June 21 2017: Today’s Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria

June 21 2017: Today’s  Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria

Newspapers Headlines On June 21.

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.


  • Condemn hate speeches –Osinbajo
  • Ohanaeze youths unfold demands
  • Quit notice: El-Rufai insists on arresting Arewa youths
  • Obaseki nominates 18 commissioners
  • You looted Rivers, Wike fires at Amaechi again
  • FG to inject fresh N701bn in power sector
  • Nigeria loses N140bn to Apapa Road gridlock weekly –Dangote
  • 5-hour rain wreaks havoc in Ibadan
  • 13 banks takeover Etisalat over N541bn debt default, amid fears of job losses


  • $3m bribery scandal: ICPC gets nod to re-arraign Farouk Lawan, July 5
  • Facts Versus Fiction: Why Obama worked against Jonathan in 2015 – Omokri
  • Quit notice: No going anywhere, Ndigbo vow
  • Nigeria to witness more malaria cases as mosquitoes develop resistance
  • Naira stable at N364/$
  • We‘ll deploy govt’s apparatus against those threatening Nigeria…, Osinbajo tells traditional rulers
  • N-Delta youths to shut oil operations over concession of PH refinery
  • Some 2017 budget provisions violate the constitution, says Fashola


  • EFCC grills Minimah, detains ex-minister Akinjide
  • FG appeals, says Saraki’s acquittal unreasonable
  • My task is to help AMI transform Africa’s media landscape –Aboderin
  • Aboderin elected chairman AMI board
  • Constitution review: Reps using 2014 confab report as guide — Investigation
  • Alleged N58.5bn diversion: Shema asks court to stop Katsina panel
  • Plateau youths want Fulani herdsmen to pay tax
  • BVN exposed Badeh’s link to N240m house, says witness
  • US ambassador lauds Osun empowerment programmes
  • Law teachers end conference, advocate stricter laws against terrorism
  • Akiolu in court again, battles suit to dethrone him
  • A’court rejects EFCC’s bid to freeze Fayose’s accounts
  • Lagos-Kano railway ready by December – Amaechi


  • Dangote says Nigeria loses N140 billion to Apapa gridlock weekly
  • ‘My presence at global IT forum attracted $4 billion to Nigeria’
  • Worry for Nigeria’s budget as oil prices fall to seven-month low
  • Banks take over Etisalat over $1.2 billion debt
  • Court adjourns Shema’s ex parte motion till July 25
  • Kaduna dry port to boost export by $50b yearly, says El-Rufai
  • Reps summon PEF executive secretary over alleged irregularities in products’ distribution
  • FG plans to further restructure electricity sector
  • Five governors endorse zero hunger to eradicate famine by 2025
  • Police rescue abducted Catholic priest, arrest three suspects
  • Government ready for immediate Ogoni cleanup, says agency
  • Every part of Nigeria is home to all, says Rochas Okorocha


  • EFCC grills ex-Army chief Minimah over arms deals
  • Access Bank, others may take over Etisalat
  • Osinbajo: ethnic confrontation is not a game
  • Abandoned Fed Govt’s assets worries Okunnu
  • Osun senatorial by-election: Youths back Hussein
  • The cure for extreme poverty and corruption in Nigeria (II)
  • $115m ‘Diezani bribe’: Lawmaker freed as ex-minister surrenders to EFCC
  • Aboderin chairs African Media Initiative
  • Alleged $500,000 bribe: Prosecution shuns Lawan’s trial
  • Council workers urge Southwest governors to clear salary arrears
  • DSS shuns Metuh’s request to produce Dasuki in court
  • Akeredolu signs 2017 budget
  • Minister can only find relevance under chaotic situations, says PDP


  • NCC Steps in, Says Etisalat’s Licence Not Transferable
  • Again, Osinbajo Warns FG Won’t Condone Threat to Citizens’ Lives
  • I&E FX Window May Stop Nigeria’s Demotion from MSCI Index
  • Killer Heat Waves Imminent in 2017, UN Warns
  • GAVI: Nigeria Has Highest Number of Under-immunised Children Globally
  • FG: ERGP Implementation Plan will Not Affect Budget Performance
  • In a First Diaspora Bond, FG Successfully Raises $300m
  • FG to Release N350bn Immediately for Capital Projects


  • Senate to investigate why power plant gets zero gas supply
  • Experts urge FG to concentrate on cost cutting
  • Increasing shale drillings may threaten crude price rally —Experts
  • Former Power Minister decries $7.7bn shortfall in power sector investment
  • SENATE: How we fared in two years
  • DISCOs, customers and the metering conundrum
  • Backlog of Delta LGs’ Salary: It may not be possible to assist councils —Okowa.

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