News Headlines July 6,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

News Headlines July 6,  2017. Headlines from Nigeria’s major newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

GoFundMe donations ready for disbursement to hero cop’s widow, others
Akwa Ibom gov approves new stadium for Eket 
Okagbare qualifies for London 2017 long jump 
Gent battle to keep Eagles defender from Crocodiles 
Mikel causes a stir 
Prosecutor’s absence stalls Seun Egbegbe’s fraud trial 
Man in court for allegedly defiling daughter
Trouble with Nigerian justice system —Lawyers, judges
Court hears Evans’ case against police July 13 
Saleh takes over as NJC secretary 
FG will publish looters’ names, says Malami 
More Badoo suspects lynched in Ogun, Lagos 
Lagos pupils’ abduction: Kidnappers break silence, promise to free children 
UNIOSUN students in violent protest over missing colleagues 
Robbers attack bullion van, injure police escort 
Three feared killed in Rivers cult clash 
Gunmen abduct two lawyers, traffic official
Investors showing interest in power distribution networks —Fashola
UNIDO to empower 500,000 Nigerian SMEs with skills 
New policy for privatised enterprises coming —BPE 
Stranded passengers: Reps summon aviation minister, NCAA, Ethiopian Airlines
We’re not northerners, say M’Belt groups
Isiaka Adeleke’s death affecting Deji’s sanity – Aregbesola 
Alleged Wike’s bribe: FG arraigns INEC officials today
Herdsmen killed 1,878 Benue people in three years –Ortom 
Break-up agitation slowing down economic recovery, says NBA 
Senate probes NPA’s $3bn spending on dredging 
Unity colleges’ senior teachers suspend two-month strike 
NACCIMA seeks single-digit interest rate
FG inaugurates committee to end farmers, herdsmen clashes 
Reps panel invites Jonathan over $1.1bn Malabu oil scandal
2017 budget: Senate awaits Reps’ action on Fashola
Yari has no link with $3m Lagos hotel – NGF
Addax to pay $32m to settle Swiss bribery charges
$.5m bribe: FG faults transfer of Lawan’s case to new judge
The gripes over Lagos LG election
Restructuring: Nigeria in terminal crisis, says Afenifere
Court dismisses Tompolo’s suit against FG
Robbers attack bullion van, injure police escort
Three feared killed in Rivers cult clash
Gunmen abduct two lawyers, traffic official
Mother gets more than a century imprisonment for killing her children
2017 budget: Quit if you’re overwhelmed, Senate tells Fashola
Yari built Lagos hotel with N500m, $500,000 Paris Club funds – EFCC
Gent battle to keep Eagles defender from Crocodiles
PHOTOS: Alexandre Lacazette joins Arsenal
Tupac’s break-up letter to Madonna to auction for $100,000
ICYMI: Senior citizens’ engagement photos go viral
[PHOTOS] Meeting Chibok girls incredible, says Ivanka Trump
Nigerian comes top in India university
Michael Okpara varsity sacks 400 workers
Corruption harms national development – COMPLIN
Davido has frog voice, Wizkid asserts in a tweet
You’re most likely to die at 11.00am —Study
Blame FG for NHIS/HMO crisis —Pharmacists
No Lassa fever outbreak in Anambra, says medical director
Group asks Ambode to provide ambulances in riverine areas
Six foods to help you gain muscle
[PHOTOS] Bauchi maternity, built 65 years ago, uses lanterns in labour room for deliveries
Six reasons to buy smartphones bigger than five inches
WhatsApp update adds filters for editing videos, photos
Six WhatsApp scams to avoid
Etisalat boosts access to instant loans with KwikCash
Editorial: Tackling tax evasion, the Spanish example
Should Nigeria export yam?
Sharia and its fake apostles
Biafra: How communication failure is heating up Nigeria
Six reasons why sex is special in rainy season
The best time to have sex? 5.48 in the morning
Fascinating reason why you admire someone in front of your partner
The secret to a long marriage? Eat cake
Herdsmen killed 1,878 Benue people in three years –Ortom
Magu’s confirmation controversy: Osinbajo’s statement, a personal opinion, say AGF, Buhari’s aide
Reps panel invites Jonathan over $1.1bn Malabu oil scandal


IOCs to Dispose of More Assets After PIB Passage , Licence Expiration
Olusanya is Interim CEO as Etisalat Gets New Leadership
Thousands Pay Last Respects as Maitama Sule is Laid to Rest in Kano
Primary School Teachers Protest Handover of Payment of Salaries to LGs
Stanbic IBTC Bank Unveils Private Banking Service
Gowon, Obasanjo Express Regret over Military’s Incursion in Politics
IOCs to Dispose of More Assets After PIB Passage, Licence Expiration
Senate Tackles Osinbajo over Magu, Insists on EFCC Chair’s Removal
Former CPS to Abacha, Chief David Attah is Dead
PDP: We’ll Abide By Supreme Court Ruling, Says Sheriff
Osinbajo: FG to Announce Policy on Community Policing Soon
Fowler: Nigeria Needs Taxes to Develop
150 Dead, 1,233 Houses Destroyed in Cross River Communal War
Biowish Africa Faults Allegations Against It by Iheanacho
Court Frees Ndume of Terrorism Charges
FG: Nigeria’s Power Sector No Longer Attractive to Investors
Teachers Stage Protests, Want Primary School Managed by State Instead of LG
Again Badoo Strikes, Attacks Two Women, Toddler in Church Compound
Agbakoba Faults Osinbajo, Ohanaeze’s Position on Nigerian Sovereignty, Says it’s Not Sacrosanct
N’Delta Youths Protest IOCs’ Reluctance to Relocate Hqtrs
Senate: We will Determine Melaye’s Fate
Police Take over Enugu APC as Crisis Deepens
Troops Kill Boko Haram Mercenaries
Ijaw Youths: Blame Expired Pipelines, Not Vandalism for N’Delta Pollution
Law School: NOUN Law Graduates Suit for Hearing on July 5
Udoma: Corruption, A Critical Factor Affecting Execution of Projects
AU Endorses President Buhari to Champion 2018 Annual Theme on Anti-Corruption
House Probes N2tn Losses in FG Assets
Lagos Hotelier Laments Military Occupation of Hotel, N120m Loss
I’m the Biggest Investment in Amaechi’s Politics, Says Abe
PLAN Promotes Adoption of Returnable Plastic Crates for Fruits, Vegetables
Gombe Communal Clash: Southern Politicians Call for Ceasefire
Nigeria Ranked 19th Most Attractive Investment Destination in Africa
Finally, Nigerian Stock Exchange Delists Ashaka Cement
Sterling Bank Commits to Real Estate Financing
Lawmakers to Fast Track Laws to Boost Capital Market Operations
FMDQ OTC: Investors Stake N54.8tn in Five Months
Diversify Revenue Base to Avert Debt Crisis, FG Urged
Time to Withdraw the Ultimatum
PDP Not Dead in Kwara
INEC Registers 49,000 New Voters in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi 
Checkmating Bayelsa’s Hoodlums
Cracking the Glass Ceiling Inhibiting Women
Top Players Commit to Kwara@50 Pro-Am Golf Championship
Transfer: Onyekuru Joins Anderlecht Training
Dalung Pledges Support for Aruna Quadri
Participants Defy Rains to Run Corporate Challenge
Enyeama, 10 Others Frozen out of Lille
Brume, Amusan Storm Lausanne for IAAF Diamond League Debut
Boosting Knowledge, Confidence of Girls in Bauchi
Firm Inaugurates Online Education Certification Verification Platform
WAEC Pledges Commitment to Sharing of Knowledge, Adoption of ICT
SON Inaugurates Standard Clubs in Osun Schools
Foundation Builds School for Orphans and Less Priviledged
Obasanjo and the Dreams of Our Fathers

The Nation

Governors angry as EFCC is set to recover $3m refund
Stop ‘shadow-boxing’ Yari, NGF tells EFCC
Probe unmasks Evans police allies
‘Olubadan not forced to accept chieftaincy review’
Police foil robbers’ attack on bullion van in Ondo
Budget comments: Senate attacks Fashola
Bike accident: LAUTECH loses student
NBA faults calls for nation’s break up
A’Court reserves ruling on Metuh’s request for Dasuki as witness
Mob kill Badoo suspect in Ogun, set corpse ablaze
NGF to EFCC:  Stop “Shadow-boxing” Gov. Yari
Ishaku: GOC Ahanotu on mission to satisfy interests in Taraba crisis 
Senate seeks more funds for completion of East/West road
Frustration, government incompetence cause of agitations, Ex-Envoy
Sheriff predicts victory for PDP in Osun bye-election
Fatal adventure
UNN Space Centre marks World Asteroid Day
A ticking time bomb
UDUS gets Governing Council
Fire at FUTO’s ICT Centre
Students set agenda for Pro-chancellor
Internet’ll be made affordable for young people, says minister
Hensen School happy to emerge 2017 Shell Cup champs
Lacazette completes £53m move to Arsenal
Transfer: Wayne Rooney Set to Sign for Everton This Week
Pacquiao Seeks WBO Review of Horn Controversial Win
Unwanted visitors at the Wimbledon!
Unsettled home front affecting Djokovic – McEnroe
Pacquiao backs call for review of Horn decision
Controversy over agitation for restructuring
Osun West by-election and its implications for 2018
Alimikhena to Obaseki: Focus on development
‘Area Boys’: Celebrities photographer relocates studio
O’jez Lounge debuts with ‘Wednesday Live’
Dike takes Poetry to OAU
Life without a high goal promotes disease
Local supplement to reshape medical treatment
FG to promote innovations in health to address local needs
Neighbourhood Watch, Police save kidnap suspect from mob
Bayelsa teachers to Dickson, Fed Govt: don’t let councils pay us
Ijaw leader urges oil firms to replace pipelines 
Odegbami loses N12m watch to ‘burglars’
The sex education debate
Foundation donates books to college
SON takes ‘Standard Club’ campaign to Osun
LASU urged to match gown with town
Petralon appoints strategic advisor
Eni seeks less gas flaring in Africa
Danvic centre boosts industry manpower
Eko DisCo meters industrial customers


Inculcate Virtues Of Our Heroes In Children, Teachers, Parents Urged
God Allowed Recession To Boost Nigeria’s Agriculture —Oyegun
Bus Crushes Man Dead In Enugu
Corona Student Emerges Overall Second Best In AISEN Art Contest
SWAN Appeals For Financial Support For Bekom Family
Total Boosts Students’ Reading Habit With 3rd BRF
Badoo Killings: Estate Agents Dupe Fleeing Ikorodu Victims Of N50m
Anambra Community Petitions Obiano Over Abandoned Bridge, Road
Kerosene Explosion Kills Female Lawmaker In Abia
Reigners’ Church Building Collapse: Panel Submits Report
Bayelsa Assembly Passes Education Safety Corp Bill
Magistrate’s Absence Stalls Alleged Firearms Possession Trial
Igbo for referendum, not restructuring —MASSOB
Ahiara diocesan crisis: More indigenes sign protest letter to Pope
Reps invite Jonathan over $1.3bn Malabu oil deal
Senate probes $3bn spent on dredging Calabar, Bonny, Lagos channels
Restructure Nigeria before it’s too late —Afenifere
Trump tweets provocative partisan song for Independence Day
Moses to begin pre-season with Chelsea July 17
IAAF U-18 Championships: Nigerian athletes wait in suspense
Nwakali misses training with Arsenal first team
Barca make Messi highest paid sports person
Biafra: We stand with one Nigeria – Southern senators’ forum
Malami disowns Osinbajo for saying Senate has no powers to confirm some nominees
Nigeria is a country where everyone is a stakeholder – Obasanjo
Breaking: We agree to publish names of looters – FG
Could he be cheating?
Why I returned N60,000 salary to N-Power -Joshua
Electricity: Power supply drops to 3,628mw
Corona student emerges overall second best in AISEN Art contest
18 houses torched in renewed Aguleri, Umuleri war

The Sun

Publish names of looters, court orders FG
Senate laments bad state of Enugu airport
FG not sure when recession’ll end, Udoma tells APC leadership
Malabu oil deal: Reps request Jonathan to testify
We’ll resolve face-off with Senate – Presidency
Navy moves against kidnappers in Lagos
Ahead Nigeria, Cameroon double header : Akpeyi gets Rohr’s red card
…As Amuneke throws weight behind Eagles coach
Vaccines: Local production vital for health security
LRitual killings in Ikorodu : Why OPC joined forces with police, by Gani Adams
•How security agents, vigilantes took fight to Badoo gang’s hideouts
Controversy trails Customs e-auction
…Nigerians kick as 43 bidders win 1st round •Jaiz Bank only active portal for transaction
Nwoye, Ude lay claim to Enugu APC chairmanship
Senate laments bad state of Enugu airport
2017: No decision on zoning in Anambra, says Moughalu
Obasanjo, Gowon should drive restructuring process – ECA
Exposed: Den of ritualist in Osun
See something, say something!!!
Fayose as lone opposition voice
Politics of appearance
FTAN election and lessons for tomorrow
The Siege on Qatar
Echoes of 2019 and Orlu political hegemony
Taraba and challenges of rescuing polarised state
Lamido’s journey to prison
No single federal presence in South–East -Okorocha
Stakeholders make fresh demands on new national gas policy
We’ll create wealth with ICT – Ugwuanyi
Messi extends Barca contract till 2021
Iheanacho in Man City’s pre-season squad
EDITORIAL: Adesina’s World Food Prize


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