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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, May 17, 2018


  • Griezmann fires Atletico Madrid to Europa League title
  • Police seize 13 king cobras in wildlife smuggling bust
  • Passenger arrested while trying to break into plane
  • Dozens die in fighting between two Somali states over disputed land
  • Child killing virus hits Sri Lanka
  • Winning Ekiti is important to APC, Buhari says
  • Quintuplets’ parents get N500,000 monthly allowance
  • BREAKING: Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city, WHO says
  • Buhari greets Muslims as Ramadan fast starts
  • Senate’s team to meet Buhari over alleged IG’s plot to frame Saraki
  • Male depression may cause infertility: study
  • I’ve had affairs with over 100 men, says widow
  • Desperation casts shadow on your Christianity, PDP tells Osinbajo
  • I didn’t beg to be VP, I can leave at short notice – Osinbajo
  • Former president’s son jailed for stealing phone
  • Ogun proprietor, principal tie pupils to ‘crosses’ for lateness
  • VIDEO: Billionaire Femi Otedola takes inter-state ride in ‘Molue’
  • Family of girl killed by NSCDC men calls for justice
  • Dino Melaye gets N10m bail
  • IG plans to implicate me, Saraki tells Senate
  • Again, Saraki summons IG, others over abductions
  • UPDATED: I will resign in a week, says Fayemi
  • Omo-Agege resumes as Senate holds closed-door session
  • BREAKING: Alleged fraud: ICPC withdraws charges against Jang
  • Gbeleyi community laments hardship caused by abandoned road project
  • Pope ‘very worried’ over Mideast ‘spiral of violence’
  • APC Reps endorse Oshiomhole for national chair
  • Ajimobi congratulates Oyo Assembly on election of new Speaker
  • BoI to simplify loan procedures for MSMEs
  • Know when to use your bank card for purchase
  • Akwa Ibom, Mobil collaborate on oil exploration




  • Why we jerked up 2018 budget to N9.12tr — NASS
  • Benue killings: I’m prepared to step down — Osinbajo
  • Govs allege fraud in NNPC, want tracking devices on fuel trucks
  • Saraki, Police IG trade words over cult suspects
  • There is no iota of truth in your allegation, IGP Idris tells Saraki
  • New moon spotted as Ramadan 2018 begins
  • Leah Sharibu : Negotiations with insurgents tourtous, complicated – FG
  • Buhari yet to get petroleum bill – Presidency
  • Buhari Stole The Presidency … – Fani-Kayode
  • A Right Of Reply: Ikpeazu Has Done Well In Abia State
  • Impeachment: Kano Lawmakers Settle Differences
  • Burundians Vote In Referendum To Extend President’s Rule Until 2034
  • Minimum Wage, Subsidy Not Captured In 2018 Budget
  • Congo Health Ministry Warns Of “New Phase” In Ebola Outbreak After First Urban Case
  • We Lost Over 20,000 Members In 5 Years — NUCFRLANMPE President
  • Griezmann Dismisses Transfer Talk After ‘Dream’ Final
  • Dokubo: New Dawn For Amnesty Programme
  • President Of Peru Backs Guerrero Over World Cup Doping Ban
  • Ramadan: Saraki Urges Muslims To Pray For Peace, Unity
  • 198 Kaduna Indigenes Benefit From Chevron Scholarship
  • Nigeria To Add 189m People Between 2018-2050 – UN
  • Two Arrested For Allegedly Killing Neighbour In Ogun
  • Truck Crushes Female Student Of TASUED To Death Along Benin-Ore Expressway
  • WAYS Backs Atiku On Plan To Privatise Oil And Gas Sector
  • Griezmann dismisses transfer talk after ‘dream’ final
  • President of Peru backs Guerrero over World Cup doping ban
  • Ndidi resumes recovery with light workouts
  • Countdown (28) 2018 FIFA WC: Eagles meet Buhari May 29
  • Rohr’s snubbing of Efe Ambrose, Ajayi shocks Siasia
  • Opeifa Handball: Ikosi, Lagos City romp into semi-final



The Nation

  • Eating right and keeping well during Ramadan: An expert guide
  • Gunmen kill Dangote employees in Ethiopia
  • Ebola outbreak spreads to DR Congo city
  • Gunmen kill Indian manager of Dangote Cement plant in Ethiopia
  • Obaseki calls for tolerance, inclusive mindset to drive sustainable growth
  • Troops kill 15 Boko Haram fighters, rescue 49
  • BudgIT hails NNPC on plan to reduce gas flaring
  • UNICEF targets 501,749 out-of-school children in northern states
  • Saraki, IG fight dirty over arrested killer-cult suspects
  • PDP kicks as youths protest in Ilorin
  • Buhari: let’s rescue Ekiti from PDP
  • Alleged N4b fraud: Jang remanded in prison
  • Lawmakers raise oil benchmark to $51
  • Fed Govt doing everything to get Leah Sharibu freed, says minister
  • Buhari greets Muslims as Ramadan begins today
  • FIFA 2018 WORLD CUP: Kelechi Nwankali backs Super Eagles
  • Buhari hosts Super Eagles May 29
  • Messi unperturbed about Nigeria’s threat
  • NFF Electoral Committee rolls out timetable
  • Griezmann seals Atletico Madrid’s third Europa League title
  • Ambode fulfils N20m pledge to CHAN Eagles
  • Mutiu Adepoju hails MultiChoice for Atletico Madrid visit
  • ‘Bayelsa is Nigeria’s best kept investment secret’
  • Niger Delta group blames Fed Govt over FUPRE
  • ‘Royal Kingdom’ excites Benin Monarch




  • Power, works, housing get lion share in 2018 budget
  • Bukola Saraki alleges incriminatory plot by IGP Idris
  • NNPC earns N1.554 trillion from oil export
  • WAEC mass failure and recipe for success
  • Why Rohr picked Nwankwo ahead of Kayode, Ajayi
  • How CTP boosts enrolment, girl-child education in northern schools, by UNICEF
  • Don’t reject gunshot victims, Lagos CP warns hospitals
  • Navy acquires 179 high-speed boats to fight illegal pirates
  • Court re-arraigns Dasuki over alleged diversion of arms funds
  • Presidency seeks review of early warning signal with South Africa on xenophobia
  • Actors mourn as Aisha Abimbola dies in Canada
  • Ruthless Nadal advances, Thiem stung by Fognini
  • Young strikers gun for Miroslav Klose’s crown
  • Buhari wants Super Eagles to win World Cup
  • Ambode redeems N20m promise to CHAN Eagles
  • Don’t let Atletico Madrid beat you, Adepoju tells Eagles
  • Griezmann fires Atletico Madrid to Europa League title
  • Economy remains fragile despite productivity, growth indices, says LCCI
  • Unilever CEO leads talks at national marketing summit
  • Abia to empower 6,000 in vocational training
  • Obasanjo’s 2019 burden
  • JOHESU’ s strike and needless loss of lives
  • Lawmaking in limbo over ‘harassments’
  • Embattled Ovie Omo-Agege resumes at Senate’s plenary
  • Fresh PDP, APDA, LP, others declare for NUP ahead of 2019
  • Today In History, WHO Declares Homosexuality No Longer A Mental Illness
  • Femi Otedola Boards A Molue
  • Women Are Attracted To Long legs And Arm Length




  • China Sets New Restrictions on Companies’ Foreign Debt to Curb Risks
  • Passenger Arrested after Trying to Break into Plane at Melbourne Airport
  • WHO: Obese People More Likely to Smoke
  • IG Trying to Frame Me, Saraki Cries Out
  • After THISDAY Healthcare Summits, N’Assembly Earmarks N57.15bn for BHCPF
  • Osinbajo: I’m Ready to Quit If Buhari is Complicit in Benue..
  • China Sets New Restrictions on Companies’ Foreign Debt to Curb Risks
  • Passenger Arrested after Trying to Break into Plane at Melbourne Airport
  • WHO: Obese People More Likely to Smoke
  • IG Trying to Frame Me, Saraki Cries Out
  • After THISDAY Healthcare Summits, N’Assembly Earmarks N57.15bn for BHCPF
  • Osinbajo: I’m Ready to Quit If Buhari is Complicit in Benue…
  • FCMB Attains ISO Certification on Quality Management
  • Lafarge Africa Shareholders Approve N100bn Bond Issuance
  • Cocoa Rebounds from Multi-week Lows
  • ECOWAS Predicts 2.1% Growth Rate for Nigeria in 2018


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