Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 25 Sept., 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


INEC meets Ondo monarchs, seeks prayers, advocates peace

Im not under any pressure to accept defeat Ize-Iyamu

Anambra APC disowns petition to Buhari against Ngige

Ekiti APC suspends Buharis aide, Tinubus in-law, nine others

We’ve recovered N4.16bn unremitted revenue from lottery firms -EFCC

Parents groan over fees, schools record low turnout

At 94, Ive not really retired, I still teach, meet with teachers

Delta to establish nine schools

Nigerian collecting illegal $36,000/month from ship owners -Amaechi

174,574 apply for COVID-19 N75bn MSME survival fund

Finance minister, others shun budget performance sitting, panel kicks

Oil marketers decry N320bn loss, oppose labour strike

RMAFC denies deducting Bayelsas funds illegally

80% of petrol tankers lack safety features MOMAN

Labour shuns ruling stopping strike, talks with FG deadlocked

Insecurity: FG faults British MPs, CAN, SOKAPU back UK lawmakers

Why I wont honour Salami panels summons Malami

Nigeria not constructing rail to Niger but border town Presidency

Reps plenary goes digital as National Assembly resumes Tuesday

West African countries should ensure security Buhari

CAMAll help enhance transparency, says Buhari

TETFund seeks $1bn annual funding for research

My re-election has reunited South South more, says Obaseki

Bandits attack Katsina community, abduct PDP stalwart

Court stops planned NLC, TUC strike

Stray bullets kill two as land grabbers, police clash

School proprietress, other in court over visa scam

Robbers attack Ebonyi church rehearsal, rape girl, shoot another

30 injured, 23 buildings, event centre, vehicles razed in Lagos gas explosion

Man arrested for defrauding Amotekun applicants

Delta youths protest release of Nollywood director arrested for murder

Anambra corper demands probe, alleges police violated her privacy

Killed Rivers artistes family demands autopsy

Gunmen kill two in suspected Rivers cult clashes

Insecurity threatens Nigerias existence Gbajabiamila


FG Restates Commitment to Infrastructural Development, Renewal

Hope Rises for Domestic Airlines on Aircraft Leasing

FG to Shutdown Bonded Terminals over Illegal Charges, Inefficiency

Julius Berger Diversifies into Agro-processing Business

NIMASA Partners Public Service Reform Bureau on Change Initiatives

FG Urges Operators to Embrace New Fertiliser Regime

Stock Market Gains N107 Billion on Continuing Bullish Trading

DBN Advocates Capacity Building to Increase SME Lending

Maritime Agency, Air Force to Deploy Assets for Deep Blue Project

Oil, Gas Suppliers Lament N320bn Loss, Caution Labour against Planned Strike

Bayelsa Guber: Appeal Court Dismisses UPC’s Suit against Diri’s Election

FG: Road Accidents now Killing more Nigerians than HIV, TB

Avoid Previous Pitfalls, FG Tasks Investment Tribunal

Gunmen Kidnap Ex-PDP Youth Leader in Katsina


INEC says sensitive materials ‘ll arrive Akure Oct. 5

We ‘ve no reason to support violence, Ondo APC tells PDP

Commissioner, ex-council chairmen dump APC, PDP for ZLP

NYCN accuses Atiku, PDP govs of instigating protest

Edo victory good omen for 2023 -PDP BoT

Airports concession: Contentious issues of FG, aviation unions can’t sidestep

FG urged to declare state of emergency on refineries

Bayelsa deduction: Go to court, RMAFC tells Diri

333,000 artisans, transporters to benefit from MSME Survival Fund on October 1

Foreign transactions on NSE hit N38.8bn

MASSOB, SEast youths back out of IPOB sit-at-home directive

Soldiers kill top ISWAP, Boko Haram commanders in Borno

NITDA partners Army to establish digital simulation centre

Benue govt condemns killing by suspected herdsmen

Kogi govt declares two day mourning in honour of victims of tanker inferno


Trump heckled as he pays respects to late justice Ginsburg

Groups defy threat, demand conduct of Anambra council polls

Ekiti APC suspends Ojudu, 10 others

Seplat investigates oil spillage in Delta

Underutilised presidential jet to auction for N8 billion

Stakeholders partner on N250m packaging factory at Lagos airport

Bullish sentiments push investors’ fortunes further by N106b

U.S. airlines push for $25b bailout over looming collapse, job cuts

Firms target global media platforms for African capital market

Neighbours lament fate of entire family wiped out in Kogi tanker explosion

CAMA meant to instill openness in anti-graft fight, says Buhari

FG denies persecuting Christians, earmarks N13b for community policing

We’ve learnt from Niger Delta scenario how to improve mining sector, says FG

Three feared dead, over 30 injured in Lagos gas explosion

Bandits attacks: Niger Govt. orders suspension of mining activities

Two oil thieves bag three years jail term in Lagos

UEFA allows five substitutes in Champions League and international matches

EU unveils proposed curbs on cryptocurrencies


China’s New York consulate is major spy hub ‘ Sec Pompeo

Minister urges IBEDC, TCN to synergise for effective service delivery to customers

FG, Labour adamant as court stops strike

Nigerians to be affected as US moves to ban 4-year student visa for some countries

Akeredolu, Ajayi, Jegede, others to sign peace accord on Tuesday ‘ INEC Chairman

Police arresting our members on Obaseki’s orders ‘ APC

Gov Ganduje appoints ‘4 new permanent secretaries

Minister calls for synergy between TCN, IBEDC for improved services

COVID-19: Gombe govt approves reopening of schools

Grenada lures Nigeria’s rich with second citizenship to attract investment, create jobs

All arms of government must work to address security challenges ‘ Gbajabiamila

Court restrains NLC,TUC from embarking on planned Sept 28 strike

Nigeria not building rail line to Niger Republic ‘ Presidency

Construction of rail from Nigeria to Niger Republic, an insult’ Labour

No visas for election riggers

INEC solicits support of traditional rulers in Ondo for success of Oct 10 election

NCP candidate rejects Edo guber election results

APC has won nothing in Anambra since Ngige became our leader, stakeholders write Buhari

Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu denies being under pressure to concede

I didn’t beg Obaseki to return to APC, haven’t addressed press after election ‘ Ize-Iyamu

FG’s N145bn September bonds oversubscribed ‘ DMO

13 States technically insolvent, debts rise 163%

We’re ready for AfCFTA, says Abdul Samad Rabiu, BUA boss

BBNAIJA: Ogun youths march for Laycon, give out airtime for voting

Tme offers 3-pack single ‘I Pray’ with a Sean Kingston Feature

Tributes at Karibi-Whyte’s service of songs

Lawyers divided over AGF Malami’s plan to whittle down EFCC’s powers

FG unveils new National Policy On Science, Technology Education

Why we’re yet to re-open schools in Kano ‘ SUBEB Chair

Covenant University appoints Prof Williams Acting VC

Stray bullets kill 2, hit schoolchildren, as land-grabbers, Police fight over gun in Ogun

Girl allegedly raped, murdered by SARS officers 5 days after her introduction

Power: Minister urges IBEDC, TCN to form synergy for effective service delivery to customers

No going back: Labour insists on reversal of fuel, electricity tariff hike

Police seize 345,000 used condoms in Vietnamese warehouse

EFCC recovers N4.16b debt owed FG by lottery companies

Kogi tanker fire: 80% of fuel tankers lack critical safety features ‘ Oil marketers

Finance minister, others shun senate over 2020 budget performance

Magu probe: Why I’ll not testify before Salami panel ‘ Malami

I didn’t strip anybody, they were in sex escapade ‘ Gbagi

Tanker explosion: Kogi govt reacts, warns against reckless driving


FG Committed To Elimination Of Gas Flaring By 2021 ‘ Sylva

Backhome Foundation Set To Launch Free Production Training Workshop

Real Estate Requires Patience, Hard Work- De Joe

We’re Are Being Paid 30% Of Our Invoice ‘ NDPHC

15 Injured, Properties Destroyed In Lagos Gas Tanker Explosion

Crisis In Niger PDP Deeps As Groups Protest In Abuja


Ajaokuta will come to fruition before end of Buhari’s govt ‘ Minister

Nigeria records 125 new COVID-19 cases, total now 57,849

Fuel, electricity price increase, decision taken in Nigerians’ interest, says Buhari

Equities investors gain N107bn on sustained positive trade

Lagos govt urges landlords to consider collecting monthly rents from tenants

Kogi explosion: Bello meets Osinbajo, gets FG’s assurance

Minister tours IBEDC upgraded substation, urges collaboration with TCN to improve supply

Ondo: PDP cautions INEC on use of Zpad to accredit voters

Nigeria not building rail line to Niger Republic ‘ Presidency

Zero oil campaign: FCT Minister promises to support Awolowo

Magu’s probe: My non-appearance constitutional ‘ Malami


Chinas vaccine shows no side effects, says Russian pharmaceutical firm

Foreign portfolio investments drop by N124b

EFCC probe: Magukicks as Malami refuses to appear before Salami panel

Lagos urges use of waterways for transportation

Court stops strike by NLC, TUC

Banks spend $10b on offshore data storage yearly

NLC, civil society groups rally for total strike

TUC tackles Fed Govt on $1.96b rail project

Fed Govt receives sample collection booths from Korea

Nigeria gets $2.1m U.S. support for household infectious survey

Boko Haram commander, family surrender in Borno

We paid N6m ransom each, kidnapped FRSC officials say

Why investment tribunal members were sacked, by minister

Presidency to British lawmakers: dont be used for propaganda

Bayelsa: Appeal Court reserves judgment in appeals by Diri, PDP, INEC, others


Court stops planned NLC, TUC strike over electricity, fuel hike

Fuel price, electricity tariff hike irreversible SGF

War on cultism: Lagos to impose 21 years jail term on cultists

Malami declines to appear, testify before Panel investigating Magu

Edo election: I still feel good Oshiomhole speaks after APCs defeat

Ondo Election: PDP campaign cautions INEC on use of Zpad

Senate President, PDP commiserate with Kogi tanker fire victims

Edo Election: I never begged Obaseki to return to APC, Ize-Iyamu declares

NLC, TUC are hypocrites, proposed strike not in the interest of the masses NYCN

Boko Haram Commander, family surrender to troops in Borno State

NAssembly will partner govs to defeat rape, GBV, says Bamidele

INEC wants support of traditional rulers for Ondo State guber election

Coalition declares October 1 protest against bad governance

Appeal Court dismisses UPCs appeal challenging Diris election

Controversial CAMA law will boost corruption fight, says Buhari


Troops kill several BHT/ISWAP commanders in Lake Chad area

Increase research funding to $1bn, TETFund urges FG

Adamawa to reopen schools Oct 12

NASS vows to pass stiffer laws against sexual, gender-based violence as NHRC unveils reporting platform

How gun runners killed DSS operative in Plateau

FIIRO: CSO calls for forensic audit against Gwarzos alleged infractions

NAF reactivates 12 moribund Aerospace Ground Equipment


Investigation (1): Ticketing corruption by railway staff, soldiers, policemen derailing Abuja-Kaduna rail project

Nigeria’s travellers pay 42% higher for COVID-19 test than peers

Four lessons African countries learnt working together in fight against coronavirus

Post-COVID-19, data driven food systems to guarantee food security ‘ WEF

MPR cut means interest on savings deposit shrinks to 1.15% per annum

James’ bag or James’s bag: Indicating ownership with the apostrophe

Edo election has re-united South South more ‘ Obaseki


Nigerians Deserve Praise For Our Achievements In 60 Years ‘ Nabena

Nigeria’s Maritime Capable Of Generating N7trn Annually ‘ NESG

Police Arresting Our Members On Obaseki’s Orders ‘ APC

Inadequate Funding Responsible For Housing Deficits ‘ Olalere

We Cannot Lower Standard In Ondo State, INEC Chairman Tells Security Agencies

Unlawful Society: Lagos Assembly Considers 21-Years Jail For Cultists

Funke Adepoju @ 51: Tribute To An Amazon Revolutionizing Lagos Water Sector

BREAKING: Proposed Strike: FG, Labour Parley Ends On Inconclusive Note

Labour Advises FG On Strategies To Improve Economy


Magu Probe: Why Malami should not appear before panel ‘ Group

Jigawa Assembly to fast-track release of N450m Social Protection funds

Delta govt to spend N488.4m on completion of DELSU faculty of Arts complex

Edo 2016 governorship spillover caused Ize-Iyamu defeat ‘ Erhahon

AU calls for development of digital skills for African teachers in post COVID-19

Flood kills five, destroys thousands of farmland in Miga LG

Philanthropist demands commitment towards widows, orphans, children’s empowerment


Ize-Iyamu: I’m not under pressure by APC leaders to accept defeat

Hike in fuel price, electricity tariff: Court bars NLC, TUC from strike

Looted assets: Why I won’t testify against Magu, by Malami

Genocide: Buhari asks UK parliament to ignore Danjuma, Kanu

Insecurity threatens Nigeria’s existence, says Gbajabiamila

EFCC recovers N4.1bn unpaid revenue from lottery operators

Cannabis use in pregnancy can impact kids’ mental health


Court stops NLC, TUC from embarking on strike over electricity, fuel hike

Ondo guber: INEC wants monarchs’ support over peace

Bayelsa guber: Appeal Court dismisses UPC’s suit

Fitch affirms Afreximbank’s BBB ‘ Credit rating

Why FG enacted CAMA law ‘ Buhari

Police train Community Policing Officers on duties, roles in Abuja


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