Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Musk says Twitter has to show spam accounts less than 5% for deal to move forward

France names first female Prime Minister in 30 years

2023: Tinubu vows to settle Kwara APC crisis

2023: Ondo PDP Reps aspirant, Akingbaso, optimistic of victory at primary, general election

FCTA fear-stricken over influx of beggars from states with security challenges

I was robbed in 2019, will not allowed that happen in 2023′ Atiku

Equities investors lose N101.36bn as stock market sustains bears

Deborah: Obi of Onitsha debunk media report, asking Igbo to flee North

Southern region should be given opportunity to rule in 2023 ‘ Shina Peller

Stop IPOB from using your platform to incite violence, FG tells Facebook

Addressing women’s land rights critical to efforts to fight land degradation, desertification ‘ Study

20 killed in road accident in Kaduna


Secession: Northern Elders Forum knocks Presidency, says allegation untrue

Fayemi tackles Oshiomhole, Ajayi over rigging allegations

Army denies planned strike by personnel

Election a mirage without security, says CDS Irabor

Face your campaign, ASUU tells Nwajiuba, student protests continue

South-West, South-South presidential aspirants are traitors to Nigerias unity, its South-Easts turn Adebanjo, Afenifere leader

Kano explosion: Nine killed, police, residents disagree on cause of incident

Abductees families vow to stop Abuja-Kaduna train resumption

Those accusing judiciary of corruption aren’t clean -Wike

Poly lecturers plan indefinite strike from June

No plan for fresh UTME, says JAMB

Deborah: CAN, Plateau, Benue churches adamant, insist on Sunday protest

Buhari moved Nigeria from weak to failing nation -Saraki

Dagogo: Wike, Rivers AG plotting move to illegally amend charges, says aide

I wont retire until I become president Tinubu

Choose female deputies, Aisha Buhari urges presidential aspirants

3,000 aspirants seek APC state assemblies tickets

Fresh voter registration hits 9,238,991, says INEC

No hike in electricity tariffs NERC

Nigeria’s Q1 trade deficit rose by 175%, hit $764m -CBN

Marketers, EFCC partner to curb oil theft in Niger Delta

Telecoms: US, UK firms plan 10,000 tower sites in Africa

NPC plans legal framework review for 2023 digital census

Nigerias Diasporan remittances to increase over rising food prices, others World Bank

Airlines, marketers Jet-A1 supply deal crashes, product sells N612 per litre

Finance minister inaugurates Federal Pay Office Complex in Kano

CBN issues open banking guidelines to boost competition

Dangote, Port Harcourt refineriesll prevent aviation fuel scarcity Sirika

Investors must take advantage of Indonesia oil ban Expert

FCT revenue service moves against false tax declaration

Police confirm killing of newlywed farmer in Kogi

Oyo student found naked with girlfriend dies, lover hospitalised

Suspected herdsmen kidnap passengers, kill driver in Abia

Cleric dismembers female customer, police recover body parts

Rivers landlord hacks husband, wife over disagreement, flees

Two Kaduna Internet fraudsters bag six years imprisonment

Google reopens $4m fund for startups in Nigeria, others

Your secession comment arrogant, presidency replies Northern Elders Forum

Sit-at-home: Ebonyi, Anambra grounded, Army, police kill IPOB members

FG fails to allocate over 1,300mw, blackout looms Report

3,000 aspirants scramble for APC tickets in state assemblies

2023: US vows to impose visa restriction on promoters of violence

ASUU strike: Army harassmentll provoke total shutdown, says group


Fears Mount in APC over Moves to Zone Presidency to North East

Presidency Flays Northern Elders for Asking Part of Nigeria to Leave

Current Visa Arrangement Frustrating Nigeria-US Trade, Says Lagos US Consul

Buhari Pledges to Increase Investments in Aviation Safety, Security

Tinubu: I Won’t Quit Politics, Presidential Race

WHO Spends $1.7bn on COVID-19 Response

Obi: Politicians, Govt Officials Have Abandoned Naira for Dollars

FG Urges Facebook to Stop IPOB from Using Platform to Incite…

2023: I’m Not Interested in Presidential Race, Adesina Tells Supporters

Atiku Apologises to Journalists, Says He Was Misunderstood

ICPC Arraigns Professor over Alleged $40,000 Bribe

Nine Killed, Several Injured in Kano Explosion, Osinbajo Visits Scene

2023: Saraki Vows to Tackle Poverty, Unemployment if Elected President

EFCC Arrests Ex-Speaker, Patricia Etteh over N287m NDDC Contract

Train Attack: Relatives of Abducted Victims Vow to Disrupt Services Resumption

Russian-Ukraine War Creating Hardship in Nigeria, Says FG

2023: Ortom, Jonathan Hold Closed Door Meeting

‘ASUU Queried Detained Accountant General’s Source of Wealth Last Year’

NDLEA Arrests Wanted Drug Baroness, Seals Her Mansion in Delta

ASUU Strike: Military Men Allegedly Disrupt Protesting Students in Ondo

FG, Private Sectors Urged to Invest in $250,000 Energy Innovation for…

Anyanwu: How Insecurity Costs Nigeria $13m Annually

Exporters Want Access to Repatriated Proceeds to Address Complaints on FX Trading on I&E Window

Lagos Free Zone Completes N25bn Series II, 20-Year Infrastructure Fixed Rate Bond

APC Convention: Osinbajo Fvoured to Clinch Presidential Ticket

Nigerias Rigs Count Remains Stunted as Oil Sector Investments Wane

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

G7: FAO Puts Forward Proposals to Address Current, Future Food Shortages


Education remains key to Nigerian Problems, Obi

VP insists Nigeria needs president with experience

Breaking: Nasarawa government sacks Nasarawa United Team Manager

Pay N40bn owed us for fuel haulage, IPMAN urges FG

Border Reopening:Youth restlessness, smuggling reduce at Idiroko border Ogun customs boss

Cross River: Solidaridad distributes 12,000 improved variety oil palm seedlings to farmers

Igbo not leaving north, Ohanaeze, CAN, Obi of Onitsha

Asking section of country to secede delusional arrogance, Presidency replies NEF

JAMB disclaims error in its scoring system, says no plan to organise another UTME

Deborah: NBA asks Sokoto to file charges that reflect gravity of offence, postpones confab

Students urge Buhari to address ongoing industrial action in universities

FG warns Facebook, other social media platforms against promoting IPOB

APC debunks reported adjustment to its 2023 election timetable


Rivers landlord attacks couple with machete over alleged jealousy

NDLEA nabs suspected drug baroness, seals mansion, drug bunks

Deborah: NBA postpones Sokoto conference as UN Dep. Sec. Gen, IPAC demand justice

Atiku denies barring journalists from meeting with delegates, apologises

EFCC arrest former Speaker, Etteh over alleged contract fraud

Tragedy as nine die, others injured in Kano gas explosion

Security operatives shoot, disperse students protesting ASUU strike

 Nigeria moving to state of failing nation, says Saraki

 FG orders Facebook, others to stop IPOB’s hate post

 Sit-at-home order didn’t disrupt WAEC exams in Anambra, says ANCOOPA

 Fayemi advocates restructuring, devolution of powers

Slain businessman: Family, residents hail N200m compensation verdict against Army

Tragedy as nine die, others injured in Kano gas explosion

ENDSARS: Residents applaud renovated police stations

Demolitions: Oppression of Abuja homeowners must stop by FCTA, says HURIWA

Court sanctions settlement in Deeper Life School’s sexual abuse case

Poly Ibadan student dies, partner in coma over suspected sexual encounter

More than 100,000 people officially missing in Mexico

Egypt set to defend titles at 2022 ITTF Africa Cup

12 energy companies key into Asaba 2022 Sports Festival

805 sellers get loan from Jumia as firm unveils sustainability report

Telecoms body tasks politicians on Internet market as value chain hits $6.7tr

52 days later, where are 68 train passengers

Standing with Ukraine: An African perspective

COVID-19 in China is controllable

Twitter suspends 500,000 spam accounts as Musk puts on hold $44b deal

NDLEA nabs suspected drug baroness, seals mansion, drug bunks

Dollar breaks N600/$ ceiling ahead of party primaries

Stock market records further losses, down 0.35%

Pay N40bn owed us for fuel haulage, association urges FG

SON seizes expired, substandard products worth N2m in Plateau


9 killed, several school children injured in Kano gas explosion

Police destroy N10 million worth of drugs in Lagos

87 APC aspirants jostle for 26 legislative seats in Osun

Terrorists abduct over 20 along Abuja-Kaduna road

Stop yielding your platform to IPOB to violence ‘ FG warns Facebook

APC PRESIDENTIAL TICKET:New delegates template favours Bello, Lawan

ASUU: No resumption, no election ‘ OAU students

Deborah Samuel: Group writes UK, US, Canadian embassies, seek visa ban on ex-IGP’s son

Alleged corruption/extortion of soldiers misguided, untrue ‘ Army HQ

No to single-faith presidential tickets

2023: INEC cautions political parties against non-transparent primaries

Ex-Kano Gov, Ibrahim Shekarau joins NNPP

I won in 2019mbut robbed of my mandate ‘ Atiku

2023: We’re coming up with consensus candidate in PDP ‘ BoT Chairman

Sovereign debt relief mechanisms and reflection on their effect

How to handle erectile dysfunction in diabetic, hypertensive men

Edo Police reports 50% drop in kidnapping, lauds Obaseki’s involvement in security system

NSCDC arrests 2 suspects, rescue 4 victims over trafficking in Ilorin

Egypt showcases $30bn new administrative capital

Ritual killing: Police arrest murder suspect in Oyo town

Police in Lagos destroy illicit drugs worth N10m

Erosion: One year after,Lagos community yet to get respite as situation worsen

Stop IPOB from using your platform to instigate violence, ethnic hatred ‘ FG tells Facebook

Collapsed Ikoyi building: No registered builder was part of project ‘ CORBON


COVID-19: WHO Urges China To Rethink Strategy

2023: Presidential Primary Not Shifted ‘ APC

Adesina Dumps Presidential Ambition, Settles For AfDB Job

27 Die In Abuja-Kaduna Road Accident, Kano Explosion

2023: Let’s Prioritise Security Over Campaigns, CDS Tells Politicians

I Was Robbed Of Victory In 2019, Atiku Insists

Amaechi Meets Nasarawa Delegates, Promises To Revamp Agriculture

Zoning: Southern PDP Leaders Mull Option B Ahead Of Primaries

Nigeria Will Sustain Investments In Aviation Safety, Security ‘ Buhari

JUST-IN: 18 Die In Ghastly Accident On Abuja-Kaduna Expressway

BREAKING: Buhari Appoints Gen Fada As New NYSC DG

Kano Explosion: NEMA Recovers 9 Bodies From Collapsed Building

Democracy Best In Delivering Good Governance, Ending Identity Crisis ‘ Kukah

Oshiomhole Suffering From Post-traumatic Stress Over His Removal As APC Chair ‘ Fayemi

NDLEA Arrests Drug Baroness, Uncovers Her Drug Bunks In Delta

High Food Costs, Election Spending Push April Inflation To 16.82%


Ekiti ADP Chairman Quits

Oni, Fayemi Clash Over Alleged Plots To Disrupt Poll

APC May Implode Over Neglect Of Zoning, Says Chieftain

Southern PDP Leaders Consider Fresh Option

Saraki alleges manipulation of Osun PDP delegates’ list

I’m not running for president, says Adesina

APC screens 87 aspirants for 26 legislative seats in Osun

Ortom meets Jonathan over romance with APC

We will resolve Kwara APC crisis, says Tinubu

New law recommends life sentence for terrorists, sponsors

Four sit-at-home enforcers killed in Anambra

EFCC relocates arrested accountant-general

Many feared kidnapped on Abuja-Kaduna Highway by gunmen


Fuel haulage: FG owing IPMAN members for 11 months ‘ Chair

Buhari to unveil new NNPC Ltd July 18 ‘ Kyari

Marking error: JAMB debunks fresh UTME rumour

Nigeria will sustain investments in aviation safety, security ‘ Buhari

Court orders British Nigerian Academy to pay dismissed staff N1m

Court dissolves marriage over doubtful paternity

Deborah Samuel: Police declare fleeing suspects wanted for culpable homicide

2023: I will not run for president ‘ Adesina


N80bn ‘Fraud’: ASUU Mocks Accountant-General, Asks FG To Discard IPPIS

FG To Facebook, Others: Bar IPOB From Hate Posts

 FG Expresses Concern Over Rising Violence In W/Africa

Gunmen List 9 Local Govts For Attack In Anambra

We Never Instigated Any Section To Leave Nigeria, Northern Elders Forum Replies Presidency

29 die in Kaduna auto crash, Kano explosion

Respect People’s Religious, Cultural Beliefs, El-Rufai Tells Residents

EFCC Arrests Ex-Reps Speaker, Etteh, Over Contract ‘Fraud’

 Bandits Attack Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Abduct Scores

Scare As Ebubeagu Raids Drug Spots In Imo Community

EFCC Quizzes Ex-House Of Reps Speaker, Etteh

Gunmen Threaten To Attack 10 Local Gov’t Areas In Anambra

N80bn ‘Fraud’: ASUU Mocks Accountant-General, Asks FG To Discard IPPIS

I Won’t Allow El-Rufai’s Enemies To Sabotage 2022 Hajj Operations – Pilgrim Agency Boss

ASUP Strike May Not End In 2022, Union President Declares

Presidency To NEF: You Can’t Ask Any Section Of Nigeria To Leave

Osinbajo: Why We Must Create A Country That Works

20 Die On Kaduna-Abuja Highway As Bus Rams Into Trailer

Tinubu: I Won’t Retire Until I Become President

Kano Explosion: Death Toll Rises To Nine

Elon Musk Gives Conditions To Complete Twitter Deal

REVEALED: Corps Member Found Dead In Abuja Was Killed By Jealous Rival

 Flights Cancellation Looms Over Hazardous Weather – FG

Varsity Don Lands In Court For Bribing ICPC Officials With $40,000

Air Force Postpones Its Celebration Over Kano Explosion

ASUU: UNIBEN Students Ground Activities At Federal Secretariat In Edo

Gunmen Kill 6, Abduct Village Head In Kano

Reject Presidential Aspirants Opposing LG Autonomy, NULGE Tells PDP, APC

20 INEC Commissioners To Go In June, August

APC Inaugurates Screening C’ttee, Vows To Remain In Power Beyond 2023

Work Hard For APC To Retain Lagos, GAC Tells Party Members

Again, Atiku’s Security Details Harass Journalists In Kaduna

It’s Time For PDP To Pay Me Back, Wike Tells Delegates In Kebbi

2023 Presidency: Choice Of Candidate Tears PDP Leaders Apart

Nigeria’s GDP Is Only 2% Of America’s – Peter Obi


I’ll End Banditry, Revive Textiles, Unite Kaduna Citizens ‘ Shehu Sani Boasts

The North Believes Restructuring Nigeria Will Lead To Reduction In Their Allocation ‘ Sagay

APC Convention: Over 600 Women Groups Back Yahaya Bello, Commence Aggressive Delegates Mobilisation

Two-Year-Old Baby Needs N6m For Heart Surgery

Dozens Injured In Israeli Police Attack On Palestinian Funeral

Kano Explosion: 9 Bodies Recovered So Far ‘ Humanitarian Minister

NNPP Decries Alleged Kano Gas Explosion

Insecurity: FCTA Bemoans Influx Of Beggars From States


Anambra govt. allays fears as gunmen threaten to attack nine LGs

2023: PDP still pushing for consensus candidate, says BoT chairman, Walid Jubril

Tinubu: I wont quit politics until I become Nigeria’s president

Why I will not contest 2023 presidency AFDB president Adeshina

PDP inspects National Stadium Abuja, ahead of presidential primaries

State of the Nigeria: Osinbajo, Kukah, Fayemi others admit Nigeria not working

Govt has abandoned us to our fate, families of AK9 Train attack laments


Why Emefiele’s continued stay at CBN is dangerous ‘ PDP

Household spending rises for first time in three years

Private operators decry economic zones law violation by N/Assembly

Nigeria stocks shed N101bn as profit taking continue

The urgent need to reposition Nigeria’s Postal Service to be more competitive

Unions accuse Aero, leasing firm of ‘conniving’ to run down the airline

Nigerian crude oil prices fall as demand drops

Airlines face fresh fuel crisis as NNPC supply dries up


Fighters leaving Mariupol steel works ‘ Ukraine

US agrees to ease Trump-era sanctions on Cuba

Nasa rover begins key drive to find life on Mars

JUST IN: Bandits abduct scores of passengers on Abuja-Kaduna Highway

Gunmen list nine Anambra LGs for attack

Our strike may not end this year ‘ Poly lecturers

EFCC arrests ex-Speaker Patricia Etteh over alleged fraud

2023: PDP mulls consensus arrangement as BoT sets up c’ttee to produce candidate

Presidency: FG won’t take guidance, invitations from NEF, others

Aviation fuel scarcity not peculiar to Nigeria ‘ FG

DSS arrests suspected notorious land grabber for alleged murder

NAMA designs flight map for pilots, aircraft locally

IPMAN to NMDPRA: N34bn insufficient for bridging claims Downstream

EEG: FEC approves N375bn disbursement to 285 exporters

Uganda acquires land for East Africa’s first nuclear power plant

Nigeria remains top African oil producer amid production fall

Aba Power Project moves against vandals, electricity thieves


I’ll end banditry, revive textiles, unite Kaduna citizens ‘ Shehu Sani boasts

Protect of over $25b investment in Special Economic Zones ‘ NEZA tasks NASS, MDAs

Institutionalising performance management system will reposition public service ‘ Walson-Jack

32 states, FCT in high risk of flood in 2022 ‘ Minister

Nigeria produces less than 10% of it honey demand annual ‘ Expert

Experts raise alarm over selling of fake organic products

SDGs zero hunger target: Ocean farming for global food security

N130m fraud: EFCC arrests former Speaker, Olubunmi Etteh

Tinubu is the liberator of Kwara state ‘ APC chairman

Allegation of soldiers being shortchanged misguided ‘ Army

Revenue: Reps panel pledges support for FCT-IRS, others

Groups raise the alarm over plots to subvert APC primaries in Zamfara

Rivers: Lawmaker frets over state of Nigeria’s economy

Police repel attack on Imo monarch’s palace

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