Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 24 May 2023  

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Prince Harry loses bid to challenge UK govt over security

Division over oil search in north as NNPC returns to Lake Chad

Buhari clears over 40 pending memos appoints agency heads

Concern as Buhari withholds assent to Sexual Harrassment Bill, days to exit

10th N’Assembly: Legislative aides tackle Yari, others as 150 reps storm APC secretariat for Abbas

Imo Catholic priest regains freedom, two days after abduction

Two men sexually assault, kill two elderly women in Ondo

Blasts in Sudan’s capital dim hopes for latest ceasefire deal

Diri commends Team Nigeria’s African Wrestling Championships heroes

Snake Island port concession will boost infrastructure devt, says Nigerdock

Nigeria suffers 64% data breach in Q1, ranks 32 globally

Alleged rigging plan: Imo youths protest against Uzodinma’s ‘Social Security Number

Delta State: Okowa signs nine bills into law

Prepare for a disease even much deadlier than COVID ‘ WHO chief warns

Why I’m not bothered by Tinubu’s swearing in: Atiku

Senate confirms re-appointment of Abike Dabiri as NIDCOM Chairman

Don Jazzy Comments On Rema’s Latest Video ‘Charm


UK bars Nigerian students, others from bringing family from January

Aviation stakeholders seek review of 40% TSA deduction

FG unveils N19bn Customs headquarters

Foreign airlines made $1.1bn in Nigeria 2022 Report

50% of African banks to deepen tech adoption, says report

Buhari didnt initiate any project in Bayelsa Diri

Assault: Seun Kuti regains freedom after eight-day detention

Tackle power sector crisis, Reps tell TCN, DisCos

Buhari kicks off oil drilling in Chad Basin

Second Niger Bridge built for South-East prosperity Buhari

Buhari years: Infrastructure deficit remains wide

Rep-member defects to APC, says all is not well with PDP

Buhari defends border closure, canvasses local production

Dangote refinery should meet local demands before export Analyst

CBN revokes licenses of 132 microfinance banks, others

FGs borrowing deliberate choice to fight poverty Buhari

Nigerians now appreciate why I closed borders Buhari

Second Niger Bridge will accelerate South- Easts economic growth Soludo

Immigration takes campaigns against irregular migration to border states

Dangote Refinery will end energy crisis Nasarawa gov


Fudge Leads Biden’s Delegation to Presidential Inauguration

28 Years After Pulling Out, NNPC Resumes Crude Oil Drilling Campaign in Chad Basin

Like Senate, House Passes Independent Candidacy Bill, Transmits to Buhari for Assent

Buhari: Border Closure Aimed at Stimulating Local Consumption

Lawmakers Express Displeasure over Oil Companies’ CEOs Evasion of Alleged $2.4bn Missing Crude Probe

FG to Support Livestock Farmers with Funds to Boost Productivity

Vandalism: Apprehension as Nine TCN Towers Collapse

CBN Revokes Operating Licences of 183 MFBs, PMBs

With Just Six Days to Handover, Buhari Shakes Aviation Sector

Buhari Seeks Senate Nod for N16bn Refund to Borno

Court Consolidates Atiku, Obi, APM’s Petitions Amidst Tinubu, APC’s Objection

Labour, Oil Marketers, Others Express Divergent Views on Fuel Subsidy Removal

Again, Aggrieved Shareholders Seek to Withdraw Suit against Seplat

You’re Not Speaker Yet, APC Chairman, Adamu, Tells Abbas

Wike Assures of Rivers Govt Support for Wigwe University

Anti-graft Group Alleges Akpabio Diverted N700 Billion as Governor

Tonye Cole Still in Tribunal, Says Rivers APC

Abiodun Not Responsible for Loss of Dangote Refinery to Lagos

Again, Clark Writes Okowa, Demands Detailed Expenditure of N1.07trn Oil Funds

Gov Bello Reappoints Officials Who Resigned to Contest APC Guber Primaries

Like Senate, House Passes Independent Candidacy Bill

Makinde Dissolves Cabinet, Sacks Political Office Holders

Imo House Member Defects from PDP to APC

Court Orders Consolidation of LP, APM, PDP’s Petition

Group Charges Media Practitioners to Consolidate Fight against corruption

Niger Delta Ministry Commences Distribution of Relief Materials to 2022 Flood Victims in A’Ibom, Edo, Bayelsa


Presidential Polls: Court consolidate Atiku, Obi, APM petitions against Tinubu

Dont parade yourself as speaker yet, Adamu, APC boss, warns Abass

Court decides Tinubus fate Friday in fresh suit seeking to stop his inauguration

Tribunal dismisses suit seeking stoppage of Mbahs inauguration

Hand over by May 26, Ugwuanyi tells political appointees

Niger Republic, othersll defend me if Nigeria disturbs me -Buhari

Tinubus legal team ban media interviews

South East governors name Second Niger Bridge after Buhari

Lagos raises N115bn Sukuk bond, other to finance projects

Group, petitions EFCC, ICPC, seeks fresh probe of Akpabio over alleged 700bn fraud

May 29: Biden dispatches delegation to Tinubus inauguration

2nd Niger Bridge will open South East for more economic developments Governors

How 200 Synagogues, 300 traditional sanctuaries were attacked, burned in Imo, says CSO

Imo: Resign as national secretary, drop Onyeriri for reconciliation, stakeholders tell Anyanwu


2,300 under-5-year children die daily in Nigeria ‘Benue Health Commissioner

Agric Minster reveals BoA’s N5bn loan facility for livestock farmers

10th NASS: Clergy man urges lawmakers to elect Christians as Senate President, Speaker

Okowa tasks public officers on selfless service

Naira depreciates further, exchanges N464.42 to dollar

ICPC secures 15 years conviction of ex-Poly staff

Katsina enrolls 359,542 beneficiaries into health scheme

We ‘ll speedily pay depositors of closed banks ‘ NDIC

Kaduna Gov-elect appoints Lawal Shehu as Chief Press Secretary

Woman feared dead, many injured as bulldozers demolish houses in Kaduna community

Protect Nigeria’s democracy, Labour Party begs Judiciary

Buhari appoints new ED for N’Delta Power Holding Company

10th NASS Leadership: Tinubu/Kwankwaso Paris parley may alter permutations

Presidential poll: Court merges Atiku, Obi, APM’s petitions for hearing May 30

After May 29, Niger Republic’ll defend me if’ ‘ Buhari

10th Senate: I’m not running for Senate Presidency, says Lawan

Rivers Guber Tribunal: Cole denies withdrawing petition

Your insults on Igbo elders, invitation to karma, Ohanaeze warns Isiguzoro

Child Marriage: Why puberty poses danger in girl child ‘ Stakeholders

Enugu Varsity VC tasks NUC on licensing more quality universities


Cultural Practices Will Tame Drug Abuse Among Youths ‘Marwa

5 Days To Go’ Curious Public Peeps Into Politics, Fashion, Style Of First Ladies

10th NASS: Tinubu/Kwankwaso Paris Parley Alters Permutation

Tinubu, Obi Get Timelines To Defend Victory, Present Petitions

Buhari Appoints Andzenge As ED Niger Delta Power Holding Coy

EFCC Re-arraigns Businesswoman For Alleged N57.6m Fraud

Buhari Defends Nigeria’s Debt Profile


Don cautions Sanwo-Olu, political leaders on democratic success in Lagos

Dangote refinery: NEITI to commence engagements on NNPC’s 20 per cent equity

Planting Season: Edo govt begins distribution of inputs to farmers

Buhari seeks Senate’s approval of N16bn refund for Borno

Ekiti airport to begin passengers flight operation in October

Only God can secure Nigeria’s borders ‘ Buhari

Buhari defends huge debt profile incurred by his administration

Election Tribunal: We’ll expose INEC, Obi’s lawyer declares

PEPC gives Obi, LP 3 weeks to present petitions against Tinubu’s victory

Assault on Police: Court adjourns Seun Kuti’s trial till Wednesday

7 days to go: Buhari commissions seven roads, housing projects

Sudan crisis: Absorb student returnees into Nigerian tertiary institutions, Reps task FG

10th NASS: Endorsement not enough to make you Speaker, Adamu cautions Abass

Three Northern Courts turned down Apapa’s plots against LP ‘ Party Chieftain

Senate confirms re-appointment of Abike Dabiri as NiDCOM boss, NDDC board members

14.3 million Nigerians between ages of 15 to 64 years engage in drug abuse ‘ NDLEA boss

President Buhari approves reorganisation of aviation agencies

10th Assembly: Senate President must be Southern Christian ‘ Lagos Senator-elect

Google expands flood alerts to 80 countries, including eight new in Africa

Buhari flags off oil drilling campaign in Borno


President seeks Senate’s approval to refund Borno N16b

National Assembly sets up radio station

CCB to public officers: declare your assets

‘Tinubu presidency will uplift youths’

Stop harassing Kogi officials, court warns EFCC, others

Senate confirms Dabiri-Erewa as NiDCOM chief

‘Dahomey war led to creation of Badagry kingdom’

How N20m endorsement took Davido’s career to next level

Wike backs Akpabio as next Senate President

BIU final year student slumps, dies on football pitch

Inspector killed, two injured as gunmen attack Ebonyi checkpoint

Buhari inaugurates Wadi-B Well oil exploration in Chad basin

Buhari inaugurates 1.6 km second Niger bridge named after him

Inspector killed, two injured as gunmen attack Ebonyi checkpoint

Registration for direct entry ends May 30 – JAMB

Former UK PM Blair meets Tinubu, Shettima

CBN: Achieving $200b non-oil export earnings

Tackling hunger through integrated farming

Integrated fish rice cum poultry culture

Experts to brainstorm on African tech industry

Fed Govt pledges financial support to livestock farmers

$2.4b oil cash loss: Reps frown at oil firm’s CEOs’ attitude


UK ex-prime minister Blair visits Tinubu, pledges support

Wike drums support for Akpabio’s Senate presidency bid

Alleged N2bn vote buying: Adebutu drags Malami, DSS, others to court

Speakership: Reach out to aggrieved aspirants, Abbas begs APC NWC

10th NASS: I’ve no plan to re-contest senate presidency ‘ Lawan

Court orders merger of Atiku, Obi’s petitions against Tinubu

Dangote’s $18.5bn Refinery Sparks Fresh Controversy In Ogun

NSCDC Retirees Lament Non-Payment Of Pension, Gratuity

Two Killed As ‘Dozing Driver’ Crashes Bus Into Truck In Ogun

10 Borno LGAs Not Connected To National Grid – Shehu Of Borno

Major Shakeup In Aviation Agencies, 33 New Directors Appointed

Newly Commissioned Second Niger Bridge Renamed After Buhari

Dangote Refinery To Ease Fiscal Burden, Earn Nigeria $30bn Savings Annually – Emefiele

Buhari Reveals How Abacha ‘Dumped Problems’ On Hameed Ali, Customs CG

Kano: Ganduje Directs Commissioners To Hand Over Friday

Direct Entry Registration Closes May 30 – JAMB

Reps Call For Sanctions Against Defaulting DISCOs

Ekiti Cargo Airport Begins Operation In October

Stakeholders reject renaming of aviation ministry, seek return to transportation

Buhari to commission N19.6bn Customs headquarters today

Bank of America foresees $90 oil price in half-year

USAID supports Sokoto to improve IGR

Nigeria imported N1.5tr raw sugar in six years

S’Court fixes Friday for ruling on PDP suit against Tinubu’s inauguration

Seun Kuti: ‘Big men’ must respect ‘small men


Bayelsa/Rivers land feud: Supreme Court warns Rivers against building structures on disputed plots

Refinery Commissioning: NEPZA boss congratulates Dangote

NBMA Director-General seeks collective action to safeguard biodiversity

Buhari approves appointment of new ED for Niger Delta Power Holding Company

Lying on oath: Lauretta Onochie maybe declared wanted

Community Dev: School creates awareness on Menstrual Hygiene in FCT


Buhari exits with refineries in limbo

Investors fret over Nigeria’s declining external reserves

Low oil, capital flight shrink external reserves

Fixing Nigeria’s Economy Series: Tinubu’s knack for A-list team faces biggest test

Private equity groups sell stakes at discount on expectations valuations will stay low

Big investors rush into bonds after ‘cataclysmic’ year

Naira gains across market as dollar demand slows

Why GDP will decline in first quarter 2023 ‘ MPC members

Nigeria’s economy seen shrinking to 1.2% on cash crunch ‘ FDC

Why banking sector assets grew by 25.34% in 1year ‘ MPC members


Buhari Wants Senate To Approve N16bn Refund To Borno State

Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair Meets Tinubu In Abuja

EWAN Celebrates Elumelu At 60, Lauds His Investments In Education

UK Stop Nigerian Students, Others From Bring Family By January 2024

Timothy Adegoke: Hamzat’s Counsel Warns IGP Over Intimidation Of Client, Says Arrest, Detention Illegal, Unconstitutional

BREAKING: Kogi AG Vs. AGF: Supreme Court Cautions EFCC Against Further Harassment Of Kogi Officials Pending Outcome Of Suit

FCT Minister Tasks Security Operatives, Abuja City Managers To Sustain Operations Amid Transition

Katung Charge Nigerians To Give Tinubu Chance To Provide Purposeful Leadership For Nigeria

NASS Leadership Scuffle: Legislative Aides Warn Yari, Others, Against Defying APC’s Zoning Script

2023 Farming Season: Edo Begins Distribution Of Inputs To Farmers


Time To Clean Up Nigeria’s Sleazy Oil Sector

Why FG must revive National Stadium, Surulere

Action time on NiMet’s warnings before the floods

10th NASS: CSOs Hail Tinubu, APC For Reconsidering Zoning In N/Central Favour

BIU Students Protest Death Of Final Year Student Over Poor Medical Service

Authors Urge Buhari To Fulfill Pledge Made To Them Before Handing Over

Incoming Administration Will Face Industrial Crisis ‘ NLC President

CSO Demand Immediate Reform Of NDLEA

10th Assembly: OPC Warns Northern Politicians Against Blackmailing Tinubu


Ahead NASS inauguration: Pressure mounts on APC over Akpabio, Abbas’ endorsement

Police speak on bomb explosion at May 29 presidential handover venue

Mass atrocities: Global Rights, NHRC, stakeholders demand accountability through effective documentation

2023 presidential election petition: Tribunal sets trial date kick-off

Kogi vs AGF: Supreme Court cautions against harassment of govt officials

Kaduna governor-elect Uba Sani announces first appointment

Scheduled payment of airlines backlog, Eurobond maturity threaten external reserves

Equity remains bullish, gains N137bn

Digital payments can subdue supply chain challenges for SMEs ‘ Moniepoint

World Milk Day: FG restates pledge to trim huge milk importation bills

France reassures on economic, investment ties with Nigeria

Apapa group shopping for court injunction in North against LP ‘ Spokesman

Buhari flags off resumption of oil exploration activities in Chad basin

New Customs Act will enhance efficiency, effectiveness ‘ Buhari

Investigate activities of NDLEA, drug traffickers, center tells Buhari

Anambra: Soludo to prosecute community leaders over resurgence of revenue racketeers


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