June 12 2017: Today’s Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria

June 12 2017: Today’s Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines on June 12.

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.


  • Imo bank robbery: PUNCH, others launch GoFundMe appeal for hero cop
  • High interest rates: CBN, banks, MAN, others to appear before Senate panel on Tuesday
  • I collect ransom in dollars, says Evans, notorious kidnapper
  • June 12, a history we can’t forget – Atiku, Tinubu
  • Okonkwo counsels women on regular cervical cancer screening
  • NMA condemns assault on Igbobi doctor
  • Going back to the negotiation table
  • Suspected fraudster dies while running from Lagos policemen
  • Courts have no power to delay criminal trials –S’Court
  • $500,000 bribe: Prosecution kicks as CJ transfers Farouk Lawan’s case
  • Why I won’t apologise to the Senate — Ndume
  • APC gov aspirant quits, backs Obiano
  • Ex-soldier slumps, dies after watching Super Eagles’ match
  • School feeding in nine states gulped N3.7bn — Presidency


  • June 12: Recognize MKO Abiola as former President – CHRSJ tells Nigerian govt
  • Dino Melaye: Kogi youths ambush convoy, call Senator thief
  • DSS refutes report on alleged recovery of $9m in CJN Onnoghen’s home
  • Quit notice: Declare state of emergency in North – Igbo National Council tells Osinbajo
  • Super Eagles lack quality upfront – South Africa coach, Baxter mocks Nigerian players
  • Paris Club Fund: We are yet to receive any N34 billion – Wike
  • Anambra 2017: Former FRSC boss, Chidoka joins UPP, to run for governor
  • Police parade Evans, gang, reveal how they got $5m from 4 victims
  • Osun West by-election: Isiaka Adeleke’s brother, Ademole emerges unopposed
  • School feeding: 1.287million pupils benefiting, 14,574 cooks hired – Presidency


  • NJC Replies Presidency, Says it Recalled Judges Based on Rule of Law and Fairness
  • Anambra Guber Poll: Osita Chidoka Dumps PDP for UPP
  • In One Month, NNPC Records 45 New Pipeline Breaks
  • UNESCO: AU Sole Candidate, Khattab Visits Nigeria, Seeks Support
  • Oba of Benin Tasks EFCC on Thorough Investigation before Clamping Down…
  • Falana to Deliver Lecture
  • Dogara Launches Indigenous Bible in Gombe
  • Taraba Speaker Hails Buhari, Drums Support for Anti-Open Grazing Bill
  • PDP: Buhari’s Administration has Brought Decline to Nigeria
  • Tambuwal: Recession Hampered Our Ability to Execute Gigantic Projects


  • Ramadan: Pray for Buhari, avoid watching television – cleric
  • Move to recall me will fail, says Melaye
  • My crime exploits, by kidnap kingpin Evans
  • BDC operators advise CBN on naira
  • APC panel clears Adeleke’s brother for Senate
  • Middle East group to invest in Arik Air
  • June 12 is ‘Mother of May 29’
  • Govt set to negotiate minimum wage with Labour, says minister
  • Northern women urged to join military
  • N100b revenue in five months: Wike has no excuse for non-performance, says Peterside


  • South, North leaders warn on Arewa’s quit order to Igbo
  • 2019: Enugu North PDP endorses Ugwuanyi
  • Minimum wage: Nigerian workers to wait longer
  • Man, 20, nabbed for raping dumb gir
  • How I evaded police manhunt for years –Suspected kidnap kingpin
  • Almajiri: Nigeria harbouring future suicide bombers, militants –Saraki
  • 7 burnt to ashes in fuel tanker inferno in Abuja
  • June 12: The struggle that won’t go away
  • Obiano’s efforts to position Awka as an iconic city
  • Confessions of tobacco users
  • Military Resettlement Centre to be transformed to university
  • 2019: Enugu North PDP endorses Ugwuanyi
  • Pregnant woman, son electrocuted in Ibadan


  • Afenifere warns against war, Atiku insists on restructuring
  • Court orders Shell to pay N122b damages for oil spill
  • Afreximbank woos global investors with $1tr trade status
  • Merkel’s G20-Africa meet aims to reduce poverty, migrant influx
  • Minister holds emergency meeting with NFF tomorrow
  • Cost of driver’s licence remains N6,350, says FRSC
  • $1m my highest ransom, says Evans
  • CBN to raise N22 billion debt for government in three months
  • Arik in talks with foreign investors, plans to pay N160b debt
  • Nadal wins 10th French Open
  • ‘Inexperience, incompetence cost Nigeria dearly’

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