NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY JUNE 4, 2020

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THE NATION

Nwaoboshi, Akpabio clash over N500m NDDC contracts

Fed Govt okays N148b refund to Osun, others

Buharis change agenda

Five aspirants to battle Obaseki for APC ticket

Covid-19: UNIUYO alumni donate N5m research grant

Protests, others trail death of Uniben student

Airlines get set for June 21 flight resumption

NSCIA urges caution as CAN faults PTF advisory to 55 years old and above

Orji Kalu back home

Churches, Mosques open in Kwara, Osun, Kano, Benue

ASUU accuses AGF, ministry of sabotage

House moves to strip IGP of power to appoint, deploy CPs

Osun warns against public gathering

Why insecurity persists, by minister

Anti-graft war not self-serving, says Magu

CSOs write NCC over withdrawal of suit against Nigerian Breweries

BUA gets govts nod to re-open $400m PH terminal

Lagos delivered 1, 576 homes in one year

Court restrains govt from auctioning eight Marginal Oil Fields

Senate probes Agric ministry

NAICOM releases new recapitalisation guideline

Tech will drive Lagos economy

2020 Budget: Row over N33b SDGs vote

Entrepreneurs in Computer Village to invest in Lekki Trade Centre

*VANGUARD*

Conflicting reports: Group demands autopsy for late NDDC Executive Director

Over 110 hand sanitiser production Coys registered in Nigeria ‘ NAFDAC

Esper breaks with Trump, opposes using military for protests

At LASU virtual public lecture, experts say 5G Spectrum will enhance life

COVID-19 threatening our means of livelihood ‘School owners

Skool Media empowers teachers on virtual learning

COVID-19: Parents, teachers express concerns over school reopening

Wike: Man with a new vision

Tribute: What Lai Mohammed said about Majek Fashek

COVID-19: Lagos govt launches register-to-open initiative of the economy

Equatorial Guinea sacks WHO rep over coronavirus statistics

Lagos facilitates N1.2bn debt settlement through mediation

Lopsided appointment: You are engaged in beer parlour talks ‘ Senate tells Buhari’s critics

HEALTHCARE: Quantum leap in Akwa Ibom

Establish MAUSTECH in Ogun West, Lawmaker appeals to Gov Abiodun

ADB: Let Akinwunmi Adesina be

APC Guber Primary: Group raises alarm over alleged fake membership cards in Ondo

Why I visited Tinubu ‘ Obaseki

PDP rejects slash in health, education Budgets

Large scale fraud uncovered in Niger APC

Edo APC Primaries: Stay off, Obaseki warns Oshiomhole

Edo 2020: Traditional medicine practitioners back Obaseki’s re-election bid

Employment rate, businesses’ confidence decline ‘ Stanbic IBTC Report

Senate appraises capital market, screens new SEC appointments

BUA Ports resumes operations, as NPA withdraws termination notice

For broadcasting, progress roiled by intervening code

EduTech: How digital learning becomes necessity, not choice

2G/3G Sunsetting and Migration to 4G

*THISDAY*

Sparkle, Digital Banking Platform Launched

Our Home Appliances Inspire Family Bond, Creativity, Says LG

Zenith Bank Targets Increased Lending to Farmers

Union Bank Partners TEDxLagos

Digital Technology Will Build Resilience in Banking Sector

Misinformation, Anxiety Fueled Covid-19, Says Google

As Governors Bow to Pressure on ROW Charges

NIMC to Conclude NIN Registration by 2025

Fatona Seeks Long-term Lending for Oil Sector

Experts Urge Nigeria to Invest in Digital Infrastructure

Leadway Assurance Pays N136bn Claims in Six Years

Brand Marketing in a New World

New MSMEs Policy Targets 41m Jobs as FG Rewards Due Diligence

UPDC Raises N16bn from Rights Issue to Boost Operations

Promoting Financial Inclusion

E-Learning Adoption: Panacea for Improved Quality of Education

How to Make Almajiris Digital Natives, Millionaires

Google Announces Plus Codes in Maps

ATCON Hosts Virtual Confab on COVID-19

Vertiv Reveals Latest Research Opportunity for Telecom Operators

Facebook, Red Cross Launch New Campaign

Armand Arton: The Passport Index Revealed Nigeria as One of The Easiest Countries to Visit

Jumia partners IrokoTV to offer free digital TV subscription to Jumia Prime members

NSE All-Share Rises 0.10% on Continuing Positive Performance

INEC Issues Fresh Code of Conduct for Edo, Ondo Voters

Gbajabiamila Denies Issuing Letter on Extension of Year of Service for…

Niger APC Crisis Deepens as Police Detain State Chairman

Group Tackles PDP Chieftain Over Gombe Joint Devt Agency Bill

Nobody Can Wave a Magic Wand to Turn a Country, State…

Edo, Ondo Elections: INEC Issues Fresh Guidelines

Hands off Edo APC Guber Primary, Obaseki Tells Oshiomhole

Nigeria and The Echoes from Minneapolis

Former Man City Defender, Onuoha, Feels Unsafe in USA

Berbatov Tasks Ighalo to Fight for Man Utd Permanent Shirt

Barca Stars Reject Another Fresh Wage Cut

Premier League Clubs Given Permission to Play Friendlies

Former Genk Boss, Maes, Heaps Plaudits on Ndidi

Mayweather Offers to Pay for George Floyds Funeral

*PUNCH*

Interpol grants EFCC access to intelligence database

SERAP drags FG to UN over education, health budgets cuts

Raped in a church

Suspected herdsmen kill 13, steal cows in Benue attack

Two health workers among five Ekiti COVID-19 cases

Postponing polls ll throw Nigeria into crisis, says INEC

Man to die for raping Kaduna two-year-old to death

Gombe Gov House director dies of COVID-19

Edo polls: Oshiomhole insists on direct primaries, writes INEC

Court halts FGs plans to auction oil fields

Banire condemns proposed cut in judiciarys budgetary allocation

Education in Nigeria, jolted by a virus

World Environment Day: Celebrate biodiversity!

Plateau Assembly probes N110m missing LG fund

NIWA lacks jurisdiction over intra-state waterways, says LASG

Lagos received 1,000 land-grabbing petitions in one year Commissioner

Rape: Halting Nigerias progressive descent into the abyss

No face mask, pay N10,000 Obiano

Two killed in Bayelsa clash

Rape is a violent crime, spit it out!

Oil hits $40, Nigeria cuts production by 216,000bpd

Workers protest picketing, asks govt to clear N17bn contract debts

Oilfield bid round: FG may generate N3.17bn from fees

FEC approves N1.6bn for proposed Abuja runway

Senate queries CBN over $3.3bn unremitted foreign tax

FG lights up Bayelsa villages with solar mini-grids

Global stocks jump to three-month high

NAICOM extends insurers recapitalisation deadline to Sept 2021

*DAILY TRUST*

FG cancels refund for federal roads after approving N148bn to 5 states

World Bank’s timely intervention in Lake Chad

COVID-19: Turning point for Nigeria to look inward

America can’t breathe

Understanding silent spread: Coronavirus disease is not always obvious

2G, 3G sunsetting and migration to 4G

Lagos recruits 3,000 teachers

Edo pupils recount experiences with WhatsApp, Zoom lessons

Students with special needs left out of lockdown plans

Police nab 5 over passenger’s death

Residents arrest suspected armed robber with gun, chisel, axe in Ibadan

COVID-19: NGO provides support to orphans, children

Alleged certificate forgery: Court admits lawmaker to N5m bail

Shops, vehicles destroyed as 2 Mararaba motor parks are demolished

Suspected ritualists kill 78-year-old widow, remove vital organs

Fire guts Ajero’s palace in Ekiti

Lagos govt inaugurates committees for community policing

Enforce laws against rape, violence against the girl child

U.S. to bar Chinese passenger airlines from June 16

Thousands demonstrate in Paris over death of black Frenchman

Brent oil rises to $40 amid hopes for recovery

Germany to lift travel warning for Europe from June 15 ‘ Minister

Nigeria’s Covid-19 total tops 11,000 with 348 new cases

COVID-19: Edo discharges 17 more patients, records 17th death

Buhari’s five years in office

NAICOM shifts recapitalisaton deadline for insurers

World Bank sets guidelines for reopening of economies

NRC issues guidelines for passenger train services

*THE SUN*

PDP strategies for 2023, zones governorship to Niger South

PDP scores Tambuwal high, calls for support against insecurity

APC executive members back party scribe’s call for Osoba, others’ intervention

Interstate travel, flight restrictions should be lifted with caution ‘Ikoh

COVID-19, an opportunity for Nigeria to look inward ‘Okechukwu, Reps member

PDP’ll retrieve Edo, Ondo, Senate caucus, Imansuagbon, Erewa vow

You’re a betrayer, Obaseki tackles Oshiomhole

Postponing Edo, Ondo elections may lead to constitutional crisis ‘INEC

PDP members inciting insurrection against Imo govt ‘Commissioner

Generates N135m from sale of forms in Edo guber primary

Dare: I’m committed to development of all sports

Dutch club to lower ‘6m price for Dessers

Sports Festival: Committee to take decision this month ‘ Minister

Rohr wants Osimhen in Liverpool

Ndidi wants justice for rape victim

BetKing, Okocha foundation donate palliatives in Rivers, Anambra

Restructure women’s football in Nigeria ‘ Oshoala

We can sell Ighalo to Man U ‘ Shenhua

Late Nasarawa Utd’s Martins for burial tomorrow

NAICOM extends recapitalisation to Sept 30

Post COVID -19: ‘Diaspora investment, restructuring needed for fast economic recovery

COVID-19: Aviation industry broke

Union wades into N17bn debt crisis between minister, contractors

NNPC to unveil COVID-19 contact-tracing app

Senate screens new SEC boss

Afreximbank, ITC partner to boost intra-African trade

Computer Village entrepreneurs to invest in Lekki Trade Centre

Firm pledges support for local dairy farmers

*GUARDIAN*

Stoppage of severance package excites Imo people, rekindles hope

Obaseki cautions Oshiomhole over Edo APC primaries

Another teenager raped, killed in Ibadan

Suspected ritualists murder 78-year-old widow in Ekiti, remove vital organs

Nigeria’s blind society holds virtual meeting

Lagos seeks peaceful co-existence, support for safety protocols

Couple docked for allegedly tying up son with rope in Osun

Lagos task force recovers stolen goats from abandoned vehicle

Madagascar anti-lockdown protests flare after alleged police violence

Adesanya’s net worth hits $2 million as UFC middleweight champion

IWF to decide 2020 international wrestling calendar, says Igali

TECNO supports health workers fight against COVI-19, donates supplies to NCDC

Outsourcing professionals seek review of 2007 policy document

ILO issues guidance for safe return to work amid COVID-19 pandemic

Accountants to partner FG on national values, economic priorities

Buhari appoints Alwan Ali Hassan as acting MD of Bank of Agriculture

Oshiomhole and Obaseki power tussle: A house divided against itself can’t stand

Horrendous revelations of COVID-19

The First Lady and Leah Sharibu

The smart banking Nigeria deserves

Kenneth Gbandi: The man who does not want Abike Dabiri’s head

A reassuring effort

Home truth

Keniebi Okoko go in peace: My story

Brazil reports a record 1,349 virus deaths in 24 hours

Pope, protests and football players: World reacts to US demos

Ighalo, Greenwood, Sancho may end Man United’s search for striker

Lagos assembly has powers to investigate dredging activities, Onigbanjo tells NIWA

*DAILY TIMES*

WHO resumes trials on controversial drug as Italy reopens

BREAKING: Orji Kalu released from prison

Pentagon clash with Trump over handling of protesters

That murder inside Benin RCCG church

Ondo guber: My priority is human capital development PDP aspirant

Snapchat reveals what will happen to Trump posts for inciting racial violence

Slash in health, education budgets, shows APC, Buhari never had the welfare of Nigerians at heart PDP

Akeredolu assures market women of govt.s support to boost businesses

Im considering Yusuf Buhari as my running mate come 2023 Bamgbose

Breaking: Obaseki submits nomination form for Edo governorship

Ex Kaduna Gov. hailed for calling Buhari to order on lopsided appointment

Buhari presides over virtual FEC meeting

Sanwo-Olu writes Lagos Assembly, seeks to re-order 2020 Budget of N1.168Tn to N920.5Bn

Ondo 2020: Group tackles Oshiomhole for allegedly endorsing Akeredolu for second term

LASG trains over 18,000 teachers, feeds 100,000 students in 1yr

Britain to hold rally for George Floyd, nationwide kneeling

Italian president awards honours to 57 Heroes of Virus Pandemic

Nigeria records 348 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 11166

US suspends flights by Chinese airlines in new spat with Beijing

Edo, Ondo elections: Falana calls for maximum security to douse tension

Senegal police arrest 70 over violent protests against COVID-19 curfew

COVID-19: FG reveals five Airports to be reopened by June 21

Just In: Court dismisses charge against Dikko, ex-Customs boss

Doctors issue 14-day ultimatum to Ondo State Government

FEC approves over N8bn for commencement of work at Farin Waterfalls

Afreximbank, ITC partner to help African businesses grow through trade

Ighalo aiming to lift Man Utd after loan extension

Adewuyi becomes new ICAN president, vows to prioritise economic growth

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

COVID-19: Oyetola Reopens Churches, Mosques For 2 Weeks

[BREAKING] COVID-19: Osun Records 2 New Cases

Omolori: Gbajabiamila Disowns Chief Of Staff Over Unauthorised Letter

BREAKING: Nigeria Records 348 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Total Surpasses 11,000

Association Calls On Edo Government To Protect Lives Of Women, Children

Group Urges Buhari To Raise Commission Of Inquiry Over Rising Cases Of Rape, Incest

Red Cross, Facebook To Launch Digital Campaign Against COVID-19

Ondo 2020: Group Picks Jegede, Adetula As PDP, APC Guber Candidates

Gov. Buni’s Recovery And Infrastructural Development In Yobe

Why PDP Won All Seats In Benue LG Election ‘ Ngbede

Lagos To Produce First Forensic Dentist In West Africa- Commissioner

Oyo To Establish Agency For PLWDs

Ondo Governorship: PDP Aspirant Pledges To Harness Aviation, Mechanised Farming Potentials

Edo Guber Primaries: APC Generates N135m From Sale Of Forms

COVID-19: Jigawa Extends Work From Home Order By 2 Weeks

Deregistration: INEC Asks Court To Dismiss 31 Political Parties’ Application

Globacom Leads In Internet Subscription In March

Lagos Contributes 59% Of Outdoor Market In Nigeria

Lagos Boosts Ease-Of-Doing- Business With Physical Planning Reforms

COVID-19 Did Not Impact On First Quarter Performance ‘ MTN Group CEO

AfriTech 2020: Sanofi Selects 11 Start-Ups For Online Finale

COVID-19: Digital Rights Organisations Kick Against Cybercrime Legislation Restrictions

Google Announces Plus Codes In Google Maps

Maggi Launches Novel Website For African Dishes, Embellishes Yelo Ppp Drama

Yuguda Pledges To Prioritise Investors’ Protection

Nigeria’s Proven Gas Reserve Now 203.16tcf- DPR

Mourinho Breaks Silence On Coutinho Deal

Ozil To Launch His Own Brand As Partnership With Adidas Expire

*TRIBUNE*

Gbajabiamila denies letter on extension of year of service for Clerk of NASS, other staff

COVID-19: Gombe govt house clinic, SSG’s office to be closed, fumigated

COVID-19: Osun records two new cases, total now 47

COVID-19: Kwara gives conditions as worship centres open June 5

Nigeria records 348 new cases of coronavirus, total now 11,166

I went down to White House bunker during protests for brief inspection, says Trump

COVID-19: Open defecation, waste collection emerging concerns in spread

Nigeria’s ship registry in limbo as COVID-19 stalls progress, meetings

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Comments from readers

COVID-19: Dockworkers, seafarers are essential workers ‘NIMASA

Lagos begins symbolic pupils’ enrollment for 2020/2021 session

Reopening of airports, flight resumption and its lorry load of uncertainties

COVID-19: ‘Strict adherence to guidelines important for church re-opening

Population: Legislation limiting children per couple

NSE: Positive sentiments persist as market closes with marginal increase

Employment in Nigeria decreased marginally ‘ PMI report

FG bailout for aviation sector must not be jamboree ‘AMCON

Post-Covid-19: ‘Investment in technology key to travel, airline recovery

Victor Attah Int’l Airport, the fastest growing airport in Nigeria

*BLUE PRINT*

Kwara NALVEJ elects new officers

Nasarawa Assembly speaker tasks lawmakers on oversight function

Alleged N1bn Fraud: ICPC drops charges against ex-customs boss

NDDC: Uncertainty as Senate exposes Akpabio

Confusion as land dispute tears Enugu community, traditional ruler apart

FG approves N148bn refund to 5 states for federal road repairs

Covid-19: Niger Delta youths hail NSCDC on synergy with sister agencies

Incest, rape,: PGI advocates judicial commission of Enquiry

Covid-19: Oyetola reopens churches, mosques for 2 weeks

Why flight operations may suffer another postponement

Breaking: Orji Uzor freed from Kuje prison’see pictures

UKIFC, ISRA unveil report to support SDGs in Islamic finance sector

WASHMATA supports Abuja suburb with 5000L of water, palliatives

Rape: Declare state of emergency on GVB, ActionAid tells FG

Ritualists slaughter widow in Ekiti, harvest vital organs

Covid-19: Foundation condemns reported extortion by security personnel on citizens

COVID-19: FG told to lift inter-state travel ban

Updated: Steer clear of APC primary in Edo, Obaseki warns Oshiomhole

Covid-19: NCoS reopens custodial centers for admission of inmates

Troops kill 3 Boko haram commanders, 72 fighters

*SPORTS*

9 Golden Male Skippers Of Nigerian Football – Complete Sports

Adesanya’s net worth hits $2 million as UFC middleweight champion – Guardian

Adidas To End 22m Sponsorship Deal With Ozil Over Public Image – Complete Sports

All Blacks legend Carter makes shock Blues move – Yahoo

Badminton federation ready to begin players’ online data collation – Daily Trust

Barca Stars Reject Another Fresh Wage Cut – Thisday

Berbatov Tasks Ighalo to Fight for Man Utd Permanent Shirt – Thisday

BetKing, Okocha foundation donate palliatives in Rivers, Anambra – The Sun

Bruno Fernandes: I started crying after learning of Man Utd move – Goal

Bruno Fernandes: I started crying after learning of Man Utd move – Yahoo

CAS sets hearing date for Kaizer Chiefs transfer-ban appeal – Goal

Chicago Bulls legend Rodman sends SPAL striker Petagna bizarre video – Goal

Chicago Bulls legend Rodman sends SPAL striker Petagna bizarre video – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Dallas player tests positive for COVID-19, training suspended – Yahoo

Coronavirus: UFC set to hold event on Fight Island on June 27, says Dana White – Yahoo

COVID-19: Ekpo kicks against NPFL kick-off – Punch

Dak Prescott: Dallas Cowboys quarterback pledges $1m to anti-racism fight – BBC

Daka inspires Ashimeru’s Salzburg past Rapid Wien – Goal

Dare: I’m committed to development of all sports – The Sun

Delight for viewing centre operators as European football returns – Punch

Dessers wants future settled fast – Punch

Drew Brees says he will never agree with disrespecting the flag, when asked about kneeling protests against police brutality – CNN

Dutch club to lower ‘6m price for Dessers – The Sun

EFL Confirm 9 Positive Coronavirus Tests From Latest Batch of Championship Testing – FTBpro

England Sim Fantasy: the Results of Gameweek 20 – Complete Sports

Enough is enough’ – McKennie, Pulisic and Adams headline video protesting police brutality – Goal

Evertons Mina to miss Premier League restart – Punch

Former Genk Boss, Maes, Heaps Plaudits on Ndidi – Thisday.

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