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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, 17th September, 2022

Good morning Nigeria, welcome to SapaTV roundup of prime newspaper headlines in Nigeria for in the present day, Saturday, 17th September 2022.

Ever for the reason that Russia-Ukraine conflict shot up crude costs from $97 per barrel to $125, oil-resourced international locations, barring Nigeria, have been having the time of their life. But, this can be a nation the place the oil and fuel sector accounts for 9 p.c of the Gross Home Product, contributes about 65 p.c of nationwide income and virtually 90 p.c of international alternate earnings. The paradox of Nigerias poverty when she ought to be a part of her friends within the prosperity get together isn’t misplaced on the world. On Monday, The Economist of London printed an article with the title: How oil-rich Nigeria didn’t revenue from an oil growth. There was additionally the September 2022 report of the Group of Petroleum Exporting International locations (OPEC), the place Angola and war-torn Libya overtook Nigeria as Africas main exporters of crude oil. Then once more, Reuterss story captioned: Nigerias oil output at 32-year low as thieves hobble output which signposts why an unstable and extremely unstable Libya is producing extra crude oil than Nigeria.

If the North African nation with completely different warlords battling for its soul can common a month-to-month 1.123m barrels per day (BPD), way more is predicted of Nigeria with a President who doubles because the Minister of Petroleum Sources. Figures launched just lately by the Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Fee present that Nigerias crude oil manufacturing crashed to 972,394 barrels per day final month, making it the bottom ever in many years. This can be a hunch from the 1,083,899 BPD recorded in July. However the present excessive world value of crude oil, Nigerias web oil revenues at the moment are about 40 p.c decrease than the figures of final yr.

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP)and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar will on Friday afternoon jet overseas to Europe on a enterprise journey.
SapaTV studies that this was made recognized in a press release on Friday by the Media Adviser to Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe.

In keeping with the assertion, Atiku will probably be travelling instantly after his assembly on Friday in Lagos, with the management of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) alongside the PDP vice presidential candidate, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta.
Todays journey is in continuation of an earlier enterprise journey of three weeks in the past.
On the conclusion of his European journey, the previous Vice President may even use the chance to go to his household in Dubai.
His journey is for enterprise and household functions and has nothing to do with medicals as being insinuated in some quarters, the assertion reads.

The late Abubakar Shekaus Boko Haram faction and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) clashed on Thursday resulting in the dying of a commander merely recognized as Kundu and different fighters.
A safety supply mentioned that Kundu and his staff had been on a theft mission when the ISWAP intercepted them on six bikes between Dikwa and Bama native authorities areas.
Confirming the assault, Zagazola Makama, a safety analyst and a counter insurgency in Lake Chad, mentioned, A heavy combat ensued between the terrorists ensuing to dozens of casualties on the facet of the Boko Haram terrorists, whereas few ISWAP terrorists had been wounded.
The Boko Haram terrorists took to their heels leaving their bikes to the ISWAP terrorists.
In the meantime, troops of the Nigerian Military attacked an ISWAP hideouts killing three commanders and lots of different terrorists within the Lake Chad Basin.

The results of a ballot launched by ANAP Basis on Thursday stating that the presidential candidate of the Labour Social gathering, Peter Obi defeated different candidates has generated warmth.
The marketing campaign councils of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, Atiku Abubakar and the candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Social gathering (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso have expressed their grievances over the ballot.
The ballot had proven that Obi got here first with Tinubu and Atiku sharing the second place, whereas the previous Governor of Kano State, Kwankwaso got here forth.
The spokesperson of the NNPP presidential marketing campaign council, Abdulmumin Jubril whereas reacting to the ballot throughout an interview on Channels TV mentioned the NOI ballot over time had been projected wrongly.
He famous that the NOI ballot in 2015 claimed that former president, Goodluck Jonathan will win, nevertheless, he was defeated by Muhammadu Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with pro-Chancellors of Federal Universities over the lingering Tutorial Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) strike.
SapaTV studies that the Nigerian chief met with the Chairman and choose members of Professional-Chancellors of Federal Universities on the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday
Buhari, in a press release signed by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, mentioned his authorities will proceed to have discussions with ASUU management to finish the seven-month strike.
President Buhari additionally promised to seek the advice of with related stakeholders as a way to resolve the lingering industrial motion with out essentially opposing already established coverage.
I’ll make additional consultations, and Sick get again to you, he mentioned.
In his remarks, the chief of the delegation, Professor Nimi Briggs, mentioned the Professional-Chancellors had come to satisfy with the President to discover a lasting resolution to the incessant ASUU strike.
Briggs mentioned regardless of the seven-month strike, the way forward for the college system within the nation is sweet, following the itemizing of the College of Ibadan among the many first 1,000 universities on the earth.

A prime member of Boko Haram recognized as Bashir Bulabuduwaye has reportedly surrendered to troops of the Nigerian military.
Zagazola Makama, a publication targeted on the Lake Chad area revealed that Bulabuduwaye surrendered alongside his relations on Monday in Banki, Bama LGA of Borno state.
The publication famous that Bulabuduwaye was Boko Harams chief executioner who has killed no less than 1,000 individuals who had been captured and sentenced to dying by the terrorist group.
A supply that spoke with the publication mentioned Bulabuduwaye was recognized to be an official who carried out the sentence of dying on condemned individuals, captured army males and civilians when Abubakar Shekau was the chief of the group.
An additional report revealed that Bulabuduwaye had a camp in Kote village of Banki, the place he was hiding with different fighters.

A former Deputy Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Olabode George, says the get together shunned its structure to provide Atiku Abubakar as its presidential candidate.
Talking on Friday throughout an look on Come up TV, George mentioned Atiku emerged because the partys commonplace bearer based mostly on an in-house settlement versus the partys structure.
The previous Army Governor of Ondo State added that the get together caught religiously to its precept of zoning and allowed the previous vice chairman to contest the presidential primaries.
He mentioned it was stunning that some get together members who’re advocating for the partys Nationwide Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, to remain to respect the constitutional provision didnt communicate up when Atiku emerged because the flagbearer.
He mentioned, On the problem of constitutionality, I referred you to the truth that our partys structure explicitly states and I quote: there will probably be zoning and rotation of elective places of work and get together places of work and if we had caught rigidly to that, there was no likelihood for Atiku to have emerged because the presidential candidate.”

A former Deputy Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Olabode George, has acknowledged that the nationwide chairman of the get together, Iyorchia Ayu, should resign earlier than marketing campaign for the 2023 begins.
Chatting with journalists on Thursday, the PDP chieftain acknowledged that the principle opposition get together isn’t a non-public firm owned by anybody.
He insisted {that a} southern candidate should exchange Iyorchia Ayu because the nationwide chairman of the get together, including that the six prime positions within the nation should be equally distributed.
Bode George identified that the presidential candidate of the get together, Atiku Abubakar and Ayu can’t come from the identical area.

President Muhammadu Buhari has authorized the appointment of Andrew Onwudili as the brand new appearing Auditor-Basic of the Federation (AuGf).
SapaTV studies that this was made recognized in a press release on Thursday by the Head of the Press Unit of the Workplace of the Auditor-Basic of the Federation (OAuGF), Ema Oqua.
In keeping with the assertion, the previous AuGF, Adolphus Aghughu retired from public service on September 7.
Onwudili, who earlier than his appointment was a director within the OAuGF and a Fellow of the Affiliation of Nationwide Accountants (ANAN), was described as a thoroughbred, result-oriented public servant with over 30 years {of professional} expertise in audit.
The brand new AuGF joined the federal civil service as a senior auditor and has progressed in his profession to turning into Director of Audit, Further-Ministerial Audit Division within the OAuGF earlier than his appointment.

Reviews rising in the meanwhile have it that two folks have been rushed to the hospital after they had been hit by a stray bullet from the 2Division Nigeria Military at Odogbo in Ibadan.
SapaTV learnt that the gallant troops from the barrack had been on capturing vary throughout the barracks when bullets went out to hit two folks leaving outdoors the military tent.
Narrating their ordeal to newsmen, residents of the group who interacted with The PUNCH mentioned the event has generated stress within the space.
In keeping with them, the 2 victims, one Daniel, about 10 years previous and an grownup popularly generally known as Baba Ajeri within the space have been rushed to the hospital contained in the barracks and armed forces medical personnel are attending to them.
The residents lamented that their buildings, particularly roofs, had been broken by a volley of bullets from the capturing vary whereas lots of them stayed indoors as a way to escape the flying bullets each time the troopers are conducting their capturing train.
Thats the highest Nigerian newspaper headlines for in the present day. Learn extra Nigerian information on SapaTV. See you once more tomorrow.

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