Here are the major headlines for Thursday, May 25, 2017

Buhari’s health has improved significantly – Embassy Source
OPEC meets to extend oil cuts for up to one year
Trump meets EU chiefs in Brussels
Alleged marginalisation: Shut your mouths, stop attacking Buhari, Ngige tells Igbo
US Navy taunts China in China Sea
Manchester bombing: UK stops sharing info with US
Manchester bomber’s father, brothers arrested, linked to ISIS, al-Qaeda
Alleged coup plot: No cause for panic, says DHQ
Biafra Day: IPOB extends sit-at-home order to 14 cities
Epileptic power: Senators mull reversal of privatisation
Equatorial Guinea joins OPEC
Obanikoro, PDP bigwigs joining us soon, says Lagos APC chairman
Imo APGA disowns Agbaso
Okonjo-Iweala, Emefiele disagree on economic recovery, growth
Only 20% SMEs survive in Nigeria –UNIDO
NCC partners law enforcement agencies on telecom infrastructure protection
Holyfield donates $3m health equipment to LASG

Dickson, Ben Bruce, others celebrate Edwin Clark at 90
EFCC arraigns Enugu wonder bank operator for N84.6m fraud
We didn’t address N’Delta, B’Haram terrorism early, says Obasanjo
Customs probe 440 seized rifles, impound ‘contaminated’ rice
FUNAAB appoints Enikuomehin as acting VC
Marginalisation: Ekweremadu, Obi, Soludo, others to meet
Borno: Three suicide bombers killed in foiled attack
Prayer, fast not enough to move Nigeria forward, says Osinbajo
Falana, SANs disagree with Ozekhome on Fayose’s re-election bid
I convened confab in Nigeria’s interest – Jonathan
Court remands Jonathan’s godson in prison for N3bn fraud
Buhari’s performance in two years too poor– Report
APC national convention to go ahead without Buhari

Coup rumours: Military moves to unravel officers’culpability
Stop rampaging herdsmen now, Senate tasks IG
FG sets up National Minimum Wage Committee as FEC reviews 2017 budget
3 girls blow selves up in Maiduguri
Power sector: No hope for Nigeria —Senate
Breaking: Court orders release of Ifeanyi Ubah within 48 hours
Tackling unitary features of Nigeria’s federal system
Ortom replies Mark over wheelbarrow mocking
I know nothing about N182m contract – Dalung
Uyo ready for Eagles, Bafana match
D’banj, wife expecting first child?
Hawkers stone KAI officer dead
Police parade 32 suspected kidnappers, robbers in Kogi
Jonathan urges implementation of Nat’l Confab recommendations

NNPC kills N4tr fuel investment
Military probes officers, politicians over coup scare
Indigenous firms complete SNEPCo’s FPSO TAM
Iheanacho, three others join Eagles’ shirt war
Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate
Jonathan canvasses fiscal federalism, implementation of 2014 confab report
Awori are the original indigenes of Lagos, say historians
Senate debates power sector crisis
Three female suicide bombers killed in Borno village attack
‘Over 400 Lagos challenged children get lifeline abroad’
Health workers protest against poor welfare condition at LUTH
Tinubu, others urge executive, legislative harmony
‘Resolution of PDP crisis has implications for Nigeria’s democracy’
Bankole’s loyalists dump PDP for ADP in Ogun State
Dangote Cement shareholders get N144.8b dividend
UACN repositions business operations to enhance profitability
NCC tasks mobile network operators on service improvement

The Nation
Court orders Ifeanyi Ubah’s release from DSS custody
Nigerian women hold prayer session for President Buhari
Military: there’s no coup plot against Buhari’s govt
High bond yields thrill grassroots investors
Osinbajo: how to save the economy
EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets
Lawyers, politicians, others: military’s assurance okay
Fed Govt sets up National Minimum Wage Committee
Court frees ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu for medical trip
APC govts have done well, say governors, NWC
Ondo gets cancer treatment centre
FUTA inaugurates VC
Promotion marred by irregularities, allege FUOYE workers
FEC honours Channels TV reporter
Customs intercepts 853 bags of rice, 400 gallons of vegetable oil

Military Investigates Alleged Coup Plot
FG Begins Review of 2017 Budget, Excited by GDP Report
Body Flown in from DRC Tests Negative for Ebola
FG Concessions Rail Lines to GE, Multinational to Invest over $2.2bn
Marginalisation: Igbo Refused to Invest in Buhari’s Campaign, Says Ngige
Jonathan Calls for Implementation of National Conference Report
House C’ttee Commences Arms Deal Probe Amid Low Turnout
Okonjo-Iweala: You Can’t Achieve Growth If You Have Forex Distortions
Don’t Refer to Lagos as No Man’s Land Again, Say Osoba, Akiolu
PDP, Ijaw Groups Accuse Enemies of Causing Friction Between Jonathan and Dickson
FEC Observes One Minute Silence in Honour of Onuekwusi
Obasanjo: FG’s Failure to Compensate Boko Haram, Escalated Insurgency
Oando: Nigeria May Hit 2.2m Bpd Oil Output by End of June
Osinbajo: We’ll Change the Narrative on Local Food Production
Pensioner Commits Suicide in Benue Out of Frustration



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