Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 24 Sept., 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

AUTHORITY

Chinas peacekeepers to bring greater confidence, hope to world

Photovoltaic power stations in NW Chinas Qinghai province help local villagers secure livelihood

Enugu govt, UNICEF, organize workshop to end open defecation

Nigerias diamond independence anniversary: The tortuous journey to nation-hood and greatness

AMAC marshal guard gets operational licence

APC will win Ondo because Akeredolu shares a lot with Obaseki, says Okechukwu

PUNCH

Police Act: IG misses four-year tenure, retires January

Govt warns abattoir operators against unhygenic practices

CAMA contains dangerous provisions, say Falana, Odinkalu

ABUAD DVC gets AU environmental rights appointment

Curbing financial crime with international best practices

Stock market advances with N67bn gain

Dangote Cement pays N1tn dividends in seven years

FG didnt approve $1.8bn loan for Kano rail project DMO

Zulum pays N26m to slain Army commander, three soldiers families

Rape video: Hisbah arrests Tambuwal aides son, others

Edo PDP alleges plot to release electoral offender

Were adequately prepared for Ondo poll, says INEC

Buni, Bello meet Ize-Iyamu in Abuja

Violence: PDP writes Buhari, ask President to caution Akeredolu

Edo election: You win some you lose some but life goes on Oshiomhole

Total commits N1.2bn to fight COVID-19

NNPC seeks capacity upgrade for indigenous operators

FG places nine-year presidential jet on sale

PTAD, police, others collaborate to safeguard pensioners pay

Power firms owe us N160bn, says NDPHC

Group writes Buhari, seeks review of clearing procedure

Ayade eyes economic potential in Gulf of Guinea

Hard-hit sectors need attention for COVID-19 recovery

FG September bonds oversubscribed by 215.22bn

Manufacturing sector records five-month contraction

Power Africa unveils $2.6m grant to nine energy firms

Marginal field produced 19 million oil barrels, says NDEP

Court faults Buhari for sending Abuja judge-designates to Senate

Police Act: IGP misses four-year tenure, retires January

Bauchi flood killed 25, destroyed 3,500 houses N950m farmland Gov

Electricity/fuel prices hike: FG, labour meet Thursday ahead strike

No one will die of COVID-19 in Taraba Ishaku

Gunmen attack Katsina communities, kidnap four, injure one

Ize-Iyamu meets Buni, Bello in Abuja

How I traced my ancestry to the Igbo tribe Pastor T.D Jakes

No reopening of schools for now in Ondo Govt

Kim Kardashian considering options about future with Kanye West

THISDAY

Momoh: Covid-19 Has Exposed the Huge Digital Divide

BDCs Seek Approval for Electronic FX Trading

NARTO: Why We Resumed Work Hours after Withdrawing Services

FG Assures Manufacturers of Better Operating Environment

Report: Universal Connectivity Key to Sustainable Devt, Global Recovery

Nine Firms Receive $2.6m USAID Grant to Power Rural Clinics in Africa

Ize-Iyamu Begs Obaseki to Return to APC

My Victory, Unifying Factor for South-south, Says Obaseki

Niger Delta Governors View 13% Derivation Fund as Free Money

Lagos Shuts 21 Illegal, Substandard Pharmacies, Patent Medicine Stores

COVID-19: PSN Canvasses Increased Interest in Herbal Medicine, Commends STK Supplements

CBN Disburses N374bn to Smallholder Farmers

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

Recapitalisation: NAICOM Reads Riot Act to Operators over Outstanding Claims

SUN

INEC assures of free, fair election

Artisans, traders pledge support for Ajayi

Police warn trouble makers, thugs to stay away

Suspected thugs attack deputy governor’s campaign office

PDP writes Buhari, alleges plot by APC to cause mayhem

Anambra APC reports Ngige to Buhari

APGA died in Abia day Otti left for APC ‘Party official

Edo guber: US elated over peaceful conduct of election

Nigeria, other maritime nations lose $9tr to COVID-19 pandemic

CBN bans customer-to-customer forex transfer

FG to assist small scale industries with technology

Forex: PSN seeks CBN’s prioritisation of healthcare industry

AfCFTA: MAN, LCCI call for re-opening of Nigeria’s borders

Ebonyi road accident: 3 more bodies recovered from river Police

Murder: Dismissed police officer to spend 7 years in jail

Police arrest man for defrauding victims with AIGs name

SEPLAT activates investigation team on Okpe, Sapele incident

Judges appointment: You cant abdicate your duties to Senate, court tells Buhari

40 killed in Kogi tanker inferno

Low remittance: FG to deploy Revenue Directors to NPA, NIMASA, others

Bauchi: Ghost doctors syndrome shameful, says governor

Nigerias refining capacity grows by 271m litres

GUARDIAN

IPOB orders sit-at-home on Oct 1, Yoruba group restates self-determination rally

Akwa Ibom adopts staggered schedules for students as schools reopen Monday

Uzodimma moves to merge parastatals, agencies

Imo set to demolish illegal structures as NEMA issues flood alert

Buni, Bello prevail on Ize-Iyamu to accept outcome of Edo poll

Prophet’ detained for allegedly raping 11-year-old girl

Woman seeks justice for son blinded by cultists

ECOWAS likely to decide on lifting Mali sanctions Friday

Obaseki’s re-election good for Edo’s grassroots sports development, says Dudu-Orumen

Expert seeks pragmatic, tech approach to power challenges

Dangote Cement pays over N1 trillion dividends in seven years

CBN raises ABP’s collateral guarantee to 50 per cent

How increased private sector involvement can boost infrastructure development

Girl-child education, key to national development, says Sanusi

How Nigeria can benefit from 2 billion-tonne global wastes, by experts

Bellwethers push NSE’s index further by N67b

Nigerian medical doctors among least paid globally

Buhari promises partnership with UN, demands co-operation on common problems

Advocating better access to quality maternal medicines, contraceptives

Low attendance, fee hike, lateness characterise school re-opening

Nigeria to end fertilizer importation by 2023

Probing impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy

US policeman charged over Breonna Taylor shooting

Top US health official hits out at ‘offensive’ attacks by Trump ally

Ondo 2020: There is gang up against us – APC spokesman

Ondo poll: Don’t allow crisis to escalate among parties, INEC charges staff

FEC okays $1.96bn for proposed rail contract from Kano to Niger Republic

NDLEA seizes 1,500kgs illicit drugs in Zamfara

Senate report fails to implicate Joe Biden in son’s businesses

Ondo deputy governor’s campaign secretariat attacked by APC thugs, DG alleges

NiDCOM says embassy did not order arrest of Nigerians in Switzerland

VANGUARD

ASUU strike doing more damage than good to university education ‘ NAS President

Lokoja Explosion: Buhari expresses concern, mourns victims

You cannot impose water resources bill on Nigerians ‘ Group

Lagos Govt hands over 51 vehicles, 8 houses to judges

PDP calls for articulate strategies to mitigate flood

Mali: Court fixes Friday to hear suit challenging ECOWAS sanctions

Akume inaugurates 12-man task force to recover unpaid lottery revenue

NAFDAC seals 2 fake drug factories in Kano

Why we’re concerned about FG preventing looting, losing cases abroad ‘ CISLAC

World’s workers lost tenth of their income during pandemic ‘ UN

Lagos shuts 21 illegal pharmacies, patent medicine stores

Nigerian physician makes TIME’s Most Influential People for work on polio

Okowa to Obaseki: Don’t allow the lions, tigers torment Edolites again

Bayelsa Gov Dispute: ANDP applies to withdraw defence against Diri’s appeal

Edo defeat: APC total lost of all South-South states self inflicted ‘ Tonye Princewill

DPR links $1.03bn remittance to oil royalties, legacy debts

Transportation, finance ministries push tax holiday for maritime sector

DBN: Experts advocate more capacity building for increased lending to SMEs

FG restates commitment to job creation

Buhari’s orders to the central bank are harming its credibility

COVID-19: Delta primary, secondary schools to reopen Sept 28

LASU refutes report of ‘students’ belongings thrown out from hostels

Edo: Clark hails Buhari, INEC, Obaseki, Shuaibu, PDP, Edo people

My ancestors are Igbo, Bishop T.D Jakes reveals

October 1st: Sit-at-home, Nnamdi Kanu tells IPOB members

Electricity tariff, fuel price hike: FG moves to abort planned strike

LEADERSHIP

Establishing eCommerce Trust On Journey To Economic Recovery

Scores Killed In Kogi Tanker Explosion

Census: FG Approves Enumeration Area Demarcation

AT UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY: PMB Engages World Leaders On Safe COVID-19 Vaccines

FG, Labour Meet Today Over Planned Protest

FEC Okays $1.96bn For Kano-Niger Republic Rail Project

Obaseki, Shaibu Hosted To Victory Dinner In Bayelsa State

Access Bank Emphasizes Need For Private-Public Sector Collaboration On Sustainable Devt Goals

Floods Kills 25, Destroys Farmlands, Properties, Houses Worth N950 Million In Bauchi

Pfizer Nigeria Wins ‘Great Place to Work Award

FG To Partner Sokoto Govt On Smooth Take Off Of IPP Project

Obaseki Visits Wike, Says God Used Edo People, Rivers Gov, Others To Re-elect Him

PMB Mourns Victims Of Lokoja Tanker Explosion

Dismissed Policeman Bags 7 Years Imprisonment For Manslaughter

TRIBUNE

Ize-Iyamu says he’s ready to work with Obaseki

Akomolafe, Owasonoye, Ojukwu top list of 137 candidates shortlisted for SAN rank

Nationwide strike: Oil marketers want NLC, TUC to consider dialogue

Nigeria records 111 new COVID-19 cases, total now 57,724

Governors move to avert nationwide strike by labour

Oshiomhole breaks silence on Edo election, accepts fate

Nigeria investigates French shipping giant, CMA CGM over forex infractions

West Africa home to older people with hypertension in Africa

Nigeria as global capital of under-five deaths

32% of herbal aphrodisiacs in north-western Nigeria contain Viagra ‘ Experts

Britain rolls out new measures to combat second wave of COVID-19 pandemic

NNPC seeks review of local content act

Why government should jettison use of foreign professionals ‘APBN president

FG fails to pay airport health workers COVID-19 allowances

Edo 2020: Buni, Ize-Iyamu in closed-door meeting in Abuja

Alao-Akala not Oyo APC leader but advisory council chair ‘ Fayemi

Lagos govt receives CACOVID food palliative packs

[VIDEO] Woman macheted as assailants attack community in Ebonyi

Ondo COVID-19 committee denies receiving $10m in donations

Formidable judiciary germane to delivering our govt’s programmes ‘ Sanwo-Olu

FG moves to avert strike, nationwide protest, plans another meeting with Labour Thursday

My victory signifies unity for South-South region, says Obaseki

NATION

Family petitions IGP over unlawful detention

Foundation lifts Akwa Ibom community

Pastor not involved in land grabbing

How Ill transform Ekiti healthcare

Falana: CAMA 2020 violates rights

Court to hear AMCONs suit against Everest Nominees Oct 13

APC will not lose Ondo like Edo

Elumelu makes TIMEs 100 List of Most Influential People

Digital economy imperative, says minister

NNPC urges capacity upgrade to cut costs

Dangote Cements shareholders get N1tr

Fed Govt mulls tax holiday for maritime sector

Edo APC factional chair congratulates Obaseki

Flood killed 25, injured 20 in Bauchi

Adeyemi disowns 2023 governorship posters

JUST IN: Govs meet Thursday over Labours planned strike

Ganduje inaugurates NYSC governing board

DAILY TIMES

Nigerian youths are Marlians with zero interest for national issues DG NOA

Dangote lauds Elumelu as he makes TIMEs world 100 most influential people list

Ekiti government empowers residents with gas cookers

UK lawmaker drags Buhari to Commonwealth over escalating violence in Nigeria

U.S. expresses satisfaction over peaceful conduct of Edo election

Edo Election: Govs. Buni, Bello urge Ize-Iyamu to accept defeat

Governors to hold emergency meeting Thursday over NLC strike

APC will win in Ondo State, I dont harbour any fears Okechukwu

Akeredolus son reacts to Ajayis allegation of 4.3bn commission

Edo Election: Why Ize-Iyamu might not appeal election loss

What Buhari told UN about victims of terrorism in the North-East

Edo Election: Expelling Oshiomhole can lead to suicide, ex-PDP chair begs

Nigeria at sixty, time to pledge, not celebrate

Lagos gov hands over 51 GAC vehicles, eight houses to judges

FG to begin conversion of vehicles to run on gas

Court declines hearing in Oshiomhole-led NWC dissolution suit

Buharis Minister, Sadiya Farouq marries Chief Of Air Staff in secret

Oil and gas industry no longer attractive to investors NNPC

Former minister allegedly orders hotel female workers to strip naked

Manchester United considering 22.8m for Lindelof replacement

Atiku, family under US surveillance are false allegations aide

Kyari knocks NAssembly over delayed PIB

Labour set to compound Nigerias woes with strike

EDITORIAL: Retirement bottlenecks choke pensioners

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

BUSINESSDAY

COVID-19, technology changes rapidly transforming aviation sector ‘ DG NCAA

Proposed CISIM bill dangerous to Nigeria’s capital market development

NAHCO takes delivery of N500m GSE, upgrades facility

Low yields dampen investment returns of Nigeria’s insurers

More funding options open for 41.5m SMEs amid COVID-19 scourge

Parliamentarism can offer Nigeria an escape from bad governance and weak institutions (1)

How policy inconsistencies hamper Nigeria’s industrial targets

DAILY INDEPENDENT

We Are Prepared For Ondo Guber Election ‘ INEC Chairman

FEC Okays $1.96bn For Kano To Niger Republic Rail Project

Edo Election: I’m Not Down As A Lot Of People Thought ‘ Oshiomhole

Ondo Guber: INEC Chairman Leads Readiness Assessment Visit

Withdrawal By Retirement Savings Account Holders Hits N1trn

Micro Insurers Current Capital Base Unrealistic ‘NAICOM

PEOPLESDAILY

National Water Resources Bill won’t trigger water wars, FG assures

Late Emir of Zauzzau a diligent, patriotic Nigerian, says MURIC

Edo guber poll credible, met int’l standards for domestic elections ‘ Observers

Edo gov election tribunal secretariat opens in Benin

Run people-oriented programme as `godfatherism` ends ‘ Ex-agitator tells Obaseki

Obaseki receives Certificate of Return, calls Buhari father of Nigerian democracy

Citizens inputs will make Jigawa 2021 budget ‘ Commissioner

S/Court asked to reject Shell BP request to reopen N17b Judgment

NEW TELEGRAPH

Court to Buhari: You can’t abdicate your duties to Senate

Dangote Cement’s shareholders get N1trn in seven years

FEC approves $1.9bn rail line project to Niger Republic

INEC replaces 5,141 burnt card readers

FG puts N8.7bn aircraft for sale to cut governance cost

Tobacco increases risk for heart disease

UNGA: Buhari advocates supply of COVID-19 vaccines to all

Turaki’s trial : How N359m was moved from ministry’s account to individual accounts ‘Witness

 

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