News Headlines Jun 22, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 22, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

9th Assembly: Orji Kalu, Goje, Amosun, others to pocket N273.64bn in four years
I’m very fearful, unhappy about insecurity in Nigeria –Chief Odigie-Oyegun
North-Central, South-East battle for Senate Leader’s seat as APC caucus meets
No immediate plan to ban Almajiri system — Presidency
Bandits kill one, kidnap Zamfara district head, wives, son
Lagos currency trader allegedly defrauds retirees, others of N235m
We won’t stop killing bandits until govt protect us –Zamfara groups
Anti-graft war: Buhari signs mutual assistance bill to prosecute offenders within, outside Nigeria
Man caught with three-year-old boy’s head in Abuja
Dismissed policeman kills fiancée’s mother over cancelled wedding
Man allegedly kills, shaves pubic hair of 18-year-old girlfriend in Delta
AFCON: Eagles not 100 per cent fit – Rohr
Ohanaeze, MASSOB, IPOB reject proposed Fulani vigilantes
Katsina DPO, girlfriend arrested over death of housemaid
We’re ready for insurgents — Airforce
NASS leadership: PDP investigates members that voted for Lawan, Gbajabiamila
Joblessness made me to operate illegal hospital – Quack
I may quit Eagles after AFCON –Mikel
I slapped my ex for looking at another babe – Ordega
Gombe court jails man 10 years for N12m fraud
Ex-Cross River official kidnapped in Calabar
You are inviting trouble, Oshiomhole warns Bauchi gov
CUPP faults Lawan for withdrawing Adedayo’s nomination as media aide
Nigeria’s current situation is precarious, says PDP
Unemployment: CBN promises seven-year loans for corpers
PDP sets up committee to investigate members over NASS elections
Malabu: Italy protests Swiss delay in releasing evidence
Airtel to list on Nigerian Stock Exchange July 4
NEPC, Shoprite partnership‘ll boost Nigerian export – Awolowo
Oando: USNC urges SEC to follow due process
Expect 100% hike in drug prices, PSN tells Nigerians
Nigeria clinches ILO’s govt group chairmanship
Waiting Game!: Real insist on €120m Pogba
Falcons can’t pass Germany test – Fans
Mbachu backs Falcons to beat Germany
Women footballers, officials injured in auto crash
Sanchez sends Chile into Copa America quarter-finals
COREN accredits 16 engineering courses in six universities
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
Things I do to stay relevant –D’banj
No issues between Cee-C and me –Princess, Ex-BBN housemate
Pirates recently fought over my movie –Tiamiyu, Movie marketer
People once referred to me as daddy’s ‘handbag’ –Yul Edochie
There is urgent need to improve music lyrics–Obey-Fabiyi, Akinola
I’m in a complicated relationship –Slimcase
Confusion as ‘prayer warriors’ compete with medical doctors for patients
Bandits brought guns with telescopes to attack us –Victims of Shiroro terror
Boisterous Grammarians
You are part of the problem!
Should a woman give her salaries to her husband to attract divine blessings?

The Nation

NAPTIP DG hails Agege council chief over social intervention programmes
Asset Declaration: FG drags Nwaoboshi to CCT, set for prosecution
‘Why I killed my girlfriend’s mother’
Man, 22, held for allegedly beheading four kids in Abuja
72-yr-old Cele prophet allegedly kills, buries female undergraduate
Why we should take care of our appetites, passions, and emotions
Yahoo boy shocks commuters at Edo checkpoint
NCAC boss to be honoured at Accra Weizo
LASTMA groans under corrupt policemen’s burden
Fly Super Eagles fly
How Lawan misfired over appointments
Enjoy rest in marriage (4)
Edo hands of fellowship
Real significance of June 12
UNWTO, Barca launch sports tourism contest
Air Peace: Soaring in spite of huge odds
NACCIMA boss seeks road map for capacity development of chambers
Police arrest three suspected kidnappers, 187 other criminals in Kano, Borno
Akeredolu restates administration’s commitment to rid waterways of criminals
Sacked by Bandits
Cabinet: APC leaders set criteria for Buhari
I am for state police, says el-Rufai
No immediate ban for Almajiri, Says FG
Insurgency: Buratai retracts, commend soldiers
BREAKING: Panic in Eagles camp as Kalu suffers heart attack
Vodacom unit to sell operations in Nigeria, others
‘How state police, NSIP can fight crime’
Sacked lecturers to Sanwo-Olu: save us from starvation
N19.8bn welcome pay to 9th Assembly members senseless – AC
Asset Declaration: FG drags Nwaoboshi to CCT, set for prosecution
Akeredolu restates administration’s commitment to rid waterways of criminals
Police arrest 122 suspected criminals in Kano
ANDP to media practitioners: embrace ethical, objective reporting
Election Tribunal: Main trial on Sokoto guber petition begins July 9
Aftermath of heart attack: Kalu in stable condition
Nigeria can win AFCON, says Kanu
Rohr to Eagles: Beat Burundi
AFCON 2019: CFAO Yamaha sponsors Nigerians to Egypt
Egypt beat Zimbabwe to open AFCON 2019
2019 AFCON: Femi Kuti, others thrill at colourful opening ceremony in Cairo
Vodacom unit to sell operations in Nigeria, others
CBN summons currency dealers, others on development in forex market
Awolowo: NEPC, Shoprite partner to boost export
DisCos to match TCN network expansion with $4.2b projects
NESREA, others seek producers’ responsibility on e-waste
LASG sacks 34 LASTMA officers for extortion
FCT police arrest suspect with freshly severed human head
Police arrest three suspected kidnappers, 119 others in Kano
Extortion: Lagos investigating 2 LASTMA officers, says Hamzat
Gunmen kill 18 persons in fresh attacks in Zamfara
Insurgency, pregnancies keep 441,126 Adamawa girls out of school
Dizengoff donates equipment worth $60,000 to Unilag
How to talk to your two to five-year-old children about sex
Reality star Alex Unusual makes Nollywood debut in ‘Merry Men 2’
Why we should take care of our appetites, passions, and emotions


Court Grants Rickey Tarfa Time to Recuperate
NEMA: 14,036 Nigerians Returned from Libya, France
$1.3bn Malabu Oil Scandal: Italy Protests Swiss Delay in Releasing Evidence against Shell, Eni
Ahmed Lawan is Already My Man of the Year
ARCON Pledges Support to OAU as it Plans Overhaul of Curricula
HoS Inaugurates 250-Room Workers’ Hostel, Others
St. Francis Catholic Secondary School Holds Funds Raising Luncheon
Dickson: Police Must Probe ‘Invasion’ of Ishaku’s House
FG Calls for Heightened Surveillance against Ebola Outbreak
Customs to Prosecute Nigerien, Beninoise for Smuggling Ammunition into Nigeria
EFCC Arrests 7 Internet Fraud Suspects in Ilorin
Nigeria Elected Head ILO Group
NYSC DG to ‘Corpers’: Avoid Night Journeys
CNN African Voices Features Car Enthusiasts
ITF Equips Graduate Trainees
Rice Revolution: The Good News from C’River State
Jim Iyke, Adesua Etomi, Thrill in ‘The Set Up’
Rice Revolution: The Good News from C’River State
Bayelsa 2020: In Search of Dickson’s Successor
Bayelsa Guber: Uphill Task Before Alaibe
Ekweremadu: A ‘Rebel’ with a Cause
Governor Bagudu Vs Justice Karatu: Unmasking the Truth
Buhari Must Read UNICEF’s Report on Borno State
All-new Arocs Combines Power, Robustness, Efficiency
New BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Packs Four Doors
Telenovela Series ‘Asintado’ Airs on Startimes
Exhibitors Express Confidence in Nigerian Market at Food & Beverage Fair
Munch It Thrills Lagosians with Free Bus Ride
Super Eagles Begin Quest for fourth AFCON Title
Players Expected to Set the AFCON Alight
FC Bulmaro Lagos, Tops Group A1 Nationwide League One
Lagos Opens Viewing Centres for 2019 AFCON
LSSC Hails IWS Day Nursery on Sports Fiesta
The HIVE Leagues Begins 6-A-side World Cup Registration
Korede Adedoyin: Hunted By Big Clubs
1980 AFCON Winner, Charles Bassey ill, Solicits for Help
‘The Oxymoron of Kenny Blaq’ Billed for the Third Term
Femi Koya: I Want to Erase the Fear That Young People Can’t Play Their Original Music
Omawumi Bares Her Feelings in New EP
Ojo-Abbas Makes Directorial Debut with Trapped Heart
The Legacy Lives On!

Daily Trust

‘How Buhari’s ‘new’ gov’t should address Igbo concerns’
Promissory Note impasse jeopardizing non-oil exports
Elegy for Muhammad Mursi, president of Egypt
Martyrdom in the school of Yusuf (AS)
With Avengers: Endgame re-release, Marvel looks to crush Avatar’s record
Buhari doesn’t like posing for pictures, says personal photographer
Gunmen kill 18 in fresh Zamfara attacks
Senator faces false assets declaration charges at CCT
Why traditional institution remains relevant – Sanusi
Turbulent weeks for Jos couple whose newborn baby was abducted
Venezuela enjoys Nigerian solidarity – Vice President Istúriz
Media exaggerates Nigeria-Ghana issues – Bawa
Latest Nigeria-Ghana row: The inside story
Groups call for Bulama as APC National Secretary
Courts must decide on Atiku’s petition considering foreign reports – PDP BoT
Super Eagles hunt for fourth AFCON title in Egypt
Abubakar Balarabe: I am still angry I was dropped from Algiers ’90 Super Eagles squad
Del Potro out of Wimbledon after another kneecap fracture
OPEC, others commend Buhari for appointing Kyari NNPC GMD
Governor Mohammed reiterates his support to fight corruption
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
Letter to President Buhari
DPO nabbed over murder of girlfriend’s maid in Katsina
Police arrest 5 suspected armed bandits, recover IED in Anambra
Operation puff adder: 122 suspected criminals arrested in Kano
Botswana University reduces fees for Nigerians
Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic Bauchi matriculates 5,000 students
FG direct schools on immediate implementation of history study
Extradition: Sen. Buruji Kashamu to know fate on July 2
AGF resumes Goje’s prosecution over alleged N6.6bn fraud
Applicant begs for leniency after pleading guilty.

The Sun

Nothing can make me cry except food –Nkechi Blessing
Proposed vigilante group: Steer clear of Igboland, Ohanaeze, IPOB, MASSOB warn Miyetti Allah
We ‘re now equipped to battle insurgency in Nigeria – Chief of Air Staff
Miyetti Allah’s vigilance group in South East, insult to Ndigbo – Group
June 12: How Kingibe betrayed Abiola, Falae, Yar’adua –Sule Lamido
We worked for Abiola, June 12, while in Abacha’s government – Ebenezer Babatope
Tinubu is Southwest’s choice for 2023 presidency – Ex-Minister, Ogunlewe
FG orders schools to begin immediate teaching of history study
Gov. Makinde inaugurates 10-man advisory council
North needs education to get out of poverty, insecurity –Prof. Bogoro
Buhari assents to mutual assistance in criminal matters law
Egba traditional council rejects Amosun’s Obas
Nigeria open for business, Osinbajo assures French investors
NEPC, Shoprite partnership will boost Nigerian export –Awolowo
Nigeria bags chairman of ILO Govt. Group for 2019-2020
Africa records $997.9bn trade in 2018 –Afreximbank
Africa records $997.9bn in merchandise trade in 2018 – Afreximbank
AFCON 2019: SuperSport names Okocha, Yobo pundits
…LaLiga “interactive space” in Cairo
Etebo: We’re not afraid of Egypt, Senegal
AFCON 2019: Burundi can shock Nigeria – Berahino
Barcelona to play Arsenal in friendly at Nou Camp
Trinidad and Tobago to host 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games
France 2019 Round of 16 Fixtures
CAF to allow teams observe water breaks
Super Eagles begin quest for 4th African glory in Egypt
I’ve not eaten eba in 6 years – Mikel
Women’s World Cup: Falcons’ll take fight to Germany- Dennerby
Women’s World Cup: We’re up against tough Nigeria – German coach
No man can intimidate me –Sege Bongo, singer
Nigerian designer, Yvonne Nwosu quits smoking
Nollywood stars back Runsewe, slam Bobrisky
All set for Pencil Unbroken comedy show
After what I went through, I knew it’s not easy to be a mother –Stephanie Okereke
It is well with the righteous
What if your partner’s parents don’t like you?
In the boardroom with Asue Ighodalo, Chairman, Sterling bank Plc co-founder Banwo & Ighodalo: ‘You can go to jail as a board member’
Beyond June 12 Democracy Day
Help, parrot has swallowed this week’s article meant for my column
What you should know about small-minded people
Close shave with death
Day of culture
Runsewe bags culture and tourism man of year award
Casper & Gambini’s A good idea of an evening timeout


I’m not against creation of state police — El-Rufai
Oshiomhole asks IGP to seal off Bauchi House of Assembly
Angry family members attack doctor, nurses at UCH over death
BREAKING: PDP caucus elects Chinda Reps minority leader
Army begins local production of tactical vehicles
Ban on Almajiri not immediate — Presidency
Nigeria Force ready to demystify insurgency ― Air Force chief
Kaduna govt to nurture 500 secondary school girls as entrepreneurs ― Officias
Ex-minister’s son recounts experience at kidnappers’ hands
Buhari operating Nigeria in an atmosphere of impunity —Falana
Insecurity: Governors demand NEC level security committee
An industry expert should be made ICT Minister —Teniola

The Guardian

Bauchi, Edo Assemblies drama, a descent into rascality, says Azinge
FG direct schools on immediate implementation of History study
Ohanaeze, others reject proposal for Fulani vigilante in Southeast
Buhari signs bill seeking foreign assistance to recover proceeds of crime
Gratuities are tax exempted, says tax tribunal
Ebola Scare: FG directs all port health services to heighten surveillance
Lagos government parades LASTMA officers over extortion
Afenifere urges collective effort to tackle insecurity in SouthWest
Calabar: Fuel crisis worsens as IPMAN leadership tussle persists
Eagles on the march again, meets Burundi today
Barca Academy grooming future football stars from Nigeria
Nigeria’s best stars gather in Abuja for CBN Senior Tennis Tournament
Falcons will take the fight to Germany, says Dennerby
Eagles braced for tough Burundi test, says Ighalo
Bring the cup back home, Saraki urges Super Eagles
Minority can never preside over majority in a democracy, insists Oshiomhole
Skiibii’s Miraculous Career Resurrection
2 hours ago Music
Banko Steps In as GM, Sony Music West Africa
Three Flavourful Coconut Dishes You Must Try
Safety Experts Seek Inclusion, Protection Of Children With Special Needs
‘I Consider Women In Nigeria, Especially In Rural Areas, Very Vulnerable’
‘I’m a firm believer in starting small and dreaming very big’
Safety Experts Seek Inclusion, Protection Of Children With Special Needs
Etiquettes Are Essential For Your Child
Mentoring is the new goldmine towards youth empowerment
Mercy Johnson set to launch New Kitchen talk show
RAW trains youths on practical skills to enhance employability
Drug abuse: Winner emerges in 2019 monster hit Story contest
Skiibii’s Miraculous Career Resurrection
Banko Steps In as GM, Sony Music West Africa
Nigeria’s Music Industry Revenue To Hit $50Million By 2020
Femi Koya… Homeboy Returns With Heavy Beats


Femi Otedola Moves On
OIC Summit: No Applause For Buhari
REVEALED: How Politicians Hijacked INEC Officials, Compromised Military
Death Didn’t Stop Ojukwu, Ademulegun
MILITANTS TO BUHARI: Pay 13% Derivation Fund To N’Delta Communities, Not To Govs
Masquerade: When Ancestors Visit The Living
How I’ve Managed To Strike Balance Between Music And Marriage — D’banj
I’ve Three Wives, 11 Children: Kidnap Suspect Boasts Of His Success
Thank God For Thailand
Falcons Eye Upset Win Against Germany
“Our Search For Youth Empowerment Cut Across The World”
Family Battles LASG Over Millennium Housing Project
Ariya Repete 2019: Lagos Auditions Yield Winners, As Show Goes
Drug Abuse: Winner Emerges In 2019 ‘Monster Hit Story Contest’
Discordant Tunes Trail EU, IRI, NDI Post-2019 Election Reports
Adekunle Abdul On A Mission
Prophet Nosa Marks Milestone
NGO Advocates Focus On Children With Special Needs
Gunmen Kill 18 Persons In Fresh Attacks In Zamfara — Monarch
2Okowa Battles Flood In Asaba As Water Hyacinths Overrun Egbema Kingdom
AFCON: FG urges Eagles, Falcons to make Nigeria proud
No immediate Ban on Almajiri – PRESIDENCY
I’m ashamed of Obaseki’s role in Edo Assembly Crisis – Oshiomhole
[Breaking] Nations Cup: Salah’s Egypt see off Zimbabwe in 2019 AFCON opener
2019 AFCON: Femi Kuti, others thrill at colourful opening ceremony in Cairo
Goalkeepers at FIFA Women’s World Cup will not be booked for stepping off line during shootouts, IFAB says
AFCON: Ex Rangers midfielder urges Super Eagles to be resilient, aggressive in attack
Ariya Repete 2019: Lagos auditions yield winners, as show goes
Drug Abuse: winner emerges in 2019 ‘Monster Hit Story Contest’
Working with Hugh Masekela has been helpful to my music – Femi Ogunkoya
Important first date tips for ladies ― Olajide Tope
Traffic law enforcement: LASTMA allays fears of motorists
Ebola: FG directs ports officials to heighten surveillance
“Our search for youth empowerment cut across the world”


Northern, Southern Leaders Demand Urgent Amendment Of Electoral Law
Islamic Scholars Back FG On Proscription Of Almajiri
Relief As Eye Centre Patients Regain Sight
Cameroon Players Refuse To Board Plane For AFCON
COREN Accredits 16 Engineering Courses In Six Universities
GEJ Initiative Hails PMB Over NFIU, Local Govt Autonomy
Trump ‘Pulls Back After Approving Strikes’ After Drone Downing
AfDB Creates £400m Fintech Fund To Boost Financial Inclusion
Giving Boost To Nigerian Agriculture
NSE Mentors Students In Engineering Profession
Collaborate To Reposition Power Sector, Expert Charges CBN, NERC
PMB Signs Mutual Assistance In Criminal Matters Bill
FG To Restore Polluted Rivers Communities
PDP Condemns Invasion Of Ishaku’s Residence
Oshiomhole Reads Riot Act To Bauchi Gov
Int’l Bodies, Stakeholders Task SEC Over Feud With Oando PLC
TETFund As Lifeline For Tertiary Institutions
Giving Boost To Nigerian Agriculture NSE Mentors Students In Engineering Profession
Collaborate To Reposition Power Sector, Expert Charges CBN, NERC
PMB Signs Mutual Assistance In Criminal Matters Bill
FG To Restore Polluted Rivers Communities
Int’l Bodies, Stakeholders Task SEC Over Feud With Oando PLC
Trading Reverses Negative Mood, Indices Up 0.29%
Afreximbank Supports Intra-Regional Trade With $25bn
French Car Maker PSA Opens $630m Plant In Morocco
Dollar Heads For Big Weekly Loss, Political Tensions Briefly Boost Yen Global Airlines Change Flight Paths As Iran Downs U.S. Drone
PDP Condemns Invasion Of Ishaku’s Residence
Oshiomhole Reads Riot Act To Bauchi Gov
APC Rejects Edo, Bauchi Assembly Inaugurations
France 2019: We’ll Take Battle To Germany – Super Falcons
AFCON 2019: How High Can The Super Eagles Fly?
Confident Super Eagles Begin AFCON Campaign Today
Qatari Emir To Visit Pakistan – Foreign Ministry
German Coach: We Are Up Against A Strong Nigeria
‘Lampard Will Regret It Forever If He Snubs Chelsea’ – Bosnich
Nigerian Designer, Yvonne Nwosu Quits Smoking
EDITORIAL: As 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations Kicks-off In Egypt
TETFund As Lifeline For Tertiary Institutions
UNICAL: Blazing The Trail In Academic Excellence
GEJ Initiative Hails Buhari Over Local Govt Autonomy
NAF Graduates 26 Pilots From Ab-initio Flying Training
FG Pledges To Actualise Health Protection Programme
N19.8bn NASS Welcome Package Morally Preposterous – ACF
Travelling With Declared Lost Passport Attracts 10 Years Imprisonment – NIS
Ganduje Woos Investors To Kano
Supreme Court Sacks Niger, Edo Reps
A/Ibom Decries High Maternal, Child pDisease Ranking
ANDP Condemns Media Attack On Buratai
Customer Satisfaction Is Priority – Dalung
Examining The Outcome Of Trump, Trudeau Meeting

New Telegraph

N6bn fraud: Court again adjourns Sen. Goje’s case until July 4T
Ondo guber: Akeredolu in hot race for second term ticket
Nsima seeks to amend petition again at Tribunal
APC used Kashamu to ruin PDP’s chances in Ogun –Ogundele
LASTMA OFFICIAL: Attack on our personnel by 7up workers will show it’s no longer business as usual
Eagles set to feast on Burundi
Aisha Buhari: Call Me First Lady
Eagles, beware of minnows in Egypt
Namibian High Commissioner visits New Telegraph
Police arrest over 22 kidnap suspects, rescue 7 victims in Abia
FG’s plan to proscribe Almajiris is long term –Presidency
Top players to watch at 2019 AFCON
Police arrest over 22 kidnap suspects, rescue 7 victims in Abia
ACF faults alleged N19.8bn welcome pay for Assembly members
Tribunal re-orders service of subpoena on Niger gov’s father, NYSC, others
Develop technology to eradicate poverty, experts tell Buhari
Kuwaiti national: How I was defrauded of $4.8m fraud
Monarch confers chieftaincy title on ex-Osun Speaker
OSCOTECH ex-Students proffer solution to insecurity in Nigeria
A’Ibom: Nsima Ekere’s Petition Ammendment Flops at Tribunal
Tonto Dikeh not icon of Nollywood, she’s immoral –Grace Ama
The Bling Lagosians to hit cinemas on June 28
Simi launches her record company, Studio Brat
I block people who speak negatively about D’banj – Don Jazzy
UNICEF: Nigeria loses N455bn annually to poor sanitation, open defecation

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