Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The Nation

  • Customs bursts Adamawa syndicate rebagging foreign rice as local 
  • BREAKING: Fresh attacks on Nigerians in South Africa
  • Buhari’s new measures on cost of governance commendable – BMO
  • The 30-Man Ballon d’Or: Messi, Ronaldo, Van Dijk listed 
  • UEFA Champions League: Red-hot Dennis set to punish PSG 
  • Pencil production begins in Nigeria
  • Delta wins Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup 
  • Court remands three in prison over alleged attempted robbery
  • Plot to smuggle Maina out of custody foiled 
  • Navy wants special tribunal for oil thieves 
  • BREAKING: Court freezes 23 properties allegedly linked to Maina 
  • Buhari arrives Sochi ahead of Russia – Africa Economic Summit 
  • Court remands man over alleged rape, impersonation 
  • BREAKING: N7.65bn fraud: Kalu knows fate Dec 2 
  • Airtel introduces new data plan  
  • We can’t afford to fail Nigerians- Osinbajo 
  • Lagos pupil may go blind after teacher’s beating 
  • BREAKING: Naira Marley’s card fraud trial adjourned 
  • PSC appoints six DIGs, others 
  • ‘Cultists’ bid to behead youth foiled in Imo
  • Banks: we didn’t ask MTN to charge for USSD 
  • Hundreds flee as bandits threaten 15 Kaduna villages
  • Firms with N185.6b cash gets approval for extension, says NIPC
  • Senate rejects Niger Delta ministry’s N23b budget
  • PDP sets up sub-committees for Bayelsa poll 
  • LCCI carpets clamp down on auto dealers 
  • NNPC remits N729.3b, N602.3b to Federation Account
  • NYSC votes N50m for radio, N127m to fumigate office 
  • Court seals Anambra church over noise 
  • Early morning fire razes shops in Warri
  • N2.5b ‘fraud’: Minister’s, others’ absence stalls Kawu’s, others’ trial 
  • Ministry demands additional N64b 
  • ‘Govt using recovered loot for the poor’
  • Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s Ikoyi houses 
  • We didn’t exclude media, says Lawan 
  • Police recover 99 rustled cows in Katsina 
  • Six UI staffs in DSS net 
  • Police recover N10m from kidnap gang, arrest 81 suspects 
  • ‘If we do not board the train of progress, it will pass us by’
  • Bello planning poll day violence, alleges Wada



  • 40-year-old man drowns in Kano pond
  • Our members not involved in University of Ibadan exam fraud  -ASUU
  • VIDEO: Man apologises after assaulting Bobrisky, bashing car and smashing phone
  • The aristo syndrome as violation of womanhood
  • Four fishermen drown in lake
  • Ex-US President Jimmy Carter hospitalised over pelvic fracture
  • Lawyer’s absence stalls Port Harcourt serial killer’s arraignment
  • Butt urges patience over ‘exciting’ Manchester United youngsters
  • Army captures two Boko Haram commanders, 14 others
  • Staring at women’s breasts makes men live longer, healthier —Study
  • Man City offer Sterling £450,000 weekly to snub Real
  • Four Tanzanian fishermen drown in Lake Victoria —Police
  • Buhari, stay at your duty post
  • $9.5m FIFA grant: Court fixes December 16 for AGF report
  • Two-day-old Davido’s son ‘opens’ over 200 Instagram accounts
  • Lagos hospital MD, wife re-arraigned for attempted murder
  • Court seals Anambra church over noise pollution
  • Police arrest Chadian, Nigerien kidnap suspects, recover N10m
  • Police release vehicle to panel beater after PUNCH’s report
  • Collision: Injured BRT driver dies
  • Two children missing in Ondo flood
  • Car thief jailed for four years
  • Youths protest bad roads in Niger, Imo
  • Two children missing as flood ravages Ondo community
  • NASS uncovers N4bn non-existent projects under NIWA
  • Niger Delta: Senate rejects Akpabio’s N23bn capital budget
  • Imo assembly orders probe of alleged Okorocha’s 250 bank accounts
  • Useni appeals verdict on Plateau gov election
  • APC hands flag to Bayelsa gov candidate
  • Appeal court affirms Uba Sani’s election
  • FG disburses $103.64m Abacha loot to the poor
  • Soft-drink tax may cause job losses, hyperinflation –Experts
  • Nigerians spend N2.4tn annually on vehicle imports
  • Nigeria needs to reduce fuel subsidy now –IMF
  • 20 new rail coaches’ll arrive next month –Amaechi
  • PenCom spent N12.3bn IGR illegally, National Assembly alleges


The Guardian

  • Nigerian authorities plan to arrest Fisayo Soyombo over undercover investigations
  • Presidency claims using old vehicles despite yearly budget
  • Saraki kicks as court orders forfeiture of houses
  • Bandits sack 2000 in Kaduna as police parade 81
  • UI hands over six workers to DSS for exam malpractices
  • Customs arrest 15 suspects in Adamawa for re-bagging foreign rice
  • Netanyahu suffers defeat in failing to form Israeli government
  • French farmers stage protests as anger boils over
  • 6 UI staff in DSS net over examination malpractise
  • Court orders forfeiture of Maina properties to Federal Government
  • Britain’s Johnson races Brexit clock as deadline looms
  • Alleged $9.5m FIFA Grant : Court fixes December 16 for AGF report
  • Dortmund in Milan without skipper Reus, Sancho back
  • Football dementia study 15 years too late, says ex-England player
  • Barcelona seek sixth straight win at spirited Slavia
  • ‘Gentle giant’ Lukaku thriving at Inter Milan after Man United flop
  • Rising Chelsea stars face acid test against youth kings Ajax
  • Emerging ethnic crisis in Nigerian universities
  • Group threatens to sue Customs for allegedly sealing its business premises unlawfully
  • Rumblings in Ondo APC ahead of 2020 guber polls
  • Pound falls before Brexit votes
  • Sell pressure in 15 stocks drag NSE’s indices by N28 billion
  • Banks deny telco on USSD charges, services
  • Nicki Minaj and Kenneth5 Things You Should Know About Nicki Minaj’s New Husband, Kenneth Petty
  • Ruff Rugged & Raw Set To Make Comeback With New Album
  • 5 Vital Lessons To Learn From The Glory Osei And Muyiwa Folohunso Scandal
  • Global hand washing day–clean hands for all
  • Business and accountable governance obligations of leadership – Part 4
  • The NDDC forensic audit order
  • Kogi impeachment and constitutional vandalism
  • Capital defence lawyers task Federal Government on right to life
  • Institute urges amendment to its enabling law to award degrees
  • Nigerian Air Force investigates alleged killing of two persons in Sokoto
  • Flooding to trigger building collapse in major cities
  • Drinks, not food, with added sugar promote weight gain




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