News Headlines June 26,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 26,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Sallah: Buhari’s audio message in Hausa draws criticisms

Lagos hospital rejects MFM pastor injured by Badoo 

Court jails 35 persons for environmental offences 

Man arrested for raping, robbing trader 

Pupils’ abduction: Parents observe low-key Eid-el-fitr 

Gunmen kill policeman, one other in Kano 

Fire guts House on the Rock church in Abuja 

Probe killer herdsmen’s sources of weapons, Sultan tells FG 

Is deregulation on hold forever? 

Getting alerts on your bank account 

Fuel tanker explosion kills 146 in Pakistan

Senate’s hypocrisy on 2014 conference report

2018: FG warns MDAs against inflating personnel budgets 

Zenith b’ball phase three ends today 

Man kills tricycle operator, dumps corpse in well 

Nigeria’s Internet of Things revenue hits $93m – Reman

How to prevent respiratory tract infection (cold) 

On the executive-legislative budget war

The recall process against Melaye 

Dickson sues for peace 

FG loses N131.8bn as oil production drops again 

Road: Ogun to give preference to indigenous contractors 

Ex-NDDC boss, Aginighan, blames Dickson for INC crisis 

Gombe emir tackles farmers, herdsmen crisis

Nigerians should resist hate speeches – Ishaku

Eid-el-Fitr: Ganduje grants amnesty to 500 prisoners 

Financial Market Watch …for the week ended June 23, 2017 

What your bad breath is trying to tell you 

Deeper Life crusade 

Gunmen kill policeman, one other in Kano

On the executive-legislative budget war

2018: FG warns MDAs against inflating personnel budgets

Road: Ogun to give preference to indigenous contractors

FG loses N131.8bn as oil production drops again


300 Lawyers Jostle for Ten Positions at Federal High Court
Investigate Sources of Weapons of Killer Herdsmen, Sultan Tells FG
Presidency Releases Buhari’s Recorded Message to Nigerians
Our administration will unite Nigerians, says Osinbajo 
Southern Leaders Commend APC Governors for Calling for Country’s Restructuring …
DSS Arrests top Boko Haram Commander, 20 Others in Kano
Dialogue with Kanu, Other Marginalised Groups, Fayose Tells Buhari
Kirikiri Prison Overpopulated by 1,853 Inmates
Court Orders Air Force to Vacate Shopping Mall
Mark Says Agitation for Break up Needless
Adebule, Akiolu, Chief Imam Preach Love, Tolerance
Glo Joins Muslims to Pray for Nigeria’s Progress, Unity
Sallah Celebrated without Security Hitches in Borno
Ramadan: Conoil Urges Caution on the Roads
VON DG: Non-arrest of Arewa Youths, Strategic
APC Petitions ICPC, Police, Urges Probe of Bakassi Relief Materials Scandal
Kalu to Deliver NBA Annual Lecture
Army, Police Foil Kidnapping, Kill Suspect in A’Ibom
Umahi Flags off ANDP 5,000 Housing Project in Ebonyi
Court Quashes Suspension of Bauchi NNPP Secretary
Armed Gang Kills 30-year-old Man in Bayelsa
2,500 Holiday Makers Benefit from Osun Free Train Ride
CBN Forex Supply Hits $7.136bn in Four Months
Demand for ‘Service Fee’ on N701bn Loan for Gencos Rocks NBET
Union Bank Unveils Upgraded Branches
IMF Seeks Stronger Collaboration against Terrorism Financing
DHL Fetes Employees
Nigerian Companies Embrace Innovation to Overcome Recession
Atiku Rates Osinbajo High on Governance
Ishaku Sets up Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Administrative Panel to Resolve…
El-Rufai Urges Nigerians to Resist Those Bent at Dividing the Country… 
Odama’s Murder and the Cry for Justice
Eriksson Urges Rooney to Consider the Chinese Super League
African Champion, Cameroon, Fails to Progress to Semis
Voigt Hopeful as Five Nigerians Make NBA Draft
Watford Completes £8m Deal for Derby Midfielder
Onyekuru Calls Odemwingie for Advice
Pogba Unfazed with Griezmann at Man City

The Nation

Evans: I got gunshot scar after 2006 Lagos robbery
Osinbajo: no effort will be spared to keep Nigeria one
$1.2b Etisalat debt: Banks consider legal action against core investor
Governors preach peace, national integration, love
Sultan to govt: probe sources of herdsmen’s weapons
Presidency releases Buhari’s voice message
Falana: National Assembly wrong to alter budget
Awka Chamber of Commerce honours Obiano on Wednesday
Peaceful celebrations in Maiduguri, Damaturu, Yola, Gombe
Osun by-election: Why I’m contesting, by Hussein
Germany beat ten-man Cameroon to win group
Dalung visits Commonwealth Youth Games in camp
AFBC Boxing Championships: Nigeria to miss World Championship
Federer claims ninth Halle Open title
World Taekwondo Federation changes name over “negative connotations’’
Ex-taekwondo boss Nnaji gets WTF award in Korea
Nigerian referees, assessors, fitness trainers all set for FIFA Elite Programme
Zoning debate resonates in Ekiti
Obiano ‘ll be re-elected, says Emecheta
How to develop Edo North, by Senator
‘Save us from land grabbers’
Religious tolerance key to economic growth, says Ambode
Rain stops Adebule, Akiolu, Chief Imam from praying at Dodan Barracks
‘More Nigerians engage in Yoga practice’
Electricity consumers may protest over meters scarcity
Investors to lose N45b unclaimed dividends, shares
‘Nigeria’s future depends on today’s investments’
Hyundai premieres Kona SUV

The Guardian

Sultan asks government to move against killer herdsmen
Auto plants may shut down amid poor sales
Surveyors, FIRS on collision course over valuation breach
Arewa leaders laud FG’s handling of Biafra agitation, quit notice
Urhobo leaders urge Clark, Bozimo to intervene in land dispute
Muslims celebrate amid tight security in Kano
Shettima urges Army to end Boko Haram insurgency in North East
Clerics, PFN sue for peace, tolerance at Eid
More Nigerians die of meningitis, 1,098 cases in six weeks
Nwakali set for first team battles at Arsenal
NBA draft portends bright future for D’Tigers
Okocha, Kanu thrill football fans as Osun wins 2017 Copa Coca-Cola
Nigeria, Egypt, others battle for spot at ITTF World Cup
Obomate salutes Eunisell’s commitment to Rivers United campaign
Federer wins in Germany, Lopez prevails in London
Editorial: Cancellation of multiple checks at airports
Jollof rice and other matters
Parley between the east and west
Regional integration and development amidst concerns
Nigeria and the danger of minorities
Ladoja denies interest in Oyo 2019 governorship
Shehu Sani condemns sack of traditional rulers in Kaduna
Five suspended as Enugu State APC crisis deepens
Southern leaders laud governors on restructuring
Insecurity forces council to restrict Okada operations in Delta
Parents bemoan agonising wait for six abducted pupils
J.K. Rowling: creator of magic who dazzled the world
Erdogan’s Istanbul opera house plan sparks excitement, controversy
Tuface, Rotary Peace Fellow seek support for IDPs, refugees
‘Transformers 5’ dominates box office but opens at franchise-low

Daily Trust

Kaduna spends N6.5bn on school infrastructure
Osinbajo: Buhari will complete his tenure
Niger Muslims observe Sallah amidst tight security
Eid el-Fitr: Sultan urges FG to prosecute armed herders
Board for Arabic, Islamic Studies prays for Buhari
Fulani group wants Ishaku held for Taraba killings
Peace corps urges prayer for Buhari
Those accusing Ishaku of genocide are ignorant – Bello
Kwara bans pilgrims from carrying kolanuts
Mixed feelings as Customs commences first E-auction
Protest over Police pay
KASTLEA sacks 124 marshals
Beyond the red line
New face of Leaders of Thought
Nigeria urged to engage China on ‘Belt and Road’ initiativeKano purchases N2bn equipment to curb medical tourism

Abia govt demolishes houses of suspected kidnappers
Igbo quit notice: Emir Sanusi calls for tolerance, peace
Osun West: APC candidate wants a repeat of 2015 feat
Rep Pwajok asks Berom to support Lalong’s second-term
Sheriff’s led PDP calls for tolerance
Mixed feelings as Customs commences first E-auction
Etisalat: CBN, NCC moves to save 4,000 jobs
Osinbajo to launch tax awareness, income declaration campaign this week
New face of Leaders of Thought
PAKISTAN: Fuel tanker inferno kills at least 150
TURKEY: Police stifle Istanbul Gay Pride rally
UK: Six hurt as car ploughs into Eid crowd
After The Talk, The Action
Reps to probe former OAU VCs over breach of procurement act
How cybercafé operator defrauded 70 UTME candidates
Exam bodies to manage needs of physically-challenged candidates
Desertification: Women to turn environment green in Sokoto
The challenges of FG’s Wall of Trees Project
‘Organisations now reluctant to pay workers gratuity’
Okowa backs LG autonomy
NSITF to enforce registration of employers, seeks amendment of act
Osun: Court restrains Oluwo from removing Ogundokun as Bashorun Musulumi of Iwoland
$40m contract: EFCC’s attempt to file fresh evidence stalls Jonathan’s cousin trial
Why Supreme Court sacked Senator Danladi, Herman Hembe, Agi Micheal Adigwu
‘Kuli-Kuli’: Trans-tribal delicacy facing extinction

The Sun

Nnamdi Kanu bombs Jonathan
• Says ex-president should be blamed for problems 
Why I dissolved cabinet –Wike
Kalu to deliver NBA annual lecture
48 days after, Buhari speaks at Eid-el-Fitri
Ayade: Cross River praying for Buhari
Osinbajo: We’ll do everything to sustain Nigeria’s unity
Nigerians count losses in Apapa road closure
…Over N30bn lost daily By 
An old man’s agony : How Rivers police murdered my son
•Family demands justice, petitions CP, IGP
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Cameroon can frustrate Eagles –Obuh
If Nigeria breaks, every region’ll lose, warns Anglican bishop
One chance’ kingpin in trouble after duping woman of N200,000
Beninese bizwoman docked for faking Nigerian passport
I begged gunmen to kill me and spare my son’s life – 78-year-old father
NASS has right to overrule Buhari – Leo Ogor
2019: INEC strategises against inconclusive polls
Why APC cannot implement 2014 confab report – ACF scribe
Forex: When will CBN end its interventions
— 26th June 2017
China’s SAFE policy to slow down overseas investments
Vehicle acquisition scheme, rising cost of imported cars’ll boost auto policy –Boyi, PAN MD
Nigerian referees, assessors, fitness trainers set for FIFA Elite Programme
NPFL: Rivers Utd compounds 3SC’s woes X
.As Akwa Utd eyes top spot 
Mother of 9 arrested for human trafficking in Edo
Repositioning Nigeria’s economy : The Austria, German, Swiss challenge
30 years after, Christ’s School old boys reunite


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