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News Headlines Jul 1, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

How Kanu’s arrest will affect peace, security in Southeast
Between Dikko and Kanu
If your vote flowers with trauma…
Zuma is an example of a wider problem of access to justice
Many myths about mental disorder
Our youths and drugs: Letter to President Buhari
Buhari hijacks APC
Ayo Ajibade at 80
The ‘crate’ diplomacy
On Ekiti rice revolution
Asari Dokubo’s vow and fall of Nnamdi Kanu
It’s time to restructure JAMB/UTME
Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest and matters arising
Articulated disasters
Not good enough
Bello: An embodiment of loyalty @ 60
Plaudits for Lagos Environment Commissioner
Bello @ 60: Buhari, Tinubu celebrate ‘technocrat, administrator’
PDP leaders protest at National Assembly over Onochie’s nomination for INEC’s job
Religious leaders should pray for Nigeria, says cleric
Defections: APC senators grow to 70
Tinubu welcomes Zamfara governor to progressives family
71-year-old is UNILAG’s best Ph.D graduate
Gates Foundation earmarks $2.1b for gender equality in Nigeria, others
Six states owing N1.8b for exams, says NECO
VIDEO: How FG re-arrested IPOB’s leader Nnamdi Kanu, by AGF Malami
TIMELINE of Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest, trial
Defection: Wike queries Matawalle’s integrity, credibility
How Kanu ran IPOB from abroad
TAMPAN ban: How Princess turned a deaf ear to my advice, by Iya Rainbow
FRSC to auction unclaimed vehicles in A’Ibom
‘APC’s electoral successes based on public trust, integrity’
Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of Nigeria Footballer in UK
Reps urge ministry of power to provide substation in Osun
Sanwo-Olu felicitates Tunji Bello at 60
Davido’s close associate, Obama DMW laid to rest
Bill seeking to amend ITF Act passes 2nd reading at Senate
ACF: North sitting on time bomb waiting to explode
APC South South reconciliation committee submits report
PDP storms NASS, protests Onochie’s nomination as INEC Commissioner
EFCC seeks order to play video evidence in courtroom against ex-NNPC GMD
Reps shut down motion to reopen borders
$151m Paris Club refund: Why I reported Abia to EFCC, by Witness
Sanwo-Olu re-launches ‘Jigi-Bola’ for 250,000 residents
FG tasks NSIP monitors on service delivery
LASU student gets 21 years for rape
IGP pledges better policing system
Many institutions issuing fake certificates for NYSC mobilisation, says Oloyede
PDP optimistic of victory in 2023, in spite of governors defection
Wike threatens to depose monarchs, chairmen extorting contractors
Reps pass N329bn budget for FCT
How Nnamdi Kanu was arrested, whisked to Abuja
UTME: We didn’t reschedule another exam for candidates – JAMB
Ex-Lagos Island Vice chair remanded over alleged cocaine export
PIB: Senate summons NNPC’s GMD Kyari
Funke Akindele-Bello: The road to fame, fortune
FG approves payment of outstanding pension liabilities
IPOB confirms Kanu’s ‘abduction’, warns against maltreatment
We’re Nigeria’s problem, not ethnicity, religion – Buhari
Wike, Amaechi: Unending rift in Rivers
Super TV chief’s murder: We cannot deny Chidinma, says UNILAG
Alleged fraud: FG files charge against Dana CEO, Ranesh
House confirms Maj.-Gen. Yahaya as Army Chief
Banks to lend NNPC $3.9b for equity in Dangote Refinery
Messi breaks into all-time int’l scorers top 10
Illegal importation, sale of firearms to attract N5m fine, three years imprisonment
Umahi sacks all zonal Education Supervisors in Ebonyi
Reps to probe non-payment of non-regular allowances of Army personnel
Nnamdi Kanu was arrested in Kenya, younger brother claims
Bella Shmurda bags university degree
Bandits invade Osun community, injure residents
Sanwo-Olu demonstrates love to 50 less privileged
Why Immigration extended timeline for passport re-issue, by Comptroller General
Lagos Assembly to establish organ transplant dept
Court remands suspected abductors of Ekiti monarch
Abducted husband of slain pregnant woman regains freedom
Nigerians to lose 77.1m treatments as UK withdraws £150m tropical diseases funding
Hollantex: A brand in the spotlight!
Drug abuse killing our youths, says Diri
Bill Gates commits $2.1b for gender equality in Nigeria, others
Ex-warlords warn against ‘shortchanging’ Urhobos in constitution of NDDC board
BREAKING: Bandits attack Ganduje’s convoy, injure three policemen
Buhari celebrates Tunji Bello at 60
IPMAN restates commitment to fight crude oil theft, tankers’ menace
Anambra poll: Native doctor emerges PRP guber candidate
Nigeria has good health care system, says Uche Ogbodo
Anambra guber: APC yet to submit name of candidate – INEC
Report of disqualification of Anambra APC primaries a ruse – INEC
UPDATED: Senate okays N74.78bn for Police Trust Fund
Rivers Assembly bans consultants from collecting income tax
71-year old, 15,752 others graduate from UNILAG
UPDATED: PDP protests at National Assembly over Onochie’s nomination as INEC commissioner
Reps to investigate misconduct by real estate developers in FCT
I will give recommendations to those aspiring to become president – Putin
UPDATED: Three Zamfara PDP Senators, Nwaoboshi defect to APC
JUST IN: Traditionalist/Muslim clash: Police detain Osun masquerades’ custodian, Chief Esuleke
Tiwa Savage, Abdulmalik mourn Davido’s late aide, Obama DMW
Buhari congratulates China on 100th anniversary of Communist Party
Supplementary budget scales second reading in House of Reps
A’Ibom 2023: The search for the people’s Governor

The Punch

We’re seeking explanation from FG on Kanu’s arrest, says Britain
CITN drafts plans for FG to tax global tech companies
Youth unemployment, a time bomb in North – ACF
NBA faults planned Land Use Act review, SANs say move suspicious
Why we’ve not taken Super TV CEO’s suspected killer to court – Police
Bill Cosby freed from prison
UK to provide assistance for Nnamdi Kanu
Grieving mother knocks FCT school, alleges 14-year-old daughter died after defilement
Ex-Lagos LG boss remanded for alleged drug trafficking
We’ll sanction errant officer over bizman’s bleeding wife – LASTMA
CITN drafts plans for FG to tax global tech companies
Lawmakers probe sharp practices by Abuja estate developers
FG has ordered payment of outstanding arears – PenCom
NNPC saves $1bn on petrol imports, says Kyari
Secondus, others storm Senate over Onochie, threaten sacking defecting legislators
LG poll: Lagos APC sets-up reconciliation committees
PRP picks herbalist as candidate for Anambra gov poll
Zamfara Rep dumps PDP, others yet to announce
We’ve not recognised any AFN faction – WA
Rotterdam best player award excites Okoye
Shut up and work, Dare tells Rohr
Finidi denies receiving FG house gift


INEC: PDP Protest At NASS Over Onochie’s Nomination
FG Seeks Justice For Nigerian Footballer, Igweani, Killed In UK
$151m Paris Club Refund: Why I Petitioned EFCC Against Abia Govt – Witness
71-year-old Emerges Best PhD Graduate At UNILAG Convocation
2023: Ex-Kogi Gov, Idris, Endorses Bala Mohammed For Presidency
Senate Approves N74.773bn Budget For Police Trust Fund
Senate Increases Firearms Fine To N3m From N1,000
9th Reps Worst In NASS History – CSOs
Bill Seeking Power For States To Create LGs Passes 2nd Reading
Buhari Greets Rabiu On Appointment As Nigeria-France Business Council President
How Bandits Starve, Torture Islamiyya Pupils Daily
2023: Ex-Kogi Gov, Idris, Endorses Bala Mohammed For Presidency
PIB: Reps Pledge Fair Deal For Host Communities, Advise Avengers Against Militancy
Pension Transition Directorate Receives £26.5m Investment Funds From UK
North Korea’s Kim Fumes About ‘Grave Lapses’ In Pandemic Defences
Fake Vaccine Injectors Arrested In Uganda
COVID-19: Foreigners Without PCR Test To Be Deported
FIFA Ban: Sports Minister Supported Me – Siasia
Why I Remain A Friend Of Kidd Waya – Erica
No Regret Giving Up My Medical Dream For Comedy – Elenu
[EDITORIAL] Survival Fund

The Sun

FG reviews COVID-19 quarantine protocol, bans flights from Brazil, India, Turkey, S’Africa
Govs leaving our party because of intimidation from APC govt –PDP
Nigerians’re problem not ethnicity, religion –Buhari
Refineries rehabilitation ready in 18 months –Kyari
Bandits kill Zamfara lawmaker, kidnap son, driver
Banditry, kidnapping threat to Anambra, 2023 elections, INEC raises fresh alarm
UK engages FG over Kanu’s arrest
Kanu’s brother reveals how IPOB leader was bundled to Nigeria
I don’t foresee war in Nigeria –Rev Mother Esther Ajayi
Nasarawa: Sule frees 36 prisoners
2 remanded for abducting Ekiti monarch
Kidnapped Abia lawyer released
Anambra guber: We didn’t cancel APC primaries –INEC
Anambra guber: Ozigbo receives PDP certificate of return
Anambra guber: ADC vows to oust APGA, shock PDP, APC
Anambra guber: We’ll embark on door-to-door consultations –Odefa, PDP NVC
Zenith Bank remains Nigeria’s number one tier-1 bank
Q1: Insurance sector declines by 2.08% –NBS
Niger Insurance, pay N1.15bn claims to policyholders
AXA Mansard unveils mobile link to boost service delivery
PenCom gets presidential approval to pay 2.5% differential, outstanding pension liabilities of retirees
Getting around Nigeria, NATOP and peacock of Akwa Ibom
Race to embrace history (2)
Why Ogbonnaya Onu makes sense
Believe these reformists, you believe anything
Drug trafficking: Court remands ex-Lagos LG boss in prison
Ebonyi woman wants her marriage dissolved over sex
Why UNILAG hasn’t suspended Chidinma –VC
Final year UNIBEN student killed, another shot by suspected cultists
Onyemachi, 71-year-old woman makes history, bags UNILAG PhD
Sewing is my passion –Joy Kelecha
Lagos hosts Eko Fashion with EbonyLife Place


IPOB tells FG: Nothing should happen to our leader
PDP to Buhari: Coercing our members into APC won’t keep your party in power
Our youths are a time bomb waiting to explode, ACF BoT tells Northern governors
FG and its endless borrowings
NSIPs: FG employs 222 independent monitors in Zamfara
Local stock market closes month bullish as investors earn N139bn
Nigerian Amanda Obidike bags 2021 Princess Diana Award
ARMTI trains 50 agric officers on how to win grants
Don urges FG to tap into $200bn global traditional medicine market
Man died of generator fumes inhalation not sex romp ―Ebonyi police
UNIBEN final year student shot moments after final exams
Court sentences 39-year-old kidnapper to death by firing squad in Bayelsa
Local funding central to Nigeria eliminating malaria — Stakeholders
Hypertension: ‘Why blood pressure measurement needs to be prioritised’
World Blood Donor Day: Wema Bank, LUTH commit to saving lives
NGX: Investors earns N29bn as market rebounds
Udeagbala takes the mantle as
Our youths are a time bomb waiting to explode, ACF BoT tells Northern…
PDP chairman visits N/Assembly, asks Senate to reject Onochie’s…
Reps receive report on Petroleum Industry Bill
Nnamdi Kanu was arrested during a visit to Kenya, says…
JAMB ends 2021 UTME as 335 blind candidates sit for…
APC crises: South-South reconciliation committee submits…
‘Why Gov Matawalle defected to APC’
Nigerian Amanda Obidike bags 2021 Princess Diana Award
Gunmen kidnap eight ceramic workers in Kogi
After spending over two years in prison, court overturns…
Cab driver cries for justice in Edo over police brutality
Don urges FG to tap into $200bn global traditional medicine…
Ogun augments LGAs allocation with over N2 billion in six…
Buhari identifies cause of injustice in Nigeria
Police, local hunters rescue three kidnapped victims in Oyo
Anambra election: PRP selects native doctor as…
Reps committee queries NECO over N636.77m unaccountable…
Anambra poll: Ozigbo gets PDP certificate of return
Insecurity: Boko Haram, ISWAP terrorist groups recruiting…
Defection: Go and instil internal democracy in your party,…
Reps support continued closure of land borders
Court slates July 14 to rule on application to review…
Anambra 2021: ADC, ADP, SDP conclude guber primaries to beat…
PDP to Buhari: Coercing our members into APC won’t keep your…
First black female Irish mayor feat worthy of emulation ―NBM…
Ogun augments LGAs allocation with over N2 billion in six…
Police, local hunters rescue three kidnapped victims in Oyo
Editorial: NASS’ leaking roofs
Governing council urges support for FUNAAB VC
Prof Adeniran donates entire personal library to ABUAD
Parents tasked on quality Western, Islamic education for their wards

The Guardian

‘Only 4% of MSMEs have access to credit in Nigeria’
Nnamdi Kanu: UK seeks clarification, to provide him consular assistance
Bill Cosby freed from jail after sex crimes conviction overturned
Ayade canvasses technology-driven agriculture, research to tackle hunger
Forensic audit to make NDDC more trustworthy, says Akpabio
Buhari congratulates China on 100th anniversary of communist party
Sanwo-Olu says youth empowerment integral to achieving developmental agenda
Lagosians lament indiscriminate parking of vehicles on streets
‘Passing of PIB without 10% equity for host communities fruitless’
49-year-old trader seeks N12m for kidney transplant
Unknown gunmen kidnap eight ceramic workers in Kogi
Tanker owners, traders get 14-day vacation notice in Enugu over traffic
EFCC arraigns BESIEC boss, eight others for alleged N500m fraud
Eswatini: Anti-monarchy protests rock African kingdom
Wimbledon highlights perils of playing tennis on grass
Efe Ajagba set for Sanchez as Fury-Wilder III undercard
Okon-George, Onyekwere qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Man Utd agree deal to sign Sancho
Tottenham name Nuno Espirito Santo as new boss
Ex-Napoli star tips “reborn” Osimhen to score over 20 league goals next season
‘Nigeria is bleeding, submerged in multi-sectoral recession’
Allow me finish my tenure, Wike tells 2023 guber aspirants
Tinubu welcomes Matawalle into APC family
APC risks Zamfara treatment in Anambra guber poll
Editorial: Federalism is the answer after all – Part 36
NITDA unveils security infrastructure for online communication
SON deploys standards to end rejection of exported local goods
Operator canvasses cheap funds for maritime sector
NSC seals APMDC over non-compliance with regulations, others
Everyone cannot be an entrepreneur is a myth
Advantages of regular milk consumption
Banjo, the accidental Biafran
From my observatory
Reducing maternal deaths due to post partum haemorrhage
Can drinking coffee cause glaucoma, colorectal cancer?
Cerebral Palsy centre advocates funding, specialised care for kids
Rotary Club hands over $250,000 surgery equipment to foundation


Super TV CEO’s murder: I have not set my eyes on Chidinma in 10 years — Mother
State of the Nation: Nigeria is bleeding in many parts— Afenifere
Lagos Rally: I lack power to fight FG ― Igboho
Nnamdi Kanu’s ‘abduction’ from Kenya violates international laws— Family
Drug abuse killing our youths — Gov Diri
Peter Oboh disagrees with Buhari on restructuring
UNICAL calls for collection of 42,000 unclaimed certificates
Unemployment in Russia surged during pandemic ― Putin
N362m Diezani Bribe: Appeal Court affirms conviction of former INEC officer
Gov Umahi sacks Ebonyi’s Education Supervisors, Secretaries over suspected fraud
Igboland is not landlocked
SMEs: Keeping record is good, don’t stop there
NDPHC begins work on 33kv line to restore power to Osun community after 10 years
APC to begin sales of forms for congresses July 1
Cultural artefacts to rightful owners: A fair case for repatriation
I will give recommendations to those aspiring to become president ― Putin
Out-of-school children: The burden of a nation
Rivers Assembly bans revenue contractors
Man bags two years imprisonment for stealing
Greensprings School adjudged one of the first HP IDEA Schools in the Middle East, Africa
Addressing rising cases of rape
Architects’ Council renders account, scores self high
Reps recommend N1m fine for hospitals that fail to report gunshot patients
Moving Beyond Subsistence Governance
Three PDP senators defect to APC
INEC: Security agents’re prepared to protect our facilities — REC
On female bodies and the illusion of safe spaces in Nigeria
Kamata: Diamond Platnumz’s new song featured on New York Times Square Bilboard
Gbajabiamila lauds Ebonyi lawmaker over democracy dividends
‘Fast and Furious 9’ is full of energy, excitement, hope, says Luther-Abegunde
Senate increases fine for illegal importation from N1,000 to N1m
Reps query NECO for failing to remit N636.7m to FG in 2019
Kano govt to check proliferation of refuse dumpsites
Okowa, Oborevwori, IDU, others mourn as another Delta lawmaker, Ogba dies
Domestic politics of strategy and Nigeria’s role in the world
Reps divided over motion to reopen Nigerian land borders
Lawmakers, NEPZA commend Alaro City’s attraction of FDI
Drug abuse killing our youths, says Diri
On influx of Almajirai into the South
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Three PDP senators defect to APC
Defections: PDP becoming weaker, says Gov Sule; APC mere vehicle to hijack power, PDP fires back
You’re hallucinating, PDP blasts APC, Buhari over ruling party’s popularity remark
Kanu’s re-arrest: Nothing should happen to our leader, IPOB warns FG
N1.62bn unremitted funds: Reps summon PPPRA boss for explanations
Reps recommend N1m fine for hospitals that fail to report gunshot patients
Kano govt to check proliferation of refuse dumpsites
BREAKING: Buhari approves payment of retirees’ pension liabilities, funds disbursed
Sancho set for Man United, as Red devils agree fee with Dortmund
Former Wolves boss, Nuno takes over at Tottenham
Bach urges higher vaccination rates among Tokyo Games participants
Everton appoint Rafael Benitez as new head coach
SEC issues framework for interconnecting CSDs

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