Headline News Today: Thu, June 23 2016


– I know nothing about alleged forgery, I’m being persecuted – Saraki

– Nobody can sack you – JOHESU orders health workers to begin 7-day strike

– Bianca Ojukwu’s mother dies at 81.


– Journalists, parents barred as Ese Oruru testifies in camera

– Police to cut deployment of special units’ personnel to individuals, companies

– FRSC to prosecute school owners who fail to register fleet

– Education ministry, VCs to meet over scrap of Post-UTME

– Help military defeat Boko Haram, maintain peace nationwide – Sani Bello charges new IGP

– LMC sanctions MFM FC for crowd trouble, suspends referee Abiodun

– It is no longer business as usual – Governor Ugwuanyi warns teachers

– Military scraps Operation Pulo Shield, launches Operation Delta Safe

– Euro 2016: Hungary finish top of Group F, Portugal end up third

– Ronaldo becomes first to score in four European Championships

– I have never believed in corruption in my life – Buhari

– Benue: Ortom mourns Rev. Father Adeyi

– Dasukigate: DSS arrests former Chief of Army Staff, Ihejirika

– Edo government accuses Okowa of recruiting thugs ahead of guber polls

– Stop deceiving us, we are not kids – Benue Elders blast Ortom

– Fayose is wicked for refusing to pay Ekiti civil servants – APC

– How two men defrauded car dealers with fake bank alerts, cheques in Lagos

– Lai Mohammed urges Chinese TV, cinemas to show Nigerian films

– Some senior Yoruba, Hausa military officers planning to overthrow Buhari – Niger Delta militants

– 24-year-old fugitive re-arraigned for damaging police cell

– Halliburton scandal: Prove your innocence by travelling to US – Fayose dares Buhari’s wife


– Telecoms sector’s investments hit $38 billion

– Orbih rejects Sheriff

– Insurgents flee Lake Chad axis under massive JNTF pounding

– Group wants N1.3bn posting fees by corps members probed

– Nigerians spend $100m on cancer treatment abroad

– DHQ retires 464 Military personnel

– Lagos seals 30 illegal patent medicine stores, pharmacies

– Ambassadorial Nominees: Senate vows not to commence screening

– Seek int’l accreditation, Nigerian hospitals told

– FG, Senate Face-off: APC, PDP Clash over ‘Selective’ Anti-Graft War

– Government stakeholders seek backward integration, begin review of NAIDP implementation

– Three Australian workers kidnapped in Nigeria

– US General: Islamic State Ties Divide Boko Haram

– CBN Opens Discount Window to Boost Liquidity, Naira Strengthens to N282.80/$1

– Australian mine workers taken in Nigeria

– Bayelsa Federal Hospital Sues 121 Unclaimed Corpses

– EFCC Can Drag Fayose Before Code Of Conduct Tribunal – Momoh

– Group Berates N/A Over Clamour For Immunity, Life Pension

– Executive Arm Alone Can’t Enjoy Immunity – Saraki

– Ex-cop tells of kidnapping attempt

– Boko Haram refugees ‘starved to death’- BBC

– EFCC Arraigns Nyako’s Aide, Others For Fraud

– Boko Haram: Multinational Joint Task Force Kills 31 Terrorists

– Senate Summons Foreign Affairs Minister, SGF over Lopsided Ambassadorial Nominations

– Senate C’ttee Clears Jimoh Ibrahim of Alleged Diversion of Aviation Funds

– DSS Arrest: CNPP Demands NSA, EFCC Chairman’s Resignation Within Seven Days

– Buhari Warns State House Staff against Corruption

– Gunmen kidnap 5 Macmahon workers in Nigeria

– FG, States Share N305bn as May Allocation Increases by N23bn

– Bill Criminalizing Hate Speech Online Passes Second Reading

– Obasanjo: LG Administration Has Been Bastardised, Battered

– Bank, associates funded my election — Fayose

– CAN Files Appeal, Stay of Execution on Hijab Ruling

– FG Suspends Sack of Resident Doctors, Negotiations Continue

– Troops Intercepts Families of Boko Haram Terrorists

– Rise In Non-oil Revenue Boosts May Allocation To N305bn


– Etsu Nupe Hosts Special Tafsir, Iftar To Mark Nupe Day

– ‘FG Should Respect Rule of Law In Anti-graft War’

– Inadequate power generation affecting grid stability, says TCN

– Reps probe N2.9trn in Treasury Single Account

– EFCC Arraigns Judge, One Other for Obtaining N58.5m under False Pretence

– Abducted Priest Found Dead Near Council Secretariat

Source: Whassapp Dailies