Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


We know where kidnappers are, only being careful Lai Mohammed

Indian COVID-19 strain surfaces in Nigeria, diseases centre alerts NCDC

Security experts demand probe, raise concerns over Villa robbery

Osun mosque shut, sallah prayers banned as imams battle for seat

Drama unfolds as Mbaka shuts Adoration Ministry ground till June

Moon not sighted, Ramadan continues today NSCIA

APC inaugurates LG screening, appeal committees

Senate to hold zonal hearings on constitution review May 26

Katsina to pay sacked LG chairmen outstanding salaries

APC, PDP in verbal war over NPAs N165bn saga

Political leaders must unite to save Nigeria

Edo PDP chairman tackles Obaseki, alleges exco dissolution plot

Why we rejected Makindes offer Sacked LG chairmen

Convoke national dialogue, South tells Buhari, Ohanaeze, Afenifere back govs

FG to auction N150bn bonds in May

Nigerias diaspora remittances to hit $22bn Report

100 youths benefit from OGSG, private firms empowerment programme

Govt gifts five communities 20,000 free prepaid meters

If poly lecturers cannot be vice-chancellors, its injustice for govt to bring varsity profs to head polytechnics Ezeibe, ASUP President

FGs investment authority grows revenue by 343% to N160bn

Creative industry, Nigeria second largest employer of labour Report

BUA chairman donates N5bn to Akwa Ibom

Confusion grips sports sector as COVID-19 restrictions return

Ecobank, NIDCOM support Nigerians in diasporas economic development

UK urges FG to remove tariff on solar equipment

Guardiola hails Man City after ‘hardest’ title triumph

80.4% of Nigerian employment in informal sector, says WBank

Lagos businesswoman shares apartment with intruder for one year

Suspects arrested in Osun reveal Benue shallow graves containing wives, four others

Panic as troops battle Boko Haram in Maiduguri

Buhari okays new security measures for South-East, South-South

Robbery attempt in Aso Rock shows no Nigerian is safe Ozekhome

Insecurity:Task force arrests 150 beggars in Abuja


Advertising Regulation: APCON Takes Step to Deepen Operational Standard

Taxation of Digital Economy in Nigeria, Need for Certainty

FG Commends MAN on Job Creation

NDPHC to Boost Power Supply to Delta Community with Injection Substation

Despite Pandemic, NSIA’s Income Rises by 343% to N160bn

Transportation Ministry: Why we Want NPA to Procure Equipments, Not Contracts

Banks Slash Dollar-cash Deposits to $5,000 Monthly

Military Solution Can’t End Insecurity, Says Ex-NHIS Boss

Nigerian, Nigerien Armies to Collaborate to Rescue Katsina Abducted Worshippers

Security Chiefs Get Three Weeks to Curtail Rising Insecurity

OPEC Raises Forecast on Members’ Crude Supply

Malabu: British Court Orders JP Morgan to Disclose Bank Records

Afenifere Restates Call for Buhari’s Resignation

FG Approves New Retirement Age for Health Workers

Tackle Break-up Agitations with Improved Security, Economy, Employment, JNI Tells FG

PDP Insists on Electronic Transmission of 2023 Election Results

Mbaka Proceeds on Prayer Retreat, Shuts Down Adoration Ministry

Boko Haram: Security Agents to Intensify Screening of Vehicles, Persons in…

Bawa: States Should Get Assets Recovered from Ex-govs

Edo PDP Alleges Plot to Dissolve Party Structure

Panic as Military Repels Boko Haram’s Attack on Maiduguri

Military Kills 48 Bandits, Recovers Rounds of Ammunition

Judicial Financial Autonomy FG’s Responsibility, Lawyer Insists

New Digital Currency Exchange Unveiled in Lagos

Amotekun Operatives Arrest Four Kidnappers in Ondo

INEC to Create Additional 4,861 Polling Units in Lagos

Kwara Gov Commiserates with ex-Commissioner

EFCC Arrests 52 Alleged Internet Fraudsters in Benin

Rivers Extends Curfew in 23 LGs over Insecurity

PDP Demands Amaechi’s Sack over Lootings in NPA, NDDC


NPA inquest: PDP unfit to criticise Buhari on corruption ‘APC

INEC has no excuses on electronic transmission of results- PDP

Anambra guber: Eschew violence, AASDU urges politicians

Okonkwo delivers maiden Michael Okpara leadership lecture June 3

PDP hits Buhari over Aso Rock robbery

Zamfara 2023: No constitution that stops Matawalle from joining another party ‘ Shinkafi


Queen returns to public stage detailing UK govt’s new agenda

EFCC arrests suspected illegal oil bunkerers in Rivers

Two Cameroonians nabbed for alleged arms deal in Calabar

Benue residents lament high price of food items as Sallah approaches

1,752 benefit from Rent-to-Own housing policy in Lagos

NUJ urges probe into arrest of Imo newspaper vendors

Imo newspaper vendors embark on strike over harassment by security operatives

Edo, Nasarawa police commands deploy 7910 personnel

Women leaders give Buhari two months to convene national security conference

Southern governors ban open grazing, call for restructuring

‘Nigerians can’t stand two more years of Buhari regime’

DPR pledges support for 1st floating LNG production plant project

Igbo think-tank writes army chief, warns of arbitrary killings

NESLAI alleges corruption in selection of permanent secretaries


We’ve recovered $153m from Diezani ‘ EFCC Chairman

British parliament reopens after elections with Queen’s Speech

Insecurity: Use African measures to fight kidnapping, banditry ‘ OPC

NDLEA arrests 89 suspected drug peddlers in Kaduna

Borno Perm Sec writes visitation panel on need for Convocation representative in UNIMAID Governing Council

NSCDC recovers 1,600 railway sleepers, arrests 10 vandals in Kaduna ‘ spokesman

AfDB to invest $3bn in Africa’s pharmaceutical industry

Southern Governors’ Forum urges FG to convoke national dialogue

Edo PDP, Obaseki bicker on dissolution of State, LGA party executives

Deregistration: Stop misleading public on Supreme Court’s judgment ‘ CUPP tells INEC

Firm affirms commitment to boosting Nigeria’s Crypto Market

Coronation Asset advocates harmonised reporting for mutual funds

Petrol price: Why implementation of 20% hike in freight cost is delayed

Nigeria rebalances OPEC quota compliance, cuts output by 7%

FG appoints Obaje as coordinator for CARES Support Unit

Save Edo state tertiary institutions from sting

Hoodlums attack again in Abia, set NDLEA office ablaze

4 arrested for alleged forgery, sabotage in Edo

Eid-el-fitr: Police warn politicians against turning Eid ground to political rally

IPOB, ESN kill 21 police officers in Akwa Ibom ‘ CP Andrew

We’ll tackle attacks on security personnel with overwhelming force ‘ FG

Boko Haram: Police Restrict Vehicular Movements in Borno

C’River: Police parade two Cameroonians for alleged illegal arms dealing, 38 others

I did not blame Murtala Mohammed for spate of insecurity ‘ Lai Mohammed

Southern Governors’ Forum urges FG to convoke national dialogue

Iwo youths storm police station with corpse of murdered colleague, demand justice


NCDMB Set To Host African Local Content Roundtable In Bayelsa

No New Restrictions Over COVID-19 4th Wave Concerns, Federal Govt Clarifies

$100m Multi-purpose Terminal Debuts At Onne Port

Eid-el-Fitr: NSCDC Deploys 1,855 Personnel To Beef Up Security In Ondo

Constitution Review: Senate Kicks Off Zonal Public Hearing May 26

BREAKING: Buhari Okays New Security Measures For South-East, South-South


Gombe considers World Bank loan to fight erosion at FCE (Tech) Gombe

Gunmen kidnap Pastor inside Church in Ondo

FCCPC to investigate alleged medical unprofessionalism procedures causing two deaths

Southern governors declare: No more movement of cattle on foot in the south

LASU VC: No to non-native, says indigenous Lagosians

Humanity must leverage on youth population to recover grounds lost to COVID-19 ‘ Awolowo-Dosumu

Our legal pursuit was for rule of law not just to receive money ‘ Former Oyo LG Chairmen

Hundreds of pensioners besiege NUP Headquarters to protest attempt to divide union


Opposition: attempted burglary at Presidential Villa signals collapse of security

Olawepo-Hashim to political leaders: unite to save Nigeria

Nigeria at 60: Govt plans special awards for worthy Nigerians

APC tackles PDP over call for inquest on NPA

Constitution review: Senate fixes zonal public hearing for May 26, 27

Gbajabiamila warns MDAs against diversion of retention funds

Southern governors call for urgent national dialogue

#EndSARS: Pathologist tenders bullet extracted from head of police victim

Tension in Ile-Ife, Modakeke as two reportedly die

2023: PDP tasks INEC on electronic transmission of results

Osun shuts mosque indefinitely over leadership crisis

FULL TEXT: Southern Govs ban open grazing, demand restructuring

BREAKING: Boko Haram insurgents, Troops battle in Maiduguri


Revealed! Afaka students were sexually, homosexually molested by bandits

2023: No excuses on electronic transmission of results -PDP tells INEC

PDP Expresses shock over invasion of Aso Rock Buhari cant secure Nigeria

2023: Why Obasanjo must not back Akinwunmi Adesina for Presidency

Southern governors ban open grazing, demand confab, state police, fair appointments, others

Federal Govt moves to adjust petroleum-pricing template

Buhari, Osinbajo, security chiefs, others meet over violence, killings

SWest groups fault police claim on IPOBs alleged plan to attack Lagos

Some kidnapped students may die as were using force to rescue them, El-Rufai insists


FG should go beyond ‘harmonising’ salaries

2023 polls: PDP asks INEC to transmit results electronically

APC tackles PDP over comments on anti-graft war

We won’t allow opposition to denigrate Buhari — Gov AbdulRazaq

OPC decries ceaseless ‘kidnapping, robbery’

Police officer shot by bandits dies in hospital

Osun Govt shuts mosque after death of Imams involved in leadership tussle

Multi-million naira bridge collapses a week after construction in Kogi

Lagos indigenes insist native must be LASU VC

Afenifere asks Buhari to resign

Insecurity: Southern governors ban open grazing, ask Buhari to address Nigerians

Imo oil workers protest 80 per cent slash in salaries

Insecurity: 150 beggars arrested in FCT

Mbaka closes down Adoration Ministry


FG Denies Report on Reintroduction of Covid-19 Restrictions

Eld-el-Fitri: FRSC deploys 170 personnel, 3 patrol vehicles on Ore-Benin expressway

E-payment Transactions Rise 82% To N66trn In Q1 2021

Invasion of Presidential Villa Shows Buhari Can’t Secure Nigeria ‘ PDP

Again, Buhari summons security chiefs, others over security challenges

Real Estate, Power, 2 Others Attract $8.35 Billion In 3 Months

Suspension: Father Mbaka Shuts Adoration Ministry

COVID-19, Forex: 415 Firms’ Shut Down in One Year ‘ MAN


2023 Presidency: Group flays el-Rufai over comment on Igbo

South East: The Real Security Challenge

Poultry Affairs Value Chain Business Venture

Eid-El-Fitr: NSCDC promises to protect lives, properties in Kaduna

FG, states, must synergise to ensure availability of FP commodities-Dr. Orji


Consequences of CBN’s regulatory overreach On market confidence

Clarion call to insurance companies on cost of kidnapping in Nigeria

COVID-19: FG launches 112 helpline to tackle mental health in Nigeria

How insecurity cost Nigeria’s economy $10.3bn in 2020

Nigeria reverts to COVID-19 restrictions as WHO classifies Indian variant major threat

COVID-19: FG maintains ban on mass gatherings, shuts bars

Presidency confirms armed robbery attempts at Buhari Chief of Staff’s residence

Here’s why fast food companies find Nigeria spicy

My country in a ‘Decade of Action’: Can policies foster poverty reduction

Opportunity opens as mortgage bank raises fund for investors, home buyers


Protest Rocks Oke-Ogun Polytechnic As Workers Protest Against Casualisation

NCDC Tasks Nigerians On Hygiene Practices To Prevent Deadly Diseases Spread

I Never Insisted Channel Management Contract Be Awarded To Chinese Companies, Amaechi Clarifies

TUC Tackles Minister Of Finance Over Comments On Workers’ Salary

We’ll Tackle Attacks On Security Personnel With Overwhelming Force ‘ FG

Non-Implementation Of Promotion Increment Worries Primary School Teachers In Bayelsa

Okowa’s Aide Raises Alarm Over Plans To Falsely Rope Him Into Murder Case

FG Not Overwhelmed By Insecurity ‘ Lai Mohammed

Police Arrest Two For Killing Wives, Four Others In Benue


Surrender now, new Zamfara CP warns recalcitrant bandits

COVID-19 FG imposes fresh curfew, restriction on mass gatherings

Senate says MDAs yet to remit over N3trn

Resident doctors suspend planned strike

Eid-el-Fitr: FG declares Wednesday, Thursday, public holiday

Cleric advises Muslims to give Zakat-al-fitr to poor, needy

EKSG takes delivery of additional 40,000 COVID-19 vaccines

Kwara launches interest-free loans for young entrepreneurs

Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Gambari confirms burglary attempt on his residence


Everything has broken down in the past 3 years -‘Adebanjo

NSIA grows net assets to N772.75bn despite COVID-19

Insecurity: Women Elders’ Council gives Buhari 2 months to convene national confab

$875m suit: Nigeria wins as JPMorgan ordered to disclose documents

Buhari approves new security measures for S’East, S’South

Insecurity: 17 Southern govs ban open grazing

Tackle secession calls with improved security, Sultan tells Buhari


Southern govs to Buhari: Address the nation, restore citizens’ confidence, back Nigeria’s unity, ban open grazing, demand restructuring

Extend no-fly-zone to Borno, Benue, Taraba, Yobe, ACF tells FG

Sultan confirms which day is Sallah day

Troops repel B/Haram attack on Maiduguri

Buhari approves new security measures for South East, South South


Bandits invasion of Presidential Villa shows Buhari cant secure Nigeria, says PDP

2023: MURIC tackles Obasanjo, rallies support for Yoruba Muslim as president

Bandits invasion of Presidential Villa shows Buhari cant secure Nigeria, says PDP

Eid-el-Fitr: FCT Minister bans prayer at national Eid ground

Akpabio assures US of lasting peace and development in Niger Delta

What stops President Buhari from proscribing Miyetti Allah’ Prophet El-Buba


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