News Headlines Jun 30, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 30, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Senator Kalu Applauds Fed Govt for Containing COVID-19 Spread
PDP slams APC
PDP loses two lawmakers to APC
Buhari: Matawalle’s defection a welcome development
Why I sacked commissioners, by Makinde
Zuma gets 15-month jail term
Successor/predecessor crisis
Wike, Amaechi: Unending rift in Rivers
Abiodun, Amosun: Battle for the soul of Ogun APC
APC, PDP, APGA set for Anambra governorship
Moghalu calls for fresh primary in Anambra APC
Ecobank, Ogunba didn’t abuse court process, Appeal Court tells Honeywell
Ecobank, Ogunba didn’t abuse court process, Appeal Court tells Honeywell
Nigerians in Benin seek govt intervention in leadership crisis
2021 MSME week: Bookshop hosts Osinbajo, trade minister
Firm offers free internet equipment to communities
Ndokwa APC leaders, members unite for chairmanship slot
Youths shut down NDDC office in Imo
Tokyo 2020: Aruna to captain Team Nigeria
Fashola hails Solaja’s book on Eagles
Bank threatens legal action against EEDC
Minister drums support for home-based Eagles
Messi breaks into all-time int’l scorers top 10
NPF Microfinance Bank’s N4.5b hybrid offer closes
Okorocha, Ihedioha, Araraume shun Imo peace talk
‘Niger Deltans will be happy with NDDC board’
First Bank, Sunshine Angels record win at Olukoya Basketball
CWG assures on sustainable growth
Euro 2020: Rice roasts England critics after Germany win
Access Bank launches new financing opportunity for African women businesses
Daily interest rewards on e-wallet for Aella customers
European Investment Bank: pandemic comes with economic scars
Cuba fights COVID-19 with homegrown vaccines
Is PDP in terminal decline?
Pension complaints and solutions
Ogun, Oyo workers’ fate hangs in the balance
Law Union & Rock Insurance now Tangerine General Insurance
PTAD: Resolving pensioners’matters
PTAD receives £26.5 million pounds sterling repatriated pension funds
Revitalising oil palm sector
Marginal oil fields: elixir for jobs, economic growth
Reflections on Communist Party of China at 100
Jigawa: Badaru’s passion for youth development
Gas: Emergency cross-over points
Buhari, NIRSAL and agro-Nigeria
Before 2023 politics takes centre stage
Towards a stable economy
How prepared are we for a post oil economy?
Bandits’ suppliers
Leaky basket
NDLEA not recruiting – Spokesperson
Cultists shoot student during exam in Delta Poly
Serena exits Wimbledon in tears
Umahi appoints new principal secretary, others
JAMB says right syllabus used for its examinations, debunks mass failure
BREAKING: Davido loses another close associate, Obama DMW
COVID-19: NAFDAC cautions importers, distributors others against Peruvian test kits
We raised money for Siasia to fight FIFA ban, Sports Minister insists
Police kill kidnappers while collecting ransom in Kogi
Makinde sacks CoS, Commissioners, others
Makinde sacks CoS, Commissioners, others
Court jails ex-South African President Zuma
Ebonyi Commissioner’s accident not in Enugu- Police
JUST IN: Makinde dissolves cabinet
Afenifere to Buhari: send bill on restructuring to National Assembly
Minister warns against discrimination of home-based players in Super Eagles
Two killed, ten injured as police team allegedly storms Oyo community
Direct Entry: JAMB registrar accuses institutions of awarding fake certificates
VIDEO: How FG re-arrested IPOB’s leader Nnamdi Kanu, by AGF Malami
BREAKING: England eliminate Germany from Euro 2020
Kanu’s repatriation good development for Igboland – Archbishop Chukwuma
Egyptian billionaire Onsi Sawiris dies at 90
Oyo PMS alleges plot to abduct Auxiliary
‘Nigeria should do more for widows’
Okorocha, Ihedioha, Ararume shun Imo peace summit
Huawei signs digital transformation deal with African Telecommunications Union
‘Wrong syllabus’ not responsible for mass failure in 2021 UTME – JAMB
Court extends time for Sowore to challenge bail conditions
LASU student bags 21 years’ imprisonment for raping fellow students
UPDATED: FG re-arrests IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu
Reps pass bill to treat victims of gunshot, confirm Yahaya as COAS
Regina Daniels gushes over son on birthday
INEC receives 1, 669 voter transfer request as online CVR begins
Mixed reaction trails arrest, arraignment of Nnamdi Kanu


Nnamdi Kanu Now Dot in a Circle, Arrested in Addis Ababa, Remanded
APC’s Good Performance made Matawalle Defect, Says Buhari
Senate Receives PIB Report, Begins Consideration Tomorrow
Again, FG Shifts Deadline for NIN Verification to July 26
NNPC to Borrow $3.8bn to Acquire Dangote Refinery Shares
Senate Receives PIB Report, Begins Consideration Tomorrow
Osinbajo Leads FG’s Collaboration with UN to Fight Hunger
Again, FG Shifts Deadline for NIN Verification to July 26
Niger Assembly Prescribes Capital Punishment for Bandits, Kidnappers, Informants
House Extends Deadline for Committee to Probe Freezing of Accounts
INEC Receives 1,669 Voter Transfer Request, 42,211 Applications
House Concurs, Confirms Yahaya as Army Chief
Buhari Seeks House’s Approval for N895bn Supplementary Budget
Stakeholders Kick against Creation of Mgt Board for Proposed SDGs Fund
APC Information Managers Seek Legislation, Action against Media Abuse
Assembly’s Hearing on Public Accounts Bill is a Hoax, Says PDP
Insecurity: House Urges IG to Investigate Jos Killings
NDLEA Raises the Alarm over Activities of Job Scammers, Blackmailers
Senate Rejects Committee’s Request to Present Budget Report Next Week
PIB: House Promises to Prioritise Petitions from Oil-producing Communities
Anambra Primary Election: Senate PDP Caucus Congratulates Ozigbo
Benin Coalition Tackles Obaseki over Proposed Return of Artefacts
FG Pledges More Support for Women Entrepreneurs
Delta Communities Threaten to Stop Protection of Agip’s Facilities
Poor Documentation, Fraud Major Challenges of Pensioners, Says Senator
Maduka: How I was Schemed out in PDP Primary in Anambra
TB Joshua for Burial on July 9
We Saved 175 Lives, N3.7tn Property in Three Months, Says Fire…
Ebonyi to Seek N’Assembly, NBC’s Co-operation to Relocate Citizens in Benue
Direct Entry: JAMB Registrar Accuses Institutions of Awarding Fake Certificates
Senate Moves against Funding of Criminals, Terrorists
Court Grants Sowore Extension to File Appeal Challenging Bail Terms
PDP May Lose Five Senate Seats to APC
NLC Vows to Defend Kaduna Workers’ Rights Through Lawful Means
Benue Rejects Planned Review of Land Use Act
Makinde Dissolves Cabinet
NCDMB, NEXIM Bank Earmark $40m for Women in Oil Sector
CSOs Raise the Alarm over Non-implementation of Police Trust Fund
2021 Constitution Amendment: SAN Warns against Elevation of Islamic Law
FG: Only 61 of 774 LGs in Nigeria Free from Open…
Niger Sacks 754 Civil Servants for Various Offences, Retires 5,258 Others
Non-oil Sector Grows Delta Economy to 51% in Six Years
Nasarawa Workers Resort to Mass Protest
APGA Faction Elects Njoku as Anambra Governorship Candidate
House Investigates Skewed Managerial Repositioning at Agip
House Asks FRSC to Ensure Proper Licensing of Tankers, Trucks to…
House Summons PPPRA Boss over Unremitted N1.62bn IGR
Kidnapped District Head Of Zungeru in Niger Regains Freedom
Oyetola Condemns Traditional Worshippers, Muslim’s Clash
Navy Recovers 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher in Borno Operation
Uduaghan Demands Probe into Delta Couple’s Assassination
Dare Drums Fresh Support for Home-based Eagles as Team Departs for…
Fashola Hails Kunle Solaja’s Book on Eagles
Osinbajo Leads FG’s Collaboration with UN to Fight Hunger
Buhari Seeks House’s Approval for N895bn Supplementary Budget
House Concurs, Confirms Yahaya as Army Chief
Again, FG Shifts Deadline for NIN Verification to July 26
Senate Receives PIB Report, Begins Consideration Tomorrow
Positioning for Interim Dividend Payments
New Beans Variety Safe for Consumption, Says AATF
Group Plan Wealth Summit in Lagos
Rotary Year 2021/22: District 9110 to Focus on Education
FG Honours 98 Public Workers for Outstanding Service
SAN Cautions Judiciary against Over-dependence on Executive
SGF, 10 Govs Receive Matawalle into APC
IPOB Leader, Kanu, Arraigned in Court Nearly Four Years after Jumping…
JAMB: Ill Preparedness of Candidates Responsible for UTME Mass Failure
NALDA Partners Abia on Job Creation for 3,000 Youths
Oil Price Predicted to Hit $100/bbl in 2022
AfreximBank to Support Ogun with $200m
CBN, NIRSAL: Boosting Agric Financing
NDIC to Pay Liquidation Dividends
AIICO Refreshes Website
3,000 APC Members Defect to PDP in Bauchi
‘Mr. Electronic Voting’ Makes a Bold Bid for APC National…
Tasking Primary for Anambra APC
Gripping Call for Emotional Intelligence
Poverty – A Systemic Failure Not a Personal One
Serena in Tears After Injury Retires Her from Wimbledon 2021
Messi Celebrates Most Capped Argentine Record with Brace
England End 55-year Wait for Knockout Win over Germany
Frank de Boer Quits as Dutch Coach after Elimination by Czech
Bruyne, Eden Hazard in Fitness Battle for Italy Clash
Mbappe Apologises for Missed Penalty in Shootouts
An Applause for Mentors
ADB President, Adesina is Keynote Speaker at AUN’s 12th Commencement in July
FSTC Principal Seeks More Involvement of Parents in Students’ Security
Philanthropist Donates Cash, Gifts to Orphanage Home to Mark 70th Birthday
Buhari and the Leadership Question

The Punch

Virologists disagree on vaccine combination
Hunters gun down two kidnappers collecting ransom in Kogi ambush
NYSC threatens sanctions as JAMB alleges fake mobilisation certificate
Club owners threaten to boycott AITEO Cup
FG to lift ban on fans soon – Minister
18 judges’ Appeal Court elevation: EFCC fraud cases, 1,000 others to start afresh
Kanu’s arrest: ACF demands caution, Archbishop alleges woman trapped IPOB leader
Petrol price should be more than N280/litre, says Kyari
Delta herbalist arrested with two human skulls, passengers nabbed carrying human blood
LASTMA officials arrested for extorting bizman, absconding with bleeding wife
Delta prophetess remanded for alleged murder over church dispute
Mosque attack: ACP leads probe, command summons warring parties
Recapitalisation: Microfinance banks’ assets rise to N1.01tn
Senate passes N329.96bn FCT budget, expects supplementary appropriation today
PenCom recovers N608.55m from 25 defaulting employers
Our governors being forced into APC, says Secondus
Amnesty to be replaced with Niger Delta stabilisation programme – Dikko
Five PDP senators set to join APC
Wike attacks PDP govs defecting to APC, knocks ex-NIMASA boss
FG to lift ban on fans soon – Minister
FIFA ban: Siasia lied, ministry gave him money, says Dare
Olukoya tourney: First Bank, Sunshine win opening games
Davido loses close aide, Obama DMW
374 civil servants dismissed as 380 retires in Niger
From arrest to extradition, eight things to know about IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu
Iyabo Ojo bags two award nominations amid TAMPAN fallout


As Infections Rise, Cuban Doctors Fan Out To Encourage Jabs
Indonesia ‘On Edge Of Catastrophe’ As Lockdown Looms
UN Food System Fits Into PMB’s Plan To Lift 100m Out Of Poverty – Osinbajo
CAS Calls For Regional Collaboration To End Security Threats
Speed Violations Accounts For 33% Of Road Crashes – Fashola
Presidency, Stakeholders Reject Board For Proposed SDGs Fund
Jacob Zuma Gets 15 Months’ Sentence
Insecurity: Nigeria Will Emerge A Peaceful Nation – Osinbajo
ForeMedia Launches Live TV, Afrika Talent Show, Awards
Ibadan To Host N500m ICT Park
2 Years After Jumping Bail, Nnamdi Kanu Rearrested, Clamped In DSS Cell
PDP Kicks As Matawalle, Zamfara Lawmakers Defect To APC
President Buhari Welcomes Zamfara Gov Into APC
Zamfara Senator Quits PDP, Says Party Factionalised, Lacks Internal Democracy
NNPC Seeks Bank Loans To Invest In Dangote Refinery
Air Peace Acquisition Of New Planes Creates 20,000 Aviation Jobs – Onyema
Indonesia ‘On Edge Of Catastrophe’ As Lockdown Looms
Nigerian Footballer, Kelvin Igweani, Shot Dead In UK By Police
FG Lauds Lulu’s Investment In Youth Development, Assures FOSLA Academy Of Support
EDITORIAL: Squelch The Embers Of Dissension
Is Bitcoin Mining A Viable Business In Nigeria?

The Sun

Sanwo-Olu re-launches Jigi-Bola
Govs, others who defect lack conscience –Wike
Buhari should be blamed for insecurity in country –Ortom
Mobilise fake corps members, face sanctions, NYSC warns schools
Prophet TB Joshua’s successor yet unknown – SCOAN
How Interpol nabbed IPOB leader in Europe
Restructure Nigeria to prevent civil war, Afeniferfe tells Buhari
Property seizure: Okorocha begs court to set aside Imo panels’ decisions
Reps to pass supplementary budget, PIB, Electoral Act amendment in two weeks
Anambra guber: Moghalu assembles legal team, seeks redress
Kidnapping: Police forced me to copy, sign statement, Evans’ co-defendant tells court
Police arrest 6 notorious abductors in Abia
Mass defection hits PDP camp in Senate
Poaching our governors, APC only achievement –PDP
Anambra guber: APGA’s parallel primary nominates factional chairman as candidate
Anambra guber: SDP’ll take advantage of crisis in APGA, PDP, APC –Okonkwo
Anambra guber: Saraki congratulates Ozigbo on emergence as PDP candidate
Controversy trails FG’s rail system over incessant trains breakdown
NIMASA seeks zero import duty for new vessels
French agency partners NPA on port infrastructure masterplan
Fair treatment of seafarers is FG’s priority –Amaechi
Buhari charges stakeholders to abide by NASRDA’s framework
Uganda rugby player vanishes in Monaco during COVID-19 isolation
Beach Volleyball: Kenya Women upsets Nigeria to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Boko Haram war without end
God’s candidate for 2023 poll – Issues of religion & zoning
Southern governors’ Asaba Accord to rescue Nigeria’s sinking ship (4)
Usifo Ataga: Death that staggered a nation
NIMASA seeks zero import duty for new vessels
French agency partners NPA on port infrastructure masterplan
Fair treatment of seafarers is FG’s priority –Amaechi
Kaduna State University’s fees increment and other matters
Buhari charges stakeholders to abide by NASRDA’s framework
Oritsejafor receives honorary degree from European American varsity
Heroism of Humphrey Nwosu regarding
Shirah leads immigration for Nigerians

11 govs, others in attendance as Zamfara gov defects to APC
Why I escaped: IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, opens up
UPDATE: Court orders DSS detention of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu
NASU laments lack of modern books, computers, software programmes in libraries
NDDC states readiness to partner stakeholders of ecosystem
IPOB lawyer says Nnamdi Kanu remains innocent, calls for calm
8 million Nigerian farmers to benefit from new GM beans variety ― AFAN
Our relationship with CAN, PFN, cordial ― Synagogue
Lafarge Africa restates commitment to investing in Nigeria
Court sentences 39-year-old kidnapper to death by firing squad in Bayelsa
Police nab four suspected armed robbers, cultism in Osun
Delta police nab three ritual killers, native doctor with human skulls, bowl of fresh human blood
Local funding central to Nigeria eliminating malaria — Stakeholders
NGX: Investors earns N29bn as market rebounds
Udeagbala takes the mantle as NACCIMA president on Wednesday
IBEDC dissociates self from sale of Unistar meters, asks customers to beware
UPDATE: Court orders DSS detention of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu
BREAKING: FG arrests IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu
Police wait on pathologist over Super TV boss’ murder case
NASU laments lack of modern books, computers, software…
NDDC states readiness to partner stakeholders of ecosystem
IPOB lawyer says Nnamdi Kanu remains innocent, calls for…
8 million Nigerian farmers to benefit from new GM beans…
Our relationship with CAN, PFN, cordial ― Synagogue
Lafarge Africa restates commitment to investing in Nigeria
Students clash: Ogun Assembly urges Education commissioner…
20,000 rice farmers in Bauchi benefit from CBN anchor…
UPDATE: Governor Makinde sacks Chief of Staff, 17…
Buhari welcomes Matawalle to APC, says party becoming more…
NGO to host oratory contest for young Nigerians
Imo governor swears 11 new permanent secretaries
Reps receive report on suspension of Twitter
Minister lauds NYSC’s corps deployment policy
Alleged N220m contract scam: How former Kwara…
Reps task FRSC on improved vehicle licensing process
FG targets more SMEs owned by women for industrial…
People with vested interests out to kidnap Auxiliary ― Park…
Ohanaeze urges Igbo to refrain from protests, processions in…
SDGs have potential to unlock, empower human economic, bring…
Kano govt to arrest tricycles without tracking devices
20 years after, Sanwo-Olu relaunches, expands Jigi-Bola…
Low scores in UTME not mass failure ― JAMB
Three killed, 10 injured in early morning attack on Oyo…
PIB: NNPC GMD meets Reps Wednesday
Nigeria’ll soon triumph over insecurity ― Osinbajo
Constitution review: We will address your needs, Omo Agege…
ACF expresses joy over Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest, says…
Police rescue four people kidnapped by gunmen in Oyo
Preventing spread of fake news in today’s internet age
Social protection: Veritable means of bridging inequality
Beyond digital economy and oil decline
OYSIEC, please pay our money
We need improved government policies
Thinking beyond rumour and prejudice
On indiscriminate sale of sedatives
Day Teslim Folarin visited Oke Ogun
Defunct CPC, ANPP, ACN in battle for APC chairmanship seat
A peep into Ekiti 2022 governorship and the hopefuls

The Guardian

Disbelief, shock trail IPOB leader’s arrest, re-arraignment
FG’s $4b stake in Dangote refinery raises dust
NDLEA alerts public to activities of job scammers, blackmailers
Niger political appointees to declare assets July 16
Kogi NUJ condoles with Bello’s aide over father’s death
Nigeria bleeding in many parts, says Afenifere
Senate passes PIB tomorrow, Gbajabiamila promises two weeks
Lagos urges occupants near collapsed Apapa building to relocate
Obaseki seeks support to develop Edo, insists politicking is over
Respite as repair works begin on Lagos airport link bridge
Why my administration focuses on science, technical education, by Diri
Sanwo-Olu re-launches Jigi-Bola free sight programme for 250,000 residents
Imo Assembly enacts laws to regulate borrowing, protect public funds
Eagles depart Abuja for international friendly with Mexico in Los Angeles
England end Germany hoodoo, qualify Kane for Euro 2020 quarterfinal
Coaches share exciting moments, challenges of university football
Adekuoroye is Team Nigeria’s flag bearer at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Usifo recalls Los Angeles ‘84 memory as CSED celebrates Olympic Day
Anambra guber: Silent schemes that shaped PDP, APC primaries
Editorial: The attorney general and $60b loot
External reserves drop by over $100m in three days
France-Nigeria Business Council to bolster bilateral ties
Stock market reverses losses as capitalisation rises by N28b
Fair future for seafarers
Wanted: A concerted demand for good governance
What it takes to amend the constitution
Awo, Nigeria, before and now
Nigeria democracy day as a bespectacled devil – Part 2

Daily Trust

Nnamdi Kanu Was Not Arrested In UK – British Govt
FG Seeks UN Intervention On Food Security
Reps Concerned Over Non-Conduct Of Census 15 Years After
Senate Okays Bills To Establish Health Sciences Varsity, ICT Institute In Benue, Niger
Police ‘Kill’ Two In Oyo
Many Universities Awarding Fake Certificates – JAMB Registrar
Bandits, Kidnappers To Die By Hanging In Niger
Afenifere To Buhari: Initiate And Transmit Restructuring Bill To NASS
Journalists Must Embrace Multimedia To Remain Relevant – Pella
Makinde Dissolves Cabinet, Retains SSG, 2 Others
Man, 24, To Die By Hanging Over Armed Robbery
‘All Stakeholders Agreed To Bury T.B Joshua In Lagos’
Reps Urge IGP To Investigate Killings In Plateau Communities
Bayelsa Court Sentences Kidnapper To Death
The Second Industrial Revolution: Nigeria’s Rice Industry
Olawepo-Hashim And The Initiative For Change
JAMB And Massive Failure: Putting Fact Into Perspective
China: An Inspiration In Building Africa’s R&D Capacity
How To Stop Fake News
South West And The North: Years Of Shared History Under Threat
EDITORIAL: Faruk Lawan’s Conviction
Nigeria Will Lose Nothing If Igbo Becomes President In 2023 – Ekweremadu
Inside Killings, Arrests In S/East
Nnamdi Kanu: Unmasking IPOB’s Controversial Leader
Why We Must Break Away From Nigeria – UNN Student
How Igbo Traders Control Critical Sectors In 31 States, FCT
Nigeria Learnt From Dikko Fiasco To Smartly Nab Nnamdi Kanu
After Releasing N5bn, Operators Await N17bn Aviation Bailout Balance
No Petrol Price Increase In July — NNPC
Senate To Debate PIB Report Thursday
PTAD Gets £26.51m Pension Funds From UK Firm
NCC Donates N500m ICT Park To Ibadan
AfreximBank Plans $200m Infrastructure Fund In Ogun
‘FG Losing N2bn Monthly Over Import Fraud At Ports’
Firm To Sustain Internet Service In Northern States
Fidelity Bank Dismisses Promo Claims
CBN, 6 Firms Join Local Internet Data Point
‘Why Cooperatives Excluded From Housing Scheme’
Senate Okays N329.9bn Budget For FCT
FCTA Trains Farmers, Agric Officers On Organic Fertiliser
Reps Urge FCTA To Fix Faulty Traffic Lights
Abuja Residents Resort To Dry Fish As Beef Price Soars
3 Fake Police, NSCDC Operatives Arrested In Ogun
Herbalist Arrested With 2 Human Skulls
Police Arrest Serial Killers In Osun
Court Jails Three Internet Fraudsters In Ibadan
Housewife Drags 5 Friends To Court For Calling Her A Witch
Kufana District Head Turbans New Ardo
NGO Calls For Muslim/Christian Co-Habitation In Kaduna Communities
Committee Wants Destroyed Houses In Zangon Kataf Reconstructed
Centre Rehabilitates, Empowers Victims Of Drug Abuse In Katsina
Adaidaita Sahu: Kano Residents Express Concern Over Influx Of Strangers
US Embassy, Centre Trains 100 Kano Teachers On Language Transition
Kano Scraps REMASAB, Releases N15m For Seedlings Production
10 Years After, PLWD In Lagos Decry Poor Implementation Of Law
PHOTOS: Buhari’s Children Storm London For Sibling’s Convocation
Buni Declares Matawalle Leader Of Zamfara APC, Dissolves State Exco
Governors Who Defect To APC Lack Conscience – Wike
Kidnapper Shot Dead While Attempting To Collect Ransom In Kogi
Nnamdi Kanu Remanded In DSS Custody Till July 26
PHOTOS: Fugitive IPOB Leader In Handcuffs
After Releasing N5bn, Operators Await N17bn Aviation Bailout Balance
No Petrol Price Increase In July — NNPC
Senate To Debate PIB Report Thursday
PTAD Gets £26.51m Pension Funds From UK Firm
NCC Donates N500m ICT Park To Ibadan
Senate Passes N329.963bn 2021 Budget For FCT
Boy, 14, Drowns In Kano Pond
Zuma, Ex-South African President, Sent To Prison

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