News Headlines May 9, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 9, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

The evil I feared in PDP has befallen me 10 times in APC – Okorocha
Ganduje reduces Sanusi’s influence, breaks Kano emirate into five
Presidential election tribunal begins hearing, promises justice
Thugs attack NLC protesters members during anti-Ngige protest
Diaspora obas: Oluwo defends Olugbo
APC says no going back on Lawan, Gbajabiamila
We have indicting evidence, documents against Saraki — EFCC
Kwara varsity students protest VC removal, reject Ahmed’s choice
Suarez: Barca looked like schoolboys
Police arraign man for biting off neighbour’s finger
Residents accuse policeman of killing motorcycle rider
I don’t know how my players did it – Klopp
Unemployed man jailed for touching bust
I chewed poll papers in fear, INEC collation officer
Gunmen kill teenager, abduct Abia LG NULGE chair
Bandits kill 82-year-old district head in Sokoto, 11 in Taraba
Six persons killed in fresh Boko Haram attack in Borno — SEMA
Residents lament military harassment as soldier, naval rating clash
NSCDC arrests 10 suspected oil thieves in Rivers
Ikeja Electric denied us meters to charge arbitrary bills – Residents
PDP chieftain advises members to adhere to constitution
Jega blames bad, unenlightened leaders for woes
PDP denies involvement in Dubai govs’ retreat
APC, PDP hopeful as Appeal Court decides Oyetola, Adeleke’s fate today
80 deepwater oil blocks not producing, says NNPC
Chinese banks commit $1.902bn to Nigerian port, railway projects
FG approves $3.9bn for Warri seaport
Youth empowerment: LSETF, USADF sign $10m deal
We’ll sanction FIRS officials guilty of DTA scam –Fowler
2019 budget can’t address Nigeria’s economic needs –German envoy
Kanu visits Ilaji Soccer Academy, advocates for establishment of standard academies
SPIP’s charges against Pinnick, others baseless – NFF
Diplomacy Stableford golf tourney holds
Racism ‘rare’ in Brazil, says far right Bolsonaro
Sylvester Stallone to show ‘Rambo 5’ teaser at Cannes
Nigerians spent N304m on ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in first week
Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman to play Africa’s first Samurai in ‘Yasuke’
Nigerian artist, Emediong’s ‘Lagbaja’ painting makes history at Cyprus Museum
Annie Idibia loses father to cancer
Met Gala 2019: Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian others stun on red carpet
Causes of drug-induced liver injury
Trachoma risk reduced by nine million – Minister
Editorial: Dealing with runaway contractors
The police is nobody’s friend
Insecurity: Nigeria’s blood oil, blood gold
Failure to reform petroleum sector threatens national economy
Why are Nigeria’s heroes ‘dying’?

The Nation

3rd Gov. Dickson Wrestling Classics gets new date
Moura hat-trick sends Tottenham into Champions League final
Buhari vs Atiku: Tribunal warns against comments
Deepwater operations fetch Nigeria $180b
Senators-elect push for 2011 rules to pick presiding officers
Osun: Oyetola, Adeleke, others know fate today
N20m fraud: Kwara perm sec, others to remain in EFCC custody
Ganduje signs Emir’s Appointment and Deposition, 2019 Bill into law
MTN may list on NSE next week
LSETF, USADF sign $10m deal
Netherlands to support Nigeria on Ogoni clean-up, says envoy
EFCC scorecard: 315 convictions secured, 350 properties seized in one year
Ayade seeks prayer for Nigeria
Pray for peace, Speaker urges Muslims
EFCC: no going back on Saraki probe
Elegushi to Muslims: improve on your deeds
Nollywood portraits through the lens of US-based artist
Abuja-Kaduna highway ‘dangerous’
Sultan urges clerics to shun negative preaching
NSITF: Ngige attempting to bend the truth, says NLC
‘Why we want Gbajabiamila as Speaker’
Banjo: Demise of guerilla scholar
Ramadan: Makinde urges Muslims to pray for peace
Okorocha’s Certificate of Return: Court decides PDP’s fate Thursday
S’ South APC chairmen endorse Omo-Agege for Deputy Senate President
How I evaded impeachment as senate president for eight years, by Mark
Awoniyi eyes Liverpool return next season
Europa League: Iwobi could set record with Arsenal
ICPC denies ‘chief legal officer’ prosecuting NFF officials
3rd Gov Dickson Classics gets new date
MAN decries capacity under-utilisation
Union Bank outlines three-year strategic plan to drive growth
CPN: quackery bane of IT
NAICOM approves Casava as microinsurance firm
Shareholders laud Wema Bank for dividend payment
Man jailed six months for touching girl’s breasts
Ashamu family has no right over Agidingbi land, says lawyer
Former Lagos CJ demanded N10m bribe from me, alleges Bamaiyi
Tailor remanded for ‘pushing man into oncoming vehicle path’
People with disabilities seek assent to law
Police parade four suspected herdsmen
Police: hit-and-run driver killed Okota motorcyclist
12 killed in Edo cult war
Gunmen kidnap NULGE boss
Save vultures from extinction or we all die from diseases, Experts warn
Ending LASPOTECH’s workers’ pay battle
Expert seeks drug control officers in schools
SERVICOM honours 29 FUTMinna workers
Fayemi pledges support for command schools in Ekiti
Old students to build lab, library, others
Lagos wins 11 trophies at JETS competition
Editorial: Quacks whacked


Senate Slams Govs over LG Funds, Supports Council Autonomy
Take Responsibility for Insecurity, Atiku Tells Buhari
Eschew Prejudicial Public Analysis, Tribunal Warns Lawyers
Fixes Wednesday for pre-hearing session on Atiku’s petition Women protest over PDP candidate
NNPC: Nigeria Generates over $180bn from Deepwater Operations
Take Responsibility for Insecurity, Atiku Tells Buhari
IG Writes Saraki, Lauds Senate for Supporting Police Reforms
Boko Haram Kills Nine in Borno
Renewed Cult War Claims 11 Lives in Edo
NLC’s Protest against Ngige Turns Bloody
Minister accuses labour leaders of using thugs to invade his house Union convenes emergency meeting…
No More Prison Sentences for Petty Crimes, Lagos CJ Declares
Buhari Declines Assent to Two More Bills
Inaugurates NEDC Deji
Fowler: Taxpayers’ Money Not Missing from FIRS
JAMB UTME: Afe Babalola Backs War against Fraudsters
Okorocha Alleges Plot to Truncate His Senatorial Election Victory
Appeal Court Fixes Thursday for Judgment on Osun Guber Poll
Amaechi: With Huge Financial Commitment, It’s Work in Progress
IG Writes Saraki, Lauds Senate for Supporting Police Reforms
‘It May be More Lucrative to Leave the National Assembly than to Stay’
‘Strange Bed Fellows Won the Election in Kwara’
Kogi 2019: Faleke’s Posters Flood APC National Headquarters
NNPC: Nigeria Generates over $180bn from Deepwater Operations
Fowler: Taxpayers’ Money Not Missing from FIRS
Tapping Artificial Intelligence for Global Development
Dalley: Why Firms Must Leverage Technology to Enhance Productivity
Odeyemi: Multiple Taxation Hurting Businesses
Sharma: Nigeria Can Still Be Largest Palm Oil Producer
Tottenham’s Injury-time Goal Sets up All-English Final
PFA to Protest Racist Tweets on Iheanacho
ICPC Denies ‘Chief Legal Officer’ Prosecuting NFF Officials
NPFL: Rivers Utd End Enyimba’s 12-match Unbeaten Run
Suarez: Barcelona Defence Looked Like Schoolboys against Liverpool
NDDC Plans Big for Sports, Focuses on Facilities Devt
Chelsea Lose FIFA Transfer Ban Appeal
Kwara United F. C Bill Passes 2nd Reading
Youngster Puts Nigeria on Global Stage in Dublin Election


Kano Govt Weakens Emir Sanusi’s Powers, Splits Emirate
Senate Moves To Make LG Autonomy Mandatory
Imposition Of NASS Leaders Has Never Worked – Ndume
Reps Member Elect Slams Social Media Influencer N500M Libel Suit Over Defamation
Heritage Bank Empowers Creative Industry
Shippers’ Council Cooperative Society Set To Begin Rice Farming
Re: On The ‘lie-gend’ Of Buratai: When Reason Deserts A Critic
NIMASA Mulls Special Tax Regime For Maritime Sector
PenCom: Deepening Pension Industry With N7.42bn RSA Remittances
Detractors And Leadership Of Presidential Amnesty Programme
‘There Is No Better Evidence Than A Plea Of Guilty’
Why The Senate Must Side With Nigerians On Tobacco Regulations
Bribery Allegation: Siasia Threatens To Sue Accuser
Nigerian Singer Loses N1m In Liverpool Vs Barca Bet
FCTA To Overhaul Health Secretariat For improved Services
UNESCO, FCTA Train 600 Youths In Information Technology
Reps Probe Presidential Amnesty Programme
Heritage Bank Empowers Creative Industry
Shippers’ Council Cooperative Society Set To Begin Rice Farming
PenCom: Deepening Pension Industry With N7.42bn RSA Remittances
PDP Govs Deny Plans To Hold Retreat In Dubai
Legal Fireworks And Growing Tension In Zamfara APC
Oni’s Suspension Stands, APC Insists NFF Fumes Over Criminal Charges Against Pinnick, Others
FIFA Upholds Chelsea’s Transfer Ban
Royalty With No Royal Title
Baby Sussex Name Revealed With No Royal Title
‘I Have The Two Best Guys In The World’ – Meghan
Fans Left In Tears At First Glimpse Of Baby Sussex
EDITORIAL: The Gbagyi People Of FCT Detractors And Leadership Of Presidential Amnesty Programme
A Holistic Approach To Reviving The Textile Sector
Nigeria Generates N64.8trn From Deepwater Operations
Examining Challenges Of Public Procurement
SEC Approves MTN Listing On NSE
Fowler Debunks Report Of Missing Funds
CBN Launches Creative Industry Financing Scheme
NRC Beefs Up Security At Abuja-Kaduna Rail
NSE, FMDQ List N8.5bn Infrastructure Green Bond
Nigerian Breweries To Hike Prices
FGN Savings Bond Gross N1.8bn As SEC Seeks More Awareness

The Sun

NLC’s action against Ngige turns bloody
I’ve been investigated as Kwara gov without blemish –Saraki
Ganduje moves against Kano emir
Boko Haram beats security checks, kills 7 in Borno
Presidential polls: Peter Obi storms tribunal’s inaugural sitting
It’s Liverpool, Tottenham final as Spurs stun Ajax 3-3 aggregate
Ibadan-Akure road: We’ve technology to arrest kidnappers, others – Police
Reps probe alleged fraud in Amnesty programme
Fraudsters duping appointment seekers, heads of govt agencies —DSS
Forgery: Court fixes May 15 for further trial of lawyer, 3 others
Plateau PDP raises the alarm over plot to attack party secretariat
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
Verraki Partners, technology solutions firm, berths in Nigeria
Tek Experts launches industry white paper
Certificate of return: INEC, PDP, others rally against Okorocha
Kogi guber: Faleke’s posters flood APC secretariat
Atiku vs Buhari: Women loyal to ex-VP protest at presidential tribunal
Ekiti 2018 poll: Eleka serves Fayemi notice of appeal through substituted means
Lagos Sports Trust Fund unveils programme
Rohr clears Chukwueze for U-20 World Cup, AFCON
FIFA Women World Cup: Super Falcons to earn $2m
Tokyo 2020: Amusan qualifies for Olympics 100m hurdles
All Africa Games: Igali calls for early camping
Destiny, Nosiere clash in Headmasters’ Cup final
Ndidi rated EPL’s best tackler for 2nd season
LMC sanctions El-Kanemi
Onuachu set to break 8-year-old record in Denmark
Give me WAFU trophy as birthday gift, Madu begs Falcons
LBA announces nominees for April NPFL awards
Madrid Open: Halep bundles Konta out in second round
Annie Idibia loses father to cancer
Witches and wizards behind the sufferings of many (4)
Proofs Christians & Muslims worship same God (6) – More Muslims in Israel than Christians
Heineken out with new green crown cork
Abuja prostitutes, almajiris and the future
Good news for local governments
Boko Haram beats security checks, kills 7 in Borno
It’s Liverpool, Tottenham final as Spurs stun Ajax 3-3 aggregate
SON establishes anti-bribery management system – DG
Akwa Ibom govt refutes Cameroonian military killings claim
State govt releases areas now under Kano, new emirates
Buhari suspends FEC to break Ramadan fast
Ohafia monarch wants traditional institution rebranded


Awolowo’s patronal service holds Thursday
Saraki vs EFCC: You are not above the law, EFCC tells Saraki
Reviews on 2019 elections have been positive ― INEC Chairman
Osun guber: Oyetola, Adeleke know fate Thursday
NSITF Crisis: Ngige unleashes thugs on labour leaders, workers, Journalists
Okorocha’s Certificate of Return: Court decides PDP’s fate Thursday
Gov Lalong appoints five new judges
Suspected cultists launch attack on Ibadan Polytechnic, vandalise six cars, two tricycles
Entertainment promoter emerges Oba-elect in Ogun
GenCos release 4,426 MW of electricity to national grid ― Report
Katsina govt purchases N4.7 bn fertiliser for farmers
SEC approves listing of MTN Nigeria on NSE
Colorado school shooting leaves 1 dead, many injured
Blast in Pakistan kills nine, police says
BREAKING: Ganduje signs Emirs’ appointment and deposition amendment bill into law
Reviews on 2019 elections have been positive ― INEC Chairman
Man remanded in custody for attempted rape of 5yr old girl

Daily Trust

Ganduje approves 4 new emirates in Kano
Buhari seeks to dismiss Atiku’s petition as tribunal begins hearing
Buhari inaugurates N/East commission board
Senate probes state of teaching hospitals
Senate asks states to support NFIU guidelines on LGs
SEC approves MTN’s listing on stock market
BREAKING: Moura’s hat-trick sends Tottenham to Champions League final
Buhari presides over longest council meeting
13% of infant deaths preventable through breastfeeding, says health advisor
Senate Presidency: Buhari won’t ask me to step down — Ndume
We’re not aware of our govs’ retreat in Dubai — PDP
My opponent underrated me — Rep-elect
The golfing way of Prince Aghatise Erediauwa
Ibadan golfers await Gov. Elect, Makinde
Harrington to reduce Ryder Cup wild cards
Power grid collapses, outage spreads
Nigeria earns over $180bn from deepwater operations
Dark roads, streets raise security concerns for Abuja residents
3 commercial cyclists killed in Gwagwalada
‘My boyfriend stole N296,000 from my account’, woman tells court’
As South Africa looked itself in the mirror
Buratai: When reason deserts a critic
Declare power sector a national disaster
Security: A case of everyone knows better than those in charge?
SUDAN: ANC faces tough poll test
UNITED STATES: Trump moves to block Mueller report release
DR CONGO: 12 killed after clashes in Ebola epicentre
Police parade 16 over kidnapping, armed robbery in Kogi
Cult clash claims 5 in Edo
Civil defence parades 10 in Rivers
Editorial: All hail the Golden Eaglets
Harry, Meghan name son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
Catholic Church offers social media training to new priests
ICT attracts $42m direct foreign investment — Shittu
Expert advice for governments on effective 5G deployments
FG says 600m new jobs needed by 2030
JUST IN: NLC barricades Labour minister’s residence in Asokoro + VIDEO
How concession for Nigeria’s silos can work – Experts
Desert coming at a terrible speed, Ogbeh warns
AgNet discuses rice, as NPACS project launches scheme on aggregation
Board approves 18 private polytechnics, none in N/West, N/East, S/South
Edo basic schools use digital tech
Dept produces 5 PhD graduates
Ramadan: NGO earmarks N1.6m to feed over 100 Muslims in Badagry
Big Brother Naija Season 4 set to air in June
Driver, conductor face N3.2m theft charge
Okorocha’s Certificate of Return: Court decides PDP’s fate Thursday
Emir Sanusi to preside over 10 LGAs as Kano creates four new emirates

The Guardian

Abiola, Abacha ghosts rise as Labour fights for Kokori
Ganduje cuts Sanusi’s influence, splits Kano emirate into five
MTN ready for listing, completes share registration with SEC
Tribunal begins sitting, hears Atiku, PDP petitions May 15
11 feared killed in Edo cult clashes, herdsmen sack Taraba communities
Cult groups clash, vandalise vehicles as Ibadan poly students resume
Venezuela’s Maduro warns of military escalation with Colombia
Rejected bills rise to 41 as Buhari declines signing two others
Wike alleges oil firms are fuelling insecurity in Rivers
Amusan, Oduduru, Enekwachi qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Arsenal, Chelsea take last steps to Europa League finals
Nadal halts Auger-Aliassime’s Madrid Open dream
NDDC shifts attention to sports facilities development
Rivers United halt Enyimba’s unbeaten run, Rangers win
How lucky Heineken winners reacted to Liverpool’s iconic victory over Barca at Anfield
Akeredolu’s second term hiccups and purported rapprochement with Tinubu
Recurring civility of Buhari’s Star Boy, Osinbajo wins more converts
Hyperandrogenism: A curse or blessing?
Editorial: To make Nigeria’s foreign policy significant
Buhari and the untouchable bandits
The good, the bad and the ugly of alumni associations
Critique of abstract politics
Ned Nwoko/Regina Daniel: Undue media hysteria
Scrutinising university teachers’ qualification
Appraising Florida’s approval of gun carrying by teachers
Expert urges authors, publishers to fight piracy
Lagos emerges overall best at National JETS Competition
‘Nigeria still at moderate risk of Ebola outbreak’
‘What Nigeria should do as next President of UNGASS’
How bitter leaf prevents kidney, liver, heart damage


Nigeria, Kidnapped By Herdsmen?
IGP Orders Transfer Of Over 6,000 Policemen Out Of Lagos To Zamfara, Others
Effects Of Insurgency Attacks On Education In The North East
PDP Kicks As Saraki, Magu Tango Over Tenure Probe
LSETF, USADF Seal $10m Deal To Train Lagos Youth
Tax Substitution As Double Taxation
Taxpayers’ Money Not Missing From FIRS — Fowler
Oshiomhole, APC Conniving With INEC To Frustrate Me — Okorocha
Lawmakers Should Earn Their Pay Based On Accomplished Tasks — Oyewole, SAN
The Political Deceit Behind Failure To Restructure Nigeria
EU Funds SWAIMS, PESCAO To End Maritime Insecurity In Gulf Of Guinea
No Hiding Place For Anti-Labour Employers – Ajaero
Saraki: Group Urges Magu To Trade Softly
Buhari’s New Cabinet And Need For Engineers
Manufacturing Sector Survey Points To A Difficult Q1’19
AKWA IBOM: APC, INEC In Tug-Of-War Over Polls Materials
Rotary Int’l Nominates Bayelsa For Greenwheel Award Over Environmental Activities
Why I should be the next Senate President, I will not step down – Ndume
El Rufai did not insult Tinubu… – Kaduna APC
NASS leadership : APC plans to exclude Ndigbo in governance – Ohanaeze
MURIC hails Ambode over massive infrastructure renewal
Atiku Vs Buhari : We’ll be fair, fearless, tribunal assures Nigerians
Oshiomhole, APC conniving with INEC to frustrate me — Okorocha
AKWA IBOM: APC, INEC in tug-of-war over polls materials
PDP Govs dismiss Dubai Induction, Investment retreat
Edo 2020: Gabriel Igbinedion throws weight behind Obaseki
No harm must befall Saraki, others, PDP warns FG, APC
How Lucas hat-trick took Tottenham to Champions League final
Chelsea to challenge FIFA transfer ban at CAS
Five great Champions League comebacks
Champions League: Liverpool legends salute fightback for the ages
Champions League: Three things we learned from Liverpool v Barcelona
Peruzzi, Qdot, DJ Consequence light up Tecno Spark party
Bad governance not an excuse for yahoo yahoo; Ruggedman tells youths
Nobody can kill me; Davido boasts
Mavin Records turns 7, Don Jazzy grateful
Google celebrates Nigerian local guides community at connect live event
How 24-year-old refused to sell her 4-month-old baby in Imo
Containers, oil tankers to start movement goods through rail from Lagos to North
Stop nail biting, it makes you vulnerable to diseases, expert warns
Recruit more nurses, midwives to reduce Nigeria’s infant mortality rate, NANNM tells Govt

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