Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 18th October 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



US offers to pay relatives of 10 killed in botched Afghan drone strike

Bill Clinton leaves hospital after five nights

Erdogan says talks under way with US to buy F-16s

Osinbajo’s prescription and painful history of naira devaluation

Soaring demand for high-end properties raises rental prices, off-plan sales

Ghosts of #EndSARS haunt FG’s policies on power, petrol subsidies

Anglican bishops back South governors, warn open grazing will cause food shortage

Air pollution caused 1.1m deaths across Africa in 2019

COVID-19, cholera, measles kill 244 in Borno

One year after #EndSARS, 300 protesters still in Kirikiri, says victim

Why FG must look inward for bidders, investors in airport concession plan, by Babalakin

Delta CJ decries outdated methods in legal profession

Anambra Guber: How Deputy governor, other defections could affect APGA’s chances

On IGP’s order, police begin probe of ‘errant’ officers in Kogi

WFP threatens to halve food rations for North East IDPs

Air pollution caused 1.1m deaths across Africa in 2019


Non-vaccinated civil servant needs N79,000 weekly for COVID-19 test

Kogi tackles EFCC over controversial N20bn loot

6,111 NSCDC operatives undergo mental test, treatment

No sit-at-home for #EndSARS anniversary -IPOB

Senate probes COVID-19 victim, FUTO ex-lecturer over failed students petition

Reps suspend FCT-IRS recruitment, demand applicants, shortlisted candidates lists

Buharis scorecard decidedly not good enough

NAF denies paying N20m to save Buharis plane from bandits

Three pharmacists face tribunal over alleged funds diversion

I visited EFCC office over frivolous petition, says Kwankwaso

APCs chaotic congresses explain Nigerias crisis, says PDP

APC parallel congresses: Amosun, Aregbesola, Lai may lose out, party to back governors

APC alleges Obasekis govt worst in Edo, PDP keeps mum

PDP overrules Edo chapter over South-South vice-chairmans suspension

Anambra poll will go ahead as planned, says INEC

Well not rely on rigging, federal might to win Uba

Weve no business with INEC, says IPOB

How Buharis minister illegally dissolves boards, abuses power after failing to impose directors-general

Why compulsory direct party primaries are impracticable

Conversation with the Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed

Nollywood actress accused of brutalising Lagos nanny over sons treatment

Woman flees as man hacks rival lover to death in Ogun

Man cuts teenagers hand during grazing land scuffle, flees

Imo woman who saved mother-in-law from burning house dies

Bello vows sanctions for policemen caught extorting N25,000 from travellers

Five abducted royal family members rescued in Kwara

NSCDC threatens operators arrest, lists four deaths in Ondo boat accidents

Family, friends panic as police search for missing Vanguard reporter

Pandora papers: EFCC opens probe of Obi, Oduah, NPA boss, others

Fleeing Lagos task force officers shoot banker for protesting car damage

Presidency faults Onu, NITR council contests ministers dissolution order

El-Zakzaky sues AGF, DSS for N2bn over detention, passports seizure

FG personnel cost rises by 79.48%, gulps N13.2tn in four years


Senate Probes Alleged Payment of N28bn to Unnamed MDAs by Budget…

FG to Upgrade Industrial Arbitration Panel to Commission

FG, UNDP, Private Sector Partner on COVID-19 Waste Disposal Management

FG Targets $18bn Annual Returns from Cassava Export

Police Arrest Four Personnel over Extortion of 25,000 from Traveller

SERAP Sues Buhari, Others over Plan to Monitor WhatsApp Messages

Nigeria Now Has About 20,000 Pharmacists, Says PCN

Olatunji Dare Narrates Encounter with Serial Scammer

In a Dramatic Shift, Kingibe Says Nigeria’s Unity Negotiable

Crisis Hits APC Congresses in Lagos, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Niger, Enugu,…

Food Security: FG, FAO Sign $0.35m MoU to Boost Drip Irrigation

Contributory Pension: Trustfund Moves to Tackle Uncredited Contributions

FG Seeks 50% Agriculture Contribution to GDP as Stakeholders Moves to Minimise EU Rejection of Produce

Driven by CBN Intervention in Various Sectors, Inflation Rate, Currency in Circulation Hits N2.84trn

Victims Seek Prosecution of NBA Forex Trading Operator over Fraud

LCCI to Boost Intra-Africa Trade with Lagos International Trade Fair

NCAA Threatens to Demolish Telcos Masts Nationwide Over N5.9bn Debt

Budget Deficit: Expert Backs NASS on Privatization of Refineries, Moribund Assets

Senator Assures Nigerians on Improved Food Production, Trains Cassava Farmers

FG, FAO Harps on Developing Human Capacity for Sustainable Agricultural Devt

UK, Nigeria Governments Promise to Deepen Bilateral Trade

How Nigerian Youths Failed to Utilize Opportunities of EndSARS Protests


PDP: South East leaders reject Anyanwu as secretary

APC congress widens cracks in state chapters

PDP mocks APC over parallel congresses

Anambra election: Weve no business with INEC IPOB

No parallel congress in Osun except funeral ceremony, committee says

Wike, Real Madrid sign cooperation ratification agreement

NDLEA arrests fake police officer, soldier, corps member, 660 others

Police rescue twins, 3 others kidnapped in Kwara

FG completes 700km of railway

NAF denies paying N20m to bandits

Anxiety as cooking gas crisis worsens

NAF denies paying N20m to bandits

SERAP sues Buhari over plan to monitor WhatsApp messages

Nnamdi Kanu: Igbo lawyers insist he must be brought to court Thursday

CEO: Im only gov who has come out publicly to say I neither want to be president nor vice-president Ikpeazu



Alleged breach of Federal Character principle: Reps suspend recruitment of 600 by FCT-IRS

N20bn bailout fund: Make your findings public, Kogi tells EFCC

PDP reign in Delta’ll expire in 2023 ‘ Omo-Agege vows

Police rescue kidnapped twin children of traditional ruler, 3 domestic staff in Kwara

FG cancels operating licences of 2 oil firms over unfair labour practices, other infractions

Soldier killed, 4 terrorists injured in Malian army post attack

Police arrest man for allegedly killing another man over woman in Ogun

Insecurity: Cleric calls for unity among church leaders, members

Declare state of emergency on our roads ‘ Senate to FG

We need a new constitution before 2023 election, Afe Babalola insists

Any APC congress not conducted by national officials in Osun is jamboree ‘ Elegbeleye


Ex-NIMASA DG, Others Sued Over Institute’s Leadership Crisis

Supreme Court Affirms Agugua as Imo Chief Judge

Presidency Stops Minister’s Dissolution Of NITR Council

PDP Lampoons APC Over Crisis-ridden Congresses

Anambra Poll: Group Calls For Probe Of Bribery Allegation

UN Dep Sec-Gen, Others Applaud Williams’ African Power Girls Book

PDP Crisis: Why I’m Still In Court ‘ Secondus

11 Die In Kwara Auto Accident

I Will Produce 1,000 Anambra Youth Millionaires Annually ‘ Soludo

Despite 3 Million Trees Planted By Yobe State Govt, Residents Fear Loss Of Farmlands To Global Warming

Abuja Now Home To Abandoned, White Elephant Projects

Budget Office Paid N28bn To Unnamed MDAs ‘ Senate

Investors Besiege Oil Companies’ Shares Over Rising Crude Prices

NDLEA, Army, Raid Drug Havens In Lagos, Arrest 663 Suspects


Gunmen kill 2 students of federal university, Lafia

Cede LAUTECH to one state, Alaafin counsels Oyo, Osun govts

Anambra election will be embarrassingly transparent —INEC

Gunshots rock APC, PDP state congresses

South-West govs envision Amotekun becoming state police ― Fayemi

My backbone is gone! Bimbo Oshin weeps as husband, Dudu Heritage is buried


‘Buhari’s handling of insecurity‘ll boost oil and gas’

11 persons killed in Kwara road crash

Kwankwaso not arrested by EFCC – Aide

Igboland shouldn’t be treated as cemetery – Soludo

Fresh curfew in Benue LG over renewed hostility

Senate queries Budget Office over ‘excess payment’ of N28.8bn to MDAs

Kogi to Nigerians: Ask EFCC in whose custody it found its ‘missing’ money

NAF denies paying bandits N20m not to down Buhari’s plane

NPAN gives Nov 1 deadline for newspapers to constitute Ombudsman mechanism

18 months after Buhari’s directive, Oronsaye report still stuck

Buhari mourns Sheikh Abubakar Gumi’s widow

Gunmen abduct Katsina village head from palace

Gunmen kidnap 4 ‘University of Lafia students’

EndSARS anniversary: IPOB denies ordering 3-day sit-at-home

IPPIS: Why some lecturers are getting N6000 salary – Accountant General

PDP congresses: Violence mars exercise in Oyo, Lagos; peaceful in Adamawa, Kwara

How IPPIS breeds irregularities, uncertainty in varsities


Breaking down Nigeria’s air travel growth in second quarter 2021

Nigeria sinking as petrol subsidy mounts

Nigeria must fix PIA contradictions for full deregulation ‘ industry players

Nigeria risks spending 63% of oil revenues on petrol subsidy in 2022

A word for Jonathan: Decamp to APC and your reputation is in tatters

Diezani’s ‘Multibillion Dollar Haul’ and numerical illiteracy in Nigeria

Internat’l Day of the Girl Child: Obaseki appoints Salami as SUBEB chair

The irritating distraction at the annual meetings in Washington

The ugly face of Nigeria’s expensive subsidy regime


Nigeria Unattractive To Lenders, Investors ‘ Analysts

PDP Convention: Secondus Vows To Seek Justice Over His Sack

Why South East Leaders Cannot Stop IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order ‘ Cleric

Oshiomhole Didn’t Push Obaseki To Become Governor,Only Supported His Candidacy ‘ Osagie


Gunmen abduct 4 in Nasarawa, demand N25m ransom

Jealous lover hacks 50-year-old rival to death in Ogun

Fake policeman, soldier, corps member nabbed as NDLEA raids notorious drug joints

ASP, 3 other policemen in viral video nabbed for alleged extortion

Abducted twins, three aides of Kwara monarch rescued

Bi-Courtney seeks multi-billion naira investments in airports

NNPC’ ll remain transparent, accountable to Nigerians ‘Kyari

NPAN sets up Internal Ombudsman mechanism for media houses

Ortom seeks end to Benue/Ebonyi boundary strife

PDP crisis: I’m under pressure for justice ‘Secondus

S’East insecurity: How to end IPOB’s stay-at-home order, by Mbaka

No excuse is acceptable, Kanu must be produced in court on Thursday ‘Igbo lawyers

2023: North should wait till 2031 ‘PANDEF

Labour disputes: FG to upgrade Industrial Arbitration Panel to Commission

$4m alleged bribe: Group accuses Obiano of complicity, want INEC chair sacked

Ex-workers’ benefits not part of liabilities with stock exchange ‘SAHCO

Surge in internet sparks network expansion ‘NCC

Buhari promises speedy passage of insurance bill

2023: 1999 Constitution won’t engender desired change ‘ Opadokun


Ohanaeze working to ensure Kanu’s freedom ‘ Onwuasonya

Minister expresses misgivings over direct primaries

Northern youth council withdraws petition against Senator Jibrin

GHD: FG needs $1.2bn annually to meet SDG6 on WASH

Nigeria to receive first batch of tractors from Brazil in Q1 2022

CAF Confederation Cup: Finidi hails Enyimba’s away win against Dimbars

Rep explains motive behind Pankshin federal varsity bill

I was not arrested by EFCC ‘ Kwankwaso

2023: No group has exclusive right to lead Nigeria ‘ Tambuwal

Breaking: Police confirms abduction of 2 varsity students in Nasarawa

Ogun: Man arrested for killing 50-year-old man over woman

We didn’t make payment to bandits in exchange for weapons- NAF


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