Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 30 June 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex crimes

Queen Elizabeth II meets Scotland’s leader after referendum announcement

Joshua desperate to regain his titles, also is Usyk

TikTok faces threat as Apple, Google plan removal from stores

Worries over growing population of street children in Cross River

Court restrains Oyo Assembly from impeaching deputy governor

N29b debt: FCTA threatens ground rent defaulters

HURIWA faults DSS’s arrest of Sufin Zamani for song on Hausa actresses

Police kill two gunmen, rescue two armed robbery suspects from mob action

Expert canvasses security for pupils, students in Anambra schools

Brume eyes ‘improved performance’ at Diamond League today

Last World Cup tickets to go on sale next week: FIFA

LCCI, stakeholders advocate improved earnings from solid minerals sector

Nigerians pay more as transport fares up by 47.3 per cent

Airlines rally government behind sustainable fuel, zero emission targets

OPEC considers possible quota increase, redistribution over production challenges

EU issues new customs guidelines for Europe-bound cargoes

Nigeria records staggering upsurge in mass killings, violations against kids in conflict

2023 elections: Mega church denies backing ‘any aspirant’ as APC knocks ‘Obi-dient movement

FEC approves projects to shore up power supply

Senate screens, confirms Buhari’s seven ministerial nominees

Fayose shuns Atiku, PDP to support southern presidential candidate

God has not told me to support Atiku, we’re with Wike, says Ortom

Fayose shuns Atiku, PDP to support southern presidential candidate

Recession fears haunt markets


Running mate: Wike, Okowas camps clash as Ortom, Fayose threaten Atikus bid

Owo massacre: Were sorry, police boss begs monarch

Lawyer drops native doctor attire, says, Im led by spirit

Three-storey building collapses in Port Harcourt

Lawmaker kicks as water bill resurfaces at House of Reps

Lagos unveils digitised container classrooms, rewards 13 teachers

Interim candidacy not in Electoral Act but parties empowered to replace running mates Ogunye, Lawyer

Youths protest choice of Cross River PDP gov running mate

APC group lauds Orji Kalu for stopping defection of aggrieved senators

Renewable energy firms propose solar integration

Nigeria, European business leaders seek improved business environment

Recurring fuel shortages could push inflation to 19% Economists

FG pays N74bn bridging claims to oil marketers

FG targets N3.96tn revenue from oil, non-oil sectors

Grid collapse: Terrorists sabotaging rehabilitation efforts, says FG

Nigeria lost N500.6bn crude oil in five months Investigation

FAAC allocation declines by 30%, states finances may worsen

Reps probe petrol subsidy payments, allege $10bn revenue loss

States probe shortfall in FGs PAYE remittance

Rising inflation, others worsening naira volatility

Kaduna dry port to pilot export warehousing

Nigeria boosts deep blue project, signs $2.7m deal with Japan

Stop cargo diversion, smuggling, NARTO warns members

Over 70% of Nigerian seafarers jobless Expert

A modest proposal for annexation of Niger Republic

Dismissed sergeant to die by hanging for killing driver over N100

Kaduna bandits kill task force commander, resident, abduct 16

10 die in Ogun, Delta road crashes, FRSC blames speeding

Kwara Internet fraudster jailed two years, forfeits N13m car

Lagos robbers attacking motorists on Deeper Life bridge caught

Three-year-old pupil goes missing in Lagos community

Lagos car wash operator raped, impregnated me, says 11-year-old mother

Suspected cultist dies in remand, Lagos court seeks confirmation

Court affirms drivers 15-year jail for raping employers daughter

Olu of Warri tasks residents on peaceful coexistence

Political parties cant do well without govt funding APGA chair

FG targets N3.8tn, N160bn in non-oil, oil revenues

Grid collapse: Terrorists sabotaging rehabilitation efforts, says FG

INEC not sincere over Akwa Ibom, Yobe APC primaries, says activist

I wont quit PDP despite losing Plateau gov ticket, says Ex-immigration boss

Federal High Court begins 2022 annual vacation July 25, says Chief Judge

2023: NRM crisis worsens as Deputy National Chairman resigns

Reps probe oil spills at three OMLs, abandoned oil wells


Ortom Undecided About Support for Atiku, Wants Wike Placated

Irabor: Nigeria’s Security Problem Requires Political Solution

CBN Sets January 2023 Deadline for Financial Institutions to Tighten Noose on Cybercrimes

2018 AuGF Report: SERAP Tasks National Assembly, Anti-corruption Agencies on Recovery of N105.7bn Unremitted Funds from MDAs

Ekweremadu: Senate Delegation Leaves for London Tomorrow

House Begins Probe of Duplication of MDAs’ Duties, May Recommend Mergers

World Bank Lists Nigeria among Countries with Huge Unbanked Population

Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack: Family Members Intensify Plea for More Victims’ Release

FG Blames Terrorists for Perennial Nationwide Power Outage

Fuel Queues in Abuja, Kogi, Others May Worsen as Marketers Withdraw Services

223,000 Ransom: Court Frowns at Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans’ Failure to File Defence

We’re Not Intimidated by Obi’s Supporters, Says APC

House Probes Petroleum Subsidy Regime, Oil Spills, Abandoned Wells in Niger Delta

Breaking: Senate Confirms Buhari’s Ministerial Nominees, Adjourns for Sallah

Northern Politicians Quit NRM, Allege Marginalisation by Igbo Politicians

Senate Summons NIA DG for Ordering DSS to Blacklist Environmental Rights Activist

I Will Support Your Govt, Fayose Tells Ekiti Governor-elect

Fuel Queues: NNPC Insists Enough Products Available in Stock, Queues to Clear in Days

Rivers APC Governorship Aspirant Drags Cole to Court over Electoral Act Violation


2023: Cracks in PDP widen as party leaders blast Atiku

Lawyers sue INEC, AGF, others, seek Atiku, Tinubu, Obis disqualification

Road to 2023: Peter Obi has become a blessing to Labour Party Ezeagwu, Delta party chair

Wike, Douye, others absent as party inaugurates campaign council

Ayu remains PDP national chairman

Road to 2023: More questions over INECs voter registration in Lagos

What NDelta people’ll expect from Buharis successor Erekefe, IYC spokesman

Ortom, PDP seek disqualification of APCs governorship, senatorial candidates in Benue

Reps to investigate NNPCs fuel subsidy claim from 2017-2021

MAN bemoans influx of imported products in circulation

Sanwo-Olu unveils digitised classrooms, gifts 13 teachers new SUVs

Bandits kill 2, abduct medical doctor, 15 others in Kaduna

Impeachment: Court restrains Oyo Assembly from removing deputy gov

Army recalls retired personnel to fight Boko Haram, others

Police kill 2 gunmen, rescue 2 suspects from mob, recover weapons

Soldiers kill notorious bandit, arrest 10 others, recover weapons in Kaduna, Plateau

FG targets N3.8trn, N160bn from non-oil, oil generation annually with new revenue boost initiative

2023: APC cant win election without Northwest- National Vice Chairman


Reps probe oil spills, abandoned wells in Niger Delta

Ogun guber: Again, Akinlade dumps APC ahead of 2023

Bandits kill JTF Commander, kidnap Medical doctor, others in Kaduna

Skill paddy tackles youth unemployment with tech skills

ERA/FoEN hails Court judgment striking out Ojo’s suit against Bassey, BoT

SERAP calls for enactment of audit laws to curb debt crisis in MDAs

WAEC approves 85 venues for coordination, scripts marking

14 migrants including Nigerians die as boat catches fire in Senegal

APC plans e-membership platform for massive youths registration

Naira loses against dollar, exchanges at 424.88

Senate Summons NIA DG Over Directive to DSS

2023: Omo-Agege picks Osanebi as running mate

You denied Wike popular views of PDP members, Ortom tells Atiku

Army set to celebrate 159 years of existence in Imo

Owo massacre: We’re still in shock, Police authorities confess

New owners of oil fields seek access to export pipelines

Northwest is backbone of APC; NNPP exists in media ‘ Lukman hits Kwankwaso

Breaking: R. Kelly gets 30 years jail term for sex crimes

Presidential convention fallout: Visit, appeal to Wike ‘ Ortom advises PDP

Those sabotaging Benue grazing law ‘ll be stoned to death ‘ Ortom

29.4m Nigerians abuse drugs ‘ NDLEA

Vandals playing hide and seek with us ‘ FG


FEC Okays Reforms To Aid N3.8trn Non-oil Revenue Growth Annually

OPEC Likely To Raise Production In August

Digital Skills: Pantami Commends NITDA, CISCO For Supporting Academic Institutions

Constitution Amendment: 3 Months After, State Assemblies Foot-drag Over Exercise

11 PDP Governors Boycott Osun Campaign Council Inauguration

Alleged Organ Harvesting: Ekweremadu, Wife May Return To Court Today

Reps To Probe 2017-2021 Fuel Subsidy Regime

Terrorists Kill CJTF Commander, Shoot Train Passenger, Abduct 16 In Kaduna

Woman Sentenced To 12 Months Psychiatric Care Over Fake Kidnap Tweet

2023: APC Inaugurates Taskforce For Support Groups

Southern Presidency: Calm Down, Delegates Don’t Read Constitution, Shehu Sani Replies Fayose

130 Police Officers Face Sanctions As NPF Reviews Disciplinary Cases

INEC Mourns Death Of Nigerian Pilot Newspaper’s Correspondent

Most APC Govs Manipulated Party Primaries ‘ Kwara Senator

2023: After Buhari, It’s Southern President Or Nothing ‘ Fayose


R Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex offences

MAPOLY association committee chair wants alumni to actively develop alma mater

Healthcare: Over 3,000 Zamfara residents receive free medical treatment

FG trains 45,000 teachers nationwide on digital literacy

EFCC to landlords: Ignorance, being uneducated not an excuse to give out houses to Yahoo boys

29.4 million Nigerians abuse drugs ‘ NDLEA

Concerned Reps kick as controversial National Water Resources bill scales through first reading

Ortom speaks over Atiku’s alleged failure to appease Wike

Bandits give residents five days ultimatum to vacate communities in Plateau

Police arraign 38 years old man for unlawful possession of human flesh, bones in Oyo


NDLEA honours council chief as ambassador

TMC hails ‘landmark’ Supreme Court’s judgment on Hijab

Ahead 2023 presidential poll: Fayose, Ortom rattle PDP

Senate screens, confirms Buhari’s ministerial nominees

‘Nigeria needs youths to address leadership crisis’

130 senior police officers facing probe over indiscipline

Fed Govt hires lawyers for Ekweremadu’s defence

22 senators can’t leave our party, says Basiru

Abducted train passenger shot in captivity

How COVID-19 has driven digital banking, by World Bank

I can’t sleep, says freed passenger in lone protest


FEC okays reforms to bolster non-oil revenue to N3.8trn annually

BREAKING: FG engages lawyers to defend Ekweremadu

Osun court fines police N6m for breaking into 2 men’s home at 3am

Police drag Lagos businessman to court for owing loan company N400,000

5 die, 9 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

2023: Nigerians divided over Yoruba actors’ support for Tinubu


SL Edu: NCF seeks action against total collapse of nature by 2050

Niger Gov’t declares public holidays for civil servants to obtain PVC

FG: Terrorists sabotaging power supply in North East

Fayose pictured with Ekiti governor-elect hours after campaigning against Atiku

Wike, Diri, Tambuwal other Govs absent as PDP inaugurates Osun campaign council

‘Ansaru terrorists have been hibernating in Kaduna for over 10 years’

Organ Harvesting: FG hires lawyers to defend Ekweremadu

Senate confirms Buhari’s ministerial nominees

N50bn claim: IPMAN halts petrol sale in Abuja amid scarcity

I’ll protect your interest in Buhari’s cabinet, Ministerial nominee tells senators

3 storey building collapses in Port Harcourt

Drama as Sanwo-Olu’s convoy chases errant motorcyclist into army barracks

‘Bandits collect 20% of harvests every year in Kaduna community’

TUC issues 21-day ultimatum to Ekiti gov’t over unpaid workers’ benefits

Traditional ruler comments on ICPC’s raid of Abuja mansion

60% out-of-school children are in the North – Kaduna gov’t

Ekweremadu: Senate dispatches delegation to UK

Nigeria, major cannabis-cultivating, consuming country – NDLEA

Tobacco kills 30, 000 Nigerians annually – WHO

NCDC puts Nigerians on monkeypox red alert

IPI Nigeria seeks withdrawal of vexatious charges against WikkiTimes publisher, reporter

2 hit by stray bullets in army, police clash in Bayelsa


Power firms uncertain as new power supply contracts start July 1

Why you bought bread for N800 but NBS says it’s N456.79

Nigerians abroad hoard dollar to hedge naira assets risk

Nigeria Eurobonds near junk, shut out of debt market

Why business leaders need to start living in the future

Nigeria’s local decisions are affecting its national security

How renewable energy can solve Nigeria’s energy crisis


WAEC Restates Commitment To Early Release Of 2022 WASSCE Results

Delta Guber 2023: Omo-Agege Picks Osanebi As Running Mate

Remita Introduces e-Naira On Payment Platform

Mental Illness: Court Frees Lady Ameerah Who Faked Her Kidnap

Bridging Claims: FG Pays N74bn To IPMAN In 7 Months

Reps To Probe Fuel Subsidy Utilization From 2017 To 2021

Flooding: FCTA To Demolish Over 100 Buildings Along Waterways

Senate To Send Delegation To Ekweremadu In UK, Shehu Sani Reacts

Yobe Contributes N2.6bn To State Contributory Healthcare Scheme For Workers

Contract Breach: Court Orders Bank To Pay Ondo Govt N2bn


Vote buying will cause violence in 2023 general election- IPAC tells United Nations

Group hails Hakeem Baba-Ahmed over fair comments on Obi’s presidential bid

APC primaries: Kalu leads 22 senators to meet Buhari over threats of defection

NASS will amend Electoral Act to remedy weaknesses ‘ Lawan

2023: Over 1 million PVCs yet to be collected in Lagos ‘ INEC

Yiaga Africa, NBA announce Expression of Interest for Election Law Clinic

APC primaries: All grievances will be resolved before 2023 polls, Buhari assures

Court rules on Judges’ welfare increment July 15


Reps reintroduce controversial Water Bill amidst protests

FG blames terrorists for nationwide power outages

FEC approves initiatives to raise revenues by N3.96trn annually

Senate confirms Buhari’s seven ministerial nominees

Reps to probe petroleum subsidy regime from 2017

PDP crisis deepens as govs boycott Osun inauguration

Lawyers sue INEC, AGF, APC, PDP, LP, seek Atiku, Tinubu, Obi’s disqualification

Alleged Misconduct: 130 CPs, ACPs, others face Force Disciplinary C’ttee

MTN sues 18 banks over alleged N22bn mobile money fraud

NIMC debunks alleged missing NIN records

Judiciary: Reps worry over staff welfare as Tanko bows out

Why African countries should stand by Ukraine ‘Kuleba, country’s Foreign Minister

No patriot’ll see Obi’s bid from ethnic perspective ‘SERG

Ortom: I’m yet to receive God’s approval to support Atiku

We’re committed to building a livable homeland ‘Soludo

Placeholders can still be substituted ‘Igini


PDP in disarray as threat to remove national chairman Ayu thickens,, 11governors boycott Osun guber campaign inauguration

2023: I’ll swim together with my deputy in Nasarawa ‘ Sule

Federal High Court begins 2022 annual vacation July 25

Nigeria Eurobonds near junk, shut out of debt market

Pantami takes Digital Economic campaign to Minna

2023: Fayose dumps Atiku, backs Southern presidency

American popular Singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison

Army denies report of disquiet among troops over poor equipment, welfare

Pantami takes digital economic campaign to Minna

Troops neutralise bandit, rescue kidnapped victims in Plateau, Kaduna

Self-defence: Allow military tackle insecurity, UAG tells politicians

Another Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, nominated deputy governorship candidate

Popular Nollywood actress welcomes new baby on son’s birthday


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