News Headlines Aug 2, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 2, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

APC, PDP sink deeper into crises ahead 2023 elections
COVID-19: Lagos records six deaths, 519 cases in two days
How to save naira from forex backlash, by experts
Growing concern over legality of Buni’s APC leadership
Zenith Bank MD seeks more investments for Africa
Hushpuppi: Police begin Kyari probe
Duties: 30 private jets risk Customs seizure
‘NAIDP Bill will be passed before year end’
Coscharis showcases locally-assembled Koleos, Duster, others
Tale of two court trials
Another strike: Warning to Ngige and ASUU
Lawmakers rejection of e-transmission of election results
Trip to London
When a teacher mounts the presidency
Ekiti: Of agents of darkness!
Nigeria should shop for weapons elsewhere
PAC roars into life
Overdue hammer
Placing MSMEs at the centre of economic recovery
$23b diaspora remittances raise income line for families
FCMB to expand lending with $50m AfDB facility
Sterling Bank, Ekiti partner on digital healthcare
Wema Bank gets two directors
Fidelity Bank gives N39m to 15 promo winners
Cloud must be integrated into ITservices licensing
Improving Nigeria’s trade, investment space
Foreign exchange brouhaha: time for CBN’s hard decision
Riding on COVID-19 waves for economic growth
‘I watched in horror as gunman took my screaming two-year-old away’
10 prominent Nigerians who died in July 2021
Nini wants to dominate the House, says Niyi
Housemates fail to identify wildcards
Enugu APC ward congress committee hails members
One killed as hoodlums attack radio station in Ibadan
Angry youths vacate East-West road after seven days of protest
APC, stakeholders clash over Ekiti ward congress
NAFDAC condemns rejection of Nigeria-made commodities by USA, EU
APC Convention: Consensus chairmanship divides aspirants
Anambra: Court urged to join Buni in suit challenging Andy Uba’s candidacy
Police arrest man for alleged murder of motorcyclist in Ogun
Abia APC ward congress successful, say chairman, others
Mob burns two suspected robbers in Anambra
NAUTH assures NYSC members of quick dispense of referral cases
Anambra 2021: ZLP substitutes candidate with Okonkwo
Navy deploys eight ships, helicopters for special operation at Gulf of Guinea
Police rescue 2 abducted Kebbi students
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Maria loses cool after Yerins sees her naked
UPDATED: Herdsmen kill four, raze 50 houses in Plateau attack
Police rescue two abducted Kebbi students
NDLEA recovers 35 wraps of cocaine from lady’s underwear at Lagos airport
Gunmen strangle motorcyclist to death in Delta
Tokyo 2020: Adegoke misses out as Jacobs wins men’s 100m gold
10 things you probably didn’t know about Abba Kyari
JUST IN: Over 200 houses reportedly razed in Plateau attack
Police commission suspends Kyari


FBI Indictment: DCP Kyari Suspended
IG Recommends Kyari’s Suspension over FBI Indictment
Protests Hit APC Congresses in Kwara, Lagos, Imo, Osun, A’Ibom, Delta, Others
MTN Records N790.3bn Revenue in Q1 2021
Trailer Parks Get August 12 Deadline to Fully Automate
COVID-19: Lagos Records Six Deaths, 519 Cases
Airline Operators Seek Passengers’ Understanding On Flight Delays
Trailer Parks Get August 12 Deadline to Fully Automate
Masari: Checkmating Bandits’ Activities has Improved Security of Katsina
#TwitterBan: Commonwealth Monitoring Allegations of Repression in Nigeria, Says Scribe
Synergy among FG Regulatory Agencies, Panacea to Rejection of Made-in-Nigeria Products…
Tokyo Olympics: Italy’s Lamont Jacobs Wins 100m Gold
Lawyer Asks N’Assembly to Amend Constitution to Reflect True Federalism
Foreign Investors Exit Takes Toll As Stock Market Decline by N973.2bn…
The Courage to Act
Mahmud: Nowhere in the World are BDCs Spoon-fed
H1 2021: Global Insurance Market Records Losses, Claims Worth $42bn
Dangote Sugar Sustains Growth Despite Increasing Finance Cost
WFP Tags Nigeria, 22 Other Countries “Hunger Hotspots”
Buhari, Olawepo-Hashim Stand Tall as Most Engaging Political Leaders in Nigeria
The Long Tortuous Journey to Electoral Reforms
Buni: APC on the Path to Self-destruct
Nigeria, Ghana Navies Strengthen Ties over Security Threats, Train 19
Imperative of Monitoring the National Social Investment Programme
Assessing Operational Readiness through Harbour Defence
Who Raped Keren, Leading to her Death?
Injury Stops Adegoke’s Olympic Games Sprint Title Bid
What is Human Growth Hormone (HGH)?
AFN Apologises to President Buhari, Nigerians Over ‘Banned 10’
Italy’s Jacobs Claims Shock 100m Gold, De Grasse Wins Bronze
Egbe Hails Bayelsa Utd for Reaching Aiteo Cup Final
Rojas Smashes Triple Jump World Record to win Gold
Still on The Depreciation of The Naira

The Punch

Petrol consumption jumps by 340 million litres in one month
Man beats Ogun Okada operator to death for refusing him ride
Haba, Kyari!
Quest for money pushed me into concealing cocaine in underwear –Woman
Suspended Adamawa PDP youth leader remanded for attacking Buhari, SGF on Facebook
Parallel congresses: APC threatens to expel, suspend Osun, Kwara, Delta, others’ errant members
Nigeria’s loans from World Bank, AfDB rise to $14.35bn under Buhari
Supreme Court has nullified APC congresses under Buni – PDP
Ex-students tackle NTI over lack of certificates five years after graduation
Hoodlums looking for hunters attack FRCN Ibadan station
Two feared killed as security operatives burn Imo hotel, owner’s house, shops burn house
Nigerians spend N1.77tn on national calls, SMS
Nigeria’s loans from World Bank, AfDB rise to $14.35bn under Buhari
External reserves gain $280m in two weeks
Gombe gov declares second term bid, confident of victory
Eight aggrieved Anambra APC aspirants vow to reclaim ticket
Supreme Court judgment, call to higher service, says Akeredolu
Egbe lauds Bayelsa over Aiteo Cup feat
Edo prepares ‘red carpet reception’ for Adegoke
Nigeria plans building next generation of athletes – Dare
AFN unveils new Anti-Doping Commission members
BBNaija S6 housemates nominate perceived wildcards
I brought three vibrators to BBNaija house, says Saskay


Fidelity Bank Promises Continuous Support For SMEs
190m Nigerians Shun Health Insurance Scheme –Experts
$250m Lost To Wrong Workplace Culture In 5 Years
Importers Incur Demurrage As Customs Server Fails
FCMB Empowers Agribusiness, Health Care, Others With AfDB’s $50m Credit
Unity Bank Records N23bn Gross Earnings In H1
Targeting Unemployment Through CBN Interventions
COVID-19: Nigeria Receives 4m Doses Of Moderna Vaccine
Ogoni Vacate East-West Road After One Week Blockade
Anambra Guber: 2 Aggrieved Aspirants Emerge Other Parties’ Candidates
Uncertainty Over Fate Of PIB, Electoral Act Amendment Bill
APC Congress: Oyetola Group Boycotts Direct Electoral Option In Osun – Chieftain
Fidelity Bank Promises Continuous Support For SMEs
190m Nigerians Shun Health Insurance Scheme –Experts
$250m Lost To Wrong Workplace Culture In 5 Years
Importers Incur Demurrage As Customs Server Fails
FCMB Empowers Agribusiness, Health Care, Others With AfDB’s $50m Credit
Unity Bank Records N23bn Gross Earnings In H1
Targeting Unemployment Through CBN Interventions
Ganduje, Okorocha, Fashola, Others To Discuss National Unity
MTNN’s Shareholders To Receive N2.3bn Interim Dividend
NNPC Records Petroleum Product Sale Of 234.63bn In March
Shell unveils First Female Managing Director For Deep-Water Nigeria
Akwa United End 25-Year wait, Emerge 2021 NPFL Champions
2020 Tokyo: Amusan Breaks 21 Years Jinx, Through To 100m Hurdles Final
2020 Tokyo: Ese Brume Cruises To Long Jump Final
Toyin Alausa, Kemi Korede, others Join Honeyglow Family
They Are Terrorists

The Sun

We’re monitoring repression in Nigeria –Commonwealth
Okonkwo rejoins race as ZLP candidate
Abia alleges plot to attack, kidnap monarchs, govt officials, others
Supreme Court ruling: APC snubs Keyamo
2023: Atiku begins consultations
Anxiety as doctors begin nationwide strike
$1.1m scam: PSC suspends Kyari, awaits IGP’s update on probe
Kalu salutes Asagba of Asaba, Edozien, at 97
NLC hails gov over LG promotion arrears, autonomy
Sierra Leonean judge seeks Nigeria, other ECOWAS countries’ support for AU job
Rev Sister makes history as Canon Law graduate
Rivers youths warn Agip against sacking of 165 indigenous workers
Electoral Act amendment: Fayose urges N’Assembly against usurping powers of political parties
APC, Buni and road to 2023
GAJ hails Olasoju, Bello over Lagos LGA poll victory
2023: Atiku begins consultations
SDP settles for Obinna Uzoh
Dana Air wins NAAPE’s most Innovative airline award
SSANIP berates FG, states over sack of workers, unpaid salaries in polytechnics
Kidnapped maritime unionists regain freedom
National Theatre workers hail mgt over improved finance, industrial harmony
CHI Exotic unveils mixology campaign
Sahel peace games ‘ll unite Africa in fight against banditry — Akume
Sports minister tasks Nigerians on patriotic ideals, applauds FFN
Amusan cruises into semifinals in Women’s 100m hurdles
Ex-Commonweath boxer rues Okagbare’s suspension, ban of 10 athletes
7 killed, 200 houses burnt in fresh Plateau attack
Foundation donates wheelchairs, crutches to Army, NAOWA Hospital
Guild seeks proper consultation of removal of houseman-ship/NYSC doctors
Leave me, APC alone, Uba tells Primate Ayodele
Abayomi Dairo: Epitome of skillful, gallant officer whose god is awake

The Guardian

Lille beat Paris-Saint Germain in season curtain raiser
NDLEA recovers 35 wraps of cocaine at Lagos airport
FG trains 58 independent monitors in Bayelsa for NSIP
IPMAN to suspend distribution of products in eastern zone over alleged police harassment
Despite release of N2.5b for East-West road, protesters worship on site
One feared killed as crisis erupts in Shasha market
Ganduje, Fashola, others meet August 5 over nation’s unity
Seven killed in fresh Plateau attack
We’re monitoring developments on Twitter ban, Commonwealth tells Nigeria
Lagos prosecutes man for alleged assault on LASBCA officers
Oborududu takes Azerbaija’s Manolova as wrestling begins today
AFN names seven-man Medical/Anti-Doping Commission
Sports minister tasks Nigerians on patriotic ideals, applauds FFN
Ekezie calls for reorientation as D’Tigress meet Japan today
Organisers unveil programme for 2021 Nigeria Cup
Digital golf training will boost Nigeria’s golf development, says Mpoh
Anambra Guber: Frustration, adulation, platform switch trail INEC deadline
Property firm woos investors with Dominican Republic residency
Pro-Tinubu group in Ekiti rejects ward congresses, urges fresh exercise
APC okays Kaduna ward congresses’ result
Why Mai Mala Buni should step-down now
China, western world and human rights revolving doors
Media, democracy and future of Nigeria


[BREAKING] FBI Indictment: PSC suspends DCP Abba Kyari
‘SUSPICIOUS’ COURT ORDER ON IGBOHO: Benin must prove it respects rule of law, Yoruba nation lawyer warns
NDLEA seizes 35 wraps of cocaine from lady’s underwear at Lagos airport
Hoodlums attack Imo Police station, behead motorist
Super cop Abba Kyari and the tollgate to justice
Delta 2023 and rotational governorship
E-transmission of election results and conspiracy against democracy
The imperative of CISIM Bill
West’s help against Nigeria’s insecurity
No soft landing for criminals in Imo
Education: DG MINILS hails Buhari’s pledge to an improved sustainable budget
Lagos rebuilding project and the special status question
If ASUU’s thunder strikes again!
Education sector and bill on teachers’ new retirement age
‘APC Kaduna Ward Congress, transparent, rancour-free’
Who is afraid of social media?
Boosting non-oil exports through N50bn export expansion programme
Why Village People Kill a Lot of Africans
Insecurity: Nigerians urged to go beyond prayers, activate rights to self-defence
Ondo: Be humble in defeat, APC tells ‘toothless, hungry’ PDP
Hoodlums attack Imo Police station, behead motorist
Abia govt raises alarm on plot by group to attack, kidnap VIPs
Zulum visits Marte, provides returnees with livelihood support
Jesus Christ vs Paul the “Apostle”
Directive to reduce NYSC doctors’ allowances in Lagos, false – Commissioner
Stop threat of lockdown in South East Zone, VON DG counsels IPOB
Adegoke fails in men’s 100m final to compound Nigeria’s Tokyo Olympics woes
Lalong commends APC stakeholders for peaceful Ward Congress in Plateau
Lagos records 6 COVID-19 related deaths, 519 infections in 2 days
Why we held parallel APC ward congress in Lagos – Group
Police commence investigation into shooting of Ebubeagu personnel in Ebonyi
Doctors call for withdrawal of circular removing house officers, NYSC from scheme of service
Consumers pay N2.113trn for petrol in 13 months – NNPC
100 YEARS ANNIVERSARY: Private Doctors to honour Jonathan, Fayemi, Kanu Nwankwo, others
HURIWA to PSC: Disqualify Austin Braimoh from Kyari’s investigation
APC ward congresses, null and void, says PDP
NDLEA seizes 35 wraps of cocaine from lady’s underwear at Lagos airport
Breach of Contract: Court orders Ogun Govt to pay construction firm N608m
ONDO: Supreme Court verdict spikes 2023, Akeredolu’s successor battles
Anambra guber election: APGA reconciles with Bianca Ojukwu
APC Congress: Ebonyi adopts Option A4 voting system
Kwara APC secretariat legally acquired ― Official
Koeman hails Depay, Griezman connection
Breaking: Italy’s Lamont Jacobs wins Olympics 100m men’s final, Nigeria’s Adegoke limps off injured
Hunger in the land: Result of things undone
APC: There is cause for alarm!!
Delta 2023 and rotational governorship


Anambra Guber: ZLP Substitutes Candidate With Obiora Okonkwo
NNPC Records Petroleum Product Sale Of N234.63bn In March
Supreme Court Verdict Nullifies APC Ward Congress — PDP
Twitter Ban: Commonwealth Says It’s Monitoring Repression
Herdsmen Kill Four, Raze 50 Houses In Plateau Attack
I Pray Those Provoking Buhari Don’t See His Anger – Adefuye
Ward Congresses: Aregbesola Loses Out, As Oyetola Takes Control…
Police Commission Suspends Abba Kyari Over Hushpuppi Case
Police Commission Suspends Abba Kyari Over Hushpuppi Case
Arteta Clarifies Granit Xhaka Transfer Situation
Martin Named New Swansea Head Coach
Juventus Could Make Shock Swoop for Bayern Midfielder,…
Messi Won’t Return To Barcelona Training Until He Signs
Barcelona Enter The Race for Juventus’ Top Midfield Target
UNICEF, WHO Calls For Increased Investments, Commitments To…
Minister Challenges Women In PENGASSAN On Leadership Positions
Oyo Begins Training Of 3,300 Youths In Agribusiness –…
IPMAN Crisis: Petrol Scarcity Looms In Eastern Zone
Dangote Cement Posts N191.6bn Profit In 6 Months
Pfizer, Moderna Reportedly Raise COVID-19 Vaccine Prices
Internal Implosion Imminent In APC – Banire
Anambra 2021: Defecting Aspirants Will Not Be Missed In APC
NPFL: Akwa United Grabs Trophy As It Trashes Mountain Of Fire
BREAKING: Akwa Utd Win Maiden NPFL Title After Beating MFM
Amusan Breezes Into Women’s 100m Hurdles Final, Looks Good For Medal
#BBNaija: Housemates Fail To Figure Out Maria, Pere As Wild-Cards

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