Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, 20 May 2023  

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Beyoncé And Jay-Z Reportedly Buy Most Expensive Home in California for $200 Million

Biden backs advanced fighter jets, pilot training for Ukraine

US embassy confirms rescue of two of its missing staff

Buhari appoints Oluwatoyin Sakirat Madein as Nigeria’s first female AGF

PDP faults NYSC DG’s alleged ‘false claim’ on Peter Mbah

$10,000 a month for Secretary

Clinics introduces better digital platform to improve healthcare

Regulators should be assertive in ensuring consumers get value for money

Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, others eulogise business mogul, Balogun

Insecurity: How Benue, Plateau, Nasarawa remain killing fields

NYSC DG lied on Mbah’s certificate says PDP

EFCC boss requested $2m bribe from me, Zamfara governor Matawalle alleges


$2m bribe: Provide your evidence, EFCC tells Matawalle

Africa will miss Buharis leadership, says Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo

FG appoints Oba of Benin NOUN chancellor

Buhari, outgoing govs in last-minute N3.7tn contract bazaar, appointment spree

Buhari names Madein Accountant General

FG cant continue subsidy, gas should be encouraged NNPCL

Wike demolished Bayelsa buildings over failed presidential ambition Nabena

Despite opposing Tinubus election, Ill pray for him as President -Bode George

Live broadcast: Tribunal rules on Obis request Monday

Inflation driving 64 million Nigerians into food crisis World Bank

Firms collaborate for crude oil transportation

Rise in cyberattacks worries capital market registrars

BREAKING: Tension in Agbor as gunmen kidnap two NRC staff

I did not experience the evil spirits Abati wrote about Adesina

Police parade four suspected kidnappers, others in Ekiti

Tension in Agbor as gunmen kidnap two NRC staff


NDLEA Raids Drug Joints Nationwide,Arrests 534 Ahead of May 29 Inauguration

Court Nullifies Otti’s Candidacy, Declines to Annul His Election

Atiku to INEC: It’s not Your Duty to Defend Tinubu’s Alleged Drug, Dual Citizenship Cases

Matawalle: EFCC Chairman Demanded $2m Bribe from Me

North-Central Senators-elect Adamant, Insist on Sani Musa for Deputy Senate President

Akufo-Addo: I’m Certain History Will Be Kind to Buhari

Lawyer Alleges Police Frustrating Prosecution of Suspected Killers of Deborah

Jonathan: Insecurity During My Tenure Gave Me Sleepless Nights

Sirika Embarks on Last Minute Purge, May Remove 3 CEOs of Aviation Agencies

Usurping Powers of Election Tribunal, Kano Court Nullifies Candidature of Abia LP Candidates, But Fails to Give Consequential Order on Issuance of Certificates of Return

Buhari Approves Appointment of Madein as Accountant General of Federation

Buhari Inaugurates N21bn State House Medical Centre, Aisha Says No Need for Overseas Treatment for Nigerian Presidents Anymore

Wike Blames Leadership Failure for Demolition of Bayelsa Building in Rivers


INEC fighting proxy war for Tinubu on drug, dual citizenship allegations Atiku

Blinkens call to Tinubu: Let court decide Nigerias president, Obi tells US

Presidential polls: Tribunal fixes Monday for ruling over live coverage demand

2023 polls: BBC report reinforces what we already know, says Neo Africana Centre

Seun Kutis lawyers accuse police of flouting court order

Bandits set up camp at Kainji National Park, kill two

NDDC chairman, MD fight dirty over fraud allegations

Buharis presentation of books rakes in over N.5bn

Speakership race: Wase meets Buhari, insists, I wont step down

IPOB denies involvement in US convoy attack

How smugglers attacked us for three days over donkey skins Kebbi Customs

FG receives bids from 12 firms NGOs for utilisation of $954,000 looted funds recovered from ex-Bayelsa Gov, Alamieyeseigha

ASUU hopes incoming administration will resolve outstanding issues

Judge denies nullifying Abia guber election


Court lifts suspension order on LP chairman, Abure, others

UN, FG collaborate to reduce accidents, promote safer roads

Customs seizes truckload of donkey meat in Kebbi

Tinubu’s Inauguration: FG orders secretariat complexes to be closed from May 26

Police apprehend notorious kidnappers in Ekiti

Buhari approves new governing board of NIS

UN, EU, others lament decline of women’s representation in Nigerian politics

Police conduct has improved greatly in Nigeria ‘ Minister

We won’t allow Buhari’s govt spend $800m loan ‘ Rep

Presidential Poll Dispute: Why INEC can’t defend Tinubu’s qualifications ‘ Atiku

Peter Obi to US: Allow court decide winner of presidential election

I’m already working with Drake’, Davido unveils dream collaboration list

PHOTOS: Glamour, radiance as stars step out for 2023 AMVCA Nominee Gala

Revamp education, halt ‘Japa Syndrome’ to prevent total collapse’ ASUU

Inmates crown Seun Kuti ‘General Overseer’, as he leads prayer sessions

Matawalle’s $2m bribe against Bawa, a hoax ‘ EFCC claims

Three kidnappers nabbed while collecting N10m ransom from freed victim in Lagos

Bayero urges Tinubu to establish Ministry of Religious Affairs

Posterity will be kind to Buhari, world will miss him ‘ Ghanaian President

NYSC DG lied on Enugu Governor-elect certificate ‘ PDP

Alleged culpable homicide, others: Kano Govt confirms receiving Doguwa’s case diary

ECOWAS calls for strong commitment to empowering youth in region

Japa’ syndrome: Sanwo-Olu plans conversion of skills acquisition centres to innovation hubs


Tension Continues To Rise In Plateau Over Killings In Mangu

Security Forces Rescue Abducted 2 US Consulate Officials

9 Days To Go: History Will Be Kind To PMB ‘ Ghana President

Tinubu Urged To Reactivate National Orientation To Foster Patriotism, Drive National Devt

EFCC Chairman Demanded $2m Bribe From Me, I Have Evidence ‘ Matawalle

Speakership Race: I Won’t Step Down, Wase Insists

Court Orders NDA To Reinstate Unlawfully Dismissed Cadets

Stakeholders Commend Federal Govt’s Adoption Of National Blockchain Policy


Nigeria needs strong laws, enforcement to protect endangered species ‘ Wild Africa Fund

Anambra: Stop linking Peter Obi to US convoy attack, IPOB replies Police

Tinubu’s Swearing-in: FG directs security agencies to cordon off Federal Secretariat from May 26

BREAKING: Court nullifies Alex Otti’s candidature, LP candidates in Abia, Kano

10th NASS: Igbos should produce next Senate President if’ ‘ Primate Ayodele

May 29: Buhari, AGF shun suit seeking to stop Tinubu’s inauguration

Buhari’s books presentation nets over N500m in Abuja

Demolition: Don’t create cold war between Bayelsa, Rivers, APC chieftain tells Wike

Leadership tussle: Apapa, others don’t represent LP, Abure-led faction alerts Police, DSS

INEC tool for determining political succession by politicians ‘ SDP’s Adebayo

Speakership battle: Wase meets Buhari, vows not to step down for Abbas

Declare me winner of Enugu guber poll, APC’s Nnaji urges tribunal

22 companies bid for utilization of recovered $954,000 Alamieyeseigha loot

Lagos govt schedules 10-day inauguration ceremony to celebrate Sanwo-Olu’s achievements

FG accessed $750m World Bank loan to scale up NG-CARES Programme ‘ Minister


 NDDC Board, MD fight dirty at Senate over alleged corruption

‘We’re taking over landfills to turn waste to energy’

How will incoming administration cope with N91.6trillion debts?

SAN, others fault judgment sacking LP candidates

Buhari inaugurates N21bn State House Medical Center 20 years after conception

NDDC chair, MD fight dirty at Senate over alleged corruption

EFCC chairman demanded $2m bribe from me – Matawalle

Oshiomole-led APC NWC dissolved to scuttle Tinubu’s presidential ambition – Eta

Two US Embassy officials in Anambra attack found alive

Seun Kuti’s lawyers accuse police of flouting court order

From Frying Pan to Fire: Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram in Borno recall ordeal with terror gangs in Algeria, Mali

Tobi Amusan bags Master’s degree from US varsity

NDDC Board, MD fight dirty at Senate over alleged corruption

Customs confirms appointment of five DCGs, 15 ACGs


Buhari appoints Oluwatoyin Madein as Accountant-General

2Baba Opens Up on Men’s Inclination to Cheat in Relationships

Money laundering: Appeal Court voids Kogi court’s ruling against EFCC’s investigation of Yahaya Bello’s govt

Lagos court jails 3 for stealing N1.5bn from British Airways

Enugu governor-elect parading fake certificate ‘ NYSC DG

Presidents don’t need to travel abroad for medical care anymore ‘ Aisha Buhari

My inauguration ongoing as planned’ ‘ Alex Otti reacts as court nullifies his nomination


EFCC chairman demanded $2m bribe from me ‘ Matawalle

 Abati’s Claim: I Didn’t See Evil Spirits In Aso Rock – Femi Adesina

Buhari Approves Immediate Resumption Of New NEDC Board

LP Crisis: Court Lifts Suspension On Abure

N200m From Rabiu, N100m Each From Dangote, Indimi – Who Gave What At Buhari’s Book Launch

Nigerian Presidents No Longer Need Foreign Medical Treatments – Aisha Buhari

Anambra Attack: US Embassy Confirms Return Of Abducted Staff

Enugu Gov-Elect Using Black Market Certificate – NYSC DG

7 Things To Know About Late Billionaire Lawyer Who Dominated Banking Industry

NEWS EXTRA: Factional Labour Party Chairman Returns To Tribunal Without His Cap

Man Arrested For Killing Friend, Stealing Motorcycle

‘$2m Bribe’: We Won’t Be Drawn Into Mud Fight, EFCC Tells Matawalle

Tinubu’s Inauguration: FG Orders Closure Of Major Abuja Roads

Kwankwaso and I sold gov’t houses, Ganduje replies Abba Gida-Gida

Buhari commissions 40MW Kashimbilla hydropower plant

P/H refinery ready before year end; Warri, Kaduna 2024 ‘ Kyari

70 indigenous firms benefit from $300 Nigerian Content fund ‘ Wabote


INEC cant defend Tinubu on Drug, Dual citizenship offences, Atiku tells Tribunal

Fire guts ICT unit of FCT Administration Secretariat

10th NASS Leadership: CSO Berate Gbajabiamila writes US, Calls For Intervention

Kano Court judgement ousting Alex Otti, others inconsequential, laughable LP

Group kicks as NDLEA releases suspected drug traffickers

Xi, Central Asian leaders announce establishment of head-of-state meeting mechanism

NMPA tasks FG to prosecute El-Rufai over sale of N32bn properties


Empty gestures: The harmful impact of hypocritical leadership on society’s progress

Off-grid energy space and what is possible in economy

Hilda as a resurrection of all things Nigerian

NDDC commissioner, Edema congratulates Akeredolu on FG’s approval of Port Ondo

Legal consequences, defences of assaulting a Nigerian police officer


Tribunal Meets Today On Application To Dismiss Atiku, PDP’s Petition Against Tinubu

Seun Kuti’s Lawyers Accuse Police Of Flouting Court Order

NYSC DG Lied On Mbah’s Certificate, Says PDP

Again, Appeal Court Dismisses EFCC’s Case Against Kogi Suit

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

NUPRC Set To Unlock Nigeria’s Potential In Upstream Petroleum Sector

10th NASS: Choose Leaders Based On Integrity, Loyalty, Hard Work, Group Tells APC

Sanwo-Olu Mourns Passage Of FCMB Founder Subomi

Subomi Balogun’s Death, Colossal Loss To Nigeria, Ogun State ‘ Abiodun, OGD

Otti’s Sack: Ignore Misleading Judgment, Abia Gov-Elect Tells Supporters

Shiite Community Asks Court To Stop El-Rufai, Others From Planned Demolition Of Properties

Kano Court Judgement On LP: Case May End Up At Supreme Court ‘ Osagie

Nigeria Spends Over $1.5bn On Milk Importation, Says Dairy Ranchers Association


Netizens React As 2Face’s Justifies Why Men Cheat

Again, Court Dismisses EFCC’s Appeal Against Kogi Suit

BREAKING: Adeleke Approves Dissolution Of UNIOSUN Governing Council

Hilda Baci: Why I’m Yet To Be Certified By Guinness World Records

Matawalle Reveals How EFCC Chairman, Bawa Demands $2m Bribe From Him

Hilda Baci More Relevant Than BBNaija Shows ‘ Tunde Ednut

We Lose No Sleep Over Kano High Court Judgement ‘ LP


Buhari, AGF shun suit seeking to stop Tinubu’s inauguration on May 29

INEC a meddlesome interloper in Tinubu’s defence on my petition, Atiku tells Tribunal

Shiite Muslim community asks court to stop El-Rufai, others from planned demolition of properties

Buhari approves immediate resumption of new NEDC governing board

Outrage as MTN mulls hike in calls, data rates

You asked me for $2m bribe, Matawalle hits back at Bawa

I’m a promise keeper, Wike boasts, inaugurates roads

11, 000 students benefit from NNPC E&P scholarships

Customs confirms appointment of five DCGs, 15 ACGs

Tinubu well-equipped, has capacity to transform Nigeria ‘ Ex-legislators

Missing member of Anambra convoy safe, says US Mission

Buhari approves new NIS governing board

EFCC nabs 26 internet fraud suspects in Abuja

Enugu threatens to revoke Legacy Estate land over devt levy

Appeal Court dismisses ruling against EFCC’s investigation of Yahaya Bello’s govt

Mbah’s certificate: Civil society groups hail NYSC DG on stand

Nigerian-born Canon Chimenem Otto bags fellow, Royal Society of Arts

Ways and Means: Reps deny receipt of Buhari’s facilitation largesse

Presidents don’t need to seek medical treatment abroad anymore ‘ Aisha Buhari


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