Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 22 September, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Kelly Not Allowed To Testify In Sex-Trafficking Trial

Jega, Utomi, Duke, others float new political party

Tension as PDP zoning committee meets today

ICPC arraigns ex-NIS officer for alleged certificate fraud

Oyo Amotekun arrests suspected ritualists with human parts

Mob lynch man in Imo for enforcing IPOB sit-at-home order

EFCC arrests three ‘spiritualists’ for N16m get-rich-quick scheme

Ekiti records 41 deaths from road crashes in 8 months -FRSC

Campaigners kick against empty COVID-19 promises ahead of global vaccine summit

Lingering challenges, poor infrastructure undermine Nigeria’s chances at IMO

ICPC arraigns ex-NIS officer for alleged certificate fraud

Again, labour, CSOs reaffirm opposition to national water resources bill

FG unveils North West STEM project in Kano

Senate gets President’s nominees for EFCC, petroleum regulatory boards

‘Investment in youths critical for economic development’

Lingering challenges, poor infrastructure undermine Nigeria’s chances at IMO

ICPC arraigns ex-NIS officer for alleged certificate fraud

Plateau flays killing of protesting student, orders probe

Senate gets President’s nominees for EFCC, petroleum regulatory boards

Expert lists collaboration as panacea for sustainable trade relations


N2.5bn fraud: Amosuns ex-aide threatens to sue Assembly

Zulum suspends poly rector, management staff during surprise visit

Bawa to testify in alleged N1.4bn fraud

Reps hit back at Senate, ignore bills for concurrence

Were tackling online supply of narcotics, says Marwa

Police begin probe as Ogun missing man found dead in SUV

Senator laments 14-year blackout in Ondo LGs, demands action

Ogun man, 39, admits defiling five-year-old stepdaughter

Court adjourns as FG, AGF, Army shun Kanus rights suit

Protesters block Delta Govt House over alleged attacks

Security agencies will enforce anti-open grazing law Lagos

El-Rufai berates North-West govs over education, healthcare underfunding

Kaduna community laments herdsmens invasion, vows to mount defence

UK not against vaccines administered in Nigeria NPHCDA

Retired police officers demand exemption from contributory pension scheme

Vaccination card: Edo absentee workers risk sanctions

Jega, Utomi float Rescue Nigeria Project

Delta APC ex-deputy chairman tackles Omo-Agege, dismisses suspension

Delta Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

El-Rufai faults anti-grazing law, says Kaduna requires N114bn for ranches

Buhari demands PIA amendment, ignores host communities three per cent agitation

Five banks fined N1.4bn for forex infractions, others

Experts lament as FG spends N20bn on idle Ajaokuta Steel in six years

Nigeria borrows fresh $4bn through Eurobonds

Contractors begin preliminary work on $1.9bn Kano-Niger Republic rail line

FG seeks private sectors involvement in innovation research

NIRSAL trains 700, 000 farmers, others

Electric vehicles will curb UK emissions, say experts

Banking stocks drive loss as stock market sheds N17bn

CBN warns against speculation, manipulation of forex

Weve paid $17.15bn dividends to FG NLNG

BREAKING: South Africa beat Nigeria 4-2 to win Aisha Buhari Cup

Ondo govt seals 15 private clinics over violation of health rules

Yousef was the sweetest human in BBNaija house, says Nini

Security agencies lack powers to declare Nigerians wanted Igbohos -lawyer

VAT: North is rich, can live without billions accruing to Southern states NEF


Booster Jabs to Enhance Primary Health Care System

NIRSAL Trains 700,000 Farmers, Banks Desk Officers on Improved Agricultural Practice

Osinbajo Charges Financial Market Experts To Collaborate With Govt To Tackle Nigerias Housing Problem

Despite Fierce Competition from FinTechs, 3 Banks Records N75.24trn Transactions on E- Channels in H1 2021

Profit-taking Persists as Stock Market Decline by N17bn

Nigeria Customs: Covid-19, Exchange Rate, Responsible for Hike in Import Duty

Banditry Has Transformed into Insurgency, Time to Eliminate Them, Masari Warns

In Show of Strength, Nigeria Raises $4bn through Eurobonds

FG Writes OPEC, Seeks Higher Oil Production Quota

NLNG Targets Domestic LNG Supply from July 2022

S’East Splits as PDP Zoning Committee Meets Thursday

2023: Jega, Bugaje, Abdulfatah, Utomi, Adeniran, Others Form Political Group

Expose Sponsors of Terrorism, If You are Not Complicit, PDP Challenges APC, Presidency

Northern Elders Attack Buhari, Say Region Disappointed in His Administration

El-Rufai: North-west Development Indicators Inching Closer to That of Afghanistan

Senate Mulls Life Imprisonment for Kidnappers

Ondo Seals 15 Hospitals, Arrests Operators for Quackery

Delta Assembly Passes Anti-Open Grazing Bill

Assets Confiscation Will Weaken Drug Cartels, Says Marwa

EFCC Chairman, Bawa Storms Court over N1.4bn Oil Subsidy Case

Suspected Ritualist Caught Trying to Behead Female Student in Bayelsa

Ebonyi Seeks N10bn from FG to Acquire Airport Equipment

Enugu Suspends Monarch over Demolition of Subject’s House

2023: South will Not Beg North for Presidency, Says Adebanjo

EFCC Arrests Spiritualists over N16m Scam in Borno

Scholars Condemn Call to Make English, Maths Optional for Admissions

Alleged Financial Misappropriation: Court Adjourns FUOYE VC’s Suit Till Nov. 11

FG: Why Nigeria Has Not Endorsed OECD’s Proposal on Digital Economy

Alleged Financial Misappropriation: Court Adjourns FUOYE VC’s Suit Till Nov. 11

Banditry: Sokoto Shuts down Telecom Networks In 14 LGs

Senate Gives Committee One Week to Consider Buhari’s $4.05bn, ‘710m Loan Request

Buhari Nominates Boards for EFCC, Upstream Regulatory Commission, Petroleum Regulatory Authority


Insecurity: Masari spoke out of frustration Ochulor, former Delta military administrator

2023: Northern, southern leaders join forces to fight PDP, APC

Price hike imminent, as Customs demands excise duty on carbonated drinks

NPA advocates alternative funding to fix port infrastructure

Customs intercepts N9m fake malaria drug in Edo

COVID-19 pandemic: 20% of Nigerians lost jobs in 2020, says NBS/UNDP report

Improved sentiment fails to lift NGX performance as investors lose N37bn

Forex suspension to BDCs worsening economic woes

N1.4bn oil subsidy fraud: Nadaba Energy absent in court, case continues today

SCourt fixes Nov. I for Rivers, Imo 17 oil wells ownership battle

Buhari asks Senate to confirm members of EFCC, upstream commission boards

Anti-open grazing law unimplementable, elRufai replies southern govs

Court has vindicated us as lawful organisation IPOB

Pro and anti-Buhari groups clash in New York over state of nation

COVID-19 vaccination: Edo govt threatens to sanction worker for absenteeism

Protest: Plateau Govt. condemns students killing, orders investigation

NYSC advises Corps members against risky engagements in host communities

How I beheaded septuagenarian with knife for money rituals Suspect

2023: Nigeria will have two Presidents if north insist on retaining power -Igbo youths

ICPC arraigns Ex-NIS officer over certificate fraud


Halting acts of lawlessness by herdsmen

Breaking: Jega, Pat Utomi, Abdulfatai, Duke, others birth Third Force ‘RNP

Police arrest woman in Kano for allegedly defrauding traders with fake bank credit alerts

Rivers gov’t commences preparation to tackle flooding

7 Division holds anti-ambush drill for troops against terrorists’ ambushes, IEDs ‘Ag GOC

Educationist, Adedoyin urges FG to abolish UTME

Oyo Amotekun nabs suspected ritualists with corpse in Ibadan

CAN demands return of CRK in Borno schools

Court adjourns Kanu’s suit against FG as Malami, others fail to appear

COVID-19: Nigeria’ll not be on UK’s red alert list, NPHCDA assures

Don’t use insecticides as food Preservatives, NAFDAC warns

South Africa advises Africans to take COVID-19 vaccination seriously

NCDC set to partner with UNILAG to check spread of COVID-19

Enugu participates at US-Nigeria Investment Summit 2021 in New York

7 states to recruit 3,000 vigilantes to fight banditry, kidnapping ‘ Masari

7 Division holds anti-ambush drill for troops against terrorists’ ambushes

Senate mulls life imprisonment for kidnappers

Buhari orders deployment of technology to tax digital transactions


N924m Debt: Court To Hear AMCON Case Against Ex-Super Eagles’ Captain Nov 11

A/Ibom Jubilee Syringe Company Produces 1.7m Syringe Daily ‘ MD

Delta Assembly Passes Anti-Open Grazing Bill

Corps Members Warned Against Night Parties, Political Activities

Police Apprehend ‘Yahoo Boy’ Over Attempt To Slaughter Girl For Ritual

Govt Offices, Others Submerged As Flood Wreaks Havoc In Rivers

Coalition Hails CBN Gov For Sustaining Economic Growth, Devt

BREAKING: Buhari Seeks Amendment To New Petroleum Industry Act

Police Orders Probe Into Alleged Extortion By Officers

9 Feared Dead In Edo Auto Crash

Sugar Master Plan Will Fetch Nigeria $700m Yearly ‘ Dangote

PIB: Buhari Seeks Senate Confirmation Of Board Members For New Agencies


All Nigeria Editors’ Conference gets corporate organisations, financial institutions, security supports

AWDROP to begin data collection of drilled boreholes across Nigeria

Homes, business places flooded after early morning rain in Rivers

80-year-old grandmother died, seven others injured as building collapses in Ondo

Delta revokes Asaba-Oko road contract

Over 150 bandit groups operating in various forests in the North, says Katsina gov

Criminals have hijacked IPOB ‘ Umahi

Seven Northern states agree to recruit 3,000 vigilantes to tackle banditry, kidnapping, says Masari

Retired senior police officers protest poor remuneration in Edo

Bill proposing life imprisonment for kidnappers passes second reading

Amotekun arrests three men for allegedly killing 73-year-old man for money ritual

Senate passes bill to manage sickle cell disease in Nigeria

PDP challenges APC, Buhari to publish names of sponsors of terrorism in Nigeria


Can PDP pick chairman from Southwest?

Govt raises $4b Eurobonds to finance 2021 budget

‘1.8m fully vaccinated in Nigeria’

Afenifere hails Buhari over NNPC board

Buhari wants Petroleum, Finance ministers removed from NNPC Ltd board

Massive investment in education antidote to insecurity, says El-Rufai

Fed Govt to striking doctors: obey court order

Uncertainty over Fed Govt’s directive on VAT collection

Anti-Open Grazing: El-Rufai attacks Southern governors

JUST IN: Delta Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

BREAKING: Davido loses another close aide


UK to launch skills for prosperity Nigeria programme, says Dep. High Commissioner

COAS insists synergy among security agencies key to ending insecurity

CVR: INEC registers over 3 million fresh voters

Buharis successor: Youre looking for trouble, Igbo group replies NEF

2023: APC will support Osinbajo if he declares interest- Gov Sule

Buhari govt borrows to invest in capital projects, not consume Adesina

Just In: 2023 Jega, Pat Utomi, Duke, create new political party

Senate proposes life imprisonment for kidnappers


Senate seeks life imprisonment for kidnappers

Fani-Kayode is a worthless catch for APC – PDP

Court rejects bail application of masquerade ‘who killed Muslim worshipper’

Buhari writes N’Assembly, seeks amendments to PIA

Despite huge reserve: Nigerians groan as cooking gas price keeps soaring

Sarki Auwalu, others appointed into Petroleum Regulatory board

Retired police officers shift protest to Abuja

Senate gives committee one week to work on Buhari’s $4bn loan request

Buhari appoints new EFCC board members

Nigeria records 20,000 snakebites yearly – FG

Why doctors are leaving Nigeria — NMA

Unilorin murder case: Defence counsels accuse DSS of torturing suspects

1 dead, 3 injured in Edo as monarch bans CDA activities

Plateau, C’River reject compulsory COVID-19 vaccination

FG, states meet to review science policies

Permanent Secretary of the Industry Ministry, Edet Sunday Akpan

APC becomes northern party if South is denied 2023 presidency — Okorocha

Osinbajo: Africa govts must continue to engage its growing youth population through jobs

Oil worker fired while battling brain surgery seeks justice

Forum ask Nigerians to reject water privatization bill

Edwin Clark writes Buhari, rejects proposed naval base project in Kano


Rising insecurity shuts millions of Nigerians from telecom services

Customs Zone ‘C’ seizes N120m fake products, contrabands in July, August

Politics outplays economics as Buhari seeks amendment to PIA

Agent bankers’ make transactions easier, but thieves want a cut

ICRC issues compliance certificates for NIMASA modular floating dockyard

Insurers want regulatory integration to optimize benefits of AfCFTA

One-in-five Nigerians lost their jobs to COVID in 2020 ‘ report

Nigeria’s weak economy biting harder on weary citizens

Report reveals Nigerians paying multiple taxes

FG to end electricity subsidy by January 2022

How NBS’ data leak puts local media at disadvantage

Global oil exploration to attract $1.7 trillion, despite energy transition- Report

DPR seals 11 illegal gas plants, two filling stations over sharp practices


Kano: Three Youths In Police Net For Armed Robbery, Culpable Homicide

Police In Kano Arrest Woman For Defrauding Traders With Fake Bank Alerts

VON DGs effort to attract FGs Integrated Farm Estate to Eke community,Enugu state generates ripples

FG Inaugurates Science, Mathematics Centre In Kano


FG Frowns At People Trying To Get COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Without Jab

Buhari Writes NASS, Seeks Amendment To Petroleum Industry Act

2023 Presidency: South Should Negotiate With North ‘ Ogunlewe

Insecurity: How Abdulrazak Is Ensuring Harmony In Kwara

E-Naira: Transforming A Beleaguered Medium Of Transaction

Why Civil Society Organisations Must Register For Tax Purposes’ FIRS

Sekibo Urges Govt., Stakeholders To Prioritise SMEs, Youth Entrepreneurship

ICPC Docks Ex-Immigration Officer Over Certificate Fraud

Niger Assembly Passes N60.7b LGAs’ Budget For 2021

2021 International Day Of Peace: Plateau Media Chiefs Urged To Promote Peace Journalism

Media Actors Charged On Adequate Reportage Of Security Efforts

FG Raises Alarm Over People Trying To Procure COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Without Jab

US Sanctions Cryptocurrency Exchange Over Ties To Ransomware Attacks


Ohanaeze to NEF: Deny South 2023 presidency, watch Nigeria’s unity sink

Court sends son of Tambuwal’s aide, 2 others to prison

2023: Jega, Utomi, Abdulfatai, Duke, others float third force platform

PDP to APC, Buhari: Name terrorism sponsors if you’re not complicit

El-Rufai to govs: Don’t confuse VAT with sales tax

17 oil wells: FG asks S’Court to dismiss Rivers suit against Imo

Telcos seek NCC’s approval to deduct diesel cost

Buhari seeks amendment to Petroleum Industry Act

Work to restore unity in the North, Gen. Akilu tasks ACF

Terrorism: Twist and turns of Gbajabiamila’s comparison


FFK: The new nuisance in APC

Incorporated NNPC’ll end politics, entrenched corruption ‘ Experts

Southern govs’ anti-open grazing law unimplementable ‘ El-Rufai

Reps move to exempt police from contributory pension scheme

FG opens order book for $3bn Eurobond, to issue bond next week

17 oil wells: Supreme Court shifts Rivers, Imo’s legal battle to Nov I

20% of Nigeria’s workforce lost their jobs to Covid-19 ‘ NBS

Nigeria petitions OPEC+ for higher oil quota despite production struggles



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