Guardian News Archive for May 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Aisha Buhari joins husband in London

Trump's communications director resigns as staff shake-up looms

Wenger agrees new two-year deal

Wenger to extend Arsenal reign

North Korea says ballistic missile test successful

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83

Southeast shutdown for 50th anniversary of Biafra declaration

Monday, May 29, 2017

Much of 2016 budget cleared inherited mess, says Osinbajo

Oil producing states shared N20.62b in February

NCC secures N221 million waiver for MTN in Kano

Bid to cut N418b HIV budget unsettles Nigeria, others

German Hollywood star Kruger ditches glamour to win at Cannes

Court grants leave to compel government to publish 1999-2015 audited reports

Group faults FG’s strategy on economy, alleges N5tr debt profile

TVS Tricycle comes with in-built music system

Akintola lauds Oyo governor Abiola Ajimobi on good goverance

I’ll use my status as JP to ensure peace in Niger Delta, says Tony Afejuku

Oil workers commend passage of petroleum industry bill

Iwobi, Ola Aina arrive in Paris as Eagles’ camp bubbles with 19 players

NBA-SBL to boost law graduates’ employability

Joaquin Phoenix, a fearless explorer of damaged souls

‘Africa needs to adopt unified system of technology for successful digital switchover’

Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt EU interests: German FM

Nadal, Djokovic cruise as Muguruza downs ex-champ

Democracy Day: Osinbajo has rekindled Nigerians’ hope in APC, says CSO

Tiger Woods arrested on suspicion of driving under influence

Buhari absent on second anniversary as president

Barca to confirm Valverde as new coach

Osinbajo, critics disagree over Buhari's mid-term scorecard

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Be ready to make sacrifice, Osinbajo tells Nigerians

NAF base may be attacked, says Air Chief Abubakar

Leicester City fret as West Ham bids £24m for Iheanacho

Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower set to become world’s tallest building

Quadri, Assar lead Africa as ITTF world fiesta serves off in Germany

Okowa tasks Niger Delta indigenes on peace

Factors fueling rise in cement prices

Experts call for adequate budgetary support for hydrological services

Eight people shot dead after family quarrel

Democracy Day: We must remain vigilant, says Tinubu

Two dead, 18 hurt in China knife attack: state media

Democracy Day: NLC urges FG to announce tripartite c’ttee on minimum wage

Costa will only leave Chelsea for Atletico

Trump prepares for defense of top aide in Russia row

G7 Summit: Osinbajo says Africa is confident of future

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Discordant tunes trail Buhari’s second year performance

After one month of CVR, logistic challenges persist

Art is not only an investment, it’s also beauty - Kavita Chellaram

North Korea leader oversees 'new' weapon system test

Without Odey, Olatunbosun clash with MFM will be tough - Coach Bala

Arsenal wins record 13th FA Cup

Philippines' Duterte under fire over 'sickening' rape joke

Disharmony at G7 as Trump plays his own tune

Friday, May 19, 2017

National Assembly to pass bill on whistle blowing soon

Trump takes perilous first steps on world stage

Macron visits Mali's restive north

Nearly 70 prisoners flee in second DR Congo jail break

Osinbajo receives 2017 budget from NASS

Wenger says Arsenal future to be decided end of May

Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against WikiLeaks's Assange

Trump says Venezuela crisis a 'disgrace to humanity'

Thursday, May 18, 2017

‘How military officials benefit from fight against Boko Haram’

Senate stops Buhari’s appointee from assuming office

Abuja, Cross River, Adamawa hit by high transport fare

Izilien renews battle with NFF over unpaid wages

Spotlight on the National Assembly 2017 budget

Disquiet as NBA Ikeja holds election today

The smokescreen

Air Peace awards N300m grant, special fares to students

Thrones of Ife and Lagos: Courtesy not boundaries

Anaesthetic wipes help men last five minutes longer in bedroom

NDDC embarks on N366bn worth of projects in Delta, says Ndoma-Egba

Four-goal Kane eyes golden boot after crushing Leicester

Boko Haram traps starving people in Nigeria, UN warns

US court battle gives clues to Nigerian arms scandal

White House knew sacked adviser was under investigation

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Senate halts spending by 38 federal agencies

Government receives N11tr from SPDC JVs in four years

Ivory tower in the throes of corruption scandals

Well-wisher delivers flowers to President Buhari in London

Anti-HIV progress under threat

More natural remedies for hypertension validated

Government poised to support ICT stakeholders for sustainable development

'Resident Evil' lays zombies to rest after 15 grisly years

Boko Haram’s actions delay return of IDPs to Borno, says Shettima

‘Nothing has changed in Nigeria’s Women Football League’

The curious case of boxing

Netflix row embroils Cannes as star-studded festival kicks off

No more France camp for Eagles, team to return May 28

Foreign business school empowers African youths

U.K. candidate, David Nabarro, promises shake-up in WHO

Sex and religion: are all copulation styles allowed for married couples?

Appraising JAMB’s approach to eliminate examination fraud with new innovations

Breaking the Africans’ bondage

Ronaldo double puts Madrid within point of title

Romero at the ready in Man United stalemate

US capital slams "attack" as Erdogan guards clash with protest

Saraki seeks global action against terrorism, illegal migration

Another Chibok girl rescued - Presidency

Senate orders NNPC to stop further capital expenditure

Tinapa: Nigeria's $450 million white elephant

Putin 'ready to provide recording' of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Wenger won't give up in top four race

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

‘NNPC, CBN, 36 others fail to submit budget proposals’

Boko Haram fighters returning to Sambisa forest, says report

High food prices contradict latest declining inflation rate

Nigeria lost N3.3 trillion oil revenue last year

NFF coaches storm Abuja for salaries’ screening

We will beat Zambia, Nigeria to qualify, Algeria’s new coach boasts

SON intercepts N200 million sub-standard cables, bulbs

Secrecy shrouds APC primary exercise

Nigeria to consolidate female participation in technology with Techplus 2017

First unisex contraceptive made from olives

How do I plan my family

Enelamah says Buhari’s two years successful, though challenging

Imam, wife, 4 children killed in Ijebu-Ode

Fayose declares May 19, work free day

Sanchez keeps Arsenal in top-four hunt

Female suicide bombers attack Borno village, kill two

Trump says he has 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

Doctors move to avert spread of fresh Ebola outbreak

Monday, May 15, 2017

Reps summon Adeosun over alleged oil, gas infractions

South Africa’s new coach, Stuart Baxter wants to beat Nigeria

Trump accused of divulging top secret intelligence to Russians

Capital market experts caution on equities investment

Petroleum marketers elect executives

The substance of Buhari, Osinbajo power transition

NNPC to resume oil exploration in Chad Basin in six weeks

EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman

Nigeria vigilant after DR Congo Ebola deaths

Putin says intimidation of North Korea must end

South Africa court to rule on Zuma confidence vote

Kerber back on top of WTA rankings

Boko Haram kills six farmers in Maiduguri

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Arik, Aero may merge as national carrier 

Power sector employees, customers collude to steal energy

Fresh concerns over rising cases of drug-resistant TB, Ebola outbreak in Congo DR

Stakeholders worried about N1.8tr debt service in 2017

Fresh $11 million funding underway for participatory slums upgrading scheme

Central Conference offers a glimpse into the future

Oando re-strategises to cushion effect of FX volatilities

Suspected herdsmen attack Niger community, kill 21

Families seek justice over youth leader’s murder

Population commission proposes N33 billion for 2017 pre-census activities

Forfeit your salary arrears, Akeredolu begs Ondo workers 

Alphabet’s Waymo teams up with Lyft to test autonomous cars

Radio One Children’s Day Sports fiesta kicks off May 20

Jogging for 30 minutes daily slows ageing by nine years

Clamour for compulsory insurance of public assets heightens

Europol chief urges vigilance against increasing cyber attacks

Nadal edges out Thiem for fifth Madrid Masters

2017 Budget: Expert wants FG to make debt profile public

Merkel's party bags key victory in bellwether state vote

Spurs say farewell to the Lane

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Macron takes office as French president

Saturday, May 13, 2017

N5,000 monthly Stipend: Identity challenge, difficult terrain hampering programme

Budget delays: ‘We can’t get it right with wrong timing’

36 years after Bob Marley passed on, No Woman No Cry stirs ownership controversy

Ethiopians dominate Okpekpe Road Race

Meningitis C vaccines not free at LUTH, say Corps members

Africa experiencing data growth, says Smile Telecoms

Is the ruling elite of Nigeria by chance or by choice?

Ekweremadu: Lessons in true leadership

Beware of false prophets - Part 2

Mother, twins detained in hospital

The Guardian, Nollywood, IITA collaborate farming Reality TV Show

'Cattle ranching only solution to herdsmen/farmers clashes'

Four civilians killed in Ukraine ahead of Eurovision

Sanusi urges universities to initiate researches toward innovations

Guard killed in suicide attack in Maiduguri

After title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup

Mahrez penalty mishap lets Man City off hook

Guard killed in suicide attack in northeast Nigeria

BoI to assist SMEs with N376bn before end of 2019

After title, Costa sets sights on FA Cup

Rebel soldiers block access to Ivory Coast's second-largest city

Boko Haram releases video of Chibok girl who refused to be rescued

Osinbajo can be challenged in court for acting president role, says lawyer

Friday, May 12, 2017

Politicians tried to bribe court over Abia judgment, says CJN

Osinbajo can be challenged in court for Acting President role, says lawyer

Ini Abimbola

Celebrity couples: Marriage made in Nollywood

How Chelsea's title triumph unfolded

No Togo friendly for Super Eagles

New dawn in Anambra, as Golden Tulip takes over Agulu Lake Hotel

Glo Mega Music Tour: Flavour, KOK held fans bound in ‘collabo’ at Awka

Batshuayi delivers Chelsea Premier League title

Trump warns sacked FBI chief not to 'leak' conversations

Brexit minister lashes out at Juncker for 'meddling'

Wenger aims to silence critics with Euro push

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Northern elders vow to defend Buhari presidency

‘Non-passage of PIB is shame to Nigeria’s oil, gas industry’

Nigeria can earn billions from food exports - Imoteda Aladekomo

National Assembly passes N7.441 trillion 2017 budget

Bharti Airtel posts $6m from Africa operations

Ekiti Assembly wants Fayose to probe Fayemi’s administration

Sunnet systems emerges customer focused technology delivery company

Blind spot

Resolving Nigeria’s power sector challenges

Solidaridad advocates best farm management practice to boost oil palm production

Lagos Assembly demands amendment of National Inland Waterways Authority Act

NCS tasks LASG on identity management

CSEAN, Panda to offer solutions on newgen cyber threats

Rallying to widen access, increase knowledge through e-learning

Boch partners Arcon to deploy PIMS in Africa

Opera $100 million investment to boost Africa’s digital economy

Bailly off as Man Utd squeeze into Europa final

Murray bows out as Djokovic marches on in Madrid

INEC inaugurates planning committee for 2019 general elections

Senate passes 2017 budget

White House fumes after Russia releases Trump meeting photos

Chibok girls to reunite with parents 'next week'

Mugabe not asleep but resting his eyes, says spokesman

Wenger applauds master of invention Sanchez

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Niger Delta indigenes give terms for modular refineries’ takeoff

‘How Senate saved Nigeria from constitutional crisis’

Atletico comeback falls short as Real reach final

How recession shrinks newspapers’ geographical spread

Obaseki applauds historic Nigerian art at Italian Biennale

PMG-MAN unveils initiatives to exploit pharmaceutical industry’s potential

Applicants scramble for teaching forms in Akwa Ibom

Group calls for probe of of ECOWAS Parliament

Ozzy to 'bark at moon' during solar eclipse

Buhari meets 82 Chibok school girls in Abuja

Trump invites South Korean president Moon to Washington

Trump turns on critics over FBI chief firing

Parents, Chibok schoolgirls wait to be reunited

Parents of Chibok schoolgirls face wait to be reunited

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Senate chides Buhari for calling VP ‘coordinator’

IMF urges CBN to implement flexible forex regime

Trump sacks FBI director, sparking firestorm

‘Mikel will return for South Africa tie’

Nigeria remains hotspot as pirates kidnap 58 seafarers

With Mountain of Yesterday, Tony Nwaka preaches ethnic harmony

Unveil set for cinemas

The first hundred days of Donald Trump

Edo government's pace-setting concrete roads

The way we are

Senate insists on probing $5bn fraud petition against Chevron

Some Chibok girls refused to be freed - Negotiator

Buhari's health stokes governance concerns

Nigeria seeks $5.2b from World Bank for electricity

Monday, May 08, 2017

Suspended SGF Lawal, Ikoyigate probe in limbo

CBN, NGE seek support to revive Nigeria’s economy

Oculus and Vive headsets are taking Israel's army underground

Fraud allegations threaten universal health scheme

Mikel left out as Rohr announces squad for final preparation

Police boss orders manhunt for killers of inspector

Delta State commends the cooperation of media organisations

NSITF prioritises staff welfare to boost productivity

Alcohol linked with higher risk of breast cancer in Africans

Simple blood tests lead to improved hypertension care in African countries

Buhari’s integrity led to release of Chibok girls, says Shettima

Ondo launches SIFMIS for workers competence, accountability

Writers declare Kante best footballer ahead of Hazard, Alli

First synthetic retina for visually impaired created

CAF names Pinnick president of AFCON, media committees

Women who take folic acid during pregnancy more likely to have emotionally stable children

‘Fast-track procedure should be extended to matters commenced by Originating Summons’

Fabregas condemns Boro as Chelsea close on title

Monaco cling to hope of miracle in Turin

Abducted Cross River Commissioner regains freedom

Car bomb attack kills six in Mogadishu

South Africa 'coup plotter' granted bail

Chibok girls: PDP faults prisoner swap deal

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Buhari begins fresh medical vacation in London

U.S. raises hope for return of $500m Abacha loot

Macron, 39 wins French presidential election

‘Nigeria lost N523 billion to gas-flaring in two years’

Arsenal keeps top four hopes alive as Wenger ends Mourinho curse

Firm unveils platform for personal loan deals

Medical experts decry neglect of sickle cell patients in Nigeria

Leveraging diversity and inclusion for corporate growth

Realtors demand freezes in conversion of homes to commercial purposes 

Nigerian athletics not beyond redemption, says Rosa Collins

‘Building technology now makes home delivery faster, affordable’

Defeated Le Pen claims 'historic' gains, wishes Macron 'success'

Chibok girls arrive Presidential Villa

Chibok girl comes back with leg amputated

Buhari leaves for London for another medical check up

Macron elected French president

Hope for Arsenal as Wenger breaks Mourinho hex

Chibok girl returns with baby

Macron, Le Pen face off as France elects president

The four Americans detained in North Korea

Merkel challengers fight to hang on in north Germany

Dogara calls for constitution role for traditional rulers

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Cross River to sue FG for N3 trillion over Bakassi

500, 000 malnourished children risk death over delayed passage of 2017 budget

I am not a Nollywood actor, says Fosudo

We’re ready for Spartan FC, MFM’s Ilechukwu declares

Guardiola on the attack despite City rout

Jonathan outsmarted

82 Chibok girls exchanged for Boko Haram suspects

Boko Haram frees more Chibok girls

At least 29 schoolchildren killed in Tanzania bus crash

Messi wins appeal as FIFA wipes ban

US, UK say Boko Haram plans to kidnap foreign aid workers

Friday, May 05, 2017

At last, Buhari appears in public

Toyin Saraki - There needs to be a mentality change on what spaces a woman can or cannot occupy

Service chiefs, others meet in Aso Rock over Boko Haram

Slack opens new London office amid Brexit uncertainty

For Olubunmi, there’s ability in disability

Apple jumps to lead wearable computing with smartwatch

Women development and poverty reduction in Lagos

Lanzini leaves Spurs' title bid in tatters

Boko Haram attack in Chad kills nine troops, 40 jihadists: sources

Bolt wants to be 'among best players in world'

Buhari seen in public for first time in weeks

Absence of EFCC counsel stalls corruption trial of senior advocate

Waxing Moon set for South Korea presidency

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Despite N1.4tr CBN lifeline, prices of goods to remain high

Reps under fire for rejecting oil firms’ relocation to Niger Delta

Gabriel Okara… Restoring the genius of Africa’s oldest living poet

Baxter to lead Bafana against Eagles in Uyo

Marketing strategies that work for small business owners - Part 2

Amosun lauds NASFAT over N2.5 billion mosque

Rashford edges Man Utd towards Europa League final

Aiteo refutes allegation of complicity in $1.2bn swap deal

May takes tough Brexit stance as UK holds local elections

Nigeria retains 40th spot in FIFA ranking

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Government to revoke licences of idle private refineries

Buhari ‘still resting’, fails to attend FEC meeting again

FRC set to release template on MDAs operating surplus to curb fraud

North Korea media warns China of 'grave consequences'

South Africa set to name coach for Super Eagles clash

African Union unveils 2017 AFRIMA calendar in South Africa

Edo State government promises constant salaries, assures labour of retraining

Actor appeals to FG on fight against piracy

Research institute chief faults prolonged NASU strike 

Juventus close on final as Higuain hurts Monaco

Buhari absent again from cabinet meeting

Boko Haram leader Shekau 'injured in air strike'

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Extra-budgetary bailout for states hits N1.75 trillion

World Bank expects oil prices to hit $60 per barrel in 2018

MTN explains sack of 280 workers

South West leaders demand new constitution before 2019 elections

Obasanjo, Babangida, Abubakar meet over Buhari’s health

Camping Super Eagles in France not a waste of fund, says Erico

Fire guts Oba of Lagos’ palace

Anxiety over Muhammadu Buhari’s health heats up polity

Nnamani committee recommends electoral offences commission, independent candidacy

ATCON pushes for more co-location operations

Everton's Lennon held with 'stress-related illness'

Lynch talks retiring, fishing and anything but 'Twin Peaks'

Professionals seek synergy to achieve quality housing

Ronaldo hat-trick leaves Real on verge of final

IS attack kills dozens at Syria camp

Juventus aiming to make experience count against Monaco

German FM says Libya camps no solution to migrant woes

Eight Malian soldiers killed in central Mali attack

Microsoft out to regain ground in schools with Surface

Trump advocates US government shutdown

Le Pen in speech plagiarism scandal

Buhari urged to take medical leave

Monday, May 01, 2017

Protesting workers demand to see Buhari

Dwindling cargo volume grounds ports’ operations

Trump downshifts Michelle Obama's healthy school food scheme

Illicit financial flows from Nigeria, others hit $3.5tr

Nigeria back from Marrakech with eight gold, two silver medals

Akande, cleric warn against causing chaos over Buhari’s health

Mikel to miss Super Eagles, Bafana Bafana AFCON qualifier

Lagos pays N27.41b accrued pension

Can cracker tightens Liverpool's hold on third

'I'll beat Joshua with one arm tied behind my back'

PDP demands release of Lamido, Suswam, others in custody

Trump would be 'honored' to meet North Korea's Kim, if conditions right

Cech 'angry' after derby defeat

Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Nigeria loses over N200 billion yearly to air pacts

Government’s self-sufficient refining quest under threat

Nigerian firms lead Africa in returns

South Korea media warn of 'Trump risk' to alliance

‘I didn’t frustrate Anthony Joshua from representing Nigeria, says Nwankpa

No further information on Abacha’s loot spendings, says World Bank

France's Le Pen on offensive with vote a week away

NASS committed to passing new minimum wage bill, says Dogara

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