News Headlines May 30, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 30, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

FG’s social safety programme gulps N471bn in three years
Buhari’s inauguration: PDP, others knock President for keeping mum, Obasanjo, Jonathan absent
Makinde says Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage, scraps tuition
Plane conveying Obasanjo, others experiences bad weather, lands at second attempt
Lagos businessman’s decomposing corpse found inside Magodo residence
Joshua challenges Wilder to meeting
Why wealthy Nigerians evade taxes –Oxfam
NYSC to include date of birth on certificates
Don’t victimise Ambode, PDP warns Sanwo-Olu
Kaduna refinery stays idle for 12 months, others wobble
MASSOB dares security agencies, says no going back on Biafra Day
Aisha Buhari, the activist within
Court orders prompt hearing of Okorocha’s certificate of return suit
We’ll make painful decisions, El-Rufai warns
FG liable for rising insecurity, Ohanaeze, Afenifere, emir tell Buhari
Falana, activists protest against insecurity
UNIZIK scandal: Senate members have messed up, says pro-chancellor
Police nab 10 suspected hoodlums in Ajah
One injured, five vehicles burnt as tankers collide
We’re committed to our students’ safety – JABU
Police reunite stolen child with parents after seven years
Seven die in Plateau road accident
Robbers kill security guard, injure two in Asaba
Buhari heads to Saudi Arabia for OIC summit
Wike accuses FG of politicising security issues in Rivers
Kogi permanent secretaries back Bello for second term
Ortom signs state anthem bill, three others into law
CBN injects $205m into forex market
Experts decry non-passage of PIB during Buhari’s first term
Firm to produce ethanol from 6,000 hectares cassava plantation
Hard times confront us – Sanwo-Olu
Lekki British School owner, Laja, dies after surgery
Joshua challenges Wilder to meeting
Iwobi scores but Chelsea thump Arsenal 4-1 to win Europa
UCL final: Salah eyes Liverpool winner against Spurs
U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles battle Ukraine for survival
Falcons play Slovakia in friendly
Carroll, Nasri quit West Ham
Researchers explain how sleeplessness affects blood circulation
Ghana jabs back against malaria’s devastation with vaccines
Structural, behavioural and environmental causes of female infertility
PCN arrests 13 illegal medicine dealers in Taraba
PharmAccess honoured for supporting health in Lagos
Editorial: Economy needs shot in the arm
Who is Muhammadu Buhari?
Nigeria as open defecation capital of the world
Mr President, Nigerian nonprofits want an Iftar too

The Nation

Stakeholders seek more investment in dairy production
Still a long way to go to bridge housing gap
US-China brawl drives down oil prices
Ortom: we’ll improve on our performance
Al-Makura, others make maiden flight from Lafia airport
Smile appoints Farroukh Group CEO
Masari prays for victims of banditry, kidnapping in Katsina
Tambuwal promises to make Sokoto ‘great’
Challenges before Buhari
Budget: new tenure, new start
In defence of posterity
Dickson: I have no rift with Jonathan
NYSC to institutions: stop presenting over-aged graduates
We ‘ll work for greater Lagos, says Governor Sanwo-Olu
It’s time to say goodbye – Hazard
Nigerian off death row in Singapore
Buhari, governors take oath amid hope for better days
How policy can address malnutrition in schools
Ngozi: The beat goes on
House of Reps polls: The Wase factor
Nigerian off death row in Singapore
Breaking: Makinde sacks Council, Board chairmen
Ortom: we’ll improve on our performance
Masari prays for victims of banditry, kidnapping in Katsina
Monarch seeks peaceful co-existence
Zakatul Fitr
‘Oil producing communities marginalised in Abia’
I will not fail my constituency, says lawmaker
Okpekpe race promoter hails Edo Govt, sponsors
Ukraine vs. Nigeria: Jamil ruled out, Hope rises for Rabiu and Valentine
Arsenal to pocket N42billion in Europa final triumph
Torino 3-1 Lazio: Ola Aina scoops MOM Award
Stakeholders seek more investment in dairy production
‘More metering manufacturing firms coming’
FG removes VAT on cooking gas
Blackout: Ijebu-Ode community seeks prompt repair of transformer
2nd term: Kaduna residents task El-rufai on job creation, teachers’ welfare
Police burst child stealing syndicate in Anambra
Pregnant woman, 9 others injured from stampede at Ihedioha’s inauguration
Northern youths applaud creation of new Kano emirates
Man in police wanted list nabbed in Anambra
Tambuwal promises to reposition Sokoto
How policy can address malnutrition in schools
Care for your wards, Lagos SUBEB chair urges parents
NCCE praises AOCOED at inaugural lecture
TECH-U’s disruptive model right for Nigeria, says VC
Church applauds Lalong for library building
Ambode counts gains of investment in education
Six mistakes newly wedded couples make
Ngozi: The beat goes on
Row over ‘Dress Code’at UDUS
NANS speaks on basic education
‘I don’t want to base IGR on high school fees’
‘Jon Snow’ GoT actor Kit Harington, checks into rehab
Numbness, cramps, tingling in fingers and toes


Despite Presidential Order, Trucks Block Apapa Port Access Roads
PENGASSAN Cautions against Threats to Destroy Oil Facilities, Overthrow Buhari
Osinbajo Submits Assets Declaration Forms
Eligibility: Appeal Court Delivers Judgment in Adeleke’s Appeal Thursday
Sowore Asks Court to Set Aside Order against His Chairmanship of AAC
Sit-at-home: IPOB Vows to Shut Down S’East, S’South Thursday
SEC Commences Verification of Dantata Success
Oyo Gov Scraps School Fees
Former NFF Boss Explains His Interest in Kogi Governorship Race
Corps Members Donate Drugs to Katsina Healthcare Centre
Seven Die in Plateau Road Accident
Only Enemies of Edo’ll Deny Obaseki Second Term, Says APC Chieftain
Hard Times Confront Us, Says Sanwo-Olu
Ganduje Re-appoints SSG, Accountant General
Pregnant Woman, Nine Others Injured at Ihedioha’s Inauguration
‘Donor Support for CSOs Increases towards Election Period’
‘Paying Salaries is not an Achievement’
‘We Are Working Hard to Ensure DSO Rollout in Major Cities’
Open Data Will Enhance Transparency in Governance, Says FG
NIMC Extends National Identity Diaspora Enrolment to US
Operators Task Buhari on ICT Devt Bank, Others
‘Telecoms Sector Needs $30bn for Infrastructure Development’
The Taskmaster at the Nigeria Custom Service
Iwobi’s Goal for Arsenal Not Enough as Chelsea Win Europa League
Flying Eagles Go for Broke against Ukraine
ALP/SPA Ajibade Chasing Glory against Falana in BOA Lawyers League final
Okpekpe Race Promoter Hails Edo Govt, Sponsors
Current Girls’ 16 Champion, Omolade Aderemi, Gets Rude Shock in First Match
Fenerbahce to Demand N1.2bn from Chelsea if Moses Cancels Loan Deal
Super Falcons Ready to Fulfill Potential, Says Dennerby
French Open 2019: Federer, Nadal Reach Third Round
Spotlight on Nigeria’s Stunted, Malnourished Future Leaders
USAID to Distribute 2.6 Million LLITN in Cross River
NACA, Others Empower Women, Girls to Curb HIV Prevalence
Regular Training of Paramedics Key to Saving Accident Victims
Report: Nigeria Has Estimated 465,000 Child Brides of Ages 15 and 19
To Revamp PHCs, We will Build Capacity of Personnel, Says Edo Commissioner

Daily Trust

Respect rule of law, SERAP tells Buhari
Singapore frees Nigerian arrested over drugs
Plane conveying Obasanjo, 392 others aborts landing at Lagos Airport
Gov Emmanuel to launch biography on deputy
Group launches books to mark 20 years of democracy
BREAKING: Chelsea thrash Arsenal to win Europa Cup
Why Buhari didn’t deliver speech at inauguration
Listicle: 12 things Gov Abubakar Sani Bello said in his speech
Only the best will get appointed into my cabinet – Sanwo-Olu
Certificate of return: Court of Appeal okays speedy hearing of Okorocha’s suit
‘Goje best choice for senate presidency’
Stop denigrating Yoruba leaders, forum tells Wike
A sneak preview of the Golf Icons
At last Daily Trust President Buhari Cup final is here
We will use golf to boost tourism in Plateau – Lalong
Trade disputes impacting air travels – IATA
Why Air Namibia suspended flights to Nigeria-Official
Banks CEOs decry bad debtors’ smear campaign
FCTA presents lab accreditation certificate to Bwari hospital
Why I appointed women – AMAC chair
2-week-old baby among unclaimed corpses at Asokoro hospital
Buhari’s inauguration: Another missed opportunity
Setting agenda for the Gbajabiamila, Wase
Gombe: Yahaya’s bouncing into reckoning
NEDC: Accolades and advise
Trader defiles lover’s daughter, threatens to kill her
‘60 persons got death sentence in Niger in 4 years’
Army nabs 22 for bunkering
Editorial: US, don’t attack Iran
All set for Digital Africa Conference in Abuja
Broadband penetration to rise to 55% by 2025 – Report
Kogi labour unions suspend planned protest over unpaid salaries
Improved seeds in focus as cotton planting begins
Farmers/herdsmen conflicts: Don suggests adoption of controlled grazing policy
Dairy farmers can detect parasitic infections in minutes with Irish tech
Benin school wins FRSC quiz
Women underrepresented in transport planning – Research
Unilorin declares 12,000 admission slots for 2019/2020
Magajin Garin Daura, Bandits attacks; Daura emirate suspends Sallah festivities
Nollywood: ‘Girls Cot’ reunion at Genevieve Nnaji’s shindig @40
It’s going to rain, NiMet predicts weather for Thursday
FG generates over 8billion from wood, reclaims 1,558 hectares of land
Biosafety: 45 groups caution Buhari against amended biotech act
Air Peace appoints 7 directors
700 practitioners bag CIPM membership
CIBN confers fellowship on 2 CBN dep govs: Aisha Ahmed, Edward Adamu

The Sun

Security, rural development, priority in second term –Ugwuanyi
Kaduna: El-Rufai extends maternity leave to 6 months
Tension in South East over Biafra Day
Imo: Ihedioha appoints Osuji, Onyeukwu as media aides, seeks cooperation
Melaye to speak at US Diaspora forum
Our govt ‘ll be departure from the past, says Kwara gov
Ganduje pledges all-inclusive govt, appoints SSG, AG
Katsina: Masari grieves over rising insecurity
Okorocha’ll now face consequences of his actions -Uzodinma
El Rufai promises tough decisions as he takes oath of office
Wike outlines his direction in next four years
Niger gov, Bello, sworn in for second term
Inuwa inaugurated as Gombe 4th civilian gov amid tight security
Shareholders kick against banks’ N83.58bn contribution to AMCON in 2018
Buhari’s 2nd term: Obi, others list economy, security as priority for president
VAT revenue down by N9bn in Q1 2019
Q1: Port Harcourt Customs rakes in N17.8bn
SEC set to refund Dantata Success investors
Chukwu gets 6-bedroom apartment in London
Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Cub Tennis: Participants target final stages
DStv, GOtv to air UEFA Champions League final live
France 2019: NWFL to provide 30% players
Europa League rating: Moses beats Mikel to Chelsea all time IX
SuperSport’s ‘We are Sport’ Campaign takes Off on DStv
Forbes Africa’s My Worst Day with Peace Hyde launches season 3 with international billionaire
African film director Mati Diop creates record at Cannes Film Festival
Rebooting Nigeria’s economy
Creamy Boss Onyema Uchenna set to wed
Inauguration: Obi advises Buhari, 29 new governors
At post-inauguration gala, Osinbajo commends Saraki for not acting funny
After swearing-in, Buhari jets out to attend OIC summit
Why Buhari didn’t deliver speech at inauguration
Gov Ishaku preaches peace at inauguration


PDP Condemns Buhari’s Silence At Inauguration
There Is No Genuine Democracy In Nigeria ― Falana
Gov Shettima’s Steward Commits Suicide Inside Govt House
El-Rufai Approves 6-Month Maternity Leave For Female Civil Servants
Buhari Departs For OIC Summit In Saudi Arabia
Bala Mohammed takes oath of office, says Bauchi State has N136bn debt
Police arrest 69 suspected cultists, others in Anambra
Varsity signs MoU with National Water Resources Institute
May 29: Gov Umahi dissolves cabinet, appoints new Accountant General
FG to begin deployment of anti-piracy equipment in June
Enugu residents laud Ugwuanyi’s employment scheme
No country is fighting corruption better than Nigeria ― Ribadu
10-year old rapper makes music to stay away from peer pressure
Inauguration: Sanwo-Olu pledges to implement policies toward economic development
Inauguration: Gov Masari makes 8-point pledge to Katsina State people
Ambassador, NIMASA facilitate release of Nigerian crew in Equatorial Guinea
Oyo LG Chairmen pledge to work with Makinde
Ethiopian Airlines plane affected by bad weather, landed safely at Lagos Airport — FAAN
I will be governor for all ― Ortom
Anyone found culpable of misappropriation will be dealt with, says Abiodun
EKEDC sign MOU with Meter Asset Providers
I’ll waste no time in signing death warrant of kidnapping convicts ― Dickson
Ramadan: US Ambassador tasks Nigerians on peace, unity
Lagos ADP sets agenda for Sanwo-Olu
FG to boost NYSC skills training for corps members
Lagos PDP to Sanwo-Olu: Stay positive, eschew vendetta
Makinde sworn in as Oyo governor, abolishes N3000 fees in state-owned secondary schools
Abiodun sworn in as fifth Ogun Governor, pledges accountable governance
Minimum Wage: Labour urges Wages Commission to expedite action on guidelines
Wike takes oath for second term, promises holistic approach to development
BREAKING: Seyi Makinde appoints Bisi Ilaka as Chief of Staff
BREAKING: Obasanjo, 393 others escape plane crash
Artist says Nigeria needs to develop more platforms for sector’s growth
Inauguration: Buhari should work with govs to tackle insecurity, unemployment ― NCPC
Satisfy Lagosians, not godfathers, SDP candidate tells Sanwo-Olu
Road Crash Claims 7, Injures 6 In Plateau
Seven die in Plateau autocrash
Police reunite stolen child with parents after 7 years
Makinde To Make Infrastructure Priority To Boost Agriculture
We’re working hard to put out Ojumole Well 1 fire ― Chevron
How Nigerians can hold or trade in Bitcoin and increase its course
Keystone Bank partners Facebook to train entrepreneurs on digital…
India PM To Host China’s President For Informal Summit
France and Germany divided over EU’s top job
Fulanisation And Islamisation: Another Salvo From Obasanjo
Our Nation can work again if attitude of hardwork is among our leaders…
Okowa’s Four Years In The Saddle
Stuttering economy: Are Nigerians richer or poorer?
EKSUTH Set For Mass Burial Of Unclaimed Corpses, Gives Families May 30 Deadline
Igbinedion university commences ICT programme
NGO donates educational materials to pupils in Kwara
Niger govt approves N530m for construction of Teachers Professional…

The Guardian

Knocks as Buhari fails to make inauguration speech
Obasanjo, 392 others in Ethiopian Airlines’ near mishap
AFN’s five-man panel to probe Gusau over IAAF’s ‘missing’ $135, 000
Seven die, six injured in Plateau road crash
DPR, multinationals, others fear for economy as oil thieves reign
IPOB vows to shut down South East, South South today
Sanusi shuns Ganduje’s inauguration as Kano declares free education for PWDs
Prepare for harder times, el-Rufai tells Kaduna residents
Foundation’s free medical mission serves 3,853 in Rivers community
It’s make or break for Flying Eagles against Ukraine
Three things we learned from the Europa League final
Chelsea victory hands Lyon automatic Champions League spot
Iwobi’s strike not enough as Chelsea thrash Arsenal 4-1
Villas-Boas to impose ‘radical philosophy’ on Marseille
‘No regrets’ for retiring Cech despite Europa League loss
New govs threaten fire in ‘nervous’ states
Great expectations from Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat
I’ll be project manager in my second term, says Cross River’s helmsman, Ayade
Mohammed terminates last-minute appointments, contracts in Bauchi
History of the Almajiri system in Nigeria
Editorial: Mr President, lead the charge!
Stakeholders seek end to petroleum sector illicit financial flows
Oil majors raise stake in gas to hedge unstable oil prices
‘Innovation hub to provide solutions to Lagos economy, others’
Banks CEOs decry debtors’ smear campaign
Is Nigeria working?
When self-centered spirit rules…
Still waiting for Leah Sharibu’s return
Faces of Buhari’s new cabinet
Solving manpower deficiency in anaesthesia
The journey to self-discovery and success
Turmeric and its medicinal properties
Harvard School of Public Health honours Pate


Take Full Ownership Of Democracy, Saraki Tells Nigerians
Ihedioha: A Dream Come True
Prison Mgt By FG Strange Way Of Practising Federalism – Kalu, SAN
Bayelsa Accuses FG Of Manipulating Excess Crude Account
CAN To Buhari, Govs: Don’t Disappoint Masses
Greensprings Students Get $1.3m Scholarships In Foreign Varsities
Is Buhari Poorer Four Years After?
Why Ambode Shunned Sanwo-Olu’s Inauguration — Aide
Resignation: Disregard Shuaibu, League Of Patriotic Lawyers Tells Oshiomhole
Sit-At-Home: Security Agencies Patrol Umuahia, As IPOB Talks Tough
Attack On Judiciary, A Threat To Nigeria’s Foundation, Democracy —Dickson
Withdraw Petition Against Wike From Tribunal, Monarchs, Others Beg AAC Candidate
Militants Bidding To Proclaim N’Delta Republic June 1 Non-Existent — RNDA
Lawmakers Task UNILAG Stakeholders On Peaceful Co-Existence
Buhari Approves N22.6bn For Ex-Airways Staff
Stay Positive, Eschew Vendetta, Lagos PDP Counsels Sanwo-Olu
Nigerian Programmer Develops Music App
Buhari leaves for OIC summit in Saudi Arabia
Breaking: Obasanjo, 393 others aboard Ethiopia airline escape crash
Inauguration : Buhari, Osinbajo take oath of office
No rift between Ex-President Jonathan, I – Dickson
I shall never deviate …, shall not change – Sanwo-Olu
AFN Crisis: AIG Mohammed heads Gusau probe committee
Coach decries lack of support for celebral palsy football
2019 African Freestyle Football Championships regional audition to hold in June
Breaking: Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 to win Europa League
‘I want to sue him’: Blatter to target Infantino, FIFA
Surely, cannabis can’t be as dangerous as we think?!
We’ve built a sustainable brand through CSR, LG boasts
Nigerian democracy has given birth to endless frustration, says I go Dye
B Naira acquires multi-million naira Ferrari, releases new song “Fall on Me”.
Breast Cancer: Lagos gets two mammography centres
PDP governors congratulate Buhari
Group petitions Presidency over cargo scanners, others
FG to address the challenges of low freight activities at Kano airport
Foreign cartel frustrating Nigerians in export business
Nigeria, world’s largest importer of stock fish – Norwegian Council
Nigeria’s cargo delivery challenges top discussion at Norwegian fish conference
NPA, Navy reinforce partnership on maritime domain safety, security
Greensprings students get $1.3m scholarships in foreign varsities
Lawmakers task UNILAG stakeholders on peaceful co-existence
Infrastructure Decay in Public School: Bungha-Gida School in the eye of the storm
Inlaks, Temenos in digital transformation drive for Vista Bank
Harrison & Mutamba: Our experience disrupting conversations for Africa’s good

Daily Independent

Obasanjo Recounts Ordeal Aboard Ethiopian Airline That Almost Crashed
Love Island 2019: Ex-Girfriend Claims ‘Tommy Fury Dumped Her For The Show
Hot Chip Share New Song ‘Melody Of Love’, Announce Huge Alexandra Palace Show
Cheryl’s New Single Hints At Selfish Ex-Lovers Who Were Bad In Bed
Larry Lamb Reveals Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special Script Made Him ‘Cry’
John Cleese Says London ‘Not Really An English City Any More’
Chris Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky ‘Butt Heads’ Because They’re Too Stubborn
Everything You Need To Know About Killing Eve Season 2
Andy Carroll, Adrian, Samir Nasri To Leave West Ham In Summer
Ryan Giggs Reveals Daniel James Made Himself Available For Wales’ Euro 2020 Qualifiers While Still Mourning Death Of His Father
Oyo New Gov To Contribute Salary For Teachers’ Welfare
Apprehension, Hope Greet Buhari’s 2nd Term Kick Off
Nigerians Got Poorer In Buhari’s First Term — The Economist
Gov El-Rufa’i Approves Six Months Maternity Leave For Civil Servants
Election Petitions: Don’t Influence Tribunals, NBA Warns Buhari
OFBJP Nigeria’s President To Grace Indian PM’s Inauguration Today
Uber Will Ban Passengers With Low Ratings
Man Sets Himself On Fire In Front Of White House
Messi Receives Advice From Barack Obama Ahead Of 2019 Copa America
Buhari, Four Years After: The Gains, The Failures
Zamfara: The Judiciary As Alternative Electorate
9th NASS: Why Gbajabiamila Deserves Speakership –Bamgbola
Onuesoke Hails Okowa On Warri/ Uvwie Development Agency
Committee Of Bank CEOs Decries Bad Debtors’ Smear Campaign
Wigwe Shares Success Tips With Students During Children’s Day Celebration
FG Should Implement Community Engagement Standards – Olowola
NCS Wants FG’s Support For Local Content, Holds International Conference
Falcons Target Women’s W’Cup Q’Final –Dennerby
Rangers Get Commendations For Super Six Play-Off
Okpekpe Race Promoter Hails Edo Govt, Sponsors Over Success Of 7th Edition
FIFA U20 W’Cup: Nigeria In Make Or Break Match Against Ukraine
Chukwueze May Miss Liverpool Transfer Deal
The Deepening Rot In State Hospitals
The Will We Refuse To Find
Between Growth And Inflation, CBN Must Choose
The Devil Is Nigeria’s Largest Employer Of Labour
The Enemy Within: A Final Warning To The People Of Nigeria

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