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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The SUN
Osinbajo names Dangote, Fashola in 36-man industrialisation council
Saraki to IDPs: Government will not forget you
Russia fires cruise missiles at ISIS targets from Mediterranean
Want a bank loan, use your freezers, generators as collateral
920 containers with electricity equipment trapped at Ports – Fashola
Minister commissions Army info call centre
Good news? Mathematics, Science subjects to be taught in Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba
Naval personnel set three policemen ablaze in Calabar
Osinbajo names Dangote, Fashola in 36-man industrialisation council
Aisha joins Buhari in London
Freed Chibok girls won’t return to former school –FG
Biafra: South-East shuts down
Anambra North People’s Assembly endorses Obiano
80 killed, 350 injured in Kabul blast
Nigeria cannot survive another Biafra –Onwudiwe
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Carjacker who tried to kidnap baby nabbed in Gbagada
Woman sets husband, self ablaze weeks after wedding
Drama as CAN backs Ambode’s wife against sacked chaplain
Lagos pupils’ abduction: Kidnappers call parents again, reduces ransom to N600m
Ex-finance ministry director slumps, dies in FCT
Rivers community, police disagree over killed girl
Police arrest bag-snatching minors in Bayelsa
NSCDC impounds 30,000 litres of fuel, arrests suspects
Businessman arraigned for giving false information on Ekweremadu’s guesthouse
Drama as lawyers clash over A’Ibom senatorial seat
Okorocha dissolves cabinet ahead of 2019 gov election
BSIEC recognises Sheriff PDP for Benue LG poll
Family announces Borishade’s funeral rites
Court remands alleged false whistle-blower in prison over raid on Ekweremadu
Buhari govt has created millionaires – Minister
Niger gov appoints 17 new Perm Secs, retires 16
Southeast Nigeria on shut-down as Biafra marks 50 years
Non-APC govs taking credit for FG’s social investment programmes –Osinbajo
Firms can’t account for N13.4bn advertising expenditure – Report
MTN, MultiChoice to conclude acquisition talks in June
Reduce your rents, FG tells landlords
Banks lost N2.19bn to fraudsters in 2016 – CBN
Osinbajo signs Acts to ease MSMEs’ access to credit
Senate asks FG to stop P’Harcourt refinery concession
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Senate not working against President Buhari – Saraki
El-Rufai to Jonathan:Take responsibility for presiding over skewed distribution of Ecological Funds
Biafra 50 years after: Igbo leaders lament continued marginalisation
Drug overdose, not poison killed Adeleke, Coroner rules
Biafra sit-at-home: Total shutdown in S-East
Buhari administration creates new set of millionaires – Lai Mohammed
Osinbajo signs laws to ease access to credit facilities for MSMEs
APC primaries crisis: Casualty now two as protesters sack party’s state secretariat
How Nigerians invested over N28.7bn, lost N11.9bn in crashed MMM
Buhari at 2: Why some Nigerians don’t want to accept change — Lai Mohammed
Bello is everyone’s problem in Kogi — Ayodele
Why Buhari contested for President repeatedly – Presidency
Nigeria may exit recession in Q3 – Report
Students laud Nigerian banks on USSD
FG eyes Russian investment in oil sector
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
FG eyes Russian investment in oil sector
South Korea military ‘hid missile launchers from president’
Our $1 billion investment in rice cultivation to boost self-sufficiency, says Dangote
Iheanacho rejoins Eagles, Man City wants buy-back clause on contract
Lawmakers raise team to probe botched fourth mainland bridge contract
Sit-at-home order grounds South East
DSS hands over 82 rescued Chibok girls to Women Affairs Ministry
Why local rice is expensive, by Osinbajo
‘My relationship with Buhari cordial’
New bill on climate change agency scales second reading
Ekweremadu lauds trial of fake whistleblowers, seeks further probe
Don’t politicise ecological fund probe report, El-Rufai tells Jonathan
Senate halts, probes sale of Port Harcourt Refinery
Government re-arraigns ex-minister’s son over alleged laundering
Osinbajo signs two bills to ease access to credit for Nigerians
Reps move to institutionalise periodic review of minimum wage
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
My relationship with Buhari cordial, says Saraki
Why restructuring won’t work now, by Fed Govt
Biafra Day shuts down Southeast
Adeleke died of drug overdose, says coroner
Sacked chaplain: CAN clears Ambode’s wife
Olubadan: I can’t be intimidated, says Ajimobi
UI proscribes students’ union
Yari urges Muslims to pray for Buhari
Aregbesola swears in 22 commissioners, 16 special advisers
106 freed Chibok girls free to return home
Ex-INEC Institute DG Momoh buried
Fed Govt urged to ensure food sufficiency
Court remands man in prison for false information
Kano begins Zakat collection
Army probes 1,400 suspected insurgents
It’s a success, say MASSOB, IPOB leaders
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Osinbajo Inaugurates Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council
23 Banks Got N28.7bn Inflows from Dubious MMM Transactions
Buhari’s Wife, Aisha, Departs for London to Join Husband
Donald Duke to Take Another Shot at Presidency
South-east Stands Still in Memory of Biafra
CBN Pumps $482.6m into Forex Market
Oil Prices Fall on Oversupply Worries Despite OPEC Deal
Nigerians Suggest N52.4bn Budget for National Assembly
Expect Surprises in Power Supply Growth, Fashola Tells Nigerians
Attack on Army Barracks Foiled in Maiduguri
Chibok Girls Begin Four Months Remedial Studies
Ambode’s Wife Tasks Women on Skills Acquisition
Aregbesola Swears in Commissioners, Special Advisers
2019: Amosun Endorses Ogun West for Governorship
AGF, NDLEA: Kashamu Would Not Be Extradited Until Court Cases are Over
Plateau PDP Tackles Lalong over Mid-term Failures
Melaye Denies Allegations of Bribing Tribunal Judge
2019: APC Has No Electoral Value, Says Wike
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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