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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Sun

  • PSC fires 4 ACPs, others for indiscipline
  • I won’t allow a poor man manage America’s economy – Trump
  • World population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050
  • Expect killer heat this year – UN warns
  • Angola’s capital, Luanda world’s most expensive city, Lagos 29th
  • 36 Govs rise against divisive tendencies
  • Ibadan flood: Oyo govt mulls demolition
  • 100 Amnesty delegates clinch 11th fellowship
  • Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050 – UN report
  • Secret behind Evans’ arrest, by IGP
  • Etisalat repays 42% of loan, not under probe
  • Ebonyi APC repositions ahead 2019 – Chair
  • FG must reform LGs urgently before autonomy -Gov. Ahmed
  • Nigerian youths can get country out of recession -Okeke
  • Why Tinubu embraced Obanikoro again –Ajomale
  • New face of business registration in Nigeria
  • Indonesian firm to build refinery in A’Ibom
  • NFF, Dalung mourns Kelechi ‘Caterpillar’ Emeteole
  • FIFA Confederations Cup : Ronaldo’s header sinks Russia
  • Congo withdrawing troops from CAR mission – UN
  • Man wears mum’s cloth to office over hot temperature
  • Abbas wants war with Israel, Israeli Defence minister alleges
  • Los Angeles to rename road after Obama



The Guardian

  • IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became ‘caliph’
  • Makarfi’s PDP okays restructuring
  • South-South governors may oppose amendment to NLNG Act
  • MAN, Negris partner to end power challenges in industrial firms
  • Removing Assad no longer priority in Syria: Macron
  • Main forest fires in Portugal under control
  • FG denies removing CRK from secondary school curriculum
  • Residents arrest suspected Badoo member in Ikorodu
  • Tension as suspected herdsmen rape, behead woman
  • Sub-regional intelligence gathering aided Evans’ arrest’
  • Ronaldo on target in Portugal win
  • Governance at the state level
  • ‘Poor public perception slowing down revitalisation of technical education’
  • Fayose’s victory rally raises tempo of Ekiti politics
  • Jibrin and his many troubles in Kano
  • Osun, Anambra youths endorse Hussein, Offodile for APC, UPP
  • Tsonga latest star to slump at Queen’s
  • Confederations Cup: Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia
  • Eguma rues missed chances in Rivers United win
  • Nigerian football family mourns Kelechi ‘Caterpillar’ Emeteole
  • Adeleye has no business on AFN board, Ebewele tells appeals committee
  • Banks seek EFCC investigation of Etisalat over $1.2 billion loan
  • Clearing agents lament huge demurrage caused by Apapa roads
  • NPA to enforce 24 hours operations at ports
  • Jackie Kennedy watch fetches nearly $380K in New York
  • Comedy host Noah ‘stopped eight-10 times’ by US police
  • Russell Crowe to lead new Asian film jury in Australia




  • Igbo quit notice: If we fight everybody will lose, Abiola Ajumobi warns
  • Comments on Anti-graft war: AGF blasts Sagay, others
  • CBN orders lenders to maintain status quo on Etisalat indebtedness
  • NNPC repays N450bn debt to FG
  • Budget 2017: Panic as oil price drops to $43.90 per barrel
  • Fayose to run for presidency in 2019, says Buhari has failed Nigerians
  • CRK not removed from curriculum — Education Minister
  • How some NADECO leaders spied for Abacha — Opadokun
  • Many will go to jail for my recall, says Dino Melaye
  • 2019 Elections: We need funds for Diaspora voting – INEC
  • Breaking: INEC receives 52.3% signatures on Dino’s recall
  • Mikel boost for Rohr
  • NFF confirms Uyo as Eagles home
  • Imo mourns Kelechi Emeteole
  • S/African sprinters threaten Fasuba’s 100m recor
  • Thai Parliament Approves Bill Which Critics Say Will Prolong Military Role
  • I Prefer Having Rich Person In Charge Of Economy – Trump
  • Ebonyi APC Repositions Ahead Of 2019- Chairman
  • Mali Government Delays Constitutional Referendum
  • How Police Averted Blockade Of Enugu-Makurdi Highway By Irate Drivers
  • Herdsmen Kill One In Delta Community
  • It Is Not Only The Biafrans Who Are Disgusted With This Country – Onaiyekan
  • SERG Commends FG, DSS For Freeing Ifeanyi Ubah
  • Nigeria Is Free To Restructure, But… —Makarfi
  • Herdsmen Menace, Prophesy Foretold By Nnamdi Kanu —IPOB
  • 20-Yr Old Oluwasona Sets Record, Graduates With 5.0 CGPA In Poland
  • Sen Sani To Gov El-Rufai: Drop Presidential Ambition, Face Governance
  • Woman, 26, Docked For ‘Abducting’ Teenage Lover
  • Angolan’s Luanda Is World’s Most Expensive City, Lagos 29th
  • MQuit Notice: UK High Commission Commends FG’s Proactive Measure, Calls for Calm
  • Alleged N3.1bn Fraud: Court Defers Suswam’s Trial Till Sept 28




  • Kidnappers write to another Lagos school, vow to abduct pupils
  • Poor people should not be in charge of economy – Trump
  • Ebonyi APC repositions ahead of 2019- Chairman
  • Trump wants to build a solar wall on Mexican border
  • Etisalat repays 42% of loan, not under probe
  • How police averted blockade of Enugu-Makurdi highway by irate drivers
  • N-Power: Graduate recruitment scheme crosses 1m mark
  • North Korea calls Trump a psychopath
  • Starvation looms as food runs out in Ethiopia
  • Los Angeles to rename road after Obama
  • Boko Haram kills six civilians in Cameroon
  • Bayelsa govt seals Chinese oil coy over N109m tax liability
  • Insurgency: Outgoing MNJTF Commander commends troops’ resilience
  • Minimum Wage: Workers in Ebonyi urge inauguration of review committee
  • Obaseki appoints ex-SSG, ThisDay editor as SAs
  • Tammy Abraham agrees Swansea move
  • Can one person close a joint account?
  • Suspected herdsmen rape, behead pregnant woman
  • Joke Silva, Jide Kosoko up game in Battleground
  • List of loan defaulters: ‘Chief Dele Fajemirokun is no longer a director in Food Concept Plc’
  • Yoruba don’t need to meet Osinbajo – ARG
  • Suspected cult members set house ablaze, kill three
  • NNPC sustains losses, records N39.3bn deficit in four months
  • Mother of four arrested for defrauding Facebook lover
  • I authorised FG appeal against Saraki’s acquittal, says AGF
  • Athletes tackle UNIPORT over NUGA allowances
  • How to manage time at work
  • Lagos plans radio stations for 20 LGAs
  • Court restrains Ambode from evicting waterfront settlers
  • Inflight internet ready to take off
  • Kidnappers write to another Lagos school, vow to abduct pupils
  • We’ve resolved Nigeria must not break, say governors
  • Melaye’s recall: Constituents submit six bags of signatures to INEC
  • W’Bank approves $961m for Nigeria’s economic recovery plan
  • Lagos policeman allegedly caught extorting money with POS
  • Ibadan flooding: Residents count losses
  • Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo rearrested, solicits N.1m for bail perfection




  • Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050 —UN report
  • National Assembly can alter budget estimates, court tells Falana
  • Osinbajo to govs: Speak out more forcefully against agitations
  • Fund LAUTECH Project: Ladoja, Accord lawmakers donate N5.8m
  • Amuri indigenes laud Enugu Governor over work on 16 years abandoned road project
  • 2019: Fayose declares for presidency, says Buhari has failed Nigerians
  • CBN engages Ogun farmers, SMEs on financial inclusion
  • Nasarawa govt to pay only staff who defy strike ―HOS
  • NSCDC deploys 2,000 personnel to monitor NECO in Lagos
  • Commission approves dismissal of 4 senior police officers, reinstate 14 others
  • Commission distributes N2.7m food items, cash as Zakkat in Sokoto
  • 2018 continuity agenda: How Fayose support rally shut down Ekiti State
  • Gov Okowa gives approval for launch of contributory health scheme in July
  • Nkwegu, others bag African Child Prize 2017
  • Egina FPSO will enhance safety regulatory capacity —NIMASA DG
  • Project handling: FG backs seaport operator over space acquisition
  • NDLEA hands over 5580kg expired drugs, 2652kg psychotropic substances to NAFDAC
  • Keep cholera away with guava, bitter leaves
  • Executive Order: Leadership crisis bedevilling Nigeria’s maritime sector —Aniebonam
  • Education, not GDP, determines Africa’s wealth ―Expert
  • Satirising challenges confronting Nigeria
  • Understanding Nigeria’s third tier of government
  • Of inter-religious dialogues and Nigeria’s state formation





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