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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, May 30, 2018


  • You can’t compare our three years with PDP’s 16 years –Osinbajo
  • We’ll lessen budget delay’s impact on economy – Adeosun
  • N481bn budget padding: Court orders trial of culpable lawmakers
  • Power: Discos fail to remit N112bn, says NERC
  • Eight killed in Kaduna village attack
  • US faults FG on soldiers indicted in Army, Shi’ttes’ clash
  • Minimum wage may not materialise in Sept – Ngige
  • Oil price falls to $74, Nigeria’s exports suffer
  • JAMB announces closure of Direct Entry application
  • FG threatens to sack striking health workers
  • VIO officials attack editor for recording assault on taxi driver
  • nPDP members converge again today, insist on meeting Buhari
  • Policemen allegedly detain hairstylist for looking like gay
  • Sultan knocks Ortom, Fani-Kayode for linking herdsmen killings to Danfodio
  • Sign ‘Not Too Young to Run’ bill, quit in 2019, Arewa youths tell Buhari
  • President’s speech uninspiring, hollow, say PDP, others
  • Three states, PANDEF reject Buhari’s water resources bill
  • Ebonyi builds new fertilizer plant as demand soars
  • Traders who observe IPOB’s sit-at-home order will forfeit shops –Umahi
  • Repatriated Edo man attacks wife, mother-in-law with machete
  • Raped Ondo teenagers: Traditionalists seal up suspects’ houses



The Nation

  • Buhari: vote for candidates of your choice
  • Saraki to Nigerians: don’t be complacent
  • Ex-nPDP: stop Saraki’s trial
  • Jega: it’s time to reflect on outstanding challenges
  • JAMB releases results of rescheduled UTME
  • Ex-Head of Service Fika seeks scrapping of presidential system
  • NANS lauds plan to sign ‘Not-Too-Young-To-Run’ Bill
  • Firms: don’t seize Patience Jonathan’s cash
  • IPOB: Anambra Govt to monitor workers
  • Hajj: FCT begins visa processing
  • Jigawa distributes 36,000 tons of maize to needy
  • More magistrates to try Oyo traffic offenders
  • Gunmen kill two in Plateau
  • Lagos Speaker assures Nigerians of improved welfare
  • Kano IPP ready in October




  • PVC, Card Reader gave me victory in 2015 – Buhari
  • Bribe-Taking: Senators, Reps Charge At Jega, Say It’s Pot Calling Kettle Black
  • Budget Padding: Court Orders Buhari To Prosecute Indicted Lawmakers
  • Atiku, Catholic bishops, Afenifere, Ohanaeze fault Buhari’s vow to deal with killer-herdsmen
  • Adamawa Cholera Outbreak: WHO Deploys 39 Staff To Mubi
  • Dalung Wants NFF To Put Off Its Elections
  • Ndigbo Knock President Over “Passive Remark” On Herdsmen Attacks
  • Eagles’ Were Fatigued Against Congo DR, Balogun Reveals
  • Nigeria’s Democracy Sick, Malfunctional, Needs Restructuring—Abia Speaker
  • Ekiti 2018: APC Camp Receives Boost, As Adeyeye Joins Party
  • FG Rescues Abia Community From Erosion Menace
  • Nigeria Designs First Framework For E-Government Coordination
  • Lagos APC Brouhaha: We Are Stopping The Tyranny Of The Minority — Fouad Oki
  • Democracy Day: Adamawa Pardons 33 Prisoners




  • Opposition, others pick holes in Buhari’s scorecard
  • South East governors, police, IPOB set for showdown over sit-at-home order
  • Nigeria loses N2.7b daily to Trans Ramos pipeline shut-in
  • US governor resigns amid sex scandal, finance probe
  • Eagles fly on Liverpool’s jet to London today
  • Quake helps clear the blackened air over Nepal’s brick kilns
  • Mongolia bans civil servants from using social network sites at work
  • Saudi Arabia outlaws sexual harassment
  • LeBron leads longshot Cavs against Warriors in NBA Finals
  • Zimbabwe to hold national election on July 30
  • South African firm begins selling “insect milk”
  • Tiger Woods can still beat my record, says Nicklaus
  • French Open: Nadal defies rain to oust Bolleli, as Cilic outlasts Duckworth
  • Five lessons from Real Madrid’s UEFA Champions League triumph
  • Okocha is Nigeria’s best footballer, says Crespo
  • Ex-athletes seek AFN president’s resignation over ‘poor’ performance
  • Rugby Africa lifts Nigeria’s suspension from international championships
  • Public safety, security remain our primary duty’
  • Democracy, federalism and the Nigerian lie
  • Nigeria, a hope betrayed




  • Democracy Day: A new Delta state emerges in few months, Okowa assures Deltans
  • Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi
  • Recruitment: FRSC records 10,000 applicants in 2 days
  • Oyo ex-deputy speaker, Adesokan, dies at 82
  • Ebonyi traders who observe IPOB’s sit-at-home order to forfeit shops — Gov Umahi
  • Cabinet reshuffle: Buhari suspends action till after APC national convention —Source
  • Ekiti 2018: Fayose, raises alarm, alleges plan by APC, INEC to rig election
  • Give them heaven and earth, nPDP will leave APC – Buhari’s ally
  • Ekiti election: PDP’s Adeyeye defects to APC
  • Lalong debunks allegation of witch hunting of former public office holders
  • Democracy Day: Workers may not enjoy minimum wage this year
  • Ijaws slam Buhari, say “You don’t deserve the peace in the Niger Delta”
  • Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
  • Democracy day: Enugu governor reiterates total commitment for people’s welfare
  • Democracy Day: Jonathan praises youth’s resilience, prays for peace
  • Traditionalists protest, seal off suspected rapist’s homes in Ondo
  • ICPC docks UK-based neurology professor, wife over N233.6m fraud
  • Twin brothers found dead inside freezer in Anambra
  • Rape: Police under pressure to drop rape case against five in Ondo
  • South African parliament approves national minimum wage bill
  • North Korean, US officials open discussion on summit
  • Attacker kills 3 in Belgium, dies after gun battle with police
  • Without France, Lebanon would probably be at war, Macron says
  • Court sentences traditional ruler to 1yr imprisonment over N650,000 fraud
  • Imperial Gaming to launch super lotto, e-games
  • Democracy Day: Capital market operators laud FG, call for more infrastructure development
  • Over 80% Nigerians in despair ―Mailafia
  • Nigeria rice paddy production now 6 million tons ―Ogbeh




  • Nigerian Female Peacekeeper Gets UN Medal
  • NGO: Witnessing 19 Years of Unbroken Democratic Governance is a Milestone
  • ACF Lauds Buhari’s Strides in Security, Economy, Fight against Corruption
  • Democracy Day: Lest We Forget
  • Lai Mohammed: Buhari, APC Won’t Lose 2019 Presidential Poll
  • $650m Capital Injection Raises Nigeria’s Savings in SWF to $2.15bn
  • Sit-at-Home: Obiano, IPOB Flex Muscles
  • Suspected Cattle Rustlers Kill Eight Villagers in Kaduna
  • Crude Oil Price Sustains Losses on Planned OPEC’s Output Rise
  • Unknown Men Invade Abia School, Allegedly Gang Raped Female Students
  • Secondus: Buhari Celebrating His Last Democracy Day as President
  • Ex-minister, Adeyeye Joins APC, Brands Fayose a Dictatorial Leader Says Fayemi…
  • Group Wants 35% Involvement of Women in Implementation of PIGB, Others
  • FBN Holdings’ Reassuring Performance
  • South- east Business Owners Ratify AfCFTA, Insists on Zonal Gas Masterplan
  • HASAL MFB Marks 10 Years of Operation
  • It’s Baseless Comparing Us with PDP, Says Osinbajo
  • Buhari: PVC, Card Reader Magic Wand Behind My Victory in 2015
  • ASUU, TETFund, CVC, NUC Reject Amendments to TETFund Act
  • Ize-Iyamu, Others Recount Prison Ordeal Say APC govt has failed…
  • Kwara APC Faction Accuses nPDP of Trying to Destroy the Party
  • You Are Full of Lies, Garba Shehu Tells Omokri
  • Onaiyekan Wants Halt to Hate Speeches, Disunity among Nigerians
  • FG Unveils Initiatives to End Militancy in Niger Delta
  • Report: At 5.1%, Health Insurance Penetration Significantly Underwhelming
  • Again Saraki Pledges Passage of Remaining PIB Components
  • NMRC, IFC Collaborate on Greener Building Construction Industry
  • Vertiv, TD Collaborate on Power Protection for African Market





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