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News Headlines June 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines June 16, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

Election funding: EFCC goes after politicians, parties’ bank accounts
Kingibe is a traitor, he doesn’t deserve national honour –Agbakoba
Broken promise made me to kill my naval officer boss, girlfriend – Houseboy
Should churches tell men to cut their beards before joining them in marriage?
Punch Chairman, Wale Aboderin, buried in Lagos
Kidnappers abduct three traders in Calabar
Obiano vows to fight cultists as police arrest suspects
C’ River decries low response to VAIDS
2019: Ex-Anambra gov, party members take anti-corruption oath
Oil firm trains 33 to fight fire outbreaks in Rivers communities
Member of proscribed PCN nabbed for robbery, drug peddling
A’Ibom dissolves traditional council over crisis, corruption
Imo uncovers 257 illegal baby factories
Army rescues kidnap victim, arrests suspects in Aba
Bayelsa to verify pensioners, decries N6bn yearly wage bill
Over 50 organised cult groups exist in Bayelsa – CP
I won’t refund money to EFCC – Ladoja
Saudi federation to punish three players after 5-0 massacre
Army rescues kidnap victim, arrests suspects in Aba
Offa robberies: Police arrest five additional suspects
Broken promise made me to kill my naval officer boss, girlfriend – Houseboy
Policeman chases tricycle rider to death over N100 bribe
Crash: FRSC returns €65,000 recovered from Spain returnees’ bus
Lagos nurse tortures 10-year-old housemaid with hot iron
Police in Imo arrest kidnapper of octogenarians
Evans’ lawyer, Ogungbeje, withdraws from case
#EndSARS: Police set up team to investigate operatives
Constitution amendment: Jonathan can’t re-contest for President, say SANs
Election funding: EFCC goes after politicians, parties’ bank accounts
Kingibe is a traitor, he doesn’t deserve national honour –Agbakoba
2018: We don’t want soldiers, unlawful arrests, Ekiti Obas tell FG
Stop spreading falsehood, Ekiti PDP tells APC
APC convention: nPDP chieftains to meet next week, leave options open
Nigerians now more divided like never before, says Ekweremadu
2019: Agbakoba group’s party, ANN, targets unregistered voters
June 12: Obasanjo did the Yoruba a favour
Power grid records first total collapse in four months
Failure to link Lekki seaport with rail worries expert
Buhari’ll sign 2018 budget on Tuesday, says minister
FTZs vital for Nigeria’s industrialisation drive –NACC
C&I Leasing bond oversubscribed by 33%
Farming: FG, firm sign pact for 10,000 tractors
June 12 Tsunami and those who won’t forgive Buhari
I am glad my children did not follow in Soyinka’s footsteps –Olayide, Nobel laureate’s first wife
African teams start on a losing note
Federer beats Stuttgart semi-finals
Rohr to stick with regulars
US network apologises for Williams gesture
Russian fans back Eagles to beat Croatia 2-0
Woman checks newspapers for obituaries to rob relatives of the dead
Teen attempts to rape friend’s mum during visit
“Spoilt” eggs hatch under scorching heat
Woman stabs own eye while applying make up
Couple have sex on rooftop
DIY: Make origami box using a sheet of paper
Common entrance: Commissioner kicks against registration of underage children
I might relocate to another country soon, Yemi Solade laments
Ortis Wiliki reveals Ras Kimono’s last words on death bed
I have a huge crush on Simi –Dapo
What we’d do if Super Eagles win world cup – Nigerian Celebs
Super Balat teams up with Reminisce for Local
2018 would be my best year, Ras Kimono says before death
Diarrhoea kills six in Niger — Official
Boom time for businesses as World Cup fever grips Nigeria
Apple steps up encrytion to thwart police cracking of iPhones
Parents, your girls are ‘high’ on boyfriends! (ii)
If Obasanjo is arrested, who will cry?
Things to note when it comes to marital sex


Russia 2018: Ronaldo’s hat-trick Denies Spain Three Points
Emir of Ilorin, Abdullahi, Baraje Felicitate With Muslims
Tambuwal Cautions Youths against Thuggery
Niger Govt, PDP Call for Prayer
Ganduje Urges Muslims to Exhibit Lessons of Ramadan
Imam, Hausa Communities in A’Ibom Preach Peaceful Co-existence
Oluremi Tinubu Congratulates Constituents
Hitch-free Celebration in Borno, Yobe
NNPC/Shell Cup Announces Scholarship for Most Valuable Player
Emir of Ilorin, Abdullahi, Baraje Felicitate With Muslims
‘Determination Drives High Standards in Creativity’
Mike Nwachukwu: This is the Time for Old Owerri to be…
Russia 2018: Help Nigerians Heal Wounds of Division, Ekweremadu Charges Super…
Digital Switch Over and the Place of Children Broadcast Contents
Jumade Adejola: Though an Accountant, Economist, I’m Passionate about Fire Engineering
For Lawal, It’s Travel Made Easy With ‘FlyBoku’
Lexus Continues Record Sales Pace
Porsche 911 Speedster Concept: Open-top, Pure with Over 500 hp
Mercedes-Benz posts 63rd Consecutive Sales Record in May
Governor Ugwuanyi’s Day of Glory in Abuja
Who is Afraid of Umar Nasko?
Femi Otedola’s Daughter, DJ Cuppy, Soars Again!
Ex-Osun Gov, Oyinlola, Bereaved
Abayomi Bello’s Rising Profile
Women are Blessings, Not Distraction
What Causes Excessive Gassing- Fatulence?
NNPC/Shell Cup Announces Scholarship for Most Valuable Player
2018 World Cup: Tears, Regret for Lopetegui after Sack
Conoil Urges Super Eagles to Unite Nigerians
‘Rohr and the Super Eagles Deserve Our Support’
Super Eagles on the March Again, Start Campaign against Croatia
Unilag Favoured to Host Next Year’s NUGA Games

The Nation

Ramadan: I fasted against advice —Buhari
APC chairmanship: Why governors, party leaders are backing me –Oshiomhole
BUHARI: President on the threshold of history
Sultan tasks politicians on national peace, unity
It’s time for reflection, says Senator Tinubu
Fear, lamentations as Cross Rivers groans under the weight of cult killings
Kanu gets a dose of ‘Russian hospitality’
Pray for national peace, violence-free 2019 elections, says NLC
Killings: Yari hands off as Chief Security Officer
Ambode, Akeredolu, Aregbesola, Ganduje, others preach peace, tolerance at Sallah
Badagry presents N1.9bn budget
June 12: Activist extols President, advocates restructuring
Punch chair Aboderin laid to rest
APC convention: Enugu endorses Enukwu, Izunaso, Moghalu for 2nd term
Not President’s job to change Nigerians, says Kukah
Campus journalists fault suspension of UI’s Law student
Balogun undergoes late fitness test
Eagles can surprise Croatia, Argentina — Ekong
Dalung hails World Cup Festival group
Ronaldo nets hat-trick in thriller against Spain
Injury time own goal lifts Iran
Gimenez rescues Uruguay over Egypt
Nigeria won’t be easy, Vardy warns Croatia
Buhari is hero of Nigerian democracy – Group
Pray for national peace, violence free election, Organised labour tells Nigerians
Eniola Badmus premieres Ghetto Bred in style
Crystal Empire Records unveiled
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Mob kills alleged car snatcher in Anambra
Phone thief gets seven-year jail term
Helping new generations return to their roots
Dancing Parkinson’s disease away
From slums to affordable green homes
In Gabon, an app to boost academic performance
‘Nigerians have a lot to gain from efficient credit system’
FarePay wins Utility Payment Cards award
Transcorp appoints new ED
Nigeria’s agric export earnings N5b, says Ogbeh

The Sun

June 12: How IBB, Shonekan, Anenih betrayed Abiola –Ameh Ebute, Ex-Senate President
Croatia clash is Super Eagles World Cup final –Onazi
Nigeria vs Croatia: Ex-internationals, Nigerians optimistic
Ramadan: I’m now healthier to face national issues –Buhari
You’re a misnomer, Ohakim replies Okorocha
N30b scandal rocks NHIS
Ras Kimono unveiled
Aba: Soldiers, policemen in heavy shootout
Nigerians will beg Buhari for 3rd term –Emir of Daura
APC ‘ll collapse if nPDP pulls out –Waku
Gunmen abduct 2 children, butcher another in Ebonyi
Ramadan: I’m now healthier to face national issues –Buhari
Ekiti guber: Council of Obas demands credible process
■ Meets INEC, Police, others
N30b scandal rocks NHIS
•Board queries Agency’s boss, accuses him of also blowing N17m on a single trip • I
Govt’s policy inconsistency, bane of real property development
Mass housing: Chinese firms to invest $300m in Nigeria
Nigeria vs Croatia: Ex-internationals, Nigerians optimistic
Forget Messi, man marking will work wonders for Eagles – Taribo West
Olumo Rock
A natural monument that gave a city its name was once the inhabitants’ rock of salvation
EDITORIAL: Justice Mustapha Akanbi (1932—2018)
Buhari’s June 12 proclamation and vilification of Obasanjo
Reaping what you sow [2]
The pains of living with a destructive woman
Buhari flashed me, to attend Abiola’s inauguration
Time for federal mediation and conciliation centres
Dangers of eyeing and necking voters’ cards
Nigeria’s saddest week (My June 12, 1993 column)
Signs you and your partner are growing apart


I Rejected Advice Not To Fast – PMB
Abdulsami, Emir Sanusi, Etsu Nupe, Seek Prayers Over Nation’s Challenges
Why Govs, Party Leaders Are With Me – Oshiomhole
Those Who Do Not Believe In The APC Should Leave -Sen Abdullahi
Eid-el-Fitr: North East Coordinator Of Buhari Campaign Organisation, Dr. Kabir Felicitates With Muslim Brothers
Eagles Physically, Mentally Ready For Croatia – Rohr
Okorocha Berates APC Leadership
Ugandan Wins Africa Prize For Bloodless Malaria Test
Ronaldo’s Sensational Hat-trick Rescues Point For Portugal
I Wait On God For Everything – Hajiya Sifau
Obasanjo’s Unfounded Fear
Police Manhandle Journalists, Handicapped At T.B Joshua’s Birthday Bash
Employer’s N47m Lands Sales Girl In Trouble
Man, 42, On Trial For Using Sex Cream On Underage Girl
It’s An Aberration For Monarchs To Be Cultists – Oba Akanbi
Expectations As Emirates Prepare For 2018 Durbar Festivities
Natural Remedies For Removing Dark Spots
Ruffles Pleasure!
FarePay Wins Utility Payment Cards Award
Eid el-Fitr: Scarcity Of Tomatoes , Other Commodities Hit Lagos Markets
Mohamed Salah and the hope of 100 million Egyptians
Salah To Play Egypt’s Opener
Russia Thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 In World Cup Opener
Reekado Banks: Keeping Mavin Alive
I’m A Very Complicated Person – Ijeoma Grace-Agu
Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande Team Up For Sexy Duet ‘Bed’
EDITORIAL: Taming The Menace Of Oil Theft
Buhari, June 12 And Small Minds
SEC And The Gwarzo Scenario
Orchard Farm: Multimillion Naira Agricbusiness Venture
Fashion Is Everything To Me – Titi-Belo
Breast Cancer: Can Immune System Treatment Phase Out Chemotherapy?
Beyond Reducing Housing Deficit
3rd Mainland Bridge Death Plunge In The Shadow Of Misinformation


APC convention: I won’t be a dictator —Oshiomhole
Grass cutting scandal: I want EFCC to probe me —Former SGF, Babachir Lawal
Buhari will sign 2018 budget on Tuesday, minister says
Learn to concede defeat, Dankwambo tells politicians
Bloodbath as muslim communities fight over praying ground
Akarigbo sues for peace, religious tolerance
Ekiti 2018: I’ll spend 80% of security vote on small-scale businesses —AD gov candidate
Oyo NUJ marks Gastronomy Day
National Library to distribute books to expectant mothers
Herbal medicines are popular healthcare choice —UI don
Sallah: Pray for peaceful polls in 2019, Ambode urges
Angry mob beat car thief to death at funeral in Anambra
Eid-il-Fitr: Osun assembly congratulates Muslims, calls for prayer for Nigeria
Stakeholders brainstorm, as EnergyNet holds 20th AEF in Mauritius
CBN boosts retail forex market with $343.06m
‘40,000 youths unemployed over Bacita Sugar Company closure’
British Council to honour Soalez
2019 and the march to Agodi Government House

The Guardian

Ayomide Amosun Dabiri: Call her classic
Ramadan fast over, I am healthier to face challenges, says Buhari
Afrobeats takes centre stage at Midem 2018
NLC felicitates with muslims, asks for speedy approval of new minimum wage
Zamfara killings: I am not chief security officer, Yari
Pray for peaceful elections in 2019, Ambode urges Nigerians
NASS to Buhari: we pray you will continue to tolerate us as your ‘children’
Evans’ lawyer withdraws from his trial
Tambuwal counsels youths against violence
Fear grips Eagles fans, as injured Balogun misses training
Midfield is key to Eagles’ success in Russia, says Aghahowa
The World Cup begins
No hiding place for Croatia, Mikel boasts
Eagles should approach Croatia match like cup final, says Udom Emmanuel
Avoid complacency, Nwosu advises Eagles
Super Eagles and lowered expectations in Russia
Weekly political notes
Ladoja threatens to quit PDP
Rivers council polls hold today despite threats
I am still in governorship race, says Nwosu, Okorocha’s son-in-law
Changing Nigeria’s poor access to medicines through partnerships


Messi Set To Open Final World Cup Run Against Iceland
Okowa Holding Forth For Ibori Political Dynasty — Amori
The Nine Wire Pullers In Okowa Government
Tiwa Savage’s Song Banned Over Alcohol
Mikel: Croatia Will Provide Tough Test
CULTISTS Out With New Ways To Initiate Minors
APC And Oshiomhole’s Legerdemain
When One IVF Cycle Fails, Dust Yourself Off And Try Again
Until My Appointment, PMB Did Not Know My State Of Origin – Lucy Ajayi, Lagos Trade Fair Boss
KIMONO: Ace Music Producer, Lemmy Jackson, Kimono’s Angels Speak!
APC Convention And The Last Options Before The NPDP
Twist And Intrigues As Rivers Conducts LG Poll Today
Adekunbi Akin-Taylor’s Sixty ‘Random Musing’
Accolades For Ambassador Akinboboye
55 Hearty Cheers For Man In The Synagogue; How He Fed Multitude
Tunde, Wunmi Obe Postpones ‘Bella Night’ Celebration To Honour Late Wale Aboderin
Kingibe:The Man Who Ate His Cake And Kept It
I’ve suffered in politics, military – Buhari
JUNE 12: How S-West celebrated MKO Abiola
Mbazulike Amaechi accuses Igbo leaders of betraying IPOB, other pro-Biafra agitators
Return to PDP: Saraki, Kwankwaso, Goje, Tambuwal run into storm
Okowa holding forth for Ibori political dynasty — Amori
The nine wire pullers in Okowa government
APC and Oshiomhole’s legerdemain
APC Convention and the last options before the nPDP
When our governor travels the state comes to a standstill
Messi set to open final World Cup run against Iceland
Mikel: Croatia will provide tough test
Atlantic Hall Flag-off construction of Ultra-modern Sports Complex
Portugal vs Spain : How Ronaldo’s hits hat-trick helped Portugal snatched draw
World Cup 2018 standings – collated
Toxic effect of pornography on relationships
Police arraign man for maltreating his wife
KIMONO: Ace music producer, Lemmy Jackson, Kimono’s angels speak!
Adekunbi Akin-Taylor’s sixty ‘Random Musing’
Accolades for Ambassador Akinboboye
FRC encourages flexibility, economic performance in its new code of corporate governance 2018
Soldires, policemen exchange gunfire in Aba
When one IVF cycle fails, dust yourself off and try again

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