Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 30th June

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Punch

Saraki’s attempts to stop trials shameful, says Gbonigi

The Chairman of the Yoruba Unity Forum, Bishop Bolanle Gbonigi (retd.), says the ongoing court trials of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, are ridiculing the image of the country.

Vanguard

Avengers attacks on oil installations not in interest of N-Delta region —GROUP

Hope for Niger Delta Campaign, HNDC, a non-governmental organisation based in The Netherlands, has said that the current attack on oil installations in the Niger Delta region by Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, was not in the interest of the region.

Thisday

Kachikwu Signs $80bn Oil and Gas Infrastructure Deals in China

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with several Chinese firms for over $80 billion new investments, spanning five years, in the oil and gas industry covering pipelines, refineries, gas and power, facility refurbishments and upstream financing.

The Sun

Mother claims 7-year-old daughter healed of HIV/AIDS at crusade

A seven-year-old girl, Faith Ojo, has been confirmed healed of the deadly virus HiV/AIDS by a medical report from the City Medical Diagnostic Cen­tre, Ido-Ekiti, Ekiti State. Her mother, Bosede, claimed Faith became whole after taking anointing oil from the Jesu Omo Dafidi Outreach Ministries of Evangelist Emmanuel Joseph

Daily Times

Ambode shuts down 70 churches and others

The Lagos State Government has shutdown 70 churches, 20 mosques and about 11 hotels, club houses and beer parlours in a move aimed at reducing noise in the state.

Guardian

Resign or face your trial, government tells Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu

The Federal Government has hit back at the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, over statements they made last Tuesday after they were arraigned for allegedly forging the Standing Rules of the upper legislative chamber.

Daily Trust

Sheriff’s faction elects Iduoriyekemwen as Edo gov’ship candidate

The Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, elected Matthew Iduoriyekemwen as its gubernatorial candidate for the September 10 governorship election in Edo State.

National Mirror

Ekiti lawmakers allege harassment, hold sit-out protest

Ekiti State House of Assembly members yesterday held a sit-out protest over alleged intimidation and harassment of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, government in the state by the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government.

The Nation

Abuja to shut 556 illegal schools

Worried by the increasing number of illegally-operated primary and secondary schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Department of Quality Assurance (QA) FCT Education Secretariat has commenced a sensitization exercise that will lead to the eventual closure of all unregistered schools in the territory.

 

 

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