NEWSPAPER Headlines For Tuesday, May 2, 2017

NEWSPAPER Headlines For Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2 Newspaper Headlines.

The Following stories made Headlines in Top Nigerian Newspapers like THE PUNCH, VANGUARD, THE SUN, DAILY TRUST, PREMIUM TIMES, THE NATION, THISDAY, NIGERIAN PILOT, NIGERIAN TELEGRAPH and other top Newspapers today.


  • Obaseki, Lalong, Magu urge workers to become whistle-blowers
  • Danfo: Ambode says no job loss in transport sector
  • Group urges support for children with special needs
  • Cult members injure IMSU undergraduate, steal WASSCE results
  • NLC, ULC hold parallel celebrations in Delta
  • Minimum Wage: MAN, CSOs disagree as workers disrupt Abuja May Day rally
  • C’River armed youths kill scores in A’Ibom
  • Low turnout mars celebration in Bayelsa, Kwara
  • Heavy security as Aregbesola, Lasun, others attend Adeleke’s fidau
  • Jonathan’s wanted aide being protected by govt agency – DSS
  • Buhari’s sickness taking its toll on Nigeria’s health – Akande
  • Anti-corruption: Atiku seeks independence for EFCC
  • Oando records N1.7bn profit in Q1


  • Protesting workers demand to see Buhari
  • Magu tasks workers to become active whistle-blowers
  • Fuel scarcity mars celebrations in Enugu, hoodlums disrupt Ebonyi rally
  • You shall not labour in vain, Aregbesola tells workers
  • Borno, Adamawa delay payment of salaries, pensions
  • Delta to lift employees, NLC lauds Edo goverment’s policies
  • Kebbi Labour demands improved working conditions
  • Lagos employees lament high cost of living, want N56,000 minimum wage
  • Akande, cleric warn against causing chaos over Buhari’s health
  • Working class invaluable to development, says Kwara governor
  • PDP condemns arrest of former governor Sule Lamido
  • Shiites members dissociate themselves from terrorism
  • Security agents avert bloody clash in Plateau
  • Notorious militant kingpin, kidnapper, gunned down in Ondo State
  • Illicit financial flows from Nigeria, others hit $3.5tr
  • Dwindling cargo volume grounds ports’ operations
  • South Africa’s Zuma quits rally after being jeered
  • UN calls for halt to South Sudan fighting
  • Liberia tests mystery illness after 11 unexplained deaths
  • Trump downshifts Michelle Obama’s healthy school food scheme


  • Cultists kill 4 in Rivers
  • Saraki, Dogara, others harassed out of May Day rally
  • Our demands from FG, state govts – Labour
  • Buhari assures workers of speedy passage of national minimum wage
  • Grass-cutting contract: Osinbajo panel grills Babachir Lawal overnight
  • DSS accuses anti-graft agency of protecting Jonathan’s former aide
  • I’m being persecuted because of 2019 —Lamido, ex-Jigawa gov
  • I joined politics to address marginalisation —Ekweremadu
  • Nigeria drifting with lopsided appointments —Owie
  • Why Jonathan lost 2015 election, by Kpodoh, ex-Bayelsa Security Adviser


  • Angry Workers Protest as Oshiomhole Explains Tough Economic Conditions
  • Adeniyi Clarifies Encounter with Jonathan
  • Despite Recession, Banking Sector Loans to Customers Rise to N16.372trn
  • Oando Posts N1.7bn PAT, Raises Revenue By 116%
  • FG Resumes Payment into Excess Crude Account with $87m
  • Executive, Senate Face-off may Linger over Magu
  • N7.2bn: N’Assembly to Re-open Investigation of Misappropriation by IG
  • Don’t Drag Nigeria into Avoidable Doom, Bisi Akande Warns Those ‘Exploiting’…
  • PDP Seeks Unconditional Freedom for Lamido, Aliyu, Suswam
  • Osinbajo Disagrees with Lai Mohammed, Says Nigeria’s Jollof Rice is the…
  • NCAA Conducts Alcohol, Drug Test on Airlines, ATC Personnel
  • Osinbajo: Breast and Gynae Centre will Save Nigerian Women from Dying
  • MTN Nigeria Downsizes, Sacks over 280 Workers
  • Soldiers Kill Militant Leader, Gang Members
  • Obi: Security Vote is Our Biggest Source of Waste


  • Buhari’s health: Akande warns against confusion
  • $43.4m: NIA may sell apartment
  • Eighth Day fidau prayer for Adeleke in Ede
  • Suspected kidnapping gang leader killed in Ondo
  • May Day: Workers demand N65,000 minimum salary
  • 2019: Okorocha warns against inciting statements
  • Ex-deputy governors mourn Senator Adeleke
  • Attacks on oil pipelines: DSS probes ex-Amnesty Programme chief Kuku
  • Ugwuanyi reiterates commitment to education
  • Unremitted N1.76tr: NEITI seeks review oil assets transfer
  • ‘Malnutrition hinders children’s immunity against polio’
  • PDP seeks release of Lamido, Suswam, Aliyu


  • Go on medical leave now, Falana, others tell Buhari
  • Release Lamido now or else…associates warn Police
  • President’s corruption war not one-sided –Osinbajo
  • 72-year old pensioner slumps in Jalingo
  • May Day: Saraki, Ekweremadu push for N50,000 new minimum wage
  • May Day: Saraki, Dogara, Ngige, others chased out of Abuja rally
  • Anti-graft war: Hands off EFCC, ICPC, others, Atiku tells Presidency
  • Tributes as political associates, supporters attend Adeleke’s Fidau
  • PDP calls for release of Lamido, Suswam, others in custody.

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