NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines




THISDAY
AFRIMA 2018: AU Unveils Calendar in Accra
 
Kachikwu: Niger Delta Militants Almost Crippled Nigeria in 2015
 
NBS: 2,482 Road Crashes Claimed 1,292 Lives in Q1 2018
 
FG Now Feeds over 8.2m Pupils in 24 States
 
NERC Gives 22 Firms Nod to Provide Pre-paid Meters
 
Fidelity Bank Unveils Initiative to Unlock N500m Funding for SMEs
Union Bank Introduces Robotics into Banking
 
NSE Year-to-date Returns Fall to 4.9% as Bears Consolidate Hold on Market
 
Spearhead Tourism Marketing in Nigeria, Transcorp MD Tells Govt
 
 
 

PUNCH
Bandits abduct 21 passengers, kidnap 10 others in Kaduna
 
Electoral Act: Again, card reader divides Reps
Xenophobia: Reps summon minister, Dabiri-Erewa over killing of Nigerians
 
Cholera kills 16 in Adamawa, Kano, 176 hospitalised
 
Killings: National Assembly set to approve special funding for security agencies
 
TMG, Adebanjo, others knock Buhari for hailing Abacha
 
HoS plans salary increase, others to boost civil service
 
Court orders Metuhs trial to proceed in absentia
 
Port project: Obaseki dismisses Ijaw groups ultimatum
 
Lagos embedded power project kicks off in July
 
Obaseki signs anti-human trafficking law
 
FG to build one million housing units annually
 
LASU best graduating student gets Ambodes N5m, scholarship
 
Police arrest 47 Biafra agitators in Abia
 
Foundation moves against redundant NASS members, career politicians
 
Nigerias 158 varsities have only 2,000 geophysicists Don
 
Reintroduce moral instruction in schools
 
8.2 million pupils get free meal in 24 states, Presidency says
 
Bauchi deputy gov, Nuhu Gidado, resigns
 
Two modular refineries’ll begin operations next year ‘FG
 
Timely FDP approval good for govt, investors ‘ Kachikwu
 
Nigeria’s industrial production has fallen by 41% ‘AfDB
 
Buhari yet to get 2018 budget from National Assembly
 
Freight forwarders groan under burden of multiple taxation
 
Safety in focus as more people embrace cooking gas
 
Ondo residents bemoan 10-year power outage
 
NNPC to settle N2.1bn owed NPA this week
 
States to push for new revenue allocation formula
 
NERC clears 22 firms to buy, install meters
 
Capture 30% downstream business, Baru directs NNPC
 
Group seeks law against excessive borrowing by states
Stakeholders seek repositioning of energy sector
 
NSC labels Nigerian seaports ‘import ports
 
Starting a business without quitting your job
 
NDPHC inaugurates two injection substations in Lagos
 
Prepaid meter: BEDC alleges workers’ harassment
 




 
 
 
SUN
2019: APC moves against nPDP group
 
Minimum wage increase receiving attention ‘Oyo-Ita
 
Buhari yet to receive Budget 2018 from N’Assembly ‘Udoma
 
Port Harcourt residents celebrate commissioning of major roads
 
Nigerian soldiers rape starving women ‘Amnesty International
 
NSA absent at Senate- service chiefs’ meeting
 
700 Boko Haram fighters ready to surrender ‘ FG
 
Ohanaeze youths ask IPOB to embrace restructuring
 
Pope considers visiting Nigeria ‘Onaiyekan
 
Breaking: Bauchi deputy governor resigns
 
 
 
GUARDIAN
NANF counsels sports minister over FIFA’s $2m World Cup grant
 
Lagos Assembly urges robust economy through tourism
 
ABCON, NFIU complete training on anti-money laundering
 
Bankers, accountants partner on productivity
 
Primera Africa Finance, Cuddly Kids, Phamatex, others to launch youth centre
 
Foundation intensifies campaign on children’s safety
 
Ambode adopts, gives scholarship to LASU best graduating student
 
 
 
VANGUARD
Insecurity: Security chiefs at Senate, demand special funding
 
Nigeria’s fate in hands of journalists ‘Ayade
 
Opposition parties to boycott Nasarawa LG polls
 
Battle for soul of Imo APC intensifies, as parallel executives emerge
 
Kebbi plans economic corridor office with Niger Republic
 
Oil spill: NOSDRA, SPDC accused of deliberate delay
 
Police nab killer of Nasarawa Varsity lectcurer, 13 other kidnappers/robbers
Buhari-Obasanjo faceoff: Crossfire, as supporters bombard each other
 
$16bn power project: Fayose derides Buhari, Obasanjo
 
Why Nuhu Gadado, Bauchi Deputy Governor resigned
 
FUTO VC laments rising poverty, maternal, infant mortality
 
EFCC to arraign Ize-Iyamu, Dan Orbih, 3 others over N700m Diezani poll cash
 
Why Mega party will prevail, Andike, publicity scribe
 
Jonathan, PDP governors to inaugurate Fayose’s projects
 
Unpaid salaries will make victory easy for Fayemi, says APC Chieftain
 
PMB/OBJ faceoff: Lauretta Onochie sets up #OBJWhereIsThePower
 
 

 
Northern group denies asking Buhari not to seek re-election
 
FG showcases roads, power, housing projects in S-East
 
Getting business loans from banks Skye Bank (Concluding Part)
 
BoI partners SMEDAN, NEXIM to ease SME loans
 
NOVA Bank returns profit in 1st year
 
Subdued GDP: Manufacturers call for stimulus to fast-track growth
 
Fidelity Bank partners venture capitalists on N500m SME Fund
 
Buhari yet to receive passed 2018 budget ‘ Udoma
 
Why Nigerians must consider our ‘farm to factory’ program
 
Asaba 2018 AAC: LOC happy with Zenith’s sponsorship
Buhari urged to fight corruption in educational system
Ambode gives scholarship, N5m cash reward to best LASU graduating student
 
My first WAEC, NECO results dotted with F9s ‘ LASU’s best graduating student
 
Alleged $8.4million fraud: Absence of Ajudua stall trial
 
 
 
LEADERSHIP
PMB Can’t Query NASS’ Role In Governance ‘ Reps
 
INEC Decries Low Rate Of PVC Collection
 
APC National Convention Committee Picks June 23
 
Farmers/Herders Crisis: FG Identifies 450 Grazing Reserves
 
Miyetti Allah, CAN Disagree On Immediate Cattle Ranching
 
Proof Beyond Reasonable Doubt Does Not Mean Proof Beyond All Shadow Of Doubt
 
APC Crisis Won’t Lead To Implosion ‘ Oshiomhole
 
Senate Mulls Emergency Funds To End Killings
 
Anti-Tobacco Campaigners Engage Abuja Community
 
22 Firms To Participate In Meter Procurement Process ‘ NERC
 
 
 
 
TRIBUNE
Group drums support for Amnesty International, says protesters were hired
 
Gov Dickson to host Bayelsa Heroes Award Dinner on Democracy Day
 
NASS yet to transmit budget to Buhari ‘Udoma
 
Ekiti 2018: CSO demands increased security in Ekiti
 
NNPC to pay N2.1bn debt this week ‘NPA
 
I spent 40 days at EFCC prison, got revelation from God ‘gov Lalong
 
Power project: Fayose chides Buhari, Obasanjo over $16bn controversy
 
Protesters storm Abuja Amnesty International office
 
Amnesty International plans to release false report of rape in IDP camps ‘DHQ
 
25-year-old student remanded in prison for allegedly killing girlfriend
 
EFCC set to arraign Ize-Iyamu, Imasuen, 3 others in Edo
 
Atiku’s son wants court to upturn N250,000 child’s custody allowance
 
JOHESU gives Buhari reasons to sack Health Minister
 
FG should stop funding universities ‘ Adedoyin
Okowa lauds commencement of academic activities at Maritime University
 
Ebola: Leaving no stone unturned at the airports
 
Confusion as FG sacks NDLEA, recalls NAFDAC to seaports
 
Nigerian maritime security, work in progress ‘Dakuku
 
GDP: Manufacturers’ resilience, ingenuity drives growth ‘MAN
 
GDP: Economist blames NASS for slowdown posted in Q1
 
Why new national carrier cannot take off in December
 
 
 
NATION
Revealed: Who got what in $16b Obasanjo power deals
 
Report: Banks wont lower lending rates
 
AU unveils calendar of AFRIMA 2018 in Ghana
 
N950m fraud: Shekarau, two others to be arraigned today
 
Ambode adopts LASUs best graduating student
 
Federal, states, local govts share N701b
 
Presidency faults Amnesty report on security agencies
 
NLC, SERAP, Sagay, others call for probe
 
Killings: Senate seeks special security funding
 
Wike is enjoying immunity, says Fed Govt
 
Rivers APC: A divided house
 
 
 
DAILY TIMES
3 district heads sacked by herdsmen in Plateau communities stakeholders
 
LIRS hails Paul Usoros exemplary tax compliance
 
Group urges Fed Govt. to look into activities of Amnesty International
 
Protesters shutdown Amnesty Internationals office in Abuja over plot to destabilize Nigeria
 
Buhari knows little about the country PDP
 
$16bn power spending: Obasanjo under fire as groups demand probe
 
APC Convention: Protest as Presidency divides committee
 
Senate parleys security chiefs on special funds to tackle insecurity
 
EFCC to arraign Shekarau, others for N950m scam
 
Anxiety as Powerful South African Politician Shields Son from Arrest over Physical Abuse and Threat to Kill a Nigerian Resident
 
2 years after, FAAC adds N24.5bn to Excess Crude Account
 
 
 
DAILY TRUST
Group to scrutinize candidates ahead of 2019
 
Ekiti govship: Unpaid salaries will shore up Fayemis chances
 
Affirms Dabang as Plateau APC chair
 
No petition against Kwara APC congress Cttee
 
APC congresses: Minority report from Katsina mischievous Dep speaker
 
2019: We await PDPs miracle on Buhari Masari
 
Bauchi Deputy Governor resigns
 
FG gives reasons for scrapping Jonathans GES
 
NIHORT trains 400 farmers, says horticultural crops can grow Nigerias GDP
 
Agric input suppliers petition finance minister over payment
 
FG, states, LGs share N613.057billion revenue for April
 
PENCOM: Reps to probe alleged breach of Procurement Act
 
ICRC approves business cases for Aviation Leasing Company
 
Why domestic carriers should join IATA BSP platform
 
 
 
 
BUSINESSDAY
Rowdy session as Reps set to revisit controversial election sequence law
 
Buhari’s claims on economy, past leaders mostly wrong, BusinessDay fact check shows
 
Stocks rally seen as PFAs comply with multi-fund structure
 
Kwara posts 70% revenue increase to N7.7bn
 
Buhari yet to receive 2018 Appropriation Bill ‘ Udoma
 
Acquisitions are not necessarily the only strategy to grow businesses
 
Consolidated Hallmark Insurance PAT up 108 %, pays dividend
 
African Finance Corporation, Republic of Zimbabwe target greater infrastructure development
 
Tribunal overrules FCMB in N2.5 billion debt
 
Audited, interim accounts: Stock Exchange rakes in N560m from penalty by defaulters
 
Stocks offer entry opportunity for value hunters
 
Ikeja Hotel: When regulatory actions saved minority shareholders
 
Naira closes stable as CBN lifts forex market with $210m
 
Customers’ transactions safe as CBN, CIBN move to fight banking fraud

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