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Breakdown Of Major Newspapers Headlines From Across Nigeria Today, June 17th, 2022



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Welcome to Naija News The Breakdown. This are the newspapers headlines for Friday 17th June, 2022.


Mompha trial: Defendant absent, court adjourns till June 22

Wikes camp fumes, warns PDP as Atiku picks Okowa running mate

Sterling Banks profit rose by 20% in 2021

Insurance company records N10.5bn gross premium

Exporters got N3.5bn rebates from RT200 FX Emefiele

High inflation, fiscal deficit to persist in Nigeria, says IMF

ICAN to attract youths to accounting profession

17,000 policemen, soldiers deployed as Ekiti elects gov Saturday

PFN adopts voter card Sunday

Wema Bank organises SME webinar on energy efficiency

Enugu Diocese disowns Mbaka, says utterances divisive

Owo attack: Reps want raid on forest reserves, victims get mass burial today

Police have failed Nigerians, Akeredolu declares

ASUU sues Obaseki over ban on unions activities

Integrated transport system, key to job creation Fashola

Tribunal sacks three doctors, suspends 12 in three years

Secure release of abducted citizens, Reps tell Buhari

I dropped my presidential ambition in South-West interest Amosun

Ekiti 2022: INEC, police should ensure hitch-free poll

Multiple taxes weaken consumer spending, experts tell FG

Lagos govt introduces online payment for cash transfer beneficiaries

Reelect me for good governance to continue, Oyetola charges Osun electorate

Lagos ADC gov candidate Doherty vows public service reform

Eko Atlantic City: Africas real estate hub where square metre costs $1,720

FG plans 17 airports concession, to unbundle aviation regulations

Nigerians spent N3.25tn on airtime, data, others in 2021 NCC

AIB begins probe of Overland aircrafts midair engine fire

Abuja queues: Buhari approves freight rate increase for fuel transporters

UPDATED: Terminal operator partners firm to recycle used tyres

Boost for Nigerian basketball as NBA announces partnership with KFC

Day of the African Child: Interrogating policies, programmes on internally displaced children

Yobe deputy gov loses two children in auto crash

A laggard civil service and our enduring bureaucratic challenge

Buharis successors, their dreams and the reality (1)

Muslim-Muslim ticket: Sense or nonsense

Lagos school wins science competition

NGO seeks sign language inclusion in school syllabus

Group decries neglect of extra-curricular activities in schools

Rivers PDP gov aspirant Dagogo still in detention, aide cries out

Reunion: Why I claimed to be married during BBNaija Tega


Right of way issues, major obstacle to Calabar-Itu road construction ‘FG

Plateau Southern/Central forum seeks unity among citizens

Eke Ukwu Owerri: Indigenes kick as IMSG defy court order on reconstruction

NACOMYO calls on Muslims to obtain PVC, wants govt to improve on education budget

Police Academy lacks adequate manpower, sewage system, road network, Commandant tells Buhari

2023 Delta gov: Court adjourns case against Oborevwori till June 22

IGP presents N57m cheques to families of A’Ibom fallen heroes

Plying route of politics, what women must know ‘ Stakeholders

2023: PFN declares Operation show your PVC

Gov Zulum unveils 2 oxygen plants, 23 solar powered refrigerators, 2 hospitals donated by Japanese Govt

Building cash to digital infrastructure for old, new generations is our strength ‘ CEO, Nibox

How 44-year-old Zakka beat the odds to chair Nigeria’s largest local council

IGP presents N57million cheques to families of Akwa Ibom fallen heroes

Enugu Catholic Diocese condemns ‘stingy man’ statement, cautions Mbaka from making provocative prophecies

Jubilation as NUC grants Enugu govt license to establish State University of Medical and Applied Sciences (SUMAS), Igbo-Eno

Katsina: Customs records decline in smuggling activities, generate N104m

40 power ministry’s officials bag award for exceptional services

Tears flow as the aide of beheaded Anambra lawmaker is buried

We will mobilize our members against Muslim -Muslim ticket ‘ PFN

Atiku has answers to Nigeria’s challenges ‘ Okowa

PDP: How Okowa upstaged Wike to clinch VP slot

Okowa fully qualified as PDP presidential running mate ‘ Screening Committee

2023 Running mate: Wike, a strong party man, ‘ll not be disappointed ‘ Okowa

2022: It ‘ll be great loss to Ekiti if Oni loses ‘ SDP Leaders

Ex-Atiku’s aide, Afegbua to resign from PDP over choice of running mate

Okowa represents S-East/ S-South in Atiku’s Presidency ‘ Nwobodo

Oil theft bleeding Nigerian economy ‘ Akpatason

CBN, NPA, Customs team up to tackle constraints in non-oil exports

Beyonce reveals new album title, release date

NUC grants Enugu govt license to establish University of Medical Sciences

2022 Hajj: Oyo set to airlift 779 pilgrims today

Ganduje visits Hajj House, requests for more hajj slots

Running mate as albatross: Tinubu’s choice

Belgium, too arrogant to apologise for killing 15 million Congolese


Experts brainstorm on tackling diabetes among Nigerians

Engaging religious leaders, game changer for Nigeria’s HIV response ‘ CCN President, Fubara-Manuel

Late Nkanga’s family in court over biography as claimants demand N1.2bn

Ikoyi building collapse: Lagos begins a-90 day pull down of Gerrard’s skyscrapers

Civil Society Group, RULAAC regrets Police brutality rising in Nigeria despite new NPF Act

Man in court for allegedly impersonating military personnel, threat to life

How pastor defrauded 88-year-woman N36.5m

Court remands man for allegedly stabbing girlfriend multiple times

[Photos] How 37 passengers, crew survived Overland aircraft fire

Owo Massacre: Tales of sorrow, tears and blood on Pentecost Day


Experts Call for Inter-agency Collaboration to Improve Safety at Nations Airports

Lagos Harps on Leveraging Digitalization to Enhance Productivity

Construction of Second Runway at Abuja Airport

Shareholders Laud Sterling Bank 2021 Performance, Approve N0.10 Dividend

Standard Chartered Partners UNECA, FSD to Accelerate Sustainability Commitment in Africa

CBN, Banks and Multifunctional Uses Of eNaira

Wema Bank Holds SME Webinar on Energy Efficiency

Normalcy after COVID-19 Protocol Hiccups

Abia State and the Cycle of Underdevelopment

Qatar Announces Record Profit of $ 1.54bn for 2021-2022

Ethiopian Honored with APEX Regional Passenger Choice Awards 2022

Purple Merges Subsidiaries for Growth Acceleration

Microsoft to Enhance Food Security in Africa with Digital Transformation

Oracle, Wificombat Partner to Educate Nigerian Students, Teachers



Baker Industries Launches as a PropTech Company to Proffer Solutions to Real Estate Challenges

APC: Anatomy of a Prediction

Tricky choice of running mate

Arsenal Ready to Break Bank for Osimhen, Offer Napoli 100m

Iwobis Everton Handed Tough Premier League Opener

Lagos Maiden Super-Four Sitting-Volleyball Championship Berths Today

Pogba Agrees Four-year Contract with Juventus

Egypt Sack Head Coach Galal After Just Three Games

Trailing Rivers by 10 points, Plateau still nursing title hopes

MTN Junior Tennis League Championship Debuts June 21

Team Ikorodu Wins 2022 Checkers Cup

UEFA Plots Money-spinning Mini Champions League in USA

Osimhen Keeps Arsenal, Others Waiting Till After Summer Vacation

Ime Udoka: Close to Delivering History with Boston Celtics

Six Reigning African Champions to Storm Benin for Cwealth Games, World Championship Tickets

FIFA Set to Name Host Cities for 2026 World Cup Today

PSG Sack Pochettino

Ogba: 2022 Cwealth Games Trials to Showcase Nigerias Rising Profile in Athletics

33 Nigerian Players Scouted for Pro Contracts with Euro Clubs

Ndidi Begins Rehab in Dubai for Full Recovery from Kneel Injury


At Alexis Galleries, Recycled Matters rekindle hope

Presidency: South East govs, politicians, others frustrated our efforts Ohanaeze

Orizu wins ADC ticket for Nnewi, Ekwusigo federal constituency

2023: Game of wits between old and new order

All set for Ekiti election

Ekiti: We didnt disqualify APC guber candidate -Federal High Court

Osun: Im sure of my capacity Oyetola

Ekiti 2022: Appeal Court president sets up tribunal to hear petitions

Tension persists in APC as NWC fails to take decision

APC cant dislodge PDP from power in Oyo Ogungbenro

APC guber aspirant tackles Igini over utterances on valid candidates

Besiktas leads race to sign N1.9Bn rated Onyekuru

Jordan Nwora Foundation Basketball Camps get dates

Mark D Ball Elite 8 Championship: We arent going to underrate any team Mo Heats Coach

WAFCON 2022: CAF appoint Madu, Iyorhe as referees

Egypt sacks coach Ehab Galal after just three games

Weightlifting: Two IWF officials get lifetime bans for anti-doping rule violations

Italy-based table tennis star donates equipment to sports commission

Edo ready for National Trials, Yusuf Alli

Ahead Commonwealth Games & World Championships Trials: Ofili, Nathaniel, Nnamdi lead 8 Nigeria reigning record-holders to Benin

Everton eyes 22b Sanusi

FX challenges beyond monetary policy interventions Emefiele

WAPCo celebrates 10 years of operations

Julius Berger delivers highest dividend in 5 years to shareholders

FAAN suspends issuance of licences to FTZ operators

Airlines survival, forex, fuel scarcity, others dominate FAAN conference

Buhari approves new freight rate for petroleum transporters

NEPCrepositions MSMEs to access funding opportunities

Firms laud fourth Food and Beverage West Africa Expo

WARTU decries dearth of exportcargoesat Seme border

Executive Order 11 to support local content, create business for Nigerians Shonubi

Ezu River killings: MASSOB clears Obi

Adamawa, Plateau confirm 7 Monkeypox cases

Martins, Kukah, Odetoyinbo, others to grace unveiling of KSM Logo, Mascot to mark anniversary

2023: Court asked to nullify Oduahs nomination over alleged perjury

UN expresses concern over civilians killings, clashes in North East

Jubilation as NUC grants Enugu govt license to establish SUMAS, Igbo-Eno

Tradell be major pillar of my administration Ikonne

16 die, 5 injured in Gombe, Kogi auto crashes

Journalist awards scholarship to 9 pupils in Umuahia

Reps summons COAS on personnel recruitment

Enough of try-your-luck politics

Again, as if nothing happened

Atiku, Tinubu, Kwankwaso, Obi and the Moroccan magic

For 2023, Nigeria barters its future

2023: Nigeria needs overhaul, not election

Ethnicity, religion and 2023 poll

There is acute and chronic Obi-session in Nigeria

Unknown facts about Peter Obi fever

Pains, challenges of my 41-day trip

35 suspected robbers, kidnappers nabbed in Kwara

Education gets boost in Gombe

How were tackling waste management, others in Anambra Odimegwu, Commissioner for Environment


SDP is alternative to APC and PDP in Kwara, says Afolabi

Nigeria in dire need of restructuring, Bode George insists

APC, PDP, SDP in titanic battle for Ekiti Government House

Police nab 51 suspected cultists in Delta

37-year-old bomb expert nabbed in Taraba

Zulum moves to boost healthcare in Borno

Oil, gas experts brainstorm at FUPRE convocation

Delta celebrates, Obaseki hails as Okowa emerges PDP VP candidate

AIB probes Overland’s near-crash at Lagos airport

23-year-old FUTA undergraduate needs N12.5m for kidney transplant

14 die, five hospitalised in Gombe road crash

Is recession the only way out of US inflation scourge

Canada police raid properties linked to neo-Nazi extremist group

Uzoho is Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper, says Shorunmu

Crystal Palace, Arsenal open EPL league fixtures August 5

Man City, PSG putting European football in danger, says La Liga boss

Nigerian teenage golfer, Essien chases her dream at Taft

MTN Junior Tennis League debuts June 21

Enyimba highest ranked Nigerian side as North Africans dominate CAF top 50 ranking

UBTH hosts General Jidda’s retirement tourney June 25

Nigeria passenger traffic to grow at seven per cent in 10 years

FG canvasses unified tax approach for transportation system

CCECC trains NRC, FMOT personnel for Lagos-Ibadan railway operations

Sell-off in 22 stocks drag NGX indices by N197b as global market plunges

Marketers push back, urge FG to stop meddling in Jet-A1 affairs

Emefiele, Sanwo-Olu seek structural adjustments to stabilise FX market

Google targets Africa’s retail businesses in new initiatives

Telecoms sector’s FDI falls to $417.5b in 2021 as operators earn N3.2tr

Inconsistent policies rob free trade zone of investors, benefits

Travel disruptions in China, Ukraine dip global air cargo demand

Between APC and PDP

Politicians and the morphology of ingratitude – Part 2

Deliver us from evil

Shocking practice of orphanage homes

Tony Eluemunor and Agharese Osifo on our women

Why I chose Okowa over Wike despite party’s nod

Commotion at APC secretariat as protesters threaten Adamu over substitution of candidates

23 years of democracy: Economy buckles under political risks, official graft

AFN in race to produce two teams at national trials in Benin

FG’s failings over security may push citizens to self-defence, Akeredolu warns

Gani Adams writes UN, others over insecurity in Nigeria

Ikoyi building collapsed land to be forfeited, says Lagos State government

Rivers NLC commends Wike on payment of pensions

The Muslim-Muslim ticket challenge

Foundation distributes books, shoes, uniforms to less privileged


Running Mate As Albatross: Tinubu’s Choice

Making A Fortune From Publishing Business

Onnoghen Laments Poor Funding Of Supreme Court

N/Korea Reports Outbreak Of Another Infectious Disease Amid Pandemic

Akeredolu, Malami Differ On Restructuring, State Police

Running Mate: At Last, Tinubu Zeros In On North East As Atiku Picks Okowa

Ekiti Poll: INEC Distributes Sensitive Materials, Police Withdraw VIP Orderlies

Nigeria Has Improved On Global Terrorism, Corruption Indexes ‘ Buhari

2023: Elumelu Hails Okowa’s Choice As Atiku’s Running Mate, Urges Reconciliation

[EDITORIAL] 50 Train Attack Victims Still In Captivity


Peseiro’s Eagles: Beyond the record-breaking win

APC Presidential Primary: Why I stepped down for Tinubu, by Amosun

Peter Obi: Catholic Church disowns Fr Mbaka

Ex-CJN decries poor funding of Supreme Court

APC: Tinubu inherits Buhari’s campaign office

Experts fret over aviation fuel contamination claim

PDP: Wike loses again as Atiku picks Okowa as running mate

IMF: eNaira, others may reduce power needs for digital payments

Buhari: We’ve sufficiently degraded B’Haram, IPOB, other criminals

33 passengers escape death as Overland aircraft engine burst into flames

Why we screened Okowa ‘PDP

ILC: Nigeria charts pathway to end global crisis

Food shortage plunges Africa into crisis

5G: FG targets N390/ GB data in 3 years

Inflation: Europe’s central banks raise interest rates

WhatsApp launches WhatsAppreneurs campaign for SMEs

Sterling Bank posts 20% rise in net profit

Wema Bank holds SME webinar on energy efficiency

Africa, Caribbean to deepen ties via regional devt banks

Report: African consumers pessimistic about economic conditions

Basel Committee issues principles for management of climate-related financial risks

Ekiti Guber: Showdown as APC, PDP, others test might

Fayemi, Fayose in proxy battle

Is Oni’s SDP the third force

Threat of Violence: Heavy deployment by police, NSCDC, others

Ortom offers scholarship to football players

2023: Ohanaeze declares support for Peter Obi

Osimhen, others’ transfer values shoot up

Oni vows to use sport to fight unemployment in Ekiti

MTN Junior Tennis League Championship debuts June 21

Edo ready for National Trials, says Yusuf Alli

Fixtures announced for unique Premier League season

Premier League fixtures to be released Thursday

Dani Alves leaves Barca for second time


Suspense in APC over Tinubu’s running mate ahead INEC’s deadline

Ekiti: At last, Court breaks silenceon APC candidate’s status

Blueprint award, recognition of my 36 years of active politics ‘ Sheriff

Bianca Ojukwu reveals what ‘stingy’ Peter Obi did to her

Police kill 4 bandits, nab female gunrunner in Kaduna

2023: Northern youths reaffirm support for ex-LP presidential aspirant’s ambition

Climate change: Senegal leading Africa’s path to a resilient recovery

US raises interest rates by another 75 basis points

IMF raises food security concerns, says fiscal deficit’ll hit 6.1% of GDP

2023: Nigeria’ll generate, distribute 15000mw under Tinubu ‘ Amosun

Peace, unity hallmark of civil service ‘ Gende

52ndAGM:Berger stands strong, delivers highest dividends in 5 years

UN expresses concern over violence affecting civilians in North-east

Jigawa paysN40bn terminal benefits in 7 years ‘ Official

UNICEF pledges support to end open defecation in FCT

Police arrest mastermind of Taraba blast that claimed over 50 lives

Nine in 10 Nigerians attest to child abuse -Poll reveals

2022 Day of African Child: Plan International laments abuses against children

Reps urge panel to ensure release of kidnap victims

Foundation empowers 20 small scale businesses in Cross River

Unemployment responsible for youth’s radicalization ‘ Actionaid

Church tragedy: Kwankwaso pays condolence visit to Owo monarch

FCTA inaugurates committee on recovery of N29bn debt

Lunguda-Waja crisis: Policearrest 5 suspects with firearms in Gombe

Miscreants overrunning our communities, Lugbe residents cry out

IDAC: AHF commences plans for sex education in schools nationwide

Anambra: Soludo orders registration of wheelbarrows, tricyles, others to increase IGR generation

Shun stereotypes, Mercy Corps charges Plateau women

Our Green Smart Hospital’ll enhance maternal, child health in Nigeria ‘ NOWA president


Enugu community lauds Buhari on Ohodo Fed Poly

NNPP demands credible, acceptable governorship election in Ekiti

FCTA inaugurates recovery committee on N29bn ground rent

Drug war: Senior Advocate rallies support for NDLEA, commends Marwa

Sterling maintains trajectory with 20% increase in net profit

I have never been a desperate person ‘ Oni

Nigeria needs credible leaders like Justice Akanbi ‘ APU VC

Muslim clerics visit CAN, condemn Owo church attack

Google celebrates international SMB month with e-commerce summit and digital marketing scholarships

Journey of the beats: The story of Nigerian music to premiere on Showmax June 23

Education should be more important than anything else in any country ‘ Chima Opara, Nigeria’s first iOS mobile game app developer

I am set for music takeover ‘ DJ Sogood

Ooni of Ife, Oba Elegushi, others grace Bolarinde’s solo art exhibition

Mr. Macaroni emerges ‘Force of Influence’ at Trendupp Awards 2022

QuicktellerBarz and Notes showcase final six at talent unveiling event

Comedy can be a gift or skill, master it to be unique ‘ Larry J

Apple battery row: Millions of iPhone users could get payouts in legal action

VP Harris to launch task force on online harassment after shootings

Sterling tumbles after Bank of England raises rates to 1.25%

NGX posts 3rd-day loss amid selloffs of Airtel Africa, BUA Foods shares

FCMB onboards 1m unbanked Nigerians, grants N40bn in microloans to 300,000

Crypto volatility knocks more stablecoins off their peg

Lagos governor commends CBN on increased FX repatriation through RT200

How F&B trade show has shapened Nigeria’s business environment.