Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 11 May 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

GUARDIAN 

Elon Musk says he would lift Twitter ban on Trump

2023: PDP may dump zoning as NEC meets over Ortom report

Tenure extension: I will hand over May 29 next year, Buhari replies Clarke

TUC threatens action over ASUU strike as COED workers issue 21-day ultimatum

LASBCA demolishes distressed building in Ebute-Metta, marks 10 others for demolition

INEC voids Imo PDP three-man ad hoc delegates’ election, alleges constitutional breach

Afenifere condemns Emefiele’s involvement in politics, request for restraining order

18 political parties seek extension of deadline for primaries, INEC rejects plea, insists on June 3

Cole debunks Wike’s $50m fraud allegation

Senate amends Electoral Act for statutory delegates to vote at party congresses, primaries

FG gives occupants 30 days to vacate Lagos bridges for rehabilitation, seeks understanding

Police arrest suspected motorcycle thieves in Lagos

Sex scandal: Police arraign four Chrisland teachers

Woman bags 10 years for illicit drug dealings

Rainstorm kills five people, injures 41 others in Yobe

FG woos investors to Calabar, Kano free trade zones

INEC voids Imo PDP three-man ad hoc delegates’ election, alleges constitutional breach

Afenifere condemns Emefiele’s involvement in politics, request for restraining order

Incessant grid collapse: Senate asks FG to reverse withdrawal of power sector subsidy

Gombe gov, emir, APC delegates show support for Osinbajo’s 2023 presidential bid

Together, we ‘ll build stronger, prosperous Nigeria, says Tinubu

18 political parties seek extension of deadline for primaries, INEC rejects plea, insists on June 3

Court orders accelerated hearing in suit seeking to stop PDP primaries

Nigeria to end N500bn annual medical tourism ‘ FG

PUNCH

Elon Musk plans to lift Trumps Twitter ban

WHO wants alcohols online adverts regulated

Invest in nursing profession, health workers tell govt

SAN threatens 1,000 cases against Emefiele over APC form

No going back on May 2023 handover date, says Presidency

Akeredolu plans 350 additional men, operational vehicles for Amotekun

Court orders accelerated hearing of suit stopping PDP primary

Fuel queues: 300 tankers to hit Abuja Wednesday says NNPC

Jonathans backers seek adoption, southern APC aspirants disagree

ASUU strike: Dont disrupt political activities, Lawan appeals to students

Again, Stella Oduahs arraignment on N7.9bn scam stalled

Court nullifies Malamis sale of forfeited assets

Telcos propose tax review, others to avert 40% tariff hike

CBN to deepen payment system via eNaira

Police arrest suspect over killing of Lagos park chairman

Tension as Delta custodial centre wall collapses

Sexual acts: Four Chrisland teachers accused of cover-up get N1.2m bail

Chinese firm abandons Ogun supervisor as machine cuts fingers

ASUU strike: Adopt UNESCOs recommendation, UI Students Union writes Buhari

FG, ASUU resume talks Monday, students continue protests

Obasanjo, Adebanjo support South-East presidency, says Ohanaeze

Lagos, Adamawa lead as NCDC confirms 15 monkeypox cases

Senate amends Electoral Act, Reps reconvene Wednesday

Activists back nullification of AGF sale, disposal of recovered assets

Wike frustrated Imo-Rivers boundary dispute reconciliatory efforts Commission

El-Rufai appoints political adviser, statistician-general, others

THISDAY

APC Ticket: Jonathan Gives Conditions, Sale of Forms Extended to May 12

Party Primaries: Senate Amends Electoral Act Yet Again, to Allow President,…

JPMorgan Cuts Nigeria from ‘Overweight’ over Country’s Fiscal Woes

Court Declares Malami’s Committee on Sales, Disposals of Recovered Assets Invalid

Senate Passes Bill to Enact Arbitration, Mediation Act, Others for Concurrence

APC Formally Welcomes Senator Balogun After Defecting from PDP

2023: I’ll Recruit 750,000 Nigerians into Police Force, Make CBN Independent, Says Moghalu

World Bank: Gender Disparity in Earnings Holding Back Nigerian Economy

FG Calls for Increased Investment in Calabar, Kano Free Trade Zones

Presidency to Clarke, Babalola: No Tenure Elongation for Buhari

Obaseki: How We Created 300,000 Jobs in Edo

INEC Refuses Parties’ Request to Extend Deadline for Primaries By 37…

2023: Mammoth Crowd Storms Bauchi Airport, Emir’s Palace to Welcome Osinbajo

Strike: Senate Pledges to Bring Back FG, ASUU to Negotiation Table

Dagogo: Groups Berates Wike’s Use of Derogatory Comment against Ijaws

Court Gives PDP Four Days to Respond to Suit against Primary

Edo High Court Adjourns for Final Adoption, Address by Counsels on…

Navy Chief Calls for Comprehensive Database for Maritime Criminals

Ortom: No Going Back on Law Banning Open Grazing

Military Pensions Board Pays Second Tranche of 24 Months Arrears

PDP Accuses APC of Stealing for Elections Through N100m Nomination Form

FG Urged to Implement New Sugar Tax, Earmark Funds for Healthcare

IPMAN Warns of Severe Fuel Scarcity Over N500bn Outstanding Claims

NPA Moves to Revive Eastern Ports, Commence Dredging of Escravos Channel

SUN

Lack of inclusiveness bane of APC in last 7 years Ochicha

Emefiele: INEC to void strategic ties with CBN

PDP LGA congresses in Enugu peaceful, transparent Panel

INEC rejects political parties request for 37 days extension of primaries

Lekki Port: How Nigeriall reclaim maritime hub status

Imposition of 15% CET levy on imported vehicles not backed by law Amiwero

Senate bars ministers, others from voting at party congresses, primaries

Alleged N7.9bn fraud: Again, Sen Oduahs arraignment stalled

Insecurity in South East not targeted at herders Miyetti Allah

Sanwo-Olu insists APC zoning presidential ticket to South

Court nullifies AGFs sale, disposal of recovered assets

2023 elections will hold in secured environment CDS Irabor

Lai Mohammed pleads with Nigerians to stop going abroad for medical care

VANGUARD

PDP driving APC to discard zoning ‘ Lawan’s associates

We want a reformed LG administration profiling vigilante personnel ‘ Edo DG

Nigeria to end N500bn annual medical tourism ‘ FG

I will inaugurate projects till May 29 2023 ‘ Okowa

Buhari won’t stay beyond May 29, 2023 ‘ Presidency

Primaries: APC, PDP, 16 others demand 37-day extension of INEC’s June 3 deadline

Jonathan: North’ll be more comfortable with South-South in 2023 ‘ CNG

We can’t do anything about Jonathan defecting to APC, it’s not new to politicians ‘ ACF

Five dead, 41 injured as rain, thunderstorm hit Damaturu

Nigeria can earn extra $23bn by closing gender gap ‘ World Bank

APC brought horrible change to Nigeria ‘ NNPP Women leader

2023: There’ll be no credible election unless’. ‘ Bishop Kukah

ASUU strike: We will bring back FG/ASUU to negotiation table ‘ Senate

Court orders accelerated hearing in suit seeking to stop PDP primaries

LEADERSHIP

Police Arraign 4 Chrisland School Teachers Over Concealment Of Sex Tape

House Of Reps To Amend Electoral Act, Summons Emergency Plenary

Strike: Senate To Intervene In Federal Govt, ASUU Impasse

Alleged N7.9bn Fraud: Again, Stella Oduah’s Arraignment Stalled

JUST-IN: Again, Senate Amends Electoral Act To Allow Political Office-holders Vote At Congresses, Primaries

Reps Seat: Borno Monarch Endorses Betara’s Re-election Bid

$50m Allegation: Contract Documents Are In Public Domain, Cole Tells Wike

TRIBUNE

Expert urge mothers to present newborn babies for sickle cell screening

2023: Group seeks open contest for PDP reps aspirants In Owan

NCC is flagship public institution impacting lives positively ‘ Alake of Egbaland

Senate amends Electoral Act to accommodate statutory delegates to participate in party primaries, congresses

N100m nomination forms: APC creating war chest from looted funds ‘ PDP

ASUU strike: OAU management orders students to vacate halls of residence

2 million Nigerians to gain digital skills from 2023 census ‘ NPC boss

PDP presidential aspirant sues party, INEC over nomination fees

Court asked to sack Emefiele as CBN governor

ASUU strike: NANS begins mass protest, vows to grind Nigeria’s economy, political activities

OAU students protest at Tribune Office over ASUU strike

Insurance Policy: IGP restates commitment to enhanced police personnel

We will meet in court, Ortom replies Miyetti Allah

2023: Southern Governors won’t shelve position on power shift ‘ Sanwo-Olu

NATION 

Fed Govt begins rehabilitation work on Lagos bridges

Military board kicks off payment of minimum wage arrears

‘Resolving internet infrastructure key to achieving digital…

IG warns against providing false information to police

Boundary dispute: Wike’s allegation a distraction, says NBC

APC chieftains: save us from imposition

Coalition accuses MC Oluomo of forcing people to get PVC

Lagos, U.S partner against climate change

Why APC can’t market Jonathan, says Ebonyi Governor Umahi

HERALD

Solar product sales jump 62% amid power crisis

Naira nears 600 per dollar as Emefiele pursues politics

Nigeria in lame-duck mode as politics dominates

Revised pension regulation enhances earnings, access

Nigeria’s stock buyers have reasons to be cheerful

DAILY TRUST 

Ahead of APC primaries: Campaign, governance compete for attention

ASUU strike: Students protest, threaten to shut down Kwara

FCTA begins construction of public toilets, targets 10,000

Enugu Govt targets 1.2m under-5 children for mass polio vaccination

Council of State: Court fixes June 15 for suit challenging eligibility of Gowon, Abdulsalami, IBB others

Train attack: One week after Buhari’s directive, victims’ families yet to get updates

We have deployed facilities to boost academics – Kogi varsity VC

INEC rejects results of PDP ad hoc delegate election

2023: Malagi submits governorship forms, vows to transform Niger if elected

Man who celebrated Buhari after medical trips dumps APC for NNPP

2023: Kwankwaso’s party leaders demand probe of APC’s N100m presidential forms

2023: Ex CBN chief, Moghalu picks N25m ADC presidential forms

Strike: Students issue 9-day ultimatum for reopening of varsities

APC forms: Jonathan more credible than any Nigerian alive – Reno Omokri

Fuel Crisis: Prepare for the worst, Marketers tell Nigerians

Enough of herders’ killing in S/East – Miyetti Allah

ASUU strike is a mission to rescue Nigeria’s education from total collapse – Ex-union President

Fuel queues: Commuters stranded, NNPC blames scarcity on public holidays

Confusion as Jonathan ‘rejects’ APC presidential forms

Uneasy calm as PDP NEC takes decision on zoning today

N100m Forms: APC creating a war chest for 2023 elections – PDP

Adamu Garba withdraws from presidential race after raising N83.2m

Jibrin, Tinubu’s support group DG, reneges on promise to disclose new party

Saraki: How I defeated the ‘Emperor of Bourdillon’

FLASHBACK: Two northern governors behind Jonathan’s return bid

Sylva, Ngige… Buhari’s men who joined presidential race amid raging crises in their ministries

PDP ticket: Pendulum swings towards Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, Obi, Wike

AUTHORITY

Nigeria lacks proper Commander in Chief, says Wike

Jonathans Camp Splits Over 2023 Presidential Bid

2023 Presidential Race: Sack Emefiele Now -CNPP

Insecurity: FCTA dislodges scavengers den at Kubwa

Families of Kidnapped AK9 Passengers kick against resumption of Train Services

2022 UTME : Candidates, exam officers thumb up JAMB

Tarrif Hike Agitation: NCC in the battle to rescue Nigeria and Nigerians

BUSINESSDAY

Solar product sales jump 62% amid power crisis

Naira nears 600 per dollar as Emefiele pursues politics

Nigeria’s stock buyers have reasons to be cheerful

DAILY INDEPENDENT

NNPC Spent $1.555bn To Repair Moribund PH Refinery ‘GMD
Freight Forwarders Task Politicians On Nigeria’s ‘Sick’ Logistics Supply Chain
Five Die, 41 Injured As Downpour, Thunderstorm Hit Damaturu
Police Arraign Four Chrisland School Teachers Over Sex Tape Saga
2023 Presidency: It’s The Turn Of South-East ‘ Obasanjo, Adebanjo
Nigeria To End N663bn Annual Medical Tourism ‘ FG
Why NNPP Is The Only Hope For Nigerians In 2023 ‘ Alkali
2023 Presidency: Asiwaju In The North, SWAGA’23 In The South ‘ Delegates Networking At Its Peak
Over 35,000 People Killed By Terrorists In N/East Within A Decade ‘ Report
Murder Trial: Police Officer Tells Court How Chidinma Stabbed Usifo Ataga
Pope Francis Tells Elderly To Consider Age A Blessing
Court Nullifies AGF’s Sale, Disposal Of Recovered Assets
IPOB: Umahi Reveals Buhari’s Take On Nnamdi Kanu
Forgery: CSO Outraged Over Release Of Detained Benue APC Reps Aspirant
ASUU: Senate Pledges To Intervene, Urges NANS Not To Disrupt Political Meetings
Alleged Cyberstalking: FG Drops Charges Against HEDA Chairman, Suraju
FG Schedules May 12 For Disbursement Of GEEP Funds
Nigerians Don’t Trust Any Presidential Aspirant, Gani Adams Declares

PEOPLESDAILY

2023: Ebonyi PDP petitions, raises alarm over alleged plot to seal secretariat

Supporters besiege NNPC Towers to present N100m nomination forms to Syva

2023: Lawan joins presidential race, as group buys APC N100m form for him

2023 President: Obi storms Bauchi, Borno, Yobe, Gombe, consults delegates

Orji Kanu pulls out of 2023 presidential race, mobilises support for Ahmed Lawan

NNPP alleges assassination, demands justice for party member Killed in Bayelsa

Rise above partisanship, ensure credible election, seamless transition ‘ IPAC tells Buhari

NEW TELEGRAPH

Tenure Elongation: May 29 handover sacrosanct-Presidency

IPPIS Saga: NASU, SSANU present own payment system to FG

INEC, parties disagree on review of election timeline

We want debt cancellation, not relief ‘Gbajabiamila

It’s wrong to charge $.2m for presidential forms when GDP is $2,000 ‘Mimiko

PARTY CONGRESSES, PRIMARIES: President, NASS members, govs, others to vote

Diesel: Telcos connect to public grid as running costs near N300bn

NANS shelves planned protest as Senate, Vision Africa intervene

Electoral Act: Reps to concur with Senate today

eNaira: Intensifying sensitisation to boost financial inclusion

NPA urges shipping lines to patronise container holding bays

Need to advance retail investors’ participation

Banks’ stock investors gained N167bn in April

Duke varsity confers honorary doctorate on AfDB president, others

External reserves shrink by $444.13m in two weeks

Report: Telecos’ presence in digital banking threatens African banks

Tax Digital Businesses: FIRS seeks collaboration among African countries

Noboby’ll remain in Nigeria as second class citizen ‘Clark

BLUEPRINT

Why Reps suspended break to pass anti-terrorism, other bills

South-east doesn’t support secession ‘ Umahi

NASS amends Electoral Act, okays LG chairs, vice, councillors as statutory delegates

June 3 deadline on primaries:INEC turns down 37-day extension request by political parties

In Imo, INEC voids PDP’s ward delegates congress

Calabar outage enters 33 days as traders count losses

Nigeria records 45 national grid collapses in 5 years ‘ Minister

Senate wades into ASUU, FG face-off

FIRS advocates increased African collaboration to effectively tax digital businesses

FCT minister flags off construction of 10,000 public toilets

Sen. Balogun officially defects to APC in Ibadan

Security tactical teams repel bandits in Niger, rescue 15 victims

NCDC confirms monkey pox outbreak with 558 cases, eight deaths

FCT monarch charges new subjects on performance

N7.9bn fraud’: Again, Oduah’s arraignment flops in court

NYSC unveils online app for accreditation of cyber-caf businessoperators

NAFDAC notifies Nigerians on food products containing undeclared allergen

Forgery’: CSO reacts as Police release detained Benue APC Reps aspirant

N100m form: Woman leader demands EFCC, ICPC probe

PEOPLES DAILY

2023: Ebonyi PDP petitions, raises alarm over alleged plot to seal secretariat

Supporters besiege NNPC Towers to present N100m nomination forms to Syva

2023: Lawan joins presidential race, as group buys APC N100m form for him

2023 President: Obi storms Bauchi, Borno, Yobe, Gombe, consults delegates

NNPP alleges assassination, demands justice for party member Killed in Bayelsa

Rise above partisanship, ensure credible election, seamless transition ‘ IPAC tells Buhari

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