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News Headlines Aug 26, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

ASUU seeks 10-year ban on new varsities accessing TETfund grants
No pay for newly recruited Unity Schools’ teachers since 2018
Military mess
A bouquet of poisonous freedoms
Bauchi’s malnutrition challenge
Radiance of a Warri king
DPR: revving wheels of gas delivery
Africa needs transformational leaders’
Will INEC adopt electronic transmission for 2023 polls?
Presidency: Ortom inciting ethnic, religious hatred
How to reduce exodus of doctors, by MDCAN
Appeal Court slams EFCC for abuse of power
Buhari pays tribute to ex-MILAD Olukoya
NDLEA failed families of dead officers, says Marwa
Burial for Durojaiye September 18
My U.S trip fruitful despite negative report, says minister
Lessons from Haiti’s heartbreaks
Nigerian politics and fallacy of PDP – APC comparison (1)
Concerns over Palestinians rights under Israeli occupation (2)
Gunmen, herders kill 43 in Plateau, Benue states attacks
PDP tearing apart over 2023 zoning
PDP women wing, Secondus clash over court case
Leaders need more than piety to run government
Ebonyi, three others get N24b for ranching
The invasion of NDA
NDA invaders broke into five flats
The international dimensions of the fall of Afghanistan
How we survived tough operating environment, by LBIC boss
Sanwo-Olu is Marketing Edge Political Brand Icon
How street hawking endangers the lives
Obaseki seeks improved ties with monarchs over insecurity
Better deal
Letter to Kannywood film industry
How come?
Time to end Jos crisis
Northern elders demand sack of NSA over NDA attack
Crisis rocks Fed Govt’s school feeding programme in Ondo
Can PDP bounce back?
VIDEO: VP Osinbajo dazzles in fluent French
Suspected herdsmen kill eight in Benue community
Plateau restores 24-hour curfew in Jos North
Plateau killings: Those instigating reprisals not from our state, says Lalong
Jim Iyke gets physical with Uche Maduagwu in viral video
Presidency accuses Ortom of inciting ethnic, religious hatred
Messy stories of rape incidences
My U.S. trip fruitful in spite of negative report – Lai Mohammed
Grillo: Ode to a master artist, visionary
Destiny Etiko, colleagues in auto crash
Rudeboy backs Jim Iyke for ‘beating’ Uche Maduagwu
Tribunal orders DSTV to pay N900bn tax backlog
Nigerians won’t forgive leaders if PDP loses 2023 elections – PDP youths
2023: Battle for PDP’s presidential ticket
‘Why we stopped Mbaka, others from making political utterances’
Attack on NDA will hasten process of ending criminality – Buhari
PDP Govs hold emergency meeting Thursday
Six things to know about trending TikTok Milk Crate Challenge
Two die as robbers attack bullion van in Ondo again
If love be madness may I remain insane, Ahmed Indimi tells wife, Zahra Buhari
Sen. Durojaiye to be buried Sept. 18 – Family
Police, hunters kill three gunmen in Osun checkpoint
I still cry over late Obama DMW – Davido
Our mother lived full, accomplished life – Okpara’s family
BREAKING: Lagos PDP chairman, Dominic dies
2023: Group advises Atiku not to contest
Touts attack 50 drivers, injure scores in Onitsha
Why we’re investing in Dangote Refinery, by Kyari
M.I urges youths to get PVC after two hours in police custody

ThisDay

Presidency Accuses Ortom of Fanning Embers of Disunity
Plateau Killings: House Speaker Calls for Calm as Community Takes Corpses to Assembly
Tax Evasion: Tribunal Orders Multichoice to Pay N900bn to FG
Irabor Allays Fears over Repentant Terrorists
Buhari: Attack on NDA won’t Deter Armed Forces’ Resolve to End Criminality
Doctors’ Strike Untimely, Says Ehanire
Cholera Kills Eight, Infects 129 in Kogi
Appeal Court Adjourns Ruling on Ozigbo, Uba Case
‘Those Calling for Buni’s Removal, Ignorant of the Law’
Falana Wants Govt Officials Banned from Seeking Healthcare Abroad
Three Killed as Robbers Attack Bullion Van in Ondo
Sanwo-Olu Emerges Political Brand Icon of the Year
Gunmen Kidnap Nasarawa Electoral Commission’s Scribe
Anambra Poll: Collect Politicians’ Money, Vote Your Conscience, Ezeife Tells Youth
SON Arrests Dealers of Adulterated Engine Oil in Sokoto
2023: Group Wants Presidency Zoned to North Central
Fayemi Promises Completion of Ado-Ifaki Dual Carriage Way
FRC, FRSC Disagree over Alleged Unremitted N5.1bn to Federation Account
Eight Killed as Suspected Herdsmen Attack Benue Community
Ondo Records 1,106 Cases of Tuberculosis in 2021
EFCC: Court Convicts 27 Fraudsters, Three Others in Rivers
Ogunade, Adoki Extol Balogun’s Book on B’ball Growth in Nigeria
SON Arrests Dealers of Adulterated Engine Oil in Sokoto
OSUN APC, LET REASON PREVAIL
THE HEMORRHAGING OF AFGHANISTAN
Discos: We Have No Hand in Suspension of Eligible Customers’ Scheme
Sustaining Creative Ingenuity in Marketing Communications Industry
FG: Nigeria Can Earn from its Brain Drain
Kyari Clarifies Projection for 2022-2024 Revenue Framework
DHQ Orders Probe of Attack on NDA
Lagos PDP Chairman, Dominic Adegbola, Dies at 73
Unlawful Arrest: EFCC Loses Appeal to Businessman
Suspected Herdsmen Attack Benue Community, Kill Eight Persons
Atiku in Uyo, Praises Governor Emmanuel’s Performance
Uzodinma: Why IPOB’s Sit-at-home Order Failed in Imo
Lalong Reimposes 24-Hour Curfew on Jos as Tension Rises over…
Group Wants Atiku to Abandon Presidential Ambition
Buhari Mourns Ex-Ondo Military Administrator, Abiodun Olukoya
Plateau Killings: House Speaker Calls for Calm as Community Takes Corpses…
SON Uncovers Adulterated Lubricant Syndicate, Arrests Suspect in Sokoto
Tax Evasion: Tribunal Orders Multichoice to Pay N900bn to FG
Irabor Allays Fears over Repentant Terrorists
Buhari: Attack on NDA won’t Deter Armed Forces’ Resolve to End…
NAF to Induct A-29 Super Tucano Fighter Jets
EFCC Opposes Koudeih’s Application for Foreign Medical Checkup
Doctors’ Strike Untimely, Says Ehanire
NLNG Restates Commitment to Fulfilling LNG Supply Contracts with Buyers
THT, Experts Harps on Innovation, Resilient Healthcare Delivery Post Covid-19
FG Raises TraderMoni Loan Portfolio by 400%
JARA stores Set to Open Second Outlet in Benin
CBN Approval Delays GTCO, Stanbic IBTC H1 2021 Audited Result
At N513m, Securities Lending on NGX Hits Historical Record
Appeal Court Adjourns Ruling on Ozigbo, Uba Case
OSUN APC, LET REASON PREVAIL
Musa: Anti-graft Agencies Have Recovered Over N800 billion
Serena Williams Withdraws from U.S. Open
Onyeka to Model Game after N’Golo Kante
MultiChoice, BetKing Launch SuperPicks
FIFA Urges UK Govt to Exempt Players from Quarantine Rules
Benitez Salutes Iwobi
Kane Knocks off Man City Move, Stays at Spurs
The Vindication of Atuwatse II
Editorial
THE KILLINGS AT NDA BARRACKS

The Punch

Again, dare-devil robbers attack bullion van, kill two in Ondo
The good thing about the NDA breach
Terror sponsors turning Nigeria into Taliban country – Ex-naval chief
Grazing reserves: Presidency knocks Ortom, calls governor serial defector
Sex-for-grade: Rivers varsity suspends senior lecturer, cuts salary
Incessant killings: Plateau, Benue gunmen kill 44, youths deposit corpses at Government House
NDA: Gunmen targeted five apartments, FG incompetent, say CAN, CNG
Retired matron jailed for buying boy N50,000, selling him N200,000
Again, dare-devil robbers attack bullion van, kill two in Ondo
Retired matron jailed for buying boy N50,000, selling him N200,000
Court jails 20-year-old undergraduate over lottery scam
Torture: Widow demands N500m from police for husband’s death
CBN threatens prosecution of forex policy defaulters
Glo launches mobile TV
Telecoms: Nigeria’s data usage rises by 202% in three years
PIA: Attracting new investment may be difficult, says report
Grazing reserves: Presidency knocks Ortom, calls governor serial defector
Kaduna electoral body promises fair council polls
Edo APC leaders suspend aspirant
Anambra poll not threatened by IPOB activities, says Yiaga
Shape up or ship out: Rohr cautions Eagles benchwarmers
Team Nigeria endure poor start to Tokyo Paralympics
Squash: 75 players battle for N1m at IGP tourney
Afrobasket: D’Tigers coach Brown wants improvement after Mali win
Auditor-General’s damning report on MDAs
Cry for Nigeria, not Afghanistan
Azuka Onwuka

Leadership

Tiv Youths Tackle Ortom Over Bashing Of PMB
Islamiyya Pupils: After Death Of 2, Another 5 In Critical Conditions
Okowa, Adebanjo Renew Clamour For New Constitution
OAU Has Zero Tolerance For Sexual Harassment – VC
14 Professors Jostle For Ibadan Varsity Vice-Chancellorship
Governors, Ministers Among Boko Haram Sponsors – Commodore Olawunmi
FG Repatriates Another 107 Nigerians From Libya
Bird Flu Kill 164,173 Birds In Delta
Kaduna LG Polls: Electoral Commission Upgrades e-Voting Machines
AIB Set For Digital Accident Report System
43 Killed In Fresh Benue, Plateau Attacks
Mixed Reactions Trail Matawalle’s Call For Emergency Rule, Dialogue With Bandits
Annual LEADERSHIP Conference, Awards, Milestone In Nigeria – SGF
Presidency Hits Back At Ortom, Accuses Him Of Inciting Religious, Ethinic War
Again, PDP Governors Wade Into Party Crisis, Meet Today
BREAKING: Enugu A’Court Declares Umeoji APGA Candidate In Anambra
Buhari’s Commitment To Niger Delta Devt Unprecedented – APC Group
Onu Charges Nigerian Innovators On Technology-driven Economy
TotalEnergies Moves To Engage Investors On Opportunities In Nigeria
Lafarge Africa Tops PWR NGX Gender Diversity Scorecard
Shippers Council Partners FRSC On Safety Standard
MTN Leads As NGX Securities Lending Market Value Rises To N513m
Forest Capital To Enhance Financial Inclusion For 350m Unbanked Adults
Stock Market Recedes With N6bn Loss
Brent Reaches $71.8/b As Oil Prices Extend Gains
Tax Evasion: Tribunal Orders DsTV To Pay 50% Backlog
Zenith Bank Launches ZIVA, Intelligent, Real-time Chatbox
Real Madrid Make €160m Bid For Mbappe
AfroBasket 2021: D’Tigers Cruise To Winning Start, Beat Mali
EDITORIAL
Domestic Violence: Matters Arising
Issues Around Repentant Boko Haram

The Sun

Heads may roll over NDA terror attack
N’Delta youths have no plan to destabilise region –IYC
14.3m Nigerians engage in drug abuse –NDLEA
2 die as bandits attack bullion van in Ondo
Super TV CEO’s murder: DPP okays Chidinma, others for trial, clears 3
Sex-for-grade scandal: Rivers varsity suspends lecturer
INEC begins voters’ registration Aug. 30
I’ll bring investors to boost Anambra GDP –Agbasimalo
You can’t take Anambra by force, APGA replies APC, VON DG, Okechukwu
Anambra women mobilize support for Soludo, warn against rigging
Andy Uba will connect Anambra to centre –Aguata leaders
Sanusi carpets FG on excessive borrowing
Zenith Bank introduces ZIVA, intelligent WhatsApp Chatbot
Tribunal orders MultiChoice to pay N900bn before hearing appeal
Ecobank launches 2021 edition of challenge for African startups
SMEDAN commences training, empowerment of 1,015 youths
Masari in the eye of the storm
Tinubu, Banire and Ethos of Omoluabi
Heartaches and blurry skies for Anambra PDP
When terrorists surrender without tears or remorse
Nigeria’s most decorated Presidents and letters they exchanged
Memories of yesterday
Heartaches and blurry skies for Anambra PDP
When terrorists surrender without tears or remorse
Nigeria’s most decorated Presidents and letters they exchanged
Memories of yesterday
Six days with Kumuyi
ASPMDA election: We’ll abide by Lagos govt directive – Igboanuzue
Boomplay will help musicians unlock potential –Chibuzor
Paxful launches savings solution to underpin wealth preservation
Dump oil, take up tourism: The Runsewe message

Daily Trust

Over 100 Boko Haram Fighters Surrender
Atiku Should Not Contest 2023 Presidency – PDP Group
Why APC Will Take Over Taraba In 2023 – El-Sudi
Endorsement Not Key To Winning Elections – Study
Kaduna Electoral Commission Assures Of Credible LG Polls
Making The Most Of The Petroleum Industry Act
NDA Attack: Nigeria’s Security On Reverse Gear, Says ACF
Presidency Hits Ortom, Blames Him For Death Of Innocent Nigerians
Eight Killed In Fresh Benue Attack
Bandits Abduct Widow 24 Hours After Husband’s Death
Fresh Killings: Lalong Reimposes 24-Hour Curfew On Jos North
Sanusi: Why Abacha Locked Me Up In Sokoto Prison
Uzodimma: Why IPOB’s Sit-At-Home Order Failed In Imo
Death Benefits: NDLEA Doles Out N163.4m To 188 Beneficiaries
Chinese Firms Maltreating, Enslaving Our Members, Construction Workers’ Union Laments
73,000 Cameroonian Refugees In Nigeria – NCFRMI
NDA Attack: Nigeria’s Security On Reverse Gear, Says ACF
Why We Are Investing In Dangote Refinery – NNPC
Establishing Filling Stations In Border Communities Won’t Stop Smuggling – NNPC
Tax Evasion: Tribunal Orders DSTV To Pay FG N900bn Tax Backlog
Cuba Develops 5 COVID-19 Vaccines, Seeks FG’s Collaboration
Fuel, Electricity Subsidy Not Sustainable – Sanusi II
Atiku Should Not Contest 2023 Presidency – PDP Group
Why APC Will Take Over Taraba In 2023 – El-Sudi
Endorsement Not Key To Winning Elections – Study
Kaduna Electoral Commission Assures Of Credible LG Polls
How Impeachment Of Kebbi Speaker, Deputy Was Perfected
D’Tigers Outclass Mali In 2021 Afrobasket Opening Match
Infantino Asks Leagues To Release Players For WCup Qualifiers
75 Players Jostle For N1m In IGP Open Squash Tourney
Okowa Eager To End Doping In Athletics
Serena Withdraws From US Open Due To Torn Hamstring
BBNaija: Cross, Saskay Win N2 Million Each
Nollywood Actor, Alex Ekubo, ‘Breaks Up With Fiancée’ Two Months To Wedding
Nigerian Parents Are The Toughest, Says American Rapper
BBNAIJA: Six Housemates Up For Eviction, Liquorose Is Head Of House
Golden House Nigeria To Host Miss Africa Pageant – Egbedi
Cuba Develops 5 COVID-19 Vaccines, Seeks FG’s Collaboration
Kenya Partners With TikTok To Promote Wildlife Conservation Amid Threats
Zambia Inaugurates New President
‘We’re Ready For Battle’, Afghanistan Militant Group Stands Up To Taliban
Delta Confirms Outbreak Of Bird Flu, 164,173 Birds Reported Dead
How I Grew My Poultry From 100 To 40,000 Birds – Okada Rider
NALDA Launches Poultry Hatchery Farm With 30,000 Birds In Yobe
66 Hospitalised As Cholera Kills 8 In Kogi
Cuba Develops 5 COVID-19 Vaccines, Seeks FG’s Collaboration
180,000 Persons Empowered On Sexual, Reproductive Health, Rights
Experts Want Sustainable Financing For Malaria
Brain Drain: Over 500 Nigerian Doctors Take Saudi Recruitment Test In Abuja
Kidnapping, Cultism Our Biggest Problems In Ogun – Gov Abiodun
Gunmen Kidnap NASIEC Secretary In Nasarawa, Demand N50 Million Ransom
Bandits Abduct Widow 24 Hours After Husband’s Death
NBA Gives IGP 14-Day Ultimatum To Release Gloria Okolie
Editorial
FG, Sustain Current Inflationary Deceleration
Making The Most Of The Petroleum Industry Act
OBJ: A Metaphor Of 2023
The Elite Vs The Rest Of Us
Audacity Of Fake News: Army Recruiting Boko Haram Members?
Somalia Is Walking In Afghanistan’s Footsteps

The Guardian

NDA attack: Army sets up inquiry, Presidency assures of security
Jos in 24-hour shutdown after fresh attack leaves 36 dead, houses burnt
‘How Nigeria’s poor airports killed over 30 airlines in 30 years’
NNPC invests $2.7b in Dangote refinery
Nigeria signs military-technical cooperation treaty with Russia
DPP indicts Chidinma, clears four over Super TV CEO’s murder
Okowa, Adebanjo, others harp on new constitution
WIC lends support to Kanu’s legal team, Aug 31 rally
MultiChoice explains debt position as tribunal orders payment of N900b tax backlog
Rivers varsity suspends lecturer over ‘sex-for-grade’ scandal
Four robbery suspects nabbed in Abuja
Mentally unstable woman attacks KAI officer, passers-by in Lagos
Tears as students protest, pay respect to murdered LASU union activist
D’Tigers beat Mali in first game
Udodi Onwuzurike will be Nigeria’s star at 2024 Olympics, says Porbeni
MFM FC budgets N50m to hold key players for new season
LCDA chairman lauds second phase of Lagos Sports Summer Camp in Ikorodu
Mbachu preaches sustenance of Aisha Buhari Cup event
Arteta hopes return of hat-trick man Aubameyang boosts Arsenal
Lagos APC Ward Congress Appeals Committee: Stakeholders talk tough, set for legal option
Amid suspense, Ozigbo writes Anambra PDP backers on impending campaign
Women caucus accuses Secondus of romancing with APC
PDP governors hold emergency meeting today
Editorial
Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 44
39 million Africans may fall into poverty this year, says Adesina
Stakeholders seek domestication of gas resources as price soars
NSC, FRSC to address transport infrastructure gaps at ports
IBEDC loses N1.6bn monthly to vandalisation, estimated billing
Our sacred cattle and their grazing routes
Ode to Itsekiri and a game called life
Zambia’s youth-driven vote-indicators for Nigeria
President Biden and the chaos in Afghanistan
700m of 1.28b hypertensive patients untreated, says WHO
‘Why Nigerians neglect auditory health, stigmatise deaf people’
Assisting to contain post COVID-19 effect on health, economy
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Vanguard

Police confirm abduction of Nasarawa Electoral Commission Secretary
UPDATED: List of completed Premier League transfer deals
‘I don’t like him to see me naked’
Don’t act against law in adjudication of cases, FCT CJ tells judges
FG investigates cause of Enugu collapsed building
NDA, Jos Attacks: Reps demand forensic investigation
Petroleum marketers demand compensation as PMS sells for N450 per litre in Imo
Over 164,473 birds killed by bird flu in Delta
Open grazing, source of insecurity in Nigeria — Ohanaeze Ndigbo
Sheyi Ejejigbe launches book, App, NGO in Warri
Plateau community takes corpses from fresh killings to Assembly
Bandits’ Attack on NDA: CDS, Gen Irabor orders constitution of Board of Enquiry
Drugs War: Marwa, families of slain 188 NDLEA personnel hail Buhari over payments of entitlements
Premier League clubs block players from international fixtures in red-list countries
Alleged Forgery: Court clears Reps’ spokesman
Price of cooking gas worrisome — Marketers
IPOB: HURIWA makes case for Imo state
Court remands man for sexually assaulting daughters
FG should meet demands of striking doctors ― Falana
Attack on NDA won’t deter military from ending criminality, Buhari vows
D’Tigers begin Afrobasket 2021 campaign with 81-73 win over Mali
NiMet predicts flash flood in 34 states
It’s unfair to think Unity Schools results favour some parts of the country — FG

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