Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 21 June 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Trigger-happy cop kills five Enugu youths, injures four

EFCC demands Ogun Assembly financial records, probes alleged fraud

Amnesty Internationals statement on killings

15 Niger kidnap victims escape from Zamfara forest as drunken guard sleeps off

Nigeria may earn N462bn from EMT levy in 2021 World Bank

Senate plans talks with CBN on offshore banking licence

Power distributors get CBN loans to tackle funding crisis

Cross River Rep, Assembly member, PDP chieftain join Ayade in APC

Consultations responsible for delay in forming Edo cabinet Shaibu

INEC should conduct LG elections, says Adebutu

NDLEA arrests security agent selling drugs to undergraduates, cultists

APC wants registration extended for new Kwara defectors

Were yet to receive Appeal Court judgment, says Ondo PDP

Lagos overtakes Nairobi as number-one African start-up ecosystem

Nigerias broadband penetration rises by 91.70% in four years

Ogun cultists shoot dead off-duty policeman, one arrested

FCT phone thief stabs female victim to death, robber killed

APC fixes convention for October, crisis in states persists

Lagos estate residents tackle firm over month-long blackout

Media bills: Buhari, National Assembly attempting to criminalise journalism, says IPC

Lagos school proprietor arrested for molesting student

Twitter usage: SERAP sues Buhari, Lai, alleges FG curtailing free speech

Imo couple, doctor nabbed for stealing, selling siblings for N1m

El-Rufai warns anti-banditry protesters against blocking Abuja-Kaduna highway

Military deploys additional troops in Kebbi forest, rescues teacher, three students

Female students plan legal battles against randy lecturers

Bandits kill village head in fresh Kaduna community invasion

FG plans action as varsity workers threaten crisis over staff schools

Student shot dead as security men, rice smugglers clash in Badagry

Restructuring: Presidency insensitive to Nigerias unity, future, says PANDEF

VIDEO: I was tortured, charged with armed robbery, spent eight months in Kirikiri -ENDSARS protester

Designer of 1004 estate, Fola Alade, is dead

Restructuring: PDP cautions Buhari on references to war


SSANU Rejects Plans to Sack Varsity Staff School Workers

Tinubu’s Supporters Accuse Ekiti of Persecution

PDP Renews Call on Senate to Reject Onochie for INEC Job

Policeman Goes Berserk, Kills Five Persons, Injures Four in Enugu

Be Ready to Confront Any Invaders, Delta Monarchs Tell Communities

NAF Kills Scores of Insurgents in Borno

Policeman Goes Berserk, Kills Five Persons, Injures Four in Enugu

Be Ready to Confront Any Invaders, Delta Monarchs Tell Communities

24 Killed in Benue Police Station Attack, Ebonyi Communal Clash

Police Confirm Killing of Popular Ibadan Radio Presenter

NIMASA Launches Campaign to End War Risk Insurance on Nigerian-bound Cargoes

Land Grabbing: Lawyer Petitions Police over Forceful Invasion of Property

PDP Celebrates Victory in Kaduna By-election, Mocks El-Rufai

Enugu APC Passes Vote of Confidence on Eze

Lagos Police Arrest Proprietor for Alleged Sexual Assault of Female Student

Auditor-General Queries NIPC over Unlawful Spending

NDPHC Plans to Develop Small Hydro Power Plants

Ondo Governorship Election: PDP Seeks Release of CTC of A’ Court Judgment

APC can’t guarantee free, fair elections -Ex- govs

Capital market: CP issuance hits N3.5trn as scarcity of IPOs persists

Agric minister accused of shielding AFAN factional leader from police

Nigeria earned $997.1bn from oil sales in 27 years ‘OPEC

Lagos gas explosion: We’ve no records on tanker, depot ‘DPR

FGC: Troops rescue more students, bandits kill village head

FG to deliver 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway by 2023 Fashola


Lubricants import hits $500m, hikes maintenance cost by 300%

Team Nigeria relay teams fail to pick tickets in Lagos

NADECO sends SOS to UN over Buhari’s government

PDP faults President’s rejection of restructuring

‘Neglect of grassroots stifling governance in Nigeria’

Senate describes Lekki free zone quadrant, others as national assets

Atiku deplores Nigeria’s woes, makes case for youths

Insecurity taking toll on education, Lawan laments

YCE, Adams, Adeniran, farmers flay Buhari over grazing route recovery

Neglect of grassroots stifling governance in Nigeria


NADECO writes UNO over political instability, insecurity in Nigeria

Nigeria earned N79.96bn from solid minerals in 2019, highest in 5 years ‘ NEITI

NDLEA arrests officer, 6 others for dealing in cocaine

NGO advocates death penalty for looters of public funds

Insecurity in Imo: Migrants or terrorist infiltrators

Petrol: Why we demand daily stock record from marketers ‘ DPR

Elites’ silence over threat to unity wicked, evil ‘ Pro-Nigeria group

Birnin Yawuri Abductiion: Troops rescue One more Teacher, 3 Students

Constitution Review: Ongoing excercise waste of time, Says Bode George

Reopening the grazing routes is unacceptable ‘ Afenifere

Ngige, Gambari meet Buhari over insecurity in Southeast

No increase in price of our cement, says BUA

ECONOMY: Time to take diversification seriously

Aviation hardly gives passengers a second chance to survive

Police arrest Nollywood producer, gun runner, three other criminals in Delta

SSANU threatens industrial action over FG directives on Staff schools workers

SS3 student shot dead in clash with rice smugglers in Badagry

Police arrest 62-year-old proprietor for sexually harassing student, 14

Residents trapped as fire guts building in Lagos Island

Arrest killers of Ibadan-based journalist, Oyo NUJ charges Makinde, police

Ikpeazu commissions 22.5km Agalaba Ring Road, two others, promises more infrastructure

There’s nothing left in Nigeria aside investments of God’s people ‘ Oyedepo

CAN knocks Buhari govt for opposing restructuring

Grazing routes: President Buhari eager to pull Nigeria backward ‘ Ohanaeze


CAC Registrar-General Denies Alleged Embezzlement Of N6.5bn

Jamoh Calls For Removal of War Risk Insurance On Nigerian Bound Cargoes

Inaugurate NDDC Board Now, Niger Delta Elders Tell PMB

Twitter Ban: SERAP Sues FG, Lai Mohammed

EFCC Grills, Releases Abia Ex-Finance Commissioner

Afenifere, Ohanaeze Protest PMB’s Insistence On Grazing Routes

Gov Buni Appoints 7 New Permanent Secretaries

Work For Yobe’s Progress, Bego Tells Buni’s Social Media Aides

Yobe Committed To Working With Security Agencies For Safety, Progress ‘ Buni


Buhari’s achievements will propel APC beyond 2023 ‘ FCT minister

Police Inspector goes berserk, kills 5 persons, injures four others in Enugu

Most of proposed 20 model schools to be ready in 2021 ‘ UBEC

Tambuwal flags off sale of fertilizers at subsidized rates to farmers

Equities market bows to profit taking as investors lose N366bn

Be civil on national issues, Ekwueme’s daughter, Bishop Ekwe urge Buhari

Consequential adjustment: We do not receive up to N23,000, pensioners cry out

Afro-Indian TCAMI can provide cure for COVID-19, diabetes, others ‘ India High Commissioner

Lagos APC Electoral Appeal Committee hears 125 petitions, submits report

Niger emir debunks rumours of invasion of Borgu by armed bandits

No going back on ban commercial motorcycle operations in Minna ‘ Niger govt

We are yet to receive certified true copy of Court of Appeal judgement on Ondo gov poll after five days ‘ PDP


Unpaid claims set policy holders against Insurance firms

Borrowing to fix roads, rail good for economy, says Fashola

Anger over Buharis jibe at restructuring advocates

$43.4m Ikoyi cash with CBN

NADECO calls for return to 1963 Constitution

Heavy security at Ogiame Ikenwolis funeral rites

Drunk policeman kills five in Enugu

Nigeria to save $156m on Maritime insurance

Southeast insecurity: Fed Govt to explore dialogue, says Ngige

Minister, NISER union leaders to meet over DGs tenure

Uunpaid claims set policy holders against Insurance firms

Needs to halt exit of foreign investors from Nigeria

14 die as bandits attack Benue police station

Doctor, three others arrested for alleged abduction of three kids in Imo

JUST IN: Troops rescue more abducted Kebbi students, teacher

Switzerland beat Turkey to keep Euro 2020 hopes alive

PDP, Afenifere blast Buhari on restructuring, dialogue

FG opts for dialogue over Southeast insecurity crisis


Buharis plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty, a mirage if

ASUU threatens industrial action over non-payment of members salaries

Afenifere backs south east governors on united Nigeria, condemns IPOB

Many killed, 26 kidnapped as S’ Kaduna vows to reclaim all lands


Killings: Revisit our security plans, Ibadan family heads tell Makinde

Staff, students apprehensive as Kaduna’s Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic reopens

Trigger-happy policeman kills 5, injures 4 in Enugu

Tinubu’s probe ongoing — EFCC chair

Over 20 physically challenged register for JAMB in Nasarawa

Govt must tackle poverty, injustice to restore peace in Nigeria — Expert

Trigger-happy policeman kills 5, injures 4 in Enugu

Over 20 physically challenged register for JAMB in Nasarawa

Govt must tackle poverty, injustice to restore peace in Nigeria — Expert

NEDC, stakeholders move to harmonise humanitarian response in N/East

FG releases N500m to Sokoto health scheme for 43,000 indigents

NIMASA seeks halt on war risk insurance for cargoes

FG can earn N4tr from auctioning recovered assets — Auctioneer

‘Most Nigerian businesses unaware of privacy laws’

Sokoto farmers fear hijack of N7.5b loan, fertilizers

7 arrested for selling illicit drugs to varsity cultists

Journalist shot dead in Ibadan

Always give back to your alma mater, Osoba urges Nigerians

IPMAN Abuja threatens strike over extortion by DPR

LG poll: Disquiet as Lagos APC panel submits report of primary poll

2023: APC bigwigs frustrating Tinubu’s support group — Sen. Adeniyi

11 CSOs petition Senate over Lauretta Onochie’s nomination as INEC commissioner

24 states, clubs register for Lagos athletics open championship

SSANU threatens strike over FG directives on workers of staff schools

Troops rescue 4 more victims of Kebbi abduction

Village head shot dead in Kaduna

Your genotype should not stop you from getting married, says sickle cell expert

Stop discrimination, stigmatisation of people with Albinism, Nigerians urged

EFCC probes Ogun Assembly over ‘financial misappropriation’

How troops wiped out ISWAP terrorists in Borno

El-Rufai visits Kaduna-Abuja highway, warns against road blockades


2023: Tinubu’s a formidable politician, can win election anywhere in the world ‘ Senator Durojaiye

Asset Declaration: Bankers’ Union Calls for Time Extension

Designer of 1004 Flats Housing Estate in Lagos, Fola Alade, is dead

SS3 student shot dead as Army, Customs, Immigration battle rice smugglers in Lagos

Fake Mona Lisa Sells for $3.4 Million at Auction in Paris

Fashola: ‘You can’t talk of youth unemployment and leave sports

JUST IN: Bandits Attack Benue Police Station,14 Killed


Kaduna Bye-Election: PDP Mocks El-Rufai, APC, Savours Victory

Grazing Routes: Buhari Has A Very Backward Mindset ‘Nyiam

Delta Deputy Governor Commissions PTI Electronic Library Donated By American Society Of Safety Professional

JUST IN: Fuel Scarcity Looms As IPMAN Threatens Strike Action

Buhari’s Position On Restructuring Confirms He’s NIGSectional President, Indicts Him, APC ‘ PANDEF


Court orders Shell to pay N6.9 billion to host communities

CSO petitions EFCC, bank for disobeying court order

2021 UTME: Education Minister commends officials for best practices

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

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


Insecurity: Government, citizen’s collaboration, key to a peaceful Imo

Buhari: Criticisms, protests can’t change him

Scores escape death as trailer plunges from bridge at Oshodi

Insecurity: At least 15 bandits, one soldier killed in Niger

Buhari accepts dialogue for resolution of insecurity in Southeast ‘ Ngige

Restructuring not warfare, PDP replies Buhari

2023: NADECO asks Buhari to return Nigeria to 1960 Constitution

Reps initiate 1,407, pass 88 bills in two years

US police shoot driver who ran over cyclists

Israel warns of dangers with Iran’s new president

COVID-19: Brazil hits 500,000 deaths at critical moment

Why I’m not quitting politics anytime soon ‘Ganduje

PDP govs’ quest for good governance

Buhari has lost control of Nigeria ‘CP Ihagh

I don’t want to see a divided Nigeria ‘Kola Abiola


29 bandits killed in Benue, Niger gunfire, NAF shells terrorists, neutralise scores in Borno

NALDA agribusiness strides, one year after

AIG bars vigilante groups from operating detention camps

Law enforcement officer, 6 others arrested for dealing in cocaine, others

Kebbi shuts schools after Birnin Yauri kidnapping

FGC Yauri abduction: Why Kebbi chose not to negotiate with bandits

Lawan tasks leaders on youths involvement in national development

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