News Headlines June 19,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 19,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Recalled judge collected N90m bribe from 100 lawyers — Presidential aide
Budget: N’Assembly wants to be both legislature, executive, says Sagay
N516bn Paris refund: Labour teams up with EFCC, ICPC on probe
Bribery, irregularities mar Ogun Homeowners’ Charter
Igbo: Southern leaders demand withdrawal of quit notice
Lam, not Ladoja initiated Ibadan road project – APC
Enugu APC suspends six members over misconduct
‘Igbo quit notice’
Stop hate speeches, Obaseki, PFN tell Nigerians
Kung fu kicks: Nigerians demand prosecution of Chinese who crippled worker
Construction worker commits suicide after sacking
Worker kills Chinese boss over alleged harassment
Two arrested for battery theft at Etisalat site
Diezani bribe: Court orders Kwara lawmaker’s remand in custody
UNIOSUN invasion: Lecturers won’t appear before NAF panel, says ASUU
Four die, five injured in Ogun auto crash
Buhari: Nigeria needs an energetic president, says Bakare
Embezzlement forced FG to stop parties’ subventions – Ekweremadu
Anti-corruption fight must start from churches, says Osinbajo
Hate speeches: DSS warns Arewa youths, N’Delta militants, others
Evans leads police to two detention camps in Lagos
FRSC to deploy 25,000 marshals for Sallah patrol
We’ll use justice to address agitations – Osinbajo
US hasn’t withdrawn from sale of aircraft to FG – NAF
We’re ready to house El-Zakzaky, wife, group tells FG
Benefits of online banking for your business
‘Engineers can protect Nigerians with appropriate security designs’
Six suspected kidnappers arrested in Kaduna
Fathers’ Day: Wike urges fathers to be agents of peace
‘Business survival inconceivable with high interest rates’
Five women sell three year-old boy for N600,000
Court remands couple, others for alleged N55.8m fraud
Enugu APC suspends six members over misconduct
‘Engineers can protect Nigerians with appropriate security designs’
Fathers and finances
NRC suspends Lagos-Kano train service for two weeks
Nigeria records first trade deficit with UK in seven years
Trezeguet warns Mbappe
Duke Udi set to replace Eguavoen at Sunshine
Okwaraji family asks FG to fulfil promise
80 pupils for The Bells cycling
Zidane begs Ronaldo
Ahmadu-Kida vows to revive b’ball, rejects factional NBBF
Nigerian lady graduates as overall best in Rutgers University
How to manage sinus problems (1)
One in six elderly persons are abused mentally – WHO
Keeping your emotional health
Depression associated with operations
Making your mind your ally
Four new updates to Safety Check on Facebook
Slot celebrates Lagos at 50 with photo contest
Nigerians’ adoption of web app rising – Jumia, Google
Seven things that shorten your computer’s lifespan
Editorial: Returning sanity to budgeting process
‘Business survival inconceivable with high interest rates’
Nigerian escapism, rule of justice and the revolution
Can legislators alter budget provisions as presented by the executive? (1)
Imperatives of returning to the negotiation table
N516bn Paris refund: Labour teams up with EFCC, ICPC on probe


Police Arrest Suspect for Shooting Cop, Gang Rivals
Lawmaker: Nigeria, Donors Need More Than $15bn to Revamp Lake Chad
Kidnappers Terrorising Commuters on Kaduna-Abuja Road Arrested
NNPC Crashes Price of Diesel across Nigeria by 42%
Osinbajo to Address Challenges in Aviation Sector
2019: APC Leaders Shun Atiku’s Presidential Campaign Parley in Enugu
Police Assure Resident Communities of Adequate Security in Sokoto
Dangote, NPA, Flour Mills Sign MoU with FG to Reconstruct Apapa Road at N4.3bn
South African Envoy Calls on Private Sector to Support IDPS
Oyegun, INEC, Others to Appear in Court over Kaduna APC Crisis
Adeosun: FG Committed to Infrastructure Devt, Economic Diversification
Survey: Only 20% of Family Businesses Have Succession Plan
NBC Names Six States as Model for Digital Switch Over
FAAN Lists Agencies to Interface with Passengers at Airports
Africa, UAE Sign MoU to Develop African FinTech Ecosystem
Accenture Sets Goal on Gender Balanced Workforce
Bayelsa’s Painful Rains
Benue and the Unwanted Herdsmen
Raffoul, Unaeze, Fingesi Shine at Rivers @50 Golf Tournament
Confed Cup: Eunisell Backs Rivers Utd
ITTF Confirms Date for Nigeria Open Tournament
La Liga: Legal Troubles of Its Brightest Stars
Season of Nonsense

The Nation

Confederation Cup: We will improve says Cameroon Coach
Agitations for break-up unlawful, says Osinbajo
DSS to descend on hate campaigners
House rejects EFCC’s invitations to members
Dasuki blew $1.2b in one day, says govt
Expel looters, Ag. President to churches
Nigeria’s democracy a work in progress, says Tinubu
Nigerians ‘ll resist military takeover, says Bakare
Ambassador advises politicians on environmental laws
 Nigeria stronger together, says Guild of Editors
Landmark varsity, NIM collaborate to expand management training
Nestle Milo Basketball: Govt. Secondary School, Gboko beat Wesley Girls Secondary School
Technical Director urges more competitions, sponsorships for Chess
Nigerian Sport Awards gets new panel
Taekwondo won’t miss Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, says Binga
How I single-handedly raised Ahmed Musa-Mother
Nigeria Open gets listed by ITTF
Arewa ultimatum to Igbo: Opc calls for caution
Hussein: a prize for loyalty
How to reinvigorate Buhari’s anti-graft war
Efe drops ‘Somebody’
Fans response delight Judith Audu
Alex Ekubo, Funke Akindele, others for ‘Baileys Bakefest’
Care for children in rainy season
Common causes of nose bleeding and its management
Healthy breakfast and procedures
Evans: I gave my dad N3m, SUV
Motorists, pedestrians worried over uncovered manholes
Employee ‘kills’ Chinese boss for insulting his mother
LASTMA men for Edo, Kwara, Oyo
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Promoting banking, serving humanity
DisCos require $7.7b to fix assets, says Nnaji
Slot marks Lagos @50 with photo contest
Eurobond: Fed Govt, UBA, Zenith raise $2.5b

The Guardian 

Attack on Igbo is attack on all, say southern leaders
Telecoms’ tariffs may crash as 60 firms seek broadband licences
Macron marches to clear majority in French parliament
One dead as van rams pedestrians near London mosque
IPOB, Arewa youth agitations unlawful, says Osinbajo
‘No rescued Chibok girl escape to Sambisa forest’
Evans leads police to detention camps
Why we shunned Nnamdi Kanu in South East consultations – Presidency
Senate will soon amend constitution, says Saraki
Brooks Koepka wins 117th US Open Championship
Oscar sparks mass brawl in Chinese league
Confederations Cup: Sanchez inspires Chile to 2-0 defeat of Cameroon
Confederations Cup: Ronaldo’s Portugal held by Mexico
NFF denies moving Eagles’ matches to Port Harcourt
Kida urges disenchanted basketball stakeholders to help in rebuilding NBBF
Emefiele and three ‘troublesome’ years at CBN
N261b forex, OMO auctions stabilise exchange rate
Experts chart path to growth
Ecobank to float $400m convertible bond issue
Business and Taxes: Being on the right side of the law
Making the planet great again: Nigeria’s role in the Green Agenda
Editorial : Recession bogey in Nigeria and South Africa
Buhari, Osinbajo and the political urchins
Dismembering Nigeria? A call for caution
Drumbeats of deprivation and agitation
Remember, there is a national tobacco law
Cross River and resurgence of opposition politics
APC, PDP disagree over Akeredolu’s performance 100 days after
Bakare warns ‘power mongers’ on Buhari’s health
Enugu APC sanctions five members
Love needs N10 million for kidney transplant
Can low-income earners build a home?
CBN picks eight microfinance banks for FG’s ‘My Own Home’ scheme
REDAN urges penalties for private developers over building collapse
Experts urge campaign to protect nation’s biodiversity

The Sun

5 things your hair stylist will prefer you didn’t know
Obiano consolidates Anambra’s hold on trade & commerce
BREAKING: ‘Several hurt’ as vehicle hits pedestrians in London
Wizkid, Davido in battle royale
Beauty Queen: Talent, intelligence trumps mere beauty
 There’s so much bloodshed for Nigeria’s unity – Osinbajo
DSS says it’s investigating hate speech sponsors
INEC replaces 82,000 missing PVCs
Osinbajo wants churches banish thieving members
6 ways to deal with frustration

NGE warns against hate speech, others
Why Buhari, Osinbajo team is winning – APC chieftain
How APC can win Anambra, by Nwike, guber aspirant
2015: I turned around Buhari’s political fortunes –Ardo
Nigerian cyber hackers steal $3bn in 2016
Osinbajo wades into domestic airlines’ crisis
…Plans to make Nigeria Africa’s aviation hub
Dangote, Flour Mills to reconstruct Apapa Wharf Road with N4.3bn
Confederations Cup : KCCA storms Port Harcourt for Rivers United clash
CAF to review AFCON hosting rights
ITTF lists Nigeria Open in Challenge series, confirms date for tourney
Apply rule of law in fight against corruption, lawmaker tells FG
FG inaugurates donor agencies’ coordinating group
‘How NNPC crashed diesel price by 42%’
FRSC to deploy 25,000 personnel for Sallah patrol
EDITORIAL: CBN and high interest rates 1.3m teachers
Germany ready to offer Nigerian returnees resettlement fund – Envoy
• Plans to build German House in Lagos
Nnewi: Portrait of billionaires’ city
•Evans’ crimes can never damage our town’s reputation – Traditional ruler, residents
Birthday nostalgia about ‘Midweek Times’
Evans and the gang
‘Our mumu don do’
Did past Nigerian heroes labour in vain? MKO Abiola as case study


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