News Headlines Jun 29, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 29, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation


The Nation

NARTO protests against ‘extortion’
Alumna donates to school
Delta community unites APC members
Council hosts Senator Tinubu’s youth fiesta
4 million Nigerians fully vaccinated
Govt plans oxygen plants across states
PSC adds South Africa to list of ‘countries of concern’
The imperative of restructuring
Bad image
Court adjourns trial of ex-Bayelsa governor’s aide
Wike begins rebuilding of 3.85km road in Rivers community
Firms in Delta to honour pacts with host communities
Akwa Ibom disburses N1.2b loans to cassava farmers
‘Engage only estate surveyors’
Comply with building laws, developers urged
‘Land swap programme to create Africa’s largest green city’
Decongesting Lagos metropolis
IPOB washes hands of native doctor’s death
‘If there’s an afterlife, I’d still want to be a lawyer’
Uba promises five-star governance in Anambra
Management, application of recovered assets and funds
Effect of small arms, light weapons’ proliferation on national security
Addressing restructuring needs through ‘people’s constitution’
Why Nigeria hasn’t resumed flight to Dubai, by Sirika
NBA calls for urgent reforms to redirect national development
Consumer Tribunal’s chair pledges prompt complaints’ resolution
NBA-SPIDEL opposes NDLEA drug test for couples, new FHC practice direction
AuGF queries NSITF over alleged N38b excess workers’ salary
AuGF queries NSITF over alleged N38b excess workers’ salary
Can a religious body’s affairs be managed by a sole trustee alone?
Court voids member’s expulsion, awards N1m against Amuwo Odofin Fitness Club
Fashola: speed violations, not bad roads, cause road crashes
Final forfeiture hearing in ‘Patience Jonathan’s’ $5.78m, N2.4b to resume October 7
Bandits as guards?
Women lawyers unite for child rights at Lagos FIDA Week
Foundation seeks more govt support for torture victims
CJN to Appeal Court justices: resist temptations
Coroner’s inquest into Ugboma’s death to begin July 5
Fed Govt to arraign ex-JAMB Registrar Ojerinde over N5.2b alleged fraud
Legislator as dictator
Farmers urged to adopt orange-fleshed sweet potato
Schools honour outstanding pupils
Benue demolishes wanted kidnapper Azonto’s houses
Public officers and their billions
Kabir’s take
Police confirm killing of Kaduna student during protest
Buhari’s press problem
Combating open defecation
Can the change come from the top?
El-Rufai briefs Buhari on Kaduna rightsizing policy
Open letter to Governor Masari
Killer press bills
Security agents, stakeholders meet to foster peace in Plateau
Rightsizing: El-Rufai briefs Buhari, set to probe NLC strike
Ubi Franklin’s baby mama sets to wed
PDP, Akeredolu trade words over pending Supreme Court verdict
AK-47 bearing-herdsmen occupying our farmlands, Ogoni elders cry out
Defection: 18 APC Govs, others set to receive Matawalle
Tuition hike: NANS to occupy Kaduna July 19
Black sheep
Of JAMB’s inconsistency and Literature students
Youths strip, rape wife of Delta chief
Greed sans borders
Fed Govt keeps Twitter in suspense over talks
Gov Bala Mohammed’s presidential campaign posters flood Kano
Subsidise drugs for sickle cell patients
CJN to Judges: avoid unmerited gifts, tempting offers
In support of ban on open grazing in south
Banditry in Kebbi: Rallying to save ourselves
Enugu shooting: Matters arising
Missing woman found dead in Ondo
Sunday Igboho insists on Lagos rally in July
‘Patience Jonathan’s’ $5.78m, N2.4bn final forfeiture hearing resumes Oct 7
Buhari seeks Emir of Bichi’s daughter as wife for son Yusuf
Full list of BET Awards 2021 winners
Yobe citizens rue Buni’s long absence
Suspected robbery gang arrested in Imo
Poverty, bigger than our division
BRF at 58: A return to the mind’s infrastructure
Ogun students sack principal, teachers over slain colleagues
We’ve increased Oyo’s IGR by N15b, says Makinde
AuGF queries NTSIF over alleged N38bn excess salary for staff
We want Yoruba liberation, not restructuring, says Sunday Igboho
Abductors demand N30m ransom for husband of slain pregnant woman
Itsekiri choral director, wife found dead in Delta
Nobody can kill me or say I should not come to Lagos – Sunday Igboho
UPDATED: Gunmen attack herdsman, abduct daughter in Osun
UPDATED: Robbers injure NYSC members during vigil in Osun
Spain in Euro 2020 quarter-finals after dramatic comeback against Croatia
UPDATED: New revenue formula ready before end of 2021
How masquerades killed one, injured 14 in Osun mosque
We are repositioning Edo to be a medical hub – Gov. Obaseki
Obaseki approves increased duty allowance for Edo workers
6 ways to avoid low sperm count
Toyin Abraham backs Nkechi Blessing amid TAMPAN ban
Abia varsity student dies after jumping from three-storey building
HURIWA: Defection of PDP Govs destroying democracy
Wike begins reconstruction of 3.85km road in Rivers
Nigerians in Duoala welcome new diplomat, Omeru
NRC apologises over breakdown of Abuja-Kaduna train
VIDEO: Inside Osun mosque attacked by masquerades
10 things to avoid during disputes with loved ones
Abdulrazaq moves to stem farmers-herders clashes
BREAKING: New revenue formula ready before end of 2021 – RMAFC
JUST IN: Abducted Ekiti monarch regains freedom
VIDEO: House of a suspected kidnap kingpin being demolished in Benue
CBN moves to crash rice price with sales of 9m tons paddy to millers
I’d be a good example for younger girls – Yemi Alade
JUST IN: Troops kill 12 Boko Haram terrorists, recover gun trucks, arms
Reactions as Davido gifts kids free concert
Alleged N3bn diversion: Court adjourns trial of ex-Bayelsa Radio GM
Viewers thrilled as Fast and Furious 9 screens in Lagos
Restructuring: ACF places northern lawmakers on red alert
CBN releases 50,000 metric tonnes of maize to Obasanjo Farms, others
Fed Govt keeps Twitter in suspense over talks
Alumna donates to school


Why Grazing Routes Are Difficult to Recover
Petrol Subsidy Bites Harder, NNPC Proposes N114.3bn Deduction in June
Buhari: Drug Trafficking, Abuse Pose More Threat than Insurgency, Banditry
Army Chief Orders Destruction of All Boko Haram, ISWAP Enclaves in North-east
NEITI: $584m Oil, Gas Deals Sealed in Asset Ownership Changes in 2019
‘We’ll Fight Human Trafficking to a Standstill’, Ogun AG
Applicability of the Money Laundering Act to Legal Practitioners In the…
NBA-NEC Tackles National Issues at Abuja Meeting
President Buhari and his Faulty Policy of Non-Restructuring
Taxation Without Justification?
A Critique of the Court of Appeal Judgement in FRN v…
NBA Mourns its Past President
Showmax Offers Juicy Details of BBNaija Reunion S5
Insecurity, Inadequate Power Supply Hindering Niger’s Industrial Dev’t, Says Coalition
NIRSAL Managing Director/CEO Emerges Among Best Global CEOs
FCTA Demolishes 349 Shanties on Airport Corridor
NNPC, NEITI Deepen Efforts to Unravel Oil, Gas Assets Owners
FG Approves Award of Bayelsa Oilfield to New Owners
Osinbajo Lists FG’s Achievements in Infrastructure Development
Onwumere: How I stumbled into Real Estate
DPR Reiterates Support for Investment in Oil, Gas
Africa Projects 60% Vaccines Production by 2040
Amina Mohammed: A Distinguished World Servant Turns 60
Clarion Call for Peace Championed by Women
Connecting Nigerians in Underserved Communites
Rise, Fall and Liquidation of Africa’s Premier Carriers
‘Nigeria’s Devt Hinges on Logical, Scientific Approach to Solving Challenges’
61 Athletes to Fly Team Nigeria Flag in Tokyo 2020 Games
Switzerland Knock out World Champions France on Penalties
Pinnick Inaugurates LOC, Harps on Hard Work, Diligence and Probity
Dallaji Gives Hopes as Talent Hunt Programme Ends in Bauchi
Spain Defeat Croatia in Dramatic Eight-goal Thriller to Reach Q’final
Ronaldo ‘Proud’ of Portugal’s Efforts after Elimination
The Buhari Interview Revisited

The Punch

Border corruption: Security agents, smugglers worsen subsidy crisis, flout Buhari’s order
Nigeria has utilised 88% of vaccine, says PSC
INEC resumes Continuous Voter Registration, plans review
Presidency taking N’Delta people for granted, says PANDEF
Pictorial: Inside the apartment where Super TV CEO was murdered
My uncle said I’ll die poor, Aisha Yesufu narrates childhood ordeal
Osun mosque attack: Worshippers attempted unmasking our masquerader, says custodian, govt vows sanctions
Family in 15-month wait for police to prosecute cops who killed UNIZIK Law student
Two cultists nabbed for injuring rivals during supremacy clash in Ogun
Bizman’s bleeding wife’s health worsens following ordeal in hands of LASTMA officials
Diesel price jumps to N280, LCCI says inflation’ll rise
CBN warns against naira abuse
Reps to summon FIRS, fault banks as $30bn revenue probe begins
International airlines handwriting boarding passes
Uba’s emergence fraudulent, allege 11 Anambra APC gov aspirants
PDP threatens litigation as APC opens talks with three governors
Restructuring bill: ACF puts northern legislators on notice
Echetebu emerges APP candidate for Anambra governorship polls
Plaudits for new Celtics coach Udoka
Ebuehi passes Venezia medical
We hid inside dressing room to avoid being attacked – Enyimba
NFF denied me chance to play for Romania – Fatai
How to prevent truck accidents on Nigerian roads
BET Awards: Fans hail Burna Boy for three consecutive wins
‘I am alive’, actress Mbong Amata makes re-appearance on social media
BET Awards 2021: Busta Rhymes, Swizz Beatz, others pay tribute to DMX
BET Awards: Chadwick Boseman bags 10th posthumous award in 2021


Matawalle: PDP Threatens Legal Action, Dissolves Zamfara Executive
4th MSMES Awards: FG Impressed With Nigerian Youths’ Ingenuity – Osinbajo
NRC Apologises As Abuja-Kaduna Train Breaks Down In Forest
FG Extends COVID-19 Ban On Turkey, India, Brazil By 4 Weeks
Senate, NSTIF Differ On Alleged Misappropriation Of N84bn
National Gallery Of Arts Begins Exhibition Today
Kuje: APC Inaugurates New Executive Members
2019: NGO Urges Political Parties To Review Cost Of Campaign
Bwari: APC Scores Dikko High, Inaugurates New Executive
Farida’s Homework
Anambra: Echetebu Emerges APP Gov’ship Candidate
Senate: Group Backs Ajibola For Kogi West Seat
4th MSMES Awards: FG Impressed With Nigerian Youths’ Ingenuity – Osinbajo
Why I Started CashBox – Aigbogun
Interim Dividend Payment Pushes Investors Towards Tier-1 Banks
Reserves Dip To 44-month Low As Naira Weakens
Euro 2020: Switzerland Beat France On Penalties, Cruise To Quarterfinal
Euro 2020: Spain Sink Croatia In Eight-goal Thriller To Reach Quarterfinal
Burna Boy Beats Wizkid, Diamond Platinumz To Clinch 2021 BET Award
EDITORIAL: As NNPC Invests In Private Refineries

The Sun

Immigration boss, others hail Ugwuanyi on peace, development, support to security agencies
Over 3.4 million have taken 1st, 2nd of COVID-19 Vaccine – NPHCDA
Anambra Guber: Ngige calls for cancellation of APC primary
Moghalu insists APC has not held guber primary in Anambra
Ijaw leaders to FG: Take Niger Delta Avengers threat serious
Flee from temptations of Juicy cases, CJN warns new A’Court Justices
Uzodimma flags-off Imo-CARES programme to cushion COVID-19 pandemic effect
Imoke knocks Donald Duke
Military/IPOB clash: Uzodinma hailed for restoring peace in Imo
Anambra guber: Saraki congratulates Ozigbo on emergence as PDP candidate
APGA BoT scribe, Shinkafi to follow Zamfara Gov to APC
APC Congresses: Sale of forms begins July 1
2023: APC, PDP play hide-and-seek over zoning
Pollution: Obey court judgement, ERA/FoEN urges ExxonMobil
Court strikes out copyright infringement suit against Nigerian Breweries
CBN releases 50,000 MT of Maize to 12 firms
Leveraging technology to grow Nigeria’s capital market
U.S. to boost Nigerian women’s participation in business
Osimhen in transfer tussle with Juve, Spurs
2020 Olympics: Talented Agbo catches Brown’s fancy
Federer unsure of Tokyo Olympics
Napoli sets new mega-deal for Osimhen
Soludo, Ozigbo’s date with history
Gov. Abiodun and electoral fraud in Anambra
The gender of fatherhood
Kano anti-corruption commission halts probe into contracts for cancer treatment centre, procurement of govt diesel
Sanwo-Olu appoints former accountant general as LASU new governing council chairman
Defection to APC: ex-governor Yari backs Matawalle
Student Unrest: N21 million property damage at IMAPOLY Lafia, committee says
Ekiti in diaspora important in our development agenda – Fayemi
Court fixes Oct 7 for hearing in suit seeking forfeiture $5.78 million, N2.4 billion linked to Patience Jonathan
I see myself winning grammy awards soon –Jaybytee
Mass Communication graduate emerges Babcock University best with 4.91 CGPA

Daily Trust

Nigeria Prepares For 3rd Wave Of COVID-19
ACF Puts Northern Lawmakers On Alert
‘Some Things Don’t Add Up’
How Kaduna-Abuja Train Passengers Got Stranded In ‘Bush’
Tension In Lagos As Igboho Insists On July 3 ‘Yoruba Nation’ Rally
Road Crashes Kill 2,233 Nigerians In 4 Months
3 Killed In Benue Tanker Fire
Gunmen Kill Herder In Fresh Plateau Attack
El-Rufai: What I Told Buhari On Rightsizing, NLC Strike
Court Grants N55m Bail To Sokoto Officials Named In N500m Pension Scam
Police Ready To Prosecute Slain Job Seeker’s Murderer, Others — PPRO
FG Gives Sweet Potato Lifeline
Buhari Hailed For Resisting Anti-People Policies
Tuition Protest: Kaduna Denies Deploying Operatives To Suppress Students
COVID-19: FG Extends Travel Ban, Adds SA To List
DSS Arrests ‘Killers’ Of UNILORIN Student Raped To Death
Student Protesting Tuition Hike Shot Dead In Kaduna
One Killed As Masquerade Attacks Worshippers In Osun Mosque
Passengers Trapped In The Bush As Abuja-Kaduna Train Breaks Down
New Revenue Sharing Formula Ready This Year — FG
CBN Releases 50,000MT Of Maize To 12 Coys To Crash Price
Reps Grill Citibank Over $30bn Revenue Leakages
Nigerian Banks’ Stock Cheaper Than Ghana, Kenya — Report
Why We’re Supporting Small Businesses — FCMB
Polaris Bank To Reward Referrals Of VULTe Users
NDIC Begins Payment To Depositors In 14 Closed Banks
IPMAN Directs Members To Shun Strike Threat
Julius Berger AFP Launches Product Website
FG Engages 206 Monitors On Social Investments In Lagos
Estate Firm Unveils 1m Homes Project
SAHCO Grows Gross Profit By 57%
Air Peace’s Acquisition Of New Planes In Line With FG’s Aviation Roadmap- Sirika
IPMAN Reverses Decision To Shut Down Filling Stations
NSITF Paid N38b To Workers Using Unapproved Salary Structure, Audit Finds
Keystone Bank Educates MSMEs On Opportunities In AfCFTA Window
‘How Aged Networks, Poor Standards Worsen Electricity Supply’
Boy, 14, Drowns In Kano Pond
Aduda Urges FCT Indigenous Tribes On Peace, Unity
NASS To Solve Encroachment Into Railway Lands — Chairman
Group Urges Mobil To Obey Court Judgement On Oil Spillage
Editorial: National Assembly Leaking Roof A National Embarrassment
Benue Demolishes Buildings Belonging To Suspected Kidnappers
Suspects Held For Cement Theft Accused Ogun DPO Of Demanding Bribe

The Guardian

England face Germany in Euro 2020 blockbuster after France make shock exit
ERA/FoEN urges Mobil to obey judgment on N81.9b for oil spill
2023: When demand for governorship slot raises Enugu’s political ante
Rivers approves new Law School campus in Port Harcourt
Ogun monarch lauds Abiodun’s intervention in council primary crisis
FG embargoes travellers from Brazil, Turkey, India by one more month
Immigration boss, NAF hail Ugwuanyi
Ekiti State government laments low productivity of civil service
FG deplores low education ranking
Okowa mourns as PDP lawmaker slumps, dies
Police nab 10 robbery suspects in Borno
Occupants escape as building collapses in Lagos
12 injured as youths set houses ablaze in Delta community
Team Nigeria to leave for Japan in two batches, Dare discloses
Jude llo battles Williams in WBO world title eliminator
Djokovic advances, Tiafoe upsets Tsitsipas
Acting NIS director hails student, Eguavoen’s humility
Nigeria’s Ime Udoka becomes Boston Celtics’ 18th head coach
Mbappe the culprit as Switzerland stun France on penalties
On Security we cannot afford to fail, says Akeredolu
Akeredolu, Ondo PDP trade words over workers’ salaries
PDP to challenge Matawalle’s defection in court
Uba urges rivals to join hands with him
Endangered CBN’s anchor borrowers’ programme
Rising cost of doing business dampens SMEs’ optimism
Local airline to commence regional, London operations
NAAPE, Airtech unveil central database
Oil palm producers seek N200bn intervention fund from CBN
Open grazing: Buhari and the rest of us – Part 2
Udom Emmanuel’s unrelenting industrialisation push
The Chidinma/Ataga tango
Nigeria democracy day as a bespectacled devil


PDP to challenge Zamfara gov’s reported planned defection to APC
Family allegedly pays N2m ransom to secure release of Ekiti traditional ruler
Nigerian elected vice-chairman of Pan-African Postal Union’s 10th session
Fashola as seasoned administrator deploys his skills for growth of Lagos, Nigeria ― Sanwo-Olu
Tuition hike protest: NAUS condemns killing of student in Kaduna
Retired Shell Petroleum engineer shot dead, wife, two kids abducted along East-West road
PBR beans to address Nigeria’s 500,000 tons deficit ― AATF
High fertility rate generating demographic crisis in Nigeria ― Experts
Itsekiri leader, wife found dead at their residence in Warri
Farm, houses, cars set ablaze in Delta community over chieftaincy tussle
Abductors of Offa phone seller demand N30m ransom
Local funding central to Nigeria eliminating malaria — Stakeholders
Hypertension: ‘Why blood pressure measurement needs to be prioritised’
IFFs: Those negotiating projects for Nigeria lack specific knowledge ―…
Zenith Labour Party picks guber candidate for Anambra election
Obey court judgement, ERA/FoEN tells Mobil Oil
IPOB denies patronising native doctors as claimed by police
With collective prayers, we’ll win war against kidnapping,…
Desist from extorting Courier/Logistics operators, Lagos…
PIB must address governance structure, host community…
Go all out to win your wards in coming LG poll, says Lagos…
FG earmarks N50bn for completion of abandoned National…
PBR beans to address Nigeria’s 500,000 tons deficit ―…
One killed as students protest tuition hike in Kaduna
UPDATE: NRC apologise to passengers of Abuja-Kaduna train…
High fertility rate generating demographic crisis in Nigeria…
Incessant breakdown of Abuja-Kaduna train is normal ― NRC
Why you should not keep silent on sexual, gender violence,…
Secondary school students on rampage over colleague’s…
PDP to challenge Zamfara gov’s reported planned…
COVID-19: FG bans travellers from South Africa
Delta spends N1.3bn monthly on pension, as Okowa swears in 9…
FG to digitalise birth, death registration processes
We have suspended Nkechi Blessing, Iyabo Ojo, we will work…
We are building a professional army to accomplish our…
Men flee as suspected herdsmen abduct two women in Delta
Benue govt demolishes buildings allegedly belonging to…
Delta Speaker, Oborevwori, mourns late Ogba
FG earmarks N50bn for completion of abandoned National…
Incessant breakdown of Abuja-Kaduna train is normal ― NRC
APC Youths ask NWC to peg LG, State Assemblies seats at 45
Retired Shell Petroleum engineer shot dead, wife, two kids…
High fertility rate generating demographic crisis in Nigeria…
The obnoxious media bills
Babcock University produces 82 First Class
At Bowen’s 7th inaugural lecture, don makes case for applied research…
OYSIEC, please pay our money
We need improved government policies
Delay in passage of Electoral Act implications for Anambra, Ekiti, Osun gov…
Local private investors deserve to be celebrated for the growth of Fintechs in…
Why APC will continue to win elections—Oki


ONDO 2020: Akeredolu, PDP trade words over plan to mortgage workers’ welfare for ‘favourable court verdict’
Native doctor linked to ESN beheaded in Imo, 3 others on the run
You can’t take our mandate to APC, PDP threatens Gov Matawalle
Nobody can stop Lagos rally — Igboho vows
PDP constitutes committee for Akwa-Ibom State special congress
Human rights abuse and religious extremism in northern Nigeria
NG-CARES launched in Imo to tackle poverty — Govt
Yari, other chieftains welcome Matawalle to APC
Government did not deploy operatives to suppress protest —Aruwan
NGO takes medical, food outreach to displaced Ohafia residents
Watchdog: EU anti-money laundering policy is ‘poorly coordinated
Traders raise alarm over threat to invade market
Troops eliminate 12 terrorists in Borno
PENGASSAN seeks investor-friendly PIB
Gov Emmanuel preaches unity as A’Ibom PDP Caucus meets in Uyo
Betting on a Darkie: Mteto Nyati’s new book debuts on New York Times Square Billboard
Buhari is repressing human rights – and getting away with it
A bad workman quarrels with his tools
Defection not solution to Nigeria’s problem — Onuesoke
INEC resumes continuous voter registration online
Kebbi NGO graduates 100 youths on skills acquisition
Coalition against Islamic State meets in Rome, turns eye on Africa
Desist from extorting courier operators, Lagos Assembly warns LGs, LCDAs
National Assembly, AGF and power to invite the President
Borno Police Command arrests 10 robbery suspects, drug peddlers
UNESCO inaugurates family life HIV/AIDS education in Kaduna
Nigeria to lose vegetation by 2039 unless… – Climate Specialists
NGO empowers 95 with skills in Oyo
Bauchi: 20,000 rice farmers benefit from CBN anchor borrowers programme
FG approves TETFUND takeover of National Library project ― Perm Sec
Why state govs should be denied Pension fund loan bid
Challenges of financing sustainable growth
Ghana gets Abdul Samad Rabiu’s ASR Africa $3m education grant
Setback for French presidential race favourites after regional losses
1 killed as masquerade group clashes with worshipers in Osun
FG approves TETFUND takeover of National Library project — Perm Sec
Leaders, youths lament high profile killing in Ondo community
Anambra: APC sets up Appeal committee as seven aspirants kick
PDP constitutes committee for Akwa-Ibom State special congress
INEC resumes continuous voter registration online
Group warns Senate against confirming Onochie as INEC Commissioner
Defect to APC and vacate office, PDP threatens Matawalle
Kidnappers place N30m on victim whose pregnant wife was killed
Lagos hawker allegedly attack environmental operatives with weapons
Street Begging: Provide us with jobs, visually-impaired persons beg Ganduje
Uduak Daniel still unleashing her roar!
Nigeria failed my generation 38 years ago – Lancelot
How COVID-19 lockdown turned me into a music video director ― Oyin Ameen
CWG to boost revenue stream with new investments, partnerships
FG and the big lie on poverty in Nigeria
Pension Funds’ investment in equities up 70.4% to N830.6bn
Polaris Bank launches ‘Refer & Win’ reward for VULTe users
Economics and the better angels of our nature
Tunji Bello: In the flight of youth

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