Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 19 May 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Sokoto CP hails cops for rejecting N800,000 bribe

NYSC @50: Buhari grants 65 ex-corpers automatic employment, scholarships

Abure resumes, says no factions in LP

Dont bring Kwankwaso into APC, Buharis ally warns Tinubu

Avoid Anambra, UK warns nationals

National Assembly meets striking resident doctors today

Thugs invade Benue Assembly, lawmakers oppose Ortoms pension bill

SAN leads proseuction team, court extends Seun Kutis remand

Niger Delta unhappy with 3% allocation in PIA Diri

Tinubu, Shettima to get GCFR, GCON titles

FG rolls out programme for Tinubu, Shettima swearing-in

Apapa vows to appear again at tribunal two days after assault

NNPCL begins oil supply to Dangote Refinery next week

Firms in court for illegal N3bn investments SEC

FG unveils advertising offences tribunal

Census: Donors shun NPC, FG provides N224bn

Bank lending to oil firms hits N7tn, says CBN

New govt must prioritise PIA implementation MOMAN sec

FG urges entrepreneurs to embrace ECOWAS trade scheme

JUST IN: Abure, other suspended LP leaders set to resume office

NUC tasks universities registrars with strategic planning

FG restates commitment to support vulnerable Nigerians through NG-programme

Kogi poll: Former SDP chairman resigns, meets Bello

85 killed, thousands displaced in Plateau herders, farmers clash


NCAA: SAATM Created 17, 400 Jobs, Increased Contribution to GDP by $128m, Enhanced Consumer Benefits by $93m

DHQ: Troops Destroy 38 Illegal Refining Sites in Niger Delta

Two Killed, Six Others Abducted by Gunmen in FCT

UN: $396m Needed to Avert Catastrophic Humanitarian Crisis in North-east

APC Stalwart Urges Tinubu to Halt Alliance with Kwankwaso

Extortion: Niger Demotes, Suspends School Principal

Audit Report: Senate Indicts NECO overN6.5bn Contracts Awards

NEPC Moves to Address Gaps in Export Products Packaging by SMEs

Nigerian Fintech P2Vest Launches Insurance Marketplace

AfDB Approves $15m Loan for InfraCredit to Support Nigeria’s Infrastructure Financing

High Cost of Operation Affects Profit Margin of Domestic Airlines

FG Inaugurates Advertising Offences Tribunal

Court Grants Police Request to Remand Seun Kuti for Additional 4 Days

Buhari: Nigeria Targets 30GW Electricity by 2030

Enugu Governor-elect, Mbah, Sues NYSC, Demands N20bn for Alleged Fraudulent Misrepresentation of Facts

Police Release Names of Victims of US Embassy Convoy Attack, Say 2 Suspects Arrested

Court Reserves Ruling in Atiku’s Motion for Live Broadcast of Petition’s Proceedings


Foreign funding undermines elections in Nigeria Adeboye

Imo State Social Benefit Number: Illegal harvest of voters card by Gov Uzodimma Imo PDP alleges

APC NWC expresses worries over spate of suspension at state chapters

Drama at Benue Assembly as thugs harass members over executive pension bill

No court can stop Tinubus inauguration FG

Tribunal reserves ruling on Atiku, Tinubu live broadcast request

Abure resumes as LP national chairman

Mega Millions Naija secure winners claims with technology

Effective, prudent management of resources responsible for over N55bn remittance JAMB

Buhari to Diplomats: Always respect cultures, traditional institutions

Sultan laments resurgence of insecurity in Kaduna, Niger, others

Insecurity: Group demands constitutional role for traditional rulers

Buhari grants 65 ex-corps members automatic employment

FG completes concession of Abuja, Kano airports

Ebonyi: Umahi fulfills scholarship pledge to children of murdered couple

Anambra: 2 arrested in US consulate killings, criminal camp burned

Politicians must develop political will to sustain NYSC objectives Ex Deputy Director


EFCC nabs 26 suspected Internet fraudsters in Abuja

FG inaugurates Advertising Offences Tribunal

A’Ibom communal clash: CP orders deployment of additional tactical asset

Police arraign 2 over alleged forgery, N25m fraud

Direct Entry, UTME candidates to sit for same examination henceforth ‘ JAMB

Court orders NDA to reinstate 9 dismissed cadets

FAAC shares N655.9b among FG, states, LGCs for April

Kano Govt approves N1.4b exam fees for indigent students

FG lauds Soludo on commitment to national food system plan

COAS charges troops to apply acquired skills for improved national security

May 29 Presidential Inauguration sacrosanct ‘ FG

$800m Loan: ‘Too late to incur debt for incoming govt,’ Moghalu tells Buhari

Buhari grants 65 ex-Corps members automatic employments

10th NASS Inauguration: Opposition parties worry over bid to alter rules

FG releases 8-day event timetable for inauguration of President-elect, Tinubu

Tinubu gets ‘GCFR’ title, as world leaders attend inauguration

Buhari, out-going Govs receive N656b final FAAC allocation

Nigeria, other 8 member countries face financial crisis ‘ Adamu

Meta celebrates Nigerian content creator, 7 others in campaign

We don’t know how many resources we have ‘ Buhari

Labour Party crisis: Why I’ve resumed office ‘ Abure

Why I didn’t go for third term in Senate ‘ Omo- Agege


N3b Fraud: Court Issues Arrest Warrant On Elixir Directors

ICPC Secures 7 Years Conviction Of 2 For $662,000 Crude Oil Racketeering

CSOs Meet In Lagos, Renew Campaign For Bawa’s Removal

Court Extends Seun Kuti’s Stay In Police Custody By 4 Days

Despite Meeting With Tinubu, Kano APC Won’t Accept Kwankwaso

You Can’t Afford To Fail, Amina Mohammed Tells Governors-elect

JAMB Remits N2bn Into Federal Govt’s Account

10th NASS: 2 Deputy Speakership Aspirants Step Down, Endorse Ben Kalu

Despite Litigations, Tinubu Will Be Sworn In On May 29 ‘ PTC

Lagos CP Visits Okada Rider Brutalised By Policemen In Viral Video

JUST-IN: Nadal Announces Retirement Plan, Pulls Out Of French Open

Always Respect Cultures, Traditional Institutions, Buhari Tells Diplomats


Audit Report: Senate indicts NECO for illegal award of N6.5bn contracts

Ayade gives automatic employment to 155 graduates of Fabrication Academy

Former Kogi SDP Chairman resigns, meets Gov Yahaya Bello

Abia safest state in Nigeria ‘ Police Commissioner

UNESCO, LMF provide 30 sewing machines to secondary schools in Abuja

Osun labour movement kicks against govt proposed staff audit

Okowa commissions Warri South Local Government Lodge

Aisha Buhari calls for women empowerment, democratic change

NASS Leadership: N/Delta group tasks lawmakers, APC on integrity, loyalty

May 29: FG rolls out programme for Tinubu’s inauguration

FAAC: FG, states, LGs share N655.932bn April allocation

N1.5m for INEC’s documents: Abure-led LP working for APC, PDP ‘ Arabambi

El-Rufai revokes rights of occupancy of ex-Gov Makarfi’s companies, landed properties

Attack on US embassy staff: 7 killed, 2 missing as Police begin search in Anambra

PEPC reserves ruling on Atiku, PDP’s application for live broadcast of proceedings

Senator Goje remains member of APC family in Gombe ‘ APC NWC

Nigeria facing food nutrition crisis ‘ Stakeholders

Sokoto CP commends officers for rejecting N800,000 bribe from suspects

Buhari dissolves FERMA’s governing board, okays reconstitution


Transition Council rolls out Tinubu, Shettima inauguration programme

Matawalle under probe for N70b contracts, says EFCC

Buhari launches Kashimbila multipurpose hydropower project

Buhari opens N700m TETFund projects in Oko Poly

Buhari launches Kashimbila multipurpose hydropower project

Buhari opens N700m TETFund projects in Oko Poly

Abure, others resume as national officers of Labour Party

Dredging of Rivers Niger, Benue, others to cost $20b

Tinubu greets ex-NSA Gusau at 80

Buhari grants 65 ex-Corps members automatic employment

NPC: we spent N200b to prepare for postponed census

JAMB remits N55b to govt in six years

Doctor’s strike: National Assembly to meet with NARD leaders today

Sultan bemoans resurgence of insecurity in Niger, Kaduna

UK appoints New High Commissioner for Nigeria

Omo-Agege: why I didn’t seek re-election into Senate

APC Northern Govs won’t oppose Tinubu’s preferred NASS leaders

After 2023 UTME, JAMB returns N2bn to FG

Police confirm nine persons died during attack on US convoy in Anambra

Attempted $897k US fraud: Yahoo boy forfeits N5m to Fed Govt


Court to rule on Atiku’s live telecast motion, others Monday

Speakership: Doguwa, 5 other aspirants step down for Abbas, Kalu

Direct Entry, UTME candidates to sit for same exam henceforth ‘ JAMB

NDLEA arrests 34 drug suspects in FCT

Gunmen kill 4, set houses ablaze in Nasarawa community

Akpabio’s choice as Senate president will transform Assembly ‘ Forum

Kidnappers kill ex-head teacher in Abuja

NDLEA nabs 158 persons in Bayelsa

6 jailed over refuse in Kwara

Woman stabs neighbour’s daughter for advising her hubby to take 2nd wife

U.S. state bans TikTok

UN raises alarm over hunger, malnutrition crisis in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

We Spent N200bn On Preparations For 2023 Census – NPC

Hoodlums Invade Benue Assembly Over Proposed Pension For Ex-Govs

Insecurity: Nigeria Records Decline In Attacks, Fatalities

APC NWC Sets Aside Goje’s Expulsion, Says Ex-Gov Remains Bona Fide Member

Court To Rule On Atiku’s Live Telecast Motion, Others Monday

70 Indigenous Firms Benefit From $300 Nigerian Content Fund – Wabote

NEMSA Scores 87% On Performance With SGF Assessment

Flooding: FG Needs Over $20b To Dreg Niger, Benue, Kaduna Rivers – HYPPADEC

‘Nigeria Accounts For 75% Of 15.5m Registered Vehicles In W/Africa’

UK Appoints New High Commissioner To Nigeria

British High Commissioner Richard Montgomery and His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari

Police: We Found Suspicious Items At Seun Kuti’s House

JUST IN: Court Remands Seun Kuti For Four More Days

NNPP doesn’t have money to challenge Tinubu’s victory ‘ Buba Galadima

Apapa denies receiving N500m to destabilise Labour Party

APC has vested interest in weak Labour Party ‘ Obi’s campaign DG

Despite innovations, minor technical hitches experienced in 2023 UTME

Flood: NEMA sensitises Niger communities

Sexual health: NGO sensitises households in FCT IDPs camp

One killed, others missing as kidnappers ambush travelers in Kwara


Over 100 persons massacred in my constituent in two days -Rep

Tribunal: PEPC slams Tinubus Lawyer, Olanipekun, as Atikus lawyer gets applause

Group Tells Police, DSS To Arrest EFCC Chairman Bawa Before May 29th

10th Assembly: More endorsements as Northern Christians backs Yaris aspiration

10th National Assembly: Pick Wase As Consensus Candidate, Northern Youths Beg Group of 6 Aspirants

Timi Frank files criminal complaints against Sylva

Gowon urges youth to pay attention to vocational skill acquisition


Legal consequences, defences of assaulting a Nigerian police officer

More women clinch seats at Nigeria’s most valuable firms

The Buhari Legacy Series: Naira loses over half its value in eight years

Carl Icahn admits mistake with bearish bet that cost $9bn

Why investors are going gaga for gold

How Buhari’s promises went up in flames of undue rivalry and self interest

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

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


NDDC Chief, Edema, Congratulates Akeredolu On Seaport Approval

Speakership Race: Jaji Declares Intention, Promises Policy Implementation.

40th Anniversary of IoD: Jonathan Preaches Integrity, Good Governance

NCC Reiterates Commitment To Protect Telecom Subscribers

Buhari Grants Automatic Jobs To 65 Ex-Corps Members

I Have Had Enough Of Senate, Omo-Agege Defends Governorship Interest

ICPC Secures Seven-year Conviction Of Fraudsters Over Crude Oil Racketeering

Peter Obi Disowns Fake Phone Chat Cloning His Voice With Audu

Researchers Seek Regulation Of Plastic Pollution In Nigeria

Tinubu, Shettima To Get Nigeria Highest National Honours May 25


FG Upgrade Onitsha General Hospital To Federal Medical Centre

10th Speaker: Greater Majority Group Meets Gbajabiamila

10th Assembly: Jayi Declares For Speaker, Warns Against Imposition

Tems Sets New Music Chart Record In US, Beats American Stars

Hilda Baci: It Took Me 5 Years To Attempt Guinness World Record (Video)

Edo Wins N184m Cash Prize At NGF Leadership Challenge For PHCS

Abure To Apapa: Tell Your Paymasters You’re Too Old For The Assignment


FG approves Ondo Deep Seaport

Nigeria, 8 other Niger Basin Authority countries face financial crisis ‘ Adamu

DMO warns against rising N77trn debt at expiration of Buhari’s tenure

Stakeholders advocate increased opportunities for women in business

Kano APC chieftain cautions Tinubu against Kwankwaso’s inclusion in government

North won’t support selfish NASS leadership aspirants ‘ Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

FG, States LGs shared N655.932bn revenue in April ‘ FAAC

FG’s approval of Ondo Deep Sea Port cheering ‘ Akeredolu

Tinubu’s Inauguration: Group uncovers foreign agents’ plots to discredit 2023 polls

I’m back as LP National Chairman, no faction ‘ Abure

Why dredging River Niger, Benue, Kaduna is difficult ‘ HYPPADEC MD

NPHCDA, health ministry lay foundation for Abuja hub, Shuaib announces increment in workers’ salary

Delta CJ swears in CTA’s Faith Nwadishi, others as Justice of Peace

Buhari grants 65 ex-corps members automatic employment, lists NYSC achievements at 50

Nigeria’s missing points of achieving national development

Anti party: Zamfara APC inaugurates 11-member probe committee

CBN, Idahosa varsity partner on eNaira policy

Kano citadel of peace, harmony ‘ Bayero

Humanitarian affairs ministry launches revised service charter, rewards deserving staff

PRODA moves to commence made in Nigeria battery

NASS leadership: Allow lawmakers choose their leaders, Middle Belt youth tell Shettima

Media key to nipping conflicts in the bud ‘ CISLAC

NEMA warns against rainstorms, urges schools to protect children



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