Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 21st June 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Pope’s future sparks debate, resignation seems unlikely

Sanctioned Russia becomes China’s main source of oil

Japan court rules same-sex marriage ban constitutional

Armed men kill at least 20 civilians in Mali

Iran hangs extremist accused of murdering Shiite clerics

Britain set for biggest rail strike in decades

Despite N4tr subsidy, empty depots trigger new charges, petrol scarcity

Reading body partners NNPC, Shell, others over literacy

Sanwo-Olu orders probe of attack on journalists

Over 21m Nigerians fully vaccinated against COVID-19, says FG

NDLEA rehabilitates over 11,000 drug users, arrests 10 barons, says Marwa

British Commission worries over vote buying, selling in Ekiti poll, seeks probe

70 year- old-man, corps member, pregnant woman, others drown in Bayelsa boat mishap

Tension in Delta community over alleged killing of hunter

Fear grips Akwa Ibom community as hoodlums unleash terror

U.S.-based Nnamdi sure of Commonwealth Games ticket despite ‘high’ standard

Sell-off in 31 stocks drag indices further by N551 billion

China contributes to global food security

Investors worry about banks’ N814 billion NPLs in 2021

FG releases result of 2022 common entrance examination

Alleged N26m Fraud: Absence of lead counsel stalls Fani-Kayode’s trial

Group wants Nigeria’s digital space regulated before 2023 election


Desist from attacking my bishop, Mbaka warns followers

Presidential poll: Interim running mates risky, ex-INEC chiefs warn APC, LP

Families beg FG as abducted train passengers fall sick

Nigerians defy CBNs ban, double Bitcoin transactions in May Paxful

Osinachis mother in court, seeks justice for daughter

Court stops INEC from ending voter registration June 30

We have no problem with our hosts, no attack on Igbo collecting PVCs Aguene, Lagos Ndigbo President

Ex-minister, Orubebe, dumps PDP

Scarcity hits Lagos, Abuja, fuel sells N180/litre as NNPC cuts supplies

TinCan port reflects decades of neglect -FG

Nigeria rallies support for $13bn Trans-Saharan gas pipeline

Manufacturers reduce investment by 61%, borrowing cost hits 22%

How to alleviate the looming global hunger crisis

Bus driver kills, dumps colleagues corpse at Lagos park

Shooting: Police silent as traumatised woman slams Burna Boy, club

Abuja woman dismembered, stuffed in sacks, residents suspect ritualists

Federal commission guards brutalise blind jobseekers, several hospitalised

Court remands book publisher over $156,711 fraud

Four-month-old baby battles heart condition, parents seek help

Police detain Abuja lady after false kidnap claim on Twitter

Gunmen abduct Plateau monarch, Bauchi village head, demand N150m

IGP orders suit withdrawal against Lagos real estate mogul

Oyo police foil planned bank robbery, nab banker, female suspect

How global credit crunch will affect Nigerian tech startups

What word formation is involved in BATified, Atikulated and Obi-dient

Dont give children under-five cough syrups, its dangerous, paediatrician warns mothers

Sexual misconduct: OAU, UNIABUJA dismiss four profs, 14 others

Under Buhari, over 3,478 killed, 2,256 abducted in seven months Reports

Nigerian airlines, others to lose $700m in 2022 IATA

Negotiation committee waiting for FG, say ASUU, SSANU

Gang beating: Report yourself, Ogun police order singer Portable

Ekiti: Things are getting better with APC, says Buhari

150 widows beg Anambra Reps candidate to marry them

Obaseki insists on Okada ban, assures residents of security

Stingy comment: Mbaka remains my priest, says Peter Obi

Minister confirmed agencys auction of N2bn assets at N13.6m Reps

Soldier kills fuel station attendant in Niger


Fuel Scarcity: IPMAN Faults PPMC, Says Sale of PMS at N165…

State Govts Not Subservient to FG, Says Body of Attorneys-General

Gbemisola Saraki Backs NPA on Reconstruction of TinCan Port’s Quay Wall

COVID-19: 19% Eligible Nigerians Vaccinated, Says FG

2023: Orubebe Quits PDP, Says Party Not Ready to Return to…

NDLEA: 17,647 Drug Offenders, 10 Barons Arrested in 17 Months

Stakeholders Advocate Stronger Bargain for Nigeria’s Bi-lateral Trade Agreements

House Threatens to Sanction Ministry Officials for Auctioning 12 River Basins

Court Restrains INEC from Ending Voter Registration

Labour Party Tasks INEC to Deploy More Officials to Improve Voters’…

CJN Expresses Concern over Rise in Sexual Violence

Nigeria Has 3.2 Million IDPs, 84,000 Refugees, UNHCR Reveals

Buhari: With Oyebanji’s Victory, Things Are Getting Better in APC

NUT Vows to Resist Teachers’ Sack By Kaduna State Government

Tinubu: No Lagosian Has Gone So Far Despite Contributing to Nation’s…

Keyamo: Nigerian Youths Must Be Protected from Despair, Hopelessness

Tinubu’s Visit: Sanwo-Olu Orders Probe of Attack on Journalists’ Bus

Kidnapping: Police Arrest 87 Suspects, Rescue 20 Victims in Adamawa

Igboho, Others Advised to Have a Rethink on O’odua…

Lagos, Private Sector to Collaborate on Climate Change Action

Lagos State High Court to go on Vacation on July 25

Olanipekun Calls for Review of NJC and FJSC Membership

Opportunity Cost of Nigerias Trade and Industrial Protectionist Policies

Stock Market Down N550.62bn on Profit-taking in Dangote Cement, 30 Others

African Refiners Alert on Impending Impact of Funding Withdrawal for Oil Projects

Amid Record Low Production, Nigerias Oil Rigs Count Remains Unchanged in May

Falana Writes House, Requests Information on Electoral Offences Commission Bill

Court Stops INEC from Ending Voter Registration

NDLEA Dismantles Drug Joints, Nabs 491 Suspects in Katsina


Court stops INEC from ending voters registration

UK faults Ekiti election, decries vote buying

Atikus running mate: Delta APC, PDP bicker on SMBLFs stance on Okowas choice

Delta: Obielum, Ochor, Onyeme, Tilije jostle for PDP running mate

Orubebe resigns from PDP, may join APC

Nigeria Customs crowned kings of Mark D Ball Mens champion

US wants direct flights to commence between Nigeria, Miami

FG to demolish Customs building for rail connectivity at Apapa port

Minister visits Tin Can Island Port, reaffirms NPAs position for quay reconstruction

Police dislodge crime gang in Adamawa, arrests 13 suspected kidnappers

VP nomination: Pick lessons from Abiola experience, North East CAN advice APC, Tinubu

Oyo: 6 suspected bank robbers nabbed in Ibadan

Meta launches digital training for NGOs across Anglophone West Africa

Road to 2023: Reject recycled politicians, ex-NDE boss urges Abians



CJN decries rise in sexual offences, seeks stiff sanctions

Minister visits Tin Can Port, restates FG’s plans to reconstruct Quay

Equities market opens week with N550bn loss

Court stops INEC from ending voter registration

Nigeria set to make gospel music history as 5th Dimension raises 1,000 singers

Alleged Rape: Police confirm arrest of Nollywood actor in Akwa Ibom

Concession: Sirika, aviation stakeholders visit Istanbul, Brasilia airports

Insecurity: Complaints galore as Soludo orders recertification of transport operatives in Anambra

2023: Rumble brews in Ebonyi PDP over gov candidate

Police in Edo kill suspected kidnapper along Benin-Lagos expressway

Gas: Nigeria, partners push for early take-off of $13bn TSGP

Why FG can’t intervene in rising cost of diesel, aviation fuel ‘ Sylva

No law for placeholders in lieu of running mates ‘ INEC

2023: ‘Vision, not money ‘ll decide Nigeria’s next president

Peter Obi, Labour Party ‘ll win 2023 general election ‘ Zamfara

2023 Elections: No one can buy my integrity ‘ INEC REC tells politicians

NDLEA: Youths constitute 90% of arrested drug offenders in Katsina

Orubebe dumps PDP, remains mum on next political move

Falana writes Gbajabiamila, demands information on Electoral Offences Commission Bill

Place holder: INEC must assert its independence ‘ PDP

2022: 1.9m voters will determine Osun’s next Governor ‘ REC

Kaduna: Bandits release Village Chief to mobilize N100m ransom for 36 abductees


Police Nab 13 Suspected Kidnappers In Adamawa

North Korea Reports 18,820 More Fever Cases Amid Pandemic

Airforce Personnel Kills Fuel Attendant In Niger

Osinachi Was Treated Like Animal By Her Husband, Sister Tells Court

JUST-IN: Ex-Head Of State, Abdulsalami, Hospitalised In London, Discharged

Buhari Receives Ekiti Gov-elect, Says APC Improving

Ekiti: UK Commends INEC, Others For Successful Guber Poll

11,524 Drug Users Counselled, Treated In 18 Months ‘ NDLEA

Relatives Storm Court For Osinachi’s Husband Trial


APC governorship primary: Court wants Ribadu to properly serve female candidate

NAPTIP secures convictions of 519 traffickers, rescues 17,727 victims

Lawmaker pays NECO exam fees for 2,496 students in Kano

Reps begin debate on motion seeking to override President Buhari Tuesday

NEDC trains 580 youths on ICT skills in Bauchi

FG commences review of obsolete occupational safety, health regulations

NLC urges FG to end protracted strikes bedeviling tertiary education in Nigeria

Sanwo-Olu, Elumelu launch development of new Falomo Towers

Crypto industry fears contagion as bitcoin slips under $20,000

Japan set to fine Twitter, Meta, Google if they neglect domestic registry ‘ Nikkei

Japan court rules same-sex marriage ban constitutional

I have picked my running mate, I don’t know about any placeholder, Tinubu tells INEC

Fuel queues return in Lagos as IPMAN members shut stations

Osinbajo urges traditional rulers to collaborate with govts in tackling insecurity

Nurse holds doctor hostage in OAU teaching hospital, resident doctors plan strike

Price of 5kg cylinder cooking gas hits N3921.35 ‘ NBS


Don’t privatise Ajaokuta Steel, CSO tells Buhari

ICIR marks anniversary with conference on media sustainability

2023: Cleric urges religious tolerance

Lawan contested Yobe North primary, says Adamu

Petrol marketers increase pump price amid scarcity

Governor-elect disputes Ekiti vote-buying claim

Nigeria needs new leadership culture, says Osinbajo

Buhari celebrates ABUAD for making top positions in national, global rankings

Direct flights between Nigeria, Miami likely soon, says U.S Govt


My sister was treated like an animal by her husband ‘ Late Osinachi’s sister alleges in court

Obi Cubana addresses club shooting involving Burna Boy

Court bars INEC from stopping voters registration

FG releases results of 2022 Common Entrance Examination

Ogun man to die by hanging for killing wife’s ‘lover

Russian oil imports to China swell amid Moscow’s gas fight with EU

Mbaka: Catholic Church won’t permit personality cult ‘ Archbishop Kaigama


Lull in ministries as Buhari yet to replace Amaechi, Onu, others

Ekiti poll: Police officers collected allowances from a party – Segun Oni’s aide

Buhari hails Afe Babalola University for ranking 400th best globally

Ondo PDP, APC trade words over Owo church terror attack

Did Soludo say Peter Obi’s $20m investment is now worth $100m?

Firm partners NASU to develop 25 acres of land for UNILAG staff

Ogun Rep drags ex-commissioner, INEC to court over APC ticket

Port rail track for completion in 2 weeks – FG

Court stops INEC from ending voters registration

Vote buying: Ribadu asks court to nullify Binani’s victory

I didn’t witness any vote-buying during election – Ekiti gov-elect’s aide

Orubebe dumps PDP, says party not ready to regain power from Buhari

FG releases 2022 Common Entrance Exam Results, says 3,100 pupils absent

Gunmen kidnap Plateau paramount ruler

Loans: ActionAid asks anti-graft agencies to beam searchlight on govs

VP slot: Reps minority leader tasks Okowa on reconciliation

14.2% pilgrims airlifted, 10 days after commencement

No part of Nigeria is safe again, Gani Adams tells UN, EU, others

Borno children seek abolition of harmful practices

Gunmen abduct village head, one other in Bauchi

Pregnant woman, corps member, 5 others drown in Bayelsa boat crash


Unity Schools : FG releases common entrance exam results, to complete admissions July 1

Group provide medical treatment to over 1000 residence in FCT

Ekiti: APC, Tinubu heading for landslide victory in 2023 APC G3

2023: APC Integrity Group backs Dauda for VP position

Forum Urges APC to Consider Dr Ibrahim Dauda As VP candidate

Group moves against environmental degradation, plants 1,000 trees


Beyond ECOWAS, 18 months of AfCFTA yet to show in Nigeria’s exports

Five things to know to start your Tuesday

Businesses suffer losses on worsening Ijora-Apapa road

$1bn raised by Nigerian startups, shows its youth potential can be harnessed ‘ UNIDO

Insecurity driving Nigeria’s inflation, than by Ukrainian crisis


Government That Can’t Pay Salaries Shouldn’t Recruit More Workers ‘ Kudehinbu

SEC Restates Commitment To Financial Inclusion Drive

Manchester United Preparing ’70 + 10 Million Offer For Frenkie de Jong

Police Invite Portable Over Jungle Justice

Police Arrest 72 Kidnappers, Rescue 20 Victims In Adamawa

EU Adds West African Jihadists To Sanctions Blacklist

Onuigbo Urges FG To Inaugurate Climate Change Council

Attack On Press Crew: Sanwo-Olu Visits Press Centre

NSCDC Arrests 20yr-Old Electric Cable Vandal In Jigawa

Expert Urges Nigerians To Use Lessons From COVID-19 For Prevent Of Emerging Diseases

2023: Tinubu Reacts To Atiku Mockery Over Choice Of Running Mate


2023: Ex-DIG Ekpoudom asks supporters to stay calm over INEC’s Akpabio swap

Ekiti election: We’re all down ‘ Fayose’s aide tells ‘conspirators

Ekiti election: APC, PDP, SDP bought votes ‘ SERAP writes INEC

2023 presidency: I never attacked Obi -Ekweremadu denies

Group calls for Zulum or El Rufai as APC’s vice presidential candidate

Kaduna govt confirms 3 killed, as terrorists attack 2 Churches

Vote buying, bane of our democracy, says SDP presidential candidate


Edo: Disquiet over ban of unions in state-owned higher institutions

Ibadan monarch seeks expansion of UI’s admission quota

IATA: Nigeria, other African countries’ GDP to hit $2.7bn from air transport

Train Attack: Snakes threaten remaining passengers

Court stops INEC from ending voter registration June 30

Leftist ex-rebel wins Colombia’s presidency

Kebbi Central Senatorial Primary: PDP suspends BoT member

Insecurity: Lawmaker seeks amendment to Amotekun Bill

Telcos generate N37.8bn from 9.462bn SMS

FG’s $40m empowerment fund for women in oil industry impactful ‘ Sylva

Data consumption in Nigeria up 68% in 2021

Nigeria’s housing sector is another gold mine for economic recovery ‘Experts


Presidential running mate:APC’s placeholder sign of ill-preparedness ‘ Atiku

Lawyer files fresh N10m suit against MultiChoice over tariff hike

Kaduna church attack: Terrorists demand N100m ransom to free abducted 36 worshipers

Forex scarcity: $450m ticket revenue of foreign airlines trapped in Nigeria

Wreck removal: NIMASA to conduct post-impact assessment on Badagry creek

NRC to complete Apapa ports tracks by June 2022

Coalition urges FG to implement sugar-sweetened beverages tax

Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline project: Nigeria is fully ready ‘ Sylva

FG pledges $550,000 to Great Green Wall secretariat construction

FG develops national plan to manage drought

Katsina: NDLEA arrests 491 drugs suspect in 6 months

N450m fraud’:Court admits Bulama, others’ confessional statements as exhibit

Hold Atiku, Ayu, govs responsible for PDP poor outing in Ekiti ‘ Odeyemi

Hours after dumping PDP, APC G3 woos Orubebe

Muslim-Muslim ticket negates federal character principle ‘ Northern group

CJN urges judges to stem rising violence against women



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