Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, 13 June, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

TRIBUNE

George Floyd death: Gen Mark Milley sorry for joining Trump walk to church

Mothers should breastfeed even if they have coronavirus, WHO says

June 12: NBA charges federal, state governments to respect rule of law

Nigeria to transmit, distribute 11,000mws by 2023 with Siemens agreement ‘ Buhari

Investors stake N669.2bn for N150bn FG sukuk

Obasanjo, in his book, recommended secession clause in the constitution ‘Prof. Akintoye

June 12: Things can’t continue this way, Clark tells Buhari

Military fails to release officers involved in Wadume’s case, says Malami

AfDB: External investigator will find something Adesina is not even accused of ‘Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi

Nigeria records 627 new COVID-19 cases, total now 15,181

Senatorial ambition: I will retire from politics in 2023’ Gov Masari

Blood pressure medications help even the frailest elderly people live longer

Risk of new lockdowns rises with fear of second COVID-19 wave

Ajasin’s daughter asks Akeredolu to stop using her father’s name for political gain, says she’s prepared for APC guber primary

We’ve deployed 5,000 Civil Defence Agro-Rangers to protect farms ‘ Buhari

Police shoot dead seven suspected robbers in Benue

BREAKING: Lagos discharges 90 patients after testing negative for coronavirus

June 12: Nothing to celebrate until Buhari leaves office ‘ Fayose

COVID-19: NANS threatens as Ogun Health Tech Institute denies reopening

PUNCH

How cultists looking for me gunned down OAU student in my presence Legacy, ex-OAU SUG president

Twenty-two-year-old policewoman killed in Kogi robbery had yet to collect her first salary Cousin and food vendor spared by masked gunman

Tinubus daughter denied any knowledge of fresh levies at Computer Village President, Coalition of Associations at the market

Favour was raped, left with spinal cord injury few days to her 17th birthday Bassey, aunt

Sometimes, I threatened to kill my daughters if they didnt sleep with me Man arrested for having sex with his children for seven years

Stormy clouds gather over Edo gov poll as APC bars Obaseki

NYSC has cleared Bayelsa deputy gov over alleged certificate forgery, INEC tells tribunal

Nigeria records 627 new COVID-19 cases, total now 15,181

Doctors find mobile charger in mans bladder during surgery

Favours case is the worst Ive seen in our four-year history Oke, Demi Care Project Coordinator

Insecurity in North appears to be worsening Campbell, ex-US envoy

June 12: There cant be genuine democracy under Buhari -Fayose

PDP, Afenifere, Ohanaeze fault Buharis Democracy Day speech

June 12: Punish IBB, others, Balarabe Musa tells Buhari

FGs Sukuk bond oversubscribed by N519.12bn

Edo gov poll: PDP opens door as Obaseki loses APC ticket

Failure to fix refineries, a strategy problem NNPC

Oil-producing states got N44tn in 18 years

COVID-19: Health workersll receive allowances, life insurance next week Minister

Oil production law amendment generates N320bn, says Senate

Taraba killings: Malamis decision to shield killer soldiers from trial shameful Slain policemans brother

Release my aides from detention, Aisha Buhari tells IG

Transport sector lost N200bn in three months Operators

Building permit: Lagos seals 34 Banana Island properties, targets more

Nollywood producer tackles NBC over amended broadcast code

Kaduna extends 24-hour curfew to more communities

COVID-19: Rivers NMA laments lack of PPEs as 22 doctors test positive

No true democracy in Nigeria yet, says NBA

Family seeks ex-President status for Abiola

Non-democrats took over Nigeria in 1999 Ojudu

June 12: Cynical people manipulating democracy for selfish gains, Soyinka warns

Banditry: FG deploys 5,000 agro-rangers to farms

Lockdown: Kano reopens football viewing centres

COVID-19: UK flights barred as Greece reopens for tourists

COVID-19: 102 Nigerians return from Egypt

COVID-19: FG to retain passports of travellers to Nigeria

Netflix partners Nigerian filmmaker, Mo Abudu, in major deal

Health worker dies of COVID-19 in Gombe

Court orders remand of journalist who criticised Lai Mohammed

THISDAY

Funke Adepoju: Why Lagos Regulates Usage of Underground Water

NBC Code: Amendments Unenforceable, Says Movie Producer

NPA to Save Nigeria Multi-million Dollars through Local Dry-docking

Aviation Agencies Kick against 25% Remittance to FG

IMO Commends NIMASA, Navy on Anti-piracy War

APM Terminals, NRC Restore Rail Service at Apapa Port

Now That WTO Has Accepted Okonjo-Iwealas Nomination

Executive Order 10 Will Deepen Democracy

Need to Review Foreign Airlines Multiple Entry Points

SUN

North’ll always determine who becomes Nigeria’s president ‘ Basheer Umar, APC chief

Why Oshiomhole wants Obaseki out as Edo gov -Gen. Ishola-Williams

June 12: Minister praises Buhari, Abiola

Edo guber: Obaseki weighs options, may settle for PDP

FG Sukuk attracts N669.124bn subscription

After 14 days isolation in Lagos: Osimhen faces fresh COVID-19 test

Northern groups reject June 12 as Democracy Day

COVID-19: FG rules out return of football activities

Buhari’s June 12 broadcast, a slap on democracy ‘PDP

Edo guber: Obaseki weighs options, may settle for PDP

Bauchi North: Group alleges poor representation, writes Senate President in move to recall Senator Bulkachuwa

APC members may revolt against Oshiomhole, NWC if party loses Edo, Ondo ‘ Senator Girei warns

Again, First Lady, Buhari’s aide on war path over arrest of her ADC

N7.9b: No kobo recovered from me, Okorocha counters EFCC

Beware, I’ve lost staff, relatives, friends to COVID-19, Buhari warns

Military pensioners seek Buhari’s intervention in payment of allowances

Balarabe Musa to Buhari: Bring those behind June 12 annulment to book

Democracy Day: Let’s refocus on Rebuilding for Renewal ‘ Ozigbo

102 Nigerians evacuated from Egypt

GUARDIAN

Trump says police chokeholds may sometimes be needed

How foreign firms break labour laws, maltreat Nigerian workers

Amidst COVID-19, Lagos schools reopen

June 12 second most significant national crisis after civil war, says Fayemi

Nigerian cyclists up against COVID-19 at World Bicycle Day

Ijaw coalition threatens legal action over marginal oil fields bid round

CAN seeks urgent intervention in security, education sectors

Anti-banditry operations: NAF commissions new helipad at Katari village

It’s wrong to shut doors against sports, ex-Eagles star, Adelabu, tells COVID-19 PTF

Indian Healer Who Kisses Hands To Cure Coronavirus Dies From The Disease

We’ll not appeal outcome of unjust APC screening exercise – Obaseki’s aide

APC panel disqualifies Obaseki, two others from primaries

Netflix, Mo Abudu Partner For Adaptation Of Soyinka And Shoneyin’s Books

VANGUARD

WHO expresses worry over COVID-19 impact on women, children

Police Command in Benue kill seven suspected armed robbers

WHO says mothers should breastfeed even if she has coronavirus

Abdulsalami at 78: He’s an asset to Nigeria, says Goodluck Jonathan

Release my aides, Aisha Buhari tells IGP Adamu

FG Sukuk records 446% oversubscription

Edo 2020: Oshiomhole’s lawlessness, ego will cost APC dearly, Iyoha warns

JUNE 12 shadow haunts Obaseki as Oshiomhole disqualifies Edo governor after screening

Democracy Day: Ogoni ‘ll sustain struggle till murdered Saro-Wiwa, others are exonerated

June 12: APC Ndigbo in Lagos demands compensation for Abiola’s family

COVID-19: We’re ready to support Bauchi State with PPEs, others ‘ Ayade

NBC board moves to review new broadcasting code

I warned, democracy will only return to Nigeria when Buhari leaves office’ ‘ Fayose

I won’t appeal outcome of unjust screening ‘ Obaseki

NATION

June 12: Family urges FG to recognise Abiola as ex-President

Stop reckless destruction of Niger Deltas resources

Covid-19: 22 doctors, 60 others test positive in Rivers

Italy detains 10 Nigerians accused of human trafficking

N73b Apapa-Oworonsoki Expressway project ready Nov

APC will suffer for Obasekis disqualification Odigie-Oyegun

22 doctors, 60 health workers test positive in Rivers

PDP: well readily admit Obaseki

Obaseki will be re-elected, factional Edo APC chair boasts

23-year-old arrested for defiling three-year-old girl

DAILY TIMES

I warned, democracy will only return to Nigeria when Buhari leaves office Fayose

APC Gov Primary: Ojezua calls for calm, says Obaseki will be reelected as governor

Godwin Obaseki is not eligible to participate in Edo governorship election APC

Edo 2020: Oshiomholes lawlessness, ego will cost APC direly, Iyoha warns

June 12: Let us use democracy to win the battle for national prosperity over poverty, Tinubu tells Nigerians

Coronavirus positive mothers can breastfeed babies-WHO

COVID-19: Rivers records 51 more cases, total now 454

COVID-19: Nigerias daily toll hits record high with 681 new cases

Adamawa poly student, 4 others arrested for armed robbery, kidnap, murder

N162.5bn proceeds of 3rd Sukuk to finance 44 critical road projects DMO

NCDC confirms 627 new cases of COVID-19

DAILY TRUST

China closes markets over fear of coronavirus resurgence in capital

June 12 meaningless as Democracy Day without imbibing its virtues ‘ Odumakin

Burundi court orders president-elect sworn in after leader’s death

Sales of school of nursing forms on internet fraudulent, FCTA warns

UK formally rejects Brexit extension, backtracks on borders

How Kaduna’s IGR rose from 11.7b to N44.9 b in 5 years

BUSINESSDAY

627 new cases of #COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria; total 15,181

In show of investor confidence, Nigeria’s third sukuk records 446% subscription

Doubble.Ng offers investors 100% investment income, safety

Covid-19: Experts advocate ollective approach to public affairs function

Gani Adams: June 12 election Nigeria’s most defining moment

We have not filed appeal against court judgment on Igo Aguma- APC

Obaseki Disqualification: APC heads to defeat in Edo Governorship polls

Why I approved implementation of Orosanye’s report ‘ Buhari

DAILY INDEPENDENT

EFCC Ibadan Zone Secures 151 Convictions, Recovers N250m In 1 year

Kebbi Awards N3bn School Rehabilitation Projects

Plateau Govt. Laments Diversion Of Attention From Measles To COVID-19

COVID-19: Health Workers Donate Medical Facilities To A/Ibom Isolation Center

Edo Guber: I Won’t Appeal My Disqualification ‘ Obaseki

June 12: No Democracy In Nigeria Yet, Fayose Alleges

Your Allegiance Is To Entire Okere-Urhobo Kingdom, Regent Tells Top Officials

COVID-19: Travel May Become Tagged Luxury Item ‘ Tourism Expert

PEOPLESDAILY

Ministry Environment donates 5m seedlings to NDA

George Floyd: Violence not part of our culture in Africa

COP26 postpone to 2021, Nigeria restates commitment

Defence headquarters: 603 repentant B’Haram members end rehab July

Senate passes N10.8trn revised budget for 2020, Lawan charges C’ttee on oversight

 

 

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