News Headlines Oct 19, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 19, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, Akinyemi Mourn Powell, Commiserate with US Govt
•Obaigbena salutes a man who chaired event that birthed ARISE Group
Bandits Massacre 40 in Sokoto Market, Buhari Declares Total War
•Says their days are numbered •Troops kill 10 in Kaduna •Tambuwal calls for coordinated operations in state •Ortom worries about situation in schools •US expresses readiness to help
Upstream Commission, Midstream/Downstream Authority Formally Begin Operations
Colin Powell, Former US Secretary of State, Dies of Covid Complications
WSJ: How Nigerian Military Bought Back Anti-aircraft Gun from Kidnapping Gang
FG Moves to Streamline Road Transportation, Mass Transit Operations
Edo Intensifies COVID-19 Vaccination, Discharges 45 Persons
FG Issues New Travel Protocol to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions
UN Delists CJTF over Use of Child Soldiers
Moghalu Appointed Academic Visitor at Oxford
N10bn Suit: Court Summons Ogun Assembly over Investigation Report on Ex-OPIC MD
Despite Calls for More Oil, OPEC Under-produces in September
Fashola, Monguno, Irabor, Kyari Headline Editors’ Conference on Security
Buhari Hails Peaceful Conduct of APC Congresses in Katsina
Ohanaeze Urges FG to Produce Kanu in Court, Oct 21
Court Orders Immediate Release of Odili’s Seized International Passport
Lagos #EndSARS Panel Ends Sitting, Awards N128.2m to 24 petitioners
Anyanwu Pledges Massive Defection to PDP, Submits Forms for…
Ondo CJ Withdraws from Ex-Deputy Speaker’s Case
Anambra Election: Deployment of 35,000 Security Agents, an Overkill, Says…
Four Killed in a Renewed Cult War
Ahmed: Finance Ministry, CBN Working Assiduously to Bridge Gap in FX…
Edo Reviews Implementation of Town Planning Laws
Any Floodgate of Senior Advocates of Nigeria? I Don’t Think So…
‘Security Will be Top Priority at the 2021 NBA-AGC’
From the Wright Brothers to Ezeugwa
“Judiciary Not Living up to Expectations”, Wike
George Etomi Courtroom Mail Business Law Quiz for Young Lawyers Commences
Ogun Customary Court of Appeal Rewards Diligent, Hardworking Staff
Ratification of Title: Who Can Apply for It
Economist Lauds Reduction in Inflation Rate
Dradrock Hands over Terraces at Pacific Manor to Customers
Ifeanyi Uba Seeks Court’s Permission to Visit Nnamdi Kanu in DSS…
Eid-El Maulud: Ekweremadu Asks Nigerians to Close Ranks for Nation’s Progress
Gowon Pays Tribute to Bamanga Tukur in ‘Legacies of a Legend’
Buhari Mourns Powell, Commiserates With US
FG Moves to Streamline Road Transportation, Mass Transit Operations
Alleged Unlawful Primary: Court Decides APC, Andy Uba’s Fate December 20
Lottery Commission Chairman Denies Accusing Minister of Interference
Maulud-Un-Nabiyy: More Success Recorded in War against Insecurity, Says Buhari
Pandora Leak: I’m Yet to Receive EFCC Invitation, Says Obi
CIBN to Build Six Legacy Projects across Nigeria, Says President
Court Orders Immediate Release of Odili’s Seized Int’l Passport
Kwara PDP Determined to Reclaim Power from APC in 2023, Says…
2023: Northern Youth Group Unveils 20m Vote Mobilisation for Osinbajo
2022: We Pray for Good Successor to Fayemi, Say Ekiti Obas
Masari: Buhari is Excited over Peaceful APC Congresses in Katsina
Unilorin 36th Convocation: Five Students Bag Distinctions, 180 First Class, Says…
Again, Kogi West Seeks Support of East, Central for…
Uba to Commence Campaign after Suspension over Insecurity
Maintenance: NRC Reduces Number of Abuja-Kaduna Train Trips to Four
Envoy Canvasses Support for Nigeria-Vietnam Trade, Cultural Association
House to Conclude Probe into Killing of Residents of Oyo Community Oct 20
Akin Mabogunje at 90: A Measure of Grace Indeed
PwC, UNDP Partner to Promote Technology Initiatives in Africa
PDP Women Demand Deputy Chairmanship Position
Four Dead, 19 Injured in Boat Accidents in Ondo
Taiwo Retires as Surveyor-General Hands Over to Adebomehin
Shippers’ Council Laments Infrastructure Gap in Nigeria’s Maritime Domain
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OPEC, ARDA, Consider Strategies to Curb Africa’s Poverty
IFAD Equips 116 Nigerian Extension Agents with Agronomic Practices, Data Management
Industrialisation and Attaining SDGs in Nigeria
World Food Day: Vendease Restates Commitment to Combating Food Waste
Direct Primary: What Is The PDP Afraid Of?
What is Good for NEDC is Good for the NDDC
I Was Instrumental to Soludo’s Appointment as CBN Governor, Says Andy…
Colin Powell: The Stars Dim for US Five-Star General
The Future of Artificial Intelligence and UBA’s Success with LEO
Building Viable Partnerships between the UK and Nasarawa Government
UNN Engineering Career Fair 2021 Bridges Engineering Skills Gap
RentSmallSmall Joins Techstars Accelerator with Pay-as-you-Stay Rental Solution
Nigeria/S’ Leone Clash Ties with Our Strategic Objective, Says NCF
England Get One-match Stadium Ban
Neymar Ruled out of PSG/Leipzig Clash
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE No Room for Niceties as Suarez and Liverpool Reunite Again
ZENITH/DELTA HEADMASTERS’ CUP 25 Primary Schools Qualify for Zonal Playoffs
Aiyepeku Condemns Win-at-All-Costs Syndrome at Youth Games
October 20: The #EndSARS Memorial
Do Direct Primaries Make for Internal Democracy?

The Nation

Kanu slammed with more treason charges
Insecurity, others: U.S. joins forces with Nigeria
Why boys must be involved in curbing gender/domestic violence
Import waiver abuses
Elusive gas
#EndSARS protest; Cry of a beaten child
Nigerians must find their voices again
Kanu slammed with more treason charges
Insecurity, others: U.S. joins forces with Nigeria
Wanted: Judiciary that aids economic growth
‘States should be allowed to appoint own judges’
I’d love to be Chief Justice of Nigeria someday
Can CJN’s efforts end conflicting decisions by courts?
National Assembly: electronic voting to the rescue
Nigerians must find their voices again
Kanu slammed with more treason charges
Insecurity, others: U.S. joins forces with Nigeria
Why more women are getting infected with HIV, by Olumofin
No rift with BBNaija organisers, says SS2 winner
I’m giving all my love to my dog- Erica
Only one person finer than me in Nigeria – Angel
It’s mixed fortunes over rising crude price
WBG reviews $157b support to Nigeria, others
FIRS to spend N11.36bn on dressing allowance, others
Brent crude hits $85.62/barrel
Import waiver abuses
No parallel APC Congress in Sokoto, says Police…
Anambra: Court fixes judgment for Dec 20 in suit…
Ibrahim Bilal returns as Adamawa APC chair
Soro-soke vandals
Shylocks on the prowl?
Roads on strike

The Punch

FG scraps DPR, PPPRA, PEF, sacks CEOs, inaugurates new agencies
Less than four per cent of Nigerians’ll be vaccinated by 2021 – Osinbajo
I want to find out from Kanu his involvement in South-East killings – Ubah
Lagos #EndSARS panel awards N128.2m to 24 petitioners
Disagreements over national secretary position split South-East PDP
APC convention under threat, aggrieved party members cite ruling against Buni
Masked gunmen kill Lagos director, steal phone, files
FG budgets N104bn to maintain, purchase generators in 2022
Four youths killed as Ebubeagu invades Ebonyi community
500 youths renounce cultism, submit arms in Rivers community
Hoodlums kill policeman, burn two vehicles in Ebonyi attack
FG budgets N104bn to maintain, purchase generators in 2022
NNPC pipeline security, maintenance gulp N32.56bn in six months
It’s dangerous to link your SIM to another subscriber’s NIN –NCC
Disagreements over national secretary position split South-East PDP
Mohammed suspends Bauchi agency boss over alleged misconduct, orders probe
APC gov aspirant seeks Uba’s disqualification, demands N23m fee
Edo APC behaving like a desperate conman, says PDP
€60m Ndidi Leicester’s costliest player
Napoli won’t stop winning –Osimhen
Chukwueze return good news for Eagles –Shorunmu
IFAB names Akide-Udoh, Amokachi in football advisory panel
Dettol, FG Reiterates Importance of Hand Hygiene at 2021 Global Handwashing Day Event
Netflix experiences power outage in several countries
BBNaija star, Mercy Eke, prays for critic who allegedly wished her dead
‘Parenting not Squid Game’, Ooni celebrates daughter on 28th birthday
What I did to become taskmaster of Gulder Ultimate Search — Kunle Remi


As Obaseki Firms Grip On Edo PDP
Vaccines Are Safe, Shun Conspiracy Theories, Tunis Tells ECOWAS Citizens
Ishiekwene, Olorunyomi, Fashola, Monguno, Irabor, Kyari Headline Editors’ Conference On Security
Bad Roads Everywhere Despite N1.12trn Allocation In 5 Years
Maulud Kareem
Eid el-Maulud: Insecurity, Economic Sabotage Declining – President Buhari
DPR, PPPRA, PEF Scrapped As Federal Govt Inaugurates Upstream, Mid/Downstream Heads
Pressure Mounts On APC Leadership To Sanction Members Over Parallel Congresses
Bandits Kill 30 At Sokoto
Pressure Mounts On APC Leadership To Sanction Members Over Parallel Congresses
PDP New Media Influencers Kick Against Microzoning Of Publicity Secretary Position
DPR, PPPRA, PEF Scrapped As Federal Govt Inaugurates Upstream, Mid/Downstream Heads
Iroko TV To Raise $150m Capital From LSE
Flying Officers Cup 2021: Osun Babes, Robo Queens Zoom Into Semifinals

The Sun

Olorunyomi, Fashola, Monguno, Irabor, Kyari headline editors’ security confab
Eid-Ul-Maulud: Buhari lists gains of combating insecurity
#EndSARS: Lagos panel ends sitting, compensates 25 victims
PIA: PPPRA, PEF, DPR dead –Sylva
Gunmen kill 30 in Sokoto market
Marwa advocates drug test for politicians, students, others
AfreximBank loans to Nigeria rise to $5.5bn
Secure your region now, CSOs tell South East leaders
I’ve not made any statement on EFCC‘s invitation –Obi
… Traditional rulers express dismay over killings in region
DPR withdraws NOV licences, imposes $250,000 fine
Akeredolu seeks partnership with Greenwich on investment, ICT, others
Consensus splits PDP S’East stakeholders
Anambra 2021: George Moghalu asks court to nullify Andy Uba’s candidacy
Groups condemn parallel congress in Osun, declare support for Oyetola administration
Anglican bishop slams FG on insecurity, economy
Ozigbo calls for release of Nnamdi Kanu
Bitcoin allows us believe in world without banks –Ayinde, digital entrepreneur
Millionaires emerge in Union Bank’s Save and Win Palli Promo
ABCON proffers solution to naira depreciation
Why W’Bank revised global economic growth to 5.9% for 2021
NSITF lauds late NECA DG’s qualities
Rodgers praises Iheanacho’s mentality against Man U
Union Berlin coach pleased with Awoniyi
Ejuke seals CSKA Moscow victory
Southampton linked with Onuachu
Ex-Communication minister takes over Bash Ali’s case against FG
Leadership is not a popularity contest
All for ‘Scents of Power’
State of emergency in a democracy
Buhari to bandits: Get ready to be crushed
Gunmen kill 30 in Sokoto market
Security forces kill 10 bandits, rescue hostage in Kaduna
Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC re-arraigns British national, James Nolan
Rivers: Man murders cousin over argument
Soldiers arrest 10 kidnap suspects in Abia

Daily Trust

Treasonable Felony: How Kanu Incited Violence – FG
Nigeria-Turkey Relations Waxing Stronger
We Should Stop Labelling Persons With Special Needs
COVID-19: Are We Neglecting Other Diseases?
EDITORIAL: Happy Eid El-Maulid
Law School: Between More Campuses And Vocational Training In Universities
‘Your Days Are Numbered’, Buhari Vows To Crush Bandits
RCCG Member Gunned Down In Front Of Kwara Church
FG Files Fresh Charges Against Nnamdi Kanu
Security Operatives Gun Down Bandits, Set Their Camp On Fire
Despite Vaccination, Colin Powell Dies From COVID
Dalung Shouldn’t Be Taken Seriously – Pinnick
Why Community Pharmacies, PPMVs Should Be Integrated In Family Planning Services – Experts
Nude Video: DSS Arraigns Woman Over Cyber Stalking, Blackmail
Fintiri, Dikwa, Buratai, COAS Bag Northeast Star Awards
‘They Fired From Different Angles’, Witnesses Speak On Deadly Sokoto Attack
Kogi Govt Approves Mathew Opaluwa As Attah Igala
Port Congestion: Customs Urges NPA To Relocate Overtime Cargos
Bi-Courtney Bids For In’t Airport Seeks Right Of 1st Refusal
Equities Opens Week With N153bn Loss
FIRS Denies Budgeting N2.8bn For Uniforms
CBN Backs Lagos Blue Rail Line
Disquiet As N/Assembly Renovation Remains Mirage Despite Billions
PDP Convention Won’t Truncate Secondus’ Tenure – NEC Member
South East PDP Leaders Divided Over Nat’l Secretary Position
Andy Uba: Buhari’s South East Achievements Being Concealed By Governors
APC Congress: Aregbesola’s Camp Drags Buni, Others To Court
Pillars Lose Key Players To Rival NPFL Clubs
FC Porto Battle Musa Haro Academy In Masari Unity Cup Final
Court Injunction Takes Toll On Nigerian Badminton Players
FC Robo, Osun Babes Reach Flying Officer’s Cup Semi-Final
Tuface Rants On Instagram But What Is This About?
Only One Person Finer Than Me In This Country, Says BBNaija’s Angel
Osun Monarch Tackles KWAM 1 For Disrespecting Oluwo Of Iwo
Controversy As Dele Momodu Tackles KWAM I For ‘Disrespecting’ Oluwo
Nigerian Model, Ene Daniels, Wins Face Of Unity Global
Tunisian, Tanzanian, Zambian Initiatives Win ATU Youth ICT Ecosystems Competition
Son Kills Dad Over Farmland In Gombe
…Another Stabs Cousin To Death In Rivers
NGO Donates Materials To IDPs In Abuja
DisCo Disconnects Plateau General Hospitals
Bauchi To Fight Mosquitoes With N7m In 6 LGAs
2 UI Students Killed Within 24 Hours
7 Arraigned For Forging Oyo Govt Revenue Tickets
Court Remands 2 For Robbery
Food Vendor Remanded For Stabbing Friend To Death
‘They Threw Petrol Bomb Into The Station’, Police Speak On Ebonyi Attack

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