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News Headlines Sept 28, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

PDP Crisis: Ortom in Double-speak, Says He Won’t Abandon Wike
In Aggressive Bid to Tame Inflation, CBN Raises MPR to 15.5%
Presidency to States: You Can’t Procure Weapons for Your Security Outfits
Lagos Takes Delivery of Trains for Red Line Rail System
House Demands 32-year Tax Records on NNPC’s Joint Venture Account
DMO: 2022 Borrowing Plan Increased by N1trn to Meet Fuel Subsidy Cost
What Leaders Could Learn from Queen Elizabeth II’s Life
APC Trying to Cause Division among Christians, Northern Elders’ Group Alleges
IMF Prescribes Fiscal, Monetary, Structural Reforms to Tame Food Inflation in Nigeria, Others
NUPRC Begins Probe into Nigeria’s Oil Production Underperformance, Says Issues Deeper than Oil Theft
New Senate Bill Seeks CBN Gov’s Removal as Board Chairman
Money supply Rises to N49.36trn Amid Federal Government Borrowing
LESG, Stakeholders to Validate Lagos’ 30 Year Devt Plan at Ehingbeti Summit
Winners of EFInA/GIZ Hackathon Challenge Emerge
FBNInsurance Now Sanlam Insurance Nigeria
Regulatory Authorities Insist Genetically Modified Food Crops Safe for Consumption
Adeosun: Ardova Shareholders Part of Vision to Drive Expansion, Transformation
Sovereign Trust Insurance Pays N1.6bn Claims
Interswitch Moves to Boost IGR in Northern States
Union Bank Partners Firm on Financial Inclusion Drive
CAN INEC CONDUCT A FREE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION?
Colonisation Was a Startup: A Renewed Call For Restoration Of Africa’s Heritage
Reiterating Commitment to Put Lagos on World Tourism Map
Sterling One Foundation: Leading Partnerships for SDGs
Empowering African Entrepreneurs the TEF Way
What Leaders Could Learn from Queen Elizabeth II’s Life
Nigeria Aquatic Federation Plans to Make Swimming Money-making Sport
Egyptian Masters Reign Supreme at African Chess Championship
Mikel Officially Retires from Football
S’Korea’s Son Nails Cameroon with First-half Header
Algeria Crash Land Super Eagles’ Flight in Oran
German FA Promises Players $390,000 Each if they Win Qatar 2022
Lagos Free Zone Awards Scholarships to Indigent Students
Lagos Partners UNICEF, Inaugurates Nigerian Learning Passport
Northern Hibiscus to Eradicate Poverty through Quality Education
Human Capital Africa Launches Tools to Tackle Learning Crisis
Teach For Nigeria Gives N2m Grant to Two Alumni
Oando Foundation Takes Hygiene Awareness to Schools
As AHOSA Celebrates Retired Principals
Manifestoes for Development
A Different Economics for 2023
Editorial: THE MENACE OF FIRE OUTBREAKS
Money supply Rises to N49.36trn Amid Federal Government Borrowing
Genomics Research Set for African Disruption as 54Gene Leverages AWS Innovation to Increase African Representation
Leadway Assurance Certifies 34 Young Professionals
Sugar Council Reiterates Drive to Boost Foreign Exchange Inflows
Pension Operators Brainstorm on Addressing Emotions in Workplace
High CRR Impedes Banks’ Ability to Meet LDR as Many DMBs Violates Policy
Experts Canvass Govt, Energy Sector Partnership to Address Transition
NAICOM to Reintroduce RBS Capital Increase Model

The Nation

I never endorsed Obi, says Falae
Oil theft: Tompolo’s gunboats storm Niger Delta creeks
EFCC: Olisa Metuh’s money laundering case not struck out
Two die, eight injured in Niger crash
Interest rate hike: Apex bank’s decision no guarantee to force down inflation, say experts
Nigerians face harder times as CBN raises interest rate
Emefiele: hike from 14% to 15.5% to contain rising inflation Experts fault policy
Presidency to Akeredolu: no state can arm security outfits
Atiku: I’ll be stepping stone for Igbo president
If the queen was a Nigerian
Untamed menace of jailbreaks in Nigeria
Need for clean, clear campaigns
Yobe, Jigawa, two others recorded 478 cholera cases in one week,…
2023 and the old ethnicity factor
The king and the he-goat
Kola Daisi@90, ‘Nigeria hAIRy-ways’
18,406 displaced in Borno flood
OAP Daddy Freeze allegedly weds lover in UK
Metaverse to open new vistas
Editorial:Frenzy of vanity
Algeria defeat Super Eagles 2-1
BREAKING: Mikel Obi retires from football at 35
Àwa ló kàn: Yoruba elite and 2023 presidential…

The Punch

Court nullifies Ogun PDP primaries, factional candidates divided
Promoters insist Joshua, Fury fight will happen
Immigration urges applicants to claim 29,095 uncollected passports
Muslim-Muslim ticket: We’re talking with PDP, says Lawal
Power generation slumps to 38MW
Appointment & Mgt
One way: Lagos communities where policemen, govt workers remove road signs, extort motorists (1)
Wike recovers Rivers aircraft from Germany
Lagos policeman enforcing Okada ban shoots guard
$350k fraud: America jails Abiodun’s ex-aide for stealing 20,000 identities, Ogun reacts
Lagos monarch who faked kidnap jailed 15 years
66 Oyo Internet fraudsters sentenced, forfeit loot
Okada rider crushed, FRSC hunts killer driver
Reps move against non-payment of salaries, pensions
Power generation slumps to 38MW
Businesses face crunch, CBN raises rate to 15.5%
Muslim-Muslim ticket: Caution Babachir Lawal, group tells FG
Obi part of old politicians, offers nothing – Kachikwu
Falae hasn’t endorsed Peter Obi – Aide
Court affirms Obaseki group candidates’ nomination
Atiku promises to resolve Biafra agitation in South-East
Promoters insist Joshua, Fury fight will happen
Rangers missing Aribo’s creativity
Algeria 2 Nigeria 1: Faltering Eagles
NDLEA: Falz faults burning of cocaine worth N194bn
I passed, DJ Cuppy graduates from Oxford
Shakira for trial in Spain tax fraud case
Editorial: Finding solutions to violent boundary disputes
Tackling dirty money in Nigeria’s politics
Drugs, money and underlying appendixes on the street
Interrogating Buhari’s term limits, credible elections rhetoric
ASUU vs FG: The clash of titans
Oyo: Fears of violence in ‘Operation Wetie’ epicentre as campaigns begin
Experts to raise cybersecurity awareness
CBN, stakeholders partner to boost payment system
CWG advises govt on tax policies
Mobile transactions hit N11.10tn in eight months –Report
PSN to clamp down on Rivers illegal stores
Medicine dealers seek partnership with regulatory agencies
Court quashes NANS president’s suit against ASUU, FG
Strike: FG’s order barbaric, says Ebonyi ASUU chair
NANS blasts senator over education funding comment

Daily Trust

Presidency: No State Authorised To Buy Automatic Weapons
Sowore: The Last Of The Radicals
Zhou To Race On With Alfa Romeo In 2023
Evans Beaten By Nishioka For Sixth Time
NFF Elections To Hold In Benin Despite Court Injunction
Mikel Obi Announces Retirement From Football
World’s First Industrial Safety Manifesto Set To Be Launched
Shareholders Approve N201bn Ardova Revenue For 2021
Senate Wants CBN Governor Removed As Board Chairman
22 Hospitality Ltd Acquires 66.13% Majority Stake In Capital Hotels Plc
Accountable Budgeting Practices Critical To Advancing Sustainable Development
CBN Raises Interest Rate To Record 15.5% In 20yrs
Owo Massacre: Relocate Or Repent, Non-Indigenes In Ondo Get Warning
Teen Docked Over Stealing Of Phone
Unvaccinated Dog Owners Risk Arrest, Anambra Govt Warns
Police Hold Guardians Of Fleeing Abuja Murder Suspects
NDLEA Sets Ablaze 1.8 Tons Of Cocaine
Court Remands Man For Seducing, Abducting Married Ex-Wife
2 Die, 8 Injured In Auto Crash In Niger
FCTA Resumes Clamp Down On Erring Okada Operators
3 Arrested Conveying Bottles Of ‘Skuchies’ In Lagos
GSS Kubwa Wins Rotary’s FCT Schools Quiz
Why Many People Live Below Poverty Line In Katsina – Gov
Police Recover 5 AK-47 Rifles, Pistols, Other Guns In Adamawa
Tension As Warlords Abduct, Kill Okada Rider In Kogi
Editorial :Time To End Child Labour
Nigeria Like Ghana: Pains Of Poor Economic Decisions
Understanding Our Register Of Voters
Child Marriage: A Cause For Concern
Tinubu/Shettima Campaign Council: Again, Plateau Muslims Sidelined
Re: Of Election Tribunals And Presidential Legacies
Let’s Pay More Attention To Noma Infection
How My Successor, Other Leaders Will Emerge In 2023 — Buhari
I Stand With Wike, Ortom Insists
Kaduna Gov’ship: Voters Grill Hunkuyi, Uba Sani, Ashiru On Security, Education, Others
Power Rotation Bill Suffers Set Back In Senate
Suspended Lawmaker Apologises To Ogun Assembly
Chambers Renovation: N/Assembly Weighs Options Over Buhari’s Budget Presentation
NRM Ex-Deputy Chair, Jikamshi, Joins PDP
Court Nullifies Ogun PDP Gov’ship, Senatorial, Other Primaries, Orders Rerun
Uneasy Calm In Lagos As Tinubu, Obi Supporters Plan Counter Rallies October 1
As Campaigns Kick Off Today: Atiku, Tinubu, Kwankwaso, Obi, 14 Others Battle For 84m Votes
2023: Tone Down Your Rhetorics, Pro-Atiku Group Urges Candidates, Supporters
Peter Obi Is Not Different From Atiku, Tinubu – Kachikwu, ADC Candidate
PHOTOS: The Moment Wike Returned To Port Harcourt After Latest European Trip
2023: Court Nullifies All Ogun PDP Primaries, Orders Rerun
Edo PDP Crisis: Court Orders INEC To Publish Names Of Obaseki’s Candidates
CJN, NJI To Train Judges In Road Accident Victims’ Cases
Igbo Lawyer Appointed Into Kwara Cabinet
VSF Donates Food Items In Rivers
Phrank Shaibu: Keyamo’s Hunger Comment Confirms APC Monumental Scandals
Bill To Establish National Religious Harmony Commission Scales Second Reading
2023: How Nigeria’s New Leaders Will Emerge – Buhari
Senate Wants Emefiele Removed As CBN Board Chairman
Ex-Super Eagles Captain, Chelsea Legend, Mikel Obi Retires From Football At 35
Ortom Denies Abandoning Wike, Says ‘We Just Returned From London’
2023 Presidency: It Won’t Be Fair For Afenifere To Support Yoruba As Candidates – Chieftain
Troops Rescue Mother, Her 4 Children, Others In Kaduna
DJ Cuppy Announces Graduation From Oxford University
Shekarau Defected To PDP Alone, His Supporters Still In NNPP – Party Chair
‘I’m Sorry’, Suspended Lawmaker Writes Ogun Assembly
CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee Raises Interest Rate To 15.5%
NDLEA Burns Cocaine Worth N194bn Recovered In Lagos Warehouse
NIS Wraps Up Special Operation In Bayelsa, Nabs 644 Illegal Migrants
DSS Arrests Soldier ‘Supplying Guns To Kidnappers’ In Abuja
Pensioners Protest 12 Years Unpaid Gratuity In Ogun
World’s First Industrial Safety Manifesto Set To Be Launched
Shareholders Approve N201bn Ardova Revenue For 2021

The Sun

My presidency stepping stone for Igbo –Atiku
2023: More cracks in APC over campaign council
PDP crisis: I stand with Wike –Ortom
Crown Prince Salman appointed as Saudi prime minister
Ogun blogger regains freedom after 138 days
I am satisfied says Mikel Obi as he retires
US Court jails aide to Ogun governor
Senate frustrates law on power rotation
… Moves against CBN gov, seeks removal as board chair
How we`ll minimise census errors—NPC
Troops rescue 7 kidnap victims in Kaduna
Nigeria may cease to exist without inclusiveness of South East –Afenifere
2023: Buhari optimistic Nigeria’s transition process’ll produce new crop of political leaders
Recovery of our Legacy aircraft mere politics –Wike
… Pyrates urge Buhari, INEC to learn from Kenya
PDP responsible for attacks on our members, LP alleges
Why Nigeria is on the brink -Obi
CBN: eNaira app downloads nears 1m –with 282,600 currently active
LCCI, MAN worry as CBN raises lending rate to 15.5%
MOWCA scribe enlists Equatorial Guinea’ support for regional cabotage, bank
H1 2022: Sovereign Trust Insurance settles N1.5bn claims
Extortion, foreign dominance forcing local truckers out of business –COMTUA
Asaba 2022 NSF: AFN, Coaches kick against restrictions on hurdles, long jump
NFF elections: PFAN tasks force initiates contempt proceedings
NBA launches App for fans
Super Eagles stars, Terry salute Mikel Obi
MC Casino thrills, electrifies Nigerians in Europe
A country undermines the judiciary at its peril (1)
As I said, not ‘like I said…’
Hidden secrets behind near-success syndrome (6)
Who needs political campaign?
Outgoing NFF board destroyed Nigeria football – Ladipo
Road to 2023: PDP’s discordant tunes remain as campaign kicks off
Optima Energy Gold Cup: Remo Stars host Sporting Lagos, as 3SC fight Sunshine in battle of Stars
Quarry of death
Ohanaeze seeks respect for kolanut
Women shouldn’t compromise on citizenship rights, privileges –Baiyewu, rights advocate
Child marriage: A cause for concern
As I said, not ‘like I said…’
LCCI, MAN worry as CBN raises lending rate to 15.5%
Cleric urges women to be home builders
NFF elections: PFAN tasks force initiates contempt proceedings
NBA launches App for fans

Leadership

Senate Rejects Power Rotation Bill, Increases Number Of Appeal Court Judges
AS 2023 CAMPAIGNS BEGIN TODAY: 18 Candidates Want Buhari’s Job
Inflation: CBN Gives Banks 48 Hours To Meet 32.5% CRR
Senate Rejects Power Rotation Bill, Increases Number Of Appeal Court Judges
Ganduje Backs Abba Yola For NFF Presidency
NFF Elections: You Risk Jail Term For Contempt, Court Warns Pinnick, Others
N60m Up For Grabs At Fitlife Event, Organisers Unveil Half Marathon Logo
Quality Education As A Critical Tool For National Development
Return Of SON To Seaports Unsettles Maritime Stakeholders
Fuel Subsidy Raised 2022 Borrowing By N1trn–DMO
PDP Crisis Will Be Resolved Before Election – Atiku Campaign Organisation
2023: Falae Denies Endorsing Peter Obi For President
Imo And High Turnover Of Speakers
Private Sector, Others Support Yabatech N50b Endowment Fund
PDP Crisis: I Stand With Wike, Ortom Declares
Kaleidoscope Of Governor Inuwa’s Chatham House Visit
Speak Well Of Your Country, Osinbajo Urges Nigerians
Senate Seeks Removal Of CBN Governor As Board Chairman
National Religious Harmony Commission Bill Passes 2nd Reading
COAS Unveils Digitalised Nigerian Army Museum
Diversity Our Major Strength, Buhari Tells 6 New Envoys
CBN’s Development Finance Interventions And Monetary Policy
APC, PDP Yet To Submit 2019 Election Expenses Report – INEC
Borno APC Stratigises For Tinubu/Shettima Victory
Seven Tips: On How To Achieve Better Posture
Maimuna’s Memoir: Still On Bad Roads: This Hold Up Tie Wrapper!
As Sorrows Of Collapsed Buildings Persist, Regulatory Bodies Blame Development Control Officers
Senate Rejects Power Rotation Bill, Increases Number Of Appeal Court Judges
No State Has Approval To Buy Weapons – Presidency
Access To Information Day: Editors Urge Govt To Expand Democratic Space
Flood Kills 58, Injures 74, Displaces 248,665 Persons In Adamawa, Benue
Yobe Records 50 Deaths From 1,000 Cholera Cases
Need For Issue-based Campaigns
Tribute To Mallam Abidu Yazid
US Court Jails Gov Abiodun’s Ex-Aide 5 Years For Fraud
NDLEA Sets N194bn 1.8 Tons Cocaine Ablaze
Senate Inaugurates Probe Panel On Non-compliance With Petroleum Act, OML
Balami Dumps APC, Sells Off Stakes In 7-Star Hangar, Airline, Joins ‘Obi-dient’ Movement
Wike Returns To Nigeria, Receives Rivers Aircraft Abandoned In Germany
ASUU Strike Delaying Payment Of N75,000 Stipends To Education Students – Federal Government
JUST-IN: Court Nullifies PDP Gov’ship Primary Election In Ogun
Ex-Super Eagles Skipper, Mikel Obi, Retires From Football
NFF Election: Gusau Unveils Agenda, Prioritises Domestic Leagues , Age Grade Teams
Gara Faults Minister’s Meeting With NFF Presidential Candidates
Fuel Subsidy Raised 2022 Borrowing By N1trn–DMO
CBN’s Development Finance Interventions And Monetary Policy

Vanguard

Mixed outlook for parties as campaigns begin today
Electoral Offences Bill to be ready for 2023 general election — Senate
Avoiding Igbo-Yoruba crisis (2)
Let’s have violence-free campaigns
CIS, ASHON, seek FG’s approval for CISI Bill
Nigeria should adopt fiscal, other reforms to reduce food inflation — IMF
Mixed outlook for parties as campaigns begin today
$350k fraud: US court sentences suspended aide of Ogun gov to 5 years in prison
32,617 lives lost to road accidents in 6 years — FRSC
Tension in Enugu as gunmen attack army checkpoint, kill 2 officers
NDLEA sets ablaze 1.8 tons of cocaine in Lagos
4 children die in Port Harcourt fire incident
Recommended: Sleepless months ahead for the NBC
I’ll be a stepping stone for Igbo presidency, says Atiku
Uzodimma’s dredging of Orashi River to Atlantic ocean generates reactions in Imo
BASA doesn’t obligate CBN to provide Forex for repatriation – Emiefele
2023: PDP mobilising against rigging in Imo — State Chairman
Int’l Friendly: Super Eagles bow 2-1 to Algeria
Presidency to Akeredolu: No state has approval for automatic weapon
New York: Zulum addresses multinational groups on girls’ education
Budgetary provision: CROSIEC postpones LG polls in C’River
Senate inaugurates probe panel on non-compliance with Petroleum Act, Oil Mining Lease
NCC issues countermeasures against website scams on Microsoft Edge Browser
Benue flood kills 23, sack 104 communities, displace 116,084
Pro-Tinubu groups storm Abuja for ‘Unity Rally’
Obi not different from Tinubu, Atiku – Kachikwu, ADC Presidential candidate
Why we’re decimating terrorists, bandits — FG
Obasanjo describes Governor Emmanuel as man of character
Court nullifies Ogun PDP primary elections
Lagos takes delivery of trains for Redline rail system
[VIDEO]: It’s nobody’s turn, says Peter Obi at Ooni’s palace
Wike receives Rivers aircraft abandoned in Germany
Nigeria’s blessed with abundant skills, promise – Osinbajo
South East PDP stakeholders drum support for Atiku
We are deliberate about farmers’ insurance experience – Gam-Ikon
Court nullifies Ogun PDP primary elections
2023: 5% PWDs should constitute ad-hoc staff, INEC told
Stop using money to divide Christians, Northern Christian elders warn Tinubu, APC
Adebanjo is factional member of Afenifere promoting personal agenda, says Keyamo
32,617 lives lost to road accidents in 6 years — FRSC
EndSARS: Abuja panel okays 28 police officers for trial
Why I dumped law for comedy – Mc Lively
‘It was devil’, Paul Okoye reveals reason for brawl with brother
‘I finally take a bow,’ Toke Makinwa retires from broadcasting
Ada Ogbu: The people’s princess
Why Afenifere supports S-East presidential candidate for 2023

The Guardian

ASCSN, TUC caution government against anti-labour laws in aviation sector
INEC unveils ground rules for hitch-free, issues-based campaigns
Obi support groups hold rally in Lagos Saturday
Dearth of quality teachers, bane of education, Afe Babalola warns
We have received 745 petitions on constituency projects, tracking initiatives, says ICPC boss
Edo targets N2tr from tourism as Obaseki launches master plan
Again, gunmen attack security checkpoint in Enugu
Bayelsa monarch, Ijaw leader denounce suspected plan to scrap PAP
Lagos, Sultan task Muslims on unity, peaceful coexistence
Rivers: Pregnant woman alleges assault by DPO
Court nullifies primaries of Ogun PDP guber, Kebbi Central senatorial district
Lagos task force vows to evict, arrest illegal occupiers of government facilities
NIGERIA
Aweleka Social Club launches quiz, debate competition for students in Ogwashi-Uku
Osinbajo fetes gymnasts, urges citizens to be nation’s good ambassadors
Settle your differences with aggrieved parties, FIFA tells NFF
…PFAN initiates contempt of court charge against Pinnick, 13 others
Super Eagles lose 1-2 to Algeria’s Desert Foxes
Team Nigeria ranked sixth, ninth at World School Basketball Championship
Spain snare Nations League semis spot from Portugal
Banana thrown at Richarlison as Brazil thrash Tunisia
Community pharmacy goes online to ensure safe medicine
Igbo in Kaduna vow to mobilise support for Uba Sani’s guber ambition
We have received 745 petitions on constituency projects, tracking initiatives, says ICPC boss
Editorial: 2023: Issues-based campaign please! – Part 2
OECD warns of pervasive global economic slowdown, spiking inflation
Obaseki, BoI extend credit lines to local manufacturers
LCCI hopeful of increased foreign participation at Lagos international trade fair
Nigeria’s Journey into beneficial ownership disclosures – Part 2
Lateef Adegbite and the King’s College connection
The danger in Nigeria’s democracy – Part 2
Spanish Court Orders Shakira To Stand Trial In Tax Fraud Case

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