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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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The SUN
17 killed in Borno suicide attacks
Arewa youths write FG
350 businessmen owe banks N2.5trn – AMCON
2019: Northern youths shortlist Atiku, Saraki, Lamido, others for presidency
Suspected kidnap kingpin, Master, 7 others nabbed
Why we sacked LGs –Akwa Ibom govt
Police, herdsmen in gun duel at Falae’s farm
Nigeria’s survival lies on restructuring –Nwabueze
Don’t politicise North, South leaders’ joint parley, ECA tells FG
2019: Don’t distract Buhari, APC –Rep member
Privatisation: Power firms risk takeover over cash crunch
CBN injects $195m into forex market
9 banks pay N643.6m fines in one year
Ondo APC leader found dead after being kidnapped
I inherited N37.9bn debt from Amaechi –Wike
Nepal’s new PM Deuba walks a tightrope
Faces of seven US sailors killed in Navy ship collision
Congo rejects UN-led investigation into violence in Kasai region
Collapsed wall kills 9-yr-old girl in Benin
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Ohanaeze reacts as Arewa youths ask Osinbajo to facilitate Igbo exit
Budget: FG to release N350bn for capital projects
Alleged N9.69bn fraud: Court remands Suswam, aide in prison
SON seizes N8bn substandard cables from China
SERAP drags FG, Queen’s College to UN over pupils’ deaths
Rape victim slashes attacker’s manhood with razor
Prisoner smuggles 10 phones into cell, needs surgery to retrieve them from stomach
Kung fu kicks: Chinese company says victim injured self
Lagos pupils’ abduction: We now count on God, say parents
Collapsed wall kills nine-year-old pupil
Kaduna-Abuja Expressway: Police parade abductors of five students
Policeman batters girlfriend, posts her nude photos on social media
VIDEO : Bizarrely decorated car cruises through central London
Budget: Osinbajo shouldn’t have trusted National Assembly, says Jibrin
Tell Buhari to restructure Nigeria, Nwabueze urges Osinbajo
Lagos APC primaries and cries of imposition
Budget Padding: Dogara, Lasun deny receiving EFCC’s invitation
Anambra doesn’t need airport –Chidoka
LASIEC gets two new commissioners
Ondo APC chieftain dies in kidnappers’ den
FG too big, difficult to operate – Ekweremadu
‎Buhari’s speech emboldened Northern hate speech makers – Fayose
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Herdsmen on rampage as Govts continue to delay
N-Delta youths to shut oil operations over concession of PH refinery
Some 2017 budget provisions violate the constitution, says Fashola
Oil price rises to $44.58, still threatens 2017 budget benchmark
Why foreign investors shun Nigeria’s electricity industry
Naira stable at $364/$ as CBN injects $195m
We all agree our nation should remain one – Osinbajo
15 policemen escaped death as herdsmen attack Falae’s farm again
DAY 27: Ambode, police re-strategise to free kidnapped students
Budget: FG to release N350bn capital allocation
Alleged N9.79bn fraud: Suswam docked, secures N5000m bail
Separatist Agitations: Set up truth, reconciliation commission, Prof Nwabueze tells Buhari
52.3% voters in Kogi West endorse Dino Melaye’s recall
Quit notice: DSS debunks alleged massacre of Igbos fleeing north
Breaking: Kidnapped Ondo APC Chieftain Olumide Odimayo found dead
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
Five suicide bombers kill 12 in Borno State
Africa to harness resources towards sustainable economic development- Onu
US student evacuated from North Korea has died: family
Osinbajo seeks measures for speedy judicial process
No going back on deadline for Igbo, say northern youths
Obi, Ohakim disagree on governance crisis
2014 confab report: The rejected stone now becoming the builder’s choice
CSOs enumerate impediments to voters’ registration exercise
CBN auctions $1 billion in one week
Grazing reserve not solution to herdsmen’s menace, says Gowon
FCT court rejects Olisa Metuh’s application for stay of proceedings, release of passport
Senate orders committee to start treating petitions on corruption
CJN urges against unnecessary filing of cases
350 persons still owe AMCON N2.5 trillion
Group tasks government on education for all children, canvasses new policies
Physician testifies in journalist’s suit against customs over assault
Peter Obi hails Nigeria’s judiciary
Ekiti PDP guber aspirants back Fayose to re-contest in 2018
Sheriff group doubts PDP governors’ pledge to honour Supreme Court ruling
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
Paris refund: Firm returns governor’s N500m to EFCC
SON seizes N8b fake cables in Lagos
Fed Govt raises $300m from Diaspora Bond
Oyo govt to install CCTV cameras in Ibadan
Ondo APC chieftain found dead after kidnap
How to fund Budget 2017, by AMCON
Herbert Heelas Macaulay and his relevance to the excellence of Lagos
Judge remands Suswam, two others in prison over alleged diversion of N9.69b
The cure for extreme poverty and corruption in Nigeria
Slow justice dispensation bad, says Osinbajo
Tboss, Kemen reconcile after #BBNaija grouse
Ramadan may end on Sunday, says NASRDA
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
In a First Diaspora Bond, FG Successfully Raises $300m
15 Policemen Escape Death as Herdsmen Attack Falae’s Farm
FG to Release N350bn Immediately for Capital Projects
Dangote Foundation, Army Erase Relics of Ikeja Bomb Blasts
16 Killed in Multiple Suicide Attacks on Borno Village
Northern Group Writes Osinbajo, Urges Him to Allow Biafra Republic
Osinbajo Rounds off Meetings with North, South-east, Says Both Agreed Nigeria Must Not Break
Saraki’s Aide Accuses Sagay of Attempting to Influence CCT Judgment
Wike: Commissioners, LG Chairmen Paid Amaechi’s Wife Monthly
FG Arraigns Suswam over N9.7bn Fraud Ex-gov granted N250m bail
Shun Contact Suits with Arbitration Clauses. CJN Tells Judges
Kidnapped Epe Students to Return Home Soon, Police Tell Parents
Fayose: Buhari’s Open Hatred for Igbos Emboldened Northern Youths
Lawmaker: We’ll Oppose Any Attempt to Make AMCON Acquire New Bank Debts
2019: Atiku Disowns Enugu Meeting of Integrity Group
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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