News Headlines June 2, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 2, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Alleged bribery tape: Anti-graft group asks EFCC to probe Melaye, judge
My abductors almost slaughtered me –Kano Rep 
Osun doctors threaten strike over half salaries 
Is decision to send NYSC members to farms right?
Senate wants tolls back on federal roads 
Too early for Nigeria to cut oil output –Barkindo 
Lagos plans to become Africa’s third largest economy 
FG sends medical officials to monitor pilgrims 
One month after, Osinbajo yet to inaugurate new ministers 
Pollution: We’ll go after expatriates, say N’Delta militants 
Court grants Justice Ajumogobia, Obla leave to travel abroad 
Chaos as House rejects S’East development bill 
IITA establishes research farm in Osun 
Marriage registry: FG urges court to dismiss LGs suit 
Govs raise the alarm over harmful rice importation 
Osinbajo in C’River, says Nigeria can’t afford to disintegrate 
Sterling Bank, LEAP Africa support economic growth 
Budget delay not good for economy, says Lemo 
Naira gains, closes at 374/dollar 
Movie actors, actresses still target of kidnappers 
Wale Adenuga honoured in Nasarawa 
TWO’s latest video celebrates Bob Marley, others 
Looking through the eyes of the customers
How to be ready when opportunity knocks 
Fayemi asks court to dissolve Ekiti judicial commission 
Bauchi teenagers abduct, rape schoolgirl 
Drama as ex-gov Shema challenges Katsina probe panel 
I won’t be discouraged as change agent — Sanusi 
Why Buhari chose UK ahead of Nigerian hospitals — FG
TCN to build three transmission sub-stations in Kaduna 
10 must-have gadgets for every home
FG sends medical officials to monitor pilgrims
I enjoy watching Messi – Ronaldo
Police nab VIOs for extorting motorcyclists
Three robbery suspects in Abuja police net
Suspected solar panel vandals held
Daughter seduces dad to discourage him from remarrying
Lawyer wants billionaire’s grave opened to retrieve buried money
Gridlock on Benin-Ore road as armed robbers kill one, rob passengers
Man bags 14 years for raping four-year-old stepdaughter
Abia lawmaker dumps APGA for PDP
Reps propose six months jail term for shunting, distorting queues
Lagos lawmakers want monarchs’ salaries increased
Calls for Buhari’s resignation wrong – Bode George
NBA calls for protection of Nigeria’s democracy
FG’s anti-corruption war on track – SERAP
Violence stops APC councillorship primary in Agege Ward
Sterling Bank, LEAP Africa support economic growth
Musa, Iheanacho show class in Togo win
APC inaugurates National Unity Cup
Dosu for Shuffle Select 2017
Eagles star keen on West Ham
VAT Wonder Goal: Obaje, Ammeh, Ubong make shortlist
Eagles move up in FIFA rankings
Meadow Hall pupil shines in Cambridge Learner awards
UTME: Group issues ultimatum to JAMB over results
NBC rewards outstanding pupils with cash prizes
Lagos graduates 10,000 adult learners
Ondo pupils lament non-availability of toilets
GHS founder tasks government on education policies
Movie actors, actresses still target of kidnappers
One Chance for stage at Lagos Country Club
Some vaginal bacteria may weaken anti-HIV gel – study
HIV/AIDS: Nigeria enrols 1.3m for antiretroviral drugs in first quarter
ICYMI: Nokia 3310 back in Nigeria, costs N18000
Editorial: Rape epidemic: making public anger count
Ambode: Off key note in a melodious verse
On Aisha Buhari’s recent trip to Kano
Psychological burden of raising children with sickle cell
Reality of work and fantasy of prayer
Osinbajo in C’River, says Nigeria can’t afford to disintegrate



Man Jailed 14 Years for Raping Step Daughter
Soldiers Kill Four Suspected Pirates in N’Delta
Two Killed as Armed Robbers Attack Passengers, Motorists Block Benin-Lagos Road…
Don’t Compromise Nation’s Unity, Osinbajo Tells Nigerians
Sultan Inaugurates Trauma Centre in Sokoto
US Govt to Partner Lagos on Ports Administration
Pinnick, Dikko, Aiteo Chieftains Meet Eagles in Paris
NDDC MD Escapes Death in Ghastly Accident, Police Officer Killed
Probe: Fayemi Goes to Court, Seeks Dissolution of Panel
Masari Speaks on How Buhari Saved Nigeria
Nigeria’s Manufacturing Index Expands in May
BoI Supports Farmers in Plateau, Benue, Nassarawa with N580m
Diamond Bank Gives out N90m to Young Entrepreneurs in BET Project
Seplat Assures Shareholders of Improved Results, High Returns
FG May Spend N35bn on Airports Landing Aids
FG: PSSP Will Make Nigerian Ports Regional Trade Hub
Tambuwal-Ihedioha: Friendship Across the Niger
Professionals to the Rescue
Chukwu Heads APC’s National Unity Soccer Championship
Toure Signs One-year Contract at City
Man City Agrees £35m Deal for Benfica Goalkeeper
Arsenal Takes Emirates FA Cup to Dubai
June 2, 2017
Preacher, Professor And Politician

The Nation 

N19b, $86m refund probe sparks anti-Magu protest
Activists condemn rally
Dollar crashes to N368/$1
House in turmoil over Southeast Bill
Senate fails to confirm Buhari’s 12 INEC nominees
Tight race as UK heads for poll
Travellers stranded as drivers protest killings on Benin-Lagos road
Nigerians, Dano Commemorate World Milk Day in Style
Yaya Toure signs new one-year deal with Manchester City
Champions League Final: Buffon Runs to Pope?
Fashion meets insanity: Undergraduates in trouble for wearing revealing clothes for dinner
Ode to a pioneer
Suspected cultists attack ex-union leader
Yaya Toure signs new one-year deal with Manchester City
Rosa Collins hopes to revive athletics in Nigeria
Quadri, Assar fail to lift Africa in Dusseldorf
AFCON Friendly: Eagles demolish Hawks 3-0
2017 NNPC/Shell Cup: State champions emerge
Amezon Boys, Shade Queens are MRS Kids’ Cup champions
LP decries LASIEC guidelines
Ambode promises more dividends of democracy
Lagos PDP urges members not to defect
Accelerate TV launches ‘Wrap Up’ with Toolz
Why parents must listen to their kids, by don
‘Calcium fortified milk guarantees good health’
‘Age not barrier to child bearing’
Trump ‘to withdraw’ from Paris climate deal pact –
‘Crying’ Physically challenged girl gets 20 wheelchairs
Travelers stranded as drivers protest killing of on Benin-Lagos highway
Man attempts to steal water tank,gets N50, 000 bail
Rector, workers clash over fresh recruitment
Ogun to stop paying WAEC fees
The Netherlands Education fair begins Saturday
NACCIMA targets improved regional ties
Pharmaceuticals canvass policy coherence
Made-in-Nigeria goods ’ ll boost SMEs, create jobs
Businessmen fellowship to hold seminar June 9


Fintech Sector, Having Positive Disruption – Emetarom, AppZone Boss
Eyo Festival: History And Features
Customs Lifts Maritime Cup For The 5th Time
4 Killed, 50 Houses Destroyed, As Ebonyi, C-River Communities Clash
Ajimobi, Wife Celebrate Media Aide, Yomi Layinka, At 60
One Dead, Houses Burnt, 19 Arrested, As Okorocha’s Hometown Burns
Omare-Led IYC Faction Rejects Reconciliation C’ttee Report
Our Summit University Not Only For Muslims — Ansarud-Deen
NNPC, Bayelsa Govt To Build Power Plant
Killer Herdsmen In Edo’re Fleeing Terrorists From N-East —Obaseki
OLUBADAN: Kudos, Knocks Greet Review Of 1957 Declaration
Ramadan: Magu, Sagay, Ribadu, Oloyede, Talk On Corruption At MMPN Symposium
Armed bandits unleash terror on Benin-Ore road
Reps in rowdy session over S’East Devt Commission Bill
We won’t pass PIB piecemeal like Senate — Reps
EPL: Chelsea earn over £150 million
Man Utd drop interest in £87m Griezmann
Champions League final: Juventus take on Real Madrid to end a 21-year itch
Hand of God’ linesman dies
Lagos APC: Unchanging Crisis
Nigerians are tired of promises; they want to see results, says Archbishop
May woos Brexit voters but manifesto row hits support
Fayemi asks court to restrain Fayose, others from probing his govt
We didn’t conduct ‘assessment poll’ on Buhari’s administration — APC
Domestic violence: Women have a big role to play — Yul Edochie
WAP out with footage of Papa Ajasco Reloaded
Bishop Peace Okonkwo reaches out to people as she celebrates 65th birthday
Unstoppable Davido!
Funke Akindele, hubby, mirror music industry in new drama series

The Sun

Outrage as deadly gang, Badoo, butchers man, wife, children
Drivers shut down Benin-Lagos highway
• Protest murder of colleagues
Rowdy session as Reps reject South East development bill
Fresh crisis hits Ondo APC as party suspends chairman
4 feared dead in Lagos Island gang fight
Governors raise the alarm over killer rice 
Senate mulls tax on fuel
50 years on: An ode to the land of the rising sun and Nigeria’s inconvenient truth (2)
Critical minds for critical times: Role of media in building peaceful, just and inclusive society (2)
Obiano has lived up to his name ‘Akpokuedike’
Outrage as deadly gang, Badoo, butchers man, wife, children
Killer herdsmen threat to national security –Obaseki
Group urges Senate to reject new PENCOM DG
The imperative of changing present order
Daily Sun report breathes new life into decrepit school
•Old students move to rebuild Mafograms, offer best student US scholarship
Poor time management, power cuts mar One Africa Music Fest in UK
The AFCON U-17 men in Gabon
Danmole’s insightful lecture on Lagos at 50
Let Osinbajo be, please (1)
Biafra: 50 years dream that refuses to die
Biafra: Another war we can’t afford 
Lagos @ 50: Igbo community honours Ambode, Okiro, others
Reps summon Adeosun, AGF over N17bn office equipment contract
PMI: Real sector in sustained growth to May, says CBN
…As more Nigerians secure jobs
Devt of African TV industry takes front burner at Beijing seminar
Int’l friendly : Eagles whitewash Togo
Pinnick, Dikko, Aiteo chieftains meet team in Paris
… Soar in FIFA ranking
End of the road for solar thieves in FCT
4 feared dead in Lagos Island gang fight
EDITORIAL: Stemming tobacco deaths


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