Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, November 20, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Blinken says US can benefit Africa amid rising Chinese influence

Harris becomes first female acting U.S. president

Myanmar arrests ex-lawmaker it says masterminded anti-junta attacks

Ethiopia insists airspace safe after US warning

How Mexican drug cartel brought Mkpuru Mmiri to Nigeria

Demand for Kanu’s release difficult, Buhari tells Igbo leaders

2023: Nigerians can pick president from any zone, says Lawan

National Assembly transmits Electoral Act Bill to Buhari

South East Governors’ Forum directors protest unpaid salaries

Court frees Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia of money laundering charges

Court remands two for defiling 14-year-old

Court dismisses suit on recovered $300m Abacha loot

Again, IMF urges FG to remove petrol, electricity subsidies

Railway workers reach truce with FG, suspend strike

Soludo: Industrialist wants revenue touts off Anambra roads

NAF reviews safety strategies for enhanced air operations

Troops repel Boko Haram, ISWAP attack on Damboa

Ilana Omo Oodua slams FG over ‘ill-fated attempt’ to discredit Prof. Akintoye

Ortom commends FG over N18 bn loan to state govts

COVID-19: PSC flags off National Vaccination Campaign to cover 50% of eligible population by Jan. 2022

Court dismisses suit against Malami, others over appointment of consultant to monitor Abacha loot

Marwa warns NDLEA cadets against taking bribe

World Toilet Day: 46m Nigerians still defecate in the open, says UNICEF

Demand for Kanu’s release difficult, but I’d consider, Buhari tells Igbo leaders

Afreximbank, NEXIM $825m deal to be deployed into Niger-Benue River dredging, others’

Railway workers suspend strike, sets up committee to review demands

Makinde orders speedy restoration of normalcy after Ibadan petrol tanker fire

I signed my confessional statement under duress, Baba Ijesha tells court

Restaurateur bemoans high cost of foodstuffs


Kamala Harris becomes first woman to hold presidential powers in US history

EndSARS report submission important step towards accountability for alleged killings, rights abuses Blinken

Ohanaeze allays assassination attempt on Nnamdi Kanu, says FG will release IPOB leader

AMCON reports 1,000 chronic debtors owing N3.96tn to NAssembly

My husband shot while trying to help gunmen he mistook for stranded motorists – Wife of critically-injured Imo lawyer

Men who cant stand female lawyers need counselling Tyoden, FIDA national president

Igbo leaders meet Buhari, demand Kanus release, IPOB seeks UK intervention

N19.3bn Kogi salary bailout fund returned to CBN EFCC

Violence’ll scare good people from politics Progressives govs

I fought in Biafran army during civil war, says Nwodo

Ohanaeze, MASSOB berate ACF over comment on IPOB agitation

Remove fuel, electricity subsidies early 2022, IMF tells FG

External reserves resume decline, lose $410m in 17 days

Eagles unmoved in new FIFA ranking

How people living with HIV/AIDS battle employment discrimination, job search stress

Nigerian lady who died in Ivorian prison reported her plight after two years in jail- Dabiri-Erewa

Im happy to escape Ibadan tanker fire though my car got burnt Driver

#EndSARS: Nigerians urged to report police brutality to complaints panel

Three nabbed over beheading of Rivers schoolboy for ritual

Truck kills female bus passenger, injures five others in Anambra

Police foil attempted abduction of cleric, arrest seven suspects in FCT

Its tormenting mum and I watched my brother die Dangote

Secondary schoolmates who ridiculed me when I became blind shocked I bagged PhD UI scholar, Biliana Okoli

Ikoyi building: We prevented developers dad from watching TV but sympathiser broke news to him on the phone Family

Hilton Hotel owner, Adedoyin, speaks from detention, says I know nothing about OAU students death

Fans, friends jubilate as P-Square ends four-year feud

Cute Abiola knowingly violated social media policy, will be punished Navy

DSS debunks arrest of three Gombe lawmakers

Red Cross to vaccinate 15,000 livestock in Nasarawa


Blinken: US Won’t Limit Nigeria’s Relations with Other Countries

November 20, 2021 5:05 am

Senate President Commits to Budget Passage Before Christmas

High Cost of Cooking Gas Leading to Deforestation, Group…

EFCC: Hidden N19.3bn Kogi Salary Bail-Out Funds Returned to CBN

Retrenchment Looms in Abia as Overstaffing Cause Unpaid Salaries

Railway Workers Decry Poor Working Condition

32nd Convocation: 160 Students Bag First Class in FUTA

Nigeria Needs to Move from Consumption to Production Based Economy, Says…

50 Military Personnel Empowered with Managerial Skills

FG Urged to Declare Power Supply as Matter of National Emergency

League of Women Voters Set for 25th Anniversary Conference

Coalition Begins Mass Mobilisation for North Central Presidency

Blinken Reiterates Importance of Freedom of Expression, Access to Information

N’Assembly Transmits Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill to Buhari for Assent

Bandits Kill Two Policemen in Katsina

Profit-taking Persist as Market Cap Decline by N34bn

FCCPC: Purchasing Transformers, Poles, Others not Responsibility of Electricity Consumers

Airlines Moves to Cut Down Cost of Operations, Set to Acquire New Fleet

South African Gastronomy Delights at NANTA Eminent Awards

iProduce Africa to Strengthen SMEs Export Potentials

Stakeholders: Poor Research Funding Could Hamper Food Security Targets


Abia LG election petition tribunal chairman withdraws over alleged threat to life

PDP ll get its presidential candidate at right time Wike

Ex Imo deputy governors father, Eze Madumere, kidnapped

Self-determination struggle: Why agitation persists in South-East

Buhari to Igbo leaders: I will consider Kanus release

Development of Niger Delta: Ethnic nationalities pass vote of confidence on Buhari, Akpabio

Nollywood second biggest movie industry, says Abass Akeju

COVID-19: FG flags off national vaccination campaign to cover 50% of eligible population by Jan. 2022

We will make judicious use of N18.5 billion bailout loan Ortom

Wike has pedigree to turn around Nigerias fortune Nsirim

Kebbi govt commences distribution of FGs relief materials to 2020 flood victims


Eight illegal oil bunkers arrested in Ondo by Niger Delta security, surveillance, other security agencies

UNICEF raises concern over rate of open defecation in Nigeria

Unemployment: Cooperative society set to empower 15 million women in poultry farming

Nnamdi Kanu: Yoruba Ronu commends Igbo leaders for meeting with Buhari

Alleged EFCC return of bailout fund to CBN: We’ll be vindicated again ‘ Kogi Govt

Ugwuanyi receives Whitemoney, confers him with ‘Ambassador of Enugu State in Creative Arts

Ortom commends FG over N18bn loan to state govts

Buhari to Igbo Leaders: Your demand for Nnamdi Kanu’s release is heavy, I’ll consider it

NASS transmits Electoral Bill to Buhari for assent

Osun 2022: No shaking, God is in control ‘ Oyetola

Refugees: Poverty anywhere is a danger to prosperity everywhere

Brain drain hits Radiography profession as 5 leave Nigeria every week

7 female Maulud celebrants drown, as boat capsizes in Jigawa

Gunmen kidnap Imo former deputy governor’s father

NAFDAC evacuates 20 truckloads of N3bn fake drugs; importer on the run

Benue: Seven killed, others injured as armed men attack Tor Donga

Allowing Kanu make his case in court is a favour ‘ Buhari

Buhari to Igbo Leaders: I’ll consider your demand for Nnamdi Kanu’s release, but

Oyo/Osun Customs Command generates N50.9bn in 10 months

Court bars security agents from premises, adjourns hearing on Kanu’s N5bn suit

Brain drain hits radiography, as 5 experts leave Nigeria every week

NDDC BOARD: ‘Akpabio’s meeting with fringe Ethnic Nationality Youth Groups, unnecessary distraction

COVID-19: Osun vaccinates 288, 611 residents, receives 2 million fresh doses

I don’t see anything good in Gernot Rohr, he’s not a coach ‘ Orji Kalu

FUTA’s 32nd convocation & 40th Anniversary: 160 students bag first class

Why inauguration of NDDC board delayed ‘ Akpabio


JUST-IN: NASS Transmits Electoral Bill 2021 To Buhari For Assent

Lawan Urges Political Class To Continue Engagement For Nigeria’s Betterment

FOREIGN: Harris To Become First Woman With Presidential Power As Biden Is Under Anesthesia

Federal Govt Flags Off COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Campaign

NDLEA Warns New Officers Against Temptations From Drug Barons

Titan Trust Bank’s Upgraded Mobile App Wows Customers

Myself, Mother Watched Helplessly As My Brother Died ‘ Dangote

Demand For Kanu’s Release A Difficult One, Buhari Tells Igbo Leaders


Ekiti traditional ruler demands constitutional roles for Obas

United Nigeria can only thrive on political stability, social security ‘ Yahaya Bello

Abuja newspaper vendors honour Gbajabiamila, Ngige, others during annual week celebration

Group seeks UI support on water sanitation, hygiene

I was beaten, forced to sign confessional statement ‘ Baba Ijesha

Kamala Harris acts as first woman US president after Biden was placed under anaesthesia

Kanu: Abia High Court restrains security agencies from barricading, blocking courts during proceedings

Striking railway workers call off strike

National Assembly has transmitted Electoral Act 2021 to President Buhari ‘ Senator Omoworare

Nigeria is a marriage bedevilled by suspicion ‘ Senate President

Attempt to assassinate Nnamdi Kanu will end Nigeria, Ohanaeze warns FG

COVID-19 vaccination: Osun is one of 8 leading states in Nigeria ‘ WHO



Gbajabiamila: Upsetting the primaries apple cart

Buhari to Igbo leaders: Demand for Kanu’s release has serious implications

EFCC returns alleged hidden N19.3b Kogi salary bail out cash to CBN

BREAKING: Gunmen abduct ex-Imo Deputy Governor’s father

Seven girls die as boat capsizes in Jigawa

BREAKING: NASS transmits Electoral Bill 2021 to Buhari

We’ve paid benefits of dead soldiers – Military Pension Board

Senate panel lauds army for repelling ISWAP attack on Damboa

Burna Boy celebrates mum on birthday

FG receives over 7,000 applications for housing scheme in a week – Fashola

I’ll consider demand for Kanu’s unconditional release – Buhari

JUST IN: Gunmen kill seven in Benue community


ENSIEC fixes Feb. 23 for local council elections in Enugu

Troops thwart attempted terrorists incursion in Damboa, eliminate scores Army

How my brother died in my presence Aliko Dangote

Recruitment: Police Release Dates, Venues for Constables Medical Screening

Buhari to Igbo leaders: I will consider demand for Nnamdi Kanus release

South East security challenges: Buhari meets Igbo leaders at Aso Villa

PTAD task journalists on credible reportage of pension industry


National Assembly transmits electoral bill to Buhari

Orji Uzor Kalu to Igbos: Make amends with Buhari so he can do more for South East

NRC begs workers to call off strike, says salary increase underway

Don’t travel at night, NYSC DG warns corps members

Presidency: How IPOB’s propaganda led to Nigeria’s inclusion in US religious violation watchlist

Tinubu: If money could buy life, we would have paid any amount to save Sani Dangote

Killings: All the governors in Nigeria Are Helpless, says Darius Ishaku

Bandits kill two police officers in Katsina

Dangote: My mother watched helplessly as my brother died

7 killed as Bandits invade Benue community

Don’t frustrate the good work of EndSARS panel, Ebun Adegboruwa warns Lagos govt

Buhari directs MDAs to study report on policy design

FG faults implementation process of $611m education project

7,315 apply for FG’s 5,000 housing units in 1 week

Alleged N2bn fraud: EFCC seals ex-naval director’s properties

Train passengers stranded, NRC loses millions as unions strike

How states will share fresh N656.11bn bailout — FG

I’m awaiting EndSARS reports from states, Buhari tells US

Nigeria, US sign $2.17bn deal on education, health, others

Police arrest gun manufacturer, 2 armed robbers in Imo

Bagudu presents N189.2bn budget for 2022

774,000 FG’s job: Benue beneficiaries protest 3-month unpaid stipends

NBA insists on probe of Justice Odili’s house raid

Buhari signs Climate Change, AMCON Amendment Bills

Senator Andy Uba seeks new strategy to fight drug abuse

FG protests death of Nigerian wrongfully jailed in Ivory Coast

HIV killed 13, 000 Nigerian children in 2020 — NACA


Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes, changing the narrative for women, small businesses across Africa

Saro Wiwa: Narratives and the counter-narratives

Why Afreximbank signed $825 deal with NEXIM bank

Real estate emerges world’s most popular store of wealth

Nigeria approves N656b for states to repay bailout funds


Jury acquits US Teen Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse Of All Charges

PDP Holds Retreat For National Working Committee-Elect Members

Red Cross To Vaccinate 15,000 Livestock In Nasarawa ‘ Official

Kamala Harris Becomes First Woman To Get US Presidential Power During Biden Colonoscopy

Canada Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine For Children

NASS Transmits Electoral Bill 2021 To President For Assent

Jonathan Is A Man Of Peace Who Believes In Nigeria ‘ Lawan

Badagry Collapse Building: Owner Built Extra Floor On Old Bungalow With Inferior Materials ‘ LASG

Family Decries Illegal Activities Of Land Grabbers, Cautions Against Fraudsters

2023: PDP Will Nominate Presidential Candidate At Appropriate Time ‘ Wike


Insecurity: We are helpless, PDP Governors lament

FG hails US for removing Nigeria from religious freedom blacklist

ASUU resolve to suspend warning strike over new agreement with govt

FG to allocate $200m for creation of 780 agricultural service centres ‘ Osinbajo

Jailbreaks: Reps want FG to Upgrade Correctional Centres

Out-of-School Children: We need to address challenges ‘ Minister

Zulum donates N20m to bereaved family of Gen. Zirkushu

Bauchi Govt. introduces quarterly budget review to improve healthcare

State of the nation: Let’s emulate leadership of our forefathers- Prof. Haruna

We will not present our members for another competency test ‘ NUT dares El-Rufai


How FG partnered JAMB to conduct CBT for recruitment of 19,000 officers into NIS, NCoS, FFS, NSCDC

I’ll consider your demand for Kanu’s release, Buhari tells Igbo leaders

Nigeria’s fiscal deficit to hit 6.3% of GDP in 2021 ‘IMF

7 dead, 5 injured as army intercepts vehicle with weapons in Benue

Kuru submits list of top 1,000 AMCON debtors to N’Assembly

Blinken: It’s time to change US policy towards Africa

CBN acknowledges receipt of N19.3bn Kogi bailout funds ‘ EFCC

NAFDAC evacuates over N3bn banned, falsified drugs

Investment: PenCom faults report on breaching regulation in FBN

NASS transmits amended Electoral Bill 2021 to Buhari

FG, marketers allay fears over increase in fuel price, scarcity

SAHL consolidates stake in Stanbic IBTC Holdings with N2.2bn

More Nigerians drop below poverty line as inflation records 10-month low

AfCFTA: Obasanjo advocates for Made-in-Africa brand

Oil rises as investors look past possible reserve releases

CBN releases guidelines for agric credit guarantee scheme

NGX seeks 70% domestic flows to boost retail investors’ interest

Direct primaries, e-transmission of results’ll enhance our democracy ‘Bamgbetan


Nnamdi Kanu: Court gives security agencies fresh marching order

Breaking: 3 days after, NRC workers call off warning strike

2023: Can Ayu-led PDP provide needed opposition

Profit-taking persists on NGX, indices drop further by 0.20%

Youths call for inclusion ahead FCT polls

2023 presidency: Coalition makes case for North-central

APC rebirth group celebrates Buni at 54

We’re committed to bridging housing deficit in Nigeria- Eguagu

2023 Presidency: Group rejects Atiku, Tinubu, others aged 65 yrs, above

I’ll handle Super Eagles better than Rohr ‘ Orji Kalu

ActionAid harps on gender justice in emergency response

Taraba Gov Ishaku presents N146.7bn budget for 2022 fiscal year

How my brother died in my presence, by Aliko Dangote

Presidential Villa inaugurates Fire Alert Centre

Senate bemoans NCWD overlook

Yuletide: NAFDAC raids markets, others against adulterated products

Nnamdi Kanu’s freedom beckons as Igbo leaders visit Buhari

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