News Headlines Aug 19, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 19, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Heavy security in Kano ahead Buhari son’s wedding, in-law’s coronation
How I have lived with diabetes for 35 years, by Obasanjo
Olu of Warri coronation: Police deploy 1,000 policemen, bomb squad
Buhari: $50b investment lost in 10yrs without oil sector law
Petroleum law open to amendment, says Lawan
Court turns down govt’s request to dismiss Igboho’s suit
Nigeria: Tragedies of double neo-colonialism
Of IBB, Okupe and 2023 presidency
Afghanistan: Lesson for Nigerian leaders
On the Jos killings
Buhari for son’s wedding in Kano on Friday
JUST IN: Lalong relaxes curfew in Plateau councils
Mike Ezuruonye seals new endorsement with real estate firm
Kehinde Bankole, Lateef Adedimeji return in Love Castle
How I’ve been coping with diabetes for 35 years, by Obasanjo
Kaduna reopens schools for JSS3 exams only
How PIB was passed, by Lawan
Education Ministry probes death of unity school pupil
Nigeria commemorates humanitarians, alert citizens on climate change
50,000 for divine experience in Ogun
Gunmen attack empty bullion van in Ondo
Bandits kill four, kidnap six in Katsina attack
Pastor’s husband commits suicide in Ondo
Facts about AFCON 2021
How to Apply to a Foreign University: What Nigerian Applicants Should Know
TIMELINE: Igboho spends ‘one-month’ in Benin Republic detention
Five quick facts about Afghanistan
No plan to increase taxes – Obaseki
Fans react as Lateef Oladimeji adorns self in female attire
Ex-Kwara, Kogi MAN chief dies of COVID-19
Police officer, two others feared dead in Rivers accident
Baba Ani unveils foundation at 85
FEC approves N21.11bn for aviation, education, others
Lagos sets up special team to stop street begging, hawking
Six fun things to do when you’re bored
I’m not afraid of scandals, Mavins singer Ayra Starr
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Maria is manipulative, says Tega
Last nine months have been roller coaster of emotions – Mayorkun
What I do differently since I left Psquare, by Rudeboy
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Angel tells Michael to consider other ladies
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Pere is disrespectful, strong-headed – Nini
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Whitemoney explains genesis of rift with Pere
Lukaku gets Chelsea number 9 shirt vacated by Abraham
We lost around $50bn due to non-passage of PIB – Buhari
AGF Malami urges court to dismiss Igboho’s suit
Tegina abducted students will be released soon – Niger Police Commissioner
Igboho: Court faults reports of judge’s disappearance
Bank to deliver 40m doses of J&J vaccines to Nigeria by 2022
APC LG Congress holds Sept 4
Suspected herdsmen allegedly kill five in fresh Plateau clash
BREAKING: UNILAG resumes for physical exams
Federal Poly Nasarawa expels 51 students
Criminals in Italy, Germany increasingly using cryptocurrencies
JUST IN: List of new Senior Advocates out soon – LPPC
BREAKING: Buhari approves implementation framework for Petroleum Act
My husband is an unrepentant adulterer, divorce-seeking woman tells court
Agodi Secretariat shut down as youths protest teenager’s death
INEC and deregistration of political parties
Alleged fraud: Court okays CBN’s request to freeze accounts of coys
PHOTOS: Buhari presides over FEC meeting
Ogun Assembly again summons Goriola over Imobi kingship
Timini Egbuson breaks silence on ex-girlfriend’s allegations
Why we are at Supreme Court, by governors
Dorcas Shola Fapson wades in on Timini Egbuson, ex-girlfriend’s drama
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Peace, Maria, Saskay, Princess, Queen want Cross
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Saga moves to reconcile Pere, Whitemoney
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: JMK, Liquorose, three others win N3.7m
Governors pick six holes in Petroleum Industry Act
CBN: Naira abusers for prosecution
Kogi engages youths in tackling crimes, says Bello
Niger coastal communities on flood-red alert
Customs’ delegation begs Masari over killings
Mohammed presents 17 commissioner-nominees
AFREXIM Bank plans 500-bed hospital for Abuja
Protest over destruction of farmland in Edo
APC seeks Okowa’s intervention in Asagba, council feud
Group questions INEC’s sincerity to conduct free, fair election
Pentecostal, orthodox churches clash over Anambra poll
Fed Govt deploys task force in Ebonyi, Enugu for school feeding programme

ThisDay

APC to Hold LG Congress Sept. 4
Buhari: Nigeria Lost $50bn Investments in 10 Years Due to Non-passage of PIB
Despite Curfew, Suspected Fulani Herders Kill Six in Fresh Plateau Attacks
Breaking: Buhari Appoints Sylva as Head of 9-man Steering Committee for Implementation of Petroleum Act
Buhari Set to Announce PIA Implementation Committee Today
Insecurity: Nigeria, Bulgaria to Sign Defence Pact
Lagos Bans Street Begging, Begins Arrest of Beggars
NIMASA Donates Relief Packages to Ekiti Disaster Victims
Osun Probes Mysterious Death
Kaduna Approves Resumption of JSS3 Students
Obaseki: No Plans to Increase Taxes in Edo
FEC Okays N21.107bn Contracts for Aviation, Education Ministries, Four Agencies
‘Anambra APGA Not Intimidated by Membership of APC Campaign Council’
House Member Petitions Customs over Extortion, Harassment
WHO: 5,000 Young Persons Die Daily from Accidents, Maternal Injuries
Court Adjourns for Accelerated Hearing on Killer of A’Ibom Job Seeker
Wema Bank Supports Stage Plays on Awolowo, Obasanjo
ICPC Arraigns University Don over N20.6m Fraud
AFGHANISTAN: THE FUTILITY OF UNILATERAL USE OF FORCE
NAL QUESTIONS THE HUMANITY IN HUMANS
Group Pushes to Recall Two Abia Senators from N’Assembly
Just In: Bandits Kidnap Nine Islamiyya Pupils, Teacher in Katsina
Auditor General: 2019 Audit Report Contains N4.973trn Unsubstantiated Balances
Many Injured as Robbers Attack Bullion Van in Ondo
FIRS Targets N10trn Revenue in 2022
UAE Excludes Nigeria from Countries to Benefit from Visa-on-Arrival Policy
Nigeria, Bulgaria to Sign MoU on Defence Cooperation
Nigeria, Saudi Arabia Strengthen Partnership in Drug War
APC to Hold LG Congress Sept. 4
Judge Available to Sign Release of Igboho’s Associates, Says Court
Buhari: Nigeria Lost $50bn Investments in 10 Years Due to Non-passage…
APC Govs Praise Buhari, Say Petroleum Act Presents Convincing Credential of…
Published List of Candidates for SAN Award is Fake, Untrue, Says…
Despite Curfew, Suspected Fulani Herders Kill Six in Fresh Plateau Attacks
Buhari Chairs FEC Meeting
Breaking: Buhari Appoints Sylva as Head of 9-man Steering Committee for…
Orjiako: Sub-Saharan Africa Region an Excellent Hub for Future Upstream Growth,…
Wema Bank Supports Stage Plays on Awolowo, Obasanjo
Profit-taking in GTCO, 16 Others Down Stock Market by 0.01%
SEC to Collaborate with Stakeholders on Capital Market Dispute Resolution
FCMB Supports PSP Operators with N3bn Loan
Avila Naturalle to Expand Production with New Factory
‘ Amosun was Never Okupe’s Campaign Coordinator’
FG, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Renew Ties on Dairy Development, Sign MOU
Gbajabiamila: A Round Peg in a Round Hole
Tackling Spiraling Herders-Farmers’ Conflict in Katsina
Governor Abiodun Commends RCCG for Donating Only Functional Dialysis Centre
Nigeria, WHO, UNICEF Urge More Emphasis on Breastfeeding
Private Sector Healthcare Providers Offering 60% of Nigeria’s Needs, Says Fayemi
Celebrating Four Decades of Biomedical Pharmaceuticals
Accelerating Healthcare Delivery with Drones
“33” Export Lager Charges Super Eagles after Exciting AFCON 2021 Draw
Batshuayi Seals Season-long Loan at Besiktas
Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tourney Logo for Unveiling Friday
Euro 2020 Winner Locatelli Switches to Juventus
Kane to Miss Spurs’ Europa Playoff Clash in Portugal Tonight
Aisha Buhari Cup: Super Falcons Draw Morocco, Mali
Of Taliban and ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram
Hushpuppi Movie: When Will The Movie About Imam Abubakar Abdullahi Be…

The Punch

FEC approves N658m for sniffer dogs, education, others N21bn
Police fume as vigilantes detain, torture cops over hemp
Sexagenarian hangs self in Ondo
Insecurity in states responsible for shift in NGF meeting – Source
Sanusi’s exposé on Buhari, APC, vindicates us –PDP
Petroleum Industry Act: States tackle FG today as FAAC meets, NBA advises governors
Call for self defence: ACF, Middle Belt back Masari, Ohanaeze flays gov
Lagos community laments as cultists raid 12 streets, vandalise 30 vehicles
One way: Residents slam Lagos over lack of signage, decry extortion
Oyo youths protest WASSCE candidate killing, blame Amotekun
Lagos community laments as cultists raid 12 streets, vandalise 30 vehicles
VAT judgment: 30 states may suffer revenue drop, say experts
Nigerian insurers settled N5.4bn #EndSARS claims – NIA
Barge operators, maritime workers move to improve waterway transport
Insecurity in states responsible for shift in NGF meeting – Source
APC releases time-table for September 4 LG congresses
Bauchi gov withdraws nomination of ex-commissioner
Oyo N50bn supplementary budget gets Assembly’s nod
Nigeria claim mixed relay gold at World U-20 championship
Volleyball: Nigeria U-19 team depart for Iran today
Venus Williams among wildcard entrants for US Open
Benfica edge PSV to boost Champions League hopes
BBNaija S6: Team Love wins N1.5m in Storm task
I’ve reconnected with family, currently in medical facility, Kayvee breaks silence on withdrawal from BBNaija
BBNaija S6: Angel’s father fires back at Maria’s “boys will be boys” comment
BBNaija S6: I’m still traumatised by Pere’s confrontation, says Whitemoney

Leadership

Heritage Bank Promises To Secure Students Financial Futures
WAEC May Approve CIIN Insurance Textbook For SSCE Exams
NNPC, CMEC, GE Sign Contracts for 50MW Maiduguri Emergency Power Project
NITDA Partners Microsoft On Quantum Leap To Implement Cloud First Strategy
NITDA, SON To Raise Bar On IT Standards In Nigeria
Why We Are Taking Beggars, Destitute Off Our Streets –LASG
Gombe Weeds Out 1,000 Civil Servants
Police Arrest 38 Kidnap Suspects, Others In Adamawa, Kano
Flood Sacks 2,000 People, Submerges 227 Farmlands In Adamawa
Abduljabbar: Court Fixes Sept 2 For Ruling
Petroleum Industry Act: Experts Fault FG’s 12-month Implementation Plan
2023: It Will Be Difficult For APC To Return To Power – Chieftain
2022: As Osun APC Crisis Deepens
2023 Election Will Be Difficult For APC – Chieftain
Limit Yourself To Rivers’ Affairs, Abia PDP Caucus Tells Wike
Access Bank To Reward Customers With N600m In Promo
Nairobi 2021: Nse Uko Runs 52.33sc Zoom Into 400m Final
EDITORIAL
Joda, Super Perm Sec, Makes His Exit
Revisiting That Chief Of Army Staff’s Clarion Call

Daily Trust

Kaduna Reopens Schools, Asks Students To Appear In Mufti
2yrs After: Constituents Lament As Fate Of 14 Edo Lawmakers-Elect Hangs
APC Fixes LG Congresses For Sept 4
Sanusi’s Exposé On Buhari, APC Vindicates Us — PDP
Ghana Seeks Nigeria’s Collaboration On Parliamentary Reforms
Super Falcons Paired With Morocco And Mali In Aisha Buhari Cup Group A
NVBF Invites 54 Players To Camp For 2021 Africa Nations Cup
Kalu Returns To Training Ahead Of Angers Clash
Jos Happened, Again
Thiem To Miss Rest Of 2021 Season With Wrist Injury
2023: Use Your PVC To Retire Old Politicians, Youths Urged
Why Philanthropy Fails In Nigeria – Orobor
Flood: Buhari Seeks Better Coordination With FG
Breaking: Lalong Relaxes 24-Hour Curfew In Jos
Airport Concession: FG Seeks Aviation Workers’ Support
Oyetola Declares Friday Public Holiday For ‘Isese’ Festival
Anxiety As 7 Family Members Die In Osun
Kwara Billionaire Loses Daughter 2 Months After Grandson Committed Suicide
Nigerien Soldiers Shot Dead In Katsina
Drama As Local Guards Arrest, Chain Policemen In Edo
Emir Of Bichi: Sanusi And I Shared Same Room At The Palace
Bandits Have Threatened To Kill Us – Abducted Zamfara Students
Sanusi’s Exposé On Buhari, APC Vindicates Us — PDP
Ghana Seeks Nigeria’s Collaboration On Parliamentary Reforms
2023: Use Your PVC To Retire Old Politicians, Youths Urged
Super Falcons Paired With Morocco And Mali In Aisha Buhari Cup Group A
Nigeria Win 4x400m Mixed Relay Gold At Under-20 Championship
NBBF Keeps Faith With D’Tigers And D’Tigress Coaches
NVBF Invites 54 Players To Camp For 2021 Africa Nations Cup
FCT Centre Tasks African Principals On Quality Secondary Education
Court Remands Banker For Fraudulent Transfer Of Customer’s N10m

The Guardian

World Athletics U20 Championships: Nigeria wins historic 4x400m mixed relay gold
Group moves to give Abia capital facelift
The exit of Mohammed Fawehinmi
Enugu govt plans to use electronic collection for immunisation data quality
Two killed, police officer injured in Rivers’ fire accident
U.S. firm, NiMet partner on weather services
Lagos State govt denies alleged herdsmen attack on community
Nigeria, Saudi Arabia partner on drug war
87 UTME candidates get Stanbic IBTC N34.8m scholarship award
One killed as robbers cart away N2 million in Ondo
Persons begging with children risks 10-year jail terms, says Lagos govt
Report poorly executed projects in your community to ICPC – Official
Organisers to unveil Betsy Obaseki women football tourney’s logo tomorrow
Chelsea’s record signing Lukaku ready to face Arsenal
Kane out of Spurs squad for Portugal as transfer saga continues
Jimenez never feared career was over despite horrific injury
Euro 2020 champion Locatelli undergoes Juve medical
Bayern set up online condolence book for Gerd Mueller
APC denies zoning President to South
Editorial
Editorial: Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 43
Government targets N2 billion yearly from Ogun farm estate
Oil firms bicker over ownership of filling station
Repentant terrorists, unforgiving religionists, and a religious Nigeria
Afghan people chose the Taliban, get over it
The father, the son and the restless spirit
NAL questions the humanity in humans

Independent

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We’re Committed To Grooming Talents For Insurance Industry
Enugu New CP Warns Personnel Against Unprofessionalism, Corrupt Practice
Traditional Ruler, 25 Others Were Never Kidnapped In Delta – Police
Flood Hits 32 States As Buhari Chides Govs For Ignoring Early Warning Signs
Oyo Assembly Passes Makinde’s N50bn Supplementary Budget
Israeli PM To Visit Biden At White House
Over 300 Nigerians Imprisoned In Italy On Trumped-Up Charges – Ex-Edo…
Armed Robbers Attack Bullion Van, Gun Down Police Officer
Experts Harp On Investment In Young People As Conference Opens In Abuja
ESPHCDA Charges Mothers On Optimal Hygiene During Exclusive…
Gombe Legislature Passes Vote Of Confidence On Gov. Yahaya
COVID-19 Helped To Reduce Cost Of Oil Production In Nigeria…
No Plan To Increase Taxes – Obaseki
24 Hours Curfew Imposed On Jos North LGA Remains Intact…
Arsenal Agree Deal In Principle To Sign Sheffield Utd Goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale
JUST IN: Juventus Sign Italy Euro 2020 Winner Manuel…
Batshuayi Signs New Chelsea Contract, Heads Out On Loan
Messi’s Used Tissue From Emotional Press Conference Up…
Locatelli Completes Juventus Medical
FG Should Grant Forex Concessions To Ease Pharmaceuticals…
Nigeria Data Center Market Investment To Hit Of $218m By 2026
AIO Confab Will Attract Economic Benefits, Foreign Investors…
Huawei Moves Up Ranking In Fortune Global 500 List
We’re Committed To Grooming Talents For Insurance Industry
NCC’s InfraCo Policy Meant To Promote Local Investments –…
Nigeria’s Challenges Can Be Solved Through Peaceful Process, Not Violence
APC Fixes LGA Congresses For Sept 4
Dare Congratulates Team Nigeria 4×400 Mixed Relay On Historic Gold Medal Win
Nse Uko Qualifies For 400m Final
Nigeria Win 4x400m Mixed Relay Gold At World Athletics Under-20 Championships
Kebbi 2023 And The APC Gamble

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