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News Headlines Oct 20, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

#EndSARS Commemoration: Lagos Protesters Set to Defy Ban, Plan Car Procession
Lagos police in show of force
How Army Restored Peace to Trouble Zones in Kebbi, Says Gov…
Bayelsa Imposes Curfew on Waterways, Bans 200hp Engine Boats
FG Embarks on N189m Road Project in UNIJOS
Clean Up Niger Delta to Boost Economy, Group Urges FG
End SARS: Women Group Commemorates with Launch of Youth Initiative
Don Calls for Private Sector’s Contribution in Actualising SDGs in 2030
Police Nab Suppliers of Fuel to Bandits in Kano
Dozie: e-Naira will Create New Opportunities
2023 Election and Reemergence of CUPP
Complimentary Securities: How Effective in Face of Emerging Security Challenges…
Repairs of Destroyed Landmark Properties
Panel Reports and Recommendations
Cases of Arrested Protesters Still in Custody
#ENDSARS AS ‘DARK NOTES ON OUR HISTORY’
DEALING WITH HATE SPEECH
JOURNEY TO THE DEPTHS OF TREASURE
Ukadike: Port Congestion Remains a Challenge for Consumer Goods Companies
As IOCs Divest, Can Indigenous Oil Companies Step In?
One Dies, Two Rescued from Collapsed Building in Ikorodu
Kogi: It is Not Yet Time to Start Working to Succeed…
Social Media Users Divided over Alleged Sex Video of Tiwa Savage
Omo-Agege: Nigeria Needs Prayers to Overcome Its Challenges
Shagaya’s 10th Anniversary: Cleric Urges Wealthy Individuals to Help the Poor
Touts Responsible for Hike in Passport Fees, Says Immigration Chief
Anambra PDP Guber Candidate, Ozigbo, Canvasses Kanu’s Release
Kwara Auto Crash: AbdulRazaq Condoles With Victims’ Families
US Strengthens Capacity of 50 Lagos Teachers in Teaching Methods
Fire Destroys Raw Materials, Machines worth Millions of Naira in Ondo
Desist from Drug Abuse, It Destroys Lives, NDLEA Warns…
FG Takes Delivery of Final Batch of Tucano Jets
We Don’t Have Chalks in Our Schools,’ C/River Teachers Lament
FG Embarks on N189m Road Project in UNIJOS
Fire Guts Anambra Market
Gov. Bello Approves Appointment of New Attah-Igala
14th Lagos Walk for Nature Holds on Saturday
Enhancing Credit Recovery Mechanism to Save Economy
Fola Daniel: We Are on Right Track to Increasing Insurance Density…
NRC Resumes Cargo Movement from Lagos to Kano, Kaduna Dry Port
FX Turnover on FMDQ Drops by 28.4% on Reduced CBN Interventions,…
CIBN to Build Six Legacy Projects Across Nigeria
WIMBIZ To Celebrate 20 Years of Elevating Women in Nigeria, Africa
Obaseki, ‘Old’ PDP: Days of the Long Knives
Direct Primary: What Is The PDP Afraid Of?
Nigerian Navy Partners Italian, French Navies for Safer Gulf of Guinea
Day Jigawa communities Stood Still for ex-Immigration CG, Babandede
Marking Anniversary for #EndSARS Protests
#EndSARS Commemoration: In Search of Social Change, Justice Amid Violent Revolt
What Led to #EndSARS Protests?
Murray Shows Quality in Edging Past France’s Tiafoe in Antwerp
Solskjaer Dismisses Critics, Says Not Affected by Calls for his Sack
Anthony Joshua Lands in the US, May Sack Coach
100 B’ball Courts: Masai Ujiri Asks African Youths to Dream Big
Sanusi in Action as Porto Edge AC Milan
Barca Condemned to Win Tonight, Says Koeman
Lagos, US Consulate Empower Teachers on STEM
YABATECH ASUP Condemns Assault on Member
Cultivate Innovator’s Mindset, Pacific School Graduates Told
Greensprings Wins BIEA 2021 STEM Ambassadors Award
Adults Learning Challenges
It’s not Yet Social Protection
How People are Making Millions on AirBnB
Editorial
ENDSARS PROTESTS: ONE YEAR AFTER

The Nation

24 states shun financial autonomy for judiciary
#EndSARS: Why protest is unnecessary, by Sanwo-Olu
#EndSARS anniversary: Organisers opt for car procession in Lagos
Paternity of recovered child: panel orders DNA
Consensus has unified Niger APC, says Sani-Bello
Nigeria lauds U.S. return to climate change agenda table
Buhari, governors, others celebrate Gowon at 87
High inflation remains huge concern for businesses, says expert
‘Women access to land critical to SDGs’
NCC advises subscribers against NIN use
Aero’s Lagos, Abuja, Maiduguri routes spur competition
Lagos eyes 25,000 jobs
Ogun warns defaulting property owners
Nigeria, Turkey considering 24 bilateral agreements
Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja Oct 20, 2021
Kaduna civil servants, others get October deadline for COVID-19…
Daddy Freeze to Tiwa Savage: continue owning your sex video
Why I’ll never get married, by Jamie Foxx
Harrysong pleads for duet with Tiwa Savage
EDITORIAL
Statistical scarecrow
Immigration officials face disciplinary action
Some officials of the Nigerian
Pastor, 61, nabbed over alleged rape of teenager
UCL: Man City beat Club Bruges 5 – 1
Agency Reporter Oct 19, 2021
Riyad Mahrez scored twice and Cole Palmer got his first Champions League goal for Manchester City as Pep…
UCL: Real Madrid thrash Shakhtar Donetsk 5 – 0…
UCL: Messi scores twice in PSG comeback win

The Punch

New amendment empowers INEC to use electronic voting machines – Senate
El-Rufai hails troops as 50 bandits killed in air, ground operations
LASTMA hunts driver who stripped naked, dragged official
61-year-old Ondo pastor denies sleeping with teenager, accepts pregnancy
Boy hangs self in Edo, neighbours blame incest allegation
#EndSARS anniversary: Police occupy Lekki toll gate, others, activists set for protest
APC mulls consensus arrangement, Osinbajo, Tinubu to meet
DHQ seeks nod to crush bandits with Tucano jets, laments US condition
Boy hangs self in Edo, neighbours blame incest allegation
Collapsed building kills Lagos resident, 15 rescued, structure pulled down
Blocking funding for gas projects by DFIs worrisome – Osinbajo
ICA Africa elects Ayeola as new president
US consulate trains 50 teachers in Lagos
Sifax Group CEO, others for AfriSAFE awards
APC mulls consensus arrangement, Osinbajo, Tinubu to meet
Consensus arrangement suffers setback in North-East
APC, PDP exchange harsh words on Fayemi’s three-year performance
We don’t have democracy, people fear govt – Utomi
I couldn’t sleep after Eagles CAR defeat –Pinnick
Team Delta win Youth Games again
FIFA, CAF disagree over number of Musa’s Eagles caps
Usman: Youngster defying the odds to achieve football dream
Frivolities, inappropriate line items in 2022 federal budget estimates
Eze Onyekpere
Foods, herbs to manage female infertility
Olufunke
Nuhu Ribadu and the fake news question
Sonala Olumhense
Vital things about diesel oxidation catalyst on engine
I don’t want to faint from watching Tiwa’s leaked tape – Shehu Sani
Why I hate my body sometimes – BBNaija Angel
Leaked video: Tiwa Savage must apologise to fans, says actress Chioma Ifemeludike
Why Tonto Dikeh’s ex-lover, Prince Kpokpogiri, was arrested —DIG

Leadership

BPSR DG Seeks Synergy Between FG, Varsities On Reforms
Kwara Gov Commiserates With Families Of Accident Victims
PDP Chieftains Ask Court To Nullify Niger Congresses
Minister Hails FCT, Kogi APC Congresses
Ban On Open Grazing Won’t End Insecurity – NATBO
Refugee Commission Partners Foundation On Project Zero Hunger
Fintiri, Dikwa, Buratai, COAS Bag Northeast Star Awards
Niger Govt Goes Tough On Articulated Vehicles
Parallel Congress: Plateau APC Faction, Police Differ On Clampdown
Sea Piracy: Bayelsa Imposes Dusk-to-Dawn Curfew On Waterways
Leaders Urge Tolerance As Muslims Mark Peaceful Eid-el-Maulud
Despite 197 Varsities, Admission Crisis Persists In Nigeria
National Convention: Cold War In APC Over Zoning
Customers Groan As 12 Banks Earn N120.5bn From Electronic Charges
Parallel Congress: Plateau APC Faction, Police Differ On Clampdown
Abdulsalami Committee Calls For Peaceful Poll In Anambra
Ayu Is Right Man For PDP National Chairmanship, Says Igbawua
Nigerians Lose Over N22bn To Imagine Lenders, As Owners Skip Town
UK Under Pressure To Reimpose Restrictions As Cases Soar
Commonwealth Games: Queens Baton Relay Ends Tour Of Nigeria
Minister Sets Up Caretaker Committee To Run Badminton Federation
Why I Didn’t Remix ‘Focus’ With Burnaboy, Naira Marley – Ajimovoix Drums
Police Arrest Tonto Dikeh’s Ex-Lover, Prince Kpokpogri

The Sun

Sokoto kiilings: Obaseki, Wamakko, youth group call for perpetrators’ arrest
Anambra: Abdulsalami committee calls for peaceful poll
Kalu salutes ex-head of state, Gen. Gowon, at 87
Nigerians spent N54trn on household consumption in 6 months –NBS
#EndSARS: Nigerian youths’ve right to demand better future –Sanwo-Olu
2023: APC, PDP may soon implode –Jega
1 dead, 2 rescued from Ikorodu building collapse
Ihiala LGA lauds Obiano for solidarity
HIV/AIDS: Akwa Ibom, Rivers top chart in new cases
NFC boss lauds Kalu over quality representation
UN removes Nigeria’s CJTF from child recruiter list
Anambra people won’t allow godfatherism again –Okonkwo
Convention: PDP closes submission of form
2023: APC, PDP may soon implode –Jega
Ekiti PDP, APC bicker over Fayemi’s 3 years performance
Anambra: Abdulsalami committee calls for peaceful poll
NRC resumes cargo movement from Lagos to Kano, Kaduna Dry Port
NGX Group lists shares, adds N34.9bn to market cap
UNIZIK signs N5bn transport scheme
BudgIT rating confirms viability of Ebonyi economy –Govt
Viral voice note about WhatsApp is false
WBF Title Defense: Minister of Sports pledges support to Ridwan ‘Scorpion’
NBBF Electoral Committee rolls out Election timeline
Islamist separatism in northern Nigeria
2023 poll: Only if Jonathan is candidate can PDP have hope (2) & Dr. Ezeife’s prediction it will be an Igbo
Witchcraft: A spiritual weapon (8)
Moses Ekpo: Debonair, doughty, dedicated
Malami’s strange views on Anambra
Leadership is not a popularity contest
Enugu trains 600 women, youths in IT, wealth creation, others
Gunmen kill 4 Imo monarchs
Immigration boss nabs passport racketeers in Lagos
Eze Ndigbo Guinea condemns killing of Nigerians in Burkina Faso
Ebubeagu accused of killing 5 youths in Ebonyi
Teachers’ day of glory
YABATECH ASUP members decry assault on lecturer by soldiers

Tribune

Don’t allow your NIN to be linked to another person’s SIM, NCC warns
#EndSARS protest: Decisive action awaits anyone planning violence ― Oyo police
EndSARS: Falz directs Nigerians to participate in memorial car procession for fallen heroes
Maulud Nabiyy: FOMWAN wants improved security in schools
Buhari felicitates Gowon at 87
We are determined to harness ecotourism opportunities in Gombe, says Inuwa
Provide urgent solution to rising cases of cholera outbreak, Group tells FG
Bauchi Assembly partners NGO on cancer reduction, prevention
New Kogi NYSC coordinator assures prospective corps members of hitch-free orientation course
PDP national convention: Hajta Ciroma, Debo Agba, others submit forms to beat deadline
COVID-19: Kaduna gives October deadline for vaccination
Teenage boy commits suicide over alleged incest in Edo
Five feared dead as gunmen attack traditional rulers in Imo
Physically challenged shoemaker named ‘hero of the month’ in Kwara
Malud Nabiyy: MOAHZ Group felicitates with Muslim faithful
Cement price goes up in South-West
What is a metaverse and why is Facebook building one?
China drafts law to punish parents for children’s bad behaviour
Lagos #EndSARS panel sitting ends as more than 20 victims compensated
Buhari says insecurity declining, 30 feared killed in Sokoto market
APC congress: Parallel executives emerge in Plateau
Road repairs: Niger govt bans heavy-duty vehicles from Minna…
Don’t allow your NIN to be linked to another…
#EndSARS: Recourse to violence, harbinger of ruins,…
Security forces kill over 50 bandits in Birnin Gwari
Tambuwal condoles with families of victims of Goronyo market…
Shekarau, factional APC chairman appear at public function…
Provide urgent solution to rising cases of cholera outbreak,…
EndSARS: Falz directs Nigerians to participate in memorial…
Pastor allegedly rapes teenager in Ondo
There’s need for policy dialogue on Igbo agitation ― Prof…
Bauchi Assembly partners NGO on cancer reduction, prevention
APC congress: Parallel executives emerge in Plateau
Anambra guber election: I am the best to take Anambra to…
New Kogi NYSC coordinator assures prospective corps members…
Buhari hosts Turkish President, Erdogan, on official visit
Oyo, UNICEF finalise moves on social protection policy plan
Sanwo-Olu felicitates Muslims on Maolud Nabiy, urges them to…
Road repairs: Niger govt bans heavy-duty vehicles from Minna…
#EndSARS: Recourse to violence, harbinger of ruins,…
Creators unite to take control of Copyright Amendment Bills
Tambuwal calls for improved reinforcement of security…
COVID-19: Kaduna gives October deadline for vaccination
Don’t allow your NIN to be linked to another…
Security forces kill over 50 bandits in Birnin Gwari
Anambra 2021: General Abubakar Peace Committee seeks…
Fight against cholera: FG trains 500 women, youths in Kano
Seek God’s intervention on biting economic hardship,…
We are determined to harness ecotourism opportunities in…
#EndSARS protest: Decisive action awaits anyone planning…
There’s need for policy dialogue on Igbo agitation ― Prof…
Oyo, UNICEF finalise moves on social protection policy plan
Provide urgent solution to rising cases of cholera outbreak,…
Bauchi Assembly partners NGO on cancer reduction, prevention
Sanwo-Olu felicitates Muslims on Maolud Nabiy, urges them to…
Editorial
Presidency’s vehicle budget
Parallel congresses: Will APC make good its sanction threat?
As stakeholders take stock of Osun at 30
Nigeria needs a president with original vision, ideas in 2023 —Okupe
What Nigerians want is security, not who committed the offence…
We paid N7.8bn UBEC counterpart funds in three years ― Fayemi
Again, Delta teacher wins Maltina Teacher of the Year Award
How two UI students died in 24 hours ― Management
Why I chose Afro-Pop ― Dreycoded

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