NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

GUARDIAN=========================

FG will prioritise welfare of Boko Haram victims – Osinbajo

Briton who tried to kill Trump heard ‘screaming voices

Putin urges world to fight terror as Russia marks WWII victory

8 killed in suspected herdsmen attack on Benue villages

CBN offers $81.2m, as parallel market remains N391

WHO, experts decry rate of road crashes in Nigeria

Senate meets NLC, finance, labour ministers over unpaid salary arrears

Fashola chides DisCos for forming themselves into associations

VCs put $110 million into grammar-checking software

37,000 Nigerians migrated to Italy in 2016, says Laura Boldrini

E-commerce firm uready to accept crypto currency

FG disburses N9.08 billion to Southeast farmers

Jamiu Ayoade’s life allegedly snuffed out by DPO’s bullet

Police boss orders manhunt for killers of inspector

Delta State commends the cooperation of media organisations

Court restrains Reps over Anyim’s Centenary City probe

Osinbajo urges Nigerians to patronise locally made goods




DAILY TIMES=======================

Lagosians Jubilate as Ambode Orders VIO off Lagos Roads

Appeal Court Validates Probe of Rotimi Amaechi by Wike

Dont Just Call Me A Monkey, Add RICH Monkey To It Emenike Replies Racists

8 persons feared dead as suspected herdsmen attack 2 Benue villages

Ogun police arrest fake soldier for murder

Imo flays location of prison opposite Govt House

Osibanjo decides fate of Lawal, Oke this week

2017 budget ready for passage Faleke

UN: Millions of Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram risk statelessness

Court orders IGP to pay N4m for violation of rights

PDP statement on freed Chibok Girls indecent, inhuman FG

Buhari fit to contest 2019 presidential election Aide

Chibok girls: We are with Buhari, FG on swap policy Sheriff

Northern Governors to Abandon Buhari, to Contest for VP SLot

Ojo: Buhari Has Shamed Critics Over Release of 82 Chibok Girls

APC chieftain hails Buhari Over released Chibok Girls, lambasts PDP over comment

National Assembly Begins Moves to Invoke Constitution Against Buhari

Oyegun, others celebrate ex-Enugu governor, Chime as he defects to APC

Under me, PAP didnt violate Procurement Act Kuku

Osinbajo congratulates French President-elect

Court refuses to unfreeze Patience Jonathans $16m account

FG donate drugs, essential commodities for rehabilitation of freed Chibok girls

Dogara urges Italys business community to invest in Nigeria

Doing business in Nigeria getting easier- Osinbajo

UTQEN kicks against LASGs multiple taxes

NUPENG urges FG to embrace dialogue over capital oil impasse

Total volume transactions at NSE surges by 285% in March

Electricity tariff increase imminent in July

THISDAY===========================

Buhari Expresses Confidence His Absence Won’t Affect Governance

Chibok Girls: Makarfi’s PDP Comes Under Fire for Criticising Prisoner Swap

Femi Kuti Breaks World Saxophone Record

FG: Discos Don’t Have Exclusivity Over Distribution Areas

Appeal Court Dismisses Amaechi’s Suit against Wike’s Judicial Panel of Inquiry

Chibok Girls’ Parents Learning If Daughters Among Those Freed Via Media

Herdsmen Unleash Fresh Attack on Benue Community, Scores Killed

Security Agents Avert Violence in Kaduna

CBN Offers $81.2m for PTA, Tuition Fees, SME Segments

Struggle for the Creation of Rivers State

FG, Islamic Devt Bank Seal Deal on Research Findings Commercialisation

Bank of Agriculture Injects N9bn into S-east States

THE NATION======================
Makarfi’s PDP under fire for Chibok girls comment
Ngige: no funds to pay workers
Fed Govt to DisCos: nobody forced you to buy power assets
Fed Govt to DisCos: nobody forced you to buy power assets
Kanu’s father: I can’t ask my son to drop Biafra agitation
Tinubu hails Buhari over 82 Chibok girls’ freedom
Court to Jonathan’s wife: prove $15.591m is yours
Two PDP lawmakers defect to APC in Ondo
2017 budget is ready, says Faleke
Victims of attacks will be catered for, says Osinbajo
Iranian student arrested for looking like Messi
Nigeria Taekwondo Federation fixes elections for Friday




VANGUARD=======================
Again 15 die, scores injured, others missing as herdsmen invade Benue communities
TCN gets $1.5bn to finance power transmission projects
Global conventional oil discoveries drop to record low in 2016—Report
I desire Biafra, I want Biafra, I want nothing else other than Biafra – Nnamdi Kanu
3 dead, scores injured in Kaduna clashes
Calabar viewing centre tragedy: Hosf wants PhedC sanctioned
Amaechi suffers defeat at Appeal Court
Buhari’s medical leave: Falana, Afenifere, Arewa youths, others back president
Uncertainty as Ambode allegedly suspends VIOs’ operations
FG in talks with B-Haram to end suicide bombings
SON Pledges To Curb Influx Of Substandard Products
Global oil rig counts hit 956 in April
Lagos declares zero tolerance for pot-holes
CAF boss, Ahmad refuses salary

PUNCH===========================
Some abducted Chibok girls refused to be ‘freed’ –Negotiator
Lagos DPO kills apprentice during raid on birthday party
Ambode bans VIOs from Lagos roads
Reps summon Ngige over mass sacking by telecoms operators
Withdraw cows from UNIUYO, VC tells herdsmen
I won’t give up on Biafran agitation, says Nnamdi Kanu
Osinbajo congratulates French President-elect
N5.1bn fraud: Court admits Jonathan’s ex-aide’s confessional statement
Death toll in Fulani herdsmen, Tiv clash hits 15 Senate backs down, opens chamber to accredited cameramen
Naira hits 400/dollar on CBN’s investors FX window
Court jails 90-year-old for stealing N150,000
Woman convicted for killing husband over Baba Ijebu
Pinnick takes over Hayatou role




THE SUN=======================
NASS not at war with Presidency, says Rep
Naira appreciates against dollar at parallel market
UNIUYO gives 2-week ultimatum to herdsmen to quit campus
Lalong to Jang: You stole N2b intervention fund
90 million internet users in Nigeria, NCC reports
Chibok girls: Jonathan approved swap deal -PDP
Court orders IGP to pay N4m for violation of rights
Rainstorm sacks Kebbi village as 1,000 rendered homeless in Zuru
BREAKING 4 dead in Kaduna religious crisis
Austrian court rules Facebook must delete ‘hate’ posts
Erdogan compares Israeli policy on Palestinians to apartheid
Reports: Obama warned Trump against hiring former security adviser Flynn

DAILY TRUST=========================
5 B/Haram members swapped for 82 Chibok girls – Negotiator
EFCC to arraign former FCT minister tomorrow
NNPC awards Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline to Chinese firm
Railway concession: GE to bring 20 locomotives, 200 wagons – Amaechi
Fashola: DisCos’ poor remittance nearly collapsed power sector
Over 40% of electricity diverted, stolen – Abuja DisCo
18 arrested over Kaduna unrest
15 of our members killed in Taraba – MACBAN
CADP disbursement hits 85% ahead deadline – World Bank




TRIBUNE=========================
Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be freed —Negotiator
Again Patience Jonathan loses bid to unfreeze $15.591m account
Naira appreciates against dollar at parallel market
Prof Sagay asks EFCC to arrest, jail corrupt lawyers
Parents to identify Chibok girls with pictures
60 abandoned FG buildings in Lagos CBD now criminal hideouts ―LASG
Gang rape: School authorities will be probed
Continue to pray for restoration of Buhari’s health —Cleric tells Nigerians
Awo gave Western Region in 7 years what British could not give Nigeria in 50 years —Akintoye
Nigeria’s responsibility to families of dead soldiers

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