May 18: Newspaper Headlines For Today

May 18: 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…


  • Osinbajo’ll sign when budget is ready — AIDE
  • Lead pathologist testifies Adeleke died of drug overdose
  • Crisis looms between Presidency, Senate
  • Senate gives NNPC, CBN, others 2 wks to submit budgets
  • Diezani gate: Chime still under investigation — EFCC
  • FG, Oxfam On Collision Course Over Inequality, Poverty In Nigeria
  • Senators rap Sagay over comments on anti-graft war
  • Trump admits sharing information with Russia


  • Another Executive-Legislature Feud Looms
  • ‘Osinbajo Has The Power To Sign 2017 Budget’
  • Kwankwaso Tipped To Contest 2019 Presidential Election
  • Again, Dasuki’s Absence Stalls N13.5bn Fraud Trial
  • Presidency Confirms Release Of Another Chibok Schoolgirl
  • After 3 Years Of Inactivity, Kano Depot Revived
  • Dangote Spends N52bn Annually On Importation Of Tomatoes
  • Rice Production In Nigeria Increases To 5.8m Tonnes


  • Need for Authentication Delays Transmission of 2017 Budget to Presidency
  • Police Commence Aggressive Search for Killers of Family of Six
  • Court Discharges Zamfara SUBEB Chairman Over Alleged Diversion of N1bn
  • Gaidam Opens NAFDAC North-East Food and Drug Safety Workshop
  • Educationist Advocates Reintroduction of HSC in School Curriculum
  • 32 States Not Fully Committed to Malnutrition Treatment, Says UNICEF
  • Ex-Bayelsa PDP Chairman Assassinated in Yenagoa
  • Seven out of 10 Nigerians Hypertensive
  • Lalong Witnesses Defection of PDP Member to APC
  • Customs Agents, Truck Owners Suspend Strike at Ports
  • Dogara Promises to Enact Law on Lowering Age Requirement to Elective Offices


  • Adeleke wasn’t poisoned, says pathologist
  • Tinubu seeks more power for states
  • Woman burnt to death in Ibadan
  • CBN releases list of items valid for forex
  • Another Chibok schoolgirl found
  • Qatar Builds Air Conditioned Stadium for 2022 World Cup
  • Army chief Buratai’s claim sparks demand for probe
  • Nigeria requires $85.5m to treat malnourished children – UNICEF
  • 30 –year old Nigerians will be eligible for presidency soon – Dogara
  • Court remands two whistle-blowers in prison
  • $43m Ikoyi cash: Reps summon Emefiele, Magu, Monguno, Oke
  • ‘I never said Fed Govt doesn’t know who’ll sign budget’- Lai Moh’d


  • Buratai’s alert: UK, Ohanaeze, ACF, PDP warn soldiers against coup
  • Anger as Edo policemen handcuff driver to patrol van
  • Nigeria can’t progress under current political system – Tinubu, Bozimo
  • Ikoyi cash: I won’t appear before you, CBN gov tells Reps
  • Ezeife is prophet of doom, says APC
  • Special counsel to probe Trump-Russia links
  • Kano fuel depot resumes operation
  • Submit CBN, others’ budgets in two weeks, Senate tells Osinbajo
  • We didn’t ask PDP members to defect — Makarfi
  • Why DSS can’t produce Dasuki in court — EFCC lawyer
  • Pathologist rules out poison in Adeleke’s death, family kicks
  • Police arrest killers of Enugu deputy gov’s orderly
  • Nigeria can’t progress under current political system – Tinubu, Bozimo
  • Another Chibok girl out of captivity


  • We don’t know who’ll sign the budget – Lai
  • Army arrests 126 ‘insurgents’ for infiltrating Borno IDPs’ camp
  • FG spends N41bn on social investment programmes
  • 39% kids suffer malnutrition – Kano deputy gov
  • Day Borno senators clash over posters, protest
  • Reps Caucus moves to resolve PDP crisis
  • Seaport access roads not included in 2017 budget — NPA boss
  • NSE to host inaugural Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) conference.

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