Today’s major headlines (Monday, June 9, 2014)


  • Protest as Sanusi, CBN ex-gov, emerges new emir of Kano
  • Corporate philanthropy tackles cancer
  • Alison-Madueke, others for Vienna award
  • Concerns over outcome of confab, by Okunrounmu, Olunloyo
  • South-East Govs condemn pro-Biafra attempt
  • Oboabona worried by Eagles’ lack of communication
  • Kwara tackles youth unemployment
  • Christians kick against proposal to impose taxes on churches
  • Siege On Newspapers: Jonathan is fighting a battle he can’t win – APC
  • CBN fines banks N1.2bn for violating agric credit scheme
  • Boko Haram: Why we can’t probe military budget – Sen Abe
  • Sylva’s APC Chairmanship Aspiration Unsettles Bayelsa
  • June 12: The Date That Refuses to Go Away
  • Emefiele’s blueprint will boost economy — Finance experts
  • Atiku Opens Political Mobilisation Office in Yola
  • USA defeat good for Eagles – Ladipo, Itemuagbor
  • Dokubo-Asari at 50: ‘My encounter with Boko Haram leaders in jail’
  • Armed bandits, traffic gridlocks return to Mile-2, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway
  • Female Suicide Bomber, Soldier Killed in Foiled Bomb Attack in Gombe
  • NGF Reconciliation: Jang tells Amaechi to recognise him as chairman
  • Edo SSG, Party Chairman, Stakeholders to go after Defectors
  • Badeh insists no General is being tried for aiding Boko Haram
  • Davido, Clarence Peters, Tiwa Savage, Flavour win MTV Awards
  • Suspected cattle rustlers rape middle-aged woman to death
  • More crises for Rivers APC as over 100,000 declare for PDP
  • S’East may clinch APC presidential ticket, says Izuogu
  • Obasanjo, Mimiko, Tinubu, others pay tribute to Akunyili
  • Bafarawa, Igbinedion condole Kano Govt over Bayero’s death
  • Military bows to pressure, relaxes search on Newspaper vans
  • House to investigate restriction of order paper to journalists
  • Coalition charges FG to Bring Back Chibok Girls
  • Insurgency: Envoy advocates collective national response to curb menace
  • APC Zoning: Convention C’ttee seeks leaders’ intervention
  • One killed, eight arrested as Police attempt to stop APC rally in Ado-Ekiti
  • Alkali: PDP will use Ekiti guber victory as inroad to South-west
  • Ekiti: Jonathan pledges to provide adequate security to guarantee free, fair election
  • INEC denies Bayelsa Deputy Gov Permanent Voter’s Card
  • Ekiti Election: Poll rates Fayemi above Fayose, Bamidele
  • Political Notes: The gathering storm in Lagos over Federal Roads Taskforce
  • NLNG generated over $50bn for the Nigerian economy in 14 Years
  • Nigeria, South Africa partner to develop gold mining
  • Abolition of charges on cash deposit excites BDC operators
  • FRC appeals judgment on power to register firms
  • Mainstreet Bank bags Payment Standard Certification
  • N5.9Billion dividend excites FCMB Group’s shareholders
  • Shareholders to amend ETI’s Articles of Association
  • Access Bank assures SMEs of increased support
  • ‘Africa needs 18 million jobs annually to tackle unemployment’
  • Nigerian equities close higher despite sell pressure
  • Interbank rates fall on improved liquidity
  • Ecobank acquires Mozambique bank

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