News Headlines June 12, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 12, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Imo bank robbery: PUNCH, others launch GoFundMe appeal for hero cop
Sickle cell anaemia and abdominal pains 
Okonkwo counsels women on regular cervical cancer screening 
Benefits, side effects of bitter kola 
NMA condemns assault on Igbobi doctor 
Going back to the negotiation table 
Imo bank robbery: PUNCH, others launch GoFundMe appeal for hero cop 
Suspected fraudster dies while running from Lagos policemen 
Courts have no power to delay criminal trials –S’Court 
$500,000 bribe: Prosecution kicks as CJ transfers Farouk Lawan’s case 
Bank robbery video: Security experts share perspectives on what transpired 
Ultimatum to Igbo portends anarchy, Fayose warns FG 
Group demands electoral reform 
Why I won’t apologise to the Senate — Ndume 
APC gov aspirant quits, backs Obiano 
LASG targets 618 new houses 
Lagos stops hotel from discharging wastewater 
Ex-soldier slumps, dies after watching Super Eagles’ match 
High interest rates: CBN, banks, MAN, others to appear before Senate panel on Tuesday 
Boko Haram terrorists sack Adamawa village over food 
School feeding in nine states gulped N3.7bn — Presidency 12:52 am
By-election: APC disqualifies Aregbesola’s aide, clears Adeleke’s brother for primary 
Kaduna sacks 4,776 district, village heads, others 
Alleged N43bn fraud: A’court clears EFCC to prosecute Ubah 
LUTH crisis is over, says CMD 
Lawyer appeals forfeiture order on Ikoyi N13bn 
FCT tanker explosion kills seven 
Bello denies sponsoring constituents to recall Melaye
Nasarawa deputy gov targets karate job
French Open: Nadal wins 10th title 
Uyo defeat: Dalung summons NFF 
Woman cries out over daughter allegedly killed by Alhaji
‘Nigeria must join push for greener societies’
Pope summons Imo Catholic priests for rejecting bishop
Lagos stops hotel from discharging wastewater
Restructuring: Malami is wide of the mark
School feeding in nine states gulped N3.7bn — Presidency
Gunmen kill farmer, injure husband in Edo
Police nab killers, rescue victims in Niger
Unpaid gratuity: Ex-college principal commits suicide in Imo
Hoodlums set man ablaze in Kano
I collected $1 million ransom – Kidnap kingpin
Insecurity: Rivers safer than Lagos, Kano, others -Wike
Cryptocurrency blockchain technology on the rise
IGI introduces online payment solution
LUFASI wants more efforts in nature conservation
Naira records further gain, closes at 365/dollar
Lagos urged to review building policies
High interest rates: CBN, banks, MAN, others to appear before Senate panel on Tuesday
I collect ransom in dollars, says Evans, notorious kidnapper
June 12, a history we can’t forget – Atiku, Tinubu



Anambra Guber Poll: Osita Chidoka Dumps PDP for UPP
UNESCO: AU Sole Candidate, Khattab Visits Nigeria, Seeks Support
Oba of Benin Tasks EFCC on Thorough Investigation before Clamping Down…
Dogara Launches Indigenous Bible in Gombe
Marcopolo M.D. Bags UniZik Award of Excellence
Taraba Speaker Hails Buhari, Drums Support for Anti-Open Grazing Bill
10 Stockbroking Firms Facilitate N525bn Investment in Stocks
Price of Diesel Drops by over 30% in Four Months
SINAICO Ltd Appoints Nonye Ojiaka as Executive Director
Neconde Energy Sues PENGASSAN after Termination of Workers’ Appointment
House C’ttee Orders Suspension of Lottery Activities with Telcos
NCC Wins European Quality Achievement Award 2017

How to Help Save the World

Remembering Herbert Macaulay
Like Madrid, Dominant Nadal, Completes ‘La Decima’ at Roland Garros
England Wins FIFA U20 World Cup
Eagles Uninspiring Uyo Misadventure
Bolt Wins Final 100m Race in Jamaica
Nigerian Universities in the Development Equation
Melaye: Bello Has Earmarked N1.4bn for My Recall

The Nation

Ramadan: Pray for Buhari, avoid watching television – cleric
Move to recall me will fail, says Melaye
My crime exploits, by kidnap kingpin Evans
Some of Evans’ exploits
BDC operators advise CBN on naira
APC panel clears Adeleke’s brother for Senate
Middle East group to invest in Arik Air
‘ANN sure of INEC registration’
We can’t afford another civil war, says IYC
Melaye: N1.4b earmarked for my recall project
FIFA U-20 W/Cup: Meet English players with Nigerian names that aided England’s win
French Open: Nadal wins 10th tittle
Aregbesola appoints Ogunjobi as SA on Football Matters
Tiote’s body to be flown home on Wednesday
AFCON Qualifier: SWAN President calls for understanding, greater service
Thomas promises to revive road races and marathons
Ahead of 2017 WTF World Championships: Nigeria’s participation in doubt
June 12: Memory that can’t fade away
June 12: What’s Babangida’s place in history?
Suspension: Why I won’t apologise- Ndume
Show More
Music, comedy, tributes as Wilson Badejo clocks 70
Shuga Band closes Lagos @ 50 with excitement
Walexy follows up with Omotola
Residents hail Ambode’s roads repair
Lagos asks markets to establish task force on sanitation
‘Use refuse basket in buses’
‘On Nigeria unity I stand’
UNICEF concludes study tour of Osun’s social protection policies
Stock Exchange may expel 56 inactive firms
Afam VI output drops to 350Mw on transmission constraint
‘Oil price’ll hit $51 per barrel’
‘How Nigeria can fix power sector’


Tribalism Responsible For Not Honouring June 12 At National Level — Jamiu Abiola
WHO Issues New Guidelines For Antibiotic Use
Edo Govt To Curtail Menace Of Herdsmen Paris Club Refund: Govs Resolve To Pay Consultants
Gunmen Abduct Delta Poly Registrar
PSP Truck Crushes Man While Fighting Moving Truck’s Conductor
Police Kill Okadaman Over N50 In Enugu
Gov Ayade Vows To Get Justice For Late Joy Odama
FG Spends N3.7bn On School Feeding In 9 States
Lawyer Condemns Raid On Citizen Agbogu’s Zaria Residence
June 12 In The Animal Kingdom
10.5m Out-of-school Children, A Ticking Time Bomb —Saraki
Anambra Gov Polls: Chidoka’s Defection Leaves PDP Empty
Only N17bn Paris Fund Was Paid To Rivers —Wike
Babayaro Faults Akpeyi For Both Goals Conceded By Eagles
Police Hunt Militant Leader Over Threat Text Messages
3 Modern Interpretations As Omoighe’s Exploration Into Deep African Sensibilities
JUNE 12: S-West States Declare Public Holiday Today
Obasanjo Warns Those Singing War Songs To Desist
Igbo Quit Notice: You Can’t Incite Us To Fight War Again, Igbo Tell Arewa Youths
How I Got My Victims, Made Billions From Them – Evans
Pope To Nigerian Priests: You’ll Be Fired If You Don’t Obey
‘Wonder Woman’ Stays Strong At Box Office, Leaving ‘Mummy’ In Dust
Movie Review: Hits And Misses Of Thabang Moleya’s Happiness Is A Four Letter Word
Ultimatum To Igbo Is Invitation To Anarchy- Fayose
Immortalise Abiola Now, Atiku Counsels FG, Says We Can’t Wish Away June 12
Theresa May’s Two Closest Aide Quit After Election Disaster
Nigeria’s Anti Corruption War: Has The Chicken Come Home To Roost?
Matuidi Calls On France Fans To Sing English Anthem
NPFL: Results From Matchday 24
French Open Headlines, Quotes, Key Stats And Facts – Day 15
Tennis: Nadal First Man In History To Win Record-breaking 10th French Open

The Guardian 

Afenifere warns against war, Atiku insists on restructuring
Court orders Shell to pay N122b damages for oil spill
Afreximbank woos global investors with $1tr trade status
Cost of driver’s licence remains N6,350, says FRSC
$1m my highest ransom, says Evans
Buratai, 13 others taken to U.S. district court over Biafra protest
UNESCO flays drop in education aid to Africa
Arik in talks with foreign investors, plans to pay N160b debt
CBN to raise N22 billion debt for government in three months
US, Mexico battle to draw after Bradley wonder strike
Nadal wins 10th French Open
Solanke is MVP as England wins FIFA U-21 World Cup
‘Inexperience, incompetence cost Nigeria dearly’
Retiring Bolt the ‘Ali of Athletics’, says Coe
Minister holds emergency meeting with NFF tomorrow
Third Party Motor Insurance and You
We don’t plan to divest African business, says Total
Strict regulatory enforcement can boost industry operations
BDCs seek rate cut, list naira recovery path
Promises of better days for teachers

The power sector and the current government
My name, my identity, my country – Part 2
Biafra and finding the Nigerian black box
What does Obasanjo want to do with a Ph.D?
I won’t apologise to Senate before my recall, says Ndume
Move to recall me will fail, says Melaye
Twenty-four years after June 12 elections, reflections on a paradise lost
We are hopeful of INEC registration, ANN assures members
Activists, Lagos government disagree over Abiola’s, Fawehinmi’s statues
Political friends, foes unite at Alhaja Obanikoro’s Fidau prayers
‘Wonder Woman’ stays strong at box office, leaving ‘Mummy’ in dust
South Africa’s pre-teen queen with ‘rainmaking’ powers
2 hours ago Arts
Olamide, others thrill Abuja residents at Glo mega music tour
‘Why Nigerian cities lacked coherent physical planning’
Nigeria’s commercial real estate market outlook still gloomy
Lawmakers caution developers against unapproved projects
3Invest, Houston EB5 seek investors in luxury condominium project

The Sun

June 12: The struggle that won’t go away
Obiano’s efforts to position Awka as an iconic city
Confessions of tobacco users
•We know smoking is dangerous, but we can’t quit 
Military Resettlement Centre to become university
We don’t need another war – Okowa
Nadal defeats Wawrinka in straight sets to win tenth French Open title
England beat Venezuela to win FIFA U-20 World Cup
FG dedicates Ikorodu terminal for agro exports
‘We created harmonization platform to end project duplication’
NNPC records improvement in gas supply
Sanctions await executive order defaulters, says minister
DOUBLE TROUBLE : How gunmen kidnapped, amputated polytechnic founder
Aren’t there Nigeria-minded Nigerians anymore?
Vulture for barbecue
Federation of the angry
Between Shehu Shema & Sule Lamido
Abiola, Tofa battle for supremacy
Nelson Mandela jailed for life
Gandhi found guilty of corruption
If Igbo want Biafra, let them have it -Shettima
APC faking defection in South East – Umahi
Benue: Tsav accuses Gov. Ortom of “executive recklessness”
Driven by passion, FIAT returns with Tipo as fore-runner
ILO global alert: 168m children in child labour worldwide
Jelani receives NAMA directors, restates commitment to auto policy
Dalung summons NFF technical committee over Eagles flop
Stop relying solely on foreign based players –Chukwu
Eagles’ll roar against Lions, Rohr assures
Obiano’s efforts to position Awka as an iconic city
EDITORIAL: Checking e-fraud in Nigerian banks


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