News Headlines Aug 1, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 1, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Media: Why women matter
El-Zakzaky goes home at las
El- Zakzaky, Shi’ites and their many battles with authorities
It’s unlikely to see an Igbo President in our lifetime – Okolo-Olisa
Anambra 2021: APC’s peace of the graveyard
Obasanjo didn’t impose me as Adamawa Senator – Bent
‘My advocacy born out of bitter experiences’
CAN Chairman should tell the truth, parents paid N60million – Parent
‘We paid N500,000 each,yet our children were not released’ – Agony of parents of kidnapped Bethel Baptist College pupils
Your virginity mustn’t be for sale!
Somebody to lean on
‘Women finding it difficult to access govt funds’
LEON BALOGUN: ‘Steven Gerard doesn’t shout at his players’
CALLUM HUDSON-ODOI: I’m in love with basketball
FUNKE OSHONAIKE : I’ll not quit until I help produce a better me
KAFILAT ADEDEJI: My life as a mushroom farmer
Ohakim not a failure for defecting to another party
Accounting for Ogun’s rising investment profile
“Citizens Bleed!”: tabloid headlines and the endless human capacity for trauma and re-traumatization
Do we have political parties in Nigeria? Any difference between APC and PDP?
Are the National Assembly and apc symbiotic twins: A non- legal look at the new Electoral Bill
Between Self-determination and Restructuring: Which Way for Nigeria?
Blunt ultimatum
Soccer as political metaphor
Eze Ndigbo Ghana receives new Nigeria High Commissioner
Onyeama, Chime, Nnamani hail Enugu APC congress
Abba Kyari deletes post mocking probe of FBI allegations
Our ward congresses successful, peaceful – APC
Abe’s order didn’t affect our ward congress, says Rivers APC
Aregbesola loyalists kick as Osun APC elect consensus ward leaders
One killed, scores injured as Ekiti APC congress turns bloody
Kyari’s younger brother deletes pix of luxury cars on Instagram
Youths torch secretariat as crisis rocks A’Ibom APC ward congresses
Court stops Bayelsa APC from conducting ward congresses
Buni: is APC on the path of self destruction?
Thompson-Herah beats Fraser-Pryce for women’s 100m gold
Tinubu is not dead or hospitalised, says aide
BREAKING: Resident doctors begin indefinite strike
Ogun APC ward congress peaceful, says Abiodun
Hushpuppi’s saga: No formal report on Abba Kyari with us, says PSC
VIDEO: Late Rachael Oniga’s birthday celebration in May
Gospel singer, Tope Ajogbajesu dies
Mild drama at Kwara APC ward congress as members opt for election
FBI investigating Nigeria’s ‘super cop’ in Instagram influencer HushPuppi fraud case
Seven things to know about the late Rachel Oniga
Tokyo 2020: Impressive Adegoke beats world’s fastest man
Ohanaeze kicks as IPOB declares sit-at-home over Kanu’s detention
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I won’t have any relationship in the house, says Liquorose
BBNaija Shine ya Eye: Pere keeps true identity away from housemates
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Peace mistakes Liquorose, JayPaul for Wildcards
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Angel, Boma talk Beatrice out of sombre mood
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Sammie, Angel get all cozy in jacuzzi after wager win
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I want to socialise but don’t know how to, Beatrice
Jegede rejects Akeredolu’s offer
Police repel another attack in Imo, kill two bandits
Latest: Tested and Trusted platforms to Sell Gift cards, Bitcoin and Greendot in Nigeria DAVYCARDS
What you probably didn’t know about Blessing Okagbare
Police in Enugu urge public to help lost-and-found child reunite with family
Veteran actress Rachel Oniga is dead
MDCAN decries underpayment of clinical varsity doctors, threatens strike
MTN Nigeria loses 7.6m subscribers to regulatory directive
Sallah: Two die, 525 traffic offenders nabbed in Anambra – FRSC
Anambra community terminates 99 year old land lease
APC chieftain’s mother butchered in Imo
Ozigbo to aggrieved members: I haven’t dumped PDP ahead Anambra guber race
Former customs comptroller urged to contest Plateau guber seat
Nasarawa APC sitting on time bomb – APC chieftain
Tribunal declares Jarigbe as senator for C’River North, removes Odey
Smuggling: Customs seize goods worth over N133m in Kebbi
Police arrest 492 suspects, recover 676 rustled cattle, others in Kaduna
Plateau targets N5b revenue
Kano Hisbah arrests pharmacist for taking young woman to his house
COVID-19 third wave: PSC warns against uncontrolled political gatherings
Anxiety as Cholera death toll hits 69 in FCT
Kaduna files fresh terrorism, treason charges against El-Zakzaky
AFN shocked as Blessing Okagbare is suspended from Tokyo 2020
Tokunbo Afikuyomi fulfills long time ambition
Deola Ayeni Art Alade’s silent achievements
Why Buni should step down now – Ajulo
Gbenga Shobo’s love for good vibes
Ibadan society lady Laide Lanre-Badmus radiates at 40
Sola Fajobi to unfold big plans after birthday
Buhari Oloto’s death, end of an era
Traditionalists urge Ogun Assembly to dismiss bill on installation, burial of Obas
Thompson-Herah beats Fraser-Pryce for women’s 100m gold
What you probably didn’t know about Blessing Okagbare
AFN shocked as Blessing Okagbare is suspended from Tokyo 2020


Actress Rachel Oniga is Dead
Okagbare Suspended from Tokyo Olympics, Tests Positive for Dope
Banking on Malami’s Rule of Law, APC Holds Ward Congresses Today
Kaduna Files Terrorism, Treasonable Felony Charges Against El-Zakzaky
Moghalu Rejoices with Sanusi at 60
5 Tier 1 Banks Refund N36bn to Customers in 3 Years
• Complaints rise 14.4%
Big Brother Naija ‘Shine Ya Eye’ Season Keeps Housemates on Their…
Resurrection of NIIA: A Review and Agenda Setting for Nigeria’s…
Italians Tame D’Tigers, as Mike Brown’s Men Crash Out
Updated: Saraki Leaves EFCC Office
Katsina APC Adopts Consensus Option for Congresses
Ekweremadu Warns Nigeria at Risk of Harsher Environmental Challenges
Update: Shell in Talks with FG over Future of Operations
AYODEJI BALOGUN: Farmers are Majorly Feeling the Brunt of Inflation…
Why You Should Try Intermittent Fasting
Repositioning Nigerian Gaming Industry for Better Performance, Revenue Generation
FINANCE: All Eyes on Banks as New Policy on…
Has Super Cop, Abba Kyari, Stepped on Banana Peels?
APC’s Unending Battles Within
Did Supreme Court Weaponise APC’s Opponents?
How I’m Shaping New Narratives in Nigeria’s Motion Pictures
All is Set for Yusuf Buhari’s High Octane Wedding
Thunderous Accolades for Tokunbo Wahab as Lagos State Adjudged Best in Education
Against All Odds, Uju Ifejika Wax Stronger
Okagbare Doubt Dope Result, Demands Test of ‘B’ Sample
Thompson-Herah Emerges Second-fastest Woman in Olympic History
Italians Tame D’Tigers, as Mike Brown’s Men Crash Out
Osimhen Scores Brace against Bayern Munich
Henry Onyekuru : Hazy Road to Next Destination
Abba Kyari: Superstar Cop in the Soup
Poverty: Beyond the Matthew Effect

The Punch

Aiteo Cup: Diri hails Bayelsa finalist
Don’t blame Dare, Okowa for athletes disqualification – Ogba
Hushpuppi: Why police may not release Kyari to FBI
My ex sent me wedding pictures after we broke up –Shade Shittu
I felt insecure battling skin disorder –Efe Irele
Violence, protest mar APC congresses in Ogun, Ekiti, Oyo, Akwa Ibom, others
Hushpuppi: Why police may not release Kyari to FBI
How Sanwo-Olu’s directive triggered nationwide strike –Resident doctors
My heart bleeds, mum pays tribute as Super TV CEO is buried
Angry mum stabs daughter to death for spending night outside home
Man jailed seven years over sale of Kano children
Desire to be independent motivated me to start business — Asemota
Trailer frame and axle maintenance issues
Nigeria can save over $5bn forex from sugar production –CEO, sugar development council
How African edtech industry can democratise learning for all
Don’t allow politics to divide you, Jonathan tells Ijaw leaders
Buhari: A president with Plan B
APC ward congresses: Katsina adopts ‘affirmation strategy’
PDP knocks Akeredolu for asking Jegede to join him
Aiteo Cup: Diri hails Bayelsa finalists
Don’t blame Dare, Okowa for athletes disqualification – Ogba
D’Tigress to play Mozambique in Afrobasket
Olympics: Edo backs Adegoke for podium finish
Oga Bello, Toyin Abraham, Bimbo Oshin, others pay tributes to Rachel Oniga
Rising artistes need attention too –Kayset


The Emir’s Plaintive Cry
Nollywood Mourns As Veteran Actress, Rachael Oniga, Passes On
MTV Base Musicology To Explore State Of Nigerian Entertainment Industry Post-COVID
Wizkid Set For US, UK Music Tour
Lafia Waste Recycling Plant At 50% Completion Stage
Cleric Urges WAEC, NECO To Adopt Novel For Sec School Students
New Rotary Governor Targets $1m Foundation Fund
Rape: NSCDC Declares 2 Herdsmen Wanted
Nigeria Submits Report On Climate Change To UN
APC CONGRESS: States Opt For Consensus As Osun, Ogun Hold Parallel Exercises
Air Mishaps: Concerns Mount Over Use Of Fatigued, Retread Aircraft Tyres By Airlines
Experts Call For Caution As CBN Plans eNaira
EFCC Invites Saraki Over Fresh Corruption Allegations
Tinubu Hale And Hearty, Not Dead — Aide
BREAKING: Veteran Nollywood Actress,
Wärtsilä Strengthens Flour Mill Nigeria’s Captive Power Plant
2020 Tokyo: Amusan Cruises Into Semifinals In Women’s 100m Hurdles
BREAKING: D’Tigers Crash Out Of Tokyo 2020 Games After Defeat To Italy
Nollywood Mourns As Veteran Actress, Rachael Oniga, Passes On
Wizkid Set For US, UK Music Tour
BBNaija6: Liquorose Hits 1 Million Followers On Instagram
Suspend The Gaseous Emission Levy

The Sun

Tragic Saturday: Bandits behead 2 policemen, bomb station
Onaiyekan to FG: You’re wrong on Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho
Again, Resident Doctors begin strike tomorrow
UPDATED: Mayhem in Imo as bandits behead 2 police officers, bomb station
Alleged corruption: EFCC arrests Saraki, ex-Senate president
State of the nation: I see danger —Abdulfatah Ahmed, ex-Kwara governor
COVID-19 pandemic my era of promotion –Amiexcel, gospel singer
Alleged corruption: EFCC arrests Saraki, ex-Senate president
Insecurity: Defend yourselves, crops against bandits, Useni urges farmers
Makinde charges councillors, clerks on grassroots devt
Delta approves N425 billion ‘indicative budget’ for 2022
Army: Over 200 captains to write promotional exam early August
2023: APC, PDP no-go areas – Buba Galadima
2023: It’s turn of Southeast to produce president –Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa
How we impeached Peter Obi as governor – Humphrey Nsofor, ex-Anambra Assembly majority leader
Kwara APC crisis gets messier
State of the nation: I see danger —Abdulfatah Ahmed, ex-Kwara governor
Hurrah, women have arrived in banking!
Electoral act amendment, INEC and political hypocrisy
Women speak 20,000 words a day; 13,000 more than men
Doing away with antiquated power protocols
Marwa at NDLEA
Walking in freedom (4)
Early signs of cataract
Sleepwear for sweet dreams
Zikel Cosmetics launches Bregha Lipglaze
PSC has no position on allegation against Kyari
Flooding: Bauchi gov pledges to work with FG for permanent solution
Abayomi Dairo: Epitome of skillful, gallant officer whose god is awake
Illegal taxation in C/River is now like hard drug business –Bishop Isong, chairman, Cross River Anti-Illegal Taxation Agency
CBN BDC forex ban: Suspicion, fear dog new exchange regime
Onaiyekan to FG: You’re wrong on Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho

Daily Trust

25 Corps Members Test Positive For COVID-19 In Gombe
Abolitionists Dare Aregbesola, Govs Over 3, 008 Death Warrants
18 Persons Arrested For Violating Sanitation Laws
Amotekun Kills 2 Kidnappers In Failed Operation
Rotary To Build Cancer Treatment Centre
NDLEA Recovers N90 Billion Worth Of Drugs In Five Months
Why EFCC Grilled Me, Saraki Breaks Silence
EFCC Interrogates Saraki On Fresh Corruption Allegations
Resident Doctors To Resume Nationwide Strike Monday
Senator Dansadau: Bandits Intensifying Attacks On Zamfara Community To Protest Dethronement Of Emir
Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru Disqualified From 100m Race
Lafarge Africa Unveils Natural Gas-Powered Trucks
My Challenges As A Young Entrepreneur – Secondary School Graduate
Akwa United Three Points From Securing First-Ever NPFL Title
World Athletics Releases AFN Password To Okowa-Led Board
Kano Agog For Emir Of Kano’s Coronation Polo Tourney
36 Kids Compete In Late Joe-Blankson Swimming Competition
Tokyo 2020: Adegoke Beats 2021 World’s Fastest Man
2 Kidnappers Killed In Failed Raid On Oyo Town
Good Luck, Nigeria
Congresses: APC On The Path To Self Destruct


2023: North will make violent change inevitable if it opposes power shift —Oyebode
UNILAG Thrown Into Darkness Over N200m Electricity Debt
APC Congress: Factions Hold Parallel Congress In Lagos, Ogun, Osun,…
Why FG Must Free Kanu, Igboho —Nwosu, ADC National Chairman
Resident Doctors Set To Begin Indefinite Strike Monday
JUST IN: Rachael Oniga’s Death Not COVID-19 Related ― Close…
APC ward congress in progress in Imo, says Media…
Why Abuja does not have a Minister in Buhari cabinet — Gwaza
Ohanaeze felicitates Asagba of Asaba at 97
Oniga died of heart-related ailment, not COVID-19 — Family
Ekiti govt partners helium health, sterling bank on…
Protests mar APC congress in Akwa Ibom
APC congresses: Kwara witnesses peaceful conduct
Ayade celebrates promotion of indigenes to police next rank
No APC ward congress in Anambra, says party chieftain
Abia APC declares national congress committee wanted
Tinubu hale and hearty, not in any hospital ― Media aide
Parallel congress not to my knowledge in Lagos ― APC
Resident doctors set to begin indefinite strike Monday
APC ward congress peaceful in Ondo, as party adopts…
No parallel congress holds in Lagos, says APC chairman,…
NYSC urges corps members to involve in camp activities
Gunmen attack Njaba divisional police station in Imo
USAID donates N60m medical equipment to FCTA
UNICEF decries persistent cases of FGM practices in Nigeria
Aggrieved APC faithful disrupt Congress
APC ward congress: Sokoto goes for consensus
APC ward congress: Members of Osun national committee laud…
‘Juju’ scare rattles MOUAU community
APC ward congress: Edo adopts consensus
Ajimobi preaches peace as APC holds parallel congress in…
APC Congress flops in Delta North
Resident doctors set to begin indefinite strike Monday
APC ward congress peaceful in Ondo, as party adopts…
Ebonyi APC Congress Turns Bloody, Two Shot Dead
Accounting For Ogun’s Rising Investment Profile
Policy-research imperative in Nigeria’s development process
Repositioning the gaming industry for better performance, revenue…
Youth thriving in post-pandemic Nigeria
How I Will Develop Delta State —Gbagi
Why FG must free Kanu, Igboho —Nwosu, ADC national chairman

The Guardian

Supreme Court judgment: APC’s brushes with disaster
With depleting Lagos ambulance points, vehicles, accident victims now at higher risk
AFN expresses shock over Okagbare’s doping rule violation
APC elects consensus ward executives amid dissenting voices
EFCC invites Saraki over allegation of theft, money laundering
Army arrest 20 terrorists, rescue 32 women, children in Borno
Resident doctors set for nationwide strike on Monday
Four killed, 10 houses burnt in fresh Plateau attack
PIB: Surveyors urge National Assembly to solve contentious areas
Rotary targets $1m for community projects in Nigeria
Bauchi governor visits victims of flood, as three die
D’Tigers bow out of Tokyo 2020 Olympic basketball
I want my street back, ex-Golden Eaglet, Joseph appeals to Buhari, Akeredolu
Tokyo 2020: Adegoke beats 2021 world’s fastest man, Oduduru disqualified
Delta making progress in youth empowerment, says Aniagwu
‘Ndi Anambra can go to bank with integrity, competence of ADC’s guber candidate’
Editorial: The population question in Nigeria

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