Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 24 June, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



WHO approves use of dexamethasone to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients

More confusion in APC as police seal, reopen party’s secretariat

Court grants Obaseki right to participate in PDP primary

Ondo dep gov alleges impeachment plot

Wike withdraws from Edo PDP reconciliation

FG receives compliance certificates for airport concession

Alleged N715m fraud: Jonathan’s former aide testifies against ex- minister, Turaki

COVID-19 : NCDC announces 452 new cases, total number 21,371

ECOWAS single currency: Buhari rejects replacement of CFA France with Eco


Kidnappers demand N100m to free Dariyes father

Jonathan approved N359m, Turaki released N200m for security meetings -Witness

Court suspends demotion of 75 monarchs appointed by Amosun

Demolition: Reps fault Onyeama, urge retaliation against Ghana

Gunmen abduct five Delta college workers

Soldiers deliberately gunned down IRT to free Wadume – Hamisus kinman

NSA, IGP, others meet northern govs on insecurity

Obaseki not barred from PDP primary Aide

VIDEO: Amaechis supporters vow to burn down Rivers State

COVID-19: Ondo State nurses protest lack of adequate PPE in government hospitals

APC, PDP generate N219m from Edo gov forms

Akeredolu plans to remove me illegally, deputy alleges

Ghanaian President calls Buhari, apologises for demolition

PDP asks NJC to sanction Port Harcourt judge

Experts back Buhari as President faults ECOWAS single currency

Airlines fault PTF, express readiness to resume operations

Senate blames power sector crisis on poor coordination

NIMASA targets N1bn monthly revenue from floating dock

NNPC reconstitutes board of directors

COVID-19 reduces consumer income by 30 per cent Report

I cant work with sycophants in Edo PDP peace panel Wike

Giadom not APC official, member, court declares

More travellers intercepted in Osun, Ogun boundaries

Go for coronavirus test, Kaduna speaker urges members

Police release over 600 workers in Kano rice mill

One missing, three rescued as canoe capsizes in Lagos

13 more Imo lawmakers test positive

Prosecute LAWMA contractors for fraud Nigerians

ICPC probes constituency projects in Rivers, Ogun, Kaduna, 13 others

Emmanuels kinsmen end 55-year boundary dispute, sign peace deal

INEC warns parties over lawsuits, conflicting court orders

Fear grows as hospitals release COVID-19 test results in two weeks

More drama as police occupy APC office, NWC battles Giadom over NEC

BREAKING: Ondo doctors begin strike Wednesday

Insecurity: NAF deploys five helicopters in Katsina

COVID-19: Delta shuts SSG office, Information ministry, others

UN appoints 2baba as Refugees Ambassador

Wife damages husbands genitals over alleged infidelity

Defection: Akeredolu sacks deputys aides


COVID-19: NDIC Shuts Head Office for Decontamination Exercise

APC Expresses Worries over Ondo Deputy Govs Defection

Concerned APC Members Protest, Call for Dissolution of NWC

Ondo Deputy Gov Quits APC, Joins PDP

Fit-again Murray Wants to Play US Open, French Open

SCOVID-19: Lagos Govt, Ojeez Distribute Palliatives to Lagos SWAN

Illegal Occupants of National Stadium in Lagos, Abuja Get Quit Order


LAWMA highway sweepers dump uniforms, protest unpaid salaries

Trapped road users seek ‘executive order’ on Oshodi-Apapa highway logjam

Lagos sports journalists hail Sanwo-Olu, O’jez over COVID-19 palliatives

Expert seeks passage of regulatory framework for gas development

Sales may suffer further decline as spending weakens

FG explains N13 billion intervention fund for pest control

Trade group seeks Shippers’ Council support on trade facilitation

Government to spend N10 billion on shipwreck removal

Borno IGR hits N6.6 billion in first six months

FG launches agriculture, jobs plan to mitigate COVID-19 impact

Women engineers flay exclusion in NNPC board

Minister blames states, councils for water scarcity

Court declines to stop Obaseki from participating in PDP primary

COVID-19: Delta records 532 cases, orders offices decontamination

PDP wants judge sanctioned for order against Obaseki

Police deny sealing APC national secretariat

Saudi Arabia allows 10,000 residents for 2020 Hajj, sets health protocols.

Buhari’s aide accuses APC leader of witch-hunting him


Court remands company’s MD for alleged theft in Rivers

COVID-19: Protect yourselves, Cross River Govt tells residents

Presidency summons Matawalle over security challenges in Zamfara

Ghana apologises to Nigeria over demolition of mission building

Lawyers react to court order stopping Obaseki from PDP primaries

Court orders Giadom to stop parading self as APC official, member

Pro-Giadom forces take Emergency NEC meeting to Villa

Edo Guber: PDP denies maligning Gov Wike

We’ll obey orders from properly-constituted courts ‘ INEC

APC Crisis: Giadom cannot convene NEC Meeting, NWC declares

Edo election: PDP drags Justice Obile before NJC

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu bribe lawmakers to impeach me, Deputy Governor alleges

Court didn’t stop Obaseki from participating in PDP primary election ‘ Party official

We’ll destroy Rivers’ viral video: Prosecute group now ‘ Rivers PDP

My only regret was Apapa gridlock, port access roads ‘ Ex-NPA Chair

FG commits to deployment of cargo scanners

NPA commences maintenance work on collapsed Five Star quay apron

Seafarers are key workers ‘ NIMASA

Arrested Chinese vessel slammed N3million fine

Post COVID-19: Global Union calls for Africa’s reindustrialisation to save jobs

COVID-19: ‘Pupils deserve free internet access for home learning

Makinde reverses directives on schools resumption

Gov Ugwuanyi approves committee on de-escalation of COVID-19 in Enugu

COVID-19: WHO approves use of dexamethasone for critically-ill patients

COVID-19: Police rescue 600 workers ‘imprisoned’ for 3 months in rice factory

CBN to eliminate multiple exchange rates regime- Emefiele

COVID-19: Recovered patients may be left with permanent lung damage- Experts warn

FG to rely on digitization, automation for transparency

Airports concession: Minister receives certificates of compliance from ICRC

UNHCR appoints Innocent Idibia as goodwill ambassador

Court remands Indian in prison for ‘illegal bunkering

Kano leads in out-of-school children with 1.5m ‘ UNICEF

Embassy Demolition: Reps seek retaliation, say Ghana crossed line


UK Prime Minister, Johnson announces plans to ease COVID-19 lockdown in England

Police rescue 300 workers locked inside Kano rice factory

BREAKING: Ex-NCP scribe, Ayodele Akele, dies

Edo poll: INEC worried over conflicting court orders, litigations

No NEC meeting will hold on Thursday ‘ Ajimobi-led APC faction

Ghanaian President apologises over demolition of Nigeria’s High Commission building

Impunity by parties dangerous for democracy ‘Rep

COVID-19: Nigeria records 452 new cases as total rises to 21,371

Nigerian Army rescues six kidnap victims from armed bandits in Katsina

Newborn Mexican triplets test positive for COVID-19

Eton apologises to Nigerian ex-student, Onyeama, for racism

Alleged pension fraud: EFCC opposes Maina’s plea for bail as Ndume stands as surety

Education ministry presents proposal to NASS on Schools reopening

Reps demand reciprocity over recurring attack on Nigerian embassy, staff

We’ve spent N2.8bn on fighting COVID-19 so far ‘ Oyo govt

Commission accepts 47 African region countries polio-free status ‘ WHO

COVID-19: National Council on Health approves Health Response Action Plan

COVID-19: Nurses protest as doctors down tools in Ondo

Buhari to flag-off $2.8bn Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano pipeline project by June 30

Maritime deep blue project to secure all port anchorages ‘ FG


Giadom not competent to call NEC meeting, says APC

Obaseki: PDP reports Port Harcourt judge to CJN

INEC warns parties on suits

Wike attacks PDP NWC over Obasekis ticket bid

Delta community stakeholders meet to resolve impasse

Ndume to stand surety for Maina in money laundering trial

Nigeria exonerates Ghana on demolished high commission

Appeal Court affirms N5.9b judgment against Multichoice Nigeria

Anambra traders arrest police officers wife over face mask violation

NDLEA: pandemic has worsened drug abuse

COVID-19: Delta records 532 cases, orders offices decontamination


Ondo deputy governors exit from our party is regrettable, says APC

PDP governorship aspirant slams Akeredolu, says he has detached himself from Ondo people

Poor leadership cause of Nigerias myriad of problems Ebonyi PDP chair

Obaseki exit was painful, but APC will win Edo Yahaya Bello

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu sacks deputy governors media aide, Sowore

BREAKING: Sen Ndume stands as surety for ex-pension chief, Maina

FG disburses N2m loan to 200 men, women to start businesses in Bauchi

FG presents plan on schools reopening to NASS

Mixed reactions as APC holds emergency NEC meeting Thursday


Edo/Ondo polls: We’ll obey court orders ‘ INEC

Probe Lagos Speaker, EFCC urged

Court restrains PDP, INEC from excluding Obaseki, other from party primary

Banditry: Govs, Senators, service chief’s silence, is this anarchy

Strength of China-Africa solidarity in defeating COVID-19

FG to states: Ignore pressure from parents, don’t reopen schools

Police rescue over 300 workers locked for three months in Kano’s rice factory

Flood sweeps away teenager in Lagos

Why Nigeria is not recording many COVID-19 deaths

Buhari raises concern over ECOWAS common currency project

FG to concession airport terminals, targets 241,000 jobs

IPPIS: Accountant-General accuses PENGASSAN, others of blackmail

COVID-19: SMEDAN urges CBN to raise N50bn MSMEs fund


Nigeria’s foreign reserves face further strain

Banks key into CBN’s nationwide cashless policy to apply charges

States gave FG control over their DisCos’ shares, trouble is getting it back

COVID-19: FG plans to launch N471bn mass agricultural scheme to create jobs

Meeting our claims obligation even during lockdown has raised consumer confidence on insurance ‘ Tope Smart

N397bn debt: AMCON says it did not order demolition of Ikoyi property

Recovery 102: Public policy should prioritise households and SMEs

FG sees hope for economic recovery in mass housing, roads construction post COVID-19


COVID-19: ACPN Worries Over Attacks On Its Members, Seeks Life Insurance

Stakeholders Fault Osinbajo On Orientation Camping For NYSC

AHAPN Urges FG To Urgently Adjust Consolidated Health Salary Structure

Edo 2020: Primary Election Committee Submits Report To APC NWC

NDDC: Time To Clean The Augean Stable

Again, AFAN Describes FG’s Allocation Of N13bn For Pests Control As Fraudulent


COVID-19: 13 Imo lawmakers test positive

Power market’s debt to NDPHC hits N190bn

Wike: PDP NWC members are tax collectors

Buhari: ECOWAS common currency in serious jeopardy

GOVERNORSHIP POLL: Gov sacks deputy’s aides as Assembly plots impeachment

Nigeria edges closer to securing $3bn World Bank facility

FG frets as COVID-19 hits offshore, remote oil facilities


Covid-19: NDIC decontaminates head office building

Crew change crisis: Global supply chains risk collapse ‘ ICS

PDP primaries: Disquiet over Obaseki’s eligibility

As Police seal secretariat’ Eta raises alarm as defiant Giadom slates APC NEC for Thursday

Revealed! How insolvency, govt ministries, agencies ‘re destroying Nigeria’s power sector ‘ Senate, NDPHC


ECOWAS states frustrating body’s court judgements, says President

Don’t put regional common currency in jeopardy, Buhari cautions ECOWAS members

Security Chiefs harp on collaborations to curb challenges

Police inaugurate community policing C’ttee in Sokoto

Edo Guber: PDP drags Justice Obile before NJC over alleged gross misconduct

Embezzlement of Public Fund: Centre asks Buhari to caution govt agencies

NCAA receives AU recognition for tackling COVID-19


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