News Headlines May 27, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines May 27, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 





The Punch 

Unemployed graduates angry, ask Osinbajo to reverse secret recruitments
Piracy: How House of Reps members kill actors –Saidi Balogun 
Moji Olaiya’s death: Why I lashed back at Yomi Fash-Lanso –Fabiyi 
KSA, Obey, Olamide, Davido, Pasuma, to perform at Lagos @50 grand finale 
I don’t compare myself with Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade –She Baby 
D’banj welcomes baby boy in US 
You don’t have to sing about bible to do good music –Ajomale
Oladehinbo celebrates Nigeria 
UI faces backlash over attempt to monopolise water market on campus 
Abacha summoned me for making a female chief judge in Lagos –Oyinlola
LG poll: APC leaders warn against imposition of candidates 
Develop child-friendly policies, Glo urges FG 
Rescued schoolgirls, proof of FG’s commitment to children –Tinubu 
Hospital discharges shot judiciary worker
Malnutrition kills 33 children in Nasarawa –Chief Dietitian 
Indomie tasks 100,000 school children on creativity
Ramadan: Osinbajo seeks special prayers for Buhari, Nigeria 
US donates N3bn to feed 175,000 Borno women, children 
Voter card scandal: APC disowns Bello, demands resignation 
Army uncovers B’Haram camp, arrests three with PVCs 
Robbers invade Kwara DPR, tie guards, cart away valuables 
Anointing service drama: Angry Nigerians back sacked pastor, condemn Ambode’s wife 
Police raid Ekweremadu’s Abuja house 
Lagos pupils abduction: Kidnappers told us to still expect the worst –Victim 
Renewable energy has potential to create jobs, says school 
Nigeria depends on your labour, Osinbajo tells corps members 
Okorocha rejects Buhari’s appointment on daughter’s behalf 
El-Rufai a big liar, says Jonathan 
APC plots to unseat Ekweremadu in 2019 
Inuwa Bawa’s death shocking, says Fayose
Five-year-old girl found teaching her mates how to masturbate with a nail
Eagles, Corsica in 1-1 stalemate
Six ways husbands can discover what sex is to a woman
Okagbare battles Olympic champion Bartoletta in Eugene
Woman seeking miracle at TB Joshua’s church nabbed over kidnap of policeman’s son – Dismissed policeman
Inuwa Bawa’s death shocking, says Fayose 
Bayelsa community laments Shell’s failure to clean spillage site
Lagos church where members dance five times in a year
Alleged product faking: Court decides firm’s CEO’s fate June 22
Robbers storm church, beat up priest’s wife, attack guard
Power-drunk cop hangs, beats bakery worker for being stubborn
Trader raped me after I asked him for help over lost N7,000 – 19-year-old girl
UNIBEN probes alleged stabbing of student by colleague
NDLEA intercepts 5,863kg of cannabis from Ghana
Kidnapped Lagos students will be rescued in few days – DIG
My wife takes pleasure in beating me up, man tells court
Army raids Boko Haram cell in Niger, arrests three
Two years after, children await succour from APC govt
APC chairman dies in ghastly motor accident in Delta
Resign or get impeached, Melaye tells Kogi gov
Release Ubah or face our wrath, IPOB warns FG, DSS
Court stops El-Rufai from demolishing market
We recovered N134bn from debtors in 2016 – AMCON
PIGB passage’ll eliminate huge revenue losses, says NEITI
Naira weakens to 382/dollar
Kwara manufacturers, others protest against new levy
PML, ITC collaborate on cigarette manufacturing in Nigeria
SO&U wins continental award
NairaBet agent commits suicide over N600,000 winning
Customs catch pigeon carrying drugs
We enjoyed over N1bn support for
Lagos@50 celebration –Ayorinde, Commissioner for Information and Strategy
Fear as herdsmen, hoodlums convert Akure stadium into hideout
Okagbare battles Olympic champion Bartoletta in Eugene
LMC fines Rangers, Sunshine for violent conducts
Kwara United player, Saka, slumps, dies in training
Total makes sports pledge as MD’s Cup ends
Eagles, Corsica in 1-1 stalemate
Interactive
Trump’s wife, Melania, dazzles in $51,000 Dolce & Gabanna 3D coat
Gospel singer laments police brutality in Yenagoa
D’banj welcomes baby boy in US
Ramadan: Drink plenty water before fasting –Physician
How physically challenged are helping to build Calabar 21mw power plant
Robbed of justice: How police help child kidnappers, rapists’ escape
Day Ago Iwoye rolled out the drums to celebrate a star
Children under siege in Nigeria – Child rights activists
El-Rufai a big liar, says Jonathan
Rivers@50: Amaechi rejects Wike’s award


ThisDay



Osinbajo in Surprise Visit to Garki Market
Ekweremadu: Police Raided My Guest House in Abuja
Biafra 50th Anniversary: Police Threaten to ‘Deal’ with IPOB, MASSOB, ACF Scores Buhari Low in Infrastructural Development
Sultan Declares Today Ramadan, Urges Muslims to Commence Fast
US Tackles Malnutrition in Pregnant Women, Children under Five with $9.5m
Sokoto, Kwara Free 98 Prisoners
Ekiti Petrol Crisis Escalates
Court Alleges Shortfall in Amount Declared by DSS from Justice Ngwuta
Rivers @ 50: Amaechi Rejects Award
FG Tasks AU on Terrorism, Underdevelopment on Africa Day
EulogiesTrail Late Dame Patricia Anenih
Edo First Lady launches Child Protection Policy
Meadow Hall College Student Wins Cambridge Learner Awards
FG to Partner Indonesia on Devt of Transportation Sector
AMCON Recovers N134bn Debt, Trims Loss to N254.34bn in 2016
To sell PAN to Dangote, Kaduna and Kebbi states
Nigeria Secures Second Exclusion from OPEC Output Freeze
Chi Limited Wins Most Innovative Company Award
Glo Enjoins Nigerian Children to Imbibe Good Virtues
Senator Esuene Says Six Years Single Term Best for Nigeria
Agbaso Remains Foundation Member of APGA, says Aide
Two Years of Blood, Tears and Excuses
Nkechikwu Azinge: My Experience with Queen of England, David Beckham
Counterculture: A Letter to the Nigerian Child
PRESIDENT BUHARI AND THE BATTLE FOR NIGERIA


The Nation



 Abducted Lagos school pupils: ‘Security forces kill 14 militants, advance into creeks’
 Nigerian couple in US get six babies at a go
 Police on red alert over planned actions by Biafra agitators
 Amaechi, Wike clash again over Rivers at 50 award
 Mid-term: ACF scores Buhari high on security, anti-grafts war
 $1.09bn Malabu oil block: Adoke sues AGF
 Jonathan to el-Rufai: you’re a liar
Ramadan begins Saturday – Sultan
Buhari’s committed to N/Delta development, says Olu of Warri
LMC fines Rangers International, Sunshine Stars N11.5M
Kayode hits Eagles camp today
Nigeria vs Togo Success denied French visa
Kwara United’s Saka Azeez buried amidst sorrow, tears
Corsica 1-1 Nigeria Iheanacho saves Eagles again
Nigeria and Corsica settle for draw
LMC fines Rangers International, Sunshine Stars N11.5M
Nigeria, Morocco football authorities sign strategic pact
MY LOVE FOR STREET MUSIC –EX-GOVERNOR DUKE’S DAUGHTER XERONA
Bigwigs gather for Buruji Kashamu
Chika Mbonu in steady rebound
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Taming your anger, frustration and aggression (4)
‘Rate of heart attacks can be reduced’
Simplified medical referral takes off
Ramadan begins Saturday – Sultan – My wife made away with my bathroom slippers, properties, man tells court
Tricycle rider jailed one month for obstructing traffic
Utomi is great asset to Nigeria, says Olu of Warri
NUPENG, IPMAN suspend strike in Cross River
Four health signs you must never ignore
Terrorism bane of Africa’s tourism growth – Report
10,000 youths to undergo skills development training
Ribena set to award 1200 children for exhibiting good values
Ramadan: Scanty markets, low patronage


Vanguard

 


My House Was Raided By Police, Nothing Was Found – Ekweremadu
Ramadan: Moon Sighted, Muslims Begin Fasting Today
Justice Ajumogobia Borrowed N18m, Refused To Pay – Witness
Niger Delta Region: What Went Wrong?
I Honoured Rita Lori-Ogbebor For Her Selflessness, Says Prof Afejuku
S/East Govs Caution Over Biafra
Badoo, Deflating Police In Lagos
What About Your Mental Muscles?
Buhari’s Govt Serious With Niger Delta Development—Warri Monarch
Disregard Coup Rumours, Northern Governors Tell Nigerians
Dangote Decries Multiple Taxation In Benue
Kidnap Of Lagos Model College Students: Parents Gripped With Fear
U.S. Ambassador Unveils 1st State-of-the Art American Space In Nigeria
Lagos @50: Olanrewaju, Okunnu, Anibaba, Others Say Marginalization Of Lagos Indigenes Must Stop
Cholera Epidemic Looms In Lagos
Tinubu, Jagaban Vs Holyfield In Boxing Ring For Lagos @ 50
Lagos Shops For New Investors For 4th Mainland Bridge Project
MOPPAN Reels Out 6-point Agenda
Nollywood Will Do Better With Govt Support – Chidi Simon
What Funke Akindele-Bello Told CNN’s ‘African Voices’
Why Celebrity Marriages Will Continue To Crash — Comedian, Bash
Two Years In Office, Nollywood Scores Buhari’s Administration!
Dame Patricia Anenih: A Matriarch In Whom Humanity Lived
President Buhari, At Half Time
NIGERIA: To Restructure Or Not
Let’s Rebuild This House!
Ogun 2019: Akinlade’s Loyalists Dump PDP For APC
Zaha Signs 5 Year Contract Extension
NFF, LMC Sign Strategic Pact With Morocco Football Authorities
Assou-Ekotto’s Wants To Be A ‘pornstar’- Redknapp
Manchester City Set To Seal £43m Deal For Monaco Midfielder
Kane On Target As Spurs Cruise In Hong Kong



Guardian


 

Funke Akindele on Africa voices
Court restrains El-Rufai from demolishing Kasuwar Barchi market
Children’s Day: Indomie Fetes Kids
Yobe earmarks N3.3 billion to complete projects
Two Almajiris turn entertainers, display toy aircraft for money
Wonder Woman, Naked Man… 5 icons of Venezuela unrest
Osinbajo urges Nigerians, Muslims to reflect on national challenges, pray for Buhari
Army raids Boko Haram cell in Niger, nabs kidnapper of late Munguno
Clinton slams fake news at Wellesley graduation speech
Queen Elizabeth visits Manchester attack victims in hospital
‘We have to forget we won the league’
Messi, Neymar bid to end season on a high
Chess body holds Children’s Day training for kids at remand home
Between Man United, Mourinho and Pogba
Murray faces Kuznetsov in French Open 2017 first round
Rangers, Sunshine official, supporter banned
It is very difficult to do business in Nigeria, expert laments
Capital importation in oil, gas declines
Relief for Nigeria, as OPEC extends oil output freeze
Improving women representation across board
More money, more problems for Nigerian Basketball
Why Gowon created states
Kogi APC, Melaye ask Bello to quit over alleged electoral fraud
Weekly political notes
Guitar king Clapton honoured by France
‘Twilight’ star Robert Pattinson revamps career at Cannes
Dbanj, welcomes son Daniel
Celebrities turn out for funeral of rock icon Cornell
Erectile dysfunction causes
A HIV-free generation is possible, says NACA


Daily Trust




Democracy Day: Osinbajo hosts pupils, visits Abuja marke
tPolice ask Nigerians to disregard IPOB, MASSOB restriction orders
Trump and other leaders clash on trade, climate at G7 summit
NLNG launches three-cargo sell tender – trade sources
How man beat son to death in Rivers
Nigeria’s many missing children
Malabu deal: I acted on Jonathan’s instruction – Adoke
Ramadan begins today
Meet ‘quiet’ UniZik student who won N1m oratory prize
Rivers United keeping Confed Cup hope alive
Dami Paul: 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup has made me a better keeper
Dortmund eye German Cup, Aubameyang eyes door
Murray looks to French Open to rediscover his form
Debts and bailouts: What you never knew about the Paris Club
New planting season, and fresh troubles
Rochas talks up excess crude
Argentina celebrates National Day in Abuja
Why Zuma Rock caught fire – Expert
Buhari’s mission of change through eyes of Nigerians
Where Nigeria’s democracy needs to head – Sen. Baba-Ahmed
When Bimbo is angry, we all stay away – Adetola Akintola
Mambayya House eulogises Aminu Kano’s widow
Two arrested for attempting to defraud Buhari’s children, relations
Ikorodu’s ‘Baddo’ cult continues to terrorise residents
PDP feud lingers as Benue LG polls draw nearer
Ango Abdullahi, southern stakeholders bicker over restructuring
Election: Ekweremadu wants age limit removed
Another year, another tomato scarcity
‘Being close to my oven is all I need to get inspired’
Provide ranches for herders, Fulani group tells Ortom
Reps seek to establish FCT devt commission, security trust fund
Abuja chief advocates for improved child, family health
Clearing huge liabilities alone worth celebrating – FCT APC chair
RAMADAN 1438: FASTING IN OTHER PLACES
The University, progressives and the unintended consequences of the equality principle
Islamic heritage series: Al-Kwarizmi: Father of modern computer
Editorial: Begging as source of income for insurgency victims?
Murtala Mohammed Airport Terminal 2 @ 10
Pest forcing Gombe tomato farmers out of business
Climate change: Germany spends over 50m to support Nigeria, others
Ransomeware attack: 5 major things you should know
5 ways to stay safe on Uber
Senate panics as Nigeria loses $450m in 3,500 cyberattacks


The Sun




Abducted 6 Lagos students located in Imobi creek
HOW STATE GOVERNORS DIVERTED BAILOUT FOR WORKERS SALARY INTO PRIVATE ACCOUNTS – WABBA, NLC PRESIDENT
Saraki, Kalu, Dickson, Tinubu celebrate with children
Two years of Buhari: The gains, the pains
Biafra day: POLICE raise red flag
Senators, Fani-Kayode condemn raid on Ekweremadu’s home
Rivers at 50: Be courageous, Wike charges judges
Rapists on the prowl in Katsina
Chilling details of how 2 men took turns to rape 1-year-old baby
Dad from hell
El-Rufai lied against me on sharing ecological funds –Jonathan
Edo First Lady launches child protection policy
APC HAS FAILED NIGERIANS –BODE GEORGE
Hausa, Igbo ‘ll soon be governor in Lagos 
Four years not enough for Buhari to deliver –Bisi Akande
No party can stand against APC in 2019
Buhari has recorded huge success –Sagay
Nigerians need to be patient with president
PDP ready to defeat APC in 2019 –Cairo Ojougboh
My fears ahead of election
Why Nollywood is in a mess – Paul Obazele, actor/producer
I was fortunate not to have been sexually abused –Dr. KEMI Dasilva-IBRU
‘There’s no criteria for rape’  
Gbenro Adegbola: Copyright war ‘ll be better served with public education
Thank you!
Re: Why keep memory of ex-lovers?
Edo First Lady launches child protection policy
AMCON to sell Peugeot car assembly plant
World Bank earmarks $200m for Fadama III financing in Nigeria
Desperate Arsenal seeks FA Cup glory BABATUNDE MICHAEL: Cameroon can’t stop Eagles’ Russia 2018 party
NPFL: Eguavoen battles Enyimba to save Sunshine
EDITORIAL: A better life for children
Ifeanyi Ubah today, who’s next?
The hustle for sugar mummies
Does size really matter?

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