News Headlines May 5, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 5, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Buhari Meets UN Scribe, Guterres, at Aso Villa
2023: Jigawa Gov, Badaru, Joins Presidential Race
UN Scribe, Guterres: The Borno I Found Today is One of Hope
Access Bank Promotes 800 Employees
Babban Gona Partners Aspire Institute to Develop Leadership Skills in Nigeria
2022 FT Ranking Links Business Success to PR
House Passes Anti-terrorism, Witness Protection, Money Laundering Bills, Others
Wife Raises the Alarm over Husband’s Disappearance in Police Cell
2023: Jigawa Gov, Badaru, Joins Presidential Race
We Need Seminal Leadership to Make Nigeria Work Again, Says …
Save Nigeria from Present Insecurity, Lawmakers Call on Buhari
2023: Peterside Resumes Consultation for Governorship in Rivers
2023 Elections: Lagos Traditional Ruler Urges Youths to Shun Violence
IG Moves to Boost Forensic Investigations
2023: Protesters Allege Plan to Impose Delegates on Ogun PDP
Land Grabbing: Estate Developer Seeks Intervention of Traditionalists
Insecurity: COAS Celebrates Sallah With Troops in Sokoto
Osinbajo: Kano Durbar Symbol of Nigeria’s Diverse, Beautiful Cultures
Northern Youths Reject PDP Consensus Presidential Candidates
Illicit Drugs: Bayelsa Monarch, Community Leaders Raid Sales Spots
Kwara Lawmaker Berates Govt over Refusal to Comply with Court Judgement…
Malami Denies Donating Vehicles to Kebbi APC Officers, Delegates
Abia North Stakeholders Task Ikpeazu’s Kinsmen on Implementation of Power Shift…
Fayemi Declares for President
Victim of Ebute Metta Building Collapse Yet to be Mobilised, Says…
AfICTA Calls for Collaboration to Achieve Africa’s Digital Transformation
Industry Stakeholders See Entertainment as Driver of Social Change
Technologies Will Digitise Courier Operations
NCC Harps on Telecoms Infrastructure Protection to Improve Service Delivery
9PSB, Others Advocate Stakeholder Collaboration for Financial Inclusion
Examining Heineken’s Quest for Market Leadership Sustainability
Biggs: APC Has Come to Stay in Plateau
Arise: Fayemi Best Presidential Candidate from South-west
Azeez Amida: Working Globally to Support Career Professionals, Brands, Entrepreneurs
Don’t Accept Philip Morris COVID-19 Vaccine, CAPPA Cautions Nigerian Government
29 Communities in Oguta LGA in Imo Reaffirm FGM Abandonment
BCG Celebrates World Health Day, Cleans Up Oniru Beach
Clearline Partners Greenlife Pharmaceutical against Malaria in Lagos Community
mPharma Partners TytoCare for Comprehensive Telehealth to Pharmacies
YE-KING Ten Years After Still an Enigma
Falconets’ U-20 World Cup Opponents to Emerge Today
Balogun, Aribo, Bassey Target Final Ticket with Rangers
Okpekpe Race Organisers Set Registration Deadline
Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ Shirt Sells for £7.1m
Iheanacho Upbeat Leicester Will Beat Roma to Reach Final
2023 and Obiano’s Worthy Example

The Nation

Tinubu: many presidential aspirants good for democracy
Lekki Port to generate $201 billion
UN’s $321m more to support humanitarian response
NUC grants full accreditation to 27 UI undergraduate programmes
NBA chides Fed lawmakers over no ransom payment bill
Tinubu: many presidential aspirants good for democracy
Oshiomhole, Fayemi, Akpabio join race Jigawa governor picks nomination form PDP okays exclusion of two contenders
Soludo drafts Anambra monarchs into battle against ‘unknown gunmen’
PDP ticket: Appeal panel upholds disqualification of Anakwenze,…
Protesters demand zoning of PDP presidential ticket to South
Masari to political elite: ensure Nigeria’s survival, growth
Don’t criminalise ransom payment, NBA cautions
Reps to intervene in Dagogo’s arrest
Gunmen kidnap two passengers in Rivers
Eight feared dead in Lagos gang fight
Boko Haram kills eight in Chibok village
Pastor gets life jail for defiling friend’s twins
Two bombers killed in Imo oil firm blast
Ex-convict jailed seven years for stealing in Ekiti
Ogun governor’s suspended aide pleads guilty to $350,000 fraud
Soldiers kill IPOB suspects in Abia
I’ll rather lick mud than propose to a man – Angel
Teni lambasts critics dictacting how to spend her money
Yinka Davies to parents: query children’s income
UCL: Real Madrid to face Liverpool as comeback stuns Man City
11 aspirants in PDP, APC itching to succeed Umahi

The Punch

Reps pass four bills on anti-corruption, terrorism
2023: I’ll serve with all my heart, Osinbajo promises Nigerians
Two die in Imo explosion, police begin probe
Benin residents battle annual flood, Oshiomhole, Obaseki’s govts trade blame
I can defeat APC, says Wike
Multiple candidates threaten southern presidency, leaders warn 24 aspirants
Strike: ASUU wants minister’s certificate withdrawn, Edo students protest
UPDATED: Real Madrid beat Man City to reach Champions League final
Police confirm kidnap of two passengers in Rivers
Gunmen kill policeman at Imo checkpoint
Gov Abiodun’s ex-aide pleads guilty to $350,000 fraud in US
We’re dying of starvation, Akwa Ibom orphanage home cries out
Nigerians to pay more as GSM operators plan 40% tariff hike
Ranching, others’ll deliver N2tn return on investment –FG
Power firms owe banks N861.14bn amid worsening electricity crisis
Dana plane tyres catch fire after aborted take-off
Enugu APC, ex-party chair disagree over expulsion notice
2023: Group storms APC, PDP secretariats, demands Southern presidency
PDP reschedules governorship, senatorial primaries
APC extends sale of nomination form to May 10
UPDATED: Real Madrid beat Man City to reach Champions League final
Don’t disrespect other artistes to support Mavin acts, Don Jazzy warns fans
I didn’t like Ini Edo first time I saw her – Denrele Edun
Actor Johnny Depp’s ex-wife suffered trauma from partner violence, says doctor
Naira Marley announces new single, album


2023 Presidency: Protesters Invade APC, PDP Secretariats, Want Party Tickets Zoned To South
Reps Pass Witness Protection Bill, Propose Stiffer Penalties
That Embarrassing Police, Civil Defence Clash
Federal Govt To Earn $201bn In Taxes, Royalties From Lekki Deep Sea Port – Minister
Nigerians Kick As Telcos Plan To Increase Call, SMS Tariff By 40%
Lagos Pastor Gets Life Jail For Defiling Friend’s Twin Daughters
Beheading Of Soldiers By IPOB Unacceptable – Buhari
2 Suspects Die Planting Bomb At Oil Firm In Imo
Ransom: Between Payers And Collectors
UN Mobilising $351m To Support Nigeria’s Terrorism Fight – Guterres
Cybercrimes: Ememobong, Experts Caution Journalists, Highlight Implications
2023: Protesters Storm APC, PDP Headquarters, Seek Zoning Of Presidency To South
Popular Nollywood Actor, David Osajie, Is Dead
JUST-IN: Explosion Kills 2 In Imo
2023: Lagos Senator Weeps As Group Presents Him Nomination Forms To Contest Ogun West Seat
Nomination Form: Group Donates N15m To VP Osinbajo
Tennis: Abuja Set For Thrilling Experience As 2nd Davnotch Nat’l Open Championship Serves Off
Rohr Confirms Talks With Mali Over Vacant Nat’l Team Job
Popular Nollywood Actor, David Osajie, Is Dead
That Embarrassing Police, Civil Defence Clash

The Sun

Akpabio: My presidency’ll know no tribe, colour
Presidential Primaries: Pressure mounts on INEC to extend deadline
The Sun awards: Frank Edoho is host, Teni to thrill audience
$1.53bn Lekki Deep Seaport to wrest Nigeria’s lost cargoes from Ghana, Togo, others –FG
UN mobilising $321m to support Nigeria’s terrorism fight, combat humanitarian crisis –Guterres
Anambra: APGA screens 130 Assembly aspirants, rejects 14
Roll out of 5G services to commence August –NCC
Beheading of soldiers shocking –Buhari
2 die in Imo bomb blast
Man, 54, bags life jail term for defiling friend’s twin daughters
Gunmen murder, chop off Imo police officer’s manhood
Road to 2023: Why Edoga should succeed Ugwuanyi –Ike Onuh
Road to 2023: Reasons I should succeed Ayade –Offiong, APC guber aspirant
2023: Oshiomhole joins presidential race
Zoning: Protesters disrupt activities at APC, PDP national secretariats
Presidential Primaries: Pressure mounts on INEC to extend deadline
OPS urges FG to halt further taxation on businesses
DMO explains States’ low debt sustainability outlook
200 MSMEs to attend 6th Lagos NASSI Trade Fair
Kawai Technologies ranks 8th in FT Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies 2022
P+ Measurement wins industry awards
Almeria slams €30m price tag on Sadiq Umar
MoC CEO explains Grand Prix 2022 cancellation
Okpekpe Race Organisers set registration deadline
Oshodi heads ITTF World Ranking Group
SouthWest Basketball Association launches today
900 athletes for Nigerian Secondary School flag Football League
When is best time to conduct a census?
Aisha Buhari and her queer executive order
This is how we fight corruption
Shades that trees provide on a very hot sunny day
The forest of drugs
Uba Sani and Kaduna’s leadership
Tackling food insecurity amid global supply shortages
Electrocution: New source of agony in Gombe community
How angry mob attacked Plateau senator, journalists
MPharma reaffirms commitment to affordable healthcare
Foundation takes to street for amputees
Oyo: Cup of unity excites Oke-Ogun
Day IPU grand matron clocked 55
George Moghalu mourns Alaafin of Oyo
Soldiers kill 4 gunmen in Abia
After 71 days at home, varsity students protest, barricade major roads in Benin
This is how we fight corruption

Daily Trust

2023: PDP Reschedules Election Timetable, Shifts Primaries
How Kidnappers Shot, Left Me In The Bush – Uniben Student
Hubby Arraigned For Threatening To Kill Wife Over Make-Up
Police Arrest 2 Rustlers In Ekiti
Group Donates Clothes To 300 Orphans
2 Arraigned For Stealing Int’l Passport
Banditry: Church Assists Wounded Soldiers, Civilians In Kaduna
AIG Decorates 51 Officers With New Ranks
FCT Council Chair Decries Dumping Of Refuse In Drains
2023 Presidency: Fayemi, Badaru, Oshiomhole, Akpabio Declare To Succeed Buhari
APC Extends Sale Of Forms By 4 Days
Nigeria Needs A Mad Man To Turn Things Around – Wike
APC Presidential Primary: Free, Fair Process Will Mitigate Crisis – Zahra
Kaduna: El-Rufai Anoints Uba Sani, Drops Dattijo, Others
PDP Upholds Disqualification Of Two Presidential Aspirants
Fresh Crisis Hits S/West SDP As Stakeholders Disown Chair, Scribe
Tinubu Vs Osinbajo, An Intriguing South West Political Derby (II)
Northern Nigeria And The Ticking Time Bomb
Stem Rising Cases Of Domestic Violence
Osumenyi, Et Tu?
Time To Kill ASUU Before It Kills Our Education System
Remembering Rasheed Yekini
Dangote Cement Issues N116bn Bonds
NCC Directs MTN, Mafab To Begin 5G Rollout August
FG, Lagos Target N83tr Revenue From Lekki Deep Seaport
Port Operators, Agents Get 60 Days To Pay Fees
Access Bank Issues $50m Green Bond With 5-Year Maturity
Young Bankers Urged On Integrity To Grow Career
Fertilizer: Nigeria Buys Canadian Potash After Halt In Russian Supply
Fidelity Bank Donates Items To Bauchi Residents
Cascador To Mentor Nigerian Entrepreneurs
NUPRC To Issue Licence For 54 Oil Field Areas In June
Fuel: Dangote To Empower Kernel Shell Collectors
FCMB Doles Out N59bn Digital Loans To Customers
Kano Farmers Get Hybrid Tomato, Onion Varieties
Why Nigeria Not Among Top Date Producers
Genetically Modified Beans Safe For Consumption, FG Assures Nigerians
FG Seeks Collaboration To Resuscitate Cotton Industry
Amas Daniel Beaten At Diri Wrestling Tourney
Maradona’s 1986 WCup Shirt Sells For N3.6 Billion, Breaks World Record
Bayelsa Undisputed Hub Of Wrestling In Nigeria – Dare
Abia Warriors Overcome MFM To Keep Alive Survival Hopes
Real Fight Back From The Brink To Stun Man City
Nadal Wins On Return From Injury In Madrid
Ochanya, Nafisa And Naziru And The Battle For The Children
Group Raises Alarm Over Increase In Gender-Based Violence In Kwara
2023: PDP Reschedules Election Timetable, Shifts Primaries
Why Nigeria Must Infuse Technology Into Curriculum – MCC President
ASUU Strike: Students Protest In Benin, Block Major Roads
2023: Isiaka Accuses Lagos Senator Of Monetising Ogun West Politics
Kano PDP Representatives Clash With Party’s National Rep At Hotel
Your Visit Shows The World Has Not Forgotten Us, Buhari Tells UN Secretary General
APC Extends Sale Of Forms As More Aspirants Join 2023 Race
Absence Of INEC Officials Stalls Ebonyi PDP Delegate Congress
2023: Anambra PDP May Not Field Legislative Candidates As Crisis Deepens
Malami Breaks Silence On Car Gifts
Tortuous Journey Before Security Agencies Ahead Of 2023 Elections
FG, Lagos Target N83tr Revenue From Lekki Deep Seaport
Port Operators, Agents Get 60 Days To Pay Fees


UN reiterates support for Nigeria in peace building
If I’m given opportunity to be President, Nigerians won’t regret it— Osinbajo
Gas export revenue surpasses oil receipts by 259.4%
2023 presidency, high price tags and electoral disenfranchisement
Lekki Port: FG, Lagos to earn $201bn in taxes, royalties
Delta 2023: Okowa has right to pick successor — Group
National rebirth? Nigeria needs unity government, not interim contraption
Kinsmen of Ortom’s ex Chief of Staff disown him for defecting to APC
Real men of God are not known for controversies, IPOB replies Apostle Suleiman, Tunde Bakare
Economic vandals crippling Nigeria
Economists, World Bank/IMF, central banks deify money
Gov Uzodimma interacts with social media users, thrilled by suggestions, opinions
Uzodimma orders immediate renovation of schools, health centres in Imo
Foundation Gives $420,000 Scholarship AwardsTo 7 Greensprings Students Over STEM Performance
Traffic gridlock in Benin as students protest continued ASUU strike
Dangers in affirmative actions and gender segregation
Police confirm bomb blast at oil company in Imo community
We can’t fold our hands, watch Nigerians killed, kidnapped under APC, says Bauchi Gov
Our intervention is geared towards addressing affordability, access to prescription drugs — mPharma boss
2023: PDP shifts dates for LG congress, SHOA, NASS, Governorship primaries
Champions League: Real Madrid end Man City’s run, to face Liverpool in final
UN reiterates support for Nigeria in peace building
APC group says Ebonyi Speaker, 15 sacked lawmakers not APC members
Naira gains marginally, exchanges at N418 to dollar
Police promise adequate security during President Buhari’s visit to Ebonyi
Buhari salutes UN, world leaders for partnering Nigeria to end terrorism
2023 Presidency: Lawan shifts pick of nomination forms, declaration to next week
Ondo Court restrains PDP over dissolution of council’s Exco
2023: Stop Howling and Growling And Get Real
African region records 31% increase in new COVID-19 cases in one week, says WHO
2023: Fayemi, Oshiomhole, Akpabio, Badaru swell ranks of APC presidential aspirants
2023: Police shooting at Ebonyi PDP Secretariat, not unknown gunmen –Party’s Publicity Secretary
APC extends deadline for sale of forms, holds congresses next week
2023: APC ‘ll remain united after presidential primaries ― Tinubu
Maradona’s ‘hand of God’ jersey auctioned for world record $9.3m
Alleged imposition of Umahi’s candidate on Ebonyi people ‘ll spell doom for APC – Stakeholders warn
APC extends deadline for sale of forms, holds congresses next week
APGA clears Umeadi for president, 10 guber aspirants in 5 states
100 civilians leave Mariupol Plant as evacuation begins — Zelensky
Police confirm bomb blast at oil company in Imo community
GSM service providers plot 40% increase on voice calls, SMS, data
Love tangle: Oluwo crowns, flaunts queen Firdaus [PHOTOS]
5G rollout: NCC gives final approval to MTN, Mafab
Pastor Sues Kanye West over his sermon on ‘Donda’
Controversies surrounding my 2nd marriage preparing me for ‘Aso Rock’, ― Yul Edochie

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