Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 17th June 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Mariupol ‘horrors’ will leave ‘indelible mark’: UN rights chief

US Capitol riot probe to address Trump pressure on VP Pence

Pope’s charity fund up, but still below pre-Covid levels

Canada police raid properties linked to neo-Nazi extremist group

Apple faces £750 mn lawsuit over iPhone software update

Spain to offer fourth Covid vaccine dose to ‘whole population’

Commotion at APC secretariat as protesters threaten Adamu over substitution of candidates

23 years of democracy: Economy buckles under political risks, official graft

FG’s failings over security may push citizens to self-defence, Akeredolu warns

Gani Adams writes UN, others over insecurity in Nigeria

Ikoyi building collapsed land to be forfeited, says Lagos State government

Rivers NLC commends Wike on payment of pensions

Onnoghen canvasses adequate funding to save judiciary

Nigeria in dire need of restructuring, Bode George insists

APC, PDP, SDP in titanic battle for Ekiti Government House

23-year-old FUTA undergraduate needs N12.5m for kidney transplant

Canada police raid properties linked to neo-Nazi extremist group

Nigeria passenger traffic to grow at seven per cent in 10 years

FG canvasses unified tax approach for transportation system

Emefiele, Sanwo-Olu seek structural adjustments to stabilise FX market

Google targets Africa’s retail businesses in new initiatives

Travel disruptions in China, Ukraine dip global air cargo demand

Why I chose Okowa over Wike despite party’s nod

23 years of democracy: Economy buckles under political risks, official graft

AFN in race to produce two teams at national trials in Benin

FG’s failings over security may push citizens to self-defence, Akeredolu warns

Gani Adams writes UN, others over insecurity in Nigeria

Ikoyi building collapsed land to be forfeited, says Lagos State government

Rivers NLC commends Wike on payment of pensions

Nigeria endowed with commercial minerals in 500 locations ‘ Adegbite

Davido Explains Raising N200M From Fans To Trevor Noah

Beyonce’s new album ‘Renaissance’ out July 29

Prof Gwarzo donates N1m to Nigerian medical student stranded in Russia

Lagos takes over land where 21-storey building collapsed, says no compensation


Mompha trial: Defendant absent, court adjourns till June 22

Wikes camp fumes, warns PDP as Atiku picks Okowa running mate

Exporters got N3.5bn rebates from RT200 FX Emefiele

High inflation, fiscal deficit to persist in Nigeria, says IMF

ICAN to attract youths to accounting profession

17,000 policemen, soldiers deployed as Ekiti elects gov Saturday

Enugu Diocese disowns Mbaka, says utterances divisive

Owo attack: Reps want raid on forest reserves, victims get mass burial today

Police have failed Nigerians, Akeredolu declares

ASUU sues Obaseki over ban on unions activities

Tribunal sacks three doctors, suspends 12 in three years

Secure release of abducted citizens, Reps tell Buhari

Multiple taxes weaken consumer spending, experts tell FG

Lagos govt introduces online payment for cash transfer beneficiaries

Eko Atlantic City: Africas real estate hub where square metre costs $1,720

FG plans 17 airports concession, to unbundle aviation regulations

Nigerians spent N3.25tn on airtime, data, others in 2021 -NCC

Abuja queues: Buhari approves freight rate increase for fuel transporters

UPDATED: Terminal operator partners firm to recycle used tyres

Yobe deputy gov loses two children in auto crash

NGO seeks sign language inclusion in school syllabus

Group decries neglect of extra-curricular activities in schools

Rivers PDP gov aspirant Dagogo still in detention, aide cries out

Well prevent repeat of Owo attack Amotekun

Anambra police arrest suspect over oddlers murder

Military declares war on political thugs, warns politicians against violence

Tinubu takes over Buharis Abuja campaign office

Police kill four bandits, arrest female gunrunner in Kaduna

Customs seize goods worth N38.5m in Katsina

Delta honours, gifts tanker driver N2m for averting disaster

Finland expresses interest in Nigerias gas deposits


SON Cautions Nigerians against Patronising Substandard Products

FG Must Protect Lives of Military, Civilians from Attacks, Says NHRC

Journalists Mourn Raheemat Omoro Momodu

All Levels of Healthcare Services Have Been Touched in Enugu, Says Commissioner

Police Burst Baby Factory, Rescue 35 Girls in Anambra

To Beat INEC’s Deadline, Tinubu Quietly Submits Forms, Includes ‘Place Holder’ as Running Mate

Lawmakers Urge Buhari to Secure Release of Remaining Kidnapped Abuja-Kaduna Train…

2023: PDP Presents Certificates of Return to Oduah, Uba, 28 Others

Former CJN, Onnoghen Laments Poor Funding of Apex Court

Akeredolu, Malami Disagree over State of Security

Allow Amotekun to Bear Arms, Group Appeals to FG

Owo Killings: Declare State of Emergency on Forest Reserves, House Tells FG

Kogi West Primary: Adeyemi Rejects Result, Petitions Adamu

Former CJN, Onnoghen Laments Poor Funding of Apex Court

Akeredolu, Malami Disagree over State of Security

Allow Amotekun to Bear Arms, Group Appeals to FG

Police Arrest Four for Killing in Benue Community

EFCC Warns Hoteliers, Banks against Assisting Fraudsters

Evolve Strategies to Tackle Cyber Crimes, Buhari Tells Police

Five Killed, Scores Abducted as Gunmen Invade Niger Community

Muslim-Muslim Ticket as a Booby Trap for Tinubu


Presidency: South East govs, politicians, others frustrated our efforts -Ohanaeze

Ekiti 2022: Appeal Court president sets up tribunal to hear petitions

Tension persists in APC as NWC fails to take decision

APC guber aspirant tackles Igini over utterances on valid candidates

FX challenges beyond monetary policy interventions Emefiele

Airlines survival, forex, fuel scarcity, others dominate FAAN conference

Buhari approves new freight rate for petroleum transporters

Adamawa, Plateau confirm 7 Monkeypox cases

UN expresses concern over civilians killings, clashes in North East

16 die, 5 injured in Gombe, Kogi auto crashes

Journalist awards scholarship to 9 pupils in Umuahia

Reps summons COAS on personnel recruitment

EFCC warns hoteliers against accommodating fraudsters

Owo: Akeredolu blows hot, warns FG over incessant attacks on citizens

NAS raises alarm over spate of polluted Niger Delta environment

Overland Airways engine goes up in flames midair, passengers disembark safely


Right of way issues, major obstacle to Calabar-Itu road construction ‘FG

Police Academy lacks adequate manpower, sewage system, road network, Commandant tells Buhari

2023 Delta gov: Court adjourns case against Oborevwori till June 22

IGP presents N57m cheques to families of A’Ibom fallen heroes

IGP presents N57million cheques to families of Akwa Ibom fallen heroes

Enugu Catholic Diocese condemns ‘stingy man’ statement, cautions Mbaka from making provocative prophecies

Katsina: Customs records decline in smuggling activities, generate N104m

40 power ministry’s officials bag award for exceptional services

Tears flow as the aide of beheaded Anambra lawmaker is buried

We will mobilize our members against Muslim -Muslim ticket ‘ PFN

PDP: How Okowa upstaged Wike to clinch VP slot

Okowa fully qualified as PDP presidential running mate ‘ Screening Committee

2023 Running mate: Wike, a strong party man, ‘ll not be disappointed ‘ Okowa

2022: It ‘ll be great loss to Ekiti if Oni loses ‘ SDP Leaders

Ex-Atiku’s aide, Afegbua to resign from PDP over choice of running mate

Okowa represents S-East/ S-South in Atiku’s Presidency ‘ Nwobodo

Oil theft bleeding Nigerian economy ‘ Akpatason

CBN, NPA, Customs team up to tackle constraints in non-oil exports

Mbaka: For sustainability, Nigeria needs Peter Obi’s ‘stinginess’ ‘Bianca Ojukwu

Seamless transportation: Fashola, experts seek integrated traffic education in school curriculum

More reactions trail Mbaka’s ‘stingy’ comment on Peter Obi as Nigerians call for probe


Onnoghen Laments Poor Funding Of Supreme Court

Akeredolu, Malami Differ On Restructuring, State Police

Running Mate: At Last, Tinubu Zeros In On North East As Atiku Picks Okowa

Ekiti Poll: INEC Distributes Sensitive Materials, Police Withdraw VIP Orderlies

Nigeria Has Improved On Global Terrorism, Corruption Indexes ‘ Buhari

BREAKING: Terrorists Fire Mortar Bombs Into Borno IDPs’ Camp

Police Kill 4 Bandits, Arrest Female Arms Supplier In Kaduna

Police Rescue Niger APC Chairman’s Wife In Borno

Atiku Donates N10m To Victims Of Ondo Church Attack


NNPP demands credible, acceptable governorship election in Ekiti

FCTA inaugurates recovery committee on N29bn ground rent

Drug war: Senior Advocate rallies support for NDLEA, commends Marwa

Sterling maintains trajectory with 20% increase in net profit

Nigeria needs credible leaders like Justice Akanbi ‘ APU VC

Muslim clerics visit CAN, condemn Owo church attack

Deliver us from the grip of miscreants, Abuja indigenes appeal to FCTA

Alleged substitution of candidate: Tension at Buhari’s House as aggrieved aspirant threatens showdown

Insecurity: Gani Adams writes UN, other international organisations, seeks urgent intervention

Party primaries opened up more flaws in Electoral Act 2022 ‘ Smart Adeyemi


Over 10 million actively engaged in fisheries’

Building Collapse: Sanwo-Olu urges stakeholders on compliance with laws

VP slot: How PDP elders dropped Wike for Okowa

CBN makes new plans to fix forex crisis

Okowa: my choice won’t disappoint Wike


Police gun down 4 bandits, arrest female collaborator in Kaduna

Guber poll: Police deploy 17,000 personnel to Ekiti

Poor funding: Supreme Court may soon turn to glorified high court ‘ Onnoghen

Okowa fully qualified as PDP presidential running mate ‘ Screening Committee

Stingy man’ comment: Peter Obi won’t join issues with Father Mbaka ‘ Aide

Police nab Akwa Ibom gov’s aide accused of defiling 14-year-old girl

IPOB names those behind kidnappings in South East


Police deploy 17,000 personnel for Ekiti poll

Ikoyi building collapse: Lagos govt begins demolition of remaining structures

Insecurity: You must rise to the occasion, Buhari tells police

Buhari: African countries must address climate change

We screened Okowa after he was announced as running mate – Chidoka

Diesel: To cut petrol queues, FG raises transporters’ rate above N25/km

Atiku has answers to Nigeria’s challenges – Okowa

Soludo Orders Registration of Wheelbarrow Operators, others In Anambra

Aregbesola: Buhari not happy with difficulties in getting Nigerian passports

Terror Attack: Kwankwaso visits Owo, condoles victims

Kukah: Sinners are those making laws in Nigeria

Insecurity: Nigeria needs divine intervention, says Pastor Enenche

‘11.2m Nigerians living with diabetes’

FEC okays N66.98bn for Kashimbila-Takum-Chachangi Road rehab, N23.98bn for airport equipment

Running mate: I believe in politics of inclusion – Lalong

ASUU sues Obaseki over suspension of union activities

Owo killing: Senate seeks deployment of helicopters to ungoverned areas


How Nigerian Navy stopped theft of crude oil products worth N1.9 billion in 12 days

World Council of Churches engages religious leaders on HIV treatment adherence in Nigeria

Plateau 2023: Labour Party unveils Engr Bot as guber running mate

USAID partners reiterate commitment to combat malnutrition in Nigeria

NACA, religious leaders meet on HIV treatment adherence in Nigeria

Insecurity: Ganduje Gets Assembly Approval To Secure N10 Billion Loan For CCTV, Optic Cyber Installations


Tech talent exodus, glitches frustrate money transfers

Intrigues that led to Okowa’s choice as Atiku’s running mate

Edo to rank top 3 by GDP in Nigeria ‘ Obaseki

Nigeria records $3.5bn FX repatriation 2 months after launch of RT200 ‘ Emefiele

How inflation is adding another 15m Nigerians to poverty pit

Passengers on Overland Airways flight disembark over engine’s high temperature

Running mate: Disregard misrepresenting report on Wike ‘ PDP

Purple grows total revenue 112% to N2bn on asset base, properties sale

IMF reports on Nigeria’s economic outlook

Five things to know to start your Thursday

Dangote Sugar to pay shareholders N12.15bn dividend

Real estate shows resilience amid high building materials costs

Ekiti poll to test INEC’s readiness for 2023


Enugu Catholic Diocese Dissociates Self From Mbaka’s View On Peter Obi

Choice As Atiku’s Running Mate: Ekweremadu Congratulates Okowa

Stanbic IBTC Urges Women To Engage In Wealth Building Investments

Accept Choice Of Okowa As Running Mate To Atiku In Good Faith, BoT Tells PDP Members

PDP Chieftain Asks Court To Nullify Senator Oduah’s Nomination

Youths Canvass For Boss Mustapha As Tinubu’s Running Mate


Oyo senator resigns PDP membership, defects to APC

APC urged to pick NCP Executive Secretary, Pan as Tinubu’s running mate

SSenate mulls Federal University of Education Bichi

2023 presidency: APC will win in a fair contest ‘ Adamu tells Polish Ambassador

Group urges APC Senatorial candidate, Machina not to step down for Lawan


Peter Obi: Catholic Church disowns Fr Mbaka

Ex-CJN decries poor funding of Supreme Court

APC: Tinubu inherits Buhari’s campaign office

PDP: Wike loses again as Atiku picks Okowa as running mate

IMF: eNaira, others may reduce power needs for digital payments

Buhari: We’ve sufficiently degraded B’Haram, IPOB, other criminals

33 passengers escape death as Overland aircraft engine burst into flames

5G: FG targets N390/ GB data in 3 years

Inflation: Europe’s central banks raise interest rates

Threat of Violence: Heavy deployment by police, NSCDC, others

2023: Ohanaeze declares support for Peter Obi


Suspense in APC over Tinubu’s running mate ahead INEC’s deadline

Bianca Ojukwu reveals what ‘stingy’ Peter Obi did to her

Police kill 4 bandits, nab female gunrunner in Kaduna

2023: Northern youths reaffirm support for ex-LP presidential aspirant’s ambition

US raises interest rates by another 75 basis points

IMF raises food security concerns, says fiscal deficit’ll hit 6.1% of GDP

2023: Nigeria’ll generate, distribute 15000mw under Tinubu ‘ Amosun

UN expresses concern over violence affecting civilians in North-east

Police arrest mastermind of Taraba blast that claimed over 50 lives

Nine in 10 Nigerians attest to child abuse -Poll reveals

Unemployment responsible for youth’s radicalization ‘ Actionaid

Church tragedy: Kwankwaso pays condolence visit to Owo monarch

FCTA inaugurates committee on recovery of N29bn debt

Miscreants overrunning our communities, Lugbe residents cry out

Anambra: Soludo orders registration of wheelbarrows, tricyles, others to increase IGR generation



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