Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 18 May 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Blinken: Attack on US Convoy in Anambra May Not Have Been Pre-targeted at Our Mission

NESG: Dangote Refinery Will Create $21bn Market for Nigerian Crude Oil

US Secretary, Blinken, Calls Tinubu, Tasks Him on Inclusive Leadership

FEC Approves $4.7bn for Developmentof Ondo, Snake Island, Burutu Ports

FG Clears Air on Siemens Power Deal, Says 80% Equipment Delivered In-country

Bayelsa Seeks Upward Review of 13% Derivation Formula

FCTA Begins Payment of 40% Salary Increase for Workers

Buhari Writes House, Seeks Approval for $800m Loan, Passage of Federal Fire Service Bill

Buhari, Emmanuel Mourn Methodist Church’s Prelate Emeritus, Mbang

How Stolen Crude Oil-Laden Barge, Truck, Suspects Were Seized in Delta

Senate Asks CBN to Release$717.4m Trapped Airlines’ Funds

Lamidi Apapa Escapes Lynching at Appeal Court, Seeks Obi’s Intervention in Party Crisis

WHO Urges Multi-faceted Approach to Tackle Hypertension

Akpabio at NNPP, LP Secretariats, Seeks Support for Senate Presidency Bid

Guinean Passport: Advocacy Group Seeks Tinubu’s Investigation, Prosecution


Montana becomes first US state to ban TikTok

IMF urges removal of trade barriers in Africa

N2.7bn saved from demurrages in two years, says NSC

Russian air strikes rock Ukraine after grain deal

NMDPRA urges industries to embrace gas

Oil prices stable as US reserves rise

Hardship drove migrants back to Nigeria -NBS

Terminal operator invests $440m in Apapa ports

NOA applauds Hilda Bassey, urges students to emulate her values

Buhari inaugurates N21bn presidential medical centre Friday

Worlds oldest Hebrew Bible sells for $38 million

NDDC pledges judicious use of N876bn budget

100 healthcare innovators compete for NLNG prize

Forgery: LP seeks evidence to disqualify Enugu governor-elect

Uncertainty as Nigeria Air fails to fly 11 days to Buharis handover

2,000 athletes for Onitsha Marathon

Probe presidency, other public officials, Matawalle tells EFCC

Emeritus Methodist prelate, Mbang, dies at 86

Strike: Negotiations ongoing with Resident doctors FG

FCT traffic agency rues 15,000 unclaimed drivers licence

Extrajudicial killings: Court grants Anambra whistleblower bail

Group writes IG, warns against bias in Seun Kutis probe


Obi tells tribunal how INEC denied him access to materials in Rivers, Sokoto, others

Pandemonium in court as LP factions clash

Why live coverage should be refused Tinubu

Senate Presidency: Akpabio takes campaign to NNPP, LP

Dont create rift between labour, President-elect, TUC warns Onanuga

Why PDP won Delta guber poll Okubor, Chief Strategist, Delta State Government

Nigerian triple jump champion convicted in US for rape

Atiku fumes as Blinken,Tinubu discuss stronger US-Nigeria ties

IPOB raises alarm over razing of members houses, properties

Skeletal services at hospitals as doctors begin warning strike

Apapa Port access bridge caves in, causes gridlock

Hypertension: self-medication, consumption of unprescribed drugs deadly-patients warned

FG, Nile University sign MoU Aerospace Varsity

CBN partners Benson Idahosa University on eNaira policy

FEC approves Aviation Leasing Company, others


Court remands lady for assaulting police officer

Five corps members escape from abductors in Rivers

IOM appeals for $209m to urgently respond to Sudan crisis

Nine dead, Grand Prix cancelled after flooding devastates northern Italy

Nigeria hits Ghana today as WAFU B Girls Cup of Nations begins Saturday

Customs intercepts N1.8b tramadol from India, Pakistan at Lagos Airport

MTN activates 5G in 13 cities, says no plan to shut down lower networks

Stanbic IBTC’s financial technology subsidiary starts operation

Brain drain fuelling shortage of oncologists, says research institute’s boss

Experts charge W/Africa to explore regional market, lobby for right policies

Buhari ignore critics, seeks House approval for $800m loan

Okowa seeks N71 billion supplementary budget approval few days to end of tenure

Resident doctors slam FG for saying five-day warning strike illegal

I challenged APC for not giving Osinbajo presidential ticket, says Peter Obi

Prince Harry, Meghan In ‘Near Catastrophic’ Car Chase


IPAC to commence post-mortem review of 2023 general election

Suspected kidnappers kill 1, abduct 3 in Kwara ‘ Police

Methodist Church announces passing of late Prelate Sunday Mbang

FG to generate N369bn from Abuja, Kano airport concession

World Bank reassures of continuous support for Nigeria

NARD Strike: Consultants, Nurses attend to patients at UITH

Lamido Apapa is meddlesome interloper ‘ NLC

Senate Presidency: Akpabio, Barau, others storm NNPP, LP Secretariat

Soludo condemns killing of US embassy staff, vows to smoke out perpetrators

10th NASS Leadership: Tension as APC NWC throws contest open

Live Broadcast: Why we’re opposing Atiku’s petition ‘ Tinubu, APC

May 29: NLC disowns planned shutdown

10th NASS: Akpabio, Gbajabiamila, Abbas, Kalu meet opposition parties Reps-elect

Resign, while EFCC extends probe to Presidency, Matawalle tells Bawa

Labour Party Crisis: But for God, I would have died in court ‘ Apapa

Breaking: Court adjourns Obi’s petition against Tinubu till Friday

There was no bridge collapse in Delta ‘ Okowa

I won the Delta Governorship election clean,Clear, Omo ‘ Agege

Blinken’s call to Tinubu acknowledgement of ‘fraudulent election’ ‘ Atiku

Negotiations ongoing on Resident doctors’ strike ‘ FG

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother opens up on using witchcraft on son’s girlfriend


NPHCDA Mobilises Stakeholders To Address Challenges In PHCs

Kaduna Electric: We’re Working With Federal Govt, Other Stakeholders To Resolve Crisis

Cargo Clearance From Lekki Port Takes 5 To 10 Days

MainOne To Provide Broadband Connectivity At Regtech Africa Confab

Customs Intercepts N1.8bn Tramadol At Lagos Airport

Blinken’s Phone Call To Tinubu Contradicts US Position On Nigeria’s Polls, Says Atiku

Peter Obi, LP Not Willing To Pay Fees For Exhibits Certification, INEC Tells Tribunal

Sudan: NEMA Evacuates 13 Nigerians Stuck In Saudi Arabia

Stakeholders Push For Safer Roads, Enhanced Data Collection

Customs Intercepts N1.8bn Tramadol Imported From India, Pakistan

Renovation Of NASS Complex Will Be Completed In August ‘ FCDA


Anambra govt not aware of your staff visit ‘ Soludo condoles US Embassy over killings

Resident Doctors Strike: Consultants, Nurses attend to patients at Unilorin teaching hospital

African University invites Dakuku to speak on Nigeria’s leadership role in Africa

Tinubu begins constitution of cabinet, economic management team

PEPC: Tinubu, Shettima oppose live broadcast of Court proceedings

FEC okays $4.7bn Ondo, Lagos, Delta Ports development

JUST IN: Akpabio, Gbajabiamila, Abbas meet factional Opposition lawmakers

You’re worst culprits of exam malpractice, WAEC replies private school owners

I won Delta guber poll squarely, will retrieve my mandate in Court ‘ Omo-Agege

Approval of Aviation Leasing Company will boost economy ‘ ICRC

Invest in digital literacy for positive output in education, Academic scholar charges govt

Akeredolu chides Boroffice, Alasoadura over comment on National Assembly leadership

Senate urges CBN to release $717.4m trapped airlines funds

Insecurity: Yoruba youth group demands constitutional role for traditional rulers


‘N-Alert, game changer against criminality’

Buhari seeks approval for more safety net $800m loan

Multi-billion naira State House clinic for launch tomorrow

52.4 per cent of returned Edo migrants eager to travel out

Govt partners Nile University to kick start aviation varsity

FG condemns attack on U.S. consulate staff in Anambra

Portion of Apapa port access bridge caves in, cripples business

Hilda Baci: Speed up confirmation, Moses Bliss urges Guinness records

Gunmen kill one, abduct three in Kwara

Lady remanded for allegedly assaulting policeman in Lagos

Two jailed four years for illegal elephant tusks. pangolin scales

Former Methodist Prelate Mbang dies at 86

101-year-old man petitions IGP over son’s abduction in Enugu


Big Brother Naija Star Ka3na Jones Faces Unimaginable Loss: Husband Laid to Rest

Uche Ogbodo’s Celebrates Birthday Optimistically

Buhari Set To Inaugurate Presidential/VIP Wing Of State House Medical Centre

Elon Musk On Soros tweet: I’ll say what I want to say, damn the consequences

High inflation: Buhari’s govt reacts to Guardian report

Big Tech, Led By $GOOG, Defies The Strong US Dollar and Huge Volatility Spike


On IPOB’s reign of terror, yet again

How far can moves to reconcile Bode George, Tinubu go

LP, INEC, others disagree over non-supply of election documents

Atiku, Tinubu rekindle rivalry over Blinken’s phone call

Exploring Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Enhanced Deliberative Democracy

Prince Harry, Meghan in ‘near catastrophic’ car chase by paparazzi

China shuts 100,000 ‘fake news’ social media accounts

Soludo: We’ll Smoke Out Murderers Of US Embassy Staff

Probe: You’re Entitled To Your Opinion, Buhari’s Cabinet Replies Matawalle

Adebayo Commiserates With US Over Anambra Attack

Trust TV Wins Best Television Show At BON Award

Poverty Reduction: Politics Alone Not A Viable Industry – ACF

Apapa’s Camp Asked Court To Sack All LP Lawmakers-Elect – Obi’s Faction Raises Alarm

Nobody Can Stop Tinubu’s Inauguration – Sultan

Naira Redesign: Some Politicians Lost Elections Because They Didn’t Have Money To Share – EFCC

Lawmakers Approves N71bn Budget For Okowa 12days To Handover

FG Inaugurates Implementation C’ttee On Blockchain, Target $4bn Yearly

Release $717.4m Airline Trapped Funds, Senate Urges CBN

Vandalism: Jos DisCo Urges Communities To Protect Installations

NAPTIN To Deepen Capacity In Nigeria’s Renewable Energy Sector

Go after Buhari’s cabinet members, Matawalle dares EFCC

PDP will take over from Tinubu in 6 months ‘ Atiku’s aide

I’ll challenge Buhari’s $800m loan in court ‘ Ndume

I’m Superhero for paying salaries, Gov Ayade boasts

Tinubu rejects live broadcast of election tribunal, says court not stadium

INEC swears in Isah as FCT REC


Are the new fiscal policy measures a way out for the Nigerian economy

The bumpy ride of logistics within Africa and AfCFTA’s potential solutions

Tinubu and the seven principles of public life (1)

Buhari’s eleventh-hour economic decisions seen cornering Tinubu

Naira at growing risk of devaluation in coming weeks, Absa says

Naira falls to record low at official market

Equities market rises further by 0.31%

Dangote refinery: Opportunities for consumers and Nigeria’s logistics industry

Four technologies that can drive Nigeria’s cashless economy

Five things to know to start your Wednesday

Funding options for Nigerians who want to buy cars


Reps Kick As Gbajabiamila Adjourns Plenary Indefinitely

Akeredolu Fulfills Promise On Salary Payment’ Ondo NULGE President

MURIC Backs Southern Christian Senate Presidency

MMSD Installs Kaolin Plant To Drive Mining, Economic Growth

Tears as FCTA Reclaims Land For Infrastructure In Gishiri, Fish Out Criminals

EFCC Launches Zero Tolerance And Integrity Clubs In Sokoto Schools

APC Condemns Unprovoked, Dastardly Attack On Plateau Communities

Omo-Agege Insists On Winning Delta Guber Election

Certificate Saga: Labour Party Says Enugu Gov’nor-Elect Out To Destabilize State

Human Rights Groups To Honour Tinubu, Sanni Others At 30th Anniversary Of June 12

CBN Partners Benson Idahosa University On eNaira Policy

Folarin Inaugurates Multi-billion Naira 100-bed Mother, Child Hospital


Delta Community Tasks Tinubu, Dafinone To Complete Sapele Port

Governors Wives Forum Commits To Improved Nutrition

Anambra APGA Chairmanship Candidate Targets Return Of 30,000 Defectors

Outrage As FCTA Demolishes Community On Water Pipelines

Gov Emmanuel Mourns Late Methodist Prelate Sunday Mbang

Doris Ogala Questions If Yul Edochie Is Being Blackmail


Buhari condemns killing of US embassy staff, policemen

FCTA seeks commitment to Abuja project, honours 184 staff

NPHCDA to recruit 202 doctors, 3, 806 nurses, 24, 461 others ‘ Shuaib

Reps in forced adjournment over impeachment scare

Certificate saga: Enugu governor-elect out to destabilise the state ‘ LP

Folarin commissions 100-bed mother and child hospital in Oyo

Desperate Apapa group moves to invalidate election of LP lawmakers

Plateau Reps member raises alarm over killing of constituents

Falae, Kwankwaso, Okowa, Zulum, others named as patrons of North-South movement

Adeleke meets UNIOSUNTH resident doctors over planned strike

WHD: 40% adults in Africa hypertensive ‘ WHO

NAHCON set to inaugurate national media team

Gbajabiamila’s imposition of 10th speaker dangerous to Nigeria’s democracy ‘ Nalaraba

Akpabio: Southern Christian senate presidency’ll unite Nigeria’ MUSWEN

Put your house in order, May 29 sacrosanct, APC chieftain tells Obi, LP

FCT: 3 suspects caught stealing FAAN official’s bag at ICC

2023 Kogi governorship contest: Dino releases policy document, inaugurates committee

Nigerian elected as first black Mayor in US municipal

Why NASS complex won’t be ready till August ‘ FCDA

Plateau attack: Police arrest 5 suspects, recover AK47 rifle, revolver

Buhari inaugurates presidential wing of State House Medical Centre

Governor Emmanuel berates youth over destruction of coconut plantation in Eastern Obolo

Akwa Ibom communal clash: Group wants arrest, prosecution of perpetrators


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