News Headlines May 26, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 26, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Tinubu: I understand the magnitude of task ahead
• President-elect gets baton of service, transition documents • Buhari confers GCFR on Tinubu, GCON on Shettima • President: after a good race, I have passed the baton
Lawyer fined N40m for case against Tinubu’s inauguration
I’m honoured leading Biden’s team, says Home Secretary
DSS warns against plans to disrupt inaugural ceremonies
Why I had no dispute with National Assembly, by Buhari
U.S. 2024: Florida governor to challenge Trump for ticket
Police order tight security in Eagle Square, states
What Tinubu should do, by Shagari
‘Sirika trying to hoodwink country with Nigeria Air’
Continue with our development plan, Buhari urges Tinubu
Adamu: I knew nothing about education when I became minister
Alumni bring national fresh breath to alma mater
NISER, MacArthur Foundation seek behavioural change against corruption
Obasanjo to Nigerians in Diaspora: reciprocate unity back home
Nigerian Idol Season 8 Live Show kicks off
Tinubu’s biopic, Last Man Standing to premiere in Abuja today
Seaman’s Schnapps enhances Olota’s 5th coronation anniversary
Annie rise in defence as 2baba comes under fire for cheating comment
Cricket: Nigeria U-19 team arrives India, begins training.
Seven arrested over Vinicius racism incidents
Northern youths beg G7-members to back Abbas as speaker
Onoh slams Bwala’s procrastination over May 29
Middle Belt leaders, stakeholders write Tinubu, back Lalong for SGF
Tribunal dismisses SDP petition in Ondo
EDITORIAL: Subomi Balogun (1934 – 2023)
• A banker of note and reputable philanthropist goes home
Averting adversarial 10th Assembl
Tinubu: The ambitious shall live by faith
Tinubu: Towards smooth sail of national ship
Parable of the cabbage and the rose


Buhari Confers GCFR, GCON on Tinubu, Shettima, Hands over Transition Documents to President-elect
NEITI: Oil, Gas , Mining Reports on 168 Extractive Firms, Agencies Ready in June
Jedy-Agba Appraises REA, Declares It Star Agency
Brain Drain: New Report Puts Percentage of Professionals Willing to Leave Nigeria at 52%
Again, Malami Distances Self from Illegal Sale of 48 Million Barrels of Crude, Insists Allegations False
Agba Presents Scorecard, Blames Governors for Rising Poverty
Bawuah: UBA has Supported Govts Across Africa in Infrastructure, Trade Financing
Akeredolu: We’ve Improved Ondo’s IGR from N700m to about N3.3bn Monthly
NBET, Transcorp Sign Power Purchase Agreement for 726mw of Electricity
Nigeria Air: AON Condemns Sirika’s Alleged Flagrant Disregard for Court Order
LEAP Africa, International Youth Foundation Launch New Fund
Stanbic IBTC Holdings Shareholders Laud N45.35bn Dividend, 2022 Performance
JumiaPay Nigeria Partners Trove Finance to Simplify Investment
Stakeholders Proffer Ways to Revamp Aviation Sector Ahead of May 29
Inside Mele Kyari’s Gas Credentials
Firm Moves to Improve Digital Services in Nigeria
NAMA to Deploy Surface Movement Radar, Ground Control System
Despite Several Moves to Defend His Action, Criticisms Trail Aviation Minister’s Last Minute Appointments
NGX: Total Allotments for FGN Savings Bonds Rise to N5.06bn in Five Months
How Not to File A Frivolous Suit
Beaconhill Smile Group Takes Oral Health to Communities
Flying Eagles Land in Buenos Aires as Bosso Insists Brazil Beatable
Group Launch Support for the Devt of Golf
Edo Deputy Governor to Flag off Okpekpe Race on Saturday
The Akpabio Syndrome, Yet Again
NAMA to Deploy Surface Movement Radar, Ground Control System
Despite Several Moves to Defend His Action, Criticisms Trail Aviation Minister’s Last Minute Appointments
NGX: Total Allotments for FGN Savings Bonds Rise to N5.06bn in Five Months
Tingo Mobile Gets First Issuer Rating, Positive Outlook

The Punch

May 29: Tinubu gets transition report, vows to tackle insecurity, power crisis
Health workers begin indefinite strike, FG shuns demands
I want to become rope skipping world champion – Guinness World Record holder
Reps insist on $2.4bn oil sale probe, grill Malami
Nigerian officials didn’t want me to win COJA 2003 gold — Aliu
Gombe: Three corps members to repeat service year
Cheers as Tinubu, Shettima grace #RenewedHopeConcert in Abuja
NDLEA raids Ogun drug joints, nabs 17 suspects
Residents raise concerns over Lagos child beggars
Defiled Lagos pupil’s parents protest, want school shut
Killers of Ogun ex-permanent secretary, wife arrested
Eight in court for beating up policeman
Rate hike: Expect higher prices, MAN, NECA warn CBN
African subsidiaries contribute 50% to UBA’s earnings – CEO
Digital platform launched to guide investors
‘I’ve run a good race, finished my course,’ says Buhari
NSCDC threatens to prosecute unlicensed private guard companies
Stop stealing public funds, build people, Kwankwaso tells politicians.
How Dangote refinery can ease forex scarcity — Emefiele
Buhari’s cabinet members switching allegiance to Tinubu – Garba Shehu
United told to pay £140m for Osimhen
Bosso lauds Flying Eagles character against Italy
#RenewedHopeConcert: Pasuma, Asake, Timaya, 43 other musicians thrill fans at Tinubu’s inauguration concert
How Tina Turner played crucial role in Australian rugby league
P-Square set to release album after nine years
Tina Turner: the raw power of rock and roll
Tina Turner’s life in dates
Editorial: Buhari years: Education, health take severe bashing
Dangote refinery: The checked and missing lines
PUNCH Panorama: Determining who you really want to marry
Bola Tinubu and Nigeria’s Coat of Arms
Cardinal Onaiyekan’s political calculations
In three days, a king will be crowned
Africa Day: My Vision for Payments in Africa
Tolu Ogunkoya: Good-natured and gracious
May 25: Why politics matters for Africa’s development
I want to become rope skipping world champion – Guinness World Record holder
How to fix your laptop
PMI dismisses AI threat to jobs
Nigerian pharmacists lament scarcity of ‘widely used’ GSK drugs
More women engage in trafficking, adoption crimes – NAPTIP
UPDATED: Health workers begin indefinite strike
Lagos builds 126 classrooms in six districts
Wesley students to represent Nigeria in global competition
Nigeria’s longest-serving education minister, Adamu bids farewell
Delta to shut secondary schools over cultism


Foundation Donates 10,000 Plastic Bottles To Lagos School As Tuition Fees
Kano, Bichi Emirs’ Late Mother Deserves To Be In Guinness Book Of Record – Buhari
Appeal Court Slams N40m Fine On Ex-Presidential Candidate Over Suit Against Tinubu’s Inauguration
Osinbajo Takes Shettima On Familiarisation Tour Of Aso Villa
115 EFCC Cadets Graduate From Police Training Camp
24 Hours To Swearing-in, Yobe Interim LG Chair Dies
Buhari Flags Of 2023 Hajj Airlift Operations, Tasks NAHCON On Pilgrims’ Welfare
ARDA Hails Dangote, Says Refinery ‘ll Reduce Import Of High-sulphur Fuel To Africa
Transition: Buhari Passes Symbolic Baton To Tinubu, Says I’ve Run A Good Race
IGP Redeploys Senior Police Officers
Uzodimma Not Against APC’s Choice Of Senate President, Says Imo Govt
Shettima: Speak Out On Public Holiday Allegation, PDP Tells Buhari, Federal Govt
Senate President: Akpabio’s Kinsmen Kick Against Plot To Sideline Him
May 29: Abia Will Celebrate Joining Progressive States’ League – LP
10th NASS: Niger Delta Youth Leaders Insist On Akpabio, Barau
Resist Imposition Of NASS Leadership, Group Urges G-7
ARDA Hails Dangote, Says Refinery ‘ll Reduce Import Of High-sulphur Fuel To Africa
Nigeria Air Must Not Fly, Lawyer Writes Buhari

The Sun

3 days to handover: Again, DSS alleges plot to disrupt inauguration
Nigeria in capable hands –Buhari
one minute ago
Obi, Sani task LP lawmaker-elects on team work
It’s taboo to name 2nd Niger Bridge after Buhari –IPOB
Ugwuanyi inaugurates Enugu Infectious Disease Hospital
Abia election tribunal: Ohuabunwa suffers setback
Be upright, firm, CJN tells tribunal judges
Anxiety as 3 courts decides on suits challenging Tinubu’s inauguration
Parliamentary advocates reject APC’s micro-zoning
2023 polls: ‘Go to court’ mantra, mockery of democracy –Modebelu
We’ll improve on fines, unclaimed dividends, Access Bank assures shareholders
FG admits $2.3trn infrastructure gap, needs $150bn yearly to catch up
Minister charges NDIC board to help tackle low revenue, NPLs
JA Africa CEO, Nwogugu named among 10 finalists for Africa Education Medal 2023
3 days to handover: Again, DSS alleges plot to disrupt inauguration
Nigeria in capable hands –Buhari
Mac Roc Sessions: Giving hope to Nigerian talents
Go for victory against Brazil, Gusau charges Flying Eagles
Premier League teams need restructuring –Ogunade
FIFA U20 W/Cup: Brazil will fall –Bosso
Round of 16: Nigeria may face Ecuador, Honduras, Uruguay
Editorial: UBEC’s N46 billion unutilised fund
Police and sustained banditry, kidnapping
May 29, power and our collective imagination
EFCC chairman, Matawalle and Zamfara’s darkest era
Goodbye, Buhari

Daily Trust

Nasarawa Gov To Cabinet Members: Some Of You Worked Against My Reelection
Adamu: I Didn’t Know Anything About Education Sector When Buhari Appointed Me
Some Of Buhari’s Staff Switching Allegiance To Tinubu — Garba Shehu
Father Defiles 5-Year-Old Daughter In Ogun
Police Arrest 2 Women Over Fake Currency, 6 Others
Plateau Crisis: JIBWIS Urges Religious Tolerance
Don’t Disappear After Collecting NDE Loan – DG
FCT Population Commissioner Loses Mum
TRANSITION: Osinbajo Takes Shettima On Aso Rock Tour
Court Of Appeal Slams N40m Fine Over Suit Seeking To Stop Tinubu
I Won’t Disappoint You, Tinubu Assures Nigerians
‘Allow Me Resign’, Female Police Officer ‘Held Against Her Will’ Raises Alarm
Kano, Oyo Top Beneficiaries Of Nigeria Competitiveness Project – Official
Lagos’ Transformation Must Be Sustained – University Don
‘Maltreatment’: Yewa Indigenes Storm Ogun Governor’s Office
I Started My Journalism Career As A Cub Reporter – Gov Bala Mohammed
I’m Hot Tempered, Says Zulum
FG Boosts Facilitation With 1,024-Passenger Capacity Terminal At MMA, Gulps N2.2bn
Shell’s Exit From Niger Delta Mustn’t Trigger More Harm, Amnesty Tells Tinubu
NBET, Transcorp Sign 726MW Power Purchasing Pact
NUPRC Signs Seven New Regulations Into Law
CAC Unveils Ownership Register Of Companies
3 Days To Go: Nigerians Knock APC On Campaign Promises
Delta Assembly Passed 60 Bills In 4 Years, Lost 2 Members – Speaker
May 29: Don Urges Youths To Reject Violence
10th NASS Leadership: Reject Executive Interference, Lawmakers-Elect Urged
Why I Dropped My Deputy As Running Mate – Bauchi Gov
Dybala An Injury Doubt For Europa Final – Mourinho
Swiatek Braced For Tougher Path To Third Paris Title
Djokovic Seeded To Meet Alcaraz In Semifinals
O’Connell College, GSS Karu For Nestlé Milo Basketball National Finals
Gusau Charges Flying Eagles To Maintain Momentum Against Brazil
Germany Slips Into Recession As Inflation, Higher Interest Bite
Tina Turner, Legendary Music Star, Dies At 83
Editorial: Children’s Day: Justice For Master Ayomide Adeghalu
Plateau Crisis: JIBWIS Urges Religious Tolerance
Residents Kick As Suspect Tortured To Death In Abuja Vigilante Office
Kidnapping: Kaduna Villagers Lament Indiscriminate Arrests By Troops


Benue Assembly passes ‘bogus’ pension bill for ex-govs, ex-deputy govs
Why I refrained from meddling in National Assembly affairs since 2015 ― Buhari
Why Nigerians must take back their country — Peter Obi
Fashola defends Buhari on last minute contracts, loans
‘Shine Your Eye No Fall Mugu’: NCC warns Nigerians against activities of fraudsters
MURIC demands update on gun-bearing pastor
UNIFEMGA makes case for education sector
Muslim women’s group asks UN to review anti-Islamic CEDAW articles
Hajj preparations
NTTS 2023: Stakeholders advocate collaboration, structured policy for seamless implementation of AfCFTA
With Nigerians’ support, prayers, Tinubu, Shettima will succeed —Al-Habibiyyah leader, Imam Fuad Adeyemi
Sabinus, Terry G, Sean Tizzle set for fifth edition of ‘Funbi’s bus’
Entertainment is all I was born to do — Blessing Adewole
Exquisite rooftop lounge, Sky Garden opens in Lagos
Fearless Energy Drink powers ‘Fast and Furious X movie’ premiere
9th Anniversary: We remain committed to providing affordable housing, succor for Nigerians — Onalaja
Nigerian Idol Season 8: Theatre week ends as top 10 contestants emerge
Nigerian fashion designers are set for global domination— Kotila Adefolake
Kayode Fayemi, Akinwunmi Ambode, others launch Steve Ayorinde’s book on Nollywood
Gov Abiodun’s four years of stewardship
As Governor Okowa bows out
Seun Kuti and his ‘idan slap’
Falana sues Chief of Army Staff, others over extra-judicial killing of police officer
A call for change in the sustainability reporting landscape
Political positions and leaders with integrity questions
Niger govt to ban export of unprocessed shea nuts
My administration will continue infrastructure upgrade, renewal ― Sanwo-Olu
Proceeding with Tinubu’s inauguration unconstitutional – Datti reiterates
Reps grill Malami over alleged $2.4bn crude oil sale
Reports on extractive industry to be released in June ― NEITI
Shettima: Declaring Friday public holiday will cause crisis, PDP warns Buhari
Factors responsible for premature hair graying
Court slams N40m fine on ex-presidential candidate for seeking to stop Tinubu’s inauguration
Alleged forgery: We’ll declare you wanted if…, Court tells Fani-Kayode
DEVELOPING: Tension as ‘land grabbers’ invade Ibadan community with bulldozer
‘Truth will prevail’, Utomi reacts as LP candidate accuses him of secretly working for Tinubu
Fashola flags-off N90bn dualisation of Akure-Ado-Ekiti road
Naira gains ahead of Tinubu’s inauguration
Four days to handover, SMBLF sets agenda for Tinubu’s govt


We’ll award contracts, borrow till May 28 midnight – FG
I knew nothing about education sector before Buhari appointed me – Adamu
Ex-presidential candidate fined N40m for trying to stop Tinubu’s inauguration
Asiwaju and strategic humility
80% MSMEs optimistic about business opportunities —SURVEY
Naira drops against dollar by 0.07%
INTEREST RATES: Manufacturers kick against increases, list challenges
VFD Group’s shareholders endorse N32.5bn capital raising, dividend
Chrisland: Prosecution tenders 3 documents against staff as Whitney’s father testifies
3 corps members to repeat service year
Yauri students: No talks on ransom, our secretary is dead — Parents
Taliban’s treatment of women ‘crime against humanity’ – Report
Fire engulfs Ganduje’s residence
Buhari confers GCFR honour on Tinubu
Japa: It’ll hurt our economy, MP condemns UK’s ban on families of foreign students
CBN gives out N8trn in interventions to private sector in last 5 years – Emefiele
Fire engulfs Ganduje’s residence
Buhari’s fight against corruption not easy task, surpasses previous govts — Bawa
UN chief appoints ex-UK envoy to Nigeria as Special Representative to Somalia
Man, 28, defiled 5year-old daughter in Ogun
Japa: Six implications of UK visa restrictions on Nigerian students bringing families
Tinubu’s inauguration: You can’t stop aggrieved voters from protesting — Udenta tells DSS
May 29: We’ll stop any attempt to scuttle handover — DSS warns
‘I want to live long’ – Tonto Dikeh opens up on heart condition
Seun Kuti faults UK visa ban on dependants of Nigerian students
VJ Adams chides teenagers leaving parents’ house at age 17
I’m ‘king of afrobeats’ – Davido reckons
I spent at least N50m on my girlfriend in last two years – Joeboy
80% MSMEs optimistic about business opportunities —SURVEY
INTEREST RATES: Manufacturers kick against increases, list challenges
VFD Group’s shareholders endorse N32.5bn capital raising, dividend
Nigeria’s economy to grow by 4.1% amid crises – AfDB projects
Health workers begin indefinite strike
New health insurance act helps regulate service providers, HMOs better – NHIA
LASUTH infrastructural development will boost healthcare in Lagos – Sanwo-Olu
Man Utd beat Chelsea 4 – 1, qualify for Champions League
What Ronaldo told me when we first met – Girlfriend reveals
Imo: How not to police a state
Good riddance, Buhari: You came, you saw, you failed woefully!
Report writing
2022 Strike: Ngige lied – UNIZIK ASUU

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