Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 20 November 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Drug-resistant diseases may kill 10m people annually – FAO

Gbajabiamila’s security aide ‘shoots’ newspaper vendor

FG inaugurates c’ttee for special teachers’ salary implementation

Cholera killed pupils not deworming pills – Ogun commissioner

Lantern fire burns day-old-baby in Calabar

Gunmen attack ex-gov Dickson’s home, kill police inspector

North must tackle insecurity to empower youth – Lalong

TB cases complicated by COVID-19, says Buhari

#EndSARS: Lagos coroner calls for identification of missing persons

EFCC invites officials over alleged N4.6bn illegal payments

Emir of Zazzau: Kaduna gov’t queries 4 kingmakers

NEC reviews 2020 finance bill, moves to halt food price hike


WHO predicts spike in COVID-19 cases ahead of Christmas

FG sets up committee to reposition teaching

Lawmakers shut out from Ondo Assembly despite court order

No going back on resumption, Imo ALGON tells Uzodimma

N2bn bribery allegation to confirm Yakubu mischievous, says Lawan

Third term fees: Crisis brews as parents tackle ISI management

States impose new taxes, levies on residents battered by COVID-19, economic troubles

Contradictory signals on the #EndSARS protest

Nigeria spends $500m annually importing palm oil, says FG

FG acquiring 720,000ha in states for agric Minister

Nigeria to resume fuel imports from Niger Republic

Naira sinks to 620 against pound, euro rises

Crude in commercial quantity discovered in Benue Trough NNPC

16 killed as police, protesters clash in Uganda

Lawmakers kick, dismiss representatives as DPR boss shuns summons

Pope Francis urges Nigerians to imbibe religious tolerance

Survey: Nigerians expect weaker economy if inflation rises faster CBN

Nigeria, Niger Republic sign MoU on petrol transportation, storage

Stock market down by N91bn on profit-taking

Strike: FG meets ASUU faction, reviews registration application

Gbajabiamilas security aide allegedly shoots newspapers vendor

PDP, APC fight over six kidnapped policemen, insecurity, defections

N’Delta leaders list conditions to terminate Amnesty programme

Ondo workers issue eight-day ultimatum over unpaid allowances

Survival fund: Artisans protest in Ondo

Ogun deceased pupils, likely cholera victims, says commissioner

Man, 65, nine-year-old girl fall into well, die in Kano

Numerous suits slowing down Bayelsas development Govt

Again, Wike attacks Umahi as APC welcomes gov, expects others

Looting of warehouses stopped relief materials distribution NEMA

Troops intercept N2m ransom payment to BHaram

UTAS: NUC has framework for hardware, says ASUU

Civil servant forfeits uncompleted building to govt

Court adjourns trial of Zakzaky, wife till Jan 25

Zazzau kingmakers queried over coronation meeting

Diri condemns Dicksons house invasion, cops killing

Police vow clampdown on Ogun unregistered, tinted vehicles, errant drivers

Account for whereabouts of two missing brothers, 25 cows Panel

Yellow fever: Enugu to vaccinate 922,464 residents

Children custody: Court orders Atiku sons arrest

FG insists no massacre in Lekki on October 20

Man, 27, remanded for allegedly defiling Ebonyi six-year-old pupil

ASUU will resist attempt to slow down UTAS integrity test Ogunyemi

FG budgets N250m for foreign media, influencers, others

Lekki shootings: We stand by our report, CNN replies FG

Umahi: We remain committed to our party PDP govs

FG, states, LGs share N604bn in October FAAC

90th PDP NEC meeting begins in Abuja                                                                                   


Finance Bill Proposes Tax Reliefs for Donors to COVID-19 Funds

Revealed: Abducted Police Officers Travelled in Mufti, Unarmed

ENL Appeals Court Judgment on Disengaged Dockworkers

NUJ, NGE Kick as FG Insists on Social Media Regulation

Kyari: Era of Waste in Nigeria’s Oil Industry Over

Stockbrokers Mourn as Frontline Capital Market Operator, Okumagba, Dies

Nigeria Needs N3tn to Tackle Infrastructure Deficit, Says Moody’s

Nigeria, Niger Republic Sign MoU on Petrol Transportation, Storage

Gbajabiamila Mourns as Security Aide Kills Vendor

Diri, Dickson Kick as Gunmen Kill Inspector in Ex-gov’s Home

#EndSARS Protester, Eromosele Regains Freedom

Do Justice to All APC Members in Ebonyi, Buni Tells Umahi

Buhari, Okowa, Ekweremadu, Omokri Hail Jonathan at 63

ASUU: Private Varsities Recruiting Our Members


Pres Buhari aware of APC membership registration exercise-Gov Buni

Defection: Northern group welcomes governor Umahi to APC, says he is an asset to the nation

FIFA approves maternity leave for Falcons, others

I’m tired of being blamed for everything at FC Barcelona, Messi says

Okumagba, BGL boss, dies at 56

Domestic airlines on thin ice over FG’s N4bn proposed bailout

Industrialisation: Nigeria can’t develop with 4,000 megawatts of electricity -Labour

#EndSARS: 185 victims benefit from Coca-Cola, Whitefield medical intervention

$37.6m audit: Reps to sanction DG Budget Office

FG, States, LGAs share N604bn

Estimated billing: DisCos, NERC conniving to milk consumers ‘Group

FG insists no protester killed in Lekki toll plaza, slams CNN

FG begins moves to reform teaching profession

I gave N11.18m to Saraki, EFCC witness tells court

NDLEA makes big drug seizure at Abuja airport

Gunmen storm ex-governor Dicksons country home, kill cop

Bandits kill mobile policeman, injure another in Niger

Trumps unsustainable America for America rhetoric

90 arrested for robbery, murder, others in Kano


Umahi is playing good national politics, says Senator Agbo

Nd’Igbo’s salvation does not lie in APC, says Onwe

Ex-lecturer shoots wife, kills self in Kaduna

Cameroonian refugees get health security in Taraba

U.S. MOSOP celebrates Saro-Wiwa, others, seeks their exoneration

Gunmen attack Dickson’s country home, kill one security aide

Enugu begins mass vaccination of residents in three yellow fever-ravaged councils

Festac residents groan over police barricade of major road

Lantern explodes, burns day-old baby in Calabar

Tambuwal to sponsor bill against malicious petitions on corruption

Police arrest traffic robbers, as Lagos vows to go after traffic law violators

$30 billion fuels import outlay present energy security challenges

SAN unveils new book to bridge gap between business owners, private equity investors

Nigeria loses N2tr yearly to foreign shipping lines

FG wants CNN, DJ Switch sanctioned for alleged fake news

PDP charges FG to account for N31 trillion

SARS tortured me with hot pressing iron for not paying N500,000 bribe, victim tells Ekiti panel

Government moves to break ASUU’s ranks, may ratify new union in four weeks

Many protesting youth unaware of FG’s intervention programmes ‘ Sunday Dare

Third Mainland Bridge: FG completes first phase rehabilitation, commends citizens’ patience

Judge in South African graft probe rejects Zuma’s bid for recusal


2019 Elections: Delayed legislation constrained electoral operations ‘ INEC

Omozuwa murder: NGO proposes 21 yr jail term for rapists

NDLEA seals off Cannabis warehouse, seizes drugs worth N24m

N26.9bn COVID-19 expenditure: Reps clear SDG boss

Bayelsa Govt begins training for 3,000 CBN Agric loan beneficiaries

Okowa congratulates Diri on Supreme Court judgement

Group calls for scrapping of NERC for failure to execute mandate

ASUU: FG soon to register rival union ‘ Ngige

Proposed legislation slashes import duties & levies, reduces minimum tax, exempts small businesses from TETFUND, others

Pope Francis urges Nigerians to imbibe religious tolerance

FG’s threat to sanction CNN over Lekki shooting report pointless ‘ NYC

Reps exonerate SDG boss over alleged N26.9bn COVID-19 spending

2023: PDP set to review manifesto

How we conducted 2019 general elections in Lagos ‘ INEC

Forex: CBN softens position on Form ‘M’ payments through 3rd parties

Minister lists FG efforts at promoting MSMEs growth

ASUU to FG: If you can spend N1.5trn on power firms, do so for education

COVID-19 has complicated efforts at ending TB ‘ Buhari

Kidnapping: We shall not return to hospitals ‘ NMA

Bandits kill mobile policeman, kidnap 14 others in Niger

Suspected hired assassins murder 35-yr old poly lecturer in Ogun

Gunmen kill Oyo Commissioner’s brother, another beheaded at Bakatare in Oyo

Nigeria Police officers on foreign missions excel but’ ‘ NHRC

Strike: FG may register parallel ASUU group

IMF approves US$10 million disbursement to Somalia

Police arrest suspected looters of Calabar Rice City

#EndSARS activist Eromosele Adene regains freedom after 12 days in police detention

Lekki shooting: CSOs hit FG over threat to sanction CNN


Integration Of Fulani Herders, Almajirai Imperative In North ‘ Mahuta

Buni-led Caretaker Committee Is Quite On Track ‘ Abdulbaki

Exclusively Woman: Diabetes And The Battle For Expectant Mothers’ Survival

Virus Poses Irreversible Harm To Children’s Education ‘ UNICEF

Desperate Bid To Scuttle Buhari’s Rice Revolution

NEC Links Food Price Hike To EndSARS Protests, Banditry

Reps Deny Querying Presidency Over N26.9bn COVID-19 Expenditure

Banks Frustrating Anti-corruption War, Says Senate President

Niger Delta Leaders Give Terms For Termination Of Amnesty Programme

No Going Back On Social Media Regulation, FG Declares

FG Praises Dr. Maduka’s Success Achievements In Nigeria, Diaspora

Drama As Ondo Assembly Shuts Out Reinstated Lawmakers

Nigeria’s Unemployment Deadlier Than COVID-19, Boko Haram ‘ Lema Jibril

FG’s Planned Reduction Of Import Duties, Taxes On Vehicles Injurious To Automobile Industries ‘ PAN


Umahi: PDP cannot be blackmailed, says Secondus

MDAs are a cesspool of corruption, under-declare remittances ‘ Lawan

#EndSARS: Burnt court complex in Delta to gulp N100m ‘ Commissioner

Kwara launches house-to-house distribution of 2.3 million free mosquito nets

Why we are suspending APC convention for reconciliation, membership register ‘ Gov Buni

Lagos reads riot act to Okada riders, others

Former Oyo lawmaker, LG Chairman, others join PDP


FG condemns CNN report on Lekki massacre without bodies

No going back on social media regulation FG

VIDEO: Ogun Media teams courtesy visit to The Nation

Ozekhome, Magus lawyer clash over forfeited assets, anti-graft war

First Northern Nigeria Professor of Veterinary Medicine dies

We stand by our report on Lekki shooting, says CNN

Lawan denies alleged N2bn bribe for Yakubus confirmation

Masari to communities: boost economy with REA projects


Experts urge government to rescind regulating social media

FG denies alleged plan to increase taxes, VAT as FEC okays Finance Bill

Membership registration, central to rebuilding APC says Buni

AU, ECOWAS calls for free, free, credible Ghana elections

Nigeria not experiencing spike in COVID-19 cases

Umahi says he became APC member on November 10

Why ASUU is not sure of varsities reopening in 2020

FG threatens CNN over Lekki shooting report

Lawan denies collection of N2bn for Yakubus confirmation as INEC chairman


UNILAG Vice Chancellor Seeks Support for More Females in Science Space

Nijinsky Dix: Female criminology PhD student stalks, shoots ex-boyfriend to death

APC Chieftain Urges Members to Work Together to Ensure Victory

Police inspector killed as gunmen attack ex-gov Dickson’s residence

Lekki story: Defiant CNN replies FG’s threats of sanctions

ICSAN Calls For Holistic Approach to Cyber-Security


PDP rejects claimed gaging of Social Media

Court adjourns N5.6bn fraud case against Dasukis aide till 2021

Praising Umahi is misplaced priority, PDP tells Buhari

What FG is doing to end cervical cancer- Ehanire

Why the Legislature must save Nigerians from the excesses of the executive

World Bank set to reposition NMDC to epic centre for research, development in Africa

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Intercept Terrorists While Collecting Ransome

Umahis blind ambition is the nemesis of his conscience

Increase our staff salary for better performance, Kano anti-graft agency boss urges Ganduje


UK government announces 300m virus palliative for sports

Developing countries increase food export revenue amid COVID ‘ FAO report

Retailers struggle to pay rents as sales decline

The case for succession planning and developing leadership talent

Dateline Lagos 1920-2020: Adventures of Eleko’s staff of office

Strengthening Primary, Maternal Health Care delivery in Nigerian communities


#EndSARS: Afenifere, South-West Governors Sing Discordant Tunes

Industry Minister Lists FG’s Strategies To Promote MSMEs Growth

World Toilet Day: NGO Calls For End To Open Defecation

Farmers/Herders’ Conflict: 10 States Ready To Implement National Livestock Transformation Plan’ Presidency

Ehanire Lays Foundation Of Borno State Teaching Hospital

Petrol Pump Price At N170 Per Litre

Promoting Constituency Candidates In Nigerian Elections


Lopsided appointments: Court gives NASS 30 days to reply

9th House will ensure policing system works for all citizens ‘ Gbajabiamila

Kaduna Electric sensitizes Islamic clerics on SBT, energy, theft

Oil production stoppage in Niger Delta dangerous for nation’s economy, security expert warns

Troops kill scores of bandits’ along Kaduna- Abuja expressway

Niger Gov sneaks to Assembly to resolve worrying matters

Reps quiz Insurance firm for Insuring NIS grounded Aircrafts

Alleged N2b fraud: Court issues warrant of arrest against Maina

PDP calls out Fashola over reported N4.6 billion fraud in ministry


Ortom: I won’t return to APC

South-East’ll collapse into APC ‘Umahi

Lekki shootings: FG seeks sanctions against CNN over report

CNN: Our report carefully, meticulously researched

Defection: Our fortunes in South-East intact ‘PDP

NNPC to IOCs: You can’t spend $30 to produce barrel of crude

N70bn debt: NCC introduces new rule for telcos

Birth control pill does not raise risk of depression


Babangida charges NFF to release palliative funds to clubs, players

Breaking ‘ US election: Again, Biden beats Trump, wins in Georgia after recount

PDP stalwart blasts politicians for ‘squandering’ Nigeria’s future

ESP: FG begins payment to beneficiaries of MSME Survival Fund

Nigerians lament as prices of food items spike

Indigenous innovations key to unlock Nigeria’s position in global digital stage’Minister

Make National Gallery of Arts revenue generating agency, Ivara tells NASS


4.2 billion People still practice open defecation globally-Minister

17 Billion loan: CBN loan is not money you can divert Bayelsa Commissioner

Peace essential to nation building-Dr. Sulaiman

#EndSARS: Bishop Odetoyinbo calls for sustainability of Police reform

Reps worry over N200bn unclaimed dividends


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