News Headlines May 8, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines May 8, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Game on as Rice Farmers Buy APC Presidential Forms for Emefiele, Unsettle Other Aspirants
Imo Loses, S’Court Cedes 17 Oil Wells to Rivers State
Petrol Subsidy May Hit N3.55tn in 2022, Says Report
Gas Reserves Rise by 2.09tcf to 208.62tcf
Osinbajo Visits South-east, Says Buhari’s Govt Fixing Nigeria’s Security Architecture
No One Can Rig Elections Again, Says Moghalu
Appeal Court to Resume Hearing on FG, Rivers VAT Case Tomorrow
Tinubu’s Support Group DG, Jibrin, Quits APC
A’Ibom Gov Urges FG, ASUU to End Strike
Amaechi: APC’ll Lose Presidential Poll If Wrong Candidate Emerges
CAN Forgives Sterling Bank CEO over Easter Message
NSITF Advocates Positive Safety, Health Culture
NUT Commends Nwajiuba for Supporting Teachers’ Welfare
LERSA pledges support for family of LASTMA official killed by traffic…
FG Earmarks N3bn Sukuk for Roads in Adamawa, Taraba
Another Building Collapses in Lagos
Nail-biting End to Glo Battle of the Year
Loud Whispers With Joseph Edgar
Senator Grace Bent Stages a Comeback
Africa and Russian-Ukrainian War: Beyond the Russo-NATO Struggle for Global Hegemony
2023: Osinbajo Visits S’East, Says Buhari Govt Fixing Nigeria’s Security Architecture
Ekweremadu Campaign Organisation Raises the Alarm over Continued Attack on Members
IPOB is not Listed as a Terrorist Organisation in UK, Says…
Emefiele: I have Not Decided to Run for President
2023: Emefiele Support Group Says He’s Buhari’s Worthy Successor
Airlines May Halt Operations over High Cost of Aviation Fuel
Ayade: Amaechi Has Shown Commitment to Serve Nigeria
Enugu: Court Grants Injunction against PDP Not to Tamper with Ward…
Kaduna Gov: How Uba Sani Emerged as Choice of Stakeholders
Can Nigeria Fill the Gap in Global Palm Oil Supply?
Promoting Non-oil Exports for Fiscal Sustainability, Growth
Opening up Economic
IFEOLUWA OYEDELE: A Man from Two Sides of Power
Million Dollar Question: Will Akinwunmi Ambode Come out from His Anonymous Cocoon?
Clara Trying Her Luck Again
Inspiring Mileage: Family, Friends, Business Associates Celebrate Auto Magnate, Adebiyi Adesina at 40
Family over Everything as Bukola Saraki Serenades Younger Sister, Senator Gbemi Saraki
Ekong, Etebo, Kalu, Dennis Relegated to Championship as Watford Sink
Osimhen Helps Napoli Defeat Stubborn Torino
Liverpool Drop Precious Points Against Spurs
Mali Snub Rohr, Settle for Ex international, Chelle
Chelsea Agree Terms with LA Dodgers’ Boehly
The Cat-and-Mouse Game over Zoning
The UN and the Current World Order
Referendum on a Hegemony

The Nation

PDP ticket: Atiku, Tambuwal, Saraki, Bala in fresh horse trading
May back single aspirant to confront Southern contenders
I’m awaiting direction from God, says Emefiele, as Adesina picks form
Knocks for UK’s new visa policy ‘excluding’ Nigerian university graduates
Udom visits Jang, promises foreign direct investment
Abdulmumin Jibrin leaves APC, set to join new party
Again, Reps to hold emergency sitting Monday
Aviation minister begs airlines over planned shutdown of operations
Petrol tanker falls, crushes girl in Rivers
Indian police arrest six Nigerians wanted in murder case
Lagos lawmaker empowers constituents with buses, machines
Our Reporter May 8, 2022
Kaduna APC: Sha’aban rejects Sani’s adoption as…
I never betrayed Jonathan, Wike tells Bayelsa delegates
FRANK EDOHO: Why I dumped rap for broadcasting
Police arrest gang leader in Zamfara whose members killed while…
Everybody go chop breakfast – Burna Boy
GenCos, NBET renegotiate contracted capacity – NERC
Malami and official conflict of interest
What happens next at Chelsea FC after Boehly agrees to buy club?
2023: Battle of the titans for Senate seats in Imo
2023: Familiar faces square off in contest
2023: Newcomers battle old hands for senate seats…
The ‘road’ to Rapture
Presidency 2023? You have to be either for APC or…

The Punch

Abuja hotel room rates, bookings rise ahead of APC, PDP primaries
Osun APC not selling forms to us, aspirants allege
Ijaw group knocks Wike, demands Rivers lawmaker’s release
370 statutory delegates must sign your forms, APC tells Osinbajo, Amaechi, others
Gunmen shoot popular photographer dead in Delta
Northerners asking Jonathan, others to join presidential race insincere – Edwin Clark
It’s impossible for Ifa to choose illiterate as next Alaafin – Owoade family head
Comical political posters mock crowded presidential race
Police refute kidnap of 50 UTME candidates in Edo
Imo police confirm killing of gunmen involved in officer’s death
Cultist policeman arrested in Ebonyi, faces sanction
Kaduna teenage kidnap victim dies weeks after release
We haven’t approved new electricity tariff –NERC
Rising crude oil prices will worsen inflation, says IMF
Nigeria’s oil reserves hit 37.046 billion barrels, gas, 208.62TCF–FG
Electioneering cripples NASS, Reps hold emergency session Monday
There’s hope for Idoma to produce Benue gov – Commissioner
Aggrieved Kano APC member sues chairman, secretary
Alba strikes late as Barca secure top-four spot with Betis win
Tunisia’s Jabeur wins historic Madrid Open title
EPL: Liverpool’s title hopes fade after Tottenham stalemate
Porto beat Benfica to win 30th Portuguese league title
Master art of managing emotions in your marriage
Elizabeth Badejo
Not the whole story
Chukwuneta Oby
You remain the best, actress Tana Adelana mourns dad
Dean lied, he stole $5000, Korra Obidi reveals evidence
Justin Dean denies theft allegations by estranged wife, Korra Obidi


Africa Still Lags Behind In Global Vaccination Rates
69,828 Candidates Write 2022 Examination To Unity Schools
West African Bishops Urge African Leaders To Fight Corruption, Injustice
Minor Hitches As Candidates Write JAMB
We Now Enjoy Timely, Sustained Air, Maritime Support – COAS
Federal Govt Approves Intervention Funds For Tertiary Institutions
Power Shift: Don’t Be Intimidated By Southern Candidate, NEF Tells Parties
Nigeria Media Needs Self-regulation – Prof Iredia
Group Urges FCT Minister To Help End Violence In Schools, Homes
Aisha Binani, Other Women Resist Pressure To Drop Guber Ambitions
Anxiety In APC As Akinwumi Adesina Joins Presidential Race
Strike: Federal Govt, ASUU To Resume Talks
Another Two-Storey Building Collapses In Lagos
Children Orphaned By Insurgency Are Mine –Sultan
Kaduna Guber Aspirant, Abbas, Appoints Campaign Team Chair, Others
EXCLUSIVE: AfDB President, Adesina, Is Running For Presidency – Aide
Aisha Binani, Other Women Resist Pressure To Drop Guber Ambitions
Planned Shutdown: We’re Engaging Stakeholders To Address Jet A1 Crisis – Minister
Investor’s Guide: Sourcing Funding From Banks for Micro, Small Businesses

The Sun

Airports: Don’t shutdown operations, FG begs local airlines
The Sun Awards: Night of excellence, glamour
Sun Awards symbolises unity –Orji Kalu
2023 presidency: Anxiety in PDP over zoning, litigations
Reps hold emergence session tomorrow, urge airlines not to shut operations
Shekarau’s seat under threat as Lado joins race for Kano Central
LERSA pledges support for slain LASTMA official’s family
Unity Schools: NECO conducts entrance examination for 69,828 candidates
Trouble brews between keke riders, touts leadership in Anambra
Reps aspirant decamps from PDP to NNPP in Benue
Primary polls: Stakeholders demand quick resolution of Anambra PDP crisis
Osun guber: Awoyemi promises accelerated development
NNPP ‘ll make inroads in 2023 polls – Kwankwaso
Osun PDP Crisis: Babayemi mobilises support for the reconciliation committee
Glo-sponsored CNN African: Onobrakpeya, Mozambican artist take centre stage
We’re not part of domestic airlines’ planned flight suspension – Ibom Air
Ward Congress: My supporters violently attacked – Ekweremadu
Fuel cost: Nigerian airlines to shut down operations Monday
The Sun Award Winners 2021: Abdul Samad Rabiu: Wealth creator
The Sun Award Winners 2021: Ahmad Lawan: Political bridge builder
The Sun Award Winners 2021: Babajide Sanwo-olu: Governor with Vision, energy
The Sun Award Winners 2021: Bala Mohammed: The servant-leader
The Sun Award Winners 2021: Dave Umahi: Visionary leader
Administrative structure, expansionism and insecurity
A word for Goodluck Jonathan
Nnaji lauds Ugwuanyi’s commitment to rural dwellers’ wellbeing
2023: Make wrong choice, suffer for 4 years, Abia dep gov tells PDP delegates
Reps hold emergence session tomorrow, urge airlines not to shut operations
Unity Schools: NECO conducts entrance examination for 69,828 candidates
NNPP ‘ll make inroads in 2023 polls – Kwankwaso
Osun PDP Crisis: Babayemi mobilises support for the reconciliation committee
Trouble brews between keke riders, touts leadership in Anambra
Administrative structure, expansionism and insecurity
A word for Goodluck Jonathan
Udom Emmanuel urges FG, ASUU to end face-off
Insecurity has drawn Kaduna 50 years backward- Ashiru, PDP aspirant
Abia community laments, as erosion threatens monarch’s palace
2023: I’m seeking divine guidance, says Emefiele
…Akeredolu tasks CBN gov to resign or jettison presidential ambition
Blame APC for Nigeria’s disunity – Atiku

Daily Trust

Azman Halts Operations As Airlines Begin Nationwide Shutdown
Investigation: How NIS Officials, Touts Connive To Fleece Passport Applicants
EDITORIAL: Take IPOB Reign Of Terror Seriously
Insecurity: Will Mercenaries Be The Answer?
Did Bandits Exist During President Jonathan’s Administration?
EXPLAINER: How Increase In Telecom Tariff Will Affect Ordinary Nigerians

High Cost Of APC Nomination Forms And Implications
The Money Madness
The Political Price Of Becoming Visible
Political Office: Inheritance And Private Estate?
Buhari And The 2023 Elections
We Don’t See Hope Of Returning Home – Benue IDPs
Why I Coined Ainaism – Yusuff Aina Abogunde
‘Why Most Nigerians Don’t Like To Read’
Winners Of Isele Prizes Announced
Despite 12 Livestock Programmes, Sector Records Little Progress
Every Seed Traded In Nigeria Without Codex Is ‘Adulterated Or Fake’
‘Nigeria To Begin Wet Season Wheat Production This Year’
Oil Palm Farmers Get Chisel Harvesters, Fertilisers In Edo
AGRO SOLUTIONS: An Electrifying Way To Make Rice Farming Greener
How Adebanjo’s Endorsement Of South East Presidency Causes Rifles
How 9 Women Emerged Victorious In Benue LG Poll
How FG Can Bridge Nigeria’s $18bn Non-Oil Export Deficitr
Okomu Rides On Palm Oil Price Spike
Nigeria Has 8th Cheapest Petrol In The World – Report
The Significance Of Breaking Bread
The Tragedy Of Hopelessness
Attacks On Police Formations Raises Concerns In Kogi
Why Plateau’s Abundant Entertainment, Sports Talents Remain Untapped
IGP Orders Disciplinary Action Against Officer Praising Cultists In Ebonyi
Daily Trust Reporter Wins Two Media Awards
NIWA Mourns Boat Mishap Victims, Urges Life Jackets’ Usage
2023: Gubernatorial Aspirant Rejects El-Rufai’s Anointed Aspirant
First Private Varsity Takes Off With 130 Students
Aisha Buhari’s Brother, APC Zonal Chair Turbaned
Gov Emmanuel Urges FG, ASUU To End Strike, Reopen Universities
Lobi Stars, Katsina Utd Stage Relegation Battle In Makurdi
Ibadan Polo Festival, UNICEF Charity Shield Top May Polo Fixtures
Heartland Surrender Lead At Rangers To Sink Deeper Into Relegation
Coady Snatches Late Equaliser For Wolves At Chelsea
Brentford Stroll To Victory Over Southampton
Chelsea Says Todd Boehly-Led Group To Buy Club In $5.2 Bn Deal
Yates Wins Giro D’Italia Time-Trial
Reading Dare’s Mind On Super Eagles New Technical Adviser
Watford Relegated From The Premier League
Sprint Legend Fraser-Pryce Sizzles In Nairobi
One Thousand And One APC Presidents
Nigeria Int’l Book Fair Holds May 12-14
Ex-Rep Member Mailantarki Dumps APC In Gombe
Father Accompanying Son To JAMB Centre Abducted In Edo
Premier League Club With Five Nigerian Players Relegated
Fuel Hike: Ibom Air Backs Down From Planned Strike
JUST IN: Tinubu’s Support Group DG, Jibrin, Quits APC
AfDB President, Adesina, Joins Presidential Race
JUST IN: Tinubu’s Support Group DG, Jibrin, Quits APC
Kaduna Deputy Gov Withdraws From Guber Race, Endorses El-Rufai’s Candidate
Please Don’t Shut Down, FG Begs Airlines
Emefiele Declines Presidential Forms, Says God Would Direct Him In Few Days
More Woes In Aviation Sector As Workers Declare Warning Strike
Seven Things To Know About American Billionaire Who Now Owns Chelsea
How FG Can Bridge Nigeria’s $18bn Non-Oil Export Deficit
Okomu Rides On Palm Oil Price Spike
Nigeria’s Crude Oil Reserve Rises To 37b Barrels – NUPRC
How 9 Women Emerged Victorious In Benue LG Poll
2023: Why Buhari’s Ministers Are Jostling For His Seat
2023: ‘No To Dictatorship’, Aspirant Rejects El-Rufai’s Anointed Candidate
2023: Buhari’s Body Language Supports Candidate From South, But Region Divided – Umahi

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