News Headlines Jun 11, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 11, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

9th National Assembly: PDP backs Ndume, Bago as APC insists on Lawan, Gbajabiamila
Generator fumes kill twins, eight wedding guests in Imo
Debt servicing gulps over 50% of Nigeria’s revenue — AfDB
Violence erupts in Lagos after Pillars, Rangers NPFL tie
Northern elite promoting poverty, says Moghalu
Kidnappers’ invasion of South-West and the conspiracy of silence
Alleged misconduct: I’ll appear before disciplinary panel Friday, says Malami
Man arrested in Ogun for snatching Uber car in Lagos
How UniJos law student emerged Plateau Speaker
Torino grab Aina for €10m
Cops chased kidnappers who targeted my convoy —Akeredolu
Garba replaces Bulkachuwa, tribunal hears 16 applications on Atiku’s petition today
I left my matrimonial home for fear of my life – Ex-gov Chime’s wife
Probe Amosun’s projects, Daniel tells Abiodun
Seven feared killed as cultists cause mayhem in Lagos communities
Herdsmen abduct woman, stepson in Ondo, demand N10m ransom
Orji’s son becomes Abia Speaker as states inaugurate assemblies
African countries lag behind in making democracy work – Jonathan
Buhari won 2019 presidential election amidst electoral violence —HRW
Man arrested in Ogun for snatching Uber car in Lagos
Seven feared killed as cultists cause mayhem in Lagos communities
Herdsmen abduct woman, stepson in Ondo, demand N10m ransom
Generator fumes kill twins, eight wedding guests in Imo
Collapsed wall kills siblings in Ondo
NIFST enlightens food vendors on hygiene
Police nab four for murder, cultism in Ekiti
Abia Police declares sergeant wanted over death of 21-year-old
Gunmen kill 200-level Plateau University student
Kwara shifts democracy day programmes to Friday
Six Imo lawmakers defect to PDP
50 countries for Abuja insurgency, banditry summit
Oando share price drops as SEC suspends AGM
NSE unveils new online learning platform
Meristem promotes wealth creation, healthy living
Stock market extends losing streak to six days
DBN to empower MSMEs with N100bn
Africa needs to generate more local wealth — Benoit
Violence erupts in Lagos after Pillars, Rangers NPFL tie
Ordega slams fan for criticising hairdo, make-up
Lead Forte, Queens College for GTBank Masters Cup final
Missing IAAF $135,000: I’m ready for probe, says Gusau
Ajayi devastated after AFCON exclusion
‘Suicide, kidnapping in varsities caused by frustration’
Edo varsity gets ICAN certification
Gunmen who attacked Plateau varsity killed our student — VC
Nigeria’s education needs urgent restructuring, says Babalakin
JAMB releases 15,490 withheld results
Prince Philip celebrates 98th birthday in private
Inlaks bags four integrated ISO certifications
Galaxy Backbone deploys infrastructure for e-govt master plan
Editorial: Ninth National Assembly’s bounden duty
EFCC, courts, stolen funds, and legal technicality
Untapped natural resource: The vital role of women in governance
Mr. President, it is time to get it right

The Nation

Abia police command declares killer-cop wanted
32-year-old Ogundoyin is Oyo Speaker
Four suspects paraded in Ekiti for alleged murder, robbery
Decision day as Ninth National Assembly elects presiding officers
Contractor charged with N75m bank renovation fraud
Man hangs self after tipper killed brother
Police parade 202 suspected cultists in Ikorodu
Gunmen abduct mother, stepson in Ondo
Beneficiaries of amnesty programme’ll transform economy, says Osinbajo
Onnoghen: NJC hails Buhari for accepting retirement
Election tribunal dismisses petition against Buhari’s victory
Tinubu: National Assembly turning into an exclusive gentleman’s club
APC to members: no nomination against Lawan, Gbajabiamila, two others
NERC to guard against misuse of $4.7b cash
Don’t use Standing Rules 2015, court orders senators
$4.7b capital boost coming for DisCos
NCC grants to varsities coming
Primitive and disgraceful
Heroes of June 12
UNICEF fights poverty with cash
Oando’s shareholders, SEC bicker over AGM
NNPC embraces Good Corporate Governance in recruitment
Only VIPs are now safe on Nigerian roads, says Akeredolu
Senate presidency: Ndume’s candidacy gives credibility to the contest, says Lawan’s group
BoI, devt agencies, others tour facilities for MSMEs in Edo
Trump may place new tariffs on French wine
Okorocha: CSO writes police on planned protest over issuance of certificate by INEC
2015 senate rule illegal, not fit for 9th assembly -Sen. Abdullahi
Breaking:Nwifuru re-elected Ebonyi Speaker
Mikel: Chukwueze, Kalu are talented
Nigeria 0-0 Zimbabwe: Rohr blames weather for draw
De Ligt laughs off Ronaldo’s Juventus ‘offer’
Nadal tells Thiem: you’ll win it one day
I won’t cry for loss to Nadal, says Federer
NCC grants to varsities coming
Oando’s shareholders, SEC bicker over AGM
LCCI faults SON over containers seizures on highways
Abia police command declares killer-cop wanted
Four suspects paraded in Ekiti for alleged murder, robbery
Contractor charged with N75m bank renovation fraud
Police parade 202 suspected cultists in Ikorodu
Gunmen abduct mother, stepson in Ondo
Breaking: JAMB releases additional 15,490 UTME results
Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband gets new lover
Peruzzi under ‘fire’ for alleged physical assault of Twitter influencer
‘The Delivery Boy’ is Oscar Award material – Film critics


Buhari Signs June 12 Bill into Law
Osinbajo Reaffirms FG’s Commitment to New Vision for N’Delta
NJC Commends Buhari for Accepting Recommendation on Onnoghen
NNPC’s Strive for Greater Transparency
Nigerian Breweries Receives Monde Gold Quality Awards
Kidnappers Abduct Woman, Step Son in Ondo
Nigeria’s Foreign Trade Increases to N8.24tn in Q1
Heritage Bank’s Academy Gets Accreditation, Trains 300
Buhari in Closed-door Meeting with APC Senators-elect
No More Imposition of Traditional Rulers in Ekiti, Says Dep Gov
Airbus Mark 50 Years at Paris Air Show
Semi Ajayi’s Best Wishes for Eagles
Ikeja Electric Installs Prepaid Meters for Ikorodu Customers
Fintrak Boss Honoured
Rivers Govt Lauds Eunisell
UNEP Honours Dave Matthews Band, REVERB on World Environment Day
Roger Milla Tips Cameroon to Retain AFCON in Egypt
Unijos Student Emerges Plateau Assembly Speaker
Former Deputy Speaker, Oluomo, Emerges Ogun Assembly Speaker
Building a New Momentum for Ogun
NNPC’s Strive for Greater Transparency
Imoke Lauds Cross River Govt over Nigeria’s First Vitamised Rice Mill
Gervinho Remains Committed to Ivory Coast Despite AFCON 2019 Omission
Semenya Named in S’Africa’s World Championship Team
Govts, Organisations, Businesses, Individuals Should Reflect Climate Change in Decision, Says UN Report
The Ends Festival Showcases DJ Spinall at London’s Lloyd Park

Daily Trust

6 lawmakers defect to PDP in Imo
Secondus: Presidency, APC arm-twisting N/Assembly officials
Why YPP endorsed Lawan — Sen-elect Ubah
Youths warn gov’ship aspirants threatening Bayelsa PDP
Dino Melaye can’t defeat me — Gov Bello
Eid odyssey to Beijing’s largest Muslim neighborhood
NPFL Super Six: Kano Pillars’ fans attack referee, Quadri Adebimpe
Why intervention funds don’t work – Mustapha Chike-Obi
Kogi: Pro, anti-Bello protesters storm APC secretariat
S/East PDP plotting to make Ekweremadu dep Senate president
Yakmut charges influential Nigerians to help develop sports
Super Eagles have first training session in Ismailia
Pillars, Rangers match end in chaos as Enyimba thump FC IfeanyiUbah 3-0
AfDB invested $1bn on African SMEs, others – Adesina
NNPC records N174.62bn petroleum products sales in March
SEC suspends Oando’s AGM slated for today
NAFDAC shuts unregistered honey company in Abuja
FCT police tighten security ahead of June 12 celebration
Fashion designer docked over alleged N50,000 fraud
Obasanjo, Fulanisation and Islamisation
Stitching the world together
“D-Day” celebrations in perspective
The NASS Leadership Question
State Police: Implications for national security
Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times advertorial
Police in Ogun arrest suspected Uber car snatcher
…arraign 2 over murder of footballer
2 students dead as hoodlums attack Plateau varsity
Editorial:: 74th UNGA President, Tijjani Bande
Governor Mohammed swears in SSG, Chief of Staff, others
Capt. Muye appointed as FAAN’s Director of Airport Operations
Wike appoints SSG, Chief of Staff
FG launches N100m research to curb soil salinity in Kano
How Adamawa, Kebbi communities benefited from €11m Oxfam project
Governor Obaseki assures of strategies to check use of harmful fruit ripening agents
JAMB clears 15,490 candidates accused of cheating, releases their results
Five major things that happened at The Falz Experience II
Mechanical engineers to partner with Warri refinery
OGP: Nigeria, African countries commit to anti-corruption, open govt
13th biz confab: NBA-SBL focuses on agriculture, jobs

The Sun

9th NASS leadership: Factors that’ll decide winners
… Tight security in National Assembly, ahead inauguration
Buhari: June 12 now Democracy Day
Stakeholders resolve NBC/AIT face-off
Lawan Vs Ndume: APC in fight of its life
Kalu: I’m in race for DSP as Buhari never endorse any candidate
…APC’ll gain more if he becomes DSP – Don
Kalu: I’m in race for DSP as Buhari never endorse any candidate
Plateau Assembly elects 33-year-old first timer speaker
JAMB releases more UTME results
Emir Sanusi: Anti-graft panel presses ahead with probe
Anti-Bello protests ground APC headquarters
9th NASS: Desist from self-serving utterances, chieftains warn APC scribe
Edo: Obaseki meets Oshiomhole, seeks truce
FG surveys 33,300 households in new anti-corruption fight
SEC suspends Oando’s AGM
Irukka Online launches latest WLA-210X speakers in Nigeria
Nigerians need to imbibe insurance culture to survive –Insurers Committee
Investors seek funding support to subsidise rural solar mini-grids power rural communities
Venus Williams to make Birmingham debut
Sharapova to return to action in Mallorca
AFCON 2019: Football fans laud Rohr’s decision to axe Iheanacho
9th NASS: Today is showdown
How we strayed from the path of democracy
NBC’s hammer on AIT
IGP Mohammed Adamu: A miscellany
Democracy Day: It’s justice at last, says Kola Abiola
8th NASS and educational legacy in Nsugbe
The killing of protesters in Sudan
AAU Ekpoma: The Prof. Onimawo feat in 3 years


9th Senate: I Am Hopeful Ndume Will Step Down ― Oshiomhole
Confusion Rocks Seaports As Customs Implement New CBN Exchange Rate
Security Agencies Able To Protect Nigeria, Buhari Assures
BREAKING: President Buhari Signs June 12 Bill Into Law
BREAKING: 33-Yr-Old Law Student, Abok Ayuba Emerges Plateau Assembly…
FG appoints new director of operations for FAAN
Man docked over alleged theft of motorcycle
JAMB says no candidate has more than one UTME result
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, elected as Kazakhstan president
BREAKING: 32-year-old Adebo Ogundoyin becomes Oyo Assembly Speaker
Borno needs 6,000 teachers to improve quality of education ― NUT
Kwara govt pledges to help KWASU realise its potentials
House Speaker: Youth group clamours for religious balance, charges APC to back Olatubosun
9th NASS: New speaker will emerge in hallowed chamber, not on national TV ― Bago
Ogun gov lauds Assembly members over peaceful election
NASS leadership: Endorsement of Omo-Agege can cause disharmony within APC, Kalu warns
AIB accuses Air Peace of not reporting incidents
Nwifuru, Obasi re-elected as Speaker, deputy of Ebonyi Assembly
Gunmen abduct woman, step son in Ondo
Oborevwori re-emerges as 7th Delta Assembly Speaker
Probe Amosun’s road contracts, model schools, Daniel tells Abiodun
Lagos pledges support for NYSC
NYSC DG appeals for speedy construction of new Lagos orientation camp
NJC applauds Buhari’s acceptance of Onnoghen’s voluntary retirement
Sanwo-Olu appoints Justice Alogba as acting Chief Justice
Former Deputy Speaker, Oluomo emerges Speaker of Ogun Assembly
2019 elections: Tribunal dismisses C4C petition against Buhari, as Justice Garba now heads panel
June 12: FG declares Wednesday public holiday
Buhari shocked by Sokoto banditry deadly attacks
Applicant docked for allegedly stealing handset
Permanent orientation camp: Lagos govt to involve corps members in construction work
Borno needs 6,000 teachers to improve quality of education ― NUT
Kwara govt pledges to help KWASU realise its potentials
Gunmen Kill 200-Level Plateau University Student
Oando Saga: SEC Defends Ruling To Federal High Court
MTN Nigeria CEO named ‘HR Champion 2019’
Moldovan President Suspended, Snap Election Called As Crisis Deepens
Thousands protest against extradition bill in China
G20 economies lay new principles for lending, borrowing
Bill To Create Chartered Institute Of Forensic Investigation Not Useful To Nigeria…
Senate Presidency: I have solid base among Senators-elect —Lawan
How PDP can produce next Senate President —Urhoghide
What ninth NASS should do in electing its leaders —ACF

The Guardian

Fresh pressure as Buhari signs bill declaring June 12 Democracy Day
Anxiety, intrigues as National Assembly picks leaders today
SEC suspends Oando Plc’s AGM
Tribunal hears objections to Atiku, PDP petition today
Wike swears in SSG, Chief of Staff, AG, others
Buhari welcomes Italy’s support to recover, repatriate stolen assets
Lagos breaks female dominance in judiciary, names Alogba CJ
Sanusi has case to answer, Kano anti-graft agency insists
JAMB releases additional 15,490 UTME results
FIFA beams light on Onome Ebi, other ‘record breakers’ at Women’s World Cup
Enyimba beats IfeanyiUbah 3-1, leads NPFL Play-Offs log
Gusau’s probe over IAAF’s ‘missing’ $130,000 may continue
‘Awoture Eleyae Athletics Championship will produce more stars for Nigeria’
Iheanacho lost his AFCON’s place due to low self-esteem, says Lawal
Falcons’ foreign coach has not made any difference in Nigerian team, says Mabo
Oxford, Cambridge alumni chart path to socio-economic growth for Buhari’s second term
Avoiding repeat of tainted national legislature as ninth Senate opens
Reading the government’s body Language
Editorial: Otedola, Chukwu and plight of national heroes
Forcados shutdown drags Nigeria’s production as OPEC’s May output shrinks
NEPZA’s N100b four-year budgets and Kano FTZ’s economic potential
Oando, SEC tussle drags stock market’s indices by 2.05 per cent
CCNN, Unity Bank, others lead NSE’s N48b loss
Environment: A neglected stuff in Nigeria
Creating a sustainable and accountable democratic system in Nigeria – Part 2
Time to let PenCom be
Christians, National Assembly leadership and 2023 presidency
‘Dietary supplements cause miscarriage, harm foetal development’
How injecting blood of young mice into older animals improved memory, learning ability
Drinking unsalted tomato juice lowers blood pressure, bad cholesterol
Common heartburn drugs raise risk of early death

Daily Independent

Tokayev Wins Kazakhstan’s Presidential Election
Israel Will Not Allow Iran To Have Nuclear Weapons, Says Netanyahu
Alabama Gov Signs Chemical Castration Bill Into Law
Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Was CIA Informant Before His Assassination – Report
Davido Apologises To Twitter Influencer Pamilerin Over Peruzzi Slap Incident
1:58 am
Missouri’s Only Abortion Clinic Can Remain Open For Now, Judge Rules
Pakistan’s Anti-Graft Body Arrests Former President Zardari
Rights Group Says Mexico Puts Activists On Trial To Win Over Trump
BREAKING: Man United Prepare Second Bid For Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Man United, City Battle For Leicester’s Harry Maguire Valued At £80m
Davido Apologises To Twitter Influencer Pamilerin Over Peruzzi Slap Incident
I Left My Matrimonial Home For Fear Of My Life –…
NAPTIP Partners NCAA, FAAN, IATA To Fight Human Trafficking
Don Arraigned Over Alleged Diversion Of N19m TETFUND Grant
What Happened Between Pamilerin And Me, Peruzzi Breaks Silence
Intrigues As Senate Elects New President Today
We Need Directive From Buhari On Insecurity –Okowa
APC Chieftain Hails Sanwo-Olu On Zero Tolerance For Traffic Offences
Unijos Student Emerges Plateau Assembly Speaker
JUST IN: Six Imo Lawmakers Defect To PDP
FG Saves N20bn Annually From Local Production Of Military Footwears
FG Offers 2-Year, 3-Year Savings Bonds At 11.41%, 12.41% In June
Ikeja Electric Rolls Out Prepaid Meters For Ikorodu Customers
LG Launches Zero Carbon 2030 Initiative
Armese Pledges Support For MAPs
S’Eagles Have First Training In Ismailia
Expect Tough Games In Egypt
NBBF Rolls Out Dates For 2019 Season
W’Cup: Falcons Won’t Give Up Despite Defeat – Dennerby
The Ninth Assembly: Our Expectations
June 12: Abacha’s Spirit ‘Celebrates’ Abiola
Workplace Abuses And Occupational Hazards In Asian Factories
June 12: Barbers At Work
Nigeria Creaking Under Crushing Population Weight


Register Ohanaeze As A Party, APC Chieftain Taunts Igbo Leaders
Rohr: I Dropped Iheanacho From AFCON Before Zimbabwe Match
CBN To Sell N809.4 Bn Treasury Bills In Q3’19
Leah Sharibu’s Father Reacts To Saraki’s Donation
NPO Resolves NBC/AIT Face-Off
Nigeria’s Marine Resources Can Sustain, Develop The Economy — NIMASA DG
NBS Partners Int’l Bodies To Conduct Survey On Corruption In Nigerian
Falcons Settle Down In Grenoble As All Focus Shifts To Korea
Community Pharmacists Fault FG On Approval Of 3-Tier Sales Of OTC Drugs
NNPC To Revisit Recruitment Exercise, Restates Commitment To Transparency
NJC Thanks Buhari For Accepting Onnoghen’s Resignation
Anambra Central: Ekwunife Not Eligible To Contest Election—Umeh
Alleged N3.3bn Fraud: Fayose Disputes Transfer Of Case To Another Judge
Ministry Of Labour And The Wage Crisis
How Kidnappers Attacked My Convoy — AKEREDOLU
Ifeanyi Ubah Emerges YPP National Leader
I Won’t Impose My Successor— Dickson
9th NASS: Fresh twist as court orders open ballot
Insecurity : Our Armed Forces capable of protecting Nigeria – Buhari
Ndume, Kalu, Bago absent as APC Govs, NWC meet NASS caucus
NASS: APC NWC backs Omo-Agege, Wase for DSP, Dep. Speaker
Ndume, Kalu, Bago absent as APC Govs, NWC meet NASS caucus
Withdrawal of case against Buhari at tribunal excites Presidency
Super Eagles have first training session in Ismailia
Ajayi rues missing Egypt 2019
Spurs defender, Rose uncertain over future
Would you let your kids see you naked!?
Tonto Dike’s ex-husband gets new lover
Dbanj‘s gold neck chain worth millions goes missing while on flight to Lagos
Community pharmacists fault FG on approval of 3-tier sales of OTC drugs
Medic advocates National vaccinations against liver, cervical cancers
One Planet, One Health embodies our commitment — BARRERE
Childhood cancer, next epidemic in Nigeria — EXPERTS
Revisit albinism bill, OAM Foundation urges 9th Assembly
CBN to sell N809.4 bn Treasury Bills in Q3’19
Nigeria’s marine resources can sustain, develop the economy — NIMASA DG
Power sector liberalization will attract $30bn investment — Chike-Obi
Edo, Delta Devt Commission achievable — Oghenesivbe
Stakeholders challenge MfBs on regulatory compliance
CIAPS Commonwealth Scholarships for Postgraduate Professional Studies
Breaking: JAMB releases another 15,490 results
Why we organise career fair for Nigerians, UK varsities explain

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