News Headlines Jun 5, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 5, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

Reactions as UK seizes fresh N82bn Abacha loot
Corrupt customs officers, smugglers killing local rice production
N’Assembly leadership: PDP NWC meets lawmakers-elect Thursday, Friday
Alleged N3.4bn fraud: Kano anti-graft agency recommends Sanusi’s suspension
Niger man kills neighbour for making advances to his wife
Two men arraigned for molesting 10-year-old in Katsina
Gombe FRSC canvasses bicycles use for healthy living
Kaduna residents seek better infrastructure, security
NPA empowers 100 Nasarawa women with grinding, sewing machine
One hell of a niggardly budget
Eid-el Fitri: Lagos stadiums, sports centres turn prayer grounds
I’m fit, ready for AFCON, says Ighalo
Klopp thanks departing Sturridge, Moreno
Akwa’s Nya targets win against IfeanyiUbah
Petrol price hike, ailing refineries, others marred Buhari’s first term
Stakeholders laud FG’s investment plan for Nigeria Air
NCAA revokes pilot’s licence for safety violation
Presidential aide bags Nelson Mandela award
Confusion as land grabbers unleash Oro deity on Ogun community
Police apprehend two pipeline vandals in Ogun
Commercial bus crushes final-year OAU student to death
45 malnourished pupils rescued from illegal Islamic school
Police sergeant allegedly murders 23-year-old man in Abia
We’re still in shock, says father of boy electrocuted by Chinese firm’s faulty machine
Two nabbed for unlawful possession of firearms
APC says Oyegun condoned indiscipline as party chairman
Speakership: CUPP rejects Gbajabiamila, drags him to court for perjury
Looters will account for their deeds, Ihedioha vows
Ekiti assembly orders suspended council chairmen to refund N3.6bn
Dickson lauds Bayelsa lawmakers
N’Assembly leadership: PDP NWC meets lawmakers-elect Thursday, Friday
Stakeholders laud FG’s investment plan for Nigeria Air
LG professional body backs NFIU on new financial guidelines
Nestle, LBS partner to boost capacity development
I’m fit, ready for AFCON, says Ighalo
Messi beats Ronaldo to UCL best goal
Konta reaches French Open semis
Mother of two emerges best graduating student at Babcock
Malpractice: JAMB conducts fresh UTME for 490 candidates
PSN raises the alarm over increasing drug abuse
Oncologists to hold conference in Lagos
Goncalves urges Nigerians to promote milk consumption
Mouth odour affects a child’s confidence – Orenuga
‘Menstrual filth can cause infertility in women’
Why doctors are on warning strike — MDCAN COOUTH
MTN creates subsidiary for mobile financial services
Firm proffers tech-based solutions to fraud
EIC to incubate tech startups, targets youths
Stakeholders identify role of technology in tourism
Editorial: Curbing abuse of internal party democracy
Internally generated poverty (2)
Why the Kano emirs law is invalid
Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

The Nation

Oshiomhole cleaning your mess, APC replies Oyegun
Message for the President
These sickly organs
Nation 2019 June 5 ABCD; time wasting is corruption
The fear of Boko Haram
From Yaba Tech to City Varsity
Install CCTV and make traffic offenders pay, Alibaba advises Sanwo-Olu
LASPEC pays N45b accrued rights
Pension complaints and solutions
Chevron facility fire: Anxiety grips Ondo community
Long-serving legislators returning to ninth assembly
Rivers community gets free medicare
Lifting African economies through trade, creativity
Echoes and rumours of ‘true federalism’
INEC and Imo West Senatorial election
Monarch pledges development for community
Youths advised on culture, values
Entertainment sector rally for space at Edo Creative Hub
Tonto Dikeh splashes ‘Greek gifts’ to mark 34
‘Life as Ambode’s photographer’
Stakeholders fault SEC actions against Oando
Tension in Tompolo’s kingdom over military operations
Presidency: NGOs, CSOs confirm Buhari’s social investment progress
Obasanjo to Aisha: draw your husband’s attention to Nigerians’ plights
PDP caucus to members: support any APC candidate of your choice
Saraki mourns late mother of Emir of Ilorin
FG applauds emergence of Nigerian Bande as 74th UNGA President
A’Ibom APC disowns anti-Akpabio group
We enjoy cordial relationship with South East govt – Miyetti Allah
Senate Leadership: Group endorses Lawan, Orji Kalu
Ozekhome: President should approve state police
Gbajabiamila: Nation building is my priority
Dickson hails Bayelsa Assembly for passing 105 bills in four years
Breaking: Granada promoted to La Liga
Infantino set to be re-elected FIFA president
Former Real Madrid boss Lopetegui is new Sevilla coach
Protest over unpaid entitlement: NFF begs flying Eagles players
Aruna Quadri in seeding list for Hong Kong Open
Flying Eagles lacked coordination, says Akanni
Lifting African economies through trade, creativity
Wema Bank: Growing profitability
CBN pensioners urge Emefiele to honour agreement
Exploring opportunities in blockchain
City Beats
Eid-el-Fitr: Obaseki felicitates with Muslim faithful
Two pipeline ‘vandals’ held in Ogun
30-yr-old killed for making advances to married woman
Corporation workers suspend strike for AbdulRazaq
Suicide: Youth activist tasks parents on family ties, values
Ihedioha to review Imo laws
Kenneth Ekhuemelo receives Hymnodia car prize
Ara Thunder single, Bojuboju, for release June 7
Recording with 2Baba has been our best moments, says AB
5 lessons from Naira Marley’s trial


Not Quite Fulani Empire Day
News in Photographs: Buhari Prays at Mambila Barracks, Receives Homage in State House
Buhari Praises Osinbajo, Urges Him to Remain Exemplary
Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor Unveils Foundation
Group Empowers Female Entrepreneurs
…Team Briefed on Integrity Variables
AFN Chief Blasts NOC over Illegal Meeting
SWAN Tasks Gov. Sule on Youth Restiveness
Impacting Lives through Adopt-A-School Initiative
C&I Leasing, Dangote Flour Mills, Chams Count Gains amidst Bear Run
Oduduru: World Championship Glory Next After NCAA Heroics
Agbami Restate Commitment to Quality Education, Donates Classroom to Abia School
Federer Sets up S’final Clash with Nadal
Cleric Urges Catholic Knights to Defend Faith
62 Graduands Bag First Class at Babcock Varsity
Don’t Drag Us into Your Crisis, PDP Tells APC
Credit to Private Sector Rises to N24 Trillion
NIMASA Facilitate Release of Nigerian Crew in Equatorial Guinea
Serena Wlliams Makes History as Forbes Richest Woman Athlete

Daily Trust

W/Africa Container Terminal set for $10m upgrade
ICAN’s 55th President vows to tackle corruption
Aviation unions adamant against airports concession
Why South African airlines CEO resigned
Pre-order for 2019 BMW X7 begins October
Speakership: ‘PDP lawmakers free to support APC candidates’
How Oyegun helped PDP to bounce back – APC
Sallah: ACF urges Nigerians to shun hate speeches, embrace peaceful dialogue
Onnoghen: Buhari, Acting CJN ask court to dismiss suit
Breaking: Muhammad Bande emerges UNGA President
Kaduna introduces Jolly Phonics to enhance pupils’ learning
ABU Muslim Forum donates N2m items to inmates, orphans
Kaduna CAN moves to end rising cases of divorce, land dispute
Speakership: ‘PDP lawmakers free to support APC candidates’
APC coalition demands Oshiomhole’s resignation
APC crisis: Oyegun offers to help Oshiomhole
Super 6: Lobi Stars, Enyimba win as Pillars, Akwa settle for draw
Mustapha: Enyimba will build on 1-0 win over Rangers
I didn’t resign, I handed over, says Ibrahim Galadima
W/Africa Container Terminal set for $10m upgrade
ICAN’s 55th President vows to tackle corruption
Aviation unions adamant against airports concession
Eid-el-fitr: FRSC deploys 2,000 officers on Abuja-Lokoja road
Kuje chairman approves N17.7m for teachers promotion
I have put politics behind me – Candido
Spare a thought
Zamfara Judgement: There is triumph in defeat
His Excellency took a new wife
Saraki, Buhari, Omo-Agege and our democracy
Aisha Buhari doesn’t stand alone
Sudan military council calls for elections after attack on protesters
Youths protest killing of native, 23, burn police van in Umuahia
Police nab 2 suspected pipeline vandals in Ogun
Suspected teenage cultists docked in Ogun court
Editorial: Don’t bring back park and pay
Why Buhari should reject EFCC Act amendment – Lawyers
Dutse varsity raises alarm over fake 2019/2020 admission cut-off point
150th anniversary: St. Anne’s alumni seek N250m to refurbish school
Kwara governor, Emir, others celebrate peaceful Sallah in Ilorin
Eid-El-Fitr: Governor Mohammed calls for tolerance
World Environment Day: ‘Beat Air Pollution’

The Sun

APC crisis: Oshiomhole, Oyegun trade words
Our case against Oshiomhole –Aggrieved APC members
Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande elected President of 74th UNGA
Eminent Igbo groups back Kalu for DSP
2023: Group endorses Kalu, Ekweremadu, Obi for president
Senate leadership: Group endorses Lawan, Orji Kalu
Eid-el-Fitr: I’ll secure FCT despite voting PDP – Buhari
Eid-el-Fitr: Prayers, actions needed against insecurity –Sultan
… NLC tasks FG on insecurity
Eid-el-Fitr: Glo congratulates Muslims
Fight to the finish, Abubakar tells special forces
Fake News: No agreement with CRCC –Ghana railways
… Govs, APC, PDP felicitate with Muslims
Only proper restructuring can save Nigeria –George
What President Buhari must do to succeed in second term -Igbinedion
We need committed leaders to strengthen electoral system – Okotete
2023: Group endorses Kalu, Ekweremadu, Obi for president
FG to save N2trn with IDEC project
Buhari’s tax policies stifling investments, diversification efforts –LCCI
Afreximbank, JBIC sign $300m agreement to support development projects in Africa
2nd term: BudgiT urges Buhari to privatise refineries, remove subsidy
Obaseki battles unemployment with Edo Production Centre initiative
Djokovic records10th successive French Open quarterfinal
Joshua denies Whyte drugs claim over Ruiz Jr defeat
Yakmut billed for NSSM 2019 conference
NPFL Super Six: Lobi Stars top match day 1
8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals: Super Falcons land in France
… I’m not under Pressure –Oshoala
Ozil may join Man Utd, Fenerbahce
AFCON 2019 final squad: Rohr focuses on Balogun, Iheanacho
Poland 2019: Flying Eagles thrown out of hotel
Ahmed Musa secures new endorsement deal
Ekong out of Eagles/Zimbabwe friendly
Rohr: Fittest team will win AFCON
Child education: Time for the real change
Setting agenda for Buhari’s 2nd tenure through visionary leadership
Airtel’s melodrama TVC
Can President summarily direct the setting up of state, local government police forces without constitution amendment?
Witches and wizards behind the sufferings of many (8)
Obj: Buhari or Sultan of Sokoto can end insecurity, doing God’s will (3)
‘Puff Adder’ is police zero tolerance for crime –DIG Lakanu
Onslaught on ‘Okada’ commercial riders
Feminine rage in Bayelsa
Don’t meddle in UNILAG’s internal affairs, Reps tell governing council


JUST IN: Israel’s First Lady Nechama Rivlin Dies At 73, PM Benjamin Netanyahu Mourns
PDP To APC: Don’t Drag Us Into Your Crisis
9th NASS: PDP Reps Caucus Directs Members To Support Speakership…
Not All Our Members Share Progressive Ideals, APC Spokesman Laments
BREAKING: Nigeria’s Prof Mohammed-Bande Elected President UN…
Channel Island seizes another £211m Abacha’s loot
Foundation moves to eliminate suicide among Nigerian youths
Delta APC faction heads to Supreme Court over Omo-Agege’s candidacy
Gombe Governor, Inuwa constitutes panel to recover govt properties
WASSCE: 4 supervisors arrested for corruption ― WAEC boss
We will no longer tolerate unqualified persons as teachers ― NUT Chairman
Sanwo-Olu felicitates with Muslims, urges them to seek for peace, harmony in Nigeria
Eid-el-fitri: Senator Wamakko frees 45 prison inmates in Sokoto
UK confiscates fresh £211 million Abacha loot
#EidElFitr: Buhari commends Nigerians on peaceful elections, urges Muslims to promote religious harmony
Okorie trains over 15,000 constituents on business development
Ohanaeze Ndigbo not fair to Buhari leadership, says APC Chair
Ortom felicitates with Muslim, assures sustainable peace, security
Katsina state Govt, firm at war over N66.268b Paris Club refund
Reps ask CBN, Police, NBA to probe forgery of over N5bn school land documents ― Report
FRSC, others mark World Bicycle Day in Anambra
Eid-el-Fitr: Adelabu tasks Nigerians on brotherliness, peaceful coexistence
Don’t pick up those deeds shunned during Ramadan, Makinde urges Muslims
Jonathan, others to Bayelsa guber aspirants: Subscribe to conduct of peaceful poll
Kogi gov’s wife urges Muslims to imbibe lessons of Ramadan
Unizik new VC assumes duty, promises to give school new look
EID EL-FITR : Omo-Agege felicitates with muslims, harps for unity
Bauchi gov, Bala Muhammad calls for patience
Akeredolu charges clergy to preach, pray against corruption
Eid-el-Fitr: Shun activities that’ll throw Nigeria to major crisis ― TUC
Imbibe the spirit of Eid-El-Fitr, NLC tells Muslims
House committee absolves UNILAG management of corruption allegation
I will always stand by Ebiraland, Kogi ― Sen Ogembe
Eid-el-Fitr Celebration: Gombe residents urged to live in peace, harmony
PENGASSAN, social partners to set up Trust Fund for late President’s family
Channel Island seizes another £211m Abacha’s loot
Foundation moves to eliminate suicide among Nigerian youths
Export Rejection: NAQS Provides10 Revised Guideline For Agro-Export
Nigeria is ready for 5G network ― NCC


Eid-el Fitr: PMB, Saraki, Dogara Preach Religious Tolerance
Gov Ihedioha Gives Okorocha 24 Hours To Hand Over
Nigeria’s Prof Mohammed-Bande Emerges UN General Assembly President
Embrace Farming, Emir Of Zazzau Urges Subjects
FG Inaugurate Governing Boards For Health Regulatory Boards, Councils
Time For Sharing Govt Money Is Over In Edo’
12th African Games: Weightlifting Director Aims To Surpass Record In Morocco
… Buhari To Re-Engineer, Reposition Country – Don
Eid-el-Fitr: PDP Rejoices With Nigerians, Urges Selflessness, Love
Poland 2019: Owolabi, Adepoju Call For Positives From Flying Eagles Ouster
Muhammad-Bande Emerges UNGA President
Ogun-Guangdong FTZ Set To Welcome More Investors
Fidelity Bank Poised To Assist Smes Expands Online Prominence
Dutse Varsity Raises Alarm Over Fake 2019/2020 Admission Cut-Off Point
IBB Confident Nigeria’ll Overcome Security Challenges Soon
I Thank Kogites For Supporting Governor Bello – Ohinoyi of Ebiraland
Cinema, Production Houses Rally For Space At Edo Creative Hub
Gombe Governor Set-Up Committee To Recover Looted Assets
Ebonyi Cult Clashes: Aged Women Protest Alleged Killings In Ebonyi
Gov. Ishaku Felicitate With Muslim Ummah Over Eid-El-Fitr
FG Inaugurate Governing Boards For Health Regulatory Boards, Councils
Time For Sharing Govt Money Is Over In Edo’

The Guardian

Man pays tuition fees for 121 less privileged varsity students in Bauchi
Ex-gov Ajimobi urges cooperation with Makinde
APC, Kaduna PDP guber candidate task Moslems on virtues of Ramadan
UK seizes fresh £211 million Abacha loot
Seven injured in Benue gas tanker explosion
Cleric charges Catholic knights to defend faith
Lawmakers order suspended LG bosses to refund N3.6b
Why religious leaders should promote peace, by Olagunju
Injury blow for Bafana Bafana, Eagles of Mali ahead AFCON
Kwara governor reaffirms commitment to sports development
AFN chief blasts NOC over ‘illegal’ meeting
Rivers government lauds Eunisell’s support to local football development
Joshua to face Ruiz rematch before end of year
Sturridge leaving Liverpool
Arewa youths say Kalu deserves deputy senate president’s seat
Editorial: Transferring 6, 000 policemen out of Lagos?
UNECA seeks EU’s support for AfCFTA implementation
ANEEJ, MANTRA urge Buhari to sign POCA, MLA bills
Africa: Saving our languages … preserving our future
Power interrupted: Panic at the DisCos
Good night Ehigie Osifo
Before the Federal Government misdirects education again – Part 3


Alleged Fraud: AfDB Imposes 3yrs Ban On Nigerian Construction Company
Admission Of Infant/Underage Geniuses Into Universities
FIFA U20 W/Cup: Probe F/Eagles Exit — Babayaro
Internal Auditors Should Deploy New Mindset To Cyber Risks — Udoh
NEXIM Bank’s Sealink Project Targets $1.2bn Annual Export Revenue
Why We Kill Our Victims—Suspects
Q1’19: Value Of E-Payment Transactions Falls By 13% To N34trn
Enugu-Ezike Killing: Royal Father Preaches Peace, Banks Hope On Inquiry Panel
Abia NEWMAP Rescues Communities From Erosion Menace
Battle Against Cultism, Other Vices Moves To Anambra Schools
AFCON: Nigerians Can Expect A Fighting Team — Rohr
Sick Enugu Pensioner Cries Out For Payment
Hitachi’s Insight Day To Help Companies Achieve Intelligent Data Resource Management
FNSB To Commercialise Production, Sale Of Arts And Crafts
APC Crisis Latest: Impunity Marked Your Era, APC Blasts Oyegun
Okwuadigbo Emerges 55th ICAN President, Pledges Support For Govt
Lagos Boosts Nigeria’s Tech Ecosystem With Eko Innovation Centre
Joshua to face Ruiz rematch before end of year
Fulanisation and Islamisation: Is there leadership in this country ? – Cardinal Okogie
Breaking : You ‘re free to work, vote for Bago, Gbajabiamila, others, PDP House caucus tells members
Breaking: Muhammad-Bande becomes UN General Assembly’s President
Just in: British court seizes Abacha’s looted N82bn
Feel free to join the PDP, APC tells aggrieved members
Commander, others missing after Boko Haram dislodged troops in Borno
Is Adams Oshiomhole a secret weapon of the PDP?
‘South-East leaders should be open, truthful, sacrificial, show exemplary character’
FG lauds Muhammad-Bande’s emergence as UNGA President
Senate Leadership: Group endorses Lawan, Orji Kalu
Time for sharing govt money is over in Edo, says Obaseki
Macron spends a day with French footballers
Sturridge to leave Liverpool – Club
How can I get pregnant with his poor performance?
My parents’ lovemaking keeps me awake!
Big Brother star, Alex leads the way forward for children
I’m not scared of death threats — Falz
Yemi Alade spits fire: Speaks on alleged supremacy tussle with Tiwa Savage
I’m the future of Afrobeat music – CKay
‘We killed our master, daughter after taking tramadol with Indian hemp’
UNIC hits digital marketing space with Shakuku
Education gateway to transforming a society, just like prayers- Patience Jonathan
Man walks into police station, steals policewoman’s phone
Hitachi’s Insight Day to help companies achieve intelligent data resource management
We’re working to enhance Nigeria’s blue economy – Mrs Jean Anishere

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