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News Headlines Oct 20, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Fashola: Buhari Has Constructed 8,352.94Kms of Roads, Created 339,955 Jobs
FG Set to Open N30trn Govt Assets for Investment, Restructuring of MOFI
Funminiyi Afuye, is Dead
Oscars Did Not Order Nigerian Selection Committee to Re-vote, Says NOSC’s Chairperson
Obajana: Kogi Drags Dangote Group to Court km
NCC Directs MTN, Airtel to Reverse Hike
Senate Summons Niger Delta Affairs Minister over N480bn Fraud Allegations, NDDC Budgets
House Rescinds Decision, Okays CBN’s Planned Sale of Polaris Bank
Kyari: Nigeria’s Fuel Consumption Will Decline When There’s No Incentive for Excess Use
Pantami: Start-up Act Will End Harassment of Youth Carrying Laptops
Obajana: Kogi Drags Dangote Group to Court
Senate Summons Niger Delta Affairs Minister over N480bn Fraud Allegations, NDDC Budgets
How Pinnacle’s $1bn Offshore Subsea Petroleum Terminal Will Address FG’s N5bn Daily Loss in Apapa
Sanwo-Olu: Lagos Will Continue to Ensure Mutually Beneficial Relationships with Financial Institutions
Senate Reopens Assault Case against CCT Boss
ImmuniWeb Partners Kecam Technologies on Cyber Resilience
IXPN, NgNOG to Host 2022 Nigeria Interconnection Forum
Nwosu: Robust Records Strategy Will Create Paper-lite Economy
Glow Initiative Partner Access Bank on Solar Power for Schools
Report: Mobile Payments Surge as Cheque Transactions Slide from 10.8m to 4.5m in 5yrs
Onwumere: Multi-level Marketing Strategy Will Impact Lives
Hacey Harps on Protection of the Girl Child
First Bank Rewards Customers in FirstMobile Cash-out Promo
Lawan: Collaborating With Buhari Makes 9th Senate Most Productive
‘APC ‘ll Defeat PDP in Enugu West’
Bamidele: Tinubu Represents Right Leadership Nigeria Needs in 2023
A Eulogy to a Pacesetter
October 20, 2022: A Time to Rethink the Discourse of Possibilities of the #EndSARS Movement
Travails of Foreign-trained Nigerian Doctors
World Thrombosis Day Campaign Activates Global Awareness Efforts on Evidence- based Prevention of Blood Clots for Ninth Consecutive Year
Lady Oak Foundation Seeks N1.8bn to Equip Cancer Centre in Delta
Unique Friendship Benches Initiative Inaugurated to Promote Mental Health…Featuring competing FIFA World Cup nations
Eko NAFEST 2022: Governor Sanwo-0lu Transform SportsCity to Festival City
Oguche/Bullet B’ball Championship to Herald NBBF Final-8 Playoffs
NFF President, Gusau, to Inaugurate NPFL’s IMC on Friday
Eberechi Eze Going…Going…to England’s Three Lions
Benzema on Target as Real Madrid Extend Lead
NIGERIA AND THE BURDEN OF NEGATIVISM
EDITORIAL: FOR CREDIBLE BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS

The Nation

Buhari heads APC Presidential Campaign Council
How we will fund N10.78tr Budget deficit, by minister
Fashola explains Lagos-Ibadan Expressway delay
IPOB: Fed Govt appeals judgment freeing Kanu
CONUA/NAMDA: I have powers to register trade unions, Ngige replies NLC
Brain drain: Nigeria loses 9,000 doctors to UK, U.S., Canada
Senate reopens assault case against CCT Chairman Umar
IG deploys two DIGs to Intelligence, Operations departments
‘Analytical mindset crucial to governance’
‘Handwashing panacea to germ-free society’
Monarch leads ‘Operation show your PVC’ for Tinubu,
‘N70.95b spent on moribund Port Harcourt refinery in two years’
BBNaija host, stars storm Rico Swavey’s service of songs
Why I cast my daughter as a princess in ‘Anikulapo’ –…
Chacha Eke: You’ve mental illness if…
Phyna, Whitemoney others make icon touch award nominations
Sabinus replaces Mercedes-Benz weeks after crash
EDITORIAL: Stop the bleeding
Benzema scores in Madrid comfortable win at Elche
EPL: Manchester United defeat Tottenham 2-0 at Old Trafford
Premier League: Darwin Nunez goal sinks West Ham at Anfield
Ikpeazu: why we are insisting on Ayu’s resignation
The next apocalypse (1)
The strength of Lagos
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The Punch

Hoodlums burgle Ondo hospital, angry founder shuts facility
Ekiti Speaker dies of cardiac arrest, gov mourns
Telcos fume as FG orders tariff hike reversal
PDP crisis: Aggrieved NWC members protest exclusion from presidential campaigns
#EndSARS: States fail to compensate victims, police warn protesters
Kogi drags Dangote to court over Obajana ownership
Nigerian students, dependants contribute £1.9bn to UK – Report
Lagos-Ibadan nightmare persists, motorists demand alternative routes
Church leader recruits members for illegal security company
Lagos logistics worker goes missing, family panics
Alaba market traders, hoodlums clash, one feared killed
Telcos fume as FG orders tariff hike reversal
FG records N5.33tn deficit in eight months
PDP crisis: Aggrieved NWC members protest exclusion from presidential campaigns
Tinubu pacifies Adamu with campaign council deputy chairman
Atiku’s rally disruption wrong, self-inflicted – APC
Deliver for Atiku, Adeleke tasks Osun PDP
Court dismisses APC suit against Adebutu, Akinlade
Rivers vigilante shoots relative dead, widow demands justice
Flamingos can beat USA, insists Olowookere
Finkel tips Wilder, Joshua fight to sell out
Rico: Tweeps slam BBNaija stars over ‘distasteful’ video
‘The Voice Africa’ debuts with $100,000 grand prize
‘Elesin Oba’ premiers October 28
George Floyd’s family threatens to sue Kanye West
Why I cast my daughter in Anikulapo — Afolayan
Editorial: Credible polls: INEC should deliver on its promise
Nigeria has a problem of standards
Nigeria’s beggar security men
Taming rising political intolerance in Nigeria
Water harvesting techniques, solution to flooding in Nigeria — FUNAAB prof
It’s been two decades of unprecedented breakthroughs — Covenant University VC
Roads, jobs, economy top residents’ expectations from new Ekiti governor
UNIOSUN records 23,400 admission seekers

Leadership

Fuel Scarcity Lingers In Abuja Despite 146 Truckloads Delivery
Brain Drain In Health Sector Worsens: Nigeria Now Has One Doctor To 10, 000 Patients, Says NIPSS
Finally, APC Takes Charge Of Presidential Campaign Council, Releases Fresh List
[EDITORIAL] Decongesting The Custodial Facilities
TCN Energises Transformer To Boost Bulk Power Supply To Ughelli Substation
Reps C’ttee Backs Sales Of Polaris Bank
Airpeace Set For Direct Flight To Israel
7 Months To Go, Federal Govt Attempts To Write Buhari’s Records
Federal Govt, ASUU Must Prevent Another Strike
Senate Gives Self Thumbs-up Over Passage Of 84 Bills
Gov Zulum Offers 20 Children Of Dead Poly Employees Jobs
Umahi Suspends Perm Sec, Aide Over Alleged Theft
JUST-IN: Ekiti Speaker, Afuye, Dies At 66
Federal Govt Directs Service Providers To Reverse Upward Tariff Adjustment
APC Youth Leader Condoles Victims Of Banditry Attack In Katsina
FOR THE RECORD: Progress Of The 44 Constitution Amendment Bills Transmitted To The State Houses Of Assembly
With 84 Bills Signed Into Law, Lawan Justifies Synergy With Executive
JUST-IN: Gunmen Kill Police Officer, 22 Others In Benue Community
Governors Set For Broadband Awareness Forum Thursday
18-yr-old UK-based Prodigy, Goodman, May End Nigeria’s Goalkeeping Nightmare
FCTA Mandates Use Of CCTV In Public Places
Sowore Tackles Peter Obi For Visiting Running Mate’s Abuja Hospital
Nigeria Not Planning To Restructure Debt – Finance Minister
JUST-IN: Buhari Signs Nigeria Startup Bill Into Law
Global Peace Foundation Empowers 100 Youths, Women
Chinese Man Bags 5 Years Imprisonment For Illegal Mining In Kwara
Airpeace Set For Direct Flight To Israel
Edo PDP Crisis: Esan Voters Urged To Support APC Senatorial Candidate Candidate
Imo PDP Suspends Former Deputy Gov
Northern Group Knocks Kwankwaso For Shunning Arewa Parley
Olawepo-Hashim Cautions Atiku, Tinubu, Obi, Others Against Ethnic Manipulation

The Sun

Obajana: Kogi institutes legal action against Dangote
Military warns politicians against using its images, visuals for campaigns
Naira’ll devalue to N520/$ by 2023 –Bank of America
Buhari to unveil Tinubu’s policy document, APC PCC Friday
1.9m Nigerians living with HIV – US
PVC registered between Jan-June 2022 ready for collection –INEC
Osinbajo, Ngige, other presidential aspirants missing in new APC PCC
Buhari to unveil Tinubu’s policy document, APC PCC Friday
Ugwuanyi’s interventions on infrastructure have made our work easier – Red Cross
Second Niger Bridge: December opening shaky
Ekiti speaker, Afuye dies at 66
I’ll never be slave to anybody –Wike
INEC to deploy PWDs as supervisors, monitors, collation, returning officers
APC unveils PDP campaigners’ attackers in Kaduna
Stop religious tantrums, Olawepo-Hashim counsels APC, PDP, others
PVC registered between Jan-June 2022 ready for collection –INEC
Diaspora entrepreneurs mobilise for Peter Obi
Geometric promoters are patriotic Nigerians, says Gov Ikpeazu
Diversification: Manufacturers in delimma over access to raw materials –Experts
NIWEX 2022: WAWORD, Lagos Govt holds women entrepreneurs exhibition
MTF graduates bag #2m grant, New York academy scholarship, others
ILMMD honours CEO, Onas Holdings
Calenda: Osimhen wants long term stay with Napoli
Taekwondo: Sports Minister gets Kukkiwon Award
Runners enthusiastic about Abuja International Marathon at Anti-Corruption Marathon
Wellington Jighere wins MGi Scrabble Grand Slam
Sunday Dare bags Excellence Award in Public Service
Akinwunmi, Aluko hail Thunder Games impact after maiden edition
Oborodudu, Adekuoroye slump in UWW ranking
WTT Macao: Quadri Aruna kicks off campaign against Kallberg today
Bello-Koko flags off 2022 Maritime Cup Competition as ENL wins opening match
Quadri retains Africa’s No. 1 spot in ITTF ranking
How I got signed to Oladips Records –Lucid
Dec. 16 date for Miss Aviation Nigeria pageant
Combating rampaging flood in Nigeria
UNWTO: Nigeria’s tale of nightingale
Agenda for Umahi’s successor
Atiku, Tinubu: Their season of blunders
Ethnic slant to 2023 polls
What is South East’s interest in 2023 election?
NCAC boss chairs LG chairmen merit award
Rivers: 28 communities submerged, as Red Cross calls for support
Suspected herders kill 2 policemen, 16 others in Benue
Lagos police warn owners of recovered vehicles over claims
Obajana controversy and Dangote business model
Buhari to unveil Tinubu’s policy document, APC PCC Friday
Ugwuanyi’s interventions on infrastructure have made our work easier – Red Cross
Ekiti speaker, Afuye dies at 66
Stop religious tantrums, Olawepo-Hashim counsels APC, PDP, others
I’ll never be slave to anybody –Wike
Diaspora entrepreneurs mobilise for Peter Obi
Tinubu erred in his holy communion, church rat analogy, says Bishop Isong
Speak for Kanu’s release, IPOB tells S’East govs, Igbo leaders
Combating rampaging flood in Nigeria
Microsoft to train 5m Nigerians in high demand skills as Buhari signs Nigeria Startups Bill into law
Chinese jailed 5 years for illegal mining
Cult gang kills 2 vigilance group members in Rivers
Police arraign couple, firm over theft of $4.6m
Insecurity: FCTA orders installation of CCTV in Abuja public buildings
UNWTO: Nigeria’s tale of nightingale

Daily Trust

New Names Added As APC Releases Final Presidential Campaign List
Bompai Market: Court Orders Police To Investigate 2 Kano Agencies’ MDs
El-Rufai Launches 120-Ton Per Hour Fertiliser Blending Plant
Why We Struggle To Meet Farmers’ Demand For Shika Brown Chicken – NAPRI
Fulani Group Adopts Tinubu-Shetima
Reflections On ‘Vote Trading’ In Our Elections
I’ll Appeal Judgment To Reaffirm My Victory — Binani
Ripples In APC As Adamu Replaces Suspended Directors
APC, PDP Bicker In Sokoto Over Intimidation Of Traditional, Religious Leaders
EDITORIAL: Beyond The ASUU Strike…Chika Unigwe
On Empowering Girls
Funding, Use Of Local Materials To Enhance Dev’t
CBN Targets Tricycle Riders To Boost Use Of ENaira
TCN Energises New 150MVA Power Transformer In Delta
Governors Assemble For Broadband Awareness Forum Today
US Woo Nigerians With EB-5 Investment Visa
Yahoo Boy Jailed 5 Years Over N56m Fraud
Man Arrested For Stabbing Neighbour To Death In Lagos
Agro Firm Trains Mechanics On Tractor Repair
My Kidnappers Gave Me N2,000 Transport Fare From N6m Ransom – Victim
Chinese Jailed 5 Years Over Illegal Mining In Kwara
20-Year-Old Man Nabbed For Hiring Gunmen To Kill Dad In Yobe
So, There Will Be No Female Governor For Adamawa After All
Nunez Scores Liverpool Winner To Sink West Ham
Brentford And Chelsea Share Points In Derby Draw
Police Use Tear Gas To Quell Physically Challenged Athletes’ Protest
RSDF Renames Flying Officer’s Cup As 2022 Edition Holds Nov 3
Gusau Appoints Football Experts To Prepare Cadet National Teams
2,800 To Participate In Edo Heritage Sports Festival, Carnival
Buhari Signs Nigeria Startups Bill Into Law
I’m Yet To Recover My Son’s Corpse – Mum Of Surveyor Killed By Kidnappers
Police Present N55.5m Cheques To 16 Widows, Children Of Slain Officers In Ogun
7 Killed, Over 24,000 Households Displaced In Lagos Flood
Over 2,000 Investors Apply To Build Public Toilets In FCT
Kano Spends N.8m Daily To Fuel Waste Vehicles
Trader Arraigned For Stealing 6 Bags Of Rice
Security: FCTA Directs Installation Of CCTV In Public Places
Food Insecurity Is A Major Problem In Nigeria
Power: JED Will Not Tolerate Corruption – New MD
Ardova Clarifies Position As Femi Otedola’s Zenon Oil Wins $19.2m Judgement Over Forte Oil Sale
NNPC Spent N788bn On Salaries, Forex, Entertainment, Others
Unizik Partners NCF On Environment, Forest Preservation
NOA: We Have Trained 37,000 Nigerians On How To Curb Fake News
Coalition Calls For Passage Of National Mental Health Bill
Flood: Provide Succour To My Constituents, Rep Urges FG
Dickson Donates N11m To Bayelsa Flood Victims
JUST IN: FG Directs Telcos To Reverse 10% Increase In Calls, Data Tariffs
‘It’s Binani We Want’, Adamawa Women Hit The Streets
There Are Fake Polling Units In Imo – PDP
Ekiti Assembly Speaker Is Dead
2023 Presidency: Why I Would Have Worked For Peter Obi – Ortom
Man Commits Suicide After Losing Tricycles To Thieves
Abia APC Guber Aspirant Promises To Work For Tinubu
World Sight Day: Sight Savers Counsel Nigerians On Test To Avoid Early Blindness
Refusal To Pay Rented Crowd Triggered Violence At Atiku’s Rally – APC
We’ve Completed Second Niger Bridge, Says Fashola
NLNG Force Majeure: Nigerians May Pay More For Cooking Gas
Despite N1 Billion Allocation, Constitution Amendment In Limbo
7 Months To Tenure Expiration, Buhari Orders SGF, Ministers To Prepare Transition Documents
Funding, Use Of Local Materials To Enhance Dev’t
Unizik Partners NCF On Environment, Forest Preservation
NOA: We Have Trained 37,000 Nigerians On How To Curb Fake News
Coalition Calls For Passage Of National Mental Health Bill
Flood: Provide Succour To My Constituents, Rep Urges FG
Governors Assemble For Broadband Awareness Forum Today
US Woo Nigerians With EB-5 Investment Visa
Buhari Signs Nigeria Startups Bill Into Law
Fulani Group Adopts Tinubu-Shetima
Court Dismisses APC Suit Against Ogun PDP Gov’ship Candidate, Deputy
I’ll Appeal Judgment To Reaffirm My Victory — Binani
Gusau Appoints Football Experts To Prepare Cadet National Teams
Memoirs Of A Generation (II)
On Empowering Girls
Budget Capture, Agency Costs, And Fate Of Nigerians
I’m The Richest Black Man Of All Time – Kanye West

Vanguard

APC releases fresh Campaign Council list
Scores injured in hoodlums, traders clash in Lagos
Ravaging floods: Share your experience with us
Clean birth kits will reduce maternal, infant mortality — CD NeuroRehab Centre
ICG to resolve APC intra-party rancour in Badagry — Layode
Severance Allowance: Former Councillors stage protest in front of Commissioner’s office in Ebonyi
2023: Zulum remains candidate to beat — Borno APC Chairman
Kaduna Govt issues cert of return to 198 EXCOs of RTEAN
NGO seek inclusive opportunity for visually impaired in Nigeria
Brain Drain: APWEN harps on sustainable socio-economic environment
1.9million people living with HIV have access to free treatments —USCDC
Alleged seizure of vehicle: Federal civil servant cries out in Imo
Again, Wike knocked over ‘reckless charity to outsiders’ with Rivers’ money’
Over 30,000 students benefit from GIZ entrepreneurship skills
World Sight Day: Abeokuta Lions Club gifts 170 persons free glasses
Pre-season: Why we renamed Flying Officers’ Cup to Sheroes Cup — Ratels
Poultry production can change Nigeria’s unemployment narrative, improve IGR — Experts
Flood: Okowa seeks FG, special support for IDPs
Voice calls, data: FG directs reversal of unilateral upward tariff adjustments
Scores injured in hoodlums, traders clash in Lagos
Kano to designate courts to entertain Sexual, Gender-Based Violence, SGBV cases — Chief Judge
Real Madrid extend lead at top of La Liga with easy 3-0 win away at Elche
Lagos reaffirms ban on Okada in 10 councils
Man United sweep aside Tottenham 2-0 at Old Trafford
Chelsea settle for goalless draw away at Brentford
2023: Edo SSG, others mobilise for Atiku’s visit
2023: APC remains party to beat in Kwara – Rep Olawuyi
Jandor flags off campaign in Alimosho, promises LG autonomy
Building collapse: Lagos govt. vows to crack down on fraudulent developers
Appellate courts’ conflicting decisions worrisome, says Olanipekun
Doctors’ association laments exodus of members from Ekiti
Fatal accident claims 3 lives on Third Mainland Bridge
Vote candidate with records, Gbajabiamila tells students, youths
UNIUYO Senate meets Thursday after suspended ASUU strike
Mr Eazi announces release date for ‘Patek’ remix featuring Falz
[Full list] Buhari chairs Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council
Senate reopens assault petition against CCT boss
Why Lagos-Ibadan expressway is suffering delay – Fashola
I’m not surprised with Wike’s endorsement of Sanwo-Olu – Jandor
I’d rather work for Peter Obi’s success, says Ortom
How funds for PDP’s rented crowd caused Kaduna rally attack — APC
Buhari signs Nigeria Startups Bill into law
‘We’ll support Ukraine, but not with weapons, ’ says Israel
Russia bans civilians from entering occupied Ukrainian region of Kherson
Pandemonium as Alaba International traders protest extortion by RTEAN
Kidnapper gave me N2,000 transport fare from N6m ransom — Victim
Lafarge fined $778m for supporting terror organisations
FG plans to open 2nd Niger Bridge before Christmas – Fashola
Abba Kyari: NDLEA applies to mask identities of lead witnesses
FG to spend N10bn on NIPOST recapitalisation, analysts kick
Renewable energy: I’m doing my best to push govt policies — Habiba Ali, CEO Sosai Renewable Energies
NBA: Tiki-taka inspiration behind Golden State Warriors tactics – Klay Thompson
Rape: Mason Greenwood released on bail
ASUU should for now mind its business
Atiku’s self-dwarfing ‘joke’
Behold Matawalle, the broadcast regulator from Zamfara
Peter Obi, women and OBIdients
Celebrating Dr Ogbechie on his National Honours
Historically, scientifically: no industrialisation, no reliable infrastructure
2023: APC remains party to beat in Kwara – Rep Olawuyi
How Nigeria can grow the economy, reduce poverty—Lajuwomi, Winock MD
My eight-year-odyssey in Ekiti, by Fayemi
Clean birth kits will reduce maternal, infant mortality — CD NeuroRehab Centre
ICG to resolve APC intra-party rancour in Badagry — Layode
Severance Allowance: Former Councillors stage protest in front of Commissioner’s office in Ebonyi
2023: Zulum remains candidate to beat — Borno APC Chairman
Kaduna Govt issues cert of return to 198 EXCOs of RTEAN
EDITORIAL: Real reason for extreme hunger

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