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Here are the major headlines for Monday, May 7, 2018

The Nation

  • Facts on grand corruption under Jonathan-VP’s spokesman
  • Bandits kill 45 in Kaduna
  • 61 assets in Dubai: Battle shifts to UK as EFCC writes NCA
  • $2.5b currency swap deal to ease forex liquidity pressure
  • How to identify suicide bombers, by Buratai
  • Congresses: APC asks aggrieved members to appeal
  • Lagos begins N6b compensation payment
  • Non-passage of Budget 2018: Our pains, by LCCI, MAN, others
  • LNSC arrests 14 traffic ‘robbers’
  • NMA seeks end to JOHESU strike
  • 6b fraud allegation: ICPC quizzes Jang
  • Law firm holds inaugural business series
  • Four police cadets, others die in Kano-Kaduna crash
  • Disquiet as Imo APC chairman, secretary differ
  • Dancing is not thinking
  • Results of Match Day 2017/2018 NPFL
  • Enyeama: From hero to World Cup outcast
  • Ademola Lookman grabs brace in Leipzig victory
  • Boost for PSG, Brazil as Neymar returns to training
  • Weeping and gnashing of teeth as Stoke relegates
  • UEFA hammers Atletico coach Simeone
  • No return date for Ndidi
  • FUT Minna withdraws 20 students
  • Kano State varsity shutdown over students protest
  • Kano varsity students on rampage over death of colleague
  • OAU staffs react to closure of the varsity by the state
  • Students kick as Ondo poly increases fees
  • SUG court nullifies union leader’s suspension
  • Idahosa varsity students mark cultural day




  • APC okays congresses as protests by members rage
  • More studies link mobile phones to cancer, ill-health
  • Super Eagles’ World Cup fund committee targets N3 billion
  • Secondus writes EFCC, condemns being linked to looting despite court order
  • Presidency, PDP trade blame over graft allegations against Osinbajo
  • ‘Appeal Court has vindicated us on senator’s extradition’
  • Ortom warns Benue youths against taking illicit drugs
  • Governors’ forum to hold conference on cross-border cooperation
  • Journalists still being gagged 25 years after press freedom declaration’
  • Man allegedly kills wife for refusing to cook in Rivers
  • Buhari inaugurates two copters to win insurgency war
  • Zidane hopeful Ronaldo will be fit for Champions League final
  • CAA officials satisfied by Asaba 2018 facilities
  • Enyimba so super, beats Djoliba 2-0
  • Group unveils Nigeria’s art/cultural mission to Russia 2018
  • Akwa Ibom FA denies favouring any team in AITEO Cup competition
  • Gunners boss, Klopp, Conte lead tributes for ailing Ferguson
  • Bank rewards customer with car
  • PenCom to boost economy with micro-pension
  • Stakeholders bemoan stifling effect of insecurity on Nigeria’s stock market
  • ‘The educator must be educated’
  • Fighting corruption is a farce
  • PDP condemns Benin airport attack on Urhoghide
  • SDP inaugurates steering committee in Osun State
  • The metaphor of political cats and dogs
  • Apex mortgage bank targets 50 million new subscribers
  • Architects take to design-and-build as lull in real estate persists
  • ‘Government should impose tax on polythene bags, nylons’
  • How I stole 1,200 phones from commuters, suspect confesses
  • How six artists’ Faces and Places unearths beauty from Nigeria’s ugly narratives
  • Athletes should avoid keto diet



The Sun

  • Church protests herdsmen’s killings in Ibadan
  • Wike to security agencies: Take your jobs seriously
  • Man kills wife for refusing to cook
  • Bandits kill 45, burn village in Kaduna
  • Fresh crisis hits National Population Commission
  • Secondus writes EFCC, again denies collecting money from Dasuki
  • APC ward congress: Okorocha, Yari brief president
  • 2019: Buhari’s second term’ll further divide Nigeria –PDP
  • Remain good ambassadors, Kalu tells Nigerians abroad
  • 2019: USA to support Nigeria for peaceful, credible election
  • Ekiti guber: Fayose alleges APC plans to disrupt PDP primary
  • 2 persons die in road accidents in Osun in 1 month -FRSC
  • SDP resolves S’ East crisis, ready for 2019 election
  • Election tears Ohanaeze youths apart
  • 2019: Ekiti as PDP’s litmus test
  • 2019: Lalong, women group rally support for Buhari
  • ATM: Banks ripping us off, customers cry out
  • $2.5bn swap: Nigeria may become dumping ground –Uwaleke
  • ICAN accountability index to bring transparency in accessing public fund
  • Emotional farewell for Wenger
  • Moses outshines Salah in Blues’ win over Reds
  • Wike receives Sports Award in Brussels May 9
  • Kenya ratifies AfCFTA
  • Putin takes oath of office as Russia’s President for new 6-year term
  • US Embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem
  • Metal fabrication more than a trade -–Ani, fabricator




  • Rights Group Frowns at Arbitrary Arrest, Detention of Melaye’s Security Detail
  • Don’t Turn to Propaganda Poster Boy, PDP Tells Osinbajo
  • Fayose’s Appointees Barred from Voting in Ekiti PDP Guber Primary
  • Get Your Permanent Voter Cards, Senator Tinubu Tells Nigerians
  • How Ekweremadu Nominated Yar’Adua for Nobel Peace Prize
  • Secondus Slams Buhari over Harassment of Melaye
  • Unidentified Gunmen Kill 45 in Kaduna
  • Many Wins of Buhari‘s US Visit
  • Ishaku Differs with Buhari, Says Herdsmen are Gun-wielding
  • Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Burata
  • Buratai: Army Will Secure Nigeria Better With Good Policies and Laws
  • Herdsmen Killings: HURIWA Backs Move to Prosecute Miyetti Allah Leaders
  • Atiku Inaugurates Yola Outlet of Chicken Cottage
  • Participants Hail GTBank Food Fair
  • NAHCO to Pay N406m Dividend as Firm Records Improved Results
  • Inflation Rate Seen Heading Towards Single-digit
  • Despite NNPC’s Massive Importation, Marketers Still Sell Petrol Above Official Ex-depot…
  • APC Asks Aggrieved Members to File Appeal After Marred Congresses
  • Buhari Alone Isn’t the Problem
  • I Have No Plan to Dump APC, Ortom Restates




  • 2019: Southern, M’Belt leaders didn’t support NASS on election reordering – Attah
  • OPL 245 deal: Ex-AGF, Adoke denies receiving $2.2m kickback
  • Bandits kill 48, set houses ablaze in Kaduna community
  • Group asks Justice Nyako to hands off IPOB case
  • Q1’18: Fragile economic recovery constrains companies’ profitability
  • APC Congress: Rochas begs Buhari to cancel Imo results
  • Stop scandalizing my name, Secondus warns EFCC
  • Artificial Limbs Give Hope To Boko Haram Amputees
  • Miyetti Allah Alleges Plans By Govt To Dislodge Members
  • The Role Of Editors And How Publishing Giants Retard Growth Of The Publishing Industry
  • Nigeria’s Economic Growth, Business And Professional Ethics
  • No APC Ward Congress In Rivers —Abe
  • COMMUNAL CLASHES: Anambra Govt Threatens To Acquire Disputed Land
  • PDP Infested Osun With Epidemic After Its Rally — APC
  • Issues Around Minimum Wage Demands
  • Lawyers Drag NASS, AGF, Others To Court Over Lawmakers’ Remunerations
  • KILLINGS: NCF Disturbed Over Imminent Food Scarcity
  • Petrol Tanker Crushes Baby That Fell Off Moving Keke In Bauchi
  • Stop This Mischief, Group Warns Clark, Others
  • Economic Development Impossible Under APC
  • I Stole 1,200 Phones From Lagos Commuters In 20 Months — Suspect
  • Fayemi Predicts Industrial Revolution
  • Rohr: With discipline we can succeed
  • 2018 FIFA WC: Balogun reiterates need for Eagles to stay fit
  • Asaba 2018 AAC: Stephen Keshi Stadium gets CAA passmark
  • Nigerian swimmers shine at CANA zone 2 championship
  • Okpekpe Race: Ecobank commends organisers
  • Pogba’s brother ‘attacked’ by team-mates in Turkey



  • Buhari, Okorocha meet over APC contentious ward congress
  • Again, bandits kill 45, raze houses in Kaduna village
  • Killings: Taraba gov faults Buhari, says herdsmen bear arms
  • Ngige escapes attack as Anambra APC meeting turns violent
  • Rainstorms force power generation down by 1,148MW
  • Court remands man for attempted rape of 110-year-old
  • Soldiers torture asthmatic patient, brother in Lagos
  • INEC warns political parties against flouting Electoral Act
  • 2019: Vote for credible leaders, Adeboye urges Nigerians
  • IPMAN seeks lawmakers’ support to end fuel scarcity
  • Lawyers sue AGF, NASS over senators’ N13.5m pay
  • Osinbajo is a beneficiary of corruption, says PDP
  • Ekiti: Oni, Ojudu attack Fayemi, APC wants primary concluded
  • Five police cadets on holidays die in accident
  • APC violent, planning to disrupt PDP’s primary – Fayose
  • Oyo APC holds peaceful congress despite crisis
  • LASG to redevelop 100 slum settlements
  • Mother sells son for N300,000, buyer resells at 350,000


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