Nigerian Newspapers Today – 23rd of October 2019


  • $9.6bn judgment: Malami, IG, Emefiele lead FG team to UK legal battle
  • Charges against Sowore, mockery of justice system –SERAP
  • Doctors, dentists face tribunal for professional lapses
  • Nigeria earned N28.6trn from oil, others in five years —NEITI
  • Russian firm in fresh bid to rehabilitate Ajaokuta Steel
  • Zamfara bandits release nursing mother, 30 others
  • Naval comdr murdered in Kaduna
  • CHAN: Hawks down Eagles 4-1 in Lome
  • UI releases cut-off marks for 2019/2020
  • Nigeria to earn $6.35bn in taxes, royalties – NNPC
  • UBA launches service on Apple business chat
  • No going back on Ebonyi airport project – Umahi
  • Ekiti begins employment of 1,000 secondary school teachers
  • Rustlers kill two, attack soldiers in Adamawa
  • Oyo exempts churches, mosques from tax net
  • Osun threatens to prosecute Oyetola’s potraits sellers
  • Delta stops private schools’ approval over standard
  • Expose criminals in your midst, Bauchi CP charges Fulani
  • My parents waiting to sell South African properties – 17-year-old returnee
  • Police nab woman who stole two-month old baby in Ado-Ekiti
  • Week-old baby stolen in Gombe, recovered in Lagos suburb
  • I was nicknamed Senior ‘corper’ during NYSC orientation – 60-year-old US-based Nigerian


The Nation

  • Osinbajo, British, French ambassadors for UNILAG International Week
  • Senate to back Buhari’s plans on economy, insecurity, says Sani
  • Power crisis looms as NBET, GenCos disagree on service charge 
  • N5.4tr debt: AMCON seeks INEC’s backing to block 12,537 mega debtors 
  • Nigeria launches battle to quash $9.6b verdict in UK 
  • Workers now getting N30,000 wage, says Ngige
  • Labour confirms commencement of payment
  • Army launches Operation Positive Identification in Northeast
  • Naval officer murdered in barracks, mutilated body dumped inside well 
  • ASUU accuses vice chancellors of mismanagement 
  • Ooni to install Kessington Oodole Oodua 
  • OPC can tackle security in Southwest, says Gani Adams 
  • CBN cashless policy’ll benefit Nigerians, says PayAttitude founder Apochi 
  • Adamawa APC conducts council poll primaries
  • Ayade seeks Fed Govt’s backing to get $1.3b sovereign guarantee for projects 
  • Makinde, Oyo ALGON trade words over council funds, OYSIEC members’ sack
  • Fayemi advocates review of education curriculum
  • Kaduna Electric begins meter installation 
  • Five die, many injured in Ekiti road crash
  • Dangote empowers 106,000 women with N1.1b in four states



  • Osinbajo prays for peace, blessings as Akwa Ibom marks 32 years of creation
  • Border closure: Nigerians shouldn’t panic over scarcity of rice ― RIFAN
  • Wadume: Police fortify detention facility holding millionaire kidnap kingpin
  • Piracy reports on Nigeria is manipulated – Navy
  • Nigeria earned N28.6trn from oil, non-oil sources in 5 years
  • 50 runners sign up for Onitsha City Marathon, says official
  • Kwara U15 female handball players awarded scholarships
  • Ogun may establish two new universities
  • Strange: Lightning kills 36 cows on Ondo sacred hill
  • Borno LG boss hires special hunters from North to fight Boko haram
  • Obaseki builds, donates Industrial Court to FG
  • Our evacuation of Nigerians may end xenophobia attacks in South Africa – Allen Onyema


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