Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 17th September 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Biden backs top general on calls to China over Trump mental state

Kaduna Police parade Na’Allah’s killers, foil abduction of travellers

Tears as suspected gunmen kill lawyer in Imo

Army probes sergeant for alleged murder of inspector

Lagos police arrest robbery suspects, reject N500, 000 bribe

Prophetess, woman bag life imprisonment in Rivers

Deceased soldier’s family demands son’s 19 years allowances

Southern governors insist on VAT collection, 2023 presidency

Kaduna Police parade Na’Allah’s killers, foil abduction of travellers

Groups flay Gbajabiamila over comment on southern agitators

Kaduna Police parade Na’Allah’s killers, foil abduction of travellers

Groups flay Gbajabiamila over comment on southern agitators

Seek counsel before speaking on IPOB, HURIWA tells Buhari’s aide

Mass killing of bandits in order, says Ndume

Bayelsa government, APC disagree on rising insecurity

APC congresses: Winners hail exercise, losers wail in South-South

LG boss lashes APC as 2,750 supporters defect to PDP in Jigawa

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine: ‘Museveni will end up in the dustbin of history’

Tuface and Bongos Ikwue go ‘Searching’

​​​​​​Living in fear of terrorists in Niger

Israeli prime minister visits Egypt officially for the first time in 10 years

Delta to partner MAN on entrepreneurship development

‘Nigeria dependent on cooking gas imports from U.S, Algeria, Equatorial Guinea’

‘Issues at Port Harcourt Airport don’t make it unsafe for flights’

Food prices defy inflation control measures despite rate decline

NSCDC silent on leaked memo over relocation of Boko Haram leader, fighters

AIB submits interim report on plane crash that killed former army chief

Stop playing games to avert strike, ASUU tells governments

Court dismisses N3b suit against ex-minister of education, Gbagi

Appeal court declines to bar FIRS from VAT collection

Nigerian crypto traders to be able to withdraw, deposit funds soon – Luno

NSCDC silent on leaked memo over relocation of Boko Haram leader, fighters

Fani-Kayode rejoins APC, says he orchestrated PDP governors defection to ruling party

Experts endorse natural options for beating hypertension

NMA, Optimal, others set agenda for Osinbajo’s health reforms committee

Rich nations should prioritise first, second doses of COVID-19 vaccine for all, not boosters, says Gavi boss

Tears as suspected gunmen kill lawyer in Imo

Stakeholders renew call for improved budgetary allocation to education

Caleb varsity, family bicker over disappearance of student

Akwa Ibom governor signs anti-grazing bill into law

Abductors release Zangon-Kataf Catholic priest as police confirm Emir’s kidnap

Abiodun seeks N83.5b DNRF loan to improve agriculture, others

Obaseki tasks Nigerian scientists on local manufacturing of vaccines

Forum tasks southeast governors on IPOB’s sit-at-home order

Court dismisses N3b suit against ex-minister of education, Gbagi


FG to spend $4.9bn fresh loans on Kano-Niger Republic rail line, others

Yoruba Nation agitators charlatans, extorting people Bankole

Mathematics saved me from insanity during 27-month detention Soyinka

No court shared late First Foundation boss assets Counsel

Strike: FG dares lecturers, says ASUU, govt pleads

NAF to probe operation commander, others over Yobe bombing

Medical, dental consultants threaten strike over unpaid arrears

Interpol combs West Africa for 120 fleeing Kogi inmates

Troops, hunters dislodge Adamawa bandits fleeing Zamfara bombardment

Pantamis professorship: CAN suspends Gombe chairman for congratulating minister

I felt dizzy in Villa, back to work, EFCC chairman says

Police arrest alleged Katsina bandits informant with fuel gallons

Farm settlements are better left to states

IPOB sit-at-home disrupting Anambra poll preparations REC

Reconciliation a ruse, plot to crush us, alleges Aregbesolas group

Utomi, NaAbba unveil new political movement October 1

FG woos local investors, opens $3bn Eurobond borrowing plan

Naira slumps further, exchanges for 570/$

Petrol, kerosene prices rose in August NBS

High oil prices to linger say BoA, Chevron

Lagos FZ firm issues N10.5bn bond for infrastructure

Delta, Edo to address multiple taxation, power challenge

FLASHBACK: APC is darkness, Ill rather die than join, says Femi Fani-Kayode in 2019

We sold late Captain NaAllahs car for N1m Murder suspects

Reps to conclude Constitution amendment process in two years -Spokesman

Todays saddest in my political career, says Ojudu as FFK joins APC

Statue of bitcoin inventor unveiled in Budapest

Nigeria to acquire two more satellites by 2025

Naira sustains fall at parallel market

BBNaija S6: You get carried away easily, Whitemoney advises Saga


Buhari Orders Biometric Collating Agencies to Harmonise Citizens Data before 2023

Textile Industry: Sector of historical economic values which government must strengthen Oyetola

Global Citizen Live Demands $100bn to Address Climate Challenges

Lagos Freeze Zone Company Raises N10.5bn 20-yr Infrastructure Bond

Purple Concludes N5bn Sukuk Bonds Issue, Achieves 100% Subscription

CAC to Curb Corruption with BOD Implementation

Police Resolve Recruitment Dispute, Target 20,000 Men

‘Nigerians are Dying from High Cost of Cooking Gas’

Ex-militants Warn against Frivolous Petitions, Protests

Northern Group Accuses Masari of Abandoning PDP Projects

Northern Group Accuses Masari of Abandoning PDP Projects

Lawmakers Decry Buhari’s Violation of Federal Character

2020 Flood: Niger Worse Hit, Says NEMA

Police Parade Notorious Kidnapper, Suspected Killers of Senator’s Son

Igbo Group Condemns IPOB’s Forced Sit-at-home Order

Kogi Killings: Indigenes Call for Gov’s Intervention

Ekiti Denies Administering Spoilt COVID-19 Vaccines on Citizens

Southern Govs Back VAT Collection by States


Fani-Kayode joins APC, says spirit of God led his step

Accord party deputy governorship candidate empowers women, youths

Merits in power shift to southern Nigeria in 2023

PDP mocks Presidency over economic council chairs comments on debts

Super Eagles now worth N109bn

Nigeria hits ICM with $6.2bn Eurobond offer

DPR raises revenue target to N5trn

Local manufacturing key to growth of consumer goods sector FoodCo CEO

IPOB suspends sit-at-home indefinitely

Igboho vs FG, DSS: Court delivers ruling, judgment today in Ibadan

Ndume raises the alarm over NASS speedy loans approval to FG

VAT war: Appeal Court reserves ruling on Lagos joinder application

Police to recruit 20,000 personnel by 2022 IG

FG approves construction of 3,000 capacity correctional centres Minister

Cult clashes claim 5 in Benue

Gunmen kill Imo lawyer, kidnap woman in Rivers

Obi of Onitsha indicts NDLEA, army, police on illicit drug sale, use

Nigeria to acquire more satellites NIGCOMSAT boss

Well return all Nigerian refugees Minister

LASU VC: Lagos indigenes allege marginalisation

Lake Chad: UNHCR calls for local, international assistance

Labour threatens shutdown over FGs plans to concession four Airports

NIN-Sim verification: FG unveils three novel solutions

PIA: Ijaw Youths make U-turn, accept 3 per cent provision for host communities

Nigerians will suffer more if Buhari obtains another loan Ex-Anglican Primate, Akinola

Bayelsa Govt, APC bicker over claims of insecurity in Bayelsa


NIMASA donates income generation items to IDPs in Kaduna State

Defection: Gumi knocks Fani-Kayode, calls him ‘Judas of Oduduwa

Introduction of electric cars into Nigeria’s markets ‘ll boost revenue drive- Investor

KWASU lecturer appointed Oyo High Court judge

VAT Controversy: Court of Appeal reserves ruling in Lagos application to join suit

Activists raise alarm over payment of debts in Paris Club

Indian military seeks to strengthen ties with Nigerian Army

2023: APC vows to remove moles to win Enugu

Don’t parade suspects, judge urges law enforcement agencies

BREAKING: Tension in South East as IPMAN shut services over alleged police invasion of Secretariat

ISIS leader blown up years after masterminding killings of US soldiers ‘ France government

Bandits bungled our agreement ‘ Matawalle

FG approves construction of 3000 capacity Correctional centres ‘ Minister

Lagos APC to adopt consensus candidate for Oct 2 state congress

THROWBACK: I would rather die than join APC or bow to Buhari ‘ Fani-Kayode

2023: Southern governors insist on Southern President

2023: I believe a woman can replace Buhari, says Emir of Keffi

Anglican priest killing: Hoodlums sponsored by security agencies committing crimes to demonise us ‘ IPOB

Prices of cooking gas may rise further as supply falls 20.5%

Security: Senate urges army to remain focused

Prominent Itsekiri Chief, Ikomi is dead

Doctors said I need to drink more water, says Bawa, EFCC chairman

We support late TB Joshua’s wife as new church leader ‘ Ondo, Osun, Ekiti SCOAN members

Court remands car dealer for alleged cheating

Trading returns negative on NGX, down by N30bn


Insecurity: Reps Want Telecom Services Shutdown In Sokoto

Federal Govt Blames Media For Nigeria’s Bad Image

IDispute Over Police Recruitment Resolved ‘ IGP

Infrastructure: Katsina Govt Intensifies Drive For Public-Private Partnership

A’Court Refuses To Stop FIRS From Collecting VAT

I’m Wooing Enugu, Oyo, Bauchi Govs To APC, Says Fani-Kayode After Meeting Buhari

Arewa Youths Expel Speaker For Criticising Buhari, Emefiele

Kaduna Police Parade Suspected Killers Of Senator Na’Allah’s Son

President Buhari Pledges To Use Soccer For National Devt, Unity

NDDC Unable To Account For N15bn, Says Coalition Audit Report

Bawa Recieved Medical Attention, Now Hale And Hearty ‘ EFCC


Blasphemy case: Abduljabar says defence lawyer demanded N1.5m for media

Ex-Anglican primate, Akinola, trains 138 on skill acquisition

Call for resignation: Northern groups back CBN Gov, Emefiele

Gumi reacts to Fani-Kayode’s defection to APC, calls him Judas of Oduduwa

2022 budget: Reps target $60 oil benchmark, review fuel subsidy expenditure

FCT returns N432m to 334 intending pilgrims, suspends fresh hajj registration

Reps kick against Buhari’s appointment of two Northerners as Chairman, Secretary of Federal Character Commission

Reps seek FG’s intervention over invasion of Delta communities by suspected herdsmen

PCN seals 537 pharmacies, patent medicine shops in Kano

2020 budget: Reps target $60 oil benchmark, review fuel subsidy expenditure

We are all responsible for Nigeria’s problems, says Alani Bankole

PDP to inaugurate National Convention Committee on Friday

I was moved by Holy Spirit to defect to APC ‘ Fani-Kayode

Awolowo was consistent, purposeful ‘ Ooni

Insecurity: Sultan, 83 Sokoto district heads in closed-door meeting


Lagos, Rivers ask court to stop VAT revenue sharing

Lagosians okay Sanwo-Olu’s actions on VAT, open grazing

‘Court cases threaten PDP convention outcome’

Fed Govt, striking doctors fail to agree on strike

Southern governors back Lagos, Rivers on VAT collection

Sanwo-Olu approves Olatunji-Bello as LASU Vice-Chancellor

Matawalle: bandits deceived us, breached agreement

Obi Onitsha, Anyaoku, elders to governors: end sit-at-home

Strike only language FG understands – ASUU

Why States must collect VAT, by Southern Govs

EFCC chair Bawa breaks silence, says I’m hale and hearty

Igboho against Yoruba Nation protest, rally for now – Lawyer

Nigeria Air Force recants, admits ‘erroneously’ bombing Yobe villagers

Ondo, Ekiti, Osun SCOAN members back TB Joshua’s wife


Court remands businessman for allegedly defiling minor

BREAKING: EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa slumps in Abuja

Court remands car dealer for alleged cheating

Man, 27, in court for stealing N30, 000

Gumi tells Buhari how to end banditry, herdsmens crimes

Meet Muili Seun: Nigeria entrepreneur building multi-million agency for businesses and marketers


2023: A woman can manage this country – Emir of Keffi

NAN Headquarters named after Malam Waida

Why we ignored fresh dialogue with bandits – Matawale

Recruitment: PSC, police headquarters resolve dispute  – IGP

APC of yesterday is different from today – Fani-Kayode

Soyinka: How Mathematics saved me during 27-month incarceration

2023 Presidency: Southern governors want slot, insist states must collect VAT

Reps will scrutinise N4.89tn borrowing, others – Kalu

Arewa assembly sacks speaker over attack on Buhari’s economic policies

Enforcement: More people taking COVID-19 vaccines now – Edo gov’t

Address Almajiri system to end terrorism, CAN tells FG

Fani-Kayode in Aso Rock as Buhari welcomes him to APC

Vigilante commander killed in gun battle with kidnappers in Kogi


Burna Boy asks questions in his banging new tune

Isono, BET Africa’s first original drama series, celebrates 200th episode

Nigeria could be added to UK travel red list says Sky News

President Macron says French troops killed ISWAP leader Al-Barnawi

Rising GDP growth, slowing inflation unlikely to pave way for rate cut

Another milestone at NLNG as Attah hands over key to Mshelbila

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


Appeal Court Refuses To Stop FIRS From VAT Collection

EFCC Chairman Hale, Hearty After Feeling Unwell At Presidential Villa

Those Accusing Oyetola Of Rubbishing Aregbesola’s Legacies Are Mischievous ‘ Omowaiye

Ekweremadu Hosts NPA, NCC, Pledges Unflinching Support Towards Curbing Piracy

Report Sees Hitches In Power Sector Eight Years After Privatisation

Sowore Reveals Those Behind Brother’s Death

Troops Of Operation Safe Haven Intercepts 370 Rounds Of Ammunition In Jos

Yoruba Nation Agitators Are Charlatans, Exploiters ‘ Bankole

Solving Mathematics Saved Me From Insanity During 27 Months Incarceration ‘ Soyinka

Agitation: Sunday Igboho Warns Against Staging Rally In His Name


How solving maths saved me from insanity during my incarceration ‘Soyinka

Reps give condition to approve Buhari’s $4bn loan request

Almajiri system fuelling banditry, kidnapping in Northern Nigeria ‘CAN

Recruitment: We’ve resolved dispute with PSC ‘IGP

NAF buckles, confirms bombing of civilian settlements in Yobe

Labour vows to resist FG’s concession of four airports

2023: Despite pressure, Southern govs insist on power shift

Lull in COVID-19 boosts PoS deals by 43% to N4trn

Ndume berates Buhari, Senate, over excessive borrowing, quick approvals

Insecurity: DSS establishes Special Intervention Squad, Tactical Teams

Banks to customers: We’ll publish names of forex defaulters

Abakporo: Lack of job fuelling drug addiction among youths

Food security: X-raying Nigeria’s mechanisation programme

Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt lead stationery import from UAE ‘ Report

Floating dock: Nigeria loses N300bn to Ghana, others

COVID-19: IMF, others fret over vaccine inequity

Ethics review: World Bank discontinues climate report

Naira extends slide at parallel market

Edo: Furore over delayed cabinet composition

Why Ayade appointed over 6,000 aides ‘Ita



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