Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 25 May 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Grammy Award-Winning Singer, Tina Turner Dies At 83

RMAFC Raises Public Officers’ Remuneration By 114%

Federal Govt Okays Multi-million Naira Power Projects In Daura, Others

Keyamo Criticises Minister of State Appointment As ‘Constitutional Aberration

Court Threatens Arrest Of Fani-Kayode Over Forgery Trial

Senate Passes Bill To Compensate #EndSARS Victims

Senate Passes Bill To Compensate EndSARS Victims

JUST-IN: Again, Hoodlums Kill 3 Policemen In Ebonyi

First Batch Of Intending Nasarawa Pilgrims In Road Accident

11 Entrepreneurs Receive N7.2m To End Post Harvest Loss

JUST-IN: CBN Raises Interest Rate To 18.5%

10th House: Ugochinyere, 62 Other Opposition Members-elect Endorse Abass, Kalu

BREAKING: Buhari Seeks Senate’s Nod To Pay N226bn, $556.8m, 98.5m Judgement Debts


Senate passes bill to compensate #EndSARS victims

Buhari orders banks to issue NIN cards to Nigerians

Countdown to handover: FEC holds last session, govs dissolve cabinets

Slash school fees, Delta students tell gov-elect

Buhari years: Triumph of unemployment, poverty

FG approves power contracts worth N281bn in Daura, others

Dont criticise Shettima for double nomination Shehu Sani

Keyamo labels minister of state portfolio an aberration

FG injects N1.5bn to support NDelta ex-agitators cooperative scheme

JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap popular Adamawa cleric, Mike Ochigbo

JUST IN:Nigeria Air plane to arrive Friday -Sirika

Ogoni youths task Wike over abandoned hospital

BREAKING: Rivers kidnapped corps members regain freedom

Nigeria spent $8bn to restore peace in Liberia, says Irabor


Abuja, Kano Airports Concession Didn’t Follow Due Process, NLC, Unions Insist

Nigeria’s GDP Growth Slows to 2.31%,Driven by Non-oil Sector in Q1

Judgement Debt: Buhari Seeks Senate Approval for $566.7m, 98.5m, N226.2bn Promissory Note

Paris Club Refund: FG Orders Stoppage of Deductions, Directs Refund to States

UBA GMD: Women Must Be Empowered for Africa to Unlock its Abundant Opportunities

Lawmakers Call for Forensic Audit of NNPCL over Discrepancies in Fuel Importation Between 2015 and 2023

House C’ttee Reinvites Malami, Ahmed over Illegal Sale of 48 Million Barrels of Crude

Emefiele: Without CBN’s Monetary Tightening Regime, Inflation Would Reach 30.48% in April

NUPRC Unveils 10-year Corporate Strategy,Hinges Growth on Responsiveness, Integrity

House Passes N579bn Budget for FCT, Okays N876bn NDDC’s 2023 Expenditure

FEC Okays N226bn, $592m for Power Projects Nationwide

N4.9bn Fraud: Judge Threatens to Declare Fani-Kayode Wanted over Refusal to Appear in Court

Ortom to Buhari: No Need Going to Niger, I’ve Forgiven You

Apapa Hints on Grouse With Obi as LP Seeks Reconciliation

No Increase in Tuition Fees at Ambrose Alli University, Says Varsity Management

Gbajabiamila, Wase Clash at Plenary

FG Tasks NBS to Beam Searchlight on Equipment Leasing Activities

Keyamo to Buhari: Minister of State Designation is Constitutional Aberration

CBN Raises Interest Rate to 18.5%

After Valedictory FEC Meeting, Buhari Directs Ministers to Return to Work

Nigeria’s GDP Grew 2.31% in Q1, Says NBS

Judgment Debt: Buhari Seeks Senate’s Approval for $566.7m, 98.5m, N226.2m Promissory Notes

10th House: 63 Members-elect Endorse Abass, Kalu


We trust court to still do justice after May 29 -Obi

Imposition of NASS leadership’ll lead to chaos, group warns APC

Politics, ethnic division not religion cause of killings in Nigeria NIREC

Judiciary must right wrongs of February 25 election

Delta guber: How Gbagi de-marketed SDP Idawene, ex-state chairman

FG inaugurates NIS board

Manufacturing sector on death throes in 8 years of Buhari administration

Dangote Refineryll end disruption to social, economic activities MAN

MTN Nigeria shines at SABRE Awards Africa with 5 Certificates of Excellence

Emefiele raises alarm over low crude production

FG agrees to refund N192bn Paris Club deductions to govs

Buhari thank ministers for their loyalty, says I hope you wont abandon me in Daura

Employment controversy rocks Delta new varsity

Nigeria loses $1.5bn annually to micronutrient deficiencies GAIN

Cooperative scheme set up for 30,000 ex-NDelta agitators

NBS raises alarm over rising price of petrol, diesel


Biden spending freeze plan would save $1 trillion: Treasury

UN chief calls for ‘immediate’ funding for Horn of Africa

Police lose application to arraign Seun Kuti

Ogun fake doctor arrested, arraigned after failed surgery

Asaba youths protest against employment policy in Osadebey varsity

2023 UTME: Court remands four for impersonation, malpractices

Osun court fixes judgment on OAU student’s murder next week

Police officers allege disappearance of retirement approval letters

Three men bag 20 years for N45.6m fraud

Bargain hunting persists as investors gain N304 billion in three days

Naira faces downside risks, slumps to N760/$ at black market

Flying Eagles defy pundits’ expectations, beat Italy 2-0 to qualify for second round

AfDB rallies private sector behind $20b green growth projects

Music Legend, Tina Turner, Dies Aged 83

Buhari thanks Ministers, State House staff for support, loyalty

Alleged forgery: Court threatens bench warrant against Fani-Kayode

Woman, 32, docked over alleged N2.9bn fraud


Delta CP orders arrest of police officers for assault

Rebuild Lagos Trust Fund seeks support to deliver on project

ICAN harps on role in economy, inducts new members

Court issues bench warrant against Anambra house member-elect, Ikedoji

Youth restiveness: Group advocates for full implementation of youth development policy

Buhari appreciates Ministers for loyalty at valedictory FEC

Buhari approves mainstreaming of women economic empowerment policy

Stakeholders meet in Edo, task governments on sustainable peace Niger Delta

Labour kicks against concession of Abuja, Kano airports

Law reform commission seeks review of Nigeria’s Tax Act

5 days to go: FEC approves power projects in Daura, others

Afe Babalola faults Buhari’s $800m loan request

May 29: Military committed to democracy ‘ Irabor

Refinery: We’ll ask Dangote to sell forex at good rate ‘ Emefiele

Flying Eagles stun Italy 2 ‘ 0 to book FIFA U20 Round of 16 ticket

Army trains personnel on cognitive skills for combat readiness

CBN raises rate to 18.5 %

Human rights activist approaches court to block Buhari’s $800m loan facility

Kogi Assembly lifts suspension on 8 lawmakers, 2 council bosses

Breaking: Tina Turner dies at 83 in Switzerland

Electric-Mass Transit buses debut in Lagos

Gbajabiamila, Wase clash at plenary

Keyamo to Buhari: It’s unconstitutional to appoint Minister of State



Reps to FG: Conduct forensic audit of NNPCL, Operators

Reps Committee fumes over loss of $2.4bn crude oil revenue to China

Over 70 per cent teacher in South-West’s private schools unqualified ‘ TRCN

Senate passes bill to compensate EndSARS victims for second reading

Approve FG’s request to pay judgement debt ‘ Buhari writes Senate

2nd Niger bridge: Southeast played bad politics against Buhari during 2015, 2019 elections ‘ Ngige

Buhari chairs valedictory FEC meeting, swears in 7 RMAFC’s commissioners

Kwara gov, Abdulrazaq, emerges new NGF chairman

Shettima: Declaring Friday public holiday will cause crisis, PDP warns Buhari

APC national chairman assures Nigerians of inclusivity in Tinubu’s govt

Oyo Assembly approves Makinde’s N2bn loan request

Presidential Amnesty launches N1.5bn cooperative scheme for 30,000 ex-agitators

Emergency as NGF chairman, testimony of leadership qualities, Olawepo-Hashim tells gov Abdulrazaq

Alleged terrorism: Kogi Assembly lifts ban on suspended 8 members

10th NASS: Group writes Tinubu, demands equal chances for all aspirants

Menstrual hygiene day: 200 girls benefit from free sanitary pad initiative for girls

UCH’s rehabilitation significant step by FG to ensure quality services ‘ CMD

Why Buhari should be given the Akhenaten treatment

Herders-farmers clash: We need non-kinetic approach to stem tide ‘ AIG Zone 12

Bulls persist at NGX as equities investors earn N166.8bn

May 29: Shelve your strike as mark of solidarity ‘ Otti Inauguration committee appeals to Abia workers

FG inaugurates state funeral committee for Oladipo Diya

May 29: Enugu inauguration committee releases schedule of events

El-Rufai invites ex-VP Sambo, Akande, ministers to commission projects

Despite valedictory session, ministers hang on as Buhari fails to dissolve FEC

Court adjourns Seun Kuti’s case till July 3

NDIC assures speedy payment of claims to depositors of closed MFBs, PMBs


‘Why Senate president must be a southern Christian’

Agency trains 60 LASU officials

‘Suspend ICTN implementation’, firm tells Buhari

Foundation to upgrade 40 PHCs with N1b

Sanwo-Olu opens four jetties in riverine communities

Interpret laws to safeguard consumer interest, CJN tells judges

Ortom: Tinubu will do better

Buhari swears-in seven RMAFC Federal Commissioners

Killings: NIREC distances religion, blames politics, ethnic division

Health workers threaten strike over unfair treatment

FEC still very much alive, says Fed Govt

Foreign visibility dwarfed by domestic challenges

Gbajabiamila, Wase clash at plenary

Liberia peace cost Nigeria $8bn, says Irabor

Nigeria Air plane arrives Friday – FG

No further extension after May 30 Direct Entry registration deadline – JAMB

Gunmen abduct two Yola pastors

FEC has not been dissolved – FG

Senate passes bill to compensate victims of EndSARS for 2nd reading

Five footballers suspended for betting crimes

Don’t tell my father I used his car – DJ Cuppy


Appointing ‘Minister of State’ is a constitutional aberration ‘ Keyamo tells Buhari

Seun Kuti Breaks Silence After Dramatic Release from Prison

Gory sight as bus conveying intending Saudi pilgrims burns to ashes in Nasarawa

Dangote is Nigeria’s greatest export to the world ‘ Femi Adesina

N96.5m fraud: EFCC declares businessman, Frank Egba, wanted


Tina Turner, legendary music star, dies at 83

Report: How UK Special Forces have been Operating Secretly In Nigeria

Osinbajo: Achieving Universal Coverage for All is focus of our health reform

After 17 Months’ Probe, Reps Panel Unable To Ascertain Daily Petrol Consumption

Nigeria Spent $8bn To Restore Peace In Liberia – Gen. Irabor

Buhari Asks Senate To Approve Payments Of $556m, £98m, N226bn Judgment Debts

CBN Raises Interest Rate To 18.5%, Highest In 22 Years

Nigeria’s GDP Growth Slows To 2.31% In Q1 2023 Amid Cash Crunch

Create New Act, Don’t Reverse Power Privatisation, Tinubu Urged

Nigeria Must Participate In $3.6bn Cyber-Security Solutions Market – AU Chief

Efficient Judicial System Will Strengthen Confidence In Economy – Emefiele

CBN Revokes Licences Of 179 Microfinance Banks, 4 Mortgage Banks, Others

10th NASS: Respect APC’s zoning template, legislative aides tell Yari, others

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

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


Williams, El-rufai, Mattawalle, Bello plot Emefieles sack

PAP Launch N1.5bn Cooperative Fund To Empower Ex-Agitators

Abuja council boss emerges new ALGON chairman

NYSCs involvement in politics unnecessary, fraudulent, says coalition

Dont give up on securing FCT, Minister charges security agencies


Explainer: Implication of tribunal’s consolidation of Atiku, Obi, APM petitions against Tinubu

Households struggle to feed on accelerating inflation

Harder times for businesses as CBN raises rate again

Nigeria’s manufacturing sector growth hits 3-yr low in Q1

Investors gain N167bn as Nestle, others help market defy rate hike

Investors bet Fed will keep interest rates higher for longer

Despite naira crunch, 85% of Nigerians still trust banks ‘ Survey

CBN unveils new app to boost financial inclusion, literacy

Anambra Govt rakes in N100m monthly from Keke riders ‘ AIRS Chairman

NDIC assures speedy payment of claims to depositors of closed MFBs, PMBs

Julius Abure remains the national chairman of the Labour Party ‘ NLC president

Investors fret over Nigeria’s declining external reserves

The Buhari Legacy Series: VAIDS ‘ How ambitious tax amnesty scheme was derailed

Lagos issues N134.8bn long-tenure capital market bonds

Buyers dominate stock market ahead of MPC outcome

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

Big investors rush into bonds after ‘cataclysmic’ year


Bill To Compensate EndSARS Victims Passes Second Reading In Senate

Northern Youths, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Task Buhari On Investigation Of Alleged Corruption Against Bawa

Oyo: LG Boss Suspended By Lawmakers Over Alleged Misappropriation Of Funds

CBN Increases Interest Rate To 18.5%

CJN Hails Emefiele, CBN, For Reforms In Nigeria’s Financial Sector

We Hope To Produce Champion Ahead 2023 World Scrabble Championship

Nigeria Zoom Into U-20 World Cup Knock-Out Stage

Ebonyi: Five Killed In Police, Bandits’ Shootout At Checkpoint

FG Floats N5bn Loan For Livestock Farmers

$2.4bn Stolen Crude Oil Probe: Again Reps Invite Malami, Zainab

Ukrainian Spy Boss Bluntly Admits Plan To Assassinate Putin

Russia Says Foiled Ukraine Attack On Warship In Turkish Waters


Crisis Looms In Anambra IGR Board Over Revenue Racketering

10th NASS: Edo Member-Elect Promises To Change Narratives

Presidential Amnesty Office Launches N1.5bn To Empower Ex-Agitators

10th NASS: Northern Youths Push For Abbas, Says Party Supremacy Stands

Oyebanji Presents N325m To 23 Communities For Grassroots Devt

JUST-IN: CBN Raises Interest Rate To 18.5% To Tame Inflation

Shell Unlocks $56.13m For Host Communities

Speakership: G7 Must Remain United To Counter Imposition ‘ Group

PDP To Buhari: Douse Tension Over Plan To Declare Friday Public Holiday

APC Lost Osun Guber Election Due To Intractable Internal Crisis ‘ Ex Deputy Gov

Police Arrest, Arraign Sacked Ogun Deputy Speaker Over Breach Of Peace


Ministers of State launch ‘protest’ against Buhari

CBN jerks interest rate to 18.5%, highest in 22 years

Sustainable finance, key to transforming Nigeria’s economy ‘ NGX

6 new training institutions to save billions for NIMASA in overseas training ‘ DG

PDP to FG: Don’t stall S/Court judgement on Tinubu with public holiday

Ministers of State redundant under Buhari ‘ Keyamo

Cross River: Ani’s reported Obongship proclamation fake ‘Kingmakers

Delta: Motorcyclist rapes female passenger inside bush

60 dukes disown plot to break up Benin kingdom

Buhari makes changes with appointment in aviation agencies

FG, others clamour for war against drug abuse


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