NEWSPAPER Headlines For Wednesday, May 3, 2017

NEWSPAPER Headlines For Wednesday, May 3, 2017

In Nigerian Newspapers Today – May 3.

Read Stories that made headlines in Nigerian newspapers Today. The Following Dailies were reviewed, Daily Sun, The Punch, Vanguard, The Telegraph, Authority, The Nation, Premium Times, Thisday and Others.


  • 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
  • Senate recommends SGF’s prosecution
  • nate makes U-turn, consi
  • Ghanaian airline humiliates disabled pastor
  • Anambra: Workers endorse Obiano for 2nd term
  • I’ve no plan to leave PDP – TA Orji
  • Workers’ Day revolt, warning to APC –Wike


  • 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
  • Nigeria not your conquered territory, Ohanaeze tells northern leaders
  • Convicted prisoner bags fresh 162 years for N12m fraud
  • SOKAPU advises el-Rufai to resign over killings
  • 2014 confab members meet, urge Buhari to implement report
  • Varsity declares Zamfara corps member wanted over N30m scam
  • NECA asks FG to constitute minimum wage committee
  • Reps back pay rise for workers
  • Ex-gov Lamido rejects bail conditions, remanded in prison
  • Nnamani electoral reform panel submits report, wants INEC unbundled


  • My father, his mistress’ son take turns to rape me – 12-yr-old girl
  • Nnamani Reform Committee recommends unbundling of INEC
  • FG to set up Implementation Taskforce on Economic Recovery Plan
  • Grass-cutting contract: Senate c’ttee’s final report indicts Babachir Lawal
  • We must respect the separation of powers under our constitution – Obasanjo
  • State of nation: Obasanjo, IBB, Abdulsalami meet
  • Panic as fire guts section of Oba Akiolu’s palace
  • My ordeal not because I maltreated Buhari – Dasuki
  • Naira down to N391.9 in parallel market
  • Lawal/Oke: Osinbajo’s committee in all night meeting to beat deadline
  • DSS Clears Saraki Of N310m Ownership


  • Buhari Resumes, Meets AGF, NNPC GMD, May Attend Council Meeting Wednesday
  • CBN Sanctions 14 Banks for Crowding out SMEs in FX Market
  • FG Pays IOCs $400m as Part Settlement of Cash Call Debt
  • Tiwa Savage Named Rotary Celebrity Ambassador for Polio Eradication
  • PINE Probe: Senate C’ttee Indicts Lawal, Demands His Prosecution
  • Anyaoku Backs Akinyemi, Says FG Should Stop Leaks on NIA
  • Intelligence Report Declares Biafra Agitators, IMN, Boko Haram Threats to National Security
  • Lamido Remanded in Kiyawa Prison, Police Teargas Supporters
  • Implement 2014 Conference Report to Avert Crisis, Delegates Tell Buhari
  • Police Disrupt Protest over Herdsmen Attacks in Southern Kaduna
  • Senate to Ascertain Status of Nigeria-UK Prisoner Transfer Agreement
  • Nnamani C’ttee Pushes for Establishment of Electoral Offences Commission
  • House Calls for Review of National Minimum Wage
  • Fayose Rules out Senatorial Contest in 2019


  • CBN sanctions 12 banks for forex abuse
  • Excitement in Sagamu over Joshua’s victory
  • Aregbesola signs Isiaka Adeleke inquest order
  • I have no problem with Oba Akiolu, says Ooni
  • Northeast…Beyond grass-cutting scandal
  • Reps want increase in workers’ minimum wage
  • CAN to Buhari: go for further treatment
  • Court restrains hubby from coming near wife for 12 months
  • Court remands ex-Governor Lamido in prison
  • INEC commissioner urges Nigerians to embrace Continuous Voters Registration
  • Amend constitution to guarantee council autonomy, says Akande


  • Sultan calls on Rivers’ Muslims to support Wike
  • Fayose cautions INEC over shoddy voters’ registration
  • Buhari’s health not too bad, says wife
  • CBN bars 18 banks from SMEs’ forex window
  • JV debts: FG pays $400m to Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil, others
  • Senate backtracks, considers RECs, ambassadorial nominees
  • Kinsmen proud of Joshua, plan big for champ
  • Lagos proposes N1trn budget for 2018, targets N50bn IGR
  • Amaechi, Abe’s face-off divides Rivers APC.

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