Naija Gist Newspaper Review – 17 May 2017 Newspaper Review – 17 May 2017

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Punch Newspaper Review - 17 May 2017

  • Olugbo’s claim unworthy of my response – Soun
  • EFCC arraigns ex-Niger gov Aliyu on money laundering charges
  • N1bn HIV drugs expired in storage, says FG
  • Herdsmen attack: Niger death toll hits 27
  • ‘Prophet’ arraigned for possessing human skull
  • JAMB releases UTME results
  • People approaching soldiers for political reasons – Buratai
  • National Assembly forwards budget to Osinbajo today
  • Killer air force man faces court-martial Friday
  • Ambode bans VIOs permanently from Lagos roads
  • Fake military officers rob motorist in Lagos traffic
  • $5.9bn rail: S’East alleges exclusion, Senate summons Amaechi
  • Suspected assassins kill couple, four children
  • FG working on 2,500 tips from whistle-blowers, says minister
  • Budgetary spending alone can’t address infrastructure deficit – Adeosun
  • How we uncovered money bags in Justice Ngwuta’s house –Witness
  • 5:01 am
  • Govt can reverse unemployment with effective policies –Ezekwesili
  • Gunmen kill two policemen on duty in Kogi
  • Osinbajo, Ortom, NSA meet over Benue killings
  • FUNAAB workers hold rallies to support, oppose suspended VC
  • Command to arraign Lagos DPO who killed apprentice
  • Police drop charges against teenager who poisoned boss
  • Reps caucus sets up panel on PDP leadership tussle
  • PUNCH’s ex-company secretary dies
  • 1bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Arisekola’s son, Tukur, others
  • FG spent $163.7m on pre-shipment agents without appropriation – Reps
  • Foreign exchange beyond CBN
  • Let’s still watch out for Ebola
  • Ayade, fire these certificate forgers

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Vanguard Newspaper Review - 17 May 2017

  • 2017 budget at risk as FG incurs N404b deficit in
  • Managing information about President Buhari’s health
  • A needless controversy
  • Not allowing education to hold me hostage worked for me — Ayo Benson
  • NFF to spend N1.6b in 2017
  • Some individuals approaching Army officers for undisclosed reasons —Buratai
  • Success faults Rohr on Iheanacho
  • Violation of Procurement Act: Reps summon Fashola, Adeosun, Ali, others
  • FG to terminate abandoned projects in N-Delta
  • Drama as FUNAAB’s SSANU, NASU react to VC’s suspension
  • Food inflation rises to 19.3% 5:29 amWhy workers deserve a better deal
  • To be in Nigeria but not of Nigeria
  • Prophet arraigned over possession of human skull
  • FG provides details of social investments programmes
  • DRC Ebola outbreak: Lessons from West Africa
  • FG conducts 4,349 surgeries, 17,793 screenings for indigent Nigerians

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Leadership Newspaper Review - 17 May 2017

  • How To Win The Anti-graft War
  • Hemery Continues Winning Streak At GSL Open
  • Betting Will Encourage Match-fixing In NPFL – Gara-Gombe
  • Bauchi Golf Tourney To Promote Tourism, Organisers Assure
  • Stop Clamouring For Home Based Players, Our best Legs Play Overseas – NFF
  • DRC Ebola Outbreak: Lessons From West Africa
  • Budget: When NASS Bows To Pressure, Open Its Books

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The Sun Newspaper Review - 17 May 2017

  • 5 killed in fresh suicide bomb attack in Borno
  • Reps query NNPC over N25b export fund
  • $5.8bn loan request: Senate moves against FG
  • PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi bicker over party candidates
  • APC has deceived Nigerians, abandoned Rivers –Wike
  • Anambra Assembly to INEC: Conduct Central senatorial poll
  • $1.2bn debt: UAE agrees to recapitalise Etisalat
  • Nigeria’s inflation rate declines to 17.24%

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Daily Trust Newspaper Review - 17 May 2017

  • Adam Oshiomhole’s wife, 334 other foreigners get Nigerian citizenship
  • 60% of local flights in Q1 delayed – Records
  • NMRC releases N13bn mortgages to housing board
  • Lagos Port access road will gulp N4.3b – NPA boss
  • Aligbe: Med-View, others need FG’s support over intl. flights
  • Fly Mid Africa launches Lagos-Banjul-Dakar-Freetown-Accra flights
  • MMA2: New parking tariff takes effect June 1
  • Why Air Peace suspended Asaba flight – Chairman
  • Naira strengthens as CBN injects $457.3m into FX market
  • States urged to provide infrastructure in minerals endowed areas

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Daily Post Newspaper Review - 17 May 2017

  • Conte sets new target for Chelsea players before season ends
  • We need favour from Middlesbrough, Watford to finish in top four – Wenger
  • Super Eagles training camp in France, Togo friendly cancelled
  • Alexis Sanchez always becomes a devil – Wenger
  • Edo State belongs to Ijaw people, Binis are strangers from Egypt – IPDI
  • Nigerian government working on 2,500 tips from whistle-blowers – Adesoun
  • Jump into Lagos lagoon for saying North must rule Nigeria if Buhari dies – Omokri attacks Junaid Mohammed
  • Shaibu Amodu’s son, Suleman is dead
  • Mercy Aigbe’s Husband, Lanre released from Kirikiri prison
  • Mourinho drops De Gea for trip to Southampton
  • Sharapova denied French Open wild card
  • NPFL: Clubs urged to curb fans’ violence as second stanza kicks off
  • Europa League final: Mourinho should stop complaining – Ajax coach, Bosz
  • Foremost Nigerian actor, Baban Larai is dead
  • Why Obanikoro visited Tinubu
  • Dasuki: Anxiety as FG fails to produce ex-NSA for fourth consecutive time
  • Senate releases full list of agencies yet to submit 2017 budget

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