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Newspapers Headlines at a glance, Friday 13 May 2022

 

 

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY 13TH MAY 2022

*PUNCH*

Four media outfits endorse BON awards

Norwegian agency, IITA, others seek improved cocoa production

Firms acquire 150,000 hectares, refine 3.5m tons of sugar annually

Firms partner to boost sustainable agriculture

Experts push for export-led policies, forex shortage bites

Sports betting platform to begin operations in Nigeria

Yahaya Bello submits presidential nomination forms

Buhari signs anti-money laundering, counter-terrorism, crime proceeds bills

Special agroindustrial processing zones suffer setbacks, experts warn FG

PWDs demand more access, facilities at airports

Inadequate database threatens SIM-NIN registration, NIMC admits deficit

Agric imports hit N2.7tn despite N129bn intervention loans

Nigerians spending on household consumption rises to N108tn NBS

Eagles striker Umar set to guide Almeria to LaLiga

Arsenal, United target Osimhen hints at Napoli stay

Nwakaeme agrees new Trabzonspor deal

D’Tigress out of FIBA World Cup

Fashanu backs Iwobi to help Everton survive

Benzema equals Raul record, scores 323rd goal for Real Madrid

Italian Open: Shapovalov beats Nadal in third round

Tottenham crush 10-man Arsenal to keep top-four bid alive

Aston Villa seal Barcelona’s Coutinho permanent deal

Ronaldo wins Premier League player of the month for April

Messi tops Forbes’ highest-paid athlete list for 2022

Nigerias deadly money ritual world boosting human parts harvesters, youngsters in chase of miraculous wealth, power (1)

Change of counsel stalls Usifo Ataga case

Edo woman regrets trading in human skull, buyer, herbalist nabbed

Teenager remanded for robbing Lagos resident of car

Football trial: Olympian, lawyer arraigned over alleged N10m fraud

Thugs attack Ondo political aspirant, supporters, many injured

AK-47-wielding man kills Rivers landlord, police begin probe

Lagos woman arraigned for kidnapping six-year-old girl

Benue lady jailed for trafficking girls to Mali

Two women in Lagos court over theft of five-day-old baby

Kogi explosion: Witness, police disagree on casualty figure

Church celebrates release of abducted Akwa Ibom priest

Lagos land grabbers kill four-year-old, father demands justice

Kukah demands justice, says murder of Sokoto student criminal

Schools should include sports in curriculum

Quality education will reposition sector Group

383 visually impaired candidates sit UTME nationwide

Jonathan submits APC forms Friday, Emefiele shuns resignation calls

*VANGUARD*

mPharma pledges commitment to affordable healthcare service in Africa

Information Minister explains FG’s financial interventions in health sector

Taraba Ambush: Troops embark on Search and Rescue for Missing Personnel

Banditry: NAF explains why there is relative peace in Niger, Kaduna, Zamfara

Navy boosts NDLEA’s Marine Operations with boats, equipment

Coalition Against ISIS: NSA Monguno leads Nigeria’s delegation to Global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Morocco

Let’s live in peace, pray for our leaders ‘ Chief YOB, Baba Adinni

CSJ holds inception, strategy meeting for USAID-SCALE project

2023: Female Professor picks NRM Presidential Nomination Form

Edo government ready to partner groups for empowerment, development

University unions turned down FG plea to re-open schools

Police, widow of killed tricycle operator trade words over his death

EFCC nabs YahooYahoo Academy owner, 16 ‘trainees’ in Abuja

2023: Follow me to the villa, I ‘ve never failed, Tinubu tells Kaduna delegates

17,727 victims of trafficking rescued, rehabilitated since 2003 ‘ NAPTIP Boss

Akwa Ibom: Osinbajo unveils Nigeria’s first coconut oil factory Friday

Fada Leo C releases new music video Udo Jeso, featuring Prince Gozie Okeke

Nigeria attains 64% financial inclusion, targets 95 in 2024 ‘ CBN Deputy Gov

Beware of name droppers, Olamigoke advises Ondo APC leaders

May 29, 2023 is sacrosanct

I didn’t betray my People, I’m doing my best to reintegrate them into mainstream Politics, Orji Kalu replies Clark

Nigeria’s oil output drops 13.3% to 1.3 mbpd

Apongbon Bridge fire: Evicted traders beg FG, Sanwo-Olu for reconsideration at new site

Lady, 24, bags 7 years imprisonment for trafficking girls to Mali

JAMB officials hotel attack: Police invite 3 hotel staff members for interrogation

Why I stabbed my ex-lover over N500

Womandocked for allegedly stealing iPhone 12

N100 million elected vs appointee

WHO decries increasing online marketing for alcohol

European countries vote to relocate WHO NCD office from Russia

OSGF orders SON to vacate Lekki office before June or be thrown out

Eat enough of this nutrient to lower type 2 diabetes risk

Woman allegedly damages EKEDC ladder, stones officials

Fallen 40-feet container crushes one, injures others in Lagos

*THISDAY*

MTN Nigeria Rewards Shareholders with N174.53bn Dividend

New Betting Platform, Gobet247, Launches in Nigeria

Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank Customer Deposit Hits N3.96bn

Access Bank Moves to Dominate Agency Banking

How Aviation Industry Averted N13bn Loss in One Day by Suspending Planned Industrial Action

ACSC: Lekki Port Will Checkmate Nigerias $14bn Annual Loss to Poor Infrastructure

Enugu Govt Shuns United Nigerias Plan to Establish Hub in Akanu Ibiam Airport

Why Nigerian Airlines Cannot Work Together

DRONETECX Creates Access for Africa to Tap into $150bn Drone Market

Enugu Govt Shuns United Nigerias Plan to Establish Hub in Akanu Ibiam Airport

Nigerian Student Buys Fake Turkish Airlines Ticket from Abuja Airport

NPAs New Vision for Eastern Ports

NIPCO, Firm Sign Deals to Encourage More Gas-fired Vehicles

Osinbajo and South West Leaders

Guidance to Remove Mask Mandate, Step Towards Normality

FBNQuest Affirms its Commitment to the Growth of Tech Startups in Africa

Opportunities for Nigerian ICT talents as Huawei grows team to tackle global challenges

An Agenda for Tomorrow People

Lisa Cooks Rise as First Black Woman at the U.S. Federal…

THE JONATHAN GAME SHOW

WHY FAYEMI WOULD MAKE THE IDEAL PRESIDENT

PDP TICKET: ATIKU ABUBAKAR VS PETER OBI

Saraki and Quest for North-central Presidency

EMEFIELE: BEFORE WE RE-WRITE HISTORY

2023 As Nigerias Breaker

Buhari Withdraws DTigers, DTigress from Global Basketball for Two Years

Osimhen Rejects Man Utd, Others, Insists on Napoli Stay

Coutinho Joins Aston Villa on Permanent Deal

Messi Tops Forbes Rich List for Athletes

Yarmolenko Set to Leave West Ham

175 Swimmers Battle for Honours at Zenith Bank Meet at Ikoyi Club

Four-star De Bruyne Destroys Wolves as City Move Three Points Clear

2022 CBN Senior Tennis Tourney Serves-off in Abuja

Flying Eagles Qualify for WAFU B Semis, Held By BFaso

*THE SUN*

Road to 2023: Northern aspirants intensify campaign for APC ticket

2023: More questions on Jonathans presidential ambition

FG insists Malami, Amaechi, Emefiele, Ngige must resign

2023: Im a bridge, I can do it, Saraki tells Nigerians

2023: Im not a betrayal, Kalu replies Clark

Plateau APC group warns against imposition

2023: US based Nigerian picks LPs N30m presidential nomination forms

INEC to partner EFCC to check campaign finance

2023: PDP under fire for dumping zoning

DTigers, DTigress out of FIBA World Cups

Nigerians kick as Emefiele defies Buhari on resignation

FG woos investors to revamp Calabar, Kano Free Trade Zones

Nigerias e-payment transactions grew by N330tr in 2021 CBN

Scarcity: Weve paid N58bn bridging claims to oil marketers, says FG

FCMB, Mastercard Foundation partner to uplift 100,000 MSMEs in Nigeria

Abdul Samad Rabiu, 48 others conferred with National Productivity Order of Merit Award

Neimeth boss calls for special fund for manufacturers

Cost of bread now beyond reach of many Africans AfDB

FG to clamp down on indiscriminate use of drones, SCA violators

AFC unveils $2bn COVID-19 recovery facility for Africa

How I was abducted, released with N1,500 Ekweremadu

Mob kills student over alleged blasphemy in Sokoto

Ataga:Change of counsel stalls Chidinmas trial

Soldiers on rescue operation for missing officer in Taraba

Utako 6: ACourt asked to set aside conviction of Igbo traders

Navy boosts NDLEAs marine operations with boats, others

Hoodlums attack APC Ondo Assembly aspirant, others

ISIS: NSA leads Nigerias delegation to Morocco

After 38 years, SSS removes Nigerian journalist from watchlist

Protesing students block highways in Ife, Nsukka

2023 Presidency, Jonathan and the Mahama mistake

A tale of the crafty old fox

South-East presidency and imperative of national unity

Presidency: When is the turn of Ndigbo

New Ebonyi market and South-Easts development agenda

On the presidential trail: Who should run and who should not

2023: Why Saraki fits the bill

2023: More questions on Jonathans presidential ambition

Russias invasion of Ukraine: Well win ongoing war Vasyliev, Ukrainian defence attach

Norths investment hub springs up

Day Igbo hosted Ganduje at Sabon-Gari

How I took Islamic music to America Wasiu Sideeq

Women scared of nightlife businesses, says Adenike Adeeko

Nollywood actor Gbenga Richards is dead

*GUARDIAN*

APC can’t win Rivers with a divided house, says Magnus Abe

ADC gives free form to female presidential aspirant, urges probe of APC aspirants

Tunji picks Oyo Assembly APC nomination forms

One dies, another injured in Lagos container accident

Ataga: Chidinma’s sister gets new counsel, rejects OPD’s legal representation

Navy boostNDLEA’s marine operations with boats, equipment

Sanwo-Olu’s wife decries drug addiction among youths

kidney transplant: Friends, family seek N9.09 million for Ogbeide

Gunmen abduct three vehicles loaded with passengers in Rivers

BRT driver hits 30-year-old man, escapes mob action in Lagos

Delta Football Association unveils FA Cup programme

Injured Flying Eagles’ Abdullahi recovers, ruled out of competition

MKO Abiola Stadium swimming pool death of 13-year-old boy

Messi is world’s highest-paid athlete, followed by Lebron James, Ronaldo

Lagos governor’s wife pledges support for grassroots golf development

Organisers promise exciting D.K Olukoya Ibile competition

Norman blasts R&A after 150th Open snub

Ukrainian 14-year-old shoots under par in opening round

Bullish rally persists as gains in Presco, others lift index further by 0.2%

Jet fuel: Between another subsidy regime and market realities

Lekki deep seaport: FG’s quest to regain transshipment hub status

ABCON seeks creation of BDC autonomous market as FX volatility continues

InfraCredit guarantees Lagos Free Zone’s N25b infrastructure bonds

Nigeria needs proper data, accountability to achieve competitive tax system

IADC tasks operators on skills retooling to improve oil production

NEPC to address export logistics challenges with domestic warehouse

NCC, FIRS inaugurate joint committee to boost revenue in telecoms sector

Regulations key to streamlining taxes, encouraging investment

Konga takes to online food delivery

Accelerate, Access Bank unveil new digital video platform

NetPOS gets NIBSS approval, converts android phone to POS terminal

Bundle Africa unveils web app for crypto accessibility

As passport issuance goes digital

Soludo’s chance to grow APGA

Playing games

Readers’ nutrients for ASUU

The north must let go in 2023

The question of university autonomy in Nigeria – Part 2

Leah Sharibu: Symbol of faith and courage

Delta 2023: Challenges of economic development

Politics, weak corporate governance undermining DFIs’ interventions

Nigeria withdraws from international basketball over NBBF crisis

Zoning: PANDEF, Ohanaeze kick, accuse PDP of treachery

Buhari begs ASUU to end strike as ZLP, 15 others threaten protest

Nine hacks to overcome fear

200-level-student beaten to death, burnt for alleged blasphemy

Remember those orphans in your neighbourhood

Why I will clinch APC’s ticket, by Tinubu

Group raises the alarm over influx of non-Nigerians into S’West

When push comes to shove in race for PDP presidential ticket

*LEADERSHIP*

Sokoto Killing: Kukah Calls For Arrest Of Perpetrators

Kaduna Councilor Arrested On His Way To Supply Terrorists With AK-47

FUTA Gets First Female Vice Chancellor

32 States, FCT Risk Flood Disasters

Current Investment Trends

Investment Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make, According to Experts

ISLAM COLUMN: Umrah Pilgrims Are Gone

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

Giant strides in women league must impact on Falcons

Tinubu woos Kaduna delegates, as El-Rufai promises support

2023: Keep a date with destiny on May 29, says Hafsat Abiola

ZLP to Buhari: Sack appointees who refuses to resign

Presidency: Clark, others betrayed South East, says Kalu

2023: I’m in presidential race to rescue Nigeria ‘Saraki

APC TO ASPIRANTS: Resign or forfeit nomination fees

2023: Southern PDP presidential aspirants jostle for VP slot

Remittance: Nigeria tops sub-Sahara Africa with $19.2bn

Consider students’ plight, call off strike, Buhari appeals to ASUU

PANDEF knocks PDP for jettisoning zoning

Systemic failure, poor leadership bane of Nigeria’s devt ‘Ohuabunwa

Naira falls to record N596/$1 at parallel market

13% derivation: Oil producing states share 474.676bn

LCCI warns FG over rising debt-to-revenue ratio

FCCPC cautions manufacturers over arbitrary price increment

Fintech start-up emerges winner of U.S. tech pitch competition

Nigeria moves to conduct agric census

NiMet: Flash floods, droughts increase SSA’s food insecurity

Lawmaker lauds Buhari on border reopening, agric devt

Julius Berger AFP wins awards

Bulls sustain grip on equities with N43bn gain

When Reps convened special session against terrorism

APC is on a mission to rescue Abia ‘Emenike

Why I’m the best for Ogun West ‘Akinlade

JUST IN: Ronaldo wins EPL’s Player of the Month

Guardiola hails ‘beyond perfect’ De Bruyne

Ukraine return to action with win against Gladbach

Chiellini to leave Juve end of season

Messi tops Forbes’ highest-paid athletes list

La Liga: Atletico seal UCL qualification after win over Elche

Inter beat Juve after extra time to win Italian Cup

*BLUE PRINT*

Emefiele’s foray into politics won’t compromise integrity of election materials ‘ INEC

Global coalition moves against ISIS, NSA Monguno seeks collaboration

2023 presidency: Lady aspirant pledges to tackle insecurity through technology

Treat Sokoto student’s killers as criminals, Kukah tells authorities

2023: AGF, INEC honour court summons in Emefiele’s suit, PDP in

CBN reiterates commitment to youth development as 2022 tennis tourney serves off

Amidst unending crisis,FG suspends basketball from international competitions

17,727 victims of trafficking rescued, rehabilitated in 19 years ‘ NAPTIPboss

Presidency: ‘DSS didn’t call for tenure elongation

Court jails 2 internet fraudsters in Calabar

NDE trains 80 Enugu women on tie/dye, bead making, perfumery

SGF inspects NCPC Pilgrims Heritage Camp House

COVID-19: Kogi trains recovery committees, others on restoration of values

NPHCDA chief wins National Productivity Order of Merit Award

Mob set female student ablaze in Sokoto over alleged blasphemy

CHEDI distributes 100 grinding machines to FCT, Nasarawa women

Nasarawa APC secretary accused of planned defection to NNPP

2023: Tinubu upbeat as Kaduna delegates assure of block votes

Gas explosion claims one, scores injured in Kogi

NDDC committed to safety, security of staff ‘ Director

EFCC arraigns fake CSO to the president over N200m fraud

NDE trains 130 Jigawa women on organic products

Uzodimma impressing Imolites with projects ‘ Assembly aspirant

2023: Leaders pushing Nigerians to be criminals ‘ Gumi

Ex- communications minister Olawale Ige dies at 84

Female rescued as container crushes one in Lagos

Family, friends thumb up MEMMCOL CEO @ 60, urge peace, patriotism

Postcode digitalization: NIPOST, NPC sign MoU

*TRIBUNE*

WAYC honours Rotary Assistant District Governor with Nelson Mandela leadership award

2023: Reject Buhari’s continuity of failure, Diaspora youth group urges Nigerians

Shipping now primary concern for African, Nigerian merchants ‘ SHiip co-founders

Ending GBV in Kwara, Nigeria requires collective efforts ‘ Hussain

Why Adesina is a force to reckon with ‘ Group

Nigerians anxious about my position can have heart attacks ‘ Emefiele

What happened to Lukaku

The Real Madrid mystique

Tunji, ex-Special Adviser, picks Oyo House of Assembly expression of interest, nomination forms

The future of audio in Africa is young, bold and online

RevolutionPlus celebrates eight years, reiterates commitment to affordable housing

Race to finale! Who emerges Nigerian Idol’s final 2 on Sunday

Yemi Alade and Denrele Edun shut down the runway at the first-ever AMVCA fashion show

Amstel Malta takes centre stage at AMVCA opening gala

Kenya’s Jacktone Alufwani wins inaugural AMVCA digital content creators’ competition

Triple Win! Obinna Omeruo, Sophie Chamberlain and Felix Asuquo win ‘Design For The Stars’ competition at first-ever AMVCA runway show

Odusanwo wins Tourism Personality of the Year Award

SGF inspects NCPC pilgrims’ heritage camp house

ATM 2022: ‘Welcome to the World’ wins $500,000 inaugural ATM Draper-Aladdin startup competition

Different times passengers with no flying experience landed aircraft

Local stock market maintains bullish trend as investors earn N42.8bn

Managed power services next big thing in the power sector ‘ Schneider Electric

*SPORTS*

175 Swimmers Battle for Honours at Zenith Bank Meet at Ikoyi Club – Thisday

2022 Arizona Cardinals Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

2022 Baltimore Ravens Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

2022 CBN Senior Tennis Tourney Serves-off in Abuja – Thisday

2022 Cincinnati Bengals Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

2022 Denver Broncos Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

2022 Houston Texans Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

2022 Indianapolis Colts Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

2022 Jacksonville Jaguars Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

2022 Los Angeles Chargers Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

2022 Miami Dolphins Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

2022 Minnesota Vikings Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info – Bleacher Report

76ers’ James Harden on Two 2nd-Half Shots in Game 6: ‘The Ball Didn’t Get Back to Me – Bleacher Report

After Another Playoff No-show from James Harden, Brutal Questions Loom for 76ers – Bleacher Report

Amidst unending crisis,FG suspends basketball from international competitions – Blueprint

Ancelotti calls on Madrid players to maintain ‘intensity’ in finals weeks of the season – Yahoo

Antonio Conte rubs salt into Mikel Arteta’s wounds with taunts over referee complaints – Yahoo

Antonio Conte urges Mikel Arteta to stop complaining and focus on Arsenal – Yahoo

Arsenal’s UCL Qualification On Hold After Heavy Defeat At Tottenham Hotspur – Complete Sports

Arsenal, United target Osimhen hints at Napoli stay – Punch

Arteta fumes at derby refereeing: ‘If I say what I think, I’ll be suspended for six months – Yahoo

Aston Villa seal Barcelona’s Coutinho permanent deal – Punch

Benzema equals Raul record, scores 323rd goal for Real Madrid – Punch

Brendon McCullum took England job for challenge of improving ‘rock bottom’ team – Yahoo

Buhari Withdraws DTigers, DTigress from Global Basketball for Two Years – Thisday

CAF Confirms Godswill Akpabio Int’l Stadium Uyo will wost 2022 Confederation Cup Final – Peoples Daily

Chiellini to leave Juve end of season – New Telegraph

Colombia’s Sebastian Munoz leads by four strokes after first round of AT&T Byron Nelson – Yahoo

Conte tells Arteta to stop complaining after Holding red in Arsenal defeat – Yahoo

Conte-ism conjures performative suffering to leave 10-man Arsenal lost – Yahoo

Conte: Arteta complains a lot – he should focus on Arsenal – Yahoo

Coutinho Joins Aston Villa on Permanent Deal – Thisday

D’Tigress out of FIBA World Cup – Punch

Darkness Eclipses Nigerian Basketball Following Withdrawal From International Competitions – Daily Independent

Delta Football Association unveils FA Cup programme – Guardian

Derby king Kane keeps his head as Arsenal lose theirs at critical stage in top-four race – Yahoo

Dikko Keeps Mum On NFF’s Elections – Daily Independent

Doc Rivers on Future as 76ers Head Coach: ‘I Don’t Worry About My Job – Bleacher Report

Doc Rivers Says 76ers Aren’t Going to ‘Tear It Apart’ After 2nd-Round Loss to Heat – Bleacher Report

DTigers, DTigress out of FIBA World Cups – The Sun

Eagles striker Umar set to guide Almeria to LaLiga – Punch

Eleven minutes of madness that might undo a season of progress for Arsenal – Yahoo

FA Cup final and Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend – Yahoo

Fashanu backs Iwobi to help Everton survive – Punch

Flying Eagles Qualify for WAFU B Semis, Held By BFaso – Thisday

Former Jacksonville Jaguars kicker sues team, alleges former coach Urban Meyer created hostile work environment – CNN

Four-star De Bruyne Destroys Wolves as City Move Three Points Clear – Thisday

FULL LIST: Messi named Forbes 2022 best-paid athlete ahead of Lebron James, Ronaldo – The Cable

Guardiola hails ‘beyond perfect’ De Bruyne – New Telegraph

Harry Kane double sees off 10-man Arsenal to boost Spurs’ top-four chances – Yahoo

Heat’s Jimmy Butler on 76ers’ Joel Embiid: ‘I Still Wish I Was on His Team – Bleacher Report

Impact Wrestling Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from May 12 – Bleacher Report

Injured Flying Eagles’ Abdullahi recovers, ruled out of competition – Guardian

Injury worries mount for Rafael Nadal as foot problem ends Italian Open hopes – Yahoo

Inter beat Juve after extra time to win Italian Cup – New Telegraph

Italian Open: Shapovalov beats Nadal in third round – Punch

Italian Open: Stefanos Tsitsipas set for quarter-final date with Jannik Sinner – Yahoo

James Harden Says He’s Returning to 76ers After Playoff Loss: ‘I’ll Be Here – Bleacher Report

James Harden Slammed by Fans for Lazy Effort in 76ers’ Season-Ending Loss to Heat – Bleacher Report

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