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Here are the Nigerian newspapers Today Headlines on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 from

Punch Newspapers Headlines Today Thursday 2nd, May 2019

BREAKING: IGP orders immediate redeployment of Kaduna CP, five others

Air force denies ignoring Zamfara distress call, says bandits fled

Refund all monies deducted from workers salaries, Bello orders accounts officers


Six things Osinbajo cant do in Buharis absence

Vertonghen clash: Brain injury charity wants temporary substitutes

Ekiti APC suspends Oni for alleged anti-party activities

Spanish goalkeeper Casillas stable after heart attack FC Porto

Mace theft probe: Omo-Agege abusing legislative, judicial processes, Misau alleges

Court jails WikiLeaks founder, Assange, for UK bail breach

Emery confirms Ramsey has played last Arsenal game

Protest in FUTA as reckless driver kills student

Army lambasts Ali Mohammed for saying Boko Haram members get $3,000 daily while Nigerian soldiers get N1,000

Ortom assures Benue workers of implementing Minimum Wage

Isoko people demand Deltas ministerial slot from Buhari

Cross River workers kick as Ayade settles May salary barely a week after April pay

Theres no rift between me and Oshiomhole, says Obaseki

Russia expects Nigerians to apply for scholarship, says attach

Sri Lanka names Easter suicide bombers

Spurs followed protocol after Vertonghen head injury, says Pochettino

523 children languishing in Anambra prisons NHRC

Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against Ruiz Jr in New York

Jonathan leads observers to monitor South Africa elections

Plateau killings: Police confirm two herdsmen missing, 319 cows killed in reprisal

Chelsea are our toughest opponents yet Huetter

Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Police detain woman, baby for husbands offence

WikiLeaks founder Assange faces jail for UK bail breach

Umahi dissolves boards of state-owned agencies

Minimum wage good if social amenities are there, economist says as workers mark May Day

Convict protests sentence, douses himself with acid as judge reads judgment

Giant-killer Ajax can go all the way

Dead Facebook account owners might outnumber the living by 2070 Researchers

Two kidnapped Shell oil workers regain freedom

Liverpool aim to spoil Messis Champions League dream

Oyinkan Braithwaite, Diana Evans listed for $40,000 2019 Womens Prize for Literature

South-West govs, govs-elect, Reps endorse Gbajabiamila for Speaker

PHOTOS: Scene of multiple car accident in Ibadan

Gunmen kill two, injure seven-month-old baby in Plateau

Two die in US university campus shooting

Oyo APC denies influence on Buharis cabinet

Train crushes three selfie-crazy teenagers to death

Banditry: FG orders northern monarchs to begin community policing

Nine remanded for cattle rustling, kidnapping

Makinde writes Ajimobi, accuses his appointees of reckless actions

Certificate of return: Group flays APC leaders over comment on Okorocha

South-East lobbying for NASS positions, says Rep-elect

Investors lose N713bn in April as stock market tumbles

NASS passes N8.916tn budget, earmarks N23.7bn for lawmakers gratuities, allowances

FG to release new gas pricing template May 29

Guardian Newspapers Headlines Today Thursday 2nd, May 2019

Women Empowerment: GEEP empowers more women in Benue with interest free loans

NAF did not ignore distress call on bandit’s attacks ‘ Official

Firmino on bench for Liverpool against Barca

US attorney general grilled over handling of Russia report

May Day: Ambode commends labour on four years of industrial harmony

NEMA quiet on N40m ransom as four abducted staff regain freedom

UTME results: JAMB server did not crash ‘ spokesman

Bayelsa will pay N30, 000 minimum wage ‘ Dickson

Pinnick announces Zimbabwe and Senegal AFCON warm-ups for Nigeria

Iker Casillas stable after heart attack – FC Porto

Here’s Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Unfollowed The Royal Family on Instagram

AU gives Sudan military further 60 days to cede power

Ekiti APC suspends Segun Oni for alleged anti-party activities

May Day: Kano State government abolishes HND, Bsc dichotomy

Minimum Wage: Labour urges FG to finalise salary adjustment

President Buhari mourns Hajiya Omoti

Cross Rivers civil servants protest early payment of May salary

Patoranking Dedicates Forthcoming Album To His Daughter – Wilmer

Emery confirms Ramsey has played last Arsenal game

Oil and government workers freed in Nigeria: police

Facebook’s Dating App Wants To Connect You To Your ‘Secret Crush

We have evidence that Buhari rigged 2019 election – Afenifere leader

Sri Lanka names Easter suicide bombers

Nigeria Army reacts to claims Boko Haram members are paid better than soldiers

Caster Semenya vows court decision won’t hold her back

Death toll in Adamawa attack rises to 30

How To Break It Off With A Clingy Ex-Partner

Mozambique holiday isle left in ruins by cyclone

New round of US-Taliban talks starts in Doha

Three tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

India braces for cyclone, puts navy on alert

Total restates long-term commitment to Nigeria

Ten dead as bandits attack two Katsina villages

Abuja raids are a case of discrimination against women

Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Ali Baba Calls Out Scammers And Their Supporters

Assange jailed for 50 weeks for UK bail breach

Apple tops forecasts as pivot to services shows progress

Pochettino accepts blame for ‘sloppy’ Spurs as Ajax close in on Champions League final

Obamas Producing Netflix Project Critical of Trump

Spurs followed protocol after Vertonghen head injury, says Pochettino

Huawei jumps ahead of Apple in tough smartphone market

Giant-slayers Ajax can go all the way: Dutch press

Liverpool aim to spoil Messi’s Champions League dream

Emery turns to Europa League once more to salvage Arsenal’s season

Planes grounded as thousands in Argentina strike against government

Sarri urges Chelsea to finish on a high note

Skales Calls Out Bashir Ahmaad About Police Brutality

Sports, best performing ministry under Buhari ‘ Dalung

Vanguard Newspapers Headlines Today Thursday 2nd, May 2019

May Day: N30,000 new minimum wage to be fully implemented ‘ Buhari

N30, 000 Minimum Wage: Okowa reiterates commitment to payment

May day:I will address N30,000 national minimum wage ‘ Ugwuanyi

UTME results: JAMB server did not crash ‘ spokesman

Jonathan, others storm South-Africa to monitor elections

May Day: workers urge employers of labour to respect collective agreement

NAFDAC moves to attain higher international standards

I have programmes that will make you smile, Okorocha tells Imo workers

President Buhari mourns Hajiya Omoti

May Day: Umahi approves N30, 000 new national minimum wage

Zamfara will be pacesetter in new minimum wage implementation ‘ Gov. Yari

Zainab: rCAN lauds Buhari over release of Nigerian student from Saudi prison

NUATE protests imposition of leadership in Enugu

I can only congratulate Man City if they win the title- Klopp

Two-time Olympic champion Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rules

Iker Casillas suffers heart attack, hospitalised

Probe Mohammed Ali over his involvement in Boko Haram welfare ‘ Army

Probe of 15 Imo LGA chairmen begins today

Sri Lanka names Easter suicide bombers

Workers protest governor’s May salary payment

Workers Day: Okowa reaffirms commitment to payment of N30,000 minimum wage

Nigerian scientist develops 1st global AI platform for language translation

Minimum wage: Jigawa tasks NLC on maximum productivity

Mo Farah spurns world marathon spot, track return speculation mounts

Ortom pledges to pay new minimum wage

May Day: Sen. Adeola calls for improved condition of service

Dabiri-Erewa lauds Buhari over release of Zainab

May Day: Lagos has enjoyed four years of sustained industrial harmony ‘ Ambode

May Day: Edo PDP wants Obaseki to commence immediate payment of N30,000 minimum wage

Three illegal hospitals sealed in Enugu

APC tasks workers on sincerity in service

Obaseki denies discord with APC chieftain, Oshiomhole

Anambra to pull down buildings habouring criminals

New law: No marriage without sickle cell-free certificate in Anambra

Cristiano Ronaldo buys world’s most-expensive car ever for over 9million

Joining Juventus a step down for Ramsey, says Seaman

FG grants Green Energy approval to construct million barrel onshore terminal

Ihedioha assures Imo workers of improved condition

Air Peace set to begin international flights

Sarri urges Chelsea to finish on a high note

Emery turns to Europa League once more to salvage Arsenal’s season

Liverpool aim to spoil Messi’s Champions League dream

Sports, best performing ministry under Buhari ‘ Dalung

May Day: TRCN boss tasks teachers on tasks to improving education

Flood Victims: NEMA collates data on farmers in Anambra

Semenya loses court challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Assange faces jail for UK bail breach

Spurs followed protocol after Vertonghen head injury, says Pochettino

Boko Haram kill 14 loggers in Borno

Leadership Newspapers Headlines Today Thursday 2nd, May 2019

Osun To Begin Implementation Of NHIS

Oyo Will Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage Without Delay ‘ Ajimobi

Ekiti Reiterates Commitment To Payment Of New Minimum Wage

Amosun Approves Payment Of Ogun Workers’ Outstanding Deductions

Lagos Enjoyed 4 Years Of Sustained Industrial Harmony Under Me, Says Ambode

FTM Founder To Speak At UN Global Festival In Germany

Ekiti APC Suspends Oni For Alleged Anti-Party Activities

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Best On Board Experience Abuja Transport Summit

C/RiverWorkers Protest As Gov. Ayade Pays May Salaries Early

Zamfara Will Be Pacesetter In New Minimum Wage Implementation ‘ Gov. Yari

SGF Commends Air Chiefs For NAF’s Successes

May Day: Kano Govt. Abolishes HND, Bsc Dichotomy

Kebbi Govt Will Give N30,000 New Minimum Wage ‘Necessary Attention ‘ Gov. Bagudu

Glitz, Glamour At Second Edition of African Fashion for Peace

Gombe Governor Elect Promises Favourable Conditions For Workers

May Day: Treat Us As Partners In Progress, Kaduna NLC, TUC Tells el-Rufai

Rumoured Rift With Oshiomhole Is Fake News, Says Obaseki

Over 60,000 Driver’s Licence Yet To Be Collected In Lagos ‘ FRSC

Bandits Killed 10 In Katsina Communities ‘ Police

FG To Distribute Farm Inputs To 2018 Flood Victims In Bayelsa

Polio: Group Advocates For Regular Routine Immunization

Factional Pension Union Seeks Government Registration

NAERLS, AGRA, USAID Set To Transform 360,000 Smallholders’ Lives In Kaduna, Niger

Workers’ Day: Obaseki Lauds Edo Workers’ Dedication, Dexterity

Evil Stepmother Sentenced To Death For Starving 10-year-old Girl To Death Before Burning Body

2 Nigerian Authors Listed Among 2019 Women’s Prize For Literature

ETI Reports Net Profit Of N30.6bn In Q1

Firms, UN Collaborate To Drive Sustainable Insurance

Bowen Students Develop App To Combat Insecurity

Nigeria, Kenya Lead As African Tech Startups Attract $1.2bn

Equities Market Sheds 1.22% On Sustained Profit Taking

FG Moves To Safeguard Nigeria’s Marine Resources

Oil Prices Dip Further On Expectations Of OPEC Output Raise

Nigeria To Benefit From $225m World Bank Off-grid Support Fund

CSCS Pays N3.5bn Full Year Dividend To Shareholders

Oil Theft: Community Restates Support For Chevron

Sam Mbakwe Int’l Cargo Airport Ready For Use ‘ Okorocha

Apo Transformer Fire: AEDC Denies TCN’s Claim

British Airways Moves To Abuja New Airport Terminal

UBA Celebrates 70 Years Of Excellent Service

Smuggling : NNPC, Road Transport Employers To Collaborate

PTAD Warns Retirees Against Fraudsters

FG To Earn N124.3bn From Power Assets Sale

Dons Task Falcons, Eaglets On Patriotism

NPFL: Eunisell Boot Award Holds June

AFCON 2019: Okocha, Kanu, Babangida Appointed Spies For Eagles

Not In Atiku Abubakar’s Character

Need To Sanitize Operations Of Christian Pilgrims’ Commission

Wigwe: Banker With Creative Streak

Thisday Newspapers Headlines Today Thursday 2nd, May 2019

Semenya Loses Landmark Appeal against IAAF Testosterone Rules

Iker Casillas Stable after Suffering Heart Attack at Training

Bayelsa Awaiting Wages Commission’s Stamp to Pay N30,000, Says Gov

Senate President’s Wife Calls for More Substance Abuse Advocacy

Akwa Ibom Affirms Commitment to Paying N30,000 Minimum Wage

Kano will Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage, Gov Assures Workers

May Day: Obiano Restates Readiness to Pay Minimum Wage

Niger Gov Describes Deductions in Workers’ April Salaries as Illegal

Ebonyi Gov Promises to Pay N30,000 New National Minimum Wage

NLC Urges Kaduna Gov to Pay Entitlements of Sacked Workers

Don’t Delay Implementation of N30,000 Minimum Wage, Workers Appeal to Ekiti Gov

Ekiti APC Suspends Ex-Gov Oni for Anti-party Activities

May Day: Ondo Gov Promises to Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

Court Jails Wikileaks Co-founder Julian Assange for Breaching Bail Conditions

Dutch Court to Hear Ogoni Widows’ Damages Suit against Shell

Kenya Airways to Stick with Boeing

Smile Assures Customers of Stable Network, Despite Malware Attack

An Economy on Life Support: Time to Pull the Plug

Two Nigerian Authors Make 2019 Women Prize for Fiction Shortlist

Caster Semenya Losses Appeal on Testosterone Rules

With Increased Interest in Maths, Nigeria Can Truly Become Giant of Africa

IAR&T Set to Run Undergraduate Programmes, Says OAU VC

TECH-U: Achieving a Tall Order

Tasks Ahead of Masari’s Second Term

Nigeria to Host ITTF African Cup, Club Championships

Nigeria Needs Clearer, More Liberal, Fiscal Policies, says ICAEW


Values Ndoma-Egba Can Bring to the Federal Executive Council

Saraki: Workers Key Contributors to Nation’s Devt

Okocha, Kanu, Babangida Appointed as Scouts, Motivation Figures for Eagles


Providing Succor for Windstorm, Flood Victims

Nigeria’s Business Environment Challenging, MAN Survey Reveals

Leadway Pensure Assures Retirees of Improved Services

Fidelity Bank Rewards More Customers in Promo

Dalung Tips Nigerian Wrestlers for 2020 Olympic Success

Liverpool Aiming to Bring Down Camp Nou

IBB Club Installs Floodlights on Golf Course

Ajax Snatches First Leg Advantage in London

Union Bank Maintains Positive Performance with N5.4bn Profit in Q1

Analysts Seek Strict Implementation as N’Assembly Passes 2019 Budget

CBN Tightens Noose on Currency Mutilation, Counterfeiting

Define Your Vision, Be Transparent, Accountable, Obaigbena Tells Govs

FG Secures Alleged Drug Trafficker, Zainab’s Release

How to Close Social Infrastructure Funding Gap

Report: Global Economic Confidence Slows Down in Q1

Boko Haram Kills 26 Persons in Adamawa

Elano Declares N5.2bn Dividend for Host Communities

Examining Nigerias Troubled Power Sector

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Nigerian Newspapers: Top Today Headlines On 20th, May 2019



Here are the Nigerian newspapers Today Headlines on Monday, May 20th, 2019 from

Punch Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Gunmen invade hotel football viewing centre, kill one, injure many

Thousands expected to protest Alabama abortion law

Google honours Samuel Okwaraji on 55th posthumous birthday


Man City stars salute departing legend Kompany

Gunmen kill 19 at fish market in DRCongo

Ozil dines with Turkeys Erdogan during Ramadan iftar

May to make MPs a final bold offer on Brexit deal

`For Sale sign on moving vehicles illegal, says FCT VIO

Nadal beats Djokovic to win ninth Rome title

Only those who support islamisation agenda will criticise Obasanjo, Fani-Kayode tells Lamido

Ill end Apapa gridlock within my first 60 days in office Sanwo-Olu

UN peacekeeping: Nigerian soldier killed in Mali

NHRC, Abuja agencies agree on suspending nightclub raids

HDP disowns presidential candidates suit seeking to stop Buharis inauguration

Football: Italian Serie A table

VIDEO: Worshippers give Buhari Rock Star treatment at Umrah

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids, injuring 17

Injured Maradona unable to attend Cannes film festival

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles arrive Poland

Football: Spanish La Liga table

Atiku demands N500m, written apology from Buharis aide, Lauretta Onochie, for tweeting lies about him

UEFA unveils fans first Euro 2020 ticket policy

Sudan protesters insist on civilian head for new governing body

Bale bows out on bench as Real Madrid blow season finale

Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open

My wife lied about her name first time we met in UK Oloye Lekan Alabi

Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with brutal first round KO

Lassa Fever: Kebbi govt confirms six cases, one death

Raising the bar of governance by making political offices less attractive

Dealing with a talkative partner

Man Citys beating heart Kompany to leave club

Making it in Nigeria without travelling abroad

Its difficult stopping people from applying urine, breast milk, others to their eyes Amaranna Nkali

Speaking truth has landed me in trouble many times Prof, 81

Sedentary lifestyle, processed red meat, lack of exercise trigger colon cancer Expert

The darkest hour

Therell be no farming in Zamfara unless more soldiers are deployed Emir of Anka

Sacked workers sat for exams, passed interviews Fayoses aide

No employment, cronies were installed to cause crisis Fayemis commissioner

Govs who enjoy life pension pressured Dickson to reject same for us Bayelsa Speaker, Benson

LG allocations: Govs disagree with NFIU, NULGE backs agency

NGO seeks help for the poor

EFCC confirms Covenant varsity accountants arrest over theft

Multiple registrations: After JAMB, FG orders other exam bodies to sanitise process

Do not play with leg swelling

Lawals doggedness

When Banana Islands big boys gathered

Ex-govs are turning Senate to their political burial ground Sen. Nkechi Nwaogu

Between Okorocha and Fani-Kayode

Guardian Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Uniuyo student drowns in hotel swimming pool

Fayemi presents staff of office to new Ekiti monarch

Police arrests fake soldier, serial robber

It’s a sky blue world’: City hailed as England’s best ever

Lamido cautions Obasanjo over alleged plot to islamise Nigeria through Boko Haram

Bannon presence raises hackles in France ahead of Europe polls

Eight Destinations Perfect For Bachelorette Parties

Nadal beats Djokovic to win ninth Rome title

Adamawa pilgrims to pay least Hajj fare ‘ Executive Secretary

Godfatherism comment: Mind your business, Salvador tells El-Rufai

Atiku threatens to sue Buhari’s aide over ‘damaging’ Twitter post

Atiku demands public apology from Presidential aide over alleged defamation

Saudi Arabia imposed tax on e-cigarettes, soft drinks

Police kill suspected kidnapper of UBEC Chairman

Trump calls pro-impeachment Republican ‘total lightweight

NNPC to inaugurate largest LPG storage in Benin

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles arrive in Poland

Thousands expected to protest Alabama abortion law

Gunmen kill 19 at fish market in northeast DR Congo

Blast hits Egypt tourist bus, 17 injured

Flatter You: Fashion That Transcends Age, Body Size And Gender

`For Sale’ sign on moving vehicles illegal

Zimbabwe secures $500m loan to ease dollar shortages

Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open

City stars salute departing ‘legend’ Kompany

UEFA unveils ‘fans first’ Euro 2020 ticket policy

Ozil dines with Turkey’s Erdogan during Ramadan iftar

Find Out The Popular TV Show Julia Roberts Has Never Watched

Bale bows out on bench as Madrid blow season finale

Saudi calls for urgent Arab talks over Iran tensions

Avengers’ Star To Go Under Cover In Comedy Cop Flick

India gender-row sprinter Chand says she is gay

Huawei will not bow to US pressure

Swiss vote to tighten gun laws, safeguard EU relations: early results

2019 Emmy Awards: Donald Glover’s “Guava Island” Out of Race

Austrian president calls for September snap elections

Lassa Fever: Kebbi Government confirms 6 cases, one death

Yemi Alade: The Rise Of A Woman of Steel

Vincent Kompany joins Anderlecht as player-manager

After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033…or 2060

Sudan protesters want civilian as head of new ruling body

Schwarzenegger Attacked at South Africa Sports Event

Captain Kompany to leave Man City

Golden era to brand new dawn: Bayern set for major overhaul

Like champions’ – Dortmund put brave face on title misery

An incredible year’: Guardiola hails City’s history boys

Who Sold Nigeria To The British For 865k In 1899

Monaco victory virtually ensures Ligue 1 safety, Mbappe hits 32nd goal

Vanguard Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Police confirm killing of Igbinedion varsity lecturer ‘ CP

Boko Haram: Speak as statesman, not bigot ‘ Lamido tells Obasanjo

Sanwo-Olu promises technology driven economy

North-west dangerous men : Outrageous tales from the Okada bandit, kidnapper hub

MOON-SIGHTING FOR Ramadan: 60 hours inside Sultan’s palace

Tribunal: NEC disowns presidential candidate

APC is all about Muhammadu Buhari; remove Buhari, APC is finished ‘ MBO Coordinator

Lack of help to one another encouraging poverty in our society ‘CP

Shocker: Schwarzenegger jolted by missed surprise knockout kick from South African

Illegal withdrawals, warehousing of funds ‘ : Buhari goes after govs

UN peacekeeping: Nigerian soldier killed in attacks in Mali

England beat Pakistan in 5th ODI, win series 4-0

Osinbajo pledges slots for NGE at NIPPS

OPEC considers two scenarios to adjust oil production

Fayemi presents staff of office to new Ekiti monarch

Godfatherism comment: Mind your business, Salvador tells El-Rufai

Godfatherism comment: Mind your business, Salvador tells El-Rufai

Indomie kicks-off search for 2019 Heroes Awards

Maltina Teacher of the Year: NB calls for entries

Atiku not in same democratic league with Abiola, Ekwueme ‘ BMO

Students desert hostels in Imo communities over alleged police crackdown, extortion

May 29: Ex-presidential aspirants, others threaten to boycott Buhari’s inauguration

FG disburses N12.7bn to 3 health agencies ‘ Minister

Activist introduces union to Anambra tricycle workers

Police kill ‘Shaho’ kidnap kingpin, nab gang members

Suspected traffic robber killed, another arrested in Lagos

Nigerian Doctor wins ‘Brain Tumor Research’ award in U.S.

I’m committed to your welfare, Shina Peller, assures constituents

Medical practitioners warn against traditional treatment of measles, chicken pox

How to tackle insecurity, crimes ‘ Oyo CJ

Edo traditional rulers pass vote of confidence on Obaseki, APC

Falana asks Buhari to order release of 40 in Navy’s detention

Oloto, 4 others charged with unlawful interference with property

Eze assures monarchs of imminent withdrawal of election petition

Why it’s difficult to arrest, prosecute vote buyers ‘ ICPC

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles arrive in Poland

Oil communities vow to protect Sahara energy’s facilities, operations

117,130.91 POS transactions carried out in first quarter 2019 ‘ NIBSS

Atiku demands N500m from Onochie for defamation

Labour decries coup talks, says Nigerians would resist any military dictatorship

How EFCC arrested 22 internet fraudsters in Sapele

Lassa Fever : 6 cases, one death confirmed in Kebbi

Google doodle celebrates posthumous birthday of late Samuel Okwaraji

Coaches salaries: Why sponsors are withholding funds ‘ NFF

Man United fans want Wilfred Ndidi at Old Trafford

Okagbare opens season’s account with 11.07secs

Nabado elected new president of Nigeria’s handball coaches body

Tell us the truth, politician urges clerics

2019 Hajj : Nasarawa pilgrims to pay N1.5m as fare

Leadership Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Police Kill Suspected Kidnapper Of UBEC Chairman

Osinbajo Pledges Slots For NGE At NIPPS

Suspected Traffic Robber Killed, Another Arrested In Lagos

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles Arrive in Poland

NNPC To Inaugurate Largest LPG Storage In Benin

Central Bank Secures $500m Loan To Ease Dollar Shortages

FCT VIO Says `For Sale’ Sign On Moving Vehicles Illegal

Lassa Fever: Kebbi Confirms 6 Cases, One Death

US PGA: Koepka Extends Lead As Woods Misses Cut

The NSITF Imbroglio: The Poverty Of Leadership By NLC

Kenneth Ekhuemelo Emerges Winner Of Hymnodia Season 1

Lojede Set To Shoot Late Thomas Sankara’s Biopic

Wande Coal, Niniola, Skiibi Thrill Fans At Red Night Party

Desperate Search For The Goldmine: Review Of Gold Statue The Movie

Juju Artiste, Alaba Ultimate Set To Release ‘Breakthrough’ Album

Bayern Thrash Frankfurt, Wins 7th Consecutive Bundesliga Title

NHF AGM Ratifies Constitution

WAFU Cup: Super Falcons Beat Cote D’Ivoire On Penalties To Emerge Champions

Emefiele: Where Buhari’s Confidence In Team Work Manifests

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Tonto Dikeh and Her 40 Seconds Ex

The Things I Do

Jordon Ibe ‘ Nigerian-Born English Player

PMB Needs More Politicians Than Technocrats As Ministers ‘ Okorie

Agony Of Electricity Consumers In Abuja

Reps Speakership: As Clock Ticks Towards Bago

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Tips Every Woman Should Know Before Colouring Their Hair

Style House Files Presents X Retail: SheTrades Edition

Business Woman Docked For Issuing Dud Cheque

Ramadan: Lawmaker ‘ elect Distributes 510 Bags Of Grains, Sugar To Constituents

New Etsu Pategi Promises To Maintain Peace, Security

Ex- NOA DG Urges Media To Remain Steadfast

Kwara Community Decries Attempt To Distort History

CNN International Commercial Appoints Phil Nelson As Chief Operating Officer

Kwara Students Protest Against Cigarette Factory In Varsity Community

Criticism Good For Human Development ‘ Obasanjo

Ganduje To Present 1, 800 Page Defence Before Tribunal

INEC Supervises FCT School Election

Anambra Police Arrest Robbery Suspect, Rescue Kidnapped Victim

Bandits’ Attacks Claim 11 Inw 5 Katsina Villages

We’ll Bring Those Behind Ariyo Aina’s Murder To Book

Group Advocates For Accessible Drinking Water

CAS Restates Commitment To Provision Of Modern Equipment For NAF

Poll Shows Johnson As Preferred Choice To Succeed May

Local Production Of Herbal Medicines Will Create Employment ‘ Minister

Osun Guber: Adeleke Files Notice Of Appeal At S/Court

Thisday Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Edo Communities Laud Sahara Energy, Vow to Protect Firm’s Facilities, Operations

DMO: Why We Introduced FGN 30-year Bond

WASRA Guidelines on Cross-border Issuance Ready, Says SEC

Dokubo Explains Buhari’s Commitment to Amnesty Programme

Atiku Threatens to Sue Buhari’s Aide over Libellous Publication

Living Faith Church Donates Relief Materials to Nasarawa IDPs

32 Years after, FG Revives Mass Housing Project in Anambra

Intrigues as Gbemisola Saraki Eyes Kwara Ministerial Slot

Giant Steps’ As Rotimi Akeredolu Takes Marijuana to Next Level

Armed Banditry, Kidnapping Stoke Food Crisis Nationwide

Group Donates Mobility Carts to Boko Haram Victims

Taraba to Unveil Legacy Gallery

Is el-Rufai Serious about Kaduna-Abuja Road

Musing at IGP’s ‘Suicidal’ Order

Christian Group Protests Attacks on Southern Kaduna

Education Minister Urges Agencies to Emulate JAMB

Aviation Minister Gives Conditions to Avert Downgrade of Enugu Airport

LGAs Can Exercise Constitutional Powers with N’Assembly, Says Court

Senate Confirmation: A Voteof Confidence on Emefiele

As Central Bank Moves to Finance Creativity

A Case for Stricter Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

The Huge Data Rip-off in Nigeria

Making Oil & Gas Projects Viable in Niger Delta

Piracy: Changing a Wrong Perception of Nigeria

Why NNPC Must be Sold Now!

What Are Bulkachuwas Options

Kogi Governorship and the West/Central Challenge

Edo Politics: Why Political Gluttons want Obasekis Removal

When an Ex-convict Blackmails

Sowumi: Atiku Is More Patriotic Than Those Who Set the Nation…

ANTHONY SANI: Alleged Plans to Oust Buhari Must be Investigated

Enelamah: Weve Reached Point of No Return on Economic Zones Company

Eighth Senate, Ekweremadu and National Security

Ending Environmental Terrorism in Bayelsa the Dickson Way

Presidential Amnesty Programme: Then and Now

Emeka Offor: Celebrating A Conscientious Giver

Talkin about a Revolution

Man City Thrash Watford 6-0, Complete Domestic Treble

Bundesliga: Bayern Trounce Frankfurt, Beat Dortmund to Title

Wilfred Ndidi: Can Leicester Ward-off Man Uniteds Prying Eyes

Massari: Nigeria Will Excel in Africa Track championship

City Target Record Domestic Treble against Watford

A Cure for Many Types Depression

YINKA DAVIES: Being on Stage Helps Me to Think Clearly

Concern Mounts Over Possible Share Manipulation in MTN’s NSE Listing

FG: We Have Credible Evidence Atiku, PDP Want to Subvert Nigeria

NPA Terminates Intels Pilotage Contract over Failure to Remit $145.84m

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Good morning, welcome to NIGERIA NEWS, we have provided all the headlines from major Nigeria Newspapers for news summary today being 20th, May 2019 Nigeria news today headlines on Monday, 20th of May 2019 and here is the top headlines news summary in Nigeria curated by NIGERIA NEWS for your online reads. enjoy

1. Niger guber: Tribunal rules in favour of PDP

Niger State governorship election petition tribunal has struck out the application by counsel to the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate and incumbent governor, Abubakar Bello, seeking to disqualify the lead counsel to the petitioner and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko

The lead counsel to Governor Bello and APC, Mr. Samuel Okutepa, SAN, had at the resumed sitting in Minna, sought the tribunal to disqualify Alhaji Abdulmalik Ndayako who is the leading counsel to the PDP candidate on the grounds that he (Ndayako) was the running mate to the petitioner in the election.

Mr. Okutekpa in the application vehemently objected to Abdulmalik Ndayako representing the petitioner, arguing that he was an active participant in the matter that brought about the petition.


2. Kano: Ganduje dares Emir Sanusi, reveals why he won’t reverse creation of new emirates

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has assured that the newly additional four Emirates have come to stay, insisting that, they were created in good faith without any disdainful treatment to anybody or group of individuals.

He said this on Sunday while insisting that the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi is no longer the only first class monarch in the state.

Reiterating his complete and total support for smooth running of all the newly created Emirates in the state, he further challenged that, “As a son of a Village Head (Dagaci) how can I do something that would jeopardise the corporate existence of our long standing heritage?

3. Nigerian govs warn Buhari govt as direct allocation to LGs begins June

Governors of the 36 States in Nigerian have opposed the Buhari government’s announcement that direct allocation to local government councils will begin June 1.

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) had announced a ban on transactions on state and local governments joint accounts.

The NFIU also placed a limit on cash withdrawals from local governments accounts to a maximum of N500,000 per day.

4. FG reacts to killing of Nigeria soldier in Mali

The Federal Government has condemned in the strongest term, the attacks on the UN Peace Keepers by unidentified assailants that led to the death of a Nigerian UN peacekeeper in Timbuktu, northern Mali.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said this in a statement by its Acting Spokesperson, Friday Akpan, on Sunday in Abuja

The UN Secretary General, Mr Antonio Gettress, had said the attacks, which occurred in separate incidents in Tessalit and Timbuktu, left four other UN peacekeepers, including another Nigerian injured.

5. Electric cars: What Dino Melaye did to Ben Bruce – Shehu Sani

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central district at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has revealed what happened to Senator Ben Murray Bruce when he introduced the bill for electric cars to the Senate.

DAILY POST had reported that the Senate, rejected a bill seeking to phase out the use of petrol-powered cars in Nigeria and adopt those powered by electricity.

The bill was sponsored by Senator representing Bayelsa East, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce.

In the bill, the lawmaker had argued that it would be cheaper to use electric-powered cars than the current petrol cars being used in Nigeria.

6. Atiku slams N500m suit on Buhari’s aide, Onochie for linking him to terrorists

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked Lauretta Onochie, an aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, to tender apology and pay him N500 million for linking him to terrorists.

This was contained in a letter by Mike Ozekhome, lawyer to the presidential candidate.

On May 7, Onochie had tweeted that the former vice-president was on a United Arab Emirates (UAE) watch list.

“Atiku on UAE watchlist- Security sources,” Buhari’s aide tweeted.

“Security operatives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are keeping a close tab on a former Nigerian Vice Pres Atiku Abubakar who has been in the Middle East nation for several weeks now What is he doing there?

“Me: Shopping for Terrorists?”

7. Transfer: Solskjaer, Woodward clash over Pogba’s move to Real Madrid

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is prepared to let Paul Pogba join Real Madrid this summer in a £120million move, the UK Sun reports.

Pogba was seen as key to Solskjaer’s rebuilding project at Old Trafford, when he took over last December.

The France midfielder was keen on joining Barcelona last summer and, despite a mid-season upturn in performances, he remains keen on leaving the club and is said to have informed Solskjaer of his desire to join Real Madrid.

United’s executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, believes losing Pogba to the Spanish giants would be a major blow to United’s image and reputation across the world.

8. Police arrest school gardener over alleged murder of SS3 Student

The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday said it arrested a gardener in a secondary school

over an alleged murder of a Senior Secondary school student.
The Command’s spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana confirmed the arrest in a statement on Sunday.

According to Elkana, on May 16, at about 2.40pm, Iponri Police Station received a complaint from Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar School Iponri.

9. Police confirm killing of Igbinedion varsity lecturer in Edo

The Edo Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed DanMallam, on Sunday confirmed the killing of a lecturer with the Igbinedion University, Okada, near Benin, by suspected kidnappers.

DanMallam said the lecturer, Kelvin Izebeokhai, was killed in an attempted escape bid when the victims were being marched into the forest by the kidnappers.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the gunmen were said to be operating near Okada junction along the Benin-Lagos highway.

10. Uniuyo student drowns in hotel swimming pool

A 100 level student of the University of Uyo, identified as Kingsley Etim, reportedly drowned in the swimming pool of De Vegas Paradise Hotel in Uyo, on Saturday during a pool party.

Confirming the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Akwa Ibom, SP Odiko Macdon, described the incident as unfortunate.

He said that the Command had commenced preliminary investigation into the matter to unravel more facts concerning the incident, as the police did not foreclose a foul play.


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