News Headlines Jun 19, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 19, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

Panic as NNPC gas pipeline explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Lawan, Gbajabiamila promise EU electoral reform
UK warns against travel to 21 states
FG rules out Eurobonds this year
Dangote Sugar targets increased shareholder value
Boko Haram faction providing services to Borno communities — Catholic archbishop
Fayemi seeks law against project abandonment by new govs
We have no role in ministerial list, say APC govs
UK warns its citizens against travelling to 21 states
Building integrity will prevent corruption among youths — Osinbajo
NNPC, investors meet in UK, negotiate $7bn FDIs
EU invests N53.9bn in Nigeria’s power sector
Airtel Nigeria files application for listing on NSE
FG to auction N100bn bonds June 26
Day soldiers seized the microphone at Ibadan TV
Demystifying public office (1)
Effects of corruption on Nigerian children
Smuggling: Nigeria losing about 10 million litres petrol daily
Suspected cultist arraigned for aiding colleagues’ escape
Ondo poly shut as lecturers protest unpaid salaries
Fayose’s former aide gets six months jail term for trespass
EFCC nabs three suspected Internet fraudsters, two others
Court orders demolition of 53 houses built on NITEL/MTEL land
Court sentences baker to 13 years’ imprisonment for raping teenager
Lekki hotel rape: Lagos will continue prosecution of two varsity dropouts
Carpenter gets 10 strokes for stealing logs of wood
2019 elections failed to meet 2015 standard –NDI/IRI
Court verdict: INEC withdraws Certificate of Return from Ondo APC lawmaker
Women appointed by APC govt proving their worth —Omo-Agege
Lawan appoints Chief of Staff, media aide
EU mission presents election report to Senate President today
Dangote Sugar targets increased shareholder value
FG to auction N100bn bonds June 26
Customs intercept 175 bales of smuggled textiles, expired seasonings
Abramovich to offer Lampard three-year deal
Juve prepare €100m bid for Pogba
UPDATE: Women’s World Cup tables
UPDATED: Record-breaking Marta fires Brazil into World Cup knockouts
Australia thrash Jamaica 4-1 to reach Women’s World Cup last 16
Weinstein in search of a lawyer as trial approaches
Bill Cosby lectures fellow inmates on parenting, drug use
‘Avengers’ dominates MTV awards as Larsen honours stunt doubles
Lagerfeld’s Chanel made $11 billion in his last year
Lagos NMA charges experienced doctors to mentor younger colleagues
Pay attention to your mental health, don warns Nigerians
Immunisation could prevent meningitis in children – Paediatrician
‘Genetic testing, preventive health care vital in healthcare delivery’
44 patients to undergo free surgery in Ekiti
EDITORIAL: The poisons we live with
Effects of corruption on Nigerian children

The Nation

My govt didn’t mismanage N25b bond, says Fayemi
How guard aided robbers into our homes, by residents
Falana faults CCB’s refusal to disclose ex-presidents’, governors’ assets
House of Reps petition: Why I adjourned sine die, by tribunal chair
President hails Nigerians living overseas for being peaceful
Buhari congratulates re-elected CAN President Ayokunle
Wabba seeks convention to end violence in world of work
VC praises Buhari over N208b for public varsities
Don’t politicise Awosedo’s death, Ogun APC warns Adebiyi, APM
African Bankers hail Fed Govt’s TraderMoni, others for helping the masses
At 46, NYSC has stood the test of time, says Gowon
Fed Govt, USAID launch $225m integrated health scheme
Lawan, Gbajabiamila restate commitment to electoral reforms
Buhari yet to discuss ministerial list with us, say APC governors
Buratai explains setbacks in military operations
Security chiefs to go as governors seek new ideas
NCAA’s threat to pull down 8,805 masts sparks dispute
Buhari, Sanwo-Olu meet on Lekki, Badagry ports, others
We will evaluate, assess observers’ report, says Presidency
How INEC, parties can ensure credible polls, by observers
Buhari, Sanwo-Olu meet on Lekki, Badagry ports, others
Edo 2020: How far can Imasuangbon go?
Don’t politicise selection of Olowo, says prince
Challenges before Makinde
Sanwo-Olu is a proactive governor, says lawmaker
7 APC support groups endorse Akpa for Kogi gov ticket
I begrudge nobody, says Omo-Agege
Wrong to remove World Cup fans advocating for Iranian women, FIFA says
Sharapova wins on return from six-month injury break
My Players are Heroes, says Super Falcons Coach
Efe Ambrose to Eagles: Focus on one match at a time!
Dortmund boss Favre signs contract extension
Super Falcons didn’t give us any space to play-Renard
Boost for entrepreneurship
Grooming change makers
IoD probes Oando-SEC crisis
Sanwo-Olu continues payment of accrued pension rights
Pension complaints and solutions
Lagos hosts Netherland incubation scheme
Arik Cabin Crew holds career talk
Lekki hotel rape: Lagos will continue prosecution of 2 Babcock varsity dropouts
Baker jailed 13 years for defiling 14-year-old girl
Irate mob kill suspected robber, injure another in Enugu
Three teenagers drown in Akwa Ibom beach
VC praises Buhari over N208b for public varsities
JUNE 19, 2019
Buhari signs Polytechnic, National Institute for Security bills into law
FUTO VC advocates more funding for research programme
Just in: Fire razes Adamawa girls college’s only hostel
Nollywood actress Gbemisola Gomez and husband lose son
2019 Monster Hit Story Contest: Gabriel Obiano emerges winner
Stephanie Linus takes Fistula advocacy to Sokoto
Mr. Peculiar sets for second album
‘The Oxymoron of Kenny Blaq’ holds June 28
Ziggy’s death: They were aware of the ongoing construction, say estate representative


NDI/IRI Report: 2019 Elections Did Not Meet Expectations of Nigerians
Buhari Meeets APC Govs in Aso Rock
Inflation Sustains Upward Rise to 11.40%
Rotary Club Donates Exercise Books to Students
150th Anniversary: St. Anne’s Alumni to Raise N250m to Refurbish School
Deputy Governor Laments Poor Condition of Ogun Schools
Monarch Tasks FG, Others to Deemphasise Paper Qualifications
Bauchi Discovers 20% Ghost Teachers in its Payroll
COREN President Donates School Uniforms to 456 Pupils in Kogi
Sanwo-Olu Pledges to Deepen Lagos/NYSC Partnership
Foundation Awards Scholarships to 121 Students at ATBU
Dufil Awards Scholarships to Pupils of Host Community in Rivers State
The Herdsman’s Narrative
IBM Offers Solution to Boost Food, Crop Supply
Four Ways Companies Can Develop Tomorrow’s Leaders
APC Disciplinary Committee Receives Letter from Zamfara Chapter Expelling Shuaibu, Yari
Kogi Guber: 20 APC Aspirants Kick against Indirect Primary

Daily Trust

Babachir’s trial adjourned over counsel’s ill-health
Lawan appoints chief of staff, spokesperson
Sign agreement with adhoc officials before hajj, civil society tells NAHCON
CAN re-elects Ayokunle as president
2019 poll didn’t meet expectations — IRI/NDI observers
PDP will fix Nigeria after reclaiming presidential mandate – Secondus
Emirate Council holds no grudge against Kano state govt. – Emir Sanusi
Kidnapping: OPC issues 7-day ultimatum to herdsmen in Osun
Edo Assembly: We were not invited to House inauguration – 16 lawmakers-elect
How should you deliver bad news? – LifeXtra –
Kano PDP: Supreme Court affirms Kabir-Yusuf as authentic candidate
Kano kidnapped bride, 2 others rescued, as police arrest 3 suspected kidnappers
Ihedioha inaugurates interim Imo LG chairmen
BREAKING: AbdulRazaq suspends Kwara LG chairmen, councillors for six months
Babachir’s trial adjourned over counsel’s ill-health
…Presidency expresses reservations on IRI/NDI report
Lawan seeks EU support for NASS, INEC
Mikel: Super Eagles will do everything possible to win 2019 AFCON
150 teams register for 2019 Bayelsa Restoration Cup
NBBF throws open 2019 Zenith Women basketball league slots
Oil production hits 2019 budget target of 2.3m bpd – NNPC
Integrated payroll: FG saves N274bn in 2yrs
Capitalisation: DisCos seek cost recovery means to drive investments
Decapitated body of 22 year old recovered from ditch in Jos
We have taken measures to protect environment – AEPB
Home grown school feeding in FCT to take off soon – FCTA
Let’s the games begin
IGP Mohammed Adamu, not time yet to beat chest
Full tank, flat tires
300,000 flee resurgence of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo — UNHCR
Egypt’s former president Morsi buried in eastern Cairo
El Salvador withdraws recognition of Western Sahara
Abducted priest escapes captivity, as youths nab kidnapper
NSCDC parades suspected fraudsters, motorcycle thieves in Bauchi
NDLEA arrests drug trafficker with 4.5gm of cocaine in Anambra
The NBC/Daar dispute
20+ things you probably didn’t know about Mamman Shata
Microsoft Office competition winners to represent Nigeria in New York
Nigerian develops app connecting Africa, Japan
AUPCTRE pickets securities tribunal, demands suspension of Chairman
Akeredolu sacks 3 commissioners, nominates 5
Plateau tertiary institutions call off 7-week-old strike
BUK spends N35m on staff training monthly—VC
Nasarawa students win ‘scitech’ contest in Turkey
Governor Bala to prosecute ex SUBEB chairman
Kano State to establish religious affairs ministry
Kwara announces deadline for 2019 Hajj payment
FOMWAN, Blair Institute hold mentorship for girl-child education
YouTube week begins with awards for local creators
FG, states, LGs asked to allocate 1% of budget to tackle climate change
FG commissions flood control works in Delta
Nigeria needs strident anti-pollution laws – NCF
Alleged misappropriation: Court restrains Ganduje, anti corruption commission from taking action against Emir Sanusi
My wife is a street fighter, man tells court
Two men jailed for using military uniforms to steal

The Sun

Badagry Expressway: Lagos Trade Fair businesses lose N1bn daily –ASPMDA
Lawan raises hope on new electoral amendment bill
We’ve no say in appointing ministers –Govs
Emirate crisis: Kano elders ask Ganduje to reverse new emirate law
Buratai indicts soldiers fighting Boko Haram
Anxiety in Edo as 9 lawmakers pick speaker
FG restores History to school curriculum, plans digital training for teachers
Sanwo-Olu enlists Buhari’s support for Lekki, Badagry ports, others
Why Akeredolu sacked 3 commissioners
State govt promises hitch-free Osun Osogbo festival
Police arrest notorious land grabbers terrorising Enugu
IGP to partner OPC on insecurity
Ekiti PDP berates Fayemi over alleged funds for self, wife
Cabinet: Buhari’s choice of ministers’ll make or break him -Magaji
Kaduna Guber: PDP’ll reclaim its mandate -Sarki
8th Assembly Reps and their unfinished business
Litigations and technicalities: The politics, intrigues
Customs intercepts parcels of cannabis concealed in dead body
UN tutors over 376,000 drug users in Nigeria
Infrastructure investment can save $4.2trn –World Bank
IMF backs investments in social insurance
Diaspora NIN enrolment: Biosec Solutions to launch centres in 15 countries
Ogbeide goes home June 28
Nigeria opens camp for African para championship
NBBF to have more teams for Zenith women’s League
2019 Hockey Super League: Plateau Queens beat Heartland Queens 1-0
Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar
Estonia coach resigns after record 0-8 loss to Germany
Burundi’ll be Nigeria’s toughest test –Rohr
AFCON 2019: Pinnick charges Eagles to go for trophy
Mikel ranked third oldest player at AFCON
DStv, GOtv to broadcast AFCON live in pidgin English
Ahead 6-a-side World Cup in Crete, Greece: The HIVE begins registration of teams
An interim blueprint President Buhari in second term pending tribunal’s verdict
Elections and the ‘mysterious’ server
Buhari and the 9th National Assembly
Witches and wizards behind the sufferings of many (9)
Ending insecurity: God sends message to Sultan of Sokoto (2)
DIBAN, curtailing underage drinking: Where art thou, law enforcement agents?
June 12: Barbers at work
Journalism as a potent tool for development
Attention: Dialogue with all parents
The tasks before Sanwo-Olu
The legends of Aso Rock
Buhari and the 9th National Assembly
Deplorable colonial bridge in Delta community begs for attention
Cross River, World Bank empower 50 rural communities
Why we want to empower students with entrepreneurship skills –Bassey, poly founder

The Guardian

UK warns against travel to 21 states in Nigeria
Don’t be too close to government, Kukah tells reelected CAN president
Sabotage, others behind fresh setbacks in anti-insurgency war, says Buratai
300-level UNIBEN student commits suicide
Fire razes GSM village in Kogi, destroys goods
Three teenagers drown in Akwa Ibom beach
Buhari greets new National Assembly leaders
I said we will review, not clear Apapa gridlock in 60 days, Sanwo-Olu retracts
‘APC governors didn’t hold FEC make-up talks with Buhari’
Ekong campaigns against neglected tropical diseases affecting 120m Nigerians
Ibrahim, Udoh to get full Eunisell boot rewards, says Ikenga
Yisa Sofuluwe predicts tough African Nations Cup for Nigeria
Sharapova makes winning return in Mallorca
Liverpool’s Ojo joins Rangers on loan
Real Madrid signing Rodrygo identifies with Neymar, Robinho
Seventh Delta Assembly kicks off amid concerns, expectations
Obaseki, Oshiomhole’s imbroglio divides Edo lawmakers as Okiye emerges speaker
Some random thoughts on Nigeria
Economic insights from Malabo Editorial: Nigeria and the promise of democracy
Group faults Oando’s claim of unfair treatment
Seme customs command intercepts 175 bales of smuggled textiles
Ellah Lakes lists additional 1.880m shares on NSE
Bearish sentiments drag stock market index further by 0.4%
Will this assembly justify its existence?
Democracy: Beyond symbolism and drama
The 9th Assembly and our democracy
Okowa and a people’s burden
Why iron may not improve fertility, by researchers
Drug delays type one diabetes in vulnerable children
Scorpion venom kills TB, other bacteria without poisonous effects
‘Intensifying climate change will increase future risk of violent armed conflict’


Tank Capacity Shows LNG A Growing Force In Large Vessel Orders
Corruption In Customs: Officers Are Useless, Prefers Personal To Official Duty — Customs Boss
Ministerial List: Buhari Doesn’t Need To Consult Us —APC Govs
Pirates Attack Cargo Vessel In Calabar
NINTH NASS: Nwajiuba’s Actions Robbed South-East Of Speakership – Okafor
Consortium Of Banks Refinances Neconde’s N2.3trn Facility
Is Democracy Possible Without A Pro-Poor Legislative Agenda?
GOV POLLS: We Will Beat APC Silly In Bayelsa, Kogi — Akinwomi, PDP Dep Natl Chair
Edo Catholic Priest Escapes, As Abductors Sleep
Super Eagles In Alexandria, Receive Warm Welcome
Offshore Banking And Money Laundering (1)
Customs Lauds Navy Over Synergy, Destroys N3m Turkey
CP Begs For Support To End Kidnapping , Criminalities In NasarawaEDO HOUSE: Drama As Clerk Swears In Nine Of 24 Lawmakers At Midnight
Presidency insists, Buhari won 2019 polls, faults NDI, IRI reports
Buhari, Sanwo-Olu meet over Lekki, Badagry Seaports
Women protest killings in Taraba
Quit if you don’t have capacity to govern Nigeria, Catholic Bishop tells Buhari
Ministerial list: We’ve not discussed with Buhari – APC Govs
Herdsmen, bandits killed 10, 665 in 2018 — IFRA
Armed robbers stole N6.90m in Kano Zoo not Gorilla – MD
NINTH SENATE: How empty offices forced Senate to adjourn abruptly to July
Court restrains Ganduje, anti corruption commission from taking action against Emir Sanusi
Iwuanyanwu, 2 others dump APGA for PDP in Imo
Iwobi reveals Mikel’s new AFCON role
AFCON 2019: Rohr urges Eagles players to go low profile
Balogun gearing for AFCON duty
Super Eagles in Alexandria, receive warm welcome
Chukwueze not distracted by transfer talk
Blockbuster movie, ‘Men in Black’ returns with new twist
Simi excited over Pogba’s move to dump Manchester United
Buhari, Sanwo-Olu meet over Lekki, Badagry Seaports
Coping with belly fat
Tank capacity shows LNG a growing force in large vessel orders
Corruption in Customs: Officers are useless, prefers personal to official duty — Customs boss
Pirates attack cargo vessel in Calabar
Consortium of banks refinances Neconde’s N2.3trn facility
Offshore banking and money laundering (1)
Gov Makinde orders free entry into Schools of Science, Junior Secondary Schools
Lekki hotel rape: Lagos will continue prosecution of 2 Babcock varsity dropouts
Inlaks unravels problems in insurance sector with thehatch innovation lab

Daily Independent

Good Governance: Prof. Tunji-Bello Incites Nigerians To Press For More
U.S. Sending Another 1,000 Troops To Middle East
Justin Trudeau ‘Running Out Of Time’
Pentagon To Give Additional $250 Million In Military Aid To Ukraine
UN Holds Briefing In Turkey On Fighting Desertification
Trump’s Top Russia Aide To Depart
Alarm At Far-Right Threat After Killing Of German Politician
Angela Merkel Says She Is ‘Fine’ After Shaking At Ceremony
Football Star Hopes For Quick Recovery
Murder, Rape, Claims Of Contamination At Tanzanian Goldmine
NYSC Mobilises Over Four Million Graduates In 45 Years
Alumni Must Give Back To Alma Mater – Esekhaigbe
Fisheries Society Tasks Inductees On Opportunities In Aquaculture
Insecurity Worse Under Buhari Than Jonathan’s Government – Yerimaan
Nigerians Expect More From New NASS
Why I’m Qualified To Be APC National Secretary – Mustapha
Oshiomhole Injured As Thugs Beat Up Edo Lawmakers- Elect
Ministerial List: ZLP Urges Speedy Passage To Senate
Nigeria’s Daily Oil Production Now 2.3mbpd – Baru
Global Leaders Must Chart Path To Fourth Industrial Revolution – Wabba
Nigeria Loses N127bn Annually To Cyber Crimes – NITDA DG
FG Will Float Sukuk Bond To Fund Infrastructure In 2019 –…
Nigeria Loses 300,000 Tonnes Of Sugar To Smugglers Annually – Dangote
Pinnick Charges S’Eagles To Win Tourney
Chukwueze Rules Out Distractions
CAF Picks Kanu, Six Other Legends As Ambassadors
Egypt Agog For Epic Hosting
DStv, GOtv To Run Matches In Pidgin English
Repelling The Herdsmen’s Invasion
Twenty Years On
The Ninth Assembly: Our Expectations
President Buhari’s Promise Of A Strong Team For The Next Level
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