News Headlines May 27, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 27, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

N17bn bribe: Okonjo-Iweala, aides loaded budget with own projects, says Gbajabiamila
PTAD suspends 24,021 ghost retirees from FG’s pension payroll
Buhari should have ordered prosecution of sacked SGF —Yakasai
N24bn monthly subsidy: N’Assembly tackles NNPC, agency insists spending legal
Saraki, Tambuwal, other nPDP leaders meet, divided on defection, new party
PTAD suspends 24,021 ghost retirees from FG’s pension payroll
No room for procrastination
If this is Buhari’s final 29 May
Friends gave my wife wrong advice to ruin our marriage –Afeez Owo
I’m not dating Broda Shaggi – Sophia Ojireoghene
Non-provision for petrol subsidy in 2018 budget unacceptable — NLC
Buhari should have ordered prosecution of sacked SGF —Yakasai
I met my wife on a molue after she asked for space to sit –Adubifa
Bora had no plans for Eagles at ’98 W’Cup –Taribo
Kudos, knocks for Jonathan over laughing stock claims
My twin sister and I became blind after policemen tear-gassed us, children, guests –Ola Oni’s widow
Asake’s family writes CAN, rejects burial assistance
Police rescue two kidnapped girls in Bayelsa
Four killed, one injured in Edo auto crash
Anambra Okada riders to protest ban
Erosion may wipe off Lekki Conservation Centre, says DG
Children’s Day: UNICEF pledges commitment to end violence against children
APC faltering peace moves amidst widening cracks in states
Lagos reveals why FG’s school feeding programme has yet to take off
Palestinian president in ‘excellent’ health but still in hospital
Clashes: Katsina to re-erect 7, 240 beacons on cattle routes, says official
Trump says detained American released in Venezuela
LG Polls: Residents, observers decry late distribution of electoral materials
FG must stop N’East children armed as JTF, says expert
Omisore’s exit from PDP painful, says Babatope
S. Korea says Moon met N. Korea’s Kim in DMZ
Federation account: FG, states set to collect N1tn monthly
Nigerian economy makes long-term planning difficult — Kresta Laurel MD
Why we should invest in knowledge-based economy
Shipowners lament inability to access $2bn CVFF
E-waste crisis becoming more hazardous and pervasive — Environmentalist
NSE market capitalisation loses N416 bn in 5 days
Fani-Kayode’s wife delivered of a set of triplets
Judge advises Atiku’s son, ex-wife on children’s upkeep
Dad and Osuofia were a dangerous combination in any movie — Sam Loco-Efe’s son
Bale the hero as Madrid grab 13th UCL title
I was told to quit wrestling after robbers attacked me –— Amas
Astymin backs Eagles for glory in Russia
Salah’s injury serious, says Klopp
Champions League: I need to play, Bale hints at Real exit
I need a job to take care of our three children –Wife of Ekiti bank worker killed by robbers
EDITORIAL: Police arrest and trial of praying IPOB members
Celebrating Lagos at 51


Ishaku: Army Lacks Fair-mindedness to Stop Killings
Perspectives from THISDAY Editorial Board
Brilliant Bale, Calamitous Karius Hand Madrid 3rd Straight Champions League
Real Madrid Win Champions League
Benue Govt Confirms Abduction of 2 Medical Doctors, Others
Saraki Cautions against Retard in Oil Sector Reforms
SPORT REVIEW: Nigerian Players Still Far from the Big Money Bracket
OPEC, Russia Mull Easing Supply Limits to Rebalance Oil Market
APC’s Incompetence Holding Nigeria Down, Says PDP
Madonna University Students’ Debate Ends in Style
Propetrol to Open S’African Branch, New Outlet in P/H
Stolen Mace: IGP Transfers National Assembly DPO
Show Greater Commitment to Implement Anti-Corruption Laws, TI Urges Nigeria
Omoyeni Gets PANDEL Guber Ticket
Experts Advise Excess Oil Proceeds be Spent on Infrastructure, Savings
NNPC: Lurching from Operational Losses to Non-remittance of Funds
Analysts: Rates Retention Would Reduce Inflation, But Hurt Manufacturers
Travel Agents Sold N503bn Tickets in 2017
Mojisola Saka: Making a Mark in Consumer Engagements
Enugu Students Endorse Gov. Ugwuanyi for Second Term
Celebrating Lagos at 51
Adebayo Adedeji and Africa’s Ideology of Development
DATE NIGHT KILLS ITS OWN AMBITIONIn Ukraine, Gareth Bale’s Time Finally Comes
Investing in Early Years of a Child, Elixir to Nigeria’s Challenges
On Ohanaeze’s Six-Year Term Proposal…
Editorial: Allegations of Abuses at IDP Camps

The Nation

nPDP lists fresh grievances ahead talks with Osinbajo
CBN mandates banks to sell forex to customers over the counter
Osun 2018: APC may adopt option A4 for primaries
Lagos court fines church for injury at crusade
2019: Atiku acquires office for presidential campaign
JOHESU appeals court order, insists on strike
Aregbesola @ 61: Citizens shower encomiums on governor
‘Women’ll do more in politics’
’90 percent of goods imported via ports under declared’
Conoil celebrates Nigerian Child
RCCG takes cleanliness to streets
Police nab Iyabo Anisulowo’s kidnapper, 42 others
24 escape death in Lagos boats accident
Ogun: Amosun’s supporters debunk endorsement claims
Five companies emerge from NIPOST, says Minister
LEON BALOGUN: Nigeria can be a big surprise in Russia
Commissioner seals covenant with Maryanne today in Uyo
Anthony Joshua begged to get $80 million to fight Deontay Wilder in America
Football: Okocha is Nigeria’s greatest – Crespo
Breaking! Real Madrid win UEFA Champions League 3-1
Live Update! Real Madrid Win Champions League
Andres Iniesta unveiled by Vissel Kobe in Japan
Ekiti 2018: Battle for governor’s seat heats up
Why Ugwuanyi has continued to get acclaim
Why I left PDP for SDP – Alkali
Femi Fani-Kayode welcomes triplets
Abba Kyari dotes on family
Why Femi Okunnu sometimes don’t welcome visitors
NDLEA to curb drug abuse through ‘special raids’ in FCT
Bayelsa’s troubled university
Group lauds minister
Marriage requires patience counselor tasks couples
My husband is a thief, fraudster – Divorce seeking wife
Again, Evans says court can’t try him
N250,000: Court urges Atiku’s son, ex wife to resolve dispute
JAMB screens 37, 062 police applicants in 156 CBT centres
Experts differ on Buhari’s economic blueprint
Minister hails CPC’s bill of rights
SPDC contains leaks on Trans Ramos Pipeline
MTN, GTB, Medplus others face shutdown in 1004 Estates


Why I Want To Be Cross River Governor — Ibeshi
Tale Of Two Old False Nigerian Historians
BEREAVED DAD, MUM VS MURDER SUSPECT : Marry The Corpse Of Our Daughter Or Your Siblings Will Die
The Calamity Of The Blind (2)
Democracy Under Threat, By Uche Secondus
Lagos Is Remarkably Different At 51
Nigeria Must Use Voter Cards Wisely —Chukwunwike
Ebola 101: Answers To Your Questions About Causes, Symptoms, Transmission And Treatments
Buhari Has Done Well On Security—Col Okosun
OAU SEX-FOR-MARKS SAGA: No Regrets Speaking Out About Randy Professor — Monica Osagie
Basketball Blues
Crespo, Taribo, Mutiu Differ On Nigeria, Argentina Clash
Asaba 2018 AAC: Nigeria’s Preparations In Disarray
When Two Elephants Fight
Remembering M.D. Yusufu From Many Points Of View
Miscellaneous Matters (4)
nPDP rolls out Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, Kwankwanso, 20 senators, 30 Reps to salvage Nigeria
You are the problem of Nigeria, PDP tells APC
Breaking: Bale’s double wins third straight Champions League for Real
Protected: Jonathan made Nigeria a laughing stock – Presidency
Why I want to be Cross River governor — Ibeshi
Delta north needs Ned Nwoko at the Red Chamber
FG has refused to release Govt Support Fund to Rivers State – Wike
Basketball blues
Asaba 2018 AAC: Nigeria’s preparations in disarray
Mikel happy with Eagles’ underdogs status
Uzoho: I’m ready to keep Eagles safe in Russia
How does money affect your relationship?
She met her husband’s love-child at her son’s school!
Marriage requires patience, Marriage counselor tasks couples
Between side chicks and wives
Ankara styles for pregnant women, fashion and styles
Nita drops debut single “Sweetie Love”
Beauty alone doesn’t make a woman without brain- Chika Nwachukwu
Chris Oyakhilome out with third music album
Toyin Abraham’s ‘The ghost and the tout’ gross N30m in one week
NSE records highest losses since mid-March as investors lose N356bn
NAIS completes students conference, reward winners
Why we join forces with Microsoft to invest in people — Yaniv Natan, Founder of Tek Experts
The Sun

FG refused to give Rivers released Government Support Fund –Gov Wike
Children’s Day: Instill discipline in children, Kalu charges parents
Acting has opened difficult doors for me –Omowunmi Dada
Panic in Nnewi as stream dries up
Outrage as unknown killer strangles twins, dumps bodies in deep-freezer in Nnewi
Failed marriage: 43-year-old pastor in trouble for swindling member N850,000
Why Buhari is not performing – Gen Jemibewon
Herdsmen killings: Why the Catholic church protested – Monsignor Osu
2019: Why IBB is supporting SDP – Prof Adeniran, Ex- Education Minister
Children’s Day: Safety of the Nigerian child is non-negotiable, says Saraki
FG refused to give Rivers released Government Support Fund –Gov Wike
New 7 Div Army GOC charges troops to rout Boko Haram
Court orders Abia Govt to streamline taxes payable by traders
Fayose is a magician, patriot, says Afe Babalola
Enugu students endorse Ugwuanyi for 2nd term
Why infrastructure is key to affordable housing devt
Ugwuanyi backs CBN’s cooperative solar city estate
Magnus Eze, Enugu Privately developed
ESVARBON tribunal: CJN inaugurates disciplinary committee
…Warns against unethical practices among members
Real Madrid wins 13th Champions League trophy
Russia 2018: Rohr bans Russian girls, prostitutes in Eagles Camp
Plateau remains home of football talents in Nigeria –Longbap
Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in police custody on rape charges
Anxiety in Kebbi, as Jokolo returns to Supreme Court in bid to reclaim stool
Dickson resolves Amassoma crisis
…N’Delta varsity to reopen soon
Controversial $1billion security: Nasarawa Assembly approves deduction from ECA
New 7 Div Army GOC charges troops to rout Boko Haram
EDITORIAL: Celebrating Nigerian children
Terrorist boobs
Democracy and nationhood
You want a baby and there is no Mr right in sight? Go get pregnant
2019 and politics of deep pockets
JOHESU, this is not Catholic marriage!
Life without your true love


Children’s Day: UNICEF pledges to end violence against children
APC Crisis: Saraki, Dogara attend nPDP meeting
3 years in office: Nigerians pass verdict on Buhari’s government
Why Buhari must go in 2019 —OBJ
APC parallel congresses: Ministers, others lobby presidency for harmonisation of executives
APC not designed for governance —PDP
NSE loses N416bn in 5 days •As foreign investors withdraw from market
Stop retrenchment, pay N650bn subsidy arrears, oil marketers tell FG
I’ll clear salary arrears in 6 months —Adewale
Community leader killed in Benue
Fayose is a magician, miracle maker, patriot, says Afe Babalola
24 escape death as boats collide in Lagos
2019: Governorship should rotate to Oke-Ogun, traditional rulers, leaders insist
FG has withheld govt support fund meant for Rivers State, says Wike
He hit me with cutlass, laced my food with poison —Woman
Husband tackles wife’s lover: Though he slept with my wife, I insist the pregnancy is mine
My wife is a debtor and a whore, man tells court
Nestlé shareholders approve N21.8bn final dividend, as board assures more value
CBN warns banks against hoarding forex
GDP: Manufacturers’ resilience, ingenuity drives growth ―MAN
GDP: Economist blames NASS for slowdown posted in Q1
Nigeria must pray for mercy in 7 states —Olu Alo
Bishop Amoo admonishes corrupt judges
FG should ensure fairness to all ethnic groups —Archbishop Okubadejo
To regain power, change your name to APDPN, Prophet advises PDP
May 29: Are we celebrating insecurity, hunger, killings, disunity? —Clerics ask Buhari
RCCG’s mandatory genital test brouhaha
Tekno welcomes new baby in style
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, John Boyega to shoot Hollywood standard movies in Lagos
Hugh Masekela honoured at LIJF 10
Fresh Forest to immortalise late Aishat Abimbola
Celebrating Lagos At 51
2019: Buhari and the political elite
A Republic led away from Democracy by its elite
Towards attaining success through goal setting
A vision of nationhood: Reading Akin Adejumo’s She Who Must Be Despised
Understanding Justice Abang
Imo APC crisis: Okorocha versus allied forces
19 years of democracy: Transiting in reverse?
Wike is not unaware of Amaechi’s spendings as Rivers governor —Ibim Semenitari, former Commissioner for Information
We’ve managed our conflicts, our worst season is over —Oluosla Eleka, Ekiti PDP governorship candidate
Three years of Buhari: What has changed?
If we are related we shall meet again

New Telegraph

Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win Champions League
2019 ELECTIONS: Saraki, Dogara’s Supporters consider ADC
I built my demolished house with gratuity, says landlord
Fani-Kayode’s wife delivers triplets on her birthday
Jonathan warns Buhari against rigging Ekiti poll
Olafeso: Buhari out of touch with reality Nigeria more transparent under Buhari –Lai Mohammed
Prove your innocence, Martins tells Buhari
Woman appeals to IG over missing husband
Direct your members to pick PVCs, INEC begs religious leaders
UNICEF pledges to end violence against children
Safety of Nigerian child nonnegotiable, says Saraki
Genny Adeosun celebrates 60th birthday in style
Shina Peller embraces low moment
Don’t vote APC, PDP in 2019, Ezekwesili tells Nigerians
Killings: We won’t vote irresponsible govt in 2019 –Methodist Prelate
2019: FG plans massive clampdown on Nigerians –PDP
PDP seeks coalition to oust APC in 2019 My plans for Oyo State, by Obisesan Osun State deserves better deal –Ogunbiyi
Oshiomhole and his new dawn message
APC’s three years in the saddle
Reps disappointing outing on Peace Corps
Anyanwu: Nigeria’s democracy is in great danger
TCIP Customs explains cargo clearance delays at port
UBA Foundation reading through regions in Africa
Shell has disbursed N1.88bn to GMoU clusters in Delta State
Customs Zone A collected N223.88bn in Q1 –ACG Dahiru
Fulham promoted to the EPL
Five teams good enough for gold in Russia
Crespo arrives Nigeria, hails Okocha
Russia 2018: Rohr to drop four players Monday
F1: Ricciardo cruises to Monaco pole
AIPS President arrives PH for Rivers Football Academy foundation-laying
EDITORIAL : Ikorodu-Sagamu road: Matters arising
Alex Iwobi relishes great times
Killings: Group scolds Anambra Catholics for opting out of protest
Infrastructure: Ugwuanyi sets example in Enugu
Nigerians, free yourselves from yesterday’s warlords –Okogie
CAN congratulates Israel on independence, Jerusalem relocation

The Guardian

Obasanjo releases EFCC report
Gowon desecrated history
Lampard in talks with Derby
Ebola: Tracking Nigeria’s readiness for another outbreak
The Nigeria we want, by pupils on 2018 Children’s Day
OBJ vs PMB: Friends turned foes
May 30: Biafra Day fever grips Southeast
Bayelsa demands relocation of oil majors’ headquarters
UN earmarks N720m to fight cholera in Northeast
PDP Condemns FG’s Alleged Plan To Extend Clampdown
2019: Our PVCs will be red card to PDP, APC, says Ezekwesili
‘I really feel for him’ — Klopp agony as Karius howlers condemn Liverpool
Salah injury ‘serious’, says Liverpool boss Klopp
Ronaldo’s future casts cloud over Real’s historic treble
Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool: Five things we learned from Real Madrid’s win over Liverpool
Mikel accepts underdog status for Super Eagles in Russia
Eagles not scared of playing against DR Congo – NFF
Where Are Our Child Stars?
Five Life-Changing Innovations By Children
These Four Child Stars Are Doing Nigeria Proud
Fun Events For Kids To Celebrate Children’s Day
Let me entertain you
Editorial: NJC’s punching power
Three years of excuses, 19 years of anomie
In raise of the songs of Nigeria
Ogun 2019: Plot to decide Amosun’s successor in top gear
Celebrating Lagos at 51
Bassey: Black soot, an epidemic waiting to happen
Health issues to know about soot, protective measures
Governments silly-dallying while toxic smog chokes Port Harcourt
‘Government agencies, others fuelling air pollution in Port Harcourt’
Resource control, restructuring echo at Darah colloquium, book launch
How modern, contemporary masters celebrate with 25 years of Lagos art space
Publishing… when world leaders push for sustainable book development in Africa
Monye … drawing attention to children’s plight through writing

Daily Trust

Mass Exodus Looms in APC
Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso meet, Discuss Three Options Set Up Committees To Advise
2019: Fear grips PDP bigwigs over EFCC crackdown
How Okorocha was demystified in Imo
Why another Kano Speaker came close to impeachment
Gunmen kill community leader in Benue
6,000 ghost health workers uncovered in Sokoto
Nasarawa LG election witnesses low turnout
Power project: Obasanjo releases Yar’adua-era EFCC report
12 things Jesus valued that we must value
Ekiti guber: It is race between Fayemi and Olusola
Bale’s magic hands Real Madrid 3rd straight Champions League title
Dembele’s move to Arsenal gets Barcelona’s approval.
Arsenal owner Kroenke agrees to increase transfer budget for Emery
711,735 families now take farming as occupation in Lagos – LASG
Sokoto cowpea farmers seek buffer from climate impacts
Cross Rivers’ new rice seedling plant can rake in N70b annually – Governor
2019: Shehu Sani opens up on decamping from APC
Don’t demonize JOHESU, Shehu Sani tells FG
Lagos partners stakeholders on motorized vehicle inspections
FCT Labour Party passes vote of confidence on chairman
Ebola: FCTA adopts preventive measures
Scandal, power and dollars
2019: The jostle for Buhari’s seat
Poverty in the north: Between mentality and laziness
I will step down as president after term expires in 2024 – Putin
7 killed by car bomb in Benghazi, Libya – Medics
Editorial: Tasks before ICC in ending terrorism in Nigeria
Tips to increase your maize yield in 2018
Benue to sell fertiliser below FG price, pegs bag at N4,000


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