News Headlines June 18,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 18,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Buhari’s anti-corruption panel lambasts Presidency, judiciary
Federal Government to appeal Saraki’s acquittal
Suspects die in army cells — Panel
APC senators set to clash over report
Presidency may shun Senate over 2014 confab report
Troops nab B’Haram member, rescue 19 children
Traffic offence: Psychiatrists fault FRSC use of psychologists
NUC drafts curriculum
Half of IDPs’ food diverted –Presidency
Amaechi, Abe feud
FG has no plan to immortalise Abiola – Investigation
Outrage as #FreeEvans campaign goes viral
Elizade University lecture
Police arrest notorious Ibadan car thieves
Fire guts Diya’s house
Rainstorm destroys 60 buildings in Ondo
Face governance and leave me alone, Amaechi tells Wike
NULGE workers protest, demand LG autonomy
Oba of Benin strips community head of title
Police arrest pastor for defiling, impregnating minor
Robbery video: Families of slain cops thank PUNCH, Nigerians
IPOB tells schools to teach Biafra history
I didn’t defect from APGA, says Obiano
One killed in police, robbers’ shootout
Ikpeazu dissolves cabinet, makes new appointments 1
Union denies sending buses to evacuate Igbo
Anti-Igbo threat: Police beef up security in Kano
Collapsed bridge: Three travelling traders robbed, killed in Niger
NDLEA hands over 5,580kg expired drugs to NAFDAC
Gunmen abduct three students, lecturer in Kaduna
Adamu invited many young girls to his house for sex — Cook
Imo bank robbery
It’s not a lie: D’banj stages a comeback
My ex-wife is running for her life –Emeka Ike
Punishing fraud in Niger Delta agencies
NTA Newsline: Where’s the magic gone?
Nollywood is Nigeria’s best export – Mike Ezuruonye
Not every similar work is copyright infringement
I was never jealous of D’banj – Dr. SID
Police arrest notorious Ibadan car thieves
Fire guts Diya’s house
Rainstorm destroys 60 buildings in Ondo
Oba of Benin strips community head of title
Police arrest pastor for defiling, impregnating minor
One killed in police, robbers’ shootout
Senators are paid peanuts – Tejuoso
PDP more democratic than any party in Nigeria – Fayose
To stop fuel importation, govt should privatise refineries — Orjiako
Five ways to upgrade your car’s tech components
In search of low interest rate for businesses
Know your diagnostic codes
Executive orders: Govt agencies refuse to vacate ports
Nigeria ranks 119 in global innovation index
It’s a lie, Bishop Okpaeleke doesn’t have Pope’s backing — Catholic Priest
Ajimobi has no right to review Ibadan chieftaincy law — Ladoja
Dad disciplines us more than mum — Ali Baba’s daughter, Xsara
Al-Mustapha’s stay in prison has affected his mind — Opadokun
Abiola’s properties don’t belong to Kola alone — Abdulmumin, Kudirat’s son
Rivers United in must-win Confed Cup tie
AIG Mohammed ordered his men to beat me up — Opara-Asonze
Omeruo tips Eagles to beat Cameroon
Russia beat New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener
Monaco sign Meite
Only two Kenyan CHAN venues ready – CAF
Bida Poly to start degree programmes
IUS judge declares mistrial in Cosby sex assault case
Depression associated with operations
Police treat man who killed my daughter like a VIP —Mother
G part of those shielding Joy’s killer — Lawyer
Editorial: Punishing fraud in Niger Delta agencies
Because Nigerians have not said No
Managing your shortcomings in the workplace
Who wants Biafra?
Seven things men expect during first time sex with women
Six things your body undergoes when you kiss a new person


Bakassi Groups Trade Accusations over Diversion of Relief Materials
Ita-Giwa to appear before House on Wednesday
Benue Recruits 4150 Cooks for School Feeding Programme
APC behind Niger PDP Chairman’s Travails, Says PDP
‘FG’s Proposed University of ICT Enugu Campus Ready’
Jonathan: No Single Individual, Group Can Solve Nigeria’s Problems
UN Pays Tribute to Osotimehin
FG Orders Audit of Anti-Human Trafficking NGOs
Navy Chief, IGP Petitioned over Invasion, Closure of Maritime Academy
Army Confirms Arrest of Suspected Terrorist, Intercepts Four Traffickers
Abia PDP Guber Aspirant Alleges Threat to Life
Igbo Quit Notice: Sectional Approach to Law Enforcement’ll Destroy Nigeria, Says HURIWA
Obaseki Urges FRSC on Traffic Clean-up
Nigerians Mark 3rd International YOGA Day
IPOB Announces Grants for Schools to Use Geography Texts with Bight of Biafra
NALT: Stricter Laws Will Quell Terrorism, Cyber Crime
UNICEF Partner Imo to Develop Minimum Service Package for PHC Service Delivery
APC, PDP Destroying Principles of Democracy in Nigeria, Says ADP
June 12 as a Major Dynamic of Equitable Restructuring of Nigeria: the Foreign Policy…
Anambra Govt: Rumours of Intercepted Arms in Nnewi Untrue
Ogba Zoo: Obaseki Moves to Reclaim Encroached Property
ASUU-UUB Celebrate Reinstatement of Sacked Members
Why Agitations for Biafra not Serious Yet, by Tejuoso
Road Operators Tasked to Apply Cognate Experience to Uplift Sector
Police Nab 3 Teenage Robbery Gang Members in Benue
UNICEF Advocates Equal Opportunities for Girls to Access Education
Capital Budget Implementation Raises Concerns on Inflation
Conflicting Signals Over Etisalat’s Indebtedness to Banks
Implementing Executive Order at the Ports
Using Travel Market to Attract Tourists to the Emirate
Abdulhameed’s Blazing Passion for Agriculture
Disturbing Signals from Kogi
Now That the 2017 Budget is Signed…
Adieu, Stay of Proceedings!
Ara Returns to Atunda Entertainment
Israeli Author Wins Man Booker International Prize
Abuja’s Private Atelier Showcases Luxury
Beneficial Ownership Takes the Stage in Ghana
Cameroon, Chile Clash Live on StarTimes
Hazard Plays Down Transfer Rumours
Russia Win Confed Cup Opener
Caleb Varsity’s Experience, Indication of Great Research Potentials, Says VC
New Nigeria Needs New Nigerians
EDITORIAL: Needless Controversy Over Recall of Judges

The Nation

 Buhari rejects files, orders aides to meet Osinbajo
 Etisalat, banks talks deadlocked over $1.2b debt
 Lagos transport magnate paid me to avoid kidnap, says Evans
 Ikorodu: Cult groups strike peace deal
 CBN: $2.2b foreign capital inflow boosts equities
PDP crisis great danger to Nigeria’s democracy, says Bayelsa Gov Dickson
Bill Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial
N4.7b debt: AMCON siezes multi-billion naira Lagos, Ogun, UK properties
Benue salary wage bill third highest in Nigeria -Audi Ogbe
Anambra: Uba vows to unseat Obiano
Rooney and Coleen join others in star-studded wedding of Phil Jones
Arsenal eager to top €18m bid for M’Baye Niang
Moukandjo optimistic as lions battle Chile in Confederation Cup
Arsenal star Bellerin pledges support to Grenfell Tower victims
Cantona slams Deschamps: He is an accountant, not a visionary
‘Nigeria Karate athletes will feature at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’
IAAF Long Jump: How Okagbare Hits Headline as Wig Flew Off
Ogun 2019: Return of the Yewa agenda
‘I think even Ojukwu saw error of Biafran experiment’
2019: Obasanjo, Osoba, Amosun and Ogun West politics
Acts rally as ‘The Hallelujah Challenge’ gathers storm
KENNY BLAQ Why I used to dress like Baba Suwe
Star-studded lineup for 2017 BET
Care for children in rainy season
Common causes of nose bleeding and its management
Healthy breakfast and procedures
Car somersaults as break fails in Lagos (PHOTOS)
Rejected abroad, ‘kings’ at home
Rosemary’s clinches best interior decoration company award
Group trains youths on skills acquisition
How brands maximise Ramadan for market penetration
Controversy trails energy-saving washing machine


Will Nigeria Survive?
 Restructuring: Gani Adams Hails National Assembly’s Move On Confab Reports
 Aluko Urges England U20 Stars To Play For Nigeria
 Three Children Die After Diarrhoea Inducement By Parents To Get Benefits In Borno
Arrest: IGP Orders Special Promotion For 32 Police Detectives Of SRS And TIU
I Go Dye Dedicates African Child Prize To Nigerian Armed Forces
Taraba Women Plead With Danjuma On Maternal And Child Deaths
It’s Unfair To Call Lagos ‘no Man’s Land’— Gen Olanrewaju
Kidnappers Abduct Three Students, Lecturer In Kaduna
He That Shall Receive From The Lord (II)
BoI Powered Film ‘Isoken’ Premieres In Lagos
Humour Unleashed As Ibadan Hosts Glo Laffta Fest
Infinix Mobility Launches Stores In 7 Cities Nationwide
Senate Passage Of PIB Bill Has Heavy Unproductive Costs — Onovo
Tension In Ondo Oil Producing Communities
Lai Mohammed Advocates Peaceful Coexistence
NIMASA Wins Public Organisation Of The Year Award
Referendum Or No Referendum, Biafra Will Not Stand — Gov Masari
CCT JUDGMENT: Like Tinubu, Like Saraki
Abandoned, Hungry, We Are Pregnant For Unknown Men — Teenage Girls
Searching For A Partner?
How One-night Stands Could Be Great For Dis-stressing!
Infidelity: Who Should The Wife Physically Attack – Her Husband Or His Mistress
I Go Dye Dedicates African Child Prize To Nigerian Armed Forces
Singer, Sandra Ifudu Proposes To Davido With ‘IF’ Track Cover
Evia Vs Tasha: Nollywood’s Queen Of Booty Bows To Tanzanian Booty Queen
Vigilantes: Nigeria’s Next Security Problem?
Amaechi Has, Will Not Stop Any Member From Seeking Political Office – Rivers APC
Aluko Urges England U20 Stars To Play For Nigeria
Federations Elections Were For The Highest Bidder —Yakmut Laments
Enrique To Replace Conte If…
City Slam N10.3bn Price-tag On Iheanacho

The Guardian 

Ronaldo in hunt for more glory
No respite for parents of kidnapped students
IPOB wants subjects taught in schools
Beyonce, Jay-Z welcome twins
Forex restriction on 41 items inimical to real sector
AMAA 2017…National Theatre misses opportunity to host Africa
Russia slams Trump’s ‘Cold War’ policy on Cuba
20 injured as plane from Paris hits turbulence in China
Taliban attack kills five Afghan police, injures 18
Bodies of US sailors found in flooded destroyer after Japan crash
Fresh landslides hit Bangladesh, kill four in their homes
Huge Portugal forest fire kills 25, injures 16
Murray in spotlight as Wimbledon looms
Confederations Cup: Ronaldo eyes more silverware, as Portugal, Mexico clash
Eupen silent over interests for Onyekuru
Hazard plays down transfer rumours
Mayweather says fight with McGregor is what people want
Remo Stars vow to shock El-kanemi Warriors
NBTI partners MAN to promote entrepreneurs products
Nigeria spends N4.69trn on petrol import, demurrage
‘Power sector requires proper strategy, management’
WAPCo to buy gas from Dangote refinery for regional supply
Beyonce, Jay-Z welcome twins
Forex restriction on 41 items inimical to real sector
AMAA 2017…National Theatre misses opportunity to host Africa
Russia slams Trump’s ‘Cold War’ policy on Cuba
20 injured as plane from Paris hits turbulence in China
Taliban attack kills five Afghan police, injures 18
Bodies of US sailors found in flooded destroyer after Japan crash
Fresh landslides hit Bangladesh, kill four in their homes

NBTI partners MAN to promote entrepreneurs products

Editorial : Before religion derails OAU
Buhari: The making of a tragic hero
A Federal Character Commission without federal character
Osinbajo and limitations of mini confabs
Aare Arisekola’s life and some of his quip
LASIEC displays voter register
Dickson: What is happening in PDP is a great danger to Nigeria’s democracy
CCT ruling: Saraki’s long walk to freedom?
Anambra 2017: Andy Uba shows strength in APC, Ngige considers contest
Lagos Traffic Radio holds second lecture series June 22
24 days after: No respite for parents of abducted students
Across South Africa’s fences
Wat’s dis all about?… Raising the citizenry from despondency during recession
Nneka Ijeoma’s new book sets best wedding plans
Ugbomah, Gabosky, others take war to pirates with special taskforce
Politics, intrigues of 41 items and the CBN
Quit notice: Gauging the mood of non-indigenes in the North
When Arewa youths’ ultimatum stirred up hornets’ nest
Opadokun: Our expectations have been dashed

The Sun

Vanuatu’s president, Lonsdale dies of heart attack
■ Nigerians descend on billionaire kidnapper, Evans …Say, ‘You can’t get what you denied
Rivers 2019: Amaechi’s plot to impose governor ‘ll fail –RVSG
Fire guts Gen Diya’s Lagos house
CCT trial victory: Don’t rejoice yet, Primate Ayodele cautions Saraki
Why people call me Waka Waka Queen – Project Fame’s Daniella
No individual can solve Nigeria’s problems – Jonathan
2019 election: NO AUTOMATIC TICKET FOR BUHARI – Inuwa ABDULKADIR, APC North West Chairman
Beyonce welcomes twins
Anambra guber: APC aspirant rolls out development blueprint
We are not intimidated by the clampdown on our members –Niger PDP 
Is sitting too long causing you hip and knee pain?
Why are Nigerian talents performers everywhere else except in Nigeria?
What does Atiku want?
Coup d’etat is possible anywhere
The Arewa declaration!
The return of kwashiorkor in Nigeria
Season of national stupidity
Our billionaire kidnapper and his ilk
Senator David Mark’s siddon look posture
Do you know what your husband does for a living?
What is your tyre pressure? (2)
Aare Arisekola’s life and some of his quips
Death of Poly graduate: Irate youths set suspect’s father’s house ablaze
■ Family deserts village
Badoo killings: Elebuibon Ifa priest proffers solution
Kogi one week, one crisis
AFCON 2019: Eagles’ll qualify -Omeruo
‘Onyekuru’s contract confidential’
I’m not leaving Chelsea now – Hazard
No Igwe-elect in Ojoto, Govt, Regency Council declare
…As chieftaincy tussle festers
Herdsmen meet Waterloo for abduction in Enugu community
Bad day in Bayelsa for Sunday-Sunday robbers
…As ‘angels-on-assignment’ arrest gang on return from operation
Kaduna economy will nosedive if Igbo leave –Northern, Igbo stakeholders
Vacuum created will be filled –Gashash, businessman
Company partners car dealers, police on car anti-theft technology
Two school principals embezzle NECO fees in Nasarawa
EDITORIAL: US withdrawal from Climate Change Pact

Daily Trust

Sydney’s major art museum, mired in a dispute, falls behind its rivals
Restoring our vanishing archives
Talented women in the Arts
Reactions trail Chimamanda ‘Williams College’ commencement speech
Zaynab Alkali to attend Abuja writers’ forum
There is no crisis in Kogi state – Bello
Kano APC reaffirms Jibrin’s membership
Reminiscences with Professor Saka Nuru
Knocks, kudos greet El-Rufai’s residency card
A tale of Kebbi rice farmers-turned millionaires
‘Badoo boys’: The reign of terror in Lagos communities
Why Osinbajo will not meet South-South, South-East leaders
Quit notice: Northern group leaders evade arrest, go under
Govt not doing enough to promote unity – Bayelsa gov
Is Beji’s arrest last straw for Niger PDP?
Issues as INEC prepares ahead of 2019
Blues handed boost in Henry Onyekuru’s chase
Leicester City now favourites to sign Iheanacho
Discordant tunes, as FG seeks options for power supply
Capital Market: Senate receives three bills from SEC
GTBank launches GTPatriot for military, paramilitary personnel
Mob stabs suspected motorcycle thief in Kwali
Kubwa residents petition AEPB over activities of lounge
Editorial: As Osinbajo Meets Regional Leaders

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