May 16: Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today

May 16: Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today

Today’s Newspaper Headlines.

Read the stories that made headlines in THE PUNCH, DAILY SUN, VANGUARD, TELEGRAPH, AUTHORITY, THE  NATION, THISDAY, GUARDIAN, DAILY TRUST and other top Nigerian Dailies…


  • Budget faces fresh hurdle at N/Assembly
  • FAAN reactivates Ebola screening points at airports
  • ‘93 Days’ gets highest nominations in 2017 AMAA list
  • Nollywood movies top 2017 AMAA nomination list
  • No money is stolen from Paris-London Club refunds – NGF
  • Osun Assembly clears Aregbesola’s commissioner-designates
  • Osinbajo meets Transport minister, service chiefs over maritime security
  • Scrabble: Nigeria will retain position as World’s No. 1
  • Armed herdsmen kill 20 farmers in Niger mosque – Police
  • Equities lose N235bn to profit-taking
  • Lafarge to raise N140billion additional capital, merges with UNICEM
  • Osinbajo reviews 2017 budget
  • Prosecutors ponder CCT’s temporary forfeiture provision
  • Legality of deploying soldiers for civil duties
  • Social media as an educational and enlightenment platform
  • Principles behind ‘no case submission’– Court
  • UN appoints Ladan member of comtt. on environmental crimes
  • Yari: I’ve no hotel in Lagos
  • I prefer Wada to Bello — Melaye
  • Democratic party seeks nullification of 2015 election over campaign funds


  • FG Brainstorms on Modalities for Funding 2017 Budget
  • Oil Rises Above $52 as Saudis, Russians Back Longer Supply Cut
  • FAAN Commences Screening of Inbound Int’l Flights Following Ebola Outbreak in DRC
  • Violence Engulfs JAMB Centre as Candidates Block Abuja-Lokoja Expressway
  • Adeleke’s Death: Osun Deputy Gov, Others Appear Before Coroner’s Panel
  • Stock Market Surges 12% in Three Weeks on Rising Investor Confidence in FX Window
  • Justice Ademola Asks NJC to Allow Him to Resume Sitting
  • FG: Four Chibok Girls’ Babies in Our Custody
  • FG Brainstorms on Modalities for Funding 2017 Budget
  • Ebola Outbreak: Adewole Visits Abuja Airport, Calls for Calm
  • Naira Gains as CBN Floods Market with $457.3m
  • Court Transfers Alleged Bribery Suit against INEC Officials to Port Harcourt
  • Bala-Usman Pleads with Clearing Agents as Low Compliance Mars Strike
  • Lagos Inaugurates State Oil Company
  • Violence Engulfs JAMB Centre as Candidates Block Abuja-Lokoja Expressway
  • Financial Times Ranks LBS as Top Global Business School
  • Oando Clarifies Role in Rehabilitation of Port Harcourt Refinery
  • EFCC Re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman
  • NNPC: Oil Exploration to Begin in Lake Chad Basin in Six Months


  • Governors angry as $3.45b Paris Club refund is stuck
  • Sagay kicks as Saraki, Dogara fault Buhari’s anti-graft battle
  • CBN’s $4b intervention narrows official, black market gap
  • Federal Character Commission queries DSS over ‘lopsided recruitment’
  • Gunmen abduct Ondo Permanent Secretary
  • Osun deputy governor at Adeleke’s inquest
  • NPA to fix Apapa roads with N4b as agents, others begin strike
  • Lagos disburses N11.75b to retirees
  • Sagay to lawmakers: you are enemies of anti-graft war
  • Minister: it’s sad children can’t write, read in mother tongue
  • EFCC seeks permanent forfeiture of Patience’s Jonathan’s $5.7m
  • Fayose removes PDP logo from campaign office, billboards
  • Diezani bribe: EFCC seeks to transfer case to new judge
  • Governors angry as $3.45b Paris Club refund is stuck
  • Fake UTME questions out for N200,000, JAMB warns


  • A’Court orders CBN to account for assets recovered from Cecilia Ibru
  • Patience Jonathan appeals forfeiture order on $5.9m
  • Alleged Wike’s bribe: FCT judge transfers INEC officers’ trial to P’Harcourt
  • Sagay, SERAP, CACOL berate Saraki for attacking EFCC, ICPC
  • Monarchs’ superiority: Obas council gives Olugbo four days to withdraw statement
  • Adeleke was given overdose of banned injection – LAUTECH CMD
  • 15 persons die, FRSC uncovers five guns in Kaduna crashed vehicle
  • Police arrest syndicate repackaging expired cement
  • N4.9bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, others before new judge
  • Police arrest eight herdsmen for Benue killings
  • Gunmen kidnap Ondo perm sec, demand N70m ransom
  • Ekweremadu prays for Buhari, Presidency denies death rumour
  • IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, hails Punch


  • Why Nigerians Rate The Army Best Defence Agency
  • Re-Day Dogara Returned From ‘Exile’ with Bounties
  • Rivers Govt Seals-off Health Centre Over Missing Baby
  • Multiplier Effects Of CBN’s Foreign Exchange Intervention
  • MFBs Seek FG, CBN Technical Support For BVN Registration
  • N76bn GE Oil/Gas Multimodal Facility To Generate 4,300 Jobs
  • Effects Of Uncontrolled Rosewood Exploitation In Nigeria
  • Lagos Pensioners Get N11bn In 1 Year


  • Doctors move to avert spread of fresh Ebola outbreak
  • Reps summon Adeosun over alleged oil, gas infractions
  • Capital market experts caution on equities investment
  • Trump accused of divulging top secret intelligence to Russians
  • Senate warns Kachikwu over claims on PIB
  • President Buhari’s indefinite medical trip wrong, says poll
  • Lagos State laments impact of forex fluctuation on ongoing projects
  • Court adjourns Patience Jonathan’s funds forfeiture suit to May 22
  • Sierra Leonian donates to IDPs in Abuja
  • 440,000 candidates write JAMB exams on day two
  • ERA urges Niger Delta governors to establish labs for oil spills management
  • Court transfers alleged bribery case involving 23 INEC officials to Port Harcourt
  • HYPREP approves one-year plan for Ogoni clean-up
  • Clearing agents shun Nigerian ports, borders over infrastructure decay
  • Suspects in assassination attempt on Melaye get bail
  • South Africa court hears case on Zuma confidence vote
  • Zambian opposition leader in custody for another week
  • Gunfire heard in two Ivory Coast cities in grip of mutiny


  • Budget 2017: FG, OPEC differ on oil output
  • Niger Again: 5 die in herdsmen, villagers’ clash
  • N13bn Ikoyi cash: EFCC takes over NIA’s bank accounts
  • House c’ttee gives Kemi Adeosu 24 hrs to face panel
  • Leaders Nigeria needs, by CAN President
  • Naira stable at N385/$ as CBN injects $453.3m
  • ‘Isiaka Adeleke may have died of over-dose of drugs’


  • Saraki, Dogara fault anti-corruption war
  • NASS undermines anti-graft war –Sagay
  • APC can’t fix Nigeria’s problem in 8 years -Oyegun
  • Water scarcity hits Calabar
  • Bayelsa native bags Lincoln University First Class
  • LAUTECH students on rampage
  • Ikpeazu, Ogbulafor, other Abia politicians may join APC
  • Kalu tasks Ikpeazu on good governance
  • Maritime surveillance: Osinbajo doing well –Defence minister
  • N’Assembly yet to transmit 2017 budget to Presidency
  • NNPC to resume oil exploration in Chad basin
  • Late passage of budget, threat to FG’s economy recovery plan –OPS, experts
  • PIB: Senate tackles Kachikwu
  • Freight forwarders, truckers differ on service withdrawal


  • Agatu youths turned against one another over missing Fulani cows, three feared dead
  • Federal High Court Abuja fixes May 31st for hearing of fundamental rights abuse on Peace Corps
  • President Muhammadu Buhari is the medicine Nigeria need -Ortom
  • Jubilation in Nbawe as Hon. Tarkighir mobilizes contractor on Agawe bridge construction site
  • Freedom from DSS: Dangote never visited Suswam, pictures of the duo sitting together were taken in 2014
  • Ortom Dares Anyone With Knowledge Of Corrupt Dealings In His Government To Blow The Whistle
  • Merely holding a political appointment or elective position does not make you a leader, ability to unite the
  • people does – Akioyamen
  • Tor’Tiv praises temporary palace, says his palace would be most outstanding when completed
  • Zone-C needs a selfless and visionary leader -Noah
  • Benue LG Polls: Court to hear suit challenging BSIEC rejection of John Ngbede led PDP candidates this week
  • Benue LG Polls: Hon. James Oche poses a great threat to APC in Ado LG -APC chieftain

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