Breaking: Headlines May 31 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

NATION
*N1.64b fraud: Ex-Governor Nyame goes to jail for 28yrs
*A highlight of cases involving former governors
*Ladoja failed to return ‘stolen’ funds, says EFCC
*Saraki: my CCT trial not part of nPDP, APC talks
*Fed Govt moves to sack over 750,000 striking health workers
*Southsouth governors: pay us 13 per cent of $1billion insurgency cash
*Ex-Kaduna Governor Yero, ex-minister, others detained by EFCC
*Evangelist arraigned for alleged N4.6m fraud
*Court remands man, 28, for ‘stealing’ wire
*Buhari gets kudos on Democracy Day
*Council gives free maths books to pupils
*Applicant gets five months for stealing fiancée’s phone
*Ambode hails Lagosians on peaceful co-existence
*Two in court for ‘stealing’ motorcycle
*Oil prices steady after shake-out on supply worries
*Yakubu: INEC’ll address barriers faced by physically challenged voters
*Osinbajo lauds Dangote’s 150 vehicles donation to Police
*Fayemi bows out as Solid Minerals minister
*Jega’s corruption allegation embarrassing, says Senate President
*Like fighting corruption, investigative journalism is dangerous, says Osoba
*Industrial court takes over mediation
*Senate to probe OAU sexual assault allegation
*Ruling in Shema’s case for June 12
*Benue Assembly outlaws same-sex marriage
*Ondo gets task force on forest reserve

DAILY TRUST
*NGF chair Yari commissions 2 roads in Jigawa
*Dankwambo inaugurates new High Court Judges, Khadis
*Biafra: Court forecloses FG’s objection on bail of Kanu’s co-defendants
*Ekiti guber poll: Mines minister Fayemi resigns
*‘Nigeria accounts for 70% of 500m small arms in W/Africa’
*Saraki asks Jega to name bribe seeking lawmakers
*WHO urges action on tobacco control
*NiMet predicts thunderstorms rainy activities today
*Dangote donates 150 patrol cars to police
*Burutu oil spill: Reps slam SPDC, urge clean-up
*Fika: Why Nigeria should abolish military-imposed presidential system
*Again, pro-Biafra group attempts to take over Enugu Govt House
*Politicians responsible for Nigeria’s problems – Senator
*Villagers protest youth’s killing, denounce OPSH in Plateau
*Yobe doctors give 21-day ultimatum over salary cuts
*Oyo govt bus crushes pupil in Ibadan
*CSOs applaud Shettima for ‘immorality free society’
*N3.2bn alleged laundering: Kalu files no-case submission
*Al-Makura flags-off sales of fertilizer at N4000
*Court orders reinstatement of Sokoto Auditor-General
*Ramadan: Sen. Marafa donates to less privileged, others
*Obaseki swears in environment commissioner
*Benue assembly outlaws same sex marriage
*Security agencies strategize to end Amassoma crisis
*C/River lawmaker slumps, dies during morning exercise
*NAPTIP condemns sexual abuse at IDP camps
*Atiku partners Saudi-German hospital on 100-bed hospital

LEADERSHIP
*Dangote Donates 150 Operational Vehicles To Police
*N1.64bn Fraud: Ex-Taraba Gov, Nyame, Bags 28-year Jail Term
*Boko Haram Not Occupying Any Borno Community – Shettima
*Verve, GhIPSS To Expand Use of Verve EMV Cards, Tokens
*Maritime Workers Blame FG For Attacks On Vessels
*PayChoice Emerges CBN’s Best e-Payment Gateway Provider
*Subscribers Decry High Levies By Telecom Operators
*I Want To Be Africa’s Biggest Philanthropist – Dangote
*Again, Court Affirms Anosikes’ Ownership Of Daily Times
“N3.2bn Fraud: Uzor Kalu Urges Court To Dismiss Charges
*Sidiq Usman Promises To Counter Opposition Propaganda Against APC
*Bayelsa, Rivers Communities Raise The Alarm Over Oil Bunkering
*Nipping Examination Malpractices In The Bud

VANGUARD
*Nigerians Will Soon Enjoy Dividends Of Democracy — Afe
*Campaign To Rebrand Insurance Industry Kicks Off
*Nigerian Ports Have Highest Cargo Dwell Time — Group
* Trans-Forcados Oil Terminal Delays Add To Supply Concerns
*Procure Your PVCs, Delta Community Leader Urges Youths
*Cross River Begins Hearing In Oil Palm Estate Killings
*N1.64bn Fraud: Ex-Taraba Gov, Nyame, Gets 14-year Jail Term
*Delay In Justice Delivery Scaring Away Investors —CJN
*Delta Communities Beg Okowa To Fix Eku-Sapele Road
*Bayelsa Gov Race: Group Roots For Okoya
*Judgment Creditor Suit: Shell Seeks Stay In Court’s Order
*FG, Exporters Move To Stop Export Of Processed Wood
*Lagos Expresses Worry Over Rise In Violence Among Couples
*Name Those Behind Ghost Workers Syndrome, UCL Tells FG
*Heartbreaker? Smoking Causing Millions Of Heart Attacks, Strokes: WHO
*Children’s Day: Oando Foundation Celebrates With Adopted School
*Undergraduates Tasked On Hardwork, Delayed Gratification

THE SUN
*Aliko Dangote: I want to be Africa’s biggest philanthropist
*Community pharmacists, medicine vendors to be included in new health policy
*Congresses: Bayelsa APC stakeholders disown Sylva, Lokpobiri
*We didn’t divert bailout funds – Benue govt.
*Herdsman arraigned in Ekiti over alleged destruction of N4m cassava farm
We have no case to answer, Uzor Kalu, others, declare
*N4.7bn fraud: EFCC leads further evidences in trial of Ladoja
*Melaye’s return: Fayose urges others to follow suit
*2019: PDP can’t return to power –Kalu, former Abia governor
*Ekiti guber: Fayemi picks Adubiaro as running mate
*2019: PDP, APC clash over quit notice

GUARDIAN
*We’ll support your efforts towards stability, Buhari assures Sierra Leonean President
*’I let them down’, Karius apologises to Liverpool after final flop
*We’ll support your efforts towards stability, Buhari assures Sierra Leonean President
*Weary Libyans remain wary of leaders’ new pledges
*Delta Assembly confirms chairman, secretary of state Pensions Bureau
*Anti-Kremlin journalist back from the dead as Ukraine admits set-up
*Elderly Amnesty volunteer on trial in France for helping migrants
*FG budgets N100 million for research in universities
*Dankwambo swears in 2 judges, 2 khadis
*Zidane place in pantheon of great coaches secure as Real Madrid win again
*Real Madrid sign Brazilian youngster Rodrigo
*Rohr drops Lokosa, three others from World Cup squad
*English FA set to announce mid-season Premier League break
*Sprinter Bolt trains at Norwegian club Stromsgodset
*Real Madrid set for hero’s welcome after European success
*Mocheddah Gets Married To Longtime Boyfriend Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi
*Waje Calls For Unity On ‘Each Other’
*”Harry Potter” Actor Matthew Lewis Is Married
*Tried The Sugar Cane Soft Serve Ice Cream?19th Democracy Anniversary

THISDAY
*Can e-Voting Protect Citizens’ Mandate?
*Corruption Vote
*Nigeria, Others Renew Pledge to Win Fight against Corruption
*W’Bank, FG Open up Markets for Rice Farmers
*NAZAS Empowers Widows, Less-Privileged with Cash, Tools
*W’Bank Hails Obaseki’s PPP Model, Devt Solutions
*FG Unveils N386m Erosion Control Project in Benue
*Rohr Lists 25 Eagles for Clash with England
*Saraki: These Eagles Are Role Models, Best-organised Ever
*Installation of Enyimba Stadium Pitch Begins
*S’Arabian Russia 2018 Ref Dropped for Match-fixing
*Messi Stays Positive after 4-0 Win over Haiti
*I Feel Like a ‘Superhero’ in My Black Catsuit, Says Serena
*Stephen Eze Remains Positive despite World Cup Snub
*TRIAL OF CORRUPTION CASES
*Buhari’s Speech and Reality Checks
*Wednesday 30th May 2018
*Moment of Glory
*Babalola: Time to Return to the Basics
*Of Lawmakers and Bribe-takers

PUNCH
*My body is my greatest asset – Undergrad model
*Soulah Serenades in Love Me
*My househelp frequently breastfeeds my son- Actress
*Freeman’s lawyer asks CNN to retract article
*N2.9bn fraud: I’ve no case to answer, says Kalu
*Copyright: Court awards N5m against Clarence Peters
*ICRC, police evaluate legal system on handling pre-trial detainees
*Alleged forgery: Court overrules Lagos prince’s conviction
*CJN’s panel member, Daudu, faults S’Court’s anti-delay judgment
*Salah to be fit for World Cup
*NBBF, Peak meet over deal
*Senate president praises team
*Rohr drops four players as Eagles leave for London
*N1.64bn fraud: Ex-Taraba gov, Nyame, jailed for 14 years
*Mob attacks police station, burns vehicle over killed okada rider
*N1.64bn fraud: Ex-Taraba gov, Nyame, jailed for 14 years
*Saraki to Jega: Name bribe takers
*Drama as Melaye resumes, opts to sit with PDP senators

TELEGRAPH
*Umahi has taken Ebonyi State to the next level, says aide
*Eagles get Saraki’s $50,000 gift
*Edo cycling tour gets date
*Messi’s Argentina send warning signal
*Why hate speech may lead to another civil war, by Rep
*Salah to miss opener, says Egypt FA boss
*Bus kills schoolgirl in Ibadan
*‘Use of behavioural insights may help educate investors’
*NOTAP, KUST team up for technology devt
*Spectrum trading: Sellers to forfeit 60% proceeds to regulator