Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 24 September, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



ISIS supporter pleads guilty after plotting to bomb US church in retaliation for ‘brothers’ killed in Nigeria

Southern, M’Belt group tasks Senate on credible polls

Traditional rulers commend Owa monarch for leadership, seek government’s support

Yoruba leaders urge unity to achieve self-determination without bloodletting

6,000 PDP delegates for next month’s convention, group canvasses support for Akume as APC chair

EFCC secures 978 convictions

Yoruba leaders urge unity to achieve self-determination without bloodletting

EFCC secures 978 convictions

Ortom warns government on ‘double standards’ over security, urges justice, fairness

Leakage of classified documents fuels insecurity, says Reps

PDP, CNPP disagree on Emefiele as Udoedehe denies indicting CBN governor

Ikpeazu seeks South East governors’ collaboration to check trans-border crimes

Concerns over global clampdown on the unvaccinated, waning jab immunity

Policeman feared dead, scores injured as police, okada riders clash in Ajao Estate

Foreign cargo airlines depart empty over extortion, multiple charges

You’re a man of deep social conscience — El-Rufai tells Osinbajo


AIbom community demands N7.6bn for destruction by 2016 explosion

Senator sues constituent over stockpiled arms allegation

INC probes Bayelsa oilfields reallocation, demands reversal of revocation

States paying Egyptian, Cuban doctors higher than Nigerians promoting division  -Ngige

Any kidnapper in Abia will die Ikpeazu

N-Assemblys approval unnecessary for e-transmission of results REC

PHarcourt disco sounds tough, laments theft, vandalism of 215 transformers

Buharis lopsided appointments worsening Nigerias division, says Ortom

Pay Igboho N20bn damages, Yoruba Nation agitators tell FG

Police ordered to pay N50m damages for IPOB female activists detention

Pensioners hardship worsens as states owe backlogs of gratuities

Buhari, stop the reckless borrowing

PDP accuses Buhari regime of rights violations, petitions UN

Zoning wont prevent South-West from contesting 2023 presidency Oyo PDP

Obi recommends age limits for president, govs

Anambra ADC gov campaign director resigns, says reasons personal

Electoral Act: Redeem your image, Middle-Belt, Southern leaders tell Senate

UAE to allow crypto trading in Dubai free zone

Crude oil hits $77 amid supply constraints

FG sets up committee for illegal crude oil recovery

Stop oil leakages in Niger Delta, Reps tell Agip

Road construction: Embrace dialogue, Fashola urges protesting communities

Pandemonium as Lagos motorcyclists kill policeman, destroy patrol vehicles

Army lists soldier dehumanising female corper for trial, says assault embarrassing, unfortunate

Police kill suspected robber, disrupt cult initiation in Delta

25 bandits kidnapped Kaduna Baptist students, say suspects, blame desperation

Kwara court jails footballer, other for cybercrime

One dies in Rivers building collapse, owner blames flooding

Lagos task force impounds 410 motorcycles plying restricted routes

Fani-Kayode estranged wife sues ex-husband, IGP, demands N800m

Reps amend Act, empowers AMCON to sell debtors property

PDP prepares to host 6,000 delegates at national convention

Osun communities lament four months electricity blackout

CNPP, groups tackle PDP for demanding Emefieles sacking


Floating Dockyard: ICRC Delivers Business Compliance Certificate to NIMASA, Agency Set for Ballast Water Management

FG Moves to Boost Animal Feed Production to Check High Cost

Air Peace to Connect more Cities, Create more Jobs with Delivery of Brand New Aircraft

Commercial Motorcyclists Kill Two Policemen, Injure Others in Lagos

Army Denounces Dehumanisation of Corps Member by Female Officer

House Moves to Ease Electricity Contracts from Procurement Act

Customs Confiscate N200m Unregistered, Expired Drugs in Kano

Police Present N22.7m Cheques to Families of Deceased Officers in Nasarawa

Chinese Contractor Stops Work at Lagos International Terminal over FG’s Concession…

Ronaldo Drives New £164k Bentley to Man Utd Training

No Going Back on Electronic Transmission of Results, INEC…

CNPP, Youth Leaders Chide PDP over Call for Emefiele’s Resignation

House Okays Establishment of Nigerian Maritime Trust Fund

FG: Peace, Justice, Accountable Institutions Critical to Meeting Sustainable Devt Agenda

Senate Set up Seven-man Conference Committee on Electoral Bill


[NEC has constitutional power to transmit election results electronically REC

PDP: 6,000 delegates to elect new chairman

UNGA: PDP accuses Buhari of rights violations, others

Yoruba groups call for unity to achieve self-determination

NCPC, Northern CAN urge politicians to hand over 2023 ambition to God

AfCFTA: SON to standardise products of 40m SMEs

Air Peace takes delivery of 4th Embraer 195-E2 jet, 3 more to arrive in weeks

FAAN, ICPC fight touting, corruption in Enugu airport

FG moves to increase trade relations with Iran

Tax dispute: Tribunal fixes ruling date as MultiChoice faults FIRS figures

Livestock sector to add N2trn to economy, says PIF

Economists Forum: Emefiele not cause of Naira woes

Nigerias economy to grow by 1.5% in 2021 JP Morgan

Reps seek reprieve for Nigerians detained illegally abroad

Group demands fairness in appointment of rector for Auchipoly

FG inaugurates committee on recovery of illegal oil refinery in NDelta

Nigeria yet to take advantage of young talents Osinbajo

October 1: Nigeriall be free from attacks, oppression Kumuyi

Traders appeal to IPOB to end sit-at-home

Limitations reasons behind our prioritizing infrastructure development Buhari

Dont elect someone thatll derail progress Udom charges AIbom on his successor

Police parade 3 suspected masterminds behind abduction of Baptist school students

Boat mishaps: 90% of accidents on waterways occur at night NIWA

Lagos will leverage on technology to achieve smart city Sanwo-Olu

Financing of Abuja-Keffi road project sourced from China EXIMbank Fashola


We need to overcome barriers to knowledge economy ‘ Osinbajo

Kidnapped 126 Bethel Baptist School Children: Police nab 3 bandits

FG to sink more funds into infrastructure ‘ Fashola

We’ve no mandate to zone President, Vice President slots’ PDP Zoning Committee

Nigeria moves to increase trade relations with Iran

State of economy: Sack economic team now, CSO tells Buhari

PDP National Convention Committee inaugurates 15 sub-committees

Ex-lawmaker commences rehabilitation of damaged roads, vandalized boreholes in Kogi communities

NNPC pulls out N215bn petrol subsidy from July FAAC

5G network, ready January 2022 ‘ Pantami

Mailafia fought for a just Nigeria: He must not die in vain

Africa needs seven-fold rise in COVID-19 vaccine shipments ‘ WHO

Husband drags wife to court to seek divorce for alleged attempt to stab him

Family centre hands over 35-year-old man to police for defiling 3 minors in Ebonyi

Man to receive 15 strokes of cane for stealing window burglary

Businessman drags wife to court over alleged attempt to stab him

Some states pay foreign doctors five times higher than Nigerian counterparts ‘ FG

FG secures China EXIM loan to fund Keffi-Akwanga-Lafia-Makurdi road project ‘ Fashola

Lalong cautions religious leaders against hate speech, spread of fake news

Aggrieved APC groups boycott Appeal C’ttee stakeholders’ meeting in Lagos

Foreign investors exposure in equities rises 63.30% to N25.36bn

Lagos task force impounds 410 motorcycles in one week

APC group, Lagos4Lagos unveils 36 party exco for state convention


Niger Assembly Approves N60.7 Billion 2021 Budget For LGCs

Sacking Of Workers Did Not Emanate From CSC

Why Govt Set Up Salary Management Communities In Niger ‘ Chairman

Investors Gain N11bn On Improved Sentiment

CNPP Disowns PDP Over Call For Emefiele’s Sack

Ethnic Youth Leaders Knock PDP Over Call For Emefiele’s Resignation

C’Rivers LG Chairman Flags Off 20-Hectare Land For Sesame Seed Cultivation

Why We Postponed State Congresses ‘ APC

Youth Sets World Record, Receives 207 Certificates In One Day

17 TETFund Post-Doctoral Fellows Depart For US Varsity


Ortom in Enugu, blames Buhari for Nigeria’s woes

Abia governor launches State Security Fund

Lagos Smart City: LASG to leverage on technology ‘ Sanwo-Olu

Govt, firm revalidate N1.9b MoU for phase II of Gombe geographical information systems

COVID-19: AHBN charges CSOs to track World Bank’s $114.28m grant

Women Affairs Ministry to house development partners for seamless engagements ‘ Perm Sec

We have no mandate to zone president, vice president positions ‘ PDP Zoning Committee

I got N100,000 share for kidnapping Bethel High School students ‘ Gang leader

Stop IGP, Fani-Kayode, others from harassing me, Fani-Kayode’s ex-wife begs court

19,135 persons registered during fresh CVR in Oyo ‘ REC

Assault on corps member: Army arrests female officer

Nigeria’ll get rid of falsified medical products, poorly packaged water, others ‘ NAFDAC DG

FG conducting maintenance works on 41 bridges ‘ Fashola

CNPP, PDP Youths condemn call for resignation of CBN gov

Interference of politics eroded past economic gains ‘ Former Senate Leader


Policeman killed, two injured in Lagos bikers riot

Insecurity: Defence Headquarters has engaged retired personnel, says Irabor

ECOWAS court to deliver judgment on Friday on alleged killing of 105 in Adamawa

Buhari okays 150MW solar plant for Borno

CNPP dismisses PDP’s call for Emefiele’s exit

Banishment: Sanusi’s suit for judgment Nov 30

6,000 delegates for PDP National Convention

Nigeria committed to deepening ties with Saudi Arabia, President assures

Reps seek release of Nigerians detained illegally abroad

Woman journalist decries invasion of her home by EFCC operatives

Utomi: Rescue Nigeria Project won’t become political party

PDP zoning panel meeting inconclusive

Court faults AMCON’s seizure of senator’s property

Critics of Buhari on borrowing are insincere – Lai Mohammed

When will Obaseki appoint commissioners?


NASS Members, others on Azman Airline stranded at Kano Airport

PDP demands Emefieles resignation, investigation over alleged fraud

60% of our leaders responsible for prolonged Jos crisis Rev Pam

UNGA 76: Well tackle, reverse biodiversity loss, Buhari assures global leaders

Why FG cant yet name, shame sponsors of terrorism- Malami

NAFDAC woos traditional, religious leaders to support fight against drug abuse

Man who returned home after 47 years is disappointed his two wives remarried

Tonto Dikeh: If You Have A Report Of Me On Drugs, I Would Gladly Show Up, NDLEA

Pastor Kumuyi: Arrives church event in Limousine car worth millions of Naira


5G network ready January 2022 –Pantami

How abuse of procurement laws ‘worsens Nigeria’s infrastructural deficit’

UNGA: PDP asks UN to demand commitment from Buhari on 2023

NRC dismisses ‘fraudulent recruitment portal

Reps probe leakage of classified security documents

Three ‘kidnappers’ of Bethel school students nabbed

Reps, other passengers stranded at Kano Airport

One killed, 3 others injured as building collapsed in Rivers

Police exonerate Edo chief from death of pregnant woman

Shehu of Borno okays reintegration of repentant insurgents

Peterside wants Rivers’ drainage master plan reactivated

FG seeks Italy’s support against trafficking


Why benefits of rising oil prices keep eluding Nigeria

Why Evergrande bankruptcy is causing anxiety in crypto market

Here’s 5 most active investors in African startups

The U.S. authorises third Pfizer dose, Thailand reduces quarantine

German election race tightens three days before vote

Nigerian banks increasingly tap CBN for cash as liquidity shrinks


Lagos is Leveraging Technology to Transform Businesses, By Sanwo-Olu

Garba Rehabilitates Infrastructure In Govt. School

Kano/Jigawa Customs Command Generates Over N16.9 Billion In Eight Months

Nigerian government and leadership at all level must have zero tolerance for crime and violence Bulama


Yoruba Leaders Meet In Ibadan, Harp On Unity As Panacea To Progress

PANDEF Berates NEF Over Confession Of Getting Rid Of Jonathan To Vote Buhari

Why States That Are Displeased Over VAT Collection Can’t Be Blamed ‘ Sagay

National Convention ‘ PDP Zoning Committee Meeting Ends In Deadlock

IPOB, It’s Dangerous To Overreach Yourselves

FG Seeks Stakeholders’ Collaboration In Campaign Against Workplace Harassment, Violence

BBNaija S6: Housemates Startled As Nini Resurfaces After 24hrs

COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments To Africa Must Increase Sevenfold ‘ WHO

Ijaw National Congress Investigates Bayelsa’s Revoked Atala Oilfield License

Senate Must Redeem Image With Conference Committee On Electoral Act ‘ SaMBA


Those managing Buharis economic agenda have failed- NESLAI

Diplomacy: Nigerian sign MoU with Tanzania

$4bn loan: Buhari looking for money to share, Buba Galadima bombs FG –

Yoruba youths lambast Secondus, Olagbodyan over call for Emefieles sack

PDP youths to Secondus: Resign first before asking for Emefieles sack

CNPP, political parties disowns PDP over call for Emefieles sack

Buharis loan request still a drop in an ocean, BMO replies critics


Redeem your battered image over Electoral Act ‘SaMBA tells Senate

FMBN: BPE misses recapitalisation deadline

2020 Zik Prize: Sanwo-Olu, Anyim, Jamoh, Kyari, others emerge winners

Ikoyi Passport Office under siege over delayed processing

Banishment: Court fixes Nov. 30 for judgement in deposed Kano Emir, Sanusi’s suit

UNGA: We’re committed to food security, others ‘Buhari

Election Results: INEC disagrees with NASS over e-transmission

Maiduguri outage: Over N1.5bn revenue lost, N880m spent on tower repairs ‘Minister


2023: INEC berates low voters registration in Ogun

Buhari’s PIA amendment request ‘ll be thoroughly scrutinised ‘ Reps

Buhari not following founding fathers’ vision ‘ Ortom

New Upstream Petroleum Commission’s boss, Komolafe sets to deliver on huge task

AfCFTA’ll enhance Africa’s agribussiness, trade ‘ Asue Ighodalo

VAT, high gas prices may increase crude oil prices ‘ NNPC

Nigeria animal feed industry can engage 20m workers ‘ Minister

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