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News Headlines Sept 26, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

UNGA: House Minority Caucus Faults Boko Haram Weakened Claim by Buhari
At UNGA, Buhari Says Boko Haram, Though Weakened, Still Preying on Soft Targets
Continue VAT Collection in all States, Finance Minister Directs FIRS
Oil Price Nears Three-year High, Trades at $78.09 a Barrel
Ahead of 61st Independence Anniversary, FG Issues Security Warning
Again, Sanwo-Olu Promises to Complete Light Rail Projects in 2023
Nigeria Living on Borrowed Times Without Restructuring, Afenifere Warns
Udom: Opponents Plotted to Derail Our Govt, But We Survived
Breaking: Oleksandr Usyk Beats Anthony Joshua
Australia’s Nuclear-powered Attack Boats: US-UK Magouilles or France’s Independent Dependency?
We’re Not Aware of Any Parallel PDP Ward Congress in Oyo,…
Stop Ritual Attacks and Killings
Reviewed Auto Policy will be Out Very Soon, Says FG
Chelsea Manager, Tuchel Dismisses Guardiola Rivalry
Yar’Adua: I’m Still Making Consultations on Katsina Governorship
Lagos Govt Affirms Commitment to Bridge Infrastructure Gap with PPP
Buhari: We are Making Progress in Tackling Nigeria’s Security Challenge
Rohr Lauds Kalu’s Heroics against Montpelier
Anti-open Grazing Laws Test Southern Governors’ Unity
Marwa’s Record-breaking Drug War
Confronting Medical Insecurity in Nigeria
AUWAL RAFSANJANI: HIS LIFE AS ACTIVIST AND PATRIOT
Makanjuola at 70: Kind Teacher, Charitable Matriarch
Mariam Longe Living Healthy as A Working Mother
HighLife With KAYODE ALFRED
LATEEPHAT YOYINSOLA MAKANJUOLA AT 70
Anthony Joshua Loses Heavyweight Title Belts to Usyk
Brentford Hold Liverpool in Six-goal Thriller
Seven-star Falconets Hammer CAR 7-0
D’Tigress Chasing Third Consecutive African Title in Yaounde
Public Officers as Ethnic Champions

The Nation

Strike: NARD gives FG 72 hours to pay withheld salaries, others
BAROMETER
The unending VAT uproar
Diri and changing face of development in Bayelsa
Enugu group frowns at attacks on Ambassador Onoh, cautions Foreign Affairs minister
‘Registration of BDCs by IBB behind naira’s current woes’
Nigerian in name, foreign to the bones
Real men of God don’t preach prosperity, says Uti Nwachukwu
Ighodalo’s solution for pain, death
Bobrisky a man with hot temper, says former PA
Timber traders beg Akeredolu to lift ban on logging
The unending VAT uproar
‘We are set to dislodge clique holding Abia down’
Diri and changing face of development in Bayelsa
Social injustice major cause of Nigeria’s security challenges – Olusanya
Baba-Ahmed, el-Rufai not all they’re cracked up to be
COME LET’S DO THE SING-ALONG
7,000 youths now beneficiaries of CBN’ Anchor Borrowers in Ogun
Man, 25, conspires with two others to kill sibling in Kwara
Clampdown on fintech firms threatens over $1b investment
‘We are set to dislodge clique holding Abia down’
Diri and changing face of development in Bayelsa
Firm bags digital marketing awards
NAPTIP, NANS laud Miss Campus Naija Reality TV show
The poverty of politics in postcolonial Africa
Firm bags digital marketing awards
Enugu group frowns at attacks on Ambassador Onoh, cautions Foreign Affairs minister
‘Registration of BDCs by IBB behind naira’s current woes’
African Media Agency founder anchors PBA webinar
Ogun to host treasure hunt reality show
Lagos rail projects to become operational in 2023, says Sanwo-Olu
New recruits would strengthen anti-drug war – Marwa
COVID-19: Over 4.6m Nigerians vaccinated against COVID-19
Churchillian sucker punch
Ebeledike plans big for PH Ladies Open

The Punch

Agitations for secession in South real, North shouldn’t toy with zoning – Okupe
‘One chance’ robbers torture, dispossess commuter of laptop, money, phones
BBNaija: I didn’t feel need to reveal my mum was a senator –Jackie B
Striking resident doctors adamant, issues fresh ultimatum on payment
More banks to publish lists of forex defaulters
Telecom blackout: Killings, abductions continue in Zamfara, two-week shutdown extended
Why we’ll advise businesses to pay Sept VAT to FIRS – LCCI
My breasts get me the most attention —Opeyemi Adetunji
‘One chance’ robbers torture, dispossess commuter of laptop, money, phones
Ogun banks shut over robbers’ threat, ignore police assurance
Bus crushes two to death, injures seven in Ogun
Task force men chase okada rider to death on Lagos highway
More banks to publish lists of forex defaulters
NNPC denies funding 2019 elections with bribes from oil traders
Finding capable, experienced hires in Nigeria challenging – OPay boss
How to avoid bearing failure
Soludo presents manifesto, confident of election victory
Kaduna LG poll: Low turnout, faulty voting machines mar polls
2023: PDP may retain 2016 zoning formula for national chair, 20 other positions
ECOWAS, AU perplexed as coups creep back in Africa
Ukrainian challenger outpoints Joshua, clinches heavyweight titles
Villa stun United to claim second victory in 38 years
Falcons needs overhauling – Ex-players, NFF
BBNaija: I didn’t feel need to reveal my mum was a senator –Jackie B
Tonto Dikeh was ‘scammed’ with love –Doris Ogala
Many actors dying, need help —Bob-Manuel Udokwu

Leadership

Liberian Fire Chief Seeks Support From Nigeria
Federal Govt Begs Truck Drivers To Clear Blockade On Bida-Lambata Road
PSN Urges Buhari To Sign Pharmacy Bill Into Law
UK Changes Int’l Travel Rules For Nigeria, Others From October 4
Kaduna Varsity Graduates 9,665 Students, Inaugurate Emir Sanusi As Chancellor
UBA Publishes Names Of Forex Policy Defaulters
Infidelity, Infertility Fuelling Paternity Fraud In Nigeria – Experts
[EDITORIAL] Time To Name Terrorism Sponsors
Keeping Your Money Secure In Your Bank Account (II) SEPTEMBER 26, 2021
IEDs Kills Scores Of Soldiers, CJTF In Borno
SNUBBED BY TRUMP: Africa Remains On Backburner In 8 Months Of Biden Presidency
UBA Publishes Names Of Forex Policy Defaulters
Keeping Your Money Secure In Your Bank Account (II)
Man United Fall To Aston Villa At Old Trafford
Jesus On Target As City End Chelsea Unbeaten Run

The Sun

Third Force: APC, PDP will crumble before 2023 – Jackson-Lekan Ojo, APC stalwart
Another oil crisis looms as NUPENG begins strike on October 8
Bianca Ojukwu shuns APGA guber flag off
Coronavirus has killed over 2,000 Nigerians –Ehanire
IPOB, Yoruba nation agitators dare Buhari in New York
2023: God‘ll be against Jonathan getting automatic presidential ticket in APC – Nabena, ex-party spokesman
I want to redefine African film with African stories –Sandra Bremaud, filmmaker
US support made difference in terrorism fight –Buhari
New Narcotic assistants ‘ll strengthen Nigeria’s anti-drug war –Marwa
Passports: FG sets up special task force to clear backlogs in Ikoyi office
Akeredolu hails Olumakaiye over elevation to archbishop
LG election: APC’ll sweep 17 council areas in Plateau –Lalong
Soludo, Uba shun Anambra guber debate as Ozigbo, others present manifestos
PDP Ward Congress: Makinde calls for unity among members
Economy: PDP under fire for attacking Emefiele
Anambra 2021: Group rallies support for Ozigbo, vows to deliver him
Edo PDP group bemoans lopsided BoT appointments
Gulder Ultimate Search partners MultiChoice for pan-African broadcast
Criminals keeping weapons, drugs with Almajiri – TUC
PIA 2021: ICSAN takes position, calls for strict enforcement
AfCFTA: SON to standardise products of 40m SMEs
Air Peace takes delivery of 4th Embraer 195-E2 jet, 3 more to arrive in weeks
Felman backs Cavani leaving Man U
Emerson: Mancini pushed me to leave Chelsea
Even at 100, I won’t be old fashioned, say Stella Daramola @50
Why are people above 50 dying more nowadays?
Judicial banditry in Nigeria 2
Fake pastors and prophets of doom
Stand out for Christ
Evil communication
From devastation to restoration
ISWAP kills 4 soldiers, injures 15 others in Borno ambush
We must avoid religious crisis for progressive Nigeria –Rev. Pam
Gulder Ultimate Search partners MultiChoice for pan-African broadcast
Kwara NSCDC nabs man, 25, for killing sibling for money ritual
Police in Delta kill man, 29, on birthday
Policeman arrested for raping Abiapoly student
Enugu group frowns at attacks on Ambassador Onoh, cautions Foreign Affairs minister
Osagie Ehanire: Playing the Ostrich in time of need

The Guardian

2023 Presidency: Options available to South if North fails to shift grounds
Stakeholders move to transform Nigeria’s maritime industry to sub-regional hub
Plugs in Southern governors’ coalition
Ethnic differences, politics affecting railway modernisation — Amaechi
Nine months after closure, completion date for airport link bridge remains uncertain
Sanwo-Olu advocates COVID-19 vaccine equity at global citizen live concert
COVID-19: 4, 680,000 Nigerians vaccinated so far — NPHCDA
Reps caucus berates Buhari over UNGA speech
CSOs to provide legal support to incarcerated #EndSARS protesters
Interrogating consumption Tax as VAT crisis deepens
Education experts task students on excellence
Ministry equips 2000 youths with leadership skills
Rebuilding Lagos Trust Fund sets for action
Nambia: A timeline of Germany’s brutal colonial history
Usyk dethrones Joshua as World heavyweight champion
Falconets thump Wild Beasts 7-0 In FIFA U-20 Qualifier
Otis humbled as D’Tigress chase three consecutive African titles
Real Madrid frustrated by Villarreal after Atletico beaten by Alaves
Gueye strike sets up PSG win without Messi
Brentford deny Liverpool in six-goal share of the spoils
AbdulRazak: Torn between politicking and service in Kwara
‘Why CSOs must mobilise against dirty money in politics’
2023 Poll: APC crisis deepens in Adamawa over guber ticket
UNILAG, federal ministry of education and the grand cover up
Editorial: Low registration of births

Daily Trust

JUST IN: Anthony Joshua Loses World Titles
EDITORIAL
Presidential Power Initiative Must Not Fail
Bayelsa Battles To Evacuate, Rehabilitate Lunatics From Streets
Reminiscences With Prof Adamu Baikie
Battle For APC National Chairmanship
Should Nigerians Resort To Self Defence?
UNGA: Buhari Hid The Ugly Reality Of His Government From World Leaders – PDP Reps
Bandits Kill Two, Abduct Teacher In Kaduna
Buhari: With Super Tucano Aircraft, Other Helicopters, End Of Security Challenges Now A Matter Of Time
PDP Kicks As Electoral Commission Postpones Rescheduled Elections In 2 LGAs
‘Mastermind’ Of Attack On Police Patrol Team Dies In Custody
PODCAST: Marriage And Infidelity: Who Cheats More?
COVID-19: UK Recognises 4 Vaccines Used In Nigeria – Envoy
Gunmen Abduct Woman, Two Children In Kwara
Akwa Ibom @ 34: Osinbajo Commissions Dakkada Towers, Flags Off Dakkada Luxury Estate
Protest Rocks Bayelsa Over Death Of Suspect In Police Custody
How FG’ll Save N15bn From Ground Handling Charges
Nigeria’s Cocoa Output May Drop Over Weather, Rising Input Cost
October Convention: Intrigues As S/West Battles For PDP Chairmanship
What Should Guide APC In Picking Buhari’s Successor – Waziri Bulama
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
Dominant Man City End Chelsea’s Unbeaten Start
Finidi George Wins First Game As Enyimba Coach
Rubicon Polo Resort Holds Maiden Tourney
Bekele To Attempt Marathon World Record
26 NPFL Players Invited To Abuja Camp For Congo Invitational Tourney
As A Muslim, I Prayed 5 Times On BBNaija, Says Yousef
‘You Never Left My Side For One Day’, Davido Mourns Official Photographer
Belgium, Nigeria, France Can Ensure Peace In Sahel Region – Ambassador
Tomato Industry In Limbo As FG, CBN Interventions Fail
Jos Crisis: Farmers, Crop Sellers Declare Multi-Million-Naira Losses
Beware Of Thieves, AFAN Advises Farmers As Harvest Begins
Price Of Soya Beans May Rise Further, Farmers Warn
Tackle Post-harvest Loses Now Or Face Hunger, African Leaders Urged

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