Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, May 2, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria-UK to explore naira-denominated financial instruments with the City of London

OPEC+ still committed to crude production agreement

N30,000 new minimum wage implementation resonates on Workers’ Day

Nigeria stock investors lost over N600bn in April

Food prices decline in Q1 2019 on weaker purchasing power, natural conditions

Review of bilateral investment’ treaties to ensure improved benefits for Nigeria

Nigeria’s population crosses 200m mark, but 23.1% can’t find job

CBN to embark on mop-up of mutilated naira banknotes soon



20 Nigerian oil cargoes remain unsold despite price cut

Governors fuel insecurity to raise security votes Magu

Banks paid N8.51bn as IT levy in 2018

Nigeria, others raise over $17bn from bonds, says World Bank

Well resist plans to cause dispute in TCN Workers

UN backs AfDBs $10bn power initiative

Nigerian, Australian firms unveil technology to curb fuel theft

NIPC earned N13.8bn from investment promotion in seven years

What to do if ATM does not dispense cash

Ill pay workers N20.2bn deductions, salaries before May 29 Amosun

Buhari can order army to produce his certificates if they exist – Atiku

Weak economy, low IGR may hinder minimum wage implementation – Govs

District head of Buharis village, Daura, kidnapped

Unemployment, a looming national disaster NLC

Kidnapping: IG redeploys Kaduna CP, others

Bandits kidnapped 30 in Saturday attack Zamfara emir

NLC wants families of workers killed by Boko Haram compensated

I can choose anybody to head computer village market Tinubu-Ojo

Air force denies ignoring Zamfara distress call, says bandits fled

Refund all monies deducted from workers salaries, Bello orders accounts officers

Mace theft probe: Omo-Agege abusing legislative, judicial processes, Misau alleges

Court jails WikiLeaks founder, Assange, for UK bail breach



FG to Deepen Tech Innovation in Tertiary Institutions

NCC Advocates Unifying Mechanism for Telcos, Stakeholders

CBN to Establish Collateral Management Regime to Regulate Fintech

Bowen Varsity Students Develop App To Solve Security Challenges

Politicians Exploit Division in Different Ethnic, Religious Groups to Perpetuate Dominance

Nigeria Accounts for 25% of Malaria Burden Globally, Says BACATMA

Osun Ambulance Agency Parleys Stakeholders on Road Safety

INEC Lacks Power to Reverse My Election Victory, Okorocha Insists

Rivers Lifts Embargo on Employment, Promotions

148 Workers Redeployed in Presidential Villa

Ogoniland Clean-up: Minister, Other Top FG Officials Begin Tour of UK

APC Chieftain Accuses Senator of Threatening His Life

Bayelsa Awaiting Wages Commission’s Stamp to Pay N30,000, Says Gov

Senate President’s Wife Calls for More Substance Abuse Advocacy



2023: INEC, CSOs suggest ways to better Nigeria’s electoral process

NASS leadership: Don’t marginalise South East -Udah

Insecurity: Blame politicians who arm militias, supporters -Tsav

INEC lacks power to reverse my election ‘Okorocha

Crack in Delta APC threatens ministerial appointment

Anti-graft war: CSOs urge Buhari to shake-up ICPC

Power privatisation: FG to review agreement as five-year duration elapses

Why Ngige was absent at May Day rally ‘Aide

Jukun/Tiv crisis: Tiv group rejects composition of peace committee

Alleged account manipulation: Firm sues First Bank, FIRS, demands N25bn in damages



Secrecy continues on Buhari’s London trip as Aso Rock clinic gulps N5b in four years

Fresh concerns over chemicals for ripening fruits, softening foods

Imminent River and the quest for long life formula

Russia expects Nigerians to apply for scholarship, says attach

NAF did not ignore distress call on bandit’s attacks ‘ Official

US attorney general grilled over handling of Russia report

May Day: Ambode commends labour on four years of industrial harmony

NEMA quiet on N40m ransom as four abducted staff regain freedom

UTME results: JAMB server did not crash ‘ spokesman

Bayelsa will pay N30, 000 minimum wage ‘ Dickson


Labour to FG : Fight unemployment, insecurity, debt burden

US to give migrants DNA tests to prove family ties

Obaseki to set up joint-committee to accelerate N30,000 minimum wage implementation in Edo

BREAKING: District head of Buhari’s village, Umar, kidnapped

Governors promote insecurity to inflate Security Vote ‘ Magu

Buhari reshuffles staff ahead of second term inauguration

Saraki, others get N23.678n as severance package in 2019 budget

Delta APC faction commends Buhari, Ngige over Isire, Kokori appointments

Breaking: IGP orders immediate redeployment of Kaduna CP, five others

Igbo, Hausas, Yorubas, others don’t hate each other ‘ Lauretta Onochie

Certificate of return: INEC setting bad precedent ‘ Okorocha

CBN disagrees with NGF over 2020 recession

Nigeria, S-Africa dragging Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy down ‘ IMF

Jonathan, others storm South-Africa to monitor elections

May Day: workers urge employers of labour to respect collective agreement



Gov Umahi Orders Arrest Of Factional NLC Chairman

Katsina Leads In Payment Of Pension, Gratuity ‘Gov Masari

Don’t Insert New Names In Payroll, Gov Yari Urges Workers

Zamfara: NAF Did Not Ignore Distress Call On Bandits’ Attack ‘ Official

INEC Lacks Power To Reverse My Election ‘ Okorocha

May Day: Workers Demand Quick Revamp Of Economy

Govs Promoting Insecurity To Inflate Security Vote ‘ Magu

Speakership: Southwest Govs Rally Support For Gbajabiamila

Army Slams Presidential C’ttee Over Terrorists’ Earning Claim

NLNG: Huge Tax Remittances And NIMASA’s Blockade

Stocks Market Investors Lost N714bn In April

OPEC’s April Oil Supply Down To 30.23m Bpd



JUST IN: Head of Buhari’s Daura district kidnapped

Workers Day: Bayelsa labour demands payment of gratuity, death benefits

Nasarawa govt boycotts Workers’ Day celebration, seals proposed venue

Lalong and vexed ministerial slot on the Plateau

As stakeholders kick-start zoning debate in Anambra

Strike Force port presence illegal, flouts international conventions ‘NCMDLCA

Chinese taking over seafaring jobs in Nigeria, labour raises alarm

Labour Minister, Ngige fails to appear at May Day celebration

Former NURTW chair in Oyo preaches peace ahead of Makinde’s inauguration

What Nigeria must do to avert recession ‘ Utomi

May Day: Rivers lifts embargo on employment, promotions

Theresa May sacks defence minister over Huawei leak



El-Rufai, Fayemi in race to succeed Governors Forum Chairman Yari

Victory for wives of slain Ogoni leaders as Dutch court rules against Shell

Southwest governors, governors-electrally lawmakers for Gbajabiamila

JAMB urges candidates to guard registration details, profile code

PDP, Atiku to tribunal: Buhari lied about academic credentials

April slump worsens investors loss to N2.65tr

NGO to content board: limit spending on indigenous firms to 80%

N617.7b assets open new funding options for NSIA

District head of Daura Musa Umar kidnapped

States should have been allowed to determine minimum wage, says Makinde

FG expresses delight over Zainab Aliyus release

Magu: Im pained by values degeneration among youth



May Day: Well ensure full implementation of new minimum wage FG

Mixed reactions trail N8.91trn 2019 budget passage

May Day: Okowa, Yari, Ganduje, others pledge to pay new minimum wage

Each state should have its minimum wage Oyo Gov-elect

Family threatens demolition of property in Ikeja, Magodo, Alausa, others

Defection: Saraki, Dogara, 53 other defectors know fate May 17

Investors interest in Nigeria rose to $90.9bn in 2018 Osinbajo

Nigeria will increase investment in renewable energy Osinbajo



Votes from ‘Atiku’s server’ excludes other parties

Edo gov’ship: Obaseki/Shaibu ticket non-negotiable ‘ Group

Let our votes count, Kogi labour tells INEC

Mrs El-Rufai wants 50% for women in govt

My gov’ship petition not affected by Plateau PDP crisis ‘ Useni

Cabinet: Workers task Buhari on merit

3 Bauchi senators, 8 reps adopt Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Zainab’s release, sign of goodwill Nigeria enjoys under Buhari-Minister

BREAKING: District head of Daura, Musa Umar kidnapped

I-G orders redeployment of Kaduna CP, others

Army wants Dr Mohammed probed over claims on Boko Haram daily welfare

Karshi emir’s daughter bags 1st class in law in UK

Why Nigeria must address primary, secondary education ‘ Prof Okojie

UTME results: JAMB server did not crash ‘ spokesman

Avoid the tendency of staying idle waiting for jobs, young entrepreneur tells youths

Tribunal adjourns until May 6 suit challenging Ndume’s election

Buhari replies Atiku: I did not award election materials contract to APC member

Okorocha storms Abuja court over certificate of return

Defection: CSO can’t remove us ‘ Saraki, Dogara, others


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