Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, May 18, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


BUSINESSDAY

Lalong emerges northern governors chair as Masari heads security committee

Alleged N200m fraud: Court dismisses Gbenga Daniel’s no- case submission

Cancer scourge: Experts call for increased capacity on use of agro-chemicals

CBN urges CIBN to strengthen commitment in enhancing bankers’ professionalism

FG to close down Enugu airport over security reasons

Tin Can Trailer Park: Contractor urges patience as construction work continues

MTN Nigeria signs N200bn medium term facility with 7 banks

Lack of financial disclosure by parastatals fuels suspicion of fraudulent activities

At N23trn, Nigeria’s high debt profile deliberate, says finance minister

 

PUNCH

Nasarawall partner Benue to tackle banditry, kidnapping Gov-elect

Police intercept 303 cartons of Tramadol in Kano, arrest five

Jukun/Tiv crisis: Only justice, fairness can guarantee peace, says youth group

Onnoghen: Justice Odili disagrees as Supreme Court strikes out Cross Rivers suit

Amosuns commissioner makes U-turn, withdraws resignation

Lalong emerges Northern govs chairman

FG to shut down Enugu airport runway

Railway village: FEC approves N1.8bn for buildings rehabilitation

How CCTV saved me from arrest Doctor who tried to rescue RCCG gospel artiste that committed suicide

From despair to excellence: Osun indigent pupil shines with 319 UTME SCORE

Our hope, fortunes are lost, we have nowhere to live Displaced Lagos property owners after demolition of 400 buildings

Unemployed youths embracing drug abuse to settle scores with Nigeria Adekola, ACPN Chairman

Homosexuality: Nigerians now top asylum seekers in Canada

Emmanuel ready to pay new minimum wage, says Akwa Ibom govt

Family urges FG, Osun to honour ex-western region gov, Fadahunsi

Presidential Cttee warns Akeredolu against promoting cannabis

ACourt affirms Omo-Ageges re-election

Sacked Ekiti teachers protest, seek re-absorption

Bulkachuwas son campaigned for Buhari, Atiku, PDP tell tribunal

Senate Presidency: Plot to weaken opposition for Lawans emergence thickens as EFCC may arrest, detain Saraki

Dont release N649bn Paris Club refund to outgoing govs, NLC, others tell FG

Defection: Court strikes out suit seeking Saraki, Dogara, 52 other lawmakers sack

Market location, abattoir make Akanu Ibiam airport unfit for international operations Sirika

Death from snakebites more common in poor countries Experts

Wanted criminal reveals location in Facebook message to TV station

Nigeria cant attain civilisation in the midst of violence Dogara

China creates app to recognize Pandas

Expatriate regains freedom in Akwa Ibom after 17 days

EFCC arrests health ministry workers over yellow fever card racketeering

Kogi NYSC coordinator, Mrs Ahile, dies on trip to father-in-laws burial

Losing N6m capital to betting made me become a robber Suspect

Son kills father for preventing him from going out

EFCC arrests herbalist for impersonating GMD NNPC, others

Police arrest teenager for killing friend over umbrella, N200

Lalong emerges chair of Northern Governors Forum

Why you should obtain death certificate of your loved ones

 

THISDAY

INEC Recognises Sowore as Authentic AAC Chairman

Lagos Financial Outlook Very Positive, Boasts Ambode

Respite for Saraki, Dogara as Court Dismisses Suit Seeking their Sack…

FG to Halt Projects in Communities over Incessant Vandalism, Says Minister

Amosuns Last Minute Actions Causing Anxiety

Omo-Agege: Appeal Court Strike Out Judgment Affirming Ogodo as Delta APC…

Northern Governors Forum Decries Lingering Security Crisis in Region

Emefiele: Provision of Cheap Credit, Key to Sustainable Economic Growth

FG Moves to Downgrade Enugu Airport over Safety Concerns

Atiku, PDP, Formally File Application for Replacement of Justice Bulkachuwa

Measles Kill 58 in Borno

INEC Rejects Suspension of Sowore as AAC National Chairman

Supreme Court Strikes out Cross River’s Suit on Onnoghen’s Suspension

Find Lasting Solution to Insecurity, Northern Govs Appeal to Buhari

Bauchi Governor-elect Vows to Reverse Last Minute Govt Decisions

Concessionaire: Funtua Dry Port Needs over $20m for Completion

Defection: Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Saraki, Dogara, Others’ Sack

 

SUN

How Okorocha, Oshiomhole ruined APC in South-East ‘ Okechukwu, DG,VON

9Th NASS Leadership: Oshiomhole misleading APC ‘Sen. Marafa

Dike: I deserve a place in Falcons World Cup squad

MTN signs 7-year N200bn medium term facility

Emefiele promises economic saboteurs hell

Igbo have nothing to bargain for 2023 presidency’ Rotimi Amaechi

Appeal Court affirms Erue’s Delta APC SWC

Northern governors unveil N6bn regional economic recovery plan

Ambode urges African nations to use sports to grow economy

CBN injects 268.6m, CNY 29.2m into retail SMIS

FG may degrade Enugu airport ‘Minister

Herbalist in EFCC net for impersonating Femi Adesina, GMD NNPC

4 persons killed, 10 buildings destroyed in Edo cult clash

Delta APC: Appeal Court affirms Erue’s exco

No ethnic group can be wiped out in Nigeria -Dogara

Okorocha’s suit: Court orders lawyer to produce medical report confirming mental fitness

FEC approves N1.8bn for railway village

EFCC arrests Edo health ministry officials over yellow card racketeering

Noise pollution as another form of terror

EFCC case: Umeh wins at Supreme Court

Bauchi Assembly passes bill to halt recovery of looted funds

GUARDIAN

Defection: Court dismisses suit seeking to remove Saraki, Dogara, others

Ineffective legal system to curb criminality, cause of banditry

Search for kid heroes begins as IIDA Awards calls for nationwide entries

#Brexit compromise talks collapse after six weeks

2,000 sacked workers stage protest in Ado-Ekiti

Plateau State governor emerges chairman of Northern Governors Forum

EFCC arrests herbalist impersonating NNPC MD

 

VANGUARD

IBB not dead, hail and hearty.

Reps passes Bill to make June 12, Democracy Day

Senate approves N14.6bn as refund to Bauchi

Airport Safety: Enugu Govt closes Orie Emene market

How Dangote saved Sanusi from being dethroned

Why Olubadan shunned grand reception for Ajimobi

Atiku vs Buhari: Bulkachuwa is wife, mother of APC member, PDP insists

I overcame challenges in govt through prayers ‘ Jonathan

My passion for Imo made me a crazy man ‘ Okorocha

INEC challenges jurisdiction of court on Okorocha’s suit

N200bn loan show confidence in Nigeria banks ‘ MTN

Zainab unveils scorecard as foreign reserves hit $44.69bn

50 % FCT residents defecate openly ‘ FG

Oil business: Herbalist uses GMD, Buhari’s media head’s name to fleece Korean of N30 million

I did not sack any worker- Gov. Fayemi

 

LEADERSHIP

Incest: Cleric In Police Net For Sleeping With Daughter

Emiefele’s Re-appointment WiII Sustain Rice Production ‘ RIFAN

Food Poisoning: Concerns Over Rising Cases Of Deaths

Emefiele Explains How Nigeria Came Out Of Recession

Cyber Crime Assumes Frightening Dimension In Southeast- EFCC

Booby Trap: Fayemi, Fayose Renew Hostility As Govt Sacks 2,000 Workers

Herbalist Impersonates NNPC MD, Dupes Foreigner N30m

EFCC Arrests 4 Health Officials For E-yellow Card Racketeering

Stop Parading Yourselves As AAC National Officers, Court Tells Sowore

FG To Use Technology To Reduce Deficits In Health, Education

Nigerians Pay More Attention To Foreign Way Of Life ‘ Nike Okundaye

Nigeria, Black Africa Present Best Cultural Tourism Destination

Why Family Planning Is Now An Emergency For Nigerian Couples

Exclusively Woman: Women Must Be Included In Governance To Achieve Sustainable Development Goals ‘ UN

Obaseki Swears-In 14 Perm Secs, Harps On Adherence To Reforms In Seamless Service Delivery

Insecurity: Gov. Masari Chairs NSGF Committee To Develop Comprehensive Regional Plan Of Action

 

TRIBUNE

Okorocha: Court orders lawyer to produce medical report confirming his mental stability

Aisha Buhari, Nigerian education system and the proposed Muhammadu Buhari University

Stop parading yourselves as AAC national officers, Court tells Omoyele Sowore, one other

CSOs, others berate Bauchi assembly over bill stopping recovery of looted properties, funds

Maltina teacher-of-year award yielding results ‘ FG

State coordinator unveils NYSC’s 46th anniversary programmes to staff

FUTA emerges best institution at national statistics competition

 

NATION

Northern Govs map out plans to end insecurity

Crowds thin out in govt houses

Six suspected kidnappers killed in shootout with police in Rivers

FEC to hold final session on Monday

Sacked Ekiti workers protest, beg Fayemi for re-absorption

EFCC arrests herbalist for impersonating NNPC GMD, Buharis aide

Kano Police intercept 303 cartons of Tramadol worth N2bn

Appeal Court affirms Omo-Agege, 43 others candidacy

FG may degrade Enugu airport Minister

Nigeria must win war against violence, says Dogara

Emefiele pledges five-year plan to diversify nations economy

Okorochas suit: Court orders lawyer to produce certificate of mental fitness

Kidnapped expatriate in AIbom regains freedom after 17 days

80-year bags LASU Msc degree

Police kill 5 notorious kidnappers in Rivers

50 percent of Abuja residents defecate openly

 

DAILY TRUST

Okorocha’s suit: Court orders lawyer to produce certificate of mental fitness

Okorocha: INEC did not accuse me of holding official under duress

Kidnapped expatriate in A’Ibom regains freedom after 17 days

Nigeria can’t attain civilisation in the midst of violence, says Dogara

You have no authority to redefine traditional boundaries’ Gbong Gwom tells Lalong

Buhari passionate about completion of Onitsha-Enugu expressway ‘ Fashola

50 % FCT residents defecate openly ‘FG

I did not sack any worker- Gov. Fayemi

Some ex- leaders now ethnic champions ‘ Oshiomole

15 killed in clashes between cattle raiders, farmers in South Sudan

Brexit talks collapse as May’s premiership crumbles

FG to shut Enugu airport for safety reasons

Delta APC: Appeal Court affirms Erue ‘ led APC executive

Why I set up second term transition committee ‘ Okowa

Emefiele: Buhari consolidating on milestones on economy, security ‘ UK group

Rice farmers to benefit from anchor borrower loan in Daura

Reps pass S/East commission bill for second reading

Zamfara APC: S/Court decides fate of candidates May 24

Tribunal: Ogun gets 3rd panel in 46 days, resumes today

Elections: Facebook says Israeli company targeted Nigeria, others

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