June 8: Today’s Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria

June 8: Today’s Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines on June 8.

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.


  • Science, tech needed to build megacity –Ambode
  • Traffic Radio seeks improvement on traffic management
  • INEC registers five new political parties
  • Justice Ademola, recalled Bayelsa judge resume work
  • Herdsmen invade Edo school
  • N4.9bn fraud: Ex-minister, Nenadi Usman, gets travel permission
  • Alleged N180m bribe: Court remands Khan, ex-Rivers REC
  • Senate demands downward review of N1.5m hajj fee
  • Controversial S’East commission bill passes second reading
  • Bauchi gov differs with commissioner over N96m horse purchase
  • Fayose urges FG to extend budget support
  • Sanusi sacks secretary over alleged sabotage
  • Imo brothels raise task force to sanitise prostitution


  • Fed Govt, ACF, El-Rufai to Igbo: ignore quit order
  • Kidnapped pupils’ parents urge govt to rescue them
  • EFCC traces multi-billion Abuja asset to ex-First Lady
  • 20 whistle-blowers get N375.8m cash
  • Sagay to judiciary: you’re hostile to anti-graft war
  • Osinbajo receives ECOWAS Chair
  • INEC registers five political parties
  • Will Nigeria ever learn from history?
  • Nigerian wins N10m engineering prize
  • Arewa youths’ eviction notice draws flaks
  • How to restructure Nigeria, by ex-perm sec
  • Uba condoles with Obiano over mum’s death
  • Edo to unveil technical education for graduates


  • NEITI: Crude Oil Worth $15.9bn Lost in Four Years
  • Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Ikoyi Billions
  • Aisha Buhari Returns, Says Husband Thankful for Osinbajo’s Loyalty
  • Unemployment Rises to 14.2% in Q4 2016
  • After Recovering N11.6bn, FG Pays N375.8m to 20 Whistleblowers
  • Leaders Stand United Against Hate Speech by Northern Group
  • Five Suspended Judges Resume Sitting
  • Parents of Kidnapped Students March to Lagos House Wailing
  • NEITI: Crude Oil Worth $15.9bn Lost in Four Years
  • Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Ikoyi Billions
  • Aisha Buhari Returns, Says Husband Thankful for Osinbajo’s Loyalty
  • Unemployment Rises to 14.2% in Q4 2016


  • FEC silent on Igbo quit notice, Nasir El-Rufai orders arrest
  • Nigeria loses N7.5tr yearly to poor electricity supply
  • NFF bans Supporters Club from Eagles, Bafana clash
  • Scientists begin research to ensure food security in Nigeria
  • KWASU VC seeks national celebration of ‘Biafra Day’
  • Reps flay $10b annual food imports, neglect of agric
  • UN agency cautions Nigerian refugees in Cameroon against sudden return
  • NPA bans government agencies from seaports
  • FEC approves placement of doctors, unveils new ICT roadmap
  • Parents of kidnapped students storm Ambode’s office
    Senate moves to halt extra-budgetary spending at CBN
  • UNICEF hinges SDGs vision 2030 on National Social Protection Policy
  • Reps, stakeholders split over constituencies’ development fund
  • $21.7 billion crude oil proceeds not remitted in four years, NEITI tells Reps
  • Ethnic groups fault Fulani’s ownership claim of Benue valley


  • Igbo quit notice: Police begin manhunt for signatories
  • Igbo quit notice: FG, Northern govs slam Arewa youths
  • Resistance to Anti-Open Grazing Law: We’ll defend ourselves if FG fails us, Benue leaders vow
  • Nigeria’s oil output hits over 2.0m bpd as Shell lifts force majeure on forcados
  • Senate moves against CBN over alleged financial recklessness
  • INEC registers APDA, 4 other new political parties
  • Situation in Maiduguri under control, say Army, police
  • N-Power: FG empowers 200,000 youth, as beneficiaries share experience


  • Quit order: Igbo spit fire
  • FG pays N375.8m to 20 whistle-blowers
  • S’East Development Bill goes through in Senate
  • In tears, kidnapped students’ parents storm Ambode’s office
  • … Cows on rampage, take over school
  • INEC registers 5 new political parties
  • Panic as military repels Boko Haram in Maiduguri
  • MEND blasts Jonathan over Niger Delta development
  • Senate ignores DSS report, confirms 82-year-old as ambassador


  • 11 corpses from Maitama hospital for mass burial
  • Abuja newspapers distribution facilities demolished
  • FCTA establishes 4 new schools
  • Fire razes building in Gwarinpa
  • NOA tasks students on environmental sustainability
  • Bird flu: FG asks farms to step up bio-security nationwide
  • Growing rain-fed upland rice: how to start
  • How to make maggot meal for rapid weight gain in poultry
  • Farm mechanisation: Key point for Nigerian agriculture
  • Edo: 35,000 farmers register for CBN borrower program
  • Compost: Better alternative to inorganic fertiliser
  • How to tackle armyworm – Expert
  • ‘We have effective remedy for armyworm, tomato pests’
  • Lecturers frustrate PhD students – Abuja VC
  • UniMaid: Learning amidst blasts
  • ‘Why reading culture is on decline amongst students’.

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