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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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The SUN
Customs generates N239.4bn in first quarter
Staff development, welfare, key to our administration –Ambode
NTI kicks off advocacy on Green Teacher Programme
Ikoyigate: Osinbajo panel unfit to investigate Oke, SGF –Ex-speaker
Arewa quit order to Igbo blessing -APC chieftain
Security agencies, cross-carpeting politicians must be called to order -Okoye
Import duty racket: Controversy over $20bn food import bill
Sona Agro Allied Foods commences biscuit export to Ghana
Obasanjo, AfDB, IITA, partner 5 states to stem food crisis
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: FIFA Confederations Cup has exposed Cameroon –Adepoju
Hull City urged to move for Musa
Edo FA holds Amodu memorial lecture
IPOB replies Kwankwaso
Nigeria’ll meet 6.1m tonnes rice demand this year –CBN
Nobody has right to issue quit notice, says Wike
Heads to roll in police over Evans’ armed robbery case
IBB okays restructuring
If you’re not happy with govt, vote right in 2019 – Ooni
Multiple suicide bomb attacks kill 16 in Borno
26 states owe workers one to 16 months salaries –NULGE
Igbo made to suffer over civil war –Fayose
Eid-el-Fitri: Transporters, mall owners lament low patronage
Petroleum minister, AuGF agree to partner
FG begins training of 7,500 tax advocates
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Abandoned 10-year-old pupil breaks down after ridicule from schoolmates
Sallah message: Buhari’s choice of Hausa wrong, say Reps majority leader, others
You’ve stark, worrisome knowledge, Fashola tells lawmakers
I want to fight Joshua in Lagos – Fury
Kidnappers, ritual killers’ den discovered beside Ondo Assembly
We suspect sabotage in church fire incident –CAN
Police yet to decide on Evans’ arraignment
Two policemen killed in town crisis
Police arrest five robbers terrorising motorists in VI
22-year-old girl sacked for not wearing bra to work
$12m bridge collapses two weeks after presidential inspection
Abuja Church fire: Pastor Adefarasin speaks out
Senate cannot be scrapped – Na’Allah
Recall: Jemibewon, Lambo, Bello back Melaye
Jonathan still has so much to offer Nigeria – Fani-Kayode
Ambode to focus on power, transport, environment
APC denies attack on Adeleke’s campaign train
PDP govs back APC’s counterparts call for restructuring
Should medical evaluation be made compulsory for political aspirants?
Eid-el-Fitr: Ganduje grants amnesty to 500 prisoners
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
Fashola berates N’Assembly, says no subsisting concession agreement on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
ASUU vows to resist increase in varsity tuition fees
Power: 4,000 MW for December threatened
Time to restructure Nigeria has come, says IBB
No oil from N-Delta if North sabotages Osinbajo – Militants
How 16 died in UNIMAID suicide bombings
Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, others welcome IBB’s call for restructuring of Nigeria
People think I hate the North; that’s not true – Kanu
Osun PDP: Folarin, Coker, others laud Omisore’s peace efforts
Eagles must be wary of ‘wounded lions’, Cameroon – Esin
Eagles video analyst completes spying mission on Cameroon
Don’t take Indomitable Lions’ clash for granted, Obuh warns Eagles
DISCOs plan to end estimated electricity billing -ANED
Excess oil supply, unstable market affect operations – CEO, Energia
Global gas consumption rises by 1.5% – Report
Century Energy, Excel E&P, Millenium Oil & Gas set to produce first oil
Lagos appeals verdict ordering Otodo Gbame community resettlement
Caught in Ibadan flood horrors, we saw hell, live and direct – 30 students going for SSCE
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
Suicide bombers kill nine, injure 13 others in Borno
Eagles won’t rate Cameroon based on Confederations Cup outing, says NFF
North Korea likens Trump to Hitler
It’s time to restructure Nigeria, says Babangida
US says Assad may be preparing chemical attack, warns ‘heavy price’
Brazil’s president charged with corruption
Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban
New landslide hits China disaster area
38 Nigerian universities raised tuition, says ASUU
Trade volume of Nigeria, Mexico hits $600m
Suspected ritualists’ den discovered beside Ondo Assembly
Changing faces of godfathers in Nigerian politics
Ojo, Lambo, Jemibewon move against Melaye’s recall from Senate
Masari gives condition for council poll
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
IBB backs state police, more power for states
Row over N701b GENCOs’ loans
Customs generates N239.4b in Q1
U.S. Supreme Court revives Trump travel ban order
Fashola: National Assembly should address issues
Babangida joins ‘true’ federalism campaign
Nigeria set to displace Ghana as top yam exporter, says minister
Suspected gun men kidnap wine dealer in Ughelli
Why I sponsored bill on treatment of gunshot victims, by Senator
Nigerian startup secures $2.1m seed funding from investors
Ambode to open surveyors’ workshop
APC chief to Oyo residents: let’s build on Ajimobi’s foundation
Okorocha: manipulation of Mbaise votes nearly cost me victory in 2015
Why Senate won’t swear in Akwa Ibom Senator
Borno boosts UNIMAID security with N50m
Ashafa preaches unity, love
Bakers seek cut in flour price
Jonathan seeks prayers at parley with ex-ministers
Police probe alleged herdsmen attack in Ondo
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
IBB Backs Restructuring as Jonathan Urges Caution Against Hate Speech
Fashola: N’Assembly’s Personal Attacks Failed to Address Issues I Raised
Delays in Gas Projects Hinder Addition of 2,000MW to National Grid
AfDB President, Adesina, Wins Prestigious World Food Prize
ASUU: 38 Universities Have Increased School Fees Due to Poor Funding
S’Court Takes 15 Years to Deliver Judgment in Land Dispute
Yoruba Assembly Demands Referendum, Says Nigerian Unity Negotiable
N’Assembly Legal Dept Advises Leadership to Stay Action on A’Ibom Senatorial Seat
Shehu Sani: Nigerians Need Update on President’s Health
Na’Allah: Senate Cannot Be Scrapped
Cyber Attack: Nigeria Named among World’s Highest Risk Countries
Seven Suicide Bombers Unleashed on Maiduguri
Abacus Introduces Teaching Aid to Simplify Mathematics
Ooni Rejoices with Muslims, Cautions against Crimes, Hate Speeches
Parent-Teacher Motivation Handbook for Launch
Tension Grips Enugu Community over Farmers, Herdsmen Disagreement
Kogi Leaders Declare Support for Melaye
Police Arrest Suspected Ritualists In Ondo.
IPOB Replies Kwankwaso: Igbo Leaders Can’t Stop Quest for Biafra
IPAC Decries Frustration of Youths in Voter Registration Exercise
AWLO Wants Women Dignity Preserved through Entrepreneurship
Workers’ Strike: Ayade Invokes No-work-no-pay Policy
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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