News Headlines June 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines June 29, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

UN condemns Plateau killings, AI says FG encouraging murderers
Police brutality, extortion now at frightening level – CJN
NNPC underpayment: Adeosun asks Buhari, govs to act
NIRSAL, AfDB, IITA embrace technology to transform agriculture
Late budget passage erodes 13% of GDP — LCCI
Small telecom operators to enjoy special incentives, says NCC
NUT bemoans poor condition of Edo schools
Lagos introduces digitised answer sheet
For mum’s love, Babalakin sheds tears at auditorium inauguration
Bolatito wins ARTxPrize
2Flame Entertainment signs on Medley
Ufit Fly takes Tope Alabi, others to Israel
Mikel undecided over Eagles future
Caballero reveals family threats after blunder
Ebuehi, other players unhappy with Rohr
Lebanese fan stabbed to death over celebrations
Cisse accepts Senegal’s historic yellow card elimination
Rohr admits mistakes
Nine dead, 54 vehicles burnt in Lagos tanker fire
Tanker explodes on Otedola bridge, many killed, vehicles…
Gunmen kill A’bom gov aspirant in Ogun hotel
Ondo police arraign abductor of two raped teenagers
Five killed in Ibadan butchers, police clash
Police nab barber for defiling six-year-old girl
Tramadol almost ruined my life – Undergraduate
Law centre protests against police torture
Police arrest suspected bank robbers in Niger
Hoodlums invade Katsina NYSC camp, loot shops
Lagos-Ibadan rail: FG orders CCECC back to Lagos
NNPC underpayment: Adeosun asks Buhari, govs to act
World Bank approves $2.1bn loan for seven Nigerian projects
Man caught having sex with father’s wife
Lagos introduces digitised answer sheet
Mornings with Mama awakens parents to their roles
Winners emerge in the AACLE international essay competition
WHO reveals new drug capable of reducing deaths from post-childbirth bleeding
EDITORIAL: Herders’ terrorism: Buhari’s failing presidency
Buhari and vampires of terror
Fallibility of the infallible journalist
Plateau killings and Ezekwesili’s moral urgency


NNPC Has Questions to Answer over Remittances to FAAC, Says NEC
Governors to Meet Security Chiefs over Herdsmen Attacks
For Rule of Law to Thrive, Shun Corrupt Practices, CJN Tells SANs
Buhari Leaves Nigeria for Mauritania Saturday
Swiss Envoy: We Have Returned All Abacha Loot
INEC Concludes Planning of 2019 Elections, Says Yakubu
UN: How Boko Haram, Military Killed, Maimed Hundreds of Children
Fuel Truck Explosion: 9 Dead, 54 Vehicles Razed
W’Bank Approves $2.1bn Project Support Loan for Nigeria
‘Jollof Bond’ for Nigeria’s Infrastructure Financing Coming Soon, Says Mayor of…
Police Brutality, Extortion Have Reached Frightening Level, Says CJN
All-share Index Slides Further as Negative Sentiments Persist
11 Plc Rewards Loyal Customers
Banking Industry Fraud Hits N5.571bn in Three Years
Insurance Experts to Discuss Financial Inclusion
NIS Sustains Battle against Illegal Immigrants
Government Agencies, Customs Agents Trade Blame over Delays at Ports
Alleged Violation of Electoral Act: PDP Displaying Ignorance, Says APC
Ekiti Election: INEC Commissioner Accused of Holding Secret Meeting With APC’s…
Why I Ventured Into Politics
‘I Write to be a Voice to the Voiceless’
Honouring Marcel Ofomata In Idoma Kingdom
Hillix Entertainment Kicks off, Gets Kings Music on Board
Rohr Marks 65th Birthday in Russia
Last African Standing, Senegal, Bows Out of Russia 2018
Ezenwa Bags World Cup ‘Glory’ with Messi’s Jersey
International Breweries Boosts Lagos World Cup Viewing Centres
Football on Red Square with Legends, Infantino, Putin
England to Face Colombia after Loss to Belgium
65m Questions for Baru

The Nation

Rage of fire in Lagos
Salaries delay likely over FAAC deadlock, says minister
Switzerland: we’ve returned over $1b Abacha loot to Nigeria
NCC withdraws 36 million redundant lines
More outrage over killings in Plateau communities
Agbakoba, activists seek ‘people’s constitution’
Fayemi Campaign to PDP: prepare for defeat on July 14
How judiciary can help tackle insecurity, by Osinbajo
Heritage Africa, institute, UniAbuja sign MoU on programme exchange
Lagos commiserates with victims’ families
Bamidele: Oni, others won’t sabotage APC’s victory
29 consumers win N3m in ‘My Indomie My Remix’ contest
Troops neutralise six insurgents in Borno
KolaDaisi Varsity subsidises fees by N50,000
Blame June salary delay on FAAC, says Bayelsa
Non-accreditation blues for medical students
Revealed! Joshua to Face Povetkin Sept 22
Nwora releases D’Tigers final list for World Cup qualifiers
Eagles to Arrive Friday after World Cup exit
World Cup: Germany arrive home to angry supporters
England 0-1 Belgium: Januzaj shoots Red Devils top of Group G
2019 FIBA World Cup: Lagos Fans thrill Diogu
Senegal, last African team crash out of 2018 FIFA World Cup
Ekere gets boost for Akwa Ibom governorship race
NiMet predicts cloudy weather, thunderstorms for Friday
Fashola calls for investment in education, others
Miss Niger Delta Peace audition for Owerri
Why I cried at the mammoth turnout of widows – Ify Okeke
Ufouma Mcdermott, others to speak at Goge Africa programme
Kano gets TB mobile detection facility
Physicians call for collaboration
Bringing life back to war-torn Rivers community
Bayelsa writer takes ‘Mechanics of Yenagoa’ to OAU
A befitting workplace for royal fathers
Colombia win, Senegal out on fair play rule
Badagry residents stage ‘no pre-paid meter, no payment’ protest
Council to hold Business Summit
Trader ‘slashes’ landlady with blade
Pupil’s action inspires MC Oluomo to help six schools
Berger to Ajah: A story of false rape, accusation
NCC withdraws 36 million redundant lines
Heineken launches innovative bottle label
Twist in GE’s fortune as it exits Dow Jones
Hollandia Soya milk unveils 100 ml sachet packs

Daily Trust

PDP to Presidency: Stop ‎blame game, end killings
UPDATED: Scores dead, 57 vehicles burnt as tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
2019: Lamido visits Wadata over presidential ticket
2 killed in Police-butchers’ clash as Ajimobi shuts Bodija market
Massive fire as tanker explodes on Lagos – Ibadan expressway
Husband killing: Counsel ill health stalls Maryam Sanda trial again
Troops kill 6 Boko Haram insurgents in patrols across Borno
Insecurity: over 1,800 killed in six months-Amnesty International
Nigeria’s Kenneth Ormeruo may leave Chelsea this summer
APC challenges PDP to prove N3.6bn convention allegation
FAAC meeting deadlock may affect salaries – FG
Buhari: Lagos inferno shocking
Oil tanker explodes, kills 9, burns 54 vehicles in Lagos
What happened before Abaribe’s release
Killings: PDP playing infantile politics – Presidency
2019: N’East schemes to clinch PDP’s presidential ticket
Suspension: Imo lawmaker fights back
Belgium topple England to top Group G
Khazri scores as Tunisia end with win.
Nwora lists Diogu, Talib, 10 others for World Cup qualifiers
World Bank approves $2.1bn loans for Nigerian projects.
Reported e-banking fraud cases hit N5.6 bn – NeFF
36.6m telephone lines redundant – NCC
.FCT nurses lament manpower shortage
Flooding: FCTA begins sensitization, distribution of seedlings to farmers
Church celebrates 100th stake in West Africa
Why APC should expel nPDP faction
Congo completes surveillance of Ebola contacts.
RUSSIA: Trump-Putin summit to be held in Finland on 16 July
.Editorial: Why good journalism matters


Yoruba youths demand modernisation, reformation of traditional festivals
Government set to rebrand Kwara hotel
Ondo workers threaten showdown with Akeredolu over allegation of N10m bribe from Fayose
Osun guber poll: We’ve not declared anybody as flag bearer ―AD
Oyo lawmaker dumps APC
2019: SDP promises to restructure Nigeria if elected into office
FG intensifies efforts to complete Lagos-Ibadan rail line
Buhari records greater achievements in South-East than PDP ―Lai Mohammed
Omo-Agege: Court orders substituted service of contempt proceedings on Senate, Senate President
Police confirm arrest of 2 suspects over death of Imo monarch
Man docked over alleged N7m Schengen Visa scam
Man arraigned for allegedly injuring wife’s eye over sex denial
Makeup artist gets community service for stealing beauty products worth N15,000
At least five killed after plane crashes in busy district of Mumbai
Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin to have first summit in Helsinki in July
‘Voodoo’ nurse Josephine Iyamu guilty of sex trafficking
Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa blames Grace Mugabe faction for blast
Nigeria gets $2.1m World Bank loan for seven projects
Market indices dropping further on Dangote cement loss
CPC deliberates on regulatory policies to protect e-consumers
Capital market indices maintain downward trend
Sickle Cell Disorder: Expert advocates increased sensitisation on associated dangers
Codeine, Tramadol ban not enough, tackle drug abuse at distribution stages
Ambode’s wife visits quadruplets, says multiple gestation demands early, quality care
Kogi: Catholic Church trains 130 community leaders on improved water supply, sanitation
Does “V” become loose after normal delivery?
BA allows bumper summer baggage allowance for Nigerians
Cameroon Airlines returns to Lagos-Douala route
Deduction of 5% TCSC in line with NCARs —NCAA DG
Leaked planned terrorist attacks: FG deploys AIG to head Lagos airport command
Spices, also good for healthy hearts
Lagos stresses importance of schools debate
UNIJOS awards 165 PhDs, 33 First Class degrees
Federal, state govts asked to prioritise girl-child education
TASUED VC bags Pan-African Servant Leadership award
EDITORIAL: Ojuelegba: The menace of containers
Rape: Breaking culture of silence
Is budget a tool of underdevelopment?
Protocol delaying announcement of N50bn NIMASA floating dock —Peterside
Navy blames mariners for lack of adequate information on security
NLNG to boost domestic LPG supply with new vessel


Bearish Sentiment Persist As Dangote Cement, GTBank Led Losers
Stop Shortchanging Our Members, IPMAN Tells PPMC
Fayemi’s Team Mocks Pollster, Counsels PDP To Prepare For Defeat
Jos Justice
FG Receding Into Authoritarianism —Ohanaeze
Many Feared Dead, 67 Cars Burnt As Tanker Explodes On Lagos Otedola Bridge
We’re Not Divided Over Fayemi — Bamidele, Campaign Manager
FG’s Inaction Fuelling Killings Nationwide — Amnesty
Jos Killings: Govs Call For Prosecution Of Attackers, To Meet With Service Chiefs
AITEO Commends Super Eagles, NFF
Musa Thanks Nigerians For Show Of Support
I’m Sad Losing To Messi Again, Mikel Laments
Family Cries Out Over Release Of Murder Suspects In Imo
Police Arrest 2 IPOB Members For Allegedly Bombing Nwodo’s House
FG, AfDB, IITA Partner To Tackle $35bn Africa Food Import
POLL: Afe Babalola, Ekiti Elders Warn Politicians Against Thuggery
My Plans For TASUED By VC, Prof Arigbabu
FG’s inaction fuelling killings nationwide — Amnesty
Jos killings: Govs call for prosecution of attackers, to meet with service chiefs
Plateau massacre: Presidency releases ‘checklist’ of killings under PDP
No more Abacha’s loot in our country, says Swiss govt
Workers may not get June salaries as FAAC meeting again ends inconclusive
Breaking : Buhari to regig security
Vote of No Confidence Resolution : Senate, Saraki shun IGP’s legal action
National Insecurity: We must re-jig our security architecture – Wike
IGP Idris warns politicians against arming thugs, hate speech
Plateau massacre: Presidency releases ‘checklist’ of killings under PDP
CBN TENNIS: Imeh out, Babalola, Adegoke in semi finals
Senegal crash out as Japan advance on FIFA fair play rule
Jackson 5 patriarch Joe Jackson dead at 89
‘Fantastic Numbers’ hits cinemas June 29
Prince estate signs fresh deal to release catalog
MEG: ‘Face of Nigeria’ beauty queen with a reach-out heart
Family cries out over release of murder suspects in Imo
UNN imposes curfew on campus
…work is ongoing every minute on second Niger bridge – Lai Mohammed
StarTimes holds 8th African digital TV development seminar in Beijing
Rape: Nigerians speak on psychosocial implications, solutions
Hotel industry is human based industry — Kruger


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