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Latest news this afternoon (Thursday, June 20, 2019)

Punch

  • NAFDAC bans production of smaller packs of Sniper
  • BREAKING: Johnson extends lead, Javid out of race for next British PM
  • 2019 AFCON: Okala appeals to Nigerians to support Super Eagles with prayers
  • Ghanaian varsity sacks Nigerian professor over ‘inciteful comments’
  • FIFA’s Samoura to oversee African football reforms
  • Buhari meets with President Talon of Benin Republic
  • BREAKING: Gunmen kill Rivers varsity lecturer
  • Court orders NIS to pay ex-staff N9.7m
  • Malaysian PM criticises ‘ridiculous’ charges over MH17
  • Plane crash in northern Kazakhstan kills one
  • Five things to know about new NNPC GMD
  • South Africa president to deliver state-of-nation address
  • Lagos govt prosecutes 13 over alleged assault on LASTMA officials
  • Tennis: Nadal to prepare for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event
  • Court remands LAWMA official in Kirikiri prisons over assault
  • Court orders NIS to pay ex-staff N9.7m
  • Plane crash in northern Kazakhstan kills one
  • Lagos govt prosecutes 13 over alleged assault on LASTMA officials
  • Court remands LAWMA official in Kirikiri prisons over assault
  • Seven children missing after vehicle falls into canal in India
  • Enugu police arrest suspected robber
  • Wild elephant gores farmer to death
  • Ex-microfinance bank MD arraigned for alleged fraud
  • Visa-seeking banker accuses SARS of extortion, detention in Lagos…says he paid to avoid missing interview

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • Buhari inaugurates NEC   2:02 PM
  • Avoid fake lifestyle, musician advises colleagues
  • Sanwo-Olu appoints Oke-Osanyintolu as LASEMA GM
  • Businessman docked for allegedly defrauding Senator of N33m
  • Immigration commences issuance of 10-year e-passport at Ikoyi office 
  • Avoid fake lifestyle, musician advises colleagues 
  • Sanwo-Olu appoints Oke-Osanyintolu as LASEMA GM 
  • Businessman docked for allegedly defrauding Senator of N33m 
  • Immigration commences issuance of 10-year e-passport at Ikoyi office 
  • Omo-Agege appoints Igbuzor, Odunuga, Owoeye-Wise as top aides 
  • Breaking: Atletico sign Marco Llorente on 5-year deal 
  • Task force arrests, prosecutes 13 seven-up workers for traffic offence 
  • Man loses 11-year-old marriage for threatening wife’s life with gun 
  • Breaking: Tension in Bauchi Assembly as two Speakers emerge 
  • Attempt to discredit 2019 election, wasted efforts, says Nabena 
  • NAFDAC to ban Paraquat, Atrazine products in Nigeria 
  • Breaking: Blame Oshiomhole for Edo Assembly crisis, says Idahosa 
  • Buratai, others have outlived their usefulness, ADP tells Buhari 
  • Just In: Buhari, Benin Republic President meet in Aso Rock 
  • 7 children missing after vehicle falls into canal 
  • Imo youths threaten to shutdown oil firm over ‘neglect’
  • 2019 FIFA WWC: England ready to attack business end of tournament 
  • Review Oando’s sanction, CSO tells SEC 
  • VAR under fire as Argentina beats Scotland 
  • FIFA to take over running of CAF 
  • Femi Kuti, others to perform at opening ceremony of 2019 AFCON
  • Buhari believes in Abiola’s victory in 1993, Says Ogun Gov
  • Breaking: Kyari replaces Baru as NNPC GMD 
  • France 2019: Necessary baptism of fire for Sade Adamolekun 
  • Amuneke’s Taifa Stars will not be cheap – Djamel Belmadi 
  • Joshua meets former US President Obama
  • AFCON 2019: Players’ ailment not serious 
  • AFCON: Nigeria are always favourites, says Adepoju 
  • Kogi monarchs seek Buhari’s backing for Bello’s second term 
  • 69 people killed in Niger bandits’ attack, ex-senator insists 
  • Court: Kaduna religious bill violates human rights
  • Extreme poverty in Nigeria worrisome, says Osinbajo 
  • Community protests encroachment on land
  • Boko Haram: Buhari, Borno governor meet over security  
  • Presidency: Obasanjo invited to Democracy Day celebration 
  • Troops kill more terrorists in Borno
  • FAAN hails Uguwanyi on airport security 
  • Kwara NYSC camp not fit for human living, says AbdulRazaq 
  • Fire guts Gombe Main Market shops 
  • GCIOBA ’89 set holds reunion, dinner

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

The Guardian

  • Court nullifies Kaduna’s bill to regulate pastors
  • Don’t panic, we’re Ebola-free, FG assures Nigerians
  • Refineries N141b losses surpass allocations to critical sectors
  • Eagles ready for African Nations Cup war, says Iwobi
  • US Senate to vote on blocking Saudi arms sales
  • Pompeo ups pressure on Russia over four MH17 accused
  • Iran says shot down US drone over its territory
  • Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death ‘irresponsible’
  • South Africa president to deliver state-of-nation address
  • Kim regime ‘could collapse within 20 years’
  • Serbia president ‘99% sure’ Kosovo talks will be dropped
  • Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban
  • Messi rescues Argentina as Paraguay pay penalty
  • Set up a presidential council for sport, Adelabu tells Buhari
  • Non-league side knocks Enyimba out of Aiteo Cup
  • Babyface gets new opponent as Ghanaian pulls out
  • True federalism momentum for Nigeria
  • State universities and unending crisis over tuition hike
  • Don’t panic, we’re Ebola-free, FG assures Nigerians
  • Refineries N141b losses surpass allocations to critical sectors
  • ompeo ups pressure on Russia over four MH17 accused
  • Iran says shot down US drone over its territory
  • Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death ‘irresponsible’
  • South Africa president to deliver state-of-nation address
  • Kim regime ‘could collapse within 20 years’
  • Serbia president ‘99% sure’ Kosovo talks will be dropped
  • The history behind AFCON 2019 match venues
  • The history behind AFCON 2019 match venues
  • Nigerian Police apprehend nursing mother with AK47
  • 3 men in Kenya convicted of 2015 Garissa University attack that killed 148 people
  • Jamal Khashoggi: UN finds ‘credible evidence’ linking Saudi crown prince to murder
  • Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban
  • Messi rescues Argentina as Paraguay pay penalty
  • Set up a presidential council for sport, Adelabu tells Buhari
  • FIFA to send Samoura to CAF as high commissioner
  • Non-league side knocks Enyimba out of Aiteo Cup
  • Babyface gets new opponent as Ghanaian pulls out
  • True federalism momentum for Nigeria
  • State universities and unending crisis over tuition hike
  • Buhari, Atiku and ‘controversial’ INEC server
  • Stakeholders canvas e-voting as panacea to Nigeria’s electoral woes
  • Seventh Delta Assembly kicks off amid concerns, expectations
  • Michel Casavecchia Speaks On The Complexities And Inspiration Behind D’usse

(www.guardian.ng)

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