News Headlines July 2,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 2,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 


The Punch

Corruption: Israeli ex-PM Olmert freed from prison
Probe: No special treatment for Sambo, others, says presidency
Evans’ lawyer loses court case, to pay N500,000 fine
Bishop row: 3,000 Imo diocese members protest against Pope’s choice
Buhari’s illness prevents 10 envoys from assuming duty
Fear of job loss grips Etisalat workers
“Anambra has no zoning formula”
Kidnappers break into principal’s house, abduct wife
Tributes as Eze goes to school author is buried
Nigeria’s democracy, our benchmark, says Benin Republic
Two Nigerians nominated for Innovation Prize for Africa
Private investment in Nigeria fell in 2016 — World Bank
Low turnout as parties boycott Jigawa council polls
Gunmen kidnap Imo APC chieftain, demand N6m ransom
Lagos-Ibadan road: S’West has worst representation at N’Assembly, says Afenifere
Private investment in Nigeria fell in 2016 — World Bank
Fire guts Abuja Federal Secretariat
Supreme Court to determine fate of two more Benue Reps
Niger Delta youths to meet on Biafra, restructuring
Boko Haram loots Borno village, five terrorists killed
Communal clash: Kwara govt declares curfew
Police to protest against cultism in Imo
Osotimehin for burial July 21
FMC Owerri laments unpaid salaries
You can’t stop Anambra election, police tell IPOB
Bayelsa lacks enough judges — Ex-NBA chair
Ex-students support Olivet with N11m project
Labour hails Dangote’s investment drive
Why we don’t support restructuring -ACF
28 hurt in US nightclub shooting
Pilgrimage: Sultan calls for restoration of Amirul Hajj
[PHOTOS] Police release identity of Henry Bello’s victim
CRUDAN calls for tolerance, unity among Nigerians
Five dead as heatwave hits Bulgarian capital
Family demands justice, as 16-year-old boy killed by cop is buried
Soldiers defy early morning rain, clean up Lagos community
UPDATED: Former school teacher stuns Pacquiao to claim WBO welterweight title
Operators lament declining contribution of aviation to GDP
Kidnappers break into principal’s house, abduct wife
Captured: Cocaine lord who was on the run for 30 years
Vigilante member allegedly beheads, buries victim in suspected ritual killing
Bizarre items politicians gift their supporters
I don’t take more than two bottles of beer — Emma-Ego
IPOB threat: Anambra governorship election will hold – Police
Recall: INEC receives Melaye’s court papers
FG, states, LGs share N2.27tn in five months
Nigeria’ll surpass renewable energy target by 2020 — Experts
‘Power grid has collapsed 14 times this year’
Africa’s rising mobile population
There is big hope for manufacturing in Nigeria — Binatone MD
Football star Messi weds childhood sweetheart
Should couples jointly own property?
FG should restructure Nigeria before the next election — Afe Babalola
I can spend the rest of my life in Lagos – Portuguese, Amâncio
Dad has only one house, one car – Yakasai’s son
Resource control, not restructuring, will solve agitation — Okunnu
I still love Messi despite wedding exclusion — Maradona
Boxing: Horn beats Pacquiao to win WBO welterweight crown
Tunisia, Senegal to co-host 2017 Afrobasket
Spain once had bad pitches like Nigeria — La Liga chief Casado
My injury woes over — Envoh
Only broke guys say women like money –Yung6ix
I didn’t sell Aye to Davido, Runtown insists
My husband didn’t use juju on me –Mide Martins
I’ve never done boobs surgery –Ebube Nwagbo
Mercy Aigbe doesn’t want to be under any man
Modelling prevented me from making a first-class degree — Mary Lazarus
Incubators scarcity hampers deliveries in public hospitals
Insomnia best treated without medication — Expert
A reader’s experience of a friend’s betrayal
What vomiting represents
It’s unsafe to bathe your baby before it’s 24 hours old –Study
Cancer symptoms most people ignore
We married twins to avoid trouble – 50-year-old male identical twins
Editorial: Theft of food aid for terror victims shameful
Adams Oshiomhole could be the nation’s wildcard
Ajimobi: Six years of building enduring legacies
Buhari’s calculus
As far as possible, don’t lose your fire for justice


ThisDay



APC Takes the Bull by the Horns, Plans Committee on Restructuring
Panel to comprise governors, National Assembly members from party
Ajibola: Secession Not Solution to Nigeria’s Problems
Ex-VP Sambo Expresses Concern over Frequent Raid on His Residence
Despite Osinbajo’s Directive, Petrol Marketers Yet to be Paid $2bn Subsidy…
Ndoma-Egba: Violence, Militancy Not Options for N’Delta Development
Ahiara Diocese: Laity Still Reject Bishop Okpalaeke
Lawmaker Faults Call for Restructuring
Nigeria’s Democracy, Our Benchmark, Says Benin Deputy President
Two FUTA Students Drown
Osinbajo for Arase’s Book Launch
Gunmen Shoot, Kidnap Principal’s Wife in Bayelsa
Reps Seek Economic Amnesty for Treasury Looters
Council Workers Stage Rally over Ugwuanyi’s Utilisation of Paris Fund
A’Ibom Sets up Specialised Emergency Response Centre
Police Quiz Warring Royal Fathers in Kwara Communal Clash
Obong of Calabar Denies Sending Any Emissary to Kanu
Delta ALGON Chairman Blames Poor Revenue Generation on FG
Stop Insulting Dangote, Group Tells Arewa Youths
PDP National Auditor Expresses Confidence of Ending Factional Crisis
Nigeria Assumes Chair, AU Peace and Security Council
200,000 Community Health Workers to Replace Medical Doctors in PHCs
Candidates’ Lateness: JAMB’ll Not Reschedule Exam, Says Oloyede
Global Amnesty Watch to Investigate US Claims on Use of ‘Child Soldiers’ in Counter-Terrorism..
Police Arraign Sacked A’Ibom Council Boss, Six Others for Murder
Implement PANDEF’s 16-point Agenda Now, N’Delta Leaders Tell FG
NPC to Engage in House-to-House Registration of Under-5 Children in Bauchi
Fire Outbreak at Federal Secretariat Abuja
Ajibola: Secession Not Solution to Nigeria’s Problems
Says genuine war against corruption is the way out
PSRP: Power Sector Requires $7.5 Billion to be Viable
$300m Diaspora Bond Success Signals Economic Resilience
Tackling Nigeria’s Unemployment Crisis
Ononokpono: Oil Industry Has Witnessed Quantum Leap in One Year
Towards Effective Implementation of 2017 Budget
LAI MOHAMMED: It’s Irresponsible to Be Reckless on the President’s Health Status Politics
When Prosecution Becomes an Endless Exercise
Life Lessons 9: Tunde Lemo – You can turn a setback into an advantage
TALENTS ON DISPLAY
Top Musicians Making Satchmo’s Jazz Café Tick
Coke Studio Africa Presents Global Fusion Edition
Otunba Niyi Adebayo Sets August Date for Son’s Wedding
Kenneth Ezaga: Dreaming Big for Tennis
Chile, Germany Seek First Confederations Cup Win
Germany Tackle Chile in Confed Cup Final
B& E Tournament: Torgah Closes Up on Mapwanya
‘Shifting Cultivation’ in Nigerian Politics
EDITORIAL: The Deplorable State of Federal Roads


The Nation


 Ex-VP Sambo: Security agents want to frame me
 Osun student is best medicine graduate in Ukraine
 STATE ASSEMBLIES OR RUBBER STAMPS?
 EFCC files N4.8m corruption charge against recalled judge
 Police to IPOB: You can’t stop Anambra elections
 Kirikiri When prisoners are your neighbours
 Okorocha: I’ve achieved so much my successor may be stoned
Killer doctor, Bello, blame colleagues
Taiwan to order Nigerian office to leave Taipei
French president, African leaders meet on al-Qaida, Boko Haram
MESSI MARRIES CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART IN ‘WEDDING OF THE CENTURY’
Venus reacts to fatal crash: ‘I am devastated and heartbroken’
Morocco comes alive for 2017 ITTF Africa Cup
Ighalo on target as Yatai hit Beijing Guoan 2-1
Chelsea to sign 16-year-old defender Ampadu
Arsenal ready to top £50million for Lacazette
I’ve performed better than all my predecessors, says Okorocha
UCHE OGBODO My eyes are my selling point
HOW MOVIE PRODUCERS TACKLE ‘AREA BOYS’ MENACE
LOVING THE NFC SEXTET
Police parade vigilante for alleged ritual killing
Two FUTA students drown while taking selfie
Student arraigned for removing friend’s teeth
Supplementary UTME satisfactory–JAMB
Stop violence against children -Private school owners
Tax compliance made easy
’24-hr port operations impossible without functional scanners’
Demand for indigenous products soars
Labour to OPS: ‘Emulate Dangote’s investment drive’


Vanguard
Ethnic Agitations: Between Descent To Doom And Restructuring
The North Cannot Hold Nigeria Hostage – Afenifere, Ohanaeze
Child Surgery Neglected — Paediatrics Surgeon
Tom And Jerry Couples And Their Endless Moaning
2017 Appropriation Act: Fashola Should Stop Giving Excuses – Namdas
The Mischief Of Pastors
Abacha Was Managed By Poorly Trained Filipino Doctors In His Last Days – Brigadier General Ovadje (retd.)
ITALY: Almost Every Girl Getting Off The Boat From Nigeria Will Have Been Trafficked
Why I Can’t Sell My Body For Money —Chinenye Uyana
MULTIPLE BIRTH: Many Babies For The Price Of One
UNILORIN Is Nigeria’s Most Patronised University Despite ASUU’s Adversarial Politics – Prof. Ambali, VC
Revised Education Curriculum: Adeboye, Okonkwo, Oyedepo Order Christian Students To Boycott Arabic Studies’ Classes
A Presidential Jet In London
‘Eyo Can Bring N4billion To Lagos’
TRAITORS!Top Politician Kidnapped, Murdered By Those He Contracted To Build His House
Balogun Bubbles Art Lovers At Omenka Gallery
Many Govt Structures In FCT Unsafe As Fire Guts Part Of Fed. Secretariat Abuja
Namadi Samabo Raises The Alarm, Says Residence Search Five Times In Six Months
Isn’t It Liberating That Women Can Now Have Quality Sex?
Tribute: Goodnight, Tony Grey
Fuji Superstar Abass Obesere Embarks On US Tour
Now That I Am Slimming Down, I Do Not Make So Much Money – Lepacious Bose
Why My Successor May Be Stoned — Okorocha
NNL: Bendel Insurance Beat Go Round FC 2-0
Appeal Committee Annuls AFN Elections, 3 Others
Participants Rate Africa Armwrestling Championship High
NPFL: LMC Urged To Improve Match Officiating
Nigerian Boxing: Living In Borrowed Robes
JAMB Will Not Reschedule UTME Exam For Latecomers, Says Oloyede

‘I Was Gang-raped On My Wedding Day’
Terror Comes To Town As ‘bandits Raped Wife In The Presence Of Husband’
Nigeria-bound Cargo Ship Collide With Oil Tanker In English Channel
Human Traffickers Earn Over $150bn Annually —ILO

The Sun


AGITATIONS: HOW BUHARI’S GOVT CAN SAVE NIGERIA – Col Tony Nyiam (RETD)
2 FUTA students drown taking selfies in canoe
Ahiara Diocese crisis: Police storm cathedral
The laity insists … As Okorocha appeals for calm
Ex-VP Sambo’s house raid: Security operatives want to plant incriminating items, says Aide
The BIG Restructuring debate fireworks
Evans caused this war
How to get beautiful, flawless skin
Do you know that farting is good for your health?
Terry Gobanga: I was gang- raped on my wedding day
Police nab 25 Fulani expressway kidnappers in Kogi
FIFA Confederations Cup final:
Anambra guber: IPOB can’t stop election – Police
Anambra guber: APC‘ll dislodge Obiano, says aspirant
My mum wasn’t too happy I have only three children – Tee Mac Iseli,
Break loose from poverty, embrace grasscutter farming
Single and sleeping with who?
Attention everybody!
It’s about wickedness, injustice not war
Dino Melaye’s lonely long walk to freedom
Adesina and the Nigerian paradox
Diplomacy to the rescue
If your wife is richer than you, she must be using your destiny?
The trust issue in marital relationship
What to expect when moving to a new house with your partner
Aging and decline of body functions
Beatrice Ajile Olaopa: The heroine as a parent
IGBO CANNOT ABANDON NIGERIA – CHARLES UDEOGARANYA
WE NEED BUILDERS, HOPE GIVERS IN GOVERNMENT –SEN ORDIA
NPFL: Plateau aims to maintain lead, as Akwa hosts Enyimba
CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers Utd in make-or- mar game
Gunmen abduct APC chieftain
Joblessness behind youth restiveness in the country — Traditional ruler
Bus crushes Nollywood actress, injures 5 others in Anambra
EDITORIAL: The controversy over CRK in new school curriculum


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