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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Punch

  • I prefer Buhari to Obasanjo, says Oba of Lagos
  • Buhari orders recruitment of 6,000 policemen
  • ‘No credible indications’ of Iran nuclear weapons programme after 2009 – IAEA
  • Davido buys girlfriend, Chioma N45m Porsche as birthday gift
  • Mancini to become new Italy coach – Reports
  • Salah wins writers’ footballer of the year award
  • House ready to pass minimum wage bill – Dogara
  • Grand corruption denied Nigeria of infrastructure revolution, says Buhari
  • Herder-farmer clashes or ethnic cleansing?
  • Why we celebrate (not jail) corrupt leaders in Africa (I)
  • Court remands 23-year old for stealing fish
  • Sex-for-mark: CPC asks OAU to conduct comprehensive investigation
  • US trip: You deserve some accolades, Aisha Buhari tells husband
  • Tears as body of dead corps member goes home
  • INEC promises free Ekiti election
  • Pregnant pupil commits suicide in Rivers
  • Electrician allegedly rapes primary two pupil at knifepoint
  • Man disappears after leaving home for work
  • Police nab three for vandalising telecoms mast
  • Navy arrests nine, impounds 500 drums of diesel
  • Implement HIV workplace policy, anti-discrimination law, NACA pleads
  • INEC promises free Ekiti election
  • Bomb attack can’t stop us from backing restructuring – Ohanaeze
  • Funding won’t threaten 2019 elections, says minister
  • Don’t sell your votes, AU urges Ekiti voters
  • Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize, says South Korean President
  • Murder allegation: Shehu Sani keeps Police appointment, gets bail
  • Obasanjo coalition slams Buhari for campaigning despite killings
  • Thugs disrupt APC meeting in Kaduna
  • APC disowns online registration portal, says it’s fake
  • WhatsApp co-founder leaving Facebook
  • Oil price rises above $75 per barrel
  • French agency spends €415.7m on transportation, others in Lagos, Kano

(www.punchng.com)

 

Guardian

  • Salah wins writers’ footballer of the year award
  • Trump pledges support for Nigeria’s fight against Boko Haram
  • Bello moves against aides over failed attempt to recall Melaye
  • How FG compromises security
  • Police guard Glass House as NFF allays fears over World Cup ban
  • Death toll up to 8 after Swiss Alps storm
  • Dozens of jihadists arrive in north Syria under evacuation deal
  • Reps willing to pass minimum wage bill, says Dogara
  • Philippine workers march against Duterte on Labour Day
  • Buhari approves recruitment of 6,000 policemen
  • Oyintiloye empowers 450 constituents, distributes farm implements
  • Man Utd have laid down marker for next season, says Young
  • Liverpool on brink of final as tensions mount in Rome
  • 25 countries register for Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships
  • The Sun World Cup seminar holds in Rivers May 22
  • Walelegn, Tuei lead world class elite runners to Okpekpe Race
  • Stallions, Niger Republic to meet in friendly, Nigeria set to host Africa Sevens qualifiers
  • Lend to, rather than borrow from IMF: A reminder
  • How to end malpractices in WASSCE, by experts
  • London stocks rise after Tokyo gains
  • Betaglas, Julius Berger others lead stock market’s N8 billion gain
  • AMCON identifies causes of airlines’ woes
  • Adebayo Adedeji: Farewell to Africa’s Cassandra
  • Unending disputation on sequence of elections
  • Aspirant promises 25,000 jobs in agriculture
  • APC, PDP trade words over alleged N6b convention expenses
  • ‘Let Ekiti be the first state to produce female governor’

(www.guardian.ng)

 

The Nation

  • Tambuwal restates commitment to recruit more workers, improve welfare
  • Photos: Workers’ day celebration in Ibadan
  • FG bans production of codeine syrups in Nigeria
  • Kebbi pays N9bn pension, gratuities to 3,500 retirees
  • Ikoyi Club 1938 grooming next generation of swimming superstars — VP
  • Osun poll: Avoid imposition of candidate, monarch urges Aregbesola, APC
  • Borno NLC urges lawmakers to challenge govt. on workers’ demands
  • Melaye botched recall, good lessons for democracy – activist
  • House ready to pass minimum wage bill, says Dogara
  • Reps ready to pass minimum wage bill – Dogara
  • Buhari orders recruitment of 6,000 policemen
  • Davido gifts girlfriend N45m Porsche as birthday gift
  • Workers to FG: Prioritise review of minimum wage
  • Nigerian worker, most dedicated, resilient in the World – APC
  • Buhari committed to enhanced workers Welfare, says Ngige
  • Ikoyi Club 1938 grooming next generation of swimming superstars — VP
  • 16 football clubs lock horns in 2018 Enugu State Federation Cup
  • Commonwealth: Akeredolu to reward medalists from Ondo
  • Asaba 2018: 25 Countries enter for African Senior Athletics Championships
  • Uzoho keeps 13th clean sheet
  • Alex Iwobi set to travel with squad to Spain
  • Quadri, Omotayo lift Nigeria against Argentina
  • God not me is the VC of UNILAG, says Ogundipe
  • Kogi varsity students protest death of student
  • CPC commends OAU over sexual harassment case
  • Adeleke University shines at inter-versity award
  • INEC releases timetable for Osun Guber polls
  • LASU introduces international students’ identity card
  • Where are the leaders of tomorrow?

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

The Sun

  • Workers Day: Amosun urged to pay leave allowances, pension deductions
  • Workers Day: Osinbajo, Ngige others celebrate at Eagle Square
  • Borno State openly hold first Workers Day in 5 years
  • Buhari White House Visit: Trump promises speedy release of aircraft
  • Workers’ Day: Kalu calls for improved working conditions
  • Trump to Buhari: US won’t accept Christians’ killings
  • …Buhari’s outing embarrassing -PDP
  • America to return $500m looted funds –Trump
  • FG responsible for security lapses –Wike
  • Impeachment motion: More trouble for Edo senator
  • Blood of murdered Nigerians crying for vengeance – CAN president
  • Killings: Benue govt sues Miyetti Allah
  • ‘Graft war: Risky fighting it, keeping quiet risky too’
  • Imo APC disowns Uzodinma
  • Railways: Buhari signs international consortium agreement in Washington DC
  • FG committed to global fight against terrorism –Adeosun
  • NNPC to acquire oil blocks in W’Africa, others
  • Russia 2018 World Cup: Eagles to be paid bonus soon
  • NFF crisis: Police take over secretariat
  • Nigeria won’t make second round –Gudjohnsen
  • Floods, landslides kill 100 in Kenya
  • Korean sues ex-German Chancellor, Gerhard Schroeder, for affair with ex-wife
  • Trump suggests Korean truce village for summit with Kim

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

 

Vanguard

  • FG bans production of codeine containing syrups in Nigeria
  • Minimum wage: We’re prepared to fight for better working condition—Wabba
  • 2019 Election: You can’t remain apolitical, Agbakoba tells Labour
  • Fuel Subsidy: NNPC recorded N144.5bn under-recovery in 2017
  • EXPOSED! How pharmaceutical companies aid abuse of codeine in Nigeria
  • Perversion of Justice: How SAN baged 30 days imprisonment
  • Bombing of Nwodo’s house: Ohanaeze lays curse on perpetrators
  • We won’t allow Christians to be massacred in Nigeria – Trump
  • WASSCE: WAEC Compiles List Of Erring Supervisors For Sanctions
  • Mancini To Become New Italy Coach – Reports
  • Europa League: Iwobi Gets Fitness Test Today
  • Kebbi Govt. Pays N9bn Pension, Gratuities To 3,500 Retirees
  • WhatsApp CEO Quits Amid Facebook Data Scandal
  • FG Bans Production Of Codeine Containing Syrups In Nigeria
  • 2018 World Asthma Day: Inappropriate Drugs Usage, A Major Challenge In Managing Asthma
  • Imo APC Endorses President Muhammadu Buhari For Second Term
  • 2018 FIFA WC: Ujah Tips Eagles To Surpass Cameroon, Ghana Records
  • NPFL: Rangers Technical Adviser Urges Players To Be Focused In Second Stanza
  • Edo LGAs Declare 44% Rise In IGR, As JAAC Shares N2.8bn March Allocation
  • Apapa Gridlock: Onuesoke Advises FG To Open Up South East And South-South Ports
  • Trump Misfired In His Remarks About Killing Of Nigerian Christians – MURIC
  • Buhari’s Impeachment Mission Impossible – Reuben Abati
  • NLC Urges Borno Govt End Three- Year Biometric Data Of Workers
  • Indian Groom Killed At Wedding By Celebratory Gunfire
  • Serena Made To Wait Over Wimbledon Seeding

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

ThisDay

  • US Concerned About Continuous Killings of Christians in Nigeria, Says Trump
  • Fidelity Bank PBT Hits N20bn in 2017, Declares N3.2bn Dividend
  • NAF Takes Delivery of Two Helicopter Gunships from Russia
  • Saraki: National Assembly to Work for Improved Welfare for Workers
  • PDP Laments Buhari’s Performance
  • US Concerned About Continuous Killings of Christians in Nigeria, Says Trump
  • Fidelity Bank PBT Hits N20bn in 2017, Declares N3.2bn Dividend
  • NAF Takes Delivery of Two Helicopter Gunships from Russia
  • Saraki: National Assembly to Work for Improved Welfare for Workers
  • Revealed: Teleology Offered $301m to Win 9mobile Bid
  • US Visit: Presidency Laying Claim to Imaginary Gains, Says PDP
  • FG, GE-led Consortium Sign Interim Agreement on Railway Concession
  • Don’t Delve into Our Internal Matters, Senate Tells Court on Omo-Agege’s Suspension
  • Our Convention Budget Not Ready, Says APC
  • Fidelity Bank PBT Hits N20bn in 2017, Declares N3.2bn Dividend
  • NAF Takes Delivery of Two Helicopter Gunships from Russia
  • Saraki: National Assembly to Work for Improved Welfare for Workers
  • Revealed: Teleology Offered $301m to Win 9mobile Bid
  • US Visit: Presidency Laying Claim to Imaginary Gains, Says PDP
  • FG, GE-led Consortium Sign Interim Agreement on Railway Concession
  • FSDH Merchant Bank Posts 45.4% PAT Growth in 2017
  • Transcorp Assures Shareholders of High Dividend, Returns to Profitability
  • Fidelity Bank Rewards Customers with N250m in Two Years
  • Kachikwu: FG Has Attracted $60bn in Oil Sector Within Three Years

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Tribune

  • Pay all outstanding allowances before you go, Ogun workers tell Amosun
  • We feel your pain, Dogara, Lasun tell Nigerian workers
  • NAICOM restates June 30 deadline for submission of financial accounts
  • 2019: PDP US chapter mandates Secondus to flush-out Buhari’s govt
  • Workers’ Day: NANS urges FG, states to implement new minimum wage
  • House ready to pass minimum wage bill, says Dogara
  • Obama placed arms embargo on Nigeria for no reason ―Trump
  • Buhari failed to project economic interest with Trump ―PDP
  • Workers’ Day: Oyo felicitates with workers
  • My husband filmed me naked, while having sex, leaks video to public ―Woman tells court
  • Mother beats, injures daughter with red-hot iron for allegedly stealing N250
  • 3 men in court over alleged N70m fraud, granted N5m bail each
  • Court remands 66-yr-old businessman in prison for alleged fraud
  • Macron attacks nationalism in speech to US Congress
  • Indonesia jails former speaker of parliament 15 years over graft
  • Afghan girl forced by parents to be “son” they never had
  • Professor defends role in Cambridge Analytica data scandal
  • ‎Transcorp shareholders applaud company’s return to profitability
  • 22 more millionaires emerge in Diamond Bank promo
  • ‎Diamond Bank to sell its UK banking operations to focus on Nigeria
  • FG makes N90 bn from bonds in April auction
  • Nigerians will feel the exit from recession gradually —NBS
  • Nigeria Immigration generates 35.72bn from passports in 2017 ―NBS

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

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