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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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The Sun

  • Man tows helicopter with penis, breaks record
  • My administration motivated Plateau athletes into winning 143 medals in 2 years, Lalong says
  • Ex-Panamanian leader, Manuel Noriega dies
  • 22, 430 repentant cultists surrender arms in Rivers
  • FG blows N600m on disbanded arms deal panel
  • Akpabio lauds FG on SIP
  • FG to designate specific courts to try corruption cases –Osinbajo
  • APC: Two years after
  • FG saves $500m in SWF, boosts ECA with $87m
  • Executive order: Why 24-hour ports operations in 30 days can’t work
  • Eagles camp bubbles as Iwobi, Aina arrive
  • Conte: Moses not a cheat
  • Tiger Woods held on drink-driving charge
  • Things fall apart in Cross River
  • Dissecting the change crusade




  • Avoid repression of Biafra day protests, Amnesty tells Nigerian security forces
  • Tiger Woods sorry after arrest, says alcohol not involved
  • NBA asks FG to stop probe of judges, faults anti-graft strategy
  • UI shut as students protest
  • Nigeria has not fared better under APC — PDP Reps
  • Redeemer’s University develops Ebola test kits
  • 12,430 cultists surrender in Rivers state
  • Bafana coach hires Man Utd scout to stop Eagles
  • Nigerian economy not being properly managed – Group
  • UTME: Candidates panic over unreleased results
  • Foreman, five -year-old killed, 14 injured as Lagos building collapses
  • Sit-at-home: Security agencies in show of force, MASSOB mobilise residents
  • Six ways to stay safe on public Wi-Fi
  • Gunmen shoot police sergeant dead in front of station
  • Abducted Lagos’ pupils: Govt declines negotiation with kidnappers
  • Between driver’s license and driving licence
  • Ambode promises opportunities for all residents
  • Centre honours candidate with 339 UTME score
  • The rich also patronise pirates –Publishers
  • CAN takes over case of sacked Lagos Presiding Chaplain
  • Tension at Oshodi over killing of NURTW boss, Hamburger
  • Dangote to invest $1bn in rice cultivation
  • 2017 budget through the lens of capital markets
  • Controversy trails oil block revocation by Buhari
  • DSS hands over 82 Chibok girls to Women ministry today
  • Investing in real estate with little cash
  • Why reporters were barred – Sunshine
  • Slow Justice system frustrating fight against corruption – Osinbajo
  • Oyo won’t abandon LAUTECH for new varsity –Ajimobi
  • 50 years of Lagos, 50 years of Biafra
  • Three women gang-rape man for three days
  • Nigerian nurse allegedly breaks 98-year-old patient’s leg, killing her
  • I’ve over 20 boys, girls who sell hemp, codeine, says man arrested for robbery




  • Anxiety over IPOB’s sit-at-home order today
  • Abductors of Lagos school kidnap slash ransom as Parents, school management meet
  • My role in Malabu Oil deal, by Adoke
  • How bricklayer, 5-yr-old died in Lagos building collapse
  • Stolen, diverted public funds must be accounted for — Osinbajo
  • APC Councillorship primaries: NURTW leader killed, scores injured during imposition violence
  • State Viability Index; Lagos generates more IGR than 31 states combined
  • DEPRESSION: 7m Nigerians Risk Suicide
  • NTEJE CRISIS: 5 Killed, Pete Edochie’s Brother, 17 Others Arrested
  • FG Eyes Russian Investment In Oil Sector
  • Tension In Bayelsa As 6 Vigilantes Still Detained Over Death Of 23-Year-Old Villager
  • Shettima Orders Arrest Over IDPs Food Diversion
  • Anxiety Over IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order Today
  • Ijaw Not Using Other N’Delta Tribes As Pawns – Chief Loyibo
  • Banking Under Buhari: Growth Mired By Deteriorating Asset Quality
  • JAMB And The Rest Of Us
  • Need To Address Budget, MTEF Structural Distortion
  • Groups, Riverine Residents Spoil For Showdown With Okowa Over Bridge
  • FG Cancels Oil Blocs Awarded To N-Deltans
  • Boko Haram Remains Defeated —Lafiya Dole Commander
  • Housing Shortage: Fashola Canvasses Mortgage Financing
  • Two Years Of APC: Buhari Should Return Our Economy To 2015 Level — Senator Bassey



The Guardian

  • Oil producing states shared N20.62b in February
  • Police warn Biafra groups, arrest IPOB members in Rivers State
  • Labour, rights activists urge Nigerians to deepen democracy
  • Bindo, Buhari group organise parallel celebration in Adamawa
  • UBA promotes continental renaissance, celebrates Africa Day
  • Nigeria pledges to assist Sierra Leone on its NYSC implementation
  • Court grants leave to compel government to publish 1999-2015 audited reports
  • Purity wins third MLMTP Premier League Tennis Championship
  • Bafana ready for ‘whatever happens’ against Super Eagles
  • Grange School wins 2017 ‘Loya Swim Meet’ competition
  • Eagles dismiss match-fixing allegation in Senegal, Corsica friendlies
  • GTBank Lagos Principals Cup Season Eight finals hold today
  • Moses, an honest player, did not plan to dive, says Conte
  • ‘In the next two years we will build on the successes of the last two’
  • Lagos PDP, LP, NCP differ over Ambode’s performance
  • Benue begins sale of fertiliser at subsidised rate
  • Notore, Kaduna government partner to harness agribusiness opportunities
  • High dividend payouts fail to attract more investors to capital market
  • Akeredolu seeks South African partnership on power, maritime, industrialisation




  • PC, PDP Disagree on Midterm Scorecard
  • Osinbajo Appoints New PenCom DG, BoI Chairman, MD
  • Bad Times Are Over, the Future is Bright, Says Osinbajo
  • OPEC Will Resist Sabotage by Shale Oil Producers, Says Kachikwu
  • Lagos Generates More IGR than 30 States Combined
  • UI Shut over Students Protest
  • NBA Flays Continued Detention of Dasuki, El-Zakzaky
  • Two Dead, 14 Rescued in Lagos Building Collapse
  • Rice Smuggling: FG Threatens to Shut Borders with Neighbouring Countries
  • Telcos Raise the Alarm over Threat to Telecoms Business, Broadband Plan
  • Abubakar Momoh, Renowned Professor and Civil Society Leader, is dead
  • CJN Cautions against Unnecessary Filing of Suits
  • Anti-graft War: Selective Justice Better than No Justice, Says Osunbor
  • Buhari Has Fulfilled Campaign Promises, Says Lai Mohammed
  • EU Says Only Nigeria Can Fix Its Problems
  • Lawmaker: Why Nigerian Governors are Lazy
  • Biafra: Reorder Nigeria for Equal Opportunities, CSOs Tell FG
  • Ekiti Begins Contributory Pension Scheme with 4,938 Workers
  • Sokoto’ll Complete Inherited Projects, Says Deputy Gov
  • Ambode: We Must Be Methodical to Pull Lagos out of Nigeria




  • Update: Black Democracy Day: 3-Storey Building Collapses in Lagos, 2 Dead, 14 Rescued
  • Osinbajo Speaks Tough, Vows to Retrieve All Looted Funds
  • Full Text of Democracy Day Speech by Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo
  • Don’t Force People to Stay At Home, Sen. Ekweremadu Warns IPOB, MASSOB
  • NAN Pioneer GM to Be Buried June 30
  • Democracy Day: Minister Urges Nigerians to Be Patient, Hopeful
  • Gov: 95% of State Workers Have Received Salary
  • Workers of National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu, Call Off Strike
  • Association Worried At Increasing Misconduct among Members
  • NPFL to Sign 5-Year Sponsorship Deal with Puma
  • Biafra Day: Agitators Warned Against Harassment of Citizens
  • NSCDC Deploys Armed Personnel to UNIMAID
  • Democracy Day: Rapper Olamide Baddo Thrills Abuja Fans
  • Lagos Charges 220 New Recruits On Productivity
  • Lagos Assures Of Job Creation through Clean Environment Initiative
  • LASU Mourns Prof. Momoh
  • 22,430 Repentant Cultists Surrender Arms in Rivers
  • Female Accounting Student Arrested For Fraud in Edo
  • Suspected Cultists Kill Benson Idahosa University Student in Benin
  • 95% Of Keke Operators In State Not Registered – Official


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