Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, November 18, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Two men found guilty of Malcolm X murder to be exonerated

Death toll from Burkina Faso attack rises to 53

Senegal opposition leader released after latest arrest

At least 10 civilians killed in western Niger

Five ways human traffickers find their victims

Stop adopting European style against African teams, Shorunmu cautions Eagles

2023 Presidential poll: Buhari, North morally bound to support Tinubu’s presidential bid, APC group

Uncertainties as tenure of NERC commissioners ends

APC crisis festers as police cordon off secretariat again

Eleven killed, others missing as Cameroonians attack Taraba

FEC approves N27.4b contracts for Works, Housing, FCT ministries

World Bank blames terrorism, others for economic decline

Delta approves N600m for SDG schemes

We are taking note of reactions to #EndSARS panel report, says Lagos

‘COVID-19 pushes 30 million Africans into extreme poverty, retards progress’

World Bank advocates policy action to curb COVID-19 effect on households

Makinde, George task new PDP excos to save Nigeria from perdition

Oil workers pledge smooth supply of petroleum products

I will not create problems for my successor, says Wike

Delta approves N600m for SDG schemes

Why Taraba is selected for pilot meningitis, others’ immunisation

NYSC raises concern over corps members’ security in Enugu


FG to pay consultants for N27bn Rivers road construction N895m

Senate knocks SEC for spending earnings on salaries, emoluments

Stock market loses N49bn as 24 firms decline

PDP postpones North-West Zonal congress

Inflation may push 91 million Nigerians below poverty line WBank

Passengers lament as railway workers begin strike, ground services

VAT declines as FG, states, LGs share N672bn

Swiss-based investors already upgrading Obudu Ranch to world-class Ayade

Nigerias remittance inflow rebounds, hits $17.6bn, says WBank

Senate passes Real Estate Regulatory Council bill

Protest as Lagos police detain Iddo market leaders for resisting seizure of rice

Four construction workers die as two buildings collapse in Lagos

Abuja octogenarian tackles police for detaining son, sister-in-law over wifes death

Couple panic over disappearance of three-month-old baby

Retired teachers shut A Ibom road over pension, gratuity arrears

OAU postgraduate student: Family demands probe as police arrest Osun hotelier

Two die as Okada riders protest killing of colleague in Ondo

Wedding guest vomits blood, dies in toilet, Delta hotel alleges deceased had TB

Police declare Ebonyi corps member missing, seek information

Senate to probe Lagos gas explosion, seeks victims support

Apple to let iPhone users repair their own devices

FG raises power tariff December, begins free meters purchase

Eight killed, vehicles burnt as speeding tanker, truck collide in Ogun

Reps pass bill to make free healthcare for children compulsory


Ports’ Congestion: House Asks Customs to Implement Executive Order on Ease…

NPA Exceeds Revenue Target, Remits over N89.9bn to CRF in Six…

Orjiako Steps Down as Seplat Chairman, to Exit May 2022 after…

Police, DSS Beef Up Security at APC Secretariat over Planned Protest…

FEC Okays N27.4bn Contracts for FCT, Works/Housing Ministries

17 Days after Ikoyi Building Collapse, Senate Passes Bill to Regulate…

Bwacha: Nigeria’s Sovereignty Under Threat from Cameroun

Shinkafi: Yari, Marafa Trying to Sabotage APC’s Chances in 2023

October Revenue Drops as FG, States, LGs Share N671.910bn

PDP: Akeredolu Appointing His Son DG, Design to Empty Ondo’s Treasury

Police Rescue Mother, Child from Kidnappers in Adamawa

Again, Gunmen Raid Niger Villages, Kill One Person, Kidnap 63 Others

Nigerians Warn against Padding of #EndSARS Panel Report

APC Forum Urges Buhari to Sign Electoral Bill, Backs Direct…

Justice Odili: Lawmakers Warn against Repeat of Attacks on Supreme Court…

145 Deaths, 364 Crashes Recorded in Ondo, Says FRSC

2023: Gov Aspirants from Northern Kwara Seek Royal Father’s Support

Zulum Gives N20m to Family of Slain Gen …

Detention of Alleged Youth Murderer Heightens Tension in Edo

Kebbi First Lady Seeks Traditional Rulers’ Support to Tackle Cervical Cancer

Alleged Oil Spill: Court Strikes out N61bn Suit against Mobil

NDLEA Recommends Tests for Public Office Holders, Intending Couples

2023: Middle Belt Clerics Insist on United Nigeria, Restates Call for Zone to Produce Next President

FCT Demolitions to Correct Infractions of Master Plan, Says…

Using N100m Social Media Challenge, Davido Tests His Celebrity Power

Okaba: Restiveness Over Buhari’s Refusal to Inaugurate NDDC Board is Becoming…

Utazi: How Vested Interest Almost Frustrated the NFIU

Akume Has Capacity to Take APC to Next Level, Says NPG

Again, Another Building Collapses in Lagos, Kill Four

EndSARS Judicial Panel Report: Pyrates Confraternity Demands FG’s Apology

Value of PoS’ Transactions Hits N3.01tn in Six Months

October Revenue Drops as FG, States, LGs Share N671.910bn

Senate Passes Bill to Regulate Real Estate Business

Innovectives Gets CBNs License for Payment Solutions Services

NCS to Boost Innovation among Tech Startups with N50m Grant

NIPOST Clamps Down on Illegal Courier Operators in Benin City


Enough of marginalisation, FCT indigenes tell FG

2023: Bishops, Immams endorse Okorocha for President

NSF: Delta approves N456m reward package for victorious athletes

Umahi demands constitutional amendment, laws to address insecurity

Lack of semi-skilled labour affecting businesses, economy NACCIMA

One in every 6 children depressed -UNICEF

SEC under fire over N9bn frivolous spending

Akwa Iboms $3bn Gas Free Trade Zone ready for investors, says Ukpeh

Uneasy calm at APC HQs over protest threat by aggrieved members

Afreximbank, NNPC sign $1.04bn deal for petroleum exploration

15m Nigerians consume illicit drugs Marwa

Imo gun manufacturer, POS robbers arrested

NSITF set to clamp down on defaulting employers

Court fines Malami N31,000 in suit seeking return of looted funds

Stakeholders commend practitioners impact on industry growth

WAEC and NECO Toying with the Lives of University-bound Students


Senate passes bill to establish Real Estate Regulatory Council

NLNG boosts literary apostolate in Nigeria with over $100,000

Delta Assembly Speaker, Oborevwori bags Lawmaker of the year award

2022 budget: NPC raises alarm over omission to fund family planning

NITEL: Reps probe sale, abandonment of earth satellite station in Oyo

Bill seeking free, mandatory healthcare for all Nigerian children passes second reading at House of Reps

PDP tackles Akeredolu over son’s appointment as DG

Osun Guber: PDP to commence sale of forms November 22

Expelling me from APC will cause more crisis, Marafa threatens Buni

FAAC: FG, States, LGCs share N671.9bn for Oct

Relying on foreign sources for defence needs counter-productive

Fighting corruption’ Nigeria must tackle unexplained wealth

Measles Vaccines: 22m infants unvaccinated in 2020 ‘ WHO, CDC

We can no longer afford cost of managing diabetes ‘ Patients

Stanbic IBTC provides N6.7b facility for BAZE University Teaching Hospital

Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation holds free diabetes screening for 10m Nigerians

Police arrest hotelier over OAU Post-graduate student’s death

De-flooding: Lagos shuts Akowonjo-Egbeda road for drainage construction

Man arraigned for alleged theft of N38m containers

SEC used N8bn of N9bn revenue to service staff ‘ SENATE

4 construction workers dead, 5 rescued as building collapses in Lagos

Ataga Murder: Chidinma left a night before victim’s corpse was found ‘ Security man

Customs laments border communities, smugglers relationship

Senate passes Real Estate Regulatory Council bill

How Iya Funmi died in Mushin gas explosion after displacement from former ‘puff puff’ stand

Policemen flee as Okada riders attack station to protest killing of colleague in Ondo

Commotion in Akure as ‘okadaman’ is shot dead while protesting colleague’s killing

BREAKING: Senate probes Lagos gas explosion


86 Killed, 932 Injured In Benue Road Crashes ‘ FRSC

APC Allays Fears Over Police Presence At National Secretariat

Children’s Custody: Wife Sues Ex-Envoy’s Son

15m Nigerians Consume Illicit Drugs ‘ Marwa

100,000 Americans Die Of Drug Overdoses During Pandemic

NANS Begs ASUU Not To Embark On Fresh Strike

Stakeholders Move To Turn Africa’s Population To Asset

Ireland Imposes Curfew On Pubs, Clubs As Cases Rise

PTAD: Making Sense Of ‘I AM ALIVE’ Confirmation Project For Pensioners

Sani Dangote Helped FG To Package Agric Policies ‘ Osinbajo

Inflation May Push 6m Nigerians Into Poverty, World Bank Warns

US Removes Nigeria From Religious Violators’ List

Cash Challenge: 114m Hits Davido’s Account, Surprised By Otedola, Others

Unpaid Arrears: FCT Primary, Sec School Teachers Begin 5-Day Warning Strike


Akwa Ibom CP warns protesting youths against blocking federal highways

Children of dead teachers, pensioners protest over N28.8bn unpaid gratuity in Akwa Ibom

Make provisions for welfare of corps members, NYSC DG tells corps employers

Release our N15bn revitalisation funds to avoid strike, ASUP tells FG

Ayade promises to turn around Obudu Ranch Resort facilities before December 2022

NUPRC to partner PENGASSAN, NUPENG for sector’s smooth operation

NYSC disowns fake circular on 2021 Batch C Stream II orientation course

Eight dead on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway tanker explosion, bus accident

Ibori loot: Court fines Malami N31,000, fixes December 7 for hearing

Days after following each other on Instagram, Peter and Paul end rift with hug

Anambra community declares war on Indian hemp smokers, others

Henkel commits to fostering future science talents with launch of Forscherwelt

Lawmaker trains, empowers 60 physically challenged persons, others in Kwara

Bandits wreak havoc in Niger communities kill one, about 65 abducted

There is no diamond bra belonging to Diezani ‘ EFCC chairman

Davido raises over N121m hours after soliciting funds, posting account details online

BREAKING: Another Lagos building collapses in Badagry

NASU threatens to resume strike over earned allowances

25-year-old lady, five others bag 141 years imprisonment for drug trafficking in Edo, Ogun

It’s cheaper to transport container from China to Lagos than Lagos to Kano’ ‘BUA Group Chairman

Congestion: Storage, demurrage fees now over N1 million, importers lament

COVID-19: Expert warns about impending increase in cases in Nigeria

Sanwo-Olu To Lead Discourse At Lagos Investment Roundtable

Controversy trails FG’s plan to refund N1.6bn airport projects to Bayelsa, Kebbi


Police rescue abducted mother, child in Adamawa

Police nab fake soldier, 5 others for vandalism in Niger

Davido introduces test to detect genuine friends

BREAKING: Three die as policemen, families flee Ondo barrack

Reps to probe alleged import clearing ring in Customs

Police cordon off APC national secretariat over protest rumour

15m Nigerians using illicit drugs, says NDLEA boss Marwa

FEC okays N27.4b for projects in Works, Housing, FCT

Ex-agitators demand payment of monthly stipends

Senate panel kicks as SEC allegedly spends N8b out of N9b IGR on salaries

NAFDAC arraigns businessman for importing fake Tramadol

Scientists validate herbal bitters for diabetes, immune boosting

Southern Cameroonian separatists ‘kill village head, 10 others in Taraba community’

Fed Govt hailed for including community pharmacies in vaccination centres

Shekarau, APC chair in Kano clash over Ganduje

#EndSARS: Leaked report has errors, says panel member

14 Edo legislators-elect drag Assembly before CCB

U.S removes Nigeria from ‘religious freedom violators’ list

Disquiet as petrol sells for N159 per litre at depot


Ortom: Why terrorists may overrun Nigeria

MASSOB warns Ubah, Ozigbo, others against challenging Soludos victory in court

Omokri alleges Buhari ordered killing of EndSARS protesters

Sen. Bwacha raises alarm over alleged invasion of Taraba community

FG feeds 9m pupils, says Minister

NDLEA seizes 2.3m kg of illicit drugs in 10 months Marwa

Osinbajo seeks improved market acceptability of made-in-Nigeria products

Nigeria needs leaders who will unite country Jonathan, Ezeife, Okorocha

ENDSARS: UN, US welcome Lagos probe panels report, urge implementation of recommendations


Don’t treat corps members as cheap labour -NYSC

Confusion over selection of next Akinrun of Ikirun

Senators slam SEC for spending N8bn revenue on staff

Unpaid arrears: Abuja teachers threaten to shut down primary, secondary schools

57 killed in Sokoto in 2 days

Drama as truck conveying alcohol falls near Hisbah office

COP26: Young People Must Have a Seat in All Policy Debates says Saraki

NBM of Africa condoles FG over killings of Army General, others

Nigeria’s justice system stinks – PRAWA

Reps pass bill to make healthcare free to children for 2nd reading

Akeredolu under attack over appointment of own son as ‘juicy’ agency head

Police ‘take over’ APC national secretariat

Threat to expel me from APC a huge joke – Sen Marafa

Police storm APC secretariat as aggrieved members move against Buni


Days after COP26 deal, oil producers angle to pump more

What do the numbers say about the Buhari administration

Nigeria needs to ban single use plastics ‘ Adesida

A good year for literature from Africa

AfDB’s $60m financing for FHFL to assist mortgage loans, create jobs

FMDQ Exchange admits Neveah Limited N10bn Commercial Paper Programme on its platform

MTN Nigeria lists N110bn bond on FMDQ Exchange

Nigeria’s stock market fails to sustain gain, sheds N50bn


PDP Can’t Make Meaningful Progress Without Justice, Equity ‘ Bode George

APC Admits To Sealing Off Blantyre Street Over Protest Fears

Mastercard Foundation Partners EDC To Support 40,000 Youth With Learning Resources

Children’s Custody: Wife Drags Amb. Tafida’s Son To Sharia Appeal Court

Cote d’Ivoire To Host Third Edition Of Intra-African Trade Fair In 2023

5 African Presidents, Others Meet To Discuss Africa’s Post-COVID Economy At AEC ‘ Organisers


Avert fresh strike, honour pact with ASUU ‘Sultan tells Buhari

Deputy Minority Leader alerts Senate on threat to Nigeria’s sovereignty

Nigeria to receive $17.6bn inflows ‘World Bank

Study links morning cup of coffee to heart risk

US removes Nigeria from religious violators’ list

Capital projects: Budget Office confirms release of N2.5trn

Nigeria’s cashew nut processing gets $3.5m support

UNDP partners AfriLabs to advance innovation in Africa

NACCIMA flays shortage of semi-skilled labour in manufacturing

Anambra guber: When the people braved the odds


Zulum gives bereaved General’s family N20m

Police apprehend Oduduwa varsity founder over the student’s death

Technology, innovation key to poverty eradication- Pantami

FCT demolitions to correct infractions of Abuja master plan ‘ Minister

AfCFTA: Tourism, transport stakeholders want better business environment

Reconcile aggrieved Oyo PDP faithful -Makinde tasks new state exco

Anambra: Propaganda, intimidation won’t stop me from seeking redress in court ‘ Uba

2022 World Cup qualifiers: FIFA reviewing South Africa’s appeal for Ghana replay

Super Eagles to know World Cup playoff foes Dec. 18

Osimhen, Awaziem promise better outings in World Cup playoff

International transparency group commends NYSC DG on fight against fake corps members

Need to evolve action plan to end child death from pneumonia

APC mobilises Police, DSS against anti-CECPC protesters

Zamfara crisis: APC won’t descent low with Marafa ‘ Akpanudoedehe

FG partners stakeholders on implementation plan for humanitarian framework devt

Police apprehend founder of Oduduwa university over death of OAU masters student

Breaking: Okorocha secures endorsement of Bishops, Imams as Buhari’s successor

Alleged murder: Families beg IGP to release detained son, daughter

Looted funds: Nigeria to recover $200m stashed abroad ‘ Malami

Full blown fuel scarcity looms as NUPENG threatens strike

Earned allowances: 24 hrs after ASUU’s strike notice, NASU threatens same

Exclusive: Job racketeering sets FCSC, MDAs on edge

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