Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Angola teaches Nigeria’s oil industry how to behave

Palm oil import from Malaysia rises 57% in Q1 despite increased production

NAICOM seeks to close skills gap as industry grapples with shortage of loss adjusters

Dangote still de find money’: Misunderstanding entrepreneurship

Kogi State accounts for highest cashew nuts export, says governorship aspirant

Nigeria’s long-standing multiple FX rate puts it in unwanted company

NERC begins process to review electricity tariff next year

Infrastructural forfeiture not part of Nigeria’s loan agreement with China- FG

Stock investors lose additional N23bn as sell pressure continues

People will remain excluded because they are financially disempowered- PFS



15,000 women register for medical licences

Umahi seeks probe, prosecution of elder statesmans killer

NSE okays MTN listing at N90 per share

Nigerians should expect petrol price increase, says Rewane

N500bn: NECA, experts demand independent CBN audit

NIMASA generated N22.9bn revenue in 2018, says DG

FG seeks N100bn in new bond auction

Minimum wage: FG inaugurates committee to negotiate salary adjustment

Act now, Ohanaeze, Afenifere tell Buhari as President bemoans Almajiris suffering

N500bn CBN scam: Emefiele should be investigated, says Sowore

Osinbajo warns against bribing officials for licences, passports

9th National Assembly: 469 members to receive N4.68bn welcome package

FG directs prisons, fire services to employ 9,675 Nigerians

Nigerians must now appear in person for visa renewal US

Court restrains EFCC, ICPC, DSS from probing Saraki

Ogoni cleanup: Contractors begin work next Wednesday, says FG

APC accuses Amosun of diverting workers money as NLC confirms payment

Senate begins process to confirm Emefiele, threatens Bet9ja

Lagos set to demolish 69 buildings

Atlantic Energy to refund $1.6bn fleeced from NNPC

Electrocution: NERC slams N300m fine on Abuja Disco

Christian lawyers lament insecurity in the country

Bayelsa Speaker, four others charged before CCT

15,000 women register for medical licences

Police abandoned me after I was almost blinded on duty -ASP

Reps reject bill restricting public officials from foreign medical trips

N4.9bn alleged fraud: Fani-Kayode, others disown extrajudicial statements

Sarakis investigation not personal Magu



Ambode: Insecurity Inspired Construction of World-class Jetty

Persistent Decline Makes Stocks More Affordable for Investors

93,803 Retire Without Benefits on Delayed Pension Protection Fund

BoI Disburses N44.34bn to Beneficiaries Under N-Power, TraderMoni Schemes

Joint Operations: UK Military, DHQ Train Paramilitary Officers

I was Expelled from PDP, Akpabio Tells Court

Nigeria is Headquarters of Piracy, Says NIMASA DG

CCT Okays Arraignment of Bayelsa Speaker, Four Others

Osun Election: I Didn’t Forge WAEC Certificate, Adeleke Tells Court

FG to Inaugurate Minimum Wage Implementation Committee

Osinbajo: Don’t Give Bribe to Get Driver’s Licence, Passport

NERC Slams N300m Fine on AEDC for Electrocution of Minor

Tribunal: PDP Demands Recount of Kaduna Guber Poll Result

I Didn’t Forge WAEC Certificate, Adeleke Tells Appeal Court



South-East deserves SGF, Deputy Senate president or speakership ‘Ezenwankwo

There’ll be no Nigeria without Igbo -Ezeanuna

Bayelsa seeks shift of Nov 2 guber poll

Rivers polls: Army threatened me on bullet wound victims, doctor tells commission

BoT: APGA removes Obiano Ojukwu’s wife, others

I defected to APC to avoid becoming ‘political orphan,’ Akpabio tells court

Kwara gov-elect’s alleged certificate scam: Court fixes June 10 for trial

2nd term: Senate begins Emefiele’s screening as CBN governor

Workers shut SON over poor welfare conditions

FG cautions Bayelsa communities on projects

4 killed in Benue communal clash

Insecurity: Nigerian delegation to ECOWAS says security situation satisfactory

Bandits invade Kebbi community, residents flee

I’m still hopeful about UNILAG admission ‘ UTME highest scorer

Killing of soldiers, ‘wake-up call’ for new strategy ‘Buratai

Fake news has assumed frightening proportion ‘Minister

Systemic corruption ongoing in MDAs ‘FG

Leah Sharibu: If she were elite’s daughter, would she still be in captivity



Knocks for FG as family, friends mark Leah Sharibu’s birthday

How Nigeria can earn $145b through legal marijuana

Hope rises for LG autonomy with Senate’s support

Why mental health disorders are becoming more common

Creating employment in Africa’s creative industry through technology

NSC’s cooperative society records surplus earnings

NLC threat: Police assure Ngige’s family of safety

EiE sues EFCC over failure to investigate Ganduje

Grace Mugabe accused of bloody attack on domestic worker

$8.4M fraud: Ajudua’s counsel absconds

Killing of officer, two soldiers ‘wake-up call’ for new strategy against terrorism

Three Nigerian soldiers killed in mine explosion


INEC to prosecute electoral offenders soon

State of the nation: Bakare, CAN, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Onaiyekan, others raise concern

NSCDC boss commends Delta security fund

Emefiele: Agbor Progressive Initiative demands withdrawal of court action

Reps pass N346bn NDDC budget for 2019

Caution over N10b North East fund

NIMASA laments spate of insecurity around berthed vessels

NIMASA partners Customs, CBN, others on review of vessels import tax

Car smuggling: Berger Motor Dealers go tough on offending members

My relationship with your leadership not cordial, Buhari tells Saraki, Dogara

Africa must prepare for world beyond crude oil ‘ Peterside

Nigeria’s oil output rises by 5.3% in April, 2019

Buhari, enemy of true federalism ‘ PDP

Stakeholders place cost of Apapa traffic at trillions of Naira

Nigeria’s domestic debt decline marginally ‘ CBN

Abuse of Office: CCT fixes May 22 to arraign Bayelsa Speaker, Clerk, 3 others

2019 Poll: Why Buhari should not be sworn-in on May 29, HPD tells tribunal

CBN spent N2trn to control excess cash in banks

APM Terminals gets first Nigeria Managing Director

StarTimes invests$220m in Nigeria

Chinese investors, Osun govt partner to attract direct investment

Minimum Wage : If resources are there, workers deserve it ‘ Ortom

NSE finally approves MTN Nigeria listing at N90 per share

Cyber-criminals have developed more sophisticated techniques, experts warns

Delta North: A-Court gives Nwoko 6 days to respond to Nwaoboshi’s appeal

FG approves abolition of HND/BSc dichotomy

400 level UNN student commits suicide ‘ PPRO

$8.4M fraud: Ajudua’s counsel absconds midway into cross-examination of Bamaiyi

Why we need to stop attributing autism to spiritual attack ‘ Dr Olayinka-Aliu

Corruption: NNPC recovers $1.6bn from companies

U.S. Embassy suspends ‘Dropbox’ Visa renewals in Nigeria



Kingmakers Sue Ganduje Over Kano Emirate Split

I Didn’t Forge WAEC Certificate, Adeleke Tells Appeal Court

820m People Lack Food ‘ UN Agency

Gov Ishaku Not Committed To Ending Herders/Farmers Crisis ‘ Miyetti Allah

Ganduje Being Used To Destabilise North, CNG Warns

Protest In Katsina Over Arrest Of Vigilantes, Bandits Siege

Kano Emirate: Activities At Low Ebb Despite Sanusi’s Return

Reps Approves N346.5bn For NDDC

HDP Asks Tribunal To Halt PMB’s Swearing-in

Senate Presidency: I Enjoy Overwhelming Support From Senators-elect ‘ Ndume

Attack On Journalist: Court Issues Warrant Of Arrest Against Kwara Commissioner

Plateau Ready To Pay N30, 000 Minimum Wage ‘ Lalong

N100bn Worth Of Bonds Up For Subscription On May 22 ‘ DMO

Damaged Used Vehicles Flood Nigeria ‘ Investigation

Restructuring Real Estate Sector For Enhanced Productivity

NECA Commends Emefiele’s Re-appointment As CBN Governor

Piracy Threatens Nigeria’s Income ‘ NIMASA DG

Oil Prices Appreciate Despite US/China Trade Disagreement

$8.4m FIFA Fund: Arewa Youth Faults SPIP Report On Pinnick

Fake News Has Assumed Frightening Proportion ‘ Lai Mohammed

Minimum Wage: SGF Inaugurates Committee To Adjust Salaries

Rivers: CSOs Rate Obio/Akpor, Emohua High In Cult-Related Killings In April

Insecurity: Traditional Rulers Laud Wike Over Comments On Shell



Call for Oyo APC exco’s dissolution reckless ‘ Youth group

Husband shortage hits Swaziland, King orders men to marry many wives or face jail term

JTF is coming after us, protesting Edo, Delta communities allege

Alleged gross misconduct: Kogi Chief Judge asked to step aside

Black Tuesday in Ebonyi as VIO members kill lawyer

Buhari hosts Saraki, NASS members to breaking of fast

Reps pass N346.5bn NDDC 2019 Budget

Senate Okays N5m fine for company without dignified staff buses

Fake news, hate speech will undermine Nigeria’s image if’ ‘ FG

Buhari not committed to true federalism ‘ PDP

Judiciary may scuttle May 29 inauguration ‘Speaker, Kwara House of Assembly

Celebrating Buhari on June 12 can’t legitimise rigged poll ‘ PDP

US suspends ‘Dropbox’ visa renewals in Nigeria indefinitely

N2.2bn fraud: Absence of EFCC prosecutor stalls Fayose’s trial

Defection: I left PDP because I was expelled, Akpabio tells court

8th National Assembly most productive since 1999 ‘ Group

NUJ president, others drag to court over dissolution of exco in Ogun

Minimum wage: FG inaugurates committee on negotiation of salary adjustment

Board abolishes dichotomy between Degree, HND holders

We’ll continue to picket TCN ‘ TUC

Court remands former Mainstreet Bank MD, in prison for forgery



June 12: Tinubu seeks urgent legislative action

I targeted 370, says UTME best Ekene

Emotions as activists, others celebrate Leah Sharibus 16th birthday

Ambode inaugurates jetty, ferries

Senate committee to screen Emefiele

Corruption: Osinbajo calls for collaboration among agencies

Dambazau: Fed Govt seeking ECOWAS resolve to tackle influx of firearms

NLNG to pay $100,000 to 2019 science prize winner

Bayelsa Speaker, Clerk, others for arraignment at CCT May 22

Buhari not committed to true federalism, says PDP

NLC Threat: Police assure Ngiges family of safety

Hope for Leah Sharibu as she turns 16

Inaugurating Buhari on June 12 cannot confer legitimacy on rigged election, says PDP

Court orders forfeiture of gold bars, N39m to FG



Tribunal: PDP’s Ashiru seeks recount of ballot in Kaduna

Bayelsa wants Nov 2 gov’ship poll shifted

Buhari not committed to true federalism ‘ PDP

Saraki’s aides submit handover notes

Lack of LG election in Kogi condemnable ‘ Centre

Senate threatens to order shutdown of Bet9ja over refusal to honour its invitation

Banditry: Security in my LGA is deteriorating Katsina Chairman cries out

Military dissociates self from call to overthrow government

Killing of officer, 2 soldiers ‘wake-up call’ for new strategy against terrorism ‘ Buratai

400 level UNN student commits suicide

Community Policing: DIG urges residents to take ownership of Lagos Neighbourhood Corps

Saraki’s investigation not personal ‘ Magu

4 feared dead in renewed Benue communal rivalry

Brexit: ‘No significant shift’ by ministers in talks

South Africa’s unemployment rate rises to 27.6% in three months

Healthy lifestyle can reduce risk of dementia in old age ‘ WHO

Nigeria stands to lose $145bn if we fail to enter marijuana market ‘ Akeredolu

FG incurred N1.799trn domestic debt charges in 2018 ‘ CBN report

NERC slams N300m fine on AEDC for negligence, death of 4 yr old boy

Nigeria protests unfair charges from foreign shipping lines

NNPC recovers $1.6bn from Atlantic Energy dispute

PDP, Ashiru seek recount of Kaduna governorship ballot

INEC to prosecute electoral offenders ‘ Yakubu

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