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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, June 12, 2018


  • Teach June 12 in schools, Nigerians say
  • Buhari, Moroccan king express concerns about terrorism, extremism
  • Nigeria, Morocco sign agreements on gas pipeline, others
  • No going back on law to criminalise estimated billing –Reps
  • FG, GAVI pledge N972bn to tackle polio, others
  • Ghana, others to import fuel from Dangote’s refinery
  • June 12 election umpire, Nwosu, writes FG on Abiola’s award
  • Buhari has failed, says Donald Duke
  • Offa robberies: Police move key suspects to South-West for firearms recovery
  • Engine failure forced Osinbajo’s helicopter to land, chaplain reveals
  • Herdsmen kill two in Plateau, gunmen attack Malu
  • Visionscape, CBN partner against plastic pollution
  • Oyo pensioners sue Ajimobi for unpaid N42.3bn gratuity
  • LASEMA, police search for Lagos woman who jumped into lagoon
  • Man drowns while evading police arrest in Rivers
  • TETFUND adjudges MAPOLY e-library best in Ogun
  • Lagos residents accuse filling station of polluting water, land
  • Troops rescue eight hostages from bandits in Kaduna



The Nation

  • Osinbajo urges investments outside OPEC
  • Nwosu reaffirms Abiola as winner of June 12 poll
  • Court remands four for ‘removing colleague’s heart’
  • Man bags life jail for defiling girl, 12
  • CBN okays operations of 4,106 BDCs, 76 Finance Houses
  • Fed Govt okays N37b cash for prepaid meters
  • Fed Govt opens Mokwa-Jebba road to traffic
  • EFCC arraigns oil marketers for alleged diversion, theft of N1.042b
  • Suicide bomber kills one CJTF member in Borno
  • 19 new cholera cases reported in Adamawa
  • NEMA approves life insurance for workers
  • Akerele to Buhari: compensate Abiola’s family, others
  • NLC seeks cenotaph for ‘unknown’ June 12 backers
  • CSOs knock National Assembly for failing to pass anti-graft bills
  • Offa robbery too serious to be politicised, says Ahmed
  • Complete Ogbomosho-Oyo road before August 1, indigenes beg PMB
  • Bayelsa nabs man for 300 ghost workers’ pay
  • Two die in Ogun pipeline explosion
  • Eid-il-Fitr: Osun offers free train ride to indigenes
  • Belemaoil trains 33 fire fighters in Rivers
  • Id-el-Fitr: Friday Monday are public holidays




  • Nigerians are intellectually aggressive – Buhari
  • Nigeria, 9 Others Top Neglected Displacement Crises List
  • AWCON: Super Falcons Roast Gambia Scorpions
  • Police Nab Seven Suspects For Trafficking Physically Challenged Children
  • Those who annulled June 12 and killed our people should face trial – Oroh
  • June 12: Babangida was under threat – Ezeife
  • Convention: Oshiomhole’s Our Only Candidate —Edo APC
  • We won’t change PDP slogan, symbol, says BoT chairman
  • Arm Yourselves With PVCs, Gov Emmanuel Urges Support Groups
  • Lagos Fertile Ground For Cholera Outbreak
  • Make June 12 Handover Date, Abiola’s Kinsmen, Monarch Tell FG
  • Uwaifo, Alariwo, Ara, Others Mourn Ras Kimono
  • Sincerity, Proper Funding Panacea To Drug Abuse — PSN President
  • Mimiko Accused Of Destabilising Labour Party
  • Declaration Of May 29 As Democracy Day Was Hypocritical —Urhobo Leaders




  1. Trump, Kim hail historic summit despite doubts over agreement
  2. Nigeria spends N190b on petrol subsidy in one year
  3. Abiola’s kinsmen demand June 12 as handover date
  4. It’s difficult for African nations to win World Cup, says Odemwingie
  5. Nigeria loses 80 persons to suicide in one year
  6. Landslides kill 12 as monsoon batters Rohingya refugees
  7. ‘Lack of synergy among security agencies fuelling violence’
  8. Plateau to fight cholera, monkey pox outbreaks
  9. Expert challenges military on better anti-terrorism fight in North East
  10. Stakeholders task Kaduna peace panel on courage, fairness, others
  11. Clerics hold church service for Osinbajo over missed air crash
  12. Wilder, Joshua agree fight deal
  13. World Cup: Super Eagles land in Russia
  14. MoC holds pre-Asaba 2018 championship in Lagos
  15. Aiteo launches Super Eagles’ official theme song
  16. Higuain likely to be Argentina’s top striker
  17. Rohr rates Uzoho ahead of Akpeyi, Ezenwa at World Cup
  18. nvestments in syringe factory to boost Nigeria’s economy by 50%
  19. FBN, WorldRemit seal pact on digital money transfer
  20. Expert advocates block chain technology to curb tax fraud



The SUn

  • 2019: Group raises the alarm over IOCs gang-up against Buhari
  • June 12: Buhari apologises to Abiola family, as Obasanjo, IBB regret absence
  • Taraba APC crisis: Alhassan, Vakki extend olive branch to aggrieved members
  • June 12: How efforts to get Abiola out of jail alive failed –Kenny Martins
  • Impeachment Plot: Bauchi APC Chieftains Berates Dogara
  • APC Convention: Osunor, Ebiri no match for me- Oshiomhole
  • Cooking gas: 11 Plc increases stake in LPG sub-sector
  • NSC hails CBN, Customs as Kaduna ICD commences full operations
  • Nigeria’s import duty policy frustrating investments
  • Super Eagles improving everyday – Etebo
  • Super Eagles arrive in Russia for World Cup
  • Rohr drops Ezenwa to 3rd choice
  • HAPPENING NOW: Sanctions’ll come off after de-nuclearisation – Trump
  • Israeli police question Netanyahu over telecom corruption case
  • Kim Jong Un brought own toilet to summit with Trump
  • Buhari least expected to actualise June 12 mandate – Kokori
  • NEMA workers begin nationwide strike
  • FG honours Abiola, others today
  • June 12: Opportunity to rectify wrongs –Obi
  • June 12: Honour Justice Akanbi, Wali, Afe Babalola urged Buhari
  • June 12: Struggle without end
  • …OPC honours Kalu




  • Trump, Kim Sign Document to End Summit
  • Tanzania Begins Crackdown on Unregistered Bloggers
  • Trump Says Historic Summit ‘Better Than Anybody Could Have Expected’
  • FBI Arrests 74 in Global Crackdown on Email Fraud
  • After THISDAY’s Exclusive Report, Army Commences Rotation of Battle-Fatigued Soldiers
  • Abiola’s Investiture Holds Tuesday, Nwosu Commends Buhari
  • Ugwuanyi Always Close to the People, Says Dogara
  • Melaye: Alleged Accomplices Say Allegations False
  • Ghana, others to Import Petroleum Products from Nigeria’s Dangote Refinery
  • NLNG Receives 85 Entries for Its $100,000 Science Competition
  • Remove Obstacles to Free, Fair Elections, NLC Tells Buhari
  • Vote for PDP Will Make Lives Miserable for Ekiti, Fayemi Insists
  • Hassan: Foreign Investors in Housing Must Look Beyond Sovereign Guarantee …
  • In Morocco, Buhari Says Nigerians are ‘Intellectually Aggressive, Economically Ambitious’
  • Atiku Warns against Growing Culture of Arbitrariness
  • SDP Warns FG, INEC Against Subversion of People’s Will in 2019
  • FG Declares Friday, Monday, Public Holidays for Eid-el-Fitr
  • Kaduna Peace Commission Seeks Media Support in Peace Building
  • In Morocco, Buhari Says Nigerians are ‘Intellectually Aggressive, Economically Ambitious’
  • Atiku Warns against Growing Culture of Arbitrariness
  • SDP Warns FG, INEC Against Subversion of People’s Will in 2019


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