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News Headlines May 16, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Now Official, NFF Appoints Jose Peseiro as Head Coach of Super Eagles
To Avert Major Religious Riots, Tambuwal Declares Curfew as Protests Rock Sokoto
IG Petitioned over Alleged Malicious Destruction of N100m Property
Speaker: Kogi House Assembly Not in Disarray
Air Peace Boss, Onyema, Calls for Increased Funding for Varsities
Ekiti Central: I ‘ll Not Take My Unopposed Ticket for Granted,…
Oyetola: Why Osun Residents Want Me Re-elected
Four Arrested for Lynching Music Director in Lagos
Establish Ecclesiastical Commission for Fairness, Justice, Bauchi Gov Urged
First Multi-billion Naira Coconut Oil Refinery in Africa Inaugurated in A’Ibom
Analysts Call for Urgent Action to Avert Collapse of Wheat Value…
Despite Rout Across Global Market, NGX Capitalisation Gains N1.17trn in One…
Access Bank Unveils DiamondXtra Season 14, to Reward 359 Customers N270m
Onukwue: Why ASHON Rebranded
Adesuwa Listed Among Top 40 Black Women in Asset Management Globally
Okwuosa: Govt Must Create Enabling Environment for Investors Interested in Renewable…
Dele Momodu: APC is Totally Irredeemable
Lagos Guber: Will Ambode Pay Back Tinubu in His Own Coin?
2023: The intrigues and plans to stop Osinbajo
Terror Unleashed in the Name of Blasphemy
Hospitality Guru Organises Entertainment Funfair in Asaba
GITEX 2022: NITDA, Lagos State Government Unveils Nigerian Tech Start-Ups at Eko Innovation Centre
ADENUGA AND NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY AWARD
No Broom, No Umbrella In Heaven
EDITORIAL: THE SHAME OF MALARIA SCOURGE
Osimhen on Target as Napoli Consolidate Champions League Spot
Title in Man City’s Hands Despite Draw at West Ham
Conte Plans to ‘Monitor’ Newcastle/Arsenal Duel Tonight
Okpekpe 10km Road Race is Next Stop on World Athletics’ Calendar
Battles for Champions League Ticket Begin in Benin
Foreign Education as Gateway to a Better Future
BUA: Supporting Nigeria’s Food Security Drive
IATA and ACA Collaborate on Standard Inflight Catering Agreement
Emerging Africa Group Relocates to New Office in Lagos
Obiekwe: YOE Will Equip University Graduates with Employability Skills
International Breweries: Coming Out of the Woods
IoD Tasks Corporate Organisations to Rejig Governance Model for Global Competitiveness
Halo Financial Services Launches into Nigeria Fintech Space
Norwegian Seafood Council to Enhance Aquaculture with Fish Production Training
FG Urged to Craft Policies to Boost FDIs, FPIs Confidence
Jumia Shares Sustainability Report, Harps on Customers’ Affordability, Accessibility
MARA Raises $23m to Build Portal to Boost Crypto Economy
Unicaf Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria
Vendease Organises Business Management Training for Bakers

The Nation

Marijuana courier suspects know bail fate May 28
Driver crushes three terror suspects in Niger
Two policemen, four others killed in Bayelsa, Anambra
Lagos begins psychosocial support for convicted sex offenders
Train attack: Terrorists release abducted expectant mom
Muslims who kill Christians in Nigeria over blasphemy won’t enter Paradise
BREAKING: I’ll resign on Monday – Amaechi
JUST IN: Soludo visits IPOB leader Kanu in detention
Hackers can steal your cars, NCC warns Nigerians
‘Nigeria yet to harness power of herbal medicine’
Govts urged to facilitate onion production
Obasanjo gets support on state police
2023: Ogun students disassociate selves from protest
Banks attracted N6.69tr new deposits in 12 months, says CBN
TETFund gives tertiary institutions power to terminate, sanction…
Hackers can steal your cars, NCC warns Nigerians
‘Nigeria yet to harness power of herbal medicine’
Govts urged to facilitate onion production
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Two policemen, four others killed in Bayelsa, Anambra
Italy, Dubai-bound drugs intercepted in Lagos
Two herders held on kidnap charges
‘How sign language interpretation can grow economy’
Consumer awards: GTCO, MTN, others top in online voting
Nigerian startup lifts Africa’s automotive industry with…
EDITORIAL: Smuggling
NFF appoints José Peseiro Super Eagles coach
Vardy scores twice as Leicester beat relegated Watford 5-1
PDP reschedules Anambra Congresses
Running mates
Sam Omatseye
NDDC after Akpabio’s control

The Punch

Atiku shares five-point agenda with Abia PDP, begs for votes
Ganduje’s Head of Service to supervise Chief of Staff office
Ogun police arrest 26-year-old plotting robbery, recover gun
Kinsmen accuse Gov Emmanuel of manipulating PDP primaries to favour cousin
Man steals N1.7m alcohol, gets N600,000 bail
Blasphemy: Our children won’t attend school again, say Deborah’s parents
Train abduction: Negotiations deadlocked, FG seeks foreign assistance
No agreement with FG, strike not ending soon – ASUU, SSANU, NASU
Ogun police arrest 26-year-old plotting robbery, recover gun
NDLEA busts drug cartels, fake employment syndicate
Outrage as ‘okada’ riders kill, burn Lagos engineer over N100
Amotekun arrests suspected DSS impersonator, human trafficker in Ekiti
Lagos to demolish six more buildings as crackdown continues
Containers clearing cost jumps by 67%, vehicle parts’ prices soar
Nine banks’ non-performing loans rise, hit N814bn – Reports
Tin-Can port is collapsing, says NPA
Atiku shares five-point agenda with Abia PDP, begs for votes
We’ll field credible candidates, says APC chairman
Gov Emmanuel denies barring Atiku from Akwa Ibom delegates
Vote in Nigeria’s interest, Osinbajo urges delegates
Ex-internationals doubt Peseiro’s credentials as Eagles coach
Oshoala wins Pichichi award in Spain
Everton, West Ham, others battle for Fenerbahçe’s Osayi-Samuel
At last, NFF hands Peseiro Eagles coaching job
Big Brother Naija begins season 7 audition
My twin sister and I have played pranks on many filmmakers — Chidiebere Aneke
Ukraine wins Eurovision as Russia continues onslaught in East
Music got in the way of our marriage, Don Jazzy’s ex-wife, Michelle, opens up

Leadership

North Korea Reports 296,000 More Fever Cases As Pandemic Spreads
Compel Buhari To Probe N1.4trn Spent On Refineries, SERAP Prays Court
Kanu Sad Over Killings, Sit-at-Home Order – Soludo
LEADERSHIP Awards: It’s A Recognition Of 13 Years In Renewable Sector – Bicenergy
Amidst Defection To NNPP, Kwankwaso Visits Shekarau
Amaechi To Hand Over To Gbemi Saraki Today
[EDITORIAL] No Extension Of INEC Timetable
Dollar Spending Limit: Foreign Exchange Crunch In Banks
4 Days After Deborah’s Murder: Presidential Aspirants Keep Mute, Avoid ‘Redline’ In Campaign
Nwajiuba Apologises Over ASUU Strike
Section 84 (12): Buhari, Malami Take NASS To Supreme Court
Army Bombs Boko Haram Commanders’ Convoy, Kills Several Terrorists
Unicaf Signs MOU With Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria
Digital Currencies: IMF Seeks To Modernise Payment Systems
Djokovic Wins First Title Of The Season, Hits Top Form
Hackers Can Unlock, Steal Your Vehicles, NCC Alerts Nigerians
Finally, NFF Appoints Peseiro As Super Eagles Coach
4 Days After Deborah’s Murder: Presidential Aspirants Keep Mute, Avoid ‘Redline’ In Campaign
Section 84 (12): Buhari, Malami Take NASS To Supreme Court
Army Bombs Boko Haram Commanders’ Convoy, Kills Several Terrorists
Digital Currencies: IMF Seeks To Modernise Payment Systems
Britain, IPOB And Terrorism
Moving UNIJOS Forward
Amidst Defection To NNPP, Kwankwaso Visits Shekarau
2023: Group Decries Imposition Of Candidates In Rivers PDP, APC
Avoid Imposing Governorship Candidate, APC Members Tell Lalong
Dollar Spending Limit: Foreign Exchange Crunch In Banks

The Sun

Odili saved my political career –Wike
Tension, fears in Borno over alleged fresh blasphemy
The Sun gets new board of directors
2023: Osinbajo, Mohammed, Saraki woo Jigawa, S’East, Kogi delegates
Those fueling ethnic, religious war in S/West ‘ll regret it , Gani Adams warns
Court halts sharing of derivation funds to oil producing states
NDLEA seizes 203,879 tramadol tabs in 4 states
Deborah: Niger, Sokoto govts abandoned us –Deceased’s father
Tension, fears in Borno over alleged fresh blasphemy
The Sun gets new board of directors
Deborah: Ohanaeze condemns attack on Igbo in Sokoto
Olukoya proffers solution to world peace
Nigeria needs president who thinks out-of-the-box –Maduabuchi
2023: Osinbajo, Mohammed, Saraki woo Jigawa, S’East, Kogi delegates
Anxiety grips APC presidential aspirants over party, Buhari’s silence on zoning, consensus
APC primary: Contender recruits pseudo aspirants
PDP primary: Ekweremadu calls for transparent, peaceful conduct of exercise
Emefiele cleaning mess you left behind; group replies PDP
Hackers can unlock, steal your vehicles, NCC alerts Nigerians
Port development: NPA to revoke concession agreement of 5 terminal operators
Analysts call for urgent action to avert collapse of wheat value chain
Geometric Power launches campaign on dangers of illegal sale of electric power
Ahead next UCL campaign: Osimhen to pocket N114M
… As Man Utd, Newcastle lead race for Nigerian star
Hurdles facing APC, PDP in 2023 general election
Night I was lunatic’s chief detail
2023: Imo North on the move again
PDP, zoning and ‘surugede’ dancers of 2023
Is prostate enlargement associated with weak libido?
North not interested in Nigeria
Lions Club renovates police station in Lagos
Mixed reactions in Anambra over sack of market leaders
Of change and its critics
Nigeria’s billionaire presidential aspirants
Addressing the debt distress of Nigeria, others
Port development: NPA to revoke concession agreement of 5 terminal operators
Geometric Power launches campaign on dangers of illegal sale of electric power
NBS steps up efforts to conduct agric census
Ekweremadu at 60: Born to serve
Governor Umahi’s presidential ambition unwavering
Ebonyi International Airport: Gateway to next level
Nigeria needs president who thinks out-of-the-box –Maduabuchi
Lamentations of widow
Mixed reactions in Anambra over sack of market leaders
Of change and its critics
Nigeria’s billionaire presidential aspirants
Addressing the debt distress of Nigeria, others

Daily Trust

How Bandits Who Plotted To Rape Housewife Were Nabbed In Kaduna Forest
TETFund Seeks Termination, Sanction Of Erring Contractors
JUST IN: I Have Not Resigned, Says Amaechi
Weekly Recap: The More You Hear, The Less You Know
Bala Mohammed: Buhari Is A Soldier, He Doesn’t Understand Politics
José Peseiro Finally Appointed Super Eagles’ Coach
NiMet Predicts Severe Heat In Kebbi, Sokoto, Others
Azman Air Passengers Stranded For 24 Hours In Kano
Ganduje Directs Head Of Service To Step Into Chief Of Staff Office
How Justice Odili Saved My Political Career – Wike
Kwankwaso In Shekarau’s Residence To ‘Finalise’ NNPP Defection
NDLEA Thwarts Italy, Dubai-Bound Drugs In Lagos, Arrests Syndicate Behind Fake Employments
Akwa Ibom Govt. Denies Barring Atiku Abubakar From Meeting Delegates
Edo No Longer Spotlight For Illegal Migration, Human Trafficking – Deputy Governor
Tension Grips Residents As Terrorists ‘Take Over’ Communities Around Niger State Capital
Osinbajo Meets APC Delegates In Jigawa, Says Nigeria Deserves The Best
ALERT: Here Are Steps To Take To Prevent Your Honda, Acura Cars From Being Stolen
Hackers Can Unlock, Steal Your Vehicles, FG Alerts Owners Of Acura, Honda Models
2023 Presidency: Nine Aspirants Will Step Down For Lawan, Says Orji Kalu
How Justice Odili Saved My Political Career – Wike
Editorial: NNPC Must Come Clean With Nigerians

Vanguard

PDP presidential primary: Emmanuel denies blocking Akwa Ibom delegates from seeing Atiku
How Justice Odili saved my political career — Wike
Desperate presidential aspirants and the religion card
Impressions De Novo: Ejoh’s debut solo after 20 years
Crisis: Anambra PDP demands suspension of Nat’l Legal Adviser
At The Boy Child Conversation, Experts Advocate Attention, Mentorship
2023: No one can stop Sheriff Oborevwori — Group
APC screening: Over 25 Ebonyi Assembly aspirants decry plot to edge them out
Experts see cautious trading ahead of MPC meeting
2023 and the demonisation of zoningp
Honour UPU’S decision by voting Edevbie, Mayor of Urhoboland woos PDP delegates
Time for technocrats to takeover governance, says Gborogbosi, Rivers guber aspirant
Gunmen kill ex-PDP leader in Akwa Ibom, abandon getaway car
Presidency: I’m in race to secure APC ticket, not alliance — Amosun
APC operates like cult in Ede, Reps aspirant fumes; defects to NNPP
Buhari’s Adviser on Power joins Jigawa 2023 guber race
Soludo’s visit, confirmation Kanu isn’t bad as being portrayed – Family
APM Terminals Apapa provides level playing field for both genders — Onyia
2023: Kaduna delegates back Amaechi as El Rufai, Kaduna Speaker show support
2023: Nigeria’s sliding off the cliff, needs intervention — Hayatu-Deen
SSANU, NASU hail appointment of first female VC of FUTA, Prof Adenike Oladiji
2023: Governor Inuwa appears before APC Gov’ship Screening Committee in Abuja
Osinbajo engages optimistic APC delegates in Jigawa, Says Nigeria deserves best
Count us out of protest against Gov Dapo Abiodun,says NANS
How Justice Odili saved my political career — Wike
Deborah Samuel: We won’t vote for religious bigots in 2023 – CAN Youth Wing
Nigeria deserves the best, Osinbajo tells Jigawa APC delegates
2023: We want Yoruba referendum not interim govt — Yoruba group
Deborah: Those fueling religious war in S-West ‘ll regret, Gani Adams warns
2023 PRESIDENCY: Saraki vows to tackle insecurity, prioritize Solid Minerals
Strike: Buhari orders NITDA to subject IPPIS, UTAS, U3PS to integrity test
World number one to storm Lagos for ITTF Africa Cup
NFF appoints Peseiro as head Coach of Super Eagles
West Ham vs Man City: Dropped points leave title in the balance
Tottenham vs Burnley: Kane penalty helps Spurs move into fourth
Deborah’s death: We must not give up on struggle for interreligious harmony – Kaigama
APC screening: Over 25 Ebonyi Assembly aspirants decry plot to edge them out
Time for technocrats to takeover governance, says Gborogbosi, Rivers guber aspirant
APC operates like cult in Ede, Reps aspirant fumes; defects to NNPP
Army bombs Boko Haram Commander’s convoy, kill scores, destroy gun trucks
Enugu Assembly to Lecturers: Stop making yourselves gods to students
I was wrongly jailed, Nigerian in US prison, Abegunde, cries out
Avoiding generational curses (1)
Dangers of partisan politics in government service

Independent

Why Olawepo-Hashim Withdrew From 2023 Presidential Race
Court Voids Restriction Of Estate Residents’ Movement
‘Undue Govt Spending Worsens Nigeria’s Fiscal Deficit Woes’…
‘Undue Govt Spending Worsens Nigeria’s Fiscal Deficit Woes’
Forbes Honours Emefiele With Best Of Africa Lifetime Achievement Award
SERAP Sues Buhari Over Failure To Probe Alleged N1.48trn On Refineries…
NFF Confirms Peseiro As Super Eagles Coach, Finidi As Assistant
NDLEA Seizes 203,879 Tramadol Tabs In Raids Of Four States
NCC Alerts On New Tactics By Hackers To Unlock, Steal Vehicles
How Buhari Ordered Emefiele, Malami’s Return To Duty Posts
Ekiti Central: I Won’t Take My Unopposed Ticket For Granted — Bamidele
Ivan Toney, Rico Henry Say Their Families Were Racially Abused At Everton
Pochettino Says French Title ‘Not Enough’ But…
Barcelona Held By Getafe But Secure Second Spot
Lampard Feels Refereeing Error Cost Everton Chance
Cadiz Secure La Liga Survival Boost With Real Madrid Draw
Demolition: FCT Lawmaker Seeks Proper Resettlement,…
Deborah Samuel: No Cover Up, Perpetrators Must Face Judgment…
No Going Back On Arrest Of Street Traders, Illegal Road…
Gunmen kill 2 Police Officers, 3 Civilians, Injure Several…
AIMAN Set To Discuss Benefits Of Quality Aeronautical Information Mgt System
Fintech Start-Up Emerges Best In Selectusa Tech Pitch…
Tinubu Has The Best Chance Of Winning Presidential Election For APC – Abe
Ekiti Guber 2022: Guber Candidates Endorse ‘Vote-Not-Fight’ Advocacy
2023 Election: YSFON Commends Ganduje For Endorsing Gawuna
Hooliganism: Banish Erring Teams Permanently, Ezenwa Urges LMC
Title Race; Eguma Warns Rivers Utd Against Complacency
Taliban Invites Ashraf Ghani To Attend Afghan Assembly
Pak Ambassador To Italy Sacked For Harassing Woman Official
Small Plane Crashes On Bridge Near Miami, Striking An SUV
Okinawa Marks 50 Years Of End To US Rule Amid Protests
Iran: Protests Persist Amidst Crackdown, Despite Killings
Sharif Condemns Sikhs’ Killings

New Telegraph

Rights-of-way, vandalism behind delay of 330kVA Ondo substation –Minister
Blasphemy: Buhari orders in-depth probe into student’s killing
Northern govs, TEKAN condemn murder of Deborah, call for justice
2023: S’East may reconsider existence as Nigerians –Igbo elders
Ortom berates FG’s insensitivity to ASUU strike
APC Presidential ticket: Only nine aspirants serious with contest –Sources
Blasphemy: Buhari orders in-depth probe into student’s killing
Northern govs, TEKAN condemn murder of Deborah, call for justice
Many presidential aspirants will step down before primaries –Oluwajana
2023 polls will determine Nigeria’s survival –Segun Sowunmi
N100m nomination form: APC deceiving Nigerians –Osayande
Winning more paramount to PDP than zoning, says Atiku’s Aide
JUST IN: NFF confirms Peseiro’s appointment as Super Eagles head coach
EPL: Man City draw thriller at West Ham, Leeds score crucial late equaliser
EPL: Spurs edge past Burnley to go fourth
Lewandowski agrees 3-yr Barca deal -Reports
Tuchel: We need to emulate Liverpool
Chemstar CEO, Awode, named Lagos State’s Man of The Year Award
Kidnappers abduct woman in Minna
Killing of soldiers: Benue SEMA carries out assessment of victims, damaged property
Ukraine wins Eurovision, UK comes second

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