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News Headlines Jun 17, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


It’s Official: Okowa is Atiku’s Running-mate
Tragedy Averted, as Engine of Overland Airways Flight Catches Fire Shortly Before Landing at Lagos Airport
Police Arrest Four for Killing in Benue Community
11.2m People Live with Diabetes in Nigeria, Say Experts
Centre for China Studies Advises FG to Key in Reclaim Receding…
Drilling Firm Drags Oriental Energy to Court over Unpaid $4.2m Debt
EFCC Warns Hoteliers, Banks against Assisting Fraudsters
Evolve Strategies to Tackle Cyber Crimes, Buhari Tells Police
PDP Screening Committee Says Okowa Qualified to be Vice Presidential Candidate
Secondus, PDP BOT Chair Laud Okowa’s Emergence as Atiku’s Running-mate
Lagos Harps on Leveraging Digitalization to Enhance Productivity
Drilling Firm Drags Oriental Energy to Court over Unpaid $4.2m Debt
Construction of Second Runway at Abuja Airport
Shareholders Laud Sterling Bank 2021 Performance, Approve N0.10 Dividend
Standard Chartered Partners UNECA, FSD to Accelerate Sustainability Commitment in Africa
CBN, Banks and Multifunctional Uses Of eNaira
Wema Bank Holds SME Webinar on Energy Efficiency
Insight Publicis Wins Media Account for Amazon Prime Video
Bunna Empire Takes a Break to Rejuvenate
Nigerian Breweries Retains Flavour, Yul, Phyno as Brand Ambassadors
NOG22: MicCom Chief to Speak on Funding Nigeria’s Energy Mix
APC: Anatomy of a Prediction
Arsenal Ready to Break Bank for Osimhen, Offer Napoli €100m
Iwobi’s Everton Handed Tough Premier League Opener
Ofili, Nathaniel, Nnamdi Lead Eight Reigning Record Holders To Benin
NCF President Arrive Kigali, Says Kwibuka is Developmental Path for Nigeria
We Aren’t Going to Underrate Any Team, Says Mo Heats Coach
Lagos Maiden Super-Four Sitting-Volleyball Championship Berths Today
Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Audacity of Political Risk
Mobolaji Bank Anthony Family Clarifies Legal Tussle over Late Scion’s Estate
Normalcy after COVID-19 Protocol Hiccups
Qatar Announces Record Profit of $ 1.54bn for 2021-2022
Abia State and the Cycle of Underdevelopment
Ethiopian Honored with APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards 2022
Purple Merges Subsidiaries for Growth Acceleration
Microsoft to Enhance Food Security in Africa with Digital Transformation
Oracle, Wificombat Partner to Educate Nigerian Students, Teachers

The Nation

2023: Why PDP is losing grip in Delta
Four bandits killed, woman gunrunner held in Kaduna
Okowa: Secondus, Obaseki, Ekweremadu, Delta Speaker excited
VP slot: How PDP elders dropped Wike for Okowa
Akeredolu, Malami clash over restructuring
CBN makes new plans to fix forex crisis
Why I chose Okowa as running mate, by Atiku
Okowa: Has Atiku made right choice?
Structured music industry will impact Nigeria’s economy, says…
Excitement as MCSN holds AGM
Nuno Zigi set for debut EP NDO
Obi Asika speaks on Journey of the Beats documentary
Group hails northern governors, others on Tinubu’s victory
2023: Why PDP is losing grip in Delta
Military hails rescue of two Chibok girls
Man kills three-year old, threatens dad in Anambra
Lagos pulls down structures on Ikoyi building collapse site
‘Women can sustain GDP growth’
Sanwo-Olu, NCC, others review ease of doing business
FAAN eyes seven per cent passenger growth
‘Over 10m Nigerians actively engaged in fisheries’
Mane returns to village, plays in muddy local match
Full 2022/2023 EPL fixtures
Summer Transfers: Man United, Bayern brace up for Osimhen
Group hails northern governors, others on Tinubu’s…
2023: Why PDP is losing grip in Delta
Labour Party not a threat in Anambra — Stella…

The Punch

Atiku announces Okowa as running mate
Mompha trial: Defendant absent, court adjourns till June 22
Wike’s camp fumes, warns PDP as Atiku picks Okowa running mate
Sterling Bank’s profit rose by 20% in 2021
A laggard civil service and our enduring bureaucratic challenge
Eko Atlantic City: Africa’s real estate hub where square metre costs $1,720
Insurance company records N10.5bn gross premium
Rivers PDP gov aspirant Dagogo still in detention, aide cries out
Why I stepped down for Tinubu – Amosun
IPOB names alleged kidnappers in South-East
Full speech: Why I picked Okowa as my running mate -Atiku
Nigerians knock Mbaka over ‘stingy man’ comments on Peter Obi
Yobe deputy gov loses two children in auto crash
Police kill four bandits, arrest female gunrunner in Kaduna
Delta: Police storm cultists’ anniversary celebration, arrest 51 suspects
Police arrest four suspects over Benue attacks
Kogi man fined, jailed over Facebook post on COVID-19
Bayelsa women demand inclusion in oil spill compensation benefits
Anambra market group commends Soludo over dissolution of excos
Ogun mob lynches suspected motorcycle thief, abandons corpse
Fraudster jailed one year for defrauding American woman
Sterling Bank’s profit rose by 20% in 2021
Insurance company records N10.5bn gross premium
Reelect me for good governance to continue, Oyetola charges Osun electorate
Ekiti 2022: Labour Party did not collapse structure for APC – Party
Why I stepped down for Tinubu – Amosun
No court nullified gov primary – Ekiti APC
Full speech: Why I picked Okowa as my running mate -Atiku
Govs renew rivalry, fresh hands offer hope as Ekiti holds gov poll
Osun poll: Adeleke to win by 100,000 votes, ex-commissioner predicts
De Sciglio extends Juventus contract until 2025
Fury demands £500m to fight Anthony Joshua
Premier League releases 2022-23 season fixtures
Reunion: Why I claimed to be married during BBNaija – Tega
Beyonce announces release date for new album, ‘Renaissance’
Editorial: Ekiti 2022: INEC, police should ensure hitch-free poll
Buhari’s successors, their dreams and the reality (1)
Muslim-Muslim ticket: Sense or nonsense?
Muslim-Muslim ticket: So much ado
Day of the African Child: Interrogating policies, programmes on internally displaced children


Nigeria Has Improved On Global Terrorism, Corruption Indexes – Buhari
Running Mate: At Last, Tinubu Zeros In On North East As Atiku Picks Okowa
Ekiti Poll: INEC Distributes Sensitive Materials, Police Withdraw VIP Orderlies
Running Mate As Albatross: Tinubu’s Choice
Making A Fortune From Publishing Business
[EDITORIAL] 50 Train Attack Victims Still In Captivity
Onnoghen Laments Poor Funding Of Supreme Court
N/Korea Reports Outbreak Of Another Infectious Disease Amid Pandemic
Akeredolu, Malami Differ On Restructuring, State Police
Wike Absent As Okowa Is Unveiled As Atiku’s Running Mate
Police Kill 4 Bandits, Arrest Female Arms Supplier In Kaduna
JUST-IN: Fire Guts Overland Aircraft’s Engine With 33 Passengers Aboard
2023: Northern Youths Drum Support For Pam As Tinubu’s Running Mate
Presidential Primary: My Wife Didn’t Ask Me To Bribe Delegates – Kachikwu
2023 Elections: Military Warns Politicians Against Violence
Atiku Donates N10m To Victims Of Ondo Church Attack
Kogi Lawmaker Shows Credit Alert On TV, Says He Receive N697K Monthly Salary

The Sun

Obi: Catholic church disowns Mbaka
Disquiet in PDP over Okowa’s choice as Atiku’s running mate
Owo: Akeredolu warns FG against incessant violent attacks
Ezu River killings: MASSOB clears Obi
Don’t set Nigeria on fire, DHQ warns politicians, supporters
Buhari approves new freight rate for petroleum transporters
We’ve made significant impact on security, economy, corruption –Buhari
Ezu River killings: MASSOB clears Obi
Adamawa, Plateau confirm 7 Monkeypox cases
Martins, Kukah, Odetoyinbo, others to grace unveiling of KSM Logo, Mascot to mark anniversary
2023: Court asked to nullify Oduah’s nomination over alleged perjury
UN expresses concern over civilians’ killings, clashes in North East
Presidency: South East govs, politicians, others frustrated our efforts –Ohanaeze
Orizu wins ADC ticket for Nnewi, Ekwusigo federal constituency
2023: Game of wits between old and new order
All set for Ekiti election
Ekiti: We didn’t disqualify APC guber candidate -Federal High Court
FX challenges beyond monetary policy interventions –Emefiele
WAPCo celebrates 10 years of operations
Julius Berger delivers highest dividend in 5 years to shareholders
FAAN suspends issuance of licences to FTZ operators
Airlines’ survival, forex, fuel scarcity, others dominate FAAN conferenc
Ahead Commonwealth Games & World Championships Trials: Ofili, Nathaniel, Nnamdi lead 8 Nigeria reigning record-holders to Benin
Everton eyes ₦22b Sanusi
MTN Junior Tennis League Championship debuts June 21
NLO acquires more production gadgets for NLOTV
Besiktas leads race to sign N1.9Bn rated Onyekuru
Jordan Nwora Foundation Basketball Camps get dates
Mark D Ball Elite 8 Championship: We aren’t going to underrate any team – Mo Heats Coach
WAFCON 2022: CAF appoint Madu, Iyorhe as referees
Egypt sacks coach Ehab Galal after just three games
Weightlifting: Two IWF officials get lifetime bans for anti-doping rule violations
Italy-based table tennis star donates equipment to sports commission
… Edo ready for National Trials, Yusuf Alli
Ahead Commonwealth Games & World Championships Trials: Ofili, Nathaniel, Nnamdi lead 8 Nigeria reigning record-holders to Benin
Enough of ‘try-your-luck politics’
Again, as if nothing happened
Ethnicity, religion and 2023 poll
Atiku, Tinubu, Kwankwaso, Obi and the Moroccan magic
For 2023, Nigeria barters its future
2023: Nigeria needs overhaul, not election
16 die, 5 injured in Gombe, Kogi auto crashes
Journalist awards scholarship to 9 pupils in Umuahia
There is acute and chronic ‘Obi-session’ in Nigeria
Alexander Madiebo (1932-2022)
Pains, challenges of my 41-day trip
35 suspected robbers, kidnappers nabbed in Kwara
Education gets boost in Gombe
How we’re tackling waste management, others in Anambra –Odimegwu, Commissioner for Environment
Events in my life inspire me -Bayo Falayi
Monalisa Chinda, Goge Africa partner to promote tourism
It’s dream come true joining Lahor Music –7Teen
Nurturing nature in Faseeyin’s Whispers of Rainbow
Akinsiku pledges continuous impact of lives through projects
At Alexis Galleries, Recycled Matters rekindle hope
UN expresses concern over civilians’ killings, clashes in North East
Jubilation as NUC grants Enugu govt license to establish SUMAS, Igbo-Eno
Trade’ll be major pillar of my administration – Ikonne
35 suspected robbers, kidnappers nabbed in Kwara
Education gets boost in Gombe
16 die, 5 injured in Gombe, Kogi auto crashes

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