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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The Nation

  • Ganduje condoles with late Isiyaka Rabiu’s family
  • Abubakar calls for cultural, religious considerations
  • Ebola: 17 people die in Congo – Officials
  • 17 Nigerian migrants sue Italy for returning them to Libya
  • Police bust Anambra gun dealer, 10 others in Benue-Taraba axis
  • European leaders spurn Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal
  • Ekiti APC: Party elders propose direct primary
  • CBN: election spending threatens naira stability
  • Ajimobi, Shittu in war of words
  • EFCC gets fresh order to seize Patience Jonathan’s N7.3b, $8.4m
  • Saraki, Magu meet at EFCC’s N24b office complex in Abuja
  • Security chiefs to brief Senate
  • All set for The Nation agric, food summit (2)
  • Man gets five strokes of cane for divorcing wife
  • Saraki inaugurates panel to probe invasion of chamber
  • Badminton: Orbih to defend 2019 championship bid In Thailand
  • Budweiser kicks off ‘Light Up The Fifa World Cup’ global campaign
  • Rashidi Yekini’s brother, Akeem dies in Kwara
  • Gareth Bale’s son in Champions League mood
  • C/League Final: Dua Lipa promises super thrill
  • Old Trafford may host Joshua’s next fight
  • Djokovic gets back on track
  • Don decries dearth of medical specialists in academics
  • Enlist in military, NYSC boss urges corps members
  • FUT Minna withdraws 20 students
  • Kano State varsity shutdown over students protest
  • Kano varsity students on rampage over death of colleague
  • OAU staffs react to closure of the varsity by the state




  • Dogara, others mourn Isyaku Rabiu
  • Serena Williams pulls out of Italian Open
  • JUST IN: Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting
  • Outcry in France over woman’s death after scorned emergency call
  • Southampton’s Premier League spot not safe yet, says Hughes
  • Season over at Bayern for Neuer, doubts over World Cup
  • Buhari too ‘unwell’ to govern, says PDP
  • Ogun FRSC to impound vehicles with unauthorised number plates
  • Saraki, UNFPA highlight importance of midwives in health sector
  • Suicide bombers, gunmen attack Kabul police stations: officials
  • Nigeria leads South Africa in foreign reserves
  • Iran lawmakers burn US flag in parliament
  • Nigerian lawyer sues Oxford University over wrong dictionary definitions
  • Google relaunches service to fight fake news
  • Two teenagers kill selves in failed Borno suicide attack
  • Army parades Benue militia, recovers guns
  • 75-year- old retiree suffers stroke over 15 years’ unpaid pensions
  • ‘Uninvited guest made away with host’s money at wedding’
  • Panic as Lassa Fever allegedly kills health officer in Ondo
  • Five die, others injured in Ogun road crashes
  • Gunmen kill trader for refusing to sell cigarettes
  • Buhari too ‘unwell’ to govern, says PDP
  • Nigerian migrants sue Italy for returning them to Libya
  • ICYMI: Buhari appoints Keyamo, six others as NDIC board members
  • INEC falsely captured our data for Melaye’s recall, Kogi PDP says, threatens to sue
  • Xi Jinping and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un meet in China
  • Cape Town mayor sacked by party




  • Senate to FG: Suspend 300% tariff hike on local beverage industries
  • Terrorism Bill Passes Second Reading In House Of Rep
  • 7 Pregnant Women, 211 Others Return From Libya
  • Killings: N-Delta CSOs Want FG To Revisit National Security Policies
  • Buhari’s UK trip: President unfit for governance – PDP
  • Busicon App Challenge Winner To Win N1 Million
  • Total E&P Partners Abia Govt Towards Rehabilitating Distressed, Battered And Vulnerable Women
  • EKITI: Tinubu, Akande root for APC consensus candidate
  • Current power structure inhibiting national growth – Ambode
  • Forget The Crisis, APC Will Win July 14 Governorship Election — Ayo Arise
  • Ekiti 2018: APC Orders Fresh Primaries, Drops C’ttee Scribe
  • Scare In Imo Community Over Release Of Suspected Kidnapper
  • Invasion Of Benin Airport: Edo APC Petitions AIG
  • Federal Agency Embarks On Lifeline Projects in Anambra Communities



The Sun

  • Buhari too ‘unwell’ to govern, says PDP
  • Embrace peace, Abia Assembly charges warring parties
  • Niger State: Return of stone throwing, as House moves to check political thuggery
  • PDP: Fayose’s deputy emerges candidate
  • Ekiti APC primary: Twists and turns of an aborted race
  • World Bank team to meet Osinbajo, Adeosun over capital projects
  • Nigerian rights group sues to revoke Malabu license
  • Capital market stakeholders back Reps committee probe
  • Russia 2018: Mourinho to Eagles: Messi makes Argentina tick
  • Ashley Young pays tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson
  • Falconets to begin preparation for France 2018
  • Again, Ebola kills 17 people in Congo
  • Don’t abandon us, South Sudan urges US as it reviews aid program
  • Pompeo, in N’ Korea, expected to return with detained Americans
  • ‘This Is America’: Unknown facts about Childish Gambino’s
  • Kpanyi Kpanyi: Abuja’s jungle settlement
  • How Enugwu-Ukwu women revive age-long practice
  • 2 female suicide bombers blow selves up in Maiduguri
  • Killings: Nigeria becoming failed state –PFN
  • PIB: Don’t induce lawmakers, Saraki warns oil firms
  • Customs detains importer over containers load of Tramadol
  • PDP: Fayose’s deputy emerges candidate
  • We must entrench true federalism –Ambode
  • APC ward congress: Why I was attacked –Ngige
  • Our war against drug abuse total – Okorocha
  • N’Assembly invasion: Omo-Agege risks indefinite suspension
  • Boko Haram not defeated, says UN




  • Buhari too sick to govern, PDP says
  • Senate summons security chiefs over illegal arms
  • Trump pulls U.S. from Iran nuclear deal, to revive sanctions
  • ‘How Nigerian firms can comply with EU data privacy laws’
  • Flying Eagles off to Bissau
  • Boko Haram will take years to ‘eliminate’, says UN envoy
  • Suicide bombers, gunmen attack Kabul police stations
  • 17 Nigerian migrants sue Italy
  • AGF backs suit against National Assembly on election sequence
  • Lagos-Ibadan rail gauge December deadline not negotiable, says FG
  • Buhari seeks support from international community on climate change
  • Toure hails eclipsing of Man Utd as Man City exit looms
  • Australia keen on Iniesta as a marquee star
  • Atletico Madrid ‘fed up’ over Barcelona’s pursuit of Griezmann
  • Guardiola yet to conclude talks over new Man City deal
  • What can Liverpool learn from El Clasico?
  • Top four still possible for Chelsea, says Conte
  • Seventy hollow cheers for Israel
  • 2019: Why the youth may not make impact
  • Weak justice system and anti-corruption war in Nigeria
  • High expectations as Buhari’s burden in 2019
  • ‘Consensus option no longer feasible in Ekiti’
  • APC members decamp to PDP in KadunaCynthia Morgan Changes Name, Releases ‘Billion Dollar Woman’
  • Davido Bags Endorsement Deal With Infinix
  • ‘Revenge’: Feminist Horror For The Post-Weinstein Era




  • Ekiti 2018: Fayose’s deputy, Eleka, defeats Adeyeye to emerge PDP candidate
  • Kaduna killings: Buhari okays new army battalion, police command
  • Buhari off to London Tuesday to meet his doctor
  • Birnin-Gwari killings: We buried 58 bodies —Emir
  • Presidency condemns PDP’s petition to UN; says Buhari not behind herdsmen killings
  • How I predicted Buhari’s latest medical trip to London —Bro Joshua Iginla
  • 60-year-old docked in Osun over alleged N.5m fraud
  • Again, court orders temporary forfeiture of N9.2bn, $8.4m linked to Patience Jonathan
  • True federalism, herdsmen attack: We must look beyond hatred, prejudice ―Ambode
  • Buhari departs for London on 4-day medical check up
  • Hiding Buhari’s illness not in his interest ― PDp
  • Failed Dino recall: Kogi PDP drags INEC To court
  • Fear grips Ondo health workers over the death of a colleague
  • House-of-representatives
  • Reps okay terrorism act repeal for second reading
  • Woman docked over alleged theft of N500,000 phones
  • Court remands man over alleged murder
  • Housewife seeks divorce over lack of food, maintenance
  • Housewife remanded for allegedly killing husband with `rat poison’
  • 17 deaths reported in DR Congo as Ebola outbreak confirmed
  • Trump withdraws US from Iran nuclear deal
  • Twitter urges all users to change passwords after glitch
  • Trump congratulates’ Putin on swearing-In
  • How Nigeria can reverse medical tourism —Expert
  • NURHI, DEVCOMS inaugurate media forum to increase awareness on family planning
  • Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello
  • Kogi free of yellow fever in 40 years ―Govt
  • FG told to prioritise cervical cancer screening




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Nigeria Leads South Africa in Foreign Reserves

Saraki Warns IOCs Not to Induce Lawmakers over PIB

US Launches $5m Global Venture Challenge for Lagos Startups

Standard Chartered Unveils New Sustainability Framework

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