Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, June 28, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigeria: Stuck at cross roads of GMO for industrial growth, food security

Social media use: FG gives institutions 14 days to comply

Lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty: Health is wealth: ‘Minor ailments’ reduce productivity

The gruesome narrative of Asatta Henriatta Allwell-Brown, a survivor of the Liberian civil war

Low, middle-income countries lag in digital payment to government ‘ World Bank/IMF

Apapa: What becomes of money-spinning port city post Dangote refinery

Exploring African genomic potential will deepen quality of medical research

Trouble brews over OML 25 as Kula leaders take ‘final’ position

DMO records over 60% subscription on its N100bn bond auction for June

Nigeria dithers on ranching as Namibia starts beef export to China

Cabinet appointment: Governors, groups pile pressure on Buhari

Lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty: A problem of two halves: poverty and inequality



IPAC claims six, not 60 parties, back INEC on presidential election

YCE suspends secretary-general as crisis deepens

Buhari, ECOWAS condemn coup attempt in Ethiopia

Kingmakers case against Ganduje adjourned

Sign Africa trade agreement, panel tells Buhari

Police raid criminal hideouts in Anambra, arrest 53 cultists

NDLEA nabs 412 suspects in Akwa Ibom

Bandits, kidnappers killed 310 Nigerians in May, says report

Obasanjo, NUT, ASUU lament rising number of out-of-school children

Lai Mohammed to appear in court over NBC N2.5bn fraud case

Boko Haram attacked Yobe base in seven gun trucks – Army

We invested $1bn in Nigeria in six years, says NBC

Police fault arms-stockpiling allegation against Amosun

Its an offence to disclose subscribers data NCC

Whoever begins war will not be the one to end it, Iran warns Trump

Buhari inaugurates RMAFC board, tells members to block leakages

We cannot afford to rush into Africa free trade agreement Buhari

Some people plotting smear campaign against me Amaechi

AFCON: Algeria beat Manes Senegal, qualify for round of 16

Alaafin, Adams, Adebanjo, Odumakin decry herdsmen attacks in Yorubaland

Alleged N6.2bn fraud: Jang objects to attempt to tender personal bank statements

FG writes British parliamentary group, denies persecution of Christians

Human trafficking: 20,000 girls from Edo, Delta are prostitutes in Mali NAPTIP

Extradition: Judge threatens to withdraw from Kashamus suit

Economy, military assistance highlighted as Osinbajo, Pence meet

Strike: Community leaders beg for NYSC doctors in Anambra

PANDEF rejects planned land annexation for Ruga settlement

ITC, NEPC initiative boosts women trade by $4m

Nigerian cashew rated fifth globally NCAN

2019 polls: INEC has been degraded under Yakubu PDP

Police arrest 18 for allegedly brainwashing, selling children

Alleged kidnap: Counsel seeks to call Falana as witness in Evans trial

Womens World Cup: Bring in male referees to help female officials, says former striker Smith

FAAC allocates N679.69bn to FG, States, LGs

Court remands man for allegedly beheading wife



EEDC Expresses Concern over TCNs Handling of Security

Uber to Launch Boat Taxi in Lagos

Med-View Eyes Diversification to Boost Returns to Stakeholders

Discos: With N36trn Investment, Stable Power Supply Possible in 20 Years

Bala-Usman: Nigeria Forging Ahead to Bridge Gap in Gender Inequality

Aviation Politics Hurting Nigerian Airlines International Operations, Says Onyema

Bello: National Fleet Will Boost Shipping Contribution to GDP

Constant Electricity in Nigeria, a Mirage for Now

Oshiomhole:WhenVa Godfather Becomes Opposition Leader

Osun Guber Election Petition Questions the Fate of Democracy

Nigerias Next Opponent Hit By Home Tragedy

Amaechi Raises the Alarm over Plot to Smear Him

Awo’s Daughter Angry with S’West Govs for Shunning Book Launch in Honour of Her Father

Fayose: Nigerians Now Conquered by Kidnappings, Herdsmen Menace

SEC to Commence Capacity Building for Stakeholders on Commodities Exchange

Buhari: FG to Begin Payment of New Minimum Wage Soon

Money Laundering: EFCC Asks Banks to Reject Payment Instruction from NDDC

PDP Berates INEC Chairman over Alleged False Claims

Jonathan: Why Govs Fight their Political Godfathers

Gunmen Kill One, Kidnap Bank Manager in Yola

We Secured Approvals before Medical Evacuation on Benin- Ore Highway

Confusion as Youths Arrest ‘Armed Kidnappers’ at Niger Market

Lai Mohammed to Appear in Court over Alleged N2.5bn Fraud, Says ICPC

SEC to Commence Capacity Building for Stakeholders on Commodities Exchange

FG, States, LGs Share N679.699 May Allocation

Presidential Committee Recommends Signing of ACFTA by Nigeria



Govt should give us constitutional role to help fight insecurity ‘ Mbamalu

Women should be part of government, decision making ‘ Alabi

Insecurity: OPC will not allow Yoruba land become den of criminals ‘ Osibote

APC govs storm Kogi for Bello’s re-election

Bayelsa guber: Jonathan, Dickson move to resolve PDP internal conflict

NCAA warns pilots against flying during rainy days

NASS elections: Group accuses APC of hatred for Igbo

INTELS graduates 80 women under community empowerment scheme

Plateau guber: I was qualified to contest, Lalong tells tribunal

Alleged account manipulation: FIRS indicts bank in N25bn damages suit

FAAC: FG, states, LGAs share N679.699bn May allocation

Borno: IDPs protest food shortage, demand to return home

We won’t allow anyone suffer discrimination in Kebbi ‘ Bagudu

Taraba benefits from N23bn USAID intervention

Niger gets first female chief press secretary

Wike pledges to pay UTME form fees for indigenes, others

Obaseki restates commitment to training, resettling victims of human trafficking



Rising traffic robberies worsen Lagosians nightmare

Non-release of lawmakers’ allowances may stall National Assembly’s resumption

It’s too early to start talking about winning AFCON, says Omeruo

Show more commitment in tackling unemployment, cleric tells Buhari

Porous borders, unending smuggling threaten local rice production

Frank chides Buhari over non-implementation of minimum wage

Patients’ lives at risk as LUTH doctors, management trade words over indefinite strike

PANDEF rejects settlements for herdsmen in Niger Delta

Fracas as Imo officials storm Okorocha’s daughter’s mall

FG commends Huawei on ICT training for 1000 civil servants

NDLEA arrests 105 drug dealers in Bayelsa in 6 months

Buhari swears in RMAC chairman, commission members


Boko Haram has no link with administration’s policy ‘ Buhari

Insecurity: Delta monarchs decry rising killing, kidnapping

Minimum wage: Implementation’ll commence soon, Buhari tells workers

Youths task Wike on security, empowerment

Falana to sue Judge over inspection of detention facilities

500,000 households in six states to benefit from USAID’s $65m water project

Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial Election: Akpabio Laments INEC’S Manipulation

Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food

Deputy Speaker, Wase appoints Chief of Staff, Special Advisers, others

Nigeria lauds U.S for development assistance, fight against insurgency

We ‘ll continue to negotiate for release of Leah Sharibu, FG tells Us govt

AfCFTA ‘ll have negative, positive impact on Nigeria ‘ Buhari

Buhari inaugurates Chairman, Commissioners of RMAFC, advises them to assist in ending poverty

Buhari urges RMAFC to be fair to three arms of govt, others

We’ll resist attempt to implicate Gov Ishaku ‘ M-belt forum

World Bank giving $4b grants to states ‘ Nigeria Governors Forum

FG, State and LGs receive N679.699bn for the month of May, 2019.

Presidential c’ttee recommends Nigeria should sign AfCFTA Agreement

2019 AFCON : FG hails Super Eagles on qualification for knock-out stage

50 African-Americans arrive Benin City to trace their roots

Out-of-School: UBEC commences Open Schooling Programme in July ‘ Official

Enugu monarch, others petition AGF, IG over alleged Police intimidation

NYCN to Buhari: Ignore misguided advice on NDDC chairmanship



NAFDAC Suspends New Tariffs On Pharmaceutical Products, Others

Onnoghen: Stop Hostility Towards Judiciary, Secondus Tells PMB

Why State Govs, god-fathers Have Problems Over Second Term Ticket ‘ Jonathan

FG Applauds Huawei On ICT Training For Civil Servants

Campaign Funding: Atiku, INEC Shun Court Hearing

We’re Tackling Banditry, Kidnapping With Superior Firepower ‘ PMB

PMB Receives AfCFTA Report As Panel Recommends Approval

Nigeria Not Persecuting Christians, FG Tells British Parliamentary Group Communities Of Ondo

S’Court Dismisses Suit Seeking To Unseat Only Northern Female Senator

FG, States, LGs Share N679.699bn For June

Nigeria To Save N2.8trn From Proposed National Shipping Line

Exclusively Woman : Politics Should Not Be Left To Men Alone ‘ Ojeba-Abiodun

Lack Of Political Will Hampering Nigeria’s Security Operations ‘ Haruna

Intrigues As Ihedioha ‘Sacks’ Imo Local Govt Chairmen

Court Remands Domestic Servant, Who Murdered Boss, Mother In Prison

FG Set To Commence Open Schooling Programme July



US Consulate organises digitisation workshop for Nigerian museums

Lagos state to call Falana as witness in Evans case

FG, states, councils share N679.699bn for May 2019

Restructuring antidote to secession ‘ Alaafin

Samsung’s Egina Project Wins ‘Project of the Year’ Award in France

CEPEJ urges Okowa, IOCs to do more for education in Delta

Buhari to RMAFC: Block leakages from federation account

Lai Mohammed to appear in court over N2.5bn NBC fraud case ‘ ICPC

Insecurity: Stop all mining activities in our communities, Ijesa obas tell govt

Buhari not persecuting Christians, FG tells British parliament

Obiano to build N120m drug rehabilitation centre for NDLEA

NGO says education sector must attract best brains

Kidnap: Abductors of Ondo driver demand N5m ransom

NGO cautions youths against drug abuse



Ambodes ex-aide, others robbed in traffic

Parastatals to publish annual accounts

Gbajabiamila sets up committee to review House Rules

Human trafficking: 20,000 Edo, Delta girls in Mali, says NAPTIP

Buhari to RMAFC: be fair to three arms of govt, others

AMCON adamant as Lagos residents kick against forceful eviction

Police arrest 53 suspected cultists in Anambra

Fed Govt to states, companies: implement new minimum wage

True federalism is non-negotiable, says Rasak

Fed, states, local govts share N679.699bn for May

IGR: Expand tax net, not VAT, NECA urges govts

Stop persecuting judiciary, Secondus tells Buhari

Alleged N2.5b NBC fraud: Ex-Minister Lai Mohammed to appear as witness, says ICPC

Army neutralize 29 bandits after ultimatum, lose 3 operatives

Breaking: AFCON 2019: Algeria beat Senegal to qualify for Round of Sixteen

INEC degraded under Prof Yakubu, says PDP

FG committed to securing release of Leah Sharibu, other abducted girls- Osinbajo

Judge threatens to withdraw from Kashamus extradition suit



Out-of-School: UBEC to commence Open Schooling Programme July

N32m fraud: EFCC presents witness against businessman

Edo Assembly: Group faults minority rule, demands proper inauguration

FG to British parliament: Buhari not persecuting Christians

Buhari, INEC fail to stop PDM contentious petition

You lied, INEC is a corrupt institution, PDP replies Yakubu

Accident looms as pilots lament poor communication in airspace

>Corruption fight lacks sincerity of purpose TUC

Gunmen demand N5m ransom from drivers family

Court jails Yahoo Yahoo kingpin, one other in Calabar

FG, states, LGAs share N679.6bn for May allocation

Benue govt assures NNPCs staff safety as oil exploration begins

NPA approves immediate redeployment of port managers



Bauchi: Police arrest Nassarawa man who plans own kidnap

Troops ambush, kill terrorists in failed attack in Yobe

Sustaining Buhari’s reforms in the Nigerian Armed Forces

Dutse varsity: FG gives assurance of upgrade of medical sciences facilities

VC vows to dismiss any lecturer who harasses female students

Malaria: About 3.5 million antimalarial nets distributed in Delta ‘ SFH

FG commends Huawei on ICT training for 1,000 civil servants

INEC debased, degraded ‘ PDP

Niger:SIEC fixes 31st July for LG election

Presidential panel recommends signing of AfCFTA

2019 budget: Ayade to spend N16bn on entertainment

Multiple taxation hinders investment in telecom sector ‘ NCC

Tribunal closes pre-hearing session in PDM’s petition against Buhari, others

Presidential tribunal dismisses Buhari, INEC’s application to strike out PDM’s petition


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