Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria

How AstraZeneca’s errors eroded US confidence in its Covid shot

China approves inhaled CanSino vaccine for clinical trials

Militants set Agip pipeline ablaze in Bayelsa community

Lawan rules out Buhari’s impeachment over insecurity

Afenifere lauds Akeredolu over creation of Amotekun Corps

It’s abnormal to produce Nigerian passports abroad, Reps tell NIS

Gbajabiamila overrules deputy, receives petition from diasporan Tivs

Experts blame lack of transparency in military procurement for worsening insecurity

Fire wreaks havoc on section of university in Katsina

Senate confirms Bukar as Commissioner, Federal Civil Service Commission

DR Congo starts countdown to end of Ebola outbreak in east


Controversy surrounds apprentice’s death in custody over businessman’s missing N14m goods

Daughter narrates how father strangled wife in Ondo

FG begs Labour over planned wage bill strike

AGF frustrating our members, says ASUU

Edo PDP mocks APC over chapter’s exclusion from national panel

FG begins process for concession of 12 highways

Kogi risks festival ban over non-vaccination of athletes

Oil tumbles to $60 on concerns over vaccine rollouts

BDC operators protest 26 members’ detention, threaten suit

Family cries for justice as OPC members killed Lagos security guard, suspects set free

Four killed, one injured in Anambra fresh cult war

We disburse $80m weekly for school fees, BTAs – Emefiele

Marginal oilfields: FG receives 50% of signature bonuses

Senate amending AMCON law to recover loans

NDLEA seizes UK, Australia-bound cocaine, heroin in courier firms

Email hackers bag three years for defrauding KLM, British, Turkish airlines

Again, bandits raid Kaduna communities, kill four

FG delegation arrives in Katsina over central market fire

Ogun community accuses railway contractor of destroying roads


Frustration Breeding Calls for Secession, Says Fayemi

FG Backs Labour’s Agitation against Decentralisation of Minimum Wage

Buni: APC Plans to Rule Nigeria for 32 Years

IMF May Revise Higher Nigeria’s Growth Forecast

Emefiele: Worsening Insecurity Limiting Successes in Agric Interventions

FG Awards 57 Marginal Oilfields to 161 Bidders

No Country Should be Left behind in Post-COVID-19 Recovery, Says Okonjo-Iweala

FG Gears Up for 12 Highways’ Concession

Four Killed, Three Community Leaders Missing as Bandits Attack Kaduna LGs

Army Chief Vows to Deal with all Security Threats Facing Nigeria

Gbajabiamila Bows to Pressure, Accepts Petition of Tiv People

Court Orders Extension of NIN Registration By Two Months

Malami Insists on Plea Bargaining to Enhance Recovery of Stolen Assets

Edo Demolishes Ex-Deputy Gov, Federal Lawmaker’s Houses in Benin

APC’s Petition Forces Apex Court to Suspend Ibezim’s Appeal Indefinitely

Gbajabiamila Decries Embarrassing Stories from Foreign Missions

COVID-19: Nigeria Vaccinates 215,277 in Three Weeks

PDP Asks Buni to Resign over Allegation against Supreme Court Justices

By–election Violence: Injured Policewoman Dies in Ekiti

US, NLNG Sign MoU to Make Bonny Island Malaria-free Zone

Nigeria Lost $5.7bn to Shoddy Concessions, Says House

NDLEA Intercepts Parcels of Cocaine, Heroin Being Shipped to UK, Ireland, Australia

Yoruba in Diaspora Coalition to Hold Dialogue on Nigerian’s Restructuring

Buhari Seeks Confirmation of NHRC Chairman, 14 Other Members


Insecurity: Northern Governors working with new Service Chiefs to halt school kidnapping ‘Lalong

Ohanaeze Youth Council knock Okupe over comments on Igbo presidency

Stay clear of Cross River’s politics, group warns Wike

Killer of Kogi PDP women leader get 12 years imprisonment

Imo North Senatatorial seat: APC petitions Supreme Court justices

We’re on mission to recover, rebuild, reposition APC ‘ Gov Buni

June date for APC national convention still feasible ‘ Gov Badaru

Imo North: Yobe gov dismisses plot to subvert justice

We lack resources to build new $12bn refinery ‘NNPC

CBN keeps MPR at 11.5%, worries over Nigeria’s rising debt

Insecurity, graft killing Nigeria Cardinal Onaiyekan

Insecurity: South East economy in danger -Chikason boss

NDLEA intercepts Europe bound parcels of cocaine, heroin

Cultist butchers rival, sends video to social media


FG to support victims of Katsina Central Market inferno- Minister

Lottery commission targets N1bn monthly revenue from new game ‘ DG

FG disburses N20,000 each to 3,300 physically challenged, vulnerable rural women in Delta

Canada, AfDB sign $104.8m climate fund agreement

#EndSARS: Army train officers on human rights, humanitarian laws

Anti-Graft War: Why we need guidelines on plea bargaining ‘Malami

Buhari promises assistance to victims of Zamfara, Katsina fire disaster

Self-Determination: Yoruba group dares Akeredolu, plans one million march in Akure

Anambra: Primary election to decide our flag bearer ‘ PDP aspirant

2023: PDP clarifies committee’s report on zoning

APC Chair, Buni denies attacking Supreme Court Justices

Court orders extension of NIN registration by 2 months

Secession Threat: Lagos tasks religious leaders on peaceful-coexistence, moral value

Victim of alleged shooting begs NHRC to order police to pay his medical bills, surgery

Marginal fields: FG set to realise $500m target as buyers pay 50% of Signature bonus ‘ Sylva


Court Sentences Killer Of Kogi PDP Woman Leader To 12 Years Imprisonment

Post Covid-19: Nigeria Targets Economic Growth ‘ Osinbajo

Mindless Bloodletting A Fire That Must Be Extinguished Now ‘ Shehu Sani

Kano Assembly Approves N20bn CBN Facility For Ganduje

Buhari Sends Delegation As Inferno Destroys 1000 Shops In Katsina

Senate Considers Bill To Unbundle NIPOST

2023: We Are Yet To Decide On Zoning ‘- PDP

At Last, NECO Releases Niger’s 2019/2020 Candidates’ Results

I Have Nothing To Gain By Framing Up Attack ‘ Ortom

NDLEA Intercepts Parcels Of Cocaine, Heroin Enroute UK, Ireland, Others

Nigeria Losing Billions Daily To Foreign Miners ‘ Senate

Bandits Kill 4 In Kaduna Village

APC Disowns Claims Of PDP Meeting With Supreme Court Justices

Parliamentary Workers Shut Down State Assemblies

We Need 32 Years To Deliver On Our Mandate ‘ APC

Dangote Cement To Pay N97bn In Corporate Tax

After 36 Years In Office, Denis Nguesso Re-elected President Of Congo

MPC Blames Insecurity For Surging Inflation

Senate Moves To Recover N16trn AMCON Loans

Why FG Exempted Taxes For Minimum Wage Earners ‘ President Buhari


FG trains women, youth on yam processing

Bunu people lament insecurity, poor infrastructure in Kogi communities

APC chairman disowns petition against Supreme Court justices as PDP asks him to resign

Reps grill administrator of Presidential Amnesty Programme, demand records of ex-agitators’ payment

Fire Incident: Federal Government delegation pays sympathy visit to Katsina market

Tension in Bayelsa community as militants set ablaze Agip oil pipelines

APC writes petition against three Supreme Court justices over Imo North Senatorial bye-election

2023: Southwest presidency not negotiable

Nigeria’s justice administration is fraught with challenges ‘ Malami

EFCC secures convictions of seven persons for fraudulent impersonation

Reps: Nigeria loses $5.7bn to shady concessions, PPP projects

New visa on arrival policy boosts Nigeria’s rating ‘ Babandede


Frustration behind seccession agitation, says Fayemi

N1.5b debt: FHA to verify before paying contractors

Senator Tinubu proposes Bill to reform NIPOST

Producing Nigerian passport abroad unjustifiable, says NIS boss

Troops takeover forest near Ortoms farm

Ortom meets Buhari over attack by herders

APC will rule for 32 years, says Buni

Ex-military chief: Troops lack proper arms to fight

MPC okays more CBN spending to boost economy

Weve not taken decision on zoning PDP


Reps bemoan Nigerias woes despite $80 trillion oil revenues in 40 years

Awolowo was Unforgiving, he introduced ethnic politics to Nigeria Ex-Minister Chidoka

Germany imposes Easter lockdown to curb new surge

Name of vaccine Russias Vladimir Putin to take will be a secret Kremlin

FG inaugurates steering committee on approval of 2021 IFAD Projects

Senator Kalu debunks PDP claims on projects in Abia State

Attack on Ortom: Incorporate Tyo- Mu crises into your investigation, youths charge security agencies

Im not ashamed of my past, even Obasanjo went to prison Orji Uzor Kalu

Fuel marketers raise diesel price to N265 per litre

Senate Inches Closer To Establish Nigerian Mineral Development Corporation

Senate set to insulate AMCON against debtors, to recover N16trn loans

Tokyo Olympics: Spectators from abroad to be barred from games this summer, says IOC

Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open following oral surgery

Lagos, Abuja stadiums ready for action in June Dare

BREAKING: CBN maintains MPR at 11.5%

Telegram messaging app to get $150 million from Abu Dhabi funds invest

Trump alleges conspiracy to silence him over Twitter ban

Yoruba traditional rulers, politicians against Oduduwa Republic will be sent on exile -Sunday Igbohos Aide

Insecurity: Nigeria is in a critical situation, says, Defence minister

Gowon wants rotation of presidency among six regions, governorship in states, others

Ex- Governors Life Pension bill shows PDPs insensitivity to plight of citizens in Enugu, Says APC


CBN maintains 11.5% interest rate to tame inflation

Senate moves to recover N16tr AMCON loans

Redressing security situation in Nigerian schools

CBN maintains 11.5% interest rate to tame inflation

Senate moves to recover N16tr AMCON loans

FG to concession 12 roads, targets 250,000 jobs

Exporters decry cargo suspension at Lagos ports

FG to transit from plastic to biodegradables

‘Customs collects aircraft import charges but not Duty, VAT’

Afriland records N1bn, to pay N68m dividends

FG urged to fix Lagos airport runway lights

Insecurity: FG to explore cargo tracking notes

Commission targets N1bn monthly from lottery game

Again, residents lament failure to commission PHC in Katsina

Kaduna ACF backs El-Rufai on dealing with bandits

Education under attack in Northern Nigeria – Forum

Police commission 100 constabularies to control traffic in Kano

NACA empowers 180 people living with HIV in Jigawa

Lagos communities to enjoy electricity after 6 years of blackout

Court jails 2 yahoo boys, orders forfeiture of N206m, houses

Snakes take over Sokoto varsity abandoned staff quarters

Group sensitizes women in LGAs with high COVID-19 cases

Sokoto to demolish, prosecute owners of houses used for crime

Kidnapping: Police arrest 3 suspects, rescue 2-year-old victim in Kebbi

Police recover gun from motorcycle crash victims

Court remands man for trafficking 30 women to Libya

Court convicts six fraudsters in Ogun, to return $3,550 to victims

Troops neutralise 1000 bandits, recover 700 weapons in 3yrs

Police woman still missing after Imo attack

APC working to rule for 32 years – Buni


PDP Demands Buni’s Resignation Over Supreme Court ‘Indictment

APC needs 32 years in power to improve lives of Nigerians ‘ Buni

Customs Hands Over Case File of Vessel Carrying Cocaine to NDLEA

Ways of Lowering Blood Pressure ‘ Medical Expert

MTN’s 300,000 COVID-19 vaccines arrive Nigeria

Court Remands man for Trafficking 30 Women to Libya


NNPC to Nigerians on subsidy, ‘you can’t eat your cake and have it

Nigeria’s seed industry to boom on new law

Leaders add value to their followers

Saudi Aramco’s $75bn dividend payment shows what Nigeria is missing

Here’s why investment-interest in Eko Atlantic is high despite economic slowdown, land price


Stakeholders, Parents, Corps Members Seek Review Of NYSC/INEC MoU On Elections

Bye-Election: How Ekiti Slipped Into Violence, Brigandage

FG Set To Support MSME With $1bn Syndicated Loan

NYSC D-G Warns Politicians Against Harming Corps Members During Elections

Every One Hour 18 Nigerians Die Of TB, Health Minister

NDLEA Impounds 979,667kgs Of Illicit Drugs At Lagos Airport In Three Months

Senate Okay Reform For NIPOST


Tuberclosis: Nigeria met 73% case finding target in 2019 ‘ FG

$1bn arms funds: Reps summon Chief of Army Staff, CBN

Auto crash claims 19 on Kaduna-Abuja road

COVID 19: We are unprepared to survive critical situations ‘ Reps

Constitional amendment: Reps will pay special attention to LG, Electoral Reforms ‘ Wase

Buhari expresses sadness over Katsina market fire

Bandits assassinate community leader in Kajuru LGA -Official


Ifa worshipper warns against use of hijab in Christian schools

Again, Amotekun arrests over 100 cows for violating grazing laws in Ondo

Fire incident: Federal delegation pays condolence visit to Katsina

WHO: Nigeria far from achieving 2025 national TB target

Don’t go on strike because of minimum wage bill, FG begs labour

APC Convention holds June, says Badaru

Senate okays bill on solid mineral exploitation

Reps condemn attack on Ortom, say offenders must face justice

Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for NHRCChair, members


World ocean along coastal belt rising due to changing climate , NiMet warns

FG inaugurates 24 members IFAD committee

In quick succession, Zenith emerges best in Global Finance Best Banks Awards

Buhari, Osinbajo, Sylva for ‘Decade of Gas’ conference

PH refinery rehabilitation a viable endeavour ‘ Kyari


2021 rainy season: Do not rush to farm, NiMet cautions farmers

Catering services to resume on domestic flights- Aviation Minister

FG executing 13,000km of roads, bridges in 36 states Fashola

Roll back mosquitoes, instead of malaria Katsina urges govt, stakeholders

Senate moves to recover N16trn AMCON loans

Katsina Fire outbreak: FG to sends intervention funds

Insurgency will soon be a thing of the past COAS

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