Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, 18th June 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Macron’s awkward moment with Zelensky becomes internet meme

German bishop rejects resignation in wake of abuse report

US manufacturing slows in May; oil extraction jumps

Macron, Zelensky turn page on Russia ‘humiliation’ spat

UN chief calls for ending ‘age of fossil fuels’

Ukraine to introduce visas for Russians: Zelensky

Three Palestinian gunmen killed in Israeli army raid in Jenin

Supreme Court approves hijab use in Lagos schools

Mbaka blesses Peter Obi, apologises for initial utterances

Police dismiss kidnapping reports by Amira, 17 others in Abuja

Kastina: 20, 000 out-of-school children to benefit from UNICEF

Peter Obi lists Doyin Okupe as ‘standing’ running mate, submits to INEC

Tinubu submits name of running mate to INEC

Monkeypox suspected cases rise to 141 in 13 States in Nigeria

749,065 voters to elect new Ekiti governor today

EKEDC explains reasons for poor power supply, assures improvement

Ohanaeze Youth hails Okowa’s emergence as Atiku’s running mate

Mbaka blesses Peter Obi, apologises for initial utterances

PVC Registration: 407 ethnic groups demand two months extension, more machines

Nigeria to end Kerosene lighting by 2030, says Buhari


Senatorial ticket: Aspirant kicks as APC submits Lawans name

I wish you well, forgive me on stingy comment, Mbaka begs Obi

Ekiti gov election: APC, PDP, SDP, others do battle, INEC begins e-transmission of results

Tears, anguish as Ondo buries 22 victims of Owo church massacre

Abductors of Abuja-Kaduna train passengers said they read news of how politicians, others steal billions without punishment Negotiator, Mamu

Someone once told my mum she should be ashamed having a one-legged daughter UNIPORT undergraduate, Adaugo

NAFDAC, PCN to get offices in Anambra drug market Soludo

Firm predicts rise in diabetes cases in Nigeria

NGO distributes gas cylinders in Delta, Anambra

NNPP asks bank to ignore Gandujes N10bn CCTV loan request

Akpabio has been frustrating my life since 2009 Ex-APC secretary, Akpanudoedehe

Nigeria endowed with commercial minerals in 500 locations Minister

CBNs intervention funds fuelling inflation, World Bank warns Nigeria

Vigilantes nab two herders as gunmen behead Benue councillor-elect, cousin

Two arrested in Abuja for allegedly selling rotten chickens

Gunmen attack Bauchi govs LGA, kill four

How rift with Ibori nearly cost Okowa VP ticket

We’re not beggars, hunger wont force us to resume, ASUU tells FG

Tinubu submits nomination forms, picks surrogate running mate

Pictorial: Lagos sensitises students to domestic, sexual abuse

JUST IN: Im Peter Obis running mate, says Okupe

Climate Change: FG to phase out kerosene usage by 2030

Abia doctors suspend industrial action over kidnapped colleague

Stingy man: Mbaka apologises to Obi, supporters


Mbaka Makes U-Turn, Says He Didn’t Mean to Malign Obi

Buhari: Nigeria Will Adopt Long Term Strategy to Lessen Use of…

Ex-Lawmaker Urges FG to Intensify More Effort to Develop Nation’s Tourism…

Anyim Congratulates Okowa, Describes Him as Cool-headed, Brilliant

You’re a Traitor for Agreeing to Be Atiku’s Running Mate, Clark,…

Oyo Govt Promotes 7, 460 Teachers

Anyim Congratulates Okowa, Describes Him as Cool-headed, Brilliant

You’re a Traitor for Agreeing to Be Atiku’s Running Mate, Clark,…

Yobe Senatorial Seat: Machina Threatens Court Action over Substitution with Lawan

Supreme Court Affirms Judgment Unbanning Use of Hijab in Lagos Schools

Conference Attendance: TETFund Refutes Waiving Sanctions for Erring Lecturers

Ohanaeze Changes Strategy, Embraces Okowa, Describes Him as An Igbo…

Okowa: I’m Igbo from Delta, Lucky to Be PDP’s Vice…

20,802 Katsina Out-of-School Children Have Access to Learning on UNICEF Partnership

Why We’re Resolute to Return Oyetola for Second Term, Ogiyan, Alawo,…

ASUU Strike Unnecessary,Says JAMB Registrar

US-based Entrepreneur, Naomi Alabi, Gives Clean Water to Poor Communities

Crises Hit Kogi Assembly, Deputy Speaker, Three Other Principal Officers Impeached

Sanwo-Olu Condoles With Obaigbena over Mother’s Death

Tinubu Returns Completed Presidential Nomination Forms to INEC


Southern, Middle Belt leaders to Okowa: Youre a traitor

Voter registration: Deploy more machines in South East -CLO to INEC

2023: Mbaka apologises, prays for Peter Obi

2023: Igbo elders to meet over Obi, Okowa

APC, Labour submit dummy names as running mates to INEC

Real reasons South-East failed to pick APC presidential ticket Osita Okechukwu

Deep Blue Project: NIMASA acquires 2 UAS, 9 boats, 10 armoured vehicles

Two killed by suspected herdsmen in Benue community

Owo attack: NAS wants Amotekun rejigged for tactical operation

Dont engage in unholy acts, Abiodun cautions Ogun Muslim pilgrims

We are not opposed to new board -NDDC

Owo massacre: Akeredolu, others weep as victims get mass burial

Lamentations of native doctor turned kidnapper: My charms, shrines failed me

WHO advocates good mental health as 1bn people suffer mental disorder

Clark, Adebanjo, Obiozor others attack Okowa for accepting VP slot, say action amount to betrayal of highest order

2023: Ohaneze youths congratulate Atiku, Okowa for emerging PDP presidential candidates

Group sensitises market women on sexual, gender based violence in Enugu

Kaduna: We have video evidence of over-voting during PDP Kaduna central primary Counsel to aspirant


2023 polls: No PVC, no salary ‘ IPMAN tell members

We recorded low compliance on implementation of ACJL in Kano ‘ C’ttee

Despite inflation, building homes in Nigeria very easy ‘ CEO

We’re scaling down on emission for safer, global environment ‘ Buhari

Ekiti 2022: Adhere to code of conduct, ensure free, fair, credible election, INEC chairman tells staff

Machina resurfaces, threatens legal action as APC forwards Lawan, Akpabio’s names to INEC

Machina goes into hiding as APC forwards Lawan, Akpabio’s names to INEC

Abiodun appoints two clerics as Consultants on Religious Matters

Ekiti Poll: We’ll deal decisively with electoral offenders ‘ Police

2023: Tinubu submits nomination forms, as APC chieftain confirms Masari as running mate

Ekiti Poll: Police impose restriction of movement, order withdrawal of officers attached to candidates

Breaking: I’m vice presidential candidate of Labour Party ‘ Doyin Okupe

Okowa betrayed the trust reposed on him, Southern, Middle Belt leaders tackle Delta Gov

2023: Nigeria needs leaders that respect civic space ‘ Baiyewu

2023: Youths’ neglection’ll destroy Nigeria’s democracy ‘ Buhari’s Aide tells parties

We’ve made impact on security, economy, corruption ‘ Buhari

Gunmen shoot five persons in Imo

Ekiti Poll: We’ll deal decisively with electoral offenders, Police vow

Unknown gunmen kill police, set patrol van ablaze in Enugu

Bandits kill 3 in Bauchi community, injure 4 others

37m children displaced globally in 2021 ‘ UNICEF

Nigerian voted to represent Africa on UN anti-corruption board

Monkeypox suspected cases rise to 141 in 13 States in Nigeria

2023: APGA’s Beke urges Rivers people to participate in voters registration

We’ve made impact on security, economy, corruption ‘ Buhari boasts


World Refugee Day: Nigeria Hosts 3.2 M Displaced Persons ‘ UNHCR

Parties Present List Of Presidential Candidates, Running Mates To INEC

INEC Debuts E-transmission Of Results For Ekiti Election

Lawan, Akpabio Make APC List Of Senatorial Candidates

Middle Belt Leaders Disappointed In Choice of Okowa As Atiku’s Running Mate

I’m A ‘Place Holder’ For Labour Party Vice Presidential Candidate ‘ Okupe

Mbaka Apologises To Peter Obi, Supporters Over ‘Stingy’ Comment

CVR: 2 INEC Staff In Trouble For Demanding Money From Registrants

EFCC Re-arraigns Lagos Pastor Over Alleged N54.7m Fraud

Energy Forum: Buhari Restates Commitment To Eliminating Kerosene Lighting By 2030

Unknown Gunmen Attack Police Checkpoint In Enugu

NDDC: Buhari, APC Should Act Now, End Ongoing Illegality ‘ Group

Police Find Missing Amira, Debunk Kidnapping Of 17 Others


Bandits kill 4, injure 3 in Bauchi communities

Bauchi Polytechnic suspends female staff for alleged partisan political postings

Muslim-Christian ticket will unite Nigerians ‘ PDP BoT chairman

Ondo open to foreign investors, says Akeredolu

FCTA allocates N2.745B to FCT Fadama CARES

Nigerian ambassador charges Nigerian students in Greece to network, plan for the future

IPMAN directs closure of all fuel stations in Oyo

Ekiti Election: NSCDC launches toll-free numbers for rescue of electoral violence victims


Southern, Middle Belt leaders slam Okowa as traitor over VP nomination

Supreme Court overrules Lagos over hijab ban in schools

ASUU, other strikes causing irreparable damage to education – JAMB…

Buhari, Tinubu, govs, others condole with Obaigbena over mother’s…

Police debunk claims by lady who tweeted about abduction of 17…

Nigeria to end kerosene use in 2030 – Buhari

Military retires 316 personnel, warns against subversion

UK shuts down Nigerian-owned church for alleged fraud

Father Mbaka retracts ‘stingy’ comment, apologises to Peter Obi

Running mates: Worry less about religion, NPSA urges Nigerians

Presidency assures youths of credible elections

We’ll unite Southeast for Tinubu, says Enugu support groups

No PVC, no salary – IPMAN warns employees

Yoruba Council rallies support for Tinubu’s presidential bid


UPDATED: Supreme Court okays hijab In Lagos schools

You’re on your own’ ‘ Constituents tell Orji Kalu for backing Muslim-Muslim ticket for Tinubu

My husband is inhuman, took my house’ ‘ Divorce seeking woman tells court

Mbaka needs psychological, spiritual help ‘ Ohanaeze tackles cleric over attack on Peter Obi

No PVC, no salary ‘ IPMAN tells employees

Customs intercepts kola nuts, other contrabands worth N38.5m in Katsina


Tight security as APC, PDP, SDP, others battle for Ekiti gov’ship

Aftermath of Owo Church attack: 70% of our people have left – Sarkin Hausawa

NNPP, NLC fault Ganduje’s N10bn CCTV loan request

There can only be one Governor at a time, says Abiodun after Amosun’s outburst

It’s illegal to remove my name, Machina tells APC

Owo massacre: Tears as funeral mass held for slain victims

Buhari establishes national early warning centre in VP’s office, appoints DG

Nigeria currently hosts 3.2 million displaced persons – UN

‘Stingy Man’: Mbaka bows to pressure, apologises to Peter Obi

Shina Peller dumps APC, says its style of democracy kills

Owo Massacre: FG has shamed us, Akeredolu laments during funeral

ASUU strike unnecessary, says JAMB registrar

Don’t pay workers without PVCs, IPMAN tells members


FCTA raids Abuja market, arrest rotten chicken sellers

Climate Parliament warns Nigeria could hit 29C mean average temperature

How LG Laundry alleviates the burden of daily cloth pile-up

2023: Good representation reason I won my election Rep. Vincent

Police debunk alleged kidnap of Safiya, 17 others in FCT

Obis presidential ticket not Igbo quest but mass movement Ohanaeze Ndigbo


Nigeria repatriates $3.5bn 2 months after launching rebate scheme ‘ Emefiele

FXTM analyst says inflation timebomb threatens Nigeria’s outlook

Nigeria lags US on financial literacy in secondary school

VAT rises to N588.59bn in three months

CBN, banks, NPA to fix export bottlenecks in 90 days


One Killed, Several Wounded In Afghan Mosque Bombing ‘ Police

Boris Johnson Makes Second Visit To Kyiv

Senegal Police Surround Opposition Chief’s Home Over Protest Call

2023: Oyo Assembly Candidate Seeks Justice Over Alleged Stolen Mandate

2023: Let’s Choose Right In Coming Elections, Hamzat Charges Nigerians

Ekiti Guber Poll: Group Lauds INEC’s Preparation, TasksSecurity OnNeutrality

IPMAN Orders Total Closure Of Filling Stations In Oyo


IPAC calls for peaceful election ahead of Ekiti guber

CNPP cautions APC against plot to upturn Abia primary, urges INEC to resist moves

Ekiti guber poll: NSCDC launches Toll -Free numbers to rescue electoral violence victims

FCT: Gwagwalada Chairman swears-in Councillors, calls for peace

Set up inter-agncy panel to rescue Kaduna train, other bandits victims, now ‘ Reps tell Buhari

Owo attack: Reps move to revisit State Police over ravaging insecurity

Boko Haram, IPOB, banditry others have been significantly degraded ‘ Buhari


Atiku, Tinubu’s emergence conspiracy against Ndigbo, says Ezeife, Amaechi

Buhari: Nigeria’ ll adopt long term strategy to cut down on use of fossil fuels

Ohanaeze says Okowa will add value to Atiku’s presidential bid

Ekiti Decides: Stay at home if you don’t have PVC, Police warn

CDD fears rate of violence, fake news, threat to peaceful conduct of poll

I’m Obi’s ‘stand-in’ running mate, says Okupe

2023: IPMAN to stop payment of salaries to staff without PVCs

2023: US promises support for free, fair polls in Nigeria

Buhari commiserates with Thisday Chairman, Obaigbena, over mother’s death

FG rakes in N588.59bn as VAT in Q1,2022

Igbos shouldn’t be angry over emergence of Atiku, Tinubu, they failed at primaries ‘Dr Anozie


Breaking: Amidst public backlash, Mbaka bows, tenders apology to Peter Obi, supporters

Buhari sets up national early warning centre in VP’s office

2023 presidency: South-east Governors Forum failed Igbo nation ‘ Ohanaeze

DMO records 1, 322 subscriptions, N1.7bn allotment in June FGN bond offers

We’re committed to addressing out-of-school kids’ plight ‘ FG

Monkeypox suspected cases rise to 141 in 13 Nigerian states

We’re scaling down on emission for safer, global environment ‘ Buhari

ASUU strike unnecessary ‘ JAMB boss

CVR: INEC queries, withdraws, replaces staff over extortion in Benue

Nigeria ranks second globally in death related to terrorism ‘ Expert

Tinubu will be Nigeria’s next president ‘ Ex-APC chair

Don’t use Delta money to fund Atiku’s ambition ‘ Omo ‘ Agege warns Okowa

Tax disputes: Court of Appeal, FIRS parley on Justice delivery

Muslim women can wear hijab in public schools, Supreme court rules


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