News Headlines Jul 2, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 2, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers


ompiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

French President to meet Buhari, visits Afrika Shrine
Deputy Superintendent of Prisons arrested for armed robbery in Enugu
Lagos schoolgirl, 14, disappears after outing with boyfriend
At last, a world ‘trophy’ for Nigeria
‘We’re tennis’ Messi and Ronaldo’
Wimbledon: Murray pulls out
Parker backs Wilder to beat Joshua
IHF to train Nigerian handball coaches
Serena demands fair treatment over doping tests
Gangster uses helicopter to escape from French prison
Corruption: Special courts delivered 324 judgements in six months, says NJC
I can make Shekau, others surrender – ex-B’Haram commander
2019: PDP promises single digit lending, local content boost
FG shouldn’t cause crisis with ranches – Yoruba youths
Ango Abdullahi meets Obasanjo over 2019 polls, killings
Ibeshi laments neglect of Tinapa, Obudu ranch
APC chieftain hopeful of 2019 victory
Sharing recovered $350m Abacha loot ill-advised – SERAP
A million deaths won’t move Mallam Buhari
nPDP will make position known this week – Baraje
Cristiano Ronaldo rejects new Real Madrid contract
11 family members found hanging in house
AIT reporter accuses FRSC operatives of taking bribe, brutalising him
Unknown policemen gun down driver in Kano
13 prison inmates matriculate
Kaduna: Electrical spark fire consumes another building
Vehicular defects, human errors caused tanker fire, says LASG
LUTH detention: Ajimobi, NGOs, settle bill of mother, baby
Gunmen abduct Imo activist, demand N10m ransom
Obasanjo remains my leader forever – Bode George
INEC raises the alarm over cloning of PVCs
We’ll see proof of restructuring before endorsement —Afenifere
Crisis resolution tops as APC NWC holds inaugural meeting Wed
Online threats to Nigeria on the rise – Minister
Samsung unveils new Galaxy brands in Nigeria
Pensioners beg FG to pay arrears, address pending issues
Economy’ll gain steam on improved forex liquidity – Analysts
‘Government slow in tackling economic hurdles’
FirstBank extends effort to support agric businesses
Brazil vs Mexico (last 16)
I’m intentionally controversial –Gifty Powers
I’m not bothered about hate comments on my picture –Lolo
I get insulted for looking like Mercy Johnson– Keira Hewatch
Women, you need to know more about thyroid disorder
Maintaining your computer’s motherboard
NCC to enforce resolutions on consumer protection
EDITORIAL: NASS’ provocative alteration of 2018 budget
At last, a world ‘trophy’ for Nigeria
Leadership as a defining factor
Beyond the madness in Plateau State
Meeting the parents

The Nation

Plateau: 10 die, four suspects held as gunmen strike again
How to end killings, by ex-IG Abbah, Senator Ibrahim, others
AMCON to seize N5.4tr debtors’ assets
$22b Diaspora inflows trigger credit data exchange on immigrants
324 graft cases concluded in six months’
My story, by ex-Boko Haram ‘commander’
Banks lift economy with sustainable regulations
$20b revenues to be recovered from extractive sector, says NEITI
Barber ‘rapes’ six-year-old girl in Ogun
Two schools to represent Nigeria at SAGE World Cup in South Africa
Buhari seeks repatriation of stolen assets with minimal legal obstacles
Lagos APC commiserates with tanker explosion victims
APC youth group to Buhari: three things do to end killings
Troops kill eight Boko Haram terrorists
‘Review security network’
Russia Shocks Spain in World Cup Knockout
FIFA sanctions hosts Russia, 3 others, warns Egypt over Salah
Russia 2018: NFF to review Eagles’ performance
Lagos House of Assembly aspirant promises better representation
2019 polls: Will Delta apc get it right?
New PDP will not pull out of APC, says Apugo
I Go Dye becomes UKAid ambassador, speaks on corruption
EbonyLife TV clocks five, premieres legal series
INEC will not count prayer points, says Alex Ekubo
Lagos diverts traffic as French President visis Fela’s shrine
Drama over phone theft at RRS
Exploded tanker was built for drilling rig, not fuel tank, says Lagos govt
Wife replaces deceased cleric as Church leader
Benefits of electric bikes by Zero Motorcycles chief
Domestic gas supply shortfall to hit 2.9bscf/d
Osinbajo, others for 2018 IICC confab
Uber introduces safety step to prevent drowsy driving


Massive Pipeline Explosion Rocks Ilara Community in Ogun State
Fuel Truck Inferno: Lagos Restricts Tankers to Designated Route
US Accuses FG of Condoning Human Trafficking, Says Nigerians Travel to Togo for Child Sex
2019: Tinubu, Govs May be Seeking Amaechi’s Removal as Buhari’s Campaign DG
FAAC: States Insist on Full Remittance by NNPC
Nigeria’s Export Earnings Rise by 10% to $14.4bn in Q1 2018
Despite Curfew, Gunmen Kill Six in Fresh Plateau Attack
Atiku Positions as Alternative to Buhari, Meets Babangida in Minna
NNPC Finalises $724m Oil Finance Deal with Schlumberger
Now That Oscars is So Diverse, This is Africa’s Time
US Accuses FG of Condoning Human Trafficking, Says Nigerians Travel to Togo for Child Sex
Ex-Boko Haram Commander Offers to Persuade Shekau, Others to Surrender
Court Clears Obigwe of Wrongdoing in Union Bank’s Capital Market Infractions
N5.4tn Debt: AMCON Goes Tough, to Seize Assets of Debtors
Macron’s Visit: Lagos Announces Traffic Diversion in Alausa, African Shrine Axis
Oando to Speak on Role of Independent Producers at NOG
Lokpobiri Tasks Fish Farmers on New Technology
FMDQ OTC, S&P Dow Jones Indices Brand Nigeria’s Sovereign Bond Index
Ecobank MD Urges Auditors to Enforce Corporate Governance
Union Bank Launches Youth Mentorship Project
Baraje: nPDP to Make Final Decisions on APC This Week
PDP Sets 2019 Agenda, Promises Single Digit Lending Rate
We Have No Powers to Declare Seats of Dead, Jailed Lawmakers…
Russia Shocks Spain Out of World Cup
Last Batch of Nigeria Football ‘Stakeholders’ Depart Russia
Collina Reveals New Orders for World Cup Refs after Penalty Protests
Emmanuel, Adegoke Win CBN Tennis
Murray Out of Wimbledon Tennis

The Sun

Labour tasks FG on wealth creation to combat poverty
Insecurity and 2019 general elections
Lagos fuel fire ignites panic in Apapa, Mile 2, Kirikiri
FAAC controversy: NNPC, states fight dirty over declining remittances
Edo state, IITA partner on cassava transformation
INEC: Forum’s push for Yakubu’s sack and CSOs’ intervention
Benue killings: We’re considering changing our settlement pattern – Shuluwa
Plateau killings: Security agencies must do more – NLC, PENGASSAN
FG partners AfDB on youth employment/skills devt
Andrés Manuel López Obrador wins Mexican presidency in landslide
Migrant crisis: Africa in eye of the storm
Plateau killings: Security agencies must do more – NLC, PENGASSAN
FG hails Anukam’s election as African Court on Human Rights judge
APC convention: How battle was fought, lost
INEC: Forum’s push for Yakubu’s sack and CSOs’ intervention
FAAC controversy: NNPC, states fight dirty over declining remittances
We’re addressing MSMEs’ financing nightmare – Okpanachi, Development Bank of Nigeria MD/CEO
National avocado policy can break export barriers
FIFA sanctions hosts Russia, 3 others, warns Egypt over Salah
How old is Diego Maradona, what is his net worth, and is he married?
Diego Maradona’s behavior at the World Cup
Freedom as Saudi Arabia ends women driving ban
Sudan, South Sudan agree on ceasefire
GAIN Executive Directors win 2018 World Food Prize
Why government’s losing revenue in mining sector
INEC still awaits formal notification of vacancies in NASS – Yakubu
EDITORIAL: Insecurity and 2019 general elections
Singer Adekunle Gold celebrates African royalty in sold out London show
The proposal for pilot ranches
Security File: Intelligence and herdsmen
And Plateau bleeds again
Religion verses spirituality
The Bible, Almighty God and I (11) – Untold story of Adam’s daughters (2)


AMCON Bares Fangs, Closes In On N5.4trn Debtors’ Assets
Uproar Over Fresh Killings In Plateau
APC CRISIS: nPDP To Make Position Public This Week
Argentina Coach Hits Back At Messi, Aguero
ICPC Charges Civil Servant Over Fake ICAN Certificate
PMB Expresses Sympathy With Kaduna Gas Explosion Victims
French President Macron To Visit Fela’s African Shrine
You’re Wasting Your Time, INEC Tells Sponsors Of Alleged Cloned PVCs
FAAN, AIB, Others Pledge Commitment To LAAC’s 22nd Seminar
2018 Corporate Governance Code Will Attract Foreign Investments – FRC
Ex-NBA Scribe Petitions AGF Over Harassment Of Traditional Ruler
Senate Moves To Reject Court Judgment On Senator Aidoko
2019 Elections Tops Agenda As NBA Unveils Logo
Takeaways From Saraki’s Parliamentary Visit to Russia
Lead Poisoning: As Niger State Blazes The Trail
Kano Airport To Complete CCTV Installation Soon
FG Restates Commitment To Complete Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Line
Ogbeh Calls For Increased Investment In Agriculture
Low Forex Inflow Weakens Naira At I&E Window
Ekiti: APC, PDP And The Challenge Before INEC
APDA Embarks On Membership Drive
Glo ‘Go Russia’ Promo: 5 More Winners Off To Russia
Serena Decries Frequent Drug Tests
World cup: Host Russia Shocks Spain In Shootout
EDITORAL: Tasks Before Oshiomhole PCNI, Infrastructure And Human Capital Dev’t
Conservative Lawmakers Pile Brexit Pressure On British PM
Mali: 2 Civilians Killed, Dozen Wounded In Car Bomb Attack
Iran Urges OPEC Members To Refrain From Unilateral Actions
Echiejile, Ighalo, Onazi, Akpeyi’s Super Eagles Future Doubtful
ecobank MD Task Auditors On Preventing Banking Sector Crisis
NIRSAL Partners AfDB, FMARD, Others To Boost Agric Production
Insurance Brokers Plead For Government Patronage

The Guardian

Pressure mounts on Buhari to sack security chiefs
Banks get order to officially report cyber incidents
Rampaging fake agents threaten fledgling confidence in insurance
NAFDAC, UNIBEN, pharmacists intensify campaign against drug, substance abuse
Nigeria to earn $5.60 billion from new oil deal, says NNPC
Youths deplore deployment of troops to guard oil facilities in Niger Delta
Ogun police arrest lawyer over complicity in alleged N250m fraud
PDP targets returning nation to single-digit lending rate
Lassa fever kills two in Plateau, Edo as experts canvass multiple approach
Oruma opens up on loss of N2 billion to fraudsters
Why I ignored advice to go for coaching course, by Fetuga
Russia beats Spain, books World Cup quarterfinal place in 48 years
Love is on the streets
Joshua wants Nigerians to assist Ekundayo in July 13 fight
Croatia overcome Denmark 3-2 on penalty
‘Govt should diversify economy, intensify efforts in adoption of tech tools to boost sector’s growth’
Atlas Mara nears takeover of Union Bank with 49% stake
Empower DFIs to boost non-oil export, FG told
‘Deep, efficient financial system key to for economic transformation’

Editorial: 2018 budget deficit and debt service gains
Determining pricing by watching objectives and factors affecting
Getting married in Nigeria – Part 1
Beyond the madness on the Plateau!
Nigeria’s youth deserve a level playing field
So, Nigeria is world’s poverty capital?
Tracking Obasanjo’s reconciliatory moves in Southwest
Fayose accuses Fayemi of hiring four INEC officials to rig poll
Stakeholders lament declining women participation in governance
‘Nigerians need compassionate president in 2019’
World UFO Day: Strange Sightings Or Imagination?
Listen: Dapo Tuburna Lends Voice To “Berger To Ajah”
Paul Adefarasin Under Fire For “Fulani Colonisation” Speech
Nigerians lament inconsistency in housing policy
Concerns mount over low budget allocation, private sector engagement
Mortgage banker loses bid to stop arrest over Safe Tower estate project
‘There is need for reforms in construction industry’
Prostate cancer cured in patients given weeks to live
N7,300 blood test could help diagnose hepatitis B patients across Africa
‘Extra year in education boosts IQ for rest of life’
How air pollution causes diabetes globall


Daily Trust

Pipeline explosion rocks Ilara In Ogun StateRussia

2018: Today’s Round of 16 matches- Monday, July 2
Russia 2018: Croatia are through to quarterfinals after penalty shootout
Repatriate stolen assets without legal barriers – Buhari
President Buhari chats with Dr Okonjo-Iweala during AU meeting (PHOTOS)
FIFA sanctions hosts Russia, 3 others, warns Egypt over Salah
N5.4trillion debt: AMCON to seize assets of debtors
32 Boko Haram surrender to Army troops
nPDP to make position on APC public this week – Baraje
Atiku visits IBB, shuns supporters
Ganduje to Kwankwaso: You’ll lose in your ward
Adeyeye chides Fayose on promise of 2,000 jobs
642,592 PVCs not collected ahead of Osun gov’ship — INEC
Basketball: LeBron James agrees to join Los Angeles Lakers
Russia 2018: Why FIFA paid Diego Maradona £10,000 per game to attend Argentina games
Spain’s Andres Iniesta retires from international football
Manchester United keeper De Gea suffers worst World Cup stats in 52 years
Pipeline explosion rocks Ilara In Ogun State
Corruption, weak enforcements delay FG’s N157bn oil revenue
Ex-NAF chief, Mamu acquitted of bribery charge
FG urged to engage optometrists in public health facilities
Lawyer accuses police of detaining client over debt recovery
Bafarawa declares for presidency
Rohr shortlisted for Algeria national team job
Russia stun Spain to reach World Cup quarter-finals
Croatia beat Denmark to reach quarterfinals
N14.5bn budget cut affects export grant, textile park, others
Shale oil producers no longer threat to OPEC – Barkindo
Oil earnings hit $13.5bn in Q1 as exports to in July
FCT NUT meets ALGON over teachers’ promotion arrears
Kuje boss urges schools to provide tags for visitors
Abaji council boss hosts FCT CAN women wing
World Cup, UN Seat, Trump Summit
Balarabe Musa: Tribute to principles in governance
Who’s frustrating Jibiya/Itakpe railway projects in BPP?
Beware the Dogs of War!
Editorial : Acting CEOs in 50 agencies
A’Ibom can’t continue to rely on neighbouring states for food – Agric committee chair
How Buhari’s CCT helps rural poor starts agribusinesses

Senate 2019: Uduaghan, Best Man For Delta South -Isoko GrouP
Rainy Season: Obaseki Cautions On Indiscriminate Waste Disposal
Police Arraign Woman, Siblings Over DSP’s Death
Vandals Clash With Pipeline Guards
Fake ICAN Certificate Lands Auditor-General’s Official In Prison
Nigeria’s Legal System Encourages Loan Default — MD UPMFB
Killings Becoming Fashionable In Nigeria – Cleric
We Shall Make NPDP’s Position Known To Nigerians This Week —Baraje
We Need To Restructure Nigerian Security Agencies —Makarfi
Micro Pension Will Create Next Phase Of Growth — Stanbic IBTC Pension Boss
Banks Lose N55.4bn To Fraudsters In 15yrs
Insurance Industry Gross Premium Income Rises By 15% To N363bn
11 Die Of Cholera In Katsina
Economy: PDP To Engineer Single Digit Lending, Champion Local Content If…
Nigeria’s Deepening Poverty Misery
You’ll Lose Election In Your Ward, Ganduje Replies Kwankwaso
Varsity Non Teaching Staff To Resume Strike Soon
2019: INEC begins upgrade of Smartcard Readers next week
Killings : N-Delta militants give FG 21-day ultimatum
FAAC logjam triggers uncertainty as N409bn inflow boost liquidity
Budget 2018 : Power, Works & Housing ministry earmarks N10bn for public schools
Political uncertainties dominate outlook for stock market in H2’18
Devil responsible for my problems with Obasanjo — George
French president Macron to visit Fela’s African Shrine
Saraki, Tambuwal want security chiefs sacked
We need to restructure Nigerian security agencies —Makarfi
Our plans for hitch free 2019 polls — Yakubu
Ihedioha leads survey for Imo guber poll
Algeria federation lists Rohr as Madjer’s replacement
ASABA 2018: Iyase welcomes Africa to Asaba, commends Okowa
Africans still in the World Cup
Sylvester, Adegoke are CBN tennis champions
Top 6 things you didn’t know about DJ Kentalky
Adekunle Gold celebrates African royalty in sold out London show



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