Headlines From Top Nigerian Newspapers; Wednesday 5 May

News headlines

Below are some headlines from top Nigerian newspapers for today Wednesday 5th of May, 2021;

The Guardian

Plans to overthrow Buhari abound, presidency alleges

Governor Diri cautions against politicising nation’s security.
Reps seek review of modular refinery licenses granted local firms

Naira abusers risk six months jail, CBN warns

Investors gain N418b in April as experts seek investments in agro, ICT

‘Over 1,200 Owerri inmates still at large

Villarreal stand in way of Arsenal v Man Utd Europa League showdown

Macron negotiates politically charged Napoleon commemoration


Parents of 29 college students still in kidnappers’ den protest at National Assembly

Insecurity worsening despite N10.02tn six-year security vote – BudgIT

Ahmed appears before Senate, says Army got N1tn in two years

No document on N7.5bn withdrawal, says finance ministry

Senate asks Customs to return rice, cash seized in Ibadan markets

Reps set to increase Appeal Court justices to 150

Reps probe ticket racketeering on Abuja–Kaduna train route

Ndume cries out, alleges Boko Haram regrouping in North-East

Security agencies’ll advise NYSC on corpers’ placement –DG

CBN should pay N100m Greenfield students’ ransom before it’s too late – Gumi

ACF, Ohanaeze, PDP slam Buhari as Presidency alleges coup plot

Sit-at-home now holds May 31, says IPOB

Subscribers insist on Pantami’s resignation despite NIN-SIM linkage extension

Cash crunch: Ekiti suspends minimum wage adjustment, stops grants

Lagos Assembly suspends three LG chairmen for flouting guidelines

One cop killed as gunmen attack police team in Delta

Ondo to repatriate 137 illegal forest occupants arrested by Amotekun

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Kano Hisbah sacks official found in hotel room with housewife

52-year-old Ogun man arrested for defiling daughters, neighbour’s niece

Slain jobseeker: Mob vandalises Akwa Ibom alleged serial rapist’s house, ‘arrests’ father

DDP indicts Baba Ijesha of sexual offences, recommends prosecution



The Nation
Religious, former political leaders plotting to ‘overthrow’ Buhari – Presidency

National Security Council meeting continues

Army got N1.08tr in 28 months, Finance minister tells Senate

FG commences payment of resident doctors salary arrears May 7

Major shakeup as IGP redeploys Imo CP, five others

Another strike looms in varsities, SSANU warns

Herder-farmer crisis could escalate if NLTP fails – ICG

Crude oil price hits $68.52/barrel

First Bank loses N13.2 billion to bad loans in Q1

CAN slams govt, NSCIA seeks deeper probe

APC has beaten PDP’s 16-year achievements, Yahaya Bello boasts

Lagos CP orders arrest of 13 leaders over Mile 12 crisis

We’re investigating why hunters killed elephant – Ogun

Herders evicted from Ondo forest, Kwara village

Rainstorm destroys 50 houses in Plateau communities

Alleged molestation: Baba Ijesha to face five-charge trial

Five-year scholarship for Abia man who built electrical sub-station



Kidnappers release one Greenfield varsity student, 16 remaining

Abducted students: Allow more time for negotiation, parents plead with bandits

FG/Microsoft partnership to equip 5m Nigerians with digital skills in 3 Years — Osinbajo

Reps move to halt capital flight in Nigeria

Malami welcomes ECOWAS Court judgment dismissing SERAP’s case against FG

30% of women, girls experience sexual abuse in Nigeria — Tallen

Kidnapping, banditry not federal offences – FG replies PDP

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Disregard invitation to submit CVs for appointment, SGF tells Nigerians

EFCC arrests four suspected internet fraudsters in Benue

ICPC warns against project duplication

NSCDC, Police stop Fulani herdsmen from entering 2 Kwara LGAs

Insecurity: NANS threatens to shut down the country

2021 budget contains 316 duplicated projects worth N39.5bn — BudgIT

NGX resumes May with N17bn loss

58,222 Lagos residents test positive for COVID-19 so far — Prof Abayomi

PIB: Bayelsa govt seeks closer working relationship with elders

Sokoto records 426 GBV cases, as stakeholders decry delay in prosecution

Suspected sponsor of unknown gunmen arrested in Imo

Gunmen abduct Miyetti Allah’s Chairman in Kogi


Promote yourself, but do not demote another. – Yisroel Salanter

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Compiled by Joe Agbro Jr. (@joeagbro)

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