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Here are the major headlines for Friday, May 26, 2017


  • Igbo have invested more in Nigeria than Hausa, Yoruba – Iwuanyanwu
  • UK deports 35 Nigerians
  • Shareholders increase Jaiz Bank capital to N25bn
  • Notorious tricycle robbers escape death in Imo
  • Defence Headquarters dismisses coup plot rumour
  • Newcastle sign Christian Atsu permanently
  • Black man who lost penis in botched circumcision gets white replacement
  • Veteran actor, Olumide Bakare for burial Friday
  • Benue translates science textbooks to Tiv language
  • Soldiers, FRSC officials strip cab driver naked
  • Your eight-year-tenure as Senate President a waste –Ortom to David Mark
  • Brad Pitt to Shah Rukh Khan: I wouldn’t make it in Bollywood
  • Only PDP can save Nigeria – Wike
  • Middlesbrough terminate Victor Valdes contract
  • Chef lures eight-year-old with soft drink, defiles her
  • [‎BREAKING] Fuel scarcity: Fayose issues 24-hour ultimatum to marketers
  • Settle with Blackface publicly, Zakky Azzay begs 2Baba
  • $50m World Bank loan: Bayelsa to create 7,000 temporary jobs
  • Man cuts off neighbour’s nose in Asaba
  • LAUTECH: Students protest nonpayment of lecturers’ salaries in Osogbo
  • Osinbajo, ministers honour late Channels TV reporter
  • Why I renounced Boko Haram membership –Group’s Arabic teacher
  • PHOTOS: Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting
  • Police recruits complete training
  • Benue pensioner hangs in protest of unpaid arrears
  • [BREAKING] Economy records second worst investment inflow, as FDI drops to $908m –NBS
  • Married man, 69, dies of heart attack while masturbating
  • LASU appoints seven professors, promotes 221 others
  • BREAKING: Air Force men in fresh attack against UNIOSUN students
  • Britain raises terror alert to maximum, deploys soldiers
  • Pregnant Lagos beautician beats maid to death
  • Police inspector, siblings killed in Lagos masquerade festival
  • Only PDP can save Nigeria – Wike



The Sun

  • Osinbajo, Obasanjo open up on Biafra
  • Nigeria reaffirms commitment to protect civilians in armed conflicts
  • Again, militants storm Lagos Model School, abduct principals, 6 students
  • Sokoto uncovers 13,415 ghost LG workers
  • IPOB to World Igbo Congress: We want liberation
  • INEC confirms, cancels Kogi gov’s second voters’ card
  • 19 states, FCT to share N40bn ecological funds
  • Justice Ngwuta: FG tenders bags of money as evidence
  • FG declares Monday public holiday
  • Senate passes PIGB
  • Osinbajo, Obasanjo open up on Biafra
  • Again, militants storm Lagos Model School, abduct principals, 6 students
  • Unregistered teachers risk arrest –FG
  • Ogun Assembly members didn’t collect bribe to support road projects – Speaker
  • Reps advocate PPP to resuscitate abandoned Oyan Dam
  • Male NYSC member die in Kebbi
  • BIRS picket banks in Makurdi for evading tax
  • Int’l friendly : Eagles won’t underrate Corsica, Echiejile insists
  • FA Cup final: Star Lager Beer takes lucky fans to Wembley
  • Corsica coach: Eagles’re world class players




  • North Korea A ‘Big Problem’- Trump
  • Oil Drops after OPEC-Led Output Cut Extension
  • Group Lauds FG for Facilitating SMEs Growth In 2017 Budget
  • Downpour Sacks Homes in Yenogoa
  • Zuma Appoints First Woman to Head Supreme Court
  • Keeping Aviation Personnel Drug-Free
  • Nigeria Reaffirms Commitment To Protect Civilians In Armed Conflicts
  • Six Wasted Years: Weep Not For Jonathan
  • BIAFRA: MASSOB Faults Gov Umahi’s Opposition To May 30 Sit-At-Home
  • Lynched KAI Official: Lagos Police Launch Manhunt For Killer-Hawkers
  • Download The PIGB 2017 9:06 AMOur Bases Are Under Threat Of Attacks —NAF Chief
  • Enugu: Extreme Politics Is Here Again
  • Sokoto Discovers 12,915 Ghost Workers
  • Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB
  • Nigerian Embassy Protests U.S. Secret Service Violation Of Its Premises
  • Corsica FA offers free tickets to children
  • Amaechi carrying bitterness with Wike too far – Okocha
  • Man pays off wife with N5m, car, N100,000 monthly allowance
  • Banks reduce lending to economy by N115bn in Q1
  • Lynched KAI official: Lagos police launch manhunt for killer-hawkers
  • Father, friend rape 15-yr-old daughter



The Guardian

  • Government bans repatriation of bodies to check Ebola
  • Senate passes first segment of PIB, unbundles NNPC
  • Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe
  • Eagles, Corsica, Togo friendlies on despite France’s state of emergency
  • Capital importation in oil, gas declines
  • Manchester attack probe: 10 people in detention
  • Qatar ‘hacking’ revives Gulf tensions
  • Russians warned against visiting UK over terror threat
  • DSS tenders monies allegedly found in Justice Ngwuta’s house as evidence
  • Osinbajo remembers Biafra, 50 years after, says Nigerians are greater together
  • Magu vows to wipe out corruption in 12 months
  • FA Cup win can’t mask Arsenal hurt – Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Cup final last chance to salvage Barca’s season
  • Changeable Costa eyes golden Wembley sunset
  • More money, more problems for Nigerian Basketball
  • Relief for Nigeria, as OPEC extends oil output freeze
  • SON tasks firms on sustainability, environmentally-friendly policies
  • PHCCIMA, GroFin open facility line to SMEs in Niger Delta
  • No room for military adventurers
  • Achebe, Ogunwusi and Sanusi as growing national brands
  • Between Igbo nation and the agitations for Biafra




  • Senate Scraps NNPC, others in New Petroleum Industry Governance Bill
  • Ebola: FG, Lagos to Sanction Kenya Airways
  • NEC Accuses Jonathan of Bias over Disbursement of N34bn Ecological Fund
  • Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Ohanaeze Say Nigeria’s Unity Negotiable
  • Ekweremadu Advocates Total Removal of Age Limits for Political Offices
  • Court Orders DSS to Deposit Monies Recovered from Justice Ngwuta in CBN
  • NNPC to Build Gas Metering Plant for Egbin Expansion Plans
  • FG to Shutdown Five Foreign Missions
  • Again, Gunmen Strike at Igbonla Lagos Model College, Abduct Six Students
  • Air Force Bases under Threat, Say CAS
  • Confusion as Two Courts Give Conflicting Ruling on Ifeanyi Ubah’s Release
  • FG Declares Monday Public Holiday
  • IPOB Backs Fani-Kayode, Fayose against Arewa Youths
  • 2017 Children’s Day Celebration: FCTA to Launch Strategic Plan to End Violence against Children
  • Niger Delta in a Hurry for Development, Says Dickson
  • Group Donates Drugs, Money to Bakassi IDPs
  • Coup Plot Allegation: Nigeria Cannot Afford Another Civil War, Bode George Warns
  • SON Destroys N450m Worth of Substandard Products
  • N’Assembly to Hold Public Hearing on Political Parties Debate Commission
  • Terrorism: Normalcy Returns to Lake Chad Basin, Navy Assures
  • House Mulls Financial Autonomy for NIPOST
  • Sokoto Removes 13,415 Ghost Workers from Payroll, Saves N300m
  • Ayade, Ex-govs Plant Trees to Mark Cross River at 50UBA Introduces Mobile Banking App
  • FG Urged to Introduce Privatisation Policy to Deepen Capital Market
  • The Teacher Who Became King of Lepers
  • Fidelity Bank Empowers 400 Students
  • Domestic Airlines Airlift 1.5m in Q, 2017
  • Britain’s Bad Day Brings Lessons Home to Nigeria




  • Alleged N4.7bn fraud: Court adjourns trial of ex Oyo State Gov until July 4
  • Nigeria’s agricultural sector is now attracting us ―Spain
  • NYSC, Nigeria’s best unification tool ―Sierra Leone Presidential Adviser
  • NBA President, others rate Aregbesola high on good governance
  • Automation of land, tax, justice administrations underway ―Ambode
  • Ondo lawmakers moved to restore state broadcasting station
  • PENGASSAAN Comrade-Francis-Johnson
  • PENGASSAN vows to resist exploitation of casual workers, others
  • nigeria stock exchange equities market
  • ‎Equities maintains gain marginally at 0.64%
  • Southern Cameroonians agitate for independence from Republic of Cameroon
  • Teachers in Nigeria to earn salaries higher than other workers ―FG
  • 7,000 Ikorodu residents enjoy ‘Free Eko Health Mission’
  • Alleged N4.7bn fraud: Court adjourns trial of ex Oyo State Gov until July 4
  • Nigeria’s agricultural sector is now attracting us ―Spain
  • Saraki urges FG to collaborate with stakeholders on sustainable vaccine trends
  • NYSC, Nigeria’s best unification tool ―Sierra Leone Presidential Adviser
  • The police and the Benin driver
  • A total child for tomorrow’s world
  • Learning from London’s economy of space
  • Efe, winner BBNaija show shoots music video “Based on logistics’’
  • Ariana Grande ‘broken’ in tweet after Manchester attack
  • Why Nigeria should bring back farm settlement scheme —Aiyepe Chief Imam
  • Ondo League of Imams and Alfas commends Akeredolu •For reversing conversion of hajj camp into Ebola centre
  • Ramadan: NACOMYO cautions traders, govt agencies, others
  • Benue farmers have lost N10bn to herdsmen attacks —Farmers’ Chairman
  • Boko Haram: Borno spends N50bn to revive agric
  • Assassination: LG boss expresses confidence in judiciary
  • Nursing council expresses concern over nursing education
  • Family planning to cost Oyo N2 bn yearly
  • Adewole calls for increased investment on cervical cancer
  • Lagos residents say wearing singlet for days unhealthy


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