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News Headlines Jun 18, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jun 18, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch

INEC registering foreigners to vote in 2019 – Southern, M’Belt leaders
Makarfi declares presidential bid, battles Atiku for PDP ticket
Senators fault Babachir Lawal’s biased probe claim
It’s difficult to play as a lone striker –Ighalo
SARS operative threatened to drink my blood –HR manager
Police foil plan to kidnap customs deputy comptroller, family
Nigerian jailed in UK for killing autistic teenager
Drunk naval rating stabs woman to death
Pickpockets target policeman, arrested
One killed, 29 arrested in cult clashes
Lagos wants children’s rights prioritised
‘LASG workers to get gratuity three months after retirement’
APC convention: NWC meets to ratify delegates’ list on Tuesday
I’m not working for Tinubu – Osun gov aspirant
Ekiti used N35bn to service Fayemi’s loan, claims PDP chair
Experts raise awareness on ocean protection
LG poll: PDP wins 23 chairmanship seats in Rivers
I like Buhari because he fears no one —Archbishop
Eagles coach questions Croatia penalty as players lament…
France Vs Australia: Pogba stripped of score as Mourinho…
SARS operative threatened to drink my blood –HR manager
Police foil plan to kidnap customs deputy comptroller, family
Landlord slumps, dies after disagreement with tenant
Smugglers of illegally refined diesel land in navy net
We’re surprised our victim died, say one-chance robbers who hit passenger with hammer
Outrageous billing: Electricity consumers seek N’Assembly’s intervention
Power grid loses 1,087.6MW, eight stations shut
LASG screens 140 new waste collectors…distributes two million waste bags
Domestic airlines replacing expatriate pilots with Nigerians
Entrepreneurial governance for wealth, job creation
AfCFTA: Stakeholders seek safeguards against imports, dumping surge
Calling out-of-school boy ‘oloribu’ was a joke –Elamefa
I’ve settled with Terry G –AY.com
I’ve tried several times to settle 2face, Blackface conflict –Faze
We’ll use space tech to boost economy –FG
How to watch the World Cup online
EDITORIAL: Creating financially competitive states
Legality of posthumous award to MKO Abiola
Will yuan swap strengthen naira rate?


Makarfi Declares Intention to Run for President
Defending Champions Germany Lose 1-0 to Mexico
TCN: Power Supply Down to 1,087.6MW, Load Shedding Inevitable
Etebo Unfazed by Own Goal, Focused on Iceland Game
Fans Cheer Nigeria at the Super Eagles Dome in Lagos
Dalung Unveils Abuja World Cup Village, Challenges Eagles to Excel
Stubborn Swiss Denies Brazil Vital Win
Over 2000 IDPs in Northern Borno Return Home
Spain Welcomes Vessels with 630 Migrants

ReadyBargains Unveils Online Platform
Stakeholders Urged to Boost Agency Banking
NBCC Seal Deal to Boost Trade, Investment
NEM Boss Urges Greater Contribution of Insurance to Economic Growth
NCS, FOU Enhance Operational Modalities to End Smuggling
NPA Honours INTELS’ Commitment to Sports Development
Raising Children in an Increasingly Competitive World
Rohr: Eagles’ Fate Still in their Hands Despite the Defeat against Croatia
Great Things Come In Small Packages

The Nation

APC governors move to prevent convention crisis
$48b foreign reserves, forex interventions keep naira stable
Olubadan stops chiefs’ masqurade dance
’How we planned to bring Abiola out of jail’
How Buhari is changing Nigeria, by minister
Makarfi joins race for PDP 2019 presidential ticket
Echoes from The Nation Agric, food Summit
Electricity dips by 1,087mw due to gas rupture
Buhari deserves prayers, says Ondo lawmaker
Retired Osun senior public servants to improve civil service
NAFDAC urges Fed Govt to establish herbal medicine institute
Butchers: our relocation will cause crisis
Oyo govt allays butchers’ fear over abattoir relocation
Wike praises Awuse for his commitment to Rivers
Sanusi to Ganduje: convene security meeting to avert violence
Federer Returns to World No. 1
Brazil held to 1-1 by Switzerland in Group E opener
Disappointed Low says Germany “Will Reach Final”
No need to brood about losing to Croatia – Balogun
Mexico stun champions Germany 1-0
World Cup: Nigeria can still qualify from group stage — Oparaku
Russia 2018: Okocha blames loss to Croatia on lack of creativity
Motley crowd of aspirants jostle for Ogun 2019
2019: ‘PDP will not choose its candidate on sentiment’
Mimiko’s return rekindles our hope, confidence – LP National Chairman
Colleagues eulogise late filmmaker, Bambino Anachina
COSON mourns as Moses Ochie of Fellyx N’ Mozzyx fame bows out
Fans jubilate as Wizkid struts the runway
Lagos workers to get gratuity three months after retirement
Confusion trails sacked 300 street sweepers’ supervisors
LASTMA refers 10 motorists for psychiatric test over misconducts
Police foil kidnapping of Customs Deputy Comptroller, family
Super Eagles now have Kilimanjaro to climb after losing to Croatia
In France, harnessing the (renewable) energy of citizens
Tecno Mobile unveils Spark 2 with Google Android
NSITF creates special fund for compensation
Hyundai hands over 530 vehicles to World Cup
Investors earn N94b gain on N18.46b trades
The Sun

Contempt: Court jails Uwazuruike one month
Boko Haram: 2000 IDPs return to Guzamala for Eid-el-Fitr – Army
Curbing insecurity vital to Buhari’s re-election – Izuogu
Ekiti guber: Fayemi’s debt responsible for salary arrears, PDP alleges
APC Convention: Idde to challenge Al-Makura’s anointed candidate for N’ Central chair slot
2019: The debates, treaties on election-induced violence
Germany vs Mexico: Hirving Lozano strike stuns World Cup holders in Group F opener
Costa Rica vs. Serbia 2018 World Cup: Kolarov’s free kick all Serbia needs for 1-0 victory
Fall from grace: French falter thanks to ref
NAFDAC urges FG to establish institute for herbal medicine
2019: Obtain your PVCs now, Gov. Ahmed tells residents
4 dead, 25 injured in 24 hrs in Ogun road mishaps
JUST IN: Musician Moses Ochei of Fellyx & Mozzyx is dead
Nigeria to transform to major driver of global growth – Lai Mohammed
Naomi Campbell, 48, looks flawless in plunging patterned dress
Happy Father’s Day Wishes: Quotes, Images, Greetings, Messages
Daily Trust

Russia 2018: Neymar fails to shine as Switzerland hold Brazil

Roger Federer beats Raonic to win Mercedes Cup
Russia 2018: Mexico stun World Cup champions Germany in huge upset
Army chief begs donor agencies to help IDPs resettle
2000 IDPs celebrate Sallah at home after 6 years
Search for Titanic was cover to find 2 Cold War submarines
Footballer blames Eagles loss on wrong positions
South Korea players wear wrong jersey numbers to confuse opponents
Police arrest multiple murder suspect in Enugu
SERAP sues Fashola over power spending
How rainstorm wreaks havoc in Bauchi
Balarabe Alkassim, Bauchi
People will praise Buhari after his term in office – Archbishop
Makarfi: I’ll vie for PDP presidential ticket
Reasons Buhari declared June 12 democracy day
PDP now behaving like APC while in opposition — Oyekanmi
PDP urges Buhari to declare source of campaign funds
Sultan to FG: End killings in Zamfara, Birnin Gwari, others
Navy seizes N250m illegally refined diesel, arrests 8
Scores killed in Borno attacks
NMA hails A/Court ruling on med-lab dept
Dogara condoles Bauchi windstorm victims
No date for termination of amnesty programme – Dokubo
FG drums support for Eagles
Imasuen writes off Eagles World Cup credentials
TCN blames blackouts on ruptured gas lines
Ticket sales figures from NCAA not adding up, says Ojikutu
FG vs MTN: Malami has done it again
The power of ‘Sorry’
Whither new executive prisoners
Trump-Kim summit creates new anxieties for Asian allies
‘Don’t go to Russia’, U.S. warns citizens
Editorial: On suspending anti-open grazing laws

The Guardian

 Fresh controversy trails N400b shortfall in aviation revenue
Sanusi warns politicians on tension over 2019 elections
Rohr still hopeful of qualification despite Eagles’ loss to Croatia
NUJ gives Imo lawmaker ultimatum, wants compensation for slapping journalist
Moro preaches love, unity for development
Delta monarch, Chukwuka Okonjo turns 90
Masari raises the alarm over kidnappings in Katsina State
UNN Lagos alumni executives visit Utomi
 Mixed reactions over Eagles’ loss to Croatia
Eagles plan Iheanacho, Musa attack against Iceland
Fans root for Nigeria at Super Eagles Dome Lagos
Modric can’t wait to meet Argentina
Eagles’ underestimation of Croatia cause of defeat, says Chukwu
Maradona unhappy with Sampaoli over stalemate with Iceland
 Our hope not hinged on Obasanjo, says ADC
PDP says servicing Fayemi’s debts has cost Ekiti N35.34b
We won’t waste state’s scarce resources on fanciful projects, says Tambuwal
APC faults Ukwa Ngwa for banning kinsmen from contesting against Ikpeazu
 Just eight weeks of stress damages man’s fertility
Cannabis oil cures stomach cancer
Blood test predicts pregnant women’s risk of premature birth 
Ingesting honey, lemon juice after swallowing button battery reduces injury


Police Nab Suspected Killer Of Enugu Monarch
NDDC Not Competing With A-Ibom —Ekere
Ibadan Chieftaincy Row: Olubadan Cancels Masquerade Dance In New Kings’ Compounds
Kudirat Abiola: Brave Warrior & Golden Wife With Golden Words Of Wisdom
Alake Laments Decline In Reading Culture Among Youth
AWCON 2018: Ebi Dreams Title In Ghana
Bwari Crisis: Again, FCTA Imposes Indefinite Curfew On Bwari Town
Wike Lauds Awuse’s Commitment To Rivers State
The Old Man And The Medal: Kill Them And Honour Them
Delta 2019: Separating Facts From Fiction
Ilaje Communities Accuses Ondo Govt Of Marginalisation, Injustice
We’ll Beat Iceland, Argentina To Qualify — Rohr
Osun Gov Poll: Buhari, Tinubu Not Working For My Ambition —PDP Aspirant
The Nature And Function Of African Traditional Sculpture
FG Disburses Loans To 4,000 GEEP MarketMoni Beneficiaries In Edo
DPR Moves To Ensure SOP In Petroleum Depots
2019: Battle For Soul Of Imo APC Intensifies
Killings : Benue, Taraba, Ekiti, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others take on DHQ
Breaking: Man kills mother over love affair with her sister
How 6 female bombers killed 32 in Borno

Nigeria vs Croatia : Our players played in the wrong positions – Okocha
2019: Battle for soul of Imo APC intensifies
Osun gov poll: KOWA raises concern over youths possession of arms
Nwodo describes Ugwuanyi ‘best performing gov in Nigeria’
Fayemi’s indebtedness cost Ekiti N35.34bn – Oguntuase
We’ll beat Iceland, Argentina to qualify — Rohr
Asaba 2018 AAC: Egwero on self motivation drive to beat Ivorians
Croatian fans out-number Nigeria supporters
Brazil vs Switzerland : Neymar looked bright but … match ends in draw
In Iraq, Angelina Jolie calls for focus on conflict prevention
Nigeria entertainment industry about to witness a major boost
Jay Z , Beyoncé release joint album on Tidal
Mother, baby stranded in LUTH over N306,200 bill

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