News Headlines June 14, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 14, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Protest in N’Assembly as another Lasun’s aide dies
Doctors interpret Moji Olaiya’s autopsy report 3
Kidnapping: Dogara, Reps, service chiefs in four-hour closed-door meeting 
Ogun police arrest eight over death of bank agent
Dickson denies receiving N24bn 
‘North not responsible for South’s development’ 
Policeman drank beer before shooting wife, killing self – Hotel worker 
Anti-Igbo threat: Osinbajo vows to clamp down on troublemakers
Zenith Bank compensates slain cops’ families • PUNCH names NGOs to disburse funds 
Man kills wife, stepson after sex in bush
Budget padding: EFCC grills Jibrin for five hours
Nigeria would’ve been in danger if Jonathan had continued –Oshiomhole 
Melaye wants state of emergency in Kogi, Bello seeks senator’s trial
Asset declaration: CCT rules on request to free Saraki today
Osun by-election: Adeleke defects to PDP ahead of APC primary 
ICPC arraigns ex-Kogi commissioner for N35.5m fraud 3
Don’t describe judiciary as corrupt, NBA tells FG 
Flooding looms in 35 states, warns hydrological agency 
FG begins preparation for 2018 budget 
MKO Abiola: Reps want June 12 declared Democracy Day
Igbo must produce president in 2019 – Ohanaeze youths 
Tricycle riders shut down Owerri as truck kills colleague
I didn’t kill my pregnant wife
Bauchi police raid birthday party, arrest 14 cultists 
Suspects arrested for stabbing Abia resident to death 
Efforts on economy’ll fail if interest rates remain high – Senate 
Restructure for inclusive governance, justice and development 
Hoodlums steal INEC data machines in Rivers 
How we subdued kidnappers, other criminals – Obiano 
Nigeria, biggest recipient of payment from Shell in 2016
Helping farmers with sustainable farm construction
ICPC arraigns ex-Kogi commissioner for N35.5m fraud
FG to raise $600m from SWF, NSE for mining
How should FG resolve growing separatist agitations?
Suspects arrested for stabbing Abia resident to death
Igbo must produce president in 2019 – Ohanaeze youths
FG begins preparation for 2018 budget
Why you should avoid a bounced cheque
Firms, Babcock University collaborate on airline studies
Igbo free to form their own nation, we can live without them — Arewa youths
LMC banishes Sunshine to Ijebu Ode
Ahmadu-Kida emerges new NBBF boss, Gusau leads athletics
Policeman attacks candidate as crisis mars AFN poll
TMCL introduces Tennis Majors
No selection gamble against Cameroon – Rohr
StarTimes reveals plans for Confed Cup
US varsity, MasterCard Foundation to train 15,000 youths
All you need to know about male menopause (2)
Why Nigeria lags behind in clinical trials –Experts
Iraye-Oke residents ask Ambode to build health centre
Nutritionist recommends regular milk intake for kids
Toshiba sued $900m over 2015 scandal
Editorial: Terror sponsorship: Between Qatar and others


Osinbajo Meets Northern Leaders, Cautions Against Hate Speech
• Orders security chiefs to protect lives of Nigerians • To meet leaders from S’East Wednesday, traditional rulers Friday • 
2017 Budget as Lever for Economic Recovery
Divide Among Banks Widens as Small Lenders Face Cash Crunch
NPAN Asks FG to Rein in EFCC, Says Agency is Cowering…
Amaechi: Nigeria Was Inching Towards Civil War in 2015
FG Raised N205bn from VAT in First Qtr
June 12: House Directs FG to Confer Highest Honour on Abiola
Saraki, Senate C’ttee Meet Bank Chiefs on High Interest Rates
2017 Budget: Osinbajo Tasks Officials of FG Agencies on Revenue Generation
JIRS Generated N778.19bn in First Qtr of 2017
Protest over Death of Deputy Speaker’s Aide
Oshiomhole: Jonathan Couldn’t Even Build a Road to Yenagoa
Ajulo: Akeredolu’s 100 Days in Office is a Good Start
Sectional Agitations, Crime Top Agenda as House, Service Chiefs Meet
SCGN Workshop: Companies Advised to Embrace Good Corporate Governance to Succeed
Malabu Oil Deal: FG Fails to Arraign Former AGF, Adoke, Others
Dogara: House Committed to Passing Whistle Blower Bill to Tackle Corruption
Melaye Seeks State of Emergency in Kogi
Ahiara Diocese Crisis: Appointment of Bishops Not Based on Quota System, Federal Character, 
NDPHC Cancels Rockson Engineering’s Transmission Project Contract
Quit Notice: It’s Either the Presidency or Biafra by 2020, Say Ohanaeze Youths
NSIA, Others to Invest $600m in Mining Sector, Says FG
OPEC: Oil Market to Re-balance at Slower Pace as Output Rises by 336,000bpd
Court Grants Omokore Leave to Travel
Imo Bank Robbery: Police Promote Gallant Officers, Arrest Suspects
Pastor’s Wife, 52, Commits Suicide in Ondo
Police Rescue Hired Assailant from Jungle Justice
Two Women Arraigned for Encouraging Girls into Prostitution
Court Sentences Fake Surety to 22 Years Imprisonment
Report: Gap Between Tier 1, Tier 2 Banks Widens
ICRC Seeks Review of Concession Act
Dabiri-Erewa Urges Nigerians to Invest in $300m Diaspora Bond
CAP Plc Shareholders Approve N1.54 Billion Dividend
Skye Bank Promises to Release 2016 Audited Accounts Soon
FG’s Debt to Expand with N1.021tn Treasury Bills
Ambode at 54, Targets More Goals
Lamido Finally Declares
Lalong’s Strategies for Success
No Man’s Land
War against Fake Products
Peak Milk Offers to Refurbish Paralympians Gymnasium at Sportscity
I Saw Nigeria’s Defeat Coming, Says Egbe
Baxter: How I Caged Eagles in Uyo
Dalung Tasks Electoral, Appeals Committee on Free, Fair Elections
Impacting Knowledge in Students through Science Contest
Vice Chancellors Canvass World Class Status for Nigerian Varsities
Exam Ethics International Inaugurates YABATECH Staff, Students as Marshals
For Economic Restructuring

The Nation

Osinbajo: no one will get away with hate speeches
‘N284b budget padding’: EFCC grills Jibrin for hours
Reps to govt: give Abiola GCFR
NPAN, editors, IPC slam EFCC raid on The Sun
Afe Babalola varsity gets AfDB’s $40m loan
Budget 2017: Our fears, hopes by stakeholders
AGF demands capacity training for financial managers
Malabu: Reps panel to decide on Jonathan’s invitation
Woman, 52, commits suicide in Ondo
Ekiti APC threatens legal action over Paris Club cash
Suspected robbers raid church in Ondo
12:02 amIjaw elders clash over report on IYC crisis
Agitation for Biafra nonsensical, says Okorocha
Ondo APC crisis: Panel to publish recommendations on Kekemeke
Senate decries rising spate of suicides
Bida Poly to construct 6,000 capacity hostels – Rector
Cameroun will meet a better Eagles-Rohr
Fabio Capello hits China for Jiangsu Suning job
Technical Committee, Coach must work together says  Dalung
Confusion trail AFN elections
New AFN President vows to restore Athletics glory
NFF spend N100m on Rohr’s salary, 27 others
Encourage young female golfers, says LGAN
Don calls for ‘re-configuration’ of polity
Ekiti: Politics of probe panel
How APC can win Anambra, by Nwike
‘The Wedding Party 2’ wraps filming in Dubai
Nigeria to assist Niger on digital switchover – Minister
How the Alakijas shook UK with N2b wedding
Excitement as Ambode disburses N924.7m to 1,438
Police exhume slain fashion designer’s body
Suspected assassin, armed robber saved from mob
Man bags four months imprisonment for stealing phone
Abiola: Unsung hero of Nigeria’s democracy
Kaduna procures N600m books for secondary schools – Commissioner
Kano pledges to upgrade NYSC orientation camp in Karaye
‘Embrace new NYSC agriculture initiative’, Amosun urges corps members
UNICEF concludes study tour of Osun’s social protection policies
FIRS rakes in N778.19b in Q1
Only MD customers exempted from bills, says NERC
Fed Govt, NSE seek $600m investment fund for mining
Investment window for Nigerians in Diaspora



FSDH Forecasts May Inflation At 16.13%
Chaos As Gusau Wins AFN Election
Why I Want To Govern Anambra, By Nwike, Aspirant
Brutal Killings Of IPOB Members: Obiano Not Guilty Of Complicity – War Veterans
I Hawked Plantain, Studied Law Without A Law Textbook — Uchechukwu, Head Sapphire Partners
AMBODE: Celebrating ‘Product Of Coconut’ @ 54
Petralon Energy Appoints New Board Members
Road To Smart Nigerian Cities Begins With Reorganising Lagos Public Transport – Alon Lits, Uber GM
Kienka Floored As Agara, Nimrod, Akindoju Triumph
Sigma Pensions, PENGASSAN Partner On Workers’ Welfare
TMC Launches Nigerian Tennis Majors
Lagos To Erect Bigger Sculptures Of Fawehinmi, Abiola
Tension In Enugu Community
Modest Budgets For Great Curtains
Gov Ishaku Kicks, As Miyeti Allah Begins 7-day Strike In Taraba
FG’ll Deal With Hate-mongers — Osinbajo Dalung Cautions Technical Committee, Summons Rohr
I Took To Crime After My Father Disowned Me – Evans
Fuel Subsidy Returns, As NNPC Records N50bn Shortage
Jonathan Wasn’t Competent To Continue As President —Oshiomhole
*Naira Appreciates To N364
Only Igbo Presidency In 2019 Will Stop Biafran Agitation – Ohaneze Youths
War Drums, The Lies Of History And The Last Nigerian
For better or worse, we must make this marriage work. We need patience, tolerance, wisdom and generosity.
She Calls Out Her Ex’s Name During S3x
My Mum Is Living In The Dark Age
Is It My Fault I’m So Attractive
Jury Resumes Deliberations In Cosby Sex Assault Trial
Sean Diddy Combs Now World’s Richest Entertainer
Katy Perry Bids To End Bad Blood With Taylor Swift
Brutal Killings Of IPOB Members: Obiano Not Guilty Of Complicity – War Veterans
Assassination Attempts: Melaye Wants Emergency Rule In Kogi
Quit Notice To Ndigbo: Osinbajo Orders Security Chiefs To Protect All Nigerians, Property
Chaos As Gusau Wins AFN Election
Kienka Floored As Agara, Nimrod, Akindoju Triumph
TMC Launches Nigerian Tennis Majors
Dalung Cautions Technical Committee, Summons Rohr
Intrigues, Confusion Mar Federation Elections In Abuja

The Guardian 

Lagos releases N .698billion for Lekki Free Zone
Celebrating a ‘product of the coconut’ at 54
President’s Health: How Buhari’s government undermines FOIA
ICAN donates medical equipment to Lagos Island Maternity Hospital
Ayade increases aides to 5,096 despite zero allocation
Ifeanyi Okowa defends government over allegation of oil communities’ neglect
Police nab man in possession of human skull
Police to promote officers killed in Imo bank robbery
Man escapes lynching after foiled murder of boutique owner
Drama at sports federations’ elections
NFF clears Gernot Rohr, 26 other coaches’ salaries
France vs England: France edge thrilling friendly against England
Zambia vs South Africa: Zambia end South Africa’s 18-game unbeaten run
Roma confirm Di Francesco as new coach
Palestinians take FIFA to court over Israeli clubs
‘How Africa can deploy CFTA in removing trade barriers’
Oyo unveils plans to resuscitate Fasola farms, others
LCCI seeks government’s intervention in herdsmen’s activities, ports
UNIDO canvasses increased public-private partnership for economic development
Economy: Adopt best practice solutions
They did not know about the yam festival
Dousing ethnic agitations
North East: The new market force
Not scare mongering
2019 elections, Enugu PDP and return of Ebeano
In Katsina, Masari’s style brings votes for APC
Yoruba in UK tasks Tinubu, APC on restructuring
‘Wonder Woman’ buries ‘The Mummy’ at box office
Chinese Bridge: Enhancing proficiency in the Oriental language
MCSN woos COSON, seeks reconciliation of royalties
Two journalists map a smart city’s cultural, political, business landscapes

The Sun

Osinbajo blows hot
• Says we’ll deal with trouble makers Arewa youths’ declaration nonsensical, inciting –Okorocha
•Kano CP, MASSOB, northern CAN, Ohanaeze also react
Jonathan wasn’t competent to continue in 2015, says Oshiomhole
2019: Igbo youths demand presidency or Biafra
Abuja, Lagos record highest crime rate in 2016 –NBS
More facts on why Obama moved against Jonathan
The Sun invasion: Call EFCC to order, NPAN tells FG
Budget: NASS has no right to inject new projects –Osinbajo
Presidents should not appoint INEC Chairmen –Jega
Obiano’s humane approach to leadership
Reps deputy speaker’s aide dies over ‘delayed salary’
ICC Nigeria to discuss trade facilitation at AGM
Minister seeks ICT investment from Finland
DisCos face sanctions over failure to give consumers meters
‘NIPOST’ll leverage ICT tools for revenue generation’
How man hacked  pregnant lover to death over domestic chores
•Women, groups demand justice 
Tale of woes as flood sacks Anambra community
…Villagers blame government, construction coy 
Ambode: Celebrating ‘Product of the Coconut’ at 54
Ikorodu: Lagos capital of terror
•Agony, anger as ritual killers, cultists, kidnappers make life miserable for residents 
The monsters we create
Anti-corruption war: Nagging questions about recovered monies, properties (2)
Hereafter advice for Obasanjo & Jonathan (5)
Minister seeks ICT investment from Finland
2019: North wants Buhari, even on wheelchair –ACF chieftain
Anambra: I’ve got what it takes -Ozoemena
FG’ll address broadband challenges – Shittu
Sports federations election: Igali, Gusau, Kida emerge winners
…New AFN president vows to restore athletics lost glory
Joshua: Fans want Fury fight
EDITORIAL: Beyond the passage of Petroleum Industry Governance Bill


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