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News Headlines Aug 22, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Taliban lessons from Afghanistan
Nigerians burdened by taxes, levies and inflation
Bandits kidnap 60 in Zamfara
PDP: Secondus raises fresh hurdles over convention
Strike: FG, resident doctors reach new agreements
Plateau killings: States, NANS evacuate stranded students from Jos
Police arrest suspected kidnappers of eight-year-old boy in Lagos
UNIZIK student commits suicide in Anambra
Three storey building collapses on Enugu council chief’s residence
Cult members clash as birthday turns bloody
Shops, cars razed as fire engulfs roadside petrol shop
Ronaldo is not leaving Juventus this summer, says Allegri
Police kill suspected notorious robber in Imo
Five killed in Bayelsa road accident
Panic over killing of vigilante leader in Delta
Middlechase property present new project to homeowners
Olu of Warri fully equipped, says Buhari
Teenage girl stabs neighbour to death in Kano
Breastfeed your babies not men- Uche Ogbodo
Customs, Webb Fontaine assure of service delivery
Calhanoglu, Dzeko dazzle as new-look Inter Milan deliver in 4-0 win
Nigeria third on medals table after Onwuzurike, Ofili win gold, bronze
Atiku’s memo to PDP sparks speculations over 2023 presidential ambition
Buhari, Ganduje charge Emir of Bichi to work for peace, security
FG yet to make pronouncement on repentant Boko Haram members-Minister
Rain wrecks havoc in Akokoland
Edo receives 76,712 doses of COVID-19 vaccines.
Masari’s self defence call vindicates Kanu – IPOB
PHOTOS: Emir of Bichi receives Staff of Office
Olu of Warri reign will be successful, peaceful – Obaseki
Buhari mourns former MILAD, Olurin
I regret cheating on Tems, says DubbyGoHard
Liverpool 2-0 Burnley: Diogo Jota, Sadio Mane score for Reds at Anfield
Grealish scores first Man City goal in thumping win over Norwich
Gov Makinde’s relationship with Sunday Igboho, by elder brother
Anambra 2021: Protesting women warn against rigging
Nollywood actress Lizzy Anjorin faces N30m ‘defamation’ suit
Fayemi mourns Olabode, Awolowo’s famous driver
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I want Liquorose, Emmanuel kind of relationship, says WhiteMoney
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Housemates win N1million from Abeg task
BBNaija Mercy gifts mum latest Mercedes E450 Convertible for birthday
FG, resident doctors reach new agreements
Internet fraud: Church exposes 350 youths to farming activities
VIDEO: Guests arriving for coronation of Olu of Warri
VIDEO: Guests arriving for coronation of Olu of Warri
N41bn UBEC grants: Accord Party raises alarm in Anambra
JUST IN: Ex- MIlitary Governor Olurin dies at 76
PHOTOS: Itsekiris on a barge heading for Ode-Itsekiri
PHOTOS: Itsekiris awaiting arrival of Omoba
PHOTOS: Regatta boat waiting to convey the Omoba for coronation at Ode-Itsekiri
Striker-less City still big ask for Norwich
Havertz donates €200,000 to support flood victims
Arteta: They’re trying to bury us
Nuno Espirito swiftly reunited with Wolves
Edo records 171 cases, three deaths in third wave of COVID-19
Davies eyes another sextuple with Bayern
COVID-19: Pulisic tests positive
CABALLERO: Messi’s like Michael Jordan!
Lindelof steps aside for Varane bow
LUKAKU: Chelsea to unleash new striker on Arsenal in London derby
Arsenal seal £34m move for Ødegaard
PIA: Bayelsa govt appeals for calm
Shi’ites petition EU, UN, others over seizure of El-Zakzaky’s travel documents
Igboho’s stay in Benin prison blessing in disguise — Lawyer
What to know about Olu of Warri-designate Prince Emiko
2023: Royal fathers endorse Abounu for guber race
NSCDC arrests suspected illegal petroleum dealers in Anambra
Tension in Modakeke, Ife over killing of five farmers


Breaking: Ex-Oyo Military Administrator, Tunji Olurin, is Dead
FG: We’re Not Prosecuting Repentant Terrorists in Line with Global Practices
Top Leaders Storm Bichi for Yusuf Buhari and Zahra Bayero’s Wedding
Jonathan, Johnson-Sirleaf Move to Foster Peace in W’Africa
The New Kid on the Music Block
Shun Divisive Entity, Unite Citizenry, Buhari Tells Nigeria’s Future Leaders
Senator Odebiyi Mourns Olurin
Fayemi Mourns Ex-Ekiti Administrator, Olurin
Breaking: Ex-Oyo Military Administrator, Tunji Olurin, is Dead
Plateau Killings: Fix Security Challenges or Resign, CAN Tells Buhari
Resolving Nigeria’s Housing Deficit
PIA: A Revolutionary Law and its Many Controversies
Mariah Olasehinde: Entrepreneurship is a World Full of Unknowns
Trading, Jobs Insufficient for Learners’ Bills, Says Agency Boss
Ragnarok Property Unveils New Project
Wase’s Controversial Plenary Sessions
The War against Drugs: NDLEA Reborn?
Ahmad Lawan: You are Doing Well
Meet Nigerian Silent Billionaire, Abdullahi Bashir Haske
Bisi Fayemi Bags Another Title
Chieftaincy Title Conferment Ceremony of Peller, Agunbiade as Ayedero and Atobase…
LaFiya Unveils Electronic Healthcare Kits for Nigerians
FCTA Showers 37 Edo 2020 Medalists with Cash
Onwuzurike, Uko Dig Gold, Ofili Settles for Bronze in Kenya
Guardiola Hails Jesus for Incredible Performance Against Norwich
Watford, New Home of Super Eagles’ Players
A Message from Kabul

The Punch

World Athletics U-20 Championships: I knew my son will win gold –Onwuzurike’s dad
Glo sponsors EPL game broadcast
Dare rewards Kenya 2021 gold medallist’s with $5,000
The devil and our rulers
Promoters once rejected me, saying my dad died with Apala music —Musiliu ‘Haruna’ Ishola
Petroleum Industry Act: Military threatens tough actions as Niger Delta youths plan fresh hostilities
Why PDP hasn’t won Lagos governorship election since 1999 –Bode George
Man kidnaps neighbour’s son in Lagos, demands N2.5m ransom
UNIZIK student commits suicide over alleged hike in school fees
Two killed in Ogun police, kidnappers gun duel
Supporting the next generation of startups in Nigeria
Construction, working of pneumatic (air) tractor’s brake system (II)
Building capacity in real estate requires foreign partnerships – Onwumere
Tolling: FG plans concession for more federal roads
2023: Northern youths lament Buhari’s leadership, seek support for Tambuwal
APC members challenging Buni’s leadership in court risk sanctions – Obahiagbon
Volleyball: 38 players in camp for Kigali tourney
Secondary infertility: When completing your family is a task to be done
Abayomi Ajayi
Sickle cell and marital woes(III)
Tola Dehinde
Girls, may your friends not push you inside fire
Temilolu Okeowo
Parenting can cause huge challenges to your marriage
Elizabeth Badejo
Why I can kiss any guy in BBNaija house – Angel
Singer Omawumi performs national anthem at Olu of Warri’s coronation
Divorce: Anita Okoye allegedly demands $15,000 from Rudeboy as monthly support


2021/2022 Football Season: Fans’ Expectations And World Leaders Who Support Football Clubs
Nigeria Consumers Have Been Getting It Rough – Saratu
Issues As Over 3,000 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender To Govt Forces
Growing Nigeria’s Economy Through MSME Financing
As President Buhari Breaks PIB Jinx
Sowing The Wind, Reaping The Whirlwind
General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida GCFR: Saluting An Iconic Leader At 80
Kogi Govt Evacuates Students From UNIJOS
Niger Governor Warns Against Blockage Of Drainages
Maryam Lemu Marriage Academy Launched In Abuja
Growing Nigeria’s Economy Through MSME Financing
Issues As Over 3,000 Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender To Govt Forces
Amaechi Didn’t Join APC To Sack Jonathan – Eze
CBN Asks Banks To Restrict Transactions On 18 Companies
U-20 World Athletics C/ship: Uko, Onwuzurike Win Gold As Favour Picks Bronze
Continental Race Begins As Men’s Premier Basketball League Gets Date
Aisha Buhari Cup: LOC Inspects Mobolaji Johnson Arena
Afghanistan’s Fall: Lessons For Nigeria
Sowing The Wind, Reaping The Whirlwind

The Sun

Zone to produce Secondus successor must be strong to win elections for PDP – Ebenezer Babatope
Failed bank transactions: Things customers need to know
Olurin: Buhari, Abiodun, Makinde, Sanwo-Olu, Daniel, others mourn former ECOMOG Commander
Arm yourselves directive: Masari tackles critics
Coronation: Excitement in Warri, Bichi as Emiko, Bayero ascend thrones
Women inclusion: Southwest women crown Yahaya Bello role model governor
How Big Brother Africa opened doors for me – Melvin Oduah
Amstel Malta Ultra to sponsor maiden edition of Festac half marathon
Killing of farmers sheer criminality, not Ife/Modakeke dispute – Ooni
Insecurity: Owerri monarchs hold peace rally
Impunity cause of cyclic killings in Plateau – NAS
Why Yoruba culture, tradition should be marketed with cultural events – Gani Adams
2023: EFCC harassing opposition – PDP
INEC and the tragedy of multiple court orders
2023 presidency: North willing to support South – Dansudu
Unending demands for creation of new states
Nigerians should know restructuring is not secession – Hon. Oladele
CBN to hammer microfinance banks straying into wholesale banking
Failed bank transactions: Things customers need to know
FG raised N669bn from capital market via sukuk bonds –Ahmed
Farmers count losses as flu ravages Delta farms
Gala gets international recognition for quality
Onwuzurike digs gold, Favour wins Bronze
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
Danger of bullying in schools
Igbo have made more sacrifices in Nigeria – Hon. Chris Uche, ex-APGA, deputy national chairman
Land encroachment: Enugu community sends SOS to Ugwuanyi
FG urged to allow local investors to run Ajaokuta steel
2023: Gana cautions PDP against imposition
37 years after, Disco Dance competition winner still waiting for Buhari to fulfill his promise
2023: Nigeria needs president with entrepreneurial skills – Njoku
COVID-19 vaccine risks
Ibadan civil disorder
RCE gives medical support to hospitals
Prof Attahiru Jega: Last whistle from a renowned umpire
Failed bank transactions: Things customers need to know 22nd August 2021

The Guardian

Old Oshodi reincarnating in Sango-Ota
Grealish bags first City goal as champs cruise, Liverpool beat Burnley
Katsina decries call for Gov Masari’s resignation
Sultan urges end to insurgency, banditry
2023: Hope dims for electronic voting
APC Appeal Panel receives 10 petitions on ward congresses In Bauchi
Army nab Boko Haram bomb-making materials’ supplier
Oyetola’s administration won’t be distracted by drowning politicians — Osun govt
Buhari, Abiodun, Makinde, others mourn former Military Administrator, Olurin
Residents agonise as crater-like potholes adorn Old Ojo Road
Stronger families key to achieving stability, sustainable growth, says Sanwo-Olu
‘Dredging Otto Creek will boost our standard of living’
Facelift for Obalende underway
Farmers reap double benefits with solar power in fields
Depay rescues draw for Barcelona in Bilbao
Olympian, Opeyori hails Lagos Sports Summer Camp initiative
Nigeria wins two gold, bronze medals at World U-20 Championships
Ex-FIFA boss Blatter says ‘not afraid’ of going to trial
Firm to sponsor King’s Cup Golf Tournament in Abeokuta
Inter Milan open title defence with Genoa thumping
‘Anambra has potential to be best-run state’
The warning on a sinking Lagos
Afghanistan: Return of Taliban to power and lessons for Nigeria
Akinterinwa: re-strategising vital for Nigeria to defeat Boko Haram Insurgents
The new PIB act: Robbing Peter to pay Paul
Abba Kyari and festival of a thousand knives
How Peter Hain successfully made good trouble
Using photography for economic diversification in Nigeria
Folorunso Abdullatif Kasumu-Olaleye bows out with The Journey of life
Duke of Shomolu Productions gets new officials
At virtual conference, experts chart way for provenance, resale rights
The harvest is ripe
Power of faith in prayer – Part 1
Toluwanime: An artist’s touch that lifts Jabi Lake community
Ndukuba urges LIST participants to translate Bible into Nigerian languages


Politicians who attended Buhari’s son’s wedding with hired jets are not different from bandits ― Gumi
Buhari warns leaders to shun divisive attitudes
Gunmen kidnap two Abia State University professors, others
How popular show promoter, Paulash Panache, is boosting nightclubs patronage
Saraki, Orji, Kwankwaso, Dickson: APC using EFCC to harass opposition over 2023, says PDP
Olurin, a committed officer, served his country passionately- Sanwo-Olu
Mark expresses condolence over General Olurin’s death
Use cultural events to market Yoruba tradition, culture ― Gani Adams
Osun government calls for calm as gunmen murder five Modakeke farmers
Gunmen kill vigilante leader for refusing to switch off his torchlight in Delta
Lafiya Telehealth launches healthcare kits taking telemedicine beyond video call
Oyo flags off basic package of nutrition services to stem malnutrition
50 future public sector leaders selected to participate in AIG public leaders programme
Death toll in Burkina Faso terrorist attack rises to 120
I’ll pay my husband N20, 000 instead of N7, 000 dowry he paid on me —Wife
‘My husband attempted to use charm on me during sex, almost stabbed me after smoking Indian hemp’
My wife drinks to stupour, fights me, neighbours —Husband
Three women murdered in fresh Plateau killings
Olurin stabilized Ekiti during his short reign ― Fayemi
Olurin, gallant military officer, says Abiodun
Bandits abduct 70 in Zamfara
Personal, environmental hygiene key in promoting good health…
Ethiopian establishes B767 Passenger to freighter conversion…
Politicians who attended Buhari’s son’s wedding…
How popular show promoter, Paulash Panache, is boosting…
CBN bans Microfinance banks from forex dealings
Olurin, a committed officer, served his country…
UPDATE: Kogi PDP stakeholders meet in Abuja on party’s…
Reps’ minority caucus to push for amendment of…
Ugwuanyi intervenes on Amagunze/Amechi Idodo/Oruku bridge
Mark expresses condolence over General Olurin’s death
Traditional institution is a rallying point in Nigeria, says…
One dies as Toyota jeep rams into truck in Lagos
Oyetola denies plot to demolish Aregbesola’s house
Modakeke killing: Perpetrators of act will be treated as…
Bauchi school principal demands apology from online medium,…
Ogun govt resumes COVID-19 vaccination next week
Community pharmacists lament poor remuneration induce brain…
Miyetti Allah to hold cow identification workshop to curb…
Personal, environmental hygiene key in promoting good health…
Bauchi NUJ suspends ban on police coverage, commends…
Buhari condoles with Oyo, Ekiti, Ogun over Gen Olurin’s…
My debt servicing ratio lowest ever at 9% ― Jimoh Ibrahim
Bandits abduct 70 in Zamfara
200-level UNIZIK student commits suicide over increase in…
Atiku mourns Ahmed Joda, says we are consoled because there…
Politicians who attended Buhari’s son’s wedding…
Reps’ minority caucus to push for amendment of…
Jos attack: Plateau delegates visit Ondo
Bauchi school principal demands apology from online medium,…
Mark expresses condolence over General Olurin’s death
Ogun govt resumes COVID-19 vaccination next week
Nigerians and worsening conditions of living
Nnamani goes to school
Appreciating Delta State’s unique stride
Developing grassroots via home-grown democracy
Tribute: At Ogiyan’s palace, a mother goes home
COVID, David, death and the rest of us
On The Lord’s Day
‘Millet-based diet can lower risk of type 2 diabetes’
INEC not aware NASS rejected electronic transmission of results —Okoye
2023 Presidency: Who does the cap fit?
We have evidence Irigwe people killed them — Miyetti Allah
Irigwe people not responsible for travellers’ death —Youth leader
Jos crisis: Unending tussle, no winner, no medal
I married two wives to have free access to my conjugal rights —Isoko farmer
Missing in transit


A Dark Horse May Emerge As APC’s National Chairman
Warri Agog As Itsekiri Crowns Tsola Emiko New Olu
PDP Slams APC For Allegedly Using EFCC To Hound Opposition,…
We’re Making Bayelsa Investment Friendly – Duba
I Have No Tears For Abba Kyari – Elebute
New Electoral Bill Can’t Address Current Challenges – Jega
Why I Don’t Support Return To Regionalism – Hon. Oladele
Osinajo, Atiku, 11 Govs Pay Last Respect To Pa Okowa In Asaba
Insecurity: Masari’s Aide Kicks As Group Calls For Gov’s Resignation
BBNaija 6: I Don’t Plan To Stop Piercing My Body – Arin
Insecurity: Masari’s Aide Kicks As Group Calls For…
Inegbeniki Urges, Buhari, NASS Not To Allow Akpabio Manage…
EFCC Nabs Two Suspected Fraudsters In Ondo
Breaking: Eight Feared Dead In Ekiti Road Crash
Barcelona Place €20 Million Price Tag On Young Midfielder
Jack Grealish Scores On Home Debut As Man City Trash Norwich…
Atletico Madrid Drop Vlahovic, Target Cunha Instead
Jota, Mane Strike To Lift Liverpool Past Burnley To Delight…
Pep Guardiola Encourages His Players To Consider Covid-19…
LaFiya Launches Electronic Healthcare Kits For Nigerians
Conflicting Policies, Funding, FX Undermining Growth Of Nigeria’s Domestic Gas…
There’s Been Heavy Volume In Fidelity Bank For A While Now,…
How Nestlé Nigeria’s Alliance With Others Can Promote…
My Debt-Servicing Ratio’s 9%, Jimoh Ibrahim Challenges…
Dismissed Cadets: President Buhari Should Intervene For NDA…
Thousands Rally In Central London Decrying Taliban Takeover…
We’re Making Bayelsa Investment Friendly – Duba
I Have No Tears For Abba Kyari – Elebute
New Electoral Bill Can’t Address Current Challenges – Jega
Fragile Arsenal Host Chelsea In London Derby
Ajunwa, Agali, Amuneke Endorse FESTAC 10km Marathon

Daily Trust

Doctors’ Strike: FG To Begin Implementing Demands Monday
2023: Buhari, Tinubu Pact Not Binding On APC Members – Kogi Governor
Plateau Must Not Slide Back To Yesteryears
Why Tinubu Should Not Succeed Buhari – Kogi Gov
How Govs, Others Blew Millions On 50 Jets To Buhari’s Son’s Wedding
Police Nab Man Conveying 53 AK-47 Magazines, 260 Live Ammunitions
Bandits Shot Dead In Ogun
Buhari To Leaders: Rid Nigeria Of Disunity, Promote Peace
Man Arrested With Guns, Live Ammunition In Nasarawa
Ganduje Presents Staff Of Office To Emir Of Bichi
FG: Why We Won’t Prosecute Repentant Boko Haram Fighters
17 Sokoto Communities Relocate To Niger Republic Over Bandits’ Attacks
More Excitement In Bichi As Emir Bayero Receives Staff Of Office
How Twitter Ban Led To Decline In Profit For SMEs
NIHOTOUR Matriculates 500, Charges On Discipline, Entrepreneur
‘How CBN Intervention Can Curb Inflation’
Firm Empowers Cargo Client With Movement Tracking In Transit
Air Peace Begins Flight To Douala
Why Other Zones Should Support South-East Presidency In 2023 – Ebonyi Commissioner
Abaribe: Soon, There May Be No Woman In The Senate
U-20 Championship: Team Nigeria Secure 3 Gold, 2 Bronze
347 African Soldiers Battle Ready For Maiden OSMA Games
Man City Rout Norwich As Liverpool Winning Start Continues
Minna Polo Plans IBB Birthday Tournament
Ronaldo Has No Desire To Leave Juventus – Allegri
How America Ended 20-Year War In Afghanistan
How To Run A Profitable Commercial Farm – Sen Adamu
Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato: Treasure Crop With Ready Market
Kogi Evacuates Stranded Students In Wake Of Plateau Unrest
UNESCO Wants Education Institutions Strengthened To Fight Gender Violence
Insecurity: FCT Minister Requests More Police Personnel
Nigeria, Saudi-Arabia Partner On Drug War
Buhari’s End Game: Matters Arising
The Devil And Our Rulers
Making Nigeria Whole By Investing In The Girl-Child

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