Headlines From Top Nigerian Newspapers: Friday 25 June


Below are some of the headlines from top Nigerian newspapers for today Friday 25 June, 2021

Buhari leaves for UK checkup as doctors threaten fresh strike

65,800 Borno farmers kicked out of farms by terrorists – FAO

Buhari, Tinubu hail Gbajabiamila at 59

Senate President backs FG borrowing spree, opposes new taxes

Reps quiz Polaris MD over $224m NNPC alleged hidden account

Reps invite Amaechi over NPA’s unaccounted N166.9bn

Super TV CEO: Suspect’s father arrested, lecturers, classmates shocked, UNILAG silent

We’re investing $1bn on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, two others – FG

Nigeria can earn N600bn from tobacco, alcohol tax hike – World Bank

NIN curbs double registration, other fraud in UTME – JAMB

We’re not against northerners but terrorists, IPOB replies Gumi

Afenifere, Ohanaeze, PANDEF insist on restructuring ahead talks with ACF

NPC, NBC amendment bills against constitution, attempt to criminalise freedom of expression –Falana

Emirates makes a U-turn, accepts Nigeria, South Africa, Indian passengers

Dangote receives Cameroon’s national honour

Nigerian Law School, P’Harcourt campus ready in six months – Wike

Ganduje signs MoU on 5,000 housing units for Kano teachers

Assembly probes alleged diversion of N1.2bn Zamfara PHC funds

Bayelsa faults FG for deducting N11.678bn over disputed oil wells

Kano school accepts crypto currency, asks FG to embrace digital payment

Amotekun consults as robbers write Osun community, demand N20m

’94 Eagles hail Buhari after house gifts



The Guardian

324,000 children, $27.8b lost to conflict in Northeast, says UN

N24b paid to special public works beneficiaries, says FG

Nigeria poor, option is to borrow, says Lawan

Lagos, Abuja airports, others to be concessioned by August

476 online platforms devoted to bring down APC, says Lai Mohammed

How $300 million NNPC fund was secretly lodged’

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Africa facing third wave COVID-19 surge, WHO warns

IPOB, Igbo youths slam Gumi for defending bandits, tag him ‘terrorist’
Reps summons Amaechi, others over alleged non-remittance of N166b
Court rejects EFCC’s evidence against Lawal in alleged N544m fraud case
Nigeria’s women 4x400m grabs Olympics ticket

The Nation
Buhari appoints Jime as Executive Secretary Nigerian Shippers Council

NASS ‘ll support INEC on delineation of electoral constituencies – Lawan

Reps summons Amaechi, NPA Management over N166bn funds, others

Court to hear suit querying Atiku’s citizenship September 27

Court grants Baba Ijesha bail over alleged sexual defilement

Alleged libel: Faleke demands retraction, N3b compensation from newspaper

Taking part in Continuous Voter Registration is free – INEC

Joe Igbokwe blasts Abaribe for wearing ‘The Dot Nation’ T Shirt

Wike: Rivers does not borrow to execute projects

How we use technology to secure Kano, by Ganduje

Jigawa to immunize 1.7m children against polio

Benue begins distribution of seedlings to farmers

18 years after, family asks police to arrest killers of ex-Oyo Commissioner Olanipekun

Police confirm kidnap of 12 persons, rescue of two victims in Kaduna community

Delta advised to construct permanent IDP camps

Bayelsa faults N11.67b FAAC deductions

Group launches right-to-education campaign in Adamawa

5,000 houses for Kano teachers

Abductors release Ibadan village head, wife

Afe Babalola: ABUAD will be best in the world



Buhari allocates houses to 1994 Super Eagles squad

FG, States’ owe N33.11trn in external, domestic debt in Q1 — NBS

Rail transport generates N5.79bn from 2019 – NBS

Court sentences 29 years old cobbler to life imprisonment for raping minor

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Nigeria poised to export rice as local production shoots to 9m metric tones

2m Nigerians receive COVID-19 jabs

Customs cautions public against activities of fraudsters on social media

FG, stakeholders initiate action to curb fake, contraband pesticide

CBN asks farmers to pay back ABP loans

AfCFTA targets zero duty on 97% products traded in Africa in 15yrs

FAAC: FG, States, LGs share N606bn

ANAMBRA 2021: INEC denies barring APGA, Soludu

LAGOS LG POLL: Alleged imposition of candidates after primaries unsettles APC

PDP devolves e-registration committee into sub-committees

We’re proud of Ajimobi, even in death- Oyo APC

AKSG to commission Sheraton Hotel by September — Gov Emmanuel

40 per cent Deficit: Sanwo-Olu sets agenda for improved access to safe water by 2030

Court sentenced man to 16 years imprisonment for ‘attempted theft’


When was the last time you did something for the first time? – Darius Rucker

### Good morning

Compiled by Joe Agbro Jr. (@joeagbro)

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