Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 19 May 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Elon Musk: Political attacks on me will escalate dramatically in coming months

New York Mayor is pushing to bring people back to offices after years of working from home

Sweden and Finland formally apply to join Nato

Plateau APC guber primary: Gang up against Lalong’s preferred aspirant

Catholic Men Organisation condemns killing of Deborah, growing wave of jungle justice in Nigeria

Osun guber race: Police charge registered political parties to submit itineraries ahead of campaigns, rallies

Don’t hold protest, DSS, police appeal to NURTW

Emotional burden of caring for the elderly with dementia

Experts raise concern over possible dearth of environmental health professionals

FG postpones May FAAC meeting

How we raped, shot our victims ‘ Suspected kidnapper of Greenfield Students

Bauchi INEC laments 62,680 unclaimed PVCs, warns political parties against conducts violating electoral act, other laws

Mayhem as Okada riders set Deidei market ablaze in Abuja

2023: Nigeria not okay, time is now to vote for competent leader ‘ Peter Obi

Lagos okada ban: Oniru warns estate residents over possible invasion

Police foil plot to truncate SDP National Convention in Abuja

Sanwo-Olu orders total ban on okada in 6 LGs, 9 LCDAs


Finland, Sweden apply to join NATO

US announces $215m food assistance to Nigeria, Algeria, others

Obi Cubana raises the alarm over Twitter imposters

Strike: NANS to shut down all international airports

Delta youths protest demolition of Kpokpogris house in Abuja

IPOB sit-at-home grounds Imo

BREAKING: APC fixes new dates for presidential primary election, others

N555.8m fraud: EFCC closes case against Smart Investors couple

Northern Elders Forum secession comment threatens Nigerias security Ohanaeze

Another Supreme Court Justice leaves service May 23

Protest: Soldiers, students clash in Osun

Anambra, police warn against violence as court denies Kanu bail

727 Nigerian doctors migrate to UK in five months

Sit-at-home: Gunmen kill three in Enugu, Delta, markets shut

Governorship primary: Tough battles in Oyo, Sokoto, Rivers APC as 44,045 delegates elect candidates

ASUP on strike for 147 days under Buhari

Nigeria, others to record more economic losses IMF

Taking advantage of Europes gas thirst

Sokoto APC gov aspirant alleges foul play in delegates election

Thugs disrupt SDP factional press conference in Kwara

Kano APC: Power tussle rests as Shekarau defects to NNPP

Suspension a joke, embattled Zamfara chairman tells PDP

25 presidential aspirants filled, submitted forms, says APC

Vote me based on what Ive done, says Amaechi

Osun PDP: Court affirms Adelekes candidature, Babayemi to review judgment

APC youths invite Tinubu, Osinbajo, 26 others to town hall

Gunmen threat: Soludo assures Anambra residents of safety

JET-A1, others may push flight above N100,000 Domestic airlines

Imported vehicles: Customs to redeploy controversial e-valuation policy Friday

FG approves N169.72bn private sector investments in roads

World Bank to fund $30bn projects in Nigeria, others

Super Six: Rivers Angels captain blames refereeing for disappointing draw

Launderer on trial for killing friend during fight

Shops razed, vehicles destroyed as Okada riders, Abuja traders clash

Gunmen kill Ebonyi council chairmans brother, sons, guard

Suspected herdsmen kidnap passengers, kill motorist in Abia

Hausa community seeks reversal of Okada ban, promises Sanwo-Olu massive votes

N80bn fraud: EFCC uncovers 17 properties linked to accountant-general

Succumb to manipulation, lose acceptance, CSOs warn Facebook, others


FG Declines Consent to Seplat, Mobil Oil Producing Assets Acquisition Deal

As Nigeria Struggles with Growing Commodity Prices, UK’s Inflation Hits 40-year…

Osinbajo Laments Unprecedented Leakages in Tax System

FG Suspends Accountant-General, Idris, over Alleged Diversion of N80bn

A’Court Inaugurates Committee for Electoral Judicial Manual

Obaseki: Nigeria’s Future Bleak with Oil-dependent Economy

2023: APC Implosion Imminent over Move to Keep Presidency in North, Party Chieftain Warns

Lagos Bans Motorcycles Operation in Six LGAs, Task Force Raids Lekki

UN: Safely Managed Toilet Waste May Unlock $420bn Global Productivity

Adamawa Guber: Court Orders Service of Suit against Primary on PDP,…

Atiku: INEC Rigged 2019 Elections for APC in Five States

Police Parade Killers of Two Officers, Kidnappers of Greenfield Varsity Students,…

Army Warns Personnel, Says Strike Amounts to Mutiny

Another Guber Aspirant Withdraws in Protest,as Plateau APC Crisis Deepens

FCT Chief Judge Tasks Police, Others on Effective Justice Delivery

Poverty Responsible for Child Labour in Africa, Says Ngige

Abia APC Litigants Get Pardon, Party Survives Attempt to Remove Exco

Climate Change Biggest Health Challenge to Humanity, Says Minister

EFCC Arrests Former NDDC Boss, Nsima, over Alleged N47bn Fraud

FG Suspends Accountant General over Alleged Diversion of N80bn

APC Presidential Primary Now May 29, Says Morka

FEC Okays N169.7bn Private Sector Investments in Road Infrastructure

Buhari to Determine Fate of Malami, 3 Other Returning Ministers, Says…

Yoruba Group Threatens to Boycott Osun Guber Election

With $32bn Valuation, FTX Pushes for Regulatory Framework in Crypto Market

Sanwo-Olu, Others Call for Increase in Investment to Bridge Nigerias $11trn Infrastructure Gap

FG Urged to Create Basic Data Infrastructure to Attract Foreign Investments


Gunshots rock Rivers APC secretariat over screening

Atiku wants PDP presidential aspirants to work for partys success

Deserving APC candidate must commit to formation of govt of national unity Olawepo-Hashim

Why we opted out of global tax rule Osinbajo

Kebbi Customs intercepts 800 bags of white sorghum worths N6.2m

FIRS seals Aero Contractors offices over non-remittance of N350m tax

Nigeria, Czech Republic flag off $16.2m bilateral co-funding R&D project on Delta-2 Progrmme

Gunmen attack Ebonyi LG boss home, kill 4, raze house

Sit-at-home: 1 killed, vehicles burnt in Delta

Kanu loses bail bid as FG withdraws newly amended charges

Withdrawal from elections: Buhari to decide Malami, Sylva, Ngige, others fate

Many feared dead as traders, okada riders clash in Abuja

FG suspends AGF over alleged N80bn graft

Women groups get 700 signatures to force NAssembly to re-present gender bills

EFCC arrests Ex-NDDC MD, Ekere, over alleged N47bn fraud

2023: S-East, N-Central, North-East should produce next president- Prof. Sulaiman

Sylva lauds Seplat on ExxonMobil shares acquisition

Stock market records further losses, down 0.35%


FEC okays N169b private sector investment for improved roads

Nigeria targets two million container traffic on inland waterways by 2025

Court affirms Adeleke as Osun PDP guber candidate

2023: APC, PDP in mind game over primaries

How influential politicians get away with corruption, by Falana

No plan to ban Facebook over IPOB, government clarifies

Court strikes out new charges against Kanu

SDP urges Buhari, IGP to avert breakdown of peace in Ekiti

We ’ll not pull out of strike, LAUTECH ASUU vows

EFCC detains ex-NDDC MD, Ekere over alleged N47b fraud

FCT police restore normalcy in Dei Dei town after civil unrest

Customs seizes tramadol, codeine worth N6.6 billion

Failed government responsible for chaos, insecurity in Nigeria, says Obi

Nigeria cannot stand a Northern President in 2023, says Ohuabunwa

Shekarau finally dumps APC for Kwankwaso’s NNPP

Gunmen kill truck driver, conductor in Delta

Man seeks N18 million support for kidney transplant

Imo residents groan over three-day sit-at-home, urge political solution

Nigeria targets two million container traffic on inland waterways by 2025

FG hails TotalEnergies’ $30m investment in eight years

TAP raises N61 million to support 7,272 households

Group marks anniversary, provides employment opportunities

How influential politicians get away with corruption, by Falana

No plan to ban Facebook over IPOB, government clarifies

EFCC detains ex-NDDC MD, Ekere over alleged N47b fraud

US reopens embassy in Kyiv after closure forced by war

Sanwo-Olu directs security operatives to enforce total ban on Okada riders

Reopened-bail revocation: Court to rule in Nnamdi Kanu’s request May 26

Turning down Nnamdi Kanu’s bail application a lost opportunity – CUPP

Sanwo-Olu directs security operatives to enforce total ban on Okada riders

Belarus introduces death penalty for ‘attempted’ terrorism


Naira dips by 0.18%, exchanges at 419.25 to dollar

Ngige links child labour to growing poverty in Africa

2023 Presidency: Buratai’s Group, Fusion 774, declares Support for Rotimi Amaechi

Primaries: Remember your children while voting, Obi tells Lagos PDP delegates

ASUU strike: We’ve elected leaders who don’t value education ‘ Prof Imumolen

Osun 2022: Court validates Adeleke’s PDP candidature

SDP disowns Shonibare as party National Chairman

Why I can’t run for Presidency now ‘ AfDB’s Adesina

2023: Nigeria dangerously going down hill but I can fix it ‘ Obi

2023: Coalition of Sokoto APC supporters root for direct primary, warn against imposition of candidates

Warri Port: NPA partners NNPC to relay pipeline obstructing channel

Updated: Death toll rises to 4 as gunmen kill Ebonyi Council boss’ elder brother, others

Panic as soldiers fire gunshots to disperse students protesting ASUU strike in Ondo

Despite economic recession, there’s boom in real estate industry ‘ Eno Ehiemere, Bargate Homes

WHO spends $1.7bn on essential supplies to COVID response

Drug Abuse: Spirit willing to quit but flesh is weak ‘ Owoeye

Mysterious fire destroy shops, goods in Akwa Ibom market

Again, NERC moves to adjust electricity tariff as poor supply persists

APC reschedules convention, presidential primaries


JUST-IN: EFCC Arrests Ex-NDDC MD Over Alleged N47bn Fraud

NEZA Urges NASS, MDAs To Protect $25bn FDI

No Plan To Suspend Facebook In Nigeria ‘ Federal Govt

1 Dead, Multi-Billion Naira Goods Burnt As Traders, Okada Riders Clash In Abuja

Police Arrest Kidnappers, Killers Of Greenfield, Bethel Students

CUPP Alleges Plot To Use Fake List For Imo PDP Primaries

Resignation: Buhari To Decide Fate Of Returning Ministers ‘ Lai Mohammed

LagosTaskforce Nabs 10 Okada Riders Over Lekki Killing

BREAKING: Finance Minister Suspends Accountant-general Over Alleged N80bn Fraud


APC presidential primary and scramble for delegates

Price of diesel rises by 175.92% in one year

NEITI moves to recover N2.76b debts

Nigerian develops app to help police, others tackle criminals

Ngige: growing poverty responsible for child labour

NPC launches 2023 census situation room

No plan to ban Facebook, says Fed Govt

NYSC DG Fadah pledges to sustain scheme’s ideals

Compliance with asset declaration compulsory, says CCB chair


Nigeria’s next president deserves pity ‘ By Fredrick Nwabufo

Lai Mohammed: Buhari’ll decide fate of ministers who shelved political ambitions

2023: Peter Obi will win PDP ticket ‘ Prophet

Kwankwaso is messenger of God to fight hunger, unite Nigeria ‘ NNPP

6 bandits killed as police wade off Katsina attack

Group advocates increased awareness to end gender-based violence

Suspect confesses to killing 5 during trial


Zazzau Emirate faults JNI over N21m railway compensation

Nigerians urged to be wary of cybercrime

Never stop your medication, cardiologist warns hypertension patients

Drug abuse fueling ritual killings, violence – NAPTIP

FEC approves N169.72bn road infrastructure projects

Corps member donates 10-month allowance as scholarship to student

Informants blamed for latest attack on Abuja-Kaduna highway

APC presidential candidate should commit to gov’t of national unity – Olawepo-Hashim

2023 Presidency: Consider your children’s future, Obi tells PDP delegates

TETFund helping tertiary institutions to produce global graduates – Echono

Atiku: There’ll be no hiding place for bandits if I’m elected President

2023 election: APC supporters root for direct primaries in Sokoto

Resignation: Buhari to decide Malami, Ngige, Tallen’s fate – Lai Mohammed

FEC approves N3.49bn for aviation ministry’s building

FEC approves N3.49bn for aviation ministry’s building

2023: Come out clean on your Senatorial Bid, group tells Umahi

Accountant General suspended indefinitely over alleged N80bn fraud

Kaduna APC gov aspirant threatens to leave party over injustice

I’ll continue good works of my predecessor, says new NYSC DG

Thugs invade Kwara SDP meeting, beat up factional chairman, others

It doesn’t matter if Kano explosion was caused by gas or bomb – SEMA boss

Malami, Tallen, Sylva attend FEC meeting

2023 elections: Go beyond obtaining voter’s card, EU tells Nigerian youths

Court rejects Kanu’s bail application as IPOB leader faces fresh charges alongside lawyers

Kanu’s Bail: We’ve lost opportunity for political solution to Biafran agitation- CUPP spokesperson, Ugo Chinyere

N80bn ‘fraud’: ASUU mocks Accountant-General, asks FG to discard IPPIS


BREAKING: Panic as traders, motorcyclists clash in Abuja

Ebonyi council boss confirms killing of three brothers by gunmen

Video: Osinbajo Visits Gas Explosion Scene, Meets Kano Delegates

Quest for improved teachers development ignites special interest


Seplat-ExxonMobil $1.2bn deal delayed on politics

How to make money from cryptos amid price plunge ‘ Analysts

Nigeria’s fiscal, FX woes set to linger beyond 2022

Nigeria, others need support to curb food insecurity ‘ IMF

Election funding driving Nigerian naira to new lows

Why PDP must move presidential primary venue to Lagos ‘ Bode George

Five things to know to start your Wednesday

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


Five Feared Killed, Shops Burnt As Traders, Okada Riders Clash In Abuja Market

Nigerians Will Determine The Next President, Not Moneybags ‘ Fabiyi

Telcos Are Getting Stiffed On Network Infrastructure Costs

PCR Test Reduces African Travel By 15% ‘ AU

I Regretted Strangle My Customer To Death, Suspected Ritualist Make Shocking Confession In Ibadan

Austria Makes Emergency Plan To Cut Russian Gas Dependency

Unproductivity Responsible For Crisis In Nigeria ‘ Obi

APC Shifts Dates Of Presidential, Governorship, National, State Assembly Primaries

ABP Loan: CBN To Clampdown On Defaulting Farmers

Monarch Advocates Additional Seats For FCT In National Assembly

Bakare Urges Schools To Incorporate Sports Into Curriculum


Police foils plot to truncate SDP National Convention in Abuja

Tension as Okada riders on rampage set Deidei market ablaze

IPOB: Court strikes out FG newly amended charges

IPOB: Court rejects Nnamdi Kanus application for bail

Buhari congratulates new Somali president, urges him to unite country

Ejiofor, IPOBs lawyer, says Nnamdi Kanu regrets havoc in S/East


Insecurity: We’re on ground, no cause for alarm ‘ Soludo

Police arrest suspected kidnappers of Greenfield varsity students

Alleged N47bn Fraud: EFCC arrests ex-NDDC boss, Ekere

FAAC postpones May meeting over N80bn probe

INEC worried over zero PVC collection in four Bauchi LGAs

Court turns down Nnamdi Kanu’s bail application

RESIGNATION CONTROVERSY: Only Buhari can decide Malami, Ngige, others’ fate ‘Muhammed

2023: S’East deserves presidency more than any other region ‘M’Belt Forum

Rivers APC Crisis: Police shoot to disperse Abe’s supporters

APC debunks zoning presidential ticket to N’East

World Bank pledges $30bn to address global food crisis

SON, NCDMB restate adherence to standardisation

Transparency: Savouring gains of Country-by-Country reporting

Oil marketers to FG: Scrap equalisation fund

MAN laments impact of global crisis on local economy

NPA’s new regulation voids barge operators’ licences

Constitutional Role: Monarchs want Senate to revisit request


IPMAN to embark on strike over non-payment of bridging way bills

LAAC conference gears up as chairman, industry CEOs affirms commitment

Air Peace chairman donates N110m edifice to UI

SEFORP endorses APGA, PDP, others ahead 2023

Revisiting UTME result validity period

Sokoto 2023: Why the gang up against Ahmed Aliyu collapsed

Supreme court ranks depletes again as Justice Ekwo bows out

2023: Sen. Otu vows to revisit ceding of 76 oil wells to Akwa Ibom

NAMA experts to develop visual flight chart for airlines, others locally

2023 presidency: Osinbajo’s aspiration accepted across the country ‘ APC G3

FG to partner ActionAid on poverty reduction among youth

Breaking: EFCC arrests ex-NDDC boss over N47bn ‘fraud

Don raises alarm over extinction of medicinal plants in Nigeria

Alleged sexual molestation: Court okays Deeper life school, family settlement in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen kill 4 vigilante members in Anambra

LAUTECH will not pull out of ongoing nationwide strike ‘ ASUU

2023: APC chair vows to take over Taraba Government House

Sit-at-home: Gunmen kill 2, set Dangote truck ablaze in Delta

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