Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Legal fireworks begin as Presidential Election Tribunal commences sitting

Stakeholders worried over FG’s double standard in revoking oil licences

Why politicians are to blame for upsurge in crime in Nigeria’ Umohinyang

PFAs intensify data recapturing to enhance pension system

Why Nigeria must bridge infrastructural gaps to aid food production

Nigeria faces mixed oil market outcomes as China-US trade war intensifies



Tribunal holds inaugural sitting on Atiku, others petitions today

FG names Shell, Eni executives in $1bn bribery case

PDP faults Buharis statements on kidnapping, IGPs performance

Adeleke arraigned for forgery, gets N2m bail, permission for US trip

NFF president Pinnick, four others charged with $8,400, N4bn fraud

Insecurity in North worse under Buhari Northern elders

Reps pass bill to give women choice on state of origin

Jonathan expresses confidence in South Africas electoral process

Protesting Abuja residents block Osinbajos convoy

Military kills 20 bandits in Zamfara

Uzodinmas asset trial: Court sacks panels lawyer, okays AGF

Kwankwaso, PDP attack Ganduje over planned new emirates, Sanusi aides probe

INEC seeks media support for credible elections

Nigeria needs leaders who wouldnt serve godfathers, says Dogara

Policemen who raped Abuja womenll be punished IG

My Fulani kidnappers got N5.045m ransom – OAU lecturer

Afenifere, Ohanaeze knock Presidency for likening them to Miyetti Allah

Lake Chads shrinking, major climate change disaster UN

Revert tuition to former amount within 24 hours, NANS tells Akeredolu

Insecurity: FG didnt offer Miyetti Allah N100bn, IG Adamu says

Insecurity: I will not let Nigerians down Buhari

Court fixes June 27 for suit seeking Buhari, Atikus disqualification over campaign expenses

Marriage has made me a better person, priest tells Pope

9.3m pupils benefit from FGs feeding programme Osinbajo



Experts: 2019 Budget Unsupportive of Economic Growth

FG Takes Ministry Building Off National Grid

That Governors Forum Warning on Looming Economic Crisis

Amaechi: FG Needs $45bn to Fix Transportation Infrastructure

Cameroonian Gendarmes Kill Scores of Nigerians in A’Ibom

Saraki to EFCC: Stop the Witch-Hunt against Me

Five Persons Killed as Suspected Herdsmen Raid Taraba Villages

INEC: We Can’t Expose Sensitive Materials Used in 2019 Elections

Osinbajo Averts Crisis in Abuja as Residents Protest Land Grab by Military

Over 2,000 Ebonyi Indigenes Sacked in Cross River

Adeleke Arraigned, Gets N2m Bail in Fresh Certificate Forgery Charges

FG Inaugurates Committee on Internal Security, Community Policing

Industrial Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Onnoghen’s Trial in CCT

Boko Haram: Buhari Seeks UN Support in Rehabilitation of IDPs, Damaged Infrastructure

UNGA President Meets Buhari, Describes Nigeria as Formidable UN Member



Anambra 2022: Fireworks begin ahead of governorshipelection

House of Representatives’ quest for new electoral act

.Statement on kidnapping indictment ‘ PDP

Atiku, PDP open case against APC at tribunal

Delta guber: Tribunal orders INEC to produce electoral materials for inspection, analysis

Delta declares state of emergency on water, sanitation

Bowen University students develop app to solve security challenge

Rivers people voted for me because of my outstanding performance, Wike tells Amaechi

Imo West: Release Okorocha’s certificate of return ‘ Ex-APGA Chieftain

Kano Assembly okays life pension, foreign trips for speaker, deputy

Yemi Alade hits 7m followers on instagram, appreciates fans



Okorocha gets NUC recognition for establishing three new varsities in Imo

MURIC urges prayers for release of Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls

Protesters block Yemi Osinbajo’s convoy, accuse army of land grab

Kano Assembly passes life pension bill for speaker, deputy

Senate pledges more funding support for police

Buratai reacts to protests, says army legally acquired land in FCT

Senate, IGP in three hours talk on insecurity



INSECURITY: We’re helpless, IGP cries out to Senate

Acting Police I-G refutes alleged 100bn offer to Miyetti Allah

LG: Attah canvasses true federalism, says direct funding, illegal

N1bn campaign fund saga: Court fixes June 27 to hear suit against Buhari, Atiku

Accept responsibility for worsening security challenges, Atiku counsels Buhari, APC

Corruption At Ports: Shippers Council, Customs agents make case for automation

FG promises to increase investments in space science

AGF, presidential panel clash over trial of Imo’s APC Gov candidate, Uzodinma

IYC decries illegal mining in North, calls for resource control

Nigeria remains a great investment destination ‘ Funmi Ogbue

PDP bombs Buhari over ‘kidnapping as business’ comment

SARS should be reformed not disbanded ‘ Lawyers

Killings, kidnappings : Ohanaeze fumes over offer of N100bn to Miyetti Allah

Your protest won’t make Army relinquish land, Buratai tells Abuja indigenes

Fuel scarcity looms in S-East as tanker drivers down tool in Enugu

Alleged falsehood: Absence of prosecution stalls Dino Malaye ‘s trial

Alleged forgery: Court admits Senator Ademola Adeleke to N2m bail


Insecurity: ADP Seeks Sack Of Service Chiefs

Tribunal Orders Service On Wike Via Substituted Means

FG Urged To Release N30.8 bn Outstanding Bailout To Kogi

Insecurity: FG Sets Up Committee On State Police

We Can’t Expose Sensitive 2019 Election Materials ‘ INEC
PMB Seeks UN Support For Rehabilitation Of IDPs

Magu Calls For Public Ownership Of Fight Against Corruption

Protesting Gbagyi Youths Block Osinbajo’s Convoy

EFCC On Wild Goose Chase ‘ Saraki

Campaign Funds: Court Hears Suit Against PMB, Atiku June 27

Presidential Election Tribunal Begins Sitting Today

Don’t Think You’re Talented Because Of Your Streaming Numbers ‘ #BurnaBoy

Kaduna Dry Port To Create 24,000 Jobs ‘ Bello

Kogi Guber: Gov Bello’s Giant Strides Will Speak For Him ‘ Fanwo

Why Kwara Assembly Restricted Pensions Of Former Govs, Deputies ‘ Speaker

Okowa Declares State Of Emergency On Water, Sanitation Sectors

Bayelsa LG Elections: PDP Adopt ‘Consensus’ Pattern For Choice Of Candidates



5 prisoners to be stoned to death in Bauchi

Disquiet in Edo over ministerial appointment

Industrialist canvasses for low cost of building materials

Mixed reactions greet approval of N169.84bn roads’ contracts award by FEC

Nigeria needs $200bn investment to address energy gap

How NLNG, ExxonMobil, Shell rescue indigenous contractors

Jailed Reuters reporters freed after more than 500 days in detention

SEC ready to commence capital market curriculum in secondary schools

22 ships carrying various products expected at Lagos ports

PDP blasts Buhari over comments on kidnapping, IGP

Insecurity: Shortage of personnel hampering our operations ‘ IGP

FG did not offer Miyetti Allah N100bn to stop kidnapping nationwide ‘ IG

Senate pledges more funding support for police

Kwara APC warned against cleavages

Alleged certificate forgery: Court admits Adeleke to N2m bail



Police shake-up coming to stem rising crime wave

Buhari seeks help to end Boko Haram

Alleged forgery: Court grants Adeleke N2m bail

75,020 pupils to benefit as Osinbajo launches feeding programme in Ekiti

Youths to El-Rufai: our godfather is progressive

Fed Govt charges NFF President Amaju Pinnick with $8,400, N4bn fraud

US court sentences Nigerian to 15 years for $10m fraud

Immigration arrests three suspected human traffickers

Egbeyemi: Community leader and politician at 75

Ill shoot myself except you follow me on Instagram, Uche Okoye threatens Wizkid

#KimKardashian secures freedom for 17 prisoners

Buhari, APC should take responsibility for insecurity, says Atiku

IGP denies FG offered Miyetti Allah N100bn to stop kidnapping nationwide

Israel bars activists planning to disrupt Eurovision

Israel to bar entry to activists planning to disrupt Eurovision

NANS gives Akeredolu 24 hours ultimatum to revise school fees

BREAKING: FG charges NFF President Pinnick with $8,400, N4bn fraud

Presidential tribunal considers Atikus petition Wednesday



1 million children displaced by Boko Haram in NEast Buhari

Gbagi youths block Osinbajos convoy, protest land grabbing by Army

NLC declares showdown with Ngige over NSITF board inauguration

Buhari should take responsibility for Insecurity Atiku

Kano Assembly adopts proposal to create 4 new emirates

Ill provide effective leadership to better citizens lives Buhari

Ekiti guber: PDPs candidate serves Fayemi notice of appeal

Trouble looms for Emir Sanusi in Kano

Wike moves against communities with prevalence of cultism, kidnapping



Dogara urges lawmakers-elect to demystify godfathers

Bayelsa: IPAC petitions INEC, seeks redeployment of staff

Reps reconsider Electoral Act Bill

Kano: Tribunal grants PDP’s request to inspect, photocopy election materials

ADP wants service chiefs replaced

Acting I-G denies FG offered Miyetti Allah N100bn to stop kidnapping nationwide

President Buhari promises to provide effective, results-oriented leadership

Lalong condoles with UniJos VC over son’s death

NYSC, Insurance company present N1m benefit to family of deceased Corps member in Yola

Buratai reacts to protests, says army legally acquired land in FCT

Sexual assault: House of Reps urges Army to pay victim N5.2m

N5.045m paid to secure my release, says kidnapped OAU lecturer

Osinbajo to intervene in FCT community, military land face off

NUC approves another 3 new universities for Imo State

FG releases 2019/2020 Common Entrance results for admission to Unity schools

Okorocha secures NUC recognition for 3 new universities in Imo

NUT urges JAMB to release results of UTME’s candidates found innocent

UNITED STATES Drought: More than 500,000 people at risk

B/ Haram: Buhari enlists UN support in rehabilitation of IDPs, destroyed infrastructure

Pharmacists in Nigeria to withdraw services today for 2 hours

FG plans Kaduna FTZ as cargo train begins operations

Naira gains against dollar at parallel market

Senate President: Youth vanguard urges Ndume, Goje not to scuttle opportunity

BREAKING: Kano speaker, deputy to enjoy life pension, foreign medical trips, cars, others

Don’t elect leaders answerable to godfathers, Dogara’ warns lawmakers-elect

Tribunal dismisses application by PDP for additional witnesses


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