News Headlines Oct 2, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 2, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Navy defends establishment of base in Kano
AuGF 2016 report queries alleged mismanagement of N467m by NDLEA
Bandits kill 30, abduct seven women in Niger attack
US-based Gambian Professor John Loum: I want to trace my roots to Ijebu-Ode
Ada Ameh: Stardom has made me a better person
Peace Anyiam-Osigwe out with 100 film project ahead of AMAA 2021
Gulder Ultimate Search: Innoson, Air Peace join lead sponsors
Sean Dampte hints at collaboration with Buju, Nizzy
Koeman faces Barcelona sack amid Atletico clash
Ronaldo wants faster Man United
Real Madrid to sign Christopher Nkunku
‘Women do not support women in politics’: The facts
I don’t accept what life throws at me – Surah Olayemi Animashaun
Gunshot victim, others relive ordeal with taskforce in Niger
Power shift political parties’ affair, not governors’ business – Ganduje
Bandits kill 30, abduct seven women in Niger attack
Mixed reactions trail conditional lifting of Twitter ban
IPOB’s Sit-at-home: Banks, others remove Nigerian flags in Southeast
Anambra poll: Umahi, Uzodinma lead others to APC flag off campaign Saturday
Kanu, Igboho matters can’t be resolved in law courts, says Chekwas Okorie
P’Harcourt refinery to be ready in 2023, says Kyari
Okonjo-Iweala: I’m not running for President in 2023
RIVALRY REIGNITED : Liverpool, Man City battle for supremacy
Daughter, 16, writes police over father’s routine sexual abuse
OAU shuts down after students’ protest
World leaders wish Nigeria well at 61
Protest rocks Lagos on Independence Day
Gunmen kill one in Kwara
ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI: My life after Golden Shoe award
No respite as Southwest communities groan under herdsmen attacks
2023: PDP may throw presidential ticket open
Bandits kill 30, abduct seven women in Niger attack
MBGN queen Oluchi gets car prize


Nigeria’s 61st Independence Anniversary in Photographs
Breaking: Protests in Abuja as Nigeria Marks Independence Anniversary
Buhari Blames Middlemen for Rising Food Prices
Breaking: Buhari Expresses Displeasure over COVID-19 Vaccines Distribution
For the Record: Buhari’s Independence Day Broadcast (Full Text
US Felicitates with Nigeria on 61st Independence Anniversary
Afenifere Tackles Buhari on Independence Speech, Charges FG to Face Challenges
World Bank Approves $400m for COVID-19 Vaccines Acquisition, Deployment in Nigeria
Diplomat Salutes Buhari on Nigeria’s 61st Independence Anniversary
Ayade Wants Nigerians to Bond Together
AbdulRazaq Calls for a More United Nation
Gov Inuwa Applauds Dankwambo, Past Governors
Makinde Charges Nigerians to be Loyal, Proud
Okowa Calls for National Dialogue, True Federalism
Protests: I’m Ready to Vacate the Throne, Says Ogwashi-Uku…
Develop Kano to Tourism Destination, Emir Urges NANTA
Library: Ex-Gov Lawal’s Daughter Lauds Maturity of APC Govt
Creating Winning Strategies for Brands through Football Sponsorships
Ekiti Still an Ailing State at 25, Afe Babalola Laments
Niger Imposes 24-hour Curfew on Kagara Town
Bauchi NUJ Plants 100 Tree Seedlings in State University to Fight…
National Youth Council Expresses Readiness to Work with FG against Fake News
Buhari Appoints Abubakar as New CMD FMC Bida
Oyetola Releases N708m as Pension, Gratuity Arrears
Court Dismisses Former NSITF MD, Executive Director’s Suit Challenging Sack
Nigeria @ 61: Globacom Salutes Resilience of Nigerians
Insurgency: 140, 000 Households with Livelihood Support in Borno
We Will Pass Diaspora Voting Bill, Says Senate President
Ex-Gov Lawal’s Daughter Lauds Kwara LG’s Investment in Human Capital Dev’t
Zamfara Restores Telecom Services in Gusau
Ogun Begins Palliative Work on Sango-Ijoko-Alagbole Akute Road
Nigeria’s 61st Independence Anniversary in Photographs
Bauchi Govt to Conduct Training Programmes for Journalists in the State
Okunbo Family Lauds Late Captain Hosa’s Legacy, Contributions to Nation-building
Fayemi Mourns Ekiti First Class Monarch Passing
Restructure Nigeria to Engender Peace, Says Ex-Gov Victor Attah
Femi Adesina’s Impostor, Jamiu Bags 28 Years Imprisonment in Ilorin
Nigeria At 61: Abiola Tasks FG on Women’s Affirmative Action
APC Congresses: Crisis Looms in Katsina as Aspirants Battle for Supremacy
Bauchi Gov Wins NUJ 2020 Super Infrastructure Award
Blasphemy: Court denies Cleric bail as new defense lawyers take over
DSS DG: Nations with Weak Institutions Vulnerable to Criminal Networks
Lawmakers Assure Full Implementation of 13% Derivation Principle in Revenue Sharing
Aregbesola, Akeredolu Call for Promotion of Culture
Aero Contractors Takes Delivery of Two Airbus 320
Dogara: Rule of law Remains Bulwark of Good Governance
Bayelsa At 25: We’ve Made Good Progress, Says Diri
2023: Gbajabiamila Assures Legislative Commitment to Diaspora Voting
61st Independence Celebration- Kwara Police Deploys 150 Officers to Maintain Security
Geely Nigeria Sponsors Silverbird’s MBGN Pageant 2021
Cloud-based ERPs are the Gateway to Successful Digital Transformation for SMEs
Kia Sonet Arrives Nigeria in Style
Kwara Leaders Recommend Yahaya Bello’s Security Template
Kano Naval Base: Where Critics Got it Wrong
Edo Government and Museum Grounds
Edevbie: How I will Boost Employment in Delta if Given the Chance
BBNaija S6: A Season to Remember
Joke Silva is Sturdy at 60
ABC Orjiako @ 61: Always Ahead of the Time
Bunmi Obakoya Bags Woman of the Year Award
Zaidi Sanusi : Losing His Pride with the Dragons
Man City Face Liverpool Test in Top of the Table Battle
Creating Winning Strategies for Brands through Football Sponsorships
Lagos Commences Closed Camping of 260 Athletes
Calvin Ughelumba Bassey
Klitschko Fancies Joshua to Bounce Back after Usyk’s Loss
Dele Momodu: A Child of Independence in Search of Freedom
Federal Character Rule Supports Rotational Presidency

The Punch

Zamfara, NEF, others back ‘total war’ against terrorists disguising as bandits
Six months after, we’re still searching for missing Alpha jet –NAF
Sanusi knocks govs on handling LGs, says style undemocratic
Secession agitations, killings a blot on 61st independence anniversary
APC national convention may hold December
Nigeria @61: Anti-Buhari protest, IPOB sit-at-home, killings taint Independence Day
Let Obasanjo criticising Buhari over unemployment show his record as president – Sunday Dare
Dad said he didn’t want me to learn it outside day he first had sex with me– 16-year-old girl
Eulogies at burial of police chief killed by Lagos hoodlums
Two suspected cultists arrested for torturing lady over TikTok video
Ekiti seeks help for nine-year-old sibling battling deformed face
Manufacturing cannot thrive with cheaper imports, says LCCI
NGX plans amending rules to woo tech firms
Nigeria bids for second term of OGP Chair
Telecom ban: Zamfara restores services in Gusau
Secession agitations, killings a blot on 61st independence anniversary
2023: Jega, Utomi, others unveil non-partisan coalition
Obasanjo absent as Buhari, Jonathan, Abdulsalami attend Independence Day event in Abuja
Independence: Money politics preventing youths from contesting, says Onigbinde
Chelsea are elite club, not for touts – Segun Arinze
Simy must improve, insist Salernitana boss
Iwobi ruled out of Eagles, CAR clash
Ndidi out for four weeks with hamstring injury
I felt bad for ‘pranking’ Saga in BBN –Nini
Two contestants join 16 others on Gulder Ultimate Search
Unforgettable moments of BBNaija Shine Ya Eye
Artists portray world affected by climate change


Court Dismisses Ortom’s N1bn Defamation Suit Against Speaker
Lalong Grants Pardon To 4 Inmates
Banditry Leading To Upsurge Of IDPs In Niger Camps – Inga
Ebonyi To Recruit 5,000 Into Civil Service – Gov Umahi
Nigeria Holds Very Bright future – Pat Utomi
Obiano Cancels Anniversary Celebration
Zamfara Gov Lifts Telecom Shutdown In Gusau
Kagara Attack: Niger Gov Confirms Death Of Two Soldiers
FCTA Kicks Off Provision Of 4,104 Affordable Houses
More Pressure On NASS As Jega, Agbakoba, Utomi Urge Use Of Electronic Transmission Of Results
61 Years Of Nation Building: How Nigerian Banking Grew To A N53trn Industry
Lalong Grants Pardon To 4 Inmates
Nigeria Holds Very Bright future – Pat Utomi
More Pressure On NASS As Jega, Agbakoba, Utomi Urge Use Of Electronic Transmission Of Results
Making Money As Short Term Investors
Sports Federation Elections: Nimrod, Agara, Others Win Re-elections, Adeoye Out
[EDITORIAL] Security Of Senior Military Officers

The Sun

Sanwo-Olu, Wike, Makinde express hope for Nigeria
Buhari presides over 61st independence anniversary parade
Google celebrates Nigeria’s 61st Independence with a doodle
President Muhammadu Buhari lifts ban on Twitter
Nnamdi Ezeigbo, CEO, SLOT Systems: From apprentice phone repairer to founder of major phone brand: I’m a product of grace and circumstance
IPOB’s sit-at-home order: South-East cities deserted, Nigerian flags removed on Independence Day
Restructuring will end secessionists’ agitation –Igbo leaders
Glory Okolie: Gunmen set monarch’s palace ablaze
Ndubuisi Kanu: Sanwo-Olu, Obi, Umahi, Methodist prelate, others hail ex-Lagos administrator
Nigeria at 61: Let’s celebrate our common humanity -Northern CAN
OAU students protest colleague’s death, as school authorities call for calm
Akeredolu pardons 18 convicted inmates
Anambra Guber: Okonkwo wins PDP Online Poll
2023: Leave zoning of presidency to political parties, Ganduje begs govs
PDP knocks Buhari over Independence Day broadcast
Independence: PDP chieftain knocks NASS over e-transmission of poll results
Plateau LG Poll: We’ll deliver massive dividends of democracy to our people – Dandereng, APC candidate
e-Governance essential component of digital economy – Danbatta
E-Naira: What bank customers plan to do with digital currency
Adapalm begins full production
CBN postpones eNaira launch
Nigeria to serve at OGP for 3 years
Rivers Angels cruise into BOWFT semi-finals
Ogunjobi Gold Cup lands sponsorship deal with Optima Energy
Expectations as Mr. Wonderful set to hit TV
New ACWCN appointment excites P.Voo
Female reality show debuts in Nigeria
Why I’m celebrating after 40 years of playing music –Ehiliz
Celebrities grace Marvel Studios’ Shang Chi screening
Love, sacrifices keeping our marriage going – JJC Skillz, Funke Akindele’s husband
Reflections on 61 years of US–Nigerian Engagement
Nigeria at 61 and unsettled matters
‘Pure’ water now N20 in Abuja
Independence anniversary: Russian, India, speaker congratulate Buhari, Lawan, Onyeama
Gov. Abiodun congratulates Osoba on successful surgery
Restructuring will end secessionists’ agitation –Igbo leaders
Sanwo-Olu, Wike, Makinde express hope for Nigeria
OAU management shuts institution, asks students to vacate halls of residence
Fayemi: Ekiti returned five schools to missionaries for effective management

Daily Trust

Bandits Strike Again In Niger, Kill 30, Abduct 7 Women
Young Graduate Sets Aside Certificate, Embraces Cooking
Kano Naval Base: Where Critics Got It Wrong
Why I Want A United Kannywood – Abdul Amart
Kunle Afolayan Releases New Movie On Netflix
American Celebrities Flood Wizkid’s LA Concert
Sanusi: Zoning May Leave Us With Useless Presidential Candidates In 2023
PDP Picks Holes In Buhari’s Independence Day Broadcast
Independence: Sycophants Ruling Nigeria – Ortom
Avoid Unnecessary Tussles, Ganduje Tells Governors
Matawalle Directs Restoration Of Telecom Services In Gusau
Buhari Rates Self Over Obasanjo, Jonathan In Terms Of Development
Kunle Afolayan Releases New Movie On Netflix
Ex Gov Osoba Undergoes Knee Surgery In UK
Kano Television Station On Fire
Afenifere: Buhari’s Independence Speech Not In Tune With Reality
Court Adjourns Hearing Over Implementation Of Women’s 35% Affirmative Action
Okonjo-Iweala Frustrated, Mulls Quitting WTO
‘Arik Air Owing Agencies N19bn, Shouldn’t Transform To NG Eagle’
Jaiz Bank Offers N200m Non-Interest Loan To MSMEs In Kano
MAN Backs CBN Withdrawal Of Forex From BDCs
DataPro Affirms AA- Long-Term Rating On Interswitch
How Library Rekindled Battle Between Kwara Gov, Saraki’s Family
PHOTOS: Northern Reps Visit Tinubu In London
Why We Are Having Massive Defection Into APC – Akume
Ugly Scenes, Court Orders Characterize 2021 Sports Federations Elections
Wounded Manchester City Look To Refocus At Anfield
Milan Face Tough Test Of Title Credentials At Atalanta
Mojanatu Musa: After First Afrobasket Title, I Am Now One Star General
Arsenal Show Fighting Spirit
My Relationship With Mr. Macaroni — Mummy Wa
Senator Ita Giwa Reconciles Tuface, Annie Idibia
Be The Reason They Speak Good About Our Country, Genevieve Nnaji Tells Nigerians
Tega: What I Tell People Who Say I Had Sex In BBNaija House
BBNaija: Laughter As Boma Hangs Out With Tega’s Husband
Nigerian Graduates Are Academically Gifted, Driven By Huge Ambitions – British Envoy
There Are Over 7,000 Nigerian Professionals In Qatar – Envoy
Sarkozy, Ex-French President, Jailed For Violating Electoral Law
Man U Star, Scholes, Spotted With Jerry Can As UK Fuel Crisis Worsens
French President Attacked Publicly For The Second Time In 3 Months
Rice Revolution: Kano On Verge Of Breakthrough
Over 200 Animal Health Workers To Get Free Kits In Kano
Senate President, Others Commission Poultry Hatchery In Yobe
Tomato Industry In Limbo As FG, CBN Interventions Fail
Jos Crisis: Farmers, Crop Sellers Declare Multi-Million-Naira Losses
Retiree Arraigned For Cheating Tenant
Commercial Sex Worker Ordered To Clean Court Premises For Assault
Man Remanded For Defiling 3-Year-Old Girl
Nigeria At 61: Time To Reflect On Our Challenges– FCT Minister
Nigeria At 61: Nizamiye Hospital Offers Subsidised Medical Screening
More City-News
Bandits Strike Again In Niger, Kill 30, Abduct 7 Women
Randy Father, 52, ‘Rapes’ Daughter In Ogun
Man Gets 25 Years Jail For Raping 15-Month-Old Baby
N45m Scam: Ex-Navy Captain Jailed
FG Arrests 7 Fake Radiographers, Seals 8 Scan Centres In Ibadan

The Guardian

Lens cut PSG lead to six points in empty stadium
Felix King Foundation restores hope of widows
Police, Lagos council, group unite against drug abuse
Governors’ face-off over 2023 presidency unfortunate, says Ganduje
NLC blames politicians for Nigeria’s woes
Viral Tiktok Video: Police arrest two, says lady alive
Ayade preaches unity as solution to nation’s problems
Nigeria will overcome its challenges, say Okowa, Obaseki
Kudos to Ododo as National theatre gets radio license
Sanwo-Olu says Lagos has overcome COVID-19 third wave
Ethiopia to expel seven senior UN staff for ‘meddling’
Over 2,000 health facilities shuttered in Afghanistan: Red Cross
Why I want to continue as NBBF president — Kida
Kanu cautions eagles’ coaches over team selection, tips Osimhen for Africa CAF Awards
Klopp extols Man City ahead of Anfield clash
Tuchel questions Southgate decision to call up injured James
Solskjaer to ‘manage’ Ronaldo’s minutes to maintain impact
Guardiola says Klopp has made him a better manager
APC has failed, shouldn’t be allowed to determine Buhari’s successor – Shehu Sani


October 1: Mixed views trail Buhari’s broadcast
Police arrest man for turning teenage daughter to sex slave in Ogun
Imo Monarch escapes death, as hoodlums burn palace, houses, vehicles
Attack in Igboland: IPOB should redeem self by disbanding ESN — Ohanaeze Youth wing
Ekiti has returned 5 schools to missionaries, says Fayemi
Need for change of attitude towards researchers
Nigeria’s 61 years of independence provide strong source of unity, strength — Buni
Economist commends FG’s resolve to invest in local production of vaccines
Nigeria at 61: Be courageous, resilient to face our problems —Sanwo-Olu urges Nigerians
Akume explains massive defection of opposition members to APC
Ngige expresses outrage over killings in Anambra
Accident claims 1, injures another on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway
Wike calls for egalitarian Nigeria
Ado Ekiti residents decry hike in price of cooking gas
Leaking National Assembly roofs
Nigeria @ 61: Igbo will continue to engage FG on grievances – Uzodimma
NIGERIA AT 61: PENGASSAN seeks improvement in oil sector
Ozigbo suspends rallies over spate of killings in Anambra
Sit-at-Home: We condemn insecurity in South East — Umahi
Editors and the long struggle against media chains
Who will rescue the health sector?
Out-of-school Children in Nigeria worrisome — PFN
Rotary Club of Ojodu gets new president
Independence Day Broadcast: Timi Frank knocks Buhari over claims
October 1: Ameliorate Nigeria’s worsening economic condition, Atiku Group tells FG
Nigeria, pride of black race, says Ambassador to Qatar
Nigeria@61: LCCI charts ways to build sustainable economy
OCTOBER 1: Valentine Ozigbo condemns renewed wave of violence in Anambra
Nigeria@61: Buhari performed better than others but… – Chekwas Okorie
October 1: Mixed views trail Buhari’s broadcast
One dead, another injured on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway
Protest: OAU management shuts school, direct students to vacate hostels
Nigeria @ 61: Borno’s First Lady advocates girl-child education, women empowerment
Tackling Insecurity: Kwara youths urge govs, FG to consider Yahaya Bello’s template
Fight for a just redistribution of wealth— Professor of Law urges Nigerians
Protest in OAU over students’ death
Akume explains massive defection of opposition members to APC
Wike calls for egalitarian Nigeria
At 61, Nigeria is one of most indebted countries in the world ― Wike
PIA: People’ll protest if N-Delta govs manage funds — HRH Sara-Igbe, S-South elder
Past 18 months most difficult period for Nigeria ― Buhari
Accident claims 1, injures another on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway
Police arrest man for serial sexual abuse of his teenage daughter in Ogun
Suspected pirates kidnap 4 fishermen in Akwa Ibom
Abia journalist returns N90,000 wrongly transferred to his account by POS operator
Police arrest father for alleged incest
Special Interview with Godwin Tom
My new single will be biggest song in Africa – Steadyboi hints as he releases ‘Savings or Current’
Koonitay drops “Ma Felomi” featuring Lyta
‘General’ Pere gets IVM Caris after winning Innoson challenge
Many British gas stations still dry, pig cull fears grow


Nigeria gets $400 million in World Bank financing to procure more COVID-19 vaccines
Comparing suffering under your administration to civil war period vindicates us, PDP tells Buhari
We are looking forward to Buhari’s promise to lift ban, says Twitter
Group bemoans Nigeria’s plight at 61, says it is sleeping giant
Nigeria @61: Let’s reflect on our past to find solution to our problems, says Bauchi speaker
PDP governorship candidate suspends rallies over spate of killings in Anambra
Ekiti’s development in 25 years cause for celebration, says Traditional ruler
Gunmen kill popular herder in Kwara, says NSCDC
OAU students protest death of final-year student caused by treatment delay
Exhibitors slash prices at Abuja International Trade Fair
Text of President Buhari’s 61st Independence Day Broadcast
(Buhari’s Broadcast): Selection process for another 490,000
Nigeria @61: Let’s reflect on our past to find…
OAU management shuts down campus, asks students to vacate…
Osoba undergoes knee surgery in UK
Nigeria@61: Don’t lose hope, Sanwo-Olu tells Nigerians
No Independence day celebration in Anambra over IPOB Oct 1…
Candidates who stepped down for Makinde have been…
We paid N72m as ransom to kidnappers in 2020, says Community…
Sea pirates abduct 3 Ghanaians, 1 Nigerian in Akwa Ibom
Nigeria@61: FCTA kicks off provision of over 4, 000…
Insecurity: South-East in state of helplessness, Igbo group…
Africa Magic introduces four new drama series in October
Nigeria@61: Policemen disperse #BuhariMustGo protesters in…
Independence Anniversary: Governor Lalong grants pardon to…
Don’t despair, Nigeria will come out of present…
Tears, as Ondo Federal lawmaker, Omolafe laid to rest
Nigeria @61: Blame failure of past leaders for…
#Nigeria@61: TUC tells politicians to allow electronic…
Ekiti returns five schools to missionaries for effective…
We must not allow our challenges to retard us, Abiodun…
Plateau LG Election: PDP to appeal judgement of State High…
Nigeria @61: Independence anniversary parade holds under…
Cross River Speaker, ex-Attorney Gen., others celebrate…
At 61, Nigeria isn’t a toddler, do your constitutional…
We are looking forward to Buhari’s promise to lift…

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