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News Headlines Aug 21, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

NUC grants full approval to Al-Hikmah varsity’s 22 programmes
Nwabunike, 91 dead
Ishaq Oloyede: Getting an encore at JAMB
Distractions that affect sexual fulfilment
Functional democracy and options for politicians
How robbers killed ex-student, injured Registrar-LASU
How we combat desertification in Lagos, by firm
Osun APC: Aregbesola’s faction flays ‘report’ of Appeal Committee
Celebrate late Omolafe’s legacy, Akure group urges
Food price: our interventions will be felt soon -Lagos commissioner
Community urges prosecution of persons behind false herders’ invasion report
Kwara police arrest two suspected kidnappers, nine cult members
Nigeria Cup: Organisers raise the bar as pre-qualifiers hold August 28th
Messi to wait for PSG debut
EPL Game live broadcast cruises into match Day 2 on Glo’s bill
U20 World Athletics: Onwuzurike, Ofili qualify for 200m finals
COVID-19: Tackling Delta variant
Winning games on the field
Buhari under fire over directive on grazing sites
Why FG won’t try repentant Boko Haram terrorists – Lai Mohammed
Igboho’s stay in Benin prison blessing in disguise — Lawyer
PIB designed to further marginalise Niger Delta, says Ijaw leader Okaba
FAAC shares N760.717bn for July 2021
FG recommences cash transfer payment to beneficiaries Aug 23
Gunmen kidnap ABSU lecturers, others
Buhari reappoints Oloyede as JAMB Registrar
I’m loyal to Oba of Benin, says ‘controversial’ Sultan of Edo Shua Arabs
Obiano leads Soludo’s governorship campaigns
MNJTF moves to clear remnants of terrorists from Lake Chad region – Commander
Buhari, Jonathan, Atiku, others storm Kano for President’s son’s wedding
CAN tackles Buhari over Plateau killings, demands state police to end attacks
Warri agog as new Olu Emiko is crowned Saturday
UNIJOS SUG raises alarm as hoodlums kill 100 level student, three others
Tension in Modakeke, Ife over killing of five farmers
Nine bandits killed over ransom sharing formula
Joda never requested any favour from me in all the years I knew him – Buhari
Southwest women hail Yahaya Bello on inclusion
We are Nigerianists not just Nigerians!
‘Afghanistanism’, diplomacy and democracy
IBB @80: What legacies?
Afghanistan; the hard lessons
COVID-19 and violence
PIB to PIA: Matters arising
Joda never requested any favour from me – Buhari
Banks, state offices close for ‘Isese Day’ celebration in Osun
Desmond Elliot, Mo Abudu lead dignitaries to Rachel Oniga’s burial
Kidnappers kill victim after collecting N700,000
Road accident claims five lives in Bayelsa
How to hide chats in WhatsApp without archive
My mom says I sometimes look like an old woman – Regina Daniels
Ganduje gets award on COVID-19
Nowhere is safe worldwide if terrorism thrives – Lai Mohammed
PHOTOS: Buhari attends son’s wedding in Bichi
Reactions trail Paul Okoye’s alleged divorce papers
Navy confiscates four trucks used for illegal bunkering
PSquare’s Paul Okoye’s marriage in trouble as wife asks for divorce
Jonathan, Atiku attend Buhari son’s wedding in Bichi
Nine bandits die during fight over ransom sharing formula
Sunday Igboho’s stay in Benin Republic custody blessing in disguise — Lawyer
ECA Director seeks ways to boost AfCFTA’s implementation
Sad tales from State Hospital Saki, Oyo State
Rising singer Eruzy laments on state of the nation
Why NERC must allow eligible customer regime
Firm restates commitment to creative sector growth
U.S. freezes billions in Afghan currency reserves
World Athletics U-20 Championships: Nigeria’s Nnamdi wins bronze in men’s javelin
Lady killed during Lagos ‘Yoruba Nation’ rally buried amid tears
Merit Abode commences 200 units of bungalows at Sapphire court
Glitz as celebrity Maduka marries US-based lover
100 APC members seek dissolution of party’s CECPC
Arsenal sign goalkeeper Ramsdale
‘Sultan’ in Edo sacrilegious, threat to peace, security, says govt
Buhari reappoints Oloyede as JAMB Registrar, others
Afenifere: Grazing reserves worse than cattle colony, RUGA, grazing routes
My DM exhausted from ‘Insta slay boys’ asking for my heart – Tonto Dikeh
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Liquorose looks suspicious over condom use – Maria
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye Housemates with highest earnings from tasks
Buni has no plan to serve out Oshiomhole’s tenure – Obahiagbon
Buhari greets Itsekiri nation over Olu of Warri’s installation
Robbers kill woman near LASU
No land for grazing routes in Benue – Ortom
Insecurity: Buhari threatens removal of military chiefs
PMB: Call him the master finisher, by Femi Adesina
Nothing calms you like money – Reno Omokri
All you need to know about Buhari’s son, Yusuf wedding in Kano
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Big Brother adds to Maria’s ongoing mission
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I attempted suicide twice, says Cross
Police arrest bandits’ informant in Katsina
PHOTOS: Omoba Emiko leads Itsekiris in peace-walk
Omoba Emiko leads Itsekiris in peace-walk
Adamawa indigenes dependable, says Buhari during visit
Rudeboy’s aides react to alleged divorce
Marriage frightens me, says Tacha
Average cooking gas price soared by 3.52% in July
Tension in Delta community as gunmen kill vigilante chairman
No need to toast anyone, communicate message via dreams – Leo Dasilva
BREAKING: Five feared killed as gunmen ambush Osun farmers
Kill Bill star Sonny Chiba dies aged 82
Man jailed 3 years for cheating businessman
OML 11: NNPC resumes operation after favourable judgement
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Things go south as Cross calls Saskay a big flirt
Davido’s cousin B-Red reads out riot act to show promoters
Tiwa Savage features Brandy, Nas in new EP ‘Water & Garri’
Stop negative narratives on surrendered insurgents – FG warns
AFCON 2021: Rohr okays Garoua Stadium for Super Eagles

ThisDay

NNPC Upbeat as it Regains Ogoni OML 11 from Shell in Court
News in Photographs: Eminent Nigerians in Kano for Yusuf Buhari’s Wedding
NGF: 30% Frontier Exploration, Host Communities’ 3% Deplete Federation Account
Buhari: Late Ahmed Joda’s Services to Nigeria Immeasurable
*Declares he was a good, hardworking man, who never asked him for favours
ICT Sector Rakes in N1.054trn for FG in Two Years
You Are Already a Failure, PDP Mocks Buhari
FG Extends Tenure of JAMB, NUC, UBEC CEOs, Others
Jos Killings: Niger Evacuates its Students from University of Jos
Grazing Reserves: Buhari’s Approval, Waste of Money, Says Afenifere
Ugwuanyi Intervenes on Bridge Linking Nkanu East Communities
Paris Club Allocation: Alleged Disbursement of N243.8bn to States is…
NDLEA Declares War against Illicit Drugs, Seizes Cocaine, Others
Buhari Stoking Civil War with Grazing Sites Review, Says HURIWA
JOHESU Kick Against Discriminating Hazard Allowance
Estimated Billing: FG Set to Begin Second Phase of Mass Metering…
Inclusion: S’West Women Single Yahaya Bello out as Model Governor
Gov Udom Implementing SDGs, Says Umo Eno
CPs, Others Hail IGP’s Leadership Quality
Rivers Vs FIRS: Court Reserves Judgement on Stay of Execution on…
Anxiety among Parents of Kidnapped Islamiyya Pupils
CBN Orders Banks to Restrict Accounts of 18 Firms
Tension in Modakeke as Gunmen Kill Five Farmers
Okowa Seeks Wealthy Nigerians’ Support in Fighting Insecurity
Rainoil Decries Invasion of its Lekki Petrol Station
FAAC Shares N760.7bn July Allocation to FG, States, LGs
Soludo: My Opponents Can’t Govern Anambra with Only WAEC Certificate
Ngige: Buhari Ordered Restarting of Negotiations with Resident Doctors
News in Photographs: Eminent Nigerians in Kano for Yusuf Buhari’s Wedding
Buhari in Yola, Says Adamawa People Reliable
Buhari Felicitates With Itsekiris over Coronation of 21st Olu of Warri
Over 18,000 People Evacuated from Kabul Airport So Far, Says NATO…
CSOs Call for Establishment of Malaria Control Agency in Katsina
Bauchi Police Compensate Assaulted AIT Journslist
Implement Laws against Discrimination of Physically Challenged, Don Tasks Govt
Trading, Jobs Insufficient for Learners’ Bills, Says Agency Boss
Ragnarok Property Unveils New Project
Etex Group Contributes Cash Awards to Kanu Heart Foundation
FG Patents Zaria Academy’s Solar-powered Electric Car
Bold Drink Becomes Official Sponsor of Chronicles of Ushbebe
CreditPRO Wins Best Small Business Lender Award
The War against Drugs: NDLEA Reborn?
Abiodun: Building Trust through Road Constructions
On NDDC, Azogu-Led OMPALAN Doesn’t Speak for the Niger Delta
UN: 8.7m People in North-east Need $1.1bn Humanitarian Assistance
Banking in Today’s Digital Age: The User is King
Paul and Anita Okoye Crumble
Emiko Gets Crown as 21st Olu of Warri
Yemi Alade on Tour with ‘Queendon Come’
Tosin Adarabioyo Will He March in with the Saints?
Can Arsenal Redeem Self against Chelsea with London Derby?
Lagos Sports Summer Camp Kicks off in Badagry
Onazi Returns to Denizlispor on a One-year Deal
Atletico, Atalanta Monitor Super Eagles Forward, Moffi
Isaac Success Joins Udinese on Loan from Watford
80 Gun Salutes for the General at 80
Editorial
‘PLEASE PRAY FOR ME’
Boko Haram and the Lessons from Afghanistan

The Punch

LASU, rights group disagree over cause of activist’s murder
BBNaija S6: Team Xcellent wins smartphone, N250,000 each in Tecno video task
Troops arrest suspected Boko Haram fertiliser supplier in Yobe
CBN directs banks to block 18 companies’ accounts
Confusion as Anita Okoye allegedly seeks divorce from Rudeboi
Obasanjo coaches PDP on choice of 2023 presidential candidate
Crisis rocks Ife/Modakeke, five killed, attack on Ooni’s palace repelled
Lagos warns motorists against violation of traffic laws
Salesgirl killed by stray bullet during Yoruba Nation rally buried, mum ill
My proceeds part of N280,000 collected by IRT to free my daughter –Yam-hawking mum of lady in detention
Old students seek justice for FGC Abuja pupil allegedly beaten to death
Oil block row: NNPC warns Shell against another lawsuit
Group demands release of NDDC forensic audit report
CBN warns microfinance banks against forex transactions
FG’s August bonds oversubscribed by N210.02bn
Anambra too sophisticated for WASSCE holder to govern –Soludo
Anambra poll: APGA inaugurates Soludo campaign council
You’re already a failure, PDP mocks Buhari
Full list: APC, 10 other parties substitute nominations ahead of Anambra poll
Rohr rules out new invitees for Eagles World Cup qualifiers
Kenya 2021: Nnamdi wins bronze, Onwuzurike sets new PB
Osimhen: Can he become Italy’s goals king?
Ndidi targets West Ham scalp
Someone’s reality
Chukwuneta Oby
The jab a lawyer places in women’s arms
Tunji Ajibade
Has insecurity in Nigeria become endemic?
Ayo Olukotun
Memo to the Nigerian church
Niran Adedokun
Though I’ve been heartbroken, I still believe in love –Tiwa Savage
Lawmakers earning millions more immoral than BBN –Jude Chukwuka

Leadership

As Deaths Surge, Sri Lanka Prepares For 10-day Lockdown
Sadiya Farouq Has Delivered On Mandate – Refugees Commission
Bichi Agog As President Buhari’s Son, Yusuf, Marries Emir’s Daughter
Women Inclusion: South West Women Single Yahaya Bello Out As Role Model Governor
Paris Refunds: Governors Deny Disbursement Of N243.8bn To States
[EDITORIAL] The Floods Are Avoidable
Saving For Business Investment Post-Retirement
NANS, Niger State Evacuate Students From Jos
IN LEADERSHIP PODCAST: INEC Expresses Concern Over Forum Shopping By Politicians
Unease As Federal Govt Plans Return Of Toll Gates
NANS, Niger State Evacuate Students From Jos
Paris Refunds: Governors Deny Disbursement Of N243.8bn To States
Saving For Business Investment Post-Retirement
United Capital Sukuk Investment Fund Hits N1.5bn
Importers Divert Cargoes Away From Nigeria Over Server Failure At Seaports
Edo 2020: FCTA Gifts N8.5m To 37 Medalists
Ndidi Dethrones Osimhen As Nigeria’s Most Valuable Player
U-20 Athletics C/Ship: Imaobong Records Fastest Time In 400m

The Sun

PIA: N’Delta communities may head to court
How P-Square’s Paul Okoye’s marriage crashed
You want to get a visa? These simple steps might lead to success
Kano stands still, as Buhari’s son weds Emir’s daughter
Masari’s call for self-defence: Groups tackle FG over Igboho, Kanu
Malami: I have no hands in Igboho’s travails
IPOB: Battle for control thickens
American based NGO provides school uniforms, textbooks for students in Ogun State
Warri agog as coronation of 21st monarch commences
Editors congratulate ex-President on appointment as NNPC’s spokesman
Sharing formula: Bandits kill 9 fellow bandits
Gunmen abduct 2 ABSU lecturers, others, demand ransom
Kalu Idika Kalu: Forget 2023, let’s tackle security, other emergencies
Bode George: Why insecurity, bad governance fester
Anambra Guber: Soludo expresses hope, as INEC reinstates name
More youth in leadership good for APC, Nigeria –Lawan
FG raised N669bn from capital market via sukuk bonds –Ahmed
Farmers count losses as flu ravages Delta farms
Gala gets international recognition for quality
PIA: NECA calls for implementation, monitoring
Live broadcast of EPL enters match Day 2 courtesy of Globacom
Afghan karate champion fears its game over for female athletes
Balogun launches book on basketball in Lagos
Benzema: Real Madrid striker signs one year contract extension
Nadal ends 2021 season due to foot injury
Sport will help us reduce scourge of illegal migration, says Obaseki
Kida explains parade of new players
Brown announces D’Tigers roster for Afrobasket
Super Falcons static on FIFA ranking
Super Eagles 2013 Afcon winner, Onazi returns to Turkey
EPL, Bundesliga, La Liga, AfroBasket Live on StarTimes
BAL: Men’s Premier Basketball League gets September date
Live broadcast of EPL enters match Day 2 courtesy of Globacom
Ebele Iyiegbu’s undying love for kids
I lost myself in the process of chasing fame –Jerry Williams, actor
I can’t date jealous men –Tonia Nwosu
Aristokrat, Boomplay’s mentorship agenda for Nigerian artistes
BBNaija recap: How Whitemoney, Pere’s clash divides housemates
India, Portugal, five other countries to participate in Kaduna int’l film festival
Breaking: Rude boy marriage hits rock as wife files for divorce
Business mogul, Femi Otedola ready to reveal ‘secret weapon’
Fashion entrepreneur, Kiki Okewale, opens new vistas
Banking titan, Herbert Wigwe celebrates new age
Labo Group boss, Olabisi Akanbi inducted as youth ambassador
Danjuma Tafawa-Balewa: My pastor, alone in the ICU, dying, dead!
10 things that ruin marriages
The price for not fearing God
Nigeria’s conudrum: Prescriptions for a progressive future
Fashion entrepreneur, Kiki Okewale, opens new vistas
MDAs debts and power sector crisis
Nkwo Onwuka: From UK with love for IDPs

Daily Trust

I Was Never Fixated On Becoming Emir – Nasir Ado Bayero
NAPTIP Rescues Critically Ill Victim From Sexual Exploitation
Ashura Day: Police Deny Killing 3 Shi’ite Members
CAN Condemns Plateau Killings
Jos Crisis: Govt Dispels Review Of 6pm To 6am Curfew
I Didn’t Ask DSS To Invade Igboho’s Residence – Malami
Kano Procures 5 Bulls For Artificial Insemination, Targets 25,000 Cattle Annually
Tambuwal Begs For Support As Bandits Terrorise Eastern Sokoto
APC Spends N2.5bn On Secretariat Building
How 21 People Died In Culvert Collapse
Jos Killings: We’ve Forgiven Plateau People – South-West Fulani Leaders
Vaccine Elusive As Malaria Kills Thousands In Nigeria
Unveiling The Emir Of Bichi, Nasir Ado Bayero
Why NiMet Shouldn’t Have Cloudy Skies
Entertainment Industry At Zero Point Due To Insecurity – Zebrudaya
NPFL Quartet Bolsters Squads For Continental Battles
Chelsea Seek To Add To Arsenal’s Troubles In London Derby
Manny Pacquiao Returns To Action After 28 Months
Elizabeth Anyanacho: Tokyo Olympics Loss Has Taught Me Mental Readiness, Pressure Handling
City Vs Tottenham Exposed City Weaknesses
The ‘Best’ Road In Nigeria
The Genius Of The Imams Of Minna
It’s Time We Start Using Data To Fight Malaria
Column No.6: Of Failed States And Failed State Governors
How We Flushed Out Kidnappers, Cultists From Ankpa – Chairman
General Murtala College In Ruins
When Hawking By Children Becomes Business For Parents, Agents
Bichi, Kano Shut Down As Buhari’s Son Weds Bayero’s Daughter
CAN Condemns Plateau Killings
Joda Assisted Me In Running My Office – Buhari
Tambuwal Begs For Support As Bandits Terrorise Eastern Sokoto
Air Peace Begins Flight To Douala
How Communications Ministry, Agencies Generated N1trn In 2yrs — Pantami
BEDC Spends N8.5bn On Power Purchase For Edo, Others In 1 Month
Osun APC In Disarray As Oyetola, Aregbesola Battle For Supremacy
Manny Pacquiao Returns To Action After 28 Months
Leading Nollywood And Kannywood Producers
Nollywood Actress Laments As She Misses Her Flight ‘Because Of Buhari’
PHOTOS: The Movers And Shakers Of Nigeria At Yusuf Buhari’s Wedding
Anita Okoye Seeks To Divorce Husband, Paul Okoye
Bichi Residents Troop To Emir’s Palace For Daughter’s Wedding

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