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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, May 18, 2017


  • Female bomber kills soldiers at military checkpoint in Borno
  • PHOTO: Soldier brutalises man in Lagos
  • PHOTO: Pandemonium as fans prevent soldier from shooting AK47 after his team lost a game
  • City’s home form must improve next season – Guardiola
  • Preparing a winning business loan proposal
  • Buratai’s alert not to be taken lightly
  • We’re working to retain petrol at N145 –Kachikwu
  • Why DSS can’t produce Dasuki in court — EFCC lawyer
  • Ronaldo double puts Madrid within point of title
  • Police arrest killers of Enugu deputy gov’s orderly
  • Anger as Edo policemen handcuff driver to patrol van
  • Dangote, Adenuga, others can end poverty in Nigeria – Oxfam
  • EFCC arraigns two whistle-blowers over false information
  • Nigeria can’t progress under current political system – Tinubu, Bozimo
  • Naira closes at 385/dollar
  • 12 things to include in business loan application
  • Kwara names varsity after Olusola Saraki
  • Lawyer sues JAMB, demands N3.4bn
  • 13-year-old escapes from kidnappers’ den
  • Future stars on show as U20 World Cup kicks off
  • Uproar in House of Reps as PDP member defects to APC
  • Businesswoman gave me N25m, SUV for curing ailment –Prophet
  • Pathologist rules out poison in Adeleke’s death, family kicks
  • Buratai’s alert: UK, Ohanaeze, ACF, PDP warn soldiers against coup
  • Monaco win first French league title in 17 years
  • Ikoyi cash: I won’t appear before you, CBN gov tells Reps
  • Another Chibok girl out of captivity
  • Youths seek justice for 20-year-old allegedly killed by police
  • Ezeife is prophet of doom, says APC



  • Senate gives NNPC, CBN, others 2 wks to submit budgets
  • Osinbajo’ll sign when budget is ready — AIDE
  • Lead pathologist testifies Adeleke died of drug overdose
  • Crisis looms between Presidency, Senate
  • Senators rap Sagay over comments on anti-graft war
  • Diezani gate: Chime still under investigation — EFCC
  • Senate gives NNPC, CBN, others 2 wks to submit budgets
  • FG, Oxfam on collision course over inequality, poverty in Nigeria
  • Revenue Touts On Rampage
  • WCC Declares Sunday, Global Day Of Prayer To End Famine
  • Amnesty Slams Australia As Country Begins UN Human Rights Council Bid
  • Expert Calls For More Investment In Agric Value Chain To Tackle Inflation
  • Nollywood Actress, Moji Olaiya Dies
  • Shelter Afrique, UN-Habitat Collaborate To Tackle African Housing Challenges
  • Wike To Buratai: Stop Giving Soldiers To Politicians If You Must Complain
  • N39m Fraud: ICPC Docks KadPoly Procurement Officer
  • EU Fines Facebook 110m Euros Over Misleading WhatsApp Data
  • The Ringing Of Coup Bells And Cause For Deep Concern By Fani-Kayode
  • Nigeria To Launch Africa’s 1st Nanosatellite
  • Iran Denounces New U.S. Sanctions On Ballistic Missile Programme
  • Turkey Calls For Ouster Of Top U.S. Envoy Leading Anti-IS Coalition
  • Trump Willing To Try Engagement With North Korea, On Conditions: Seoul
  • 13 Ondo PDP Assembly Members Defect To APC In 3 Months
  • Too Much Of Cleanliness Has Its Own Side Effect
  • Nigeria Has Good University Structure — Prof Yaqub


The Guardian

  • No more France camp for Eagles, team to return May 28
  • Government receives N11tr from SPDC JVs in four years
  • Anti-HIV progress under threat
  • Senate halts spending by 38 federal agencies
  • Japan princess’s betrothal highlights male royal succession woes
  • EU fines Facebook 110 mn euros over ‘misleading’ info in WhatsApp takeover
  • Ambode commissions Ajah, Abule-Egba flyovers
  • Nigeria lost N3.8 trillion in 2016 to theft, pipeline vandalism
  • WHO may deploy Ebola vaccine for first test in DRC
  • Monarchs seek role in voter registration
  • Too early to bet on CBL playoffs, says Yaoundé Giants’ captain
  • ‘Nothing has changed in Nigeria’s Women Football League’
  • The curious case of boxing
  • Ronaldo double puts Madrid within point of title
  • Romero at the ready in Man United stalemate
  • Tyson Fury promoter fears ‘disgraceful’ wait



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