Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 23rd June 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Kizz Daniel Drops Visuals To ‘Buga’ Featuring Tekno Miles

So many murders’: Pope mourns priests killed in Mexico

Obi, Wike meet in Rivers over 2023 elections

Lagos police arrest three traffic robbers, recover stolen items

NCoS undertakes performance review for better security

Ekiti governor-elect, deputy get certificates of return from INEC

MOMAN seeks review of single supplier strategy for petrol

RAAMP eyes 53,730km rural roads to boost food production

Why Nigeria, others should eliminate use of SF6 gas in appliances

Prospects of hydrocarbons in Enugu as FG, Caritas discuss environmental concerns

Insurer woos Nigerians with N1.031 billion claims payment

2023: No place for placeholder, Falana, senior lawyers back INEC

Proscription: IPOB product of injustice, Ohanaeze replies Buhari

Kumuyi advises politicians on choice of running mates

Nigeria battles Ghana, Togo, others for relay tickets in Benin

INEC denies extending voter registration, insists on June 30 deadline

Gunmen kidnap soldier’s wife, six others in Chikun LG

ASUU strike: FG denies considering multiple payment platforms

NSCDC presents cheques of 200m to fallen members families

IPMAN wants petroleum authorities to enforce approved price on private depot owners

Gunmen behead abducted ex-lawmaker in Anambra

Social media, fake news biggest threats to 2023 election – DSS

NDLEA files drug trafficking charge against 42-year-old man

Gunmen kidnap soldier’s wife, six others in Chikun LG

ASUU strike: FG denies considering multiple payment platforms

Ekweremadu under fire for saying Southeast will not vote Obi


Owo, Kaduna church attacks politically-motivated Presidency

20 senators set to dump APC, partys majority under threat

Kidnappers starved us of food, water, says ex-NFF boss

INEC has agreed to extend voter registration, say Reps

SSANU, NASU extend strike, FG hopeful on ASUU

Ex-APGA chair confident of Obis win, likens supporters to #EndSARS movement

Kerosene, gas prices rise 88% in one year NBS

Administrative process delays pension payments PTAD

Pensioners issue 14-day ultimatum to Abiodun, threaten mega protest

Telcos shake off SIM-NIN losses, recover 16million subscribers

Buhari writes Senate to confirm new RMAFC chair

723m disbursed to 1,779 Ogun farmers in 2021 CBN

Kebbi approves N3bn as workers gratuity, death benefits

French agency funds 350KW solar power project in Lagos

Sahara Group begins management trainee programme in Ghana

Well use Nigerias vast gas resources as transition fuel NNPC

90% dock workers operate without ID cards Ship captain

Why Delta Port dredging cant exceed 7.5m depth -NPA

Nigeria records five months zero piracy on territorial waters

Importers of substandard goods sponsoring insecurity SON

Financial Times lists Mutual Benefits among fastest growing companies

Security guards shot me thrice, stole my money, SAN tells court

Armed tricycle rider robs, rapes passenger in Ogun school

Hoodlums abduct Kaduna military officers wife, couple, housemaids

Army probes Majors death, denies setting up court martial

Army intercepts car loaded with explosives in Cross River

Flood sweeps away playing Ondo pupil, police launch search

Eight drown as two boats collide in Bayelsa

Katsina CP lauds police, vigilantes for killing two terrorists

Family of beheaded physically-challenged Anambra politician laments killing

Delta police kill suspected robber, recover gun, bullets

MAN, LCCI, economists counter Buharis claim on economy

Senate moves to resolve Supreme Court crisis, NBA demands accountability

Lagosians await multibillion naira light rail project amid worries

Fuel scarcity: Marketers rally against NNPCs monopoly

PDP relies on Dubai connection, hackers for 2023 elections, Ex-APC spokesman alleges

Ogun pensioners issue 14-day ultimatum to Abiodun, threaten mega protest

Ekiti election characterised by vote-buying, daylight robbery IPAC

ADC presidential candidate denies tax fraud allegations in US

Bandits kidnap military officers wife, six others in Kaduna

15,000 Nasarawa youths, women drum support for Peter Obi

N723m disbursed to 1,779 Ogun farmers in 2021 CBN


Adamu Meets Senators, Says He is Worried By Gale of Defections

Buhari: We Won’t Let Anyone Put Nigeria Under Unnecessary Religious Stress

Senate Probes Shell over Joint Venture Breach, Seeks $200m Refund to…

IEA Report: COVID-19 Increased Energy Poverty in Nigeria, Others

Bloomberg: Graft Allegations Dog APC, PDP Presidential Candidates

FG Opens Job Creation Portal for Unemployed

FG: Many States Would Have Collapsed But For Bailouts From Current…

NBS: FG Raked in N5.70bn from Rail Transportation in 2021 as Food Prices Soar

CBN Restates Commitment to Meet Legitimate Forex Demands

Senate will Screen Buhari’s Ministerial Nominees Next Wednesday, Says Lawan

Alleged Money Laundering: Court Revokes Mompha’s Bail, Declares Him Wanted

DHQ Urges Disgruntled Military Officers, Soldiers to Resign

Senate Probes Corruption Allegations against CJN By Supreme Court Colleagues

INEC Has Agreed to Extend Voter Registration, Lawmaker Reveals

2023: ‘Obidient’ Movement Exists Only on Social Media, Says Nabena

Navy Recovers N2bn Stolen Crude Oil, AGO in Niger Delta

Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Property Linked to Dasuki’s Son

UNIDO Targets 75 Nigerian Industries for Energy Efficiency

Report: Mining to Boost Nigerias GDP by 23% in 2025

NBS: Retail Price of Diesel Rose by 181% as Gas Soar in May

CBN Guarantees N5.95bn Loan for 31,666 Small-scale Farmers


CVR: INEC bows to pressure, extends exercise by 60 days

ADC presidential candidate slams N1bn suit against online medium

APGA seeks improved registration in South East

Women group storm APC secretariat, demand VP slot

Defections: APC panics, begs lawmakers

28 serving, ex-govs jostle for Senate seats

Senate probes Shell over alleged JV agreement violation, wants $200m refunded to govt

FG outlaws use of PCB oils by DisCos

World Environment Day: NBC reiterates commitment to sustainable future

Minister decries high cost of doing business in Nigerian ports

Fuel scarcity: Supply drops 68% in 3 months Oil marketers

Military officers wife, 6 others abducted in Kaduna

Police condemn Imo mob attack

Unlawful detention/extortion: Lawyer files N160m suit against Customs

US, UK, others wont ban IPOB, Ohanaeze tells Buhari

Hoodlums behead ex-Anambra lawmaker

Over 2,700 killed by herdsmen in Benue Group

FEC approves N18bn reimbursement for federal roads

Superiority claims tear Doctors, Nurses apart at OAUTHC

ASUU strike: FG denies planning different payment platform

Ekiti poll marred by electoral fraud-IPAC



Court remands Warri chief over alleged assault

Promote investments in natural gas, engineers tell FG

Osinbajo leads NEC, ECOWAS on new strategy for human development in Nigeria, West Africa

1,045 corps members takes oath in Kebbi

Ekiti: Delay in passing Electoral Offences Bill risky for 2023 polls, IPAC tells Reps

16 million Nigerians risk being disenfranchised, Obi group tells INEC

Insecurity: Kidnappers killing victims after collecting N10m ransom ‘ Reps deputy Speaker

2023: Anoka hails Okowa, PDP on Onyeme’s emergence as Delta Deputy Gov Candidate

Fulani herders attack over 30 farmers in Oyo

24 states get N477bn refund for expenses on federal road projects ‘ FG

2023: Obi, Kwankwaso working on mega alliance ‘ Abure, Okupe, Yinusa Tanko

Senate to screen Buhari’s ministerial nominees next Wednesday

22 APC Senators planning to defect to PDP ‘ Fani-Kayode

Peter Obi, Bala Mohammed meet Wike in Port Harcourt

Obi: Igbos won’t remain political slaves to other geo-political zones ‘ Nwodo

Ask Ayu to step down for southern chairman, Babogha tells PDP NWC

Energy crisis: Petrol scarcity to persist

Naira loses, exchanges at N420.50 to dollar

Security experts call for sensitisation over cyber threat

20 Chibok girls still in Sambisa forest ‘ Rescued girls

Flood sweeps away Ondo secondary school student

Church attacks: Wicked people plotting to put Nigeria under religious stress ‘ Buhari laments

Tragedy in Ondo as flood sweeps away Secondary School Student

Bandits kidnap military officer’s wife, 6 others in Kaduna

I was arrested while trying to rape victim’s wife, robbery suspect laments

2023: We need Igbo votes to win presidential election- South East group tells APC

Nweke Jr charges INEC to scale up PVC registration in South-East

Just In: Gunmen abduct retired top civil servant in Ekiti

Economic Council hosts forum on human capital development Thursday

2023: Resist attempt to use social media to impede National Security ‘ DSS warns

Frank Nweke charges INEC to scale up PVC registration in South-East

Childish, laughable’ ‘ IPOB replies Buhari over allegations of pipeline vandalism

Another Anambra lawmaker beheaded after N15m ransom was paid


IPAC Condemns Brazen Vote-buying In Ekiti Gov’ship Election

Statutory Delegates: Gbajabiamila, Deputy Differ On Motion To Override Buhari’s Veto

Court Bars Supporters, Journalists From Covering Igboho’s N20b Appeal Suit

NUT Threatens Strike Over Sack Of 2,357 Kaduna Teachers

NEC Hosts International Forum On Human Capital Devt Today

NEMA Receives Another 178 Returnees From Libya

China, IPAC Host Seminar On Political Parties Collaboration

Senate Passes Bill To Establish Chartered Institute Of Electrical Electronic Engineering

Judges’ Salaries: Talks Over Suit Against NASS, AGF, NJC Collapse

FCTA To Enforce N100,000 Fine For Any Tree Cut

Kogi Lawmakers Deny Collecting Signatures To Impeach Speaker

NDLEA Seizes 1,699kg Drugs In Kogi

Army Discredits Report On Major Udiandeye’s Death

Nasarawa Guber: Why I Chose Yahaya As Running Mate ‘ Umbugadu

Ex-NHRC Boss Accuses Nigerian Govt Of Condoning Torture


FG begs private schools to cooperate on nationwide school census

FCTA takes delivery of brand new livestock health centre from FG

Electoral bill: Gbajabiamila confirms House resolution on overriding President Buhari

CBN faults report on increase in payment of overseas tuition

Impeachment: Oyo deputy gov replies Assembly petition, process continues next Wednesday

Direct or indirect primaries: The uniting factor is moneybag politics

Ukraine: FG reveals plans to absorb evacuated students in Nigerian varsities

Deep Blue: NIMASA receives two UAS, nine boats, 10 armoured vehicles

Earthquake kills over 1,000 in Eastern Afghanistan

Recent attacks on churches meant to cause religious stress, says Buhari

Facebook users react to ‘Expect good news soon’ post by NANS president

FG suspends fresh 3,000 workers over fake certificates

FEC approves upgrade of substation contract for improved power supply in FCT

Reps decry kidnap of traditional rulers, killing of Nigerians after payment of ransom


NEMA receives 178 stranded Libya returnees

Nigerian start-up wins $10,000 at Commonwealth Youth Forum in Kigali

ADC presidential candidate: I have no criminal case anywhere

President seeks Senate’s approval for Shehu as RMAFC chairman

Buhari’s ministerial nominees to face Senate screening June 29

Varsity gas fire: FG to conduct hydrocarbon exploration in Enugu

Fed Govt’s bailouts saved states from going under, says Buhari

NEMA receives another 178 Libya returnees

Ex-IGP Arase seeks support for security agencies

Supreme Court verdict: MSSN urges Lagos to issue circular on Hijab


Fear of speaking emboldening gunmen ‘ Shehu Sani reacts to beheading of Anamba ex-lawmaker

Doctors make huge mistake, remove patient’s wrong eye during operation

Muslim-Muslim ticket ‘difficult, slippery area’ ‘ Kumuyi

Those behind church attacks want to create religious tension ‘ Buhari

It’s not time to engage in mischief ‘ DSS warns media

Don’t sell petrol above N165 per litre ‘ IPMAN, ADITOP beg members


Senate passes bill to regulate electronic engineering practice

Govs, monarchs sought to influence perm secs’ appointment — HoCSF

Lawyer, National Assembly, others fail to settle over judges’ pay

Federal projects: 24 states refunded N477bn

Military moves to flush out soldiers with ‘divided loyalty’

Cholera kills 74 in 30 states within 6 months

FEC approves N51bn for contract reviews, refund to Yobe

Wicked people plotting to put Nigeria under stress – Buhari

Media sustainability on front burner as ICIR clocks 10

Ex-Anambra lawmaker beheaded after N15m ransom

Army intercepts car with ammunition, military uniforms in C/River

Fani-Kayode gives condition to leave APC, fight Tinubu

Fresh 178 stranded Nigerians arrive from Libya

Fresh 178 stranded Nigerians arrive from Libya

Amba remains our president, NUT dares El-Rufai

2023: Peter Obi is the only hope for a better Nigeria – Obi Cubana

Naira depreciates further, exchanges at N420.50 to dollar

IOM, other stakeholders meet to end farmers/herders conflicts in Nigeria

Senate wades into CJN, Supreme Court Justices’ feud

N66bn gratuity: We’ll shut down Ogun, Pensioners warn Abiodun

25,000 women, girls targeted in Lagos hygiene project

Soldier’s wife, other residents abducted in fresh Kaduna attack

‘5.4m insecticide nets to be distributed in Kaduna’

INEC registers 8m fresh potential voters in one year

Former Anambra Lawmaker beheaded after N15m ransom

Money laundering: Court revokes Mompha’s bail, issues bench warrant

Hijab: Muslim students ask Lagos to issue circular on Supreme Court ruling

ASUU Strike: Students will return to the classroom soon, says FG

2023: RCCG overseer, Adeboye, launches ‘operation show your PVC’ in provinces

Ogun: Protest rocks Sagamu over cult-related killings

2023: Utomi calls for protests, says Nigeria has been ‘captured’

I saw late Shekau, 20 Chibokgirls are still in Sambisa, says survivor

How unresolved feud between CJN, justices led to public spat

Anambra commissioner attacked for calling applicant teachers idiots

Customs intercepts 99 smuggled parrots in Kano

3 persons burnt to ashes in Bayelsa auto crash

Singer Portable’s driver kills motorcyclist in Ogun

Albinos want FG to revive free cancer treatment

Train attack: Bring captives home alive, Buhari orders security agencies

FG launches gas-powered mass transit buses for workers

‘Inflation, insecurity making life tough for Nigerians’

Unmanaged population growth, time bomb – Osinbajo


Recent attacks on churches meant to cause religious stress, says Buhari

Facebook users react to ‘Expect good news soon’ post by NANS president

FG suspends fresh 3,000 workers over fake certificates

I have forgiven my kidnappers, praying for their repentance, Sani Toro declares

Osun gov sets up committee to upgrade College of Education, Ilesa to university

FEC approves upgrade of substation contract for improved power supply in FCT

Reps decry kidnap of traditional rulers, killing of Nigerians after payment of ransom

Using motor-park logistics to solve some of Nigerian distribution challenges

INEC’s shifting goalposts and political disenfranchisement in Nigeria


At least 1,000 Dead In Afghanistan Earthquake

Cultism: Journalists Faces Threats After BBC Exclusive

Discordant Tunes Over Vote Buying In Ekiti Governorship Poll

FG Lauds ILO For Support In Labour Administration

ICAN President Tasks AATWA Inductees To Adhere To Ethical Conduct, Tenets Of Accounting Profession

Gunmen Kill 2 Children, Landlord In Delta

N20b Appeal Suit: Court Bars Journalists, Sunday Igboho’s Supporters From Premises

2023: Victory Already In Sight For, Senator Ogba Assures PDP Supporters

Buhari Writes Senate, Demands Confirmation Of Agency Heads

PTI, Benel Energy Partner To Launch International Well Training Centre

2023 Elections: Get Your PVCs, US Government Tells Nigerians


2023:CNG Don’t recommend, condemns running mate for any party

2023: Resist temptation by selfish individuals to cause disharmony’ DSS tells media, Nigerians

WMD: NCC Renew commitment to overhaul copyright music industry

Insecurity:Clerics Charges Believers To Pray Against Killers In Nigeria

IPMAN: We can’t continue to sell petrol at N165 per litre

Buhari defends Emefiele’s ‘unorthodox’ policies, says it’s alternative economic model

Whistleblowing policy: Nigeria recovered $386m of stolen funds in 2021, says Buhari

Buhari to private sector: Reinvest profits on creation, retention of jobs

FG to demolish customs scanner stalling rail connectivity-Saraki


PVC: INEC to extend registration by 2 months ‘ Reps

Fuel Crisis: Factional IPMAN, ADITOP plead with members to sell at N165/litre

SON indicts Customs over influx of fake goods into Nigerian ports

Over 20 missing Chibok girls still in Sambisa forest

Adamu frets over defections in APC

PREMIUM MOTOR SPIRIT: IPMAN backs IMF, W’Bank, says N165 per litre not realistic

CBN: Banks’ credit to private sector rises to N38.2trn

FG scouts for substantive accountant-general

Alleged Fraud: Court orders interim forfeiture of Atiku Dasuki’s N90m property

Food insecurity: World Bank approves $2.3bn programme for Africa

NCC moves to tackle false declaration in telcos’ 2.5% revenue remittances

Heart-friendly edible oil gets experts’ nod

Dissecting World Bank’s red flag on Nigeria’s economy

Adamu expresses helplessness over gale of defections in APC

JUST IN: Peter Obi storms P’Harcourt, meets with Wike

2023: PDP issues CUPP spokesman, Ugochinyere, certificate of return


2023: Ikenga, 39 others get certificate of returns from PDP

Constitution amendment: We’ll carry the people along- Katsina Deputy Speaker

Ekiti guber: SDP set to challenge outcome in court

Senate probes Shell over joint venture breach, seeks $200m refund to FG

EU releases ‘600m food intervention support to Nigeria, others

Yiaga Africa wants INEC to publish total number of PVCs collected on website

Yoruba coalition wants Nigerians to collect PVC ahead 2023 general elections

Osinbajo leads NEC, ECOWAS on new strategy for human devt in West Africa

11 FCT schools students undergo road safety training at Baze varsity

Obi Cubana plans $1m apartments for low, high income earners in Abuja

Attack on intending pilgrims: NAHCON condoles Sokoto govt

2023: NCPC boss Pam urges Christians to obtain PVCs

Man docked for N36m fraud in Ebonyi

Ekiti 2022: Oyebanji, dep gov-elect get return certificates

FG hands over completed livestock health centre to FCTA

Mai Zam Zam donates books to Kwarapoly

Army intercepts explosives, ammunition in Cross River



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