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News Headlines Oct 16, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Just In: Inflation Drops to 16.63%
CDS: 250 Bandits ‘Neutralised’ After Telecoms Blackout in N’West, 600 Arrested
Emefiele: Nigeria Spends 40% of FX on Importation of Petrol, Others
Osinbajo: Obasanjo’s Seizure of LG Funds Forced Lagos to Think Like Sovereign State
Edo Women Leaders Laud Obaseki’s Commissioner Appointments
MultiChoice Nigeria Shines at MIPAD Top Global 100 under 40 List
NGOs Kick against Commercial Release of Tela Maize
Runsewe Lauds Gov Abiodun’s Cultural Tourism Driven Economy
Akeredolu Seeks Constitutional Roles for Traditional Rulers
Group Commends Osun for Passing VAPP into Law
Nigerian Student Makes Final List for $100,000 Global Student…
FCE Akoka Graduates 83 Students
Coderina, FG Empower Youths with Digital Skills
Brands Pledge to Support Youth Engagement, Growth
Restoring the Dignity, Rights of Humans
Buhari Calls on Media for Responsible Reporting
Bakare: Debate on Power Rotation Fuelled by Political Immaturity
Oyo Set to Revoke Contracts of 22 Firms
FG Inaugurates Committee to Harmonise Work Plans in N’Delta
State Congress: Kwara APC May Produce Two Chairmen on Saturday
Ogun: Abiodun Restates Commitment to Welfare of Judges
Private Sector Crucial in Actualising SDGs in 2030, Says Don
Invest in Areas of Economic Strength, Osinbajo Advises Govs
Obiano Presents N141.9bn Appropriation Bill for 2022
Obaseki: Fayemi’s Transformation Strides in Water Sector Outstanding
FG to Pay Varsity Staff N22.172bn Earned Allowances
Kwara Empowers Visually Impaired Mother of Four, Others with Cash, Tools
Lagos Road Sweepers Get Free Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening, Treatment
Ondo Students’ Election Raises Dust as Concerned Students Urge Akeredolu to…
Lagos Warns against Uncoordinated Physical Devt Along Regional Road Alignments
UK, Nigeria Reiterate Commitment to Partner on Mutual Economic Benefits
Coderina, FG Empower Youths with Digital Skills
Brands Pledge to Support Youth Engagement, Growth
FoodCo Expands, Opens New Store in Abeokuta
Customer Service Week: Remita Fetes, Rewards ‘Support Team’
Indomie Rewards Creativity in Nigerian Children
A YEN FOR CERTAINTY
New Tax Tribunal Rules: Own Goal by Finance Minister
Abiodun: Meeting Housing Needs of Ogun Residents
Flavour ‘Levels’ with New Style, Video
Driving Habits That Kill
Grammy Winner, Babalola to Perform in Lagos
Kayode Kasum Uncovers Exciting Teaser for ‘Soòlé’
Temi Ajibewa: Mentoring Has to Happen Because Most of Us Learn By Observation
Drogba Inspired Me from Cleaning Gutters to Playing Football, Says Osimhen
Chidera Ejuke: Super Eagles’ Rising Star
Leicester Hope to Revive Ambition with Man Utd Visit
Gerrard Charges Bassey on How to Become Super Eagles Star
Battle to Ward off Predators
Ndidi Ruled out of Super Eagles’ Next World Cup Qualifiers
THE ATIKU CHALLENGE WE MUST ACCEPT
Naira’s False Exchange Rate and Osinbajo’s Acumen

The Nation

PDP: Southwest leaders split over deputy chairman slot
OLUWO OF IWO: I’m not in hurry to remarry
Reps threaten to drop MDAs from 2022 appropriation over poor…
Where are the Borno billionaires and elite?
Primacy of primary
N20b Kogi bailout loan: N19.3b returns to CBN, EFCC withdraws case
Rigging Anambra election impossible, says Ozigbo
Cholera outbreak: Infection rate dropped by 37 percent -NCDC report
Bakare: E-transmission of results good, electronic voting more…
Untold story of youth corps member dehumanised by female army…
How we kidnapped priests, killed another victim, by suspects
FG declares October 19 public holiday
Inflation slows down to 16.63 per cent NBS
Rigging Anambra election impossible, says Ozigbo
Cholera outbreak: Infection rate dropped by 37 percent -NCDC report
Why I play natural music – Chime Tsnare
Glo Battle of the Year: Poko Lee joins judges as organisers call…
Ogunlesi, Balogun make judges of Lions’ Den
Mary Lazarus, Etinosa, lament expensive burial rites
Buhari urges insurers on speedy claims settlement
NAFDAC urged to simplify registration
Budget 2022 ready before December 16, says Omo-Agege
EDITORIAL
2021 Nobel prizes
Eight famous sportsmen married to childhood sweethearts
Eight famous sportsmen married to childhood sweethearts
Iwobi resumes full training, says Benitez
Budweiser Game of Kings Match: Terry, Carlos to storm Lagos
Blackmail, culture and progress
Human progress is relative, just as culture – as sociologists insist that no culture should be…
Saro-Wiwa would have been 80 on Sunday
Will democracy survive? (1)

The Punch

I grew up cleaning gutters, fetching water for a living – Osimhen
Ogun pupil slumps, dies after tussle with classmate over school bag
Osinbajo-for-president campaign posters flood Ibadan
Anambra poll: Igbo in diaspora, PANDEF vow to resist rigging
I used to be a sprinter, these days I sprint to beer parlours – Senator
South-West opposes consensus as Oyinlola, Oladipo battle for deputy chair’s seat
Osinbajo-for-president campaign posters flood Ibadan
Competence, not zone, should determine next president’s choice –Bakare
NDLEA to appeal ruling imposing N700,000 fine against drug convicts
Police arrest two Cameroonians, Nigerian with explosives in Akwa Ibom
101 died, 625 injured in eight months in Lagos road crashes –FRSC
FG’ll pay foreign debts before other obligations – Emefiele
Nigeria’s inflation falls to 16.63%, lowest in eight months
Nigeria’s debt-to-GDP ratio to hit 42% by 2026 – IMF
Agriculture lifted 4.21 million Nigerians out of poverty – FG
Anambra poll: Igbo in diaspora, PANDEF vow to resist rigging
Ekiti LG polls: PDP withdraws, says outcome predetermined
Sam Anyanwu becomes South East consensus candidate for PDP National Secretary
Defection: PDP asks court to sack gov Matawalle, three Zamfara senators, others
I grew up cleaning gutters, fetching water for a living – Osimhen
I used to be a sprinter, these days I sprint to beer parlours – Senator
Iheanacho guns for 35th EPL goal
We’ll deal with Eagles, vows Cape Verde star
I’m happy, fulfilled giving to others –Olakunle Churchill
I get cold feet about marriage sometimes –Lilian Afegbai
Lions’ Den debuts in Nigeria, offers millions to entrepreneurs
Davido, Martell collaborate

Leadership

Investor’s Guide: 10 Best Sites To Invest Like A Pro
Appraising Presidency’s Midterm Ministerial Retreat
APC Parallel Congresses Loom In Osun, Bayelsa Others
MONEY MATTERS: Economy And Investment
UniCal To Upgrade Medical Centre – VC
Nigerian Army Donates Educational Materials To Pupils
Niger Delta Stakeholders Fault Perjury Allegation Against Sylva, Wabote
Use Anambra Poll To Test Electronic Transmission Of Results – ADP
Diaspora Igbo, PANDEF Leaders Demand Free, Fair Guber Poll In Anambra
Police Rescue 2 Stolen Babies In Akwa Ibom
Nigeria’s Poorest Spend N120bn Treating Malaria Annually
APC Parallel Congresses Loom In Osun, Bayelsa Others
Use Anambra Poll To Test Electronic Transmission Of Results – ADP
Diaspora Igbo, PANDEF Leaders Demand Free, Fair Guber Poll In Anambra
Ekiti 2022: Fayemi Tasks Aspirants On Peaceful Conduct
2023: New Twists In Kwankwaso’s Plan To Join APC
Court Clears Ex-Taraba Acting Gov, Danladi, To Contest 2023 Election
State Congress Won’t Hold In Abia, APC Elders Declare
Investor’s Guide: 10 Best Sites To Invest Like A Pro
MONEY MATTERS: Economy And Investment
Trustfund Pensions Engages Employers On Compliance With CPS
Making A Fortune From Car Sales
JUST-IN: Supply Deficit Pushes Oil Prices To $85 Per Barrel
NBBF Elections: Players Kick Against Benin Venue, Want Kida Out
Music Promoter, Ola Ibironke, Buried Amidst Tears
Meet Young Music Star, Founder Of Africa Boyz Records, Icepondis
30, My Ride Or Die Throughout The Most Turbulent Period of My Life – Adele
[EDITORIAL] Nigerian Pharmacists And COVID-19 Vaccine

The Sun

COVID-19: FG releases revised Int’l travel protocol to Nigeria
Breaking: Sam Anyanwu emerges s’east consensus candidate for PDP National Secretary
North settles for Ayu as PDP national chairman
The Sun Awards: Wike, Mele Kyari, Ganduje, Bello, Buni, Onyema, Adeleke, Kingibe For Honour Today
Bishop Mike Okonkwo: Nigeria needs a ruthless leader with a human face
2023: Where president comes from doesn’t matter, says Bakare
Court returns property to Prince Arthur Eze
We’ve completed over 1, 000 projects in three years –Fayemi
Restive youths take over Minna
Lagos fights cyber crime with youth empowerment
Edo women leaders laud Obaseki’s commissioner appointments
ENDSARS anniversary: NEC urges protesters to seek alternative means of engagement
Buni charges APC members on peaceful conduct of state congress
Ogun APC Congress: Only election held at MKO Abiola Stadium valid – CECPC
Sam Anyanwu emerges South-East consensus candidate for PDP National Secretary
Ganduje slams ex-gov Shekarau, as Kano APC crisis deepens
2023: Where president comes from doesn’t matter, says Bakare
AAAN, MIPAN, OAAN, others okay new industry practice guidelines
Airport Concession: FG should give Bi-Courtney ‘right of first refusal’ to bid – Babalakin
Victoria Crest Homes Flags off Sustainable Housing Estates in Lagos
We’re collaborating with ET Airline to make Ethiopia travel, touristhub –Belete, Director, Kuriftu Resorts
AdCademy, AAAN offers $5,000 free post graduate diploma course
Ex-Eagles stars, 2,000 delegates for 5th Adron Games in Ogun
Senate president charges sports federations against overdependence on FG for funding
Atletico, Milan, Inter enter race for €20m Onuachu
Sports ministry denies sharing basketballers’ monies
Chukwueze returns to Super Eagles November
Zik Zulu lands with Mr Wonderful season 2
Music, games as Jameson connects with connoisseurs
I’m naturally not romantic –Angel Samuda
‘Why we’re hosting Lagos Independence Festival of Excellence next year’
How to be a supportive partner
Army denies constructing Ruga in South East
Are we stranded in Nigeria?
Chiwetalu Agu, Izombe mayhem and militarisation of the South East
Igbo youths and Surveyor Kabir: A story of national integration (2)
AFCFTA: A voice for tourism transportation summit
IntegratE: FG, stakeholders move to upscale PHC, family planning
PDP group knocks Ayade over continued absence at southern governor’s forum meeting, tacit support for open grazing
Political campaigns up in Borno ahead APC state congress
Revenue reviews: Bagudu seeks emphasis on revenue mobilisation, not sharing
Banditry is not a religious or tribal problem — Bagudu
International Day of the Girl child: Bank, NGO celebrate girl child
Plateau Tertiary Institutions want Lalong to remit N460 million to institutions to suspend strike
I made Alabede to showcase beauty of African culture –Jide Awobona, filmmaker

Daily Trust

How Security Operatives Brutalised Female Doctor, Patients At Abuja Hospital
Dumpsite Menace: Epidemic Looms As Sokoto Residents Lament Government Neglect
Crack In Kano APC Widens As Shekarau, Ganduje Battle For Control
Meet Taraba Indigenes Who Can Spend Hours In Deep Water
How Kano, Kaduna Govts Use Technology To Generate Revenue
COVID-19: FG Releases New Int’ Travel Arrival Protocol
Why I Created Metropolitan Authorities – El-Rufai
Eidul-Mawlid: FG Declares Tuesday As Public Holiday
Tunde Bakare: Nigeria Needs Competent President Not Power Rotation
Pandora Papers Expose Shady Deals Of Third APC Governor
Gunmen Abduct Twin Daughters, Personal Aides Of Kwara Monarch
Five Top Kannywood Actors Who Contested Political Offices But Lost
COVID-19: FG Releases New Int’ Travel Arrival Protocol
Akin Fadeyi Foundation, FRSC Hit The Airwaves With Anti-Corruption Programme
Germany, Nigeria Sign MoU On Museum Cooperation
FG Approves Gratuities Of Over 100 Ex-Biafran Soldiers
Three Farmers Killed In Fresh Plateau Attack
How Kano, Kaduna Govts Use Technology To Generate Revenue
Reps Summon CBN, Finance Ministry Over Stalled $3.1bn E-Customs Project
Coys To Sue NPA Over Planned Award Of Pilotages To INTELS
Trustfund Pension Decry Surge In Un-Credited Contribution
Enforcing PIA Forms 80% Of Expected Tasks – C’ttee
Crack In Kano APC Widens As Shekarau, Ganduje Battle For Control
Congress: Abdulrazaq Pleads For Rancour-Free Exercise In Kwara
Ogun APC: Police Issue Alert As Abiodun, Amosun Prepare For Parallel Congresses
Kwara APC Inaugurates LG Chairmen, Secretaries
2031 Presidency: Don’t Threaten Us, Northern Elders Warn PANDEF
Basketball Players Protest In Abuja, Want NBBF Constitution Amended
Keeper Adeyemi Impresses Rohr As Team Ekiti Wins 2021 NYSC DG’s Cup
CAFCL: Wike Motivates Rivers United With N41m
6th NYG: Traders Express Mixed Feelings On Patronage
Pedri To Stay At Barca Until 2026 With €1 Billion Release Clause
Tuface Ignores Brymo, Preaches Peace Ahead Of Anambra Election
Kenneth Okonkwo: Quit Your Relationship If Your Partner No Longer Listen To You
Five Top Kannywood Actors Who Contested Political Offices But Lost
PHOTOS: Ikorodu Bois Set To Drop Own Version Of Squid Game
Hide Your Wives, Boma Warns Men
Fleeing Husband Of Murdered Olympic Gold Medalist Arrested
U.S. To Equip 300 Nigerian Teachers With 21st Century Teaching Skills
Medical Entrepreneurship: An Untapped Gold Mine

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