Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 22 Sept., 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Trump touts swift vaccine as Europe battles virus second wave

NASA plans for return to Moon to cost $28 billion

Obaseki’s victory masses revolution against injustice, says Okorocha

Ishaku, NCFront commend stakeholders for peaceful, credible election in Edo

Woman leads robbery operation with local pistol, knife in Benue

Lagos leverages smart meter hackathon for improved electricity access

Experts harp on good corporate governance as organisations lose $1 trillion yearly to espionage

Group charges youths to build peaceful society with skills, intellect

Firm seeks public, private sector partnership to provide affordable housing

Developing countries require $1.2 trillion investment to guarantee basic social protection, says ILO

Where are Nigeria’s allies on the war against Boko Haram

Nigeria can’t afford another wave of COVID-19, PTF warns

Low turnout as schools resume in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Benue after COVID-19 break

Buhari’s skewed appointments hurting Nigeria, says HURIWA

Navy releases new postings of senior officers

NCC set to commence cost-based review of new rates for International voice calls services

Sokoto: Hisbah arrest 3 over alleged circulation of rape video on social media

Bring oil thieves to justice, governor Wike urges to security agencies


My husband was robbed in 2005, kidnapped by Fulani men in 2019, assassinated in 2020 Widow of murdered Ekiti director

Edo election: Kick in the teeth for APC

Obaseki: Flagbearers, electorates, lost battle and other errors

Ill improve on academic performance Crawford VC

High electricity tariff, fuel price may cripple varsity operations LCCI

NCC asks telcos to compensate subscribers

Boy with heart problem needs N4m for surgery

Early detection, improved treatments could prevent cancer deaths

NGO laments lack of radiotherapy machines in Africa

After Edo loss, Buni, Ganduje meet Buhari behind closed doors

INEC observers hail poll, group blames card readers hitches

CBN decries speculation as naira plunges, exchanges for 465/$

PDP meets on South-West crisis, Edo gov polls today

FG slashes spending on JV oil assets by 62%

N4bn CSR: Senator urges Dangote to adopt schools

Ex-gov Uduaghan visits Okowa, plans return to PDP

Petrol scarcity looms as tanker drivers halt operations

Stock market sustains positive sentiment, gains N1bn

No fuel found in crashed Quorum helicopter AIB

AfCFTA ‘ll create more jobs locally Secretary-General

Petrol subsidy gulped N8.94tn in 10 years, says PPPRA

MDAs remitted N1.8tn in 12 years FRC

Oil falls to $41 as economic outlook dims

Insecurity under current service chiefs unbearable -Borno Elders

Minimum wage: Labour lists offending states, plans street protests, talks

Govt has no business running refineries, says Osinbajo

Well fulfil promises despite COVID-19, says Sanwo-Olu

Factional speakers trade words over Obasekis victory, Assembly membership

Edo APC, PDP continue verbal war, clash over thugs funding

Only Lagos, Kano, Ogun, FCT still conducting COVID-19 tests PTF

Katsina, police, labour ask communities to confront bandits

Flooding: Obiano blames NEMA for delaying intervention

Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Oyo, Ekiti secondary, primary schools reopen

Obaseki leads victory parade, says lions, tigers tamed, now in zoo

Al-Qaeda, BHaram exploiting WAfrica endemic poverty ECOWAS Chair

Buhari seeks equitable representation in UN security council

Boboskis gang members get 14-day ultimatum to surrender weapons

Finally, APC concedes defeat, admits Edo poll free, fair

30-year-old Delta man shot dead over land dispute


Kyari Seeks Separation of Roles in Oil Industry

Court Orders Firm to Return N15m Loan

Real Estate Firm Successfully Appeals Against FIRS VAT Regime

No Hike in Gas Prices for Domestic Market, GACN Clarifies

The Law and Economics of Electricity and Petroleum Prices Increase

AGF Removes Requirement for NBA Stamp and Seal, Amends RPC

Obaseki as the New Face of Resistance

Covid-19: Ghana Lifts Ban on Football, Other Contact Sports

How Edo Governorship Contest May Reform Nigerian Politicians

Innovations Will Continue to Define Future of Banking, Says Ecobank Boss

Naira Crashes 108% against CFA’ No, its not So

Were Well Equipped to Regulate Crypto Assets, Says SEC


Mass defection looms in Nasarawa Assembly as SDP lawmaker defects to APC

Reject violent politicians with your votes, Jegede tells voters

Edo: I didn’t reject results ‘Uzodimma

1.4m registered voters for Lagos East senatorial by-election

Consolidate on gains, NEBPRIL tells INEC, stakeholders

$1.189m FIFA mini stadium project kicks off in Kebbi

Sanwo-Olu advocates increased banking sector investments in cities, states

FG puts cost of ongoing projects at $49bn

Osinbajo, Obi agree on need for more investments in education

Why we embarked on Niger Bridge Light Up initiative ‘ NB Plc

Nigeria, developing countries to invest $1.2tr on basic social protection ‘ILO

Gunmen kill soldier, injure another in Abia

Land dispute claims man, 30, in Delta community

School resumption: FRSC tasks teachers on childrens safety

Zamfara: Bandits kill 11,000 breadwinners in 8 years Northern group

Anxiety as FG begins monitoring of backlog of 2017/2018 FEC approved projects

Nasarawa shuts 75 illegal hospitals, arrests 3 over failed surgery of 10-yr-old boy


Ayade begins arrest of illegal tax collectors in Calabar

IPOB warns against abduction, killing of members by security agents

DISCO agent drugs 14-yr-old girl with 200ml tramadol, rapes her

LCCI pushes for immediate implementation of CAMA 2020

Deduct at source, pay MDAs electricity bills directly to DISCOs ‘ KPMG to FG

Buhari, Akufo-Addo meet in Aso Rock over protest by Nigerian traders in Ghana

Southern Kaduna: There can’t be development without peace, unity ‘ Buhari

Fuel crisis looms nationwide as truck owners withdraw tankers from roads

Why FG is commercialising Nigerian Film Corporation ‘ Lai Mohammed

Use standard road signs, FRSC tells construction firms in Lagos

Bring oil thieves to justice, Wike urges security agencies

FG spends N8.9t on subsidy in 10 years ‘ PPPRA

ECOWAS Court set to resume from extended vacation on Oct. 7

Oyo schools resume, comply with COVID-19 guidelines, staggered session

Obaseki’s reelection: Edo people made election riggers, agents of doom ineffective ‘ Kwankwaso

Only opposition SDP lawmaker dumps party for APC in Nasarawa

Best we’ve heard from him: Nigerians hail Okorocha’s comment on Edo APC defeat

Edo poll: Ultimate power lies in electorate ‘ Okei-Odumakin

Obaseki’s victory: APC’s loss is masses’ revolution against injustice ‘ Okorocha

LCCI pushes for immediate implementation of CAMA 2020

US judge halts Trump order to remove WeChat from app stores

NCC mulls new pricing regime for mobile int’l termination rate

Founder of truck maker, Nikola, resigns after fraud allegations

Rohr name six uncapped players for Ivory Coast, Tunisia friendlies

NGF, Marvelous Mike out with ‘Who is Who’ in Nigeria Golf

COVID-19: It’s premature to say Nigeria is flattening curve ‘ Experts

Previous administrations spent N8.9trn on subsidy in 10 years ‘ PPPRA

Revealed: How Army Commander ‘Colonel Bako’ was killed by Boko Haram

Agent who went to install prepaid meters drugs 14yr old girl with 200ml tramadol, rapes her

Breaking: Colonel killed during Boko Haram ambush


Hisbah Arrests Son Of Sokoto Gov’s Special Adviser Over Sexual Abuse Of Minor

PMB Has Never Used Federal Might In Elections ‘ el-Rufai

No Nation Can Progress Without Engaging Its Best Brains ‘ Professional Bodies

Kaduna Attracted Investments Worth $800 Million Since 2015 ‘ el-Rufai

Why FG Is Commercialising NFC ‘ Lai Mohammed

Edo Poll: Coalition Of Observers Adjudge Edo Election Fair, Credible


Lagos Assembly adopts recommendation on state lotteries, gaming Bill

Captain Hosa congratulates Obaseki, urges Edo people to support government

Parents lament inconvenience as Oyo schools resume

Oyo begins oral interview for 7,000 TESCOM applicants

NCDC confirms 195 new COVID-19 cases as total rises to 57,437

We are all getting tired of COVID-19 ‘ PTF

Ikeazor supports establishment of National Institute of Environmental Studies

COVID-19: Developing countries should invest $1.2trn to guarantee basic social protection ‘ILO

Nigerians lament high cost of data, want FG’s intervention

It’s sad strangers that we accommodated in Epe are giving us problems ‘Oloja of Epe, Oba Animashaun

Lagos residents lament ejection from age-old Ibeju-Lekki communities

FG’s proposed anti-graft agency

CBN beams searchlight on individuals, companies over forex malpractices

NCC moves to review international termination rate for voice services

UK appoints Damilola Ogunbiyi co-chair of UK COP26 energy council

How contractor absconded with Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Abia, Zamfara social investment funds

Ensure all nations get independence, Buhari urges UN

Edo 2020: We took electorate for granted ‘ APC


LCCI urges speedy gazette of CAMA 2020

Chemical union seeks reversal of CBNs forex policy

Buhari urges sustained investment in Kaduna

Fed Govt monthly oil sales revenue dips by 75%

PTAD defers removal of 23,089 pensioners from govt pay roll

Petrol scarcity looms as NARTO begins warning strike

Lagos assures inmates of free legal representation

Govt has no business running refinery, says Osinbajo

Crashed chopper didnt have sufficient fuel, says Accident Bureau

EFCC witness contradicts self in ex-minister Turakis trial

Navy redeploys 25 senior officers

NIPOST boss Adewusi hails Senator Tinubu at 60

Primary, secondary schools resume amid COVID-19 concerns

Fed Govt worried over lack of COVID-19 data in nine states

NIBSS urges banks to protect customers accounts with home controls

Insist worshippers use face masks, PTF tells Pastors, Imams

Nigerians in UK remit 3.27b yearly

Why we cant say cases are declining, by NCDC

Families have lost income to COVID-19, says World Bank


More hardships for Nigerian traders in Ghana despite truce

Bauchi emirate council blames cholera outbreak on poor waste management

Survival Fund: Portal opens today, interested Nigerians can register FG

Ondo governorship election will be dicey for APC Member Caretaker committee

Edo Election: Triumph of democracy and rejection of imposition PDP govs forum

Ondo: Jegede disowns arrested thugs, says they were branded by opposition

Supreme court will finally decide Edo election Hope Uzodinma

Theres no more APC, PDP is not even better Okorocha cries out

Only Nigerians can fix own leadership problems, says Obasanjo

Crashed Quorum Helicopter had no fuel, says preliminary report

NAssembly must expedite passage of Electoral Offences Commission Bill

Oil prices slip on potential return of Libyan output

CBN probes 71 companies for suspected forex deals

NCC reviews International Termination Rate for Voice Services


Thunder allegedly kills 15 cows in Ekiti

Six-year-old hawker missing, seven others rescued as rainstorm wreaks havoc in Ilorin

Niger Police nabs suspect for scamming POS operators of N1.2m

Farmer herdsmen clash: One killed, nineteen injured in Jigawa

80 percent of staff of Ministry for Education working with forged certificates Niger Govt

80 percent of staff of Ministry for Education working with forged certificates Niger Govt

Federation of Akwa Ibom Women decries non appointment of Justice Ikpeme as Chief Judge


How risk of Nigeria’s artificially low interest rates exceeds policy gain

Why New National Development Plan must prioritise productive economy, double digit growth

Nigerian banks in cost cutting push maintain branch closure after lockdown ease

We Have Strong Passion to Leverage Technology, Says Lanre Ashaolu, MD/CEO FPL OOH

Nigeria’s Situation Room commends conduct of Edo guber election

The upward creeping foreign exchange rates: Blame the CBN


High Interest Rate, Foreign Exchange, Jet A1 Affect Airlines’ Health In Nigeria ‘ DG NCAA

LASU Promotes 127 Academic, Non-Academic Staff, Employs 51

Hate Speech Bill: We Have To Strike Balance ‘ Osinbajo

Imperative Of Free And Fair Election In Ondo

EFCC Boss Commends Customs On Anti-Graft War

There’s No Crisis, No Faction In Food Union ‘ Oyelekan


IPCR trains security agents, public/civil servants on Basic Conflict Management

Nigeria will support consolidation of Democracy in ECOWAS countries -Buhari

Masari, UNIABUJA mourns Emir of Zazzau

Obaseki: PDP supporters jubilate in Benin City

SDP Chieftain says Senator Uba Sani is a visionary leader

COVID-19: Ebonyi Govt. lifts restrictions on weddings, others


Making pilgrimages relevant to national development

VC launches ‘Maths solution song’ as Oyo backs initiative

NCC moves to review int’l call termination rate

Edo Poll: Abdulsalami, observers hail INEC, security agencies

FG spends N8.9trn on subsidy in 10 years ‘ PPPRA

El-Rufai: Electorate changed minds on APC 3 weeks to poll


Need to establish National Institute of Environmental Studies

Manchester City stop Wolves, begin Premier League title chase with victory

Re: Lt. Gen. Akinrinade (rtd): A stakeholder who missed the path

Fatal arrogance: Why is the IMN afraid of its shadows

Djokovic triumphs Diego, wins 36th masters title, Halep conquers ahead French Open

Live as brothers and sisters, Buhari tells Kaduna people

Obaseki’s victory well deserved ‘ Matawalle

Development of natural rubber will aid post Covid-19- RMRDC DG


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