News Headlines May 8, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

NFF president Pinnick, four others charged with $8,400, N4bn fraud
Insecurity in North worse under Buhari — Northern elders
Afenifere, Ohanaeze knock Presidency for likening them to Miyetti Allah
Adeleke arraigned for forgery, gets N2m bail, permission for US trip
I’ll tell Niger to use Kaduna port, not Lagos – El-Rufai
Unripe plantain effective in boosting libido – Olajide
Scanner absence at ports, awful
Police kill kidnap suspect in gun duel, rescue victims
Cultists kill student for struggling with phone snatchers
Nigeria needs leaders who wouldn’t serve godfathers, says Dogara
My Fulani kidnappers got N5.045m ransom — OAU lecturer
Housewife sentenced to death for killing neighbour over bench
Unemployment next to insecurity as major challenge in Nigeria –Report
Brothers, others arrested for killing security guard
Xpress Payments gets recognition
Mob sets man ablaze for stealing from church
Centenary: ILO to host UN Secretary-General, others
Suspected serial fraudster lands in EFCC’s net
Police hunt soldiers for torturing Lekki lady on Romanian’s orders
Harvest of queries: SSANU tackles ASUU, says cabal running UNILAG
‘We are closing in on OAU lecturer’s abductors’
Tribunal holds inaugural sitting on Atiku, others’ petitions today
PDP faults Buhari’s statements on kidnapping, IGP’s performance
Kwankwaso, PDP attack Ganduje over planned new emirates, Sanusi aide’s probe
I’ll tell Niger to use Kaduna port, not Lagos – El-Rufai
FG names Shell, Eni executives in $1bn bribery case
Reasons to have more than one business account
Hurdler Amusan qualifies for Tokyo Olympics
Liverpool stun Barca 4-0 to reach Champions League final
Rohr hopes to resolve Chukwueze dilemma
Guardiola, Klopp for EPL manager award
NPFL: Final games crucial, says Akwa’s Nya
Headmasters Cup final holds
Met Gala 2019: Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian others stun on red carpet
`Game of Thrones’ actress, Sophie Turner, to change surname
Met Gala 2019 showcases designers creativity with colours
Role of the endometrium in infertility (2)
Early detection is key in managing asthma, expert says
New ART guidelines will check fake IVF practice – Idris
The challenge of mental health policy in Nigeria
Health insurance vital in achieving UHC – Ladele
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: Scanner absence at ports, awful
Revisiting the idea of a coordinating minister for the economy
Xenophobic people of the south
How inclusive was 2019 general election?
Untying the knot of fuel subsidy

The Nation

No plans to exit Nigeria, says WEMPCO
Police shake-up coming to stem rising crime wave
Buhari seeks help to end Boko Haram
Alleged forgery: Court grants Adeleke N2m bail
AfDB, Fidelity Bank seal $15.35b deal to fund MSMEs
75,020 pupils to benefit as Osinbajo launches feeding programme in Ekiti
Youths to El-Rufai: our godfather is progressive
Dumping dirty banknotes, saving businesses
Ex-ministers! ‘Druggage’; Niger Bridge
Zainab’s case as eye opener
Police shake-up coming to stem rising crime wave
Buhari seeks help to end Boko Haram
Alleged forgery: Court grants Adeleke N2m bail
AfDB, Fidelity Bank seal $15.35b deal to fund MSMEs
Troops repel fresh Boko Haram attack in Maiduguri
PCRC sets up conference committees
Fed Govt charges NFF President Amaju Pinnick with $8,400, N4bn fraud
US court sentences Nigerian to 15 years for $10m fraud
Immigration arrests three suspected human traffickers
Senate Presidency: Goje, Ndume, Lawan lobby PDP senators
Foundation sponsors eye treatment of 400 patients
EFCC raid: Niger Delta fraudsters go underground to avoid arrest
‘Criminals won’t be spared’
Osun monarch cautions against abuse of tradition
Scores feared dead in Akwa Ibom community
Let’s rededicate ourselves, says Ambode
Indigeneship: ‘Married women can now choose father’s or husband’s state’
Egbeyemi: Community leader and politician at 75
Breaking: Kano Assembly passes life pensions bill for Speaker, Deputy
Rising insecurity: Sack all Service Chief now, ADP tells Buhari
We’ve confidence in South African elections – Jonathan
Breaking: Incredible Liverpool stun Barca to reach UCL final
Breaking: Liverpool vs Barcelona X1
Breaking: Atletico captain Godin confirms departure
Liverpool prepared me for elite level, says Barcelona’s Suarez
Fed Govt eyes 24,000 new jobs from Kaduna dry port
Access Bank to reward 1000 DiamondExtra customers
Entrepreneurs’ Quotes
Foreign investments in ICT exceed $42b
FBN Holdings promises better returns
Lagos CJ inaugurates training institute
Suspected cultists kill one at Maryland
Woman sentenced to death for killing neighbour
Two ‘Yahoo boys’ jailed 1-year without option of fine
Woman sentenced to death for killing neighbour during fight in Ajegunle
Court orders woman to pay back N500 bride price
NDLEA arrests 9,824 drug suspects
Court dissolves 23-year-old marriage over battery
Police ban use of motorcycles in Adamawa
Kano: 450 primary school teachers get promotion
Regina Daniels to host Children’s Carnival in Delta
OKAFOR’S Law: Two years after, Omoni Oboli wins copyright case
I’ll shoot myself except you follow me on Instagram, Uche Okoye threatens Wizkid
Nigerian Film Corporation sets for SHOOT! 2019
I want to make StarTimes more affordable – CEO
Actress Bukunmi Oluwasina becomes hair ambassador
Editorial: Not good enough


Amaechi: FG Needs $45bn to Fix Transportation Infrastructure
Cameroonian Gendarmes Kill Scores of Nigerians in A’Ibom
Saraki to EFCC: Stop the Witch-Hunt against Me
Five Persons Killed as Suspected Herdsmen Raid Taraba Villages
INEC: We Can’t Expose Sensitive Materials Used in 2019 Elections
Four–Year Report Card of Team Buhari: (2015 – 2019) Part 4
Osinbajo Averts Crisis in Abuja as Residents Protest Land Grab by Military
• Army legally acquired land in FCT, Buratai
Over 2,000 Ebonyi Indigenes Sacked in Cross River
Adeleke Arraigned, Gets N2m Bail in Fresh Certificate Forgery Charges
Shun Godfatherism, Dogara Tells Newly-elected Lawmakers
Miyetti Allah is Like Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Says Presidency
• No, they are butchers of men, cows, Fani-Kayode insists
NAF Kills 20 Armed Bandits in Zamfara Air Strikes
We Won’t Exit Nigeria, Says WEMPCO
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Kogi PDP Threatens Court Action against Allocation of Funds to Council Administrators
Kano Assembly’s Speaker, Deputy to Earn Life Pension
Painful Interruption to Bayelsa Lawmakers
Hands Up in the Air
That Governors’ Forum Warning on Looming Economic Crisis
FCCPC, SEC to Review Mergers
Experts: 2019 Budget Unsupportive of Economic Growth
CCNN Reaps Benefits of Merger
Ebose: Accurate Data Vital for Ease of Doing Business
FG Takes Ministry Building Off National Grid
Hollandia Excites Consumers
Ajax ‘Confident, Fit and Eager’ for Spurs Match
Liverpool Stun Barca in Historic Comeback to Reach Final
LSSTF Rolls Out Plans to Make Lagos Flagship of Sports Devt
Man Utd Fans Want Ndidi at Old Trafford Next Season
Tiger Woods Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump
Heineken Thrills Seven Consumers with All-expense Paid Trip to Liverpool/Barca Clash
Anthony Joshua Warns Wilder, Fury over Fight Delay
EDITORIAL: Security agencies should investigate the killings


Insecurity: FG Sets Up Committee On State Police
US-China Tensions, Threat To World Economy – IMF
Ramadan: Etsu Nupe Warns Against Inciting Preaching
Nigerians To Get Vehicle Loans At 6% Interest Rate
Ya Allah, My Du’a Is To Stop The Violence And Massacres
Why Omo-Agege Stands A Chance
Battle For The Soul Of APC In Oyo State
I’ll Not Let Nigerians Down–PMB
Dissecting Impact Of Fadama Project On Dev’t Of Rural Agriculture
Nigeria’s Iron, Steel Sector Challenge And Quest For Industrialisation
FG Issues 1,417 Consents To Land Transactions, 2,400 Cs–of–O
Building Collapse: Lagos, Anambra, Abuja Rank Highest – Report
Sleaze Contributed To Stunted Growth Of Maritime Academy –Amaechi
Nnana Leading NEXIM Bank To Higher Height
Insecurity: ADP Seeks Sack Of Service Chiefs
Kogi Guber: Gov Bello’s Giant Strides Will Speak For Him – Fanwo
Why Kwara Assembly Restricted Pensions Of Former Govs, Deputies – Speaker
Nigeria’s Iron, Steel Sector Challenge And Quest For Industrialisation
Sleaze Contributed To Stunted Growth Of Maritime Academy –Amaechi
Nnana Leading NEXIM Bank To Higher Height
Baru Tasks NUJ On Fake News
Wike, Amaechi Face-Off Intensifies We Can’t Expose Sensitive 2019 Election Materials – INEC
Jigawa Assembly In Rowdy Session Over Leadership Tussle
Campaign Funds: Court Hears Suit Against PMB, Atiku June 27
Ronaldo Is Not A Galactico Like Messi – Gundogan
Don’t Think You’re Talented Because Of Your Streaming Numbers – Burna Boy
BBNaija Season 4 Begins In June
Lady Gaga Stals The Show At Met Gala
Tiwa Savage Remains My Business Partner – Don Jazzy
EDITORIAL: Assessing The Media On Press Freedom Day
Deputy Senate Presidency: Why Omo-Agege Stands A Chance
Dissecting Impact Of Fadama Project On Dev’t Of Rural Agriculture
Kaduna Dry Port To Create 24,000 Jobs – Bello
Tribunal Orders Service On Wike Via Substituted Means
FG Urged To Release N30.8 bn Outstanding Bailout To Kogi
PMB Seeks UN Support For Rehabilitation Of IDPs
Magu Calls For Public Ownership Of Fight Against Corruption
Police Ban Motorcycles In Adamawa Demolition Looms As FCTA Restores Green Areas
Protesting Gbagyi Youths Block Osinbajo’s Convoy

The Sun

Adeleke arraigned, granted bail
Insecurity: Senate grills IGP for 3 hours
Angry villagers block Osinbajo’s convoy in Abuja
Atiku, PDP open case against APC at tribunal
NSITF: Ngige, NLC in open war
Insecurity and Lake Chad: Buhari seeks UN’s help
….Statement on kidnapping indictment – PDP
Delta declares state of emergency on water, sanitation
Edo operates security management information system to track crimes –Obaseki
Abdulsalami chairs Igbinedion Varsity 20th anniversary
Rivers people voted for me because of my outstanding performance, Wike tells Amaechi
Wike promises criminals hard time
Anambra 2022: Fireworks begin ahead of governorship election
House of Representatives’ quest for new electoral act
Imo West, North senatorial saga: Declare Onyeriri, Uwajumogu winners –Njemanze
Why Obiano must stop Oye’s re-election bid – Chukwunyere
Verraki Partners, technology solutions firm, berths in Nigeria
Tek Experts launches industry white paper
Itel Mobile celebrates Easter with customers
Software professionals advocate inclusive IT ecosystem
Interswitch, British firm sign deal to enhance transportation ticketing
World Cup: Falcons can play in q/finals –Dennerby
D’ Tigress set benchmark for us –Uzoh
1,275 students for Delta school sports festival
Ndidi wants Eagles to win AFCON
Aigbogun says Flying Eagles learnt lessons in loss to Saudi
NFF mourns former internationals Omokaro, Oboh
NPFL: StarTimes woos LMC
Yakubu, Holzendorf, others rule CBN Junior Tennis tourney
Champions League: Liverpool work miracle, hit Barcelona 4-3 aggregate
Onyekuru helps Galatasaray to top Turkish Super Lig table
Chukwueze named Africa’s Most Valuable U-20 Player
2019 AFCON: Rohr may axe Balogun, Uzoho
Kannywood mourns mother actress, Binta Kofar Soro
Tiwa Savage remains my business partner – Don Jazzy
Yemi Alade hits 7m followers on instagram, appreciates fans
‘We’re sorry!’ says ‘Game of Thrones,’ as Starbucks makes a cameo
Madam Efunroye Tinubu and Alhaja Kudirat Abiola in Accord Concordia, crusading for Nigeria’s elusive unity (26)
By heart or offhand, not ‘off-head’
Killing football in Delta: Open letter to Governor Okowa
The looming anarchy
Between Digital Rights and FOI Bills
Musa’s altruism
Glo is preferred network for new subscribers in February, says NCC report
OPPO launches in Nigeria with 48MP F11 Pro smartphone
Court grants AGF’s request to take over Uzodinma’s trial
Ugwuanyi approves 2 model customary courts for LGAs
Imo West: Release Okorocha’s certificate of return – Ex-APGA Chieftain
KWASU Governing Council tackles Gov. Ahmed over appointment of acting VC


I know my responsibility, Buhari tells Nigerians
We’ll open up economic relationship with more countries ― China
FG did not offer Miyetti Allah N100bn to stop kidnapping nationwide ―
Senate pledges more funding support for police
Alleged certificate forgery: Court admits Adeleke to N2m bail
5 prisoners to be stoned to death in Bauchi
PDP blasts Buhari over comments on kidnapping, IGP
Oyetola seeks stronger bond between herdsmen, farmers in Osun
Kano: 450 primary school teachers get promotion
Human factors responsible for most road accidents ― FRSC
Car in reverse mode knocks down 4-year-old boy
Court remands man for sexually assaulting girl
SEC ready to commence capital market curriculum in secondary schools
11 killed in clashes near Kenya-Ethiopia border
43 combatants, five civilians killed as hostilities escalates in Syria
Who emerges as Buhari’s choice in Anambra, Enugu?
Disquiet in Edo over ministerial appointment
Speakership: Kwara APC promises to make position known soon
Battle for the soul of Lagos PDP
Tiwa Savage remains my business partner ― Don Jazzy
Kim Kardashian helps secure freedom for 17 prisoners
I’m not African Beyonce, don’t compare me with her, Yemi Alade warns…
Lady Gaga, Zendaya, Cardi B, others stun at MET Gala
FG did not offer Miyetti Allah N100bn to stop kidnapping nationwide ― IG

The Guardian

Protesters block Yemi Osinbajo’s convoy, accuse army of land grab
Kano Assembly passes life pension bill for speaker, deputy
Liverpool produces another miraculous comeback to knock Barcelona out
Police smash car snatching syndicates in Lagos
Woman sentenced to death for killing neighbour during fight
Minimum pay not negotiable, JMPP tells Makinde
Imo States’ three new universities get NUC recognition
Ibadan poly re-opens today
MURIC urges prayers for release of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls
LMC fines El Kanemi N3 million, orders club to play without fans
Kayrom Lee offers health insurance cover for Oyo boxers
Igali sure of 10 gold medals from wrestling at African Games
Prove you are the best, Joshua challenges Wilder
Pochettino dreams of winning UEFA Champions League
MAN starts preparations for WMF Word Cup, Australia 2019
Gbajabiamila-Wase ticket upsets House of Reps speakership race
The market in the gap
Digital rights and inclusion advocacy is making impact despite challenges
Editorial: Restructure Nigeria’s foreign policy objectives now!
Religion from the Nigerian perspective
Atiku’s petition, Buhari’s defence and INEC’s righteousness
Transforming Nigerian agriculture through innovations
Smiling revolutionaries in Sudan and Nigeria’s prospective revolution
‘NCC tackling SIM data challenges for security’
Digital rights and inclusion advocacy is making impact despite challenges
The market in the gap
‘Why young Nigerians should explore cyber security space’
Malaria may never be eliminated in Nigeria as efforts suffer setbacks
Breakthrough in prostate cancer diagnosis
Diabetes drug works better than diet, exercise at weight loss
Growing up in poverty increases diagnoses of mental illnesses


Looming Disaster At Ekpan-Warri Expressway
Create Balance Between Work And Family — NPA Boss Charges Women
Proactive Data Governance Solves National Security Question, Says Uwaje
NIMASA, Interpol In Fresh Strategy Against Crimes At Sea
2019 POLLS: How The Academia Failed Nigerians – Lamle
FG Promises To Increase Investments In Space Science
Awoism And The Unending Search For Transformational Leadership In Nigeria: Challenges (3)
Robbery Suspects Arrested At The Point Of Selling Stolen Jeep
Bello Shagari: The Truth My Grandfather, Gidado Idris Told Abacha
Size Of NIMASA’s Ship Survey Drops
The ‘Olive Branch’ In Rivers Politics
We Are Determined To End Piracy In Nigeria Waters — Peterside
MainOne To Enhance Regional Integration, Global Access With Cote D’Ivoire Data Centre Launch
AKWA IBOM: APC, INEC In Tug-Of-War Over Polls Materials
Customs Urges Chamber Of Shipping To Change Focus
Verraki Begins Operations In Nigeria
INSECURITY: We’re Helpless, IGP Cries Out To Senate
How Origi, Wijnaldum completed historic Liverpool Champions League comeback
3 feared killed in fresh attack in Kaduna
Insecurity: We have shortage of funds, inadequate equipment, personnel, IGP tells the Senate
N1bn campaign fund saga: Court fixes June 27 to hear suit against Buhari, Atiku
Breaking: Kaduna’s new Commissioner of Police resumes
PDP bombs Buhari over “kidnapping as business” comment
Police charge Adeleke with certificate forgery
Why we detain Senator Adeleke – Police
Breaking: Peter Obi goes to hospital
FG stops govs from seizing LG allocations
Ganduje moves to break Kano Emirate into four
FG blocks governors from monopolising local government allocations
Assassins after me, my son for supporting Buhari ― Mrs Obasanjo
PDP candidate serves Fayemi notice of appeal to Apex court
LG: Attah canvasses true federalism, says direct funding, illegal
Gov. Ugwuanyi swears in four judges
Breaking: Comeback kings, Liverpool show no Messi to Barcelona
Abubakar Bala: I left Kwara United for personal reasons
Casillas leaves hospital, admits future uncertain
Boxing chiefs hit out at IOC over Tokyo threat
Should I try again with my ex now I’m married?
Why shouldn’t married women fancy other men
Lilian Esoro, Frederick Leonard, Bolanle Ninalowo, others tango in “Alter Date”
Tiwa, I are still business partners – Don Jazzy
Lady Gaga, Zendaya, Cardi B, others stun at MET Gala
Music is my life – Dabenja
Child Rights: UNICEF blames Nigeria’s failure on poverty, community disintegration
Baby Odunayo seeks N3m for heart surgery
Suicide attempts by self-poisoning double in teens, young adults
NIMASA, Interpol in fresh strategy against crimes at sea
Size of NIMASA’s ship survey drops
We are determined to end piracy in Nigeria waters — Peterside
Customs urges Chamber of Shipping to change focus
Corruption At Ports: Shippers Council, Customs agents make case for automation
Stakeholders fault lodgement of CVFF in TSA
When people complain that we are not distributing money… – Obaseki

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