June 17 2017: Today’s Newspapers Headlines in Nigeria

June 17 2017: Today’s Newspapers Headlines in Nigeria

Newspapers Headlines on June 17.

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.


  • FG spent N1.2trn on capital projects in last I2 months – Finance Minister
  • Igbo youths want Nigeria restructured into 6 regions
  • Kaduna govt denies alleged slaughter of Igbos
  • No one person can solve Nigeria’s problems – Jonathan
  • Have faith in Nigeria – Uzodinma urges Ndigbo
  • Bello is everyone’s problem in Kogi — Ayodele
  • FG Spent N1.2trn On Capital Projects In Last I2 Months – Finance Minister
  • Igbo Youths Want Nigeria Restructured Into 6 Regions
  • FIFA Confederation Cup: All eyes on Russia


  • Economic recovery plan: Government must frontally face issues of revenue generation, mobilisation, says
  • Adeosun
  • Report on missing Chibok Girls earns Busari Gracie Award
  • Kaduna government, Igbo leaders dismiss rumour of attack, killings
  • INEC issues certificates to five newly registered parties
  • NBTI partners MAN to promote entrepreneurs products
  • Nigeria spends N4.69trn on petrol import, demurrage
  • ‘Power sector requires proper strategy, management’
  • NGF decries high maternal, child mortality rate in Nigeria
  • UNIDO to develop action plan on use of mercury in mining
  • Taraba official urges Fulani herdsmen to support grazing bill
  • Youth group calls for ceasefire over quit notice
  • FCT police arrests seven vandals of armoured cable theft

This Day Newspaper

  • INEC Gives Certificates to 5 Newly Registered Parties
  • NDDC: N70bn Required to Complete East-west Road
  • Rivers APC Crisis Deepens As Amaechi Sacks Abe’s Loyalists
  • How Kuku, Aides, Pocketed Over N35.2m from Amnesty Funds’
  • NDLEA Seize N225trn Cocaine, Heroin at Lagos Ports
  • Ile-Ife Clash: Court Grants Monarch, Pastor, Others Suspects Bail
  • Kaduna Government Denies Audio on Purported Killing of Fleeing Igbo
  • Sokoto Disburses N11.5m to Widows
  • NDLEA Seize N225trn Cocaine, Heroin at Lagos Ports
  • Ajimobi Flags off N70bn Ibadan Circular Road Construction

Nigerian Tribune

  • Leadership crisis: Wherever PDP goes, we go —Governors
  • 2019: We won’t tolerate hate speeches, INEC chairman cautions new political parties
  • Oni, Fayemi can’t win Ekiti in 2018, Fayose boasts
  • Igbo quit notice: PDP BoT hails Osinbajo’s intervention
  • Budget: We’ll never concede powers to executive —NASS
  • Education, not GDP, determines Africas wealth ―Expert
  • Death from bleeding after childbirth still much in Nigeria —Minister
  • Ife communal clash: Court grants monarch, pastor, 4 others bail
  • Land grabbing: Lagos arraigns suspected notorious kingpin, others
  • We need N70b to complete East West Road—NDDC MD
  • FRSC warns motorists against use of alcohol, drugs


  • Kidnappings: Schools approach insurance companies for secret cover
  • I’m Nigeria’s next president, Fayose declares
  • Police fail to arrest Arewa youths nine days after el-Rufai’s order
  • Moving ordeal of Nigeria’s unsung police heroes
  • Husband ties wife’s hand to rail track before they are run over by train on her birthday
  • FG engages foreign investigators to trace illicit funds
  • Housing: CBN to empower microfinance banks with $15m
  • I’m the next president, says Fayose

The Sun

  • My wife beats me at will, man tells court
  • Turkish government seeks partnership with ipob leadership
  • We’re united for victory in 2019 –PDP govs
  • Ezekiel Okeke on Militants give northerners ultimatum to leave Niger Delta
  • No alternative to restructuring – Admiral Onah
  • BREAKING: Cristiano Ronald to leave Real Madrid, says ‘it’s irreversible decision’
  • CAN to Osinbajo: Omission of CRK from school curriculum slide towards Islamisation
  • Enugu spends N27bn on infrastructure upgrade
  • Dr. Uche Kalu on FG tasks military to find lasting solution to herdsmen, farmers clashes
  • Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl dead at 87
  • Beauty queen rots in jail
  • CAN to Osinbajo: Omission of CRK from school curriculum slide towards

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