News Headlines Jun 16, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 16, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

EU report on elections: Presidency insists elections fair, PDP alleges fraud, killings
Kola Abiola right, Tinubu begged Abacha for post –George
Power distribution network collapsing due to rainfall –TCN
International aviation politics killing Nigerian airlines on foreign routes – Onyema, Air Peace chairman
Major, captains, 11 others face trial for kidnapping, murder
With new govs come new First Ladies of style
Days of bandits, kidnappers, insurgents numbered –Buhari
Oil price: LCCI, experts warn against risks to economy
Aggrieved UTME candidates tackle JAMB over alleged lapses
No zoning of senate leader, others yet –APC
Crisis brewing in Akeredolu’s cabinet over 2020 gov race
Banditry: Katsina raises vigilante groups, police secure monarchs
Tension rises at Madonna varsity over detained students, lecturer
Buhari approves N208bn for varsity infrastructure
Ekiti varsity queries lecturer over alleged sex-for-marks
Consulate to protest killing of Nigerians in S’Africa
Nine firms assembling vehicles in Nigeria — NADDC DG
Motorists shun Ife-Ibadan highway over banditry
ATM air conditioner catches fire in UNICAL
Two Air Force officers dismissed over attack on Magu’s farmhouse
Sex-for-marks allegation: Ekiti varsity investigates, queries lecturer
Tiv leader leads thugs to attack residents in Lagos
Police arraign property agent for diverting N4.2m rent
Agip JV constructs market, drains in Delta
Kicking compromise out of executive-legislative romance
Gombe assets recovery committee invites ex gov, Dankwambo, aides
Ekweremadu congratulates Abaribe, other minority leaders
2019 polls: Large number of political parties creates logistics problem —INEC
I’m not deceived by congratulatory messages – Wike
Ex-govs, ministers refuse to surrender diplomatic passports
Power distribution network collapsing due to rainfall –TCN
Sterling Bank expresses commitment to SMEs, food sector
Keep your circle small, many people can be a distraction –Olubukola Kolade
Oil terminal shutdown: Nigeria loses N44.6bn in one month
Nigeria’s crude oil reserves fall to 36.97 billion barrels
Industrial zones in 10 states record impressive Q1 performance
Allegation of Ajimobi’s aides taking home govt cars political, cheap –Ex-commissioner
Ajimobi’s officials emptied govt transport pool– CPS
We took non-commercial loans to develop infrastructure –Abubakar’s aide
Alaibe in another tough race to Bayelsa Creek Haven
Majority tribe won’t ever agree to restructuring –NADECO chieftain, Agbeyegbe
Eagles 23-man army in quest of fourth African glory
Zenith Bank hails U-13, U-15 players’ performance
Ukraine win U-20 World Cup
Falcons won’t defend against France – Dennerby
MoC Grandprix: Athletes defy rain, battle for N700,000
World Cup: Aminu predicts tough ties for D’Tigers
NANS laments state of higher education in Nigeria
10-year-old Fitrah Adegbite wins APEN Spelling Bee competition
Scholarship beneficiary charges pupils to study hard
You can’t force anyone to listen to gospel music – Monique
Majek Fashek goes after Soundcity over rejection of music videos
I’ve made movies bigger than Yemi my Lover – Ayebo
My torch is a covenant I made with God – Zaaki Azzay
I’ve more important things than talking on nude video controversy –Etinosa
Lesbian proposed to me because of my movie role –Ella Mensah
Bankers, office workers, bricklayers, others risk back pain –Expert
I almost ran mad seeing my son’s severed wrist on a plate – Dad of boy whose wrist was cut off by Lagos landlord
Grazing of stolen cows triggered Sokoto killing spree by bandits — Residents
Ordeal of Gombe mothers with babies in jaws of malnutrition
Visa launches cross-border B2B payments network
Inlaks bags four integrated ISO certifications
Galaxy Backbone deploys infrastructure for e-govt master plan
Swypatune aims to solve transparency issues in reality shows
Editorial: SARS: Police piecemeal reform, meaningless

The Nation

BoI disbursed over N270 billion loans in 2018
NASS: Legislative aides upbeat as they await N8b severance benefits
Jostling begins for N10b National Assembly supply contracts
Elections: Large number of political parties creates logistics problem, says INEC
CBN vows to punish smugglers of banned items
APC to EU: Your report not definitive
Presidency welcomes EU, other suggestions to improve elections
2019 polls: EU knocks INEC, parties, security agencies in final report
Battle for Senate Leader, House leader,others hots up
Cabinet: Buhari to consult national, state APC leaders
Truth and Post-truth in the aftermath of June 12
APC finally makes a clean sweep
NIGERIA’S TALLEST MAN: For years, my height hindered me from finding love
Buhari doesn’t like posing for photos, says presidential photographer
Oshiomhole has capacity to reform APC – Aganaba
Nwankwo-Okere puts smiles on the faces of children
The Minority Report and Draft Constitution of 1976: in its time and in the stream of history
June 12 – A colloquium
Still on memoirs
NASS: Legislative aides upbeat as they await N8b severance benefits
2019 polls: EU knocks INEC, parties, security agencies in final report
Elections: Large number of political parties creates logistics problem, says INEC
Presidency welcomes EU, other suggestions to improve elections
Obaseki on course, money-sharing politics is retrogressive – Uwoghiren
Ekweremadu congratulates Abaribe, other minority officers
Buhari expresses commitment to end insecurity
Nigeria to protest killing of citizens in South Africa
Return of LG autonomy, solution to insecurity -Ogunlewe
NASS: The new sheriffs in charge
Guber race: Fresh moves to avert violence in Bayelsa, Kogi
I offered to waive my immunity to promote accountability – Makinde
Edo APC lawmakers-elect reject party’s nomination
GERNOT ROHR: Super Eagles can be champions in Egypt
JOHN OGU: I’m gradually overcoming my aerophobia
Ukraine wins FIFA U-20 World Cup
Big teams eye Round of 32 spots
Girelli’s hat trick lifts Italy into next round of WC
Eagles ambush Teranga Lions
CBN vows to punish smugglers of banned items
Seven keys to raising financially responsible kids
CBN investigating accounts of palm oil smugglers
Shareholders laud NASCON over improved performance
FCMB supports capacity building for SMEs
Fire guts goods worth millions in Ibadan
Man allegedly detained, extorted for cautioning policemen over reckless driving
Just In: Panic as ATM machines catch fire in Calabar
Menace of herdsmen, review of customs, tradition worry Monarchs in Anambra
Widow laments agony of losing husband in Anambra
2019 UTME: Proprietress hails performance of visually challenged candidates
Sex for Marks: Ekiti varsity investigates, queries don
DJ SJS: My dream was always to be a radio DJ
Comedienne Princess takes up first movie role
Banky W, Teni, others for Nigeria’s first-ever prom concert
Icons converge at Fashions Finest Africa
Filmmakers celebrate Tope Oshin @ 40
10 Nigerian ever-green songs
Why we must fight tuberculosis at the grassroots
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


EU Proposes New Law on Full Transparency of Election Results
Tony Elumelu: How FG Can Lift 100m out of Poverty
Plans to empower 1,000 northern youths with $5000 each
Buhari Insists FG Winning War Against Insurgents, Bandits, Kidnappers
NERC: New Customer-friendly Tariff Regime out Soon
AEDC issues 50,000 prepaid meters in Nasarawa
ALEX OKOSI: His Midas Touch, Global Reach Celebrating Passion, Professionalism and Africa
Peace Index: Nigeria, One of Least Peaceful Places on Earth
Ranked 148 out of 163 least peaceful countries
With Agriculture, We’ll Transform Oyo State, Says Makinde
Glo Crashes Data Subscription, Offers 1GB for N300
Three Officers, 11 Others Face Court Martial for Murder, Kidnapping
Why We’re Committed to Teachers’ Reward Initiatives’
El-Rufai Creates Internal Security Ministry to Curb Banditry
Fashion Forward? As Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila’s Wife, Salamatu, Creates a Stir with Dress Sense
Gone Till 2023… As Jimi Agbaje Recoils into His Shell
A First Lady Seen in a New Light…
Again, Ex-Taraba Gov, Late Suntai’s Wife, Hauwa Finds Love
Insurgency, Kidnapping And Banditry – Of Governance and Economic Opportunities
Now That APC Has Its Dream Parliament
Behold, Adebo Ogundoyin, Nigeria’s Youngest Speaker
A Truce in Time
SEYI MAKINDE: Coalition of Forces Made My Election Possible
JUNE 12: As Nigeria Proclaims New Democracy Day…
For the Ninth National Assembly, a New Life Begins
Nigeria and The Vestiges of Colonialism
Abdel Rahman: Nigerians Will Enjoy Historical, Cosmopolitan Alexandria
Wakanow Unveils Special Travel Packages for Nations Cup
Free-Floating of Naira: To Be or Not to Be?
Insurance Sector Recapitalisation and Dilemma of Building Virile Industry
Domestic Investors Take Shine off Foreign Investors
As Oando Shareholders Remain in Limbo
Super Eagles Play Senegal in Last Friendly before Nations Cup
Falode: Falcons must be Tactical, Proactive
Brazil Jeered before Trashing Bolivia in Copa Opener
Lampard in Talks over New Derby Deal despite Chelsea Rumours
ALEX OKOSI: His Midas Touch, Global Reach Celebrating Passion, Professionalism and Africa
A First Lady Seen in a New Light…
STEVE GUKAS: Making Nollywood’s Legacy Project
Fatimah Dangote’s Husband Jamil’s Modest Lifestyle
Waging Collective War against Jungle Justice
EDITORIAL: Goje and The Fight Against Corruption

The Sun

9Th NASS leadership: How battle was won and lost
Tasks before the 9th National Assembly
One baby two mothers Confusion as 2 women claim to be mother of newborn baby
June 12: Injured victims recount ordeals
Why I don’t wear earrings
2019 polls recorded severe operational, transparency shortcomings –EU observers
Why I want to create anti-graft agency – Gov Makinde
Obiano can’t ban commercial motorcycles in Nnewi –MUTN boss
Kwara elders counsel Abdulrazaq on appointees, KWASU VC, others
UNIZIK Confucius Institute builds capacity in diverse disciplines
Expert tasks FG on environmental pollution
Stop dumping refuse in drainages, Abiodun tells Ijebu-Ode residents
IEF tasks BSIEC on credible LG election
Parties condemn APP petition challenging Zamfara governor’s election
2019 polls: Buhari assures EU of improved elections
Crisis in APGA will strengthen party – Oye
Investors lose N17bn in 4 days
Lagos-Badagry Expressway: Alaba traders commend Sanwo-Olu
32 Swiss investors target Nigeria’s oil, ICT sectors
NEPC unveils charter for enhanced service delivery
NSE: Market indices reverse losing streak
2019 elections: Buhari assures EU of improved elections
Why Conte forced me to quit Chelsea – Mikel
Egyptian referees for Nigeria, Senegal clash
Ukraine wins 2019 FIFA U-20 trophy
Five-day Future Eagles tourney: Zenith Bank charges U-13, U-15 players to give best
FoodCo Football Video Game Championship gets July date
‘New Drogba’ label excites Nigeria-born Abraham
Women’s World Cup: Falode backs Super Falcons against France
Iwobi most popular player in Nigeria’s AFCON squad
Masai Ujiri: Nigerian with magic touch
Ukraine wins U-20 World Cup, beats South Korea 3-1
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles will do well — Sports analyst
‘94 Class of Super Eagles not better than ‘80 squad -Amuneke
Why I don’t wear earrings
Hi-Life Fest: First round winners emerge
One year after, tears still flow for Kimono
Nollywood: Army agrees to protect actors, equipment on set
“My oh my, someone is in a grumpy mood today,”
Fake News as big business
What causes cancer – Fate or God?
Welcome your divorced daughter!
Saving the Anglican Church from her Leaders: A Rejoinder
Exiting Plato’s cave: Reflections on Nigeria’s predicament
14 soldiers face court martial in Rivers
DSS warns against fake recruitment rumour
Navy hands over seized frozen food to Customs
Ugwuanyi finally settles Oruku, Umuode age-long dispute
Nigeria to deport foreigners without resident permits
Muhammadu Buhari: Striking political masterstroke with June 12
Chukwunyere, Ex-Imo Pcrc Chairman: PCRC should be at the core of community policing
What people in states want from their governor
Double trouble: Agony of abandoned road project worsens as flood ravages Lagos communities
Thousands of youths rally for quality education in 10 states
Buhari: Quality education required for Nigeria’s development


EU Did Not Question Results Of 2019 Polls — Presidency
Large Number Of Political Parties Created Logistics Problem
2019 Elections: INEC Results Collation Process Not Transparent ― EU
Gunmen Kidnap Two Medical Personnel Conveying NDDC Lassa Fever Drugs…
EFCC Probes Why Convicted Pension Thief Is Not In Jail
Ongoing Obaship tussles at Owo…
‘Most leaders not competent to handle offices they occupy’
Bobrisky not a cultural ambassador, Runsewe warns Nigerian youths
Alleged sex-for-marks scandal in EKSU: Varsity investigates claims, queries lecturer
We will rely on Agric to turn around Oyo’s fortunes ― Makinde
Osun Rep, Bamidele Salam, offers jobs to persons with disabilities
Makinde commiserates with victims of Aperin Market fire, vows to find cause
Lagos to become technology talent hub ― Hamzat
Army arraign three officers, 11 soldiers accused of murder, kidnapping
Kaduna: PDP to present 685 witnesses as governorship tribunal adjourns to June 17
Second term: el-Rufai restructures Kaduna ministries
Abiodun appoints SSG, Chief of Staff
Suicide: 40 years-old school teacher hangs self in Kano
53% childhood deaths in Nigeria caused by malnutrition ― Group
PDP chieftain hails Omo-Agege’s emergence as Deputy President of Senate
Police begin manhunt for Osun ‘cultists’
ISIS attacks Nigerian soldiers, kills commander, 20 others
24 Ships Carrying Petrol, Other Products Expected At Lagos Ports
Titan Trust Bank set to redefine retail banking in Nigeria
Moroccan CEO, Mostafa Terrab, becomes first African chairman of global…
I’m Sad Those Who Allegedly Planned To Bomb Me Weren’t Investigated —Igini, INEC…
Nigeria runs a commandist federal arrangement, not federal system…
Are Feminine Hygiene Products Really Necessary?
Malaria in pregnancy is dangerous
My Life As A Nurse, Comedian —MCHonourable Olayiwola
Encomium as Christian leaders celebrate Ayewa at 70
‘I never knew D’banj and Don Jazz would make it’
Khloe Kardashian dismisses claims she was Tristan Thompson’s mistress
The Yoruba Town Fulani Call Home
MKO Abiola Stadium: Inside the $360m monument left to rot and waste
NAFDAC: Why we are helpless on the use of sniper, otapiapia
‘Kidnappers should leave Osun, Ekiti, Ondo now’

The Guardian

Falcons can qualify for next round against Les Bleues, says Falode
Buhari campaign faults European Union’s election reports
We expect ministerial list in two weeks, senators say
Ikemsinachukwu Jordan James: Turning passion into money
The holy trinity: Reflection on Trinity Sunday
Trump in new attack on London’s mayor
Makinde commiserates with victims of Aperin Market fire, to investigate cause
1 day ago Nigeria
Car bomb kills eight in Somali capital, emergency workers says
Abiodun appoints SSG, Chief of Staff
The Netherlands beat Cameroon, reach last 16
Egyptian referees for Eagles, Lions of Teranga duel
NOW Football
Spirited comeback earns Ukraine first U-20 title
Suspense! As Southwest governors tremble over N30,000 minimum wage
Imo state versus local councils: Ever locked in war of attrition
How Ekweremadu’s bid for Deputy Senate President hit the rocks
Makinde: Our plan is to lift Oyo people out of poverty
Editorial: Buhari, rural development and RAMP challenge


El Rufai Creates 3 New Ministries, Scraps 3 Others
MINISTERIAL LIST: APC Chairmen Lobby Buhari
Kano Police Launch Investigation Into Teacher’s Suicide
Death Of Hope On June 12 2019
2019 Polls: There Was Abuse Of Incumbency Power At State And Federal Levels – EU Observation Report
AY, I Go Dye, Gandoki Others For Pencil Unbroken ‘The Movie’ Edition
The Lying Tongue(2)
Battle For Vacant Stool Rages: I Will Be Next Olowo — Prince Olanrewaju Ogunoye
A Note On Senators Kabiru Marafa & Ali Ndume
AFCON 2019: We Don’t Have Big Stars Anymore, Says Rohr
Super Falcons Must Be Proactive, Tactical – Falode
Ever Wondered Why Your Relationships Seldom Last?
What An Ex-Banker Spends The Recession Doing!
The Need For Believers To Be Generous
‘Niger Delta Republic’: Inside Story Of How June 1 Proclamation Was Scuttled
Okagbare Targets 60th Diamond League Appearance In Rabat
Urhobo Chiefs Hail Omo-Agege’s Election As Deputy Senate President
We’re winning war against banditry, kidnapping, insurgents – Buhari
EU observers say we know nothing about INEC servers
Onu not appointed SGF – Group
Buhari promises to implement EU recommendations to improve elections
Kogi Guber: I am ready for any primaries format – Governor Bello
Buhari under pressure to constitute cabinet
Uganda ready for ‘familiar’ Egypt duel, says Coach Desabre
Ukraine sink South Korea to claim under-20 World Cup glory
Married and juggling two mistresses!
Monalisa Chinda, Ameachi Muonagor, others tackle Osu System in new soap
I’m one of the pioneers of Afrobeats movement to the US and the world – DJ Dozzy Ross
Ariya Repete returns, as regional auditions kick-off in Lagos
Fire razes Orita-Aperin market in Ibadan, as goods worth millions of naira destroyed
I. Coast confronts dengue peril
SKIN BLEACHING: Nigeria’s silent craze
Your lifestyle could be responsible for your gaining weight
Sex for Marks : Ekiti varsity investigates, queries don
2019 UTME: Proprietress hails performance of visually challenged candidates
President Buhari urges universities to intensify inventions for national development
EdoBEST: Obaseki extends initiative to junior sec schools to sustain gains
‘Why I was kind to journalist we kidnapped’

Sunday IndependentEU Election Observers Deny Knowledge Of INEC Server
Major, 13 Soldiers Arraigned For Kidnapping, Other Crimes
Pensioners To Sue FG, States Over Unpaid Arrears
Sex For Marks: Ekiti Varsity Investigates, Queries Don
Scuffles Break Out At Yellow Vests Protest In Paris
Natural Disasters Affected 10 Million Chinese In May
Two Teenagers Die Minutes Apart During Violent Night
Seven Die While Cleaning Hotel Sewer In India’s Gujarat
Syria Flare-Up Kills 35 Fighters, 10 Civillians
Angola Needs 300,000 Blood Donors
US Allows Iraq To Import Iran Energy
Syria Violence Kills Dozens Of Troops, Civilians In North
Regime Attacks Kill 7 In Syria’s De-Escalation Zones
Philippe Coutinho Not Bothered By Brazil Boos
Chris Brown To Be Father Again
I Have No Plan To Defect From APC To PDP –… Rt. Hon. Nick Eworo
Vestiges Of Military Are Still Found In Nigerian Politics – Olofin
How We Plan To Lift Our People Out Of Poverty –…
Vote Buying Cost Me Benue Governorship Seat – Ikyaan
9th National Assembly: A Rubber Stamp?
Africa’s Debt Still Under Control – African Development Bank
Falck Prime Atlantic,UK College Train Nigerians On Fire Fighting
Ericsson Appoints Stella Medlicott Senior Vice President, Head, Marketing, Corporate Relations
Fidelity Gives Soft Loans, Security To Traders
WorldRemit Launches New Product In Nigeria
‘Super Eagles Out To A Make A Statement’
Nigeria On The March Again
I Believe Nigeria Will Reach AFCON Final – Ekpo
AFCON: CAF Suspends Sadio Mane
Egyptian Referees For Nigeria, Senegal Friendly
June 12: Professor Humphrey Nwosu, Untold Stories; Unsung Heroes
Ninth Senate: The Election Intrigues, Projections, Expectations
FG’s Plan To Lift 100 Milion Out Of Poverty
Why Anguish Of Retirees May Persist
Bridges Over Phantom Lakes
The Tasks Before Gov. Sanwo-Olu

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