Here Are The News Headlines For Today, June 8 ,2020

THE NATION

Man, 38, ‘rapes’ seven-month-old amid nationwide outcry
George Floyd: America, now Third World country?
Decision on National Assembly Clerk likely Monday
Masari; implement Executive Order 10
IPOB stirring global anger against Nigeria, says Presidency
JAMB to fix admission cut-off marks June 16
Count me out of Akpabio’s travails, says Omo-Agege
Banks yet to fully comply with Fed Govt’s advisory on operations
Dangers of indirect primaries, by CSO
Lawan: we passed Buhari’s $5.5b loan request to save 20m jobs
Obaseki, Oshiomhole put Presidency in dilemma
COVID-19: Winds against resetting economy
Nigeria can stimulate growth and avoid a recession
NGE urges Fed Govt to save media from collapse
Community policing and IGP Adamu
North’s CAN to Miyetti Allah: stop ‘provocative’ statements
‘Why we have not prosecuted Ajimobi, aides’
Nigeria has 4,159MW of unused electricity, say GenCos
PDP aspirants refuse to step down for Ondo deputy governor
Partial compliance with rules as churches reopen in FCT, Osun, Kwara, Imo
Pope: stay vigilant about virus 1:03 am
Kaduna remains under lockdown, says govt
COVID-19: adjust or die!
Majek: A Nigerian original
N50m CBN grant for herbal medicine research, production 12:13 am
Virtual courts: Lagos takes Fed Govt, National Assembly to Supreme Court 12:03 am

DAILY TRUST

Job cuts displace workers as COVID-19 hits employers
Kaduna consults stakeholders over lockdown review
‘Environment Ministry should manage Ecological Funds’
KadSUBEB to relaunch UBE procurement process
Kaduna expresses gratitude over First Lady’s palliatives
COVID-19 Funds: CBN disburses N107.45bn to beneficiaries
50 directors fail permanent secretary exam, 41 for oral interview
Why Buhari hasn’t confirmed Dongban-Mensem as Court of Appeal president – Presidency
Job cuts displace workers as COVID-19 hits employers
The silent majority believe in what we’re doing — Lawan
COVID-19 Funds: CBN disburses N107.45bn to beneficiaries
POB using Christianity to wage war against Nigeria – Presidency
Why Baro port hasn’t taken off 17 months after completion – NIWA MD
Oil marketers not allowed to fix fuel price – FG
‘Oshiohmole no longer valid APC member’ – DG VON
Edo gov’ship: Plot to disqualify Obaseki thickens
We are yet to learn from June 12 election annulment – Diri
I remain Ogun PDP chairman – Dayo
Residents’ excited as Abuja churches reopen
Children get palliative at Apo community
Women donate health equipment to Abuja hospital

PUNCH

Lagos discharges 31 COVID-19 patients
Global COVID-19 death toll passes 400,000
COVID-19: Nine latest global developments
US records 749 COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours
COVID-19 cases in Africa now over 175,000 –WHO
Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases pass 12,000, death toll hits 342
Edo: Fresh crisis looms in APC
Fake army captains beat up policeman in Ekiti
Telcos threatened as Facebook, Google plan subsea cable
Police raid Ikorodu, arrest suspected cultists
‘IPOB spending $85,000 monthly to spread misinformation’
Northern CAN knocks Miyetti Allah, cattle breeders deny ‘rule-forever’ comment
Assembly plans to clear Obasa of fraud allegations –Source
Ondo varsity lecturer slumps, dies
NNPC, others planning N21bn hospitals in 12 states – Mamora
Crisis looms as COVID-19 cases outnumber bed-spaces in states
JAMB directs candidates to print 2020 results slips
Obasa allegations should worry Buhari, Tinubu
Dad’ll run for 2023 presidency, says Atiku’s son
I can’t open church, endanger people’s lives –Bakare
Atheist spends 40 days in custody for blaspheming Prophet Mohammed
Fake army captains beat up policeman in Ekiti
Police raid Ikorodu, arrest suspected cultists
Scores dead as military hits bandits in Zamfara
Fraudster fleeces Nigerians on Facebook with ponmo scheme
Command nabs Lagos traffic robber
Police arrest two for defiling Ekiti four, three-year-old girls

SUN

COVID-19: Editors seek FG’s financial stimulus for media, condemn intimidation, gender based violence
Umahi asks army, police to take over 2 warring Ebonyi communities
Land dispute: Anambra community begs Obiano to intervene
2020 UTME result notification ready, says JAMB
Why Delta COVID-19 cases rising –Okowa
Uromi vigilante empowered with motorbikes, mobile phones to enhance security
Iboyitete, kidnapped Delta doctor, regains freedom
NURTW demands justice over member’s death in Rivers
Relocation directive: Real reasons aviation agencies’ chiefs dared Minister
Alleviating impact of COVID-19 on food production
We’ll maintain dividend payout to shareholders –Seplat
Investors stake N23.6bn on 1.45bn shares
Umahi asks army, police to take over 2 warring Ebonyi communities
The Igboka spirit will continue to guide Obiano
Land dispute: Anambra community begs Obiano to intervene
JAMB registers 1.8m candidates for UTME, DE as application closes
2020 UTME result notification ready, says JAMB
Okowa, Kachikwu, others for post-election lecture
Why Delta COVID-19 cases rising –Okowa
Ogun PDP calls for investigation into $250,000 bribery allegation
Confusion in Kogi as another 37 governorship aspirants endorse indirect primary
Edo guber: Fresh crisis looms as ex-NWC member accuse Oshiomhole of electoral infraction
#RevolutionNow: Group petitions NHRC over Sowore’s detention
Bayelsa Senatorial election: Group clamours for Goin to join race
Fresh crisis looms in APC over Edo primaries

GUARDIAN

IPOB using Christianity to ignite war in Nigeria, presidency alleges
APC’s NWC, Oshiomhole under fire ahead of Edo primary
Banned Salwa Eid Naser insists she has never cheated
Stakeholders insist on NDDC audit, probe of Niger Delta committees
Commuters lament, seek action over unending gridlock by OK Foods, Ladipo market trucks
Lagos sues AGF, NASS over virtual court hearings
Ondo’s 41st Covid-19 case evades isolation in Imo
Lagos retools workforce as level 13 resumes today
Military repels attack by herders in Benue, kills five
Ishaku wants tighter security in Taraba communities
Commuters lament, seek action over unending gridlock by OK Foods, Ladipo market trucks
Seven million Nigerians to suffer acute hunger in three months
Lagos sues AGF, NASS over virtual court hearings
Ondo’s 41st Covid-19 case evades isolation in Imo
APC’s NWC, Oshiomhole under fire ahead of Edo primary
FG unveils digital identity panel for development ecosystem project
International politics frustrating Nigeria’s efforts against insecurity, says Lawan
Stakeholders insist on NDDC audit, probe of Niger Delta committees
IPOB using Christianity to ignite war in Nigeria, presidency alleges
Minister canvasses stiffer penalties for rapists, insists on castration
Amid FG’s rejection, Ganduje sets up RUGA settlement in Kano
Editors urge FG to save media from total collapse
NAPTIP publishes names, photos of convicted rapists

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