Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, May 15, 2019


  • WHO issues guidelines to prevent dementia
  • Black Panther’s Daniel Kaluuya opens production company, inks deal with Paramount Players
  • World supplies, targets of oil facility attacks, says Saudi Arabia
  • Ikpeazu dissolves cabinet, retains six commissioners
  • Singer, Burna Boy exits social media
  • Teen commits suicide after Instagram poll
  • Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre
  • N500bn: NECA, experts demand independent CBN audit
  • Footballer, two others arrested for Internet fraud
  • I raped my neighbour’s daughter only three times, says suspect
  • Nigerians should expect petrol price increase, says Rewane
  • Atlantic Energy to refund $1.6bn fleeced from NNPC
  • 25 Eagles for AFCON 2019 camp
  • Lagos set to demolish 69 buildings
  • Osinbajo warns against bribing officials for licences, passports
  • Footballer, two others arrested for Internet fraud
  • I raped my neighbour’s daughter only three times, says suspect
  • Police arrest filling station attendants for conniving with ATM fraudsters
  • Lagos tricycle rider disappears after naming ceremony
  • Fallen tanker explodes, burns commuters
  • Nigerians celebrate Leah Sharibu’s 16th birthday, demand her release
  • Two church members electrocuted during service
  • Police threaten to arrest Anambra politicians over branded vehicles
  • UNN undergraduate commits suicide after Facebook note


The Guardian

  • Knocks for FG as family, friends mark Leah Sharibu’s birthday
  • ‘How Nigeria can earn $145b through legal marijuana’
  • IAAF may stop Team Nigeria from Olympics, African Games over ‘missing’ $134,000
  • Nigeria’s poverty level discomforting, says Buhari
  • The gown goes to town in tatters as crisis deepens in UNILAG
  • Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll
  • EFCC arrests Nigerian footballer
  • U.S. reviews visa renewal process, introduces interviews
  • VIO officers allegedly kill Ebonyi elders’ council secretary
  • NDDC mulls 7,000mw project, 27 industrial parks in Niger Delta
  • Two feared dead, many injured as spilled fuel ignites fire
  • Kanu canvasses better use of Ilaji Stadium Ibadan
  • Zverev’s first major casualty at Italian Open
  • Aston Villa beat West Brom on penalties to reach playoff final
  • Special Olympics Nigeria marks World Malaria Day
  • UFC middleweight interim champion, Israel Adesanya causes stir at Lagos airport
  • Ecuador honors Valencia for his decade at Man United
  • Hope rises for LG autonomy with Senate’s support
  • Lagos politics, Justice Forum and Oba Hamzat’s demise
  • Revisiting PDP’s hold on Akwa Ibom State after Akpabio’s ‘uncommon defection’
  • “Thor” Star, Isaac Kappy Commits Suicide, Jumps To His Death
  • Burna Boy Quits Social Media, Management Takes Control
  • Malaysian Teen Took Own Life After Instagram Poll
  • NSC’s cooperative society records surplus earnings
  • Business leaders task Nigeria on industrial revolution
  • Exporters, DMO in search of consensus to EEG claims resolution


The Nation

  • FG, 8th NASS relationship not the best – Buhari 
  • How taxi driver absconded with car, N42, 500 
  • Ikpeazu dissolves cabinet, retains six commissioners
  • Court to EFCC, DSS, CCT, others: stop fresh probe of Saraki 
  • Navy arrests Ghanaian, eight Beninoise for oil theft 
  • Obiano gives N6m reward to police informants
  • Army buries officer, two soldiers in Borno 
  • Five things you need to do before moving out of Nigeria 
  • My relationship with NASS leadership not the best, Buhari tells Saraki, Dogara 
  • Senate threatens to order shutdown of Bet9ja over refusal to honour its invitation 
  • EFCC probe of Saraki not personal, says Magu 
  • June 12: Tinubu seeks urgent legislative action 
  • I targeted 370, says UTME best Ekene 
  • Emotions as activists, others celebrate Leah Sharibu’s 16th birthday
  • Ambode inaugurates jetty, ferries 
  • Senate committee to screen Emefiele 
  • Corruption: Osinbajo calls for collaboration among agencies
  • June 12: The making of the Democracy Day
  • Dambazau: Fed Govt seeking ECOWAS resolve to tackle influx of firearms
  • NLNG to pay $100,000 to 2019 science prize winner 
  • Police parade suspected criminals 
  • Navy arrests Ghanaian, eight Beninoise for alleged oil theft 
  • Hearing in suit to stop Buhari’s inauguration fixed for May 22 
  • Cult war claims four lives in Delta 
  • Architects, designers, others to attend construction fair in Lagos 
  • Court stops fresh probe of Saraki by EFCC, DSS, CCT, others 
  • Protest in SON over corruption, poor welfare, others
  • Court orders firms to refund $1.6b to NNPC subsidiary 
  • NASFAT empowers 39 in Lagos 
  • Reps to probe ministry, CBN, bank over mismanaged agric grant to Oyo




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