News Headlines Jun 29, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 29, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


NCDMB Sensitises Law Enforcement Agencies on Local Content Act
Like Tinubu, APC’s Vice Presidential Placeholder, Masari, Declares Certificates Missing
•It’s a non-issue, says Uzodinma •Action Alliance asks court to restrain INEC from listing ruling party, Tinubu for 2023 presidential poll
NCDMB Sensitises Law Enforcement Agencies on Local Content Act
Desperate to Stave Off Mass Defection, Buhari Meets 22 Aggrieved APC Senators
Two Years After, NUPRC Closes Out 2020 Marginal Oilfields Bid Round
NAICOM Revokes Standard Alliance, Niger Insurance’s Operating Licences
Russia-Ukraine War: Buhari’s Aides Seek Debt Relief, More Rapid Loans for Developing Nations
Niger Delta Elders Berate NDDC Boss, Adviser for Allegedly Supporting Its Operation Without Board
WHO: 30,000 Nigerians Die Yearly of Tobacco-related Diseases in Nigeria
House Invites HoS, Accountant General, DG PenCom, Others over Non-payment of Pensioners’ Gratuities
CBN, Bankers Committee Sensitises Lagos Markets on ENaira
Shareholders Excited as NIPCO Pays N3.25k Dividend Per Share
Understanding CBN Perspectives on RT200
Ayida: Why Berger Paints Adopted Four-day Work Week
‘Economic Prosperity Dependent on Security, Good Leadership’
CPPE Seeks Legislations to Compel Large Companies to Sub Contract Some Operations to SMEs
Electronic Transactions: FBNH, Access Holdings, Others Spend on Customer’s Fees, Commission Hits N81.8bn
Investors Trade Foreign Exchange Worth N24.93trn in 5 Months on Growing Demand
Isopi: €6bn EU-Nigeria Balance of Trade in Favour of Nigeria
BRF: The Omoluabi Eko At 59
‘Glamour Girls’ Climbs to Top 5 on Netflix Global Charts
THISDAY’s Vanessa Obioha Selected for MTN Media Innovation Program
Man Utd Near De Jong’s Agreement
Thiago Silva Urges Neymar to Join Chelsea
Origi Lands in Milan for Medical
NFF Appoints Falode as Falcons Chef de Mission for Morocco 2022
Ahmed Musa Lifts 5,000 Widows, Less Privileged Women with N100m
Amstel Malta Ultra Charges Falcons to Go for Glory
HiFL 2022: UAM Tillers, DELSU Titans Qualify for Round of 16
Dare Hosts Victorious Eaglets, Splashes N2m on Squad
£45mJesus Now a Gunner, Through with Arsenal Medical
Old Students Donate Laboratories, Art Studio to Oduduwa College
Greensprings School Premieres ‘It Still Takes a Village’ Series on YouTube
Pan-Atlantic University Turns 20, Seeks Partnership with Industries
Governor Emmanuel Increases Akwa Ibom University’s Subvention
Kidnapping: Lalong Orders Security Beef Up at Plateau Polytechnic
YABATECH Signs MoA with Bionomics to Boost Security on Campus
Gombe Committed to Transforming Education, Says Gov
GEP3: Changing Education Narratives in Ingawa
As Emefiele Has Been Saying
House Invites HoS, Accountant General, DG PenCom, Others over Non-payment of Pensioners’ Gratuities
We’ve Recorded Surge in Tech Startups, Says Edo State
Buhari Begins Four-day State Visit to Portugal
Lagos Set to Unveil 30-year Development Plan
CBN, Bankers Committee Sensitises Lagos Markets on ENaira
Understanding CBN Perspectives on RT200
Ayida: Why Berger Paints Adopted Four-day Work Week
Shareholders Excited as NIPCO Pays N3.25k Dividend Per Share
‘Economic Prosperity Dependent on Security, Good Leadership’
CPPE Seeks Legislations to Compel Large Companies to Sub Contract Some Operations to SMEs
Notore Hits Safety Milestone, Records 15m Man-hour without Lost Time Injury
APM Terminals Backs FG on Apapa Port Rail Linkage
AMCON: Josepdam Not Indebted to Us
Sokin Expands Payments Partnership with Mastercard Across the Region
FBNQuest Merchant Bank Partners USAID to Advance Urban Adolescent Health Program
AIO: Insurance Operators Urged to Promoting Environmental Sustainability in Africa

The Nation

Niger investigates deaths in private health facilities
Two charged with defiling teen daughter, seven-year-old
Bandits abduct Zamfara hospital CMD
Ibadan businessman arraigned on N186m fraud charges
15-year jail for landlords renting apartments to Yahoo boys
How APC governors edged us out, by aggrieved senators
Buhari dangles carrot at meeting with 15 senators Kalu: defection now ruled out
Banditry: Matawalle insists residents must carry guns in self-defence
IPOB leader Kanu to remain in custody till Nov. 14
Woman missing after police brutality in Osun
Woman arrested with explosives in Cross River
Marginal oil fields bid nets N200 billion, $7 million
Two shot in police-soldiers clash in Bayelsa
Three die in Kogi tanker explosion
Several killed in Ebonyi community attack
Hollandia excites Northern market
Our Reporter Jun 28, 2022
Bridging skill gaps in plumbing
BetKing, DSTV strike deal
5G: Nigeria begins race for 4.4b global subscriptions
Erigga asks about ‘Yahoo’ rulers’ penalty over EFCC’s warning
Pretty Mike under fire for mocking Christianity
Debate over Tiwa Savage, Tems as Afrobeat queen heats up
Mike crowned 2-time high jump champion
FIFA celebrates Okocha’s dribbling skills
Jun 28, 2022
World governing body Fifa remembered Nigeria legend Austin ‘Jay-Jay’Okocha with a video showing his dribbling…
Chelsea contact Man City over move for Raheem Sterling


Nigeria Generates N200bn, $7m From Marginal Fields Sale
AFTERMATH OF PRIMARIES: Save APC From Collapse, Buhari Begs Aggrieved Senators, Others
8 Years After, Jonathan Seeks Implementation Of 2014 Confab Report
House Tasks Ministers On Water Sanitation Projects
NYC Raises The Alarm Over Threat Of Viruses In Nigeria
Federal Govt Raises Tax On Tobacco Products To 30%
INEC Creates Additional 14 Centres In FCT For CVR
Zamfara: Need For Caution
Mixed Reactions From Stakeholders, As Increase In Aviation Fuel Price Threatens Airline Operations
After Tanko’s Exit, Senate Probes Supreme Court Justices’ Complaints
Troops Kill 3 Boko Haram Terrorists In Ambush, Recover Weapons
NDDC: Akwa, Eradiri Can’t Be Speaking For Federal Govt – Group
SIGNIS Raises Alarm Over Incessant Killing Of Priests In Nigeria
Judges’ Pay Review: NJC Backs Suit As Court Fixes July 15 For Judgement
Russia Slams Entry Ban Against Biden’s Wife, Daughter
Sultan Directs Muslims To Look Out For New Moon Of Dhul Hijja 1443AH
Nigeria Set To Manufacture Vehicles, Weapons, Aircraft, Others – Osinbajo
Criminal Cases: Aregbesola Advocates 12-Month Timeline For Justice Dispensation
Aggrieved APC Senators Meet Buhari, Change Mind On Planned Defection
Tinubu’s Certificate Saga A Non-issue- Uzodinma
Game Of Thrones: Emilia Clarke Won’t Return For A Spin-off Show
Alleged Organ Harvesting: Reps Vow To Ensure Justice For Ekweremadu, Wife 1
Ekweremadu: Federal Govt Probes Breach Of Citizens’ Data Privacy
I Don’t Want To Die, Chacha Eke Says As She Quits Marriage
JUST-IN: NAICOM Revokes Operational Licenses Of Niger Insurance, Standard Alliance
Despite CJN’s Resignation, Senate Probes Petition By Supreme Court Justices
30 Killed In Cameroon Land Tussle
JUST-IN: Court Dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s Fresh Bail Application
JUST-IN: Rivers Court Grants Reps Member Bail After 62 Days In Detention
Group Lobbies APC Candidates Against Muslim-Muslim Ticket In Kaduna

The Sun

Owo church massacre: We’ve not arrested any suspect –Police Force HQ
Defection: APC must not lose majority position in NASS, Buhari begs aggrieved Senators
Senate in fresh push to amend Electoral Act
Jonathan opens up on 2014 confab
Tinubu’s certificate non-issue if INEC’s record is efficient –Uzodimma
FG charges marginal field investors to raise crude production volume, reduce cost of doing business
Ekweremadu: Reps invite Aregbesola, Onyeama, others
2023: Police train personnel on election security duty
2 shot as soldiers, police clash in Bayelsa
Sanwo-Olu gifts 12 cars for outstanding teachers, school administrators
Alleged convention irregularities: Court rejects motion seeking Tinubu, Atiku’s disqualification
Ebonyi PDP crisis: Odii faction makes INEC list
Don’t take Igbo votes for granted, Igbokwe tells APC
Tinubu’s certificate non-issue if INEC’s record is efficient –Uzodimma
Tinubu’s certificates, running mate issues’ll be resolved before INEC’s deadline –Uzodimma
States liable for electricity supply crisis –Fashola
How Nigeria can avert another recession –Experts
Stakeholders accuse security agencies of complicity on Niger Delta environment pollution
No refinery is functional in Nigeria –NNPC GMD
Insistence on standards, reason for our rapid growth –Hammakopp
Mane rues Super Eagles absence from Qatar World Cup
Leicester tables new contract offer to Ndidi
NSF 2022: Delta approves 480-bed space for athletes
Thoughts on a third force
ECN, NEPA, PHCN, DISCOs: How Nigerians pay for ‘darkness’ (3)
‘Either of the two parties’ incorrect
Danger in false spiritual solution (5)
Why court rejected Kanu’s fresh bail application
…Denying him bail injustice, inhuman –Igbo youths
Ekweremadu: Reps invite Aregbesola, Onyeama, others
Northern youths mobilise support, embark on solidarity walk for Obi
…FG probes violation of Sonia, Nwamini data privacy
Edo frees 114 correctional centres’ inmates in 3 months
Obi: Trouble for Igbo political merchants
Accident claims woman on way to bury husband
Pains, agonies of demolition
How Nigeria can avert another recession –Experts
Alleged conspiracy/cultism: Federal lawmaker gets N20m bail
Thoughts on a third force
Reps rescind move to establish electoral offences commission
Gunmen kill pregnant woman, vigilante at Enugu drinking joint
… Continues probe on graft allegations against ex-CJN
Why we directed citizens to acquire guns –Matawalle
Why court rejected Kanu’s fresh bail application

Daily Trust

2023: My Original Certificate Missing, Says Masari, Tinubu’s Running Mate
Kano Pillars Battling To Survive Self-Inflicted Problems In NPFL
Will Nigeria Go The Way Of Sri Lanka To Default On Eurobonds?
3 Killed, 2,250 Houses Destroyed As Floods, Windstorms Hit Kano
How 5yrs Leadership Crisis Has Stranded Abuja Investment Company
Nigeria Issues 87 Marginal Oil Field Licences In 23 Years – Sylva
Why It Matters To Understand The Informal Economy In Nigeria
Can Nigeria Afford Another Recession?
EDITORIAL: Halt Desertification Now
Sleep Well To Live Well
Gov. Matawalle Should Not Open A Pandora Box
Lagos Man Charged With Brandishing Knife In Public
Customs Seizes N8.43bn Contraband In 6 Months At Apapa, Tin Can
Niger Insurance, Standard Alliance Lose Licences Over Failure To Settle Claims
Court Remands Dad For Fonding, Defiling Daughter
Kidnapper Killed In Gun Battle With Police In Edo
Action Alliance Drags APC To Court Over Tinubu’s Certificate
Customs Impounds 8,417 Bags Of Rice, Adulterated Diesel In Ogun
Why I Didn’t Get APC Return Ticket – Bulkachuwa
Man Caught With Human Flesh, Bones Arraigned
APPMAN Tasks Members On Employment Of Pharmacists
Impeachment: Oyo Deputy Gov Drags Assembly To Court
Pascal Dreams To Succeed Elder Brother, Francis Uzoho In Super Eagles
Dare Hosts Victorious Golden Eaglets, Praises NFF
Vote-Buying, Violence Threat To 2023 Polls, IPAC Tells UN
Police Arrest 45 Robbery Suspects In Kano
What I Discussed With Tinubu – Centenarian Who Kept Vigil During APC Primary
FCTA Set To Graduate 120 Rehabilitated Beggars
Swiatek, Halep And Gauff Reach Second Round At Wimbledon
12 D’Tigers Listed For FIBA African World Cup Qualifiers
Primaries: Kebbi Senator Wants Indirect, Consensus System Expunged From Electoral Act
APC Northern Women Want Females Picked As Running Mates
PDP Backs Media Trust 2023 Election Debate, Says Initiative Good For Democracy
Feisty Kyrgios Survives Thriller, Nadal Overcomes Wobble
Kaduna LG Chair Summons Emergency Meeting Over ‘Poisoned’ Cows
Insecurity: The View From The Pentagon
Monaco Sign Liverpool Forward Minamino On Four-Year Deal
Clash Erupts In Abuja Community Over FG’s Pasture Project
NDLEA Warns Politicians On Drug Consumption
Police Arrest Man, 30, For Alleged Murder Of Mother Of Four In Anambra
3 Killed, 2 Injured As Tanker Rams Into Trucks In Kogi
EU Moves To Boost N12.4trn Trade With Nigeria
Women Canvass Improved Training For Girl Child
Hajj: Lagos To Refund Intending Pilgrims As Saudi Declines Additional Slots
Smile Train Feted At Healthcare Awards
Peter Obi: We Must Move Away From Leadership That Concentrates On Sharing
Refineries Can’t Be Restored Soon – NNPC
Cows Stolen As Bandits Attack Ranch Near Sokoto Airport
EFCC: Landlords Who Have ‘Yahoo Boys’ As Tenants Risk 15-Year Jail Term
PHOTOS: Wike, Ikpeazu Vacation In Turkey
Presidency: Obi/Kwankwaso Alliance Is South East’s Best Chance, Says Jibrin
Defection: Aggrieved APC Senators Storm Aso Rock
Labour Leaders Assault Journalists Covering Strike In Ogun
NOUN Appoints New Registrar, Bursar, Librarian
Judge Adjourns Hadiza Gabon’s Case Over Wife’s Sickness
Tinubu To Acting CJN: Uphold Principles Of Law With Courage, Impartiality
Banditry: Matawalle Insists On Self-Defence, Inaugurates C’ttees, Deploys Vehicles, Bikes
Over 200 Illegal Institutions Awarding NCE Without Approval – NCCE
Communal Clash: Ayade Demands Release Of Missing Soldiers, Suspends Traditional Rulers
Sallah: Sultan Directs Muslims To Look Out For New Moon
Bandits Abduct CMD Of Zamfara Hospital
Tinubu’s Certificate Controversy Avoidable If INEC Had Functional Server – Uzodimma
Intending Pilgrims Protest In Kano Over Exclusion From Hajj
12 D’Tigers Listed For FIBA African World Cup Qualifier
TETFund Urges Vice Chancellors To Operationalise Centres Of Excellence
Inside Ogun’s Tuition-Free Academy For Indigent Children

The Punch

Ex-CJN to get N2.5bn benefits, Senate begins corruption probe
Sexagenarian dies as friend steals ATM card, withdraws N700,000
We’ll apply diplomatic pressure to help Ekweremadu –Reps
Exercise restraint, Buhari tells aggrieved senators
Ohanaeze, IPOB kick as court dismisses Kanu’s bail application
NSCDC arrests dancing Gombe youths, says action poses security threat
Aggrieved aspirants reject INEC lists, begin multiple court cases
Protest rocks Delta community as soldiers allegedly kill youth hunting snails
Dollar hits N615, local raw materials sourcing declines to 52%
Edo pupils learning on bare floor, community seeks govt’s help
13 marginal fields dormant, FG awards 57 to new investors
Ogun semi-literate unionists enforcing strike beat up PUNCHman for working
Teenage apprentice disappears after four months in Lagos, family panics
Ekiti workers give Fayemi 21-day ultimatum over unpaid entitlements
Commission cancels Niger Insurance, Standard Alliance’s operational licences
13 marginal fields dormant, FG awards 57 to new investors
Aggrieved aspirants reject INEC lists, begin multiple court cases
Action Alliance demands Tinubu’s disqualification, APC candidate’s supporters kick
Ekiti PDP harvests fruits of disunity at gov poll
Osun: Adeleke’s ex-running mate, PDP factional chair, others join APC
Barca’s Depay hooks up with Davido in Los Angeles
I’m ready to go, says Adesanya, ahead Cannonier fight
Basketball crisis: Dare must resign, insists D’Tigress star, Kienk
I’ve been paid ridiculous amounts, used without appreciation – Asake
What I learnt after taking break from social media – BB9ja Peace
If I were a girl, 50 mistakes I’d not make – Author
Glamour Girls: We’re just getting started, Play Network replies critics
Some people wishing my family death, Yul Edochie alleges
Editorial: IGP, rid police of rights abuse, extortion
High turnover of lawmakers, defections and democratic consolidation
Oyebanji: X-raying the future of Ekiti.
Agric varsities, governing councils and other matters
‘Ping Pong democracy’ and solution for Nigeria’s unity
Traders displaced from high tension line tackles Lagos for building shops in same area
Peace index: Security experts fault Nigeria’s ranking, decry insecurity level, suggest solutions
I started pumping weights at 14 when I was bullied as skinny boy – Blessing Awodibu, US-based Nigerian bodybuilder
Judiciary battles credibility crisis as Tanko bows out, Ariwoola faces uphill task
N165/litre fuel price unrealistic, killing filling stations – IPMAN Deputy President, Mustapha
Support local vaccines production, pharmacists beg govt
COVID-19 exposed West Africa’s diagnostic challenges – Lab scientists

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