Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Tiger Woods feeling ‘a lot stronger’ ahead of PGA championship

Floyd Mayweather to open boxing academy

2023: Lagos PDP should field Ikorodu indigene to secure victory over APC in Reps poll ‘ Aspirant

Make bye-laws that require students to join uniformed youth organisations, stakeholders urge FG

EFCC arrests Accountant General of the Federation over alleged N80 billion fraud

Investors lose N83bn as stock market opens weaker by 0.3%

Magu, ex-EFCC boss, promoted to AIG prior to retirement

2023: Buhari’s aide, Ita Enang resigns, joins Akwa-Ibom guber race

Gunmen kill two soldiers in Anambra

FIRS lists NLNG, NNPCL, others as Nigeria’s 2021 top-performing taxpayers

FG trains PWDs in North West, to provide N100,000 grants

IPMAN seeks EFCC support in curbing oil theft in Niger Delta

2023: PDP NWC should shift presidential primary to Lagos ‘ Bode George

UNIOSUN will join ASUU strike once our suspension is lifted ‘ Acting chairman


France gets first female Prime Minister in three decades

Sit-at-home: Tension grips Imo, Delta schools, markets shut

Blasphemy: Deborahs killing un-Islamic, says Muslim lawyer

Blasphemy: More knocks as court remands two suspects

Soludo condemns kidnapping of Anambra lawmaker, expresses worry over attacks

NBA has failed to protect rule of law, says Wike

JAMB approves additional N1,000 for mock UTME

Timetable: INEC talks tough as 18 parties fail to conduct primaries

Yoruba nation devoid of religious extremism, violence Akintoye

Plateau community leaders arrested over missing cows, youths protest

Northern, South-West, South-South presidential aspirants greedy, selfish Orji Kalu

Amaechi, Niger Delta aide resign, Sylva, Tallen stay put

Unions raise the alarm over plot to take over Arik, Aero

Inflation hits 16.82%, exceeds IMFs 2022 projection

Marketers divert aviation fuel to foreign airlines, scarcity hits local carriers

FG directs Abuja-Kaduna train services resumption amid failed negotiation

Fuel queues persist in Abuja, marketers accused of manipulating pumps

Ukraine: FG warns MDAs of rising cyberattacks

African businesses face more cyber attacks over digital skills shortage Experts

Anambra: Gunmen kill two soldiers, burn secretariat, court, 32 vehicles

Lagos lynching: Engineers widow demands justice, faults ritual claim, 123 motorcycles seized

Lagos prophet arraigned over missing NOUN undergraduate

Police arraign three for allegedly stealing N48.5m goods

Gunmen abduct Kogi widow, demand N10m ransom

Gunmen kill six, abduct Kano village head

Blasphemy: Trouble with Nigeria is two opposing civilisations

Lagos govt begins rehabilitation for sex offenders

Strike: NANS slams Buhari, NLC for negligence

BREAKING: Police commission promotes ex-EFCC boss Magu to AIG

Super TV CEO: Court adjourns Chidinma Ojukwus trial till May 23

Dialogue, negotiation, ways to tackle farmer-herder crises Benue monarchs

Money ritual strange to Yoruba culture Gani Adams

JUST IN: Petroleum minister Sylva withdraws from presidential race


34 Senior Lawyers Mount Defence for Deborah’s Suspected Killers in Court

2023: Sylva, Tallen Back Out of Political Ambitions, Retain Ministerial Positions

3,700 Delegates to Decide Fate of 15 PDP Presidential Aspirants

Unions Kick as Aero Allegedly Plans to Reduce Workforce by 40%

INEC: It’s Too Late to Adjust 2023 Elections Timetable

Ahead of APC Primaries, NWC Begins Consultations with Party Leader, Mulls…

Moderation in Food Prices Slows Inflation to 16.82%

Against Court’s Order, FG May Approve $60m Cargo Tracking Contract

N80bn Fraud: EFCC Arrests Accountant-General of Federation, Ahmed Idris

Ban on Exportation of Palm Oil by Indonesian Govt, Blessing to…

Transportation Sector: Largest Emitter of Greenhouse Gases, Lagos Govt Laments

Court Adjourns to May 24 for Clarification on Appeal Court’s Judgment…

Tambuwal: APC Planning to Make Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Its Presidential…

FG: Abuja-Kaduna Train Service to Commence Monday, 57 Days after Attack

48 Hours after Soludo, Nnamdi Kanu Meeting, Gunmen Strike in Anambra

TETFund Targets Two Billion Pages of Research Materials

Editors Reaffirm Commitment to Defence of Democracy, Press Freedom

ASUU Strike: UNIBEN Students Shut Down Federal Secretariat in Edo

PSC Promotes Magu, Seven Others to AIGs, Amadi, Senchi Now DIGs

2023 Elections: LASAA Releases Guidelines for Political Campaigns

Angry Atiku Bars Journalists from Covering Meeting with PDP Delegates…

Wike Berates NBA for Not Defending Rule of Law

Sexual Assault: School Bus Driver Gets Life Imprisonment

SDP Presidential Hopeful Hails Prosecution of Deborah’s Killers

Buhari, Northern Leaders Have Failed Nigerians, Says Bauchi Gov

Conflicting Judgments: Judiciary Watchdog Faults NJC’s New Policy

FG Appeals for Patience as it Rehabilitates EKo, Apongbon Bridges

2022 Colloquium Mandatory for All Architects, Says ARCON

EFCC Closes its Case Against American, Marco Antonio Ramirez

Nigeria Needs Friendly Tax Laws in a Digital Economy

FG to Arrest, Prosecute Violators of Survey Coordination Act

EFCC Confirms Arrest of Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris

Breaking: EFCC Arrests Accountant General of the Federation.

2023: Atiku Walks Journalists out of PDP Secretariat in Jos

Against Court’s Order, FG may Approve $60m Cargo Tracking Contract

Elumelu: Only Investments in Young Africans Can Curb Extremism, Poverty

Nigerias Rigs Count Remains Stunted as Oil Sector Investments Wane

Lalong Charges NMGS to Grow Nations Economy, Reposition Mining Sector

Fuel Scarcity: NMDPRA Acknowledges Debts to Oil Marketers as Petrol Shortage Continues


Gunmen shoot PDP member dead in Delta

Police commissioner embarks on observation patrol across Kaduna metropolis

Atiku remains my boss Obi

Sylva, Tallen withdraw presidential bid, NSPM MD resigns

We cant afford mistakes again, Saraki tells Kebbi delegates

Total trade hits N11,707.20bn, says NBS

Indonesias ban on palm oil export to boost Nigeria production

Smugglers machete Customs officer, ambush patrol team in Ogun

SON, NCDMB partner on quality, scope of local content in oil, gas industry

Food price worsens April inflation to16.82%, says NBS

JTF kills 6 IPOB suspects in Imo

Arsonists burn Anambra EEDC office, 32 vehicles

ASUU strike: Chaos as angry students shut highways

One in 3 women suffer domestic violence in their lifetime WHO

Anxiety as Nigerians jettison COVID-19 protocols


Melania Trump Accuses Vogue Magazine Of Shunning Her While In Office

FG faces tough choices to stabilise economy as inflation bites harder

EFCC arrests Accountant General, Idris for alleged N80b fraud

Flight disruption looms as fuel scarcity worsens

Embattled Rivers guber aspirant, Dagogo, pleads not guilty to charges

80m Nigerians living with hypertension, 26.7m receiving treatment

Electoral Act: Supreme Court to hear Buhari, Malami’s suit Thursday

We’ll mobilise against aspirants with no plans for health sector, NMA threatens

CAN expresses fear of violence over political activities

Lekki lynching: Widow recounts how husband died

Residents, motorists raise doubts over 2022 completion deadline for Lagos-Ibadan expressway

12-month-old Aisha needs N7 million for open-heart surgery in India

Lagos advert agency releases guidelines on pasting of posters for political campaigns

Sylva drops presidential bid, resumes work as Mint MD resigns

10 million people at risk of hunger in northernAfrica

Section 84(12): Court asks PDP to reassess its stand on suit against FG

Tambuwal moves against politicians toeing Buhari’s footsteps

12-month-old Aisha needs N7 million for open-heart surgery in India

Experts want goverment to address structural issues impeding growth

Nigeria, Swiss firm sign pact on metal, gold mining development

Unions allege plans to ground Aero Contractors, retrench 40% of workers

Digital economy to raise Nigeria’s GDP to 15 per cent by 2025

Oil firms lead FIRS’ list of top taxpayers in 2021

Buhari hinges Nigeria’s devt on high productivity, quality education

Electoral Act: Supreme Court to hear Buhari, Malami’s suit Thursday

We’ll mobilise against aspirants with no plans for health sector, NMA threatens


Kukah, Adeyanju commend Gov Tambuwal over protection of Christians in Sokoto

APC: Former Edo council V/C requests automatic ticket for state assembly

Linda Ikeji appears in NBM N1billion libel lawsuit

2023: Stampede, equipment damaged, as Atiku chases journalists from Plateau PDP secretariat

Enugu 2023: Plans to frame up, arrest Ekweremadu’s supporters uncovered, says Campaign DG

Fuel scarcity looms in Ondo, Ekiti over petrol tanker drivers leadership crisis

Soludo orders immediate release of abducted lawmaker, aide

NUJ Warri Correspondents Chapel boycotts Delta Government activities

Obi to PDP delegates: Vote for your children’s future, not money

2023: I’ll drop Ahmed Lawan if APC presents candidate of Igbo extraction, says Orji Kalu

2023: PDP will end APC inflicted socio-economic woes ‘ Ortom

Delta 2023: APC picks guber candidate Friday ahead PDP

Police parade suspected killers of Abuja female corps member

EFCC arrests Accountant-General of Federation over alleged N80bn fraud

Troops kill 4 gunmen, recover weapons in Imo ‘ Army

FG to resume Abuja-Kaduna train service May 23

DSS nabs ‘k!ller’, notorious land grabber in Ogun

Just In: EFCC detains Nigeria’s Accountant General over alleged N80b fraud

Tension as IPOB moves to enforce sit-at-home order in Asaba

6 suspected IPOB members killed during attack on Eze’s palace ‘ Imo Police

Prison officer allegedly kills cigarette seller over N20

David’s murder: Lagos Task Force arrests 10 okada riders, impounds 123 motorcycles

Domestic flights cancelations, delays to worsen over aviation fuel scarcity ‘ Airline operators warn

My husband was lynched, burnt to death like common thief, says wife of murdered sound engineer

13 rescued as tanker, 2 other vehicles explode in Delta

Killing of Debora: Every Christian should rise and defend our faith ‘ Mbaka

How Buhari sacked ministers who failed to resign ‘ Falana

It’s too late to tinker with 2023 elections timelines ‘ INEC

Warri north PDP: Akuyoma, Martins, Uduaghan, others sign peace accord

PDP may lose 2023 polls if’ ‘ Bode George warns

NNPC tops 2021 Taxpayers’ list

Demand for shift in 2023 election timetable by IPAC is retrogressive, says CTA


Equity Key To Choosing Presidential Candidate, Northern APC Youths Tells Party

Stock Market Bargain Hunting To Persist This Week

Alleged Blasphemy: Sokoto Govt Relaxes Curfew

JUST-IN: Hoodlums Burn Down LG Secretariat, Magistrate Court In Anambra

Insecurity: AYCF Urges INEC To Consider Staggered Party Primaries

Abuja-Kaduna Train Services To Resume May 23

EFCC Arrests Accountant-General Of The Federation Over Alleged N80bn Fraud

Deborah: Nasarawa Gov Appeals To CAN To Shelve Planned Protest

Professor Leads 33 Lawyers To Defend Suspected Killers Of Sokoto College Student In Court



EFCC arrests Fed Govt’s top accountant over N80b ‘fraud’

How U.S., EU, UK promote gender inclusion in diplomatic terrain

It’s too late to tinker with 2023 elections timelines, says INEC

Sylva, Tallen opt not to resign

Eight killed, 32 vehicles burnt in Southeast’s bloody Monday

ASUU strike: Students protest in Ondo, Oyo, Ogun

INEC gives APC, PDP, others deadlines


2023: My experience under Buhari places me ahead of others ‘ Osinbajo

Police defuse bomb planted in Borno IDPs camp by Boko Haram/ISWAP

Soludo reacts as unknown gunmen abduct lawmaker after meeting with Nnamdi Kanu

Lagos guber: Obanikoro will never step down ‘ Campaign Organisation

1st black White House press secretary assumes duty

Vote for your children’s future, not money ‘ Peter Obi tells PDP delegates

N80bn fraud: EFCC arrests Accountant General of the Federation


Don cautions FG against further devaluation of naira

Police defuse bomb in Borno IDP camp

Imo residents remain indoors

Gunmen enforcing sit-at-home ‘order’ shot dead

Displaced women, kids offered free medical support in Kaduna

IPOB kills 2 soldiers, razes court, secretariat in Anambra

Kano to probe state varsity, convert college to varsity

Police kill 6 IPOB members attempting to attack Imo monarch

NUJ Warri Correspondents Chapel boycotts Delta Govt activities

EFCC Arrests Accountant General of the Federation over ‘N80bn Fraud’

2023: INEC cautions parties against exceeding primaries deadline

Blasphemy: Tambuwal relaxes curfew in Sokoto

African First Ladies Peace Mission Secretariat ready in 11 months – Aisha Buhari

Patronise made in Nigeria products to create jobs –NOA

UNIOSUN excels at NUC Accreditation Exercise, retains Operational status for 25 Programmes

EFCC Arrests Accountant General of the Federation over ‘N80bn Fraud’

2023: INEC cautions parties against exceeding primaries deadline

Petroleum minister, Sylva, withdraws presidential bid

2023 Presidency: Emir of Ilorin endorses Tinubu

Prepare for flight cancellations, airline operators alert Nigerians

Strike: ASUU is making a case for my children, others in university system – Nwajiuba

Aftermath of resignation: Jostle begins for vacant ministerial positions

Publisher petitions IGP over harassment by security operatives in Gombe

NAFDAC seeks partnership with NYSC against fake drugs

Catholic committees to party delegates: Shun religion, choose competency

Journalists attacked as Atiku meets PDP delegates in Plateau

APC will walk tight rope fielding Adesina, group warns

Primaries: INEC cautions parties against exceeding deadline

Ganduje reconciles with Barau, shelves senatorial bid

What I’ll do with Masari’s legacies if elected Katsina governor – Ex-MINT boss

4 presidential, 30 governorship aspirants pick PRP forms

Orji Kalu: Kwankwaso will emerge president easily if APC zones ticket to south


2023: Calls For Shift In Time Table Distraction To INECCTA

NEPC, 13 foreign organisations shortlisted for global trade promotion award

Thesis digitization : TETFund inaugurates committee, targets 2bn pages of research materials

Traders, workers worry as FCTA demolishes Area 11 mini market

2023: Northern group kicks against zoning of presidential tickets

2023: I will operate communal democracy says Mazi Ohuabunwa

2023: North not ready for power shift, says Sen. Sani


Accountant General arrested over N80bn!

Panic, as inflation rate hits 8-month high at 16.82% amid soaring food prices

Troops neutralize 18 terrorists, 115 bandits in two weeks

Gunmen abduct village head, kill six in Kano South

EFCC arrests Accountant General of Federation, Ahmed Idris

Editors vow to defend democracy, Press freedom


EU Struggles To Clear Path To Russian Oil Ban

McDonald’s To Leave Russia For Good After 30 Years

2023: APC Denies Purported Adjustment Of Electoral Timetable

Jonathan Felicitates With Mary Odili On 70th Birthday, Retirement From Supreme Court

Igbos Shouldn’t Be Treated Like Second-Class Citizens In Their Country ‘ Clark

Atiku Charges Nigerians To Vote APC Out Of Power In 2023

Blasphemy: OPM General Overseer, Chinyere Offers Scholarship To Deborah’s Siblings

2023: Why Tinubu Won’t Get Automatic Presidential Ticket ‘ SDP

Petroleum Minister, Sylva Withdraws Presidential Bid

Anambra: Gunmen Kill Two Soldiers, Kidnap Lawmaker, Set LG Secretariat, EEDC Office, 32 Vehicles Ablaze

Northern Youths Condemn EFCC Refusal To Arrest, Prosecute Isah Kantigi

Lagos West: Lagos West Drops Senatorial Ambition Over Public Embarrassment By Tinubu

Gani Adams Decries Use Of Human Parts For Money Rituals


Resettlement: Treat Abuja indigenes like Lagos, others ‘ FCT Rep, Jiba tells NASS

Why I dumped APC ‘ Osun Reps aspirant, Adekilekun

Ukiwe, Onyekwere join guber race, obtain ADC, YPP forms for Abia 2023

2023: Chekwas Okorie to rejoin APGA as party tenders apology

We’ll ensure best candidates clinch APC flags in 2023 ‘ Adamu

Wike: PDP may cease to exist if it loses 2023 presidential election

NCC alerts on latest trick by hackers to unlock, steal vehicles


EFCC arrests Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris

Nigerians in the Diaspora remit $106.58bn in five years

British Council earmarks N306m UK-Nigeria grant for 20 institutions, organisations

ASUU strike: Residents, travellers stranded as students block Ondo, Oyo roads

UK Human Rights lawyers back Soludo/Kanu parley

Police Commission Promotes Magu, 7 others AIGs

Court orders PDP to re-examine suit against Buhari, Malami, others

Woman, 40, bags 12 years imprisonment for defrauding Deeper Life Church

Ritual killings, human sacrifice, not part of Yoruba culture ‘ Gani Adams

FDC: Naira’s depreciation may shrink external reserves to $38bn

Transit cargoes: Togo moves to capture northern Nigeria


Nigeria leads SSA to diaspora remittance of $19.2bn in 2021 ‘ World Bank

Nigeria spends 85.5% revenue to service $94.17bn debt

Nigeria’s inflation rises 3rd consecutive time to 8-month high of 16.8%

Russia/ Ukraine war: NITDA cautions MDAs on cyber attacks

Breaking: EFCC nabs AGF, Ahmed Idris, for N80bn ‘fraud

El-Rufai, Dangote, others condole with Shettima’s family

Nigeria to actualise net zero green house gas emission by 2022

How suspect bath corps member with acid to separate her from lover ‘ Police

Why aviation fuel scarcity bites harder, operators bemoan flight delays, cancellations

Stipulate laws to fight hate, SDP presidential aspirant urges NASS

Breaking: Ex-EFCC chairman, Magu, now AIG, Police commission’s new promotion reveals

2023: Now that 4 APC senators joined race to win party ticket’.

Sit- at-home: Markets, schools shutdown in Asaba

Forgery: FCT-IRS launches electronic tax clearance certificate

Residents live in fear as terrorists re-emerge in Zuru emirate

2023: Guide parties, candidates along issue-based campaigns,NGE urges members

No active monkey pox case in Cross River ‘ Healthcare DG

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