News Headlines Jun 15, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 15, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

Buhari’s cabinet: Ambode, Bindow, Abubakar may get ministerial appointments
Sanwo-Olu doubles LASTMA officers’ allowances, warns against harassment
9th Assembly: Lawmakers to get N19.89bn allowances in three months –Investigation
Supreme Court affirms N25m damages awarded to PUNCH over Abacha’s regime’s illegal invasion, closure
$360m Abiola stadium taken over by weeds
EFCC unseals buildings allegedly linked to Fayose in Ekiti
Collapsed wall crushes labourer to death during renovation
Two Air Force officers dismissed over attack on Magu’s farmhouse
Life is cruel, I’ve got nothing left –Godspower, man who lost two children in building collapse
Minimum wage: Labour rejects FG’s proposal
Police arraign property agent for diverting N4.2m rent
Appeal Court judge assaulted our pastors – RCCG
Boko Haram fighters kill another army commander
Alleged N3.4bn misappropriation: Kano anti-graft agency faults Sanusi
Nigeria’s future is bleak, Ohanaeze warns
Arms dealer, three kidnappers arrested in Rivers
Court jails two cyber fraudsters in Ogun
Fish farmer remanded in prison for cutting off boy’s hand
NSCDC arrests four for oil theft
Police rescue five children from traffickers in Imo
Ex-govs, ministers refuse to surrender diplomatic passports
8th National Assembly didn’t perform to full capacity – Lawan
I’m not deceived by congratulatory messages – Wike
Avoid Zamfara mistake, Kogi APC stakeholders tell party
Plateau gov: Lalong not qualified to contest poll, Useni tells tribunal
2019: Nigeria needs political will for improved election, says EU
FG gives taskforce two weeks extension to clear Apapa gridlock
Buhari orders CBN to blacklist importers of palm oil, 42 other items
Assembling women for mentoring is challenging –Lawson
NEPC moves to boost service delivery
Oando, SEC saga: Court adjourns hearing till June 24
NIPOST, Fidelity Bank deploy banking service to 266 rural communities
When I’m swimming, I forget about everything –Yaya-Kolade, Ekiti health commissioner
I can’t forget my experience killing a lion –Mohammed, Gombe chief hunter
I was guided by my father’s warning not to maltreat women –Oba Adeyemi, Alara of Aramoko
2013 AFCON heroes: Where are they now?
Fregene flown to Lagos for treatment
Eagles drop to 45 in FIFA ranking
Leganes table fresh €4.8m bid for Omeruo
UPDATED: Women’s World Cup tables
I depended on candlelight to read till I graduated –Enumah, LASU’s best graduate
10-year-old Fitrah Adegbite wins APEN Spelling Bee competition
Scholarship beneficiary charges pupils to study hard
I used to dance at burials –MC Galaxy
I almost died after losing movie file worth N12m –Bose Alao
I had a strange feeling before my mum died –Tayo Sobola
My wife criticises me if I don’t play romantic roles well –Antar Laniyan
Banky W, Teni, Rema gear up for Afroprom
I shared my CS story to encourage other women –Desola Afod
Sickle Cell in the Family
Blood donation produces more iron in human body —Institute
Dashed hope: Frustrating experiences of pupils with FG’s school feeding programme
My experience living with another person’s lungs –Olumese, Ex-UN employee
Girls, don’t let the world damage you!
It’s not the norm!
Fearing for the Super Eagles, thanking Ben Ayade
Mr President, we are under siege
How you can help your child that is being bullied
What is your definition of true happiness?

The Nation

Buhari greets Abdulsalami at 77
COSEG congratulates Gbajabiamila, commends Buhari, Sanwo-Olu
Women raise awareness on plastic waste disposal
Military trains, retires 256 soldiers
Another Nigerian allegedly tortured to death by South African Police – NUSA
Power supply: SGF expresses confidence in TCN
Buhari directs CBN to blacklist firms still importing palm oil
Lawyer abandons client who seeks to sack Gbajabiamila as lawmaker, Speaker
Senate President: How South-south governor engineered PDP’s loss
9th Senate ‘ll move fast to cover lost grounds — Lawan
June 12, the speech, the politics
My shocking experience with a female fan in hotel room
Are uncircumcised women really more sexually active?
10 practical ways to teach your children right values (4)
Beef up security at airports’ baggage handling areas — Ethiopian Airlines MD
Living with a stranger (2)
Envoy by Mantis wins Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel 2019
Southern Sun to honour staff at 10th anniversary 1
Kano zoo accuses gorilla of stealing, ‘swallowing N6.8 million’ cash
Stolen 3-day-old baby found in Plateau hospital
Ribadu: Governors, others should declare security votes
Breaking: Security: Makinde may lift ban on Oyo NURTW next week
Just in: We’ll communicate payment of N30,000 allowance to corpers – NYSC
Sanwo-Olu to LASTMA: don’t spare anyone, including my relations, cabinet members
Idris Durkwah – A bureaucrat passion for excellence
3 APC lawmakers eyeing Bauchi speakership
APC chieftain makes case for Buhari
Kogi APC primary: How far can Irukera go?
‘I’m on rescue mission to Kogi’
No dull moment as Super Eagles tour Suez Canal in Egypt
Obaseki mulls football tourney for Edo primary schools
Nigeria drop two points in FIFA Ranking now 45, 3rd in Africa
Juventus agree deal with Chelsea for Sarri
Abiola’s honour: Kwande hails Buhari
Oduduru could earn N180m a year —Texas Tech coach
Shareholders laud NASCON over improved performance
Ekiti varsity lecturer caught pant down with student
Igbo groups want SGF for Southeast, back Ogbonnaya Onu
Group greets Ambode at 56
Police bust six-man child trafficking syndicate in Imo
15 policemen detained for alleged extortion in Abia
Dstv rewards customers with Emirates deal
DENRELE @ 38 Sometimes, being different feels a lot like being alone
Auditions for ‘Ariya Repete’ kick off in Lagos
Appetites, passions, and emotions — society’s driving forces
Nutrition as your recipe for good health (4)
‘US has invested over $5b in Nigeria’s fight against HIV’
How to check pervasive drug abuse, by pharmacists
SYNLAB boosts preventive medicine with new lab
Lagos trains 825 health workers on attitude change


Budget Financing: DMO Lists Eurobonds on FMDQ Platform
Buhari Directs CBN to Blacklist Economic Saboteurs
Troops Kill 64 as Bandits, Boko Haram Murder 75
Ugwuanyi: Lending a Strong Voice to Rural-Centric Development
Masari : Moving Katsina Towards Sustainable Development
Why it Should Be Yenagoa’s Turn
Preye Aganaba: Bayelsa State Needs Human Capital Development
Hope Rekindled in Ogun State
Intrigues of Picking Dickson’s Successor in Bayelsa
Vancouver, A Scenic City
The Positive Steps Nigeria Must Take to Develop
Joan Agaba: I Love Mercy Johnson…She’s a Natural Actress
Ebonylife Spotlights Human Trafficking, Prostitution
EFCC Arraigns Herbalist for Impersonating Baru, Adesina, Others…
Cabinet Appointment: SGF Raises the Alarm about Pranks of Fraudsters
Rainy Season: FRSC Cautions Motorists against Over-speeding, Reckless Driving
Onitsha Catholic Diocese Sanctions Two Priests for Disobedience
Obi Disowns Fake Empowerment
Ugwuanyi: Lending a Strong Voice to Rural-Centric Development
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Releases Wraith Eagle VIII Sketches
Nissan Announces Senior Management Changes in Africa
Toyota SUVs Remain Firm Favourites, as TSAM Records 24.1% Market Share in May
Coscharis Motors, BMW Offer 5 Years Care Package for 2019 Models
Nigeria Gears up for ‘Beauty West Africa’ Fair
Startimes Seals Deal with WildAid on Wildlife Conservation
Ihuoma Nwigwe: Women Do Not Have to Be Feminists to Be Recognised in Society
Super Falcons in Race for Second Round Ticket
Eagles Target Good Outing against Teranga Lions
Chelsea to Pay Derby County £4m for Lampard’s Release
Syinix Limited Signs Musa as Brand
NBB of C President Lauds Sponsors
GOtv Boxing Night: Real One, Joe Boy Clash again in Public
Semi Ajayi: Another Shattered Dream
Health Ministry: Nigeria Requires 2m Units of Blood Per Annum
Adesuwa Etomi Fierce, Furious in ‘Muna’
Ronke Tiamiyu Releases ‘Shadow Chasers
Blessing Uzzi Shoots Documentary, ‘The Beggars Plight’
GROHE Provides Individual System Solutions for the Entire Kitchen Sink
Erelu Abiola Dosunmu: My Most Truamatic Experience is Losing Three Men I Cherish

Daily Trust

Jukun/Tiv crisis: Traders desert Wukari yam market
Police nab child traffickers, rescue 10 children
Flood sweeps away bank guard
Petition tribunal begins sitting, sets timetable
Police kill 1, arrest 3 bandits
Case of missing baby rocks Plateau hospital
Car wash biz keeps Abuja youths from crime
Senator Babayo Gamawa dies in Bauchi
First Lady reaffirms commitment to women, children
10 political parties kick against court action on Gov. Matawalle
In Rivers State, cult wars get bloodier
PDP urges EU to sustain election monitoring in Nigeria
INEC plans legal reform
Double jeopardy for Flying Eagles as NFF yet to pay bonuses
Ibrahim Mustapha: It would have been disappointing if Enyimba didn’t win 2019 NPFL title
Thai keeper thanks Lloyd for reaching out after thrashing
Buhari directs CBN to blacklist firms still importing palm oil
FG begins implementation of e-govt master plan
Dockworkers threaten to down tools over IOCs debts
FCT bakers, caterers cry out over tariff hike
20 Years of Democracy
Niger CAN goofed!
A new narrative for Nigerian Army
A day in Abuja IDP camp
Indonesia to remove online cigarette advertisements
Police arrest 70-yr-old suspected bandit, 2 others in Katsina
Man jailed 1 month for stealing food
Man, 28, arraigned for allegedly raping 15-year-old girl in Lagos
ASUU suspends 2-month-old strike in Taraba University
24 students graduate with first class in UniAbuja’s 23rd convocation
24 students bag first class as FUDMA holds 4th convocation
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Ogun: Court jails two for internet fraud
Appeal Court fixes June 23, to hear suit challenging Na’Allah’s nomination
Businessman docked over alleged phone theft
Ify Malo joins Extractive360 advisory board
WAPOR appoints Nnanwobu national representative
Portland Paints appoints Okunowo non-executive director

The Sun

Why North should leave power in 2023 –Abba Gana
Nursing mother caught with 2 AK47 rifles in Ondo
Breaking news: Senator Gamawa is dead!
A’ Court dismisses appeal seeking to sack Senator Nnamani
Anxiety over ministerial list
I can’t do without sex –Toksbaby, actress
Nigeria may not survive another four years without restructuring –Victor Attah
Apapa gridlock: Osinbajo gives taskforce two more weeks to clear traffic
Nigeria is home to rich handicrafts –Runsewe
Ooni extends handshake across the Niger to Nevobasi, Ogilisi Igbo
Bauchi gov rejects state police
MDAs have only one month to defend budget henceforth –Lawan
We are living in despotic environment, PDP tells EU
Bayelsa lawmakers under fire over leadership composition
INEC excluded me from 2019 election, Ndoma Egba tells tribunal
Buhari directs CBN to blacklist firms still importing palm oil
Fidelity, NIPOST take banking services to 266 rural communities
ECOWAS to adopt common currency by 2020 –Niger rep
Green bond: Subscription level shows commitment to environment–DMO
Finnfund makes foray into Nigeria’s energy market
Lampard favoured to land coaching job at Chelsea
Sarri finally lands Juventus job, leaves Chelsea
Nigeria’s Ujiri wins first NBA title for Toronto Raptors
Olamide, Pasuma thrill as stars storm Tayo Sobola’s mum’s funeral
Aramide, Nigerian singer joins Gov. board of the Grammys
Burna Boy’s new single `Anybody’ is another party starter
Legends Musical makes debuts in Abuja
Adesua Etomi-Wellington shines in new action film, ‘Muna’
Okanlawon to single ladies: Never pray for ‘good in bed’ men as hubby
Talent not enough to succeed in Nollywood –Titi Joseph
Muonagor, Monalisa tackle Osu culture in new soap
Whose report will you take? (2)
Think & grow rich—african perspective: Nigerian resurrects Napoleon Hill
Victor Umeh and the 8th National Assembly we shall miss
Zion trail is coming our way
How unrealistic expectations ruin relationships
S*x-for-marks scandal rocks Ekiti varsity; lecturer caught pants down with student
ASUU suspends 2-month old strike in Taraba University
Security: Katsina varsity digs anti-bandits trenches


EFCC: Naira Marley Released From Prison Custody
9th National Assembly Speakership: Bago Congratulates Gbajabiamila,…
Sanwo-Olu To LASTMA: Spare None Of My Cabinet Members Who Violates…
We’re Positive Makinde Will Lift Oyo NURTW Ban In One Week’s…
Senate To Hold Government Officials To Their Responsibilities ― Lawan
FG should release enough funds for N-SIP projects ― ActionAid
NEMA distributes livelihood materials to victims of natural disasters in Yobe
FACK CHECK: Is Nigeria’s best University 800th in the world?
Thousands of music lovers attend ‘The Falz Experience 2’
Nigerian singer, Aramide, appointed into Recording Academy Board
Burna Boy’s new single `Anybody’ is another party starter
Nigeria in Diaspora group enlightens youths on irregular migration
Gorilla swallows N6.8 million generated from tourists in Kano zoo
450,000 out-of-school children: Gombe SUBEB laments, partners UNICEF on girl child school enrollment
Fraudsters who hypnotised girl, collected N1.4m from her in police net in Oyo
Igbo groups to Buhari: We want SGF for South-East, tell leaders to rally support from North, South-West
JUST IN: Senator Babayo Gamawa, former PDP deputy chairman, dies
Abubakar Sadiq Ibrahim emerges Gombe Assembly Speaker
Enugu East Senatorial poll: Nnamani floors Nnaji at Appeal Court
Scores escape death as storey building under construction collapses in Delta
DG NYSC eulogises Oludolapo Ahile, buried amid tears
Kogi poll: I’ll demolish all opposition, Yahaya Bello vows
Police arraign 2 men in court for alleged fraud
Late veteran filmmaker, Eddie Ugbomah ‘s burial slated for July 12
Again, PDP fails to open case against Kwara gov as Court adjourns to July 9
NAWOJ writes Makinde, demands Yoruba radio, arms carriage for Yoruba nation
Man jailed 1 month for stealing food
Kwara is poised for greatness under me ― Abdulrazaq
We are determined to initiate legal reforms ahead 2023 election ― INEC Chairman
JUST IN: Supreme Court sacks Umar as Niger-East Senator, declares Musa winner
Man drags estranged fiancee to court for breaking off engagement
FRSC donates items to IDPs in Karamajiji, FCT
Dissolution: Only the living can marry,14-year-old estranged wife tells court
Man docked for obtaining N320,000 under false pretences
Driver docked for allegedly assaulting motorcyclist
Tricycle Rider In Court For Allegedly Stealing N53,000 From Neighbour
Court remands 3 applicants for stealing cell phone worth 55,000…
Marketing officer in court for allegedly stealing employer’s N1.7m
Sentiments Have Replaced Patriotism Among Nigerians —Kwande
Why ninth NASS will be truly independent —Adeyeye
What will Lawan, Gbajabiamila do differently?
Issues as Nigerians mark June 12

The Guardian

Some PDP NASS members betrayed our party, Says Wike
8th assembly didn’t perform to full capacity, says Lawan
Oduduru emerges NCAA male athlete of the year in USA
Stop taking bribe, Sanwo-Olu tells LASTMA officers
INEC to commence legal reforms ahead 2023 polls, Mahmood assures
GMoU benefits sustainable only in peaceful atmosphere, says Chevron
NYSC to communicate payment of N30,000 allowance to corps members, assures DG
‘Why I want to be addressed First Lady’
Rain of pains in Lagos
Super Eagles look forward to good outing against Teranga Lions
The Chief MKO Abiola I knew
EL-Rufai lauds Access Bank partnership at UNICEF Charity Shield Polo
LaLiga players to watch at Egypt 2019 AFCON
Big teams eye round of 32 spots in AITEO Cup
500 athletes for 2nd MoC Grand Prix in Lagos
Again, PDP fails to open case against Kwara governor
‘LG autonomy is a fight Nigerians must undertake
No one can stop me from second term, I’m the landlord, boasts Bello
Supreme court sacks Umaru, declares Musa senator for Niger East
Ras Kimono…Remembering the rub-a-dub master
Teni drops new single, power rangers
Aramide on the board of grammys governors
Enter Wale Adenuga Production new superstory, Monica
Peruzzi: No one should be this comfortable
Now’s the time for Divine Oduduru to go pro
Buhari directs CBN to blacklist firms still importing palm oil


SoundCity Refused To Play My Video Because They Think I Do Drugs — Majek Fashek
Distinct Style Of Nigerian Pastors’ Wives
I Would Have Overthrown Abacha If . . .- Kokori
Now We Have The APC’s First Completed Project!
REVEALED: Osinbajo, El-Rufai, Oshiomhole Playing Key Roles In Ministerial Appointments
Gorilla ‘Swallows’ N6.8m In Kano Zoo
Why PDP’s Late Endorsement Failed To Deliver Ndume, Bago
American Actress, Regina Hall To Host 2019 BET Awards
MAN CRIES TO BUHARI, WIKE: I Could Not Afford N15m Bribe, DSS Beat Me So Mercilessly I Became Blind
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT: What Zlatan Should’ve Done Before Copying My Song — Jaywon
Emefiele’s Fears Of Oil Shock And ATM Mentality
Aisha Buhari Wants To Be Addressed As ‘First Lady’
Why Appointing Akpabio Will Be Counter-Productive — Akwa APC Elders
REVEALED: Cult Groups That Dominate Different Areas Of Lagos
Thousands Come Together For ‘’Falz Experience 2’’
Miyetti Allah, Herdsmen, And The People Of Osun State
Jonah In Belly Of Bayelsans
We rape married women even before their husbands —robbery suspects
You could be poor for life if you give birth before 18
INEC to begin electoral reform ahead of 2023 polls
Apapa gridlock: Presidency gives task force two weeks to clear traffic
Stop using my office to defraud politicians, SGF warns fraudsters
Edo mulls football tournament for primary schools
American born Nigerian power lifter, Russell Orhii is World Champion
Musa, Ighalo, Aiteo emerge Pitch Award 2018 winners
Sarri finally lands Juventus job, leaves Chelsea
The Aba Elephant stampede to historic 8th League title
Thousands come together for ‘’Falz Experience 2’’
Tonto Dikeh, others join Super Falcons in France
Breaking: Sanwo-Olu increases LASTMA officers allowances
Man cries for help as wife dies after delivery of triplets
Mother, child, six others perish in multiple crash

Saturday Independent

Turkey’s President To Participate In Tajikistan’s Regional Summit
9-Year-Old Girl Set Herself On Fire
Maoist Rebels Kill 5 Policemen
Landslide Sweeps Through Traffic, Kills 1
11 Million People Employed In Renewable Energy Worldwide In 2018
Man Accused Of Mosque Killings Pleads Not Guilty
5200 People Quarantined For Exposure To Mumps Or Chicken Pox
Oil Tanker Attacks Raise Fear Of Surge In Global Energy Prices
57 Children Killed In Outbreak Of AES
Assange Extradition Trial Set For February 2020
How Air Force Men Allegedly Raided EFCC Chairman’s House, Killed Policeman
Police Arraign Two For Alleged Fraud
House Agent Allegedly Absconded With N690,000 Rent
Babatunde Irukera, Positioned For Lugard House
The Grand Return Of Omo-Agege
Remi Tinubu’s Dead Dream
Adesua Etomi Expands Horizons In Muna
Again, Dimeji Bankole Goes Underground
Friends Serenade Engr. Oludayo Abiola At 40
Denrele’s Note To Self
47 Year-Old Mother Of Five, Needs N5m For Surgery
Inspirational Quotes For Children About Success, Life And Happiness
Supreme Court Sacks Sen. David Umaru
Dino Melaye Dazzles Bello, Braces Up For Kogi Governorship
BREAKING: Abubakar Sadiq Ibrahim Emerges Gombe Speaker
REVEALED: How Sanusi Spent N4.7bn From Emirate Acct In 5 Years…
UNWTO Unveils Agenda For Africa – Roadmap To Inclusive Growth
CIIN Deputy DG, Chukwu, Found Dead In South African Hotel
Can These Eagles Be Super In Egypt?
Nigeria’s Football In Retrospect
Lukaku Agrees Term With Inter
I Am Not A Galactico Yet – Hazard Warns
Chelsea Set For Lampard Talk
Nigerian Football Descending Into The Abyss
I Will Temper With Press Freedom
Carrying And Dropping Bags
Stuck In The Mud Of Mediocrity!
Filling Nigeria’s Technological Gap Through Adequate Training
The Only Thing Rochas Forgot To Commission

New Telegraph

SGF: Igbo group urges Buhari to consider South-East for position
BREAKING: Supreme court sacks APC senator, David Umaru
Court dismisses suit to stop new Emirs in Kano
Police arrest woman over stolen baby in Plateau
NIGERIA VS FRANCE: Stage set for Oshoala to shine again
Igbo must mend political fences with other Nigerians – Okorocha
Floods of fury hit Abia, Delta: Aba traders count losses
JENNIFER OBODO: I blocked lesbian who made passes at me
FINANCE OFFICER: Gorilla swallowed N6.8m in Kano zoo
Nothing illegal in Buhari’s wife’s preference for First Lady –SANs
Naira Marley perfects bail, regains freedom
Two die, 80 rendered homeless in Delta
Nigerians’ll be shocked at those who wanted June 12 annulled –Prof. Nwosu
We attacked Magu’s farmhouse after we heard he buried money inside septic tank – Suspects
Our pains, agonies, by widows
Ganduje: Sanusi must apologise over court cases

Sanwo-Olu to LASTMA: Arrest my aides if they flout traffic laws
No one can stop my second term ambition –Kogi gov
Floods of fury hit Abia, Delta: Aba traders count losses
Two die, 80 rendered homeless in Delta NDLEA arraigns 2 for allegedly peddling 2,139kg of Marijuana
Two killed in fresh Ebonyi, C’River boundary crisis
3 Nigerians, 4 others arrested for hacking into 2,000 accounts in India
Baale of Ogombo gets Certificate of Office
GOtv Boxing Night: NBB of C President lauds sponsors
Ogunbote wants early preparations for continental clubs
2nd MoC Grand Prix: Adegoke, Nathaniel, Chukwuma others storm Lagos Fifth NPFL title excites Afelokhai
Festac Town was challenging as I was 7 months pregnant –Njoku
Fear of failure, validation seeking sad and scary, Simi shares thoughts on Telenovela series ‘ASINTADO’ airs on StarTimes Nigeria
Evidence against Jang, hearsay –Witness
Interswitch boss among 10 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria
Ortom, Tor Tiv, Akume, Suswam preach peace at J.S Tarka’s son’s burial
Be cultural ambassadors, Runsewe tells youths

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