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Here are the major headlines for Monday, June 26, 2017

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The SUN
Eid: Emir of Kano urges Nigerians to live in peace
Melaye alleges signatures forgery for his recall
More than 70 percent of Nigerian prison inmates are awaiting trial
Ag President Osinbajo: “Our unity is not negotiable”
Nigeria to strengthen trade with Tunisia
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Cameroon can frustrate Eagles –Obuh
Govt must address issues of divisions – Cleric
Cleric to FG: Lead with fear of God, tell followers truth always
China’s SAFE policy to slow down overseas investments
Pakistan fuel tanker inferno kills at least 140
Vehicle acquisition scheme, rising cost of imported cars’ll boost auto policy –Boyi, PAN MD
Benue group gives scholarships to indigent Masters students
Aftermath of Fayose’s rally: We can’t be intimidated-APC aspirant
Anti-Open Grazing law: ANEM raps Miyetti Allah
Agro-forestry: Nigerian farmers can make N5bn from hardwood business
2019: INEC strategises against inconclusive polls
Why APC cannot implement 2014 confab report – ACF scribe
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Sallah: Buhari’s audio message in Hausa draws criticisms
Cabinet dissolution: There’s no crack in my government, says Wike
Fire guts House on the Rock church in Abuja
Probe killer herdsmen’s sources of weapons, Sultan tells FG
Lagos hospital rejects MFM pastor injured by Badoo
Pupils’ abduction: Parents observe low-key Eid-el-fitr
Man arrested for raping, robbing trader
Fire guts House on the Rock church in Abuja
Court jails 35 persons for environmental offences
Gunmen kill policeman, one other in Kano
PHOTOS: Eid el Fitr celebration in Lagos
Police arrest Lagos soldier who worked for Evans, got N6.5m
Man to die by hanging for robbery, rape
Eid-el-Fitr: Ganduje grants amnesty to 500 prisoners
Imbibe lessons of Ramadan, Akeredolu tells Muslims
We need prayers to keep Nigeria one – Aregbesola
Eid-el-fitr: Deputy gov, Akiolu seek devt through coexistence
PDP blames APC for attack on Adeleke campaign train
Nigeria better together, say Mark, Okechukwu
Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari speaks to Nigerians
Fashola spreading falsehood on 2017 budget – NASS
N’Assembly rules out medical test for presidential aspirants
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
President’s audio tape sparks controversy as PDP, Afenifere, others react
German broadcaster protests over Nigeria ‘police brutality’
Eid-el-Fitr: Osinbajo, governors preach peace, unity
Picture with Evans: I am too busy to reply Kate Henshaw, says Abba Kyari
LAGOS SCHOOL KIDNAP DAY 33: Hope of abducted students release dashed
Evans, the kidnapper arrested for robbery in 2006: Police
Recall saga: Don’t worry about INEC, wait for signatures verification, Gov Bello tells Melaye
Quit notice: Rwanda tragedy will be child’s play, if… —Ayemi-Botu, Bozimo
Nigeria’s problems started with Awo’s introduction of tribal politics — Unongo
Why I dissolved Rivers Exco, by Wike
Allow Buhari to resign if he is not fit any longer, Idada, Owie tells APC
Dino: Late Governorship aspirant Obadofin, other dead men signed my recall
Illegal trade: FOU arrests 10 suspects, seizes 384 parcels of hard drugs
Lagos appeals verdict ordering Otodo Gbame community resettlement
Senate passage of PIB bill has heavy unproductive costs — Onovo
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
CBN sustains financial inclusion engagements in Lagos
Auto plants may shut down amid poor sales
Surveyors, FIRS on collision course over valuation breach
Nwakali set for first team battles at Arsenal
Sultan asks government to move against killer herdsmen
Eid homage: Osinbajo receives Ghanaian president
NBA draft portends bright future for D’Tigers
Okocha, Kanu thrill football fans as Osun wins 2017 Copa Coca-Cola
Nigeria, Egypt, others battle for spot at ITTF World Cup
Obomate salutes Eunisell’s commitment to Rivers United campaign
Federer wins in Germany, Lopez prevails in London
Dalung admonishes athletes on hard work, good conduct
Ladoja denies interest in Oyo 2019 governorship
Shehu Sani condemns sack of traditional rulers in Kaduna
Five suspended as Enugu State APC crisis deepens
Afreximbank raises $750m in euro note for Nigeria, other borrowers
Stakeholder urges African insurers to patronise local operators
Mortgage institution targets growth, others
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Evans: I got gunshot scar after 2006 Lagos robbery
Osinbajo: no effort will be spared to keep Nigeria one
$1.2b Etisalat debt: Banks consider legal action against core investor
Sultan to govt: probe sources of herdsmen’s weapons
Presidency releases Buhari’s voice message
Falana: National Assembly wrong to alter budget
Benue APC secretary dies
Peaceful celebrations in Maiduguri, Damaturu, Yola, Gombe
Osun by-election: Why I’m contesting, by Hussein
‘I’ll do my best for Taraba’
ACF seeks punishment for Arewa youths coalition
Ex-agitators promise to back Buhari’s peace moves in Niger Delta
Emir of Daura seeks prayer for Buhari
‘We support Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration review’
Isoko ex-agitators want inclusion in Niger Delta talks
Akpabio, Obasa, Faleke seek unity, love
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
Presidency Releases Buhari’s Recorded Message to Nigerians
Dialogue with Kanu, Other Marginalised Groups, Fayose Tells Buhari
Court Orders Air Force to Vacate Shopping Mall
Southern Leaders Commend APC Governors for Calling for Country’s Restructuring …
300 Lawyers Jostle for Ten Positions at Federal High Court
Investigate Sources of Weapons of Killer Herdsmen, Sultan Tells FG …
DSS Arrests top Boko Haram Commander, 20 Others in Kano
Kirikiri Prison Overpopulated by 1,853 Inmates
Mark Says Agitation for Break up Needless
Glo Joins Muslims to Pray for Nigeria’s Progress, Unity
Adebule, Akiolu, Chief Imam Preach Love, Tolerance
Sallah Celebrated without Security Hitches in Borno
VON DG: Non-arrest of Arewa Youths, Strategic
APC Petitions ICPC, Police, Urges Probe of Bakassi Relief Materials Scandal
Army, Police Foil Kidnapping, Kill Suspect in A’Ibom
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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