Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 4 June 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


UK firms urge FG to provide more forex

Forget unproductive constitution review

FG targets 90% broadband penetration by 2023

Ohanaeze fumes as ex-Buhari aide expresses anti-Igbo sentiment

Were expecting aircraft meant for international flights -Ibom Air

Nigeria, others need $15.7bn to upgrade refineries

38 million Nigerian adults financially excluded Report

Banksll consider sustainable principles before lending Emefiele

Lagos plans biggest technology cluster in West Africa

Joining APC generating concern because its unexpected Ayade

Hunger, diseases dominate North-West, Zamfara in crisis, MSF raises the alarm

We can add three million new subscribers to national base

UNILORIN student allegedly raped, found dead in room

Osinbajo expresses worry over youth unemployment

COVID-19: $1.5m clinical trial, vaccine choice delay supplementary budget

Ex-employee burgles ex-boss office, hides in water tank

Police arrest three-man gang for stealing victims N572,000 through ATM

72 hours after Obiomas death, NECO gets acting registrar

Defection story, piece of fake news, says Mimiko

Imo PDP demands Uzodimmas resignation over rising insecurity

Travellers lament attacks as pirates kill two in Rivers waterways

Family businesses need to manage emerging risks PwC

Command arrests man over burning of Imo station


DHQ Allays Fear of Mass Retirement

Emefiele Guarantees Manufacturers Steady Supply of Forex

Corruption: Publish Assets of Public Servants, ICPC Tells CCB

CJN Demands Involvement in Fixing, Reviewing of Judges’ Salaries

INEC Presses for Law to Transmit Election Results Electronically

FG: $1.5m for Clinical Trial Delaying First Local COVID-19 Vaccine

Engagement, Not Threats, Solution to South-east Violence, Abaribe Tells Buhari

Africa’s Oil-producing Nations Rally against Threat to Fossil Fuels

Lawan: Projection of Ethnic, Religious Diversities Cause of Political Instability

CAN Demands Return of Nigeria to True Secular State

Let’s Halt Nigeria’s Drift Towards Anarchy, Says Okowa

Imo PDP Asks Uzodimma to Resign over Insecurity

2023: Kogi Gov Kicks against Rotational Presidency

Seven Unknown Gunmen Kill Three People in Imo

Bandits Gathering in Kano Forests, Ganduje Cries Out

House Member Accuses Security Agents of Extra Judicial Killings in Imo

Panic as Gunmen Snatch School Bus in Ondo

NECO Governing Board Appoints Ogborodi as Acting Registrar

APC Suspends Inauguration of South-east Secretariat over Gulak’s Murder

Akeredolu: Why Nigeria Must Legalise Cannabis Cultivation

NFF Calls for End to Killings in South-east

Stop Renouncing Your Citizenship, FG Tells Youths

Soyinka Distances Self from Separatist Agitators

Katsina Police Kill Five Bandits, Repel Attack on Katsina Villages

Omo-Agege: N’Assembly Has No Power to Write New Constitution

Buhari Canvasses Global Support for Niger Basin Development

21 Federal Civil Service Directors Fail Permanent Secretary Exams

Do Not Invade S’East Military, Igbo Youths Warn

$1.5m Clinical Trial Funding Delays First Local COVID-19 Vaccine, Says FG

CJN Demands NJC’s Involvement in Fixing, Reviewing of Judge’s Salary

FCCPC Reads Riot Act to Supermarket Operators


APC has failed, lacks capacity to lead ‘Ortom

APC blames hostility against SARS for deteriorating security

First Bank promotes 1179 employees, restates commitment to career development

APGA rakes in N176m from Soludo, 7 other aspirants

Senate reinforces legal status for national emergency number 112

FG playing politics with judicial autonomy ‘Wike

Nigeria short on financial inclusion target, records 51% in 2020

Your movement to APC will not save you on the day of reckoning ‘ Ortom tells defectors

No bank loans for environment destroyers ‘ CBN

Delta 2023: Ijaw traditional rulers urge Gbagi to go for PDP ticket

Corruption: Publish assets of public servants, ICPC tells CCB

Ex-Army officer promises to end insecurity in Anambra if elected governor

Gulak: S’East APC postpones commissioning of zonal secretariat

Delta, Bayelsa, Edo insist on power devolution, state police, fiscal federalism

I never issued memo to Buhari to suspend the constitution Malami

Nigeria not a failed state because of insecurity Lai Mohammmed

Insecurity: Nigeria in dire situation, delegates to ECOWAS Parliament lament

Sit up, tackle insecurity CAN youths tell Buhari

Nigeria now flowing with bitterness, sadness- Obasanjo


70% of govt agencies host data abroad despite $220m local infrastructure

Senate says no as campaigners demand brand new constitution

Democracy fails to stimulate growth, financial experts lament

It’s impossible to match budgetary allocation to projects in Nigeria, says Ucha

CAN condemns regional monopoly of presidency

Nigeria expecting 29 million COVID-19 vaccines, says Ehanire

Police kill five bandits in Katsina

Road users in pains over military checkpoint on Enugu-Anambra road

Soldier commits suicide after killing a customs officer in Seme

Nigerian arrested in US over ₦328 million fraudulent scheme

Presidency says magazine article on Nigeria unfair

Nigeria to produce smartphones for African continent – Pantami

JUSUN strike stalls deposed Emir Sanusi’s suit against Kano Govt, others

Police vow to apprehend killers of officers, others in Ikire, Apomu banks robbery

Troops kill 50 ISWAP terrorists in Damboa

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 25 additional infections


Insecurity: Imo PDP demands Uzodimma’s immediate resignation

Imo NBA moves to collate data on unjust arrests

NDDC: Economists fault Tompolo over ultimatum

NDDC: N’Delta nationalities back Tompolo, ask Akpabio to inaugurate board

Muslims have shariah court, we want Christian court ‘ Bauchi CAN tells constitution review c’ttee

NDDC Substantive Board: Another N’Delta group petitions Buhari, gives ultimatum

NDDC: IYC insists on protests as Ijaw leaders’ intervention fail

JUST IN: 7 ‘unknown gunmen’ kill 3 in Imo

Judiciary Autonomy: ‘No work no pay’ order now in force in Rivers ‘ Wike

Resuscitate roles of media as watchdog, vanguard of democracy now ‘ Masari tell Editors

NASS can give us new constitution this year ‘ Ikokwu

Sponsor youths at NITT to check insecurity ‘ Saraki tells Northwest Govs

Defection: I still respect PDP, says Ayade

LASU VC’s appointment, Sanwo-Olu has no anointed candidate- Aide

Election Violence: Some security agents aid thugs ‘ INEC alleges

Nigerian leaders have no blood in their hearts, says Bishop Kukah

How courts closure aids human rights violations in Nigeria

How Strict Data governance’ll grow Nigeria’s local content capacity

Labour seeks FG, employers’ parley over challenges in food sector

We’ve used 98% of COVID-19 vaccine in FCT ‘ Minister

$1.5m clinical trial cost delays of local Covid-19 vaccine ‘ FG

Expert worries over rising cases of kidney disorders


CBN, EFInA To Deepen Financial Inclusion For Rural, Unbanked Communities

CJN Wants Salary Review For Judges Every 4 Years

NAFDAC Goes After Restaurants Using Paracetamol To Cook Meat

Appointment Of Army Chief: Wary Of Rising Insecurity, Military Shelves Seniority Rule

Senate Rules Out New Constitution

Bandits Take Over Kano’s Largest Forest

Promoters Of Ethnicity, Religion Fuelling Crisis ‘ Lawan

2023: ‘IPOB Attacks Will Frustrate Igbo -Presidency

Nigeria Dripping With Bitterness, Sadness ‘ Obasanjo

Nigeria Begins SIM Card, Smartphone Production

Parents Of Abducted Islamiyya Pupils Raise N11m Ransom

Nigeria’s Vaccination Plans May Hit A Snag, Federal Govt Warns

Presidency Faults Foreign Affairs Report On Nigeria

Ilorin Varsity Student Raped, Killed

Use Of Technology In Elections Has Come To Stay ‘ INEC

Jonathan Tasks Media On Fake News, Usage Of FoI Law


African countries will require $16 billion for upgrade of 36 refineries

House of Assembly speakers seek amendment of impeachment procedures

CJN wants review of 1999 constitution to allow NJC fix salary of judges

Kwara pensioners urge governor to terminate pension consultant

Akpabio in Gbaramatu, meets with Delta dep gov, Tompolo, ethnic nationalities, other stakeholders

ATM Virtual: Online bookings, virtual tours shaping future of tourism in 2021, beyond

Increasingly, COVID-19 deprives children with autism, disability ‘Experts


Super Eagles stake unbeaten run against Cameroon

Why insecurity is rising, by Lawan, Ayade, Ganduje

Ganduje asks military to flush out bandits from Kano forests

Govt rejects failed state verdict by CFA, ex-U.S. envoy

How kidnappers evade tracking, by NCC

Firm demands N10b from Oyo for contract termination

Bandits demand N30m ransom for two kidnapped Kaduna nurses after collecting N10m

Corps members may be conscripted during war, says NYSC DG

FG to youths: stop renouncing your citizenship


NECO appoints Ogborodi as new acting registrar

BREAKING: Fear Grips Residents In Lagos As Nigerian Soldier Kills Customs Officer

Mass retirement of senior officers over new army chief Yahaya not underway

We know those killing us and why Bishop Kukah says

My constituents fleeing into bushes from security crackdown, says Rep

Ologbotsere descendants insist on Warri kingship succession edict

How politicians instigated thugs to attack my palace

Remembering Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti Nigerias lioness of Lisabi

Nigeria, Ethiopia strengthens bilateral relations on industrialization, politics

BREAKING: Nigeria is oozing bitterness, grief, Obasanjo laments

Nigeria failed to attain 70% target for 2020 financial inclusion strategy

NDIC partners FCT in liquidation of failed banks assets

Naira closes N498/$ at parallel market

Investors gain N35.52bn over buy-back interest in Dangote Cement, others


Wife sets husband on fire in Kano

Police arrest 10, bust IPOB meeting in Bayelsa

Hijacked school bus: Kidnapped female staff regains freedom

Int’l community funding secessionists — Ayade

Na’aba, Utomi, others condemn killings, call for calm

Abuja may soon become mega slums – Minister

ICPC to CCB: Publish assets declared by public, civil servants

Nigerian among 10 top young global change makers

Architecture creates opportunities – Nile varsity students

100 youths get Ooni’s leadership award

COVID-19: Managers urged to help pupils


Constitution Review: States House Assembly Speakers seek impeachment amendment procedure

Troops neutralize 3 gunrunners in Sokoto State

Police discover local AK-47 manufacturers in Jos

Buhari, govs should retake oath of office not to protect citizens Bishop Kukah

Retirement voluntary for senior officers DHQ

NGOs train stakeholders on budget tracking in Nasarawa


COVID-19: UK Reports 5,274 New Coronavirus Cases,18 Deaths

Akeredolu Supports Legalising Cannabis for Medicinal Purpose, Boost Foreign Exchange Earnings

NECO Registrar: Lai Mohammed attacks ex-NHRC boss Odinkalu over ‘fake tweet

Russia moves to reduce dollar share in national wealth to zero

Blasphemy: Court acquits Christian couple on death row

Zamfara police foil bandits’ attack in Anka LG

Video: Nigerians React to Young Man’s Ingenuity to Promoting Mum’s Biscuit Retail Shop on Social Media

Declaring Nigeria a failed state is preposterous ‘ Lai Mohammed tells CFA

FBI Arrests Another Nigerian in U.S for Stealing $800,000 In Payroll Hacking


Nigeria needs oil at $103 to boost economy

Buhari 6 years After: Corruption remains an intractable economic problem

Adebukola Agbaminoja, Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Film and Video Censors Board

Nigeria falls short of 2020 financial inclusion target as 38m adults lack access

5 reasons $71 oil price is not enough to boost Nigeria’s economy


Buhari’s Tweet Not Meant To Douse Tension ‘ Abaribe

NIMASA Takes Maritime Capacity Building To Schools, Announces Scholarships For Best Students

A Review Of Buhari’s Achievements In Six Years

What Nigeria Needs Now Is A Leader With Iron Fist ‘ Femi Adesina

Tasks Before Farouk Yahyah, New Chief Of Army Staff

Why FG Offered Health Workers Enhanced Hazard Allowance

Boko Haram: Zulum Swells Victims Support Fund With N12.2m


Buhari’s six years in office laid foundation for Nigeria’s greatness ‘ APC ‘ LAC

Consider national interest, peace, justice in editing ‘ Lawan tasks Guild of Editors

From Onitsha corner shops, I will emerge Anambra Gov ‘ APC aspirant, Orajiaka

Landlords, traders get one-week ultimatum to vacate Nyanya interchange

Food security: Relief as ARDS receives improved seed varieties

Group urge FG to compel Shell to clean massive pollution


FG begins hunt for $40bn gas investment

Ortom: PDP govs defecting to APC ‘re afraid of EFCC

FG: $1.5m clinical trial cost delays local COVID vaccine

Obasanjo: Nigerian system shackles citizens

Omo-Agege: Creating new constitution’ll be illegal

Heightened insecurity: Politicians, associates halt 2023 moves

USSD: Telcos insist on disconnecting banks

Military high command yet to authorise retirement of senior officers ‘DHQ

Police arresting newspaper vendors, readers in Aba ‘Residents

No plan to join APC, says Mimiko

Emefiele: 7 years of developmental central banking

CJN seeks review of judges’ salary

Pension assets: Investment in FG securities drops to N8.316trn

AFAN to FG: Insecurity hindering agric sector’s contribution to GDP

More Nigerian farmers gain access to digital financial services

Insecurity in S’East: Still a cloud of uncertainty

PILA floats foundation, rewards maths genius with N1m grant

Ortom: PDP govs defecting to APC’re afraid of EFCC

Minister adopts Young table tennis prodigies Okanlawon, Mustapha Brothers

Nigeria pulls out of African Championships hosting


Use of technology has come to stay, INEC tells election riggers

Nigeria is looking at gas as a renewable energy ‘ Sylva

Insecurity: Ibarapaland most challenging zone in Oyo ‘ Makinde

Nigeria achieved 35% local content compliance in 10 yrs ‘ Sylva


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