News Headlines Sept 28, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 28, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Northern Govs: South’s Call for Power Shift Unconstitutional
Bandits Attack Two Kaduna Communities, Kill 32
Bandits Attack Joint Base, Kill Military Personnel in Sokoto
Ahead of October Launch, eNaira Platform Goes Live
Lai Mohammed: COVID-19 Vaccine Nationalism Hindering Restart of Tourism
Bayelsa at 25: Late Abacha Remains Our Hero, Says Diri
Adoke: Police Forward Alleged Forgery File against Suraju to AGF for…
NGE: Secrecy in Govt Undermines Access to Information
Osinbajo: Nigeria-Russia Chamber of Commerce Needed to Consolidate Countries’ Trade
Gunmen Attack APC Members, Kill One, Injure Others in Anambra
Customs Intercept Ammunition Concealed in Garri
COVID-19: Compulsory Vaccination Attracts Protest in Edo
Adoke: Police Forward Alleged Forgery File against Suraju to AGF for Action
Lagos Suspends Operations of Abandoned Vehicle Committee over Extortion
One Dead, 16 Rescued as Boat Capsizes in Lagos
Developed Countries Contributing to Arms Proliferation, Nigerian Navy Alleges
Residents, Motorists Lament as Collapsed Bridge Cuts off Towns in…
IPOB Denies Declaring Boycott of Anambra Election
Nasarawa Assembly Passes Judiciary Financial Autonomy Bill into Law
Plateau Employs Whistleblowing to Drive Revenue
Ekiti Judiciary will Ensure Justice for All, Says Chief Judge
Practise What You Preached at UN, Afenifere Tells Buhari
The VAT War: Between Facts and Fiction
Justice for Late Precious Lawani, Father Petitions NASS
The Use of Preliminary Objection to Challenge an Appeal
‘Hopefully, the 2014 National Conference Report Will Resurface’
Netherlands Partners ITC to Enhance Trade in African Countries
In Abia State, Guber Hopefuls Wait for PDP Compass to Point…
Mines Ministry Pledges Support to Kaduna State on Minerals Development
Araraume’s NNPC Appointment and the Disruptive Narrative
Taking Your Business International When It’s Least Expected
Are Surrendering Boko Haram Insurgents Prisoners of War and Entitled to…
How to Lawfully Adopt a Child in Nigeria
Miyetti Allah Kicks against Ranching, Says Model is Expensive
Lawyer is Hospitalised after Exchange in Open Court
Firm Pushes for Cleaner Energy Penetration, Eliminates 150,000 Kerosene Lamps
Experts Harp on Impacts of Sound Corporate Culture on Sustainability
JK Randle:Nigeria’s Debt Profile Worst Faced in Decades, Economic Consequence Dire
Senate: Mambilla Hydro Electric Power Project Takes Off this Year
Lagos CP Vows to Arrest Hoodlums Who Killed Policeman
National Youth Games’ Stars Dominate at African Junior Chess Championship
Hassan Emerges Chairman as Plateau PDP Gets New EXCO
Minister Reiterates Commitment to Provision of Adequate Drinking Water
Electoral Act: Let Your Decision be Guided by National Interest, Saraki Urges N’Assembly Panel
FG: 4.7m Eligible Nigerians Have Received First Dose of COVID-19…
UNILAG: My Email Has Been Hacked, Permanent Secretary Cries out
Northern Govs: South’s Call for Power Shift Unconstitutional
UNGA: Timi Frank Berates Buhari over Alleged Rented Crowd in New…
Eight Killed in Reprisals over Kaduna Killings
Developed Countries Contributing to Arms Proliferation, Says Navy
Osinbajo: Nigeria-Russia Chamber of Commerce will Consolidate Trade, Business Relations between…
Akeredolu Assents to Ondo Security Trust Fund Bill Tuesday
Kaduna Govt Confirms Killing of 34 People by Bandits
El-Rufai Flays Bandits’ Attack on Kaduna Community
Nude Photos: AGF Takes over Prosecution of Ohakim
Troops Repel Terrorists’ Attacks, Eliminate Scores of Bandits, Says DHQ
Bandits Attack Two Kaduna Communities, Kill 32
Niger Delta Group Alleges Plot to Truncate NDDC Board Inauguration
Ajulo Pleads with Buhari to Grant Igboho, Kanu, Others Clemency
Petrol Subsidy Removal: The Case for Bridging and Ancillaries
Court Summons Lagos CP, Orders Release of Detained Truck
Buhari Congratulates Segun Awolowo at 58
Odebiyi Sympathises With Victims of School Building Collapse
Obadiah Mailafia: Tribute to a Renaissance Man
Ortom Pleads with Nigerians to Support Benue IDPs
61st Independence: Army Notifies FCT Residents of Movement of Heavy Military…
Saraki Tasks Nigerian Pharmacists on Excellent Service Delivery
Osun Signs MoU to Establish Bio-refinery
Another Ijaw Group Urges Buhari to Inaugurate NDDC Board
NDDC: Buhari to Inaugurate 66-Flat Police Quarters in Rivers
Rivers to Boost Tourism for Economic Recovery
Sell-sentiment on Insurance, Industrial Goods Sectors Drags Stock Market Lower…
‘Leadership Training will Make Female Accountants Excel’
Nigeria’s Ailing Oil Infrastructure
LASAA Boss Urges Collaborations, Investments in OOH Advertising industry
Manufacturing: Still Haunted by Old Devils
NDDC Audit and the N6 Trillion Revenue Question Mark
Empowering Humanity through Philanthropy
Pioneering Model Ranching Hub in Nigeria
Osimhen is ‘Phenomenal’ Says Cagliari Manager Mazzarri
Afrobasket: Buhari to Host Victorious D’Tigress
Zenith Bank Applauds AfroBasket Champions D’Tigress
Bindawa: Nigeria’s Olympic Glory Hangs on Golf, Not Athletics
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Guardiola: Seeing Messi Play for PSG is Unusual
Internet Mining is the Antidote to Poverty
Concession Plan for Four Nigerian Airports
The Nigerian Judiciary: A Call to Poverty and Denigration?

The Punch

And the broadcaster said, ‘The incidence happened on Friday’
11 emerge top stories in Toyin Falola prize
Anger trails Northern governors’ opposition to 2023 power shift
Petrol subsidy hits N905.27bn, oil rises to $79.71
Ohanaeze to IPOB: Destruction, not liberation happening in South-East
One dies, 16 rescued as Lagos boat hits rock
Police launch probe as 13 wedding guests killed in Rivers crash
Ekiti community, motorists lament collapsed bridge, seek help
Lagos officer killed by hoodlums’ll not die in vain – CP
‘Govt’s policies should boost private sector’s infrastructure funding’
Stock trading volume crashes by 78%, investors lose N51bn
CIS to train members in financial products, services marketing
FG spent N1.3tn on agriculture imports in six months – NBS
Rivers APC ex-publicity secretary may join PDP
Group floods Osun with Osinbajo’s 2023 presidential posters
Imo APC, PDP fault IPOB’s call for election boycott in South-East
Varsity proprietor declares interest in Cross River 2023 governorship
Osimhen tops Lewandowski, Haaland
Adesanya hints at relocating to US from N’Zealand
D’Tigress win, worthy independence gift – Dare
Akpeyi’s experience can help Chief younger keepers
Mompha issues cease and desist letter to Bobrisky’s ex-aide
Excitement as Angel, Pere returns to BBNaija house
[BREAKING] BBNaija S6: Pere, Angel make it to grand finale

The Nation

Freeing the society from dirty money’s clutches
Unemployment, underemployment fuelling insecurity, says Ngige
Suit on Atiku’s eligibility to contest adjourned till December 6
Ex-NAF chief denies transferring N66m
Ohanaeze seeks end to killings, arson in Southeast
INEC can follow Kaduna example on e-voting
North’s governors, emirs reject power shift in 2023
Court orders AGF to assume prosecution of Imo ex-Gov, Ohakim over alleged cybercrime
We’ve not declared no election in Anambra – IPOB
Eight killed in Zangon-Kataf reprisal attack
Military introduces e-verification of pensioners to curb fraud
Ex-NAF chief denies transferring N66m
Arms proliferation: Navy urges Fed Govt to build walls across borders
Zoning tears PDP apart
Ndume condemns killings of 12 military personnel by insurgents
Lagos police arrest 60 over officer’s murderñ
BREAKING: National Assembly beefs up security over planned protest by Legislative…


Ekiti Residents, Motorists Task FG On Collapsed Bridge
Oyo Shuts Treatment Centres Over Reduction In COVID-19 Cases
Sanwo-Olu Pledges Commitment To Easy Access To Justice In Lagos
Nigeria Seeks $400bn Funding To Boost Energy Requirements
ITF To Partner UK On Implementation Of Skills Programmes In Nigeria
SON Partners States To Build SMEs’ Capacity For Export SEPTEMBER 28, 2021
Nigeria, Russia Trade Volume Still Low – Shaposhnikov
Kellogg’s Launches 3rd Edition Of Super Stars Scholarship
CBN Unveils eNaira Website
Insurance Managers Set For Increased Insurance Penetration
2023 Presidency: Northern Governors, Traditional Leaders Reject Power Shift
Nigeria At 61: The Vision Undefeated
Alleged Nude Photos: Court To Arraign Ohakim October 21
APC Can’t Function In Rivers Without Me, Says Abe
Nigeria At 61: Vision Of United Country Undefeated – Osinbajo
ITF To Partner UK On Implementation Of Skills Programmes In Nigeria
Nigeria, Russia Trade Volume Still Low – Shaposhnikov
Kellogg’s Launches 3rd Edition Of Super Stars Scholarship
Insurance Managers Set For Increased Insurance Penetration
PAL Pension Diversifies Customers’ Investment Options
Workers Ground National Lottery Commission Over Directors’ Dismissal
CBN Pumps N424.14bn Into Power, Gas Infrastructure
BEDC Starts Mass Disconnection Of Illegal Consumers
Analysts, Customers Laud LEADERSHIP Awards For TAJBank
Brent Crude Nears $80 As Supply Tightens Across Regions
Oyo Shuts Treatment Centres Over Reduction In COVID-19 Cases
Pfizer Begins Study Of Oral Drug For COVID-19 Prevention
Solskjaer Under Pressure As Man Utd Stumble Continue
NTF Election: How Lawal, Nwosu Conquered Opponents, Emerged Technical, Athletes’ Reps
Rescue Pupils In Captivity
Love Of Money Is Killing Our Nation?

The Sun

NGE: Secrecy in govt undermines access to information
Nigeria-Russia chamber berths as Russian investors target power, infrastructure, others
Arthur Eze alive, hale, hearty
Gunmen kill 4, raze 3 vehicles in Anambra
2023 Presidency: Northern govs condemn Southern colleagues’ position on zoning
Sit-at-home: Vehicle conveying foodstuff razed in Enugu
WAHO designates Enugu Diagnostic Centre as one of the beneficiaries of its laboratory programmes
Akeredolu assents to bill establishing Ondo Security Trust Fund
BEDC begins network clean up to boost service delivery
COVID-19: FG probes airports staff over alleged extortion of travellers
Nude video: Court orders AGF to take over prosecution of ex-gov Ohakim, Okpareke
Soldiers kill scores of terrorists, foil attacks in Yobe, Sokoto
Court nullifies Obaseki’s removal of elected Etsako West LG chairman
Akwa Ibom deputy governor dismisses reports he’s interested in senatorial seat
Only free and fair elections can guarantee national unity beyond 2023 – Ayade
Amaechi’s strong supporter Nwuke dumps APC
Electoral Act: Saraki urges NASS panel to act in national interest
Nigeria needs $10bn annually to fix infrastructure –CBN
FG suspends approval for disbursement of N136.5bn CVFF
Heritage Bank MD tasks govt on policies on private sector interventions
Banking services spiral, e-Naira debuts as Nigeria clocks 61
AfCFTA’ll enhance Africa’s agribussiness, trade –Asue Ighodalo
Okoye concedes 4 goals in Dutch league game
At 61: Why hope is fading in Nigeria
The true Baba-Ahmed
Nigeria should beware of passive support for terrorists
50 golden lessons of life (7)
Imo North, looking beyond the valley
Ahmed Joda: Yes, I remember!
Coronation MB: FG to grow local content by 40% via AfCFTA by 2025
Qatar Airways Group loses $4.1bn for 2020/2021
Managing people and resources in a disrupted economy
Ajaokuta Steel Complex: Another failed project
Marriage is a journey, not destination –Ohanyere, relationship expert/marriage counsellor
Aiteo and global media blackmail
The return of Senator Araraume
‘Let’s choose Yari for love of our party’

The Guardian

Power shift: Your position unconstitutional, North governors reply South colleagues
Zamfara residents lament indefinite telecoms shutdown amid rise in bandits’ activities
How soldiers sell arms to survive in North East, by naval officer
Edo plans state burial for Uwaifo
Saraki, groups push for electronic collation of election results in 2023
Rivers government approves N25b loan to fund flyover, others
FG to involve private sector in COVID-19 vaccination
Protest in Edo as government intensifies COVID-19 vaccination
Sanwo-Olu promises transformation of judicial sector
Court orders AGF to take over Ohakim’s prosecution, fixes arraignment for October 21
Akeredolu to sign bill establishing Ondo security trust fund today
Ex-air chief, Dikko’s trial resumes
EKEDC explains reasons for prolonged outage
French President Emmanuel Macron hit with egg during restaurant fair visit
Guardiola admits Man City don’t know how to stop PSG’s Messi, Mbappe, Neymar
Joshua faces hard road back to the top after harsh lessons from Usyk
Osimhen, Onuachu’s form in Europe excite Lawal
Victorious D’Tigress return as commendation trail African champions
Imo athletes still waiting for Uzodimma’s ‘handshake’ six months after games
Olalere wins South West gymnastics slot as NBBF players, technical representatives set to emerge
Singer R. Kelly Found Guilty Of Racketeering, Sex Trafficking
Nigeria at 61: The vision undefeated
Again ‘Third Force’ coalition tests the waters ahead 2023
Turbaning of Lai Mohammed excites Kwara APC
Guinea coup: Setback for democracy in Africa
AXA Mansard, Chams others lead Exchange’s N51 billion loss
‘Over 200MT of steel returned to foundries for failing standards’
CeBIH advocates adoption of e-naira as support portal hits cyberspace
‘Firms should embrace backward integration to hedge FX volatility, inflation’
Extend FFK’s ‘presidential amnesty’ to Kanu, Igboho – Part 2
Putin’s mischief in Africa
Who will save Nigeria? – Part 2
The new VAT combat is a protest – Part 2
Waging war against counterfeit medicines
Tracking effective utilisation of BHCPF to strengthen system

Daily Trust

‘They Sell Arms When Broke’, Nigerian Navy Indicts Chadian Army
2023: North Rejects Southern Govs’ Demand For Power Shift
Fani-Kayode Insisting On His Rights!
Adamawa: Accusing Paul For The Offence Of Peter
Time To Reconsider Decision On Dismissing Recruits, Cadets
Far Beyond ‘Us Versus Them’ And Other Plateau Nasty Dramas
Northern Governors: Our Southern Counterparts Confusing VAT With Sales Tax
UniAbuja VC Drums Support For Daily Trust Students’ Mentorship Programme
Rotational Presidency Unconstitutional – Northern Governors Reply Southern Counterparts
VAT: Northern Governors Meet In Kaduna
‘Many Killed’, Houses Burnt As Southern Kaduna Boils Again
Banditry: Nigerien Troops Rescue Nigerian Soldiers
One Dead, 16 Injured As Boat Capsizes In Lagos
13 Wedding Guests Die In Road Accident In Rivers
Jail Attack: 132 Inmates Re-Arrested In Kogi
Investors Still Interested In Nigeria – DMO
Fuel Scarcity Looms As Tanker Drivers Mobilise For Strike Over Poor Roads, Safety
Electoral Act: Pressure On Lawmakers To Adopt House Version On E-Transmission
Suit Against Atiku’s Presidential Eligibility Fixed For Dec 6
CVR: Benue Communities Give INEC 21-Day To Register 120,000 IDPs
PDP Replies Sheriff, Says Nigerians Can’t Live With Poverty For Next 40 Years
Party Offices: PDP Govs Decide On Zoning Wednesday
FG Welcomes Home 2021 AfroBasket Champions, D’Tigress
ANOCA To Honour Oborududu, 11 Other African Olympics Medalists
Messi Should Be In Squad For City Game – Pochettino
Warri Wolves Appoints Omiponle As New Technical Adviser
Osaka Feels The ‘Itch’ To Play Again
More Sports
French President Attacked Publicly For The Second Time In 3 Months
Senate President, Others Commission Poultry Hatchery In Yobe
As Another UNGA Comes To An End


JUST IN: One dies, 16 rescued as boat capsizes in Lagos
UN speech: Practise what you preach, Afenifere challenges Buhari
Customs uncovers 751 live cartridges hidden inside sacks of cassava flour, parboiled rice
2023: Ayade tasks INEC on free, fair elections
Bauchi NUJ makes case for adequate funding of LGs to stem rural-urban migration
ActionAid trains 500 youths against violence in Kogi
NGE chides FG, National Assembly for allegedly frustrating implementation of FOI Act
Journalists urged to be advocates of peaceful coexistence, avoid sensationalism in reportage
COVID-19: Slide into complacency can be fatal, FG warns
Ember months: Zamfara FRSC warns drivers on night travels, overspeeding
28-year-old man arraigned for allegedly peddling “restricted narcotics”
COVID-19: Over 4 million persons vaccinated in Nigeria ― FG
Local stock market begins week weaker by 0.3%
Nigeria-Russia chamber of commerce launched as trade between both countries hit $600m
Infrastructure Deficit: Stakeholders canvas private sector intervention
No plan to attack South-East ― IPOB
Bauchi NUJ makes case for adequate funding of LGs to stem…
ActionAid trains 500 youths against violence in Kogi
NGE chides FG, National Assembly for allegedly frustrating…
Journalists urged to be advocates of peaceful coexistence,…
COVID-19: Slide into complacency can be fatal, FG warns
One dies, 16 rescued as passenger boat capsizes in Lagos
Edo high court nullifies 2019 removal of LGA chairman by…
3000 passports ready for collection at Ikoyi Passport Office…
UNILAG: I won’t bow to pressure to suppress…
UN speech: Practise what you preach, Afenifere challenges…
Billiri crisis: Gombe govt compensates 554 victims with…
Nigerians can’t live with terrorism, poverty for next 40…
Five feared dead as cholera outbreak hits Ebonyi community
Gunmen attack Soludo’s supporters, others, kill three,…
28-year-old man arraigned for allegedly peddling “restricted…
Independence Day: Eminent leaders, CSOs, labour leaders to…
Inter-Ministerial planning committee on EnjoyNigeria Expo…
Vehicle conveying perishable goods set ablaze in Enugu
How civilians smuggle small arms, light weapons into Nigeria…
FIRS Chiefs lose bid to stop trial on forgery of tax…
Gunmen invade APC rally in Nnewi, kill one, injure others
Alleged N9.7bn fraud: Court resumes trial of ex-Air Chief,…
2023: Your position on powershift unconstitutional, Northern…
‘Zamfara governor appoints over 50 SSAs to complement…
Nigeria-Russia chamber of commerce launched as trade between…
Borrowed funds should be channelled to regenerative areas of…
Farmers’ association opposes IGPs request to withdraw…
Major files N2bn suit against Army, Bank over alleged…
Nigerian Army confirms attack on base in Sokoto
Ember months: Zamfara FRSC warns drivers on night travels, overspeeding
The masses as instruments
Amnesty for Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu and others
Niger govt approves further reduction in IBBU Lapai tuition fees
Lagos releases 2021 BECE results
UI appoints Popoola new bursar
US musician, R Kelly, found guilty of all counts in s*x trafficking trial


If every state imitates Lagos, Rivers on VAT, there will be crisis — Northern governors
BREAKING: ‘Evicted’ Pere, Angel back in Big Brother’s House for finals
Powershift: Northern governors only exercised freedom of expression ― Southern colleagues
SCOAN’ll reopen when we get approval from God ― Evelyn TB Joshua
FG’s water projects’ll attract investments in power, agric, others in Kaduna — Adamu
We must provide decent jobs or face severe consequences, Ngige warns
Nigeria peaceful in spite of pockets of insecurity — Gov Bagudu
$4bn EUROBOND: Implications for the currency, fiscal position
A breath of fresh air
PSC bans over 2,000 Nigerians from traveling abroad for evading COVID-19 tests
Rotation of power in the Nigerian federation: Keep the South out of party national chairmanship
COVID-19: 296 new infections recorded in 24 hours, 12 more deaths –NCDC update
Between IPOB and the Igbo nation
We want to push Nigerian athletics forward, says Okowa
Appraising the politics of Buhari’s infrastructure development
How people in Sokoto State perceive the impact of COVID-19
2023 elections: Benue Ex Commissioner petitions INEC over fate of 120,000 unregistered IDPs
Insecurity: Buhari’s home State fixes Oct 3 for schools’ resumption
NIGERIA @61: Access Bank to reward 14 customers with N1m each
Covid-19 Vaccination: Kano govt decries low turnout as residents avail selves over pilgrimage
One dead, 2 injured as unknown gunmen attack Kwara community — NSCDC
Mcphilips Nwachukwu Foundation to promote poetry, education
How local divers, fishermen rescued sailing boat in Lagos
Femi Fani-Kayode visits Orji Kalu, reiterates reason for joining APC
Infrastructure deficit: Stakeholders canvas private sector intervention
COVID-19: FG probes airport officials for aiding protocol breach
Labour pickets Lottery Commission
Yahaya Bello reprimands Chinese contractor over substandard job
NNPC charges FAAC N149.28bn as petrol subsidy for August
PDP to Sheriff: Nigerians can’t live with terrorism, poverty for next 40 years
Banks intensify competition for deposits, raise interest rates by 140%
Senate receives report of $5.792 billion Mambilla Power Projects
Northern Govs set to take position on VAT controversy
Breaking: Boat capsizes in Lagos
Air Peace to sponsor the 12th edition of Gulder Ultimate Search
Ex-NAF Chief denies transferring N66m from Force account
Housewife drags husband to court for assault
Police arrest 5 kidnappers, kill one in Kaduna
El-Rufai condemns killing of 34 persons in Kaduna community
Infrastructure deficit: Stakeholders canvas private sector intervention
Banks intensify competition for deposits, raise interest rates by 140%
COVID-19: FG probes airport officials for aiding protocol breach
Why we engage services of over 400 health workers — LASG
Onitsha, Nnewi residents adjust to IPOB Sit-At-Home: Sundays for bizness, Mondays resting days

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