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News Headlines May 25, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Citing Inflationary Concerns, CBN Raises MPR to 13%, First Increase in 30 Months•Says action aimed at supporting economic growth, price stability
Hayatu-Deen: 2023 Presidential Election is PDP’s to Lose
Sporadic Gunshots as EFCC Forcibly Arrests Okorocha for Jumping Bail
Breaking: CBN Raises Interest Rate to 13%
Despite Global Headwinds, NSIA Grows Net Asset to N920bn in 2021
Clean Fuels: Nigeria, Others Require $15.7bn to Upgrade Existing Refineries,
FG Moves to Strengthen Environmental, Gender Reporting in Extractive Industry
Court Bars Lagos Govt, MC Oluomo, Others from Collecting Union Levies
Terrorists Threaten to Kill Kidnapped Abuja-Kaduna Train Passengers, Issue FG Seven…
Buhari Promises to Sign Bill on Establishment of Forensic, Fraud Examiners’…
The Power of Delegates
Yuguda: SEC to Resolve Issues of Unclaimed Dividend with Identity Management
Buhari Appoints Gov Sule Digital Economy/E-government Member
Agusto & Co: Nigeria’s Debt Rose Steeply by 226% to N39.56trn…
Anyanwu: How Insecurity Costs Nigeria $13bn Annually
Leveraging Technology to Promote Financial Inclusion
NIBSS E-Banking Transactions Declined in April
I’ve Done My Maths, Confident of Winning PDP’s Ticket
ROTATIONAL PRESIDENCY AND NIGERIA’S SURVIVAL
GOtv Boxing Night 25: Apata Roro Seeks Ibadan Boxing Fans’ Support
Lagos Assures ITTF of Perfect Hosting of World Championship
Liverpool Boss, Klopp, Named LMA Manager of the Year
FCT, Benue Emerge Champions of 22nd Milo Basketball Conference
Premier League Approves Boehly’s Chelsea Takeover
Heineken Relives UCL Glamour ahead of the Classic Final
EDITORIAL: THE MOUNTING DEBT CHALLENGE
Anchor Varsity Matriculates 228 Students
Plateau Lawmaker Donates N12.5m for Indigent Students’ Scholarship
Gombe Committed to Transforming Education, Says Governor
SUBEB Chairman: Gov. AbdulRazaq Returned Basic Education’s Lost Glory in 3 Years
Wahab: How Lagos Is Providing Access to Quality Education
Ejele, Amori, Ned Nwoko Win PDP Tickets in Delta South, Delta Central, Delta North
Insurance Operators Charged to Use Insurance Portal for Quick Turn Around Time
FG Raised N5.58trn via Saving Bonds in 5 Months to Fund 2022 Budget Deficit
Adegbite Lauds NMCO for Emerging FG Best Digital Innovation Agency
U.S. Consulate Promotes Entrepreneurship, Supports 30 Emerging Fashion Designers in Niger Delta
Allianz Signs Joint Venture With Sanlam
Major Real Estate Investors Propose Ways to Unlock Values

The Nation

Tension in states over PDP, APC governorship primaries
Rivers, Abia, Enugu, Taraba, Benue, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Ogun, Delta, Kaduna, Kano are battle grounds
Inflation pushes up interest rates to 13.5 per cent
What rates hike means for Naira, investors, borrowers, by experts
N2.9b ‘fraud’: EFCC whisks away Okorocha after hours of showdown
More heavy weights lose PDP senatorial tickets
N2.9b ‘fraud’: EFCC whisks away Okorocha after hours of showdown
Buhari urges West African banks to collaborate
‘Why SMEs struggle to attract grants’
Passport tracking system activated
17.7m fully vaccinated against COVID-19, says Fed Govt
More heavy weights lose PDP senatorial tickets
Govt to settle varsity, poly teachers’ pay with N34b
Segun ‘Sango’ was ultimate revolutionary, says Arogundade
Abiodun inagurates Pansheke/Adigbe/Opako road
Buhari urges West African banks to collaborate
‘Why SMEs struggle to attract grants’
Court to MC Oluomo, NURTW, others: don’t collect levies…
Two burnt to death in Anambra fire explosion
‘Don’t exclude PWDs from election’
Facebook user gets bail after arrest in Gombe
Navy rescues seven abducted in Rivers
15 suspects arrested after Abuja market clash
Terrorists kill 12 in Katsina
Fed Govt okays tax reliefs, other incentives for tech startups
In Lagos, time ticks for total ban on motor bikes
GDP’s 3.11% Q1 growth driven by trade, telecoms
NSIA grows assets by 19% to N919.7b
Ondo APC primary: No rift with Akeredolu, says…Victor Olabimtan

The Punch

Why South-East shouldn’t be denied Presidency because of IPOB – Ex-NIMASA DG, Agu
Klopp named Premier League manager of the year
A second look at Igbo presidency
Dessers on brink of history
Oyedele: Flying Eagle eyeing Sanusi’s Eagles place
APC gov ticket: Aggrieved aspirants seek direct primary, allege hijack
Lagos teacher flogs pupil over homework, victim vomits, dies
One feared dead as soldiers, cultists clash in Ogun
Court orders MC Oluomo, Lagos, NURTW to stop levying drivers
Gunmen kill Akwa Ibom youth leader, flee with bike
Ogun policemen, cultists clash, seven suspects arrested
Suspected Internet fraudster remanded for killing Ekiti inspector
UPDATED: CBN raises interest rate to 13%
Climate protesters shut down Shell annual meeting in UK
Nigerians losing confidence in naira, prefer to keep dollar – ABCON President
Cashless transactions rise by 44%, hit N117.33tn in four months – NIBSS report
Jonathan lobbies Buhari’s nephew amid presidential bid
Buhari backed Osinbajo on Daura’s removal, VP not religious bigot – Lawyer
Abiodun, Adamu in closed-door meeting at APC secretariat
Klopp named Premier League manager of the year
Dessers on brink of history
Oyedele: Flying Eagle eyeing Sanusi’s Eagles place
Mexico in US for Nigeria friendly, Eagles arrive Texas today
Fans celebrate as Wizkid bags 10 Headies nominations
Baba Fryo to release second song in 20 years
I worked for this, Portable celebrates double Headies nominations
2022 Headies: Angelique Kidjo receives Hall of Fame recognition

Leadership

OYRTMA Issues Traffic Advisory As PDP Holds Gov’ship Primary Wednesday
EPL: Boehl’s Takeover Of Chelsea At £4.25bn Approved
Buhari Honoured With Global Integrity, Anti-corruption Award
School Feeding: Federal Govt To Spend N999m Daily On 10m Pupils
PDP Primaries: Benue Commissioner, Olofu, Hails Peaceful Conduct
Why We Stormed Okorocha’s House – EFCC
2023: Zakari Better Placed To Be Jigawa Gov – Stakeholders
Enugu: Ugwuanyi, Nnamani Win PDP Senatorial Primaries
Fuel Tanker Explosion Claims 2 Lives In Anambra
Fraudster Convicted In Kwara, Forfeits Lekki Mansion, Car To Federal Govt
IPOB Condemns Killing Of Hausa Woman, 4 Children In Anambra
Diri Congratulates NWFL Champions, Bayelsa Queens
Doping Control, Medical Services For Okpekpe 10km Road Race – Organisers
Mbappe Reveals Talks With Liverpool
Buhari Appoints Nasarawa Gov Member Council On Digital Economy
Primaries: PDP’s Oghene Egoh Wins Amuwo-Odofin Federal Constituency Ticket
PDP Primaries: Benue Commissioner, Olofu, Hails Peaceful Conduct
4 Journalists Arrested Over Coverage Of Edo PDP Primaries
Confusion Over Ekiti PDP Senatorial Primaries
Lar Wins Reps Primary In Plateau
Goje Denies Participating In PDP Primary, Says I’m A Proud APC Member
Aisha Buhari, Tallen, Osinbajo’s Wife Storm APC Secretariat
2023: It’s Too Late To Sign Amendment To Electoral Act, Group Cautions PMB
To Tame Inflation, CBN Raises Official Interest Rate To 13%
EPL: Boehl’s Takeover Of Chelsea At £4.25bn Approved
Minister Tasks NFF On Domestic Football Leagues Rebirth
Imo FA Inaugurates Electoral Committee For Board Elections
As Corruption Goes On A Rampage!

The Sun

Okigwe leaders endorse Ohakim for APC senatorial ticket
In PDP, it’s Saraki, Atiku, Mohammed, Wike, Obi fight
EFCC rearrests Okorocha, vows to prosecute him
Enugu guber: Ekweremadu may join APC, opens discussion with party stakeholders
JAMB remitted N27.2bn to FG coffers from 2017 to date –Oloyede
ASUU, polytechnic lecturers, others to get N34bn minimum wage adjustment arrears –FG
Ugwuanyi, Nnamani win senatorial tickets
Kanu speaks from detention, appeals for stoppage of killings in S’East, release of ‘Mama Biafra’
COVID-19: FG takes delivery of 4.4m doses of J&J vaccine
Foundation targets 1million children in Africa for quality education
BON unveils TNBA logo, rewards media professionals
Wike dissolves state exco
Road to 2023: Why I want to govern Ebonyi –Prof Odoh
Road to 2023: Osun: Reasons Oyetola deserves second term –Makinde
PDP elders intensify moves for consensus presidential candidate
I’ll turn around Nigeria if elected president –Umahi
Amazon, Facebook register for tax in Nigeria
CBN raises MPR to 13%
Julius Berger wins Most Reliable Engineering Construction Company award
Youssou Ndour headlines UBA Africa conversations 2022: panellists celebrate continent’s success stories
FG approves tax relief, incentives for startups
NWFL: Gov Diri congratulates champions, Bayelsa Queens
… As Nasarawa govt. thumbs up Nasarawa Amazons
Mexico friendly: Super Eagles depart, stop-over in Istanbul
Osimhen agent holds talks with Arsenal in London
Okpekpe 10km race to air live on cable TV
‘Govt White Paper’ incorrect
Psychology of inner symbols in spiritual philosophy (8)
Peter Obi: Putting PDP’s best foot forward
Legal, moral implications of granting pardon to ex-convicts, serving prisoners (1)
Focus on STEM subjects, Glo tells female students
AWS, Lagos State, others partner on IoT-driven economy
OPPO unveils Reno7 in Nigeria
Four contestants shortlisted for Nigeria Info’s student debate semi-finals
Governor Fayemi and the moneybag syndrome
Reviewing Buhari’s 3-point agenda
2023: Abia and choices before electorate
Market on the bridge
Abandoned donation
Lifeline for 50 poor Ebonyi pupils
GOtv Boxing Night 25: Apata Roro seeks Ibadan boxing fans’ support
Lagos shows intent to host ITTF World Championships
Amazon, Facebook register for tax in Nigeria
CBN raises MPR to 13%
Julius Berger wins Most Reliable Engineering Construction Company award
AWS, Lagos State, others partner on IoT-driven economy
Governor Fayemi and the moneybag syndrome
Reviewing Buhari’s 3-point agenda
For credible and transparent primaries
Road to 2023: Why I want to govern Ebonyi –Prof Odoh

Daily Trust

How Okorocha Lay On Floor, Begged For Help Amid EFCC Invasion
Is Kwankwaso The New Bride?
Buhari Promises To Sign Forensics, Fraud Examiners’ Institute Bill
EFCC Arrests Okorocha After 7-Hour Siege
Terrorists Kill 65 Farmers, Others In Katsina, Borno Attacks
Imo Assembly Passes N65bn Supplementary Budget
PDP Primaries: Dino, Gyang Lose Bid To Return To Senate
You Deserve Re-Election, Osun Monarchs Tell Oyetola
Court Strikes Danzago’s Case Against Kano APC Chair
Goje Writes Ayu Over Inclusion In PDP Primaries, Vows Legal Action
Orji Kalu To Get APC Senatorial Ticket Unopposed
I’ll Address Imbalance In FCT, Fayemi Assures Abuja Delegates
Oyo Gov’ship: I Won’t Step Down For Adelabu – Sen Folarin
PRP Denies Merger With Any Party, Picks Presidential Candidate May 31
Presidency: 811 Delegates To Decide Atiku, Saraki, Obi, Others’ Fates
Baba-Ahmed Withdraws From Kaduna Gov’ship Race
Kogi Gov’t Warns Workers Against Joining Labour Party
Ogun Gov’ship: Amosun’s Protégé, Abiodun, In Fresh Battle For APC Ticket
Celebrating Africa Day
Russia-Ukraine War A Threat To Africa’s Economy
EDITORIAL: As FG Mulls Resumption Of Abuja-Kaduna Train
Time To Amend The Fiscal Responsibility Act
An Appeal To Governor Bala Mohammed
FCT Minister, Please Come To Our Rescue In Pegi 1,000 Unit
Re: Shape Of Things To Come?
Scam: Fraudster Forfeits N60m Lekki Mansion, Car To FG
Court Remands Yahoo Boy For Killing Police Officer
Dei-Dei Mayhem: FCTA Raids Forests, Arrests 15 Suspects
Abuja Natives Threaten Showdown If FCTA Releases May Allocation To Outgoing Chairmen
Visitor Drugs Nursing Mum, Steals 41-Day-Old Baby In Ogun
N148.5m Goods Impounded In Northern States In 1 Month – Customs
2 Killed, 6 Arrested As Cultists, Police Clash In Ogun
Man Bags 21 Years For Robbery
20-Year-Old Man Found With Indian Hemp Arraigned
NEF, ACF Condemn Killing Of Northerners By IPOB, Demand Decisive Action
UPDATED: EFCC Finally Arrests Rochas Okorocha
Killing Of Northerners In South East Ethnic Cleansing Agenda- Arewa Youths
Bandits Gun Down Farmers In Katsina
Drama As Namadi Sambo’s Son Asks Delegates To Return His Money After Losing PDP Ticket
NEITI Seeks Oil, Mining Data For Gender Reporting
We’ve No Control Over Price Of Cooking Gas – LPG Union
SEC Intensifies Effort On Identity Mgt In Capital Market
137 Clubs Jostle For Lagos FA Cup
Kwara Utd To Play Home Matches Behind Closed Doors Indefinitely
Arsenal Eye Osimhen Transfer As Jesus Talks Continue
Pillars Refuse To Give Up On Victory Against Katsina United
Rune Thumps Shapovalov, Medvedev Cruises
Taliban Signs Agreement With UAE Firm On Running Afghan Airports
Biden Warns China, Vows To Defend Taiwan Against Invasion

Vanguard

Strike: Varsity, Polytechnic, COE lecturers, to get N34bn minimum wage adjustment arrears ― FG
After hours of siege, EFCC arrests Okorocha
Vanguard award will spur us to more work — Jamoh
2023 presidency: Experience, loyalty and character matter
By this time next week
New twist emerges on dispute over Tin-can shoreline
I am committed to solving funding challenges of CRFFN — Nwakohu
Mr & Mrs: He won’t pay for what doctor didn’t recommend
2023: Osinbajo’s train moves to Plateau, assures of improved security
As Nigeria cruises on autopilot
PDP leadership, stakeholders ‘ll work hard to lead party to victory in 2023 – Ortom
PDP Primaries: Three Benue HoR Members fail to secure party’s tickets
Women protest gender imbalance in reconstituted transport, maritime sector boards
Lagos Agberos: Stop collection of levies from non-members – Court orders Mc Oluomo, NARTO, others
2023: Massive deployment of security agents as Lagos PDP holds gov’ship primary
NIMASA reiterates commitment to effective pollution prevention, control
Lagos APC primaries: Pressure mounts as group rejects Sanwo-Olu’s brother, others as c’ttee members
Absence of off-takers stalls CBN’s support to fishery sector
Cartoon: Nigerian system of govt is ‘Moneycracy’
2023: Your destinies are in your hands, Boye Oyewumi tells Odigbo, Ese-Odo, Oke-Igbo APC delegates
5G war real, what role for Nigeria?
Top African female artists to healdine ARDN Red Card Campaign in UN headquarters
IOCs violate Nigerian diving regulations — NAPROD
Ex-OGFZA chair to speak at 6th AMSAY conference
Amaechi calls for strengthening of port state control, others
UNICAL hosts African Universities on online teaching, quality assurance
I won’t stop the production of electric cars — Engr Robert
Customs automating processes, procedures for VIN valuation
Residents jittery over approval for 2nd container terminal at Kirikiri Canal
There is no limit in afrobeats — Zillarous
ASUU strike: US calls for creative ways to fund Nigerian varsities
IOPC Fund harps on progress, worry over non-submission of report by Nigeria
Devolution to smaller units as an act of mercy
APM Terminals Apapa provides level playing field for genders — Onyia
Amaechi calls for strengthening of port state control, others
Ex-VP Sambo’s son loses primary, allegedly request refund of money given to delegates
Primaries: 24hrs after, APC again adjusts timetable
Goje writes Ayu over inclusion in PDP primaries, threatens legal action
PDP Primaries: Dino Melaye fails to secure PDP Ticket, loses rerun to Reps Member, TJ Yusuf
Breaking: EFCC invades Okorocha’s house
Nigeria exits nations of high piracy risks
Delta: Girl who allegedly inhaled tear gas did not die – Police
Why we stormed Okorocha’s Abuja home — EFCC
We’re yet to recover from trauma of Operation Python Dance — Nnamdi Kanu’s family
2022 Headies Full List Nominees
Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh reveals why she was arrested in Dubai
Insecurity: Soludo draws battle line against criminals
Naira gains by 0.32%, exchanges at 419 to dollar
Institute of Stockbrokers elect first female as 2nd Vice President
NEM Insurance decries operating challenges as shareholders okay dividend payout
NFF election: Ex-internationals queue behind Idah
FG sets up committee to oversee basketball
French Open: Osaka knocked out in first round by Anisimova
Zouma charged with 3 offences over alleged abuse of pet cat
I am committed to solving funding challenges of CRFFN — Nwakohu

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