News Headlines May 24, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 24, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

TMG, Adebanjo, others knock Buhari for hailing Abacha
HoS plans salary increase, others to boost civil service
Buhari yet to get 2018 budget from National Assembly
Two modular refineries’ll begin operations next year –FG
Timely FDP approval good for govt, investors – Kachikwu
Bandits abduct 21 passengers, kidnap 10 others in Kaduna
Tanker kills father of three in Lagos traffic
Nigeria’s industrial production has fallen by 41% –AfDB
Electoral Act: Again, card reader divides Reps
Xenophobia: Reps summon minister, Dabiri-Erewa over killing of Nigerians
Cholera kills 16 in Adamawa, Kano, 176 hospitalised
Killings: National Assembly set to approve special funding for security agencies
Mother blames Lagos hospital for son’s illness
Police arrest 73-year-old for raping, impregnating girl, 14 • nab woman for abducting kid in market
Cult member kills rival, sells palms for N5,000 in Ogun
Man seeking business boom defrauded of N4.7m by herbalists
‘Artisans need more training for safety’
Lady bags 15-year jail for defiling 16-year-old boy
Bauchi deputy gov, Nuhu Gidado, resigns
Oro community disowns arrested Offa bank robbery suspect
‘Artisans need more training for safety’
Lagos police detain man for allegedly killing wife
Ajimobi urges FG to refund Oyo State N33bn expended on federal roads
Head of Service moves to make civil service incorruptible, efficient
Federal agency says its too poor to fund production of staff identity cards
UK court set to deliver judgment in Shell’s oil spill dispute with Bodo community
$15.5m account freeze: Absence of Judge stalls Patience Jonathan’s suit
JUST IN: Metuh fell down on his own, says Judge
2019 Elections: Umahi throws Ebonyi House of Assembly contests open
Freight forwarders groan under burden of multiple taxation
Safety in focus as more people embrace cooking gas
My wonder goal is for Rohr –Usman
Shock as Mayweather buys $5m ring for daughter
Ramadan: Musa, Shehu dole out cash to the needy in Kano
Reps probe treatment of players, unpaid salaries
Tornadoes to pay family late player’s salary
Obiano plans stadium for Akunyili
Nuzak teams up with CDQ for single, ‘The Boy’
Newlyweds Harry and Meghan make first appearance
Sony buys EMI Music Publishing in $1.9bn deal
Fastest ways to sell your products on Instagram
Firm launches mobile marketing solutions for SMEs
Cyberthreats: Firms advocate cloud computing security
Subscription video providers compete for consumers’ attention
EDITORIAL: Ebola: Time for precautionary measures
Why are elections war in Nigeria?
International Day of Biodiversity: Tracing the milestones
‘Transport money’ and the culture of corruption
Capturing Africa’s niche in the global value chains


Bauchi Deputy Governor Resigns
FG: Immunity is Wike’s Saving Grace
Katsina APC Congress Committee Raises the Alarm over Elections in Funtua Senatorial District
Nominations Open for 2018 Nigerian Sports Award
25,000 Youths to Lose Jobs in Anambra over Okada Ban
Spearhead Tourism Marketing in Nigeria, Transcorp MD Tells Govt
Nigeria Can Generate Huge Revenue from Software Export’
‘Paucity of Terrestrial Fibre Bane of Africa’s Internet Penetration’
LifeBank Closes Seed Funding from EchoVC for Africa Supply Chain
SON, CPC Others Canvass Regulatory Framework for eCommerce Sector
Shittu: Indo-Africa ICT Expo Will Boost Digital Transformation in Nigeria
Infotech Risks Security Ltd Brings GRC Skills to Nigeria
Facebook Partners CcHub to Launch NG_Hub in Nigeria
‘Nigeria Can Generate Huge Revenue from Software Export’
‘Paucity of Terrestrial Fibre Bane of Africa’s Internet Penetration’
LifeBank Closes Seed Funding from EchoVC for Africa Supply Chain
SON, CPC Others Canvass Regulatory Framework for eCommerce Sector
Idahosa: Oyegun’s Weak Leadership Responsible for APC Crisis
Baba-Ahmed: APC Lacks Legitimacy to Fight Corruption
Mahmood Yakubu, Others to Headline Call for Youth Participation in Politics
Ize Centre Creates Autism Awareness
Lambo: Only Political Will Can Address Universal Health Coverage
LASAM, Stakeholders Demand Full Release, Implementation of Lagos Health Budget
Experts Urge Lupus Patients to See their Doctors Regularly
Pharmaceutical Firm Repositions De-Deon from Rescue to Catalyst Brand
Survey Rates Nigeria Health Care Performance Low
Ighalo’s Arrival Swells Eagles’ Camp to 25 Players
Pinnick Excited by Eagles ‘B’ Performance against Atletico
New Arsenal Boss, Emery, Advised to Offload Iwobi, Cech, Ozil
‘Delta Committed to Hosting Senior African Athletics Championship’
Nominations Open for 2018 Nigerian Sports Award
Top Seeds Avoid Upsets Going into Quarterfinals
2019 and the Ibadan Conversation

The Nation

Revealed: Who got what in $16b Obasanjo power deals
Report: Banks won’t lower lending rates
AU unveils calendar of AFRIMA 2018 in Ghana
N950m fraud: Shekarau, two others to be arraigned today
Ambode adopts LASU’s best graduating student
Federal, states, local govts share N701b
Presidency faults Amnesty report on security agencies
NLC, SERAP, Sagay, others call for probe
Killings: Senate seeks special security funding
Wike is enjoying immunity, says Fed Govt
Alleged N450m: Ex-Minister applies to court to change counsel
FEC okays N5.19b for Osun, Ekiti roads
Buhari applauds Nigeria’s rising role in World Craft Council
Bauchi deputy governor resigns
Transcorp wins at Tourism Summit
Classmates blame Pharmacy student’s death on JOHESU strike
‘15,000 federal projects abandoned in Southeast’
Firm, groups hold essay contest to fight malaria
Why critical thinking matters
‘How we’ll bail out indigent, physically-challenged students’
Nigeria in trouble if it fails to restructure, entrepreneur warns
Danish envoy hails youth on SDGs
Ex- Falcon To Eagles: Avoid selfish play in Russia
African fans tip Brazil, Germany to win Russia 2018
Crespo Storms Nigeria for Champions League final
Tornadoes to pay late Isah’s Salary till end of season
Rooney set for medical with DC United
Arsenal appoint Emery as new manager
Fans back S/Eagles Team B as main team feeder
Rivers APC: A divided house
Edo beefs up security architecture
Kwara community disowns Offa robbery suspect
Three Nigerians make Talents Durban
Grammy winner, Jamie Foxx to host 2018 BET Awards
Emem Isong, Jerry Mofokeng for TAFF honours
How is tea made?
How to choose the right tea
End Codeine and Tramadol….. Alternative medicine options (1)
Help! another lady has moved into my matrimonial home
Makoko residents protest invasion
Group hails Ekwunife for peaceful congress
Police warn vehicle owners
Child Rights Law for review, says govt
‘JAMB has outlived its usefulness’
Crescent varsity adds new courses
Remembering a pioneer Educator
The other side of cash-backed enrolment in North
Federal, states, local govts share N701b
Shell pledges more domestic gas supply, 600mmscfd coming
Speedy approval of FDP will attract investments, says Kachikwu
CBN warns banks refusing to sell dollar to customers


EFCC Arraigns Kobani, Okpoko For Allegedly Receiving N750m From Diezani
Former Kogi First Lady Opens Recording Studio
Why FG Needs To Approve New Judges, Justices Of Appellate Court
Nigeria Heading For Collapse Except…—NIGN
Protest: Intersociety Berates Anambra Catholics For Opting Out
FG Hasn’t Awarded 2nd Niger Bridge Contract —Reps C’ttee
Countdown (21) Eagles Shape Up For Congo DR
Insecurity: Security Chiefs At Senate, Demand Special Funding
Nigeria’s Fate In Hands Of Journalists —Ayade
Opposition Parties To Boycott Nasarawa LG Polls
Getting Business Loans From Banks Skye Bank (Concluding Part)
NBASBL’ll Take A Stand On AfCFTA After Due Consultations — CCP
My Wonder Goal Meant To Convince Rohr — Usman Mohammed
Battle For Soul Of Imo APC Intensifies, As Parallel Executives Emerge
BoI Partners SMEDAN, NEXIM To Ease SME Loans
Kebbi Plans Economic Corridor Office With Niger Republic
Oil Spill: NOSDRA, SPDC Accused Of Deliberate Delay
FG hasn’t awarded 2nd Niger Bridge contract —Reps c’ttee
Battle for soul of Imo APC intensifies, as parallel executives emerge
Buhari-Obasanjo faceoff: Crossfire, as supporters bombard each other
Cultist kills rival, sells severed hands for N5,000 in Ogun
Another 47 abducted in Birnin Gwari
Assassination allegation: Why Wike hasn’t been quizzed – FG
N400m Fraud: Metuh made my court look like accident scene- Justice Abang
Igbemo Ekiti Stakeholders rally behind Fayemi
Why Mega party will prevail, Andike, publicity scribe
Jonathan, PDP governors to inaugurate Fayose’s projects
Unpaid salaries will make victory easy for Fayemi, says APC Chieftain
PMB/OBJ faceoff: Lauretta Onochie sets up #OBJWhereIsThePower?
Countdown (21) Eagles shape up for Congo DR
Asaba 2018 AAC: LOC happy with Zenith’s sponsorship
10 things to know ahead of Russia 2018
Will Smith to record World Cup 2018 anthem
Hubby left for a richer older woman
Jet Li’s manager reacts to concerns over actor’s health
Edo beefs up security, procures another APC
Schools’ Debate: Nigeria will break Guinness record —Treasure Olawunmi
FLOODING: Ebonyi begins payment of N200m compensation to 347 farmers, property owners, others
What you can do to protect yourself from Ebola

The Sun

Pope considers visiting Nigeria –Onaiyekan
Port Harcourt residents celebrate commissioning of major roads
Nigerian soldiers rape starving women –Amnesty International
NSA absent at Senate- service chiefs’ meeting
700 Boko Haram fighters ready to surrender – FG
Ohanaeze youths ask IPOB to embrace restructuring
Anambra bans Okada
Minimum wage increase receiving attention –Oyo-Ita
Buhari yet to receive Budget 2018 from N’Assembly –Udoma
2019: APC moves against nPDP group
…Delist aggrieved members from committees
Imo: I’ll not leave APC for anybody -Okorocha
PAP: Ex-agitators warn against unguarded statements
Buhari yet to receive Budget 2018 from N’Assembly –Udoma
…As FEC approves N583m consultancy for data management
Epileptic power supply: FG defends sale of electricity to ECOWAS
Asaba 2018: Delta approves variation contract for Keshi stadium
Nwakali, Usman Mohammed good enough for Super Eagles, says Tijani Babaginda
Arsenal confirm Emery appointment as Wenger successor
EU popularity rises with one year to go until elections
US warns staff in China: Beware of unusual sounds
700 Boko Haram fighters ready to surrender – FG
Ohanaeze youths ask IPOB to embrace restructuring
Anambra bans Okada
•10,000 on verge of losing source of livelihood
Ekiti guber: Unpaid salaries will give Fayemi victory, APC chieftain says
Kwara APC urges elected party excos to hit ground running
Ekiti in Diaspora want introduction of e-voting
EDITORIAL: The proposed extra year for varsity graduates
NMA dominance in health sector responsible for strike: JOHESU
2 new Ebola deaths recorded in Congo – Health Ministry
6,072 residents benefit from Eko health programme
Beyond meat selling: The story of Karu abattoir
Land war rocks Enugu
…Big shots count losses as bulldozer demolishes buildings
War in Abia College of Health Technology
Swimming against the tide
AS African immigrants work relentlessly to pass down their culture to their children in the Diaspora,
The alleged plot against Wike
The manipulated vote
‘Unknown gunmen’
The PUNCH of March 10 disseminated Clement Ebri: Meet a philosopher, writer, sportsman, statesman, former governor of Cross River
Democracy Day, Ambode and the Lagos experience
Satanism in new age religious solution (11)
The Bible, Almighty God and I (6)
The Senate can legally summon the IGP (2)
Ekiti returns to a familiar path


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