News Headlines Sept 25, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 25, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


UN Secretary General Urges Buhari to Ensure Stability Of West Africa
Buhari Approves Redeployment of Five Permanent Secretaries
News in Photographs: Buhari in New York for UN General Assembly
At UNGA, Buhari Asks World Leaders to Unite Against Unconstitutional Takeover of Power
For the Record: Buhari’s Address at UN General Assembly (Full Text)
Amaechi: FG Opening Maritime to Huge Investment Opportunities with Wreck Removal
Senator Faults FG’s Approach to Farmers/Herders Clashes
Rivers Declares Free Medical Services for Pregnant Women
Tanker Drivers’ Protest in Niger State Takes New Turn
NUJ President: It’s Crude Politics Linking Me with IPOB
Sanwo-Olu Compensates Deceased Policemen’s Families with N20m
Bitcoin Tumbles as China Declares Cryptocurrency Transactions Illegal
Sports Ministry Warns Army over Dehumanisation of NYSC Members
Sports Ministry Warns Army over Dehumanisation of NYSC Members
Gov Yahaya Implores Security Chiefs to Stop ‘Afghanistan’ …
Zulum to Fast Track Completion of Borno Teaching Hospital
Sultan Urges NARD to Call off Strike
Osinbajo: FG Spent N8.9trn on Infrastructure Devt in Six Years
Christian Unity More Paramount Now Than Ever, Says Dogara
IATA Alleges Nigerian Travel Agents Issuing Fake Flight Tickets for BTA
Ikpeazu Slams Police for Shooting at Protesting Students, Wants Trigger Happy Officers Punished
Buhari: 25m Nigerians Will Have Access to Solar Energy By 2030
Rainoil Expands, Unveils Adamawa Retail Outlet
Amaechi Speaks Against ‘Politicisation’ of Railway Development
Siju Iluyomade to Stage Global Arise Walk
Akwa Ibom Commissioner Celebrates 35th Marriage Anniversary
Yar’Adua: I’m Still Making Consultations on Katsina Governorship
In Praise of President Buhari
Buhari Approves Redeployment of Five Permanent Secretaries
Sultan Appeals to Resident Doctors to Call off Strike
FG Issues Security Alert Ahead of Independence Anniversary
House of Reps Committee Chair Lauds Akwa Ibom”s Investment in Aviation…
Osun at 30: Aregbesola Absent as Past Governors, Other Citizens Get Honours
Trailer, Tanker Drivers Protest in Niger, Lock down Bida
North-east Insurgents Damage N1.7bn Power Facilities in Nine Months, Says FG
Stop Dehumanising Corps Members, Sports Ministry Tells Army Personnel
Lush Hair Signs New Brand Ambassador
Dufil Emerges Brand of the Year at Leadership Award
Firm Unveils Plans for Exhibition& Fair
Xiaomi Enters Nigeria Market with Redmi 10
CVE Delivers Innovative Housing Solutions
APC on Route to Sinking
Peterside, Freeman, Highlight Modern Day Maritime
CISLAC Wants Dirty Money Stamped Out in Politics
Charles Nwodo Honoured
Kunle Afolayan’s Swallow Premieres October 1
‘Charge and Bail’ for Cinemas October 15
Victor Osimhen Defenders’ Nightmare
Fans Commend Sanwo-Olu for Hosting Aisha Buhari Cup
Chelsea, City Re-enact Champions League Final
Wilfred Ndidi: Still Ranks Amongst the Best
WACOT Rice Signs Sponsorship Deal with Kebbi Fishers
Madrid vs Villarreal, Inter vs Atalanta on DStv, GOtv
How South Can Win 2023 Presidential Election

The Nation
Buhari to world leaders: Reject coups in West Africa
FG issues security alert ahead 61st independence anniversary
Widow asks court to exclude Helen Prest from husband’s estate
Buhari to world leaders: Reject coups in West Africa
PDP: Atiku, Tambuwal, Saraki push for national chair from South
Nigeria’s oil-based economy on verge of collapse – Sanusi
New York Times features Mo Abudu
Jeweller drags Bobrisky for allegedly buying gold on credit
Davido’s lawyer, Prince pays tribute to late photographer
Couple arrested for killing, secretly burying ‘stubborn’ 20-years-old son
Unemployment, causes and way out
NCC arrests three, impounds N10m pirated Soyinka book, others
#BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I’ve been single since 2015- Whitemoney
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Nine housemates win N2.25million
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Saga would do anything for DJ Cuppy or sisters
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Emmanuel admits admiring Nancy Isime
Crisis in Ekiti PDP over petition on ward delegates’ list
NMA, affiliates meet October 2 to decide on strike notice to FG
Railway revitalisation to cost $37.8bn, says Amaechi
Reps: House won’t pass laws that’ll deny govt of revenue
#EndSARS: Lagos panel awards N19.25m to six police brutality victims
NCC arrests three, impounds N10m pirated Soyinka book, others
Counter protests at Nigerian embassy in New York
Mines and Steel Minister Ogah woos investors
FG issues security alert ahead 61st independence anniversary
Police rescue debtor tied over N4.6m
ICPC arraigns PRODA DG for alleged N23.5m fraud
Wanted: A Nigerian as Africa’s best
What you should know about sex and headaches
A luminous star goes home
Osimhen is physically, mentally strong, says Caputo
D’Tigress dubbed WNBA team of Africa
Raducanu splits with coach after US Open win
Osimhen is physically, mentally strong, says Caputo
Chuba Okadigbo (1941-2004) may we never forget
Thumbs up for troops in war against terror
NMA, affiliates meet October 2 to decide on strike notice to FG

The Punch

Govs split over multi-billion naira #EndSARs victims’ compensation
How hoodlums killed Lagos police chief with master’s in law months to retirement
Unguarded dog bites off Ondo undergrad’s private parts
How hoodlums killed Lagos police chief with master’s in law months to retirement
Customs seize N1.2bn drugs, rice, others in Lagos
Kidnappers release Ekiti lovers on wedding eve, event postponed
Dismissed Lagos sergeant remanded over murder of 18-year-old admission seeker
World’s largest container ship arrives UK
Foreign exchange inflow falls to $4.97bn
2,463 farmers benefit from FG’s agric intervention programme
Sexual approach, privacy invasion top children online risks –NCC
APC national convention and the zoning dilemma
Akeredolu canvasses second term for Oyetola
2022: Ekiti will vote based on personalities, not parties — Famuyibo

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich beat Furth to go 3 points clear
Raducanu drops coach who led her to US Open triumph
Greatest Serena, pioneer of tennis intimidation, turns 40
Joshua eyes 25th career win against Usyk
BBNaija S6: Sunday live show tagged ‘Most Epic Eviction Twist’
Wizkid tops Burna Boy, Davido in AFRIMA 2021 nominations
Sex-for-roles, order of the day in Nollywood, Charity Nnaji insists
Iyabo Ojo, Muka Ray, others to bring ‘Okrika’ to TV screens


Delta APC Vows To Sanction Moles, Impostors
Ebonyi Community Laments 7 Years Of Power Outage
Tragedy As Father, Daughter Kill Son In Imo
Zoning Of Presidency Not In APC Constitution, Says APC Chieftain
Abia Launches Security Fund, Residents’ Card
FMDQ Exchange Lists Prima Corporation N3.57bn CP
Verve Partners NIMC To Improve National ID Management System
MTN Moves To Strengthen $10bn Nigeria-US Bilateral Trade
Prioritising Piracy War In Maritime Sector
Blocking Leakages In Maritime Sector For Economic Prosperity
Buhari Seeks Debt Forgiveness For Nigeria, Others At UNGA
Abia Launches Security Fund, Residents’ Card
FMDQ Exchange Lists Prima Corporation N3.57bn CP
Verve Partners NIMC To Improve National ID Management System
MTN Moves To Strengthen $10bn Nigeria-US Bilateral Trade
Prioritising Piracy War In Maritime Sector
Experts Explain How VAT Collection By States Will Work
PSN Calls For Federal Govt Intervention In Industrial Pharmacy
The NDDC Forensic Report
FLASHPOINT- 2023: Zoning Or No Zoning
Mailafia And Suspicious Angel Of Death

The Sun

Anti-open grazing: Southern groups attack El-Rufai
Love, sacrifices keeping our marriage going – JJC Skillz, Funke Akindele’s husband
Kalu extols Ladoja’s virtues, as ex-Oyo gov turns 77
How okada riders hacked police officer to death in Lagos –Eyewitnesses
Power rotation: Southern leaders, MBF slam Northern elders
Buhari at UN calls for term limits for African leaders
Achike Udenwa: If you kill Nnamdi Kanu, another will rise
Buhari spent N8.9trn on infrastructure in 2020 –Osinbajo
Tears, eulogies, as Pastor Danjuma goes home
FG set to revive the nation’s STI to suit the 21st century demands
Regional integration: Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire meet over reform of ECOWAS
Kebbi Govt, UBEC to build N450m smart primary school
Proposed farm settlements by FG a ploy to reintroduce RUGA, cattle colonies
Eradicating dirty money from Nigeria’s political space
We have a superior message and development plan for Anambra — Ozigbo
Trial of Osun APC splinter group members begins Oct 22
Felman backs Cavani leaving Man U
Emerson: Mancini pushed me to leave Chelsea
Figo: CR7 right to choose Man U over Man City
Barca job: Laporta shortlists Leeds manager, Bielsa
Man City challenges Man U for Dembele
Rohr lauds Samuel Kalu
Osimhen: COVID-19, injury dealt with me
… Super Eagles striker makes Serie A Team of the Week
Joshua, Usyk: In heavyweight title showdown
Man U vs Aston Villa (12:30): CR7 poised to increase goals tally
Suarez lands incredible goalscoring feat
Pep seeks revenge against Tuchel
Obesere mourns late pillar of Nigerian music industry, Dudu Heritage
I say a lot through music-KGold Rahp
Oscars 2022: Nigeria calls for films submission
With zero integrity, how can we have confidence in our leaders?
How to treat obsessive love disorder
People with dyslexia are not dull, shouldn’t be mocked
Danjuma Tafawa Balewa: To my Pastor, buried on Tuesday
Why mediation of business disputes is invaluable
Reno Omokri and Catholic Use of Images
Rohr lauds Samuel Kalu
… Nigerian star tipped for 20-plus goals
Iheanacho’s a great finisher – Lookman
Heyfashu U17 tourney: Diamond FA, Heyfash battle for top honours
Kumuyi: How I started Deeper Life with 15 persons in 1973
How we cope raising an only child
Excitement as Otunba Akinwumi becomes new Saloro of Usi-Ekiti
20-year-old drugs peddler: Why I make cookies laced with hard drugs

Daily Trust

Telecom Shutdown: Zamfara, Sokoto Residents Relive Difficulties, Hopes
FG Explains ‘Perceived’ Delay In Completing Keffi-Makurdi Road
Oil Revenue: Nigeria’s Economy About To Collapse, Ex-Emir Sanusi Raises Alarm
Bandits Attack Shinkafi, Ransack Police Stations
Drug Abuse: Psychiatric Patients Flock Hospitals In Calabar, Awka
$1.2m NNPC ‘Bribe’ Used To Finance Jonathan, Buhari Elections – Report
Kabba Jailbreak And Plights Of Awaiting Trial Inmates
Festivals Can Revamp Nigerian Film Industry, Promote Peace – Israel Audu
BBnaija: I Went To Represent The North – Yousef
Future Face Africa To Expose Promising African Talents To The World
Anything Is Possible In Lagos In Two Weeks
Mixed Reactions Trail Kano’s Ban On Movies Showing Kidnapping, Other Vices
When The World Gets Weird
Part II: 3 Skills I Would Learn If I Were A Teenager
Bees: Nature’s Elite Pollinators
Column No.6: Revisiting Nigeria’s Unfortunate ‘Rock Stars’
When My Mentor Dies On My Birthday Tribute To Late Brig. Gen. A. I. Olurin (Rtd)
Kida, Umar Rekindle Bitter Rivalry Ahead NBBF Elections
Real Firing On All Cylinders As Villarreal Come To Town
Chelsea’s Tuchel Looks To Extend Promising Start Against City
How 20-Year-Old Was Killed And Buried By His Parents In Imo
Report: How 2019 Elections Were Funded With ‘Bribes’ From Europe
FG Spent N8.9trn On Infrastructure In 2020 – Osinbajo
UNGA: Buhari Seeks Debt Cancellation For Developing Countries
Controversy Over NYSC’s Advice To Corps Members On Ransom Payment
2023: PDP Zoning Committee Considers South For National Chairmanship
Lagos PDP: Uncertainty Over Chairmanship As Members Await Congress
Ward Rejects Suspension Of Borno PDP Chieftains
Anambra Election Determines Chances Of Igbo Producing President – APC
She Only Complained Of Stomach Ache, Nkechi Blessing Breaks Silence On Mother’s Death
PHOTOS: Rahama Sadau Honoured In India
Why Iran Should Never Be Allowed To Develop Nuclear Weapons – Saudi Arabia
China Promises To Introduce Unique Grass Technology To Nigeria
Makurdi Residents Worry As Cult Activities Escalate
Man Arrested With N2.3bn Cocaine At Abuja Airport
Editorial: Attacks Must Not Return To Abuja-Kaduna Highway

The Guardian

Anti-open grazing laws: Police mum over enforcement
Court remands Sergeant who shot teenager to death in Lagos
‘Women should pay attention to opportunities around them’
Operatives arrest Benue militia kingpin, Azonto
Nigeria needs strong leadership to tackle woes, says Wike
ICPC arraigns PRODA DG for alleged N23.5m fraud
Ikpeazu condemns shooting of protesting students by police
Truck drivers protest in Adamawa, Niger, block roads
Ekiti raises alarm over cholera outbreak
Lalong warns against fanning embers of hatred, disunity
Ex-VC alleges failure of government at all levels
Institute moves to help organisations embed remote working structure
Foundation pledges capacity building for Nigerian women
800-year-old human remains discovered in Peru
Joshua promises to ‘deliver’ in heavyweight showdown with Usyk
Chelsea’s Tuchel looks to extend promising start against City
How important is the football field to African football?
Falconets confident as race to Costa Rica begins in Douala
Desire Oparanozie… A Super Falcons heroine in Cameroon, villain in Lagos
New board members emerge after Cricket Federation elections across the country
From Streets Of South Africa, Amapiano Finds Home In Naija
Lex Ash… Soothing Love Sounds From Zen Master
Toni Payne: I decided to go into photography fully after I left the music industry
The price of a life
At Child Protection Day, Sanwo-Olu hails signing of Sex Offenders Register into law
Questions to ask your child after a school day
Everything you need in life is in your calling and purpose
Lamboginny releases Food Is Ready
At UK Concert, firms showcase Edo Music prowess
Dampte, Buju, Nizzy team up in Pepe
13 Letters premieres on Gidibox Live Cinema October 1
UNWTO backs future of Tourism World Summit in Barcelona
Malnutrition: When insecurity, inflation endanger the Nigerian child
Anambra dog tragedy: Understanding personalities of foremost domesticated animal
Ushbebe: Knowing if I don’t work hard, I won’t eat, inspires me


Boko Haram terrorists now training bandits in Kaduna, other North-West states ― Military sources
FG voted N8.9trn for infrastructure ― Osinbajo
At United Nations, Buhari expresses concern over unconstitutional takeover of power in West Africa
NASEI, NGO’s to build skill acquisition centre in Kebbi
Folarin facilitates ICT training for traders, artisans
Ekiti 2022: Kolawole picks governorship nomination form, says ‘We’ll deliver Ekiti for PDP’
Gana’s 2nd in command arrested
Goose that’s laying the golden egg for Nigeria about to die, says ex-Emir of Kano, Sanusi
Lagos Police confirms death of CSP, attack of DPO, others during raid on motorcycle riders
I got N100,000 share for kidnapping Bethel High School students ― Gang leader
We demanded $200,000 ransom for our victims ― Kidnap suspect
COVID-19: Agbami isolation centre closed, Oyo govt gives reason
How to Identify ID Fraud
PDCRM inducts 12 business leaders to enhance human capacity, national development
UK Prime Minister calls on richest countries to meet $100bn climate pledge
Prophetess dies 48 hours after conviction for manslaughter
My wife fights my female customers, threatens to pour acid on me —Husband
(FOR THE RECORD): Buhari’s speech at the 76th United Nations General…
[UPDATE] No easy solution to human rights abuses, poverty, inequality…
Imo Police arrest father, siblings for murder of younger…
NASEI, NGO’s to build skill acquisition centre in…
Folarin facilitates ICT training for traders, artisans
Corps member assault: NAWOJ demands stringent action against…
Court remands dismissed police officer over alleged killing…
Ikpeazu condemns police shooting of protesting students over…
Ahead of PDP ward congress, Arapaja preaches peace, unity
Gidi box office’s ‘13 Letters’ set for October 1 cinema…
Ughelli killing: Soldiers, police deployed to hot spot
Runaway inmate arrested in Edo almost one year after…
2023: Help us clean up the Voters Register, INEC pleads with…
Abductors release kidnapped lovers 24hrs to wedding in Ekiti
Dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed in Delta community over killing…
Alleged N1bn fraud: Why EFCC invited me ― Shinkafi
Jide Kosoko, Dele Odule eulogise veteran filmmaker, Wale…
Dutse LG loses N30m annually to ghost workers ― Report
‘We don’t want unnecessary provocations from our…
Lagos govt accelerates construction work on Lekki Regional…
Ekiti govt alerts residents over suspected outbreak of…
Bauchi set to recruit 111 medical doctors, 220 midwives to…
2021 IGBO DAY: Ohanaeze prescribes prayerful celebration
Debts, VAT and states’ gold mines
Henkel to support communities with creation of local entrepreneurs
Instagram and mental health of teenage girls
Futile revolt of political jobbers in Oyo
Cryptocurrency and cyber theft: Issues of global concern
The man-made apocalypse hovering over us
2023: The North, South’s battle of wits over zoning
Consistent depreciation of naira killing businesses in Nigeria—Adegboye,…
Holistic care of Sickle Cell disorder
AAUA moves against indecent dressing on campus
Parents charged on need to give children qualitative education
Edo varsity VC hails accreditation of law faculty
International Literacy Day: YEDIS distributes writing materials to…
Sunny Ade’s wife for burial September 29
Jogging at 70 years


Igbo governors keeping S/East down, scheming to be VP, Ndigbo lament
FG seeking alternative funding to modernise railways — Amaechi
UNGA: Buhari urges world leaders to reject coups in West Africa
Police officer lynched by okada riders had premonition of his death, say colleagues
The NNPC Board Intrigues: Winners and losers
Farmer kills brother for gossiping about him
AfCFTA: SON charges electrical dealers on quality
Father, daughter arrested for killing, burying son in Imo
Ijeshatedo killing: Killer cop dismissed, to face murder trial
UNGA: Buhari urges world leaders to reject coups in West Africa
Lagos brutal murder of a policeman
VAT War: PNG backs southern Govs, says it’s part of restructuring
FG expends N8.9 trillion on Infrastructure says Vice President
2023: S’West, not S’East deserves APC Presidential ticket — Yakasai
Halting acts of lawlessness by herdsmen
FG seeking alternative funding to modernise railways — Amaechi
South Sudan ‘determined never to go back to war’
Insecurity: History and bleeding of the North
We are getting somewhere on security, President Buhari tells Netherlands PM
Security: Police ban illegal installation of cyber networks in Zamfara
Augustine Chike Anisha @ 98: A forerunner downed by age, illness
Buhari lauds America’s support for Nigeria in fight against terrorism
Rising infrastructure vandalism
Ladipo now Executive Director of Starlite Group
We are getting somewhere on security, Buhari tells Netherlands PM
Teenager drowns in open water in Kano
INEC, National Assembly, 5G and an overburdened NCC
FRSC warns public on fake screening exercise
Ethnicity, bane of Nigeria’s development – Amaechi
RCCG engage youths on staggering global unemployment
Nigeria to provide electricity to 5m households by 2030 – Buhari
IGCNA pledges fanfare as Nigeria Cup tees off Monday
Governor Obaseki’s COVID-19 head-scratcher
How important is the football field to African football?
66 % of Nigerian organisations vulnerable to phishing attacks —Sophos
Election: PDP alleges undue relocation of collation, distribution centers in Igabi LG
Akwa Ibom blazing trail in aviation, infrastructure — Garba Shehu
FG bothers only about oil pipeline in N-Delta — Nnimmo Bassey
Nigeria moves to increase trade relations with Iran
Alleged Murder of 18-yr-old Girl: Court remands dismissed Police sergeant
Truck drivers block Bida/Mokwa/Kwara roads in protest
INEC, National Assembly, 5G and an overburdened NCC

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