Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 16th September 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Lecturer sues Sanwo-Olu, CP over COVID-19 test, demands N65m damages

NIS says Odili on EFCC watch list as ex-gov sues Immigration

Buni mourns as NAF jet kills nine Yobe villagers

Osun open grazing law defaulters risk one year imprisonment

National Assembly defends Buharis $4.9bn loan plan, APC, PDP clash over debt

Reconstructing Ota-Abeokuta road will cost N56bn Fashola

Governors operating without cabinets

South-East National Assembly caucus raises panel on Kanus detention

Assembly removes Kaduna Majority Leader, to name replacement

Assembly okays Gandujes N4bn power, others loan request

APGA challenges APC on murder allegation against Obianos wife

Be fair but firm with parties, INEC tells staff

APC chair: Sheriff visits Umahi, Ebonyi gov demands rotational Presidency

Again, APC warns members against taking party to court

Imo PDP spokesman defects to APC, cites personal reasons

Bread, cereals, others push food inflation to 20.30%

MPC: Expert expects retention of rates

Investors gain N25bn amid rise in large, medium-capped stocks

AfDB approves $50m facility for Standard Chartered Bank

Senate postpones debate on 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP report

AGF writes 36 govs, hints recovery of stamp duty arrears

DPR reopens depots sealed by LASPPA

FG to review obsolete financial regulations

NIMASA seeks FDFA partnership to combat illegal fishing

African cryptocurrency market grows by 1,200% in one year Report

Protect critical projects, NCDMB charges Bayelsa oil communities

Dollar scarcity hampering sale of Shell $2.3bn assets Report

Lagos, Ikeja Electric launch 20,000-meter installation project in Alimosho

We remitted N67.5bn to NDDC in 19 years ExxonMobil

Chamber proposes carbon emission levy on ships

Ex-AFN official petitions ICPC over Beyioku’s alleged misconduct

Take fight to hideouts of bandits, terrorists, COAS orders commanders

$4bn loan:Our borrowings good for Nigeria, says APC

IPOB, Yoruba nation agitators not different from terrorists -Gbajabiamila

Strike: We are open to negotiation, resident doctors, FG tell court

FEC approves N38.4bn for roads in Benue, four other states

BREAKING: AIB submits report on crash that killed ex-army chief, lists 27 findings

[BREAKING] UN protest: Keeping company with IPOB worrisome, Presidency tackles Yoruba Nation agitators

Learn from UAE, publicly prosecute 400 terrorist sponsors, HURIWA tells Malami

BREAKING: Yoruba Nation, IPOB agitators resume protest at UN headquarters in New York


Salami: With Debt Service-to-Revenue at 98%, Nigeria’s Borrowing Unsustainable

Military Airstrike Hits Yobe’s Civilians in ‘Error’

Dollar Scarcity May Hamper Shell’s Planned Sale of Nigerian Assets

Immigration: We Seized Odili’s Passport for Being on EFCC’s Watch List

FG Says Twitter’s Suspension to Be Lifted Soon

US Donates $6.8m to Combat Human Trafficking in Nigeria

Air Crash: AIB Submits Interim Report to Air Force Chief

Plateau Killings: House Urges FG to Redeem N10bn Pledge for Victims’…

IG: Buhari Has Approved Recruitment of 60,000 Police Officers in Six…

Babalakin: Independent Body, Not Perm Sec Should Develop White Paper on…

INEC Chairman: Delta’s Bye-election Was Historic With BVAS

No Recoveries Yet on Stamp Duty, Malami Tells Govs

Don’t Be Distracted By IPOB, Other Agitations, Arthur Eze Tells Buhari

Analysts Express Cautious Optimism as Inflation Drops Further

House Probes Alleged Killing of Four Oyo Residents by Customs Officers

UNIBEN VC Apologises to Students, Cancels Fine for Late School Fees…

FG Okays N30bn Contract Variation for Loko-Nasarawa Road

Rivers to Spend N5bn on Health Facilities’ Rehabilitation

Don’t Fraternise with IPOB, Presidency Warns Yoruba Nation Agitators

Despite Court Order, Edo Bars Civil Servants, Others from Secretariat

Senate Steps Down Presentation of 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP Report

Okonjo-Iweala Named among TIME100 Most Influential People in 2021

NAPTIP DG Expresses Commitment to Tackle High Profile Trafficking

Ex-militant Leader Accuses PAP of Insincerity, Calls for Probe

Odili Sues Immigration over Seized Passport, NIS Says Ex-gov on EFCC’s…

Presidency Cautions Yoruba Nation Group Against Fraternising With Proscribed IPOB

South East N’Assembly Caucus Seeks Political Solution to Nnamdi Kanu’s Case

You Can’t Win Anti-Terror War by Pampering Terrorists, Pyrates Confraternity Tells…

Doctors, FG Resolve to End Strike Soon

Ethnic Youth Leaders Allege Plot to Discredit Buhari’s Economic Recovery Plans

Twitter Ban to be Lifted Soon, Says Information Minister

Chinese Firm to Establish Smart Metering Plant in Bayelsa

Buying Interest in MTN Nigeria, 13 Others Lift Stock Market by N24.92bn

Indian Tech Giant Partners With Flutterwave to Provide Free Websites for African Businesses

BDCs and $34bn Dispora Remittances

Ten Banks OPEX Hits N932.26bn in H1 2021 Driven by Double-digit Inflation, AMCON Levy, Others

World Bank: Reduce Global Emissions, Support Green or Face 86m African Internal Climate Migration by 2050

Market Capitalisation Up N2bn as Stock Market Ends Bearish Trend


Petitions to PCC expose administrative breaches in NIIA

NDE equips 50 graduates with business skills in Anambra

2023: S/West PDP makes strong bid for chairmanship Seat

Miyetti Allah begins image laundering, hires Ambassador for that

Nigerias debt hits N36 tr

NAF plane crash: AIB submits interim report to CAS

Uniben re-opens today as students forces management to reverse closure

El-Rufai inaugurate 21-member Road Safety Advisory Council

Strike: Nasarawa House of Assembly urges lecturers to return to work

Senate passes bill to establish Federal University Teaching Hospital, Lafia

INEC to address BVAS challenges -Yakubu


Prince Harry and Meghan Make TIME 100 Most Influential People List

We’ll judge you by the company you keep, FG warns Southwest agitators

DMO alerts on default as debts hit N35.5 trillion

Jonathan yet to join APC, Nabena insists

Buhari swears in three INEC commissioners as FEC okays N38.4b for roads

WHO sets mid-2022 target to vaccinate 70% of world’s population

FG launches youth employment action plan

Malami asks governors to grant access to stamp duty recovery agents

Caleb varsity, family bicker over disappearance of student

Stakeholders renew call for improved budgetary allocation to education

Food prices defy inflation control measures despite rate decline

Eze tasks FG on local production of ballot papers, passports

BTS Appointed South Korean Presidential Special Envoys Ahead Of U

What to know about the COVID-19 ‘vaccine’

Nigeria’s e-Naira: An analyst’s perspective

Instagram seeks to curb mental harm to teenagers

Embattled Apple unveils new iPhone

Telecoms sector strategic vision plan for new growth

Lagos to borrow N25b as Sanwo-Olu signs green bond market agreement

Nigeria’s economic transformation – the urgency of now

Buhari to address UN General Assembly Sept 24

UN World Food Programme, firms partner on zero-hunger project

Only 2% of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Africa

Africa should rethink business models for impact and sustainability


Police arrest 2 suspected killers of Na-Allah in Kaduna

DPR targets N3.2 trillion revenue by December 2021

2030 SDGs: Lagos targets over N25b bond to tackle climate change

FG commences emergency repairs on flood-ravaged roads in 5 states

Food prices moderates inflation to 17.01% ,Kogi in highest rate

Tagging IPOB, other separatist groups as terrorists: Gbaja’s remarks signposts low level of intellectualism ‘ Afenifere

Ban on Twitter to be lifted soon ‘ FG

Insecurity: FG is duty-bound to reintegrate bandits, kidnappers who surrender ‘ Buhari’s Minister

Ensure fairness in addressing our demands ‘ Health workers urge FG

Monguno disburses N20 million to empower local farmers/traders in Borno

Hazard Allowance: FG, NMA to continue negotiations next week ‘Ngige

Police arrest 2 suspected killers of Na-Allah in Kaduna

FG borrowings are for development projects ‘ APC

Gbajabiamila didn’t compare IPOB, Yoruba Nation Agitators with Boko Haram, ISWAP

Kaduna Assembly impeaches Majority Leader

Gbajabiamila has lost touch with realities of present situation ‘ YOV

El Rufai advocates financial autonomy for legislatures

Aisha Buhari Cup: Monday gifts Nigeria precious victory on opening day!

Alleged armed robbery: Court remands 2 unemployed men

Woman, 30, in court for alleged N1.8m fraud

Court orders teacher to end romantic relationship with student

Police arraign tenant for allegedly beating up landlady

Benue govt distributes food, non food items to over 1.5million IDPs

Man drags businessman to court for trespassing

Cross River LG workers protest 4 years unpaid salary

Gunmen demand N200m to free ex-Akwa Ibom Senator Effiong

Doctors’ Strike: Court fixes Friday for ruling as parties agree to negotiate

Residents, Village Head desert Adamawa community after killing 7 over witchcraft

Rivers govt approves N5bn for revival of failed hospitals

Resident doctors agree to sign MoU with FG to end strike action

Doctors in civil service get special treatment, JOHESU accuses FG, blasts NMA

Niger State records 100 cholera deaths from July to date ‘ Health Commissioner

Declare brain drain national emergency now, Medical College tells FG

Nigeria surpasses 200,000 coronavirus infections since Feb 2020 ‘NCDC

ECWA urges Govt to tackle insecurity, buries slain pastor

Abia Assembly summons IPMAN over hike in fuel price

UPDATED: Public debt hits N35. 5 trillion

NIPOST cracks down on illegal courier operators in Abuja

Kwara most peaceful State, says IGP

Ondo Senator raises alarm over alleged blackmail, asks IGP to investigate


UN Protest: Presidency Knocks Yoruba Nation For Joining IPOB

Invest In Housing, Energy Sectors, Osinbajo Tells Banks

NEDC Kicks Off 500 Housing Units In Bauchi

NDE Trains 50 Agricultural Extension Workers In Sokoto

Vehicles Trapped As Clearing Agents Shut Tin-Can Port Over Cargo Theft

We’ll Talk To Bandits In Language They Understand ‘ COAS

45 Days To PDP Convention: North, S’East Eye Presidential Ticket, S’West Seeks Party Chairmanship

Nigeria’s Debt Hits N35.5trn, APC Defends Borrowing

Lifting Of Twitter Ban Near, Says Federal Govt

JUST-IN: Total Public Debt Hits N35.46trn As At June 2021 ‘ DMO

Arthur Eze Lauds Buhari For Development Strides In South-East

Federal Govt Okays N38.4bn For Road Projects In 5 States

Police To Recruit 60,000 Personnel, Says IGP

Gumi Faults Controversy Trailing His Stopover In Igboho’ Town

Senate Okays Medical Varsity, Teaching Hospital In Ekiti, Nasarawa

JUST-IN: Kaduna Assembly Majority Leader Impeached


Rural engagement: Strategy towards integrating rural dwellers into governance cycle ‘ Oyetola

Pope rejects resignation of Hamburg archbishop amid sexual allegation

UNIBEN protest: VC rescinds decision of late registration fee, says no victimisation

Senate steps down presentation of 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP report

How Nigeria’ll make N2trn from modernized livestock sector ‘ Expert

Buhari has successfully mitigated threats of COVID-19 on economy’ ‘ APC Legacy Group

Kidnappers of Edo PDP leader yet to contact family as police launch manhunt

Panel submits interim report on Kaduna plane crash involving ex-Army chief, makes 27 findings

FG, states, FCT owed N35.5trn June 2021

Leave allocation formula, focus on improving IGR, RMAFC boss berates govs

45 female NSCDC officers trained for rapid response in Imo

Oyetola signs anti-open grazing bill into law in Osun

Reps condemn barbaric killings in Plateau State

ASUU gaffe on eligibility of postgraduate medical, dental fellowships for VC position in Nigerian Universities ‘ MDCAN

Southeast caucus lawmakers seek soft landing for Kanu

Insecurity: Buhari calls for enactment of laws on small arms, light weapons


UNIBEN students continue protest

Security stepped up in Enugu custodial centres

Nigerien airstrike kills 10, injures 20 in Yobe

BDCs seek role in $34b untapped diaspora remittances

Abuja under the weight of cholera

Kyari extradition request: Case file before AGF, says minister

Southeast senators, Reps seek political solution to Kanu’s ordeal

DMO puts public debt at N35tr

FCT health care board alleges sharp practices by workers

Southwest lobbies for PDP national chairman slot

‘APC will enforce discipline’

Twitter ban to be lifted ‘soon’

FEC okays N38.446b for road, water projects

Strike: Judge counsels govt, doctors to explore negotiation

PDP convention: Fayose may run for chairman

We will keep borrowing, APC tells PDP

Zoning in PDP: Torn between Bala Mohammed Report, Southern Governors’ position

Ex-Rivers Governor Odili on EFCC’s watch list – Immigration

Edo civil servants, others barred from secretariat

Speaker: secession agitators not different from Boko Haram

Presidency warns on Yoruba agitators, IPOB alliance

Governors meet in Enugu over VAT, others


Kidnapping, armed robbery got the attention of Kogi East elders

INEC: Yakubu charges new RECs of call to service

Indonesia: 3 dead in cargo aircraft crash

Vulcaniser jailed 3 months for failing to provide for his family

Woman, 30, in court for alleged N1.8m fraud

Anambra commissioner seeks more funds for health sector

Cross-country world championships postponed to 2023

7 people killed over witchcraft in Adamawa Police

2 friends docked for allegedly stealing mens shoes, sandals


Bandits did not send us any warning letter – FGC Sokoto

693 Nigerians were killed in one month – Report

Kaduna Assembly Impeaches Majority Leader

Be mindful of your relationship with IPOB, presidency warns Yoruba Nation protesters

Naira’s free-fall continues as Nigerians rush to hold dollars

Fani Kayode: No Other Minister Has Dealt A Blow On Terrorists Like -Pantami

Drama as farmer divorces wife who gave birth to three daughters

Aisha Yesufu Celebrates As Son Graduates from UK varsity

Senate passes bills to establish federal universities in Ekiti, Nasarawa

FG: We’ll lift Twitter suspension soon

Buhari to address UN General Assembly September 24

COVID-19: Edo civil servants stranded as ‘operation show your vaccination card’ begins

Insecurity: Nigeria will confront enemies with all resources — Gbajabiamila

Vigilante commander killed in gun battle with kidnappers in Kogi

Buhari swears in 3 INEC national commissioners

Toddler escapes, as bandits abduct mother in Abuja-Kaduna highway attack

Nigeria Social Cohesion report will help Nigeria Plan — Prof Ihua

Synagogue: We discovered huge cases of fraud after T.B. Joshua’s death


Operators commend FG over new ground handling safety charges

Multiple Customs checks, agencies’ interference stifle businesses at ports

DMO finalises plan to restructure CBN’s over N10trn ‘ways, means’ advances to govt

Insecurity frustrates billion-naira interventions in farming

LCCI urges revision of VAT distribution formula to ease collection dispute


NEPZA Seeks To Make Nigeria Africa’s Halal Hub, Says DG

Many Feared Dead, Others Injured As Jet Reportedly Bombs Yobe Community

VAT Shouldn’t Generate Controversy Between States, FG ‘ Emiko

LASG Insists On Planning Permit For Tank Farms, Petrol Stations

Lagos To Open Multi-Billion Naira Medical Park Project

IFA Announces September 26 As Kick-Off Date, To Give Out N640,000 Cash Award

We Will Strike Anytime, NAIG Hints Chevron As Ultimatum Expires

Plateau Killings: Reps Urge FG To Redeem N10bn Pledge Survivors

Kaduna Assembly Members Impeach Majority Leader

Senate Passes Bill To Establish Medical Sciences Varsity In Iyin-Ekiti

Flood Disaster: Reps Make Case For Victims In Jigawa


Miscreants, criminals ready to take advantage of separatists’ agitations, Gbajabiamila warns

FG set to review guidelines on DTA, estacode

Amid soaring food prices, inflation drops to 17.01%

ASUU strike: FG withholds 13 months salaries of 129 ATBU, UNIJOS, KASHERE lecturers

UNICEF: 1,436 children kidnapped in Nigeria in 2021

AIB submits interim crash report on ex-COAS death

S’East parliamentary caucus moves to rescue Kanu

13 yrs after, FG liquidates ex-airways workers’ benefits

Stamp Duty: Malami writes 36 governors over stamp duty compliance

FG commits N612.712 bn to service domestic debt

VAT: Imminent confusion trails Nigerian businesses

Telcos: Operators fret over 400% hike in spectrum fees

Chike-Obi: Banks not threatened by fintechs

Pantami tasks NCC on speedy 5G policy implementation

E-commerce: Konga unveils plans to employ 500,000 Nigerians

MAN: Overregulation depressed productivity in Q2

Guinness Nigeria partners UN on zero hunger project

Umahi has made Ebonyi a reference point in governance ‘Orji

Ume-Ezeoke: Anambra people’ll resist rigging of guber poll


Stamp duty: Malami writes 36 governors over compliance

Senate passes bills establishing 2 federal varsities in Ekiti, Nasarawa

$34bn untapped remittances: Why BDCs should be involved

Senate defers presentation of 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP report

Extend frontiers of free, fair elections, Yakubu charges 3 new commissioners, REC

El-Rufai advocates legislative autonomy, sends bills to state assembly


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