News Headlines May 26, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines May 26, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch 

Gunmen abduct six Lagos pupils three days after writing school
Buhari: A mid-term report 
Obasanjo calls for negotiation on Biafran agitation
NEC accuses Jonathan of sharing ecological fund to PDP states 
Anointing service drama: Ambode sacks chaplain 24 hours after Sunday service …priest, family thrown out of residence for ‘disrespecting’ gov’s wife 
Ekiti: Murder suspects reject lawyer during trial 
Man rapes eight-year-old sibling in Katsina 
Five important loan lessons you must learn early
Ambode laments Lekki clash, warns communities 
Plan to protect EFCC chair underway, says AGF
165 Nigerians return from Libya 
FG to shut down five foreign missions 
Two soldiers nabbed for disrupting Edo court 
Lagos FHC orders Ubah’s release, Abuja court extends his detention 
Jonathan’s godson forfeits mansion, others to FG 
Ebola: FG may sanction airline for repatriating corpse from Congo 
CDHR, TUC fault IPAC’s call for REC-nominee’s disqualification 
FG declares Monday public holiday
Nothing can stop Nigeria’s greatness, Osinbajo tells corpers 
Ngwuta: Court orders recovered money deposited in CBN 
Boko Haram: Military acquires 20 dogs to detect IEDs 
Shot judiciary worker: JUSUN accuses army of cover up 
UNIOSUN demands prosecution of rampaging air force men 
Lagos promises even development 
Why Adeleke family can’t have autopsy report – LAUTECH 
Nigeria has many quack psychotherapists –ACMPN 
CVR: INEC accuses Kogi gov of double registration
We won’t leave state highways, says FRSC 
Ramadan: Sultan set to announce sighting of moon 
Fake soldier kills 25-year-old during argument 
Senate passes petroleum governance bill 14 years after …APC, NUPENG, PENGASSAN hail passage
Way out of the minimum wage quagmire
Herbert Macaulay’s destroyed house should’ve been historical monument – Fafowora
NEC accuses Jonathan of sharing ecological fund to PDP states
Nigeria’s political system unfair, unsustainable, says Ohanaeze
Police arrest ex-councillor, others for employment scam
Exploring oil in the North: Fabulous or fabulist?
Nothing can stop Nigeria’s greatness, Osinbajo tells corpers
NBS ranks Lagos, A’Ibom, three others most investment-friendly states
UNIOSUN demands prosecution of rampaging air force men
Fake soldier kills 25-year-old during argument
Police arrest ex-councillor, others for employment scam
Minister wants better healthcare for soldiers, families
Nasarawa radio owner tackles govt over closure
Sokoto to spend N169m on stadium renovation
Elections critical to stability in Africa – S’Leonean President
Bankole’s loyalists dump PDP, join ADP, as crisis deepens
FG inaugurates Solid Minerals Development Fund board
OPEC, others extend oil output cuts, Nigeria exempted
Five power turbines, four plants shut
Attributes of great entrepreneurs
Kwara honours Yekini
Viewing centre tragedy: Ita-Giwa, Calabar residents celebrate Man Utd
Corsica friendly good for Nigeria – Onigbinde
Eagles won’t underestimate Corsica – Echiejile
Bafana coach banks on warriors for Eagles
BREAKING: Marco Silva resigns as Hull manager
Hilarious things your favourite wine says about you
UNIBEN female student stabs colleague
Ambode, Aboderin make a case for quality education
Pupil returns lost purse, gets N2,000 reward
Air Force school gets first solar station
Substitute school meal with milk, NSN tells govt
Anambra pupils top national common entrance examination
FG releases 2017 National Common Entrance Examination Result
Domestic violence: Mercy Aigbe visits UK for dental check-up
Indigent boy sings Davido’s ‘If,’ gets scholarship from superstar
Moji Olaiya’s death certificate ready —Burial committee
Hollywood actor, Oyelowo vows to tackle human trafficking
Desmond, Mercy Aigbe join King to uplift widows
Ramadan: Drink plenty water before fasting –Physician
Medicinal cannabis effective treatment for severe epilepsy – Study
LUTH workers stage one day protest over poor working conditions
Chocolate consumption may lower heart disease risk – study
Five tips for choosing catchy hashtags for social media campaigns
Editorial: Way out of the minimum wage quagmire
Ajimobi, Ibadan chieftaincy law and the imperatives of change
Lamenting the death of a loved one (2)
Seven sex mistakes men make
For hotter sex, ask your woman these five questions
Nigerian, older Caucasian wife celebrate 6th wedding anniversary
Sleeping with a married person? Here’s how to end it—if you want


Senate Scraps NNPC, others in New Petroleum Industry Governance Bill
It’s promise fulfilled, says Saraki Crude oil price stabilises at $53 as OPEC extends output cut
Ebola: FG, Lagos to Sanction Kenya Airways
NEC Accuses Jonathan of Bias over Disbursement of N34bn Ecological Fund
Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Ohanaeze Say Nigeria’s Unity Negotiable
50% of Nigerian Children Experience Physical Violence, Says UNICEF
Ekweremadu Advocates Total Removal of Age Limits for Political Offices
Court Orders DSS to Deposit Monies Recovered from Justice Ngwuta in CBN
NNPC to Build Gas Metering Plant for Egbin Expansion Plans
… Releases Common Entrance Results as Queens College Records Highest Subscription
FG to Shutdown Five Foreign Missions
Again, Gunmen Strike at Igbonla Lagos Model College, Abduct Six Students
Air Force Bases under Threat, Say CAS
Confusion as Two Courts Give Conflicting Ruling on Ifeanyi Ubah’s Release
FG Declares Monday Public Holiday
IPOB Backs Fani-Kayode, Fayose against Arewa Youths
2017 Children’s Day Celebration: FCTA to Launch Strategic Plan to End Violence against Children
Niger Delta in a Hurry for Development, Says Dickson
Group Donates Drugs, Money to Bakassi IDPs
Coup Plot Allegation: Nigeria Cannot Afford Another Civil War, Bode George Warns
SON Destroys N450m Worth of Substandard Products
N’Assembly to Hold Public Hearing on Political Parties Debate Commission
Terrorism: Normalcy Returns to Lake Chad Basin, Navy Assures
House Mulls Financial Autonomy for NIPOST
Sokoto Removes 13,415 Ghost Workers from Payroll, Saves N300m
Ayade, Ex-govs Plant Trees to Mark Cross River at 50
Ambode Condemns Lekki Unrest, Laments Threat to $15bn Investment
Nigeria Attractive for Investment, Says RenCap
Sigma Pensions Implores States to Implement Retirement Scheme
UBA Introduces Mobile Banking App
FG Urged to Introduce Privatisation Policy to Deepen Capital Market
Fidelity Bank Empowers 400 Students
Domestic Airlines Airlift 1.5m in Q, 2017
Implement National Conference Report Now, UPP Tells FG
Britain’s Bad Day Brings Lessons Home to Nigeria
The Teacher Who Became King of Lepers
Desmond Elliot, Mercy Aigbe Volunteer to Champion Campaign against Widows’ Maltreatment
Agrifood Youth Opportunity Lab to Empower 15,000 Young People
Artistes Express Hope as Ariya Repete Enters Quarter Finals
Concluding Serie A Matches Live on StarTimes
Iheanacho: I Will Not Leave Man City
Record Entries Trail 39th CBN T’tennis Tourney
Cristiano Ronaldo Faces Tax Fraud Charges
Kwara State at 50

The Nation

Obasanjo: civil war never meant to massacre Igbo
PIB: Senate scraps NNPC
19 states, Abuja may get N2b ecological fund
APC happy over passage of Bill to reform oil and gas sector
Gunmen kidnap six school boys
Teachers to earn bigger salaries, says Fed Govt
Executive Orders: New dawn for private sector operators
FG to recruit NYSC members as anti-malaria taskforce
Another batch of 165 Nigerians return from Libya
Obaseki demolishes APC chieftain multi-million shopping complex
PIB: Senate scraps NNPC, creates three new agencies
We are greater together than being apart, says Osinbajo
Nigeria’s future bleak, says Ohaneze president
Obasanjo: Nigeria civil war not meant to exterminate Igbos
Gunmen kidnap six Igbonla College pupils
A resumption that never was
Oyo college gets Bursar
Obong varsity holds seminar on quality research
international friendly Echiejile to captain Eagles
Nyaghassang community celebrates Manchester United’s victory
South Africa coach picks Moses, Iheanacho, Iwobi as ‘Dangermen’
2015 OKPEKPE RACE Organisers hail SuperSports, AIT, Channels
FA CUP FINAL Moses wants revenge on Arsenal
UAC Trophy Race returns to Lagos Yacht Club
Stakeholders okays passage of NSC bill
‘Ambode ‘ll sustain tempo of performance’
Saraki, Dogara renew hostility against anti-graft batlle
Elders’ Forum celebrates Oliver De Coque
Cancer story: Halima Abubakar spoils for war
Tomi Odunsi pens emotional note to Eric Arubayi’s wife on birthday
Taming your anger, frustration and aggression (4)
‘Rate of heart attacks can be reduced’
Simplified medical referral takes off
Utomi is great asset to Nigeria, says Olu of Warri
NUPENG, IPMAN suspend strike in Cross River
CAN hails Ugwuanyi for peace, security
PIB: Host communities hail National Assembly for passing bill
‘We can reverse economic woes without external help’
Ramadan: Scanty markets, low patronage
Access Bank boosts savings with ‘Family Savings Scheme’
Shoprite Nigeria donates to AUN’s Feed and Read Programme


New NADDC Boss Fires First Salvo: I’ll Work With Only Progressive Companies
Pension Expert Task Workers On Additional Voluntary Savings
Corsica FA Offers Free Tickets To Children
AAF Diamond League: Okagbare Returns
UN Trains FAAN AVSEC Officers On Counter Terrorism
JAMB: CBT Centres Move To Ensure Hitch-Free Exams
Coup Rumour, Set Back To Nigeria’s Democracy —Onuesoke
FG Empowers 40 Ex-Agitators In N-Delta
INEC Accuses Kogi Gov Of Double Registration
Delta Vocational Centre Graduates 174
NYSC Members Tasked On Kwara’s Devt
Basketmouth, Others Storm Kirikri For Night Of David
Why some UTME candidates won’t get their results — Oloyede
External reserve falls to $30.5bn as Naira appreciates to N376/$
Let’s beg Biafrain agitators – Obasanjo

Corsica FA offers free tickets to children
IAAF Diamond League: Okagbare returns
UAC Trophy Race returns to Lagos Yacht Club
Ronaldo faces five years in prison for tax fraud
Moses finds “new life” under Chelsea manager Conte
Police score Enugu high on peace and security
Ortom to Mark: You’re telling lies, come to Benue let me clear you
Breaking: Senate passes PIB into law
Buhari disappoints wailers, regains strength
FG’s failure to compensate Boko Haram’s members escalated insurgency – OBJ
Accolades as COSON opens ultra-modern complex
Wizkid steps out with ‘Sounds From The Other Side’, July
Cancer: Nollywood actress heaps curse on rumour mongers
2baba bridges gap between S/Africa, Nigeria as he visits Nelson Mandela’s Soweto home

The Sun

Again, militants storm Lagos Model School, abduct principals, 6 students
Sokoto uncovers 13,415 ghost LG workers
IPOB to World Igbo Congress: We want liberation
INEC confirms, cancels Kogi gov’s second voters’ card
•To sanction staff for illegal registration
19 states, FCT to share N40bn ecological funds
Justice Ngwuta: FG tenders bags of money as evidence
FG declares Monday public holiday
• Sultan asks Muslims to look out for new moon for Ramadan
Senate passes PIGB
•Scraps NNPC, PPPRA, others
Osinbajo, Obasanjo open up on Biafra
Anambra: The humanity of Obiano government
Unregistered teachers risk arrest –FG 
Jigawa gov: Why I put N19bn in fixed deposit
‘N1.6bn interest paying LG salaries, scholarships’
Soldiers arrested for disrupting mobile court’s proceedings
Children’s Day: Story Theatre with Grandma Wura returns on stage
Accolades in Enugu, as residents, others celebrate Ugwuanyi’s feats
Port Harcourt Refinery: Let due process prevail
Two years of Ambode, power of clear vision
Two years of APC change
Year 2019 and the search for Nigerian President
Caught between a rock and hard place
Moves against Sanusi dangerous for Kano Emirate –Gashash
Recession: We’ve never had it this bad -Rep
APC will cease to exist without Buhari -Ikoh, PPA chieftain
NEC orders audit of ECA over $100m discrepancy
… Approves extension of budget support facility to states
Sona shines at Food West Africa fair
BoI to create 5m jobs by 2019
Int’l friendly : Eagles won’t underrate Corsica, Echiejile insists
Corsica coach: Eagles’re world class players
FA Cup final: Star Lager Beer takes lucky fans to Wembley…
The Sun, Ozekhome, IGP, others bag awards on crime prevention
N11bn fuel subsidy: 2 courts give conflicting orders on Ubah’s detention
Okorocha, Nnamani, Ihedioha, Okorie, others storm Imo to celebrate Eze Ugorji
EDITORIAL: Keeping Nigerian languages alive


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