Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


WTO: France, Germany, 104 other countries back Okonjo-Iweala

Wrong information on 5G may derail implementation NCC

Buhari re-appoints Yakubu as INEC chairman

Public varsity students in limbo as ASUU, FG foot-drag over strike

Fund shortage may affect plans for NDelta, says Akpabio

BHaram kills pregnant woman, five others in Borno attack

APC group succumbs to pressure, suspends planned nationwide protest

Niger, Benin, Togo pay Nigeria N2.04bn electricity bill

FCT, Lagos, other artisans set to receive N30,000 grant Presidency

Fintiri threatens to withdraw C of O, demolish houses with looted items

NNPC demands calm as fuel queues surface in FCT, others

New airports planned for Ekiti, Benue, others, says minister

Manufacturing sector hits sixth-month slow growth

Banks provided N1.8tn, $1.36bn, 10.92m loans to MSMEs, says CBN

US Consulate to mentor, train female entrepreneurs

Nigeria received $26.94bn donations in six years -FG

NYSC camp looters almost stabbed me DPO

#EndSARS: Soldiers acted within rules of engagement -Army

NSCDC dismisses officer for looting COVID-19 palliatives in Abuja

Exchange targets 10 million youths for empowerment

Passengers stranded as FAAN seals airlines counters over debt

FG begins payment of N30,000 grants to artisans

SARS men seized, sold my properties, man tells panel

20% of looted items in Osun returned, says Oyetola

People stopped thugs from burning my house Melaye

Outrage over IGPs failure to stop looting, cops shun Adamus order

Ex-MD suits documents against Tinubu, Alpha Beta burnt Lawyer

Sanwo-Olu sounds tough over inter-tribal clashes in Lagos

Volume of beneficiaries responsible for staggered palliative distribution CACOVID

Anti-open grazing law’ll be celebrated like June 12 -Ortom

Afenifere, NEF differ on northerners protection in South

Reps caution FG over insistence on anti-social media law

65,185 persons living with HIV/AIDs in Akwa Ibom Survey

Court frees 47 alleged homosexuals, cites poor projection

Massive destruction too heavy for Lagos South-West senators

Lekki shootings: Lawyer sues Buhari, Buratai, demands N10bn for victims

Equity market extends gain with N106bn

NLC gives Emmanuel 14-day ultimatum to address workers demands

NBC sanction on TV stations illegal, provocative, says Abaribe

Desperate politicians behind Imo mayhem, alleges Uzodimma

Court grants Atikus ex-wife custody of children

Eid-el maolud: FG declares Thursday public holiday

Declare your assets, Buratai directs senior army personnel

FG disburses N6.1bn to 129,137 Zamfara households                                                                            


Defusing the Unemployment Time Bomb

FG to Connect Chad to National Power Grid

AfDB, Partners Announce New Initiative for Women

Airtel Africa Records 36.5% Decline in Six-month Profit

How Emefiele Saved the Economy from COVID-19

Flour Mills of Nigeria Grows Six-month Profit by 68% to N10bn

US Consulate Announces Application for Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

House Committee on Police Visits IGP, Seeks Justice


EndSARS protests and likely impact on 2023 elections

Buhari renews Yakubu’s tenure as INEC chairman

#EndSARS protests show real power belongs to the people ‘ Etiaba

APC chieftain cautions Buni caretaker committee against extension

We’re in possession of original Aburi Accord tapes ‘ Kanu

Enugu lawmaker cautions youths against violent protests, vandalism

#EndSARS: Super Eagles players deny AFCON 2021 qualifiers boycott

Iloenyosi vows to take Anambra football to next level

FIFA president Infantino tests positive for coronavirus

Banks fund 273,435 businesses with N1.8tr loan ‘CBN

#ENDSARS: Lagos disburses N2.5bn recovery fund for looted businesses

U.S. Consulate announces application for 2020 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

KLT Customs seized 16 containers, generates N15.8bn

We commenced palliatives distribution to states in June-CACOVID

Motorists, commuters groan as fuel queues resurface in Abuja

Victim of SARS brutality narrates ordeal at Lagos judicial panel

Ubani offers free legal service to palliatives looters

Hoodlums attack Ondo oil palm company

Abuja: 2 killed as security agents quell attack on Kuje warehouse

Ohanaeze youths restate support for united Nigeria, flay burning of Ziks statue

President Buhari’s speech was nothing but reading of military riot act

Court-martial of the hoodlum brigade


NDLEA arrests Cyprus-bound student with 13.55kg of cannabis

14 suspected rapists nabbed in Kaduna

Lagos government invited military to Lekki Toll gate, says Army

Russia seeks accelerated WHO registration for virus vaccine

Ronaldo still positive for coronavirus before Barcelona game

Forex, import levy limiting mass metering under MAP

UNECA hopeful AfCFTA will address Africa’s investment challenges

Maritime operators seek change, port, border reforms

Extortion, exploitation by agencies crippling businesses

Global trade shows frail recovery in Q3 amid uncertain outlook

Nigeria has experienced impressive growth in digital services, says Ifedi

Efik community leaders condemn attack on Calabar South Council, Bassey

Fayemi presents N109b 2021 budget to Assembly

13 die in Kaduna-Kano road accident

Misinformation derailing deployment of 5G technology in Nigeria

Experts canvass AI deployment in social media fact-checking

Low productivity, higher food inflation to persist as unrest prevails

Sokoto official sentenced 10 years, EFCC charges ex-gov, aide afresh

I will sign executive order to recover looted property ‘ Fintiri

FG disburses N6bn to poor households in Zamfara ‘ Minister

Sokoto government needs N20bn to fix damages caused by flood ‘ Tambuwal

Court orders Atiku’s son to release children to divorced wife

Nigeria launches inquiry into Lagos protest shootings

Supreme Court strikes out Bayelsa suit on Soku oilfield

El-Zakzaky’s rumoured death malicious, says IMN


COVID-19 palliatives: I forgive my accusers ‘ Minister

#ENDSARS: 7 Customs Command attacked, one officer killed

Nigeria received $26.9bn foreign support in 6 yrs

Supreme Court declines jurisdiction over Bayelsa Soku oil wells suit

Sanwo-Olu talks tough over ethnic clash, rampaging hoodlums

AFBA tells FG to condemn attack on #EndSARS protesters

#EndSARS: Ugwuanyi set up panel of inquiry

Gunmen abduct traditional leader’s wife in Kano ‘ Emirate council

AIB recommends over 100 safety, preventions to avert air space accident ‘ CEO

Warehouse Looting: Reps call for caution in drug purchase, consumption

EndSARS: NHRC condemns killing of Police officers, others

Breaking: Lagos govt invited us, but soldiers didn’t shoot at protesters’ Army

Political Parties Hail Professor Yakubu’s Re-Appointment As INEC Chairman

Kano to improve revenue from dry port, special economic zone projects

Port congestion looms as Customs agents take stock of inbound cargoes

Do not switch off the AIS in Nigerian waters, NNPC warns

#EndSARS: NPA raises suspicion, commences investigations into HQ attack

Stowaway saga: PCC, PFSO say the incident reflects country’s security situation

2021 Budget: National blood transfusion services require N1.7bn lifeline ‘ DG

Nigeria not qualified for budget support by foreign agencies ‘ Finance Ministry

Okowa presents N378.1bn 2021 budget to Delta Assembly

Elections in Africa: Facebook reveals strategies to combat fake news

9mobile backs Nigerian woman entrepreneur on World Bank SDGs Award

Innovation: How IoT will revolutionize supply chain businesses

Nigerian company develops application for blocking stolen phones

Wasting, stunting of children in Lagos worrisome, says CS-SUNN

#EndSARS: Police arraign ex-lawmaker, Fayose’s ex-aide, 3 others for alleged arson

FIFA President tests positive for COVID-19

How Social Unrest Impacted Investors’ Perception in the Equites Market

FG begins payment of N30,000 grants to 333,000 artisans

Blackout in Port Harcourt Correctional Center over N82M PHED debt

Breaking: Buhari reappoints Prof Yakubu as INEC Chairman


INEC Chair, Mahmood Yakubu, Gets Second Term

Survival Fund: Payment Of N30,000 Grants To 333,000 Artisans Kicks Off

Eid Maulud: FG Declares Thursday Public Holiday

Adamawa Govt Issues 12-hour Deadline To Hoodlums To Return Looted Items, Begins House-to-House Search

Political Parties, Observer Group Congratulates Yakubu On Re-Appointment As INEC Chairman

PENGASSAN Rules Out Strike, As Fuel Queues Resurface

10 New Airports Underway, Says FG

FIFA President, Infantino Tests Positive For COVID-19

How Emefiele Snatched The Economy From COVID-19

Abaribe Berates NBC Over AIT, Channels, Arise News Sanction

Insecurity: Senate Excuses Security Agencies From Budget Defense

Palliatives Looting: ICPC To Investigate Sources Of Looted Items


FG gets $26.942bn foreign development assistance in six years ‘ Minister

JUST IN: Buhari nominates Yakubu for another term as INEC chairman

Stop attacking our facilities, there is no COVID-19 palliatives in NYSC camps ‘ DG

FG declares Thursday public holiday to mark Eidul-Mawlid

COVID-19 still spreading, Oyo government warns

2021 budget: Poor funding threatens Niger Delta Development ‘ Akpabio

Rivers $12-million cassava initiative to create 3000 jobs

Supreme Court strikes out Bayelsa’s suit on Soku oilfield

One feared killed as police disperse alleged COVID-19 palliatives looters in Abuja

Kaduna: Pregnant woman feared dead as hoodlums loot palliatives warehouse

#EndSARS: Osinbajo heads NEC committee to interface with youths on employment, others

UK to FG: Investigate Lekki, bring culprits to book

Kaduna relaxes 24-hour curfew in 21 LGAs, curfew remains in 2 LGAs

Persons with disabilities in Niger protest alleged shortchange in FG’s 774,000 jobs scheme

#EndSARS: Akarigbo of Remo sues for peace, promises traditional rulers interface with govt, stakeholders

#EndSARS: It is time to have state police, Lagos Assembly tells Buhari, NASS

#EndSARS: US-based Nigerian professionals slam FG, military over Lekki shooting

NEPAD: Reps seek upward review of budgetary allocation for poverty alleviation

Nigeria confirms 119 new COVID-19 cases, total now 62,111

COVID-19: Nigeria recorded 623 new infections last week, lowest in six months

#EndSARS: Osinbajo heads NEC committee to interface with youths on employment, others

Underfunding dashes hope for stable power supply in Nigeria ‘Senate

Army chief directs troops to go after hoodlums, looters nationwide


Oyo receives 46 complaints on police brutality

SARS tortured me for 47 days, victim tells Lagos panel

Govt: Social media misuse puts Nigeria on keg of gun powder

Lagos needs urgent federal assistance, says APC

Army denies shooting Lekki protesters

Lagos rebuilding: Southwest senators to push for federal support

Suspects who burnt BRT buses, 518 others arrested

Free speech critical to democracy, say media leaders

Court to Atikus son: hand over children to divorced wife

We lost N300m to hoodlums, says oil firm

Masari: Minerals Act must be amended to resolve conflicts between Fed Govt, states

Lagos needs urgent federal assistance, says APC

Wizkid, Davido more talented than European stars, says IKSTARR

Lagos Commodities Exchange targets 10m youth traders

FG declares Thursday Public holiday

BREAKING: Buhari nominates Yakubu for second term as INEC chairman

FG commences payment of N30,000 to 333,000 artisans

No COVID-19 palliatives in our camps NYSC

Fagba crisis: LASG promises to compensate victims, warns miscreants


#EndSARS protest leaders, Oduala, Temitope sworn in as members of Lagos panel

AESID warns Gov Umahi against coercing Ebonyi lawmakers to join APC

NLC knocks govt over hoarding of palliatives

Army warns troublemakers of destabilizing the country

NAFDAC blacklists Indian firm for alleged falsification

My father not cause of Nigerias woes, says Zahra, Buharis daughter

Danjuma, other Christian leaders demand renegotiation of Nigeria

NAssembly assures victims palliatives of SARS abuses of justice

NYSC deploys Army, Police, others at orientation camps nationwide

Turning peaceful protests to anarchy disrespectful to slain activists Davido


Coronavirus Antibody Prevalence Declining in England ‘ Study

FIFA President Tests Positive for Coronavirus

#EndSARS Protests: Inflation May Worsen if Looting Continues ‘ Economist

Declare your assets’ ‘ Buratai orders senior army personnel

Supreme Court Declines Jurisdiction Over Bayelsa Soku Oil Wells Suit

COVID-19 Palliatives: Minister’s Request Caused Distribution Delay In Sokoto ‘ Tambuwal

Misinformation of 5G Technology May Derail Implementation ‘ NCC


Why States delayed in distributing palliatives in warehouses- CACOVID

Group to FG: Youths are heroes and future leaders of Nigeria

Insecurity: Military rescues 38, destroys several criminal camps in Zamfara

People Investment TV Show Rolls Out Programme To Aide Nigerians

ENDSARS: Government failed to implement recommendations, IPCR tells Reps

Suspected hoodlums attack NYSC camp in Abuja

Energy Day: NAEE calls for energy supply base diversification

Reps Cttee to take up funding of NEPAD with SGF

Projects: Justice Galadima Wants Engineers To Explore Contract Law


Updated: Fear heightens as police, LASTMA officers stay off Lagos roads

Investors rush back to Egypt, buy over $20bn in debt while Nigeria struggles

Need for other lenders to emulate Access Bank’s N50bn interest-free loan

Moving Nigeria forward: Time for shared responsibility

#EndSARS: Why many insured may not be able to make claims

Agric research: Weak link in Nigeria’s food security quest

CBN debits banks of CRR worth N926.4bn for breaching lending requirements


PSN Celebrates Appointment Of Five Members In Public Service, Commends Buhari

Efforts To Curb Infant Mortality Gets Boost As Firm Unveils Micronutrient Powder

Should Government Prosecute COVID-19 Palliative Looters

Army Has No Right To Enforce Curfew By Shooting People ‘ Falana

ARCON, NBTE In Renewed Bid To Boost Architectural Practice

Consulting Town Planners Urge On Innovative Approaches To Urban Planning

Anambra FA Elections: Appeals Committee Disqualifies Okeke


No state is hoarding palliatives ‘ Governors declare

#EndSARS Aftermath: Gbajabiamila visits sites of damaged properties in Surulere, Lagos

Buhari condemns loss of lives, appeals for peace

Shi’ites say Zakzakky not dead

38 bandits killed, 109 kidnapped victims rescued by troops in Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara

Warehouses breach: NBA rejects summary trial of ‘arrested burglars’, others

#ENDSARS: Police arrest 130 for alleged looting, vandalization

Minister disagrees with Gov. Ortom on implementation of 2014 Confab Report

EndSARS: Benue stakeholders urges Buhari to apologize to deceased families


#EndSARS protests: Police count losses in Lagos

Nigeria receives $26.9bn from donors in six years ‘Minister

ICPC probes sources of looted COVID-19 palliatives

FAAN halts domestic airlines’ operations over debt

694 financial institutions sign for N1.80trn, $1.36bn facility

FG begins N9.9bn grant payment to artisans

Q1: 59.6% electricity consumers on estimated billing ‘NERC

COVID-19, poor governance liable for unrest ‘Bello


Nigeria got $26.94bn foreign donations in 6 years ‘ FG

Sokoto needs N20bn for flood disaster remediation ‘ Tambuwal

National Carrier priority on 2021 aviation roadmap ‘ Sirika

WTO: France, Germany, 104 other countries endorse Okonjo-Iweala

Umahi reveals identity of IPOB members who set police station ablaze in Abakaliki

Looting: Jos residents comply with curfew as local security officials guard business places

#EndSARS: Ogun hold stakeholders meeting, advocates for state, community police


Air patrols, gunshots as Angry youths invade NYSC Camp in Kubwa Abuja

Lekki shooting: You have no right tampering with evidence, Adegboruwa tells Fashola

Standard Bank, entrepreneurs parley on investment opportunities

NSCDC arrests 2 vandals and 14 rape suspects in Kaduna

PIDAN laments spate of looting by protesters

Military joint operations kill scores of bandits in Kaduna


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