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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES AND NAIJA NEWS FOR SATURDAY 23RD OCTOBER, 2021

 

 

GOOD MORNING NIGERIA.



NAIJA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES AND NAIJA NEWS FOR SATURDAY 23RD OCTOBER, 2021.

 

*PUNCH*

Despite telecom shutdown, Zamfara bandits contact kidnapped corpers’ families for N4m ransom

US asks Nigeria to restrict Super Tucano to North

Buhari mulls pardon for Saro-Wiwa, others 26 years after execution

Senate panel plans legislation to arrest rising recurrent expenditure

Alleged N3bn fraud: Ex-NSITF boss gets bail, trial begins Nov 8

Court stops Customs’ 65% levy imposed on syringes importer

50,000 women die of maternal reproduction annually – FG

Prices of cooking gas rose by 21.42% in September – NBS

NAPTIP rescue Nasarawa children sold in Anambra, given Igbo names

We made error in SAN list, says LPPC

Exam malpractices require stiffer penalties, says JAMB registrar, Oloyede

Rail attack: CAN backs El-Rufai, wants bandits labelled terrorists

PCN shuts Kaduna 650 medicine outlets for illegal practices

Everything is the opposite yet Nigeria not a complete disaster – Soyinka

We’re unaware of Otedola’s share acquisitions – FBN Holdings

No excuse for Boko Haram war after 10 years, says Atiku

My father was jailed for not sending me to school – Atiku

Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho’s supporters, lawyers tackle Malami over terrorism accusation

Secondus moves to stop PDP convention, writes party leaders

Ijaw congress knocks northern legislators for proposing derivation

Zulum hails military for dislodging ISWAP fighters

Anambra gov Obiano signs anti-open grazing bill

#EndSARS: Obaseki pledges N190m compensation for victims, wants mental check for policemen

LG chair returns IDPs to new Marte, Boko Haram stronghold

Soldier pulled gun on my wife in presence of our little children, set our house ablaze –Imo man

(www.punchng.com)

 

*THE NATION*

Govt links Igboho to Boko Haram sponsor; Kanu to #EndSARS protests

Sunday Igboho’s major financier is a National Assembly member – Malami

DSS releases two Igboho aides after 114 days in custody

Buhari mulls posthumous pardon for Saro-Wiwa, eight others

China to pursue stronger ties with Nigeria – Jinping

Abuja-Kaduna train service resumes Saturday – FG

Anger in South-south over northern lawmakers’ plot to scrap 13% derivation

Ohaneze, others differ as FG blames IPOB for Akunyili, Gulak killings, 184 others

My 120-hour ordeal in kidnappers’ den —Kogi varsity professor

Salpha Energy signs World Bank-funded NEP grant agreement

Borno to close IDP camps December 31 – Zulum

Lalong presents N106.8b budget for 2022

Many feared dead as illegal refinery explodes in Rivers

Lagos Neighbourhood officers sanctioned for brutalising Uber driver during #EndSARS protest

Mining company gives scholarship to 37 Barkin Ladi students

NAPS hails donation of food items to Southern Kaduna communities

Jealous lover pushes girlfriend to her death in Bauchi

Woman who sold her baby for N150,000 caught for selling her mistress’ newborn

Police arrest 3 for allegedly exhuming corpse in Ogun

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

*VANGUARD*

Only reward for hard work will make doctors practice medicine in Nigeria – Osinbajo

Cyberattack: NCC alerts Telecom Consumers on Flubot Malware

Amaechi visits bomb explosion site

FG postpones Digital Nigeria 2021

Quest for peace, unity of Nigeria is Buhari’s driving force – Adesina

EndSARS memorial: LNSA sanctions officers over assault on protesters

Soldiers engage gunmen in shootout in Ekiti State, rescue 6 abductees

Pope Francis receives PSG shirt from Messi

Kanu: CSO expresses sadness, writes DSS over alleged unlawful blockage of court

PDP: Court bars Orbih, others from convention

Sylva accepts outcome of APC state congress in Bayelsa as Lokpobiri faction kicks

2023: Osinbajo as consensus candidate will douse tension ― APC group

Bagudu lauds soldiers for sustaining peace in Kebbi

Enugu govt extends verification of status of monetized quarters

Ekiti begins planting of 5m trees to checkmate erosion

We supply 60m litres of water daily to Bauchi metropolis – Official

Over 9,000 women on self-injecting family planning in Nasarawa — Coordinator

How bandits attacked us with petrol bombs, injured one ― Imo police

Police burst Kidnapping/gun running Syndicate, parade child trafficker in Calabar

Kogi community begs govt to rehabilitate township roads

I sold my baby for N150,000 to pay house rent ― Woman confesses

(www.vanguardngr.com)

*SPORT*

*WWE Crown Jewel 2021 Results,Grade* Bleacher report

SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos defeated The Hurt Business by pinfall. Grade:B

Hell in a Cell Match: Edge defeated Seth Rollins by pinfall. Grade: A

Mansoor defeated Mustafa Ali by pinfall. Grade: B

RK-Bro defeated AJ Styles and Omos by pinfall to retain the Raw Tag Team Championship. Grade: B-

Zelina Vega defeated Doudrop by pinfall to win the Queen’s Crown tournament. Grade: C+

Falls Count Anywhere Match: Goldberg defeated Bobby Lashley by pinfall. Grade: B-

Xavier Woods defeated Finn Balor by pinfall to become King of the Ring. Grade: B+

Big E defeated Drew McIntyre by pinfall to retain the WWE Championship. Grade: A-

Becky Lynch defeated Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks by pinfall to retain the SmackDown Women’s Championship. Grade: A

Roman Reigns defeated Brock Lesnar by pinfall to retain the Universal Championship. Grade: B

 

*WWE SmackDown results, recap, grades:(23/10/21)*

Brock Lesnar attacks Roman Reigns and gets suspended for his actions

Drew McIntyre def. Sami Zayn via pinfall after a Claymore.

Kofi Kingston held a “coronation” for Xavier Woods, celebrating his King of the Ring victory.

Mansoor def. Mustafa Ali via pinfall with a roll-up.

Mansoor beat Ali for the second straight night after winning their Crown Jewel clash.

Hit Row def. Two local Enhancement Talents via pinfall after a combination side slam and running kick.

Happy Corbin def. Shinsuke Nakamura via pinfall after End of Days.

Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair exchanged title belts.

Flair, drafted to SmackDown, held the Raw women’s title. Lynch was in the opposite situation, as SmackDown champion and drafted to Raw.

The two had a title exchange ceremony, briefly jawing

Flair threw down a challenge for a winner-take-all match.


This was interrupted by Sasha Banks, who ended the show by knocking Flair from the ring after Lynch said she would see one of the women at Survivor Series.


 

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