Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


China Overtakes US as Global Wealth Hits $514tn

Nigeria’s eNaira Attracting Global Attention, Says IMF

#EndSARS: It’s Time for Healing, Say UN, US, as CDS Cautions…

NNPC Gets $1bn Boost from Afreximbank, Sees Oil at $100pb

Upstream Commission Rolls out Strategies to Achieve 40bn Barrels Oil Reserve,…

Ikoyi Building: Structural Engineers Blame Collapse on Alteration of Original Design

NASU Threatens to Resume Nationwide Strike over Disparity in Sharing of…

Military’s Defensive Strategy Dragging War against Insurgents, Says House

2023: PDP Will Adopt Consensus Presidential Candidate, Says Ortom

Ibom Air, Airbus Seal Deal for Purchase of 10 Aircraft

N’Assembly Intervenes in Nigeria, UAE Diplomatic Row

FG Warns against Further Picketing at Ministry of Trade and Investment

Osinbajo: FG Ready to Boost Productivity to Grow Economy

Six Persons Jailed 141 Years for Drug Trafficking in Edo, Ogun

Ekiti Community Urges Govt to Be Decisive in Fight against Kidnappers,…

Unravel Motive Behind Invasion of Odili’s Residence, Wike Tells IG

Fayemi: Nigeria’s Unity Guaranteed with Zik’s Spirit among Nigerians

UNODC Raises Alarm over Increase Heroin Availability in Nigeria

Akeredolu Appoints 14 Commissioners, Seven Special Advisers

Ijaw Youths Threaten National Assembly over Bill to Include Bauchi,…

Emefiele: We are Positioning Nigeria to be Self-sufficient

Video: Defence Chief Speaks, Says EndSARS Panel Report Released Through Wrong…

Days of Insurgency, Banditry are Numbered, Says Air Force Chief

Senate Wades into Diplomatic Row Between Nigeria, UAE

ENDSARS: US Asks FG, Lagos to Take Action on Judicial Panel…

Niger Delta Ethnic Nationalities Demand Inauguration of NDDC Board

Slain Vanguard Reporter’s Family Faults Police Claims

NUJ Urges N’Assembly to Enact Law on Insurance Coverage for Journalists

Four Persons Die in Uyo from Alleged Abuse of Road Signs


New bill seeks backing for Nigerian territorial sea

Govt officials owing us N1.5bn, threatening revenue collectors Benue water

IYC to scrutinise oil companies CSR programmes

Gunshots as police arrest poly student recording raid on Osun criminal hideout

We appealed case of Nigerian girl wrongly jailed in Ivory Coast FG

Amotekun arrests two for hacking farmer to death in Ogun

Majority group kicks as Lalong-backed faction sits in Govt House

Lagos #EndSARS report: FG lists loopholes, UN, US, others demand sanctions

Ending slippery, wasteful national budgets

300 monarchs backing Tinubu for 2023 presidency Campaign coordinator

Accept Anambra election verdict, join Soludo, MASSOB tells Uba, others

Bandits have killed over 100 security men in Benue, says Ortom

Gandujes ex-deputy dumps gov, joins Shekaraus camp

Lying against my govt cant make you gov, Okowa tells Omo-Agege

More action needed to solve Nigerias employment crisis Minister

We no longer depend on allocation to run govt – Kaduna

Reps demand compensation for Virgin Atlantic passengers denied refreshment

Reps probe alleged fraud of W-Bank funds for assets insurance

FG blames theft, insecurity, others as oil production plunges

eNaira may reduce deposits in commercial banks, IMF warns CBN

Crypto firms practise high-level illegality, alleges Emefiele

Delta Airlines records surge in bookings as US opens up

Reps extend NDDCs 2020 budget by nine months

NSITF restates commitment to workers compensation

Fuel queues hit Abuja, Nasarawa, Niger over NUPENGs strike threat

FG plans $100bn Nigerian-Brazil initiative on economy, food security

Firm plans to reduce road transportation hassles with tech

Experts call for coherent monetary policy framework

Secessionist groups should learn from South Sudan war Fayemi

Gas explosion: 24-year-old didnt deserve gruesome death Eyewitnesses

Nigerian professors dont earn more than N416,000 UNILAG ASUU Chairman

[BREAKING] Nigeria vs Cape Verde: Super Eagles reach knockout round after 1-1 draw

Imo community laments herdsmen invasion, destruction of farmlands

How Nigeria recovered loot from UK, Switzerland, US FG

Were winning insurgency, banditry wars, Air Force chief ssures Senate

Inflation hindering justice administration, says NJC


2023: PDP ll explore consensus for presidential candidate, others Ortom

Forex: Innoson to export vehicles to more African countries

NRC workers to paralyse rail services nationwide

MAN partners RMRDC on local material sourcing

Nigeria to exploit $10.5bn potential in shipping industry

APM Terminals to cut plastic waste by over 400,000 bottles

Digital economy: Stakeholders harp on need to harmonise ICT sub-sector

Atagas murder: How I recorded conversation with Chidinma -Witness

Drug trafficking: Lady, 5 others bag 141 years jail term in Edo, Ogun

Gunmen bomb Imo magistrates court

EndSARS: Afenifere, CNPP, PDP, Bode George, Falana, Moghalu, Ugwummadu, Nwanguma demand action

Restructuring better than secession, Fayemi tells Kanu, Igboho, others

NASU threatens to resume strike over earned allowances


NCDMB indicts IOCs on in-country investment violation

FG rallies upstream operators on new investments to meet production targets

AfCFTA secretariat charges African governments on value addition, trade deficit

#EndSARS Panel Report: UN, U.S., Falana demand accountability

Buhari flays killing of 15 persons by bandits in Sokoto

Tragedy as Lagos gas explosion kills five

Diaspora investment key to Nigeria’s economic recovery post-COVID-19, says Osinbajo

Fighting unemployment key to ending insecurity, says Okowa

FG begins move to prosecute motorists damaging roads, bridges

HURIWA asks Buhari to sack, arrest Mohammed over comment on #EndSARS massacre

Court rules on suit seeking Soludo’s disqualification Nov 30

House of Reps seeks speedy implementation of agreements as ASUU, others threaten strikes

APC convention threatened as Buni, Marafa row deepens

Herdsmen allegedly kill two butchers in Ondo

Lady, 5 others bag 141 years jail terms for drug trafficking in Edo, Ogun

Ataga:Prosecution calls second witness against Chidinma

Police arrest suspected kidnapper of RCCG pastor

Five die, others injured in Lagos gas explosion


Reps call for construction of Ibadan’Osogbo’Ilorin segment of Lagos’Kano standard gauge railway line

Families petition IGP over illegal detention of widower, sister-in-law in Abuja

Akeredolu nominates 14 commissioners, seven Special Advisers

NDLEA seizes 2.3 million kg of illicit drugs in 10 months ‘ Marwa

Lagos EndSARS Report: PDP demands prosecution of Killers, Collaborators

FG warns labour unions over unlawful picketing

#ENDSARS: Only white paper report can confirm alleged Lekki killing ‘ CDS

Nigeria: Kidnapping, banditry beyond government’s capacity ‘ Prof Falola

Failure of SIM-NIN linkage to nail kidnappers

IMF asks CBN to watch eNaira risks

$6b Bolt shuns American market, focuses on Nigeria, Africa

Why I directed NCC to issue research grants on emerging technologies ‘ Pantami

FG directs NCC to issue research grants on artificial intelligence

Investors pump $4.4m into DrugStoc for cheap access to quality Pharmaceuticals

COVID-19 vaccines safe, effective for most cancer patients, study confirms

Post #EndSARs: Nigerians should continue to trust military ‘ Chief of Defence Staff

NULGE demands release of 12 kidnapped members including 9 nursing mothers

Woman, 37, docked for alleged N1.5m theft

Network shutdown: Kaduna POS operators vacate business premises

Kidnapped butchers killed, one abducted in Ondo


Shehu Sani seeks Quarter Of Defence, Security Budgets For Education

Economic Activities In Northeast Down By 50% ‘ World Bank

Federal Govt Harmonises Humanitarian Agencies’ Efforts In Conflict Zones

Court Rules On NBC’s Application Against Firm December 1

Herdsmen Machete 2 To Death In Ondo Forest

Missing OAU Student Found Dead, 6 Suspects Arrested

13 Days To December 1 Deadline: MDAs Foot-drag Over Compulsory COVID-19 Vaccination For Workers

Only Genuine Negotiation Can Save Nigeria ‘ Fayemi

Federal Govt Unveils Sectors To Achieve Development Plan

5 Killed In Lagos Gas Explosion

ACF To Igbo: Intimidation Won’t Get You Presidency

Kaduna Govt To Fund 2022 Budget From IGR

Super Eagles Wobble Into 2022 World Cup Play-off

Stock Market Rebounds By N112bn

COVID-19: CBN Disburses N3trn To Support Businesses

Price Increase: Plan To Provide 4m Meters Remains Intact ‘ Federal Govt

New N656bn States’ Bailout To Consolidate Recovery ‘ Ahmed

Group Charges Govt On Insecurity, Inflation

FG Unveils Portal For Sale Of 5,000 Housing Units

NAFDAC Assures Support For SMEs In Insurgency Ravaged States

IMF, CBN To Aid Other Countries Deploy CBDC

Non-implementation Of Naira Invoice For Port Charges Worsens Fuel Scarcity


Bandits abduct four persons in Tegina, four months after Islamiyya School abductions

PDP national secretary condemns move by national assembly to amend NDDC acts

Buhari returns to Abuja after 16 days of trips to three countries

Police declare NYSC corps member missing in Ebonyi

Falola decries Nigeria’s state of threatening collapse

Oyo APC crisis: We must place party above personal ambition, chieftain tells stakeholders

God will visit Nigeria during Foursquare convention ‘Committee Chairman

Direct primaries good but has so many shortcomings ‘Niyi Akintola

Injustice, neglect responsible for agitations ‘Soji Akanbi

Opposition should encourage constructive criticisms in Ebonyi

Any opposition to direct primaries a gang up against Nigerians ‘Professor Albert

Kaduna to fund budget with IGR soon, says commissioner

Ibom Air signs agreement with Airbus to acquire 10 new aircraft


Speculators encroaching, stealing Kwara Poly lands -Rector

Collapsed building: Ikoyi lands designed for 2-storey structures, says Bode George

Scene of the 21-storey building that collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos

Proposed 3.3% revenue increase for LGs inadequate, says ALGON

Buhari: Jonathan has continued to expand the boundaries of leadership

Osinbajo: How we are revitalising mining sector to deepen economic growth

Nigeria must look beyond oil, Ogoni group tells FG

Drama as Kano LG Chairman leads demolition of site meant for Federal Lawmaker’s project

Corpses of kidnapped butchers recovered in Ondo

UNILORIN Expels Student who Beat up Female Lecturer

ENDSARS: Panel asks FG to apologise, dismiss soldiers who shot protesters at Lekki Toll Gate

6 killed, 19 injured in Bauchi auto crash

#ENDSARS: List of casualties of Lekki Toll Gate shooting

Protest at Lekki toll gate turned deadly amidst allegations that soldiers shot at civilians

We’ll boost productivity, value addition in agric, other sectors to grow economy, create more jobs – Osinbajo

COVID-19 vaccination certificate black market now in Nigeria – FG

Third force can’t sack APC, PDP in 2023 – Rafsanjani

Ekiti, Osun guber: APC pegs nomination, interest forms at N22.5m

China urges APC, PDP to borrow leaf from CPC


Council of Legal Education , NBA reject Senate proposal for six additional law schools

Dont assent Electoral Amendment Bill, SDP tells Buhari

Buhari condemns Sokoto killings, says bandits living in fools paradise

Fashola writes Attorney-General, seeks drivers prosecution for damaging flyover bridge

Electoral Act: Ortom urges Buhari to reject direct primaries for parties

Jega challenges northern elite on good, selfless leadership


Ijaw youths threaten to storm National Assembly

Obiano appoints Igwegbe as HoS November 17, 2021

Warri residents lament hike in electricity bills

Reps to capture rehabilitation of road linking Edo, Delta in budget

Kalu’s 2023 presidential campaign posters flood Abia

Court fixes judgment for Nov 30 in suit seeking Soludo’s disqualification

How data-driven agric is changing farmers’ fortune

Five die, 10 injured in Mushin gas explosion

Afreximbank’ $27m facility for firm’s expansion

Odili: Arrested suspects still in our custody, says IGP

CDS Irabor faults Lagos panel report, defends Army

PAP targets 3,000 Niger Delta youths for NIRSAL loans

IMF: e-Naira will cut cost of Diaspora remittances

Governors insist on litigation to end Paris Club refund row

UN, U.S., SANs to govt: act on Lagos #EndSARS report

PDP governors indifferent over direct primary

Rumbles over direct primary in APC


Pension funds embrace stocks as bond yields decline

Oyo State to partner Shippers’ Council on Ibadan Dry Port

We invest more in Nigeria because it has the most potential ‘ AfricaWorks CEO

APM Terminals Apapa cuts plastic waste by over 400,000 bottles yearly

Ibom Air to spend N138bn on 10 new A220 planes

EXPLAINER: Five ways to spot investment scams and not fall victim

Nigeria’s Finance Minister says Govt plans are sustainable, relevant in future


Soludo Must Ensure He Implements The Programmes In His Manifesto ‘ Uchendu

Most Nigerian Politicians Lack Understanding Of What Restructuring Represents ‘ Onwumechili

Tackling The Menace Of Nigeria’s Food Insecurity

Why Nigeria Want To Replicate China’s Special Economic Zones With Increased Funding ‘ NEPZA

BREAKING: Nigeria Qualifies For 2022 FIFA World Cup Play-Off

World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria 1, Cape Verde 1

FCT LG Elections: CP Advices Candidates, Party Leaders Against Use Of Violence

UK PM Warns West Must Choose Between Russian Gas, Supporting Ukraine


Driver chops off, swallows taskforce man’s finger in Ebonyi

UNILORIN expels student for assaulting lecturer

Suspected herders kill two butchers, kidnap one in Ondo

JUST IN: Tragedy as five die, scores injured in Lagos gas explosion

JUST IN: Three butchers kidnapped in Ondo

Buhari: Bandits believing they can’t be crushed living in fool’s paradise

JUST IN: Twin bomb blasts rock Uganda capital city

FG to clamp down on COVID-19 vaccination certificate racketeers, prosecute them

Buhari charges Judges on honesty, integrity

Budget 2022: Why MDAs kick against envelope system

Retirement: FG cuts pension liability by N89.85bn

Bandits ready to lay down arms for education ‘Gumi

IT project clearance saves Nigeria over N30bn

GenCos battle inflation as NBET’s debt hits N1.66trn

Subsidy: Still awaiting FG’s promised removal

Consumers kick as FG raises metre prices

FG advised to intensify growth outside oil sector

Expo to appraise AfCFTA, gains, air transport in Africa

Nigeria has no control over LPG market

No respite for galloping JET A1 impact

Ganduje’s former deputy, Hafiz Abubakar, dumps gov for Shekarau

Ebonyi PDP has even failed in opposition politics ‘Nwaze

Nigeria’s electoral system is overloaded ‘Olurode


Revealed! What US told Lagos govt over #EndSARS report

NULGE demands release of 12 kidnapped members

24-year male corps member missing in Ebonyi

Gunshots as police, students clash in Osun

Aregbesola abuses NSCDC, Oyetola’s aide reveals

E-Naira lures close to half a million people weeks after launch

Our recovery from Covid-19 pandemic has been sustainably good, encouraging ‘ Minister

Kwara: FRSC records 72 accidents,96 deaths in two months

Uniben grants 500 overstayed students ‘amnesty

Civil service union shuts Centre over youth minister’s interference

States IGR rises by 38.5% in first half of 2021

Equity market rebounds, gains N112bn

Ibom Air pens deal to acquire 10 new A220 aircraft

FG inaugurates competency certificate examination boards for lifting equipment

200 workers face job threat over ‘property tussle’ in Kano

CSOs, Africa, Asia Trade Unions brainstorm on labour migration governance Dec

Lalong appoints ex-Plateau APC scribe Sati special adviser

Insurgency: Buni commissions, market stalls, school, others in Yobe

Breaking: Many feared dead as explosion rocks Ladipo in Lagos

Buckle-up, save North from drifting, varsity don urges NRO

Ganduje condoles with Dangote over brother’s death

Road construction: Gombe to spend N381m on compensation

Herdsmen: Benue LGs, groups urge security at entry points

Ohaneze advocates regional autonomy

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