NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [13 MAY, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Guardian Online Newspaper for today, Sunday, 13 May, 2018.

Sun, 13 May 2018
Israelis basked in national pride and prepared for a Jerusalem march expected to draw tens of thousands Sunday, a day ahead of the controversial US embassy move to the disputed city. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Nigeria has been called upon to reconsider its reluctance to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, some economic analysts said in separate interviews in Addis Ababa. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
With his lighthearted and easy-going demeanour, unique style and mastery of aesthetics and creative lighting, Kelechi Amadi-Obi has earned international renown for his work. Passion, mastery of his art and an uncanny ability to capture visuals are the trademarks that have seen him work with the best brands and organisations. But it was his determination'very [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Chairmanship and Councillorship election in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
The Borno Police Command says it is investigating the activities of ritualists to curb their nefarious motives in the state. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
North Korea will destroy its nuclear test site later this month, ahead of a summit with the United States, it said Saturday, pledging to blow up its tunnels in front of invited foreign media. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Hot favourite to become Italy coach Roberto Mancini has reached an exit agreement with his current club Zenit Saint Petersburg, the club reported Sunday. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Iran has sentenced to death eight alleged members of the Islamic State group in connection with deadly twin attacks in Tehran in June last year, the judiciary's news agency said on Sunday. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
The head of Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas left for Cairo on Sunday, sources in the movement said, a day before major protests are expected in the enclave over Washington's controversial Jerusalem embassy move. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Today is yet another Mother's Day and, by now, we're sure you are more than confused on how many times we celebrate this day in a year. But, this is the last one (we think). The best gift you can ever give to your mother is your company in the midst of some good food. [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Former Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has slammed those she termed 'mischief-makers' for 'putting words' in her mouth, saying she described former governors Rotimi Amaechi and Raji Fashola, now ministers, as scavengers. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
A Philippine mayor accused of involvement in narcotics trafficking survived an ambush on Sunday, police said, four months after President Rodrigo Duterte publicly threatened to kill him. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
A series of blasts, including a suicide bombing, struck churches in Indonesia on Sunday, killing at least nine people and wounding dozens in the deadliest attack for years in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
A Nigerian mother-of-two, Queen Obioma, has sued United Airlines, claiming she and her two children were booted from its plane because a passenger complained she smelled 'pungent'. 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Iru awo egungun wo L'obirin le se, Awo Gelede ni Obinrin le yan, ti Obinrin ba wo oro, oro a gbe.' - King Sunny Ade (E ki lo fun Omo Ode, 1974 ) Translation: Which of the cults can a woman belong to if not the Gelede cult' But if a woman sees the Oro, [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Nigeria, Lee In-Tae, has called for the support of Nigerian government in the on-going peace initiatives between North and South Korea. The Ambassador said this in Abuja, while reiterating that Nigeria was not just a strategic voice in Africa, but also influential in global politics. [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Over 250 stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State have reaffirmed their support for the re-election of Governor Samuel Ortom in the 2019 general election. They made the declaration, yesterday, in a communiqu issued after a meeting by leaders of associations, non-governmental organisations, groups and political stalwarts at the Smile View [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
For the umpteenth time, the hope of ending gas flaring in the Niger Delta has, once again, been rekindled as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), reaffirms Nigeria's strategic plan to stop the menace by 2020. But despite the renewed hope, environmental activists in the region are sceptical about government's sincerity, especially in the light [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
The Coordinator, National Coalition on Gas Flaring and Oil Spills in the Niger Delta (NACGOND) Rev. Father Edward Obi, in this interview with KELVIN EBIRI, explained that research has proven that gas flaring attacks men's generative capacity in the Niger Delta. He also informed that since flaring contributes to depleting the country's gas deposit, the [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
A geologist and community leader in Esit Eket Local Council of Akwa Ibom State, Samuel Lawrence Eshiet, says most of the uncommon diseases that have been diagnosed in oil producing communities have been associated with gas flaring. In this interview with ANIETIE AKPAN, he laments that the Federal Government and ExxonMobil are not doing enough [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
The APC local government congress was peaceful in Ebonyi State, with party loyalists turning out in their numbers to elect the 27-man local government executives of the party. The Guardian observed that the Senator Julius Ali Ucha faction of the party had the upper hand over the group loyal to the Minister of Science and [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Osun State governor,Rauf Aregbesola, has said his successor will outperform him. Aregbesola will handover to another democratically elected governor on November 27, 2018, after completing the constitutional two terms of four years in office. Speaking at an interactive session with the media and the public tagged, 'Ogbeni Till Day Break', yesterday, in Osogbo, [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
A member of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos was shot dead at the party's local government congress in Agege. The member, identified as Nurudeen Olanose, was allegedly shot at Central School, Dopemu, during a fracas that ensued after voting had ended yesterday. However, shortly after the first shooting another was shot dead by thugs [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Vice chncelor of Christopher University, Ogun State, Prof. Friday Ndubuisi, wants an end to incessant strikes in public varsities. He described the problem as 'cancerous', saying it has ridiculed tertiary education in the country. As the nation battles rising drug abuse among youths, he also sounded a note of warning to freshmen, saying any of [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
The crisis rocking the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got messier, yesterday, as peaceful, but parallel congresses were held across the local government councils of the state. Though the anticipated violence did not materialise, a faction of the party led by former Deputy Governor, Nestor Ibinabo, declared that both the ward [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday, distanced themselves from the party's local government congress held across the 44 councils of the state. The congress, which witnessed early turnout of party delegates, was devoid of skirmishes and violence. The Guardian gathered that delegates at the local government [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Nigeria's north knows it has a big problem on its hands concerning the 2019 Presidency, yet it is not prepared for public admission of that fact. It is easy to predict the political behaviour of the north by reading the lips of its opinion leaders and moulders. But, one stark reality of leadership selection [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) is partnering the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) on export of local products and job creation. The partnership is aimed at value addition to agro commodities. Speaking during the official visit of NEPC delegates to the institute, Director General of FIIRO, Prof. Gloria Elemo, said through the initiative, [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
Tertiary institutions have been admonished to brace up to current challenges of funding. The new Chairman, Governing Council, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic (RUGIPO), Owo, Ondo State, Barrister Banji Alabi, made this remark at the weekend, during a meeting with stakeholders in the school, to map out strategies for expanding sources of revenue for the institution. He [] 

Sun, 13 May 2018
lbativeni Foundation, with support from the Embassy of Ecuador, has offered a free six-month training on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to 20 ladies. In an interview with The Guardian, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Elbativeni Foundation,Destiny Ruth Obiakoeze, said the programme tagged: 'Project Loop Her', was designed to empower women by getting them acquainted [] 
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