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News Headlines May 17, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

EFCC Confirms Arrest of Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris
Breaking: EFCC Arrests Accountant General of the Federation.
Northern Governors, Gumi Condemn Murder of Deborah, Appeal for Calm
Adesina Meets Mamman Daura, Intensifies Lobby of Buhari’s Circle
FG: TotalEnergies Has Invested Almost $30bn in Nigeria within Eight Years
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Fayemi Presents C of O to 237 Property Owners in Ekiti
Buhari, Northern Leaders Have Failed Nigerians, Says Bauchi Gov
Conflicting Judgments: Judiciary Watchdog Faults NJC’s New Policy
Ebonyi APC Denies Mandating Aspirant to Pay Extra N400, 000
Lagos APC Moves to Smuggle Aspirant into Race for Senate
Real Estate Unite Summit to Focus on Climate Tech, Sustainability
FG Appeals for Patience as it Rehabilitates EKo, Apongbon Bridges
LIFEPAGE, Stakeholders Brainstorm on Investing in Real Estate
REA Plans 10,000 Mini-grids for Nigeria’s Rural Farmers
Mandilas Tasks Stakeholders on Sustainable Cold Chain Industry
Moughalu: APM Terminals Apapa Upholds Inclusion, Equity, Diversity
Stemming Rinsing Food Prices
NCDMB to Host Summit on Midstream/Downstream Operations
Nigeria’s Rigs Count Remains Stunted as Oil Sector Investments Wane
Professor Mark Nwagwu: For the Love of Science, Literary Works
Goldmine Season For Lawyers
EDITORIAL: OF SENATE AND RANSOM PAYMENT
Mauritius Win Appeal against Sao Tomé and Príncipe, Now to Play Nigeria
Real Madrid Confident Mbappe Will Announce Switch Soon
Okpekpe 10km Road Race is Next Stop on World Athletics’ Calendar
44th CBN Senior Tennis Serves off in Abuja
Bayelsa Queens Beat Rivers Angels in Opener in Benin City
Oshoala Makes African History in Spain, Wins Golden Boot
Citizen Deborah: When Extremists Take the State Hostage
REA Plans 10,000 Mini-grids for Nigeria’s Rural Farmers
Mandilas Tasks Stakeholders on Sustainable Cold Chain Industry
Moughalu: APM Terminals Apapa Upholds Inclusion, Equity, Diversity
Stemming Rising Food Prices
NCDMB to Host Summit on Midstream/Downstream Operations
Nigeria’s Rigs Count Remains Stunted as Oil Sector Investments Wane
Arsenal’s Top Four Dream Dealt a Big Blow at Newcastle
Lalong Charges NMGS to Grow Nation’s Economy, Reposition Mining Sector
Fuel Scarcity: NMDPRA Acknowledges Debts to Oil Marketers as Petrol Shortage Continues
G7: FAO Puts Forward Proposals to Address Current, Future Food Shortages
Manufacturing Sector’s Marginal Decline in Q1, ’22
Report: Renewables Set to Break New Records Despite Headwinds in 2022
Abbey Mortgage Marks 30th Anniversary, Repositions for Better Services
Standard Chartered Acts as Sole Arranger of $50m Step-up for Access Bank
Sahara Group’s Subsidiary Targets 30% Aviation Fuel Market Share
Rainoil Boss Urges FG to Stop Petrol Subsidy
Operator Seeks Incentives for Indigenous Companies to Boost Gas Production
70% of Lubricants Consumed in Nigeria Substandard, Says Ikokwu
Vetiva Funds Manager Pays Dividend to ETF Holders
Report: Phillipines, Nigeria Top Remittance Recipients Globally

The Punch

NBA has failed to protect rule of law, says Wike
Blasphemy: Deborah’s killing un-Islamic, says Muslim lawyer
Blasphemy: More knocks as court remands two suspects
Unions raise the alarm over plot to take over Arik, Aero
Dollar hits N600 at parallel market, forex supply shrinks
FG extends money laundering law to casinos, others, bans shell accounts
ASUU: Ex-minister faults state varsities, protests rock South-West, Edo
Ekiti woman bags 12-year jail term for defrauding Deeper Life church
Blasphemy: Nasarawa gov condemns killing, begs CAN not to join May 22 protest
Enugu disco office set ablaze in Anambra
Inflation hits 16.82%, exceeds IMF’s 2022 projection
FG extends money laundering law to casinos, others, bans shell accounts
Tax waivers account for huge revenue loss, says FG
Saraki unveils plan to tackle Nigeria’s challenges
I’ll fulfil my promises, presidential aspirant Hayatu-Deen woos PDP delegates
2023: I’ll support whoever emerges PDP candidate, says Bauchi gov
Bode George urges PDP to move presidential primary to Lagos
EPL: Newcastle dent Arsenal’s Champions League hopes, win 2-0
Full list: Super Falcons invite Oparanozie, Oshoala, 30 others to AFCON camp
Blasphemy: Sokoto court remands suspected killers of Deborah Samuel
AFCON 2023: Mauritius win appeal against Sao Tomé, to play Nigeria
Actor Leo Mezie dies after kidney transplant
Singer Sina Rambo, wife welcome baby girl
VIDEO: Burna Boy performs at Billboard Music Awards
Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker marry in California court

Leadership

Abuja-Kaduna Train Services To Resume May 23
EFCC Arrests Accountant-General Of The Federation Over Alleged N80bn Fraud
Osun Not For Sale, Oyetola Campaign Council Replies Adeleke, PDP
2023: INEC, IPAC, Seek Inclusion, Bridging Of Gender Gaps
JUST-IN: Nollywood Actor, Leo Mezie, Is Dead
Deborah: Nasarawa Gov Appeals To CAN To Shelve Planned Protest
Professor Leads 33 Lawyers To Defend Suspected Killers Of Sokoto College Student In Court
2023: Ebonyi APC Chair Denies Extorting N400,000 From Aspirants
Equity Key To Choosing Presidential Candidate, Northern APC Youths Tells Party
Stock Market Bargain Hunting To Persist This Week
Alleged Blasphemy: Sokoto Govt Relaxes Curfew
Alleged Blasphemy: Bakare Condemns Deborah’s Murder In Sokoto
JUST-IN: Hoodlums Burn Down LG Secretariat, Magistrate Court In Anambra
Lado Denies Ganduje’s Involvement In His Kano Central Senatorial Bid
Bala Mohammed Lobbies S’East PDP Delegates
NNPP’s Re-launch Heralds New Dawn For Nigerians – Alkali
Section 8(1) Of CAMA, 2020 And The Legal Implications
2023: Ebonyi APC Chair Denies Extorting N400,000 From Aspirants
Equity Key To Choosing Presidential Candidate, Northern APC Youths Tells Party
Bala Mohammed Lobbies S’East PDP Delegates
NNPP’s Re-launch Heralds New Dawn For Nigerians – Alkali
Why I Deserve To Be PDP Consensus Candidate – Gov Emmanuel
2023 Elections: INEC Chairman, CCB Dragged To Court Over Asset Declaration

The Sun

ASUU strike: Chaos as angry students shut highways
Sylva, Tallen withdraw presidential bid, NSPM MD resigns
We can’t afford mistakes again, Saraki tells Kebbi delegates
Editors restate commitment to defence of democracy, press freedom
Aviation fuel scarcity: Passengers should expect more flight delays, cancellations –AON
Umeh to PDP: You’re finished without South East candidate
2023 presidency: Anambra PDP delegates adopt Obi as preferred choice
…Arraign 2 suspects in Sokoto over student’s killing
UTME: Parents express worry over admissions backlog
Strike disrupts activities in polytechnics
Nasarawa gov calls for security meeting to tame backlash
PDP may lose 2023 election if… – George
Atiku remains my boss – Obi
2023: Enugu indigenes in Scotland task Ugwuanyi on credible PDP flag bearer
Hybrid maize seed, panacea to closing Nigeria’s demand-supply gap
Dangote Cement emerges Best Performing Stock –NGX
Tax waivers robbing Nigeria of huge revenue –FG
TUC re-elects Ekundayo, Aladetan as Chairman, Secretary
Aviation fuel scarcity: Passengers should expect more flight delays, cancellations –AON
Sports Ministry to begin zonal sec. schl Basketball competition June
World Athletics: Okpekpe 10km road race next stop in our calendar
Basketball coach hails FG decision on NBBF
World No. 1 to storm Lagos for ITTF Africa Cup
Grange School retains Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club Inter Schl swimming meet
Leo Mezie dies after long battle with kidney failure
Hurdles facing APC, PDP in 2023 general election
Night I was lunatic’s chief detail
2023: Imo North on the move again
Tax waivers robbing Nigeria of huge revenue –FG
Tension as IPOB attempts to enforce sit at home order in Asaba
Bende Magistrate’s Court: Dispensing justice from pigsty
Nigerian Army celebrates retired officers
Agony of survivors of farmers-herders’ crisis in North Central
One in 3 women suffer domestic violence in their lifetime –WHO
PSC approves promotion of 2 DIGs, Magu, 6 others to AIGs, 17 CPs, others
‘Don’t vilify Tambuwal over Deborah’s killing’
Electoral Act: S’Court begins hearing on Buhari, Malami’s suit May 19
Rivers NUJ condemns police assault on journalists
Kano APC crisis: I’ll never step down for Shekarau –Mohammed
Editors restate commitment to defence of democracy, press freedom

Daily Trust

EFCC Arrests Accountant General Of The Federation Over ‘N80bn Fraud’
Q1 Performance: Consider Store Of Value – Coronation Research
Expert Urges Lagos To Deploy Tech To Enhance Water Transportation
Access Corporation To Unlock Opportunities For Intra-Africa Trade – Wigwe
Don’t Allow Aero, Arik To Die, Unions Beg AMCON
Four Seaports To Undergo Major Rehabilitation
Abuja-Kaduna Train Service To Return Monday – NRC
Dangote Cement Best Performing Stock
ASUU Strike: Travellers Stranded As Students Block Sagamu-Benin Expressway
Bread, Gas Push Nigeria’s Inflation To Eight-Month High
Vigilantes Nab 2 Bandits In Abuja After Raid On Niger Forest
AshakaCem Connects Badabdi Village To Nat’l Grid
Emir Of Suleja Reaffirms Support For Healthcare Delivery
Patronise Made In Nigeria Products To Create Jobs –NOA
Police Arrest Another ‘Robber’ On His Way To Operate
Court Remands Man For Defiling Minor
Court Acquits Man Accused Of Defiling 10-Year-Old Stepdaughter
Niger Chief Under Attack, Barred From Prayers
Kano Baron Arrested With 1,000 Sachets Of Tramadol
Why N/Assembly Should Approve Mayoral Status For FCT – Rep Jiba
Court Remands Islamic Teacher For Camping Married Student For Weeks
Teenage Girl Sues Dad Over Refusal To Give Marriage Consent
How I Killed 3 People To Become 2i/C Of Eiye Confraternity – Kwara Cultist
Lamentations As FCTA Demolishes Area 11 Mini Market
Woman Begs Court To Retrieve Wedding Gifts From Ex-Hubby
Prison Official Kills Trader Over Cigarette In Kano
In Times Like This – Bukola Saraki To The Rescue
If Jonathan Contests
Letter To Nigerian Youths
EDITORIAL: ASUU And Honouring Agreements
Politics Without Agenda
Domestic Violence: What We Fail To Know
Catholic Committees To Party Delegates: Shun Religion, Choose Competency
Britain, IPOB And Terrorism
Matawalle, Yari, Marafa, Yarima Hold Rally In Zamfara
Amaechi Officially Resigns As Transportation Minister
Journalists Attacked As Atiku Meets PDP Delegates In Plateau
APC Will Walk Tight Rope Fielding Adesina, Group Warns
Accept Aspirants’ Money, Vote Wisely – Peter Obi
Petroleum Minister, Sylva Withdraws Presidential Bid
Taraba APC To Amaechi: You Have 90% Of Our Votes
I’m Glad PDP Left Presidential Contest Open – Udom
I’m Not Aligning With Tinubu, Others – Amosun
Primaries: INEC Cautions Parties Against Exceeding Deadline
Ganduje Reconciles With Barau, Shelves Senatorial Bid
What I’ll Do With Masari’s Legacies If Elected Katsina Governor – Ex-MINT Boss
Tinubu Deserves To Be Next President – Emir Of Ilorin
4 Presidential, 30 Governorship Aspirants Pick PRP Forms
Petrol Scarcity: FG, Marketers Trade Blames Over Transport Claims
Taskforce Raids Lagos Highway Over Engineer’s Murder, Nabs 10, Seizes 123 Motorcycles
UNIOSUN Excels At NUC Accreditation Exercise, Retains Operational Status For 25 Programmes
NUJ Warri Correspondents Chapel Boycotts Delta Govt Activities
Orji Kalu: Kwankwaso Will Emerge President Easily If APC Zones Ticket To South
EFCC Arrests Accountant General Of The Federation Over ‘N80bn Fraud’
FG Cancels Early Morning, Night Operations As Abuja-Kaduna Train Service Returns
FG Cancels Early Morning, Night Operations As Abuja-Kaduna Train Service Returns
Police Foil Attack On Imo Palace, Gun Down IPOB Militants
Police Service Commission Finally Promotes Magu
Petroleum Minister, Sylva, Withdraws Presidential Bid
Gunmen Enforcing IPOB’s ‘Sit-At-Home’ Order Shot Dead In Anambra
Kidnappers Gun Down 6 Kano Residents, Abduct Village Head
AshakaCem Connects Badabdi Village To Nat’l Grid
Emir Of Suleja Reaffirms Support For Healthcare Delivery
Barcelona: Oshoala Becomes First African Woman To Win Golden Boot In Spain

Vanguard

We need system that puts workers’ interest on front burner — Labour
2023: Stampede, equipment damaged, as Atiku chases journalists from Plateau PDP secretariat
Address insecurity, poverty, ethno-religious violence, Arewa group tells Northern leaders
EFCC arrests Accountant-General of Federation over alleged N80bn fraud
2023: Only young people can move Nigeria forward — SDP female presidential aspirant, Okunnu-Lamidi
Akeju, music executive to produce anti-discrimination song for ARDN Red Card Campaign
We need system that puts workers’ interest on front burner — Labour
Ondo SDP disowns another state congress, says conveners lack constitutional authority
Education sector crisis: A future that is ruined
Troops kill 4 gunmen, recover weapons in Imo – Army
Deborah’s message to Nigeria
Ondo varsity students in joint protest over prolonged ASUU strike
Obi to PDP delegates: Vote for your children’s future, not money
Kukah, Adeyanju commend Gov Tambuwal over protection of Christians in Sokoto
APC: Former Edo council V/C requests automatic ticket for state assembly
Water Resources Ministry charges staff on value addition to service delivery
What I will do differently as Akoko-Edo representative in NASS – Bankole-Balogun
Uniosun not joining ASUU strike — Management
Linda Ikeji appears in NBM N1billion libel lawsuit
Deborah: Promote religious tolerance, unite against extremism, Sen Dickson tells Nigerians
Enugu 2023: Plans to frame up, arrest Ekweremadu’s supporters uncovered, says Campaign DG
Fuel scarcity looms in Ondo, Ekiti over petrol tanker drivers leadership crisis
Editors reaffirm commitment to defence of Democracy, Press Freedom
2023: I’ll drop Ahmed Lawan if APC presents candidate of Igbo extraction, says Orji Kalu
Soludo orders immediate release of abducted lawmaker, aide
NUJ Warri Correspondents Chapel boycotts Delta Government activities
Amaechi officially resigns as transportation minister
Newcastle vs Arsenal: Gunners Champions League hopes all but gone after 2-0 loss
FG to resume Abuja-Kaduna train service May 23
DSS nabs ‘k!ller’, notorious land grabber in Ogun
Just In: EFCC detains Nigeria’s Accountant General over alleged N80b fraud
South East Security: How troops liquidate 4 suspected IPOB/ESN members in fierce encounter in Imo
David’s murder: Sanwo-Olu sues for calm, promises justice
Aviation unions urge NASS, minister to avert imminent collapse of Arik, Aero
Tension as IPOB moves to enforce sit-at-home order in Asaba
2023: Peter Obi in Kaduna, begs delegates for opportunity to reposition Nigeria
How Buhari sacked ministers who failed to resign ― Falana
2023: PDP will end APC inflicted socio-economic woes – Ortom
Troops kill 4 gunmen, recover weapons in Imo – Army
Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, is dead
AMVCA: Why many Nigerians failed WAEC, Jamb multiple times ― BBNaija’s Ifuennada
AMVCA: ‘Organisers should create categories for Asaba, Enugu actors’
AFCON 2023: Mauritius win appeal against Sao Tomé and Príncipe, to play Nigeria
CAF CC Final: Olisa Ndah on parade as Orlando Pirates confront RS Berkane in Uyo
NWFL Premiership Super 6 Opener: Bayelsa Queens beat defending champions Rivers Angels
10 top players changing clubs ahead of next season
Education sector crisis: A future that is ruined
We love Buhari, but he shouldn’t stay a second longer
How Igbo’ll get 2023 Presidency — Leaders
EDITORIAL
Terrorism still a growing threat in Nigeria

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