News Headlines May 16, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 16, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

MAN, LCCI react as CBN gov says road ahead still rough, very tough
Buratai says poll losers backing bandits, gunmen seize eight in Zamfara
Insecurity: The poor now revolting against the rich, Senators warn
Atiku, PDP doing everything possible to sabotage Buhari –FG
2019 UTME: Candidates now free to access results on portal —JAMB
El-Rufai knows how to retire Tinubu
How Lagos hotelier’s son, friend drugged, gang-raped me –Victim
RCCG gospel artiste commits suicide
Oshiomhole, APC instigating EFCC to arrest me – Okorocha
Buratai says poll losers backing bandits, gunmen seize eight in Zamfara
Insecurity: The poor now revolting against the rich, Senators warn
Atiku, PDP doing everything possible to sabotage Buhari –FG
Suspected herdsmen attack travellers in Osun
I won’t share govt funds with greedy people — Obaseki
Tribunal: Atiku to file application for Bulkachuwa’s removal from panel today
Illegal arms possession: Court jails three ex-convicts 120 years
$8.4m charge, attempt to discredit Pinnick – Arewa youths
Stock investors lose N352bn in eight days
Illegal arms possession: Court jails three ex-convicts 120 years
Police arrest bandits’ girlfriends, informants in Katsina
Man allegedly murders 11-month-old daughter
Two burglars who jumped bail rearrested, jailed
Delta monarch’s abducted mother, aunt regain freedom
Nigerian, Victoria Obaze becomes mayor in UK
I am fulfilled with my achievements, says Ambode
Only 62 women won elections in 2019, says INEC
Ortom says no plan to return to APC
PDP asks Buhari to probe allegations of looting before May 29
Court sacks APC lawmaker-elect in Ondo
Stock investors lose N352bn in eight days
Why Benin, others get stable electricity than Nigeria —TCN
Lagos-Ibadan Expressway 40% completed, says FG
When should your kid have ATM card?
MTN gets NSE approval for listing on premium board
Inflation rate rose to 11.37% in April, says NBS
Appiah, Diouf, others expected for The Match
Leadway win UBA sports tourney
AFCON tickets prices slashed after local fans backlash
Ahmedu gets FIBA role
Bolt jumps into Paris scooter market
Students dominate Nigeria’s drug abuse population – Bowen VC
‘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’
Akwa Ibom to review Akwa Poly’s curriculum
Singer, Burna Boy exits social media
Zimbabwe sells 100 elephants to China, Dubai
Divorce: I’m rediscovering my love of men, Wendy Williams reveals
Britney Spears may never perform again says manager
Cannes idol Gomez says social media ‘terrible’ for her generation
Game of Thrones, `Avengers: Endgame’ lead 2019 MTV movie nominations
Management of geographic tongue
‘Shortage of health care workers can ignite a crisis’
Rheumatologist warns against demonising lupus disease
mPedigree wins award for curbing drug faking
NOA urges govt to invest more in orthodontics training
Natural therapies for building and protecting uterine lining
Signs of a damaged phone battery
Editorial: Pension for ex-lawmakers, reckless abuse of office
Ganduje’s an-eye-for-an-eye politics
Is the North Nigeria’s burden?
On Leah Sharibu’s continued hostage

The Nation

Emefiele: policy saboteurs will no longer be spared
Fregene’s wife: don’t let my husband die
Lawan: battle for Senate President not do-or-die
Write judgments for posterity, acting CJN tells judges
Govt, PDP row over ‘threat to democracy’
MTN lists today at NSE
Equities decline with N51b loss
Tribunal fixes May 22 for hearing in PDP’s motion
JAMB: over 1.3m candidates have accessed results
FEC approves $1b Chinese loan for Gurara hydropower project
June 12 as Democracy Day excites activists
‘Chairman’ Christian Chukwu arrives in London tonight
Old Mutual, Afreal, others simplify home ownership
Ambode: we’ve fulfilled our cardinal promises to the people
What age for varsity admission?
KSU tackles indecent dressing
Why we listed in New York Exchange, by Jumia
How I overcame racist abuse as a teenager, by UFC champion Adesanya
The reading challenge
Kogi poll: The West/Central challenge
Emefiele: policy saboteurs will no longer be spared
Equities decline with N51b loss
June 12: Activists to honour Abiola
Our expectations from Sanwo-Olu, by Seriki-Bamu
Oshiomhole, other APC leaders behind my ordeal, says Okorocha
Godfatherism: Group backs El-Rufai’s comment
Ekiti Assembly Lifts Suspension on former Speaker, four others
El Hadji Diouf, seven others expected today for ‘The Match’
WAFU Cup: 22-goal Falcons strike fear in Black Queens
Sprint superstar Bolt jumps into Paris scooter mania
Amstel Malta is Okpekpe race’s official malt drink
Equities decline with N51b loss
Old Mutual, Afreal, others simplify home ownership
Why we listed in New York Exchange, by Jumia
Nigeria, others to account for 53% of fossil fuel
Firm unveils smart toilet fittings
Fed Govt completes construction of box culverts
Group, family petition IG over ticketer’s death
Businessman charged with slapping estate manager
Court remands two for ‘sale of substandard gas cylinders’
Banker gets N500,000 bail for alleged N4.4m theft
Two rape suspects remanded
What age for varsity admission?
PAU MSc in Film Production to help Nollywoord
Save Wesley varsity from collapse, Bishop urges
Many out-of-school children are girls, says governor’s wife
Bank, NGO promote financial literacy with ‘Money Bee’
The reading challenge
UNIBEN Pharmacy students protest teachers’ strike
UDUS union elects executives
Jakande, others bag AOCOED fellowship awards
Arabic literature can redefine world peace


Senate Committee Praises Emefiele, Recommends Him for Confirmation
FG: Atiku Plotting to Sabotage Buhari
FG Considers Friendlier Foreign Exchange Regime
Senate Committee Praises Emefiele, Recommends Him for Confirmation
CBN Gov says saboteurs will be brought to book
Inflation Rate Jumps to 11.37% after Consistent Drop Since January
Tribunal Hears Atiku’s Objection to Bulkachuwa on Wednesday
FG Considers Friendlier Foreign Exchange Regime
Nigerians Not Averse to Paying Tax, Says Alade
MTN Nigeria Eyes Debt, Equity Sale after NSE Listing
Auditors Urged to Adhere to Professionalism
Access Bank Set to Reward DiamondXtra Customers
Kano Emirs: Court Orders Parties to Maintain Status Quo
Army Explains Killing of Commanding Officer, Two Soldiers by Boko Haram
Buhari Leaves for Saudi Arabia Today to Perform Lesser Hajj
Buratai Blames Defeated Politicians for Heightened Insecurity
Lawan: I Won’t be a Rubber Stamp Leader
EFCC Quizzes N’Assembly Clerk, Seizes His Passport
Group backs Goje for Senate presidency
Lawan: I Won’t be a Rubber Stamp Leader
Probe N14tn Corruption Allegation under Your Watch, PDP Tells Buhari
Ekiti Govt, PDP Clash over Move to Register Herders in Ekiti
‘People feel that there’s Nothing Wrong with Vote Buying’
‘The Judiciary Stops the Executive, Legislature from Performing their Job’
Market Records 9.6% Year-to-date Decline on Negative Sentiments
‘Regulatory Compliance Will Mitigate Cybersecurity Threats’
ICT Roadmap Has Improved E-Government, Says Minister
Rangers’ Playoff Status Guaranteed with Win against Insurance
Beating Qatar Key to Flying Eagles Group Stage Success, Says Aigbogun
El Hadji Diouf, Seven Others Expected Today for The Match
Brilliant Ajax End Season with Dutch Double
Amstel Malta is Okpekpe Race’s Official Malt Drink
Coutinho’s Agent Refutes Reports Griezmann to Replace the Brazilian at Barcelona
Access Bank Unveils Polo Star, Neku, as W Brand Ambassador
Special Olympics Nigeria Commemorates World Malaria Day
Ebola: Examining FG’s Poor Prevention Preparedness
Foundation Calls for Equal Rights in WASH, Education for PLWD
CIAPS to Train African Health Managers
FP 2020: Stakeholders Urge FG to Implement BHCPF
Royal Exchange Partners Collinson Group to Launch Health Insurance
Special Olympics Nigeria Commemorates World Malaria Day

Daily Trust

Stop beating drums of war, FG tells Atiku, PDP
FEC approves N27.7bn for grains, meters, Abaji road
Industry minister’s 3 pillars, 5 enablers remain a dream
Tribunal orders PDP to formally apply for Bulkachuwa’s removal
…Security bars protesters from Court of Appeal
States disagree with NEITI on 2019 budget funding
New Etsu Patigi seeks for support
What I want to be remembered for in Bauchi – Abubakar
Senate Presidency: Another group endorses Goje
Industry minister’s 3 pillars, 5 enablers remain a dream
Lawan: Senate, presidency won’t resolve issues in market place under my leadership
Kwara PDP demands fresh gov’ship poll
Imo speaker, majority leader impeached
Lawal to Nigerians: Don’t expect optimal performance from Mikel
Super Falcons rekindle rivalry with Black Queens at WAFU Cup
El-Kanemi lose 2-1 in battle of warriors as Rangers pip Insurance 1-0
States disagree with NEITI on 2019 budget funding
Sahara Energy, Brooge Petroleum to build 250,000 bpd refinery
NEXIM Bank: We disbursed N22bn, created 2000 jobs in one year
3 injured as car rams into moving truck on Lokoja road
Police nab 4 over attempt to snatch N3m in Abuja
We want sign interpreters in FCT hospitals – Deaf association
As Buhari jumps into the ‘true federalism’ bandwagon
How admission policy affects underage applicants
Saraki: The making of a successor
Energy challenges and way forward for MSMEs
Bandits’ informants, sex workers, cooks nabbed in Katsina
NIGER REPUBLIC: 17 soldiers killed in ambush
UNITED STATES: Alabama passes bill banning abortion
How I was drugged, gang-raped in hotel, woman tells court
Graduate rescued from jumping into Lagos lagoon
49 suspected kidnappers arrested in Taraba
Editorial: Policing state/LG joint accounts
FCC will ensure gender equity in recruitments, appointments – Sheba
FRSC retirees beg FG over severance allowances
Minimum wage: FG gives 22-man committee four weeks to submit report
Why access to farm inputs is declining
400,000 farmers to go into sorghum production this year
Despite Ramadan, Sokoto records glut in millet, beans
Tech varsity trains youths in skills acquisition
Council trains librarians electronic resource sharing
Idah poly gets N150m for research
Nollywood: Alex Ekubo, Sophie Alakija star in new movie ‘Love or Quest’
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
Osun: Adeleke faces fresh suit
Man, 40, accused of hacking teenager to death
Wife drags husband to court, demands divorce confirmation

The Sun

9th NASS leadership: EFCC quizzes NASS clerk, summons others
PDP, Atiku beating drums of war –FG
CBN gov gives notice of tough, rough economy
Imo West: Oshiomhole, APC leaders, DSS, behind my ordeal, Okorocha
Again, NFIU warns banks, state govts on LG funds
Emirates: Court orders Kano govt to maintain status quo
Disregard IPOB sit-at-home order –Police
I’m fulfilled as governor –Ambode
We’ll resist installation of monarchs by Alake, Olowu, vows Olota-in-Council
Ondo community tasks oil firm on environmental safety
Mother of 4, others graduate from LASU
Niger completes Minna orphanage, 32 years after
Probe alleged N14trn graft before May 29, PDP charges Buhari
Oshiomhole, APC leaders, DSS behind my ordeal –Okorocha
INEC withdraws certificate of return from Buhari’s ex-aide, gives to Dambazau’s son
Atiku vs Buhari: Appeal Court president refuses to excuse self
Ambode and politics of exiting high
FG threatens to blacklist communities vandalising projects
Jumia refutes Citron fraud claim
MTN Nigeria lists on NSE today
Stamp duty: Reps threaten to issue bench warrant as bank chiefs shun panel
Inflation rises to 11.37% in April, says NBS
Fadiga arrives for ‘The Match for Ambode’
Naming final list quite difficult – Aigbogun
WAFU Women’s Cup: Falcons set semi-final date with Ghana
Burundi ready for Eagles challenge –Coach Niyungeko
IAAF threatens to sanction Nigeria
NFF: Northern group faults Obono-Obla’s report on Pinnick
Polo’s Atawodi-Edun gets W Access role
El Hadji Diouf, 7 others hit Lagos for ‘The Match’
Okpekpe race hooks Amstel Malta as official malt drink
Leadway wins UBA pensions’ sports tourney
Ethnic politics in Nigeria
Community policing again!
Ganduje, Ajimobi, two of a weird kind
Raising a new generation of Desert Warriors (2)
Tribute to Olukayode Oyediran
The power of youth travel
How Nigeria can revive dying reading culture, by UK-based author
Assa North-Ohaji South gas project to produce 600m/scf per day
NIMASA commences process to end vessels’ greenhouse gas emission
IATF 2020 targets $40bn trade deals
Government should encourage exports, local production of wigs –Ikeme, My Hair Limited boss
Côte d’Ivoire targets 5th African tourism nation status
Amachree urges govt to support boat operators
New Bariga jetty, ferries to reduce road traffic – Ambode


APC leaders behind my ordeal, Okorocha alleges
FEC okays N360b Chinese loan for Gurara Hydropower project
Buhari accepts Saudi king’s invitation to perform lesser Hajj
Again, Tinubu commends Buhari on June 12 Democracy Day
Swaziland King didn’t order men to marry many wives — Govt…
Another Nigerian Victoria Obaze becomes Mayor in UK
FG must set up employment bureau ― Senate
Governorship poll: Bayelsa State stakeholders demand fresh date
Teachers morale low in Oyo, NUT may embark on indefinite strike Monday
Economy: Tough times ahead of Nigeria ― CBN Governor
Police arraign man, 32, in court for alleged arson in Osun
How I was drugged, gang-raped in Lekki hotel, woman tells court
Court remands father for allegedly killing 11-month-old baby
Court remands man in custody for alleged N5m theft
Union shuts down SON over poor staff welfare
Furore in Kwara over amended local government law
2019 elections not perfect but credible —Suleiman
Adamawa PDP acted out of its purview —Duhu
Battle for the soul of PDP on the Plateau
R. Kelly pays 2 months advance of child support
Black Panther’s Daniel Kaluuya opens production company, inks deal…
Singer, Burna Boy leaves social media
Saratu Iya Aliyu becomes 20th NACCIMA president
Why I am into skincare business —Okpala, CEO Flawless Finish Skincare
Having husband who is a music producer makes things easier —Psalmos
Nigerian varsities semi-autonomous —NUC
Our core values in Bowen University form the basis of university…
Exploit FG’s support for employment, Buhari tells Nigerian graduates
2019 UTME: Over 1.3 million candidates have accessed results so far —…
EFCC quizzes NASS Clerk, siezes his passport
NPA, APM Capital to extend cargo evacuation to Epe
Poly lecturer arraigned for forgery


2019 Polls: INEC Drags 1,119 To Court Over Electoral Offences
KDHA Confirms Justice Muhammad Lawal As State’s Chief Judge
Federal Character Charged With Principle Of Gender Equity – Sheba
Govt. Spends N45bn On Oyo Tertiary Institutions In 7 Years — Ajimobi
Police Uncover Plots To Attack, Destroy Oil Facilities
Jere Fed. Constituency : Tribunal To Hear APC, INEC Motion To Dismiss PDP’s Suit
Ex-convicts Bag 40 Years Each For Conspiracy, Possession Of Illegal Arms
Ikpeazu Dissolves Exco, Retains 6 Members
National Bible Quiz Winner Advocates Investment In Moral Education
PDP’s Desperate Politics Aimed At Sabotaging PMB’s Government- FG
Rivers: Peterside Denies Leading Thugs To Invade Judiciary

The Guardian

Nigeria has receded, Emefiele declares
Investors identify regulatory synergy as panacea to increased market participation
Nigeria and burden of cultism in primary, secondary schools
Senate moves to avert mass revolt by bridging poverty gap
Lawyer sues SEC, others over MTN listing
GOC involved in oil bunkering, governor Wike claims
U.S. acquires Eko Atlantic land for new consulate office in Lagos
Ughelli/Asaba expressway to be ready in two years
Passersby pass money, snacks to prisoners as Black Maria breaks down on highway
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun aims for opening day victory over Qatar
Rangers book top six spot, Abia Warriors down El Kanemi
Women polo sensation, Neku Atawodi-Edun now Access Bank W brand ambassador
Nigeria, a great sporting nation, says UFC middleweight interim champion, Israel Adesanya
Super Eagles’ defence worries Udeze
Niger United, Seasiders win at Prudent Energy Handball League
Saraki cautions against enthronement of weak National Assembly, seeks stronger parliament
Okun, Ebira scheme for power shift in Kogi
Imo lawmakers suspend speaker, majority leader
Makinde kicks as Ajimobi inaugurates 11 perm secs
Where does the weight gain arise from in pregnancy?
Editorial: A case for better healthcare
Afreximbank targets $40b deals from fair
Multiplicity of agencies frustrating economic development, says NCDMB
PAL pension decries gap in financial literacy, skills
Finding career of your dreams through coaching
Making sense of community policing in Nigeria
Abubakar’s one big secret
A tale… full of sound and fury
Ganduje, Sanusi and other monarchs
Parents tasked on self confidence of pupils through artwork
Education ministries appointment must go beyond politics, says Yinka Ogunde
Udom urges review of course curriculum in state poly, offers N100m grant
Lagos schools target Stockholm water prize awards
Stress, the silent killer
More foods validated to lower BP
Understanding health implications of Bird flu


Tax Substitution As Double Taxation (2)
Yahoo Boy Saga: Zlatan, Three Others Regain Freedom, Naira Remains In Detention Amid Controversy
Chevron Oil Well Is In Polobubo — Ebilate
Sickle Cell Anaemia: Expert Warns Intending Couples Over Fake Genotype Results
History ‘Ll Vindicate Me—Okorocha
Treason: Stop Inventing Excuses, Making Frivolous Allegations, PDP Tells FG
Tips To Beat Insomnia
Atiku Seeks Private Meeting With Tribunal Panel
Delta Dep Speaker Makes Case For United Nigeria
Our Non-Custodial Sentencing Has Reduced Lagos Prison Population – Kazeem, SAN
21 Imo Assembly Members ‘Elect’ New Speaker
2,300 Artisans Get N115m Grants From Delta Govt
Much Ado About NASS Leadership Election
KOGI: How Seventh Assembly Speaker ‘Ll Emerge
Mikel Sets A Nigerian AFCON Record
No Alternative To Fighting Together As Workers – Ajaero
Women Task 9th Assembly On Bills, Laws To Protect Women, Children And Youth
FEC approves $1bn EXIM Bank loan for Gurara Hydropower
EFCC quizzes NASS Clerk for six hours, seizes his passport
Atiku, PDP plots to ‘overthow’ Buhari’s govt, FG laments
Tight security at A-Court, as Atiku seeks private meeting with tribunal panel
Inaugurating Buhari on June 12 won’t make 2019 election credible – PDP
Kano: Kingmakers hire 7 SANs, 17 other lawyers to battle Ganduje
KOGI: How Seventh Assembly speaker ‘ll emerge
Buhari’s victory has demystified Obasanjo – Oba of Lagos
The real politicians in my party, APC, are fully behind me, Obaseki insists
Mikel sets a Nigerian AFCON record
Cyclists suspended as police probe Austrian blood doping ring
Curry powers Warriors over Blazers in series opener
Former Wales boss Chris Coleman sacked by China’s Hebei
Guardiola beats Klopp to manager of the year award
The Nigeria Entertainers group suspend protest in Abuja
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
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
Nigeria needs 237,000 doctors to achieve Universal Health Coverage —FABANWO
FG, P&G partner on SME Academy
AfDB secures $61.8m for women entrepreneurs in Nigeria, 20 others
Govt lauds Coca-Cola Foundation on educational facilities upgrade
Lagos Assembly intervenes in LASPOTECH crisis
Pay more attention to children’s education, HDI urges LASG
Having difficulties checking your UTME results? Try this
Greensprings Diploma students get top varsities, colleges in US, UK, Canada
Greensprings wins 2019 Inspirational Teacher Award
Murder of Bureau de Change operators: SARS arrest additional suspect
Flying cars mooted for Paris’ public transport network
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