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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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The SUN
Condemns hate speeches –Osinbajo
Quit notice: El-Rufai insists on arresting Arewa youths
You looted Rivers, Wike fires at Amaechi again
Ikoyi, Banana Island, FESTAC, Trade Fair belong Lagos govt. – Okunnu
175 Nigerians return voluntarily from Libya
FG appeals CCT acquittal of Saraki
Ohanaeze youths unfold demands
FG to inject fresh N701bn in power sector
Saudi sacks Crown Prince
Obaseki nominates 18 commissioners
Osinbajo for 2017 National Insurance Conference
APC leaders, youths, others reaffirm support for Amaechi
Recession: South Africa rethinks nuclear plans
JAMB plans supplementary UTME for 85,000 candidates
Suspected Boko Haram attack kills 2 in Maiduguri-Damboa highway
24-hour port operations: Customs demands manifest 7 days before ships arrive
…As NSC seeks 90% containers scanned, 10% physical examination
Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: No change of venue for Nigeria, Cameroon clash -NFF
(www.sunnewsonline.com)

PUNCH
Houses, churches, vehicles submerged by Ibadan flood
$1.2bn loan: GTBank, Access, others get 45% stake in Etisalat
FG appeals, says Saraki’s acquittal unreasonable
Lagos-Kano railway ready by December – Amaechi
Another batch of 175 Nigerians return from Libya
Houses, churches, vehicles submerged by Ibadan flood
Lovers drown as car rolls into river during sex
Banker accuses father-in-law of abducting, renaming son
Igbonla: Parents keep children at home to protest pupils’ abduction
OAU student’s death, God’s wish – Hotel GM
Firefighters attacked for late arrival at fire scene
Robbers kill policeman, siblings on way to bury uncle
Convicted drug courier escapes from prison, caught while sleeping
Shut up or I expose your wife, Amaechi threatens Wike
You can’t intimidate us, IPOB tells Osinbajo
Ondo APC gives chairman seven days ultimatum to resign
Conclude Constitution, Electoral Act amendment before 2019 elections – Party tells NASS
Pace of work on Sango-Ijoko-Akute Road satisfactory – Ogun House Committee
BREAKING: Obaseki sends list of commissioner nominees to Edo assembly
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
$1.2bn loan: GTBank, Access, others get 45% stake in Etisalat
Nigeria loses N140bn weekly to Apapa gridlock – Dangote
High interest rates: Senate panel plans talks with FG
Power: NBET to get second batch of N701bn lifeline
‘Executive order, opportunity to correct aviation industry’s problems’
AMDON, Media Concepts partner to curb vehicle theft
Adamu invited many young girls to his house for sex — Cook
How To Get Official Tickets For The $123,000,000 U.S.A Mega Millions?
INEC gives condition for Melaye’s recall, Bello attacks senator
(www.punchng.com)

Vanguard
$3m bribery scandal: ICPC gets nod to re-arraign Farouk Lawan, July 5
Nigeria to witness more malaria cases as mosquitoes develop resistance
Naira stable at N364/$
We‘ll deploy govt’s apparatus against those threatening Nigeria…, Osinbajo tells traditional rulers
Quit notice: No going anywhere, Ndigbo vow
Facts Versus Fiction: Why Obama worked against Jonathan in 2015 – Omokri
2017: Ndi Anambra at it again
Mikel, Musa, Moses ‘ll stop Cameroon, says Onigbinde
Renewable Energy: We will render generating sets operators “jobless” – Osinbajo
Labour rejects Port, Harbours bill
Nigeria loses N140bn to Apapa gridlock weekly —- Aliko Dangote
Rain destroys 150 houses in Kano
Building collapse: Lagos files fresh charges against Lekki gardens’ MD, others
(www.vanguardngr.com)

Guardian
Banks take over Etisalat over $1.2 billion debt
Power sector loses N1.43 billion in one day to gas, grid constraints
‘Zombie government’ braces for UK parliament test
NFF sure Rohr’s trip to Russia will help Eagles cage Lions
Igbo seek UN protection
‘My presence at global IT forum attracted $4 billion to Nigeria’
Brussels station bomber identified
Dangote says Nigeria loses N140 billion to Apapa gridlock weekly
‘My presence at global IT forum attracted $4 billion to Nigeria’
Worry for Nigeria’s budget as oil prices fall to seven-month low
Court adjourns Shema’s ex parte motion till July 25
Kaduna dry port to boost export by $50b yearly, says El-Rufai
(www.guardian.ng)

The Nation
175 Nigerians ‘voluntarily’ return from Libya
EFCC grills ex-Army chief Minimah over arms deals
Access Bank, others may take over Etisalat
Floods submerge houses, roads in Ibadan
Abandoned Fed Govt’s assets worries Okunnu
Osun senatorial by-election: Youths back Hussein
‘Looters’ behind separatist agitations, says Magu
$115m ‘Diezani bribe’: Lawmaker freed as ex-minister surrenders to EFCC
Aboderin chairs African Media Initiative
Alleged $500,000 bribe: Prosecution shuns Lawan’s trial
Council workers urge Southwest governors to clear salary arrears
DSS shuns Metuh’s request to produce Dasuki in court
Akeredolu signs 2017 budget
(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Thisday
NCC Steps in, Says Etisalat’s Licence Not Transferable
Again, Osinbajo Warns FG Won’t Condone Threat to Citizens’ Lives
I&E FX Window May Stop Nigeria’s Demotion from MSCI Index
Killer Heat Waves Imminent in 2017, UN Warns
PACAC, ACCA, to Hold Anti-Corruption Conference in Abuja
GAVI: Nigeria Has Highest Number of Under-immunised Children Globally
FG: ERGP Implementation Plan will Not Affect Budget Performance
NBS: GDP by Expenditure Declined by 2.4% in Q3 2016
Dangote: Nigeria Loses N140bn to Apapa Gridlock Weekly
African Media Initiative Announces Election of New Board Chair
Number of Registered Voters Hits 71m, Says INEC
FG to Procure Four New Locomotives for Abuja-Kaduna Rail Line
Ambode Demands Return of Federal Assets in Lagos
UK Parliamentary Election: FG Congratulates Britons of Nigerian Descent
Crude Oil Price Falls to Seven-month Low on Global Oversupply
15 Opposition Parties Plan Coalition
Ohanaeze Youths Reply Arewa, Demand Referendum in Igbo Land
Boko Haram Invades Borno Highway, Kills Eight
Appeal Court Dismisses EFCC’s Application against Fayose
FG: We Did Not Scrap CRK from Curriculum
Tension in Finance Ministry as Workers Protest over Welfare Package
DSS Releases Capital Oil MD, Ifeanyi Ubah
IPOB Berates Osinbajo over Alleged Threat to Jail Biafra Agitators
(www.thisdaylive.com)

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