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News Headlines Jun 24, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Detained Ekweremadu, wife risk 10-year jail in UK
Couple arrested at airport in presence of High Commission officials Remanded till July 7 over allegations of organ harvest, others
‘Southeast must tap into Tinubu presidency’
Revealed :Why Nigerian stars missing from big summer transfer deals
IPMAN accuses depot owners of profiteering from fuel scarcity
Organ Harvest: What Ekweremadu, wife told London court
MTN, Mafab get NCC’s August 24 rollout deadline
Buhari on third term: the man who tried it did not end very well
Defections: Why senators, Reps may lose seats
CSOs hail Osun on good governance
Lagos spends N23b to upgrade education infrastructure
Oyo Assembly set to determine deputy governor’s fate
Adamu to campaign council: Osun is a must-win
Public holiday for PVC collection
Youths promise to vote APC in 2023
College, officials trade words over N100m mismanagement
Editor loses dad
Makinde: we’ll continue to make Oyo peaceful, attractive
WAFU B Under-17 : Ugbade, Michael talk tough ahead of Etalons clash
Oyo gets new police commissioner
Kwara records first monkey pox case
Terrorist killed, weapons recovered in Kaduna
Cocaine smuggling: Court orders interim forfeiture of…
Gunmen demand N5m ransom to free abducted DPO
Police dismiss Boko Haram attack in Ogun
Train attack: It’s been hellish since my husband’s abduction
Amotekun, police dispute arrest of Owo attackers
Kizz Daniel ecstatic as Buga hits over 2 million YouTube views
Oando’s major shareholder to buy out minority investors
NRC generates N5.70billion
Odu’a Group pays N418.4m dividends
Unveiled: Five teen stars tipped to shine at AFN trials

The Punch

Court remands five youths who tortured lady in viral video
Southern leaders failed to agree on zone to produce president – Okowa
Reps probe remittances, withdrawals from Ecological Fund
Killings: Buhari urges tolerance among Nigerians
Varsity registrars urge workers to end strike
Appeal court affirms Atuche’s conviction, reduces jail term
Hijab ruling: Drama as lawyer wears native doctor’s attire to Supreme Court
UK court denies Ekweremadu, wife bail over alleged organ trafficking
Gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo, announces engagement to WaterBrook pastor
Entertainment
Americans have right to carry guns in public, says Supreme Court
UPDATED: Nigerian man, Ekweremadu, wife arraigned for organ trafficking in UK
Metro Plus
Ekiti: I regret joining politics, won’t contest again, says ADC gov candidate
Politics
Fuel crisis: Don’t sell fuel above N165/litre, IPMAN warns members
Court remands five youths who tortured lady in viral video
Gunmen abduct Ebonyi traditional ruler
Imo: Court inspector shot by kidnappers dies
Bandits release abducted Plateau monarch after three days
UPDATED: Nigerian man, Ekweremadu, wife arraigned for organ trafficking in UK
Reps probe remittances, withdrawals from Ecological Fund
FG saves N10.2tn via TSA/IPPIS, uncovers 70,000 ghost workers
Reps demand review of public officers’ salaries, allowances
Wike receives Orubebe, PDP senators in Rivers
Primary: Aggrieved Abia APC gov aspirant sues party, INEC, others
Osun poll: I’ve zero tolerance for failure, Adamu tells APC campaign council
Ekiti: I regret joining politics, won’t contest again, says ADC gov candidate
INEC has agreed to extend voter registration, say Reps
Winning AFCON 2013 my greatest feat – Chaves midfielder
Ugbade charges Eaglets ahead WAFU final
India 2022: Flamingos foes emerge today
Editorial: Lessening the burden of widows
Anguished nation left stranded by its leaders
Buhari’s successors, their dreams and the reality (2)
Cannabis as an export commodity
Cost of powering telecoms services to hit N720bn – Analysis
How global credit crunch will affect Nigerian tech startups
No child should lack quality education – Osinbajo
Alimosho school wins Lagos entrepreneurship competition

Leadership

Their View From Spain & The Future It Inspired
Garrido, On Promoting Contemporary African Art, Artists In Europe
Countdown To 2023 Census: The A-Z Of Trial Census
Dollarising Our Leadership Quest…
Of Osun APC, PDP’s Campaign Outcome
Senatorial Race: Falana Faults APC Over Submission Of Lawan, Akpabio’s Names
Ekweremadu, Wife Remanded In UK Prison Over Alleged Organ Harvesting
Naked Supreme Court Dance Not A Bad Thing After All
Order In The Court
I Can’t Dare Nigerians With A Third Term, Buhari Tells UK Prime Minister
Why Govt Should Invest More In Human Capital Development – Osinbajo
N25.7b Fraud: Atuche, Anyanwu Lose Bid To Overturn Conviction
Federal Govt Begins Investigation Into Enugu Gas Flaring
Fuel Scarcity: IPMAN Decries Profiteering At Private Depots
Train Attack: We’re In Hell Over My Husband’s Abduction, Wife Cries Out
P-ID Fraud: Court Convicts, Winds Up Marqott Nigeria Limited
Kidnappers Contact Abducted Ekiti Retiree’s Family, Demand N40m Ransom
Army Tried 227 Personnel In 7 Months, Begins Trial Of 29 Others
Again, Police Kill Terrorist, Recover AK49 Rifle, Motorcycle In Kaduna
JUST-IN: PDP Senate Caucus Meets Wike In Rivers
JUST-IN: Orubebe Meets Wike In Rivers
2023 Census: NPC Unveils Integrated Call Centre
Panic In Ogun Over Alleged Boko Haram Invasion
Hijab: Lawyer Appears In Herbalist Attire At Supreme Court
Shun Drug Abuse, Kwara Gov Urges Youths
We Don’t Have Voter Registration Centre In Niger Republic – INEC
Federal Govt Saved N10trn From TSA Inception – Arabi
Buhari Visits Kigali Genocide Memorial Site, Preaches Tolerance To Nigerians 1
Amotekun Corps Arrests Gunmen Who Killed Ondo Worshippers, Recovers Weapons
Military Officer’s Wife, 6 Others Feared Kidnapped In Kaduna
2023: Kumuyi Cautions Politicians On Religious-based Tickets
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Defends IPOB, Insists It´s Not Terrorist Group
Delta PDP Picks Onyeme As Deputy Gov’ship Candidate
Tax Evasion Allegation, Politically Motivated, Says ADC Presidential Candidate
Heritage Bank Boss Advocates Sustainable Environment To Battle Climate Change
NCDMB Calls For Quality Petroleum Education For Energy Transition
NITDA To Flag Off ‘Ties Scheme 2022’ – DG NITDA
Tension As Gunmen Kill Bayelsa Traditional Ruler, CDC Chairman
‘People Need To Know Safer Nicotine Products Available’
Amotekun Corps Arrests Gunmen Who Killed Ondo Worshippers, Recovers Weapons
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Defends IPOB, Insists It´s Not Terrorist Group
JUST-IN: Federal Govt Reverses Ban On International Basketball
Federal Govt Begins Investigation Into Enugu Gas Flaring
Fuel Scarcity: IPMAN Decries Profiteering At Private Depots
Heritage Bank Boss Advocates Sustainable Environment To Battle Climate Change
NCDMB Calls For Quality Petroleum Education For Energy Transition

The Sun

Why I agreed to be Atiku’s running mate -Okowa
Tension deepens in APC over planned defection by lawmakers
Buhari rejects third term, says first person who tried didn’t end well
Impeachment: Oyo deputy gov replies House of Assembly
Hijab: Lawyer causes stir, appears at S’Court in traditional attire
Bishop Onaga’ll decide my return, Mbaka tells followers
Kalu bags ‘Overall Best Senator’ in constituency projects, human relations
Buhari recalls Kigali genocide, urges Nigerians to be tolerant
Ekweremadu’s arrest: The inside story
Nigeria saved N10trn from TSA –FG
Reps to probe utilisation of ecological fund
PDP alleges plot to emasculate judiciary
… VP slot: Southern group faults Aliyu’s comment on Wike
Aspirant sues PDP, INEC on zoning in Abia
…Emenike inaugurates harmonisation team for APC
Osun guber: APC declares ‘war’ on PDP
GCR accords Sundry Foods A-(NG) and A2 (NG), National credit ratings, outlook revised to positive
Fuel scarcity: NNPC should address profiteering at private depots –IPMAN
Africa must end foreign food, medical dependence –AfDB president
Muoka appointed NCC’s Director Public Affairs
CMMP, now admitted in Nigeria’s development plan –SEC
MTN Junior Tennis Championship: Top seeds post easy victories in second group matches
FIBA Africa Zone 3 writes Kida on 2022 JNF Elite Basketball camps
Chelsea lists Osimhen to replace Lukaku
NBBF lauds President Buhari on international basketball commitment
WAFU B U17: Ugbade charges Eaglets against Etalons
BetKing to award 8 lucky customers all-expense paid trip to watch EPL
India 2022: Flamingos’ World Cup opponents to emerge in Zurich today
Latest FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles drop despite Sao Tome thrashing
Nigeria intensifies preparation ahead of 25th Africa Men Handball Championship
War, natural disaster and refugee issues
South East needs peace
Peter Obi and Nigeria’s face of change
Constitutional backing for power rotation
Another Look at Political Parties’ Primaries (2)
Pray, that Bosnia may not happen to us
Panic in Bayelsa as gunmen kill monarch, CDC chairman
Hijab: Lawyer causes stir, appears at S’Court in traditional attire
Senate minority leader, whip, others visit Wike in Port Harcourt
South East needs peace
In Gabon, AFRIMA pledges to stimulate Africa’s creative economy
Mighty Mouse’s wife, Lady Sege, set for new album
Aspirant sues PDP, INEC on zoning in Abia
…Emenike inaugurates harmonisation team for APC
Osun guber: APC declares ‘war’ on PDP
Foundation Night: Ruggedman hosts Durella, AY, Faze, others
N187bn earmarked for 2023 census inadequate -NPC
Anambra Central 2023: Constituents back Ekwunife’s re-election bid

Daily Trust

Organ Harvesting: Ekweremadu, Wife Risk Life Imprisonment In UK
State Houses Of Assembly Urged To Pass Local Government Autonomy Bill
We Value Nigeria’s Democracy, Security Because Of Its Regional Importance—Nuland
Who Wants To Be A President?
Was Lawan A Stranger To Nigerians Before His Emergence As Senate President?
World Day On Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking
Re: The Politics Of Choosing A Vice President
An Appeal To Yobe Governor
Re: Herders, The Evil From Within
Reps Demand Integration Of NIN To Identify Gaming Customers, Prevent Money Laundry
Nigeria Has N3.2tr Mini Grid Market, Largest Globally
Fuel Scarcity: Address Profiteering At Depots, IPMAN Tells NNPC
AFEX Expands Operations To Kenya, Launches $1m Loan Programme
Stakeholders Harp On Inclusion, Enhanced Risk Management
GCR Accords Sundry Foods A-(NG) ,Outlook Revised To Positive
CBN Disburses N723m To 1,779 Ogun Farmers In 2021
Kano Gives FirstBank, Ecobank, Unity Bank 2-Week Ultimatum To Settle Tax Or Face Closure
Auditors Tasked On Transition To Digital Auditing
Registration For CBN, AFF ENaira Hackathon Opens June 27
Self-Sufficiency: Dangote Sugar On Course To Deliver 9,800mt Per Day In Numan
AHF Sensitizes Youths On Health In Benue
Sickle Cell: ‘You Need To Know Your Genotype’
YouTube Opens Entry For $100m Black Voices Fund
How One Can Thrive In Wholesale Business — Farida
Of Bandits, Bedbugs And Mosquitoes (II)
1,200-Yr-Old Mosque Uncovered In Palestinian Village In Israel
2 Friends Charged With Damaging Cash Crops Worth N20m
Saudi’s Grand Mosque Gets 80,000 Qur’an Copies For Distribution To Pilgrims
Outrage As Tunisia’s President Plans To Omit ‘Islam’ From New Constitution
6-Year-Old Girl Raped In Lagos, Suspect Remanded
Police Foil Bandits’ Attack, Rescue Woman
Bury Your Differences, Atiku Begs Lagos PDP Members
Engineer, 37, Dies In Kano Diesel Reservoir
Again, Bandits Shoot Herder In Abuja
Falana Seeks Prosecution Of Vote Traders
Why Nigeria Needs Indigenous Political System – Chinese Envoy
PDP Members Join APC In Ogun
Kwara Man Stabs 2 ‘Peacemakers’ To Death
Osun Gov’ship A Must Win For APC – Adamu
Kano Bizman Bags 7 Years Jail Over N6.5m Fraud
Fire Razes Houses, Shops In Benue
APC Presidency: ‘Tinubu Won’t Abandon Those That Worked For His Emergence’
Maginalisation: Time For S/East To Reject APC, PDP In 2023 – APGA Candidate
CJN, Justices’ Feud Shows APC Stifling Judiciary – PDP
Boyfriend Leads Operation To Rob Lover N9.5m In Kwara – Police
Dumped Mutilated Corpse: Abuja Pastor, Son Moved To Police CID
INEC Denies Voter Registration Centres In Niger Republic
Kano Gives FirstBank, Ecobank, Unity Bank 2-Week Ultimatum To Settle Tax Or Face Closure
2023: I’m In Serious Talks With PDP, NNPP – Buhari’s Nephew
Insecurity: Gumi Cautions Against Indiscriminate Arrest Of Fulani Youths
Senator Ekweremadu Was Arrested On His Way To Turkey – Prosecutors
Beaten In Germany, Accused Of Forgery, Four Moments Ekweremadu Made Headlines For Bad Reasons
Ibrahim Alhassan Joins Beerschot From Portuguese Side Nacional
Real To Begin Title Defence At Almeria
FG Makes U-Turn, Lifts Ban On International Basketball Competitions
Pillars Chairman’s Assault On Referee Mars Win Against Dakkada
Ugbade Pumps Up Eaglets Ahead Final Against Burkina Faso
Rescuers Battle Heavy Rain To Reach Afghan Quake Survivors
920 Killed In Afghanistan Earthquake
Editorial: Pay More Attention To Sickle Cell Disease

Independent

Accugas Commences First Gas Sales To FIPL’s Trans Amadi Power…
CISLAC Wants Stakeholders To Fast-Track Implementation Of PIA
ICPC Arraigns SEC Staff For Alleged N4.4m Contract Fraud
Course Delegation Visit: Air Commodore Extols Gov…
Germany Takes Step Closer To Gas Rationing
Florida Catches Largest Python Ever Found In State
Oyo Assembly Approves Makinde’s N2Billion Loan Request For Projects’ Completion
Minister Of State Works, Housing Tours FHA Estate In Zuba
PDP Candidate Hails Governor Buni’s Politics Of Inclusiveness In Yobe
Osun: Show Our Adversaries We’re In Charge, Adamu Charges Council
Zakhem Employees Protest Unpaid Emoluments, Alleged Fund Misappropriation By…
Lagos Charges Transport Unions On Cooperation, Collaboration
Zakhem Employees Protest Unpaid Emoluments, Alleged Fund…
NCFront, 3rd Force Decry Vote-Buying In Ekiti Elections
Lalong Inaugurates NASCO New Multi-billion Naira Production…
Owo Massacre Must Not Happen In Oyo, Makinde Urges Security…
Guardiola ‘Wants’ £114m Attacker At Manchester City
Why I May Never Manage Manchester United – Zidane
Marseille Make ‘Loan Offer With Option To Buy’ For Arsenal…
Chelsea Stars Want Everton’s Richarlison Signed
Ajax Ready To Break Transfer Record To Sign Steven Bergwijn
Oyo State Welcomes New CP, Adebowale Williams
Mob Burns Suspected Motorcycle Snatchers To Death In Ibadan
One Dies, Four Injured In Auto Crash In Ibadan
Lafarge Africa To Hold Concrete Ideas 5.0
Touch Down Travels Introduces CSBT, Targets Corporate World
Jun 23, 2022
Land Use Contravention: FCTA Seals Popular Bar In Abuja
We Shall Oppose Attempt To Impede Council From Carrying Out…

Vanguard

IPOB: Why Nnamdi Kanu is yet to be granted bail — Buhari
PDP chieftain, Orubebe meets Wike behind close door
Owo massacre: Ondo Amotekun nabs killers of worshippers, goes after sponsors
ENUGU: Why PDP chose Mbah as gov candidate – Igwesi
We’re determined to grow and develop small and medium businesses in Nigeria — Fasanya
Domestic, foreign transactions in stocks rise 61% to N1.5trn
Pension assets rise 0.7% to N14.2trn
Taming the divorce rate in our societies
Saraki set for showdown with terminal operators over container deposit
Hajj 2022: You’ll get your BTA in dollars soon, Lagos Commissioner assures pilgrims
Economic sovereignty as pathway to sustainable development
Colombia: Signalling right, to turn left
Kebbi NLC commends Bagudu over payments of gratuities to retired civil servants
Train Attack: Relatives of abducted passengers contemplating suicide
2023: We’ve constituted structures to give Tinubu 50m votes — CIGI
FCT Police nabs suspect over murder, dismembering of unidentified female at Kubwa, Abuja
Operation Hadin Kai: Gen Musa inaugurates Special Court Marshal to try 29 suspects, other left-over cases in North East
DELTA COMMUNITY OWNERSHIP TUSSLE: Otulu is our satellite town — Ogwashi-Uku
CWC concept will sanitise drug distribution system —PCN
Anti-clotting drug key to preventing serious cardiovascular situations — Experts
Fuel scarcity: NNPC threatens to blacklist private depot owners over price hike
Child protection bill should be prioritized not treated as 2nd option — Kano Children’s parliament tells lawmakers
FG begins taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages to reduce NCDs
Buhari debunks 3rd term agenda, says ‘the person who tried it didn’t end well’
Nnamdi Kanu felt safe in Britain, said awful things against Nigeria — Buhari tells Boris Johnson
Kizz Daniel’s ‘Buga’ video hits 2.2m views in 24hrs
AMACOG 92 marks 30th graduation anniversary, renovates MAPOLY TV studio
Fuel, diesel, cooking gas price hike: Reps C’mte postpones meeting with NNPC, Downstream Authority, Others
Suspected gunmen kidnap Monarch in Ebonyi
Alleged Ekweremadu’s Organ Harvest: Letter to UK Embassy unfolds victim’s Identity
Oyetola reappoints four commissioners after losing National Assembly tickets
We’ll no longer guarantee regular supply of petroleum products, says IPMAN South-East
Buhari meets Boris Johnson, insists on respecting nation’s maximum term limit
Police kill bandit, recover guns, motorcycle in Kaduna
Owo massacre: Ondo Amotekun arrests killers of worshippers
Int’l Widows Day 2022: Stop accusing widows as witches, group begs Nigeria, Other Africans
We don’t have voters registration centres in Niger Republic – INEC
Why we condemn vote-buying in Ekiti guber election — TMG
2023: Over 5,000 party members dump PDP for APC in Ogun
Northern elders slam Buhari, Ngige, Amaechi over ASUU, train attack
Kizz Daniel’s ‘Buga’ video hits 2.2m views in 24hrs
Elon Musk’s child legally drops father’s last name, changes gender to female
Popular Yoruba actor, Baba Atoli, is dead
Pension assets rise 0.7% to N14.2trn
FMDQ Exchange boosts derivatives market knowledge, trains over 2,600 stakeholders
Oando settles shareholder dispute, releases 2019, 2020 results
Manufacturing capacity utilisation up 9.4%, non-metallic mineral declines
FIFA approves 26 players squad for World Cup teams
Raphinha: Leeds ask interested clubs to pay £65m
FG reverses withdrawal of Nigeria from all basketball competitions
Nigeria Rugby League gets kick off date
Security experts call for sensitisation over cyber threat

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