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News Headlines Sept 22, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Buhari Proposes New Amendments to PIA, Nominates Regulatory Boards
Banditry Has Transformed into Insurgency, Time to Eliminate Them, Masari Warns
In Show of Strength, Nigeria Raises $4bn through Eurobonds
Senate Gives Committee One Week to Consider Buhari’s $4.05bn, €710m Loan Request
Buhari Nominates Boards for EFCC, Upstream Regulatory Commission, Petroleum Regulatory Authority
FG Writes OPEC, Seeks Higher Oil Production Quota
NLNG Targets Domestic LNG Supply from July 2022
FG: Why Nigeria Has Not Endorsed OECD’s Proposal on Digital Economy
S’East Splits as PDP Zoning Committee Meets Thursday
2023: Jega, Bugaje, Abdulfatah, Utomi, Adeniran, Others Form Political Group
Expose Sponsors of Terrorism, If You are Not Complicit, PDP Challenges APC, Presidency
Northern Elders Attack Buhari, Say Region Disappointed in His Administration
El-Rufai: North-west Development Indicators Inching Closer to That of Afghanistan
NGE to Hold All Nigeria Editors’ Conference, Gets Organisations’ Support
Africa Initiative for Governance Opens 2022-23 Scholarships to Civil Servants
Senate Mulls Life Imprisonment for Kidnappers
Ondo Seals 15 Hospitals, Arrests Operators for Quackery
Delta Assembly Passes Anti-Open Grazing Bill
Assets Confiscation Will Weaken Drug Cartels, Says Marwa
EFCC Chairman, Bawa Storms Court over N1.4bn Oil Subsidy Case
Suspected Ritualist Caught Trying to Behead Female Student in Bayelsa
Ebonyi Seeks N10bn from FG to Acquire Airport Equipment
Enugu Suspends Monarch over Demolition of Subject’s House
Zulum Suspends Mgt of Alma Mater over Infrastructural Decay
2023: South will Not Beg North for Presidency, Says Adebanjo
EFCC Arrests Spiritualists over N16m Scam in Borno
Betsy Obaseki Invitational: Organisers Plan Big for Opening Ceremony
Ronaldo Overtakes Messi as Highest Paid Footballer
ACTN Elects New President
Impact Africa Elevator Pitch Announces Shortlisted Businesses
Summit to Revolutionise Nigeria’s Maritime Sector
Scholars Condemn Call to Make English, Maths Optional for Admissions
Senate Proposes Life Jail for Kidnappers
NGOs, CSOs Tasked on Utilisation of Donor Funds
A New Vista for Bichi Emirate
Alleged Financial Misappropriation: Court Adjourns FUOYE VC’s Suit Till Nov. 11
FG: Why Nigeria Has Not Endorsed OECD’s Proposal on Digital Economy
Buhari Congratulates Canadian PM on His Reelection
Enugu Mourns Abdulaziz Chibuzor Ude
Banditry: Sokoto Shuts down Telecom Networks In 14 LGs
Senate Gives Committee One Week to Consider Buhari’s $4.05bn, €710m Loan…
Buhari Nominates Boards for EFCC, Upstream Regulatory Commission, Petroleum Regulatory Authority
Rivers APC Spokesman Resigns
Nigerians United Despite Challenges, Says Lai Mohammed
COVID-19: Lagos Targets 30% Vaccination Rate in First Year
PDP Begins e-Registration of New Members in Kwara
Court Convicts 17 Internet Fraudsters in Uyo, Arrests 30 Alleged Scammers in Kwara
APC: Gombe South Expresses Concern over Intraparty Opposition
Ortom Mourns Mailafia, Says He was a True Patriot
Breaking: Buhari Sends PIA to House for Amendment
Ban on CDA: One Dead, Three Injured in Edo Community
9PSB, Flutterwave Partner to Boost Financial Services
Ending Nigeria’s Borrowing Spree
LAPO Partners SAKL, to Fund Purchase, Distribution of Tricycles in Nigeria
NIRSAL Trains 700,000 Farmers, Banks Desk Officers on Improved Agricultural Practice
Osinbajo Charges Financial Market Experts To Collaborate With Govt To Tackle…
Despite Fierce Competition from FinTechs, 3 Banks Records N75.24trn Transactions on…
Is Nigeria’s Ruling Party, APC, Averse to e-Election?
Can Saraki Reclaim Power from APC in Kwara?
Tears, Anguish as FCT Demolish Shanties
Enhancing Understanding of Sea Power in Contemporary Warfare
Upscaling Strategies at Curtailing Increasing Internal Security Threats
How ‘Repentant’ Bandits are Aiding Insecurity in Katsina
Booster Jabs to Enhance Primary Health Care System
With ‘Tiki-Taka’ Gone, Barca Face Identity Crisis with Koeman
Anthony Joshua’s Double-header with Tyson Fury ‘ Goes for £200m
Messi Out of PSG’s Trip to Metz Tonight
NBC Excites Fans at 2021 Lagos Yacht Club Boat Race Championship
Aisha Buhari, Oshoala, 1999 Falcons Dazzle at NFF-Aiteo Awards
Lewandowski Receives Golden Shoe Award as Europe’s Top Scorer
Lagos SUBEB Seeks Children’s Enrollment in Public Schools
SEPLAT STEP: Enhancing Teachers’ Competence for Effective Impact
Queen’s College Honours 100 Students, 30 Staff
Dettol Takes Hygiene Awareness to Schools, Launches Curriculum
Students in Captivity

The Nation

Buhari wants Petroleum, Finance ministers removed from NNPC Ltd board
Uncertainty over Fed Govt’s directive on VAT collection
11 in race for APC national chairman
Anti-Open Grazing: El-Rufai attacks Southern governors
BREAKING: Davido loses another close aide
I’m ‘solid as a rock, says Joshua
Barcelona to decide Koeman’s future
Aisha Buhari Cup: Banyana thrash Falcons to lift trophy
Remembering Samusangudu as Adebayo Williams turns 70
VAT war and brotherly love
Battle for soul of PDP
Can PDP pick chairman from Southwest?
Govt raises $4b Eurobonds to finance 2021 budget
‘1.8m fully vaccinated in Nigeria’
Afenifere hails Buhari over NNPC board
Fed Govt to striking doctors: obey court order
Ex-police officers accuse Fed Govt of neglect
‘Mass metering can create 500,000 jobs’
Unpaid N186m winnings: Lawyer demands report
Rotary club gets new president
JUST IN: Delta Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill
Navy seeks solutions to engineering challenges
Tension as gunmen kill two in Anambra
Residents trade blames as flood hits Port Harcourt
Nude video: Son of Tambuwal’s aide, two others bag jail-term
Supreme Court fixes hearing for Nov 1 in Rivers, Imo’s dispute over 17 oil wells

The Punch

Lewandowski wins European Golden Shoe ahead of Messi, Ronaldo
Arteta hails Odegaard’s leadership in Arsenal revival
Six grandchildren escape death as Ondo collapsed building kills 90-year-old, landlord held
Buhari demands PIA amendment, ignores host communities’ three per cent agitation
Five banks fined N1.4bn for forex infractions, others
Experts lament as FG spends N20bn on idle Ajaokuta Steel in six years
VAT: Uncertainty over Supreme Court hearing of Rivers, Lagos case
Our boss deploys us in Jos to kill during religious crisis – Suspected kidnapper
Six grandchildren escape death as Ondo collapsed building kills 90-year-old, landlord held
Borno spiritualist, accomplice arrested for defrauding wealth-seeking man of N16m
Our boss deploys us in Jos to kill during religious crisis – Suspected kidnapper
Tambuwal aide’s son, two others jailed four years for circulating lady’s nude photos
Buhari demands PIA amendment, ignores host communities’ three per cent agitation
Five banks fined N1.4bn for forex infractions, others
Experts lament as FG spends N20bn on idle Ajaokuta Steel in six years
Nigeria borrows fresh $4bn through Eurobonds
Mark panel races against time over pending litigation
Delta APC ex-deputy chairman tackles Omo-Agege, dismisses suspension
Plateau PDP suspends three members for working against party, holds congress
Delta Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill
Lewandowski wins European Golden Shoe ahead of Messi, Ronaldo
Arteta hails Odegaard’s leadership in Arsenal revival
10 athletes to represent Nigeria at 2022 Winter Olympics
Peak restates support for paralympians
Yousef was the sweetest human in BBNaija house, says Nini
BBNaija S6: If possible, I’d bring back Saskay, not Maria – Pere
BBNaija S6: Biggie tasks Nini to prank housemates with 24-hour exit
Sometimes, I don’t want to be called Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria – Ex-queen


N924m Debt: Court To Hear AMCON Case Against Ex-Super Eagles’ Captain Nov 11
A/Ibom Jubilee Syringe Company Produces 1.7m Syringe Daily – MD
Valuable Papers Insurance
Delta Assembly Passes Anti-Open Grazing Bill
Corps Members Warned Against Night Parties, Political Activities
Police Apprehend ‘Yahoo Boy’ Over Attempt To Slaughter Girl For Ritual
Vote Of Confidence: Kaltungo Chiefdom Applauds Governor Yahaya On Good Governance
Gombe Distributes Free Exercise Books, COVID-19 Equipment To Schools
Governor Yahaya Extends College Of Nursing & Midwifery Provost, Registrar’s Tenure By 3 Months
FOCUS ON GOMBE: Kolmani Oilfield: Gombe Signs MoU With Oil Firm For Maximum Benefits
36 Days After Assent, President Buhari Seeks Amendment To PIA
PDP Convention: Ali, Ogbulafor, Nwodo, Mu’azu Others Warn Against Imposition
Kaduna Assembly Gets New Principal Officers
APC: As Congresses Stiffen National Chairmanship Race
Rent Seekers Calling For Emefiele’s
Stock Market Declines By N17bn
Why We Partnered With FG On 2021 Investment Summit – MTN
Experts List Measures To Avert Post-harvest Losses
TotalEnergies To Canvass Africa’s Position On Upstream Oil Development At AOL
AfDB Promotes Africa’s Hydropower Modernisation With $1m
Nigeria Seeks Upward Review Of OPEC Quota
Sugar Master Plan Will Fetch Nigeria Over $700m Yearly – Dangote
Nigeria Losing Billions To Manual Operations At Seaports
FG Lists $3bn Eurobond In 3 Tranches
FG Gives Reasons For Not Endorsing OECD’s Tax Solution To Digital Economy
FG Warns Against COVID-19 Vaccination Card Racketeering
JUST-IN: King Sunny Ade’s Wife, Risikat Adegeye, Is Dead
Guinea: One Coup Too Many
VAT And FIRS Taxing Right

The Sun

FG probes fraud in COVID-19 vaccination
Nigeria editors’ conference excites corporate organisations, security agencies
Anti-open grazing law unimplementable, el–Rufai replies southern govs
Nnamdi Kanu’s suit: Court adjourns case, as FG fails to appear
2023: Northern, southern leaders join forces to fight PDP, APC
The Sun award, call to more duty –Kyari, NNPC GMD
Buhari returns petroleum industry law to NASS for amendments
N1.4bn oil subsidy fraud: Nadaba Energy absent in court, case continues today
S’Court fixes Nov. I for Rivers, Imo 17 oil wells ownership battle
Buhari asks Senate to confirm members of EFCC, upstream commission boards
..Meets Okonjo-Iweala in New York, discusses efforts to mobilise vaccines manufacturers to Nigeria
Anti-open grazing law unimplementable, el–Rufai replies southern govs
Insecurity: Masari spoke out of frustration –Ochulor, former Delta military administrator
Plateau PDP set to conduct state party congress, suspends 3 members
Price hike imminent, as Customs demands excise duty on carbonated drinks
NPA advocates alternative funding to fix port infrastructure
We’ll support youth entrepreneurship via Next Titan –SIFAX Group
Customs intercepts N9m fake malaria drug in Edo
COVID-19 pandemic: 20% of Nigerians lost jobs in 2020, says NBS/UNDP report
CAF Cup: Diri doles out N14m bonus to Bayelsa Utd
Onuachu signs new Genk deal worth N2bn
Sports Federations Elections: We’ll ensure fairness, level playing field – Dare
Italian press says… Osimhen’s new goal machine
Zulum: Fighting Boko Haram with Boko Halal
Southern governors on 2023 presidential poll
Witchcraft: A spiritual weapon (4)
Fighting corruption with modern anti-corruption model
All manner, not ‘manners’, of problems
Fani-Kayode grappling with an identity crisis
5 monsters terrorising Taraba
Back to school
PFN, TREM celebrate Okonkwo at 76
Evil forest burial in Ebonyi
Ethiopian airlines’ Independence gift to S’East
Southern governors on 2023 presidential poll
Parents provide money for children to buy ‘expo’ – Areghan, WAEC HNO

The Guardian

Experts divided over NNPC board as Buhari writes Senate to amend PIA
Marketers fail to offtake 450,000MT of cooking gas amid demand, price hike
NCC rejects operators’ plea for longer tenor on spectrum fees
PDP challenges Buhari to expose terrorism sponsors
Biden congratulates Trudeau on Canada election win
Senator deplores exclusion of Enugu from oil-producing states
Northern region in crisis, needs help to avert Afghanistan scenario, El-Rufai pleads
Individual, community compromise fuel banditry, says Kogi governor
Marwa advocates assets confiscation in drug war
ICPC arraigns ex-NIS officer for alleged certificate fraud
Oyo Amotekun arrests suspected ritualists with human parts
One dies, seven rescued in Ondo building collapse
Reflections on Akin Alofetekun’s passage
UNIMAID beat FUTMinnna 1-0 as UNN walk tight rope
Banyana Banyana overrun Super Falcons to win Aisha Buhari Cup
Oshoala, Onuachu reign as NFF-Aiteo Awards honours 1999 Super Falcons
‘Some of us became bankrupt, divorced in bid to develop women’s football’
Inter fight back at Fiorentina to reclaim top spot
Suarez fires Atletico top with late double at Getafe
Jega, Utomi, Duke, others float new political party
Tension as PDP zoning committee meets today
2022-24 MTFF/FSP and Nigeria’s dithering economy – Part 3
COVID-19 spikes global data consumption to 166 exabytes
Lingering challenges, poor infrastructure undermine Nigeria’s chances at IMO
Don hails NNPC’s financial transparency
‘Investment in youths critical for economic development’
Rape as a social hazard
The dictatorship in Edo – Part 2
Tribute to titans
Leadership and dearth of people’s policy

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