Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, May 14, 2019


  • VIDEO: Asa releases new single after five-year break
  • N30,000 minimum wage: FG to inaugurate implementation committee on Tuesday
  • South Africa unemployment rises as Ramaphosa vows action
  • China tech firm to sell gay app Grindr after US pressure
  • Kaduna introduces meat, bread to school feeding programme
  • ‘Harry Potter’ star set to star in new South Africa jailbreak movie
  • Bayern Munich captain Neuer in race to be fit for Bundesliga title decider
  • Woman in court for allegedly stabbing another with broken bottle
  • AFCON 2019: Football fans urge Rohr to consider home based players
  • Herrera confident Solskjaer can restore United’s lustre
  • Four injured, commuters suffer as commercial bus burns on Lagos bridge
  • Bandits: We didn’t give Miyetti Allah money, says FG
  • Soldiers kill six Sudanese protesters
  • Outrage as Leah Sharibu marks birthday in Boko Haram captivity for second time
  • Singapore charges Nigerian men over internet love scam
  • Woman in court for allegedly stabbing another with broken bottle
  • Man stabs nurse for resisting rape attempt
  • Gunmen shoot trader to death during Lagos robbery
  • LUTH queries registrar over offending social media post
  • UNIABUJA undergraduate to die by hanging for killing brother
  • Abductors keep mute after taking N3m for kidnapped lawyer
  • You can request to search officers, demand arrest warrant –Police
  • Student films self drinking sniper over UTME result
  • Triplets rescued from alms-seeking mother in Lagos


The Nation

  • Breaking: Senate begins confirmation of CBN Gov Emefiele for second term 
  • Breaking: VIO officials kill Ebonyi Elder statesman 
  • Asa drops new single, ‘The Beginning’ after 5 years break 
  • Nigerians celebrate Leah as she marks 16th birthday in Boko Haram custody
  • UNILAG conflict: ASUU sad, students seek FG’s intervention 
  • Tonto Dikeh hints on desire to get new boobs for birthday 
  • Breaking: 4 injured, commuters suffer as fire guts bus on Lagos bridge
  • WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after report of spyware attack 
  • Soldiers kill six protesters 
  • Tiger Woods sued over death of drunk bartender
  • Why Buhari’s May 29 inauguration will be low key
  • North Korea demands release of coal ship seized by U.S.
  • I’m politically wiser now, says Ambode 
  • I am upset with the level of poverty in Nigeria – Buhari
  • Nigeria didn’t mortgage property for China loan, says Amaechi 
  • ‘Probe Chinese prisoners’ incursion into Nigeria’ 
  • CJN: Buhari, Senate, AGF get 14 days to defend choice 
  • ABC of the crisis at UNILAG 
  • Govt plans low-key inauguration for Buhari May 29 
  • TSA: Fed Govt records N30tr turnover in seven years
  • ‘UNILAG has not progressed under our Pro-chancellor’
  • Tears of joy as Zainab, Abubakar return from Saudi Arabia 
  • Court won’t stay order for Adoke, Etete, others arrest 
  • JAMB returns N5b to Federation Account 
  • Buhari, Senate, AGF shun suit querying Muhammad’s choice as CJN


The Guardian

  • Untrained personnel, others threaten safety in local aviation
  • Senate under pressure to reject Emefiele’s reappointment
  • SEC to regulate yearly general meetings for cost reduction
  • US, Russia test tense ties as Pompeo visits Putin
  • ‘Why state government dissolved boards of Enyimba, Abia Warriors’
  • Brother of Sudan’s Bashir not in detention
  • Court strikes out suit seeking investigation of Adams Oshiomhole
  • Ngige inaugurates NSITF board amid tight security
  • Soyinka, in U.S, eulogises Leah Sharibu, deplores Boko Haram’s handling by Americans
  • World leaders won’t attend Buhari’s May 29 inauguration, says FG
  • Candidate scores 167 after fourth UTME attempt, threatens suicide on twitter
  • Mikel Obi says will lead Nigeria at Africa Cup of Nations
  • Okagbare returns to Shanghai for IAAF Diamond League
  • Dennerby picks Ebi, Oparanozie, 25 others for final preparations
  • Nigeria Aquatics Federation begins grassroots talent hunt
  • Sodje urges NFF to educate, employ former footballers
  • Scope FC wins maiden Trophy five-a-side championship
  • Revisiting PDP’s hold on Akwa Ibom State after Akpabio’s ‘uncommon defection’
  • I owe no Lagos State godfather any apologies, says el-Rufai
  • AAC suspends Sowore, others over alleged anti-party activities
  • Where is Leah Sharibu?
  • Swaziland Men Ordered To Marry More Than Two Wives Or Risk Jail
  • 1st Class UNN Student Commits Suicide
  • Nissan full-year net profit more than halves to near-decade low
  • Shell targets 2400MW from new gas project
  • Foreign ship owners sabotaging Kaduna inland port, says manager
  • The Pope in 1948, foundation of Western civilization and race
  • Welcome home Zainab Aliyu
  • Senate President 2015-2019: Saraki and the making of a successor




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