Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria’s food insecurity fears heightened as population grows faster than production

Start-ups prove Nigeria’s health issues have digital solutions

Low consumer credit adoption points to problem of KYC

Attention shifts to executive-legislature relationship

The journey to June 12 as Democracy Day

Emerging market stocks rebound after U.S halts tariff plan on Mexico

Nigeria lags Kenya, Ghana, others in mobile banking



Weak investor sentiment drags stock market lower

CIS considering integrity test for stockbrokers

Union Bank shareholders okay N54.4bn share premium reduction

Quit secret societies, Oluwo tells Yoruba monarchs

Nigeria moving towards disaster under Buhari, says Obasanjo

Sell Ajaokuta steel company, MAN, others tell FG

Afe Babalola wants presidents, governors inaugurated on June 12

NEPC to process exporters certificate within 24 hours

Afe Babalola wants presidents, governors inaugurated on June 12

31-year-old Zamfara lawmaker emerges Speaker, more states inaugurate assemblies

Italy set to invest in Nigerias transportation sector

Nigeriall continue to experience sluggish recovery – Fitch

NIRSAL secures fresh N4.5bn from three banks for farmers

FG committed to cybercrime Act amendment Ministry

NCAA issues licence to new aircraft maintenance organisation

Wike faults Buharis refusal to sign Electoral Act

Its bad for anyone to brand June 12 struggle Yoruba project Soyinka

LG funds: Governors fail again to stop NFIU guidelines implementation

Gbaja: Advocate of restructuring, prohibition of estimated billing

Nigeria worse off than in 1993 MKO Abiolas son

June 12 heroes should never be forgotten Lagos Speaker

FG orders varsities to exempt disabled candidates from post-UTME

Tribunal hears Atikus motion to access INECs server Thursday

Put Nigeria above personal interests, Sanwo-Olu tells Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Agric scheme: Commercial farmersll repay N267bn loans, says CBN

Poverty shows June 12 hasn’t been achieved, says Bolaji Akinyemi

Yoruba, Hausa youths clash in Osun

Alleged N650m fraud: EFCC wants Akinjides case returned to Justice Hassan

Alleged N179bn fraud: Judges absence stalls Akingbolas trial

Food security: FG to embark on soil analysis

FG threatens corrupt lawyers, bankers, brokers with sanction

Ogun Customs intercept 7,030 bags of smuggled rice, others

You can always count on my support, Dogara tells Gbajabiamila, Lawan

Ninth Assembly: Our victory is defeat of PDPs impunity -APC

INEC finally presents certificate of return to Okorocha

Police arrest one as herdsmen attempt to kidnap Ondo monarch

Speakership: Uproar as Reps take snapshots of ballot papers

133m bees escape as truck overturns in US

Women who give birth before 18 likely to be poor for life Population Council

Presidential panel refers Senator Nwaoboshi to Justice Ministry for prosecution

US charges against Assange to be unveiled on Friday



LCCI Calls for Proactive Measures to Hedge Economic Headwinds

CEOs Harp on Digital Reinvention for Business Transformation

Opera Mini saved users 100 million USD data last year New report

Obasanjo Condemns Imbalance in Nigeria’s Governance Structure

JAMB Sets 160 as Cut-off Mark for University Admission

Court Wants EFCC to Re-arraign Fayose on June 28

Police Arrest One as Ondo Monarch Escapes Abduction by Herdsmen

Court Refuses to Stop NFIU from Implementing Guidelines on LG Funds



PDP backs APC candidate for Sokoto Assembly speaker

AFCON 2019: Eagles squad worth N78bn

Wike blames 2019 elections’ challenges on Buhari’s unsigned Electoral Act

I’m going to Senate in national interest ‘ Okorocha

NASS: Okowa congratulates Lawan, Omo-Agege, Gbajabiamila, Wase

LCCI canvasses 9% interest rate for real sector

Air Peace faults AIB’s report on failure to disclose incidents

NIRSAL secures N4.5bn facility for smallholder farmers

NPA approves 10% tariff slash for vessels calling at Eastern ports

AFCFTA to constitute world’s largest free trade area ‘Adesina

15 police men arrested for extortion in Abia -CP

Boko Haram: Soldiers kill 1 terrorist, rescue 2 women, 6 children in Borno

Court joins DSS as respondent insuit seeking release ofdetained hotelier

Balkanisation of the Caliphate: Political vendetta carried too far (2)



Nigeria, others lose $1tr yearly to untidy firms’ ownership

We must not take Nigeria’s democracy for granted, says Tinubu

Senate president election was free, fair- Ndume

Another court stops INEC from issuing Okorocha certificate of return

Buhari says Africa has lost over $1trillion to corruption



Robber raped me with poly bag as condom, teacher tells court

Buhari vows tougher anti-graft measures in 2nd term

Man attempts to snatch baby from mother’s back in Ekiti

June 12: Next Level ‘ll restore peace, justice, prosperity to Nigeria ‘ ‘ Buhari

Ohanaeze lauds June 12 commemoration as Democracy Day

Wike blames 2019 election challenges on Buhari’s failure to sign amended electoral act

I insist on unconditional return of looted assets ‘ Buhari

NIMASA deploying technology, partnership to protect marine environment

Okorocha wins, gets certificate of return as Senator-elect

Troops rescue women, children in ambush attack against terrorists in Borno

Senate president election was free, fair- Ndume

NASS LEADERSHIP: Okowa congratulates Lawan, Omo-Agege, Gbajabiamila, Wase



Judge Decries Unnecessary Case Adjournments

Yoruba Group Warns Against Making June 12 Regional Affair

2 Suspected Cultists Beheaded, 3 Others Killed In Bayelsa

APC Gets Speaker, PDP Deputy In Sokoto

Anxiety As Wike’s Ultimatum On Abducted Foreigners Expires

Military Brokers Peace In Tiv/Jukun Crisis

Oluwo Urges Yoruba Monarchs To Strengthen Traditional Institutions

Pension Fund Rises By N29bn In Q1 2019

Bad Road Cripples Economic Activities, Customs Revenue At Seme

Air Peace Faults AIB On Mandatory Occurrence Report

Femi Gbajabiamila, Ahmed Idris Emerges Speaker, Deputy

Transaction On NSE Maintains Losing Streak, Loses N98bn

Obaseki Approves Release Of 8 Convicts On Death Roll

APC Celebrates Emergence Of Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Kidnapped Expariates: Uneasy Calm As Wike’s 72-Hour Ultimatum Expires

Corruption: FG To Pursue Unconditional Return Of Looted Funds Abroad



Atiku, PDP seek tribunals permission to inspect INECs server

Anti-corruption war: Buhari lists eight priorities, unfolds new strategies soon

9th NASS: Our victory, a triumph of democracy, party politics -APC

Why June 12 is important, significant, by Tinubu

Oyo govt. cancels mid term break for public schools

Lawan, Gbajabiamila: Triumph of party supremacy

PDP congratulates new N/Assembly leadership

Todays election has turned the page on 8th Senate Omo-Agege

NASS leadership election: Its time to work together, says Gbajabiamila

NASS Leadership Contest: Deviants will pay for their sins -Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole: no more excuses for non-performance

I will shake the table a little bit, says Gbajabiamila

LG Funds: Court rejects Governors Forums move to block implementation of NFIU Guidelines

Buhari congratulates new principal officers of Ninth NASS

Ikpeazu releases N6bn for road projects

Senate president election was free, fair, says Ndume

20 injured in Niger bandit attack

Breaking: Finally, INEC issues Okorocha Certificate of Return



APC produces speaker in PDP-led Sokoto

June 12 bill: Lawyers disagree on new Democracy Day

34-yr-old Danladi emerges Kwara speaker

INEC vows to appeal judgment on issuance of certificate of return to Rochas Okorocha

Vote buying: Jega advocates tougher legislation

INEC finally issues Okorocha certificate of return, says judgement may set bad precedent

Buhari vows to sanction lawyers, bankers facilitating corrupt practices

June 12: Lagos Speaker lauds Buhari`s political will on Democracy Day

Why Nigeria should sign AfCFTA agreement ‘ AfDB

NCAA certifies local firm for aircraft maintenance

More competition on Uyo route as Ibom Air debuts

FG to host 2nd MSMEs awards, provide more shared facilities

How 8000 Adamawa, Kebbi households benefitted from ’11m Oxfam project

LCCI calls for concessionary tax rate for SMEs

Why Nigeria should sign AfCFTA agreement ‘ AfDB

9th House of Reps: Ahmed Idris Wase emerges Deputy Speaker unopposed

20 years of Democracy: Executive exceeding its powers since 1999 ‘ Jega

Nigeria Air Project: We are ready to offer support, says Ethiopian Airlines

APC celebrates emergence of Lawan, Gbajabiamila

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