News Headlines May 22, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 22, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

Five states lock horns with FG over health care fund
Ex-aides sue communication minister over alleged diverted salaries, allowances
Acting CJN dragged to court over alleged age falsification
SERAP, bishop react as Saraki rejects ‘satanic’ accreditation guidelines
FG to stop ownership of gas cylinders by consumers
‘Many states ‘ll go bankrupt over N30,000 minimum wage’
N330bn fine: MTN has till May 31 to pay N55bn balance, says NCC
Man arrested for smuggling cannabis into Abuja prison
Bandits kill one, abduct five in Nasarawa
Ex-aides sue communication minister over alleged diverted salaries, allowances
Solskjaer offers Pogba captaincy
From hospital to music studio, Ajasa releases new song
Don’t use us to boost your image, PDP replies Tinubu
Umahi backs Gbajabiamila for Speaker’s position
Why Bayelsa Speaker, others are facing trial
How cook killed my husband – Credit Switch boss’ widow
EFCC arraigns ex-Customs boss for alleged N3bn fraud
Court sentences Cameroonian home help to death for killing boss
Anglican seminary destroying our road with wastewater, Lagos residents lament
Ogun residents protest as FG marks 300 houses for demolition …say we don’t want interchange in our community
Two LAUTECH students, pupil die in road crash
Scavengers jailed for stealing aluminium frames
300-level NDU medical student commits suicide for failing exam
BMO promises to resist attempt to disrupt Buhari’s inauguration
Court strikes out suit seeking to stop Ihedioha’s inauguration
National Assembly sends bill on proceeds of crime to Buhari
Tribunal strikes out senatorial candidate’s petition against Moro
FG inaugurates 10MW power plant, others at Abuja airport
N8.1tn bad loans: MPC urges CBN to develop recovery framework
MainOne to invest N2bn in Lagos fibre infrastructure
Falcons land in Austria ahead of World Cup
‘Eagles not under pressure to win AFCON’
Messi leads Argentina’s Copa America list
Fury, Wilder rematch likely in 2020
Gyan quits after removal as Ghana captain
MultiChoice partners New York Film Academy
Fosudo condemns violence, sex scenes in Nigerian films
Nigeria Army arrests fake soldier for assaulting Baba Fryo
Hollywood star Fanning faints because of ‘tight dress’
George R.R. Martin hints at different ‘Game of Thrones’ ending
Interventional radiology can treat Budd-Chiari Syndrome, says Majekodunmi
Stakeholders’ collaboration vital in developing health sector — Tejuosho
Impact of environmental toxins on health
70% of drugs in Nigeria not fake — Pharmaceutical manufacturers
Family doctors strategic in providing health service —Akintade
‘Nigerians don’t have to travel abroad for orthodontic treatment’
Notable devices for an effective smart home
Editorial: The task ahead of Emefiele
NASS vexatious media accreditation requirements
Mobilising Nigeria’s human and natural resources for national development (3)
The land bandits are warned is our land
Emir Muhammad Sanusi’s travails

The Nation

Fed Govt attacks Obasanjo over ‘divisive’ comments
Houseboy to die by hanging for killing boss
MPC directs CBN to restrict banks access to bonds, treasury bills
FIRS will exceed N5.32t revenue collection in 2019, says Fowler
Alleged N15b fraud: EFCC kicks as Okorocha seeks ex parte order to stop probe
Why must Bulkachuwa recuse herself?
Leah Sharibu’s ordeal
Unhelpful comparison
Ignorance is the disease
No Yeah at 16
‘African Alliance records 78% gross premium in Q1’
I’m qualified to be Ondo governor, says Kekemeke
Ondo students protest hike in tuition fees
Army holds inter-divisional training for officers
Regulate price of flour, say bakers
Northeast development: Memo to NEDC
Lagos Umrah pilgrims leave today
‘Every tribe is special’
EFCC arrests Kwara Assembly Clerk over alleged N400m severance pay
Foundation rewards six teachers with N5.2million
Fayemi: Gazing at ngf chair
Lagos APC will miss Oba Hamzat, says Are
How AbdulRasaq can succeed, by don
PDP accuses Tinubu of attacking party
Edo: Tribunal rejects pleas to recount ballot papers in Estako
T20 World Cup Africa: Nigeria beats Botswana by 11runs
Ex-Enyimba FC coach drags club over alleged N3.4m debt
HotSports Wins AFCON Marketing Rights
‘African Alliance records 78% gross premium in Q1’
Grooming new class of entrepreneurs
Shareholders threaten to sue NAICOM over recapitalisation
MTN Listing: Equities rally N2.68tr in 4 days
NNPC remits N1.26tr to Federation Account
NCAA gives travel agents ultimatum
City Beats
Rape suspect remanded
Suspected fraudster arraigned
Two women face kidnap charge
Hazard allowance underway for Safety Corps officials, says chairman
Fadeyi residents petition CP over cult suspects
Senior citizens get help centre on delayed cases
Funke Akindele commissions Dettol hand wash site at Mushin Market
Falz to host fans at ‘The Falz Experience II’
That no man would marry me are mere words, Tonto Dikeh taunt bloggers
Omoni Oboli, crew stuck on Third mainland bridge
No more naked pictures on my IG – Uche Ogbodo
Birth of Cegar came from passion for fitness – Cee-C


Bandits Attack Katsina Communities, Kill 26
National Assembly Transmits Proceeds of Crime Bill to Buhari
Nigeria’s GDP Shrinks to 2.01 per cent in Q1 2019
NDLEA Faults Kano Police Commissioner over Arrest of 303 Suspected Tramadol
Igeleke: Businesses Must Be Innovative to Survive
FG Shuts Four Foreign Missions
Re: Power, Politics and Peace in Rivers
Buhari Returns to Abuja from Saudi Arabia
*To preside over valedictory session of FEC Wednesday
FG: Q1 Growth Weak But Commendable
Police Beef up Security at Presidential Election Tribunal, Divert Traffic
House Passes Bill Banning Plastic Bags
NNPC Remitted N1.26tn to Federation Account in 2018, Says Official
Education Minister Apologises for Inability to Reduce Out-of-school Children
In Adamawa, Fintiri May be Hindered by Huge Debts
AfDB Approves EUR 90 million to support Kenya’s Mortgage Refinance Company
18 hours ago
Falcons Charged to Set New Record at Women’s World Cup

Daily Trust

Security Tribunal will increase investors’ confidence — FG
Jumia debunks Citron’s allegation of fraud
My vision for FAAN, airports — Captain Yadudu
Med-View pledges hitch-free 2019 Hajj operations
Benin airport to handle night flights
How Kogi NYSC coordinator died in Nasarawa
CAN urges federal, state govts to end insecurity
Why retail investors could not buy MTN shares after listing – Analysts
We remitted N1.26tr to Federation Account in 2018, says NNPC
Sirika commissions new power plant, others projects at airports
SON tasks manufacturers on standard measurement
Masaka residents decry rise in cultism, robbery
Chairmanship candidate defects to APC in Gwagwalada
PDP to Tinubu: Don’t use our party to curry relevance
INEC withdraws two certificates of return from Kaduna assembly members-elect
Kwara announces low-key swearing-in programme
Black armbands, a minute silence for Ogbeide at NPFL matches
Ahmedu, Ojeaburu to feature at AfroLeague final 4
Coach Musa heaves sigh of relief over Pillars playoff ticket
Osun governor vows to hold community leaders responsible for insecurity in their domains
JUST IN: Police to divert traffic on routes leading to presidential election tribunal venue Wednesday
FCT minister swears -in council chairmen, warns against corruption
Wrong diagnosis, wrong prescription
Kano emirate imbroglio: A reflection
Profiling the Fulani
The ‘yeye’ in Bello’s Kogi
NPA, Apapa roads and how to run gov’t business
New Zealand: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism
United Kingdom: Cabinet backs PM Theresa May Brexit bill offer
Venezuela: Maduro proposes early National Assembly vote
How man attempted to smuggle Indian hemp into Kuje prison
Cameroonian housekeeper to hang for killing employer
2 women in court for allegedly kidnapping 3-year-old girl
Editorial: Emefiele’s second term at CBN
Gov. Umahi faults Wabba for recognising Ebonyi NLC factional leadership
Kebbi appoints new head for contributory health scheme
INEC withdraws 25 Certificates-of-Return
Kano Govt. constitutes committee to recover N850m loan from rice farmers
2019 Hajj: NAHCON signs airlift agreement with three airlines
EXCLUSIVE: Court withdraws arrest warrant against Kannywood’s Gabon
EXCLUSIVE: Kannywood: Hadiza Gabon denies police arrest report, says “I didn’t kneel to beg Nabraska”
Nollywood, Hollywood team up in new movie “Shadow Parties’’
‘Nigeria not ready for GMOs, does not need them’
Ministry needs partnership to develop Nigeria’s environment
Businessman drags Ag CJN to court over alleged age falsification

The Sun

Visa: FG engages US over dropbox suspension
After Umrah, Buhari returns to Abuja, presides over FEC
Agbakoba sues Finance minister over LG funds
NASS backs down on stringent media accreditation conditions
Obasanjo wants to divide Nigeria – FG
CBN retains MPR at 13.5%
FG indicts govs on healthcare
No in-fighting in Edo APC, says Obaseki
Jonathan to chair Wike inaugural lecture
Delta rewards excellence in academics
Okowa orders commissioners to hand over to perm secs
EFCC: Same people behind my certificate of return after me -Okorocha
My victory function of grassroots support –Wike
Group to INEC: Cancel Imo West senatorial election
Ekiti: Sack of 2,000 workers not political vendetta –Olumilua
APC deaf group begs Sanwo-Olu for inclusion in cabinet
APC to appoint new scribe after inauguration
CBN: CWAI goes to court over Emefiele’s confirmation
Investors lose £27m to crypto, forex scams
VAT: Unity Bank refutes SPIPRPP’s allegation as frivolous
NSE clarifies concerns on MTN’s Premium board listing
CBN retains MPR at 13.5%
Can NFIU control state govts on matters concerning local govt allocations?
‘Remanded in prison custody’ wrong
Open letter to governor Okowa…: Your Excellency, Egbor Othuke is the best Nigerian striker
Witches and wizards behind the sufferings of many (6)
Obj, Buhari or Sultan of Sokoto can end our insecurity, doing God’s will
Fighting crime with bare knuckles
Citizen Joe
Libya on verge of full-scale civil war, warns UN
Iraq seeks to end tensions between Iran, US
Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records
5th Guatemalan child dies in US immigration custody
Why we have increased cases of suicide in Nigeria – Ogunlowo, mental health psychotherapist
FG establishes secondary education commission, reduces unity schools’ charges


In Saudi Arabia, Buhari promises to intensify war on drug traffickers
CBN to limit banks’ lending to government, retains policy interest…
Collapse of primary health care, hampering service delivery
FG spent N4.33trn on capital projects in 3 years ― Udoma
Two Lautech undergraduates, secondary school pupil died in fatal auto crash
Drugs trafficking: Focus more on youth empowerment, to curb menace, Monarch tells Buhari
Peterside charges Wike to end insecurity in Rivers
N400m alleged fraud: Court admits Metuh’s account of expenditure subheads
Kogi govt promises to support family of late coordinator
Cameroonian cook who killed his employer to die by hanging
2 women in court for allegedly kidnapping a 3-year-old girl
Operation puff adder: Police arrest one chance robbery syndicate
No plan to increase pump price ― DPR
Nigeria to generate N6 billion from concessioned silos ― Ogbeh
Amaechi says Ibadan will inherit Apapa traffic gridlock if…
Equities market continues bullish run on MTN, Dangote cement gain
Iranian president rules out any negotiation with US as tension escalates
US government underestimates Huawei, says Founder
AU to launch Africa’s forestry management framework in 2020
Malawi vice-president ‘missing from voter roll’
Obasanjo’s comment on Boko Haram divisive, depressing ― FG
‘Game of Thrones’ breaks record with 19.3 million viewership
Media personality Alex Unusual passionate on instilling right values…
Movie Director Afolayan decries segregation in filmmaking in Africa
Nollywood, Hollywood team up in new movie “Shadow Parties’’
Tech-U: Breaking out of the old order, setting new pace in tertiary education
Pupils sit at home as teachers strike enters Day 2 in Oyo
VC urges youths to shun cyber crime, embrace ICT
Obiano congratulates new Unizik VC, assures him of govt support
Ndi-Igbo and 2023 Presidency: Amaechi merely stated the obvious ― APC Chieftain
N400m alleged fraud: Court admits Metuh’s account of expenditure subheads
Commercial motorcyclists protest Osun govt increase in ticket fee to N200
Again, kidnappers abduct another two persons in Osun


Investigation Sheds More Light On PMB’s Appointments
NASS Under Fire Over Stringent Accreditation For Media Houses
Mob Sets Suspected Kidnapper Ablaze In Kaduna
The Best Governors Of 2015 – 2019: An Objective Review
Marafa Condemns Gov Yari’s Visit To Saudi Arabia
As Mark Takes A Bow From Active Politics
Learn From Your Comteporary How To Apply Leadership Skills- COAS Task Officers.
Benue South APC Exco Visits Akume, Lauds His Leadership Style, Vow To Unseat Ortom At The Tribunal
Guber Polls: Jonathan, Dickson, Others Converge On Yenagoa For Ijaw Stakeholders Workshop
9th Assembly: Right the Wrongs of Past Speakers, Umahi urges Gbajabiamila
Kano Airport New Terminal 90 Percent Ready – Minister
INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Billiri East Lawmaker
Police Arrest 20 Bandits In Sokoto
Arewa Group Decry Smear Campaign Against CBN Governor
LG Boss Survive As 3 Others Die In Wukari-Jalingo Road Accident
Reps Pass Bill Ending HND/BSC Dichotomy
Aero Marks 60 Years Of Flight Operations In Nigeria
Funtua Dry Port: Change Of Ministers Affects Progress Of Work – Chairman
No Immediate Plan To Increase Petrol Pump Price – DPR
Non-Registration Of Travel Agency Is Violation Of Law – NCAA
Kenya, Ethiopia Join Gambia In Understudying TSA
Egypt To Hike Electricity Prices By Nearly 15% MORE BUSINESS
Woman To Coach South African National Team
Ekiti Assembly Pass LGAs Appropriation Bill
UPP Reconstitutes Anambra Executive
Guber Polls: Jonathan, Dickson, Others Converge On Yenagoa For Ijaw Stakeholders Workshop
Arewa Group Decry Smear Campaign Against CBN Governor
LG Boss Survive As 3 Others Die In Wukari-Jalingo Road Accident
Two Ex-Convicts’ Nabs In Ondo For Abducting, Gang-Raping Teenagers
Dialogue: Katsina Gov’t. Recovers 32,672 Animals From Rustlers – Gov. Masari
Social Media: Islamic Scholar Urges FG To Establish Regulatory Body
JUST IN: FG Appoints Yadudu As New FAAN MD
N691.560bn Paris Club Refunds Disbursed To States Through CBN In March 2019 – Minister of Finance
19-year-old Marriage Collapses Over Micro Manhood

The Guardian

‘How NIMASA used my document to secure fake contract’
Save our souls, Lagos residents cry out over blocked canal
Minister expresses concern over list of Bakassi Housing Estate beneficiaries
Buhari invests N1.338tr in education sector
Abia to recruit 800 vigilantes for schools, local govt offices
Rivers community wants Wike to criminalise land grabbing
Court quashes suit seeking to stop Ihedioha’s inauguration
Cleric accuses FG of treating Leah Sharibu’s abduction with levity
I smoked 10 packs of cigarettes daily for 10 years, woman says
Cheprot, Korio, others arrive today as Okpekpe Race screening begins
Nigerian football mourns Solomon Ogbeide
Kano Pillars, Niger United continue winning streak as Seasiders draw again
Mike Okonkwo football competition draws 72 teams
FIFA briefs Flying Eagles on new laws as Nigeria begins final preparations
Firmino gives Liverpool fitness boost ahead of Champions League final
Don’t use PDP to curry relevance, party tells APC’s national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Hobbled by self-interest, Lagos State lawmakers go home without garlands
Aero Contractors rebounds, marks 60th anniversary
Lafarge empowers youths with industrial skills
PFA sensitises pensioners on programmed withdrawal
Air travel records 18m passengers, 11 per cent traffic surge
Wetin Nigerians never see?
Race and ethnicity: What is the difference?
Necessity of peace in a leaderless world – Part 1
Nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, predisposed to developing cancer
Chronic kidney disease associated with high heat, toxins, infections
Maternal nut consumption linked to child’s neurodevelopment improvements


Save Us From Land Grabbers, Rivers Community Begs Wike
Declare Emergency On Lagos-Badagry Express
NIMASA Targets Maritime Tourism To Grow Nigeria’s Economy
NIMASA Vows To Release Hijacked MT Apecus Crew
REPS Speakership: I Won’t Step Down For Anybody – Dyegh
Suspected Herdsmen Kill One, Injure Another In Delta
The Good, Bad, Ugly Sides Of Dogara’s House
OSUN: The Three-Horse Race For The Speakership
Belgium Partners Nigeria To Boost Trade, Investment In Maritime
Ramadan: Dangote Foundation Donates N200m Food Items To Borno Idps, Others
Education: FG Spends N1.338trn On Capital Expenditure In 4 Years — Minister
Hand Over On Friday, Okowa Tells His Commissioners
CVFF: 90% Initial Contributors Currently Out Of Business
Judge Disqualifies Self From Ex-Bayelsa Security Adviser’s Trial
ERGP 7% Target Not Achievable By 2020 — Udoma
Akwa Ibom Releases Funds For Projects’ Completion
Nigerian Firm Set To Export Fish Butter
Fulanisation agenda: Obasanjo seeks to divide Nigeria in his old age – FG
Outrage over continued neglect, degeneration of Apapa
EFCC reports Justice Taiwo to NJC over restraining order on Okorocha, Saraki
Don’t use our party to seek relevance, PDP warns Tinubu
CBN to limit banks’ appetite for govt securities
Breaking: Cooking gas consumers’ll no longer own cylinders – FG
Breaking: NASS Mgt may drop stringent accreditation for journalists
Buhari to drug traffickers: When you’re caught, blame yourself
FG shuts Czech, Sri Lanka, Serbia Missions, downsizes Ukraine
La Liga: Alves appoint Garitano as coach
Giroud to remain at Chelsea next season
Ex-Enyimba FC coach, Unuanel sues club over alleged N3.4m debt
12th African Games: ECOWAS Region II high jump gold medallist dreams qualification
Super Eagles not under pressure to win AFCON — NFF Vice-President
Honestly, my wife’s complaints make me angry, husband tells court
Afolayan decries segregation in filmmaking in Africa
‘Game of Thrones’ breaks record with 19.3 million viewership


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