News Headlines Oct 22, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 22, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Ojukwu, Akaraiwe, Obegolu, 69 Others Emerge New SANs
Breaking: NRC Suspends Abuja-Kaduna Train Services over Attack
Breaking: Nnamdi Kanu in Court as Trial Commences
Breaking: Nnamdi Kanu Arrives Court Premises, Amidst Tight Security
Security, Trade Take Centre Stage in Nigeria, Turkey Agreements
ICPC Chair Tells Aviation Workers to Shun Corruption
Political Elites Have Destroyed the Future of Nigerian Youths, Says Na’Abba
Chinese Envoy Advises Political Parties to Learn from Communist Party…
Lalong Presents N106 bn 2022 Budget to Plateau Assembly
EFCC Arraigns Ex-NSIF Chair, Olejeme, over N1bn Fraud
Embrace Family Spirit, Unity, Okeke Urges Anambra Guber Candidates
Group Calls for Full Participation in Anambra Election
Enugu Fire Chief Charges Stakeholders to Sustain Safety Initiatives
Alleged Forgery: IG Writes Italian Groups, Accuses HEDA Chairman of Jumping Bail
A Citizens Guide On How to Become President of Nigeria
Four Months after Abduction, 27 Kebbi Students, 3 Staffers Regain Freedom
INEC Canvasses for Speedy Passage, Assent of Electoral Act Amendment Bill
COVID-19: Ondo to Bar Unvaccinated Workers from Govt Offices from Nov…
UNODC, EU, NIALS Launch User Guide to Tackle Terrorism
Shun Corruption, Improve Operational Processes, ICPC Boss Advises Aviation Workers
Ayodele Joins ADC, to Run for President
Presidential Panel Releases Five Inmates from Ilorin Correctional Centre
Ondo Makes COVID-19 Vaccine Compulsory for Civil Servants
Obaseki Assures Edo Residents of Better Livelihoods, Pledges to Tackle Poverty
Bauchi Assembly Partners Foundation on Cancer Prevention
Dredging of River Niger Only Solution to Flooding in HYPPADEC Areas,…
FG Trains Bauchi Extension Workers on Farming Tools, Methodologies
Ortom Calls on Fulani Elites to Condemn Atrocities of Foreign Herders…
Buhari Presides over National Security Council Meeting
BusyBee Group to Honour Industry Heroes, Icons
Investors’ Interests in BUA Cement, MTN Nigeria, Airtel Africa Drive Stock…
To Save Airlines Huge Expenses on ForeignTrips,FG Stops NCAA from Overseas…
Nigeria Records Lowest Level of Piracy Since 1994 as NIMASA Rallies…
TAT: PwC Says 50% Deposit Rule Will Hinder Justice in Tax…
Shipowners Groan Over Government’s Abandonment, Says Approval for N139bn CVFF Disbursement…
Olawepo-Hashim Cautions Against Further Devaluation of the Naira
Comeuppance for Amosun and Friends
APC Congress: Why Matawalle Must Cooperate With Yari, Marafa
Osimhen Dreams Playing for a Big Premier League Club
FIFA Ranking: S’Eagles ‘Survive,’ in Africa’s Top Five
Oshoala Pledges Better Super Falcons’ Outing in Accra
Nigeria Leads S’Leone in Bilateral Cricket Series in Lagos
Awoniyi’s Goal Not Enough as Union Berlin Fall at Feyenoord
NFF Re-instates Salisu Yusuf as S’Eagles’ Assistant Coach
A Citizens Guide On How to Become President of Nigeria

The Nation

Kanu pleads not guilty to treasonable felony charge
Explosion on Abuja-Kaduna rail track disrupts operations
Tambuwal’s quest for PDP presidential ticket
UMA to honour UNILAG scholars at AGM
‘We need to tackle our economic problems’
‘The quality of education we render attracts other kids’
Tambuwal’s quest for PDP presidential ticket
Nothing must stop Anambra governorship election, Buhari tells…
More crisis in PDP over deputy chair
Energy crisis prompts Asia to turn to USA for oil
CCHBC commits to ‘net zero’ emissions by 2040
Gas: Price galloping out of hand
Lesson from his life
Bukunmi Oluwashina surprises best friend with N2m cash on…
Saskay shares stunning photos, says I eat beauty
Sit-at-home order: Imo records total compliance
CCHBC commits to ‘net zero’ emissions by 2040
Akin Mabogunje
888 killed, 2,553 abducted in Kaduna in 9 months
NUJ, CSOs pressure security agencies on missing reporter
Foundation for senior citizens
10 popular Nigerian musical groups that split
Ogunjobi Gold Cup: Haggai Sportswear renews sponsorship
2022 Winter Games: Olympic flame arrives in Beijing
Bruce quits Newcastle by ‘mutual consent’
‘Why power should shift to Ekiti South’
16 APC Govs backing Tinubu for 2023 presidency…

The Punch

Three ‘friends’ torture man to death, allege iPhone theft in Ogun
Waldrum attributes Falcons win to presence of top players
Miyetti Allah disowns herdsmen over killing of female farmer in Enugu
Drug offenders’ll no longer pay fines, risk life jail
Black Queens more intelligent than Falcons – Ghana coach
Nnamdi Kanu’s trial: NBA, Ohanaeze, others attack FG as DSS bars lawyers, journalists
Outrage as rogue policemen, Neighbourhood Watch torture innocent Uber driver, tow vehicle
How we killed Obasanjo’s third term, says Nnamani, Buhari hails ex-Senate President
Edo police arrest two cement firm workers over leaked plot to kidnap bosses
Gunmen intercept Benue passenger bus, kidnap two corpers, others
77 million Nigerians lack access to power, says NNPC
Reps threaten bank with takeover over debt, MD’s arrest
Poor vaccination, policy’ll slow economic recovery in Nigeria, others – IMF
Nigeria can’t produce COVID-19 vaccine now – Pfizer boss
Convention: PDP disqualifies Oladipo, two other aspirants, clears 27
Okowa presents N469.5bn budget, debunks APC fraud allegation
President from North-East will end insurgency, says Fintiri
Naira exchange rate affecting Lagos stadium renovation – Ministry
Awoniyi scores 10th goal of the season
Mixed reactions as Burna Boy shaves off beards
Viral video: I didn’t damage my friend’s car for being with my daughter — Actor Charles Okocha


The Editor in A Time of Crisis
Alleged Forgery: Police Write Italian Groups On Lanre Suraju
Why Nigerians In Diaspora Don’t Invest In Health Sector – Dikko
Mailafia For Burial November 5
PDP Convention: Panel Disqualifies Olafeso, Oladipo, Muo-Aroh
Only Restructuring Will Save Nigeria – Nwodo
Ensure Anambra Election Holds, Buhari Orders Security Chiefs
72 Lawyers Elevated To Rank Of Senior Advocate Of Nigeria
NDLEA Seeks Life Imprisonment For Drug Pushers
India Achieves Major Milestone Of One Billion Vaccinations
Attacks On Train, Tracks Ground Abuja-Kaduna Rail Operations
Kaduna PDP Chieftain Hails Ayu’s Choice As Consensus Chairmanship Candidate
Convention: PDP Screening Committee Pledges Fairness
APC National Secretariat Has Endorsed Our Congress, Says Ganduje
Federal Govt, NESG Set To Hold 27th Nigerian Economic Summit
AfDB, MTN Sign $500,000 Grant To Ease Women’s Access To Finance
FBN Insurance Pays Policyholders N11.4b Claims
Keffi Polo Ranch Dedicates Annual Tournament To Honour Late Okunbo
Rail Track Vandalism

The Sun

Rivers mulls criminal proceedings against Saipem
Senators talk tough over embargo on employment
JAMB registrar urges FG to declare state of emergency in education
Jitters over bandits’ attack on Abuja-Kaduna train, passengers injured
Nnamdi Kanu pleads not guilty, says Nigerian court can’t try him
Buhari to security chiefs: Nothing must stop Anambra election
INEC hails NASS over election technology
SSASCFA condemns invasion of 5 shipping companies
#EndSARS: NAS demands implementation of panels’ reports
Sit-at-home: Trailer, shop set ablaze in Aba, Enugu
5 feared dead as soldiers, IPOB members clash in Abia
Alleged forgery: IGP writes UK groups, accuses Suraju of jumping bail
Supreme Court declares Ozigbo PDP candidate
Andy Uba promises all-inclusive govt if elected
Don’t sell out Anambra West –Group warns betrayers
Why I want to be governor –BOOT Party candidate
Anambra Diaspora hails Soludo’s manifesto
Resolving the Naira exchange conundrum
How domestic airlines support Nigerian brand
AOC: Aviation committee misinformed on NG Eagle –Na’Allah
NAMA to enhance aeronautical allowances of staff
Insurers pay N9bn claims on #EndSARS
2021 National Youth Games: Kida rewards Rivers, Bayelsa basketball teams
3SC, Tornadoes, MFM, others for Ogunjobi Gold Cup
Zenith Bank/Delta Principals Cup: 50 teams battle for zonal slots in 25 LGs
No vaccination exemption for Australian Open, Australia’s immigration minister says
Kwara to host next state sports festival in 2022, governor says
Delta continue NYG dominance by winning 6th edition
Chiwetalu Agu, Izombe mayhem and militarisation of the South East
Can zoning arrangement produce an effective leader?
Sad tales from Goronyo
Electronic transmission of results and power of the people

Daily Trust

ISWAP, Ansaru Bomb Rail Track, Ground Abuja-Kaduna Services
I Love Helping Young People Grow Businesses, Brands — Adesola Williams
Intrigues Behind Kano Ulama Council’s Leadership Crisis
What Erdoğan Pursues In Africa
#EndSARS Anniversary: A Perspective And Lessons Learnt
Leahy Vetting And The Dilemma On Super Tucano Jet
Ganduje’s Birthday Message To Kwankwaso Sets Tongues Wagging
How Commissioner’s Supporters Attempted To Beat Up Lawmaker Inside Zamfara Assembly
Nothing Must Stop Anambra Guber Poll, Buhari Tells Service Chiefs
IPOB Militants Gunned Down In Abia
NRC Halts Operations On Abuja Kaduna Route
How Female Graduate Awaiting NYSC Call-Up Was Lured, Killed
PHOTOS: Osinbajo’s Busy Day Typical, Says Aide After VP Attends 3 Events In Few Hours
Reps Invite Teenage Student Advocating ‘Safe School’
NAPTIP Reunites Two Trafficked Children With Parents
Grid Challenges Limits Usage Of 13,000MW Electricity — Minister
W/Bank Forecasts Higher Inflation As Oil Hits $86/Barrel, Highest In 3 Years
How To Drive Grassroots Insurance Penetration
Minister Flags-Off Training Of 1,850 Youths In Calabar
Heifer Support Agri-Transformation With Youth Empowerment
INEC To N/Assembly: Give Us Unrestricted Powers To Use Tech In 2023
Convention: Why PDP Disqualified Aspirants
Congresses: APC Inaugurates Appeal C’ttee As Pro-Tinubu Group Constitutes Parallel Exco In Ekiti
Convention: PDP Disqualifies Three Aspirants
Angry D’Tigress Reject Part Payment Of Owed Bonuses And Allowances
Istifanus Satisfied With FCT Athletes’ Outing At Youth Games
Super Eagles Drop Two Places In Latest FIFA Rankings
Tijani Babangida Led Players’ Union Self Serving– Henry Nwosu
Mourinho In Six-Goal Humiliation At Norway’s Toothbrush Club
Boma: How Injury Ruined My Football Career
Davido Hangs Out With Man U As Chioma Celebrates Son’s Second Birthday
Head, Legs Of Infant Found In Kano
Bizman Remanded Over N35m Fraud
FCT Minister Condoles Sen Aduda On Dad’s Death
1 Killed As Mob Attacks Abuja Chief’s Palace
Traders Kick As Ogun Gov’t Reconstructs 188 Of 3,000 Razed Shops
Lagos Man In Court For Defiling 15-Year-Old Girl
Woman Arraigned For Trafficking Girl To Dubai
Akure Pastor Rapes Girl At Market Square
Police Arrest 3 Armed Robbery Suspects Terrorising Ogun Community
Man, 34, Arraigned Over Phone Theft
Before Closing IDP Camps

The Guardian

EFCC arraigns Olejeme for alleged N69b fraud
UNIMAID students, others bag six years jail term each for cultism
Equities rebound as market capitalisation rises by N54 billion
Why exam malpractices remain challenge for JAMB, by Oloyede
Southeast on lockdown, jubilant mood as Kanu pleads not guilty
Transparency issues trail FG’s N1tr COVID-19 palliative to private sector
PDP disqualifies Olafeso, two others, clears 27 ahead of convention
New Africa-France Summit charts path for fresh bilateral relations
Senate flays FG over embargo on employment, amid soaring wage bill
Kontagora assumes emir’s throne
Sanwo-Olu promises to make #EndSARS judicial panel report public
Kebbi government receives 30 freed FGC students
Shehu Sani, others escape death as bandits bomb Abuja-bound train
NDLEA wants life jail for drug barons, politicians
Oyetola, others urge sustenance of Awo’s educational legacies
Hoodlums rape, kill 24-year-old girl in Benue
Three years after ban for alleged corruption, Yusuf returns as Super Eagles’ assistant coach
Ikeja agog as Awa Ibraheem Junior Open Championship begins
Members cry out over alleged plot to allocate portions of Ibori Golf Club to politicians
Five Nigerians among 109 international stars in NBA’s anniversary roster
Joburg Open tees off 2022 European season
Family holds service of songs as Eagles’ former officer, Alaiya, begins final journey
Prop Gun Fired By Alec Balwin Kills Woman On Set
7 Tips That Will Help You Get To Work On Time Every Day
What are the advantages of socialising in a workplace
Procuring safe buildings and approvals in Lagos
The hollow rituals of democracy
Communication, security and sustainable development – Part 2
Wanted: Nigerian football museum – Part 2
‘Rising debts, food price inflation threaten economic recovery in Nigeria, others’
World Bank sees crude oil prices rising till June 2022, fuelling inflation
Enabling local airlines for flag-carrier services, national pride


Buhari directs security agencies to ‘dominate’ Anambra, ensure free, fair guber poll
National Convention: PDP disqualifies Oladipo, Olafeso, Muo-Aroh
91-year-old professor named among 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN)
We saw the bandits looking at our train after the explosion, says Shehu Sani
FG resuscitates NSSEC to improve secondary school education
FG moves to reduce maternal mortality during childbirth
Senate berates FG over increasing yearly salaries, wages, despite embargo on recruitments since 2018
Akande, Tinubu, Oyetola others shower encomium on late Awolowo
NSIPs: Nigeria earmarks over $1bn annually to protect poor, most vulnerable groups ― Farouq
Buhari hails Ken Nnamani’s role in strengthening democracy in Nigeria
FCT police restore peace to Mpape community, to investigate death of Abdul Rahman Usman
Three men to die by hanging in Ekiti for robbery, murder
30 abducted FGC Birnin Yauri students regain freedom
Jigawa, agency recruits 600 privately-owned vehicles to transport pregnant women, children to hospitals
World Sight Day: 700 benefit from free eye care
Osun identifies poor parenting for increase in teenage pregnancies
ECOWAS Bank appoints Ashimolowo as vice-president Operations
Investors’ interest in high cap stocks lifts ASI by 1.1 per cent
Nigerians without internet-enabled phones will use eNaira ― CBN
Trump returns to social media, launches ‘Truth Social’
US to lift travel ban for fully vaccinated travellers on November 8
Nnamdi Kanu pleads not guilty to FG’s seven-count amended terrorism charge
Crime Alert boss docked, remanded in prison for alleged N35m fraud
Court remands 35-year-old man for defiling three-year-old girl in Osun
MMWG counsels Nigerian leaders, citizens
Let’s copy Prophet Muhammad’s example — Awujale
Maolud Nabiyyi (II)
Senate berates FG over increasing yearly salaries, wages, despite…
FG moves to reduce maternal mortality during childbirth
Senate berates FG over increasing yearly salaries, wages,…
Akande, Tinubu, Oyetola others shower encomium on late…
NSIPs: Nigeria earmarks over $1bn annually to protect poor,…
Buhari hails Ken Nnamani’s role in strengthening…
Ohanaeze celebrates Kanu’s appearance in court as…
30 abducted FGC Birnin Yauri students regain freedom
Police arrest two suspects for conniving with kidnappers to…
Imo magistrate orders arrest of vigilante leader over…
Bauchi/Gombe border clash: No life was lost in boundary…
Again, APC postpones state congress in Oyo
Women street sweepers protest in Calabar over six months…
Electronic transmission: INEC commends National Assembly
Privatisation: Ayade extends referendum by two months for…
Sit-at-home: Imo streets deserted over Nnamdi Kanu’s…
Oyo PDP chieftain seeks media support for Makinde, bags NUJ…
We are fully prepared for Anambra election ― INEC
#EndSARS panel report: We have no hidden agenda ― Sanwo-Olu
Abuja train attack: Senator Shehu Sani recounts how he,…
#EndSARS: NANS demands speedy prosecution of indicted…
IPOB condemns killing of traditional rulers, others in Imo
NDLEA to establish offices in drug source countries
Don’t destroy platform that made you, APC caretaker…
Bishop Oyedepo plans to build ‘world-class’ university
#EndSARS memorial: Release arrested youths for peace to…
Schools and delayed results
Mustapha: Ilorin gets new Turaki
Again, APC postpones state congress in Oyo
Electronic transmission: INEC commends National Assembly
PDP National Convention: Senator Nnamani commends Gov Ugwuanyi
Re: On mass exodus of Nigerian nurses
On #EndSARS riots


Buhari to security chiefs: Nothing must stop Anambra election
Court rejects Kanu’s request for transfer to Kuje, adjourns case until Nov 10
B-I-Z-Z-A-R-E: Nigerian hospitals giving expired blood to patients — DG, Blood Commission
Fashola urges states to enact laws on monthly rent payment
Olusegun Obasanjo foundation to screen 10 million Nigerians for diabetes
Nigeria does not need political parties
Sterling Bank powers corporate HQ with specialized solar energy
Ngige faults exclusion of labour ministry in draft social protection policy
9mobile marks world mental health day with health talk on stress management
Gains of joint efforts against insurgency
Wike swears in Barasua, first female LG Chairman in Bonny
EndSARS: Lekki residents donate office block to police station
North central zone stakeholders propose 35% revenue allocation to states
Inflation set for further moderation in Oct – Analysts
Pfizer raises awareness in Nigeria, Ghana
#EndSARS Anniversary: 34 suspects arrested, arraigned by police in Lagos
CBN rolls out undergraduate, graduate entrepreneurship scheme
#EndSARS: Lagos judicial panel’s report will be made public, Sanwo-Olu assures
Rail movement of cargo from Lagos to Kano, Kaduna Dry Port resumes
Ridding Lagos of the nuisance of street beggars and hawkers
Why women are leading in renewable energy — Adaobi Oniwinde, AllOn
First Rhema solution set to empower Oshimili-Aniocha youths on ICT
EndSARS: Lagos judicial panel report ‘ll be made public, fully implemented-Sanwo-Olu assures
Take advantage of AfCFTA to access foreign markets, boost your businesses – NEPC tells SMEs
Nigeria’s economy to grow by 2.7% in 2022 — IMF
JAMB registrar seeks transparency in examination processes
INEC publishes Notice of Polls for Anambra Guber
Killing over leadership feud: FCT Police restores normalcy to Mpape Community in Abuja
2023: Nigeria needs unifying leadership — Atiku
Buhari to security chiefs: Nothing must stop Anambra election
FIRS collects N4.2trn in 9 months
3 arrested for beating man to death over alleged theft in Ogun
Nigeria can’t compete globally without technological advancement – Dokpesi, Atiku, Utomi, others
Removing 13% derivation ‘ll trigger crisis, Ijaw warns 59 northern lawmakers
PDP CONVENTION: Ondo party leaders kick against alleged ‘imposition’ of National Publicity Secretary
Police recover body of 24-year-old graduate in Benue, begin investigation
Eko Bridge rehab: Lagos releases travel advisory as FG commences phase 2 work
Nnamani saved Nigeria’s democracy – Buhari
Gender Diversity: IBEDC calls for equitable female representation in energy sector
Sterling Bank powers corporate HQ with specialized solar energy
EndSARS: Lekki residents donate office block to police station
North central zone stakeholders propose 35% revenue allocation to states
Sokoto Assembly passes N2.5bn supplementary budget
I was not attacked by hoodlums ― Imo Speaker
Soldiers kill three suspected IPOB members in Abia
Police confirm killing of 24-year-old lady in Makurdi housing estate
Baba Ijesha: Minor was defiled, doctor tells court
Ansu Fati signs 6-year Barca deal with €1bn buyout clause
Take advantage of AfCFTA to access foreign markets, boost your businesses – NEPC tells SMEs
Price of kerosene falls 7.9%, diesel drops marginally
70% of Nigerian seaports comatose — PCC
What does the People’s Democratic Party really stand for?
Is Anambra on the verge of becoming Imo?
Oyedepo plans to build ‘world-class’ university
Lagos earmarks N1bn for bursary, scholarships

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