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Here are the major headlines for Monday, June 12, 2017



  • June 12: Some Yoruba leaders in Buhari’s govt ‘ve sold us out — Ayo Adebanjo
  • Photos: Charly Boy Topless Protest In Lagos
  • Traditional Ruler Urges Youth To Sustain Respect For Each Other’s Faith
  • Video: Charly Boy Topless Protest In Lagos
  • Declare June 12 As Public Holiday, Okowa’s Aide Tells FG
  • Iran Kills 4 IS Suspects In Southern Province
  • 62 Bodies Recovered From Myanmar Crashed Military Plane
  • Norway To Ban Full-Face Muslim Veil In All Schools
  • Association To Regulate Sales Of Drugs In Ebonyi
  • 31 Ships Laden With Frozen Fish, Coke, Sugar, Salt, Gas To Arrive Lagos Ports
  • Troops Rescue 9 Minors
  • Wike Assures Investors Of Security In Rivers
  • Yahaya Bello Releases N200m For Seven Local Govt. To Facilitate My Recall – Dino
  • UK:Brexit Talks To Start Soon-Minister
  • Governor’s Wife Presents N12m Foodstuff To Women In Daura
  • Trump Calls Comey Memo Leak ‘Cowardly’
  • UN Security Council: Poland’s Membership
  • PM May Not Sobbing Over Election, Brexit Minister Says
  • 15 days, 15 memories at Roland Garros
  • Tribalism responsible for not honouring June 12 at national level — Jamiu Abiola
  • Ultimatum to Igbo is invitation to anarchy- Fayose
  • Eagles apologize to fans for home defeat to Bafana
  • Dalung summons NFF over Eagles loss
  • It’s time Eagles respected us —Tau
  • ‘Wonder Woman’ stays strong at box office, leaving ‘Mummy’ in dust
  • Sex without orgasm is a waste of time —Seyi Hunter
  • I will break barriers with my music in Nigeria — Ms Bodega
  • Bank customers speak on Banks’ N138bn e-payment charges
  • Why I am against early, forced marriage — Rashida Bello, Kogi First Lady



The Guardian

  • Nadal up, Djokovic down in ATP charts
  • Afenifere warns against war, Atiku insists on restructuring
  • Court orders Shell to pay N122b damages for oil spill
  • Merkel’s G20-Africa meet aims to reduce poverty, migrant influx
  • Minister holds emergency meeting with NFF tomorrow
  • Philippine troops raise flag as bombs fall on Islamist-held city
  • Trump faces new lawsuit over business empire
  • Boko Haram kills eight in dawn ambush
  • Nigerian Army rescue nine minors
  • British prime minister May to face fury of own lawmakers in battle to keep job
  • South Korea’s Moon urges lawmakers to approve $10 bn stimulus plan
  • Alexis Sanchez: Man City hope Arsenal will accept £50m bid
  • Xi to meet FIFA boss as China harbours World Cup ambition
  • US, Mexico battle to draw after Bradley wonder strike
  • Nadal wins 10th French Open
  • Solanke is MVP as England wins FIFA U-21 World Cup
  • ‘Inexperience, incompetence cost Nigeria dearly’
  • I won’t apologise to Senate before my recall, says Ndume
  • Move to recall me will fail, says Melaye
  • 24 years after June 12 elections, reflections on a paradise lost
  • The power sector and the current government
  • ‘Wonder Woman’ stays strong at box office, leaving ‘Mummy’ in dust
  • South Africa’s pre-teen queen with ‘rainmaking’ powers
  • Olamide, others thrill Abuja residents at Glo mega music tour
  • ‘Why Nigerian cities lacked coherent physical planning’
  • Nigeria’s commercial real estate market outlook still gloomy
  • Lawmakers caution developers against unapproved projects
  • Cost of driver’s licence remains N6,350, says FRSC
  • Microsoft challenges Sony with powerful new Xbox One X
  • Could snake venom replace aspirin for heart disease patients?
  • Biafra and finding the Nigerian black box




  • Paris Club Refund: Federal Government lied against Rivers ―Wike
  • Policeman shoots wife, maid, kills self in Nasarawa
  • Indigenous languages facing extinction ―Dogara
  • Oyo govt resuscitates Fashola farms, other
  • Council for Arts and Culture to correct impressions about Nigeria ―Runsewe
  • Put God first, Delta speaker enjoins Nigerians
  • Wike certifies Rivers safe for investment
  • Eko Support invests $200m in seaport Bullnose facility
  • Time for creation of digital future is now ―Adeolu Akande
  • Melaye: Three feared dead as violence rock Lokoja
  • Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose
  • Igbo quit notice: Ultimatum is potential anarchy, Fayose to FG
  • Governor Nyesom Wike, Rivers State
  • Paris Club Refund: Federal Government lied against Rivers ―Wike
  • Speaker of the House, Hon Yakubu Dogara
  • The quit notice to Igbo in the North
  • Tribute to Professor Babatunde Osotimehin
  • Olayebi showcases Nigeria’s leather industry in first ever fair
  • Meet 24-year-old entrepreneur providing 24,000 interns with internship placements
  • Google plans training for 6,000 journalists, entrepreneurs on future of media
  • Avoiding the distraction of wrong counsels
  • EU tells May ‘no time to lose’ on Brexit talks
  • Libya’s oil field reopens after strike
  • Comey is a leaker – Trump
  • Qatar rejects Saudi-led bloc’s terror list
  • Health Minister inspects health facilities at IDP camps in Borno
  • Moderate alcohol consumption causes brain decline
  • NAFDAC wants Nigerians to participate in fight against fake, substandard foods, drugs
  • Between Gideon Orkar and Arewa youths
  • Exports from Nigeria must comply with memorandum 11 of forex manual – CBN
  • Experts warn banks against attack on non-BVN linked accounts
  • Fitch happy with supply, flow of FC liquidity into the banking system
  • 2017 WMD: Dano, NSN celebrate with over 2,000 Lagos pupils
  • Issues, as stakeholders chart course for Africa’s digitalisation
  • Indomie dangles over N10m educational scholarship worth for 2017 kid heroes




  • Three Afghan civilians killed as U.S. troops open fire after bomb attack
  • Kenya: Police foils planned Somali militants attack
  • Bolt scared of being beaten says dad
  • Masari wants 60 per cent empowerment schemes for women
  • Wike assures investors of security in Rivers
  • MFM FC claim first top flight win over 3SC
  • Ramadan: Pray for Buhari, avoid watching television – cleric
  • Move to recall me will fail, says Melaye
  • My crime exploits, by kidnap kingpin Evans
  • Some of Evans’ exploits
  • BDC operators advise CBN on naira
  • APC panel clears Adeleke’s brother for Senate
  • Middle East group to invest in Arik Air
  • Quit notice: MASSOB insists Igbo should leave North
  • 12:00 am‘ANN sure of INEC registration’
  • My crime exploits, by kidnap kingpin Evans
  • BDC operators advise CBN on naira
  • APC panel clears Adeleke’s brother for Senate
  • Middle East group to invest in Arik Air
  • Quit notice: MASSOB insists Igbo should leave North
  • ‘ANN sure of INEC registration’
  • Contribute to nation building, LASU VC tells students
  • NiMet donates weather forecast equipment to UniAbuja
  • Salary arrears: LASPOTECH lecturers take protest to House of Assembly
  • Protesting PTI students shut down campus
  • Obong varsity holds seminar on quality research





  • Woman cries out over daughter allegedly killed by Alhaji
  • Maryland, Washington to sue Trump
  • Norway prosposes ban on full-face hijab in schools
  • Puerto Ricans back full US statehood but vote marred by low turnout
  • Xi to meet Infantino as China harbours World Cup ambition
  • Bank robbery video: Security experts share perspectives on what transpired
  • $500,000 bribe: Prosecution kicks as CJ transfers Farouk Lawan’s case
  • June 12, a history we can’t forget – Atiku, Tinubu
  • Benefits, side effects of bitter kola
  • Imo bank robbery: PUNCH, others launch GoFundMe appeal for hero cop
  • I collect ransom in dollars, says Evans, notorious kidnapper
  • Boko Haram terrorists sack Adamawa village over food
  • [ICYMI] VIDEO: Police officers celebrate after arrest of kidnap kingpin
  • Ultimatum to Igbo portends anarchy, Fayose warns FG
  • Unpaid gratuity: Ex-college principal commits suicide in Imo
  • Naira records further gain, closes at 365/dollar
  • Prepaid meters: SERAP sues FG
  • Pope summons Imo Catholic priests for rejecting bishop
  • Mumu smiles back into debt trap
  • Ex-soldier slumps, dies after watching Super Eagles’ match
  • High interest rates: CBN, banks, MAN, others to appear before Senate panel on Tuesday
  • I won’t collect salary until workers’ wage arrears are paid – Akeredolu
  • Hoodlums set man ablaze in Kano
  • Going back to the negotiation table
  • Gunmen kill farmer, injure husband in Edo
  • Why I won’t apologise to the Senate – Ndume
  • School feeding in nine states gulped N3.7bn – Presidency
  • Police sergeant escapes from kidnappers in Rivers
  • Kaduna sacks 4,776 district, village heads, others
  • Alleged N43bn fraud: A’court clears EFCC to prosecute Ubah



The Sun

  • TB Joshua calls on Nigerians to show love, pray for the nation, as he turns 54
  • June 12: The struggle that won’t go away
  • Veterinary association to regulate sale of drugs in Ebonyi
  • APC faking defection in South East – Umahi
  • If Igbo want Biafra, let them have it -Shettima
  • Driven by passion, FIAT returns with Tipo as fore-runner
  • ILO global alert: 168m children in child labour worldwide
  • Jelani receives NAMA directors, restates commitment to auto policy
  • 400 to benefit from free surgery in Ogun
  • Governor’s wife presents N12m foodstuff to women in Daura
  • Norway proposes ban on full-face veils in schools
  • FOR THE RECORDS: Why we annulled June 12 elections, by IBB
  • Religious groups urged to join hands to save Nigeria from terror
  • Pope Francis demands ‘forgiveness letters’ from feuding Ahiara Diocese factions
  • 62 bodies recovered from Myanmar crashed military plane
  • Checking e-fraud in Nigerian banks
  • Double Trouble: How gunmen kidnapped, amputated polytechnic founder



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