Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 4th November 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Republicans jolt Biden with win in Virginia, close race in New Jersey

History as Eric Adams becomes New York City Mayor elect

INEC to deploy BVAS device for Anambra election, dumps smart card reader

NNPC allays fears on leaking gas pipeline in Lagos

Again, gunmen attack UniAbuja lecturer

Decline in agric extension system affected food production ‘ Agric Minister

Group raises alarm over incessant road accidents in South-East zone

Ikoyi building collapse: Lagos Assembly to summon government officials

FG trains Nigerians on cash, voucher assistance policy

Carrot-ginger blend improves HIV-infected patients’ immunity

Why regulatory mechanisms around blood and blood products are poor

Is Nigerian Shippers’ Council becoming a ‘toothless bulldog

Include MAN, others in NSDP programme, Amaechi charges NIMASA


Customs target N2tn annual revenue Report

Katsina Islamic cleric drugs, kidnaps four-year-old cousin, demands N5m

Ikoyi building: Death toll rises as Lagos probes collapse, owner, pastor missing

Nigerian banks to stop accepting old 20, 50 notes Dec 31

Ex-gov candidate backs Arewa youths, asks Amaechi to run for presidency

Ifeanyi Ubah campaigners allege attack by rival party thugs

Osun 2022: PDP kicks, as NURTW endorses Oyetola for second term

Fashola canvasses embargo on new roads, demands projects completion

FEC approves N33.8bn for baggage handling, others at Lagos, Abuja airports

Were building longest airport runway around Obudu ranch Ayade

COVID-19 raises Nigerias mobile banking to N16tn IMF

Oyetola inaugurates power plant donated by bank

Dare rewards Paralympics gold medallists with $10,000

Was Rohr right to drop Awoniyi from Eagles

Ministry to spend N143m on Ibadan stadium renovation

Usman set for title defence against Covington

Panic as gas leakage grounds businesses in Lagos, fire guts shops

24-year-old husband kills wife with scissors in Ogun, set for prosecution

Robbers fail to find money in Kwara community, machete residents, rape minors

Suspects extorting N350,000 for federal job slot arrested in Sokoto

Rivers native doctor escapes death, aggrieved residents raze shrine, 300 pictures found

Rivers gunmen kill two policemen on stop-and-search, steal AK-47 rifle

Assembly condemns killing of seven in Adamawa community, demands perpetrators arrest

NBA petitions commission, panel over Malami, magistrates roles in Odilis home raid

2023 presidency: Northern elders make a U-turn, to work with other regions

Army cant fight terrorists, others with N579bn, COAS tells Senate


Expert Explains How Blockchain for Payments Will Boost AfCFTA

FG: Germany Ready to Return 1,350 Stolen Benin Bronzes

Pollution: Urhobo to Demand N1trn Reparation from FG, IOCs

Police Arrest Husband for Stabbing Wife to Death in Ogun

World Bank Urges FG to Initiate Bilateral Migration Policy

Insecurity: Akwa Ibom Tasks FG on Use of Security Hotline, Communal Groups

Komolafe Meets Oil Producers’ Group, Seeks Support on PIA OPTS calls…

FEC Okays N47bn Contracts for Works, Aviation, Customs, Others

SEC Seeks More Innovative Products to Deepen Capital Market

Anambra Guber: All Sensitive Materials in CBN, Awka, Says INEC Chair

FG Inaugurates Committee on Basic Healthcare Fund Reform


Integrate: FG, stakeholders move to upscale PHC, family planning

Oil spill: HOMEF makes case for Ogoni communities

Electoral Act: More questions on adoption of direct primaries

Anambra: Dont gamble with NYSC members lives as ad-hoc staff, YCE tells FG, INEC

INEC vows to prosecute electoral offenders, vote buyers

Take your destiny in your hands, Bishop Kukah charges electorate

IGP orders withdrawal of security details around politicians

PDP, Umahi, deputy begin legal battle Nov 24 over defection

AIG special squad arrests killer of Lagos APC chieftain

PIA: Upstream regulatory commission sets 12-month timeline for deliverables

Extortion: Shipping firms snub Shippers Council, CRFFN meeting

Pension assets up by N7.79bn in September SEC

FG: N7.4trn needed to complete 854 highways, others

2022 budget improvement on NDLEAs fortune Marwa

FEC okays N39bn for aviation, works ministries, Customs

Ondo tackles PDP over blame on removal of army road block

Plateau Assembly sealed as contending parties embark on negotiations

Fighter jets kill dozens of bandits, destroy camps in Kaduna


Gunmen kill two police officers, cart away rifle in Rivers

North will vote competent leaders in 2023, says NEF

Army withdraws personnel from checkpoints over rift with Amotekun in Ondo, shuns security meetings

Security operatives allegedly shoot Ibadan Poly student

Court has not validated Kebbi elective congress, Okowa remains AFN President

Air travel demand dips 62.2 per cent despite global rebound

Minister regrets network shutdown in North, tasks telcos on service delivery

FG rates mining environment investors friendly

LCCI hopeful of foreign exhibitors’ participation as fair commences

Nigerian industries will witness a turnaround when public power is not seen as back-up

UN, Elumelu, other global leaders unveil programme to empower 100m youths

FG lauds foundation over training of health professionals

Government to blame for outrageous freight charges by foreign firms

Again, gunmen invade UNIABUJA despite increased security patrol in FCT

Africa loses N8.8tr yearly to 94% importation of pharmaceutical, medicinal needs

FEC okays N47b contract for aviation, works ministries, NCS, others

ICPC, DSS arrest 48 lecturers, security officers, others over exams leakage

Towards smoke-free Nigeria: Concerns mount over cigarette, tobacco addiction

Government to blame for outrageous freight charges by foreign firms’

Ikoyi collapsed building: Serving corps member, other bodies recovered as death toll hits 22

Army seeks exemption from envelope budgeting

Abiodun awards OAU best medical graduating student house, N5 million, scholarship

Gunmen kill two police officers, cart away rifle in Rivers


STRIKE:Shipping companies shun minister’s peace meeting

Pension, gratuities for FG retirees gulp N1.76trn in 4years

Cybersecurity: FG moves to safeguard Nigeria’s digital economy

2022 budget proposal an improvement on NDLEA’s fortune ‘ Marwa

Buhari must address our petrol subsidy morass

I won’t support my son as Presidential candidate if Nigeria isn’t restructured ‘ Ayo Adebanjo

Regulators have critical roles in growth of Africa’s digital payment ecosystem

Again, gunmen invade UNIABUJA, attack lecturer

Bandits rape two minors in Kwara, attack family head, others with machete

Ondo Amotekun intercepts 18 Northerners hidden in trailer load of beans


US Threatens Visa Restrictions On Electoral Offenders

Anambra Govt Declares Thursday, Friday Work Free Days

Ohanaeze Faction Warns Against Rigging

Choice Of Next Governor In Hands Of Ndi Anambra ‘ INEC

Insiders Explain How Security Agents Get Black Market Court Orders

20,000 For FG’s N-Knowledge Programme In 6 Zones

Citing Intelligence, Army Blocks Abuja-Keffi Road

Northern Elders Give Condition For Proscribing Bandits

Death Toll In Lagos Building Collapse Rises To 29

40 Killed In Niger Reprisal Attacks

ICPC, DSS Arrest 48 Lecturers, Security Officers For Exam Malpractices

Gunmen Attack Kwara Community, Abduct, Rape 2 Minors

Federal Govt Okays N47bn For Aviation, Works, Others


Zulum re-opens Bama-Banki Road, nine years after

Anambara poll: INEC to deploy Biometric Voter Form

JAMB remits N3.51b as 2021 operating surplus

North’s elders on 2023: vote competent, honest leader

Fed Govt needs N7tr to fix 854 roads

Illegal refinery operator flees as fire razes houses in Rivers

Emergency workers avert disaster as gas pipeline leaks in Lagos

Anambra Poll: US threatens visa ban against troublemakers

Seven injured as transporters, hoodlums attack officials in Abuja

Lagos/Ibadan expressway for completion in 2022, says Fashola


NASS partners UBEC to name, shame defaulters of projects in states

Borno reopens Bama-Banki road, nine years after closure over insurgency

Exam malpractices: ICPC, DSS arrest 48 lecturers, security officers, others

Nigerias removal from Global Impunity Index attest to good governance, says Malami

Why Nigeria sells electricity to neighbouring countries NBET

Northern Elders decry worsening insecurity, call for third force

JAMB remits N3.51bn as 2021 operating surplus

FEC approves N47bn contract for Aviation, Works ministries, Customs

Anambra govship poll: Massive deployment of security not to intimidate citizens IGP

FEC approves N1.5bn for Nigeria Customs to procure operational vehicles


‘IPAC to Anambra voters: Choose your next gov or Buhari will decide for you

FEC okays N8.45bn for rehabilitation of roads in Sokoto

FG offers 100% ownership investments to mining investors

NNPC spends N864bn on petrol subsidy in 8 months

JAMB remits N3.51bn as 2021 operating surplus

7 killed in attack on Taraba village

5 dead, 2 others injured in Kano fatal crash

Massive gas pipeline leakage in Lagos


Anguish on Abuja-Keffi road as Soldiers mount check


FG moves to safeguard Nigerias digital economy

COP26: Kogi woos investors on green economy

Anambra Elections: Igbo Elders decry insecurity in South-East

$8.99bn investment announcement tracked into Nigeria In Q3 2021, NIPC reveals

Reps to withhold Sovereign Wealth Investment Authoritys 2022 Budget over appearance

Lagos Building Collapse: Rescue team evacuates 10 bodies, total figure of trapped unclear

PDP Convention: Aggrieved aspirant congratulates NWC members-elect

Assault on Odili: Part of APCs plot to hijack 2023 elections, alleges PDP

Water producers propose 500,000 jobs nationwide

Clampdown on IPOB/ESN: Army denies destroying property in Awgu

FG pushes for stronger regulatory frameworks in innovation sector


Anambra election: People’s lives must be valued above the ballot

Nigeria faces pressure to raise interest rates

AfCFTA: Five commodities Nigeria can leverage to boost export

Cte d’Ivoir, Ghana overtake Nigeria as investment destination 2021 ‘ RMB

Nigeria’s stock investors lose N20bn as market closes in red

Nigeria, other emerging markets will account for 68% global power demand by 2050 ‘ study


FG Shouldn’t Spend $1.5 Billion On Port Harcourt Refinery Rehabilitation ‘ Okoh

Missing NDDC Budget, And Nigeria’s Ambitious Revenue Target

How To Deepen Internet Connectivity For Businesses, Nigerians

Amotekun: Arrest, Parading Of Northerners Dangerous To Nigeria’s Unity ‘ Group Warns

UK Official Warns Of Hard Months Ahead Amid High Covid Rates

Chinese Stock Up On Food As Temperatures Fall, Covid Spreads


Demolition crises: Hoodlums, transporters, attack FCTA taskforce in Abuja, injure 6

I dont need god-father to be APC national Chairman Moniedafe

Budget reduction will impede operational efficiency, Army warns

NAF to partner Royal Air Force in areas of training

We will continue to prioritize welfare of staff, says Hussaini

NN to acquire two patrol vessels from Turkey


Building collapse: I’ve lost two children in two months ‘ Mother

I dedicate the award to hardworking people of Abia ‘Ikpeazu

Nigeria’s air passenger taxes among world’s highest

Guber poll: IGP imposes movement restrictions on Anambra

JAMB remits N3.51bn as 2021 operating surplus to FG

Fear grips Ondo residents as soldiers withdraw from highways

2022 FINANCIAL PLAN: Army protests N131bn reduction in budget

FG reaffirms $2.8bn gas project launch in 24 months

FEC approves N33.8bn for Aviation projects, N1.5bn for Customs vehicles

Anambra guber: US threatens visa ban on troublemakers


NEF to FG: Declare bandits terrorists, tackle IPOB for hitch-free Anambra poll

NUPRC seeks upstream sector players support for smooth implementation of PIA

Equity market Dips by N20bn

INEC test-runs BVAS voting device in Anambra, customises election materials by LGAs, PUs

Why we’re building airport with longest runway in Nigeria ‘ Ayade

Demolition: Transporters, hoodlums attack FCTA officials, injure 7

Parents urged to commit more time to children’s upbringing

Gunmen shoot Ibadan poly female student on campus

NUJ press week: Makinde emerges Best Media-Friendly Governor

2023: EU lauds Reps, Gbajabiamila promises better Electoral Act

Imo Assembly impeaches deputy speaker, recalls suspended colleagues

I’ll use Bayelsa funds for devt, not for personal property abroad ‘ Diri

Gbajabiamila expresses sympathy over Lagos building collapse

Restructuring: Ndoma-Egba explains bottlenecks, seeks common grounds on agitation

FCT RUWASSA to collaborate with partners, stakeholders on Executive Order 009

Zungeru, Kashimbila hydro power projects for commissioning Dec ‘ FG

Attack in UNIABUJA under Buhari’s security precincts shocking ‘ PDP

EndSARS: Man seeks N100m compensation for deceased brother

Tambuwal tasks auditors on prudence, accountability

Zulum appoints Executive Secretary for Borno Scholarship Board

Lagos: 24 hours after, another building collapses in Lekki

Tiv youth to Ortom: Stop the blame game, pay workers’ salaries, pension

C/River: NUJ lauds Rep for siting borehole at press centre

Collapsed Ikoyi structure: 10 bodies evacuated, 9 rescued alive, 3 discharged ‘ LASG

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