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Newspaper headlines for Saturday 20th of June, 2020

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR SATURDAY 20TH JUNE 202



THE NATION



Tour operators rue cancellation of Nazareth meeting

Why event centres cant operate in Lagos for now

Professor Michael Akpan and the devaluation debate (1)

APC faction rejects Uzodinma-led primary election cttee

Deadlock as doctors continue strike

Giadom cant act as APC chair Court

Edo primary: APC writes IGP, PTF to seek clearance for Uzodinma, others

Between Akeredolu and Iji: Who blinks first

Endangered by social media posts

Has the governor incurred LG chairmens fresh wrath

Shehu, Adesina must soften their rhetoric

GBfoods completes N20b tomato processing factory in Kebbi


*VANGUARD*


Reps hail Obaseki's defection to PDP

Police arrest 20 suspects for theft, sodomy, rape in Bauchi

Torrential rainfall: Lagos govt warns residents to expect more

Oyo Govt apprehends father for assault on 7-yr-old daughter

We remain in APC, ward, LGA executives who suspended Oshiomhole declare

Gov Makinde flags off N1bn MSME development scheme

Agbolayah felicitates with Ereyitomi

FG to collaborate with states to domesticate Child Rights, violence against person prohibition Acts

Lagos PDP Woman Leader dies after brief illness

Ugwuanyi: COVID-19 pandemic has reset world thinking about health

CSO writes Police, demands immediate release of Ugochinyere

Obaseki, others should be quarantined ' POI

I will return PDP to winning ways in Edo ' Obaseki

COVID-19: Rotary Club of Eko Atlantic donates 28 water tanks to Lagos

Okowa urges strict adherence to COVID-19 prescribed protocols

Music sensation, Anii, prays for Nigeria with new single 'God bless us all

You are welcome to PDP, Ekweremadu tells Obaseki

Johnnie Walker inspires heartwarming stories for father's day

APC Crisis: Transact business with me as Ag National Chairman, Giadom tells INEC

Kemi Olunloyo prays for Davido and Chioma

It's scandalous to allocate more money for National Assembly renovation than to healthcare

Arteta uncertain about David Luiz's future at Arsenal

StarTimes introduces fresh drama series

Everton's Richarlison names three defenders better than Van Dijk

BREAKING: Edo Deputy Gov, Shaibu, joins Obaseki in PDP, picks membership card

New NBC Code: NBC cannot assume the powers of the National Assembly ' Okoroji

Defection Rally: Ize-Iyamu accuses Obaseki of breaking own Covid-19 law

Man United make opening bid for fiorentina winger ' reports


*THISDAY*


AN ARTICLE A MUST READ FOR PEDESTRIANS

Neymar Ordered to Pay Former Club Barcelona 6.7m Euros

Barca Academy Nigerias Future Dependent on Students Progress

Game on in Edo State as Obaseki Joins PDP

APC CRISIS IS GOOD FOR NIGERIA

Dosu Urges Nigerians to Stand with Super Eagles Goalkeepers

Ibidunni, It is Too Tough to Say Goodbye

Insecurity: Only the Truth Can Set Us Free

Rivers Has Facilities to Host International Sports Events, Says Iyaye

Mourinho Unleashes Kane, Son, Sissoko against Man Utd

M. K. O Abiola in Times Like this


*PUNCH*


Coronavirus: Ogun suspends reopening of churches, mosques

Killings: FG rejects UK religious freedom report, unveils counter-terrorism plan

Nigerian pleads guilty to $11m Internet fraud in US

COVID-19: Plateau committee claims discovery of 13 antiviral plants

Tinubus daughter knew about controversial levy, told us to hold on Babaloja, Computer Village market

Well set up a strong team to investigate Obasekis certificates Aziegbemi, Edo PDP chair

Parents, raise your sons not to be rapists (III)

A divided Presidency and a First Lady battling for space

Jonathan allowed Buhari, APC to protest before 2015 NEF

How PDP govs, chieftains endorsed Obaseki, Shaibu ticket

Before Stardom WithJumoke Odetola

Nigeria runs expensive govt, theres need for national debate Osinbajo

My parents took a loan to pay my school fees Badejo, UNILAG first-class graduate

From Sanwo-Olu to HoS, none is a Lagosian Bode George, others allege

COVID-19: FCT records 105 sexual violence cases in two months, says Osinbajo

Fatherhood is becoming the change you want to see

Kogi doctors lament poor pay, lose 10 colleagues

COVID-19: 88 killed in seven days amid surging cases

Lai Mohammed critic released after 45-day in detention

Dangote to open export facilities to boost clinker export

Six ways parents can protect girls from rapists

Nollywood star, Mercy Aigbe, relishes comfort of Benz GLA 250

Wadume: How soldiers hijacked my bus, pursued and killed policemen Driver

What you should know about getting pregnant after 35

ECOWAS Court begins virtual session Monday

Make yourself the project (2)

World Refugee Day: 80 million people displaced worldwide, says UN

Makinde, Fayose, other PDP SWest leaders meet in Oyo


*DAILY TRUST*


Championing Corporate Social Investments during a pandemic

COVID-19: UK govt announces 1bn catch-up plan for school students

Eight years after shooting, Malala graduates from Oxford University

US theatres to open July 15

5 children, including 16-yr-old pregnant girl, killed by lightning

Neymar ordered to pay Barcelona 6.7m euros

Lampard encouraged by Werner's decision to join Chelsea


*THE SUN*


Why I reject godfatherism in Edo politics ' Oba of Benin

Kalu's release good for Abia, Southeast ahead of 2023, says ex-council boss

Court orders Neymar to pay Barcelona 6.7m

Confusion in Ekiti APC over alleged moves to suspend Buhari's aide, Ojudu

Politicians fueling crisis in Nigeria for selfish gains 'Primate Ndukuba

Klopp feared Premier League cancellation

2020 Sports Festival: Minister receives committee's report

Edo guber: I'm ready for Obaseki ' Ize-Iyamu

FCT FA chairman counts featsin first anniversary

Let's break Nigeria into six regions ' Balarabe Musa

Djokovic: Federer, Nadal make me better

APC faction rejects Uzodimma-led committee on Edo gov primary

COVID-19: Ministry hands federations guidelines for sports' return

Edo guber: PDP grants Obaseki waiver, shifts primary to June 25

British boxer congratulates Sanwo-Olu @ 55

Obaseki obtains PDP nomination forms, to be screened today

Lagos warns against drilling boreholes without licence, permits

Nestle launches unique cooking website in Central and West Africa

FG releases N4.5bn to 31 teaching hospitals











Sir Emeka Offor Foundation hails Nigeria on polio-free status

COVID-19: Ugwuanyi to rehabilitate Oji-River General Hospital

History made as CJN swears in 2nd female Court of Appeal President

Northern governors to hire hunters, vigilantes over insecurity

Insecurity: Northern Elders raise alarm over alleged plans to disrupt youths' peaceful protests

Lagos alerts on heavy rainfalls, asks residents to relocate from flood zones

Northern governors to hire hunters, vigilantes over insecurity

South East govs to Igbo Union: We'll protect Ndigbo against herdsmen, bandits

Nasarawa Assembly intervenes in health workers' strike


*GUARDIAN*


LASG to sanction private schools defying closure directive

How moves by APC elders to reconcile Obaseki, Oshiomhole failed

Northern Governors opt for vigilantes, hunters to tackle insecurity

Fear in Nasarawa governor's hometown over breach of burial protocol

Slain UNIBEN Student, Omozuwa, was a virgin

Yekini beats Ghana's Yeboah as greatest striker on FIFA poll

EU parliament declares 'Black Lives Matter

Inter, Atalanta continue Champions League ticket pursuit in Serie A

How COVID-19 has affected lifestyle businesses, by Edozien

Russia accuses 'aggressive' US of starting arms race in space

I'm too big,' Fury tells Mike Tyson

NAFRC to involve other para-military for retirement training

Racism ' Nigeria needs to take the lead again in Africa

Cleric donates face masks, palliatives to Alimosho residents

Edo 2020 Sports Festival committee submits reports to Minister

ICPC arrests teacher, GTB officials, lawyer for laundering N550m

Southampton push Norwich closer to the drop

Lagos engages creative industry practitioners on tourism promotion, pledges support

Solskjaer delighted by Pogba's impact as penalty drama denies Man United

Bring back our husbands, police officers' wives cry out

FG unveils guidelines for safe food practices during COVID-19 pandemic

Why we must teach our kids about consent

A Better Time Would Be Davido's Best Album

WARDC empowers women on public speaking, communication to curb GBV

I didn't choose entertainment, it chose me

Al-Ameen Buhari: From location driver to Kannywood beloved actor

Nigerians seek help as ecological challenges destroy homes, livelihoods


*DAILY TIMES*


Ekiti assembly passes N91.1bn 2020 revised budget

Ogun assembly assures of enacting uniform law against rape

Benue to construct 500 km roads, 6 agro logistic hubs

Centre records 19 rape cases in Kafanchan during lockdown

Chief justice charges Mensem to maintain appeal courts integrity

Police urge residents to remove abandoned vehicles from stations

Judge urges rape victims, relations not to drop out of cases

Oba Of Benin blasts Oshiomole, disowns him and tells him no more Godfatherism

PDP condemns arrest of CUPP Spokesman, Ugochinyere

I am prepared to provide leadership that will not only put PDP into office in Edo but in Nigeria Obaseki

Asari Dokubo releases video,calls Nnamdi Kanu an Idiot for declaring Biafra a Jewish Nation

Ekiti Assembly passes 2020 revised appropriation bill of N91.1bn

Justice Dongba-Mensem sworn in as Appeal Court President

Security: Northern governors task hunters, vigilantes on intelligence gathering

Lightning kills pregnant girl, 5 others in Guinea

FG releases N4.5bn for arrears of doctors allowances

1000 residents benefit from free dialysis, as Borno moves to cut COVID-19 spread

COVID-19: Millions of children risk being-pushed into child labours Report

Buharis administration is the only Govt that has kept all promises Ehanire

Oyo records highest single daily spike of 103 new COVID-19 cases

Covid-19: Hydroxychloroquine has no impact on COVID-19-WHO

Daily Times Newspaper, Saturday, June 20, 2020

Nigerian scientists discover vaccine for COVID-19

Aftermath of resignation from APC: Edo gov, deputy join PDP in Edo

FG releases N4.5bn to 31 hospitals, N9bn for insurance

No leadership vacuum in APC Party spokesman

Ogun: Abiodun vows to ban operation of Okada

WHO finally declares Nigeria Polio free


*DAILY INDEPENDENT*


Arteta Wants Permanent Mari Deal Despite Season-Ending

Saudi Arabia COVID-19 Cases Exceed 150,000 ' Health Ministry










JUST IN: Lagos PDP Loses Women Leader

Saudi Arabia COVID-19 Cases Exceed 150,000 ' Health Ministry

Jose Mourinho: Bemoans VAR Role For Penalty In Draw With Man Utd

APC Primary: 'Don't Come To Edo', Ex-Speaker Warns Uzodinma

Poland To Lift Restrictions On Numbers Of Aircraft Passengers

Poland To Lift Restrictions On Numbers Of Aircraft Passengers

The Imperatives Of N250bn Bond For Ogun Economic Development

Govts Must Explore Public-Private Partnership To Boost Homeownership 'Akintunde

See Your Journey To PDP As An Act Of God, Secondus Charges Obaseki

Barcelona Draw Blank At Sevilla To Keep Title Race Wide Open

Arab League Plans Urgent Virtual Meeting On Escalating Conflict In Libya

Anti-Corruption Crusade Takes Centre Stage As Debo Adeniran Turns 60

Arab League Plans Urgent Virtual Meeting On Escalating Conflict In Libya

Tourism Can Be Platform For Overcoming Pandemic ' UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres

[FULL TIME] TOT 1-1 MUN: Pogba, Fernandes Deny Mourinho Vital PL Win

Edo Guber: PDP Grants Waiver To Obaseki, Shifts Primary To Thursday June 25

COVID-19: Infected Delhi Health Minister On Oxygen Support As His Condition Worsens

[LIVE] TOT 1-1 MUN: Fernandes Equalises For Man Utd










Colonial Mentality Destroying Our Value, Herbal Solution Best For Nigeria ' Okhue Iboi

Father, Son Drown While Fishing In Donegal

South-West PDP Leaders Meet, Resolve To Forge Common Front

Neville Criticises De Gea For Tottenham Goal Vs Man United

I Dress To Please Myself ' Dr. Akintunji

Edo Guber: Edo High Court To Determine Ize-Iyamu's NWC Waiver On June 25th

Indians Vows To Boycott Chinese Goods After Deadly Border Clash

Kyle Walker 'Agrees To Marry Annie Kilner


*TRIBUNE*


Munchy Macaroni salad

BREAKING: PDP screens Obaseki Saturday

Argungu Festival: Stakeholders call for adequate accommodation for tourists










BREAKING: PDP screens Obaseki Saturday

I am changing the rap music narrative in Nigeria, Africa 'Ladipoe

Bauchi denies ICPC claim of seized land linked to Governor Bala Mohammed

School reopening guidelines: 2 million Lagos students face uncertainty

NCDC confirms 667 new COVID-19 cases, total now 19,147

Law is my profession, writing my passion ' Sinmileoluwa Akinpelumi

CNG suspends planned protests in other Northern states

Oil prices gain with OPEC+ holding the line on supply cuts

COVID-19: I was not isolated at State International Hotel ' Speaker

Gender-based violence, rape dent on our collective humanity, dignity 'Osinbajo

5 Nigerian writers reach for global literary prizes

Akinkugbe and his GCI classmates were all geniuses 'Olunloyo

Conversations you must have in your relationship










2023: We've fought wars, we won't support another one 'Buhari's ally, Colonel Muhammad Abdul (retd)


*BLUE PRINT*


Saudi Arabia set to reopen mosques in Mecca

Breaking: Barcelona throw away La Liga points, open level opportunity for Real Madrid

Breaking: Obaseki faces PDP screening Saturday, party postpones primary election again in Edo

Like Obaseki, deputy governor joins PDP

Breaking: Pogba, Fernandes dazzle as Manchester Utd hold Tottenham on Premier League return

Breaking: Obaseki picks PDP nomination form ahead party primary

Lagos airport to get 3rd domestic terminal

PICTURES: Despite Coronavirus scare, mammoth crowd besiege PDP secretariat for Obaseki

GMG Boss 'Matter' is making waves

Save Anambra farmers from cattle marauders, raping, killings ' Group tells Obiano

Letter to the Nigerian youth

As Obaseki declares for PDP' APC loses Edo

How Nigeria loses billions to lottery fraud

Covid-19: Students, parents, proprietors, experts in limbo

Breaking: Nigeria's Coronavirus daily numbers go high, Abia cases soar again

Nigeria now polio-free, says FG










FG rejects UK Religious Freedom Report on Nigeria

PDP grants Obaseki, deputy waiver to contest primary

PDP calls on NASS to investigate Malami's allegations against Magu

Breaking: FG announces Batch C N-Power enrollment plans

Why North's security woes persist










Firm spends N11.8m on road, erosion control in Kogi

Ganduje hails NIPSS on data-gathering, research

Covid-19: We'll soon begin another evacuation of almajiris ' Commissioner

NGF raises c'ttee on security, thumbs up Buhari's efforts

Obaseki's defection to PDP not news ' APC










Violent thunderstorm strikes pregnant girl, other children dead

FG determined to lift 100m Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years


*SPORTS*


2020 Sports Festival: Minister receives committee's report - The Sun

Alex Zanardi in serious condition after handbike crash - Yahoo

Apugo Showers Encomium On Chukwueze After MOTM Award On Laliga Return - Complete Sports

Arsenal Face Competition For Pape Gueye - Daily Independent

Arteta confirms Mari transfer intention after Arsenal injury blow - Goal

Arteta uncertain about David Luiz's future at Arsenal - Vanguard

Arteta Wants Permanent Mari Deal Despite Season-Ending - Daily Independent

Awoniyi wants Super Eagles Chance, rues no contact with Rohr - Peoples Daily

Barca Academy Nigerias Future Dependent on Students Progress - Thisday

Barcelona Draw Blank At Sevilla To Keep Title Race Wide Open - Daily Independent

Bergwijn matches Van der Vaart mark while continuing blistering Spurs start - Goal

Breaking my arm before France '98 World Cup most painful experience 'Ike Shorunmu - New Telegraph

British boxer congratulates Sanwo-Olu @ 55 - The Sun

Bruno Fernandes rescues Manchester United in dramatic 1-1 finish at Tottenham - Daily Times

CAF rates Okocha Africa's most talented dribblers - Peoples Daily

Cazorla tells Chukwueze to ignore comments from critics - New Telegraph

Chukwueze a complete player, says Villarreal coach - Punch

Climate crisis threatens future of global sport, says report - Yahoo

Coleman provisionally suspended after third missed drugs test - Peoples Daily

Coronavirus: Astros player tests positive for COVID-19 - Yahoo

Coronavirus: Clemson announce 23 football players test positive for COVID-19 - Yahoo

Coronavirus: McIlroy, Koepka both near Watney before positive test - Yahoo

Court orders Neymar to pay Barcelona 6.7m - Punch

Court orders Neymar to pay Barcelona 6.7m - The Sun

COVID-19: Ministry hands federations guidelines for sports' return - The Sun

Delort: Montpellier star rates Ligue 1 the 'most complete league' in the world - Goal

Djokovic: Federer, Nadal make me better - The Sun

Dosu Urges Nigerians to Stand with Super Eagles Goalkeepers - Thisday





























 
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