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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, June 17, 2021

Punch

  • Okagbare, Brume, Amusan others storm Lagos for Olympics trials
  • Team Nigeria won’t use Puma kits at Olympics –Ministry
  • Ikenne violence: NFF decides case today
  • Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos to quit club
  • I’m compelled to represent Nigeria, says Kamaru Usman
  • Rivers United coach Eguma kidnapped
  • Osaka still set to play Wimbledon, say organisers
  • APC suspends Buhari’s ex-aide for alleged anti-party activities in Kano
  • Appeal Court dismisses Jegede’s case against Akeredolu’s victory
  • APC, PDP clash as INEC picks date for Ekiti gov poll
  • INEC creates additional 56,872 polling units
  • Netflix begins movie production training for Nigerians, others
  • Oniduro Mi: I have no problem with Tope Alabi ― Lanre Teriba
  • Oniduro Mi: Gospel singer Adeyinka Alaseyori sues for peace
  • [UPDATED] Sexual assault: Yomi Fabiyi, others in court as Baba Ijesha is arraigned
  • Simi shuts down pregnancy rumour
  • Your movie roles traumatised us as kids, fans tell Patience Ozokwor
  • Doctor laments as car disappears in Abuja market
  • Ondo CP, Bolaji Salami
  • Soldiers, police, Amotekun hunt bandits over killing of Ondo farmer’s children
  • Victims transfer money to Delta teenager threatening with dummy gun
  • Kano civil servant flee, another arrested over employment scam
  • Five burnt to death as diesel-laden tanker detaches, explodes in Ogun
  • EFCC to prosecute three for alleged currency counterfeiting
  • Police harassing us, seizing our belongings, UNIPORT students allege
  • Gunmen kill cop, one other, abduct two Chinese in Taraba
  • CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele
  • External reserves drop by $1.4bn in two months
  • FG borrowed N1.3tn in four years to subsidise power consumers, firms – World Bank
  • Travellers to access $4,000 as CBN boosts forex supplies
  • Egbin Power plans additional 1,750MW
  • Firm inaugurates filling station with electric charging point
  • Transmission, distribution challenges stalling 3,599MW electricity supply – NDPHC
  • Experts doubt FG’s 25GW power projection
  • Doctor laments as car disappears in Abuja market
  • Soldiers, police, Amotekun hunt bandits over killing of Ondo farmer’s children
  • Alleged rape: Baba Ijesha remanded, Lagos files fresh charges
  • T.B. Joshua: A prophet like no other
  • External reserves drop by $1.4bn in two months
  • FG borrowed N1.3tn in four years to subsidise power consumers, firms – World Bank
  • Man plots fiancée’s murder over N14m, promises killer-herbalist N5m
  • High poverty: Experts back World Bank, fault Buhari, agency compiles list
  • Nigeria becoming killing field, failed state, says Okogie
  • Travellers to access $4,000 as CBN boosts forex supplies
  • Amaechi blames National Assembly for Ibadan-Kano rail project delay

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • Lagos, Kano, Kaduna top INEC polling units list 
  • INEC 2022 timetable raises political tempo in Ekiti, Osun 
  • CDS, Service chiefs, IG in Borno ahead Buhari’s visit 
  • Presidency accuses PDP governors of seeking more cash to blow
  • Gun alone can’t stop security threats, says Army 
  • Bank PHB ex-MD Atuche jailed six years for N25.7b fraud 
  • Media stakeholders ask Reps to curtail NBC’s powers   
  • Fed Govt challenges power stakeholders on delivery 
  • NPAN protests exclusion from public hearing on Press Council Bill 
  • Physicians to Fed Govt: build resilient health systems 
  • Firm opens COVID-19 testing centres 
  • Lagos general hospital to get modular healthcare facility 
  • Why agitation for Biafra lingers, by Uwazuruike 
  • PDP to Lawan: don’t clear Onochie for INEC’s job 
  • Executive Aluta 
  • Agbakoba: I support constitution review, regional autonomy, power devolution  
  • The monsters we made 
  • ‘Road accidents claimed more lives in January than COVID-19, malaria’ 
  • Will Africa be fit for children by 2040? 
  • FEC okays FCT’s N1t land swap plan 
  • JAMB releases 2021 mock result 
  • Sin City’ 
  • Govt will restore FESTAC’s lost glory, says FHA chief Ashafa 
  • Social media companies, nation states and a new world conflict 
  • Ondo poll: Appeal Court partially upholds Jegede’s appeal 
  • A president trapped in age of feudal lords 
  • A tale of two interviews 
  • G7 Summit in Carbis Bay Cornwall and the rest of us 
  • FG’s Special Works Programme: Why the delay in payment? 
  • Governor Bala, please save Ningi from deforestation 
  • Sanwo-Olu’s bold initiatives to combat insecurity 
  • Harnessing digital economy for job creation 
  • T.B. Joshua
  • Sanction overdue 
  • Premier League releases 2021-22 fixtures 
  • Why I apologised to my lesbian daughter, by Charly Boy
  • FG: Road accidents claimed more lives in January than COVID-19, malaria 
  • Woman bags 18 months jail term for stealing jewellery, perfume, others in Osun 
  • EFCC, ICPC get 14 days ultimatum to probe A’Ibom govt over council funds
  • Nigerians abusing anti-malaria drugs – FG 
  • National Assembly and restructuring 
  • Ninth Senate at two: The journey so far 
  • Why Nigeria is missing on international stage 
  • Kudos, knocks for House of Representatives 
  • Is National Assembly living up to expectation? 
  • Bobrisky presents dad Lexus SUV on birthday 
  • Alleged defilement: Baba Ijesha to be tried at High Court 
  • #Oniduromi: Tope Alabi is our mother, says Alaseyori 
  • Ondo Kingmaker slumps, dies while selecting Oba
  • I don’t blame govt for trying to regulate social media, says Carolina Danjuma 
  • Twitter: FG seeks powers to license, regulate internet broadcast, online media 
  • Nigeria as metaphoric Beasts of No Nation
  • VIDEO: Super Falcons’ new player Rosa Ariyo in eye-popping dancing steps during induction 
  • FACT-CHECK: Viral Video of fleeing residents not from Niger State
  • Lawyers: we turned to cab driving, farming during strike 
  • ‘Dialogue, reconciliation will help avoid civil war’ 
  • Why it’s hard to love Nigeria! 
  • Buhari still has a chance 
  • Attention: Lagos CP Odumosu
  • JUST IN: Real Madrid confirm Ramos departure

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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