News Headlines Jun 22, Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 22, Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

The Punch

Lekki doctor flogs, orders nurse to kneel down
DSS detains ex-Benue gov, Suswam, PDP kicks
DSS arrests ISIS commanders in Abuja
Community panics as soldier kills Fulani boy
South-East senators, IYC, CACOL reject budget cuts
Driver steals N10m goods, arrested while praying for forgiveness
Mike Adenuga’s son, lover clash over child’s custody
Girl sent to buy garri raped to death in Anambra
Nigeria vs Iceland: Saraki to cheer Eagles
LPPC strips convicted lawyer, Nwobike, of SAN rank
My private jet is intact –Davido
Fayose can only vote and return to Afao on election day —Fayemi
2019: Air force to convey election materials
Man sets neighbour ablaze for wooing his fiancée
Nigeria vs Iceland: We haven’t lost hope – Mikel
We are in support of restructuring, Osinbajo says
South-East senators, IYC, CACOL reject budget cuts
Messi faces early exit after Croatia drub Argentina 3-0
Police nab gang leader who hosted party where DCO was murdered
I left church vigil to burgle house –Suspect
Fire destroys 100 shops in Ondo commercial centre
Atiku’s visit: Bayelsa PDP yet to endorse any candidate
FG withholding Paris Club refund to starve Ekiti, says Fayose
Udayi set to challenge Ayade in 2019
Ebiri steps down for Oshiomhole as APC convention holds Saturday
Oyo female gov aspirant seeks Alaafin’s blessing
Uncertainty surrounds trials of Suswam, others
How FG’ll raise N9.1tn to fund 2018 budget – Udoma
AMCON recovers N731bn from bank debtors in seven years
Signed budget fails to lift stock market
Revenue from car importation drops by 20% — NPA
NACCIMA faults NASS’ alteration of 2018 budget
Lagos woos German investors, highlights opportunities in LFTZ
Nigeria vs Iceland: Rohr banks on Musa as Ighalo, Ndidi rally Eagles
Nigeria vs Iceland: Decision day for Eagles …battle Iceland in crucial Group D tie
Nigeria vs Iceland: We will drum Eagles to victory – Supporters
Osun performance in WASSCE has improved, says commissioner
Schools visit airport in memory of Dana air crash
Edo, PDP trade blame over state of schools
Stakeholders call for review of education policy
60 private schools to compete for N1.5m
I’ve proved doubters wrong – Peter Okoye
Mamuzee Twins react to Showkey’s allegation that they abandoned their mum
Okurounmu, Akinfenwa, others advocate re-awakening of Omoluabi values
I can be a baby mama– Okiemute
Kanye West cries as his muse makes debut at Louis Vuitton
Using Google maps with handy tips, tricks (2)
Facebook expands fact-check effort to photos, videos
Using Google Maps with handy tips, tricks
EDITORIAL: FG’s wrong-headed solution to herdsmen’s terrorism
Any hope for overcoming the electricity jinx?
Nigeria, a country of millions of Tajus


DSS Arrests 2 IS Commanders in FCT
Croatia Dims Shambolic Argentina’s World Cup Hopes
We Remain Committed to Advancing Change, Says Buhari
Budget Cut: N’Assembly Committed Crimes against Humanity, Says SERAP
Shiites Kill Police Officer as El-Zakzaky Arrives Court in Kaduna
FG Launches Second National Health Plan
Four Killed in Fresh Attack on Plateau Community
FG Inaugurates Aid Working Group to Plug Funding Gap
Tension as Soldier Kills Fulani Boy in Ondo
FG Mulls Implementation of Auto Policy
Tension as Soldier Kills Fulani Boy in Ondo
Macarthur Provides $6.5m to Fight Corruption in Nigeria
Oando Sponsors OPEC Seminar
• Employees bridge blood shortage gap
Dangote Sugar Refinery Increases Dividend Payout by 192% to N21bn
Revealed: Pilots Sanctioned by NCAA Confirmed to Be on Drugs
Nigerians Must Look Inwards to Grow Economy, Says Wigwe
FG Urged to Reform Import, Export Regulatory Procedures
Foreign Minister, Onyeama, Nnamani Endorse Oshiomhole, Onyemuche
Appeal Court Stays Execution of High Court Order on Rivers APC…
Bayelsa PDP: No 2019 Endorsement for Atiku, Others Yet
‘BATTLE OF VOLGOGRAD’ Eagles in ‘Make or Burst’ War against Iceland
Saraki, Others to Cheer Eagles in Volgograd
Gabriel Jesus Becomes Brazil’s Young Veteran
CAA Asaba 2018: S’Africa Names Senmaya, Mokoena in 65-man Preliminary Squad
American Ref, Conger Takes Charge
Olympic Day Celebration Holds Tomorrow
The Authentic Penance For June 12

The Nation

Ebonyi to FG: We have no land for cattle ranching
Lawmakers under attack for Budget 2018 alterations
Oshiomhole set for coronation as Ebri quits
Policeman killed as Shi’ites protest in Kaduna, Abuja
IS suspects held in Abuja, Bauchi
Masqueraders: Olubadan, Obas row deepens
Aiteo sues EFCC for N10b over alleged invasion
No security vote for State House in 2018, says Udoma
Osun finance commissioner joins governorship race
APC studying court processes, says Ndoma-Egba
Tech U signs MoU with Texas varsity on exchange programmes
Ex-governor Onoh’s son arraigned for fraud
Senator to APC: ignore antics of nPDP
PDP cautions Fed Govt over cattle ranches
Julius Berger assures of speedy completion of Lagos-Ibadan expressway
‎Super Eagles need all Nigerians’ support now – Onigbinde
FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: D’Tigers hit Cote d’Ivoire Friday for friendly
World Cup attendances pass one million mark – FIFA
Argentina 0-3 Croatia – shambolic Argentina put to sword
World Cup: France 1-0 Peru – Mbappe the match-winner
Denmark 1-1 Australia – Jedinak converts VAR penalty
Messi is better than Maradona, says Ramos
2019: APC in make or mar convention
There’ll never be another MKO Abiola, says Akerele
I’ll re-contest though I sponsored few bills – Senator
The Ghost and the Tout: 2018 highest selling movie by over N11m
Filmhouse: Kene Mkparu pre-empts sack, resigns
Cine Nomad: Nigerians partake in film exchange programme
Group endorses Odey for Cross River governor
UNICEF partners Cross River govt to tackle branding kids as witches
Obaseki and sacked lecturers in Edo
World Cup: France 1-0 Peru – Mbappe the match-winner
Wife caught hubby in bed with their daughter, court told
‘We won’t allow drug destroy our youths’
‘No division in Alimoso APC’
We were locked up in shut buildings, tenants claim
World Music Day: Seven inspiring quotes by Nigerian musicians
Budget: Projects cut and inserted by National Assembly
Prof. Fola Lasisi emerges academy of engineering 10th president
Tertiary institutions funding: Govt, unions disagree
Ibadan DisCo to NERC: we’ve made all outstanding payments
PZ Cusson’s contribution
Dangote invests N121b on domestic sugar production
Veteran researchers win golden cassava prize

The Sun

ECOWAS commits $1.7m to North East
UPDATED: Buhari visits Bauchi over disasters, weeps
World Cup: Cleric demands N750k to pray for win over Iceland
DSS arrests ISWA, Boko Haram leaders in Abuja
Sahel Sahara defence ministers’ meeting opens in Abuja
nPDP members’ll attend APC Convention, says Baraje
Makarfi alleges APC govt. politicising security
Buhari weeps in Bauchi
Plateau won’t play politics with human lives – Lalong
FG spends N100b Sukuk Bonds on 25 ‘priority’ roads
Bayelsa govt., Microsoft, IGNITE partner to train teachers, students on ICT
No faction in Imo APC –Uzodimma
Imo can become Nigeria’s industrial hub –Oparandudu, guber aspirant
2019: June 12 recognition’ll boost Buhari’s chance in South-West –Ogunyale
N9.1tr 2018 budget: Expect economic shocks if FG neglects capital expenditure –Experts
•Crude oil benchmark $50.5 •Production benchmark is 2.3m/day …Exchange rate is N305/$!
Airfares may crash as Buhari abolishes VAT payment by local airlines
Buhari, Issoufou to sign MoU on Nigeria/Niger refinery in July
…As FG targets 1.5m bpd refineries by 2020
Super Eagles land in Volgograd, set to battle Iceland
FIFA fines Mexico, Serbia over fans’ misbehaviour
Merkel pledges $100m loan to Jordan
Trump signs law to keep children, parents together at border
Prescribed painkillers kill 456 in UK hospital
DSS arrests ISWA, Boko Haram leaders in Abuja
Gombe contractors beg Dankwambo to pay owed debts
Benue groups reject FG’s plan to establish ranches with public funds
EDITORIAL: Construction of high walls at the nation’s borders
Nigeria, dangerous place for women to deliver babies – Oji
How to eat fruits and vegetables
How Ooni founded Ekiti kingdom
When priests turn sexual predators
Rising cases of clerics defiling minors worry parents, others
Nigeria: Rising poverty amid abundance
For legislators to speak up
Again, Babachir Lawal in eye of the storm
The beggars and givers…
UNWTO and Nigerian tourism message
We’re ‘sophisticated disappointments’
Too frequent malaria and typhoid
Answers to disturbing questions on back pain


Oshiomhole Emerges ‘Consensus’ Candidate For APC National Chair
FG To Borrow N1.64trn For 2018 Budget Deficit
We Won’t Abandon Governance For Politics Ahead Of 2019 – Kogi Gov
Give More Attention To Alternative Medicine, Experts Says
Okorocha Berates APC Leadership
Dangerous Road To APC Convention
Mission Impossible! Bombers Gunned Down On The Move By Soldiers
Reminisce On Late Sheikh Abubakar Gumi (1)
PDP Cautions FG Over Cattle Ranching
Ekiti Guber: Fayemi Assures Electorate Of Peaceful Election
Nigerian Banks Lose N12.30bn To Fraud In 4 Years – NIBSS
Exhortations Of Peace As Youths Interact
Controversy Over 40 Years Obsolete Land Use Act
VAIDS: Tax Amnesty In Retrospect
As Oando Pushes Nigeria Agenda At 7th OPEC Int’l Seminar
Dangote Sugar Delights Shareholders With N21bn Dividend Payout
Benue Church Attack: The Untold Story Of Ukpo, Ayar Mbalom
Old People Becoming Endangered Citizens
2019 Presidency: Senator Baba-Ahmed Braves The Odds
Controversy Over 40 Years Obsolete Land Use Act
VAIDS: Tax Amnesty In Retrospect
Why I Want To Be APC’s N’East National Vice Chair – Duhu
Super Eagles Lock Horns With Iceland In Win-or-bust Cracker
Croatia Thrash Messi’s Argentina 3-0
World Cup Live: Denmark V Australia
Iceland’s Gudmundsson Set To Miss Nigeria Game – Coach
Gov Bagudu And The Road To 2019
IGP Idris: 2 Years Of Pragmatic Approach To Crime Fighting
Food Security In Africa: Is Genetically Modified Technology A Pathway? (III)
Stay Away From Politics CAS Admonishes NAF Personnel


APC convention: Delegates set to crown Oshiomhole, as Ebri withdraws from race
MacArthur announces $6.5m funding to advance anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria
Dambazau blames state governors for insecurity
67th IPI World Congress: Responsible journalism necessary for good governance, Buhari says
I’m not ready to create new schools until existing ones are fully accredited —Okowa
Opposition clampdown: APC scared over 2019 ―PDP
FG starving Ekiti of Paris Club refund to play politics, Ekiti govt cries out
Udoma ticks off aid transition work group
NCC to give fresh directives on data roll over to service providers
Kwara releases N125m subvention to tertiary institutions
Fayemi campaigns in Ido/Osi, says July 14 poll is freedom election
Herdsmen kill family of 4 in Plateau
2019: Lagos residents charged on registration with INEC, PVC collection
nPDP members will attend APC convention ―Baraje
Man docked for alleged threat to pour acid on girlfriend
3 docked for allegedly stealing iPhone 6
Man beaten to death by in-laws, over plan to marry another wife
UK trade minister Hands quits ahead of Heathrow expansion vote
US withdrawal leaves vacuum at UN rights forum
New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, delivered of girl
Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister, charged with fraud
AfDB grants $1m to BOA, reels over N60bn debt
Dangote shareholders laud 90% net profits dividend
Eterna shareholders applaud N522m dividend
Domestic violence: Expert recommends conflict, therapy mechanism
Dutse airport records zero patronage …Airport not wasteful exercise —General manager
Why drinking tea without sugar is healthier —Experts
Noibi calls for ‘balanced education’ of Muslim children
EDITORIAL: The Minna jailbreak
Celebrating democracy?
Effects of disposable plastic usage on human health
An author’s life experiences as path to happiness
Adelabu: Between ambition and call to service
Saraki: Growing burden of leadership
APC, nPDP national convention of cacophony
My background in public administration gives me edge over other contestants —Eniade


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