News Headlines June 16, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 16, 2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Evans arrested through sister, friend’s statements – Police source
Again, N’Delta militants issue quit notice to northerners
Alleged graft: EFCC set to reopen CCT chair probe
Budget: N’Assembly tackles Osinbajo, says legislature not a rubber stamp
IPOB tackles Osinbajo over meeting without Kanu
Police arrest 124 suspected rapists, sodomites in Kano
Petrol price: FG rules out total deregulation
Abuja serial car thief nabbed
Fenerbahce set to offload Emenike, target Musa
NSCDC arrests Nasarawa school principals for allegedly defrauding students
Naira to gain further on stock purchases –Analysts
Kidnapping: End of ‘Evans the Terrible’
Adeboye’s wife enrols street kids in schools
Seven reasons Nigerians love iPhone Can Nigeria truly work?
Things to consider when opening your first student account
Okoh, Onaiyekan, Dalung, proffer solutions to Nigeria’s problems
215MW Kaduna power plant gets zero gas supply
Police arrest player, 30 others for robbery, kidnapping
Babalola advocates two kids per family for Nigerians
Alleged $48m fraud: Jonathan’s finance coordinator declared wanted
Kano APC expels Jibrin, embattled lawmaker kicks
Socialite arraigned for drug trafficking
Osun by-election: Sheriff presents PDP flag to Adeleke
Chinese boss cripples Ogun worker with kung fu kicks
Agents arrested for cloning US visa payment slips
Command nabs 52-year-old for raping six-year-old girl
Joseph and conversations on the national condition
Emir of Kano meets Osinbajo, keeps mum
Ex-soldier held for illegal arms deal Naira to gain further on stock purchases –Analysts
LASG to train 12,000 students in entrepreneurship
I’m a true servant of God now – Majid Michel
Transactions on FX investor window hit $2.2bn – CBN
‘Ita-Giwa not fighting Ayade’
Banks raise N26bn for agric/SMEs equity fund
PDP’ll not field candidates in 2019 – Chime
Okoh, Onaiyekan, Dalung, proffer solutions to Nigeria’s problems
Chinese boss cripples Ogun worker with kung fu kicks
Agents arrested for cloning US visa payment slips
Command nabs 52-year-old for raping six-year-old girl
Ex-soldier held for illegal arms deal
20 feared killed in C’ River, Ebonyi communal clash
PDP’ll not field candidates in 2019 – Chime
APC BoT member drowns in Abuja flood
We’re not aware of move to recall Melaye – INEC
Ex-gov Oni joins Ekiti governorship race
NASS has powers to alter budget – Dogara
Lawmakers pass bill that allows birth certificates for miscarriages
SERAP faults Saraki’s acquittal, seeks UN-backed Commission against impunity in Nigeria
Petrol price: FG rules out total deregulation
215MW Kaduna power plant gets zero gas supply
How customer experience and revenue link
Police arrest player, 30 others for robbery, kidnapping
Why I shunned PSG – N’Golo Kante
Omagbemi’s nephew, other drown in ex-minister’s hotel pool
Family prepares for Joshua visit to Nigeria
Ndanusa seeks support for new tennis boss
1.6m teachers registered in one year – TRCN
80% of Lagos schools don’t play chess
School tackles NECO, JAMB over ‘immoral’ textbooks
Common Entrance: FG releases cut-off mark
Educationist calls for preservation of Nigerian languages
Time for youths to kick out corrupt leaders – Charly Boy
Unclassified movies: Censors board reconstitutes taskforce
Ajimobi’s daughter, twin boys celebrate birthday
‘Don’t exclude pharmacists from housemanship’
Caring for pets during Ramadan
Nigeria will save N4bn with local vaccine production – Experts
Siamese twins with rarest form of the condition get successful surgery
Blood donation reduces risk of cancer, heart attack –Expert
A mental health note for married couples
Four life-saving tips for text-walking
Editorial; Kidnapping: End of ‘Evans the Terrible


N’Assembly: Osinbajo Must Have Been Misquoted, We Can Alter Appropriation Bill
Lawmakers bicker over Senate/House superiority
EU Approves €143m Package for North-east
Again, FG Rules Out Total Deregulation, Oil Falls to Six-week Low
Inflation Drops Further to 16.25%
CBN Dollar Sales on I&E Forex Window Falls Below 30%
Court Grants FG’s Application for Protection of Witnesses in Dasuki’s Trial
OGFZA MD: Eko Support Free Zone to Be Fully Operational This Year
Amnesty International Wants Nine Nigerian Military Commanders Investigated
FG to Recruit 7,500 Graduates as Tax Liaison Officers to Boost Revenue
PIB Scales Second Reading in House
CAN Protests Replacement of Christian Education in Secondary Schools with Islamic Studies
Military Equipment to Fight Boko Haram Held up at Tin Can Port
Gas, Power Operators Decry State of Nigeria’s Electricity Industry
Nigerian Navy Redeploy 21 Rear Admirals
FG Denies Alleged Quit Notice to Nigerians in South Africa
Nnaji, Others to Proffer Solutions to power Sector Problems
Two Visa Racketeers Nabbed by Special Police in Lagos
FG, UNDP Collaborate on Validation of African Mining Vision
Court Adjourns Hearing in Zakzaky’s N2bn Suit against Nigerian Army
Osun: My Brother Rescued Aregbesola from Defeat, Says Adeleke
Senate to Probe Proposed Use of Diesel for Kaduna Power Plant
Police Parade 24 Criminal Suspects in Bayelsa
CrusaderSterling Pensions Bags Agusto ‘A’ Rating
IPOB Condemns Osinbajo’s Meeting with Igbo Leaders
Kano APC Expels Abdulmumin Jibrin
Russia Reiterates Interest in Ajoakuta Steel
20 Feared Dead in Cross River, Ebonyi Communal Clash
Two Visa Fraudsters Nabbed by Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos
Oni Writes APC, Unveils Intention for Ekiti 2018 Governorship Poll
Ayade Assures Investors of Quick Access to Land
FBN Holdings Improves Risk Management to Reduce NPLs
Stanbic IBTC Bank Supports Drive for Savings Culture
Master Mariners Urge FG to Reverse Duplication of Agencies Roles
Why Experts Fear Airlines May Compromise Safety in Nigeria
Customs Decries Increased Exportation of Prohibited Items at Lagos Ports
House of Representatives Committee Scores Intels High
Reverse Results of Lagos Council Primaries, Coalition Tells APC Politics
In Honour of Olusola Saraki
Apapa Family’s Soulful Gift to LASUTH
‘My Priority is to Transform Lives of Women and Girls’
Stakeholders Commend Lalong’s Development Strides
CP Harps on the Attendant Effects of Cultism
Draiklinas Celebrates Outstanding Staff
Issues in Anambra Politics

The Nation

 CAN visits Osinbajo, demands five-point agenda
 Osinbajo’s budget remark faulty, say Saraki, Dogara
 Reps blow hot over Acting President’s comment
 Bankers’ Committee: FX Window attracts $2.2b
 Conduct tribunal chair may face fresh EFCC probe
 Court okays partial secret trial for Dasuki
 I’ll win Osun West by-election, says Adeleke
 Marital issues affected me at Leicester — Musa
 NUT endorses govt’s plan to sack uncertified teachers by 2018
 Chief withdraws from Olubadan chieftaincy law review case
Teachers adamant as Kogi schools re-open
Child education, prerequisite for a better future
Bewarang begs Eguavoen, others:
Gombe United must respond against Sunshine – Chigozie
3SC sweat on the fitness of Ajani, Faleye
Floyd Mayweather Begins Training for Conor McGregor Fight
How Messi, Fabrigas are Spending Their Holiday Together
Tears as Tiote’s Body Arrives in Abidjan APC has no pact with AD, says ex-commissioner
‘Ikpeazu on course in Abia’
Wike wants true federalism
Censors Board reconstitutes taskforce on illegal movies
‘Lost in London’ sold out in cinemas on opening weekend
New BoI-support film gets glamorous Lagos premiere
NMA, PSN to tackle quackery
‘We’ll miss Osotimehin’
Health reporters mourn Osotimehin
Acid attack: Court extends couple’s detention
Businesswoman, two others held for alleged visa fraud
Picketing of Berger Paints continues as negotiations fail
Owoseni to Nigerians: Speak out to
Ogun empowers young people
Stanbic IBTC Bank supports savings drive
‘Ban on imported sugar stays’
Agric union adopts name



ADELEKE: The Last Chapter Of His Death Narrative
SARAKI: What Next?
Navy, Police Bloody Clash In Calabar
Rooney In Focus As China Transfer Window Opens
Super Eagles Loss To South Africa: NUJ/SWAN Decry Campaign Of Calumny
Biafra, Quit Notice And All That Nonsense
From Oscar To Pato, Five Big Chinese Signings
Lagos LG Primaries: APC Leaders In New Peace Moves
Affordable Housing And Cement Politics
NPA To Enforce Laws Against Environmental Pollution At Ports
5 Things To Do Before House Hunting
N-Assembly, Osinbajo Clash Over 2017 Budget
How To Safeguard Your Android Phone From Hackers
‘Allow Igbo To Have Their Nation’
Thread Softly On Psychiatric Test For Traffic Offenders, FRSC Told
2018 Fifa WC Qualifier: Nigeria Moves Cameroon Match Out Of Uyo
APC Expels AbdulMumuni Jibrin
Breaking: Court Okays 14 Witnesses Against Dasuki To Testify Behind Screen
Quit Notice: Ethnic Groups Urge Osinbajo To Beg Ndigbo To Forgive Northern Youths
N-Delta Group Blasts Amaechi, Oshiomhole Over Attacks On Jonathan
Mother Of Evans The Kidnapper, Goes Into Hiding
I Have Been Stereotyped In Movies, Says Mary Uranta
Davido’s ‘IF’ Song Causing Harm To The Nigerian Youths, Says Patrick Doyle
AMAA 2017: Our Plans, Our Expectations
Unending Search For The Owner Of ‘I’m A Fan’ Song
I Go Dye Bags Another Honour Alongside 24 Other Eminent Africans
Jibrin Dismisses His Purported Expulsion
Dino: INEC Not Aware Of Any Recall Moves – Publicity Director
Super Eagles Loss To South Africa: NUJ/SWAN Decry Campaign Of Calumny
2018 Fifa WC Qualifier: Nigeria Moves Cameroon Match Out Of Uyo
Double Tragedy Hit Nigerian Sports
Choice Of Schools For Students: Qualities Parents Should Look For
Greed, Cause Of Cyber Crime – Don
Unijos Fights Plagiarism Among Students

The Sun

Saraki, Dogara tackle Osinbajo
• We’ve power to tinker with budget –Saraki • We won’t be your rubber stamp –Dogara
Dasuki: Court allows FG shield witnesses
FG to recruit 7,500 graduates as tax liaison officers
FG tasks military to find lasting solution to herdsmen, farmers clashes
Governments’ve failed Nigerians –Okogie
IPOB rejects Igbo leaders’ meeting with Osinbajo
Quit notice: Osinbajo convenes joint meeting of Igbo, Arewa leaders next week
• Ohanaeze urges Ndigbo to be patient Shake-up as Navy redeploys 21 Admirals, appoints 5 new FOCs, others
How Evans defied prophet’s warning days before arrest
Obiano sets new standards in IGR generation
On Biafra, Ango Abdullahi did not speak for the North
Lesotho PM’s wife shot dead
Obaseki shuns Edo college reception, laments decay
• Sets up hajj committee, Muslim welfare board
Militants give northerners ultimatum to leave Niger Delta
Osun by-election: Adeleke receives PDP flag
Ondo APC disciplinary committee recommends Kekemeke’s expulsion
• Party’s SEC, SWC scrutinise report
Why Buhari couldn’t create 3m jobs promised Nigerians –Ngige
Inflation drops 16.25% in May –NBS
…Nigeria returns as Africa’s No. 1 crude exporter
Improved power supply ’ll boost Nigerian economy, says US envoy
Reps okay 3 PIBs for second reading
Leave Rohr alone –NFF 
Eagles’ loss to South Africa: NUJ decries campaign of calumny
Angola begins race to reclaim AfroBasket crown
Enugu 2019: Ugwuanyi’s achievements speak for him -Ayogu
EDITORIAL: The $1.5bn loan request
Ajayi: A life well spent
Ikorodu: Lagos capital of terror
•Agony, anger as ritual killers, cultists, kidnappers make life miserable for residents
‘How I started TV business in my room’
Your attitude determines your altitude
War rhetoric and Osinbajo’s peace overtures
Lest we forget we have a president
Arewa youths, quit notice and safety assurances

The Guardian 

Militants give northerners October 1 to quit Niger Delta
Government loses N475.8b to abuse of tax waiver scheme
Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe
‘Why National Assembly must adopt common framework on PIGB’
N-Power: Government considers 7,500 graduates as tax officers
National Assembly has powers to alter appropriation bill, says Dogara
El-Zakzaky: Court adjourns till June 30
Dasuki: Court grants FG’s request for witnesses to testify behind screen
Controversy trails Florence Omagbemi
Confederation Cup: Cameroon opens campaign against Chile
Ballless Nigeria, shameless NFF
Arsenal begins FA Cup trophy tour of Nigeria
Edo to refurbish Ogbemudia Stadium
NFF moves Eagles, Cameroon World Cup qualifier to Port Harcourt
‘We’ve not heard the last of national federations’ elections’
Nigeria spends N4.69trn on petrol import, demurrage
‘Power sector requires proper strategy, management’
WAPCo to buy gas from Dangote refinery for regional supply
UAC to boost operations through N15.4b rights issue
Editorial : The state of NDDC projects
Is MASSOB a joke?
Nigeria youth, corrupt practices and government
Osotimehin, the baba and their bob
Peace in Nigeria: A mission impossible
In Oyo, the race for Agodi gets crowded
NEMA DG, Reps member expelled from APC in Yobe, Kano States
APDA pledges better deal for Nigerians
2014 Confab delegates laud Senate’s move on report
Lagos demolishes shanties along Ijora railway line
Couple seeks help to discharge triplets from Lagos hospital
French military rocker gets reward for Oasis song rendition
Deadlocked Cosby jury eyes fifth day of deliberations
Reggae star Alpha Blondy calls for general amnesty in Ivory Coast
Going to university halves risk of heart disease, 30-year study shows
Lack of sleep, testing positive to HIV double chances of committing suicide
Low levels of vitamin A may fuel TB rise
Herbal blood tonics for anaemic conditions


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s