News Headlines Aug 15, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 15, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Deepening grassroots development in Ogun via home-grown democracy
Real reasons I dumped PDP for APC –Ohakim
Anambra: Is APGA’s fence mending belated?
UNIOSUN’s search for new leadership
The EFCC collaborative strategy
On impunity among the rulers and the ruled: a debate whose time has finally come (2)
As 2023 Beckons: Timely for Third Force to rescue Nigeria’s political sinking ship?
Falcon Eye Project and maritime security
Rivers State court VAT ruling viewed against the backdrop of legal restructuring
Our docility
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida in the eye of history
How not to lift Twitter’s suspension
Our mumu don do: Takeaway from the 24th edition of Wole Soyinka Lecture Series
Inside the battle for control of PDP
Five killed as gunmen attack police station in Imo
More tributes for late Super Perm Sec Ahmed Joda
Relief in Southeast over IPOB’s suspension of sit-at-home protest
PDP: Oyinlola, Agbaje, Imoke, Jonah, others in race to succeed Secondus
Gunmen kill 22 travellers in Plateau
Chibok abductions remind Nigeria, media of impotence
Sanusi: Weak economy responsible for banditry, restructuring agitation
Echoes of the living dead
Polio resurfaces in Adamawa
Why we want Secondus out, by PDP Arapaja
Bandits kill 8 farmers in Kaduna
UPDATED: Two injured as security agents rescue Osun APC Appeal Committee members
Cross River North: Appeal Court refuses to review judgment given in Jarigbe’s favour
Wike: PDP must challenge defections of Ayade, Umahi in court
‘Twitter ban affected online fashion, accessories businesses’
I wonder why my mother gave up on me – Sola Allyson
What I learnt from “Baba” Ahmed Joda
Five prominent people who died of cancer in 2021
Plateau killings: Akeredolu warns against retaliatory attack
EPL: Salah shines as Liverpool beat Norwich
Ex-BBNaija winner Laycon recalls how he lost his father
22 killed, 21 rescued, 12 arrested as violence erupts in Jos
How families, friends ‘kill’ Nigerian women, youths
NESG mourns Ahmed Joda
BREAKING: Gunshots as security operatives rescue Osun APC appeal committee
6 Nigerian Governors who are Ph.D holders
INEC dismisses recruitment advert as fake
Scammers hijack late Sound Sultan’s social media accounts
Five dead as police engage bandits in gun duel in Imo
Tension in Osun APC secretariat as appeal committee commences sitting
I never peeped or looked at Maria’s nudity – Yerins
Manchester United sign Varane on four-year deal
Kaduna Church carries out 53 subsidised surgeries
Fernandes’ hat trick helps Man Utd trump Leeds 5-1
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: “I’m not attracted to Angel, says Kayvee
Niger PDP Congress a sham, says Ex-Gov Aliyu
N241m forfeiture order: How OSSAP-SDGs uncovered fraud syndicate
Buhari appoints Justice Baba-Yusuf as acting FCT Chief Judge
JUST IN: Cross River North: Appeal Court refuses to review judgment given in Jarigbe’s favour
VICTOR OMOLE: I’m a businessman with human face
Women in politics and the mentorship question
New fake investment schemes fraudsters use to defraud Nigerians
Mob sets suspected burglar ablaze in Delta
BREAKING: IPOB suspends sit-at-home order
Masari threatens to sue Customs over killings in Katsina
JUST IN: Abducted Niger APC chairman regains freedom
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Biggie bars Maria, Peace, Liquorose from HoH lounge
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Jaypaul missed lockdown edition over COVID-19, Dorathy reveals
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Whitemoney returns to the kitchen
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Pere refuses to back down after kitchen falls apart
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Queen gets into another fight with Angel
IPOB membership allegation: Businessman alleges threat to life
Foundation lifts 21 health institutions with N1bn drugs
Foundation lifts 21 health institutions with N1bn drugs
Diri seeks end to kidnapping, decorates Bayelsa security outfit Commander
NMA attributes high taxation to exodus of health workers in Delta
Billionaire industrialist, Okunbo’s passing shocking, painful, says Senator
Edo communities raise the alarm over rising insecurity
Microfinance bank opens Ibadan office
Police dismiss sergeant for killing monarch’s relative
Three winners emerge in FoodCo Contest’
Abiodun restates commitment to provision of economic prosperity
Osun Osogbo 2021: Worshippers, foreign tourists defy COVID-19 restrictions
Farmers advised to adopt smart-climate techniques
50-yr-old docked for failing to produce defendant
Day I was accused of infidelity – Biodun Stephen
How Hosa Okunbo rescued Majek Fashek, Uzo
Why youths should engage in politics – Kenneth Okonkwo
Lalong urges Plateau farmers to embrace flower production
Court grants man accused of killing wife N500,000 bail
Yola flyover projects threatened, as contractor, NESREA tango over safety issues
NSCDC trains 403 in weapon handling
Reviving reading culture will promote national cohesion, security – Kalu
Sokoto moves to establish Diaspora office
Police arrest 156 suspected criminals, rescue 14 kidnap victims in Kano
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Recap of week three
Burna Boy, Femi Kuti, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Made Kuti to headline Global Citizen Live
Olaiya Igwe: Why I am working on film for Netflix
ECOWAS Speaker laments non- compliance with court rulings
COVID-19: AfricaCDC justifies choice of J&J vaccine for continent
Tinubu thanks Buhari for London visit
APC chairmanship: We’ll ensure justice, equity and party supremacy – Yuguda
NCC arrests three, impounds N1.5m pirated books in raid
Five children killed in Borno explosion
AISHA BUHARI CUP: First Lady approves ‘Playing for Good’ as theme
Civil Service reforms: We need to take big, bold steps — Osinbajo
Racketeering: Minister warns immigration personnel
Akinboboye introduces new initiative in Ondo
How Lukaku became world’s most expensive player
Homto Dokpesi showers love on father
Bayo Adelabu receives good news
Pochettino under pressure deliver with PSG ‘galacticos’
Abisoye Fagade buries mum in style
Oniru prays for Oba Balogun
TERRIFIC TRINITY : PSG’s Messi, Neymar, Mbappe maybe deadliest attack ever
Adama celebrates first birthday as Princess Ado-Ibrahim
Messi to wait for PSG debut
U.S based NGO honours Ajide, Disu
Sancho set to make Man United debut
Lukaku’s agent: I was threatened over Chelsea move
What is normal down there?
Mohammed Fawehinmi: Life and times of Gani’s heir
Brilliant Brentford stun Arsenal 2-0 in EPL season opener
How we ended ‘Badoo’ cult menace – Ikorodu monarch
Culture, alignments, and differences
INEC raises the alarm over fake CVR registration portal
Northern Governors Forum mourns ex-First Lady Hadiza Shagari


Breaking: Another Chibok Schoolgirl Emerges from Captivity with Two Children
Just In: Many Feared Killed as Violence Erupts in Jos
Accolades as Elder Statesman, Ahmed Joda, Dies at 91 in Yola
President Hails ‘Robust Response’ to Insecurity By Military
FG May Be Liable for N25bn of N45bn Ruling against Shell in Ogoni
Cross River North: Appeal Court Refuses to Overrule Self on Jarigbe
Nigerians Now Live in Constant Fear, Kogi Senator Laments
LASU Cancels PhD Criterion for Medical Applicants
New CP Promises to Eliminate Security Threats in Enugu
BUA Cement Awards 50 Students Scholarship
Bauchi Gov Visits Flood Victims, Donates Relief Materials
Osun APC Rift Worsens as Aregbesola, Oyetola’s Supporters Clash
UNICEF Condemns Death of Three Children in Borno Explosion
Victims of Katsina Market Inferno Lose N50m Daily
Katsina Threatens to Sue Customs for Killing 10 Residents
Security Forces Kill 15 Suspected Bandits in Niger, Rescue APC Chairman
Rotatry District Gov. Visits Lagos Central
Varsity Don Accuses Ekiti, Ondo of Playing Politics with Forestry Laws
IPOB Suspends Sit-at-home Order
SDGs Office Explains Fund Diversion by Syndicate
Oyo Hasn’t Learnt from 2015 Fiscal Crisis, APC Chieftain Laments
Nigeria-Indonesia Diplomatic Row: Beyond the Alleged Egregious Act of International Delinquency
Happy Times…Saraki Reunites With Sister, Gbemi at Mum’s Birthday
Osinbajo Visits Families of Rev Badejo, Fawehinmi
Breaking: Another Chibok Schoolgirl Emerges from Captivity with Two Children
BUA Cement Awards Scholarship to 50 Indigenes of Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara
Just In: Many Feared Killed as Violence Erupts in Jos
Lawan Mourns Ahmed Joda, Says He Was an Administrator Per Excellence
NIMASA Donates Relief Materials to IDPs in FCT
Equip Amotekun to Tackle Bandits, Family of Man Killed by Kidnappers Tells Fayemi
Nigeria SGEL Chinese Wushu Performance Enters Second Stage
New COVID-19 Infections Hit 636 with 12 Deaths
ANCA Urges Buhari to Unite Nigeria, Tackle Insecurity
Will Shell’s Divestment of Assets Brighten Future of Nigeria’s…
FG Should Make Economic Climate Very Friendly for Pharmaceutical Production
Gauging the Forex Market
Banking Czars Making Waves with ‘Plan B’
IFC Releases new Report on Gender Balance in Nigerian Workplace
2023 and Saraki’s Irresistible Charm
Can APC Govs’ Support for Buni Vitiate Impact of…
Panacea for PDP’s Legacy of Crises
New Lease of Life for Babatunde Fowler at 65
The Big Stain on Seyi Makinde’s Sterling Two Years in Office
Nana Otedola is 51
Dennis Becomes Fourth Nigerian Player to Score on Premiership Debut
Kaduna, Kano Battle for Noah Dallaji U-17 Basketball Title
Super Eagles’ World Cup Opponent, CAR, Lose Home Ground
Dear God, Let Oil Price Fall to $44
At 80, Some Babangida Moments

The Punch

Like IPOB, FG may outlaw Yoruba Nation group –AGF office
Eagles know AFCON foes Tuesday, seeded in Pot A
BBN: Female housemates playing sensual games
Breaking promise to cut waste, Buhari spends N41bn on presidential fleet
Baptist school students: Mother suffers swollen heart as bandits insist on fresh N80m ransom
Nigeria made no progress in 40 years –Sanusi Lamido
Toddler dumped in Ondo gutter, hands, legs tied, rescued
Osun command dismisses cop for killing okada rider
Protest over bad roads causes gridlock in Edo, commuters stranded
Why Nigerian airlines may not cut ticket fares – Stakeholders
Construction, working of pneumatic (air) tractor’s brake system
Lack of dedicated cargo airlines hampers perishable goods exports – Adewale
Smart ways to protect yourself against online dating scams
Returning Oshiomhole-led NWC will bring reconciliation, progress to APC – Ex-National Vice Chairman, Hilliard Eta
Ligue 1: Lionel Messi gets rapturous reception as PSG beat Strasbourg
10-man Fulham thrash Huddersfield 5-1
UPDATED: Inter Milan sign Dzeko, Dumfries in double swoop
How Bose and Bode became parents when natural pregnancy wasn’t an option
Abayomi Ajayi
Connecting with your past can boost your marriage
To succeed, music producer must be versatile, disciplined –Larrylanes
I don’t feel pressured as former child star –Benita Okojie-Adeyina
It’s offensive to say actresses sleep their way to the top — Titi Adeoye
Streaming platforms could make TV, cinemas obsolete – Imoh Umoren


Ahmed Joda Was An Exceptional Statesman, Says Osinbajo
Hunters’ Council Charges Buhari, NASS On Bill
Kwara Women Ask AbdulRazaq To Run For Second Term
22,000 HIV Persons Not On Drugs In Nasarawa – Agency
Apply Same ‘Miracle’ For Release Of Abducted Islamiyya Pupils – Head Teacher
New Case Of Polio Virus Detected In Adamawa
Scores Killed As 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Wreaks Havoc In Haiti
Challenge Defection Of Umahi, Ayade In Court, Wike Tells PDP
Iran Announces 6-Day Lockdown Amid Surge In Cases
[EDITORIAL] Repentant Terrorists Must Face Trial
My Relationship With Ahmed Joda – Philip Asiodu, Last of the titans
Challenge Defection Of Umahi, Ayade In Court, Wike Tells PDP
Enugu APC Urges Nnamani, Others To Stop Coup Against Foundation Members
Investing In A Mobile Phone Shop
NFF Board Back Pinnick’s Position On 2 Year World Cup Cycle
Aisha Buhari Approves ‘Playing For Good’ For 6-Nations Football Tourney

The Sun

I don’t know what I have that attracts men – Queen Fazzima, actress
5 men gang-rape teenager in Ondo
Defections: Wike urges PDP to drag Umahi, Ayade, others to court
Appeal court upholds Jarigbe as Cross Rivers North senator
UN September protest: Yoruba nation, Biafra agitators flee Nigeria
22 killed, 14 injured as hoodlums clash in Jos
2023: APC scared of coming of a third force – Comrade Femi Aborishade
FG repatriates 22 ex-ISIS members’ families, 79 others from Libya
Obasanjo, Mandela others nominated for leadership, posthumous heros’ award
Imo lawmaker gives free medical treatment to constituents
APC, PDP in elusive search for peace
Real reasons Gov. Ayade defected to APC – Hon Legon Idagbo
My fears about electronic transmission of election results – Masari
South should produce president in 2023 – Amamgbo
Ngige, a forthright leader, keen on results – NLC
Aisha Buhari football tourney gets theme
European champions Chelsea set ball rolling with emphatic 3-0 win over Crystal Palace
Premiere League: Manchester United demolish Leeds United 5-1 in opening game of new season
North-Central Handball League: Benue Queens defeat Peacock Queens 31-22
Borussia Moenchengladbach hold Bayern Munich in breathless Bundesliga opener
The cross: The way to eternal victory
Walking in freedom (6)
Delta goes to school
Press freedom and free speech (2)
Parents, let children enjoy their holiday
Anambra 2021: Godfathers offered N.5bn for LP ticket, national chairman alleges
APC Chair: Yari most qualified – Group
NAFDAC cautions against foodstuff distributed by kerosene tankers, preserved with sniper
Jonathan, Malami condole with Shagari family over death of Ex-President’s widow
Osun APC: Give peace a chance, Oyetola tells party members
Buhari appoints Justice Baba-Yusuf as acting FCT Chief Judge


Attack in Jos on travellers well-conceived, prearranged ― Presidency
Zulum receives another Chibok girl
Black Saturday in Ebonyi as vehicle loaded with passengers plunges into mining pit
I met N42000 in my husband’s account after his death, Benson Idahosa’s wife reveals
Osun APC: Party members pursued as gunmen invade party secretariat
Plateau tragedy: Akeredolu calls for calm
We are ready for Anambra election — NYSC
Six-month-old baby, two others murdered in Ebonyi
Plateau killings: Police confirms 22 killed, 15 injured
She sleeps with my friend, has charms in her wardrobe, incisions on her waist —Husband
He spends his money on liquor, gets drunk instead of training our children in school —Wife
Please, help retrieve our 2 sons, my N27, 000 from my ex-husband, Woman begs court
Osun APC: Party members pursued as gunmen invade party secretariat
Bandits kill 8 farmers in fresh attack in Kaduna
Worries as govt agency pulls down 15 distressed buildings in…
Police arrest alleged notorious land grabber in Edo after…
Police dismiss officer for shooting man in Osun
Two killed as cultists on rampage in Osun
NMA Kogi urges FG to prioritise doctors welfare to avoid…
Court orders interim forfeiture to FG N241m allegedly…
ERA mocks Shell’s N45.7bn court judgment, says it is a…
Ekiti govt seeks more empowerment opportunities for youths…
UNICEF condemns death of 3 children in Borno, calls for…
Mob sets suspected burglar ablaze in Delta
UNICAL probes sorting, extortion, sexual harassment, exam…
We are ready for Anambra election — NYSC
Gov Inuwa Yahaya pays condolence visit to family of late…
Worries as govt agency pulls down 15 distressed buildings in…
Foundation awards scholarships to 500 indigent students in…
It’s sad kidnappers are operating freely in Ekiti —…
200 households displaced by flood in Bauchi as Gov warns…
NARD strike: FMC Owerri denies report of replacement of…
JUST IN: IPOB suspends Monday sit-at-home order
Police arrest alleged notorious land grabber in Edo after…
Police dismiss officer for shooting man in Osun
Outrage as accidental discharge by drunk NSCDC official hits…
Joda: Nigeria has lost a stabilizer — Chairman Northern…
UI VC bags Academy of Letters Fellowship
Attack in Jos on travellers well-conceived, prearranged ―…
Two killed as cultists on rampage in Osun
Court orders interim forfeiture to FG N241m allegedly…
Ward congress: Protest rocks party secretariat over…
Kano CP vows to jail serial car-snatcher, Alabukum on sixth…
Zulum receives another Chibok girl
ERA mocks Shell’s N45.7bn court judgment, says it is a…
Bandits attack: Imo police lose two officers
JUST IN: IPOB suspends Monday sit-at-home order
Dangote refinery: Understanding NNPC investment drive
We are nigerianists not just Nigerians!
How we’re strategising with FG security agencies to end banditry in Niger State…
Education in disarray •More than 10,000 schools in the North closed, 400,000…
Intriguing stories of Ikuru town elephants
Feeding the belly as Boko Haram guns boom
UI VC bags Academy of Letters Fellowship

Daily Trust

Sanusi: Nigeria Made Zero Progress In 40 Years
2023: Agitation For Third Force, A Huge Joke – Bode George
Irigwe Youths Kill 25 Fulani Travellers In Jos, Over 50 Missing
Nigeria Needs Devolution Of Power, Not Secession – Bode George
Indonesia: Apology Is Not Enough
FG, Please, Reequip Our Military
The Imperatives Of Stability In The Political Parties
The Politics Of Forgetting
NDDC: Now The Forensic Audit Report Is Out…
Gov Badaru’s SLU Varsity Visit And My Stand On Foreign Study
One Thing God Cannot Ignore
Only Lepers Buried Him
Expensive Marriage Festers In Nigerian Communities (III)
Art Festival Isn’t Trade Fair – Habiba Bobi
Yoruba Ideals Inspire Exhibition
Abdulrazak Gurnah Named Headliner For 2021 Ake Festival
Ahmed Joda: Fall Of A Colossal Technocrat
Did World Bank Declare Nigeria High-Debt Risk Nation?
Nasarawa Female Farmers Lament Poor Government Support
Post-Harvest Losses: Plateau Potato Farmers To Go Digital
Family Members Of Murdered ISIS Fighters Repatriated To Abuja
Buhari Orders Manhunt For Killers Of Jos Travellers
El-Rufai Recalls Undergraduate Days With Sanusi
OBITUARY: Ahmed Joda, The Teacher’s Son Who Raised Generals In The School Of Life
Fresh Corpses Recovered In Jos
Buhari Appoints Husseini Baba-Yusuf As Acting FCT Chief Judge
2023: Agitation For Third Force, A Huge Joke – Bode George
Irigwe Youths Kill 25 Fulani Travellers In Jos, Over 50 Missing
Nigeria Needs Devolution Of Power, Not Secession – Bode George
Did World Bank Declare Nigeria High-Debt Risk Nation?
Mohammed Fawehinmi Was One Of Us, Says Osinbajo
More Boko Haram Fighters ‘Surrender To Troops’
PHOTOS: Another Chibok Girl Found With Children
Thugs Attack Party Members At Osun APC Secretariat
Enugu Govt Trains 400 Youths On Auto-Revamp Innovation
Deaths Of Children In Borno Explosion Avoidable – UNICEF
Ugwuanyi Swears In Late Ekweremadu’s Wife, Others As Commissioners
Ahmed Joda Served Nigeria With Distinction – Lawan
NESG Mourns Founding Father, Ahmed Joda
COVID-19: MTN Donates Oligo-Synthesiser To Boost Test Kit Manufacture
Customs Seizes 39,000 Litres Of Diesel Concealed In Polythene Sacks
One Dies As Gas Tanker Falls On Vehicles On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Flood Sacks Adamawa Community, Destroys 150 Farmlands, 66 Houses – ADSEMA
Bayelsa Gov’t Begins Profiling Of Non-Indigenes
‘Police Rescue Abducted APC Chairman In Niger’
Patients Groan As Resident Doctors Continue Strike
Forex: Bank CEOs Plan Digital Process To Check Fraud
AfDB Leads Others With $6.7bn Climate Financing
Lagos Port Complex Expects 19 Ships
Kaduna Set For Another E-Voting Season
Wike Vs Secondus: Inside The Crisis Tearing PDP Apart
2023: Presbyterian Church Backs Result E-Transmission, Restructuring
Man Utd, Chelsea, Liverpool Display Title Credentials With Dream Starts
Ministry Sets Up 7-Man Committee To Investigate Missed Tests By Athletes
Anyanacho Didn’t Fail In Tokyo Olympics – Chukwumerije
Ex Internationals Commend Minister Over Stadium Rehabilitation
Federer Says Return Date ‘Uncertain’
Big Brother Restricts Some Housemates From Head Of House Lounge
BBNaija: I Like Cross But He’s Distracted By Other Ladies, Says Princess
U.S Issues New Terrorism Threat Warning
US, UK Troops Set To Hit Afghanistan As Taliban Captures More Cities
23 Countries Launched The Joint Statement Of The International Forum On COVID-19 Vaccine Cooperation
Nigeria: COVID-19 Claims 11 Lives On Friday
Doctors Urge FG To Establish Bank For Health
NMA Decries Unfriendly Policies Against Medical Doctors
Unimaid CMD: Emeka Offor Medical Intervention Helps In Treating BH Victims
J&J Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Rolls Out Next Week
SSANU Cautious FG On Establishment Of New Universities
INEC Denies Recruitment On Social Media
Bandits Kill 8 Farmers In Kaduna
Police Arrest 156 Suspected Criminals In Kano
The Imperatives Of Stability In The Political Parties
The Politics Of Forgetting

The Guardian

Soaring cost of living ticking time bomb, say Sanusi, others
COVID-19 scare: Buhari, delegation to go on isolation after London trip
Nigerian youngsters should emulate Okwaraji, says Esin
NYSC DG refutes killing of corps members deployed to Kaduna
Multiple Accidents on Oshodi-Apapa highway as repairs begin on Airport Link Bridge
20 killed, 40 missing in Plateau attack
ECOWAS to rake $43.5m from members for rice production
Two policemen, three bandits die in Imo station attack
APC Chieftain abducted in Niger rescued unhurt
Osun APC: Give peace a chance, Oyetola tells party members
IPOB amends sit-at-home order
Lagos housing delivery process goes digital
Gunshot acts: Group advocates tougher measures
Madagascar’s worst drought in decades
Tokyo 2020: Sports ministry sets up committee to probe missed tests by athletes
Spanish league is tough, competitive – Oshoala
‘We won’t disappoint at world junior championships’
English football club Everton ‘appalled’ by Anne Frank blunder
Benzema brace has Ancelotti’s Real off to a flier
Chelsea on the ‘hunt’ for Premier League title, says Tuchel
Saving PDP from managerial, zoning imperfections
Any nation seeking growth must take anti-graft war seriously – Musa
El-Zakzaky: A Travesty Of Justice
Electronic transmission: Network providers’ optimism versus lawmakers’ pessimism
Teniola: e-voting can be performed even with 2G technology

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