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Here are the major headlines for Friday, June 30, 2017



  • Two killed in double suicide attack at Niger refugee camp
  • Police set to prosecute Joy Odama’s suspected killer
  • Ogun college suspends lecturer for impregnating nursing student
  • Kung fu: Chinese company compensates crippled worker
  • Venus Williams allegedly ‘at fault’ in car crash that killed 78-year-old man
  • Cancer symptoms most people ignore
  • Football, showbiz stars gather for Messi’s wedding
  • German parliament legalises same-sex marriage
  • Lawyers storm US airports as travel ban takes effect
  • Villas-Boas, Hulk banned over Oscar protests
  • Restructuring : El-Rufai under attack for criticising agitators
  • Ohanaeze overrules Kanu on Anambra poll boycott order
  • EFCC traces N603m to civil servant’s wife
  • Family withdraws 11-year-old poison victim, threatens school with suit
  • Badoo cult killed 26 Lagos residents in 12 months
  • Graduate, three others killed in Kwara yam dispute
  • Kidnap threat: Model college parents get special ID cards
  • NNPC/FIRST JV secures $700m for new oil fields
  • Nigeria lists first diaspora bond on London Stock Exchange
  • N’Assembly should stop budget manipulation
  • Six ways to deal with social media backlash
  • Disorder at home, excellence abroad?
  • Okorocha, APC fault Fayose, say Buhari not on life support
  • How to solve problems on your bank account
  • Should FRSC proceed with planned psychological evaluation of motorists?
  • Ex-Foursquare overseer, Badejo, wants death penalty for looters
  • I wished Osinbajo sold beans in Garki Market
  • No going back on works, other ministries allocations’ cut –National Assembly
  • 2018: Crisis threatens Obiano’s second term bid
  • Osinbajo appoints INEC commissioners for 14 states




  • Evans sues NPF, Lagos Police boss, SARS for media trial; seeks N300m for illegal detention
  • We’ll reject restructuring done by Buhari govt – Ohanaeze youths
  • Generator fumes killed Joy Odama – Police
  • Housewife offers N120,000 bride price to quit 5-yr-old barren marriage
  • Yoruba leaders make fresh call for restructuring
  • APC govs tackle Fayose over comment on Buhari’s health
  • Osinbajo reads riot act to tax defaulters
  • I ‘ll appeal Tribunal sack, says Sekibo
  • Diezani bribe: How INEC officials received N264.8m —Witness
  • NAIRA WATCH: Naira pushes up, now N365/$
  • Ohaneze disowns Kanu over threat to Anambra polls
  • Arsenal Will Sign Quality Players, Says CEO Gazidis
  • Nigerian Firm Forms Football Club In South Africa
  • Nnaji Calls For Segmentation, Privatisation Of Power Transmission To Competent Coys
  • Quit Notice: IYC Condemns Arewa Youths’ Directive
  • Chemical Weapons Watchdog Says Sarin Was Used In Syria Attack
  • Hitler Cautions Military Against Invasion Of Gbaramatu
  • Pastor, Sister Arrested Over Human Trafficking
  • 16-Year-Old Girl Sold For N300,000 Earns Mother Of Four 15 Years Imprisonment
  • Nigeria’ll Be Ahead Of France, UK Economically By 2050 If… — Soludo
  • Vice Principal Gets Life Imprisonment For Raping 12-Yr-Old Pupil
  • Before We Start Exporting Yams
  • 2 Killed As Women Bombers Blow Themselves Up At Niger Refugee Camp
  • ONDO: How Herdsmen Killed Man Whose Farm Is Near Falae’s
  • Science Fair: NGOs Challenge 1000 Girls To Take Up Science
  • Fresh Controversy Over Review Of Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration



The Sun

  • ALGON members pass vote of confidence on executive council
  • Dickson dissolves LG caretaker committees, commissions
  • Lalong sacks 17 LG chairmen
  • Tribunal sacks Rivers PDP senator
  • Why we moved against Fulani herds men –Jigawa deputy gov
  • 2019: Ogun wants Senator Adeola to replicate Lagos magic
  • Recession: Air travellers, businesses groan as foreign airlines fleece Nigerians
  • Ransomware: Fear grips FG over possible Petya’s attack in Nigeria
  • Osinbajo gives 9-month deadline to tax evaders
  • Ahead Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Omeruo dismisses Cameroon
  • Aron Samuel sets target with CSKA Moscow
  • Ronaldo introduces his twins to the world
  • It’s criminal to oppose anti-open grazing law -Benue AG
  • Understanding the promise of Anambra Airport City Project
  • Agitations: Nigeria better together, says US
  • APC dividing Nigeria along primordial cleavages –UPP
  • Nigeria not paying £4,000 daily for presidential jet in London –Presidency
  • Buhari: Okorocha blasts Fayose
  • Ohanaeze scolds Kanu, IPOB over Anambra guber
  • UK deports 28 Nigerians
  • INEC: Osinbajo approves new RECs
  • FG approves extension of budget support facility to states
  • Yoruba leaders urge FG to implement 2014 confab
  • Understanding the promise of Anambra Airport City Project
  • 2019: Benue people’ll beg Ortom to run – Kwaghngu
  • It’s criminal to oppose anti-open grazing law -Benue AG




  • In New Executive Order, Osinbajo Gives Tax Defaulters Nine Months to…
  • Shell Lifts Force Majeure Raising Nigeria’s Crude Output by 226,000bpd
  • NEC Extends Duration of FG’s Financial Support to States
  • Presidency: No Big Deal Leaving Presidential Jet Abroad
  • Presidency: Service Chiefs’ Tenure Already Extended Till December
  • EU Withdraws Financial Support for Nigeria, Says Country Not Poor
  • APC won’t ignore clamour, says party chairman
  • Donald Trump Hosts Two Chibok Girls
  • Again, Yoruba Leaders Adamant on Nigeria’s Restructuring
  • Umahi: Social Media will Destroy Nigeria, Denies Rejecting Restructuring
  • Saraki, Ahmadu Bello’s Family Mourn Suntai
  • Osinbajo Appoints 14 New RECs
  • Tribunal Sacks Rivers Senator, Sekibo
  • Dickson Sacks All Bayelsa Council Bosses
  • Ohanaeze Ndigbo Cautions IPOB against Lawlessness
  • NCAA Issues First Drone Certificate to Oando
  • Metallurgical Unions Fault FG’s Concession of NIOMCO to Indian Group
  • Tompolo’s Kinsmen Raise the Alarm over Renewed Threat to Peace in N’Delta
  • Osun By-election: Group Condemns PDP Allegation
  • Dasuki’s Trial Stalled Due to Judge’s Absence
  • Jubilation in Cross River as FG Approves EIA for Super Highway
  • Removal from Office: Magu to Know Fate Oct 10
  • Otuaro is Delta Acting Governor as Okowa Begins 15-day Leave
  • US Selects Oak TV for 2017 Media Co-op
  • Supply, Critical to Nigeria’s Economic, Industrial Devt, Say Nnaji, Soludo
  • Ambode’s Wife Empowers 103 Widows
  • Alleged N22.8bn Fraud: Court Declares Visit to Amosu’s Scene of Crime Premature
  • Pastor, Sister in Police Net after Collecting $45,000 from Trafficked Victim
  • Vice Principal Jailed for Life for Raping Minor
  • Ondo Police Declare War on Cultism
  • One Policeman Killed in Gombe Communal Clash
  • Jerry Gana: Restructuring Inevitable, Unity Cannot Be Enforced
  • Joy Odama: Police Fail to Parade Suspect, Release Autopsy Report
  • Niger Delta Young Leaders to Meet in Port Harcourt over Biafra, Restructuring




  • My husband walked out of our marriage ’cos our only child is sickle cell patient, woman tells court
  • Aregbesola, former HOS trade accusation over alleged sale of Osun property in Lagos
  • Ex-Governor Jang’s aide killed, 2 others kidnapped
  • Babachir’s replacement: North-East stakeholders decry imposition
  • Calabar boils again as cultist embark on killing spree
  • Troops arrest notorious Boko Haram terrorist in Buni Gari
  • Nigeria inches closer to 40bn barrels oil reserve target
  • Lagos LG poll: KSA’s wife, 14 other aggrieved APC aspirants in street protest
  • Restructuring not APC’s priority now ―Oyegun
  • PHOTO LEAK: Police, OPC in closed-door meeting over Ikorodu cultists, kidnappers
  • Nigeria still hit by shortage of safe blood —Expert
  • Harvest of hernia at Oyo’s free medical outreach
  • Learn basic skills of palliative care, expert urges
  • FG charged on commitment to curb HIV/AIDS
  • NAMA tasks airspace managers on executive orders
  • Air Peace is a mini Nigeria —Chairman
  • Emirates unveils new first class product in November
  • After 1,166 deaths, FG says Nigeria free of meningitis
  • 5m Nigerians have hearing defects —Expert •Obasanjo, Amosun solicit aid for hearing impaired people
  • Top adviser to Pope charged with sexual assault offenses
  • Trump travel ban: US sets out visa criteria
  • Malawi and Unicef launch drone air corridor
  • Global shipping consultant predicts gloom for Lekki, Badagry deep seaports
  • No presidential directive asking us to leave seaports —SON
  • Egina FPSO will enhance safety regulatory capacity —NIMASA DG




  • Why aircraft can’t abandon Buhari, by Presidency
  • Uncertainty in military over naming of new service chiefs
  • SEC adopts measure to tackle multiple subscriptions
  • US six-country travel ban takes effect with few exceptions for relatives
  • Anxiety grips candidates as appeals committee presents verdicts today
  • Five militants blow themselves up killing child in Lebanon
  • Massive military parade for Xi as Hong Kong activists freed
  • Militants shelve bombing of oil facilities from June 30
  • Osinbajo signs executive order to enforce tax collection
  • Reps claim uncovering N90b ‘bogus insertion’ in ministry’s budget
  • Witness alleges INEC officials received N264.8m gratification
  • Terror attacks not Islam says Pogba
  • Bournemouth pay record fee for Dutchman Ake
  • Tennis star Venus Williams allegedly ‘at fault’ in fatal car crash
  • Monfils, Djokovic through to ATP Eastbourne semifinals
  • Football is life, God has used it to showcase me, says Amokachi
  • Odumegwu banks on Eunisell’s support for Rivers United’s success
  • Sanctions against banks over illicit funds transfer
  • How long can people live?
  • APC won’t renege on true federalism, says Odigie-Oyegun
  • Kogi court quashes six months suspension of lawmaker
  • Police seal Edo APC secretariat in Uromi over leader’s suspension
  • Aero Contractors plane ‘develops fault’ at takeoff
  • Kachi Ekezie: Entrepreneurship is about risk taking
  • Nigeria missing as mobile IoT initiative gets underway


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