Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 1 June 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


The successful reign of Queen Elizabeth

Ukraine calls for Macron visit before French EU presidency ends

Gunmen kill 24 in anglophone Cameroon, says mayor

Ex-Tory leader predicts UK’s Johnson to face confidence vote

Buhari’s ‘choice’ of presidential candidate unsettles APC governors

NHRC, CSO condemn ‘killing’ at Kano APC primary

Obaseki, APC disagree over land-grabbing

Court grants Okorocha N500m bail in alleged N2.9b fraud suit

Fresh hurdles for Atiku as suit seeks disqualification, queries citizenship

Malnutrition scare as price of eggs rises beyond average households

FG strengthens community pharmacies to achieve COVID-19 vaccination target

Negotiation with Abuja-Kaduna train abductors may save victims, says Gumi

Shooting of The Nation’s correspondent in Osun is an act of aggression, terrorism, says HURIWA

Pensioners protest, demand unpaid allowances in Umuahia

Biafra Day: Hoodlums chase out traders, pupils, students

Security operatives arrest man with human hand in Zamfara

Methodist Church paid N100m for my release, says Prelate

 SDP shuts door to Tinubu as Ikeyina picks presidential ticket

How a three-horse race turned one-man show in Lagos APC primary

Talks advance for Ekweremadu to join APC

Why I relinquished my guber ticket, by Bauchi SSG

Three Nigerians nabbed in INTERPOL-led ‘Operation Killer Bee

NSCDC arrests 18 suspects, recovers 81 trucks at illegal AGO refinery

Ukraine calls for Macron visit before French EU presidency ends

FG hopeful of $176 billion from modernisation of Customs operations

Worries over Nigeria’s continuous dependence on fossil fuels

Inadequate government policies fueling low health insurance penetration

FG strengthens community pharmacies to achieve COVID-19 vaccination target

Negotiation with Abuja-Kaduna train abductors may save victims, says Gumi

Shooting of The Nation’s correspondent in Osun is an act of aggression, terrorism, says HURIWA

Nigeria’s crude oil production increases by 70,000bpd ‘ Reuters Survey

Gunmen kill 24 in anglophone Cameroon, says mayor


FG sends 640 soldiers on peacekeeping duties amid insecurity

Buhari embarks on eighth foreign trip in five months

Okorocha gets bail, leaves EFCC custody

UTME: JAMB probes technical hitches, biometric failure

Presidency: Search for strong consensus candidate, Buhari directs APC govs

US denies spreading Monkeypox through Nigerian labs

2,334 domestic violence cases in four months worrisome Lagos govt

Okada ban begins today, Lagos deploys more boats

Bauchi PDP gov candidate resigns, paves way for Mohammed

Well prevent vote-buying in Ekiti gov election INEC

JUST IN: Okorocha released, arrives Transcorp for presidential screening

Screening: Ill be addressing Nigerians next as APC candidate, Lawan says

Telcos blame govs, others as ICTs GDP contribution tumbles

Nigeria, others face high risk of food crisis -Report

CBN retains 5% interest rate for power sector, others

Power sometimes gulps 40% of our production costs Manufacturers

FG appoints Nasarawa gov into digital economy council

Startup index: Nigeria ranks 61st globally, 2nd in Africa

SAN challenges CBN over dollar trading in Nigeria

Violent party primaries, setback for democracy

Akwa Ibom prophet allegedly rapes 13-year-old student seeking prayers

Couple, three children die, Lagos police suspect generator fumes

Plateau worker killed during street fight, police nab suspects family

Ebonyi police kill three suspected hoodlums in military uniform

Lagos worker loses hand in factory accident, firm blames victim

Protesting tanker drivers shut road for two days, Kogi gov kicks

Anambra hoodlums chase pupils from school, police tackle gang

Four-year-old girl falls into well, drowns in Kano

Password-stealing malware attacks rise by 146.65% in Nigeria Report

Getting two votes at PDP primary was surprising, I thought I would score zero Shehu Sani

Kidnappers showed us decomposing bodies, church paid N100m ransom Methodist Prelate

Lagos intl airport runway lights collapse, pilots warn FAAN

Were helpless, abducted train passengers families lament

FG partnering WHO, US agency, to curb monkeypox spread

Okonjo-Iweala: Triggering the next global health crisis

COVID-19: FG partners community pharmacies on effective vaccination


Buhari Meets Governors, Moves to Choose Successor, Still Consulting

2022: Your Votes will Count, Yakubu Assures Ekiti Electorate

FG Seeks Vaccine to Halt Spread of Monkeypox Disease

Buhari Leads 11-man Delegation on State Visit to Spain

TETFund Intervention Projects in Benue Varsity Hits N7bn, Says Pro-Chancellor

Low Fixed Income Yields Lift Stock Market by N6.27trn in Five…

Online Scam: Three Nigerians Arrested in Interpol Operation

PDP to Present Certificate of Return to Atiku, Others Today

NDLEA: 3349.25kg of Banned Substances Seized in Five Months

APC Appeal C’ttee Says Lagos Guber Primary Free, Fair, Peaceful

Ortom Seeks UK Delegation’s Support to Pressurise FG to End Insurgency

In Third Anniversary Celebration, Makinde Shares Scorecard, Says Govt Policies Yielding…

Okorocha Meets Bail Conditions, Makes APC Presidential Screening as Exercise Ends

Tinubu Made His Wealth Selling Rice, Chemicals, Says Campaign Organisation

Obaseki: We’re Enhancing Access to Quality Healthcare in Edo

Atiku: Omokri Attacks Fani-Kayode, Says Ex-minister Displaying Multiple Personalities

Completed Voter Registration Exceeds 6m as INEC Suspends Online Application

Court Sends Prophet to Correctional Home for Raping 13-year-old in…

NUJ Calls for CP’s Removal as Police Shoot Journalist, Student…

Assessing Critical Sectors of the Buhari Administration

Credit to Private Sector Reached All-time High of N37.13trn in April

Namibia Pushes for Improved Bilateral Relationship with Nigeria

Bauchi PDP Set to Conduct Fresh Governorship Primary, as Candidate Withdraws…

APC Committee Screens Osinbajo, Bello, Lawan, Others

Methodist Prelate Speaks on Abduction, Says N100m Ransom Paid to Kidnappers…

Buhari Begs APC Governors to Allow Him Choose Successor

Clark Calls for Ayu’s Resignation over Atiku’s Emergence as PDP Presidential…

FG, IFAD, Disburse Agro Inputs to 958 Farmers to Boost Rice Production


Why North opposes restructuring Sagay

Tinubu has capacity to rescue Nigeria from sinking further Akintelure

Kebbi: APC guber aspirants agents endorsed primary results Yakubu

Primary: Buhari meets govs, gives hint of preferred successor

Search for Atikus running mate widens in South East

Nigerias crude oil production rises by 70,000bpd -Reuters

CAN issues 7-day ultimatum for arrest of Islamic clerics inciting religious crisis in Taraba

Niger Delta APC group urges Buhari to inaugurate NDDC board

Lagos okada ban: No cause for alarm over enforcement, govt tells residents

Nigerian envoy receives newly acquired Naval ship in Gabon

Lagos okada ban: No need for any anxiety over enforcement govt tells residents

Monkeypox: FG suspends import of wild animals, sales of bush meat

AIbom APC crisis:more fmr guber aspirants queue behind Akan Udofia

India, Pakistan, Egypt to replicate Nigerias model to tackle corruption

Monkeypox not generated in Nigerian laboratory, says NCDC


COVID-19: 18 million Nigerians fully vaccinated so far,says FG

TETFund blames slow pace of work in projects to cost of materials, COVID-19,others

Nigeria has no laboratories where Monkeypox Virus is generated, says NCDC

2023: Muslim Scholars reject Atiku, insist on Yoruba-Muslim Presidency

GUBER ELECTION:’Calls for cancellation of Sokoto APC primary mischievous

3 killed in cult attack in Ilorin

Unintended Gestation:19% of teenage girls are pregnant ‘ NPC

Igbo communities beg Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu to them

Nigeria has no laboratory where monkeypox virus is generated ‘ NCDC

Crisis erupts in Benue APC over direct guber primaries

Okada ban: Lagos deploys enforcement squad to rid state of menace

[PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES] Buhari’s sucker punch to APC govs: I’ll pick my successor

PDP’s gov’ship candidate in Bauchi withdraws from race

Okorocha appears before APC Presidential Screening C’ttee

Again, APC Govs meet over Buhari’s successor

2023: Jonathan’s fate sealed as Okorocha’s hangs in the balance

Labour Party members in Ekiti defect en-masse to APC

Buhari’s 12-point speech that jolted APC governors

Crisis rock Adamawa APC over Senatorial primaries

PDP Presidential Primary Election: Resign now as National Chairman ‘ Clark to Ayu

UPDATED: Buhari to discuss extradition, transfer of convicted persons, others in Spain

Foreign capital inflow rises 60% to $610m, outflow rises faster

AfCFTA: Nigeria must focus on $10m export advantage ‘ SSA to Buhari

Banks’ credit to govt surges 17.7% to N16.6trn, MPC expresses concern

How IMF gave Nigeria $6.8 b in two years ‘ Resident Rep

AfCTA: FG pushes for insurance sector protection

Forex regulation forcing exporters to cut corners ‘Obiora Madu

Stock market upbeat despite profit taking, investors gain N596bn

Banks’ earnings rise faster than economy growth rate

Dangote wins Africa’s most admired brand award for 5 consecutive years

Understanding consumer behaviour, their impatience and expectations

Why Buhari will not hand over Nigeria to a corrupt leader ‘ Sen Kabiru Gaya

How my dad’s neighbour repeatedly defiled me’, 14-year-old girl tells court

Businessman, wife, 3 children found dead inside Lagos apartment

Money, not ideology, will drive the next elections

US-controlled lab: Nigeria has no laboratories where monkeypox virus is generated ‘ NCDC

Court jails Chinese two years for Naira mutilation

We used escort in delivering bike, phones tokidnappers for my sister’s release’ Brother

Terrorists abduct students, travellers on Birnin Gwari road, burn vehicles

US-controlled lab: Nigeria has no laboratories where monkeypox virus is generated ‘ NCDC

Hunters kill Boko Haram Commander, Deputy in Borno clash, recover 1 AK47 rifle, motorcycle

Bauchi PDP sets to conduct fresh guber primary election

Thugs destroy Federal government housing scheme in Ondo

How my dad’s neighbour repeatedly defiled me’, 14-year-old girl tells court


NSCDC Arrests 19 Suspects, 81 Vehicles At Illegal Oil Storage Site In Lagos

3 Killed As Security Operatives Invade IPOB/ESN Camp In Ebonyi

Federal Govt Distributes ATM Cards To Household Uplifting Programme Beneficiaries

Man Killed In Ebonyi Drinking Joint

PDP Presents Certificate Of Return To Atiku Today

We Paid N100m Ransom To Free Methodist Prelate ‘ Lagos CAN Chair

BREAKING: Bauchi PDP Gov’ship Candidate Steps Down

Clark To Ayu: Resign Now, You’re Unfit To Be PDP Chairman

Gemade Seeks Cancellation Of Benue APC Guber Primaries

Kaduna Assembly Suspends LG Chairmen Over Alleged Misappropriation Of Funds

JUST-IN: Police Shoot Journalist, 2 Others During Protest In Osun

Presidential Primary: Allow Our Interests To Converge, Buhari Tells APC Govs


Osun APC primaries: Members protest at Government House, refuse to sign results

Allow me to choose my successor, Buhari tells APC, governors

In three years, my govt has attracted over N23bn agribusiness investments ‘ Makinde

Bandits abduct scores of travellers, students on Birnin Gwari highway, group raises alarm

Oyo commences new C of O scheme, prescribes new fees for residential, commercial, agric landowners

Miyetti Allah announces killing of four members, 60 missing cows in Anambra

Monkeypox: FG directs hunters, bushmeat sellers to discontinue business


Orphans should aspire to greater heights’

Firm, poultry association make case for dietary diversity in children

Expert seeks working market system for farmers

NMA demands NCDC ‘s action on containment

Oni, APC clash over N183m severance package for appointees

Lagos to home owners: keep estates in good condition

Falana decries use of foreign currencies for transactions

Insecurity intolerable, MUSWEN tells Fed Govt

Monkeypox: Fed Govt bans sale, consumption of bush meat

Obi possesses right attributes to lead Nigeria, says Otti

ICAN to float university, post graduate programmes


It’s a demonic lie’ ‘ BBNaija’s Pere denies alleged affair with Kogi governor’s wife

Online scamming: 3 Nigerians arrested in INTERPOL Operation Killer Bee

N3.1bn money laundering: Court grants Okorocha N500m bail

ASUU strike: Buhari’s govt irresponsible ‘ Orji Kalu

Investment in FGN securities profitable, risk-free ‘ DMO

Tinubu faces screening, explains why he is most qualified

NAFDAC nabs businessman Obinna Igbo for importation of fake drug


Okada ban: Lagos Govt  dismisses anxiety as enforcement takes effect

PDP leaders divided over Atiku’s running mate

World MS Day: Nigeria has only 80 registered neurologists – Experts

Edo hospitals short of doctors — Obaseki

TETFund intervention in Benue Varsity now N7bn, says Pro-Chancellor

Bello directs authority to reopen Lokoja -Abuja highway barricaded by tanker drivers

‘Atiku’s emergence has sealed PDP’s victory in 2023’

APC Screening: ‘Tinubu queried on upbringing, educational, professional background’

Buhari expected to announce choice of successor soon

7th Anniversary: Let’s remain united, Okowa urges Deltans

Oyegun-led committee grills Tinubu, Umahi, Amaechi, Badaru, others

‘Smoking kills 29,000 Nigerians annually’

Abducted Methodist prelate, others freed

Assailants’ children found as Abuja-Kaduna train attackers issue fresh threat

Imo traders defy IPOB’s sit-at-home, open stores

Tambuwal moves to run for senate after stepping down for Atiku

Citizenship: Fresh suit seeks Atiku’s disqualification

CJN’s sons win APC, PDP tickets for N/Assembly seats

Bauchi PDP to conduct fresh gov’ship primary after Gov Bala loses presidential ticket

How sons of CJN clinched PDP, APC tickets for National Assembly contest

Buhari told us kind of presidential candidate he wants – Gov Sule

CSOs seek extension of CVR

Ekiti 2022: INEC promises credible poll

No first term Senator can match my record – Ifeanyi Ubah

2023 Presidency: Why Atiku is not a threat to APC – Katsina gov’ship candidate

Kano APC guber primaries: NHRC probes alleged killing of three


COVID-19 vaccination: NPHCDA mobilises over 6000 community pharmacists

COVID-19 vaccine made me stronger, healthier, says 53-yrs-old community leader

TETFund expends N7bn in Benue Varsity Pro-Chancellor

Bagudu wins APC senatorial ticket with 445 votes as Aliero withdraws

NCC, stakeholders partner on effective telecoms regulation, industry growth

WHO to assist Tobacco farmers switch to alternative crops


Buhari asks governors to respect his choice of successor

Five things to know to start your Wednesday

Canada announces plans to tighten gun ownership laws

Monkeypox: UK warns against sex as cases pass 100

Tunisia to slash public sector pay to unlock IMF loan

How Nigeria’s debt service cost jumped in 2021

Debt service: Nigeria edges closer to Lebanon crisis

External reserves slide to lowest in seven months

IMF: Nigeria to pay N6trn for oil subsidies in 2022


Lagos Govt Dismisses Anxiety Over Okada Ban

NUJ Urges Redeployment Of CP Over Shooting Of Journalist, Two Others

Atiku’s Emergence Is God’s Divine Arrangement For PDP To Win In 2023 ‘ Odeyemi

Any Nigerian Who Supports APC In 2023 Doesn’t Mean Well For Our Country ‘ Ologbondiyan

Dangote Refinery Will Promote Competition Of Local Refining In Africa


Presidential primaries: Consensus option likely as Buhari, APC govs meet in Aso Rock over convention

CVR: INEC registers 10.2m Nigerians as at Monday, May 30

Zamfara: SUBEB trains primary school pupils on farming, animal rearing

Navy offers free medical services to 2,000 residents in Calabar

Abuja-Lokoja Highway reopens, 16 hours after blockade

Ondo govt trains 100 youths in fish farming


Hunters kill B’Haram commander, deputy in Sambisa forest

LASG dismisses anxiety over Okada ban

Fish out officers who shot at journalist, citizen ‘ Oyetola directs police boss

JUST IN: Policeman, three gunmen killed in Ebonyi

Monkeypox: FG bans sale of bush meat across the country

Methodist Church not security agents nor IPOB facilitated my release -Prelate Uche

Nigerian Army to engaged ex-service men in fighting Boko Haram, other security challenges

APC Primary: Mustapha withdraws petition against Sanwo-Olu emergence, backs gov, Tinubu

2023: Allow me choose my successor, Buhari urges APC govs

2023: Allow me choose my successor, Buhari urges APC govs

Three Nigerians arrested in India for duping over 1,000 people on matrimonial sites

Pressurise FG to end insurgency, Ortom tells UK parliament

Clark to Ayu: Resign now, you are no longer fit to lead PDP

Alleged Fraud: Court admits Okorocha to N500m bail

Akwa Ibom, firm ink 732MW power plant pact

Experts’ lamentations over 40m Nigerian charcoal users

Nigeria’s mining, steel sectors get int’l attention

10 cities in north to record over 40C temperature for three days ‘ NiMET

Nigerians urged to embrace alternative energy sources

2003: Ekweremadu set to join APC after high level discussions with party

Aggrieved Ogun APC members kick against alleged imposition of candidate


N2.9bn: Hours after securing bail, Rochas Okorocha shows up at APC presidential screening venue

Reports of monkeypox outbreak origin, fabrication ‘ US

APC Convention: I have no problem with consensus arrangement ‘ Lawan

Tax from ICT firms fall by 43% in 3 months ‘ NBS report

Digital firm campaigns for more girls to embrace ICT

N3.1bnmoney laundering:Court grants Okorocha N500m bail, faces trial Nov 7

Zamfara pays 2022 NECO fees for students

2022 guber poll: 1,000 LP members join APC in Ekiti

Katsina lawmaker protests, vows to sue APC over primaries’ result

2023: Nwobodo emerges Enugu Accord guber candidate

Arrest clerics calling for’ religious war in Taraba immediately, CAN block tells Buhari, security agencies

Again, plane crashes, all passengers on board dead

2023: ADC ‘ll rescue Nigeria, set for special convention ‘ Nwosu

APC primary: Cross River aspirant threatens legal action over vote allocation in absentia

Kastina: 2023 elections ‘ll be freest, difficult to rig ‘ Gov’shp candidate, Radda

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