News Headlines Jun 23, Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 23, Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

World Cup: Mikel slams Croatia decision to rest stars
Obasanjo is Nigeria’s most hypocritical former leader – Soyinka
APC convention: Governors, chieftains divided over national secretary position
Woman flees with lover’s ATM card after sex, withdraws N1m
Christianity may cease to exist by 2043 –Christian elders
Different strokes: Nigerian men and women share their weird sexual fantasies
Vulcanizer slumps, dies during argument in Ondo
World Cup: Fabregas questions Ronaldo’s goals
Lekki hospital queries doctor, nurse for fighting
OOU undergraduate, girlfriend murdered in Ogun
Any actor that owns a house in Lekki, VI, is into something else, Aremu Afolayan alleges
Driver, naval rating steal magistrate’s N5m car, sell it for N600,000
I killed our victim because he struggled with us –Suspect
Gunmen kill NNPC worker after collecting N5m ransom
Inside Nigerian public hospitals where one doctor attends to 100 patients per day
Extrajudicial killing: Court rejects ex-cop’s bail application
Osun election: Akere challenges aspirants to debate
PDP sends delegation to DSS DG as agency holds Abaribe
You do not deserve second term, Christian forum tells Ayade
Release Eyinnaya Abaribe, PDP tells DSS
Ministers explain why President Buhari deserves second term
We are in support of restructuring, Osinbajo says
FG to commercialise river basin agencies by 2019
Power firms host safety summit to tackle electrocution
NSE reviews equities market structure to boost liquidity
IFC gives Indorama Eleme Fertilizer $1bn loan
Excess charges: NSC forces service providers to refund N80m
Man crushed to death by mum’s coffin during funeral
Buhari can’t praise Abacha and still claim to be an anti-graft crusader –Ajibade
Sickle cell’s not a death sentence, I’m a carrier, still alive at 68 –Wale Fanu
People’s reactions to my views on sickle cell sentimental –Otoikhian
World Cup: We can beat Argentina – Rohr
World Cup: We’re still in the race, says upset Iceland boss
Blame Mamuzee twins for our mother’s death –Sister
I can’t beef Mo Chedda, she’s a child, Ruggedman says
I felt fulfilled using a tipper truck as my wedding vehicle –Victor Osuagwu
Saheed Balogun asks for stiffer laws to regulate Nollywood
Lagos street kids dance their way to fame with viral hit
Make informed decisions when seeking treatment
75% of sickle cell births in Nigeria don’t see fifth birthday –Group
Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed
Opera News app for World Cup updates
Using Google maps with handy tips, tricks (2)
Facebook expands fact-check effort to photos, videos
Using Google Maps with handy tips, tricks
Reasons your teenage girls are obsessed with boyfriends!
It will not get easier!
Of crooks and the law of Karma
Things that shouldn’t fly on Godwin Obaseki’s desk
Things to note before you hire that home help
Who owns the woman’s money in marriage?
Things to note when it comes to marital sex (2)
The twists & turns of managing your step-family


DSS Storms Abaribe’s Abuja Residence
Musa’s Brace Revives Super Eagles’ World Cup Dream
APC Convention: Police Deploy 5000 Personnel, 2 Helicopters, 6 Armoured Personnel Carriers
Budget Row: N’Assembly Justifies Cuts, Says New Projects Included to Address Geo-political Imbalances
NSE Reviews Equities Market Structure to Improve Liquidity, Participation
Oshiomhole Inches Towards Victory as Ebri Withdraws
THISDAY Set to Hold 3rd Healthcare Policy Dialogue, to Focus on States, Emergency Medicine
The Importance of the Human Immune System
Aminu Tambuwal, Let’s Do This
Deconstructing Gov Yari’s Expose on Security Chiefs
All-New 2019 Honda City Exceeds Class in Fuel Economy, Space
Kia Ranked Highest Mass Market Brand By J.D. Power for 4th…
Germany Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Land Rover Parade
Mission E: Porsche’s First Fully Electric Sports Car is Named Taycan
PDP, Ohaneze Demand Immediate Release of Senator Abaribe
Don’t Write Obasanjo off, Says Ex-editor
APC Holding Convention With Looted Funds, PDP Alleges
DSS Storms Abaribe’s Abuja Residence
Sustain Winning Momentum, Buhari Urges Super Eagles
Mustangs Destined for Scrapheap Get new Life as High-End Watches
FRSC: 11% Decrease in Road Deaths During Sallah
Deconstructing Gov Yari’s Expose on Security Chiefs
C’River Christian Leaders Forum Tackles Ayade on Performance
Teens Connect
Musa’s Brace Revives Super Eagles’ World Cup Dream
Crisis Hits Argentina Camp ahead of Clash with Nigeria

The Nation

Tough contest for seven key offices as APC holds convention
Senators, Reps reply Buhari on 2018 budget
Presidency faults lawmakers’ claims on budget distortion
2019 elections: CJN urges judges to be wary of politicians’ antics
APC convention: NSCDC, VIO deploy 2,400 personnel
2019 polls: Obasanjo unfit to lead movement for reform —Soyinka
How I built contact with my sponsor from prison – Robbery, Kidnapping suspect
80m voters ‘ll decide 2019 polls—INEC chair
Police deploy 5,000 personnel, two helicopters, others
Behind the growing menace of political thugs
Long walk to martyrdom
We’ll restore your devastated communities, Buhari assures IDPs
Aregbesola hails mortgage bank
Beehive of activities at party headquarters
Nigeria/Ghana jollof rice controversy takes centre stage on Glo’s Professor Johnbull
Mexico set for more attacking style
Let’s get set for Qatar 2022
Martinez’s men aiming for qualification
Germany v Sweden World Cup champions looking for first win
Neymar will reach his ‘best level’ — Tite
Technical transformation, sacrifice by Mikel helped in beating Iceland – Rohr
Facts as Musa, Uzoho Make World Cup Records
Olubadan, religious leaders harp on child right protection
Ekweremadu hails Super Eagles on victory over Iceland
Sule Gaya was of the golden age of democracy – Buhari
I’m not too old for marriage –CHIKA OPARAH
The Ghost and the Tout: 2018 highest selling movie by over N11m
Okocha praises Rohr for accepting Criticism
World Cup: Brazil secure first win with late goals
World Music Day: Seven inspiring quotes by Nigerian musicians
Nigeria in dire need of efficient credit system-Institute’s Registrar Prof. Onalo
Labour to Nigerians: ensure violence-free 2019 elections
Systemspecs says Remita is right choice for digital payment

The Sun

Why DSS arrested Abaribe
Super Eagles melt Iceland
Sustain winning momentum, Buhari charges team
… Ekweremadu hails team on victory over Iceland
World Cup: Aiteo’s support motivates Super Eagles to victory against Iceland
APC convention: South East sacrifices Izunaso
Time up for old breed leaders –Soyinka
Chibok/Dapchi girls 3m probe stalls negotiation
2018 budget: NASS tackles Buhari
Innoson’s case file reassigned –Group’s spokesman
Wike has revealed meaning of good governance –Sultan of Sokoto
2019 election: Don’t allow politicians use you, CJN advises judges
National convention: D-day for APC as Oshiomhole emerges party’s chairman
•nPDP leaders boycott event, to announce return to PDP •Obasanjo leads ADC, 31 others in grand alliance…
NSE: Market indices decline further
Fuel importation: Nigeria’ll lose $561.2m from NNPC’s 50% rebate –NPA boss
..Demands review of automotive policy Improved liquidity raises banks’ lending to households, companies –CBN
Super Eagles melt Iceland
•As Musa makes history Ahmed Musa was in sensational form for Nigeria as the Super Eagles beat…
Udenwa, a broke attention seeker –Okorocha
Okorocha, colossal failure –Udenwa
•Imo people have rejected him
Sustain winning momentum, Buhari charges team
Innoson’s case file reassigned –Group’s spokesman
APC chair: Groups, students back Oshiomhole
EDITORIAL; The unsustainable petrol subsidy regime
No profession is exclusive to men –Engr. Felicia Agubata
Navy shows strength in Gulf of Guinea
… As Nigeria, France, China, Portugal, others participate in Exercise Eku Nothing’ll make me polygamist like dad –Bayode, Victor Olaiya’s son
No prayer can win us a World Cup!
Great personality but different partner
Wanted: Too Old to Run Bill
A tale of two shoguns
Are you in a relationship with a control freak?

Daily Trust

Buhari not restricting press freedom – Presidency
Zamfara banditry: FG accuses Yari of poor governance
IDPs begin clearing lands for farming in Borno, reclaim communities – Army
What to expect at APC’s convention today
Nigerians in Russian stadium shouted ‘over the bar’ before Iceland lost their penalty – VIDEO
Eagles melt Iceland 2-0
Why we altered Buhari’s budget proposal – NASS
Deadly thuggery spreads across states
What to expect at APC’s convention today
My dad tells the funniest jokes – Hafsat Adamu Adamu
Good journalism: What media managers, journalists from across the world say
APC convention: Police deploys 5000 personnel
Omisore picks SDP guber form as party opens new office
APC Chairmanship: Diaspora members support Oshiomhole
Ward to ward campaign for Ortom’s re-election begins
Trouble looms for Pinnick, Super Eagles
‘Germany won’t change much despite poor start’
Foreign investors avoid Nigeria over poor maritime laws – Hassan Bello
Sales boy arrested for kidnapping boss’s grandson
Traders lose N150m to inferno, appeal to SEMA for assistance
‘One in 4 Lagos girls suffers sexual abuse’
Yankari as Bauchi frontier of leisure
Al-Makura, champion of PLWDs
Editorial : At last, the 2018 budget


Nigeria Vs Iceland : Football Fans Nationwide In Frenzy Over Super Eagles Victor
Nigeria Vs Iceland : Technical Transformation, Sacrifice By Mikel, Moses Helped – Rohr
IGP Team Nabs Man Over Father’s Death, Threat To Step-Mum’s Life
2018 BUDGET CUTS: S/E, Niger Delta Worst Hit
Buhari’s Rift With Saraki, Dogara Bad For President’s 2019 Ambition — Investigation
How Abducted NNPC Staff Died After Paying N6m Ransom —Suspects
Creating An Enabling Environment For Our Athletes To Thrive
Nigeria Vs Iceland : Musa Brace Restores Hope For Eagles
We Adjusted, Reduced 2018 Budget In Order To Address Geo-Political Imbalances – NASS
2019 Polls: Don’t Be Used To Settle Political Scores, CJN Warns Judges
Why Uduaghan Eyes The Senate
Nigeria’s Future Would Be On Technology – Osinbajo
How Oshiomhole Will Change APC
Night Of Long Knives As Buhari Wields The Big Stick
The Nigerian Crude, Media And Agenda 2019
You Just Discovered Your Spouse Has Another Family, What Would You Do?
Nigeria vs Iceland : Musa brace restores hope for Eagles
REVEALED: Okorocha to regain Imo party structure, drop son-in-law
Breaking: Buhari affirms exoneration of three Permanent Secretaries
Benue killings: DSS arrests Suswam
Buhari’s rift with Saraki, Dogara bad for President’s 2019 ambition — Investigation
Why Uduaghan eyes the Senate
Night of Long Knives as Buhari wields the big stick
My June 12 story—Chief Dotun Adegbola
Nigeria vs Iceland : Technical transformation, sacrifice by Mikel, Moses helped – Rohr
Familoni, Allagenyi win Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club Tennis
Nigeria vs Iceland : God bless Super Eagles; Osinbajo, others react
Big, bold and sexy!
Bambino: Sad end of ‘The Missing God’ Nobody can fill the vacuum he left in my life — wife
Phyno reveals his kind of girl
Iyanya, Beverly Naya, Beverly Osu, set to appear in new season of MTV Base Fit Fam
Mercy Aigbe acquires multi-million naira mansion in Lagos

The Guardian

APC elects new officers today amid tight security
Budget 2018: National Assembly faults Buhari’s claims
Ten days after Trump-Kim summit hard work yet to begin
Osinbajo assures investors, commissions technology campus in Lagos
DSS arrests Senator Abaribe, conducts search on his residence
Many Nigerians still believe Chibok abduction is conspiracy theory, says Shettima
Russia 2018: The first week through my eyes
You don’t deserve a second term, Christian leaders tell Ayade
Bandits invade Kaduna community, kill five, injure scores
We will try to beat Croatia to qualify, says Iceland Coach
Russia 2018 World Cup: A tournament full of surprises
Musa’s brace sets the tone for Nigeria’s revival in Group D
Bis, Corona win schools Rugby League
Match against Argentina like World Cup final, says Rohr
Eagles charged to go, be heroes
Tokyo stocks open lower as yen firms on trade war fears
Weekly political notes
Oshiomhole-led APC will end PDP’s reign in Delta – Chieftain
‘Ego, selfishness behind disharmony in health sector’


Judge imprisoned me because I refused his N3m gratification demand, Uwazuruike alleges
DSS arrests Senator Abaribe over Nnamdi Kanu
Restructuring: Nigerians won’t take fresh promises from Buhari —Southern, Middle Belt leaders
2018 budget: Buhari should stop trading blames —National Assembly
FG appoints new 4 non-executive directors for CBN, others
N15bn business village: Businessman, EFCC take case to Buhari, Nigerians
2019: Adeola’s loyalists join ADC in Ogun
Osun 2018: Clamour for Osun West to produce Aregbesola’s successor increases
Five travellers burnt to death in Plateau
Akinosun counsels Unity Forum
APC National Convention: Police deploy 5,000 personnel
APC holding national convention with looted fund ―PDP
2019: Collaboration with media will guarantee credible poll ―INEC Chairman
Police arrest 42 Shiites in connection with death of police officer
She’s troublesome, wants to send me to early grave —Man
He’s a drunk, refused to fast and pray —Wife
My husband must give me N35, 000 as feeding allowance, woman insists
She was impregnated by her lover while still under my roof —Husband
Consultancy Dell’Amore CEO, Idris Mohammed, others bag AEF ‘Special Recognition Award’ in Mauritius
Kaduna dryport attracts N2bn investments in 6 months
AfDB grants $1m to BOA, reels over N60bn debt
Marital sexual fulfilment during recession
Between the steering and the road
Sometimes, worm infestation may worsen malaria in children —Experts
Kenkey, the fermented but nutritious meal
Tanzanian duo sing about Fella
Art of Friendship: Comedian asks Christian youths to go to clubs
Mayokun introduces D’new into mainstream with Popoju
OYES volunteers and their success stories
Effects of disposable plastic usage on human health
Why it is a taboo to use the words ‘mad’, ‘crazy’ in my domain —Oba Oladepo
Ondo Mother and Child Hospital, eight years later
At forum, stakeholders insist ‘Yoruba culture rich for all-round child development’
Alaafin speaks on Abiola, June 12:
Why parents must know their children’s health status —Dr Nneka Nwobbi


I Won’t Leave PDP – Atiku
APC Convention: Intrigues As 160 Candidates Battle For 29 Seats
PMB, Others Celebrate As S’ Eagles Down Iceland 2 – 0
5 Female Activists Gang-raped At Gunpoint
DSS Arrests Senator Abaribe
Annie Idibia Frowns At 2Baba’s Post On Instagram
Fabregas Questions Ronaldo World Cup Goals
Ronaldo Better Than Messi In Normal Team – Simeone
Group Urges Hon Aminu Abdulfatah to Contest 2019 Gubernatorial Election
Police Nab Two Men In Threesome Sex With 13-yr-old Girl
Court Remands Men Who Defile Daughters In Prison
Under Currents As APC Holds Make Or Mar Convention
I Have Much Work Unproduced And Unreleased – Tunde Kelani
Okorocha, Coalition’s Battle For The Soul Of Imo
Gombe Jewel Hotel: A Place Where Nature And Modernity Made A Statement Of Absolute Comfort
Sickle Cell: Child Mortality And Survivor’s Struggle
Borno Widows Smile To New Homes
2018 Budget Controversy And Party Supremacy
APC Convention: I Am Still In Race For National Women Leader – Aliyu Convention: Kwara APC Raises The Alarm Over Fake Delegates List
APC Convention: ‘Why We Endorse Oshiomhole’
Germany Perform Better Under Pressure — Klose
Salah Not Leaving World Cup Early — Egypt FA
Fleetwood Struggles At BMW Open, Gros Leads
Not That Easy To Kiss In Movies – O.C Ukeje E
EDITORIAL: Prof Adebayo Adedeji, Economist, Administrator (21 Dec, 1930 – 25 April, 2018)
2018 Budget Controversy And Party Supremacy
Male Involvement Key To Successful Family Planning Programme
Gov Bagudu And The Road To 2019
The Grand Judicial Fraud Against AMCON
Sickle Cell: Child Mortality And Survivor’s Struggle
Borno Widows Smile To New Homes
Pope Urges Press Freedom, Cites Case Of Jailed Reuters Reporters
Apc Convention: Fcta Deploys 900 Personnel, 100 Patrol Vans
Minister Raises The Alarm Over Drug Abuse Among Women
Why Nigeria’s Elections Can’t Hold Same Day – INEC
oBauchi Winning With Education


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