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News Headlines Sept 16, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

BDCs seek role in $34b untapped diaspora remittances
Kyari extradition request: Case file before AGF, says minister
Speaker: secession agitators not different from Boko Haram
Presidency warns on Yoruba agitators, IPOB alliance
Governors meet in Enugu over VAT, others
BEMORE girls ready to change Nigeria
Abuja under the weight of cholera
Kyari extradition request: Case file before AGF, says minister
‘Abia has been drifting aimlessly since its creation’
Akintoye: terror attacks should end
Fed Govt to hold National Youth Conference
Lagos PDP without Dominic
Southeast senators, Reps seek political solution to Kanu’s ordeal
Qualities the next president should posses, by SWAGA chieftain


DPR to Exceed N3.2trn Revenue Benchmark, Adjusts to N5trn By Year…
•Gas transportation code attracts $1bn investment •Regulator calls for industry collaboration on PIA
Salami: With Debt Service-to-Revenue at 98%, Nigeria’s Borrowing Unsustainable
•Asks FG to sell off N900bn dead assets to enhance fiscal position •Nigeria’s public debt grows to N35tn, says DMO
Military Airstrike Hits Yobe’s Civilians in ‘Error’
Odili Sues Immigration over Seized Passport, NIS Says Ex-gov on EFCC’s Watch List
Twitter Ban to be Lifted Soon, Says Information Minister
Malami Writes Govs over Stamp Duty, Says No Recoveries Yet
Military Airstrike Hits Yobe’s Civilians in ‘Error’
Dollar Scarcity May Hamper Shell’s Planned Sale of Nigerian Assets
Immigration: We Seized Odili’s Passport for Being on EFCC’s Watch List
FG Says Twitter’s Suspension to Be Lifted Soon
US Donates $6.8m to Combat Human Trafficking in Nigeria
Air Crash: AIB Submits Interim Report to Air Force Chief
Access Bank Successfully Launches $500m Eurobond
Plateau Killings: House Urges FG to Redeem N10bn Pledge for Victims’…
IG: Buhari Has Approved Recruitment of 60,000 Police Officers in Six…
Babalakin: Independent Body, Not Perm Sec Should Develop White Paper on…
INEC Chairman: Delta’s Bye-election Was Historic With BVAS
No Recoveries Yet on Stamp Duty, Malami Tells Govs
Don’t Be Distracted By IPOB, Other Agitations, Arthur Eze Tells Buhari
Analysts Express Cautious Optimism as Inflation Drops Further
ipNX Wins ICT Company of the Decade Award
Tech4Dev Intensifies Campaign on Women Participation in Technology with Art Exhibition
Chinese Firm to Establish Smart Metering Plant in Bayelsa
Interswitch, Codebase Partner to Accelerate Dgital Financial Services
Banks, Telcos Urged to Develop Cross-sectoral Collaboration to Drive Technology Innovations…
Stakeholders Back FG’s 5G Network Rollout Approval, Assure Nigerians of High…
Ogbebor: It’s Delta’s Turn to Lead NDDC
Goje Empowers Persons with Disabilities in Gombe
Abdulrazaq: An Emerging North Central Star
FCT Urges Mother to Vaccinate Babies against Polio
SEPLAT JV Restates Commitment to Visual Health of Host Communities
B Medical Systems Introduces World’s First In-transit Temperature Control Technology for Vaccine Transportation
Crown Flour Mill Joins Global Efforts to Curb Malnutrition
Collaborative Campaign against spread of COVID-19 in Kano Communities
Social Media and National Propensity for Disgrace
Ilaboya Faults LMC, B9ja Partnership
Laporta Calls for Fans Patience after Bayern Drubbing
Pope Knights Okene, Former Captain P/ Harcourt Golf Club
Schmeichel Vows to Stop Osimhen and Napoli Stars Tonight
Europa Conference: Son Left out of Spurs’ Trip to Rennes
Tinubu, Wike and the Politics of VAT

The Punch

Panel recommends N189m for victims of extra-judicial killings in Ebony
Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son Abdulkareem
Ondo borrows to pay salaries, Akeredolu tells striking doctors
White House calls Nicki Minaj to discuss COVID-19 vaccine safety
Anambra has the worst record of election apathy, says Yiaga
National Assembly defends Buhari’s $4.9bn loan plan, APC, PDP clash over debt
Nine dead, many injured as fighter jet allegedly bombs Buhari village in Yobe State
Cult threat: Missing student, sister planned disappearance, says Caleb varsity
Court dismisses workers’ suit against ex-minister, Gbagi
Gunmen invade farmhouse, kidnap businessman, shoot passerby
Fake nurse arrested after collecting three-month salaries in Lagos
Slain ECWA pastor buried amid tears in Kaduna
Nigeria piles up N2.36tn debt stock in three months
Bread, cereals, others push food inflation to 20.30%
MPC: Expert expects retention of rates
Investors gain N25bn amid rise in large, medium-capped stocks
Anambra has the worst record of election apathy, says Yiaga
We will welcome Jonathan if he defects – APC
Assembly removes Kaduna Majority Leader, to name replacement
Assembly okays Ganduje’s N4bn power, others’ loan request
EFL: Rooney’s Derby close to agreeing points reduction
You can’t break my unbeaten record, Tyson Fury tells Anthony Joshua
Kenya fire coach after World Cup qualifying woe
Ex-AFN official petitions ICPC over Beyioku’s alleged misconduct
Five things to know about Nigerian-born Pamela Uba, first black Miss Ireland
White House calls Nicki Minaj to discuss COVID-19 vaccine safety
BBNaija S6: Team Arla Cheese wins 1.5m in cooking task
Actress Tonto Dikeh, ex-lover Kpokpogri’s break-up saga gets messier


Major Stakeholders Unfold Plans To Rescue Nigeria’s Basketball
Enyimba Unveils Finidi As Head Coach
UN Protest: Presidency Knocks Yoruba Nation For Joining IPOB
Invest In Housing, Energy Sectors, Osinbajo Tells Banks
NEDC Kicks Off 500 Housing Units In Bauchi
WAICA Re Combats Climate Change In Africa With $100,000 Funding
NDE Trains 50 Agricultural Extension Workers In Sokoto
Evaluating NNPC’S Declaration Of N287.2bn Profit
Vehicles Trapped As Clearing Agents Shut Tin-Can Port Over Cargo Theft
MTNN, 13 Others Buoy Positive Performance As Stocks Gain N25bn
45 Days To PDP Convention: North, S’East Eye Presidential Ticket, S’West Seeks Party Chairmanship
PMB’s Visit To Imo And The Opportunity For Peace And Rapprochement
Nigeria’s Debt Hits N35.5trn, APC Defends Borrowing
Arthur Eze Lauds Buhari For Development Strides In South-East
JUST-IN: Kaduna Assembly Majority Leader Impeached
IPOB, Yoruba Nation Agitators Not Different From Terrorist Groups – Gbajabiamila
Cross River North Gets New Senator As Lawan Swears In Jarigbe
WAICA Re Combats Climate Change In Africa With $100,000 Funding
Evaluating NNPC’S Declaration Of N287.2bn Profit
MTNN, 13 Others Buoy Positive Performance As Stocks Gain N25bn
Oil Prices Sustain Upward Growth Following Drawdown In US Stocks
We Have Over 5,000 Court Cases – AMCON
Kaduna Crash: AIB Submits Interim Report To Chief Of Air Staff
Major Stakeholders Unfold Plans To Rescue Nigeria’s Basketball
Enyimba Unveils Finidi As Head Coach
Ministry Releases Time Table National Sports Federation Elections
National Assembly And World Democracy Day
MBF, MACBAN: Mediators Or Instigators?

The Sun

Shocking Yoruba support terrorist organ, IPOB –Presidency
Nigeria’s debt hits N36trn
Stamp duty: FG writes 36 govs, insists on compliance
PAP uncovers 400 duplicated names on payroll
Relocation of insurgents wake-up call –CAN
Strike: Resident doctors agree to sign MoU with FG
Insecurity: Armed Forces Command and Staff College tightens security
Nnamdi Kanu: Igbo Senators, Reps step in, set up panel
Ban on Twitter to be lifted soon – FG
Miyetti Allah hires ambassador for image laundering
Udom, Oyetola sign anti-open grazing bill into law
Kebbi gov’s wife to assist mother of triplet
Soludo, Ozigbo, Uba, others shift battle to Lagos
I’ll make Anambra one-town state –Etiaba
Sabbath worshipers vow to mobilize 100,000 voters
Anambra in need of total overhaul says Ozigbo, PDP candidate
Why insecurity persists in Nigeria –Gov. Ishaku
The many opportunities of AfCFTA to insurance operators
Insurer bags market leader award
Universal posts N637.9m PBT in 2020
Inflation drops again to 17.01%, in August
Sanwo-Olu , Olugbemi list bankers’ roles post-pandemic
Europa League: Osimhen Cleared for Leicester clash
Baseless attack on CBN Governor Emefiele
FTAN Nigeria tourism award and matters arising
Thoughts on Biafra 2.1 (3)
VAT: From fiscal to physical federalism
What comes first, building a nation or individuals? (2)
Babandede: Pullout for great leader
Masari’s frankness on open grazing and banditry
Petitions to PCC expose administrative breaches in NIIA
NDE equips 50 graduates with business skills in Anambra
Lagos agog as Catholic church ordains priests
Baseless attack on CBN Governor Emefiele
Turu Ugo Lota: Life Continental Beer’s visual masterpiece celebrates Igbo culture
PMB’s visit to Imo, opportunity for peace and rapprochement
Businesses should integrate COVID-19 agenda into daily operations –Balogun-Adetu
Obi Ndigbo debunks malicious online publication against Eze Ihenetu
Boomplay collaborates with Big Brother to promote African artistes
Daba Obioha celebrates 70th birthday with URBSIAL
Paxful, Built With Bitcoin Foundation to fund Qala Fellowship

Daily Trust

Naira’s Free-Fall Continues As Nigerians Rush To Hold Dollars
PODCAST: Nigeria Borrows Again! How Does It Affect You?
Time To Unmask The Israel-Trained Squad In Plateau
No, You’re Not Buying A Baby By Adopting One
Why NASS Should Amend The Fiscal Responsibility Act
EDITORIAL: NNPC’s Intriguing Profitability
Inflation Rate Drops To 17.01% In August — NBS
‘Nigeria Imports $20bn Machineries, Others From Taiwan Annually’
IGP To Support AMCON’s Debt Recovery Drive
Nigeria’s Total Debt Hits N35.4tr
Nigeria Eyes Africa’s 11m Metric Tons Of Sugar Demand
Customs Zone B Intercepts N22m Smuggled Goods
CBN Set To Establish Nigerian International Financial Centre
Lagos, FMDQ Sign MoU On N25b Green Bond
Why FG Must Start Preparation For Dry Season Farming Now
Seed Council Licenses 15 Inspectors In Kogi
Parents Cry Out As Attacks On Schools Threaten Children’s Education
CBN Donates 260-Capacity Hostel To Federal Poly Bali
2 Friends Docked For Stealing Sandals
Prof Anunobi Assumes Duty As CEO Of National Library
FCT Polls: Court Adjourns Forgery Case Against Bwari Council Chair
Man Arrested With Pistol In Abuja
Bauchi Agency Seizes 3,290 Bags Of Charcol
Kidnappers Kill Kogi Vigilante Commander
‘Taraba Has Only 2 Functional Firefighting Trucks’
Tenant In Court For Poisoning Dog, Chickens
7 People Killed Over Witchcraft In Adamawa – Police
Court Orders Teacher To End Romance With Student
NSCDC Raids Criminal Hideouts In Ilorin, Arrests Suspects
Police Arraign Tenant For Beating Up Landlady
Soldiers Intercept Drug Dealers In Jos
Customs Intercepts N98m Indian Hemp In Lagos
2023: North Set To Pick PDP Ticket As South West Leaders Demand Chairmanship
APC To Aggrieved Members: Withdraw Your Cases In Courts Or Be Punished
I’ve No Issues With Goje – Gombe Gov
APC Chairmanship: Sheriff Seeks Umahi’s Support
El-Rufai Tasks Colleagues On State Legislature’s Autonomy
Aisha Buhari Cup: Monday Gifts Super Falcons Opening Day Victory Over Mali
Basketball Vanguard Demands Transparent Election Into NBBF Board
Bayelsa Utd Striker, Inikurogha, Optimistic Of Victory Over Golden Boys
Finidi George Promises To Restore Enyimba’s Lost Glory
Gumi And The Sin-Eater Syndrome
Messi Makes First Start But PSG Held By Club Brugge
Grealish Stars As Man City Hit Leipzig For Six
CAC Seeks Support On NIMC Database For Transparency
NITDA Advises Apple Users On System Update
AIB Submits Report On Crash That Killed Ex-Army Chief, Makes 27 Findings
Confusion As Jet Bombs Villagers In Yobe
Why Buhari’s Govt Has Been Borrowing – APC
FG: We’ll Lift Twitter Suspension Soon
Buhari Swears In 3 INEC National Commissioners
Inflation Rate Drops To 17.01% In August — NBS
‘Nigeria Imports $20bn Machineries, Others From Taiwan Annually’
IGP To Support AMCON’s Debt Recovery Drive
Nigeria’s Total Debt Hits N35.4tr
Nigeria Eyes Africa’s 11m Metric Tons Of Sugar Demand
Tonto Dikeh’s Ex-Lover Debunks News Of His Arrest
My Ex-Lover Threatening To Expose My Nudes – Tonto Dikeh
Jim Iyke’s Movie, Bad Comments, Premieres In Abuja
Singer, Terry Apala, Robbed On Third Mainland Bridge In Lagos
BBNaija: White Money Wins Head Of House, 5 Housemates Up For Eviction


FG, states, FCT owed N35.5trn June 2021
Leave allocation formula, focus on improving IGR, RMAFC boss berates govs
Oyetola signs anti-open grazing bill into law in Osun
Rural engagement: Strategy towards integrating rural dwellers into governance cycle ― Oyetola
Pope rejects resignation of Hamburg archbishop amid sexual allegation
UNIBEN protest: VC rescinds decision of late registration fee, says no victimisation
Senate steps down presentation of 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP report
How Nigeria’ll make N2trn from modernized livestock sector ― Expert
MTN Nigeria stocks push market to marginal gain
Horror in Ebonyi as three family members die in their sleep
Anambra community raises alarm over killing of indigenes by vigilante group
36-year-old man arraigned for accusing woman of N50,000 theft
Osinbajo commends Access Bank, others on cross border expansion
Ore Industrial Park employs 6000 workers in a year ― CEO
CBN to launch N15trn infrastructure fund in October
SpaceX to send all-civilian crew into Earth orbit
Corrupt US oil trader turns on colleagues in massive Africa bribe case involving Diezani
Guinea coup leaders begin transitional government talks
Court remands masquerade custodian, son, two others for alleged murder in Osun
Oyetola signs anti-open grazing bill into law in Osun
IPOB: Yoruba Nation’ll be judged by company it keeps ― Presidency
Southeast caucus lawmakers seek soft landing for Kanu
Rural engagement: Strategy towards integrating rural…
Pope rejects resignation of Hamburg archbishop amid sexual…
UNIBEN protest: VC rescinds decision of late registration…
Senate steps down presentation of 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP report
How Nigeria’ll make N2trn from modernized livestock…
MTN Nigeria stocks push market to marginal gain
“Buhari has successfully mitigated threats of COVID-19…
Kidnappers of Edo PDP leader yet to contact family as police…
Panel submits interim report on Kaduna plane crash involving…
Reps propose life imprisonment for kidnappers, others
7 Investment Purchases That Are Worth the Money
FG, states, FCT owed N35.5trn June 2021
Leave allocation formula, focus on improving IGR, RMAFC boss…
45 female NSCDC officers trained for rapid response in Imo
Reps condemn barbaric killings in Plateau State
ASUU gaffe on eligibility of postgraduate medical, dental…
Gbajabiamila tasks Nigerians on political solution to…
Insecurity: Buhari calls for enactment of laws on small…
Economic realities force us into borrowing to pay salary ―…
LG Congress: APC inaugurates Appeal Committees
National Park Services seeks Armed Forces’ support to…
1 million Nigerian children to miss school resumption due to…
Poisoning, suicide bombing top list of methods by which…
Ondo govt charges elected LG officials on security at local…
Akwa Ibom gov signs anti-open grazing bill into law
APC justifies rising external debt
Benue govt appeals to FG to return IDPs to ancestral homes
Editorial: Still on banks and the exploitation of customers
Where is the promised change?
Still on the coup in Guinea
APC, Buni and the birthing of a truly national party
Obasanjo gives recipe for ageing gracefully
Osun APC: Oyetola vs Aregbesola
Anambra poll: PDP queries INEC over alleged diversion of electoral…
Kogi prison attack and Nigeria’s sick status
On the passing of Chief Ezekiel Olalekan Ogundimu
Insecurity, unemployment and the rest of us
How sleep became luxury we couldn’t afford — Corps members in crisis-prone areas…
Brain drain: Unenviable path bleeding life out of Nigeria’s health…
Oyo FCE provost emerges new MAN president
Don urges FG to re-introduce handwriting in schools
Bingo: One of the most entertaining games to play
Adesina premieres movie, ‘Oju’ in Ibadan

The Guardian

DMO alerts on default as debts hit N35.5 trillion
Gift enlivens Onikan as Super Falcons beat Mali in opening game
Jonathan yet to join APC, Nabena insists
We’ll judge you by the company you keep, FG warns Southwest agitators
Buhari swears in three INEC commissioners as FEC okays N38.4b for roads
ECOWAS meets today to decide next step on Guinea
WHO sets mid-2022 target to vaccinate 70% of world’s population
FG launches youth employment action plan
Malami asks governors to grant access to stamp duty recovery agents
Caleb varsity, family bicker over disappearance of student
Akwa Ibom governor signs anti-grazing bill into law
Abductors release Zangon-Kataf Catholic priest as police confirm Emir’s kidnap
Abiodun seeks N83.5b DNRF loan to improve agriculture, others
US gymnasts slam FBI, sports officials over Nassar abuse
Grealish stars as Man City hit Leipzig for six
Liverpool spoil Milan’s Champions League return in five-goal thriller
Panel on Team Nigeria’s Tokyo Olympics misadventure to meet with ‘key’ athletes
Enyimba presents a huge challenge, says Finidi
Messi quiet in PSG draw as Man City, Liverpool win thrillers
Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 47
Food prices defy inflation control measures despite rate decline
Eze tasks FG on local production of ballot papers, passports
Minister accuses private jet owners of aiding, abetting gold smuggling
At 8.68Mbps, Nigeria’s Internet speed below global minimum requirement
Linear to circular economy: Waste to wealth
What to know about the COVID-19 ‘vaccine’
Nigeria’s e-Naira: An analyst’s perspective
War, not even for the strong…!
Experts endorse natural options for beating hypertension
NMA, Optimal, others set agenda for Osinbajo’s health reforms committee
Rich nations should prioritise first, second doses of COVID-19 vaccine for all, not boosters, says Gavi boss

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