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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, May 16, 2018


  • Boy, 8, tortured over allegation of being a wizard
  • Jang Arraigned In Jos Court
  • A Country Without A Past
  • Osinbajo, Children At IDP Camp Sing “I Am A Winner In The Name Of The Lord”
  • Breaking : Ganduje Resolves Kano House Of Assembly Crisis
  • Benue Killings : …Persecutions Have Always Been With Christians … – Osinbajo
  • Fresh Ebola Outbreak: NCAA Issues Guidelines To Airlines, Urges Vigilance
  • OTT Raises More ICT Industry Debate
  • FG To Settle Inherited Debts To Contractors, Ex-Nigerian Airways’ Workers — Adeosun
  • Ramadan 2018 : U.S. Wishes Muslims Peaceful, Blessed Holy Month
  • Dangote Lists Economic Benefits Of National Identity Card
  • Coping With The Risks Of Mobile Phone Usage
  • Saudi Says Ramadan 2018 To Begin On Thursday
  • STRIKE: JOHESU’s Demands Frivolous, Absurd — NMA
  • Rivers Court Attack: PDP, NBA Demand Arrest, Prosecution Of APC Leaders
  • Fertiliser Subsidy Programme Eliminated Massive Fraud – NSIA CEO
  • 7 Signs You Have Staphylococus,STDs Or UTI And Why Antibiotics No Longer Works.
  • Hubby Doesn’t Trust Our Teenage Son Alone In The House
  • NASS lays N9.12trn for 2018
  • No word from Buhari as nPDP’s ultimatum expires
  • You’re not the only corrupt-free Nigerian, Dogara tells Buhari
  • 2019: Buhari will win election without nPDP members – el-Rufai
  • Stolen Mace: Crisis looms as NASS C’ttee summons Omo-Agege, Ndume
  • Alleged Falsification Of Assets: CCT strikes out charges against Justice Ngwuta
  • Breaking: Six months after, Senate lays report of N8.612 trillion 2018 Budget
  • FIFA World Cup (29 Days to go) : Team Profile – URUGUAY
  • NFF inaugurates Media and Publicity Committee
  • Police arrests referee over ‘phantom penalty’
  • Countdown (29) 2018 FIFA WC: Rohr’s list best Nigeria can find — Kojo Williams
  • Allardyce set for axe as Everton manager
  • Southampton negotiating to keep ‘perfect fit’ Mark Hughes




  • Twitter changes strategy in battle against internet ‘trolls’
  • Allardyce sacked as Everton manager, says club
  • BREAKING: Alleged fraud: ICPC withdraws charges against Jang
  • Pope ‘very worried’ over Mideast ‘spiral of violence’
  • Saudi Arabia bans World Cup referee for life over bribery, petitions FIFA
  • Pilot, co-pilot die in Nepal plane crash
  • Policeman shoots himself dead over transfer
  • Lagos politician batters phone repairer for meddling in fight with wife
  • Nigeria didn’t attend U.S. embassy relocation event in Jerusalem – Presidency
  • Buhari hasn’t learnt from his experience – Balarabe
  • More people embracing farming as business –Ruwase
  • PHOTOS: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, visits IDPs camps in Benue
  • Nigerians react as Osinbajo teaches internally displaced kids ‘prophetic’ song
  • Boko Haram held Jonathan back
  • Beggars in FCT reject rehabilitation, return to streets
  • Nigerians react as Osinbajo teaches internally displaced kids ‘prophetic’ song
  • Ekiti primary: Oni threatens to dump APC
  • Buhari’ll win 2019 poll without nPDP – El-Rufai
  • Two feared dead in robbery attack on Ekiti bank
  • Command suspends cop that led land grabbers agency to Makoko
  • Customs intercept 20 smuggled vehicles in Kano
  • APC Reps endorse Oshiomhole for national chair
  • Ajimobi congratulates Oyo Assembly on election of new Speaker
  • 2023 is there to be taken, Majority Leader tells Ekweremadu
  • Buhari set to inaugurate EFCC’s new office




  • North Korea threatens to cancel US summit
  • Senate panel raises 2018 budget from N8.612tr to N9.120tr
  • No hiding place for treasury looters in Nigeria, Buhari vows
  • Onyekuru sad over World Cup omission, Omeruo returns to Chelsea
  • Scientists issue fresh warning on next global pandemic- Disease X
  • Ramadan fasting to begin on Thursday, Saudi says
  • Reps quiz Stanbic IBTC chief over N1 billion account in alleged breach of TSA policy
  • Why I supported 39 years old as deputy governor candidate – Fayose
  • Only truth and sincerity can save Nigeria says Gen. Tarfa
  • Host communities bill may fuel unrest in Niger Delta
  • ECOWAS, Afrigist collaborate on use of technology to monitor 2019 elections
  • Stakes raised for Mourinho-Conte feud in Cup final showdown
  • Sharapova delight at popping the question to Nadal
  • Rated fourth, can the Eagles survive Group D?
  • Lagos to re-grass Teslim Balogun, Campus mini stadium to host international matches
  • Dimgba sure Enyimba will survive in Congo Brazzaville
  • Nationwide League warns clubs against bringing armed Policemen at match venues
  • CBN, Shippers’ Council plan new disbursement account for agencies
  • NIMASA urges seafarers to be sensitive to religion, culture
  • FG to settle inherited debts to contractors, ex-Nigerian Airways’ workers – Adeosun
  • No More Trolls On Twitter!
  • Fashion Finest Africa Announces New Show Dates
  • Zainab Balogun Nwachukwu Becomes Brand Ambassador Of De-deon Syrup
  • Osinbajo assures Benue IDPs of early return to their homes
  • Bank supports Isale Eko
  • In-womb air pollution associated with higher blood pressure in childhood



The Nation

  • Plateau: PDP receives defectors in Kanam LG
  • Judiciary, Security sector reform targeted at growing Lagos GDP- Ambode
  • Fayose is very abusive, lack decorum, says Oyegun
  • Campaign to promote made in Nigeria goods on course – FG
  • Lawyers clash over National Theater directors’ arraignment
  • We will investigate allegations of malpractices – El Rufai
  • CJN condemns attack on courts in Port-Harcourt
  • Oyegun unduely interfering in congresses – Ogboru
  • Buhari seeks reform of UN, AU conventions on repatriation of stolen assets
  • Ekiti 2018: INEC promises not to compromise standard
  • Rohr Releases 30-Man Provisional World Cup List
  • Benson Idahosa University gets new acting VC
  • 2018 budget: Senate, Reps, request N2bn more for Tourism sector
  • Court dismisses suits challenging extension of APC’s NWC tenure
  • Protesting Shiite members chase away Police team in FCT
  • Rohr Releases 30-Man Provisional World Cup List
  • Ebola: Nigeria, DR Congo friendly match not under threat — NFF
  • Guardiola hopes Arteta would ignore Arsenal overtures
  • Klopp praises Salah for keeping grounded
  • SUPER SEVEN:Most expensive cars owned by African Footballers
  • MIKEL AGU: I used to dream of Range Rover, but I have one now
  • BITRUS BEWARANG: How I dumped pilot ambition for football
  • Benson Idahosa University gets new acting VC
  • LAUTECH team emerges winner of Hult prize
  • Four students killed, scores wounded as cultists clash in Imo
  • Imane: A community’s life in drama
  • Countering violent extremism
  • Women group, students parley on gender equality
  • God is in charge of UNILAG, says VC




  • Turkey Expels Israeli Consul in Spat over Gaza Violence
  • Anwar Jailed Malaysian ex-PM Freed
  • Bayelsa Decries Decline in Federal Allocation to States
  • Buhari: I was Jailed for Three Years for Fighting Corruption
  • US Gives Claimants 90 Days to Challenge Repatriation of $625m Abacha…
  • N’Assembly Raises 2018 Budget by N500bn, May be Passed Thursday
  • Democracy and the Wisdom of Crowds
  • Bayelsa Decries Decline in Federal Allocation to States
  • nPDP Meets to Decide Way Forward, May Quit APC
  • Dogara: PIB to be Passed Before July Recess
  • Inflation Declines Further to 12.48%, Nears CBN Target
  • Police Bar Kano Lawmakers from Assembly Complex Principal officers…
  • CCT Clears Justice Ngwuta of False Asset Declaration Charges
  • NNPC Selects Vitol, Trafigura, Sahara, Oando, 46 Others for Crude Term Contracts
  • FBN Holdings Pledges to Recover Loans, Shareholders Approve N8.9bn …
  • SEC Woos Fictitious Investors to Claim their Dividends
  • Currency-in-Circulation Drops to N1.668 Trillion
  • Settle Rift with Ansbury, Shareholders Tell Oando




  • Presidency denies Nigeria’s presence at US Jerusalem embassy opening
  • 2019: Exit of nPDP from APC won’t stop Buhari ―el-Rufai
  • We’re set to wrestle power from APC in 2019 ―Tafawa Balewa
  • Fayose to Fayemi: God is mightier than federal might
  • Policeman, bank worker killed in Ekiti bank robbery attack
  • Osun Assembly congratulates Oyo over new Speaker’s election
  • Minister of health expresses satisfaction on conditions of Benue flood victims
  • Health Minister warns JOHESU against act of irresponsibility and disobedience
  • We are committed to passing fiscal, host communities components of PIB ―Dogara
  • 2018 Budget: Reps raise Buhari’s N8.6trn to N9.1trn
  • Bauchi gov launches 2018 farming season, pegs fertilizer to N5,500 per bag
  • Labourer to spend 8 months in jail for stealing toilet seats, water heater
  • Police charges man with rape, impregnating 15-year-old daughter
  • Businessman bags 12 months imprisonment for unlawful possession of pistol
  • Armed robbers kill security guard in Anambra
  • 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
  • JOHESU strike: We are rendering services to patents ―CMD, Warri central hospital
  • Minister of health expresses satisfaction on conditions of Benue flood victims
  • 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
  • CBN again cautions against abusing Naira
  • FG secures $22.5bn investment commitments from ERPG Focus Labs
  • Customs generate N9 bn in Kaduna Zone in 4 months
  • Senate receives 2018 budget report
  • Inflation reduces to 12.48% in April
  • We’ve done more with fewer resources in 3 years, says Buhari
  • I will not disappoint Nigerians ―Buhari


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