Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, 19 June 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Civil servants more corrupt than politicians, Senate panel declares

Kebbi abduction: Bandits contact teachers, pupils families, silent on ransom

2020/21: A season ruined by violence, refs, players assault

Community blames Shell for oil spill devastation, company cites vandalism

Azeez planned to see his newborn twins in US before he was killed -Brother of slain Iwo road youth

No going back on grazing routes recovery FG

Chinese restaurants manager, four other workers die, Filipino injured in Lagos explosion

Media bill worsens Buhari regimes war on free press Lawyers

Shekaus death: FG must intensify efforts to end Boko Haram factions, say experts

Iwo road mayhem: Govt should fish out my sons killers Grieving mother

Lawyers link poverty, unemployment to rising attacks on INEC offices

Dad converted his garage to classroom to teach us maths, others Ayo-Aderele, CU first class graduate

77,500 fans to watch Eagles, Mexico clash in California

Insecurity shouldnt stop 2023 elections Kokori

My four-month-old daughter watched as military officer shot her dad in head Wife of Germany-based Nigerian killed in Imo

Well pass electoral bill before July ending Reps

Court clears Senator Nwaoboshi of N322m money laundering charges

Why we told our children about their mums rape ordeal Timi Dakolo

APC convention: Governors, power blocs intensify lobby for party structure

Police tighten security as fresh Ibadan gang war claims lives

Ill continue having kids without revealing my husband Halima Abubakar

Why Buhari cut off military supplies to Man O War clubs in 1981 Don

Ibadan mayhem: Restrain Auxiliary now, NURTW tells Makinde

Viral video shows traditionalist chasing cows out of Ondo community

Unemployment to push more Nigerians into poverty NESG

Parents, teachers, others lament as boobs, butts, drugs dominate music videos

Social media unconsciously robs people of their future, says Oyedepo

OAU announces resumption date for rain semester

Place bounty on bandits not Nnamdi Kanu, Northern groups slammed

18-year-old #EndSARS protester who gave birth in prison charged with arson


President Has Power to Extend Tenure of Retiring IG, Court Rules

8 Confirmed Dead in Lagos LPG Explosion

President’s Body Language Encouraging Killer Herdsmen, Says Group

Ortom Calls for the Proscription of Militant Fulani Groups, Others

Schoolchildren Kidnapping Threat to Education in Nigeria, Says UNICEF

NIDCOM, NDLEA to Build Drug Rehabilitation Centres in Nigeria

Ex-PDP Governors Berate Federal Government Over Insecurity

Court Acquits Nwaoboshi of N322m Fraud Charge

Gunmen Murder Medical Doctor in Niger

UN Country Delegation Scores Gov Emmanuel High on Infrastructure Devt, Economic…

Buhari to Attend ECOWAS Summit in Accra Saturday

PDP’s Odey Floors APC’s Agi at Election Tribunal

Buhari Approves Appointment of Five New Permanent Secretaries

Economic Free Zones May Bring about Aerotropolis, Experts Say

FG Urges Shippers to Be Involved in Policy, Trade Negotiations


Abacha was to kill me the day he died -Ex-NADECO activist

Nigeria is ripe for female president -Ekpere-Eta, ex-DG, NCWD

Why my meeting with bandits did not yield desired fruits -Masari

Govt must stop orgy of attacks on police ‘Azubuko Joel Udah, retired DIG

Obiano lifts ban on market elections in Anambra

Ekiti APC suspends two over affiliations with pro-Tinubu group

Osun APC crisis worsens as party suspends ex-Aregbesola’s aide

Your plan to regulate social media hypocritical, Wike tells APC

Supreme Court affirms 12-year jail term of ex-Kwara Poly Governing Board Chair

I want justice for my late son, mother of man killed on Iwo Road mayhem cries out

Ndi-Igbo Germany condemns military siege and killings in SEast

Judiciary, state legislature autonomy: APC govs endorse Tambuwal Committee

Wike to FG: Fulfill promise to complete neglected East-West Road

COVID-19: Nigerias active cases now 1,490 as NCDC registers additional 39 infections

13 injured, 25 cars destroyed as LPG tanker explodes in Lagos


Grazing routes: Suspense as debate goes to the wire

Inflation: Nigerians groan as hardship bites

Wizkid: I Now See Myself First As A Father

Six feared killed in fresh Ibadan youths clash

Kebbi Students Kidnap: One student dies as troops recue five, two teachers

Court acquits Nwaoboshi of N322m money laundering charge

We will defeat insecurity, Chief of Air Staff reassures Nigerians

INEC demonstrates voter enrollment device to parties, CSOs

FG appoints ex-S’Eagles skipper, Mikel, Youth Ambassador

We are ready to resume CVR on June 28 ‘ INEC

Okagbare runs world lead 10.63 seconds at national trials in Lagos

Lagos donates equipment to schools, reaffirms commitment to grassroots development

Security men rescue kidnap victim as gunmen kill one

Police arrest 127 traffic robbery suspects, pledge to combat crime

Gunmen abduct four Chinese, kill police officer in Ogun

70 students, four teachers of federal college, Birnin Yauri kidnapped


Navy nabs 10 suspected vandals, recovers 210,000 litres of AGO

Unequal vaccine distribution increases COVID-19 risk in Africa ‘ WHO

NDDC has failed, not living up to responsibilities ‘ Obaseki

Buhari appoints 5 new permanent secretaries

I’m not interested in removing Ondo Chief Judge ‘ Akeredolu

Law to give 40 per cent of NASS seats to youths underway, says Omo-Agege

INEC begins online voter registration on June 28 ‘ Official

Igbo man sold me into slavery in Libya, a stranger rescued me ‘ Adaeze

NCDC commissions 5th infectious disease treatment centre in Kastina

Number of students kidnapped in Kebbi, not yet known ‘ Police

Gunmen on rampage in Enugu, Kebbi, Ogun, abduct 40

Update: Troops rescue 5 Students, 2 Teachers of FGC Yauri, recover 800 Cows ‘ Army

Don’t ignore Southeast, S’West agitations ‘ Akwa Ibom Rep warns Presidency

BREAKING: Pandemonium in Ibadan as 2 killed during alleged OPC, rival gang clash

Breaking: Troops rescue students, teachers of FGC Birnin Yauri

Sokoto Govt proposes N27bn supplementary budget

Importation killing aluminium production in Nigeria ‘ Producers


Why Herdsmen Will Not Stop Migrating To South ‘ Jibunoh

Your Ploy To Regulate Social Media Hypocritical, Wike Tells APC

Insecurity: Convoke S/East Consultative Assembly Now, Metuh Tells Igbo Leaders

No Going Back On Demolition Of Illegal Structures In FESTAC ‘ FHA

Our Strategic Investments In Infrastructure Is For Economic Growth ‘ Sanwo-Olu

Groups Empower Victims Of Insurgency In Adamawa, Borno

Rightsizing Of Kaduna Civil Servants Has Commenced ‘ El-Rufai

Nigerians Should Expect Victory Against B’Haram/ISWAP Terrorists ‘ Army

BREAKING: Troops Rescue 2 Teachers, 5 Students Of Kebbi College

Anti-graft War: EFCC, CCB To Strengthen Collaboration

BREAKING: Gov el-Rufai Sacks 99 Appointees

JUST-IN: Buhari Appoints 5 New Perm Secs

Insecurity: NSCDC, NEDC Train 5,000 Officers In North-East

N/Delta Needs To Embrace Peace To Progress ‘ Zeb

School Attack: Troops Kill Fleeing Bandits In Night Raid At Niger, Kebbi Forests


Bedridden for 17 years, 39-year-old man pleads to stay alive

Currency speculators gain N81.50 per dollar sold at black market

Ex-PDP govs move to ‘rescue’ Nigeria from insecurity

OAU management orders resumption of students for rain semester

Mother of man killed in Ibadan mayhem demands justice

Anambra guber: My mission is to restore people’s confidence in governance ‘ Moghalu

Six months after, Nigeria, others yet to commence AfCFTA Trade agreement

11 persons feared killed as rival gangs clash in Ibadan

Osun APC suspends former Commissioner for anti-party activities

Nigeria’s judiciary sector in crisis, says Anambra NBA


Criminal herdsmen in Ibarapa aided by jobless indigenes Igboho monarch

How false killer herdsmen alarm caused panic in Lagos community

What do Fulani herders do to get meat to the market at the cheapest cost

Consolidated revenue fund overdrawn by N2.48tr, says Auditor-General

My wife would have lived if she received prompt medical attention -Husband of late celebrity chef Peju Ugboma

I made N70,000 daily supplying bread to bandits, abducted varsity students, says suspect

Ortom urges more States to enact ranching law

Wike to FG: complete East-West road

Military retires 343 soldiers


Osinbajo tasks corporate organisations on accountability

Nnamdi Kanu replies Reuben: Tell the world which Buhari you interviewed

INEC begins online voter registration on June 28 official

Your response to our communique, a disgrace, PDP govs reply Buhari

Buhari to decide APC convention date

Tambuwal warns Buhari against abdicating constitutional responsibilities

Enugu East warns against tampering with zoning

Bangladeshs ex-PM Zia gravely ill, says party

Carbon emission manager, a new profession that helps enterprises consolidate green development

Bandits: Nnamdi Kanu criticizes the Navy for relocating the Institute to Kano

Ifeanyi Ubah: IPOB, ESN, others cannot stop Anambra election

Boko Haram appoints a new leader Bakura Modu, confirms Shekaus death

Kano APC confirms suspension of federal lawmaker for attacking Ganduje


NFF deadline: Aiteo Cup champions emerge by ‘assumption’

CDD petitions NASS, wants Onochie replaced as INEC commissioner

UniJos yet to appoint new VC as incumbent’s tenure ends

Group asks Bawa to flush out EFCC officials disregarding court orders

Kaduna govt to probe workers over NLC strike, says El-Rufai

Nigeria will sustain relationship with China on critical infrastructure – Adesina

El-Rufai: My successor will demolish more houses than me

Sanusi: I have no intention of going into politics

Customs nabs trailer, tanker with 987 bags of diesel, foreign rice in Abuja

Gang war: ’11 killed’ as OPC attacks youths in Ibadan

NSCDC Agro Rangers in Northeast get bulletproof vests, helmets

Buhari off to Ghana Saturday for ECOWAS mid-year summit

Military rescues 9 Kebbi FGC abductees


Omo-Agege: Law to give 40 per cent of NASS seats to youths underway

Both Tonto and the school are m*d’ ‘ Fan fumes as actress bags number 1 dad badge from son’s school

(Updated) Yauri abduction: Troops rescue teachers, students, 1 female student dead

Nigerians need affordable data ‘ Buhari tells MTN

Gas explosion: How hoodlums deepened our losses ‘ Bizman

Nnamdi Kanu: Place Bounty on Your Leaders’ Heads Instead ‘ Shehu Sani Tells Northern Groups

Ex-Permanent Secretary Who Worked With Fashola Wanted Over Mismanagement Of N2.5billion Contracts


Dearth of investment dollars may be the end of oil

CBN to issue N722.17bn treasury bills in third quarter

Why Buhari should ban World Bank now

Revolutionplus Property at 7 celebrates milestone, impact on economy

Wike demands completion of East-West Road

Sanwo-Olu inaugurates upgraded roads in Ikoyi

PDP governors berates presidency over comments on NNPC, CBN

APC governors to implement judiciary, legislature autonomy

Total Nigeria expresses optimism for 2021 growth, approves N2.06bn dividend


Highest daily cases ever: COVID-19 raging through Moscow

SWAGA: APC Suspends 2 Tinubu Supporters In Ekiti

UK Suffers ‘Disaster’ 2bn Drop In EU Exports

Bayelsa Market Turns Bloody Battle Ground For Cultists

UPDATED: Suspected Armed Bandits Abduct, Kill Medical Doctor In Niger State


Buhari to military: No breathing space to terrorists, criminals

Borno lawmaker challenges youths for misuse of govt support grant

Unveil corrupt ministers who bought $37m Estate, Ortom urges Buhari

15 Northern states affected by rapid desert encroachment ‘ FG

Not all recoveries belongs to FG ‘ EFCC boss

APC Govs give Buni marching order to reconcile party leaders ahead convention

$9.8m Cash: Court declines EFCC amending charges application against ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu

NPO wants Reps to stepdown Nigeria Press Council Bill over Court Litigation


5 die, 13 injured, 25 vehicles burnt in Lagos tanker explosion

Sanwo-Olu inaugurates road networks at Obalende, Ikoyi

Why Electoral Act amendment is being delayed

We’re empowering local vigilantes to tackle criminals in Niger ‘Gov. Bello

Governors to Buhari: It’s wrong to suggest we tamper with LGs funds

Open grazing threat to Nigeria’s peace ‘Wike

How girlfriend drugged, stabbed Super TV CEO, Ataga, to death in Lagos

Kebbi school kidnap: One dies as army rescues students, teachers


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