Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 13 May 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Casualties mount as Isreal-Palestinian war continues

Lagos threatens to prosecute Hajj returnees over seven-day compulsory isolation

Burgled Aso Villa building was hotspot for contractors, others

Community leader slumps, dies dancing at Rivers wedding

Boko Haram fighters attacked military formation, didnt touch us Maiduguri residents

EFCC lists obstacles to Diezanis prosecution

Abuja Bolt driver shot by passenger battles for life in hospital

Southern Governors irreducible demands on security

APC, PDP senators clash over calls for Buharis impeachment

Southern governors resolutions: ACF backs open grazing ban, says restructuring to divide Nigeria

Eight commissioners retain seats as Uzodinma fires 20

APC to release convention timetable May ending

Army housing scheme fraudulent, soldiers tell Buhari

Anambra: Udenwa to chair 13-member PDP screening appeal panel

Nigeria Diaspora remittances declined by 27.7% to $16.8bn World Bank

Im not withholding LG funds, says Bayelsa deputy gov

Gunmen attack another Akwa Ibom police station, kill cop

Total system collapse under probe, repairs progressing TCN

FG seeks revenue growth from bitumen, barite, gold

20,000 Kaduna workers unpaid, strike begins Monday, says NLC

NEITI, EFCC, NFIU to enforce sanctions in extractive industries

Most bank creditors got loans at below 15% interest rate MPC member

Gas expansion schemell create huge opportunities Fuel marketers

Buharis advisers fault PIB, want NNPC commercialised

FG committed to democratising broadband connectivity Osinbajo

NCDMB puts Nigerians participation in Train 7 project at 50%

NIMASA to set up school for maritime journalists

We improved water transportation to decongest roads LASG

Investors suffer N1.34tn loss as Nigerian stocks wobble

Boat mishap: Night sailing remains banned, says NIWA

OPistol found on IMSU undergraduate arrested for cultism

Three burnt to death as refrigerator gas explodes in Ogun

Ex-minister backs Southern governors call for national dialogue

Appointing non-career civil servants as perm secs dampens morale -CSO

Yabatech researchers win Ford Foundations $100,000 grant

Southern govs should legalise open grazing ban to prosecute offenders, says Falana

CAN declares three days of mourning, prayers over killings


Judicial, Legislative Workers Give Fresh Conditions to Suspend Strike

NNPC Picks 16 Companies for New Crude Oil-swap Deal

President Won’t Ignore 17 Southern Govs, Says Akeredolu

Again, Gunmen Attack Two Police Stations, Kill Officer in A’Ibom

IG Orders Police Chiefs to Ensure Tight Security

Airlines Blame Dollar Scarcity, Pandemic for Rising Airfares

FG Generates N392.77bn from Company Income Tax in Q1

Amaechi Makes U-turn as Panel Investigates Bala-Usman for ‘Insubordination’

Security Forces Arrest Suspected IPOB Financier

Panic as Gunmen Kidnap Two Persons, Shoot Another in Ondo

NMA Expresses Sadness over Worsening insecurity

Three Persons Feared Killed in Abeokuta Gas Cylinder Explosion

APC: Nigeria will be Secured from Fifth Columnists, Secessionist Agitators

CAN Declares Three-day Prayers, Mourning over Insecurity

COVID-19 New Variants: Lagos Places 14 Countries on Watch List

NDLEA Nabs Former Lagos Council Vice Chairman on Wanted List

PDP Sets up Gubernatorial Screening Appeal Committee

Malami Wants Ibori to Withdraw Suit against Repatriation of £4.2m Looted…

Uzodimma Dissolves Cabinet, Retains Eight Commissioners

Soldiers Petition Buhari over Proposed Army Housing Scheme

‘There’s Nothing Amotekun is Doing Today That My Neighbourhood Watch Doesn’t…

Parents Seek Law School Students’ Relocation over Boko Haram Threat

Bawa: EFCC Recovered $153m, 80 Properties from Diezani Alison Madueke

Gbagi, Delta’s Best Bet as Okowa’s Successor, Says Jibunoh

Delta Partners UNESCO on Women, Girl-child Empowerment in Marginalised Communities

NIPCR: Insecurity has Negatively Affected All Sectors of Nigeria’s Economy


Disabled persons in Akwa Ibom lament lack of access to polls

2023: Enugu West supports Ugwuanyi, rotation of guber position

2023: Igbo presidency not negotiable -Ohanaeze chieftain

Incentives necessary for stronger investment inflow

Accredited laboratories to boost manufacturing, export ‘SON

LCCI seeks better interface with regulatory agencies, SMEs

Race for Africa’s retail banking dominance hots up with Access Bank in East, S’Africa

IEA report raises hope on Nigeria’s dwindling oil revenue

SOAN decries $100m loss to capital flight

Regulatory rules: CIBN collaborates with SEC, NGX to enforce compliance

NEITI, EFCC, others to enforce sanctions in extractive industry

Nigeria, others recorded $540bn remittance flows in 2020, says World Bank

Weve recovered $153 million from Diezani EFCC

Security forces arrest Eze, IPOB/ESN commander

Why we banned open grazing in Southern Nigeria Akeredolu

Gunmen kill policeman in Akwa Ibom, burn station

NDLEA nabs Lagos drug baron, seizes cocaine, millions of naira

Afaka: Ekhomu tasks govt on contingency plans

Troops foil attack on Maiduguri, neutralise 9 terrorists


Republicans oust Trump critic Cheney from leadership

Lagos puts U.S., Canada, 12 others on surveillance over COVID-19

Sack of 74 parties: Implications for INEC, voters

Boko Haram demands N28m for 52 Adamawa abductees

Imo governor sacks 20 commissioners, retains eight

Again, gunmen attack stations, kill police officer in Akwa Ibom

How lack of equipment, political will allow criminals go scot-free

Lagos, Delta assure residents of adequate security

Ibadan Muslims defy Sultan’s order, observe Eid-el-Fitri

Tomi Waziri lost his sight in a robbery attack but has now dedicated himself to serving humanity

North kicks as Afenifere, others back Southern governors on cattle grazing ban

$100m lost as NNPC gives bunkering service to foreigners, says SOAN

EFCC arrests suspected illegal oil bunkerers in Rivers

FG hopeful of improved earnings from floating LNG

MASSOB deplores presidential ‘shoot on sight’ order in South East

Foreign investors pull out N1.64tr from stock market over insecurity

NSCDC intercepts truckload of crude oil, arrests 4 suspects in Imo

National grid: TCN confirms total system collapse


JUSUN urges FG to deduct to Judiciary funds from May FAAC

Uzodimma dissolves cabinet, sacks 20 commissioners

Never allow under-age to drive, FRSC pleads with parents

FRSC deploys 850 men, 20 patrol vans, ambulances, trucks to Kogi

How suspected herdsmen killed Man O’War member in Oyo

NUPENG directs members to shut down services in Kaduna

Exercise caution in your decisions, utterances’, Northern Elders to Southern Govs

Eid-el-Fitr: Yahaya Bello calls for peaceful coexistence, national integration

Yoruba leader faults Southern govs’ call for political conference

COVID-19 new variants: Lagos places 14 countries on watch list

SHOOT-ON-SIGHT: Nzuko Umunna, writes Army chief, UN, EU, others over extra-judicial killings

Ex-convict remarks: Oshiomhole desperate to be relevant ‘ Idahosa

Apapa gridlock: Southern governors, senators wade-in

Elon Musk seeks NCC’s approval to operate SpaceX Starlink satellite broadband in Nigeria

Summitech disrupts health sector with Indigo healthcare management solution

Baba Ijesha: Iyabo Ojo sues Yomi Fabiyi for defamation, demands N100M

Six die, as gas cylinder explodes at Abeokuta in Ogun

NSCDC intercepts truckload of crude oil, arrests 4 suspects in Imo

Never allow under-age to drive, FRSC pleads with parents

Eid-el-Fitr: I will not tolerate any act of criminality ‘ Ondo CP

We remain resolute in our commitment to protect you ‘ Security chiefs assure corps members

Osun indigenes demand justice for Mother, child allegedly murdered in cold blood

Eid-il-Fitr: APC greets Nigerians, expresses commitment to tackling security

Gas explosion in Ogun kills 3 including an infant

Malami writes UPU to beg Ibori withdraw suit against repatriation of 4.2m looted assets

3 suspected kidnappers beaten to death in Delta

COVID-19: Lagos Govt ‘ll enforce pandemic law against defaulters ‘ Commissioner

Suspected herdsmen kill Man O’War member in Oyo


Boko Haram: Borno Acting Gov Commends Citizens’ Resilience Against Attacks

APC Blunders Provide Campaign Points For PDP In Future Elections

Eid-el-Fitr: Police Assure Katsina Residents Of Adequate Security

Eid-el-Fitr: Police Deploy 2000 Personal In Taraba

Shehu Sani Decries Absence Of Kaduna From National Football Map

Troops Kill 9 Terrorists, Recover Weapons In Failed Maiduguri Attack

UPDATED: Electricity Blackout Worsens As Power Grid Collapses Again

Buhari Should Abandon Everything To Tackle Insecurity Now ‘ Ndume

Eid-el-Fitr: FCT Minister Donates Food Items To Persons With Disabilities

Kidnapped Adamawa Journalist Regains Freedom


South East attacks: Army arrest Ikonso’s second-in-command in Abia

Reps support bill on compulsory vocational studies in secondary school

LASU VC appointment: The whole world is watching, Sanwo-Olu told

Leave Buhari alone, secure your people, go after your resolutions,’ Kokori charges Southern govs

Insecurity: Police suspends escort for political office holders, VIPs in South-East, South-South states

Ayo Adebanjo backs Southern governors on open grazing, restructuring

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, NBA, NGOs, others back Southern Governors on restructuring

Nigeria’s diaspora remittance dropped by 28 per cent in 2020 ‘ World Bank

Stakeholders bemoan lack of due process in suspension of NPA MD

Gunmen abduct graduate, one other in Ondo community

12.8 million Nigerians faced with threat of famine between June and August ‘ FAO


COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infertility or shorten life expectancy

Stemming suicide among students

Doctors urge inclusion of art in medical care

Police warn against VIP escorts in South East, Rivers

Aggrieved soldiers petition Buhari, reject proposed Army Housing Scheme

COVID-19: Lagos places USA, Canada, South Africa, 11 others on watch list

Ogun: Abioduns inclusive governance as stabilising factor

Nigerians query exclusion of Fela-Kuti from Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Airlines urged to embrace upscale services as N45bn facility berths

Customs intercepts 80, 882 pirated books worth N80m

CAN declares three-day of prayers over killings, kidnapping

Gas explosion kills three in Ogun


Nigerias security challenges not insurmountable IGP

Confusion as Chief Imam of Ibadan, Dahiru reject Sultans directive, hold Eid on Wednesday

Police issue warning to officers to stay away from South South & South East, be afraid of IPOB

Imo State: Uzodinma sacks 20 Commissioners

EU mulls 210m humanitarian aid for Sahel and Central Africa

Expressway construction reveals Chinas rapid development

Vaccine inequity poses significant risk to global economic recovery UN report

Southern senators, Reps back govs demands, others

BHaram demands N28m ransom to free 52 captives abducted in Adamawa

EFCC recovered $153m, 80 properties from Diezani, says EFCC

TCN confirms total power system collapse

How security operatives foiled insurgents attack on Maiduguri, by Army

PANDEF lauds Southern govs resolutions, Ndume kicks

NUPENG directs members to shut down services in Kaduna

Nigeria is good, traveling abroad is better Adodo Eddy Osaman

Bala-Usman defends Dangote over non-payment of NPA charges


Bandits kill 4 vigilantes in Kaduna

Miyyeti Allah seeks removal of Seriki Fulani in Oyo

Gunmen kidnap 2 in Ondo

Families demand whereabouts of Kano Boko/Haram suspects

FG gets N392bn tax from companies in 3 months

Nigeria may lose $100m to foreigners over NNPC contracts

Power outage spreads as grid collapses

Agip shuts Bayelsa facility over oil spill

Kidnapped female journalist regains freedom

Police arrest 4 rustlers with 208 animals

NSCDC intercepts crude oil truck, arrests 4 in Imo

Police apologise over arrest of Imo newspaper vendors, distributors

Police arrest 5 pipeline vandals in Delta

The military is paying today for undermining the police yesterday

Taraba Senator: Impeaching Buhari won’t solve insecurity

Ndume tackles Southern governors, rejects ban on open grazing

Cocaine, N145m seized as NDLEA arrests ex-Vice Chairman of Lagos Island

We are also victims of kidnapping, Fulani communities in Kwara cry out

Nationwide blackout as power grid collapses again

Keffi teachers protest 5 months unpaid salaries

Agip shuts oil well in wake of spill in Bayelsa


Foreign Investors Pull Out N1.64tr From Stock Market Over Insecurity

Nigeria Cargo Handling Business Booms in Q1 202, Records N2.63 Billion

Sallah: FRSC sets up mobile courts, deploys 1,653 personel in Kaduna

Hushpuppi Wanted In 6 Other Countries’ ‘ Kemi Olunloyo Alleges

Police nab 5 suspected pipeline vandals in Delta

Troops foil attack on Maiduguri, eliminate 9 terrorists

Police arrest 4 suspected cattle rustlers with 208 animals


PEF tasks marketers to use railways in transporting petrol products

FG supports growth of 1,221 Technology startups

FG launches nationwide free tele-counselling services to tackle mental health

NDPHC to boost power supply to Delta community with 17.5MVA, 33/11kv injection substation

11 Years On, Wiseview Still Stretch Frontiers in Nigerias Legal Practice Oguntade, JSC ( rtd)

Southern senators back govs on restructuring, open grazing


Secessionist Tendencies Will Stop If Buhari Allows Equal Rights For All Citizens ‘ Obayuwana

Executive, Legislature Lack Political Will To Tackle Insecurity ‘ Elebute

Why MDA’s Remittances Must Move To 60 Percent

US Sends Envoy To Israel As Fighting Rages With Hamas

Nigeria’s Security Challenges Not Insurmountable ‘ IGP

JUSUN Urges FG To Deduct To Judiciary Funds From May FAAC

NUPENG Directs Members To Shut Down Services In Kaduna State

Daddy Freeze Predicts What Pastors Would Do If Things Become Worse In Nigeria

LASU Advises Physically Challenged Students To Strive For Best


Buhari okays new measures to tackle insecurity

Police uncover shallow graves, bodies of kidnapped victims in Benue

PDP youths attack Yahaya Bello, say collapsed Kogi Bridge Indicative of poor leadership

NSCDC to deploy improved technology to monitor crimes during Sallah celebrations

Eid-el-Fitri: Ortom urges Nigerians to pray for peace, security

Delta Govt advocates public, private sector partnership


World Bank: Remittance inflows to Nigeria fell by 27.7% to $17.2bn

Report: NNPC awards crude swap deals to Oando, 15 others

Worsening Insecurity affecting healthcare delivery ‘NMA

Akeredolu: Why we banned open grazing in Southern Nigeria

Insecurity: Southern Senators back govs on open grazing ban

COVID-19: UK places Nigeria, others on red list

Nigeria in darkness as national grid collapses

Nine terrorist suspects killed in failed Maiduguri attack ‘Army


Buhari in charge, stop blame game, Ndume tells southern govs

Lawyer writes Buhari over appointment of Alkali as IGP

Insecurity: CAN declares 3 days of national prayer

COVID-19: Safety-net to lift 30,000 C/Riverians out of poverty

Bayelsa, Ibom Air open partnership negotiations


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