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News Headlines May 20, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


DHQ: Troops Vanquish 42 Terrorists, Arrest 20 Others in North-east
Imo PDP Primary: INEC Voids Ad Hoc National List, Approves Statutory…
I’ll Drive the Process of Nigeria’s Restructuring, Says Saraki
Delta Blames IPOB Menace on FG’s Poor Handling of Nnamdi Kanu’s Case
Udom Emmanuel: I Have Come to Rescue Nigeria
FG Urges Traditional, Religious Leaders to Reduce 10.2m Out-of-School Children
US Ranked World’s Most Secretive Financial Jurisdiction for Illegal Money
Alleged Failure in Protecting Judiciary: NBA Replies Wike, Says Remark Inconsiderate,…
NCAA Cautions Pilots, Operators over Hazardous Weather
Emirates Embarks on Intensive Search of Cabin Crew
Experts Move to Adopt New Strategies to Boost Post-COVID-19 Air Transport..
FAO: 18M Nigerians Projected to be Food Insecure Between June and…
Poor Scheduling as Bane of Nigerian Airlines
Digitalising Port Operations for Increased Efficiency, Revenue Generation
Wike, Tambuwal Meet Oyo PDP Delegates, Pledge to Address Nation’s Challenges
Why INEC Shouldn’t Stampede Parties on Primaries
OPC Demands Justice for Deborah Samuel
At NIBF 2022, Stakeholders Call for Govt Support for Book Industry, Fight against Piracy
At New Rele Gallery, Contemporary Artists Converge for ‘Subtle Textures’
Hangout With Tee Champions Women for Greatness, Fun
Lucky Igbokwe: Charged to Clean up Abia
Women are Catalysts For Citizen Development and Corporate Prosperity In Nigeria, Says PMI
Light Over Darkness on the Road to 2023
Avianna & Harvey Announces Signing John Mikel Obi
MaryLove, Oyinlomo in CBN Tennis S’final Face-off
Flying Eagles, Benin Squirrels in Regional Supremacy Battle
Great Escape for Everton After Comeback Win Against Cry’ Palace
Bayelsa’s Gift Painting Benin City Blue with Goals
Osimhen Doubtful for Napoli’s Serie A Last Game, Misses Training
Naira Weakens to N600/$ at Parallel Market as Politicians Mop Up…
SPDC Inaugurates Oloibiri Health Centre, to Commemorate Oil Discovery in Bayelsa
Ekiti Guber: Bagudu, Akeredolu, Omo-Agege Lead 62-member Governorship Campaign Council
May 20, 2022 2:16 am
Berger Paints’ Shareholders Approve Dividend, Applaud Management
Shareholders Applaud ABC Orjiako, Retires as Seplat Chairman after 13 Years
Digitalisation of Africa’s Airports Key to Economic Recovery
RED’s Culture Intelligence, University of Sussex Release Nigeria Market Sentiments report
Nigeria Reaffirms Commitment to IOPC Fund
Heifer Boosts Tractor Financing with Additional $3.5m

The Nation

INEC confirms screening of Gombe APC delegates
Ekiti PDP, APC delegates emerge through consensus
Abe loyalists undergo screening in Rivers
APC holds mini congress in Zamfara
Kano explosion
Pressure on APC governors over tickets for Senators, Reps
Tambuwal, PDP Reps to Buhari: sign Bill now
El-Rufai seeks wiping out of communities on Kaduna-Abuja Highway
Terror in the name of God
Inuwa Yahaya: Honour most deserved
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could be firestarter of global…
Interrogating China’s global security initiative
Editorial: Kano explosion
High hypertension cases
Primaries not parodies
Nigeria’s next president deserves pity
Terror in the name of God
One shot, six arrested over killing of police officials
We arrested civilian over sale of military accessories, says Army
Most okada riders are criminals, says Lagos CP
‘Southeast insecurity brings out the lion in us’
Police arrest man,36, for allegedly selling two-year-old son
Check, pray for your friends – Teni
Falcon Corp, others in $25m gas infrastructure deal
NB, Konexa boost renewable energy
‘Nigeria over due for full deregulation, subsidy removal’
Rising IOC’s asset sale and NNPC’s intervention
EPL: Chelsea secure third-place with Leicester draw
EPL: Aston Villa, Burnley settle for draw
May 19, 2022
EPL: Stunning Everton comeback secures Premier League status

The Punch

Anambra traders divided over market excos dissolution
Oil marketers, airlines disagree over local JET-A1 price
Customs reviews depreciation on vehicle duty, begin e-valuation today
Low harvest: NYSC partners NAIC to insure crops
Sokoto, Zamfara derail on WASSCE
FG moves to end ASUU, poly lecturers strikes, begins arrears payment
CAN backs Kumuyi’s South-East crusade, asks IPOB to embrace peace
Insecurity has moved from North-East to North-West, says El-Rufai
Truck driver runs over Okada rider, injures two in Osun
Security operatives raid kidnappers’ hideout, kill kingpin in Akwa Ibom
Preach openly against jungle justice, Christian group urges Islamic leaders
‘How to murder your husband’ writer on trial for murder of husband
Low harvest: NYSC partners NAIC to insure crops
Telcos N208bn 4G investment to boost internet speed – NCC
I’m not running as northern aspirant, but qualified Nigerian — Lawan
I’ll restructure Nigeria, Tambuwal woos Osun, Ogun delegates
Ex-COAS Buratai drums support for Amaechi in Bauchi
EPL: Alonso, Maddison score as Leicester hold Chelsea 1-1
EPL: Burnley escape relegation zone, draw Aston Villa 1-1
EPL: Iwobi’s Everton escape relegation with 3-2 win against Palace
Barcelona’s Aubameyang retires from international football
Singer Ed Sheeran, wife welcome baby girl
Rihanna, ASAP Rocky welcome baby boy
BBNaija season six reunion set to air in June


Soludo Unveils N170bn 2022 Revised Budget
General Elections: FG Tasks Information Officers On Professionalism
Trademore Flooding: FCTA Demolishes 30 Houses, Another 70 To Go
Moneybag APC Presidential Aspirants Will Fail – Fayemi
‘Statutory Delegates: Non-assent To Amended Electoral Act Will Affect Primaries’ Reps warn
APC Primaries: I Did Not Offer 7,000 Delegates Hotel Rooms – Osinbajo
‘PM Boris Johnson Will Not Face Further Partygate Fine’
Ganduje Frustrated Me Out Of APC – Shekarau
Federal Govt Tasks Monarchs, Religious Leaders On Out-of-school Children Menace
Electoral Act: S/Court To Hear Suit On Whether Appointees Must Resign To Contest
83m Nigerians To Benefit As Buhari Signs National Health Authority Bill
Cross River: Owan-Enoh Withdraws From 2023 Guber Race
[EDITORIAL] CBN’s Open Banking Guidelines
Taking Advantage Of Commodity Exchange Market
Boko Haram, Ansaru Terrorists Now In Kaduna, El-Rufai Cries Out
Nigeria Can Overcome Challenges In 2 Years With A Serious Leader – Obasanjo
Osinbajo Stresses Need To Designate Gas As Transition Fuel
Boko Haram, Ansaru Terrorists Now In Kaduna, El-Rufai Cries Out
QUIT NOTICE VIDEO: Ohanaeze Warns Against Unguarded Statements
Cross River: Owan-Enoh Withdraws From 2023 Guber Race
JUST-IN: Bagudu Heads 61-member Ekiti Guber Campaign Council
Primaries: Again, INEC Orders Imo PDP To Use Only Statutory Delegates
Court Reaffirms Achida As Sokoto APC Chair
JUST-IN: Again, Another Top Ganduje’s Commissioner Resigns, Joins NNPP
2023 Presidency: Fayemi And The Long Race To Aso Rock
‘PM Boris Johnson Will Not Face Further Partygate Fine’
Take Nigeria To Category 4 Of World Volleyball, Minister Tasks NVBF
FG Ready To Review Position On Basketball Ban, Says Minister
Remo Stars Win MTN/NPFL/La Liga U-15 Tourney


The Sun

Troops destroy 167 illegal refineries, arrest 18 alleged oil thieves
President’s silence, non-show of preference so far leave contenders in quandary
Nigeria can overcome security challenges in 2 years with right leader –Obasanjo
Sit-at-home: Delta govt advises IPOB to adopt other means of agitation
2023: Reps caucus tasks Buhari on amended Electoral Act
Magu’ll face prosecution if indicted –FG
Presidency: Lawan storms Katsina to lobby delegates
Buhari applauds Bauchi Gov for giant infrastructural development
Students riot over inability to take SSCE in Edo
Boko Haram, Ansaru enclaves in Kaduna –El-Rufai
Nigeria can overcome security challenges in 2 years with right leader –Obasanjo
FG restates commitment to improving health of Nigerians
Emmanuel reels out roadmap to revive economy, security
I’ve no money for private jets or buy votes, but I’m endowed with capacity to lead Osun –Oyetola
Road to 2023: Benue 2023: Gemade soars as APC goes to primaries
2023: PDP macabre dance over zoning
2023: Election may not hold –Umeh
Arik Air, Aero Contractors battle for survival
$200bn investments needed to access clean cooking gas by 2030 –Sylva
Customs remodels VIN valuation system to capture accidented vehicles, depreciation in value
Seplat shareholders celebrate retiring ABC Orjiako after 13-year tenure
West Africa automative show delights organisers
India 2022: Flamingos battle ready for World Cup
Ghana, S/Leone, others marvel at Nigeria’s scrabble prowess
BetKing embarks on ‘Month of Good’ campaign to impact local communities
Finidi: I didn’t expect Super Eagles job
Rodgers wants Lookman stay at Leicester
44th CBN Tennis Senior Tennis Championship: MaryLove, Oyinlomo in semi final face-off
Avianna & Harvey Entertainments announce Mikel signing
International Friendly: Mexico invites Arsenal youngster to face Super Eagles
Flying Eagles seek Squirrels’ scalp for continental glory
Aribo, Bassey nominated for Europa League player of the week
Eguavoen praises Nigerian trio after UEL disappointment
2023: Presidential election like never
Morocco’s hosting of Global Coalition Against ISIS/Terrorism: The inside story (1)
Assignment for APC, PDP national delegates
Still, the case for death penalty
2023 and quality of aspirants
New perspective on police recruitment palaver (2)
Polaris Bank, LSETF launch N1bn fund to empower artisans in Lagos
Firm spends $3.5m on tractor acquisition in Nigeria, others
Sokoto and the siege of stones
Tackling threats to democracy in Africa
Comprehensive maintenance works to commence on highway bridges nationwide –Fashola
Rodgers wants Lookman stay at Leicester
Mobo Game Jam’s winners get cash, laptops
KekeAds ’ll play vital role in 2023 election -Esona
KekeAds ’ll play vital role in 2023 election -Esona
Arik Air, Aero Contractors battle for survival
$200bn investments needed to access clean cooking gas by 2030 –Sylva
Seplat shareholders celebrate retiring ABC Orjiako after 13-year tenure
West Africa automative show delights organisers
BPE, Correctional Service to develop ranches in Imo, Kano, Sokoto
NGX capitalisation, ASI rebound 1.05%
Actionaid proffers solutions to Nigeria’s food crisis
Polaris Bank, LSETF launch N1bn fund to empower artisans in Lagos
Firm spends $3.5m on tractor acquisition in Nigeria, others
Emmanuel reels out roadmap to revive economy, security
Buhari applauds Bauchi Gov for giant infrastructural development
Sokoto and the siege of stones
Tackling threats to democracy in Africa

Daily Trust

N80bn ‘Fraud’: EFCC Gets Order To Detain Accountant-General For More Days
UI Students Win Boy Child Essay Competition
Tech Start-Ups Win Trips To Dubai’s N83m Talent Show
Retail Manager Speaks: Patience Is A Leadership Virtue Youths Must Attain
Oak Homes Debuts In Abuja
MoMo Payment Service Bank (PSB) Formally Commences Operations
New Eicher Pro 2000 Series To Hit Market September
W/Africa Auto Show: 70 Exhibitors Eye Investment In Nigeria
Harpic Introduces Pocket-Friendly Sachet
Operators Urge NASS, MDAs To Protect $25bn Economic Zones
Nigerian Correctional Service To Establish 3 Dairy Factories – BPE
Firm Raises $23m To Build Africa’s Portal To Crypto Economy
FBS Reinsurance Records N7.9bn First Annual Premium
Kidnappings: Kaduna Mulls Relocating Communities ‘Harbouring Informants’
Female Students Abducted In Fresh Kaduna Attack
Buhari Off To Abu Dhabi, To Meet New UAE President
Fresh Crisis Brewing In Kano APC As Ganduje’s Anointed Dep Gov Candidate Mulls Defection
Ripples As 17 Outgoing Govs Battle To Install Successors
‘NRC Yet To Contact Us’, Relatives Of Abducted Train Passengers Tell Buhari
IPOB Warns Kumuyi Against Planned Crusade In South-East
El-Rufai Raises Alarm, Says Boko Haram, Ansaru Members Now In Kaduna
Coalition Calls For Arrest Of Officials Responsible For Missing Documents Of Imo PDP Delegates
Ban: Trouble Looms For Passengers Who Patronise Okada Riders In Ikeja, 5 Other LGAs
Oak Homes Debuts In Abuja
MoMo Payment Service Bank (PSB) Formally Commences Operations
Auto CEOs, NADDC, Customs, Others To Discuss Industry Issues
CFAO Motors’ LOXEA Provides Fleet Management Solutions
Protest Rocks Edo APC Over Substitution Of Delegates
Don’t Make 2023 Elections A Mirage, Retired AIG Warns Politicians
Primaries: INEC’s Insistence On June 3 Deadline Illegal – APC Chieftain
APC Urged To Give Osinbajo Presidential Ticket
I’m Not Running As Northern Aspirant, But Qualified Nigerian – Lawan
Flying Eagles Seek Squirrels’ Scalp In WAFU B Cup Finals
Igoche Supports Federal Govt’s Interventions In Basketball
Women’s Football Is The Future – Barca’s Oshoala
Akwa Ibom Promises Hitch-Free CAF Confederation Cup Final
Djokovic, Nadal, Alcaraz In Same Half Of Roland-Garros Draw
Ethiopian Father Defies Odds, Joins Medical School At 69
US Politics Of “Firm Containment Of Russia” And World Peace
Is The US-Saudi Alliance Crumbling? (Ll)
Editorial: Punish Killers Of Shireen Abu Akleh
AUN Gets NUC Approval For Data Science, Others
How Niger’s Yam Farmers Negotiate With Terrorists To Access Fields
Reducing Nigeria’s High Maternal Mortality Rate
Family Doctors Develop Strategies To Increase Access To Patients
No Life Lost, Nobody Injured In Enugu Incident – Police
Abducted Widow Regains Freedom In Kogi
Fire Destroys Goods Worth Millions In A/Ibom Market
AEDC Staff Blames Devil For Stealing Company’s Cables
2baba Tattoos Seven Kids’ Names On His Arm
Actor Alexx Ekubo Preaches Against Jungle Justice
DJ Cuppy Reveals She Suffers From ADHD


Soludo presents N170b revised budget, says he inherited red treasury, pervasive insecurity
Cancel gospel crusade in Abia — IPOB warns Kumuyi
Dangers of partisan politics in government service
FUTA VC: ASUU kicks says appointment fraught with fraud, lacks transparency
Zoning to ‘unzone’: The quest for an Igbo as President of Nigeria
Court permits landlord to break open, change locks on tenant’s door
Scandalous Oil Theft: Nigeria loses N3.038 trillion in one year
2023: Don’t relegate women with free forms, Aisha Buhari tells APC
Okada riders, Police clash over eviction notice in Lagos
Edo street residents obstruct okada operations as thunderstorm kills one
CUPP spokesman alleges fresh plot to use fake list for Imo primaries
2023: Men ‘ve failed us; I’ll deploy women, youths to fix Nigeria in 6months, says Uju Ohanenye
Okada ban: Lagos residents express divergent views
Naira depreciates further, exchanges at N420.33 against the dollar
Average price for 5kg cooking gas increases to N3,800.47 – NBS
Okada ban: Lagos Govt. says June 1 deadline won’t stop enforcement
2023 presidency: I’m the most experienced aspirant in the race – Rotimi Amaechi
Airtel’s subsidiary commences financial services operations
2023: I’m running as Nigerian Presidential aspirant, not Northern aspirant — Lawan
Akwa Ibom: Army, others raid kidnappers hideout, rescue two kidnap victims
2023: PDP delegates make case for Udom Emmanuel
Explosion: HURIWA calls for dismissal of Kano Police Commissioner
Terrorists kidnap 4 female students in Kaduna State
South, Middle Belt youth leaders seek UN intervention over killing of Christians in Nigeria
2023: Benue is for you, APC Chairman assures Amaechi
EFCC arraigns fake aides of ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan
PDP primaries: Delegates list still in dispute
2023: I’ve no money but I’ve compassion for Nigerians – Fayemi
I’ll complete airport, school projects before leaving office – Fayemi
2023 Presidency: I’ll embrace restructuring, advance creation of state police if elected – Wike
FG: Nigeria loses about 2,800 under-five year olds,110 women of childbearing age daily
Workplace: Stakeholders make case for Nigerians with disabilities
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabon captain, retires
Nigerian entrepreneur, Sheffy joins Forbes Business Council
Delta govt approves construction of Int’l Conference Centre
I’ve no apology for being ‘mad’ about Nigeria ― Obasanjo
We didn’t promise accommodation for APC delegates ― Osinbajo campaign team
2023 Enugu guber: I didn’t endorse any candidate ― Mbaka
Electoral Act Controversy: S’Court joins Rivers state in Buhari, Malami’s suit
Court permits landlord to break open, change locks on tenant’s door
Man, 36, traffics wife to Mali for prostitution, sells 2-yr-old son for N.6 m
I’ll return to media work, farming — Femi Adesina
Airtel’s subsidiary commences financial services operation
Female referees to officiate at Qatar 2022 World Cup finals
EDITORIAL: Our rising out-of-school numbers

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