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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, May 15, 2018


  • Leah Sharibu clocks 15, BBOG demands update on rescue
  • Reps, US explore diplomatic solution to alleged sex scandal
  • NASS beefs up security as court voids Omo-Agege’s suspension
  • World Bank hails FG’s economic growth strategy, others
  • FG begins repair of Lagos-Abeokuta road
  • Immigration attaché killed by Sudanese of Nigerian origin
  • Night club faults EFCC on arrest of Yahoo boys
  • NNPC issues two-year crude lifting contracts to traders
  • Army nab four armed herdsmen, recover AK47 rifle, ammunition in Taraba
  • Alleged N6.3bn fraud: Prosecution stalls Jang’s arraignment
  • Banker links Fayose to N1.2bn allegedly collected from Dasuki
  • DCO injured, vehicles vandalised as Shi’ites, police clash
  • Ohanaeze dares IPOB, says restructuring summit must hold
  • We’ll only recognise authorised congresses –APC
  • Benue not at war with any ethnic group —Ortom
  • Police take over Imo APC secretariat amid tension
  • Save Rivers APC from Amaechi, Abe urges Buhari
  • LASG shuts illegal orphanage, rescues 24 persons
  • Govt promises new place for Ile-Epo Market traders
  • Husband loses life saving wife from electrocution



The Nation

  • Buhari launches N9b irrigation project in Jigawa
  • Buhari: we’ve done more with less resources in three years
  • I may report for Senate’s plenary today, says Omo-Agege
  • CJN condemns attack on courts in Rivers
  • Oil prices race to $80
  • Nigeria earns $6.3b FDI from oil, gas manufacturing
  • CIBN to Senate: pass Financial System Strategy 2020 Bill
  • Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road to cost N22.387b
  • Buratai to soldiers: arrest killer-bandits in three weeks
  • Protesting Shi’ites pursue policemen from duty post
  • Don’t spare our leaders, Soyinka tells EFCC
  • Leah Sharibu’s father: we’ve been abandoned
  • Oyegun interfering unduly in congresses, says Great Ogboru
  • kano approves N345M for Ramadan Feeding
  • Kano Assembly sealed over impeachment saga
  • NWC to fix new date for Imo APC Congresses: Okorocha assures party faithful
  • Herders, farmers strike peace deal in Enugu
  • Akintola: No zoning in Oyo APC
  • Ajimobi swears in elected council chiefs




  • Corruption Started After Me – Yakubu Gowon
  • World Bank Invests $10.7bn In Nigeria
  • Viability Of Yola DISCO Excites FG — Fashola
  • NNPC Crude Oil Marketing Chief Appointed Nigeria’s OPEC Representative
  • Eagles ‘Ll Play Congo In Port Harcourt, Pinnick Affirms
  • Shell, Eni Trial On Nigeria Corruption Re-Adjourned To June
  • Bonga Produces 763m Oil Barrels Worth $58.7bn In 12yrs
  • Red Cross Nigeria Expands Medical Coverage Through Launch Of Website
  • First E&P, Schlumberger FID For Joint Devt Of OMLs 83 & 85 Delayed
  • Ultimatum: NPDP Splits As Abdullahi Adamu’s ‘Faction’ Disowns Baraje, Oyinlola
  • $1bn Virgin City Project: We Are On The Verge Of Losing Our Heritage — Community Clan Heads
  • Help Save Our Party, Ondo PDP Leaders Appeal To Mimiko
  • OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET: PDP Leaders’re Fiscal Illiterates — Osun Govt




  • Gunmen in Bayelsa attack Air Force helipad, kill airman
  • Police stall Kano speaker’s impeachment, seal off Assembly
  • Nigeria’s 2.069mbpd oil production still below budget estimates
  • Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse
  • Lokosa, Mikel in as Rohr names Super Eagles’ provisional squad
  • Buhari says he will not disappoint Nigerians
  • UN says ‘seems anyone is liable to be shot dead’ in Gaza
  • Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly
  • Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib
  • Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned
  • Judiciary needs men of honour to deal with executive recklessness, says CJN
  • Atletico Madrid bid to erase pain of finals past in Marseille showdown
  • Simeone ban leaves colourful Burgos in charge of Atletico Madrid
  • Mancini given ‘dream’ job of rebuilding Italy
  • From Madrid to Rome, the clay season battles continue
  • 100 secondary schools battle for honours in Opeifa handball competition
  • Kings, Queens College, St. Finbarr’s, others through to semifinals
  • Tokyo stocks close down on profit-taking
  • How to harness blockchain technology for growth, by Walker
  • Nigeria gradually degenerating to a failed state, says Omobude
  • ‘I believe Buhari will accept defeat, if he loses in 2019’
  • Want to create transformational change? Recruit candidates to run
  • MTN unveils LED board to boost small businesses




  • Minister: FG Constructing Quality, Affordable Houses for Nigerians
  • As plenary resumes on Tuesday, the Senate is set to receive the…
  • German Police Raid Traffickers Who Arrange Fake Marriages
  • With the 2019 Race Wide Open, Where are Buhari’s Opponents?
  • I Will Never Leave PDP, Bode George Vows
  • North, South Korea to Hold High-level Talks May 16
  • North, South Korea to Hold High-level Talks May 16
  • DBN Gets CBN’s Approval, Partners W’Bank on Credit Guarantees
  • WACOT Rewards Agro Dealers, Unveils New Packaging for Vinash
  • Power Sector Records N163.9bn Loss in First 131days of 2018
  • CIBN Seeks Speedy Passage of FSS 2020 Bills
  • Senate, IG Face-off: What Next?
  • APC Wins 17, PDP Four in Kaduna Council Polls
  • APC Plunging Nigeria into Violence, Anarchy, S
  • SNEPCO/NNPC Tennis Starts at Ikoyi Club
  • Nwagua, Olusesi, Nwani & Nwachukwu Listed for Match-day 20 VAT Wonder Goal
  • Rivers Sporting Community Endorses Wike for a Second Term
  • Injured Neymar Makes Brazil’s Final 23-Man Squad
  • 2019 and the Politics of Campaign Finance




  • I will not disappoint Nigerians ―Buhari
  • Dipo’s loss devastating —Bode George
  • Buhari arrives Jigawa for two-day visit
  • Tinubu on Oyo APC Crisis: Bury the hatchet, cooperate with Ajimobi
  • Ekiti 2018: Fayemi sets up ‘Candidate Advisory Council’
  • Kaduna govt to inaugurate rapid response team on rape cases
  • 395 physically challenged persons elected into APC excos in Katsina State
  • 2019: Utomi tasks youth on voting rights
  • ASUP seeks establishment of body to monitor finances in tertiary institutions
  • Nasarawa govt commence N400m payment of pensioners
  • BREAKING: Oyo minority leader, Ojo emerges new speaker unopposed
  • Driver commits suicide over inability to pay loan
  • Ekiti NUT congratulates Fayose over deputy’s victory
  • Ekiti 2018: Don’t celebrate Pyrrhic victory yet, Fayose tells Fayemi
  • 2 men face impersonation, N400,000 NIPOST parcel theft charge
  • Electrician allegedly fails to supply customers N1.45m generators
  • Court jails minor, 4 teenagers for 6 months over theft
  • Man docked for alleged assault on wife with hot semovita
  • Sudan arrests killer of Nigerian immigration attache
  • Theresa May and Donald Trump discuss Iran nuclear deal on phone
  • Protesters demand Russia stop blocking Telegram messenger app
  • Israel prepares for opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem
  • Strike: FG cautions JOHESU members
  • Health institutions chairmen forum charges JOHESU to call off strike
  • Champion elimination of HIV transmission from mother to babies ―Aisha Buhari
  • How Nigeria can reverse medical tourism —Expert
  • Inflation reduces to 12.48% in April
  • Naira depreciates against dollar at parallel market
  • Nestle, Dangote Cement drags market capitalisation by N125bn
  • NPA – nigerian ports authority
  • Why foreign clearing agents flood Nigerian ports ―Apapa Customs
  • How to raise effective team for optimal results —Pastor Jaiyebo
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