News, People, Seat of Power

Here are the major headlines for Monday, May 14, 2018


  • Fayemi has what it takes to win Ekiti election, Buhari says
  • Sudan arrests suspected killer of Nigerian diplomat
  • Only justice will unite Nigeria, says Ekweremadu
  • Saraki’s appeal won’t stop my resumption, says Omo-Agege
  • 5tn spent on capital projects in 2017 – Adeosun
  • Power: N1tn debt threatens NBET existence
  • We were treated like animals —Libya returnee
  • NAF deploys 150 special forces in Taraba
  • 2018 UTME: JAMB pays N1bn to CBT centres, says official
  • Currency swap deal with China’ll support naira — Ecobank
  • UNILAG chancellor wants academics involved in nation’s growth
  • SERAP drags Buhari to UN for disobeying court judgments
  • Parallel LG congresses: APC appeal panels submit reports this week
  • Fayose taunts Fayemi, says he’ll be defeated again
  • Okpekpe: Pam makes a case for Nigerian runners
  • APC congress: family of murdered businessman demands justice
  • Parents call for prayers to mark Leah’s 16th birthday



The Nation

  • NSCDC deploys 2,000 men for Buhari’s visit to Jigawa
  • Nigeria, UAE agreement on stolen assets takes off
  • EFCC to arraign ex-Plateau Governor Jang today in Jos
  • Fed Govt working on 300 roads, says Fashola
  • Customs promotes 1,997 senior officers
  • Pro-Chancellor showers cash on best UNILAG graduates
  • Niger Delta states on top as states share N593.1b in Q1
  • KIA partners Access Bank on auto finance scheme
  • Reconciliation: Fayemi visits 15 co-contestants
  • Adenuga hails Awujale at 84
  • ‘Explosion’ rocks Enugu church
  • Offa bank robbery suspect nabbed
  • Kaduna polls: APC wins 15 of 19 councils
  • Missing materials: Okorocha hails police for arresting suspects
  • Lagos begins fresh free health mission
  • Four students killed in IMSU cult clash
  • More beneficiaries get C of O in Ogun




  • PFN To FG: Stop Herdsmen Killings If You’re Not Involved
  • French President Romances With Nigerian Creative Arts
  • NCAA Suspends First Nation Airways Indefinitely For Illegal Operations
  • FAAC: We’ve kept up with $5.1bn JV cash call repayment plan — NNPC
  • 18 banks resist push towards lower interest rates
  • Senate jeopardizing national security, say Force Headquarters
  • Herdsmen killings: Catholic bishops plan nationwide protest May 22
  • U20 AFCON: Flying Eagles Promise To Thump Guinea-Bissau In Calabar
  • No Parallel LG Congress In Oyo, Says APC
  • Rivers CP Lauds IGP For Tackling Cult Killings
  • APC Primary: No Victor, No Vanquished — Ekiti APC
  • Probe of Imo missing result sheet ‘ll likely expose corruption in APC leadership – Okorocha
  • Lagos Assures Distribution Of 3,000MW In First Quarter Of 2019
  • Emerhor Attributes Peaceful Delta APC LG Congress To Unity List
  • Oni, Bamidele, Others Congratulate Fayemi
  • Oba Ewuare II Foundation Trains 50 Youths
  • Bride Disappears After Groom Failed To Provide Traditional Marriage Items




  • Gov Bello says govt committed to completing N2.4bn Niger ultra-modern stadium
  • CIBN urges NASS to pass Financial System Strategy Bill
  • Gombe APC LG congress: One confirmed dead
  • No parallel LG congress in Oyo, APC insists
  • Buhari commiserates with pastor Bakare on mother’s death
  • APC LG congress: Scheming, tension, manipulation characterised conduct in Gombe
  • Fayemi reaches out to Oni, Aluko, Bamisile, 12 other co-contestants
  • South Africa direct rule for North West province
  • Osun N143.6bn debt will be defrayed by 2019 ―Aregbesola
  • Engineer appears in court for alleged theft
  • Man caught stealing pot of soup, gets N10,000 bail
  • Cook bags 3 years imprisonment for stealing N6m gold jewelry
  • Court sentences septugenarian to 3 months in prison for breach of trust
  • 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
  • Plateau to commence exportation of potatoes next year, says gov Lalong
  • Traders in FCT say bank charges, poor network hindering POS usage
  • Wema Bank assures shareholders on sustainable growth through innovations
  • First Registrars launches mobile App to enhance investor’s experience
  • How to raise effective team for optimal results —Pastor Jaiyebo
  • How to Download YouTube Videos on your Phone
  • ‘Govt should reduce interference in capital market regulator’s affair’
  • Presco reports 33% decline in profit
  • LCCI awards NSE on CSR in Education
  • Nestle Nigeria increases sales by 10%s for healthy, loving relations




  • Most Foreign Envoys Absent as Israel, US Launch Embassy Festivities
  • Zimbabwe Bans Banks from Processing Payments for Cryptocurrencies
  • Kano Pillars Beat Katsina Utd as Kwara Utd Draw with Niger…
  • Flights Grounded as Brussels Airlines Pilots Begin Strike …
  • Oil Prices Drop from Multi-year Highs on Surge in US Drilling,…
  • Buhari Visits Jigawa Monday
  • Diamond Bank Boss Optimistic Despite N9bn Loss
  • DomainKing explains how to sell online with a website
  • NCAA Suspends First Nation Airways’ Operations
  • Report: Despite Challenges, 9mobile Deal will Go Ahead
  • APC Wins 17, PDP Four in Kaduna Council Polls
  • APC Plunging Nigeria into Violence, Anarchy, Says PDP
  • Okorocha Loses Again, Tackles Oyegun, Izunaso, Others over LG Congresses
  • Road Safety Education to Be Introduced in Schools
  • NANNM Calls on Stakeholders to Curb Quackery in Nursing
  • Jaiz Bank Posts N894m Profit
  • Statoil Loses 5% Stake in Agbami Oilfield, To Pay Chevron $1.1bn
  • Atiku to Partially Privatise NNPC, Allow Currency Float If Elected
  • I Never Refused to Honour Senate’s Invitation, Says IG
  • Buhari Asks Loyalists Not to Flout INEC’s Timetable on Campaigns




  • Five likely destinations for Arsene Wenger
  • NSCDC deploys 2,000 men to protect Buhari in Jigawa
  • Battle over Best Western Hotel, Ikeja property shifts to Appeal court
  • Investors lose N729b to 2019 election anxiety
  • Firm urges investment in ICT
  • Armed policemen take over Kano State Assembly complex
  • Zawahiri calls for jihad on eve of US embassy move to Jerusalem
  • CIBN urges NASS to pass Financial System Strategy Bill
  • Police debunk alleged bomb blast at Enugu Church
  • Katsina Assembly committed to enacting laws against drug abuse
  • WHO reports new Ebola case in DR Congo, vaccine this week
  • Brazilian banks authorised to close for World Cup games
  • Griezmann set for Atletico goodbye in Europa League final
  • Federer replaces Nadal as number one, Djokovic on the slide
  • Arsenal-target Allegri insists he’s sticking with Juventus
  • What next for the Premier League’s top six?
  • AFP’s Premier League Team of the Year
  • Tokyo stocks open lower
  • Aviation union backs NCAA’s suspension of FirstNation Airways’ licence
  • Risks in Nigeria, China $2.5b currency swap deal


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