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News Headlines May 3, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Bury Zoning and Bury Nigeria, South/Middle Belt Leaders Warn
•Declare another eight years of northern presidency unacceptable
Buhari: Rescuing Kidnapped Train Passengers Delicate, Requires Wisdom
•Assures families victims will safely return •Says terrorists using captives as human shields, making their…
Banks, Others’ Borrowings from CBN Fell by 66% to N1.4trn in Four Months
FIFA Fines Nigeria $.15m, Bars Fans from Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja
2023: Two Groups Move to Stop PDP Convention over Power Rotation, Zoning
IMF: 20 Sub-Saharan African Countries in Debt Distress, High Risk of…
Access Bank Promotes 800 Employees as it Transitions to Holdco Structure
APC Chieftain Decries Petition to Stop Abiodun’s Second Term
Nigeria’s Oil Under-production Undermines OPEC Projection in April
Geometric Completes Retrofitting of Power Turbine in US, Returns Equipment
Address Workers’ Demands to End Strike, SSANU Tells FG
Adamu to Adeboye: There Are No Signs 2023 Elections Won’t Hold
N’Assembly Staff Rejects Deferred Payment of Outstanding National Minimum Wage, Threaten…
Humanitarian Minister Mourns Victims of Collapsed Lagos Building
Gunmen Kill, Behead Two Soldiers in Imo
CBN: Nigeria Requires N60bn Annually to Meet Local Demand for Palm…
Sylva: OPEC, Russia, Others Ready to Invest in Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline…
World Press Freedom Day: Buhari Warns Media against Sponsored Reports Ahead…
2023: Peter Obi Pledges to Boost Food Exports, Tackle Poverty
Presidential Pardon: Group Decries Delay in Effecting Nyame, Dariye Release
Ekiti Residents Block Road, Protest Incessant Kidnapping
Ngige: Nothing Wrong with Doctors Leaving Nigeria, They ‘ll Return Better…
How Saraki Prevented Buhari’s Impeachment for Spending $496,374,470 Without Legislative Approval
Lawan: Pressure to Run for President Speculative, Awaiting God’s Direction
El-Rufai: We’re Determined to Address Kaduna’s Security Challenges
Be Alive to Your Responsibilities, Buhari Reads Riot Act to Security…
Insecurity: IG Orders Enhanced Aerial Surveillance, Deploys Helicopters
Obaseki, Ehanire Seek Increased Private Partnership to Improve Healthcare
2023: Nigeria Needs Credible Leaders That Can Do Better Than Us,…
PDP Moves NEC to Monday over Zoning of Presidential Ticket
Police Arrest Nine Suspected Kidnappers in Ekiti Forest
Sit-at-Home: Gunmen Kill Policeman, Two Others in Anambra Communities
Eid-el-Fitr: Jonathan, Emmanuel, Tambuwal, Fayemi Felicitate Muslims
Dearth of Top Officers Affects Immigration Service Operations
Buhari Tweets First Time Since Nigeria Lifted Twitter Ban
Ondo PDP, Akeredolu Biker over Plot to Deduct Workers’…
2023: ‘Why APC May Not Zone Presidency to South’
Lagos CP Warns NURTW against Breach of Peace
PDP Guber Aspirant Calls for Continuous Prayers to End Insecurity
Muslims Mark Eid-el- Fitr amid Tight Security in Ilorin
Oyo Senator, Balogun, Resigns from PDP
2023: Dosunmu Vows to Dislodge APC in Lagos
This Week In Tech
Fuel Scarcity: Seven Reasons Why Mele Kyari Deserves Commendation
Chrisland Sex Scandal: Abdication of Duty by Parents and Schools
‘Complete Transformation of Society Necessary to Halve Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Professor Drags Bayelsa Rep, Oseke to Court over Outstanding Professional Fees
Edo State High Court Restrains Edo GIS from Demanding and Collecting…
Election and Defection: Who Owns the Votes? (Part 3)
Run, Jonathan, Run; You Can!
Raising the Issue of Irregularity in Service of Originating Processes on Appeal
BRACING FOR THE LOOMING FOOD CRISIS
WAS UZAMERE REALLY TALKING ABOUT BALA MOHAMMED?
JUSTICE FOR THE STREET FIGHTER
NIGERIA AND THE MALARIA CHALLENGE
Again, Nigeria Cuts Oil Production Losses from Sabotage, Assets’ Breakdowns, Force…
ZONING AND ITS UGLY CONSEQUENCES
Abumet Upscales to Higher Quality Standards, Receives ISO 9001
NOT A MATTER OF PRAYERS
World Press Freedom Day: Buhari Warns Media against Sponsored Reports
Ojikutu Advises Presidential, Other Aspirants to Renounce Second Citizenship
2023: Enugu PDP Ward Congresses Hailed as Peaceful, Credible
Troops Kill 20 Terrorists in Lake Chad Basin
Kwara APC Group Urges AbdulRazaq to Intervene in Edu LG…
Uzodimma Deploys Security Operatives to Guide Owerri Metropolis over Daughter’s Wedding
2023: Poll Reveals Osinbajo is Most Preferred Candidate
FIFA Fines Nigeria $.15m, Bars Fans from Moshood Abiola National Stadium…
2023: CSO Urges INEC to Unbundle Technical Department to Guarantee Credible…
Buhari Tells Security Chiefs to Take Responsibility, Go after Terrorists, Eliminate…
Dattijo Joins El-Rufai in Observing Eid Prayers
NHRC Insists Prioritising Labour Rights Critical to Devt
Masari Expends N70.99bn on Pension, Gratuities
Kogi Labour Tasks Govt to Model Secondary Schools, Recruit More Teachers
El-Rufai Expresses Commitment in Addressing Security Challenges in Kaduna
2023: I’ll Reclaim Ebonyi Back to PDP, Says Senator Igwe-Nwagu
US Body Ranks ABUAD Best Nigerian Varsity
2023 Delta Central: Dafinone Seeks to Replace Omo-Agege in Senate
Ganduje Bans Banners, Posters during Eid Prayers, Sallah Festivities
Nigeria Needs Leader of My Competence, Experience, Says Hayatu-Deen
Law Making is Serious Business, Says Adeyemi
2023: Uchechukwu Ogah Joins Abia Gubernatorial Race
The Demise of Nigerian Textile Industry
Nurturing Cassava Seed Entrepreneurs
US Seeks Collaboration with NUPRC, Commits to Funding of Gas Infrastructure
Stakeholders List Barriers to LPG Growth in Nigeria, Seek Massive Funding
NIPOST: Partnership with Transxor Technologies Will Digitise Courier Operations
OLAWALE OLUWO: I Will Scrap Alpha Beta If Elected Lagos Governor
Finally, Igbos Speak with One Voice on Zoning 2023 Presidency…
Pius Anyim: Without Zoning, PDP Will Lose 2023 Elections
Examining Society’s Failure and Teenagers’ Propensity to Crime
South Africa Expects Tough Opener against Nigeria in Morocco
UEFA Imposes More Sanctions on Russia
Champions League: Madrid’s Alaba Doubtful against Man City
Feyenoord Fans Contribute to Bankroll Dessers Transfer Fee
Mayweather to Storm Abuja ahead of the Skies of Dubai Fight
Heineken Takes UCL Magic to Enugu as City Dare Madrid
2023 Political Realities That Annoy And Heal
Nigeria: Bumpy Road To 2023
2023 Political Realities That Annoy And Heal
Editorial: GROWING CITIES, ‘URBAN JUNGLES’
2023 and Jonathan: Between Legality and Regional Interest
Examining Society’s Failure and Teenagers’ Propensity to Crime

The Nation

Policeman, three others killed in Anambra
10 die, 23 rescued in Lagos building collapse
‘Until door is finally closed, I’m still in presidential race
Man, woman found dead inside vehicle
NURTW fracas: Lagos CP warns troublemakers
Terrorists use captives as human shield, says Buhari
Campaign for APC, PDP presidential tickets hot up
Disqualified PDP presidential aspirants face panel Tuesday
Report of pressure to join 2023 presidential race speculative,
PDP’s desperation may cost South president, says VON DG
Panel screens 130 House of Assembly, 23 Governorship, 73 National…
Soyinka visits Igboho in Benin Republic
APC national youth leader sets up committee to boost young…
Obi promises to transform Nigeria
Report of pressure to join 2023 presidential race speculative, says…
PDP’s desperation may cost South president, says VON DG
Panel screens 130 House of Assembly, 23 Governorship, 73 National…
Institute seeks safety at workplace
Man, woman found dead inside vehicle
Tinubu will win APC primary, says senator
Dessers wants Feyenoord stay
Ofili, Chukwuma, Ashe dazzle in U.S.
Europa League: Rangers’ coach challenges Aribo, Bassey…

The Punch

Rivers 2023: Abe shuns consensus arrangement, buys APC gov form
FG may release detained terrorists in exchange for 68 train hostages
2023: Igbo youths recommend successor to Abia gov
2023: My ambition anchored on God, not man – Ebonyi PDP gov aspirant
Rise above partisan politics, IPAC urges Buhari
Presidency: APC may field northern candidate, awaits PDP primary
My grouse with Saraki, Tambuwal, other northern PDP presidential aspirants – Wike
Imo: Gunmen rape soldier before fiancé, behead victims, post video
Tears as corper, nine tenants die in Lagos building collapse
Sit-at-home: Gunmen kill brothers, policeman, other in Anambra
Court remands woman for stabbing neighbour to death in Ondo
Ondo court jails two for forging dead man’s signature
Air Peace, mother differ as airline stops Dubai-bound child
44% of Nigerian firms paid hackers ransom in 2021 –Report
Imported vehicles: Customs’ agents write National Assembly over 15% levy
700 companies jostle for N12bn railway projects – NRC
My grouse with Saraki, Tambuwal, other northern PDP presidential aspirants – Wike
PDP, APC’s expensive nomination forms’ll encourage corruption – Ladoja
Oyetola’s aide makes case for gov’s re-election
Drug test: Joke taken too far, NNPP tells NDLEA
CSKA Moscow’s Ejuke may miss UCL after UEFA ban
FIFA imposes stadium bans on Nigeria, Senegal
Praises as Iwobi leads Everton survival battle
FIFA’s N63.9m fine lesson for Nigeria, say Okpala, Udeze
Nigerians jumping into conclusion, says Yul Edochie’s second wife
How my ex locked me up, raped me daily – Actress Juliet Ibrahim
I’ve decided to open OnlyFans page – Tonto Dikeh

Leadership

Abdulsalami, Sultan, Etsu Nupe Preach Peace, Set Agenda For Politicians
Zoning Not Dead, Buried, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Insist
Death Toll In Lagos Building Collapse Rises To 10
State Of The Nation: CAN Declares 3-day Prayers, Cautions Politicians-
My ‘Presidential Ambition’ Mere Speculation, Says Lawan
Human Rights: Portuguese Ambassador Meets Equatorial Guinea’s VP
JUST-IN: Gunmen Behead Military Couple As Army Orders Investigation
Lawan Hails Nigerian Journalists On World Press Freedom Day
Cameroonian Artiste, Koual, Eyes Global Entertainment Industry
Sallah: Ex-Kano Emir, Sanusi II, Leads Eid Prayer In Kaduna
Muslims Mark Eid-el-Fitr Amid Tight Security In Kwara
Eid-el-Fitr: Show Love To People Of Other Faiths, Uba Sani Urges Muslims
Anyanwu: PDP Candidates May Be Excluded From 2023 Polls, CUPP Warns ¹
Buhari Condoles Victims Of Lagos Building Collapse
Worker’s Day: Uba Sani Wants Federal Govt, ASUU To Resolve Issues
Mining Cadastre Office Rated Best Digital Innovation Agency

The Sun

IPOB: Kanu asks Appeal Court to dismiss charges against him
I’ll hand over to person Nigerians elect -Buhari
Iwuanyanwu, Mbaka thank The Sun for awards
World Press Freedom Day: Buhari salutes media’s role in sustaining democracy
2023: Race for PDP primary intensifies
Corps member, 9 others die in Lagos collapsed building
RCCG backs Osinbajo, says he’s nation’s only hope
Tampering with zoning equals to burning Nigeria,SMBLF tells Ango Abdullahi, others
Ugwuanyi supports Fr. Mbaka, foreign firm to establish varsity hospital, others at Adoration Centre
Saraki: Support Prayers With Positive Attitude
Anyim urges sustained prayers for Nigeria
Abdulsalami tasks Nigerians on peaceful co-existence
Nigeria has nothing left to share –Obi
Road to 2023: No justice in Jigawa PDP –Ibrahim Ringim
Road to 2023: Why I want to govern Ekiti –Ajayi, YPP guber candidate
PDP reschedules NEC meeting
‘Imo PDP ward congress inconclusive’
AfDB’ll partner MFBs to expand support for MSMEs –Adesina
Blame Naira depreciation on non-patronage of MSMEs –Industrialist
Stanbic IBTC launches Reward4Saving Promo Season 2
CITN tasks new members on tax-driven economy, inducts 372
Philanthropist joins fight against food insecurity
Dariye and Nyame: Quality of mercy stained
Two elders, one knotty issue
A desperate and disparate country
Is Jonathan a beautiful bride?
Zoning will die a costly death
Igbo, Tunde Bakare’s rock of offence
Ogun govt, Giz-Sedin partner to tackle climate change
40,000 smallholder farmers to get empowerment
Anxiety over Nigeria’s 3-month foreign inflows decline
3rd Geometric Power turbine returns to Nigeria
Electricity supply: Group wants eligible customers’ regulation approved
AfCFTA committee to develop policies for trade flow in Nigeria
Festac Town: From grace to grass
Oba of Benin spits fire
Nigerian youths charged on socio-economic growth
Interior designing contributes to nation’s GDP –Chukwujekwe
Tips on external exams
Amajuoji tasks FCFMT students to shun social vices
Corps member donates school uniforms to students
Osun community wants education college upgraded to varsity
Local content or local champions?
The US damning report on Nigerian judiciary
Dariye and Nyame: Quality of mercy stained
Two elders, one knotty issue
A desperate and disparate country
AfDB’ll partner MFBs to expand support for MSMEs –Adesina
Blame Naira depreciation on non-patronage of MSMEs –Industrialist
Stanbic IBTC launches Reward4Saving Promo Season 2
CITN tasks new members on tax-driven economy, inducts 372
Philanthropist joins fight against food insecurity
Ogun govt, Giz-Sedin partner to tackle climate change
40,000 smallholder farmers to get empowerment
Anxiety over Nigeria’s 3-month foreign inflows decline
3rd Geometric Power turbine returns to Nigeria
Electricity supply: Group wants eligible customers’ regulation approved
AfCFTA committee to develop policies for trade flow in Nigeria
Vendors record high patronage at GTCO food, drink fair
Checking illicit financial flow’s collective responsibility –IoDCCG
Nigeria has nothing left to share –Obi
Tampering with zoning equals to burning Nigeria,SMBLF tells Ango Abdullahi, others

Daily Trust

PHOTOS: Sallah Day At Aso Rock
APC Presidential Ticket: Senators Divided Over Moves To Pick Lawan As Consensus Candidate
10 Bodies Recovered From Lagos Collapsed Building
The Agony Of Biafran War Veterans
2023: Nigerians Will Decide My Successor — Buhari
Disquiet In Lagos, Ebonyi APC Over Endorsement Of Sanwo-Olu, Speaker
Why We Want Osinbajo To Succeed Buhari – Women Group
2023: Stakeholders Want Issue-Based Campaign
Anambra PDP Ward Congresses: How We Were Forced To Announce Cancellation – C’ttee
Ekiti Gov’ship: Yiaga Africa To Deploy 500 Observers
Why I Want To Replace Abdullahi Adamu At N/Assembly – Aliyu
Rivers Gov’ship: APC Stakeholders Will Unite Before 2023 – Chieftain
Men Can’t Intimidate Me – Female C/River Gov’ship Aspirant
Traditional Leaders And Quest For Peace, Security In The Middle Belt
Energy Security And Geopolitics: Why Nuclear Power Makes Sense
EDITORIAL: Imo Illegal Refinery Fire, One Incident Too Many
Is Outlawing Ransom Payment The Best Way To Proceed?
Power Sector Reforms: More Cash Less Electricity
May Day: Betterment For The Nigerian Worker
Open Letter To Bauchi State Governor
Lagos Teacher Defiles 8-Year-Old Pupil Inside Classroom
Road Show Held To Celebrate 2022 World Safety Day
Monarch Lauds Nasarawa Gov For Dislodging Bandits In His Kingdom
2 Arrested Over Defilement Of Minor In Edo
4 Cultists Held For Murder In Ogun
Gombe CP Decorates 317 Inspectors
Crisis Brews As Abuja Council Converts Eid Ground To Market, Motor Park
Cultists Kill 3 In Kwara
Police Parade 69 Ritualists, Kidnappers In Ogun
Bus Driver Arrested With N3m Indian Hemp
After N3m Ransom, 2 Sisters Regain Freedom
Eid -El- Fitr: FCT Natives Facilitate With Muslims
Kaduna LG Boss Enjoins Muslims To Imbibe Teachings Of Ramadan
Despite Non-Remittance By NNPC, FAAC Shares N1.9trn In 3months
NCC Moves To Disconnect Fake, Stolen Phones From Networks
Firm Moves Against Rejection Of Nigerian Exports
How Master Plan Will Revamp Nigeria’s Energy Sector – FG
We’ll Not Compromise On Strict Adherence To Regulations – NCAA
Stringent Bank Requirements Challenge To Nigeria’s SME Growth – Alakija
Sallah: Traders Make Brisk Business In Edo
Nigeria Should First Get Primary Healthcare Delivery Right
Hospital Denies Claims On Drug Fund
Cancer Breakthrough: Scientists Find Clues That Raise Hopes About Better Treatments
Long COVID Sufferers Who Sing Lullabies Find It Easier To Breathe – Study
PanAfricare Tasks Secondary Students On Malaria Elimination
Digital Health Solutions Key To Solving Primary Healthcare Challenges – Experts
‘Nigeria Not Where It Should Be On Immunisation Agenda 2030’
Anxiety As Senate Moves To Amend NAHCON Act
Adekuoroye Shines As Ondo, Bayelsa Dominate At Gov Diri Wrestling Tourney
Monfils Sets Up Second-Round Clash With Djokovic
FIFA Fines Nigeria, 48 Others For Violence During WCup Qualifiers
Ortom Pledges Support For Lobi Stars’ Fight Against Relegation
Villarreal Seek Perfection To Beat Liverpool
Farah Coy About Future After Defeat By Club Runner
Wanted – A Visionary Leader To Fix Nigeria
Zazzau Emirate Suspends Kaduna Legislator, 3 District Heads Over ‘Use Of Thugs’ During Sallah
Edo Gov’t To Ban Street Begging
Murder, Armed Robbery Charges Prepared Me For Leadership – Wike
Buhari: Why It’s Difficult To Crush Bandits
Sallah: Cleric Cautions Muslims Against Show-Off, Insolence
‘Why We Beheaded Army Couple’, Militant Speaks
2023: Buhari Speaks On Who He Would Hand Over To
Allow Peace In Nigeria, Sultan Tells Politicians

Vanguard

Buhari, Saraki aides clash over purchase of Tucano Jets
I almost committed suicide, KOK opens up on terrifying childhood
FOREX: Turnover in I&E up 201% to $14.53bn in 4 months
Jonathan’s eligibility: The law and politics
PHOTOS: Buhari participates in Eid-Al-Fitr Prayers at Mambila Barracks
SFTAS: FG pays states $138.5m
Metaphor of drug tests for aspirants
Ebute Metta: Lagos govt evacuates occupants of distressed building
The vice-presidency is incurable frustration (4)
MTN declares N174.44bn final dividends
Breastfeeding under attack as formula milk marketers engage social media platforms, influencers
Be mindful of sponsored political news, Buhari tells media
Insecurity: Rechannel N92.12bn meant for Abuja Airport 2nd runway to properly fund Police, says Nnamani
Access Bank promotes 800 employees as transition to Holdco structure
Eid-el-fitr: God’ll continually help us tackle challenges, answer prayer of all Nigerians — Osinbajo
Nigeria’s party-political season of ‘philanthropy’ primaries
There is no reason vaccine coverage should be under 50% in Northern Nigeria – Bill Gates
Delta 2023: Forum PDP chairmen endorses Oborevwori
Police k!ll 1, arrest 78 of our members during procession in Kaduna – Shi’ites allege
Deploy creative measures in stemming tension between herders, locals – Miyetti Allah urges Gov Soludo
Eid-el-Fitr: Fayemi visits Kebbi, commends Bagudu for developmental projects
2023: CAN directs churches to pray for 3 days against chaos, bloodshed
Capture terrorists’ weapons, secure Nigeria – CoAS charges troops of Operation Hadin Kai
2023: I’ll not play with education if elected president, says Peter Obi
Lagos building collapse: Death toll rises to 10
Train attack: Buhari tasks NRC to set up situation room to coordinate rescue efforts
2023: RCCG pastor calls for sack of colleague who campaigned for Osinbajo
There’ll be earthquake in Abia if I reveal what I know — Ogbonnaya, former commissioner
How to secure your Crypto Wallet.
Nigeria’s Archbishop Jude Okolo becomes Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic
Ortom flags off construction of 39km road covering communities devastated by herdsmen attacks
Okowa calls for more revenue to fund Nigeria’s educational system
2023: Don’t get entangled in partisan politics, DRTC tells Monarchs
Eid-el-Fitr: Jonathan felicitates Muslims, prays for peace
2023: APC reacts to NDLEA’s request for drug test
2023 Presidency: I have no preferred candidate yet ― Ladoja
2023: Islamic preachers council backs Southern Presidency
Edo PDP elects adhoc delegates ahead of party primaries
Police k!ll 1, arrest 78 of our members during procession in Kaduna – Shi’ites allege
ANCOP swears in new leadership, as NFVCB, ANCOP settle out of court
Kizz Daniel ditches smoking for sake of his kids
MTN declares N174.44bn final dividends
FG warns APM terminals, others over non-compliance with trade policy
CONSUMER GOODS: Inflation triggers 40% jump in raw materials cost
FIFA fines Nigeria N63m over fans invasion of MKO Stadium
LASG to scale up innovation, deploy new tools to combat malaria
ABUAD ranked Best University in Nigeria
We’ll place premium on conducive environment, Delta varsity VC assures students teaching

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