Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 10 June 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



U.S. laments govt’s inaction on religious extremism, considers special envoy

Why currency crisis, economy worsen despite high oil prices

Twitter, Facebook, others must register in Nigeria, says FG

Importers, agents groan as Customs adopt N404.97/$1 as new import duty rate

Motorists, commuters groan as container causes gridlock on Oworonshoki-Oshodi expressway

Rivers threatens to acquire disputed land in Ogoni

Dismembering Nigeria at this time idiotic, Obasanjo insists

Igbo senior advocates seek patriots’ intervention in South-East crisis

Multinationals complicit in Nigeria’s $18b loss to IFF, CISLAC alleges

15.8m subscribers lose telephone lines to ban on SIM registration in Q1

NIS reopens passport application portal

Bauchi governor sacks all commissioners, SSG, SAs

NCS admits receiving N1 billion in error from contractor

I can’t guarantee security in Imo, says Uzodimma

INEC releases notice for Anambra guber poll, warns against rancorous primaries

Kebbi APC PRO resigns over missing N100m

To get Nigeria right we need a truly federal constitution, says Adeniran

Anambra 2021: Why everyone wants a piece of Valentine Ozigbo

How Ayade’s defection dismantled, disorganised permutations for 2023

Allow Igbo to secede if need be, northern elders advise FG

Incumbency won’t decide next Anambra governor, say APC aspirants


Obasanjo carpets secession agitators, describes disintegration calls as idiotic

Im not surprised by my husbands death, TB Joshuas widow declares

FG votes N895bn supplementary budget for vaccines, security

N13bn Ikoyi cash: Reps tackle NSA as Emefiele, IGP, others appear today

Buhari inaugurates Lagos-Ibadan train service, security facilities today

NBA readies 13-member legal team, Lai, Pantami lead talks with Twitter

Reps probe N275bn agric loans under YarAdua, Jonathan, Buhari

Buffeted by rising insecurity, Imo residents contend with rights abuses, killings by security agents

Forward new sharing formula to National Assembly, Reps tell Buhari

Pay ransom, empower bandits, kidnappers with ammunition -El-Rufais wife

Nigerias total debt rises by N191bn in three months, hits N33.1tn

Bandits kidnap of 136 pupils for ransom in Niger

Reps demand resignation of FIRS boss for shunning summons

Igangan residents demand arrest of Seriki, sons

Reps list naira devaluation losses, ask CBN to halt trend

PIB passage, biggest enabler we need, say oil majors

Well crack down on fake products importers SON

Unrest: Fear, anxiety grip clubs over matches in eastern Nigeria

NDPHC, EKEDC move to improve power supply in Lagos

SANs divided over Akeredolus call for unicameral legislature

Unions kick over alleged sacking of Chevrons contract workers

Huawei, NNPC, others push for oil industry growth

NBS, others to enhance data for govt decision-making

Air passengers to benefit from competition Stakeholders

Buhari and Biden clash on fundamental rights

FG targets 3,000 jobs with airports as special economic zones

ITF recovers $45m for seafarers as ship abandonments rise

EFCC nabs father, son for alleged Internet fraud in Lagos

Buhari, Jonathan, Tinubu, others to feature in Democracy Day documentary

Dont pay ransom if Im abducted, says el-Rufais wife

Knocks as Senate screens Lauretta Onochie for INEC commissioner

Twitter, other OTTs must now register with CAC, FG insists

UEFA suspends legal action against Super League clubs

Revenue probe: For shunning invitation, Reps ask FIRS boss to resign

Census will not consider religion, ethnicity NPC


Obasanjo Opposes Secessionist Agitations, Says We’re Better off Together

With Declining Sector Investments, NNPC Predicts $200 Oil Price

Relief as Judicial, Legislative Workers Suspend Strike

Lagos, Rivers Lead as Public Debt Climbs to N33.1tn

FG to Propose N895.84bn Supplementary Budget for COVID-19 Vaccines, Others

PDP Mobilises Senators to Block Buhari’s Aide’s Confirmation as INEC Commissioner

Buhari Rallies Global Action to Eliminate HIV/AIDS in Africa by 2030

IG Charges Personnel Never Again to Allow Hoodlums Overrun Police Stations

Nigeria, Togo, Others Plan $570m Power Transmission Line

Abdulsalami, Sultan, Onaiyekan, Others Call for Peace, Reconciliation

Lawan: Ninth Senate Passed 58 Bills in Two Years

Relief as Poly Lecturers Suspend Strike

Census will Not Consider Religion, Ethnicity, Says NPC

House Investigates Disbursements of N275bn Agric Loans to Farmers

NDLEA Arrests Two Drug Suppliers in Kwara, Seizes 24kg Diazepam, Codeine

Don’t Play Politics with Insecurity in South-east, Ekweremadu Tells Politicians

My Husband’s Death Not a Surprise, Says TB Joshua’s Wife

Police Confirm Death of 18 Persons in Jigawa Auto Crash

Dangote Volunteers Initiate Tree Planting Campaign

House Passes Bill Seeking Legal Backing for Amotekun, Ebubeagu, Others

2023: Northern Group Rallies Support for Southern President

Ondo Engages 3,000 Unemployed Graduates in Digital Training

FG Urges NEPZA to Designate Four Major Airports Special Economic Zones

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Four Local Hunters in Kwara

House Steps Down Bill Empowering AMCON to Seize Debtors’ Assets

ASUU Kicks as Gunmen Kidnap another UNIJOS Lecturer, Demand N10m

PDP Targets 100m Members in Online Registration

FG: Financial Loss to Twitter Ban Insignificant to Nigeria’s Integrity

FG Partners Stakeholders in Fight against Malaria

Buhari, Jonathan, Abdulsalami, Tinubu, Others to Feature in Democracy Day Documentary

Ekweremadu: Don’t Play Politics with Insecurity in South East

House Steps down Bill Seeking to Empower AMCON to Seize Debtors’…

Minister Presents Locally Manufactured Cell Phone to Buhari

Twitter, Other ICT Sector Players Contributed 14.91% to GDP, CSJ Reminds…

Breaking: Judicial Workers Suspend Strike

Insecurity: Bill Seeking Legal Backing for States’ Security Outfit Passes Second…

Twitter has Reached out to Nigeria over Suspension, Says Lai Mohammed

House Directs CBN to Halt Further Devaluation of Naira

Lagos, Rivers Lead as Public Debt Climbs to N33.1tn

Huawei: How Technology Can Transform Nigerias Oil, Gas Industry

Stock Market Gains N151bn as Bulls Consolidate Hold


Burning of INEC offices won’t stop 2023 elections ‘Iwu

Insecurity in South East: Igbo’ll be ultimate losers ‘Moghalu

Kebbi APC: Suspension of my financial secretary is illegal, says state chairman

How NAICOM’s 3-year strategic plan’ll impact insurance sector

PDP unveils flag-bearers for July 24 Lagos LG polls

Trump hails Nigeria for banning Twitter

COVID-19: NCDC tests 2,180,444 samples as Nigeria records 102 new infections


Stakeholders urge FG to wade into onions supply blockage

ASUU directs UniJos lecturers to boycott postgraduate activities

Police confirm killing of 10-year-old girl by suspected hoodlums in Osun

Amaechi wants hotels at stations along Lagos-Ibadan rail line

Troops neutralize ISWAP Terrorists in Dikwa, Capture gun truck, Arms, Ammunition in Borno

Rain disrupts IGP’s visit to Lagos Command

Return rifles, get soft landing ‘ Imo CP begs criminal gang, ESN

Enough with ethnoreligious, political divides ‘ Gov Bello tells Nigerians

Lai: Twitter seeks high-level talks with FG to resolve suspension activities in Nigeria

Don’t pay ransom if I’m kidnapped ‘ El-Rufai’s wife

PDP remains Africa’s largest political party ‘ Secondus

Lagos, stakeholders harp on protection of ocean for human survival

Imo Governor’s Attack: 2 alleged ESN native doctors, 9 others arrested in shrine

Anambra: INEC publishes official election notice

Imo monarch disagrees on FG agric policy for Southeast zone

DELTA 2023: Orubebe cautions PDP stakeholders to be reasonable to ensure party’s victory

Buhari receives 1st Made in Nigeria cell phone

Twitter: Impose visa ban on Buhari, Malami, Lai, PDP tells US, UK, others

Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo, welcomes 2nd child

If tomorrow never comes for foreign pilgrims to 2021 hajj

Why Nigeria should cancel 2021 hajj ‘ Yellow Abubakar

Online censorship and its implications of freedom of expression

Looming genocide in South East

COVID-19: ‘Indian variant’ exploding as 3 fully vaccinated people hospitalised in UK

Fibroid: Expert urges women to consume foods high in vitamin D

How I killed, distributed Kehinde’s body ‘ Local night guard

We’re taking delivery of riot equipment, others from Police Trust Fund’ IGP

Fulani herdsmen reportedly kill seven hunters in Kwara

Cult clash: Stray bullet kills man in Ilesha

Insecurity: Give us more right to use local power to secure Osun ‘ Hunters beg Oyetola

ASUP praises National Assembly for removal of dichotomy

Don’t allow yourselves, stations to be overrun again ‘ IGP warns policemen

OAU expends N960 million on electricity bill, N24 million on diesel annually ‘ VC

Just In: Okowa appoints Agas as Chief of Staff

There ‘ll be no peace in Nigeria if children of the poor are denied quality education -Wabba

FEC approves N895.5bn supplementary budget for military, COVID-19


Gunmen Abduct UNIJOS Lecturer

Nigeria Making Progress In 23 Years Of Stable Democracy ‘ Gyang

Nasarawa Assembly Passes 29 Bills, 44 Resolutions In 2 Years

COVID-19: 20,000 Kwara Households To Benefit From Fadama Project

DAAR Communications Threatens Litigation Over Twitter Ban

EFCC Operatives Beat Up Benue NBA Chairman

C/River Monarchs Upbraid Ex-governors, Back Ayade’s Defection To APC

BREAKING: Courts To Reopen Monday As JUSUN Suspends Strike

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 4 Hunters In Kwara

Arrest Of Greenfield Varsity Students’ Abductors Unconfirmed ‘ Kaduna Govt

US Facilitates $28m Scholarship For Nigerian Students

EFCC Seeks Help Of Nigerian Mission In Tackling Cybercrime

COVID-19: MasterCard, Africa, CDC To Deploy $1.3bn For Vaccines


NDPHC, Eko Disco, collaborate to improve electricity supply in Lagos, Ogun communities

JUST IN: Polytechnic teachers suspend 65-day-old strike for three months

How to ensure effective teaching, learning in schools ‘ UBEC director

Trump praises Buhari over Twitter ban

Reps move to legalise Amotekun, other security outfits in states

Buhari to commission Lagos-Ibadan rail, Deep Blue projects in Lagos

Road crash claims 3, as 12 sustained injuries in Edo

Egungun festival: Oyo CP talks tough, warns on sanctions against peace violators

Sanwo-Olu commissions 6km Ijede road in Ikorodu

Development of policies, regulations key to ending petroleum industry challenges ‘ Chevron MD

Security: Reps back bill for establishment of Admiralty University

FUTO VC advocates separate funding for universities of technology in Nigeria

Igangan killings: Buhari’s silence dangerous ‘ Olabode George


42 Norths groups back Bala Mohammed for president in 2023

Insecurity: Ekweremadu accuses Norths elders, others of blackmail

Rivers judicial workers to forfeit one-week pay

Emenike panel to screen Anambra APC aspirants

Twitter: Olawepo-Hashim calls for constructive dialogue

Obasanjo dismisses secession agitation

NJC panel to monitor governors compliance with judicial autonomy

Govt: Twitter must register, pay taxes to have a chance

Onaiyekan, Sultan, others call for peace, reconciliation

Fed Govt agrees to pay $200m settlement for $900m Mambila power

Nigeria better united than separated -Obasanjo

Gunmen raid Ekiti community, four feared abducted

Onaiyekan, Sultan, others call for peace, reconciliation

JAMB boss addresses UTME registration problems in Lagos

Angry mob sets armed robber ablaze in Delta


90% of cult-related deaths not documented Anambra CP

Buhari receives Cell Phone made in Nigeria

Abaribe kicks as Buhari seeks confirmation of aide Lauretta Onochie, 5 others as INEC national commissioners

Twitter Ban: Impose Visa ban on Buhari, Malami, Lai, PDP tells US, UK, others

I Cant See Why APC Should Not Win Next Election Uzodinma

There will be no extension for 2021 SSCE, Says NECO

President Buhari to declare open maiden edition of youth conference

Just in: Court set to resume as JUSUN suspends strike

No Nigeria pilgrim will travel without the Commission NCPC

Reconsider your decision on twitter suspension, NESG urges FG

NESG, UN, finance ministry advocates better food systems for Nigeria

Sani Abacha was poisoned by disgruntled soldiers, according to Diplomat, who recalls how he died on this day

Nnamdi Kanu Responds To Northern Elders On Biafra Comment


Cargo value to Nigeria’s seaports increased to N6.85trn in Q1 2021

How FG’s ranching is shaping livestock settlements in Borno, Gombe

Insecurity: FG urged to pay special attention to universities

FG: Twitter, Facebook, others must get licence from NBC

As the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge comes alive today

IPOB: Igbo leaders not silent on violence — Ekweremadu

Cargo value to Nigeria’s seaports increased to N6.85trn in Q1 2021

IPOB: Igbo leaders not silent on violence — Ekweremadu

Reps move to give Amotekun, Ebube Agu legal backing

500 killed, 201 kidnapped in my constituency — Kebbi rep

Insecurity: Enough is enough — Northern senators

Omo-Agege, Abaribe decline comment as Senate marks 2nd anniversary

Revenue leakages: Appear or risk sanctions, Reps tell FIRS boss

N/central stakeholders urge renewed efforts to tackle insecurity

Gunmen kill 4 hunters, injure farmer in Kwara

Cultists kill 3 men in Osun

Kidnappers demand N10m on Abuja teacher

Police arrest 2 horse riders over death of 2 brothers

…Arrest 9 over attack on Uzodimma’s house, native doctor for preparing charm for IPOB

Kidnappers kill vigilante in Kogi

IGP orders retrieval of spy number plates from unauthorized users

1 raped, 3 abducted in Ekiti community

FEC approves N895.5bn supplementary budget for military, COVID-19

We must eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030 – Buhari

Peace returns to Ibarapa as police take over communities

INEC: Senate under attacks over resolution to screen Buhari’s aide, Onochie

2023: Why Bauchi gov dissolved cabinet

3 herders killed in fresh Plateau attack

Gunmen kidnap Unijos lecturer

TNN seeks Obasanjo’s backing for new Nigeria drive

Construction workers union gets new secretariat in Kano

Osun shuts 600 private schools

Villagers desert homes over dislodged ESN camp in Imo

No smoke without fire: Lazio hire Sarri

Why I rejected N1m bribe — Policeman

Family organises Qur’anic recitation competition in memory of late Isiaku Rabi’u

90% of cult-related deaths in Nigeria not documented – Police

Wife of unemployed man gives birth to 10 babies in South Africa

Tension in Kwara as angry youths move to evict Fulani residents

No extension of 2021 internal SSCE registration – NECO

Anambra guber: APC sets up 7-man screening committee

Road construction: Baba Suwe, 15 others get N500m compensation for demolished property

Secession move idiotic, Obasanjo tackles IPOB, Yoruba nation agitators

Nigeria to sell unused power to 4 countries

Judiciary workers call off strike

Twitter Ban: PDP asks US, UK to impose Visa ban on Buhari, Malami, Lai

El-Rufai’s wife: I’m ready to die in the hands of kidnappers

Three housewives abducted in Kaduna

Polytechnic lecturers suspend strike

Female teacher abducted in Abuja

Twitter has reached us for talks, says FG

Drama as EFCC operatives ‘beat up’ NBA chairman in Makurdi

Trust News Summary 9th June: House Of Representatives Invite Minister Over Twitter Suspension

US demands immediate reversal of Twitter ban

Trump hails Buhari, asks more countries to ban Twitter

Insecurity: Ohaneze wants Buhari, southeast governors to end killings

Buhari receives first-ever Nigerian-made mobile phone

8 months after, Onochie still on nominee list for Senate screening


Makurdi NBA Chairman Hospitalised After ‘Beating’ By EFCC Operatives

VIDEO: Black man quits his job just to beat up white lady that slapped him

We’ll not extend registration for 2021 SSCE internal candidates ‘ NECO

Abductors of UniJos lecturer, Ella, demand N10m ransom

El Salvador Makes History as World’s First Country To Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

#Twitterban: UN, USAID’s Head Condemn Twitter Ban in Nigeria

Biden visits Europe on first overseas trip as US President

IGP: All Existing Tinted-Glass Permits, SPY Number Plates Remain Valid


Nigeria is unravelling; but this time, we’re on our own

Corps members will not fight any war for us

How data driven policies can help restart global travel

Twitter Suspension: Buhari showed strength the wrong way

How Twitter ban would affect employment in Nigeria

No respite for telcos as more subscribers, broadband drop in April

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

Fasola Agribusiness Industrial Hub to create 1,000 jobs


Projecting Democratic Legacies For Buhari Beyond June 12 Recognition

After Umahi, Ayade’s Exit, Can PDP Halt Matawalle’s Movement To APC

Nigeria Should Stop Relying On Oil ‘ NLNG Boss

Herdsmen Attacks: Nigeria Will Face Serious Food Crisis Next Year ‘ Utazi

Gov Abiodun Excited Over Lagos-Ibadan Rail, Says Project World Class

Nigeria, Netherlands Agree To Deepen Trade, Investment Opportunities

No Plans To Extend 2021 SSCE Registration Period ‘ NECO


Imo crisis: Gov Uzodinma seeks help, says I alone can’t guarantee security in Imo

Twitter ban: Lawmakers dare Malami

Twitter Ban: Reps probe FG’s decision

Population explosion: BPP boss seeks law to control number of children per couple

Climate Change: Lagos Govt. unveils 5-year Climate Action Plan

True federalism, panacea to Nigeria’s challenges ‘ Makinde


Lagos-lbadan railway ready for commissioning today ‘ Amaechi

Group hails Akpabio’s strides for peace

Imo, Lagos indigenes top rank of illegal migrants to Europe nations

Oil prices hit 2-year high, retreat

Obasanjo to secessionists: It’s idiotic for Nigeria to disintegrate now

Don’t pay ransome if I’m kidnapped ‘ el-Rufai’s wife declares

Twitter/VPN: Experts affirm Nigeria’s global vulnerability

FEC okays N895.5bn supplementary budget for military, COVID-19


Twitter ban: TPAP-M calls for immediate, unconstitutional release of arrested Nigerians

Women group seek 50% affirmation to NASS, State Assembly seats

I’m ready to die in the hands of kidnappers ‘ El-Rufai’s wife

Ban of Tweeting threat to civic space ‘ ActionAid

Amidst divorce from Kim Kardashian, Kanye West in romantic stroll with star model

Son, father in EFCC net for ‘internet fraud

Updated ‘ Bauchi: Bala sacks SSG, CoS, commissioners


NLNG generated US$110bn revenue since inception MD

FG moves to boost local use of natural gas

Youth coalition to embark on peace, unity rally to mark Nigerias democracy

Why most start-up businesses in Nigeria dont survive first 5 years experts

Troops kill six terrorists in Dikwa

Bandits: Army launches joint clearance operation in Kano

Senators score 9th Assembly high in mid-term assessment

The TWITTER Ban, Prosecution ,More Prisons And The Link With The JUSUN Strike

Abaribe kicks over Buharis insistence on aide as INEC commissioner


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