NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY 6TH MAY, 2021

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LAGOSTIMES NIGERIA BRINGS YOU NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY 6TH MAY, 2021.

*PUNCH*

Boko Haram killed five soldiers, 25 others in Borno attacks Sources

Coup scare: Stop issuing statements, do your job, NEF charges Buhari

Cash crunch: Labour draws battle lines, warns against salary slash

Govt approach wrong, ransom payment wont end kidnapping Obasanjo

El-Rufai receives 27 freed Kaduna college students, two missing

Nigeria is sleepwalking into war

Division emerges in APC as Adeyeye attacks Fayemi over members suspension

Imo attacks sponsored, about 2023 elections Uzodinma

Tackle poverty to end insecurity, Olawepo-Hashim urges FG

Senator demands drastic action against Buhari regime

Army failed to tackle insecurity despite N1tn allocation Security experts

Boko Haram attack plot on National Assembly, VIP locations causes scare

Crude nears $70, raises fear of federation account depletion

Nigeria nears 5G deployment as NCC, NigComSat sign MoU

Police reduced to Boys Scout, need reformation CSO

Investors to raise N102.75bn for national carrier FG

Well rescue Nigerian students trapped in Volcanic Caribbean Island

Foreign Direct Investment declined by $30m in January CBN

Nigerian firms to support Liberia on port development

All airports to be free trade zones, says govt

Crisis looms in National Assembly, APC caucus denounce anti-Buhari move

Transcorp Hotels projects 67.49% revenue growth in 2021

Stocks shed N190bn as Stanbic, 21 others record losses

Crypto-fiat exchange ATMs rise to 19,000 globally

NPFL clubs in race to meet CAF deadline

Athletes unhappy over dissolution of federations ‘ Onye

Federations dissolution pointer Nigeria not ready for Olympics ‘ Dalung

Arsenal keen on Onuachu

World Cup qualifiers: Edo, Delta battle to host Eagles matches

Hoopers bank on D’Tigers star at BAL

Nadal cruises into Madrid last 16, Barty faces Badosa

Champions League leading scorers after semi-final matches

Bayern’s Flick favourite to be Germany’s next coach ‘ Report

UPDATED: Chelsea beat Real Madrid to reach Champions League final

State anti-corruption laws, welcome

Gunmen abducted hospital owner to treat wounded colleagues Police

30 Kwara students taking exams arrested for Internet fraud

Ogun man wanted for killing cop, stabs mother-in-law to death

Destitute, hoodlums turn Pen Cinema Bridge into abode

26-year-old man arrested for cloning EFCC emails to defraud victims

Ogun residents protest as gunmen abduct driver, three passengers

Octogenarian drug dealer, granddaughter nabbed, Marwa seeks action against cartels

Gun recovered as man threatens to kill worshipper in Lagos mosque

Baba Ijesha: What Yoruba Nollywood owes us

Abuja trees are invaluable too

World Press Freedom Day and other matters

Mbaka resurfaces, protesting youths attack Enugu bishops house

Revenge-seeking cultists attack OPC men in Ondo, six killed

Delta police demanding bribe to find missing girl Sister

Akwa Ibom govs wife leads protest over slain jobseeker

If a producer demands sex, call him out Don Jazzy

*VANGUARD*

EndSARS: Lagos supports businesses with N940m

Strike: Resident doctors to get payment of arrears from Friday ‘ FG

Italian Trade Agency woos Nigerian agric produce exporters

My Bishop ordered me to leave adoration ground for 30 days ‘ Mbaka

I was detained because of Nnamdi Kanu ‘ Fr Mbaka

NIMASA collaborates with Navy on training, accreditation

How EFCC arrested 30 suspected ‘Yahoo Boys

FG to set up police special unit for Niger Delta soon ‘ Akpabio

Updated: Baba Ijesha to face sexual assault, defilement charges

Arms purchase probe: Reps sack committee, 11 others

Insecurity: Ondo Govt gives commercial drivers 3 months to register

FEC approves N6.2bn for execution of power projects

Delta govt committed to sustainable tourism devt ‘ Commissioner

Man in police net over gun possession, threat to life

2023: APC groups reunite, vows to reclaim Oyo

PDP urges FG to intervene, restore peace in Imo

Osinbajo has clear grasp of Nigeria’s challenges ‘ Gbenga Daniel

Terror Attacks: PDP expresses solidarity with Gov Ortom, Benue people

Tambuwal, Okowa, Ugwuanyi visit Ayade over threat to defect from PDP

Insecurity: Address Nigerians in your own voice, PDP dares Buhari

Imo: Don’t witch-hunt politicians over insecurity ‘ Secondus warns Uzodinma

Bears dominate trading on NGX, capitalisation down by N193bn

Kogi not safe, stop politicking security issues ‘ Activist tackles Yahaya Bello

Breaking: FG moves to deploy 5G Technology

Breaking: It’s Man City vs Chelsea in all-English Champions League final

Cancel the Super Tucano deal now

Olusegun Ogunsanya: A telecoms luminary gets a big continental call

Systemic failure killing Nigerian Polytechnics, says Presidential Panel

Insecurity: NANS threatens to shut down the country

Malaria: Improper use of nets worrisome ‘ Mrs Oyetola

WHO issues recommendation on maximum salt levels in foods

UNICAL security apprehends suspected cultists with hard drugs on campus

*THE NATION*

Ransom payment encourages banditry, abductions, says Obasanjo

Labour rejects move by Fed Govt to cut salaries

Protest over my disappearance saved me, says Mbaka

Governors pressurise Ayade to remain in PDP

Soured affair, sour grapes

Excitement as UDUS wears new look

Panel calls for memorandum at FCE (Tech) Akoka

UPDATED: Kidnappers free 27 Kaduna Forestry students

Stop building expensive estates with workers money, NLC tells FMBN

How to increase Nigerias maize productivity, by experts

Free electricity meters distribution coming

Telcos should stop indiscriminate digging

National carrier: Investors shop for $250m

Lagos disburses N940m to small businesses

Nigeria loses $70m to illegal fishing

Govt to deduct from tax defaulters bank accounts, assets

Why Fed Govt should prioritise power supply, by Elumelu

Transcorp Hotels to invest in new businesses

*THISDAY*

Youssef: CBNs Concerns about Cryptocurrency Legitimate

UK to Support Nigerian Female Tech Entrepreneurs

Report: Ransomware Recovery Cost Hits $1.85m Yearly

Engineers Advise on Healthy Living

Lagos to Bridge Digital Divide with Innovative Technologies

Expert Decries Dearth of Indigenous Computer Manufacturing Firms

Kaspersky to Strengthen West African Footprint

HP Launches Z2 Desktop

As FG Connects Lagos to Digital Television Broadcasting

Mastercard Foundation, Data Science Launch Audio e-Learning Platform

Stakeholders Restate Commitment to Support Girls in ICT

HP Extends Partner Program to Global Retailers

MTN Nigeria Adopts Remita for Improved Post-paid Transactions

Transcorp Hotels Unveils Strategies to Boost Operations

Asharami Energy Promotes Responsible Engineering

Julius Berger Q1 Profit Rises to N2.8bn

Access Completes Acquisition of SAfrican Bank

24 Unity Schools Qualify for National Robotics Championship

Tinubu Group Tells Buni to Place Fayemi on Watchlist of Disloyal…

Cry (for) the Nigerian Passport

Lagos SWAN Makes Case for Members in Association Boards

PSG Regret Mbappe Absence in Latest Champions League Exit

NPFL: Enyimba, IfeanyiUbah in Four-goal Thriller

Pinnick Leads Drive for Billion-dollar Infrastructural Lifeline for African Football

Oshoala Suffers Another Injury Blow

Crawford Appeals for Reversal of Dissolution of NRFF Board

Its Chelsea, Man City All-English Champions League Final!

Mourinho Named Roma Boss From Next Season

LaLiga Launches Virus Probe after Messis Barca Party

Mahrez Double Sends Man City into UCL Final

Assessing COVID-19 Management in FCT

Arise Monalisa Foundation Raises Awareness on Lupus

Malnutrition: 10 Zamfara LGs Benefit from UNICEF, USAID Nutrition Supplements

Dexa Medica Launches Herbal Cough Syrup in Nigeria

SICKLE CELL DISEASE AND INFERTILITY (PART 3)

*THE SUN*

Ebubeagu: PDP accuses Ebonyi gov of jumping gun

2023 presidency: Why APC should discard zoning ‘ex-lawmaker, Aminu Jaji

Nigeria may collapse on all of us ‘Pat Utomi

APC senators defend Buhari, say he’s in charge

PDP charges Buhari to address Nigerians over rising insecurity

Presidency has capitulated to terrorists ‘PDP

Anambra 2021: Ozigbo vows industrial revolution, purchases Innoson vehicle for campaign

2023:Oyo APC splinter groups close ranks

Lagos SWAN strengthens ties with LSSC

NSF: Delta debunks allegations of use of mercenaries

2020/2021 performance ranking: Iheanacho floors CR7, Neymar

2022 World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria, Liberia match faces postponement

Motsepe keen on football devt in Africa ‘Pinnick

Delta dismisses claims it used ‘mercenaries’ in national sports festival

N51bn pension fund: Diversification of investments vital to boost yield ‘PenOp

FCT, NAICOM to commence enforcement of compulsory insurance

Allianz acquires 66% stake in Jubilee General Insurance, Kenya

Nigeria’s debt profile, servicing worrisome

FG ready to deploy 5G technology

Power: Delay in TCN Board inauguration sparks controversy

We’ll partner NNPC to ensure free flow of petroleum products ‘Ikpeazu

Buharill fix security challenge APC govs

FG woos banks to invest in Nigerian film industry

Arrest, interrogate Gumi now, Fani-Kayode tells FG

Corporate re-organisation: We’re engaging with CBN, NGX ‘ GT Bank

Imo prison attack: 1,200 inmates still at large NCS

FIRS threatens to deduct tax from defaulters’ bank accounts

Security concerns heighten as Illegal miners invade Edo communities

Benue sets up committee to check kidnappings in schools

Woman, 80, granddaughter, 2 others arrested with 192kg cocaine in Ondo

6 die as OPC, cultists clash in Ondo

Masterminds of kidnapped 26 FRSC officers nabbed in Nasarawa

Runsewe: Plaudits and endorsements across board

Gunmen kill 2, abduct others, burn church in Kaduna

Uzodimma names Prof. Dozie, VC, Kingsley Mbadiwe University

One man’s junk: If we could stop to look

Time to liberate local government councils

Political blackmail by any other name

When to restore hope

El-Rufai: Between yesterday and today’s realities

Nigeria, a deliberate sabotage

Conquer your depression!

Sanitising society through traffic laws

Baba Ijesha and the limit of jokes

Salvaging the economy

El-Rufai and his crucifiers

*GUARDIAN*

Chelsea dominate Real Madrid to set up all-English Champions League final

Arsenal’s Aubameyang reveals full extent of malaria scare

Solskjaer pleads with Man Utd fans for ‘civilised’ protests after Old Trafford mayhem

Swiss court removes prosecutor investigating Infantino

Guardiola exorcises Champions League demons to lead Man City to first final

PSG regret Mbappe absence and loss of discipline in latest Champions League exit

Arteta urges Arsenal to take ‘biggest step forward’ and reach Europa final

Infantino urges restraint in punishing Super League clubs

Anambra governorship hopeful, Onyemelukwe pledges selfless service

Switzerland’s Covid death toll passes 10,000

Canada authorizes Pfizer Covid vaccine for kids age 12 and up

Blinken heads to Ukraine following tensions with Russia

Mourners gather for tribute to South Africa’s late Zulu regent queen

Ousted Myanmar lawmakers announce ‘people’s defence force

$1.6 billion Lekki deep sea port reaches 50% completion

Lagos warns telcos against illegal digging of land

Julius Berger posts N71.2b turnover, N3.4b PBT in Q1

NIMASA to partner navy on professionalism

SON raises concern over sub-standard steel materials

LCCI, NEXIM Bank seek policies to grow non-oil exports

Sell-off in Stanbic IBTC, others trigger loss in equities market

Shareholders commend Union Bank’s profitability, approve dividend

NIEEE tasks Nigerians on safety, better working environment

Leveraging emergency communication centres in security management

DSO may trigger $350m advertising revenue in Lagos

A4AI sees electricity as precondition for connectivity

Nigeria is policy ready for 4IR, but infrastructure gap is huge

Experts warn firms on cyber protection against attack

MainOne expands global cloud services in West Africa

24 Unity Schools for national robotics championship

Stakeholders push for increased female participation in STEM training

Bank, LSEFT partner on entrepreneurship development

Financial literacy, impetus for entrepreneurial development

Sanwo-Olu restates commitment to workers’ welfare

FG trains 1,367 civil servants

ILO tackles child labour in Africa

Youth council honours Waheed-Adekojo as African icon

Institute inducts294 new members

Surendran replaces Ogunsanya as CEO of Airtel Nigeria

Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 28

NSITF tasks employees on safety measures at workplace

Why Nigeria project is jinxed

Nigeria: Imprisoned in the past

Situation report – Part 3

A country that is bleeding – Part 2

Exercise makes vaccines more effective

Erin jogun ola and the value of a legacy

The magic of love

The only way to tackle insecurity

As Lagos lifts water transportation

*DAILY TIMES*

Progressive Govs felicitate with Lalong at 58

Insecurity: Dont witch-hunt politicians Secondus warns Uzodinma

Systemic Failure Killing Nigerian Polys, Says Presidential Panel

NAF Aircraft eliminate a congregation of bandits in Birnin Gwari

Buhari ministers statement confirms Presidency has surrender to terrorists PDP

Chief Bode George: I will tear my passport if Tinubu Becomes President in 2023

Obasanjo opposes secession, ransom payment

Accusations, counter accusations as 29 abducted Afaka students regain freedom

Nigerian military got maximum budget allocation Finance Minister

APC Senators tackle opposition, insist Buhari in charge of govt

Two killed, many injured, others kidnapped as bandits attack 2 churches in Kaduna

Reps to FG: Commence N10 billion IDP intervention to distressed states

Nigerians in South Africa protest against delay, high cost of passport processing

My daughters inspired Zanzeespabeautynstyle brand Salami Bolatito, CEO

Bandits release 27 Kaduna forestry college students

Solskjaer pleads with Man Utd fans for civilised protests after Old Trafford mayhem

Nigerian workers to earn more as FG seeks pay parity

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

IMT Rector Warns Against Cultism, Malpractices

Delta Building Infrastructure For Sustainable Tourism Development ‘ Ejiofor

Osinbajo Has Clear Grasp Of Nigeria’s Challenges ‘ Daniel

PTI Flags Off Computer Competency Training For Urhobo Youths

Alleged Plot To Unseat Presidency: Don’t Torment Nigerians Further ‘ Lawyers

80yr-Old Grandma, Granddaughter, Others Arrested For Sale Of Cocaine, Heroin, Tramadol

N6.2bn For Electricity Projects Scales FEC Approval

OBJ, IBB, Abdulsalami Also Complaining About Nigeria’s Flawed System ‘ Bode George

Obasanjo condemns call for Nigeria’s disintegration

Senate Wants Ag. I-G Investigate Alleged Human Rights Violation In Taraba

Protest: Corruption Fighting Back At Nasarawa Poly ‘ SUG

FG To Reform River Basin Dev To Boost Revenue

Fast Track Agbara-Badagry Expressway Construction ‘ Residents Urge FG

NCC, NIGCOMSAT Sign MoU On Deployment Of 5G Network Services

Grobank Officially Now Access Bank South Africa

Why Road Construction Is Costly In Bayelsa- Works Commissioner

Insecurity: Eze Akujobi Sues For Calm, Says IPOB, ESN Not Behind Attacks

Katsina Market Fire Disaster: Civil Servants, Political Appointees To Contribute- Masari

Mbaka Returns To Bishop House, Address Protesters

Health Minister Opposes Planned Sickle Cell Agency Establishment

Kidnappings: I Have Fortified Myself Like A Warrior- Oba Adedeji

LASG Introduces Volunteer Mentorship Programme

INEC Creates 1,235 Polling Units In Imo

FRSC Mobile Court Convicts 31 Persons In Edo

Dangote Truck Crushes DELSU Final Year Student, Two Others To Death In Delta

Redeemed Church School In Yobe Gutted By Fire

Police Task Ogun Residents On Security Consciousness

Medical Doctor Writes About The Consequences Of Not Getting Enough Sleep

TCN To Boost Power Supply To 10 LGAs In Kano State

Family Members Solicit For Help To Raise 100 Million Naira To Rescue Their Loved One From Kidnappers

Tension Escalates In Udu As Monarch Declares Oghior Community Strangers

Lagos Funded 50 Research, Innovation, Tech Projects In One Year ‘ Fahm

Lagos Pays 358 Retirees N1.01b

Israeli President Holds Talks In search For New Govt

Nasarawa: Anxiety As Gov Sule Plans Sacking Of Cabinet Members

Insecurity: We’ll Occupy Nigeria If Insecurity Persists, Nigerian Students Vow

NDLEA Uncovers Drugged Cakes, Cocaine In Plateau, Enugu Eateries

UN Says, 22,000 Nigerian Children Get Infected With HIV Annually

Meghan to publish children’s book based on Harry and Archie

*TRIBUNE*

LASIEC launches website ahead of council polls

Communal clashes: Senators Egwu, Abba Morro sue for peace in Benue, Ebonyi

Sachet water manufacturers commence strike in Imo

Plan by FG to slash salaries is ‘mass suicide wish’ for Nigerian workers, says NLC

Alumni call for more public private partnership in education

JPTS warns African University of Benin-Cotonu against admitting Nigerian undergraduates without transcript

Nigeria records 52 new COVID-19 infections, total now 165,273

Politics, morals and law (3)

Our concern is to produce graduates who will create wealth, says UNILAG

FUNAAB’s central laboratory worth 300 million’ ‘VC

New basic education curriculum to cater for the vulnerable ‘NERDC

After one year, you can’t challenge our decision

A media professional details his ‘grass to grace’ story

Nigeria Customs in the eye of the storm

Bill Gates took yearly beach vacations with his ex while married to Melinda

Transcorp Hotels records impressive Q1 results

Local stock market extends loss as investors lose N192.7bn

EKEDC, Ikeja Electric secure approval to spend N215.68bn in next five years

CAP PLC wins Best Performing Stocks award at NIVA

DMO opens two FG bonds for subscription

Your businesses to benefit from FG incentives, NEPC tells informal sector

Rabawa, Africa’s First Social and Video Commerce, secures $163,000 from Aptive Capital

Delta Airline to equip 300 aircraft with new high speed Wi-Fi

Ethiopian Airlines to introduce cargo operations to Enugu airport

IATA parleys UNWTO on destination tracker

FAAN praises Makinde over Ibadan airport upgrade

Arik Air reinstates flights to Maiduguri

Nigeria still a virgin market ‘ NCAA DG

Running Nigeria’s aviation sector as one man show dangerous’NUATE

United Nigeria increases frequency to Lagos, Abuja

*LEADERSHIP*

Primary Healthcare For Universal Health Coverage

Typhoid in Nigeria: Time For Aggression

INEC Converts 1,495 Voting Points To Polling Units In Adamawa

EU, UN inaugurate Maternity Waiting Homes For Pregnant Women In Sokoto

Electrical Fault, Substandard Materials Caused Katsina Market Fire

NGO Trains GBV Survivors’ Shelter Managers In Sokoto

Yobe Gov Meets Chief Of Army Staff Over Boko Haram Attack

Bauchi Lawmakers Request Gov Mohammed To Rebuild Assembly Complex, Legislative Quarters

Pantami Commissions Seven Projects To Boost Digital Economy

Nasarawa: Examining Gov Sule’s Focus On Agriculture

Those Calling For Disintegration Are Agents Of Doom ‘ Gombe Gov

Curbing The Soaring Cost Of Living

EXCLUSIVE: Abuja Schools Shut Down As Truckload Of Bandits Arrives In Border Town

Reps Demand Solution To 100, 000 Annual Sickle Cell Deaths

Troops Rescue 13 Kidnapped Victims After Gunfight

After 30 Years Of Absence, Navy Returns To Ports To Check Arms Influx

Tax Evasion: FIRS Plans Direct Deductions From Defaulters’ Bank Accounts

Unquotable Robert Clarke: Unhelpful Hysteria

Buhari Will End Insecurity, APC Govs Assure

UK To Support Nigerian Female GreenTech Entrepreneurs

Climate Change: French Embassy Urges Improved Environmental Cooperation With Nigeria

$470m Investment: Operators Lament Revocation Of 11 Marginal Field Licences

Delos Chang On How To ‘Struggle Beautifully

STI Posts N11.2bn Gross Premium

Kaduna College Students Regain Freedom After 57 Days In Captivity

Access Bank Completes Acquisition Of SA Bank

Stop Payment Of Ransom To Kidnappers, Obasanjo Tells Federal Govt

Finance Minister Backtracks, Says FG Mulling Salary Harmonisation

Champions League: Chelsea Beat Real Madrid To Set-up All English Final

CIBN Seeks NDIC’s Cooperation On Proposed Act Amendment, Others

Police Monitoring Situation As Reports Of Terrorists’ Invasion Of Abuja Surface

Nigeria Moves To Boost Ginger Export As Revenue Crosses $42m

Troops Rescue 13 Kidnapped Persons From Bandits After Gun Duel In Kaduna

AFEX Restates Commitment To Building Vibrant Commodity Market

Entrepreneur Pleads With Govt To Promote Small Businesses

Thinking About Domestic Workers

Reflections On The Communist Party Of China (CPC) At 100 Years And Implications For Party Building In Africa

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

Need to ensure sacrifices of police personnel not in vain

Don’t conduct census in 2021, Reps tell FG

Opposition playing politics with lives ‘APC Caucus

Insecurity: Buhari has handed over Nigeria to terrorists, says PDP

FEC approves N3bn, $7.4m for power transmission upgrade

NLC to FG: Workers’ salary cut amounts to ‘mass murder

Insecurity: Jonathan, Buhari paid ransom to kidnappers, bandits ‘Obasanjo

Group Life: FG moves to blacklist insolvent underwriters ‘Investigation

Enugu: Confusion as Fr. Mbaka disappears, reappears

Bandits release 27 abducted students in Kaduna

Zenith, Access banks’ interests in Atlas Mara’s assets intensify

DSS: We didn’t arrest Fr. Mbaka

Cash crunch: All eyes on FIRS, Customs

Cement: Curtailing rise in ex-factory price

Positioning Nigeria for 4th Industrial Revolution

PSI: NIPC approves tax holiday for 17 firms

SON laboratories get int’l accreditation for exports

Inflation pushes Computer Village project cost to N40bn

MAN to CBN: Extend Naira4Dollar scheme to non-oil exporters

Startups: FG seeks AfDB’s support for $500m innovation fund

Nigerians shouldn’t play politics with security issues ‘ Sule

Google opens applications for 6th Startups Accelerator programme

APC has not anointed any aspirant ‘Nnamani

Okafor hosts APGA exco, unveils agenda

Insecurity: Reps’ veiled impeachment threat

PDP lacks strength to rule Anambra ‘ Adinuba

APGA: Umeoji’s camp expresses optimism

Judicial authority: Senate seeks better funding, federal character compliance

Ondo: When Ayedatiwa held sway

Imo North: A turning point with Ibezim

Motsepe keen on football develoment in Africa ‘ Pinnick

Handball Nations Cup: Minister charges national team to make country proud

Finals of Europa League, others live on StarTimes

Lagos SWAN strengthens ties with Lagos Sports Commission

Rivers Hoopers release BAL roster

Cricket: NCF invites 40 to women’s camp

Man Utd face fixtures’ congestion as scrapped Liverpool tie now holds May 13

Chelsea set up all-English Champions League final

EPL: Fans to return for last two games

*PEOPLES DAILY*

Buhari’s opponents plotting to destabilize Nigeria -Presidency

Insecurity: Atiku seeks recall of nation’s military veterans by FG

Insecurity: Tiv youths want Ortom to collaborate with FG

EFCC nabs 4 suspected internet fraudsters in Makurdi

FG extends NIN-SIM linkage to June 30

Reps probe abuse of expatriate quota by telecommunications

Police arrest man with human head, hand in Kwara

Ticket-racketeering: House ask NRC to strengthen internal mechanism

PDP rejects FG’s setting up of Center for Control of Small Arms

Onaiyekan, others express concern over insecurity, poverty in Nigeria

*BLUEPRINT*

Elitist conspiracy fuels insecurity ‘ Chukwu

Break Nigeria, expose minorities to oppression, extermination, OBJ warns

APC Senators to minority caucus: Your plan to impeach Buhari dead on arrival

Buhari reacts to release of Forestry School students

Breaking: Chelsea outclass Real Madrid, set up all-English Champions League final vs Manchester City

How we lifted education from abyss in Taraba ‘ Ishaku

In Kaduna, troops rescue 13 kidnapped persons, gunmen kill 2

BON Hotels: Success of business amidst Covid-19 pandemic

NCC, NIGCOMSAT sign MoU that’ll facilitate 5G services

Grobank formally becomes Access Bank South Africa

Stock market sustains bearish run, loses N193bn

Yiaga Africa, NED host community organisers, young leaders on policy advocacy

Baba Ijesha: Group condemns upsurge in rape, calls for prosecution of perpetrators

Lalong represents shining light of APC politics ‘ Governors

Man arrested for killing mother-in-law in Ogun

Despite FOI Act, FG still acts like military regime ‘ Ehusani

MRA urges FG’s commitment on media workers for ease of information

Take action to improve country’s repression of media, Journalists, ActionAid tells FG, stakeholders

In Katsina, NDE trains 236 in self-reliance skills

FCTA launches investigation into viral video on Maitama hospital

NCPC boss Pam flags off intending pilgrims’ screening in Jos

Cross River Igbo to honour Ogah, others

Job creation: Delta approves 900 skills acquisition for RYSA, GEST

Ramadan: Buhari’s friends donate 30 trucks of rice to Bauchi

Edo community urges IGP to probe alleged official corruption

French Embassy holds dialogue on climate change

Senate mulls establishment of correctional services academy, others

80-year-old woman, grand-daughter, others nabbed with 192kg cocaine, heroin in Ondo

NASS ‘ll ensure return of Nigerian students trapped in Volcanic Caribbean Island ‘ Lawan

Injustice to Fulani cause of banditry in Nigeria ‘ Gov Badaru

Smile Train, FG open e-registry for cleft patients, partner on NSOANP implementation

Senate passes bill to establish Nigeria steel Varsity, 2 others

Etsu Nupe loses aide, mourns

*POLITICS*

2023 elections: Southeast politicians support Peter Obis presidential ambition -NigPilot – Nigerian Pilot

2023 elections: Southeast politicians support Peter Obis presidential ambition -NigPilot – Nigerian Pilot

2023 presidency: Why APC should discard zoning ‘ex-lawmaker, Aminu Jaji – The Sun

2023: APC groups reunite, vows to reclaim Oyo – Vanguard

2023:Oyo APC splinter groups close ranks – The Sun

230 Nigerian medical students trapped in Southern Caribbean after volcanic eruption, says consul-general – The Cable

29 abducted Afaka students regain freedom after seven weeks in captivity – The Cable

6 die as OPC, cultists clash in Ondo – The Sun

80-year-old woman, grand-daughter, others nabbed with 192kg cocaine, heroin in Ondo – Blueprint

A mom and son sobbed as they reunited at the border after 3 years apart – CNN

A student-loan forgiveness program for public-service workers has a 98% denial rate. 56 Democrats say it’s time for Biden to fix it. – Business Insider

A supportive wife’s detailed Facebook posts led investigators directly to one alleged Capitol riot attendee – Business Insider

Abuja Police arrest 5 robbery suspects recovered 2 cars -NigPilot – Nigerian Pilot

Accusations, counter accusations as 29 abducted Afaka students regain freedom – Daily Times

After 30 Years Of Absence, Navy Returns To Ports To Check Arms Influx – Leadership

American students convicted of murdering Italian police officer – CNN

Analysis: In a decision on Covid-19 vaccine patents, Joe Biden chose humanity – CNN

Analysis: Iron ore is saving Australia’s trade with China. How long can it last – CNN

Analysis: Will Donald Trump run again – CNN

Anambra 2021: Ozigbo vows industrial revolution, purchases Innoson vehicle for campaign – The Sun

Anambra governorship hopeful, Onyemelukwe pledges selfless service – Guardian

Another Nigerian Student Found Dead In United Kingdom – Sahara Reporters

APC govs celebrate Lalong at 58 -NigPilot – Nigerian Pilot

APC has not anointed any aspirant ‘Nnamani – New Telegraph

APC senators defend Buhari, say he’s in charge – The Sun

APC Senators tackle opposition, insist Buhari in charge of govt – Daily Times

APC Senators to minority caucus: Your plan to impeach Buhari dead on arrival – Blueprint

APGA: Umeoji’s camp expresses optimism – New Telegraph

Arch. Darius Dickson Ishaku -NigPilot – Nigerian Pilot

Arkansas governor said he doesn’t think it’s ‘healthy’ for GOP to consider ousting Liz Cheney over Trump criticism – Business Insider

Arms purchase probe: Reps sack committee, 11 others – Vanguard

Army failed to tackle insecurity despite N1tn allocation Security experts – Punch

Arrest, interrogate Gumi now, Fani-Kayode tells FG – The Sun

Baba Ijesha: Group condemns upsurge in rape, calls for prosecution of perpetrators – Blueprint

Bandits release 27 Kaduna forestry college students – Daily Times

Bauchi Lawmakers Request Gov Mohammed To Rebuild Assembly Complex, Legislative Quarters – Leadership

Benue sets up committee to address school attacks – The Cable

Benue sets up committee to check kidnappings in schools – The Sun

Biden administration supports waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines a big step in making vaccines more accessible to developing nations – Business Insider

Biden launches a fiery defense of his tax hikes: ‘This is about making the average multimillionaire pay just a fair share – Business Insider

Biden on the GOP’s move to oust Cheney: ‘I don’t understand the Republicans – CNN

Blinken heads to Ukraine following tensions with Russia – Guardian

Boko Haram attack plot on National Assembly, VIP locations causes scare – Punch

Boko Haram killed five soldiers, 25 others in Borno attacks Sources – Punch

BON Hotels: Success of business amidst Covid-19 pandemic – Blueprint

Break Nigeria, expose minorities to oppression, extermination, OBJ warns – Blueprint

Breaking: Chelsea outclass Real Madrid, set up all-English Champions League final vs Manchester City – Blueprint

Broadway tickets to go on sale for September reopening – BBC

Buhari ministers statement confirms Presidency has surrender to terrorists PDP – Daily Times

Buhari reacts to release of Forestry School students – Blueprint

Buhari Will End Insecurity, APC Govs Assure – Leadership

Buhari’s opponents plotting to destabilize Nigeria -Presidency – Peoples Daily

Buhari, Jonathan paid ransom but denied it, says Obasanjo – The Cable

Buharill fix security challenge APC govs – The Sun

Caitlyn Jenner’s comments about trans girls in sports was used to justify a proposed ban in Kansas. It failed anyway. – Business Insider

Canada authorizes Pfizer Covid vaccine for kids age 12 and up – Guardian

Cash crunch: Labour draws battle lines, warns against salary slash – Punch

Champions League: Chelsea Beat Real Madrid To Set-up All English Final – Leadership

Chief Bode George: I will tear my passport if Tinubu Becomes President in 2023 – Daily Times

*SPORTS*

2020/2021 performance ranking: Iheanacho floors CR7, Neymar – The Sun

2021 NFL Odds: Trey Lance, Justin Fields, Mac Jones Underdogs to Start Week 1 – Bleacher Report

2022 World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria, Liberia match faces postponement – The Sun

A look at previous European finals between English clubs – Yahoo

AEW Dynamite Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from May 5 – Bleacher Report

Alejandro Villanueva Talks Leaving Steelers to Sign Contract with Run-First Ravens – Bleacher Report

Alun Wyn Jones expected to be captain as Warren Gatland reveals his Lions squad – Yahoo

Angels’ Anthony Rendon Placed on IL with Knee Injury: MRI Shows ‘No Issues – Bleacher Report

Anthony Edwards Matches LeBron James, Kevin Durant Feat in Wolves’ Loss to Grizzlies – Bleacher Report

Arsenal keen on Onuachu – Punch

Arsenal’s Aubameyang reveals full extent of malaria scare – Guardian

Arteta urges Arsenal to take ‘biggest step forward’ and reach Europa final – Guardian

Athletes unhappy over dissolution of federations ‘ Onye – Punch

Australian cricketers scramble to leave India amid Covid-19 crisis – CNN

Bayern’s Flick favourite to be Germany’s next coach ‘ Report – Punch

Breaking: It’s Man City vs Chelsea in all-English Champions League final – Vanguard

Brett Favre doesn’t expect Aaron Rodgers to play for Packers again – Yahoo

British and Irish Lions: Wales great Alun Wyn Jones to captain squad – BBC

Cameroon star Bassogog rescues Shanghai Shenhua from defeat against Shanghai Port – Goal

Capitals, Rangers Open with Line Brawl in 1st Meeting Since Tom Wilson Incident – Bleacher Report

Champions League Final 2021: Date, Venue, Predictions for Manchester City vs. Chelsea – Bleacher Report

Champions League leading scorers after semi-final matches – Punch

Champions League Results 2021: Top Scorers, Odds After Semifinal Leg-2 Scores – Bleacher Report

Chelsea ‘should have scored five’ against Real Madrid, says Mount after Champions League semi-final win – Goal

Chelsea ‘will arrive in Istanbul to win’ Champions League, pledges Tuchel – Yahoo

Chelsea beat Real Madrid to set up UCL final against Man City – The Cable

Chelsea dominate Real Madrid to set up all-English Champions League final – Guardian

Chelsea outclass Real Madrid to reach Champions League final – Yahoo

Chelsea power past Real Madrid to set up all-English Champions League final – Yahoo

Chelsea seal all-English Champions League final showdown with Manchester City – Yahoo

Chelsea set up all-English Champions League final – New Telegraph

Chelsea Tops Real Madrid, Advances to Champions League Final vs. Manchester City – Bleacher Report

Chelsea v Real Madrid: player ratings for the semi-final second leg – Yahoo

Chelsea will go into Champions League final with positive energy, says Tuchel – Yahoo

Crawford Appeals for Reversal of Dissolution of NRFF Board – Thisday

Cricket: NCF invites 40 to women’s camp – New Telegraph

Delta dismisses claims it used ‘mercenaries’ in national sports festival – The Sun

EPL: Fans to return for last two games – New Telegraph

Federations dissolution pointer Nigeria not ready for Olympics ‘ Dalung – Punch

Finals of Europa League, others live on StarTimes – New Telegraph

From trial balloon to TV ratings hit, WNBA marks 25 years – CNN

Guardiola exorcises Champions League demons to lead Man City to first final – Guardian

Handball Nations Cup: Minister charges national team to make country proud – New Telegraph

Hardest decision ever’- Fans struggle to choose between Manchester City and Chelsea in Champions League final – Goal

Havertz and Werner deliver comic duo for Chelsea as Kant steals show – Yahoo

Hoopers bank on D’Tigers star at BAL – Punch

How Drogba and music star Mr. P celebrated Chelsea’s Champions League final berth – Goal

How Holly Bradshaw learned to stop worrying and love the pole vault – BBC

Infantino urges restraint in punishing Super League clubs – Guardian

It gives us a good feeling’ – Tuchel says Chelsea are confident ahead of facing Manchester City in Champions League final – Goal

Its Chelsea, Man City All-English Champions League Final! – Thisday

Ja Morant to Be Subject of Docuseries Reflecting on Rookie Season with Grizzlies – Bleacher Report

Jets Clinch Postseason Spot with Win vs. Flames; Latest 2021 NHL Playoff Picture – Bleacher Report

Jimbo Fisher Jokes About Nick Saban, Alabama: Texas A&M’s ‘Going to Beat His Ass – Bleacher Report

Justin Foster Rejoining Clemson After Previously Ending Career Due to COVID-19 – Bleacher Report

Kevin Love Rumors: Cavaliers Have Not Discussed Contract Buyout with Forward – Bleacher Report

Kyrie Irving, Nets Fined $35K Each for Violating NBA’s Media Access Rules – Bleacher Report

Lagos SWAN Makes Case for Members in Association Boards – Thisday

Lagos SWAN strengthens ties with Lagos Sports Commission – New Telegraph

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