Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, May 13, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria should consider privatizing some assets to drive growth, ease unemployment issues

Manufacturers’ energy spend drops by N24bn amid gas tussle

The elusive critical mass: Why change doesn’t happen in Nigeria

Despite sanctions, Iran has better sense of its future than Nigeria

Ex-governorship candidate wants probe of N1bn expended on Kwara media houses

Oil & gas, industrial, consumer goods record worst performance as investors lose N879bn



African anti-graft agencies seek repatriation of stolen assets

Embattled Emir Sanusi returns to Kano from S’Arabia

N33bn probe: Reps panel fails to lay report on PenCom

Okowa warns Nigerians against desperation for wealth

I wont contest senatorial election again, says Ekweremadu

An Igbo President will make a difference, says Nwobodo

Group asks Bulkachuwa to withdraw from Atikus election petition

FG flouts pension law, remits low amounts to workers accounts

Blackout looms as labour plans power transmission shutdown

FG loses N52bn to illegal iron, steel importation yearly MAN group

Oil slump: FAAC disbursements drop in Q1 2019

NEPZA attracts over $20bn investments into free trade zones

Citi Group addresses fraud allegations against Jumia

FEC approves N35.94bn road contracts in six states

FG ll stop doing business with AMCON debtors Osinbajo

Pay attention to environmental issues, NCF tells FG

Nigerians living abroad eye housing sector, seek enabling environment

Buharis inauguration still holds May 29, not June 12 Presidency

Defence minister ought to have been fired Zamfara emirs chair

ISIS claims responsibility for killing of 11 soldiers in Borno

49 of 127 Buhari, Osinbajos aides get N2.48bn in four years

PDP calls emergency NEC meeting over killings, insecurity

SERAP opposes life pension, luxury cars for Kano lawmakers

Saraki begins rehabilitation of township roads in Omu-Aran

NSITF chair: Presidency backs Ngige as Buhari inaugurates Enajemo-Isire

Paris club refund: Consultant gives Ogun govt seven-day ultimatum

I am fit, I didnt slump in Delta, says Gowon

Gender-based violence: Workshop seeks stiff sanctions for offenders

Nigerians inability to access African Court not violating Falanas rights AGF



Larbie: Nigeria Remains Attractive Investment Destination

Expert Seeks Enhanced Nigeria-Britain Business Relationship

Kaduna Dry Port Opens New Opportunities for Businesses, Says FG

Equities Market Sheds N136bn as Bearish Trading Persists

Iledare: Downstream Sector Deregulation May Save Nigeria $5bn

LASG: FG Hasnt Released National Stadium to Lagos

FCTA Proposes N500bn to Resettle 33 Indigenous Villages

Buhari Mourns Veteran Filmmaker, Ugbomah

Boko Haram: UNDP Intensifies Training for Civilian JTF, Vigilantes

Presidency Lists Initiatives to Tackle Security Challenges Since January

Presidency: Kokori No Longer NSITF Chair Nominee



Why APC, INEC don’t want me in Senate -Okorocha

Come clearon Bulkachuwa, PDP charges Presidency

House speakership: Abia APC caucus endorses Gbajabiamila

9th Senate leadership: Constitutional lawyer protests S’East exclusion

Minimum wage: Anxiety mounts over States’ ability to pay N30,000

FG should stop propaganda on job creation ‘Auwal

Farm House partners ITTA to create 65,000 jobs

How CG’s Strikeforce is compounding congestion, trade facilitation at ports

LG allocations: Comply with NFIU guidelines or resign, ASELGON tells govs

Rising cases of ritual killings, kidnappings disturbing ‘Okowa



Nigeria imports 350m litres of ethanol yearly as experts suggest solutions

PAL pension decries gap in financial literacy, skills

AFF wants collaboration between technology startups, large corporates

Akeredolu’s aide berates NANS president over comment on tuition hike

Presidency highlights measures, initiatives to tackle security challenges

How FCMB drives value with diversified investments, operations

FG to bar AMCON debtors from official businesses, says Osinbajo


Don’t take our peace for granted, Tompolo’s kinsmen warns Chevron

Fat pensions, cars-for-life: SERAP urges Ganduje to reject Kano Assembly bill

Navy detaining 10 more Nigerians without trial, Falana writes AGF

N30,000 minimum wage captured in 2019 budget’Akwa Ibom govt

Police arrest 3 suspected cultists with female underwear in Ogun

Justice Bulkachuwa told to recuse self from Atiku/Buhari petition

Paris Club fund: Amosun, consultant set for legal battle over $11.7m

Taraba Killings: Gov Ishaku orders security agencies to deal ruthlessly with culprits

Vigilantes rescue 2 brothers from kidnappers in Delta, kill 3 suspects

Nigeria will not know peace until an Igbo becomes President ‘ Nwobodo

New Kano emirates: Ganduje has done right thing ‘ Junaid Mohammed

Breaking: Wike recalls 12 suspended LG chairmen

FAAC disbursements to FG, states, LG drop to N1.93trn

Companies record weak earnings amidst sluggish economic growth

Analysts anticipate dim equity market outlook as investors lose N137bn

NSITF: Our protest is against brutality of Labour members by Ngige -Wabba

Insecurity happening because we have incompetent administration ‘ PDP

I won’t run for Senate again ‘ Ekweremadu



FG Reiterates Commitment To Addressing Environmental Degradation

Police Arrest 95 Suspected Cultists In Anambra

Local Govt Polls: Gov. Dickson Warn PDP Leaders, Aspirants Against Rancour, Wasteful Spending

N650m Fraud: EFCC Re-arraigns Ex-minister, Akinjide, 2 Others June 11

Delta Govt Begins Empowerment of 2,300 Artisans with N115m Grants

Rivers: Monarch Decries Lack Of Political Leadership In Etche

We Are Intensifying Advocacy To Curb Illegal Migration, Human Trafficking ‘ Edo Govt

APC Govs Award: PDP Still Suffering From Defeat Trauma ‘ BCO

Police Smash Motorcycle Snatching Syndicates In Lagos

Operation Puff Adder: Police Arrest 3 Kidnap Suspects, Rescue 2

Gov Umahi Warns Security Agencies Against Clearing Cultist As Cabinet Nominee



Suspicion, knocks, praise greet Buhari’s call for true federalism

When political parties submitted report cards on 2019 elections

What to expect from CBN on Emefiele’s renewed appointment

Nigeria, too slow in embracing Fourth Industrial Revolution

We are ready to contribute our own quota to the Nigeria’s economy ‘ NIMN

Foreign portfolio buying interest, stable oil prices buoy reserves

TCN says national grid still fragile, gives conditions for stability

How police arrested 10 robbery suspects in Lagos

Ocean surge sacks four communities in Ondo

Ooni charges youths on skills acquisition for economic independence

NSITF: Presidency backs Ngige, affirms Enejamo-Isire as Board chairman



Business giants in trouble over N5tr AMCON debts

Justice Bulkachuwa not indicted by DSS, says official

NFIU traces local governments cash to Bureaux De Change

Fed Govt mourns Eddie Ugboma, calls him trailblazer in movie industry

AfDB okays $200m for Nigerias electrification project

I wont run for Senate again, says Ekweremadu

Buhari Mourns veteran filmmaker, Eddie Ugbomah

Release report on investigation into Maina, activist tells Senate



Zamfara APC: Legal logjam as S/Court fixes hearing May 16

BCO chides PDP for being ‘envious’ of Buhari’s recognition

Okorocha architect of his misfortune ‘ Ex-aide

Hangers-on shrink around Saraki, Dogara as tenures end

PDP chieftain warns against derailing Ihedioha’s inauguration

I won’t run for senate in 2023 ‘ Ekweremadu

Senators-elect urged to reject secret voting

PDP demands probe of Justice Bulkachuwa over corruption allegation

NANS gives JAMB 48hours ultimatum to refund N50 SMS charges to candidates

Musa Halilu Ahmed Foundation donates materials to 2000 students, school

NLC urges Gov Darius to implement new minimum wage

Rights commission summons AEPB boss over nightclubs raids

Catholic women urge FG to enforce laws against child labour

2 ex-convicts, one other arrested over robbery

3 ‘Yahoo’ fraudsters arrested over theft of female undies

Inadequate funding responsible for poor health indices in Nigeria ‘ Expert

JUST IN: Kidnapped doctor regains freedom in Cross River

FG will no longer do business with AMCON debtors ‘ Osinbajo

CBN investment in agriculture reducing unemployment, poverty ‘ Official

Nigeria’s problems present a call to innovate, not a flag to caution ‘ Niyi Yusuf

Lagos-Ibadan rail 70% completed ‘ FG

FG approves 90 extra days for N5,000 business name registration

FAAC disbursements plus IGR can’t fund 28 states’ 2019 budget ‘ NEITI

NFIU guidelines will stop fraudulent activities in state-LG’s joint account, says NULGE

Lagos-Ibadan rail project 70 percent completed ‘ FG

Customs seizes contrabands worth N42m in 3 months

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