Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday 21, October, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Trump announces plans to launch new social network ‘TRUTH Social’

UN warns fossil fuel production plans out of sync with Paris agreement

‘It’s dangerous leaving Anambra in hands of one without income apart from state resource’

EFCC should probe earnings and spendings in the nation’s varsities, says Prof Popoola

Arrests, police brutality headline #EndSARS memorial in Lagos, Abuja

Turkey coup plotters still active in Nigeria, Erdogan warns Buhari

Anxiety in defunct oil agencies as new heads take charge

Survivor in video interview tells how Baba Ijesha sexually abused her

PDP governors meet to resolve threats to convention, consensus arrangement

EFCC arraigns Olejeme for alleged N69b fraud

Kanu’s lawyer makes demands as IPOB leader appears in court today

UNIMAID students, others bag six years jail term each for cultism

Why exam malpractices remain challenge for JAMB, by Oloyede

NUJ, HURIWA, others indict govt over missing Vanguard reporter

Moghalu says failure of govt has turned youths, nation’s asset into threat

EFCC arraigns Crime Alert CEO for alleged N35m fraud

Insecurity: Brigade seeks support for voluntary youth organisations

Pregnant, nursing mothers can serve in husbands’ state of residence, says NYSC

PDP governors meet to resolve threats to convention, consensus arrangement


Aviation sectors contribution to GDP crashes by 50%, experts advise FG

Display professionalism in ports control, Amaechi tells officers

NDIC plans technical, financial support for banks

NPA rehabilitates Apapa port complex control tower

Piracy on Nigerian waters falls by 77%, says NIMASA

Senators, BoI differ over loans beneficiaries, SMEs allocations

Controllers shortage hits NAMA, agency engages non-technical staff, retirees

FGll retain 1,500 staff of defunct PPPRA, DPR, PEF Sylva

Experts doubt FGs proposed 70% herd immunity target

Senators berate NBBRI for N18m revenue generation

Four Kwara poly students expelled, six rusticated for exam fraud, impersonation

Victims families demand N4.5bn as Customs deny Oyo killings

Security firm boss charged with N35m investment fraud

Bandits allegedly kidnap over 30 travellers, steal cows in Niger

Soldier killed, houses burnt as troops, Imo youths clash

Stop hurrying children through school, group advises parents

Terrorists who tried to overthrow me are in Nigeria Turkey President

How Baba Ijesha defiled me with key, labelled himself boyfriend Minor

Police disrupt rallies, disperse #EndSARS protesters, journalists arrested, charged

NSIWC declines PUNCHs FoI request on military, police salaries, pensions


The Economist: Kidnappers, Zealots, Rebels Making Nigeria Ungovernable

#EndSARS: NEC Directs Govs to Prosecute Indicted Persons

FG in Talks with IMF on Repayment Terms of $3.4bn SDR

Tax Dispute: Tribunal Rules in Favour of MultiChoice

Sylva Visits DPR, PEF, PPPRA Staff, Insists Nobody Will be Sacked

NARTO Raises Concern over Debts Owed by Defunct Petroleum Agencies

CBN Earmarks N500m Grant to Promote Entrepreneurship in Tertiary Institutions

NDIC Seeks Review of Banks’ Deposit Insurance Premium

No Dispute over Ownership of Benin Artefacts, Says Oba of Benin

El-Rufai: I Wrote Buhari Since 2017 to Designate Bandits as Terrorists

Eight Alleged Nigerian Cultists Arraigned in S’Africa over Money Laundering, Others

NSA Seeks Multi-stakeholders’ Approach to Contain Insecurity

Absence of EFCC’s Witness Stalls Money Laundering Trial of Wife of Ex-Governor’s Aide

Scores Killed, Houses Burnt as Bauchi, Gombe Communities Fight

Diri Presents N310.7bn 2022 Budget to Bayelsa House of Assembly

JAMB Registrar Explains High Exam Malpractices

120 Houses Submerge as Flood Sacks Uyo Communities

Expert Calls for Banking Penetration to Unlock ‘Hidden Treasures’ in Rural Economy

Oyintiloye: There’s Serious Disconnect Between the People and Government

In Three Months, Bandits Killed 343 People, Abducted 830 Others in Kaduna

Nigeria is Our Biggest Market in Digital Content Broadcasting

How Nigeria-based e-Commerce Platform $1.8m Fundraise Will Open New Online Markets for African SMEs, Merchants

FG Urged to Provide Digital Infrastructure Across 774 LGAs


Flood sacks Akwa Ibom monarch, villagers

Ill conduct LG polls in 6 months, revamp Anambra economy Okonkwo

Your jobs intact, Sylva assures staff of scrapped agencies

Senators grill BoI boss for poor knowledge of loan beneficiaries

CBN releases guidelines on TIES implementation

Govt should address taxation, infrastructure to boost startups growth Akomolafe

Tax evasion: Tribunal okays Multichoices N8bn deposit, fixes Nov 17 for hearing of appeal

Kanus absence in courtll escalate protest, tension, lawyer warns FG

Youve date with history, Ohanaeze tells Buhari

Dialogue with agitators, CNPP urges FG, South East govs

Cambridge varsity to return stolen Benin artefacts Oba Ewuare II

UK agency mobilises media for girl-child education

#EndSARS protesters defy police order

Gombe gov plans to harness non-oil sector for IGR improvement

Insecurity: Nigeria needs improved education to counter radicalization Sultan

Concrete may grow but allow trees, shrubs, grasses to grow along


We have zero tolerance for impersonation, malpractice -JAMB Registrar

Redeployment: NYSC urges corps members to report corrupt staff

#EndSARS: Foundation laments failure of govt to address demands

830 kidnapped, 343 killed, 210 injured in 3 months in Kaduna

Ekiti begins planting of 5m trees to checkmate erosion

ENDSARS Anniversary: Lekki incident a dark spot for Nigeria -Afenifere

2023: Arewa Youth Alliance urges all parties to adopt Tinubu as sole candidate

El-Rufai to FG: Declare bandits as terrorists to allow military kill them within international law

Nigeria gets first local blockchain infrastructure

Alex Ekwueme Teaching Hospital raises alarm over fraudulent job offers

PSN laments 5% budgetary allocation to health


Fake delegate list/congress results: Oyo APC group demands sanction on unity forum leaders

Tribunal gives Multichoice approval to appeal N1.8trn FIRS levy

Mixed reactions greet APC state congresses in Kano

FG flags up training of 75,000 agric extension agents in Zamfara

2023: Factional Kwara APC says party may suffer defeat

Avoid leadership mistakes of past generations, SAN urges Nigerian students

Why many Nigerians’ mental health will worsen

As intrigues trail NG Eagle take off, what other option

On #EndSARS riots

Ending police brutality protests and our mental health: One year on

Reps pass bill for establishment of federal university in Plateau State

FG prioritising early childhood education ‘ UBEC boss

Customs’ move to impound private jets

#ENDSARS: Let the youth place reason above emotion

US to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated travellers on November 8

NGX: Investors earn N54bn as bulls dominate market

Bi-Courtney to manage MMA2 for 36 years ‘ Babalakin

FG approves funds for upgrade of safe towers


Stop the smear campaign against Buhari, group warns president’s critics

‘830 persons kidnapped in Kaduna within 3 months’

Police blame IPOB for Imo traditional rulers’ killing, deny knowledge of monarchs’ meeting

Armed ‘protester’ arrested at Lekki tollgate

‘Run-away DJ’, Lai Mohammed mocks DJ switch

More convictions needed to curb human trafficking – NAPTIP

Falz, Mr Macaroni lead EndSARS procession at Lekki tollgate

Join politics to make the difference, Osinbajo woos young Nigerians

‘Less than 10% of Nigerians have access to healthy food’

57 rescued Chibok girls commence programme at AUN

NNPC spends N1.1tr on subsidy, oil exploration, FAAC remittance in 7 months


Private jet operations boom on elections, insecurity

French investment still strong in Africa despite lower market share ‘ Business France MD

EndSARS: We are where we were and then, questions for Gbajabiamila!

What Nigerians can benefit from having multiple residencies and citizenships

Apapa Port: How Lome, Tema, Abidjan are eating Nigeria’s lunch

Fixed-income investors to earn more on FG’s debt overshoot

#EndSARS: Nigeria yet to pick up from ruins of protest

Nigeria maintains position as Africa’s most valuable nation brand amid pandemic


Bandits Kill 343, Kidnap 830, Injure 210 In Kaduna In Three Months

Floods Send Village Head, 500 Residents Into Exile In A’Ibom, Destroy Over 120 Houses

2023: Okowa Can Never Hand Over To Opposition Party ‘Majemite

Bad State Of Nigeria’s Economy Also Affects APC Members ‘Princewill

NCC Tasks Licensees On Compliance With Telecoms Regulations, License Conditions

Bandits Abduct Over 30 In Niger

Gates Foundation To Spend $120M On Access For COVID-19 Pill


INSECURITY: 343 killed, 830 kidnapped in Kaduna in three months

PIA: They’ll be no job losses Sylva tells DPR, PPPRA, PEF workers

Massacre at Lekki Tollgate never happened, FG insists

#ENDSARS ANNIVERSARY: Battering, arrests of protesters, journalists trail event

Tax: Elite conspiracy grounds FG’s VAIDS initiative

Tax dispute: Tribunal rules in favour of MultiChoice

PDP demands arrest, trial of perpetrators

Insecurity: El-Rufai demands recruitment of 774,000 security officials

MAN: Keeping fate with CBN’s decision on BDCs

Nigeria, others to earn $3bn from data centres

Era of godfatherism over in Anambra ‘Okonkwo

APC, PDP undermining Nigeria’s democracy ‘Ezugwu

I want to see A’Ibom open up to unimaginable opportunities

Opposition instigating violence in Anambra to rig guber poll ‘Obidigwe

2022 budget: How NASS members reacted to estimates


Kaduna insecurity: How 888 were killed, 2,553 kidnapped in 6 months ‘ Report

One year after #EndSARS ‘phantom massacre’: You should be thoroughly ashamed of yourself, FG tells CNN

Kanu’s legal team blasts FG, demands IPOB leader ‘s presence in court

Missing Vanguard Correspondent must not die, FPS warns FG

FIRS’ budget: Sifting the grain from the chaff

Pinnick defends under fire Rohr again

CBN releases guidelines for the implementation of Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme

Ondo to civil servants: No Covid-19 vaccination, no work

Kaduna: I’m committed to effective representation ‘ Monrovia

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