Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Bury TB Joshua in Arigidi Akoko, Ondo monarch appeals

Joshua: Ondo community market shut, brother recalls last encounter

Twitter ban wrong, dictatorial and counter-productive

Ayades aides refuse to defect, resign, Presidency hails gov

Atiku/Soludo 2023 posters handiwork of mischief makers APGA, ex-vp

Police confused on mass trial order, Adeboye, Kumuyi defy Twitter ban

Nigeria among top three countries with electricity deficits World Bank

Buhari appoints aides for wife on admin, women affairs, health

Experts condemn 3,689MW power generation despite CBN interventions

INEC prepares for voter registration, concludes polling units expansion

Three killed as troops repel bandits in Kaduna-Zaria highway

Over 100 civilians not supporting IPOBs ESN killed -Commander

Lagos lists abandoned buildings, orders clampdown on criminals

Well help FG to plant 25 million trees

IGPs wife threat on beer parlours

States hail Lagos N418.9bn IGR, to study method

Nigeria, others lost $1tn oil revenue in two years OPEC

FGs indefinite suspension of Twitter

21 professionals begin forensic audit of MDAs next week

Obaseki plans new airport in Edo North to rev up economic activities

Ogun community, police differ as suspected herdsmen kill three farmers

We ran to a farm for safety after Remo fans attacked us Insurance player

Newly-promoted NSCDC official killed in Abuja kidnappers ambush

Payment firm processes N1tn in 15 months

Nasarawa health workers begin indefinite strike, protest poor welfare

National Assembly concludes PIB deliberations, Gbajabiamila says bill not anti-business

Crypto trading platform launches e-commerce service

Airports authority unveils equipment to curb bird strikes

Nigerians have two more years to endure Buhari

Bank growth driven by digital financial services, agents

Striking Akwa Ibom varsity workers defy no-work no-pay threat

40 billion reserves, 4mbpd production achievable through marginal oilfields -FG

Avoid the three errors in burglary proof

Twitter ban: Fintech firms groan, say damage unquantifiable

Students cause stampede at Kwara poly over inadequate ICT equipment

Protesting traders burn Abia vigilance office over N18,000 levy, members shooting

UNILAG students kick over inability to access online lectures

Two fish sellers killed as car runs into Ogun stationary truck

After one week, police begin probe of Germany-bound travellers killing by NAF operatives

Seven years after mass abduction, FG renovates Chibok school

Ogun man stabs bricklayer to death over N20,000 debt

Igangan attack: Security agencies should know unknown gunmen Ex-DSS director

Twitter ban: Dont harass foreign envoys, PDP tells FG, APC

Governors wives raise concerns over insecurity, poverty

UPDATE: Buhari charges COAS, CDS, Defence Minister to quell insecurity

FG didnt give conditions to lift Twitter ban Ministry

Buhari in closed-door meeting with COAS, CDS, Defence Minister


IG Suspends Issuance of Spy Plate Numbers, Tinted Glasses

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Three in Ogun Communities

Bring Attackers of Igangan to Book, Yoruba Group Urges FG

30 Feared Killed as Bandits Attack Zamfara Communities

Fleeing Bandits Kill Three Persons in Kaduna

NUJ Seeks Reversal of Twitter Suspension

Sultan Tasks Nigerian Leaders on Fairness, Justice, Equity

Twitter Suspension: PDP Cautions FG against Harassment of Foreign Envoys

Igangan Massacre, a Declaration of War on Yoruba, Says Group

Army: IPOB Killed 128 Military, Police Personnel

Twitter Suspension: MRA, IPC Threaten to Lodge Complaints Before AU, UN

Rivers, Julius Berger Sign Contract to Dualise Ahoada-Omoku Road

Zulum Directs Sponsorship of 100 Borno Indigenes to Study Quantity Surveying

‘JUSUN Strike has Greatly Hampered Justice Delivery’

Umahi Resigns as Chairman of South-east Security Committee

FG Didn’t Give Condition to Lift Twitter Ban, Says Foreign Ministry

Online Entrepreneurship, a Plus for Nigeria’s Economy, Says Bricks to Cribs…

CJN Swears in Abdullahi as FCT High Court Chief Judge

Suspected Herdsmen Invade Benue Community, Kill 30

Despite Ban, Open Grazing Persists in Southern States

CBN Increases Forex Allocation to Banks

Electronic Payment Transactions Hit N21.27tn in May

Petrol Subsidy Delays Funding of N26.2bn NNPC Projects


CIBN seeks NDLEA, EFCC partnership on illicit financial flow

Patronise CBN-licensed BDCs, ABCON charges customers

Wema launches *945# democracy campaign, rewards customers with cash, gifts

We can’t turn our back on oil exploration ‘Buhari

AfCFTA: Weak Customs rules threaten agreement

NMA raises the alarm over resignation of 105 doctors in Ondo

30 feared slaughtered by suspected herdsmen in Benue


CSOs seek specialised courts for sexual offences

Umuahia timber market burntas traders clash with Abia State vigilantes

Agonising tale of newspaper vendor’s two weeks in police cell

We’ve lost a voice for persons with disabilities in TB Joshua’s demise

Police nab one as suspected cultists kill rival member in Osun

Seven accident victims buried in Kano

Umahi promises rescue of children abducted over land dispute in Ebonyi

BDC directors reiterate commitment to exchange rate stability

Minister unveils N26b cancer, cardiovascular disease centre in Rivers

Agonising tale of newspaper vendor’s two weeks in police cell

Hospitality sector on ‘wait and see’ as renewed lockdown threatens survival

Suspected herders kill 30, injure others in Benue

Edo begins audit of councils, probes N10 billion debt

Senate probes maritime academy for alleged N1.05b misappropriation

PDP Reps threaten legal action against FG over ban of Twitter

CBN increases forex allocation to banks, assures liquidity for invisibles

State police will address insecurity in Nigeria – Gyang

Attack on INEC offices ploy to shift 2023 polls, HURIWA alleges

Twitter suspension in national interest, security ‘ Onyeama

Moderna seeks approval of Covid-19 vaccine for teens in Europe, Canada

Nigerian Navy launches new warship

FG mulls death penalty for railway vandals


Continuity’ Bill is dead on arrival

Violent crimes, secessionist agitations at unacceptable heights ‘ Buhari’s minister

Aisha Buhari to Nigerian Mothers: We’ve duty to raise patriotic, conscientious, productive citizens for this country

Insecurity: Church leaders urge end to extrajudicial killings in Imo

Lai to journalists: Uphold peace, stability of Nigeria

Umahi resigns as Chairman of South East Security Committee

INEC to publish list of new polling units next week

Vandalism: FG spends N3.8bn on repairs of 4 bridges ‘ Fashola

Anambra: APC says no anointed candidate, as Moghalu declares election, no tea party

2023: Zoning is unconstitutional ‘ Sen Adamu

INEC to unveil new Polling Units next week

Anambra 2021: APGA is no match for APC ‘ Nwankwo

ASUU condemns sack of lecturers, stoppage of union dues by Kaduna govt

Soludo not interested in 2023 presidential election

Troops repel bandits’ attack, neutralise many on Kaduna-Zaria Highway ‘ Commissioner

APC Primaries: Protesters block Somolu LG Secretariat, disrupt activities

OPEC member countries lost $1trn to oil price plunge in two years, says Sec Gen

Igangan Killings: Yoruba leaders accuse FG of sponsoring bandits, ask residents to arm themselves

Upcoming elections about the future of Anambra state ‘ Onyemelukwe

OPEC member countries lost $1trn to oil price plunge in two years, says Sec. Gen

Buhari appoints new aides for First Lady

Insecurity: Ooni calls for caution as Ifa indicts politicians

Governor Ayade’s Special Adviser on SDGs resigns

Anambra 2021: PDP aspirants vow to unite to ensure victory

2023: Atiku distances self from campaign posters

ASETU asks Buhari to withdraw genocidal threat on Ndigbo

Elimination of trans fatty acids in foods, a guaranty for food safety

Making a Case for Commercial Production of Cannabis in Nigeria

NBC directs all broadcast stations to suspend Twitter handles

How Western nations ignored what FG told them about IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu before Twitter face-off ‘ Official

Farouq inaugurates Governing Council of Senior Citizens Centre

2 arrested for allegedly stealing N70,000 from betting shop in Imo

Twitter ban: PDP warns FG against harassment of foreign envoys

I will not condone any act of recklessness’, CJN warns new FCT CJ


Ayade Is Material for National Politics, Says Garba Shehu

Kano Youths Back Saraki For 2023 Presidential Contest

West African Youths Seek Dialogue On Sub-region’s Challenges

Zamfara Govt Secures Release Of 11 Kidnap Victims

Nigerian Navy Launches New Warship

Nigeria Can’t Afford Another Civil War ‘ NEF

Port Harcourt DisCo Repairs Faulty Facilities In 4 States

7 Years After Abduction, Federal Govt Commissions Chibok Girls’ School

105 Medical Doctors Resign From Ondo, Says NMA

Attacks On Public Infrastructure Is Terrorism, Says Federal Govt

Kaduna Govt Employs 10,000 New Workers

APC Youths Condemn Soludo’s Supporters For Attack On Buhari

President Buhari Appoints New Aides For First Lady


Akeredolu charges stakeholders to correct misconception on Cannabis

Okowa swears in SSG, seven advisers, warns against complacency

2023: I have no preferred candidate among Oyo APC governorship aspirants ‘ Alao-Akala

Iron rods distributors raise the alarm over substandard steel products

Profit-taking dips stock market by 0.1 per cent, sheds N20.7bn

Date announced for 2021/2022 entrance exam into police secondary schools

#TwitterBan: We will keep tweeting, CSOs, activists dare FG

Heavy security presence in Igangan as Ibarapa North LG boss urges Makinde on VGN members

Igangan killings, declaration of war against Yorubaland ‘ Akintoye

Reps probe NPA over utilisation of $18m insurance fund

Allow South-East secede if their leaders insist, Northern elders advise FG

There’s a lot of pressure on security ‘ Buhari


NGF 30-man team visits Lagos to understudy states IGR template

Communities shut markets, shops to honour T B Joshua

Air Peace Boeing 737 returns from C-check

Experts decry infrastructure gaps in African aviation

Towards a more robust home ownership model

Fed Govt declares attacks on public assets terror act

Violent crimes, secessionist agitations at unacceptable heights Minister

Pastor Adeboye speaks on Twitter Ban

CJN warns new Abuja Chief Judge against abuse of office

Why Apapa gridlock persists, by Sanwo-Olu

Three die as troops repel bandits on Kaduna-Zaria highway

Why we want TB Joshua buried in Arigidi, by monarch


Africa not prepared for 3rd wave of COVID-19 outbreak, WHO warn

Vandalized assets in FCT to cost N2.6bn Minister

INEC releases list of expanded polling units next week

North is ready for power shift to South -Arewa group

FG commissions Chibok School after seven years of Boko Harams Invasion

PDP cautions APC, Federal Govt against harassing foreign envoys

Reps: PDP Caucus says suspension of twitter, violates separation of powers

We will not resist a Christian president in 2023- MURIC


Secession agitations: Northern elders flay Igbo leaders’ lack of consensus

Mixed reactions as FG orders TV, radio stations to de-install Twitter

NSA, CBN, IGP, NIMASA undermining us — Reps

NSCDC unveils female squad against school kidnappings

Attacks on INEC offices, other public assets, act of terrorism – FG

Bandits kill 3 in Kaduna communities

Bandits: Kano government urged to establish forest marshals

COAS appointment: 29 Generals to proceed on annual leave

Twitter suspension bites hard on brands, businesses

France imposes $267m fine on Google

NPC, UNDP to launch 2021 world population report June 8

Local production of nutrition commodities key to tackling malnutrition – Health minister

Is chronic kidney disease inevitable in hypertension or diabetes?

Women who take paracetamol more likely to have kids with autism or ADHD, study warns

No, banana flower isn’t a ‘miracle food’- Beware of health claims promising miracles

Impeaching Buhari not solution to Nigeria’s problems – Yusuf Ali

Markets, shops shut in Arigidi Akoko to mourn T.B Joshua

90% of women with disabilities lack access to health services — NGO

Gunmen kill 3 in Ogun

Fear grips Ibarapa residents, as gunmen resurface

CNG cautions Gani Adams, says northerners must not be attacked

Yoruba groups disagree over Igangan attacks

APC chairmanship: Why I met Badaru — Sheriff

Registration: Buhari organisation protests over Kano exercise

2023: Atiku disowns campaign posters with Soludo

Insecurity: W/African youths call for dialogue

NLC strike: Sack of 18 Kaduna varsity staff illegal — ASUU

Health workers begin indefinite strike in Nasarawa

Demolished building kills one in Rivers

7 years after students’ abduction, Chibok school remodeled

APC registration: Buhari organisation protests ‘injustice’ in Kano exercise

Who offended Buhari? Twitter or Nigerians?

105 doctors resign from Ondo workforce over irregular salary

Expect changes in security operations, Defence Minister tells Nigerians

FACT CHECK: Is it true that Nigeria’s life expectancy is responsible for low COVID-19 mortality?

Sultan: Some elites plan to dismantle Nigeria

Akwa Ibom University students barred from school as govt, lecturers fight

IPOB: Northern NGO calls for restraint

‘Take FCT SWAN to next level’, Attah charges newly-elected ExCo

Bandits rustle 500 cattle in Kebbi communities

Twitter ban: This is an attack on the media, Kadaria Ahmed tackles NBC

Health workers begin indefinite strike in Nasarawa

Eat pork as alternative to beef, Gov Akeredolu tells Ondo people

It’s their natural right to secede, says Soyinka on Biafra/Yoruba nation agitation

Hospital patient dies after security guard performs surgery

2023 Presidency: Atiku/Soludo support group launched in Abuja


41 die, over 100 wounded in Pakistan train collision

Nigeria, other members lost $1trn to oil price plunge in 2 years ‘ OPEC scribe

#TwitterBan: Don’t Harass Foreign Envoys ‘ PDP Warns FG

Oyo Massacre: Buhari Govt Backs Fulani Terrorists, War Declared Against Yoruba ‘ Akintoye

#TwitterBan: Like Adeboye, Pastor Kumuyi Says Deeper Life Church Can Tweet From Anywhere

US, UK, EU Envoys Meet FG, Insist #Twitterban Violates Freedom of Expression

#TwitterBan: Pastor Adeboye Disagrees With FG, Says Tweeting Human Right


Chinas successful development experience inspiring for other countries: former Greek Foreign Minister

Twitter suspension : PDP Caucus Threatens legal Action Against President Buhari

Electricity bill: UNN pays N80m to EEDC VC

NDE Still Maintains Its Effort At Creating Sustainable Jobs For Nigeria , Fikpo Echos

Anambra 2021: APC aspirants battle to beat dateline

2023: INEC to announce new Polling Units next week


Liquid takes crown of largest African network with 100,000km fibre

Energy transition reality rouses FG from inertia on sector reforms

Nigeria’s Twitter ban and the regulation of social media by other means

Why are doctors still practicing medicine in Nigeria

National poverty reduction with growth strategy: Serious or business as usual

Manufacturers urge enabling policies, actions to drive economic growth

The ‘harm principle’ must underpin response to herdsmen problem in Nigeria

DCompeting agendas of the oil majors and state-owned producers

6 years after: Economic realities more worrisome now than in 2015


Senator Raises Alarm Over Killing Of 3 Persons By Fleeing Fulani Herdsmen In Ogun

NCC Boss Describes Late Guardian Photojournalist As A Professional Photographer

Why I’m Interested In Becoming APC National Chairman ‘Mustapha

2023: The Politics Behind Ayade’s Defection

Empowering SMEs To Tackle Nigeria’s Alarming Unemployment

Awolowo Laments African Nation’s Abhorrence In Self Trading, Reveals N50bn Export Expansion Grant

CIBN Seeks NDLEA, EFCC, CIBN Partnership On Illicit Financial Flow

Suspected Igangan Herdsmen Kill Three Beninoise In Ogun

Nigeria’s 4m Barrels Daily Production Target Sacrosanct -Buhari

Otuaro Says Emplacing NDDC Board Won’t Stop Forensic Audit

CIBN Boss Seeks NDLEA, EFCC, Collaboration On Illicit Finance Flow

Twitter Ban: FG Did Not Give Any Condition, Ministry Says

Group Backs FG Over Suspension Of Twitter

Nwankwo Vows To Make Anambra An Industrial Hub Of Africa

APC Youths Condemn Soludo Supporters For Attacking Buhari


PDP rejects Ganduje’s claim more govs plan to join APC

Kano to redeploy 5,000 civil servants with qualification in education to classrooms

Kaduna Speaker says killings, burning of Church in Chikun community ungodly

Gen. Abdulsalam condemns current insecurity in Nigeria

NGO trains 5,000 girls on menstrual health

ONSA orders dismantling of illegal security outfits

Anambra guber: No going back on Nov 6 date, INEC declares

Aremu says constitution review must deepen democracy


2023: Why presidency must rotate from the North to the South

Vandalism: FG to spend N5trn on damaged bridges

Insecurity: We’ve arrested 686 suspected kidnappers, bandits in 2 months ‘ IGP

Suspected Igangan killer-herdsmen kill three hunters in Ogun

Killings: Life no longer has value in Nigeria ‘ Atiku

Release abducted children within seven days, Umahi tells warlords

Recovered funds: Reps to sanction NSA, IGP, CBN gov, NIMASA DG

MRA, IPC condemn FG’s Twitter ban


Naira depreciates beyond ‘critical’ line N7 to N502/$

FG restates resolve to develop abundant gas resources

NAICOM sets new approach for insurance distribution, wants more publicity

Anchor Borrowers Programme raked in N20bn ‘ CBN

How vehicle dealers short-changed FG in import revenues

Again, NPA, Lagos brainstorm on ending perennial Apapa gridlock


FCT task team impounds 115 motorcycles

Is Ayade facing a bleak political future’

Anambra gubernatorial: Ill return peace to Anambra if elected governor Chidozie

Buhari to commission 156km Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail this week APC group

Anyanacho beats African champion in Taekwondo championship

Why we are owing Rohr 7 months salaries Pinnick


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