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News Headlines Jun 21, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Tinubu: If My VP Nominee Decides to Step Down Within Timeframe, That’ll Be No Breach
•Says consultation with Buhari, others ongoing •Place holder a Nigerian invention with no foothold
Fuel Scarcity: IPMAN Faults PPMC, Says Sale of PMS at N165 No Longer Sustainable
State Govts Not Subservient to FG, Says Body of Attorneys-General
News in Photographs: Ekiti Governor-elect, Oyebanji, Visits Buhari in State House
Buhari to Oyebanji: You Must Be Magnanimous in Victory
Buhari Tasks Organised Private Sector on Job Creation
Gbemisola Saraki Backs NPA on Reconstruction of TinCan Port’s Quay Wall
COVID-19: 19% Eligible Nigerians Vaccinated, Says FG
Obaseki Assures Improved Security, Insists Ban on Motorcycles in City Centre…
2023: Orubebe Quits PDP, Says Party Not Ready to Return
FG Inaugurates 33-Kilometre Road Linking Jigawa-Yobe States
Opportunity Cost of Nigeria’s Trade and Industrial Protectionist Policies
Stock Market Down N550.62bn on Profit-taking in Dangote Cement, 30 Others
African Refiners Alert on Impending Impact of Funding Withdrawal for Oil…
Amid Record Low Production, Nigeria’s Oil Rigs Count Remains Unchanged
Wreck Removal: NIMASA to Conduct Post Impact Assessment on Badagry Creek
Oyebanji’s Victory Has Put To Rest Succession Jinx In Ekiti
APC Intensifies Search for Tinubu’s Running Mate
Obasanjo’s Philanthropy as Building Blocks of Sustainable Development
Nigeria Needs Pacesetters, Not Placeholders
Eto’o Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud to Avoid Prison
Nigeria Customs Crowned Winners of 2022 Mark D’Ball Men’s Championship
N’Forest Target Awoniyi with £17.5m Club Transfer Record
NFF Election: FG Warns Against Tenure Elongation
2022 MILO Secondary Schools’ Basketball Finals Holds June 30
TUESDAY EDITORIAL THE PENSION OF RETIRED WORKERS
Running Mate, Dummy Mate
African Refiners Alert on Impending Impact of Funding Withdrawal for Oil Projects
Rebellion At the Apex Court
All Eyes on OPEC+ as Output Cuts Expire in August
Akosa-Eghebi: Digital Marketing is Important for Talents, Businesses Growth
SEC Reiterates Commitment to Financial Inclusion Drive
Google Celebrates Small Businesses in Africa with Scholarships
CardinalStone Securities Executes Largest Block Deal in Nigerian Capital Market
EKO Disco Pledges Improved Service Delivery as Customers Lament Poor Power Supply
NIMN Inducts Exposé Marketing Solutions MD as Fellow
Agriculture Devt: Mastercard Foundation, IITA Targets Increased Youth Participation
FAO Unveils 9 Year Strategic Framework to Combat Climate Change
TERAWORK Launches Mobile App to Help Businesses Hire Top Talents
FITC Launches Banking Survey Report on Financial Habits of Millennials
WFP Conference to Combat Looming Global Food Crisis
International Breweries Opens Kickstart Application Portal for Young Entrepreneurs
Champion Breweries Posts N1.73bn Profit as Revenue Soars
Eterna Plans Expansion into Aviation Fuel, LPG Marketing

The Nation

Nasarawa PDP flag-bearer picks running-mate
Lawan contested Yobe North primary, says Adamu
Petrol marketers increase pump price amid scarcity
Abdulsalami stable in UK, says Presidency
Governor-elect disputes Ekiti vote-buying claim
Buhari celebrates ABUAD for making top positions in national,…
Direct flights between Nigeria, Miami likely soon, says U.S Govt
Unity schools: Lagos, FCT, Anambra lead in common entrance exam…
INEC loses bid to stop voter registration June 30
Atiku/Okowa ticket: Orubebe resigns from PDP
Buhari congratulates Ize-Iyamu at 60
Nigeria needs new leadership culture, says Osinbajo
Osinachi’s mum, sister link singer’s death to widower
Soldier kills petrol attendant in Minna
I faked my kidnap, says lady
Bank official, four others held in foiled robbery
Police kill kidnap suspect on Benin-Lagos Expressway
Train attack victims ill, bitten by snakes
We’ve arrested 17,647 drug offenders, jailed 2,369,
Gunmen demand N100m to free 36 abducted worshipers
Fan milk to commission model dairy farm in Ogun
Firm introduces Coolbox technology to Lagos butchers, others
‘There is need to decarbonise cities’
Vitapur gets SON’s certification
Nobody can buy Osun voters – Davido
Kizz Daniel announces ‘Buga’ video release date
Wizkid breaks billboard records

The Punch

Sexual misconduct: OAU, UNIABUJA dismiss four profs, 14 others
Federal commission guards brutalise blind jobseekers, several hospitalised
Ekiti Amotekun nabs suspected kidnapper, victim identifies suspect
Ekiti: SDP decides on legal option today
Scarcity hits Lagos, Abuja, fuel sells N180/litre as NNPC cuts supplies
Put Adamawa gov candidate on notice, court tells Ribadu
What makes ‘democracy day’ a sideshow
Presidential poll: Interim running mates risky, ex-INEC chiefs warn APC, LP
Under Buhari, over 3,478 killed, 2,256 abducted in seven months –Reports
News
Nigerian airlines, others to lose $700m in 2022 – IATA
Negotiation committee waiting for FG, say ASUU, SSANU
‘Stingy’ comment: Mbaka remains my priest, says Peter Obi
Oyo police foil planned bank robbery, nab banker, female suspect
150 widows beg Anambra Reps candidate to ‘marry’ them
Soldier kills fuel station attendant in Niger
Scarcity hits Lagos, Abuja, fuel sells N180/litre as NNPC cuts supplies
TinCan port reflects decades of neglect – FG
Nigerian airlines, others to lose $700m in 2022 – IATA
Ekiti: SDP decides on legal option today
Put Adamawa gov candidate on notice, court tells Ribadu
Court stops INEC from ending voter registration June 30
We have no problem with our hosts, no attack on Igbo collecting PVCs –Aguene, Lagos Ndigbo President
Monetisation of politics discourages women – WIMBIZ
FG directs NFF to hold elections, amend statutes
CAF Awards to hold July 21
Stay at Napoli, ex-international, Obodo, tells Osimhen
Gang beating: Report yourself, Ogun police order singer Portable
My ex-husband was a clearing agent, not movie marketer – Iyabo Ojo
Burna Boy: Obi Cubana addresses club shooting, sympathises with victims
Burna Boy: Nigerians fault Lagos club’s silence on shooting
Singer Magixx justifies labelling Wizkid’s song ‘stupid’
Editorial: Tackle illegal miners devastating Osun, Ekiti
How to alleviate the looming global hunger crisis
All that jazz about fuji music
Confederacy option booting

Leadership

Worse Energy Crisis Looms Over Global Supply Shortfall
85 Days After Kaduna Train Attack: 50 Remaining Hostages Threatened By Snakes, Scorpions, 9 Feared Dead
Adamu Evasive Over Lawan, Akpabio’s Senatorial Tickets
Osinachi Was Treated Like Animal By Her Husband, Sister Tells Court
Gombe Landing Field Fit For 2022 Hajj Airlift – NCAA
NDLEA Arrests 345 Suspected Drugs Addicts In Katsina
Diabetes: Experts Harp On Preventive Measures
Hijab: Kwara Muslim Students Seek Compensation For Victim
7 Years After Opposing Buhari’s Election, Orubebe Joins APC
2023: Pam Enjoins Christians To Obtain PVCs
Ekiti Governorship Election: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Ekiti Gov’ship Poll: Gov-elect, Oyebanji, Denies Vote-buying Allegation
APC Chieftain Calls For Genuine Reconciliation In Rivers
FIRS Lacks Power To Recover Unremitted Taxes From Us, States Declare

The Sun

Kaduna churches attack: Bandits demand N100m ransom on kidnapped 36 worshipers
Gunmen bomb Imo market, scores injured, vehicles burnt
Fuel scarcity gets messier as depot run out of stock
Abia Police parade 2 for murder of woman, selling of her 11-month-old baby
Pension fraud: We’ve blocked all loopholes –Uzodimma’s aide
NECO releases Unity Schools’ exam results
17,647 drug offenders, 10 barons arrested in 17 months –Marwa
WASSCE 2022: Police arrest female supervisor, husband in Lagos
Gunmen bomb Imo market, scores injured, vehicles burnt
Abia approves N30m for community electricity project
Buhari hails Afe Babalola varsity’s global ranking
Avoid hasty conclusion in your quest for Yoruba nation, Olubadan tells Igboho
Court stops INEC from ending voters’ registration
UK faults Ekiti election, decries vote buying
Running mate: Cleric urges Tinubu to consider proficiency, not religion
Ekiti guber: Politics, intrigues, winning factors
Atiku’s running mate: Delta APC, PDP bicker on SMBLF’s stance on Okowa’s choice
US wants direct flights to commence between Nigeria, Miami
FG to demolish Customs building for rail connectivity at Apapa port
Minister visits Tin Can Island Port, reaffirms NPA’s position for quay reconstruction
Gas now weapon of war in Europe, cash cow for Africa –Sylva
NGX, CIS, NGCL to host stakeholders on sustainable initiatives in ETDs
WAFU B U17 semi final clash: Eaglets go for broke against Junior Elephants
Nigeria Customs crowned kings of Mark D’ Ball Men’s champion
12 schools battle for Nestle Milo Basketball Championship glory
Kidnappers demand N250m to free Sani Toro
Taiwo Awoniyi lands N8.9b Nottingham deal
Dare applauds Amusan’s African record breaking feat
Toro’s abductors lower ransom to N30m, associates fear his health
Why I pulled out of AWCON-Oparanozie
NFF confirms Super Falcons friendly with Japan
Kida congratulates Brown, Ime Udoka over NBA heroics
North East Basketball Zonal Championship impresses Usman
President Buhari directs NFF to hold elections in Sept
Party delegates, money and election outcomes
Umu Chukwu, Ebubeagu and UGM
Democracy faces ambush from party leaders
What worked for Okowa
Orjiako calls for review of nation’s education curriculum
El-Rufai reveals rot inherited by administration in education sector
Dare applauds Amusan’s African record breaking feat
Private school in Abia offers over 80 students scholarship
Buhari begs private sector to provide jobs for Nigerians
6 PhD, 169 others graduate from PTS
Corruption allegations rock Odumegwu Ojukwu Teaching Hospital
Why I left my comfort zone in America –Dikko
Hijab: Ripples over Supreme Court ruling
Orjiako calls for review of nation’s education curriculum
El-Rufai reveals rot inherited by administration in education sector
Private school in Abia offers over 80 students scholarship
US wants direct flights to commence between Nigeria, Miami
FG declares war on saboteurs of NSIP
International Friendship League celebrates Kumuyi
Court stops INEC from ending voters’ registration
UK faults Ekiti election, decries vote buying
Jubilation as Nsukka gets another medical school
Training solutions outfit appoints partner
Abia approves N30m for community electricity project
Ekiti guber: Politics, intrigues, winning factors
Buhari hails Afe Babalola varsity’s global ranking
Atiku’s running mate: Delta APC, PDP bicker on SMBLF’s stance on Okowa’s choice
Delta: Obielum, Ochor, Onyeme, Tilije jostle for PDP running mate
Orjiako calls for review of nation’s education curriculum

Daily Trust

Abdulsalami Out Of London Hospital
Former Head of State, General
Lull In Ministries As Buhari Yet To Replace Amaechi, Onu, Others
A Link Between Self-Defence And Free Flow Of Firearms In Nigeria
Why INEC Should Extend Voter Registration
Commercialisation Of The Nigeria Police Force
EDITORIAL: Make The Electoral Offences Desk Work
Mutilated Female Corpse, 2 Dead Animals Found On Dump In Abuja
2 Break Into Ibadan Church, Steal Fans, TV, Others
16-Year-Old Boy Lured Me Into Homosexuality – Man
FCTA Plans Another Demolition In Mpape, Cites High Crime Rate
Court Remands Nurse For Causing Patient’s Death
Gunmen Kidnap Plateau Chief
FCT NUT Chair Killed In Auto Crash
1,000 Benefit From Free Health Outreach In Abuja Community
Man To Die By Hanging In Ogun For Killing Wife’s ‘Lover’
I Was Deceived Into Joining Cultism – Suspect
Rainstorm Claims 3 Lives, Destroys Houses In Katsina
Gunmen Kill Herder, Abduct Another In Abuja
Kaduna Recorded 5 Deaths, 34 Fire Outbreaks In May
People With Disabilities Call For Inclusiveness
197 Re-Apply For Waste Collection In Oyo
Funding For N67trn Oil Projects Threatened In Nigeria – Refiners
Unions Demand Appointment Of Accountant General In-House
How We Grew Rainoil From N300,000 In 25 Years – Ogbechie
Saraki Calls For Reconstruction Of Tin-Can Island Port
Economy: Experts Propose Ways To Accelerate Private Sector Growth
Meta Launches Digital Training For 1,500 NPOs
Online Marketplace Moves To Redefine Logistics Biz
Samsung Cries Out Over ‘Unauthorised Representation’
FG To Demolish Customs Scanner Stalling Rail Connectivity To Ports
Passengers Groan Over Skeletal Operation Of Kaduna Airport
Could Implants That Deliver Drugs By App Replace Daily Pills?
Coordinated Wholesale Centres Key To Eliminating Fake Medicines — PCN
Mass Exodus Looms As Orubebe, Afegbua Dump PDP
Kano Assembly Elects New Dep Speaker
Ribadu Vs Binani: Court Adjourns Case To June 29
APC Chieftain Tasks Ekiti Gov-Elect On Performance
Tinubu’s Running Mate: Malami Remains Best Option – N/East APC Group
2023: INEC Gives Kwara PDP 48 Hours To Retract ‘Malicious Statement’
‘Why I’m Challenging Gov Ishaku For Taraba South Senatorial Seat’
2023: Northern Christian Youths Root For Lalong As Tinubu’s Running Mate
Media Practitioners Must Hold Govt Accountable – Maiyaki
No More Hide And Seek As Buhari Orders Pinnick To Organise 2022 NFF Elections
Nigerians Seek National Peace Through Sports
Nigeria Customs Crowned Kings, As 2022 Mark D Ball Men’s Championship Ends
WAFU B U17: Eaglets Go For Broke Against Junior Elephants In Semi Final Clash
Eto’o Pleads Guilty For €3.88m Tax Fraud To Avoid Jail Term
Rüdiger Unveiled As New Real Madrid Player
Kaduna Train Attack: Some Victims Have Been Bitten By Snakes, Says Negotiator
2023: ‘Placeholder’ Has No Place In Our Constitution – INEC
2023: Tinubu Kicks As Atiku Mocks Him Over ‘Dummy’ Running Mate
Bandits Gun Down Herdsman In Abuja
Motorists Lament As Fuel Queues Resurface In Lagos
APC Ticket: I Poured Out My Heart When I Felt There Was Gang-Up Against Me – Tinubu
Funding For N67trn Oil Projects Threatened In Nigeria – Refiners
Unions Demand Appointment Of Accountant General In-House
A Link Between Self-Defence And Free Flow Of Firearms In Nigeria
Why INEC Should Extend Voter Registration
Commercialisation Of The Nigeria Police Force
Akpabio, Lawan And The Doctrine Of Perpetual Relevance
Of Yaman’s Debt Gaffe And PDP’s Shock-Jocks

Vanguard

2023: Learn from Abiola’s mistake, CAN advises APC, Tinubu
Falana writes Gbajabiamila, demands information on Electoral Offences Commission Bill
The era of lame-duck is here
Segun Oni and lessons of the Ekiti guber election
Strike: We’re waiting for govt’s reply to our presentation — ASUU
Reality of impending crisis over growing impunity within APC
Minister visits Tin Can Port, restates FG’s plans to reconstruct Quay
The world and Nigeria’s 2023 elections
Never abscond; Nasarawa State board warns Christian pilgrims
Equities market opens week with N550bn loss
Court stops INEC from ending voter registration
Buhari hails Afe Babalola as ABUAD ranked best in Nigeria, 400th globally
Ex-Lagos commissioner, Orekoya celebrates Tinubu victory on return to Lagos
Nigeria set to make gospel music history as 5th Dimension raises 1,000 singers
2023: Lagos Assembly urges Nigerians to get PVCs
Alleged Rape: Police confirm arrest of Nollywood actor in Akwa Ibom
First batch of Christian pilgrims move to Jordan after 4 days in Israel – NCPC
Ekiti Polls: I didn’t witness vote buying by APC – Biodun Oyebanji
Concession: Sirika, aviation stakeholders visit Istanbul, Brasilia airports
Ize-Iyamu At 60: Showers of grace
Insecurity: Complaints galore as Soludo orders recertification of transport operatives in Anambra
2023: Rumble brews in Ebonyi PDP over gov candidate
Police in Edo kill suspected kidnapper along Benin-Lagos expressway
Gas: Nigeria, partners push for early take-off of $13bn TSGP
Why FG can’t intervene in rising cost of diesel, aviation fuel – Sylva
Police evacuate dismembered body of unidentified female discovered by residents in Kubwa
Afreximbank appoints Kanayo Awani VP
Stop asking if I will stop acting — Bob-Manuel Udokwu
NDLEA: Youths constitute 90% of arrested drug offenders in Katsina
Nottingham agree club record transfer fee for Awoniyi
Orubebe dumps PDP, remains mum on next political move
Place holder: INEC must assert its independence – PDP
You must return your son to office as Governor, Oyetola challenges kinsmen
2023: ‘Vision, not money ‘ll decide Nigeria’s next president’
2022: 1.9m voters will determine Osun’s next Governor — REC
2023: ‘Vision, not money ‘ll decide Nigeria’s next president’
Peter Obi, Labour Party ‘ll win 2023 general election — Zamfara
2023 Elections: No one can buy my integrity – INEC REC tells politicians
2023 Elections: ‘No one can buy our integrity’ — INEC boasts, tells politicians
He makes us forget our worries, say visually-impaired students of blind UNILAG music graduate
Kidnapped train passengers vomiting blood, may die from snake bites — Mamu
Kidnapping: Police arrest 87 suspects, rescue 20 victims in Adamawa
How Arabic teacher allegedly assaulted 9 Islamic pupils sexually in Lagos – Nurse
Fuel queues return to Lagos as IPMAN members shut stations
Please, help me, let the truth come out — Late Osinachi’s mum begs court
Police summon ‘Portable’ over viral video of jungle justice
BBNaija: How I stopped fl*rting with other housemates, fought to keep friendship with WhiteMoney — Queen
Club shooting: Victim demands CCTV footage after eyewitness said she approached Burna Boy for selfie
FG borrowing from bonds market declines 73.6% to N600bn
Investment in FGN Savings Bonds rise 53% to N7.5trn
President Buhari directs NFF to hold elections in September, amend statutes
Int’l Friendly: Super Falcons to face Japan in Kobe
Ronaldo’s staff crashes his £1.7m Bugatti Veyron
WAFU B U17: Eaglets go for broke against Junior Elephants in semi final clash
EDITORIAL: Buhari’s 2023 election pledge

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