News Headlines May 15, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 15, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

9th National Assembly: 469 members to receive N4.68bn welcome package
UNN undergraduate commits suicide after Facebook note
Nigerians must now appear in person for visa renewal —US
Court restrains EFCC, ICPC, DSS from probing Saraki
Nigerians should expect petrol price increase, says Rewane
Ajimobi names streets after self, Alaafin, Olubadan, others
I raped my neighbour’s daughter only three times, says suspect
N500bn CBN scam: Emefiele should be investigated, says Sowore
UEFA investigators want City banned from UCL
UNN undergraduate commits suicide
9th National Assembly: Dogara’s loyalists negotiate for leadership, committee appointments
Iheanacho shock inclusion in Eagles’ 25-man list for AFCON camp
Tiger, girlfriend named in wrongful death suit
Act now, Ohanaeze, Afenifere tell Buhari as President bemoans Almajiris’ suffering
Wike sacks Rivers commissioner of power
Osinbajo warns against bribing officials for licences, passports
Police arrest filling station attendants for conniving with ATM fraudsters
Nigerians celebrate Leah Sharibu’s 16th birthday, demand her release
Fallen tanker explodes, burns commuters
Footballer, two others arrested for Internet fraud
UNILAG queries: Reps intervene, probe VC, Babalakin, others
Lagos tricycle rider disappears after naming ceremony
Two church members electrocuted during service
Bayelsa to engage stakeholders on peaceful elections
Courts’ orders affected party primaries in 22 constituencies –INEC boss
Reps reject bill to regulate overseas medical treatment
Adeleke’s certificate saga: Court reserves judgment on PDP appeal
Borno Senatorial election: Tribunal dismisses suit against Shettima
NSE okays MTN listing at N90 per share
N500bn: NECA, experts demand independent CBN audit
TUC insists on picketing TCN
Going the extra mile at work
Effective ways to manage multiple fixed deposits
Jailed Russia star to receive league medal
Prudent league: Pillars beat Seasiders
25 Eagles for AFCON 2019 camp
NOA urges govt to invest more in orthodontics training
Natural therapies for building and protecting uterine lining
‘Telemedicine important in health service delivery’
Editorial: Recharging the vanishing Lake Chad
Musing on President Buhari’s next cabinet
Emefiele’s reappointment: Any trigger for the stock market?
On the CBN audio leak
Legalise first lady office for accountability

The Nation

June 12: Tinubu seeks urgent legislative action
I targeted 370, says UTME best Ekene
Emotions as activists, others celebrate Leah Sharibu’s 16th birthday
Ambode inaugurates jetty, ferries
Senate committee to screen Emefiele
Corruption: Osinbajo calls for collaboration among agencies
June 12: The making of the Democracy Day
Nigeria’s open secret
No mean family
A season of mass wedding
Ikhwatul–Islam fixes lecture for Sunday
Redefining Nigeria’s stories through photography
NSE grants First Aluminium’s voluntary delisting
Soyinka compares Leah with Mandela 1
Andy Bello to steer Rhythm 93.7FM And STV Benin City
Boosting youths’ skills to tackle unemployment
Dambazau: Fed Govt seeking ECOWAS resolve to tackle influx of firearms
NLNG to pay $100,000 to 2019 science prize winner
Two feared dead as bus catches fire at Isolo
Time to give up?
I targeted 370, says UTME best Ekene
Speakership: Gbajabiamila’s camp woos Dogara, Governors, other contestants
Reps approve two State constituencies for Benue
Tribunal: PDP, Ashiru seek recount of Kaduna governorship ballot
Griezmann leaves Atletico Madrid
2019 AFCON: Rohr lists Mikel, 23 others
Success Makanjuola: Messi’s my Idol, Barca’s my dream
$8.4m FIFA fund: Arewa Youth faults SPIP report on Pinnick
Serena withdraws from Italian Open with knee injury
2019 AFCON: We won’t be intimidated by Nigeria’s pedigree, says Burundi’s coach
NSE grants First Aluminium’s voluntary delisting
Boosting youths’ skills to tackle unemployment
Workers protest alleged corruption at SON
United Capital, Africa Fintech Foundry partner on Fintech
NFIU CEO praises FIRS tax reforms
3m retail investors in Nigeria, says NSE
Small Claims Court delivers 530 judgments in 10 months
Unemployed man jailed for stealing
Lagos tackles gridlock with layby, slip road
Navy arrests Ghanaian, eight Beninoise for oil theft
UNILAG Council absolves principal officers of fraud
Lagos may upgrade colleges of education to varsities
Asa drops new single ‘The Beginning’
Why we produced Shadow Parties-by Yemi Amodu
Nollywood needs to lift budgets to compete internationally – Lucien Morgan
Skin gets third festival acceptance


Buhari: Level of Poverty in Nigeria Upsets Me
HDP Asks Tribunal to Stop Buhari’s Inauguration
Elections Hacking Now Real in Africa, Says Mahama
Obiano, Buhari Group Hail Reappointment of Emefiele
Nigeria is Headquarters of Piracy, Says NIMASA DG
Senate threatens to shut down bet9ja
CCT Okays Arraignment of Bayelsa Speaker, Four Others
Osun Election: I Didn’t Forge WAEC Certificate, Adeleke Tells Court
FG to Inaugurate Minimum Wage Implementation Committee
Kano Kingmakers Want Court to Stop Ganduje from Deposing Sanusi
NEMA to Compensate Flood Affected Farmers in Kebbi State
Duke Joins Pereira International’s Advisory Board
United Capital Partners Africa Fintech Foundry
Ambode: Insecurity Inspired Construction of World-class Jetty
NNPC Saves $1.6bn from Arbitration with Atlantic Energy
Bayelsa Asks INEC to Reschedule Nov Guber Poll
Humanitarian Need of North-east Beyond Govt, Says Oando CEO
Bolton Set up Food Bank for Staff Wages
Youths Protest against Attempt to Create New Kingdom from Benin
Tribunal: PDP Demands Recount of Kaduna Guber Poll Result
NEMA to Compensate Flood Affected Farmers in Kebbi State
Xiaomi Launches Smartphone in Nigeria
Giving Microfinance Banking a Facelift
Fadiga is Early Bird for The Match for Ambode
AFN Risks Ban from IAAF over Misappropriated Money
Injury Forces Serena, Wozniacki out of Italian Open
UEFA Names Skomina to Officiate Spurs, Liverpool Final

Daily Trust

Buhari to Saraki, Dogara: Our relationship wasn’t the best
Water ministry and the battle to reclaim shrinking Lake Chad
FG abolishes degree/HND dichotomy in civil defence, immigration, others
We’re still far from winning corruption war – Osinbajo
Military condemns faceless group calling for revolution
FG incurred N1.799trn domestic debt charges in 2018 — CBN report
Minimum wage: FG gives 22-man committee four weeks to submit report
Banditry: Security in my LGA is deteriorating Katsina Chairman cries out
I was confident Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar would be released – Saudi ambassador
Speakership: Gbajabiamila lobbies Dogara, others
Tribunal: PDP’s Ashiru seeks recount of ballot in Kaduna
Bayelsa wants Nov 2 gov’ship poll shifted
Finalists emerge in Nestle Milo basketball Central Conference
Mikel confirms Super Eagles return for 2019 AFCON
Pillars’ Ibrahim shocked by exclusion from F/Eagles squad
NERC slams N300m fine on AEDC for negligence, death of 4 yr old boy
Nigeria protests unfair charges from foreign shipping lines
4 feared dead in renewed Benue communal rivalry
No tears for Emir Sanusi II
Banditry: The police hold the key
English – One language, many lingos
Nigeria, a kaleidoscope of contradictions
Gov. Ganduje vs. Emir Sanusi II: The fire this time
SRI LANKA: Curfew after anti-Muslim riots
UNITED STATES: We do not seek war with Iran, Mike Pompeo says
Brexit: ‘No significant shift’ by ministers in talks
Suspected job racketeer, one-chance robbers, others nabbed
Court orders arrest of Kwara commissioner over attempted murder
EFCC arraigns four over Internet crime, forgery in Ogun
Editorial: Ngige/NLC’s fight over NSITF
Birthday: Davido celebrates daughters’ Imade, Hailey
Airtel launches 4G service in Edo
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
Students seek FG’s intervention over Unilag conflict
School feeding: Kaduna to introduce meat, bread to pupils’ menu
Despite industrial court judgement, UI refuses to recognise staff school teachers
Breaking: Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with Saraki, Dogara, others in villa
Nollywood: Alex Ekubo, Sophie Alakija star in new movie ‘Love or Quest’
Music star Asa releases new single after 5 years break
Tonto Dikeh hints on plans to get new boobs for birthday
NBMA has ensured safe deployment of GM crops – Environment Minister
Ogoni Cleanup to commence next week as FG handover sites to contractors
Why FG executed 23 emergency ecological projects
Absence of EFCC counsel stalls N6.9bn fraud trial of Fayose
Adeleke Certificate Saga: Court reserves judgment in PDP appeal
EFCC arraigns Benue woman over dud cheque

The Sun

TraderMoni: I don’t want you mobbed, Buhari warns Osinbajo
Tinubu commends Buhari on making June 12 Democracy Day
Visa renewal: US suspends ‘dropbox’ in Nigeria
BoT: APGA removes Obiano Ojukwu’s wife, others
N30,000 salary: Workers to wait
9th NASS leadership: Abia APC reiterates support for Kalu, Onyejeocha, denies endorsing Gbajabiamila
Why EFCC is investigating Saraki –Magu
FG cautions Bayelsa communities on projects
4 killed in Benue communal clash
We’ve confidence in Buhari’s govt – Igede group
Insecurity: Nigerian delegation to ECOWAS says security situation satisfactory
Gombe: 20 women trained on gender digital inclusion
South-East deserves SGF, Deputy Senate president or speakership –Ezenwankwo
There’ll be no Nigeria without Igbo -Ezeanuna
Plateau: Disquiet as Sango, Hassan fight over state chairmanship
Bayelsa seeks shift of Nov 2 guber poll
Rivers polls: Army threatened me on bullet wound victims, doctor tells commission
How to use your Android phones more efficiently
NCC, others join eBusiness Life girls in ICT campaign
Visa acquires Earthport, says ownership’ll bring more speed to global payment
LG launches Artcool dual inverter AC in Nigeria
WAFU Cup: Falcons set to overpower Mali
Norwich begins talks to sign Mikel
U20 World Cup in Poland: Aigbogun releases 21-man final list
Ekiti FA picks May 28 for election
Wolfsburg values Osimhen at £20m
France 2019: Home-based keepers battle for shirts
Asa releases new single, ‘The Beginning’ after 5 years break
Reducing cost of governance in Nigeria
Many a time, not ‘times’
Gozie Agbakoba on my mind
Witches and wizards behind the sufferings of many (5)
Why Qur’an accepts Jesus as Messiah, not God’s son
2nd term: Senate begins Emefiele’s screening as CBN governor
Workers shut SON over poor welfare conditions
NERC orders suspension of electricity supply to VI, Ikoyi, Lagos
Virgin Atlantic appoints Bell new Commercial Manager for Nigeria
Multiple taxation, unemployment killing Nigeria’s hospitality industry
Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh and Queen Iden in Accord Concordia, crusading for Nigeria’s elusive unity (27)
How new Olowo of Owo ’ll emerge
KWASU reopens after VC crisis, holds convocation June 8


Buhari hosts Saraki, NASS members to breaking of fast
Reps pass N346.5bn NDDC 2019 Budget
Senate Okays N5m fine for company without dignified staff buses
Fake news, hate speech will undermine Nigeria’s image if……
Buhari not committed to true federalism ― PDP
Ondo set to venture in marijuana cultivation
Call for Oyo APC exco’s dissolution reckless ― Youth group
Alleged gross misconduct: Kogi Chief Judge asked to step aside
JTF is coming after us, protesting Edo, Delta communities allege
Police arrest man for allegedly attempting to rape woman in Kano
Alleged N6.2m investment fraud: Court refuses to admit businessman to bail
Kwara court jails brothers, one other for internet fraud
Court remands six men in prison for alleged armed robbery
Union shuts down SON over poor staff welfare
CBN audio leak: Plot to sabotage the apex bank ― CCSO
FG allays fear over China debt
Group hails reappointment of CBN governor for 2nd term
Criminals are running after us, Benue nurses cry out
FG commits N55bn to BHCP Funds ― Health Minister
Obesity may put young people at risk of anxiety, depression
Nurses Week: Association seeks adequate security for nurses, midwives
Fans applaud Asa’s new song ‘Beginning’
Birthday: Davido celebrates daughters, Imade, Hailey
Drizzle, Mayorkun shine in Bola
Yemi Alade to release new album, ‘Woman of steel’
Queues as Ibadan Polytechnic beefs up security
2019 UTME: Exam Ethics Marshal commends JAMB, registrar
School feeding: Kaduna to introduce meat, bread to pupils’ menu
Black Tuesday in Ebonyi as VIO members kill lawyer
Court remands former Mainstreet Bank MD, in prison for forgery
I use fake bank alert to make N.6m in less than a month ― dismissed soldier
US suspends ‘Dropbox’ visa renewals in Nigeria indefinitely


Police Arrest Serial Rapist For Killing Female Nursing Officer In Kano
Fake News Has Assumed Frightening Proportion – Lai Mohammed
APGA Under Siege, Says National Chairmanship Aspirant
3SC Player, 2 Others Arrested Over Alleged Internet Fraud
Lagos Assembly Laments Rift At Lagos Polytechnic
Lagos Integrated Transport System On Track – Ambode
Group Lauds Buhari For Sound Fiscal, Financial, Economic System
Minimum Wage: SGF Inaugurates Committee To Adjust Salaries
Rivers: CSOs Rate Obio/Akpor, Emohua High In Cult-Related Killings In April
Insecurity: Traditional Rulers Laud Wike Over Comments On Shell
Board Abolishes BSC , HND Dichotomy In NSCDC, NIS, Others
Corruption: NNPC Recovers $1.6bn From Companies
Microsoft To Invest $100m On Tech Development In Nigeria, Kenya
North Korea Demands Release Of Coal ship Seized By U.S.
FCTA Begins Demolition Of Abuja Night Clubs
APGA National Chair Deserves A Second Term – Carefor
Al-Makura Leaving Nasarawa State Better Than He Met It – Speaker
De Rossi To Leave Roma After 18 Years
Simi, Harrysong, Mr. Real, MC Tagwaye,Okey Bakasi, Others For Inauguration Day Concert
Yemi Alade To Release New Album, ‘Woman Of Steel’
Asa Drops New Single, ‘The Beginning’ After 5 Years Break
EDITORIAL: No To Life Pension For Lawmakers
AMCON: Working Harder, Achieving More Positives
Lagos Integrated Transport System On Track – Ambode
Group Lauds Buhari For Sound Fiscal, Financial, Economic System
Minimum Wage: SGF Inaugurates Committee To Adjust Salaries
Rivers: CSOs Rate Obio/Akpor, Emohua High In Cult-Related Killings In April
Insecurity: Traditional Rulers Laud Wike Over Comments On Shell
Board Abolishes BSC , HND Dichotomy In NSCDC, NIS, Others
Ebonyi Elder Stateman Killed By VIO Officers
NLC Seeks Robust Participation Of Nigerian Delegation At ILC
Healthy Lifestyle Can Reduce Risk Of Dementia In Old Age – WHO

The Guardian

Knocks for FG as family, friends mark Leah Sharibu’s birthday
‘How Nigeria can earn $145b through legal marijuana’
IAAF may stop Team Nigeria from Olympics, African Games over ‘missing’ $134,000
EFCC arrests Nigerian footballer
Nigeria’s poverty level discomforting, says Buhari
U.S. reviews visa process, introduces interviews
VIO officers allegedly kill Ebonyi elders’ council secretary
NDDC mulls 7,000mw project, 27 industrial parks in Niger Delta
Two feared dead, many injured as spilled fuel ignites fire
Kanu canvasses better use of Ilaji Stadium Ibadan
Zverev’s first major casualty at Italian Open
Aston Villa beat West Brom on penalties to reach playoff final
Special Olympics Nigeria marks World Malaria Day
UFC middleweight interim champion, Israel Adesanya causes stir at Lagos airport
Ecuador honours Valencia for his decade at Man United
Hope rises for LG autonomy with Senate’s support
Lagos politics, Justice Forum and Oba Hamzat’s demise
When Malami decided to be Fowler
Editorial: Nigerians, save Nigeria!
NSC’s cooperative society records surplus earnings
Business leaders task Nigeria on industrial revolution
Golden Penny strengthens market share with new product
Exporters, DMO in search of consensus to EEG claims resolution
Re: What did Obasanjo do to Soyinka?
The new industry seizing Nigeria’s youth
State of the Nigerian economy in 2018
Local council autonomy and insecurity
Creating employment in Africa’s creative industry through technology
Nigeria to launch own satellite soon, Says Onu
MultiChoice calls for MTF Academy entry
Xiaomi introduces Redmi Note 7 to Nigerian market
Why mental health disorders are becoming more common
Baking soda cure for rheumatoid arthritis
Eating more ultra-processed foods may shorten life span
How erection drug could cure heart failure, by researchers


Airtel Hails Obaseki On Economic Devt, Infrastructure
Condition Of Poor Nigerians, Almajiris Upsets Me – Buhari
INSECURITY: We’re Wasting Time Without Restructuring – Ugochukwu-Uko
Ogundokun Vs Oluwo: Court Strikes Out Oluwo’s Application
Election: PDP Nearly Made Me Political Orphan, Akpabio Tells Court
Vehicle Inspection Officers Kill Scribe Of Ebonyi Elders Council
Apapa Gridlock: Current Administration Has Failed — Apapa Business Owners
Poverty: FG Engages Global Body To Review Nigeria’s Ranking
Strike Force: Customs Battle Internal Strife
Caution Over N10b North East Fund
NIMASA Laments Spate Of Insecurity Around Berthed Vessels
NIMASA Partners Customs, CBN, Others On Review Of Vessels Import Tax
Car Smuggling: Berger Motor Dealers Go Tough On Offending Members
Africa Must Prepare For World Beyond Crude Oil — Peterside
Abia APC Reiterates Support For Onyejeocha, Denies Endorsing Another
Who Becomes Oyo Assembly Speaker?
CAF Shifts Sudan-Nigeria U23 Fixtures
Nigerians hold birthday rally for Leah Sharibu held by Boko Haram
IN NUMBERS: Saraki in the eyes of the court
Buhari, enemy of true federalism – PDP
Breaking: Senate threatens to Shutdown Bet9ja
Abuse of Office: CCT fixes May 22 to arraign Bayelsa Speaker, Clerk, 3 others
Nigeria’s poverty level upsets me – Buhari
Who becomes Oyo Assembly speaker?
NASS LEADERSHIP: I won’t bribe my colleagues to become Speaker — Olatunbosun
JIGAWA SPEAKER: The intrigues, horse-trading that returned Garba to power
My relationship with your leadership not cordial, Buhari tells Saraki, Dogara
CAF shifts Sudan-Nigeria U23 fixtures
Prudent Handball League: Pillars record first win
IAAF ban looms over Nigeria
Rohr lists Mikel, 24 others for 2019 AFCON camp, places 6 on standby
Slovenia’s Damir Skomina to referee Champions League final
My dad’s girlfriend controls his life!
How do I handle meeting his new love?
Lucifer drama series: Mike Bamiloye’s son faces online backlash
Yemi Alade to release new album, ‘Woman of steel’
Nigerian film contents rank among world’s best -NFVCB boss
The Beginning: Asa drops new record to fans’ delight
Just in: WhatsApp hacked, users urged to update App
Diagnostics is bedrock of health management — Me Cure
Lagos introduces measures to sanitise fertility practice
Industrial pharmacists seek innovations for positive growth
ESUT final Year medical students rescue ailing community
May & Baker offers free malaria tests to Lagos community
Apapa Gridlock: Current Administration has failed — Apapa business owners
Strike Force: Customs battle internal strife
NIMASA laments spate of insecurity around berthed vessels
NIMASA partners Customs, CBN, others on review of vessels import tax
Car smuggling: Berger Motor Dealers go tough on offending members
Africa must prepare for world beyond crude oil — Peterside
23 UNN staff under investigation – Prof. Ozumba
Chimamanda Adichie honoured by US University

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