Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 2 May 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Over 50 companies shut down over forex, power crises Investigation

Pension funds now N13.88tn, 61% invested in bonds, T-bills Report

Lawan, other northerners to join APC presidential race

Power must return to South, Ohanaeze replies northern elders

2023: Plateau PDP clears ex-minister, 18 others for gov

Jonathan hasnt informed us of presidential ambition- Niger Delta Forum

Bombed train: Over 100 railway security proposals hit NRC daily

Nigerias inflation may worsen to 16.1% in 2022 IMF

Blackout hits CBN, army headquarters, others over network vandalism

95% of Lagos buildings breach mandatory test, risk collapse Expert

Lagos pays 10,380 retirees N39bn pensions

Bayelsa wants NDDC to complete abandoned bridge project

Stock market extends weekly gain by N636bn

Unremitted revenue: N17bn recovered from NEPZA licensees, says Reps panel

Estate surveyors call for intellectual property hub development

Food production: Eight Plateau communities donate 618 hectares to FG

I was promised N25,000 to transport N3m hemp Lagos driver

UPDATE: Mother, son die in Lagos collapsed building

Blind grandma rescues kids offered for N70,000 to ritualists

Lagos hoodlums attack Muslim worshippers, rob residents

Beaten tricycle rider mobilises thugs, attacks Abuja community

Man hides N1.1bn fake travellers cheques in project books

Transport to heaven: Pastor demands apology from Arise TV over trending video

Stop rehabilitating terrorists, CAN urges FG, felicitates Muslims

Suspected vigilante kills pastor in Rivers community

Nigeria, others top list of global measles outbreak Report

Osinbajo gets high presidential survey rating, Tinubus group disagrees

Expatriate hangs self in Lagos office, police begin probe

Youve no jurisdiction over our primaries, PDP tells court

Insecurity: Bandits kill 36 workers in Kaduna, says NLC chairman

Bayelsa NNPP demands justice for assassinated member


NDLEA Intercepts N1.1bn Travellers’ Cheques, 10.89kg Cocaine at Lagos Airport

Group Seeks Legislation to Reserve Deputy Governorship Seats for Women

SERAP Drags Buhari to ECOWAS Court over Failure to Rescue Kaduna-bound…

Prioritising Labour Rights Critical to Development, Says NHRC

CSOs Seek Stringent Measures to Stem Online Violence against Children, Women

Adebanjo: Buhari Intentionally Overlooking Multiple Challenges Confronting Nigeria

Soyinka Visits Sunday Igboho in Benin Republic

UK-Based Nigerian Student Urges Buhari to Establish National Media Campaign on…

Ogoni Host Communities to Drag HYPREP to EFCC over $366million Clean-up…

Train Attack: Terrorists Release Son of Northern Elders’ Forum Chairman

Police Arrest 14 Suspects for Railway Vandalism

Senate: PDP Disqualifies former Guber Candidate, Valentine Ozigbo, Others

2023: I’m Back in Ogun to Serve My People, Says Lagos…

Internal Security: Stick to Your Constitutional Role, IG Tells Military

NALDA Targets 1,000MT of Maize in New Food Security Drive

NACCIMA to FG: Certificate of Origin Will Checkmate Oil Theft

Elumelu: I Was Not a Billionaires Son, I Created Wealth Out of Entrepreneurship

Experts: $89bn of Africas Wealth Lost Annually to Illicit Financial Flows

Stakeholders Advocate Stronger IP Laws to Drive Innovation in Nigeria


Ohanaeze hits northern elders for working against South presidency

2023 automatic tickets: APC senators bid faces setback

You cant speak for South East youths, COSEYL tells Uwazurike

APC rakes in over N3bn from 6 presidential, 63 govship aspirants

2023: Labour tasks INEC, security agencies on free, fair polls

Impressive corporate earnings lift NGX market cap N1.45trn in April

Women in oil, gas to benefit from $40m NCDMB/NEXIM fund Wabote

Diesel in crisis mode as prices break records

Sahara Group identifies role of books in energy transition

Corruption: Nigeria lost N41.6trn at nations ports in 8 years Report

AfDB to fund 69,000 women entrepreneurs in Nigeria with $15m

Use traditional rulers to fight insecurity. APC leader tells Akeredolu

Embrace dialogue with FG, Osinbajo urges ASUU, NLC

ABUAD ranked best varsity in Nigeria, one of the best 400 globally

$366m clean-up fund: Ogoni threatens to drag HYPREP to EFCC


EU to propose phasing out Russian oil in new sanctions wave

Denmark says Russia plane breached airspace

2023: Wike’s advocacy for states to embrace, harness and exploit their comparative advantages

Lagos4Lagos movement battles insurrection ahead 2023

Being VP for seven years prepared me to be president, says Osinbajo

Three-year-old needs N19m for liver transplant

T.B. Joshua tomb shelter intact as Pastor Evelyn leads live Sunday Service

Police arrest man for sexually assaulting 11-year-old housemaid in Edo

Police launch manhunt for lady allegedly involved in bestial act

Stop cruelty to children, save abandoned street kids of Calabar, Foundation pleads

FCT Police arrest husband of murdered corps member, others as suspects

Customs withdraws NAC, retains 15% add-on levy on imported vehicles

Asset management firm plans innovative financial products

Train attack: Ango Abdullahi’s son ‘freed’ as SERAP sues Buhari for alleged inaction

NDLEA uncovers N1.1b counterfeit travellers cheques at MMIA Lagos

Financial intelligence experts call for stronger collaboration in anti-money laundering

VP Osinbajo appeals to ASUU, others to embrace dialogue

Everton shock Chelsea to boost survival hopes

PDP clears all 23 LGAs in Benue council elections

Turkey police detain dozens after May Day clashes

Ondo recruits over 800 health workers in one year

Bestiality: Police launch manhunt for lady in viral video


Army sergeant, 13 others arrested for vandalising rail tracks

Blue rail line: We’re committed to2023 Q1 completion date, Sanwo-Olu

Don’t be used as political thugs, Benue guber aspirant charges youths

2023: We’ll only support presidential candidate that’ll prioritise N-Delta issues ‘Ijaw youths

2023: Buhari, ‘cabals’ must drop alleged plans to impose another Northern President, says APC Group

Soyinka storms Benin Republic for Sunday Igboho

End childhood death from vaccine preventable diseases, SCI tasks Nigerian govt

How family support, Nigerians’ love aided my recovery ‘ cancer survivor

Train Attack: Released victim undergoing psychological rehabilitation in hospital

IPOB using propaganda to malign Nigerian army ‘ Nwachukwu

2023: Oil-magnet vows to allocate 5%oil revenue as stimulus package to poor communities

Zoning: PDP asks court to dismiss suit seeking to stop its presidential primary

Varsity unions strike: Only dialogue can resolve disagreement ‘ FG


China Suspends Freight Train Operations With North Korea Amid Virus

Osinbajo Leads In Buhari’s Successor Survey

2023: Ohanaeze Faults Northern Elders Over Zoning Rejection

Ango Abdullahi’s Son, Sadiq, Released By Attackers Of Abuja-Kaduna Train

We’re Tackling Issues Facing Workers ‘ Federal Govt

Police Begin Manhunt For Lady Who ‘Slept With Dogs’ For N1.7m

Alleged Fraud:EFCC Declares Rivers Accountant-General, 58 Others Wanted

May Day: Obaseki Approves N40,000 Minimum Wage For Edo Workers

Train Attack: SERAP Drags Federal Govt To ECOWAS Court

Troops Arrest 3 Boko Haram/ISWAP Gun Suppliers In Lake Chad

Nigerian, Bala Abubakar, Nominated For International Award In South Africa

Worker’s Day: Abuja Light Rail To Resume Operations Soon, Says FCT Minister

Eid-el-Fitr: Final Victory Against Terrorists Within Sight, Says Buhari


Worker’ Day: NSCDC lauds resilience of officers, promises improved staff welfare

Workers’ Day 2022: Senator Buhari calls for developmental workforce

PDP suspends Anambra ward congress over inability to provide original result sheets

UN Secretary-General to visit Nigeria, other African countries

16 governorship aspirants scale PDP screening in Rivers

I will no longer demand money for God’s blessing ‘ Benny Hinn


We are still on strike, say Kaduna varsity lecturers

Ondo workers may resume receiving percentage salaries

Makinde charges workers to shun improper conducts, remain apolitical

Ebonyi workers seek improved pay, local govt autonomy

Train attack: Terrorists free Prof Ango Abdullahi’s son 31 days after abduction

2023: Ministers declare Tinubu God’s choice at crusade

Sleeping with dogs, animals punishable – Police

VAT: Appeal Court fixes hearing in FIRS, Rivers suit for May 9

PDP appeals order in suit seeking to stop presidential primary

ABUAD adjudged Nigeria’s best university


Auditor-General Of Federation Tasks Tax Practitioners On Knowledge Acquisition

Women Still Don’t Have Equal Access To National Decision Making ‘ NBS

Association Urges School Owners To Review Employment Conditions

IPOB Using Propaganda To Malign Nigerian Army ‘ Nwachukwu

Workers’ Day: Tinubu Urges Collective Effort To Produce Better Nigeria

MNJTF Eliminates 22 ISWAP Terrorists, Recovered Arms In Lake Chad

2023 presidency: 2 million youths will force you to declare ‘ Northern group tells Jonathan


Outage at CBN, Army Headquarters as vandals hit AEDC networks

UPDATED: Four killed as 3-storey building collapses in Lagos

You laid foundation for Nigeria’s sovereignty, Osinbajo tells workers at May Day rally

Amotekun killed my son, labeled him cultist – Ogun Mother cries out

Accident on Third Mainland bridge claims four lives, others injured

Sallah: Final victory against terrorists in sight – Buhari

National grid records 8,706MW unused electricity in 7 days — ANED

‘We are tired’, students ask ASUU to call off strike


U.S. should return to rational, pragmatic policy toward China

Steel slag-turned soil conditioner changes saline-alkali land into fertile farmland

CBN Governor, Emefieles Presidential Ambition Threatened with Court Suit

China benefits world with its own development

All 40 million Nigerian students will get scholarships Accord party presidential aspirant

Bishop Onuoha joins Abia guber race as friends purchase ADC nomination form

Beijing 2022 legacy turned into high-quality assets benefiting people


Nigeria gas attracts as Europe sidesteps Russia

How African gas producers can position for new markets

Case Study: Italy, Algeria agree deal to cut Russian gas dependence

Pipeline security seen as critical for new gas investments

More mergers seen in manufacturing as productivity aches persist

AfDB will partner Microfinance Banks to expand support for MSMEs ‘ Adesina

Expected upheavals over detention of Farah Dagogo: Rivers govt sternly warns against public disorder

APC chieftain fights for PDP bigwig detained by Wike

For Nigeria to make progress, it needs leaders that are determined to do the right thing ‘ Usifo

Nigeria’s relations with Russia, Ukraine intact, Says FG

I am not sure how much votes will count in 2023 ‘ Agbakoba

Lagos to London global learning curriculum to equip students for life after school

AUN names U.S. Ambassador as keynote speaker at varsity’s 13th commencement ceremony


Ex-APC Publicity Sec. Throws Weight Behind Drug Test For Aspirants

Anyone Campaigning For APC In 2023 Is Wicked ‘ Ugbome

How FG Can Mitigate Impacts Of Russia-Ukraine War On Nigerian Economy ‘ Analysts

May Day: NLC Seeks Implementation Of Financial Autonomy Of LG, Judiciary, Legislature In Yobe


Ukraine Conflict: Civilians escape besieged Mariupol steelworks

EU may dump Russia oil for Nigeria, others

Germany takes Italy to court over WW2 compensation

Family of Hotel Rwanda hero files $400m US lawsuit

ASUU: Nigerian workers suffer, bear burden of political corruption

PDP stakeholders cause stir, hold Congress’ Panel members hostage in Anambra

Ortom laments continued attacks, killing of his kinsmen by herdsmen

High fares delay aviation’s exit from recession as NUATE charges minister to review road map

Total joins exodus of oil majors exiting Nigeria’s onshore oil

FG targets $2.6bn annual revenue from proposed Badagry seaport

Transportation ministry tasks company on local content, youth employment

Deadline: PFAs meet PenCom’s N5bn capital requirement

Lack of patronage, cause of death of MSMEs ‘Chairman LOC

Nollywood actress, Judith Audu, sad about orphaned children in Maiduguri IDPs

2face breaks down in tears singing emotional tribute to Sound Sultan

Osinachi’s death may break more marriages, says singer Krizmoni


Reps’ fresh inquest into state of Nigeria’s petroleum refineries

FG inaugurates national steering committees on food, nutrition security

FG commences nationwide training of livestock farmers on animal feed production

FAO rep calls for effective communication strategy for agric sector

GMO beans should be prohibited ‘ HOMEF

VAT collection: Rivers, FIRS to resume legal firework in May

Workers Day: Nigerian workers struggle to survive as cost of living skyrockets

Flour Mills acquires 76.75% stake in Honeywell

FG to deploy 5G services after generating $22.5bn from auction

2023: PDP may be barred if Anyanwu is not removed, CUPP warns

FG begins relief fund disbursement to Edo vulnerable households

2023: Arewa group to boost Osinbajo’s ambition with book presentation

Worker’s Day: Ogun pensioners goes spiritual over non-payment of N68 billion gratuity, pension, set to strike

Obaseki increases workers’ minimum wage to N40,000

May Day: Kaduna NLC mourns 36 members lost to banditry

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