News, People

Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, June 8, 2021


  • Ogun man stabs bricklayer to death over N20,000 debt
  • Ogun community, police differ as suspected herdsmen kill three farmers
  • Twitter ban wrong, dictatorial and counter-productive
  • IGP’s wife threat on ‘beer parlours’
  • Police confused on mass trial order, Adeboye, Kumuyi defy Twitter ban
  • Mbaka flays DSS summons, says I can’t be ‘dumfounded’
  • TB Joshua: Ondo community market shut, brother recalls last encounter
  • Amputee woman accuses LASUTH of negligence, demands compensation
  • Experts condemn 3,689MW power generation despite CBN interventions
  • Lagos lists abandoned buildings, orders clampdown on criminals
  • Newly-promoted NSCDC official killed in Abuja kidnappers’ambush
  • Amputee woman accuses LASUTH of negligence, demands compensation
  • Osun police trail cultists for killing one, arrest 21-year-old man
  • Seven suspected Internet fraudsters arrested in Abuja
  • Two fish sellers killed as car runs into Ogun stationary truck
  • Seven years after mass abduction, FG renovates Chibok school
  • Nigeria among top three countries with electricity deficits – World Bank
  • Experts condemn 3,689MW power generation despite CBN interventions
  • National Assembly concludes PIB deliberations, Gbajabiamila says bill not anti-business
  • Airports authority unveils equipment to curb bird strikes
  • 40 billion reserves, 4mbpd production achievable through marginal oilfields – FG
  • Nigeria blessed with agric, mining for export, says Minister
  • Ecobank seeks to raise $300m from debt markets
  • INEC prepares for voter registration, concludes polling units’ expansion
  • Anambra APC aspirants in rush as form submission ends
  • Ayade’s aides refuse to defect, resign, Presidency hails gov
  • Atiku/Soludo 2023 posters handiwork of mischief makers – APGA, ex-vp
  • Buhari appoints aides for wife on admin, women affairs, health
  • Anambra: Metuh rallies PDP aspirants, insists party will win
  • Ayade, a material for national politics —Garba Shehu
  • Mischief makers behind presidential campaign posters, says Atiku
  • NPFL longest unbeaten run thrills Akwa gaffer
  • Onuachu wins Ebony Shoe award
  • Friendlies: Can Rohr end six-game winless run as Eagles battle Lions?
  • We ran to a farm for safety after Remo fans attacked us – Insurance player
  • Nadal beats Sinner to reach French Open quarter-finals
  • De Bruyne joins Belgium Euro 2020 squad after surgery
  • Simon Biles claims US Women all-around title for seventh time
  • Wizkid changes Instagram name to Big Wiz
  • Nigerian music industry has helped youths move from abject poverty to wealth — Olabode
  • I had four accidents before heeding God’s call –Soul E Baba
  • Why I attempted suicide in 2018 — Real Warri Pikin
  • Tonto Dikeh, Eniola Badmus, others mourn TB Joshua
  • I sold my SUV to raise business capital – Skalid Obi


The Nation

  • Why Apapa gridlock persists, by Sanwo-Olu 
  • IG suspends issuance of tinted permit, SPY number plate 
  • Atiku decries increasing killings 
  • UNICEF earmarks $10m to combat malnutrition 
  • INEC set to publish new polling units 
  • Navy launches multipurpose ship in Dubai 
  • We must raise patriotic children, First Lady tells women 
  • We haven’t retired any senior officer, says DHQ 
  • NGF 30-man team visits Lagos to understudy state’s IGR template 
  • Communities shut markets, shops to honour T B Joshua 
  • Fed Govt declares attacks on public assets terror act
  • Four million bpd oil production is target
  • ‘Twitter suspended for threatening national security’
  • Buhari admonishes security synergy to combat criminality 
  • Sultan: Those pushing for Nigeria’s disintegration satanic 
  • Founding chair quits as Ebube Agu’s fail to take off 
  • Minister inaugurates remodeled Chibok School
  • X-raying Kingibe’s role as special envoy to Chad
  • Senior lawyers analyse Buhari’s comment 
  • Pros, cons of CJN’s Supreme Court proposal 
  • APGA and politics of succession in Anambra
  • What is Bello up to? 
  • What next after Ayade’s defection? 
  • Kano’s COVID-19 battle 
  • Govt negligence, herdsmen, climate change crippling farming in Anambra 
  • What PMB should worry about 
  • Twitter tango and other matters
  • My trip to Europe is about America rallying the world’s democracies 
  • NYSC urges corps members to avoid protest
  • I regret taking alcohol in BBNaija House, says Erica 
  • Twitter suspension in national interest, security — Onyeama 
  • I want a baby, says Don Jazzy as fans react 
  • Sanwo-Olu reacts to suspension of Twitter operations 
  • Why we want TB Joshua buried in Arigidi, by monarch
  • IPOB order and the game option 
  • Uneasy calm in Ibarapa over Saturday attack on Igangan community 
  • FOI Act at 10  
  • NSCDC commissions female squad to secure schools in FCT, Katsina 
  • Who wants to rename Nigeria? 
  • Constitutional review: Questions for lawmakers




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