News Headlines May 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

CAN, JNI clash over FG’s radio station for herdsmen
Speaker: Plaintiff asks court to bar Gbajabiamila over alleged conviction
We’re interested in newly-wed women, says Niger kidnapping suspect
General manager arrested for stealing companies’ cars in Lagos
Court convicts ex-NIMASA boss, Obi, of N136m fraud
Atiku alleges plot to set him up, wants Lai Mohammed arrested
Islamic society rejects interchange on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Court fixes June 24 for Saraki’s suit against EFCC
Foreign investors dump more Nigerian shares
Man attacks another, woman with machete in Enugu
Success, Iheanacho among most wasteful EPL forwards
We’re interested in newly-wed women, says Niger kidnapping suspect
$22.2m Abacha loot spent on empowerment schemes –FG
PDP has taken opposition politics to ridiculous level — BMO
Abduction: Community raises N1m for Osun chief, another’s release
General manager arrested for stealing companies’ cars in Lagos
Evans’ co-defendant alleges failed surgery in Kirikiri hospital
Abduction: Community raises N1m for Osun chief, another’s release
General manager arrested for stealing companies’ cars in Lagos
Hoodlums behead businessman in Rivers
Man molests seven-year-old girl in Ekiti
Two bag four years in prison for theft
Land deal: Church pays businesswoman after PUNCH’s report
‘Ekiti lawmakers’ planned life pension is unconstitutional’
Court restrains Bauchi governor from signing controversial bill
Ogun governor-elect promises to deliver good governance
Federal Executive Council divided on Nigeria Air — Amaechi
C’River farmers record N240m profit in 2018 — PIND foundation
Treasury bills issuance falls by N1.153tn in one year
Reps ask Total to refund $592m to FG
Education is solution to gender-based violence —Girl guides
FG blames mass failure in Mathematics on poor teaching
INEC to promote voter education in secondary schools
More pupils are involved in drug abuse — Psychiatrist
Ekiti commission dissatisfied with teachers’ performance — Abegunde
FG insists on deadline for dismissal of unregistered teachers
Study reveals how fasting prevents obesity-related insulin resistance
Researchers uncover first breakthrough in Mayr therapy in Africa
Priesthood, culture and mental health
Anxiety can be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria — scientists
Societal pressure driving more youths to commit suicide — Psychiatrist
LUTH: Resident doctors protest, embark on strike
Editorial: Islamist terrorism: Obasanjo, Soyinka on point
Mercy drops amidst the uncertainty
Nigeria: Under siege and on the brink
China doesn’t want trade war but…
South-South’s militancy and the Onnoghen saga

The Nation

Scores held as police battle criminals in Lagos, others
Adamu confirmed as IG, promises to re-organise police
Fed Govt lost N4.6tr to import waivers in two years
$22m Abacha loot spent on SIP, says Presidency
Ex-NIMASA chief jailed for N378m fraud
Osinbajo, governors raise alarm over increasing population
Muftau Olatunji Hamzat (1932-2019)
‘Modern’ Almajiri and child right in Nigeria
In times like this
Fed Govt rebuilds abandoned road in Anambra
Certificate forgery: Petitioner withdraws case against AbdulRazaq
Afenifere, Fayose, others: victory well deserved
IPOB’s sit-at-home order: Ohanaeze urges govt to strenghten security in Southeast, Southsouth’
Varsity don lights up community after 37 years of darkness
72hrs too short to submit financial report, says ULC
M1ME launched for human capital training
Goldberg’s Ariya Repete talent hunt begins in June
Labour hails Fed Govt, National Assembly on June 12, Emefiele
Killings: Military chiefs storm Katsina on Buhari’s order
Fed Govt lost N4.6tr to import waivers in two years
How Okorocha wrecked Southeast APC, by Uzodinma
CAF CL Final: Babatunde, Okechukwu optimistic ahead of Esperance clash
Solomon Ogbeide: Obaseki commiserates with family, Bendel Insurance, NFF
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
Why ‘national carrier’ was suspended, by Amaechi
Removing road blocks to non-oil economy
Nigeria’s economy sees strong agric growth
Varsity student, nine others held for cybercrime
Trucks not authorised to park under Marine Bridge, says govt
Salesman ‘steals’ N650, 000
Teenager accused of stealing copper wire
Evans’ co-defendant ‘undergoes failed surgery’
‘Attendant steals 1,000 litres of diesel’
Senate okays bill seeking to upgrade Yabatech to varsity status
UI has 1,834 personnel shortage, says VC
No hike in Ondo institutions’ fees, says govt
“King Wadada” blames TV, radio presenters for decline in reggae music
Nutrition as your recipe for good health
Five facts you may not know about IGP Mohammed Adamu


Banditry: Katsina Cancels Activities Lined up for May Day Celebration
SEC, NSE Streamline Listing Process to Stimulate Interest
Police Council Confirms Adamu as IGP
Oyo Workers Give 24-hour Notice of Strike
Court Revokes Former Niger Gov, Aliyu, Nasko’s Bail
FG: Nigeria Lost N4.6tn to Import Waivers in Two Years
Ghanaian Court to Deliver Judgment on Dispute Between Nigeria, US Company
Lagos Debunks Allegation of Sabotage against Polio Vaccination
Another 195 Nigerians Return from Libya
Presidential Aide: Why FG Returned Some Seized Items to Owners
Nigeria at Crossroads, Bode George Cries out
Court to Hear Saraki’s Fundamental Rights Suit against EFCC, Others, June 24
Justice Ajumogobia Challenges Criminal Trial
Minister: Technology Critical to Achieving Self-sufficiency in Sugar Production
NNPC Recruitment 2019: Aptitude Test Fixed for June 1
NPA Partners Navy on Maritime Security
Chivita Gets Recognition
Dangote Cement Raises N50bn via CP to Support Short -term Funding
Considering the Humane Side of Rotimi Amaechi
Dangote Cement Raises N50bn via CP to Support Short -term Funding
As Aero Celebrates 60 Years of Operation
Hurdles Before NACCIMA’s New Leadership
Sirika: With Huge Travel Market, Nigeria Needs Strong Airlines
Flying Eagles Go for Three Points against Qatar
Nigerian Athletes Set to Battle for Honours at Okpekpe Race
Obaseki Commiserates with Ogbeide’s Family, Insurance, NFF
Nigeria Qualify for 2019 All Africa Games Volleyball

Daily Trust

ABU, Kadpoly, Unilorin, Unimaid, RSU win performance award
Babachir: Court fixes June 17 to rule on documents’ admissibility
CSO urges FG to release Zakzaky for treatment abroad
Okorocha: Imo accounts frozen 3 months ago
Court discontinues certificate case against Kwara gov-elect
Police Council confirms Adamu as IGP
Recruitment: NNPC to hold CBT for shortlisted candidates June 1
JUST IN: Osinbajo, Ngige unveil leadership of ‘short men’ in government
13 Nasarawa chiefs receive staff of office
JUST IN: Osinbajo, governors in valedictory NEC meeting + VIDEO
Babachir: Court fixes June 17 to rule on documents’ admissibility
CSO urges FG to release Zakzaky for treatment abroad
APC congratulates Fayemi as new govs chair
Poland 2019: Flying Eagles target three points against Qatar
Oremade: Even the bad weather won’t stop Flying Eagles
Osimhen fires Charleroi into Europa League play-offs final
Nigeria’s economy not under recession threat – Experts
Lack of synergy among MDAs mars Nigeria’s e-government scheme
FG, states, LGAs share N616.198bn revenue for April
Federal Govt to provide more facilities at modern grazing reserve in Taraba
4 remanded for ‘extorting’ cancer patients
Over 20 Abuja orphanages operate without licence
Dapo Olorunyomi: The courage and the struggle
Looming war in Arabian Gulf
NNPC and the fuss over staff re-deployment
China doesn’t want trade war but…
China hands man death penalty for students murder
British PM expected to quit on Friday: media
Police parade 25 over kidnapping, attack on Fulani
Kebbi Hisbah rescues 2-day-old baby buried by mother
Editorial: Plastic bags’ ban is very timely
Cyril Ramaphosa’s big task
Oyo workers begin indefinite strike
Recruitment: NNPC begins computer-based test for candidates June 1
Strike: Oyo workers give Ajimobi 24 hours ultimatum to meet their demands
Gombe College trains 525 rural women, youths on agriculture
Gombe to cultivate 365 hectares of seeds in 2019 farming season
‘Engaging in agriculture can reduce youth unemployment’
Michael Okpara University student wins statistics contest
Indomie begins 2019 heroes awards, targets children
Strategies to setting, achieving life’s goals
The last ten days of Ramadan is here
Officials disguise as waiters to catch Muslims who skip Ramadan
Cleric urges Muslims to embrace science studies
Falz hosts over 6,000 fans at ‘The Falz Experience II’
Northflix: We launched App to curb piracy of Hausa films, says CEO
“Mumble Jumble” to reduce low self-esteem in youth
Major flood predicted in 5 Sokoto LGs
‘Nigeria not ready for GMOs, does not need them’
Ministry needs partnership to develop Nigeria’s environment
Alleged money laundering: Court fixes May 31 for hearing
Foundation launches platform for digitization of corruption, criminal justice in Nigeria
Court revokes bail, issues bench warrant against Ex Gov. Aliyu, 1 other
Air Peace appoints 7 directors
700 practitioners bag CIPM membership
CIBN confers fellowship on 2 CBN dep govs: Aisha Ahmed, Edward Adamu

The Sun

NGF chair: Buhari, APC, Fayose greet Fayemi on victory
… He has skills to drive Forum -Kalu
14.4m Nigerians take hard drugs –UN
ICPC review exposes corruption in Customs, 4 other agencies
Govs blow hot over LG funds
Be careful what you say, Osinbajo cautions govs
Stamp duty: Reps approve sanction against 15 banks over N1.58bn under remittance
Wike moves to tackle insecurity in Ogoni
Ijaw communities protest non-inclusion of bridges in NDDC road project
Obaseki targets opportunities in entertainment industry
Edo people protest bill seeking protection for BEDC assets
Harvest of arrests as police launch Operation Puff Adder in Lagos
High, low points of 8th Senate
I’m ready to submit to Ogun people’s will, aspirations –Abiodun
Imo West: Legal battle shifts to Court of Appeal
Assent to Electoral amendment bill, Oyegun tells Buhari
FG plotting to frame me for phantom crisis – Atiku
FG approves $2.3bn loan for Lagos-Calabar coastal rail line
Nigeria missing on world ranking ship index
ECCIMA sets agenda for SouthEast governors
$22.2m of $322m Abacha loot spent on empowerment schemes –FG
FAAC disbursed N257.76bn to FG in April –NBS
Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club Tennis tourney starts in Lagos
Kanu Nwankwo thumbs up Monimichelle
Niger FA Chairmanship Why I am going for the 5th time –Ahmed Fresh
Rohr gets two months salary
Spirit of David takes dance to churches
Filmmaking made easy at Canon/PEFTI workshop
The game is over
A meritorious judge
‘Toxic’ British Labour leader
Why you may have nightmares
Oshodi Paul: Festivals are catalyst for economic growth
Toyosi Tejumade dazzles with I Won’t Mind My Business
Sopona, the god of small pox


Buhari congratulates India’s Modi on election victory
I never said Ethiopian, Egyptian airlines running drug cartels,…
FG spends N470.825bn on social schemes in three years ― Uwais
Police council confirms Adamu as IGP
December 2019 deadline to flush out unqualified teachers ― FG
Abducted chief hunter, lady regain freedom in Osun
Fulani radio: SMBLF empresses shock, charges FG to perish the thought
Oyo state inaugurates Sexual and Gender Based Violence Response team
Admissions: JAMB doles out N125m to five best performed institutions
Reps sanction 15 banks over non-remittance of N1.6bn stamp duties levy
Emefiele assures on single-digit interest financing window for MSMEs
Afrexim Bank Q1 revenue grows to $240.71
Narendra Modi promises inclusive India after Landslide election win
Why we lost 2019 elections in Ondo —Former APC chairman
I’ve support of my colleagues to become Speaker —Olatubosun
Between man and machine
Here, it’s one month, several suicides
Badaru dissolves governing councils, boards of tertiary institutions
26 Oyo prison inmates pass NECO exam, to pursue varsity education
Lagos to enforce three-year jail term for exam malpractice offenders
Orphan bags automatic employment, scholarship


Protests As Bulkachuwa Quits Presidential Election Tribunal
Rivers: TEPNG Takes Healthcare Awareness Campaign To Offshore Communities
Fayemi Deserves To Be NGF Chairman — Fayose
Corruption: Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction To Try Her
Anti-godfatherism: el-Rufai Spoke Mind Of Millions Nigerians, Says Civil Society
FRSC Seeks Collaboration With Stakeholders To Tackle Overloading Of Vehicles In FCT
Nigerian Senator-elect, Ned Nwoko Honoured In South Africa
BREAKING: Police Council Confirm IGP’s Appointment
We’re Not Aware Of N25bn Approved By FG – ASUU
6 Northern Groups Root For Gaya Deputy Senate Presidency
Shell Spends N221m On Infrastructural Projects In 9 Rivers Communities
Shell Inaugurates N221m Projects In Eight Rivers Communities
Monarch Woos Investors, Vow To Champion Economic Growth of Ogun
Isiala Ngwa Dry Port: Shippers Council Wants Govt. To Fulfill Obligations
Oil Set For Worst Week In 6 Months As Crude Stockpiles Surge
US Crackdown On Huawei Typical Economic Bullying – Minister
Rema’s ‘Dumebi’ Video Under Scrutiny, Stirs Debate
Nigeria’s Damson Idris To Star In Netflix’s ‘Black Mirror’
Tonto Dikeh Signs N100m Deal With Zikel Cosmetics
1600 Athletes To Participate At Okpekpe 10km Road Race — Official
Anticipation Grows Ahead Of Federer’s Return To Paris
Youths Hail Fayemi’s Election As NGF Chairman
Awaiting S’Court Verdict On Zamfara APC
Kwara Gov-elect’s WAEC Certificate Genuine – INEC
FRSC Seeks Collaboration With Stakeholders To Tackle Overloading Of Vehicles In FCT

The Guardian

Fulani radio is route to crisis, leaders warn
Against court orders, ‘stolen’ aircraft departs Nigeria
Nigeria loses $1b to corrupt MSMEs development programmes
Nigeria seeks fresh $1.8 billion Chinese loan for coastal rail line
How to make visa applications successful – Belgian envoy
FG released N470 billion for SIP out of N1.5 trillion budget in three years
Commuters lament as road repair locks down Oshodi-Apapa highway
Trump, Pelosi trade barbs as impeachment talk stirs anger
New IGP Adamu pledges to reorganise police for efficiency
Missing IAAF grant is Nigeria’s latest show of shame
Nigeria qualifies for 2019 African Games men’s volleyball
Sponsors deliver 60 classroom blocks as teams set for top honours
Godfrey Esu blasts NFF over Super Falcons ‘uncelebrated’ departure for FIFA World Cup
Obafemi Martins tells Eagles how to win Egypt 2019 Nations Cup
Iyaye hails Eunisell for lifting Rivers United
‘Mobilising Nigeria’s resources for national development and stability’
Ambode and his ‘non-paddy man’ performance
Imo speakership race and making of a ‘Saraki’
We want to eliminate budget delays, says Waive
Why Nigerians Desperately Want Fela’s Resurrection
Editorial: Ladipo market and audacity of anarchy
Beyond the new ICT policy on education
Ibadan Inland Dry Port to gulp N35.8 billion
Policies, environment as stimulant to telecom investment
Ministry of Communications pushes for ICT Development Bank
Zamfara State: Education, insecurity and development
The burden of Nigeria’s unfinished businesses
Revelational message for Edo political tribologists and politricker
America’s tipping point
‘How we’re tackling challenges at Ambrose Ali varsity’
How to prevent brain damage, by WHO
Fast walkers live up to 15 years longer
How older fathers put health of partners, unborn children at risk
New autism drug improves empathy, social skills


Telecom Operators Demand Executive Order On Infrastructure Vandalism, Double Taxation
Death Toll In Onitsha Building Collapse Rises To 4
Unscrupulous Elements Out To Tarnish My Image – Atiku
Unpaid Pension: Govs Use LG Funds As Pocket Money, S’West Pensioners Allege
Health Tips: Coping With Heavy Sweating
Govs’ll Criticise FG Constructively, Says New NGF Chair, Fayemi
Kogi West: Adeyemi Battles Dino Melaye, Tenders PVC Lists Indicating Over-Voting In Two LGAs
Wike, The GOC And Oil Bunkering
Dealing With Rising Wave Of Suicide
Pastor, One Other Nabbed Over Kidnap Of 11-Yr-Old Boy In Anambra
Senate Passes Bill To Change Yaba Tech To City Varsity
NLC Gives Oyo Govt 24-Hour Ultimatum On Workers’ Welfare
Plaintiff In Kwara Gov-Elect Certificate Saga Discontinues Case
Kia Storms Small SUV Market Segment
Don’t Spend Your Life Sleeping Outside Power, Osinbajo Advises Outgoing Govs
Customs Begins Auction Of Seized Items In Imo
Fulanisation: We’re Hundred Percent Behind Obasanjo – Christian Elders
Fulanisation: We’re hundred percent behind Obasanjo – Christian Elders
Sanwo-Olu unveils first three months strategic plans
Atiku calls for Lai Mohammed’s arrest
Court remands 140 IPOB members for alleged treason in Enugu
Woman throws 9-month-old baby into well in Delta
Breaking : Police Council confirms IGP Adamu
I’m not aware Bulkachuwa’s son campaigned for me, Buhari tells tribunal
Unscrupulous elements out to tarnish my image – Atiku
Govs’ll criticise FG constructively, says new NGF chair, Fayemi
Kogi West: Adeyemi battles Dino Melaye, tenders PVC lists indicating over-voting in two LGAs
Go round and see the beauty of my country, Buhari tells Ben-Shosan
Solomon Ogbeide : Obaseki commiserates with family, Bendel Insurance, NFF
Bayern president Hoeness confirms Leroy Sane interest
Former youth football coach, Bob Higgins convicted on 45 counts of sexual abuse
Never a ‘chance in hell’ of 48-team 2022 World Cup: analysts
PSG’s Al-Khelaifi charged in Qatar athletics graft probe
Olujonwo Obasanjo’s divorce suit to estranged wife stalled
Honestly, my wife’s complaints make me angry, husband tells court
Women who con men into fathering their children
The betrayal of a husband-snatching friend!
Furore on twitter over Wizkid’s alleged disrespectful greetings to 2baba
Magu seeks artistes, comedians’ support against ‘Yahoo boys’
Mavin record’s Rema sounds like Wizkid – fans
Tonto Dikeh signs N100m deal with Zikel cosmetics
How Wizkid stole show at Patoranking’s album listening party
Health tips: Coping with heavy sweating
Sanitation: Nigeria needs additional 2m toilets annually over 7 years — UNICEF
Recruitment: NNPC schedules CBT for shortlisted candidates, June 1
NSE transactions maintain positive outlook, indices up by 1.07%
FAAC disbursed N257.76bn to FG in April – NBS
Oil set for worst week in 6 months as crude stockpiles surge

Daily Independent

Presidency, Sanwo-Olu Bicker Over Apapa Gridlock
Court Revokes Bail, Orders Arrest Of Ex-Gov Babangida Aliyu, Nasir Nasko
N1.6bn Stamp Duties Non-Remittance: Reps Want 15 Banks Sanctioned
Champions League Winner In Frame For Kilmarnock Job
Manchester United At Crossroads Over First Choice Goalkeeper
Government Of Canada Announces Funding To Canada Soccer
Tottenham Defender’s Exit Confirmed
Commons Based Peer Production: An Introduction
China’s One Belt, One Road: A Sign Of Weakness?
Female Egyptian Bats Trade Food For Sex, Tel Aviv University Study Finds
Southern, Middle-Belt Leaders Reject FG-Funded Fulani Radio
FG Begins Probe Into $2bn Atlas Mara’s Union Bank Alleged Shares Fraud
My Confirmation, Call To Restructure Nation’s Security Architecture – IGP
FIFA U-20 World Cup: F/Eagles Plan Showdown With NFF
Atiku Wants Lai Mohammed Arrested Over False Claims
How We Bridged Communication Gap Between FG And Nigerians –Lai Mohammeders
Investment In Nigeria’s Telecom Industry Stands At $70bn – NCC
Conte Adds Victor Moses To His Inter Milan Wishlist
Odegbami Praises Otedola’s Contributions To Chukwu
Okpekpe Race: Nigerian Athletes Set To Battle For Honours 0
FIFA Drops Plan To Expand 2022 World Cup
Death Of Nigerian Open Is A National Shame – Willy

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