Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, May 16, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Banks’ earnings from e-transactions jump by 199.22% in 5yrs

Technology expansion poses health, environmental risks as poor e-waste management persists

Angola reaps oil reform benefits as Nigeria fiddles with PIGB

Dangote, two other companies lead world expansion programme for Ammonia production

How three regions account for 71 percent of Nigerian economy

Slow growth, dual FX rates, macro stability top investors’ concern about Nigeria ‘ RenCap

CBN begins process of developing PSV2030 for next 10 years

Emefiele decries Nigeria’s over-reliance on crude oil

Infrastructure tops agenda as FEC considers 17 memos

Nigeria’s inflation rebounds to 11.37% in April as food inflation hits 1-year high

NSE bond market surpasses equities by N196bn ahead of MTN listing



Local shipping business suffers as NNPC dominates downstream sector

Oshiomhole, APC instigating EFCC to arrest me Okorocha

Is the North Nigerias burden

Most inmates in Lagos prisons are from Ogun State Report

Only 62 women won elections in 2019, says INEC

Ortom says no plan to return to APC

PDP asks Buhari to probe allegations of looting before May 29

When should your kid have ATM card

Inflation rate rose to 11.37% in April, says NBS

Shell lifts force majeure on Bonny Light exports

TCN workers vow to resist power transmission shutdown

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway 40% completed, says FG

MTN gets NSE approval for listing on premium board

N2.8tn probe: Reps threaten absentee bank CEOs, others with bench warrant

Petrol, diesel, kerosene prices rose in April NBS

OPEC expects tighter oil market amid renewed geopolitical tensions

Stock investors lose N352bn in eight days

Why Benin, others get stable electricity than Nigeria TCN

FG concessions N1.56bn Abuja, Lagos warehouses to MDS Logistics

Sahara Energy, BPGIC to build refinery in UAE

Nigerias inflation rises for first time in three months

2019 UTME: Candidates now free to access results on portal JAMB

MAN, LCCI react as CBN gov says road ahead still rough, very tough

Buratai says poll losers backing bandits, as gunmen seize eight in Zamfara

Insecurity: The poor now revolting against the rich, Senators warn

Atiku, PDP doing everything possible to sabotage Buhari FG

Tribunal: Atiku to file application for Bulkachuwas removal from panel today

9th Senate’ll bar ministers from overseas trip during budget defence

I am fulfilled with my achievements, says Ambode

Senate moves to end death from carbon monoxide emission

Well set up police clubs in schools to stop cultism AIG

Police uncover plans to attack oil installations

Minimum wage: Labour chief defends time frame for negotiations

Romance with Fayose lands ex-Ekiti labour leaders in trouble

Dont use tech for illegal activities, Shaibu tells youths

Buhari has not abandoned Leah Sharibu, others BMO

Commissioner rejects Amosuns choice of monarchs, resigns

New Emirs: Court orders Ganduje, Sanusi to maintain status quo

Imo Speaker escapes with mace as lawmakers suspend him

Help us reduce number of Nigerians travelling overseas, Ogbeh urges EU

Gunmen kill 17 soldiers in ambush

Father allegedly strangles 11-month-old baby to death

Seun Kuti lauds Akeredolus marijuana initiative, suggests possible relocation to Ondo

Most inmates in Lagos prisons are from Ogun State Report



Revisiting Idea of Coordinating Minister For The Economy

Buhari Inaugurates Ecological Control Projects in Abuja

TSA Tackled Corruption in Civil Service Salary Payment, Says Abah

People feel that theres Nothing Wrong with Vote Buying

The Judiciary Stops the Executive, Legislature from Performing their Job

Is it Time to Legalize Marijuana

30,000 FCT Residents Benefit from Africare Malaria Intervention

Kano Emirs: Court Orders Parties to Maintain Status Quo

Army Explains Killing of Commanding Officer, Two Soldiers by Boko Haram

Nigeria Loses $17bn Annually to Illicit Financial Flows, Says TI

LG Funds: Again, NFIU Warns Banks, Others on Full Compliance with Financial Regulations

CBN: FG Owes N12bn in Domestic Debt

NBC to Pay Damages over Shutdown, JayFM Insists

EFCC Re-arraigns Ajumogobia, Obla

FG Faults Reports on Ogoni Clean-up Project

Court Declares Appointment of New Emirs in Kano Invalid,Orders Parties to Maintain Status Quo

Presidential Election Tribunal to Hear Application Seeking Bulkachuwa’s Recusal May 22



PDP, Atiku beating drums of war ‘FG

Imo West: Oshiomhole, APC leaders, DSS, behind my ordeal, Okorocha tells court

Party tackles Buhari over Emefiele’s reappointment as CBN gov

Amosun’s commissioner, Ojuko resigns

PDP’s opposition politics toxic, threat to Nigeria’s democracy ‘ FG

Godfatherism comment: El-Rufai on point ‘ Group

I have no plans to rejoin APC ‘ Ortom

June12: Democracy day excites Tinubu

Gateman who rejected house gift for borehole begs Nigerians for shelter

Presidency/NASS relationship: Nigeria deserves better ‘Buhari

Again, NFIU warns banks, state govts on LG funds

Kogi West: Adeyemi battles Dino, tenders over-voting evidence in 2 LGAs

Disregard IPOB sit-at-home order ‘Police

Facebook restricts live-streaming feature



Passersby pass money, snacks to prisoners as Black Maria breaks down on highway

Reconstruction of Lagos-Ibadan expressway has reached 40% completion, says FG

Multiplicity of agencies frustrating economic development, says NCDMB

Nigeria, a great sporting nation, says UFC middleweight interim champion, Israel Adesanya

Tribunal hears Atiku’s application disqualifying Bulkachuwa May 22

EFCC re-arraigns Ofili-Ajumogobia, Obla for alleged graft

PDP plotting to overthrow Buhari’s government, FG alleges

Swaziland Denies Reports Of Order For Men To Marry More Than Two Wives

Tribunal orders Atiku to apply for withdrawal against Bulkachuwa

Man in Germany Steals $2mn Ferrari On Test Drive



21 Imo Assembly members ‘elect’ new Speaker

2,300 artisans get N115m grants from Delta govt

Women task 9th Assembly on bills, laws to protect women, children and youth

APGA dissolves board of trustees

Population explosion: Tough times ahead for Nigeria ‘ CBN GOV

Murder of bureau de change operators: SARS arrest one more suspect

Woman recounts how school drop-outs gang-raped her

Buhari’s victory has demystified Obasanjo ‘ Oba of Lagos

The real politicians in my party, APC, are fully behind me, Obaseki insists

EFCC quizzes NASS Clerk for six hours, seizes his passport

Insecurity: Buratai accuses politicians

Count military out of alleged coup against Buhari ‘ DHQ

PDP to Buhari: Order investigation into N14 trn corruption allegation before May 29

Bombshell! Price of palm oil higher than crude oil’s ‘ Emefiele

DELSU not the first to conduct SUG Online voting in Nigeria

Flying cars mooted for Paris’ public transport network

How MDAs compromise national security with offshore data hosting

Esimone beats 37 others to emerge UNIZIK VC

NANS berates Akeredolu on standard of education in Ondo

Murder of Bureau de Change operators: SARS arrest additional suspect

FEC approves $1bn EXIM Bank loan for Gurara Hydropower

Atiku, PDP plots to ‘overthow’ Buhari’s govt, FG laments

Kano Emirates: Court did not nullify appointment of new Emirs ‘ AG Kano

Divorce: Court orders housewife to pay estranged husband N10m

Breaking: Gunmen kill 17 soldiers in ambush: security source

LG allocations: No going back on 1st of June takeoff date ‘ NFIU

Kano High Court declares installation of new Emirs in Kano invalid



Trains Traditional Rulers On Alternative Dispute Resolution

Ritualists Kill 5-year-old Girl In Kebbi

Ex-students, Orphanage Home Director Disagree On Sexual Abuse

CBN Spends N2.1trn Managing Liquidity In 2018

IPOB’s Sit-at-home Order Irrelevant ‘ Archbishop

I’ve Succeeded In Making Lagos Globally Competitive ‘ Ambode

NDLEA Intercepts Suspects With Illicit Drugs Worth N20m

I’m The Most Misunderstood Governor ‘ Okorocha

I Was Never Arrested In US ‘ Kuku

Edo LG Councillor Beaten To Pulp By Thugs

PDP Bent On Sabotaging PMB’s Administration ‘ FG

Nigerian Crypto Trade Rises As Bitcoin Hits $8,000

Oil Prices React To Varying Market Fundamentals

LG Autonomy: No Going Back On June 1st Take’off Date ‘NFIU

FG Okays $1bn Chinese Loan For Gurara Power Project

Senate Urges Nigerians To Install Carbon Monoxide Detectors

ADP To PMB : Beam Searchlight On LG Spendings

Adamawa Transition Committee Overstepping Its Bound ‘Duhu

Order Probe into Alleged Looting Of N14 Trillion Before May 29, PDP Tells Buhari

Treason: Stop Whining, Face Your Self-Inflicted Woes, PDP Replies FG

Govt. Spends N45bn On Oyo Tertiary Institutions In 7 Years ‘ Ajimobi

Police Uncover Plots To Attack, Destroy Oil Facilities



Another Nigerian Victoria Obaze becomes Mayor in UK

Governorship poll: Bayelsa State stakeholders demand fresh date

FG must set up employment bureau ‘ Senate

Economy: Tough times ahead of Nigeria ‘ CBN Governor

Teachers morale low in Oyo, NUT may embark on indefinite strike Monday

EFCC quizzes NASS Clerk, siezes his passport

NPA, APM Capital to extend cargo evacuation to Epe

APC leaders behind my ordeal, Okorocha alleges

Furore in Kwara over amended local government law

2019 elections not perfect but credible ‘Suleiman

Nigerian varsities semi-autonomous ‘NUC

Poor sleep might harm kidneys, worsen hypertension, study suggests

Exploit FG’s support for employment, Buhari tells Nigerian graduates

FEC okays N360b Chinese loan for Gurara Hydropower project

Critics uninformed, my administration spent over N45bn on state tertiary institutions ‘ Ajimobi

EFCC rearraigns former judge, Ofili-Ajumogobia, Obla

PDP, Atiku planning to sabotage Buhari ‘ FG



Emefiele: policy saboteurs will no longer be spared

Fregenes wife: dont let my husband die

Write judgments for posterity, acting CJN tells judges

Govt, PDP row over threat to democracy

JAMB: over 1.3m candidates have accessed results

FEC approves $1b Chinese loan for Gurara hydropower project

Pan-Atlantic University Begins M.Sc in Film Production

Equities decline with N51b loss

Nigeria, others to account for 53% of fossil fuel

Fed Govt completes construction of box culverts

Nigeria, others eye $40b from Intra-African Fair

Wike accuses GOC of engaging in illegal bunkering

Oshiomhole, other APC leaders behind my ordeal, says Okorocha

US Embassy buys 50,000 sqm from Eko Atlantic city at $1.5m



Reps: INEC withdraws Kawu Sumaila’s certificate of return, gives Dambazau

Why judiciary, INEC must restore Atiku’s mandate ‘ PDP youth leader

Issue Okorocha return certificate or face mass action, group tells INEC

12 CSOs want Malami removed for undermining Buhari’s anti-corruption wars

No to dismantling Kano’s 1,000 year heritage

Pan Atlantic University to start master’s in film production

Free tertiary education will worsen educational system in Nigeria ‘ ex FUTA VC

We want sign interpreters in FCT hospitals ‘ Deaf association

UniAbuja academics, CSO make case for LG autonomy

Bandits’ informants, sex workers, cooks nabbed in Katsina

SARS arrest another suspect over murder of bureau-de-change operators

Suspected ritualists kill 5-year-old girl in Kebbi

PDP challenges Buhari to probe alleged N14trn looting before May 29

Women demand law reserving 35% elective seats

Increase in food prices pushed inflation to 11.37 % in April -NBS

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