Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Kanu: Lawyer commends Orji Kalu for release

BPE, FRC pledge cooperation

I’ve no plan to leave PDP – TA Orji

Rivers golden jubilee: Ooni, Sultan, others storm Port Harcourt

Workers’ Day revolt, warning to APC –Wike

Senate suspends Peace Corps bill

Nigeria to partner UNWTO, CNN to promote tourism

Senate recommends SGF’s prosecution

Anambra: Workers endorse Obiano for 2nd term

Kanu’s bail conditions, celebration of rascality –Ohanaeze

IBB, Obasanjo, Abdulsalami discuss Buhari’s health

PDP to Buhari: Do as you advised Yar’Adua

President’s second term posters flood Abuja, Makurdi

Fire guts Oba of Lagos’ palace

Constitution/electoral reforms: Defectors may lose seats in parliament

Saraki removes Ndume as committee chair

Ghanaian airline humiliates disabled pastor

CBN bars 12 banks from SMEs forex window over infractions




My husband’s health not as bad as being perceived –Aisha Buhari

Grass-cutting scandal: Senate panel indicts suspended SGF, recommends prosecution

Nigeria yet to prosecute high-profile corrupt persons – Obasanjo

Confusion as fire guts Akiolu’s palace, damages apartment

Ex-gov Lamido rejects bail conditions, remanded in prison

Emirates to celebrate children

Dickson hails FG on modular refineries, to establish nine

Convicted prisoner bags fresh 162 years for N12m fraud

Oluwo lacks power to strip me of titles – Ogundokun

2014 confab members meet, urge Buhari to implement report

Reps back pay rise for workers

Ex-gov Lamido rejects bail conditions, remanded in prison

I won’t increase salaries, Obiano tells workers

Court adjourns $16.4m debt suit against Stella Oduah




Nnamani Reform Committee recommends unbundling of INEC

We must respect the separation of powers under our constitution – Obasanjo

State of nation: Obasanjo, IBB, Abdulsalami meet

NLC, TUC urge NASS, FG to expedite passage of budget

Panic as fire guts section of Oba Akiolu’s palace

My ordeal not because I maltreated Buhari – Dasuki

My father, his mistress’ son take turns to rape me – 12-yr-old girl

Buhari resumes, meets AGF, NNPC boss

Lawal/Oke: Osinbajo’s committee in all night meeting to beat deadline

How anti-SAP riot inspired my success story – Ebozele




Extra-budgetary bailout for states hits N1.75 trillion

World Bank expects oil prices to hit $60 per barrel in 2018

MTN explains sack of 280 workers

South West leaders demand new constitution before 2019 elections

Nigeria to halt petrol import by 20I9

Kano anti-graft agency begins probe of emirate council today

Extra-budgetary bailout for states hits N1.75 trillion

Reps seek review of workers’ minimum wage

Engineers lament alleged neglect of Apapa, TinCan road

Camping Super Eagles in France not a waste of fund, says Erico

Sponsor dangles N12 million on Eko Schools Athletics Dash

Everton’s Lennon held with ‘stress-related illness’



The Nation

Excitement in Sagamu over Joshua’s victory

CBN sanctions 12 banks for forex abuse

Aregbesola signs Isiaka Adeleke inquest order

I have no problem with Oba Akiolu, says Ooni

Oyo unveils Oyomesi education model

Reps want increase in workers’ minimum wage

CAN to Buhari: go for further treatment

Court restrains hubby from coming near wife for 12 months

Provost harps on quality teaching

Ojodu traders appeal to Ambode over ‘demolition’

‘Clerics’ position on divorce as restitution not biblical’

Lagos to re-introduce teaching service commission




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