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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, June 2, 2020


  • INEC meets party leaders, decries frequent by-elections
  • Tribunal dismisses party’s request to join Bayelsa gov petition
  • Court stops Oshiomhole’s arrest over Edo fraud indictment
  • Oyo pays N180m gratuity to 2013 retirees
  • Buhari hosts Obaseki, APC govs meet Oshiomhole, NWC
  • Nasarawa gov inaugurates army special forces HQ
  • Stock market begins June with N25bn gain
  • Nasarawa SSG indicted on N1bn scandal, to refund N248m
  • Tina’s killing: Lagos command indicts two policemen
  • Court remands three suspected killers of NYSC member
  • CAN awaits details as FG opens churches, mosques, relaxes curfew
  • IG deploys squad as protest rocks Benin over UNIBEN student’s killing
  • Boko Haram built battle trenches in Borno community –DHQ
  • Biafra: When will Nigeria learn any lesson?
  • Ex-oil firm engineer jailed for raping tenant’s niece
  • Ex-oil firm engineer jailed for raping tenant’s niece
  • NMA, resident doctors knock Abiodun over comment on strike
  • Hospital frees patients detained over inability to settle bills
  • Group tackles firm over power supply to Lagos community
  • Gunmen abduct resident doctor in Delta
  • Niger police nab suspected DCO killer three years after
  • UNIBEN undergraduate killers’ll be brought to book – IGExcess vitamin C can cause organ failure — Pharmacists
  • Why Nigerian mums are killing their babies – Expert
  • Some social habits may be gone forever
  • 16 test positive for COVID-19 in Brazilian club
  • Why we extended Ighalo’s loan deal – Manchester United
  • Manchester United confirm Odion Ighalo’s loan extension
  • INEC meets party leaders, decries frequent by-elections
  • Group asks court to compel DSS, police to probe Omo-Agege
  • Aggressive campaigns gave us LG poll victory –Benue PDP
  • Ondo SDP faction suspends Olu Agunloye
  • Edo polls: APC govs arrive National Secretariat
  • Direct or indirect primary, I’ll emerge APC candidate –Akeredolu


The Nation

  • Ending food importation in Nigeria 
  • Bauchi: the sword threatens the pen 
  • COVID-19 deniers and other matters 
  • Ending food importation in Nigeria 
  • Bauchi: the sword threatens the pen 
  • COVID-19 deniers and other matters 
  • Debts: Why we should worry 
  • Corona tale of two governors 
  • Court halts APC chair’s trial by Edo Govt, Obaseki 
  • Obaseki: my relationship with Oshiomhole still frosty 
  • Kano increases free hours, opens markets 
  • Osun govt, clerics to meet on worship centres
  • CAN happy with reopening plan 
  • Budget deficit hits N4.5tr, says DMO DG
  • Banks, hotels, others back as govt reopens businesses 
  • 11 Lagos councils, Abuja, Ota lead in COVID-19 cases 
  • IG’s forensic team in Edo to investigate UNIBEN student’s death 
  • Why maritime crime persists in Gulf of Guinea  1:34 AM
  • Two years after, National Single Window remains in limbo 
  • Executive Order 10: An instrument for strengthening our constitutional institutions 
  • New vista as planes get set for domestic travels
  • PDP, Fayemi trade words over ‘sale of Governor’s Lodge’ 
  • Strategy for post-COVID-19 agriculture financing in Nigeria
  • Obaship crisis splits Ekiti community 
  • Bayelsa confirms one death, nine fresh cases 
  • Navy lifts Ogun community with PPE, others 
  • Ex-lawmaker lauds Oyetola for containing pandemic in Osun
  • ‘How Aregbesola helped boost rights activism’  
  • Navy unveils 40-bed space isolation centre for personnel 
  • Leading your organisation through pandemic
  • Bello locks down Kabba/Bunu council for 14 days 
  • BREAKING: COVID-19 hits 10578 cases in Nigeria 
  • Day Ngige feted kinsmen
  • Ondo records two deaths
  • Nigerian scientists seek financial assistance for preventive vaccines’ research 
  • Adeyemi doles out N3.1m palliatives to Kogi West 
  • Food Security: FG to engage 774,000 youths within six months 
  • COVID-19: FG suspends evacuation of Nigerians abroad 
  • Ayade’s crocodile tears 
  • Man, 45, bags 15-year jail term for raping his tenant’s niece 
  • Oyo APC, PDP trade words over Makinde’s first year in office 
  • FIRS mulls charges on ATMs, WhatsApp
  • Alleged corruption: Court stops prosecution of Oshiomhole 
  • Biafra ready for independence – Nnamdi Kanu 
  • UPDATED: Oshiomhole insists on direct primary in Edo 
  • #JusticeforUwa: IGP deploys investigative, forensic support to Edo




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