News Headlines June 29,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines June 29,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

The Punch
Kidnap kingpin, Evans, sues police, demands release or arraignment
Investing in ceramic glaze materials’ production
Naira closes at 367/dollar, CBN sells $195m
Standard Chartered advises firms on budget
FCMB boosts youth banking initiative
No concession approval for refineries, says Kachikwu
NIPOST begins restructuring without reform bill passage
Ambode, Fowler for 44th AAAN AGM
Ransomware: NITDA warns of attacks on computers, phones
US oil export gains more momentum, threatens Nigeria’s
‘Terminal upgrade cause of leaking roof at MMIA’
EU prolongs energy sanctions against Russia to 2018
Nigeria lags behind 16 African countries in oil governance
Amosu diverted NAF’s funds to build diagnostic centre – EFCC
64-year-old bags 25 years for drug trafficking
Kidnap kingpin, Evans, sues police, demands release or arraignment
Police arraign traditional ruler for destroying FG’s property
Badoo kills Lagos couple, two kids in fresh attack
Another UNIOSUN final year student goes missing
Kaduna policemen torture undergraduate, dump corpse in bush
Oyo teachers protest against council autonomy
Lagos pupil expelled for putting acid in classmate’s bottle
Abolish difficult visa procedures, Dangote urges African leaders
Why Nigeria could not achieve MDGs – Udoma
NLC attacks Umahi over N56,000 new minimum wage
Yam export won’t affect availability locally – FG
‘Four power plants to add 524MW this year’
Trouble brews in APC over suspended SGF Lawal’s replacement
Peace Corps legal, engaging in illegal activities –AGF, IGP, DSS
We won’t shift Osun senatorial poll, INEC tells PDP
Abolish difficult visa procedures, Dangote urges African leaders
Igbo won’t leave Kano – Ganduje
Stop attacking Kanu, IPOB tells S’East govs
Buhari on life support since June 6, says Fayose
Education curriculum: CAN writes Saraki, seeks audience with N/Assembly
Another UNIOSUN final year student goes missing
Police arrest more suspected killers of Bauchi blogger, recover car
Woman cultist bathes co-tenant with faeces, strips naked to escape arrest
No going back on Melaye’s recall process – Group
No resumption until our demands are met, NLC tells Ayade
We want referendum, not war, says IPOB
Standard Chartered advises firms on budget
FCMB boosts youth banking initiative
No concession approval for refineries, says Kachikwu
Players praise Tiger for getting help, await return
Bravo is Chile’s hero in Confed Cup shoot-out win
Chile edge Ronaldo’s Portugal for final
Bolt fires to 100m victory in Ostrava
NPFL: Enyimba whip El-Kanemi Warriors 4-0
Six facts about Messi’s star-studded wedding
NANS rejects alleged tuition fee increase by varsities
Summer camp to train pupils in robotics, CPR
Editorial: FG, sort out Apapa ports roads mess
The littered and flooded streets of Aba
Restructure, lest Nigeria become the devil’s playground
Deconstructing Buhari’s Hausa Sallah message
Infrastructure and innovation: Groundbreaking duo in ensuring building safety
ICPC, DSS raid ex-Vice-President Sambo’s Kaduna home

The Nation

Gunmen shoot detective probing judges, others
CBN lifts forex market with $195m
Teachers protest against planned return of pay to local govts
Ex-Governor Suntai dies five years after surviving plane crash
ICPC raids ex-VP Sambo’s home
Double registration: INEC under pressure to swap data, says blogger
2015 poll: ‘Diezani gave N264m cash to bribe INEC officials’
UI VC to students: don’t disrupt academic activities
FEC okays NYSC members’ inclusion in NHIS
ASUU denies issuing statement on hike in varsities’ fees
Storm over a bus
2,000 students get Lagos employability skills
Material scientists meet in Abuja
Bridge builders
CAMPUSLIFE man wins journalism awards
UNIZIK plants 150 trees to mark Environment Day
FUT Minna donates police outpost to host community
Bravo Saves Three Penalties, Put Chile in Final
Bafana legend’s son set for Newcastle United
Gomis mobbed at Ataturk airport in Istanbul
Inauguration of National Sports Federations Boards now July 10
Anwar-Ul-Islam, St. Finbarr’s renew rivalry at GTB Masters Cup
Everton deal: Onyekuru not ready for delayed announcement
Federation Cup renamed AITEO Cup, prized monies pegged at N25million
Melaye in eye of storm
Anambra poll: I will serve a term, says aspirant
Erinle: APC ‘ll form next government in Ekiti
Nollywood Travel Festival to hold during TIFF 2017
Bibliophilia to hold Young Writers’ Summit
Nollywood to sign MoU with HMO
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‘Your toe nails can save your health’
Does milk consumption promote breast cancer?
How to reduce sickle cell patients, by hospita
Evans asks court to order his release or be arraigned
Badoo kills three family members in Ikorodu
Two held for ‘vehicle theft’
Man charged with raping niece
Experts to low-cost schools: shape up
Nigerian graduates: Their biological, educational parents
Graduating pupils get success tips
40 years after, old students give back to school
Lagos set to deliver ‘Right of Way’ for Alapere Road
Ease of doing business: Land Bureau rejigs process
Kachikwu: Nigeria must produce fuel locally
More marginal fields set to hit first oil


Unemployment Situation In Nigeria Worse Than NBS Report —NECA
Evans Sues Police, Says Charge Me Or Free Me, Dad Files 27-point Affidavit In Support
 Dangote Seeks Abolition Of Restrictive Visa Procedure In Africa
 LAGOS SCHOOL KIDNAP DAY 36: Parents, Others Contribute N285,000 Towards Ransom Balance
 APC Aspirants Spoil For War
 Preparing Security/collateral For Bank Loan: Assignment Of Contractor Proceeds And Assignment Of Book Debts
 How To Become A Successful Entrepreneur And Business Owner
 Edo APC Suspends Special Adviser, Five Others
 Onyekuru To Earn N16m A Week
 Don’t Believe In Restructuring Of Nigeria, Says Nnamdi Kanu
 Hope Rises As Varsity Empowers Pre-release Kirikiri Female Inmates
 Delta Community Protests Seven Months Power Outage
Navy Calls For Group Movement In N-Delta
Group Slams Opposition Parties, Scores Okowa High
Public Offers: Investors With Multiple Subscriptions To Forfeit Investment — SEC
6 Tricks For Getting Things Done Faster Without Sacrificing Quality
MMM, Olajumoke Jide Foundation, Others, Team Up For Women Skills Acquisition Workshop
I Don’t Believe In Restructuring Of Nigeria, Says Nnamdi Kanu
Buhari Has Been On Life-support Since June 6,… – Fayose
Seeking Self-determination Not Declaration Of War – IPOB
Biafran Agitators: Calm Down, Come Back Home, Let’s Harness Our Place – Charly Boy
Petitions: Senate’ll Address All Injustice Against Nigerians – Saraki
Man Batters Wife; Says ‘dragging My Sick Mum On The Ground Is An Insult I Can’t Take’
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
Tonto Dikeh’s Dance Of Freedom ?
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
APC Aspirants Spoil For War
How INEC Officers Received N264 M From Allison-Madueke – Witness
Quit Notice: Arewa Youth Leader Yerima Dares Police, Says Not Hiding, Ready For Arrest
Anambra 2017: North, South Senatorial Zones In Battle Of Wits
‘Success In Security ‘ll Help Obiano’
AITEO Takes Over Federation Cup
Aubameyang Agrees £500k-a-week China Contract
Confed Cup: Chile Edge Portugal 3-0 On Penalties
Bolt Fires To Win As Van Niekerk Stars
VC Set To Re-position Unijos
Private Varsities Should Be Included In TETFUND — Crawford VC
NUC Lauds Babcock Varsity’s Giant Stride In Heart Surgery
We Take Care Of Families With This Business —3 Women Arrested Over Sales Of Cannabis


Billionaire kidnapper, Evans, sues IGP
NAMA tasks airspace managers on executive orders
Air Peace is a mini Nigeria —Chairman
Emirates unveils new first class product in November
Global shipping consultant predicts gloom for Lekki, Badagry deep seaports
No presidential directive asking us to leave seaports —SON
Egina FPSO will enhance safety regulatory capacity —NIMASA DG
Kidnappers have stopped communicating with us —Parents of abducted Lagos
Food vendors abandon FG’s school feeding programme in Oyo •Some vendors have BVN
The vanishing reading culture
Children on the streets, our future woes
FG, let whistle-blowing continue
Aboru: Another Lagos location beckons on real estate, other investments
Ogun targets construction of 171 roads, gives priority to indigenous contractors
FIRS threatens surveyors with legal action over valuation jobs
NNPC boosts security of oil assets to boost production
ExxonMobil confirms award of deep water Liza field project
ANED assures Nigerians on prepaid meters provision
FCT minister to help NCAC proclaim made-in-Nigeria goods
Babachir’s replacement: North-East stakeholders decry imposition
Osinbajo assures startup entrepreneurs of FG’s assistance
Nigeria oil reserve to dry up in 30 years ―Buhari
Unions threaten showdown in UNIMAID
EFCC seeks Court’s permission to visit properties of Ex Air Chief
Osinbajo approves appointment of 14 chief executives of tertiary health institutions
Tension in UNIOSUN as another 400 level student goes missing
Top EFCC investigator escapes assassination
Oyo has recorded 43,963 new voters so far ―INEC
Recall: Wait for INEC verification, constituents tell Dino
CAN, PDP condemn Edo grazing bill
Police parade 36 suspects in Imo
Senator calls for restraint over killing of 2 policemen in Niger
2 brothers nabbed for alleged murder of 73-yr-old man in Ogun
Anyone who thinks Nigeria can stick together is either a fool or an enemy of the country —Falae
Millions of children in Boko Haram-hit Lake Chad prey to disease as rains arrive


Smile Communications offers customers new device, bonus
Open letter to Ango Abdullahi
Minister urges emphasis on entrepreneurial skill courses
Obama on temple sojourn during Indonesia holiday
Senior EFCC official shot in Port Harcourt
Final death toll for London tower blaze to take months
Activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier released
North Korea threatens to kill South’s ex-president Park
Police among six charged in UK over 1989 Hillsborough disaster
Djokovic advances, Kerber survives scare in Eastbourne
Ikoyi Club 1938 young swimmers rule Germany’s Neheim-Husten competition
NLO charges clubs to maintain law, order
Plateau United, MFM win, Enyimba bash El Kanemi 4-0
Bravo is Chile’s hero in Confed Cup shoot-out win
Bolt fires to 100m victory in Ostrava
Two Nigerians nominated for AIF innovation award
Investors want regulatory backing on quoted firms’ policy over dividend payout
SEC extends deadline for issuance of dividend warrants to December 31, 2017
Power sector loses N7.60b to gas, transmission, distribution hiccup
Editorial: Fighting corruption in the houses of God
The business and entrepreneurship series: 26 most common money mistakes entrepreneurs make
The North and the Igbo nation: A struggle in futility
Buhari’s Hausa Republic
Eighteen hats in the ring for Ogun 2019 governorship race
Igbo professionals call for national referendum
Ekweremadu mourns Suntai
Kano state poise for national integrity – Ganduje
In a Norwegian Wood, a 22nd century library grows
‘Dragon Tattoo’ star Michael Nyqvist dead at 56
Paddington Bear author Michael Bond dies aged 91
Filmmakers to earn royalties soon, says Emeruwa
India remains Nigeria’s top oil export destination

The Sun

Evans sues IGP, CP over fundamental human rights
Pro-Biafra groups appoint Kanu over-all leader
Quit notice: Arewa youths seeking relevance – Dangote
Service chiefs’ tenure ends July 13
Buhari on life support, alleges Fayose
• We won’t join issues with Ekiti gov, says presidential aide • SANs, PDP, APC, others react
Top EFCC investigator shot in Port Harcourt
Again, Badoo gang kills 3 in Lagos community
NPLs: Controversy trails CBN, NDIC’s planned launch of AMCON II
Ugly stories behind my success
…Woman explains how she abandoned PhD programme, quit UCH job to sell ‘pure’ water
NFF, AITEO sign N2.5bn sponsorship deal for Federation Cup
APC suspends Obaseki’s aide
• Gov to settle burial expenses of pensioner
Ogoni PDP leaders endorse Wike for second term
100 amnesty delegates clinch tourism, hospitality institute fellowship
Banking Innovation means thinking Customers first
FTAN set for 2017 AGM
Red card for owners of abandoned vehicles
•Remove disused automobiles from Lagos roads or forfeit them, govt warns Exam Ethics lauds FG on best practices in promotion exam
Of hatred and new realities
If all else fails, do a referendum
Ekezie-Joseph’s presidential ambition
We want our ftan back
Before our wise men fool us: On alien languages
IGP Idris’ one-year scorecard
Restructuring: What exactly does IBB want?
Evans: Matters arising
Top EFCC investigator shot in Port Harcourt
Akwa Ibom: I’ll not be distracted from foundation laid by Akpabio –Emmanuel

Daily Trust

Badoo cult gang kills man, wife, son in Ikorodu
NCC Tennis League opening, draw ceremony hold tomorrow
Police, DSS, ICPC raid Namadi Sambo’s house
Taraba ex-gov Suntai dies at 56
NLC, NUT protest against LG autonomy in Ibadan
NCC Tennis League opening, draw ceremony hold tomorrow
200 women benefit from FG’s small scale business loan scheme in Nasarawa
SON, UNIDO to involve women in product standardisation
NGO empower 20 women in Kaduna
I am a Phenomenal Woman series launched
States intervene to save wheat production
OCP Africa launches agribooster in Kaduna
‘How I multiply the profit I make from rice farming’
NDDC to revive rice mills in Rivers, Akwa Ibom
Steps in cultivating cowpeas
FG, UNIDO task farmers, others on food safety
7yrs of RUFIN project: FG, IFAD review impact on rural farmers
Agora of Zuba tasks parents on education
Police nab robbery suspects, recover two pistols at Kabusa
I‘m determined to deliver good governance – Abaji council chairman
Abuja youths urged to shun hate speeches
House on the Rock to determine cause of fire outbreak
Chile beat Portugal on penalties to reach Confederation Cup final
Plateau stay top as Enyimba massacre El-Kanemi Warriors 4-0
Alves confirms Juventus departure
Sallah message: Poverty is the same, irrespective religion, ethnicity -Osinbajo
As governor everyone says you are fantastic, without telling you the truth – Peter Obi
Attacks: Staff, students threaten closure of UniMaid
Victims jubilate as notorious robber is arrested
FEC approves purchase of N2.4bn plaza for NAHCON
‘No plan to relocate tertiary institutions from southern Kaduna’
Police, DSS, ICPC raid Namadi Sambo’s house
North East APC stakeholders threaten court action over vice chairmanship
I’m not aware Kano Assembly compromised over Sanusi — Ganduje
Muideen Olaniyi
Pro-Biafra groups adopt Nnamdi Kanu as leader
Sallah: Abuja airport witnesses heavy traffic Wednesday
Stocks end losing steak to gain 1.7 percent
-Agora of Zuba tasks parents on education
Police nab robbery suspects, recover two pistols at Kabusa
End of right-wing populism?
The emirates and politicians
IThe library without readers
2019: No room for part-time and unpatriotic Yobeans
Editorial: Beyond euphoria of Evans’ capture
How we are battling to select 6000 out of 25,000 applicants – Unijos VC
Candidates for JAMB’s mop-up UTME told to print slip
Ooni charges Crownhill varsity on quality educatio
301 households affected by recent flood in Kano – NEMA
Desertification: FG rehabilitating productive areas, stabilising movement


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