Headlines From Top Nigerian Newspapers; Saturday 8 May

Nigerian Newspapers

Below are some of the headlines from top Nigerian newspapers for today Saturday, 8th May, 2021

Buhari probes N165.32bn unremitted operating surplus by NPA

Insecurity: US won’t relocate Africa Command to Nigeria, others, Pentagon replies Buhari

Insecurity: Armed criminals, rice smugglers persist despite my orders, Buhari laments

COVID-19: FG to procure 29.5 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine, releases N29.1bn

We won’t end strike until FG meets our demands –ASUP

CACOVID’s relief support hits N25bn

WHO approves China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine

Boko Haram: Visitors barred from federal secretariat, hoodlums kill cop

11 members of IPOB’s ESN killed in Imo –Army

Ex-minister Aisha Al-Hassan ‘Mama Taraba’ is dead

INEC holds federal, state constituency bye-elections June 19

Past leaders should be blamed for insecurity –Amaechi

FCT area councils can now conduct marriages –FG

Buni alleges plan to destabilise APC, discredit Buhari

Ondo panel raised N800m to fight COVID-19 –Akeredolu

Fulani will always revenge injustice, says El-Rufai

El-Rufai reaping from evil plotted against Rivers, says Wike

Ondo nurses reject 60% payment of Feb salaries in May

We didn’t bathe for 56 days in kidnappers’ den –Freed Kaduna students



The Nation
Supreme Court: Governors can’t sack elected local governments

Apex court upholds INEC’s de-registration of political parties

How we spent $1bn to acquire weapons – Defence Ministry

Malami: Highly placed Nigerians to be prosecuted soon for financing terrorism

Buhari, Atiku, Ishaku others mourn as ‘Mama Taraba’ dies at 61

Nigeria engaging Microsoft to preserve local languages — Presidency

TOKYO 2020: Nigeria’s relay team off to U.S

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Buhari should speak to Nigerians over insecurity — Melaye

Jega heads planning committee for parliamentary lecture series

Suspected Gbajabiamila impersonator arrested

IPOB alleges plots to eliminate members

APC kicks as Wike approves construction of ninth flyover, cancer centre

From Chibok, Bunu Yadi, Dapchi, Kankara, Zamfara, Kaduna to Abia, education in Nigeria is on the precipice

El-Rufai to Southeast: Threat of secession won’t give you Presidency

Failure of past leaders cause of insecurity, says Umahi

Kaduna suffering from evils El-Rufai once wished Rivers – Wike

Why we are seeking N10b, by Imo govt

Ondo monarchs risk sanction over cultism, chieftaincy disputes

Many rendered homeless as whirlwind wreaks havoc in Abia

Eight killed as operatives repel attack on Imo police station



Afaka Abduction: Police handover 27 students to college

Prominent Nigerians to face trial for terrorism financing — FG

After 2 years, Supreme Court declares dissolution of Oyo LGs illegal

This democracy must not fail — Gbajabiamila warns

Reps ask FCDA to stop demolition of Adkan Estate Police Station, FRSC office in FCT

One killed as Police arrest 49 Shiites members after violent protest in Abuja

Qatar Govt pledges support to Yobe in infrastructural development

Emefiele seeks PPP model to improve healthcare infrastructure

FG establishes 20 new marriage registries

Abductors of Greenfield varsity students have soft pedal — Sheikh Gumi

Buni denies rift with Lawan over 2023 presidency

UTME: JAMB parades 50-year-old, one other over impersonation

Kidnapping, killing now a norm in Nigeria ― Wike

Ebubeagu arrests 8 armed robbery suspects in Ebonyi

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Amotekun evicts another 137 northerners from Ondo forest

Taraba elders rebuke Bwacha for linking Gov Ishaku, brother to detention of 14 youths

Fulani herdsmen, cows invade premises of FUTO, Owerri

Community decries 1month blackout in Kwara

Man beaten to death by friends in Delta for stealing N3,000


It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. – Epictetus

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Compiled by Joe Agbro Jr. (@joeagbro)

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