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News Headlines May 19, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Returning Ministers: Buhari to Determine Sylva, Ngige, Tallen’s Fate, Says…
•Declares FG has no plan to ban Facebook •FEC okays N169.7bn private sector investments
The 23 APC Members Seeking to Replace Buhari
FG Declines Consent to Seplat, Mobil Oil Producing Assets Acquisition Deal
Buhari to Determine Fate of Malami, 3 Other Returning Ministers, Says Mohammed
Breaking: You can’t Get Bail Now, Court Tells IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu
As Nigeria Struggles with Growing Commodity Prices, UK’s Inflation Hits 40-year…
Osinbajo Laments Unprecedented Leakages in Tax System
FG Suspends Accountant-General, Idris, over Alleged Diversion of N80bn
A’Court Inaugurates Committee for Electoral Judicial Manual
Obaseki: Nigeria’s Future Bleak with Oil-dependent Economy
Pantami: A Continental Change Icon
With $32bn Valuation, FTX Pushes for Regulatory Framework in Crypto Market
Sanwo-Olu, Others Call for Increase in Investment to Bridge Nigeria’s $11trn…
FG Urged to Create Basic Data Infrastructure to Attract Foreign Investments
OPPO Launches Reno7 Series with Portrait Photography Features
Tackling the Menace of Domestic Violence
Jombo: Why I Want to Represent Arochukwu/Ohafia in House of Reps
Moghalu: With 25 Presidential Aspirants, Neutrality of Party Leadership Will Save…
APC Presidential Primary Now May 29, Says Morka
DIVIDENDS OF A (PSEUDO) DEMOCRACY
FERTILITY PRESERVATION PART 1
Ensuring Universal Health Coverage in Gombe
BATN’s Quest to Reduce Carbon Footprints, Contribute to Economic Diversification
CAPPA Launches #Smokefree Nollywood Skit Challenge
Where Life is Two for One Kobo!
EDITORIAL: THE BANE OF DEFORESTATION
Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club Primary Schools Swimming to Hold May 21
GOtv Boxing Night Returns to Ibadan on June 4
Nigeria Battles Ghana, Eight Others for ITTF WC Slots
Premier League Plans Real Trophy Presentation at Etihad, Replica in Anfield
Alaba Returns to Madrid Training Ahead of UCL Final
Okpekpe International 10km Road Race Gets MTN Boost
Sanwo-Olu, Others Call for Increase in Investment to Bridge Nigeria’s $11trn Infrastructure Gap
FG Urged to Create Basic Data Infrastructure to Attract Foreign Investments
Tackling the Menace of Domestic Violence
VFD Group Rewards Shareholders with N10.78 Dividend, Grows Interest Income…
FCT Chief Judge Tasks Police, Others on Effective Justice Delivery
Makinde, Kwara Gov Flag Off 76.6km Ogbomoso-Iseyin Road
Poverty Responsible for Child Labour in Africa, Says Ngige
Abia APC Litigants Get Pardon, Party Survives Attempt to Remove Exco
FCT Chief Judge Tasks Police, Others on Effective Justice Delivery
Makinde, Kwara Gov Flag Off 76.6km Ogbomoso-Iseyin Road
Poverty Responsible for Child Labour in Africa, Says Ngige
Abia APC Litigants Get Pardon, Party Survives Attempt to Remove Exco
#EndMalariaInNigeria Commends Pastor E.A Adeboye for Speaking Up in Support of…
Climate Change Biggest Health Challenge to Humanity, Says Minister
NowNow Introduces Nigeria’s First fully Integrated NFC Wallet
Adegbiji: Data Centre Investment Will Grow Nigeria’s Economy
Airtel Premieres ‘Touching Lives Season 6’
Multichoice, Africa Magic Deepens Market Bonding with 2022 Edition of AMVCAs
Fintech Company, Callphone Limited Gets CBN’s PSS Licence
Seplat’s Shareholders Approve $0.10 Dividend,Orjiako Retires as Chairman
Access Bank Emerges Best Performing Stock, Awosika Chairman of the Year
Autochek Acquires Morocco’s KIFAL Auto to drive North Africa Expansion
inq. Digital Nigeria Champions Campaign for More Girls in ICT
LWM Introduces New Swallow Option, Poundo Potato to Market
Pan African Digital Initiative Conference to Tackle Security Threat
Experts: Land Use Act, FX Volatility Poses Threat to Nigeria’s $363bn Housing Sector Financing Gap
FCT to Partner Oak Homes to Tackle Housing Challenge
Gokada Opens Investment Opportunities for Logistics, Private Business
IMG Grows Profit by 27%, to Offer Bonus Shares
Globacom Urges Female Students to Embrace STEM Education
Winner Emerges in DAAYTA Talent Award, Gets N12m Grant Prize

The Nation

Olawepo-Hashim advocates govt of national unity
Customs Strike Force rakes in N8b in two months
Nigeria, others need $106b finance for agric
Ngige: growing poverty responsible for child labour
NPC launches 2023 census situation room
Lockdown in Southeast states over Nnamdi Kanu
Why APC changed dates for governorship, other primaries
N47b probe: EFCC detains ex-NDDC MD Ekere
NEITI moves to recover N2.76b debts
VCs sign MoU with UK varsities
Igbokwe will reposition Abia, says Arthur Eze
Nigerian develops app to help police, others tackle criminals
Team Nigeria off to Morocco for African Championships
ITTF Western Region Championships begins today in Lagos
MTN boosts Okpekpe International Road Race
FLYING EAGLES: U-20 AFCON ticket thrills Bosso
Stakeholders laud Tulcan Energy Resources on NWFL Super Six
Confederation Cup : Willy Okpara, Ndah storm Uyo with Pirates
Udom: I’ll foster good governance
Price of diesel rises by 175.92% in one year
NEITI moves to recover N2.76b debts
VCs sign MoU with UK varsities
Igbokwe will reposition Abia, says Arthur Eze
Nigerian develops app to help police, others tackle criminals
Ini Edo campaigns against violence
Lagos begins crackdown on Okada June 1
Gunmen kill four, set building ablaze in Ebonyi
Police arrest suspected abductors of Greenfield students
Two die in Abuja market fire
MC Oluomo alerts police over violence threat
AK47, vehicles recovered from arrested bandit in Kaduna
ICPC arraigns professor for alleged $40,000 bribe
FCT to partner Oak Homes
BHM Group leads PR industry to SABRE EMEA Awards
IMG grows net profit by 27% to N372m
Heifer votes $3.5m for tractors
MTN boosts Okpekpe
Stakeholders laud Tulcan Energy Resources on NWFL Super Six
Confederation Cup : Willy Okpara, Ndah storm Uyo with Pirates

The Punch

Kano APC: Power tussle rests as Shekarau defects to NNPP
US announces $215m food assistance to Nigeria, Algeria, others
Protest: Soldiers, students clash in Osun
How my mum’s boyfriend defiled me – Six-year-old
Anambra, police warn against violence as court denies Kanu bail
Governorship primary: Tough battles in Oyo, Sokoto, Rivers’ APC as 44,045 delegates elect candidates
Hausa community seeks reversal of Okada ban, promises Sanwo-Olu massive votes
N80bn fraud: EFCC uncovers 17 properties linked to accountant-general
How my mum’s boyfriend defiled me – Six-year-old
Five-year-old pupil drowns during swimming lesson in Lagos
Launderer on trial for killing friend during fight
Shops razed, vehicles destroyed as Okada riders, Abuja traders clash
JET-A1, others may push flight above N100,000 – Domestic airlines
Imported vehicles: Customs to redeploy controversial e-valuation policy Friday
World Bank to fund $30bn projects in Nigeria, others
NGOs laud removal of non-profits from money laundering, terrorism Acts
Vote me based on what I’ve done, says Amaechi
Osun PDP: Court affirms Adeleke’s candidature, Babayemi to review judgment
APC youths propose dialogue with Tinubu, Osinbajo, others
Frankfurt beat Aribo’s Rangers on penalties to win Europa League
ASUU strike: OAU students resist soldiers at protest
Obi Cubana raises the alarm over Twitter imposters
I’m having rough times at Oxford University, Cuppy cries out

Leadership

16 Days To INEC Deadline: APC, PDP In Game Of Hide-and-seek Over Primaries
Osinbajo Stresses Need To Designate Gas As Transition Fuel
Police Kill 6 Bandits, Arrest Kidnappers, Killers Of Greenfield, Bethel Students
Federal Govt Approves N169bn Private Sector Investments In Roads
Abuja Timber Market Burnt Over Woman’s Death
‘Fidelity Bank’s Support To SMEs Yielding Results’
Deborah: Yet Another Flame
Together In Peace
JUST-IN: EFCC Arrests Ex-NDDC MD Over Alleged N47bn Fraud
NDDC: Group Urges Buhari, APC, To End ‘Ongoing Illegality’, Inaugurate Board
No Plan To Suspend Facebook In Nigeria – Federal Govt
CUPP Alleges Plot To Use Fake List For Imo PDP Primaries
Buhari To Decide Returning Ministers’ Fate – Federal Govt
Lagos Taskforce Nabs 10 Okada Riders Over Lekki Killing
BREAKING: Finance Minister Suspends Accountant-general Over Alleged N80bn Fraud
Alleged N80bn Fraud: Federal Govt Suspends Accountant-General
2023 Presidency: Hayatu-Deen Tours South-West, Seeks Support
Groups Allege Plot To Subvert Zamfara APC Primaries
2023: Presidential Primary Not Shifted – APC
‘Fidelity Bank’s Support To SMEs Yielding Results’
JUST-IN: EFCC Arrests Ex-NDDC MD Over Alleged N47bn Fraud
Alleged N80bn Fraud: Federal Govt Suspends Accountant-General
Oil & Gas: Stakeholders Advocate Home-grown Tech Solution
Dangote Cement Grosses N413.2bn Revenue In Q1
Bearish Trend Continues As Investors Lose N101bn
NPA To Revoke Licenses Of Substandard Barge Operators
Jumia Shares Surge On Rumours Of Zinox Acquisition
NAC Levy Slows Vehicle Importation Into Lagos Seaport – Clearing Agents
EDITORIAL: Together In Peace
Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee

The Sun

2023: A’Court adopts measures to fasttrack electoral disputes
Withdrawal from elections: Buhari to decide Malami, Sylva, Ngige, others’ fate
FG suspends AGF over alleged N80bn graft
Abia primary: INEC confirms no PDP 3-man ad hoc ward congresses
NANS begs Atiku, Tinubu, other presidential aspirants to raise money for ASUU demands
Sanwo-Olu bans Okada in 6 LGs, 9 LCDAs
Kano explosion: Buhari, Kalu condole with families of victims, urge investigation
Kanu loses bail bid as FG withdraws newly amended charges
Many feared dead as traders, okada riders clash in Abuja
FG suspends AGF over alleged N80bn graft
Women groups get 700 signatures to force N’Assembly to re-present gender bills
Party Primaries: Aspirants’ desperate move and the consensus option
2023: Opponents of power shift hypocritical –Gbazueagu
Why I dumped APC for NNPP –Shekarau
Atiku wants PDP presidential aspirants to work for party’s success
Emmanuel visits Gombe, Bayelsa, pledges good governance, economic revival
Why we opted out of global tax rule –Osinbajo
Kebbi Customs intercepts 800 bags of white sorghum worth’s N6.2m
SuperYogo shares goodness with Muslim Faithful during Eid el-Fitr
NGX investors lose N200bn as midcap stocks’ value dip
Customs intercepts Cannabis Sativa, Codeine, Tramadol, others worth N6.6bn
Sierra Leone invites ex-England international, others for Nigeria clash
Sports Minister congratulates Flying Eagles for sealing U20 AFCON spot
Balogun’s hopes to extend Ibrox stay
Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2022 Phase 1 draws near
Finidi: I didn’t expect Super Eagles job
Okpekpe 10km road race gets MTN boost
Wife, children, friends to celebrate Ogbeide’s anniversary
Women Football Stakeholders applaud Tulcan Energy Resources for Super Six sponsorship
Kienka faults Nigeria’s basketball withdrawal
44TH CBN Tennis Championship: Gabriel dares Henry Atseye in Q/final ticket
All set for Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club primary school swimming meet
Osimhen idolises Diego Maradona
South Africa Tourism: We can see clearly now
Deborah as symbol of retrogression
Jonathan, Emefiele: Two of a strange species
Deborah Samuel and the college idea
El-Rufai’s campaign for power shift to South
INEC and 2023 elections: How really prepared?
Why we opted out of global tax rule –Osinbajo
Kebbi Customs intercepts 800 bags of white sorghum worth’s N6.2m
SuperYogo shares goodness with Muslim Faithful during Eid el-Fitr
Royal rumble in Osun
2023: Ikorodu youths set agenda for politicians
2023: APC should zone power to Southwest –Idimogu
Proprietor of Ajoke Group of Schools’ daughter holds Nikkah
Stakeholders call for urgent policy action on sustainable green growth
South Africa Tourism: We can see clearly now
Bad Boy Timz begins campus tour, visits alma maters
Stakeholders call for urgent policy action on sustainable green growth
South Africa Tourism: We can see clearly now
From chibok girls to deborah samuel: any lessons learnt?
2023: APC treads the path to doom with Northern agenda
Bridging the gender gap in earnings
Royal rumble in Osun
2023: Ikorodu youths set agenda for politicians
2023 Presidency: Udom Emmanuel will create a Nigeria for all, a healthy economy
NGX investors lose N200bn as midcap stocks’ value dip
Nigeria, Czech Republic flag off $16.2m bilateral co-funding R&D project on Delta-2 Progrmme
Oak Homes debuts in Abuja
ABP loan: CBN to clampdown on defaulting farmers
Access Bank emerges Best Performing Stock, Awosika Best Chairman of the Year

Daily Trust

Shekarau: How Ganduje Begged Me To Help APC
AUN Gets NUC Approval For Data Science, Others
How Oko Fed Poly Initiated ICT Certificates For Promotion, Posting
British Council Partners NUC To Boost Transnational Education
Glo Encourages Female Students On ICT
Lagos Customs Makes N6.6bn Seizures In 2 Months
MESL Gets 3 Certifications For Kainji, Jebba Hydropower
Consumers Urged To Prioritise Dairy Consumption
‘Female Farmers Get Less Than 23% Of Loans, Poor Insurance’
Entrepreneurs Urged To Leverage On US-Nigeria $10.4bn Trade
How Parents Can Arrest Drug Use Among Their Children
Executive Order 11: Need For Maintenance Commission
EDITORIAL: End Crisis In Aviation Sector
Sexual Harassment Is Not Normal
The Growing Kwankwaso’s Political Challenge In Kano
To Save Our Planet We Have To Speak Loudly, Act Boldly At COP-27
Niger North: Intrigues As Gov Bello, Sen Sabi Lock Horns
No IDP Will Be Disenfranchised In 2023 Elections – INEC
Kano’s Political Equation Changes As Shekarau Joins Kwankwaso In NNPP
Zamfara PDP Suspends Chairman Over Anti-Party Activities
APC Reschedules Presidential Primaries, Others
Amaechi To Kano Delegates: I’m More Experienced Than Tinubu, Osinbajo
Niger North Senate Seat Pits Sabi Against Gov Bello
87 APC Aspirants Eye 26 Osun Assembly Seats
Osun 2022: Court Affirms Adeleke As PDP Candidate
Reject Abia Delegate List, PDP Gov’ship Aspirants Tell NWC
Convention: Osinbajo Promises Niger Delegates Free Hotel, Feeding
Ending HIV: Reaching Children Left Behind In Prevention Services
Shekarau: How Ganduje Begged Me To Help APC
Bandits Release Abducted Lecturer, Hold On To Daughter
JUST IN: ‘Abba Gida-Gida’ Emerges NNPP Governorship Candidate In Kano
APC Presidential Candidate Should Commit To Gov’t Of National Unity – Olawepo-Hashim
2023 Presidency: Consider Your Children’s Future, Obi Tells PDP Delegates
TETFund Helping Tertiary Institutions To Produce Global Graduates – Echono
Atiku: There’ll Be No Hiding Place For Bandits If I’m Elected President
IPOB: No Plan To Ban Facebook – Lai Mohammed Al
Oil & Gas: African Stakeholders Call For Home-Grown Technology Solution
2023 Election: APC Supporters Root For Direct Primaries In Sokoto
APC Reschedules Presidential Primaries, Others
Resignation: Buhari To Decide Malami, Ngige, Tallen’s Fate – Lai Mohammed
FEC Approves N3.49bn For Aviation Ministry’s Building
2023: Come Out Clean On Your Senatorial Bid, Group Tells Umahi
2023: Atiku, Wike Not Favoured By God To Win PDP Presidential Ticket – Prophet
Accountant General Suspended Indefinitely Over Alleged N80bn Fraud
Teenager Defiles 6-Year-Old Girl In Kwara
Bandits Release Abducted Lecturer, Hold On To Daughter
Glo Encourages Female Students On ICT
Lagos Customs Makes N6.6bn Seizures In 2 Months
NEPC Sensitises 150 Exporters On Warehousing
FG Blames Poor Revenue On Corruption, Leakages
MESL Gets 3 Certifications For Kainji, Jebba Hydropower
Niger North: Intrigues As Gov Bello, Sen Sabi Lock Horns
Nigeria Beat Cote D’Ivoire, Qualify For 2023 Africa U20 Cup Of Nations

Vanguard

2023: APC shifts presidential, guber, NASS primaries
Taxation: Corruption remains biggest problem ― Osinbajo
Cold memories
Warri Port: NPA partners NNPC to relay pipeline obstructing channel
Seplat shareholders endorse stepping down of Orjiako from Board
Naira dips by 0.18%, exchanges at 419.25 to dollar
Quality educational system, labour force attracts investment – Chukwu
Ngige links child labour to growing poverty in Africa
2023 Presidency: Buratai’s Group, Fusion 774, declares Support for Rotimi Amaechi
Primaries: Remember your children while voting, Obi tells Lagos PDP delegates
Kano explosion: How we narrowly escaped death – Survivors
ASUU strike: We’ve elected leaders who don’t value education – Prof Imumolen
Govt must create level playing field to attract investment — Peterside
Kano explosion: Buhari directs treatment for injured persons
2023: ON A RESCUE MISSION
2023: Men ‘ve failed us; I’ll deploy women, youths to fix Nigeria in 6months, says Uju Ohanenye
2023: Cede presidency to South-East, or it remains in North — Igbo in Diaspora
Mysterious fire destroy shops, goods in Akwa Ibom market
Sit-at-home: Economic activities shut down in Imo
Dei-Dei Riot: FCT Police restores normalcy
Again, NERC moves to adjust electricity tariff as poor supply persists
Kwara on path of good, steady recovery under AbdulRazaq – Tinubu
Ibadan Poly: Best graduating student dies, partner in coma after marathon s3x
APGA factional chairmen at war over Supreme Court ruling
Breaking: Police arrest kidnappers of Greenfield University, Bethel Baptist students
Resignation: Only Buhari can decide ministers’ fate — Lai Mohammed
CUPP spokesman alleges fresh plot to use fake list for Imo primaries
Unknown armed arsonists set Nnewi South LGA Secretariat, police station ablaze
APC primaries: Borno holds delegates congresses; Zulum, national committee, INEC attend launch
Delta North Monarchs meet, endorse Ned Nwoko for Senate 2023
IMF reviews lending Policies
2023: Amaechi woos APC Delegates in Abuja
NDDC: Group urges Buhari, APC, to end ongoing illegality, inaugurate board
IPOB: We’ve no plan to ban Facebook – FG
I won’t listen to gossips, new NYSC Director-General, Gen. Fadah tells staff
2023: Adopt Jonathan as APC consensus candidate, group begs Buhari
APGA has no factions, says National Chairman, Victor Oye
Osun 2022: Court validates Adeleke’s PDP candidature
My wife, children beat me, man tells court; he doesn’t make me happy, wife replies
Updated: Death toll rises to 4 as gunmen kill Ebonyi Council boss’ elder brother, others
How hospital rejected my cleaner who was stabbed on her way to work ―Kate Henshaw
Pedantic approach to medical education in Nigeria: A relief at last
Despite economic recession, there’s boom in real estate industry — Eno Ehiemere, Bargate Homes

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