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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The SUN
World’s most expensive earrings goes for $57m
Only 5 rich Nigerians can end nation’s poverty, says Oxfam
Trump admits sharing information with Russia
BREAKING: Asphyxiation with multiple drugs overdose killed Isiaka Adeleke – Pathologist
GOOD NEWS: Price of rice crashes
SHOCKING: 7 of 10 Nigerians hypertensive – Expert
Missile threats: Conflict with Pyongyang ‘highly likely’ – S’ Korea President
BREAKING: Donald Trump may face impeachment
$5.8bn loan request: Senate moves against FG
Assemblies of God: Police bar faction from headquarters
Family member reveals how 6 gunmen butchered Pentecostal pastor in Umuahia
APC has deceived Nigerians, abandoned Rivers –Wike
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
BREAKING: Britain’s state-rescued Lloyds bank back in private hands
$5.9bn rail: S’East alleges exclusion, Senate summons Amaechi
Ambode bans VIOs permanently from Lagos roads
N3.1bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Arisekola’s son, Tukur, others
BREAKING: Britain’s state-rescued Lloyds bank back in private hands
FUNAAB workers hold rallies to support, oppose suspended VC
JAMB releases UTME results
Olugbo’s claim unworthy of my response – Soun
EFCC arraigns ex-Niger gov Aliyu on money laundering charges
Herdsmen attack: Niger death toll hits 27
People approaching soldiers for political reasons – Buratai
National Assembly forwards budget to Osinbajo today
FG working on 2,500 tips from whistle-blowers, says minister
How we uncovered money bags in Justice Ngwuta’s house –Witness
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
2017 budget at risk as FG incurs N404b deficit in Feb
Violation of Procurement Act: Reps summon Fashola, Adeosun, Ali, others
ADELEKE: Coroner threatens DPO, others with arrest
Gory tales as another batch of 258 Nigerian deportees arrive Lagos Airport
2017 budget designed to take Nigeria out of recession — Udoma
Tinubu calls for true federalism
Osinbajo orders immediate expansion social investment programmes
Money laundering: EFCC docks ex-Niger Gov, Aliyu on 8-count charge
We’ll soon sign anti-grazing bill into law— Gov Ortom
Bamaiyi: EFCC re-arraigns Ajudua over $10.3m fraud
LASG approves new number plate for commercial buses
Why transmission of 2017 budget to Presidency was delayed — SENATE
$5.8bn Rail Loan: Why China EXIM offered loan — ADEOSUN
Why Nigeria has not made progress — OBASANJO
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
‘NNPC, CBN, 36 others fail to submit budget proposals’
Nigeria lost N3.3 trillion oil revenue last year
NFF coaches storm Abuja for salaries’ screening
High food prices contradict latest declining inflation rate
Boko Haram fighters returning to Sambisa forest, says report
Aregbesola’s lonely road to South West regional integration
Secrecy shrouds APC primary exercise
Wike accuses APC of deceiving Nigerians
First Bank sensitises SME operators to CBN FX window accessibility
Hope rises for Nigeria’s return to IMO council
‘Ports concession spurs $2 billion investment by terminal operators’
This Awo, when is he coming?
Is corruption the problem with Nigeria?
Political party upheavals and changes to come
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
PDP crisis: Makarfi group advises aspirants to defect
Anti-graft war yielding results, says Fed Govt
Buhari’s $5.815bn Chinese loan faces hurdles in Senate
Osinbajo: new financing models to bridge Africa’s growth gaps
Fed Govt, NCDC raise plan against Ebola
Policemen to serve in their communities, says IG
Monarch wants basic amenities for subjects
Friday is holiday in Ekiti for Adebayo
‘Use mining fund to ugrade minerals data’
10m Nigerians suffer from asthma, says expert
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Need for Authentication Delays Transmission of 2017 Budget to Presidency
Buratai Warns Officers to Steer Clear of Politics
Makarfi-led PDP Asks State Chapters to Use Alternative Parties for Coming…
Ambode Bans VIOs from Lagos Roads Permanently
Ogbeh: Nigeria’s Rice Policy Hurting Thai Production
Oshiomhole’s Wife, 334 Foreign Nationals Get Nigerian Citizenship
Inflation Inches Downwards to 17.24% in April
Again, FG Refuses to Produce Dasuki in Court for Trial
DSS Invades THISDAY Editorial Board Member’s Office over Report on Sexualisation on School Kids
Again, FG Re-arraigns Justice Ngwuta on Amended 13-count Charge
JAMB Releases First Batch of UTME Results
Police Arrest Lottery Agent for Sodomising Young Boys in Lagos
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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