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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, May 2 2018

Tribune

  • No fire incident at CBN head office
  • No agreement signed with Trump, just discussion ―Buhari
  • May Day: Fayose promotes 37,152 workers in Ekiti
  • Nigeria’s cough syrup problem: Emzor suspends distribution
  • How deadly codeine cough syrup is creating addicts in Nigeria ―Report
  • May Day: Union gives FG one-week ultimatum to pay Airways workers
  • President Buhari to visit Jigawa May 7
  • Ekiti 2018: Bamidele denies quitting race for Fayemi, says ‘I’m ready for primary’
  • May Day: Stop payment of half salaries to workers, Osun NLC chairman tells Aregbesola
  • Buhari halted Jonathan’s plan to sack workers ―Presidency
  • May Day: Fayose announces promotion of 37,132 Ekiti workers
  • Wike charges labour to deffend Nigeria’s democracy
  • Buhari says the worst over for Nigeria at workers’day rally
  • Minimum Wage: Osinbajo urges tripartite committee to expedite action
  • Ex-Oyo governor’s son faces N40m fraud charge
  • Protests mar May Day celebration around the world
  • Macron attacks nationalism in speech to US Congress
  • Indonesia jails former speaker of parliament 15 years over graft
  • Afghan girl forced by parents to be “son” they never had
  • CBN captures 31m Nigerians in Bank verification number project
  • ‎Transcorp shareholders applaud company’s return to profitability
  • 22 more millionaires emerge in Diamond Bank promo
  • ‎Diamond Bank to sell its UK banking operations to focus on Nigeria
  • FG makes N90 bn from bonds in April auction
  • 8 beauty tips every woman must know
  • 5 tips for healthy, loving relationships
  • How to access your work on your computer anywhere using Google chrome
  • Gani Adams visits Brazilian Embassy, seeks better collaboration on cultural tourism
  • Christian Pilgrimage is beyond visiting Israel to see the sites —Rev Uja
  • Emirates to debut new Boeing 777-300ER first class private
  • Biggest US Lotteries Now Available in Nigeria
  • Civil Defence resolves 11 farmers/herdsmen disputes in Edo in 5 months
  • Community recommends DPO for promotion
  • Rivers: Andoni traditional rulers urge security agencies to stop communal killings
  • Embrace regular exercise —Head of Service
  • FG to support state governments on capacity building for workers
  • THE Federal government has said it will continue to partner […]
  • NANS canvasses support for Nigeria police
  • FG launches national family planning communication plan
  • FG to establish oil, gas equipment machinery development institute in Bayelsa
  • Nigeria will soon produce Noble Laureate in sciences —Onu

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

Punch

  • Saudi prince pays $50m bride price for new wife
  • Police arrest 25 suspected cultists, armed robbers, recover guns
  • Prince Harry, fiancee get royal coin to commemorate wedding
  • Youngest legislator allegedly assaults constituent for protesting poor road
  • BREAKING: Masked DSS operatives, policemen deployed in N’Assembly
  • Researchers develops pill to aid breast cancer diagnosis
  • BREAKING: Osun govt seals OAU over tax debt
  • I spent 26 years in jail for fighting mechanic – Ex-prisoner
  • Senate panel presents Buhari’s impeachment report today …grills IG on Melaye
  • Why FG banned importation of codeine-based syrup
  • Villagers kill 13 dogs in revenge after three children were mauled to death
  • Mubi attack: FG orders security beef up around markets, others
  • Nigeria’s unemployment, poverty rates increased in 2017 – World Bank
  • ‘Truck drivers among highest carriers of HIV’
  • Man allegedly threatens to kidnap ex-boss over sacking
  • Villagers kill 13 dogs in revenge after three children were mauled to death
  • Man allegedly threatens to kidnap ex-boss over sacking
  • ‘Helpers’ gang-rape teenager during sanitation in Ogun
  • Man rapes, injures 7-year-old girl
  • Secondus rejects Dayo as Ogun PDP chair
  • Ekiti gov: I won’t step down for anybody, says Bamidele
  • ICYMI: I prefer Buhari to Obasanjo, says Oba of Lagos
  • [ICYMI] US trip: You deserve some accolades, Aisha Buhari tells husband
  • INEC promises free Ekiti election
  • Bomb attack can’t stop us from backing restructuring – Ohanaeze
  • Funding won’t threaten 2019 elections, says minister
  • Don’t sell your votes, AU urges Ekiti voters
  • Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize, says South Korean President
  • Prince Harry, fiancee get royal coin to commemorate wedding
  • Nigeria’s unemployment, poverty rates increased in 2017 – World Bank
  • Workers oppose 5% petrol levy, power sector privatisation
  • Force IOCs to build refineries, PENGASSAN tells FG
  • CBN test reveals loopholes in banks’ anti-money laundering system
  • Fire scare at CBN headquarters

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Nation

  • Special counsel ‘threatens Trump with subpoena’ amid Russia probe
  • Adamawa attack tragic, condemnable, says Osinbajo
  • Trump to send American farmers to Nigeria
  • Facebook launches dating service soon
  • Obasanjo’s ‘don’t run’ letter was abusive, says Buhari
  • Osinbajo: govt’ll deliver on new minimum wage
  • 4million customers captured in BVN, says CBN
  • 27 die in Adamawa explosions
  • Dokpesi’s U.S. visa revoked over looters list
  • Nigeria to get $500m looted fund from U.S.
  • May Day: Workers intensify push for living wage
  • Afe Babalola proffers solutions to falling education quality in Africa
  • Wike: workers ‘ve failed by not showing concern about insecurity
  • Herdsmen/farmers clash: We’re ready to broker peace
  • Aregbesola has developed Osun, says monarch
  • Madrid through to third UEFA Champions League final
  • Russia 2018: ‘Octopus’ CIES tips Spain to win title
  • Ikoyi Club 1938 grooming next generation of swimming superstars — VP
  • 16 football clubs lock horns in 2018 Enugu State Federation Cup
  • Commonwealth: Akeredolu to reward medalists from Ondo
  • Asaba 2018: 25 Countries enter for African Senior Athletics Championships
  • Uzoho keeps 13th clean sheet
  • God, not me, is the VC of UNILAG, says Ogundipe
  • Kogi varsity students protest death of student
  • CPC commends OAU over sexual harassment case
  • Adeleke University shines at inter-versity award
  • INEC releases timetable for Osun Guber polls
  • LASU introduces international students’ identity card
  • Where are the leaders of tomorrow?

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

ThisDay

  • 60 Worshippers Killed in Twin Bomb Attacks in Mubi
  • Osinbajo: Presidency, Security Council Restructuring Nigeria’s Security Architecture
  • Chairmen, CEOs of Union, Skye, Diamond, Others Risk Sanctions, Removal
  • Finally, FG Bans Production of Cough Syrups Containing Codeine
  • Voting Rights of the Nigerian Diaspora
  • 60 Worshippers Killed in Twin Bomb Attacks in Mubi
  • Osinbajo: Presidency, Security Council Restructuring Nigeria’s Security Architecture
  • Chairmen, CEOs of Union, Skye, Diamond, Others Risk Sanctions, Removal
  • Finally, FG Bans Production of Cough Syrups Containing Codeine
  • 2019: PDP Moves to Initiate Fresh Coalition Talks
  • No Fire Incident at Our Head Office, Says CBN
  • Sokoto Offers Special Prayer for Late Imam Imam
  • Envoy Targets $1tn Nigeria-South Africa Trade Volume
  • Police Set to Forcibly Move Melaye to Lokoja With Helicopter
  • Osinbajo: Presidency, Security Council Restructuring Nigeria’s Security Architecture
  • Chairmen, CEOs of Union, Skye, Diamond, Others Risk Sanctions, Removal
  • Finally, FG Bans Production of Cough Syrups Containing Codeine
  • Sokoto Offers Special Prayer for Late Imam Imam
  • Envoy Targets $1tn Nigeria-South Africa Trade Volume
  • Police Set to Forcibly Move Melaye to Lokoja With Helicopter
  • IPI: Corruption Reporting Leading Cause of Journalists’ Killings
  • El-Rufai’s Wife Calls for Public Private Partnerships to Promote IP Investments
  • Labour Accuses AMCON of Starving Aero, Arik of Funds
  • Community Asks Court to Void Dangote’s Acquisition of Its Land for…

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

Guardian

  • FG targets September for new minimum wage takeoff
  • 10m Nigerian homes run on analogue television
  • Shareholders divided over CBN’s plan to sack bank chiefs
  • Suspected terrorists kill 27 in Adamawa market, mosque
  • APC clearing the coast for Buhari as sole candidate
  • South Korean president asks UN to verify closure of North korea’s test site
  • Tens of thousands of Armenian protesters shut down capital
  • Nigeria’s GDP growth is over two per cent, says World Bank
  • Fulani group volunteers to end carnage in Benue, Kogi, others
  • Workers to protest against concession of railways
  • Glo, Barde salute Nigerian workers
  • Real Madrid battles to third straight UCL final
  • ‘We are ready to make history in Okpekpe’
  • Ozoro agog for Awoture Eleyae U-15 athletics championship
  • Okowa orders construction of roads around Keshi Stadium
  • Liverpool will not underrate Roma, says Klopp
  • Kisira heads Africa Baseball, Softball Zone Three
  • Apple reports higher profits, unveils big share buyback
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  • Dollar holds gains as Fed looms, Asia markets mostly drop
  • Shareholders of Transcorp approve two kobo dividend
  • Udom Emmanuel moves again
  • New worship centre: Lessons from Deeper Life Bible Church
  • The Dino Melaye saga

(www.guardian.ng)       

 

Vanguard

  • ‘Trump Acknowledges That President Buhari Is A Real Leader‘
  • Live High-Tension Wire Kills 6 Wedding Guests
  • Air Pollution Kills 7m People Annually – WHO
  • Police Arrest 25 Suspected Cultists, Armed Robbers, Recover Guns, Ammunition In Enugu
  • Government Can Pay N96,000 Minimum Wage – ULC
  • Purchase Of $496m Tucano Aircraft: Senate Gets Report Today On Call For Buhari’s Impeachment
  • Ramadan: Cleric Advises Sellers Against Price Hike
  • Pills For Breast Cancer Diagnosis Underway
  • Rivers Govt Probes Conflagration Of N10bn Marine Equipment
  • Monarch-Elect Donates SUV To Neigbourhood Watch In Enugu
  • Should Married Men Have Platonic Friendships?
  • Does She Think I’m Too Old For Her?
  • Why Corruption Persists
  • May Day: Labour Has Failed Nigerians —Wike
  • NUEE Decries Nonpayment Of Terminal Benefits To Defunct PHCN Staff
  • Fayose’s Stomach Infrastructure Now A Myth — Ojudu
  • Satellite Business: NIGCOMSAT, TURKSAT Seal Deal To Serve Africa
  • Real Madrid vs Bayern: We are very disappointed – Heynckes
  • Flexible Firmino the catalyst for free-scoring
  • Liverpool Liverpool ready to stamp out Roman revival to reach
  • Champions League final Champions League in ‘DNA of Real Madrid ‘, Zidane says
  • ‘You have to suffer’, Zidane hails gritty Real Madrid win
  • Searching for police
  • Purchase of $496m Tucano Aircraft: Senate gets report today on call for Buhari’s Impeachment
  • Fayose’s stomach infrastructure now a myth — Ojudu
  • Ekiti 2018: I have no Plan B – Yaya-Kolade
  • Ekiti 2018: Only credible primary can guarantee APC’s victory — Faparusi
  • Ekiti economy in danger under Fayose – Mega Party chair
  • Ekiti 2018: APC Elders Forum wants delegates to choose a matured aspirant
  • Woman tells court how 7 men raped her inside gutter
  • Labour threatens to trade votes for minimum wage in 2019
  • CBN captures 31m Nigerians in Bank Verification Number Project
  • Over 60 killed in twin blasts at Adamawa mosque, market
  • Interventions to unlock Apapa traffic jam: Too little, too late?
  • Impeachment: Focus on Buhari’s sincerity in fighting corruption —Agbonayinma
  • Update: Over 60 now dead in Adamawa blasts
  • Worker’s day: Clamour for improved standard of living not minimum wage, Masari tells worker

(www.vanguardngr.com)

 

The Sun

  • Osun tax officials seal OAU over alleged N1.8b default
  • Explore opportunities in Agric, Buhari urges youths
  • FG condemns Adamawa bomb attacks, orders security beefed-up
  • 68 feared dead, 56 injured in twin bomb blasts in Adamawa
  • Panic as generator smoke envelopes CBN headquarters
  • No peace in Nigeria until FG seeks God’s forgiveness –Wike
  • May Day: Fayose promotes 37,132 Ekiti workers
  • Gunmen kill Bayelsa gov’s aide, Okoringa
  • Kalu decries attack on Ohanaeze Ndigbo leader, Nwodo
  • … Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation visits Isu community in Arochukwu, delivers relief materials to displaced persons
  • Include freight forwarders in CRFFN’s board, ANLCA urges FG
  • FTC Lagos trains 40,000 civil servants in 61 years
  • Minimum wage: Kwara NLC, TUC vow not to accept lopsided implementation
  • Ekiti guber: No plans to step down for Fayemi –Bamidele, Ojo
  • APC convention: I won’t use my position against Okorocha –Uwajumogu
  • Governor urges workers to vote deputy
  • Okorocha lauds Dana Air over launch of Owerri-Abuja operation
  • Teniola re-elected ATCON president
  • OTC no longer jamboree, says NNPC boss
  • World Cup Seminar: Ex-Super Eagles lauds The Sun
  • Russia 2018: Eagles strikers must take chances at goal –Chukwu
  • Pinnick tracks players 24hrs
  • Ramadan: Cleric advises traders against price hike

(www.sunnewsonline.com)

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