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Here are the major headlines for Monday, May 29, 2017

The SUN
Anti-democratic forces beware – Dickson warns
Rivers @ 50: Amaechi didn’t t merit any award, says Wike
Osinbajo sues for peace, says, ‘Nigeria is for all’
Another civil war looms in Nigeria – Pastor Bakare alerts
No transformation possible in Nigeria without youths – Obasanjo
Democracy Day: FG to designate specific courts to try corruption cases – Osinbajo
Saraki seeks strong economy to sustain Nigeria’s democracy’
We’ll build on successes of last 2 years – Osinbajo
AMCON to sell Peugeot car assembly plant
High returns on Treasury Bills pose threat to productive activities
World Bank earmarks $200m for Fadama III financing in Nigeria

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Democracy Day: Buhari administration has done well, says Osinbajo
Democracy Day: Economy, our biggest problem – Osinbajo
We won’t take short-cuts to national restoration – Osinbajo
All stolen funds must be recovered, says Osinbajo
My aim is civil disobedience until we get a referendum – Nnamdi Kanu
Herdsmen killings can lead to another civil war – Bakare
Court declares LG marriage certificates illegal
Increase minimum wage, NLC tells FG
Why Rivers didn’t honour Amachi –Wike
Plateau ex-govs, elders have failed, says Dariye
APC has nothing to celebrate, says PDP
Fayose gives N25m scholarship to Ekiti ex-MILAD’s children
Nigeria risks youth explosion, says Obasanjo
Protest mars APC anniversary award ceremony in Niger
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Buhari’s mid-term report on SME sector: Big strides, little progress AFTER two years in
I had not met Tinubu when he made me commissioner —Osinbajo
Your Change, My Change, Our Change
Youths’ anger may consume us, Obasanjo warns
RAID ON EKWEREMADU’S HOUSE: Stop persecution of Ndigbo, Ohanaeze warns APC govt
NLC urges FG to announce composition of minimum wage c’ttee
Youths’ anger may consume us, Obasanjo warns
PDP carpets Buhari government @ two
Why I’ve not allocated a single plot in 19 months – FCTA Minister
Atiku to Nigerians: Be patient but improve choice of leaders in next election
2019 presidential poll: ‘Ex-President Jonathan ticket might not work’
2nd anniversary: Ambode has done well, but … – PDP faction
Mercy Aigbe: Lagos writes Police, demands transfer of case files
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
NAF base may be attacked, says Air Chief Abubakar
Tension builds as security agencies beef up surveillance in South East
Obasanjo, Tambuwal, others lament youth frustration, anger, unemployment
Lagos is path to Nigeria’s prosperity, says Osinbajo
Fayose eulogises Bawa, pledges N2.5m yearly for kids up keep
Jonathan sues for peace in Rivers, Bayelsa squabbles
Senate seeks virile economy, rule of law
Wike donates ecumenical centre to CAN, declares Rivers Christian state
Labour wants military to name, try alleged coup plotters
Okowa tasks Niger Delta indigenes on peace
Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower set to become world’s tallest building
Be ready to make sacrifice, Osinbajo tells Nigerians
Quadri, Assar lead Africa as ITTF world fiesta serves off in Germany
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Democracy Day: Nigeria on the right track, says Osinbajo
‘We will build on successes of last two years’ – Osinbajo
Osinbajo on Democracy Day: let’s make sacrifices
Tinubu: let’s be vigilant
Obasanjo warns of looming youth anger
700 schools shut for non-payment of fees
Capital Oil workers fear job losses
Eminent jurist Onalaja dies
Democracy is best form of govt, says Dogara
PDP, APC loyalists differ on Amaechi’s rejection of Jubilee award
Cross River workers begin indefinite strike
Ijaw youths reject PIB as Senate passes Bill
Emmanuel: I won’t borrow at high interest rate for council poll
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Osinbajo: We’ve Put Most Difficult Phase behind Us
No Alternative to Democracy, Say Saraki, Dogara, Tinubu, Others
Despite Weak Economic Indicators in Two Years, Experts Foresee Recovery
Lagos Court Bars LGs from Issuing Marriage Certificate
Osinbajo: I Never Met Tinubu Before He Appointed Me AG
Multinationals, Private Entities to Compulsorily Fund Climate Change Account
Obaseki Promises to Boost Revenue for LGs
Osinbajo, Namadi Sambo Disagree at Zaria Water Inauguration
Ekweremadu Commends FG for 27km Enugu Road Project
OYC Condemns Division Among Igbo Leaders in Bayelsa
FCT Downscales Work on Vice-President Quarters, to Upgrade Urban Slums
A’Ibom Insists on Running LGs with Caretaker Committees
WFP: Boko Haram Did Not Hijack IDP Rice
Justice Onalaja is Dead
Obasanjo Warns Against Youth Explosion
Democracy Day: Tinubu Asks Nigerians to be Vigilant
Ugwuanyi Prays for Buhari, Osinbajo
FMDQ Registers Rand Merchant Bank N80bn Commercial Paper
NIM challenges FG to use modern methods to curb insecurity
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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