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News Headlines June 14, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines June 14, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

June 12: FG moves to amend Public Holidays Act
World Cup 2018: Russia welcomes the world
Nigerian pharmacist kills wife, daughter, commits suicide
Winning 2019 should be by issues
GO Russia promo winners emerge
Enyimba hold Heartland in NPFL tie
Higher Institutions Football League kicks off July
FRC unveils draft corporate governance code, seeks input
CBN shouldn’t reduce benchmark interest rate – Experts
FCMB offers advisory services for overseas studies
Malabu: Italy’s Supreme Court rejects Shell’s appeal
FEC approves N185bn for roads, N6.5bn ITF centre
IBEDC customers protest payment point centralisation
NCDMB advises oil service firms on project execution
CACOL asks ICPC to probe CBN over missing N55bn
Dangote named most admired African brand
Buhari will sign 2018 budget next week – Adesina
AfDB approves $15m investment in food security
Offa robberies: Police arrest more suspects in Oyo, Kogi,…
Messi wary of physical Eagles
Mimiko dumps PDP, LP rejects ex-gov’s defection plan
Court sacks Aidoko as Kogi East Senator
Marketer accuses EFCC of wrongful arrest
Police declare man wanted for murder of Enugu royal father
INEC official’s abductors reduce ransom to N500,000
LASG arraigns Dane in high court for killing wife, child
Truck crushes state revenue collector to death in Ondo
Man dies drinking concoction expected to help him quit alcohol
Aregbesola hints at retirement from public office
Buhari urges unity among governors ahead of APC convention
Three months after Buba Jibril’s death, Reps yet to notify INEC —Official
China says its capable of foiling “Taiwan independence” attempts
Ekiti elders warn INEC against rigging
JOHESU begs FG for payment of two months’ salary
Unique sugar composition in mother’s breastmilk may reduce infant’s allergy risks — study
Two-year-old needs N5m for heart surgery
Dangers of oil and gas exploration to reproductive health
60 prison inmates benefit from NYSC medical outreach
E-voting commences for health award
EDITORIAL: World Cup: The greatest show on earth kicks off


Nigeria to Receive Another $500 Million Abacha Loot
Italy’s Supreme Court Rejects Appeal to Stop Shell, Eni’s Nigerian Corruption Trial
Saraki, Dogara’s Absence Stalls 2018 Budget Signing
In Nigeria Inflation Declines Further to 11.61% as US Hikes Interest Rate
APC’s Convention Committee to Submit Report Thursday
Nigeria to Receive Another $500 Million Abacha Loot
Osoba: Abiola’s Children Were Deserted after His Death
In Nigeria Inflation Declines Further to 11.61% as US Hikes Interest Rate
AMCON Loses Bid to Take over Old Federal Secretariat
EFCC: Nyame, Dariye, Vindicate Us on Alleged Selectivity
You Lack Powers to Investigate, Indict Anyone, Court Tells N’Assembly
AMCON Loses Bid to Take over Old Federal Secretariat
AGF: Buhari not bound to consult before conferring national honours Says process of amending National Holidays Act to accommodate June 12 has begun
Trump renews attack on OPEC over high oil price
Court Orders Ex-Air Force Chief, Amosu to Forfeit N2.2bn to FG
Desist from Thuggery, Sultan Advises Youths
‘FRC New Corporate Governance Code to Increase Nigeria’s Competitiveness’
FG’s ‘MarketMoni’ Loans Attract 350,000 Beneficiaries
NIRSAL Becomes Institutional Member of RIMAN
IFAD Promotes Climate ‘Smart’ Investments
Rand Merchant Bank Eyes Increased Activities in Nigerian Capital Market
NCC May Set Up Regulatory Framework for OTT Services
Mimiko Resigns from PDP, Returns to LP
Anambra’s Growing Cultism
Rainstorms Wreak Havoc in Ilorin
Countering Violent Extremism
Saving One Million Lives and Push Towards UHC
‘Sanitation Situation Deteriorating in Nigeria’
Atiku Must Tread With Caution, Medical Practitioner Warns
Coalition: 150,000 Nigerian Children are Born With Sickle Cell Disease
Providing Quality Healthcare for Rural Women
The Zero Hour is Here in Russia!
Enyimba Stadium Turf Wears Russia Face
Messi Expresses Fears for ‘Unknown’ Super Eagles
Croatia Will Qualify ahead of Nigeria, Argentina in Group D, Says Mandzukic
Glo’s GO Russia Promo Winners Depart for Russia
Spain Sacks Lopetegui Two Days Before Clash With Portugal
June 12: A Complicated Story

The Nation

Former Chief of Air Staff Amosu to forfeit N2.2b
AGF: $500m loot coming
APC Convention: Pro-Buhari governors, top leaders may adopt harmonised list
Football showpiece begins in Russia
PSC promotes two CPs, 16 DSPs, others
FEC approves N185b for 14 roads
We need to work harder, says Mikel Obi
Neither May 29 nor June 12
‘Conviction of Nyame, Dariye shows EFCC not selective’
June 12: Twenty years on, a date that remains fresh, indelible in history
Buhari reappoints Haruna as NASENI boss
Dangote is Africa’s most-admired brand
300 for free TY Danjuma Foundation, health ministry surgeries
Glo promo winners fly to Russia
Eid-el-Fitri: IG orders massive deployment of policemen nationwide
Ramadan blues at Danfodiyo varsity
Arabic dept loses student to cancer
Rainstorm destroys hostels, electricity poles at UNN
UNN alumni members visit Utomi, announce general meeting date
Chinese scholarship for 47 students
Foundation rewards indigent pupils for brilliance
Certificate without knowledge is useless, freshers told
Football showpiece begins in Russia
Brazil better prepared now than in 2014 – Paulinho
Croatia will beat Nigeria, says Merson
Hosts must end winless streak
World Cup: I don’t know these Eagles – Messi
World Cup: Psychic pig picks Super Eagles for semi final
Ekiti Assembly suspends lawmaker for “Sleeping too much at plenary”
Dickson urges Buhari to start work on Brass LNG, refinery
Denrele reveals his artistic skills at 37
Celebs turn up for #Tajugoestoschool
‘The Passport of Mallam Ilia’s animation movie underway – Producer
‘More Nigerians can benefit from Hydrotherapy’
Health benefits of using Epsom salt:
Expert harps on medical treatment for cancer
Alleged murder: Dane’s blood for DNA screening
$550,000 ‘fraud’: Court rules on Ajudua’s bail application July 5
Lagos frowns at discrimination against albinos
Fed Govt accuses private school owners of frustrating personnel audit
The influx of ‘fake life’ on Nigerian campus
Africa’s big five target podium finish in Russia
Torn roofs, broken class walls: A push for quality education in Surulere
Osun West insists on producing the next Gov
Out goes ICE, in comes innovations hub
UNILORIN website tipped for award
Tech-U students to finish at American varsity
Low-cost schools thank Ambode for loans, CodeLagos
How govt plans to end estimated billing, by Fashola
Nigeria inflation dips to 11.61%
International customers pay $17.730m for Nigeria’s electricity
Plastics pollution hightens concerns over clean oceans

The Sun

FBI arrests 34 Nigerians for alleged cyber fraud
Bandits kill 10 in fresh Zamfara attack –Police
FG seeks revocation of looters’ UK visas
Okorocha bombs Ohakim
Court sacks Kogi senator, Aidoko
IGP okays independent inspection of SARS’ cells
Under siege
APC accuses Okorocha of falsehood, forgery
Buhari, APC Govs strategise ahead national convention
June 12: Buhari did the unthinkable – Gani Adams
Drive safely! The universe is a treacherous freeway
FG seeks revocation of looters’ UK visas
•Presidential probe panel writes UK govt •Why we won’t make list public now –Obono
Ohakim’s administration is the most devalued – Okorocha
Impeachment Plot: Bauchi APC Chieftains Berates Dogara
Osinbajo, Senate in battle of supremacy over agencies at ports
Airline owners to suspend VAT payment over discriminatory tax regime
NBS, SMEDAN to conduct MSMEs survey to boost planning
Ahmed Musa targets perfect opener for Nigeria
Okocha, Kanu, 13 others for honours in Russia
Play with confidence, Okowa urges Super Eagles
North Korea summit: Deal with Kim has made world safer, says Trump
•Major disarmament by 2020 •Half of Americans approve of US President handling of Pyongyang
Italy summons French envoy as row over rejected migrant ship escalates
WTO warns of global downturn if trade dispute escalates
IGP okays independent inspection of SARS’ cells
•Police probe alleged killing of monarch Under siege
•Again, articulated vehicles lock down Apapa,
APC Convention: Tinubu, Akande, APC govs drum support for Oshiomhole
Taraba APC crisis: Alhassan, Vakki extend olive branch to aggrieved members
EDITORIAL: Nigeria and Russia 2018 World Cup
Abia Assembly urges agency to intensify HIV/AIDS campaign in rural areas
Osun free healthcare runs into hitch
…Residents resort to herbal medicine
Era of matchbox structures in tertiary institutions over, says Baffa, TETFund boss
■ Randy lecturers on the prowl in universities
Hello…what’s up with GSM
For some weeks now, the quality of
The unsung heroes of June 12
Language legislation
General Gowon’s war albatross
une 12: We’re not yet at end of the journey
Can demons possess the human spirit?
The Bible, Almighty God and I (9)
June 12: The stubborn phoenix that rose from its ashes


Buhari meets APC governors in Aso Rock
Buhari to sign 2018 budget next week
You can’t return to Labour Party ―NLC tells Mimiko
Mimiko resigns PDP membership, might join LP today
The edge I have over Akintola, Adelabu, others in being APC gov flagbearer ―Eniade
We’ll elect, work with Oshiomhole ―Ogodo
Nasarawa fresh attacks: Four farmers allegedly killed by Fulani herdsmen
Why we approved revised National Building Code ―FG
Police arrest hit and run driver in Ondo
‎Court sacks Kogi Senator, orders INEC to withdraw certificate of return
Id-El-Fitri patrol: FRSC targets 30% reduction in road fatalities
FG, LASG demolish Illegal structures in Apapa
2019: NOA inaugurates peace stakeholders dialogue committee
Court remands man over alleged attempted rape of pregnant woman
Sales representative in court over alleged criminal breach of trust, cheating
Principal allegedly rapes 17-year-old male student to coma in Anambra
Court remands man for helping suspect to evade police arrest
Norwegian lawmakers nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
France regrets cancellation of Italian finance minister’s visit
Malaysia’s top two judges resign amid purge of senior officials
Japan enacts law to reduce legal age of adulthood from 20 to 18
Inflation down to 11.61% in May
LCCI tasks FG on compliance with executive orders
NSE delists 22 coys over non-performance in 2 years
Erectile dysfunction may double risk of heart disease —Experts
UCH introduces smart cards to ease patient care, payment
Boko Haram increases childhood wasting by 13% —Study
Is there no good hotel in Ado–Ekiti?
Mayor of Cocody lauds Motherland Beckons
Ambode lauded on new look Taqwa Bay
Obiano set to rehabilitate Ogbunike Caves to world’s standard
Eid-El-Fitr: EKEDC promises electricity supply during holidays
Klappa resigns as Addax Petroleum MD, Chen takes over
Eko DisCo to commence replacement of faulty transformers
EDITORIAL: The insensitivity of Nigeria’s political elite
Ambode At 55: Lowers his voice, raises his logic!
June 12 is the real Democracy Day
How smart companies get ahead of competitors
Court sacks Kogi Senator, orders INEC to withdraw certificate of return

Daily Trust

How Nigerian Army violated its own rules in retiring 38 senior officers
Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as public holiday of no effect – Minister of Justice
Court forfeits N2.2bn recovered from ex-Air chief Amosu to FG
Why Buhari will win 2019 presidency – Keyamo
Police commission approves promotion of 3,665 senior officers
Buhari to sign 2018 budget next week
FG hires lawyers with N500m to recover N330bn from MTN
Mimiko dumps PDP, returns to Labour Party
Russia 2018: Psychic pig who predicted Trump’s victory, picks Nigeria, Argentina for semi-final
Teacher sacked over Instagram swimsuit photos
How Nigerian Army violated its own rules in retiring 38 senior officers
NLC kicks as Mimiko dumps PDP, returns to LP today
EXCLUSIVE: I didn’t jump into Lagoon, says owner of viral Ford car + VIDEO
Oshiomhole: I can’t be a dictator as APC chairman
Gunmen kill 10 in 2 Zamfara villages – Police
Governor Okorocha in a ditch, APC says
CBN registers 674 forex dealers in 6 months
Ekiti assembly suspends impeached chief whip
Building the real Nigerian tour
McIlroy to be more conservative in bid for US Open glory.
Koepka ready for US Open title defence after ‘career low’
nflation falls to 11.61% for 16th consecutive month – NBS
…Petrol sold for N150.2 per litre in May
Police van collides with military convoy in Utako
Eid el-fitr: FRSC deploys 1,400 officers on Abuja—Lokoja road
246,000 PVCs yet to be collected — FCT INEC
Why the bounce from declaring June 12 ‘Democracy Day’ may not last long
JMaintaining the momentum toward universal education
TY Danjuma: How the mighty have fallen
Bauchi: Renewal beyond hype
CAR: Bemba militia victims to share $1m fund.
ITALY/FRANCE – Migrant ship row: Ministers’ meeting postponed
Editorial: Fly, Eagles fly
..Kaduna coy produces yam seeds from tissue culture

The Guardian

Let the games begin
June 12 not Democracy Day yet, clarifies AGF
Transactions via cheque hit N1.32 trillion in three months
IGP approves nationwide audit of SARS detention cells
NCC withdraws 36.6 million telephone lines from telecoms operators
Government cautions IOCs against flouting local content act
Man jailed for life after beheading friend
Court sacks Kogi senator Aidoko, orders inauguration of Alfa
Kaduna plans immediate prosecution of 50 suspected gangsters
We must work hard to beat Croatia, Mikel tells teammates
All set for NURTW United Boxing championship in Ibadan
Tyronne Ebuehi ‘accidentally hit’ in training
Nigeria finishes 17th at FIBA 3×3 World Cup
Again, Morocco fails in World Cup host bid
Russia 2018: 12 fun facts about opening ceremony, venue
Dangote deep-sea pipeline to boost Nigeria’s power generation by 12,000mw
AfDB plans $120 million to boost cassava production
Sigma Pension harps on increased private-public sector collaboration
NIMASA takes delivery of N49 billion floating dockyard
Editorial: A minister and his indiscretions
June 12: Every life matters
June 12 is proof of what is possible
The Police-Saraki tussle in the Offa robbery
Russia 2018: Expecting life’s beautiful game
Interrogating INEC’s preparedness for Ekiti guber poll
APC reads riot act to Okorocha over attack on party
Labour Party chairman rejects Olusegun Mimiko rejoining party
Google Defamation Suit And Tech-Related News
American varsity boosts e-learning with N90m ICT donation
Atlantic Hall seeks innovative approach to improve learning
Natural ways to boost blood levels, beat sickle cell anaemia
Ten powerful anti-inflammatory herbs – Part 2
Threats of Ebola, polio, other emerging infectious diseases persist
How emotions affect your performance

New Telegraph

Mimiko dumps PDP, returns to LPI
JOHESU begs FG for payment of 2 months salary
Herdsmen kill family of four, injure 21 others in Nasarawa
Speaker Dogara goes to school
Man gets 20 strokes of cane for stealing laptops in Kaduna
Driver bags 1 year in prison over theft of employer’s jeep
Buhari, Tinubu, Akande, 14 govs endorse Oshiomhole as APC chair
Dangote emerges most admired African brand
APC mulls postponement of national convention
Mystic pig predicts Eagles to reach semis
LP kicks as Mimiko returns to party Giving verve to cybercrime fight
Buhari’s re-election: South-South voters ‘ll shock PDP in 2019
2019: Ekpeye people endorse Wike for second term
NASS lacks powers to investigate criminal allegation – Court
Duty hike: All eyes on alcoholic beverage, tobacco firms
NB Plc lauds journalists, opens 10th Golden Pen awards
Dangote emerges most admired African brand
LP kicks as Mimiko returns to party
Buhari’s re-election: South-South voters ‘ll shock PDP in 2019
2019: Ekpeye people endorse Wike for second term
Nigerian pharmacist kills wife, daughter, self in U.S.
Nasarawa: Herdsmen murder four family members
Court reinstates YabaTech bursar, awards N21m damages
Court orders interim forfeiture of Amosu’s N2.2bn to FG
Obasanjo wants to be Nigeria’s only success story – Momoh
Fayemi resumes campaign, promises better days for Ekiti
… Warns Fayose, Olusola against violence
ADP candidate seeks royal blessings
Giving verve to cybercrime fight
Duty hike: All eyes on alcoholic beverage, tobacco firms
NITDA positions local IT firms for $2bn MDAs projects
Broadband: FG woos states over 18,000km fibre deployment
Mystic pig predicts Eagles to reach semis
Nigeria need six points – Musa
Hierro to replace fired Lopetegui as Spain coach
Eagles’ traditional wear designer revealed
The dark horses
2018 FIFA World Cup: Title contenders
EDITORIAL: It’s celebration of best football in Russia
June 12: Ambushing votes with the dead
Kalu opposes EFCC’s amended charge
MTN penalty: FEC approves N500m legal fees for N330bn payment
NBS: Inflation crashes to 11.61%, 16th times in a row


Oloyede Decries Falling English Proficiency Among Nigerians
Amosun Tasks Graduates On Self-Reliance, Good Values
APC Tackles Okorocha Over Libellous Attacks On Party, Leaders
N5.7bn SURE-P Fund: Court Adjourns Trial Of Ex-Gov Shema Till Oct 15
Eagles Have Goalkeeper Problem, Says Siasia
5th AFRIMA Introduces 4 New Award Categories
JUNE 12: A Prophesy Foretold
Isiaka Adeleke: We’re Not Involved In Nurse’s Prosecution—Family
Abia Speaker Berates Calls For Scrapping Of Anti-Open Grazing Laws
Oxford, Cambridge Club To Launch Endowment For Qualified Nigerians
I’ll Shock Lalong, Says PDP Governorship Aspirant
FIIRO Committed To Promoting Small Businesses — DG
Ebuehi Good To Go After Training Injury
The Inimitable Musa Jam-Jam
Nigeria Working With UK To Deny, Revoke Treasury Looters’ Visas —SPIP
Naira Appreciates To N361 /$ In Parallel Market
Organisers Of Ike Abugu Foundation Lament Paucity Of Funds
Nigeria working with UK to deny, revoke treasury looters’ visas —SPIP
2019: Validation of June 12 not enough for Buhari – S-West leaders
Gunmen kill 10 in Zamfara attack
2019: Buhari ‘ll be re-elected to instill new political culture—Keyamo
Apapa traffic: Police deploy palliatives aimed at decongestion
Again, Abba Kyari, Oyo-Ita clash over 3 female perm secs
NLC protests Mimiko’s return to Labour Party
Yola court passes death sentence on 5 men for killing herdsman
UK pledges further support to Nigeria’s anti-graft war
NLC protests Mimiko’s return to Labour Party
2019: Buhari will win South-South—APC National Vice Chairman
Ekiti 2018: Impeached Ekiti deputy Speaker dumps PDP for APC
APC to Okorocha: Be sensible, you don’t dig further when in a ditch
FIFA 2026 World Cup Bid: Morocco’s loss, Africa’s disappointment — Talle
Nigeria no walkover, Messi warns Argentina teammates
Loew pleads with German fans not to boo Gundogan, Ozil at World Cup
My child’s father wants us back
Should I attend my lover’s funeral?
My shyness is putting men off
I still can’t bond with my son
Super Eagles traditional wear designer unveiled
Goodluck Jonathan, Gov. Wike, Wizkid, others for Peace Achievers Awards
June 12: IBB should apologise for annulling election or be prosecuted, says Comedian I Go Dye
Nigerian author , Chimamanda Adichie wins 10th PEN Pinter Prize
FIIRO committed to promoting small businesses — DG
I allowed her go when I discovered she was a virgin- Driver tells Court
Amosun tasks graduates on self-reliance, good values
Apapa traffic: Police deploy palliatives aimed at decongestion
Rising wave of e-frauds puts economy at risk
In Lagos, Dano promotes good health through drinking milk

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