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News Headlines May 26, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Breaking: Obi Dumps PDP, to Pursue Presidential Ambition in Another Party
Averting Food Crisis
NSCDC Arrests 65-year-old for Alleged Abduction of Two Minors in Kwara
THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND AND WITCHCRAFT
NGX Lauds ABC Orjiako, Welcomes Omiyi as Chairman of Seplat Energy
Ekechukwu: Atiku Will Sweep PDP Primaries, Presidential Election
UBA Restates Commitment Towards Driving Investments into Africa
‘Amstel Malta at Forefront of Elevating African Arts, Culture with AMVCA…
Again, Nigeria’s Active Domain Name Slide from 178,739 in March
Interswitch Calls for Deeper Collaboration to Fight e-Payment Fraud
Emefiele: Nigeria Still on JP Morgan’s Bond Index, Reclassification Not Due…
TAMBUWAL: THE MAN TO BEAT
EDITOR –
NowNow, LBS Launch New Program to Drive Financial Inclusion
Former SSG Umar Emerges Sokoto PDP Guber Candidate
Former Gov Lawal’s Son, Hakeem, Picks SDP Guber Candidate in…
Adebayo: I’m on Mission to Guarantee Justice for All Nigerians
Ex-Gov Lamido’s Son Wins Jigawa PDP Gubernatorial Ticket
Natasha Picks PDP Kogi Central Senatorial District’s Ticket
Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, Wins PDP Guber Ticket
Samsung Plans $356bn Investment in Five Years
Uaboi: Contactless Payment Will Increase Transaction, Reduce Fraud
As APCON Moves Regulate Advertisements in Digital Space
How Visa’s Practical Business Skills Initiative Empowers Businesses
Lagos Govt, AWS Harp on IoT Initiative to Boost Economic Growth
Samsung Plans $356bn Investment in Five Years
Nigerian Kids Lead in Global Gaming Challenge
Majekodunmi-Oniru: I Garnered a Lot of Political Education Early in Life
“Insurance Critical to Meeting Nigeria’s SDG on Education”
APC’S CONSENSUS OPTION: NOT A CAKE WALK
NUEL OJEI: TOASTING TO A GENIE AT 71!
Okowa Felicitates Progress, Nigerian Idol Winner
‘I Want to Be a Party Delegate’
EDITORIAL
THE KILLINGS IN ANAMBRA STATE

The Nation

APC’s 28 presidential aspirants undergoing screening, says Adamu
Party picks governorship, Assembly candidates today Zulum, AbdulRazaq, Buni are unopposed
Obi’s exit dims hope for Southeast PDP candidate
Presidency to gunmen: tough military actions coming
EFCC yet to quiz Okorocha 24hrs after arrest
Buhari urges Nigerians to unite against terrorists
BREAKING: Ex-Rivers Accountant-General, Fubara wins PDP Gov ticket
Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests in Katsina
Measles kills 14 children in Anambra
NGO sensitises FCT pupils to road usage
Kebbi 2023: Youths protest Malami’s decision not to contest
FBN Holdings shareholders to get N12.6b dividend
Train attack: Families beg Buhari to grant abductors’ demand
‘We took oath to conceal OAU student’s death’
Soludo imposes 6pm-6am curfew on eight councils
Singer Tu face cries praying for seven kids
Actress Eucharia Anunobi celebrates birthday in grand style
Fan calls out Wande Coal over N1m ‘promise’
Airfare rises by 52.44% in 12 months
Ecobank gets Excellence in Fintech-Banking Relationship…

The Punch

Shock as Peter Obi dumps PDP, protests mar gov primaries
Why I quit PDP, presidential primary –Peter Obi
Soludo declares curfew in Anambra
Ogun hotel deserted over killing of soldier during fraudsters’ fight
Two Ondo men jailed 12 years for land invasion
Ritualists exhume newly-buried corpse, harvest organs in Oyo
Lagos delivery man remanded over stolen bike dies in prison
CBN denies Emefiele’s sacking
Food prices record 42% surge in 12 months – NBS report
Oil marketers seek investments in new trucks
No place for imposition, godfatherism in APC –Kwara aspirant
Imo PDP postpones rescheduled primaries
Ex-bank MD Barde emerges Gombe PDP gov candidate
Gunshots as Adebutu, Lawal’s thugs disrupt Ogun PDP primary
Marcus thrilled to join Porto B
Nnadozie wins French award
Balogun set for Rangers contract talks
Niger, Pillars win as Kings lose again
Iwobi: Everton’s villain turned hero
Laycon sad over Headies snub
My album’ll make history, Ckay boasts
Apple Music chart: Don Jazzy hails Wizkid as ‘Overdose’ hits no. 1 in Nigeria
Producer tackles Nollywood thespians’ non-appearance for roles after payment

Leadership

Presidential Primaries: The Predictions
China Pushes For Regular Mass Testing In ‘Zero COVID’ Pursuit
2023: Exchange Of Money Worrisome – Yakubu, Jega
Train Attack Victims: Rescue Our Loved Ones, Families Beg Buhari
After LEADERSHIP Reports, National Hospital Fixes Cancer Treatment Machine
Shrinkflation: Nutritionists Urge Nigerians To Return To Local Foods, Gardening
[EDITORIAL] Executive Order 5 And National Development
Amid Protest, Withdrawal: PDP Picks Governorship Candidates, APC Aspirants Face Delegates Today
Court Adjourns Kanu’s Trial To June 28
Obi, Ekweremadu, Abaribe Dump PDP, Withdraw From Presidential, Governorship Race
Presidency Warns Against Retaliation, Soludo Wants Justice For Slain Mother, 4 Kids
JUST-IN: Gunmen Kill Soldier, Kidnap Expatriate In Ondo
Ex-NIMASA DG, Dosunmu, Withdraws From Lagos PDP Guber Race
JUST-IN: Gov Soludo Declares Curfew In Anambra
A’Ibom REC Clears Air On APC State Executives
2023: Barde Wins Gombe PDP Gov’ship Primary Election
All Mighty Party Delegates Can Manifest Nigeria’s Greatness
Amaechi, The North And Igbo Votes
A’Ibom REC Clears Air On APC State Executives
A’Ibom Gov’ship: APC Members Protest Alleged Imposition Of Udofia
Bayelsa: Dickson, Kombowei, Agadaga Emerge PDP Senatorial Candidates
BREAKING: Peter Obi Dumps PDP, Quits Presidential Race
Lawmaker Representing Kwankwaso, 3 Others Dump NNPP For APC
17 Groups Ask Obi To Dump PDP For Another Party
2023: I Will Offer Nigeria Purposeful Leadership – Umahi
Primaries: Put Nigeria First, Former Govs Caution APC, PDP, Others
JUST-IN: Ekweremadu, Abaribe Withdraw From Enugu, Abia Gov’ship Race
APC Primaries: Dattijo Canvasses Kaduna Delegate Votes
Imo PDP Holds 3 Man Ward Congress, Ad hoc Delegates
NEITI Reviews Gender, Environmental Frameworks In Extractive Industry
Presidential Primaries: The Predictions

The Sun

Rivers PDP: Accountant General, Fubara, clinches governorship ticket
2023: Obi dumps PDP, to actualise ambition on another platform
Ekweremadu, Luke, Abaribe, Gbagi, boycott Enugu, Akwa Ibom, Abia, Delta PDP guber primaries
Signposting increasing investment inflows, Temile awards new vessel building contract
Akwa-Ibom APC members protest alleged imposition
Zulum confirms 32 killed by ISWAP
Buhari mourns Borno, Katsina terror victims, vows perpetrators’ll face justice
Lawan suspends campaign in Borno over attack
Buhari spits fire over murder of Fatima, 4 children
Protesting NANS members want FG to stop lecturers’ salaries
Bauchi gov hails non-signing of Electoral Act by Buhari
Murder of OAU student: Why we took oath – Receptionist
APC primary: Confusion, tension grip aspirants
Concerned Nigerians write APC, PDP over plans to monetise presidential primaries
Rivers 2023: Dagogo fails to stop PDP primary
Signposting increasing investment inflows, Temile awards new vessel building contract
Badadbi community lauds Ashaka Cement over electricity project
AIB-N releases 3 serious incident reports
Amazon, Facebook register for tax in Nigeria
CBN raises MPR to 13%
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)
Troops kill 3 suspected kidnappers in Benue
Okada ban: Coalition backs Sanwo-Olu, urges total clampdown
Kaduna train attack: Abductees’ families beg FG to accept terrorists’ swap deal
Akwa-Ibom APC members protest alleged imposition
Residents lament as erosion threatens to swallow Abia estate
Imo explosion: I can’t believe my 17-year-old son is gone forever, father mourns 2
Nigeria’s oldest Pentecostal movement leader celebrates 93 in style
Lawan suspends campaign in Borno over attack
Residents lament as erosion threatens to swallow Abia estate
Protesting NANS members want FG to stop lecturers’ salaries
Terrorism: Court moves Kanu’s trial to June 28
… Family takes legal action against UK over alleged failure to protect him
Again, gunmen invade Katsina Catholic church abduct 2 priests, visitors

Vanguard

Why I dumped PDP, withdrew from Presidential race – Peter Obi
Rivers guber primaries: Wike’s choice, Fubara wins
CAPPA felicitates Chima Williams over Goldman prize
Monkeypox vaccine producer says enough supplies are available
Don’t subvert party members will, Ogun PDP Rep candidate tells NWC
AU Chief says Africa becomes collateral victim of Ukraine conflict
Chima Williams, ERA/FoEN ED, six others win Goldman Environmental Prize
Lecturer in Sokoto court over Child abandonment
As Diden goes to Senate for Delta South
CIAN’s book prepares Nigerians ahead of 2023 election
Firms organise maiden tennis tournament for pest control practitioners
2023: Why Tambuwal is Nigeria’s best option
It’s time to rebuild Nigeria, together!
It doesn’t make sense anymore
SDP Presidential Primaries: Prince Adewole Adebayo submits nomination form
Babies begin to die as hunger spreads in Somalia
Adegoke: Deceased cause of death cannot be determined anatomically — Pathologist
Top 10 Most Popular Record Labels in Nigeria, 2022
Uber hits 1bn trip milestone in Africa
PDP primary: Oborevwori beats Edevbie, Manager, Otuaro, others to clinch Delta guber ticket
Jandor clinches PDP guber ticket in Lagos
2023 Guber: Season of Withdrawal
Don’t turn Katsina APC gov’ship primaries to do or die affairs – Masari warns aspirants
South-West Governors owing us N242billion — Pensioners
Mourinho sets UEFA club competition record with Europa Conference League win
Ikediashi hails sheriff’s Delta PDP guber victory
AS Roma win inaugural UEFA Europa Conference League title
Agbu Kefas wins Taraba PDP gov’ship ticket
Tension as Imo PDP postpones primaries
Udom felicitates with Umo Eno, Akwa Ibom PDP guber candidate
Borno, Katsina killings: Terrorists now boxed into a corner – Buhari
2023: Buhari has prepared me for task ahead – Osinbajo tells Lagos delegates
2023: Odeli felicitates with Oborevwori Delta PDP Guber candidate
Lawan halts campaign in honour of Borno farmers killed by terrorists
INEC told to penalise politicians buying votes at party primaries
Why I asked PDP delegates to refund my money – Ex VP Sambo’s son
2023: Kashim emerges Bauchi PDP guber candidate
Makinde wins Oyo PDP guber primaries
Amaechi supported North in 2015, North will back him in 2023 ― Group
Train Attack: Captives beg authorities to rescue them in fresh video
Family members of abducted train passengers protest in Abuja, demand rescue of loved ones
Ohanaeze Ndigbo condemns killings in Igbo land
Why it’s better to have children with someone you don’t love – Yvonne Nelson
BBNaija’s Laycon laments after not being nominated for Headies Award
Dchessking comes through with ‘Doings’
Uber hits 1bn trip milestone in Africa
AS Roma win inaugural UEFA Europa Conference League title
JUST IN: Soludo declares curfew, bans motorcycles, keke, shuttle buses from operating on Mondays
Environment: NEITI moves to hold oil companies, miners accountable
Dangote lists 7 points to stimulate investment, stabilize downstream sector
2023 PRESIDENCY: Choosing candidates via consensus undemocratic – Momodu
EDITORIAL
Closure of Dei-Dei Market, Abuja

Daily Trust

Yaman, APC Decampee, Wins Kwara PDP Guber Ticket
Wike’s Accountant General Wins Rivers PDP Guber Primary
FACT CHECK: Algeria Central Bank Governor, Not Emefiele, Was Sacked
Climate Change – The Bomb That Exploded While We Slept
How I’ll End Insecurity If Elected President -Ken Nnamani
65-Year-Old Guard Nabbed For Abduction, Rape Of Minors In Kwara
Killing Of Pregnant Woman, Children In Anambra Callous, Demeaning – Osinbajo
NYSC Scandal: Oduah Should Be Recalled, Prosecuted, Barred From Elective Posts – SAN
Katoh Wins Plateau Utd Player Of The Month Award
Kida Dares Dare, Denounces Basketball Management Committee
Alcaraz Saves Match Point In Survival Epic
A Goat Named Saddam
Raducanu, Sakkari Knocked Out In Second Round
Soludo ‘Moves Against IPOB’, Declares Curfew In 7 LGAs
Labaran Maku Withdraws From PDP Governorship Primaries Race
PDP Primaries: Aspirants’ Supporters Clash Over Delegates’ List In Ogun
FLASHBACK: How Jonathan Fired Stella Oduah Over Bulletproof Car Scandal
Dan Barde Clinches PDP Governorship Ticket In Gombe
PDP Delegates Cannot Ignore North West Voting Strength – Tambuwal Campaign
2023 Presidency: Yobe Youths Rally Support For Lawan
INEC Should Reform Delegate System – Barrister Gimba
Peter Obi Pulls Out Of PDP Presidential Race, Dumps Party
Buhari’s Decision Not To Sign Electoral Bill Better For Presidential Aspirants – Bauchi Gov
UPDATED: Stella Oduah Absconded From Service, Didn’t Get Our Certificate – NYSC
Gov Ikpeazu Wins PDP Senatorial Primary To Replace Abaribe
Expect Tough Response, Buhari Tells IPOB Over Killing Of Woman, 4 Kids
Bandits Abduct Catholic Priest, 7 Others In Katsina
2023 Presidency: I’d Use Technology To Tackle Insecurity, Unemployment, Others – Onu
Crisis As Segun Sowunmi Wins Ticket Of Ogun PDP Faction
Niger PDP Postpones Governorship Primaries After Protest
MURIC Condemns Killing Of Northern Woman, Children
No Going Back On June 1 Motorcycle Ban In Selected LG Areas — Sanwo-Olu
Member Representing Kwankwaso’s Constituency, 3 Others Dump NNPP For APC
2023: PDP Governorship Aspirant Demands Refund Of Nomination Fee
Kaduna-Abuja Train Victims’ Families Stage Protest, Begs FG To Release Terrorist’s Children
Gunman Kills 19 Children, Two Teachers In U.S School
Popular APC, PDP Presidential Aspirants Who Went Underground After Collecting Forms
Woman, 4 Kids Murdered By IPOB Buried In Anambra
Ekweremadu Withdraws From Enugu Gov’ship Race
Labaran Maku Withdraws From PDP Governorship Primaries Race
Zaniolo Fires Roma To Conference League Triumph
Climate Change – The Bomb That Exploded While We Slept
Editorial: As FG Mulls Resumption Of Abuja-Kaduna Train
Despite The Money In Honey, Nigeria’s Production Declines

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