Headlines From Top Nigerian Newspapers; Friday 7 May

Nigerian newspapers

Below are some headlines from top Nigerian newspapers for today Friday 7th of May, 2021;

 

The Guardian

Rumours of bandits attacks unsettle Abuja

Cautious optimism as contractor takes over PH refinery for $1.5b rehab

Government plans portal for sale of houses to Nigerians
Osinbajo canvasses improved collaboration for service delivery

Poor non-oil export undermining Nigeria’s trade balance, say stakeholders

Lagos government spends N20b on Imota Rice Mil
Why President ordered revocation of Addax’s oil assets, by Sylva
Detained chiefs will be released soon, Edo deputy government assures

Punch
Boko Haram invasion plot: Anxiety in FCT, heavy security at NNPC, Army barracks, others

Buhari decorates service chiefs

$1.5bn Port Harcourt refinery repairs begin, project gets 44-month timeline

Senate demands supplementary budget for military hardware

Reps summon NNPC, CBN, FIRS, EFCC, probe illicit financial flows

Probe begins Monday as FG suspends NPA managing director, Bala-Usman

IPOB interview: NBC fines Channels TV, Inspiration FM N5m each

Bishop declares fasting, prayer after Mbaka supporters’ attack

Efforts ongoing to revive Nigeria’s steel industry – Onu

Lagos Commodities Exchange to begin gold trading

Kwara working with Lagos on N10bn rice production – AbdulRazaq

We were ready to lose students in planned bandits’ bombardment – El-Rufai

Ortom okays arms-bearing vigilantes for Benue

Cash crunch: States bleeding, in bad situation, says Umahi

Monarchs must get permission before accommodating settlers – Akeredolu

Gunmen kill three policemen in fresh Anambra, Ebonyi attacks

Lekki Port reaches 50% of breakwater’s construction

Three shot as robbers attack bullion van in Ondo

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SS2 girl missing in Abuja school after permission to fix uniform

Lagos trains 12,574 residents to boost agric production

Gunmen kill policeman, abduct another, couple, other in Ogun

(www.punchng.com)

 

The Nation
Buhari: release 16 Greenfield varsity students

NIN registration crucial to winning war against insecurity, says Buhari

Buhari, Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Jonathan, others condole with Pastor Adeboye over son’s death

Abaribe should be in prison for failing to produce IPOB leader Kanu, says Wase

Reps stop probe of arms purchase

Presidency suspends NPA MD, Hadiza Bala-Usman

Buhari approves panel to probe NPA MD Hadiza Usman

JUSUN, PASAN strike to end soon – FG

NOA tells government officials, tradition leaders to understand FoI

Heavy flooding expected in Lagos, Rivers, Delta, Kano, 24 others

66 per cent NECO candidates pass five credits in 2020 SSCE external results

Greenfield varsity students will be released soon – Gumi

Sanwo-Olu, Oyetola, Abiodun, Wike, Bello commiserate with RCCG General Overseer

53 herders on transit intercepted in Kaduna

FG doesn’t care if dead bodies litter streets – Wike

Failure of past leaders caused insecurity – Umahi

Our investment in education yielding positive results – Sanwo-Olu

Abia Govt. confirms abduction of ABSU students

Policeman dead as gunmen attack another station in Ebonyi

Mbaka: Enugu Catholic Diocese declares prayers over desecration of holy altar

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Vanguard
Reps may summon Buhari over alleged oil licensing fraud

CBN extends Naira-4-Dollar scheme indefinitely

NCC warns Telecom consumers against sharing cell phone, NIN, SIM

Arms purchase probe: Reps sack committee, 11 others

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Emefiele vows to resist maize importation, urges youths to embrace agric

EU pushed to debate Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver after US U-turn

Jersey fishing row: EU accuses Britain of not respecting trade deal

Insecurity: ECOWAS rolls out guidelines to mainstream peace and security

NYSC inaugurates maiden edition of D-G’s CDS award

FCTA reiterates commitment to safety of schools, students

It’s time for total war on terror — Atiku

Time is up for bandits, hoodlums’ sponsors in Imo — Uzodimma vows

Lagos Assembly to establish research legislative institute

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

Lagos expends N20bn on Imota Rice Mill ― Commissioner

Kano approves new minimum wage for own varsities’ staff

Open defecation: Water Resources Ministry, NOA sensitise stakeholders in Nasarawa

Gunmen abduct unspecified number of Abia varsity students

Apapa gridlock: Contractor abandons palliative work at Mile 2

(www.vanguardngr.com)

Every new day begins with possibilities. It’s up to us to fill it with the things that move us toward progress and peace. – Ronald Reagan

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Compiled by Joe Agbro Jr. (@joeagbro)

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