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Here are the major headlines for Monday, May 15, 2017


  • North Korea’s new missile can reach US bases in Pacific – Experts
  • Malaysia seizes smuggled tortoises worth $300,000
  • Two Nigerians nearly beaten to death in South Africa
  • Freed girls to meet parents Friday, suspected girl bomber recounts ordeal
  • ‘How we escaped death after being branded witches’
  • Death rumour: Nothing unpleasant happened to Buhari, says Presidency
  • $1.2bn debt: Etisalat loses 2.9 million subscribers
  • Budget: State House, MDAs get N1.119bn for meals, refreshments
  • New vehicle imports fall by 90 per cent
  • Court orders Skye Bank to take over Lagos Intercontinental Hotel
  • Anenih’s son slumps, dies while playing lawn tennis
  • Police smash car snatching syndicate in Abia
  • Patients storm FMC Katsina for facial surgeries
  • Fayose suspends perm sec, others for vandalism
  • Naira appreciates to 386/dollar
  • Imo retirees reject Okorocha’s 50% pension slash
  • Herdsmen attack Niger village, kill 21
  • Buhari: God’s counsel shall stand, says Femi Adesina
  • S’East governors afraid of Biafra, says Kanu
  • Lawyers want rogue NSCDC officials charged with robbery, attempted murder
  • 2019: El-Rufai disowns CoS
  • EFCC investigates electricity theft by consumers
  • Tension as Anambra community threatens to banish ‘dissidents’
  • I’m the leader of Yoruba monarchs, says Olugbo
  • Lagos hairdresser commits suicide over N150,000 loan
  • Fake worshippers steal car during Juma’at prayer
  • Truck kills three on way to churches in Benue
  • Man kills friend who saw him robbing residents
  • Ebola: FG steps up passenger screening at airports


The Guardian

  • Fresh $11 million funding underway for participatory slums upgrading scheme
  • Arik, Aero may merge as national carrier
  • Power sector employees, customers collude to steal energy
  • Fresh concerns over rising cases of drug-resistant TB, Ebola outbreak in Congo DR
  • Stakeholders worried about N1.8tr debt service in 2017
  • UK’s Johnson plays down EU spat over military headquarters
  • North Korea says ‘new missile’ can carry nuclear warhead
  • Gunfire heard in two Ivory Coast cities in grip of mutiny
  • Buhari: Presidency dismisses rumours of worse health
  • Mother sells baby for N250,000
  • Police arrest pharmacist over alleged kidnapping
  • Tennis, rugby and basketball games this week
  • Obaseki rejigs Okpekpe 10km Road Race
  • Rohr to name invited players, camping details month end
  • Central Conference offers a glimpse into the future
  • Greensprings, Queens College, others qualify for semifinals
  • Joshua urges Nigerians to support Ekundayo’s Commonwealth title bid
  • SSG lists Obaseki’s achievements in six months
  • Ajimobi backs Oke-Ogun’s guber bid in 2019
  • Chime laments PDP’s fall as APC goes fishing in South East


The Nation

  • Ghost workers: Sokoto recovers N278m from LG payrolls – Tambuwal
  • We will win future election- PDP
  • Minister inaugurates two command secondary schools in Zamfara
  • FRSC takes road safety campaign to Churches in Jos
  • Nadal wins his 5th Madrid Open title
  • Anyone with a case of corruption against my govt should blow whistle – Ortom
  • FRSC takes road safety campaign to Churches in Jos
  • Senate tackles banks over oil firms’ $63b capital flight
  • How Boko Haram ‘charms teenage suicide bombers’
  • Iyaloja sues Olubadan, others for title stripping
  • UTME: JAMB arrests cyber cafe operators for selling information to candidates for N10,000
  • I will speak on second term bid when am ready – El-Rufai
  • Iyaloja sues Olubadan, others for title stripping
  • Senate tackles banks over oil firms’ $63b capital flight
  • Macron promises new order in France
  • Mother of AK47-bearing Chibok schoolgirl: I won’t watch video
  • Always stand for truth, Osinbajo charges Nigerians

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