News Headlines July 5,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 5,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

N3.57tn borrowed in 21 months to finance budget deficit –FG
Badoo storms Lagos churches, kills babies, mother
Sagay, SANs condemn Senate as lawmakers ask Osinbajo to sack Magu
Ex-gov arrested at book launch attended by Obasanjo, Gowon
Imo police impound tinted vehicles
Enyeama frozen out at Lille
Chelsea ready to sell Omeruo
Onazi dumps Trabzonspor
Promoter gets bids for Joshua-Klitschko rematch in Abuja
Why Messi is the best player – Guardiola
Sunshine will escape relegation –Duke Udi
Minister hails Quadri
Brume, Amusan set for Diamond League
Federation reruns hold on July 12
Recession: FG enlists foreign firms to enhance recovery
Skye Bank lauded for promoting savings
Cornerstone Insurance grows gross premium by 25%
Banking stocks record 3.36% loss, equities shed N162bn
Govt to expand CIS scope of operations
Guinness undertakes N39.7bn rights issue, Ashaka Cement delists
15 teams for Hockey Super League
Crime has ruined me, cries killer of security officers
NDLEA impounds 39,000kg of cocaine in Kano
NDLEA arrests 42 Nasarawa drug traffickers
4 injured in Abuja multiple crashes
Irele: All mourn death of an iconic critic
Royalties coming for Nigerian film-makers – Emeruwa
Our former ministers ran Nigeria aground – PDP
Obiano gives wives of slain cops N1m each
B’Haram increases drug abuse in Borno – NDLEA
Crisis hits Enugu APC
Terrorism: Ndume has no case to answer, court rules
Senate backs Melaye, says recall waste of time
Agbakoba rejects restructuring, backs Nnamdi Kanu
Lagos police and Oshodi hoodlums
Traditional medicine practitioners offer to treat Buhari
Ajimobi sacks special duties commissioner
Policeman kills bandit in Rivers, others flee
Powering the capital market through financial literacy
EFCC confronts embattled SAN, Nwobike, with illegal SMS
Grant us access to clothes, shoes, ex-minister Mohammed, family tell court
Obiano responsible for pro-Biafran agitators’ killings, IPOB insists
FG to enlist ex-IGs to tackle kidnapping, others
10-year-old, two others die in Delta church
Corpse of missing UNIOSUN student found near Alfa’s house
Police arrest Imo Catholic priest for shooting assistant
Edo teachers reject funding of primary education by councils
Pupils on holiday from Cotonou disappear in Lagos
Uganda bans female civil servants from wearing cleavage revealing cloths
FAO distributes goats to 900 widows in Borno
Lagos-Ibadan highway: Reps summon Fashola over ‘inciting’ comments
Melaye’s recall: Petitioners must convince Senate or process is futile – Ekweremadu
Late Gen. Vatsa’s son, Haruna, is dead
We won’t miss you,  Ogun PDP tells Okupe
Senate suspends confirmation of nominees
Lagos Assembly moves to return history teaching
Recession: FG enlists foreign 

The Nation

Senate draws battle line with Osinbajo over Magu
Etisalat, banks agree on payment terms
Reps summon Fashola over budget comment
Senate dares INEC on Melaye’s recall
Buratai : Dubai property my family investment
Senior lawyers: Senate’s directive on Magu illegal
Nyanya bus terminal reopened three years after attack
Plan on community policing to be unveiled, says Osinbajo
LUTH disowns fake recruitment website
Ajimobi sacks commissioner
Allegations against Kano ex-Speaker embarrassing, says Dangote
Cardiologist raises the alarm on hypertension in youths
Niger governor’s aide dead
NDLEA impounds 39,224,109kg drugs in Kano
Senegal leads global innovation in higher education
Pepe Joins Besiktas From Real Madrid
Millionaire Boxer Turns Bin Pusher after Controversial Win against Pacquiao
National Sports Federations’ re-run elections for July 12
Ronaldo introduces his newborn twins to Ronaldo Jr
Chelsea agree £34.2m Rudiger deal with Roma
National Sports Federation to hold re-run on July 12
Terry Dreams Chelsea Return as Manager
Osun West by-election: Will Hussain succeed Adeleke?
Ogun 2019: No anointed candidate in APC, says chieftain
APC Chieftain cautions party loyalists against unguarded utterances
Bryan Okwara models for Tush clothing
Seyilaw’s largesse to fans
Army honours I Go Dye, Oyo-Ita
Don’t put handset in your pocket or laptop on lap’
Health workers give Ag CEO pass mark
Foundation concludes applications for fertility grants
Kano still as elder statesman Sule is buried
Assembly seeks council boss’ suspension
Lagos hails Visionscape for Cleaner Initiative investment
American to remain in Kirikiri
Countries where varsity education can be 100% free
Circumcise your Daughter or we all die!
Investors are happy with achievements of Jumia – Dutta
Lagos Assembly moves to return history teaching
NNPC gets $2b discount on upstream contracts
Professionals seek enforcement of 2015 Cybercrime Act
Fed Govt hires tech giants to end recession
PAN unveils refreshed Peugeot 301 Midlife series


7 Die, 12 Injured In Enugu Multiple Auto Crashes
Restructuring Is For The Rich, Not The Poor
Nigerian Samuel Adepoju Turnes Star In India Singing In Hindi
War Drums In Benue Over Anti-Open Grazing Law
CBN Entices Anambra People With Mouth -Watering Loan Packages
Restructuring Can Strengthen Nigeria’s Unity—IBB
W/Africa Crude: Nigeria’s July Surplus Gets Smaller
Lille Sack Enyeama, 10 Others By Sms
How Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu Dominated Igbo Leaders’ Discussion In Enugu
PROF AJIBOLA: From House Boy To Professorship, Boardroom
Reps Order Perm Sec To Refund N3.935m To Govt Coffers Within 48 Hrs
Eagles Remain Africa’s FIFA Confed Cup Goal Kings
Melaye’s recall: You’re wasting your time, Senate tells INEC
36b fraud allegation: EFCC arrests ex-Jigawa gov, Turaki, at book launch
Magu: Osinbajo, Senate in fresh standoff
No regret retiring politically-exposed military officers – Obasanjo
3 killed as Badoo boys attack Ikorodu church
Restructuring: What Ndigbo want – Ohanaeze, Ezeife
Comments on 2017 budget: Reps summon Fashola
Tears, tributes as elder statesman, Maitama Sule, goes home
Breaking: N.Korea’s Kim says ballistic missile a ‘gift’ to ‘American bastards’
APC sues INEC, moves to stop Melaye’s recall
Salami gets 6-match ban in Finland
Onazi quits Trabzonspor        
HANDS-OFF-GOD Maradona accused of sexually harassing Russian journalist
US, South Korean soldiers fire ballistic missiles in response to Pyongyang
Senators lampoon APC, Oyegun
Osinbajo, eminent Nigerians canvas new policing system at Arase’s Book Launch
Could he be cheating?
She’s harassing me because I dumped her
No longer cares whether hubby stays or not
When Mike Adenuga’s daughter, Bella added another feather to her cap
Petrol cars will vanish in 8 years, Nigeria in more trouble
Expert urges FG to declare state of emergency on road transport sector
Takata offers condolences to victims of faulty airbags
Kia tops J. D. Power’s IQS nameplate ranking for 2nd straight year
Lagos Assembly moves to return history teaching

The Sun

Senate declares war on Osinbajo
• Suspends confirmation of Presidency nominees   • Asks acting president to withdraw statement
Ex-Abacha’s spokesman, Sani Attah, dies at 71
• His death, huge loss to Nigeria –Adesina
Kogi: INEC wasting time on Melaye’s recall –Saraki
FG to unveil new policy on community policing
Afenifere meets on insecurity in South-West
Elder statesman, Maitama Sule, buried in Kano
EFCC arrests ex-Jigawa gov, Turaki, at Abuja book launch
Badoo gang kills 3 in Lagos church
FG to export processed yam products – Ogbeh
Differentiating Anambra’s Airport City from others
NLC condoles Kano govt, people over Maitama Sule’s death
Boko Haram: Court clears Ndume of terrorism charges

Daily Trust

‘Maitama not only a guardian but also a friend’ says daughter
How former students rescued 57-yr-old primary school
Skyline college conducts career counseling in secondary schools
Recall: Melaye’s fate falls on Senate not INEC — Saraki
Sheriff asks ex-PDP ministers to declare source of wealth
It’s improper for Kano assembly to investigate itself — Dan Agundi
Osun Senate by-election to hold as scheduled — INEC
Forum asks Melaye to make peace with Bello
Group wants closer ties between electorate, leaders
PDP plotting to destabilise Abia APC — Anyanwu
ADP stands for restructuring, not break up
Danbaba Suntai []1961-2017]
Giving life to CAC’s transformation
Dangote and Arewa youths’ ranting
Ogbeh’s yams versus Sai Baba’s parked jet
Restructuring and the common man
Between El-Rufai and Shehu Sani
Rejection of corps members by some MDA’s
Maikaba reveals Champions League target
Giroud wants to carry on at Arsenal
IDPs have become drug addicts – Borno NDLEA
Amnesty for looters: Muslim group seeks recall of sponsor
FCT minister reopens Nyanya bus terminal
Reps give perm sec 48 hours to refund N3.9m
Yusuf Maitama Sule buried in Kano
Senate to Osinbajo: Sack Magu or face consequences
Reps summon Fashola over budget
Recall: Melaye’s fate falls on Senate not INEC — Saraki
Maikaba reveals Champions League target
Giroud wants to carry on at Arsenal
Asiegbu, Newman, Odey vie for Wonder Goal 6
$547m debt: Etisalat, creditors reach amicable resolution – NCC
CBN pumps fresh $195m into forex market
NNPC secures $2bn discounts from renegotiated contracts – GMD
2 men arraigned over N2m robbery
Abuja will be autonomous if Nigeria breaks up – FCT natives
FCT health workers’ chairman bags award
Dangote and Arewa youths’ ranting
GAMBIA: Teens denied US visa for robotics competition
GHANA: At least 14 gold miners missing in collapsed pit
.Editorial : Danbaba Suntai []1961-2017]


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