Headline June 24 Headlines from Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

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NATION
*Giadom not competent to call NEC meeting, says APC
*‘Edo APC confident of Ize-Iyamu’s victory’
*Minister cautions supporters against violence
*Obaseki: PDP reports Port Harcourt judge to CJN
*INEC warns parties on suits
*Wike attacks PDP NWC over Obaseki’s ticket bid
*Lagos East youths mourn Osinowo
*Court rejects businessman’s military harassment allegation
*Buhari condoles with Ezekwesili over mum’s death
*Delta community stakeholders meet to resolve impasse
*Ndume to stand surety for Maina in money laundering trial
*Ndume to stand surety for Maina in money laundering trial
*Minister advises NIS on patriotism
*Building resilient healthcare system post- COVID-19
*On COVID-19 stimulus package for SMEs
*Fed Govt presents proposal for schools’ reopening to National Assembly
*Nigerian Police: Other side of the coin
*‘Ex-minister released N200m out of N359m for security campaigns’
*Unitrust mulls mega status post-recap
*Ugwuanyi grants relief, incentives to taxpayers
*Lagos’ retirees to get N1.15b
*Retooling the Almajiri
*Ex-Head of Service lauds health workers over pandemic fight
*Cautious approach
*Naira Marley’s concert: Court unseals Abuja mall
*NIA to expel erring firms
*Name and shame
*COVID; Insecurity; Rape; The tongue
*Oyo shifts school resumption dates
*Between Jeffersonian and Hamiltonian visions of Nigeria’s development
*Ondo ARD, NAGGMDP begin strike
*13 Imo lawmakers test positive

DAILY TRUST
*Police rescue ‘126’ labourers at Kano rice factory
*How Buhari whittled down governors’ powers
*Unconscionable defections
*APC and Buhari: Too early start of discordant play
*10 years of Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation
*COVID-19: SMEDAN urges CBN to raise N50bn MSMEs fund
*Congestion: AMPT targets shorter waiting time at ports
*Market cap dips N2.0bn on blue chip stocks’ sell-offs
*Access Bank to recover 3 months stamp duty from customers
*Credit to businesses up N3.5trn in five months – CBN
*81% of Abuja PHCs users not issued receipts – Survey
*‘With Masa business, I trained my children, performed Hajj’
*Sigma Pensions to organise Webinar for employees
*CHI extends COVID-19 relief support to Red Cross, others
*Unity Bank, Dynamiss partner to enhance e-Learning
*Why KAROTA personnel deserted Kano streets on Sunday
*NSCDC arrest 2 watchmen over theft of sewing machines in Jigawa
*Football fans disregard COVID-19 precautions at viewing centres
*NDE provides N10,000 loan to 230 vulnerable people in Kaduna
*Students’ association trains women, girls in Kafanchan
*3,535 Kaduna farmers to get N644m inputs
*40 women in Kaninkon community get N400,000 assistance
*Kaduna residents react to enforcement of face mask
*Nasarawa to encourage agro investment
*NIS to recommence e-registration in Nasarawa¬
*Sokoto Assembly confirms Tambari Usman Grand Kadi
*Sokoto inaugurates community policing committees
*Kebbi NAWOJ urges quick justice against rapists
*COVID-19: Zamfara begins lessons via e-learning system
*Airforce provides free medical services to IDPs in Sokoto
*Osinowo died a fulfilled man – Sanwo-Olu, Obasa
*No rapist will go unpunished in Ogun – CJ
*Body of teenage girl swept away by flood found, buried
*Maintain peace in your domain, Fayemi charges Ilomu – Ekiti monarch
*12-year-old boy escapes death from gunshot
*Poor quality of domestic league bane of Nigerian coaches –Gbadebo
*Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus, apologises to other players
*NFF cuts short Plateau United, Enyimba, Rivers United celebrations
*Kaduna Assembly grills 7 lawmakers over fracas
*Plot to impeach me on, Ondo deputy alleges
*Probe Lagos Speaker, EFCC urged
*Edo/Ondo polls: We’ll obey court orders – INEC
*APC crisis: Eta kicks as Giadom fixes NEC meeting for tomorrow
*Klopp surprised by 20-point gap to Man City
*Murray plans to play both US, French Open

LEADERSHIP
* ‘You’ve Saved Us Before, Do It Again For Country, Humanity’, Borno Indigene Writes Service Chiefs
*Sadiya Farouk’s Fresh Impetus For N-Power Programme
*Sadiya Farouq: Group’s Survey On Disaster Mgt Lauds PMB’s Decision Minister’s Appointment
*Naira Marley And Violation Of COVID-19 Protocols
*Police Rescue 600 Workers From Kano Rice Factory
*NPHC Laments Non-payment Of N190bn Generated Electricity
*Sokoto Recruits 1,150 For Community Policing
*Ndume Stands Surety For Maina

VANGUARD
*Uzodinma to pay Imo pensioners Friday
*Gov Ugwuanyi approves committee on de-escalation of COVID-19 in Enugu
*FG commits to deployment of cargo scanners
*CBN moves to capture 200,000 maize farmers in Nigeria
*Why maritime, shipping should enjoy priority — Amaechi
*Buhari calls for caution on ECOWAS common currency
*NPA commences maintenance work on collapsed Five Star quay apron
*Seafarers are key workers — NIMASA
*Arrested Chinese vessel slammed N3million fine
*The evil that men do
*Late Overah was godly, one of our finest — Okowa
*Demolition of Nigerian High Commission building in Accra
*Veteran Nollywood actress, Bose ‘Madam Tinubu’ Adewoyin, is dead
*Coronavirus: Three PSG players test positive
*Arsenal receive injury boost with Leno to return in a month

PUNCH
*NBET owes power stations N120bn in three months
*Reps summon industry minister, SON over six-year unaudited accounts
*Nigeria’s fiscal crisis due to low revenue – IMF
*FG to review domestic gas pricing framework
*Rape victims shouldn’t bathe before visiting hospital – Expert
*Sickle Cell Disorder not a death sentence – Omotosho
*Management of hypertension during lockdown
*NSE lauds Guinness Nigeria at 70
*Stock market declines further as 23 firms lose
*Avoid contracting COVID-19, haematologist advises SCD patients
*Stockbrokers want govt to issue more bonds, others
*Imbibe habit of eating balanced diets, physician advises
*I can’t work with sycophants in Edo PDP peace panel – Wike
*NLC laments spate of job losses in Nigeria
*NSCDC arrests two guards for sexual abuse
*Ekiti moves to protect residents from rabies
*Experts back Buhari as President faults ECOWAS single currency
*ACPN asks FG, states to protect pharmacists, facilities
*Airlines fault PTF, express readiness to resume operations
*China’ll cancel some African countries’ debts, says envoy
*Senate blames power sector crisis on poor coordination
*NIMASA targets N1bn monthly revenue from floating dock
*MTN Nigeria delivers 3.7 billion free SMS
*Julius Berger announces 37% turnover increase
*Akeredolu, deputy’s feud raises dust in Sunshine state
*Kidnappers demand N100m to free Dariye’s father
*Jonathan approved N359m, Turaki released N200m for security meetings–Witness
*NNPC reconstitutes board of directors
*Firm donates $1m face masks to Nigeria
*Livestock Feeds appoints new director
*NDIC to resume operations next week
*FAAN relocates headquarters to Abuja
*Court suspends demotion of 75 monarchs appointed by Amosun
*Demolition: Reps fault Onyeama, urge retaliation against Ghana
*Gunmen abduct five Delta college workers
*Mutual Benefits profit rises by 214%
*COVID-19 reduces consumer income by 30 per cent –Report
*Soldiers deliberately gunned down IRT to free Wadume – Hamisu’s kinman
*C’River to train school heads ahead of resumption
*Enugu COVID-19 panel
*Kano unions suspend planned strike over salary deduction
*Abia roads
*NSA, IGP, others meet northern govs on insecurity
*NAF helicopters
*13 more Imo lawmakers test positive
*Prosecute LAWMA contractors for fraud –Nigerians
*ICPC probes constituency projects in Rivers, Ogun, Kaduna, 13 others
*Emmanuel’s kinsmen end 55-year boundary dispute, sign peace deal
*Hoteliers sue Kaduna LG planning to ban beer
*INEC warns parties over lawsuits, conflicting court orders
*Obaseki not barred from PDP primary –Aide
*Abia APC caucus elects Kalu
*Bayelsa begs resident doctors to end strike
*Hoodlum kills Lagos community leader during police raid
*Fear grows as hospitals release COVID-19 test results in two weeks
*More drama as police occupy APC office, NWC battles Giadom over NEC
*ICPC arrests accountant over N250m fraud at Sokoto hospital
*Dessers joins Genk for €4m – Report
*UK to relax coronavirus lockdown from July 4
*Ondo nurses protest increasing rate of COVID-19
Ndume agrees to be Maina’s surety, says lawyer
*Oyo postpones schools reopening to July 6
*Villa shooting: Eight police officers removed from Presidential Villa
*Ekiti tailor lures two minors with nose mask, rapes them
*Court remands Indian for illegal oil deal
*FG submits school reopening proposal to National Assembly
*APC, PDP generate N219m from Edo gov forms
*Akeredolu plans to remove me illegally, deputy alleges
*George Floyd is all black folks (II)
*Protesters storm EFCC office, demand Obasa’s probe
*Buhari, end Wadume trial mess
*Ghanaian President calls Buhari, apologises for demolition
*PDP asks NJC to sanction Port Harcourt judge
*Ondo nurses protest increasing rate of COVID-19
* [VIDEO] COVID-19: Ondo State nurses protest lack of adequate PPE in government hospitals
*Ndume agrees to be Maina’s surety, says lawyer
*Oyo postpones schools reopening to July 6
*Villa shooting: Eight police officers removed from Presidential Villa
*Ekiti tailor lures two minors with nose mask, rapes them
*Court remands Indian for illegal oil deal
*FG submits school reopening proposal to National Assembly
*APC, PDP generate N219m from Edo gov forms
*Akeredolu plans to remove me illegally, deputy alleges
*George Floyd is all black folks (II)
*Protesters storm EFCC office, demand Obasa’s probe
*Buhari, end Wadume trial mess
*Ghanaian President calls Buhari, apologises for demolition
*PDP asks NJC to sanction Port Harcourt judge
*Cops brutalise Ogun council secretary over face mask
*Corruption: Another general bites the dust
*Is football safe to return in Nigeria?
*NPFL: Akwa United condemn PPG rule
*Imo retirees block Govt House over pensions, gratuities
*Of George Floyd, racism and police brutality
*Rainfall: Lagos asks flood plain residents to relocate
*Gbajabiamila, Sanwo-Olu, Assembly honour Osinowo
* ‘Emre racially abused Yobo’
*Naira Marley: Court orders reopening of Jabi Lake mall
*Husband, one other remanded for killing wife, baby
*COVID-19: Delta SSG’s office, ministry, others shut
*When black lives matter (2)
*Five Ebonyi family members test positive
*Body of Lagos teenager swept away by flood recovered

THE SUN
*COVID-19: Nnamdi Azikiwe University Alumni in UK donates medical equipment to NAUTH
*A pastor’s nauseating reaction to last week’s column
*June 12 and my sustained struggles for democracy in Nigeria (I)
*Why we took Buhari to court – Ezeife
*Tanko Yakasai hits Clark, Adesanya, Nwodo, others, implores them to unite, not divide Nigeria
*Port users decry mounting refuse on Apapa port roads
*Haastrup urges Customs to deploy technology for cargo examination
*Deep Blue Project to secure anchorage areas –FG
*Nigeria in foreign exchange crises –ABCON
*Nigeria in foreign exchange crises –ABCON
*FAAN moves headquarters to Abuja
*Lockdown affecting 94% workers, businesses –ILO
*Alleged N715m fraud: Jonathan’s former aide testifies against ex- minister, Turaki
*Enugu community threatens legal action over land dispute
*Lawan/Omo-Agege synergy and 9th Assembly
*COVID-19 : NCDC announces 452 new cases, total number 21,371
*Ondo guber: Intrigues as aspirants battle for parties’ tickets
*How to use Zoom on your mobile device
*How to use Zoom on your mobile device
*Computer Village excos dismiss rumour of N5m daily levy to Iyaloja
*Facebook supports African SMBs via economic impact programmes
*Interswitch Group donates equipment, kits to Lagos
*Pantami, Dambatta, make “Woldex Top 10 Tech Leaders” list
*Nigeria records $7.79bn in trade with US
*More confusion in APC as police seal, reopen party’s secretariat
*Court grants Obaseki right to participate in PDP primary
*LiveSpot360 launches new experience using drive-through cinemas, others
*N250m fraud rocks UDUTH
*Ondo dep gov alleges impeachment plot
*Rotary club donates water tanks to Lagos
*ECOWAS single currency: Buhari rejects replacement of CFA France with Eco
*WHO approves use of dexamethasone to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients
*FMDQ admits over N23bn debt securities in June 2020
*NIIA leadership tussle: Why we appointed interim DG –FG
*Pensions protests sponsored –Govt
*Flooding: Vacate your premises, Lagos tells residents of flood prone areas
*Demolition of embassy attack on Nigeria’s territorial integrity –Gbajabiamila
*Ondo dep gov alleges impeachment plot
*COVID-19: Bayelsa begs resident doctors to call off strike
*APC accuses Abia of lies, propaganda on road construction
*Edo APC: Ize-Iyamu’s ward authenticates his membership
*COVID-19: Ugwuanyi grants relief, incentives to taxpayers
*… Constitutes medical committee on de-escalation of virus
*13 Imo lawmakers test positive for COVID-19
*Olam’s rice farm boosts fight against child labour
*Tokyo Gas, JERA to host Japan LNG gas virtual summit
*Groups threaten to sue Imansuagbon over alleged move to step down
*Groups threaten to sue Imansuagbon over alleged move to step down
*Pharmacists decry incessant attack on members
*Pro-Edda faults statement urging Onyeike apologised to govt over criticism

GUARDIAN
*Politics and ‘blood-letting’ industry
*Lagos sports journalists hail Sanwo-Olu, O’jez over COVID-19 palliatives

NEW TELEGRAPH
*Before Nigeria joins the football restart craze…
*Security chiefs agree on new operational strategies, synergy
*APC: Only God, Edo people will make Ize-Iyamu governor
*Demolition: Reps ask FG to retaliate against Ghana.

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