News Headlines Jun 21, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 21, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

NECA, NACCIMA, LCCI fume as Buhari asks govs to raise IGR
Kyari, SGF, 100 other presidential aides in office illegally — Falana
Falcons break 20-year World Cup jinx
Domestic worker stabs boss to death two days after employment
Another final-year UNN student commits suicide
Sarri fires shot at Hazard, Chelsea: I’m not a traitor
American defrauds Nigerians seeking Green Card of $565,000
Nigeria’s current situation is precarious, says PDP
Lampard lands Chelsea job after Abramovich phone call
Bello’s endorsement by Kogi monarchs is a display of poverty — Audu’s son
Gunman opens fire on wedding guests in Kano
INEC’s mysterious server of unending controversy
Oshoala acquires N11m CLA 250 benz
New York to host Joshua, Ruiz rematch
I needed a child to call me mother – Suspected baby thief
Unemployment: CBN promises seven-year loans for corpers
Prophet, friend kill housewife seeking solutions to problems
Landlord’s brother-in-law allegedly kills tenant in Lagos
NYSC withdraws corps members posted to areas affected by banditry
Police arrest two suspected robbers in Ondo
PDP sets up committee to investigate members over NASS elections
2015 election: Belgore tells court how N450m was shared
Outcry forces Lawan to withdraw media aide’s appointment
Bauchi lawmakers hold parallel inauguration, elect separate Speakers
CBN forex intervention hits $42.3bn in one year
Forte Oil gets new CEO, CFO after Otedola’s share sale
Lafarge share price hits three-week high
Mutual funds investment hits N746.5bn
Julius Berger grows profit by 142.4% to N6.1bn
How today’s entrepreneur should handle corruption
Alleged fraud: FIFA takes over CAF
Falcons break 20-year World Cup jinx
Keeping children out of school a crime, says Buhari
Enery firm builds library for Lagos school
Digital learning’ll end mass failure – Salami
‘Skill acquisition, problem-solving latest trends in learning’
Eco-friendly environment increases lifespan – Mejabi
‘School curriculum should be workplace relevant’
Why 40% of all conceptions end in miscarriage — Obstetrician
Stop spiritualising depression, doctor tells clerics
Management of human bites
EDITORIAL: MKO Stadium, an honour well deserved
Dream on, Mr President
Buhari and the ‘hilltop syndrome’
Buhari, APC governors and the missing policy conversation

The Nation

Why we must investigate accidents, by AIB
General, others express concerns over post-war disorders
Oshiomhole should intervene in Edo APC crisis, says ex-aide
2019 election: Army backs electronic voting, collation
‘Disagreement on template may delay implementation of new minimum wage’
Ex-Ondo deputy governor to appeal suit over entitlements
Gani Adams: it’s time to stop kidnapping, others in Southwest
Emmanuel to modernise camp facilities
We’ll engage traditional rulers to improve security, says Makinde
Tecno promo winners feature in conference
‘Prophet’ kills, buries housewife, 25, after meeting on facebook
‘Why I stole three-day-old baby from Jos hospital’
NDLEA initiates sensitisation, drug prevention programme
Three teachers, student held for alleged exam malpractice
‘UNIBEN student was raped before committing suicide’
DSS parades ‘fake doctor’ for killing 15 patients
EFCC re-arraigns American over $1.2m ‘Green Card fraud’
Lagos to integrate sexual education in curriculum
Monarch to Army chief: call your men to order
Council donates five 500 KVA transformers
Oshiomhole should intervene in Edo APC crisis, says ex-aide
‘Disagreement on template may delay implementation of new minimum wage’
Egypt 2019…Africa’s soccer fiesta begins
Kyari is NNPC boss as Buhari rejects tenure extension for Baru
Houseboy kills employer, mother, 89
‘Military must act fast to boost soldiers’ morale’
‘Those fighting Akpabio will fail’
Governors endorse state police to fight criminals
Who succeeds Dickson in Bayelsa?
Kogi monarchs seek Buhari’s backing for Bello’s second term
Omo-Agege seeks re-organisation of Southsouth APC
APC state chairmen pass vote of confidence in Oshiomhole
Egypt 2019…Africa’s soccer fiesta begins
BREAKING: 2019 FIFA WWC: Super Falcons qualify for round of sixteen
French Ligue1, EPL stars dominate 2019 AFCON
My Juventus appointment ‘the crowning achievement’, says Sarri
Nigeria in the 2019 Women’s World Cup
2019 FIFA WWC: England ready to attack business end of tournament
Tecno promo winners feature in conference
How Nigeria, others can achieve 2030 Agenda, by report
‘Buhari needs experts to drive economic agenda’
Heartache over soaring debt servicing cost
Again, global manufacturing growth down in Q1 2019
‘Shea butter policy’ll boost export, create jobs’
NDLEA initiates sensitisation, drug prevention programme
Oke-Osanyintolu, Bolowotan get Sanwo-Olu’s appointments
‘Collapsed Synagogue building was in perfect condition’
Coordinator: Lagos will get more corps members, if…
Police nab three teachers, student for exam fraud
‘UNIBEN student was raped before suicide’
Wanted: More male teachers in Anambra schools
Canada-based Nigerian honours teachers
Uti Nwachukwu suffers backlash for declaring Cee-C ‘Most Successful’ BBNaija housemate
Avoid fake lifestyle, musician advises colleagues
Femi Kuti, others to perform at opening ceremony of 2019 AFCON
Zlatan, Mayorkun, Runtown, Teni 11 others for BUDX Show

ThisDay

Illiteracy Breeds Insecurity, Says Buhari, Asks Governors to Prioritise Education
FG to proscribe Almajiri system NEC: Banditry now new national security threat
She was my angel, says Bello Daughter: Guess heaven couldn’t wait for her
Sanusi Tackles Kano Anti-graft Agency over Fraud Allegations
Stock Market Loses N565bn as Investors Await President’s Cabinet
OPEC, NEITI Hail Kyari’s Appointment as NNPC Boss
Downstream operators insist on deregulation Oil price jumps to $64 on Iran, US tension
UN Security Council Condemns Killing of 30 People in Borno
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Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri with agency reports The United Nations Security Council has condemned “in…
Boko Haram Releases Corps Member Abducted in January
Miyetti Allah Seeks Establishment of Fulani Vigilantes in South-east
Jonathan Not Dasuki Gave Me N400m, Metuh Tells Court
DSS Parades Fake Doctor Who Allegedly Killed 15 Patients
Secondus Berates APC over N’Assembly Leadership’s Elections
First Lady Tasks Buhari on Appointment
Ace of Space Consult Partners NPF on Background Check Number
Suspected Militia Kills Five in Benue Community
Lawan Cancels Appointment of Adedayo as His Media Adviser
Omo-Agege names CoS, media aides
Don’t Victimise Fulani Herders Doing Legitimate Businesses, Ekiti Tells Citizens
Edo APC Chieftain, Idahosa Calls for Oshiomhole’s Resignation
Gone are Those Days of Locust in Ekiti
RE: Ucha’s fight to Redeem Ebonyi APC
Understanding Issues Before the Supreme Court on Osun Guber
Confusion as Leadership Tussle Stalls HDP’s Petition at Tribunal
Embrace Digital Technology, Elumelu Tells Students, Young Professionals
AMCON MD Congratulates Senate President, Speaker
FCMB Restates Commitment to Growth of Businesses
RMB Holds Economic Conference
Lafarge Africa Reduces Loss to N8.8bn on Tax Credit
Hailu: Our Brand Is Stronger Despite B737 MAX Crash
Biggest AFCON Tournament Begins Tonight in Egypt
Super Eagles Seek Fourth African Title
NNPC Assures NTA/HotSports of Support for AFCON 2019 TV Broadcast
Lagos to Host Eunisell Boot Award
Eight Stars to Watch as Africa’s Showpiece Kicks off
Women’s World Cup: Nigeria, Cameroon Squeeze into Last 16
Star Lager to Unveil TV Commercial in Support of Eagles
Abuja Agog for 41st CBN Senior Tennis Championship
Winner Emerges in MTN Theatre for Schools Competition
Michael Jackson’s Fans Honour Musician with Statue in China
White Set to Rule the Airwaves with New Single
SWAI to Hold Sixth Security Awards and Conference in UAE
Diocese of Ika Set to Install Chancellor, Others
The Boss as Bridge-builder
EDITORIAL: ZAMFARA GOVERNOR’S MISPLACED PRIORITY

Daily Trust

Police arrest 5 rustlers, recover 7 cows in Plateau
Court told how lawyer bit off ex-fiancée’s finger during altercation
Over 85,000 drug suspects arrested in 10 years – NDLEA
Court told how lawyer bit off ex-fiancée’s finger during altercation
Man bags 10 years jail for N10.4m fraud
N400m fraud: I received money from Jonathan, not Dasuki – Metuh
Corps member kidnapped by B/Haram rescued
‘Nigeria may experience 100% hike in drug prices’
2015 elections: We shared millions of naira to security agencies – Belgore
Kogi APC guber primary: I’ll defeat Yahaya Bello — Seidu
Why I started a gift store, says Baze varsity graduate, Hafsah
IT firm trains 2,000 tech enthusiasts in Ogun
Mercy Johnson hits out with new ‘Kitchen Talk Show’
Adam Mouktar emerges new FCT FA chairman, pledges change
Sizzling Murray makes winning return at Queen’s
2 speakers emerge in Bauchi Assembly parallel elections
AFCON 2019: Adepoju, Esin charge Super Eagles to win opening match
Super Falcons squeeze through, to play Germany in Grenoble
AFCON 2019: Pharaohs battle Warriors as curtains go off
Governor Mohammed reiterates his support to fight corruption
Nigeria’s e-commerce value to rise to N15trn in 10yrs
Oil prices jump as downed US drone stokes Middle East tensions
Armed men kidnap nursing mother, 3 others in Abaji
We’ll collaborate with security to make Kuje safe’
32-year-old fake military captain arraigned
Let’s disband the State and create another one
Implications of Ganduje/Sarki face-off
Borno’s new kid on the blocp
Court told how lawyer bit off ex-fiancée’s finger during altercation
Over 85,000 drug suspects arrested in 10 years – NDLEA
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Sex work as the last resource: Risking death to feed your kids
How students pay ‘mercenaries’ to write final-year projects
Electricity: Abuja residents, others flout safety laws, live under high tension
Editorial: Sudanese, work out a compromise
Former labour minister erred in denying us registration -ULC
Bayelsa: Dickson offers 838 casual workers full employment
AUPCTRE pickets securities tribunal, demands suspension of Chairman
Keeping children out of school a crime-Buhari
Unbundling Mass Communication requires blueprint for proper implementation, says Don
Earthly Life and its worthless pleasures (II)
Nipsey Hussle, Tyler Perry, Mary J Blige to be honoured at 2019 BET Awards
D’banj to launch YouTube reality show
Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson set to launch new cook- talk show
Man arraigned for allegedly beating up woman over money
Businesswoman docked over alleged fraudulent loan
Simplice is Taxation Institute’s 14th president
Maj-Gen Ezugwu is DICON new DG
NiMet DG re-elected into WMO executive council

The Sun

Domestic staff kills employer, mother two days after resuming duty
Blame Oshiomhole for Edo APC crisis -Idahosa
Shake up in NNPC as Buhari appoints Kyari new GMD, 7 COOs
Miyetti Allah plans vigilance group in South East
Govs split over state police
Find ways to increase your IGR, Buhari advises governors
FG to ban Almajiri, others
Dickson tops list of eminent members of Gabriel Okara Foundation
Oilfield shutdown: Host communities threaten to boycott meeting
Archbishop urges Obaseki to shun detractors
FG to remodel 10,000 schools yearly –Osinbajo
APC has better chance to win Bayelsa governorship –Ogoriba
2020: Why I want to be Ondo’s next governor -Akingboye
Bayelsa guber: The politics of succession
Obaseki charts Edo’s political future
Nigerians and their expectations from Buhari’s second term
Anchor Borrower Programme as model for next agricultural revolution
2.5bn workers engaged in informal economy –ILO
Nigeria, Benin Customs launch connectivity tech to tackle insecurity, smuggling
NCC raises the alarm over spike in cybercrime
Ebola scare: FG moves to boost emergency equipment at Lagos Airport

Uti Nwachukwu suffers backlash for declaring Cee-C ‘Most Successful’ BBNaija housemate
Femi Kuti, others to perform at opening of 2019 AFCON
Naira Marley hints on plans to help prisoners
World Music Day: France sets to hold concert in Nigeria
Doing business with friends without tears
Lamentation as Boko Haram bares fangs
The 2019 election and its monitors
Before the next eulogy
Political prank in Ogun State
Between Democracy Day and Abiola memorial
Imo now ready for business
D.C. Osadebay: Unsung Premier of Mid-West Region

Tribune

Army begins local production of tactical vehicles
EFCC arrests 27 suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Osogbo, recovers…
Alleged money laundering: Jonathan gave me N400m, not Dasuki, Metuh…
Buhari to governors: Like me, play politics of inclusiveness
Omo-Agege appoints Chief of Staff, SSA, SA media
Africa’s biggest ‘digital dividend’ lies in rural areas — Report
Insecurity: FG to proscribe ‘almajiri’ system
Alex Ekwueme Federal University to commence architecture programme — VC
Rémy Martin launches Producers Series Season 1 in collaboration with Sars, Clarence Peter, Phyno
Be patriotic, selfless in your activities, Seyi Makinde urges corps members
Otedola sells Forte Oil, to focus on power generation
CSO faults SEC over Oando sanction
OCP Africa, ABU Zaria partner to assist 5000 farmers on maize…
Burnt market: Ortom promises donation of N50m to traders
World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050, says UN
Nigerian tech innovator bags Most Promising Youth in Africa Award
Jibrin as the indisputable kingmaker of the House
Bayelsa gov poll: Power of incumbency won’t favour PDP —APC
Tug of war over Kwara LGAs
Stress does not manifest as white hair —Expert

Leadership

PMB To Governors: Enforce Free, Compulsory Basic Education
From Jackboots To Royal Robes: Ex-Servicemen Who Became First-class Monarchs
Again, Court Orders Ganduje, Emir Sanusi To Maintain Status Quo
After Public Outcry, Senate President Rescind Adedayo’s Appointment
DSS Confirms Arrest Of Fake Medical Doctor In Adamawa
The Nurseling (2)
One Shot, Endless Memories: Impact Of Wedding Videos
EFCC Summit: Taking Anti-corruption Fight To Greater Heights
NNPC To Resume Oil Search In Chad Basin If….
DPR, NSCDC Move Against Illegal Sales Of Cooking Gas
FG Planning To Restructure Power Sector – Osinbanjo
Firm To Digitise Police Database
Stakeholders Fault Oando’s Complaints On Forensic Audit
Access Bank To Offer Financial Support To Women Entrepreneurs
Quality Education Key To Youth Development – Nya-Etok
Reconstruction Of Umuahia-Ikwuano-Ikot Ekpene Road To Begin Soon
Masari Harps On Corps Members’ Participation In National Devt
NNPC To Resume Oil Search In Chad Basin If….
Honeywell Group, LSETF To Spend N20m Youth Empowerment
Derivatives Will Enhance Capital Market Liquidity– Uduk
Kogi Guber: We Have Pact With APC – Audu
Omo-Agege Appoints The Nation Editor As SA Media
Sanwo-Olu Appoints Oke-Osanyintolu As LASEMA GM
APC Condemns Opposition To Edo Assembly’s New Leadership
Atletico Signs Llorente From Real Madrid
Former Eagles Coach, Milutinovic, Urges Brazilian Youths Against Violence
Emerges FCT FA Chairman
Federer Survives Tsonga Scare To Reach Last Eight In Halle
Warriors, Union Bank, Islanders Return For NBBF Premier League
Runsewe Backs PMB Golf Cup Tourney
Uti Nwachukwu Suffers Backlash For Declaring Cee-C ‘Most Successful’ BBNaija Housemate
EDITORIAL: Malaria Eradication: The Algeria, Argentina Example
Gov Emmanuel Warns Corps Members’ Against Cultism
C’ttee On Property Recovery: We’ve Documents To Nail Dakwambo
NISS Calls For National Policy To Tackle Soil Degradation, Pollution
PSC Commissioner Tasks Police On Insecurity
Kogi School Feeding: No Pupil Was Fed With Rotten Food – Official
C’River Govt Begins Supply Of Rice Seedlings To Bayelsa, Delta, Others
Yaum al-Takleef: The Trust Not To Be Ignored!
ABU Creates Waves In Use Of Nuclear Technology (II)
How Media Can Help Clean-up Implementation Of Ogoniland

The Guardian

Nepotism is corruption, Obasanjo tells presidency
MAN, CIBN rally support for clamp­down on smugglers
Kogi stakeholders divided over Bello’s second term
Telecos take NCAA to federal government over mast demolition plan
Presidency harps on peace in Benin Republic
NNPC gets new GMD, seven COO
Umahi promises South-East governors won’t exclude farmers, herders
My abductors forced me to trek in forest for 12 hours, freed ex-minister’s son narrates ordeal
Paucity of funds threatens ninth House of Reps’ takeoff
Gernot Rohr tips Egypt, Senegal, Morocco for title
NNPC pledges support for NTA/HotSports broadcast of African Nations Cup
John Obi Mikel returns to land of Pharaohs 13 years after historic strike
Time to get serious with women’s football
Committee begins preparations for Leopard Ladies Tourney
Egypt welcomes Africa’s biggest stars as Nations Cup begins
Aspirants reject indirect primaries for Kogi governorship election
Of Ekweremadu’s shenanigans and lure of public office
Show sincerity by trying corrupt APC members, Falana tells FG
PDP guber nomination fee now N21 million
Our music has gone foreign, it is no longer a big deal
Time to get serious with women’s football
Editorial
Muhammad-Bande: Our man atop the UN
UN tasks Nigeria on entrepreneurship, job creation
‘New NNPC appointments to spur reserves’ increase, reforms’
Shareholder group criticises new recapitalisation directive
In aeropolitics, the sky has limits
Quit the blame game
Faith, technology and sciences as vehicles of development
When will Nigeria be sweeter than honey?
Diaspora Commission reconnecting global African community
FG to provide identification for all Nigerians in five years
DStv unscathed by attacks on many fronts
Lagos aims to become technology talent hub
Galaxy Backbone reaffirms local partnership for space segment, satellite services
How sharp practices, insufficient banks, ill-equipped facilities threaten safe blood transfusion in Nigeria

Vanguard

Buratai: How Not To Rewrite History
Defecting Imo Lawmakers Yet To Resign From Former Parties
My Love For Trump Will Never Die
Nigerian Youths And The Lure Of Death Via Suicide
Texting While Driving Is Like Driving With Your Eyes Closed — Research
Issues And Perspectives Of Edo Assembly Crisis
Nigeria Needs $100bn In 20 Yrs To Tackle Power Challenges —Stakeholders
Enugu East: Nnamani Floors APC Candidate At Appeal Court
Court Settles Boundary Dispute Between Two Badagry Communities
NYSC Withdraws Corps Members From “War Zone Areas” In Niger State
Drama As HDP Faction Moves To Withdraw Petition Against Buhari
NCC Moves To Secure Nigeria’s Cyber-Space
IYC Wants More Ijaw Appointed As Judges
Beneficiaries Protest Alleged Abandonment Of Neighbourhood Watch By Rivers Govt
Leadership Of Warri South Legislative Arm Zoned To Agbarha-Warri — Onotor
NNPC: Stakeholders React, Set Agenda For New Team
We‘ll Resist Fulani Vigilantes In Igboland, Ohanaeze Tells Miyetti Allah
Dangote Refinery: Raising Bar In Host Community Development
HR-V Completes Honda Passenger Car Line Up
Special Range Rover For Astronauts
I just needed a child to call me mother, Jos baby thief confesses
Police parade 3 teachers arrested over leaked WAEC question papers
EFCC arrests 27 suspected ‘Yahoo-Boys’ in Osogbo, recovers 8 exotic cars
Nigeria’ll support efforts for political stability in neighbouring countries – Buhari
EFCC re-arraigns American for $1.2m fraud
NAFDAC to ban Paraquat, Atrazine products, curtail use of Snipper in Nigeria
It’s criminal for parents to keep children out of school – Buhari
Miyetti Allah calls for establishment of Fulani vigilantes in S-East
PDP governors blast police over alleged raid on Ishaku’s residence
9th Assembly Leadership : PDP to probe members’ voting pattern
Breaking: FG to proscribe Almajiri system
Edo APC chieftain, Idahosa calls for Oshiomhole’s resignation
Important first date tips for ladies ― Olajide Tope
Why being a business owner sucks — Kemi Adetiba
Koffi Olomide’s South Africa concert cancelled
The person sucking my breast is not complaining — Tiwa Savage
My plans for West African music talents — Oluwaseun Lloyd, GM, Sony Music
Finally, NAFDAC bans production of smaller packs of Sniper, other chemicals
When you are trying to get pregnant
We’re developing PSIN like Harvard Training Institute – Oyo-Ita

News Headlines Jun 20, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 20, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

We collected N200m ransom in six months — Kidnap suspect
Obasanjo should tell Nigerians why he shunned Democracy Day — Presidency
721 persons secured FG employment with fake certificates in six agencies – Report
Jailing corrupt people a waste of time, says Sagay
Falcons jubilate as Scotland, Argentina draw revives last 16 hopes
Economy still fragile, MAN tells Buhari
Police nab four for allegedly stealing grandma’s pants
How 300-level UNIBEN student committed suicide over failed love affair
Paying severance allowances to ex-public office holders is morally wrong – Appeal Court
Omo-Agege and the problem of ‘respect’
What is Kingibe telling Buhari?
Otedola sells shares in Forte Oil’s fuel, upstream businesses
FG to borrow $2.7bn foreign loan in 2019 – DMO
Son bags life imprisonment for killing father in Akwa Ibom
Neymar tells PSG: I want Barca return
Pogba prefers Juve to Real
Visa-seeking banker accuses SARS of extortion, detention in Lagos…says he paid to avoid missing interview
Three arrested as ex-minister’s son regains freedom
Three arrested as ex-minister’s son regains freedom
We collected N200m ransom in six months — Kidnap suspect
Ex-microfinance bank MD arraigned for alleged fraud
Welder arraigned for stealing IBEDC’s feeder pillar box
Kwara NDLEA seized 4,290kg of hard drugs in 12 months
APC NWC asks Yobe to fill vacant secretary post
Lawyer alleges threat to Akinlade, others’ lives at Ogun gov tribunal
INEC retrieves, reissues over 70 Certificates of Return
We have no role in ministerial list, say APC govs
Ihedioha fires council bosses, dissolves boards
Nigeria trapped in low growth path, says Moody’s
Nigeria’s economy’ll be driven by technology, not oil – Osinbajo
NNPC to resume oil search in Chad Basin
Mourinho eyes national team job
Femi Kuti to perform at Opening Ceremony
Joshua, Ruiz rematch to be finalised next week
World Bank selects FUTO as centre for future energies and electro-chemical system
Olomide concerts cancelled in South Africa over rape verdict
Rihanna opens New York pop-up shop for her Fenty label
Mo Abudu chairs 47th International Emmy Award Gala
World Sickle Cell Day: New technology can prevent condition —Ashiru
Disregard rumour of new Ebola case in Nigeria —FG
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’
EDITORIAL: Time to stop the bloodbath
Lagos-Badagry road, den of modern kidnappers
Effects of corruption on Nigerian children

The Nation

Ugwuanyi, Ubosi declare assets
‘No NDDC scholar has been deported’
Omo-Agege seeks re-organisation of Southsouth APC
Group petitions police boss over threat to life
‘We don’t detain patients for not paying’
Don murdered in Port Harcourt
UNIBEN student commits suicide over ‘heartbreak’
Wike: Rivers will support train 7 of NLNG
Southeast security summit for today
Nnamani seeks increased enlightenment, funding of sickle cell societies
Nigerian labour leaders are hypocrites, says Ajaero
APC state chairmen pass vote of confidence in Oshiomhole
Ban imported tomato pastes, don urges govt
NCS Situation Room: we’re not proud of 2019 elections
June 12: Tinubu didn’t betray Abiola contrary to insinuations, says Adelaja
Abductors release ex-minister Adewole’s son
Election petitions: We’re being threatened, Akinlade tells tribunal
NCC reports NCAA to ONSA over threat to demolish telecoms towers 3
Nursing mother held for possession of firearm 3
‘We made N200m from kidnapping’
Southwest governors get wake-up call on security
No Ebola case in Nigeria, says FG
Injected to blindness: Harrowing tale of 10 Eye Centre patients
Don murdered in Port Harcourt
How to restore security, by Middle Belt Forum
I’m not sure I will remain in Barcelona, says Coutinho
Breaking: Juan Mata signs new deal with Man Utd
Breaking: John Terry signs two-year deal with Aston Villa
BREAKING: Luis Enrique resigns as Spain’s coach
Ex-UEFA president Platini freed from detention
Platini freed after being questioned over Qatar World Cup
Our scorecard, by NIPP
NIQS, Igbinedion varsity partner on Quantity Surveying course
Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu, Ovia make case for smart technology adoption
DMO to raise balance of 2019 borrowing from Eurobond
ARCON advises OAU on architecture
City Beats
Nursing mother held for possession of firearm
Man gets life sentence for killing father
‘How I sold old woman’s pants for N2000’
Suspect ‘robs’ with toy gun
Phone thief jailed one year
Man ‘impersonates’ Naval officer
Wanted: More male teachers in Anambra schools
Canada-based Nigerian honours teachers
MAPOLY students at the mercy of thieves
‘We are living the CU mandate’
Certificate blues
Mo Abudu to chair 47th International Emmy Award Gala
Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson set to launch new cook- talk show
Nnamani seeks increased enlightenment, funding of sickle cell societies
Chapped lips, whites, cracked heels, schitzophrenia (2)
‘Nigerian students have one of the highest rates of suicidal thoughts globally’
Sickle Cell World Day: 10 things you should know about the condition
Natural remedies to keep your skin moisturised

ThisDay

Buhari Renews Accountant General’s Tenure
NNPC Awaits Security Clearance to Resume Oil Exploration in Chad Basin
Fire Guts Benue Market, Destroys Shops, Goods
Saved by a Stranger
‘Regular Blood Donation Improves Body Fitness, Lowers Calories’
FNSB to Commercialise Production, Sale of Arts and Crafts
Polio: Lagos Starts Second Round of Vaccination Campaign
Drug Abuse: Winner Emerges in 2019 Monster Hit Story Contest
SYNLAB Nigeria Launches Genetic Test Facility to Curb Deaths among Athletes
Psychologists Urge Buhari to Sign Bill Establishing Council
100% Fruit Juice Good for Recovering Lost Energy, Says Nutrition Expert
Family Sets up Foundation for Women’s Health, Brain Tumor, Others
SLNI: 100,000 Persons in 14 States Benefit from OVC Programme
La Casera Calls for Collaboration against Air Pollution
Adesola: 54 Years with Sickle Cell, and Still Standing
Ex-minister Harps on Gender Inclusion
Impact of 9mobile on Nigeria’s Digital Ecosystem
Viathan’s N10bn InfraCredit-Guaranteed Bond Wins Awards
‘Many Nigerians are Perceived in Positive Light in Germany’
‘No Government With Questionable Characters Can Beat Corruption’
Ericsson Warns Europe of Imminent Dangers in Delay of 5G Rollout
Ikpe: Credit Facilities Will Enhance Access to Used Cars
NIMC Joins Secure Identity Alliance for Global Digital Services
Top NPFL Teams Crash out of AITEO Cup in Round of 32
FIFA to Appoint Samoura to Help Resolve Crisis in CAF
William Ekong Launches Campaign against Tropical Diseases
Lagos to Open Viewing Centres for 2019 AFCON
Falcons Count on Providence as Group Stage Matches Are Concluded Thursday
FIFA Women’s World Cup Table
Luis Enrique Steps Down from Spain Job
Transfer: Mata Seals New Man Utd contract
How Banning Things Makes Nigerians Poorer
EDITORIAL: FUEL SUBSIDY AND THE WASTED TRILLIONS

Daily Trust

How to grow apples in commercial quantity in Nigeria – Farmer
Stakeholders highlight investment opportunities in dairy, maize
Rainfall pattern causes ‘sleepless nights’ for Yobe farmers
‘Nigerian Women Financial Inclusion Project will work’
Access Bank launches Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton 2019
Extreme poverty in Nigeria gives me sleepless nights – Osinbajo
Police parade suspect who ‘made N200m’ from kidnapping
3 killed in Bauchi road crash
Direct allocations to LGs will restore councils’ lost glory – NULGE
Microsoft Office competition winners to represent Nigeria in New York
Our economy still fragile, manufacturers tell Buhari
Governor Zulum appoints SSG, spokesmen, others
Govs discuss security ahead today’s NEC meeting
Why I’II not forgive INEC for postponing election — Oshiomhole
We’ll work seamlessly with executive — Lawan
APC may lose 2020 gov’ship election in Edo — Oyegun
Big upsets as Enyimba, Rangers, Akwa Utd crash out of Aiteo Cup
Iwobi: AFCON will be like war
Neymar three-match Champions League ban confirmed
CBN urges Kaduna Govt to support financial inclusion in rural areas
NNPC to resume oil search in Chad Basin after security clearance
Manufacturers association to Buhari: Our economy still fragile
Armed men kidnap nursing mother, 3 others in Abaji
We’ll collaborate with security to make Kuje safe’
32-year-old fake military captain arraigned
Wobbly Start for Governor Ihedioha
Buhari’s grand ambition
Borno’s new kid on the block
High-level Saudi officials responsible for Khashoggi’s killing, says UN-appointed investigator
Evidence suggests Saudi Crown Prince liable for Khashoggi murder – UN expert
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Six things June 12 taught me

Six things June 12 taught me

By Simon Kolawole

Where were you on June 12, 1993? I was in Ilorin, Kwara state, enjoying the weekend with my cousins. I could not vote because I registered in Lagos. If I had voted, I would have thumb-printed the space for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) whose presidential flag bearer was Chief MKO Abiola. I had been rooting for Alhaji Bashir Tofa, the candidate of the National Republican Convention (NRC). But after watching the televised presidential debate and having an argument debate with my dear friend, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu (now APC national publicity secretary), I was finally persuaded to vote for Abiola, although I eventually disenfranchised myself.

I learnt a dozen lessons from the June 12 debacle. First, northerners were unfairly vilified in the political crisis that engulfed the nation after the annulment. The narrative was that they did not want Abiola to become president. There was a conspiracy theory that the north wanted to hold on to power by all means. However, the election results did not support this claim. Abiola won nine out of the 16 states in the north while Tofa won only seven. The romantic part of the story was that Abiola defeated Tofa in his home state, Kano, and even in his ward. I do not want to believe it was the Yoruba or southerners in the north that did the magic. That would be a disingenuous claim.

To be sure, I accepted the conspiracy theory then. The north, I mean the “core north”, had so dominated the political landscape that resentment had built up considerably in the south against the “northern oligarchy”. So it was easy to read the annulment as a northern agenda. If you ask my opinion today, I would say there was no conspiracy. I would say the military guys just did not want to let go of power. That is the benefit of hindsight. After all, the previously cancelled primaries had three northerners in the lead: Gen. Shehu Musa Yar’Adua having pocketed the SDP ticket and Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi and Mallam Adamu Ciroma about to face a run-off for the NRC ticket.

The second lesson is that Igbo and Yoruba are not irreconcilable political enemies. Historically, the two dominant southern ethnic groups had appeared to be political rivals fiercely at war with each other — always going in opposite directions in the struggle for supremacy in the Nigerian power game. However, despite the SDP fielding a Muslim-Muslim ticket that held virtually no attraction to the Igbo, they still voted massively for Abiola, a Yoruba. There were four Igbo states then. Although Tofa won in Enugu, Imo and Abia and Abiola won only in Anambra, the total scores provided better evidence: 790,371 to Tofa, 739,748 to Abiola. A mere difference of 50,623 votes!

I believe Yoruba still owe Ndigbo one. You would appreciate these figures better if you realised that there was an Igbo on the NRC ticket: Dr Sylvester Ugoh was Tofa’s running mate. Abiola getting 48 percent in the south-east was definitely not an ordinary gesture. Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu had angrily left SDP for NRC after the Muslim-Muslim ticket was announced, arguing that SDP had marginalised the Igbo — even though Abiola was always going to pick a northerner as his vice-presidential candidate. Informed that Abiola would appoint an Igbo as secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), Ojukwu famously quipped: “That’s a glorified tea boy!”

The third lesson is that the Nigerian political class can be petty. NRC behaved badly after losing the election. Rather than join forces with the SDP to defend our democracy and confront the military which was the mortal enemy, it became a matter of “if I don’t have it, then nobody else should”. NRC backed out of the fight very easily. To make matters worse, SDP members who had been unhappy that Abiola got the party’s presidential ticket in the first place were very eager to negotiate away the mandate. SDP leaders were soon engaged in meetings with the military to set up an interim government to “save Nigeria from the precipice”. You won the election, guys!

The fourth lesson is that anyone can become a symbol of resistance no matter their past. Abiola was an establishment person, one who wined and dined with the powers that be, starting with the military government of Gen Murtala Muhammed in 1975. He was a known friend of Gen Ibrahim Babangida. If anyone was expected to accept the annulment of June 12 quietly, enter his car and go back to his house, it was Abiola. I am sure Babangida and his team were dumbfounded that Abiola led the rebellion against what was supposed to be a routine cancellation of elections. I honestly did not expect the resistance from Abiola, much less that he would go to his grave fighting.

What this seems to tell me about Nigeria is that the much-expected turnaround may come from unexpected quarters. I am not saying I saw any vision, but the usual suspects may not lead the ethical and political revolution that will unleash the potential of this country. Nigeria is too blessed to be crawling on its chest. How can we have all these resources — human and material — and be stuck in the cesspool of poverty, disease, unemployment and corruption? But the change leader may turn out to be the least expected person, one whom we despise or treat with suspicion. Abiola was an unlikely symbol of resistance. He did not look the part but he played the part.

The fifth lesson is that Nigerians have short memory. Many of those parading themselves today as heroes of democracy were actually in bed with the miscreants who annulled June 12. They fought vigorously to make sure the annulment was not reversed. They said and did despicable things for political gain and filthy lucre. But nobody remembers again. They now grandstand and lecture us on democracy and the resistance to military rule. If you want to have a list of these villains-turned-heroes, please get a copy of Olusegun Adeniyi’s “The Last 100 Days of Abacha”. You will marvel at the conduct of the sycophants who have become latter-day saints of the democratic order.

Finally, this may be minor but it is not irrelevant: I also learnt that presidential debate is a good thing. Actually, if Babangida had not annulled the presidential election, he would have bowed out a hero after a lot of missteps in his eight years as president of Nigeria. He had tried to create a new political order after performing many experiments, including banning and unbanning “old breed” politicians and creating, controversially, two parties based on competing ideologies and manifestoes. Watching the two presidential candidates debate was something completely new to me as a Nigerian and it really helped me weigh my options before making up my mind.

Unfortunately, debates have become a joke in Nigeria. Rather than make progress and build on what we experienced in 1993, we have gone terribly backwards on many counts. Studies have shown that if you want to win the presidential election in Nigeria, you must not participate in TV debate. Okay, that is a joke, but all the presidents we have produced since 1999 never participated in debates. In 1999, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo stood Chief Olu Falae up at the Hilton Hotel in Abuja on the night of the debate. Eventually, Falae had to do it alone. I remember him saying “I don’t find it funny debating with myself” — or something like that — when the programme started.

In 2003, Obasanjo was absent again, even though Gen Muhammadu Buhari and Prof Pat Utomi were waiting for him. In 2007, Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar’Adua did not feature. No reasons were given, although we knew Yar’Adua to be articulate and capable of taking on his rivals. He did not prove it. In 2011, President Goodluck Jonathan avoided the company of Buhari, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu and Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, and chose to debate with himself. In 2015, he spoiled for a debate with Buhari, but Buhari’s handlers advised him to keep clear. This year again, Buhari avoided debating Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Debate dodgers always win presidential polls in Nigeria.

We need a culture of debate. I would be the first to say that to debate is one thing and to govern is another, but I would add that avoiding debates does not guarantee good governance either. I won’t even say debates determine the outcome of elections. I think most people’s minds are made up irrespective of the pedigrees and eloquence of the presidential candidates, but my point is: what do we stand to lose if we hear them debate their ideas and policies in a room? It is a feature of democratic culture we need to imbibe. It certainly swung me in Abiola’s direction in 1993. Overall, I have some good memories from the June 12 debacle, although the pains were devastating.

AND FOUR OTHER THINGS…
HONORING MKO

I’m quite happy that President Buhari has followed through on his national recognition of Chief MKO Abiola, winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, by making June 12 our Democracy Day and naming the national stadium in Abuja after him. Former President Obasanjo must be livid. For eight years, we begged him to celebrate Abiola but he refused. Yet if Abiola had accepted the annulment of June 12, there would never have been an Obasanjo presidency. He died and Obasanjo became the chief beneficiary. And here is Buhari naming a stadium built by Obasanjo after Abiola! At least, nobody can say Buhari is looking for south-west votes again. Lovely.

CORRUPTION AND POVERTY

One interesting debate we have been having in Nigeria since 2015 is: is our problem corruption or the economy? Many think President Buhari has prioritised fighting corruption above the economy; Mr. Peter Obi, PDP vice-presidential candidate, even said anti-corruption is not an economic policy. Others have argued that without fighting corruption, the economy cannot grow and poverty will worsen. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has weighed in, pointing out to African leaders that it is not enough to fight corruption – they have to create wealth to fight poverty. Let’s hope President Buhari got the memo. Shared economic prosperity can actually help the anti-corruption war. Deep.

CLEAN SWEEP

Now that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has succeeded in installing its preferred candidates as leaders of the national assembly, Nigerians have a right to expect a smoother working relationship between the legislature and the executive — especially for the quick passage of budget. However, a part of me does not believe this is our problem. PDP installed most of its preferred candidates for the 16 years it was in power but that did not make much difference. In fact, the PDP became an opposition to itself. We can only hope that something will change this time around and that Nigerians will indeed see the benefits in form of good governance. Waiting…

MYTH BUSTER

I recently got a WhatsApp broadcast that tried to recreate the murder of foremost journalist, Mr Dele Giwa, via a parcel bomb in 1986. It said the bomb was delivered to Giwa’s son, Billy, by Major Buba Marwa, accompanied by Major Tunde Ogbeha. It said they came in a Peugeot car which they burnt thereafter, and Gen Babangida made Marwa governor of Lagos and “pumped” money into the state. All credible accounts said the bomb carrier used a motorcycle. And why has Billy Giwa not identified Marwa as the courier in 33 years? Meanwhile, Babangida left power in 1993 and Marwa became military administrator in 1996. How did Babangida pump money into Lagos? Phoney.

Credit: TheCable

June 12 and its new false interpreters

June 12 and its new false interpreters

by Louis Odion

Never known to be in the habit of turning the proverbial other cheek, it is a big puzzle that Chief Olusegun Obasanjo chose to absorb a sucker punch of volcanic severity on June 12 last week without as much as a grunt. Babagana Kingibe had baited him with a charge of complicity in the high conspiracy that aborted June 12.

Not that we did not know that before.

But afraid that his old skeletons might be unearthed finally, ordinarily voluble and perennially crusading OBJ uncharacteristically retreated into a cowardly silence to a claim that, considering his assumed brotherhood with MKO, would sound very abominable indeed.

Baba has no comment, whispered his spokesman to inquisitive newshounds.

Well, as an aside, it is perhaps a measure of the ethical flux pervading the land today that Kingibe, otherwise a June 12 renegade himself, could permit himself the liberty to so question the former president in the first place.

Let it however be noted that OBJ’s ensuing silence is also strategic. Replying Kingibe would inevitably usher an even darker question. Following his release from Abacha gulag in June 1998, he, with MKO Abiola still alive, famously forswore the prospects of any presidential aspiration.

So, in dodging Kingibe’s pointed challenge, OBJ, a master of political chess game, surely demonstrates a possession of enough native intelligence to anticipate possible apocalypse.

Let us, as a mark of charity, even concede OBJ’s earlier misspeak in Harare in 1994 that “Abiola is not the messiah” was a foible of the head and not the heart.

Now, the more monumental poser of history still left unanswered in the last twenty-one years: would the “Ebora of Owu” swear by the most potent deity of his native land that never did he under any circumstance ever say “So, what happens to MKO?” at some point to the conniving generals pressuring him to accept a draft into the presidential race before Abiola’s mystery death on July 7, 1998?

The old witch wailed last night; the child died the morning after.

To be sure, this writer is not ashamed to confess a partisanship, even fanaticism, whenever and wherever June 12 resurrects. The sensitivity thus aroused is not just civic, but also professional. Some of us were living witnesses to the momentous events before, during and after June 12. I was a politics reporter with Concord Press (owned by MKO) through the 90s and knew first-hand what it meant to function under constant threat of military bullet or detention and yet labored for months on end without salary.

So, as conscientious bearer of national memory, we certainly know the real soldiers of fortune, the double agents, who sought to profiteer from the sacrifice of others. Just as we can distinguish the fake labour activists in funny costumes who chanted “Aluta” in daylight but cavorted with the evil generals at night as informants on the payroll. Another authentic June 12 hero, Frank Kokori, already said enough in last Saturday’s Vanguard to make the surviving ones among this category of traitors regret all the blood money they collected from the military in the 90s.

Indeed, as immortal Shakespeare forewarned, truth crushed to the earth shall rise again. And Sophocles added poetically, there is danger in unnatural silence.

But while the shrewd chicken farmer of Ota keeps a crafty silence under the circumstance, some of his political slaves would rather resort to rehabilitating history and falsefying accounts, obviously to impress their idol.

Without shame or fear, one of them, Doyin Okupe, even lied that it was the north that blocked OBJ from duly recognizing June 12 or formally acknowledging Abiola’s colossal sacrifice throughout his eight-year imperial reign.

Really? So, was he also told to cajole all the South-west states (except Lagos under Tinubu) to stop observing June 12 as public holiday in Abiola’s honour once his PDP “captured” the region from Alliance for Democracy (AD) in 2003?

The truth is however imperishable: in his moment of power and glory, Obasanjo never seemed to realize that righting historical wrong is not a political favour to anyone, but a moral duty to community or country.

Already, the fact of his perfidy here has been corroborated by Ayo Fayose in a tell-all account published by The Interview magazine in 2017. As Ekiti governor in 2003 and one of the early beneficiaries of OBJ’s guerrilla politics, Fayose recalled he and other PDP governors in Osun, Ondo, Oyo and Ogun were coaxed by the then emperor of Aso Rock to worship only May 29 as part of a deliberate pagan rite to wipe June 12 from the nation’s memory.

Well, Okupe failed to clarify whether it was iron bar or raffia mat that was deployed to barricade OBJ from doing the needful on June 12. Were we to buy this argument, how ironic then that his master who couldn’t dare contemplate June 12 out of fear of the north, yet had the temerity to conceive and bid for treasonable Third Term that would have completely shut the zone out of contestation for presidential power for as long as it pleased OBJ.

But let it be said that the “north” cited couldn’t be that of Dangiwa Abubakar Umar, Shehu Sani, Mathew Hassan Kukah, Dan Suleiman, Jonah Jang and other men of conscience. Of course, the “north” the jobbing Okupe actually meant could only be that of now discredited generals who unchained OBJ from prison after Abacha’s demise and literally railroaded a fellow general to Aso Rock barely a year later.

The bug of revisionism afflicting Okupe would also appear to have infected Kola, the scion of the Abiola dynasty. The the word, outrage, perhaps best describes the reactions of many disciples of MKO to a slew of wild claims by Abiola’s heir in a Sun interview last week which tended to belittle the sacrifice made by others in defence of June 12 even as they inadvertently diminish the mystique of his illustrious dad.

Descending from the enigmatic Bashorun, Kola has, of course, always borne the yoke of high public expectation. Aside his muscular looks, it is rather difficult to identify his own talent. But it certainly can’t be oratory.

On the cusp of history at Aso Rock on June 12, 2018, for instance, Kola chose to delegate an epochal invitation to speak on behalf of the Abiola family to a more articulate Hafsat, his half-sister, after President Buhari’s formally declared June 12 a national monument and canonized his dad posthumously as GCFR.

Over the years, Kola has, at best, done very little or nothing to dispel the popular notion that he was at peace, even infatuated, with the very family the rest of us see as his dad’s chief enemy. (Some accounts even hinted marriage was on the cards.)

While boxing himself into such blissful detachment, he, therefore, would seem far removed to view reality like the rest of us.

So, when Kola then decided to come out of his shell and grant rare interview this year, we should have anticipated that a major disaster was about to unfold.

Well, NADECO activist and the revolutionary Army colonel, Tony Nyiam, has already gone a great length in another media reports to dispel the fallacy in the ridiculous claim that Tinubu only became radicalized into NADECO because Abacha refused to make him governor or commissioner in Lagos, to warrant dwelling further on that point.

Note, Nyiam cannot be called a Tinubu apologist. For he has consistently disagreed with Asiwaju since the latter teamed up with Buhari to found APC in 2014. But forthright Nyiam would not stand by and condone Kola’s crude revisionism against Tinubu because of today’s political difference. That would have amounted to a rape of history.

Nyiam is unlike Bode George, a grandpa who still relishes toddler’s fables and seems quite unaware of the shame – if not curse – in lying with hoary hair. Note, this “bread and butter” Admiral could not, in real terms, be counted among the generals who truly mattered then and his understanding of events was obviously shaped by hear-say from his master, Diya.

Perhaps, we should empathize with a man consistently worsted electorally in Lagos by Tinubu since 1999. He fancied a new career in politics after leaving the Navy on account of being the barefoot messenger of Dipo Diya who would later fall out of favour with their overall lord and master, despot Abacha. But despite all his desperate toil since, not once has BG been able to win even a polling unit in his ancestral Isale-Eko.

So, it is pointless attaching any weight to the words of the political eunuch of Lagos.

But, to me, even more disturbing is Kola’s reported allusion to Abiola’s high blood pressure. No one disputes that. His physician, Dr. Ore Falomo, already told us MKO had battled that medical condition for decades.

However, viewed against the certainly murky circumstances of Abiola’s sudden death on July 7, 1998, such unguarded comment by Kola will only profit those who would have the rest of us buy the juvenile fiction that MKO, who had endured four harrowing years in open grave called solitary confinement, suddenly became overwhelmed by excitement on the very eve of freedom, so much that he suffered cardiac arrest after sipping from a curious cup of tea offered by visiting American diplomats in a presidential lounge in Abuja.

In summary, illogical verbiage like this will only lend credence again to the notion held by some that Kola was perhaps too consumed by the hot pursuit of a love interest in Minna all through the 90s to have a clear understanding of what otherwise transpired right under his nose.

Credit: The Nation

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

ThisDay

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%
BETWEEN SEC AND OANDO
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
MENTAL ILLNESS AND PUBLIC HEALTH
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
EDITORIAL: MENTAL ILLNESS AND PUBLIC HEALTH

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
Editorial:
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’

Vanguard

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
EU Election Report: Straight From Janus!

News Headlines Jun 18, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 18, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Soldiers kill notorious oil theft kingpin in Rivers
INEC must produce server used for 2019 polls – Peter Obi
Buhari mourns as suicide bombers kill 30 at Konduga viewing centre
NAF discovers new Boko Haram camp in Borno
Lagos APC faults Bode George over comments on Tinubu
Inter, Man U agree €70m Lukaku fee
Kogi, Bayelsa elections: INEC promises NYSC members jobs
EFCC arraigns man for obtaining property by false pretences
Sanwo-Olu wins at tribunal as court dismisses AD, LP petitions
ICPC commences investigation of N15bn constituency projects in 12 states
PSG president to Neymar: You’re replaceable
Why Mexico drives Donald Trump so mad
Honouring June 12 and desecrating it
Court rejects payment vouchers tendered by EFCC against Babachir
No court has stopped emirate council probe — Kano agency
Omo-Agege says Senate will cooperate with Buhari to succeed
LASG closes Mile 2 to Tincan Island for repairs
Akeredolu sacks three commissioners
Woman flees after burning stepson’s face with hot iron
Sales reps arraigned for stealing N108,000 biscuits
Panel beater remanded for snatching vehicles at gunpoint
UNIZIK scandal: Court strikes out embattled lecturer’s suit against PUNCHman
Youths protest non-development of Ondo communities
JUST IN: Herdsmen allegedly attack village near Jalingo
Egungun festival: Police refute claims of killings in Ibadan
Kogi, Bayelsa elections: INEC promises NYSC members jobs
ICPC commences investigation of N15bn constituency projects in 12 states
Tribunal adjourns suit against Kwara governor till July 9
Debt: FSDH urges FG to issue zero-coupon bonds
We’ll use fintech to grow financial inclusion – SEC
CBN says FDI into Nigeria has not dropped
UBA Foundation boosts pupils’ reading skills
Dangote Cement to open export facilities in Lagos, P’Harcourt
SEC, ACMAN to develop benchmark for capital market studies
Winning 2013 AFCON highlight of my career – Oshaniwa
Eagles not under pressure after Senegal loss – Simon
1980 AFCON winner Bassey hit by 33-year illness
Eagles not afraid of big names –Collins
Kwara South wants indigene appointed as KWASU VC
FedPoly partners machine tools company on training for students
VC seeks foreign aid for FUNAAB
We don’t tolerate vices, AAUA VC warns new students
Workers in Plateau tertiary institutions suspend 7 month-old strike
Encourage national unity, ABU alumni urges varsities
Lagerfeld’s Chanel made $11 billion in his last year
Birdman to produce Hollywood film based on Nigerian immigrants
Lotto regulators disagree over jurisdiction
Firm offers co-founding support to tech start-ups
Agency proffers solutions to OS vulnerability
9mobile rewards customers with new offer
EDITORIAL: Buhari needs a performing cabinet
June 12: PUNCH’s triumph in 25-year legal battle
Why Mexico drives Donald Trump so mad
Appalling state of security in Nigeria
Elevating talent in the spirit of SALTVIM

The Nation

Indigenes allege land grabbers sack Ogun villages
Chief Izah passes on
‘Obaseki can’t intimidate us’
Tribunal dismisses AD, LP petitions challenging Lagos governor’s election
Workers allege sale of hospital property
Abiodun inaugurates committee to review appointments of 75 coronet Obas by Amosun
My administration ’ll prioritise security, says Sanwo-Olu
Itel treats customers in new promo
Marketing Edge awards goes on electronic billboards
Osun poll: Oyetola, APC, INEC ask Supreme Court to dismiss Adeleke’s appeals
‘DICON will improve local content’
Infant stolen from Plateau hospital handed over to parents
Akeredolu drops three commissioners
Unemployed man remanded for ‘defiling’ girl, 10
2019 elections: Army absolves itself of wrong doing
Police begin search for abducted Catholic priest in Edo
Why INEC didn’t transmit election results electorincally, by Soyebi
Army relives how notorious cultist, oil thief was killed in Rivers
Dangote Cement eyes $700m forex earnings from terminals 2
NGO protests rape of two-year-old by 52-year-old landlord
920 suspects arrested for kidnapping, murder, others in four weeks, says IG
Stop peddling falsehood against Tinubu, Lagos APC tells George
30 dead, 40 injured in suicide attack
N900b probe: Senators, Reps to return fake projects funds
CBN to close bank accounts of firms importing forex restricted goods
Don’t take your democracy for granted, EU warns Nigeria
Lagos PDP: Torn apart by crises
PDP berates Obaseki over delayed inauguration of Assembly
Bayelsa PDP picks gov candidate September 3
Breaking: Falcons fall to France in Rennes
China, Spain draw to advance, join Germany as South Africa crash out
Don’t put pressure on S/Eagles, Rohr begs Nigerians
BREAKING! Heartbroken Francesco Totti dumps Roma job
I‘ll beat Wilder next time — Tyson Fury
Dangote Cement eyes $700m forex earnings from terminals
Hurdles before AMCON’s N5.4tr debt recovery bid (2)
ITU urges Ethiopia to learn from Nigeria
City
Army relives how notorious cultist, oil thief was killed in Rivers
NGO protests rape of two-year-old by 52-year-old landlord
Ex-Commissioner is Amirul Hajj
We’ve broken monopoly of WAEC, says NECO Boss
AbdulRazaq: education, good nutrition keys to child’s future

ThisDay

CBN: Nigeria Recorded $14.2bn Capital Inflows in Five Months
Boko Haram Kills 30, Injures 40 in Fresh Suicide Attacks in Borno
•Buhari commiserates with victims •NAF jets hit Sambisa forest •Zamfara gov turns to Dubai for
INEC: We Only Experimented with Server in 2018
•Insists it was not used for 2019 general election
Inflation Sustains Upward Rise to 11.40%
S’Court Fixes July 5 for Judgment on Osun Gov Tussle
•Oyetola, APC, INEC ask court to dismiss appeals •INEC wrong to conduct supplementary election, insists…
INEC Laments Lack of Power to Deregister Parties
•Promises automatic employment for NYSC members
Power Supply Under Buhari’s First Four Years
FG Urged to Provide Tax Waivers for Start-ups
NERC Chief Commends Eko Disco on Performance
Army Confirms Killing of Soldier, Two NSCDC Operatives in Rivers
US Denies Banning Student Visa for Nigerians
Nigeria Watch: Conflict, Violence Claimed 10,665 Lives in 2018
Eat’n’Go Launches 100th Store in Nigeria
Akeredolu Sacks Three Commissioners, Nominates Five Others
AfDB Denies Report on Nigeria’s Lack of Interest in ACFTA
TASK BEFORE THE NINTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
Makinde Appoints Christian Pilgrims Board Chair, Personal Aides
CBN, ACAMB Pledge to Redefine Banking Industry
BoI, Devt Agencies, Others Tour MSME Facilities in Edo
Pinnick Confident Egypt 2019 Will Be a Success
AITEO Cup: Rangers/Lobi Clash Headlines Round of 32
Star Lager Set to Bring Shining Moments to AFCON 2019
Okpekpe Race Promoter, Itemuagbor, Loses Father-in Law
Nigeria Teenagers Qualify for ITTF World Hopes Challenge
Germany Hammers South Africa 4-0 to Top Group B
Totti Insists Leaving Roma after 30 Years is ‘Like Dying’
Suarez, Cavani on Target as Uruguay Beats Ecuador
Health Ministry: Nigeria Requires 2m Units of Blood Per Annum
RE: THE WAR IN EDO STATE
EDITORIAL: THE EXIT OF CJN ONNOGHEN

Daily Trust

Fears over Boko Haram resurgence after 30 killed
Court admits 7 exhibits against Babachir, rejects 10
Hepatitis deadlier than AIDS, malaria, TB
IGP lauds declining crime rate across the country
2019 polls: INEC to implement EU/EOM, IRI/NDI recommendations in Kogi, Bayelsa guber elections
FG evaluates 250 firms for 178 gas flaring points
Taraba govt imposes curfew on Jalingo over fresh outbreak of crisis
Ihedioha suspends LG chairmen, councillors, appointees
Court admits 7 exhibits against Babachir, rejects 10
Obaseki can’t install Edo Assembly leaders — Members elect
Osun gov’ship: S/Court fixes July 5 for judgment
Wamakko: I won’t vie for leadership position in Senate
Gallant Falcons wait as France, Norway advance to knockout
Rodgers can revive Iheanacho’s career, says Efe Ambrose
Ikpeba, Adepoju: Don’t judge Super Eagles on Senegal defeat
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Inflation rate rises to 11.40% in May – NBS
‘We didn’t say Nigeria doesn’t understand ACFTA’
We have taken measures to protect environment – AEPB
Home grown school feeding in FCT to take off soon – FCTA
ANAN’s Gwagwalada branch elects new executives
Obasanjo, Fulanisation and Islamisation (2)
The benefits of Nigerian citizenship?
Yari and lessons from Zamfara
New impetus, cohesion at Federal Character Commission
BREAKING: Former Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, dies during trial
African ambassadors donate N1.5 million to IDPs, refugees
We are open to discussions with US – Venezuelan Vice President
Robbers attack petrol station, kill 2 okada riders in Kaduna
Gunmen abduct priest in Edo
Court remands man for defiling neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter
Editorial
Bandit attacks in Shiroro
Facebook hate groups include numerous American police officers
Over $1bn spent annually to import software – NOTAP
NCC to launch Emergency Communications Centres
Plateau tertiary institutions call off 7-week-old strike
PenCom to start verifying 2020 retirees in July
Niger Gov. inaugurates SSG, Chief of Staff
Governor Bala to prosecute ex SUBEB chairman
Why Kannywood deserves ministerial slot in Buhari’s govt. – Abdul Amart
‘Shaft’: Film review
5 singers who got their big breaks from talent shows
Lawyers, others fault Cybercrimes Act
African Court begins 53rd sitting
Body of SANs wants improved working conditions for judges

The Sun

Speakership: Crisis brews as Reps allege vote-buying
Osun guber: Supreme Court decides Oyetola, Adeleke’s fate July 5
31 killed as suicide bombers strike Borno
Borno bomb blasts: God’ll judge the killers –Buhari
INEC: We experimented with server only in Osun, Anambra
Edo Assembly: Lawmakers protest delayed inauguration
APC kicks as Bauchi govt suspends inauguration of Assembly
Leadership, democracy and restructuring
Don’t play politics with 2nd Niger Bridge, Bishop Nwokolo tells FG
Anambra business mogul charges youths on agriculture as panacea for unemployment
Communities indispensable ally in drug war – NDLEA
ASETU tasks South East lawmakers on Enugu airport
Why Ihedioha must probe Okorocha -Ononuju
How Ogun governor can deliver good governance – Arinze
We’ll support Buhari but not as rubber stamp -Babawo
June 12 holiday Greek gift -Onitiri
Restructuring won’t solve all Nigeria’s problems -Okoro
Casualisation barred in Nigeria, Buhari tells world leaders at ILO
Oil prices slip as trade tension, attack on tanker stoke fresh fears
IFC, AMC to sell 14.1% stake in Ecobank Transnational
Nigeria’s inflation rises to 11.40% in May says NBS
Police arrest 4 over sale of Naira notes
2019 elections: EU submits report to Senate
INEC alone can’t tackle inconclusive elections – Commissioner
CFAO Yamaha sponsors Nigerians to Egypt
Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles tourney: South West, South South emerge champions in Uyo
Star Lager set to bring shining moments to AFCON 2019
Women W/Cup: France pips Gallant Falcons
Anthony Joshua mocks Tyson Fury
Chukwueze calm over transfer hype
AFN technical officials storm Delta for Awoture Eleyae’s U-15/Open championship
2019 Higher Institution Football League (HIFL) season: Ekiti FA tips state’s representatives for glory
Burundi’ll be Nigeria’s toughest test –Rohr
… Warns Super Eagles freshers
AFCON boss confident Egypt 2019 will be success
Five Super Eagles players fall ill
After the intervention
June 12: Letter to MKO Abiola
No more excuses for not performing
Buhari’s redemptive last chance
Nigeria and sustainable peace, development
Is South-East still part of Nigeria?
Okpekpe race promoter, Itemuagbor, loses father-in-law
Ajiroba Ooni wins Osun FA Chairmanship election
OPEIFA CUP: Handball tourney kicks off with 76 schools
Agenda for incoming education minister
Extend TETFUND grants to private varsities, Falana tells FG
FCET Umunze: Bankers, scholars seek end to unemployment
LASU science faculty celebrates 19 First Class students

Tribune

PDP Youths Want Reps Principal Officer From Oyo State
Man Wrongly Sentenced To Death Regains Freedom After 16 Years In Jail
We Only Experimented Server For Staggered Polls In 2018, Not For 2019…
Speakership Poll: Reps Defend Gbajabiamila Over Alleged Financial…
Labour Should Be Fulcrum Of Economic, Social Policies, Buhari
NECO: Kogi calls for synergy with NECO
June 12: Practices of annulment already in current dispensation, CODER warns
Nasarawa varsity to tackle sex for marks, extortion
Meridian launches new council of cultural diplomacy leaders
UBEC to adopt Open Contracting Data Standards to eradicate corruption
Wife drags husband to court over alleged beating
Osun guber: Supreme Court slates July 5 to decide Senator Adeleke, Oyetola’s fate
We never asked Bagudu to confirm Karatu as Chief Judge ― Kebbi Assembly
Celebrities stun in fashion pieces for ‘Bling Lagosians’ premiere
Akeredolu sacks three commissioners
Court remands 23 suspected cultists in prison custody in Osun
Nigerian tech innovator bags Most Promising Youth in Africa Award
Suspected Fulani Herdsmen kidnap Catholic Priest in Edo
Food inflation rises by 13.79% in May ― NBS
Atiku Vs Buhari: Provide server used for Presidential polls now, Peter Obi warns INEC
70m people displaced by war globally ― UN
You’re inefficient in waste collection, Oyo sanitary health, LG officers blast waste contractor
NECO raising bar of public examination in Nigeria ― Acting Registrar
Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, dies in court
Kogi APC stakeholders reject indirect primary
LASG announces closure of Mile 2 to Tincan Island Ports corridor to allow palliative repairs
PDP dismisses APC allegations on postponement of Bauchi Assembly inauguration
Sanwo-Olu floors AD, LP at Tribunal
INEC, Buhari, APC ask tribunal to dismiss PDM’s petition
Sanwo-Olu meets security chiefs, promises to revamp state security architecture
Ogun: Upgrade of village heads to traditional rulers, unprecedented, says Abiodun
Alleged certificate scandal: court adjourns suit against Kwara governor to June 26
Gbajabiamila meets Osinbajo, speaks of reforms in Reps
Buhari, Sanwo-Olu meet in Aso Rock
Suspected Cultists Burgle Bayelsa Judiciary Complex, Cart Away Case Files
Witness narrates to court how man raped ex-girlfriend
Court remands man for defiling neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter
Army confirms killing of soldier, 2 NSCDC operatives in Rivers
Dangote Cement Shareholders Applaud Board On 52.4 Per Cent Increase In Dividend
Dream Big and Achieve More with Access Bank
Travelstart Group, gets new investor, acquires new company
76 Dead, Villages Evacuated Amid Record Heat In India
Eight dead as migrant boat sinks in Turkey
Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude hits Indonesia

Leadership

Fear Grips Lawmakers As FG Begins Probe Of Constituency Projects
Foreign Direct Investment Has Not Dropped – CBN
WHO Raises The Alarm Over Spread Of Ebola
APC Kicks As Bauchi Govt Suspends Inauguration Of 9th Assembly
Why Efficient Broadband Network Is Important – Danbatta
NCC Restates Importance Of Teleco
Why We Instituted Research Grant Project – NCC
Leave Stage For Nigerian Youths, Okeke Urges Older Politicians
I’ve Left Issues In 8th Senate Behind Me – Omo-Agege
Kogi Guber: Group Rallies Support For Ogah
Gbajabiamila Inaugurates Reps Ad-hoc Committees
Group Commends PMB Over Immortalisation Of MKO
Angst, Anxiety In Bayelsa Over LG Polls
Jos Hospital Hands Stolen Baby Over To Parents
Airtel Targets LSE, NSE For £3.6bn Africa Operations
SEC, ACMAN To Develop Benchmark For Capital Market Studies
‘Renewable Energy Generated11m Jobs Globally In 2018’
Ellah Lakes Lists 1.88bn New Shares On NSE
Equities Market Begins Week Bearish, Sheds 0.37%
Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Hit 11.40% In May – NBS
EU Report Reveals Electoral Flaws – Obi
9th NASS: Gbajabiamila Inaugurates Reps Adhoc Committees
We Lack Power To Deregister Parties, Says INEC
Man City Make Breakthrough In Cancelo Talks
Fury Shows Joshua The Scale Of His Task
Barcelona Distanced From
Osifeso Bags Yoruba Chieftaincy Title
How Miss Health Africa Feted Over 4,000 Kids
MC Galaxy Appreciates “Sekem” Producer With Mercedes Benz
US Fashion Icon Gloria Vanderbilt Dies At 95
EDITORIAL: Decongest Lagos Ports, Make Eastern Ports Work
One Killed, 6 Vehicles Destroyed In Kona, Fulani Clash
Oil Thieves Kill Soldier, 2 NSCDC Officers In Rivers
Getting Next Generation Of Students Quantum Ready
PDP Lawmakers Will Chair Reps’ Committees – Gbajiabiamila
EU Observers Present Election Report To Senate President Today
More Nigerians To Get Our Visa – China
Nigeria Condemns Attack On Its Embassy In London

The Guardian

Listen to Obasanjo, others, Fulani leaders urge Buhari
NSIA moves to reduce gas flaring
Youths count gains as under-40 make speakership in Houses of Assembly
How insecurity induces high prices of food items
‘Nigeria, eight others to make up more than half the projected global population in 2050’
European Union observers meet Lawan, submit election report to Senate today
Osinbajo, Gbajabiamila meet on executive, legislative cohesion
Group seeks HYPREP’s independence, threatens legal action, protest over Ogoni cleanup
Oyetola’s, Adeleke’s counsel make last-minute defence at Supreme Court
Gallant Super Falcons lose 0-1 to France
Redknapp certain Lampard will be Chelsea’s next coach
Don’t underrate group opponents, Esin tells Super Eagles
Mbappe will remain PSG’s player next season, says club
Star lines up AFCON bright moments for Nigerians
Nigeria’s Owoseni retains seat on CAT Executive
How local government joint account fuels rural-urban migration, by Ogbeh
APC, Okafor ask court to sack Imo House of Representatives member
PDP accuses Obaseki of brewing crisis in Edo assembly
Ihedioha suspends 27 council chairmen, 604 councillors, others
Economic insights from Malabo
Editorial: Nigeria’s 20 years of democracy
We were not given fair hearing, Oando insists
Dangote Cement to attract $700 million as shareholders approve N272.6b dividend
State gaming regulators kick against VAT, explain operations
Experts hinge nation’s growth on infrastructure, technology investment
Averting an impending ecological war
Diaspora remittance 2015-2018: Positive indication of human capital development
After the intervention
Creating a sustainable and accountable democratic system in Nigeria 3
‘Lagos settlement week delays wheel of justice’
Court fixes July 3 for ruling on contempt suit against Emefiele
Revisitation of decision on service outside jurisdiction by Supreme Court of Nigeria
FG pledges to push for cybercrimes’ act amendment
How to prevent premature deaths
‘Diabetes drug cuts cardiovascular, kidney problems’
Why you must never drink while pregnant
Body fat distribution linked to higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Vanguard

FG To World Leaders: Labour Should Be Fulcrum Of Socio-Economic Policies
AFCON: Put Vows To Use Burkina Faso Experience On Eagles
Edo Assembly Members-Elect Protest Non Inauguration
Egypt Coach Threatens To Quit If…
Kogi 2020: APC Leaders, Elders Endorse Jubril’s Gov Bid
INSECURITY: We’re Collaborating With Hunters To Tackle Herdsmen In S’West — Agbekoya
Ministry Of Labour And The Wage Crisis (2)
Medical Expert Advocates Insurance Scheme For Doctors
Balogun Defends Nigeria’s AFCON Chances, His Own Reputation
Dangote Cement To Earn $700m Forex, Floats N50bn CP
Ogoni Clean-Up: Social Action Tasks HYPREP On Transparency, Demands Frame Work
33 Killed, Dozens Injured, Houses Burnt In Triple Suicide Bombing, Violence In Borno, Taraba
Desabre: Uganda’ll Have To Be Cohesive To Succeed
SUICIDE: Nigerian Doctors Acquire Skills To Tackle Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
How Sanwo-Olu Can Improve Maternal, Child Health In Lagos
Task Before The Ninth National Assembly Leadership
Naija Must Go!
Buhari mourns victims of bomb blasts in Borno
Gbajabiamila meets Osinbajo, says opposition will be carried along
Labour writes FG on looming industrial crisis
Insecurity: Crime rate is declining in Nigeria, says : IGP Adamu
Oshodi-Apapa gridlock: LASG shuts Mile-2, Tin-can Island road for repairs
Gwarinpa: Abuja ghetto where residents exchange waste for food items
We‘ll bring an end to banditry, insecurity in Zamfara — SSG
Q1’19: Banks’ assets rise by 7.5% to N38.4trn
Super Eagles midfielder Ndidi to join Manchester United
Senate: The standard Saraki left behind
Breaking: Taraba Govt imposes 14hrs curfew on Jalingo
So many people are hungry, many things are happening to Nigeria, Obi laments
Morsi from Egypt election triumph to death as inmate
Buhari, Sanwo-Olu meet in Aso Rock
Labour writes FG on looming industrial crisis
AFCON: Put vows to use Burkina Faso experience on Eagles
Egypt coach threatens to quit if…
Balogun defends Nigeria’s AFCON chances, his own reputation
Nigeria 0-1 France: Super Falcons wait to know World Cup qualification hopes
Ever wondered why your relationships seldom last?
Birdman to produce Hollywood film based on Nigerian immigrants
Seun Kuti, Chris Uwaje, others to feature on American platform, ‘Visual Collaborative’
Watch debut entertainment show, E-Xtra, on VanguardLive
Nasty C, Phyno, Wande Coal thrill guests at first ever 3D Concert with Remy Martin
I will expose my abuser at the right time – Ifu Ennada
Dangote Cement to earn $700m forex, floats N50bn CP
Ecobank MD affirms support for Nigeria movie industry
IFC, AMC to sell 14.1% stake in Ecobank Transnational
Airtel Africa to list simultaneously on NSE, LSE
Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 11.40% in May- NBS
Mischief makers wanted to frustrate our Special Economic Zones Initiative — Enelamah
2019 Elections: INEC promises automatic employment to ad-hoc NYSC members
NOUN solicits 1m learning tablets Chinese partners to improve education
Best Lagos teacher to get car gift — NAPPS
US Embassy denies banning Student Visa for Nigerians
I did not steal from any pond, 12-yr-old whose hand was cut off cries out
Ericsson CEO to EU govts: Act fast to remove barriers hindering speedy 5G roll out
Nigeria’s #1 problem is faulty structure — Col. Itodo (retd)

Daily Independent

Frustration Hits For West Ham Defender In Copa America Draw
Slavisa Jokanovic Takes Over Al Gharafa In Qatar
Canada Ready For Stiff Dutch Challenge At Women’s World Cup
Indian Doctors Strike Over Violence From Patients, Families
Iran Expects To Surpass Uranium Stockpile Limit In 10 Days
UN Food Agency Accuses Yemen’s Houthi Of Diverting Food Aid
Durterte Calls For Calm Over Chinese Sinking Of Fishing Boat
Gunmen Abducts Catholic Priest In Edo
Vatican Opens Debate On Ordaining Married Men As Priests
London Police Increase Patrols After Four People Killed
Harry Redknapp Expects Frank Lampard At Chelsea
Arsenal Keen On Ligue 1 Sensation
Agency Report –
Controversy Trails Death Of Seven After Wedding In Mbieri Community
How Academia, Family, Friends Celebrated Ikonne’s Appointment As Chairman, Optometrists Board
Fire Razes Two Popular Shops In Nsukka
Tinubu: Hero Or Villain Of June 12?
Buhari’s First Term Was A Failure –Elohor
Imo: Ihedioha Aims To Affirm Transparency In Government
Money Laundering: Court Issues Bench Warrant On Senator
JUST IN: AA Suspends Chairman
Nigeria’s Economy Still In Recession – Doyin Salami
DPR Prequalifies 254 Coys For Gas Flare Commercialisation
Nigeria’s FDI In Good Shape – CBN
SEC, ACMAN, To Develop Benchmark For Capital Market Studies
Ellah Lakes Plc Lists Additional 1.8bn Shares On NSE
Okagbare Breaks Diamond League Jinx..
IAAF Gives 14 Russians Neutral Athletes’ Status
Owoseni Retains CAT Seat
June 12 And Hypocrisies After The Fact
Buhari’s Pension Largesse
Celebrating Democracy Day With Election Rigmarole
CBN: Don’t Float The Naira
Alex Egbona And Abi/Yakurr: A New Dawn

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
AGAINST THE ODDS: ADETOUN OGEDENGBE
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
Health
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

ThisDay

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

Tribune

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…
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Nigeria runs a commandist federal arrangement, not federal system…
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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

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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
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Vanguard

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
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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
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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
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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
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June 12: Professor Humphrey Nwosu, Untold Stories; Unsung Heroes
Ninth Senate: The Election Intrigues, Projections, Expectations
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Why Anguish Of Retirees May Persist
Bridges Over Phantom Lakes
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Supreme Court sacks Niger Senator

Supreme court sacks Umaru, declares Musa senator for Niger East

By Bridget Chiedu Onochie,

The Supreme Court, yesterday, declared Alhaji Mohammed Sani Musa winner of the Niger East Senatorial election. The apex court also set aside the April 8 judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, which declared the ex-chairman of Senate Committee on Justice, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator David Umaru, the valid candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and winner of the election.
In a unanimous judgment, the five-man panel of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, upheld arguments by Musa’s legal team, led by Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), to the effect that Musa, the actual candidate for the election, won the APC primary election.

The apex court upheld the appeal filed by Musa and affirmed the February 7 judgment by Justice Folashade Giwa-Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which declared Musa the validly nominated candidate of the APC for the election.

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, in the lead judgment, faulted the Court of Appeal’s finding that the case was statute barred. Justice Ariwoola upheld Olanipekun’s argument that the suit was filed at the trial court within time and that the Court of Appeal was in error to have held that the cause of action was the outcome of the primary election, saying the course of action, as argued by the appellant, was the submission of Umaru’s name to INEC, instead of Musa, who won the primary.

Olanipekun, who led Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) and Ahmed Raji (SAN), for the appellant, had, while arguing the appeal on May 17, prayed the court to uphold the appeal and restore the judgment of the Federal High Court in favour of the appellant, arguing that the Court of Appeal was in error when it held that the appellant was out of time and that the cause of action arose from the day the primary was held.

Olanipekun said: “The appellant could not have complained about the primary election that he won. The cause of action accrued when the first respondent’s name (Umaru) was sent to INEC as the candidate of APC. The cause of action arose when the APC sent the name of the first respondent (Umaru) to INEC as its candidate, instead of the appellant who won the primary.

“The primary election was conducted on October 2, 2018, the 14 days could not have started counting, because the name of the first respondent has not been sent to INEC. “If the 14 days is calculated from their position that the cause of action arose from October 2, 2018 when the primary was held, the cause of action would not have arisen as at October 16, 2018. The cause of action only arose on October 18, when the first respondent’s name was sent to INEC and we are within time when we filed our suit at the trial court on October 26, 2018.”

Olanipekun noted that the Court of Appeal only set aside the judgment, but failed to upturn any of the findings of the trial court in the judgment of February 7. Both Babatunde Ogala, who represented the APC, and Taminu Inuwa (SAN), who represented INEC, urged the court to allow the appeal. After the February 7 judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, Umaru approached the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which reversed the trial court judgment and declared him winner. Aggrieved by the decision, Musa appealed to the Supreme Court, an appeal that was upheld yesterday.

Source: The Guardian

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The Punch

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
NEW TELENOVELA ‘ASINTADO’ AIRS ON STARTIMES
Living with a stranger (2)
Envoy by Mantis wins Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel 2019
Southern Sun to honour staff at 10th anniversary 1
MY BITTER-SWEET EXPERIENCE AS A SECURITY OPERATIVE —Ex-DSS Asst. Director Dennis Amachree
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
DABOTA LAWSON ACQUIRES MULTIMILLION NAIRA HOUSE
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

ThisDay

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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
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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
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Ugwuanyi: Lending a Strong Voice to Rural-Centric Development
JUNE 12 AND THE REBOUND OF TRUTH
VISION FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE
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Nissan Announces Senior Management Changes in Africa
Toyota SUVs Remain Firm Favourites, as TSAM Records 24.1% Market Share in May
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Ihuoma Nwigwe: Women Do Not Have to Be Feminists to Be Recognised in Society
Super Falcons in Race for Second Round Ticket
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GOtv Boxing Night: Real One, Joe Boy Clash again in Public
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Blessing Uzzi Shoots Documentary, ‘The Beggars Plight’
GROHE Provides Individual System Solutions for the Entire Kitchen Sink
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Daily Trust

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Police nab child traffickers, rescue 10 children
Flood sweeps away bank guard
Petition tribunal begins sitting, sets timetable
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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!
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A day in Abuja IDP camp
Indonesia to remove online cigarette advertisements
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Man jailed 1 month for stealing food
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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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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

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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

Tribune

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

Vanguard

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
MARRIAGE OF THE ABSURD THE DANGERS
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

News Headlines Jun 13, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 13, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

Mixed reactions as Buhari vows to rebuild Nigeria, renames stadium after MKO
Buhari, Tinubu will soon taste el-Rufai’s venom, says Shehu Sani
FG may lift land border vehicle importation ban — Customs boss
Suspected herdsmen attack travellers in Osun, kill LG worker
Power firm throws community into darkness over alleged manhandling of official
How Omatsuli transferred money paid into firm’s account – Witness
Bandits abduct Kastsina village head
DPO, seven cops arrested for killing porter, one other
Joshua’s career over – Fury
Military helicopter crashes on Democracy Day in Katsina
Cult clashes claim five, mob beats two to death in Bayelsa
National Assembly leaders may name committees today
DSS stops June 12 rally in Ibadan, arrests three
Four suspected cultists arrested in Ogun
How presidential panel misled court to issue interim forfeiture order of $158m — Telecom firm
Danish husband’s blood matched murdered wife, daughter’s – Forensic analyst
Motorcyclist crushed to death in Ekiti
Govt has impoverished Nigerians to oppress them, says Ezekwesili
Osoba, Akpabio back President on Abiola
Democracy Day: Govs hail Buhari for recognising MKO Abiola, urge unity
APC, PDP govs, NGF congratulate Lawan, Gbajabiamila
Stock market investors lose N533bn in seven days
Nigeria earns $236bn from petroleum exports in five years
NCC awards N65m to 11 varsities for technology research
NERC issues 40MW licence as power generation sheds 1,431MW
Oando shareholders knock SEC for AGM suspension
I was committed to ending NFF crisis —Dalung
Falcons beat Korea, end World Cup winless run
Oshoala equals Nwadike’s goals record
Enyimba are NPFL champions
Stadium: Abiola’s ex-aide lauds Buhari
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
Editorial: N11tn petrol subsidy, illogical
June 12 as Democracy Day commendable, but…
For Osun politicians, it’s a book problem
Will Buhari do better with this NASS?

The Nation

Fayemi urges Lawan, Gbajabiamila to put national interest first
Ondo representative hails colleagues for backing Gbajabiamila
‘Kanu’s reception in Canada proves Biafra’s restoration’
Bauchi to declare state of emergency in education
Kingibe: Obasanjo knew about June 12 annulment
Air Force’s helicopter crashes in Katsina
Abuja Stadium renaming: Abiola ‘ll be happy in grave, says Akerele
Motorcyclist killed after defying traffic light in Ekiti
I’ll keep fighting for recognition of Lagos’ 37 local govts, says Adeola
Bagudu: APC governors will work with National Assembly to deepen democracy
Oyetola seeks unity as Osun marks Democracy Day
Balogun defies Olubadan’s order on Egungun festival
June 12 and the mo(u)rning after
Abiola’s untimely death cut our national hope, says Abiodun
MKO Abiola’s beatification
Smuggling: Navy seizes rice, others worth N45m
Methodist priest arrested for ‘faking own kidnap’
Gunmen kill Osun civil servant on Ife-Ibadan highway
June 12: Don seeks foundation
Atiku: June 12 soul of democratic Nigeria’s struggle
‘We must move to next level’
Three arrested during anti-kidnapping rally in Ibadan
Tinubu to Lawan, Gbajabiamila, others: deepen democracy
June 12: Fasanmi, Adebanjo welcome gesture
Bagudu: APC governors will work with National Assembly to deepen democracy
Oyetola seeks unity as Osun marks Democracy Day
Abiola’s untimely death cut our national hope, says Abiodun
NADECO: True federalism is the answer
‘We lost family assets to the struggle’
Abiola: Adepoju hails FG for renaming Abuja national stadium
Photos: Oshoala voted player of match as Falcons beat South Korea
Video: Super Falcons in celebratory mood after defeating South Korea 2-0
World Cup: Buhari Salutes Falcons for Victory on Democracy Day
Rejuvenated Falcons renew hope in 2-0 defeat of Korea Republic
Breaking: NPFL fines Kano Pillars, bans Rabiu Ali
Oando: Tinubu gets order for judicial review of SEC fine, ban
NSE to engineers: form consortia to bridge infrastructure gap
Tackle air pollution, Fed Govt told
Family petitions Ogun cp over land grabbing
Ogun tops list of funded estates in Southwest, says FMBN
Edo, BoI, others brainstorm on access to finance for MSMEs
Motorcyclist killed after defying traffic light in Ekiti
Three-day-old baby stolen in Plateau hospital
Bauchi to declare state of emergency in education
Challenges of gifted education
Sundry Misusages XIII: Ensue . . . plus more
Lagos public schools sweep Stockholm water prizes
Plagiarism, sexual harassment over in UNIZIK, says VC
Canadian-based Nigerian honours teachers
Who vandalised Osun Poly’s Health Centre?
Experts urge students to embrace entrepreneurship
Why I dumped Medicine for Music, by UNIZIK student
DELSU inducts medical doctors
Final year student attempts suicide over poor result
LASU celebrates World Bicycle Day
Chapped lips, whites, cracked heels, schitzophrenia (1)

ThisDay

Oando: Court Allows Tinubu to Seek Judicial Review of SEC’s Sanctions
Tackling Low Awareness on Birth Registration
Legalise Marijuana to Ease Cancer Pain, Advocate Tells FG
Lagos Trains 825 Health Workers on Attitudinal Change
World Environmental Day: Fan Milk Calls for Tree PlCommuniyvNHEA to Honour Akinkugbe, Lambo, Okoli with Lifetime Achievement Awards
Suicide: NAFDAC to Consider Modifying Sniper Containers, Says DG
Buhari: We Will Lift 100m Nigerians Out of Poverty
To assemble strong team to drive transformation agenda Renames Abuja National Stadium after Abiola
Denying Bloomberg Report, CBN Not Floating the Naira
Says no change in exchange rate structure
2019 Budget Threatened as Oil Price Slumps to$60
Governance Structure: ACF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze Disagree on Obasanjo’s Position
NAF Helicopter Crash-lands in Katsina
Gunmen kidnap another village head Daura monarch clocks 43 days in captivity Francis
THISDAY MD’s Wife for Burial June 20
Governance Structure: ACF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze Disagree on Obasanjo’s Position
Tinubu Congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila
Tunji- Ojo Congratulates Gbajabiamila
Ndokwa/Ukwuani Group Congratulates Omo-Agege
‘Dapo Abiodun Would Have Lost If Amosun Had Supported His Governorship Bid’
‘Politicians Should Not Challenge Every Election Result in Court’
After Issuing Certificate of Return to Okorocha, INEC Says It Will Challenge Court Order
‘NADECO Misled Abiola’
Report: Global 5G Subscriptions Projected to Reach 1.9 Billion by 2024
Regulator Moves to Promote Local Content in Tech Ecosystem
Elumelu Inaugurates Aisha Buhari Foundation’s Maternity Facility
Opeke Seeks Executive Order for Technology Sector
Faluyi: Many Companies on Life Support
Ikeja Electric Launches MAP Scheme
Falcons Defeat S’ Korea to Revive Hope of Reaching Knock out Phase
Enyimba Wins 8th Record NPFL Title
7 hours ago
Kano Pillars Fined N8m, Rabiu Ali Banned for 12 Matches
Pinnick Presents Pitch Awards Gong to Okowa
Tyson Fury Says Anthony Joshua is ‘Finished’
CSG: Change Agent Revolutionising Sports Business
Women’s World Cup: Germany Makes it Two Wins Out of Two
Enyimba International Win 2018/2019 NPFL Title
Tackling Low Awareness on Birth Registration
FAO Issues Alert on Food Poisoning in Lagos, Kano, Other Cities
World Environmental Day: Fan Milk Calls for Tree Planting
Well Head Fire: Delta Community Demands Medical Aid, Others from Chevron
NHEA to Honour Akinkugbe, Lambo, Okoli with Lifetime Achievement Awards
Suicide: NAFDAC to Consider Modifying Sniper Containers, Says DG
EDITORIAL: REFINERIES AS MONUMENTS TO WASTE

Daily Trust

Death toll in Niger bandit attacks rises to 47
3-day-old baby missing in Plateau hospital
Ethiopian Airlines: We’ll be last airline to fly 737 Max after recertification
Mutawalle to emirs: I’ll depose you if…
PDP govs seek National Assembly independence
JUST IN: Explosion rocks Port Harcourt Mall
BREAKING: Buhari speaks on those sponsoring insecurity in Nigeria
President Buhari’s Democracy Speech
Democracy Day: Nigerian refugees in Niger, Cameroon to return home – Borno governor
JUST IN: Buhari names National Stadium after MKO Abiola
June 12: Buhari’s govt has corrected past injustices — APC
Buhari’s speech full of false performance claims — PDP
Zamfara: APGA to challenge INEC’s declaration of PDP’s Mutawalle as governor
Who would you rather prefer… Boy Caddie or Girl Caddie?
Finally June 29-30 date for President Buhari Cup final
African Tour plans to establish golf academy
Donors pledge $17m to end rural poverty in Africa
DMO offers June FGN bonds at 12% interest rate
We can still get Ajaokuta Steel Company working – Bwari
Kwali chairman pledges to provide for newly born triplets
Democracy Day: FCT residents urge FG to pay attention to security
Abaji council to build ultra-modern market
Deconstructing Buhari’s Democracy Day Speech
Human Rights and heart of policy making
Buni: Governing Yobe amidst national duties
Re: Letter to Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje
Gunmen abduct nursing mother, 3 other women in Kaduna
Police in A’Ibom rescue burglary suspect from mob
Man bags 15 months jail for impersonating DSP
Editorial: Mrs. Buhari and N-SIP
NCC receives ‘Best Regulatory Agency’ award
Why states can’t access basic education grants
‘Some universities are a fraud’
BPE’s CSR projects increase pupils’ outcomes at FCT school

The Sun

Why Democracy Day is important to us – Abiola’s children
NASS leadership: APC Govs Forum salute, demands meeting with Lawan, Gbajabiamila
APC demands equitable distribution of commonwealth
… Day stands for electoral integrity –Ihedioha
June 12: FG renames Abuja Stadium after Abiola
…Political, religious leaders fueling insecurity – Buhari
… Civil societies urge FG to announce 1993 presidential election result
Candidates knock, laud JAMB’s 160 cut-off mark
Be more committed to Nigerian project, Fayemi urges Lawan, Gbajabiamila
I’ll continue struggle to recognise Lagos’ 37 LCDAs –Senator Adeola
Insecurity: We feel safe in Nigeria –Thakur
Buhari, politics of sanitising oil ministry
June 12: Make Abiola’s sacrifice count, Abiodun urges politicians
2019 polls: God intervened to give us victory – Wike
Edo Assembly: You can’t use Edo people to settle political scores, activist tells Obaseki
CBN injects $210m into forex market
No immediate plan to resume flying Boeing 737 Max8
Gridlock: We’ll permanently address port roads congestion –Buhari
LCCI canvasses 9% interest rate for real sector
Air Peace faults AIB’s report on failure to disclose incidents
The willing and winning horses (2)
NASS: Of victories, losses
How governors underdeveloped Nigeria
Kidnapping: How our peace flew away
The South East loses out completely
Igniting the flame of environmental consciousness
How low blood pressure kills, by experts
Make anti-graft war sustainable, cleric charges Buhari
Excitement as Corona celebrates graduating students
Why Ohanaeze Lagos is partnering with foreign envoys, by Ogbonna
Olowo: Africa’s ‘biggest’ palace
Oyo police nab 40 for robbery, kidnapping
Giving Igbo presidency in 2023 is most fair –Ohanaeze Ndigbo boss, Ekiti
Jumia boss sets tourism agenda for Sanwo-Olu
Southern Sun Ikoyi to honour staff with long service awards
Queen Blessing jets out for well deserved vacation

Tribune

HORROR! Hoodlums Attack Family In Ebonyi, Hack Two Children To Death, One Critically Injured
June 12: Buhari’s Desperate Attempt To Gain Undeserved Goodwill,…
Mining: We Have Committed Over N14bn On Exploration Contract ― FG
Buhari’s Govt Not True Friend To June 12 Struggle ― Atiku
Buhari Exposes Nigerians Behind Insecurity
Profile of new Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila
Profile of Senator Lawan, President of the Senate
APC manifesto: Governors seek audience with Lawan, Gbajabiamila
News Analysis: Burden of NASS new leadership
2019 election negates spirit of June 12 — Democracy Vanguard
Democracy Day: Bauchi Gov Muhammad says June 12 significant, special to Nigeria
IBM to train UNILAG, UI, OAU scholars on quantum computing
Trial of Edo community Youth leader suffers setback as Counsel withdraws
June 12: Ogun Speaker Oluomo commends Buhari, NASS on redressing justice
14,000 co-operative societies operate in Anambra, says Official
June 12: NBA boss urges on honesty and democratic ethos
Three suspects arrested over clash in Ifewara community
PDP govs congratulate new NASS leadership
June 12: MKO Abiola’s memories linger on ― Gani Adams
Suspected Fulani bandits rob commuters on Ife-Ibadan expressway, kill Osun civil servant
NASS elections: Okorie congratulates Gbajabiamila, Lawan
June 12: Sanwo-Olu, Akinrinade, Ndubuisi Kanu give kudos to Buhari
June 12: Nigerians never witnessed true democracy ― Orangun of Oke-Ila
June 12: Declare MKO as ex-President, Osun Civil Societies urge FG
I’ve brought Nigeria back to its feet ― Buhari
Osun celebrates June 12
Zulum suspends fifty one absent teachers
Ortom congratulates new NASS leadership
Varsity donates relief materials to Batsari IDPs in Katsina
Buhari renames national stadium Abuja after MKO Abiola
WILAT Raises Alarm Over Plastic Waste Pollution In Nigerian Waters
Oando: Minority shareholders accuse SEC of bias
Afreximbank wins bank of the year award
Yemeni Rebel Missile Attack On Saudi Airport Injures 26
Boko Haram kills 27 in Cameroon
Nicaragua frees 56 protest leaders as part of amnesty
Nasty C, Phyno, Wande Coal Thrill Guests At First Ever 3D Concert With Remy Martin
Taming The Monster Of Extra Judicial Killings

The Guardian

Big hitters France and Germany grind towards World Cup knockouts
A nation in contempt of history
June 12 recognition will immortalise Buhari, says MURIC
Kaduna NUJ, labour leaders, others canvass true democracy in Nigeria
Youths task Lawan, Gbajabiamila on bills devoid of bigotry, others
Bauchi governor describes Abiola’s contributions as heroic, exemplary
Movement laments state of National Stadium named after Abiola
Borno State loses dividends of democracy to Boko Haram, says Umara
Activists, friends celebrate Nnimmo Bassey at 61
Before Oduduru, other Nigerian athletes burn out of Olympics podium
Future Eagles beat Mexico, set for host nation Japan
A thrilling end to historic contest of national flags
Super Falcons dump Korea 2-0, set sights on France
Real Madrid sign Mendy to continue summer spree
Man Utd complete signing of Wales winger Daniel James
15A Awolowo Road (Prison memoir)
Nigeria being run in negation of June 12 virtues, Odumakin laments
Why declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day without more is meaningless, by Opadokun
Democracy Day as epic token short on precepts
Editorial: Fulani radio station, another gaffe
Wapic raises share capital to N15b ahead of regulatory order
AfDB, partners launch new fund to boost digital financial inclusion
FCMB invests in entrepreneurship growth
‘Find alternatives for attracting investors to food processing’
‘Why smart phone market is on decline in Nigeria, others’
Nigeria mulls 5G direction as Huawei, ZTE ban sees $62b losses
WhatsApp to take legal action against spammers from December 7
Telecoms operators tasked on rural connectivity in Nigeria
Seven must-have preventive health screenings for men
Understanding use of turmeric in herbal medicine
150 military, para-military personnel undergo training on emergency medical skills in Abia
Tackling poor food safety practices

Vanguard

As The 9th National Assembly Is Inaugurated
Uduaghan, Okumagba, IYC Hail Lawan, Omo-Agege, Gbaja, Wase
9th NASS: Jostling For Other Principal Offices Intensifies
I Can’t Stand Being In A Relationship Now Let Alone Marriage – Ifu Ennada
Inadequate Funding Hampering Social Investment Projects – Actionaid
We’ve Lost Greater Part Of Democratic Gains To Boko Haram — Gov Zulum
The Nude Video With Etinosa Was Planned – Mc Galaxy
3-Day-Old Baby Stolen In Jos Hospital
DEMOCRACY DAY: How We Celebrated June 12 By Opadokun, Agbakoba, Others
Banditry Could Be Worse Than Boko Haram — SGF
Justice Umezulike In The Eyes Of The Law: A Memorial
Why Atiku Has Right To Challenge Buhari’s Re-Election In Court — Jonathan
Gunmen Abduct Katsina Village Head
Council Autonomy: APC Accuses À’Ibom Of Subverting NFIU Guidelines
Chelsea Open Way For Omeruo’s Leganes Switch
AFCON 2019: Amuneke Reveals Tanzania’s 23-Man Squad
Social Investment Programmes And The Poverty Question
Politicians, religious leaders fueling insecurity — Buhari
9th NASS: APC may zone Chief Whip, Deputy Senate Leader to South-East
Buhari recognises MKO as past president, says Osoba
Breaking: Buhari Renames Abuja National Stadium After MKO Abiola
It is not enough to declare June 12 a Democracy Day, Atiku tells Buhari
Tinubu congratulates Lawan, Gbaja, says election free, fair and transparent
Annulment of June 12 stalled Nigeria’s progress- SDP
June 12 : Shehu Sani, others advocate deepening of democracy in Nigeria
Chelsea open way for Omeruo’s Leganes switch
AFCON 2019: Amuneke reveals Tanzania’s 23-man squad
Renaming of Abuja National Stadium as Moshood Abiola Stadium a noble decision – Oladipo
Okala says Super Falcons need to improve for subsequent matches
Breaking: Enyimba International win 2018/2019 NPFL title
I am a woman I bleed every month, I am super proud of it – Tonto Dikeh
Reggae legend, Majek Fashek talks 20-years of democracy in Nigeria
Instagram introduces new data saving features
How Nigeria can combat HIV/AIDS —US Ambassador
Edo, Bank of Industry, others brainstorm on access to finance for MSMEs
Why challenges characterised 2019 polls —Wike
Customs admonish cottage manufacturers on excise certification
Ports stakeholders laud Lagos governor, Sanwo-Olu
How infrastructure decay in tertiary institutions affects students (2)
Stakeholders seek introduction of etiquette into curricula
Kings College London, ALC vow to empower Nigerians for global leadership
GRAPHIC: Herdsman beheads girlfriend in Ekiti
Samuel Ajiboyede: My story of discouragement, success

Daily Independent

Wike Attributes Electoral Victory To God, Thanks Christian Community
Start Thinking Of Exporting Agricultural Produce, Abia Farmers Advised
Avoid Needless Adjournments, Judge Tells Oyo Lawyers
APC, Buhari Fingered In Plot To Foil Igbo Presidency
Not All ‘Child Soldiers’ Carry Guns, But All Need Support
61 Percent Of Americans Oppose Impeaching Trump
Anthony Joshua All Smiles With Prince Harry At Charity Event
Mary J. Blige To Receive Lifetime Achievement At BET Awards
Hong Kong Restaurant Owner Strikes To Support Protests
Rebels Ambush Indian Soldiers In Kashmir, 4 Combatants Dead
Air Force Combat Helicopter Crash-Lands In Katsina
Panic As Explosion Rocks Port Harcourt Shopping Mall
Buhari Gets Thumbs Down Over Democracy Day Speech
DSS Arrests Promoters Of Ethnic Violence On Social Media
June 12: Buhari Committed To Correcting Past Injustices — APC
I Dedicate The Rest Of My Life To Work For Nigeria’s…
June 12 Election Annulled Without IBB’s Permission –Tony Momoh
June 12: Nigerlites Condemns Gov, Deputy’s Absence From State
Buhari’s Govt Not True Friend To June 12 Struggle ― Atiku
BREAKING: National Stadium Abuja Renamed After Moshood Abiola
Nigeria, Greatest Contributor To Wealth Creation In W/Africa – AfDB
Chamber Applauds NPA’s 10% Harbour Due Slash For Vessels
PenCom Sensitises Youths On Pension, Financial Inclusion
NCC Reaffirms Commitment To Bridging Broadband Infrastructure Gap
Unilever Launches ‘Everyday Essentials’ Store On Jumia
Enyimba Beat Akwa United 3-0 To Win Eight League Title
Access Bank UNICEF Polo: Fifth Chukker Wins Usman Dantata Cup
NPFL Playoff: LMC Fines Kano Pillars, Bans Rabiu Ali
Gombe FA Boss Vows To Return Gombe United To NPFL
Falcons Bounce Back, Beat S’Korea 2-0

New Telegraph

Buhari: I’ll assemble strong team to rebuild Nigeria ….says we can lift 100m out of poverty
Atiku: Nigerians are hungry
President renames Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola…
Herdsmen attack passengers on Ife-Ibadan highway
Akpabio’s Witness Admits there was no accreditation at Polling Units
Bauchi North: Appeal Court declines to nullify Bulkachuwa’s election
Three days old baby Stolen in Plateau Hospital
DSS, police abort S’West rallies against insecurity
Bank accounts with BVN rise to 38m
Woman disguises as doctor, steals three-day-old baby
CBN: No change in Nigeria’s exchange rate structure
Social media: DSS begins clampdown on divisive elements
Apapa gridlock: FG mulls 54 parks as holding bays for trucks
NAF helicopter crash-lands in Katsina
Falling asleep with light, TV on could lead to obesity
Echoes of restructuring at June 12 anniversary
Nobody can Islamize Nigeria – Olagoke
PDP to Buhari: You’ve questionable electoral victory
Man beheads fiancée for refusing to visit him
Police bust gun factory, recover arms
Lady killed, pushed out of bus naked after being robbed
Eight hospitalised as Yoruba, Hausa clash in Osun
FIFA women World Cup: Falcons bounce back, whip Korea 2-0
Onigbinde, Ladipo laud Buhari over MKO Abiola Stadium
Enyimba lift 8th NPFL title
Garba hails Rohr’s final list for AFCON 2019
EDITORIAL: Domestic football league deserves better
Atiku to Buhari: Nigerians are hungry
Restructure Nigeria to honour Abiola, Adams, Kanu, Odumakin, others tell FG
Aba: A decaying city begs for help
Accessing healthcare in pains, anguish
NASS elections: Okorie congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila