News Headlines May 23, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 23, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

PDP reacts as Bulkachuwa quits presidential poll tribunal
Ninth Assembly: APC moves to check Saraki, Dogara’s influence
Nigeria must prepare for next global economic crisis — Emefiele
Any gov saying he can tackle insecurity is lying – Ishaku
Certificate, plagiarism scandal rocks Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Okpekpe: Organisers promise biggest race ever
Safety coach reveals success secrets in handball league
Man United season tickets sold out
Iyaye lauds Eunisell over Rivers United sponsorship
Liverpool list Chukwueze as top target
Casillas’ wife battling cancer
Hazard joins Dortmund on five-year deal
Gyan makes Ghana U-turn
FIFA tips F’Eagles’ Dele-Bashiru to shine in Poland
Tandoh receives plaudits from Lagos athletes
Polo: 18 teams for Access Bank-UNICEF tourney
Amosun approves N10.1m for Adesokan, Dauda
Reps under my leadership gave Buhari maximum support –Dogara
Sit-at-home: You’re proscribed, don’t dare us, police tell IPOB
Malaysian arraigned for attempting to defraud Polaris Bank of €250m
Woman allegedly kills own baby during delivery in Ebonyi
Kidnapping: FRSC officers, others regain freedom in Osun, Ondo, Ekiti
Six trapped in Onitsha collapsed building
Driver who killed four, injured 10 Anambra schoolchildren nabbed
Fire guts BRT bus on Third Mainland Bridge
We’ve obeyed court order on Isheri-Olofin land dispute – Royal family
Baby dies in suspicious circumstances as mother gives birth unassisted
Nigerian-born American ex-policeman, Ekwonna, gets 14-year jail for underage sex

PDP demands apology from minister over security breach allegation
Tribunal warns journalists as GPN candidate withdraws petition against Ganduje
‘Sowore not involved in Rivers APC pact with AA’
Senate passes audit service commission bill, 10 others
Group accuses Ajimobi of creating problems for Makinde
Tribunal dismisses petition against Wike’s re-election
Royal Mail cuts dividend, M&S launches rights issue
London Stock Exchange seeks listings from Nigeria, others
MTN, Vitafoam, 10 others push stock market higher
US stocks rise as trade tensions simmer
Nigeria must prepare for next global economic crisis — Emefiele
Dunoma hands over to new FAAN boss
Okpekpe: Organisers promise biggest race ever
Jury indicts Holder, alleged killer of Nipsey Hussle
Cardi B postpones concert due to plastic surgery complications
From hospital to music studio, Ajasa releases new song
MultiChoice partners New York Film Academy
LUTH: Resident doctors protest, embark on strike
Societal pressure driving more youths to commit suicide — Psychiatrist
Management of oral candidiasis in infants
NGO renovates LUTH’s resident doctors call room
How to transfer files from Android to PC
Notable devices for an effective smart home
Editorial: Federalism: Seizing Buhari’s olive branch
The problem Obasanjo called ‘Fulanisation’
Now, I am ready to meet with Gen. Tarfa
Lagos-Badagry road is a national disgrace
If Buhari is really serious …

The Nation

Atiku’s motion rejected as court president quits panel
I’ll abide by judiciary’s decisions always, says Buhari
Why I didn’t sack cabinet, by Buhari
Will Dapo Abiodun end Education College crisis?
Energy: Still in search of solution
Emefiele asks private sector to look inwards in developing economy
Investors demand more of 30-year FGN bond
Agony of Sokoto Varsity graduates
Four win Space Agency’s research grant
British, Obasanjo and military adventurers
UNIZIK gets new VC
Factory accidents and failure of regulation
‘100% renewable energy achievable in West Africa by 2050’
ICT and the poverty question
Forte Oil declares N1.5b interim dividend
Top 81 emerge for InterswitchSPAK 2.0
Still on Emefiele’s re-appointment
Climate change tops $0.1m NLNG Prize for Science contest
SUG president, three others suspended
Curbing mediocrity
Atiku’s motion rejected as court president quits panel
I’ll abide by judiciary’s decisions always, says Buhari
Dickson is chair PDP govs forum
Breaking: Fayemi elected chairman Governors’ Forum
[Breaking] Insecurity: Buhari, Katsina governor meet inside Aso Rock
Nigeria’s assets in UK not at risk, says AGF
Nigeria’s fight against corruption, insecurity is on — Osinbajo
FG to rake in N6bn a year from 20 silo concessions
We have grown beyond zoning in Anambra, says Okonkwo
Is local govt the third tier?
Expose killers in your domain or get fired, Bello tells monarchs
Gyan available for AFCON after president intervenes
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Okagbare to run 100m, 200m sprints
ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier for Africa: Nigeria down Ghana by 28runs
T20 World Cup Africa: Nigeria beats Botswana by 11runs
‘100% renewable energy achievable in West Africa by 2050’
Forte Oil declares N1.5b interim dividend
Climate change tops $0.1m NLNG Prize for Science contest
Eight people die in Benue IDPs camp in five months
Police CP to Abians: Ignore IPOB sit-at-home order
Tension brews in KEDCO over alleged lopsided promotion, remuneration
Navy hands 22 suspects, two vessels over to EFCC in Warri
Updated: 6 trapped, 2 rescued in Onitsha building collapse
Navy arrests Indian, 17 others for illegal bunkering
Anchor varsity don to train African data researchers
Ogun praises Coca-Cola Foundation for school’s upgrade
Agony of Sokoto Varsity graduates
Four win Space Agency’s research grant
Students celebrate Cultural Day in colour
Curbing mediocrity
Rihanna features CMS Lagos, in her latest Fenty campaign video
Actress Elle Fanning collapses due to “tight dress’’ worn at film festival
Cardi B postpones concert due to plastic surgery complications
Funke Akindele commissions Dettol hand wash site at Mushin Market
Death begins slowly, but surely in the intestine
Strike: Anambra doctors shun Obiano’s offer
Primary, secondary health centers have collapsed, says Minister
Expert says ‘aflatoxin’ harmful on humans


Citing Personal Reasons, Bulkachuwa Withdraws from Atiku’s Petition
Soyinka Backs Obasanjo’s Call for End to Insecurity
Buhari: Why I Kept My Cabinet Intact
CBN’s Moves to Cap Treasury Bills Investment Unsettle Banks
•Emefiele seeks stronger fiscal buffers
MainOne Earmarks N25bn for ‘Digital Lagos’ Connectivity Project
Presidency Orders Apapa Ports’ Decongestion in Two Weeks
Soyinka Backs Obasanjo’s Call for End to Insecurity
Says Nigeria undergoing horrendous descent to the abyss
Don’t Use Power as Tool for Oppression, Jonathan Tells Nigerians
Seven Fishermen Feared Dead in Boundary Dispute between A’Ibom, C’River
Senate Decries Rising Cases of Killings in Rivers
PDP Govs Urge Buhari to Declare State of Emergency on Security
I’ll Rather Die Than Lose One Corps Member, Says NYSC DG
I8 Persons Killed by Bandits Buried as Buhari Vows to Secure Katsina
Dogara: House Under My Leadership Gave Buhari’s Government Maximum Support
PDP: Lai Mohammed’s Fabricated Claims Expose APC as Purveyor of Fake News
Aviation Unions, FG Reach Agreement, Call off Strike
Dogara: House Under My Leadership Gave Buhari’s Government Maximum Support
PDP: Lai Mohammed’s Fabricated Claims Expose APC as Purveyor of Fake News
‘APGA is Referred to as Ndigbo Party for Good Reasons’
‘Why We Support Gbajabiamila
Okponipere Applauds INEC on New Date for Bayelsa, Kogi Election
Victim of His Own Foibles
Social Intervention Programmes Will Outlive Buhari, Says Iorwa
Caverton Grows Profit by 338% in Five Years
Wapic Insurance Grows Premium
SEC Approves New Rules for Trading of Shares on the NSE
MainOne to Invest N25bn in Lagos Broadband Infrastructure
CWG Assures Shareholders of Profitability, Expansion
NFF’s Autonomy Imminent as Senate Passes Bill Abrogating NFA
Otedola Assures Chukwu Money Will be No Impediment for His Treatment
Nwankwo Kanu Thumbs up Monimichelle
Okpekpe Organisers Ready to Stage Biggest Race Ever
18 Teams Jostle for 2019 Access Bank/UNICEF Polo Top Honours
Let the Games Begin at Poland 2019
Plaudits for Eunisell over Support for Rivers Utd
World Cup: FIFA Drops Plans to Expand Qatar 2022 to 48 Teams
Obaseki Rallies Patent, Proprietary Medicine Dealers for Improved Healthcare
Championing the Sanitary Pad Donation Drive for Underprivileged Girls
Nigeria’s Euracare Performs First Minimally Invasive Liver Surgery in Sub-sahara Africa
Asthmatics Decry High Cost of Drugs
Sedentary Lifestyle, Smoking Lead to Hypertension, Says Expert
Most Patients Come to UBTH When Cases are Severe, Says CMD
Shettima’s Education Legacy as Jab at Insurgency

Daily Trust

Nigeria lost $1bn to MSMEs related corruption in 5yrs – Report
NCC releases N100m to universities for ICT, telecoms research
Why we’re investing N25bn in Smart Lagos – MainOne CEO
FG rejigs teledensity in line with rebased 190m population figure
Nigeria long overdue for national fleet – NIMASA DG
2nd term: Buhari keeps ministers guessing
CBN gov Emefiele warns… High unemployment rate threatens economy
Katsina buries 18 victims of bandit attack
You owe us 39-month salary arrears, Kogi workers tell Bello
Nigeria still can’t produce pencil, despite Onu’s resolve
Nigerian airport scanners can’t detect drugs – FAAN
Buhari not clear about sacking or retaining ministers – Dr. Kari
Dickson wants next govs chair from South
N/East states will prosper with Lawan as senate president — Yobe gov-elect
Associate threatens to sue Lai over allegation against Atiku
Dahiru Sadi tips Flying Eagles to soar high in Poland
More foreign based players to join Nigeria men’s volleyball team
Imenger: Lobi Stars will struggle to replace Ogbeide
NCC releases N100m to universities for ICT, telecoms research
Why we’re investing N25bn in Smart Lagos – MainOne CEO
I’II be available to explain my actions- ex -Kuje council boss
Abaji chairman’s aide abductors demand N3m ransom
UTC traders protest persistent power outages, demand for prepaid metres
Knives out for Obasanjo
Wrong diagnosis, wrong prescription
Obasanjo’s message in a bottle
Still on ICPC vs Pinnacle, Kawu
Wike is afraid of Wike
S/African lawmakers elect Cyril Ramaphosa as state president
New Zealand: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism
United Kingdom: Cabinet backs PM Theresa May Brexit bill offer
Court jails graduate, 3 others for internet fraud
Teenager, 1 other arraigned over cultism, possession of firearms
Police in Enugu arrest robbery suspect, recover gun
Editorial: Cyril Ramaphosa’s big task
Phase3 announces Stanley Jegede as Chairman, Olusola Teniola as CEO
MainOne to build over 2,000km fibre infrastructure for ‘Digital Lagos’
Low produce price: Katsina farmer confuse on what to plant
Katsina gets modern agric centre from WACOT
You can grow wheat, rice with 40% less water-research shows
Higher education now more accessible – Minister
Maths should be taught in mother tongue – Highest 2019 UTME scorer
DFID gives inclusive education documents to Kaduna
CSO commends pilgrims’ boards over low hajj fare despite global hike
‘Avengers: Endgame’ beats ‘Avatar’ domestically, struggles globally
Gas deal: FG denies seizure of Nigeria’s assets by British firm
Apprentice charged with stealing electrical appliances
Police arraign 3 friends for alleged theft


Reps pass Power sector reform bill through 2nd reading
Why I didn’t sack my ministers — Buhari
Adeleke drags IGP, others to court over arrest, detention
Emefiele assures on single-digit interest financing window for MSMEs
Kidnappers of ECWA pastor, daughter, 14 others reduce ransom to N15m …
Saraki, Dogara, PDP govs, others meet in Abuja
Bar Gbajabiamila from contesting House of Reps Speaker seat, tax payer begs court
Ajimobi appoints Agboola as new Oyo Head of Service, to take over Friday
Travel agent in court over alleged N2.1m visa fraud
OAU allays fears over cultists’ threat
Oyo CJ pardons 38 inmates, says criminal cases should not exceed 180 days
Teenager remanded in prison for alleged rape of minor
Businessman, 30, in court over alleged N4.5m fraud
Police recover 42 firearms, 121 ammunition, arrest 25 suspects in…
Afrexim Bank Q1 revenue grows to $240.71
Buhari orders Navy out of Apapa traffic management


No Alternative To Democracy – Oyetola
Adeleke Drags IGP To Court Over Arrest, Detention
ASUU To Oyo, Osun: Declare State Of Emergency On LAUTECH
One Dies As 2 Kidnapped FRSC Officials Regain Freedom
Man Bags 19 Years Jail Term For Drug Trafficking
Open Defecation: UNICEF Engages Media To Meet 2025 Target
PAU Moves Mulls Post Graduate Programme In Film Production
CDHR Threatens Mass Action Against LASG Over Taskforce Brutality
Ekiti Kidnap Victim Regain Freedom
Angst As RCCG Dislodges 120 Destitute Families
Aviation Union Shut Down NCAA Office At Abuja Airport
Huawei Faces Break With Key Chip Maker
US-China Trade War: Shoe Giants Urge Trump To End Tariffs
Equities Market Extends Bullish Outlook, Gains N372bn To Cross N13trn Mark
Nollywood: NFVCB, Filmmakers ‘Light Up’ Africa Pavillion At Cannes
Ortom Consoles Lobi Over Coach’s Death
Borussia Dortmund Complete Signing Of Thorgan Hazard
Beware Of Greedy Politicians, Edo Govt Warns
Rivers Guber Poll: Tribunal Dismisses Labour Party Petition
Elect Boroffice Deputy Senate President, Group Urges Lawmakers-Elect

The Guardian

‘Many people don’t believe Buhari cracks jokes, laughs’
Pressure on CJN to resign as Bulkachuwa steps down
Revealed: How IAAF’s $135,000 was ‘spent’
Fayemi, Tambuwal clinch Nigeria Governors Forum top posts
Site engineer, others trapped under collapsed four-storey building in Onitsha
Anambra trains 1,000 youths in honey production
Youths urge release of Rochas Okorocha’s certificate of return
Benue IDPs lament hunger, diseases amid downpour
Imo State prepares for inauguration of governor-elect, deputy
Uncertainty over Serena fitness, Osaka form at Roland Garros
Flying Eagles set for Qatar as FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off
Money won’t stop your treatment, Otedola assures Christian Chukwu
Federer, Nadal threaten Djokovic bid for historic Slam
Troubled Costa hit by ankle ligament injury, reveal Atletico
Sarri to discuss Chelsea future after Europa League final
Imo speakership race and making of a ‘Saraki’
At valedictory session, VP, ministers wish Buhari well in second term
Bauchi Assembly’s swivel dance with anti-graft legislation
Editorial: Buhari’s support for federalism
FG charged to priotise empowerment above financial inclusion
How U.S.-China trade war benefits Nigeria, by ABCON
Persistent bulls run pushes market index further by N408b
Stakeholders want government to revamp steel plants to check importation
Looking again at “revolution”
Necessity of peace in a leaderless world – Part 2
Sunset on Saraki’s political dynasty
The hanging of Ben Murray-Bruc
Flaim records over 100,000 downloads in first week
Domesticating, enforcing global plan to protect Nigerian children from abuse
Debate rages over effects of skipping, having healthy breakfast
Funke Akindele inaugurates Dettol’s hand wash site at Mushin market
Detoxification boosts fertility in couples undergoing IVF
Tackling gender imbalance in ICTs in Kano


8th Assembly, Most Performing In Nigeria’s History — Dogara
Fulanisation Agenda: Soyinka Backs Obasanjo, Berates FG
EFCC Arraigns Two Ex-NBA Chairmen For Money Laundering
Making Science Work For Nigeria
Re: Military Promotion, Retirement And Religious Politics
Buhari Orders IGP, Defence Chief To Probe Kaduna Killing
Vacate Oshodi/Apapa Expressway In 72hrs, Buhari Orders Trucks, Tankers
Zainab: FG Indicts 2 Foreign Airlines For Running Drug Cartel At Nigerian Airports
Lawyers Divided Over NFIU Directive On LG Fund
Ihedioha’s Tenure On Intellectual High Ground
Akpabio Working With CCB’s Official To Tamper With My Assets Files— Ekpenyong
Speakership Tussle: Fresh Suit Seeks To Disqualify Gbajabiamila
How To Overhaul The Education Sector —Experts
I Won’t Witch-Hunt Anyone — Ihedioha
Farmers Hail Buhari Over CBN Gov’s Reappointment
Decent Wages Will Loosen Nigeria’s Poverty-Inequality Traps
Gbajabiamila’s Speakership Is An Idea Its Time Has Come, Says Tunji-Ojo
8th Assembly, most performing in Nigeria’s history — Dogara
Lawyers divided over NFIU directive on LG fund
MASSOB’s 19th anniversary turns bloody: 2 killed, 15 injured, 10 arrested in Onitsha
I’m optimistic Buhari’ll appoint ministers on time — Emefiele
Breaking: Gov Fayemi emerges as new NGF Chairman, Tambuwal Deputy
Reactions trail Bulkachuwa withdrawal from presidential tribunal
Atiku Vs Buhari: Bulkachuwa bows to pressure, withdraws from panel
REPS SPEAKERSHIP: Yakub toes APC’s line, steps down
Fifa, Qatar retain 32-team format for 2022 World Cup
Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment
AFCON 2019: Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan available for selection after president intervenes
Firmino gives Liverpool fitness boost ahead of Champions League final
Rudi Garcia to quit as Marseille coach
Honestly, my wife’s complaints make me angry, husband tells court
It’s time for Nigerians to feel my brand of music — Pa Brymo
I won’t spend a dime marrying Bobrisky – Tonto Dikeh
Igbinedion varsity agog as Lancelot Imasuen’s new flick premieres on campus
Mabel Oboh set to remarry
Why Nollywood films cannot win OSCARS – Hollywood actor, Lucien Morgan
Police announce diversion of traffic on major FCT roads
Outrage over continued neglect, degeneration of Apapa
FG steps up quality, standards in tertiary hospitals
Toxic chemical in food threatens Nigerians’ lives
Malaria eliminated in Algeria and Argentina- WHO
How to have a smooth shave
Community pharmacists seek Govt attention to tackle fake drugs
More Nigerians to die by suicide if…
Emefiele assures on single-digit interest financing window for MSMEs at Obaseki’s Edo Production Centre
FBNQuest strengthens investor confidence through compliance with GIPS
Dutch bust major cryptocurrency launderer
SNEPCo paid N366 billion in revenue to Nigerian government in 2018
Purchasing Managers Index inches up further
Stakeholders lament abandonment of 5m marine job project
UTME blind candidate, others decry frustration in accessing results
Pay more attention to children’s education, HDI urges LASG
Edo students protest alleged shut down of Taco Akpata varsity others by Govt
BUK, FUTO get NCC’s N40m endowment
JAMB set to honour 5 tertiary institutions at maiden award ceremony
R&D, Innovation fund will be ready soon – FG
Man nabbed for smuggling hard drugs into Kuje Prisons
FINTECH FOUNDRY: How emerging technologies redefine banking operations
There has to be a national re-education plan – Mrs Ify Akerele

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