Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 20th June



Proposed pension, immunity for Saraki, Dogara provocative –Falana, SERAP

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN); a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Niyi Akintola, and the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, have condemned the proposed life pension and immunity for National Assembly leaders.


Death in Imushin: Niger Delta militants want to invade Ogun — CP

ABEOKUTA—Following the killing of no fewer than 15 persons in Ogun State by suspected militants, the State Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, yesterday confirmed that the militants are desperately looking for a safe haven in the state.

The Sun

Presidency plotting to destabilise my administration, Fayose alleges

EKITI State Governor Ayo­dele Fayose has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by the Presidency to destabilize his administration and ultimately, remove him from office.


Senate C’ttee Rejects MTN, NCC Deal, Summons Telecoms CEO, AGF, Emefiele, Others

The Senate Committee on Communications at the weekend rejected the recent terms of agreement between the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) and MTN which reduced the fine imposed on MTN by NCC for operational misconducts last year from N780 billion to N330 billion.

Daily Times

NAF intensifies strikes on Boko Haram targets in North East

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has increased the tempo of air strikes on Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) targets in the north east in a renewed operation codenamed ‘Operation Gama Aiki,’ Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, Director of Public Relations and Information said in a statement on Sunday.


Military kills seven terrorists, apprehends eleven others

Troops of 22, 28 and 114 Task Forces Brigade and Battalion of Nigerian Army on Sunday killed seven Boko Haram terrorists and arrested of 11 others during clearance operations in the Bitta-Damboa and Dikwa-Marte axis of Borno state.

National Mirror

MTN fine, a closed matter –Minister

Daily Trust

Obasanjo should be probed -Senator Waku

A former federal legislator, Senator Joseph Waku, has advocated for the probe of former President Olusegun Obasanjo over alleged corrupt practices perpetrated during his tenure.

The Nation

Senate: AGF leads plot to jail Saraki, Ekweremadu


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