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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, June 19, 2021

The Nation

  • My wife would have lived if she received prompt medical attention -Husband of late celebrity chef Peju Ugboma 
  • The making of civil bandits, jobless billionaires 
  • Controversy trails death of teen hit by stray bullet in Delta 
  • FG appoints Mikel Obi Youth Ambassador
  • Villagers set 70-yr-old man’s houses ablaze for killing mentally-challenged teenager
  • Small Doctor: Politicians should be selfless 
  • Ohanaeze rejects calls to take over Ebubeagu from governors 
  • ASUU threatens strike over non payment of salaries, remittance of check off dues 
  • African Legends Night: Onyeka, Salawa to join Salif Keita for show 
  • Sometimes my sister denies knowing me, Denrele reveals 
  • Gunmen kill doctor in Niger 
  • Olakira: Why I can’t sing about drugs or violence 
  • Fintiri reshuffles cabinet 
  • Fresh crisis rocks Nasarawa NLC as health workers pull out of negotiation
  • It’s Enugu East’s turn to produce governor, Speaker, Nwobodo, others tell Ugwuanyi 
  • Enugu community decries incessant kidnapping of villagers by herdsmen 
  • Respect constituted authorities, OML boss urges oil company
  • President Buhari immortalize Chuba Okadigbo 
  • Citizens owe themselves good leadership
  • Kano: Shekarau’s wisdom as Ganduje’s gain 
  • Why spouses cheat (2) 
  • Five confirmed dead, 25 vehicles burnt in Lagos tanker fire 
  • Kano ‘blasphemous’ singer apologises as DSS intervenes 
  • Olu of Warri tussle: How armed thugs invaded court, chased out judge
  • Security, technology and knowledge
  • Living on the fringe…Sad, sorry world of Sokoto’s Almajirai 
  • Criminal herdsmen in Ibarapa aided by jobless indigenes —Igboho monarch
  • Why we bankrolled Kelani’s Ayinla, by First Bank’s CEO
  • Oniduro saga: Tope Alabi apologises over comment 
  • How false killer herdsmen alarm caused panic in Lagos community 
  • Consolidated revenue fund overdrawn by N2.48tr, says Auditor-General
  • What do Fulani herders do to get meat to the market at the cheapest cost? 
  • I made N70,000 daily supplying bread to bandits, abducted varsity students, says suspect
  • New dawn for Super Falcons 
  • PMB and the perception question 
  • Buhari to attend ECOWAS mid-year summit in Accra 
  • Death toll in Bauchi cholera outbreak rises to 42 
  • Court acquits Senator Nwaoboshi of N322m fraud charge 
  • Guterres sworn in for 2nd term as UN Secretary-General
  • Scores killed as troops, vigilantes ambush Kebbi students’ kidnappers
  • INEC begins online voter registration on June 28 – Official 
  • Tinubu congratulates Akeredolu over Court of Appeal victory
  • Supreme Court affirms 12-year jail for ex-ICPC board nominee 
  • Sanwo-Olu inaugurates four Ikoyi roads 
  • I have not sacked any civil servant, only 99 appointees sacked – El-Rufai 
  • APC govs agree to implement judicial, legislative autonomy 
  • Boyfriend of #EndSARS protester who gave birth in prison in hiding 
  • My 2023 Benue governorship aspiration intact – Orbunde 
  • Military retires 343 soldiers 
  • Ohanaeze, IPOB kick over northern groups’ N100m bounty on Nnamdi Kanu
  • Ortom urges more states to enact ranching law 
  • Sanusi: I won’t join politics 
  • Twitter: Adamu Garba’s many troubles 
  • Executive Order 10: Governors teeth still on edge 
  • Uzodimma’s quaint equity 
  • Iberiberism upsets the presidency 
  • Edo PDP: The cost of victory 
  • Iwo Road mayhem: Blame Makinde for empowering Auxilliary, says NURTW 
  • Ghetto life motivated me to hustle hard – Olamide
  • Supreme Court affirms 12-year jail term for ex-ICPC board nominee



  • Mining society to probe cause of soot in Rivers
  • Why Buhari cut off military supplies to Man O’ War clubs in 1981 –Don
  • Why I can’t be with one woman — Singer Tekno
  • Civil servants more corrupt than politicians, Senate panel declares
  • 10 ways to raise smart kids
  • No going back on grazing routes recovery – FG
  • Murder so cruel: How popular Ibadan thug, Auxiliary’s gang killed 36-year-old father of newborn twins
  • My four-month-old daughter watched as military officer shot her dad in head –Wife of Germany-based Nigerian killed in Imo
  • I’ll continue having kids without revealing my husband –Halima Abubakar
  • APC convention: Governors, power blocs intensify lobby for party structure
  • Viral video shows traditionalist chasing cows out of Ondo community
  • Chinese restaurant’s manager, four other workers die, Filipino injured in Lagos explosion
  • Senator-Peter-Nwaoboshi
  • Court clears Senator Nwaoboshi of N322m money laundering charges
  • Police tighten security as fresh Ibadan gang war claims lives
  • Iwo road mayhem: Govt should fish out my son’s killers —Grieving mother
  • Kebbi abduction: Student killed as troops engage bandits
  • Residents, motorists lament rising robberies, killings in Lagos communities
  • CP orders cops’ training as 127 suspected traffic robbers arrested in Lagos
  • Lagos court jails three for N65m fraud
  • Unemployment to push more Nigerians into poverty – NESG
  • Rainy season: Prepare for severe air turbulence, NiMet warns airlines
  • Community blames Shell for oil spill devastation, company cites vandalism
  • Return of fuel subsidies disturbing, IMF tells FG
  • CBN grants Lotus Bank non-interest banking licence
  • Exchange-traded fund market cap hits N20.32bn –NGX
  • Lafarge Africa redeems N33.6bn bond
  • Ekiti APC suspends two for allying with pro-Tinubu group
  • APC convention: Governors, power blocs intensify lobby for party structure
  • Insecurity shouldn’t stop 2023 elections – Kokori
  • We’ll pass electoral bill before July ending – Reps
  • APC, one year after Oshiomhole’s exit
  • Anambra gov poll: APGA will win again, says chieftain
  • Voters’ registration to resume June 28 –INEC
  • Presidential response to our communique a disgrace -PDP govs
  • 2020/21: A season ruined by violence, refs, players assault
  • Sports ministry appoints Mikel youth ambassador
  • NFF fines Remo Stars N.9m over Ikenne violence
  • AFN trials: Electronic timer fails to work, denies Amusan African record
  • FG appoints Mikel Obi youth ambassador
  • Eriksen discharged from hospital after ‘successful operation’ – Danish FA
  • Euro 2020: Ronaldo has quality to break my record, says Daei
  • Why I can’t be with one woman — Singer Tekno
  • BBNaija Reunion: I wanted loyalty not relationship, Nengi tells Ozo, Prince
  • Parents, teachers, others lament as boobs, butts, drugs dominate music videos
  • BBNaija Reunion: Dorathy accuses Ozo of backbiting
  • I got PhD on merit, not with cash –Eucharia Anunobi
  • Why we told our children about their mum’s rape ordeal –Timi Dakolo




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