News Headlines Jun 9, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 9, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

National Assembly leaders’ elections: Management picks secret poll, open ballot advocates lose out
Unfreeze MKO’s accounts, pay reparation, ex-LG boss begs FG
Power-drunk IG team’s cops shoot boy dead, dispose of corpse in Rivers
Trafficking merchants exploit lure of Abidjan, trick Ejigbo girls, others into prostitution
ICPC probes Edo Rep for forgery, impersonation
Imo PDP condemns ruling in favour of Okorocha
Lagos PDP: Bode George, others vow to resist external interference
My boyfriend must get my permission before we have sex – Vandora
Monarchs, politicians behind illegal mining in Osun –Oluwo
Dangote, Fayemi meet Ganduje to save Sanusi
Ohanaeze youths seek return of Bakassi Boys to secure South-East
Oyo becoming hot spot of girls trafficking – NIS
Killer herdsmen are on trial run in South ahead of predetermined attack –Ex-deputy VC, Adebooye
CAF boss Ahmad accused of sexual harassment
Anybody who tries to bribe me is a fool – Charly Boy
You lack powers to probe me, Shuaibu tells APC disciplinary committee
Whistleblower sues FG over alleged N1.9bn commission default
I can’t boast of not collecting money from ‘yahoo boys’ –Jaywon
Family accuses army of illegal bunkering on seized land
Bandits strike again in Katsina, kill three brothers
18 persons burnt to death in Ondo road crash
Wike threatens to sack chiefs over expatriates’ abduction
Fire razes shops, consumes cash in Rivers
Solution to insecurity, youth unemployment, power crisis top Nigerians’ agenda as Buhari begins second term
South-East APC leaders demand Reps speaker’s position
Ndume promises legislative independence with nine-point agenda
I did lots of free jobs to build credibility –Adesuwa Olanrewaju-Dada
If you fail, correct your mistakes and try again – Oduwole
Petrol imports rise by 534 million litres – NNPC
Power generation suffers as gas supply drops by 97mmscfd
Shell expands gas distribution capacity in Nigeria
NEXIM, others tackle maritime infrastructure to boost exports
After graduation, I gave my parents my certificate —Okekunle Akintunde
I ran back when I saw victims of Ojota container crash — LASEMA boss
Judgement against movement’s restriction not vacated –Adegboruwa
Three-hour movement’s restriction not too much for sanitation – Igbokwe
I was taken from farm as labourer to become a teacher — Educationist, 87
Norway thump Falcons 3-0 in World Cup opener
Roland Garros: Djokovic beaten by Thiem in semi-final
Dalung: A minister and his near-successes, controversies, failed sports revival
AFN crisis: Dalung insists missing $135,000 was diverted
Ahmad’s arrest not good for African football — Onigbinde
Quitting music made me depressed – Shady Blue
Comedy movies not enough for Nigeria’s population –Victor Osuagwu
Some marketers are actresses’ godfathers in Nollywood –Bigvai Jokotoye
Nonstop use of turban, headbands may cause hair loss –Expert
World Food Safety Day: NAFDAC empowered to regulate processed, packaged foods —FG
Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones
Editorial: Checking worsening insecurity in schools
Best legacy Buhari should leave behind
Questions for our children (2)
A giant’s crawly democracy
Beating the odds to achieve peak performance

The Nation

Disaster averted in FCT School as storm destroys buildings
Ex-lawmaker tasks Obaseki to name politicians asking for money
‘My greatest disappointment in academia was the tribalism’
Sanusi to Ganduje: There was no N3.4b for me to mismanage
Presidency raises four-man team to broker peace between Sanusi, Ganduje
FG concludes preliminary work on Yola-Gurin road
CBN Act demands we defend Naira, says Emefiele
Ihedioha appoints Attorney-General, others
Southsouth APC picks Omo-Agege
Bayelsa guber: Group tackles Ogoriba over denial of zoning 5
NFIU policy will ground 774 LGs, CNPP warns
How senators bought office equipment at giveaway prices
183 Reps-elect endorse Gbajabiamila/Wase for Speaker, deputy
Deputy Senate President: Pro-Buhari group, Southeast youths tip Kalu
Jamodu, Okundaye take the lead at Ogidi Day Festival
FG to employ all qualified, licensed teachers
Buhari sends delegation to Ilorin on condolence
White Ebony intrigues people in Lagos
CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarship begins
Police in Osun rescue man abducted by kidnappers in military uniform
Race for Senate President: Five PDP senators back Lawan
BREAKING: 2019 FIFA WWC: Super Falcons fall 3-0 to Norway
Breaking: Emir Sanusi replies query
Breaking: Buhari wades into Oshiomhole, Obaseki feud
FG concludes preliminary work on Yola-Gurin road
Agenda for Gbajabiamila, Wase
‘We can’t predict 2020 elections in Edo’
ETEBO: Hard work, discipline behind my success
OGHENEKARO ETEBO: Life in Championship with Stoke is tough
Ozil displays incredible generosity
LUCY BRONZE: World Cup goals changed my life overnight
Eagles, Warriors settle for goalless draw in Asaba friendly
‘Poor teamwork affecting network marketing in Nigeria’
Starting sliced fresh yam packaging
SON warns of dangers of unsafe gas plants
MTN employees empower youth during 21 Days of Y’ello Care
SMEs can thrive amidst challenges
CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarship begins
Olona of Ada interred amid praises
Resolve insecurity challenge, Christian goup tells FG
Group congratulates Ayinde on appointment
Proprietor counsels students
Lagos teacher wins 2019 Inspirational Educator Award
Adesua Etomi, Jim Iyke, others star in ‘The Set Up’
Kehinde Bankole unveils jewelry collection
Tiwa Savage, Tonto Dikeh, others showcase ‘Power of Women’
IBEJII: Sometimes, it can be of a bother to carry much hair
Firm develops talent hunt App, unveils music contest


Emir Sanusi Escapes Deposition By a Whisker
NBC v AIT: Matters Arising
Zimbabwe’s Warriors Hold Super Eagles to 0-0 Draw
Abacha: Grandmaster of Larceny
As Ninth Parliament Opens for Business…
As AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq Takes Over
Godwin Emefiele: Rising Shale Oil Portends Risk to Nigeria’s Economy
• Says CBN’s policies targeted at the vulnerable • Sanwo-Olu vows to ‘fight’ power providers…
Forces Realign as Race for 9th Speakership Peaks
• Ahmed Bago may pair Nwajiuba • Gbajabiamila considers Wase as deputy • As PDP…
Apapa Gridlock: How Successive Govts Failed to Construct Truck Terminal Approved by Gowon in 1973
Afenifere: Fulani Herdsmen Plan to Subjugate S’West People
• Laments alarming cases of kidnapping along Ibadan-Ife road
Makinde Flouted S’Court Precedent on Dissolution of Councils, ALGON, SAN Allege
18 Burnt to Death along Akure-Owo Road
CACOL Commiserates with THIDAY MD
Regulatory Compliance in Cloud Computing
Dangote Compensates Victims of Anambra Truck Accident
Buhari and Nigeria’s Evil Citizens
Ashafa’s Eight Years in the Senate
Buhari’s Re-election Is Performance-based
In Zamfara APC, It’s a Peculiar Mess!
To the 8th N’Assembly, It’s Goodbye!
Ndume, A Son of Nobody Who Knows Nobody to Become Somebody
Of Debtors, Law Enforcers, Nigerian Banking and International Perception
A New Type of Regulatory Reckoning
Airbus Launches Furniture Collection Made from Old Aircraft
Ethiopian Airlines Connects Johannesburg from Lagos
Transcorp Hilton Wins Africa’s Best Business Hotel for 5th Consecutive Year
Zimbabwe’s Warriors Hold Super Eagles to 0-0 Draw
Madrid Sign Chelsea’s Hazard for Fee That Could Exceed £150m
Barty Beats Vondrousova, Wins French Open
French Open: Thiem Defeats Djokovic, Meets Nadal in Final
France 2019: Norway Thrash Falcons 3-0
JUDITH AUDU Inside Story of a Queen of Make-believe
Telecoms Wiz, Funke Opeke’s Daring Steps
Sen. Florence Ita Giwa Spreads her Tentacles
Ex- Intercontinental Bank Director, Hyacinth Enuha, Wife’s Grave Concerns
Olusegun Osoba’s Rising Profile
LATEST EDITORIAL: The Challenge Before Ninth National Assembly

Daily Trust

France 2019: Super Falcons record 17th defeat in World Cup finals
2019 national tour train berths in IBB Polo Ground
Zimbabwe’s Warriors tame Super Eagles in pre-AFCON friendly
La Mariposa wins 2019 Patron’s Tour at Marrakech
Our lives in Niger Republic – Nigerians fleeing bandits
61 senators endorse Lawan for senate president
Zamfara gov meets Buhari, seeks support to end banditry
Nigerian Athletics Federation faces ban over $130,000 overpaid grant
House of Reps leadership: APC offers 60 positions to PDP reps
How to Tackle Drug Abuse, Related Problems – Gbong Gwom Jos
Katsina emirate gets new kingmakers
Kidnap of expatriates: Wike gives Andoni chiefs, LG boss 3-day ultimatum
Dino’s entry into Kogi gov’ship race poses new challenge for Bello
Bayelsa: Suspense, anxiety as aspirants scramble for APC gov’ship ticket
Senate presidency: It’s too late for me to withdraw for anyone – Ndume
France 2019: Super Falcons record 17th defeat in World Cup finals
2019 national tour train berths in IBB Polo Ground
Zimbabwe’s Warriors tame Super Eagles in pre-AFCON friendly
Moribund rubber sector gets boost as Royal Farms sets up $5m processing plant
Agronomist’s notebook: Why not farm the pricey sweet melon?
Starting a bee farm
Questions for our children (11)
Why Pastor Kumuyi cannot be wrong!
Ukraine attacks Russia over issuance of ‘unlawful’ citizenship to Ukrainians
Iran slams new U.S. sanctions on petrochemicals
Pride of Lions on the loose in South African province
JUST IN: Two killed as Police nab most wanted cultist, 20 others
Editorial: 2019 Federal Budget
Governor Obaseki assures of strategies to check use of harmful fruit ripening agents
FG to employ all qualified, licensed teachers
Vital Years school wins MTN’s Theatre for Schools regional competition
Why I stopped going to church – Falz
Wesley Snipes to star in, exec produce zombie action thriller ‘Outbreak Z’
Falz releases new song, Alakori, as ‘The Falz Experience II’ holds on Saturday

The Sun

Revealed at last: How major Nzeogwu died
How motherhood helped me overcome depression –Kaffy, dancer
9th Assembly: Arewa youths, Ohanaeze task Buhari, APC on DSP position
Auto crash: 18 passengers burnt to death in Ondo
Speakership: Gbajabiamila offers PDP Reps 60 chairmanship, vice slots
Senate presidency: 98 APC, PDP senators-elect endorse Lawan
Fulanisation, Islamisation alarm: ACF tackles Obasanjo
Speakership: Arewa group drums support for Olatubosun
Osun monarch clarifies issues on leadership prayers
FMC Owerri CMD tasks organisations to prioritise staff development
Buhari condoles Emir of llorin over mother’s death
Security personnel not receptive to information sharing – Okoye
John Odigie-Oyegun: An old warhorse drawn into new battle
State police: Experts suggest modalities for smooth transition
Okey Nwosu to Buhari: Provide leadership, inspire hope for better tomorrow
Islamization: It’ll be long, tough, bloody – Mbazulike Amaechi, Elder Statesman
9th Assembly: You can’t sideline South East, other zones – Ikokwu
SEC-Oando feud hits hard on stocks
Runsewe commends CBN for creative industry financing initiative
NGMC declares ₦12bn profit
Making career as real estate developer
Deputy Senate president: Nigerians in Venezuela drum support for Kalu
AFCON 2019: Yobo backs Eagles for AFCON glory
Iheanacho may miss AFCON2019
UEFA Nations League third-place playoff, final take centre stage on DStv, GOtv
Hearn amused at Ruiz Jr. demand of $50m for Joshua rematch
I’ll end up marrying white woman –Canada-based Nigerian actor, KC Nuel
Aspiring film makers invited as MTF Academy entry closes June 14
What is pterygium – Surfer’s eye?
Imo West election: Time for sanity
Stomach infrastructure and Nigeria’s emergent political culture
What did the devil put in SNIPER?
Thriving in chaos
Chukwuma Nzeogwu: Prologue race to the great beyond
APGA now in anarchy, hopeless state –Obasi
Generals Abacha, Babangida and I –Chijuka, late Abacha’s spokesman
I went through hell to get pregnant, says woman who had twins after 19 years
My mum could turn just vegetables and onions into mouth watering dish –Dr Ogbanga, Community Development Specialist


N3.4 Billion: Emir Of Kano, Sanusi Replies Gov Ganduje’s Query
Queen Elizabeth Celebrates 93rd Birthday With Parade; Meghan In…
Kano: Dangote, Fayemi Broker Peace Between Ganduje, Emir Sanusi
I Won’t Appear Before Your Disciplinary Committee, Shuaibu Tells…
We must tackle almajiri syndrome now or … ― Tambuwal
Flood: FCDA to demolish houses on waterways in Lokogoma
Anambra govt empowers shop owners with ‘shopumu’
Insecurity: Buhari must end arms smuggling ― Bishop
Never again will external intervention be allowed in Lagos PDP, says Olabode George, others
9th NASS: Support Olatubosun to keep religious balance in power-sharing, forum charges Presidency, APC
AIT: PDP hails judiciary for upholding justice, rule of law
Candidates ask INEC to obey court order, issue certificates of return
Nigeria’s best university ranks 800th in world ― Babalakin
9th NASS: 61 Senators-elect agree to vote Senator Lawan on Tuesday
9th NASS: No retreat, no surrender as Bago, Onyejeocha, others dare APC, Gbajabiamila
Debtor-states in bigger financial mess as banks obey NFIU order
Bandits kill 102-yr-old, 15 others in Zamfara
18 Persons Burnt To Death In Ondo Road Accident
Thousands Of Liberians Protest Against Weah Over Corruption, Economic Decline
Theresa May quits, to remain PM until Conservative elects new leader
Canadian aid workers kidnapped in Ghana

The Guardian

Presidential election tribunal:Petitioners heave sigh of relief as sitting resumes
Weighing Chimamanda Adichie and her feminism
Oshiomhole, Oyegun and APC’s ancient demons
LG chiefs were sacked in defence of constitution, says Makinde
EFCC evasive on Goje’s case file
‘Nigeria to save N20bn annually in local shoe production’
Radio station demolition: Court orders Nasarawa government to pay N67.3m compensation
Babalakin wants education system restructured
CIAPS opens N18m scholarship for postgraduate professional studies
Norway cruise to easy 3-0 win over Nigeria
Ashleigh Barty wins French Open title
World Cups: BON enters free-to-air deal with FIFA
Italy crush Greece to stay perfect in Euro 2020 qualifiers
‘Incredible’ dream: Nadal faces Thiem for 12th Roland Garros title
PSG expect Neymar to recover in four weeks
Don’t dare us, Ohaneze Ndigbo to Miyetti Allah
Understanding contributions of Hamalai to deepening legislative knowledge
Fayemi and challenges of repositioning NGF
Kogi guber election: APC, PDP in war of words
One draft for the road
Editorial: Leah Sharibu’s 16th birthday in captivity
Nigeria, haemorrhaging from organised illicit financial flows
‘We are losing FDI because of illicit financial flows’
Musa: Government aiding illicit financial flows
Enape: Nigeria fighting financial crimes with outdated approach
Hide and seek
Abuja Indigenes: Their ministerial slot as ‘necessary evil’
Tackling suicide scourge
Those keeping criminals out of jail
Sanwo Eko, the real next level
Giddy’s place hosts farewell concert, launches Ras Kimono Development Foundation
Firm partners realtime films festival to discover talents
At 40, Obi-Egbe reflects on making of a woman in Sugar And Spice
Donating blood is noble, saves lives — Experts


2023: Buhari Agrees Igbo Can Be President — Okoloagu, Retired General
Between Ndume And Lawan
DAAR Communications’ Suspension: NBC Obeys Court Order
Omo-Agege As Deputy Senate President Will Add Value To The 9th Senate — Agoda
INSECURITY: The Fulani Of The Whole World Now At ‘War’ With Nigeria – ABU Professor
CBN To Close Bank Accounts Of Smuggling Firms, Individuals
FULANISATION/ISLAMISATION AGENDA: Junaid Attacks Obasanjo, Danjuma, Others
Mega Schools Die In Ondo As Public Schools Rise
House Leadership: Gbajabiamila Dangles Carrots, Promises PDP 60 Committee Chairmen
Oduduru’s Unstoppable, Porbeni Rates Sprint Sensation High
Ndume Kicks As Lawan Claims 99 Senators-Elect Endorsements
Tinubu And 20 Years Of Unbroken Democracy In Nigeria
AFCON 2019: Rohr Under Pressure 24hrs To Squad Deadline
I Begged My Husband To Remain Original- Actress, Mabel Oboh
AFN/IAAF Dollar Saga: Crisis Far From Being Over, Says Ebewele
Next Level Is Pure Anarchy
Time Up For ‘History Haters’ – Wole Soyinka, Tony Elumelu, Femi Kuti, Kwame Nkrumah’s Daughter
INSECURITY: The Fulani of the whole world now at ‘war’ with Nigeria – ABU Professor
Sanusi II replies query, says Emirate had N1, 89bn, not N3.4bn in 2014
Prof Sagay, others are enemies of democracy, says Ikimi
AFCON 2019: Eagles ‘ll not disappoint, Musa assures Nigerian fans
Delta Force win Aiteo FA Cup
Women’s World Cup 2019: Meet the Falcons
How Women Pay For Fashion With Their Health!
I kneel to serve and feed my husband – Jaaruma
Chike Ike’s secret relationship that defined her life
Iyabo Ojo debunks rumours she never married, releases marriage photos, certificate
Cossy Orjiakor threatens to beat up Halima Abubakar

Daily Independent

Former Lagos PDP Organising Secretary, Okunola Joins APC
NASS Election: UPU Seeks Support For Omo-Agege As DSP
Wike Issues Ultimatum To Andoni Chiefs To Produce Kidnapped Expatriates
Economy: Emefiele Seeks Stronger Efforts Against Global Shocks
Speakership: Group Wants Gbajabiamila To Address Nigerians On Fraud Allegations
Saudi Arabia Seeking To Execute Teenager Who Was Detained Aged 13
Baby Dies After Mum Took Him Clubbing, Fell Asleep On Him
A Citizen Killed, 3 Injured In Terrorist Rocket Attack
Army Honours 10 For Service To Special Forces, Civil Affairs, PsyOps
Trump Makes Big Claim About His Mexico Deal, Not Backed Up On Paper
How APC Crisis Could Derail ‘Next Level’ Agenda
Speakership: Last Minutes Intrigues, Horse Trading, Realignments
Cash Rules One Year To Financial Inclusion, Cashless Target
Unease As Rivers Devises Ways To Tackle Menace Of Soot
Senate Presidency: 99 Senators Back Lawan, May Win Unopposed
June 12: How Relevant As Democracy Day?
State Police: Panacea For Insecurity?
Bulkachuwa: The Mess Of Presidential Election Panel
Kogi Poll: Issues That Will Determine Bello’s Fate
Why June 12 Should Be Renamed Abiola Day – Adeniran
Stakeholders Fear Insecurity May Hinder Rice Production
The Golden Rule And Other Life Transforming Ethics
Our Training Is Basically Career Development Programme – BCI…
Prices Of Plantain Beyond Reach
London Stock Exchange Hosts Ecobank After Successful $500m Eurobond Issuance
Still Many Questions To Ask On IAAF’s Money
Oduduru Wins Texas Sprint Double
Enyimba Bounce Back, Beat Lobi As Pillars Consolidate
Ahmad Must Stay In France Following Release From Custody
Falcons Kick Off W’Cup On Losing Note

New Telegraph

Gbenga Daniel reclaims mouthwatering property
We need only 9 radicals from APC –Opposition
Stephanie Okereke-Linus: Stunning Mosalasi in Old Ojo where all stolen items are bought, resold
I am offering the House a credible alternative, says Dyegh
I sold my Vesper Scooter to pay for university education –Moses Aboaba
National fleet will enable Nigerians lift crude oil –Dakuku
Price of beauty
9th Assembly: APC adopts Omo Agege as DSP
I‘ll work with PDP to attract development to my constituency –Egbona
Senate Presidency: Goje, 60 senators-elect endorse Lawan
Kano Pillars set sight on NPFL title
Abia South: APGA candidate insists Abaribe didn’t win election
Gbajabiamila offers 60 PDP Reps committee chairmanship, deputy slots
Shuaibu to Oshiomhole: You lack powers to discipline me
Ganduje, Emir Sanusi dialogue towards permanent reconciliation
Why APC lost Adamawa, Bauchi, Imo, other states, by Issa-Onilu
You can’t underrate Bago in Speakership race –Hon. Afam Ogene
National fleet will enable Nigerians lift crude oil –Dakuku
Yam price increases 10%
Electronics, others unchanged in NBS: Prices of selected food stuff increased in May
Kano Pillars set sight on NPFL title
of the Pharaohs gears up for African challenge
Real Madrid snap Hazard from Chelsea
Barty wins French Open title
EDITORIAL: A time to face dangers of depression
Banky W joins call for audit of music copyright
I’m worried about rising rate of suicide among our youths –Catholic Archbishop
You are my heart, my oxygen –Bambam tells Teddy A
Dapo Abiodun’s ‘12 temple’ attracts concern

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