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News Headlines Sept 29, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Shell Steps Up Fossil Fuels Divestment, Acquires Nigerian Firm in First African Renewables Deal
Atiku Flags Off Campaign, Says We Have a Duty to Arrest the Drift
Buhari Talks Climate Change
CBN: N3.7trn Out of N9trn Intervention Funds Recovered, N5trn Not Due
LPG Penetration: FG, Indian Oil Firm, Others to Collaborate on Deployment of 20m Gas Cylinders Nationwide
Senate Demands Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi-Okene Road Completion
Akeredolu Lampoons FG, Says Refusal to Approve Sophisticated Weapons for State No Longer Plausible
Afreximbank, Nigeria Governors’ Forum Hold Sub-sovereign Conference in Abuja
ASUU Strike Will End Soon, Abdulsalami Assures
SFTAS: OGP Urges CSOs to Strengthen Fiscal Reforms in States
Buhari Congratulates New Saudi Prime Minister, Mohammed Salman
LASG to Unveil 30 Year Development Plan for 40m Lagosians by 2050 at Ehingbeti Summit
NGO Canvasses Collaboration as Panacea to Sustainability of Social Services in Africa
FEDA Announces First Close of $670m Across Four Fund Strategies
Buy Interest in BUA Cement, Others Lift Stock Market by N14bn
NPA Urges Contractors to Expedite Repairs on Tin-Can, Apapa Roads to Ease Traffic
YouTube Set to Support Next Wave of Creative Entrepreneurs
NITDA Restates Commitment to Create Digital Nigeria Workforce
NCS: Collaboration with Stakeholders Will Promote Tech-based Voting Systems
Second Batch of Princewill Trust Departs for Dubai
Osimhen, Five Others Return to Napoli Training
Golf: IBB, Achimota Matchplay Ignites Nigeria’s Independence Day Party
NPFL: Abia Warriors FC Fills Vacant Front-of-shirt Position with Eunisell
Gov. Diri Rewards Commonwealth Games Medalists, Bayelsa Queens, Coaches
Amusan Remains Top Ranked African Athlete in New World Ranking
FG Urges Stakeholders to Abide by Court Order, Shelves NFF Elections
Police Orderly, Not Mai Guard!
Editorial::
WASTING OF RECOVERED ASSETS
FEDA Announces First Close of $670m Across Four Fund Strategies
Buy Interest in BUA Cement, Others Lift Stock Market by N14bn
NPA Urges Contractors to Expedite Repairs on Tin-Can, Apapa Roads to Ease Traffic
ProvidusBank, Mastercard, Interswitch, Thales Launch Contactless Tap-to-Pay Transactions via Smart Devices in Nigeria
Spectranet Launches VOLTE with WiTel Desk Phones
Stakeholders Push for Digital Technology Adoption in Election Year to Enhance Governance, Transparency
Appraising Northern Market and its Spending Habits
Gan: FG Should Create Incentives to Attract Investors
COP26 Calls for Partnership to Protect Climate, Forest
Create Awareness on Digital Literacy, NCC Urges NSSB
CBN, Interswitch Harp on Collaborative Innovation at TechConnect 2.0
NGO Organises Youth Empowerment Programme
Quickteller Transport Launched to Enrich Travel Booking Experience
DigiFAB 2022 Summit to Discuss 4IR Technology, Productivity
Advertising Stakeholders Set to Converge in Abuja

The Nation

Richarlison suffered racism as Brazil thrash Tunisia
Simon slams referee for Eagles loss to Algeria
My leadership will inspire Nigeria to greater heights, says Tinubu
Wike, Makinde, Ortom shun Atiku’s campaign launch
Ugwuanyi, Ikpeazu, Southwest chieftains also absent NEC member alleges N28m offer to derail opposition party PDP flagbearer promises restructuring
CBN goes after states, farmers over N600b unpaid loans
Nigeria bags ICC Global Impact Award
Two-star Messi hits Centurion Club against Jamaica
2022/23 NPFL Season: Gombe, Plateau yet to submit Stadium for…
Some food medicines on the shelves last week
Electricity market records 31 deaths
Algeria 2-1 Nigeria: Peseiro picks positive from Oran defeat
Stakeholders seek local refining of fuel, funding window
NCC warns as Lenovo uncovers vulnerability
NNPCL to open 740 LPG distribution centres
Organisation empowers returned migrants with small business grants
Nigeria leads Africa in crypto adoption
DCO, one other killed in Oyo police station attack
Boko Haram attack soldiers escorting traders, travellers
Six die in Kebbi bullion van accident
Five soldiers, three others killed in Anambra, Imo shootouts
‘Obidients’ should be living in Obi’s Anambra…
NNPCL to open 740 LPG distribution centres
Editorial: NCC’s excellent move
2023: Is it end game for PDP?
How prepared is INEC for next year’s elections?
Bad hustle
Nigerian economy and its various challenges
Kebbi Governor, NUT canvass tight security in schools…
Segun Showunmi, Ibadan Sep 28, 2022
Kebbi Governor Abubakar Bagudu and the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) on Wednesday charged Federal…
Soludo hails philanthropist for donating…

The Punch

Truckers write NPA, plan protest against extortion
Atiku launches campaign, books, aggrieved govs boycott event
2023: Northern Elders Forum knocks Ohanaeze’s comments
Independence Day: FG declares Monday public holiday
Court denies Lawan, declares Machina’s APC senatorial candidate
People took advantage of my condition, refused to pay me -Blind DJ
NSCDC mourns as escort biker dies performing stunt
Lagos court jails 22-year-old for defrauding residents
Hoodlums invade station, kill DCO, suspect, CP fumes
Kidnappers kill Bauchi lawmaker’s son, release wives, child
Controversy surrounds death of Lagos restaurateur, family, friends mourn
Truckers write NPA, plan protest against extortion
Levies: A’Ibom barricades Julius Berger, Dangote gates
Rice farmers doing fantastic job in Nigeria – UN
PDP: Adeleke optimistic, Babayemi mum over court ruling
Campaign council: Osun APC faction lauds Aregbesola’s inclusion
Politicians will wreck Nigeria if… — Obasanjo
Obi to unveil campaign council after PUNCH’s report
Obaseki did not endorse Peter Obi – Aide
Peseiro defends Uzoho, hails team defence
10 highlights from Mikel’s career
Peseiro fumes at poor officiating
Ayra Starr features Kelly Rowland on new single
NDLEA: Falz faults burning of cocaine worth N194bn
Editorial: Worrisome carnage on Nigeria’s highways
Police lives too should matter
Simon Kolawole’s Fellow Nigerians, it’s all politics: Musings of a patriot
Lokoja flood: 2012 and lessons not learnt
Sound of the silence
Understanding Mahdi Shehu’s bigotry
Nigeria and the dance of death
Politicians must de-emphasise religion in campaigns — Ondo APC chair
Experts to raise cybersecurity awareness
CBN, stakeholders partner to boost payment system lol
CWG advises govt on tax policies
Firm partners pharmacies on diagnosis of heart diseases
Blood tonic helps build physical, mental well-being – Firm
Lagos hospital receives award
Award contracts with sufficient funds, BPP tells TETFund

Leadership

BAGAUDA KALTHO’S MURDER: Hamdala Hotel Says No Records Of Ex-US Envoy Hanks’ Lodging
Debt: CBN Begins Monthly Deduction Of Project Loans From States
2023 CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF: Presidential Candidates Sell Their Governance Agenda To Nigerians
UK: Face Masks Reintroduced At Suffolk, Essex hospitals
Northern Elders Flay Isuguzoro Over Ethnic, Religious Politics’ Tag On Region
Independence Day: Federal Govt Declares Monday Public Holiday
Prince Salman Emerges Saudi Arabia Prime Minister
[EDITORIAL] Amber Alert Against Child Trafficking
GMOs Flood Nigerian Markets, As Federal Govt Urged To Examine Biosafety Guidelines
2023 CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF: Presidential Candidates Sell Their Governance Agenda To Nigerians
Kogi Monarch, Maigari Of Lokoja, Is Dead
Watchtower Christian Assembly Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Tinubu/Shettima: Nguroje’s Appointment Apt, Strategic – Group
Federal Govt To Increase Shea Butter Export Earnings To 40%
Proposed Amendments To CBN Act, Recipe For Leadership Crisis – Arewa Youths
Independence Day: Federal Govt Declares October 3 Public Holiday
Troops Raid Bandits’ Den, Rescue 3, Recover Arm, Ammunition In Kaduna
Federal Govt Okays N580.5m For NDLEA Armoured Vehicles
Gunmen Kill 4 Soldiers, 1 Civilian In Anambra
ASUU Strike: Students Should Focus On International Opportunities – Sokunbi
Mikel Obi Retires: Major Accomplishment At Chelsea FC
Court Bars Obi, LP, Supporters From Holding Rally At Lekki Toll Gate
Family Announces Death Of Bukka Hut Co-owner, Laolu Martins
BREAKING: Court Affirms Machina As Yobe North APC Candidate
GMOs Flood Nigerian Markets, As Federal Govt Urged To Examine Biosafety Guidelines
Why Nigerians Should Embrace Tobacco Harm Reduction– Aguoru

The Sun

2023 may make, break Nigeria, Obasanjo warns
Ohanaeze to NEF: People faking apex Igbo group
CBN goes after states, firms, individuals to recover N9.3trn intervention loans
NAF alerts Abuja not to panic as aircrafts begin aerial rehearsal
Gunmen kill 4 soldiers, 1 civilian in Anambra
Bloomberg tips Obi to win presidential election
Atiku confident of victory as Wike, allies shun PDP PCC inauguration
Uzodimma to ASUU: Allow our children return to school
At The Sun health talk for staff, expert tasks journalists on stroke prevention, others
Nigeria Decides 2023: How Judiciary should handle 2023 poll –Igini
2023: Enugu communities declare support for Ugwuanyi, PDP
IG reassures of peaceful 2023 poll
NCC-CSIRT urges firmware update after Lenovo found vulnerabilities in products
AfCFTA: CIBN, PAPSS seal pact on trade payment reconciliation in Africa
CBN goes after states, firms, individuals to recover N9.3trn intervention loans
Delta trains cassava producers on farm enterprise
MPC’s rates hike targeting inflation control –CBN
Galadima Cup: Organisers inaugurate 6 sub committees
NFF elections: FG wants NFF, aspirants to respect court order
Iwobi laments disallowed goal against Algeria
Swimming Coaches Conference: Massive turnout delights NAF President
Abia Warriors fills vacant front-of-shirt position with Eunisell
Independence Day/Commodore’s boat race: Navy Sailing Club set for Oct. 1
Asaba 2022 NSF: AFN, Coaches kick against restrictions on hurdles, long jump
Christabel Onwuzu emerges Queen of Nigerian Institutions (South West)
Nigerian singer St. Seii talks about afrobeat with Mark Lyod on Dubai Eye 103.8 FM
Federal Government and Failure to Respect Agreements
Prospects of Proposed 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China
Enugu governor that Archbishop Chukwuma wants
The changing story of Imo
Are security agencies on top of their game?
No clean air, no clean health
… Attack Oyo police station, kill DCO, suspect, injure DPO, others
Nigeria Decides 2023: Reasons Nigerians should support APC –Yahuza
Delta trains cassava producers on farm enterprise
MPC’s rates hike targeting inflation control –CBN
Alleged P&ID scam: Court revokes Briton’s bail, orders his arrest
Buhari inaugurates, sets agenda for council on climate change
…Gives keynote address at Afreximbank, NGF’s 2nd African Sub-Sovereign govts confab
IG reassures of peaceful 2023 poll
We’ll grow Enugu economy to $30bn –Mbah
NAF alerts Abuja not to panic as aircrafts begin aerial rehearsal
#ObiDatti23: Court okays Lagos rally, bars Lekki Toll Gate convergence
Gunmen kill 4 soldiers, 1 civilian in Anambra
NCC-CSIRT urges firmware update after Lenovo found vulnerabilities in products
Security: Akeredolu lauds NSCDC commandant
3 policemen, 3 others burnt to death in Kebbi accident
AfCFTA: CIBN, PAPSS seal pact on trade payment reconciliation in Africa

Daily Trust

’20’ Burnt To Death As Tanker Explodes In Kogi
Kidnappers Threaten To Indoctrinate Abducted Abuja Chief’s Son Into Banditry
2 Kidnappers Targeting Parents On School Runs Arrested In Ibadan
Court Remands Man For Defiling 4-Year-Old Girl
Abandoned Newborn Baby Found Dead In Jigawa
Ekiti Police, Bereaved Family Disagree Over Kwara Driver’s Death
Okada Rider Stabs Female Passenger To Death Over N50 In Suleja
Ritual: Police Arraign Man With Human Fibroid In Kwara
Aluminium Fabricator Nabbed Over Theft Of Windows, Door Frames
I Sold Hemp To Provide For My Family, Man Tells Court
Dear Obidients There Will Be No Angels And Demons In 2023
When Two Elephants Fight
Editorial: Police Orderly: Stop Wasting Human Resources
As The Campaigns Start: APC Media Armada
2023 And Issues-Based Campaign
Parenting: A Call For Re-Examination
FEC Extends Sugar Masterplan By 10 Years
Nigeria Launches Shea Export Dev’t Project
NNPC, Others To Raise Gas Use To 5m Tons In 3 Years
Nigeria’s Eurobonds Dip Over Ghana’s Sell Pressure
Beneficiaries Repay N3.7trn Of N9trn Intervention Funds – CBN
Power Users Laud CBN 6m Metering Plan, Flay High Billings
Nigeria’s Public Debt Stock Still Within Limits – DMO
Flood, Drought, Insecurity Have Affected Us Badly – Maize Farmers
Beans Planting Time Is Over, Expert Cautions Cowpea Farmers
How We’ll Deliver Gombe To PDP In 2023 —State Party Chair, Others
2023: Why Otedola, Others Were Appointed Peace C’ttee Members
PDP Crisis: We Have Moved On, Shunned Distraction, Says Atiku Campaign
Yobe North: Court Rejects Lawan, Recognises Machina
Over 500 Golfers For 2022 IBB Golf Club Independence Tourney
Lobi Stars Jubilant Over Refurbished McCarthy Camp
Serie A’s First Woman Referee To Make Debut This Weekend
Heidelberg Laureate Forum: 14 Nigerian Students Among Best Young Researchers, Speak On Their Researches
World Literacy Day: Nigeria’s Non-Literate Rate Reduces From 38 To 31% — FG
In Praise Of Dr Bukar Usman
‘Over 900 New Non-Formal Education Centers Opened In North East’
Obasanjo To Clerics: Don’t Allow Politicians Wreck Nigeria In 2023
Eunisell Signs Agreement To Sponsor Abia Warriors
World No.2 Ruud Takes Inspiration From Federer Send-Off
SDP Will Implement Better Life MKO Promised Nigerians — Presidential Candidate
Obaseki Denies Endorsing Peter Obi For President
Muslim, Christian Leaders, Task Parties On Peaceful Campaigns
Anambra Traders Petition Soludo Over Caretaker Committee
Babachir Lawal Has No Influence, APC Lost In His LG As SGF – Oshiomole
Strike: We Won’t Surrender To FG Despite Losing 10 Lecturers – UNICAL ASUU Chair
Despite Buhari’s Assurances, 23 Kaduna Train Passengers Spend 6 Months In Captivity
Chambers Renovation: N/Assembly Weighs Options Over Buhari’s Budget Presentation
‘Over 900 New Non-Formal Education Centers Opened In North East’
Anambra Traders Petition Soludo Over Caretaker Committee
PDP NEC Member Raises Alarm Over ‘Plot To Derail Atiku Campaign’
Minister Asks Banks To Set Up Gender Desks
I Haven’t Been Sacked, Says Chairman Of Anambra Tricycle Association
FEC Extends Sugar Masterplan By 10 Years
Nigeria Launches Shea Export Dev’t Project
NNPC, Others To Raise Gas Use To 5m Tons In 3 Years
Ministry Sues For Calm As Uncertainty Hangs Over 2022 NFF Elections
Over 500 Golfers For 2022 IBB Golf Club Independence Tourney
Lobi Stars Jubilant Over Refurbished McCarthy Camp
Kanu Nwankwo: We Want To Build A Cardiac Hospital In Nigeria

Vanguard

PDP Campaign Flag-Off: We must halt Nigeria’s descent into anarchy — Atiku
Adamu’s NWC fumes, accuses Tinubu of breaching agreements on Campaign Council
BSU Mgt, ASUU differ on resumption
2023 presidential campaigns: Nigeria’s media must resist sophists, sophistry
#Obidatti23 rally: Who is afraid of Lekki Toll Gate?
APC presidential ticket: When faithlessness cries over faith!
Celebrating peace, eschewing racism
Adamu’s NWC fumes, accuses Tinubu of breaching agreements on Campaign Council
PDP Campaign Flag-Off: We must halt Nigeria’s descent into anarchy — Atiku
Business Facilitation Bill 2022 passes Second Reading at House of Reps
Atiku/Okowa Campaign focused on Rescue Nigeria Project — Daniel Bwala
Gender roles, discrimination and domestic violence: A way forward
Flood submerges 65 Ndokwa communities
Police confirm attack on Divisional Hqtrs, death of DCO, civilian in Oyo
No insurance cover for train terrorism victims — NRC boss, Okhiria
Buhari appoints Blessing Akinlosotu, others as Members National Climate Change Council
WRAPA launches project to curb violence against women
1lDeltans in UK mobilise support for Omo-Agege Governorship ambition
NAPTIP rescues 6 children, pregnant girl, arrests 3 human traffickers
Gunmen kill 5 soldiers, one other in Anambra
3 feared dead as RTEAN rival groups clash in Lagos
Cartoon: Investors in insecurity wanted
Cartoon: The Wike(d) day is here
Dear Bunmi, she wanted love-making with me, not marriage
2023: APC flags off campaign rally for Tinubu, Shettima in Abuja
Mr & Mrs: Golden content in gold bag
2023: Don’t allow politicians wreck Nigeria, Obasanjo tells clerics
Census: Time to address marginalisation — Gov Uzodimma
What leaders could learn from the life of the Queen
Dear Bunmi, he boasted, but can he deliver?
UNIBEN to conduct post UTME, DE amidst ASUU strike
2023: Atiku’s policy document, roadmap to nation’s success – Okowa
Hamzat warns against discrimination on account of religion
Photos: Supporters eat “Agbado” at City Boy Movement concert in Abuja
Tinubu to Nigerians: Join me on journey to best future
Lagos commences investigation into death of 3-yr-old patient
2023 elections will make Nigeria, Obasanjo prays
Tinubu to Nigerians: Join me on journey to best future
Ahmed Lawan: Court affirms Machina as APC’s Yobe North senatorial candidate
Flood submerges 65 Ndokwa communities
Police confirm attack on Divisional Hqtrs, death of DCO, civilian in Oyo
No insurance cover for train terrorism victims — NRC boss, Okhiria
NAPTIP rescues 6 children, pregnant girl, arrests 3 human traffickers
Gunmen kill 5 soldiers, one other in Anambra
Oxford: I didn’t get distinction, but I passed, says DJ Cuppy
I can’t win elections alone, Atiku tells aggrieved PDP leaders
OGD flags off campaigns with mega rally Oct 2
Mark Zuckerberg drops out of top 10 richest men in US
CRR: Banks’ lending curtailed as CBN mops up over N6.96trn
Nigeria should adopt fiscal, other reforms to reduce food inflation — IMF
CWG drives digital transformation, unveils fintech company
Bears dominate equities’ market as investors lose N241.6bn
NFF Elections: FG urges stakeholders to abide by court order
I want to play for Spain, not Ghana – Nico Williams
Fury vs Joshua clash not yet off, says Hearn
Childhood cancer: Experts harp on political will to reduce deaths in children
Malnutrition crisis: Donors pledge $0.57bn as Nigeria, 14 others hard hit

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