Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, June 17, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigerians to pay more for commodities over import duty hike

Buhari’s wasteful inaugurations and empty Democracy Day speech

We created 18,203 jobs in 2018′ MAN

Lagos to get special courts to try traffic offenders

Neconde Energy refinances $640m facility with consortium of 7 banks

FG partnering states to tackle insecurity in North East- Presidency

CBN’s life support to FG rises 780% to N8.12trn in 4yrs

US/China tension could cast a pall on 2019 budget

Need for regulatory oversight advocated, as IoD inducts new members



Osun governorship poll: Supreme Court hears Adeleke, PDPs appeal today

Health sector needs increased budget, group tells FG

Gombe residents to get prepaid meters from July 5

NSIA grows assets under management to N617bn

Discos debt to transmission company hits N231bn

Instant bank transfers rise to N41.48tn in five months

Nigeria needs law to reduce air pollution Aminu-Kano

Cocoa farmers beg govt to construct roads in rural areas

Expert decries power firms default on bank loans

Environmental pollution: Group seeks transition from firewood to gas

Chinese goods top Nigerias import list at 26.4%

FG urged to drive growth with tech

Investors lose N169bn as earnings season draws near

ICC Nigeria, Gates Foundation task FG on food security

CIBN, others to brainstorm on Nigerias infrastructure devt

Lagos pays 297 retirees N821.56m

WILAT condemns indiscriminate disposal of plastic waste

LAPO promises to reduce poverty among women

NYSC ll communicate to corps members on N30,000 allowance DG

Public secondary schools turned into hideouts by hoodlums as facilities rot

Suspected herdsmen attack commercial bus, abduct three women in Enugu

Boko Haram attacks troops in Borno, Buratai heads for UK

Why we suspended school feeding programme in some states FG

NCDC conducts risk assessment on Ebola

One in three Nigerians lacks access to drinking water UNICEF

Fathers Day: Atiku pays tribute to security operatives, prays against poverty

Panic over gunshots in Maiduguri

Nigeria ranks 148th on Global Peace Index

Mine blast kills four police in Cameroon



Future Eagles Finish Third, Back in Nigeria Tuesday

NFF Sets Record Straight over AFCON 2019 Budget

DMO Lists Eurobonds on FMDQ, Nigerian Stock Exchange

Africans Tasked on Cloud Marketing

NERC Grants Green Energy 40MW Power Generation Licence

Provide Security for Our Members in Volatile Areas, AGN Urges Military

Ex-Governor Chime’s Wife, Clara, Finds Her Voice Again

Yoruba Elders Ask IG to Curb Police Brutality

Ugwuanyi Settles Oruku, Umuode Dispute

Ekiti University Queries Lecturer for Sex Scandal Allegation

Nigerians Are Tired of Poverty, Group Tells Buhari

Armed Bandits Only Kill 12 in Shiroro, Says Niger Govt



Imo guber:Anyanwu loses at Appeal Court

June 12 shouldn’t be our democracy day -Adeniran

Nigeria fraudulently structured to fail -Okechukwu

Imo:Okorocha must account for his stewardship -Emeana

Buhari’s second term must be all-inclusive -Obi

PDP, APC fight over EU report on 2019 elections

INEC unveils plans on party registration, pre-election suits, others

Atiku vs Buhari: I’ve confidence in God, says ex-VP

Anger, frustration over failed power privatisation: Consumers vent spleen on vendors, demand new deal

Doing business in Nigeria’s hell, Olowofoyeku, GMD, Ascon Oil Group

Farmers’ cooperative gets N330m CBN loan for 2019 farming season

No reason for fruit juice importation ‘Experts

SON collaborates with army to make vehicle assembly viable

Manufacturers groan under epileptic power supply

70% import duty: How over aged, accidented vehicles limit Customs revenue target

Gunmen kill 34 in Zamfara

Kano government supports Army with N318m

Navy hands over seized frozen food to Customs

Monarch advocates secondary education as requisite for marriage by Nigerian girl-child

We’ll resist attempt to annex Jos, says Anaguta community

Is South-East still part of Nigeria

The fears over implementation of 2019 budget



How Nigeria, others generated $67b insurance premium

Suspected traffic robber swallows woman’s gold wedding ring in Oshodi

Future Eagles win bronze, return to Nigeria tomorrow

Sporadic gunshots cause skirmishes in Maiduguri

Mine blast kills 4 police in Cameroon

Nigeria must learn from Rwandan genocide experience, says Gambari

New poll shows Trump trailing Biden and four other Democrats

Gunmen on motorcycles kill 34 villagers in Niger: police


We’ll bring an end to banditry, insecurity in Zamfara ‘ SSG

Guber election: Kogi East elders reject Wada, Idris, prunes aspirants to six

Soldier, 2 civil defence operatives feared dead as oil thieves, Army clash in Ogoni

FG loans N11bn to auto firms to boost local vehicle production

Many feared dead as herdsmen attack Jalingo

Truck Accident : NPA clears right of way at Tin Can Island Port

Why we got into trouble in 2019 elections ‘ Army

EU report confirms Presidential election was rigged ‘ PDP

INEC server: Atiku disowns statement on alleged plan to stage street protest

INEC proposes constitutional amendment to limit number of ‘commercial’ Parties

JUNE 12: I suspected Abacha wanted to become President ‘ Humphrey Nwosu

Nigeria is world’s 16th least peaceful country ‘ Report

Cost of funds to decline further as N123bn, FAAC hit interbank market

Q1’19: Banks’ assets rise by 7.5% to N38.4trn

Ekiti State University closed as students protest

Guard your certificates well, we’ll not issue twice- WAEC

Nigerian parents terrified to send children to school over insecurity ‘ UNICEF

Our farms gone, we are homeless! Agony of Katsina banditry survivors

Chilling Human Trafficking Tales: How organ hunters harvest, sell hearts, human eggs

I am prepared to waive my immunity ‘ Gov Seyi Makinde

I did not steal from any pond, 12-yr-old whose hand was cut off cries out

EU report vindicates APC ‘ DG VON

ISWAP: It’s time to rise against Islamic State terrorists tormenting Nigerians, others ‘ SHAC

2019 Elections: How political parties created logistic challenges ‘ INEC

CAN election: l won’t betray your trust if elected President- Aspirant



Insurgency: African Diplomatic Group Pledges Support For Nigeria

Banditry: 12, Not 70 Killed, Niger Govt Insists

AbdulRazaq Hails Buhari For June 12 Democracy Day Recognition

Kaduna Electric To Create Indirect Jobs Through Franchising

Rivers: ADP Guber Candidate Expresses Concern Over Insecurity, Flooding

2019 Polls: There Were Attempts To Compromise Nigerian Army ‘ GOC

Atiku Denies Protest Plans Over INEC Server

Police Confirm Bandits Killed 34 Zamfara Residents

NCC To Inaugurate Emergency Communications Centres Nationwide

CBN Opens N200bn Export Facility For Cash Crops’ Farmers

AEDC Distribute Over 50,000 Prepaid Meters In Nasarawa

FG Constructed 1200km Of Roads In 3 Years

Banks Employ More Contract Staff To Save Cost

Corruption: Benjamin Netanyahu’s Wife Sara Admits Misusing Public Funds

Father’s Day: Gov Okowa Urges Parents To Build Better Homes

Guard Your Certificates Well, We’ll Not Issue Twice ‘ WAEC

NSCDC Trains 150 Personnel On Mines, Explosive Demobilisation Techniques

ABU Scientist Develops Pod Resistant Cowpea Variety, To Save Country N16.2bn Annually



North-West killings: Buhari, states to streamline security ‘ Presidency

Fulani herdsmen attacks: Yoruba nation no longer comfortable with brutalisation, Buhari should act now ‘ Gani Adams

Israel PM’s wife, Sara Netanyahu, convicted of misusing public funds

NASS new leadership: Nigerians will be ultimate beneficiaries ‘ Chief Whip, Lagos Assembly

Save us from starvation, untimely death, 37 sacked College teachers beg Sanwo-Olu

We will not re-issue certificates, guard it well’ WAEC

Sporadic gunshots cause skirmishes in Maiduguri

EU report confirms presidential poll was rigged for Buhari ‘ PDP



WAEC: we wont re-issue certificates

Council opens Senator Tinubu Primary Health centre

Kwara to ensure participatory budgeting

Nigeria will regain lost glory in cocoa production

ILO: 55 per cent of world population not covered by social security

Dont lobby for postings, NIS boss warns officers

Leadership failure Nigerias biggest problem, says Obi

Illegal immigrants risk deportation over residence permits

Atiku: Ive no plan to protest over INEC server

EU report sparks fresh APC, PDP spat over INECs server

Edo Assembly: Four years, four Speakers

Southwest APC urges Lawan, Gbajabiamila to perform

431 debtors owe AMCON between N1b and N10b

NSE places 34 companies under caveat

NUPENG laments indecent jobs in oil sector

Donors pledge $17m to Africa Solidarity Trust Fund

Focus on girl-child education, UNICEF tells Bauchi

Sporadic gunshots cause skirmishes in Maiduguri

2019: Kogi APC members bicker over mode of primary

Soldier, two NSCDC personnel killed in Ogoni by cultists, illegal oil bunkerers

55 percent of humanity not covered by social security, says ILO



APC leaders sacrificed us for Buhari’s 25% votes ‘ S’East candidates

PDP’s statement on June 12, a cacophony of lies ‘ BMO

APC Youth Parliament voices confidence on Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Ganduje abandons education while dismantling Kano’s 1,000-yr heritage

20 percent of teachers in Bauchi payroll are ghost workers ‘ Gov. Muhammed

Day of African Child: Youths demand 50% education budget for basic level

Lawmakers urged to bar girls from marriage till after secondary school

Kwara Poly staff, students kick against appointment of Rector, Registrar

Buhari to spend N208b on infrastructure in universities

Poverty reduction: NGO empowers 40 women, youth in FCT, Nasarawa

Police beef-up security at worship centers in Lagos

Decriminalization of petty offences will curb prison congestion

Power outage hits Argentina, Brazil, other Latin American countries

Nigeria, Germany in joint move for disease surveillance

Borno requires additional 4,000 health personnel

How the Internet may be changing the brain

Sleeping with artificial light at night associated with weight gain in women ‘ Study

Why CBN is leading onslaught against smugglers of rice, other imports

Kaduna Electric to create jobs through franchising

In Bauchi, PDP, PRP, NNPP eye five APC Senate, Reps seats

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