May 17: Newspaper Headlines For Today

May 17: 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…


  • Gory tales as another batch of 258 Nigerian deportees arrive Lagos Airport
  • 2017 budget designed to take Nigeria out of recession — Udoma
  • Tinubu calls for true federalism
  • Osinbajo orders immediate expansion social investment programmes
  • Money laundering: EFCC docks ex-Niger Gov, Aliyu on 8-count charge
  • Prophet Arraigned Over Possession Of Human Skull
  • 12 Killed, 15,000 Displaced In Taraba Farmers, Herdsmen’s Clash
  • Emir of Daura prays for Buhari’s ‘two years and four years to come’
  • FG Provides Details Of Social Investments Programmes
  • FG Conducts 4,349 Surgeries, 17,793 Screenings For Indigent Nigerians
  • Assassins Wipe Out Family Of 6 In Ogun
  • Terror Virus Ransomware Spreads Panic Around The World
  • French President Macron to travel to Africa on Friday
  • Ndidi wins Leicester City Young Player Award


  • Money laundering: EFCC docks ex- Niger Gov, Aliyu, on 8-count charge
  • We found bags of foreign currencies in Justice Ngwuta’s wardrobe -DSS
  • N19B alleged fraud: Again, FG fails to produce Dasuki in court for trial
  • Fayose: Fayemi’s position as a minister is a waste to Ekiti
  • Crisis: PDP reps caucus inaugurates 13- man committee to examine current…
  • Lafarge to seek approval for N140bn rights issue, Unicem merger at AGM
  • Shehu of Borno blasts ex-ministers of power for not connecting state to national grid
  • NCC releases guidelines on preventing cyber-attack
  • Death toll in Taraba herdsmen attack rises to 12, as IDPs lament hardship
  • Plateau constituents urges Federal Lawmaker to dump PDP for APC
  • Moses, to break EPL record with wins over Watford & Sunderland


  • Buratai Warns Officers to Steer Clear of Politics
  • Makarfi-led PDP Asks State Chapters to Use Alternative Parties for Coming…
  • Ogbeh: Nigeria’s Rice Policy Hurting Thai Production
  • Ambode Bans VIOs from Lagos Roads Permanently
  • Inflation Inches Downwards to 17.24% in April
  • Oshiomhole’s Wife, 334 Foreign Nationals Get Nigerian Citizenship
  • Again, Suspected Herdsmen Kill 12 in Taraba
  • Shell Pays $29bn to Nigeria in Five Years
  • Again, FG Refuses to Produce Dasuki in Court for Trial
  • DSS Invades THISDAY Editorial Board Member’s Office over Report on Sexualisation on School Kids
  • Again, FG Re-arraigns Justice Ngwuta on Amended 13-count Charge
  • Bills to Exclude Para-military from CPS, Regulate Name Change Scale Second Reading
  • CSNAC Asks Federal Character Commission to Investigate DSS Recruitment Scandal


  • High cost of local rice worries FG
  • Steer clear of politics, Buratai warns officers
  • Expect more corruption trials – Lai Mohammed
  • JAMB releases UTME results
  • Ex-Niger gov Aliyu re-arraigned, granted bail
  • Bama: Borno governor cancels IDPs return before Ramadan
  • 60% of local flights in Q1 delayed – Records
  • NMRC releases N13bn mortgages to housing board
  • Naira strengthens as CBN injects $457.3m into FX market
  • LG polls: Makarfi-led PDP asks candidates to look for alternative platforms
  • New Bafana Bafana coach says ready to give Super Eagles tough time


  • FUNAAB: Senior staff celebrate VC’s suspension with akara, pap meal
  • Horror in Ijebu-Ode! Imam, wife, 4 children killed by hoodlums
  • Fayose: Ask Fayemi what he has done for Ekiti in two years, as minister
  • French President Macron on first African trip to Mali on Friday —Source
  • BREXIT: Awolowo seeks stronger economic ties with UK
  • Babangida Aliyu docked over alleged N1bn fraud, granted N200m bail
  • LGs need reforms, not autonomy — Ahmed
  • Nigeria has strong universities that are not internationally recognised —World Bank chief
  • Police confirm 3 dead in fresh attacks in Taraba


  • PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi bicker over party candidates
  • $5.8bn loan request: Senate moves against FG
  • Assemblies of God: Police bar faction from headquarters
  • Family member reveals how 6 gunmen butchered Pentecostal pastor in Umuahia
  • APC has deceived Nigerians, abandoned Rivers –Wike
  • Anambra Assembly to INEC: Conduct Central senatorial poll
  • NNPC boss laments huge security, remediation costs for pipelines
  • Corruption: FG acting on 2,500 whistleblower tips –Finance Minister
  • Abia guber tussle: Supreme Court hears Ikpeazu, Nwosu’s suit Monday
  • Biafra: Kanu appoints deputy, directorate’s head
  • APC has impoverished Nigerians –PDP
  • VIOs banned permanently on Lagos roads, says Ambode
  • Nigeria’s inflation rate declines to 17.24%

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