News Headlines Aug 21, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 21, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Edo Emerges Best State in 2021 WAEC Exams
Dogara Writes IG, Seeks Probe of Murder Plot
Falana Demands Release of Agba Jalingo
Bayelsa Constitutes Implementation Committee for Petroleum Industry Act
Who Will Love This Country?
Will Ayu Bow to Pressure?
Emenike’s Candidacy Well Timed for Abia Redemption, Says Ex-Labour Minister
NBC Suspends Revocation of Licences of AIT, Silverbird, 50 Stations till August 23
INEC Urges Electorate to Verify Information on Preliminary Voters’ Register
News in Photographs: Eminent Nigerians Grace Princess Margaret Obaigbena’s Funeral
Navy: No Drop of Crude Oil Stolen by MT Heroic Idun
Nigerian Military’s Archaic Curriculum
Justice System and Wadume’s Pat in the Back
For Masari, It’s All About Power
An Expulsion Taken Too Far in Ebonyi APC
Keeping Guard over Nasarawa
The Imperative of Power Shift and Tinubu’s Presidency
Senators’ Insistence on Buhari’s Removal
When Trivialities Plunged Nigeria into Darkness
An Artist and Promise of a New Phase
Putting It All Together…On the Path to the Next Phase (2)
AJ Fails in Bid to Reclaim Heavyweight Title from Usyk in Split Decision
Falconets Battle Netherlands for S’final Ticket in Costa Rica
Casemiro Close to Completing Man Utd Switch
Arsenal First Three out of Three to Top Premier League
Anthony Joshua: Set for a Place in Boxing History
On Nigeria’s Dire Revenue Challenge (1)
Oracle of Minna, Visionary of Nigeria

The Nation

Army justifies voluntary retirement of 243 soldiers
Correctional Service promotes 3,852 officers
Victor Moses: I’m committed to Spartak Moscow
Bermuda shorts and tops in print
Moshebolatan Abiodun: Empowering others gives me fulfillment
Paris Club Refund: We paid NGF $100m for Ekiti, Ondo elections –…
SSANU, NASU suspend strike for two months after FG’s N50b pledge
2023 elections: IGP vows to check insecurity in Southeast
Insecurity: Nigeria’s moral burden
Why are Northern PDP leaders so disdainful of Southern Nigeria?
2023 preferences: parties, pedigrees or personalities?
Before public sympathy for ASUU wanes
Vincent Akanmode
Gadfly Wike, Atiku and 2023
Emmanuel Umohinyang
Imperative of power shift, Tinubu presidency and degeneration of PDP
Femi Fani-Kayode
Continued exploitation of Africa by Europe
Adebayo Lamikanra

The Punch

My life under threat for contesting against Ebonyi governor – Agom-Eze
North-East will vote for northern presidential candidate – Satumari
ASUU strike: FG’S proposal may lead to lecturers’ pay cut
My meeting with Tinubu not political, says Obasanjo
Joshua fumes after Usyk’s defeat
Dogara petitions IGP over ‘murder plot’
Father nabbed over alleged killing of two children
Criminals kill artisan, kidnap APC chieftains in Imo
Kaduna police arrest 20-year-old terrorist, recover weapons
Police arrest notorious Kaduna bandit, recover weapons
Gombe govt mourns four youths killed by flood
Aviation group knocks FG over trapped forex
Petrol subsidy, debt disrupt Nigeria’s economy – DG, NECA
BPE woos foreign firm, markets 3000MW plants
North-East will vote for northern presidential candidate – Satumari
Victory certain if Atiku reconciles with Wike – Jang
Like his predecessors, PDP hawks plot Ayu’s fall
2023 election results will be collated manually –INEC
Nina: ‘Nigerian’ out to stop Falconets
Usman, Edwards trade words ahead UFC 278 clash
NFF owe vendors N600m – Pinnick
Editorial: Honour victims, support survivors of terrorism
Prosecute Magu, don’t persecute him
Plant-based milk: Rice milk
Exploring innovation for African universities
How roadside mechanics hide under repairs to fleece vehicle owners
Dismissals: Stakeholders recommend rogue cops’ trial, police reform
K9s, technology suggested to frustrate peddlers’ odd drug-hiding tactics
Gunmen chased us in our dreams before killing dad –Daughter
Police shot, buried my husband without contacting family – Edo woman
How I made nine A1s in WASSCE – Akwa Ibom teenager
Govt should be sued for contaminating Osun River – Ifa priest
The bond between Jim Ovia, wife
Socialites, celebs felicitate K1 at 50-year stage anniversary
Phillips’ love for humanity
Glimpse into Olu Okeowo’s luxurious mansion
ICT boosts exports, sustains Nigeria’s $420bn economy –Experts
How some painkillers cause ulcer – Family physician
Hip pain
FG moves to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission


The Ball Now In ASUU’s Court As SSANU, NASU Suspend Strike
HIGH INFLATION: CBN Lending To Federal Govt Rises By 2,969% In 7 Years
NBC Caves In, Extends Deadline For AIT, 51 Others To Pay Debts
Paris Club Refund: Governors Collected $100m From Consultants For State Elections – Lead Consultants
Federal Govt Deploys eBorder Assets, Others To Tackle Insecurity
Electricity Workers Strike: Matters Arising
Nigerian Businessman, Stanley Uzochukwu, Meets Ghana’s Vice President Bawumia
2023: Obasanjo Disowns Gbajabiamila’s Claim On Tinubu’s Visit
Rivers Govt To Prosecute House Of Reps Member Over Illegal Bunkering
Foundation Rewards 40 Civil Servants With N500K Each For Outstanding Performances
SSANU, NASU Suspend Strike For 60 Days
2 Soldiers Arrested Over Alleged Killing Of Islamic Scholar In Yobe
PDP Blames Osun Gov’s Wife Over Convoy Attack
MOSIEND Lauds Federal Govt Over Pipeline Surveillance Contract
Buhari Approves Deployment Of 3 Perm Secs, Redeploys 6

The Sun

SSANU, NASU suspend strike for 2 months from Wednesday
BREAKING: Oleksandr Usyk beats Anthony Joshua by split decision
Paris Club refund: Ned Nwoko opens can of worms
2023 presidency: Tinubu, Atiku not qualified to contest – Pa Ayo Adebanjo, Afenifere leader
Contentious 20 Edo mummified corpses: Morgue owner, workers open up
Oyetola’s wife convoy attack: DSS operative injured as police arrest 5 suspects
Delta stands still as Obaigbena buries mu
Ugwuanyi lauded as he approves creation of Ndioke Ibagwa-Aka Autonomous Community
Army clarifies voluntary retirement of officers
Nnewi bans street refuse dumps
Arewa group fumes over pipeline surveillance contract award to Tompolo
Nigerian youths to be totally in charge of nation building by 2030 – Amadi, OY-ITC boss
2023 presidency: Tinubu, Atiku not qualified to contest – Pa Ayo Adebanjo, Afenifere leader
Ebonyi South Senatorial seat: I won’t give up fight with Governor Umahi – Ann Agom-Eze
ASUU strike has worsened insecurity in Nigeria –Dr Phillips Ntoh, World Bank consultant
My dream is for Unizik staff, students to live on campus – Esimone, Vice Chancellor
Nigerians pay thrice for international flights compared to other countries
Paris Club Refund: Ned Nwoko finally speaks, accuses governors of dishing out lies
Reps wade into FG, airlines face-off
IATA, aviation experts blast Nigeria over refusal to release $464m trapped funds
Unregistered herbal aphrodisiacs, bitters killing Nigerians –NAFDAC
Esepor, Afonja, Sniper boast as GOtv Boxing Night holds today
Vardy extends contract until 2024
Costa Rica 2022: We’re ready for Netherlands – Falconets Captain
2023 World Athletics: Amusan, others get wild card entry
FG sets up 12-man committee to produce sports book of record
Super Eagles defender, Collins injured
Barcelona needs to sell to register Kounde – Xavi
JJC Skillz unveils Afristar to showcase talents
Broadcasting is my destiny –Chief Ochuko
I can model anywhere in the world –Marcela Aipoh, child prodigy
Business tycoon, AbdulSamad Rabiu expands his giving spree
I’ve never been lucky with men – Mimisola Daniels
AFRIMA to unveil nominees tomorrow
Peter Obi, 2023 and the agitations of power grabbers
When women hide children’s paternity
Persistent Fever – Pyrexia of Unknown Origin (PUO)
Authority of the believer
Lifestyle of love
How the horizon fell in RCCG Auditorium
Imperative of power shift, Tinubu presidency and degeneration of PDP
How the horizon fell in RCCG Auditorium
Too many activities, sometimes I just want to go ‘eeny meeny miny moe….’
Ibrahim Shekarau: When a politician becomes a rolling stone
2023 polls: Unclaimed PVCs litter INEC offices nationwide
IPOB: Why UN is interested in Nnamdi Kanu’s case ––Fr. Ebube Muonso
Contentious 20 Edo mummified corpses: Morgue owner, workers open up
D’Tigers storm Abidjan today for FIBA World Cup qualifiers
Vardy extends contract until 2024

Daily Trust

Anthony Joshua Loses As Uysk Retains Heavyweight Titles
Five Months After Abduction: Intrigues, Power Play Delay Release Of Kaduna Train Passengers
Dilemma As Agencies Take Over Sale Of FG’s Recovered Assets
EDITORIAL: Electricity Blackout, Act Of Sabotage
Kaduna Train Attack: Why Govt Is Helpless On Hostage Release – Negotiator
Many Accidents On Ogun Highways Put Commuters On Edge
The Fourth Industrial Revolution And The Big Data Algorithms
PENPOINT: Oronsaye Report Call-Up: Kudos To Buhari
2023 Presidential Election And Entitlement Feelings
Untold Story Of Money-Guzzling River Niger Dredging Project
How I Fell In Love With Afrofuturism – 18-Year-Old Digital Artist
Leïla Slimani To Chair International Booker Prize, 2023
AFRIMA To Promote Africa Strength In Music – Organisers
Why FG Must Promote Sunflower Farming
Why Nigeria Must Focus On Locally Developed Tractors
How Teenagers Make Money From What Farmers Ignore
Why ICRISAT Introduces Dwarf Sorghum To Farmers In Security-Challenged Areas
Taraba Crop, Livestock Production In Dilemma As Bandits Sack Farming Communities
AGRO SOLUTIONS: Value Of Water To Broiler Breeders As A Nutrient
Leventis Foundation Teaches Youth To See Opportunities In Agribiz
Kwara Rice Farmers Seek Dredging Of River Niger
Money Politics Undermining Nigeria’s Democracy – Prof. Pate
Abiodun Moves To Stop ‘Oyetola’s Treatment’ In Ogun
How 16-Year-Old Student Lost Leg Hours After Final Exam
Billiri Hospital Suffers Decay, On Verge Of Collapse
Praising Your Way Out Of Delay
When A Pope Apologizes: Observations And Lessons
Kano Dilapidated Schools’ Lands Up For Grabs
FG Pushing Local Automotive Capacity, Studies Auto Plants In Japan
FACTCHECK: Nigeria’s July Inflation Not Highest
FACTCHECK: Explainer: What Violent Discipline Does To Children
We’ve Distributed Over N450m Zakat In 8 Years – NASFAT
3 Daily Trust Staff Bag Kadpoly Alumni Ambassadorial Awards
Govt Halts School Fees Increment At Kano Capital School
349 Niger Delta Ex-Militants Graduate From FG’s Technical Skills Training
Sexuality Education: AHF, EVA Train Benue Youths
Ex-Daily Trust Production Editor, Nii, Dies At 82
Govt Vows To Prosecute Perpetrators Of Sexual, Gender-Based Violence
Casemiro Undergoes Man Utd Medical Ahead Of £60m Transfer
Arsenal Sweep Bournemouth To Move Top Of Table
Eagles B To Test Might With City FC
D’Tigers Camp Opens In Abidjan Ahead 2023 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers
Falconets Not Ready To Leave Costa Rica, Says Onyenezide
Nigerian Army Polo Captain, Gen. Kapeh, Restates Commitment To Kaduna Polo
Jamiu Collins To Miss Rest Of Season
Vardy Extends Leicester Contract Until 2024
NFF Kingmakers Must Wake Up From Slumber
Mum, Two Children Burnt To Death As Fuel Explodes In Lagos Shop
Gbaja’s Remark: Obasanjo Accuses Tinubu’s Camp Of Falsehood
NBC Bows To Pressure, Extends Shutdown Order Of AIT, Silverbird, Others
SSANU, NASU Suspend Strike
Why Over 200 Soldiers Withdrew From Military – Nigerian Army
We’ll Soon Unveil Big Men Behind Oil Theft – Garba Shehu
FG Pushing Local Automotive Capacity, Studies Auto Plants In Japan
NEC Approves $750m World Bank-Backed Business Reform Programme
Mixed Metaphors: Prosecute Ibrahim Magu. Don’t Persecute Him
Religion, Nigeria’s Poisoned Chalice?


‘How did you beat me?’ – Furious Anthony Joshua asks Usyk after defeat
Olu of Warri: ‘My life, Warri Kingdom and our agenda for peace, progress’
Babangida in 1992 and at 81 today
Ogun PDP Crisis: Appeal Court clearly ruled in favour of Segun Showunmi —Counsel
Senator ‘leaks’ Tinubu’s ‘manifesto’: State police tops
APC, PDP trade blames, as Osun gov’s wife escapes stones attack
Paris Club Refund: NGF took $100m for state elections — Consultants
Leon Edwards eyes history in huge rematch against Kamaru Usman for welterweight title
Oleksandr Usyk dedicates victory over Anthony Joshua to Ukraine
Police dismiss video of protest by constabulary
SSANU, NASU suspend strike effective Wednesday
Tinubu risked his life for Nigeria — Campaign group
FCT police command confirms arrest of Agba Jalingo
Why did you go? Empress Njamah queries late Ada Ameh [Video]
Teenager invents robot working with exoskeleton remote control in Kano
Paris Club Refund: We are owed $68m not $418m, says Nwoko
Atiku excited with Arsenal’s Premier League winning run
License Revocation: NBC extends enforcement order on debtors to Wednesday
Tinubu and I agreed to keep our discussion secret —Obasanjo
Emir of Kano, Dein of Agbor grace Olu of Warri’s 1st coronation anniversary
Rage on the Read Sea: Anthony Joshua, Usyk to earn $75m each
Abia North under siege – Sen Ohuabunwa
2023: Some of your supporters are enemies, Obasanjo warns Tinubu
FCT Minister’s security details brutalize staff, journalist at Buhari House
1,056 Police Constabularies protest in Ilorin over non payments of 16 months salaries
I didn’t endorse Tinubu for presidency – Obasanjo
APC, PDP bicker over attack on Osun Governor’s wife convoy
PDP lampoons APC over call for Ortom’s impeachment
Fight against Okorocha’s balkanization of Owerri hots up
What I told Tinubu when he visited me — Obasanjo
Messi won Ballon d’Or four times at your age, Rooney slams ‘arrogant’ Mbappe
FG blocks mobile payment, telecoms network access to online loan firms

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