News Headlines Jun 5, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 5, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

BREAKING: FG, TUC meet over fuel subsidy
Foreign airlines blocked funds hit $812.2m
Sanwo-Olu to NLC: this is no time for strike
New governors groan under heavy debts
a day ago
From Aso Villa to Government Houses, it’s action-packed first week
African Refinery backs Fed Govt on subsidy removal
NDIC seeks stakeholders’ input on proper premium assessment
Commission to create jobs for 7,000 youths
Hoodlums attack ex-Lagos council chair
We’re pressing ahead with planned strike, says NLC
Army rescues 21 underage pregnant teenagers In Abia baby factory
Makinde breaks silence on PMS sack, Auxillary
Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Anambra
Subsidy: Cabals would’ve frustrated Tinubu like Buhari if… Kailani
Downsides of being an influencer, by Jenni O
ARCON bares its fangs in pursuit of industry standards
Deceptive subsidy: Unveiling the truth, seeking better path
For Tinubu, an 11th commandment


N’central Senate Caucus Congratulates Gbajabiamila, Akume, Hadejia on Appointments
Anambra Unveils Electronic Card to Curb Impersonation in Public Service
VFD Group Board Approves Unbundling of Majority Shares
Oladiji Emerges New Speaker of Ondo Assembly
Focus on Economy, Infrastructure Devt, APC Chieftain Tells Tinubu
NLC Divided as North, South-west Chapters May Shun Planned Strike
Foundation Give Grants to 500 Widows, Physically Challenged in Edo
Economic Zones as Catalyst for Industrialisation and Growth
As Nigerians Grapple with the Pains of Fuel Subsidy Removal
Any Future for National Carrier, Nigeria Air?
17th Lagos Motor Fair, 10th Autoparts Africa Expo to Drive More Investments
St. Lauren Pledges Support for Trade Partners in PH, Abuja
Texaco, STEAM Fun Fest Engage Youngsters on Creativity Challenge
Bluetti Announces Entry into Nigerian Market
Foundation Charges Youths on Excellence, Empowers 2000
Group Unveils Solution to Tackle Water Challenge
All Eyes on Tinubu, National Assembly
Can Tinubu Make Nigeria Safe?
The Yari Conundrum
When Will Suspended Adamawa REC, Others Be Prosecuted?
Tinubu’s New Govt and Old Challenges
Can PDP Now Cut Wike to Size?
Senate Presidency: Why the Cap Fits Orji Kalu
Befitting Honour for Businessman, Nasiru Danu
Hadiza Bala Usman Setting the Record Straight
Onukaba, Ugoji: How Atiku Shamed Death
Sad Exit … Life and Death of Raymond Dokpesi
Where is Ladi Adebutu?
Happy moments as Oyo Speaker, Wife Welcome New Baby
Babajide ‘Etekamba’ Sanwo-Olu Inauguration Blues
From Maryam to Aisha Babangida: Gifts to Nigerian and African Women
Olori Atuwatse’s Admirable Humanity
Why (Most) Nigerians Oppose Subsidy Removal
Postscript by Waziri Adio
Mr. President, Mind the Gaps
Nigeria and the Next National Assembly

The Punch

Kano gov sacks Hajj centre officials, demolishes hotel
I never assaulted my wife – Ondo deputy gov
Fuel importation: Marketers demand equal access to forex
Subsidy: NLC shuns FG meeting, electricity workers back strike
Adeyeye knocks critics over Osinbajo’s quiet Lagos return
PDP wants Tinubu to make asset declaration public
Don’t set Nigeria on fire, APC chieftain tells El-Rufai
Troops rescue 21 pregnant women in Abia baby factory
One dies, eight injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash
NDLEA seizes 390kg illicit drugs in four states
Delta police arrest six robbery suspects
Estate developer in court for duping church of N65m
Fuel importation: Marketers demand equal access to forex
OPEC raises Nigeria’s oil output as Saudi Arabia cuts production
Senate queries AGF over N910bn MDAs loan
I never assaulted my wife – Ondo deputy gov
Family seeks Otti’s intervention over kidnapped ex-ABSUTH CMD
Senate queries AGF over failure to recover N910bn loan
10th Senate: Group insists on Yari’s Senate presidency
Kogi: Ododo names teacher as gov election running mate
Leon beat Los Angeles 1-0 to win CONCACAF Champions League
French Open: Three matches to watch
Neymar questions African footballers commitment
Fans rejoice as AI offers ‘new’ Beatles music
Fans excited as Burna Boy sells out 80,000 capacity London Stadium
Editorial: Tinubu: Restoring peace in a country at war
Fuel subsidy and fuel burden
Matters arising from fuel subsidy removal
TB Joshua: The man with life’s biggest decision
I’m praying Otti succeeds, inherited debt from Ikpeazu huge – Abia NLC chair
Resident doctors insist on 200% salary increase demand
Taraba gov declares state of emergency on education


Fuel Subsidy: Electricity Workers Back Planned Labour Strike
NDIC Seeks Stakeholders’ Input On Robust Differential Premium Assessment
NNPC To Discontinue Crude Swap, Targets Cash Payments For Petrol Imports
OPEC Cuts Nigeria’s Oil Quota By 20% To 1.38m Barrels
Anglican Bishop Slams Political Leaders Over Dangote Refinery
Unity Bank Grows Gross Earnings To N57bn In 2022
Akume’s Appointment: Sani Musa, Wase, Gagdi Urged To Quit NASS Leadership Race
Don’t Politicise Fuel Subsidy Removal, Sanwo-Olu Tells NLC
Peaceful Transition Has Elevated Nigeria – IHRC
PSC To Review Positions Of Junior Police Lawyers
Ohanaeze Youths Warn Against Plot To Discredit Ugwuanyi
ECWA Blames Fuel Subsidy Crisis On Corruption
Skyewise Group Donate Items To FCT Police At Anniversary
Gbajabiamila: Tinubu’s Team Will Rescue Nigeria, Says Rep
Declare State Of Emergency In Health Sector, NARD Begs Tinubu
Catholic, Anglican Bishops, Unions Back Mbah On End To Sit-at-home Order
Maimuna’s Memoir: Parking Lot Palaver: Moving Forward!’
International Children’s Day: Wife Of Chinese Envoy Visits Orphanage In Abuja
EDITORIAL: OUR STAND: Subsidy Should Go, But Its Impact Must Be Managed Swiftly
10th NASS: PDP, LP Lawmakers Under Pressure To Vote Yari, Betara
Fuel Subsidy: Federal Govt, Labour Meet, Form Tripartite Committee
Kano Govt Continues Demolition Of Structures On Public Spaces
82 Fleeing ISWAP Terrorists Drown In Borno
Zenith Bank’s Onyeagwu Named Best Banking CEO In Africa
Probe Missing $2.1bn, N3.1trn Subsidy Payments, SERAP Tells Tinubu
Sub-Nationals: The Bumpy Road Ahead
Asiwaju Centre Commends Tinubu For ‘Prioritising Security’
South Korea Knock Flying Eagles Out Of U20 World Cup
Demolition: Firm Heads To Court, Demands N10bn Compensation From Kano Govt
Gov Abiodun ‘ll Consolidate On Electoral Promises – Amodemaja
How Prophet Fufeyin Prophesied Tinubu’s Victory, Court Cases
Fuel Subsidy: Federal Govt, Labour Make Progress, Form Tripartite C’ttee
Shettima, Zulum, Others Attend Funeral Of Former Borno SSG
Tinubu’s Team Will Deliver Nigeria – Satomi
C/River Community Decries Lack Of Amenities, Accuses Govt Of Neglect
Bandits Kill Scores In Sokoto Over Refusal To Pay Levies
Federal Govt, TUC Meet Over Removal Of Fuel Subsidy
2023 Hajj: 24,324 Nigerian Pilgrims Now In Saudi Arabia
Ex-Enugu Gov Ugwuanyi Not Hiding, Not Under Probe For Fraud – HURIWA
Imo Guber: Anyanwu Charges Religious Leaders To Rise Against Violence, Thuggery
NATCOM To Clamp Down Importers, Sellers Of Light Weapons, Ammunitions
Delta Gov’ship Tribunal Gives Deadline, Warns Respondents Over Delay
Unity Bank Grows Gross Earnings To N57bn In 2022
Zenith Bank’s Onyeagwu Named Best Banking CEO In Africa

The Sun

10th Senate: South-East deserves the Senate Presidency
Fuel subsidy: NLC boycotts talks with FG, insists on Wednesday strike
Anxiety in military over new service chiefs
NLC: We stand unshaken, undivided
Ohanaeze Ndigbo tasks federal lawmakers from zone to vote with discretion
PDP must begin healing process, embrace unity –Makinde
Plateau: Expectations as Mutfwang unveils plans
Issues as APC governors plot increased influence on party
Kogi Guber: NUT chairman unveiled as new running mate to APC candidate
Nigerian stocks post best returns in Sub-Saharan Africa
NGX expresses optimism on FG’s readiness to tackle FX constraints
Advans Nigeria surpasses global benchmarks for financial inclusion
FBN Holdings Plc reports N56.11bn profit in Q1 2023
Italy celebrates Osimhen
FIFA U-20 World Cup: Korea sends Flying Eagles out
Our title won’t slip in Asaba, Bayelsa Queens vow as Super Six begins
Ese Brume records another win in Poland
The Tinubu tax
Imo North: Trailblazer bows out of Senate
What’s the price of human life?
Welcome to ‘emilokan’ democracy
How soldiers allegedly killed businessman in Cross River
EFCC, Sean Bukah take war against cybercrime to Enugu school
Fuel subsidy removal: Anguish as transport fares, food items prices skyrocket
Subsidy: Tinubu ends 46-year-old monster

Daily Trust

Subsidy: Revert To Old Petrol Price, TUC Tells FG
Subsidy: FG, TUC In Another Meeting At Aso Rock
Bandits Kill 62 In Sokoto, Zamfara Villages
I’ll Be Servant-Leader, Delta Gov Assures Residents
Ebonyi Gov Pledges To Engage Professionals
Victims Of Police Brutality In Bayelsa Seek Implementation Of EndSARS Report
GOC Charges Troops On Training
Ogun Flays Student’s Killing, Orders Investigation
Dust Over Disappearance Of Nigeria Air After ‘Launch’
Bandits Gun Down Sokoto Villagers, Disrupt Burial
Kano: Demolition Of ‘Illegal’ Structures Raises Dust
Kogi Gov, SDP Guber Candidate Trade Blame Over Attack
GOC Charges Troops On Training
Nigeria Owes $812.2m Of $2.27bn Airlines’ Blocked Funds – IATA
NDIC Seeks Inputs On A Framework For Differential Premium Assessment System
Oil Refinery Investor Supports FG’s Subsidy Removal
5G Tech To Generate 22.3m Jobs, Yield $13.2trn In Global Economy – NCC
NNPC Winding Down Crude Oil Swap Contracts, CEO Says
9 Days To Inauguration: Akpabio, Yari’s Camps In Final Push As Tinubu Meets Lawmakers Today
Probe Ganduje, PRP Candidates Urge Abba Gida-Gida
We’ll Conduct Free, Fair LG Polls — Yobe Electoral Commission
10th N/Assembly: Don’t Be Rubber Stamp Legislators — Atiku
Benue’s 9th Assembly Passes 66 Bills, Dissolved After Valedictory Session
Lobi Stars, Enyimba Clash Heralds NPFL Super 6 Play-Off MatchDay 2 Fixtures
Nigeria’s Abubakar Lawal, On Cloud Nine After Setting Vipers Records
2023 NWFL Super 6 Kicks Off June 6 In Asaba
South Korea Knock Flying Eagles Out Of U-20 World Cup In Argentina
Imperious Djokovic Sweeps Into Quarters At Roland Garros
Aminu Masari: A Bridge Builder Turns 73
Is Gov Ahmed Aliyu At War With Fodio’s Legacy Too?
TB Joshua: Remembering Exit Of A World Changer
Editorial: Inauguration Speech: President Tinubu Should Walk The Talk
NGO Empowers Women In Abuja
Lawan Commissions Multi-Billion Naira Projects In FCT


We need to know how funds saved from subsidy were spent — NLC
Oyedepo, Enenche, others not fake for supporting Obi – Primate Ayodele
Subsidy: FG, TUC meet in Aso Rock Villa
Yahaya Bello’s convoy attack political, Natasha opens up
10th NASS Leadership: Tinubu to meet opposition lawmakers Monday
Contributions, positive investment performance push up PFAs to N15.58trn in Q1
Wema Bank appoints Olorunshola as chairman
We won’t succumb to threats at undermining advertising industry —ARCON
Unified exchange rate will guarantee free flow of money —Parthian Partners
Advans Nigeria crosses global benchmarks for financial inclusion
NBC unveils Green Area in Abuja
BDAN chairman says AMCON, NDIC charges burden on banks’ operational costs
Interest rates to moderate on N182.86bn T-Bills maturities
Selflessness: The hallmark of great leadership
The 9 things no one tells you about starting a business
FG commits 50% seed capital to Nigerian Wholesale Impact Investment Fund
‘My baby flew in safe’, Davido says as Maybach car arrives Nigeria
[PHOTOS] Renewed hope concert: Actress Eniola Badmus flaunts certificate of appreciation
Recruitment: NDLEA releases names of shortlisted candidates, see full list
Delta hospital shuts, patients flee as policeman attacks doctor
Why I sacked Auxiliary as PMS boss — Makinde
We must focus on things that unite us, Makinde tells PDP stakeholders
Your govt is temporary, Atiku tells Tinubu
Reps want Teachers to receive same salaries as CBN officials, other high-paying institutions
Family pleads Otti’s intervention over kidnapped ex-ABSUTH CMD, Iweaha
Bandits kill 37 over refusal to pay levies imposed on Sokoto communities
50 killed as bandits attack 2 LGAs in Sokoto
Kidnapped Catholic Priest, Rev Mbamara, regains freedom
Burna Boy makes history, sells out 80,000 capacity London stadium
I met my wife virgin at 21 — Isreal DMW
Ika nation honors Okowa as Delta govt names Lagos-Asaba road after ex-Gov
Delta community gives SPDC June 9 deadline over PIA implementation
FUELling Crisis
Ibadan, city clean initiative and Environment Day 2023
Pastors, lies and phantom prophecies
Fuel subsidy removal: Presidency should provide relief
EDITORIAL: The fuel subsidy issue
Compete with the competent
The parable of the rejected stone
Transformative power of employee ownership
Still in the forest of the heartless


Subsidy: NLC shuns meeting with FG; TUC seeks pay rise
Bandits kill scores in Zamfara, abduct over 30 girls
10th NASS: Vote with discretion, Ohanaeze Ndigbo tells federal lawmakers
OPEC cuts Nigeria’s oil output by 20.7% to 1.38 mb/d
Subsidy: Ndume asks Tinubu to personally meet with NLC to avert strike
Support for Akpabio’s Senate presidency shaky, number of supporters dwindle
Senate indicts AGF over failure to recover N910bn short-term loan to MDAs
Police nab 2 suspects over killing of tricycle rider in Niger
How I met my wife, Chioma — Davido
Why I sacked Auxiliary as PMS boss, Makinde breaks silence
Assault: l’ve never raised hands against my wife, says Ondo D’ Gov
Subsidy: NLC shuns meeting with FG; TUC seeks pay rise
If Obafemi Awolowo were President Bola Tinubu, By Owei Lakemfa
Makinde announces new Chairman of PMS after sacking Auxiliary
Tinubu’s govt is temporary, Atiku tells PDP NASS members
From Ranka Yadade to Ekaaro:Tinubu’s first week in power
Subsidy: NLC shuns meeting with FG; TUC seeks pay rise
Bandits kill scores in Zamfara, abduct over 30 girls
High cost of hair products: Women now use soft drinks for maintenance
Ikoyi Prisons boss laments lack of vehicles to convey inmates to courts
My nasty experience with vicious fuel subsidy cabal, by Okonjo-Iweala
I met my wife a virgin at 21 — Isreal DMW
Burna Boy makes history after selling out 80k-capacity London stadium
Nigerian men are good lovers but … – Rechael Okonkwo
Olu The Wave speaks on shooting Iyanya’s videos, new projects
IMG grows assets by 21% to N6.78bn, proposes 40k dividend
Investment experts x-ray Tinubu’s economic plans, make recommendations
Forex: Turnover in I&E rises 78% to $2.5bn as Naira depreciates marginally
Eliquis will prevent stroke in patient with heart condition, says firm
U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles crash out after losing 1-0 to South Korea
22 dead in auto crash involving Malawian footballers, supporters
Sporting star, Manuel Ugarte makes decision on joining Chelsea
Serie A: Osimhen breaks records, wins top scorer award
Chelsea to swap goalkeeper Edouard Mendy for Inter’s Andre Onana
Nigeria Air: Sirika and unlimited executive lawlessness

The Guardian

US assures NDLEA of more support in fight against illicit drugs, lauds Marwa
Autogas stalls as NNPC, marketers bicker over N500b debt, pro rated fuel cost
Nigeria faces fiscal tragedy, but subsidy removal offers hope
Construction costs to further escalate amid fuel subsidy removal
NLC boycotts meeting as FG, TUC seek options out of Wednesday’s strike
Pragmatic South Korea eliminate Flying Eagles in quarterfinals
Stakeholders seek deregulation of petroleum industry
Terrorists kill many in Zamfara communities, abduct 30 girls
Second term will be better, Makinde assures Oyo residents
Lagos plans to increase donated blood from 115,000 to 200,000 units
SERAP tasks Tinubu on probe of alleged mismanaged $2.1b, N3.1tr fuel, subsidy funds
NSCDC nabs four suspects for sodomy in Jigawa
Alliance tackles pollution to mark World Environment Day
Kaigama tasks Tinubu, others on national healing, fuel price
Nigeria’s broadband penetration drops as telcos lose 2.5m voice customers
Eagles Camp opens June 12 as Peseiro scouts NPFL Super Six Play-off for players
Rivers United bid to consolidate lead as Enyimba, Insurance seek first wins
Ghanaian wheelchair softball team beat Nigeria in Lagos
Bayelsa Queens begin defence of Super Six crown tomorrow
‘Legendary’ Benzema strikes on Madrid farewell to earn Bilbao draw
Benzema, Messi reportedly set for Saudi moves
Institute completes N8 billion twin-tower campus in Abuja
Stakeholders seek deregulation of petroleum industry
Terrorists kill many in Zamfara communities, abduct 30 girls
Editorial: FG, get justice for oil spill victims in Bonga, others
Firm unveils CSR project to mark tenth anniversary
Nigeria’s business conditions, confidence in economy level hit five-month high
Ikeja Electric, Sahara Energy Foundation build travelers’ lodge for Police
Dangote refinery, industrialisation and lessons for Africans
Governors and threat to democracy – Part 2
Nigeria’s new government: Economic progress at what cost?

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