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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, June 1, 2018

The Nation

  • Libya deports 221 illegal immigrants
  • North Korean official meets U.S Secretary of State in New York
  • 64b fraud: Ex-Governor Nyame goes to jail for 28yrs
  • A highlight of cases involving former governors
  • Ladoja failed to return ‘stolen’ funds, says EFCC
  • Saraki: my CCT trial not part of nPDP, APC talks
  • Southsouth governors: pay us 13 per cent of $1billion insurgency cash
  • Oil prices steady after shake-out on supply worries
  • Osinbajo lauds Dangote’s 150 vehicles donation to Police
  • Multiple subscriptions: Amnesty for ‘ghost’ shareholders
  • Yakubu: INEC’ll address barriers faced by physically challenged voters
  • Fayemi bows out as Solid Minerals minister
  • Jega’s corruption allegation embarrassing, says Senate President
  • Like fighting corruption, investigative journalism is dangerous, says Osoba
  • Fed Govt moves to sack over 750,000 striking health workers
  • ‘Punish Ramos’ petition hits 500,000 signatures
  • English FA set to announce mid-season Premier League break
  • Rohr drops 4 retains 25 for England friendly
  • Buhari to receive Eagles before FEC meeting – NFF
  • Rohr advises Eagles to invest wisely
  • Should Eagles abandon match in protest against racism?
  • Lokosa vows to replicate NPFL feat at World Cup if…
  • Commissioner hints on averting danger of wars through Geophysics
  • Classmates blame Pharmacy student’s death on JOHESU strike
  • ‘15,000 federal projects abandoned in Southeast’
  • Firm, groups hold essay contest to fight malaria
  • Why critical thinking matters




  • CBN Resisted Pressure To Float The Naira – Spokesman
  • Revisiting OBJ’s Exertions On Nigeria’s Power Sector
  • Former Kaduna Governor, Yero Remanded In Prison Custody
  • Lampard Appointed Derby County Manager On Three-Year Deal
  • South South Governors Meet In Port Harcourt, Back Restructuring
  • Injustice, Human Rights And The Nigerian Army
  • INNOSON And The Future Of Nigeria’s Automobile Industry
  • House Help From Benin Republic Denies Killing Employer’s Mother
  • Hate Speech: Broadcast Practitioners Advocate For Synergy
  • Melania Trump Tweet Fails To Dispel Conspiracy Theories
  • Anti-Corruption: Muslim Rights Welcomes Jolly Nyame’s Sentence
  • Angry Commercial Cyclists Burn Down Police Van Over Colleague’s Death In Ikorodu
  • Development: No Region Will Suffer Neglect — SGF
  • 2019 Presidency : Emirs, Generals Back Tanimu, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso
  • UNIDO Canvasses Increased Financial Support For SMEs In Nigeria
  • Lampard appointed Derby County manager on three-year deal
  • FIFA World Cup (14 Days to go) : Team Profile – COSTA RICA
  • Buhari handshake: AFN shortchanges athletes
  • Kwese Premier League goes on Round One break
  • Asaba 2018: No media accreditation extension
  • Neymar on fast track to full fitness – Danilo
  • ‘Blood tests negative’ on woman who accused Luc Besson of rape
  • Morgan Freeman’s lawyer demands CNN retract sexual harassment claims
  • Group blames media for selling sex through music
  • Barr blames sleep aid racist tweet on muslim brotherhood & planet of apes
  • Nollywood star, Tonto Dikeh donates relief items to Prison




  • Cannes winner Kore-eda shines light on Japan’s hidden poor
  • Kenya to investigate 10 banks on suspicion of handling stolen 35.7bn
  • Neymar on fast track to full fitness says Brazil teammate Danilo
  • Aregbesola, Soyinka, others suggest ways to Nigeria’s greatness
  • Frank Lampard becomes new Derby manager
  • North Korean leader Kim receives Russian foreign minister
  • I inherited insecurity, ailing economy, Buhari insists
  • Libya deports 221 illegal immigrants
  • Mo’cheddah weds Prince Olateru-Olagbegi
  • Trump keeps up Kardashian at White House meet
  • How Serena advert nearly threatened Meghan
  • Rwanda and Arsenal FC: When the poor sponsor the rich
  • Asaba ladies settles indigent patients’ medical bills
  • Amazon blocks Australia from global sites
  • Cross River lawmaker dies doing exercise
  • 9bn fraud: I’ve no case to answer, says Kalu
  • Unpaid bill: Ambode’s wife settles account, baby goes home
  • Mob attacks police station, burns vehicle over killed okada rider
  • Alleged forgery: Court overrules Lagos prince’s conviction
  • Gunmen kill two policemen, injure another in Rivers
  • Hit-and-run driver kills three in Ogun
  • Mob attacks driver who crushed pupil
  • CJN’s panel member, Daudu, faults Supreme Court’s anti-delay judgment
  • 2019: I’m running for Nigeria’s survival, says Atiku
  • Saraki to Jega: Name bribe takers
  • Drama as Melaye resumes, opts to sit with PDP senators
  • APC Reps lose interior chairman to PDP
  • Misau blames politicians for Nigeria’s woes
  • Court annuls Rivers APC congresses
  • Welcome to our great party, Murray-Bruce tells Dino Melaye
  • Civil servants banned from using social media at work




  • Dino Melaye resumes, relocates to PDP row
  • Pro-Biafra agitators in failed bid to seize Enugu government house
  • Supporters Club may unite to send members to Russia 2018
  • FG targets 100% access to water by 2030
  • JOHESU to suspend strike as industrial court takes over mediation process
  • Syria’s Assad threatens force against US-backed Kurds
  • Buhari has ordered me to redouble strategies to curb killings, IGP declares
  • Makinde challenges Ajimobi to name 10 new industries in Oyo
  • Ekiti PDP faults APC’s allegation of NYSC partisanship
  • We’re ready to rule, youths tell presidency
  • British High Commission plans tournament for former Eagles, Falcons players
  • Nigeria must play fair at World Cup, says Buhari
  • 1, 000 cyclists in Lagos for World Bicycle Day celebration
  • Salah gives Egypt World Cup hope with news over injury
  • ‘Super Eagles still have a long way to go’
  • Buhari urges Super Eagles to make Nigeria proud in Russia
  • Edo Cycling Tour gets August date
  • Former CBN deputy governor to speak at RIMAN conference
  • MultiChoice to boost creative industry with new talent academy
  • Firms partner to invest in compressed gas project
  • Nigeria’s path to economic resilience
  • As democracy dies in Nigeria – Part 2
  • Democracy under probe



The Sun

  • World No Tobacco Day: Don cautions parents on dangers of smoking close to children
  • Cholera: NCDC urges Nigerians to maintain high hygiene
  • Nigeria, Sierra Leone to collaborate on health, security issues
  • Russia 2018: Buhari charges Eagles to play clean, fair
  • Drama as Melaye sits with PDP senators
  • Senate challenges Jega on bribery allegation
  • …Steps into OAU sex-for-mark scandal
  • Alleged fraud: We’ve no case to answer – Kalu, others
  • 64bn fraud: Ex-Taraba gov, Nyame, bags 14 years jail term
  • FG lauds Dangote for donating 150 patrol cars to police
  • 8 murdered in Kaduna
  • Anti-party: Imo APC petitions NWC demands Okorocha’s suspension
  • CBN resisted pressure to float the Naira – Spokesman
  • House of Reps: Many motions, less action
  • Court nullifies Rivers APC congresses
  • Takeaways from South East summit on national question
  • Enugu-based varsity to begin clean coal research
  • CBN resisted pressure to float the Naira – Spokesman
  • $46bn loan request: American firm to invest $10bn in rail
  • Eagles’ll exceed previous records –Dalung
  • Usain Bolt trains at Norwegian football club, Stromsgodset
  • Qatar approves draft law on permanent residency card for foreigners
  • Moscow invites N’ Korea’s Kim to visit
  • Red Cross sends surgeons, supplies to Gaza to treat wounded




  • SGF Commissions Erosion Control Projects
  • Youth Group Bestows Award on Real Estate Operator
  • Court Sentences Former Taraba Gov, Jolly Nyame to 14 yrs Imprisonment
  • Melaye Returns to Senate with Theatrics, Fuels Rumour of Defection
  • Sale of Nigerian Crude Oil Threatened by Discount Pricing, US Shale…
  • FG Intensifies Ebola Screening at Lagos Airport
  • Mixed Reactions Greet IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Directive in South-east
  • Police Thwart BZF’s Plan to Take over Enugu Govt House, …
  • Soyinka, Others Drum Support for True Democracy at Ajibade’s 60th Birthday…
  • South-south Governors Demand 13% Derivation from $1bn ECA Withdrawal
  • Saraki: We Didn’t Discuss My Trial at nPDP, APC Meeting
  • Court Annuls Rivers APC Congresses
  • FG Lauds Dangote for Presenting 150 Patrol Cars to Police
  • Strike: Court Orders FG, JOHESU Back to Negotiation table
  • Fayemi Resigns from Buhari’s Cabinet, Hands over to His Deputy
  • Senate Committee Approves CBN Board Nominees
  • Court Adjourns EFCC’s Case against Shema to June 12
  • Berom Demands Reclamation of Ancestral Lands from Fulani
  • Zimbabwe Becomes AFC’s 19th Member State
  • NSE Capitalisation Falls to N13.9tn as Bellwether Stocks Lose Further
  • Stanbic IBTC Pension Assets Hit N2.53tn
  • How Upperlink Changed the Face of Payment System with PayChoice
  • Youth Exclusion from Politics’ Crime Against Humanity, Says Dogara
  • Jonathan: Investment in Youths Will Curb National Insecurity
  • Bill to Establish Commission on Small Arms Proliferation Passes Second Reading
  • Kalu Files No-case Submission against Trial
  • Nigeria Making Appreciable Progress, Says Senator Wamakko
  • WHO Tasks FG, Stakeholders to Stem the Tide of Tobacco-Related Diseases


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