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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The Nation

  • Buhari and the Twitter story 
  • On threat to weaponise food 
  • Sanwo-Olu: Of impactful leadership 
  • Another presidential gaffe 
  • Reserves, recruitment, ‘just’ constitution
  • Another presidential gaffe 
  • Reserves, recruitment, ‘just’ constitution 
  • Lagos strengthens local councils to create jobs 
  • Twitter ban: How to make internet sane 
  • AfCFTA: Opportunities abound for SMEs in agric 
  • Documents gone as fire razes Asaba NYSC office 
  • NSCDC official shoots bus driver 
  • Two lynched in Benue, Lagos
  • 50 suspected Yahoo boys held in Ibadan 
  • Rep caucus: find Igangan assailants
  • We reject secession, say North Central leaders 
  • Uzodimma blames insecurity on disgruntled politicians  
  • Igbo leaders, SANs: It’s time to end killings 
  • World Bank ties Nigeria’s 1.8% growth to market-based exchange rate
  • Security forces dismantle ESN camp in Imo 
  • MAN, LCCI lament slide in power supply to firms, homes 
  • Twitter suspension throws Reps into rowdy session 
  • When Buhari came for Twitter 
  • Who offended Buhari? Twitter or Nigerians? 
  • As another June 12 beckons 
  • Death in Chinese firm 
  • Hasten work on Zaria-Kano Road
  • An emergency foretold 
  • 250m vaccine doses needed to hit Sept target, says WHO 
  • Enugu begins prosecution of safety violators
  • One million to receive N5,000 stipends for six months
  • IOCs seek improved security, enabling environment for businesses to thrive
  • VPN can expose your bank accounts, data to hackers, APC warns Nigerians 
  • INEC asked to okay Diaspora voting in 2023 
  • Fed Govt to JUSUN: reopen courts 
  • House passes Bill seeking to regulate political parties
  • HURIWA to Fed Govt: scrapping NYSC will worsen criminality 
  • Twitter ban: AGF Malami deactivates account 
  • What next after Ayade’s defection? 
  • What PMB should worry about



  • Residents flee as troops invade IPOB’s security network’s camp in Imo
  • Businessmen arrested over alleged N102m fraud
  • TB Joshua family meets over burial, Senate mourns
  • Buhari, service chiefs, others meet, Uzodimma blames opposition again
  • Why Nigeria cannot prosecute Twitter users
  • Adeboye, Mohammed, Malami and Kumuyi
  • Twitter ban violation: CAN warns as AGF vows to try Adeboye, VIP offenders
  • 200 fresh Nigerian doctors in UK swell list to 8,384
  • Protesters storm Lagos APC secretariat, reject candidates
  • FG shortlists 550,000 for N-Power programme final selection
  • Immigration warns racketeers as passport portal reopens
  • Malami logs into Twitter to deactivate account
  • Fire guts NYSC office in Delta federal secretariat, firefighter falls
  • EFCC arrests 65 suspected Internet fraudsters in Oyo, Abuja, Enugu
  • Police commence probe as Lagos, Benue mobs lynch suspected kidnapper, motorcycle thief
  • Slain Zamfara fruit vendor’s family demands N200m compensation
  • Drivers protest in Rivers as NSCDC official shoots colleague dead
  • Concrete from building under demolition crushes Rivers scavenger
  • FG shortlists 550,000 for N-Power programme final selection
  • Adedayo emerges CITN new president, institute gets exco
  • We must prioritise human development – CIPM
  • SIM-NIN linkage: Telcos lose 19.20 million subscribers in five months
  • Genesis Group MD gets NACCIMA’s award
  • NIP transactions hit N20tn in May, says NIBSS
  • Businessmen arrested over alleged N102m fraud
  • Lagos mechanics, technicians protest alleged takeover of workshops
  • 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
  • Rohr laments key players’ absence as Lions hold Eagles
  • Ikenne attack: Ex-players beg Edo over withdrawal threat
  • Falcons arrive US for four-nation tourney
  • PwCChess4Change tourney begins in Lagos
  • Unpaid Sunshine players receive one month salary
  • Lagos begins Rowe Park renovation
  • Brazil Supreme Court to consider halting Copa America
  • ‘I love you for life’, Kim Kardashian celebrates estranged husband Kanye West
  • Fans react as Tiwa Savage fights dirty with Seyi Shay
  • Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay fight dirty in salon
  • God will expose wicked people around me- Davido
  • TAMPAN lifts suspension on Adams Kehinde, keeps mum on Nkechi Blessing
  • #TwitterBan: Actor Yemi Solade under fire for supporting Buhari




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