Naija Gist Newspaper Review – 16 May 2017

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The world is changing and we need to be aware of the difference that makes. Do you know the occurrences around you? If you can’t catch the news, grab the headlines.

Punch Newspaper Review - 16 May 2017

  • Reps summon finance minister over oil contract breaches
  • Sanusi: Why we suspend N6bn fraud probe, says agency
  • Ekiti names Govt House, hospital after Gen. Adebayo
  • Five killed in Fulani, villagers’ clash in Niger
  • Iyaloja: High chiefs disagree with Olubadan
  • Rewane predicts effective exchange rate
  • No rift with Reps over PIB, Senate tells Kachikwu
  • A’Court orders CBN to account for assets recovered from Cecilia Ibru
  • Patience Jonathan appeals forfeiture order on $5.9m
  • Photographer torture: Autopsy report faults Oyo police
  • Alleged Wike’s bribe: FCT judge transfers INEC officers’ trial to P’Harcourt
  • Sagay, SERAP, CACOL berate Saraki for attacking EFCC, ICPC
  • How to deal with mortgage debts
  • Paedophilia: Beware of ‘Men of God’, others
  • Still on Britain and the failing Nigerian state
  • Opera invests $100m to grow Africa’s digital economy
  • Policemen rob doctor coming from emergency of N45,000
  • Joshua, Klitschko rematch for October
  • Lagos begins installation of free Wi-Fi at parks
  • Monarchs’ superiority: Obas council gives Olugbo four days to withdraw statement
  • Adeleke was given overdose of banned injection – LAUTECH CMD
  • Naira closes at 386/dollar despite CBN’s $457m injection
  • EPL: Chelsea celebrate title at home with 7-goal thriller
  • 15 persons die, FRSC uncovers five guns in Kaduna crashed vehicle
  • Reptiles take over Adamasingba Stadium swimming pool
  • Police arrest syndicate repackaging expired cement
  • 9bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, others before new judge
  • Police arrest eight herdsmen for Benue killings
  • Gunmen kidnap Ondo perm sec, demand N70m ransom
  • Hoodlums attack Lagos mining firm, steal N5.2m

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Vanguard Newspaper Review - 16 May 2017

  • Oil workers threaten to shut down OML 42 operations, production
  • Abia gov tussle: S-Court to hear Ikpeazu, Nwosu suit May
  • Man City demand N9.5b for Iheanacho
  • Ebola: NMA urges FG to step up surveillance at borders
  • EBOLA: No need for travel restrictions, says WHO
  • Oshiomhole hails Obaseki for sustaining Okpekpe Race
  • Security agencies should act as one, please!
  • Killing of land speculators in Ikorodu: Residents flee community over fear of reprisal attack
  • South South congress to host Pinnick
  • Agip to contribute two discoveries to marginal fields bid round
  • Bafana Bafana coach warns Eagles
  • Can restructuring still save Nigeria?
  • Budget 2017: FG, OPEC differ on oil output
  • World Economic Forum helps leaders make right choices
  • Neconde sets to increase output by 43%
  • Stanbic IBTC launches N20bn CP programme on FMDQ
  • Stop flooding Aso Rock because Buhari won’t appoint any Igbo man SGF – Amaku

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Leadership Newspaper Review - 16 May 2017

  • Why Nigerians Rate The Army Best Defence Agency
  • Re-Day Dogara Returned From ‘Exile’ with Bounties
  • Rivers Govt Seals-off Health Centre Over Missing Baby
  • Multiplier Effects Of CBN’s Foreign Exchange Intervention
  • MFBs Seek FG, CBN Technical Support For BVN Registration
  • N76bn GE Oil/Gas Multimodal Facility To Generate 4,300 Jobs
  • Effects Of Uncontrolled Rosewood Exploitation In Nigeria
  • Lagos Pensioners Get N11bn In 1 Year

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The Sun Newspaper Review - 16 May 2017

  • PIB: Senate tackles Kachikwu
  • Saraki, Dogara fault anti-corruption war
  • NASS undermines anti-graft war –Sagay
  • Ede, Osun without Adeleke
  • 2019: Why Buhari should seek re-election –Rep, Bala
  • Ita Giwa’s defection causes ripples in Cross River
  • Freight forwarders, truckers differ on service withdrawal
  • N’Assembly yet to transmit 2017 budget to Presidency
  • NNPC to resume oil exploration in Chad basin
  • NNPC to resume oil exploration in Chad basin
  • AFCON 2019 qualifier: Bafana Bafana coach warns Eagles
  • Joshua, Klitschko rematch for October

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Daily Trust Newspaper Review - 16 May 2017

  • Prosecutors ponder CCT’s temporary forfeiture provision
  • Legality of deploying soldiers for civil duties
  • Social media as an educational and enlightenment platform
  • Principles behind ‘no case submission’– Court
  • UN appoints Ladan member of comtt. on environmental crimes
  • Yari: I’ve no hotel in Lagos
  • I prefer Wada to Bello — Melaye
  • Democratic party seeks nullification of 2015 election over campaign funds
  • Kalu tasks Ikpeazu on inclusiveness
  • We’ve our version of self-determination — Ebonyi commissioner
  • Revenge of the older woman
  • Those who want President Buhari dead

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Daily Post Newspaper Review - 16 May 2017

  • JAMB warns UTME candidates against fake questions
  • Federer withdraws from French Open
  • Biafra: International community, foreign observers to monitor sit-at-home – IPOB
  • Guardiola hits back at Wenger for saying teams are on holiday
  • NPFL: Wikki Tourists get new management board
  • Stanbic IBTC appoints Basil Omiyi as new Chairman
  • Appeal Court orders CBN to account for Cecilia Ibru’s assets
  • Naira strengthens as CBN pumps fresh $457million into forex market
  • Nigerian Governors’ Forum deny money was stolen from Paris club refunds
  • Osinbajo reviewing 2017 Budget‎ – Presidency
  • FG to open website, Youtube for easy access to information
  • Father of two sent to prison for raping teenage boy
  • JAMB to move UTME to Ilorin over LAUTECH students’ protest
  • Corruption: We will blow trumpet against Ortom, not whistle – PDP
  • What we discussed with Osinbajo – Minister of Defence, Dan-Ali
  • AMAA 2017: Nollywood movies top nominations [Full list]
  • PIB: Watch your tongue – Senate warns Kachikwu
  • 2019 AFCON qualifiers: We will beat Nigeria – New South Africa coach, Baxter

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