Nigerian Newspapers headlines for today Monday, May 22, 2023: 10 things you need to know


Top headlines for today Monday May 22, 2023 and top Naija headlines news today.


What are the Nigerian newspapers headlines for today?



1) The 650,000 barrels per day oil processing facility at the Dangote Refinery, which begins operations on Monday (today), has been designed to process crude oil grades from the three continents of Africa, Asia, and America. It was also learned that the refinery would provide Nigeria with a daily surplus of approximately 38 million litres of petrol, diesel, kerosene and aviation fuel.


2) Ahead of today’s ruling on the application for live transmission of the proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, the Peoples Democratic Party and Labour Party stated on Sunday that the live telecast of the court sittings would remove any doubts about the judiciary’s transparency and promote fairness, whereas the APC argued that it would not advance the cause of justice.



3) Godswill Akpabio, a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, has urged Nigerians and incoming members of the 10th National Assembly not to judge him based on his brief tenure as Minister of Niger Delta Affairs. Akpabio stated that he preferred to be evaluated based on his 36 years of experience as a lawyer, six years as a commissioner, and eight years as a governor.Read More


4) National Drug Law Enforcement Agency agents arrested drug lord Charles Ezeh on Thursday following the seizure of 30.10 kilogrammes of methamphetamine with a street value of N567 million. The agency’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this information in a statement made available to journalists on Sunday.


5) Sunday’s explosion of a petrol cylinder in Isa, Isa Local Government Area, Sokoto State, reportedly claimed the lives of at least five people. According to Usman Muhammad, an eyewitness who confirmed the explosion, two artisans were among those killed.



6) The departing governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-rufai, has demanded that the state’s former governors swear on the Holy Qur’an that they did not steal public funds while in office. In his final interview with the Hausa Service of the Kaduna State Media Corporation (KSMC), El-rufai stirred up the hornet’s nest.


7) The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ended its five-day strike warning. On Sunday evening, the association’s president, Dr. Orji Emeka Innocent, announced that doctors would resume work at 8 a.m. on Monday.



8) At the weekend, nine farmers were murdered by bandits at Unguwar Danko near Dogon Dawa village in Birnin Gwari Area, Kaduna State. On Saturday afternoon, while the victims were working on their farms, the incident occurred.


9) Concerned by the large influx of migrants, the United Kingdom is about to announce new restrictions that prohibit Nigerian and other international students from travelling with their families. The crackdown, which will prohibit all masters students and many other postgraduates from bringing family members over, will be announced this week, according to a report.


10) Yesterday, the Coalition of Arewa Civil Society Organisations demanded the resignation of Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), due to allegations hanging around his neck. In a statement released by the coalition’s chairman, Adamu Aminu Musa, it was stated that Bawa’s resignation at this time was necessary to preserve NigePria’s reputation.




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