News Headlines Jun 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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News Headlines Jun 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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The Punch

FG begins Ruga settlements in Taraba, Adamawa, Plateau, Kaduna, others
COZA pastor, Fatoyinbo, denies rape allegation, threatens to sue
Minimum wage: FG-Labour meeting ends in a deadlock again
EFCC accuses Saraki of diverting N12bn from Kwara treasury
Robber lures Uber driver with suya to steal car
Gunmen behead generator repairer in Rivers
I chose to use my boobs to get needed attention –Cherry Entafield
Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis
NFL hands Nigerian-born Saints defender Onyemata one game ban
We’re to restore law and order, not rid Apapa of trucks –Opeifa
How to avoid sleeping off while driving
Suspected herdsmen attack Ogun village over cigarettes
Nigeria travelling in a fast pace towards anarchy –Osuntokun
I love David Beckham – Helen Paul
Airtel offers shares at N363 on NSE
Anambra market woman sues bank for N5m over alleged stealing
Police once harassed me when I couldn’t produce laptop receipt –Cute Abiola
Anambra market woman sues bank for N5m over alleged stealing
CRUTECH’s chief architect assassinated in Calabar
Monarch’s drivers arrested for alleged car theft
Ex-prisoner sent back to jail for stealing trousers, shirt
Six convicted for cyber fraud
Bauchi: NDLEA arrests 484 suspects, seizes 4,465kg drugs
Obaseki assured me that I’d be Speaker, inauguration of nine members can’t stand –Ex-Speaker, Edoror
It’s unfair to accuse Obaseki of imposition in Edo Assembly crisis –Ojezua
Dankwambo govt was clueless, reckless and heartless –Gombe gov
Make public your assets if you’re not corrupt, PDP tells Buhari
National Assembly: Fear grips prospective aides
Okorocha denies looting 67 Imo govt vehicles
MTN targets faster Internet speed, launches 4G+
NAFDAC suspends new tariffs on pharmaceutical products, others
Ghana denies $2bn railway contract with Chinese firm
CIBN unveils e-learning platform for members
Gambian ex-president ‘handpicked’ women for rape, abuse
My dad once sang at my bedside for over an hour –Kiki Osinbajo
Ekele, Linus top boxers list for African Games
Emmanuel, Babalola for CBN tennis final
UPDATED: Martinez, Lo Celso goals earn Argentina Copa semi against Brazil
11-year-old boy wins top mathematics competition in Imo
Montessori education is poorly run in Nigeria – Pogoson
Mohammed orders construction of classrooms
Foundation calls for free girl-child education
James Hope College student emerge winner of Cambridge scholarship
Mosun Filani reacts to bleaching allegations
Timi Dakolo’s wife alleges COZA founder raped her
How to trade gift card online instantly in Nigeria
Sickle cell and legislation
E-yellow card goes into usage on July 1 —FG
I live in constant fear every day – Adebayo, woman tormented by in-laws for refusing genital mutilation
Moro: Ogun town where residents bathe once in 10 days, wash clothes twice in six months
Our kidnappers told us they would have killed us if we were Christians –Bature, kidnap victim
We blame govt for our relations’ deaths –Families of Rivers explosion victims
A disturbing mentality…
Girls, don’t let the world damage you (II)

The Nation

Nigerians call for probe of rape allegation against COZA pastor
Osun monarchs meet over insecurity
Coronet Obas: Ogun community calls for fairness
Just in: Buhari has sacked you, Judge tells Ofili-Ajumogobia
I see hell only, says tricycle operator blinded by injection
Ondo monarch urges youths to shun cultism
UK detectives storm Nigeria over Diezani
We‘ll use Kogi, Bayelsa governorship polls to correct wrongs in 2019 polls — Institute
FG phases out yellow card, replaces it with e-yellow card
Judge, who ordered Diezani’s arrest dies
This burden is too heavy – Parents of two pupils swept off by flood
Kwara gets N4.2bn federal allocation for June
INEC to review MoU with NYSC
Food scarcity looms
Troops kill 15 bandits in Zamfara
Kidnappers seize bank manager in Yola, kill eyewitness
Trouble looms in Senate over choice of principal officers
2019 AFCON: Eagles want five more matches, says Rohr
102th Saturday Boxing Show: Boxers to set Rowe Park aglow
‘Mikel is my role model’
BREAKING: Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to reach AFCON Round of 16
Breaking: Pastor Fatoyinbo opens up, says I didn’t rape Busola Dakolo
I’m worried about 13m out of school Nigerian children – Obasanjo
102th Saturday Boxing Show: Boxers to set Rowe Park aglow
‘Mikel is my role model’
I am proud to play for Nigeria — Ola Aina
Umaru solicits for speedy amendment of NDIC Act
NCC: cyber crooks threaten Nigeria’s digital transformation
NNPC cautions against product supply disruption
Uber mulls boat taxis for Lagos
Consumers seek power sector privatisation review
NCAA warns pilots, airlines against thunderstorms
Man, 44, docked for flogging IKEDC official
Grandfather jailed after suspect jumped bail
Two drivers nabbed for stealing boss’ car in Anambra
British Council gives Grace school award
How to help your children discover, nurture their potential
Ebola: Death toll in DR Congo rises to 1,540, says WHO


Buhari Calls for Global Action against Organised Crimes
EU Earmarks N8bn for Education in Borno
Court Rejects Ajumogobia’s Bid to Stop Trial
Govt Paying Our Pension, Gratuity, Says Osun Pensioners
Ayodolapo Ajao: Seeing Lives Transformed from Simple Things I Teach Give Me Joy
Alex Iwobi
Sophia Oladiran: I Try Not to Dwell On Fear But Enjoy Every Moment Offered By Life
Cameroon Set to Tackle Ghana
NIGERIA VS MADAGASCAR: Super Eagles Target 100 Per cent in Group’s Qualification
AC Milan, UEFA, Strike Deal over Ban
Warda Returns to Egypt Squad Two Days after Suspension
Chuwudi Claims He’s A Star in Waiting
TECNO Offers Fans Trip to African Nations Cup
Moses Ogbu: Takes Challenge to Grimsby Town
Trophy 5-a-side: In Support of Grassroots Talents
Prophet TB Joshua and the Journey to Nazareth
Accident, not ‘Accidented’, Cars
Re-Scam Alert: Mrs. Ahmed Sherifat Omotayo Reacts
Dapo Abiodun’s Key Appointments
Sorrow, Tears as Konas Bury Victims of Herdsmen Attacks
Avant-Garde Yenagoa City Mirrors Dickson’s Vision
‘Ghana Has No $2bn Contract with Chinese Firm Building Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line’
Ademola Adeleke: A Man of Destiny
Actors Guild Urges Army to Provide Security for Members
Osinbajo’s Faux Pas on Abductions in Nigeria
Lagos: A Work in Progress
Infrastructure and Africa’s Trade
Collectors of Rolls Royce Had Exclusive Feel of the new Phantom in Lagos
Remodeled 8th Gen. Hyundai Sonata Sets to Make Nigeria Debut
Ten Millionth Vehicle Built at Nissan Sunderland Plant Introduces Systems for Transparent Purchase, Sale of Cars in Nigeria
Uber’s Brooks Entwistle Visits, Strengthens Ties with Lagos
Glitz, Glamour at ‘The Bling Lagosians’ Movie Premiere
Accelerate TV Premieres ‘Brotherhood: The Ring of Fire’
Media Concepts Studio Releases Shadow Parties’ Trailer
Otaigbe: How I Started My Accounting Firm
Linda Ikeji: To Stay Happy, Enjoy Your Life As It Is

Daily Trust

FCT High Court judge Ashi dies
Police release names of shortlisted candidates
APGA wants Buhari to re-strategize economy, change security chiefs
55th ECOWAS session holds in Abuja today
Benue Assembly rejects planned Ruga settlements
JUST IN: Abuja judge, who ordered arrest of Diezani, dies
How COZA Pastor raped me, Timi Dakolo’s wife opens up
Makinde appoints Adeosun as Oyo SSG
Banditry: Army arrests 17 informants, logistics suppliers
Imo govt’s task force raid Okorocha’s daughter’s business plaza, cart away goods
Taraba: Suspected militia attacks Wukari town again
Police release names of shortlisted candidates
APGA wants Buhari to re-strategize economy, change security chiefs
Lawmakers lobby as Lawan, Gbajabiamila set to name c’ttee heads
Unravelling Bauchi’s gale of allegations
‘I’ve been prepping for Kogi gov’ship my whole life’
Galadima, other stakeholders advise Pinnick, colleagues to obey court summon
Mouktar Mohammed: New FCT FA’s priority is facilities and youth football development
Pep and Txiki’s master plan for City
Nigeria, Egypt need to double trade volume – Amb. Assem Elseify
Why UAE, others are interested in Nigerian market – Mairo Usman
Why Kebbi communities are excited over proposed dry port in Lolo
Spate of phone, handbag snatching worries Abuja residents
Police nab 10 robbery suspects in Gwagwalada
…burst 5 drug syndicates, make arrests
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Security and Development Challenges in the Sahel
Nigeria without Nigerians?
Why farmers need rainfall prediction now more than ever
Is the West a level playing field for all?
Re: Ganduje dismantling Kano’s 1,000-yr heritage
Mosque blast injures 10 in Afghanistan’s Northern Province
Police arrest two robbery suspects in Calabar, recover arms
Police arraign fake medical doctor over N148, 000 fraud
EFCC arrests 7 internet fraudsters in Kaduna
Editorial: Nigeria at AFCON 2019

The Sun

Nigerian celebrities attack COZA pastor after Dakolo’s wife accused him of rape
Adamu, Kalu emerge Senate leader, chief whip
Yoruba Council of Elders leadership crisis deepens
NBC withdraws suspension of Daar Communications’ licence
Why we want to establish vigilance groups across Nigeria
Afenifere, Ohanaeze reject Fulani vigilance group
Osinbajo denies supervising ‘Ruga’ settlements
NDIC tasks Senate over quick passage of amended Act
NNPC remains largest gas supplier to power sector –Baru
PCN shuts 505 medicine, pharmacist shops in Katsina
CADAM calls for re-orientation in war against drug abuse
Navy chief presents letter of appointment to Admiralty University VC
Why Igbo should be president in 2023 – Joseph Evah
Insecurity: Why governors are helpless–Ango Abdullahi
APC to face real test in 2023 –Banire
Ihedioha after my family with thugs – Okorocha alleges
B’ Haram destroys Borno power station, throws residents into darkness
First Bank takes CSR to six geo-political zones
NSE maintains positive posture on quarter end activities
AGS reaffirms optimism about doing business in Nigeria
NNPC remains largest gas supplier to power sector –Baru
Yobo satisfied with team’s performance
Garba Lawal: I knew Guinea would be tough
Ighalo: Kalu’s fitness good for Eagles
…Abuja fans hail players
China 2019: Diogu, Aminu top 44-man D’Tigers’ preliminary list
Gov. Dickson pledges to sustain football tourney
Zenith Bank Women Basketball League: Teams intensify preparation ahead tip off
Mali player latest to be kicked out of 2019 AFCON
America-based youngster, Mbosowo, eyes Flying Eagles
Rohr owed 3 months salary
…Throws Eagles’ camp open to public
COZA Pastor Fatoyinbo raped me as teenager, Timi Dakolo’s wife Busola alleges
Re: The wife who died in her lover’s house
Traits of emotionally mature men
Road to nowhere
Just before you quit your job to start a business
A case for sports sponsorship
Kadaria Ahmed: When will peace return to Zamfara?
The wrath of the gods
The positive hero and critical realism
Amazing tale of Muslim Igbo couple And, what they admire in each other
Traits of emotionally mature men
Why facial cleansing is important
It’s painful mum didn’t live to see me become famous –Kukeh B, singer


Osinbajo Denies Supervising Establishment Of Ruga Fulani Herdsmen Settlements 9
FACTCHECK: Is Germany Planning To Deport 30,000 Nigerians?
Buhari Assures ICC Of Nigeria’s Continuous Support
BREAKING: Seyi Makinde Appoints Olubamiwo Adeosun As Oyo SSG
We’re not ready for Fayose’s trial yet, EFCC counsel tells court, case adjourned to July 2
Buhari vows to tackle corruption, insecurity in border areas
Corps members caught smoking Indian hemp will be dismissed ― NYSC DG
How I was raped by COZA Pastor Abiodun Fatoyinbo as a teenager, Busola Dakolo alleges
I’ve Never Raped Anyone, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo Reacts
Bauchi first lady appointed HIV, malaria advocacy chairperson
JAMB to register candidates by NIM in 2020
Four suspected kidnappers in Gombe police net
Bauchi establishes petroleum, skills institute
Rep member sponsors 150 students’ free eyes care in Kwara
Why I’m in support of state police ― ICPC boss
NGO Cautions Youths Against Drug Abuse
Kwara Govt Fails To Access N5.3bn UBEC Fund ― Gov AbdulRazaq

The Guardian

Osinbajo distances self from Ruga settlement
FG phases out old Yellow Card, replaces with new electronic version
‘I have a positive spirit, I see light at the end of the tunnel’
I’ll extend war on insecurity, corruption to border areas, says Buhari
Religious Bill: ‘Why El-Rufai shouldn’t appeal judgment’
You are no longer a serving judge, court tells Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia
Govs beg World Bank to extend lending portfolio, review spending of $4bn
Rivers Explosion: Relatives, others blame death of victims on hunger, poverty
Bandits terrorising Birnin-Gwari now hungry, says Emir
I play to make Nigerians happy, says Ahmed Musa
One competition, one protest… new slogan of Nigerian football teams
Rohr not bothered by Super Eagles’ low goal rate
The NFF, sports ministry’s endless crisis
NVP trophy designer doubts Egypt’s ability to win AFCON
‘These Eagles lack the passion needed to play Nigeria’
‘Despite the delay, Buhari should look beyond APC in appointing ministers’
‘Why legislature is strategic to delivery of good governance’
BET Awards 2019… Burna Boy’s Day In The Sun
DJ Dozzy Tips Davido, Wizkid As Nigeria’s Best Music Exports
CDQ Gives Scholarship To Fans
Lessons for everyone
‘There’s a high risk of infection, diseases if you use fairly-used intimates’
Can we take several seats already?
Handling colic in babies
‘We’re on a mission to contribute to growth of African luxury using Nigeria as focal point’
Ideas that work to create wealth
Afroprom excites students with Prom King & Queen contest
Excitement, suspense as Big Brother Naija 4 goes live tomorrow
BET Awards 2019… Burna Boy’s Day In The Sun
DJ Dozzy Tips Davido, Wizkid As Nigeria’s Best Music Exports
CDQ Gives Scholarship To Fans
DJ Spinall to perform at Glastonbury festival today
Joseph Matthew: I refuse to be boxed into a certain genre of gospel music


Lawyers Flay Buhari’s Claim On Corruption, Economy, Security
Ministerial Appointments: Hate Speech And Kaduna State Deputy Governor
A Painful Suicide
KIDNAP SAGA IN ONDO: Police Talk Tough, Now To Arrest Community Leaders Where Kidnapping Occurs
Adekunle Abdul On A Mission
Laurels For Uzor Kalu, Shade Okoya
Pop Star, Timi Dakolo’s Wife Opens Up On Alleged Rape Ordeal By COZA’s Pastor
Lagos 2019-2023: The Tasks Before Sanwo-Olu
NFF And The Sports Ministry
“Developing Youths Via Entrepreneurship, Reading Culture”
We’ve Built Technology Company To Create Jobs – Vasiti.Com Boss
Furore Over Fulani Vigilantes
Africa Energy Forum Team Wins ‘Organiser Of The Year’ For Mauritius Anniversary Edition
GOFAMINT Akowonjo Holds Praise Festival
How To Ensure Peace Between Fulani Herdsmen And Local Communities In South East— Miyetti-Allah Chairman
As Navy Patrols Niger Delta Creeks . . .
Adams Oshiomhole And The Dynamics Of Edo Politics
Breaking: JAMB to register candidates by NIM in 2020
Nigeria’ll continue to support ICC – Buhari
Breaking: NBC withdraws operational suspension on DAAR Communications
Boko Haram hunts farmers in Borno for leaking information
Rage of cultists in Lagos (2)
Boko Haram has no link with administration’s policy – Buhari
Lawyers flay Buhari’s claim on corruption, economy, security
How to ensure peace between Fulani herdsmen and local communities in South East— Miyetti-Allah Chairman
Fashola, Sanwo-Olu task youth on politics, commerce for rapid national development
NFF and the Sports Ministry
Injured Aurier fears Cup of Nations ‘finished’
2019 AFCON: Morocco beat Ivory Coast to advance
Chelsea, Arsenal, Leicester, Levante react to Nigeria’s win over Guinea
Adekunle Abdul on a mission
Pop star, Timi Dakolo’s wife opens up on alleged rape ordeal by COZA’s Pastor
Lady Gaga crashes Stonewall commemoration bash in New York
I have never raped before, not even as an unbeliever! – Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo
Veritasi’s CEO/Founder named to Forbes under 30 list 2019
As Navy patrols Niger Delta creeks . . .
“Developing youths via entrepreneurship, reading culture”
We’ve built technology company to create jobs – Boss
Forex Intervention: CBN injects $242m, 32.3m CNY into retail market
West African ‘single currency’ dream gives economists nightmares
NSE maintains positive posture on low price attraction, quarter end activities
NNPC still largest gas supplier to power sector – Baru
Obaseki converts St. Kizito Sec. Sch. to technical college
Corps members caught smoking Indian hemp will be dismissed – NYSC DG
Nigerian school qualifies for SAGE 2019 World Cup in US
Ugwuanyi commissions solar energy constructed by Queens School Enugu Old girls
Unilag dissociates self from publication seeking to save it from sinking

Daily Independent

Imo: Govt Sacks Consultants Engaged By Ex-Governor, Okorocha
Women’s World Cup: Rapinoe’s Brace Eliminate France, Send US Into Semifinals
NYSC Issues Strong Warning To Batch B Corps Members
JAMB To Register Candidates By NIM In 2020
We‘ll Use Kogi, Bayelsa Gov Polls To Correct Wrongs Of 2019…
China Rejects US Policy On Stopping Iranian Oil Exports – Foreign Ministry
Ethiopia’s Leader Appointed Spy Chief As New Head Of Army
Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Protesters Hold Rally Again
US Sanctions Maduro’s Son For Upholding ‘Illegitimate Regime’ In Venezuela
Putin Makes A Splash At The G20 Summit
Heat Wave Arrives In Europe, Just In Time For Tourists
Mikel Arteta Is The “Right Man” To Succeed Pep Guardiola At…
Naby Keita Suffers Fresh Injury Blow At Africa Cup Of Nations
QPR Will Sign Tottenham Hotspur’s Luke Amos On Loan
Jay-Roy Grot Exits Leeds United For Second Loan Spell In Netherlands
What Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Has Said About His Future Amid Man Utd
Ebola: Death Toll In DRC Rises To 1,540 — WHO
Air Force Undergoes Training In South Africa
Ihedioha Sent Thugs After My Wife – Uche Nwosu
ICT: FG Trains 120 Teenage Girls
NNPC Largest Gas Supplier To Power Sector – Baru
Fraud: Court Releases Senator’s Passport For Foreign Medical Trip
BREAKING: Man Utd Sign Aaron Wan-Bissaka From Crystal Palace In £50m…
Copa América 2019: Messi Quiet As Argentina Beat Venezuela, Set Up…
Federer, Nadal Set For Potential Wimbledon Semi
Tanzania Players Need Exposure To Be Able To Compete – Amuneke
Madagascar Coach Focuses On Nigeria Game
Preparation Is Key To Our Performance-Algeria Coach
We Don’t Deserve To Lose – Burundi Coach
Squirrels Hoping For Repeat Of Opening-Day Form Against G’Bissau
Angola Seek Revival Against Wounded Debutantes, Mauritania
Ghana, Cameroon In Toughest Group Fixture
Nigeria’s Likely Round Of 16 Opponents And The Odds Therein
PSG Alves Desperate For Premier League Move
Bayern Make Sane Summer Top Target
Real Rejects Ajax €65m For Van De Beek
Neto Joins Barcelona With €200m Buy Out Clause
Barcelona Want £360m For Dembele