Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 9 September, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Cows may cost N2m each if Lagos passes anti-grazing bill -Miyetti Allah

Benue, Akeredolu slam Miyetti Allah over anti-open grazing comments

Gunmen abduct three Obasanjos workers in Ogun

VAT collection row: Wike talks tough, Lagos defends bill as FIRS writes National Assembly

Rivers pensioners lament colleagues death, protest non-payment of nine-year gratuities

CSO invokes FoI Act, asks Malami to release NDDC forensic report

Report foreign grants or be sanctioned, NFIU tells NGOs, CSOs

Igbohos aides sue DSS for defamation, rights violation, demand N100m

Lawyers fault PIA provisions, say Act unfair

Legal committee shortlists 130 lawyers for SAN

Chaotic ports require fresh ideas

PDP govs, stakeholders yet to agree on zoning, others

No obstacle to electronic voting in Nigeria -El-Rufai

Uzodinma ruling Imo from exile, PDP alleges

Benue APGA disowns members over alleged anti-party activities

LG poll: OSIEC promises credible election, adopts presidential system

Fayemi appoints ex-NLC chairman, others as LCDA administrators

APC ll take over Zango Kataf LG Commissioner

GDP rising, inflation falling, yet poverty worsening- Rewane

Nigeria records N1.87tn trade deficit amid rising crude exports

Naira extends freefall as dollar hits N535

Kogi joins oil-producing states, to get 13% derivation fund

Electronic verification of ship registry certificates begins

No body empowered to audit our office -AuGF

Despite posting N287bn profit, NNPCs revenue drops by N916bn

MTN pays N71.6bn to renew spectrum licence

Lack of manpower hampering MDAs audit, says AuGF

FG seeks active exploration for new oil, gas resources

Nigerias oil production falls to 1.24 million bpd Report

Stock market plunges further, investors lose N24bn

We invested $908m in local content development, says Chevron

Families throng Lagos cemetery as fallen tree breaks graves

Teenage girl killed, dismembered in Delta, police probe death

We abducted ex-gov Dariyes father to share in his money Suspect

Girl married for three weeks kills husband for rejecting divorce

How reduction in technical crew cost Nigeria Tokyo Olympics medal NBBF boss

Call EFCC to order, political parties urge Buhari

Miyetti Allah asks Lagos for time to enlighten members onanti-open grazing bill

NYSC presents N1m to family of late corps member in Abia

Hisbah confiscates two vehicles carrying 5,760 cartons of beer in Kano

[BREAKING] Sexual assault: I was wrongly dismissed, OAU lecturer Mosobolaje breaks silence

Bandits kill five vigilantes, police in fresh Kaduna attacks

British teen Raducanu rolls into US Open semi-finals

100 arrested in Zamfara for flouting executive order


CBN Directs Banks, PSBs to Disaggregate Bulk Payments

US Mission Welcomes 250 Women into 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

FIRS: Why We Are Against States’ Collection of VAT

Report: Terrorists Launched 500 Attacks on MNJTF, Killed 2,368 Soldiers Using…

FG Approves 5G Network for Nigeria

Ayade: C’River’s 140-Bed Hospital Will Be Africa’s Reference Point

Kogi: EFCC Now Tool of Oppression, Opposition Parties Tell Buhari

Buhari Rejoices With Global Essayist, Prof. Williams, At 70

Lawmakers Accuse AuGF of Reckless Spending of Budgetary Allocation

CBN Gov Calls for Urgent Action to Address Food Crisis

Judges Can’t Feign Ignorance of Orders from Coordinate Jurisdictions, Says Azinge

Oil Production Optimisation Critical to Economic Recovery, Says DPR

Ruling on VAT, Step to Restructuring, Says Farotimi

DSS Files Terrorism Charges against Igboho’s Aides

Kogi to Benefit from 13% Derivation Fund, Says RMAFC

Court Remands Man Who Hid 250kg of Heroine in Anus

Miyetti Allah is in Charge of Nigeria, Benue Alleges

N6bn Captagon Pills Meant for Bandits, Insurgents, Marwa Alleges

APC Using EFCC to Bully Anambra Politicians, ADC Alleges

Osinbajo: Africa Has Prospect for Opportunities in Next 10 Years

‘Why Nigeria Military is Deficient n Hardware’

MTN Spends N72bn to Renew Unified Access, Spectrum Licences

‘Local Supply Still Low in the Poultry Sub-sector of the Economy’

Fraudsters Invade Aviation Industry with Fake Recruitment

ICT Stakeholders to Make Projections at ICT Impact CEO Forum

FDC: Nigeria Still Poverty Capital of the World

Obiano raises the alarm, rejects storage of INEC materials in Imo

Accord partyll conduct LG election, implement council autonomy if elected Ifeatu Obi

Leave APC, return home, APGA begs 6 defecting lawmakers

Keke, motorcycle drivers unions endorse Soludo for governor

Those who blackmailed me for leading Igbo to APC now beneficiaries Okorocha

Buhari coming to mock Imo people-PDP

Benue women protest against attacks on Gov Ortom

Three Lalongs Commissioners resign to contest LG election

No sub-national government allowed to collect VAT FIRS

FEC directs deployment of 5-G Network

CBN tasks banks, others onbulk payment disaggregation

NNPC releases 2020 audited financial statement

Alleged misappropriation of funds: EFCC misinterpreted facts Bello

ICPC storms Bayelsa to probe constituency projects

CBN gov warns of impending food crisis

Flood overrun roads, buildings in Benin

Buhari sacks NAPTIP DG, names Waziri-Azi as replacement

US offers treatment to over 1.5m HIV patients in Nigeria

NDDC hands over former headquarters to Rivers

Pirates abduct 5 in Rivers

COVID-19 vaccines safe, Save the Children, traditional leader assure Kaduna residents

Bayelsa, NCDMB Sign power supply agreement

Police parade killers of Ex-governor Dariyes father


October convention sacrosanct, PDP governors insist

Ohuabunwa advocates e-voting in future elections

Court voids Delta APC’s conduct of council congress

PDP governors meet to ratify convention chairman ahead of NEC meeting

IVED will eliminate PVCs theft for voting ‘ INEC

2023 presidency: Groups strategise, favour Jonathan, Tinubu, Fashola, Amaechi, Osinbajo

CLO urges INEC to extend CVR registration deadline in Anambra

Nwosu slams EFCC over face-off with Kogi

‘Flood, accidents claim 39 lives in Jigawa’

Police lose three officers, arrest six armed robbery suspects in Delta

After two months detention, DSS slams terrorism charges against Sunday Igboho aides.

FEC approves National Policy on 5G Network

Police indict HEDA Resource Centre chair over forgery and falsehood against former Attorney-General

NDLEA arrest one, seized narcotics in Apapa Port conceal in rotors worth N6billion from Lebanon

ICPC tracks projects, recovers N6.7m generator in Anambra

“Shang-Chi” With An Asian Lead, Sets A N/America Box Office Record

NNPC’S declaration of profits will boost investor confidence, says industry expert

Road crashes always fatal if seatbelts are not used -FRSC

Fire at overcrowded Indonesian prison kills 41


ICPC tracks projects, recovers N6.7m generator in Anambra

Despite declaring profit, NNPC 2020 audited financial statement shows revenue fell by 19.76%

LPPC shortlists 130 lawyers for award of SAN rank

When you see, say something’: EFCC urges corps members to join whistleblower policy

Despite climate change, AfCFTA offers economic opportunities ‘ Osinbajo

Nigeria records 1.44% increase in movie production ‘ NBS

North Central insists on 2023 Presidency, rejects party chairmanship position

PDP governors mum on party’s crisis after hours of meeting in Abuja

Our doors open for more PDP defectors ‘ Oyetola

APC group demands Buni’s resignation as APC Chairman

CBN directs banks, PSPs to process bulk payments on platforms

Telecom sector loses 4.76m data users in Q2, 2021

Motorists gnash teeth behind wheels as flood paralyses part of Benin

Bandits food, fuel suppliers intercepted in Zamfara

NAFDAC seizes truckload of unregistered milk in Sokoto

Police nab man for murder of his wife

Police arrest three suspects over alleged murder of Uber driver

NABDA director invited by EFCC found dead in Abuja residence

Commuters stranded as flood takes over Benin

16-yr-old girl killed, hands cut off in Delta

Buhari’s Visit: Onitsha, Nnewi residents prepare to obey IPOB’s sit-at-home order

One chance’ thieves hijacked our case file on Igboho’s associates ‘ DSS

Nigeria experiencing marked increase in COVID-19 cases ‘ Investigation

Nigeria doctors need stronger entrepreneurship skills to tackle brain drain ‘ Ajayi

Lagos generates over N500bn VAT annually ‘ Speaker

EFCC remands man in prison over N55m medical charity scam

We’re not against Buhari’s visit to Igbo land’ Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Air Peace boss fulfills cash promise to Super Eagles, harps on unity

CBN gets set for eNaira, more measures put in place


Defence Ministry To Regularise Teachers’ Appointments

Minister Extends NSIPs To Naval Officers’ Wives

Bandits Kill Policeman, 5 Vigilantes, Abduct 23 In Kaduna

Convention: PDP May Throw Chairmanship Position Open

VAT: Rivers Government, Corporate Bodies Meet As Lagos Vows To Enforce Law

Anti-Banditry Ops: Troops Ordered To Observe Rules Of Engagement

Security Agencies Requested Telecom Shutdown In Zamfara ‘ Federal Govt

Afenifere Rejects Farm Estates In 109 Senatorial Districts

Gunmen Kill 3 Policemen, Set Corpses, Vehicle Ablaze In Delta

Congress: Yobe APC Calls For Unity Among Members

BREAKING: Buhari Sacks NAPTIP DG, Appoints Waziri-Azi

Lack Of Moral Education Responsible For Decadence In Societal Values ‘ NGO


2023: NGO decries low voter registration in Ebonyi

I will not bypass any opportunity to make my society a better one ‘ Naija Traffic boss, Iking Ferry

Commissioner nominee tears Edo council PDP apart

NANS urges FG to reopen Ogun land borders

Gombe seeks partnership with NIPC on technical support, investment drive

Bulk payments to be processed on banks, PSP platforms ‘ CBN

COVID-19: Why govt should not make vaccination compulsory for citizens, says ex-LUTH CMD

Even children can be stressed, making them temperamental, sad ‘ Experts

Low sodium salt reduces risk of stroke, heart attack

Tax reforms: FIRS seeks constitutional amendment for establishment of federal revenue court

VAT: Wike informs corporate bodies, stakeholders on commencement of implementation

Downpour submerges Ugbowo axis of Benin, commuters stranded

Suspected pirates attack boat, abduct 5 passengers in Rivers

FG has spent billions of naira on social investments programme, others in Niger ‘ State focal person

Declare state of emergency in health, education system, PFN tells FG

Onyema redeems pledge, doles out N20 million to Super Eagles

Oyo NSCDC commences forensic evaluation for arms-bearing personnel

Benin Traditional Council disowns Germany based fundraisers


30 states risk bankruptcy as Lagos, Rivers set for new VAT regime

UNIMAID is playing a key role to end insurgency in Nigeria – VC

FG receives 1,123,200 additional Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses

NYSC tasks corps members on COVID-19 vaccination, unity

Oyetola inaugurates 360 new Amotekun officers

Insecurity: Check movement across borders, CNG urges northern states

NiMet to Nigerians: Expect building collapse, road crashes

Many schools shut as insecurity disrupts learning in 4 states

Federal agency director ‘commits suicide after EFCC invitation’


Insecurity: Zamfara govt orders closure of more markets

Find tactics to solve Nigerias security challenges, Buhari charges service chiefs

Open Grazing Bill: Miyetti Allah demands 750,000 hectares of land for ranching in Delta

FG not owing any doctor monthly salary-Ngige

Panic as cholera outbreak hits Oyo, Ogun

Ahead NEC meeting, PDP governors meet today

We lack operational staff AGF

Pulp paper union calls on FG to create enabling business environment

Buhari appoints Fatima Waziri-Azi as DG NAPTIP

Herdsmen/farmers clashes: Involve only states interested in grazing reserves Shehu Sani tells FG

Unknown Assailant attack Abia State University Female Hostel

IPOB dares Buhari, declares sit-at-home during President visit to Imo

Biafra: Release, pay me N5bn damages Nnamdi Kanu tells Buhari govt

Gaddafis son freed after 7-plus years in Libyan prison

Why we stoned Senator Akumes motorcade in Makurdi Benue IDPs

Hushpuppi: Tell Nigerians outcome of Abba Kyaris probe HURIWA charges IGP, PSC

Tinubu, protector of Igbos, needed to guide Nigerians Ohanaeze claims


Rivers set to collect September VAT ‘ Wike

Air Peace boss charges Super Eagles to unite Nigeria

Nigeria’s private sector credit struggles to catch up with peers

Nigeria among nations least prepared for rising global inflation

States lack mechanism to administer VAT ‘ FIRS declares

Despite AfCFTA, Nigeria’s African exports decline 25% in H1 2021

Nigeria’s private sector credit expansion struggles to catch up with peer South Africa

Nigeria’s 70% broadband target in 2025 is SA, Egypt’s reality today

Electronic transmission of Kaduna LG result shows possibilities for 2023

Survey finds 65% of citizens believe Nigeria now more divided than it was 4yrs ago

APM Terminals Apapa gives over 1000 PPE to truckers

Researchers urged to improve livestock farming in Nigeria

Ondo lawmakers laud Okitipupa Oil Palm’s expansion drive

Construction to begin as Bonny joins planned deep seaports

It’s time we recognized Africa’s scientists as heroes

Nigerian investors account for highest equity deals in 10yrs


Stop Distracting Nigeria, BMO Tells Sheikh Gumi

Electoral College Expands Board, Appoints Four Nigerians To Existing Team

FG Slowing Down Efforts Of North-West Governors To End Banditry ‘ El-Rufai

Why Trade Ministry Considers PIA’s Robust Roles In Nigeria’s Economy ‘ Adebayo

NIMASA Begins Full Enforcement Of Marine Environment Protection Regulations


Reps accuse Auditor General of reckless spending

Why anti-open grazing bill may be difficult in Lagos ‘ Myetti Allah

Kogi: EFCC now tool of oppression, opposition parties tell Buhari

Retired military officers cry out over alleged illegal deductions from pensions

One Chance’ thieves snatched Igboho’s aides’ case file from us, DSS tells court

NNPC consolidates on gains, publishes 2020 Audited Financial Statements

Nigeria joins 5G network as FEC okays policy

VAT crisis depeens as FIRS insists on collection

Alcohol-free wine also good for the heart

Again, Rivers’ pensioners protest unpaid entitlements, beg Wike

CBN directs banks to conduct stress tests

Naira drops to N535/$1 at parallel market

Insecurity: Weighing implications of telcos’ shutdown

NAICOM: Simplifying regulation via digital migration

AfCFTA: Minister decries Africa’s 2% global manufacturing share

Nigeria on the verge of a failed state ‘Mailafia

Kwara APC consolidates with consensus option in LG congress

Intelligence gathering, improved funding vital to winning war against insurgency ‘Odeyemi

Disquiet in Lagos APC over parallel LG congress

Scores of defections brighten APC’s chances in Anambra


Zamafara telecom shutdown: 7 days after, tension mounts over fate of abducted 73 school kids

Police parade 8 over ex-Gov Dariye father’s kidnap, murder

APC woman leader launches digital academy to empower 20 million women

Imposition of candidates ‘ll destroy APC come 2023 ‘ APC chieftain

Anambra 2021: FG threatening opposition leaders to join APC ‘ Group

Electronic Voting Machine: The El-Rufai example and the joke on Senate



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