Here are the major headlines for Friday, May 5, 2017

Senate vows to resist harassment, intimidation
FG has abandoned Rivers –Wike
Buhari’ll fix economy — Oyegun
Biafra: Kanu arrives, prays as Jew at Enugu cenotaph hilltop
Anambra: Obiano makes loud statement with agriculture
Governors to Dogara: Account for N1tr House budget
N22.8bn fraud: N677.6m diverted from NAF’s account – EFCC
PDP crisis: CJN raises fresh panel for Makarfi’s suit
Illegal possession of firearms allegation against Nwuche false –Aide
Senators defer consideration, passage of 2017 budget
Edo: Obaseki promises to secure accreditation for nursing school
Lagos community sends SOS to Ambode, IGP over land-grabbers
Court jails councillor, politician for diversion of IDPs rice in Borno
Akinrinade blasts Senators, Reps
Edo mother of 7 bags 6 years for human trafficking
Security: Police, CDAs hold security summit

Seven year after, former President Jonathan pays tribute to Yar’Adua
Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students protest
Benue assembly okays jail term for cattle grazing
May’s Conservatives gain seats in British local elections
Deadly unrest grips Venezuela as students protest
Benue assembly okays jail term for cattle grazing
Senate passes bill to establish maritime varsity
How N677.6m was diverted from NAF account – EFCC
Sultan’s anti-war advice meant for Fulani herdsmen –MASSOB
Nigerien President’s visit to Buhari rescheduled
Made-in-China jet takes first flight
Ruling houses fault Oluwo for stripping Ogundokun of titles
Make your health status public, douse tension, NMA tells President
25 injured as masquerade followers, muslim faithful clash in Oyo
FIRS officials, Patience Jonathan’s hotel workers clash

30 years after: Awo’s disciples gather in Oyo, Ogun; call for restructuring
Insecurity making Nigeria unworkable – Cardinal Okogie
2017 Budget delay: FG to run on 25% of recurrent provisions
FG, IOCs disagree over $10bn crude overlift
Reps move to curb scarcity of passport booklets
False declaration of assets: I’ve no case to answer, Saraki tells CCT
Naira rises to N389/$ as banks buy 29% of CBN’s dollar offer
Car dealers set Customs’ vehicle ablaze in Kaduna
Peace in Southern Kaduna, peace in Nigeria— CAN
Harassment, intimidation of lawmakers:Senate to invoke legislative powers to deal with further acts
N3.9b NAF cash theft: Badeh’s counsel absconded to Dubai with title documents —Witness
LG POLLS: Sheriff-Makarfi crisis mars PDP’s preparations in Lagos

The Nation
Amaechi: Jonathan govt blew N34b on River Niger
SEC sacks Ikeja Hotels board
Five new political parties set for INEC’s registration
Anti-graft war: EFCC secures 62 convictions in three months
Expectant mum, kids stranded in U.S. after husband’s sudden death
PDP leadership crisis: Supreme Court to hear appeal May 25
Police probe female student’s death
OGFZA to enforce rules on free zone operations
How to make Nigerian seaports attain global standards
Ex-Jigawa Governor Lamido gets bail on self-recognisance
Ex-Naval chief diverted N677m in tranches, EFCC alleges

Buhari Meets Emefiele, Pleased With Stability in Forex Market
New Book Justifies Jonathan’s Claim Obama Administration Influenced His Defeat
Adeosun: FG Will Spend on Infrastructure to Exit Recession
Three Female Suicide Bombers Killed at Military Outpost
Shell to Invest $25bn in Nigeria, Others
FG Will Continue to Guarantee Freedom of Worship, Says Osinbajo
Despite Listing on Order Paper, Senate C’ttees Fail to Lay 2017 Budget
Nigerien President Reschedules Visit to Buhari
Kogi Court Sentences Two Cattle Rustlers to Death by Hanging
House Urges FG to Urgently Address Passport Scarcity
Wike: Why We Are Building Federal Courts in Rivers
President’s Long Sick Leave Fuels Power Grab Fear
ExxonMobil Suspends Workers over Dec 2016 Violent Protests
Jubilation in Jigawa as Court Releases Lamido on Bail
Set up Manufacturing Plants in Nigeria, Adeosun Tells Japanese Investors
Nigerian Breweries’ MD Set for New Role in Heineken Group



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