Breaking News:Today’s May 23 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers…Read

NATION
*Buhari: Obasanjo blew $16b on power projects
*Catholic faithful, others protest nationwide
*Killers of priests, others to face justice, says Osinbajo
*CBN to stop naira slide, inflation with election spending monitoring
*Hard working Nigerians can’t be hungry, says Customs DG
*Adeleke’s death: LAUTECH CMD cleared
*$16b NIPP funds: The fact-sheet
*Aregbesola installs countdown beam on office exit
*Kwara shuts 40 illegal schools
*Ambode’s wife disowns fake aide
*APC chief drums support for Akeredolu, Adetimehin
*35 political parties to contest July 14 election
*Ondo condemns attack on journalists
*12 die of cholera in Adamawa
*Danjuma’s allegation: Taraba govt, Jukuns reject Army’s report
*Lagos raises housing loan to N100m
*Killings inhuman, says Osun Assembly
*Killings: CAN asks Buhari to forget second term
*Nigerian saves N228b from bank charges, stoppage of ghost workers, says Buhari
*Members of Katsina APC Congress Committee file minority report
*Lagos trains workers in strategic planning
*NBA challenges security agencies on peaceful election
*Rector’s absence stalls lecturer’s sack trial
*Abducted Syrian freed
*Kudos for Abia APC delegates
*Alaafin of Oyo, others advise Fed Govt on regionalism
*N950m fraud: Shekarau, two others quizzed
*Commissioner’s wife, kids abducted
*Rec warns youths against violence, vote buying
*Amosun, Adebule, UK Imam for Adegbite Quran Competition
*Former council boss advises youths
*Ondo Deputy Speaker removed
*Ijaw leaders, Bayelsa govt condemn varsity violence
*Security agents foil Catholic, MASSOB protests in Imo
*Senator Tinubu supports Ugwuanyi’s re-election
*Court arraigns herbalists for alleged N20m fraud
*‘Diezani loot’: Court remands Shagari, four others in police custody
*Ita-Giwa lauds Bakassi people over APC congresses
*Agbakoba: Obasanjo not part of our movement
*Why I’m stealing cows, by suspect
*Biafra Day: Police arrest scores in Rivers
*Fayemi suspends campaign to honour apc aspirant

DAILT TRUST
Saraki vs IGP: Coalition supports movement of suspected cultists to Abuja
Ondo deputy speaker impeached, replaced
*Buharito Obasanjo: You wasted $16bn on power
*EFCC to arraign Shekarau, Wali Thursday
*Nigeria’s foreign reserve hits$47bn – Buhari
*Fayemi may quit Buhari’s cabinet today
*Mace theft: N/Assembly kicks as police say investigation may take 10yrs
*N500m fraud: Court remands Shagari, Wali, 3 others
*Kidnapped Syrian regains freedom
*Sultan to Christian leaders: Don’t make terrorists win this war
*Illegal arms: FG exhibits weapons seized from Dasuki
*Hungry Nigerians are lazy – Hameed Ali
*Ex-minister charts way to achieve universal health coverage
*Saraki vs IG: I’ll take appropriate action – Buhari
*Again, court adjourns Misau’s trial to June 18
*Reps wade into Nasarawa communal clashes
*Scientists brainstorm on Ebola, Lassa fever vaccines
*New NDDC board members inaugurated
*Reps seek relief materials for Bauchi windstorm victims
*NEMA: Reps, AGF disagree over letter on relief materials
*Strike: Doctors perform health workers’ duties at NECC, others
*JOHESU vows to continue strike
*Traditional ruler decries lawlessness among Mambilla youths
*Court awaits vice principal’s DNA result over student pregnancy
*Fraudster impersonating me, Ambode’s wife says
*Benue buries slain priests, parishioners
*Catholics in nationwide march against killings
*12 die, 134 in hospital as cholera hits Mubi
*Bagudu appoints defeated APC chairman commissioner
*Fraudster impersonating me, Ambode’s wife says
*Osinbajo visits late CAN scribe Asake
*Governor Ahmed appoints new aides

LEADERSHIP
Trouble For OBJ As FG Revisits Probe Of $16bn Power Spending
*NDIC Bags 3 International Standards Organisation Certifications
*Govs Deliberate On Sustainable IGR At LEADERSHIP Conference & Awards Tomorrow
*Aida Foundation Empowers 30 Widows
*JOHESU And Strikes In Nigeria
*Again, MPC Holds Interest Rate At 14%
*Shagari, 4 Other Docked for N500m Fraud
*We Saved N120bn From Elimination Of Ghost Workers – PMB
*15 Killed, Scores Injured In Nasarawa
*APM Terminals Contributes N186bn Annually To Nigeria’s Economy – Report
*FG Sets Aside N199bn For Critical Infrastructure Projects
*Osinbajo To Assess GEEP Loan On 11,000 Kano Beneficiaries
*FCMB Inspires Customers In New Thematic Campaign
*Pensioners Shutdown Bank Over Poor Welfare, Remunerations
*NDSA Seeks NCC’s Partnership On Cybersecurity
*NCC Presents N54.7M Research Grants To 8 Universities
*Prudential Zenith Life Commences Bancassurance Sales
*RNI Condemns Corruption Allegation Against Atiku
*Cholera Kills 12 In Adamawa
*. . . CAN Commiserates With Catholics, Church
*Killers Of Catholic Priests, Others Will Be Brought To Justice – Osinbajo
*Gov Bello Reads Riot Act To Kogi Contractors
*Shagari, 4 Other Docked for N500m Fraud

VANGUARD
*REC Warns Against Vote Buying As TuFace Is Unveiled As Campaign Ambassador
*Zamfara Commissioner’s Wife, 3 Children, 3 Relatives Kidnapped
*Prudential Zenith Begins Bancassurance Sales
*Turning The Senate Into A Toothless Bull-dog
*Balance ICT Infrastructure Investments With Skills, Knowledge, DBI Boss Tells ICT Decision Makers
*Naira Appreciates To N361.41/$ In I&E Window
*13% Derivation: Stop Payment To States Without Commission, FG Urged
*StarTimes Holds Maiden Customer Forum In Ibadan
*‘Leaders, Youths Should Emulate Jakande, Solanke, Lucas’
*Catholic Faithful Protest Nationwide As Slain Priests, 17 Parishioners Are Interred
*CSR Agency To Address Ethics And Positive Value Promotion
*Sales Rep Caught Raping 9-yr-old Girl In Bathroom
*Countdown (22) FIFA WC: Eagles Will Not Share Money In Russia, Says NFF Boss
*Pinnick Hails Moses, Advises Him To Focus On World Cup
*Wike Promises Eagles Surprise Package
*Skye Bank Offers Customers A Lifestyle Of Luxury With Select Account
*N2.4bn Suit Against Innoson: Court Awaits Supreme Court’s Decision
*Othihiwa Declares For House Of Reps Seat
*We Found $20,000, N5m Inside Range Rover At Dasuki’s Home, DSS Tells Court
*My Ex Needs To Be Taught A Lesson
*In Love With My Lover’s Half Brother
*How Do I Cope With My Nasty Son-in-law?
*Presidential War: After $16bn, Where’s Power? Buhari To Obasanjo
*3 Killed As Bayelsa Community Clash With Police Over Varsity Closure
*I Can’t Go Back To APGA —Okorocha

THE SUN
*EFCC to prosecute former Kano governor over N25 million election fund
*Nigerians fed up with mass killings, President “asleep” – Okogie
*JOHESU strike targeted at medical doctors, says NMA
*Benue buries catholic priests, Osinbajo says killers don’t fear God or man
*Buhari meets Senate panel on Saraki-IGP face-off
*Ondo Assembly removed deputy Speaker, Ogundeji Iroju
*Kebbi Assembly approves ex-APC chair, SSG as new commissioners
*10,000 Catholic faithful protest in Nsukka, call for immediate end to violence
*APC chair: Oshiomhole seeks Kalu’s support
*2019: Don’t contest, Arewa youths tell Buhari, Atiku

GUARDIAN
*$16bn power projects : EFCC, NASS records exonerate me of wrong doing — Obasanjo
*CBN holds key rate at record- high 14% on inflation risks
*$16bn power projects : EFCC, NASS records exonerate me of wrong doing — Obasanjo
*Trump says Kim summit could be delayed
*FG invests $10bn in infrastructure in 3 years — Osinbajo
*Kogi governor grants scholarship to best Law School graduate
*Atiku denies visiting Jang in Jos Prison
*Brazil’s Temer to scrap re- election plan, will back Meirelles
*SPIP investigator says he was sacked for refusing to probe Atiku, Saraki
*Pakistan heatwave kills 65 people in Karachi
*”I am proud to be a feminist”: Will Meghan shake-up Britain’s royals?
*Liverpool and Roma charged over crowd disturbances
*Zidane – Real as desperate as ever to win the Champions League
*Bale can make difference in Champions League final, says Giggs
*Ibrahimovic sent off as Galaxy end losing streak
*Buffon to make a decision on PSG within week
*Kane named England’s World Cup captain
*FBNQuest receives accolades for impactful deals
*Easing inflation, stable naira show Nigeria MPC may be right
*Experts fear investment losses as PIGB suffers setback
*APM Terminals contributes N186b to Nigeria’s economy yearly, says report

THISDAY
*Pharmaceutical Firm Unveils Oxytocin, others in Lagos to Check Maternal Deaths
*Leon Balogun Completes Brighton Switch
*Atletico Survives Super Eagles ‘B’ Team to Lift GOTV Max Cup
*Pinnick Hails Moses over FA Cup Victory with Chelsea
*Kane Named England Captain for Russia 2018
*Messi Joins Argentina’s World Cup Training Camp
*NFF Plans Town Hall Event for Port Harcourt
*Zenith Bank Emerges as Official Sponsor for Asaba 2018 Athletics Championship
*US Boxer Tests Positive after Fight with Joshua
*Serena Will Not Be Seeded at Roland Garros
*Breakthrough in Education Funding Could Help More Than Eight Million Nigerian…
*Is Our Democracy Dying?
*Battling the Rot in Bayelsa’s Civil Service
*‘Belt and Road’ Spurs Chinese Companies to Seek Investment Opportunities in…
*Breakthrough in Education Funding Could Help More Than Eight Million Nigerian…
*TUITION AND PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES
*Tackling the Graduate Un-employability Issue
*NACC: Impact of National Broadband Plan Yet to Be Felt
*A Visual Walk through Chinese History
*Premium Pension Appoints Kemi Oluwashina as Executive Director
*Vision 2020: FG Urged to Promote Public, Private Partnership Initiatives
*One Police, Different Rules
*Obi Bemoans Nigeria’s Poor Spending on Education
*Dangote Lifts 25,000 Women in Niger with N10bn Micro Grant
*Experts Seek Retooling of Education System to Enable Youths Transform Nigeria
*Perm Sec Canvasses Proper Guidance/Counselling to Address Unemployment
*Lalong: The Making of a Peace Ambassador
*British Council Restates Support for Schools’ Devt
*CIIN President Urges FG to Prioritise Service Sector Devt
*Rector Highlights Achievements at Unwana Poly
*Baptist Theological College Celebrates 21 Years of Building Lives, Nation
*Apprehension as Forte Oil Restructures Business
*Budget 2018: Something to Cheer?
*High TB Yields Push Banks’ Net Interest Income to N2.013tn
*Promasidor Guides Students on Informed Career Choices
*Foundation Targets over 500 Beneficiaries with Educational Support
*FMDQ OTC Exchange Records N14.9tn Transactions in One Month
*Activist Commends FG for Take-off of Maritime Varsity

PUNCH
*We’re not involved in toll gate clash – Seven-UP
*Biafra Day celebration: Soldiers, police beat up PUNCHman
*We’re not infected with Lassa fever – Victim’s family
*Court remands five men who allegedly raped, videotaped teenagers
*Gunmen kidnap Zamfara commissioner’s wife, two children, relatives
*Cyber fraudster impersonates Ambode’s wife
*LAGS okays flyover for Fagba area
*Ambode seeks strategic planning in govt
*Lagos promises improved workers’ welfare
*$16bn power projects: Buhari attacks Obasanjo, ex-President reacts
*Priests, parishioners buried in Benue, Catholics protest nationwide
*Lagos spare parts dealer kills lover, stuffs corpse in bin
*Buhari meets Senate team over IG-Saraki row
*Sultan berates religious leaders calling for war
*Abuja lady murdered after sacking guard, driver

TELEGRAPH
*POLITICAL NOTES: Religion and politics
*POLITRICKS: Tinubu’s wife to the rescue
*GotvMax Cup: Torres fires Atlético pass impressive Eagles
*War over outrageous bills
*Tell Garba Sheu…
*Rivers SSG, politician arraigned for N750m alleged fraud
*Kidnappers abduct commissioner’s wife, children
*Fidelity Bank mulls SMEs’ funding fair
*Union Bank introduces Robotics to power banking operations
*Currency swap: Commence mass food processing for export, Kalu tells industrialists and investors