Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, November 19, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Pfizer says to sell 10 mn Covid-19 treatments to US for $5.3 bn

Biden seeks to put friendship back into ‘Three Amigos’ summit

Low transparency may hamper debt restructuring, World Bank warns

Why corruption is killing Nigeria

#EndSARS report: Why we’re yet to act, Buhari tells Blinken

NRC workers protests in Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja

Imo council bosses get Dec 15 deadline to rehabilitate health centres

Buhari signs climate change, AMCON amendment bills into law

Modern agric will ensure food security, says NDDC

Panic in Imo as state records 38 COVID-19 cases in one day

Insecurity, lower oil production slow economic growth in Q3

155 days after, detained ‘IPOB’s spy girl’, Gloria Okorie arraigned in court

LUTH inaugurates centre for children requiring surgical operations

Nine die in separate Sokoto attacks

Flooding: Lagos urges quick completion of Lagos- Abeokuta Expressway drainage culvert

Lagos needs $15b for infrastructure, says Sanwo-Olu

FG enrolls 924,590 out-of-school children

FG needs N1.9tr to end open defecation by 2025

Lukman seeks N15m for kidney transplant

Court convicts Poly student for trafficking hard drug

1.5 million targeted as FCTA flags off vaccination against COVID-19

Foundation cautions against gas flaring, pollution in Gelegele

Lukman seeks N15m for kidney transplant

Court convicts Poly student for trafficking hard drug

Prophet defies 22-year-old pregnant lady in Ondo

Police probe gruesome murder of mother, two-year-old child in Delta


Selling Covid-19 vaccination card is criminal Gombe deputy gov

Nine killed in separate bandit attacks on Sokoto communities

Strike: FG, ASUU agree on four contending issues

Ex-Boko Haram fighters protest in transit camp

FGs 2022 budget laced with fake items to defraud Nigerians Melaye

Aregbesolas men blame Oyetola after shooting at Osun APC secretariat

Redesignate Nigeria as religious violator, HURIWA urges US

Your urine can say a lot about your state of wellness

Manufacturers owe banks N3.71tn, borrow N520bn in eight months

FG plans 70% MSME contribution to GDP by 2025

Lagos govt decries conversion of residential buildings for commercial uses

Senate probes land grabbing allegations against Lagos prominent families

Ogun Assembly orders Nollywood actors arrest for parading self as monarch

UNICEF, North-East build 4,752 toilets, rehabilitate 2,976 others

Lassa fever kills 79 in 2021 outbreak hits Edo, others

Majority of 600,000 Nigerians in Turkey illegal immigrants Group

IGR report: States still lagging behind

FG public works beneficiaries protest non-payment of stipends in Benue

PDP govs demand justice for slain Kogi woman leader

Experts blame high unemployment, inflation as GDP falls to 4.03%

NCDMB seeks more research in alternative energy

7, 315 Nigerians subscribe to 5,000 national housing units Fashola

Fuel marketers predict N170/litre, claim supply drop, NNPC disagrees

AMCON empowered to sell debtor-firms, VIPs assets as Buhari signs bill

Capital expenditure takes 57% as Mohammed presents N193bn budget in Bauchi

Protesting railway workers ground stations, demand 350% salary increase

Octogenarian lawyer seeks missing US-based son after 35 years

Prophet rapes eight-month pregnant lady during private deliverance session

Kwara teenager hacks age-mate with machete over accusation

Enugu woman bites off neighbours ear during fight over nylon

Court remands guard for raping 17-year-old girl to a coma

COVID-19: Court orders Lagos to deposit lecturers passport with registrar

Lawyer injures nephew with hot knife for stealing N500

Direct primaries: Gbajabiamila lobbies Buhari as President receives electoral bill

#EndSARS: FG awaits state panels, more controversies on Lagos report, US preaches fairness


Buhari Signs AMCON (Amendment), Climate Change Bills Into Law

Cervical Cancer Kills over 7,000 Nigerian Women, Affects 12,000 Annually, Says…

House Passes Bill Seeking to Remove CCT from Executive Control

Insurgency: Lawmakers Want Training Centre Relocated from Kaduna to…

Abia LG Elections Tribunal Chairman Alleges Threat to Life

ICPC Produces Third Nigerian Female Handwriting Expert

P3 Inventor Sends SOS to Makinde over Threat to Life

FCCPC: Consumers Decry Outrageous Electricity Billing

ASUU Calls off Impending Strike after Gbajabiamila’s Intervention

Bailout: 36 States to Share N656bn

Buhari Meets Blinken, Says FG Awaits EndSARS Probe Panel Reports from…

Profit-taking Persist as Market Cap Decline by N34bn

FCCPC: Purchasing Transformers, Poles, Others not Responsibility of Electricity Consumers

Reps Mulls Single Security Administration for Airports


Evil father: How my husband killed our son to make money Wife

PDP tackles Umahi over alleged plans sell of Ebonyi assets

2023 Elections: Gbajabiamila meets Buhari, urges support for direct primaries, sign electoral bill

Attack on Goje: Police yet to commence investigation 11 days after petition

Well begin commercialising weather forecast services Matazu, NiMET DG

South African Airways resumes Joburg-Lagos route December 12

Dana Air commences Asaba flights

Nigeria records 4.03% GDP growth in Q3 NBS

Nigeria leads Africa with $18bn as global remittances hit 7.3%

NDP, NA to lift 35m Nigerians out of poverty, generate 21m jobs, says FG

Lands restoration: NULGE, Enugu community hail governors commitment to justice

Katsina: Bandits find alternative to GSM network blockage

1,500 suspected terrorists prosecuted, 400 convicted in 5 years -FG

Terrorist groups ambush, kill 337 soldiers, 29 police officers in 2 years

Buhari orders MDAs to study NIPSS report on policy design, implementation


NDDC contractors cry out to Buhari over outstanding debts

NASS ‘ll transmit passed Electoral Act Amendment Bill to Buhari for Assent this week ‘ Senate

There are errors in leaked Lagos #EndSARS report’Panel member

Nigeria must be redesignated on religious violators’ list ‘ US agency

Buhari believes in direct primaries ‘ Gbajabiamila

Why Oyingbo Market was closed ‘ Iyaloja General

Thugs attack Osun APC members’ factional meeting

FG seeks more foreign support to tackle illegal migration

Endsars: We’re waiting for states, Buhari tells Blinken

Reps’ bill set to move, place CCT under judicial supervision

Upstream Petroleum regulator routes for industrial harmony

World Bank projects $17.6bn Diaspora remittance to Nigeria

SIP: 9 million Nigerian pupils benefit from school feeding programme ‘ FG

FG plans 100% growth in crude oil output

ENDSARS protest: Resign or be sacked, Reps minority caucus tell Lai Mohammed

No longer army of anything goes ‘ Femi Adesina

National Housing Programme: 7, 315 applications received within 6 days ‘ Fashola

Two secondary school students remanded for alleged gang rape

Buhari approves N656 bn fresh budget support facility for states

Buhari believes in direct primaries ‘Gbajabiamila

Tribunal Chairman Abandons Judgment in Abia LG Election Petition

BREAKING: US Secretary of State, Blinken, meets Buhari in Aso Rock

Bill to move CCT from executive arm to judiciary arm passes second reading

Uber disrupts logistics market with UberConnect

Super Eagles Coach, Rohr to know fate next week ‘ Sports Minister

ENDSARS report: FG must eschew defensive attitude to findings ‘ Babatunde, SAN

EndSARS: High time Nigerians drew a line in the sand

Farmers in Enugu say anti-open grazing law has no impact

Prophet allegedly rapes 8-month pregnant woman during revival in Ondo

US, Nigeria sign $2.17bn devt objective assistance agreement

Court remands security guard for allegedly raping 17-year-old girl to coma

Driver docked for allegedly damaging N15m trailer

Painter bags 2 months in correctional facility for intimidation, theft

Land grabbers defy court judgment, chase out tenants, takeover Bizman’s property in Abuja


Nigeria Loses N30m Daily As Rail Workers Down Tools

States To Repay New N656bn Bailout Loan In 30 Years

After 3 Positive Growths, Nigeria’s GDP Slows To 4.03%

President Buhari To USA: We’ll Act After #EndSARS Reports From States

No Going Back On Direct Primaries ‘ Gbajabiamila

Why Federal Govt Should Declare Bandits As Terrorists ‘ Cleric


Murder of OAU Masters student: Hilton hotel shut

Reps pass bill seeking to remove First Degree, HND dichotomy through third reading

Abuja teachers send pupils home, begin strike

Payment of N30bn universities revitalisation fund to ASUU members begins next week ‘ Ministers

Senate committee on appropriation urges INEC to replace BVAS machines used in Anambra poll

Makinde donates N2.5m each to families of 13 deceased Amotekun personnel

Residents flee as armed thugs attack Aregbesola’s supporters in Osun

PDP honours women leader Salome Abuh who was burnt alive during 2019 election

Niger Delta ministry seeks foreign direct investment from US

15 million farmers to be empowered on farm mechanisation


NYSC decries increased rejection, under-utilisation of youth corps members

‘We’re documenting human history through textile arts’

Police holding my son despite court order, says widow

Doctor held over sexual harassment of minor

Driver arrested with military items headed for Anambra

Death toll of Sokoto attack now 43

Buhari: Nigeria must match policy design with programme implementation to progress

Knocks for Rohr’s wobbling Super Eagles

Omo-Agege’s aide: I’m victim of lawmaker’s impunity

Planned strike: Fed Govt, ASUU reach truce

House okays Bill to end first degree, HND dichotomy

924,590 out-of-school kids enrolled in 17 states, says Fed Govt

Fed Govt hails U.S for removing Nigeria from religious freedom blacklist

Controversy over Fed Govt’s Ondo housing initiative

It is Kwara North’s turn to produce governor, insist leaders

2023: Zoning crisis hits Cross River PDP

Treat report with accountability, U.S. urges

We will transmit Electoral Bill to Buhari this week, says National Assembly

No room for tenure elongation, says President

Buhari backs lawmakers’ position on direct primary

Court stops minister, AG-F from deducting $419m Paris Club refund

Kanu being ill-treated in DSS custody, lawyers allege

UN, U.S. condemn killings of peaceful protesters in Sudan

70% of Nigerians living in Turkey are irregular immigrants, says diaspora group

Ogun Assembly seeks arrest of purported king-elect

APC: Akeredolu’s son’s appointment in order

Why Oyingbo market was shut down, by Tinubu-Ojo

‘Don’t pick APC candidate outside Ekiti South’

Makinde donates N32.5m to 13 families of slain Amotekun Corps members

Stop inappropriate use of antimicrobials, agric minister tasks Nigerians

15 million farmers to be empowered on farm mechanization

UPDATED: Pandemonium as petrol tanker explodes in Ibadan

CBN: Why eNaira, other interventions are important

IG faults circular on female police officers living with civilian spouses in barracks

Row over shooting of UNIBEN student

Comedian Cute Abiola is in our custody, says Navy

Railway workers begin 3-day warning strike in Lagos


Electoral Bill: Gbajabiamila meets Buhari, insists NASS stands by direct primaries

US, Nigeria sign $2.17bn devt objective assistance agreement

Buhari signs climate change, AMCON amendment bills into law

Strike: FG promises to address ASUUs basic demands within 7 days

Buhari breaks silence on #EndSARS panels reports

44th Miss Nigeria unveils top 37, announces popular voting process

WTD: UNICEF calls for prompt action to end open defecation in Nigeria

Police, military not rivals Lagos CP


FG protests death of Nigerian wrongfully jailed in Ivory Coast

HIV killed 13, 000 Nigerian children in 2020 — NACA

Insurgents killed 337 soldiers in Nigeria within 2yrs – Report

Police get nine APCs to protect Mallam-Fatori

Nigeria’s GDP grows by 4.03% in Q3 — NBS

FG owes over N90bn pensions of closed agencies

Nigeria joins $7tr global ‘Halal’ market – SON

NPA remits N90bn into federation coffers

NPA remits N90bn into federation coffers

‘Lagos requires $15bn for infrastructure over the next 5yrs’

NDE trains 540 Plateau residents on business tips

‘Price hike in markets needs regulation’

NiMet to begin 72hr marine weather forecast

Good people, great nation, no moral compass

Train passengers stranded, NRC loses millions as unions strike

PANDEF warns IPOB against ‘territorial conquest’ move

Bayelsa community imposes N5000 levy on non-indigenes

Residents rejoice as govt commences road reconstruction

Kidnappers terrorise Kwara farming community

Lawmaker donates transformer to community

Foundation sensitises women, students on cervical cancer

Imo villagers condemn incessant attacks on community

Enugu restores lands to NULGE, Emene community

Strike: Teachers lock out pupils in FCT schools

Stop recording accident scenes, lend help to victims – FRSC

Network shutdown: Kaduna says advantages outweigh disadvantages

Again, Kwankwaso, Wali feud forces PDP to postpone N/West zonal congress

Gunmen attack Aregbesola’s campaign office


Lekki Massacre: Nigeria’s government by propaganda is a mosquito, not an eagle

POS usage rises 91% in three years as Nigerians embrace agent banking

Dilemma of Nigerian travellers as roads, rails become riskier

2022 Budget: Reps direct inclusion of Correctional Centres’ upgrade

Reps move to remove Code of Conduct Tribunal from executive control

60,000 women, youth to benefit as Sterling Bank partners Coca Cola, Whitefield Foundation

Microsoft to deepen support for financial service providers in Nigeria

Nigeria’s stock market dips further

Nigeria’s SEC sees Commodities Exchanges creating jobs, facilitating development


Buhari, Blinken Discuss #ENDSARS Panel Report

Brazil To Give All Adults COVID-19 Booster Shots

World Toilet Day: 46 Million Nigerians Still Defecate In Open ‘ UNICEF

Makinde Donates N32.5m To 13 Families Of Slain Amotekun Corps Members

NFF: Rohr’s Job Shaky As Minister Orders In-Depth Performance Review From 2016 To Date

Hackers Invade NAUTH, Nnewi CMD’s Facebook, Instagram

Why States Without Relationship With N’Delta Cannot Be Included In NDDC’ Okaba

Nigerians Will Appreciate Buhari After Leaving Office ‘ Lawani

How Youths Entrepreneurs Own 67% Of Enterprises, Women Account For 43% In Nigeria ‘ Report

Bandits Attack: Fear Grips Minna Residents

FRSC Cautions Against Cell Phone Snapping, Recording Of Accident Scenes


Children’s Custody: Wife drags Amb. Tafida’s son to Sharia Appeal Court

Police rescue kidnapped nursing mothers, 2 year old baby in Adamawa

NEMA receives 95 stranded Nigerians from Libya

5 African Presidents, others meet to discuss Africa’s post-COVID economy at AEC ‘ Organisers

Presidential Amnesty Programme targets 3,000 Niger Delta youths for NIRSAL loans

2021 budget: Reps want financial intervention, upward review for Judiciary

Health: Reps okay Bill for free healthcare service

Reps probe sale of abandoned Earth Satellite Station in Oyo


Buhari signs Climate Change, AMCON (Amendment) bills into law

#EndSARS: Lagos counsel picks holes in judicial panel’s report

Nigeria’s GDP grows by 4.03% in Q3’21

Passengers stranded as railway workers begin strike

#EndSARS reports: We’re waiting for states to take action, Buhari tells Blinken

Strike: Gbajabiamila brokers truce between FG, ASUU

Humanitarian crisis: US’ support for N’East hits $1.45bn ‘Consulate

Reps decry rising suicide rate

SIP: 9m pupils benefit from home-grown feeding policy ‘FG

Report casts doubts on Nigerians’ interest in eNaira

Excise duty: Carbonated drink producers may lose N1.9trn ‘MAN

Nigeria to earn N539.28bn from oil palm ‘Report

PRAWA to FG: Declare state of emergency in Justice system


Harrowing experiences as passengers bemoan railway workers’ strike

Mushin gas explosion: Reps urge NEMA to provide relief for victims

Buhari directs MDAs to study NIPSS report on policy design

OMNIA trains peacemakers to avert clashes in North- east

2 months after threat letter, bandits enter Minna, kidnap 2 near Airforce base

Rivers Police burst fake drink producers syndicate, arrests 2

Taking sides is not in our character ‘ Vision Media Services

ALGON crisis: Alabi-led NEC meeting unconstitutional, illegal, IMC warns

Railway workers embark on 3-day warning strike, protest in Ibadan

Ogun Police seek residents’ support to end kidnapping, cultism

PDP slams Umahi over ‘sale of state-owned asset

Governor’s withdrawal of councillors, SAs sharing slots commendable ‘ PDP chieftain

PDP constitutes screening appeal panel for Ekiti guber election

Ortom sympathises with Tambawal over massacre of 43

Buhari supporters form new platform, elects new officers

Niger Delta: New contractor exco to ensure payment for executed contracts


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