News Headlines May 31, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 31, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

APC state chairmen differ over call for Oshiomhole’s resignation
Nigerians became poorer in Buhari’s first term – The Economist
Sanwo-Olu orders road repairs, directs LASTMA to work till 11pm
Five feared dead as IPOB attacks catholic priest, others in Anambra
Police nab 18-year-old for molesting minor in Niger
Etsu Nupe donates land for NSCDC training school
Court remands two for alleged murder in Katsina
Group blames crime in Niger on neighbouring states
Command recovers 74 stolen cattle in Nasarawa
Ambode’s govt was a failure, says former aide, Bello
Ekiti PDP stakeholders want Fayose sanctioned for anti-party activities
Teacher walks to death in Asaba over Okowa’s largesse
Don’t downgrade Enugu international airport, Senate warns FG
Angry villagers bury man alive for beheading brother in Cross River
APC state chairmen differ over call for Oshiomhole’s resignation
Rich Nigerians buy judgment, says Lawan as Senate confirms Sadeeq
Senate flays FG for spending N11tn on subsidy in six years
Hoodlums in army uniform vandalise fuel pipeline in Lagos
Court acquits man accused of rape by divorcee lover
Controversy surrounds attempted demolition of Okorocha’s monument
JABU shut down as intruder invades female hostel again
Again, gunmen kill Delta polytechnic employee
Police arrest six NURTW members in Ibadan
Ondo Anglican Church bursar’s killers arrested
Ihedioha stops banks from honouring withdrawal requests from state’s accounts
Dickson seeks special prayer for choice of next Bayelsa governor
Lawmaker makes case for more food banks
Unity Bank promotes financial literacy in schools
Leadway Assurance pays N33.8bn claims
Heritage Bank gives $40,000 grants to start-ups
Technical committee approves N124.3bn bids for Afam, Yola Disco
China not to blame for trade talks failure – Consul General
Appeal Court sacks Ned Nwoko, reinstates Nwaoboshi as Delta senator-elect
UCL seeds set for next season
French Open: Osaka advances after Azarenka scare
AFCON security beefed after Cairo explosion
My critics spur me on –Iheanacho
Footballer, 14, banned for insulting female ref
United place £80m on Lukaku
Delta to establish 19 more technical colleges
Kwara’ll join school feeding program — Abdulrazaq
Maltina seeks 2019 best teacher
Second term: Experts urge Buhari to focus on basic education
Tackle rising number of out-of-school children, NAPPS urges FG
R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sex abuse
Causes of upper abdominal pain
Group tackles unwanted pregnancy among women
Nigerians no longer need medical tourism —Igwe Achebe
Editorial: Women’s sagging fortunes in elections
Christian Party: Some ‘Christians’ are at it again
Towards revitalising the aviation sector
Are you ready to be president?
Bombshell for gas cylinder owners

The Nation

Panic as suspected vandals spill petrol at Ejigbo
N11tr subsidy claims paid in six years
Apapa gridlock: Trucks take over roads, bridges again
House knocks Buhari’s order on gun licences
Sagay: APC should return to court on Zamfara, Rivers
Crux of the matter
At long last
TSA and Next Level
SON warns manufacturers on substandard products
OCP, BoA to lift maize farmers
Ogun reiterates commitment to forest resources protection
Oyo folks and their new governor
IFAD trains farmers on financial literacy
NGO chief decries abandoned irrigation projects
How to cope with unexplained infertility, by experts
Ramadan: A summary of facts
Ogun unveils health insurance scheme agency
How Nigerian Navy tackles maritime challenges
ARMTI seeks support for small scale farmers
NACA, others empower 50 vulnerable women to fight HIV/AIDS
You are a hero, Osinbajo hails 83-year-old Muslim cleric who saved Christians
Breaking: Makinde summons emergency security meeting
Abia complies with IPOB’s sit-at-home order
Kuwait embassy lifts orphans, widows in Jigawa
Bauchi distributes foodstuff, clothings to 2,000 children
Eid Mubarak!
Muslim journalists mourn Kola Animashaun
NGO distributes relief materials to 250 widows in Ibadan
Okorocha denies rumoured arrest by EFCC
‘We will work for a greater Lagos’
Crisis in APC: Non-NWC NEC members demand emergency meeting
‘Why Ambode was absent at Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration’
We’ll defend trust reposed on us – Osinbajo
Nigeria 1-1 Ukraine: Flying Eagles Zoom To Knockout Stage
Esperance are beatable, says Babatunde
Inter Milan disengage Spalletti
FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for 8 years
Okpekpe Race title: Gyang, Pam celebrate perfect wedding gift
SON warns manufacturers on substandard products
OCP, BoA to lift maize farmers
Ogun reiterates commitment to forest resources protection
IFAD trains farmers on financial literacy
NGO chief decries abandoned irrigation projects
ARMTI seeks support for small scale farmers
Apapa gridlock: Trucks take over roads, bridges again
ALGON, Gov Makinde in a showdown over dissolution of LGs
Police nab suspected robbers in Ondo
Police arrest six NURTW members in Ibadan
Biafra: Negotiations, not crushing solution to IPOB agitation – Cleric
DMGS’ ex-students plan more projects for alma mater
How policy can address malnutrition in schools
Ogun unveils health insurance scheme agency
NACA, others empower 50 vulnerable women to fight HIV/AIDS
Nutrition as your recipe for good health (II)
‘Sustain health policies’ implementation’
400,000 new cases of lung cancer recorded in Africa – WHO


Appeal Court: Adeleke Qualified to Run for Gov
You Can’t Run Govt on Ad-hoc, Ndume Warns
Sanwo-Olu Issues Executive Order to Curb Flooding, Traffic Congestion
Gunmen Kidnap Katsina Polytechnic Lecturer
Sanwo-Olu Declares State of Emergency on Refuse, Traffic Matters
Delta North: Appeal Court Returns Nwaoboshi as Senator-elect
Court Orders Reinstatement of Suspended SEC DG, Gwarzo
Alleged N1.4 bn Fraud: Akwa Ibom Gov Loses Bid to Quash Charge against NBA President
Oyo LG Chairmen Vow to Remain in Office Despite Makinde’s Sacking Order
Surrender Yourselves to EFCC as I did, Fayose Tells Amosun, Okorocha
Ebonyi, Enugu, Awka Residents Ignore IPOB’s Sit-at-home Order
Aba, Onitsha, Nnewi residents comply Catholic priest beaten to coma for violating order
Rivers Remains Safe for Business, Development, Wike Insists
Ihedioha Demolishes Monument Built by Okorocha
Kogi PDP Accuses State Govt, Police of Shielding Political Thugs
CNS: Erection of Places of Worship ‘ll Enhance National Devt
DBN to Disburse N100bn to MSMEs
Dickson’s Aide Joins Bayelsa Guber Race
Edo APC Disowns Edo Peoples Movement, Others
Religious Lop-sidedness in APC’s Leadership Selection
As Emmanuel Begins The Completion Agenda
Irukera as the Right Fit in Kogi
EKEDC, Meter Asset Providers Seal Deal
Access Bank Supports SMEs
Aircraft Acquisition: Finally, Lessors Blacklist Nigeria
Revitalising Benin Airport
Corporate Governance and Nigerian Airlines
Olawore: There Must Be Coordination among Govt Agencies
Flying Eagles Hold Ukraine to Romp into Knock out Stage
Lineker’s Plaudits for Iwobi after Historic Goal against Chelsea
Red Carpet Time for Eunisell Boot Winner
Champions League Final: African Stars Take Centre Stage
Amuneke: Tanzania Not Going to AFCON 2019 to Make up the Number
NPFL Playoff: Mfon Udoh, Anaemena Target League Title
Serena Secures Straight-sets Win in 67mins to Reach 3rd Round

Daily Trust

Benin community calls for govt, security intervention
Group donates N300,000 to a blind sickle-cell patient
NGO to train rural women in cultivating economic crops
2 factions lay claims on Iyaloja General title in Kwara
How Abia community was cut off by a collapsed bridge
You are a hero, Osinbajo hails 83-year-old Muslim cleric who saved Christians
Concentrate on security only for now, Ndume tells Buhari
Sex work as the last resource: Risking death to feed your kids
UPDATE: Fintiri swears in SSG, DG Media
Senate to hold valedictory session June 6
Benin community calls for govt, security intervention
Group donates N300,000 to a blind sickle-cell patient
NGO to train rural women in cultivating economic crops
2019 polls: Sokoto young politicians recount hurdles
New Imo speaker resigns 48 hours after assumption of office
PDP hails Appeal Court judgement clearing Adeleke
$9.5m fraud: EFCC accuses NFF’s lawyer of delay tactics
NPFL Playoff: Udoh says there’s no pressure for goals
Flying Eagles advance to knock out stage after 1-1 draw with Ukraine
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ITF trains 300 youth on entrepreneurship in Kogi
Social media is the best place to make money CEO, Emyaks
Dangote Cement unveils new sustainability report
Nisa hospital offers free medical care, gifts to orphans
Gwagwalada chair plans sensitisation on drug abuse
Court remands 4 friends for stealing hard currencies
Inauguration and challenge of insecurity
Omo-Agege, Urhobo land and National Assembly
Buhari’s new cabinet
Buhari’s second term: A tall order
NDLEA arrests drug dealer in Anambra, seizes N45m tramadol in Kaduna
How school proprietor charged with rape, reported accuser to police
Robbery: Police dock 2nd defendant 2 years after 1st arraignment
Editorial: Death for kidnappers in KT
I don’t read to pass exams — BUK’s best Nursing graduate, Hafsat
Aiteo pledges N500m education fund for Bayelsa
Eternal Oil renovates library for Lagos school
Ramadan is winding down!
Ramadan: US envoy, Onaiyekan break fast with Muslims
Organisation hosts ‘Iftaar Walk’ on Sunday in Ahmedabad
Entertainment market so hugely untapped — Shileola
UPDATE: Alleged Internet fraud: Musician `Naira Marley` gets N2m bail
Osun governorship: Court of Appeal upholds Adeleke’s qualification
Rights Violation: Court awards N2m to applicant against Police
NAHCO appoints financial officer, directors
Carbon Limits appoints Ogunleye MD
Dr. Ademola named FCE (Tech) Akoka new Provost

The Sun

More troubles for Oshiomhole
… Non-NWC demands emergency meeting
Gridlock: Sanwo-Olu visits Apapa, assures lasting solution
Urhobo group endorses Kalu for DSP
24 hours after inauguration: New govs in stormy start
Adeleke qualified to contest guber poll –Appeal Court
Reps charge Buhari to rescind executive order on firearms
Disobedience to court’s order: Judge summons NUJ trustees, NAWOJ’s leaders
NGOs supplying food, drugs to terrorists -Army alleges
Female teacher plans own kidnap, collects ransom
Cybercrime: Naira Marley gets bail
Lokpobiri joins Bayelsa guber race
New Imo Speaker resigns 48 hrs after resumption
Regus hits Lekki with virtual offices to support business community
How government can encourage SMEs in real estate sector
Legal Business Network to empower SMEs
2 Nigerian startups get funds from SSEAN
FG’ll engage 9th Assembly on N8.92 trn 2019 Budget –Udoma
Breaking: Court of Appeal restores Nwaoboshi’s victory as senator-elect
Lesson in leadership for new govs
Elusive back pain oftentimes adduced to stress!
Imo: Metaphor for new governors
APGA: Dancing daintily into the twilight
Who are China’s young, affluent travellers?
Ogun: Education sector worrisome, says Abiodun
Fayemi loses commissioner
Sanwo-Olu appoints Jaji as SSG
DIBAN begins campaign against underage drinking
Regus hits Lekki with virtual offices to support business community
IPOB’s order flops in Rivers


Court Of Appeal Dismisses Suit Against Adeleke’s Eligibility To Contest Governorship Election
Reps Approve Payment Of N198bn As Final Subsidy Arrears For Oil…
Nigerians, Others Launder £100bn Dirty Money In UK Annually
Senate Slams FG For Spending N11trn On Subsidy In Six Years
I Am Vindicated By Court Of Appeal Judgment ― Adeleke
FG inaugurates committee for rehabilitation of Ladi Kwali Pottery Training Centre
Court remands man for allegedly battering his wife
May 30: Enugu residents shun IPOB’s sit-at-home order
Kebbi will harness potentials of Super Eagles’ players ― Bagudu
Ortom tasks Benue residents on regular payment of taxes
NGOs partner to provide menstrual hygiene education for FCT girls
Ebonyi Tribunal: APC, PDP trade words over authenticity of INEC true results
Ogun may declare state of emergency in education sector ― Abiodun
LG dissolution: Makinde already creating crisis for himself ― Oyo APC
Tension in Ibadan as NURTW members engage in leadership battle
Out-of-school children: FG set to introduce Open Schooling
Activist warns against exclusion of Southeast from NASS leadership
Why Ladoja was absent at Makinde’s inauguration ― Aide
Oyo LG chairmen reject dissolution of council by Makinde, vow not to vacate office
Sanwo-Olu names Jaji as SSG, Akosile as deputy CPS
Sanwo-Olu appoints Jaji as SSG
8th Senate concludes business session, adjourns till June 6 for valedictory
Sanwo-Olu signs executive order on enforcement of traffic, sanitation matters
Sanwo-Olu demands better commitment from civil servants
I’ll break toes that stand on path to Oyo’s progress ― Makinde
Former Minister, Shittu, backs agitation for Oshiomhole’s removal
Reps kick against Buhari’s Executive Order on removal of firearms certificates
#NigerianTribuneAt70: Nigerians benefit from Tribune’s medical outreach, commend management
Kwara Speakership: APC stakeholders want Moro LGA to produce speaker
Tambuwal pardons 20 inmates, 4 dismissed civil servants in Sokoto
Credit card fraud: Court grants Naira Marley bail
Church Treasurer In Court For Allegedly Swindling Pastor Of N850,000
Police burst child stealing syndicate in Anambra, arrest suspects
Court remands 4 friends for allegedly stealing hard currencies
Artist Says Nigeria Needs To Develop More Platforms For Sector’s Growth

The Guardian

Lawmakers want Buhari to reverse gun ownership ban
Nigerian farmers to get $1.9m to boost seeds production
Telecom industry seeks EO to stem multiple taxes
Senate confirms N11tr oil subsidy payment, okays N129b for marketers
Ex-gov, ex-minister join calls for Oshiomhole to resign
Nigeria’s membership of OIC is illegal, HURIWA declares
IPOB’s sit-at-home order records partial compliance in south-east
Court grants Naira Marley N2m bail for alleged internet fraud
Mother of three plans own kidnap, collects N500,000 ransom
Nigeria holds Ukraine, qualifies for FIFA U-20 World Cup second round
African stars take centre stage in UEFA Champions League final
Joshua works with Osama Bin Laden’s killer ahead heavyweight fight
Masai Ujiri’s big leap and the NBA’s African digital push
Legend Star FC retains ICOBA’01 soccer mini-league title
Ufit Fly boss markets golf’s tourism potential
Akpabio’s fresh start to political ascendancy
We need to build more bridges connecting all regions, not walls, says Abiola’s son
Masari sacks aides as Fintiri appoints SSG, cautions against lateness
Appeal Court sacks Nwoko as PDP senator-elect, reinstates Nwaoboshi
Nothing about Nigeria ever changes, even our music
Editorial: Education and future of democracy
AfCFTA implementation may drag despite becoming operational
Phase3 harps on new market, industry growth opportunities
FG okays N22.6b pension balance for Nigeria Airways ex-workers
4G penetration only 4% as Airtel service debuts in Ogun
Of debtors, law enforcers and Nigerian banking
The promise of change and the challenges of change
Central republic of vengeance
NCS urges FG to ensure strict compliance to EOs 003, 005
Operators call for checks and balances in SIM registration
Wikimedia Nigeria names board of trustees
CWG seals ‘ATM as a service’ implementations with banks
How fasting prevents obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, fatty liver disease
How measles erases immune system’s memory, by researchers
Exercise boosts well-being among psychiatric inpatients
Statistical model could predict future infection outbreaks


Crocodile Tears For Zamfara And A Culture Of Interference
Biafra Day Sit-At-Home: Onitsha, Aba, Nnewi Shut; Zero Compliance In Awka, Asaba, Owerri
Health Tips: Avoid Erectile Dysfunction
Britain, Go Or Stay, Stop Diverting Attention
FG To Adopt New Strategy In Tackling Insecurity, Says NSA
All-New A-Class Leads Mercedes-Benz Sales Growth In Four Months
AFCON: Tanzania Won’t Be Pushovers — Amuneke
Reps Speakership: 195 Members-Elect Sign For Bago
Finance Minister Has No Power To Suspend SEC DG – Industrial Court
Increasing Suicide Rate: Which Way Out?
Fulanisation Of Nigeria, Product Of Obasanjo’s Failed Policies — Jamiu Abiola
Edo ADC House Of Reps Candidate Defects To APC, Backs Obaseki
My Experience On Ethiopian Airline That Nearly Crashed In Lagos — Obasanjo
Lagos Arraigns Doctor-Couple For Negligence
Finalists Emerge In Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club Tennis Tourney
Samuel Chukwueze To Replace Shaqiri At Liverpool
New Land Rover Defender Set For Final Testing
INSECURITY: Don’t withdraw licensed guns, Reps tell Buhari
Confusion, accusations in Imo over demolition of Akachi Tower
NUJ, MMPN mourn Ex-Chairman, Editorial Board of Vanguard, Kola Animasaun
Apapa traffic situation multi-faceted – Sanwo-Olu
Oshiomhole’s removal: APC National Officers demand urgent meeting
EFCC arraigns woman, 5 others who claimed snake swallowed JAMB’s N35 m
Confusion hits Imo over demolition of Okorocha’s tower
Court orders reinstatement of suspended SEC DG, Gwarzo
Delta North: A-Court restores Nwaoboshi as Senator-elect, sacks Nwoko
PDP hails Appeal Court judgment on Sen. Adeleke
Why Buhari skipped inauguration dinner
Trump would be ‘in handcuffs’ if not president, says Democrat Warren
China should not be blamed for trade talks failure – Chu Maoming, China’s Consul General
AFCON: Tanzania won’t be pushovers — Amuneke
Finalists emerge in Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club Tennis tourney
Samuel Chukwueze to replace Shaqiri at Liverpool
NPFL Playoff: Mfon Udoh says there’s no pressure for goals
Lineker hails Iwobi after historic goal against Chelsea
Villagers bury man alive for beheading elder brother
Cameroon declares polio public emergency after 4-year absence
NACA seeks prevention of new HIV infections
Israeli govt, FG team up to fight fake drugs
African trade pact takes off without Nigeria
Nigeria cuts fuel sulphur cap, but still above target
Unity Bank rolls out financial literacy for children
Manufacturing sector in 20 years: Our position — LCCI
FG advises South African Govt to invest in Nigeria’s gas sector
Don cautions NNPC, oil & gas firms microbial corrosion
ASUSS commends FG for establishing Secondary Schools Commission
Greensprings students get $1.3m scholarships in foreign varsities
Trader docked for allegedly posing with stolen vehicle on Facebook
SMART CITY: Mainone deploys 2,700km fibre optic to give Lagos head start
Harrison & Mutamba: Our experience disrupting conversations for Africa’s good

Daily Independent

Zimbabwe Owes $200 Million To Foreign Fuel Suppliers
Israel Arrests Jerusalemite Woman Who Protects Al-Aqsa
Brazil Reduces Top Environment Council, Trims Independents
Italy’s Deputy PM Salvini Rules Out Early Elections
Egypt Reaffirms Intention To Enhance Cooperation With Senegal
Middlesbrough Set To Release Mikel
Lamar Odom Claims Brothel Owner Tried Killing Him
Musician Leon Redbone Dies At 69
Britain’s Got Talent Faces Ofcom Investigation Over Amanda Holden’s Dress
JK Rowling Set To Release New Harry Potter EBooks
Reps, Lawyers Knock Buhari Over Revoking Licenced Guns
IPOB Sit-At-Home Succeeds In Onitsha, Nnewi, Fails In Umuahia, Owerri, Asaba
Delta North Senate Seat: Appeal Court Returns Nwaoboshi, Sacks Nwoko
Paschal Njoku –
Senate Approves N129bn Payment For Fuel Subsidy Backlog
Oyo LG Chairmen Reject Sack By Gov Makinde
Reps, Lawyers Knock Buhari Over Revoking Licenced Guns
Donald Trump Claims ‘Harassment’ After Mueller Statement
Modi Sworn In For Second Term As Indian Prime Minister
American Airlines Passenger Dies On Flight
Julia Goulding Expecting First Baby Three Months After Tying The Knot
Buhari Should Give Priority To True Federalism In His Second Term…
Delta Speakership Tussle Opens Can Of Worms
Shittu Reacts To Oshiomhole’s Letter, Calls For His Resignation
Wike Attacks Amaechi Over Alleged State De-Market
Zamfara, Rivers Judgments A Tragedy, Should Be Reversed – Sagay
FG Woos South Africa To Nigeria’s $50bn Gas Market
Nigeria’s Agric-Start-Up Makes 100 Finalists In U.S.
Dangote Cement Unveils New Sustainability Report
AGRA, USAID, Others Provide $2m Grant To NASC For Production Of…
CBN Injects $205m Into Forex Market
Zimbabwe Hit Asaba June 6 For Super Eagles
Poland 2019: F’Eagles Pick Second Round Ticket As Best Loser
Feet ‘N’ Tricks To Host African Freestyle Football
UCL Final: African Stars Take Centre Stage
Oshoala Tops Barcelona List Of Players To FIFA Women’s World Cup

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