News Headlines Oct 28, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 28, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


News in Photographs: Osinbajo Chairs FEC Meeting
Police Arrest Three Suspects for Land Grabbing, Attempted Murder
Wike, Fayemi Harp on Financial Autonomy of Judiciary
Jailbreak: Akeredolu Charges Police to Beef up Security at…
Kwara on Mission to Reclaim Education Glory, Says AbdulRazaq
Two Corps, Four Others Regain Freedom in Zamfara after…
NCAA Threatens to Sanction Airlines over Access to Aircraft Cockpit
Residents Flee as Suspected Smugglers Kill Customs Officer in Ogun
Senate Committee Rejects Buhari’s $700m Loan Request for Water Project
In Madinah, Buhari Prays for Lasting Peace in Nigeria
You’re Free to Transmit Anambra Governorship Election Result Electronically, Senate Tells…
OPEC, GECF Express Commitment to Ensure Stability of Global Energy Market
Alleged P&ID Scam: Ex-Petroleum Ministry Director Gets N30m Bail
Participate Actively in Politics, Akeredolu Urges Women
FG Disburses Cash to 15,768 Households in Anambra
Govs Reject FG’s Plan on Paris Club Deduction
Osinbajo, Lawmakers, Others to Attend CLF Breakfast Prayer Meeting
Ikpeazu Swears in 27 Commissioners
House Queries NHIS over Unutilized 2020 Budgetary Allocation
FEC Approves Reconstruction of Lagos-Badagry Expressway, 20 Other Federal Roads by…
Insecurity: Niger Gov Wants Military Operation Extended to Niger
Remain Resolute in Dealing with Emerging Security Threats, Gombe Gov Tells…
Emmanuel Proposes N582.12bn for 2022 Fiscal Year
USAID Announces 32 Winners in $4m COVID-19 Food Security Challenge
Beef up Security in Correctional Centres, Akeredolu Charges Police
Gunmen Abduct Eight in Ekiti Community, Demand N50m Ransom
Lack of Electricity Killing Nigerian Industries, Says Adesina
Be Security Conscious, DG Urges NYSC Members:
NGO Applauds Kwara Govt’s Performance
Group Demands Immediate Activation of Tobacco Control Fund
COWLSO 2021: Participate Actively in Politics, Akeredolu Urges Women
Mbaka’s Assessment of Umahi’s Govt Contrasts with Realities, Says Group
FCT Police Parade 68-year-old, Seven Others for Alleged Car Snatching, Other…
FG Spent N45bn on Social Interventions in Katsina, Says Masari
Fitness Fair to Introduce Chooselife Wellness Platform
‘Gombe Ready to Partner with NDIC to Boost Investment Drive’
Fayemi: Awards for Fayose, Oni, Adebayo, Others not Political
Shareholders Commend Guinness Nigeria for Returning to Profitability, Approve N0.46 kobo…
Investor Applauds FG, Says Nigeria Can be Self-sufficient in Rice Production
Business Decline, Unemployment Looms as Advertisers Reject FG’s Advertising Industry Standard…
Ford Foundation Appoints Aniagolu-Okoye Regional Director
Wema Bank’s ALAT to Engage Nigerian Youths on Technology
Stakeholders Move to Create More Awareness among Nigerian Internet Users
‘Umahi’s Decision to Mainstream Ebonyi Politics Has Paid Off’
‘In Kwara, We Follow Every Law That Ensures Transparency, Accountability’
One Year After #EndSARS: Cowed But Not Defeated
Anambra has Guaranteed Indigenes’ Health Through ASHIA, Says Governor
Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy Inducts 15 New, 10 Life Fellows
African Leaders Must Urge G20 to Stop COVID-19 Vaccines Apartheid to Save Our World
Using Arts as Metaphor to Draw Attention to Women’s Health Needs in Nigeria
Osimhen’s €71.25m Move to Napoli One of 62 Transfer Deals under Investigations in Italy
Odegbami, Anibeze, Olopade to Speak at SMED Launch
‘No Going Back on NBBF Board Election Scheduled for October 30’
Our Fragrance Brand Has Changed Negative Stereotypes about Nigeria’
Leaked Ballon d’Or Document Shows Lewandowski as Winner
LA LIGA: More Pressure on Koeman as Barca Fall at Rayo Vallecano
Enter Banditr-ocrazy!

The Nation

eNaira app down 48hrs after launch
ABUAD’s new feat in kidney transplant
FBN Holdings affirms Hassan-Odukale as single largest shareholder
Adelusi-Adeluyi: pharmacists stress good health
Duchess Int’l Hospital will reverse medical tourism, says Osinbajo
Stemming ‘hook up’ in varsities, by students
Nigeria of my dreams
Reviving Bauchi’s agriculture
On mother-to-child transmission of HIV
Memorial with bad memory
Restoring our roads
Godwin Obaseki: Shedding bloody tears for astroveniga
Pfizer raises breast cancer awareness
Centre to strengthen ties with mathematical society
‘Euracare is here to help healthy people get healthier’
Maria has never dated married men, says Uche Maduagwu
Ex BBNaija’s Maria buys new apartment
Tiwa Savage shares five fun facts about herself
OPEC: Gas crises may worsen
MultiChoice rejects tax tribunal’s ruling on $342m payment
Govt eyes 7,000Mw with TCN, DisCos’ upgrade
Memorial with bad memory
Alleged P&ID scam: Court admits ex-director to N30m bail
‘Anambra should reward Buhari by voting APC’
How Lagos PDP congress was truncated

The Punch

‘Cooking gas price hike threatens domestic market’
What exactly will eNaira achieve?
World Bank disagrees with CBN on multiple exchange rates, others
Suicidal artisan climbs Lagos telecoms mast, calls residents for ‘fellowship’
After 48hrs, eNaira app removed from Google Store amid criticism
PDP moves to save convention, pressures Secondus over suit
Air Force officials on BRT lane kill Lagos artist, offer family N200,000
$418m deductions suspended as FG, states meet for FAAC today
Man, 38, charged with misconduct for sending ‘seductive message’ to Ogun housewife
Protest over bad Lagos-Abeokuta road unfortunate, political – Abiodun
Father mourns as assailants stab, strangle undergraduate only son in Nasarawa
Petrol subsidy may climb to N3tn in one year – NNPC subsidiary
Disrupting Anambra election poses serious consequences, Ohanaeze tells IPOB
Fayemi away to Port Harcourt during South-West govs visit to Tinubu – Akeredolu
Italian FA investigating Osimhen’s €71m Napoli transfer
Ex-Eagles star Ojigwe appointed Abia sports commissioner
My mum went crazy day I got Eagles call-up– Moffi
Electoral committee defies ministry, set for NBBF polls
Why BBNaija organisers ‘cancelled’ me – Ex-housemate, Ike Onyema
Pete Edochie made us tough, actor Yul hails father
Nigerian tweeps react as nude photo of BBNaija star Cross leaks
Nude photo: It was a simple mistake, says BBNaija star, Cross


Oyo Jailbreak: NCoS Releases Names, Photos Of 122 Escapees
15 Years Of Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III
Winners Of USAID/Nigeria Food Security Challenge To Receive $4m
AfDB, US Experts Back Nigeria On Halt To Gas Defunding
NNPC To Fix 21 Federal Roads At N621.2bn
Nigeria’s Population Growing By 5m Annually – Osinbajo
We’re Not Opposed To Autonomy For Judiciary – Governors 2021
[EDITORIAL] General Powell Bids The World Farewell
Experts Show Concern As Rate Of Mental Illness Rises In Nigeria
Cambridge Varsity Returns Looted Benin Bronze Artefact To Nigeria
2022 Budget Defence: Senate Rejects N287bn Loan Request For Water Projects
PDP Convention: Obaseki May Lose Grip Of Edo
2023: I’m Not Seeking Vice President’s Office, Says Akume
2023: Yoruba Group Backs South East Presidency
CBN Disclaims Fake eNaira Social Media Handle
Oil Prices Remain Upbeat As Brent Reaches $86.3/b
TotalEnergies To Set Up Autogas Stations In Abuja, Lagos
Fidelity Bank Reiterates Commitment To Corporate Governance
Osimhen More Dangerous Than Lukaku – Mihajlovic
Georgian Cup: Badako ZAZ Upset El-Amin, Rubicon Win
15 Years Of Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III

The Sun

Gunmen kill 6, raze houses in Kogi
ABUAD performs first kidney transplant
Your depiction of Nigeria selective, unfair, high commission replies The Economist
London court slams £100, 000 damages on blogger over publications against Olukoya
FG to spend N1.35trn on petrol subsidy –NNPC
FEC gives NNPC nod to fix 21 federal roads at N621.2bn
Early reviews of eNaira app unsatisfactory despite 200,000 wallet downloads
NPC seeks law to regulate, license journalists
FEC gives NNPC nod to fix 21 federal roads at N621.2bn
Stop intimidating judges, Wike tells FG
Dare lauds FG over approval of 52km Oyo-Ogbomoso road completion contract
Kwara won’t return to era when teaching slots were shared at party secretariat –Gov
Anambra guber: We’ve not endorsed any candidate – Labour Party
APC Chairmanship: Group kicks against Almakura’s candidacy
Ebonyi indigenes tackle Mbaka over assessment of Umahi’s govt
State Congress: We didn’t receive any petition in Ogun – APC Appeal panel
Anambra 2021: Human Rights, Intersociety warns against ‘living votes’, ‘dead votes’
FG to spend N1.35trn on petrol subsidy –NNPC
Dangote, driver of industrialisation in Africa –MAN
NCAA threatens to sanction airlines allowing unauthorised persons into cockpit
Nigerian banks to commence operations in China –Envoy
eNaira to cut financial exclusion rate by 20%
94 clubs set for WGB/Lagos FA Cup
NBBF election to hold as scheduled
CAFCC: Enyimba, Rivers United to face North African sides
… As stakeholders, Kida differ
NFF hints at Super Falcons’ technical crew sack
WBF title defense: Aboderin thanks Sports Minister for saving Scorpion’s belts
SMED Network unveils NGO for athletes
New NIS DG vows to reposition Institute
Ajunwa to grace 2021 Paddysco Sports Academy awards
AFCON 2021:CAF increases squad to 28 players
A decoy called Mazi Nnamdi Kanu
Colin Powell: Leadership lessons for Nigeria
‘5 a.m. in the morning’ wrong
Separation of powers, checks and balances (4)
Recent terrorists attacks in Sokoto State
Witchcraft – A spiritual weapon (9)
Again, bandits kill 7 in Zamfara, vigilante in Imo
Gunmen kill 6, raze houses in Kogi
…Kidnap 8, demand N50m ransom in Ekiti
Seme border closure a disservice to south West –Gani Adams
New EFCC scribe, Ekpungu, assumes office
Nigerians must work for Nigeria where none is oppressed – Archbishop Martins

Daily Trust

COVID-19: 4th Wave Imminent As Lagos Begins Vaccination Of 4m Residents
#EndSARS: Injured Policeman Remains Unconscious As Landlord Threatens Eviction
The Evolution Of Cybercrime And How We Can Fight Back
National Security: Role Of Traditional And Religious Institutions
2019 Recruitment By Nigeria Customs Service: Matters Arising
Currency Swap: Nigerian Banks To Begin Operation In China – Envoy
CBN Steps Down Retail ENaira App For Upgrade, Warns Against Fraudsters
FBN Holdings Upholds Hassan-Odukale As Largest Shareholder
Ortom Proposes N155.6bn Budget Draft To Assembly
Firm To Empower 1m Young Farmers By 2030
Dangote Boosting Africa’s Industrialisation – MAN
SON Adopts 26 Int. Standards To Improve Products Quality
FG Selects Contractors, To Start 7,000MW Siemens Project Soon
Rano Commissions TAJBank Business Office In Abuja
FUPRE Postpones Post-UTME To Nov 22
AKK Pipeline: GACN, NNPC To Engage States On Gas Usage
TotalEnergies Launches Entrepreneurship Challenge
GTCO’s 9 Month Profit Falls 9% To N129.4bn
Tribunal Dismisses Multichoice’s Appeal On $342m Tax Clearance
Anambra Airport Begins Operation Saturday
‘Nigerians Need More Investment Opportunities’
College Develops Aquaponics For Mixed Fish, Vegetables Growing
Daily Trust Invites Farmers, Agro-Investors, Others To TrustPlus Network
North Is Treating Education With Levity — Barewa Assoc Scribe
‘Good Teachers And Books Will Address Maths Phobia’
Federal Poly Mubi: ‘Rector, Bursar Elections Transparent’
Again, NLC Tackles Fashola As Mass Protest Hits Lagos-Abeokuta Highway
Kano Shuts Private Hospital Over Death Of Patients
Abaji Muslim Students Want Bye-Law For Marriage Registration
Taraba Varsity Students Join Staff To Protest Poor Welfare
3 Drivers Docked For Stealing Sorghum
FCTA Suspends Building Plan Approvals In ECOWAS Estate
Man Remanded For Aborting Girlfriend’s Pregnancy
Wife, Twin Kids Mourn As Gunmen Kill Imo Vigilante
Court Enforces Seizure Of 2 Cars Belonging To Former APC Stalwart
Ogun Dealer Flees As Army Seizes Hard Drugs, Arrests 3
Court Sentences 2 To 21 Years Jail For Robbery In Ekiti
Parallel Congresses: Intrigues As Amosun, Shekarau, Aregbesola Camps Shun Appeal Panels
Fresh Crisis In Lagos PDP After Botched Congress
PDP Convention Will Hold Despite Secondus’ Suit – BoT Chair
Nothing Will Truncate Anambra Election – Andy Uba
Badminton Federation Ridden With More Crisis As Abuja Court Sacks Orbih
Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship Kicks Off Friday
Odegbami, Anibeze, Olopade To Speak At SMED Launch
GoodTalk Nigeria Honours Sanusi, Commends NFF On Good Governance
Commonwealth Games: Marathon And Cycle Race Routes Revealed
Andy Murray Loses To Carlos Alcaraz At Vienna Open
FirstBank Confirms Odukale As Single-Largest Shareholder, Ranks Otedola Second
FEC Okays N621.2bn For NNPC To Fix 21 Federal Roads
Abba Ruma, Yar’Adua’s Agric Minister, Dies In London
Bitcoin Price Crashes, Billions Wiped Out From Cryptocurrency Markets In Minutes
Imo Resident Shot Dead
Currency Swap: Nigerian Banks To Begin Operation In China – Envoy
CBN Steps Down Retail ENaira App For Upgrade, Warns Against Fraudsters
Ortom Proposes N155.6bn Budget Draft To Assembly
Firm To Empower 1m Young Farmers By 2030


Police arrest personnel who allegedly collected N60,000 from traveller through POS
Senate moves to increase cost of feeding prisoners to N1,000 per day
FG injected N213bn to stabilise electricity in 2015 ― NERC official
Ekulo partners with Cubana Group for Laurent-Perrier
Obaseki’s wife tasks women on nation-building
No petition against Ekiti APC state congress ― Oladokun
How Russian marines thwarted pirate attack in Nigerian waters
2020 budget: Reps quiz NHIS over unspent fund
Drug addiction: NDLEA’ll establish six standard rehab centres across Nigeria ― Marwa
Jigawa, World Bank enrol over 36,000 girls, Almajirai into schools
COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu launches mass vaccination programme
Army arrests 3 drug peddlers, seizes 3.5kg cannabis, cocaine in Ogun
Land tussle: 6 Killed, several missing as gunmen attack Kogi Community
NGX: Equities investors lose N12bn as ASI dips by 0.1 per cent
Olokun 2021: Seme border continued closure a disservice to South-West ― Gani Adams
Glo customers to enjoy unlimited freebies in Berekete Plus Plus
NNPC takes over 21 federal roads, to spend N621.2bn on reconstruction
EFCC displays CD of 51,933 pages of contents of Naira Marley’s…
ABUAD multi-system hospital successfully performs first kidney…
Air traffic controllers re-elect Agoro as president
COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu launches mass vaccination programme
FG moves to accelerate completion of key projects in power…
TETFund boss laments unending crisis in education sector
All is set for Anambra governorship election, says INEC…
African child deserves better attention before age 10 ―…
COVID-19: G20 members get more vaccine doses than…
King’s University VC calls for entrepreneurship-based…
Senate panel rejects Buhari’s $700m loan request for…
Nigeria to assist Ghana with Accident investigation…
‘Why Nigeria wants review of access to $100bn climate…
APC congress: We didn’t receive petition in Niger…
$200m mosquito nets loan request not from us ― NPHCDA
FG injected N213bn to stabilise electricity in 2015 ― NERC…
Former Minister of Agriculture Abba Sayyadi Ruma dies in…
Ogun launches OLARMS to eliminate bottlenecks on title…
Suspected smugglers kill customs officer in Ogun
I was not invited by EFCC, detained over corruption charges…
Judge absent as court fixes Nov 29 to hear N800m suit filed…
Challenges to true democracy: Moneybags and godfatherism (1
Aregbesola absent as Osun APC elders caucus meet
Akeredolu explains Fayemi’s absence during visit to Tinubu’s residence
Anambra on edge
Those claiming to be factions should learn to crawl before running —Oladejo, Lagos
‘Schools must go beyond traditional education to transform learning’
‘Why schoolgirls should get free menstrual products’
Class of ’79 donates biology lab to Baptist High School, Iwo
FUNAAB VC charges youths on social media discipline

The Guardian

African Union suspends Sudan over military coup
Safe Schools: Over 12m children traumatised, afraid to go to school, says Buhari
Chaos, extortion return to NIN-registration centres ahead of deadline
Kida insists NBBF election must hold Saturday as Oyedeji clamours for new leaders
FUPRE postpones post-UTME to Nov 22
Assent to North’s exit request for South East, Ohanaeze tells FG
Reps includes NHIS in constituency projects of members
Ortom presents 2022 budget of N155.6b to Benue Assembly
Firm debuts with solutions to fake drug menace
Ethnic groups demand shift in Anambra poll date, dialogue on Kanu’s release
NNPC gets nod to fix 21 roads at N621 billion
Nigeria, Ghana meet to maximise sea border for economic benefits
Military intervention not enough to solve Nigeria’s security challenges, say U.S. consulate, others
Cricket presents platform for regional integration, says Akpata
GoodTalk Nigeria honours Sanusi, commends NFF on good governance
Football lawmakers recommend five substitutes
Koeman sacked as Barcelona coach with Xavi the favourite to come in
Ikpeazu swears in Eagles’ former midfielder, Ojigwe, as Abia sports commissioner
Returning Ndidi boosts Rohr’s squad as Eagles prepare for Liberia clash
How to ensure quality human disease diagnosis, by Emeribe
Achieving physical rehabilitation, weight loss with electro muscular stimulation
NAPHARM says PHC could be used to improve health outcomes, inducts 15 new fellows
FUPRE postpones post-UTME to Nov 22
Electronic transmission of election results
My fear for Anambra governorship election!
Gistlover blog and the social media menace
Ajibade and the general’s wife
Lagos Assembly reviews customer protection agency law to check substandard goods
FG kicks against proposed reduction in age limit for access to telcos’ services
Delta restores Lagos-New York flight services

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