Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 17 November 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Fury to fight Usyk for undisputed heavyweight crown February 17

70-year-old man remanded for allegedly raping, killing teenager in Enugu

2020 marginal oil fields bid award followed due process, NUPRC insists

2023 Election: Despite challenges, INEC had positive outcomes ‘ Chima

Japa: Stay back to build Nigeria, Prof Azikiwe tells Nigerians

A’Court Judgment: Kano Govt, group sue for peace

Tinubu ‘ll replicate his feat in Lagos, Shettima assures

Lawyer raises alarm over Ondo judiciary’s failure to enforce Supreme Court judgement

Kaduna Gov releases N3.1bn for payment of pension, death benefits

SDP’s Adebayo gives INEC 7-day ultimatum to review Kogi election

Nigeria doesn’t need a national carrier’- Allen Oneyema

Anambra: Police smash fake ESN syndicates sending death threats to people

Lone PDP member in Yobe Assembly defects to APC

Breaking: A’Court declares Zamfara governorship election as inconclusive

Merging PDP with LP supporters is like Ferrari engine in peugeot ‘ Shehu Sani

Politicians’re greatest threat to electoral process ‘ Chima Amadi

APC trying to use compromised judges to rob us ‘ PDP

We’re not interested in merger with PDP, others ‘ LP

Maritime workers restate opposition to Ports, Harbour Bill

FG reiterates commitment to key reforms in housing sector

Saudi Visa: We want good diplomacy, justice, fairness to prevail, as FG probes ‘ Air Peace

We don’t have a team yet’, Reactions trail Super Eagles disappointing draw against Lesotho

60-yr old man bags first class in sociology from UI

Northern Christians, CSOs raise alarm over attempts to undermine nation’s judiciary

Looted Funds: We’ve seized N45bn, identified terrorist financiers ‘ FG


Families of deceased cops get N2.2bn benefits

Defamation: Tani Olorun apologises in court, gets fresh bail

Vote-buying, violence during off-cycle polls disturbing Abdulsalami Cttee

Community leader decries illegal dredging on East-West road

Suspected terrorists trial resumes in two weeks AGF

Polio: Council boss flags off OBR2 campaign in Delta community

Ex-Liberian VP in narrow lead, EU hails peaceful run-off

Dont brutalise PWDs, group tells police, others

Monarch asks FG to release NDelta acquired land

Israel-Hamas: Two feared killed as police, Shiites clash in Kaduna

Stakeholders canvass reforms at Edo Alaghodaro summit

Three years after, Rivers traders beg Fubara to reopen shut market

Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre rots away as weeds overtake complex

Protect new fighter jets, air chief warns officers

Delta community declares zero tolerance for crimes, social vices

Senate pushes for increased allocation for constituency projects

Jigawa Assembly suspends LG chairs over foreign trips

Guinea-Bissau @50: Tinubu pledges support for WAfricas democracy

Minister urges coordinated humanitarian responses

EU votes 24.4m to curb arms proliferation in WAfrica

Bandits kidnap Kaduna district head, others

Edun, Adeniyi should revamp NCS

Removing the blight of underage mothers

Resume or hand over to Aiyedatiwa, coalition writes Akeredolu

Appeal court delivers judgment on Bauchi gov election Friday

PDP takes delight in maligning judges after loss, APC alleges

Bandits kidnap Kaduna district head, two others

48 million Nigerians still defecate openly FG

Senator asks security agencies to recruit more women

Commuters groan as refuse takes over Lagos bridge

Zamfara APC hails appeal court judgment

First Miss Nigeria celebrates 93rd birthday

American rapper, Snoop Dogg, quits smoking

JUST IN: Tinubu returns to Abuja from Saudi Arabia, Guinea-Bissau

UPDATED: ACourt declares Zamfara gov election inconclusive

Ondo excos pass vote of confidence in ailingAkeredolu

WCup qualifier: Uninspiring Super Eagles fight back to draw with Lesotho

VIDEO: First video of Mr. Ibu after amputation surfaces online

252 mining firms signedto cater for host communities -FG


Shettima: Nigerias Economic Growth Rests on Improved Public-Private Partnership

Ganduje: Well Use Imo as Base to Liberate South-east

FG Inaugurates NDDC Governing Board, Urges Members to Expedite Action on Eight-point Agenda

Housing: FG to Upgrade 26 Slums in Nigerias Six Regions

Gender Inclusiveness: Senate Advocates Recruitment of More Women in Security Agencies

Report Highlights Further Risks to Food, Commodity Prices in 2023, 2024

FJSC Shortlists 22 Justices for Elevation to Supreme Court Bench

Kogi: Police Confirm Killing of ECWA Pastor By Kidnappers

FCTA, Daewoo in Talks over Citing of 5-Star Hotel in Abuja

Yuletide: NAMA Decries Inadequate Landing Aids as Operators Fear Harmattan Induced Flight Disruption

Dangote Seeks Greater Expansion of Trade, Investments in Africa

Ecobank, AGFSign Transformative$200mRisk Sharing Agreement

Baobab Nigeria Opens Inaugural Branch in Uyo

Effectiveness of Taxation as Fiscal Policy Tool in Nigeria

Of Nigerian Airlines and International Destination Challenges

Edo Fertilizer Company Produces over 80,000 Tonnes of NPK Fertilizer, Records N15bn in Sales

FG Inaugurates NDDC Governing Board, Urges Action on 8-Point Agenda

Ecobank, AGFSign Transformative$200mRisk Sharing Agreement

Breaking: Appeal Court Declares Zamfara Guber Election Inconclusive, Sets Aside Return of Lawal as Governor

Edun: Nigeria Needs Adequate Revenues, Not Borrowing to Fund 2024 Budget

Shettima: Nigerias Economic Growth Rests on Improved Public-Private Infrastructure Partnerships

Off-cycle Polls: CUPP Commends INEC, Says Kogi Results Reflect Observers Accounts

Fagbemi: Prosecution of Alleged Terrorists Resumes in Two Weeks

Senate Confirms Maidas Appointment As Executive Vice-chairman NCC

Rivers PDP Tasks PHCCIMA on Business Development

Insecurity: Service Chiefs, IG Shun House Invitation

Jay Moore to Unveil Peace of Mind Album in November

UNICEF Celebrates 2023 World Toilet Day

Orbih-led Edo PDP Group Vows to Produce Governorship Candidate in 2024


Tragedy as 80-year-old trader dies in Lagos building collapse

20-year-old boy kills father for appearing as bird in Kaduna

Man treks 200km over lawmaker’s court victory in Jos

Woman laments NAPTIP’s alleged detention of minors in Delta

Three die, 1,838 houses destroyed in Gombe flood

1.5m residents benefit from Edo free bus service

Navy intercepts stockpiled jerrycans of PMS in Badagry

Lagos Task force impounds 125 motorcycles in fresh raids

UK’s Cameron vowed military support on surprise Kyiv visit

Israel presses Gaza hospital raid

Service shutdown imminent as USSD debts hit N200 billion

Nigeria’s business environment too risky for investment

Spike in inflation hampering manufacturing, says LCCI

Caverton expands, acquires first Bell 429 for its Cameroon operations

Reforms essential to get economy running, drive private investment, says Edun

Taxation increases smartphone cost by 30% in Nigeria, drags penetration

Structures, roles of operators in Nigerian telecoms sector

First Mr Ibu’s Video Surface After Amputation

NDDC chairman harps on collaboration, Renewed Hope agenda

Malawi president imposes cost-cutting travel ban on himself, govt

World Cup qualifier: Zimbabwe players threatens to boycott training ahead of match against Nigeria

Road crashes: Lagos records 128 deaths in 10 months- FRSC


NDE To Develop Roadmap On Job Creation, Poverty Reduction

Current Labour Leadership Selfish, Partisan ‘ IPMAN Chairman

1 Killed As Police, Shi’ites Clash In Kaduna

Shettima Demands Commitment To Improving Business Environment

Presidency, Obi Differ On Federal Govt’s Spending, Hardship

Appeal Court Declares Zamfara Poll Inconclusive, Bala, Yusuf Know Fate Today

Supreme Court: Judicial Council To Screen 22 Justices

Nigeria Can’t Rely On Borrowing To Fund 2024 Budget ‘ Finance Minister

JUST-IN: Gov Adeleke Removes Justice Adepele As Osun CJ, Appoints Afolabi

Ill-health: Deputy Gov, 2 Others Abstain As Ondo Cabinet Passes ‘Confidence Vote’ On Akeredolu

DPO’s Death: Court Remands Rivers Traditional Ruler, 50 Others In Prison

Deportation: Visas Of All 264 Passengers Verified Before Airlift, Air Peace Replies S’Arabia

Nigerian Artistes Don’t Want Their Kids To Listen To Their Songs ‘ ID Cabasa


We’ll resist Adeleke’s move to convert skill acquisition centre to football camp ‘ Osun community

2024 budget: Why we’re against borrowing ‘ Finance Minister

BREAKING: Appeal Court declares Zamfara governorship election inconclusive

Osun CJ drags Gov Adeleke to court over alleged plot to sack her

BREAKING: Appeal Court to deliver judgement on Kano election Friday

Disclose what you inherited from Buhari, Obi tells Tinubu

LP reacts to Atiku’s proposal to merge, defeat APC

Resume or transfer power to your deputy, CSO tells Akeredolu

BREAKING: Adeleke sacks Chief Judge

FG tasks Development Partners on proper coordination of humanitarian responses

Minister tasks new NDDC board on service delivery

Nigeria among top ten countries where children miss their first measles vaccine in 2022

Ex-APC UK Chair, Ideawor urges Nigerians to frown at corruption, participate politically

Nigeria committed towards responsible use of Artificial Intelligence ‘ Kalu


Ribadu: govt winning battle against oil theft, banditry

31 exco members pass confidence vote in Akeredolu

Academics, senior lawyers snubbed in S’Court Justices nomination

Fed Govt cant rely on loans to fund 2024 Budget, says minister

Adeleke suspends CJ despite court order

2023 poll: Why INEC experienced internal sabotage

Appeal Court declares Zamfara election inconclusive

Off-season polls: Old ways still persist, says Abdulsalami panel

Ive never taken alcohol, smoke cigarettes- Akpabio

JUST IN: Lack lustre Super Eagles force Lesotho to draw

Senate throws out Bill seeking to legalise constituency projects


El-Zakzakys supporters carry dead babies in protest against Gaza invasion

Judiciary: Coalition hails judgements in Plateau, warns PDP, others against blackmail

NSCDC boss not shielding personnel from investigation- Coalition

Well partner Tinubu to set Nigeria on development path Abbas

Labour strike: Senate convenes emergency meeting with labour leaders

Atiku, Kwankwaso, Obi should form solid opposition Against Tinubu Bode George

NNPP gives condition to accept Atikus opposition merger proposal

FG to arraign Ex-CBN Gov, Emefiele today

INEC resurrected dead people to vote for Uzodinma Odi

Angry youths allegedly stone, Boo Governor Alia in Makurdi


Kano: NNPP, APC Sign Peace Accord ahead of Appeal Court ruling

Nigerian army to conduct disposal of bombs, others in Ogun

Guinness World Record Holder Takes Daring Rope Walk Across Lagos Bridge

Man cries out over missing of his 4 kids after vigilantes raid

Wale Edun: Tinubus Economic Reforms Wont Yield Results Now

JUST IN: Super Eagles held by Lesothos Crocodiles

Cabal influencing judicial decisions against us, PDP raises alarm

Adeleke Defies Court Order, Suspends Osun Chief Judge

Lone PDP legislator in Yobe Assembly joins APC

Economic crisis: Malawian President suspends foreign trips for self, govt officials

Tertiary institutions: FG gives nod to Blackboard digital learning platforms,targets 3m students

I didnt know burning Quran is an offence, Tani Olohun begs Muslims

Insecurity has reduced under Tinubu Ribadu


Resume or transfer powers to Deputy Governor, coalition tells Akeredolu

About 48 million Nigerians still practice open defecation Lawal

How Nigeria is supporting global biodiversity conservation Salako

Nigeria, Bulgaria to sign MoU on military cooperation

Judiciary: Coalition hails judgements in Plateau, warns PDP, others against blackmail

Expectations to Set for Nigeria Ahead of COP28: What Should Be Nigerias Priorities

NAF committed to enhance safety for effective operations CAS


Soaring prices leave Nigerians caught between food and medicine

Netflix’s subscriber numbers reflect Nigeria’s economic struggles

Nigeria’s rice import cost to outstrip Anchor Borrowers funding

Commonwealth projects growth with Nigerian partners

Nigeria’s emergency economic intervention bill to amend dollar-based tax laws

Nigeria’s rice imports spend to outstrip Anchor Borrowers Programme funding

World Bank releases $300million in palliatives loans

Nigeria sliding into totalitarianism, anarchy ‘ PDP

Senate urges FG to upgrade eastern rail line to standard guage

Bread, fish prices stoke inflation to 18-year high

CBN hails inflation slowdown, reiterates commitment to price stability

CBN ways & means under Buhari triggered inflation ‘ Sanusi

Juicy yield draws massive investor interest to Nigeria’s long-bond as demand jumps

Naira gains 3.67% at official market

Stock market defies inflation report as Index crosses 71,000 mark


IGP presents N2bn cheques to next of kins of deceased police personnel

Customs Lagos Airport Command generates N74bn in 10 months, intercepts tramadol worth N3.5bn

Jada Pinkett Smith threatens to sue for gay allegations against her husband, Will Smith

How street sweeper, 32, bagged life imprisonment for raping girl, 14, in Lagos

Fraud: EFCC declares Leatherback co-founder, Ibrahim Toyeeb Ibitade, wanted one year after securing $10m funding

Bankruptcy claim: Disclose what you inherited from Buhari’s govt ‘ Peter Obi tells FG


We’ll Use Imo As Launch Pad To Grab S/East ‘ Ganduje

Supreme Court Bench: Justices Tsammani, Adah, 20 Others Make FJSC Recommendation List

APC Now Liability To Partisan Politics

Secret Camera In Hotel Rooms Unprofessional, Criminal ‘ Iyamah

Preparation For 8th Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon In Top Gear ‘ Bozimo

Slain Rivers DPO: Court Remands Three Monarchs, Others Over Alleged Involvement

We’ll Use Imo As Launch Pad To Grab S/East ‘ Ganduje

DSS/ NOA Strengthen Partnership To Combat Crime, Maintain Public Safety, Promote Ethical Society

Engineers Seek Senate Decision On Use Of Concrete, Asphalt Roads

Off-cycle Polls: CUPP Scores INEC High


Senate rejects Bill on constituency projects

Gowon’s group shelves plan to honour Akume, Wike others over pending litigations

Dino Melaye denies seeking refund of money from voters

LGA polls: Taraba electoral body begins distribution of election materials

Shehu Sani: PDP, LP merging is like fixing Ferrari engine in Peugeot

2023 Election: Despite challenges, INEC had many positive outcomes, says election expert

Judiciary: Coalition hails judgements in Plateau, warns PDP, others against blackmail


House Passes Bill To Avert Us Govt Shutdown

Brazil Gripped By ‘Unbearable’ Heatwave

Pray For Our Leaders, Peace, Political Stability, Full Economic Recovery Of Nigeria, Says Muric

Nigeria Running System Not Supported By Economic Realities Adebayo

INEC: Executioner Of Nigerias Democracy

Guber Polls: Cnpp Commends Inec, Calls T For Prosecution Of Electoral Offenders

Senate Rejects Bill Seeking To Legitimise Constituency Projects

A’Court Judgement: Governor Abba Appeal For Calm

Off-Cycle Polls: We Need To Clean Up Our Electoral System – Abdulsalam

Nigeria Can’t Rely On Borrowing, Needs Adequate Revenue To Fund Budgets – Finance Minister

S/South Monarchs To Efik Nation: Unite To Build Great Kingdom

Gospel Singer Donates Two Boreholes To Osun Community, Distributes Palliatives

Names Of Players Investigated For Betting Involvements

World Toilet Day: 48m Nigerians Still Practice Open Defecation FG

Entrepreneurship: FCTA Mulls One Village One Product Initiative


22 new Justices nominated for Nigeria’s Supreme Court

Naira struggles again, depreciates to N827.83/$1at official market

FG launches Diaspora housing mortgage scheme

Heroic initiative to reclaim dignity: Tunji-Ojos noble crusade

Agro-terrorism: To what extent is Nigeria aware, prepared

28 reasons to celebrate 28 years ascension to Ilorin emirship throne

Bad roads as death trap: The other face of Nigeria

NYSC DG reads riot act to corps members on conduct

Bandits kidnap district head, 2 others in Kaduna

Adopt new approach to management, experts tell HR managers

Poll litigations: Honours committee suspends reception for Akume, Wike, governors

COP 28: Reject geo engineering on climate change, experts urge African governments



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