Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 11 June, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


EU parliament to urge UK to ‘revise’ Brexit talks stance

Nigeria is suffering because PDP derailed, assisted APC to win election, Lamido declares

Kwara loses second COVID-19 patient, discharges 18

FG moves against rapists, urges domestication of law in states

Amotekun will be operational within 30 days, says Makinde

Court orders police to pay family N35m over man’s torture, death

Delta State Assembly pledges speedy action on herders/farmers bill, others

Profit-taking reverses positive streak as index loses 0.47%

Cargo evacuation by rail resumes at Lagos port

Nigeria, other SSAs recycle less than 0.1% e-waste

Federal Government flags off distribution of agric inputs to avert food crisis

Nigeria’s foreign trade declines to N8.30 trillion

UN mobilises $182m COVID-19 lifeline for Nigeria

Anxiety as committee fails to screen Obaseki

Governors, labour, NMA, others tackle Reps over health bill

Akwa Ibom Government discharges 27 coronavirus patients

Boko Haram kills 81, injures 13 people in Borno

Christopher Columbus statue beheaded in Boston

Bauchi deputy gov discharged as doctor dies, 10 test positive for COVID-19

NLC criticises Benue Government for not providing PPE for workers

Harvard professor in US court for allegedly lying about his relationship with China

Tribunal dismisses Dino Melaye’s appeal to return to Senate

COVID-19 : Cross River public schools to resume June 16 as government mass produces PPE


Taraba killings: Confessions of killer soldiers Malami shields from trial

18 killed as bandit attack Katsina communities again

Doctor dies, 35 soldiers, four imams quarantined in Bauchi

Rivers plans fourth flyover in Port Harcourt

Rape: FG promises decisive actions to protect women, children

Dangers in re-opening worship centres

Obaseki in late-night session as APC screen Edo aspirants

JUSUN tackles govs over Executive Order 10 suspension

Courts mustn’t return to analogue documentation post-COVID-19 Olawuyi

Supreme Courts decision in Kalus case below expectation Akinseye-George

Court nullifies Taxes, Levies Act amendment by ex-finance minister

NDDC: Senate Clerk disowns letter seeking Akpabios probe

Edo is technically PDP state Fintiri

Ekiti berates Ojudu as Buharis aide knocks Fayemi

Cross River schools to reopen June 16

APC screening: I dont think I will get justice – Obaseki

Edo 2020: APC panel grills Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, others

PDP asks senators to reject Buharis future loan plans

Sule appoints IGPs brother, Aliyu, as Nasarawa SSG

Some Nigerian operators producing oil at $93/barrel, says NNPC

Stamp duty: NIPOST tackles FIRS, moves for Finance Act amendment

COVID-19 threatening 13 million jobs in Nigeria UN

Senate confirms new SEC DG, three commissioners

Domestic investors participation rose to 60%, says NSE

Stock market records N63bn loss on profit-taking

Kano fertiliser plant shut over alleged adulteration

FG procures Boeing 737-NG flight simulator

Insurgents pretending to be preachers killed 81 Survivor

Kano man who admitted raping over 40 women arrested

IPOB has no agenda for Biafra MASSOB

Seven Rivers health workers test positive for COVID-19

BNigerians justifying rape will be arrested, NAPTIP warns

Public hearing: Govs, NMA, NLC, others tackle Reps over NCDC bill

Ogun records 104 coronavirus infections in Sagamu company

George Floyd: NCAC, NIDCOM hold memorial, call for justice

Ill be back soon, Ikpeazu speaks from isolation centre

Rainstorm destroys over 100 houses in Plateau

Kano NLC warns against slashing workers salaries

Appoint SCourt justices without delay, Falana tells Buhari

Court nullifies amendment to Tax Act by Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria lacks moral standing to condemn Floyds killing Senator

Mum jailed after bulldog mauled son to death


NERC: 77 Nigerians Killed in Electricity-related Accidents in 2019

Smile Revamps Data Plan to Boost Customer Experience

Social Media Users Get New Ranking App

Buhari: NAssembly Has Brought Dignity, Honour to Nigeria

Buhari Should Comply with the NDDC Law

Nigerian Start-ups For Online Final Competition

You Cannot Achieve Economic Development Without Investing in Infrastructure

Senate Approves Six RMAFC Board Nominees, Drops One For Security Reasons

Akeredolu Decries High Cost of APC’s Guber Nomination Form

House Urges FG to Halt Entry of Herdsmen from other African Countries

Sponsors of Miyetti Allah Calling for War, Says Yoruba World Congress

Senate Investigates Mysterious Deaths in Bonny Island

House Probes Chinese Company over Maltreatment of Nigerians

Customs Seizes Sacks of Indian Hemp worth N244m in Kwara


No result if Edo, Ondo polls’re disrupted ‘INEC

Edo is PDP state, Fintiri boasts

2021 guber: Anambra PDP warns trouble makers

Breaking:APC Screening: I won’t get justice under Oshiomhole, Obaseki cries out

Edo APC primaries: Panel grills Obaseki at night, screens 4 other aspirants

Edo Guber: Edo technically a PDP state, Adamawa governor boasts

Kogi West poll: Tribunal dismisses Dino Melaye’s petition against Adeyemi

Senate confirms Yuguda as SEC DG, 3 commissioners

FG purchases Boeing 737-NGFlight Simulator for pilot training

FEC approves N115.5bn for roads

AfDB VP resigns, says move unrelated to whistleblower probe

NNPC to cancel expensive JV contracts

Maid, 11, allegedly raped by boss in Benue

Boko Haram kills 81 in Borno

Wike plans construction of 4th flyover in Port Harcourt

16 CSOs to petition IG over allegation against NIRSAL boss

Anambra recorded 80 rape cases during lockdown, says NAPTIP

Lockdown: National plan needed to save businesses ‘LCCI

COVID -19: Non-food manufacturers in skeletal production



FG’s misplaced spending priorities

Edo 2020: Why Obaseki’s screening was deferred by screening committee

Breaking: Secondus in marathon meeting with PDP senate caucus

Oshiomhole sponsored protests against Obaseki in Abuja ‘ Shuaibu

UI confirms Obaseki graduated from the institution in 1979

Edo 2020: Parties must obey govt gazette in conduct of primaries ‘ Shaibu

DPR begins investigation of oil marketers over adulterated diesel

FG rejects FlourMill, WAMCO’s tax relief applications

Nigerian start-up, Decagon develops app to share COVID-19 messages

Lagos court frees 15-yr-old girl accused of killing dad’s friend over rape

40-year-old medical practitioner, okada rider nabbed for rape

Breaking: AfDB Vice President, Jennifer Blanke resigns

Stand up against injustice ‘ Senate tells Dongban Mensem

Matawalle appoints Sani Abdullahi, former APGA scribe as Special Adviser

Court discharges, acquits teenager accused of killing her rapist

Secondus to PDP Senators: If we continue borrowing,Nigeria ‘ll stop breathing

Driver’s wife who gave birth to triplets twice, twins twice, gives birth to quadruplets


Curtail excessive borrowing by FG, PDP tells NASS caucus

Foreign herdsmen: No law stopping cross-border movements ‘ FG

COVID-19: Nigeria records 409 new cases, total now 13,873

JUST IN: Another death in Aso Rock as Aisha Buhari loses protocol officer

Buhari expresses shock over Boko Haram’s attack on Gubio

Nigeria, India, DR Congo home to over 33% of world’s poorest, says World Bank

FEC to initiate tougher action against rapists

Edo APC factions spat over secretariat, as Ojezua hails Obaseki’s clearance by UI

Reps call for immediate repair, completion of East-West Road

Why imported fertilisers, gas cookers are liable to seizure ‘Customs

Africa’s COVID-19 cases over 200,000 ‘ WHO

WHO hopes to work with US on Ebola despite Trump criticism

NLC accuses US of institutionalising racial profiling, persecution

Insecurity: Sokoto govt restricts movement of motorcycles in four LGAs to 12 hours daily

N4.3b fund: Ondo govt denies arrest, interrogation of top officials by EFCC

35 per cent import duty on metre components threaten roll-out ‘ NERC

18 youths killed in Katsina fresh attack ‘ Police

COVID-19: 80-year-old woman, 148 other inmates released from Delta prison


Rivers to build fourth flyover in PH

Governors, Labour, doctors reject Infectious Disease Bill

Edo, Ondo: violence will stop results declaration, INEC warns

Boko Haram, bandits kill 99 in Borno, Katsina attacks

Reps pass N10.805tr revised 2020 budget

Renewable energy: NERC targets 2,000Mw

Bauchi Deputy Gov recovers from coronavirus

Edo Gov poll: Obaseki fails to return for screening


Nigerians who justify rape will be arrested NAPTIP

Edo guber: APC screens Obaseki, Ize Iyamu, 3 others

Adamawa imposes curfew on 11 villages over communal conflict

COVID-19: 9 die, 31 cases active in Anambra, says Obiano

Zulum confirms killing of 81 persons by Boko Haram in Borno

Tribunal dismisses Dino Melayes petition, upholds Adeyemi as Senator for Kogi West

Buhari presides over fourth weekly virtual FEC meeting

Coronavirus shutdown may help Serenas Grand Slam quest, coach says

Stop politicising issues of insecurity, Gov. Tambuwal tells Sokoto people

Osaka in no mood to back down on support for Black Lives Matter

Facebook removes George Floyd groups for inauthentic behavior

Actors Guild reacts to Olu Jacobs rumoured death, tells public to desist from malicious rumour

Delta assembly approves N1.7bn new diagnostic medical complex


Edo, Ondo gov’ships: INEC won’t declare results if politicians disrupt processes ‘ Yakubu

COVID-19 and the implication for people with sickle cell anaemia

UI faults Oshiomhole, confirms Obaseki’s certificate

Gunmen shoot 4 travellers in Nasarawa

Nigeria lacks moral standing to condemn George Floyd’s killing ‘ Senator

Passionate support for Adesina and Okonjo-Iweala: A second re-invention of Buhari

Senate tasks new SEC DG, commissioners on investments

Global industrial output declined by 6.0% in Q1 ‘ UNIDO

Vessels’ waiting time at Lagos ports now hits 50 days

Market reverses returns-yielding trend, investors lose N62.6bn

AfDB Vice President Blanke resigns

Disquiet in Lagos APC as Tinubu dissolves ‘all political groups

APC, others must obey our law on conduct of primaries ‘ Edo deputy gov


Nigeria’s commitment to unify exchange rates grows as reforms beckon

Associates rally support for Adesina as AfDB awaits independent investigation

Edo APC alleges ploy by Oshiomhole to gift state to opposition, insists on indirect primary

Before Miyetti Allah kill Nigeria

Post COVID-19: Expert calls for review of Bilateral Air Services Agreement

NIMASA receives commendation for efforts towards safe shipping on W/African waters


FEC Endorses Stiffer Penalties For Rapists, Child Abusers

Ize- Iyamu’s Simple Agenda Will Restore Edo’s Glory ‘ Mayaki

NWC Can’t Dictate To Edo APC On Mode Of Primary ‘ Idah

COVID-19: Bello Orders Levels 01-10 Workers To Resume

Northern Group Accuse Buhari Of Commissioning Uncompleted Baro Inland Port Project To Win 2019 Election

Nigeria Takes Delivery Of B737-NG Full Flight Simulator To Curb Capital Flight

Israel To Assist Nigeria In Developing Methanol Fuel Technology

NLNG Train 7 To Provide 12,000 Jobs For Nigerians


B/Haram, bandits kill 81 in Borno, 40 in Katsina

Senate to A/Court president-designate: Stand up against injustice

Kogi gov election: What chance for PDP at appellate court

FG amends laws to bring big techs under scrutiny

Breaking: Nasarawa gov picks new SSG

Court jails 17 Yahoo Boys in Abeokuta, 3 in Osogbo

Whistle blower accuses NBET of delaying judgement execution

People are waiting, even APC members are waiting for PDP ‘ Jegede

Lagos APC bans Justice Forum, Mandate Group, others


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