News Headlines May 14 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 14 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

We pay ransoms to bandits daily, Zamfara LG chief tells minister
It’s shameful comparing Miyetti Allah with Afenifere, Ohanaeze —Bakare
No apologies for my Lagos godfather views –El-Rufai
Reckless spending has not changed under Buhari —Reps
How to restore electronics damaged by flood
Should couples keep joint or separate accounts?
Data security concerns rise as fintechs push for open banking
CPN intensifies campaign against unregistered practitioners
HMD Global reiterates commitment to quality devices
Govt should deepen broadband access with policy — ATCON
NGO, Oracle, NCS empower lecturers with tech tools
NACETEM begins country technology audit
‘Nigeria ‘ll derive economic benefits from 4th industrial revolution’
‘Smart phones, internet threat to reading culture’
Glad I left UNN better than I met it – Prof Ozumba
‘Inadequate recurrent votes affecting quality of graduates’
A’Ibom to review Akwa Poly’s curriculum
Students dominate Nigeria’s drug abuse population – Bowen VC
UNIABUJA undergraduate to die by hanging for killing brother
Student films self drinking sniper over UTME result
Man stabs nurse for resisting rape attempt
Gunmen shoot trader to death during Lagos robbery
Abductors keep mute after taking N3m for kidnapped lawyer
Triplets rescued from alms-seeking mother in Lagos
LUTH queries registrar over offending social media post
Bus driver detained for six years wins N10m against police
Court convicts man over murder of brother
Ekiti APC chief backs Oni’s suspension, supports party supremacy
I’m wiser now, says Ambode
FG plans low-key event for Buhari’s inauguration on May 29
Court rejects suit seeking Oshiomhole’s probe by EFCC
Electricity generation falls to 2,447MW from 4,129MW
NESG to drive growth with ‘Better Tax’ initiative
Kwara gov-elect woos US investors
CBN to roll over N33.8bn Treasury bills
Commodities market will aid economic diversification ― SEC
Govt should deepen broadband access with policy — ATCON
Sanchez apologises to United fans
Wizkid, Small Doctor to perform at The Match
27 Falcons for final camp
Eight home-based players for Falcons’ World Cup camp
Ikpeazu sacks Anyansi-Agwu, Inyama
NGO, Oracle, NCS empower lecturers with tech tools
NACETEM begins country technology audit
‘Inadequate recurrent votes affecting quality of graduates’
Will Smith says son inspired him to pick Aladdin role
Hollywood icon Doris Day dead at 97, her foundation announces
Timberlake, Missy Elliott bag honorary doctorate degrees
How parenting philosophy can affect mental well-being of children
Cancer: Fayemi’s wife advises women on regular medical examination
Prioritise health sector now, Fabamwo tells FG
Ondo records 800 cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis
Eleven years after stock market crash, investors neglect N129bn dividends
Data security concerns rise as fintechs push for open banking
CPN intensifies campaign against unregistered practitioners
HMD Global reiterates commitment to quality devices
Editorial: Insecurity: Buhari should go straight for state police
‘Majority na corruption, minority na exception’
Okorocha’s mushroom universities
Emefiele: Will there be any policy shift at CBN? (2)
Emefiele’s reappointment: A break with tradition?

The Nation

CJN: Buhari, Senate, AGF get 14 days to defend choice
ABC of the crisis at UNILAG
Govt plans low-key inauguration for Buhari May 29
TSA: Fed Govt records N30tr turnover in seven years
‘UNILAG has not progressed under our Pro-chancellor’
Tears of joy as Zainab, Abubakar return from Saudi Arabia
Court won’t stay order for Adoke, Etete, others arrest
Callous, obscene!
JAMB returns N5b to Federation Account
Kano: The insolent meets the unthinkable
APC governorship ticket tears Sylva, Lokpobiri apart
Edo PDP chieftain defeat to APC
Sanwo-Olu and promise of greater Lagos
Edo: Tribunal reserves ruling on oral evidence
AAC suspends Sowore, nine others for alleged infractions
‘President Buhari should reward loyal chieftains’
Three lessons from Aston Villa’s 2-1 win over West Brom
‘Smart city critical for growth’
Danbatta for eWorld Forum
Group decries failure to implement AIS automation
Non-oil sector boosts GDP by 1.93%
Tech innovators jostle for AFF’s $10,000
Osun slates economic summit for June
Two sentenced to three years for theft, unlawful association
Lagos celebrates pupil for topping UTME nationwide
Guard gets 22 months in prison for stealing
Lagos seals off school under high tension wire
Police bust robbery gang in Delta
Police arrest man for allegedly attempting to rape woman in Kano
Ondo Varsity gets Acting Registrar
How to file a complaint against your bank
Police extortion on highway is robbery, says Commissioner


Bandits Kill Six Civilian JTF as Interior Minister Visits Zamfara
FCTA Demolishes Abuja Strip Club, Caramelo Lounge
Court Grants Akpabio Leave to Challenge Defection Suit
Finally, Ngige Prevails, Inaugurates New NSITF Board
• Labour protests against minister over attack on members
El-Rufai: Abuja-Kaduna Road Now Safe for Commuters
As FG Tackles IOCs at Appeal Court
First Bank Reiterates Commitment to Financial Inclusion
Railway Corporation Urged to Adopt Safety Measure
Ibrahim: Renewable Energy Has Huge Potential for Job Creation
Crisis Hits AAC, Members Suspend Sowore as National Chairman
• Sowore expels national secretary, suspends others
Air Peace Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Bird Strike
• Arik reschedules flights
RenCap to Hold Investor Conference
‘Dangote Youth Rice Project for Wealth Creation’
APC Promises Fairness in Kogi, Bayelsa Governorship Polls
Unions Planning to Disrupt Power Supply, TCN Alerts Police, Others…
FG: Property Forfeiture, Not Part of Loan Agreement with China
Dickson’s Next Big Fight
Okagbare Returns to Shanghai for IAAF Diamond League Glory
Wizkid, Small Doctor to Thrill Fans at The Match for Ambode
Okocha’s former Club Bolton Relegated, Wander into Administration
UBTH to Provide Heath-care Services at Okpekpe Race
Revamping Cotton Production in Katsina
Surviving the Aftermath of Sexual Abuse


Legislature, Judiciary Shun TSA As Transactions Hit N30trn
PMB’s 2nd Term Inauguration Will Be Low-keyed – FG
NSITF Board Takes Off Amidst NLC Protest
Zainab Returns From Saudi, Thanks Nigerians For Support
‘EFCC Not Aware Of Seal-off Of Saraki’s Houses’
Lagos Residents Decry Shoddy Execution Of Road Project
FCTA Begins Demolition Of Abuja Night Clubs
Nigeria Can Generate $2bn Annually From Donkeys’
Organogram: Aviation Unions Issue 7-Day Ultimatum To NCAA
OPL 245: A Turning Point In Nigeria’s Fight Against Oil Fraud
Reforming Tax System To Boost Economic Growth
Shippers Council Seeks ECOWAS’ Support In Trade Facilitation
Re: How APC Can Win Bayelsa 2019 Governorship Election
Presidential Tribunal: PDP Urges Bulkachuwa To Recuse Herself
Kogi, Bayelsa Gov’ship Polls: APC Pledges Level Playing Ground
Power Outage Stalls Ebonyi NASS Election Tribunal Sitting
Hughton Sacked As Brighton Manager Hollywood Actress Doris Day Dies At 97 Man Wins Lottery From ‘Numbers He Dreamt’
EDITORIAL: No To Life Pension For Lawmakers
Buhari, Tinubu Synergy And 2023
Setting The Records Straight On War Against Terror
El-Rufai: Gangster Governor In Need Of Guidance
Finding A Second Term Team With A Vision
Time We Embraced China Fully
Dangote Refinery Awards $368m Contracts To Local Contractors
Audio Tape Meant To Blackmail Emefiele’
NEWS1 hour agoWhy I Visited PMB – Obiano
NCPC Seeks Collaboration On Hitch-free Pilgrimage
Kaduna-Abuja Road Safe, Says el- Rufai
LEADERSHIP GMD Chairs Gombe Swearing-in Publicity C’tee
Edo PDP Chieftain, Mulls Return To APC, Hails Obaseki

The Sun

MASSOB-BIM builds Ojukwu Freedom Centre in Awka
Crisis hits Kano emirates
9th NASS leadership: Diaspora group throws weight behind Orji Kalu, Onyejiocha
28 states can’t fund 2019 budgets –NEITI
CJN seat: Buhari, AGF, Senate fail to answer court’s summons
Ngige under attack
‘…Ngige is of sound mind’
2nd term: Wike to focus on security, agriculture
Rivers polls: Army incarcerated me for 11 days, Wike’s aide tells commission
Delta North: Appeal Court decides Nwaoboshi, Nwoko’s fate today
Rivers: Wike sacks commissioner
Police arrest 9 kidnap suspects in Kaduna
PDP chieftain, Adun, mulls return to APC, lauds Obaseki’s performance
Buhari must consolidate on his past performance – Amosan
Nasarawa 2019: How Al-Makura demystified Maku, Ewuga, and Adokwe
To end terrorism, create workforce for youths – Essien
Tinubu has shown that he is true friend of Igbo -Nnadiekwe
Formal retail industry has potential to employ millions of youths, –Omisore
Illicit financial flows: Fowler, Onyema, ICPC chair for Global UN conference
Gov Dickson commends Buhari for reappointing Emefiele as CBN gov
Leaked audio tape: CSOs defend CBN Gov
Sports devt: LSSTF targets N10bn for infrastructure, talents by 2025
Okigwe Federal constituency:INEC issues certificate of return to APC’s Nwajiuba
Ikpeazu dissolves Enyimba, Abia Warriors boards
Tenure Crisis: Teslim Balogun Stadium sealed in Lagos
FIFA Women’s World Cup: Dennerby lists Ebi, Oparanozie, 25 others for France 2019
Ngige facing public scrutiny
Swagger and swagger stick
Certificate of Return: Where did Okorocha go wrong?
How to keep your money safe during online payment
How to build successful mergers, acquisitions –Wigwe
Onyishi joins May & Baker Nigeria board
Union Bank releases Sustainability, Innovation Report
Yahoo Boys take over Ekiti
Hard work, passion, key to success – Edu
Nigerian economy not local in any way – Ezeh, John Holt chairman
I’m happy leaving UNN better than I met it – Prof Ozumba, institution’s VC
UTME results inaccessible, candidates complain


FG commences conditional cash transfer of N5,000 in Osun
Presidential Election Tribunal: PDP staff stage peaceful protest
JUST IN: Ngige inaugurates NSITF Board amid tight security
World leaders won’t attend Buhari’s inauguration ― FG
Insecurity holding Nigeria by the jugular
Onyeama, Fowler, others for UN parley on illicit financial flows
Gov Dickson commends President Muhammadu Buhari for reappointing Emefiele
Tension at UNILAG as police, private security storm institution over council meeting
524,315 applicants jostle for 3,200 vacancies in customs
Court remands six men in prison for alleged armed robbery
Court sentences man to death for killing brother in Lagos
Caretaker drags tenant to court over alleged inability to pay rent
Trader docked over alleged laptop theft at Computer Village
FAAC disbursement dropped to N1.9 trillion in Q1 2019 due to fall in oil price
Nigeria records $20bn investment into trade zones in 25 yrs ― NEPZA
CBN says Emefiele has no account in Dubai
TCN says national grid still fragile, gives conditions for stability
Israeli president grants Netanyahu extension to form government
UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church
$100bn needed annually to tackle climate change, ―Fiji PM
New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch’s mosques massacre
Nigerian politics: I’m wiser now ― Ambode
When political parties submitted report cards on 2019 elections
How my daughter escaped execution in Saudi Arabia —Habibu Aliyu,…
UTME: Results inaccessible, candidates complain
UI staff school teachers protest, demand immediate reinstatement
Nasarawa varsity VC pledges to improve educational standard, welfare
Be more committed to work, desist from truancy, NYSC DG tells staff
Residents of demolished Lagoon Estate beg Sanwo-Olu for compensation
NURHI holds intergenerational dialogue on adolescent, youth sexual reproductive health

Daily Trust

Emefiele: Buhari means well for economy – S/South govs
2 found dead in A/Ibom after heavy rainfall
Osun to hold economic summit in June
What I’ll do as President of 74th UNGA — Muhammad-Bande
Customs distributes foodstuffs, other items to Bauchi IDPs
INEC to lawyers: Be wary of sending amateurs to commission
Doctors plan health cover for 5m Nigerians, as NHIS fails to deliver
‘Why President Buhari can’t intervene in Emir Sanusi’s travail’
El-Rufai to Tinubu: I’ve no apologies on my godfather comment
Zamfara: Bandits sacked 98 communities in Shinkafi LG, says Vice Chairman
Ambode in Villa: I’m wiser now
PDP protesters pass ‘no confidence’ vote on panel handling Atiku’s petition
Oshoala, Oparanozie, Ordega, 24 other Falcons listed for World Cup final camp
WAFU Cup: Falcons set to soar over Mali
Babagana confident El-Kanemi Warriors will still pick playoff ticket
MTN to list on NSE Thursday
‘Over N30trn has passed through TSA in four years’
How FG spends N1.2bn on 69 communities in one year – CODE
FCTA demolishes Caramelo nightclub
Surveillance streetlights launched in Karu
Shanty dwellers, IDPs most vulnerable to meningitis – Expert
Banditry: The police hold the key
Wonder scenes in Borno
Anti-corruption war: Still business as usual
Re: Hopes run high as North-East commission is set to rebuild
Political leaders and the traditional institutions
SUDAN: Al-Bashir charged over dead protesters
SWEDEN: Julian Assange: Rape investigation reopened
SOUTH AFRICA: Ramaphosa vows to tackle ANC corruption
Graduate bags 4 months jail term for internet fraud
Court sentences man to death for killing brother in Lagos
Police arrest man over attempted rape of nurse at her duty post
Editorial: Save the teaching hospitals
Fresh investigations into Chinese telecom companies operating in the US
FG to develop mobile data for statistics, decision making
Glo repackages caller ring back tunes
TCN workers shun TUC as picketing flops
FG tasks farmers on quality seed production
Farmers get N27.5bn NEMA’s agric intervention fund
NEMA to support 12,000 displaced farmers in Borno
Despite industrial court judgement, UI refuses to recognise staff school teachers
UTME results inaccessible, candidates complain
Group calls for immediate reopen of Varsity
How Court of Appeal set up 2019 election tribunals
BCO’s N40m libel suit against Atiku for hearing June 20
A virtual law firm
Ajimobi appoints 11 new Permanent Secretaries
Okorocha appoints new Solicitor-General

The Guardian

Untrained personnel, others threaten safety in local aviation
Senate under pressure to reject Emefiele’s reappointment
SEC to regulate yearly general meetings for cost reduction
Court strikes out suit seeking investigation of Adams Oshiomhole
Ngige inaugurates NSITF board amid tight security
Soyinka, in U.S, eulogises Leah Sharibu, deplores Boko Haram’s handling by Americans
US, Russia test tense ties as Pompeo visits Putin
World leaders won’t attend Buhari’s May 29 inauguration, says FG
Candidate scores 167 after fourth UTME attempt, threatens suicide on twitter
‘Why state government dissolved boards of Enyimba, Abia Warriors’
Okagbare returns to Shanghai for IAAF Diamond League
Dennerby picks Ebi, Oparanozie, 25 others for final preparations
Nigeria Aquatics Federation begins grassroots talent hunt
Sodje urges NFF to educate, employ former footballers
Scope FC wins maiden Trophy five-a-side championship
Revisiting PDP’s hold on Akwa Ibom State after Akpabio’s ‘uncommon defection’
I owe no Lagos State godfather any apologies, says el-Rufai
Nigeria, a victim of protection racket
AAC suspends Sowore, others over alleged anti-party activities
Nigeria, a victim of protection racket
Editorial; Nigeria and IMF growth projections
Shell targets 2400MW from new gas project
Foreign ship owners sabotaging Kaduna inland port, says manager
Automotive council seeks law on auto policy in Nigeria
‘Lagos joining Odu’a Investment will boost Southwest economy’
The Pope in 1948, foundation of Western civilization and race
Welcome home Zainab Aliyu
Senate President 2015-2019: Saraki and the making of a successor
The unique powers of the feminine scientific, cultural and spiritual perspectives
How erection drug could cure heart failure, by researchers
Why mental health disorders are becoming more common
Baking soda cure for rheumatoid arthritis


Fossil Fuel To Account For 53% Of The World Energy Demand By 2040 -Seplat CEO
I6th Birthday: Hundreds March For Leah Sharibu In UK, US
Nigeria Needs 237,000 Doctors To Achieve Universal Health Coverage —FABANWO
EKSU Workers Tackle Mgt Over Non-Remittance Of Salary Deductions
Corruption Allegations: Court Declines To Order EFCC To Try Oshiomhole
Obiano Meets Buhari, Seeks Appointments For Anambra Indigenes
In Edo, Traffic Offenders Weed, Clear Drainage
Why Local Food Production Is Inevitable With Rising Population – Alhaji Zanna
The Dangerous Generation
Dangote Refinery Awards $368m Contracts To Local Firms
UNILAG Crisis: Reps Summon Babalakin, V-C, Registrar, Others
Troops Rescue 29 Women, 25 Children From Boko Haram In Borno
Illicit Financial Flows: Fowler, Onyema, ICPC Boss For UN Confab
4:36 AMInvest $17bn Yearly To Increase Oil Reserves, Aye Tells FG, Others
IOCs, Others Raise Alarm As Vandalism, Oil Theft Rise In Niger Delta
Stakeholders Worry As Environment Gradually Goes Into Extinction Globally
Buhari, AGF Shun Suit Querying Ag CJN’s fitness
Despite Labour protest Ngige inaugurates NSITF Board
May 29 Inauguration to be low keyed
Corruption allegation: PDP, APC in war of words over Bulkachuwa
Liquidity mop up, lower TB rate to persist as N173bn hit interbank
Sultan, others should resist Ganduje — Umar Ardo
Companies record weak earnings amidst sluggish economic growth
Crisis looms in APC as Lawan, Gbajabiamila’s alleged ties to Tinubu creates ripples
How Edo plans to de-congest Lagos — Shaibu
Talk is cheap, El-Rufai can say whatever he likes, Asiwaju remains our leader – Lagos APC
Defection suit: Akpabio begs court to suspend judgment, says I didn’t decamp from PDP
Governor Wike sacks Commissioner of Power
I don’t know if Tinubu is the godfather of Lagos … – El-Rufai
2019 NPFL Group B: How Gombe United defeated Ifeanyi Ubah FC 1 – 0
Barca’s Oshoala in Super Falcons’ provisional Women’s World Cup squad
Tenure Crisis : Teslim Balogun Stadium sealed in Lagos
‘Your mum wants you home’, angry fans tell Chris Coleman facing sack in China
Celebrities divide over Zlatan, Naira Marley’s arrest
How MI, Ycee inspired my music career – Selassie
Why I can never conceive a child – Nse Ikpe-Etim
Trouble looms as Duncan Mighty faces fraud allegation
Fela’s album covers’ designer says most Nigeria’s contemporary music evasive of societal realities
Anambra community alleges attempt to shield suspect from facing the law
All set for unveiling of Bariga Waterfront jetty, Ilaje road
Dangote Refinery awards $368m contracts to local firms
Invest $17bn yearly to increase oil reserves, Aye tells FG, others
TSA transactions hit N30trn as countries copy Nigeria’s model
We need functional SCADA to prevent grid collapse -TCN
Deep Blue Project to tackle criminality on Nigeria’s waterway- NIMASA DG
Chimamanda Adichie honoured by US University
Students clash over hijab at Tehran University
JAMB remits N5bn to FG’s account
Ambode to commission new LASU Senate building, other landmark projects
I’m happy leaving UNN better than l met it, says VC
Edo govt bars interference with primary school teachers’ transfers

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