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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, June 17, 2017


  • ITF seeks intervention of National Assembly over unpaid SIWES allowances
  • Plateau State Governor Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong
  • Governor Lalong doles out exotics cars to National Assembly members
  • Nollywood: Nigeria should build first film studio for Sub-Saharan Africa ―Stakeholders
  • Construction of Ibadan circular road commences
  • UN, world bid farewell to Prof Osotimehin
  • Father’s Day: UNICEF asks fathers to spend quality time with children
  • Army confirms arrest of suspected terrorist, intercepts 4 traffickers
  • INEC creates 10 additional centres in Bayelsa for CVR
  • Minister of Interior, Lieutenant Gen. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazzau, (Rtd)
  • Security: FG to deploy more personnel, operational vehicles to borders
  • UNICEF to establish G4G in 100 Bauchi schools
  • Paris Club refunds: FG keeps mum over fresh payments
  • Sokoto State govt releases N422m for payment of tuition
  • Ex-Governor Jang’s aide killed, 2 others kidnapped
  • EFCC not aware of probe of CCT chairman —Spokesman
  • Kidnap kingpin, Evans goes spiritual, demands for Bible, reads Job and Lamentations
  • Leadership crisis: Wherever PDP goes, we go —Governors
  • Nollywood: Nigeria should build first film studio for Sub-Saharan Africa ―Stakeholders
  • Construction of Ibadan circular road commences
  • UN, world bid farewell to Prof Osotimehin




  • Driver stops train to buy fruits in Tunisia
  • [VIDEO] Herd of cows invade cemetery, leave graves broken
  • Russia, New Zealand ready for Confed Cup opener
  • [VIDEO] Okagbare’s wig falls off during long jump at Oslo meet
  • Obanliku: Cross River community where wives deny husbands sex for development
  • Lee Kuan Yew family feud erupts on Facebook
  • Taking selfies could cause epileptic fits —Study
  • London fire toll hits 30, dozens missing
  • 51-year-old man commits suicide after three failed attempts
  • Saudi-led sanctions ‘harsher than Berlin wall’ – Qatar
  • Inmate cries, gets freedom at Keffi Prison
  • End this marriage so I can marry a decent cook, divorce-seeking man pleads
  • Nigerians demand prosecution of Chinese boss who crippled worker with kung fu kicks
  • Heavy rains kill 14 in Niger
  • #BBNaija: Efe drops new single, Somebody
  • Two days after wife’s murder, Thabane sworn-in as Lesotho PM
  • Seven bizarre facts you probably didn’t know about beer
  • BREAKING: INEC presents certificates to five new parties
  • [BREAKING] Ife clash: Court grants monarch, other suspects bail
  • I’ve slept with 1,000 men, says Benue man who worked as female prostitute
  • Quit ultimatum: Call your youths to order, group tells northern leaders
  • Divorce saga: Now I can move on, says ex-football star
  • Dispora Nigerians remit $18.97bn in 2016 – UN report
  • My wife beats me at will, divorce seeking husband tells court
  • Griezmann marries long-term partner Erika Choperena in secret ceremony
  • [VIDEO] Man beaten, humiliated for attempting to steal mobile phones
  • World Bank to assist Nigeria strengthen fiscal sustainability plan
  • FIFA Confederations Cup fixtures
  • EFCC denies prosecuting Saraki, disowns Rotimi Jacobs
  • Chinese boss cripples Ogun worker with kung fu kicks



The Sun

  • Chukwudumeje ‘Evans’ Onwuamadike : The making of a kidnap kingpin
  • I can win World Cup with Super Eagles in 3 years as NFF president – Kalu
  • We’ll support FG’s peace move –Northern elders
  • Kidnappers threaten to kill abducted Lagos students
  • Ekiti: Oni and Fayemi can’t win in 2018 – Fayose
  • I’m still APGA leader –Obiano
  • Death toll in London tower fire hits 30
  • 2019: Rivers APC crisis deepens
  • Turkish government seeks partnership with ipob leadership
  • We’re united for victory in 2019 –PDP govs
  • 20 military officers to participate in NAF war course II
  • Chukwudumeje ‘Evans’ Onwuamadike : The making of a kidnap kingpin
  • No alternative to restructuring – Admiral Onah
  • Nigeria now ON the brink – Chekwas Okorie
  • Akeredolu’s wife canvasses investment in sound education
  • We’ll support FG’s peace move –Northern elders
  • Igbo group rejects Osinbajo’s proposed parley with S/East, Northern leaders




  • Tobacco Free Campaign: FG Launches 2 Ads Targeting Smokers, Cancer Awareness
  • …What Is The Difference Between Threat Of Violenc By Nnamdi Kanu, Faceless Northern Youth?
  • Abubakar Asks Military To Elevate Defence College To University
  • ‎2019: We Didn’t Turn Down NASENI’s E-Voting Device -INEC
  • Ikpeazu Dissolves Cabinet
  • Only Two Kenyan CHAN Venues Ready – CAF
  • Buhari Caused Current Division In Nigeria With 5% Vs 97% Speech – Reno
  • Deschamps Not Right Man For The Job- Cantona
  • Vigilantes: Nigeria’s Next Security Problem?
  • Amaechi Has, Will Not Stop Any Member From Seeking Political Office – Rivers APC
  • PDP Is Bigger Than Any Individual – Fayose
  • INEC Creates 10 Additional Centres In Bayelsa For CVR
  • Oyakhilome Decries Delay In Payment Of Pension
  • FG Gladdened By Accolades Showered On Prof. Osotimehin
  • 2 Chibok Girls Reveal Escape From Boko Haram
  • Spend Quality Time With Children, UNICEF Tells Fathers
  • Army Confirms Arrest Of Suspected Terrorist, Intercepts 4 Traffickers
  • Have mercy on us, Evans wife, Uchenna begs Nigerians
  • seeking political office – Rivers APC
  • Have faith in Nigeria – Uzodinma urges Ndigbo
  • 2019: Ponders, perceptions on the Plateau
  • 24 YEARS AFTER JUNE 12: We’re yet to address Nigeria’s problems — Joe Odumakin
  • Only two Kenyan CHAN venues ready – CAF
  • Rain destroys 150 houses in Kano
  • Building collapse: Lagos files fresh charges against Lekki gardens’ MD, others




  • US judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual assault case
  • Seven US Navy crew missing, commander hurt in crash off Japan
  • Ronaldo wants to quit Real Madrid
  • Folasade Olashore: Women need to share their knowledge
  • Kaduna government, Igbo leaders dismiss rumour of attack, killings
  • Three US soldiers wounded in Afghan ‘insider attack’
  • Erdogan warns Turkey opposition chief over ‘justice march’
  • NDLEA hands over expired drugs to NAFDAC
  • Ikpeazu dissolves cabinet
  • Putin says US sanctions will ‘complicate relations’
  • Philippines’ Duterte return to duty eases health concerns
  • Confederations Cup: Troubled Ronaldo eyes more silver
  • Murray to start Queen’s bid against Bedene
  • Arturo Vidal, the humble road to Chile stardom
  • Morocco’s Dirar joins Fenerbahce from Monaco
  • Johnson ready for break after Open flop
  • Backlash from Mayweather-McGregor will last years, says Duva
  • NACCIMA boss, Iyalode Lawson, hosts FEWACCI at seminar
  • “Activism chose me” :R.Evon Benson Idahosa – Activist & founder Pathfinders
  • Lower your blood pressure with exercise
  • All set as The Voice Nigeria, begins tomorrow
  • Jidenna signs ‘classic deal’ with Heineken to promote family, culture across Nigeria
  • 2017 BET Awards: Wizkid, Tekno, Davido, Orezi, Mr. Eazi, others in battle royale for best international act, Africa




  • FG to Recruit 7,500 Graduates as Tax Liaison Officers to Boost Revenue
  • Kano APC Expels Abdulmumin Jibrin
  • Army Report: Senior Military Officers Denied US, UK Visas over Rights Abuses
  • N’Assembly: Osinbajo Must Have Been Misquoted, We Can Alter Appropriation Bill
  • Again, FG Rules Out Total Deregulation, Oil Falls to Six-week Low
  • INEC Gives Certificates to 5 Newly Registered Parties
  • NDDC: N70bn Required to Complete East-west Road
  • Rivers APC Crisis Deepens As Amaechi Sacks Abe’s Loyalists
  • ‘How Kuku, Aides, Pocketed Over N35.2m from Amnesty Funds’
  • UNICEF Advocates Equal Opportunities for Girls to Access Education
  • NDLEA Seize N225trn Cocaine, Heroin at Lagos Ports
  • Ile-Ife Clash: Court Grants Monarch, Pastor, Others Suspects Bail
  • Kaduna Government Denies Audio on Purported Killing of  Fleeing Igbo
  • Planned Herdsmen Attack
  • Sokoto Disburses N11.5m to Widows
  • Ajimobi Flags off N70bn Ibadan Circular Road Construction
  • Norwegian Embassy, UNITAR Hold Conference on Marine Safety
  • Methodist Bishops want FG to arrest Arewa Youths, Unmask Herdsmen
  • World Bank Pledges to Assist Nigeria Strengthen Fiscal Sustainability Plan
  • Nwosu Seeks Police Protection, Claim Threat to Life
  • Funding, Greatest Challenge Facing SMEs, Say Experts
  • Groups Tackle EFCC over Attack on Turner



The Nation

  • Bida Poly to start degree programmes
  • Africa must get its politics right – Atiku
  • Ikpeazu dissolves cabinet
  • Union Bank launches ‘Union Accelerate’
  • SEMA gives N2.23m to victims of fire, rainstorm in Delta
  • APC denies Jibrin’s expulsion
  • Biafra: Groups want youth confab to discuss way forward
  • Army confirms arrest of Boko Haram militant
  • 7b debt: AMCON seizes multi-billion naira properties in Lagos, Ogun, UK
  • ‘Nigeria Karate athletes will feature at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’
  • Revealed: Security advises against arrest of Northern youths
  • Land grabbing: Lagos arraigns suspected notorious kingpin, six others
  • Ajimobi flags off N70bn Ibadan Circular Road construction
  • FAAN rejigs security arrangement at airports
  • Imo robbery: Slain policemen’s widows laud Zenith Bank for compensation
  • Cantona slams Deschamps: He is an accountant, not a visionary
  • ‘Nigeria Karate athletes will feature at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’
  • IAAF Long Jump: How Okagbare Hits Headline as Wig Flew Off
  • NJF President seeks stakeholders support
  • We respect Antelopes but we don’t fear them-Tornadoes


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