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News Headlines Oct 18, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

In a Dramatic Shift, Kingibe Says Nigeria’s Unity Negotiable
Crisis Hits APC Congresses in Lagos, Abia, Akwa Ibom, Niger, Enugu, Kwara, Others
Terror Attacks: UK Warns Citizens against Travelling to 12 Nigerian States
500,000 People at Risk of Starvation in North-east, Says UN
Pressure Mounts on Secondus to Withdraw Court Case over PDP Chairmanship
CSOs Oppose Commercial Release of TELA Maize
Senate Probes Alleged Payment of N28bn to Unnamed MDAs by Budget…
FG to Upgrade Industrial Arbitration Panel to Commission
FG, UNDP, Private Sector Partner on COVID-19 Waste Disposal Management
Envoy Canvasses Support for Nigeria-Vietnam Trade, Cultural Association
FG Targets $18bn Annual Returns from Cassava Export
Police Arrest Four Personnel over Extortion of 25,000 from Traveller
Buhari Rejoices with Akin Mabogunje at 90
Enugu Pledges to Partner NGO on Ending Gender-based Violence
SERAP Sues Buhari, Others over Plan to Monitor WhatsApp Messages
14 Year-Old Emerges HACEY Essay Competition Winner
NPF, PSC Set to Conclude Recruitment of 10,000 Constables
Food Security: FG, FAO Sign $0.35m MoU to Boost Drip…
Contributory Pension: Trustfund Moves to Tackle Uncredited Contributions
MOWCA Election: Onyema Lobbies West, Central African Countries for Nigerian Candidate
FG Seeks 50% Agriculture Contribution to GDP as Stakeholders Moves to…
Driven by CBN Intervention in Various Sectors, Inflation Rate, Currency in…
Oando, Medview Airline, Others Fail to Submit Two-year Results on NGX
Can Oyetola Survive the Coming Onslaught?
How Nigerian Youths Failed to Utilize Opportunities of EndSARS Protests
THE 2022 APPROPRIATION BILL
Sustaining Campaign for Equitable Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts
NIGERIAN LAWYERS MUST TAKE THE LEAD
Academy: Wike, Real Madrid Sign Ratification Agreement
Osimhen’s Late Winner Secures Napoli’s Eight Straight Serie A Win
French Ambassador Fetes Nigerian Cyclists ahead World Championship
Bayelsa Utd Secure Slim 1-0 Advantage over Tunisia’s CS Sfaxien
IOC Warns Proposed Biennial FIFA World Cup Threat to Other Sports
Kane Ends Goal Drought as Spurs Sink Rejuvenated Newcastle
THE CASE FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

The Nation

Secondus, Anyanwu deepen PDP pre-convention crisis
Suspended chair ‘won’t withdraw case’ Southeast chieftains reject governors’ candidate for secretary
Congresses: Why new excos must reconcile party members, by leaders
#ENDSARS: One year after the mother of all protest
Youths consult, push for better Nigeria
PANDEF to Dikio: sustain reforms in PAP
Wike doing well in Rivers, says Kalu
Oluwo to Fed Govt: heal Igbo civil war wound
Minister: Railway paying back loans
Congresses not conducted by accredited officials null and void,…
Nigerian equities make N310b gain in global rally
Fake soldier, policeman arrested for drug trafficking
Group urges women to register for PVCs
Bello pledges 30% allocation to education
NCC holds talks with licensees in Kano
Youths consult, push for better Nigeria
Wike doing well in Rivers, says Kalu
Adunni Ade: A sound engineer once groped me on set
Laycon, Neo throw weight behind Orijin new flavour
Shola Fapson warns against flaunting relationships on social…
Domestic gas production hits 66.58%
NNPC remains transparent, accountable, says Kyari
EDITORIAL
2021 Nobel prizes
Fake soldier, policeman arrested for drug trafficking
Gunmen abduct two varsity students, another in Nasarawa
Four killed, others injured in Ebonyi community
Pinnick, others flag off NDDIS sports initiative in London
Group urges women to register for PVCs
Anambra poll and Southeast gunmen

The Punch

Fleeing Lagos task force officers shoot banker for protesting car damage
Nollywood actress accused of brutalising Lagos nanny over son’s treatment
Imo woman who saved mother-in-law from burning house dies
Bello vows sanctions for policemen caught extorting N25,000 from travellers
Five abducted royal family members rescued in Kwara
Utomi, Falana to attend lecture in honour of #EndSARS, Dele Giwa
Buhari’s scorecard decidedly not good enough
Nigerian news doesn’t make one happy, after listening, I go on my knees to pray – 94-year-old Rev Adejobi
Bello vows sanctions for policemen caught extorting N25,000 from travellers
Five abducted royal family members rescued in Kwara
NSCDC threatens operators’ arrest, lists four deaths in Ondo boat accidents
Lagos orders suspension of construction in Shapatta
Lagos delivers 11th housing estate, inaugurates Bayview
Coca-Cola HBC targets net-zero emission with €250m investment
Firm introduces sustainable housing estates
Education minister’s ally, Misau, emerges Bauchi APC chairman
Ligue 1: Guendouzi inspires Marseille to win over Lorient
EPL top scorers: Salah, Vardy lead after Sunday’s matches
Stand collapses as Dutch football fans celebrate
Napoli vs Torino: Osimhen fires Napoli top of Serie A table
Video: Legacy I want to leave behind, Mr Ibu reveals as he turns 61
Why I didn’t have intimate relationship on BBNaija –Beatrice Nwaji
Why I don’t show off my family on social media –Gbenga Adeyinka

Leadership

Anambra Poll: Group Calls For Probe Of Bribery Allegation
UN Dep Sec-Gen, Others Applaud Williams’ African Power Girls Book
PDP Crisis: Why I’m Still In Court – Secondus
NEPZA Lauds LFZ’s Financial Times’ Global Free Zone Award
Ex-UK PM Calls For Airlift Of 240m Vaccines To Poorer Countries
Australia’s Melbourne Set To End World’s Longest Lockdowns
11 Die In Kwara Auto Accident
Kalu, Dare Shower Encomiums On Wike At Sun Awards
I Will Produce 1,000 Anambra Youth Millionaires Annually – Soludo
Osun APC Congress: Salinsile, Baderinwa Emerge Chairman, Secretary
NSCDC Dismisses 87 Officers Over Vandalism, Forgery, Others
Abuja Now Home To Abandoned, White Elephant Projects
Budget Office Paid N28bn To Unnamed MDAs – Senate
Investors Besiege Oil Companies’ Shares Over Rising Crude Prices
MTN Nigeria Compensates Subscribers For Network Downtime
I Wasn’t Arrested, I Visited EFCC On My Own Volition – Kwankwaso
NACCIMA Welcomes Turkish President, Erdogan, Ahead Diplomatic Tour
Australia’s Melbourne Set To End World’s Longest Lockdowns
BBNaija 6: Yousef To Be Compensated With N2m, Endorsement Deal Despite Failing Task
[EDITORIAL] Katsina And The Back To School Project

The Sun

PANDEF urges Dikio to sustain reforms in PAP
Pro-Buhari group rejects anti-grazing law
Anambra election: We’ve no business with INEC –IPOB
KALU HAILS OONI OF IFE, OBA ADEYEYE OGUNWUSI AT 47
Anxiety as cooking gas crisis worsens
SERAP sues Buhari over plan to monitor WhatsApp messages
NDLEA arrests fake police officer, soldier, corps member, 660 others
Police rescue twins, 3 others kidnapped in Kwara
FG completes 700km of railway
4 die,19 injured in Ondo boat mishap
NAF denies paying N20m to bandits
PDP: South East leaders reject Anyanwu as secretary
APC congress widens cracks in state chapters
… PDP mocks APC over parallel congresses
Dishonesty in funding, responsible for party officials’ unethical, substandard practices — APC Govs DG
Nigeria-China N720bn currency swap collapses
Chivita celebrates World Juice Day
COVID-19: BoI, Ebonyi govt sign MoU on MSMEs’ economic stimulus
BOI, Ebonyi Govt sign MoU on COVID-19 economic stimulus for MSMEs
Embrace ICT for business growth, firm tells MDAs, entrepreneurs
Newcastle to make Pogba first transfer of Saudi revolution
2021 NBBF Electoral, Appeals Committee inaugurated
2022 World Cup Final Playoffs: Egypt threatens S/Eagles top seeding
Osimhen makes Serie A’s most valuable XI
… Napoli striker says “Ighalo my idol”
UFC champ Kamaru Usman gifts mansion to parents
Spartak Moscow fans attack Victor Moses
Crystal Palace tracks Aribo
Wike, Real Madrid sign cooperation ratification agreement
Nasarawa: Lafia Golf Club gains global recognition, seeks state support
CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba record vital away win in Senegal
State of emergency in a democracy
Adeola distributes 15,000 books, boards, bus to schools
Court bares Osun monarch, Oluwo, from denying cleric religious rites
Charcoal exporters seek FG’s endorsement of its traceability system
CEO: I’m only gov who has come out publicly to say I neither want to be president nor vice-president –Ikpeazu

Tribune

APC to sanction masterminds of parallel congresses, says chieftains involved are saboteurs
Fuel subsidy hits N816bn in seven months
No payment made to bandits in exchange for anti-aircraft weapon ― Nigerian Air Force
Betty Anyawu-Akeredolu’s award, a testament of commitment to family support of Ondo people ― Oyerinmade
Ondo APC hails Akeredolu for peaceful congress
Bayelsa: APC Publicity scribe commends members for peaceful Congress
Buhari greets Ikpeazu, Mabogunje, Sanni on birthdays
Evans Akhabue honoured at 2021 Hollyland Tech Awards
NYSC DG, Marwa bag ‘Sun Award for Public Service’
Sokoto flags off registration of motorcycles, tricycles operators
Police rescue twin daughters, aides of Kwara monarch
Abducted ex-Akwa Ibom Senator regains freedom
Lifepage launches multimillion naira end-of-year offer
DPR withdraws NOV Oil & Gas operation licences over non-compliance to labour, oil & gas laws
Stanbic IBTC facilitates acquisition of equity stake In Food Concepts PLC
SERAP sues Buhari, wants court to declare ‘plan to monitor WhatsApp…
Nigeria too toxic for growth to happen now—Charly Boy
IGP orders Delta CP to investigate assassination attempt on…
Food security: Lagos to commence agric mechanisation…
Bill Clinton discharged after spending five days in hospital
Akeredolu condemns cult clashes in Ondo
Container haulage cost from Apapa port to Lagos reduced by…
Makinde remains our leader, Oyo PDP chieftain tells…
INEC recognises PDP’s congress conducted at Adamasingba ―…
State Congress: Gbajabiamila tasks Lagos APC Exco to lead…
Benue missing nine: Govt imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew in…
As APC Niger gets new excos, governor says consensus has…
APC Congress: Two factional chairmen emerge in Bauchi…
South-East PDP boils as governors, ex-governors war over…
Sokoto flags off registration of motorcycles, tricycles…
Reps suspend recruitment of 600 FCT-IRS over breach of…
Lagos APC group, Conscience Forum, elects 37-member state…
APC’s crisis-ridden congresses explain why Nigeria is in…
NPAN gives November 1 deadline for members to empanel…
Aregbesola’s camp loses out as Osun APC committee…
Ondo APC hails Akeredolu for peaceful congress
Container haulage cost from Apapa port to Lagos reduced by…
Bayelsa: APC Publicity scribe commends members for peaceful…
State Congress: Gbajabiamila tasks Lagos APC Exco to lead…
INEC will conduct free and fair election ― IPAC assures…
Congresses of gun and godfathers
APC’s crisis-ridden congresses explain why Nigeria is in conflict ― PDP
INEC recognises PDP’s congress conducted at Adamasingba ― Oyo REC

The Guardian

Mixed fortunes as APC state congresses hold
How ‘Holy Water’ ruins 10-year-old marriage
CBN supports Lagos blue line rail project with N60b
Lull in PDP as presidential aspirants amass in Southeast APC
Ghosts of #EndSARS haunt FG’s policies on power, petrol subsidies
Anglican bishops back South governors, warn open grazing will cause food shortage
On IGP’s order, police begin probe of ‘errant’ officers in Kogi
WFP threatens to halve food rations for North East IDPs
Air pollution caused 1.1m deaths across Africa in 2019
Soludo urges peace for credible Anambra guber poll
COVID-19, cholera, measles kill 244 in Borno
Groups task FG, Igbo leaders on insecurity in South East
One year after #EndSARS, 300 protesters still in Kirikiri, says victim
Perfect Napoli reclaim top spot after Osimhen’s ‘most important’ goal
Wike, Real Madrid sign cooperation ratification agreement
Enyimba not celebrating yet despite away win, says Finidi
AFN discovers new stars at National Youth Games
Issele-Uku school leads 25 others to Zenith/Delta Headmasters’ Cup zonal play-offs
NBBF inaugurates Glover-led 2021 Electoral/Appeals Committee
Ghosts of #EndSARS haunt FG’s policies on power, petrol subsidies
Anglican bishops back South governors, warn open grazing will cause food shortage
Osinbajo’s prescription and painful history of naira devaluation
Perfect Napoli reclaim top spot after Osimhen’s ‘most important’ goal
Schools must lay foundations to bridge Africa’s skills gap
Why secession is not the solution
Enough of Nigeria’s dependence on diaspora remittances
Osinbajo’s prescription and painful history of naira devaluation
Underwriters secure regulatory approval for share capital increment
Experts urge insurers, pension players on economic growth

Daily Trust

Gunmen Abduct Katsina Village Head From Palace
18 Months After Buhari’s Directive, Oronsaye Report Still Stuck
Shock As Suspended Kano ‘Black Market’ Judge Bounces Back
EndSARS Protests, Riots And Thereafter
Naira Depreciation And 2022 Budget
Ochanya: Slow Pace Of Trial Underscores Need For Special Courts
IPPIS: Why Some Lecturers Are Getting N6000 Salary – Accountant Generalv
Officer Who Brutalised Traveller In Kogi Arrested
Only Ungrateful Persons Will Say Buhari Hasn’t Done Anything For South East – Stella Oduah
Nigeria’s Unity Negotiable, Says Kingibe
How IPPIS Breeds Irregularities, Uncertainty In Varsities
Son Of Ex-Somali Political Aide Held Over UK Lawmaker Stabbing
Fire Destroys Goods Worth Millions In Anambra
PSL Capital Limited Rebrands, Changes Name To Parthian Securities Limited
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40 Listed Insurance, Coys Fined N1bn Over Infractions
NCC Meets 104 North-Zone Licensees On Services
VREG: FG Imposes Additional N6000 On Imported Vehicles
TCN Unveils P/H Power Transmission Office After 11 Years
Benue, Niger Demand Dry Ports, Functional River Ports
APC Congresses: Confusion As 4 Chairmen Emerge In Akwa Ibom
APC Will Take Over Benue In 2023 — Akume
PDP Mocks APC Over Crisis At State Congresses
Osun APC: Any Parallel Congress, A Funeral Ceremony — Elegbeleye
Massari Expresses Cautious Optimism Ahead 2021 World Track Cycling Championship
Bayelsa United Edge CS Sfaxien 1-0 In Confederation Cup
Kwara Gifts Family Of Late Badminton Coach, Bello, N2m
Officials Fault Athletes Screening At National Youth Games
Super Osimhen Heads Napoli Past Torino
Nigerian Model, Ene Daniels, Wins Face Of Unity Global
FG To Partner Firm On Cassava, Oil Palm Expo
Cassava Farming, A Goldmine In The Offing For Kebbi Farmers
Add Value, Lagos Asks Ofada Rice Farmers To Rebrand
How Nigeria Can Address Food Price Hike – ARMTI Director
FG To Increase Food Reserve To 219,900 Tons With N2.5bn
Thousands March Against Cancer In Abuja
Security Operatives Manhandled Doctor, Patients At Maitama Hospital
Jealous Lover Hacks 50-Year-Old Rival In Ogun
FCT APC Elects Party Executives Through Affirmation
Vanguard Reporter Missing In Abuja
One Dead, Injured In Kwara Trailer Accident

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