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Here are the major headlines for Friday, May 18, 2018

Punch

  • BREAKING: Supreme Court orders Akingbola to face his N5bn trial
  • Belgium extend Martinez’s contract ahead of World Cup
  • Hundreds of designer bags, jewelry, cash, seized from ex-Malaysia PM
  • Neuer in Bayern’s cup final squad after eight months out
  • Late Aisha Abimbola aka Omoge Campus buried
  • Man bags six months sentence for house-breaking, theft
  • Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle
  • Wenger, still in ‘shock’, sets deadline for future plans
  • WHO says ‘high risk’ Ebola will spread in DR Congo
  • Jaded Marseille prepare for Champions League last chance
  • Ebola cases in DR Congo rise to 14
  • Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy
  • Lightning strikes 10 women in Kenyan village
  • Ekiti last gov poll characterised by ‘hanky-panky’ — Buhari
  • Royals put finishing touches on wedding ahead of big day
  • My lover — not my husband — impregnated me, wife confesses
  • Policemen desert Rivers station after colleague killed soldier
  • Cult members disrupted Ogun community electricity – IBEDC
  • Police arraign Lagos politician, phone repairer on affray
  • Dino Melaye gets N10m bail
  • IG plans to implicate me, Saraki tells Senate
  • Again, Saraki summons IG, others over abductions
  • UPDATED: I will resign in a week, says Fayemi
  • Omo-Agege resumes as Senate holds closed-door session
  • BREAKING: Alleged fraud: ICPC withdraws charges against Jang
  • Hundreds of designer bags, jewelry, cash, seized from ex-Malaysia PM
  • Ex-PDP chair, Ali Modu-Sherrif, shuns journalists after meeting Buhari
  • Efforts to stop xenophobic attacks in S’Africa not working, says Presidential aide

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Again, bandits kill 10 in Birnin Gwari
  • 3 slaughtered by herdsmen, 10 killed by bandits in fresh Kaduna, Benue attacks
  • Osun Govt. versus OAU: Untold story of tax brouhaha
  • Saraki vs IGP: Kwara reps, Lai Mohammed, youths in verbal exchange
  • Xenophobic attacks: Efforts to stop killings in S-Africa not working – FG
  • States should determine oil subsidy, not NNPC—Govs
  • At least four killed in open-air mosque suicide bombing in Borno
  • NEC orders NNPC, NPDC, FIRS, Customs, others to refund N8trn unremitted fund
  • FG Generated N269.79bn As VAT In Q1 2018 – NBS
  • Video: South African Robbers In Dramatic Broad Daylight Cash Van Heist
  • President Buhari Express Confidence In Nigerian Army’s Commitment To End Killings
  • MAKOKO MURDER: Residents Recount Ordeal One Week After
  • ‘Denuclearise Or Risk Overthrow’, Trump Tells N/Korea’s Kim
  • Governors Threaten To Takeover Fuel Subsidy Payment From NNPC
  • APC Congress: Woman, 10 Others Shot In Cross River
  • Man Kidnaps Ex-Employer’s Wife Over Death Of Child
  • NDLEA Intercepts 4,000kgs Of Tramadol At Lagos Airport
  • Murder At The Bedrooms
  • Unusual ‘Pardon’: A Note Of Gratitude To Shettima
  • Save Us From Land Grabbers, Residents Urge Ambode, Lagos CP
  • Army Can’t Stop Us From Hoisting Biafra Flag On May 22—BIM
  • Fayemi Faces Fayose’s Man: The Battle Of The Eggheads
  • The Health Discovery They’ve Kept Hidden From You For Decades! Man Reveals How You Can Live Forever Young
  • FIFA World Cup (27 Days to go) : Team Profile – SPAIN
  • Countdown (27) FIFA WC: Team spirit will help us against Croatia, Iceland, Argentina — Rohr
  • Shorunmu tips Uzoho, Ezenwa, Ajiboye to do well in Russia
  • Ndidi wants Eagles to avoid Croatia defeat
  • Eagles remain static on world rankings Fourth Opeifa handball ends today

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Nation

  • Ebola cases in Congo jumps to 14
  • N5bn fraud: Supreme Court orders Akingbola to face trial
  • Youths must take up leadership roles — Nwokedi
  • Man jailed six months for burglary, theft
  • Pompeo calls Buhari, reaffirms Nigeria-U.S relations
  • Trump contradicts adviser on North Korea
  • We’ve made Gov. Okorocha politically irrelevant – Imo APC stakeholders
  • More fireworks over list of public treasury looters
  • INEC lists 40 for July 14 Ekiti governorship election
  • Court orders JOHESU to end strike
  • $51 oil benchmark okay for 2018 budget, say experts
  • NEC targets $21b, N526b recovery
  • Kwara governor: no link with suspects
  • Food self-sufficiency: Local fertiliser production raises hopes
  • NBBF stakeholders meeting: Constitution drafting committee to begin work – Kida
  • Super Eagles: Ex-Internationals ask players to justify selection
  • Man United top EPL Club Earnings
  • RAMADAN: Rohr Clears Musa, others
  • Dalung urges Nigerians to support Eagles, warns NFF against distraction
  • FIFA 2018 WORLD CUP: Kelechi Nwankali backs Super Eagles
  • Buhari hosts Super Eagles May 29
  • Despite going to parties, I made First Class, says UNILAG’s valedictorian
  • ‘Entrepreneurship key to poverty alleviation’
  • NANS meets OAU management over students’ suspension
  • Ex-CAMPUSLIFE man gives back to alma mater
  • Time to look in the mirror
  • ‘How we’ll bail out indigent, physically-challenged students’
  • How to win anti-corruption war, by lawmaker

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Guardian

  • Economic council directs NNPC, others to refund N8tr
  • Nigeria targets first nuclear energy plant by mid 2020s
  • Whatsapp, other OTTs slash 81% of operators’ revenue in 13 years
  • China stands to gain in Iran after US quits nuclear deal
  • Nigeria to bid for 2020 F5WC World Cup
  • NAF continues air strikes, destroys insurgents’ structures in Bama, Gobara
  • S. Secretary of State calls Buhari, reaffirms Nigeria-U.S. relations
  • National Housing Programme creating employment for youths, says Fashola
  • UN projects Nigeria’s popultion to 189m by 2050
  • Ethiopia probes killing of Dangote Cement country manager
  • S. Secretary of State calls Buhari, reaffirms Nigeria-U.S. relations
  • Hazard warning for Man United as troubled Chelsea eye FA Cup salvation
  • Stars set to say farewell on La Liga’s final weekend
  • Super Eagles’ fans order three million NIKE jerseys
  • Venus Williams out, Nadal rolls on at Rome Open
  • Africans tip Super Eagles to break World Cup jinx in Russia
  • Russian girls first ever to become ‘ball boys’ in opener
  • We’ve made Okorocha politically irrelevant, says Imo APC stakeholders
  • How congresses deepen APC crises in Southeast
  • Ambode urges supporters to obtain voters card
  • Ekwunife, Danbazzau, Eweka, Zwingina, 70 others head APC congresses, appeal panels

(www.guardian.ng)

 

ThisDay

  • AFRIMA Unveils 2018 Programmes in Ghana
  • Davido, Tiwa Savage Nominated for BET Awards
  • Congo, WHO Race to Prevent Runaway Ebola Outbreak
  • Dbanj’s CREAM Platform Partners Access Bank
  • Govs Seek to Take Over Fuel Subsidy Payments
  • NNPC, Nigeria’s Oil Behemoth Records N547bn Losses in Three Years
  • First Excel Convention Holds in Nigeria May 24
  • A Plus for Efoziem, Security Boss
  • The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole
  • Health Workers Relax Strike in Lagos, Kano, Yobe
  • Danbazzau, Ekwunife, Zwingina, Elegbeleye, 69 Others Head APC State Congresses,…
  • Kachikwu Seeks Speedy Approval of Oilfield Development Plans
  • Don’t Link Me or Saraki to Criminal Suspects, Kwara Gov Tells…
  • Glo Unveils ‘GO Russia’ Promo
  • APC Stakeholders Express Worry Over Security in Imo
  • Senator Akpan to Remain in EFCC Detention Until Arraignment
  • Dogara Kicks against Alleged Diversion of N320bn Natural Resources Fund
  • NDLEA Seizes Four Tonnes of Tramadol at Lagos Airport
  • Lagos Spends N1bn on Lake Rice Subsidy in Three Years
  • Ecobank Wins Award
  • Mutual Benefits Assurance Returns to Profitability, to Pay N160m Dividend
  • Nigeria Records Low Growth in Air Passenger Traffic
  • FG Urges Stakeholders to Device Strategies to Boost Maritime Security

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Tribune

  • Buhari participates in Ramadan Tafsir
  • Buratai updates Buhari on Nigerian Army, security situation
  • NEC orders NNPC, Customs, others to refund N8trn under remittances
  • 2019 Presidency: Saraki, Atiku, Mark, Tambuwal others eye SDP ticket
  • ’21 former govs, deputy govs still receive salaries as senators, ministers’
  • Kaduna fixes June 2 for LG bye elections
  • Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Burutai
  • Birnin Gwari killings: Army ready to work with other security agencies ―Buratai
  • Ex-Gov, Oyinlola, others inaugurated as board members of NIMC
  • Ramadan: Oyinlola urges Muslims to pray for peace of Nigeria
  • LG Election: Ondo electoral commission to establish synergy with INEC
  • We won’t condone abuse of N350bn natural resources fund ―Dogara
  • Senate passes long awaited Business Reform Bill into law after 28 years
  • Saraki: Kwara House implores Nigerians to caution IGP
  • Pray for Nigeria, Ogun State at Ramadan, Akinlade tells Muslims
  • 2 cameramen fail to produce birthday video coverage, get N100,000 bail
  • Gunpoint robbery: Jobless man remanded in prison
  • Teacher inserts pencil in 6-year-old girl’s private part
  • My lover impregnated me, not my husband, wife tells court
  • Sudan arrests killer of Nigerian immigration attache
  • Theresa May and Donald Trump discuss Iran nuclear deal on phone
  • Protesters demand Russia stop blocking Telegram messenger app
  • Israel prepares for opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem
  • UCH, others participate in Nigeria’s first breast cancer treatment trial
  • Oyo govt to collaborate with police to stop medical quackery
  • Exclusive breastfeeding can protect from asthma —Expert
  • JOHESU strike: Don’t enthrone illegality at the expense of Nigerians’ health ―NMA
  • How to raise effective team for optimal results —Pastor Jaiyebo
  • How to Download YouTube Videos on your Phone
  • 8 beauty tips every woman must know
  • 5 tips for healthy, loving relationship
  • Group distributes N2.4m zakat in Oyo
  • God-conscious Muslims must change their apolitical attitude —Don
  • Now that the recession is over, what next?
  • Al-Habibiyah organisation advocates budget monitoring to fight corruption
  • Saraki begins sponsorship of Muslims, Christians on pilgrimages

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

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