News Headlines Sept 18, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 18, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Fed Govt to build 3,000 correctional centres nationwide – Minister
Fake military officer arrested with AK-49 in Nasarawa
Sit-at-home order: Enough is enough, says MASSOB
Daddy Freeze to Tonto Dikeh’s ex: don’t spoil market for next person
Wole Arole: Is it a sin to be a Nigerian?
I was right to choose Sola Sobowale as mentor – Mercy Aigbe
Kidnappers kill Miyetti Allah chairman in Kaduna for failing to raise N20m ransom
Kogi blames political saboteurs, terrorists for security challenges
Yousef, Angel, Liquorose, Saskay win N3.25 million
Emmanuel tells Liquorose to sustain sexual suspicion
Pere plans revenge on Saga after betrayal
Saga lacks focus, Big Brother lashes out
2023: No automatic ticket for Jonathan, new defectors – APC
Culture, politics and the military
Two brothers held over alleged murder
September 17, 2021
Fed Govt to build 3,000 correctional centres nationwide – Minister
Fake military officer arrested with AK-49 in Nasarawa
And Fani Kayode returns to his vomit
The Vindication of Kashim for endorsing Zulum
Notorious armed robber shot dead in Warri
Anambra poll: APC receives group with 22,000 members
Delta youths allege renewed police brutality


Breaking News: Security Forces Rescue Abducted NDA Officer
CBN to Prosecute Aboki FX Owner for Economic Sabotage
NJC Sets up Special Panel to Probe 3 Judges over Exparte Orders
Nigeria Demands Immediate Return to Civil Rule In Guinea
Resume Work Immediately, Court Orders Striking Doctors
JOHESU Steps Down Strike
Igboho Floors AGF, DSS as Court Awards N20bn in His Favour
Tinubu Commiserates with Ajimobi’s Wife over Mum’s Death
Kabba Jailbreak: Kogi Govt Accuses Political Saboteurs, Terrorists
Lagos Needs N70bn to Sustain Feeding of Pregnant Indigent Women
Osinbajo: Why Nigerians Should Pay Taxes
MAN, NECA, NACCIMA to FG: Clear the Confusion over VAT Now
Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Nursing Mother, Lock Up 3 Children
AIG Zone 6 Orders Probe into A’Ibom Senator, Medical Doctor’s Abduction
Police Parade 61 Suspects in Nasarawa
Fuel Scarcity Looms in Enugu, Ebonyi, Anambra over IPMAN Secretariat’s Invasion
Bandits Kill Council Chairman of Miyetti Allah
Senate President Bags Chieftaincy Title in Iyin-Ekiti
Innocent Abu Becomes 26th President of Rotary Club Gowon…
Olamide, Motha Star on African Voices
HURIWA Commends Malami for Dropping Charges against Enugu Commissioner
BNRE Estate Pledges Affordable Housing, Land
Breaking News: Security Forces Rescue Abducted NDA Officer
Ex-EFCC Boss Waziri Canvasses Drug Test for National Honour Awardees
Two Police Officers Dismissed Over Assault, Illegal Duty in Delta
Ondo Govt Fixes Akure-Owo Expressway Amidst Gridlock
Abiodun Celebrates Alani Bankole at 80
Ajibero for Burial September 25
Ford, MacArthur Foundations Commit $5m to Youth Development
Five Cowries, US Consulate Partner to Support Education Growth
LASAA Prepares for Stakeholders Conference
Guinness Nigeria Innovates with ‘Dial-A-Delivery’ Service
Dubai Expo: Monument Group to Participate in Nigerian Trade Forum
Azibaola Robert: from Lawyer to Inventor
Celebrating Otunba Odeyeyiwa at 50
Air Peace/NFF Partnership: A New Dawn for Sports
CISLAC: Beneficial Ownership Register, Antidote to Corruption
Finidi Aims to Repay Enyimba’s Faith
Beehive of Activity, Not ‘Activities’
Iyabo Ojo, ST Nollywood-Plus, Take Okirika Business Online
PEFTI Ibadan Students Shine in Wap Programmes
Lyze Bamigbola: My Goal is to Inspire Confidence, Create Timeless Sophistication in Women
Osaze Urhoghide Nigeria on His Mind
In-form Chelsea Crave for Three Points against Tottenham
Hosting Aisha Buhari Football Tourney Reconfirms Sanwo-Olu’s Love for Girl Child, Says Gafaar
8 Teams Confirm National Final Ticket
Still Soldering On with Militarians
Bayelsa to Stage Principals Cup for Secondary Schools
Buhari and His Dream of A One Party State
Foreign Loans Have Not Abridged Poverty, Unemployment

The Punch

After PUNCH reports, two Delta cops dismissed for torture of newlywed
Kumuyi, Adeboye urged to mobilise religious leaders, meet Buhari over insecurity
Pantami: I’ve written my handover note, says suspended Gombe CAN chairman
LAUTECH don, Olajire, slumps, dies during Juma’at prayer
JOHESU suspends planned strike, asks FG to meet demands within 15 days
$4.9bn fresh loans: Buhari, Osinbajo zones get highest project allocations
2023 Presidency: Field northern candidate, lose southerners support, Akeredolu tells parties
Three die after woman allegedly poison four stepchildren in Yobe
Court remands man for allegedly stabbing girlfriend to death
Three die after woman allegedly poison four stepchildren in Yobe
Anger as hoodlums rob, kill cyclist on Lagos road
Finance minister, Access Bank back move to tackle poverty, climate change
Forex manipulations: CBN vows clampdown on AbokiFX, operator, patrons
Sub-Saharan Africa needs $425bn financing by 2030 – Adesina
MTN Nigeria set to issue N89.99bn bond
Conflicting judicial pronouncements, growing threat to democracy
Afrobasket: Can D’Tigress make it three in a row?
Red card: Ref was harsh on Ndidi, laments Rodgers
Iwobi poised for 160th EPL game against Villa
If you are a Chelsea fan, you’re not well like me –Ibu
African Voices host Olamide, amputee dancer
Amateur, professional photographers to win big in competition
PEFTI Ibadan students feature in WAP programmes
Why I didn’t have intimate relationship in BBN –Peace


Fatigue: The Deadly Killer
Treating Bandits In The Language They Understand
I Try Not To Disappoint My Clients – Momoh
Tackling The Burden Of Blindness In Nigeria Amidst Global Pandemic
FrieslandCampina Reassures On Investment Across Dairy Industry
54gene Secures $25m To Advance Global Drug Discovery Capabilities
Etsu Nupe Yahaya Abubakar: 18 Years of Purposeful Kingship
Why President Buhari Received Fani-Kayode Warmly – Buni
Ex-Nasarawa Deputy Governor Defects To APC
2023: Middle Belt, South Form Political Pressure Group
Kaduna Assembly Swears In New Member Ali-Baba
AXA, SympliFi Establish Credit Access Platform For Nigerians
Boosting Nigeria’s GDP Through $34bn Untapped Remittances
Abbey Mortgage Bank Expands Frontiers To Bridge Housing Deficit
Quickteller Expands PoS Footprints Across Cities To Grow Economy
FG, MTN Nigeria Woo Investors At US-Nigeria Investment Summit
Access Bank Partners On Digitalisation Of Women-owned Businesses
Why Personal Finance Is Important
CHRISTOPHER KOLADE: Accountability, Listening Skills Key To My Success
PHOTO NEWS: Sports Minister Visits Keystone Bank Management Team In Lagos
Fast Rising Nigerian Gospel Artiste, Preye Orok Debuts With 13 Track Album
Music Legend Orlando Julius To Hold 78th Year Celebration
Jennifer Unveils Foundation, Launches Book On Girl Child
Time Magazine Lists Angelique Kidjo in Top 100 Most Influential People
TY Bello, Osas Ighodaro, Alex Ekubo Herald Launch of Infinix ZERO X Pro

The Sun

Bandits kill Miyetti Allah chairman in Kaduna
Forex: No going back on BDC ban –CBN
Kanu: S’East govs, leaders under pressure
Igboho: Court awards N20bn aggravated damages against FG, DSS, another N2m cost
Violent night raid: Court orders FG, DSS to pay Igboho N20bn
Cheating ’ll not make me leave my husband –Imade Osawaru
Rev Chris Christian, Founder and Shepherd, Locust Army International: Why i’m still a virgin at 56
‘I don’t care’— Dessers hits back at critics
Napoli boss: Osimhen’s ‘a lion’ in Napoli shirt
MASSOB: No more sit-at-home exercise in South-East
Another ‘EndSARS’ looms over rising police extortion in Delta –CDHR
Climate change: Global citizen names Ebuka, Isime as hosts for Lagos concert
Amnesty for bandits: Arewa youth leader tackles Gumi
Only stomach politicians are leaving PDP –Sen Ibok Essien
Ortom vs Akume: Benue’s battle of the titans
2023: PDP targets presidency, 28 governorship seats
State agitations for VAT, cheap politics – APC govs DG
Forex: No going back on BDC ban –CBN
Taiwan External Trade Development Council organises it 2021 trade mission to Nigeria
We need FG’s intervention to stem high custom duties –Agboarumi, Sahco CEO
DPR raises revenue target to N5trn
NPFL ticket: Supporters Club hails 3SC, Gov. Makinde
Iwobi reveals best role at Everton, Super Eagles
VSTAR MA on how Getting to stardom is now easier as an independent artist
Buhari’s delegation in Kano to condole demise of Legendary Singer, ”Forest”
How Florret Eweka emerged Most Beautiful Face in Nigeria
I’ve never been ‘scoped’ for sex –Ugoccie, singer
Cheating ’ll not make me leave my husband –Imade Osawaru
Playing gangster in King of Boys 2, career fulfillment –Charly Boy
‘Why pretty girls remain single and ugly ones marry good guys’
Afrobeat star, Jaytime releases new single dubbed kiss ‘n’ tell remix
Afrobeat can change the world – Nigerian musician Oshak
Cinderella and Queenderella
How to fight without destroying your relationship
Victory by the word
How parents help their children as schools resume
Insecurity: Army begins special operations in N’West, N’Central
Words of wisdom from the Fakunles, 46 years after wedding
Victory by the word
S’East govs receive knocks for absence at Southern govs meeting
Taraba councillor donates motorcycles, fix roads for constituents
Resolve welfare issues with doctors urgently, FG urged
Edo community residents hail electricity project contract


We will appeal N20bn judgment in favour of Igboho, says Malami
N20bn fine against DSS: Verdict symbolises triumph of light, truth ― Banji Akintoye
Scores feared killed as bandits attack 5 LGAs in Kaduna
Fani-Kayode’s defection: Despite my push for APC Abuja hasn’t given me a call ― Joe Igbokwe
Nigeria experiences 512 in 100,000 live births, newborn mortality ― WHO
Road accidents in Osun claimed 11 lives, injured 110 in August ― FRSC
Frivolous expenditures: Senate threatens NPA MD, NIMASA DG with warrant of arrest
Fleeing terrorists invade two Kaduna communities, hoist flags
Police confront 3 fleeing robbery suspects in Warri, kill one, 2 escape with bullet wounds
Edo community gets electricity first time ever
My plans for Anambra State College of Health Technology –Provost
Naira slumps to N570/$1 at parallel market as scarcity bites harder
Itel opens home store in Lagos
Local stock market reverses previous day’s gain as investors lose N30bn
SpaceX to send all-civilian crew into Earth orbit
N20bn fine against DSS: Verdict symbolises triumph of light, truth ―…
Scores feared killed as bandits attack 5 LGAs in Kaduna
CBN declares war on AbokiFX owner, Oniwinde
NJC sets up committees to investigate five judges for granting…
Content Creator, Isoko Boy says to unveil ISB Originals…
Fani-Kayode’s defection: Despite my push for APC Abuja…
Nigeria experiences 512 in 100,000 live births, newborn…
Road accidents in Osun claimed 11 lives, injured 110 in…
Frivolous expenditures: Senate threatens NPA MD, NIMASA DG…
Fleeing terrorists invade two Kaduna communities, hoist…
We will appeal N20bn judgment in favour of Igboho, says…
Kano PCAC arrests suspects with two trailers loaded with…
N-Power: Succour as FG begins payment of N1.360bn…
CBN retains monetary policy rate at 11.5%
3 feared killed as crisis resurfaces between Ekiugbo,…
Aftermath of flood: Residents of Trademore estate Abuja…
N20bn fine against DSS: Verdict symbolises triumph of light,…
Ogun Assembly invites EFCC to investigate over N2bn…
Boss talent hunt flaunts N11.5m car prize donation
Lagos govt spent N500m on indigent pregnant women
Kidnappers kill Miyetti Allah chieftain in Kaduna
Farm Estate: Imo govt recovers abandoned ADP/demonstration…
NiDCOM presents over 600 diaspora icons to celebrate Nigeria…
Scores feared killed as bandits attack 5 LGAs in Kaduna
October 31st PDP National Convention date, sacrosanct ―…
Agric initiative: Edo govt compensates 34 farmers relocated…
Skills acquisition hands-on training, meant to encourage…
Ekiti govt denies report of spoilt COVID-19 vaccines
Imo PDP accepts resignation of publicity secretary
Police confront 3 fleeing robbery suspects in Warri, kill…
CBN declares war on AbokiFX owner, Oniwinde
Delta Police dismiss two officers over assault on civilian
NJC sets up committees to investigate five judges for…
South African president asks citizens to nominate next chief…
Banditry: El-Rufai’s lamentation
The imperative of growth mentality in business
ALS is a disease with no known cause and no cure yet —Prof. Owolabi
Those of us who left APC with Obaseki don’t know where we are in PDP…
Kogi prison attack and Nigeria’s sick status
On the passing of Chief Ezekiel Olalekan Ogundimu
Insecurity, unemployment and the rest of us
‘The government can’t protect us from IPOB and IPOB can’t protect us from the
Caleb varsity says it knows nothing about missing student
Rivers LG offers 80 post-graduates scholarships, vocational training…
FUTA has justified its establishment 40 years after ― VC
‘Shadow Parties’ makes No 2 on Netflix, addresses social ills in Nigeria
Nweze To Receive Peace Achievers International Honours 2021
Afrobeats act, LeBryan set for next level
Miyetti Allah, farmers, residents speak as Lagos awaits implementation of…

Daily Trust

BREAKING: Major Abducted At NDA Finally Regains Freedom
53 Nigerians Murdered In S/Africa, 14 Other Countries In 3yrs
Victims Of Yobe NAF Shooting Demand Compensation
Gridlock: Lagosians Abandon Roads For Water Transportation
Meet Niger Teacher Who Taught IBB, Emir Of Zuru, Justice Kutigi, Others
Why JUSUN Must Rise Up On Autonomy For Judiciary Now
Herder, Fulani Leader Killed As Bandits Break Loose In Kaduna
Emefiele Exposes Trick Used By Nigerians Who Collect Bribe Through Dollars
Ndume: I’m Worried About Hasty Approval Of Loans By Senate
Tension As Hungry Bandits Mount Road Block In Katsina
CBN Declares Oniwinde, Owner Of AbokifX, Wanted
Court Orders Resident Doctors To Resume Work Immediately
53 Nigerians Murdered In S/Africa, 14 Other Countries In 3yrs
Victims Of Yobe NAF Shooting Demand Compensation
Imbibe The Culture Of Saving, NDIC Tells Students
Terrorism: Criminals Buy Dollars From BDCs To Import Arms – Emiefele
NASFAT Missioner: Why Traditional Worshippers Can’t Have National Holidays
Lagos Free Zone Emerges First, Issues N10bn Non-FGN Bond
As Access Bank’s $500m Eurobond Oversubscribed
Telcos May Lose N6.3bn To Service Shutdown In Zamfara
Customs Clears 635,149MT Export In 8 Months At Seme Border
NiMet To Site Meteorology School In Katsina
Invincible Forces Fuelling South East Crisis – Sen Bulkachuwa
Reno Omokri: I Won’t Join Jonathan If He Defects To APC
Rep Describes APC As A Power Grabbing Contraption That Failed Nigerians
2023: No Automatic Ticket For Jonathan, Others – APC
It’s An Insult To Say You Wooed Me To APC, Umahi Tells Fani-Kayode
Akwa Utd, Rivers Utd Walk Tightrope In Champions League
All Eyes On Stuttering Juve Ahead Of Visit Of Milan
Tottenham Set To Test Chelsea Title Credentials In London Derby
Gakji Shipi: We Want TY Buratai Golf Club To Be Among The Best In Nigeria
Nuno Espirito Gets It All Wrong
Olamide To Feature On CNN African Voices
BBNaija: I Accepted 4 Marriage Proposals But None Worked, Says Saskay
DJ Cuppy: Why I’m Still Single At 28
BBNaija: I Love Babies But I’m Scared Of Marriage, Says Nini
Linda Ikeji Ventures Into Movie Industry
Nigeria, ECOWAS Insist On Prompt Transition To Civil Rule In Guinea


Yobe housewife allegedly poisons 3 stepsons to death
Strike: We’re not satisfied with court ruling, we’ll appeal – Doctors
3 PhD, 30 master’s degree holders apply for Olawuyi’s empowerment programme
Hack Alert! Google issues warning to Chrome users
Trigger-happy policeman shoots upcoming artist after performing in wedding reception
Fani-Kayode: The unauthorized obituary
UNIBEN justifies attempt to impose N20,000 late registration fee on students
Igbo youths resolve to ensure peace, stability, security in S/East
The Taliban of Igbo land
Politicians causing security breaches in Kogi — Commissioner
Fans blast DJ Cuppy after kissing a puppy
COVID-19: Edo records more deaths, less recoveries- Govt
Osinbajo charges preachers, Christians on pentecost tax
FG begins payment of outstanding allowances to14,021 N-Power enrollees in 1st,2nd batches
Why I took Baba Ijesha’s rape saga personal — Nkechi Blessing
Police dismiss 2 officers over assault in Delta
BBNaija: What enemies planned against Whitemoney
Total Energies, NNPC to strengthen partnership
WHO asks for commitments on maternal, newborn health
Osun APC crisis: Group accuses Gov Oyetola of faking reconciliation
PEFTI Ibadan students shine in WAP programmes
Conflicting orders of court, proof Nigeria’s judiciary not independent institution — AJ
Alleged N500,000 fraud: Court grants businesswoman bail
Pinnick: Infantino, Motsepe’s visit a boost for girl-child advocacy
Ex-beauty queen, Jennifer Ephraim ups the ante
Bigi Abeokuta 10km race platform to showcase Nigerian athletes – Olapade
I vowed never to sleep my way to the top — Lizzy Eke
We’re encouraged by military onslaught against bandits ― farmers
South-West PDP congratulates members in convention list
Victor Uwaifo’s funeral rites uncertain
Performing at home is a dream come true — Equation Billionz
Nigeria seeks $3bn with Eurobond offer
Don Jazzy endorses The Beatz Awards with N1m prize
Makinde, Ooni, Akala, Oyeyemi, others for Peace Lecture, Award
YOSEMA visits victims of airstrikes receiving treatment at hospital
Dantata, Zulum, Adadevoh get fellowship from Post Graduate Medical College
Deji of Akure to confer chieftaincy title on Gbagi
BBNaija s6: Whitemoney wins head of house
BBNaija S6: Liquorose, Whitemoney in pole position to make last 5?
Jonathan won’t join APC, if he does, I won’t go with him – Reno Omokri
Be wary of those seeking power through violence, Blackmail – Gov Emmanuel
How can Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho end up in Buhari’s trap, whilst you join APC, Reno asks Fani-Kayode
APC ‘Change’ mantra deceitful ― Senator Anyanwu
Fani-Kayode has no electoral value; he’s coming to destroy APC — Joe Igbokwe
Police dismiss 2 officers over assault in Delta
We’re encouraged by military onslaught against bandits ― farmers
Police dismiss two officers over assault in Delta
Kaduna: Bandits kill 2 in Giwa LGA – Commissioner
Bauchi: Police arrest 30 suspects in 2-month
Breaking: CBN retains MPR at 11.5 %, goes after illegal FX operators
Foreign borrowings escalate as Nigeria goes for $6.2bn Eurobond offer

The Guardian

Victory for Igboho as court awards N20b damages against FG
Register, obtain TIN or be sanctioned, FIRS’ orders CSOs
‘Playing small does not serve the world, go big’
Bandits kill Miyetti Allah leader in Kaduna
Three judges face NJC probe over issuance of conflicting ex-parte orders
Resident doctors reject court ruling, file appeal
2023 Presidency: Danjuma, Yakasai, Sani fault Southern governors on zoning
PDP inaugurates convention committee, charges zoning committee to submit report next week
Gbajabiamila: To make progress, Nigeria must incorporate women into politics
Police nab suspected car snatcher in Rivers
Lagos DSVRT releases report, kicks off DSV awareness month activities
Bayelsa United parade ‘killers squad’ against Guinean team
We’ll win National Youth Games again, Team Delta vows
Ogunsakin, Mubarak hit finals at Sapetro Futures Tennis
Anxious Gunners seek victory against Burnley, Liverpool plot Palace’s fall
Brand bankrolls Kebbi Beach Soccer to World Cup in Turkey
After basketball, Mo’Care Meranda Foundation doles out support for petty traders
Brown Skin Girl… And The Laurels Continue For Wizkid, Others
Cannabis Bill: Dissecting the sweet and bitter sides of Indian hemp


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