News Headlines May 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

Asset declaration: I have no new houses, shares – Buhari
Deputy chair’s call for Oshiomhole’s resignation splits APC NWC
Shettima’s personal steward commits suicide in Govt House
EFCC seeks 14-year jail term for convicted ex-NIMASA boss
Mr P vows to sue promoters for copyright infringement
At Cannes, African cinema assumes another dimension
I’ll prioritise Ogun Cultural Troupe —Abiodun
Jide Chord shakes table with Paskeske
Funding still a major problem for domestic airlines –Sanusi
Emirates celebrates Nigerian children
VW set to unveil downscaled Traton IPO
All vehicles in Ondo must undergo CVI test, says Akeredolu
Girl flees home after spending guardian’s money
Osun college shut as students protest colleagues’ deaths
Controversy trails suspected building materials thief’s death in Osun
Cops rescue two robbery suspects from being lynched
NSCDC arrests 10 for alleged cybercrime
Lagos hospital MD, wife arraigned for negligence
Missing corpse: Police arraign four Ondo mortuary attendants
Woman caught five years after working with fake certificates
EFCC arraigns five marketers for alleged N1bn oil theft
Presidential inauguration: Buhari, service chiefs review security
Speakership: Plaintiff withdraws suit against Gbajabiamila
Sacked Imo reps member-elect appeals court judgment
Stop blaming Saraki, Dogara for your failures, Frank tells Buhari
I did better than Osoba, Daniel combined, Amosun boasts
Funding still a major problem for domestic airlines –Sanusi
Emirates celebrates Nigerian children
Re-engineered BMW 1 series unveiled
223 investors bid for Nigeria’s natural gas liquids
Lekki British School owner, Laja, dies after surgery
Tax evasion: Court renews Okocha’s arrest warrant
Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy
Osaka fights back to reach French Open second round
Zenith Bank-Ikoyi Club tennis enters final stages
Real want Hazard, not Mbappe, Neymar —Perez
I’ll be made after claiming Wilder’s belt — Joshua
Children’s Day: Nigeria of our dreams – Children
Teen gets penis stuck in drainpipe, has to be freed with circular saw
My only regret is not starting YouTube channel on time –Tomi Adenuga
Woman avoids going out for five years due to anxiety
I’m addicted to making people laugh –The Real Femi
My neighbours discovered the talent in me –Yemi Elesho
UTME Malpractice: ICPC begins investigation
I will press criminal charges over leaked nudes —Rapper Iggy Azalea
Singer Chris Brown skips Paris hearing over rape accusation
Structural, behavioural and environmental causes of female infertility
PCN arrests 13 illegal medicine dealers in Taraba
PharmAccess honoured for supporting health in Lagos
How to create a backup on Windows 10
Infracos may lose licences over slow rollout — NCC
NITDA records 18% increase in domain registration
Demand for technology-driven business processes rising — Adeyipo
Editorial: Poverty, dashed hopes mar 20 years of democracy
Ending into new beginnings
Thoughts on Supreme Court judgment on Zamfara
Just before you take the oath
Time for redemption of campaign promises

The Nation

‘Efforts on to clear Apapa roads of trucks’
Welder lynched in Ede for allegedly stealing iron rods
Gunmen kill family of six in Jos
Lekki communities declare war on land grabbers
Man jailed five years for impersonation
Four years after NUJ ‘wakes up’ on alleged housing fraud
‘Seek ye first restructuring and all other problems will evaporate’
Butcher steals N77,000 worth of Ponmo
Four-year-old twin dead, two injured as building collapses on Lagos Island
PDP: failure, incompetence marked Buhari’s first tenure
Buhari… Four years gone, four years more
Torino 3-1 Lazio: Ola Aina scoops MOM Award
Buhari, service chiefs review security situation
Okolie to defend British and Commonwealth titles
Plaintiff withdraws suit to stop Gbajabiamila from contesting
2019 All Africa Games: Nigeria women’s volleyball team eyes ticket
It’s an issue between two leaders, says APC spokesman
I’ll have made it, once I get the last title — Joshua
APC NWC member challenges Oshiomhole’s leadership style
Gyang, Deborah celebrate perfect wedding gift
Presidency: Buhari has no new bank accounts, houses
EFCC arrests Zamfara SSG’s brother with N60m cash
Breaking: Imo Assembly Speaker resigns
Why I changed my mind, Man explains withdrawal of suit against Gbajabiamila
Zakatul Fitr
Dangote distributes materials to Muslims in Ebonyi
Oluwo seeks prayers for nation’s survival
Ogboru: APC govt won’t dissapoint Nigerians
Alimikhena urges support for Buhari
Ambode in the eye of history
Gyang, Deborah celebrate perfect wedding gift
It’s time for Nigeria to win AFCON again, says Westerhof
Taking financial literacy, inclusion to youths
Nigeria Airways Pensioners hold finance minister hostage
Obaseki harps on tech-driven civil service to support reforms
223 firms bid for sale, purchase of gas
Workers injured as picketing turns violent
DPA, EDF seal energy pact for Nigeria, others
Gunmen kill family of six in Jos
Lekki communities declare war on land grabbers
Senate seeks reform of Almajiri education system, others
Nollywood: ‘Girls Cot’ reunion at Genevieve Nnaji’s shindig @40
10-year old rapper makes music to stay away from peer pressure
Singer Iggy Azalea to press charges over leaked nude photos
Forbes Africa’s ‘My Worst Day with Peace Hyde’ Enters 3rd Season
Felabration opens artistes portal, says no registration fee
More Children’s entertainment with launch of ‘PBS Kids’


FG Set to Unveil Bidders of Gas Flare Commercialisation
223 companies bid for NNPC’s natural gas liquids
Two Medical Doctors Arraigned for Endangering Patient’s Life
N4bn Probe: Court Orders Arrest of Kano Emir’s Chief of Staff, Two Others
Group Calls on SEC to Probe Unclaimed Dividends of Delisted Companies
Survey: Only 10% of Family Businesses in Nigeria Have Succession Plan
APC Leaving N250bn Debt, Bauchi Gov-elect Cries out
Olowo Stool: Traditional Prime Minister Declares Contest Open
Enyimba, Rangers in Oriental Derby Opening Clash
Ekiti APC Suspends Ex-federal Lawmaker for Supporting Atiku
Kante ‘50-50’ Chance to Play for the Blues
Suit to Stop Gbajabiamila from Contesting House Speaker Withdrawn
2023: Amaechi Berates Obi, Says Igbo’ll Not Get Presidency
FG to deploy $195m maritime security equipment
Afe Babalola Insists on Restructuring of Nigeria
2019 Budget: Nigerians Should Expect Brighter Future, Says Udoma
Ambode: Our Policies Lifted More People from Poverty
Hands over formally to Sanwo-Olu
Presidential Inauguration: Police Announce Diversion of Traffic
Tribunal Dismisses PDP‘s Application for Ballot Recount in Kaduna Guber Poll
Group Calls on SEC to Probe Unclaimed Dividends of Delisted Companies
Trans-Forcados Pipeline Fire: NGO Berates FG, NOSDRA, IOCs
Group Lauds FG over Directive on Apapa Gridlock
Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs Trains 40 Physically Challenged
Omisore: Retail, Key to Addressing Youth Unemployment
Cross River, Ebonyi, Rivers Dominate Eastern Conference
Europa Final: It’s Defining Verdict for Emery, Sarri in Baku Tonight
Rocchi: The Man at the Centre
Neymar Stripped of Brazil Captaincy, Replaced by Alves
Messi Keeps Up Laliga’s European Golden Shoe Dominance
Gattuso Steps Down as Milan Boss

Daily Trust

Shettima’s steward commits suicide at Govt House
JNI hosts Christians to Ramadan fast breaking in Kogi
Police parade 56 suspected kidnappers, bandits in Kaduna
Don’t mobilise unqualified graduates, NYSC tells institutions
Court restrains Kano anti-graft agency from arresting emir Sanusi’s aides
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EFCC arrests Zamfara man with N60m cash
Buhari: I’ve no new house, shares, bank account
Two decades of democratic rule
428 senators pass through National Assembly
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Shettima’s steward commits suicide at Govt House
JNI hosts Christians to Ramadan fast breaking in Kogi
Police parade 56 suspected kidnappers, bandits in Kaduna
Liverpool’s Keita to miss Champions League final
Buhari’s interview confirms failure, incompetence in governance – PDP
Imo speaker, Ihim resigns
Fraud: Court fixes July 1 for arraignment of NFF chiefs
I became an ‘undertaker’ to emerge longest serving minister of sports – Dalung
Enyimba getting closer to NPFL title, says Abd’Allah
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Credit Direct motivates staff with cars, foreign trips
Chivita’s Frooty Happy Hour praised by Nigerian consumers
Cosgrove emerges 2019 Best
100 year-old woman, 3 daughters found dead in Ebonyi
Children’s Day: ICPC establishes 1,500 anti-corruption clubs in schools
Police arraign 2 men for allegedly smoking Indian hemp in public
Leadership at half mast
Kano emirate imbroglio: A reflection (II)
A debacle one in town
Aisha Buhari’s double standard
As Buhari second tenure kicks off
Managing Hajj: A case for project management
Breaking: UN declares Aug. 22 International Day of victims of religious violence
Alleged drugs importation: Court remands Kenyan woman in NDLEA custody
Boko Haram: Experts list ways of re-integrating repentant insurgents
Police arrest teacher over alleged sexual abuse of pupils
Another chance to make a mark
Ambode changes Twitter profile to former governor
All set for Digital Africa Conference in Abuja
Broadband penetration to rise to 55% by 2025 – Report
Buhari urges Ecobank to support govt’s intervention in agriculture
UTME Malpractice: ICPC begins investigation
UNICEF pledges to support Kano Govt.
Nollywood: ‘Girls Cot’ reunion at Genevieve Nnaji’s shindig @40
B Naira acquires multi-million Naira Ferrari, releases new song ‘Fall on Me’
PSquare: Peter Okoye to sue show organiser in Angola
FG generates over 8billion from wood, reclaims 1,558 hectares of land
Biosafety: 45 groups caution Buhari against amended biotech act
Pollution: Over 100 Bayelsa communities tender evidence before panel
Court restrains Kano anti-graft agency from arresting Emir Sanusi’s chief of staff, 2 others
N57m fraud: I have no case to answer, Maryam Sanda’s mum tells court
”I pleaded with Sen. Melaye not to commit suicide when he threatened to kill himself” – Witness tells court

The Sun

Buhari to bad Nigerians: Behave yourself or run
Major crisis hits APC NWC
Corps members won’t go to high-risk areas, NYSC DG assures parents
Airways pensioners prevent Finance Minister from leaving office
…President has performed well, says Kalu
New dawn as Buhari, 29 govs take oath for fresh 4-year term
Ohanaeze insists on restructuring
Speakership: Plaintiff withdraws suit against Gbajabiamila
Lagos: I’ll swing into action immediately –Sanwo-Olu
Yoruba hunters vow to stop Fulani herdsmen attack
APC suspends Daramola for allegedly supporting Atiku
Jonathan: Oghiadomhe tackles Wabara
INEC to convene national dialogue on elections
Ganduje declares assets ahead of inauguration for second term — CCB
Boards of 10 govt agencies not constituted as Buhari ends 1st term
Buhari seeks Ecobank intervention to boost agriculture
Apapa gridlock: Come to Apapa and help us, truck drivers tell Buhari
Senate approves N69bn subsidy payment to 20 oil marketers
ICT: Nigeria’s broadbank, teledensity improve
INEC to convene national dialogue on elections
SuperSport’s ‘We are Sport’ Campaign takes Off on DStv
Okpekpe race promoter hails Cheprot
Europa League: Chelsea, Arsenal battle for glory
Morata determined to extend Atletico stay
Europa League final: Iwobi makes Arsenal’s squad to play Chelsea
Osimhen scores fastest goal in Belgian league
France 2019: Bayana Bayana captain salutes Onome Ebi
Rebooting Nigeria’s economy
Word abuse: ‘Pensions of retirees’
Ihedioha: Sinking or swimming, we are sailing
Ganiat Fawehinmi and Bash Ali: Two of a kind
Witches and wizards behind the sufferings of many (7)
Obj, Buhari or Sultan of Sokoto can end our insecurity, doing God’s will (2)
ICT: Nigeria’s broadbank, teledensity improve
Witches and wizards behind the sufferings of many (7
Dickson accuses FG of cheating
Wike inaugurates committee to investigate councils’ transactions
Obaseki harps on tech-driven civil service to support reforms
At 80, I still enjoy cooking – Akinyemi
Back from land of the dead: How 55-year-old man got freedom after 10 years on death row
Del-York Creative Academy celebrates African day with Tony Elumelu


FG Approves N22.6bn Final Airways Staff Pension
Buhari Wants Action On Porous Borders ― Naval Chief
Buhari To Seek Review Of N9.12trn Budget From 9th NASS
Shi’ites Protest In Abuja, Ask Buhari To Release El-Zakzaky,…
JUST IN: 4-Year-Old Feared Killed, Others Trapped As Another Building…
Man kills three, injures 18 at bus stop in Japan
Business of Purpose, SMEDAN train 150 budding entrepreneurs
Osunkeye tells Universities to appoint professors outside the Academia
NYSC Corps members celebrate Children’s Day with orphans in Yola
NYSC Adamawa flags off SAED Flash Training for Corps members
$2millon arms probe: Concerned Nigerians want house of reps report on probe panel released
Frank to Buhari: Apologise to Nigerians, stop blaming Saraki, Dogara for executive failure
Amosun hands over to Abiodun ahead of inauguration in Ogun
Election Tribunal throws out suit seeking to stop Sanwo-Olu’s inaguaration
Nation building tied to transparent elections ― INEC
19,000 paramilitary personnel recruited to boost internal security ― Dambazau
Ambode hands over to Sanwo-Olu at Lagos house
Makinde warns NURTW on violence
Mining sector: Stop playing second fiddle, FG tasks professionals
Buhari blames current poverty, insecurity on past govts
Police parade Islamic teacher for defiling students
FG inaugurates erosion control project in Onitsha
Sanwo-Olu won’t disappoint Lagosians ― APC
Fashola advises parents, guardians to encourage children to participate in educational programmes
Gunmen Kill Family Of Six In Plateau
Court Rules Man Who Stabbed Brazil’s President Is ‘Mentally Ill’
45 dead, 200 missing in DRC boat accident
Without Restructuring, There Can’t Be Federalism –Adeyi
We spend our salaries to conduct research in Nigeria —Varsity don


Crime Proceeds Bill Unsettles Anti-corruption Agencies
FG Targets 20m Jobs As PMB Signs 2019 Budget
Felipe To Complete €20M Switch To Atletico Madrid
2019 Budget: Economist Advises FG To Reduce High Cost Of Governance
NEWS17 mins agoInadequate Polices, Poor Funding, Bane Of Productivity In Nigeria – Adamu
Political Appointments Should Be On Merit, Not Religious Sentiment – Guru Maharaj Ji
Apapa Gridlock Ultimatum: We’re Making Progress, Ensuring Sustainability — FRSC
NUSA Congratulates President Buhari, Other Elected Officials
Iran Sees No Prospect Of US Negotiations
NASS Queries Decrease In FIRS’ 2019 Proposed Non-Oil Revenue Tax Collection
No Hiding Place For Looters As Nigeria, UAE Sign Extradition Pact
FG Inaugurates New Terminal At Maiduguri Airport
Lagos, Abuja, Rivers Top In Mobile e-Commerce Usage – Study
How FG Achieved Night Operations For Benin Airport
Dangote: Africa’s Biggest Philanthropist
IB Plc Appoints Odulate Independent Non- Executive Director
Red Cheetah App Exceeds 100,000 Downloads
Nigeria Entertainment Body Set To Host IGP To Dinner/Award Night
2019 Budget: Economist Advises FG To Reduce High Cost Of Governance
Inadequate Polices, Poor Funding, Bane Of Productivity In Nigeria – Adamu
Group Urges Buhari To Appoint Youth As Sports Minister
Second Term: Buhari Promises To Make Police, Judiciary More Efficient
Mount Everest Death Toll Rises To
IG Orders Redeployment Of CP Ilyasu To Kano Command
NYSC Member Commissions Women Empowerment Project In Abuja

The Guardian

Tight security over alleged plot to disrupt Buhari’s inauguration
Pressure on Oshiomhole to resign as APC crisis deepens
AFN president, Gusau impeached over IAAF’s ‘missing’ $135, 000
Firm takes children living with down syndrome on virtual reality tour
Apapa truck owners partially comply with presidential order as directive expires
PDP, Dogara, others knock Buhari for failure in governance
Cross River to get defence, foreign affairs ministries
Okorocha left N300b liability for Ihedioha in Imo, says PDP
Amaechi urges Southeast to fight for 2023 presidency
We’ve got ball: Amstel Malta beams spotlight on Super Falcons
Sports can solve Nigeria’s security problems, Porbeni tells Buhari
After four years, Nigerian sports needs fresh elixir
Amosun approves N10 million for badminton, karate athletes
More fun in Lagos as Heineken House reopens for Champions League final
Cech upbeat as Arsenal battle Chelsea for Europa League trophy
A middling verdict on Buhari’s four-year tenure
‘Presidential system has failed Nigerians’
20 years of declining public confidence and reverse of liberal democracy
Seek ye first restructuring and all other problems will evaporate
Editorial: Serve in deed and in truth!
Investors hopeful of economic rebound as stock market gains N490b
EdFin kicks off operations, commits N1 billion to education finance
ATCON wants levy slashed to 1.5%, hamonisation of taxes
Market capitalisation inches to N490b ahead of inauguration
May 29: A clean break in Bauchi
Government house: Same bed, different dreams
Mr. President, seize the moment
The DNA of wealth and work in Nigeria
Experts call for human resource for health strategic development plan


IMO: Ihedioha Faces Job Creation, Huge Debts, Others
Buhari’s First Tenure ‘A Bitter Pill To Swallow’ — Rights Group
Cabotage Finally Unbundled From The Shackles Of Waivers
Harrison & Mutamba: Our Experience Disrupting Conversations For Africa’s Good
Awoism And The Unending Search For Transformational Leadership In Nigeria: Challenges (6)
20 Years On, Dark Clouds Over Our Democracy
Herdsmen: Establish North Central Commission To Rebuild Zone —Ortom
Kogi Govt Plans To Circumvent NFIU Policy, Direct Councils To Obtain N3bn Loan — PDP
ENUGU: Tackling Insecurity, Providing Infrastructure Top Agenda
SME: U.S Urges Nigeria To Leverage Its Agric Potential
2019 Budget: Infrastructure Tops Capital Allocation With N395bn
How Sen Melaye Escaped From Police Custody — Witness
Shettima’s Steward Commits Suicide
FG Concerned About Your Welfare, NIMASA Tells Flood Victims
I’ll Step On Toes— Ihedioha
2 Banks To Fund Steel Plant With $600m In Kaduna
Inauguration: Service Chiefs Assure Buhari Of Tight Security
The burden before state governors
APC boils again : Resign now, Deputy Chair tells Oshiomhole
Excitement as Ambode hands over to Sanwo-Olu
Buhari orders sale of 60% JVOA oil assets
EFCC arrests Zamfara SSG’s brother with N60m cash
Breaking: Resign now, Dep. Chair tells Oshiomhole
NBA names Amadou Gallo Fall President of Basketball Africa League
FG fulfils pledge of house to Westerhorf after 25 years
Belotti recalled, Balotelli out of Italy Euro 2020 qualifiers
Kane in England squad for Nations League finals
Surely, cannabis can’t be as dangerous as we think?
B Naira acquires multi-million naira Ferrari, releases new song “Fall on Me”.
Forbes Africa’s ‘My Worst Day with Peace Hyde’ launches season 3 with int’l billionaires
2-year-old Jude seeks N5.1m for cancer surgery
Rising suicide cases: Psychiatrists brainstorm, proffer solutions
Cabotage finally unbundled from the shackles of waivers
SME: U.S urges Nigeria to leverage its agric potential
Artificial Intelligence not threat to banks — Heritage Bank boss
Failure in meeting revenue targets worries FG — SEC DG
Russia targets Nigeria, other African countries for fish export

Daily Independent

Why Apapa Gridlock May Persist, Says NPA
Tribunal Dismisses AD, Salis Petition To Stop Sanwo-Olu’s Swearing-In
Rights Group Slams Buhari, Says His First Term Was Bitter
New CP Resumes In Kano As Crisis Looms Over Additional Emirates Creation
Buhari Makes Shocking Revelation In New Assets Declaration Formh
BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Makes First Appointment
Australian Navy Pilots Struck By Lasers In South China Sea
Iraqi Kurdistan Elects Nechirvan Barzani In Hope Of Restoring Stability
Napoli Ready To Press Bid Trigger On Offer For Tottenham Target
We Don’t Want Mbappe Or Neymar, Says Real Madrid Resident
New CP Resumes In Kano As Crisis Looms Over Additional Emirates Creation
Buhari Links Nigeria’s Insecurity To Porous Borders
Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara Violence Drives 20,000 Into Niger Republic — UNHCR
Bandits Kill 23 In Reprisal Attack In Zamfara
Pope Francis Still Convinced His Tenure Will Be Short
Bezos Signs Pledge To Give Away Half Her Fortune
X-Raying Nigeria’s 20 Years Of Democratic Governance
It’s Four Years Of Overwhelming Insecurity
Emotions As Okorocha Vacates Government House
Imo Assembly Speaker Resigns
Gov Umahi Holds Valedictory Session, Extols Buhari, Elechi
FG Blames Poor Performance Of 2018 Budget On Frosty Relationship With…
Bharti Airtel To List Africa Business On London Stock Exchange
Nestle Nigeria Posts N266.3bn Revenue In 2018
Western Digital Spreads Product Portfolio In Nigeria
APPSN Tasks Surveyors-General, Seeks Role In Public Surveying Jobs
Chelsea, Arsenal: Who Wins The Europa League?
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Arsenal and Chelsea will go into tonight’s Europa League Cup final with the above question on the lips of followers around the world, particularly…
LMC Picks Lagos For NPFL Super 6 Playoff
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Tax Evasion: Court Renews Arrest Warrant Against Okocha
UBA To Sponsor 12Mastercard Holders To UCL Final
Tyson Fury Shocked At Decision To Pit Dubois
Who Is Afraid Of Atiku Abubakar?
Zamfara’s No Show
Zamfara Judgment, Democracy And The Essence Of Justice
President Buhari’s Second Term: Challenges, Antidotes

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