Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 1 July 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Biden calls for ‘exception’ in Senate rules to pass abortion rights law

Beijing slams NATO over ‘completely futile’ China warning

Israel parliament dissolves, sets fifth election in less than four years

Iran says nuclear deal still possible despite Qatar talks setback

Google accused of online tracking by EU consumer groups

Europe court urges Russia to stop executions of two Britons

IMF tells bankrupt Sri Lanka to tackle corruption, raise taxes

Rivers police launch manhunt for murderers of officer

IGP special Task Force arrests four suspects, impounds oil-laden barge

Suspected mentally-challenged person stabs middle-aged man to death in Delta

Mompha’s absence stalls trial for third time

Nigeria to pump 1.82mbpd as OPEC+ sticks with August hike

We have recovered over 90% of agric credit guaranteed loans

We’re working to fully automate tax administration processes, says FIRS

Edo pledges sustained investment, closes down Nigerian Observer for re-organisation

Niger Delta demands PIA review, NDDC forensic audit report, others

Shell suspends sale of Nigerian onshore oil assets

Ibeju Lekki-Epe road for completion in two months, says Sanwo-Olu

INEC affirms Abacha’s son Kano PDP gubernatorial candidate

Onitsha port will generate over N23 billion in 30 years- Saraki

Soludo ban markets, parks executives from collecting revenue

INEC decries low rate of PVC collection in Lagos

Africa records 1,821 monkeypox cases in 13 countries

40 Americans claim Igbo ancestry, take native names in Enugu

IGP special Task Force arrests four suspects, impounds oil-laden barge

EFCC identifies whistle-blowing policy challenges

Suspected mentally-challenged person stabs middle-aged man to death in Delta


Kaduna community pays bandits N400m to stop attacks

Abuja court orders police commission to pay ex-workers salaries

NLC plans one-day protest over ASUU strike, others

4,770 terrorists surrendered in two weeks, says DHQ

Proposed amendment to teaching hospital law dangerous Doctors

Defected APC senators stake political future on PDP, others

Atiku battles to avert PDPs collapse, Wikes loyalists threaten defection

Wike visited Tinubu in France, says APC chieftain, Joe Igbokwe

Marketers deny FGs N74bn payment, warn of massive fuel queues

2.2 million North-East residents, 452,363 households displaced FG

$1bn natural gas sold to Portugal in 2022, says NNPC

CBN guarantees N131bn loan, challenges farmers to rejig $430bn economy

Nigeria pays $300m debt amid worsening revenue

Again, gas explosion rocks Bayelsa communities

Despite low broadband, Nigerias data usage rises by 413%

Manufacturers bleed as forex scarcity hits harder

Robber bags life sentence for shooting Ekiti student

Lagos hotelier laments as EFCCs raids ground business

87-year-old cancer patient decries maltreatment by Qatar Airways, demands N20m

Bandits kill soldiers, policemen, others, kidnap four expatriates

NBA decries Ayades directive on military operation in Cross River community

Ekweremadus kinsmen lobby FG, AU, ECOWAS over UK investigation

Nigerian govt shields herdsmen, blames ISWAP for Owo attack Report

EFCC laments dearth of whistle-blowers, despite huge rewards

ASUU strike: Mobilise for national protest, NLC directs affiliates

Schools need old students support MAPOLY association committee chair

PVC: GoNigeria celebrates 14 million youth registration milestone

Adamawa APC gov candidate picks ex-Rep as running mate

2023: Sowore unveils running mate, vows to win Kano votes


NSCDC Parades Two Suspected Bandits in Kwara

Gombe Flags Off Mass Vaccination against Trans-boundary Animal Diseases

Delta Guber: Omo-Agege Picks Ex-Deputy Speaker, Osanebi as Running Mate

Mammoth Crowd Receives ADC Presidential Candidate, Kachikwu in Sokoto

NDLEA Opens Call Centre to Assist People with Drug Issues

Police Confirm Attack by Gunmen in Enugu

Anambra Commissioner Denies Involvement in Community Crisis

Catholic Laity Seeks End to Murder of Priests, Others

Former Minister Expresses Concern over Monetisation of Electoral Process

There Will Be No Cheating, Irregularities in 2023 Census, NPC Assures

Varsity Don Canvasses Adoption of Crypto Currency, Says Wallet Address Real Deal

Kaduna Emerges Zonal Winners of NNPC National Quiz Competition

2023: A’Ibom APC Protests Role of INEC in Party’s Affairs


2023: Buhari reiterates commitment to peaceful, credible elections

PDP crisis: Were taking actions to address grievances Atiku

Labour Party needs national outlook to make impact Prof Kila

Road to 2023: APCs planned Muslim-Muslim ticket may fail -Sidi Ali

Road to 2023: INEC not ready to conduct 2023 election Kachikwu, ADC presidential candidate

INEC issues final warning to parties on deadline for list, particulars of candidates

Running mate: APC North West stakeholders to meet Tinubu

FG guarantees N130.903bn agric loans in 45 years

FG approves Microsoft enterprise agreement to reduce cost of IT products

Lagos to enhance retail trading to 60%, targets more infrastructures

Direct subsidies, grants to real sector, FG, CBN urge EU

Nigeria sells $1bn worth of gas to Portugal

Apapa gridlock:Exporters decry theft of export produce along port access roads

Fuel scarcity: Reps charge NNPC to create more depots nationwide

$1bn foreign airlines funds trapped in Nigeria, other African countries, Walsh, IATA DG

NLC mobilizes for protest over ASUU strike

Panic as Monkeypox breaks out in Anambra

Bandits kill 7 military personnel, vigilante in Plateau

Police quiz hip-hop artiste, Portable, grant him bail

UK, Nigerian to launch Illicit finance sensitisation campaign

FG unveils 10,000bpd modular refinery, ready for production in Edo

Hijab controversy: Anambra lawyer attends court in clerical robes, disrupt proceedings

Kaduna train attack: Victims families plan protests, occupation of govt facilities

Police confirm checkpoint attack by unidentified gunmen in Enugu

Delta: Suspected Yahoo Boy held after running over pregnant woman, others with car

Edo govt closes Observer for re-organisation

Hijab Controversy: Anambra lawyer attends court in clerical robe, disrupts proceedings

Dont hide under voters registration to engage in political campaigns, INEC cautions political parties

Tension in Imo as communities war over boundary



2023:LP, NNPP merger talks still on going, says coalition

Anxiety envelopes Ondo community over terrorists attack

Academic activities paralyse in Adeyemi College, as lecturers threaten to extend warning strike

Masari launches disbursement of N2.1b grant to improve schools in Katsina

ICPC arraigns NSCDC Deputy Commandant over N26.7m Fraud

IPMAN threatens legal action against NMDPRA over claims of N74b settlement to marketers

No deadline extension for nomination of guber, Assembly candidates, INEC warns

Bill to exempt N’Assembly from contributory pension scheme passes second reading

2023: Buhari restates commitment to INEC’s independence, credible polls

Alleged breach of Electoral Act: Lawyers sue INEC, Obi, Tinubu, Atiku

Presidential convention fallout: Visit, beg Wike, Ortom advises PDP

Subsidy: Experts rage as deficit hits N580bn in February

Terrorists kill 20 military personnel, 7 mobile policemen, others in Niger

2023: It’s too early to talk about merger ‘ Kachikwu, ADC presidential candidate

Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket, insult to body of Christ ‘ Ekwok

Kidnappers,bandits giving us sleepless nights ‘ Plateau residents

UK court adjourns Ekweremadu’s organ harvesting trial to July 7

Ado-Ekiti court dissolves marriage over wife’s temper

Interpol nabs another suspected Nigerian cyber fraudster over $12m scam in South Africa

Trial of suspected invaders of retired Justice Odili’s home suffers setback

FG, ILO, employers step up fight against child labour

Commonwealth: When the address is longer than the letter

Russia’s invasion: Nigeria in league with the wrong foreign powers

Food insecurity worsens as WHO intensifies response to looming health crisis in Africa

Dissecting Chief Justice Tanko’s resignation, logic and expectations

Train attack: Freed hostage protests in Kaduna; calls for speedy release of remaining 50

Unknown gunmen attack police checkpoint in Enugu

Convicted bandits to face death penalty as Zamfara gov signs anti-banditry bill into law

FG reiterates resolve to Fast-track Blockchain utilization

FG encourages more training of civil servants for efficient service delivery

FG reiterates resolve to fast-track blockchain utilization

PVCs: INEC ‘ll prosecute multiple registrants ‘ official

Okorocha, Uzodinma’s fight tears APC NWC apart

FG set to concession Onitsha River Port

Corruption: EFCC expresses worry over declining number of whistleblowers


EFCC Laments Dearth Of Whistleblowers

Obasanjo, Walid Altercation Over Atiku Unnecessary ‘ Makarfi

2023: NSCDC To Use Force Against Election Violence, Insecurity

NPC Selects 42 Jigawa Communities For Trial Census

Police Arrest 4, Impound Oil-laden Barge

Labour Plans One-day Protest Over State Of The Nation

Fuel Scarcity: Reps Urge NNPC To Open More Stations

Train Attack: Victims’ Families Plan ‘Occupy Kaduna, Abuja Protest

Russian-Ukraine War: Buhari Wants Nigeria, Portugal Trade Shift To Non-oil Products

Tears As Kaduna Catholic Priest Killed By Terrorists Is Buried In Kaduna

JUST-IN: 3 ‘Boko Haram’ Members Jailed In South Africa

JUST-IN: 2 Policemen Feared Dead As Gunmen Attack Checkpoint In Enugu

NDLEA Launches Toll-free Call Centre For Drug Abusers

Russia: Blockade Of Ukrainian Seaports Worsening Food Crisis In Africa ‘ Enifome

JUST-IN: Military Airstrikes Eliminate 82 Bandits In Zamfara


We can’t win fight against sexual, gender based abuses without adequate data ‘ Oyo SGBVRT

These 7 countries are most likely to experience an earthquake

Ferrari to churn out gas guzzlers on its slow road to electric

New York lawmakers to loosen gun laws after Supreme Court ruling

Protesters in Sudan rally against military on uprising anniversary

AfCFTA can boost regional income by 9% to $571bn

VP nomination: We’re resolving our differences ‘ Atiku

Delta inaugurates Human Capital Development Council for data collection

Sokoto pilgrim returns lost $700 belonging to Kaduna pilgrim

Buhari okays Oniha’s reappointment as DG, DMO

We’ll work for restoration of full democratic governance in West Africa, Buhari tells Portuguese Parliament


APC women leader offers health service to 3000

CP’s wife seeks empowerment for officers’ families

Buhari cautions Diaspora Nigerian against inciting people at home

Allocate 20% of national budget to education, NUT tells Fed Govt

Atiku: Concerns raised by party members being addressed

2023: Obasanjo’s comments on Atiku unnecessary, diversionary, says Makarfi

London court denies Ekweremadu bail

CBN demands local production timeline from milk producers

Labour plans one-day protest on ASUU strike

Army confirms killing of personnel in Niger

VP slot: Northwest APC governors, ministers to meet Tinubu

UN Committee member makes case for physically challenged


PVCs: INEC’ll prosecute multiple registrants ‘ Official

JJC Skillz, Funke Akindele’s separation shows men shouldn’t marry ‘already-made’ women ‘ Actor

Sex workers abduct tricyclist, collect N3,000 in Kano

Okorocha seeks court’s permission to travel abroad for medical treatment

Copyright infringement: Musician wins N20m lawsuit against MTN, 2 others

Pfizer signs new $3.2bn COVID vaccine deal with U.S. govt

Felabration artwork competition: Winners to be rewarded N500,000 ‘ Organisers

Put pressure on FG’ ‘ Families of Abuja-Kaduna train abductees beg Reps


Families of train attack victims to occupy gov’t facilities in Kaduna, Abuja

‘Ban on night trips has curbed Tanker accidents, saved lives’

100 days: Families of train attack victims threaten to occupy govt facilities in Kaduna, Abuja

Abducted victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack will soon regain freedom – Chief of Defence Staff

Diesel: Sanwo-Olu approves increase in BRT fare

Military airstrikes neutralise 82 terrorists in Zamfara

4,770 terrorists surrender in 2 weeks – DHQ

Boko Haram surrender depletes ISWAP strength, sows fear

Fuel scarcity: Reps urge NNPC to establish more depots

3,000 Zamfara Residents get free medical care

Ekweremadu: UK Prosecutor insists ‘kidney donor’ Is 15 years old, trial may be moved to Nigeria

Soludo bans parks, markets executives from collecting revenue

Farmers’ literacy identified as major challenge to pasture technologies


Reps push bill to raise retirement age of persons with disabilities

Buhari creates ‘work group’ to strengthen Nigeria-Portugal trade

CBN directs OFIs to comply with cyber security rules by January 2023

Ethics, Integrity the missing pieces in Nigeria’s SME growth puzzle

Naira falls to all time low at official market

Making Nigeria destination of choice for foreign direct investments

Garden Academy trains students, presents 12 startup project ideas

British International Investment injects $20m in Nigerian ‘mobility fintech’, Moove

African Refinery plans refining project to boost petroleum products

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

Nigerians abroad hoard dollar to hedge naira assets risk

What Niger Insurance, Standard Alliance licence withdrawal means for policyholders

Nigeria Eurobonds near junk, shut out of debt market

Opay opens new offices in push to reach more Nigerians


NEC Warns Against Double Registration

2023: Ex-Plateau Deputy Speaker Warns Against Spilling Of Blood During Political Campaigns

Why I Am Building Sports Academy In Anambra ‘ Agba

$1.177bn Contributions: Reps Move To Ascertain ECOWAS’ Benefits To Nigeria

NURTW, Others Seek Establishment Of Trust Fund, Training Institute For Transporters

INEC Warns On Double Registration


2023: If I leave PDP I should be retiring from politics, says Makarfi

2023: How PDP crisis degenerated, by Ortom

2023: We’ll ensure INEC conducts free, transparent polls ‘Buhari

Reps okay 70yr retirement age, 40yr service for persons with disabilities

Train attack victims’ relatives to occupy govt facilities in Kaduna, Abuja

Fuel Scarcity: Reps ask NNPC to open more depots

PVC: Kano now second to Delta in registration ‘INEC

UK: Illicit financial crimes cost each Nigerian N35, 000 annually

DMO: Nigeria redeems $300m Diaspora bond

2023: Intrigues as Wike set to broker Obi-Kwankwaso ticket on LP

Rampaging terror groups kill 37 soldiers, 9 policemen, 6 civilians

PDP Crisis: Appropriate actions have been taken’Atiku

Jibrin: Staff training, retention biggest challenge in hospitality sector

Ukraine War: Vessels heading to Nigeria, others trapped with $22.2bn wheat

Experts advocate tall, safe buildings as solution to housing challenges

TUC issues strike notice in Ekiti over workers’ benefits


2023: From Turkey, Wike met Tinubu in France ‘ Igbokwe

Military kills 82 terrorists in Zamfara airstrikes, 2 arrested in Kwara

Organ harvesting’: Ekweremadu drags NIMC, others to court

[Breaking] Wimbledon: Young sensation, Coco Gauff, beats opponent in straight sets, hits 3rd round

2023: Northern coalition backs citizens to bear arms

2023: NULGE vows to mobilise against Tinubu, Atiku, Obi

2023: Action Alliance denies instituting case against Tinubu

Gunmen strike at Enugu checkpoint, kill two policemen

APC chieftain urges Tinubu to pick Sani-Bello as running mate

Few days after handover, frustrated Candido move to quit APC

Lawmaker empowers 70 petty traders,50 Kogi farmers

NCDC decries misinformation about Monkeypox

Akwa Ibom: FRSC, Army renew collaboration to tackle road accidents

Journalists condole with Ortom’s media aide over mother’s death

2023: Female lawyers, activists to re-introduce gender responsive bills

How climate change fuels farmers/herders clashes, drought, others ‘ NISS boss



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