News Headlines Sept 9, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Sept 9, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


NNPC’s Assets Rise by 18.7% as Corporation Publishes 2020 Audited Results
FIRS: Why We Are Against States’ Collection of VAT
Report: Terrorists Launched 500 Attacks on MNJTF, Killed 2,368 Soldiers Using State Weapons
Breaking: ECOWAS Suspends Guinea
THISDAY Law Editor, Onikepo Braithwaite, 129 Other Lawyers Shortlisted for Award of SAN Rank
FG Approves 5G Network for Nigeria
Ayade: C’River’s 140-Bed Hospital Will Be Africa’s Reference Point
Kogi: EFCC Now Tool of Oppression, Opposition Parties Tell Buhari
Buhari Rejoices With Global Essayist, Prof. Williams, At 70
Lawmakers Accuse AuGF of Reckless Spending of Budgetary Allocation
CBN Gov Calls for Urgent Action to Address Food Crisis
AIG Announces 2021/2022 Scholarship Recipients
Judges Can’t Feign Ignorance of Orders from Coordinate Jurisdictions, Says Azinge
Global Financial Crisis Looms as US Risks Defaulting on National Debt
Oil Production Optimisation Critical to Economic Recovery, Says DP
Police Arrest Killers of Dariye’s Father
Ruling on VAT, Step to Restructuring, Says Farotimi
DSS Files Terrorism Charges against Igboho’s Aides
Kogi to Benefit from 13% Derivation Fund, Says RMAFC
Court Remands Man Who Hid 250kg of Heroine in Anus
Abia Embarks on Reconstruction of Ariaria Market
Miyetti Allah is in Charge of Nigeria, Benue Alleges
N6bn Captagon Pills Meant for Bandits, Insurgents, Marwa Alleges
APC Using EFCC to Bully Anambra Politicians, ADC Alleges
Osinbajo: Africa Has Prospect for Opportunities in Next 10 Years
Ministry of Humanitarian to Support Naval Officers’ Wives
‘Why Nigeria Military is Deficient n Hardware’
Ohuabunwa Advocates Electronic Voting in Elections
MTN Spends N72bn to Renew Unified Access, Spectrum Licences
Obi Donates N100M to Shanahan School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health…
Omogiafo: Transcorp Aims at Improving Lives, Transform Nigerian Economy
The $418 Million Question
‘Local Supply Still Low in the Poultry Sub-sector of the Economy’
AIT Deepens Africa’s Tech Talents, Graduates Eighth Batch of Ph.Ds
Fraudsters Invade Aviation Industry with Fake Recruitment
ICT Stakeholders to Make Projections at ICT Impact CEO Forum
EpiAFRIC Set to Hold Sixth ‘Health Meets Tech Hackathon’
FDC: Nigeria Still Poverty Capital of the World
Breaking: ECOWAS Suspends Guinea
Rivers Begins Enforcement of VAT Law
Pantami: FEC has Approved 5G Policy for Nigeria
Pensioners Protest Non-payment of Gratuities in Rivers
Oil Production Optimisation Critical to Economic Recovery, Says DPR
Army Chief Attributes Military’s Deficiency in Hardware to Funding, Diplomatic Bottlenecks
‘One Chance’ Criminals Stole Igboho’s Associate’s Case File, DSS Tells Court
FG: Zamfara Telecoms Shutdown at Instance of Security Agencies
Buhari Approves Fatima Waziri-Azi as NAPTIP DG
Abia Embarks on Reconstruction of Ariaria Market
Buhari Approves Appointments of New Heads of Education Agencies
Bauchi to Benefit from World Bank’s ACRESAL Project
Customs Probes Alleged Shooting of Katsina Commissioner’s Convoy by Personnel
Like Health Sector, Security Needs Inclusive Action Committee
CBN Directs Banks, PSBs to Disaggregate Bulk Payments
UK to Partner Nasarawa in Agric, Others
Samsung Heavy Industries Receives Award of Merit from TETFund
Rent4Less Raises $1m to Entrench Monthly Rental Culture in Africa
FEDA Makes Inaugural Investment into Liquid Intelligent Technologies
US Mission Welcomes 250 Women into 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs
Ohuabunwa advocates electronic voting for Nigerian elections
‘We Are Coping with Whatever Debts Osun Has Incurred’
Time to Inaugurate NDDC Board, Prosecute Persons Indicted by Audit
NBA Registers 1,000 Lawyers on GIFSHIP Health Insurance Platform
Fitbit Redefines Strength With Charge 5
Verve Heralds Fourth Edition of Nigeria’s Biggest Fitness Event with Multi-city Fitness Train
A Country Cursed With Abundance
Nigeria’s Female Team Begins ICC World Cup Ticket Chase in Botswana
NBBF Vows to Retain Brown as D’Tigers’ Head Coach
Eunisell Boot: Nwankwo, Atshimene Emerge Joint Winners
Air Peace Boss Redeems N20m Promise to Super Eagles
FIFA Puts Ahmed Musa’s Century Feat Champagne on Ice

The Punch

GDP rising, inflation falling, yet poverty worsening – Rewane
Benue, Akeredolu slam Miyetti Allah over anti-open grazing comments
Gunmen abduct three Obasanjo’s workers in Ogun
Buhari’s visit: Police warn troublemakers, MASSOB seeks Kanu’s release
Families throng Lagos cemetery as fallen tree breaks graves
VAT collection row: Wike talks tough, Lagos defends bill as FIRS writes National Assembly
Passengers strangle Lagos doctor-turned Uber driver, steal car
NMA, NARD blame Ngige for prolonged strike
We abducted ex-gov Dariye’s father to share in his money – Suspect
Girl married for three weeks kills husband for rejecting divorce
Nigeria records N1.87tn trade deficit amid rising crude exports
Andersen faults FIRS, says Nigeria contributes 10.19% to MultiChoice’s revenue
Naira extends freefall as dollar hits N535
PDP govs, stakeholders yet to agree on zoning, others
Uzodinma ruling Imo from exile, PDP alleges
Benue APGA disowns members over alleged anti-party activities
LG poll: OSIEC promises credible election, adopts presidential system
NFF confirms PUNCH report, makes a U-turn on Musa’s 100-cap claim
Eunisell Boot: Joint top scorers Nwankwo, Atshimene receive N3.8m
Federations’ elections to hold Sept 30
Volleyball: Nigeria beat South Sudan in Nations Cup tourney
Need for faithful implementation of NDDC audit report
Alleged infidelity: ‘No one is perfect’, Tuface breaks silence on Annie feud
Nollywood produced 635 movies in 2021 second quarter -NBS
BBNaija S6: I saw what I needed in Maria -Whitemoney
Police invite comedian Nedu’s ex-wife Uzoamaka Ohiri

Daily Trust

Bandits Flee To Neighbouring States As Military Bombards Zamfara
30 States Risk Bankruptcy As Lagos, Rivers Set For New VAT Regime
UNIMAID Is Playing A Key Role To End Insurgency In Nigeria – VC
That Is Someone’s Child
Politics Of Eligible Customer In The Power Sector
RMAFC And Nigeria’s Rectitude
Officer Shot Dead Inside Kano Police Station
Hoodlums Burn Policemen Inside Patrol Van In Delta
Pensioners Storm Rivers Govt House Over Non-Payment Of Gratuity
Buhari Fires NAPTIP DG
JUST IN: 7 Family Members Of Kajuru Emir Freed After 2 Months In Captivity
Keep Off During Buhari’s Visit, Imo Warns IPOB
Three Commissioners Quit Lalong’s Cabinet, Join LG Chairmanship Race
Nigeria Records 750 Newborn Deaths Daily – Pediatrician
Suspects: Why We Kidnapped, Killed Ex-Gov Dariye’s Father
NTA Official Stoned To Death In Kogi
Nigeria’s Infracredit Expands As Leadway Assurance Invests $5m Equity
We Spend N100m Daily To Return Empty Containers — Importers
MTN Pays FG 72bn For Renewal Of Licenses
DPR Charges Operators On Remote Monitoring System
UAE Flight Ban: Nigerians Explore Alternatives As Airlines, Others Count Losses
Uproar As Makinde Buys Forms For PDP Congresses
Kogi: Call EFCC To Order, Opposition Parties Tell Buhari
Why Senator Akume Should Take Over From Buni
Kano Assembly Joins Call For State Police, Devolution Of Powers
Plateau Crisis: APC Bigwigs Demand Apology From Assembly Speaker Over ‘Divisive’ Activities
We Used 2021 Afrobasket To Groom New Players For Paris 2024 — Kida
NFF Bows To FIFA On Ahmed Musa’s ‘100 Caps’
Eunisell Boot Winners, Nwankwo, Atshimene To Receive N3.8m Each
Air Peace CEO, Onyema Fulfils N20m Pledge To Super Eagles
Man City Have The Most Expensive Squad In Europe
‘Stop The Madness’, Tuface Breaks Silence On Marital Crisis
Keep My Name Out Of Your Mouth – Boma Warns Cubana Chief Priest
Annie Idibia Threatens Hell As Tuface ‘Sneaks To America’
Trump To Serve As Commentator As Holyfield Returns To The Ring
US Treated ‘1.5m HIV Patients In Nigeria’
US First Lady Leaves White House For Teaching Job
Catholic Bishop Resigns After Falling In Love
Taliban Declares Afghanistan Islamic Emirate, Forms All-Male Government
Issues Before The New Agric Minister
We Are Working On Local ‘Super Cows,’ FG Agency Says
Residents Kill Suspected Bandit In Katsina
Robbers Attack Garki Estate
Curfew, Ban On Tricycles Relaxed In Jos
Jos Crisis: Gada Biyu Motor Park Safe For Commuters – Mgt
Police Arrest 8 Over Kidnap, Murder Of Ex-Gov Dariye’s Father
NDLEA Intercepts N6bn Drugs Meant For Boko Haram In Lagos
Man Remanded Over N2m Fraud
Monitor Autonomy On Cut-Off Marks

The Sun

NNPC releases 2020 audited financial statement
Robbers stole Igboho’s aides’ case file, DSS tells court
FG urges calm as earth tremor rocks Oyo community
MASSOB to Igbo leaders: Ask Buhari to release Kanu during visit to Imo
Akeredolu hits Miyetti Allah
VAT: Wike, corporate bodies interface as law takes effect Sept
UNICEF expresses worry as Cholera kills 2,035 in 2 months
Alleged misappropriation of funds: EFCC misinterpreted facts –Bello
ICPC storms Bayelsa to probe constituency projects
CBN gov warns of impending food crisis
Flood overrun roads, buildings in Benin
Buhari sacks NAPTIP DG, names Waziri-Azi as replacement
ZLP candidate, Okonkwo, promises free education if elected
Obiano raises the alarm, rejects storage of INEC materials in Imo
Accord party’ll conduct LG election, implement council autonomy if elected –Ifeatu Obi
Leave APC, return home, APGA begs 6 defecting lawmakers
Keke, motorcycle drivers’ unions endorse Soludo for governor
No sub-national government allowed to collect VAT –FIRS
Guinness empowers Imo women with mobile bars
MultiChoice: Andersen faults FIRS’ basis for N1.8trn tax liability
Ammasco empowers auto technicians with 130 tool boxes
Glo Berekete elicits excitement among subscribers
Masari: What manner of governor!
Race to embrace history (2)
Anambra PDP: Not yet party time
Unending bloodbaths: Benue, Plateau peoples’ lives matter
Are surrendering Boko Haram insurgents prisoners of war entitled to rehabilitation? (1)
‘Complete/total blackout’ wrong
Why Neke/Mbu/Ogbodu-Abba/Obollo-Etiti World Bank road failed –Enugu govt
FEC directs deployment of 5-G Network
Ikpeazu calls for true fiscal federalism
CBN tasks banks, others on bulk payment disaggregation
‘NGX open to collaborating with NNPC on financing opportunities’
Abia Micro Finance Bank to launch credit cluster scheme to boost SMEs


BACK STORY OF THE DAY: Stakeholders Dispel Negative Rumours, Call For Concerted Efforts As 5G Era Nears
Defence Ministry To Regularise Teachers’ Appointments 9, 2021
Minister Extends NSIPs To Naval Officers’ Wives
Bandits Kill Policeman, 5 Vigilantes, Abduct 23 In Kaduna
Convention: PDP May Throw Chairmanship Position Open
All Set For LEADERSHIP Conference And Awards 2020 Today
VAT: Rivers Government, Corporate Bodies Meet As Lagos Vows To Enforce Law
Anti-Banditry Ops: Troops Ordered To Observe Rules Of Engagement
Air Peace Boss, Onyema Redeems N20m Cash Price To Super Eagles
MultiChoice: Andersen Faults FIRS’ Basis For N1.18trn Tax Liability
NBBF Premier League Dunk-off With Fun Fare
NYG: FG Warns Against Age Cheats, False Claims Of Disability
Nigeria To Partner South Africa On Youth, Sports Development
Lingard Rejects New Man Utd Deal, Seeks Assurances On First-team
Team Nigeria At Tokyo Paralympics
Nigeria’s contingent to the just concluded Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan is back with laurels that have done the nation proud…


VAT: Wike informs corporate bodies, stakeholders on commencement of implementation
Bitcoin crashes on adoption as El Salvador’s legal tender
No booby-trap will affect implementation of VAT collection in Lagos, says Commissioner for Justice
2023: NGO decries low voter registration in Ebonyi
I will not bypass any opportunity to make my society a better one ― Naija Traffic boss, Iking Ferry
Commissioner nominee tears Edo council PDP apart
NANS urges FG to reopen Ogun land borders
Gombe seeks partnership with NIPC on technical support, investment drive
Bulk payments to be processed on banks, PSP platforms ― CBN
How NDLEA intercepted N6bn insurgents’ drugs in Lagos port ― Marwa
Two killers of Police Inspector shot dead in Imo
Police arrest 19 suspected kidnappers of 60-yr-old man in Jigawa
Equities investors lose N24.4bn on bearish trade
Union Bank gives recipe for combating cybercrime
FG approves 5G internet connectivity spectrum for Nigeria
Guinea coupists to form new government in weeks
Killers of 93-year-old father of former gov, Dariye, confess
Federal Agency Assistant Director reportedly commits suicide over EFCC…
2023: NGO decries low voter registration in Ebonyi
I will not bypass any opportunity to make my society a…
Commissioner nominee tears Edo council PDP apart
NANS urges FG to reopen Ogun land borders
Gombe seeks partnership with NIPC on technical support,…
Bulk payments to be processed on banks, PSP platforms ― CBN
COVID-19: Why govt should not make vaccination compulsory…
Tax reforms: FIRS seeks constitutional amendment for…
VAT: Wike informs corporate bodies, stakeholders on…
Downpour submerges Ugbowo axis of Benin, commuters stranded
Suspected pirates attack boat, abduct 5 passengers in Rivers
FG has spent billions of naira on social investments…
Declare state of emergency in health, education system, PFN…
Onyema redeems pledge, doles out N20 million to Super Eagles
Oyo NSCDC commences forensic evaluation for arms-bearing…
Benin Traditional Council disowns Germany based fundraisers
DSS slaps terrorism charges against Sunday Igboho’s…
Three commissioners resign appointments to contest LG poll…
FEC approves 5G policy for Nigeria
Insecurity: Terrorists masquerading as bandits now in South…
Police arrest man for posing as CBN agent to defraud people…
No booby-trap will affect implementation of VAT collection…
Fayemi appoints administrators for newly created 19 Ekiti…
JUST IN: Jigawa govt bans use of Motorcycles
Next LG elections in Osun will be presidential system ―…
Our hospital is in dire need of N2bn financial support ―…
Akeredolu signs judicial, legislature autonomy bills into…
‘One chance’ thieves have snatched Igboho’s aides’ case…
Buhari sacks Mohammed, names Waziri-Azi as NAPTIP DG
Defence Minister on the nuisance of bandits
Revenue formula: Ending a cycle of injustice
Kogi: Will power shift in 2023?
Corruption will persist unless… —Ex lawmaker
Why we are investing in education, healthcare —Agboola

The Guardian

What Ndigbo will tell Buhari in Owerri today, by Ohanaeze, MASSOB, Igbo leaders
Manufacturers’ confidence in economy improves amid forex, inflation challenges
Ministry picks Nov 30 for federations’ elections
Bandits kill policeman, five vigilantes in Kaduna, kidnap others
Lagos communities fret over exposed vandalised petroleum pipeline
Akeredolu vows to deal with open-grazing offenders
COVAX flays ‘unacceptable’ vaccine disparity between rich, poor nations
Health workers shelve planned strike as NMA opposes parity in hazard allowance
Security agencies requested shutdown of telecoms services in Zamfara, says FG
How NDLEA intercepted N6bn narcotics meant for insurgents in Lagos port
Katsina: Customs arrests four officers for shooting at commissioner’s convoy
‘Flood, accidents claim 39 lives in Jigawa’
Police lose three officers, arrest six armed robbery suspects in Delta
Nigeria deserves victory against Cape Verde, says Rohr
Over N6m up for grabs as MGI Scrabble Premier League final gets date
IPOB order threatens NNL Super Eight playoff as rain washes off competition
Pinnick, 33, Amstel Malta hail Eagles’ dominance of Qatar 2022 Group C
Sponsors pick Nwankwo, Atshimene as Eunisell Boot Awards’ joint winners
‘I can’t wait to floor Olowu’, I-Star boasts aheads GOtv Boxing Night 23
Ekiti 2022 Guber Race: APC, PDP slowed by internal strife
October convention sacrosanct, PDP governors insist
Ohuabunwa advocates e-voting in future elections
Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 46
Smartphone vendors target affordable devices as market sees 2% Q2 growth
Andersen faults FIRS on N1.8trn tax liability on Multichoice
Investors’ wealth dips further by N25b in bearish trading
FG seeks private sector collaboration on infrastructure development
How not to visit a commercial capital
Need for a re-invigorated NDDC board
Corruption is Nigeria’s power sector demon
Our navy’s NNS absurdity
Only 2.8% of subscribers are post-paid users as data consumption soars
Data Centre operators plan more digital infrastructure investments
SystemSpecs seeks collaborations for sustainable ICT sector
Facebook, others launch campaign to tackle false news in Nigeria
Scientists one step closer to wiping out malaria
‘Palm oil’ reverses crude oil-induced genotoxicity, slows ageing
Addressing ‘catastrophic harm to health’ from climate change
Innovative use of world’s first malaria vaccine generates remarkable results, life-saving opportunity

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