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Here are the major headlines for Friday, May 25, 2018


  • Buhari’s bill on water resources splits northern, southern senators
  • Buhari gets 2018 Budget today, says Saraki
  • Children’s Day: Senate demands Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls, others’ rescue
  • Environmental pollution: Niger Delta town, Bodo, floors Shell in UK court
  • Court voids Jibrin’s suspension, orders Reps to pay him accrued salaries
  • Alleged forgery: Court declares Innoson Motors’ chairman wanted
  • Jubilation in Jos as Jang gets N100m bail
  • Alleged N500m fraud: Shagari, others get N25m bail
  • Enugu court remands 32 Biafra agitators in prison
  • Only the blind won’t see Buhari’s achievements — Presidency
  • Ministry set to clamp down on ‘illegal NBBF’
  • Soldier kills colleague after alleged cocaine use
  • Flour Mills, DowDuPont to develop hybrid maize seed
  • Violence mars Rivers FA Cup clash
  • SDP confirms Omisore’s membership, Osun SSG declares gov bid
  • Ekiti poll: APC inaugurates 78-man campaign council
  • APC petitions IGP, DSS, accuses Fayose of destroying Fayemi’s billboard
  • Ekiti Assembly deputy Speaker, chief whip impeached, replaced



The Nation

  • 350,000 get Fed Govt interest-free loans
  • Jega to deliver Democracy Day Lecture
  • Protest over racial bias against Nigerian student at Yale University
  • Ize-Iyamu, Orbih, others docked over N700m fraud
  • ‘N950m fraud’: Shekarau, others granted bail as police disperse supporters with tear-gas, bullets
  • 5m contract ‘fraud:’ICPC files charges against Masari
  • Govt, private sector partner to end fish import
  • Fed Govt invokes ‘no work, no pay’ rule, health workers allege
  • Standard Gauge: Work begins on Lagos corridor, June – Amaechi
  • We shall rejuvenate schools sports in Nigeria – Dalung
  • Three banks hold 60 per cent of N700b insider bad loans, says NDIC
  • Lagos-Ibadan road to get toll gates
  • Soyinka urges Fed Govt to seek foreign assistance to end killings
  • 2019 polls: political parties to sign code of conduct
  • JOHESU: Lagos Assembly appeals to workers to return to work
  • ADC candidate to Fayose: Pay workers’ salaries
  • Father remanded for allegedly defiling four daughters




  • Buhari Nominates Ex-IGP, Musliu Smith, As PSC Chairman
  • Nigeria’s economy on right track —Presidency
  • 6 die in Taraba herders/farmers clash
  • ASTYMIN Promises Eagles N1million per Goal
  • NIMASA Issues 3,752 Seafarers’ Certificates In 2017
  • Hajj 2018: FG To Get Waiver For Nigerian Pilgrims On Biometric Data Capturing —Executive Director
  • Africa’s richest woman, Alakija, tells court how 3 siblings, others defrauded her
  • Declaring Me Wanted’s Attempt To Embarrass My Personality —Innoson Chairman
  • APC Confirms June 23 for its National Convention
  • Imo APC Crisis: Okorocha’s Faction Takes Over Party Secretariat
  • Delta Congress: Ogodo, Authentic APC State Chairman —Ezebri
  • Ebonyi Community Protests Alleged Police Intimidation, Mass Arrest
  • Delta Community Leader Slams Fashola/NERC Over Epileptic Power Supply
  • Amassoma Crisis: Bayelsa Deputy Gov Condoles With Bereaved Families
  • John-Jonah Decries Absence Of Oil Firms In Bayelsa




  • Oil majors delay investment on $23.5b offshore projects
  • Gunfire in Kano court as EFCC arraigns Shekarau, Wali
  • ‘AfCFTA implementation will push consumer spending to $1.4 trn by 2020’
  • North Korea open to US talks ‘any time’ despite Trump axing summit
  • Victor Moses out of Super Eagles, DR Congo clash
  • UK economy caught in Brexit crossfire
  • Cyclone Mekunu intensifies as it bears down on Oman
  • Xi Jinping may hold North Korea trump card
  • Iran nuclear deal ‘in intensive care’ as signatories meet in Vienna
  • Indian child dies from mother’s ‘snake bite’ breast milk
  • Water resources control bill splits Senate along ethnic, regional lines
  • Top World Cup 2018 football jerseys
  • Unselfishness key to Liverpool’s free-scoring front three, says Salah
  • Klopp seeks turnaround to five forgettable finals
  • Iniesta coup puts J-League on the map, says Perryman
  • How Real Madrid won three Champions League finals in four years
  • Stallion Motors deepens facility to produce CS35 SUV
  • ‘Poor governance framework bane of investment in extractive sector’
  • AfDB’s Akinwumi Adesina speaks on accelerating Africa’s industrialisation
  • Experts seek national data protection act as EU GDPR takes effect today




  • ‘Nigeria Requires Savings, Stabilisation Mechanisms’
  • House Rejects Bill Seeking to Override Buhari on Establishment of Peace…
  • Mace Stolen from Gombe Assembly
  • N’Assembly Transmits 2018 Budget to Buhari Friday
  • Court Nullifies House Suspension of Jibrin
  • Executive Bill on Management of Nation’s Water Resources Divides Senate
  • May 25, 2018 6:16 amOsun Court Sentences Man, 25, to Death by Hanging
  • ‘Nigeria Requires Savings, Stabilisation Mechanisms’
  • House Rejects Bill Seeking to Override Buhari on Establishment of Peace…
  • Mace Stolen from Gombe Assembly
  • N’Assembly Transmits 2018 Budget to Buhari Friday
  • Court Nullifies House Suspension of Jibrin
  • JAMB to Conduct Police Recruitment Test Nationwide Friday
  • Soyinka Calls for International Assistance to Check Herdsmen Menace
  • Five Killed as Mumuye Youths, Fulani Clash in Taraba
  • Accept Your Failures in Good Faith and Stop Abusing
  • Standard Gauge: Laying of Tracks in Lagos to Begin in June,…
  • Court Declares Innoson Group Chairman Wanted for Refusing to Face Trial


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