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Here Are The News Headlines For Today. June 23, 2020

SUN

COVID-19: Ecobank boss predicts spike in e-payment adoption
Access Bank launches Womenpreneur to boost female SMEs in Africa
Aviation stakeholders protest use of foreign airlines for evacuation of Nigerians
Power tussle: Finance Minister returns Amobi as NBET boss
MTN COVID-19 free SMS hits 3.7bn
Northern group tasks Buhari over AGF attack on Magu
Bagudu’s endless battle to reposition Kebbi
ECOWAS backs Okonjo-Iweala for WTO DG
COVID-19: Oil price crash sends NSE ASI down 0.29%
N397bn debt: AMCON didn’t order demolition of Ikoyi property
Postcode: NIPOST signs MoU with NASRDA
No uniform UTME minimum score for admission – JAMB
Southern leaders slam N50bn against Buhari, Malami over alleged marginalisation
Protesters, financial crunch cripple APC
Plateau to test returnee Almajiris
Kaduna evacuates 35,000 Almajirai, receives over 1,000 –Commissioner
… Secondus, Fayose, others receive deputy gov
APC guber aspirant escapes death
Aftermath of defection to PDP: I won’t quit as deputy governor, vows Ajayi
Group advocates stiffer penalties for perpetrators of violence against older persons

LEADERSHIP
Aviation Expert Tasks FAAN On ICAO Codes For Lagos Airport
NEM Insurance Pays N7.4bn Claims, Declares 15k Dividend
….As Electricity: GenCos Get New Board Chairman
COVID-19: Nigerians Must Not Drop Their Guard
Gov Abiodun Appoints Selimot Ottun new Head of Service
S/Arabia To Host Few Persons For 2020 Hajj
Ondo 2020: Why PDP Govs Shunned Defection Of Akeredolu’s Deputy
UNICEF, NOA Renew Onslaught Against FGM/C In Imo
Stakeholders Chart Way On Promotion Of Abuja Entertainment Industry
APC Crisis: No Division Among Progressive Governors – DGF DG
Govs Meet PMB As APC Crisis Spreads To States
ECOWAS Endorses Okonjo-Iweala For WTO DG Seat
Don’t Abandon Non-COVID-19 Patients , FG Tells Hospitals
Interstate Ban: Transporters Groan As FEC Reviews Guidelines Wednesday
Pantami, Danbatta, Others Make Worldex Top 10 Tech Leaders
Tajudeen, Monguno Sponsor Highest Number Of Bills In Green Chamber
Party Crisis: APC Govs Present Position To PMB
Large Turnout Characterises Edo APC Governorship Primary
Gov Abiodun Appoints Selimot Ottun new Head of Service
S/Arabia To Host Few Persons For 2020 Hajj
Ondo 2020: Why PDP Govs Shunned Defection Of Akeredolu’s Deputy
Obaseki’ll Sustain Devt Strides In Edo For Another 4 Years, Says Okowa

PUNCH

Ancelotti accused of €1m tax fraud
NPFL: No relegation, no promotion, insists club chairmen
Flight simulation holds Saturday, FG gets restart plan Wednesday
Banks caution customers, say frauds on the rise
Discos should be audited before Siemens deal – Council
Virgin Atlantic resumes flights from Lagos August 24
Stock market extends decline, investors lose N38bn
Ogun council official assaulting woman in viral video arrested
Ekiti man allegedly defiles neighbour’s five-year-old daughter
Man stabs lover to death in Lagos, commits suicide
Fire razes Oba Market in Benin
Woman strips husband’s ex-girlfriend in Ogun
Hoodlums kill man returning from church in Imo
Man lures Filipino lady to Enugu, sexually abuses her for six months
Telecom operators fear funding challenge as demand rises
FG decides on interstate travel ban, others next week
Appointments: Fasoranti, Clarke, 14 others sue Buhari, demand N50bn
ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO candidacy
APC peace panel gets 170 petitions, blames COVID-19 for delayed sittings
Ogun council official assaulting woman in viral video arrested
Ekiti man allegedly defiles neighbour’s five-year-old daughter

DAILY TRUST

Rescue APC, governors beg Buhari
EFCC arrests 16 suspected fraudsters in Lagos, Ogun
FBI commends EFCC on indictment of cyber criminals
Gombe gov inaugurates community policing committee
Certifying patriotism, empathy and integrity
Return to APC, Ize-Iyamu urges Obaseki
PDP flays Buhari over attack on Nigerian embassy in Ghana
ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala for the position of DG WTO
FG tasks NBET board to de-risk power sector
‘22% of Nigeria’s MSMEs face financing hurdles’
FG to link small scale gold miners to markets
Why we are yet to pay 12,000 N-Power volunteers — FG
Bandits kill 3, kidnap one in Katsina villages
Man kills own children, injures 72-year-old father in Anambra
IGP orders probe of rape allegation against D’Banj
NSCDC recruitment process is on hold — Commandant General
Strike: NLC gives another 7 days notice to Cross River govt over salary structure

THE NATION

ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala for WTO job
UK PM to cut social distancing rule
Saudi limits Hajj to residents in kingdom
Nigeria exonerates Ghana on demolished high commission
Organisers target $17m for Joshua, Pulev dinner show
COVID-19: Nigerian athletes to get relief fund
Japan drop bid for 2023 Women’s WC
Keane: Mourinho defends Spurs’ playing pattern
Angel investors to drive new funding for healthcare
Japaul mulls N27b new capital in massive restructuring
App to support mortgage applicants unveiled
FBN Holdings gets award
CRC Credit Bureau launches API
Ecobank CEO kicks against debt relief for African countries
Aguma remains Rivers APC chair
‘Nigeria now has opportunity to rethink economic structure’
Ize-Iyamu: my victory signals end of Edo APC crisis
Fayemi pledges open execution of 2020 Supplementary Budget
Fed Govt, airlines in talks over fare
Anti-Oshiomhole governors submit position to Buhari
APC will win Edo, Ondo polls, says Kogi governor
‘Ibom, Lekki Deep seaports to generate 180,000 jobs’
Sanwo-Olu: technology vital to tackle economic challenges
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