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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, June 3, 2021

The Nation

  • Ugwuanyi rewards national Maths queen 
  • IPOB men gathering in Edo, say Police 
  • Sex-for-grades: UNILAG sacks lecturers exposed in documentary 
  • Editors ask govt to tackle insecurity with what is required 
  • Journalists must work with utmost responsibility, says Tinubu 
  • Buhari’s Tweet sparks row between Fed Govt, Twitter 
  • Gunmen kill policemen, attack Osun banks, stations 
  • Police: how we uncovered AK- 47 production factory 
  • AU suspends Mali over military takeover of government 
  • Your children will be slaves 
  • Awaiting trial not enough 
  • NYSC: Nigerians divided on future of scheme 
  • As Ogun, Lagos take a long-awaited step 
  • On Buhari’s calls for debt cancellation for Africa 
  • Nigeria can – and must – climb out of the hole made by corruption 
  • Buhari administration at six 
  • Our political leaders have spoken 
  • Who killed Gulak? 
  • Twilight and dawn of Nigeria  
  • When will Nigerians wake up? 
  • Averting another civil war 
  • Misplaced priority 
  • Nigeria on trial of survival 
  • Missed, found, missed 
  • Many killed as robbers attack banks, police station in Osun 
  • Reflections from Nigeria’s civil war 
  • Open letter to President Buhari 
  • GOFAMINT buries overseer’s son 
  • Lagos pays over N32bn to 7,998 retirees in two years 
  • NDDC board: Akpabio’s efforts to stop Tompolo’s deadline fails 
  • Foreign Fulanis have invaded Southwest – Oyo Amotekun boss 
  • 14,468 passports ready for collection in Lagos State — NIS 
  • TIMELINE of ‘gunmen’ killings in Nigeria 
  • Ohanaeze Ndigbo to Buhari: you’ve pushed us enough 
  • IPOB’s secessionists gathering in Edo, says DIG 
  • Christians in National Assembly declined our request to have CAMA amended, CAN president alleges 
  • Malami, Akeredolu and open grazing 
  • Should Nigeria go back to 1963? 
  • ‘1999 Constitution should be amended to suit current realities 
  • Twitter deletes Buhari’s tweet for ‘violating’ rules



  • We know those behind killings but haven’t labelled them terrorists – Kukah
  • Police and Gulak’s ‘onions assassins’
  • Foreign herdsmen in South-West forests likely to launch attacks – Amotekun
  • UNILAG fires lecturers mentioned in sexual harassment story
  • 81 suspected kidnappers, bandits paraded, 17 AK-47 riffles recovered
  • Nigerians attack FG, govt fumes as Twitter deletes Buhari’s civil war post
  • Osun bank robbers flee as police, hunters confront raiders, casualties unknown
  • Forex: ABCON bans street hawking, moves to cut rate
  • Bankers dare EFCC, say we’re not afraid to declare assets
  • Experts divided over FG’s proposed privatisation of TCN
  • Niger meets abducted students’ parents, restricts motorcycle operations
  • Building collapses, kills three Ondo fish sellers hiding from task force
  • 11 suspected Internet fraudsters apprehended in Lagos
  • Three suspected ‘one-chance’ robbers, escape lynching, arrested in Rivers
  • 10 arrested in Akwa Ibom for killing security agents, burning police facilities
  • Eight feared killed as truck rams into motorcycles in Lagos, okada riders kick
  • Suspected gunrunner, three cultists, 11 drug dealers arrested in Delta
  • Three Lagos LG traffic officers arrested for extorting motorists
  • Poly management suspends exams as protesting Ogun students block highway
  • Forex: ABCON bans street hawking, moves to cut rate
  • Bankers dare EFCC, say we’re not afraid to declare assets
  • Experts divided over FG’s proposed privatisation of TCN
  • FEC approves N1.1bn for aviation security uniforms
  • We’re planning four airports’ concession for 30 years – FG
  • Oil industry’s future at risk, Barkindo warns Nigeria, others
  • Oil hits $71 on rising demand hopes in US, China
  • Why 2023 election may cost more money —Ex-INEC commissioner
  • Edo PDP chairman suspended
  • I saw Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu’s congratulatory messages on social media – Obaseki
  • Uncertainty surrounds Lagos APC primaries results
  • Electoral reforms: PDP asks EU to review partnership with Nigeria
  • Buhari meets INEC chairman, commissioners
  • ‘We can’t look back’, Obaseki reacts to Supreme Court verdict
  • 2023: Moghalu set to run for Presidency again
  • NFF joins fight against fake news
  • Rohr bemoans absence of key stars for Cameroon friendly
  • Olympics: Nigerian wrestlers to prepare in Poland
  • Nigeria’s women cricket team set for Rwanda tourney
  • AFN releases guidelines for elections
  • Sunshine crisis: Ondo Deputy Governor, FA meet
  • Transfer: Spurs hold talks with ex-Inter boss Conte
  • PUNCH Diaspora: US court dismisses Olukoya’s suit against UK-based blogger
  • PUNCH Diaspora: UK-based Nigerian stabbed to death in son’s presence
  • PUNCH Diaspora: Police confirm body of missing Nigerian student, Richard Okorogheye in UK
  • PUNCH Diaspora: Nigerian beauty queen, PhD student shot dead in her car in US
  • PUNCH Diaspora: UK agency fines Oyakhilome’s TV N65.6m over COVID-19 misinformation
  • Western wedding traditions sideline mother of bride, says Chimamanda Adichie
  • MI shows support for Igbos, launches #IAmIgboToo campaign
  • You are my God-given gift, DJ Cuppy celebrates autistic brother
  • Rema, Timilehin, Ifeanyi, two other Nigerians make Forbes 30 Under 30 list
  • I was pained when Imade took Davido’s surname — Sophia Momodu
  • Emanuella debunks pregnancy rumours




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