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News Headlines Oct 13, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Just In: Bandits Attack Catholic Seminary in Kaduna, Abduct 3 Students, Injure 6 Others
CJN Laments, Says Journey to Supreme Court in Commercial Dispute Could Last for 8 to 20years
Senate Bows to Pressure, Adopts Electronic Transfer of Election Results
Lawmakers Begin Debate of 2022 Budget Wednesday
Seplat’s Energy Transition Plan for National Growth Gets FG’s Endorsement
Gunmen Attack APGA Rally, Hold Obiano’s Convoy Hostage, as Police Repel…
EFCC Arraigns Ex-Vice Chancellor over Alleged N260m Fraud
PDP Asks Buhari to Stop False Performance Claims
Ataga: Lagos Arraigns Chidinma, Two Others
Nigeria is Going after Assets of Drug Cartels, Marwa Tells…
Ihedioha Slams Ganduje over S’Court Judgment on Imo Poll
Mimiko, Ajayi, Others Set to Join PDP Ahead of 2023
FG Seeks Concerted Efforts to Tackle Insecurity of African States
Anambra 2021: Army Promises Adequate Security
Baraje: We Want North-central to Produce President, Not Chairman
FG Deploying 2.5 million HIV Test Kits for Pregnant Women, Says…
Land Tussle: FCT Minister Disowns Ex-President Yar’Adua’s Daughter
Restoring the Dignity and Rights of the Human Person
Post-pandemic Economic Recovery: lMF, RFAs Stress Need for Continued Collaboration
Setting the Template for Secure Digital Economy
Post-pandemic Economic Recovery: lMF, RFAs Stress Need for Continued Collaboration
How FMBN is Leveraging Affordable Housing Delivery to Boost Social Inclusion
7th Maltina Teacher of the Year Award to Hold October 15
FG to Unbundle Railway Operation through PPPs
•Targets 3mbpd oil production by 2023 • To increase power generation capacity by 25,000MW
Underwriter Promotes Sustainable Lifestyle
Four Companies Threaten to Sue NPA Over Award of Boat Service…
‘e-Naira Will Promote Improvement in Electronic Payment Systems, Risk Settlement’
Equivocation of AMCON on Destruction of Arik Air
Dangote Cement, MTN Nigeria Lead Others in N289bn Income, Education, NITDA…
Bhaskaran: WLP Will Give Nigerian Traders Opportunity to Enhance Connectivity, Efficiency…
Nigerians should halt leadership failure, says NADECO Urges Nigerians to Stop…
Turning Kogi into an Investment Destination
Senegal First African Team to Reach Playoffs
2022 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS Germany First Team to Join Hosts Qatar to Qualify
Early Marriages Robbing the Force of Lady Golfers, Says Suleiman
Aghahowa: Rohr Cannot Take Eagles to the Promised Land
Ndidi on Man Utd’s Radar in January Transfer Window
‘Wilder’s Fault Helped Tyson Recover from Knockout’
Ensign: Technology Will Solve out-of-school Problem
QC Principal Tasks Teachers on Professionalism
UNILAG’s SERVICOM Unit Honours Exceptional Staff
Education Sector Reform, My Priority, Says Edo Commissioner

The Nation

Senate: we bowed to public on e-transmission of results
The e-voting battle
Zoning and the leadership problem
Still on the matter of zoning
Nigeria’s corruption respects diversity and federal character
Association hails LASU VC’s appointment
NACCIMA women group gets N25m advocacy support from NEPC
48 suspects paraded over kidnapping, homicide, armed robbery
Tinubu commiserates with Presidential aide over mum’s death
PDP chair: Atiku meets Mark
New CEO for NEPC
Fayose visits Tinubu
NACCIMA women group gets N25m advocacy support from NEPC
48 suspects paraded over kidnapping, homicide, armed robbery
Fans present Liquorose, Emmanuel with Rome tickets, N2m, other…
NEPC trains 525 farmers on yam export in Ibadan
Lagos unveils ‘Certificate of Completion’
Palton Morgan to build Claren Villas
Who killed Akunyili?
48 suspects paraded over kidnapping, homicide, armed robbery
1-year-old baby burnt to death in Calabar
Qatar returnee charged with smuggling heroin in designer buttons
Super Eagles coaches from 1949 till date
Association hails LASU VC’s appointment
NACCIMA women group gets N25m advocacy support from NEPC
48 suspects paraded over kidnapping, homicide, armed robbery
PDP chair: Atiku meets Mark
New CEO for NEPC
Unending debate over election and technology
Lagos PDP chieftain calls for inclusive…
Gombe at 25: Racing to promised land

“The Punch

Enugu man, wife, daughter, maid die after eating poisoned food
FCT minister alleges Yar’Adua’s daughter forged documents, acquired Abuja land
Aggrieved son hacks father to death over chicken, charged to court
Stephen: 14-year-old who wants Rohr’s Eagles job
Buhari’s regime, a huge joke –PDP
INEC awaits Buhari’s nod on e-transmission of results
Three killed as cultists hold Lagos communities hostage for one month
Ahmadu Ali, biggest mover of Obasanjo’s third term bid, Nnamani reveals
Police, hunters arrest teenage female suspected robbers in Osun
Ondo man arrested for tracing girlfriend to party, opening fire on guests
Man hires hoodlums to attack Ogun teacher for beating daughter
RMAFC presents new revenue sharing formula to Buhari Dec
Subsidies encourage overuse of fuels – World Bank president
Customs threaten to impound 29 private jets over import, operational offences
Senate probes Budget Office over N19bn payment without approval
Ex-Cross River commissioner quits PDP, says decision painful
We’ll receive more APC defectors in Rivers, says PDP chairman
North-Central in turmoil as Saraki camp rejects PDP chairmanship
Okoye places career ahead of money
AWCON: Waldrum drops Okobi, invites Oshoala, 22 others for Ghana clash
Rivers, Enyimba, Bayelsa set for CAF battles
VIDEO: Offset gifts Cardi B Dominican Republic mansion on 29th birthday
AGN secures Chiwetalu Agu’s release from DSS custody
American singer Usher welcomes fourth child
Toke Makinwa reveals her sister died after BBNaija finale


Microinsurance Outfit To Insure 100m MSME Players
ABCON Advocates Measures To Curb Naira Depreciation
Court Stops New Emir Of Kontagora’s Installation
PDP: North Central Wants President, Not Chairman – Baraje
30% Of Nigeria’s Forex Spent On Fuel imports – SGF
Senate Probes Budget Office Over Oral Approval Of N19bn
Police Arrest 5 Abductors, Killers Of Kaduna Priest, Abuja Chef
Bandits Abduct 3 Catholic Seminarians In Kaduna
Ganduje Presents N33.802bn Supplementary Budget
Capital Expenditure Tops el-Rufai’s N233bn 2022 Budget
Nigeria’s Education System In A Shamble Despite Gulping N3.56trn In 6 Years
PDP: North Central Wants President, Not Chairman – Baraje
2023: Still On The Zoning Debate
APC Congress: Kano Contestants To Undergo Drug Test
Independence: Should Nigeria Return To Parliamentary Democracy?
Microinsurance Outfit To Insure 100m MSME Players
Dangote To Hand Over Refurbished MKO Abiola Stadium In November
NYG Opening Ceremony Rescheduled For October 14
Olamide Set To Go On Nine City US Tour
Customs Killer Operatives
Insecure South-East

The Sun

Third term: How Ita Giwa tried to lure me to support Obasanjo
We can’t fund 2022 budget because Nigerians hate paying taxes –FIRS
Gunmen kill sergeant, sack Bayelsa police station
BREAKING: Finally, AGN secures Chiwetalu Agu’s release from DSS custody
E-transmission of election results: Senate removes condition, gives INEC power to decide
The Sun awards great honour to us –Orji, Okafor
Appointments of service chiefs should be representative –Gov Mohammed
E-transmission of election results: Senate removes condition, gives INEC power to decide
Infrastructural revolution in Rivers, reason for award to Wike –Obuah
… Gov’s ingenuity driving development –Nsirim
Maltina Teacher of the Year winner gets N6.5m, other incentives
Southern govs’ meeting: Questions on absence of Igbo governors
Ohanaeze berates Dokpesi over stand against Southern Presidency in 2023
PDP, CUPP fault direct primaries
CUPP kicks against direct primaries for parties
PDP zoning: North can produce National Chair, President – PDP Scribe
Why Nigeria must tap into $14trn global maritime space
Nigeria’s economy to shrink in Q4 2022 –IMF
UN to support Nigeria’s industrialisation bid
CBN, judiciary partner to boost financial system stability
Hero Lager promotes Igbo apprenticeship system with N50m grant, training
Zenith Bank /Delta Principals’ Cup: Organisers hail opening ceremony turnout, standard
Kebbi set to establish football academy with Portuguese agency
2021 NYG: Organisers expect 5,070 athletes, coaches, officials
…LOC, sports directors satisfied with Unilorin’s readiness
Odegbami, Owolabi, Rufai, others for ODEP Inter LG tourney final
Cash-strapped NFF borrows to prosecute 4 Super Eagles matches
Witchcraft: A spiritual weapon (7)
2023 poll: Only if Jonathan is candidate can PDP have hope
Paternity leave: Enhancing family values
Game over in Anambra, and the winner is…
Pandora Papers: Searching for smoking gun against Obi
Malice aforethought
Customs FOU Zone A pledges to sustain war on smuggling
MASPAN hosts strategic discourse on maritime security
Firms threaten to sue NPA over award of boat service contract
MasterCard Foundation, EDC, LSETF, others to create 200,000 jobs
Budget 2022: ‘More borrowing could spell doom for real sector’
Winners emerge in 7th UBA Bumper Savings Account Promo


JUST IN): 90 students, staff of Federal Government College in Kebbi regain freedom four months after abduction
Chiwetalu Agu released from DSS custody
Customs write FAAN, demand grounding of 62 private jets in Nigeria
Arewa group backs Sheriff for APC national chairmanship
Fayose visits Tinubu, says health issues know no political party
Ogun peace-building committee mourns demise of secretary, Oriola
549 indigent students benefit from scholarship programme in Kwara
Youth donates Nigerian flag, sandals, to 10 Nigerian primary schools in Cross River
Taraba doctors seek payment of Covid-19 allowances
Ex-vice chancellor docked for alleged N260m fraud
Police arrest man for allegedly killing father over chicken head in Ondo
Cooperate with kidnappers for your safety, police tell Nigerians
Over 20 doctors kidnapped as insecurity worries NMA
Actress Melanie Avalon Brings You Along Her Enthralling Biohacking Journey
Equities market rebounds as ASI adds 0.5 per cent
AMCON recovers N1.668bn from settlement of bond obligations
Customs write FAAN, demand grounding of 62 private jets in Nigeria
Cooperate with kidnappers for your safety, police tell Nigerians
South Africa court denies Henry Okah’s application for bail
Arewa group backs Sheriff for APC national chairmanship
Fayose visits Tinubu, says health issues know no political…
Ogun peace-building committee mourns demise of secretary,…
COWLSO to invest massively to boost education in rural…
Chevron, Pan Atlantic University reward 14 journalists for…
LASU elects Prof Boyo as new DVC admin
Zamfara Assembly suspends two lawmakers for allegedly aiding…
Buhari, APC irritating Nigerians with false performance…
South-West govs envisioned Amotekun becoming state police ―…
Senate probes budget office over oral approval by DG to pay…
Customs write FAAN, demand grounding of 62 private jets in…
Reps move to ensure restoration of electricity to Kaduna…
I never called for naira devaluation ― Osinbajo
Niger court restrains Kontagora from parading self as Emir…
Ned Nwoko Foundation, partners to roll out new malaria…
Performance review: Buhari directs ministers, others to sit…
Adebanjo, Akingba, Ojedokun, Williams, others call for…
South Africa court denies Henry Okah’s application for…
Lagos rewards presidential award-winning teacher, late…
IPOB: DSS moves Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja
Protest in Benin over deplorable condition of Benin-Sapele…
NASS, INEC agreement on electronic transmission shows…
Catholic Church confirms abduction of three seminarians in…
Nigeria’s trade costs are too high to attract investments ―…
US lottery agent, graphic designer, one other jailed for…
For Obadiah Mailafia
Much ado about AbokiFX
Property inspections in the post COVID-19 era
Babandede: Re-imagining and Remaking Immigration
APC in make-or-break state congress
The Atiku red flag to PDP NEC
Anambra, a state in the throes of bloodletting
Buhari, APC irritating Nigerians with false performance claims ― PDP
Viral voice note on WhatsApp billing false
Like Buhari, Yar’Adua, Jonathan, we may beg someone to be president in 2023…
Lagos rewards presidential award-winning teacher, late colleague with…
Wizkid’s Essence makes history as first African song to reach Top 10 on Billboard…
Africans are most fashionable people in the whole world ― Jimi Solanke
Toke Makinwa returns to reality TV as Gulder Ultimate Search anchor
Yemi Alade, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay to perform at Prince Williams’…

The Guardian

Lawyers on how to sanitise, save judiciary from political influence
Uzodimma vows to fish out culprits of Izombe mayhem
Preparing workers for imminent changes, disruption
Edo to immortalise Uwaifo, announces burial events
Lawyer sues Army for allegedly conducting internal security operations illegally
Church keeper ties, tortures 11-year -old boy in Rivers
Gunmen kidnap students of Catholic school in Kaduna
Chidinma pleads not guilty to murder of late Usifo Ataga
Russia says no progress in talks with US over standoff
Former Buhari’s aide in court over certificate forgery
Fintechs shun stock exchange for $876.5m funding overseas
CSOs, parties hail Senate’s u-turn on e-transmission of election results
Yar’Adua’s daughter, Zainab, forged Abuja land documents, minister tells court
Police hunt for abductors of three Kaduna seminarians
Adebanjo, Opadokun, others pay tributes to Kanu
Zambia ready to help Nigeria fight insecurity, says envoy
How to improve health sector performance in Nigeria, by NMA
Nigeria loses N7b yearly to non-passage of water bill, says FG
Lagos APC chairmanship aspirant, Tugbobo, canvasses consensus
‘Anthony Joshua, lightweight in a heavyweight’s garb’
AFN fears Okagbare may go to jail over alleged illegal drug use
UNILAG hosts two-day Lagos women cricket fiesta this weekend
Wenger still inspiring Arteta 25 years
Ayegbeni confident Nigeria will qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup
MFM FC set for pre-season ahead of new NPFL’s season
CSOs, parties hail Senate’s u-turn on e-transmission of election results
A president’s speech in self-denial
Malami and the ‘emergency rule’ in Anambra
That independence ‘theory’
How to make foreign investment work for Nigeria
91 private jet owners fail Customs’ verification test, risk forfeiture
NPA assures Tin Can port access road completion will eliminate Apapa gridlock
‘About 70 per cent containers shipped into Nigeria not seaworthy’


Fresh crisis brews in South-West PDP over sharing of NWC positions
Breaking: Actors Guild of Nigeria secures Chiwetalu Agu’s release
Expert states why Naira can’t be devalued now
EFCC recovers N1.667trn for AMCON In 3 years
Islamic School Corporal Punishment: Justice Haroon heads 10-member probe team
The deplorable condition of the Nigerian road: A bane to economic sustainability
Our huge defence bills
Man to die by hanging for killing his wife in Kano
Digital transformation: IT projects’ clearance saves Nigeria N22.8b in 4 years
2023: Challenges of the South east
LASU Senate elects Boyo as new DVC Administration
Restore equity, fairness and separatist agitations ‘ll vanish – S/East Bishops tell FG
On 5G the world will be watching Nigeria
IAU-UOC series: UNESCO Laureate Professor, Aremu to deliver lecture
Abia is 6th in HIV prevalence ranking in Nigeria, says US envoy
Obaseki swears in new Permanent Secretary, SUBEB chief
ILO committed to ensuring decent work for Nigerian workers, says Vanessa Phala
NPA, terminal operators partner for ports reconstruction
Buhari challenges ministers to redouble efforts, promote performance culture in MDAs
GSM@20: Obasanjo, Ndukwe, lead others to telecoms development Summit
E-govt: Why FG should constantly dialogue with technology service providers
Okowa predicts victory for PDP in Anambra guber poll
Obaseki swears in new Permanent Secretary, SUBEB chief
Anambra Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill
Cybersecurity: Why organisations must intensify awareness
In conversations with Tobi Adegboyega, Obi Cubana urges youths not to give up
Udom revives 117 yrs old AKwa Ibom hospital
Gov Emmanuel’s health care investments critical to national security, citizens welfare — Ex-President Jonathan
CBN engages CJN on Special Tribunal for loan recovery, financial disputes
O8atunji-Bello moves to reconcile warring ASUU factions in LASU
Hungary fans clash with police inside Wembley Stadium
Multi-billion naira Delta secretariat for inauguration December
Police arrest 2 abductors of Catholic priest, 45 other suspects
PDP Convention: North-Central leaders meet at Benue Lodge
Malaria Eradication: Ned Nwoko Foundation lauds WHO, FG over approval of RTS,S vaccine for use
Access Bank acquires majority stake in BancABC Botswana
C’River govt directs workers to report to work or face severe sanctions
Enforce safety regulations in Nigerian waterways, Reps urge transportation ministry, agencies

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