Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 16th June 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Biden chastises oil industry over fuel costs

Trump loyalist routs Republican who voted for impeachment

‘Be with us’: Zelensky presses Europe for more help

Xi tells Putin China will keep backing Russia on ‘sovereignty, security’

It’s (not) alive! Google row exposes AI troubles

ECOWAS pushes launch of single currency to 2027

Economy heads for collapse as Nigerians pay N876.6b for darkness

We’re studying judgment on Malabu oil deal, says FG

Families decry mental condition of 11 freed train passengers, task FG

Lagos motorists, commuters lament gridlock on Cele-Okota road

Fire guts Ikoyi building of former Lagos CJ

Tension as hoodlums invade Osun hospital, demand release of colleagues’ corpses

Lady dies days after suspected encounter with Yahoo boy in Delta

Police reward children of slain officers with life insurance benefits

Lagos police deny knowledge of Ajah unclad suspected lovers

Abducted Anglican Bishop, wife, driver regain freedom

U.S. supports Somali with $105 million amid worst drought

Dangote restates commitment to 1.5MT year sugar production

Lagos technology startup ecosystem valued at $9b, ahead of four others

Food price volatility pushes headline inflation to 17.7 per cent

300,000 under-banked Nigerians receive N40bn FCMB microloans

Microsoft targets food security in Africa with agric digital transformation

Nigeria urged to leverage global crisis for local capacity devt

U.S.-based athletes arrive for Commonwealth Games trials

We’re studying judgment on Malabu oil deal, says FG

Pineapple, tea tree oil, Ginkgo biloba ‘cure’ for COVID-19

1.5 billion children lack access to family support, cash benefits, says ILO

Suspected Fulani kidnappers overrun Enugu council

One month after, suspense pervades ministries without ministers

Mass metering programme: Phase 1 starts in August ‘ NERC

Serving vulnerable communities raises stakes for public sector digital transformation

Business delegation made a strong case for South Africa as an investment destination at Davos

6 African champs storm Benin for C’wealth Games, World Championship tickets

Crude oil: Nigeria, 6 others drop in production, OPEC report says

Police arrests 154 suspects for various crimes in Borno


Our lawyers studying UKs judgment on oil fraud, says FG

Wike, Okowa face panel today, camps fight over Atikus VP slot

Owo massacre: Senate demands raid on killers hideouts, helicopter, drones deployment

Oceans under threat from human activities Naval chief

Hasten release of other abducted train attack passengers, families beg FG

We won 1993 election, well win again Abiolas son

Oyo lawmakers begin moves to sack deputy gov

Extend voter registration, Reps urge INEC

Why Abuja fuel scarcity wont end soon Marketers

Nigerias FX reserves to fall, CBN plans $1.7bn arrears payment

CBN boosts cocoa, sesame exports with N21bn disbursement

FG, NEXIM sign $40m women in oil sector fund

Only Lagos, Delta, Kaduna, two others pay pensions PenCom

Buhari okays TCN unbundling, NERC orders 5,000MW delivery July 1

Solar panels boom amid rising diesel cost, power crisis

Customs seal warehouse with 4,000 bags of imported rice, others

Why we cant sanction firms over container deposits Shippers council

Don’t rate Eagles with Sao Tome win, warns Fuludu

Ogun mob lynches suspected motorcycle thief, abandons corpse

Gunmen abduct Abia reporter, steal car, demand N10m ransom

Enugu community laments as suspected herdsmen kill five, burn houses

Police intensify search for 17 abducted Abuja residents

Four escape death as fire guts Lagos building

Kogi man fined, jailed over Facebook post on COVID-19

Rivers communities picket Agip station over disagreement

70 airlines extinct in Nigeria, three may collapse soon Operators

I wont step down for Lawan, Yobe senatorial candidate insists

Rivers woman sells sisters child for N600,000, police arrest suspects

Varsities lecturers, others spend 719 days on strike under Buhari

Inflation surges again, hits 17.71% amid rising prices

FCT police reward 29 children of slain officers

42 shops gutted by midnight fire in Bauchi varsity

Hoodlums storm Osun hospital, attempt forceful evacuation of corpse

VP race: Delta group asks EFCC to probe Okowa

Defection: Oyo lawmakers move to impeach Makindes deputy

Portable calls out Burna Boy for allegedly copying his style

Form your own parties, northern group urges MURIC, CAN


As Nigeria Grapples with Blackouts, W’Bank Says $100bn Needed to Solve…

FG: We Are Studying Malabu Oil Deal Court Judgement

African Youths Are Catalytic Force to Propel AfCFTA, Says Afreximbank Boss

Worsening Insecurity in Nigeria Worries IMF

ECOWAS: We are Winning War on Maritime Insecurity

With $64bn Total Assets, NNPC Targets 2026 to Achieve Nigeria’s Energy…

Running Mate: Disregard Misrepresenting Report on Wike, PDP Tells Nigerians

Adamu: With over 43m Members, APC Won’t Lose 2023 Polls

Former AGF, Bayo Ojo, Unveils Nigeria’s First Book on Construction Law

Inflation Rises to 17.71% in May, Highest in Bauchi, Akwa Ibom,…

Edo Eyes N2bn Investment in Tourism, Others

House Urges INEC to Extend Voters’ Registration Deadline by 60 Days

Relatives of Abducted Kaduna-bound Train Passengers Urge FG to Intensify Efforts…

Akpabio’ s Claims of Being APC Senatorial Candidate a Nollywood Script, Dream, Says A’Ibom REC

Senate Approves Bill to Establish Financial Aid Scheme for Students

PDP Storms Ekiti Today for Campaign as INEC Lectures Voters on…

Senate Tasks Security Agencies on Intelligence Sharing, Mourns Owo Victims

Suspension Order: Court Clears Abia APC Guber Candidate, Emenike

Osun 2022: Aregbesola’s Loyalist Quits APC, Joins PDP

2023: Women Tasked on Active Participation in Election

Party Primaries: Lawmakers Set to Veto Buhari on Statutory Delegates’ Clause

Fashola Urges Nigerians to Key into National Housing Programme

Army Rescues One Missing Chibok Girl, Child

NIN Enrolments Reached 82.74m in May Lagos State Tops List with 9.48m

Visa: SMEs Need Unique Product to Create 90% of Digital Jobs by 2030

FCMB Provides 300,000 Underbanked Nigerians with Microloans worth N40bn

Experts Advocate Collaboration among Tech Companies to Strengthen Businesses


South East must be strategic about 2023 polls Okelekwe

Court clears Abia APC guber candidate, Emenike over suspension order

Osun guber: 333,179 PVCs ready for collection INEC

Ekiti 2022: I didnt meet Tinubu to compromise my candidacy, Oni clarifies

Fury gives condition to fight Anthony Joshua

Nigeria, 6 others drop in crude oil production OPEC report

Police arrest 5 BHaram, ISWAP agents in Borno

Nab 30 kidnap, robbery suspects, rescue 7 in Rivers

Enugu community raises alarm over Fulani kidnappers

FG tasked to key into Chinas initiative to reclaim Lake Chad

Police burst baby factory, teenage prostitution ring in Anambra


APC: Tinubu to announce running mate on Thursday, as party settles for Muslim/Muslim ticket

2023: I am Ebonyi’s next Governor, Ebonyi Speaker declares

2023: Umahi suspends Ebonyi Commissioner for Finance indefinitely

PRP will repeat MKO Abiola’s presidential feat 30 years after, Son boasts

Ben Bruce woos Atiku, Tinubu, Obi: Forget politics, work with me to rescue Nigeria

Bandits kill 5, rustle 2000 cows in Kebbi

Nigeria’s inflation rate increases to 17.71% in May 2022 ‘ NBS

With 43m members, APC can’t lose 2023 general elections, Adamu boasts

VP: Shettima is top running mate choice in APC ‘ Source

Atiku’s running mate: South-East in final push, as PDP screens Wike, others

Labour Party embarks on massive rural mobilisation in Enugu

Oyo Assembly slams 5 allegations on Dep Gov, threatens impeachment

APC VP Slot: Tinubu condemns rumour on muslim-muslim ticket

Rising transportation cost, naira depreciation, others push inflation to 17.71%

Why next election should ride on Blockchain-enabled e-voting

It could be drugs, says man that shot video of couple walking naked at VGC

Borno police nab 80-yr-old for alleged rape of minor

Suspected Fulani herdsmen overrun Enugu LGA

Internet fraud: Court orders varsity student to clean hospital for 60 days

Abducted Chibok girl, son, rescued in Borno

Family of kidnapped Abia journalist cries out for help

Owo massacre: Ogun worshippers to invoke curses on killers

NSCDC deploys 9,747 personnel for Ekiti election

Owo massacre: Ogun worshippers to invoke curses on killers

Hoodlums storm Uniosun teaching hospital to retrieve colleague’s corpse

Ekiti Election: NSCDC deploys 9,747 personnel to provide adequate security

Osun 2022: Aregbesola’s loyalist quits APC, joins PDP

Nigeria loses $2.5bn to other countries for aircraft MRO ‘ FAAN


APM Terminal Apapa, Firm Collaborate To Recycle Used Tyres

Reps Ask INEC To Extend Deadline For Voter Registration

Insecurity: Kano Assembly Approves Ganduje’s Request For N10bn Loan

Senate Moves To Establish Financial Aid Scheme For Students

600 Die In Kaduna/Zaria/Kano Road Crashes In 6 Months ‘ FRSC

Senate Mulls Financial Aid Scheme For Tertiary Students

2023: APC Promises Fair Polls As Poland Seeks Peaceful Transition

Ekiti Gov’ship: Segun Oni Denies Striking Deal With Tinubu

ASUU Strike: Issue Complicated Than Nigerians Think, Says Federal Govt

Senate Reacts To Ondo Church Attack, Tasks Security Agencies On Intelligence Sharing

47 Terrorists Killed In Fierce Encounter With Troops

JUST-IN: Bandits Kill 3, Abduct 30 Villagers In Niger


FG decries abysmal voluntary blood donations in Nigeria

7 ways to eat healthy on a low budget

SON cautions Nigerians against patronising substandard products

Ogun worshippers to conduct rituals over massacre in Owo church on Thursday

I won’t step down for Senator Lawan ‘ Machina

Vice presidential candidate: Wike to face PDP screening committee on Thursday

Reps consolidate 4 bills seeking to establish Electoral Offences Commission, Tribunal

South West IPMAN threatens to increase petrol pump price to N180 per litre

E no go shock me: Burna Boy reacts after Lagos club shooting

Oyo Assembly begins process of impeaching deputy governor


Brume, five African champions hit Benin for AFN trials

Senate seeks financial aid scheme for students

‘More youth involvement in SDGs mobilisation needed’

How Jaiz is complementing SDGs, by CEO

Navy seeks end to indiscriminate waste disposal

Court clears Abia APC governorship candidate


Zamfara governor raises alarm over resurgence of banditry, kidnapping

Gunmen abduct 2 from Celestial Church in Ogun

Bishop Oyedepo ‘blinded by hatred’ for Buhari ‘ Femi Adesina

ECOWAS pushes launch of single currency to 2027

Gunmen kill musical equipment, footwear dealers in Aba

Kidnapped Anglican bishop, wife, driver regain freedom

APC Primary: Why Buhari refused to impose consensus candidate ‘ Presidency


Mr Macaroni calls out President Buhari, Police over abduction of Ameerah, 16 others

South East kicks as PDP NWC ‘approves’ Wike as Atiku’s running mate

I’m not a house boy to the north – Orji Kalu

Reps seek extension of voters registration by 60 days

Kaduna now has more female commissioners than males, says deputy governor

FEC okays N66.98bn for Taraba roads, N23.98bn for airport equipment

Nigeria’s Yakubu elected into UN Convention Against Corruption board

Ban: Lagos Govt. inaugurates anti-Okada squad to collaborate with Police

All abducted Zamfara residents will be rescued – Matawalle

Recruitment: Army releases fresh update to applicants

ASUU drags Obaseki to court over suspension of unions’ activities

Despite insecurity, KTHA passes 22 bills in 1 year

FG cautioned against regulating social media

Politicians playing a game with the faith, future of Nigerians – Baba-Ahmed

NCDC confirms 36 monkeypox cases in 15 states, FCT

Voluntary blood donation low in Nigeria – FG

2023: Shun partisan politics, COAS warns officers

Nigeria’s vocational and technical education neglected – NASENI boss

We’ll mobilise against same-faith presidential ticket – CAN

2 days to INEC’s deadline: Wike wins PDP advisory council poll as running mate

ICYMI: ‘Mama Boko Haram’ bags five-year jail sentence for N71.4m fraud

PDP to screen Vice Presidential Candidate Thursday


ECOWAS okays launch of single currency in 2027

Fear grips Ezeagu people as kidnappers take over Ninth Mile-Eke-Oghe-Aguobu-Owa Road

Enugu gas fire stops miraculously after several weeks

Kano Spends Over N7 Billion On Basic Education

APC Set To Settle For Female Vice Presidential Candidate

$90tr investment required to improve power and energy infrastructure Atiku


Real estate shows resilience amid high building materials costs

Ekiti poll to test INEC’s readiness for 2023

Nigeria’s 17.7% inflation raises concerns over food security

Music has ended: Welcome to Buhari’s grinding lame-duck presidency

Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 17.7%, highest in 11 months

How to successfully implement change management

Share or asset deal’ A dive into tax optimisation in a business restructuring arrangement

The carnage in Owo and the desecration of crime scenes

Malabu oil scandal: UK Court Rules Against Nigeria in $1.7bn JP Morgan Case

Angola overtakes Nigeria as Africa’s biggest oil producer


Biden Says He’s ‘Prepared’ To Use ‘All Tools’ To Boost Gas Production

Egypt, Israel To Boost Gas Supply To EU Amid Ukraine War

Can ‘Obidient’ Nigerians Effect Democratic Power Change In 2023

Abducted Anglican Bishop, Wife, Driver Regain Freedom

2023: Pick Lalong, Muslim-Muslim Ticket Will Create Crisis, Arewa Forum Tells Tinubu

Electoral Act: Gbajabiamila Calls For Motion To Override Buhari’s Veto On Section 84 (8)

Adamawa: Ex-Gov Bindow’s Cabinet Member Kidnapped

Education: Senate Moves To Create Federal Technical University, Bichi


FCT Natives applaud Minister on peaceful inauguration of Councils’ Chairmen

Residents panic over ‘unrest’ at Durumi IDPs camp

APC V.P Slot: Tinubu condemns rumour on Muslim-Muslim ticket

Ekiti guber: INEC parleys EFCC, ICPC to curb votes buying

2023: Mbaka tasks politicians to play politics in accordance with rules

Atiku VP: Progressives PDP Reps Caucus meets, considers Wike, Anyim, others

2023: Zone VP slot to Northeast ‘ Forum urges APC

2023 elections: Niger NAWOJ advocates female running mates for candidates

PDP, APC candidates not what we wanted as president in 2023 ‘ Arewa Youths

APC has no solution to Nigeria’s problems ‘ Ogun Reps candidate, Amuzu

Death toll in Benue Democracy Day killing now 15, as thousands displaced


FEC okays 90.8bn for projects in Works, Aviation ministries

JUST IN-Owo Massacre: ‘Ogun’ worshippers conduct open rituals over attack

Petrol may soon sell for N200 in S’West ‘ IPMAN

Strike: ASUU crisis complicated ‘ FG

Reps to INEC: Extend voter registration by two months

Owo Massacre: Collaborate effectively to tackle insecurity, Senate tells security agencies

2023: Party’s supreme, I’ll work for Tinubu same way I worked for Lawan ‘ Sen. Orji Kalu

JUST IN: PDP NWC to submit names of 3 Vice Presidential nominees to Atiku today

Interrogating economic rescue plans of presidential candidates

LCCI targets SMEs, others to boost real sector trade

NB Plc hands over ultra-modern police station in Kaduna

Digital Currency: CBN seeks NCC ‘s support on USSD cod

Nigeria needs 31% growth rate to bridge financial inclusion gap

Mixed reactions trail FG’s online ‘Code of Practice

Veteran journalist launches book on digital revolution

Media platform to hold maiden telecom forum July

VP: Again, PDP may ignore S’East as odds favour Wike

Ogun: Gunmen invade church, abduct pastor, one other, demand N50m ransom

Kidnappers of Zamfara phone technicians demand N145m ransom

Minister woos investors to aviation sector

10 feared killed in Ogun cult war


FEC approves repeal of 60-year-old Fire Service Act, okays N66.9bn road in Taraba

Electoral Act: Reps set to override Buhari on statutory delegate

Equity market loses N183bn as profit taking persists

Dangote Sugar Refinery restates commitment to FG’s backward integration policy

CBN launches non-oil export optimisation framework

FG says fuel subsidy hindering debt service, analysts says its high cost of governance

Inflation hits 11-month high, exceeds expectations on cereals, gas prices

Prioritise inclusive education for children with disabilities, ActionAid tells FG, states

SERVICOM bags FCTA outstanding performance award

Nigerian Army set to begin screening of new intake, announces date *See link to check



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