Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 12 May, 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Israeli forces shoots Al Jazeera journalist dead

Ukraine invasion worsens shipping safety

Nigeria can supply Europe gas if it revives moribund LNG projects ‘ Germany’s head of mission

Section 84 (12): Does a ruling based on technicality make things better

FX risk, others stall venture capital funding in Africa

Nigeria’s growth not strong enough to reduce poverty ‘ MPC members

Nasarawa establishes small claims court to boost small businesses

FCMB, Mastercard Foundation partner to uplift 100,000 MSMEs in Nigeria

MTN welcomes over 6.6million Nigerians as shareholders

Why Emefiele would want to run for president without first resigning

Here are APC presidential aspirants and their promises

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


Plane with 11 aboard crashes in Cameroon

Kidnapped Kaduna Catholic priest dies in kidnappers den

12 govs, others sign Tinubus nomination form

Nigeria now global capital of maternal death Don

20 Bayelsa schools indicted for exam malpractices

Subsidy pains: States must become self-reliant

Ministers exit: Buhari bows to pressure, APC panel may demand resignation letters

Return stolen accreditation machine, Delta INEC begs

Activists ask court to stay action on Emefieles case

Jonathan gets another international appointment

APC female presidential aspirant denies stepping down

52,000 vessels visited West Africa in 2021 Group

Oil sector to see 109 projects in four years Report

NESG holds dialogue on Nigerias economic challenges

Akeredolu supports Ondo oil palm farmers with N2bn

NASS seeks Chinas assistance on railway security, others

Pensioners protest non-payment of gratuities, criticise PTAD

NIMASA vows to reduce marine pollution, improve seafarers welfare

FG to reposition Delta port, dredge Escravos channel

FG targets bigger regional integration through gas

19 days after SIM ban, NIN registration hits 80.7 million

Lagos to demolish over 10 distressed buildings before Sunday

FG partners investors to revamp Calabar, Kano free zones

Nigeria loses N91bn oil in one month Analysis

Fuel scarcity wont spread to Lagos, others Marketers

Mike Tyson won’t face criminal charges for punching plane passenger

Outrage as three Benue youths allegedly defraud agric investors of N900m

2023 elections unlikely, Nigeria progressing to anarchy Falae, ex-presidential candidate

PDP ignores zoning, throws open presidential ticket

Akpabio resigns as Malamis aide keeps mum

2023: Orji Kalu betrayed Igbo cause, says Edwin Clark

2023: Minister of science, technology Ogbonnaya Onu resigns

2023: Oil mogul emerges Labour Party sole presidential candidate

NJC issues new policy to check conflicting orders, judgments

Soldiers, policemen, civilians killed, Army commander missing in Taraba attacks Reps


Concerns Mount over N’Assembly’s Amendment of Electoral Act to Boost Lawan’s…

UNICEF Decries 18.5 Million Out-of-school Children in Nigeria

PDP Nominates Danjuma La’ah as New Deputy Minority Whip

Ex-President, Jonathan Appointed to Board of European Council on Africa, Middle…

Fuel Scarcity: NMDPRA Threatens to Shutdown Filling Stations Hoarding Fuel in…

FG Insists on Right to Produce Head of West African Gas…

Public Utilities Affected as NGMC Shuts Down Gas Supply to Ossiomo Power in Edo

Buhari Can’t Stay Beyond 2023, Olanipekun Tackles Clarke

FG Grants Housing Loans to 118 LEAD-P Graduates

Nigerian Firm, Five Other African Start-ups Make WEF’s Technology Pioneers’ List

Online Voters’ Registration to End May 30, Says INEC

Party Primaries: Senate Adjourns Plenary Till June 7

APC Ticket: Tinubu will Congratulate Winner if He Loses, Says Babachir…

Alleged Fraud: Court Rules in Favour of Jang, Pam, Says EFCC…

Police Designate ACPs as Rights Commission’s Liaison Officers in 36 States

ISWAP Executes Shekau’s Aide-de-Camp over Attempt to Surrender to Troops

Senate Mourns 40 Taraba Residents, 6 Soldiers Killed by Terrorists


2023: PDP nomination crises deepen in states

Forget your ambition, support SEast, Igbo youths tell Jonathan

Bakare submits forms, banks on divine favour for APC ticket

Ill change Nigeria from a help-seeking country Tinubu

Igbo wont complain if Wike, Amaechi, Emefiele emerge president in 2023

MTN pays N174bn dividend to shareholders

NPA to revive eastern ports, awards contract for Escravos channel dredging

Appeal Court sets aside judgment voiding Section 84(12) of Electoral Act 2022

Buhari orders ministers with political ambition to resign

Lagos: Police investigate source of Chinese-made pistol found with robber

Buhari hails Nwajuba for resigning ahead of directives Presidency

Road to 2023: Ogun APC youths write partys national chair, ask him to disregard allegations against Abiodun


Electoral Act: Three ministers resign, others in a fix

Self-determination group seeks cancellation of 2023 general election

Jonathan finally makes up his mind to re-contest presidency, source confirms

Character, your greatest asset, Bayelsa dep gov tells students

Group seeks end to victim-blaming, sexual, gender based violence

FCT police operatives arrest six suspected drug peddlers

Igbo won’t complain if Wike, Amaechi or Emefiele emerges president, says group

NJC issues policy directions on election related cases

Gunmen kill six soldiers, abduct commander in Taraba

EndSARS: Osun to compensate victims of police brutality after 14 months delay

47 days after HURIWA tasks Buhari on freeing abducted Abuja-Kaduna train passengers

Osinachi: One month after, Police yet to unravel mystery behind killing

Gunmen kill three villagers in Bauchi

Lagos CP orders manhunt for killer of gateman, attack on JAMB officials

Lagos stops approvals for structures above three floors in Ebute Metta

Eight soldiers killed in Togo ‘terrorist attack

NOC president bags Japan’s ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ award

NIWA warns boat operators against disregard for water transportation rules

Data, mobile money, voice services push Airtel revenue by 27.7%

Stock market crosses N28tr as investors gain N557 billion in one day

Investment in technology, expansion lifts Unity Bank’s profit to N3.3b

IMO decries Africa’s non-implementation of maritime audit corrective action

Planned concession of Calabar, Kano FTZs to aid industrialisation

Experts proffer empowerment, development to stem unemployment

Obaseki intensifies ongoing construction of Edo agric hub

Petrol products storage, distribution infrastructure may worsen energy crisis in Africa


Fuel queues resurface in Kaduna as IPMAN threatens strike

Middle Belt group calls for end to ASUU crisis

2023: Tinubu will triumph in APC primaries ‘ Lawal

53 in court for operating illegal revenue checkpoints in Benue

Niger Delta Youths commend Buhari for ordering political appointees to resign

Crisis brews in PDP over convention panel

Reports alleging Jonathan gave sitting Gov N200m to buy APC form lies ‘ Reno Omokri

Kidnapped Catholic Priest killed in captivity ‘ CAN laments

S’Court holds valedictory session Thursday as Justice Odili retires at 70

Akpabio, Ogbonnaya Onu, resign

Education Minister, Nwajiuba resigned April 28; earns Buhari’s commendation

BREAKING: PDP shifts caucus, BoT, NEC meetings

$20b freelance market gets boost with Leofied’s workforce platform

EFCC arrests 36 alleged Internet fraudsters in Enugu

N100m paid to propagandists to destroy me ‘ PDP National Secretary

Gunmen attack JAMB officials, kill gateman in Lagos hotel

Three killed in fresh cult attack in Akwa Ibom

2023: Tinubu will triumph in APC primaries ‘ Lawal

NANS protests, accuses APC of being silent over ASUU strike

Scientists alert public on new infectious agents

Cost of transportation doubles, motorists stranded, businesses shutdown, over fuel scarcity in FCT


1 Killed As Gunmen Attack Lagos Hotel, Rob JAMB Officials

The Increasing Attacks On Airline Workers By Passengers

PDP Discards Zoning, Throws Ticket Open

Strike: Federal Govt, ASUU Meet In Aso Villa Today

Federal Govt Okays N2bn For NSCDC To Procure 52 Operational Vehicles

3 Kano APC Lawmakers Defect To NNPP

Senate Mourns 40 Residents, Soldiers Killed By Terrorists In Taraba

2023: I Will Consult Buhari, My People Before Resignation ‘ Ngige


Olowu stool: Only those picked by Ifa oracle can become traditional ruler ‘ Abore

Labour Party presidential aspirant pledges radical security transformation

Benue governorship election: Idoma rejects deputy governor slot

150 Kwara women benefit from NDE informal training

Akpabio resigns from Buhari’s cabinet, says he is still in presidential race

Jill Biden: What Ukrainian mothers taught me about this war

NANTA urges FG to look into airline operators’ challenges

Threat to withdraw services by airlines not targeted at FG ‘ Sirika

Women who suffer from severe menstrual pain to get three-day leave every month in Spain

Reps back Buhari’s decision on resignation of Ministers, political appointees

University students protest in Ibadan, demand permanent end to ASUU strike

ASUU strike: Students block Lagos-Abeokuta highway

FEC okays N2bn vehicle purchase contract for civil defence


Appeal Court sets aside judgment voiding Section 84(12)

Reps amend Electoral Act to expand primaries participants

Appeal court declines to okay N246m for crashed victim Deji Falae’s…

2023: Abiodun submits forms, renewed commitment to service delivery

Kidnapped Kaduna Catholic Priest dies two months after in captivity

Senate laments as terrorists kill over 40 residents, soldiers in Taraba

Buhari’s media aide resigns for House of Reps race

Police avert riot as truck kills masquerade in Lagos

Army General, six others feared dead in Taraba crisis

INEC publishes guidelines for 2023 polls next week

UPDATED: Appeal Court sets aside judgment voiding Section 84(12) of Electoral Act…


Train attack: Help Nigeria rescue abducted passengers, National Assembly begs China

To save governance: Buhari orders Amaechi, Malami, 7 other ministers to quit

Over 40 killed during Sallah break in Taraba’

FEC okays N2bn vehicles for civil defence

Israeli killing of Al Jazeera’s Shireen Abu Akleh sparks outrage

NJC moves to forestall conflicting rulings, issues guidelines on election matters

Building collapse: Govt bans 3-storey structures in Lagos community

Gombe shuts down all private colleges of health technology

Strike: Buhari’s CoS wades in, summons ASUU, NASU, others

Abiodun, Amosun clash over alleged US criminal records

5 dead, many houses destroyed as rainstorm hits Damaturu

Six soldiers, policeman killed in Taraba clash, military commander missing

Nigerians spend N664bn annually on medical tourism – FG

Bomb terrorists’ hideouts, El-rufai urges armed forces

Our tertiary institutions bedeviled by corruption – NUC boss

I’ll step down on May 29, 2023 –Buhari

ASUU strike: 2009 agreements unrealistic – Senate president

Census: NPC demarcates 772 local governments

I defeated Tinubu to emerge as senate president – Saraki

Marafa absent as APC chair reconciles Yari, Matawalle, stops Goje’s defection

Umahi: APC will find it difficult to sell Jonathan

Senate amends Electoral Act to allow president, govs, lawmakers, others vote at primaries

Mass defection looms as Shekarau consults associates

After raising N83.2m in donations, Garba withdraws from presidential race

35-year-old presidential aspirant sues PDP over N40m form fee

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

INEC to suspend CVR exercise June 30

3 Kano assembly members dump APC for Kwankwaso’s NNPP

Badaru asks appointees eyeing elective positions to resign

Electoral Act: Reps concur with Senate on statutory delegates’ vote


What Nigerians Must Do To Fit Into American Society Model Joseph Water

Enugu West 2023:- I will not be a back bencher,Senator Ndu assures constituents

APC Group Commends Sanwo-Olus Commitment To Youth Inclusion

27% of teachers in South-West unqualified, says TRCN

BREAKING: Buhari orders Ministers with 2023 ambitions to resign now

Stakeholders advocate implementation of Small-Scale Fisheries guidelines in Nigeria to tackle food insecurity

Abe charges government to create opportunities for citizens

IDFP calls for increased interfaith dialogue to end Nigerias challenges


India Court Puts On Hold Colonial-Era Sedition Law Used To Muzzle Dissent

Why Atiku, Saraki Or Wike May Emerge PDP Presidential Candidate

2023: PDP Throws Presidential Contest Open As Mark Heads Presidential Convention

UK Rejects EU Proposals To Resolve Northern Ireland Trade Dispute

JUST IN: Minister Of Science, Technology Ogbonnaya Onu Submits Resignation Letter

Fuel Scarcity: We Can’t Afford Exorbitant Diesel To Transport Products ‘ Distributors

Lagos Arrest Two Over Attack On VIS Officials, Threatens Heavy Sanction

2023: Abiodun Submits Nomination Form, Confident Of Victory

Bill To Establish National Cancer Treatment Centre Scales 2nd Reading In Senate

Reps Pass Section 84 (8) Of Electoral Amendment Act


Not everyone buying APC presidential forms should be taken serious ‘ Gov Sule

2023 Senate: Arch Tukur lobbies Nasarawa lawmakers

Presidents, Govs, NASS, others emerge statutory delegates in new Electoral Act

ASUU strike: Lawan promises to bring back FG/ASUU to negotiation table

Blueprint publisher, Malagi vows to make Niger great, returns nomination forms

N100m form: Woman leader calls in EFCC, ICPC for probe

2023 President: Tinubu storms Gombe, seeks APC delegates support


2023: Ohanaeze, ZLP hail Buhari’s order as Sagay justifies directive

PDP nominates Danjuma La’ah as new Deputy Minority Whip

Electoral Act: Reps warn against suppressing separation of powers

CVR: INEC to suspend online registration May 30

ASUU Strike: Protesting Ogun students shut down Lagos- Abeokuta Expressway

2023 POLLS: Buhari gives appointees eyeing elective offices 5 days to quit

S’West youths slam Senate President over ASUU, FG impasse

ASUP begins 2-week strike May 16

2023: Osinbajo returns forms to beat APC deadline

Telecoms: Regulating tariffs amidst harsh economy

Economic straits: Looming danger as investors mull exodus

Export: Nigerian, others’ vessels stuck on Chinese waters

NCC to license operators for DMS deployment


NiMet increases pollution monitoring stations, trains over 700 workers in one year

2023: Stakeholders call for balanced punitive measures for defaulters of Electoral Act

Breaking: PDP officially throws presidential contest open, Mark heads convention planning committee

Tribunal assures accelerated hearing on PRP’s petition in Jos

NGO, NCDC harp on public health laws to boost emergency response

FCTA distributes N3.9bn to LGAs, stakeholders as March allocation

2023: I’ll double my prayer for you, Dahiru tells Osinbajo

Blueprint Correspondent decorated as United Nations ambassador for SDGs

Electricity challenge: Constitution amendment panacea, says experts

2023: Give me APC ticket to end Nigeria’s state of war ‘ Fayemi

N1bn libel suit: Court orders NBTE boss, others to open defence

Reps demand cost details of refinery’s rehabilitation from Kyari

Senate passes bill to re-enact Customs Act, establish NCS board

Taraba killings:Lawmakers reiterate call for forest guards

Video: Watch how APC supporters fight over money at ICC venue of submission of nomination forms

Why we will remain on strike ‘ ASUU

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