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News Headlines Oct 26, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Politicians Still Influencing Judges to Use Court against Democracy
Buhari Unveils eNaira as CBN Launches Instrument to Support 300 Companies
NSA: IPOB Must Not Test Our Will to Guarantee Peaceful Poll in Anambra
Buhari Swears in Two INEC National Commissioners
Buhari: Peace Now Returning to Troubled Areas in Nigeria
NSA: IPOB Must Not Test Our Will to Guarantee Peaceful Poll…
Trading Volume on FBN Holdings’ Shares Rise By 127%
Report: e-Commerce Will Hit $75bn by 2025
Buhari: Peace Returning to Troubled Areas
Kidnapping, Covid-19, Crippling Hospitality Business, Say Hoteliers
Fashola Calls for Audit of All Privatised Govt’s Assets
Access Signs Merger Deal with Zambian Bank
Illegal Construction: Lagos Building Control Seals More than 40 Structures in…
Akpabio: We Stepped Down 345 Projects for East-west Road
UBA’s Gross Earnings Hit N490bn in Q3, Profit Rises by 37%
Nigeria’s Drug Addiction Three Times More Than Global Average, Says Marwa
Akeredolu: Stop Branding Terrorism as Banditry
Labour Disagrees With Govts over Enforcement of COVID-19 Vaccination
Bandits Kill Worshipers, Abduct Seven in Niger
Gunmen Release Five Kidnapped Commuters in Ekiti
Students Hire Thugs to Attack Teachers in Ogun
Our National Conventional will Hold as Planned, PDP Insists
Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robber, Cultist in Delta
Ooni: What Buhari Told Me About Sunday Igboho
Bauchi Warns LG Bosses against Connivance with Bandits
Only 1 % of JAMB Applicants Choose Polytechnics, Says ASUP
People’s Need Should Drive Infrastructural Devt, Says Ozigbo
WHY NYSC IS IN NEED OF REFORMS
Trading Commence on Positive Note as Airtel Africa, Total Nigeria, 25…
Maximising Nigeria’s Opportunities for Agricultural Exports
EUROPE-AFRICA: AN INDISPENSABLE PARTNERSHIP
Firm Advocates Culinary Ethics with Family Bond
Energy Transition: Zero Carbon Emission, not Same as Zero Fossil Fuels,…
Four Killed, Three Injured in Clash in Kaduna Community
Gunmen Free Five Kidnapped Commuters in Ekiti
EU Donates N192m to Combat Cholera in Yobe
Buhari Swears in Two INEC National Commissioners
Buhari: Peace Now Returning to Troubled Areas in Nigeria
Prison Attacks Meant to Ridicule Govt, Says Aregbesola
2023: Don’t Dabble in Nigerian Politics, Buhari Warns Foreign Envoys
Your Duplicate Bill on FMC Political, Divisive, Diversionary, Angry Gombe Lawmakers…
Anambra Guber: INEC to Provide Braille Ballot papers for Visually Impaired…
N’Delta Ministry Steps down 345 Projects for East-West Road
PDP Wins Rescheduled Zango Kataf LG Poll in Kaduna
Buhari: With Digital Currency, Nigeria’s GDP Projected to Rise by $29bn…
For the Record: Full Text of Buhari’s Speech at Launch of…
NECO to Release SSCE Results Soon
Ogun Begins Palliative Works on Sango Ota-Joju Road
2022: Ebira Community Wants Zoning, Urges Fayemi to Pick Successor from…
Female Student Emerges Overall Best, As 216 Bag First Class
Kwara 2023: Hundreds of APC Members Defect to PDP
WAEC to Conduct Police Recruitment Examination in Niger
COVID-19: Use Persuasion, not Force to Get Workers Vaccinated, NLC Implores…
Ekiti to Promote Tourism as 4,000 Contingents Set to Visit State…
Alleged Forgery: Court Fixes Arraignment of Lebanese Firm, Four Others for…
To Boost Production, CBN Unveils New Policy to Fund 100 Private…
Journalists to Protest Colleague’s Disappearance in Abuja
AFRICMIL Urges ICPC to Investigate Fraud, Violation of Police Trust Fund…
Kaduna Train Station Records Low Passenger Turnout
Red Cross: Incessant Restrictions, Insecurity Hinder Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria
Rice Farmers Debunk Allegations over Funds Diversion
Coca-Cola System and Sustainable Manufacturing in Nigeria
Weak Earnings Down Stanbic IBTC Holdings’ Profit by 40% in 9…
Oil, Gas to Remain Fuel of Choice Till 2070, Insist Explorationists
Agric Minister Reaffirms Commitment to Human Capacity Development
Oil Companies’ Gas Flare Payments Jump from $15.4m to $307.4m in…
APC AND THE ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION
Lai Mohammed: AbdulRazaq is a Deeply Troubled Soul, Not Qualified for…
Cloud of Uncertainty Hovers Over Anambra Governorship Election
Keeping Up with #EndSARS Lagos Panel
Improving Markets for Underserved Communities in Northern Nigeria
Tunde Bakare: I Won’t Beat My Chest in Criticism Until I’m on That Seat…
Aho Seals Nigeria’s Dominance at Bilateral Cricket with S’Leone
Man Utd May Sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this Week
England Legend, Wright, Urges Newcastle to Appoint Emenalo as Sporting Director
Italian FA to Probe Racists Chants against Osimhen at Roma
NFF Set to Rejig Falcons’ Technical Team
FG Postpones NBBF Board Election Indefinitely
Nigeria vs. WSJ and The Economist
Why Is Buhari Not Exposing Boko Haram’s Sponsors?
Editorial
ISSUES IN THE 2022 BUDGET
#EndSARS Protest: Picking the Pieces

The Nation

Lagos-Ibadan: Discovering the expediency of rail transport
Qualities we expect from next president, by Oshodi
‘GDP to grow by $29b with e-Naira’
Representative, APC leaders urge peaceful co-existence
CJN, Wike, Kukah to NBA: fight for masses, good governance
Echoes from Biafra 1
Crypto: Court unfreezes CBN-blocked accounts
Is anyone still in charge?
IPMAN to present over N50b claim to Downstream Authority
NLC, BPE disagree over privatisation success
Making a hero of Nnamdi Kanu
Rapprochement versus repression
UBA posts N490.3b gross earnings in Q3
Representative, APC leaders urge peaceful co-existence
CJN, Wike, Kukah to NBA: fight for masses, good governance
Crypto: Court unfreezes CBN-blocked accounts
Is anyone still in charge?
IPMAN to present over N50b claim to Downstream Authority
Tiwa Savage should’ve sold sex tape to porn company – Dencia
NLC: Privatisation has created more poverty BPE: No, it has free up over N1tr for government The…
UBA posts N490.3b gross earnings in Q3
Be ruthless with drug barons, cartels, Marwa charges officers
Fire guts part of Nsukka Main Market
My mother-in-law asked me to poison my step children – Woman tells court
What to know about newly launched CBN’s eNaira
Sports minister sues Bash Ali for defamation
2021 AFCON COUNTDOWN: Rangers to delay Balogun, Bassey for…
Adigun bids for Athletes Commission at Beijing 2022.

The Punch

FG to end petrol subsidy June 2022, World Bank condemns N2.9tn funding
N780m fraud: Ex-SGF Anyim spends second night in EFCC cell
FG new devious trend is tagging opposition security risk, seizing passports – Wike
Benue police shoot seven-month-old child, family decries neglect
Don’t bring back Ighalo, fans tell Pinnick
Buhari unveils eNaira, MDAs may collect revenues, pay in e-currency
PDP crisis deepens, Secondus pursues suit as party plans convention
Woman dies after husband sets Lagos home ablaze during fight
Police arrest Delta man with 60 rounds of AK-47 ammunition, lady with pistol
Tortured Uber driver replies Lagos CP, demands rogue cops’ arrest, N500m
FG to end petrol subsidy June 2022, World Bank condemns N2.9tn funding
Fashola, NLC fault FG assets sale, privatisation, minister demands audit
Foreign firms eyeing Nigerian airports, says Sirika, FG demands proposals
States, LGs should take 59% of federal allocation – North-West
Bello confident of clinching APC 2023 presidential ticket – SSG
Behave yourself, NSA warns troublemakers ahead of Anambra poll
PDP insists on October 30 convention date
Don’t bring back Ighalo, fans tell Pinnick
Ahmadu-Kida writes Dare over release of $230,000 fund
Ministry suspends NBBF election indefinitely
Edo Dynamos whip Kada Queens in handball league
I told my mum I’m never getting married, says Burna Boy
Davido: I’m sorry for the outburst, Actress Etinosa apologises to Gifty Powers
Some people’ll be happy when I’m no more, says Tiwa Savage
Actress Etinosa Idemudia berates Gifty Powers for hailing Davido as best father

Leadership

We’ll Unravel Journalist’s Disappearance – IGP
Marwa, World Bank, Others For ISDEVCOM Seminar
Buhari Eulogises Military, Launches Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem
JAMB Warns Varsities, Others Against Illegal Admission
Igbo Lawyers Seek To Join Suit For S’East Exit From Nigeria
COVID-19 Vaccination: NLC Cautions Against Use Of Force
Cleric Tasks Christians On Nation Building, Faith In God
FG Rebrands Technology Vision To Drive Critical Sectors
[EDITORIAL] That Road Infrastructure Tax Proposal
PDP Will Reclaim Power In 2023 – Ex-lawmaker
2O22 BUDGET: Zero Allocation For Fuel Subsidy Raises Fear Of Price Increase
PDP Will Reclaim Power In 2023 – Ex-lawmaker
State Of Nation: NGF DG Expresses Concern Over Media Reports
Declaring Armed Bandits As Terrorists Will Have Consequences – Gumi
eNaira Will Increase Nigeria’s GDP By $29bn, Says President Buhari
Renewable Energy Sector Generates 12m Jobs
Clearing Agents Warn Customs Against Cumbersome Scanning Procedure
AWCON Qualifiers: Super Falcons Edge Out Ghana, Face Cote d’Ivoire In Final Round

The Sun

Wike, CJN berate NBA over silence on national crisis, assault on judiciary
President to Nigerians: Celebrate our troops with pride
eNaira to boost GDP with $29bn in 10 years –Buhari
Journalists storm Force Headquarters over missing Vanguard reporter
Terrorists: Ohanaeze, MBF, CAN, NINAS, Kaigama, Mogekwu, Kokori, Okorie hit Gumi over comment
Allow Igbo secede, northern leaders tell court
2023: Middle Belt youths meet in Enugu, back S’East presidency
Woman nabbed for inflicting injuries on minor with razor blade over theft
Kaduna communal clash claims 4, injures 3 in Zangon Kataf
Court remands 4 businessmen in prison over counterfeit products
Terrorists: Ohanaeze, MBF, CAN, NINAS, Kaigama, Mogekwu, Kokori, Okorie hit Gumi over comment
Northern Elders ask court to exit South East from Nigeria
Sheikh Gumi’s comment smacks of conspiratorial compromise – Wechie
Anambra 2021: FG orders security agents to crush IPOB, disgruntled elements
INEC to provide brailed ballot papers for visually impaired voters
You can’t win with propaganda, Andy Uba tells Soludo
eNaira to boost GDP with $29bn in 10 years –Buhari
Experts brainstorm on African cashless payment systems
NYCN lauds FIRS boss over revenue drive
Akwa Ibom: Udom presents N582 billion ‘Budget of re-defining Standards’
Our agenda is to penetrate Lagos’ N5 billion daily food market – Fayemi
LCC comes alive with Zenith Bank Tennis
Organisers unveil plans for BOS Youth Cup
Abia NGO embarks on Talent Hunt through sports
W/Cup qualifiers: Super Eagles to battle Liberia in Morocco
The remarks I could not make
Before EFCC interrogates Peter Obi
Cholera: EU, ALIMA move to avert fatalities
World Food Day: WHO, CSO beg FG to ban trans fat acid
Nigeria condemns coup d’état in Sudan
Banditry in Nigeria acts of terrorism – Ondo Governor Akeredolu
Buhari swears in two INEC commissioners
UNAN partners with foundation, donate items to orphanage

Tribune

North-West wants lion’s share of federal allocation for states, LGs
Alleged N7.1bn fraud: Fresh trouble for former Gov Orji Kalu as FG asks Appeal Court to order retrial
Four killed, three injured in fresh Zangon Kataf crisis
Anglican communion raises alarm over drug addiction among Nigerian youths
Ekiti hotel owners lament impact of insecurity on business in Ekiti
NASS member offers scholarship to 71 students in Anambra
Osun govt, OSUCCIMA, DITC, BTGA to host maiden South-West trade fair
JAMB registrar, Kwara REC call for 30% women participation in elective positions
Guber poll: Ekiti residents ready to embrace progressive democracy ― Oluyede
WFD 2021: Crown Flour Mills donates food to SOS children’s village, orphanage, others
FG trains agric extension agents in Kebbi
PANDEF demands 50% increase in derivation fund to reflect economic realities
Security officer stabbed during #EndSARSMemorial begs Sanwo-Olu for medical assistance
Man machetes sibling, sister-in-law, labourer to death in Ebonyi
Taskforce impounds 61 vehicles plying one-way, illegally parked in Abuja
Benin Rotary Club seeks massive vaccination against polio
AACS calls for FX demand management to curb Naira devaluation
FG closes request for qualification of airports concession programme
Kyari calls for more collaborative efforts, partnerships to attain gas utilisation
PM, ministers detained in Sudan military coup ―Sources
Four killed, three injured in fresh Zangon Kataf crisis
JAMB bars varsities, others from sales of admission forms into…
Anyone who wants to lead Nigeria has to negotiate with the north ―…
Confer traditional titles on people with integrity, dignity,…
Anglican communion raises alarm over drug addiction among…
Rufa’i, Suleiman task FG on girl-child education, deepening…
NASS member offers scholarship to 71 students in Anambra
Opportunities in Lagos critical to South-West economic…
No going back on convention, says PDP
Osun govt, OSUCCIMA, DITC, BTGA to host maiden South-West…
CJN charges NBA to discipline members who abuse court…
Buhari swears in two INEC national commissioners
FG trains 350 mobile money agents in Kano State
Guber poll: Ekiti residents ready to embrace progressive…
WFD 2021: Crown Flour Mills donates food to SOS children’s…
Abuja journalists storm Force Headquarters over missing…
NASS leadership, others task government on access to quality…
Four killed, three injured in fresh Zangon Kataf crisis
Gunmen kill worshippers at mosque, abduct seven others in…
No apologies for ban on open grazing, Akeredolu insists
Kyari calls for more collaborative efforts, partnerships to…
PANDEF demands 50% increase in derivation fund to reflect…
Rufa’i, Suleiman task FG on girl-child education, deepening…
Anglican communion raises alarm over drug addiction among…
No going back on convention, says PDP
Again, sit-at-home holds in Enugu
Nigeria has significant asset base to unlock liquidity,…
Ekiti hotel owners lament impact of insecurity on business…
Anyone who wants to lead Nigeria has to negotiate with the…
CJN charges NBA to discipline members who abuse court…
NASS member offers scholarship to 71 students in Anambra
Lagos APC congress: No faction will be left out, Appeal…
Buhari swears in two INEC national commissioners
Abuja journalists storm Force Headquarters over missing…
Osun govt, OSUCCIMA, DITC, BTGA to host maiden South-West…
Editorial
Nigeria’s housing crisis
100 secondary school leavers get free vocational training
Why Nigerian Youths must avoid leadership mistakes of older…
How Kola Daisi, Afe Babalola influenced my career —90-year-old SAN…
LASU matriculates 6,648, offers exceptional students 50% pay cut on school fees
NMCN, parents, commend Bowen for employing 5 nursing graduates

The Guardian

Warri, Kaduna refineries for rehabilitation soon, says Sylva
Rent rises by 35% in Abuja metropolis, environs
Nigeria launches eNaira digital currency
Cryptocurrency: Luno resumes naira deposit, withdrawal for Nigerians
IS claims deadly bombing in Ugandan capital
Former Nigeria captain Ime Udoka thrilled after first NBA win as a coach
Abiodun warns monarchs against conferment of frivolous chieftaincy titles
Niger partners NRC to improve rail transport
13 days after, journalists protest missing Vanguard reporter
Buhari inaugurates two INEC commissioners, tasks envoys on diplomatic ethics
Nnamani deplores low vote for social protection as EFCC earmarks N31b for 2022
eNaira goes live as CBN floats new scheme to boost economy
FG reads riot act, insists election will hold in Anambra
Ayade pushes for Cross River’s designation as export corridor
Akpabio seeks inclusion of East-West Road in Sukuk to speed completion
Enyimba, Rivers United know opponents as draw holds today
Leno returns for Arsenal against Leeds in Carabao Cup tie
West Ham, Everton battle for Perisic’s signature
IGP Open Weightlifting Championship debuts next month
Confluence Stars, Edo Dynamos win as Tojemarine battle Seasiders today
Marwa tasks agency’s strike force to go hard on drug barons, cartels
Why the naira is on free-fall
Manufacturers decry FX, electricity pricing challenges
EFCC can investigate your N141m alleged share fraud, court tells IGI
EDITORIAL
These are terrorists, not bandits!
Guilty of being Nigerian in Ghana
Our seven security anomalies
Nigeria’s FMDQ clear becomes member of global association of CCP
FG closes bid, to announce concessionaires for four airports

Daily Trust

Tunde Bakare: Anyone Who Wants To Lead Nigeria Must Negotiate With The North
Buhari Launches E-Naira, Says GDP To Rise By N11.9tr
Confusion Dogs UNILAG Visitation Panel Report
#EndSARS: Youths And The Future
Nigeria’s Record In FDI: We Are Winning The Race
Attention African Leaders! Urge G20 To Stop COVID-19 Vaccine Apartheid
EDITORIAL
Probe, Address Issues With IPPIS
Imperatives Of International Day Of Rural Women, Girls
FG Mulls Locally Produced Barite To Cut N123.1bn Yearly Import Bill
CBN To Empower 100 Private Companies Every 100 Days
FG Completes Work On 5 Year Economic Plan
NRC Plans E-Ticketing On Lagos-Ibadan, Itakpe-Warri Train Services
UBA’s Nine-Month Profit Rises By 37%
New Privatisation Law To Bridge Infrastructure Deficit — Reps
‘Sub-Saharan Africa’s Fintech Market To Reach $150bn In 2022’
FG Targets 1,850 Money Agents, Starts Training In Kano
How Chlamydia Fuels Infertility
Why You Should Eat 3 To 4 Cashew Nuts Daily — Nutritionist
Preventing Spina Bifida In Children
AFCFTA: Nigeria Must Raise Production To Compete – Minister
Court Clears Former SEC DG Gwarzo Of Corruption Charges
Demand For FBN Shares Rises Amidst Struggle For Corporate Control
Despite N120bn 2022 Allocation, Judiciary Stil ‘Under-Funded’
How Mandatory COVID-19 Cert Violates Human Rights – Lawyers
Amid Rising Infrastructure Decay, FCT Councils Spend Over N9.2bn In 6 Months
Edo Commissioner Charges Residents On Tax Payment
NEMA Begins Distribution Of Food To IDPs In Borno
Bandits Attack Mosque, Kill 18 Worshippers In Niger
Buhari Launches ENaira, Says Digital Currency Will Boost Nigeria’s GDP By $29bn In 10 Years
Army Declares State Of Emergency In Sudan, Arrest Civilian Leaders
Engage Igboho, IPOB Like I Do To Bandits, Gumi Tells Southern Clerics
33 States May Not Pay Salaries As N172bn Deduction Grounds Revenue Disbursement
300 Children Urge World Leaders To Protect Schools From Attacks
Kwara School Flogging: Committee Recommends Setting Up Of Arabic Board
Senators Oppose EFCC’s Transfer Of Forfeited Assets To Malami’s Office
Borno To Pay Teachers N30,000 Minimum Wage
FG Mulls Locally Produced Barite To Cut N123.1bn Yearly Import Bill
CBN To Empower 100 Private Companies Every 100 Days
FG Completes Work On 5 Year Economic Plan
Buhari To Global Community: Don’t Interfere In 2023 Elections
Anambra Gov’ship: Voters Hopeful As FG Warns IPOB Against Disruption
2023 Presidency: MURIC Insists On Yoruba Muslim, Lists Candidates
Congress: APC Panel Concludes Sitting, Says No Issue In Kano
Think Again, Monguno Tells Those Planning To Disrupt Anambra Election
Imperatives Of International Day Of Rural Women, Girls
Burning The #EndSARS Evidence
Nigerian Football Needs Salvation
LASU Introduces 50% Rebate For Students With 4.50 CGPA
Why Farmers Should Not Buy Oil Palm, Dates, Coconut Seedlings From Roadside
Kaduna Govt Exposes Bandits’ Revenue Sources
Lagos Clergyman Remanded For Defiling 7-Year-Old Girl
…Another 15-Year-Old Girl Raped
My Mother-In-Law Asked Me To Poison My Step Children, Woman Tells Court

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