Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, June 05, 2019

The Guardian

  • Godfathers may hijack ninth National Assembly, opposition warns
  • Kano anti-graft agency recommends Sanusi’s suspension
  • Hundreds of jobs created as technology hubs hit 77
  • At last, Gusau breaks silence on IAAF’s ‘missing’ $130,000
  • Trump’s Republicans warn him against Mexico tariffs
  • Italy faces EU sanctions over high debt, deficit
  • Oando saga: Operators seek FG intervention, laud SEC’s audit outcome
  • Eid attack kills 8 Egypt police in Sinai
  • China’s Xi in Russia to usher ‘new era’ of cooperation
  • South Korea approves $8 million in aid for hungry North
  • Gunfire echoes in Khartoum as protest crackdown leaves 60 dead
  • Two face charges over online image of footballer Sala’s body
  • Sarri wants Italy return after ‘heavy’ year in England
  • Joshua takes shock defeat on the chin
  • Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit dropped
  • Infantino re-elected as FIFA president
  • Semenya: IAAF to fight Swiss court testosterone ruling
  • Transferring 6, 000 policemen out of Lagos?
  • BMW partners Jaguar Land Rover to develop electric engine
  • Kula chiefs task Awara on Wike’s olive branch
  • Ijaw elders charge aspirants on Bayelsa State guber poll
  • Arewa youths say Kalu deserves deputy senate president’s seat
  • High Heels ‘Necessary’, Japan Minister Says After Petition
  • Nollywood Actor Yul Edochie Survives Accident
  • Did The Simpsons Predict Anthony Joshua’s Defeat?
  • ‘Why Nigeria’s import, export procedures failed’
  • National database to capture 10 fingers
  • ‘Nation’s business environment unfriendly for manufacturers’
  • Africa: Saving our languages … preserving our future
  • Power interrupted: Panic at the DisCos
  • Good night Ehigie Osifo



  • Two face charges over online image of footballer Sala’s body
  • Kano Electricity calls for staff committment to achieve N4b monthly target
  • Lure of Italy strong, says Chelsea’s homesick Sarri
  • High heels ‘necessary’, Japan minister says after petition
  • Sallah: Tambuwal promises to complete ongoing projects
  • Zone Deputy Senate President to North West, Gaya tells APC
  • Stop chasing shadows, Nwosu tells Ihedioha
  • Police arrest alleged killer of UNIZIK female undergraduate
  • Secretary-General considers selling New York home as UN faces budget crisis
  • Rihanna beats Beyonce, Madonna to emerge world’s richest female musician
  • NIA blames govt for collapsed buildings in Anambra
  • Protest: Sudan army ruler says open to negotiations ‘with no restriction’
  • PHOTOS: Rainstorm destroys over 50 houses in FCT community
  • Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit dropped —Report
  • Ex-UEFA President, Lennart Johansson dies at 89
  • PHOTOS: Rainstorm destroys over 50 houses in FCT community
  • We’re still in shock, says father of boy electrocuted by Chinese firm’s faulty machine
  • Commercial bus crushes final-year OAU student to death
  • Niger man kills neighbour for making advances to his wife
  • Confusion as land grabbers unleash Oro deity on Ogun community
  • Police sergeant allegedly murders 23-year-old man in Abia
  • 45 malnourished pupils rescued from illegal Islamic school
  • Police apprehend two pipeline vandals in Ogun
  • Two nabbed for unlawful possession of firearms
  • Zone Deputy Senate President to North West, Gaya tells APC
  • Stop chasing shadows, Nwosu tells Ihedioha
  • Speakership: CUPP rejects Gbajabiamila, drags him to court for perjury
  • Looters will account for their deeds, Ihedioha vows
  • Ekiti assembly orders suspended council chairmen to refund N3.6bn
  • Obaseki says time of sharing free money over


The Nation

  • Fulanisation, Islamisation mere blackmail, Group slams Obasanjo 
  • How man, 26 buried his 5-month-old baby alive 
  • ‘Zone with two Senators can’t produce Deputy Senate President’
  • APC’s war of words: call warring leaders to order, Nabena tells Buhari 
  • Outrage over lawmaker’s assault of traffic officer 
  • Sallah: Ganduje secures release of 200 inmates 
  • Breaking: FIFA President Infantino reelected for second term 
  • Buhari calls residents of FCT ‘necessary evil’ 
  • Former UEFA President Lennart Johansson dies at 89 
  • Era of plagiarism, sexual harassment in UNIZIK over – New VC 
  • Killer of female undergraduate student nabbed in Anambra
  • Ihedioha not serious, has no plan for governance, says Nwosu 
  • Eid-el-Fitri: 2 die, 8 injured in Ogun crash
  • Ronaldo’s rape suit dropped in Las Vegas 
  • NSCDC nabs suspected Boko Haram IED logistics supplier in Borno 
  • Hong Kong Open: Quadri on seeding list
  • I am not under pressure, says Oshoala 
  • Foreman offers to help Joshua 
  • Service chiefs urge troops not to despair 
  • British court seizes fresh £211m laundered by Abacha 
  • ‘Scaled social investment key to alleviating poverty’
  • ‘Kalu fit for deputy Senate president’ 
  • AbdulRazaq, Saraki commiserate with Emir of Ilorin over mother’s death
  • Ihedioha to review Imo laws 
  • Buhari vows to secure FCT despite residents not voting for him 
  • Killings in North have nothing to do with religion, says ACF
  • Katsina, firm biker over N66.268b Paris Club refund 
  • Eagles impress Rohr in training
  • ‘Time for sharing govt money is over in Edo’ 
  • Bayelsa aspirants urged to eschew violence




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