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Here are the major headlines for Friday, June 21, 2019

The Guardian

  • Nepotism is corruption, Obasanjo tells presidency
  • MAN, CIBN rally support for clamp­down on smugglers
  • Kogi stakeholders divided over Bello’s second term
  • John Obi Mikel returns to land of Pharaohs 13 years after historic strike
  • Paucity of funds threatens ninth House of Reps’ takeoff
  • LASTMA allays fears of motorists on traffic law enforcement
  • Telecos take NCAA to federal government over mast demolition plan
  • Presidency harps on peace in Benin Republic
  • NNPC gets new GMD, seven COOs
  • Umahi promises South-East governors won’t exclude farmers, herders
  • My abductors forced me to trek in forest for 12 hours, freed ex-minister’s son narrates ordeal
  • Aiteo Cup Men’s Round of 16 Fixtures
  • Rohr wants Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi to score more
  • Gernot Rohr tips Egypt, Senegal, Morocco for title
  • NNPC pledges support for NTA/HotSports broadcast of African Nations Cup
  • Time to get serious with women’s football
  • Committee begins preparations for Leopard Ladies Tourney
  • Muhammad-Bande: Our man atop the UN
  • Abdullateef is 2019 Amir-ul Hajj for Lagos
  • Votes recount: PDP, Ashiru head to Appeal Court
  • Aspirants reject indirect primaries for Kogi governorship election
  • Of Ekweremadu’s shenanigans and lure of public office
  • Remembering Michael Jackson Ten Years After His Death
  • Mafikizolo’s Nhlanhla Nciza And Husband Split ‘Amicably’ After 15 Years
  • Watch: Nicki Minaj Makes A Comeback With “Megatron”
  • UN tasks Nigeria on  entrepreneurship, job creation
  • ‘New NNPC appointments to spur reserves’ increase, reforms’
  • Shareholder group criticises new recapitalisation directive
  • Quit the blame game
  • Faith, technology and sciences as vehicles of development
  • When will Nigeria be sweeter than honey?
  • FG to provide identification for all Nigerians in five years
  • Lagos aims to become technology talent hub
  • Galaxy Backbone reaffirms local partnership for space segment, satellite services
  • CAN chairman wants Danfo buses banned from Lagos roads
  • Feminism 101: Decoding and defining the movement
  • A person donating bloodHow sharp practices, insufficient banks, ill-equipped facilities threaten safe blood transfusion in 
  • Remembering Michael Jackson Ten Years After His Death
  • Mafikizolo’s Nhlanhla Nciza And Husband Split ‘Amicably’ After 15 Years
  • Watch: Nicki Minaj Makes A Comeback With “Megatron”
  • UN tasks Nigeria on  entrepreneurship, job creation

(www.guardian.ng)

Punch

  • CUPP faults Lawan for withdrawing Adedayo’s nomination as media aide
  • 14,036 Nigerians return from Libya, France others in 26 months
  • Women’s World Cup: USA the ‘target’ in knockouts, says Lloyd
  • At least 44 dead in India bus accident
  • Football: Africa Cup of Nations fixtures
  • Copa America: Japan, Uruguay draw after new VAR controversy
  • AFCON 2019: Salah, Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat
  • Petr Cech returns to Chelsea
  • Unemployment: CBN promises seven-year loans for corpers
  • NYSC withdraws corps members posted to areas affected by banditry
  • Father of rapper who fell to death from Lagos apartment seeks justice
  • Gunman opens fire on wedding guests in Kano
  • American defrauds Nigerians seeking Green Card of $565,000
  • INEC’s mysterious server of unending controversy
  • How Africa Cup of Nations works
  • NYSC withdraws corps members posted to areas affected by banditry
  • Father of rapper who fell to death from Lagos apartment seeks justice
  • Gunman opens fire on wedding guests in Kano
  • American defrauds Nigerians seeking Green Card of $565,000
  • Landlord’s brother-in-law allegedly kills tenant in Lagos
  • Domestic worker stabs boss to death two days after employment
  • Robbers killed Rivers varsity lecturer for recognising one of them – Police
  • Another final-year UNN student commits suicide
  • I needed a child to call me mother – Suspected baby thief
  • Unemployment: CBN promises seven-year loans for corpers
  • PDP sets up committee to investigate members over NASS elections
  • 2015 election: Belgore tells court how N450m was shared
  • Outcry forces Lawan to withdraw media aide’s appointment
  • Nigeria’s current situation is precarious, says PDP
  • Bauchi lawmakers hold parallel inauguration, elect separate Speakers

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • AFCON 2019: 10 Interesting facts about the Africa’s biggest football tournament 
  • Fernando Torres announces retirement 
  • Three men docked for stealing five phones from students
  • Six things you probably didn’t know about new NNPC GMD 
  • ‘Why I stole three-day-old baby from Jos hospital’
  • AFCON 2019: Don’t underrate Burundi, Finidi warns Eagles 
  • Egypt 2019…Africa’s soccer fiesta begins 
  • DSS parades ‘fake doctor’ for killing 15 patients 
  • ‘Collapsed Synagogue building was in perfect condition’ 
  • ‘Prophet’ kills, buries housewife after meeting on facebook 
  • ‘UNIBEN student was raped before committing suicide’ 
  • Why Buhari removed Baru as NNPC GMD
  • Ighalo hopes to have successful tournament 
  • 2019 AFCON Home Kit Rankings: Eagles jersey ranked 2nd 
  • I don’t eat Eba – Mikel Obi
  • Boko Haram releases female Corp member after six months
  • Soldiers get training on human rights 
  • APC rejects Edo, Bauchi Assembly inaugurations 
  • ‘Nigeria hosts over 36,000 Cameroonian refugees’ 
  • Edo specialist hospital opens three years after 
  • Oshiomhole should intervene in Edo APC crisis, says ex-aide 
  • Emmanuel to modernise camp facilities 
  • We’ll engage traditional rulers to improve security, says Makinde
  • Three teachers, student held for alleged exam malpractice 
  • EFCC re-arraigns American over $1.2m ‘Green Card fraud’ 
  • Lagos to integrate sexual education in curriculum 
  • Monarch to Army chief: call your men to order 
  • Council donates five 500 KVA transformers
  • Oke-Osanyintolu, Bolowotan get Sanwo-Olu’s appointments 
  • Cleric seeks special pay for military, police 
  • ‘Those fighting Akpabio will fail’  3:13 AM
  • Make positive impact on your hosts, Fayemi tells corps members 
  • Obiano donates N10m for NYSC members’ feeding
  • El-Rufai promises tight security
  • Umahi advises members on nation-building, unity 
  • Why President replaced Baru with Kyari 
  • Kyari is NNPC boss as Buhari rejects tenure extension for Baru
  • ‘Military must act fast to boost soldiers’ morale’ 
  • Sagay cautions on absolute powers for governors over state police 
  • Governors endorse state police to fight criminals
  • PDP governors condemm police ‘raid’ on Ishaku’s Abuja residence 
  • Banditry, Kidnapping, cultism: NEC sets up Security, Policing Committee 
  • BREAKING: 2019 FIFA WWC: Super Falcons qualify for round of sixteen 
  • UPDATED: FG to proscribe Almajiri, other groups 
  • ACFTA: former President Obasanjo urges FG to sign 

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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