Breaking News: Today’s Headlines May 15 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers…

NATION
*Ex-PDP leaders to Buhari: shun ultimatum for talks
*Osinbajo: why loot recovery is tough
*Oil prices race to $80
*Rivers APC: Abe seeks Buhari’s help
*Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta road to cost N22.387b
*Don’t spare our leaders, Soyinka tells EFCC
*Leah Sharibu’s father: we’ve been abandoned
*Herders, farmers strike peace deal in Enugu
*I may report for Senate’s plenary today, says Omo-Agege
*Buhari: we’ve done more with less resources in three years
*Capital market regulation: Nigeria under global watch
*Labourers granted bail
*Ajimobi swears in elected council chiefs
*Wike ‘stop interfering in our affairs’
*Bayelsa warns youths against cultism
*My plans for unemployed youths, by Olota
*Presidential panel’s, AGF’s lawyers clash over National Theatre directors’ arraignment
*No parallel congresses, says APC
*Kano Assembly sealed over impeachment saga
*Buratai to soldiers: arrest killer-bandits in three weeks
*Gunmen attack helipad in Bayelsa
*Buhari launches N9b irrigation project in Jigawa
*Osun PDP leaders are fiscal illiterates, says govt
*Suspected cultists arraigned for firearms possession
*Man in court for ‘attacking wife’
*312 defilement cases pending in courts
*CJN condemns attack on courts in Rivers
*Oyegun: Fayose lacks decorum
*Emmanuel’s audacious feats in Akwa Ibom health sector
*Man jailed five months for car theft
*Two face theft charge
*Court dismisses suits over APC’s NWC’s tenure
*Police arrest 85 suspected cultists, robbers, drug traffickers
*Protesting Shi’ites pursue policemen from duty post
*Man accused of defiling minor

DAILT TRUST
*Hadejia emir appeals to Buhari for FG presence
*Buhari: I’ve surpassed PDP’s 16-year misrule
*CBN approves N1bn for SME in Niger
*El-Rufai: LG elections a pass mark on our programmes
*Delta records 312 rape, defilement cases – Attorney General
*Asake lived exemplary life – Lalong
*Troops kill 2 B/Haram militants, rescue elderly man
*FG destroys 5,870 illegal arms in Zamfara
*Edo to recruit surveyors, architects, firemen, others
*Bauchi gov renames COE Kangere
*CPC backs establishment of small claims courts in Lagos
*Jewish worshippers arrested in Kanu’s house, charged with terrorism
*Buhari condoles with Pastor Bakare over mother’s death
*NAF special forces will halt Taraba killings – Nguroje
*Commission warns against underage gaming
*BBC Hausa opens women writing contest
*HOS tasks workers on immunisation support
*Buhari: I’ve surpassed PDP’s 16-year misrule
*Hadejia emir appeals to Buhari for FG presence
*Google trains tourism officials on ICT
*CSOs protest over colleagues arrest in Niger Republic
*BBOG proceeds with legal action against FG
*Gaidam raises health workers salaries by N74m monthly
*Doctors urge FG to take over tertiary health facilities
*50 female traders benefit from loan scheme in Sokoto
*Benue: 10 first class traditional rulers get staff of office
*Bauchi gov renames COE Kangere

LEADERSHIP
*Dozens Killed In Gaza As US Embassy Opens In Jerusalem
*el-Rufai Speaks On Kaduna Polls, Says His Administration Won Referendum On Programmes
*Drug Abuse: Emzor Applauds FG, NAFDAC For Prompt Response
*Oil Price Inches Towards $80pb As US Drilling Rises
*CJN Accuses State Governors of Politicising Judges’ Appointment
*Crack In nPDP As Splinter Group Distances Self From Plot
*Ortom Presents Staff Of Office To 10 First Class Chiefs
*FG Names Alleged Killer Of Nigeria’s Immigration Attaché In Sudan
*Lagos Uncovers Illegal Orphanage Home, Rescues 24 Children
*Security Beef Up At Senate Ahead Of Omo- Agege’s Resumption Today
*Senate Targets This Week To Lay Budget – Spokesman
*Party Members Beg Mimiko Not To Leave PDP
*PMB Flags Off N9.3bn Jigawa Irrigation Project, Commissions 114km Road
*2019: PDP Mulls Dankwambo As Presidential Candidate
*ADC Withdraws From Ekiti Guber Race
*US Embassy Relocation Sparks Deadly Protest In Gaza

VANGUARD
*N24bn Suit: Judge Frowns At Counsel’s Delay
*Communities Decry Oil Firm’s Non-employment Of Indigenes
*Fayemi Still Reconciling — Aide
*Shell Supplies Gas To 90 Industries, Targets Bayelsa, Ondo, Others In 2018
*IOCs Flouting FG’s Relocation Order Should Quit N- Delta —IPDI
*Facilities Management: Stakeholders Brainstorm On Positive Experiences In Post-recession Real Estate Market
*I’ll Attract Federal Presence To Ethiope, Imagoro Assures
*Delta South Needs Fresh Ideas, Says APC Aspirant
*FG Lost Revenue To Counterfeits Activities – American Businesses
*Controversy Over Pastor Who Prayed At US Embassy In Jerusalem
*Appointment Of Judges Politicised — CJN
*State Congress: Factional APC Plots Oyegun, Nwachukwu’ S Comeback
*What Happened To ‘We The People?’
*Lawyers’ Group Frowns On Crowning Of Monarch
*Excitement In Bayelsa Community As Work Progresses On Collapsed Bridge
*JOHESU’s Demands Selfish —Bayelsa NMA
*Robbers Attack Vanguard’s Agent In Umuahia
*Avery Nigeria Partners Itsekiri Ladies In Building Of Police Station
*NHF, UNAN Urge FG O Enforce Tobacco Laws
*Medic Tasks Nigerians To Consult Qualified Practitioners
*IFMA Nigeria Celebrates 2018 World FM Day With Technical Students
*My Health Is Getting Worse, I Need Help – Man Shot Many Times Cries Out
*Abia Poly Reopens As Unions Call Off Strike
*Vitol Targets Nigeria, Others For Gas And LNG Investments
*Enugu: Asadu Alleges Smear Plots Against Him
*Leah Sharibu @15: The Painful Wait Continues
*UNILORIN: Screening Exercise Not A Witch-hunt
*Ekiti: Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party Picks Pastor As A Candidate
*IBTC Records 249% Rise In Oil, Gas Bad Loans

THE SUN
*FG ready to spend over N30 billion on metering – Fashola
*5 simple things you should always know about Ramadan
*Ekiti guber: Major aspirants pledge to deliver Ekiti for Fayemi
*Ebonyi APC adopts zoning formula ahead state congress
*2019: Ex-minister declares Presidential ambition
*Olusola to Fayemi: Apology not enough, return Ekiti looted funds
*Benue killings: Why I instituted criminal proceedings against Miyetti Allah –Ortom
*2019: Nigerians must decide to make country weak or stronger –Nwankwo, Rep member
*APC crisis: Okorocha blows hot, warns Oyegun, NWC members

GUARDIAN
*US first lady gets surgery for ‘benign’ kidney condition
*Neymar headlines Brazil’s World Cup ‘favorites’
*Omo-Agege vows to attend plenary on Tuesday
*Buhari launches N9b irrigation scheme rehabilitation project in Jigawa
*Hardline separatist Torra appointed leader of Catalonia
*Woman held in Sudan for Nigerian diplomat’s murder
*2019 General Elections: Buratai urges army personnel to remain neutral
*Court remands two suspected cultists over alleged murder in Osun
*TECNO celebrates Man City Premier League title winning in grand style
*Coming to America: Four implications of Rooney’s impending DC United move
*Real Madrid’s Navas more scared of Cannes red carpet than Salah
*Kane challenges Salah to prove he’s no one-season wonder
*Salah breaks record and Boateng leaves Barca heartbroken
*Brazilian banks authorised to close for World Cup games
*Naira depreciates against dollar at parallel market
*World Bank encouraged by Nigeria’s growth
*Banks should ‘segregate’ any bitcoin activities: ECB
*Tokyo stocks open lower

THISDAY
*THE CONTINUED DETENTION OF EL-ZAKZAKY
*Group Moves to Acquire Stake in Cellulant
*NSE Sheds N125bn on Continuing Bearish Trading
*2019 and the Politics of Campaign Finance
*DBN Gets CBN’s Approval, Partners W’Bank on Credit Guarantees
*WACOT Rewards Agro Dealers, Unveils New Packaging for Vinash
*THE CONTINUED DETENTION OF EL-ZAKZAKY
*Absence of Policy Framework Threatens Extractive Industries Sector
*Nigeria Proposes to Host 2022 Youth Games
*Mikel, Moses, Musa, Lokosa Make Super Eagles 30-man World Cup Squad
*Power Sector Records N163.9bn Loss in First 131days of 2018
*CIBN Seeks Speedy Passage of FSS 2020 Bills
*Okpekpe Race Organisers Hail Edo Govt, Sponsors
*‘Off-grid Solar Solutions Critical to Survival of Nigeria’s Power Sector’
*Setting Up Soyamilk, Yoghurt Plant
*FG Urges Private Sectors Operators to Emulate Dangote’s Support for economy
*SNEPCO/NNPC Tennis Starts at Ikoyi Club
*Mopping Up Sub-standard LPG Cylinders
*Sigma Pensions Appoints Chairman, New Board Members
*Nwagua, Olusesi, Nwani & Nwachukwu Listed for Match-day 20 VAT Wonder…
*Rivers Sporting Community Endorses Wike for a Second Term
*Tackling Insecurity in the Niger Delta
*Injured Neymar Makes Brazil’s Final 23-Man Squad
*Mancini Named as New Italy Manager

PUNCH
*Will the $2.5bn currency deal with China solve forex liquidity problem?
*Nwankwo, Lokosa, Ajiboye make W’Cup list
*Mixed reactions greet Rohr list
*Enemies within Oyo APC benefitted from my government – Ajimobi
*Lagos, Saudi hunger for big shares at Cannes Film Festival
*Army nab four armed herdsmen, recover AK47 rifle, ammunition in Taraba
*OAU wins best S’West varsity award
*Fayose inaugurates digital language laboratory
*Wanted: African govt funding for PhD training
*Why you shouldn’t use the with society
*Malabu scam: Shell, Eni’s trial adjourned to June
*FG begins repair of Lagos- Abeokuta road
*NCAA’s suspension not safety- related – FirstNation
*Power: FG counters investor, says Yola Disco viable
*NSIA hails presidential initiative on fertilizer
*Graft won’t end until justice catches up with corrupt leaders – Soyinka
*Ohanaeze dares IPOB, says restructuring summit must hold
*Two Nigerians batter fellow student over who has the richest father

TELEGRAPH
*NAF launches manhunt for killers of Bayelsa helipad personnel NEWS / 8mins ago
*Lanre Rasak endorses Ambode for second term NEWS / 10mins ago
*Ajimobi to opposition: We’re unperturbed by boycott of LG polls
*This democracy amuses me
*Okowa laments fire, flood, rainstorm disasters in Delta
*PDP urges Mimiko to rescind decision to dump party
*GOtv to air Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup finals live
*World Cup: Croatia name Modric, Rakitic for Nigeria
*Airlines jostle for Nigeria’s recovering domestic market
*Day of joy for farmers in FCT
*Okumagba remains suspended – NFSC
*Icardi makes Argentina’s provisional World Cup squad
*Weekend of farewell in LaLiga
*NGO donates computers to FCT school
*Edo to boost payment of workers’ salaries
*Why real estate market is yet to recover, by facility managers
*BA expands African network
*Rivers Assembly to petition Buhari, UN over attack on judiciary complex
*FCTA shares N 2.2bn to Area Councils, others
*All parallel congresses are efforts in futility –Read