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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, May 6, 2017

The SUN
Ikoyigate: Osinbajo panel may free NIA DG
Group urges FG to investigate alleged death threat on Wike
I saw hell as Western region gov – Admiral Akin Aduwo
Lagos GDP hits $136b –Ambode
12 Benue LGAs under herdsmen’s siege –Ortom
Why I’m at war with Gov Abubakar–Dogara
DSS arrests Ifeanyi Ubah over alleged N11b oil theft
Buhari’s health: Northern leaders accuse APC chiefs, associates of scheming to be VP
WATERLOO FOR SONOFAGON
Nnamdi Kanu’s father’s bombshell: SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS HAVE FAILED NDIGBO
Makarfi camp making PDP reconciliation impossible –Gulak
Ban on 41 items still in force, says CBN
Content abuse: Mobil replaces Nigerian employees with expatriates
Boxing: NBB of C will tap from Joshua’s victory – Ladipo
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Kano govt seeks life imprisonment for man who raped six-month-old girl
129 Africa migrants mugged, stranded at sea off Libya
Ill-Health: Address Nigerians or resign, Group tells Buhari
Stop killing of Christians, bishop tells Buhari
Poor governance responsible for corruption in Africa – Don
Anger over 2017 budget delay
E-passport booklets: Scarcity to persist as FG, vendor disagree on pricing
Stop hiding public funds, cleric tells politicians
Cameramen restricted in Senate for security reasons –Saraki
Be computer literate or resign – Akeredolu tells workers
Buhari’s health status: CSOs, lawyers, others give FG ultimatum
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
2019: APC Govs move to take over party structure
Senators back autonomy for local councils
PDP factions clash in Plateau as police seal party secretariat
Ohanaeze warns on consequence of Ekweremadu’s humiliation
Agatu crisis: Why we outlawed open grazing in Benue State — Ortom
Police arrest ‘pastor’ with human skull in Ibadan
CLARK TO OBJ: You did nothing to stop Boko Haram as President
Day Ikemba Ojukwu threatened to slap Peter Obi
LG POLLS: Sheriff-Makarfi crisis mars PDP’s preparations in Lagos
Boxing: NBB of C will tap from Joshua’s victory – Ladipo
Boards of national sports federations dissolved
Content abuse: Mobil replaces Nigerian employees with expatriates
Until we develop power, transportation, agric, sustainable growth is difficult — Alade
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
US, UK say Boko Haram plans to kidnap foreign aid workers
At last, Buhari appears in public
Service chiefs, others meet in Aso Rock over Boko Haram
Messi wins appeal as FIFA wipes ban
Toyin Saraki: There needs to be a change on what spaces a woman cannot occupy
JAMB urges candidates to crosscheck data before midnight
I have not endorsed anyone as my successor, says Aregbesola
Libya rescues 129 migrants stranded at sea
DSS arrests Ifeanyi Ubah over N11 billion petrol theft
Tambuwal appoints VC for state varsity
Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas
Ayetoro kingship crisis: Call prophet to order, warring faction urges Ondo government
Silva stars as City thrash Palace to maintain Champions League bid
Babayaro, Okocha return to Nigeria’s squad
Okumagba is not chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters Club, says Ladipo
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
DSS arrests Ifeanyi Ubah over fuel theft
NASS has nothing against Magu – Sen. Gobir
EFCC seeks total forfeiture of $43m as court’s deadline expires
DAWN boss Famakinwa buried in Lagos
Buhari attends Jumat in first public appearance after two weeks
Boko Haram: Catholic bishop commends Borno governor for rebuilding churches
Ill Health: CSOs Pass Vote Of Confidence On Buhari, Caution Nigerians To Shun Falsehood
Rep denies removal by Supreme Court
State House Perm Sec not suspended, says Presidency
N30tr Customs probe: Senate uncovers more leakages, expands investigation panel
CBN boosts forex supply with $389m
Don tackles NACA, insists new drug cures HIV/AIDS
Presidency orders reopening of maritime varsity
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
EFCC: Wife of Suspended NIA DG Bought Ikoyi Flat for N360m
Continental Basketball League Celebrates Lagos @ 50 with ‘May Madness Tourney’
Governors Wives: Drug Abuse Rampant among Northern Women, Youths
UNICEF: 3,900 Nigerian Children Died from Boko Haram Crises
Ondo, Ogun, Lagos Attacks: Military Continues Raidon Militants’ Hideouts
At Last, Chime Formally Joins APC, Rules Out Rift with Nnamani
UNICEF Donates N47m for Sokoto Rural Water Programme
Michael Okpara University Moves to Sack 460
Police Barricade Entrance to Plateau PDP Secretariat
Kogi Govt Threatens to Sack Striking Doctors over Unpaid Salaries
Group Chides Ortom Over Suswams Arrest, Call for His Immediate Release
World Economic Forum Seeks Action on Africa
Osinbajo’s Visit to Delta State Quelled Unrest, Says Okowa
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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