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News Headlines June 11, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines June 11, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Elites conspired to annul MKO’s election, says Presidency
PUNCH chair to be buried on Friday
APC convention: Over 179 jostle for 43 NWC positions
Man arrested for impersonating Lagos govt official
Include Abiola’s name on Heads of State’s list –Walter Carrington
Lagos dismisses two CBD officials for extortion
Ekiti APC appoints Bamidele as campaign DG
Fayemi challenges Fayose to open debate on Ekiti finances
2019: Southern, M’Belt leaders demand INEC chairman’s removal
Obasanjo, do you know Buhari’s age?
Don’t trust Buhari, group tells Soyinka, Falana
2019: FG plans to implicate me in arms deal, says Wike
Rohr warns Croatia, considers Ogu for starting role
Queen honours Joshua
Like Mko Abiola like Leah Sharibu
Bank worker hacks into customers’ accounts, transfers N3m
Police dismiss three cops for attacking Lagos resident with tear gas
Nurse remanded for alleged murder of Senator Adeleke
2019: Southern, M’Belt leaders demand INEC chairman’s…
Elites conspired to annul MKO’s election, says Presidency
June 12: PDP, Oshiomole disagree over PMB’s gesture
Reggae legend, Ras Kimono, is dead
World Cup: NAPTIP arrests policeman, rescues 10 trafficked victims at airport
Tension in Bayelsa as soldiers kill mother, baby
I sold my baby to raise money for her siblings, says mother
Ogun community constructs road, seeks N100,000 from each landlord
Nurse remanded for alleged murder of Senator Adeleke
Policemen batter Delta lawyer
June 12: PDP, Oshiomole disagree over PMB’s gesture
June 12: LASG to re-examine restructuring
‘June 12, better than May 29 as Democracy Day’
Osun assembly threatens to sanction LG bosses for manipulating delegates
AGF threatens to sanction MDAs rejecting treasury officers
States raise domestic debt by N1.64tn in three years
Rains, major challenge to power transmission, distribution – Fashola
PenCom set to verify 2019 retirees
Using standing order for your business
Developers need to install fire safety systems in buildings – Souten
Nadal beats Thiem to win his 11th French Open
Beckham, wife meet in London amid divorce rumours
D’Tigers crash out of FIBA 3×3 World Cup
Aminu, Lawal return for qualifiers
Making money on social media
Ras Kimono: ‘He is not dead, his music is evergreen’
Olamide, Phyno release Super Eagles World Cup tune
Tributes as Nigerians mourn Ras Kimono
Tony Okoroji confirms Ras Kimono’s death
A married man once asked to check my butt on a plane – Wumi Toriola
Reggae legend, Ras Kimono, is dead
10 ways to speed up your Android smartphone
Microsoft, First Bank empower SMEs
Knowledge, technology’ll drive innovation, says Techpoint
21st Century, Schneider introduce Tier IV data centre
EDITORIAL: Away with the corrupt security vote


Punch Chairman, Wale Aboderin for Burial Friday
Defence Headquarters: Boko Haram Fighters Usually Carry Heavy Cash
PDP Mocks Buhari for Claiming N’Assembly’s Achievements
FG Plotting to Implicate Atiku, Jonathan, Danjuma, Babangida, Others
Aregbesola’s Plot against Ambode Unsettles Lagos APC
ARG Laments Armed Invasion into S’West States
Ekweremadu: Why We Set Time Frame for Pre-election Litigations
FG Planning to Frame Me Up for Gun-running, Wike Alleges
Adeyemi Praises Buhari, Wants Stadium Named after Abiola
Court Order on INEC’s Account Won’t Affect Ekiti Governorship Election, Says…
FG: New Excise Duty Rates Not Targeted at Local Manufacturers
No date has been fixed for hearing of the matter.
External Reserves Down as Foreign Portfolio Investors Anticipate US Rate Sahara Power Group Charts Path for Energy Sector Growth
FCMB Named ‘Great Place to Work’
BATNF Launches Medium-term Strategic Plan
NSE Pledges to Lead Growth of Regional Capital Markets
Your Govt Was Reckless, PDP Tells Fayemi
Future of Healthcare in Nigeria
(UPDATED) Reggae Icon, Ras Kimono, Dies at 60
Eagles Land in Russia for Sixth FIFA World Cup Finals
Aiteo Sets Eagles up for Victory with Official Theme Song
Anambra CP Leads Nigerian Security Contingent to Russia
NPFL: Lokosa Scores 19th Goal of Season to Rescue Kano Pillars from Home Defeat
FRENCH OPEN 2018: Nadal Beats Thiem to Win 11th Title
Chilly Start for Ronaldo and Portugal in Russia

The Nation

Sister-in-law blast Ogu on daughter’s birthday
Tinubu: let’s fight poverty to immortalise MKO Abiola
I&E Forex Window attracts $50.73b in 13 months
$650m for projects next year, says NSIA
Nigerians mourn reggae star Ras Kimono
Punch chair Aboderin for burial Friday
Wike: Fed Govt plans to frame me
June 12: A long, tortuous walk to justice
Police arrest two ‘kidnappers’
Minister accuses NLC of undermining national interest
The Epetedo declaration by MKO Abiola
Suicide bomber kills self in failed Borno market attack
‘Ramadan is month of reflection’
Autocrash claims family of 7 in Enugu
Police arrest 13 suspected cultists in Abuja
Nadal – The King of Clay- Wins 11th French Open Title
JOHN OGU: I will dance ‘Shaku Shaku’ at the World Cup
Coach lauds Falode for repositioning female league
‘My wife is every guy’s dream’
MIRANDA: Brazilian who chose defence to honour his brother
$12,000 up for grabs at Moorhouse-Epe Cycle Race
‘I’ve reduced poverty and tension in Cross River’
179 aspirants to vie for APC’s NWC posts, Oshiomhole confident
Ekiti 2018: Bamidele named Fayemi’s campaign DG
ULOMA NWOSU berths Reach Media
MARYAM MAIRO TAMBUWAL gives to women and children
AMAKA MBONU’s latest move

The Sun

Western Sahara: Don’t sign bilateral agreement with Morocco, Falana warns FG
2019: nPDP talks tough
• Says group’ll act if APC calls its bluff
June 12: I’ll sue Buhari if he confers national honours on Abiola, others -Ardo
• Nobody can buy Yoruba race –Lamido • It’s Greek gift –IPOB Ismail Omipidan; 35 containers of Tramadol seized at ports –NAFDAC
Woman jumps into Lagos lagoon
Nigerian reggae star, Ras Kimono, dies at 60
2019: INEC chair, IGP under fire
•Southern, Middle Belt leaders demand their sack
Kalu demands Obasanjo’s probe over Bakassi peninsula
IBB, Jonathan, Danjuma, others govt’s targets –Fani-Kayode
FG still plotting to frame me up –Wike
Father of 7 tortured to death in police detention
■ I’m yet to believe he’s dead –Wife ■ CSOs demand action from Rivers CP
I almost dropped out of school for entertainment -Emeka Kachikwu, filmmaker
Your colleague has died!
Strange developments indeed
Financial infidelity
Time to purge the Senate
Plot to impeach Buhari: Group raises alarm of plan to discredit Dogara
General Elections 2019: Jonathan kinsmen root for APC
Junaid Mohammed’s bombshell: Rig election, break Nigeria
BPE targets N400bn from privatisation of NIPOST, 5 other coys
…Says 53 out of 143 performing poorly
Nadal wins 11th French Open title
Trump arrives in Singapore ahead of Tuesday summit
Kim Jong-un arrives in Singapore for summit with Donald Trump
Ita Enang speaks on new laws signed by President
Editorial: Alarming rate of cigarette consumption


Account For N165bn Allocations, Ekiti PDP Challenges Fayemi
Fuel Price Rises To N205, Under Recovery Hits N60/Litre
Flour Mills Nig Plc: Sound Fundamentals Clash With Macroeconomic Realities
Gunshots Rock Delta Community As Police, Youths Clash
AWCON: Super Falcons Set To ‘Devour’ Queen Scorpions
Time To Return The Stolen Presidency To Jamiu Abiola
Alleged Rape: Ogun Court Strikes Out Sexual Harassment Case Against Director
Man And The De-Humanisation Of Lepers
APC Recent Congresses: Omen Of Impending Calamity (2)
Jo Bonfrere To Scout For Talents In Amuwo-Odofin
Open Grazing: Group Urges S’East Governors To Emulate Abia
ERA/FoEN Tasks N-Delta Youths On Environmental Awareness
Wrestling: Nigerian Youngsters Intensify Preparations For AYG
Arts, Skill Tools For Building Self-Reliant Children
Delta To Launch Health Programme In Schools —Okobah
Only Statutory Delegates Will Attend Imo APC Convention — Okorocha-Led Exco
INYC Decries Alleged Attempt To Annex Itsekiri Land In Edo
Review appointments to reflect national unity, Anglican Communion tells Buhari
Pay N14bn judgment debts to court — Innoson
Why we burnt Israel, America’s flags – Shi’ites
June 12: Military, elites, judges conspired against MKO Abiola – Presidency


Vehicle Importation To Nigeria Records Sharp Decline
Declaration Of June 12 As Democracy Day One-sided – Tofa
APC Convention: 179 Jostle For 21 NWC Positions
WHO Raises The Alarm On High Suicide Rate
Nigerian Raggae Maestro, Ras Kimono Passes On
Re-Upending Democracy in Bauchi
IBB, Jonathan, TY Danjuma, Others Also On FG’s Target List, Says Fani-Kayode
Saraki vs Idris: ‘You Tarka Me, I Daboh Police Release List Of 59 Sponsors Of Terrorism In A’Ibom
Award: PDP Aspirant Threatens Legal Action Against PMB
Amaechi To Apc: Don’t Close Your Doors To PDP Members In Rivers
FG Planning To Use Lebanese To Frame Me Up –Wike
GTB Must Pay N14bn Judgement Liability, Innoson Insists
Saraki vs Idris: ‘You Tarka Me, I Daboh You’
Cleric Lauds LIPTON On Ramadan Outreach
Group Applauds Science Minister Over Appointment Of NABDA Ag DG
DPC Supports Honouring Of Abiola, Says May 29 Handover Sacrosanct
$16bn Power Projects: Group Demands Prosecution Of OBJ
SEC To Partner Grassroot Groups On Financial Literacy
Equities Market Recovers, Gains 5.03% Week-on-Week
Inflation To Drop Further To 27-month Low
Niger APC Protest Appointment Of MD Of Upper Niger River Basin
PMB, APC And The Challenge Of 2019 Polls
Award On Abiola Doesn’t Make You A Democrat, PDP Tells Buhari
SDP Will Wrest Power From APC In 2019 – Falae
EDITORIAL: Tomorrow Is World Day Against Child Labour
‘Civil Servants Are Problem Of This Country’
Kwara Speaker Scores 8th Senate High
Benue Speaker Lauds Financial Autonomy To State Assemblies
Kogi Govt Reaffirms Commitment To Agric Revolution
Kogi Govt PoisedTo Reposition Ochaja Radio

The Guardian

Restructure now if you’re sincere, elders tell Buhari
Poor demand, others push inventory to N321.12b
Government gets $1b debt offer from Afreximbank
FG wants to frame me for gunrunning using a Lebanese, Wike alleges
Why troops are still deployed in Niger Delta, by DHQ
The Guardian, ACAL hold finance roundtable, awards
I killed my friend, took his heart for money-making ritual, man confesses
UN pledges support for Nigeria’s environmental challenges
South, Middle Belt leaders raise alarm over alleged plans to rig 2019 poll
Suddenly, nobody is talking about Eagles’ goalkeeping ‘crisis’
Mbamalu, Diogu, Aminu, top list of players for FIBA 2019 World Cup qualifiers
Excited’ Salah misses Egypt’s first training session in Russia
Super Eagles to arrive in Yessentuki today
Stars assemble in Lagos as Special Olympics begins
Falcons to finish task against Gambians today
CIIN wants FG, states to prioritise insurance adoption
BoI, Ebonyi unveil N4bn agric fund for civil servants
Stock market indices rise by 5.03 per cent in five days
A reminder of the 1983 old Ondo governorship elections
Editorial: The war or the noise on corruption
The pains of underdevelopment
NOUN/Law School: NANS ultimatum and matters arising
June 12 presidential election anniversary – Part 2
For violence-free polls in Rivers State ahead 2019
Politicians in army uniforms destroyed Nigeria, says Opadokun
Group alleges plot against Senate President Saraki
Why we set time-frame for pre-election matters, by Ike Ekweremadu
Oni asks supporters to vote Fayemi in Ekiti
Much-Ado About Onychophagia (Nail Biting)
Cross River farmers, Wilmar bicker over land grabbing claims
Family homes fund targets 500,000 subscribers by 2023
Quantity surveyors seek speedy passage of safety bill
‘We will improve prospects of potential engineers’


Elite against Buhari have lost, Presidency says
Honour for Abiola doesn’t make Buhari a democrat – PDP
BREAKING: Fulani herdsmen kidnap Methodist priest, 2 others in Osun
APC appoints ailing Bamidele as governorship campaign Director General
Akeredolu declares June 12 work free day in Ondo
Tragedy struck as family of seven, one other die in autocrash
COSON mourns Ras Kimono as flags fly at half mast
We’re set to take over Ekiti, SDP says as party flags off campaign
Give meaning to MKO Abiola’s honour by declaring him President-elect, Dino Melaye tells FG
Court remand nurse who treated Late Senator Adeleke in prison
Buhari honouring Abiola commendable, but ―Adewale
Russia 2018: NAPTIP intercepts 10 victims of human trafficking at Lagos airport
NANS charges Buhari, IGP to ensure justice over Offa robbery
NIMC wants CCB to make NIN basic requirement for asset declaration
Iraqi ballot box storage site catches fire in Baghdad
White House adviser says Canada’s Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’
Saudi Arabia: Houthi missile attack kills three in Jizan
London stabbing: Man killed near Turnpike Lane Tube station
Sovereign Wealth Fund profit nosedive by N107.8bn in 2017 ―Orji
EDITORIAL: IMF on Nigeria’s debt profile
Of Ibarapa by-election and looming trajectory
Democracy can only be sustained with credible candidates
What I have lost to piracy —Tunde Kelani
Decibels of the chosen
For Osundare, deserving celebration at Lead City
BREAKING: Veteran reggae singer, Ras Kimono, is dead
Daniel is my political leader ―Kashamu
‘Try anything funny…’ mixed reactions trail Obasanjo’s allegation
Oyo PDP in fresh crisis as NWC drops 6 state officers for Makinde’s group
Tragic accident claims three in Ibadan, two children survive

Daily Trust

Fashola promises collapsed bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road back in 72hrs –
1 dead, 2 injured in an explosion in Mubi
How suicide bomber kills self in failed suicide attempt in Borno market- Police6
2 die in Ogun road accidents
Road closes as Mokwa- Jebba bridge collapse + PHOTOS
7 family members, 6 others die in Enugu, Niger accidents
Bomb kills 1, injures 2 in Adamawa
Police confirm 1 dead in Maiduguri blast
Cultism: Ayade accuses FG of neglect
Unidentified man jumps into Lagos lagoon
Using high tech to secure developing countries
Punch Chairman, Wale Aboderin, to be buried on Friday
Convention: Screening begins today as APC members jostle for 60 positions
16 parties eying Buhari’s seats so far
Falcons sure of Women Africa Cup of Nations place
D’Tigers recall Aminu, Lawal for 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers
Nadal beats Thiem to win 11th French Open title
Sahara Power calls for policy overhaul in energy sector
5 years after, multimillion naira NRC Safe Train System project stalls
Afreximbank extends $17bn financing to Nigeria in 23yr
Muslim women distribute clothes to orphans, widows in Kwali
Why there are many broken marriages – Ona of Abaji
Abubakar Sadiq Isah
NDLEA calls for residents’ support in fight against drug abuse
Rough edges of June 12
Political moves, June 12 and the impeachment threat
Editorial: June 12 as Democracy Day
How structures on flood plain areas risk collapse

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