News Headlines June 20,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 20,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Budget: FG to release N350bn for capital projects
Is judiciary to blame for failed corruption cases?
NBBF: FIBA chief dismisses Kano poll as a joke
‘Ethics heads were probing FIFA boss’
Udi dumps Osun Utd, set for Sunshine role
Lagos APC primaries and cries of imposition
‘Nigerians in UK parliament’
One dies, four injured as traders clash in FCT
Lagos, Ogun pupils, teachers’ alleged kidnappers face trial today
Kung fu kicks: Chinese company says victim injured self
Lagos pupils’ abduction: We now count on God, say parents
Collapsed wall kills nine-year-old pupil
Rape victim slashes attacker’s manhood with razor
OAU student drowns in swimming pool
How to communicate maximally on lean budget
Court dismisses Metuh’s application for stay of proceedings
EFCC accuses ex-naval captain of N90m fraud
Two killed in Rivers traders, task force clash
Buhari’s utterances emboldened anti-Igbo campaigners, says Fayose
Amaechi angry because they call me Mr. Project – Wike
Recession offers opportunity for companies to grow –Moweta
Ajaokuta: Indian firm makes fresh demands on FG
Female suicide bombers attack Borno, kill 17
Newspaper publishers still bitter over Dasuki loot – EFCC
C’River workers strike over doctored agreement
NSCIA faults hajj fare hike, FG involvement
Deeper Life backs FG’s graft war
Ondo APC chief dies in kidnappers’ den Ohanaeze reacts as Arewa youths ask Osinbajo to facilitate Igbo exit
Promoter casts doubt over Klitschko-Joshua rematch
Dangote hands over drivers to Customs for conveying contrabands
SON seizes N8bn substandard cables from China
Ondo Assembly passes 2017 budget
Lassa fever kills nursing student in Anambra
Can legislators alter budget provisions as presented by the executive? (2)
Kaduna-Abuja Expressway: Police parade abductors of five students
Policeman batters girlfriend, posts her nude photos on social media
FG too big, difficult to operate – Ekweremadu
Buhari’s speech emboldened Northern hate speech makers – Fayose
Court remands Niger PDP chairman in prison
Benue govt sues Tsav over inciting letter
Obaseki tasks new political appointees on grassroots’ development
Ondo disburses N230m bursary to 5,216 students
APC praises Masari for drilling 250 boreholes in Mai’adua
Pipeline vandalism drops by 13%, says NNPC
NBBF: FIBA chief dismisses Kano poll as a joke
‘Ethics heads were probing FIFA boss’
Udi dumps Osun Utd, set for Sunshine role
Promoter casts doubt over Klitschko-Joshua rematch
Confed Cup: StarTimes guarantees Cameroon v Australia
Chelsea target Arsenal forward
Salem University alumni charges students on vision
No wonder Cesc keeps having children every two years, fans troll Fabregas on IG
Vector, others move to break world freestyle rap record
Indian actor, Shah Rukh Khan, buys South African cricket team
Jay Z to release new album teased in Tidal clip
Menstrual Hygiene: UNICEF seeks conducive environment for schoolgirls
8.5m Nigerians have hearing impairment, says expert
Too much sugar can make you barren —Nutritionist
Six mistakes every technology entrepreneur should avoid
Huawei, Fortis donate skill centre to Lagos community
Funding, controversies mar Nigeria’s digital migration process
Editorial: Money laundering: Putting banks on the spot
CCT/Saraki: Unravelling of a tragedy foretold
Osun: The politics of death and triumph of truth
If your vagina itches a lot, here are probable reason


In a First Diaspora Bond, FG Successfully Raises $300m
•Debt issue subscribed by 130%, says Nwankwo
15 Policemen Escape Death as Herdsmen Attack Falae’s Farm
FG to Release N350bn Immediately for Capital Projects
Dangote Foundation, Army Erase Relics of Ikeja Bomb Blasts
16 Killed in Multiple Suicide Attacks on Borno Village
Northern Group Writes Osinbajo, Urges Him to Allow Biafra Republic
CBN Injects $195m into Forex Market
Osinbajo Rounds off Meetings with North, South-east, Says Both Agreed Nigeria Must Not Break
Saraki’s Aide Accuses Sagay of Attempting to Influence CCT Judgment
Wike: Commissioners, LG Chairmen Paid Amaechi’s Wife Monthly
FG Arraigns Suswam over N9.7bn Fraud Ex-gov granted N250m bail
Shun Contact Suits with Arbitration Clauses. CJN Tells Judges
Kidnapped Epe Students to Return Home Soon, Police Tell Parents
Court Dismisses Metuh’s Motion on Stay of Trial Ex-PDP spokesman insists Dasuki must…
Fayose: Buhari’s Open Hatred for Igbos Emboldened Northern Youths
Lawmaker: We’ll Oppose Any Attempt to Make AMCON Acquire New Bank Debts
Emiefiele to Chair Ika Economic Summit
2019: Atiku Disowns Enugu Meeting of Integrity Group
Ekweremadu: FG, Police Too Big, We Must Trim Them
188,588 Sign Petition for Melaye’s Recall
Ayade Raises Alarm over Ita-Giwa’s Diversionary Antics
Lassa Fever Kills One in Anambra, 65 Under Surveillance
Indian Envoy Urges Nigerians to Embrace Yoga
Fast Ends on Saturday, NARSDA Confirms
Seplat Boss: Delay in Passage of PIB Has Frstrated Investments in Oil and Gas…
Constitutional Knowledge Will Strengthen Democracy, Says Dogara
Wamakko Facilitates Release of 34 Prison Inmates
Oil Market Fundamentals Heading in Right Direction, Says Saudi Arabia
Two Female Suicide Bombers Intercepted in Adamawa
Cross River Workers Down Tools Indefinitely
Osinbajo Rounds off Meetings with North, South-east, Says Both Agreed Nigeria…
Kuru: 350 Debtors Owe AMCON N2.5 Trillion
CBN Governor Rallies Support for Housing Finance Programme
Union Bank Launches ‘UnionAccelerate’
United Capital Lists Two Mutual Funds on Stock Exchange
Kachikwu: Nigeria Spends $28bn Annually to Import Petrol
Stakeholders: Why Foreign Investors Don’t Build Power Plants in Nigeria
End of One-man Show in Osun
Can National Assembly Tamper with the Budget?
We Import Poison, Not Rice, Bagudu Warns Nigerians
Recall Justice Okoro Now – Chinwo
Recalled Judges Were Tried, Discharged and Acquitted – Ozekhome, SAN
No, NJC Decision to Recall Judges is Flawed – Otteh
Germans Overcome Resilient Aussies in Five-goal Thriller
Nigerian Sport Awards Gets New Panel
Shotokan Karate Set for 3rd Edition of Training with the Champions
Duke Udi Quits Osun Utd
JAMB 2017: Matters Arising
A Tale of Two Elections

The Nation

Paris refund: Firm returns governor’s N500m to EFCC
 SON seizes N8b fake cables in Lagos
 Fed Govt raises $300m from Diaspora Bond
 N350b coming for capital projects
 Oyo govt to install CCTV cameras in Ibadan
 Ondo APC chieftain found dead after kidnap
 How to fund Budget 2017, by AMCON
 NLC leadership tours affiliate unions
 Herbert Heelas Macaulay and his relevance to the excellence of Lagos
 Judge remands Suswam, two others in prison over alleged diversion of N9.69b
Auchi poly to sanction lecturers trading marks for money, sex
Governor charges varsity to undertake value-added research in Agriculture
Landmark varsity, NIM collaborate to expand management training
Confederations Cup: Germany in Winning Start, Beats Australia 3-2
2017 NNPC / Shell Cup: Zonal Preliminaries begin in four Zones
Confederation cup clash : KCCA vows to score in Port Harcourt
AFBC Boxing championship: Army flying Nigeria’s flag in Congo
Ahead of 2017 WTF World Championships: Team Nigeria departs in batches to Korea
Man Utd table £30m bid for Benfica’s Nelson Semedo
GTB Ogun Principals Cup enters semis
‘Lagos deserves special status’
Osun by-election: Who succeeds Adeleke?
Group calls for prosecution of Arewa youths
Afolayan replaces Adekunle Gold in ‘KLM Celebs Around Town’
Grammy winner Lekan Babalola dedicates song to Yoruba god
Cast, crew speak as ‘Banana Island Ghost’ heads to cinemas
Care for children in rainy season
Common causes of nose bleeding and its management
Healthy breakfast and procedures
Igbonla kidnap: Another pupil falls sick
Ambode swears-in new LASIEC Commissioners, Safety Commission DG, others
Oshodi gang war: Warring factions embrace peace
Fed Govt unveils $300m home scheme
INTELS kicks against terminals decategorisation
Lagos: Attaining the smart city status
Aircraft leasing firm in the offing for Africa


VFS Global Has Evolved Into A Market Leader
Femi Adesina Cruises With His Pilot Son
Obaseki To Refurbish Ogbemudia Stadium
Budget: FG To Release N350bn Capital Allocation
13 Victims Of Disasters Get N2.2m In Delta
Egbema Kingdom Decries Exclusion From EPZ Project
TCN Reinforces Hadejia Substation
Ikeja Bomb Blast: Army, Dangote Re-construct Barracks
We Are Committed To Nigeria’s Unity, Says US Envoy
NUJ VS CUSTOMS: Doctor Recounts Tests Conducted On Battered Journalist
3:50 AM $229,000 Scam: Despite Presidency’s Order, Ministry Frustrates Whistleblower’s Recall
Crisis Looms As Leadership Tussle Tears Delta Community Apart
Health Professionals Advocate PPP Against Recession
Robbers Kill Colleague In Gun Battle With Police
2 Dead, Church, Mosque Razed As Task Force Clash With Hausa Traders In Rivers
FRSC To Deploy 25,000 Personnel For Sallah Patrol
Nigeria Loses 100,000 Infants To Sickle Cell Annually’
Budget: FG To Release N350bn Capital Allocation
Alleged N9.79bn Fraud: Suswam Docked, Secures N5000m Bail
Evans’ Wife Hasn’t Visited Home Since She Got Married – Brother
Separatist Agitations: Set Up Truth, Reconciliation Commission, Prof Nwabueze Tells Buhari
N-Delta Youths To Shut Oil Operations Over Concession Of PH Refinery
Some 2017 Budget Provisions Violate The Constitution, Says Fashola
DAY 27: Ambode, Police Re-strategise To Free Kidnapped Students
Oil Price Rises To $44.58, Still Threatens 2017 Budget Benchmark
Why Foreign Investors Shun Nigeria’s Electricity Industry
Naira Stable At $364/$ As CBN Injects $195m
15 Policemen Escaped Death As Herdsmen Attack Falae’s Farm Again
We All Agree Our Nation Should Remain One – Osinbajo
Angry Residents Protest Power Cut
Evans Advises Kidnappers To Stop Crime
7 Fake Credit Cards Found In Dammy Krane’s Pocket
Finding True Love Has Been Difficult For Me — Falz
My Big Butts Are Real, I Don’t Wear Butt Pad — Oge Okoye
52.3% Voters In Kogi West Endorse Dino Melaye’s Recall
Quit Notice: DSS Debunks Alleged Massacre Of Igbos Fleeing North
Breaking: Kidnapped Ondo APC Chieftain Olumide Odimayo Found Dead
Alleged N400m Fraud: Metuh Writes DSS To Allow Dasuki To Testify As Witness
I’ll Mobilise All Forces In Protest Against Military Coup In Nigeria – Pastor Bakare
Obaseki To Refurbish Ogbemudia Stadium
NBB Of C Takes Boxing To Church
Basketball: Zenith Premier League Phase 3 Shifts To Asaba
Nigeria Sports Award Inaugurates New Panel
OUT OF THE BLUE : Chelsea Launch Shock Move To Snatch Ronaldo

The Sun

Arewa youths write FG
• Plead for Igbo to have Biafra
350 businessmen owe banks N2.5trn – AMCON
Nigeria’s survival lies on restructuring  –Nwabueze
• Democracy facing great danger –Dogara 
2019 northern youths shortlist Atiku, Saraki, Lamido, others for presidency
Suspected kidnap kingpin, Master, 7 others nabbed
Ondo APC leader found dead after being kidnapped
Why we sacked LGs –Akwa Ibom govt
I inherited N37.9bn debt from Amaechi –Wike
17 killed in Borno suicide attacks
•Army vows to reduce insurgency in North East
Quit notice: Plot to destabilise Osinbajo – IPOB elders
•Fasoranti, Achuzia, SAN, react
Anti-graft: Senate to accept corruption petitions
350 businessmen owe banks N2.5trn – AMCON
Osinbajo, northern monarchs’ parley postponed
Don’t politicise North, South leaders’ joint parley, ECA tells FG
•Call your youths to order, CNSA, ASETU urge northern elders
How to resolve PDP’s crisis – Iwuanyanwu
2019: Don’t distract Buhari, APC –Rep member
Privatisation: Power firms risk takeover over cash crunch
CBN injects $195m into forex market
9 banks pay N643.6m fines in one year
Uyo stadium not Eagles problem –Ekpo
…Babalade confident team’ll overcome Indomitable Lions
Guardiola names Iheanacho in Man City pre-season squad
Budget: FG to release N350bn for capital projects in 1st tranche
…Transport, Power, others accorded priority
CBN pilots housing micro finance with $15m
…To float MFBs’ mortgage guarantee
Dangote driver arrested for conveying frozen turkey
AMCON tags debtors economic saboteurs 
EDITORIAL: Morocco’s ECOWAS gambit
How to save Nigeria: The bitter truth
Anger in Amuwo Odofin over environmental pollution
•Residents accuse Chinese firm  of endangering lives, businesses 
• A revealing encounter with Nigerians who don’t know the meanings of “whistleblower” and “whistle blowing,” and…
Drums of war
Rochas against Anambra people


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