News Headlines June 15, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 15, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Imo bank robbery: Nigeria not worth dying for, say policemen
Osinbajo meets S’East leaders, says war start with words
Reps demand military squad to stop killer herdsmen
Presidency kicks as CCT discharges, acquits Saraki
Should President retain power to appoint INEC chairman? 
Nigeria regains Africa’s top oil producer status 
Lekoil gets minister’s nod for interest in OPL 310 
ExxonMobil, others to empower 10,000 people
Cadets lack platform for practical work – Master mariners
Stocks soar by 1.38%, 37 gainers emerge 
Apapa port: Bad roads, others threaten 24-hour operations 
House committee commends Intels for standard operations 
Apapa Customs command records 39% increase in revenue 
Court quashes UACN purchase of Lekki property 
I didn’t pay Justice Yunusa to pervert justice – Nwobike 
Court quashes UACN purchase of Lekki property 
N963.7m refund: Court dismisses convicted oil marketer’s application 
Implications of new PIGB 
Coca-Cola, Obanikoro clash over N96.8m judgment debt
Court jails fake surety seven years 
FAAN tests explosive detector at Lagos airport
FG urged to fast-track auto development plan implementation
IITA wants farm inputs sales outlets in rural areas 
No evidence that NNPC remitted $15.8bn NLNG dividend – NEITI 
Moses advises Onyekuru to shun Arsenal – Report 
Musa praises Kano police 
British shotokan karate experts for Nigeria
A mental health note for married couples 
Doctor seeks early diagnosis of cancer cases 
LASG tasks market leaders on hygiene
Will Mother Earth dance to the drums of war? 
Protests, petitions greet federation polls
300 athletes for national junior trials 
Joshua to visit Nigeria in August 
Melaye, a social deviant, says Kogi governor
Oil falls to $46, Nigerian cargoes face competition
Mother ties baby’s mouth, dumps her in Lagos bush
Naira closes at 364/dollar, CBN plans N133bn TB sale
Three workers die as building collapses in Anambra
IITA wants farm inputs sales outlets in rural areas
Uganda, Nigerian firm to finalise oil exploration deal
Imo bank robbery: Nigeria not worth dying for, say policemen
Homosexuals fight over payment for sex in Lagos
Beninoise bolts with employer’s N2.8m rice, vegetable oil
Two men in court allegedly for gay sex
Man packages rice, sells it as iPhone to buyers
19-year-old reckless driver allegedly breaks pedestrian’s leg
Give your kids Western names, face jail term –Egypt parliament
35-year-old graduate joins Ekiti gov race
Hoodlums cart away INEC voter registration equipment in Rivers
I have no hand in Lagos PDP crisis – Kashamu
Osun West bye election: Ademola Adeleke emerges PDP candidate
Osun Primaries: PDP aspirants step down for Adeleke
Ambode, Donald Trump mark birthday
Fulani are threatening me, says Ortom
Ortom asks Tsav to resign
Stocks soar by 1.38%, 37 gainers emerge
Apapa port: Bad roads, others threaten 24-hour operations
300 athletes for national junior trials
Man behind Blue Whale suicide game arrested
Seven tips to cope with social media envy
Internet, key enabler of classrooms of the future
Editorial: Addressing Ikorodu serial barbaric killings
Onalaja: Activist Judge, Compassionate Christian
Who says Nigeria cannot break?
Nigerian youths and the resentment next time
Do parents need son-in-law’s permission to buy a car gift for their daughter?


Kashamu, Uranta, Frank, Hail Saraki’s Acquittal by CCT
Collapsed Building Kills 3, Injures 1 in Anambra
Rain Destroys 150 Houses in Kano
Protesters Halt Commercial Activities in Minna
Bauchi Receives N109bn from Federation Account in 2 Years
CCT Discharges Saraki, Upholds His No-case Submission
Flood: Declare State of Emergency on Federal Roads in Niger, FG Urged
NAZAS: Ensuring Empowerment for the Less-privileged
Can Special Courts Help Check Corruption?
W’Bank: Infrastructural Devt in Lagos Impacting Positively on Residents
Building Institutional Capacity Vital for Nigeria’s Economic Recovery, Says Udoma
NGO Empowers Women Nationwide on Sustainable Work
Blame N’Delta Leaders for Region’s Woes, Says Akinaka
Bego: Gaidam’s Legacy Already in Place
Ambode at 54, Targets More Goals
Dangers of the Trans-Sahara Trek
Ray of Light as Nigeria Commences Local Vaccines Production
Osotimehin: Exit of a Development Worker
UN, OAM Condemns Violation of Albinos in Nigeria
Body Odour is Preventable
Foundation Rehabilitates Primary Healthcare Centre in Abuja Village
Buhari and the 2019 Debate

The Nation

Fed Govt: no need to panic over quit notice
Osinbajo to Igbo leaders: condemn divisive remarks
CCT acquits Saraki of false assets declaration charge
I’ve been vindicated, says Senate President
Marketers beg Fed Govt to clear N800b debt
Evans breaks down in custody
Senate seat: Hussain, Adeleke are APC, PDP candidates
Nasarawa: Striking teachers’ union illegal -Lawmakers
Five arraigned for illegal arms importation, bribery
Ultimatum to Igbos: Nigerians,no need to panic – FG
Fulani herdsmen threatening me over open grazing law – Ortom
Saraki’s CCT acquittal: PDP calls for proper investigation
2017 UTME: 48 CBT centres blacklisted for malpractice
Abubakar architect of Nigeria’s current democracy – APC
Biafra: Group to petition US govt over suit against Army Chief, 13 others
Teachers adamant as Kogi schools re-open
Child education, prerequisite for a better future
Why we shut down school, by PTI students
Study hard to build your minds, Omatseye tells students
Is peace a mission impossible?
Democracy on trial in varsities
Learning from The Fix
Boxing champion, Joshua set to tour Nigeria in August
Nigeria can’t afford to miss World Championships, taekwondist pleads
Usain Bolt to feature in Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
StarTimes set to beam 2017 Confederation matches live
Victor Moses wants Onyekuru to join West Ham
Crystal Palace joins race for Iheanacho
One-legged golfer set for Challenge Tour
How govt can enhance natural medicine, by experts
Again, warning that today’s wheat damages health
Corps members get tips on healthy lifestyle
Shame of a nation: Tears, sorrow for travellers on East/West highway
Lekki Gardens: Suspects’ arraignment stalled again
FUOYE’s unending crisis
We shall rescue abducted pupils, Ambode vows
TETFund spends N7b in UDUS
School broadens pupils’ employment horizons
FEC okays $188.807m, N8.576b road, power, port projects
LFTZ: Catalyst for real estate market, urban growth
Refineries produce 22% of fuel consumption, says Kachikwu
Citi says economy on recovery path


Rain Destroys 150 Houses In Kano
What We Expect From Our Public Service — Benson-Oke
661 RIFLES: 5 Remanded Over Illegal Import From Turkey
Count Us Out Of Uwazuruike’s Romance With North —MASSOB
Remain Steadfast In Your Support For Okowa —Ahwinawhi
Eagles’ Loss To Bafana Painful – Aluko
20 Families Receive Special Surprises In Access Bank’s Family Fortune Promo
Enugu Traders Shut Markets To Rally Support For Gov Ugwuanyi Today
Bayelsa Stakeholders Advocate Adequate Funding Of Schools
AfDB, IITA, Others Train Young Entrepreneurs On Agribusiness
Why I Associate With OPC — Muslim Cleric
Katsina Assembly Indicts LG Boss In Fertilizer Scam
Osinbajo reassures Ndigbo, says FG’ll tackle issues decisively
Mother of Evans the kidnapper, goes into hiding
Naira Watch: External reserves down to 3-month low
Arewa quit notice: Don’t panic, Osinbajo tells Ndigbo
Breaking: A-Court voids Orubebe’s conviction, overrules CCT
Breaking: Assets falsification charge: CCT frees Saraki
Crystal Palace join race for Iheanacho
Chamberlain, Okowa speak on federation election
Eze’s irreplaceable – Laloko
French federation president tips Zidane for future France job
US Senate backs sanctions on Russia over US election hacking
Biafra: Everybody has the right to agitate, but – Umahi
Nigeria cannot survive without the Igbo – Femi Aribisala
Saraki’s CCT triumph: I predicted it and it came to pass – Fayose
Obumselu authored Biafra’s Ahiara Declaration – Col. Gbulie
He’s getting married to her – not me!
My wife refuses to accept this pregnancy
Jury resumes deliberations in Cosby sex assault trial
AfDB, IITA, others train young entrepreneurs on agribusiness
Unijos fights plagiarism among students
Rain destroys 150 houses in Kano

The Sun

Finland raises terror threat level

Ogba Zoo land grab: ‘Obaseki must act now’
Why I can’t condone polygamy – Sylvia Edem, actress
Bangladesh landslides death toll rises to 149
London: Death toll rises to 12 in tower blaze
Bello to Senate: Get rid of Melaye
U.S: Shooter in congressmen shooting confirmed dead
Turkey: Gulf Arab rift damages Muslim world
FG inciting workers against govs over Paris Club refund – Bayelsa govt.
Reps probe N41.714bn Social Investment Fund
Lagos LG polls: Makarfi-led PDP faction announces alliance with LP
West Ham raises bid for Onyekuru to £9m
NPFL: Akwa returns to winning way
Ex-Sunshine Stars boss gets appointment in Serbia
London: Death toll rises to 12 in tower blaze
Bello to Senate: Get rid of Melaye
Africa and Belarus partnership vital- Wofai Samuel
Turkey: Gulf Arab rift damages Muslim world
Bangladesh landslides death toll rises to 149
Ondo apc: A house divided against itself
Runsewe and the making of culture sector
Chronic or Half Treated Malaria
Don’t accept back pain as you would accept grey hair on the head!
Biafra: Misrepresentation of historical facts

Daily Trust

Tax: FG bars companies from short-changing Nigeria

Osinbajo meets S/East leaders, warns against divisive comments
Conduct tribunal clears Saraki
3rd-day prayer for former Katsina Attorney General holds today
Amnesty report: Army clears officers of war crimes
Nigerian firm signs two oil exploration deals in Uganda
Why we sacked workers – MTN, Airtel
Stock market gains N158bn
Kachikwu visits Shell, Total over PIB, JVs
Ban on estimated bills: DisCos agree with NERC directives
3 die as 4-storey building collapses in Anambra
Pensioners, artisans ground Minna in protest
Ita-Giwa summoned over alleged diversion of relief materials for Bakassi IDPs
Government failure fuelling separatist calls — CSOs
Makarfi-led PDP aligns with LP for Lagos LG polls
DG NEMA expelled from APC in Yobe
Ex-minister Chidoka joins Anambra gov’ship race
Boxing champion, Joshua to tour Nigeria in August
Pinnick says no tension over Nigeria’s AFCON, World Cup tickets
Okpotu, Aghahowa, Seka make Wonder Goal award shortlist
Kwali council evacuates silt on highway
Suspected cultists kill student in Karu
Ahmed Abdullahi
2017 hajj: FCT pilgrims board outlines security guidelines
I will not be President — Abiola (I)
In remembrance of a great man (II)
IGP Idris and making of new police force
Qatar ban: The biggest GCC crisis in recent years
That NIPSS think-tank conference on federalism
Police: death toll rises to 12 in London blaze
Gunman shoots congressman at Virginia baseball practice
Nigeria to get global education funds for Northeast, says former British Prime Minister
Editorial: Prof Babatunde Osotimehin []1949-2017]
FG charges 6 men over illegal importation of 661 firearms
Oil subsidy fraud: Court insists Brila Energy pays N963.7m to FG
Hajj fare: MURIC begs FG, state goverments to stop sponsoring intending pilgrims
Rigorous trainings during Ramadan insensitive – Group
Ramadan: NASFAT distribute Zakat to the needy


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