News Headlines May 29, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines May 29, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch 

Democracy Day: Be ready to make sacrifices, Osinbajo tells Nigerians
Lecturer, four others killed in Benue Joshua could be forced to vacate IBF title
Motorcyclists celebrating corpse die in Imo
Anambra community seeks justice as widow loses three sons
I attracted stolen child with N200 — Suspect
A President and the burden of honesty
Police arrest FUT students for robbery
Kidnap: NYSC warns corps members to be security conscious
Is National Assembly doing enough to complement anti-graft war?
Anti-graft war: Many seizures, few convictions
Buhari @ two: Economy struggles to exit recession
States producing 5.7 million metric tonnes of rice – DFID
Permit: MTN gets N221m waiver from Kano
Infrastructure: FG to strengthen PPP contracts
NCDMB, Dangote collaborate on refinery project
SARS operatives, angry youths clash in Delta, one shot
Lagos’ll play active role in Nigeria’s prosperity – Osinbajo
Tenure extension: Retired PS, HoS shun Reps order on salary refund
African envoys demand two seats on UN Security Council
Protest mars APC anniversary award ceremony in Niger
PCN seals 380 pharmacies, patent medicines stores in Edo
Bakassi refugees lament poor nutrition, get succour from ANDP
Nigeria risks youth explosion, says Obasanjo
Herdsmen killings can lead to another civil war – Bakare
Fayose gives N25m scholarship to Ekiti ex-MILAD’s children
Ekweremadu hails FG
LASG Chapel: Members desert church over sacking of Presiding Chaplain
Lagos pupils’ abduction: Angry parents accuse government of indifference
Ondo police arrest teachers for taking pupils’ blood, fingernails
Economy bleeds as CBN pursues elusive Naira stability
Court declares LG marriage certificates illegal
Father, children lynch passer-by for urinating near residence
Why Rivers didn’t honour Amachi –Wike
10 things you didn’t know your iPhone could do
Five smart ways to bank with Smartphone
May 29: Nigeria’s endangered democracy
NCF, others seek investment in solar energy generation
Anambra community seeks justice as widow loses three sons
Protest mars APC anniversary award ceremony in Niger
States producing 5.7 million metric tonnes of rice – DFID
Infrastructure: FG to strengthen PPP contracts
NCDMB, Dangote collaborate on refinery project
General tips on online forex trading
Hammers approach City for Iheanacho
2,000 freestylers for Feet ‘n’ Tricks tourney
Stakeholders fault NBBF N500m fundraiser
Sunshine bar reporters
I’m not going to China but…- Costa
Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival
BREAKING: Sofia Coppola wins best director at Cannes film festival
Hitman film and AIDS drama tipped to win at Cannes
Editorial: May 29: Nigeria’s endangered democracy


Multinationals, Private Entities to Compulsorily Fund Climate Change Account
House c’ttee urges action as bill proceeds to third reading
Obaseki Promises to Boost Revenue for LGs
Osinbajo, Namadi Sambo Disagree at Zaria Water Inauguration
Ekweremadu Commends FG for 27km Enugu Road Project
OYC Condemns Division Among Igbo Leaders in Bayelsa
FCT Downscales Work on Vice-President Quarters, to Upgrade Urban Slums
A’Ibom Insists on Running LGs with Caretaker Committees
WFP: Boko Haram Did Not Hijack IDP Rice
Justice Onalaja is Dead
Obasanjo Warns Against Youth Explosion
Democracy Day: Tinubu Asks Nigerians to be Vigilant
Ugwuanyi Prays for Buhari, Osinbajo
Don’t Contemplate Having Military Back, Atiku Warns Nigerians
BA Resumes Flights to Nigeria after Computer Glitch
N’Delta Chiefs Ask FG to Give IOCs Clear Instructions to Relocate…
Conoil Urges Nigerians to Keep Hope Alive
‘Why DSS Raided Ekweremadu’s Residence’
Okowa Hails Deltans, Promises Better Deal
CBN Tennis Main Draw Serves off without Defending Champions
Ettah Promises Continuity as UAC Trophy Race Returns to Lagos Yacht Club
Finalists Emerge in GTBank/Lagos Principal’s Cup
2017 AfroBasket: Nigeria’s D’Tigresses Draw Senegal, Egypt

The Nation

Osinbajo on Democracy Day: let’s make sacrifices
Budget: Presidency awaits feedback from MDAs before assent
Tinubu: let’s be vigilant
Obasanjo warns of looming youth anger
Ekweremadu to IPOB, MASSOB: sit-at-home should be optional
Capital Oil workers fear job losses
Eminent jurist Onalaja dies
Democracy is best form of govt, says Dogara
Cross River workers begin indefinite strike
Ijaw youths reject PIB as Senate passes Bill
Emmanuel: I won’t borrow at high interest rate for council poll
Eghagha: my students’ Facebook comments scared my abductors
‘UN food for Northeast not hijacked’
Why only viable free zones should be licensed, by Umana, others
Boko Haram did not hijack IDPs’ food
700 schools shut for non-payment of fees
UNN to emerge among 10 best global varsities–VC
Moses, Emmanuel on spotlight as CBN Tennis Main Draw serves off
Lagos FA Cup win: MFM FC boss Adeyemi showers encomium on team
Hoopers rebound from Falcons loss
2017 ITTF World Championship: Sports ministry fails to lift Team Nigeria to Germany
World’s biggest table tennis championship kicks off in Germany
91st minute own goal gives PSG French Cup
Are dark days of Eighth Senate over?
2019: Nigerians’ expectations from Buhari
Political group denies contempt case against INEC
Francis Duru, Cynthia Agholor, others star in ‘Diplomatic Strings’
‘The Quartet’ moots film industry development fund
Lagos at 50: Wole Soyinka, others grace Jide Kosoko’s ‘Ogun Ahoyaya’
Please release our kids, parents beg kidnappers
Task force destroys Indian hemp, drugs worth millions
‘We’ve come to build and not destroy’
Punish perpetrators, says MSSN
Educationist tasks parents on sex education
‘How Nigeria can fix power sector’
FirstBank joins PCI SSC Board of Advisors
Lagos to partner trade groups to reduce fire outbreaks


NLC Urges FG To Announce Composition Of Minimum Wage C’ttee
Unending Furore Over Restructuring
Bad Start, Slow Recovery, Rays Of Hope —LCCI Boss, Muda Yusuf
I Had Not Met Tinubu When He Made Me Commissioner —Osinbajo
Atiku To Nigerians: Be Patient But Improve Choice Of Leaders In Next Election
Democracy Day: Okowa, Oborevwori Assure On Prosperous Delta
In The Trenches Of Journalism And Activism With Babafemi Ojudu
State Of The Nigerian Economy At Half-Way Mark – 3
Managing Equity Investments During Market Downturns – FDC
The Future Of African Insurance Industry Is Promising – AIO President
Party Leaders Kick Against Alleged Imposition, Demand Primaries
Gen Adebayo: Fayose Has Honoured Himself — ONI
Your Change, My Change, Our Change
Youths’ anger may consume us, Obasanjo warns
RAID ON EKWEREMADU’S HOUSE: Stop persecution of Ndigbo, Ohanaeze warns APC govt
PDP carpets Buhari government @ two
Man shot at for trying to take Policeman’s gun in Delta
Pastor tied up for sleeping with church member in Benin?
Sunshine Star fans attack linesman
How Soyinka brokered peace between Tinubu and Evander Holyfield
N1m up for grabs at first Freestyle football tourney
Victor Moses marries mother of his two kids
WBA Champ ‘Floyd Mayweather’ to visit Nigeria, Ghana
Perotti rescues Roma on Totti’s farewell party
Benfica lift Portuguese Cup, secure double
2019 presidential poll: ‘Ex-President Jonathan ticket might not work’
2nd anniversary: Ambode has done well, but … – PDP faction
Abia: The journey of the Magi
Mercy Aigbe: Lagos writes Police, demands transfer of case files
How Hilda Dokubo thrilled guests at Rivers golden jubilee
Burna Boy banned from performing in US and Canada ?
Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival
Lasgidi All-Stars show set to shutdown Lagos today



Be ready to make sacrifice, Osinbajo tells Nigerians
NAF base may be attacked, says Air Chief Abubakar
Quadri, Assar lead Africa as ITTF world fiesta serves off in Germany
Tension builds as security agencies beef up surveillance in South East
Obasanjo, Tambuwal, others lament youth frustration, anger, unemployment
Lagos is path to Nigeria’s prosperity, says Osinbajo
Jonathan sues for peace in Rivers’, Bayelsa’s squabbles
‘Delayed passage of whistleblower bill threatens anti-graft war’
Fayose eulogises Bawa, pledges N2.5m yearly for kids up keep
Leicester City fret as West Ham bids £24m for Iheanacho
Juventus the final hurdle to history for Zidane’s Madrid
Critics made me stronger, says Mertesacker
D’Tigresses draw Mozambique, Senegal, Egypt, Guinea
Nigeria Customs wins 2017 Ships, Ports, Maritime Championship
Kienka wins Zenith Bank Tennis Championship
ICRC seeks repositioning of concessioning through review of act
Financial stocks contribute 86.8% to total equity turnover
Tax compliance, economy and social contract issues
How to resuscitate nation’s capital market, boost liquidity

Editorial: Democracy at noon, Buhari at mid-term
Buhari, please don’t die before me!
Ambode did not disappoint
Restructuring Nigeria?
Nollywood as a Pan-African cultural phenomenon 
Presidential system has failed Nigerians, says Yakassai
Buhari, APC have no programme for Nigeria, Ayo Adebanjo claims
Akwa Ibom not in a hurry to conduct council polls, says Emmanuel
Ambode seeks support in tackling child labour, abuse
Lynne Ramsay, so near yet so far from historic Cannes win
Leading Brazilian musicians stage protest concert in Rio
Swedish comedy ‘The Square’ is surprise Cannes winner
Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower set to become world’s tallest building
Factors fueling rise in cement prices
Experts call for adequate budgetary support for hydrological services
World Bank extends $3.8m forest carbon facility to Nasarawa, Ondo

Daily Trust

Osinbajo to Nigerians: Be ready to make sacrifice
Osinbajo’s executive order will improve business environments- FAAN MD
Ekweremadu advises IPOB, MASSOB on sit-at-home order
Children’s day: Kaduna children decry domestic violence, child trafficking
Sanusi deliberately misunderstood on polygamy –C’ttee scribe
Anniversary: Atiku seeks more faith in democracy
NEMA adopts cash transfer to expand relief intervention
How we’ll reduce out of school children in north-east – FAcE-PAM
Confusion over death of brothers in Osun
Bracelet to encourage child immunisation
Oil price fall not a threat for now – OPEC
Many passengers stranded at MMIA as BA cancels Lagos – London flights
Licence renewal at oil, gas free zones to take 48 hours – Umana
MAN, other stakeholders kick against multiple taxation in Kwara
Obasanjo, Osinbajo’s wife eulogise Lawson’s emergence as NACCIMA president
Firm to set up tricycle assemblage plant in Nigeria next year
Vehicle owners task Kachikwu on completion of refineries
‘I have raped 30 women in 3 years, killed many others’
Ramadan: Lagos orphans to get free JIBWIS clothings
Houses, shops submerged by flood in Ilorin
Under Buhari, Boko Haram is crippled
The Dollar and the Naira Exchange Rate: Searching for a stable rate
The (Missing) Agenda of Restructuring Two years’ anniversary: Giant footprints of Buhari
Economic recession is Buhari’s biggest headache
Osinbajo to Nigerians: Be ready to make sacrifice
Lagos LG polls: Confusion persists over PDP candidates
Akpabio persuades Ayade to remain in PDP
DPC asks Buhari to dissolve cabinet
Abia win big as Plateau maintain top spot
Moses out as Emmanuel headlines CBN Tennis main draw opener
Stakeholders, NBBF trade words over N500m fundraising
Buhari Administration: Two years to go
Buhari: Change or ‘same-same’?
JAMB 2017: Out-of-the-Box exam management at last
GERMANY: Europe can’t rely on US, UK – Merkel
.Editorial: Two Years of Buhari Administration


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