News Headlines Oct 12, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 12, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Midterm Ministerial Performance Review Retreat in Photographs
Osinbajo: Buhari is Nigeria’s Most Popular, Only Credible Leader Ever
Tinubu: Only God Can Take My Life
Falana Writes AGF, Seeks Enforcement of $62bn Supreme Court Judgment against IOCs
2022 Budget: National Assembly Gets N234bn
Any Floodgate of Senior Advocates of Nigeria? I Don’t Think So (Part 1)
NDPHC Announces Completion of Lafia Transmission Substation
LEDAP Seeks to End the Death Penalty in Nigeria
Hairat Aderinsola Balogun: Still an Inspiration at 80
Can the CJN’s War End Conflicting Court Orders?
2021 ACJL Amendment Signed into Law by Sanwo-Olu
Supreme Court Reserves Ruling in Union Bank’s Suit Against…
Personal Liability of Director Who Acts on Behalf of the Company
Fitch Affirms Wema Bank’s Issuer Default Rating B-, Stable Outlook
When the Hunter Becomes the Hunted: Making Libellous Allegations of Indebtedness…
P&ID Scam: EFCC Re-Arraigns Nigerian Accomplice
HOSCON Calls for Prudent Management of PIA Fund
Dr Adaralegbe Presents Seminar Paper on Petroleum Energy Economics and Law
How to Maintain Quality of Life in Retirement
New Nigerian Players’ Union Unveiled in Lagos
Abuja Stadium Pitch Ready for Inauguration Next Month
Bolstering Africa’s Gambling Industry through Technology
Information Systems Experts Advocate Deployment of Technology to Tackle Financial Crimes
Jimez Petroleum Boss Bags Honorary Doctorate Degree
APC Inaugurates National Reconciliation Committee
NALDA Moves to Boost Wheat Production in Adamawa
Southern, Middle Belt People Pushing for Northern Presidential Candidates are Political…
Zulum Receives Women, Children Who Escaped from Boko Haram
IDGC: 1.3m Girls Drop out of School before Reaching JS3 in…
Ihekweazu, Kebbi First Lady Seek More Women Participation in Governance
World Bank: Nigeria, 46 Other Low-Income Countries’ Debt Burden Rose 12%…
Gowon Consoles Aguiyi-Ironsi Family
Midterm Ministerial Performance Review Retreat in Photographs
Withdrawn Licences: NDIC Begins Payment of Compensation to 42 Banks’ Customers
2023: North May Settle for Akpabio
Emir of Ilorin Tasks Subjects on Devt
Taraba First-class Monarch Aku Uka Dies
Alleged N6.9bn Fraud: Court to Resume Fayose’s Trial Dec 1
NGO Harps on Diversification of Economy, Advocates Agric Schemes in Rivers
Buhari: Second Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will Be Ready before My…
FRSC Advises Motorists to Avoid Kabba-Omuo-Ekiti Highway
Resign Before Contesting APC Positions, Niger Tells Political Appointees
Carbon Introduces Carbon Zero, A Buy Now Pay Later service, into…
SON Seeks Partnership with New Agencies in Petroleum Sector
EKEDC: Vandalism of Installations Responsible for Supply Shortage to Some Customers
NGX Group Upholds Global Best Practices Ahead of Planned Listing by…
Ohuabunwa: We Need a Businessman to Run NAFDAC, SON
Aworinde: Why FG Must Expand its Tax Net
Why Buhari Should Listen to Niger Delta Elders, Obey the Law…
VIACOMCBS: Celebrating Nigeria’s Cultural Influence 61 Years’ Post-independence
Lady Comfort Nwosu: The Little Girl with Big Dreams
Palton Morgan Signs Contract with BCL, Begins Claren Villas Development
Universal One Opens Show Homes at Alaro City
Julius Berger-AFP Wins 2021 ‘Best Customer Experience Company in Nigeria’ Award
Ujiri’s Giants of Africa Unveiling More Basketball Courts in Lagos
WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS Aubameyang on Target in Gabon’s Defeat of Angola
First Goal in Seven Years Excites Leon Balogun
Messi Scores 80th international Goal to Make South American History
How to Make and Pass on Generational Wealth to Your Children
Tinubu: Return of the “Jagaban”
2023, Emergency Declaration and the Igbo Question

The Nation

Police warn against #EndSARS anniversary protests in Lagos, Osun
Sacrifice I made for stopping Obasanjo’s third term bid, by Nnamani
We are decapitating opposition in South East – APC
‘Don’t truncate Ekiti APC congresses’
Lagos assures SMEs of support
My govt not denying councils funds, says Makinde
Oni: I’m in Ekiti governorship race for the forgotten
Imo people are enterprising, Uzodimma tells UNDP
Obaseki administration to immortalise Uwaifo
Ebonyi journalist slumps at police station
Labour begins indefinite strike in Cross River
IPOB and cows
Obadiah Mailafia (1956 – 2021)
Funeral for Karunwi
Florence Ajimobi’s mum for burial Friday
Lagos assures SMEs of support
My govt not denying councils funds, says Makinde
Oni: I’m in Ekiti governorship race for the forgotten
Imo people are enterprising, Uzodimma tells UNDP
Obaseki administration to immortalise Uwaifo
Top five Nigerian fashion creators on You Tube
I will win a Grammy one day- Slimcase
Keep criticising my diction, Ka3na replies trolls
Wizkid reunites with sister after two years
Brent crude hits $83.99/barrel
Nigeria wheat imports on all-time rise
Citi launches digital policy report
IE unveils platform to track energy use…
Dearth of artisans
Sports Ministry dispels rumour on Youth Games
Fuludu faults Rohr’s tactics
Rohr hails ‘exceptional captain Musa’
PDP declares Plateau council poll illegal, threatens…
APC Congress: Sani-Bello asks Commissioner, other…
Anambra 2021: Okechukwu pushes for APGA-APC Merger

The Punch

250 investors lament as N20bn agro-business scheme promoted by Nollywood actors collapse
Lagos nurses kick against N20,000 demand for retirement celebration
Methodist prelate proposes N25,000 largesse for repentant Boko Haram, bandits
Assailants stab to death 42-year-old head teacher in Borno
States lament deductions, demand probe, subsidy rises to N8.2bn daily
Experts differ as Osinbajo says exchange rate artificially low
ICPC arraigns ex-presidential aide, Obono-Obla, for certificate forgery
Police nab 42-year-old man with gun hidden in garri bag
Why Nigeria shunned debt service payment suspension – World Bank
Bitcoin gains $257.58bn in 11 days, price tops $57,000
Experts differ as Osinbajo says exchange rate artificially low
Oil surge pushes daily petrol subsidy to N8.28bn
Group, PDP knock Buhari’s aide over Emmanuel’s alleged impending move to APC
PDP chairmanship: Northern govs split over Gana, Shema, Dankwambo
Why I want to govern Ekiti again – Segun Oni
I’ll not accept any opposition in Edo PDP – Obaseki
Thibaut Courtois criticises UEFA, FIFA, says they only care about money
Aguero, Dembele return to Barcelona training
Nigerian Para powerlifter gets 30-months ban
National Youth Games: Umahi pledges reward for medalists
Showmax drops spicy trailer of Basketmouth’s Ghana Jollof
Netflix defends Chappelle, suspends staff in transgender row
Girl Child Day: Girls have no place, value in Africa – Actress Ini Edo
Yemi Alade, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay to perform at Prince Williams’ Earthshot prize awards


Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala, Ganduje, Others Get Awards
44% Of Nigerian Girls Marry Before 18 Years – Report
NSCDC Arrests 11 Suspects For Banditry, Cattle Rustling In Sokoto
The Production Industry Is For The Tough And Creatively Competitive People – Otoro
AstraZeneca Says Drug Helps Cut Risk Of Severe Virus
PENGASSAN Donation Of e-Library Excites FCT Students
Pandora Papers: CSOs Seek Probe Of Indicted Persons
Why I Want To Be Ekiti Governor Again – Oni
Zulum Receives 6 Girls With 9 Children Who Escaped From Terrorists
I Will Complete All Priority Projects Before 2023 – Buhari
Pandora Papers: CSOs Seek Probe Of Indicted Persons
Why I Want To Be Ekiti Governor Again – Oni
Kaduna Gov, el-Rufai, Reshuffles Cabinet
APC Wins All Seats In Plateau LG Polls
LG Polls: Delta PDP Faults APC Over Court Of Appeal Victory
Allow Naira To Reflect Market Realities, Osinbajo Tells CBN
Nigeria Must Decisively Tackle Its Debt Challenges, Says AfDB
2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Super Eagles Make Amends, Urged To Sustain Aggression
Naija Ratel, Ghana’s Police Ladies End Flying Officers Cup Opener In Stalemate
[EDITORIAL] Celebrating The Girl-child
Mounting Hardship And The Average Nigerian

The Sun

Pandora Papers: I don’t own more than $15m in offshore account –Peter Obi
Mbaka to Buhari: Fighter jets you are buying will destroy Nigeria
We’re working on Kanu’s release -Ekweremadu
2022 Budget: 0.43% allocation insufficient for dilapidated airport facilities, aviation experts warn
2nd Niger bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway, others to be completed 2023 –Buhari
3 pupils, siblings, feared killed by commercial vehicle
Why we’re implementing asset declaration for bank executives —EFCC
2nd Niger bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway, others to be completed 2023 –Buhari
3 pupils, siblings, feared killed by commercial vehicle
Sit-at-home: 1 dead, another in Enugu hospital
…Tension in Umuahia as gunmen enforce order
Biafra: Uwazuruike laments raiding of BIM–MASSOB office
Edo PDP ratifies suspension of Orbih, Ihama, others
Kaduna: El-Rufai reshuffles cabinet
Kano clerics impeach Ibrahim Khali as Chairman, Council of Ulama
Date of APC National Convention to be determined by committee – Gov Buni
Osun APC urges local chairmen to begin work for Oyetola reelection
AfDB warns against Nigeria’s 73% debt service to revenue ratio
Green economy vast area for job creation – Ngige
FG to earn more revenue as Brent Crude hits $84.50
Access Bank announces winner of N1.8 million Art X Prize
MasterCard Foundation, EDC, LSETF, others to create 200,000 jobs
Suleiman: Early marriages rob north of dominance in ladies golf
Four Nigerians get World Track Cycling Championship invitation
Sports Editors mourn Alaiya as family picks Oct 30 for burial
Tony Attah Golf Tournament: Winner dedicates trophy to Korean Ambassador
Malice aforethought
Power shift controversy and Tinubu’s SWAGA ’23
The naked truth for a songstress
50 golden lessons of life (9)
Legality of APC Congresses
Thank you, Mr President!
Nigeria participates in 60th anniversary of First Conference of Non-Aligned Countries
Green economy vast area for job creation – Ngige
Ekiti: Fayemi signs mental health service bill into law
Result forgery: ICPC arraigns ex-presidential aide Okoi Obono-Obla
Access Bank announces winner of N1.8 million Art X Prize
UNESCO partners UNN to train students in Nigeria on peaceful dialogue

Daily Trust

Again, Ganduje Fires Controversial Ex-Commissioner, Mu’azu Magaji
Retreat: Ministers’ Sack Looms As Buhari Supervises Appraisal
Mark, Makarfi, Shema, Dankwambo, Others In Race For PDP Chairmanship
2023: Rotation, Alternation Or Both?
To Tackle Climate Change Properly, The World Will Need Africa’s Help
Addressing Insecurity Through Nigeria Correctional Service Reform
2023: It’s Fair For PDP To Pick Presidential Candidate From North – Sen. Owie
Methodist Prelate Backs Amnesty For Boko Haram, Bandits
EFCC: Why We Arrested DG Of Kaduna Agency
Bandits Demand Cooked Food As Ransom Amid Biting Hunger
EFCC Officials Storm Kaduna Development Agency, Arrest DG
Benue, Borno IDPs: Sacked By Insecurity, Fleeced By Aid Workers
Imperatives Of Antenatal Care For Pregnant Women
Pandora Papers: CISLAC, Others Urge Buhari To Investigate Those Implicated
Female Officer Missing As Gunmen Raid Enugu Police Station
Ekiti 2022: I’m Back To Win – Segun Oni
Further Devaluation Will Worsen Poverty, Unemployment, Expert Counters Osinbajo
Nigeria’s Debt Service To Revenue High –Adesina
Interest Rates Rising: What Has Changed?
EFCC Directive To Bankers On Asset Declaration Misconstrued – Bawa
Customs Rakes N128bn From Onne Port In 9 Months
Constituents Tackle Gbajabiamila Over Delay In Declaring Maitala’s Seat Vacant 6 Months After
Why North Should Pick PDP Presidential Ticket – Sen Owie
APC Congress: Kano Mandates Drug Tests For Contestants
How To Stop N/Assembly From Approving Buhari’s Loan – PRP
We’ll Reconcile Aggrieved APC Members Before Convention – Sen Abdullahi Adamu
2022 Budget: NFF Proposes N641m, N30m For Sporting Activities, Purchase Of Fixed Assets
‘Ex Players’ Attack Kwara Utd, Chase Players Out Of Stadium
Maryrose Wins 21st IBB Ladies’ Close Championship
Ministry Denies Postponing Youth Games
UEFA Cares About Money Not Players – Courtois
Africa Is The Future Of Animation — M.I Thomas
Reactions As Mercy Aigbe ‘Unveils Broda Shaggi As Her Lover’
Working With 9ice Is A Dream Come True, Says Ajimovoix Drums
NDLEA Arrests 134 In Jigawa
I Was Under The Influence Of Alcohol When I Slept With My Neighbour’s Daughter – Suspect
#EndSARS: We Will Suppress Planned Protest – Lagos CP
NSCDC Arrests 11 Over Banditry, Cattle Rustling In Sokoto
Man Charged For Damaging Customer’s N4.2m Car
ECOWAS Needs A New Vision, Not Just Restructuring


Burkina Faso to try ex-president, 13 others on 1987 Sankara assassination
Fresh controversy over Supreme Court-sanctioned $62bn oil money
2022 budget: State House operations to gulp N24bn
NAWOJ supports 100 schoolgirls with education materials in Bauchi
NUJ Sokoto council congratulates Isiguzo, other elected officials
Gombe governor swears-in three high court judges, two sharia court of appeal khadis
Why we’re targeting 10,000 women for skills acquisition in data science ― Adewakun
Osun Police warn against EndSARS anniversary protest
2023 elections: Stop politicians from using dirty money in politics, CSOs task Buhari
42-year-old arrested for concealing rifle in bag of garri in Delta
IPOB sit-at-home: Police arrest man for attacking patrol team in Anambra
Court slates November 12 to decide N470m firms’ suit against FIRS
Actress Melanie Avalon Brings You Along Her Enthralling Biohacking Journey
Nigeria records 94,070 deaths in 61million malaria cases ― Report
NGX: Profit-taking dips market by 0.4 per centre investors lose N80.44bn
How debt service, low revenue threaten 2022 budget
Equities investors gained N340bn on sustained bullish sentiments
Debts of low-income countries rise to $860bn in 2020 ― World Bank
American academics David Card, Joshua Angrist, Guido Imbens win 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
Pastor Adegboyega donates N5m to KIEK foundation
Men enlightened on how to rebuild homes
2022 budget: State House operations to gulp N24bn
Ortom, Ayu split North as eight fight for PDP chairmanship
NAWOJ supports 100 schoolgirls with education materials in…
NUJ Sokoto council congratulates Isiguzo, other elected…
Confiscate my properties if pandora docs find $500m traced…
Edo govt doesn’t owe monthly pension ― Commissioner
Infrastructure deficit: Makinde addresses allegation of…
Osun APC chairman warns newly elected local government…
14-year-old girl emerges one-day education minister
NSCDC dismisses smear campaign against CG
Acting chairman denies conspiring with Ajimobi’s wife…
Growing incest due to alcoholism ― Adeboye
Edo govt to immortalise Uwaifo, announces burial activities
Lagos Assembly harps on girl-child education
Clerics kick as Council of Ulama impeaches leader
Man arraigned in Makurdi for N11m misappropriation, issuance…
Niger gov directs appointees seeking elective offices to…
Late Aku Uka was one of Nigeria’s greatest traditional…
Reconciliation: We will improve on Tinubu, Akande’s…
Edo retirees protest against unpaid pension
Without collaboration, VAPP law implementation will not…
Niger govt to close Lapai-Paiko road to truck drivers for…
Data management: FAO distributes ICT equipment to agric…
Congress: Oyo APC members divided over zoning formula,…
Delta AG lauds oil, gas stakeholders, communities over…
Plateau PDP challenges INEC on by-election for Jos…
Cross River NLC, TUC move to commence strike Tuesday
Sit-at-home order returns in Imo as residents desert streets
42-year-old arrested for concealing rifle in bag of garri in Delta
IPOB sit-at-home: Police arrest man for attacking patrol team in…
Court slates November 12 to decide N470m firms’ suit against…
Suspected cultists kill prophet, father in Akwa-Ibom community

The Guardian

Shell, ERA/FOEN differ over allege dumping of toxic waste
State of Nigeria’s housing report indicts FG, states
Architects tasked on proper approaches in cities’ design
Study finds slow progress in restoring degraded lands in Africa
Muhammed-Oyebode steps down as USOSA BoT chair
National Assembly to review national building code
Burkina Faso starts trial of alleged killers of left-wing idol Thomas Sankara
Police warns against #EndSARS anniversary protest in Lagos
Merck asks FDA for authorisation of Covid pill
Energy crisis set to push petrol, diesel prices above N350/litre
Jonathan, Aisha Buhari, Atiku, others for West Africa regional awards
New AIG resumes at Zone 16, promises community policing
‘Operation show your Driver’s Licence’: FRSC arrests 432 vehicles in Lagos
Sit-at-home: ESN scare paralyses economic activities in Umuahia
Falana urges youths to engage in politics for better Nigeria
NGX opens new week in red, down by N80bn
NSCDC boss dismisses fraud, corruption allegations
“We will meet to consider the price of sachet water in Minna” – ATWAP
UK nightlife sector lost 86,000 jobs during Covid: study
32 players listed for Aruna Cadet Invitational Championships
Academy Boxing Championship for less-privileged youths, says Ige
Team Trek beat Polio as Rotary promotes mental health awareness
Fury vs Wilder 3, the morning after: A modern heavyweight boxing classic
Messi’s Argentina thrash Uruguay, Brazil lose 100% qualifying record
Foundation, Rotary Club enrol 22 inmates for WAEC
NECCI public relations holds conference October 28
NPA’s Umar emerges acting president of Apapa Club
32 players listed for Aruna Cadet Invitational Championships
Pandora Papers prove transparency is no longer a choice for Nigeria’s elites
Let’s insist on electronic transmission of results
On being intelligent or merely clever in politics
World Bank chief calls for ‘comprehensive’ debt relief for poor countries
Introducing Mintyn Bank Virtual Dollar Card
Ireti Doyle Distances Herself From Daughter’s Business After Complaints Of Scam
Wizkid’s “Made In Lagos” Hits One Billion Streams


World Bank advocates debt relief for countries owing over $8.7trn
APC inaugurates National Reconciliation Committee
Attack: Police order investigation into missing female Officer in Enugu
Nigerian women prefer drugstores for family planning services — SFH study
UNICAL approves creation of digital profiles of students –VC
EFG Hermes partners Microsoft to accelerate digital transformation
How not to honour altruistic leaders
DA: African Group drums support for Phil Murphy’s Re-election as New Jersey Gov
Female students seek 35% appointment of women in Katsina education sector
Drug abuse, a tendency among the youthsThe new VAT combat is a protest (2)
UNIZIK appoints Uzochukwu, Maduka, others as Board Members of Business School
2022 BUDGET: Manufacturers list bottlenecks, seek fiscal, monetary policy synergy
UN says 15 dead in attempted migrant voyage from Libya
Sanwo-Olu establishes security team to enforce BRT, protect transport infrastructure
Clash: Imo lawmaker calls for ceasefire
Uzodimma condoles families of soldiers killed at Izombe, vows to arrest culprits
Clash: Imo indigene Military officer killed in Izombe clash —Govt
Improved nutrition: GAIN urges Nigerians to embrace home garden
PDP, APC lobby Mimiko ahead of 2023 election
Delta women protest, accuse School Principal of extortion
Nigerians are losing faith in the country — Okpeh
Anambra as metaphor for emergency rule in the South east
Defection: Group urges Sen Enang to seek bipartisan partnership
Stop stigmatisation of mental health patients, Psychiatrist charges Nigerians
TrustBanc closes 3rd tranche of N10bn debt issue
Messi floats ball into goal in win over Uruguay
Uzodimma condoles families of soldiers killed at Izombe, vows to arrest culprits
World Bank advocates debt relief for countries owing over $8.7trn
UK agency partners LSETF on apprenticeship programme
Political, economic autonomy top agenda as NDC adopts charter for N’Deltans
Aig-Imoukhuede selects 5 for internship for “Leaving the Tarmac”
Izombe mayhem: Uzodinma vows to fish out culprits
We’ve delivered on electoral promises despite financial challenges – Gov Fayemi
NGX Group set to list 2 billion shares by introduction
NACCIMA disagrees with FG over 2022 budget assumptions
Edo PDP leaders ratify Orbih, others’ suspension
FG reviewing urban policies to tackle climate change — Fashola
Use digital technology to enhance yourself, Edith Okowa urges Girl-Child
‘APGA, APC merger best strategy to win Anambra guber election’
PDP fixes N5m for chairmanship form, deputy national chairman, national sec N3m
FG reviewing urban policies to tackle climate change—Fashola
Makurdi residents lament over rising cost of food
Alleged housemaid manslaughter: couple says no case to answer
Cross River: Stay at home till you hear from us ― Labour to Civil Servants
Police arrest three suspects over theft of 4 yr old boy in Abia
Annie Idibia deactivates Instagram account, returns with cynic post
Shirley Igwe, others on set of Victor Okafor’s “Frame of Mind”
Efe Money reveals BBNaija ordeal in new EP
My fears on upcoming album – Seyi Shay
I’m not happy at PSG — Wijnaldum
Who replaces Steve Bruce at £320bn-worth Newcastle Utd
World Cup Qualifiers: Referee responsible for loss to Nigeria – CAR Coach, Savoy
NGX Group set to list its 2 billion shares
5 ways to use custom rubber stamps png for your business
2022 Budget: Capital expenditure rises by 60% in 4 years
No respite for infertile couples as treatment cost skyrockets

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