Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

LEADERSHIP

French President, Macron, Slapped By Protester

CBN Raises Import Duty To N404 /$ As Price Hike Looms

JUST-IN: Federal Govt Reopens Passport Application Portal

Death, Reminder of Salvation, CAN Reacts To TB Joshua’s Death

Air Peace Staff Foil Attempted Trafficking Of 2 Babies To Delta

Insecurity: North Central Forum Demands Presidency In 2023

Sokoto, Zamfara, Yobe To Experience Severe Dry Spell In June ‘ NiMet

Twitter Ban Splits House Of Reps As PDP Members Stage Walkout

Clerics Hail Kwara Gov Over Developmental Strides

PUNCH

FG must account for recovered funds, assets

200 fresh Nigerian doctors in UK swell list to 8,384

Mbaka waits in vain as DSS fails to show up with summons

Igangan attack’ll never happen in Oyo again, says Makinde

TB Joshua family meets over burial, Senate mourns

Police engage fleeing kidnappers in Kaduna, rescue five victims

NIP transactions hit N20tn in May, says NIBSS

Residents flee as troops invade IPOBs security networks camp in Imo

Buhari, service chiefs, others meet, Uzodimma blames opposition again

Brazil Supreme Court to consider halting Copa America

Why Nigeria cannot prosecute Twitter users

Eagles hold Lions in second friendly in Austria

Lagos mechanics, technicians protest alleged takeover of workshops

Unpaid Sunshine players receive one month salary

Fire guts NYSC office in Delta federal secretariat, firefighter falls

Twitter ban violation: CAN warns as AGF vows to try Adeboye, VIP offenders

Concrete from building under demolition crushes Rivers scavenger

EFCC arrests 65 suspected Internet fraudsters in Oyo, Abuja, Enugu

Two killed as wall collapses during Katsina downpour

FG shortlists 550,000 for N-Power programme final selection

Diet, lifestyle modification vital in managing hypertension

Police commence probe as Lagos, Benue mobs lynch suspected kidnapper, motorcycle thief

Protesters storm Lagos APC secretariat, reject candidates

Immigration warns racketeers as passport portal reopens

I love you for life, Kim Kardashian celebrates estranged husband Kanye West

Expert advises Nigerians on clean environment, pest control

Slain Zamfara fruit vendors family demands N200m compensation

Drivers protest in Rivers as NSCDC official shoots colleague dead

Rumoured rift between Akpabio, Sylva over NDDC board malicious Aide

Police rescue five kidnap victims in Kaduna

Security agencies were informed of planned Igangan killings -Falana

Twitter ban: Buhari intolerant of criticism, says Situation Room

62,000 schools nationwide open to attacks, says NSCDC

Malami logs into Twitter to deactivate account

Biden govt to defend Trump in rape case

Senate bars NIPOST from tax collection, withdraws agencys regulatory powers

THISDAY

W’Bank Raises GDP Growth Forecast for Nigeria to 1.8%

Kidnappers of Tegina Pupils Reduce Ransom to N150m

Kyari Calls for Transparency in IOCs’ Operations

Buhari Urges House to Confirm Yahaya as COAS

Nigeria to Drive Africa’s Telecoms’ Growth, Says Report

Obasanjo, Abdulsalami, Sultan, Others Meet Tomorrow over State of the Nation

Senate Panel Indicts 59 MDAs Queried in Auditor General’s …

House Condemns Alleged Killing of 180 People in Benue, Oyo by Herdsmen

FG: Malami to Decide on Prosecution of Adeboye, Kumuyi, Others over…

MTN, Others Lose Three Million Subscribers

NiMet: Sokoto, Zamfara, Yobe, Others to Experience Severe Dry Spell in…

Makinde: Devolution of Power Only Solution to Nigeria’s Challenges

Akeredolu Inaugurates another Batch of 503 Amotekun Operatives

Sanwo-Olu Unveils Lagos Action Plan to Battle Climate Change Challenges

Political Leaders Urge Buhari to Address Challenges of Insecurity

South-east Journalists Allege Indiscriminate Killing of Innocent Citizens by Security Operatives

Insecurity: House Urges FG to Provide Security, Safety Measures in Schools

Senate Passes Bill to Unbundle NIPOST

Group Urges FG to Curb Insecurity, Seek Dialogue

Sylva Debunks Alleged Rift with Akpabio over NDDC Board

W’Bank Opposes Vaccine Intellectual Property Waiver

Suspension to Remain Indefinitely Until Twitter Shows Remorse, Says FG

Headline: Harnessing Potentials of Renewable Energy

FG Seeks Integration of WASH into Tertiary Education Curriculum

FG: Global Terrorism, Armed Struggle in Sahel, Threats to Nigeria

Video: President Macron Slapped in the Face During Visit to Southeastern…

SERAP Drags Buhari to ECOWAS Court over Twitter Ban

China Blocks Cryptocurrency-related Accounts

FG: AfCTA to Boost Africas Exports by $560bn

SUN

Anambra 2021: APC rakes in N315m from 14 aspirants

Microfinance Banks have boosted poverty reduction in Nigeria ‘Ehigiamusoe, LAPO MfB boss

We’ve repaid $100m revolving loan -Brown, Seplat CEO

NAICOM begins enforcement of compulsory insurance in FCT

Twitter ban: What you should know about using VPNs

Nigeria loses billions of naira over deficient dry dock facilities

24hrs port operation: PTML urges FG to address insecurity, bad roads

NIWA to train boat operators on accidents prevention

NCAA bans consumption of food onboard domestic flights, defaulting airlines to be sanctioned

You’re not spokesman of workers over salaries, Imo NLC tells PDP

FG asks JUSUN, PASAN to call off strike

Angry mob burns suspected motorcycle thief

South East senior lawyers call for truce over insecurity in region

Suspected kidnapper set ablaze, police rescue another in Lagos

EFCC arrests 50 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan

Fire guts Asaba Federal Secretariat

IPOB denies Dragon as ESN commander

8 die in Niger auto crash

Diplomacy vital to resolve insecurity in South East Ogbonna, President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos

Northern elders to Buhari: South East deserves special treatment

GUARDIAN

FG talks tough, insists Twitter ban is indefinite

How graft at seaports fuels Nigeria’s poor rating on global corruption index

Apathy, distrust hamper Anchor Borrowers Programme, say North Central farmers

Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination drive suffers setback as Nigeria gets $900m health grant

I can’t guarantee security in Imo, says Uzodimma

Lagos residents lament delayed repair of burnt airport bridge

Ndume, Jaha seek probe of N500m for Chibok school project

Kwara compensates owners of schools, chapels damaged during hijab crisis

Buhari angered by social media posts deletion, planned to ban Facebook – Report

Govt declares Wednesday, Thursday public holidays

NGF, JUSUN, Rivers judiciary open two days after Wike’s threat

Thousands of women and children flee Burkina Faso massacre

Woman Claims To Have Given Birth To Ten Children In New World Record

Lagos residents lament delayed repair of burnt airport bridge

VANGUARD

NDDC board: Sylva, Akpabio maintain good relationship ‘ Aide

Kalu cautions perpetrators of violence in South-East

Gov Makinde promises to end insecurity in Ibarapa land

Kwara Gov seeks support for IDPs, commends FG

Nigerian troops foil attack on Dikwa, pound ISWAP fighters

Insecurity: Food, cattle dealers threaten nationwide strike

Redevelopment: Sanwo-Olu reassures on full implementation of Iru-VI Lagos master plan

Insecurity: Uzodimma tackles Imo former political office holders

Reps pass Bill seeking to deregister political parties without seat in State Assembly

Deteriorating Enugu Digital Bridge Institute worries Enugu speaker

EbubeAgu: I resigned because South-East govs failed Security Committee ‘ Umahi

Climate Change Threats: Sanwo-Olu, experts harp on urgent need to protect environment

Nigeria can leapfrog other countries to become major supplier of agricultural produce if’ says Gawuna

BREAKING: South-West PDP exco meets with Fayose

FG warns residents against patronising operators of quack health facilities

Cab drivers move to dump Uber, Bolt, partner indigenous ride sharing Apps

Why newspaper, govt websites knocked offline

Financial Times, New York Times, Bloomberg, Guardian UK, BBC, Other websites down

INEC: Avoidable disaster ahead

COVID-19: Lagos Assembly to strengthen healthcare sector through training

COVID-19: Hope beckons as Mastercard, Africa CDC deploy $1.3bn to save lives

Give your daughters menstrual health education early, Oludara tasks mothers

With more investment in HIV prevention, PrEP can help suppress infection ‘ EXPERTS

WHO, FAO worry as COVID-19 exposes vulnerabilities in food production, control

Police officer pleads guilty to raping woman in UK

Final year varsity student dies in Kano

Kaduna Police foils kidnap attempt, rescue

Insecurity: Amotekun has given South West hope in management of security ‘ Chairman S/ W Govs Forum

#TwitterBan: APC warns Nigerians against resort to VPN, says private investments at risk

NLNG, firms sign deals to deliver 1.1tons of gas yearly to domestic market

BPP DG asks Reps to make laws on birth control

Nigeria’s democratic structure, institutions compromised ‘ UniAbuja VC

Igangan killings: CNG’s comments against Gani Adams unsavoury- OPC

TRIBUNE

13-man drugs control committee inaugurated in Katsina

Rights group condemns Igangan killings

Equities investors earn N120bn as market adds 0.5 per cent

Niger govt flags off 2021 fertilizer sales at N8,000 per bag

CAN writes SCOAN, expresses shock over death of T.B Joshua

Edo PDP factional chairman calls for unity, backs Obaseki

May & Baker pays N517.6m dividends to shareholders

Reps flay Lebanese, Chinese, Indian firms over casualisation, ask FG to roll out policies to end it

Northern food and cattle dealers threaten to stop food supply nationwide

Adjust to Twitter ban, avoid VPN, APC tells Nigerians

Reps call for security beef up across educational institutions nationwide

FG decries attack on public infrastructure

Over 13,000 Nigerian students studying in US institutions ‘ Consular

N-Power scheme: FG set to absorb 550,000 Nigerians

Agunloye, Na’abba, Utomi, Ezekwesili, others regroup, seek help to save Nigeria from imminent collapse

Reps set up four-man committee to probe oil spill in Akoka area of Lagos

Igangan mayhem will be last of such ‘ Makinde

Killings in South-East: We stand at risk of a repeat of 1967 genocide ‘ Senator Kalu

NATION

AfCFTA: Opportunities abound for SMEs in agric

Documents gone as fire razes Asaba NYSC office

NSCDC official shoots bus driver

50 suspected Yahoo boys held in Ibadan

Rep caucus: find Igangan assailants

We reject secession, say North Central leaders

250m vaccine doses needed to hit Sept target, says WHO

Uzodimma blames insecurity on disgruntled politicians

Enugu begins prosecution of safety violators

Igbo leaders, SANs: Its time to end killings

One million to receive N5,000 stipends for six months

World Bank ties Nigerias 1.8% growth to market-based exchange rate

IOCs seek improved security, enabling environment for businesses to thrive

VPN can expose your bank accounts, data to hackers, APC warns Nigerians

INEC asked to okay Diaspora voting in 2023

Fed Govt to JUSUN: reopen courts

House passes Bill seeking to regulate political parties

HURIWA to Fed Govt: scrapping NYSC will worsen criminality

Twitter ban: AGF Malami deactivates account

CBN disburses N253b to 470 households, 77,000 SMEs

Twitter ban: SERAP drags Buhari to ECOWAS court

French president slapped while greeting crowd, arrest made

Actor to Davido: marry Chioma within 21 days or else

Heated reactions as Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay fight dirty

NLNG revenue generation hits $110b

DAILY TIMES

NESG harps on Need to Embrace and support the Digital Economy following Twitter Suspension

Hes hated even in death Momodu questions christians for not commenting on T. B Joshua death

Death penalty for people stealing Railway tracks in Nigeria, FG now considering

FG directs broadcasting stations to stop use of Twitter

OPEC loses $1trn to oil price plunge

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

Vandalized assets in FCT to cost N2.6bn Minister

DAILY TRUST

FG loses 50% vehicle import duty, levies to smugglers – Report

Senate passes bill to bar NIPOST from tax collection

BDC directors urge CBN to review N2 margin

Nigeria produces 20% of domestic coconut demand- FG

GACN holds forum in Kano to boost use of gas

Tomato import gulped N16bn in 2 years – NSPRI

Secession agitations: Kalu warns against repetition of 1967 genocide

Attacks on Muslims in Canada on the rise

Senate moves to strengthen copyright regime in Nigeria

Ban insecurity, not Twitter, ActionAid tells FG

Mob burn ‘thief’ to death in Benue

Twitter suspension: SERAP takes Buhari govt to ECOWAS court

Fire razes NYSC office in Delta

Passport fees: Nigerian mission in S/Africa denies extortion

Sanwo-Olu unveils 5-year climate plan

NSCDC official kills driver in Rivers

Grazing law: Bayelsa impounds 30 cows

Kano man returns home after 65 years

I can’t guarantee security in Imo alone — Uzodimma

FG orders striking judiciary workers to reopen courts

Osun first lady emerges chair of southern govs’ wives forum

HERALD

Marry Chioma if you want God to fight for you’ ‘ Uche Maduagwu tells Davido

Denrele: ‘It’s okay to feel sad, angry; having feelings doesn’t make you a negative person

May you never die’ ‘ Daddy Freeze slams Okotie over cryptic post about wizard called Emmanuel

Okotie: ‘The wizard at Endor who assumed the title Emmanuel has been consumed by divine indignation

South African Woman Delivered of 10 Babies at Once

Miracles will continue in Synagogue despite TB Joshua’s demise ‘ Worshippers

Cab Drivers Move To Dump Uber, Bolt, Partner Indigenous Ride Sharing Apps

BUSINESSDAY

Apapa gridlock: Hope alive three months after deploying call up technology

Nigeria spends N258.3bn importing wheat in first quarter 2021

What a Netflix Documentary Taught me About Buhari’s War on Everybody

Myopia and the Nigerian banking system

Pervasive insecurity and existential risk in Nigeria

Fasola Agribusiness Industrial Hub to create 1,000 jobs

FGN-Twitter Duel: One Double Standard Begets Another

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Cannabis Cultivation Is Multi-Billion Naira Business, Akeredolu Reiterates

Why Vehicle Smugglers Shortchange FG ‘ Dealers

Obaseki’s Supreme Court Victory Elicits Edo Political Unification

We WiII Respect Decision Of APC Appeal Committee On LG Primaries ‘ Balogun

How ICT Can Transform Oil & Gas Sector ‘ Expert

Lagos Announces New Dates For Public Service Examinations

Tricycle, Shuttle Bus Operators Defy Obiano’s Ban Order

Igangan: Hold Me Responsible For What Has Happened ‘ Makinde

Unlawful Suspension Of Twitter: SERAP Drags Buhari Govt To ECOWAS Court

JUST IN: AGF Malami Deactivates Twitter Account

T.B Joshua: CAN Commiserates With Family

I Can’t Guarantee Adequate Security In Imo State ‘ Hope Uzodinma

Kidnapping: Angry Mob Set Three On Fire In Agege

NEW TELEGRAPH

22 years of democracy: Not yet uhuru for Nigerians

Why EFCC is after me -Nwoko, ex-A’Ibom AG

Auditor-General’s report: Senate indicts 59 MDAs

S’East: Kalu cautions masterminds of insecurity

Despite pandemic, Nigerian students’ visas number to US increase by 2.5 %

Barkindo: $1trn oil revenue lost by OPEC members in 2 years

Buhari destroying Nigeria’s global image ‘HURIWA

Twitter ban: Drama as PDP lawmakers stage walk out at plenary

World Bank raises Nigeria’s 2021 growth forecast to 1.8%

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