Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today [May 26, 2017]

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today [May 26, 2017]

In The Newspapers on May 26.

Here are the Stories that made headlines in Top Nigerian Newspapers today. We reviewed headlines from The Punch, Vanguard, The Sun, This Day, The Nation, Authority, Tribune, Daily Sun and Other national dailies…


  • Obasanjo calls for negotiation on Biafran agitation
  • NEC accuses Jonathan of sharing ecological fund to PDP states
  • Ekiti: Murder suspects reject lawyer during trial
  • Ambode laments Lekki clash, warns communities
  • Plan to protect EFCC chair underway, says AGF
  • 165 Nigerians return from Libya
  • FG to shut down five foreign missions
  • Two soldiers nabbed for disrupting Edo court
  • Lagos FHC orders Ubah’s release, Abuja court extends his detention
  • Jonathan’s godson forfeits mansion, others to FG
  • Ebola: FG may sanction airline for repatriating corpse from Congo
  • CDHR, TUC fault IPAC’s call for REC-nominee’s disqualification
  • FG declares Monday public holiday


  • PIB: Senate scraps NNPC
  • Why North rejected Confab report, by Abdullahi
  • Murder trial: Accused persons ‘interrogate’ lawyer
  • Obasanjo: civil war never meant to massacre Igbo
  • 19 states, Abuja may get N2b ecological fund
  • APC happy over passage of Bill to reform oil and gas sector
  • Teachers to earn bigger salaries, says Fed Govt
  • Executive Orders: New dawn for private sector operators
  • Saudi declares tomorrow start of Ramadan
  • Alaafin, Ooni, others honour Aregbesola at 60
  • Ogun to update chiefs’ database
  • Jealous opponents blackmailing me, says Ortom
  • Fed Govt releases results of unity schools


  • Onyia appointed CEO of FBN Capital Asset Management
  • NABDA DG becomes ICGEB VP
  • Ford names Hackett as CEO
  • Afolabi now registrar FCET Akoka
  • Reps seek to establish FCT devt commission, security trust fund
  • Abuja chief advocates for improved child, family health
  • Clearing huge liabilities alone worth celebrating – FCT APC chair
  • Children’s Day: Police beef up security
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  • ‘Reintegration of Chibok girls into society will take a while’d
  • FG will improve power, infrastructure, employment before 2019 – Osinbajo
  • Stock investment strengthens with N62billion profit
  • Beyond prison, inmates deserve to hope
  • Hunt for Ramadan moon begins Friday
  • Foreign ministry workers protest over diplomatic passports, clothing allowance
  • Yobe celebrates birth of 100 babies on IDP camp
  • Frank lauds Ganduje over Sanusi
  • FG approves closure of 5 foreign missions
  • Look for Ramadan moon Friday – Sultan
  • Children’s Day: Violence against children rising in Nigeria – UNICEF


  • Senate passes first segment of PIB, unbundles NNPC
  • Government bans repatriation of bodies to check Ebola
  • Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe
  • Eagles, Corsica, Togo friendlies on despite France’s state of emergency
  • Capital importation in oil, gas declines
  • DSS tenders monies allegedly found in Justice Ngwuta’s house as evidence
  • Osinbajo remembers Biafra, 50 years after, says Nigerians are greater together
  • Magu vows to wipe out corruption in 12 months
  • Again, suspected militants kidnap six students in Epe
  • Government pledges to pay teachers higher than other workers
  • Court orders DSS to charge or release Ifeanyi Ubah


  • Civil war not to wipe out Ndigbo – Obasanjo
  • Why some UTME candidates won’t get their results — Oloyede
  • External reserve falls to $30.5bn as Naira appreciates to N376/$
  • Let’s beg Biafrain agitators – Obasanjo
  • Herdsmen: Removal of the head spirits
  • Adeleke’s Death: Some difficult questions left unanswered
  • Banks reduce lending to economy by N115bn in Q1
  • CFAO launches F40J Yamaha 4-Stroke Outboard Motor
  • Amaechi carrying bitterness with Wike too far – Okocha
  • Rumble in Lagos: Holyfield rides in yet to be launched GAC flagship SUV
  • Civil war not to wipe out Ndigbo – Obasanjo
  • FMDQ approves registration of Rand Merchant Bank’s N80bn Commercial Paper
  • Baxter names squad for Eagles
  • Ajimobi, wife celebrate media aide, Yomi Layinka, at 60
  • Ramadan arrives! 4:52 amIjaw not using other N’Delta tribes as pawns – Loyibo
  • Tips for the blessed month
  • Eyo festival: Parade of colours, gaiety
  • Work & Play, SMT Volvo, bring Auto RallyCross to Sagamu
  • AXA Mansard shareholders approve 5kobo dividend.

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