Headlines in Nigerian Newspapers Today [June 6 2017]

Headlines in Nigerian Newspapers Today [June 6 2017]

In The Newspapers on June 6.

Before heading to the newspaper stand this morning, check out the Stories that made headlines today. We reviewed headlines from The Punch, Vanguard, The Sun, This Day, The Nation, Authority, Tribune, Daily Sun and Other national dailies.


  • ‘Nigeria needs as many anti-corruption laws as possible’
  • Recalled judges: Lawyers disagree on whether FG should apologise
  • FG to partner NBA on Justice for All
  • Hike in conference fee
  • PDP’s Dokpesi, others attend APDA launch
  • Defection to APC political cowardice — Dakingari
  • Wike asks court to stop house search
  • Court strikes out case against Jigawa ex-commissioners
  • Adeyemi wants Dino probed
  • Why I’m not afraid of talking — Al-Mustapha
  • 2019 gov’ship ticket: Group makes case for Zamfara Central
  • Ondo APC crisis deepens as party chair petitions police
  • Assembly seat dispute: Appeal Court awards costs against lawmaker
  • Anambra monarch joins gov’ship race
  • QATAR Arab powers sever Qatar ties, citing support for militants
  • IRAQ UNICEF: 100,000 children at risk in Mosul
  • ECOWAS agrees to admit Morocco to West African body
  • Bill Cosby’s trial for sexual assault begins in Pennsylvania
  • S/AFRICA Woman gives birth at ‘train station’
  • Borno: Conspiracy and Shettima’s 6 years with 57 lawmakers


  • 55 govt officials, businessmen stole N1.35trn –Report
  • INEC to release list of new registered political parties Wednesday
  • Stop police raid on my homes, Wike tells court
  • $39bn lost as undeclared crude –NEITI
  • Buhari’s health: No power vacuum in Nigeria –Presidency
  • PDP: Jonathan bought arms APC deploys against Boko Haram
  • Alleged Badoo member set ablaze, four shot in Lagos
  • Ex-health minister, Babatunde Osotimehin, dies at 68
  • Osotimehin: Osinbajo, UN, Amosun pay tribute
  • Biafra: Obiano never gave me money –Kanu


  • Crude oil price drops, threatens Naira, 2017 budget
  • Govt officials, bizmen stole N1.4trn under OBJ, Yar’Adua, Jonathan – Sagay
  • How Osotimehin, died in New York
  • CBN injects $190m, allows banks to sell excess dollar position
  • ’55 top govt officials, businessmen stole N1.4 trn under OBJ, Yar’Adua, Jonathan’
  • Cleanup of oil producing areas to cost $50 billion
  • Nigeria’s oil production declines to 1,388mbd in 1Q 2017
  • Herdsmen collect cigarettes, beverages, garri as ‘ransom’ from farmers in Delta
  • Obasanjo’s grand strategy for national security
  • A third of Niger Delta will be lost to climate change in the next 30-50 years – Researcher
  • 2019 AFCON qualifier: Bafana Bafana ‘ll frustrate Eagles in Uyo – Baxter
  • Recall of judges: NJC trying to shield suspects from trial – Presidency
  • Adewole reads riot act on tobacco control 5:47 amProphet T.B. Joshua, please don’t go!


  • Bauchi gov, HoS disagree over ghost workers
  • Doctor sues bank over fake currency
  • INEC fixes July 8 for by-election to replace Adeleke
  • EU rejected 24 exported Nigerian products in 2016 –NAFDAC
  • Tambuwal earmarks N751m for Ramadan feeding
  • Gunman kills self, five others in US
  • N100m defamation suit: EFCC dismisses Jonathan godson’s threat
  • $15bn worth of crude missing in NNPC’s report, Reps insist
  • Presidency slams NJC, vows to arraign reinstated judges
  • Court orders ex-Speaker’s arrest
  • Ondo sacks 600 council workers
  • Fake names used to divert funds during Kalu’s regime — Cashier
  • Osotimehin dies at 68, UN, FG, others mourn


  • Osinbajo: bankers should face trial for stolen funds
  • Tight security for $2.1b arms deal panel members
  • UNFPA Executive Director Osotimehin dies at 68
  • Zenith Bank raises $2.1b via Eurobond
  • Dokpesi, Iwuanyanwu , others form party
  • No constitutional crisis over Buhari’s absence, says Presidency
  • Boko Haram men inTaraba, says governor
  • Mosque attack: NSCIA demands arrest of Ekiti masqueraders
  • Executive order to promote made in Nigeria, says minister
  • Adeosun, Okonjo-Iweala, others to appear before Reps
  • Probe of Senate Leader’ complaint stalled
  • BSN donates 1,000 Bibles to Lagos Police
  • No ID cards, no exams, says UI students’ union


  • Saraki: N’Assembly Infrastructure Bills Would Create 580,000 Jobs in Five Years
  • Osotimehin, Nigeria’s Former Health Minister, is Dead
  • Presidency to Sue N’Assembly over Power of Appropriation
  • Zenith Bank’s Eurobond Four Times Oversubscribed
  • ExxonMobil, Taleveras, Ophir Win E’Guinea

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