Breaking News; Headlines May 1 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

NATION
*Buhari, Trump at White House: killings must end
*The Nation presents Agric, Food Summit, Awards
*2019: No cash for INEC’s N300b budget
*Court convicts Nwobike for perversion of justice
*Alleged N3.9b fraud: EFCC quizzes ex-Aviation Minister Chidoka
*Olunloyo’s son charged with N40m ‘fraud’
*Fidelity Bank grows profit by 94% to N20b
*Forum seeks fair Oyo APC congresses
*Nigeria, US unite against terrorism, trafficking
*Lagos to demolish 38 ‘distressed buildings’
*Fed Govt restates commitment to global fight against terrorism
*Mortein partners Fed Govt, health ministries to tackle malaria
*Court orders interim forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s Abuja property
*Ohanaeze, Uba, others seek probe of explosion at Nwodo’s residence
*Magu to lawyers, judiciary: stop frustrating cases
*Minimum wage implementation: NLC says time line must not be altered
*What Trump and I discussed, by Buhari
*Woman accused of slapping policeman
*32 held as Navy recovers 11,100 litres of diesel

DAILY TRUST
*Trump to Buhari: We’ll release fighter jets to Nigeria soon
*May Day: Ayade orders payment of 2014 gratuity
*300 teachers undergo training on JAMB ICT in Kebbi
*Reps query NAFDAC over N30m insurance premium
*Drug trafficker jailed 18 months
*Kaduna procures child spacing consumables
*Melaye: Detained lawyers get bail
*NAFDAC warns against fumigation tablets
*Airforce to showcase new fighter jets at 54th anniversary
*Schools in UK are removing analog clocks because students can’t read them
*FG challenges Omo-Agege’s suspension in court
*Court orders forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s property

LEADERSHIP
*Insurers To Develop 10- year Roadmap For Insurance Industry
*NCC Remits N49.7b To FG In First Four Months Of 2018
*Brent Crude Price Declines To $74.30 Per Barrel
*FG Restates Commitment To Fight Against Terrorism Funding
*Nigeria To Launch 2 Satellites Soon – NIGCOMSAT
*Sterling Bank’s Gross Earnings Rises By 39% In Q1
*Shareholders Applaud Transcorp’s Return To Profit
*NAICOM Approves Goldlink Insurance Bid For N10bn Recapitalisation
*Dangote Cement, Beta Glass, Others Lead Stock Market’s N9bn Gain
*Liquidity To Rise As N190.7b Hits Financial System
We ‘ll End Herdsmen Killings In Nigeria, PMB Assures Trump
*Uncertainty Over Passage Of 2018 Budget
*Zenith Emerges Nigeria’s Biggest Bank By Deposit, Profit
*Dud Cheque: Court Remands Bizman In Prison
*APC Chairmanship: I’m Not Afraid Of Oyegun – Oshiomhole
*Why Nigeria Must Be Restructured – SAN
*May Day: Civil Society Groups Honour Senator Idris Umar
*Edo Assembly Passes Vote Of Confidence On PMB
*NACA Laments Stigmatisation, Discrimination Against HIV/AIDs Patients At Workplace
*HoS Commissions Computer-based Test Centre
*CAN 7-day Prayer, Fasting Shuts Down Makurdi
*Minister Seeks MDAs’ Cooperation For Tourism Devt
*Husband Kills Wife In Nasarawa
*Boko Haram: “We’re In Sambisa, Police Wives With Us” – Shekau
*Uzochukwu Bags 2017 African Achievers Awards In UK
*No Hiding Place For Looters As Nigeria, UAE Sign Extradition Pact

VANGUARD
*Ibadan Monarchs Condole With Ajimobi Over Oyo Speaker’s Death
*Sphygmomanometer Dino
*Naira Down To N360.51/$ In I&E Window
*Chevron Gets Award For Sustained Support For Small Businesses
*Uneasy Calm In Bayelsa APC Over Alleged Zoning Of Positions
*EXPOSED! How Pharmaceutical Companies Aid Abuse Of Codeine In Nigeria
*Shareholders Okay Change Of Name For Custodian And Allied
*Edo Assembly Passes Confidence Vote On Buhari
*Book On Affordable Housing For Launch Today
*Yellow Journalism: African Journalists Tasked On Objective, Factual Reporting
*Ekiti 2019: Can Tinubu, Leaders, Save APC?
*May Day : Bamidele Vows To Remove Siege On Workers
*Court Judgment: No Cause To Worry —Ezechi
*Reckit Benckiser Reaffirms Support Forfight Against Malaria
*Perversion Of Justice: How SAN Baged 30 Days Imprisonment
*Imo Bogged By Huge Debt Profile – Ihedioha
*I’m Not Sponsored By PDP Chieftain — Daramola

THE SUN
*FG responsible for security lapses –Wike
*Impeachment motion: More trouble for Edo senator
*Blood of murdered Nigerians crying for vengeance – CAN president
*Killings: Benue govt sues Miyetti Allah
*IED’s worst trend of insecurity – Nwodo
*Imo APC disowns Uzodinma

GUARDIAN
*Porn star Stormy Daniels sues Trump for defamation
*Meeting with Trump yields results – Buhari
*Netanyahu says has new ‘proof’ of Iran nuclear weapons programme
*VIDEO: US, Nigeria collaborate on terrorism fight
*Comoros president eyes controversial second term
*Trump thumbs up Buhari’s fight against ‘massive corruption’
*Why I didn’t discuss ‘shithole’ comment with Trump – Buhari
*Kwara workers are dependable allies – Ahmed
*US top court to consider use of gas on deathrow inmate
*Trump tells Nigeria, other Africans to back US World Cup bid
*African teams at 2018 World Cup to receive $2m advance
*Nadal remains top of ATP rankings
*Eagles will defeat DR Congo, says Assistant Coach
*Klopp’s assistant to take a break for the rest of the season
*Egypt football star Salah signals progress in image dispute
*Shareholders applaud Access Bank’s involvement in Etisalat
*Analysts see single world currency in growing technology disruption
*Financial stocks contribute 75 per cent to NSE’s turnover
*NEPC lauds FCMB for supporting export initiatives

THISDAY
*We Can’t Allow Continuous Killings of Christians in Nigeria, Trump Tells…
*Fidelity Bank PBT Hits N20bn in 2017, Declares N3.2bn Dividend
*NAF Takes Delivery of Two Helicopter Gunships from Russia
*Saraki: National Assembly to Work for Improved Welfare for Workers
*US Visit: Presidency Laying Claim to Imaginary Gains, Says PDP
*FG, GE-led Consortium Sign Interim Agreement on Railway Concession
*Don’t Delve into Our Internal Matters, Senate Tells Court on Omo-Agege’s…
*Our Convention Budget Not Ready, Says APC
*Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Two Abuja Properties of Patience Jonathan
*Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Suspect Foul Play in Attack on Nwodo’s…
*EFCC Witness Disowns Investigative Report on Demoted Director
*NLC: Politicians Pauperising, Dividing Nigerians Along Ethno-religious Lines
*Political Interference by FG Collapsed National Security, Says Wike
*Lagos Earmarks 109 Distressed Buildings for Demolition
*Abe: Why We Dumped PDP
*FG Flags off School Audits for Improved Basic Education
*INEC Moves To Check Vote Buying in Ekiti, Osun Guber Polls
*Africa Must Strengthen Pride and Restore Ownership in its Public Services,…
*Court Orders EFCC to Release Oil Marketer’s Cars
*Edo Assembly Passes Vote of Confidence on Buhari
*Customs Concerned over Increase in Illicit Arms Imports
*Ekiti 2018: AU Cautions Against Cash for Votes Syndrome
*Police Arrest SDP Governorship Aspirant in Adamawa
*Texem Holds Two-day Programme on Building Enduring Organisations in Lagos
*Unveiling Lagos Bus Reforms
*Buhari’s Impeachment: Mission Impossible
*Police Flood NFF’s Glass House over Supreme Court Judgment
*Opposition’s Reservations about 2019 Elections
*Ekiti 2018: Time to Change the Narrative
*Nigeria’s Manufacturing Index Expands for 13th Consecutive Month
*CBN Introduces New Anti-money Laundering Rules
*FSDH Merchant Bank Posts 45.4% PAT Growth in 2017
*LeBron James Helps Cavaliers into Second Round
*Transcorp Assures Shareholders of High Dividend, Returns to Profitability
*Fidelity Bank Rewards Customers with N250m in Two Years
*Kachikwu: FG Has Attracted $60bn in Oil Sector Within Three Years
*Coronation Report Urges Bank to Increase Lending as Survival Strategy
*NNPC, NCDMB to Adopt One-stop Approval Desk for Nigeria’s Oil Industry
*One Year After Repairs of Forcados Pipeline, OML 30 Attains Output…
*Climate Change: Nigeria’s Productivity Could Decrease By 30% in 2050, Says…
*PENGASSAN Condemns Black Soot Menace in River State
*Institutes to Train Edo Youth on Agric, Mineral Resource Processing
*‘New Investments in Sugar Sector Hit N157bn’
*Nigeria Adopt, Develop Standards on Sugar Products
*Tackling Power Rejection by Discos
*Total Graduates 25 Youths in Entrepreneurship/Skills Acquisition Programme
*NIPR Elects New President, Council Members
*SON Confiscates Substandard Lubricants in a Raid on Warehouses, Markets
*House C’ttee on Power Commends Jos Disco’s Operations
*Group Targets to Equip 500 Youths with Employability Skills
*Onafowokan: Re-investing Our Earnings Stands Us Out

PUNCH
*Electrician allegedly rapes primary two pupil at knifepoint
*Man disappears after leaving home for work
*Oil price rises above $75 per barrel
*Pregnant pupil commits suicide in Rivers
*Police nab three for vandalising telecoms mast
*Killing of Christians in Nigeria must stop, says Trump
*Sex-for-mark: CPC asks OAU to conduct comprehensive investigation
*Navy arrests nine, impounds 500 drums of diesel
*Court remands 23-year old for stealing fish
*Soyinka’s provocative convocation lecture at Elizade University
*I prefer Buhari to Obasanjo, says Oba of Lagos
*Thousands celebrate Barca La Liga win
*NFF to receive FIFA $2m advance for Eagles
*Olunloyo’s son, Akintunde, arraigned for alleged N40m fraud
*Kwara flee Damaturu as Yobe fans protest disallowed goal
*I prefer Buhari to Obasanjo, says Oba of Lagos
*Olunloyo’s son, Akintunde, arraigned for alleged N40m fraud
*New minimum wage: NLC warns FG against missing timeline for payment

TELEGRAPH
*Over 50 policemen take over NFF Glass House
*PDP praises Trump for condemning killings
*PDP warns ex-gov Mimiko against plan to dump party
*Atiku: N18,000 minimum wage embarrassing
*Cheprot battles Walelegn, others at Okpekpe Race
*Egbe tasks stakeholders ahead Russia 2018
*Sterling Bank records 65.2% profit growth
*Banks, energy debts and recovery bid
*Ex-Oyo governor’s son arraigned for N40m fraud
*OAU VC warns ACE students against cultism, other vices
*Impeachment: Edo APC lawmakers pass confidence vote in Buhari sure….