Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 3 June 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Iran’s Biggest Navy Ship Sinks After Fire In Gulf Of Oman

Scientists urge caution After UK Reports Zero Covid-19 Deaths

Nnamdi Kanu Reacts To Twitter’s Deletion Of Buhari’s Offensive Tweet

As Violence Mar Lagos APC LG Primaries

Why Nigerian Army Can’t Deal With Security Challenges ‘ Nwachuku

COVID-19 Plunged 100m More Workers Into Poverty, Says UN

Aero Airline Operations By Will Make Bauchi Business Hub Of N’East ‘ Gov Mohammed

LASG Pays Over N32bn To 7,998 Retirees In 2 Years

Joint Border Patrol Team Make 35 Seizures In Anti-Smuggling Campaign

JUST IN: Ex-Ondo Gov Mimiko Meets Buni, Set To Join APC

Crisis Rocks Somolu APC As Stakeholders Demand Fresh Primary

Twitter’s Mission In Nigeria Is Suspicious, Says Lai Mohammed


Osun bank robbers flee as police, hunters confront raiders, casualties unknown

Foreign herdsmen in South-West forests likely to launch attacks -Amotekun

UNILAG fires lecturers mentioned in sexual harassment story

Baba may be confirmed as IGP today as police council meets

Dad, three siblings killed when about 200 Fulani attacked us Benue resident

FEC approves N1.1bn for aviation security uniforms

Food scarcity looms if open grazing continues, declares Okowa

We know those behind killings but havent labelled them terrorists Kukah

Were planning four airports concession for 30 years FG

Ogun FMC boss battles alleged age discrepancy, others, knocks board, blames detractors, paid agents

21 directors fail exams to become permanent secretaries

Community panics as gunmen kill Fulani leader in Kwara, burgle shops

Shattered trust: Sheltered after deportation, Germany returnee accused of killing mother, daughter on the run

World will recognise united, not divided Nigeria Ganduje

SIM-NIN linkage will continue to slow telecoms growth

Two killed, buildings razed as Oyo community boils

Food insecure citizens hit 50 million, says NESG

We killed three gunrunners moving weapons from Niger Army

FG approves N14.8bn workers insurance cover, COVID-19 oxygen plants

Building collapses, kills three Ondo fish sellers hiding from task force

Concerns as drainage problems threaten Apapa port road

Herdsmen refused to comply with Akeredolus directive on registration Ondo

Nigerians attack FG, govt fumes as Twitter deletes Buharis civil war post

Three suspected one-chance robbers, escape lynching, arrested in Rivers

10 arrested in Akwa Ibom for killing security agents, burning police facilities

Oil industry’s future at risk, Barkindo warns Nigeria, others

Eight feared killed as truck rams into motorcycles in Lagos, okada riders kick

Oil hits $71 on rising demand hopes in US, China

Suspected gunrunner, three cultists, 11 drug dealers arrested in Delta

Three Lagos LG traffic officers arrested for extorting motorists

Blue economyll create jobs, help economy Customs agents

Activists threaten to sue police for shooting Sowore

Why 2023 election may cost more money Ex-INEC commissioner

Over 14,000 passports ready for collection in Lagos NIS

Trump shuts down blog

Acknowledge Nigeria is a failed country, ex-American Ambassador advises US

Knocks as JAMB blames candidates for hitches in UTME registration


Ezeife: South-east Violence, Plot to Undermine Clamour for Igbo Presidency

$40bn Investments Needed for Nigeria’s Gas Plan, Says NNPC

FEC Okays N5.6bn for 37 Oxygen Plants for COVID-19 Treatment

Osinbajo: FG to Provide 20,000 Jobs Annually for Graduates

Outrage as Gunmen Murder Ortom’s Security Aide in Jos

Malami Disowns Alleged Memo to Buhari Seeking Suspension of Constitution

UNILAG Sacks Two Lecturers in Sex-for-grades Scandal

Kukah: Those Behind Killings Haven’t Been Labelled Terrorists

Akeredolu: I Didn’t Call for Scrapping of Senate

Foreign Herdsmen Likely to Attack South-west, Says Amotekun

Attack Threat: Lagos CP Assures Alaba Traders of Security

Afenifere, APC Senator Differ on Constitution Review

FG, Health Workers Disagree over Enhanced Hazard Allowance

No Going Back on Increase in Fees, Kaduna Tells KASU Students

Immigration: Over 43,000 Passports Ready for Collection

Gulak was Not Uzodimma’s Guest, Imo Govt Insists

Obaseki: Court will Decide Fate of 14 Assembly Members-elect

FAO, WFP Predict Acute Food Insecurity in Northern Nigeria

Senate Passes Bill Abolishing HND, BSc Dichotomy

Ondo Police Parade 12 Suspects for Alleged Robbery, Stealing, Others

Bill Gates Pledges Extra $50m for COVID-19 Vaccines for Nigeria, Others

FG: We’ve Cleaned up 17 Contaminated Sites in Ogoniland

Police Nab Fabricators of 200 Local AK-47 Rifles

Many Feared Dead as Osun Police, Hunters Confront Bank Robbers

Ketron Investment Completes Acquisition of Shoprite

COVID-19: FEC Okays N5.6bn for 37 Oxygen Plants Nationwide

Establishing Federal College In Gwoza Will Curb Insurgency, Banditry, Says Ndume

Aregbesola Asks State, LGs to Invest in Fire-fighting Equipment

FG Reacts to Twitter’s Removal of Buhari’s Tweet, Says Social Media…

‘Retired AIG Gunned down! This is Very Sad,’ Ortom Reacts to…

FG Urged to Increase IT Investment for Youth Empowerment


2023: PDP govs take up gauntlet against APC

Suspension of chairman unsettles PDP in Edo

PDP’s ineptitude responsible for current escalation of insecurity ‘APC

Lagos council elections: Crisis rocks Somolu APC as stakeholders demand for fresh primaries

Discredit Buhari’s achievements with your 16-year stewardship, APC Legacy tells PDP

2023: Group drums support for Osinbajo, begs Tinubu to shelve ambition

Delta APC calls out Okowa over alleged staff audit of oil commission

2021 UTME registration problems blamed on candidates errors

Remains of missing NSCDC officer found in shallow grave

Food Sufficiency: Prominent Nigerian traditional rulers advocate support for local production


Fireworks, anger trail Buhari’s ‘shock threat’ to secessionists

FG hopeful of N3tr from marginal oil fields development

Government raises hazard allowances for health workers, may review doctors’ retirement age

Five killed as robbers attack banks, police station in Osun

FEC approves N5.6b for 37 COVID-19 oxygen plants

Senate moves to end first degree, HND dichotomy

Oyo Amotekun boss alleges plan by foreign Fulani herders, bandits to invade South-West

Judge Buhari with achievements, not insecurity, minister tells Nigerians

Senate gives panel 14 days to tidy Buhari’s fresh N2.3tr loan request

Nigeria’s offshore rig counts hit 12 in May as demand recovers

No apologies on ban of open grazing, restructuring, others, says Okowa

NECO, police rule out assassination in Obioma’s death

Southern Nigeria’s descent into avoidable destruction

Woman Made Lots Of Sale Selling Vagina-Scented Nose Mask

Twitter deletes President Buhari’s post for violating rules

Nigerian government reacts after Twitter deleted Buhari’s tweet

Sex-for-grades: UNILAG sacks two senior lecturers over scandal

APC convention not certain as Buni-led interim committeeshows signs of staying put

Five killed as robbers attack banks, police station in Osun

Oyo Amotekun boss alleges plan by foreign Fulani herders, bandits to invade South-West

Chad and CAR agree to joint investigation of border attack

Aide to Benue governor Samuel Ortom shot dead

US risks ‘losing a friend’, Erdogan warns before meeting Biden

How prospective JAMB candidates created problems for themselves during UTME registration

FG offers health workers enhanced hazard allowance, says Ngige

Senate urges DPR to enforce ban on illegal cooking gas retailers


Troops neutralize 3 gun runners, scores of other terrorists, recover weapons in Sokoto border town

Intellectual property way out of youth unemployment ‘ Musician

Electoral bill passage fundamental to Nigeria’s reformation ‘ Gov Emmanuel

Niger places complete ban on commercial motorcycles in Minna

Constitution Review: We allow our diversity to be a challenge ‘ Ganduje

More than 50 ISWAP Terrorists decimated in Damboa, abandon suicide mission

Civil War Tweet: Buhari has agenda to wipe out those who are not Fulani ‘ Pa Adebanjo alleges

Senate considers bill to compel federal, state govts to complete abandoned projects

Okada riders protest as truck crushes colleagues, others to death in Ikorodu

Fani-Kayode wants to make capital from Gulak’s assassination ‘ Uzodimma

It’s not true Gov Uzodinma invited Military to kill Imo people ‘ OCDA GM, Ikpamezie

2023: Nigerians don’t have short memory, APC Chieftains warn PDP

Lagos set to commence construction of largest tech hub in Lagos, says Sanwo-Olu

Police nab woman, 2 others in Port Harcourt ‘one chance’ robbery

Breaking: Armed robbers on rampage in Osun communities, allegedly kill five persons

Threat to blow up Alaba market: CP Odumosu deploys EOD personnel, others to markets in Lagos

I support unicameral legislature for Nigeria, says Reps’ Deputy Leader

NGE kicks against worsening insecurity

Muazu Muhammad’ becomes new Emir of Funakaye

Delta Govt to partner Isoko youths in oil, gas training ‘ Okowa

Nigeria no longer workable under current structure ‘ Presbyterian church

LG POLL: Crisis rocks Somolu APC, as stakeholders demand fresh primary

Insecurity: Buhari’s ‘Civil War’ tweet unpresidential ‘ CNG


Troops Kill 3 Gunrunners, Recover Weapons In Sokoto Border Town

Gov Bello Inaugurates C’ttee On 10-year Devt Plan For Kogi

BREAKING: Niger Govt Bans Commercial Motorcycles

We Need FCE In Borno South To Prove Terrorists Wrong ‘ Ndume

Twitter’s Role In Biafra Agitation Suspicious ‘ Federal Govt


Local stock market reverses losses as investors earn N36bn

Rep minority caucus condemns killing of Ortom’s aide

PIND, BASICS-II, KOLPING train 69 commercial seed entrepreneurs in Niger Delta

Continuous killings show Villa, govt houses, National Assembly not evidence of civilisation, says Bishop Kukah

DIG raises the alarm over gathering of secessionist group in Edo

Over 40,000 passports ready for collection ‘ Aregbesola

Employees premium: FEC okays N9.2bn contract for insurance companies

Lagos will partner Dangote Foundation, others for employment generation ‘ Sanwo-Olu

Islamiyya school children: We are negotiating with bandits ‘ Niger Government

Project MIMI out to complement Makinde’s policy on youth empowerment

Second dose of COVID-19 vaccination begins in Delta

Insecurity: Delta commences documentation of tricycle, motorcycle operators

Youth activities in Oghara suspended over violence


NYSC: Nigerians divided on future of scheme

As Ogun, Lagos take a long-awaited step

On Buharis calls for debt cancellation for Africa

Nigeria can and must climb out of the hole made by corruption

Many killed as robbers attack banks, police station in Osun

Ogoni Clean-up: 17 polluted sites completely remedied FG

Reps furious as contractor abandon Lagos-Badagry expressway

Sex-for-grades scandals: UNILAG sacks two lecturers

Oyo will launch anti-open grazing task force in eight weeks Makinde

Wike threatens to dethrone Rivers traditional rulers

IPOBs secessionists gathering in Edo, says DIG

Umahi suspends another Coordinator over dereliction of duty


President Buhari, APC laying foundation for Nigeria greatness Group

Task Force arrest three council officials for extorting motorists

World Bank project will take our girls off the streets Commissioner

Constitution Review: Borno rejects states, LGs creation, said no to community policing

Edo is not Imo Obaseki boasts, stage Victory March

BREAKING: PDP suspends Edo Chairman over alleged misconduct

Fiscal federalism, LG autonomy, others take center stage as constitution review hearing kicks off

Updated: Assassins kill Ortoms security adviser

China reports first case of human infection of H10N3 strain of Bird Flu

Well avenge any Biafran killed, were now taking it by force Nnamdi Kanu blows hot

Ganduje task editors to be conflict-sensitive as NGE Biennial Convention holds in Kano

Bandits release 11 out of 200 kidnapped Niger students between ages 4 and 5

Tougher times as remittances to Federation Account drop

Constitution Review: Akeredolu calls for scrapping of Senate

Kingsley Moghalu declares to run for 2023 Presidential Election

PRP slams APC, says ruling party survives by divisive conflicts, corruption, looting, others


Kano targets diaspora investment with economic summit

Firm takes insurance to Abuja keke riders

SON evacuates seized substandard tyres in Ogun State

How Plant Protection Act will boost Nigeria’s farming opportunities

6 months after Buhari’s promise, no special salary yet for teachers

USAID donates books to pupils in Gombe

IPOB secessionists gathering in Edo — DIG

Firm takes insurance to Abuja keke riders

SON evacuates seized substandard tyres in Ogun State

How Plant Protection Act will boost Nigeria’s farming opportunities

Gunmen kill Fulani leader

COVID-19: 507 Kwara communities to benefit from FG’s Rapid Response Scheme

Kano Fire Service saves 197 lives, property worth N75m in May

JTF arrests 10 suspects over death of security operatives

EFCC nabs 11 for alleged internet fraud

Police rescue kidnapped man in Adamawa

3 fake LGA staff arrested while extorting motorists in Lagos

Customs intercept 637 bags of foreign rice, other items worth N28m in Kwara

IPOB: FG, experts accuse Twitter of double standards

Media Trust honours 41 staff for integrity, excellence, long service

No security service can fight insurgency, banditry alone — COAS

Senate abolishes Degree/HND dichotomy

Businessman claims ownership of Kano property linked to ONSA director

FEC approves N18bn for Kano, Calabar free trade zones

Now on the brink, Nigeria needs brave and willing leaders

Police bust factory manufacturing AK-47 rifles in Plateau

Over 80% of registration problems caused by candidates — JAMB

FG increases health workers’ hazard allowance by 600%

Buhari seeks Senate approval for extension of teachers’ retirement age to 65

FEC approves N5.6bn for creation of oxygen plants in states

Why generally acceptable constitution is difficult in Nigeria — Ganduje

Nigeria calls for direct election for ECOWAS parliamentarians

Constitution review: North won’t compromise status over restructuring — Jalo

Obaseki’s largesse tears PDP apart, chairman suspended

600 Kaduna nurses face dismissal for joining NLC strike — Union

Fire destroys N2bn onion in Sokoto

Kaduna nurses kidnappers demand N30m after collecting N10m ransom

Constitution review: Hausa community wants Jos Central LGA

Robbers kill 4 policemen, 2 civilians in Osun

3 killed, houses burnt in Oyo

We’re negotiating with abductors — Niger govt

Herder killed in Kaduna reprisal attack

How Governor Ortom’s security aide was killed — Police

Foreigners invading Nigeria from S’West states — Amotekun

BBC ‘Africa Eye’: UNILAG sacks 2 lecturers over sexual misconduct

NIN, wasted billions and Nigeria’s 200 million ghosts

Fear grips KASU students over tuition fee hike

Students tasked on peaceful coexistence

NGO donates sanitary pads to vulnerable girls in Kaduna

Security guard dies in police custody in Ogun

FCT minister appoints new Etsu of Wako

Catholic priest urges youths to remain peaceful

Osinbajo announces plan to launch FG/UN 12-month job fellowship for 20,000 graduates annually

Army alone can’t solve Nigeria’s security problems – COAS

Police bust illegal manufacturers of AK-47 in Plateau

Niger govt: We are negotiating with abductors of school children

Allow Igbos have Biafra so peace can reign, northern coalition tells Buhari

Onion producers suspend supply to Southeast over insecurity

Insecurity: Nigeria leaders have no blood in their hearts -Bishop Kukah

Media Trust honours long-serving staff members

Tuface: Why I chose to spend the rest of my life with Annie

Government yet to contact us, says owner of school where 163 were kidnapped

Uzodimma replies Fani-Kayode, says comments on Gulak unfortunate

CSO petitions NASS over unpaid entitlements of fallen soldiers

Governor Ortom’s security aide shot dead in Jos – Police

Candidates responsible for over 80% of registration problems – JAMB

South West will suffer if Nigeria breaks up, Oluwo warns

FG moves to extend teachers’ retirement age to 65 years

Edo PDP suspends Chairman

Parent of abducted Niger student dies of shock

FG: We are suspecting Twitter’s role in Biafra agitation

After outrage, Twitter yanks off Buhari’s tweet on Civil War

Residents flee as ISWAP attacks troops in Borno

Senate passes bill to end bachelor’s-HND dichotomy

JTF arrests 10 over killing of security operatives in Akwa Ibom

Fulani leader shot dead in Kwara

75 companies bid for concession of 12 federal roads


You picked us from the bin’ ‘ Husband of late Ebonyi commissioner tells Umahi

Presidency Slams Twitter For Deleting Buhari’s Tweet on Dealing With ‘Secessionists

Trump Permanently Shuts Down His Website Days After Launching It

D’banj to release single in July to mark birthday

Attacks on security personnel: Police arrest 10 suspects in A’Ibom

14,468 passports ready for collection in Lagos ‘ NIS

BREAKING: Twitter Deletes Buhari’s Unpleasant Tweet on Dealing With ‘Secessionists

I Am Igbo, Any Attack on Igbos Is an Attack on Me ‘ Aisha Yesufu Replies Buhari, Condemns Tweet

Implement Shoot on Sight Order ‘ Matawalle Orders Security Agencies


Plateau Attacks: Suspected herdsmen kill 41 people, razed 25 houses in 4 months- Irigwe groups cry out

Vintage Confluence Assures on Lightning-speed Transactions, Advocates Technology Innovations

Senate mourns Gulak, Ex-COAS, Lt. Gen. Attahiru

Senate receives Buharis request to confirm Yahaya as COAS

NATFORCE: Beneficiaries of employment praised DG, Baba Mohammed

Igwe Boniface Ibekwe Condemns Spate Of Killings, Banditry In The Country

Banditry: Lawmaker raises alarm over growing number of IDPs in Niger


Air power is a game changer in modern warfare COAS

Kashmir freedom leader- Ashraf Sehrai dies in detention

JAMB blames candidates for 2021 UTME/DE registration problems

APC group to PDP: Compare your 16-year achievements with Buharis 6-years

Twitter deletes Buharis tweet on Civil War

Paris Agreement: Nigeria submits NDC interim report to UNFCCC

Stop playing politics, improve passport booklets production, Author tells FG


FG in aggressive drive to showcase Buhari’s achievements

Buhari warns plotters of Nigeria’s downfall

Constitution Review: South West wants establishment of Supreme Court in six geo-political zones

Lawan, Akume urge communities to monitor constituency projects

Governor Bala advocates for Katagum State

APC splits in Kano as ‘APC Akida’ faction emerges

Buhari approves immediate take -off of National Senior Citizens Centre, appoints Omokaro as DG

1999 Constitution falls short of standard ‘ Gbajabiamila

PDP kicks over FG’s plan to divest N1.7t in acquiring 20% shares in Dangote refinery


Deletion of Buhari’s tweets: Twitter’s mission in Nigeria suspect ‘FG

Islamiyya school: Niger, bandits disagree on number of kidnapped pupils

CAN: Remove Sharia judicial system from constitution

Defection: Mimiko set to join APC after Ayade

Ahmed to FEC: Oil price recovery, vaccination spurring growth

MDAs’ remittance: FG targets erring CEOs with new law

Insurgency: 10 fighting forces killed in Borno ambush

Paracetamol use during pregnancy increases autism risk

Time to checkmate bandits’ assault on schools

Scrap Senate, remove LGs from constitution, says Akeredolu

Insecurity: NANS wants schools closed till further notice


NGE raises concern over insecurity in Nigeria

Breaking: Gunmen strike Osun communities, attack banks, Police stations

Police foil attempt to kidnap Catholic Bishop, nab 84

Nigeria’s economy on steady growth as agric leads

The advantages of regular milk consumption

World Tobacco Day: The need to quit smoking

FG offers to increase health workers’ hazard allowance


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