Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 13 May 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Messi is world’s highest-paid athlete, followed by Lebron James, Ronaldo

APC can’t win Rivers with a divided house, says Magnus Abe

ADC gives free form to female presidential aspirant, urges probe of APC aspirants

One dies, another injured in Lagos container accident

Ataga: Chidinma’s sister gets new counsel, rejects OPD’s legal representation

Navy boost NDLEA’s marine operations with boats, equipment

Sanwo-Olu’s wife decries drug addiction among youths

kidney transplant: Friends, family seek N9.09 million for Ogbeide

Gunmen abduct three vehicles loaded with passengers in Rivers

BRT driver hits 30-year-old man, escapes mob action in Lagos

Lagos governor’s wife pledges support for grassroots golf development

Ukrainian 14-year-old shoots under par in opening round

Lekki deep seaport: FG’s quest to regain transshipment hub status

ABCON seeks creation of BDC autonomous market as FX volatility continues

InfraCredit guarantees Lagos Free Zone’s N25b infrastructure bonds

Nigeria needs proper data, accountability to achieve competitive tax system

NCC, FIRS inaugurate joint committee to boost revenue in telecoms sector

Politics, weak corporate governance undermining DFIs’ interventions

Nigeria withdraws from international basketball over NBBF crisis

Zoning: PANDEF, Ohanaeze kick, accuse PDP of treachery

Buhari begs ASUU to end strike as ZLP, 15 others threaten protest

200-level-student beaten to death, burnt for alleged blasphemy

Remember those orphans in your neighbourhood

Why I will clinch APC’s ticket, by Tinubu

Group raises the alarm over influx of non-Nigerians into S’West

Igbo Presidency: Group cautions Ohanaeze, S’East aspirants to accept VP slot

Troops comb Taraba for missing commander, flay killing of soldiers

No plans to attack Northerners, others in Igboland, says IPOB

Ataga: Chidinma’s sister gets new counsel, rejects OPD’s legal representation

Osinbajo’s support base swells in Nasarawa amid eulogies from gov, monarch

New Report Finds Blood Pressure Drugs Can Cost Up to 40 Times More in Regions with the Most Strokes and Heart Attacks

APC fixes May 13 as deadline for submission of nomination forms

NCDC investigating Monkeypox case in UK with connection to Nigeria

AAU partners Nigeria’s Committee of Vice- Chancellors on development of higher education


Firms acquire 150,000 hectares, refine 3.5m tons of sugar annually

Experts push for export-led policies, forex shortage bites

Yahaya Bello submits presidential nomination forms

Buhari signs anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism, crime proceeds bills

Inadequate database threatens SIM-NIN registration, NIMC admits deficit

Agric imports hit N2.7tn despite N129bn intervention loans

Nigerians spending on household consumption rises to N108tn NBS

Messi tops Forbes’ highest-paid athlete list for 2022

Edo woman regrets trading in human skull, buyer, herbalist nabbed

Thugs attack Ondo political aspirant, supporters, many injured

AK-47-wielding man kills Rivers landlord, police begin probe

Two women in Lagos court over theft of five-day-old baby

Kogi explosion: Witness, police disagree on casualty figure

Lagos land grabbers kill four-year-old, father demands justice

Kukah demands justice, says murder of Sokoto student criminal

Jonathan submits APC forms Friday, Emefiele shuns resignation calls

2023: Igbo cant be trusted with presidency, say Northern groups

Blasphemy: Police confirm arrest of two persons in Sokoto

Buhari inaugurates 76 housing units in Gombe

No plan to attack Northerners in Igbo land, says IPOB

2023: Let Nigerians have heart attack, says Emefiele after meeting Buhari

Gunmen hijack three vehicles on East-West road, scores kidnapped

INEC may relocate sensitive materials from CBN, says Yakubu


How Aviation Industry Averted N13bn Loss in One Day by Suspending Planned Industrial Action

ACSC: Lekki Port Will Checkmate Nigerias $14bn Annual Loss to Poor Infrastructure

Enugu Govt Shuns United Nigerias Plan to Establish Hub in Akanu Ibiam Airport

DRONETECX Creates Access for Africa to Tap into $150bn Drone Market

Enugu Govt Shuns United Nigerias Plan to Establish Hub in Akanu Ibiam Airport

Nigerian Student Buys Fake Turkish Airlines Ticket from Abuja Airport

NIPCO, Firm Sign Deals to Encourage More Gas-fired Vehicles

117,000 Jobs Lost in Nigeria’s Textile Industry in 26 Years, Says…

Airlines Lament as Fuel Scarcity Causes Flight Disruptions

2023: INEC to Finalise Document Guiding Elections Next Week

Following Threats by Islamic Extremists, Atiku Deletes Facebook, Twitter Posts Condemning…

2023 Polls: PDP’s Decision to Disregard Zoning Final for Me, Says Anyim

CSOs: Tensions over Economy, Insecurity, Strike May Threaten 2023 Polls

2023: Ambode’s Ally Submits Nomination Form to Challenge Sanwo-Olu in APC…

NANS Protest: ASUU Slams Senate President as Irresponsible over Comments

NDLEA Arrests 3,539 Suspects, Recovers 65,916kgs Drugs in Four Months

NSCDC Arrests Kwara Poly Student for Stealing Money, Gold Chain

Air Force Celebrates 58th Anniversary, Says Bombing Campaigns Have Degraded Terrorists

IGR: Ogun Warns LGs against Overburdening Investors with Tax

Emefiele: AGF, INEC, Honour Court Summons as PDP, Others Join Suit


Road to 2023: Northern aspirants intensify campaign for APC ticket

FG insists Malami, Amaechi, Emefiele, Ngige must resign

2023: US based Nigerian picks LPs N30m presidential nomination forms

INEC to partner EFCC to check campaign finance

Nigerians kick as Emefiele defies Buhari on resignation

FG woos investors to revamp Calabar, Kano Free Trade Zones

Nigerias e-payment transactions grew by N330tr in 2021 CBN

Scarcity: Weve paid N58bn bridging claims to oil marketers, says FG

Cost of bread now beyond reach of many Africans AfDB

FG to clamp down on indiscriminate use of drones, SCA violators

AFC unveils $2bn COVID-19 recovery facility for Africa

How I was abducted, released with N1,500 Ekweremadu

Mob kills student over alleged blasphemy in Sokoto

Ataga:Change of counsel stalls Chidinmas trial

Soldiers on rescue operation for missing officer in Taraba

Utako 6: ACourt asked to set aside conviction of Igbo traders

Navy boosts NDLEAs marine operations with boats, others

After 38 years, SSS removes Nigerian journalist from watchlist

Protesing students block highways in Ife, Nsukka

Road to 2023: Adopt Jonathan as consensus candidate or lose presidency, Pastor Prize Aluko warns APC

Utako 6: Appeal Court asked to set aside conviction of six Igbo traders

Manufacturers call for special fund to encourage local production


Information Minister explains FG’s financial interventions in health sector

Taraba Ambush: Troops embark on Search and Rescue for Missing Personnel

Banditry: NAF explains why there is relative peace in Niger, Kaduna, Zamfara

Navy boosts NDLEA’s Marine Operations with boats, equipment

Police, widow of killed tricycle operator trade words over his death

EFCC nabs YahooYahoo Academy owner, 16 ‘trainees’ in Abuja

2023: Follow me to the villa, I ‘ve never failed, Tinubu tells Kaduna delegates

17,727 victims of trafficking rescued, rehabilitated since 2003 ‘ NAPTIP Boss

Nigeria attains 64% financial inclusion, targets 95 in 2024 ‘ CBN Deputy Gov

I didn’t betray my People, I’m doing my best to reintegrate them into mainstream Politics, Orji Kalu replies Clark

Nigeria’s oil output drops 13.3% to 1.3 mbpd

Apongbon Bridge fire: Evicted traders beg FG, Sanwo-Olu for reconsideration at new site

Lady, 24, bags 7 years imprisonment for trafficking girls to Mali

JAMB officials hotel attack: Police invite 3 hotel staff members for interrogation

WHO decries increasing online marketing for alcohol

European countries vote to relocate WHO NCD office from Russia

OSGF orders SON to vacate Lekki office before June or be thrown out

Fallen 40-feet container crushes one, injures others in Lagos

Buhari to ASUU: Consider plight of Nigerian students, call off strike

Deltans enjoying peace and developments under Okowa -Oritsewinor

2023: Zoning will build trust in Nigeria project ‘ Fayemi

Buhari signs 3 anti-money laundering bills into law

2023: Buhari’s directive for political appointees to resign, right decision ‘ Mayor of Urhoboland

2023: We don’t care where presidential candidates come from ‘ ACF

APC fixes May 13 as deadline for submission of nomination forms


Sokoto Killing: Kukah Calls For Arrest Of Perpetrators

Kaduna Councilor Arrested On His Way To Supply Terrorists With AK-47

32 States, FCT Risk Flood Disasters

JUST-IN: Court Grants Bail To Detained PDP Guber Aspirant In Rivers

2023: Buhari Orders CBN Gov, Ambassadors, Other Appointees To Resign

Productivity Award, Moral Burden To Do More For Nigeria, Govt ‘ SGF

JUST-IN: Nigerian Female Pilot, 11 Others Die In Plane Crash

BREAKING: Federal Govt Withdraws Nigeria Basketball Team From Int’l Competitions


2023: Reject Buhari’s continuity of failure, Diaspora youth group urges Nigerians

Shipping now primary concern for African, Nigerian merchants ‘ SHiip co-founders

Nigerians anxious about my position can have heart attacks ‘ Emefiele

2023: AGF, INEC honour court cummons in Emefiele’s case, as PDP, others join suit

DSS not seeking Buhari’s tenure elongation ‘ Spokesperson

Buhari signs new bills into law to tackle money laundering, terrorism

Killing of Sokoto female student: Tambuwal orders investigation as Bishop Kukah, other Nigerians express outrage

2023 elections: INEC to adopt manual, electronic transmission of results


Intrigues stall special agro–industrial processing zones take off

Buhari appeals to ASUU, students

Global coalition moves against terrorists

INEC reconsidering safekeeping of ballot papers in CBN’s vaults

Appeal Court ruling: Parties must obey Electoral Act Section 84(12), says Senate

38 years after, SSS removes ex-NUJ chair Arogundade from watch list

Election 2023: INEC will be strict with implementation of law

Flood to pound Lagos, Delta, Kebbi, 32 other states

Ekweremadu recounts ordeal in kidnappers’s den

NUC presents provisional licences to 12 private varsities

Malami makes case for technology in justice delivery

Buhari signs laws to fight money laundering, terrorism

‘Farmers most neglected in decision, policy making’


Buhari’s aide mocks Jonathan’s supporters over claim ex-president couldn’t join APC

FG suspends basketball in Nigeria for two years

2023: I’ll engage 1 million personnel, reform police ‘ Kingsley Moghalu

Fuel queues resurface in Kaduna as IPMAN threatens strike

APC ticket: Even if one million aspirants contest, Tinubu will beat them ‘ Babachir Lawal

2023: Jonathan joins APC, accepts presidential form from Fulani group

Police officer injured during #EndSARS protest helps stranded motorist at night

EFCC arrests 36 ‘internet fraudsters’ in Imo


Mike Ezuruonye seals endorsement deal with Checkers Custard

How neighbour kidnapped, murdered 5-year-old girl in Bauchi

Tinubu’s ally, Senator Akanbi, seeks return to Senate

ALERT: Immigration Service is not recruiting – Board

How pilot daughter of ex-Nigerian Senator died in plane crash

Private universities now 111, as FG issues 12 new licences

Why Buhari will not investigate those obtaining N100m forms — Presidency

Abducted Abuja-Kaduna train victims: Pay ransom to terrorists, Gumi tells FG

Ahead of APC, PDP primaries: Naira crashes further as aspirants mop up dollars

After 38 years, SSS removes Nigerian journalist from watchlist

Councilor arrested with AK-47 near Kaduna Kidnappers’ den

Taraba attack: We are in search of missing personnel – Army

Southeast will boycott elections if APC, PDP deny us presidential tickets – Igbo group

Calls for Buhari’s tenure extension, a threat to democracy, national security – Olanipekun

FG launches app to tackle security challenges

2023: Nigeria needs tough decisions to survive – Saraki

JUST IN: Buhari begs ASUU to call off strike

Fun seekers killed as explosion rocks Kogi Beer parlour

Primaries: Give special consideration to youths, group tells PDP

Help Nigeria to free abducted train passengers, N/Assembly begs China

Minimum wage: Primary teachers shut schools in Enugu

4 killed in Benue community

Strike: Gambari meets ASUU today as students protest at APC secretariat

Civil war: ‘Buhari Boys’ protest 44 years of unpaid pension in Ibadan

Fuel scarcity: NMDPRA to shut filing stations hoarding fuel

Buhari’s aide mocks Jonathan’s supporters over defection


Abuja Chamber Of Commerce Registrar-General Selected As ICC, IBA Moot Court Competition Judge

Cleric charges Christians to participate in governance, peace building

Buhari signs money laundering, counter-terrorism bills into law

We must end banditry, Taskforce assures Abuja residents

FCTA starts operations end traffic jam

2023: Emefiele meets Buhari, tells Nigerians to expect news


CBN, others outline steps to curb fraud in payment industry

Why we’re investing in Nasarawa, by businesses

Nigeria shines as FT unveils Africa’s fastest-growing firms

April inflation seen rising on food, diesel price hikes

Interswitch investors to get $110m from I5% sell down


NDE Commences Demand-Driven Skills Training For Abia Women

2023: Tinubu Visits El-Rufai, Appreciates Kaduna APC Members

Darkness Eclipses Nigerian Basketball Following Withdrawal From International Competitions

Insecurity: We Must Get Over 15 Million Out-of-School Children Off Street ‘ OBJ

Emefiele: INEC Search For Alternative Location To Store Sensitive Materials

Former Minister’s Daughter, 11 Others Perish In Caverton Helicopters’ Crash


DRTS launches special operations to end traffic gridlock in FCT

Police launch investigation into bomb explosion in Kogi

Police declares war against traffic offenders in Adamawa

EndSars: Osun govt pays victims of police brutality N53.2m as compensation

Buhari renews fight against money laundering, terrorism, signs 3 bills into law

Revisit our request for constitutional role, monarchs beg Senate


ZLP to Buhari: Sack appointees who refuses to resign

Presidency: Clark, others betrayed South East, says Kalu

2023: I’m in presidential race to rescue Nigeria ‘Saraki

APC TO ASPIRANTS: Resign or forfeit nomination fees

2023: Southern PDP presidential aspirants jostle for VP slot

Remittance: Nigeria tops sub-Sahara Africa with $19.2bn

Consider students’ plight, call off strike, Buhari appeals to ASUU

PANDEF knocks PDP for jettisoning zoning

Naira falls to record N596/$1 at parallel market

13% derivation: Oil producing states share 474.676bn

LCCI warns FG over rising debt-to-revenue ratio

Fintech start-up emerges winner of U.S. tech pitch competition

NiMet: Flash floods, droughts increase SSA’s food insecurity


Emefiele’s foray into politics won’t compromise integrity of election materials ‘ INEC

Global coalition moves against ISIS, NSA Monguno seeks collaboration

2023 presidency: Lady aspirant pledges to tackle insecurity through technology

Treat Sokoto student’s killers as criminals, Kukah tells authorities

2023: AGF, INEC honour court summons in Emefiele’s suit, PDP in

CBN reiterates commitment to youth development as 2022 tennis tourney serves off

Amidst unending crisis, FG suspends basketball from international competitions

17,727 victims of trafficking rescued, rehabilitated in 19 years ‘ NAPTIPboss

Presidency: ‘DSS didn’t call for tenure elongation

Court jails 2 internet fraudsters in Calabar

NDE trains 80 Enugu women on tie/dye, bead making, perfumery

SGF inspects NCPC Pilgrims Heritage Camp House

COVID-19: Kogi trains recovery committees, others on restoration of values

NPHCDA chief wins National Productivity Order of Merit Award

Mob set female student ablaze in Sokoto over alleged blasphemy

Gas explosion claims one, scores injured in Kogi

NDDC committed to safety, security of staff ‘ Director

EFCC arraigns fake CSO to the president over N200m fraud

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