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News Headlines Sept 23, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

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Senate Approves N13.98trn 2022 Budget Projection, Retains N8.36trn Revenue Target
*Benchmarks oil at $57 per barrel, N410/$1 exchange rate *Okays crude production of 1.88mbpd, 2.23mbpd, 2.22mbpd for 2022, 2023, 2024 *Lawan backs collection of VAT by…
NNPC: Global Gas Crisis May Push Oil Prices $10 Higher in Three Months
*FG to halt OPEC allocation under-performance by October, mid-November, says Kyari *Emotions, not science, driving conversations on energy transition, Barkindo insists
Akeredolu: El-Rufai’s Attack on Southern Governors, Ploy to Externalise Banditry
Senate Passes 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP
Buhari Proposes New Amendments to PIA, Nominates Regulatory Boards
August Allocation Dips as FAAC Shares N696.965bn to FG, States, LGs
COVID-19: Okowa Lauds FG on NG-CARES
IMF Board Meets over Alleged Manipulation of World Bank ‘Doing Business’…
Adebanjo: North is a Minority Masquerading as Majority
Senator Blames Nigeria’s Debt Burden on Past Administrations
Fintechs Can Displace Oil as Nigeria’s Main FX Earner, Says Expert
Fitch Affirms FBN Holdings, First Bank ‘B-‘ Ratings
Military Claims 8,000 Boko Haram Fighters, Family Members Surrendered
House Urges Works Ministry to Commence Immediate Repairs of Federal Roads…
Parties Don’t Have Power to Zone Elective Offices, Says Olawepo-Hassim
House Urges NCC to Sanction SIM Swap Fraud Culprits
#Endsars: Senate Committee Expresses Shock at Level of Destruction in Cross…
N1.4bn Scam: EFCC Boss Explains How Nadabo Energy Boss Forged Documents
Pensioners Protest over N68bn Outstanding Gratuity
FG Vows to Prosecute Boko Haram’s Sponsors
Utomi Tasks FG to Stabilise Economy for Business Growth
Banditry: Youths Raze Commissioner’s House in Sokoto
EFCC Quizzes 25 Suspects over Alleged Oil Theft in Rivers
N5bn Debt: AMCON Takes over Former Kwara Gov’s Property
NDLEA Arrests Drug Trafficker with N2.3bn Cocaine in Abuja
African Brand Congress to Focus on AfCFTA, Brand Management
KADUNA REFINERY: PAY CASUAL WORKERS
SANWO-OLU AND BAN ON OPEN GRAZING
A’Ibom: First Vehicle Assembly Plant in South-South to Roll Out Cars…
BARRET BRINGS AKAMPONG TO NIGERIA
Oyintiloye: Democracy is all About Conflict Resolution
Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tems Clinch Nominations at 2021 AFRIMA
Nigeria Ready to Reverse Biodiversity Loss, Buhari Tells World Leaders
Ensure Speedy Dispensation of Court Cases, Osinbajo Tells State AGs
VSF Donates N42m Elevator to FMoH
Buhari Mourns Emir of Gaya
FG Showcases Nigeria’s Developmental Strides Since Independence, Says Entity Indivisible
Sacked TCN Worker Suffers Renal Disease, Appeals for Reinstatement
Sanwo-Olu Seeks Partnership between Church, Govt to Curb Social Vices
Retired Senior Police Officers Protest Poor Payment in Niger, Edo
Notorious Lagos Traffic Robber Jailed, Another Arraigned
UN Advises on Peaceful Coexistence
2023: Parties Have No Power to Zone Elective Offices, Says Olawepo-Hashim
Electoral Bill: Senate Sets up 7-man Conference Commitee on Electronic Transmission…
Insurgency: EU, UNICEF Provide Psychosocial Support to Out-of-School 5,129 Children in…
Akeredolu Laments Deplorable State of Federal Roads
Lawmakers Task Military on Final Push in Boko Haram War
Lawan Sends EFCC, Petroleum Agencies Boards Nominees to Senate Committees for…
NIHOTOUR Celebrates 2021 World Tourism Day with Skills Acquisition Programmes for…
Ondo Timber Traders Urge Akeredolu to Reopen Forest Reserves
Insurgency: Forum Expresses Satisfaction with Reconstruction of North-east
‘Ikem’s Emergence Positive for PDP to Reclaim Cross River’
FG Inaugurates Northwest Science, Mathematics Centre in Kano
Use AFCFTA as catalyst for Export Promotion, Kano Community Told
NYSC DG Tasks Members on Community Services
Lawmakers Urge FG to Provide Relief Materials to Victims of Insurgency…
Enugu Congratulates UNGA, FG on Day of Peace
Gulf of Guinea: Nigeria, Denmark Collaborate on Fight against Piracy
Gbajabiamila Greets Senator Remi Tinubu at 61
Olojo Festival 2021: Ooni Begins Seven Days Seclusion
Nicaragua Seeks Stronger Ties with Nigeria
Senate Passes Orthopaedic Hospital Establishment Bill
Navy Repositions Engineering Wing to Ensure Ships Availability
Buhari Congratulates Senator Okorocha At 59
Emmanuel’s Wife Intensifies Fight Against Teenage Pregnancy
Suleiman, Danjuma Win Edo Man/Woman of the Year Award in UK
Stock Market Down by N11bn on Loses in Banking, Consumer Good…
FG Shortlists 390,000 for CBN Nexit Skill Training
390,000 applicants for the CBN Nexit empowerment…
Operators laud SEC on Custody for Mutual Funds
Itel, Spectrum Unveil First Home Store in Lagos
9mobile Trains Media on AI-powered Capacity Building Session
Infinix Launches New Smartphone
Ekpo: The Emmanuel Administration is a Measuring Rod in Development
Ikpeazu: The State Has Failed to Protect Our People, They Have…
BudgIT at 10: Reflections on our Milestone
Stemming the Search for Greener Pastures by Nigerian Healthcare Professionals
Dr. Jeremie Zoungrana: Reaffirming BMGF’s Commitment to Support Nigeria’s Developmental Priorities
Tackling Vaccine Hesitancy Fuelled by Misinformation, Propaganda
DANGER SIGNS IN PREGNANCY (Part 4)
Primary Healthcare in Nigeria ─ Challenges Emanating from Unrealistic Obligations
BASF Leverages Micronutrients Lab to Support SMS Entrepreneurs
Basketball Legend Mutombo Meets WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala
EPL to Resume on Boxing Day after 2022 World Cup in Qatar
AISHA BUHARI CUP FALLOUT Banyana Banyana Coach Reveals Secrets for Victory over Falcons
NWFL Congress Passes Vote of Confidence on Falode’s Leadership
Oliseh Excited with Role in New Football Devt Road Map
WBA, IBF, WBO H’WEIGHT TITLES AJ Facing Toughest Fight of his Career against Usyk, Says Hearn
2023 and the Familiar Song
Editorial
GOVERNORS AND IDLE UBEC FUNDS

The Nation

Northern elders: We regret not supporting Jonathan in 2015
VAT row threatens Fed Govt’s N8.36tr 2022 revenue target
Open Grazing: Akeredolu, Okowa, Ohanaeze slam El-Rufai
Zoning: PDP North leaders take formula before panel
APC postpones state congresses by two weeks
Northeast varsities lagging behind in research, says TETFund boss
Ekene: From Meiran High School to Columbia varsity
It’s dangerous to use sniper, others as food preservatives, says NAFDAC
UK fashion brand set for Nigeria
GE boosts oncology, cancer care with technology
Economy to grow by 1.5%, says JP Morgan
‘Doctors’ strike, staff shortage disrupting our services’
Nigeria kicks against plans to stop digital taxes
LASHMA fetes enrollees during anniversary
Nigeria recorded N2.29tr fiscal deficit in Q1

The Punch

El-Rufai masquerading as leader, exporting banditry to South – Akeredolu
PDP zones national chair’s slot to South-West, North gets secretary
2023 Southern presidency sacrosanct, Afenifere backs govs
Ohanaeze demands Kanu’s release, IPOB threatens 30-day shutdown
Cooking gas: Marketers lack facilities, says NLNG, price hits N7,000
Jega, Utomi groups, others team up against APC, PDP, unveil party Oct 1
Pregnant woman, two others kidnapped in Ogun forest during prayer, abductors demand N30m
Policeman shoots protesting Julius Berger worker dead in Rivers
Court jails Lagos prince, other for cybercrime
Lagos rice trader defrauded by ‘soldier’ week after suffering burglary
Cooking gas: Marketers lack facilities, says NLNG, price hits N7,000
NPA probes fire incident at Lagos headquarters
Let private managers operate port scanners, stakeholders tell FG
Nigerian Navy lauded over building of indigenous vessels
2023 Southern presidency sacrosanct, Afenifere backs govs
Airport completion: PDP, Ebonyi clash over Umahi’s N10bn request from Presidency
Expelled Delta APC ex-deputy chairman working for PDP – Exco
IPOB’s threats won’t derail our campaigns in Anambra -APC
Osimhen is Lukaku’s heir –Zola
Golf: Nigeria Cup to tee off Sept 27
Falcons loss to South Africa, blessing in disguise – Ogunjimi
Reps begin probe of Olympics doping saga, summon minister

Leadership

Persons With Disabilities Want More Action Against Bandits, Terrorists
Civil Society Groups Hail Buhari, Emefiele Over Impact On Agric, Youth Empowerment, Others
IBB Varsity Students Protest Against Hike In Fees
Atiku Mourns Mailafia, Says He Was A Grassroot Mobiliser
Federal Govt To Establish E-Learning Centres In Public Schools
NEDC Inaugurates Multiple Projects In Adamawa
Gombe Governor Receives Report On Billiri Violent Protest
North West Has Over 150 Bandits’ Camps – Masari
Youths Damage Police Patrol Vehicle In Bauchi Over Murder Of Woman, 35
2023: Parties Lack Power To Zone Presidency, Other Elective Offices – Olawepo-Hashim
ON THE SIDELINES OF UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY: Federal Govt Pushes For Recovery Of £2bn Looted Funds
Ekiti: Former Gov, Oni, Picks PDP Governorship Form
INEC’s Power To Transmit Result Electronically Dims As Senate Raises C’ttee
Na’Abba, Utomi Welcome RNP Into Third Force Fold
Suspense In PDP As Zoning Committee Sits Today
APC Postpones State Congresses
Lagos Senator Blames Nigeria’s Debt Burden On Past Military, PDP Govts
2023: Jega, Utomi, Duke, Others Form New Political Platform
PDP Convention: Ali, Ogbulafor, Nwodo, Mu’azu Others Warn Against Imposition
Why Naira Parallel Market Rate Is Crashing
COVID-19: Civil Servants In Edo State Dash For Vaccination As Governor Enforces Order
Tonto Dikeh’s Ex-Lover, Kpokpogri, Drags Actress, DSS To Court
[EDITORIAL] No To Another ASUU Strike

The Sun

Church of Nigeria wants bandits, herders declared terrorists
Senate constitutes conference committee on 2021 Electoral Act Amendment
Senate okays N13.98trn budget projection for 2022
Zoning: NEF not speaking for 19 northern states, says Southern, Middle Belt Forum
Kaduna gov’s statement against southern govs devious –Akeredolu
The Sun Awards: I’m challenged to do more –Ganduje
New York: Yoruba nation protesters demand separate state
Biafra struggle was hijacked, merchandised – Ex-MASSOB leader
N1.4bn fuel subsidy fraud: Bawa testifies in court
Fire guts NPA headquarters in Lagos
NDLEA arrests trafficker with N2.3bn cocaine at Abuja airport
17m Nigeria children undernourished
INEC begins nationwide display of voters register tomorrow
2023: Political group that’ll rewrite constitution to emerge soon –Utomi
APC postpones State Congresses to October 16
LG Polls; APC battle ready to win with Landslide victory – Nasarawa speaker
Oni joins Ekiti guber contest, obtains PDP nomination form
Branding, customer relations key to SMEs growth —Agbeni, Bismid Cosmetics boss
LCCI: Our plan’s to drive Africa agenda, AfCFTA journey
Digitalisation’ll change civil service –BPSR
FG raises $4bn eurobonds to finance 2021 budget deficit
Review of revenue sharing formula’ll address agitation by states, LGs –RMAFC
Understanding Onu’s place in leadership
The audacity of Miyetti Allah (2)
Who’s afraid of power shift?
Travailing to the East
If 59 Awolowo Road could talk
Strike: JOHESU, NMA head for showdown
Abia North will reclaim power in 2023 –Kalu
Why traditional rulers should be given constitutional role –Eze Ohankwe
Buhari’s visit to Imo vindicates Uzodimma
Still on national chairman of APC

Daily Trust

APC Shifts State Congresses By Two Weeks
2 Years After MoU, FG’s $2.3bn Siemens Power Project Flops
FEC Approves N1.04bn For Contracts Variation
Stop Perpetuating Harmful Gender Norms
Ambassador Tuggar’s Erroneous Dig At Governor Bala Mohammed
E-Voting And Election Credibility
EDITORIAL: Stop The Jailbreaks
Kano The City Of Dabo, Where Whatever You Seek You Will Find
Senate Approves MTEF/FSP, Pegs Oil Price At $57 Per Barrel
Uncertainty As Lagos Airport Terminal Project Stalls, Contractor Abandons Work
SIM Swap Fraud: Reps Urge CBN To Prohibit Default Activation Of USSD Code
How Africa Can Benefit From Int’l Digital Economy — MainOne
Pepper Farming A Treasure Drove Many Ignore — LASU Graduate
Long Way To Reviving Education In Yobe
Bagudu’s Wife Calls For Funding To Educate Out-Of- School Children
NMC To Respond To Decline Of Mathematics Specialists
Ogun Pensioners Shut Down Governor’s Office
Fish Out Vandals Of National Assets, FCT Minister Urges Security Agents
Abuja BDC Operators Sanitise Ladi Kwali Street
Policeman Killed As Gunmen Attack Abuja Hotel
Man Impregnates Niece Twice In Ogun
3 Jailed For Internet Fraud In Kwara
Court Remands 20-Year-Old Man For Rape
Police Arraign 6 Over Theft In Kwara
10 Arraigned Over Assault On Policeman
Yahoo Boy Nabbed Trying To Behead Varsity Student In Bayelsa
2 Arraigned Over Motorcycle Theft
APC Senator Blames Nigeria’s Debt Burden On Past Administrations
Rotational Presidency Not In APC Constitution – Yahaya Bello
N5bn Debt: AMCON Takes Over Mansions Of Ex-Gov Abdulfatah Ahmed
Senate Approves MTEF/FSP, Pegs Oil Price At $57 Per Barrel
We’re Under Bandits’ Siege, Kaduna Community Cries Out
Emir Of Gaya Is Dead
2 Years After MoU, FG’s $2.3bn Siemens Power Project Flops
FEC Approves N1.04bn For Contracts Variation
UNGA: We’ll Reverse Biodiversity Loss, Buhari Tells Global Leaders
South Africa Belongs To All Those Who Live In It, Says Envoy
Leaky Roof: Our Lives In Danger – Reps’ Minority Leader
Senate Approves MTEF/FSP, Pegs Oil Price At $57 Per Barrel
Uncertainty As Lagos Airport Terminal Project Stalls, Contractor Abandons Work
SIM Swap Fraud: Reps Urge CBN To Prohibit Default Activation Of USSD Code
How Africa Can Benefit From Int’l Digital Economy — MainOne
COVID-19 Eroded 20% Full-Time Jobs In 2020 – NBS
Electoral Bill: Fresh Dust As Senate Raises Conference Panel
2023: RNP, NCFront, Other Third Force Movements To Merge
APC Postpones State Congresses To Oct 16
‘2023: Why Agitations For Power Shift Must Stop’
Ekiti 2022: Segun Oni Picks PDP Gov’ship Nomination Form
NFF Didn’t Do Enough To Have Me At Awards Night — Ex-Falcons Coach, Mabo
U-20 WCup: Falconets Fly To Douala For CAR Clash
FCT Students Receive Summer Training In Chess
CAF Reduces Oladapo’s Doping Ban To Six Months
Juve Nick First Serie A Win Of Season
Big Brother Asks Housemates To Look For Nini
Housemate’s Sibling Tackles Big Brother Over Pranks
Davido Loses Official Photographer
Toyin Abraham Speaks On ‘Beef’ With Funke Akindele
Taliban Requests To Address UN General Assembly
No Evidence Mixing Kola Nut, Lime, Ginger, Others Cures Menstrual Problems
Long Way To Reviving Education In Yobe
Bagudu’s Wife Calls For Funding To Educate Out-Of- School Children
NMC To Respond To Decline Of Mathematics Specialists
Ogun Pensioners Shut Down Governor’s Office
Fish Out Vandals Of National Assets, FCT Minister Urges Security Agents

The Guardian

Foreign cargo airlines depart empty over extortion, multiple charges
Don’t export banditry to South, Akeredolu replies El-Rufai
Crisis looms in Kano as Ganduje retains revenue boss, defies legislators
Ogun retirees protest against non-payment of N68b gratuity
Tinubu, Olujimi mourn Ajoke Adegeye, Onijan of Ijan-Ekiti
Emefiele not cause of naira’s woes, say economists
Fulani herders meet Osun government, promise to embrace ranching
Senate okays 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP frameworks
FG goes for looted £200 million in U.S.
Three die, two injured in Bauchi auto crash
Gunmen kill two cops in Enugu, cart away rifles
Rotational presidency not in APC constitution, says Bello
Centre tasks media on conflict-sensitive reports
NWFL Congress okays Falode’s leadership, picks December 8 for league kickoff
Mob razes Sokoto commissioner’s residence, destroys district head’s property
NFF hosts 33, Amstel, other sponsors in Lagos
Ozigbo promises to make South East Nigeria’s sports haven
Usyk stands between Joshua, Fury £200m double header
South West Athletics Association set agenda for talent discovery across region
Osun 2022: Senator Adeleke warms up to ‘battle’ Oyetola again
Editorial
Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 48
‘Nigeria must look inward to fund industrialisation’
‘Why AfCFTA has failed to secure requisite traction amid opportunities’
ICPC seeks regulatory intervention in cryptocurrency trading
‘How Nigeria can leverage blockchain technology for economic growth’
SEC and the burden of regulation
Succeeding against all odds!
The determinant of effective leadership
Every crime deserves its punishment
Breakthroughs in food fortification to curb diseases
Concerns over global clampdown on the unvaccinated, waning jab immunity
Experts lament high burden of cardiovascular disease in Nigeria
Association seeks integration of pharmacists into patient management teams

Tribune

Fani-Kayode’s defection: Joe Igbokwe erupts again, says APC has inflicted maximum shame on APC foot soldiers
Banditry: Seven Northern states to recruit 3,000 vigilantes —Masari
COVID-19: 20 per cent of Nigerians lost jobs in 2020 —UNDP report
Joseph Ladapo selected as Florida’s new surgeon general
Reps, other Nigerians stranded at Kano Airport
Lafarge Africa cleans Lagos market to celebrate world clean-up day
Philanthropist launches initiative to cater for indigent residents in Ekiti
Public-private dialogue model will actualize Nigeria’s economic growth ― NESG
2023: Parties can’t zone electoral offices, says Olawepo-Hashim
Amotekun arrests three men for allegedly killing 73-year-old man for money ritual
Police allegedly assault journalist in Ibadan, as Oyo NUJ calls for justice
The
Gunmen kill two men in Anambra
Quelling COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, increasing vaccine uptake need pharmacists ― PSN
661NAFH wins ISO accreditation for excellent service delivery
NGX: Investors lose N11bn as market posts ASI shed 0.05%
Marketing Edge names Olufemi Oguntamu Outstanding Young Media Brand Entrepreneur
UK Prime Minister calls on richest countries to meet $100bn climate pledge
Gbajabiamila condoles with King Sunny Ade over wife’s…
#EndSARS: Senate committee expresses shock at level of…
Joseph Ladapo selected as Florida’s new surgeon general
Reps, other Nigerians stranded at Kano Airport
Lafarge Africa cleans Lagos market to celebrate world…
Develop single-salary structure for healthcare…
Reps task Military on final push to end unrepentant…
Philanthropist launches initiative to cater for indigent…
Public-private dialogue model will actualize Nigeria’s…
Add value to your community, NYSC DG tasks corps members
Imo Police rescue kidnapped victims, arrest suspect
Police autopsy exonerates Enogie of complicity in 8-month…
2023: Parties can’t zone electoral offices, says…
Solad partner Quickteller Paypoint to offer agent banking…
FG calls for additional support in tackling food insecurity,…
Revenue Allocation: Obiano seeks 50% for state, as RMAFC…
Argentina seeks Nigeria’s support for White Helmets…
Ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu, denies money recovered in his Kaduna…
Digital entrepreneurship crucial to sustainable digital…
Gbajabiamila condoles with King Sunny Ade over wife’s…
Ohanaeze counters IPOB on Kanu, says shutting down…
Police confirm burning of Sokoto commissioner’s house,…
Inuwa appoints acting Accountant General
Truck crushes corps member to death in Benin
Lagos prince, one other sentenced over cybercrime
#EndSARS: Senate committee expresses shock at level of…
How 20,000 applicants jostled for final ‘Gulder Ultimate…
Develop single-salary structure for healthcare…
IPOB threatens one-month total lockdown over Kanu’s…
Kogi Assembly confirms Justice Olorunfemi as Chief Judge
Joseph Ladapo selected as Florida’s new surgeon general
Reps task Military on final push to end unrepentant…
Imo Police rescue kidnapped victims, arrest suspect
APC state congress to hold October 16
Reps kick against exclusion of Rivers State from World Bank…
Reps, other Nigerians stranded at Kano Airport
Lafarge Africa cleans Lagos market to celebrate world…
Police autopsy exonerates Enogie of complicity in 8-month…
Argentina seeks Nigeria’s support for White Helmets…
Buhari pledges to tackle, reverse biodiversity loss
Philanthropist launches initiative to cater for indigent…
Public-private dialogue model will actualize Nigeria’s…
Truck crushes corps member to death in Benin
2023: Parties can’t zone electoral offices, says…
Lagos prince, one other sentenced over cybercrime
Digital entrepreneurship crucial to sustainable digital…
Ohanaeze counters IPOB on Kanu, says shutting down…
How 20,000 applicants jostled for final ‘Gulder Ultimate…
Amotekun arrests three men for allegedly killing 73-year-old man for money ritual
Court sentences son of Sokoto governor’s aide, two others to…
Editorial
Borrowing: NASS’ unconscionable approvals
2023: The North, South’s battle of wits over zoning
APC remains the strongest party in Ogun, will win 2023 elections…
Plateau PDP suspends erring members
‘Every day, you look around and you can’t find any Igbo among Service Chiefs, is…
Only members that have something to hide are defecting to APC —PDP…
As Plateau struggles to find peace
Group begs NDC to get bail for Nigerian cleric incarcerated in South…
Progress of Ilogbo-Ekiti is of utmost importance —Oba Ajayi
Edo varsity VC hails accreditation of law faculty
International Literacy Day: YEDIS distributes writing materials to…
Ogun govt distributed more wheelchairs to special needs children
AFRIMA releases 2021 nominees list

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