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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, June 1, 2017

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The SUN
Britain urges US to take climate change seriously
Russia behind my election loss – Hillary Clinton
Sit-at-home: South East group battles Nnamdi Kanu
100 injured in fresh Venezuela protest
BREAKING: Osinbajo due in Calabar Thursday
$50b leaves Africa illicitly every year – UNECA
Tension in Ekiti community as Masquerades attack Muslims in Mosque
Reps secure release of kidnapped colleague
Lagos gets Osinbajo’s nod to reconstruct airport road
Senate amends Customs law, insists on insider as CG
Obamas purchase $8.1m house in Washington DC
Nigeria renews calls for return of stolen funds
AGF under fire over restructuring
Biafra, militancy symptoms of Nigeria’s problem –Okechukwu
NDDC scam: 1,000 Bayelsa youths back EFCC, want Jonathan’s Aide imprisoned
Indonesia seeks more crude from Nigeria – Ambassador
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
FG wrong to keep Dasuki, El-Zakzaky in detention –SANs
FG uncovers massive fraud in N’Delta ministry projects
FG adopts indigenous languages for teaching maths, sciences
Man jailed 21 years for robbing schoolteacher
Midwife allegedly disappears with newborn baby in Ogun
How naval men attacked Cross River police station – Resident
Masqueraders attack Muslims for disturbing festival
Police arrest three suspected kidnappers of Lagos pupils
Police arrest prostitutes for killing customer
Edo police arrest two for murder of 39-year-old
Ogun police nab two prostitutes for allegedly killing customer
NASS to raise teachers’ retirement age to 65 – Dogara
Kidnappers release House of Reps member
Paris Club refund: Low revenue, reconciliation delay payment to states
Killer herdsmen transforming into another Boko Haram – Senators
Edo assembly okays N11bn agric development loans
VIDEO: What late Ojukwu said about Biafra
Drama as lawyers clash over A’Ibom senatorial seat
Top most dangerous malware that can empty your account
BVN: Cybercriminals target N3tn trapped in banks
How to secure your digital banking transactions
Don’t sell national oil assets, Ajumogobia advises FG
Power producers owe gas suppliers N200bn, demand N600bn payment
Recession puts CBN’s financial inclusion target at risk
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
FG probes N700bn N-Delta projects under Yar’Adua/Jonathan administration
Ayade visits Akim Police Station, angry over destruction
Sit-at-home: Massive discontent, elite hypocrisy fuelling Biafra agitation
Jonathan govt was greedocracy, today, we have criminocracy – Melaye
Assent to 2017 Budget: No date yet, we are still consulting – Presidency
Herdsmen attacks, another Boko Haram – Senate
Pandemonium as LUTH evicts resident doctors from secretariat
Naira Watch: Naira stable at N375/$
We didn’t conduct ‘assessment poll’ on Buhari’s administration — APC
Eagles vs Bafana Bafana: Moses out
Pinnick lauds Senate for passing NFF Bill
Buhari at 2: Why some Nigerians don’t want to accept change — Lai Mohammed
Bello is everyone’s problem in Kogi — Ayodele
DBN plans 20,000 credit facilities to SMEs in first year
4th Mainland Bridge contract: ‘We need to know what the issues are…’
Preparing security/collateral for bank loan (9): Cash Security/Letter Of Set-off
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
WHO, DR Congo approve Ebola vaccine to stop outbreak
Multiple charges cost local airlines 65 per cent revenue
N423 billion for projects in Niger Delta misappropriated, says minister
Nigeria loses $2.5b yearly to gas flaring, says Senate
Trump’s personal lawyer subpoenaed in Russia probe
Appointment of Customs CG now subject to Senate confirmation
Buhari in competent hands in UK, says Lai Mohammed
Nnamdi Kanu meets Igbo leaders in Enugu over Biafra
NNPC moves to frustrate building of $160m modular refinery initiative
JAMB to blacklist fraudulent CBT centre operators
Lagos NBA urges CJN to constitute caretaker committee for national body
Senate seeks prosecution of herdsmen over rape, killings in Edo
Reps condemn colleague’s abduction
Obaseki commissions electricity project in Edo community
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Three arrested in Edo for kidnap of Lagos pupils
N423b Niger Delta contracts for probe
Nigeria begins vaccines production
Buhari’s reforms change NIMASA’s fortune
JAMB releases 1,606,901 UTME results, says Oloyede
Senate passes bill to reform Customs Service
We’re set for Acting President’ s visit, says Ayade
Conoil urges Nigerians to keep hope alive
How ex-minister, SAN ‘got N450m from Diezani’
Afenifere demands solution to Ekiti fuel crisis
APC disowns Twitter handle over opinion poll on Buhari’s govt
Saraki to IDPs: govt will not forget you
Gunmen release abducted Rep
Lagos APC assures aggrieved aspirants of justice
NULGE seeks scrapping of SIECs
Ahmed inaugurates N257m mass transit scheme
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
With N49tn Import Bill, FG Looks Inwards for Goods and Services
Ailing African Presidents Leave Nations in Leadership Limbo
Saraki: Why I Did Not Contest against Buhari in APC Primary
Ovia’s Quantum Petrochemicals will Transform Nigeria, Says Group
Enang: Assent to 2017 Budget Bill Yet to be Scheduled
Gencos: Days of Unruly Antics by Discos are Over
Osinbajo Gives Lagos Go Ahead to Reconstruct Int’l Airport Road
Masari Speaks on How Buhari Saved Nigeria
NNPC: Indonesia to Increase Crude Oil Purchases from Nigeria
Law Firm Faults Use of ‘Connivance’ in Publication
N’Assembly Mulls 65 Years as Retirement Age for Teachers
Senate Scraps Customs’ Governing Board, Establishes Service Commission
Kanu Thanks Biafrans for Success of Sit-at-home Order
JAMB Releases Over 1.6m UTME Results, Seizes 80,000 Others
Adewole Announces Ban of Sale of Cigarettes to Anyone Below 18 Years
Presidency Rebukes Fayose for Calling for Buhari’s Resignation
Two Million Youths to Mobilise Support for Duke’s Presidential Ambition
Security Official Stabbed, Two Others Injured as Doctors Protest Eviction from Lounge
Ogun Police Arrest Suspected Prostitutes for Killing Customer
Igbonla Kidnapping: Police Arrest Three Suspects in Edo
Police Charge Nestle, Two Others over Fake Promo
Kogi Police Parade 20 Criminal Suspects
NSCDC Suspends Operative Who Shot at Doctor in Bayelsa
Normalcy Returns to Calabar as Ayade Wades into Police, Navy Fracas
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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