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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, May 22, 2018


  • GDP grows by 1.95% in Q1, non-oil sector accounts for 90.3%
  • Igbo want new constitution, six-year rotational presidency
  • ‘Property theft thrives in absence of deterrents’
  • ‘Lekki Free Trade Zone will make Lagos destination of choice’
  • Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over ‘hit job’ Russia probe
  • FG kicks off reconstruction of N20.8b Ikorodu-Sagamu road
  • Metuh collapses in court, judge continues with trial
  • Ambode charges traditional rulers to promote peace, security
  • Western countries more corrupt than African nations, says Falana
  • Reps vow to recover N1.4 trillion unremitted lottery proceeds
  • Government, IOCs to invest N1.7tr in Niger Delta before 2021
  • Ibrahimovic sent off as Galaxy end losing streak
  • Buffon to make a decision on PSG within week
  • Kane named England’s World Cup captain
  • West Ham announce Manuel Pellegrini as new manager
  • Torres, Oblak to lead Atletico against Super Eagles
  • Martinez omits Nainggolan as Hazard leads Belgium’s preliminary team
  • Easing inflation, stable naira show Nigeria MPC may be right
  • Experts fear investment losses as PIGB suffers setback
  • APM Terminals contributes N186b to Nigeria’s economy yearly, says report
  • Leaders must be committed
  • Suffocating pensioners is worse than Boko Haram
  • Two-party competition in Ekiti State
  • Group tasks citizens on Aregbesola’s successor
  • APC debunks Fayose’s claim of plan to rig poll
  • PDP ‘harvests’ APC members in strategy for 2019 polls



The Nation

  • West Ham appoint Pellegrini on three-year deal
  • 2019: Umahi throws Ebonyi House of Assembly contests open
  • High consumption of vegetables, olive oil treats depression- Research
  • Eko Disco explains outage in Victoria Island
  • APC to meet with Saraki, Dogara, Wamakko, others
  • Non-oil sector hits 90.3% in Q1 1.9% GDP growth
  • North’s youths give terms for restructuring talks
  • Nation building is a continuous work, says Dickson
  • ‘15 revenue-generating agencies fail to account for N8.1tr under Jonathan’
  • 2019: Dickson seeks restraint in use of power
  • We borrow to fund budget, infrastructure, says DMO
  • ‘Homeowners’ Charter has raised value of properties in Ogun’
  • Offa Robbery: Police arrest two wanted suspects
  • Oyetola, Salam, Yusuff, Adeoti, 23 others vie for Osun APC ticket
  • Cancel Nigeria-Congo DR friendly, Charly Boy tells Buhari
  • Torres eyes impressive run against Eagles
  • ‘Ronaldo spends too much time on his bum’
  • Wenger to decide next move by June 14
  • DR Congo players to be screened for Ebola – Dalung
  • Ebola: DRC players to face screening before World Cup friendly
  • LASU VC reaffirms fairness, transparency, accountability to stakeholders
  • Pro-Chancellor hails FG over release of Unilorin lecturers’ allowance
  • Despite going to parties, I made First Class, says UNILAG’s valedictorian
  • ‘Entrepreneurship key to poverty alleviation’
  • NANS meets OAU management over students’ suspension
  • Ex-CAMPUSLIFE man gives back to alma mater
  • Time to look in the mirror




  • China-style State-led Growth Won’t Work in Africa, Okonjo-Iweala Warns
  • Court Orders Arrest of UK-based Investigator over Alleged Forgery, Impersonation Charges
  • 37,062 Candidates Shortlisted for Police Recruitment Examination
  • Dickson Meets el-Rufai in Kaduna, Drums up Support for Restructuring
  • Group Berates IG for Acting Above the Law
  • EFCC to Arraign Shagari Over N500m Diezani Largesse
  • AfCFTA: Africa’s economic strategy kicks off
  • Aviation: FG Receives Certificate of Compliance for Leasing Company, Maintenance Repairs…
  • APC Delta Holds State Congress, Ogodo Emerges Chairman
  • Ekiti CJ Wants Stricter Legal Actions Against …
  • Ikpeazu seeks FG’s support for C’River Superhighway, deep seaport
  • House C’ttee Threatens to Revoke Licences of Lottery Operators over Non-remittance…
  • Ensure Peace, Security In Your Communities, Ambode Urges Traditional Rulers
  • CIMA, ICAN Collaborate to Improve Accounting Profession
  • Access Bank Reaffirms Commitment to Women Empowerment
  • Trading Resumes in Shares of Ikeja Hotels as NSE Lifts Suspension
  • No End in Sight for Nigeria’s Energy Crisis as TCN Says…
  • Kachikwu: Separate Legislation for Gas Underway
  • Flour Mills Partners Corteva Agriscience for Maize Hybrid Seed Devt
  • Eko, Ibadan Discos Decry Spate of Violent Attacks on Electricity Workers
  • Cadbury Nigeria, HKI Train Stakeholders in Healthy Lifestyle Project
  • PDP: Why Nigerians Want Buhari, APC Out in 2019
  • China Looks Forward to Opening Its Giant Market to Nollywood
  • Crisis Hits PDP as Fayose’s Aide Resigns over Deputy Gov’s Slot…
  • Icardi Left Out as Argentina Names 23-man Squad
  • Group knocks Danjuma after Army Panel Report, Demands Apology
  • S’East Summit: Ohaneze Defies IPOB, Insists on Restructuring




  • Star-studded farewell for Italy legend Pirlo
  • 2019 Elections: Umahi throws Ebonyi House of Assembly contests open
  • We were raped and abused, Nigerian prostitutes testify against their traffickers in Paris
  • President fires minister amid squabbles in ruling party
  • West Ham announce Manuel Pellegrini as new manager
  • PHOTOS: Benue buries Catholic priests, 17 parishioners slain by herdsmen
  • 53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing
  • Ilorin residents support transfer of suspected cultists to Abuja
  • England names Kane captain for World Cup
  • BREAKING: Metuh’s lawyer returns to court 24 hours after withdrawal from case
  • Foreign media head to North Korea for nuclear site destruction
  • Iraq court sentences Belgian jihadist to death for IS membership
  • IMF doubts Nigeria’s capacity to repay debts
  • Watchdog urges Russia world cup opening boycott over Syria
  • Senate team meets Buhari today over Saraki, IG row
  • Dino Melaye disses the ‘State,’ says ‘I remain unbowed’
  • Septuagenarian, two others abduct receptionist in Lagos
  • You must marry corpse of our daughter – family tells killer boyfriend
  • Cyber hacker defrauds car dealer of N28m
  • Lady dies after taking ‘spiritual’ concoction
  • Police declare man wanted for killing cousin in Imo
  • 2019 Elections: Umahi throws Ebonyi House of Assembly contests open
  • Baraje’s nPDP meets APC, reiterates ruling party membership
  • Ogodo elected Delta APC chairman
  • Delta APC congress begins in Asaba
  • Judge rejects defence lawyer’s request to withdraw after Metuh’s fall
  • Parallel congresses unhealthy, dangerous – APC chieftain




  • Just In: President Fires Minister Amid Squabbles In Ruling Party
  • Court Orders Arrest Of Sacked Presidential Special Private Investigator
  • Police Pension Scam: Onyegbula Opens Her Case In Trial- Within-Trial
  • Task Force : It’s Now War On One-Way Motorists, Okada Riders
  • West Ham Appoint Pellegrini On Three-Year Deal
  • 2018 Budget: Why NASS Included Additional Funding For Primary Healthcare – Tejuoso
  • Osun 2018: APC Lifts Campaign Ban, Holds Parlay For Governorship Aspirants
  • Emery Taking Over From Wenger At Arsenal
  • Zimbabwe Applies To Rejoin Commonwealth
  • Restoration Cup: Quarter-Finalists Emerge
  • FG, Oil Firms To Pump N1.7trn In N-Delta
  • Shocking: Obasanjo Space Centre Too Broke To Make Staff ID
  • Politics, Goverance And Human Development
  • Students Invent Hand-Held Traffic Light To Ease Congestion
  • Reforms Spark Protest In Bayelsa Varsity Town
  • Ikot-Abasi Youths Angry Over Delayed Production At ALSCON
  • I Only Gave Her Mixture Of Lime, Honey —Lagos Prophet Arrested Over Sick Woman’s Death
  • West Ham appoint Pellegrini on three-year deal
  • Emery taking over from Wenger at Arsenal
  • Restoration cup: Quarter-finalists emerge
  • FIFA World Cup (23 Days to go) : Team Profile – AUSTRALIA
  • Eagles not scared of Atletico — Olorunleke
  • Atlético de Madrid arrive in Uyo ahead of Super Eagles friendly
  • Forgery: Court issues arrest warrant against UK-based investigator
  • MOTHER’S DILEMMA: I was sacked for giving birth to triplets
  • Stolen Mace: NASS c’ttee summons Omo-Agege, Ndume to appear today
  • 2019: Afenifere backs Obasanjo’s bid to stop APC
  • I’ve no governorship ambition, Magu cries out
  • 1trn looted by 15 revenue-generating agencies under Jonathan – FG
  • Saraki betrayed us, I regret supporting him – Ali Ndume



The Sun

  • CVR: INEC captures fresh 4m voters
  • Okorocha to empower 50, 000 street traders as ‘parting gifts’
  • Nwosu upbeat over Imo APC coalition ‘gang-up’
  • EFCC set to arraign Shagari, other Sokoto PDP chieftains
  • Olisa Metuh’s lawyer back in court 24-hrs after withdrawal from case
  • 2019: Don’t run, Arewa youths tell Buhari, Atiku
  • 2019: Obasanjo, Afenifere team up against Buhari
  • The Sun World Cup seminar: Rivers agog for biggest soccer talks
  • Metuh collapses in court as lawyer withdraws from case
  • Soldiers kill 35 herdsmen in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba
  • Bomb injures 6 in Aba, army arrests 1
  • APC chair: Oshiomhole seeks Kalu’s support
  • 2019: Don’t contest, Arewa youths tell Buhari, Atiku
  • Niger Delta Amnesty not sustainable –Minister
  • SEC probes $1bn Milost Global investment in Unity Bank
  • FG to launch new national carrier Dec 2018
  • Congo friendly, do or die for Eagles -Adepoju
  • Pinnick: No distractions for Eagles






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