News Headlines Aug 12, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 12, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Capt Hosa: The final flight…
Terror invisible in plain sight
FEC okays $2.5m, N498.2m for Power projects
Kaduna/NLC face off: Panel urges govt to pay disengaged workers
Why we can’t call-off strike yet, by doctors
Fed. Govt, Twitter close to agreement
Shell to pay Ogoni communities N45.9b compensation for oil spills
No plan to lead party again, says Oshiomhole
Ward congresses: APC gets petitions from 14 states
DSS quizzes former governor, five others over anti-Buhari comments
Toll payment returns on 5,050km Federal Highways
AAU names Ex-FUNAAB VC Secretary
Fed Govt approves new training model
End double taxation
Academy holds triple celebration
Lagos unveils
UNILORIN VC institutes N50K engineering prize
Benue offers scholarship to four-year-old kidnap victim
SUBEB launches Eko Poems
How woman saved 34 street kids through arts
LASUTH CMD, others become fellows of the AMSN
Rotary vaccinates 115 Lagos schoolgirls against cervical cancer
RCCG donates dialysis centre to OOUTH
Why pharmaceutical inspectors should update knowledge
Unlocking export market opportunities for women, youth
Kogi’s war against food insecurity
Zinc: Growing larger that a cough and sore throat remedy
Tackling security challenges in Kogi
Red herring?
Ending the menace of insecurity
Food insecurity, inflation and the way out
Flooding: How not to manage Nigeria’s water resources
Reflection on Olympics 2020 in Tokyo
Saint IBB at 80
Baleful legacies of Babangida
Appraising the NNPC/Dangote Refinery deal
Of Enugu West Rally and the 2023 guber race
Evaluating Nigeria’s Home-grown School Feeding programme
DMO: ‘Nigeria’s IDA debt hits $11.7b’
Matters arising over VAT collection
Brent crude price falls to $69.83b
Naira relapses to N515/$1 at parallel market
Lagos updating unemployment data
Fed Govt raises N864.71b CIT in six months
NCC: 5G way to go
BREAKING: Gani Fawehinmi’s son Mohammed dies at 52
What you probably didn’t know about Gani Fawehinmi’s late son, Mohammed
BREAKING: Chelsea win UEFA Super cup
Okorocha fails to stop Imo over seized properties
NUC approves Babcock varsity’s open, distance e-learning
Hushpuppi didn’t launder $31m for me- Dino Melaye
Reality TV stars, Iyke, Theresa part ways barely three months after engagement
Security, progress more likely in atmosphere of unity, tolerance-Osinbajo
FEC approves reintroduction of toll plazas
Education sector will collapse if NYSC is scrapped- DG
AY celebrates 11m followers on Instagram
E-money gushes over wife’s beauty
My dad asked me to prioritise civil servants, pensioners, teachers – Abiodun
FEC approves $2.5m, N498.2m for power projects
Leave me out of APC leadership crisis – Oshiomhole
I must make my daughter’s father worship her -Tonto Dikeh
Kidnapped woman, daughter regain freedom in Ekiti
Candle fire destroys 30 houses in Rivers
Brent crude price falls to $69.83/b
My mom used to smoke weed with me – Seun Kuti
UPDATED: Baba Ijesha back on set as sexual assault trial is adjourned
Shell to pay Ogoni communities N45.9b compensation for oil spills
Kano PDP backs Secondus
PHOTOS: Lionel Messi meets PSG fans
BREAKING: We’ll lift twitter ban ‘in a matter of days’ – FG
VIDEO: Anxiety as FCTA demolishes buildings
Anxiety in Abuja as FCTA demolishes buildings
Police arrest suspected herdsman with AK 47 riffle in Ogun
Former Delta lawmaker Denis Omovie dies
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Sammie apologises to Angel after ‘slut-shaming’ episode
Davido is highest paid Nigerian on 2021 Instagram’s rich list
Don’t believe everything you see- Mercy Eke
I’m still struggling to believe you are dead- Sound Sultan’s widow
APC members defect to YPP in Kwara
Gunmen abduct ex-councillor’s wife, 7-month-old son in Zamfara – Police
Court grants man divorce whose wife elopes with another
Nollywood actor Rich Oganiru dies
I tried to resist corruption as ex-president Zuma’s deputy – Ramaphosa
Court remands man for defiling his three daughters
N6.25b ranching: Masari asks Assembly to review 2021 budget
School Feeding: FG enumerates 560,000 pupils in Niger
COVID-19: UNFPA-YPP launches toll-free line on adolescent, youth health
Why we have strict travel protocols in Nigeria – FG
Nigeria not a testing ground for Moderna vaccine – FG
Maradona’s latest dribble
Osinbajo presides as FEC honours late Malami Buwai
Dickson protests EFCC grilling over N17.5b cash
What APC can learn from Supreme Court judgment
Plateau crisis: Troops arrest eight suspects over killing of female farmers
Messi excited to build ‘something special’ at PSG
Fed Govt partners U.S. on pharmaceutical standards
Foundation donates food items to FCT community
Quit if you can, APC youths dare Goje
Brace for more rains, NiMet warns North’s states
Erosion submerges three buildings in Akwa Ibom
Assembly begins legislation on anti-open grazing bill
Enugu APC crisis worsens as SEC removes chair


12 Years after Fawehinmi’s Death, his Son, Mohammed Dies of Covid-19
Gani Fawehinmi’s Son, Mohammed, is Dead
Twitter Ban May Be Lifted Soon as FG Says Microblogging Site Has ‘Accepted Most of Our Conditions’
News in Photographs: Osinbajo Presides over FEC Meeting
APC, PDP Leadership Crises Resolved
Niger Don’t Negotiate with Bandits, Kidnappers, Says SSG
N10.8bn Fraud: Court Grants Ponzi Operator N2bn Bail
No Plan to Reverse Fee Hike, Says Babangida Varsity
Runsewe Heads Kogi’s Culture, Tourism Committee
Thousands of APC Members in Kwara Defect to YPP
FG Okays $2.5m, N498.2m for Four Power Projects
Customs Probe Katsina Accident
Ugwuanyi Inaugurates Judicial Service Commission
Umahi Suspends Housing and Urban Devt Commissioner
Northern Lawyers Mobilise Free Legal Services for Kyari
755 Inmates Await Trial in Ondo Correctional Centres
Bayelsa International Airport Records First Flight
UK Projects £14.7m for Human Devt in Kano
Global Citizen Unveils Activities for Lagos, Paris, New York Events
Insecurity: Okorocha’s Wife Leads Women Group in Prayer
Joint Border Patrol Team Intercepts N92m Goods in Three Months
NIMASA Empowers Nasarawa IDPs with Working Machines
Abductors Free Woman, Daughter in Ekiti Five Days after Killing Husband
2021 ISN Medical Lab Scientist Award Calls for Entries
‘Journalism, a Potent Tool for Grassroots Devt’
Ravine Sinks Three Buildings, Threatens Others in Akwa Ibom
APC Chairmanship: Group Canvasses Support for Akume
DMO: Nigeria Not among High-debt Risk Nations
FG Set to Reintroduce Toll Plazas on Selected Highways, Says Fashola
Hushpuppi: Northern Lawyers to Provide Free Legal Services for Kyari
Twitter Ban May Be Lifted Soon as FG Says Microblogging Site…
Ex-Lagos SSG Decries Recent APC’s LG, Ward Congresses
FG Promises to Address Inequality in Niger Delta
Thousands of Kwara APC Members Join YPP
PDP Lucky to Have Gbagi as Guber Aspirant, Says Bamanga Tukur
News in Photographs: Osinbajo Presides over FEC Meeting
Stock Market Maintains Positive Trend, Appreciates by N459.12bn in Two Days
FG Okays $2.5m, N498.2m for Four Power projects
Customs Orders Probe into Deadly Katsina Accident
SEC, AfDB Commence Implementation of Risk-based Supervision Project
SIM Sale Suspension Backfires as Nigeria Slipped in Internet Subscriptions to…
How Big Brother Naija Became a Multi Billion Naira Advertising Goldmine
Completing Red, Blue Rail Lines May Cost Over N100bn
A First Time Legislator Who Mastered the Ropes
A’Court Judgment: APGA Praises Judiciary for Upholding Justice
Dissecting Ugwuanyi’s Supports For Budding Talents
Strengthening Workplace Policies for Exclusive Breastfeeding
Foundation Bridges Pediatric Radiation Oncology Gap in Africa with Virtual Bootcamp
COPE Launches Prosthesis Store for Breast Cancer Survivors
Med-In Pharmaceuticals Unveils 100,000-A-Day Intravenous Fluid Factory in Ogun State
FIDSON Sets the Pace in Pharmaceutical Sector
After Messi, What Next for Barcelona?
Abraham Agrees Personal Terms with Arsenal, Roma Still the Race
Ordega Quits Spain for Russia
Team Nigeria’s Efforts at Tokyo 2020 Will Bear Medals in Future, Says Are
Kepa the Hero as Chelsea Defeat Villarreal to Lift Super Cup
Messi: My Dream at PSG is to Win the Champions League
Anambra Poll and Judicial ‘Handouts’

The Punch

‘Miracle money’ and the problem of African mysticism
Alleged N10.7bn fraud: Court grants 22-year-old N2bn bail
Gani Fawehinmi’s son, Mohammed, dies at 52
Naira tumbles to 515 as dollar scarcity persists
Bizman lands in Kirikiri for alleged defilement of three underage daughters
FG laments as abductors collect extra N24m on Baptist school students
FG reintroduces toll plazas, Nigerians to pay N500, N200 per trip
Abuja police detain Youtuber for criticising Apostle Suleman’s ‘money miracle’
Bizman lands in Kirikiri for alleged defilement of three underage daughters
Teenage herdsman with AK-47 rifle arrested in Ogun forest, police trail gang members
Driver reports self to police as trucks crush 65-year-old Ebonyi pedestrian
‘10 Abuja Uber/Bolt drivers killed by carjackers since January’
Naira tumbles to 515 as dollar scarcity persists
FG reintroduces toll plazas, Nigerians to pay N500, N200 per trip
NNPC incurred N473bn loss operating moribund refineries – Report
Infighting, intrigues stalling electricity growth, say Reps
2023: South-East can’t produce president, they’re disunited –Ex-minister Ogunlewe
Supreme Court judgement won’t end PDP in Ondo, says Jegede
Vote out PDP in 2023, APC urges Delta retirees
Why I considered leaving PDP -Bode George
Neymar, Pochettino convinced me to join PSG –Messi
Kwara United await CAS response after ‘NFF kangaroo judgment’
Full draw: Arsenal face West Brom in Carabao Cup second round
UPDATED: Chelsea beat Villarreal on penalties to win UEFA Super Cup


The Cross Babangida Still Carries At 80
Capt Hosa: The Final Flight
[COLUMN] NSGF Under Lalong: A Dull Moment
Molestation: NHRC, CSOs Hail N6m Damages Against AEPD, Police, NSCDC
S’Court Verdict: Lawyers Disagree With APC On Buni Committee
Federal Govt Plans Research, Devt Foundation As TETFund Gets Draft Bill
11 Years After, Shell Agrees To Pay Ogoni N45bn Compensation
[EDITORIAL] NYSC And Youth Skills Acquisition
BACK STORY OF THE DAY: As Secondus Gets A Lifeline
Okorocha Loses Bid To Stop Demolition Of His Properties
DSS Quizzes Ex-Adamawa Governor Bindow, 5 Others Over Death Wish For Buhari
S’Court Verdict: Lawyers Disagree With APC On Buni Committee
BACK STORY OF THE DAY: As Secondus Gets A Lifeline
Okorocha Loses Bid To Stop Demolition Of His Properties
FG Trains Kano Council Members On e-Governance, Digital Transformation
CBN Releases Guidelines For Operating Credit Guarantee Entities
FG Generates N512.25bn Revenue From VAT In Q2
SAHCOL Tackles FAAN Over 5% Gross Earnings
Saraki, Others Advocate Job Creation Through FinTech
Company Income Tax Grows By 20% In Q2 2021
BREAKING: Chelsea Beat Villarreal In Penalties To Win UEFA Super Cup
Messi Gets Heroic Welcome In France, Joins PSG On 2 Year Deal
Tokyo Olympics: NFF Congratulates Dare, Sports Ministry
South African Golf Teacher Hails Runsewe, Thumbs Up Facilities At Golf Garden
Enekwechi Threatens To Sue Adeleye Over False Claims
80-year-old Ex-service Man, 950 Others For Brass-Nembe Unity Marathon
Capt Hosa: The Final Flight

The Sun

Hushpuppi: 31 lawyers volunteer to defend Kyari
APC suspends LG, state congresses
FG set to reintroduce toll Plazas on select highways
United Nigeria Airlines makes history, begins operations at Bayelsa Airport
FG may lift Twitter suspension soon
2023: George, Ogunlewe clash over Tinubu
Shell pays N46bn to Ogoni community in final compensation
Gani Fawehinmi’s son, Mohammed, dies at 52
Sudan to hand ex-president, al-Bashir, others to ICC
Why we’ve high COVID-19 cases in NYSC camps -Minister
…We’re ready for victory in future elections –Ortom
National convention: PDP forecloses litigation
Maduka, APC candidate, promises to revamp Anambra’s economy if elected governor
Soludo/Oye’s appeal court victory, triumph of justice –Group
INEC to deploy additional staff, materials to speed up CVR exercise in Anambra –Okoye
Nwankpo inaugurates campaign team next week
Pension assets to hit N20trn in 2023 –Agusto & Co
Heirs Insurance customers to get policies in 5 minutes
AXA Mansard app bags award
SEC gets AfDB’s grant for risk-based supervision project
We’re investigating death of 8 persons killed by Customs –Ali
Obasanjo for international wrestling competition in Asaba
Obasanjo for international wrestling competition in Asaba
AITEO Cup: Sponsors promise more glamour
Messi seals £25m PSG’s two-year deal
HiFL 2021: UNILORIN Warriors tackle KSU Steelers for q/finals ticket
World Athletics U-20 Championship: Nigeria yet to name team for Kenya
Tokyo 2020: Team Nigeria’s efforts’ll bring better results in future – Are
Usman rated 2nd in UFC’s pound-for-pound, Adesanya 3rd
Amstel Malta Ultra celebrates Team Nigeria
Adegoke applauds FG, ministry over Tokyo 2020 performance
Aisha Buhari Cup: Cameroon invites 30 to camp
Nollywood actor Rich Oganiru is dead
Feedback: Igbo are not Biafrans
APC and impunity of arrogant power
Politicisation of security
IPOB orders and reign of fear
The Abba Kyari, Hushpuppi and Kanu matter
Forget space, Africa needs to explore the Sahara
Ikwuano-Obodoukwu holds Iwaji 2021 festival
Catching them young, creating literary giants
Educationist tasks parents on proper child upbringing
Wike’s unending magic in Rivers
APC and impunity of arrogant power
How Gov. Bello tackles insecurity in Kogi
Veritas Glanvills: Taking the lead in pension fund administration
Ikwuano-Obodoukwu holds Iwaji 2021 festival
National Theatre of the absurd
Nancy Isime is Laplandia Vodka ambassador
Eze Ndigbo Ghana, HRM Ihenetu, Igbo community Ghana celebrate Igbo Day/New Yam Festival Sept 19


Oil spills: Shell Petroleum agrees to pay Ogoni people N45.9bn compensation
Ex-Gov Okorocha loses bid to stop demolition of his properties in Owerri
FG hints on lifting Twitter suspension
The federal government Wednesday
Local stock market sustains bullish trend as investors earn N142bn
The Top Bitcoin Implications for Central Banks
How Bitcoin Can Revitalize the Economy
Imo youths write Uzodimma, demand refund of counterpart funds
NCC, NESG to collaborate to boost telecoms impact on economy
Two trucks claim life of 65-year-old man in Ebonyi
24 family members die of suspected food poisoning in Sokoto
NSCDC arrest suspected kidnapper in Kwara market
Dangote only Nigerian on Bloomberg’s top billionaires’ list
AfCFTA: NICArb organises roundtable on trade, dispute resolution
Fintechs can be catalyst for unprecedented growth ―Zakka
FG guarantees AstraZeneca, Moderna efficacy against COVID-19 Delta…
Over 112 killed by bandits in Kaduna, Plateau since July ― Amnesty…
Local stock market sustains bullish trend as investors earn…
Gunmen kill PoS operator for refusing to part with N2m in…
Ease of doing business: Speaker Obasa challenges NIPOST on…
Adamawa has 239,561 out-of-school children
Why I want to govern Anambra through Accord Party ― Godwin…
Jubilation as first commercial flight lands at Bayelsa…
Schneider Electric, others reiterate need to deploy…
Patients groan as strike paralyses activities in Ondo…
Water sector has received a boost under Buhari…
Nigeria needs smart legislations, strengthen institutions,…
31 Northern lawyers volunteer to offer legal services to DCP…
FG set to establish research development foundation
Oil spills: Shell Petroleum agrees to pay Ogoni people…
I am not plotting to come back as APC chairman, says…
Ex-Gov Okorocha loses bid to stop demolition of his…
PDP has learnt its lesson, poised to win 2023 elections,…
Govs, elders’ decision on Secondus will stabilise PDP…
Convention: APC keeps members guessing
COVID-19: FCTA receives $15m intervention funds from FG
FG to make 50 unemployed Imo graduates self-employed
Inuwa decries negative effects of insurgency in Gombe State
FG to address inequalities in the Niger Delta region ―…
AFRPN condemns ‘uncivilized’ treatment of…
Smugglers conceal diesel in polythene sacks
COVID-19: NYSC orientation camps are safe ― Reps Committee
Surging Covid-19 and the absconding travellers
Otoge: Modest theory, conflicting practicum
IMN: The Imperative of counter-narratives
[OPINION] The Power of Positive Difference: Dr Obadiah Mailafia and…
On safety of Nigerian roads
Osun West deserves a chance
ANAN varsity to kick off academic activities in September
Don’t keep children with disabilities at home, Lagos govt tells…
Council pledges to reinvigorate NMC programmes
UBEC develops e-learning software for basic education
I am proud of my age, you can’t shame me, Kate Henshaw lashes out at trolls
Why I am staying out of trouble ― Bobrisky
Nazarene reclaims place on musical scene
Nigerian govs wives forum, entertainment stakeholders collaborate

The Guardian

International Youth Day: More youths take to gambling, cybercrime to escape exclusion
Experts weigh costs as FG plans to unban Twitter
Nigeria has never been more divided, says Ortom
APC may postpone local council, state congresses
How graft, unstable economy fuel insecurity, by ICPC
My father asked me to prioritise civil servants, pensioners, teachers, says Dapo Abiodun
Obaseki commends agencies for improved security in Edo
Traditional media already had COVID-18 before COVID-19, MD laments
Mother, son, others nabbed for internet fraud
Gani Fawehinmi’s first son, Mohammed, dies
NDLEA arraigns man for trafficking in tramadol
Pandemonium as FCT demolishes 2,000 illegal structures
Delta community rejects health centre as Akpabio unveils projects in Niger Delta
All change as top Bundesliga clubs hunt champions Bayern
La Liga returns under a financial cloud and without Messi
NFF awaits Rohr’s list, begins preparations for match against Liberia
NRLA collaborates with New Zealand outfit, Mozie for new kit
Three U.S.-based athletes in Nigeria’s junior squad to World Championship
Asagba of Asaba International Wrestling Championship holds August 28
Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 42
NGX sustains bullish profile as index inches further by 0.7 per cent
‘Quality infrastructure key to plugging leakages in oil, gas sector’
NAQS warns exporters against evading quarantine checks
Singapore to deepen investments in Nigeria, others
Making history in electoral act bill 2021
On how democratic change happens
Sanwo-Olu and that Pyrrhic victory at Lagos council polls
How not to dishonour the dead
How to ensure women exclusively breastfeed their babies
‘How we’re expanding health coverage in Bayelsa’
New anti-rape law: Fresh hope in Sokoto’s fight against GBV


Secondus And That PDP Crisis Secon
Why UK Government Is Against Payment Of Ransom To Kidnappers…
Oyo Traders Deny Imposition Of Babaloja, Iyaloja By Gov. Makinde
Anambra Election: INEC Should Issue Guidelines To Political…
UNICEF, Adamawa MDAs Meet In Gombe For Effective Budget For…
We Remain Committed To World Bank-Backed Project – Makinde
Pantami, Danbatta, Abdullahi To Lead Dialogue As Telecoms Policy…
FG To Unban Twitter, Reaches Pact With Microblogging Site
11 Years After, Shell Agrees To Pay Ogoni N45bn For Oil Spill
APC Caretaker Committee: Opinions On Supreme Court Judgment Self-Serving
Jubilation As First Commercial Flight Lands At Bayelsa Airport
Oshiomhole Denies Plotting To Return As APC National Chairman
Minister Explains High COVID-19 Cases At NYSC Camps
Herders: IPOB Warns Monarchs Over Reporting Those Opposed To…
BREAKING: Chelsea Beat Villareal In Penalty Shootout To Win UEFA Super Cup
Chelsea’s Ugbo Closes In On €5m Permanent transfer to…
Leicester Agree £15m Vestergaard Deal
Chelsea Accept Roma’s €40m Transfer Bid For Tammy…
Denis Zakaria Could Become Arsenal’s Next Patrick Vieira
Marburg Virus: 7 Facts To Note About Ebola-like Deadly…
LCCI Proffers Ways To Boost Revenue, Keep Nigeria Out Of…
Air Peace Expands Wings, Launches Douala, Ibadan Routes
NAICOM Rolls Out Scheme To Capture Over 10 Million Nigerians…
Leadway Health Insurance Unveils Product Offerings
Northern Nigeria: UN Establishes Task Force To Address Food…
I Am Not Responsible For Your Political Misfortune, Keyamo Tells Oshiomhole
Okowa Mourns Ex-Delta Lawmaker, Dennis Omovie
FG Charges NFF On S’Eagles W’Cup Qualifiers…
Enekwechi Threatens To Sue Adeleye Over Video Comments
Babangida At 80: Celebrations Are In Order (2)
Defective Federalism Incentivises Secessionist Tendencies
Osinbajo’s Grim Message On Electricity Subsidy
2023: The Familiar As Unknown (3)

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