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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, June 10, 2017


  • Igbos won’t vote in favour of Biafra in referendum ―Kokori
  • Northern elders divided over quit notice to Igbo
  • FG moves to strengthen NYSC
  • We will engage, we will not confront —Osinbajo tells NASS
  • Kaduna lawmaker, 3 others kidnapped
  • Nigerian Law School releases Bar exam results
  • Arrest Professor Ango now ―NYCN
  • World Day Against Child Labour: Children more vulnerable in conflict, disasters ―ILO
  • The NDDC’s N423bn scam
  • Saraki: A case too long in court
  • Embattled Dammy Krane released on bail in US, apologises to fans, family
  • Murray-Bruce drums support for entertainment, creative sector
  • How Olamide, Phyno, Flavour, Runtown, Kiss Daniel, Reekado Banks lit Benin City
  • Alibaba, Kate Henshaw, P Square, Omawunmi, more to mentor at ‘The Dance Workshop 2017’
  • What life has taught me about humanity —Bishop Peace Okonkwo
  • The ‘African Jollof Rice challenge’ to reward best cook with $5,000
  • The Rapunzel-style hair celebrities are spending wads on
  • Connection exercises for couples to build intimacy
  • Why selective marriage can’t help people with Sickle Cell disorder —Expert
  • ‘My wife got married to another man without divorcing me’
  • Court dissolves 23-year-old marriage over constant beatings
  • Having sex with my wife is not appealing ’cos she’s dirty, smells, man tells court
  • Nigerian Law School releases Bar exam results
  • Arrest Professor Ango now ―NYCN
  • World Day Against Child Labour: Children more vulnerable in conflict, disasters ―ILO
  • Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal
  • Avoid provocative statements, Tambuwal tells Nigerians
  • OYSG declares tomorrow as a public holiday
  • Skills Acquisition: NYSC trains 2m youths in 4 years




  • Why I resigned as Sunshine Stars technical adviser – Eguavoen
  • Goal rush as AFCON qualifiers kick off
  • [BREAKING] 28% fails Bar exam, as Law School releases results
  • Being married ‘protects your health’ – Experts
  • Ten-time individual sporting champions
  • IMF may grant Zambia $1.3bn to plug budget deficit
  • Ndigbo, other Southerners should leave North – IPOB
  • German city celebrates 200th anniversary of the bicycle
  • IPOB backs Igbo quit notice
  • British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit
  • Kwara needs N2.1bn monthly for payment of LG workers, pensioners
  • Acclaimed Taiwanese director, two others die in helicopter crash
  • We’ve reduced oil theft, piracy in Niger Delta – Navy
  • Muyiwa Ademola reveals major cause of death among actors
  • Aba shoemakers caution Abia govt over Chinese investor
  • ‘Food is ready politicians’ flocking Anambra APC for election
  • Boko Haram slit villagers’ throats in revenge killings
  • Why I did not marry Laura Ikeji –Mc Galaxy
  • Osinbajo to sign 2017 budget next week, says Dogara
  • We’ve attracted over $86m Chinese investments –NPA
  • Trump berates Qatar
  • At home, my husband and I share chores –Adeyemo, Deputy VC, UI
  • Mugabe fires top prosecutor for ‘misconduct
  • MKO’s uncompleted ‘presidential’ lodge Abandoned
  • N180m bribe: Court grants ex-Rivers REC N100m bail
  • 47 Meters Down: Hollywood seeks to scare new generation with shark thriller
  • Stop violence against women, Fayose tells men
  • I once repeated a class, placed on probation – Perewari, first class graduate with perfect score, Lincoln University, US
  • I want to be a blessing to Africa through my music –Toke Ayeni
  • Expert asks wives to support husbandsEFCC seizes Patience Jonathan’s N2bn hotel
  • I planned to use human parts for money ritual after Ramadan – Alfa with female head, private organ
  • Anti-Igbo threat: Northern Elders back Arewa youths
  • German city celebrates 200th anniversary of the bicycle
  • America, Lagos’ most wanted kidnap, armed robbery kingpin



The Sun

  • Breaking: Notorious kidnapper, Evans arrested in Lagos
  • No plans to evacuate Igbo from North – S’ East Govs
  • Boko Haram slit villagers’ throats in revenge killings
  • Why it’s diffcult to restructure Nigeria – Ganiyu Solomon
  • Al-Mustapha’s hands are not clean over Kudirat Abiola’s death – Kokori
  • Why we’re trying to professionalise online media practice – Nwandu, Nigeria Professional Bloggers Guild President
  • Race to Cameroon 2019 brings Africa to a standstill
  • Zones must be functional for effective growth of basketball -Kida
  • Widows Day: Group pleads for corporate organisation’s support
  • Jigawa pledges to assist FG tackle smuggling of agricultural produce
  • Gulf nations welcome Trump’s remarks over Qatar dispute
  • British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks
  • Avoid provocative statements, Tambuwal tells Nigerians
  • Obasanjo lampoons FUAM management for low productivity
  • Threat on Igbo: Extend arrest to Ango Abdullahi – Northern youths tell FG
  • Jubilation in Benin as Appeal Court upholds Obaseki’s election
  • North splits over Igbo
  • Quit notice: Return our oil blocs, N’Delta militants tell FG



The Guardian

  • Trump says ‘100 percent’ ready to testify under oath
  • US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey, accusing the ousted FBI director of lying about their private conversations — and saying he is “100 percent” willing to testify under oath.
  • ‘Super Eagles, give us this day’
  • In 2014, the Super Eagles were held to a 2-2 draw at home by the South Africans at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in a final qualifier for the 2015 AFCON, a result, which denied Nigeria a place at the competition held in Equatorial Guinea.
  • Avoid provocative statements, Tambuwal tells Nigerians
  • Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged Nigerians to avoid inflammatory remarks that can bring disunity among the people.
  • Panic grips Igbo residents in Kaduna over Northern Youths’ deadline
  • Many Igbos resident in Kaduna are under panic situation as they are equally undecided whether to start moving their families back to the eastern States on the strength of the threat by Northern youths that all the Ibos should leave the region.
  • Orode Uduaghan: I look inward for growth
  • I can say that even If I was not the first with most things, I came with a new way to do certain things and I am proud that I can look at other businesses and say this began with me.
  • Nigerian Law School releases Bar exam results
  • Gabon TV host suspended after Bongo ‘death’ blunder
  • Kwara requires N2.1b monthly for payment of LG workers, pensioners
  • Hong Kong activists dress as sharks to protest finning
  • NSCDC warns Niger residents against unlawful assembly
  • Bishop Uzuokwu lauds FG’s whistle-blower policy
  • Why I resigned as Sunshine Stars technical adviser – Eguavoen
  • Nine lives – Rafael Nadal’s French Open
  • Irving, James lead Cavaliers over Warriors to avoid sweep
  • Ronaldo fires Portugal, France complicates path to Russia
  • Finally, a new Super Eagles!
  • Sweden beat France with dramatic shot from half-way line
  • Obasanjo endorses Governor Ortom for second term
  • British PM’s top aides quit after election disaster
  • Zoning is retrogressive, undemocratic, says Buhari
  • Firefighting is a personal call for me – Dooshima Dennis




  • Govs now to pay salaries, as FG refunds N516. 4b over-deductions
  • How Obaseki floored Ize-Iyamu again at Appeal Court
  • I fear the poor may begin to attack the rich soon – Babatunde Jose Jnr
  • Igbo quit notice: South was developed with resources from the North – NEFš
  • How we dislodged Boko Haram remnants – CAS
  • 2019: Buhari’s second term bid commences in S/West
  • Senate vows to stand against moves to divide Nigeria
  • TETFUND Spent N7bn In Usman Danfodiyo Varsity, Sokoto, In 7 Years –ES
  • Why I Resigned As Sunshine Stars Technical Adviser – Eguavoen
  • Nigeria Vs South Africa: Super Eagles Line-Up
  • Start Packing, IPOB Tells Biafrans, Other Southerner In The North
  • Goal Rush As Africa Cup Qualifying Kicks Off
  • Kogi Govt Urges Residents to Protect Water Facilities
  • IMF May Grant Zambia $1.3bn to Plug Budget Deficit
  • KWASU Now A Debtor Institution, Says Pro-Chancellor
  • Nigerian Law School Results: Out of 2,125 Participants 1,393 Were Successful
  • Unemployment: Economist Advises FG to Create 3m Jobs Annually
  • Obasanjo Endorses Gov. Ortom for Second Term
  • Dickson Moves to Expand Bayelsa Economic Profile
  • We’re Now Stateless, Bakassi Indigenes Cry Out
  • Wanted Kidnapper, Evans Arrested In Lagos
  • Obaseki Appoints Senior Special Assistants
  • Yerima Is Just A Puppet Flying A Kite with The Igbo Quit Notice – Reno



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