News Headlines Oct 6, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Oct 6, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Fiscal Federalism: Lagos Demands 1% in Revenue Allocation Formula
UK’s Royal Navy to Support Maritime Security in Gulf of Guinea
Police Parade 32 Suspects
Police Arraign Cleric over Alleged $94,000 Fraud
Senate Considers Bill for Treatment of Gunshot Victims
Suspected Cultists Kill Three in Anambra
Diri Grants Amnesty to Nine Correctional Centre Inmates
Ondo Begins Sanction of Land Use Defaulters
Obaseki Unveils 1,000 Newly Trained Teachers
FG, LGs Partner to Reduce Poverty, Unemployment
Terrorism: Ghana Places Nigerian Lawmakers on Watch List
Niger Teachers Accuse Govt of Deceitful Agreements
Zulum, Seven Lake Chad Govs Meet in Cameroon over Regional Security
2023: PDP Youths Move against Govs, Seek Reversal of Zoning Formula
Lagos School, Teachers Win Presidential Award
Giadom, Mustapha Plot Return as NWC Members
2023: No Automatic Ticket for Contestants, Says Ebonyi PDP
Customs Approve New Promotions
Falana: Why FG Must Not Back Herders against Southern Govs
Building Resilience against Urban Flooding
Stakeholders Harp on National Maritime Policy to Ensure Support for Nigeria’s…
Transportation Ministry Hailed over Intervention in CRFFN Election
Amid Low-yield Environment, 10 Banks Spend N433bn on Servicing Customers’ Accounts, Borrowings
School Resumption: Verve,, Offer Cardholders Discount, Free Delivery
Royal Navy Patrol Ship Heads to W’Africa to Support Maritime Security
Did Peter Obi Actually Break the Law?
Buhari Returns from Ethiopia
EFCC Chair Keeps Mum over Ganduje’s Wife’s Arrest
COSROPIN Seeks More Support for Senior Citizens
Buhari Sends Revised 2022-2024 MTEF-FSP to N’Assembly for Approval
Fayemi Advocates Digital Literacy, Donates Cars, Cash to Teachers
CSOs, Others Back Aiteo $2.5bn Lawsuit Against Shell
Electoral Act: CSOs Charge Senate to Reconsider Stand on Electronic Transfer…
WTD: NUT Flays States yet to Implement Minimum Wage, Threatens Strike
Senate Approves Five-man Board for EFCC
House Urges NSA, Security Agencies to Curtail Killings in Anambra
House Member Says Ghana Has Placed Nigerian Lawmakers on Watch…
IG, DSS DG, Others Sued over Alleged Unlawful Killing, Harassment of Shi’ite Members
Buhari may Present 2022 Appropriation Bill to N’Assembly Thursday
IBB Club Spanks Achimota in Nigeria’s Independence Match Play
JOHESU Seeks Resolution of Dispute over Salary Structure
Buhari: Nigeria Poised to Ensure Political, Economic Stability of South Sudan
Nigerian Lawyer Appointed to Advisory Council of Canadian Law Society
Comply With NDDC Law, Inaugurate Commission’s Board, South South Govs Urge…
NAICOM Seeks African Governments Support
DMO: Nigeria Spent $1.302bn on Debt Servicing in 6 months
Nigeria at 61: Insurance Industry Migrating from Public Alienation
Almona: Nigeria’s Twin-crises are Low Revenue, High Debt Servicing
The VAT Question and Few Answers
Building Resilience against Urban Flooding
Fronting Osinbajo for Presidency
NCRIB Urges MDAs to Pay Premiums to Prop Insurance Sector Growth
PDP and the Zoning Conundrum
NNS BEECROFT Operatives Arrest Five Europe-bound Stowaways at Lagos Anchorage
NNS WEY Apprehends Suspected Traffic Robbers
Unpaid N186m Winnings: Lawyer Demands Lottery Commission’s Report
Navy Infuses Technology into Music Department to Improve Service Delivery
Is Nigeria’s Tobacco Control Fund in Limbo?
Primary Healthcare Challenges in Nigeria – Pragmatic Solutions
“33” Export Lager/Amstel Malta Ultra Drum Support for Eagles
HiFL 2021: Super Four Finals Set for Yaba Tech Sports Complex
AJ Finished if He Fails to Win Usyk Rematch, Says Fury
Mbappe Admits Calling Neymar a ‘Bum’
ZENITH/DELTA PRINCIPALS’ CUP School of Commerce, Comprehensive High School Clash in Opening Game
U-20 World Cup: Falconets Look Beyond CAR Girls
Now That LASU Has a New VC
Rotary Club Enrol 22 Inmates for WAEC, Donates School Uniforms
9mobile Counsels Students on Career Choices
Educator Makes Case for National Robotics Curriculum
Greensprings Student Tops SAT, Earns America’s College Board’s Recognition
Why the Anambra Election must Hold

The Punch

NIS applies to list fresh charges against Odili on passport seizure
Father of three dies of poison after fight with wife in Adamawa
Sit-at-home must stop, say Igbo leaders, set Dec 31 deadline on Ebube Agu
Police feign ignorance as herdsman stabs challenger to death in Enugu
Fani-Kayode using police to harass me, ex-wife alleges, petitions Senate
Teachers’ new salary scale: States, NUT on collision course as government cites cash crunch
NCC disqualifies Nigerians below 18 years from getting SIM
Senate confirms Buhari’s EFCC board nominee who started school before birth
Father of three dies of poison after fight with wife in Adamawa
Tree crushes four Oyo traders to death during downpour
Rivers female councillor accuses chairman of masterminding assault, police order probe
Three die in Gombe crash, gov condoles community
NCC disqualifies Nigerians below 18 years from getting SIM
Nigerians face airfare hikes, foreign airports impose N950bn charges
Budget: FG lowers revenue projection by N342bn, seeks MTEF amendment
CBN’s strategies to save Naira failing, says LCCI
Nigeria’s power will rise to 30,000MW, pledges Okupe, joins presidential race
Kwara PDP united, set for victory in 2023 – Saraki
Anambra poll: IGP deploys new CP, special forces
Okupe declares 2023 presidential ambition on PDP platform
Rohr owed eight months salaries
WCQ: Ugbade warns Eagles against tricky CAR
Mauritanian refs for home Nigeria, CAR tie
Eagles camp bubbles as 21 players train
I didn’t do enough to win BBNaija, says Emmanuel
BBNaija S6: Whitemoney clears air on relationship with JMK
I’m done with being judged constantly, says BBNaija Tega
‘Olu Jacobs hale and hearty’, Joke Silva debunks death rumours


Cargo Volume To Nigerian Ports Drops Over Global Container Scarcity, Congestion
Court Cases May Force IOCs Out Of Nigeria’s Onshore – Sylva
DPI Raises $900m To Invest In Innovation-led Companies
UK Deploys Patrol Ship To Support Maritime Security In Nigeria, Others
NCC’s New Campus Outreach Programme Debuts In Abuja
Brent Rallies To $82.7/b, As Crude Gains 60% Since January
RMRDC Commits To Raw Materials Devt
Stock Market Capitalisation Crosses N21trn On Sustained Buy-interest
Nigeria’s Debt Service Payment Drops To $298m In Q2
LCCI Advocates Quick Intervention To Salvage Naira
INEC Raises Fresh Concerns Ahead Of Anambra Poll
EFCC Board: Senate Confirms Nominee Who ‘Started’ School Before Birth
Groups Hail C’River North APC Over Zoning Chairmanship Position To Yala
Reject Proposal On zoning To Save PDP, Party Leaders Tells NEC
Why Lawmaker’s House Was Demolished – Bauchi Govt
2023: APC Should Zone Presidency To South, Says Shekarau
Arewa Youths Task Northern Govs On IPOB’s Infiltration
DPI Raises $900m To Invest In Innovation-led Companies
UK Deploys Patrol Ship To Support Maritime Security In Nigeria, Others
NCC’s New Campus Outreach Programme Debuts In Abuja
Brent Rallies To $82.7/b, As Crude Gains 60% Since January
RMRDC Commits To Raw Materials Devt
Stock Market Capitalisation Crosses N21trn On Sustained Buy-interest
Nigeria’s Debt Service Payment Drops To $298m In Q2
LCCI Advocates Quick Intervention To Salvage Naira
IMF Cautions As Global Debt To GDP Rises To 100%
Nigeria’s Pension Assets Hit N13trn
Akpata Rolls Out Plans For Cricket Renaissance In Nigeria
Bauchi FA Partners Nigeria Police
The Gender And Equal Opportunities’ Bill
Nigerian Dream

The Sun

Gunmen kill DSS officer, 2 vigilantes, burn vehicles in Imo, Enugu
FG begins implementation of new retirement age for teachers
Buhari triples budget size in 6 years
South East governors vow to end sit-at-home by all legal means
Chairmanship: PDP stakeholders push for Mark
The Sun awards’ll spur us to work more for Nigeria –Ekpo, Shaibu
Passport seizure: Immigration seeks permission to file fresh evidence against ex-Rivers gov, Odili
Lawan pledges refund of money spent by states on federal roads
Airpower alone won’t defeat insurgents, says Air Force Chief
‘Kontagora stool needs responsible leadership to drive community devt
Fayemi signs drugs mgt bill into law
Friends, associates pay tributes to Capt Hosa Okunbo
2023: Badagry traditional rulers endorse Tinubu for president
Ondo Senator congratulates lawmaker for returning to PDP
Nigeria still work in progress – NASS member
PDP LG congress: Saraki expresses hope for 2023 victory
Nigeria@61: Decaying infrastructure, corruption stunt maritime sector growth
Zuckerberg loses $7bn to WhatsApp, Facebook, others shutdown
Air Peace resumes flights to Johannesburg Oct 17
FCMB celebrates customer service week, highlights customer focus as core value
e-Governance essential component of digital economy – Danbatta
Olise snubs Super Eagles for Algeria
WADA clears Nigeria of antidoping rules non-compliance
HiFL 2021: UNIMAID Desert Warriors, AAUA Luminaries warm up for final
Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup: School of Commerce, Comprehensive High School clash in opener
Basketball: FIBA Women’s World Cup qualifiers dunk off February
Osimhen: Drogba’s my role model
On-fire Awoniyi inspires Union Berlin win
CAR’s biggest star out of Super Eagles clash
Ejuke, Awaziem hit Super Eagles camp
Onyekuru out of Nigeria vs CAR World Cup qualifier
Osimhen slams disgusting racism chant
Union Berlin coach lauds Awoniyi
Double standard, not ‘standards’
Anambra: Going, going, almost gone
Do ruling elite want a better Nigeria?
An infantile plea for debt relief
Independence tragedies for Nigeria
Nigeria @ 61: Realities, aspirations and way forward
Yari’s visit to Tinubu and matters arising
Kano naval base: Where critics got it wrong
Olanrewaju commends FMOT perm sec over intervention in CRFFN Council election
5G Spectrum: NCC set to auction 5 slots says Danbatta
Teachers day: We can’t thank you enough, Kwara Gov tells teachers

Daily Trust

Declare IPOB A Terrorist Organisation, American Don Tells Biden
2021 World Teachers Day: Making Teachers Take The Front Row
Safety Concerns And Nigeria’s Agricultural Products Export Potential
SOS On Kwara Communities Ravaged By Flood
As Resident Doctors Suspend Strike
How Yakubu’s INEC Broke 25-Year-Old Jinx
Police Arrest Driver Who Trick Kano Passengers To Kidnappers
DSS Operative Gunned Down In Imo
INEC Insists On Nov 6 Anambra Guber Poll Despite IPOB’s Threats
Ganduje’s Wife Returns To Kano After EFCC Interrogation
Buhari To Present 2022 Budget To National Assembly On Thursday
Report: How Atiku Bagudu Hid Billions Amassed Through Abacha
Lagos International Poetry Festival Returns As A Hybrid Experience
NEWS EXTRA: Senate Confirms EFCC Nominee Who ‘Started School’ Before He Was Born
BREAKING: Senate Threatens Marwa, Monguno With Arrest Warrant
Active, Effective Participation Influence On Political Process, A Strategy For National Development – Laolu Akande
Passengers Lament Lack Of Functional Toilets On Itakpe-Warri Rail Line
2022 Budget: FG Increases Fiscal Projection To N16.45trn
EFCC Investigating N157bn Pension Fraud
NDIC Pays N102bn To Depositors Of Closed Banks
Ogun Demands 45% For States In Allocation Sharing Formula
Professionals Advocate Improved Local Engineering Contents
Zoning: PDP Govs, Aspirants In Horse-Trading Ahead Of Tomorrow’s NEC
Okupe Declares For Presidency
Lawmaker Tackles Bauchi Gov Over Demolition Of House
Andy Uba: If Elected, I’d Conduct LG Elections Within Six Months
Falconets Set To Feast On CAR Girls In 2022 WCup Qualifier
Qatar 2022: Burly Onuachu Doubtful For CAR Clash
Leicester City’s Ndidi Ruled Out For Four Weeks
Lagos Athletes Charged To Win 70 Gold Medals At National Youths Games
World No 1 Barty To Skip Billie Jean King Cup
BBNaija: Another Phase Of The Competition Has Started, Nothing Like Bestie, Ka3na Warns Season 6 Housemates
BBNaija’s Tega Cries Out Over Being Bullied
Brymo: Tuface Accused Me Of Sleeping With His Wife
Davido Shares His Biggest Experience As A Celebrity
White Money Wins BBNaija N90m Grand Prize
Buhari To South Sudan: Make Your Demands Known, Nigeria Willing To Help
Avoid Smuggled Frozen Chicken, NAFDAC Warns Nigerians
2021 World Teachers Day: Making Teachers Take The Front Row

The Guardian

Uzodimma’s wife not abducted, says Imo govt
Court outlaws special bank charges in Anambra, others
Lawyers speak on military’s quietness on indicted personnel in Taraba killings
PIA adjustments raise 2022 budget to N16.4tr
Euro 2024 boss Lahm opposed to biennial World Cup project
Ozil aims to address lack of South Asians in football
Yellen warns US debt default could trigger recession
Pandora Papers exposes how Kebbi governor stashed billions abroad – Report
Swedish literary critic fears Nigeria’s Adichie is ‘probably too young’ for Nobel Prize
New James Bond Film “No Time To Die” Smashes Franchise Takings Record
Buhari presents 2022 budget tomorrow, sends revised MTFF
Teachers threaten strike over minimum wage
Nigerian doctors among world’s best, says UNTH CMD
Name National Assembly members sponsoring terrorism, Reps challenges Buhari
Assembly approves Sanwo-Olu’s request to amend 2021 budget
Fayemi signs drugs management bill into law
180m telephone lines linked to NIN as NCC reviews guidelines
Abiodun rewards teachers with cash, house on World Teachers’ Day
Petroleum marketers give FG three days to address alleged exorbitant charges
France face Belgium hoping to banish memories of Euro flop
Rohr receives outstanding salaries as Super Eagles record full house
Premier League scrambles to convince stars to get vaccinated
Race for World Cup berths heats up in Europe
Focused Brazil have one eye on World Cup qualification
Muguruza rallies past Jabeur to win WTA Chicago title
PIA adjustments raise 2022 budget to N16.4tr
Euro 2024 boss Lahm opposed to biennial World Cup project
Ozil aims to address lack of South Asians in football
France face Belgium hoping to banish memories of Euro flop
The proposed tax increase in 2022
Welfare, training, ICT gap resonate at World Teachers’ Day
Troops foil ISWAP’s planned attack on ‘terrorists’
EFCC arrests Ganduje’s wife over bribery, land fraud allegations
Court hears applications in Kogi, EFCC N20b dispute October 15
NFF bans visitors to Eagles’ camp as more players arrive
2021 Teachers’ Day: Setting legacies for the future
Kano Naval Base: Where critics got it wrong
Babajide Alo at 70: Oriki to a model professor
‘Scarcity of forex taking toll on capacity utilisation, business recovery’
Sustained interests in Airtel, FBN Holdings lift index further by 1.2%
FAAN in dire straits over 65 per cent revenue decline


Nigerians travelling to Britain will still be isolated for seven days
Operation Golden Dawn: Face criminals not innocent Igbos, Ohanaeze warns army
World Teachers’ Day: NUT threatens strike in states yet to pay teachers N30,000 minimum wage
We need stakeholders’ summit —ADC chairman
Microsoft begins global rollout of Windows 11
‘Telegram gained over 70 million new users during Facebook outage’
Shell: ERA/FoEN uncovers toxic waste dump site in Rivers State
Niger governor expresses satisfaction with ongoing Minna-Bida road construction
LNSA partners EU to train officers on anti-human trafficking, kidnapping
Gunmen kill three persons in Anambra
Kidnappers now use motorparks as operational centres, Police warn
Bank worker who connived with accomplice to rob himself of bank’s N3m lands in police net
FMC Lokoja commissions first endoscopic machine in Kogi
Don’t blame vaccination for every COVID-19 death ― Tomori
Over N13trn pension assets invested in various sectors of economy ― PenCom
IBEDC appeals to Okeho residents, promises improved services
NGX: Foreign investor’s interest in Airtel Africa pushes market’s worth above N21trn
President Buhari to present 2022 Budget Proposal on Thursday
Niger governor expresses satisfaction with ongoing…
LNSA partners EU to train officers on anti-human…
Microsoft announces Windows 11 availability on Window 10…
Okada ban: We need more policemen to tackle insecurity in…
FOMWAN tasks women on engendering morally upright society
Appointments: Buhari, AGF dragged to court over alleged…
Gunmen shoot dead staff member of Doctors Without Border…
Makinde’s Chief of Staff, LG boss hail smooth conduct…
Reps accuse DISCOs of frustrating FG’s power project…
South-East governors, leaders shun Nnamdi Kanu’s…
100 underprivileged children in Oyo State receive…
We will use constitutional powers to force Marwa, Mungono to…
Lagos PDP holds parallel LG congress
Olympic Games: Reps await report of 2 Technical Committees…
Insecurity: Army launches operation Golden Dawn in Anambra
Olu of Warri removes Emami as Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom
South-East governors, leaders hold extraordinary security…
NIgeria moves to grant zero import duty for vessels
2023: Lagos traditional rulers, SWAGA’23 want…
IPMAN warns DPR on incessant fee, threatens to shut filling…
US Consulate opens Window on America in Osogbo
NUP members barricade FAAN headquarters over pensions…
Operation Golden Dawn: Face criminals not innocent Igbos,…
Immigration seeks court’s leave to file fresh evidence…
APC National Convention: No basis to challenge authority of…
Nigeria’s security challenges beyond FG ― Lawan
Before parking that car …
‘I doesn’t like to dance’
Power rotation is between South, North, not geo-political zone ― Sen. Adeyeye
Lekki: Inside Lagos hub of booming cybercrimes
Valor City will save youths from poverty like agricultural real estate…
How bad roads make commuting a burden on Ekiti residents
Committees submit reports on Unilorin Alumni crisis
World Teachers Day: Abiodun orders immediate release of appointment…
Lagos teachers seek approval of 65 years retirement age
World Teachers’ Day: NUT threatens strike in states yet to pay…
Rihanna celebrates boyfriend’s birthday at Wizkid’s ‘Made For Lagos’ concert


BREAKING: Senate confirms EFCC board members
No going back on Anambra guber election – INEC
At the mercy of middlemen
Olu of Warri disrobes Emami as Ologbotsere
Nigeria missing as UK recognises COVID vaccine certificates from over 50 countries
NEITI: Fed Govt earns N39.648tr revenue in five years
Airtel Africa offers to buyout Nigeria minorities
German investors coming
PPPRA: Petrol consumption down by 132.3ml in August
Huawei unveils 11 scenario-based solutions to fuel digital change
China To End Lockdown Of Most Of Coronavirus-Hit Hubei Province
Italy records 683 coronavirus deaths in a day
The race to save jobs: European governments step in to pay wages
I make my own masks at home: Cashiers brave the front line in virus-wracked France
I don’t recognise Atuwatse III as Olu of Warri, says derobed Ologbotsere
Nigeria not on UK’s red-listed countries, FG assures
Buhari returns to Abuja from Ethiopia
BREAKING: Tension as gunmen kill three in Anambra
UPDATED: Buhari appoints Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf as FCT High Court Chief Judge
Immigration seeks court’s permission to produce fresh evidence against ex-Gov Odili
Courts suspend sittings in Nnewi over killings
Crisis rocks Rivers LGA as thugs assault female councillor
Why boosting local capacities will reduce reliance on overseas tests, by firm
Ogun judiciary gets staff development centre
Ekiti assembly confirms Adeyeye as chief judge

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