Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 23 Sept., 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


China, US clash at UN General Assembly over Coronavirus

Record rise in weekly COVID-19 cases, but deaths down- WHO

Kyari knocks NAssembly over delayed PIB

Labour set to compound Nigerias woes with strike

There is no constitutional provision for Tinubu, and his likes are a threat to democracy Obaseki

Insecurity issue not worse, praise Buhari BMO tackles northeast elders

Oshiomhole should maintain his lane, ill stay on mine Obaseki

Bello dissolves Kogi internal revenue service management for failure to meet 1bn expectation

Expert decries funding shortfall in family planning budget

NDDC promises to pay outstanding fees of stranded UK students

Okowa engages over 25,000 youths in W Bank/EU, SEEFOR initiative

No hidden agenda on National Water Resources Bill FG

No APC directive against us, say Ojudu, others

CBN cuts benchmark interest rate to 11.5%

NIMCs DG says FG spent N5,000 to produce a physical identity card

Ghanas president reveals how Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram are recruiting Nigerians


Bayelsa accuses RMAFC of illegal deductions

Group, lawyer disagree on online petition against Malami

Jonathan, Gbajabiamila, Lawan, others in Zaria, mourn Emir

Bulk purchase of palliatives caused high food prices -Governors

Protesters picket Imo INEC office over APC primary

NAF names crew room after Arotile

Lets build Edo together, Obaseki tells Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu

Edo election petitions tribunal secretariat opens in Benin

Why government intends to scrutinise LASU, other tertiary institutions internal revenue Wahab, Sanwo-Olus SA on education

CBN prepares for recession, reduces benchmark lending rate to 11.5%

Tanker owners halt strike as NNPC, DSS intervenes

Electricity/fuel price hike: NLC, TUC plan total shutdown from Sept 28

Kyari decries PIB delay, says foreign investors losing confidence

Govtll rehabilitate aging infrastructure despite recession Fashola

Gas agreement review wont raise price GACN

FG implements fertiliser law to check adulteration

To boost revenues, FG posts treasurers to MDAs

LDR: Banks total credit rises to N19.33tn

FG pledges to phase out ozone depleting substances

Ganduje in Villa, briefs Buhari on Kano blasphemy saga

FAAN probes alleged contribution by workers to repair truck

Igbo must return home to invest Umahi, Ohanaeze

Police parade seven fake soldiers, reward SARS operatives

Water Resources Bill: Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others tackle govt as FG says critics ill-informed

N433m commission: Ajayis allegation treacherous, false, says Akeredolus son

Atiku, family not under US surveillance, says aide

Lawyers rule amendment: Ubani drops suit against Malami

FBI wanted fraud suspect surrenders to EFCC

Anambra seals building where nursing mother died

Zamfara may sue Yari, alleges ex-gov diverted N37bn

Pay N1bn as gratuities, pensioners tell Abiodun

Invest in human capital, stop borrowing, Sanusi tells govts

Man, 60, arrested for allegedly raping five-year-old child in Bauchi

Obaseki orders reopening of schools Sept 28

PDP plans database for members information

Imo lover sells ex-girlfriends twins for N150,000

N10bn lost, 15,000 displaced in Kwara flood AbdulRazaq

Suspected Fulani gunmen kill five in Ortoms village attack

Boko Haram: Zulum donates house, N20m to slain commanders wife

Electricity hike: Why Nigerians are not convinced Sanusi

Eighth Senate did not reject water bill -FG

BREAKING: CBN reduces benchmark lending rate to 11.5%


Ogbonna: Banks Focused on Creating Conducive Platforms for Customers

CBN Disburses N374bn to Smallholder Farmers

NNPC: More Gas Flared than Supplied to Industries in One Year

FG Seeks to Enhance Ease of Doing Business

FG Outlines Procedures for Regional Maritime Development Bank Project

NSE Lists Retail Investment Opportunities in Nigerian Capital Market

Tinubu, Oshiomhole are Extra-Constitutional Players, Danger to Democracy, Says Obaseki


Our people’ll resist rigging ‘ Jegede

Ondo COVID-19 fund campaign targeted at Akeredolu, says Olugboyegun

Obaseki woos APC, Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu

APC petitions IGP over harassment of members in Zamfara

Forged Certificates; APC Loses House Of Representatives Seat In Niger

Obaseki receives Certificate of Return, extends hand of fellowship to Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu

Edo 2020: Group decries violence against women, says it received over 150 complaints

Poor PAAR management negating ease of doing business at seaports

Effective public service’ll grow economy ‘Jamoh

Nigeria to receive multifunctional classroom simulator at MAN

Barge operators to engage FG over restriction

FG goes after lottery operators, permit holders

COVID-19: 38,000 Nigerians apply for govt’s N75bn MSME survival fund ‘Katagum

Borrowing cost to crash as CBN reduces MPR to 11.5%

Nigeria losing foreign investors’ confidence in oil, gas sector ‘Kyari

CBN to sanction banks delaying farmers’ loan disbursement

World Teachers Day: 12 states didnt submit nominations for awards, says FG

Electricity tariff hike: Anambra sex workers mobilise for strike

Rivers sets up team to minimise gas explosion

Igbo leaders applaud Ugwuanyis good governance

Ojukwu varsity ASUU boycotts school resumption

No going back on Water Resources Bill FG

NLC finalises plan for nationwide strike

Atiku, family not under US surveillance


COVID-19 threatens Eagles’ friendlies as case rises in Austria

Britain to impose new virus curbs as WHO issues grim warning

Yahaya, Dankwambo’s row deepens over Gombe PDP chieftain’s detention

KwanKwaso hails Obaseki, says US, UK advisory on election riggers timely

Edo strengthens compliance to safety protocols in MDAs

Nigerian suspect on FBI wanted list for $6m scam surrenders to EFCC

Police explain brutality in viral video of arrested suspect

Four policemen detained for killing musician in Rivers

Police arrest two car snatchers for stabbing Uber driver

FG restates commitment to renewable energy intervention

High inventories weigh on oil markets, refiners as demand weakens

Manufacturers worry about rising inflation, access to forex for raw materials

NIMASA partners BPSR on change initiatives

Maritime Academy to receive first multifunctional classroom in Africa

Obaseki receives certificate of return, seeks support from Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu, APC

Hit-and-run bus driver kills LNSC officer in Lagos

Abiru warns against dangers of youth unemployment

NECO seeks ICPC’s prosecution of employees with fake certificates

FG moves against ozone-depleting substance in foam industry

Economic recovery: CBN reduces Monetary Policy Rate

NDDC promises to pay outstanding fees of stranded UK students

AfCFTA must be backed by adequate policies -Lawan

Xi defends China’s ambitions at UN, warns of ‘clash of civilizations

All 26 FRSC operatives kidnapped have regained their freedom, says Gov. Sule


Coronavirus: WHO reports highest weekly increment of nearly 2m cases globally

COVID-19: As 2nd wave rages in Europe, Nigerian airlines jettison physical distancing in aircraft

Osinbajo, Obi agree on need for more investment in education

How contractor stalled Social Investment Funds’ payment in Bayelsa, A-Ibom, Abia, Zamfara

Again, Wike calls for SARS reform, as police allegedly kill P-H musician

Obaseki’s re-election: Benin monarch calls for support

Electricity tariff, fuel price hike: NLC, TUC strike, mass protest begin Sept 28

FG losses billions of naira to unpaid revenue from lottery operators, says Akume

AfCFTA must be backed by adequate policie ‘ Lawan

Tinubu, Oshiomhole are threat to Nigeria’s democracy ‘ Obaseki

No mercy for Oshiomhole if he creates problems, says Obaseki

My re-election ‘ll pave way for consolidation in South- South ‘ Obaseki

Edo APC faction dispels rumoured expulsion of Oshiomhole

APC Govs hail Okorocha, Oluremi Tinubu for deepening democracy

Obaseki to Oshiomhole: The fight is over

INEC presents Obaseki, Shaibu certificates of return

CBN cuts monetary rate to 11.5%

Nigeria to review termination rate on international calls

Lagos moves towards affordable electricity

Christian Council tasks religious leaders on peace in Southern Kaduna

NECO invites ICPC to prosecute staff with fake certificates

Teachers’ Day: NUT seeks upward review of retirement age for teachers

41 Delta teachers demoted, barred from exams supervision over WASSCE malpractice

COVID-19: It is premature to say Nigeria is flattening curve ‘ Experts

FCT police orders postmortem on bride-to-be allegedly raped, murdered by SARS officers

Kukah to Politicians: Stop seeking endorsement from Bishops, Imams

RMAFC deducting Bayelsa funds in favour of Rivers unacceptable ‘ Gov Diri

National Water Bill not RUGA replacement, has no hidden agenda ‘ FG

We only wanted to scare our victims ‘ Suspected robbers confess

Northern youths commends INEC, Police over Edo election

Police parade 7 fake soldiers, 2 others for robbery, rape


CAN Lauds Ayade For Running Welfarist Governemnt

Benue Group Wants PMB To Revisit Probe Of Zaki Biam, Odi Genocide

. PMB Restates Plans To Renew Nigeria’s Aging Infrastructure

AfCFTA Needs Adequate Policies, Robust Implementation For Success ‘ Lawan

APC Stakeholders Kick Against Reopening Of Bida-Minna For Articulated Vehicles

Nigeria’s Economy Not Diversified 60 Years After Oil Discovery ‘ Sanusi

PMB Restates Plans To Renew Nigeria’s Aging Infrastructure

Insurgency: Nigeria Will Certainly Overcome’Minister

FG Yet To Release Funds For The Implementation Of Ncos Act 2019

I’m Not On US Watch List, Atiku Insists

Constitution Review Must Include Women’s View ‘ Minister

Edo Govship Election: Tribunal Opens Secretariat in Benin


Nigeria confirms 176 new COVID-19 cases, total now 57,613

Petrol/electricity price hike: Prepare for unprecedented mass action from next Monday, NLC, TUC tell Nigerians

Truck owners sue AGF, 36 states, FCT over road blocks, too much taxes, levies, fees

Equities market gains N43bn on 0.31 per cent increase

Non-passage of PIB fuelling uncertainty in the oil, gas industry ‘ Kyari

Nigerians anticipate a rebound in Naira exchange rates

CBN reduces deposit rate to 11.5%

N100m jobs: AfCTA Sec-Gen raises concern over possible losses

Water Resources Bill to benefit South more ‘ FG

N430million allegation: Akeredolu’s son hires Falana to file suit against Agboola Ajayi

Airforce names building after late Arotile, late female combat officer

Bulk purchase for palliatives responsible for rising food costs ‘ Food Security Council

Joint border operations seize 1,212 fertilizer bags, intercept 15 Benin Republic nationals


Teachers beg states, school owners to abide by protocols

President Buhari; APC is collapsing!

The facts, the myths of Air Doctor virus blockers

NCDC to launch survey on burden of pandemic

1.9m die yearly from tobacco-induced heart disease, says WHO

Lagos receives 107,546 CA-COVID food palliatives

Nigerian wins Bill Gates 2020 Changemaker Award

Supreme Court urged to reject Shells request to vacate N17b verdict

Senator Tinubu, a political unifying, rallying point, say APC governors

AIB: no evidence of certification exemption for pilot

NUC to varsities: prepare for full reopening

INEC presents Certificate of Return to Obaseki, Shaibu

No going back on Water Resources Bill FG

Man impregnates ex-lover, sells twins for N150,000

JUST IN: CBN cuts interest rate to 11.5%

NUC, TUC plan nationwide protest, strike for Monday


Have stocks gained from Nigeria’s financial repression

Interest rate cut to 11.5% means more liquidity for banks, savings rate drop

Obaseki’s victory: Lessons for Nigerian leaders!

Nigeria’s agric sector handicapped by low technology

Africa has a tremendous amount of hope ‘ If only we knew it

Revamped Haojue motorcycle targets S/West market penetration

Reimagining sustainable climate financing for developing countries for Post-2020 Paris Agreement Implementation Era


Akeredolu Commissions N9bn Chocolates Factory In Idanre

Ganduje Inaugurates NYSC Governing Board

Tackling Insecurity Through Media And Police Synergy

International Solidarity And Cooperation, Right Choice For Vanquishing Coronavirus

Lagos Launches LAWMA Academy, Restates Zero Tolerance For Environment Infractions

NIS Decries Destruction Of Survey Control Monuments

Spurs’ League Cup Match Called Off Due To COVID-19 Cases At Orient

Dare Advocates Return Of State Sports Festivals To Enhance Athletes’ Competitiveness

NBC: Much Ado About A Broken Broadcast Monopoly


Agenda for funding and relevance of private universities

Contemporary enslavement, implication for Africa’s Development

Curbing Lagos traffic post ‘ COVID-19

Nasarawa distributes relief materials to flood victims

Oil and gas stocks gain N46bn in August

UN commends FG on improvement of humanitarian access in North-west

Pondei: NDDC’s impact helps to curb pipeline vandalism


Stock market gains N42bn

FG goes tough on illegal fertilizer manufacturers

NCC, Digital Code partner NITRA on future plans for ICT growth

CBN cuts MPR to 11.5%

Petroleum subsidy costs Nigeria N8.9trn between 2006-2015- PPPRA

12 Nigerian students qualify for Huawei global ICT competition

Sickle cell: NGO advocates compulsory genotype test for Nigerians

NANS to honour Ortom’s CPS Akase


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