News Headlines May 7, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 7, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

LGs can’t withdraw more than N.5m cash daily from June – NFIU
PDP fumes as Presidency says killings under Buhari lower than other govts
I’ll be the next Senate President, Ndume declares
PDP protests as police detain Adeleke
I nearly died after title loss – Maradona
Salah, Firmino out of Barca clash
Nigerian varsities can’t remain at 800th position — Babalakin
2023: Buhari must deal with overambitious APC members, says El-Rufai
Court refuses to stop Buhari from swearing in Muhammad as CJN
Joshua warns Fury, Wilder
IPOB attacks South-East leaders for opposing sit-at-home order
Kidnappers release abducted OAU lecturer
2015 polls: I gave N10m to Kwara CP, says Belgore
Army staged coup against Rivers during polls — Wike
Ezekwesili knocks Buhari for saying losing weight means IG is working
Death of UNIJOS VC’s son, 200-level student sparks controversy
Boko Haram members dying of hunger, says BMO
Ex-LAWMA workers decry non-payment of entitlements
Police rescue two-year-old girl kidnapped in MFM
Kolade Johnson: Court extends remand order on killer cop
Gunmen attack Plateau Poly staff quarters again
UNILAG registrar lied for denying query – Document
Housewife pours hot rice on policewoman
Two policemen, bandit killed in gun duel
Man stabs drunken friend to death in Ogun
Ortom, PDP file defence at election tribunal
Ogun APC vows to reverse Amosun’s last-minute appointments, contracts
CCA seeks development of Nigeria, US trade
Roadside traders, others to pay tax in Rivers
Sterling Bank appoints three new directors
Creative industry to access up to N500m loans –CBN
‘Baobab Microfinance disburses N30bn to customers’
Gowon, wife celebrate golden wedding anniversary
BREAKING: Police detain Senator Ademola Adeleke
My husband is too sex hungry and often rapes me, wife alleges after 16-year union
Dennerby names Falcons’ WAFU Cup squad
FCT, Edo, others claim CBN titles
Odeyemi, Mohamed win Ace tennis tourney
IMSU acquires three new hostels, officially turns residential
LASU to produce 57 first class graduates
Shun social vices, Dean advises CRUTECH’s 6,245 students
Varsities’ conditions of service need regular review – Oyo-Ita
NCC trains 110 FEDPOFFA members of staff in ICT
`Game of Thrones’ actress, Sophie Turner, to change surname
Met Gala 2019 showcases designers creativity with colours
Kidnap of Buhari’s in-law shows Daura not given special treatment —Presidency
Avengers’ Endgame beats Titanic’s $2.12bn box office record
The challenge of mental health policy in Nigeria
Health insurance vital in achieving UHC – Ladele
‘Performance-based financing best for PHCs’
Don’t consume uncertified herbal medicine, pharmacist warns
FG to increase investment in space technology – Onu
Automate foreign exchange payments, Systemspecs urges FG
Experts urge Nigerians to explore skill devt in cybersecurity
OPPO Mobile unveils market entry with two devices
Editorial: Buhari, do something radical on power now
Footballer, paratrooper, comedian: What they have in common
Advice that’ll change your life
10 years of Boko Haram’s war and other conflicts
Zamfara: Education, insecurity and development

The Nation

40 motorists forfeit vehicles to govt
New rules to protect local govt funds from governors
Detained Adeleke to be arraigned in Abuja today
MTN set for NSE listing
Court asks Buhari, NJC,others to justify Muhammad’s choice for CJN
How I was tempted to compromise Kwara elections, by REC
States’ IGR
EFCC arrests four suspected internet fraudsters
Power: Concerns over govt’s move to end ‘crazy’ billing
Court okays senator’s trip to U.S. for medical reasons
New rules to protect local govt funds from governors
UPDATED: PDP alleges plot to poison Adeleke as police arrest senator
Power: Concerns over govt’s move to end ‘crazy’ billing
75 political parties endorse conduct of 2019 elections results
Gunmen release OAU professor
Call minister to order, pensioners’ union tells Buhari
Man allegedly kills friend in Ogun
Activists to NLC president: apologise to Ngige
‘No more imprisonment for petty offender, says CJ
Police parade ex-lawmaker’s suspected killer
PDP campaign fund not from Diezani, says Belgore
Bello congratulates Egbemode, other NGE officials
Court remands Civil Defence operative
In search of Buhari’s ‘Next Level’ cabinet
Egbeyemi: Community leader and politician at 75
Why I want to be Ondo Speaker, by lawmaker
Dead people voted in Imo election, says Nwosu
Court to Oyo governor, House of Assembly: you can’t sack, suspend elected council chairmen
75 political parties pass vote of confidence on INEC
Breaking: Man City beat Leicester 1-0 to dislodge Liverpool at the top of EPL
ICC Women’s Qualifier, Africa 2019: Nigeria beats Mozambique by 8 wickets
Kwara Utd coach resigns
Liverpool vs FC Barcelona: Coutinho, Suarez ready for frosty Anfield reception
Mikel’s goal fails to lift ‘Boro
Grange School, CIS win Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club swimming gala
Federal Government eyes 45million tax net
‘Nigeria internet domain name safe’
Kudos for APMT on safety record
How to make airports effective, by experts
Infinix unveils Hot S4
Suspected killer-cop to remain in custody till June 10
Lagos seizes N10m worth of poisonous Ponmo
Ambode proffers strategies for industrial harmony
Police in Kano arrest 3 suspects for allegedly stabbing man to death
Cabinet shake-up imminent, says Ganduje
Court recalls sacked Akwa Ibom lawmakers
PFN ordains 48 inmates as evangelists in Jos Prison
75 percent of primary schools in Edo now use digital teaching tools, says Obaseki
UNIJOS female undergraduate found dead in hostel
Unilorin wins zonal mathematics award
2019 UTME candidates appeal for release of results
2019 Budget: Don decries paltry allocation to education sector
Over 100 illegal schools shut down in Plateau
Editorial: States’ IGR
Ballooning population
Before we all troop abroad


CBN to Blacklist Bank Accounts Linked with Textile Smugglers
APC Yet to Tell Me Not to Run, Says Ndume
75 Political Parties Pass Confidence Vote on INEC Chairman
VFD Group Appoints Adewumi Executive Director
O’ Deji: Better Project Financing Driving Off Grid Power Market
Again, Aiteo Shuts 150,000 bpd Nembe Trunk Line
Bank-Anthony: African Countries Must Diversify from Crude Exports
PDP Raises Concerns over Adeleke’s Arrest, Detention
Tackle Insecurity before Agriculture, Katsina Emir Tells FG
A’Ibom: Navy Arrests 28 Smugglers, Seize 2,044 Bags of Rice in One Month
UN President Arrives Nigeria
Acting CJN’s Appointment: Court Orders Service on Buhari, NJC, Others
Alleged Corruption: NFIU Probes Revenue Allocation to LGs
Army Staged Coup against Rivers in 2019 Elections, Wike Alleges
Ezekwesili Condemns Buhari’s Comment on IG
Says it’s a callous joke about insecurity
Nigeria’s Taxpayers’ Roll to Hit 45m as Database Integration Nears Completion
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Esther Oluku The taxpayers’ roll of the country will soon hit 45 million.
I Refused to Be Compromised, Says Kwara REC
O’ Deji: Better Project Financing Driving Off Grid Power Market
Bank-Anthony: African Countries Must Diversify from Crude Exports
Allegation of Fraud Tears Anambra Market Apart
FG, P&G Move to Launch SME Academy
FMN Reorganizes Cassava Processing Business
Black Keepers Have to Work Harder, Says Onana
Liverpool Targets Greatest Comeback against Solid Barca Tonight
Villarreal’s Chukwueze Ranked Africa’s Most Valuable U-20 Player
Former Bendel Insurance Star, George Omokaro, is Dead
Salah, Firmino to Miss Crucial 2nd Leg Clash with Barcelona Today
French Singer Jain to Perform at Women’s World Cup Opening Ceremony
Reform without Premium on Police Welfare


CBN Moves To Halt $4bn Capital Flight In Textile Sector
75 Political Parties Seek Assent To Electoral Act
Prince Harry, Meghan’s Child 7th In Succession Line
Olatunbosun Joins Speakership Race
Kidnappers Of OAU Lecturer Yet To Contact Family
Renewed S’A Killings: Dabiri-Erewa Calls For Review Of Early Warning Signals Nigerians To Get Vehicle Loans At 6% Interest Rate
al-Bashir: ICC Reverses Decision To Refer Jordan To UNSC
US Sends Aircraft Carrier, Bomber Task Force To ‘Warn Iran’
Ex-Lawmaker’s Killing: Police Arrest Another Suspect
Security Guards Demand Payment Of Outstanding Salaries
It’s APC’s Decision To Challenge Gabaya’s Victory– Dikko
Ramadan: Candido Urges Muslims To Pray For Nigeria

NSE: Market Capitalisation Opens Week With N6bn Loss
Rwanda, Senegal’s Presidents Slated For 5th Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum
Total Assets Of FBN General Insurance Rises To N9.45bn
CBN Grants La Fayette National Microfinance Banking Licence
Abiodun Threatens Reversal Of Amosun’s Last Minute Contracts
Elections: Tribunal Warns Counsels Against Delay Tactics
Liverpool vs FC Barcelona: Coutinho, Suarez Ready for Frosty Anfield Reception
Champions League: Liverpool’s Salah, Firmino ruled out of Barcelona game Soccer: Cup Success Harbinger of More to Come for Ajax Kwara Utd Coach Resigns
EDITORIAL: NAFDAC And Dearth Of Equipment
Group Hails PMB For Signing Disability Bill
Minister Seeks More Funding Of Anti-drug Institutions
A/Ibom Assembly Summons Marketers As PMS Price Hits N220 Per Litre

The Sun

NFIU goes tough on LG allocations
Army warns against consequences of security challenges
London trip not for cabinet composition –Buhari
Tension as herdsmen invade Imo community
… Moves against communities with prevalence of cultism, kidnapping
Police arrest Adeleke in Abuja
OAU professor kidnapped
Senate presidency: I’m in race to win –Ndume
Kaduna women demand 40% Affirmative Action
Poisonous ponmo: Lagos sets up monitoring, investigation panel
Oil booty sharing claims 2 lives in Delta
… Crude oil theft: Dickson commends Navy
2019 polls: Some RECS, INEC staff corrupt –Kwara REC
APC, PDP task Nigerians to resist divisive agents
75 political parties pass confidence vote in INEC chairman, Yakubu
Abiodun’ll review Amosun’s last minute contracts, others –Ogun APC
Oyo: ‘APC’ll return stronger in 2023’
SEC receives MTN’s application to register existing securities
MTN Nigeria appoints Mohammed Rufai Chief Technical Officer
Seaman wins N10m grand prize at Fidelity promo
Dollar stands tall ahead of US jobs report
Seplat finance costs tumble to $16m
Adeleke’s detention recipe for chaos, PDP warns
Ogun guber: Appeal Court dismisses suit seeking disqualification of gov-elect, Abiodun
Akpabio’s legal team ends INEC election materials inspection
I was offered bribe to compromise elections – Kwara REC
2019 elections: Army staged coup against Rivers – Wike
Ahead 2019 FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers to play Canada, Dominican Rep. friendlies
Madrid Open: Kvitová makes powerful start as Nadal waits in the wings
Edo State govt restates commitment to Okpekpe race
NPFL: Enyimba thrash Rangers in Aba
Zenit St Petersburg crowned champions of Russia
Bartomeu: Messi’ll play until he’s 45
The looming anarchy
Between Digital Rights and FOI Bills
Musa’s altruism
The Igboka spirit will continue to guide Obiano
That Imo may be free
Ask the boss spree!
Ecobank’s App emerges Best Remittance Product of the Year
Personal finance management: How to create bare-bones budget
Why banks buy into creative industry funding
Key issues as South Africa holds parliamentary, provincial polls tomorrow
World Press Day: Media has role to play in democratic setting –US envoy
Total enters $8.8bn deal with Occidental


Moon sighted, Ramadan starts on Monday, says Sultan
Nobody can question Buhari’s achievements ― Presidency
Nigeria needs stronger borders to curb kidnapping menace ― Immigration
ICPC ordered to unfreeze firm’s bank accounts, release seized…
NNPC pays N153.01bn into federation account in January
Saraki, Dogara, Tinubu and National Assembly leadership
Thirteen dead as passengers plane with 78 aboard crash lands in Russia
University Graduates should be trained to create job, Prof Nwajiuba advocates
How Kano govt spent N300m on mass wedding
Honda launches first unit of HR-V assembled in Nigeria
Export Tax: Yam farmers, exporters call for trade agreement with EU
Cyclone kills 33, leave thousands homeless in India
Pope Francis begins Bulgaria, North Macedonia visit
My relationship with Awujale, by Alaafin
Belgore admits giving former Kwara Commissioner of Police N10m
Senate drifting, I’m in the race to bring it’s independence ― Ndume
75 political parties pass vote of confidence on INEC Chairman, demand legalisation of card readers
Kidnappings, banditry: Legal practitioner calls for total reconfiguration of nation’s internal security
Court nullifies governor’s power on LG, LCDAs management dissolution
Irepo LG lawmakers withdraw suspension of Council chairman, Deputy
ICPC arraigns NSCDC staff for alleged employment fraud
N104.8m Fraud: ICPC asks Court of Appeal to dismiss Gwarzo’s acquittal
FG to begin cargo evacuation to Kaduna by rail tomorrow
Abductors of OAU lecturer yet to establish contact with family as wife slumps
Man bags 6 months, 10 strokes of cane for stealing plasma TV
NASS set to pass mandatory health insurance bill ― Senate Committee

Daily Trust

NFIU moves to bar govs from access to LG funds
Katsina emir to minister: Tell president we need security
Onnoghen: Court gives Buhari, acting CJN, others 7 days to appear
FG says Dangote has invested more in varsities than any individual
Trials of Maryam Sanda, Dino Melaye adjourned to June 11, 17
Police arrest PDP’s Osun gov’ship candidate, Adeleke
Textile smuggling: CBN commences investigation of dealers’ bank accounts
PDP demands immediate release of Sen. Ademola Adeleke
Police arrest Davido’s uncle, Senator Adeleke
Katsina emir to minister: Tell president we need security
Onnoghen: Court gives Buhari, acting CJN, others 7 days to appear
Police arrest PDP’s Osun gov’ship candidate, Adeleke
Ogun: Appeal Court dismisses case against gov-elect Abiodun
Katsina gov’ship: Lado’s petition to know fate in 180 days
Okocha, Nwankwo & Babangida will motivate Eagles at 2019 AFCON – Esin
Enyimba’s Abd’Allah magnanimous in victory over Rangers
D’Tigers to play friendlies against Canada and Dominican Republic
Textile smuggling: CBN commences investigation of dealers’ bank accounts
Why FG seeks investors for aircraft maintenance facility
Nigerian airports record 3.5m passengers, 54,000 aircraft movements in Q1
FCT to partner presidential c’ttee on drug abuse
NNPC security guards protest outstanding payment
Ramadan: Muslims urged to pray for country
Security situation getting grimmer
Sharing the ‘national cake’
Buhari should sign Pharmacy Council bill 2017
Kidnapping: The new wave Boko Haram
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NIGER REPUBLIC: Fuel tanker blast kills 58 in Niamey
UNITED KINGDOM: Royal baby: Meghan gives birth to boy
FRANCE: Telecom chiefs on trial over suicides
Undergraduate shot dead in A’Ibom
Police arrest 2 suspected kidnappers, rescue 2-yr-old girl
Anambra: Police arrest 2nd suspect in murder of Igboka
Editorial: Burden of multiple taxes
Why Tonto Dikeh dumped Nollywood
Nigerians react to Tonto Dikeh’s exit from Nollywood
Expert advice for governments on effective 5G deployments
Internet users can now set limits to what Google can store on them
Layer3 wins best cloud solutions provider second year
FG targets 23, 000 Benue farmers for Agric inputs
CBN moves to revive cotton production
NIRSAL begins distribution of inputs to farmers in Ogun
Mixed reactions trail delay in release of UTME results
20-year-old visually impaired girl gets Qatarian scholarship
Unilorin wins zonal mathematics award
Ramadan: Muslims urged to pray for Nigeria
Ramadan: APC urges prayers for Nigeria
Ramadan: Gov Bello’s wife preaches peaceful co-existence
Why Tonto Dikeh dumped Nollywood
Nigerians react to Tonto Dikeh’s exit from Nollywood
Reality TV show, Big Brother Naija returns
Delta communities protest alleged neglect by Chevron
How courts will decide Buhari, Atiku’s fate
Many legal battles of Access Bank, MD Wigwe
Nigeria to activate access to African Court

The Guardian

Execution of N8.916tr budget under threat
Protest hits Zamfara over insecurity as emir warns of food crisis
Non-disclosure of cost casts shadow on Ambode’s legacy projects
Kano State Government opens fresh corruption case against Emir Sanusi
Police arrest, detain Ademola Adeleke
Court orders Buhari, others to justify Muhammad’s appointment as CJN
Dismiss PDP’s request to scan, photocopy electoral materials, INEC tells Kano tribunal
Man stabs friend to death in Ogun
Police rescue toddler kidnapped from MFM two months ago
Delta Force boss narrates ‘harrowing experience’ at Ifeanyi Ubah Stadium
Osaka, Stephens, Bertens move into second round at Madrid Open
Don’t frustrate our effort, Nigerian athletes tell Japanese Embassy
Dennerby lists Nwabuoku, Okoronkwo, 18 others for WAFU Cup
Klopp laments as injury rules out Salah, Firmino from Liverpool’s clash with Barca
Glo fetes Nigeria’s Special Olympics heroes
Senate’s wild goose chase to override Buhari’s veto
Editorial: MTN, stock market and the economy
Not a good day to travel
INEC and its ‘empty’ server
Justice Mamman Nasir and boundary clashes
Folorunso Adewole: 65 years of service and selflessness
Konyinsola Ajayi: ‘There is need to harmonise business facilitation laws in Nigeria’
Exercise to elect leaders of political parties can be regarded as pre-election matter
Judge calls for repeal of anti-press laws
Emasculating legal profession and practice in Nigeria


FG Promises To Increase Investments In Space Science
Justice Mamman Nasir And Boundary Clashes (2)
E. K. Clark At 92: What Can We Offer Him?
Allow Tribunal Do Its Work, Ekpeyong Warns Akpabio
How Governors Can Pay Minimum Wage
120,000 Enroll For Lagos Health Insurance Scheme
Community Pharmacists Restate Commitment To Pharmacy Bill
2018 Health Budget Implementation Worst In Lagos History — PHSAI
Solid Minerals, Oil Wells Not Nigeria’s Real Wealth – Dr Gowon
NCDC Investigates Hand Hygiene Compliance In Nigerian Hospitals
Ekiti Begins Payment Of Gratuities To Pensioners
Can Adolescents Access Sexual Reproductive Health Services Without Parental Consent?
The Secret Of Great Nations
Family Accuses Businessman Of Land Grabbing
FG Stops Govs From Seizing LG Allocations
When People Complain That We Are Not Distributing Money… – Obaseki
Fuel Tanker Blast Kills 58 In Niger
Your suggestion that TraderMoni amount to vote-buying baseless, cheap lies, BMO tells Atiku
PDP alleges plot to poison Adeleke in Police detention
Court okays Adeleke’s request to visit US for medical treatment
Over 17,600 bank customers lose N1.9bn to e-fraud in 2018
FG blocks governors from monopolising local government allocations
How can we survive when kidnapping is a new occupation? – Buhari
Adeleke’s arrest : Hold police, APC responsible if … – Osun PDP
A-Court declines to sack Ogun Gov-elect, Abiodun over educational qualification
Kompany keeps Manchester City on course for Premier League title
Manchester City lead Premier League by a point ahead of last match
African players in Europe: Salah set to be top EPL scorer again
Roger Federer back to third after Zverev’s Munich knockout
Music is my life – Dabenja
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FG offers 2, 3-year savings bonds at 11.74%, 12.74% for May
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