Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 17 May 2023  

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



US Reveals Four Dies In Security Advance Mission Team In Anambra

Investors gain N102.39bn on sustained bullish run

Procurement: Rivers emulates Lagos for better service delivery

Analysts: National blockchain policy’ll transform finance, other sectors

Buhari Returns To Abuja After Vacation In London

North Central Govs Never Commented On NASS Zoning ‘ Kwara Gov

Renovation Of National Assembly Complex Gulps Over N19bn ‘ FCDA

World Record: Gbajabiamila Celebrates Hilda Baci’s Tenacity


Bargain hunting lifts equity market by N102bn

Court strikes out racism suit against Seplat CEO

Strike: Doctors shun talks, medical tourism gulps $3bn in three years

Weakened naira pushing up Nigerias public debt -IMF

APC will return, Ganduje tells Kano residents

USSD debts: Telcos may charge customers for bank transfers

10th NASS: North-Central govs demanded inclusion, didnt reject zoning, says Wase

Agric sector vital for Nigerias economic prosperity IMF Country Representative

JUST IN: Motorcycle, car in Umahis convoy crash, kill three

Peacekeeping: Army dismisses corruption report as smear campaign

IBB University expels 23 students

Police searched Seun Kutis residence on warrant Lagos PPRO

Pay rise: Resident doctors begin warning strike Wed

Policemen storm Seun Kutis home, seize wifes phone Eyewitness

Ban import of goods Nigeria can produce, Mamora urges FG

Gunmen abduct FCTA staff, 14 others in Abuja

Stop paying lip service to flood control, Bayelsa tells FG


Senate Passes N876bn NDDC 2023 Budget

Presidency: Rising Inflation Not Peculiar to Nigeria, Challenge Global

FG Unveils Revised National Agricultural Seed Policy

Afenifere Hails Police, US Stance on May 29 Handover

Mamora Canvasses Ban on Foreign Goods That Can Be Produced in Nigeria

National Assembly Complex Renovation Gulped N19bn, Says FCDA

Alleged Racism: Court Strikes Out Suit against Seplat’s CEO, Brown, Omiyi, Others

MAN Demands Rescinding of 2023 Fiscal Policy Measures

Aregbesola: FG to Procure Aircraft for Fire-fighting in Six Geopolitical Zones

Senate Passes Independent Candidacy Bill, Transmits to Buhari for Assent

May 29: Security Forces Ramp Up Raids on Terror Enclaves

Doctors to FG: We Won’t Guarantee Industrial Peace After May 29

FG Approves Abuja Cosmopolitan University, 36 Others

Senate Passes N876bn NDDC 2023 Budget

Arewa Youths: Naira Redesign Policy Has Reduced Banditry, Terrorism

Ahmed Calls on EITI to Respect Sovereignty of Member Nations

Buhari Back in Abuja After a Two-Week Stay in London

NDLEA: Why We Resorted to Behind Closed Doors Trial in Abba Kyari’s Case

Police Arraign Seun Kuti, Seek Court Order to Detain Him for 21 Days

NGO Advocates Self-Regulation, Technology as Best Approach to Ending Fake News


Senatorsll decide your fate, APC chairman tells Akpabio

Deputy speakership: Kalu faces fresh hurdle as coalition wants slot zoned to Ebonyi

Therell be no 388 fictitious polling units in 2023, Imo PDP tells Uzodimma

FG, Delta State sign MoU on hosting of National Youth Games

Napoli locks Osimhen in hotel room for 3 days

NNPCs post PIA implementation strategies to create value for stakeholders

Sadiq Umar returns to training after 247 days

How corrupt practices, human factors hamper VIN valuation policy Farinto, ANLCA acting President

Fight against piracy: Judiciary has role to play CJN

How export processing terminals, call-up systemsll facilitate cargo shipment

AIG pleads with Oba of Benin over police misconduct, seeks better working relationship

Herdsmen kill 10 in Benue

Dont de-market Rivers by shoddy treatment of Corps members Wike

37 bag first class degrees as IBB university


Colombia searching Amazon for missing plane crash passengers

Tinubu’s loyalists move to pacify critics in Yorubaland

Rivers: Police arrest suspected kidnappers, armed robbers

Cadet’s death: Two EFCC officials face dismissal

Traders, residents lament poor state of Olodi Apapa road

NDLEA gets new commander for Imo, Abia, Anambra zone

22 Nigerian junior athletes get U.S. scholarships, Okowa hosts team

Sports Ministry, Delta sign four-year National Youth Games MoU

FG launches revised National Agricultural Seed Policy

Manufacturers flay excise duty increase, call for suspension

Stakeholders canvass AfCFTA implementation to grow local talents, region’s economy

Spyware attacks on organisations up by 14.6% in Nigeria

Controversy over N120b USSD debts as service interruption continues

Buhari will be remembered for his giant strides in youth development- Aisha Buhari

Cash App Founder Bob Lee Allegedly Having Affair with Alleged Killer’s Married Sister

Graduates benefit from Nile University’s Employability Initiatives

Two EFCC officials face dismissal over fight for suspect items leading to death of cadet

Cleanup of oil-polluted Nigerian state would cost $12 bn: report


DSS, Police, military raid terrorists’ hideouts in Kano, Kaduna, recover arms

2 EFCC officials allegedly kill colleague over suspect’s items

Gunmen kill 4 US officials in Anambra

Nigeria needs new international airport in Lagos ‘ FAAN

FG establishes 13 metropolitan fire stations across Nigeria

10th NASS inauguration: Come early, avoid Saraki-like coup, Adamu tells Akpabio, Barau, others

Court: 20 lawyers to help candidates retrieve mandates pro bono ‘ Lagos LP

Non application of media ethics will crumble Nigeria’s democracy, HURIWA warns

Police deny killing of four US citizens in Anambra

Ohaneze cautions impostors against using its name for public statements

Defeat of banditry, insurgency my topmost priority ‘ COAS

Unfair for South to occupy leadership of all arms of govt’ Yari

10th NASS: 107 Reps-elect from opposition are with us ‘ Abbas

I don’t know about APC zoning formula, only want to be Senate President ‘ Yari

Stop dependence on oil, diversify revenues, Okonjo-Iweala urges govs-elect

Saint Obi, wife, siblings and deep cut from knife on his left eye

Romance Scam: Court convicts ‘Yahoo Boy’ for impersonating US Air force officer

Guinea Passport: Group files fresh suit to stop Tinubu’s swearing-in


N22.7trn Ways And Means: Crisis Brews In Reps Over $15m Executive Largesse

FFS Moves To Tackle Alarming Fire Outbreaks

NSA, IGP To Governors-elect: Tackle Poverty, Unemployment

12 Days To Go: Tinubu, Kwankwaso Discuss Govt Of National Unity In France

Assault: Court Remands Seun Kuti In Police Custody

Gunmen Kill Family Of 7 In Benue, Abduct 14 Others In Abuja

NERC To Revoke Kaduna DisCo Licence Over N93.42bn Debt

Wema Bank SMEs School To Improve Management Skills For Business Owners

2 EFCC Operatives On Trial Over Death Of Colleague

2023 Polls: Frank Commends US Over Visa Ban On Riggers

Alleged Assault: Court Remands Seun Kuti In Police Custody


Commuters stranded as bridge linking Delta to Bayelsa, Rivers caves In

Build coalition, create movement to push for your rights, Minister charges women

Speakership race: Tinubu yet to endorse any aspirant as Speaker ‘ Gagdi

Confusion in US’, American Guterman slams Biden’s govt over conflicting reports on 2023 elections

Seun Kuti to remain in police detention for next 48 hours

Don’t disappoint your fellow Nigerians, Akeredolu tells Corps members

Anambra PDP lawmaker returns to APGA

North Central govs haven’t made comments on NASS zoning ‘ Kwara Gov

Defeating insurgency, banditry our priority ‘ Chief of Army Staff

Drug abuse: NDLEA operatives arrest 55 males, 30 females at club in Kano

Guinness World Record commences review of Hilda’s cooking feat

Traditional rulers, Council Chairmen urged to sensitize communities ahead 2023 flooding

INEC ad-hoc staff protest non-payment of allowances in Anambra

FG launches revised national agricultural seed policy

Afenifere hails Yoruba elders over move to reconcile Tinubu, Bode George


Women will be well represented in my administration, Tinubu promises

‘Senate’s action on NDDC budget stalling’

‘Governorship election petitions should terminate at Appeal Court’

Buhari returns from London

Mamora: we’ve developed medicines, treatments for sickle cell

Coalition rises against fake news, preaches objectivity

Lagos RTEAN insists on returning to office

Tariff raise threatens manufacturing business, MAN warns

Poll petition: INEC, President-elect oppose live telecast

What Tinubu should do on security, by IG, DSS, NSA

Service to battle fire disasters with aircraft

Aircraft registration in Nigeria rose from 175 to 358 in eight years

Neveah increases commercial paper target to N20b

U.S. mission officials feared killed in Anambra

APC urges senators to avoid 2015 fiasco

Four US embassy officials feared killed in Anambra

Appeal Court dismisses Nwajuba’s ‘frivolous’ motion against Tinubu’s candidacy

Retrace your steps, NADECO tells anti-inauguration elements

Court admits Bauchi cleric to N1m bail

Man dies inside well in Kano

Gunmen kill 37 in Plateau community

North in self-imposed educational backwardness – Adamu


Labour Party crisis: CNPP urges warring factions to close ranks

10th Speakership: Heed to Akeredolu, Stakeholders’ advice ‘ Group Urges APC, Tinubu

Declaration of Tinubu cannot stand test of Law ‘ Diaspora group declares

Punish, not reward anti party elements in Bauchi 2023 elections -APC Youth group

Debt: Shehu Sani asks Tinubu to probe Buhari’s govt

Our Coalition will determine the next Reps Speaker, says Betara

Guber poll: Some persons stockpiling arm to cause mayhem in Kogi East ‘ Makama


Fleeing gunmen send farmer on errand in FCT community

Ortom constructs 200km rural roads in 8 years

4 injured as car hits police vehicle, tricycle in Suleja

Kano man sets ex-girlfriend’s house on fire for dumping him

AU, UNESCO, others want African govts to respect freedom of expression

Nigeria’s economy yet to bounce back after COVID-19

More gas use to revive industries in Kano, others ‘ NMDPRA

NEITI decries low operating revenue, reviews act

NIMASA gets Abuja office building after 30 years

NNPC acquired 30% of petrol retail market to protect Nigerians ‘ Kyari

Dankwambo: How Ex-Gov Who Forgot He Had Left Power Missed His Flight While Seeking VIP Treatment

Gov’t Needs To Ban Foreign Goods Nigerians Can Produce – Mammora

Switch To Gas Will Revive Ailing, Moribund Industries In Kano, Others – NMDPRA

10th NASS Leadership: Why APC Must Review Zoning Formula – N/Central Women Leader

National Assembly Approves Independent Candidacy For Elections

10th NASS: We Are Not Ingrates, Ohanaeze Youths Tell APC To Ignore Orji Uzor Kalu

Police Reveal How Murdered US Embassy Staff Were Burnt By Hoodlums


Gunmen abduct FCTA staff, 14 others in Abuja

Government of National Competence, Zoning and the Making of Democratic Ideology in Nigerias Democracy: A Projective Case of the 10th National Assembly.

DSS, other security agencies raid terrorists hideouts in Kaduna, Kano

Borno women group express optimism as military intensifies operations

N800m Oil Drilling Pipes: Rivers Govt takeovers case against ex-Anambra guber aspirant


Nigerians steer away from cars on tariff hike, FX scarcity

Funding options for Nigerians who want to buy cars

Stock market gains N109bn as investors resume bargain hunting

The untold story of the world’s most resilient currency

Nigeria election: The mystery of the altered results in disputed poll ‘ BBC

Nigeria’s troubled waters: Tinubu has a lot to do

Nigeria’s onshore oil output dips as IOCs hold sway in offshore

Nigeria’s 17million housing deficit data is baseless ‘ Fashola

There is no constitutional process to delay Tinubu’s inauguration on May 29 ‘ Agbakoba

Residents face real risk of living near Dangote Refinery

Hurdles before world’s largest single-train refinery


Finally, Senate Passes N876bn 2023 NDDC Budget

British MP, Report Slam Oil Firms, Allege Environmental Genocide In Bayelsa

9th Assembly Did What Previous Assemblies Couldn’t Achieve ‘ Taiwo

Nigerians Must Be Politically Matured To Accept Election Results ‘ Osifo

CAC Boss Reiterates Commitment To Quality Customer Service

Bitcoin’s Price Drop Causes 57,000 Leveraged Liquidations Among Traders

Court Strikes Out Petition Against Seplat

LASU Adopts Hybrid Teaching For Lecture Room Comfort

NEITI Well-positioned To Shape Govt Policies In Energy Sector ‘ FG

Labour, Civil Societies Threaten Mass Action Over May 29 Inauguration Of President-elect, Tinubu

Abba Kyari: Why We Opted For Behind Closed Door Trial ‘ NDLEA

Despite Lack Of Funds, Govt Is Accelerating Infrastructure Delivery In Abuja ‘ FCDA

Northern Nigeria Experiencing Self-Imposed Educational Backwardness ‘ Adamu

Gunmen Kill Nine In Benue

We Are United, Focused On Minority Responsibilities ‘ Faction Minority Caucus


Criminal merchants returning Plateau to dark days ‘ Lalong

Nigeria needs $12bn to cleanup oil pollution ‘ Report

Oil prices downturn on recession fears ‘ IEA

Petroleum ministry distances self from illegal bunkering committee

Oil, gas industry contract value plunges by 48% in Q1 2023 ‘ GlobaData

Equity market sustains bullish run, gains N111bn

N40m fraud: Judge sets July 13 for close of defence

Buhari announces fresh appointment, few days to May 29 handover

Bayelsa: British MP, report allege environmental genocide, slam oil firms

Drama as court bars Journalists, lawyers from covering Abba Kyari’s trial

37 Babangida varsity Lapai students bag first class degree

48 hours after arrest, court grants Seun Kuti bail

2023 poll: Activist commends US over Visa ban on election riggers

HURIWA slams Sahara Reporters over report on Buratai

Incoming administration must prioritise workers’ welfare ‘ Etim

40,000 people die annually in road accidents in Nigeria ‘ FRSC

We’re against truncating peace in Taraba, says Tiv association president

Nigerian scientists redirect research to address problems in Nigeria

Don’t use non-sugar sweeteners for weight control, WHO warns

Fire disasters: FG unveils best Fire Service academy in Africa


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