Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, 20 June 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


George Floyds bronze statue unveiled in New Jersey

Banditry: Nine Kebbi pupils, teachers rescued, three dead, 90 still missing

22 years after democracy, women still crawling in politics

Ogun APC members accuse chairmanship candidate of certificate forgery

Nigeria lost N851bn to oil theft, sabotage NEITI

Osun APC nullifies suspension of Aregbesolas ally

FG to auction N150bn bonds in June

My brother begged in vain to live for his pregnant wife, kids Relative of DSS man killed by soldiers during argument

Third Force: Kwara APC crisis deepens, members tear party cards, burn brooms

Telcos lament forex scarcity, seek CBN intervention

Asset declaration: EFCC issues final warning, targets over 120 bank MDs, top executives

China hopes to further develop ties with Africa

Relatives anxious over whereabouts of newborns dad, two others arrested by unknown soldiers

Weve govt order to recover farm estate lands nationwide Ikonne

Dangote truck torched after crushing motorcyclist, passenger to death

Controversy surrounds alleged killing of Super TV CEO

Nigerian businesses accused of breaching privacy rights

10 killed in fresh Benue clash as three regain freedom

Adequate road infrastructurell lead to strong economy Sanwo-Olu

Reps invite AMCON over recovered Diezani allies assets

Stop Tinubu from controlling Alpha Beta, ex-MD begs court

Weve donated blood over 100 times to save lives of people we dont know Voluntary blood donors

Oyo community where dairy business generates cool cash, peace among Fulani, Yoruba farmers

South-East leaders disown IPOB, other secessionist groups, Fayemi knocks agitators

Despite high cases of kidney disease, Nigeria has only 250 nephrologists

Family blames Edo hospitals for death of 19-year-old sickle cell patient

Professional negligence: 120 medical practitioners under probe, 70 facing trial

Ive been fighting bandits in my dreams since my father died Joe El

Drug abusers should be treated, not arrested, jailed Expert

31 states lack insurance cover for workers

Runway lights collapse at Lagos airport, international flights diverted, rescheduled

Iodine deficiency in pregnancy can cause deafness, neurological conditions in children Nutritionists

Nigerian varsities cant do without armed security men Ogunbodede, OAU VC

Grazing routes: FG driving Nigeria to anarchy, says Gani Adams


El-Rufai to Set up Committee to Investigate NLC Strike

Nollywood Producer, Four Others in Police Net over Arms Deal

Third Force Emerges in Kwara APC

Ekiti Police Arrest 16-Year-Old Girl for Staging Fake Abduction

Should Rising Oil Prices be a Problem for Nigeria

Nigeria as a Problematic and PMB as Nigeria’s Problem: The Physiognomy…

NALDA to Give Tractors to Farmers for 2021 Wet Season

Pressure Needed to Ensure Mali’s Transition Process is Not Aborted,…

Bandits Attack Niger Villages, Kill Two

Drug Abuse, Major Cause of Nation’s Insecurity

NFF Seeks End to Violence against Women, Girls


1999 Constitution is of dubious ancestry ‘ Senator Ndoma-Egba

Devolution of powers: Only way to rescue Nigeria ‘ Shonibare, SDP national chairman

Dot-in-circle: Amechi lambasts Buhari

2023: I won’t cede power to politicians who can’t win elections in their domains- Buhari

Enugu APC passes vote of confidence in Senator Eze

President of Ibadan Tennis Club Prince Oluwole Akinyooye says’ Money, influence key to running successful Sports Club in Nigeria

Anambra 2021: Bayelsa dep gov predicts victory for PDP

Moffi: My invitation to Eagles still a shock

Addressing vaccination deficiency key to reviving African economies ‘ AfDB

Pressure Mali to return to democratic rule, Buhari urges ECOWAS leaders

Ending vaccination deficiency vital to reviving African economies AfDB

Archbishop Martins approves Lagos charismatic institute

Condemnation trails comments on machete attack call on Chimamanda Adichie

AG victimizing varsity teachers despite Buharis intervention Maigoro, UNIJOS ASUU chairman

Low back pain as a result of constipation

Minor hiccups as over 1.4m candidates begin 2021 UTME

NIN: How contractors came to United States, charged those in Diaspora $50 per applicant Key, ex-NIDO Americas Chair


We’ll explore all avenues to get justice, MFM FC’s director declares

Fayemi seeks better remuneration for judges

Buhari pressures Mali to return to civilian rule

‘Governors responsible for nation’s socio-economic woes’

Police arrest suspected bandit with AK47 in Kaduna

Ikeja explosion: Lagos orders gas trucks to get road worthiness

NDDC Board: Coalition dismisses claim by ‘WCF’

Kebbi students kidnap: Na’Allah asks military to sustain onslaught


Hundreds of aggrieved Kwara APC members dump party, form Kwara ‘Third Force

Are Forensic Accountants also Forensic Scientists’ Clearing the confusion

Governors and the futile chase for an ideal successor

How Lagos designer was ‘duped’ of her hard earned money, how you may be in same shoes

Lack of democracy at the local government level prevent grassroots development

On the increasing possibility of Nigeria’s disintegration (4)

Ogun Press Centre: Segun Osoba’s homage to homecoming

Why it’s hard to love Nigeria!

Why there is resistance to COVID-19 vaccine in Africa ‘ CoDA

My boss tortured me comatose over N50 airtime, N200 panadol

Go to ‘unknown gunmen’ for their bodies, Police tell families of victims killed in Abia

10 killed in fresh Benue/Ebonyi communal conflict

I won’t cede power to those who can’t win election in their domain ‘ Buhari

COVID-19: African economies won’t revive until vaccination deficiency addressed ‘ AfDB

Navy arrests vandals with 210,000 litres of diesel

How Oyo Police nabbed suspected armed robber terrorising Apete residents

South-East governors, Igbo leaders urge Northern counterpart to protect Ndigbo


S’ East Leaders Pledge Commitment To United Nigeria , Want Igbos Protected

Gov Emmanuel Reaffirms Commitment To Human Capacity Building

Courts Remain Hope Of Aggrieved, Bastion Of Democracy ‘ Okowa

Curfew Has Ruined Economic Activities In Rivers ‘ Experts

To Boost Our Economy, We Need To Start Producing ‘ Ag Rector

Claims Of Alleged Sponsorship Of Protest Against Agip Misleading ‘ Group

South-East Govs, Stakeholders Disown IPOB

Again, Angry Youths Block Abuja-Kaduna Highway Over Insecurity

Police Arrest Bandit, Recover AK47 Rifle In Kaduna

Observers Score JAMB High As UTME Begins Nationwide

FCT Tax Practitioners Association Elects New Executives


UN cries out: 4.4 million North Eastern Nigerians dying of hunger

Nigeria needs iron hand to come out of its problems ‘Agboola

Restructuring is not going to be easy ‘Ajayi

COVID-19: UAE lifts travel ban on Nigeria, passengers to undergo test at Dubai Airport

South-East governors reject IPOB’s calls for secession

External forces behind secessionist agitators in Nigeria ‘ Fayemi

Put pressure on Mali to return to civil rule, Buhari tells ECOWAS leaders

No govt will cede its authority to people that are not elected ‘ Buhari

If our democracy collapses, it means my parents have died in vain, says Abiola’s son

JAMB holds hitch-free 2021 UTME in Imo amidst tight security

Police arrest 16-year-old girl who faked her kidnap over mother’s pressure to study medicine


Buhari: Advocates of restructuring, secession, dangerous, naive

ASUU threatens fresh strike over unpaid salaries, dues

Minor hitches as 1.3m candidates sit for 2021 UTME/DE

Biafra: Southeast leaders disown IPOB, MASSOB, others

Ekiti teenager stages own kidnap to avoid studying medicine

Fresh Kaduna, Labour showdown looms over workers sack

Ijaw may opt for self-determination, says INC president

Ibadan Gang clash: OPC may adopt self-defence

Ortom to FG: Condemn atrocities of armed herdsmen publicly

Kebbi bandits overpowered 22 policemen to abduct students Governor

NLC leaders were paid to organise protest against my Govt El-Rufai

Five killed as OPC members clash with gangs in Ibadan

Stop destroying our banners Lagos PDP warns APC

Biafra: Southeast leaders disown IPOB, MASSOB, others


Buhari committed to economic diversification Lai Mohammed

Counter Insurgency: COAS visits wounded troops in hospital

Anambra guber: Ezeife reiterates support for Sen. Ekwunife

Thousands of APC members dump party, Burn brooms in Kwara

United Arab emirates lifts ban on travels between Dubai & Nigeria

Igbo man marries beautiful Fulani woman in colorful wedding Photos

Jonathan, Adesina Join Buhari in Ghana For ECOWAS summit

Biafra: Southeast Govs Disown IPOB, Set To Engage Members

1.3million candidates write UTME across Nigeria

Pastor Kumuyi : I will return tithes and offering of sinful members

NCARD: FG, stakeholders call for private sector investment in agricultural development


Mainstream museum studies in school curriculum – Emir of Keffi

I don’t want to be rich in grave like most artists – Abuja self-taught artist

Nigerians in line for James Currey Prize for African Literature 2021

New study may help explain low oxygen levels in COVID-19 patients

Meditative practice and spiritual wellbeing may preserve cognitive function in aging

Explainer: What you should know about contract awards in Nigeria

Residents block Kaduna-Abuja highway over killing of teenager

Another disaster averted as petrol tanker spills content in Lagos

COVID-19: AU Coalition calls for African-made vaccines

10 killed in renewed Benue, Ebonyi communal crisis

How security operatives killed 80 bandits in Kebbi – Vigilante leader

Secession: Southeast governors condemn IPOB, want united Nigeria

UN: Buhari congratulates Guterres, Amina Mohammed over reappointments

Police rescue kidnapped Catholic Nun in Benue

Forgive Buhari’s ‘dot-in-circle’ remarks, cleric tells Ndigbo

Kebbi gov: Why FG didn’t allow us close FGC Yauri despite intelligence on bandits’ presence


I’m Willing To Engage With Nnamdi Kanu For Peace To Reign ‘ Okezie Ikpeazu

Nollywood producer Mike Omoruyi arrested with guns in Delta

4 females, 2 males bag US$1,000 each in entrepreneurship competition

Fire from Chinese restaurant ignited gas leak from Lagos truck ‘ LASEMA


Mid-term result: poor oversight, unfulfilled promises weaken Rep’s marks

When traders in Enugu lost billions of naira to political rally

Is Nigerian Senate playing politics with PIB, Electoral Act and Constitutional Amendment

How faulty electoral process hampers Nigeria’s democratic growth

WISCAR conference highlights solution to child marriage in Nigeria

Stakeholders advocate consumption of local foods rich in iron

How IVF and genetic testing can help manage fertility issues associated with sickle cell disease

Gospel artist to lead Abuja community in lake clean up

Naira ends week with gains across markets amid low liquidity


Birthday Celebration: Activist Rebukes Gov. Yahaya Bello

Dare Asks Makinde To Tighten Security

How Buhari’s Insistence On Grazing Routes Re-Opened Old Wounds

LG Polls: Lagos APC Electoral Panel Submits Reports

Curbing Incessant Road Crashes

Why Delta Investors Should Invest In Industrial Ventures ‘ Onuesoke


Fuel Subsidy: FG in dilemma over rising oil prices

War risk insurance driving inflation, says Capt Iheanacho

Igbo’ll be worst hit if Nigeria disintegrates ‘Okorocha

S’East govs, leaders: Ndigbo under threat in Nigeria

Yakassai: Presidency liable for Nigeria’s problems

Anambra Guber: Panic grips APGA, PDP over parallel candidates

Sterling Bank supports Nollywood, advocates monetisation of intellectual property

COVID-19: U.S commits $2bn to vaccine drive in Nigeria, others

Anger over airfield lighting failure at Lagos airport

Banditry: Protesters block Kaduna-Abuja road over incessant attacks

NPA moves to improve transit time, security on Tincan Port


Buhari directs RCC to commence work immediately on damaged section of Aleto Bridge

JAMB begins 2021 UTME nationwide

Troops rescue abducted students, teachers in Kebbi State

Banditry does not represent any ideology, doctrine, religion Gov Masari

NGOs train displaced persons on tactics out of poverty, hunger

All forms of criminality will soon be history COAS

Buhari directs RCC to commence work immediately on damaged section of Aleto Bridge

Biden gifts Putin pair of custom sunglasses, a crystal Bison at Geneva summit


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