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

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

In Landmark Move, Cambridge Returns Benin Bronze Cockerel
#ENDSARS: Osinbajo, Govs Beg Youths to Halt Commemorative Protests
APC Holds State Congresses Amid Internal Crisis
Bakare: I May Consider Running for President in 2023
SAMSON SHONOWO : Surgeon with a Large Heart
Whistleblower Writes Senate, ICPC over Breach of Local Content Law by…
APC Congress: Information Minister’s Loyalists Reelect Bolarinwa as Factional Chair in…
Minister, Senator Flee as Gunmen Disrupt Factional APC Congress in…
Ndubuisi Kanu: Death and Power of Courage
Buhari, Ikpeazu, Umahi, Uzodinma, Others Pay Tributes as Rear Admiral Kanu…
NFF Calls for Change in Policies to Enable Women Own…
Abia APC State Congress Under way
6 Years Old Twins, 3 Other Personal Staff of Traditional Ruler Kidnapped in Kwara
In Nigeria’s Pharmaceutical Sector, Capacity Utilisation’s Still a Big Issue
As Currency Pressure Takes Toll on Commodity Prices
DORA MOORE-OJI: It’s Important to Reinvest Profits into…
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq: How Lai Mohammed Dehumanised Me
When Ekiti Woos Investors, Development Partners
The Indomitable Tinubu Factor
Onyeka ‘Don Perry’ Ogbatu: A BILLIONAIRE’S LOVE FOR HUMANITY
HighLife With Kayode Alfred
The New Face of Niger Delta Cultural Pageant 2021
Why Investors Should Respect the Craft of Filmmaking
AS THE MAN OF THE MOMENT, ABDULRAZAK GURNAH BASKS IN GLOBAL RECOGNITION
Salah is Best Player in the World, Says Klopp
Iheanacho Records Second Assist as Leicester Defeat Man Utd
Osinbajo in Between

The Nation

Untold story of youth corps member dehumanised by female army officer
BREAKING: Delegates injured, cars damaged as hoodlums attack factional Oyo PDP…
Abdulrazaq-backed APC elects new excos through affirmation
Abiodun spits fire as Ogun APC holds parallel Congresses
Adeyeye, Ojudu, others shun Ekiti APC Congress
Ganduje declares Shekarau-led parallel APC Kano Congress illegal
Sheikh Gumi’s stepmother Hajiya Bintu dies
The rare Admiral
All for the love of Thomas Sankara
APC holds parallel Congresses in Sokoto
Imuse leads Edo APC
Sylva absent as Lokpobiri’s faction boycotts Bayelsa APC…
Three factional chairmen emerge in A’Ibom APC
I don’t regret my actions on BBNaija show – Jackie B
Why I play natural music – Chime Tsnare
Buhari receives Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games baton
Man City prove too strong for Burnley
Five things we learned as Red Devils suffer damaging defeat…

The Punch

First anniversary of #EndSARS protests
Kwara govt awaits panel report amid stakeholders’ disapproval of pupils’ brutal flogging
I once dropped out of school due to financial difficulties – Miss Ireland, Pamela Uba
DLA to honour African digital arts innovators
Examining interplay between technology and electoral processes
Violence, protests rock APC congresses, factions battle in states
Hoodlums attack Oyo PDP leaders, cars vandalised, two chairmen emerge
Fast ahead of my arraignment, Nnamdi Kanu tells supporters
Rivers govt arrests two over pornographic display on electronic billboard
Edo lady with mouth tumour seeks help for surgery
NSCDC arrests herdsman for attacking farmer with machete in Kwara
Examining interplay between technology and electoral processes
Tax reliefs deprive FG of N5.16tn in 12 months
NGX Group lists 1.96 billion shares on exchange
Sahara Group plans $1bn LPG investment in Nigeria, others
Unremitted funds: How Buhari’s appointees sabotage economy, worsen borrowings
Nigerians are tired of APC, waiting for PDP – Diri
Omo-Agege’s aide elected APC chairman in Delta, Keyamo, others absent
Presidency: Nigerians will give PDP victory in 2023, says Atiku
Late Lobete goal sends 10-man Real Sociedad top of La Liga
Bournemouth top Championship after emotional win
Lazio vs Inter Milan: Felipe sent off as Inter suffer first Serie A defeat
Bundesliga: Taiwo Awoniyi scores as Union Berlin beat Wolfsburg 2-0
2Baba didn’t come to see me in America, Pero refutes Annie Idibia’s claims
Ex-BBNaija Angel alleges death threats over her ‘relationship status’
I get cold feet about marriage sometimes –Lilian Afegbai
The truth will come out soon – 2Baba’s ‘baby mama’, Pero

The Guardian

Anambra Guber: Parties fight dirty amid ‘no election’ panic
Banditry not religious, tribal problem, says Bagudu
ASUU, FG parley to ward off looming strike
Police parade blind woman with fresh human skull in Akwa Ibom
PCN links poor family planning to shortage of pharmacists
Group wants rape laws amended, increased reportage on violence against women
Implement safe school declaration to protect us – Coalition begs Buhari
Investors introduce project to reduce housing deficit
Nigeria to lose N38trillion to climate change activities by 2050
‘Leadership must have ideological basis for transformational development’
FG needs N215b yearly to fix federal roads —Lawmaker
Community pleads with IKEDC to install transformer
Hoodlums vandalise over 50 vehicles as PDP holds parallel congresses in Ibadan
Fully fit Barca can still win La Liga, says Koeman
‘Rivers United will rely on home support to beat Al Hilal’
Super Eagles urgently need a psychologist — Owolabi
Osinbajo receives Queen’s Baton Relay in Aso Villa
Delta hits 28 gold overall, as Lagos wins medals in swimming
Inter lose cool in first defeat of title defence at Lazio
Anambra Guber: How Deputy governor, other defections could affect APGA’s chances
IBRU ECUMENICAL CENTRE
The marriage institution – Part 19
Editorial
Terrorists’ attack on military formations
Boko Haram and migration crisis in Nigeria
Wanted: Nigerian football museum – Part 1
Our policemen baby-sitting our big men

Leadership

Divided Nigeria Will Not Survive – Federal Govt
British Lawmaker Dies After Stabbing
National Council On Transportation Approves 30km/h As Default Speed In Urban Areas
Defence Minister Seeks Credible Information To End Insurgency
Cracks In APC Widen As States Hold Parallel Congresses
NSCDC Dismisses 87 Officers Over Vandalism, Forgery, Others
New National Devt Plan Targets 21m Jobs, 5% GDP Growth
We’re On Mission To Rebuild Nigeria – Ayu
Cracks In APC Widen As States Hold Parallel Congresses
PDP Will Unite Nigeria, Gov Makinde Declares At Oyo PDP Congress
Confusion As Enugu APC Conducts Multiple Factional State Congresses
State Congress: Ugo Agballah Emerges Enugu APC Chairman
Kwara Congress: Infomation Minister’s Faction Elects New APC Executives
Rivers APC Congress: Abe, Loyalists’ Names Missing On Delegates’ List
BREAKING: APC National Headquarters Suspends Oyo Congress Over Irregularities
Agric Sector To Contribute 50% of GDP By 2031– Minister
6th National Youth Games’ Athletes To Represent Nigeria In Ethiopia, Senegal 2022
2022 Commonwealth Games: Nigeria Receives Queen’s Baton Relay
EDITORIAL
Malaria Vaccine: A Welcome Development
Our Own Pandora

The Sun

PDP presidential ticket: Governors, Atiku, others in final battle
I’ve no regrets on how my tenure ended as Rivers governor – Celestine Omehia
Sun Awards 2020: Sports minister applauds awardees’ selection
Eko Hotel agog as Sun Awards 2020 ceremonies begin
The Sun Awards 2020
At The Sun Awards: Nigeria’s unity negotiable –Kingibe
Sun Awards: We’re building for present, future generations –Wike, Man of the year
Nigeria Startup Bill sent to AGF – Pantami
MultiChoice Nigeria shines at MIPAD Top Global 100 Under-40 List
Plateau contributory healthcare services available to tertiary institutions-DG PLASCHEMA
UNN research centre trains journalists on environmental matters
PDP will unite Nigeria, Makinde declares
Anambra 2021: Deliver your polling booths, Ozigbo tells supporters
Nigerians now have hope, Ortom reacts to Ayu as PDP national chairman
Women group celebrates 20th anniversary
MultiChoice Nigeria shines at MIPAD Top Global 100 Under-40 List
FG to train 10,000 IDPs in digital literacy skills
Embrace ICT for business growth, firm urges MDAs, entrepreneurs – Ajiya
Compensation fee: Junior Ajayi at loggerheads with Al Ahly
Ndidi out of next Super Eagles’ game
Aftermath of alleged Journalist assault: Iheanacho risks Super Eagles’ ban
Osimhen likened to Cavani
Qatar 2022: Rohr in France to monitor Eagles
Zenith Bank/Delta Headmasters’ Cup gathers momentum
So long my Big sister, so long!
How to be a supportive partner
Ebonyi: PDP holds peaceful state congress, elects Okorie as chairman
Ogun APC Congress: Abiodun hails exercise as peaceful, transparent
National Convention: Fresh crisis hits South West PDP
We respect journalists and their work – Kaduna FRSC

Tribune

Lagos PDP affirms Saturday’s congress aborted by shooters
#EndSARS: Tension, fear in Lagos as Lekki shooting rally looms
Why I slept with my daughter —Suspect
Congress: There is no division in Ebonyi APC ― Umahi
About 50 vehicles vandalised as thugs storm Oyo PDP factional congress venue
Ogungbenro emerges Oyo PDP state Chairman
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome announces October virtual healing services
Keyamo, Ogboru, Ojougboh, others boycott Delta APC congress
Three killed, many injured as NURTW, RTEAN members clash in Lagos
Police arrest three suspected kidnappers in Bauchi
‘My husband smokes Indian hemp, beats me after I feed him, pay the rent’
Compel my husband to care for my feeding, clothing and rent, woman prays court
Why I slept with my daughter —Suspect
Ayu: PDP in dilemma over balancing
Awo: Afenifere blasts Buhari’s aide
APC has failed, I’ll restore Ekiti’s lost glory — Eleka
World Food Day: Edo govt announces zero-tolerance for hunger
JUST IN: Emir of Bungudu regains freedom after 32 days with…
APC state congress: 1,615 delegates elect state officials by…
No one has monopoly of leading Nigeria — Tambuwal
Gulder Ultimate Search returns to DStv, premieres this…
APC state congress: ALGON chairman emerges new party…
3 slug it out as Rivers APC goes for first state congress…
Lagos PDP congress disrupted as delegates flee following…
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome announces October virtual healing…
APC ready to take over Rivers governorship in 2023 — Dakuku
UN hints on cutting food supply to North-East
Two state chairmen expected as Akwa Ibom APC holds parallel…
Shooting at Kogi APC state congress
N20bn bailout fund: Kogi govt demands apology from EFCC
Kwara APC congress: Faction re-elects chairman
Kaduna APC chairman re-elected
World Food Day: Edo govt announces zero-tolerance for hunger
Imo APC elects state officers through consensus
Olu of Warri did not donate N4bn for Federal road…
Edo APC averts parallel congresses, presents consensus list
Ondo APC members re-elect Adetinmehin, others
Anambra 2021: Anambra deputy gov meets Andy Uba, pledges…
3 slug it out as Rivers APC goes for first state congress…
UN hints on cutting food supply to North-East
APC holds parallel state congress in Ogun
NACCIMA welcomes Turkish President ahead diplomatic tour
Anti-Open Grazing Bill: Edo’s unique approach
The need for security on waterways
Our politicians must be cured of spoilt child syndrome — Saliu, Nigeria’s…
How we will tackle vote-buying in Anambra election —INEC
Why I insist on northern president in 2023 — Dopkesi
What winning car, N.5m cash means to me as an undergraduate —Adeyemo,…
On nutrition and better health
Youths need to brace up for leadership in 2023
Why we killed one of our victims —Kaduna kidnap gang members
UNILAG to install 1,000 new CCTV cameras to beef up security
Nigerian Army will continue to bolster education in Nigeria — GOC II Division
Future of journalism, democracy in Nigeria under threat ― Prof Oso
Varsities to get N30bn revitalisation funds as IPPIS develops suitable…

Vanguard

Lagos PDP accuses APC of disrupting its congress
No one has monopoly of leading Nigeria – Gov Tambuwal
Gulder Ultimate Search 12: How to watch as the show premieres
BREAKING: EFCC grills ex-Gov Kwankwaso over N10bn pension fund
So what if your spouse is having an affair?!
Hoodlums disrupt PDP factional congress in Ibadan
Lagos PDP accuses APC of disrupting its congress
ECOWAS Parliament recommends adoption of regional instrument to prohibit tenure elongation
Gov El-Rufa’i tasks APC officials on excellent leadership in Kaduna State
Group condemns killing of soldiers, civilian, destruction of houses, vehicles in Imo community
2,500 youths trained in Under 45 CEO’s Business Summit in Onitsha
Dozens of poorly executed constituency projects scattered across Kano, Human Rights Group alleges
[VIDEO] Policemen allegedly extort student in Okene using POS
APC Congress: Two factional chairmen emerge in Bauchi amidst allegations of malpractice
Breaking: Explosions, heavy gun shooting rock Maiduguri outskirts
9lLagos APC: Any other congress, tea party — Sanwo-Olu
Ebonyi Congresses: Okoro-Emegha emerges as APC Party Chair; PDP elects Toochukwu Okorie
APC congresses: Seamless exercise in Lagos as Ojelabi emerges chairman
Lagos CP lauds APC, PDP for peaceful congress elections
What every Nigerian should know about COVID-19 vaccination
[VIDEO] APC Congress: Elderly woman caught in the middle, as thugs and police exchange bullets in Ogun
APC postpones state congress in Oyo
Alphonsus Eba emerge APC Chairman in Cross River
Nigerians in paradise 2015, depletion of Excess Crude Account unacceptable ― Rep member
APC holds two congresses in Abia
APC State Congress peaceful in Delta
Ondo APC members re-elect Adetimehin, others in peaceful congress
APC congress peaceful in Delta, as Sobotie emerges Chairman
Imo APC elects Ebere as state chairman
2023: Group drums support for Yahaya Bello
NCDC confirms 3,208 deaths from cholera in 31 states, FCT
Kaduna APC adopts consensus, Jekada returns as Chairman
Gulder Ultimate Search 12: How to watch as the show premieres
As BBNaija ends, Gulder Ultimate Search returns to DStv
Premier League: Iheanacho grabs assist as Leicester beat Man United 4-2
ECOWAS Parliament recommends adoption of regional instrument to prohibit tenure elongation
Gov El-Rufa’i tasks APC officials on excellent leadership in Kaduna State
Breaking: Explosions, heavy gun shooting rock Maiduguri outskirts
FRSC vows to impound vehicles without number plates
Calabar explosion: It is routine exercise,no cause for panic — Army
Nigeria’ll lose N38trn to climate change by 2050 if…— ActionAid

Daily Trust

Emir Of Bungudu Released After One Month In Captivity
How Declining Agric Budget Is Slowing Down Sector’s Growth
‘We Are Protecting Both Farmers And Grain Buyers’
Setting Up Backyard Fish Farming
How To Identify Fresh Meat – Scientists
‘Climate Change Worst Threat To Food Security’
No One Has Monopoly Of Leading Nigeria – Tambuwal
DSS Seals Venue Of Parallel APC Congress In Kano
Man Whose Gang Kidnapped, Killed Pregnant Medical Doctor Confesses
Policemen Flee As Gunmen Invade Ogun Monarch’s Palace During APC Congress
PODCAST: A Deeper Look At How Some Nigerian Elites ‘Siphon’, Hide Loots
Primary Sch Teachers Abandoned, Owed Salaries In Many States
NACCIMA Welcomes Turkish President Ahead Diplomatic Tour
Two Die, Two Injured As Customs Officers, Smugglers Clash In Ogun
Kwankwaso In EFCC Net Over ‘Pension Fraud’
El-Rufai Inaugurates Council To Regulate Religious Preaching In Kaduna
We’ll Always Welcome Buhari In South East – Monarch
Controversy Deepens Over Move To Float NG Eagle From Arik
High Gas Price Eroding Profit, Raising Production Cost, Entrepreneurs Lament
How Kano, Kaduna Gov’ts Use Technology To Generate Revenue
Reps Summon CBN, Finance Ministry Over Stalled $3.1bn E-Customs Project
Concerns As NASS, Judiciary, INEC Budgets Shrouded In Secrecy
2023: Knocks, Kudos Trail N/Assembly’s Adoption Of Direct Primary For Parties
Gombe APC Elects Executives Through Consensus
Edo APC Bars Journalists From Congress Venue
Lagos PDP Congress Aborted As Thugs Invade Venue
Osinbajo Receives 2022 Commonwealth Games Baton
Pinnick, Others Flag Off Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit’s Sports Initiative
Kaduna In High Spirit Ahead Of 2021 International Polo Festival
5 Stars Pan-African Cup Kicks Off In Ghana
Money In Nigerian Sports Is Responsible For Lingering Crisis – Dalung
More Sports
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Tuface Releases Video Of Self With Annie As Pero Bounces Back On Social Media
EndSARS: We Can’t Be Silenced, Falz Dares Police
Pero, Tuface’s Baby Mama, Breaks Silence
3 ‘Kidnappers’ Arrested After Collecting Ransom In Edo
#EndSARS: NEC Warns Against Fresh Protests, To Prosecute Erring Policemen

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