News Headlines May 25, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 25, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Our presidential candidate must be a nationalist, says PDP
Lagos printer abducts, rapes pupil he met on Facebook
Alleged forgery: Court declares Innoson Motors’ chairman wanted
In Abuja, Bankole charms collectors
Praiz signs new act, Dapo
AFRIMA shines in Ghana, calls for submission
Ministry set to clamp down on ‘illegal NBBF’
AYC: Fed invites 40 wrestlers
Ighalo, Nwankwo shine
Violence mars Rivers FA Cup clash
Tornadoes praise gov for boosting players
Buhari gets 2018 Budget today, says Saraki
Ekiti poll: APC inaugurates 78-man campaign council
Nigerian, Dutch firms sign shipbuilding deal
APC petitions IGP, DSS, accuses Fayose of destroying Fayemi’s billboard
N3m fraud: Alakija testifies against employee in court
Jubilation in Jos as Jang gets N100m bail
N950m fraud: Chaos as EFCC arraigns ex-gov Shekarau, others
Lagos printer abducts, rapes pupil he met on Facebook
Buhari, Oshiomhole, Okorocha meet ahead of APC convention
Soldier kills colleague after alleged cocaine use
Ronaldinho to marry two women at the same time
Soldier kills colleague after alleged cocaine use
Naval officer, twin brothers arrested for robbery
Court remands man, 41, for allegedly raping four daughters
Man impersonates task force official, makes N15,000 daily
Policemen dispersing street fight allegedly kill salesman
UN boss, South Korean president decry scrapped Trump-Kim summit
Alleged N500m Diezani bribe: Shagari, 4 PDP chieftains get bail
Presidency didn’t tamper with APC convention committees –Adesina
Buhari appoints ex-IG Smith as PSC chairman, to succeed Okiro
Support Fayemi to rescue Ekiti from PDP, Fasanmi urges electorate
Ajimobi urges FG to refund Oyo State N33bn expended on federal roads
Osinbajo advises states against raising IGR at all costs
We’re not involved in N5.8bn North-East food supply – Agric ministry
Rain, others slow down Lagos-Ibadan rail construction
Lagos woos investors to Lekki FTZ
Nigeria, ARC seal pact on climate change
Manufacturers hope on Nigeria-China currency swap to reduce costs
Ighalo, Nwankwo shine
Violence mars Rivers FA Cup clash
England v Nigeria: Joshua reveals divided loyalties
Egypt team to decide on pre-W’Cup fasting
NWPL hails referee
Midterm: Pupils lament high volume of assignments
Old students seek new image for CMS
AXA Mansard’s Annual Children’s Finance Fair for May 26
Monarch honours King’s College former principal
Morgan Freeman apologises after sexual harassment claims
PHOTOS: Candlelight procession held for late Aisha Abimbola, Omoge Campus
Nuzak teams up with CDQ for single, ‘The Boy’
Scientists develop new tool to target mosquito-borne Zika virus
WHO warns Ebola in DRC may spread nationally, internationally
Cleaning dirty phones, tablets
Fastest ways to sell your products on Instagram
Firm launches mobile marketing solutions for SMEs
Cyberthreats: Firms advocate cloud computing security
EDITORIAL: Arrest Port Harcourt court invaders
Democracy Day and anxieties about 2019
Power: Why are Nigerians destroying Nigeria?
Alex Ekwueme and the sanctity of historical facts
What we mean when we talk about change


APC Shifts National Convention to June 23
Court Nullifies Jibrin’s Suspension
Armed Policemen Invade Kuku’s House in Ondo
Trump Cancels Summit with Kim
Buhari Appoints Smith, Ex-Justice Clara Ogunbiyi to PSC
House to Reintroduce Contentious Election Reorder Bill
•Again Naira falters on parallel market, now $366/$
SERAP, CNPP Ask Buhari to Probe Obasanjo, Jonathan over $16bn Power Projects
NCS FOU Rakes in N1.039bn in One Month
The Challenges with Landing Aids
AfrikDelta Marine Contracted to Tow Egina FPSO Vessel
Shrinking Air Travel Market
Mmobuosi: 70% of Tingo Mobile’s Raw Materials are Sourced Locally
As Pirates Ride Roughshod over Nigerian Waters
Prospects for Africa’s Oil and Gas Sector
World Milk Day 2018: FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Nutrition Society Advocate Dairy nutrition,…
President Buhari Applauds Nigeria’s Rising Role in World Craft council
Hails Runsewe’s appointment
Yoruba Group calls for Investigation, Expulsion of Amnesty International from Nigeria
US Tasks FG on Child Labour, Occupational Safety
2019 Presidency: Moghalu Joins YPP
Chukwuma: Declaring Me Wanted Done in Bad Faith
AfrikDelta Marine Contracted to Tow Egina FPSO Vessel
Obasanjo-Buhari’s Feud: Let the Music Play on
Ekiti 2018: Fayose Behind Plot to Disqualify Fayemi, Says APC
‘I Sleep and Breathe Fashion’
Three Crowns Creamer Brings New Experience to Families
YEDI Launches BMZ Skillz Girl Project in Lagos
Accolades as NNPC’s Abdulrazaq Bags ICAN Merit Award
Fashions Finest Africa ‘Epic Show’ for May 25
Victor Moses out of DR Congo Clash, Mikel Arrives Uyo
Dalung Accuses FIBA of Causing Confusion in NBBF
GOtv MAX Cup Brings Down Curtains on Torres’ Atletico Career
Olokokun, Bala, Alimi, Seka Nominated for NPFL’s VAT Wonder Goal
Tashaev Exhibits Eagles’ Jersey as Russia Welcomes the World
Sports Minister Pays Surprise Visit to SNEPCo Junior Tennis
Audacity of Lies

The Nation

How $8.5b was released for power projects in 13 years
350,000 get Fed Govt interest-free loans
Ex-IG Smith to replace Okiro as PSC chair
Three banks hold 60 per cent of N700b insider bad loans, says NDIC
ADC candidate to Fayose: Pay workers’ salaries
Why Obasanjo is angry, by Presidency
Soyinka urges Fed Govt to seek foreign assistance to end killings
Bagudu leads Ekiti APC campaign
Financial viability: Why states must think, plan as countries, by Osinbajo
Scavengers arraigned for alleged trespass, theft
Ekiti 2018: Omoyeni to run as PANDEL candidate
Glo’s Prof. Johnbull seeks richer musical content
‘Rivers APC won’t rig to kick Wike out in 2019’
Lagos-Ibadan road to get toll gates
Court remands pro-Biafra agitators
Commissioner hints on averting danger of wars through Geophysics
Pochettino signs new 5-year contract with Tottenham
We shall rejuvenate schools sports in Nigeria – Dalung
Ebola: Anxiety as Congo team arrive Nigeria Friday
Liverpool renew Standard Chartered sponsorship deal
17 Eagles training in Uyo
Eagles have bright future says, Rohr
Balogun, Ighalo join Eagles in Uyo
Why I should be given accolades – Ali Baba
Tribute to Aisha Abimbola Etaoko (1973 – 2018)
‘My life will change for good’, says Goldberg’s N2 Million Prize winner
Constipation: Hard and dry bowel movement
AXA Mansard Health unveils ‘Easy Care Health Plan’
Lagos takes medical mission to grassroots
Bayelsa’s troubled university
Group lauds minister
Omatseye’s Obito
Man remanded for ‘raping wife’s sister’
‘Reverend Father’ defrauds me, says victim
How my employee defrauded me of N3m, by Alakija
Truck driver ‘kills’ teenager
Chickenpox outbreak forces shutdown of university agric faculty
ASUP to embark on mechanised farming in Nasarawa
Centre decries low turnout of lecturers in Mathematics retraining workshop
Free trade deal: African ministers back AfCFTA
Star Lager thrills Uyo football fans
AXA Mansard sponsors Children’s Finance Fair
Bodo community wins right to legal battle against Shell


Jonah Jang Released On N300m Bail After A Week In Detention
Buhari Nominates Ex-IGP, Musliu Smith, As PSC Chairman
Ebonyi Community Protests Alleged Police Intimidation, Mass Arrest
Delta Community Leader Slams Fashola/NERC Over Epileptic Power Supply
Edo LG Polls, APC Congresses Victory For Democracy —Obaseki
Amassoma Crisis: Bayelsa Deputy Gov Condoles With Bereaved Families
NIMASA Issues 3,752 Seafarers’ Certificates In 2017
Hajj 2018: FG To Get Waiver For Nigerian Pilgrims On Biometric Data Capturing —Executive Director
John-Jonah Decries Absence Of Oil Firms In Bayelsa
Na Wa For Meghan!
FG Pays N2.7trn Owed Contractors — Minister
Nwakali’s Fate Lies With Rohr – Yusuf
DTHA Urges Okowa To Intervene In Odimodi Oil Spillage
Fidelity Bank Guns For Tier-1 Ranking
Starving Women Raped By Soldiers, Civilian JTF In IDP Camps —Amnesty International
6 die in Taraba herders/farmers clash
Nigeria’s economy on right track —Presidency
Africa’s richest woman, Alakija, tells court how 3 siblings, others defrauded her
APC Confirms June 23 for its National Convention
NASS to transmit 2018 Budget to Presidency Friday – Saraki
Seek int’l help to end killings in Benue, Nigeria – Professor Wole Soyinka
We didn’t receive a dime from Buhari’s government – CAN
He said he’ll suck my breasts to make them big, says 18-yr-old girl raped by father for 4 years
FG hasn’t awarded 2nd Niger Bridge contract —Reps c’ttee
Buhari-Obasanjo faceoff: Crossfire, as supporters bombard each other
Why Nuhu Gadado, Bauchi Deputy Governor resigned
Battle in Imo APC as Okorocha installs acting chairman
Ekiti guber: Udom urges Ekiti people to vote Fayose’s deputy, Eleka
Court restrains APC, Oyegun from recognising Nwoye as Enugu Chair
Ekiti 2018: APC boasts of defeating PDP, a wishful thinking, we‘ll overwhelm them- Olusola Campaign DG
Stop the blame game, pay Kogi workers – PDP tells Bello
Iheanacho targets win over idol Messi
ASTYMIN promises Eagles N1million per goal
Lyon blow Wolfsburg away in extra time to retain Champions League title
Zambia coach quits, set to join South African club
Jamie Foxx speaks on hosting 2018 BET awards: ‘It’s gonna be a party and celebration all in one’
Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson loses mum
Socialites, music icons set to storm Ikeja for Eddy Kris Food & Winery launch
Photos from Aisha Abimbola’s Artistes’ Nite in Lagos
2018 Eurovision winner, Israeli’s ‘Netta’ jacked my ‘Chicken Dab Style’, cries Nigerian Swiss based rapper ‘Naz B
NIMASA issues 3,752 seafarers’ certificates in 2017
Abducted Customs Officer: Family alledges foul play
‘I’m not happy Nigerian students travel abroad for varsity degrees’
FLOODING: Ebonyi begins payment of N200m compensation to 347 farmers, property owners, others
Confusion around Ebola vaccine hampering DRC outbreak response: MSF


States Must Start Behaving As Countries –OsinbajoVice
Stalemate As FG Moves To Take Over Rivers, Lakes
PDP Alerts ICC, UN Over PMB’s Comments On Jailing Shagari, Others
Libel: Again, Sheriff Loses Case Against Borno Attorney General, Newspapers
Man, 32, Remanded For Allegedly Raping Wife’s Sister
Obasanjo’s Roadshow And Buhari’s Forgotten Task
EDITORIAL: Worsening Electricity Supply
Adeosun Restates Commitment To Economic Growth
Why We’re Investing Massively In Education – Gov Dickson
Govs Must Begin To Run Their States Like CEOs – Nda-Isaiah
World Bank, WHO Partner To Strengthen Global Health Security
Take Care Of Your Homes, Buratai Advises Soldiers’ Wives
Fifteen Years Of Sahur Live On NTA
FG Rolls Out Activities To Mark Democracy Day
Anti-Tobacco Campaigners Engage Abuja Community
Ekiti State Assembly Impeaches Deputy Speaker
2019 And The Imperious Of Bagudu’s Continuity
Trump Vows To Reject Immigration Bill Without Border Wall Clause
Man Faces Trial For Alleged Assault
Court Grants Bail To ex-Plateau Gov, Jonah Jang, Pam Yusuf
FG Pays N2.7trn Owed Contractors — Minister

The Sun

Seek international help on killiings, Soyinka tells FG
NUC blows the whistle on 58 univarsities
Resource control splits senators
•Southern, northern lawmakers square up
2018 budget threatened over N2.7tr arbitration fine against Nigeria
350, 000 benefit from FG’s MarketMoni interest-free loans
Wike: We won’t leave anything to chance –PDP
Our report based on eyewitness accounts –Amnesty International
…Soldiers, civilian JTF fathers of our children –Rape victim
Court declares Innoson wanted
• You can’t do that – Chukwuma
Herdsmen kill 6 in Taraba
Ramadan: ’Pull over in case of fatigue’, FRSC tells drivers
Okonjo-Iweala advocates massive education of policymakers
Why Bauchi deputy gov, Gidado, resigned
• He served the state well, says gov 2019: We want Orji Kalu in Senate -Okoh
Parallel congresses, danger signal for APC -Baraje
Ebonyi: Umahi has performed well to deserve second term -Orji
Why infrastructure is key to affordable housing devt
Ugwuanyi backs CBN’s cooperative solar city estate
ESVARBON tribunal: CJN inaugurates disciplinary committee
Manchester Utd target Fred wants to decide future after World Cup
Commonwealth Games: Sports ministry shells medalists with N65m
Eagles World Cup slogan: The Wings of African Pride
Nuclear weapons crisis: Trump cancels summit with Kim
•Leaves door open for future meeting • UN threatens sanctions for using hunger as weapon of war
#MeToo: 16 women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment – CNN
Parallel congresses, danger signal for APC -Baraje
Ebonyi: Umahi has performed well to deserve second term -Orji
Gombe Assembly suspends 4 over mace theft
APC petitions IGP, DG DSS over destruction of Fayemi’s billboard
Ekiti Guber equally as important as Presidential election – APC
Unleashes 14 serving governors on Fayose Kebbi governor chairs 77-man National Campaign Council
INEC commences distribution of PVCs in Delta
Ekiti guber: Unpaid salaries will give Fayemi victory, APC chieftain says
EDITORIAL: Politicisation of the appointment of judges
Ebola: FCTA adopts preventive measures
Ways to conquer epilepsy
Morgan Freeman Accused of Harassment and Inappropriate Behaviour
Land war rocks Enugu
…Big shots count losses as bulldozer demolishes buildings
Ambode grants scholarship, N5m cash reward to LASU best graduating student
For an enduring democracy
Hendoku Iyaku: Changing poison into medicine
Buhari and the arrogance of ignorance
The sectionalisation of the police
Leadership and legacy
The transmission power of social media
Ekiti guber: Who’s afraid of Fayose?
The lawyer’s brief is to win his case, history has no case to press
The Obasanjo-Buhari tango

New Telegraph

Buhari makes 4 new appointments
Buhari asks Senate to confirm Smith as PSC Chairman
Herdsmen kill three people returning from Catholic priests’ burial
Cleaner docked over alleged N3m jewellery theft
Man remanded for allegedly raping wife’s sister
Killings: Politicians sponsoring killings for 2019 – Wole Soyinka
Herdsmen ambush, kill three people returning from mass burial
How soldiers starved, raped women in IDP camps –AI
Rivers: Obuah rallies PDP for council polls
PDP to members: Don’t be distracted by APC’s antics
Reps dash hope of 300,000 youths, dump peace corps bill
Senate urges NEMA to provide relief for flood victims in Jalingo
For Nigerians in South Africa, it’s tale of torture, murder
F-SARS officer demands apology from Rivers, media houses
Leah Sharibu: Heroine of faith?
Wike: We’ll leave nothing to chance – PDP
Reduce cost of UTME form to N3000, Reps tell JAMB
Stop blackmailing Fayose, PDP warns
We’re still in shock, says family of lady killed by husband
‘Our wives, children are threatened in South Africa’
Money Ritual: EFCC arrests two for N31m scam
Six weeks after, Customs officer still missing
Father defiles four daughters
Fasanmi canvasses support for Fayemi APC petitions police, DSS over destruction of Fayemi’s billboard
Enugu: Power play that shaped APC congresses
Akeredolu heads APC campaign committee
ADC withdraws from guber poll
JOHESU: Unresolved strike with many issues
Reinsurers’ stake in short-term investment rises by N3.48bn
Nigeria’s agric and the challenges
Minster: FG to drive agric with staff motivation
Moses out of DR Congo match
Dalung laments low budgetary allocation to sports
Ebola: Fresh fears for Eagles, DR Congo match
World Cup: Iheanacho relishes face-off with ‘idol’ Messi
SNEPCo Junior Tennis: Sports Minister pays surprise visit
Union Bank disbands t’tennis, hockey teams as athletes groan
Zaaki Azzay: Day fans rejected me without my torchlight
Linda Ikeji claps back at trolls on pregnancy out of wedlock
Patience Ozokwo, Akpororo, Nedu, others star in new comedy, Boss of All Bosses
Kiss Daniel effects slight name change after falling out with record label
My mum gave me idea for Penalty –Small Doctor
Donnadiva turns director in USA, drops ‘I like your body ’ video
EDITORIAL: Ending assault on judiciary
How indecent dressing, exposure to other cultures heighten rape cases
Saraki warns PCC officers on injustice, abuse
PDP NWC visits Metuh, decries deteriorating health
Osinbajo to Gov’s: Don’t wait for restructuring to grow your states’ economy
Water resources splits Senate into North vs South
Rising carbon dioxide depletes nutrients in rice

The Guardian

Oil majors delay investment on $23.5b offshore projects
Gunfire in Kano court as EFCC arraigns Shekarau, Wali
‘AfCFTA implementation will push consumer spending to $1.4 trn by 2020’
Water resources control bill splits Senate along ethnic, regional lines
Hoodlums feast on ‘Toyota’ pothole
We’ll declare Biafra’s independence on May 30’
Buhari distances self from APC convention crisis
Reps okay Buhari’s veto against Peace Corps
Nigerian businesses on spot as EU data protection law begins today
Nominations open for 2018 Nigerian Sports Award
Poor team formation may ‘kill’ Argentina at World Cup, says Maradona
Astymin in ‘One Goal One Million Naira’ campaign for Eagles
Shining moments of Eagles, Atletico Madrid encounter in Uyo
No risks: Scoring Rohr’s choice of World Cup squad
Zenith Bank is official sponsor of Asaba Athletics Championship
‘Poor governance framework bane of investment in extractive sector’
AfDB’s Akinwumi Adesina speaks on accelerating Africa’s industrialisation
Experts seek national data protection act as EU GDPR takes effect today
Google dangles $2M grant for African impact challenge
Why Nigeria needs local translators
Editorial: The 2019 elections and the economy
Election 2019: Background and setting
Unending rip-off of customers by DisCos
For the sake of our nation
Guarding against Nigeria’s deadly food additives
With Ohanaeze’s Awka declaration, calls for restructuring get louder
APC accuses Fayose of destroying Fayemi’s billboard
Udom urges Ekiti people to vote Fayose’s deputy, Eleka
Technology on war against fake drugs
ATCON frowns @ CBN directive on eTransaction levy
IFC, mastercard extend financial inclusion for millions in Africa
EU Partners NOTAP for tech development


Osinbajo to States: Think, plan like countries to succeed financially
Buhari to receive 2018 budget Friday —Saraki
READ: President Donald Trump’s letter to Kim Jong Un canceling the summit
Buhari appoints heads of 4 agencies
Buhari, Dickson meet over N/Delta security, restructuring
Osinbajo to States: Think, plan like countries to succeed financially
Ekiti 2018: Udom urges Ekiti people to vote Eleka, as CJN commissions new High Court building
Don’t succumb to Ajimobi’s pressure, Movement for Democracy urges Alao-Akala
Ekiti 2018: Ex-Ekiti deputy governor emerges Accord candidate
2018: Fayose dares INEC to rig Ekiti election
Omisore is a bonafide member of SDP, one of our governorship aspirants ―Ishola
War against cultism: Kwarapoly engages 180 security operatives daily
Adopt geophysics technologies to fight terrorism, criminality ―Don urges Military
Birnin Gwari: Don’t create fear on people, CP appeals to press, stakeholders
Commotion in Gombe State house of assembly as APC members whisk away with Mace
Court dismisses corruption case against Judge accused of collecting bribe
Man bags life imprisonment over kidnapping
Man sentenced to death by hanging for killing neighbour’s son in Osun
Aftermath summit cancellation: US ready for military action against North Korea —Trump
Nigeria lacks hands for those who cannot self care —CCPN
FG told midwife service scheme central to stopping VVF
How to maintain peace in health sector —CMDA
Why Kogi is free of religious crisis — JNI chairman
Drug abuse is time bomb — Sokoto NDLEA commandant
Boss of all Bosses: Okon Lagos, Patience Ozokwo, Akpororo, Nedu, headline new comedy movie
Music is part of my existence in life ―Sokid
EDITORIAL: Managing the crude oil windfall
Decreasing attention span of 21st century life
2019: Buhari and the political elite


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