Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, 2 May 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


COVID-19 vaccines: Biden, Macron seek 1.8 billion doses for Africa, others

Reps panels shun Gbajabiamilas deadline, fail to present reports

May Day: No going back on minimum wage, angry workers tell govs

Insecurity: Nigeria, Chad, others spend $18.5bn on arms, hardware in 2020, says report

After amnesty, Zamfara bandit leader returned to crime, killed

Those causing insecurity vowed to make Imo ungovernable Uzodinma

Lekki shootings: Lagos seeks panels permission to present witnesses

Bandits, kidnappers now have monopoly on violence, says Alaafin

Bauchi to prosecute rape, gender-based violence with N3.5bn

Family to set up foundation for late Afenifere spokesperson

FG trains 240 youths in rice production

Insecurity worsening, Nigerians dying, Buhari should go -PFN president, Kukah, Ighodalo

Nothing bad in taking care of Enugu ex-governors, deputies Assembly Leader

We’ll recall lawmakers backing pension for ex-govs, deputies Ezeugwu

20 feared dead, scores injured in Osun, Ogun, Imo accidents

Wike doing short-term projects just for ovation Rivers APC chairman

Pantami: Presidencys support casts doubt on Buharis anti-terrorism war

Counterterrorism: With heavy bombs, machine guns, Nigerias $493m Tucano planes ready for action

Times are hard, food prices keep increasing Workers

Inflation eroding minimum wage value, says NLC

Obaseki rewards Edo 2020 gold medallists with N250,000

Excessive dieting leaves women at risk of fertility problems

As childhood leukaemia surges in Nigeria, experts speak on how to improve treatment

Nigerians jostle for Indian visas despite deadly COVID-19 variant outbreak

El-Rufai absent from The Platform after public outrage

Again, gunmen kill two cops, raze police vehicles in Akwa Ibom

Labour union links insecurity in Kaduna, Niger, Kogi to workers sacking

PFN president laments worsening insecurity, seeks Buharis removal


Bandits Kill 2, Kidnap Niger Lawmaker’s Mother

Tompolo’s Monarch Assures Ijaws Won’t be Instigated into another War…

Again Herdsmen Kill 5 in Benue State as Ortom Chides…

We’re Committed to Nigeria’s Stability, Security, Says UK Minister

Insecurity: Atiku, Obi Say Nigeria   Needs Leadership, Political Will

Stop Myetti Allah’s Threat on South-east, HURIWA Tells Buhari

North-east: Army Reviews Operations as Hadin Kai Replaces Lafiya Dole

Amid Unending Killings, Buhari Mulls Fresh Strategy at Security Meeting

Masari: The North is Not Afraid of Restructuring

NBS to Ngige: You Lied, Our Unemployment Statistics Accurate

COVID 19: NAFDAC Approves Pfizer-BionTech Vaccine for Emergency Use

‘Nigeria Needs $1.6tn to Lift 100 million Out of Poverty’


NDDC: Group urges Buhari to listen to South-South governors, inaugurate board

UniJos shuts student hostels over security threats Official

President Buhari making Nigeria’s bad situation worse ‘ Prof Osuntokun

Bad governance fuelling separatist agitations ‘ Segun Oni

2023 Presidency: Katsina youths endorse Saraki in Buhari’s hometown

Buhari has failed woefully ‘ PFN

No plans by APC Reps to dump party, says Doguwa

Obaseki rewards Edo athletes with money

Awosika justifies Adeduntan’s sack as First Bank MD

Discos: Monitor N120bn CBN intervention to avoid diversion, experts warn

Nigeria records US$8.41bn investments in Q1 2021 ‘ NIPC


FG declares correctional facilities red zones

Refineries gulp N19.7b, as NNPC sells $5.83b crude in 3 months

Nasarawa: IDPs desert camps over absence of security operatives

Ortom holds no personal grudge against Buhari —Aide

Police confirm another Boko Haram attack on Yobe Community

Again, Customs invade Ibadan market, cart away 8 trucks of rice

 Domestic workers alarmed by compulsory Hong Kong vaccine plan

China Labour Day travel rush gives glimpse of life after Covid

6.8-magnitude quake rattles northeast Japan, no tsunami risk

Security threats have been contained Uzodimma assures Imo residents

Police apprehend 1 murder suspect, 3 car snatchers in Delta

NLC warns against politicising nation’s security challenges

NLC urges Ganduje to settle N26bn outstanding pension, gratuity

Make N30,000 minimum wage profitable to workers, Bamidele tasks FG

World-renowned dermatologist to run four-day clinic in Lagos, Abuja

Expert says CBN decision on First Bank will boost investors’ confidence


India logs 400,000 virus cases with vaccine campaign also overwhelmed

Labour demands for implementation of N30,000 minimum wage in Kogi

Again, Fani-Kayode warns Gumi, says stop insulting, provoking the South

Suspected Okada thief burnt to death by angry mob in Ilorin

Rumoured Defection: We averted major crises in Nigeria by working across party lines ‘ Fani-Kayode

Infertility affects African men, women equally ‘ Experts

COVID-19: Beware of false sense of security, WHO cautions Africa

Police apprehend murder suspect, 3 car snatchers in Delta

11 arrested as Yoruba Nation’s agitators defy Police, hold rally in Abeokuta

Why Borno Govt is delaying payment of promotion benefits ‘ HoS

UPDATED: Only 8 injured, 2 died in Imo truck accident ‘ Police

Ikpeazu expresses commitment to completion of Abia dry port

Again, gunmen kill two Policemen, burnt 5 vehicles in A-Ibom

Insecurity: Bandits, kidnappers now have monopoly of violence ‘ Alaafin Oyo

Security threats have been contained, Uzodinma assures Imo residents

Workers’ Day: Sanwo-Olu promises to create 395,000 with monthly earning of N55,000

May Day: Give priority to security, welfare of workers, NAAT tells FG

NASS remains committed to welfare of Nigerians ‘ Lawan


As Inflation Drags Gains In Equities, Fixed Income Markets: More Nigerians Stake Money On Risky Cryptocurrency

FG Allays Fears Of Major Hike In Electricity Tariff

COVID-19: Nigeria Maintains Low Fatality Rate

Again, Gunmen Kill 2 Policemen, Set Police Vehicles Ablaze In A’Ibom

PSN Chief, Ohuabunwa, Urges Nigerians To Embrace Alternative Medicine

US Embassy To Prioritise Appointments For Student Visa Applicants

Restructuring, Decentralised Economy Will Enhance States’ Development ‘ Makinde

JUST-IN: Truck Kills 10 Imo Market Women


May Day: Rivers insists it commenced implementation of Judicial autonomy in 2020

Workers day: We are still expecting full implementation of new minimum wage ‘ Anambra NLC

Defeat your frustration by not picking up Canadian visa, Fayemi urges Nigerian youths

World Press Freedom Day: When information is no longer for public good

PDP NEC: Pitching tent with Secondus amid rumbles

For Nigeria to move forward, Buhari must end discrimination ‘Yamsat

Bandits, kidnappers now have monopoly of violence, says Alaafin of Oyo

Sanwo-Olu approves 10 hectares of land for workers’ housing scheme

Customs officials raid Ibadan market, seize five truckloads of rice bags

Workers’ Day: NLC demands reversal of 26 sacked workers by Kano govt

Workers Day: We are making efforts to pay N30,000 minimum wage ‘ Matawalle

Workers’ Day: Reduce political offices, expenses, TUC advises politicians

Government set to crush criminality in Imo, says Uzodimma


Gunmen kill two policemen, burn five vehicles in AIbom

First Bank board right to sack Adeduntan Awosika

Govs, NLC on collision course over minimum wage, pensions, others

Police in South-south re-strategise to avert attacks

Court flays FGs handling of female Air Force personnels rape case

Lekki shootings: Lagos to counter protesters story with two expert witnesses

Secession threats: Why we have to stick together, by Kukah

Knocks for Presidency, Mbaka over contract demand allegations

NLC appeals to Benue govt to pay 72 months pension arrears

Police apprehend 1 murder suspect, 3 car snatchers in Delta


Workers Day: NUPENG urges FG to fast-track passage of PIB

Minimum Wage: How increment will be implemented in pension scheme FG

ActionAid Nigeria releases report on human rights defenders

Police inspector accidentally shot self, not suicide PPRO

UCH resident doctors on strike over unpaid salaries

Residents appeal to LASG, Tinubu, AIG over alleged land grabbing

Customs invades Ibadan market, carts away truckloads of foreign rice

Woman, collapses, dies in Lagos church after 10-day fast over her matrimonial issues


Nigeria has become a giant killing field – PDP

Nigerians pay billions of naira to DisCos despite frequent outages

Abduction: Protesters cause gridlock on Kaduna-Abuja Highway

Buhari has failed, says PFN president

Buhari didn’t request transfer of AFRICOM to Nigeria

Trucks kill 20 in Imo, Osun, Ogun

Days of mindless criminality in Imo over – Uzodimma

May Day: Workers send strong message to FG over insecurity, others

TUC begs El’rufai to pay sacked staff, retirees’ entitlements

Nigerian workers deserve to be celebrated – Gbajabiamila

It’s cheaper to remain together as a nation – Kukah

Crisis: Uzodimma counters Okorocha, orders varsity students back

Firm begins youth empowerment through entertainment

45 northern youths arrested in Ondo not bandits – Police

NEDC donates relief materials to B/Haram victims

Plan to smear northern govs over Pantami uncovered – Lalong


Stakeholders say CBN electricity intervention may end estimated billing, stranded power

Why the world will still have oil and gas as part of energy mix for a while to come ‘ Pita-Nwana

Where is the gain of Buhari’s ‘wish list’ to G7 nations 6 years after

2023: Apprehension grows over National Assembly’s slow pace on Electoral Act

Insecurity: Nigeria did not learn anything from Odi and Zaki Biam massacres ‘ Gundu

Will China’s bold move into cocoa repeat history for Nigeria


One Person Beheaded, Set Ablaze As Ekiugbo/Otor-Iwhreko Crisis In Delta Deepens

Fire Deficit: Combating Criminals With Threats

Insecurity: Military, Security Agencies Are Overwhelmed ‘ Funso Awe

COVID-19: Total Nigeria Plc’s Profitability Sinks 29% In 2020

As Stakeholders Clamour For Government’s Intervention In Wheat Production

Geidam Chairman Weeps, Blames Military For Boko Haram Invasion

NEDC Presents Relief Materials To Geidam Victims Of Boko Haram Attack

Police Nab Three-Man Armed Robbery Gang Specialized In Car Snatching

Atletico Madrid Survive Late Penalty Kick To Earn Crucial Win

Lagos Immigration Hands Over Deranged Deportee To Father

2021 IWD: We’ll Remain Committed To Your Welfare, Inuwa Assures Workers

Ikpeazu Expresses Commitment To Completion Of Abia Dry Port


Don’t conduct LG elections in 37 LCDAs, Group warns LASIEC

#EndSARS: LASG seeks experts to debunk claims of its involvement in Lekki shooting

Insecurity: Kick APC out in 2023 ‘ -Fayemi

Truck crushes seven youths to death in Lagos

SOKAPU:Gunmen holding 65 southern Kaduna people asking for N350m ransom

Don’t drag us into Pantami controversy, Northern govs warn group

JUST IN: Unijos shuts hostels after security threat by gunmen

Israel: Funerals begin for stampede victims

COVID-19: No new death as Nigeria records 55 new cases


Breaking: Truck loses control, crushes many women to death in Imo on May Day

Still on overcoming infant mortality in Nigeria

Why FCTA re-introduced park and pay ‘ Emetu

Heightening insecurity in South-east: What hope for Igbo presidency

Buhari greets media guru, Muhammed Idris, at 55

May Day: NLC tasks Ayade on release of kidnapped Chairman


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