Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria misses 6 electricity tariff reviews as current prices become obsolete

Fresh challenges in housing market as landlords seek agreement, commission fees outside terms

What rising geo-political tensions mean for Nigeria

TSA records over N30trn worth of transactions in 7yrs

Ondo govt., 18 LGAs share N48m revenue from land use charge

Market hits new low as stock investors book additional N141bn loss



We pay ransoms to bandits daily, Zamfara LG chief tells minister

Eleven years after stock market crash, investors neglect N129bn dividends

Zainab Aliyu back home after four-month detention in SArabia

FG issued seven-day ultimatum to review NCAA organogram

Probe CBN over alleged missing N500bn, PDP, others tell Buhari

Driver detained for six years wins N10m against police

NASFAT laments rising illiteracy rate among kids

Ambode opens new lay-by to decongest Ikeja traffic

Lagos residents seek Sanwo-Olus help over demolished houses

LASG expresses commitment to quality health care delivery

Court rejects suit seeking Oshiomholes probe by EFCC

Buhari still consulting, studying N8.92tn budget Presidency

2019 elections: Army blames Wike for killing of solders in Rivers

Large area of Borno still not accessible – Osinbajo

Enajemo-Isire inaugurated as NSITF chair at Aso Rock amid tight security

MPAN petitions NCC, demands 60 per cent royalties

Dickson commends Buhari on Emefieles re-appointment

Im not aware Jonathan withdrew $47m from CBN – Aide

CBN to roll over N33.8bn Treasury bills

CJN: Buhari, AGF, Senate absent from suit opposing Muhammads appointment

Commodities market will aid economic diversification SEC

NSITF: Workers protest against Ngige in Abuja

Varsities must take front row in national conversations, says Gambari

Shell targets 2,400MW of electricity from Nigerian gas project

Dangote refinery awards $368m contracts to local contractors

TSA recorded over N30tn transactions, says AGF

Terror attack on high-security Niger prison foiled Minister

UTME: JAMB remits N5bn to Federal Government

Ganduje presents staffs of office to four new first class emirs

You have the right to search a policeman before he searches you NPF

Teslim Balogun Stadium sealed in Lagos over tenure crisis



Report: Nigerias Reliance on Imported Fuel Rises

W’Banks Study Confirms Marketability of Nigeria’s Flare Gas Plan

Dangote Refinery Awards $368m worth of Contracts to Local Contractors

A Million Species Threatened with Extinction, Humanity in Peril, Says Report

Bandits Kill Six Civilian JTF as Interior Minister Visits Zamfara

FCTA Demolishes Abuja Strip Club, Caramelo Lounge

Ibrahim: Renewable Energy Has Huge Potential for Job Creation

Crisis Hits AAC, Members Suspend Sowore as National Chairman

APC Promises Fairness in Kogi, Bayelsa Governorship Polls

Stop Sending Junior Lawyers to Process Poll Documents, INEC Tells Senior Lawyers

Ambode in Aso Rock, Says I’m Wiser Now

PAC Alleges Widespread Corruption in Nigeria’s Public Account System

Buhari Meets Emefiele in Presidential Villa

JAMB Remits N5bn to Federal Treasury

FG: Buhari’s 2nd Term Inauguration Will Take Place May 29, Ceremony Fixed for June 12



PDP chieftain, Adun, mulls return to APC, lauds Obaseki’s performance

Buhari must consolidate on his past performance ‘ Amosan

AAC suspends Sowore, others

Okigwe Federal constituency:INEC issues certificate of return to APC’s Nwajiuba

Formal retail industry has potential to employ millions of youths, ‘Omisore

Renewable energy: NIMASA preparing for Nigeria beyond crude oil ‘Dakuku

Rivers polls: Army incarcerated me for 11 days, Wike’s aide tells commission

Delta North: Appeal Court decides Nwaoboshi, Nwoko’s fate today

Ignore Senate, Abuja-Kaduna highway safe ‘El-Rufai

Nigerian economy not local in any way ‘ Ezeh, John Holt chairman



NMA warns FG against another doctors’ strike

Okagbare returns to Shanghai for IAAF Diamond League

Man forced to load garbage into his car after getting caught disposing waste on highway

Fresh application stalls judgment in extradition suit against Kashamu

House of Representatives urges EFCC to recover N72.5b, $1.8m from alleged corrupt MDAs officials

Udom petitions PHEDC at NERC

ULC wants govt to tackle high unemployment rate, insecurity

I have no apology, El-rufai says about Lagos godfather comment

Carbon dioxide level in atmosphere hits record high

NLC protests infringement of workers right


NSITF Board: We will expose Ngige to international ridicule ‘ NLC President

UNILAG crisis: Reps summon Babalakin, V-C, Registrar, others

Troops rescue 29 women, 25 children from Boko Haram in Borno

Buhari, AGF shun suit querying Ag CJN’s ‘fitness

Ogoni youths demand dissolution of HYPREP board over alleged contract scam

TUC, ULC clash over attempt to picket TCN Kaduna substation

Okowa’ll do more in his second term, Oguma assures

How Edo plans to de-congest Lagos ‘ Shaibu

Talk is cheap, El-Rufai can say whatever he likes, Asiwaju remains our leader ‘ Lagos APC

Defection suit: Akpabio begs court to suspend judgment, says I didn’t decamp from PDP

Corruption allegations : Court declines to order EFCC to try Oshiomhole

I made mistakes in my first tenure ‘ Ortom

NASS LEADERSHIP: I won’t bribe my colleagues to become Speaker ‘ Olatunbosun

Dangote Refinery awards $368m contracts to local firms

Invest $17bn yearly to increase oil reserves, Aye tells FG, others

IOCs, others raise alarm as vandalism, oil theft rise in Niger Delta

TSA transactions hit N30trn as countries copy Nigeria’s model

We need functional SCADA to prevent grid collapse -TCN

Deep Blue Project to tackle criminality on Nigeria’s waterway- NIMASA DG

If you don’t go to China, who will give you money’ ‘ Amaechi

Chinese investors, Osun govt partner to attract huge direct investment

Trouble looms as Duncan Mighty faces fraud allegation

$1.2bn Malabu Oil Scam: Court refuses to stop Adoke, Etete, others’ arrest

Anambra community alleges attempt to shield suspect from facing the law

UNIABUJA student sentenced to death for killing brother

I don’t know if Tinubu is the godfather of Lagos ‘ ‘ El-Rufai

Ambode to commission new LASU Senate building, other landmark projects

Oshiomhole denies attacking Kogi Gov, Bello over APC ticket

Obiano meets Buhari, lobbies for more federal appointments for Anambra



Zainab Returns From Saudi, Thanks Nigerians For Support

EFCC Not Aware Of Seal-off Of Saraki’s Houses

Lagos Residents Decry Shoddy Execution Of Road Project

Presidential Tribunal: PDP Urges Bulkachuwa To Recuse Herself

Legislature, Judiciary Shun TSA As Transactions Hit N30trn

PMB’s 2nd Term Inauguration Will Be Low-keyed ‘ FG

NSITF Board Takes Off Amidst NLC Protest

Kaduna-Abuja Road Safe, Says el- Rufai

Power Outage Stalls Ebonyi NASS Election Tribunal Sitting

Nigeria Can Generate $2bn Annually From Donkeys

Organogram: Aviation Unions Issue 7-Day Ultimatum To NCAA

Dangote Refinery Awards $368m Contracts To Local Contractors

El-Rufai: Gangster Governor In Need Of Guidance

OPL 245: A Turning Point In Nigeria’s Fight Against Oil Fraud

Court Orders Release Of Driver Remanded For 6 Years Without Trial

PMB Warn Bayelsa Communities Against Vandalisation Of FG Projects



524,315 applicants jostle for 3,200 vacancies in customs

Tension at UNILAG as police, private security storm institution over council meeting

Lagos godfather’s comment: I’ve no apologies to make ‘ el-Rufai

Be more committed to work, desist from truancy, NYSC DG tells staff

World leaders won’t attend Buhari’s inauguration ‘ FG

NCC to launch second phase of SIM registration verification, compliance audit

Gov Ugwuanyi hails Airtel for modernising network infrastructure in Enugu

Insecurity holding Nigeria by the jugular

Gov Dickson commends President Muhammadu Buhari for reappointing Emefiele

Israeli president grants Netanyahu extension to form government

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church

$100bn needed annually to tackle climate change, ‘Fiji PM

FAAC disbursement dropped to N1.9 trillion in Q1 2019 due to fall in oil price ‘ NEITI report

Nigeria records $20bn investment into trade zones in 25 yrs ‘ NEPZA

FG considers options for foreign missions as TSA turnover hits N30trn

FG commences conditional cash transfer of N5,000 in Osun

Ebonyi launches Open Government Partnership

Presidential Election Tribunal: PDP staff stage peaceful protest in Abuja

Unions protest anti-workers’ organogram in NCAA

Gani Adams hails Buhari over his view on true federalism



CJN: Buhari, Senate, AGF get 14 days to defend choice

Govt plans low-key inauguration for Buhari May 29

TSA: Fed Govt records N30tr turnover in seven years

UNILAG has not progressed under our Pro-chancellor

Tears of joy as Zainab, Abubakar return from Saudi Arabia

Court wont stay order for Adoke, Etete, others arrest

JAMB returns N5b to Federation Account

Buhari, Senate, AGF shun suit querying Muhammads choice as CJN

Probe Chinese prisoners incursion into Nigeria

APC governorship ticket tears Sylva, Lokpobiri apart

AAC suspends Sowore, nine others for alleged infractions

President Buhari should reward loyal chieftains

Patience Jonathan received N700, 000 monthly salary for months after retirement -EFCC

33-year-old undergraduate to die by hanging for killing younger brother

Banditry: Alleged N1bn bribe to Miyetti Allah untrue, says Dambazau

Ramadan: Buhari shares fast-breaking meal with ministers, others

Student to die by hanging for killing younger brother

NSITF accounts not audited for seven years, says Ngige

I am not aware of seal-off of Sarakis houses EFCCs Spokesman



El-Rufai: I’ve no apologies for my godfather comment

Ambode in Villa: I’m wiser now

PDP protesters pass ‘no confidence’ vote on panel handling Atiku’s petition

Sokoto: Tribunal sets aside PDP’s planned use of forensic experts

Reps fault army, police accounts of Rivers election violence

Count Buhari out of new Kano emirates controversy ‘ BMO

N23.7bn NASS severance: Lawmakers lobby to include ‘unofficial’ aides

I am not aware of seal-off of Saraki’s houses ‘ EFCC’s Spokesman

524,315 applicants jostle for 3,200 vacancies in customs

El-Rufai to travellers: Abuja-Kaduna highway safe, ignore Senate’s comments

Bandits kill 6 civilian JTF, as interior minister visits Zamfara

I-G ascribes 80% of Police success to SARS

I’m wiser now, says Ambode after meeting with President Buhari

2019 UTME: JAMB remits N5bn to FG’s account

Buhari’s 2nd term inauguration will be low-key, says FG

Despite industrial court judgement, UI refuses to recognise staff school teachers

Court orders release of driver in prison remand for 6 years without trial

Two suspects nabbed for alleged attack on FESTAC residents

Ambode to commission new LASU Senate building, other projects

Why President Buhari can’t intervene in Emir Sanusi’s travail

Two found dead in Akwa Ibom after heavy rainfall

Emir of Nasarawa to get staff of office May 25

Anger more harmful than sadness to older adults’ health ‘ Research

ICAO Presidency: Nigeria hasn’t endorsed any candidate ‘ FG

Kaduna governorship tribunal inaugurated

Sokoto: Tribunal sets aside order to use forensic experts

PDP protesters pass vote-of-no confidence on panel handling Atiku’s petition

El-Rufai to Tinubu: I’ve no apologies on my godfather comment

Naira remains stable at N359 to dollar at parallel market

Tribunal strikes out suit against Abia PDP lawmaker-elect, Jerry Uzosike

TCN staff foils picketing of its headquarters

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