News Headlines Oct 21, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 21, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

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Yield Africa Foundation Trains 650 Youth, Women on Soft Skills
In Three Months, Bandits Killed 343 People, Abducted 830 Others in Kaduna
News in Photographs: Buhari, Erdogan Meet in State House
#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Brokers Truce with Youths, Promises Not to Give Up Belief in Them
Military Deploys Helicopter Gunships Against Bandits in Kaduna, Decimates 50
Absence of EFCC’s Witness Stalls Money Laundering Trial of Wife of Ex-Governor’s Aide
Scores Killed, Houses Burnt as Bauchi, Gombe Communities Fight
Diri Presents N310.7bn 2022 Budget to Bayelsa House of Assembly
Mohammed’s Loyalists Fire Back at AbdulRazaq, Ask Gov to Account for…
Minister, NACCIMA Woo Turkish Investors to Nigeri
JAMB Registrar Explains High Exam Malpractices
120 Houses Submerge as Flood Sacks Uyo Communities
Wanted: Vaccination against Economic Distress
El-Rufai: I Wrote Buhari Since 2017 to Designate Bandits as Terrorists
Eight Alleged Nigerian Cultists Arraigned in S’Africa over Money Laundering, Others
NSA Seeks Multi-stakeholders’ Approach to Contain Insecurity
Security and the Southeast
How Changing Climates are Affecting Global Fruit Production
Transcorp Emerges Best World Class Energy/Power Brand
Oyintiloye: There’s Serious Disconnect Between the People and Government
Church Denies Investing N500m in Imagine Global Solutions
APC CONGRESSES AND THE RECONCILIATION COMMITTEE
YEMI OSINBAJO, RUN FOR PRESIDENT, RUN
Sheriff: ‘Survival of APC After Buhari is Paramount’
Dell Urges CIOs to Adopt Secure Technology for Business Growth
Expert Calls for Banking Penetration to Unlock ‘Hidden Treasures’ in Rural…
EDUCATION AND THE CERTAINTY OF KNOWLEDGE
WRONGFUL ACQUISITION OF LANDS IN ANAMBRA
In Three Months, Bandits Killed 343 People, Abducted 830 Others in Kaduna
Big Battery, Screen, Beautiful Design, itel S17 has It All
News in Photographs: Buhari, Erdogan Meet in State House
Church Denies Investing N500m in Imagine Global Solutions
Paper Qualifications Responsible for Exam Malpractices, Says JAMB Registrar
FG Committed to Restoration of Ecosystem, Says Minister
Media Practitioners Urge IG, Others to Locate Missing Vanguard Reporter
EndSARS Memorial: Edo Youths Demand Implementation of Panel Report
Police Stop EndSARS Protest March to National Assembly
EndSARS Memorial: Frank Accuses FG of Insensitivity to Plight of Victims
Police Disperse ENDSARS Protesters at Lekki Tollgate
COVID-19: Kaduna to Bar Unvaccinated Civil Servants from Offices
Police, EndSARS Protesters Engage in Battle at Lekki Tollgate
Cholera: Adamawa Records 500 Cases, 23 Deaths
Lekki Massacre Phantom, FG Insists
61-year-old Cleric Arrested for Allegedly Impregnating Minor in Ondo
Land Crisis: Real Estate Group Tasks Family Heads on Roles
Court Fixes Nov 22 for Arraignment of Ex-Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah
Ogun State Insists on Online Payment for Land Use Charge
Interswitch Pioneers Innovation, Unveils Whitepaper on Blockchain Technology
Windows 11 Available for Free Upgrade on Window 10 PCs, Others
Ukay: Nigeria Must Build Competitive Technology Hub Centres
“Nigeria is Our Biggest Market in Digital Content Broadcasting”
Addressing the Needs of Neuropsychiatric Patients
Okonkwo: I Will Spring a Surprise in Anambra Guber Election
Nigerian Navy Partners Italian, French Navies for Safer Gulf of Guinea
Usyk Thinks Titles’ Unification Clash with Fury, Not AJ
Pele Says He’s Getting ‘Closer to the Goal’
Thierry Henry Rates Taribo Toughest Opponent of His Career
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Pique Returns Barcelona to Winning Ways
Super Falcons Edge Ghana’s Black Queens 2-0
EUROPA LEAGUE Iheanacho Inspires Leicester from Two Goals Down to Victory in Moscow
The Yar’Adua Study on Subsidies (II)
Security and the Southeast
Editorial
General Colin Powell (1937-2021)

The Nation

Only five women among 33 PDP NWC contestants
Youths, activists protest in Oyo, Osun, Ondo, Plateau, Edo, Rivers, Enugu, Abia,…
Govt: psychiatric, drug tests mandatory for security men
CBN targets 75,000 yearly jobs for young graduates
Govt: psychiatric, drug tests mandatory for security men
Govt, Amnesty disagree on ‘Lekki massacre’
Protests in Lagos, FCT, Ibadan, Osogbo, Benin, Jos, Akure, Enugu,…
Don’t allow extremism destabilise our country, Sultan warns…
Arapaja may become Deputy Chair for South through consensus
NYSC: Expectant, nursing mothers can serve in their husbands’…
Funeral for Hubert Orpin
Insurance firms pay N9b of estimated N20b claims
Police link IPOB/ESN to two Imo monarchs
Dele Adeyanju to Tiwa Savage: you want to prove you’re a…
Fan apologises for watching Tiwa Savage’s sex tape
Tega shares radiant photos after returning to Instagram
Davido celebrates son at two
‘Why video must take centre stage at SBI Media Workshop2021’
MDXI hosts webinar on cloud solutions for businesses
Sterling Bank goes solar
Red Star Express lauds truckers
UCL: Bayern Munich defeat Benfica 4 – 0
UCL: Barca beat Dynamo Kyiv 1 – 0
UCL: Man United beat Atalanta 3 – 2 in dramatic…
Insurance firms pay N9b of estimated N20b claims

The Punch

Four Kwara poly students expelled, six rusticated for exam fraud, impersonation
Lawyers demand Kanu’s presence as trial resumes today
How I caged Thierry Henry –Taribo
Victims’ families demand N4.5bn as Customs deny Oyo killings
#EndSARS panel compensation: Lagos pays N420m, NBA faults Akwa Ibom, Ogun, Oyo, Benue for shunning payments
How Baba Ijesha defiled me with key, labelled himself boyfriend – Minor
NSIWC declines PUNCH’s FoI request on military, police salaries, pensions
Security firm boss charged with N35m investment fraud
Bandits allegedly kidnap over 30 travellers, steal cows in Niger
Insurance firms put #EndSARS claims at N20bn, probe delays payment
Aviation sector’s contribution to GDP crashes by 50%, experts advise FG
Display professionalism in ports control, Amaechi tells officers
NDIC plans technical, financial support for banks
Osinbajo urges youths to join politics to make a difference
Zoning will boost PDP chances in 2023, says Nnamani
Ogun LG election tribunal panel bars journalists from proceedings
West Ham never wanted Onuachu – Moyes
2022 AWCON qualifiers: Falcons beat Ghana 2-0 in Lagos
Iheanacho partnership thrills Daka
2023 presidency: Between quota system and zoning
Davido, Chioma celebrate son on second birthday
Filmmaker releases Abdul to mark #EndSARS first anniversary
#EndSARS: Falz, Uche Jombo, other celebrities mark first anniversary

Leadership

NNPC Disclaims Fake 50th Anniversary Quiz Contest
War On Piracy: NIMASA To Sustain Momentum In Gulf Of Guinea – Jamoh
Ship Inspection: Amaechi Warns Against Unprofessional Conducts
Senate Was Misled About NG Eagles’ Operations Certificate – C’ttee Chairman
CBN Releases Guidelines For Implementation Of Tertiary Institutions’ Entrepreneurship Scheme
Tax Dispute: Tribunal Dismisses FIRS Opposition To MultiChoice Appeal
Court Vacates Order On New Emir Of Kontagora
Moghalu Vows To Pursue Police Reforms
Minister, NACCIMA Urge Turkish Nationals To Invest In Nigeria
NASS Leadership Committed To Efficient Legislature – Lawan
Federal Govt Budgets N2,178 For Each Citizen’s Healthcare In 1 Year
Despite Consensus Hitches, PDP Govs Affirm Faith In Party
Onyejeocha Lauds Abia State APC Congress, Commends Stakeholders
Insurance Claims On #EndSARS Protest Destruction Hit N9bn
DPR, PPPRA, PEF: FG Douses Workers’ Fear Of Job Losses
Economist Lists Gains Of FG’s Closure Of Refineries’ Rehab Contract
Barca Halt Worst-ever Champions League Start With Dynamo Win
AWCON Qualifier: Super Falcons Pip Ghana 2-0 In Lagos
BREAKING: Newcastle Sack Manager After Saudi Takeover
EDITORIAL
Rail Track Vandalism
Big Matter Of Small Arms

The Sun

Bandits abduct 13 passengers in Niger
Imo monarchs’ killing: We’re not informed about meeting –Police
Nigeria, Turkey sign 8 agreements on energy, defence, mining, others
#EndSARS protesters defy police order
Convention: PDP screens Ayu, Oyinlola, 29 others for NWC seats, deputy national officers
N5bn fraud: Ex-minister, Oduah, for arraignment Nov 22
FG has failed to resolve police brutality –Saraki
2023: Group knocks Dokpesi over comment on Igbo presidency
Obiano, Bello, others for Anambra cultural day
Kanu’s absence in court’ll escalate protest, tension, lawyer warns FG
…You’ve date with history, Ohanaeze tells Buhari
Dialogue with agitators, CNPP urges FG, South East govs
Onitsha stands still for Andy Uba as he flags off campaign
Soludo remains solution for better Anambra –Ochije
GPSDC tackles violence against women with 105 local mobilisers
Nigeria has been moving backwards since 1960 –Angya, ex-DG,SON
Convention: PDP screens Ayu, Oyinlola, 29 others for NWC seats, deputy national officers
Your jobs intact, Sylva assures staff of scrapped agencies
Senators grill BoI boss for poor knowledge of loan beneficiaries
CBN releases guidelines on TIES implementation
Govt should address taxation, infrastructure to boost startups’ growth –Akomolafe
Tax evasion: Tribunal okays Multichoice’s N8bn deposit, fixes Nov 17 for hearing of appeal
Victor Moses: Lukaku one of the best strikers
Amokachi frowns at Ejuke-Okocha comparison
Amokachi, Mercy Akide gets new global appointment
Tennis Federation to focus on grassroots development – President
Nigeria: The earlier we negotiate, the better
Concrete may grow but allow trees, shrubs, grasses to grow along
Victory in ember months
Church and leadership recruitment process
Senators grill BoI boss for poor knowledge of loan beneficiaries
CBN releases guidelines on TIES implementation

Daily Trust

Don’t Allow Extremists Take Over The Country, Sultan Tells Nigerians
NDIC To Unveil Risk-Based Deposit Insurance For Banks
MultiChoice Nigeria Cleared To Appeal $4.4 Bn Tax Claim
NGX Starts Strong In Its Market, Surging 20% In Two Days
CSCS Board Renews Jalo-Waziri’s Appointment For Another 5 Years
NG Eagle: We’ll Not Interfere In Statutory Duties Of NCAA – Sen Na’Allah
Declare Bandits As Terrorists, El-Rufai Tells FG
Bandits Abduct Passengers In Niger
EXPLAINER: How To Identify Bandits’ Informants
Many Stranded As Angry Residents Block Major Road In Zamfara Over Banditry
Turkish President: Terrorists Who Tried To Oust Me Are In Nigeria
Armed ‘Protester’ Arrested At Lekki Tollgate
NDIC To Unveil Risk-Based Deposit Insurance For Banks
Pharmacy Academy To Induct 15 Members
Join Politics To Make The Difference, Osinbajo Woos Young Nigerians
‘Less Than 10% Of Nigerians Have Access To Healthy Food’
NAPTIP Calls For More Cooperation From International Communities
Piracy Has Decreased By 77% – NIMASA
Parallel Congresses: Pressure On Buni To Sanction Shekarau, Amosun, Aregbesola, Others
Convention: Ayu, Anyanwu’s Presence At Our Meeting Not Endorsement – PDP Govs
Anambra Guber: I’ll Consult Academics Before Taking Decisions If Elected, Says ZLP Candidate
Kano APC Crisis: Ganduje Hints Reconciliation With Shekarau Underway
Anambra 2021: Non-Indigenes Endorse PDP Candidate, Ozigbo
Super Falcons Spank Black Queens 2-0 In 2022 AWCON Qualifiers
Ekiti Tennis Players Lauded For Winning 5 Medals At Youth Games
‘Djokovic Will Need To Be Vaccinated To Play Aus Open’
Thierry Henry Picks Taribo West As Toughest Opponent Of His Career
Northern States Accuse Okowa Of Bias At Youth Games
DJ Switch Thanks Davido, Says EndSARS Changed Her Life
AFRIMA Announces Partnership With PWC
Amid Sex Tape Saga, Tiwa Savage Demands Identity Of Those Who Shot #EndSARS Protesters
Shehu Sani: Why I Don’t Want To See Tiwa Savage’s Sex Tape
Wizkid: I Was Scared When My First Child Came At 21
What Options For ECOWAS On Guinea’s Democratic Transition
NCAM Explains How Farmers Can Access Locally-Made Farm Techs
IITA Names Cassava Varieties With Good Yield
FG To Partner Firm On Cassava, Oil Palm Expo
Injection Palsy: Why Injections Should Be Given Only When Necessary
‘Need To Support Breast Cancer Survivors‘
Crisis Looms In FCT Council As Unpaid LEA Staff Threaten Protest
Widows, Street Sweepers Barricade Calabar Roads Over Unpaid Salaries
Gunmen Invade Abuja Herders’ Camp, Shoot 1, Abduct 2
Kano Widow Touched By Food Gifts, Breaks Down In Tears
11 Injured As Bus Skids Off Bridge On Abuja-Lokoja Road
Police Arrest 3 Armed Robbery Suspects Terrorising Ogun Community
Man, 34, Arraigned Over Phone Theft
Court Remands 61-Year-Old Man Over N10.8m Land Scam
Editorial
Re-Open All Land Borders
Elmina Was Painful Like That
APC Congresses And The National Reconciliation Committee
Understanding The Plants Varieties Protection Act 2021
Arresting The Innocent Threat To Infrastructure
Police: Few Promises Of Reform Have Been Kept A Year After #EndSARS

The Guardian

Nigerian youths protest a year after bloody crackdown
Steve Bruce leaves Newcastle by ‘mutual consent’ after takeover
Pakistani-American ‘raped, beheaded’ former ambassador’s daughter
#EndSARS: Uber driver manhandled by policemen
Obigwe warns NLC against meddling in Abia chapter
Religious leader laments division among Christians
Taliban vows to work with Russia, regional players over IS threats
Gunmen abduct 13 passengers in Niger
Lagos communities to experience 6 hours outage – EKEDC
Pregnant, nursing mothers can serve in husbands’ state of residence – NYSC
Court convicts NSCDC officer for certificate forgery
Landlords ask Sanwo-Olu to pay compensation for demolished houses
US set to vaccinate kids aged 5-11 against Covid from November
Sane strikes as spotless Bayern sink Benfica
Barca edge past Dynamo to revive Champions League hopes at half-empty Camp Nou
Top African players in Premier League history
Meet Ons Jabeur, the North African tennis star
Europa strugglers Leicester and Roma ‘can’t wait any more’
Oxford University appoints Moghalu as visiting academic
Firm gets employers’ recognition
Ayeola elected ICA president
Ogun wins best teacher 2021 at PTSEA award
My conversation with the finance minister
Nigeria’s girl-child debacle
Nigeria’s healthcare in danger – Part 2
Alibaba shares soar after Jack Ma reported on Europe trip
NCAA to decommission 7,012 masts over N5.96 billion debt
#ENDSARS protest: One year after, police brutality persists

Tribune

Young Nigerians must join politics to make difference ― Osinbajo
FG approves funds for upgrade of safe towers
Turkey coup plotters still active in Nigeria, Erdogan tells Buhari
Fake delegate list/congress results: Oyo APC group demands sanction on unity forum leaders
Tribunal gives Multichoice approval to appeal N1.8trn FIRS levy
Mixed reactions greet APC state congresses in Kano
FG flags up training of 75,000 agric extension agents in Zamfara
2023: Factional Kwara APC says party may suffer defeat
Avoid leadership mistakes of past generations, SAN urges Nigerian students
AE-FETHA job seekers lost over N18m to fraudsters ― CMD
BOI boss under fire, as Senate accuses him of indifference to identities of loans beneficiaries
Residents killed, houses, farms destroyed as Bauchi, Gombe communities clash
Biafra: Kanu’s legal team tells FG to produce IPOB leader in court
Gunmen abduct 13 passengers heading towards Bayelsa in Niger State
Jesse kingdom debunks alleged deposition of monarch
NGX: Investors earn N54bn as bulls dominate market
US to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated travellers on November 8
#EndSARS: One year after alleged massacre, families of victims nowhere…
Why we deployed policemen to Lekki, we arrested miscreants with…
Kwarapoly expels four students, rusticates six
Man electrocuted during illegal connection of wire in Ondo
One kidnap victim rescued as police arrest eight suspects…
Insecurity: El-Rufai calls for recruitment of youths into…
Mixed reactions greet APC state congresses in Kano
FG flags up training of 75,000 agric extension agents in…
#EndSARS: No erring officer has been held accountable for…
Killing of monarchs: Imo CP denies knowledge of meeting
Wives of Ondo governor, Oyo deputy governor felicitate Seed…
FG tasks NGOs, CSOs on rights of vulnerable groups
Avoid leadership mistakes of past generations, SAN urges…
Your revenue generation is poor, Senate carpets NBRI
National Park seeks patriotic whistle blowers to build…
AE-FETHA job seekers lost over N18m to fraudsters ― CMD
Why Nigeria remains a deprived nation ― Gani Adams
Alleged defilement: Baba Ijesha called himself my boyfriend,…
#EndSARS anniversary: Journalist arrested, beaten as…
BOI boss under fire, as Senate accuses him of indifference…
Residents killed, houses, farms destroyed as Bauchi, Gombe…
Man electrocuted during illegal connection of wire in Ondo
One kidnap victim rescued as police arrest eight suspects…
Afenifere condemns seven-count amended charge against Nnamdi…
Jesse kingdom debunks alleged deposition of monarch
PDP’ll emerge stronger from month end’s convention ―…
Jigawa commences payment of N331m to 200 retirees
FG flags up training of 75,000 agric extension agents in…
National Park seeks patriotic whistle blowers to build…
Avoid leadership mistakes of past generations, SAN urges…
#EndSARS anniversary: Journalist arrested, beaten as…
AE-FETHA job seekers lost over N18m to fraudsters ― CMD
BOI boss under fire, as Senate accuses him of indifference…
Residents killed, houses, farms destroyed as Bauchi, Gombe…
#ENDSARS: Let the youth place reason above emotion
Still on legislative independence
Bureaucracy of NASS: Reality of legislative independence
Nigeria’s high debt profile: Payroll is not the only cause
PDP National Convention: Senator Nnamani commends Gov Ugwuanyi
MDCN inspects Asaba Specialist Hospital for accreditation to run housemanship
Project against COVID-19, COMCOVID, takes off in Nigeria

Vanguard

BREAKING: Engage leaders politically, US reacts to EndSARS memorial protests
[THROWBACK] New Year Vow: Buhari restates commitment to #ENDSARS youths’ 5 demands
Convention: Coast clear for Anyanwu after meeting with PDP governors
830 kidnapped, 343 killed, 210 injured in 3 months in Kaduna
Streamlining the regional development commissions
Beauty of Africa International pageant begins registration for 15th edition
#ENDSARS as ‘dark notes on our history’
Network Outage: MTN puts up measure to prevent further disruptions
We have zero tolerance for impersonation, malpractice -JAMB Registrar
Alex Ekwueme Teaching Hospital raises alarm over fraudulent job offers
NGX: Capitalisation gains N55bn after holiday
2023: Arewa Youth Alliance urges all parties to adopt Tinubu as sole candidate
Redeployment: NYSC urges corps members to report corrupt staff
Nigeria gets first local blockchain infrastructure
National Youth Games: Okowa felicitates with Team Delta on record-breaking 6-time win
Digital delivery: Sendbox raises $1.8m to boost efficiency of African SMEs
#EndSARS: Foundation laments failure of govt to address demands
Ansu Fati signs 6-year Barca deal with €1bn buyout clause
Chelsea whip Malmo for 4, but pay with Lukaku, Werner injuries
Ronaldo scores winner, as Man Utd fight back against Atalanta
Nigeria glows at ECOWAS Democracy Summit over lasting democratic governance
El-Rufai to FG: Declare bandits as terrorists to allow military kill them within international laws
Ekiti begins planting of 5m trees to checkmate erosion
FG approves funds for NAMA safe towers upgrade projects
Sanwo-Olu didnt stop #EndSARS 1st memorial event- Commissioner
Gunmen abduct 13 passengers in Niger
Without public office I would ‘ve remained pressure group activist -Osinbajo
BREAKING: C’River govt, labour, at daggers drawn as court suspends ongoing strike with immediate effect
PIA: Workers of DPR, PPPRA, PEF won’t be sacked – FG
Maritime security: Piracy decreases by 77%, says NIMASA
#EndSARS: Former Ekiti State Gov, Segun Oni wants repair of broken trust with youths
Lagos communities to experience 6 hours outage – EKEDC
Olokun Festival: Why Nigeria remains a deprived nation – Gani Adams
CBN issues Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme guidelines
Nigerians spend $1.3bn annually on perfumes ― Seinde Signature
2023: Arewa Youth Alliance urges all parties to adopt Tinubu as sole candidate
‘Mode of primaries should be optional by political parties’
Anambra 2021: My administration will not discriminate against non indigenes — Ozigbo
DEVELOPING: Wike, Emmanuel, Obaseki, others in crucial meeting
#ENDSARS Memorial: Falz, Macaroni, others lead car procession; police make arrest
Tonto Dikeh: Police give reasons for arrest, detention of Prince Kpokpogiri
Scam Alert: NNPC disclaims fake 50th-anniversary quiz contest
Breaking: Police release Prince Kpokpogiri, Tonto Dikeh’s estranged lover
Nigerian American-based music executive, Akeju launches Faces of Afrobeats to celebrate African stars
Forex constraint depresses investments in stock market
New tax tribunal rule may kill businesses, cause job losses ― Expert
UNILAG waterfront needs shoreline protection – VC cries out as fence collapses
Why Nigerian varsities not among world best —NUC

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