News Headlines Oct 29, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 29, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Facebook Rebrands, Changes Name to Meta
Okonkwo Now FBN Holdings’ GMD as Eke Retires
P&ID Scam: Court Issues Arrest Warrant against Irish Man
124 Years after, Cambridge University Hands over Benin Bronze Cockerel to Nigeria
NNPC to Reconstruct 21 Critical Federal Roads, Projects to Gulp N621.2bn
CBN Embarks on Digital Financial Inclusion Awareness for Women, Youth
Mimiko Dumps ZLP, Joins PDP
A’Ibom PDP Commences e-Registration of Members
NISS Train Farmers, Extension Workers on Soil Management
BPE Inaugurates Committee on Concessionkng of Small Hydro Plants
Presidential Clinic Increases State House 2022 Budget to N40bn
Terrorists Attack Borno Community, Raze Houses
AFEX: Commodity Prices Grew by 70% in 2021, Output to Rise…
Police Arrest Personnel for Alleged Extortion of N60,000 from Traveller
House Committee Lauds Eastern Naval Command for Reducing Maritime Crimes
USAID Unveils Winners in $4m Food Security Challenge
Benue Proposed N155billion for 2022 Fiscal Year
NAFDAC: Removal of Personnel from Ports Responsible for Influx of Fake,…
Bandits Kill Seven, Steal 1,500 Cows in Zamfara
Congress: No Petition from Niger APC, Says Appeal Committee Chair
Sylva: Reorganisation of Staff in Newly-formed Upstream Commission Ongoing
Buhari: Some Nigerians Have Taken over God’s Role
PDP to Know Fate on National Convention Friday
PIA: MOMAN Charges Petroleum Regulatory Authority to Engage Stakeholders
Group Tells African Govts to Demand Payment for Carbon Debts from…
Court Remands Five over Alleged Armed Robbery in Kwara
NCWD Earmarks N130m in 2022 Budget to Eliminate Gender Discrimination, Others
Ex-minister Defects from APC to PDP in Kwara
NLC Blocks Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway over Deplorable State
Anambra: Massive Security Deployment May Hamper Voter Turnout But Necessary,…
APC State Congress: We Didn’t Receive Petition from Tinubu’s Group, Says…
Court Freezes Bank Accounts of Benue, Firm over Failure to Repay…
Losers of LG Polls, APC Congresses in Nasarawa Will Get Appointments,…
Senate Investigates Budget Utilisation by Army
Kwara NSCDC Arrests Teenager over Theft of Two Plasma TV Sets…
Ministers Perceive Civil Services as Nonentities, Says Head of Service
Anambra Guber: Massive Security Deployment may Be Counterproductive but Necessary, Says…
LASEMA, Others, Rescues Man from Taking His Own Life
UNICEF: Inequality in COVID-19 Vaccine Hindering Global Growth
Obaseki Tasks Women on Nation Building
Former Minister, Abba Ruma, is Dead
A’Ibom Govt Berates ‘Elderly-witch Syndrome’ in Society
NDDC Ensuring Transparency in Discharge of Mandate, Says Akwa
Addressing Conflicts in Niger Delta
Shareholders Commend Guinness Nigeria for Returning to Profitability, Approve N0.46 kobo…
Udom Emmanuel: Staying the Course, Preserving Legacies
On the Need to Harmonise Retirement Age of Staff of Nigerian…
Biden’s Dropping Polls, Trump and a Texas Song
Charting a Path for Africa: African Business, Policymakers Should Outline Energy Transition, ESG Policies…
Rohr Admits Listing Ighalo for Liberia, Cape Verde Games
Ex Barca Star Defender, Barjuan, Replaces Sacked Koeman
Kida’s Group Retreats, Accepts Postponement of NBBF Elective Congress
Ronaldo Expecting Twins with Partner Rodriquez
Fabregas: The Chosen Coach Will be Key for Resurgence
The Reemergence of Babagana Kingibe

The Nation

Buhari cautions African leaders against marginalisation
No winner for NLNG’s Science Prize 2021
Police query Kyari on panel’s report
Soyinka decries difficulty in accessing Nigeria’s travel portal
UK eases travel, takes countries off virus ‘red list’
Buhari performs lesser Hajj amid prayers for Nigeria
PDP governors, elders head for showdown over Oyinlola
Deduction from states’ allocation on hold ‘for now’
FBN Holdings appoints Okonkwo as GMD
Convention: Appeal Court keeps PDP in suspense
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Convention: PDP has achieved 80 percent consensus, say governors
ICPC recovers 301 houses from two civil servants
PDP, Oladipo backs Oyinlola against Arapaja of Makinde
Govt winning war against Boko Haram, bandits, says minister
Police not overwhelmed but challenged by insecurity, related issues
How Lagos PDP congress was truncated
Fresh strike likely in varsities over sharing of N22.1b earned allowances
Oyo APC congress to hold Saturday
Fed Govt to The Economist: your opinion on Nigeria selective, unfair
OPEC: Gas crises may worsen
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Dikio hails Boyloaf for getting first-class degree
BREAKING: Facebook changes name to ‘Meta’
Policemen arrested for extorting N60,000 from traveller
Libel: London court orders UK blogger to pay MFM founder, wife £100,000
2023: APC will not field same-faith presidential ticket, Omo-Agege assures
Burna Boy’s sister makes history as part of 2022 Range Rover redesign team
JUST IN: eNaira Speed wallet returns to Google Store
ZLP stakeholders will decide my defection to PDP – Mimiko
JUST IN: Appeal Court reserves ruling on Secondus suit against PDP till Friday
UPDATED: PDP kicks as Plateau lawmakers ‘impeach’ Speaker
BREAKING: Why e-Naira went missing on Google playstore, by CBN
BREAKING: Barcelona appoint Sergi Barjuan as interim coach
Makinde, Wike, Tambuwal in Ondo to woo Mimiko back to PDP
IPOB threats: Ohanaeze calls for urgent political solution
Some Nigerians have taken over role of God, says Buhari
Buhari, Tinubu, Dangote, others perform Lesser Hajj
Governors lobby senators, Reps against direct primaries
BREAKING: Lawmakers impeach Plateau Speaker Ayuba

The Punch

Bandits collecting taxes doesn’t mean they’ve taken over – Lai Mohammed
Suspected cultist caught with pistol in Ogun school during exam
The things I saw in Kafanchan, Southern Kaduna (1)
Rivers boss burns nine-year-old housemaid with iron over alleged stubbornness
Woman, 51, claims self-defence, kills husband with machete in Rivers
Secondus suit’s ruling: Uncertainty reigns as 3,600 delegates arrive in Abuja for PDP convention
Government workers’ future shaky as 20 states shun contributory pension scheme
My 48-hour ordeal in France over Nigeria’s COVID-19 permit – Soyinka
Shootings in Benin as awaiting trial inmates, convicts clash
Police, soldiers, Amotekun arrest four over kidnap of eight in Ekiti community
Diesel landing cost rises to N336.45/litre, say marketers
FBNH appoints ex-Fidelity Bank’s boss GMD, Eke retires
Recurrent takes N90bn as Kogi budgets N145bn for 2022
New revenue sharing formula’ll meet Nigerians’ aspirations – RMAFC
Personnel in four states on standby for Anambra reinforcement – NSCDC
Tambuwal, others visit Mimiko, ex-gov set to rejoin PDP
Lai Mohammed lied he funded 2019 Kwara APC elections – Secretary
Direct primaries’ll breed anarchy, former Adamawa acting gov warns
Adeleye rated Nigeria’s best keeper in Europe
Bayern eye January swoop for Osimhen
Rohr includes Ighalo for World Cup qualifiers
Chilly Moscow weather forced me to terminate lucrative Lokomotiv deal – Henty
Okonjo-Iweala’s son, Uchechi, breaks medical record in the US
Actress Omoni Oboli, husband celebrate 21st marriage anniversary
Burna boy hails sister, Nissi, for creating new Range Rover design


Armed Forces To Undergo Major Reform – Federal Govt
Troops Kill 38 Terrorists, 1,199 Others Surrender In Borno
FBN Holdings Appoints Okonkwo As GMD, Eke Retires
New 14-bed Presidential Clinic To Cost N21bn
Crisis Rocks Plateau Assembly, 2 Speakers Emerge
Federal Govt To Media: Be Nigeria’s Watchdog, Not Lapdog
Facebook Rebrands, Changes Name To Meta
Ex-Transportation Minister, Bio, Dumps APC, Rejoins PDP
Ibrahim Assumes Duty As Customs Zone C FOU Boss
JUST-IN: Security Operatives Foil ‘Jailbreak’ In Edo
Crisis Rocks Plateau Assembly, 2 Speakers Emerge
FBN Holdings Appoints Okonkwo As GMD, Eke Retires
Troops Kill 38 Terrorists, 1,199 Others Surrender In Borno
New 14-bed Presidential Clinic To Cost N21bn
Lai Mohammed Did Not Fund 2019 Elections In Kwara, APC Insists
2023: Kogi Monarch’s Son, Prince Malik, Joins YPP, Declares Presidential Interest
UPDATED: Appeal Court Reserves Ruling On PDP Convention
Winners Of USAID/Nigeria Food Security Challenge To Receive $4m
Vienna Open: Murray Defiant After Defeat To Alcaraz
Ex-Barcelona Star Replaces Koeman
Court Declares BFN Caretaker Committee Illegal, To Prosecute Orbih For Contempt

The Sun

Soldiers kill 109 terrorists, bandits in 2 weeks as1,199 surrender
P&ID scam: Court issues arrest warrant against Irishman
We’ll submit new revenue formula to FG by December 2021 –RMAFC
Coalition plans 1m-man protest over missing Vanguard reporter
2023: Christian/Christian, Muslim/Muslim ticket not acceptable to us, CAN warns
Nigeria disintegrating -Wole Soyinka
FBN Holdings appoints Nnamdi Okonkwo GMD
Buhari: African leaders must renew social relationship with the people
FG to support efforts to address Lake Chad region crisis
Catholic bishop laments militarisation of South East
AAU marks 40 years, inducts Imansuangbon, 21 others into hall of fame
Buhari approves N21bn to build 14-bed space in Aso Rock clinic
I’ve no doubt Anambra’ll vote for APC on Nov 6 –Uba
Okonkwo flags off road rehabilitation in Okpoko
IGP admits massive security deployment can affect turnout but is necessary
We have not called for boycott of election –IPOB
Secondus: Anxiety heightens as PDP awaits A’court’s verdict
Indigenous shipowners to float $500m fund for asset acquisition
PenCom introduces non-interest fund, issues operational framework
Tax audit for aviation, maritime sectors underway –FIRS
Multiple exchange rates could spell doom for capital inflow –Obaseki
Komolafe, Upstream Commission CEO, assures of higher investments in oil sector
Akpata: Cricket presents platform for regional integration
2021 Street Fight: OFU Entertainment drags Int’l Kickboxers to Lagos
On NBBF Congress decision we stand – Electoral Committee
Ajunwa to grace 2021 Paddysco Sports Academy awards
Where the North got it wrong
Nanta: The making of eminent persons
Nigeria-Benin Republic rail line: Desirable, doable
Drumming it into their ears
Apprenticepreneurship: Reshaping Igbo enterprise incubation system
Who is killing Nigeria?
COVID-19: Enugu lab shut for sharp practices
Drama as 8 members impeach Plateau speaker
Mimiko, ex-Ondo governor, rejoins PDP
…Nigeria needs competent, healthy president –Catholic bishop
Attack on Abuja-Kaduna passenger-train act of terrorism –Railway workers


ICPC recovers 301 houses from two civil servants in Abuja
Mimiko rejoins PDP after meeting with four PDP governors
Anxiety heightens over PDP convention as Appeal Court reserves judgment again in Secondus’ suit
FCT minister task Nigerians to stand firm against forces of disintegration
NIPR vows to sanction illegal practitioners
Makinde’s wife tasks students, teachers on digital literacy
Climate Change: ERA tasks African leaders to demand payments for carbon debts
Zee Capital Investments holds maiden investment summit
BudgIT engages CSOs on budgeting transparency in Ekiti
Stalemate persists in Oyo APC over chairmanship
FG vows to support in addressing crises at Lake Chad region
CBN decries low participation of South-East in economic initiatives
Osun PDP adopts Oyinlola as deputy chairman candidate
Four feared killed in Delta communities over land dispute
I used dry human skull as ritual for Yahoo boy before killing my female friend to make more money ― Murder suspect
Sokoto Marshall arrests two suspected cattle rustlers
Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy inducts 15 new fellows, 10 life fellows
Local stock market rebounds as investors earn N91bn
TotalEnergies set for third Startupper Challenge
GTCO posts N151.9bn profit after tax
Gynaecologist creates ‘world’s first unisex condom’
26-year-old Nigerian stabbed, left to die overnight on London street
Interracial couple who broke up as teenagers due to parents’ disapproval get back together in their 60s
BREAKING: Police, soldiers, vigilante foil attempted jailbreak in Edo
FCT minister task Nigerians to stand firm against forces of…
NIPR vows to sanction illegal practitioners
Works Ministry defends NNPC N621.2bn intervention for road…
Lagos, AfDB partner to fast-track electricity to 40…
ICPC recovers 301 houses from two civil servants in Abuja
Buhari wants African leaders to renew social relations with…
Buhari performs lesser Hajj in Mecca
Ban on sale of forex: How saboteurs laundered DTA sold to…
Our relationship with Nigeria a win-win ― Chinese envoy
Convention will open floodgate for defections to PDP ―…
Nigeria must make progress in reducing high cost of…
FG set to reform Armed Forces
Police hold CBT for successful candidates in Oyo on Friday,…
Why we keyed into the National Livestock Transformation Plan…
487 convicted for human trafficking ― NAPTIP DG
14 years blackout: Ondo South Senatorial District to get…
National security: DHQ holds joint operations planning…
Buhari approves construction of 14-bed space presidential…
1,199 Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters, family members surrender in…
Still on IPPIS palaver
On harmonised retirement age for legislative staff
Sir Kesington Adebukunola Adebutu @ 86
US consulate committed to promoting education in Ogun, Oyo, Osun ― Official
ASUU to sponsor ‘bring back your children’ bill to boost…
Eko University of Medicine gets NUC, medical council full…
ANA to donate 40,000 books to 40 schools at her 40th anniversary
Looking at the Best Nigerian Musicians Throughout Time
Primary school education development: EAC, Poland make case for…
First-ever BBNaija documentary set for screens November 6

Daily Trust

Soyinka: Buhari’s Government Has No Solution To Nigeria’s Problems
Globacom Delights Customers With New Promo
Land Rover Unveils 5th Generation Range Rover
Customs Lauds Toyota Nigeria On Duty Payment
GAC Motors Showcases GN8 At MAN’s AGM
Why We Started ‘Kano Afforestation Drive’ – Hashim
Promote Peace, Shun Vices, Corps Members Charged
SRTV To Begin ‘Next President’ Reality Show
Celebrating Advent Of Plants Varieties Protection Law In Nigeria
The Self-Sufficient Pre-Colonial Nigeria And A Lagging New Nation
The Economist And Media Imperialism
Facts Vs. Fiction: Correcting Wrongly Told Tales Of FIRS 2022 Budget
EDITORIAL: Erdogan’s Visit
2023 – For Me, It’s Tinubu, Atiku And Moghalu
CBN Returns ENaira App To Online Stores As Security Concerns Persist
Despite Poor Funding, Buhari Creates 30 More Tertiary Institutions
172 Zamfara Youths Went Insane In 6 Years – NDLEA
Abuja Enterprise Agency, Korean Agency To Assist FCT Farmers
NYSC Trust Fund Will Lift Many Out Of Poverty – CSO
Food, Drugs Our Major Challenges – IDP Camp Coordinator
Kano Traffic Agency Sacks Personnel Over Misconduct
Customs Officer Killed, Another Abducted In Ogun
Tension As Farmer Shot Dead In FCT
Man Remanded For Aborting Girlfriend’s Pregnancy
Police Arrest 59, Recover Arms In Kano
Ex-Convict Handed 3 Years For Stealing Phone
Report Shows US Muslim Students Feel Unsafe In Schools
Muslim Scholars Charge Nigerians On Sacredness Of Human Lives
Teenage Cadet Hopes To Inspire Muslims To Join British Forces
How ‘Big’ Is The Almighty?
PDP Convention Hangs As Court Rules On Secondus’ Suit Today
One Month After Court Order, Gbajabiamila Yet To Swear In Taraba Rep
Aspirant Calls For Cancellation Of Lagos APC Congress
Impeached Plateau Speaker Presides Over Sitting In Community Hall, Suspends 6
Kida Makes U-Turn, To Dialogue With Sports Ministry
Oyo Organises Governor’s Cup After 8 Year Hiatus
Former Super Eagles Media Officer, Alaiya, For Burial Oct 30
Special Eagles Bemoan Lack Of Support Ahead Amputee Nations Cup
Shaibu Lauds Organisers Of Flying Officer’s Cup
Barjuan Appointed Interim Coach After Dismissal Of Koeman
Raducanu Reaches Transylvania Open Quarter-Finals
The Second Kano Social Media Influencers Summit
New Plateau Speaker Visits Government House, Pledges Support For Lalong
NAPTIP DG To Implement 4-Point Strategic Plan To Combat Trafficking
Jailbreak Foiled In Edo
Facebook Changes Name To Meta
IGP: I’m Not Aware Of FBI’s Request For Extradition Of Abba Kyari
Dogo Gide, Notorious Bandit, ‘Bans’ Consumption Of Narcotics In Zamfara Villages
Impeached Plateau Speaker Fights Back, Holds Parallel Plenary
Blasphemy: Again, Abduljabbar Asks Lawyers To Take Back Seat, Moves To Defend Self

The Guardian

Breaking News: Facebook announces changing parent company name to ‘Meta’
Ahead G20 summit, ILO, others demand COVID-19 ‘vaccine justice’
Despite promises, FG’s budgetary allocations to education remain low
Cost of smartphones, network hitches, low awareness slow eNaira adoption
FG to review licences of DisCos, GenCos over poor performance
Nigeria is disintegrating before our eyes, says Soyinka
Military claims killing ISWAP leader, Bako, 37 others
ICPC recovers 301 houses from two civil servants in Abuja
Non-teaching varsity workers threaten strike over alleged unfair pay sharing formula
Drama as eight lawmakers impeach Plateau Speaker
IRT arrests foreigner, Nigerian over alleged supply of ammunition to Cameroonian separatists
Suspending Sudan by AU not enough, says Farounbi, Adepoju
CIPM, The Guardian to collaborate on talent management
Ighalo may return as Rohr finalises squad for Qatar 2022 qualifiers
Host, Delta, begins preparations for 2022 National Sports Festival
Grasshoppers, Adorable Angels win as competition enters day nine
Rugby Africa set to lift ban on Nigeria, says Are
Family holds service of songs as Eagles’ former officer, Alaiya, begins final journey
Barcelona closing in on Xavi as B team coach Barjuan put in temporary charge
Nigeria is disintegrating before our eyes, says Soyinka
Nigeria’s $510m gas flare in days higher than host-community allocation
Matters arising as PDP goes for convention
Military claims killing ISWAP leader,
Editorial; Beyond the raids on drug addicts
‘Is he not a man like you?’
Wanted: Nigerian football museum – part 3
Partnership that works: Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation
Staying the course, preserving legacies in Akwa Ibom
Stakeholders proffer options for digital currency success in Nigeria
Relocation of IOCs to Niger Delta overdue, say stakeholders

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