News Headlines Nov 17, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Nov 17, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Emefiele: CBN Disbursed N3trn Loans to Firms, Households in One Year
#EndSARS: It’s Time for Healing, Say UN, US, as CDS Cautions against Denigrating Army
NNPC Gets $1bn Boost from Afreximbank, Sees Oil at $100pb
Video: Defence Chief Speaks, Says EndSARS Panel Report Released Through Wrong Channel
Emefiele: CBN Disbursed $3trn Loans to Nigerian Businesses in One Year to Cushion Impact of Covid-19
Lagos Police Arrests 12 for Murder of CSP Abonde
NNPC Gets $1bn Boost from Afreximbank, Sees Oil at $100pb
Upstream Commission Rolls out Strategies to Achieve 40bn Barrels Oil Reserve,…
Nigeria’s eNaira Attracting Global Attention, Says IMF
Ikoyi Building: Structural Engineers Blame Collapse on Alteration of Original Design
Nigeria Records Growth in Cargo, Air Passenger Movement
NASU Threatens to Resume Nationwide Strike over Disparity in Sharing of Allowances
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, Bandits
Unravel Motive Behind Invasion of Odili’s Residence, Wike Tells IG
Fayemi: Nigeria’s Unity Guaranteed with Zik’s Spirit among Nigerians
2023 Presidency: Umahi Disowns Campaigners

UNODC Raises Alarm over Increase Heroin Availability in Nigeria

Akeredolu Appoints 14 Commissioners, Seven Special Advisers
Water Consumers in Benue Owe Govt N1.5bn
Ijaw Youths Threaten National Assembly over Bill to Include Bauchi,…
Enugu Restores Land to NULGE
Anambra Guber: Emulate Buhari, APC Chieftain Tells Uba
Orjiako: The Real Story Behind the Loans
Emefiele: We are Positioning Nigeria to be Self-sufficient

Video: Defence Chief Speaks, Says EndSARS Panel Report Released Through Wrong…
Buhari Rejoices with Jonathan at 64
Microsoft ADC Set to Host Programmers, Developers in Africa
Investors on NGX Gain N111.6bn to Erase Previous Day Loss
MTN Lists N110bn Bond on FMDQ Kayode Tokede Investors on stock market of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) yesterday gained N116.1 billion as the market reversed…
Marginal Increase in Prices Drive Cement Manufacturing Companies Profit by 43%
Three Millionaires Emerge in FCMB Promo, Commend Bank
RIMAN Urges Banks to Embrace Best Risk Management Practices
As Electoral Act Amendment Bill Awaits Presidential Assent
Understanding the Musical Chairs at Imo House of Assembly
Zaria Demolition: Victims Demand Justice, Compensation
Boosting Youth Employability
Celebrating Seven Decades of Resilience, Innovation
Consolidating Maritime Protection, Operational Readiness at Sea
Hosting of NAFEST Will Bring Cultural Rebirth to Ekiti, Say Monarchs
Super Eagles Foundering, Slowly
Ola Saad Golf Club Proposes First Pro-AM in Five Decades
ZENITH/DELTA PRINCIPALS’ Cup School of Commerce Berth Final after Marathon Shootout
FIFA to Review Ghana, S’Africa Game after Complaint over Penalty
2022 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS Super Eagles Survive Cape Verde’s Scare, Romp into Playoffs
WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS Cameroon Edge Côte d’Ivoire to Join Tunisia, Algeria, Nigeria in Playoffs
Youth Empowerment: ELP Foundation Graduates 105
At Corona Prize-giving Day, Outstanding Students, Driver, Gardener Rewarded
Lagos Awards Scholarship to 2020 Best WASSCE Students
Apomu Descendants Union Donates Furniture Materials to Schools
Nigeria at COP26


The Nation

Governors insist on litigation to end Paris Club refund row
UN, U.S., SANs to govt: act on Lagos #EndSARS report
Direct primaries: National Assembly vs governors
N20b bailout: Kogi Assembly extends ultimatum on bank MD
Fed Govt, Niger join forces against insecurity
Abiru’s wife meets Buhari in South Africa
Ekiti community seeks strategies to combat kidnapping, banditry
Experts recommend 10,000 steps daily to prevent diabetes,…
Kano, institute partner on animal feed production
Forum seeks probe of NSCDC boss
Wamakko consoles communities over killing
Group wants taxes imposed on sugary drinks
Plateau hosts root crops farmers’ seminar tomorrow
NIPSS graduates 85 Saturday
Jos Disco to install meters for 200,000 customers
Forum seeks probe of NSCDC boss
Wamakko consoles communities over killing
Five die, 10 injured in Mushin gas explosion
Combining acting, schooling was hard – Emmanuella
Tope Alabi celebrates 21st wedding anniversary with hubby
Rising food prices: Group questions CBN’s policies
Six killed, 19 injured in fatal Bauchi crash
Yahoo boy bags six months for possession of false documents
Exploring Africa’s trade with network advantage
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) opens $504.17 billion African goods and $162 billion services…
How data-driven agric is changing farmers’ Fortune

Save the patrimony, please
Boulevard of broken dreams
Direct primaries and the 2023 chess game

The Punch

Nigeria 1 C’Verde 1: Lacklustre Eagles survive Blue Sharks onslaught, qualify for play-off
Adebola: The youngster who model his game after Marcelo
Sanwo-Olu inaugurates visitation panel on LASU
How we recovered looted billions from UK, others, by FG
New bill seeks backing for Nigerian territorial sea
Lagos #EndSARS report: FG lists loopholes, UN, US, others demand sanctions
EndSARS report: We look forward to response from FG, Lagos —US
Bandits shouldn’t think they can’t be crushed, says Buhari
Six killed as tyre burst causes Bauchi crash
UNILORIN expels 400-level student for assaulting female lecturer, faces prosecution
Ondo NSCDC impounds 39,200 litres of adulterated diesel
Woman, others jailed 141 years for trafficking cocaine, cannabis
More action needed to solve Nigeria’s employment crisis – Minister
We no longer depend on allocation to run govt – Kaduna
UNICEF, Jumia plan Internet for Nigerian schools
Reps demand compensation for Virgin Atlantic passengers denied refreshment
300 monarchs backing Tinubu for 2023 presidency – Campaign coordinator
Emmanuel to unveil MPM national leadership Friday
Bandits have killed over 100 security men in Benue, says Ortom
Ganduje’s ex-deputy dumps gov, joins Shekarau’s camp
Osimhen makes me lose sleep – Inter legend
Fans slam Rohr for starting Ighalo
Agbani Darego marks 20th anniversary of winning Miss World
Singer Tope Alabi, husband mark 21st wedding anniversary
#EndSARS: ‘Truth needs no defence’, DJ Switch speaks on panel’s report


NASU Threatens To Resume Strike Over Earned Allowances
25-year-old lady, five others bag 141 years imprisonment for…
Unilorin expels student who allegedly assaulted lecturer
Direct primary easier to manipulate by governors ― Ortom
$5.8bn Mambilla project: Firm waives $500m penalty for…
US to Lagos, FG: Act on #EndSARS panel report
Adebutu to be installed Seriki of Iperuland Thursday
PDP national secretary condemns move by national assembly to amend NDDC acts
Reps seek prosecution of fake COVID-19 racketeers
Fight against gender-based violence helps to uphold human rights ― Tallen
Buhari hails Jonathan at 64
Fast-track immediate release of our members in kidnappers den, NULGE tells Buhari, El-Rufai
Akeredolu nominates 14 commissioners, seven special advisers
Oyo APC crisis: We must place party above personal ambition, chieftain tells stakeholders
UBE intervention: UBEC boss tasks state govts on transparency, accountability in fund utilisation
Bandits abduct four persons in Tegina, four months after Islamiyya School abductions
PDP national secretary condemns move by national assembly to amend NDDC acts
Reps seek prosecution of fake COVID-19 racketeers
Fight against gender-based violence helps to uphold human rights ― Tallen
Fast-track immediate release of our members in kidnappers den, NULGE tells Buhari, El-Rufai
25-Year-Old Lady, Five Others Bag 141 Years Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking
Police arrest suspected abductor of RCCG pastor, teacher in Calabar
Police declare NYSC corps member missing in Ebonyi
How I discovered Super TV CEO’s corpse after staying with…
Airtel Africa Stocks Push Market To Positive Close
LITF lauds UBA’s contribution to growth of African economies
Kaduna to fund budget with IGR soon, says commissioner
Stock market begins week on red zone as investors lose N12bn

Why African Business Leaders Should Outline Energy Transition, ESG Policies
Enemies of progress: The fake news enterprise
Oil and gas: How govt support is a key driver of growth

Ekiti 2022 and the ‘anointing’ controversy
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’
How Dangerous Is Frequent Urination?
On political commercialisation


JUST-IN: Skit Marker, Cute Abiola, Is In Our Custody – Navy
CDS Commends JTF For Sustaining Peace In Niger Delta
‘Soludo Will Make 4,000 Youth Millionaires In 4 Years’
Ijaw Youths Reject Bauchi, Lagos, Ogun In NDDC
Commercial Driver Bites Off Man’s Finger, Swallows It
UAE Denying Nigerians Work Permit Over COVID-19 Row
ALGON Rejects Proposed 3.3% Revenue Increase For LGAs
Perpetrators Of Sokoto Killings Won’t Go Unpunished – President Buhari
Rivers Hoopers Emerge Champions Of Premier Basketball League, Book BAL Ticket
Reps’ Committee To Subpoena FCDA Officials Over Real Estate Fraud
13 Days To December 1 Deadline: MDAs Foot-drag Over Compulsory COVID-19 Vaccination For Workers
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
Ardova Completes Acquisition Of Enyo Retail
Julius Berger Retains Top Brand Status
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
NOVEMBER 17, 2021
Non-implementation Of Naira Invoice For Port Charges Worsens Fuel Scarcity
Rivers Hoopers Emerge Champions Of Premier Basketball League, Book BAL Ticket
Super Eagles Wobble Into 2022 World Cup Play-off
D’Tigress’ Star, Kalu, To Miss FIBA World Cup Qualifiers
FIFA To Review Ghana’s Victory Against South Africa
S’Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia To Co-host 2027 Cricket World Cup
Diabetes And Access To Healthcare
Apoliticism Of The Anambra Election

The Sun

Reps move to avert fresh ASUU strike
Zik: Nigeria still grappling with poor management of diversity, differences –Jonathan
Onyeagwu advocates paradigm shift to diaspora direct investment
N2tr loan disbursed to households, MSMEs, big firms in 1yr –Emefiele
Five burnt to death in tanker explosion on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
EndSARS: Afenifere, CNPP, PDP, Bode George, Falana, Moghalu, Ugwummadu, Nwanguma demand action
Restructuring better than secession, Fayemi tells Kanu, Igboho, others
Secessionist agitation threaten Nigeria’s food security – Delta SSG
SEC under fire over N9 billion frivolous spending
Miyetti Allah petitions Ishaku, Buhari over bombing of cows in Taraba
Corps Member security my top priority, NYSC DG reiterates
Unrest in Akure following reported police killing of two okada riders
What Uzodimma did to douse tension in Imo –Emelumba, Commissioner for Information and strategy
Oyetola’s aide tackles APC splinter group over assassination allegation
2023: PDP ‘ll explore consensus for presidential candidate, others –Ortom
Senator Ogba opposes direct primaries, backs PDP’s decision
Anambra: Soludo will create 520,000 jobs in 4 years – Soludo Media Group
Microsoft to host African programmers, developers at Innovate with C#
Forex: Innoson to export vehicles to more African countries
NRC workers to paralyse rail services nationwide
MAN partners RMRDC on local material sourcing
LITF lauds UBA’s contribution to growth of African economies
UEFA Cup experience with Bolton was like winning a title – Okocha
FIBA World Cup qualifier: Nigeria’s squad list missing
W/Cup qualifiers knockout stage: Super Eagles may draw Ghana, Egypt, Mali
Government has business in business
I perceive God is raising Tinubu to tackle worsening insecurity
Witchcraft – A spiritual weapon (12)
‘Yesteryear’ uncountable
That crude invasion on Justice Odili’s house: A metaphor for a failed state (I)
Charismatic Soludo and the tasks ahead
Nigeria celebrates International Tolerance and Peace Day
We can resolve our differences using dialogue, negotiation, Fayemi urges Nigerians at Zik lecture
Akeredolu appoints son as DG, nominates new commissioners, special advisers
#ENDSARS judicial panel report: SING Nigeria demands prosecution of key actors
NBBF leadership crisis: Minister urges gladiators to make peace
Table Tennis: Quadri, Olajide, three others for World Championship
Den of robbers
Minister solicits adequate funding for steel sector
Osu caste dead
Run inclusive govt in Anambra, Moghalu urges Soludo
‘Ugwuanyi’s humility, approach, working magic for Enugu’

Daily Trust

Bandits Gun Down Hunter, Abduct 30 In Niger
JUST IN: Police ‘Take Over’ APC National Secretariat
Nigerian Farmers To Get Bt Maize In 2023 – FG
NBM Of Africa Condoles FG Over Killings Of Army General, Others
14 Killed In Fresh Sokoto Attacks
Coca-Cola, Pop-Cola Lock Horns In Trademark Infringement Battle
‘245,000 Annual Deaths From TB In Nigeria Worrisome’
Reps Pass Bill To Make Healthcare Free To Children For 2nd Reading
Cameroonian Separatists Invade Taraba Village, Kill Monarch, Set Houses On Fire
Dinidari Africa Partners NHRC On SGBV Response In Nigeria
Threat To Expel Me From APC A Huge Joke – Sen Marafa
Sanwo-Olu To Lead Discourse At Lagos Investment Roundtable
‘King Of Stuffing’, Shekarau Mocks Ganduje Over Dollar Videos
The Brief: Trees To The Rescue; Burnt Beyond Recognition; Eagles’ Narrow Escape
Heavyweights In Kano As Sani Dangote Is Laid To Rest
‘Why We Detained Comedian Cute Abiola’, Navy Breaks Silence
Insecurity: Kano LG Chairman Recruits 100 Security Marshals
Skin Therapy Beauty And Spa Rolls Out Sales, Freebies To Mark Anniversary
5 Burnt To Death As Tanker Explodes On Lagos – Ibadan Expressway
2022: Kano Budgets N800m To Address Poverty, Unemployment Among Women
FG Warns Labour Unions Against Illegal Picketing
182 Killed In Road Crashes In Osun In 10 Months
Violence, War Not Options For Nigeria, Says Fayemi
‘Kano To Pass Child Protection Bill Before End Of 2021’
‘Bauchi Is Running Out Of HIV-AIDS Test Kits’
Buhari Greets Jonathan At 64
NYSC Partners African Institutions Against Fake Certificate Issuance
Reps To Security Agencies: Mobilise More Against Terrorists
Revenue Formula: ALGON Rejects Proposed 3.13% Allocation Hike For LGs
Nigeria Records 393 Cyberattacks In 6 Months
Inflation Affecting Administration Of Justice — NJC
Senate Wades Into Nigeria, UAE Diplomatic Row
Tree Felling On The Rise As Cooking Gas Price Skyrockets
Nigeria’s Justice System Stinks – PRAWA
Airport Concession: Disquiet Over Petition Against 3 Bidders
We’re Committed To Developing Mining Sector — Osinbajo
Nigeria’s Crude Oil Production To Hit 1.8m Barrels Daily Dec — Kyari
Reps Approve FG $16.23bn, €1.020bn, Other Loans
Prices Of Tomatoes, Pepper Crash As Onion Spikes In Jos
Don’t Assent To Electoral Act With Direct Primary, Ortom Urges Buhari
Why I Dumped Ganduje For Shekarau – Former Deputy Gov
Yari, Marafa Want APC To Lose Zamfara In 2023 – Shinkafi
US’ BW3, China’s BRT And Struggle For Influence In Nigeria
Who’s Responsible For Soaring Price Of Rice?
Out-Of-School Children: Is Safe School Declaration, A Way Forward?
Special Drawing Rights Need To Be Allocated To African Countries
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De Klerk Was Merely A Footnote In South African History
Time To Call Ethiopian Leaders To Order

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