News Headlines Aug 16, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 16, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

2021 AFCON draw: Rohr lands in Yaounde
2020 Paralympics Games: Team Nigeria targets medal haul in Tokyo
PANDEF, others demand publication of NDDC forensic report
JAMB, heads of institutions to decide cut-off marks August 31
Taliban takes Afghan capital Kabul
Buni leads APC governors to woo Ladoja in Ibadan
NCDC Report: COVID-19 killed 38 in one week
Otedola: IBB sent me to Jonathan during Yar’Adua’s illness, political logjam
North’s elders seek solution to region’s insecurity
Buhari to deliver 2,000 digital projects by December, says Pantami
Nigerians shouldn’t compromise unity, says Olawepo-Hashim
Plateau crisis claims another seven lives
Contributors move N102.5b to new Pension Administrators
Tension over killing of Ondo-bound travellers in Jos
COVID-19 exposure in UK: Buhari goes into isolation
Global aircraft parts market to hit $51.14b by 2026
Governor Diri’s bags
WoodMac warns on Shell’s oil blocks sale in Nigeria
Alternative without an option
‘Nigeria can leverage arts to create wealth’
Council to sanction illegal veterinary outfits
Lagos partners US firm to explore $50b global solar market
‘Diversification key to real estate’s survival’
Creating a continental market for securities
‘Why private markets attract investors’
Stockbrokers mull strategies for financial market rebound
Sterling Bank, Nexford to create global talent pipeline
Nigerian equities beat global stocks with N371b gain
Using technology to drive port efficiency in Nigeria
Retooling Air Force for airpower
How to foster youth development, by Abiru
Why APGA can’t retain Anambra, by Okonkwo
Investors battle electricity regulator over policy suspension
Boost for federalism
Gaming industry
IPOB’s sit-at-home and lessons
Sanwo-Olu, Save Our Souls now!
Twitter ban and official paranoia
IBB, history and revision
Joda: A courageous and fearless administrator
Doctors’ strike: Time for talk and training
MURIC advocacy for Zulum
Nigeria’ll rise above security, socioeconomic challenges — Osinbajo
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Arin, Princess evicted
BREAKING: Barcelona win first post-Messi match
Atiku condemns killings in Plateau, others
EPL: Son strike gives Tottenham victory over Manchester City
GiftCardsToNaira: Best App & Site To Redeem Gift Cards At High Rates
Five killed, nine houses burnt, one vehicle vandalised in fresh Kaduna attack
NGF condemns killing of 23 travellers in Jos
B’Haram: New Super Tucano jets awaiting induction
Why FG placed embargo on employment, by Ngige
CJN to swear-in FCT acting CJ, five others on Monday
Buhari pays tribute to pioneer Nigerian pilot, Captain Orimoloye
Hoodlums attack Aregbesola ex-commissioner’s residence
Standstill as protesters block Abuja-Kabba-omuo-Ekiti highway
Akure monarch finally abolishes Eze Ndigbo title
Umahi suspends Coordinator over alleged role in Ezilo crisis
Adamawa cholera cases hit 63
JAMB, heads of tertiary institutions decide 2021 /2022 admission cut-off point Aug 31
JUST IN: Three APC Governors meet Ladoja in Ibadan residence
Niger government not fair to us – Parents of abducted Tegina children
Police in Zambia appeal for calm as violence erupts
Odumeje ‘Ndaboski’ slams Chris Okotie over attack on late TB Joshua
Buhari mourns Capt. Orimoloye, lauds his contributions to aviation sector
Germany legend Gerd Muller dies at 75
I will retire home to rest after my tenure, says Masari
Chelsea striker Abraham to undergo Roma medical ahead of €40m transfer
NDLEA arrests Italy-bound woman with 100 wraps of heroin
BREAKING: UNIJOS suspends ongoing exams over Plateau killings
Plateau killings: Police arrest 20 suspects, rescue 33 victims
Popular rapper Mr Raw survives car crash
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I’m not mentally compatible with Sammie, says Angel
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Jackie B confronts Michael over Angel
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I can’t see Emmanuel get evicted – Liquorose
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Boma tells Queen not to cage him
OAIC canvasses effective church leadership, moral uprightness at 30
NSCIA condemns killings in Plateau
No regrets over my actions in BBNaija – Evicted Niyi
BREAKING: Lalong imposes 24-hour curfew on Jos North
Obasanjo supports Oke Ogun youths with 500-acre farmland
Miyetti Allah condemns killing of commuters in Jos
Estranged couple bickers over daughter’s death
I’ll greatly miss Ahmed Joda’s wise counsel – Osinbajo
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Takeaways from third Saturday’s night party
Anambra poll: Injustice in PDP made me dump party, says Maduka
Diri orders monarchs to profile visitors, non-indigenes
Ex-ADC aspirant picks NRM ticket, refutes bribery allegations
Vehicle plunges into mining pit in Ebonyi
Mob sets robber ablaze in Delta
UNICAL lecturers face disciplinary committee over sexual harassment, others
Tension grips Jos over mass burial
Scores injured, property destroyed as gunmen seize Anambra community


Otedola Recalls IBB’s Message to Jonathan ‘Tell Him to Sit on the President’s Chair’
As Kabul Falls, Buhari Says Africa is New Frontline of Global Militancy
VAT Collection: FIRS Appeals Federal Court’s Historic Judgement
COVID-19: FG Flags off Second Phase of Vaccination Monday
Afghan Govt Collapses, President Flees Country as Taliban Forces Enter Kabul
Citing Escalating Insecurity, Lalong Extends Curfew to 24hrs
Zulum: We’re in ‘Catch-22 Situation’ With Boko Haram’s Surrender
FG to Commence Second Phase of COVID-19 Vaccination Today
COVID-19: Buhari, Top Govt Officials May Self-Isolate This Week
Defection: Court Orders Substituted Service of Suit Seeking Removal of Edo…
Secondus: We Met a Traumatised PDP Struggling With Opposition Life
2023: Stopping INEC from Procuring e-Voting Materials, Part of Rigging…
Osinbajo: With God’s Backing, Nigeria Will Overcome its Challenges
Taliban Captures Kabul, Seizes Presidential Palace as Ghani Flees
Special Task Force Gives Update on Rescues, Arrests
Defection: Three APC Govs Meet Ladoja in Ibadan
SERAP Urges Buhari to Pay Doctors with N4.8bn Earmarked for WhatsApp…
Ado Poly to Dismiss Students Nabbed for Internet Fraud,…
NDLEA Nabs Italy-bound Woman with 100 Wraps of Heroin
Ogunlewe, George Trade Tackles over Tinubu’s Presidential Bid
Navy Officer Shoots at Anambra Commissioner’s Car
Hushpuppi: Group Petitions US, Alleges Lapses in Kyari’s Investigation
Kwara APC Leader Lists Conditions for Peace
FG Scales Up Post-COVID-19 Interventions for Women, Girls
Bilateral Trade Volume Between India, Nigeria Hits $14bn
Senate Spokesman Backs Signing of PIB
Toll Gates: Stop Imposing More Hardship on Nigerians, PDP Tells APC
Sports Minister Names Toyin Ibitoye SA Multimedia
Host Kano Wins U-17 Noah Dallaji Basketball Tourney
Rewane: How Nigeria Can Attract More Foreign Direct Investments
Nigerian, Spanish Navy Strengthen Partnership on Maritime Security in Gulf of…
Waiting on PDP’s NEC
VDT Communications Begins NIN Registration Nationwide
MAN Blames FG’s Polices for Manufacturing Sector Poor Performance, Says Sector…
FBH Holdings, Sterling Bank, Four Other Tier-2 Banks Generates N59.7bn from…
Third Party Motor Insurance: Insurers Lose N530 billion Revenue As Accident…
All Kidnapped Victims in Kwara Released, Say Police
Crime Situation Report
Catholic Bishops Urge Northern Govs to be Fair to All Religions
‘Marshy Terrain Hinders Rescue of Vehicle Trapped in Ebonyi Mining’
MEDCAN Extends Strike Ultimatum by Four Weeks
Ghani: Afghan Leader Who Lost Power after Failing to Make Peace…
With God’s Backing, Nigeria Will Overcome Challenges, Says Osinbajo
Three APC Govs, Ex-Speaker Bankole Meet Ladoja in Ibadan
US Embassy in Kabul Warns of Worsening Security at Airport Amid…
COVID-19: FG Flags off Second Phase of Vaccination Monday
CAN Condemns Jos Killings, Wants Perpetrators Arrested
Afghan Govt Collapses, President Flees Country as Taliban Forces Enter Kabul
Marwa Commends German Govt over 2m Euro Dog Facility for NDLEA
Jos Violence: UniJos Suspends Ongoing Examinations Indefinitely
APC Wins Lere Federal Constituency By-election
Germany Legend, Gerd Muller, is Dead
Buhari Mourns First Nigerian Pilot, Captain Adetunji Orimoloye
We’ve not Received any Petition against Katsina Ward Congress, Says Committee
Breaking: Citing ‘Rising Threats’, Lalong Imposes 24-hour Curfew on Jos
Strengthening Domestic Resource Mobilisation
CapitalSage Raises $4 Million to Fulfill Expansion Agenda
Akinbolagbe: Nigeria Needs Enormous Private Sector Investment to Deliver Quality Healthcare
Access Bank Reaffirms Support for Youth Entrepreneurship
FIRS: Over N17bn Tax Remittances Owed By Companies, Addresses of Affected…
FG Earmarks N59b for Rural Roads Development, Says Budget Minister
Buni: Still Walking the Tight Rope
Moghalu’s Idea of Nigeria’s Next President
Unanimous Quest for Decent Healthcare for Agboyi-Owode Lagos Community
OMO OBA TSOLA EMIKO From Entrepreneurship to Palace as 21st Olu of…
Ode to Peter Odili’s Impactful Life at 73
Egbe Says He is Constructing Football Pitches for Lagos
Legendary German Footballer, Gerd Muller, Passes on
Flying Start for Nigerians in European Leagues
Spurs Beat City with £100m Grealish Firing Blanks
Eagles’ Captain, Ahmed Musa, Tasks FG to Action over Jos Killings
Cardiac Arrest Scare as Kalu Survives Collapse in French Ligue 1
That Our Votes May Count

The Punch

Freed ex-FERMA engineer dies day after N4.5m payment to kidnappers
Report ranks Nigeria 5th in property money laundering
Kalu collapses in Ligue 1 game
Northern groups petition US over Kyari, express concerns
Oyetola, Aregbesola’s supporters in verbal war over secretariat’s invasion
High commission infections: Buhari, Aso Rock aides take COVID-19 tests after UK trip
Health sector strike looms, JOHESU threatens action over allowances
NDLEA nabs Italy-bound woman concealing 100 wraps of heroin in hair relaxer
UK-based Nigerian accuses brother-in-law of killing sister, alleges police frustrating probe
Ondo woman faults daughter’s death claim, seeks ex-husband’s probe
Rapper, Mr Raw, driver hospitalised after Abuja crash
Report ranks Nigeria 5th in property money laundering
Nigeria recorded $85.21bn net foreign liabilities – IMF
Foreign reserves resume decline after rising to $33.59bn
Lagos stops estate development on Ojota-Maryland wetland
Oyetola, Aregbesola’s supporters in verbal war over secretariat’s invasion
Buni, APC leaders meet Ladoja over party fortunes
PDP alleges APC plotting to rig 2023 polls
NGF condemns Jos killings, appeals for calm
Kalu collapses in Ligue 1 game
WA U-20: Okowa charges Nairobi-bound athletes
Odegbami, Adepoju to screen Lanreleke academy students
Nigerian athletes target medal haul at Paralympics
Foods, herbs to manage some diseases
BREAKING: Princess evicted from BBNaija S6
BREAKING: Arin evicted from BBNaija
Why I’m rooting for Whitemoney to win BBNaija –Niyi, evicted house mate


Ex-governorship Aspirant Cautions Youths Against Secessionist Agitations
Stigma Causing Depression Among Leprosy Patients, Others – Expert
Flood: Kwara Warns Against Dumping Refuse In Drainages
NAFDAC Moves Against Fake Products In Kebbi
Catholic Bishops Condemn Killings, Begin Prayer, Fasting
Group Asks FG To Dialogue With Striking Doctors
CNG Petitions US Over Abba Kyari’s Trial
2023: Northern Group Endorses Jega For President
AANI Plans National Dialogue On Insecurity, Unity
5 Killed In Kaduna Attack
CJN Swears In FCT Acting Chief Judge, Others Today
What Happens To Surrendered Boko Haram Fighters?
PDP, Secondus And The 2023 Politics
PDP Leadership Crisis And The House Caucus
‘2023 Presidential Ticket Should Be Zoned To S/East For Equity, Justice’
Sustained Demand In Dangote Cement Underpins Robust Growth
Mutual Benefits Capital Injection Triggers N82.8bn Total Assets
AfDB Secures $20m Investment Agreement On COVID-19 Recovery Platform
Poor Services Push 25,645 Pension Contributors To Switch PFAs, Transfer N102.5bn
Why We Must Revive Sports Culture In Nigeria- Akindoju
Minister Sets Up Committee To Investigate 10 Disqualified Tokyo 2020 Athletes
Freedom Park Agog As Baba Ani Clocks 85
Why Nigeria Needs Rent Legislation
Siege On Political Parties

The Sun

Killings: Lalong imposes 24-hour curfew in Jos North LGA
COVID-19: Buhari, others in quarantine after UK trip – Presidency
PDP: Secondus, others shift battle to NEC
Sit-at-home: Kanu’s family denies interference in IPOB affairs
Catholic bishops brand Nigeria world’s most terrorised nation
Otedola: How IBB asked Jonathan to sit on Yar’Adua’s chair
NDLEA nabs Italy-bound woman with 100 wraps of heroin at Lagos airport
Kanu: Igbo groups mount pressure on S’East govs
‘Digital labour platforms offer young refugees route to decent work’
Joda: Buhari sends delegation to family, others
…Nigeria lost super technocrat -Olawepo-Hashim
Catholic bishops brand Nigeria world’s most terrorised nation
APC has begun rigging of 2023 polls -Secondus
2023: PDP gladiators return to drawing board after weeks of brickbats
More trouble for PDP, APGA
I’ll take Anambra to next level –Agbasimalo, Labour party
PDP needs Uba, Ukachukwu to win Anambra guber –Ekwunife
How NCAA colluded with Danish company to shut our operations –TAL airline
ICSAN, PSIN collaborate to boost public service capacity
Stakeholders laud Lagos govt’s move to regulate meat processing
DPR, marketers at loggerheads over 7.5% VAT on cooking gas
Install multi-phased flow meters to check revenue leakages, stakeholders tell FG
Okocha’s equivalent to Ronaldinho, says FIFA
Danjuma invites 35 players for World Cup qualifiers against CAR
Sunny-Goli marathon draws mammoth crowd
Aisha Buhari Cup: It is 30 Days to kick-off
… Cameroon’s Lionesses open camp
Oshoala returns to training after COVID-19 scare
Revisiting the Babangida era
South-East and season of extra-judicial killings
Now the war is over
50 golden lessons of life (1)
Anatomy of the supreme court judgement on Ondo governorship election
Inability to sleep
Over 80% workers in financial sector are casual
NLC cautions Tunisia’s Kais Said-led government on constitutionalism
NIMASA’ll ensure maintenance of Deep Blue project assets –Jamoh
VAT collection: FIRS appeals High Court judgement on Rivers
Shareholders kick as unclaimed dividends hit N170bn

Daily Trust

EXCLUSIVE: 3 Yauri Schoolgirls, Expatriate Released By Bandits
Hurrah To A Gutsy Lady Farmer
Livestock Industry And The Disruptive Effects Of COVID-19
Open Letter To Bauchi State Governor
Addressing The Plight Of The Nigerian Worker
What To Do With Repentant Boko Haram Members
Zulum: Borno In A Dilemma Over Repentant Insurgents
Afghan President Flees As Taliban Closes In
Plateau Killings: 20 Arrested, 33 Rescued, As Police Deploy To Rukuba
Plateau Killings: Lalong Imposes 24-Hour Curfew On Jos North
2023: Agitation For Third Force, A Huge Joke – Bode George
C/River Records 2001 Cases Of Child Abuse In 2 Years
Network Calls For Action To Save Nation
NNPC Announces Trading Surplus Of N43.57bn In April
Kwara Kidnap Victim Dies After Release
Remains Of Jigawa Liaison Officer, Driver Recovered In Kaduna, Badaru Mourns
IPMAN Decries Safety Training Costs For Operators
6 Banks Earn N14.2bn From Account Maintenance Fee
‘Why I Left Civil Service For Farm’
Unclaimed Dividend Hits N170bn — SEC
FIRS Appeals Court Judgment On VAT — Spokesman
PDP Crisis: NWC Meets Tomorrow To Prepare Grounds For NEC
APC Elders Demand Fresh Congresses In Benue
APC Govs, Others Visit Ladoja
IBB Asked Jonathan To Sit On Yar’Adua’s Chair — Otedola
Team Nigeria Sure Of Medals At 2020 Tokyo Paralympics
West Ham Get Better Of Newcastle In Six-Goal Thriller
NIDCOM To Partner Rugby Star, Itoje To Harness Talents
Owolabi Wins 5th OBJ Golf Tournament In Abeokuta
Son Strikes To Secure Statement Win For Spurs
Eviction Night: Arin, Princess Exit #BBNaija Show
BBNaija’s Cross Stole My Girlfriend- Twitter User Claims
Big Brother Restricts Some Housemates From Head Of House Lounge
U.S Issues New Terrorism Threat Warning
Kano Approves $.9m For Agricultural Development Projects
Over 800 Farmers To Earn Directly From Farm Estates In Imo, Abia
Buhari’s Agricultural Programmes Have Ensured Food Security For Nigeria – Izunaso
JAMB Fixes Date To Announce New Admission Cut-Off Marks
Ogun Seals 26 Petrol, Gas Stations Over Illegal Construction
#EndSARS: ‘Lekki Toll Billboard Is For Advert; Not For Illumination’
FCT Complaints Commission To Collaborate With FRSC On Service Delivery
Insecurity: Enact Anti-Grazing Law In Edo, Group Tells Obaseki
Police Arrest 15 Cultists, Warn Hoteliers Against Harbouring Them
NDLEA Arrests Ex-Military Officer, Fake Soldier, Others
24-Year-Old Robbery Suspect Arrested With 2 Guns
Teenager Arrested At US Embassy With Fake Visa Documents
Ahmed Joda 1930 —2021
Hurrah To A Gutsy Lady Farmer
Livestock Industry And The Disruptive Effects Of COVID-19
Fixing Sustainable Development Goals Implementation In Nigeria
Entrepreneurship Development: Planning Your Business (II)


If you’re not rich, to enjoy life have more wives, husband of two wives says
2023: Buni, Badaru, Bagudu, Bankole meet Ladoja in Ibadan
Nigeria will bounce back from economic, security challenges ― Osinbajo
LG donates air conditioners worth N3m to Lagos hospital
Give unity a trial, Mailafia urges Nigerians
Petitions from two LG withdrawn over forged signatures ― Osun APC Ward Congress Appeal Committee
NGF condemns horrible, senseless killings in Jos
Strengthen CBN disbursement funds to solve its economic crisis, experts urge FG
Govt committed to having functional, optimised airports, says Sirika
Kidnap victim dies day after his freedom
21 army recruits die in Jigawa road accident
Woman petitions police boss over mysterious death of daughter in Ondo
Equities investors earn N371bn as NGX posts second weekly gain
Lebanon fuel tank explosion kills at least 28
BREAKING: President of Afghanistan flees the country
2023: Buni, Badaru, Bagudu, Bankole meet Ladoja in Ibadan
Nigeria will bounce back from economic, security challenges ― Osinbajo
21 army recruits die in Jigawa road accident
LG donates air conditioners worth N3m to Lagos hospital
NGF condemns horrible, senseless killings in Jos
Strengthen CBN disbursement funds to solve its economic…
Govt committed to having functional, optimised airports,…
Ugwuanyi empowers Udi/Ezeagu youths, women
Ughelli: Octogenarian seeks Okowa’s intervention as church…
Anambra 2021: Ekwunufe identifies Uba as part of PDP…
Toll gate reintroduction’ll impose more hardship on…
CJN swears in Justice Baba-Yusuf as Acting FCT High Court…
Otedola reveals how IBB asked Jonathan to take over from…
Insecurity: Abiodun, Alake, Ayo Adebanjo, Gani Adams, others…
Reps deputy speaker, Kano municipal chairman condemn Jos…
2023: Buni, Badaru, Bagudu, Bankole meet Ladoja in Ibadan
Court upholds LASU lecturer’s dismissal
Nigeria will bounce back from economic, security challenges…
JAMB to announce new admission cut-off marks August 31
NDLEA arrests fake soldier, ex-military officer, others for…
FIRS files appeal against court judgment on VAT
INEC stoppage of E-voting machine purchase, ploy by APC to…
Ekiti community kicks over headquarters of new LCDA,…
Council chairman mandates compulsory periodic farmer/herders…
Suspension of IPOB sit-at-home order handiwork of God ―…
Lagos govt to produce 10 million coconut trees in 2024
In Joda, Nigeria lost exceptional statesman ― Olawepo-Hashim
Digital skills gap, bane of Nigeria unemployment ― Sunday…
Buhari pays tribute to late pioneer pilot, Orimoloye
Ganduje inspects hydro-power plant at Challawa Gorge Dam
The President is back
Government and critics of the president and governors
APC ward congress: Aggrieved members flood panels with petitions
Why Secondus survived moves to oust him
Buni’s committee: As APC leaders wait on Buhari
Our VC appointment requirements stand, says UNIOSUN
Love Castle: Another epic movie set to hit the cinemas
Prowess joins Big Achievable Dreams Music, promises fans good music

The Guardian

Cargo insurance premiums spike over untidy road access, seaport operations
Govt places Jos on 24-hour indefinite curfew
Reinventing the ancient Benin economy
Death toll in massive Haiti quake jumps to over 1,200
Five die in fresh Kaduna attack, homes, vehicle torched
FG drags striking doctors to industrial court today
Nigeria begins second phase of COVID-19 vaccination today
Reintegrating repented Boko Haram terrorists disastrous to Borno, says Governor Zulum
Yoruba elders, HURIWA warn FG against proscribing IPOB, Afenifere
Touts: Untamed monsters that rule Lagos roads
Man nabbed for trafficking girlfriend to Mali
Mother accuses husband of using child for ritual
Italy-bound woman arrested in Lagos with 100 wraps of heroin
‘After Eriksen, it gave us chills’: Bordeaux’s Kalu collapses in match
Ejike sure Team Nigeria will medals at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
Obasanjo praises sponsors as Owolabi Michael wins OBJ Golf Tourney
Mali announce provisional squad as fans await Ghana, South Africa’s teams
Organisers lists 14 events, choose September 27 for SOWEGA kickoff
Sports Minister names Toyin Ibitoye SA Multimedia
How Ayade’s defection may reshape political space of Cross River
Uneasy road to PDP’s national convention
Averting an implosion of hunger and anger
The cross Babangida still carries at 80
Anambra and the primaries of blood and mammon
Alternative options for the Nigeria referendum
Nation building driven by faith of citizens

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