News Headlines Jun 19, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 19, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

LASTMA officials ‘detain’ schoolchildren over driver’s traffic offence
How UK helps us seize looted assets —FG
ISIS sneaking jihadists into Nigeria from Syria, says report
Semenya to challenge IAAF testosterone ruling
Wilder taunts Joshua
Ex-NBA star charged for robbery
Wawrinka ends poor run
Nigeria badminton team depart for I’Coast tourney
Bale set for Madrid talks
Students must do problem-solving projects, not theses –Tech-U VC
ANA lauds Buhari on MKO honour
Two schools to represent Nigeria at Chinese language competition
ANA Lagos on the march again for national convention
FUTO VC decries increase in destitution
SARS operatives allegedly invade hostel, brutalise AAUA students
OAU don urges students to join fight against rape
Grammatical errors we commit in God’s name
Stakeholders want cargo base removed from Lagos port
Buhari rules out meeting with nPDP members
2019: Oyinlola, Mimiko visit Ladoja over merger
Robbers rape corps member in Bayelsa
How UK helps us seize looted assets —FG
Python selfie puts forest ranger in tight spot
ISIS sneaking jihadists into Nigeria from Syria, says report
One killed as cult members clash in Lagos
Cultists kill Imo pastor, dump body in farm
Three soldiers, one pirate killed in shootout
Two patients injured as man shoots wife, self dead in hospital
Ekiti: PPC threatens to sue INEC for disqualifying gov candidate
NWC candidates panic over unity list for APC convention
I’m still in Delta senatorial race, says Uduaghan
Wike swears in LG chairmen
Ekiti: Prepare to accept defeat in good faith, Atiku tells APC
Fayose’s ex-deputy asks Ekiti to reject continuity agenda
Shell urges contractors to prioritise safety
10,291 manufacturing jobs lost in 2017 – MAN
Revenue generation, key weakness for Nigeria – Moody’s
‘95.28 billion litres of petroleum products imported in four years’
NCC begins frequency transfer from Visafone to MTN
Managing cough in adult and children
Gaming addiction, a mental health condition — WHO
Research links vitamin D with decreasing risk of breast cancer
Early risers have lower risk of depression — Study
Nine ways you’re accidentally damaging your smartphone
NCAA seeks NCC’s collaboration on aviation safety
Companies’ risk officers must understand financial technology — RIMAN
Firm launches mobile courier application
EDITORIAL: Deploying TETFund the right way
Why mediocre Eagles and coach must not be disbanded
Donald Trump: Of strongmen and megaphone diplomacy
What it will take to transform Nigeria


National Convention: APC Governors to Take Charge, Meet Wednesday
FG Orders Land Border Shut to Protect Local Rice Production
ISIS Sneaking Extremists from Syria into Nigeria, Report Warns
Dangote Foundation Inaugurates N2bn Village for IDPs in Maiduguri
Kachikwu Directs NNPC, Shell to Start $10bn Bonga South West Project Tuesday
Atiku Returns from Hajj, Resumes Consultative Visits
Buhari to Sign Budget Wednesday
Kane’s Late Header Gives England Vital Win over Tunisia
Saraki, Eight Other Senators Begin Three-day Visit to Russian Parliament Tuesday
Abiola’s Daughter Denies Attacking Critics of Buhari
National Convention: APC Governors to Take Charge, Meet Wednesday
No unity list, insists party 42 positions for contest, 20 returned unopposed NEITI Moves to Enthrone Transparency in Extractive Sectors
German Firms Generate $1bn Annual Turnover, Employ 10,000 Nigerians
FG, John Deere Sign MoU to Supply 10,000 Tractors
Prepaid Meters: NERC Grants ‘No Objection’ Approval to Mojec International
PNG Achieves One Million Man-hours LTI-free Operation
Fresh Tussle over Right to Sell Electricity in Ariaria Market
Oyegun Urged to Abide by Court Order in Abia APC Leadership…
Can Fouad Oki Change the Dynamics of Lagos Politics?
Iceland Game Will be Different, Expect Result, Says Ekong
Go on Exile if You Fail to Beat Nigeria, Maradona Warns Argentina Coach
Pinnick: Eagles Have the Ability to Progress
It’s Lewandowski Versus Mane as Senegal Takes on Poland
Wounded Pharaohs Confront Ambitious Hosts Russians
Super Eagles and Marcus the Pig at the World Cup
Stopping Police Torture of Crime Suspects
The Nation

Buhari rules out talks with aggrieved nPDP leaders
Report: Islamic State sneaks jihadists into Nigeria
Ibadan masquerade: Olubadan, Ibadan kings disagree on directive
1500 Nigerians in Italian prisons, says envoy
Rice smuggling: Fed Govt to shut land border
Dangote builds N2b housing estate for IDPs
42 posts up for grabs at APC convention
Minister: support Buhari to end killings
How to speed up trial of high profile cases, by experts
UN chief condoles with Nigeria over Borno attacks
JAMB fixes 2018 admission policy meeting for next week
AGF can defend UK agencies against Diezani’s ally, says court

Glo TV series canvasses effective service delivery
What $2.5b currency swap deal means for banks, economy
Inside the CBN-PBoC currency swap deal
Verve sustains investment in Nigerians lifestyle, wellbeing
Tunisia 1-2 England: Harry Kane to the rescue!
Fire forces Saudi Arabia World Cup team plane to land
FG increases Eagles bonus to N5M to win Iceland
Senegal Coach Cisse banks on Sadio Mane
Russia 2018: Lukaku strikes twice, as Belgium down Panama
Team Iceland Identify with Carl Ikeme ahead clash
Southeast APC in disarray ahead of convention
Civil society groups begin good governance assessment in Osun
APC convention: I’m best for women leader, says Eluma
Contestants slog it out at Lagos High School Music Challenge
Accountant releases debut single
Basorge Tariah launches record label, unveils two acts
Update on Cholera: 10 confirmed dead in Niger
Mushin residents cry out over ‘frequent police assault’
Edgal reorganises Anti-Cultism Squad
Ambode’s 5,000 buses arrive in batches
Man killed in cult clash
Thai rice poisonous, Ogbeh warns
Report, official give concession pass mark
Customs seizes over N1.3b contraband
Cyclists seek attention for bicycles

The Sun

Restructuring, solution to Nigeria’s problems –Nwodo
Cholera claims 15 in Niger
EMU leader, Arthur Nwankwo, declares: Nobody can stop Biafra
Wike swears in 23 LG chairmen
Buhari rules out further meeting with nPDP
Fears over ISIS in-road into Nigeria
…FG orders extra security at airports
Saraki leads Senate delegation to Russian parliament
Rice smuggling: FG to shut land border
Dangote hands over 200 housing unit for IDPs
Restructuring, solution to Nigeria’s problems –Nwodo
1,500 Nigerians in Italian prisons, says envoy
11 youths die in auto crash, pirates kill 3 soldiers in Bayelsa
Wike swears in 23 LG chairmen
• Commissions civil servants’ quarters 2019: Buhari’ll win despite APC crisis –Senator Girei
Road safety stakeholders applaud renewal of Oyeyemi’s tenure as FRSC boss
ILO tasks global business leaders on responsible conduct
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has tasked stakeholders in the business world that the future anticipated depends…
Child labour, human trafficking campaign: ILO nominates Nigeria for Star Alliance award
WWE Money In The Bank 2018 Results: Why Ronda Rousey?
Halldorsson: I did homework on Messi
Modric: Pressure is on Argentina
Learn from Trump’s North Korea diplomacy, Eze Ndigbo Mekong tells African leaders
629 rescued migrants arrive in Spain after Italy, Malta rejection
EDITORIAL: The criminalisation of estimated billing
Naomi Campbell, 48, looks flawless in plunging patterned dress
Morocco gas, fertilizer projects: What Nigeria needs is technology to produce locally – Wahab
Furore over estimated electricity billing
•Stakeholders disagree over proposed law to stop ‘crazy bills’
Child bride and SDGs attainment in Africa
Re: Christian, politics as albatross
Biafra: Buhari should apologise to Ndigbo
June 12 Democracy Day and rule of law

The Guardian

Sani seeks national honour for Yar’Adua, Saro Wiwa, Ubani, others
A dud cheque
Edo council official, Obaseki’s aide clash over revenue, others
Wike tasks new council chiefs on security, workers’ salaries
FG to shut land border soon over rice smuggling
Doctor dies, others slump over non-payment of salaries in Kogi hospital
Gunmen kill four persons in Plateau State
Rivers APC faction cautions Amaechi against crisis in party
Confusion trails sack of 300 street sweepers’ supervisors in Lagos
Fear of Eagles’ early exit grips Supporters Club boss
Eagles need a creative striker to beat Iceland, says Obuhl
Fans relish early surprises as giants fail to spark in Russia
We will stop Salah, Russian players vow
Patriotism is standing with a team through thick, thin, says Ogu
NGO tasks Nigerians on exercise for healthy living
Strides Group acquires mortgaged assets of Rivers Vegetable oil
Investors lose N1.3b in NSE’s alternative securities market
Nigeria, others have a lot to gain from AfCTA implementation, says Babaeko
Human resources in the age of digital revolution
As Anambra deals with illegal structures
On Ochereome Nnanna’s gaffe
Truth cannot be extinguished
‘Nigeria operating adulterated democracy’
Ugwuanyi cautions against sharp practices in local councils
APC, PDP represent epidemic, suffering, Mega party candidate alleges
APC has strong credentials to win poll, says party chairman
Arthritis patients taking painkillers have higher chance of developing heart failure
Higher vitamin D levels cut colorectal, breast cancer risk by 31 per cent


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