News Headlines June 28,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 28,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

N’Assembly lacks power to insert new projects into budget –SANs
Edo deputy gov mobilises support for Insurance
Chile set to stop Ronaldo
NBA Africa Game excites Nowitzki
Udi stalls on Sunshine deal
Ikeme wary of Cameroon threat
El-Rufai, others examine govt role in job creation
Foundation, UNILAG urge students to have interest in STEM
CIBN outlines path to economic growth
Ecobank to provide forex for SMEs
GNI’s assets rise to N10.7bn
Stocks: Analysts predict bearish trading this week
CPMI, IOSCO move to harmonise OTC derivatives data
‘CIS fighting against quackery to protect investors’
‘Audit bill passage will strengthen fight against corruption’
Masts: NCAA asks GSM operators, others to obtain permits
FG partners insurance industry on foreign investment
EU fines Google record $2.7bn in antitrust case
Army invades, turns Lagos hotel into operational base
Policeman killed as boundary riot rages in Gombe
We are in recession, no Eid-el-fitr rams, gifts –Plateau gov
Residents panic as Ikeja Electric abandons high-tension wires in canal
Ex-convict teenagers arrested in Ondo abandoned building
Two sex workers, others die in road accident
Couple, 34 others arrested in Imo for murder, kidnapping
Suspected arsonists set Catholic school ablaze in Delta 2
Father abandons kerosene victim in hospital
Rivers demolition victims demand N5bn compensation
Five die, others injured in Nasarawa crash
Sallah: Abuja residents go for recreation
Masari pays N3.6m fines for 61 prison inmates
France to invest €1bn in Nigeria’s oil sector
Sanusi calls for peace, unity among Nigerians
Restructuring: Atiku hails APC govs, others
FG fails to implement 18% pension contribution for workers
Anti-Igbo threat: I’ll submit myself if declared wanted, says Yerima
Borno IDPs lament celebrating sallah without relations
Introduce policies to grow aviation, operators tell FG
Jonathan’s kinsmen attack Kanu over comments against ex-President
I’ll go to Bible school after politics – Bode George
Policeman killed as boundary riot rages in Gombe
CIBN outlines path to economic growth
Ecobank to provide forex for SMEs
CPMI, IOSCO move to harmonise OTC derivatives data
‘CIS fighting against quackery to protect investors’
Udi stalls on Sunshine deal
Ikeme wary of Cameroon threat
Nigeria’s Onyekuru snubs Arsenal, joins Everton
Ondo school of nursing to award first degree
BSN partners Toastmasters on public speaking
World’s oldest woman celebrates 131st birthday with 56 descendants
[PHOTOS] Serena Williams goes naked, shows off pregnancy
NURHI recommends family planning for teenagers
Weird reasons you’re gaining weight
Six social media don’ts for business
Popular social media tools and platforms
Facebook hits two billion user mark
Editorial: FG, sort out Apapa ports roads mess
Legislators as executive on the sly
Judiciary’s contributions to democratic consolidation
Ergp and growth prospects for the banking sector
Only the President can initiate appropriation bill
Desperate cheating husband begs Instagram to delete angry girlfriend’s confession
Top 10 lies we tell our partners


Tension Grips Akure Residents as Cult Clashes Claim 10 Lives
Rising Unemployment in Nigeria Gives Me Sleepless Nights, Says Dangote
Lambo, Bayo Ojo, Others Deny Endorsing Any Statement on Melaye
Balogun, Okowa, Okonjo-Iweala Hail Adesina’s Emergence as 2017 World Food Prize…
Southern Leaders Insist on Restructuring of Nigeria
France to Invest € 1 bn in Nigeria’ s Oil Sector
Police parade teenage ex-convicts
Sanusi Pledges Loyalty to Buhari, Ganduje
Prince William, David Cameron Caught up in FIFA Corruption Scandal
Despite Market Glut, Crude Oil Price up on Weaker Dollar OPEC not in…
NCAA Directs Telcos to Obtain Permit before Erecting Masts Around Airports
Dickson Inaugurates 20-member C’ttee to Resolve INC Crisis
Wike harps on indivisibility of Nigeria
Falana: Court Never Ruled N’Assembly Had Power to Increase Budget
APC, PDP in War of Words over Osun By-election
Parent-Teacher Motivation Handbook for Launch
Sokoto NUJ Organise Stewardship Forum for Lawmaker
S’Kaduna Group Supports Implementation of National Conference Report
Air Chief Fetes Troops in Frontline
Ambode Restates Commitment To Freedom Of Worship, Peaceful Co-Existence
Kanu’s Statement on Jonathan Unfortunate, Disrespectful, Says Group
Mobolorunduro Lauds Amosun for Zoning Guber Seat to Yewa Awori
NULGE Celebrates Ayade for Payment of Salaries to Workers
PENGASSAN Cautions FG on Sale of Refineries
Niger Gov Accuses Security Agencies of Failing in Discharge of Duties
Budget Deficit Financing Gains Transaction as DMO Raises N850bn
Counterfeiting Projected to Drain $4.2tn Globally
Digital Banking Key to Financial Inclusion, Says GTBank CEO
CWG Declares N127.7m Profit, Zero Dividend
NLC Demands Review of Tax Policies
Nestlé Shares Soar after Third Point Reveals Stake
Et Tu, Dickson?
INEC Seeks to Redeem Its Image
New Creation Designers
Ronaldo’s Portugal Takes on Chile in the Battle for Final Ticket
NNL: Edo Deputy Gov Rallies Support for Insurance FC
Ikeme Eager to return to Eagles
EDUCATION Better Utilisation of Nigerian Varsities will Boost Development, Says Faborode
Australian Government, JCI Renovate Classrooms, Donate Library to Abuja School
Govt Tasked on Uniformity of Standard in Nigerian Schools
EDITORIAL: NTI DG Advocates Introduction of Environmental Education in Schools

The Nation

Security agents close in on quit notice sponsors
Dad dumps three-year-old son in hospital
Our refinery‘ll transform economy, says Dangote
Evans: Our lives in danger, say victims
Sultan: agitations symptom of rotten system
Fed Govt to address agitation, says Osinbajo
Why Nigeria is missing on $20b global miners’ profit chart
Atiku to govt: don’t ignore calls for restructuring
Supreme Court blames politicians for unsettled polity
NCAA cautions telecoms operators over mast
38 varsities hike fees: UNILAG from N14,500 to N63,500
NNPC/Shell Cup MVP to get UK University scholarship
El Hadji Diouf:’Mr Senegal ‘bigger than ‘Mr Liverpool
Kastina vs Tornadoes: Bala sure of Ogbonna’s ability
FIFA releases Garcia report on 2018 world cup bid
Jose Mourinho bids dad emotional goodbye
Chelsea miss Bonucci turn to van Dijk.
Wozniacki flaunts body: I look good in my own way!
‘ANN will rule in 2019’
Ezeemo: I won’t collect security vote
UPP holds national convention
Monarch seeks quick job on Apapa-Wharf road
‘Beating is the language she understands’
Council poll: Elders back APC candidates
France okays over 1b Euros for Nigeria oil industry
PENGASSAN kicks against refineries’ concessioning
Banks boost lending despite hard times
PFAs invest N3.6t in Fed Govt bonds

The Sun

My life still in danger, Evans’ victim cries out
I’ve lost confidence in security agencies –Niger gov
Southern leaders reject secession, break-up
Agitations: You’ll hear from us, Osinbajo assures Nigerians
Nigerian judiciary best in Africa –Kalu
Boko Haram: Fears over female police officers’ abduction claim
•Not true, only civilians missing –Police Atiku, Sultan warn on agitations
Barring me from talking  against my fundamental human rights – Kanu
Obiano, zoning and equity in Anambra politics
Osun: APC, PDP trade words on by-election
France to invest €1bn in petroleum sector
NCAA to GSM providers: Obtain permit for high-rise structures
NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains today
Despite loan crisis, Etisalat’s resilience reassures lenders, prospective investors
Abuja prostitutes face minister’s wrath
…789 sex workers, destitute expelled My stewardship
Role of Bar and Bench in fight against corruption
Sorrow, tears in Kano
Hidden spiritual knowledge (7)
Hereafter advice for Obasanjo & Jonathan (7)
Shocking revelations from JAMB (1)
Alleged diversion of relief materials: My story –Senator Ita-Giwa
Anambra guber: UPP has gained roots – Chidoka
Digital pay solutions can boost transformation – Afiegbe, Visa boss
ICT’ll rejuvenate economy –Shittu
Everton beats Arsenal to sign Onyekuru
FIFA Confederation Cup: Portugal is ready for war –Ronaldo
Lottery Commission promises more funds for Nigerian sports
Security operatives seize over 167,000 fake printing supplies
EDITORIAL: Interception of N8bn counterfeit cables

The Guardian

APGA condemns Nnamdi Kanu’s comments
West Ham tenders Iheanacho bid
Police officers in trouble over Evans
‘Over 2,000 Nigerians in Libyan private prisons’
Agitations reflective of rot in polity, says sultan
Power sector loses N7.60b to gas, transmission, distribution hiccup
Boko Haram: Shettima donates N50m to secure UNIMAID
Ojo, Lambo, Ipinmisho deny support claims for Dino Melaye
Evans victim, Dunu alleges threat to life
APC explains delay in restructuring Nigeria as Atiku lauds IBB
Reign of terror as serial killings, cult activities hit Akure
Kaduna APC chief flays El-Rufai’s sack of district, village heads
Ikeme dusts boots for Cameroon
Meet Henry Onyekuru: Everton’s new Nigerian raised by Qataris in Belgium
Akwa United will show no mercy to Remo Stars, says Maikaba
Pasca vows to win more for inmates of Ozubulu Charity Home
Ebewele, Collins may return to AFN board as appeals committee submits report Friday
Goal-king Klose helps nurture German hot-shots
Nigeria, Ghana mull new pact
NIWA cries out of over blockade of Calabar office
Lagos woos investors to Lekki Free Zone
NB explores cassava starch as alternative recipe for production
Why the #HallelujahChallenge became a cultural phenomenon
Editoriall: Why restructuring should be Buhari’s priority
Herdsmen’s attacks, Okowa and police escort
Wobbly tripod and doctrine of ‘Trinity’
Too much of everything
Nigeria, Morocco and the future of ECOWAS
In Katsina State, probe of former administration raises dust
Kolade, Anya, others chart new course for Nigeria
‘Quit order, a rare chance to renegotiate Nigeria’
Malami urges Senate to obey judgment on Akwa Ibom senatorial tussle
Again, Enwonwu’s ‘Anyanwu’ leads auction sale in Lagos
Abuja evening of literary flavours
On Dammy Krane and Sinzu: Where it all went wrong
Sharpening written, spoken communications’ skills with new book, English For All Purposes


Boko Haram Refers To Kidnapped Female Police Officers As ‘our Slaves’
Evans: My Life Is In Danger- —Victim That Escaped From Den
Rep Presents Scorecard, Empowers 265 Constituents
Pillars, Rangers, Plateau Seek To Extend Unbeaten Runs
How My N100,000-story Became A Succesful One — Dr. Okogbue, MD Kenon Oil & Gas
Ikeme Backs Super Eagles To Qualify For AFCON 2019
Partner Mobile To Manufacture Feature Phones In Nigeria
Restructuring: Atiku Lauds APC Govs, Others
Fringe Companies Threaten Major Bitters Manufacturers
Attack On Chief Olu Falae Again By Herdsmen: Urgent Action
Maintain Peace In Your Domains, Oborevwori Urges Delta Monarchs
Residents Of Demolished Estate In P-Harcourt Demand N5bn Compensation
Nasarawa Emir To Herdsmen: It’s Wrong To Graze On Farmlands
Uyo Senate Seat: Saraki Urged To Respect Court Order
Indomitable Lions Will Return To Russia, Says Moukandjo
PZ Cussons Urges Fixing Of Petro-chemical Industry, Unveils Deodorant Line
Ebonyi Begins Revamping Of Agric Facilities In LGAs To Boost IGR
Biafra: You’re Not Igbo Emperor, APGA Warns Kanu, Writes IPOB
Lagos School Kidnap; DAY 35: Abductors Threaten To Relocate Victims Over Mounting Security Threat
Falana To NASS: Court Didn’t Say You Have Power To Increase Budget
I’ve Lost Confidence In Security Agencies – Gov Bello
ETISALAT DEBT: Stakeholders Dread Implications Of Take Over
Kolade, Anya, Adebanjo, Others Back Restructuring
FG Not Deaf To Demands,’ll Address All Grievances – Osinbajo
Why Is He Showing A Lot Of Interest In My Daughter?
I Live In Fear My Past Could Catch Up With Me
He’s Back To His Cheating Ways
His Wife Warned Me To Back Off
How Do You Deal With A Male Virgin
Tonto Dikeh’s Dad Returns Bride Price To Olakunle Churchill
I Am No 1 Music Act In Africa, Wizkid Declares
When ‘Love Is Not Enough’ For Ebube Nwagbo
13 Years After, ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ Goes Off Air
UPP Has Gained Firm Roots In Anambra — Chidoka
Anambra Consensus Project Sets Up Cttee To Screen Aspirants
Biafra: We Don’t Believe In The Break-up Of Nigeria, Says Wike
Pillars, Rangers, Plateau Seek To Extend Unbeaten Runs
Ikeme Backs Super Eagles To Qualify For AFCON 2019
Indomitable Lions Will Return To Russia, Says Moukandjo
Golf: War Of Words As Enugu Holds Monthly Mug
Hockey League: Union Bank Target Title
38 Nigerian Universities Increase Tuition Fees, Say Buhari’s Govt Made Them Poorer – ASUU
Fringe Companies Threaten Major Bitters Manufacturers
NAICOM To Meet Stakeholders On Business Retention Within The Country

Daily Trust

‘Child marriages will cost poor countries trillions of dollars’
I’m losing confidence in security agencies – Gov Bello
We’ve raised our acts against kidnappers, rustlers -IGP
Suspended lawmaker, 200 others dump PDP for APC in Ekiti
Recall: Ojo, Lambo, others deny endorsing Dino
A/Ibom: AGF writes Saraki to swear-in Etim
LFrance to invest €1bn in Nigeria’s oil, gas sector – NNPC
NCAA warns GSM operators, others over towering structures
Loan: Shareholders urge Etisalat to pay up
The emirates and politicians
The library without readers
New face of Leaders of Thought
Trump’s travel ban will breed more terrorism – Iran
Egyptian air strikes hit 12 vehicles crossing from Libya – Military
Safety: Union wants Nigerians in S/Africa to register with Police Forum
.As JAMB blacklists CBT centresHDI urges increased UBEC funding to cover special needs children
FG flags off construction of N700m erosion sites in Abia
Workers’ welfare not properly captured in 2017 budget – NLC
Appoint experienced hands to better the health sector – NASU
‘Organisations now reluctant to pay workers gratuity’
Lawyers weigh in on N/Assembly power to review budgets
Melaye’s recall: Lawyers differ on court’s likely verdict
CJ, SANs eulogise late pioneer Abuja judge, Onejeme
Place teenagers on family planning methods to secure their future – NURHI
Gavi extends $250m polio support to 2020
The powerful Y’ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone
France to invest €1bn in Nigeria’s oil, gas sector – NNPC
NCAA warns GSM operators, others over towering structures
Loan: Shareholders urge Etisalat to pay up
Customs generates N239bn in Q1, exceeds target with N46bn
Slashed N17bn Mambilla budget is FG’s counterpart funding – Fashola


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