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Here are the major headlines for Friday, May 19, 2017

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The SUN
Obaseki urges NAWOJ to see election as family affair
7m Nigerians living with depression –Physicians
Defectors in Akwa Ibom PDP’re selfish lightweights –Scribe
JAMB candidate nabbed with gun at exam centre
Rivers: Wike’s achievement justifies election –Jonathan
Recession: What FG didn’t do right – Soludo
Biafra: Kanu, MASSOB leader strike alliance
Rail projects: South-East not excluded –FG
DSS, NDDC face Senate, Reps probe
Nollywood mourns as veteran actress, Moji Olaiya, dies in Canada
Senate bars Buhari’s appointee from office pending confirmation
Police recover bodies of 4 officers murdered by militants
Anambra continues to blaze trail in education
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Nigerian arms scandal resurfaces in US court
JAMB candidate arrested with gun in exam hall
Police get 498 petitions against personnel in 90 days
Wear only made in Calabar clothes, Ayade tells appointees
FG conveys parents, relatives of rescued Chibok girls to Abuja
I’ve no regret Wike is Rivers governor — Jonathan
Ifeanyi Ubah diverted 11bn PMS, NNPC tells court
Coup: Nigerians’ll defend democracy, says APC
Lopsided recruitment: Federal Character Commission may sue DSS
BREAKING: Again, explosion rocks UNIMAID
Police squad extorting us, group tells FG
Senate indicts Presidency, bars lottery commission DG from office
‘Escaped Chibok girl in JSS1 when abducted’
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Senate probes alleged lopsided recruitment in DSS
Reps summon CBN gov, Magu, others over N12bn virtual currency scheme
One dead, 17 rescued, scores trapped as building collapses in Lagos
Ifeanyi Ubah: NNPC challenges court’s jurisdiction to hear suit
Coup: Nigerians will defend democracy – APC
Army, TI tango over alleged annual looting of N380bn
Bus driver handcuffed to Police Van: They found only an empty packet of cigarette on me
ADELEKE: I injected him using prescription, drugs he gave me — Nurse
2 ex-bank directors docked over $166m bad loan
104,000 UTME candidates apply for UNILORIN’s 10,000 slots
NNPC, Oando, AA Rano, Sahara, 17 others to sign $6bn oil swap deal
Woman dies with 3 children she tried to rescue in Lagos fire
Enugu: Sullivan’s discordant chimes raise the bar
You’re free to leave, Ekiti PDP faction tells Fayose
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
‘How military officials benefit from fight against Boko Haram’
Senate stops Buhari’s appointee from assuming office
Abuja, Cross River, Adamawa hit by high transport fare
Trump says Venezuela crisis a ‘disgrace to humanity’
Izilien renews battle with NFF over unpaid wages
‘Army has not made arrests over alleged plans to heat up polity’
Reps summon Emefiele, Magu over N12 billion currency scheme
We still have a long way to go, says JAMB Registrar
Three workers killed, 16 rescued as building collapses in Lagos
Ubah committed economic sabotage, NNPC tells court
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Politicians under security watch over Buratai’s alarm
Lagos building collapse death toll hits three
We’ll remain loyal to Nigeria, says Air Force
Osinbajo signs three executive orders to boost economy
No cabal working against Kachikwu in the villa – NICreL
Borno rebuilds 2,000 houses in Damasak
Trade zone hails oil and gas logistics services policy review
Rivers now a construction yard, says ex-President Jonathan
Family of five burnt to death in Lagos
NNPC: our case against Ubah, Capital Oil
Panic as herdsmen kill two in Rivers community
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Army Yet to Make Arrests After Buratai’s Warning, Says Spokesman
Osinbajo Signs Executive Order to Aid Budget Submission by Agencies
NNPC Finalises $6bn Oil-for-Product Swaps
Presidency: Freed Girl Not One of 219 Chibok Schoolgirls
Ebola: No Screening Points, Machines at Seme Border
EU Bars Medview Airlines, Others from Its Airspace
FG Approves N186bn for Waterways Security
Saraki, S’ West Govs, Others Storm Ibadan for Adebayo
Ubah Committed Economic Sabotage, NNPC Tells Court
Nigeria Set to Launch First Nano-Satellite into Orbit
Boko Haram is Regrouping in Forests in Taraba, Warns Ishaku
Again, Disease Causes Tomato Scarcity
Kaduna Govt on the War Path with Banks over Unpaid Levies
Defence Minister: Over 12,000 Boko Haram Hostages Freed So Far
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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