News Headlines Jun 12, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 12, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

Buhari, APC, PDP react as Lawan, Gbajabiamila emerge National Assembly leaders
Herdsmen attempt to abduct Ondo monarch, police nab one
Okorocha thanks INEC for issuing certificate of return
Nigeria moving towards disaster under Buhari, says Obasanjo
NASS leadersship: Buhari hails Lawan, Gbajabiamila, knocks Saraki, Dogara again
Protests over five-month detention of students who criticised Madonna varsity
Afe Babalola wants presidents, governors inaugurated on June 12
Democracy Day: Buhari hosts dinner for visiting leaders
Drunk driver crushes three siblings, motorcyclist to death in Lagos
FG orders varsities to exempt disabled candidates from post-UTME
NIRSAL secures fresh N4.5bn from three banks for farmers
Where Lawan stands on national issues
Nigeria worse off than in 1993 — MKO Abiola’s son
Manager arraigned for stealing First Bank’s N52.6m
Hoodlums attack Ebonyi family, kill two kids, injure one
Buhari, APC, PDP react as Lawan, Gbajabiamila emerge National Assembly leaders
Herdsmen attempt to abduct Ondo monarch, police nab one
Quit secret societies, Oluwo tells Yoruba monarchs
Nigeria’ll continue to experience sluggish recovery – Fitch
Protests over five-month detention of students who criticised Madonna varsity
Drunk driver crushes three siblings, motorcyclist to death in Lagos
Hoodlums attack Ebonyi family, kill two kids, injure one
Herdsmen attempt to abduct Ondo monarch, police nab one
Woman tricks housemaid during church service, steals baby in Anambra
Fake doctor jailed for impersonation
Seven feared killed as cultists cause mayhem in Lagos communities
133m bees escape as truck overturns in US
NIRSAL secures fresh N4.5bn from three banks for farmers
Nigeria’ll continue to experience sluggish recovery – Fitch
Oando disagrees with SEC on AGM suspension
Ogun Customs intercept 7,030 bags of smuggled rice, others
NCAA issues licence to new aircraft maintenance organisation
Italy set to invest in Nigeria’s transportation sector
Messi highest paid athlete
Falcons face Korea in make or mar clash
Agege violence: Fans want Ali banned
LMC beefs up security for final NPFL playoffs
Under-20 World Cup: South Korea to play Ukraine in final
COSON eulogises Ras Kimono one year after death
NMA proposes new health insurance scheme
Blame drug abuse for increase in crime rate — Ojo
CMD to rebrand, reposition EKSUTH with quality service delivery
Revive moribund hospitals in Imo, group tells Ihedioha
Eliminating food allergy and intolerance for good health
NHEA targets global standards in healthcare delivery
Inlaks bags four integrated ISO certifications
Editorial: Ninth National Assembly’s bounden duty
Beyond observance of June 12 holiday
A Democracy Day primer (1)
The symbolism of June 12

The Nation

Police arrest one suspect as Ondo monarch escapes abduction
Can there be another poll like June 12?
Democracy Day: Buhari is right
June 12 as Democracy Day
Woman abducts baby from housemaid in Onitsha church
Police arrest man for forging Oyo CPS’ signature
Residents foil attempt to kidnap baby in Ekiti
Man, 41, beats wife to death over marital issues
Suspected abductor arrested in Ondo
June 12: A novel poll
Why Obasanjo refused to recognise June 12
NGO presents gifts to centre
Court remands man for alleged murder, burning of body
Bank manager charged with N52.6m theft
Armed robber raped me using ‘polybag’ as protection, says teacher
Police arraign 11 suspected cultists for alleged murder
Suspected cultists arraigned for Neighbourhood man’s murder
‘The spirit of June 12’ revisited
‘An uplifting day called June 12’
Celebrating martyrs of democracy
Atiku, PDP seek tribunal’s permission to inspect INEC’s server
Anti-corruption war: Buhari lists eight priorities, unfolds new strategies soon
Why June 12 is important, significant, by Tinubu
Lawan, Gbajabiamila: Triumph of party supremacy
NASS leadership election: It’s time to work together, says Gbajabiamila
Senate President Lawan: I’ll be fair to all
9th NASS: Our victory, a triumph of democracy, party politics -APC
Oyo govt. cancels mid term break for public schools
PDP congratulates new N/Assembly leadership
Today’s election has turned the page on 8th Senate – Omo-Agege
NASS Leadership: Ganduje congratulates Lawan, Gbajagbiamila as President, Speaker
LG Funds: Court rejects Governors Forum’s move to block implementation of NFIU Guidelines
Gov Dickson Classics: Adekuoroye, others bow to pressure, to represent Ondo
Olympic Bronze Medallists Umar Sadiq set for Roma return
Gov Dickson Classics: Bayelsa to present 30 wrestlers
Ihenacho’s exclusion didn’t come as a surprise says Fuludu
Mikel: Chukwueze, Kalu are talented
Nigeria 0-0 Zimbabwe: Rohr blames weather for draw
Wapic raises share capital to N15b ahead NAICOM’s deadline
CIIN marks 60th anniversary
PTAD reschedules parastatals pensioners verification
Activists push SA pension funds on climate change
Bosch’s cross-border plan thwarted by regulatory hurdles
Lagos prepared for recapitalisation, says DG
Police arrest one suspect as Ondo monarch escapes abduction
Woman abducts baby from housemaid in Onitsha church
Police arrest man for forging Oyo CPS’ signature
Residents foil attempt to kidnap baby in Ekiti
Man, 41, beats wife to death over marital issues
Suspected abductor arrested in Ondo
Akure residents to celebrate Democracy Day with Laffmattaz
David Jones sings against substance abuse in Imo
Veteran actress, Clara Chukwurah, gives her life to Christ
Artistes are human too, says Davido on Peruzzi, Pemilerin clash
Mokalik ranks number one at cinemas


Tribunal Hears Atiku’s Motion on Electoral Materials Tomorrow
FG’s Non-oil Revenue Rises by 28.7% to N322.93bn
Buhari Lists Measures to Strengthen Anti-graft War
Lawan, Gbajabiamila Seek Reconciliation After Victory
•Omo-Agege emerges deputy Senate president, Wase clinches deputy speakership •Buhari, Saraki, govs, parties congratulate winners…
Dangote Refinery Boosts Education in Host Communities
Buhari Lists Measures to Strengthen Anti-graft War
•Restates commitment to security, economy •It’s not enough to fight corruption, says Kagame •
Future Eagles lock horns with Mexico U16 team
Obasanjo Condemns Imbalance in Nigeria’s Governance Structure
•Says Buhari driving the country towards disaster, instability
Tinubu Restates Significance of June 12 as Democracy Day
Messi Edges Out Ronaldo in Forbes Top 100 Highest Paid Athletes
JAMB Sets 160 as Cut-off Mark for University Admission
Boss Mustapha as a Technocrat
Court Wants EFCC to Re-arraign Fayose on June 28
Police Arrest One as Ondo Monarch Escapes Abduction by Herdsmen
Court Refuses to Stop NFIU from Implementing Guidelines on LG Funds
Achida Emerges Sokoto Speaker against APC’s Wish
*PDP lawmaker elected deputy speaker
Going for Growth
SEC in the Eye of the Storm
Edo Innovation Hub Lists Gains
Rewarding Customer Loyalty
Stanbic IBTC Appoints New Board Members
LCCI Calls for Proactive Measures to Hedge Economic Headwinds
AITEO Cup: Women Go to War in Nine Centers
Bayelsa FA Election: Egbe Protests to NFF, Wants Election Cancelled
Super Eagles Coordinator Becomes Bauchi FA Chairman
Title, Continental Tickets Down to the Last Gameth

Daily Trust

National Assembly: APC takes firm control as Lawan, Gbajabiamila win
We’ll name, shame all corrupt persons — Buhari
FG diverts Abuja roads for June 12 celebrations
Presidential elections: Court fixes June 13 for PDP’s motion to inspect INEC servers
Anti-graft war should entrench transparency, accountability — Kagame
Dasuki refuses to attend trial, DSS writes court
Uncertainty trails Auto Policy bill
INEC vows to appeal judgment on issuance of certificate of return to Rochas Okorocha
Sanwo-Olu to Lawan, Gbajabiamila: Don’t delay passage of bills
INEC issues Okorocha certificate of return
APC produces speaker in PDP-led Sokoto
June 12 bill: Lawyers disagree on new Democracy Day
Falcons target victory over Korea to avoid early exit
Injury rules Falcons’ Michael out of World Cup
Future Eagles lock horns with Mexico U-16 team
Reforms: Trade ministry attracts $139.4bn investment
Why Nigeria should sign AfCFTA agreement – AfDB
NAFDAC shuts unregistered honey company in Abuja
Fashion designer docked over alleged N50,000 fraud
The legend called M.K.O
The politics of the DAAR shutdown
Saraki’s sacrifice of atonement
“D-Day” celebrations in perspective
Court hearing commences on fate of Obama Presidential Centre
How robber raped me using ‘polybag’ as protection, teacher tells court
Man to hang in Yobe for killing girlfriend
Obaseki frees 8 convicts, commutes death sentence of 9 others
Editorial: Democracy Day 2019
9 facts about Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege
Nollywood actor Yul Edochie survives car crash
NCC receives ‘Best Regulatory Agency’ award
JAMB approves cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission
ASUP, NAPTAN urge Buhari to appoint competent hand to oversee education ministry
Nigeria pursuing low sulphur, ozone friendly refrigeration policies
Kogi govt cautions residents against air pollution
BUK launches ‘one man one tree’ project to curb air pollution
Yobe High Court sentences man to death by hanging for killing girlfriend
Alleged N19.4bn arms funds : Court fixes July 1 for trial of Dasuki, others
Court remands man for alleged murder, burning corpse

The Sun

My dad, victim of complex conspiracy – Kola Abiola
Lawan emerges Senate president
…Gbajabiamila, Wase lead Reps
…Anti-graft fight not enough, create wealth, Kagame tells Buhari, others
Deputy Senate president: Why I stepped down –Kalu
Democracy Day: Ex-Abia gov urges politicians to respect democracy tenets
Abiola: The president Nigeria never had
15 police men arrested for extortion in Abia -CP
Boko Haram: Soldiers kill 1 terrorist, rescue 2 women, 6 children in Borno
PenJewel Housing Fraud: NUJ demands refund of journalists’ money
Asset declaration: Presidential panel okays Senator Nwaoboshi’s trial
Soldiers arrest suspected kidnapper with Army uniform in Ondo
PDP backs APC candidate for Sokoto Assembly speaker
Wike blames 2019 elections’ challenges on Buhari’s unsigned Electoral Act
INEC issues certificate of return to Okorocha
I’m going to Senate in national interest – Okorocha
NASS: Okowa congratulates Lawan, Omo-Agege, Gbajabiamila, Wase
LCCI canvasses 9% interest rate for real sector
Air Peace faults AIB’s report on failure to disclose incidents
NIRSAL secures N4.5bn facility for smallholder farmers
Bharti Airtel to pay Tanzania $26m, cancels debt to settle dispute
NPA approves 10% tariff slash for vessels calling at Eastern ports
AFCON 2019: Eagles squad worth N78bn
Doping: Nigerian weightlifter faces 8-year ban
France 2019: Super Falcons in win or bust against Korea
15 Serie A clubs against proposed UEFA Champions League reform
JAMB, institutions agree on national cut-off marks for 2019 admissions


Buhari Hosts World Leaders To Dinner
INEC Gives Okorocha Certificate Of Return
BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Appoints Tribune Man, Tunde Alao As Media Aide
PDP Congratulates New NASS Leadership
NASS Leadership: New Dawn Replaces ‘Duplicity, Perfidy’ ― Buhari
First time lawmaker, 34-year old Danladi emerges Kwara speaker
BREAKING: APC’s Ahmed Lawan wins Senate presidency election
9th National Assembly: NASS management denies Okorocha entry as Senators set to elect leaders
Saraki congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila
Suspected rice smugglers attack Customs men in Kwara
Oyo govt establishes State Advisory Council
JAMB approves 160 as cut-off mark for admission into universities
APC celebrates emergence of Lawan, Gbajabiamila
BREAKING: Gbajabiamila emerges House Of Representatives Speaker
Ondo traditional ruler escapes abduction, as woman, stepson escape from kidnappers
I won’t condone human rights violation, ACP Garba warns officers
Oyo govt cancels mid term break for public schools
Opera presents the State of Mobile Web report 2019 for Africa
58-year-old woman electrocuted in Lagos
Uduaghan congratulates Omo-Agege
Anambra Assembly holds last session, fixed June 12th for Inauguration
UPDATE: Omo-Agege defeats 3-term Senate Deputy President, Ekweremadu
[BREAKING] 9th National Assembly: Omo-Agege emerges Deputy Senate President
Court fixes June 13 for Akingbola’s N179b money laundering trial
No part of Nigeria will be left undeveloped, Buhari assures
Armed Robber Raped Me Using ‘Polybag’ As Protection, Teacher Tells Court
Court remands 4 suspects in Ilorin prison over alleged murder
Court remands man in prison custody for alleged armed robbery
Court remands man for alleged murder, burning corpse
Confusion Rocks Seaports As Customs Implement New CBN Exchange Rate
Oando saga: SEC defends ruling to Federal High Court
MTN Nigeria CEO named ‘HR Champion 2019’
Nigeria committed to leading war against Maritime crime in Africa
20 Energy Ministers, 2,500 Delegates Brainstorm As 21st Africa Energy Forum Begins…

The Guardian

FG targets 10 per cent equity in new national carrier
OPEC seeks to balance market as uncertainty lingers
How Lawan, Gbajabiamila emerged National Assembly leaders
Youths move to revolutionise agric in Nigeria
FG promises to amend Cybercrime Act
President prays election tribunal to strike out Atiku, PDP petition
AfDB set to release $70 million credit for Ebonyi’s 198km ring road
HURIWA cautions media against aiding illegality over former presidential aides
Wike may sack Andoni monarchs, LG boss over kidnap of Lebanese
We are 90 minutes away from winning NPFL’s title, says Abdullah
Contenders, pretenders throw last dice on NPFL Play-Off final day
Two upsets herald Zenith NextGen Masters
Sack Super Falcons coach if Nigeria fails against Korea, Esu tells NFF
Female boxers return as GOtv Boxing Night 19 holds in Lagos
LMC still gathering facts on Kano Pillars’ acts of hooliganism
Democracy Day as epic token short on precepts
‘Some of us did not agree with Abiola’s declaration at Epetedo’
Commendation for declaration on June 12 as Democracy Day…but
A Democracy day primer – I
Reading the government’s body Language
Learning from the overwhelming success of Game of Thrones
Editorial: June 12 as Democracy Day indeed
Josepdam Terminal gets ISO certification
Galaxy backbone to enable eGovt master plan implementation
Nigeria’s refineries operate at 5.55% capacity, record N16b deficit in March
C&I Leasing confirms release of vessel, crew in Equatorial Guinea
The legend called M.K.O
The task before Buhari
The chameleon’s attitude
A portrait of the artist as a seer
Why gene edited babies have shorter life expectancy, by study
Hope for patients with sickle cell disease
Research finds chicken, beef raise cholesterol levels in equal measures compared to vegetable diet


Buhari, It Is Progress We Need Not Movement
African Firms Should See Future In Cloud Marketing, Advanced Analytics, Says Terragon
Those Jeopardizing Our Democracy Didn’t Pay Any Price For June 12 — Igini
NIMASA Deploying Technology, Partnership To Protect Marine Environment
Samuel Ajiboyede: My Story Of Discouragement, Success
JUNE 12 @26: Celebration Like No Other
Making IPPIS Effective Against Ghost Workers
BUHARI’S 2ND TERM: Fitch Sees Weak Economy Outlook
Parents Of Madonna Varsity Students Detained Over Facebook Posts Cry Out
Robber Raped Me With Poly Bag As Condom, Teacher Tells Court
Falcons To Go Big Against Korea To Avoid Going Home
Photos: Buhari, Tinubu, Lawan, Gbaja, Others At Democracy Day Dinner
MKO Abiola: A Case Study In Transformational Leadership
A Futurist’s View Of The Voice-Based Support Industry
June 12: Next Level ‘Ll Restore Peace, Justice, Prosperity To Nigeria – – Buhari
Oando Shareholders Berate SEC Over AGM Suspension
Buhari Vows Tougher Anti-Graft Measures In 2nd Term
June 12 : The truth that sets democracy free in our land – Tinubu
9th NASS leadership: How Lawan, Gbaja, others emerged winners
A democracy day primer by Wole Soyinka
At last Nigerians celebrate June 12 as Democracy Day
JAMB approves 160 as minimum score for admission
I insist on unconditional return of looted assets – Buhari
Those jeopardizing our democracy didn’t pay any price for June 12 — Igini
June 12: Next Level ‘ll restore peace, justice, prosperity to Nigeria – – Buhari
Ohanaeze lauds June 12 commemoration as Democracy Day
At last Nigerians celebrate June 12 as Democracy Day
Falcons to go big against Korea to avoid going home
Don’t blame Iheanacho — Awoniyi
Women’s World Cup: Thailand thoroughly thrashed as USA create record
Super Eagles’ team list for AFCON 2019
Draxler: Tottenham target sees future at PSG
Pregnant for my violent lover
Hubby slept with a colleague I took in
I doubt he’ll leave his wife
Sanitary Pads: Dangers of using tampons – Gifty Powers
How Falz strip teased guests at ‘Falz Experience 2.0’
Apology or not, I will drag Peruzzi to court — Pamilerin
Battle for best dressed prize underway, as ‘The Bling Lagosians’ premieres
Coping with rheumatoid arthritis
20 energy ministers, 2,500 delegates brainstorm as 21st Africa Energy Forum begins in Lisbon
World Day Against Child Labour: Obaseki insists on sanctions for erring parents
Oyo govt. cancels mid term break for public schools
Orphan wins Lighthouse spelling bee competition
JAMB approves 160 as minimum score for admission
Troops rescue women, children in ambush attack against terrorists in Borno

Daily Independent

It’s A New Dawn – Excited Buhari, APC
Money Corrupted Our Recent Elections – Buhari
JAMB Announces 160 As UTME Cut-Off Mark
9th NASS Rubber Stamp Tag Speculative — Agbakoba, Ahamba, Ngige, Ubani
Era Of Bickering Between Legislature, Executive Over –Sagay
Comedian Dave Evans Dies
June 12: Expectations From Buhari
June 12, Most Significant Date In Nigeria’s History – Onuesoke
June 12: Group Hails Buhari, Wants Further Honour For Abiola
Kachikwu: X-Raying Ex-Minister’s Giant Strides In Oil Sector
National Assembly Leadership: Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila
We Won’t Be Deterred In Eliminating Gas Flare – NNPC
Uganda Understudies Nigeria’s Oil Regulatory Activities
Nigeria’s Untapped Shea Butter Can Yield $2bn Annually – Director
€12m Grant Has Helped Nigeria To Improve Quality Infrastructure – NiNAS…
DHL Rolls Out E-Commerce Platform To More African Markets
Enyimba, Pillars In Tight Race For NPFL Title
GOtv Boxing Night Returns To Lagos
Real Madrid Ready To Go All Out For Pogba
Women’s W’Cup: Falcons In Make-Or-Break Match
Mali Eagles In The Throes Of FIFA Hammer
Everything About Boris Johnson Is Phony
19 People Killed In Attack On Arbinda Town
Thousands Stranded In Southern China
Boy, 11, Eats Five Meals A Day To Save Father’s Life
Russia Planning To Deliver S-400 Missiles In July
Two Iranian Coast Guard Officers Killed In Gunfight
Woman Gives Birth Then Sits Exam Half An Hour Later
Measles Kills 1,500 In Congo
More Than 11,000 Inmates In Pre-Trial Detention
Drug Charges Dropped Against Russian Journalist Ivan Golunov

New Telegraph

Femi Gbajabiamila elected Reps speaker
Senator Ahmad Lawan elected Senate President
Benue guber: PDP seeks Appeal Court’s reversal of tribunal’s
Senate Presidency: APC foils PDP’s coup
INEC, Buhari, APC ask Tribunal to dismiss Atiku’s petitions
I will be fair to all – Lawan
Democracy must translate to better life for Nigerians –Tinubu
Buhari insists on unconditional return of looted funds abroad
PDP to NASS leadership: Guard legislative independence, rule of law
The Obaship tussle at Owo…
I’ve accepted my fate – Ndume
1999-2019: How Nigeria’s presidents’ve emerged
June 12: The key actors
Robber rapes teacher, uses polythene bag as condom
June 12: Oyo gov grants amnesty to 35 prisoners
‘Insurgents kill 3,641 in Benue, Zamfara, others’
Ondo: Herdsmen block road with cows, attempt to abduct monarch
Cyclists block major routes over seizure of colleague’s motorcycle
Extortion: Policemen to face Orderly Room Trial for demanding N500,000 bribe
June 12: From struggle to national honour
Banks enrol 65,753 mobile money agents
Stanbic IBTC wins HR awards
Africa’s regional integration under focus at AfDB annual meetings
CBN fuels single exchange-rate window speculation
NPFL Super 6: Enyimba, Pillars, Akwa Utd fight for title
AFCON: I can play in any position – Simon
Iheanacho: When talent alone is not enough
Iheanacho must quit Leicester to bounce back – Obuh
Nollywood Portraits: Radical beauty through Ude’s lens
The screwing of Nigeria by corruption
Moremi Ajasoro, A View from the Masters art exhibition opens
Layiwola’s solo exhibition, Indigo Reimagined, opens tomorrow
EDITORIAL: June 12: Nigeria’s democracy day
9th NASS: Kalu hails new leadership
Reps: Gbajabiamila, Wase emerge speaker, deputy
Battling to restore Apapa’s lost glory
Man forges Oyo CPS signature to secure appointment
Customers fret over banks’ lingering network challenges

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