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News Headlines Aug 27, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Makinde felicitates Olubadan at 93
Oyetola: no rift with Aregbesola
Council holds summer coaching for pupils
‘Lagos may not sell form for next year’s hajj’
Commissioner to monarchs: work to engender prosperity
Monarch urges Yoruba to embrace culture
‘How to harness youths’ potential for development’
Involvement of youths in cybercrime worrisome, says EFCC
Gunmen attack van conveying suspects in Osun
Man kills wife, self in Yenagoa
Abia probes death of seven family members
Three remanded over N22.3b scales, tusks smuggling bid
Firm to begin local production of APIs
Suspected kidnappers of Benue commissioner’s wife remanded
Abducted Tegina schoolkids freed
Fashola orders Kara Bridge businesses to quit
43 Boko Haram fighters gunned down in Lake Chad
UEFA Champions League: Man City to face PSG, Chelsea draw Juve
Covid-19 nearly ended my business, admits golden power lifter Tijani
HiFL 2021: UNN Lions off to winning start in quarterfinal
Aruna jumps to 19 in ITTF World Rankings
Qatar 2022 Race: Rohr lists Musa, Ndidi, 28 others against Liberia, Cape Verde
Scores ‘dead’ after bombing outside Kabul airport
Biden, Israeli PM seek to reset relations, narrow differences on Iran
Tears, trauma as families, colleagues remember victims of 2011 UN House bombing
Jos attacks: Hospital wards, mortuaries filled with victims, say doctors
APC convention: Group urges Musa to vie for national chair
Governors, Sylva’s panel to work on PIA’s grey areas
Fed Govt honours Mirabel Centre founder
Ndume, Wamakko flay attack on NDA
Why Secondus can’t return yet
Nigeria’s GDP leaps 5.01 per cent in Q2
How to end killings, by Sultan, Christian elders
Govt spends N2.02tr on debt servicing, says Budget Office
Govt spends N2.02tr on debt servicing, says Budget Office
Court restores Secondus, governors okay Akinwonmi
Taming the tide of religious intolerance
Out of Taiwo Obe’s ‘MyTori’ flows the tales of life
Good governance is key to the Africa we want
Nigerian politics and fallacy of PDP – APC comparison (2)
Nigerian unity: Honour for Igbo UI don in the North
Cynics and Nigeria’s security challenges
Prospects of Nigerian football
Death of two ex-first ladies
Durojaiye bows out
ALBC @ 25
Queer challenge
Lagos records 10 virus-related deaths
African governments urged to domesticate solution
Cleric: poverty militates against adherence to protocols
Osun resumes market rallies to sensitise residents
Ex-Minister Oduah joins APC
#EndSARS: NEC gets panels’ reports from eight states
Why we are not suspending strike, by doctors
IG gets panel report on Kyari
Ortom: Address issues I raised
‘Reps seeking power for INEC over council polls’
Zulum’s passion to end insecurity inspiring, say APC governors
Ebonyi counters presidency, denies receiving N6bn for ranching
Sowore, others storm NBC over Channels TV query
JUST IN: Niger deploys 10 buses to convey freed Tegina Islamiyya pupils
2021/2022 UEFA Champions League draw
We did not arrest Channels TV presenters, says DSS
IGP receives report on Abba Kyari
QATAR 2022: Clubs’ clearance delays Eagles list
Court returns Secondus as PDP National Chairman
Alex Ekubo, fiancée break up three months after engagement
Why I quit my job three years ago – Tems
Appeal Court slams EFCC for abuse of power
Military mess
ASUU seeks 10-year ban on new varsities accessing TETfund grants
Zambia to cut $12b ‘unsustainable’ debt
NBC queries Channels TV over Ortom’s interview
Manchester City in talks to sign Ronaldo from Juventus
The tough, exciting life of Lagos corps members
I-G mulls news security measures in Zamfara
Hospitals, mortuaries overwhelmed with injured, corpses, Plateau NMA laments
The invasion of NDA
EFCC to banks: Investigate customers’ income sources
PDP ratifies Akinwonmi as National Chairman
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Liquorose ex-boyfriend is my friend, says Michael
Gov Sani-Bello: no more bandit camp in Niger
Isreal DMW appreciates crew, Nigerians for begging Davido
PSG reject 160 million euros offer for Mbappe
BREAKING: Jorginho named UEFA Men’s Player of the Year
Insurers pay N5.4b on #EndSARS riot
FG begins digital payment of CCT to 23,893 beneficiaries in FCT
Radiance of a Warri king
400-level UNILORIN student commits suicide
IPOB has no power over Imo people, says Uzodimma
Senator Stella Uduah dumps PDP for APC
Bauchi Assembly confirms 21 commissioner nominees
Chieftaincy tussle: Court orders release of Bayelsa monarch, others
Nigerian, two Guineans arraigned for allegedly smuggling N22.3bn elephant tusks, pangolin scales
Simon Harry is new NBS chief
Reactions as Yul Edochie shares throwback picture in matriculation gown
Six UniAbuja students get N1.7m research grant
DJ Cuppy, Kiddwaya hang out again
One Kwara poly student killed in alleged rival cult clash
Man kills wife, commits suicide in Bayelsa
De Bruyne left out of Belgium squad
Ada Ehi surpasses I million subscribers, receives YouTube gold plaque
AbdulRasaq, WHO seek better attention to primary healthcare
Kaduna evacuates stranded students from UNIJOS
Tragedy as seven family members die in Abia
Buhari announces N287bn as NNPC’s 2020 profit after tax
I woke up wanting a husband, says Inem Peter
Court remands 8 men for allegedly kidnapping Benue commissioner’s wife
Real estate entrepreneur Prince Omoha inspired youths with message of hope
42 Boko Haram, ISWAP killed in Lake Chad – MNJTF
Father, son killed in Rivers community
Gov. Zulum’s passion to end insecurity is inspirational – APC Governors
YouTube shorts earmarks $100 million fund for creators globally

ThisDay

Breaking: Abducted Pupils of Niger Islamiyya School Released
Kebbi Court Restores Secondus as PDP National Chairman
No Record of PMS Consumed Daily, PPPRA Tells House
Nigeria’s GDP Grows 5.01% in Q2
Buhari: NDA Attack Will Accelerate Total Uprooting of Evil in Polity
NBC Queries Channels TV over Ortom’s Anti-Buhari Interview
Abba Kyari: DIG Egbunike Panel Submits Report to IG
70% of Nigerian Youths May Soon Become Ex-convicts, Says EFCC
Ortom to Garba: Your Language Use Exposes Quality of Your Leadership
ICPC, FRSC Arrest 15 Road Safety Officials over Extortion of Motorists
Constitution Review: House Mulls Stripping SIEC of Power to Conduct LG…
Alleged $75bn FDI Loss: Energy Sector Blackmailers Goofed
Finally, Bandits Release Tegina Islamiyya School Pupils
MNJTF: 43 Insurgents, Seven Soldiers Killed in Firefight
FG Decries Delay by Some States to Domesticate Child…
Umahi Denies Receiving N6b for Ranching Reserves in Ebonyi
Ekiti Assembly Passes 62 Bills in Two Years
Herdsmen Attacks: Group Urges Rivers to Protect Citizens
One Student Feared Killed in Cult War in Kwara
Police Arrests Two for Alleged Vandalism of Electric Transformers in…
Police Rescues Three Kidnapped Victims in Kwara
Gastroenteritis: Sokoto Records 18 Death in One Week
Kano Local Govt Bans Night Courtship
Agusto & Co: Elevated CRR Level Moderated Banking Industry’s Performance, Liquidity…
Fayemi: Ekiti Will Get Airport in 2022
Revealed: Niger Pupils Fed with Expired Rice
Abia Safe to Host NUJ Triennial Delegates’ Conference, Says Govt
Man Hacks Wife to Death with Sledge Hammer, Commits Suicide
Saraki Condoles with Kwarans over Former Dep Gov’s Death
Address Insecurity to Boost Farming, Reduce Food Prices, FG Urged
Concessionaire Formerly Takes Over Asaba Airport
WACT Onne Boosts Operations with 6 Additional RTG Cranes
Oduntan is Executive Director, Research & Advocacy Association of Nigerian…
Kebbi Court Restores Secondus as PDP National Chairman
Kyari: DIG Egbunike Panel Submits Report to IG
12 US Service Members Killed in Kabul Explosion
No Record of PMS Consumed Daily, PPPRA Tells House
Address Issues Raised in My Interview, Ortom Replies Presidency
Buhari Has Fought Poverty More Than Other Administration, Says Presidential Aide
Osinbajo Inaugurates NDPHC’s Awka Substation, Adds 100MW Capacity
Fayemi: Ekiti Cargo Airport will Be Completed before my Departure in…
18 Die of Gastroenteritis in Sokoto in One Week
FG Begins Training for 900 MDAs on Budget Preparation
Buhari Appoints Simon Harry as Statistician-General
AbdulRazaq, WHO Seek Better Attention to Primary Healthcare
Nnamani Mourns Aguiyi-Ironsi, Okpara’s Widows
NNPC Declares N287bn Profit in 2020
Flood Kills Seven, Displaces 74,713 People in Adamawa, Says SEMA
Army Chief Seeks Support of Traditional Institution on Security
Gombe Gov Explains Relative Peace, Security in Gombe
Sahara Group Provides 21% of Energy to Nigeria, Says Buhari
OPay Assures Customers of Excellent Services
FG Begins Training for 900 MDAs on Budget Preparations
Stock Market Appreciates by 0.07% Amid Expansion in GDP
Agusto & Co: Elevated CRR Level Moderated Banking Industry’s Performance, Liquidity…
Propak W’Africa Promises to Re-energise Manufacturing Sector
Why Peter Obi May Not Be President
Why Buhari Should Inaugurate Senate-Screened NDDC Board
Lessons from the Life and Times of Baba Joda
Onyinye Igbokwe: Bridging Skilled Manpower Gap between African Market and the World
Top Winners Emerge at Premier International ‘Art Explosion’
The Meteoric Rise of Super Eagles Striker, Kayode Olarenwaju
TWO CORONATIONS AND ONE WEDDING
Sammie Okposo Recounts God’s Blessings at 50, Kicks off US Tour
Nordica Launches Non-invasive Fibroid Centre to Boost Fertility in Women
Cholera Outbreak in FCT: Appraisal of Efforts to Halt Spread
Cost Implication: A Major Barrier Preventing Access to Fertility Treatment and Services (Part 2)
DDH: Carving a Niche in Premium Affordable, Accessible Dental Health Services
Rotary Club of Maryland to Boost Maternal, Child Health, Others with N79m
Latifat Tijani Begins Team Nigeria’s Gold Rush
Agunbiade, Koleosho Fight Back to Reckoning in Para-table Tennis
CAF Appeal to UK to Allow Footballers for W’Cup Qualifiers
Ogunade, Adoki Extol Balogun’s Book on B’ball Growth in Nigeria
HiFL: UNN Lions Win, UNILAG Marines Draw First Leg
Emelogu Attributes DTigers’ Success against Mali to Team Effort
Nigerians, Remember ‘E Kere Oru Eke’
Editorial
SCOURGE OF FOOD CONTAMINATION
Repentant Terrorists and the Arising Dilemma

Tribune

Kebbi Court ‘restores’ Secondus as PDP National Chairman
PDP dumps Secondus as Akinwonmi set to conduct national convention
Motorists express worry over Asejire Bridge
MAN solicits South-West states’ support for manufacturers
Lagos trains 97 agric students, teachers
Kwara women farmers demand specific agric budgetary allocation
2023: Groups insist on Igbo presidency, vow to use legal action if denied
Buhari welcomes GDP 5.01 per cent growth
Makinde mourns as Busari Adebisi, ex-Oyo SSG, dies
400 level Unilorin student commits suicide after two failed attempts
Kwarapoly student dies in rival cult clash
Genome editing can end fungi, bacterial attacks in plants, seeds ― Dr Gidado
Lafiya Telehealth launches healthcare kits taking telemedicine beyond video call
FBN Holdings shares moves market to positive close
NGX: Profit taking weighs market down despite improved activities
US troops, Afghans killed in suicide attacks outside Kabul airport
Insecurity: Security agencies must identify all ‘unknown’ gunmen ― Sultan
Abba Kyari: IGP gets probe panel report
Stella Oduah dumps PDP
Jos killings: NMA, Red Cross worry over shortage of blood, rising…
Declare state of emergency on security, Ekiti lawmaker tells…
Gombe now has 2988 polling units, as INEC upgrades 770…
Insecurity: Security agencies must identify all…
Abba Kyari: IGP gets probe panel report
Anambra poll: Umeoji’s posters flood Abuja as APGA candidate…
Kaltungo snakebite hospital to be upgraded to research,…
Jos killings: NMA, Red Cross worry over shortage of blood,…
NGF sets up steering committee on implementation of…
MAN solicits South-West states’ support for…
Lagos charges traditional rulers on conflict resolution,…
No ban on work permit to Nigerians in UAE ― Envoy
FG begins electronic transfer of conditional cash transfer
Court remands 8 men for allegedly kidnapping Benue…
Police rescue three kidnapped victims in Kwara
NNPC, KDSG sign MoU on gas utilisation, expansion
I won’t return to Dubai, Atiku says at PDP BoT meeting
NNPC declared N287bn after tax profit for 2020 ― Buhari
Civil servant kills wife, commits suicide over marital row
Anambra poll: Umeoji’s posters flood Abuja as APGA candidate…
Buhari welcomes GDP 5.01 per cent growth
Oyo residents protest at state secretariat over govt…
Security challenges will soon be over ― COAS
Insecurity: Security agencies must identify all…
Kaltungo snakebite hospital to be upgraded to research,…
Lagos charges traditional rulers on conflict resolution,…
Lagos Government urges civil servants to embrace insurance…
Cybercrimes: 70 per cent of Nigerian youths may soon become…
Abba Kyari: IGP gets probe panel report
No ban on work permit to Nigerians in UAE ― Envoy
Court remands 8 men for allegedly kidnapping Benue…
Osinbajo commissions NDPHC’s 2x60MVA, 132/33KV…
Jos killings: NMA, Red Cross worry over shortage of blood,…
MAN solicits South-West states’ support for…
Police rescue three kidnapped victims in Kwara
Editorial
Nigeria’s Nairobi 2021 outing
Secondus, Buni: Two of a kind?
Our memo that shaped 1998 transition to democracy —Olawepo-Hashim
Nigeria too big to fail —NIIA DG
Shortage of staff in Oyo primary schools
Constant hike in tuition fees
I served as war photographer during Nigeria’s Civil War —Born Photos
Epidemic preparedness: Despite COVID-19 lessons, healthcare funding…
Kwankwassiya Development Foundation, awards scholarship to 514 indigent students
LASU says no to sexual, gender based violence on campus
JAMB prospective candidates get free NIN registration in Lagos
Robotics enhances STEAM education — Commissioner

The Guardian

Surprise! Economy gains highest quarterly growth since 2015
DisCos deny lobbying NERC on eligible customer policy suspension
In new twist, court restores Secondus as PDP chairman
NNPC posts first profit of N287 billion after 44 years of existence
Be decisive with insecurity, Sultan, Ayokunle, others charge Buhari
Biden delays meeting with Israeli PM amid Kabul blasts
We ’ll partner with town planners on urban devt, says Makinde
MAN, LCCI accuse Lagos of double taxation
How NDA assault shattered Okonkwo’s expectation, family source
Save us from robbers, Ikorodu residents tell Odumosu
Lagos communities lament sustained gang attacks, robbery
Three suspects, one gunman killed in failed Osun ‘hijack’
Gunmen kill father, son in Rivers community
Juve agrees to sell Ronaldo if their demands are met
24 years after, Okocha’s football ‘magic’ still reverberates in Nairobi
PFAN seeks ICPC’s intervention over neglect of Nigerian footballers
Messi close to debut but PSG preoccupied by Mbappe future
Eagles’ former star, Ebunam, urges Buhari to reward Nigeria’s first world champions, CKC Onitsha
Kane scores twice on first Spurs start of season
Ize-Iyamu, APC chief disagree on N200m election fund claims
APC woos APGA to clinch Anambra State
Ortom adamant, demands apology from Presidency
PDP unveils national campaign council for Anambra guber poll
Editorial
The Afghanistan lessons for Nigeria
CIBN canvasses tax expansion to improve revenue
Investments in 4G drops 7 per cent as NCC assures of 5G deployment
Stock market rebounds as capitalisation rises by N15 billion
NIPOST to clamp down on unlicensed courier, logistics operators
Tunde Bakare, the flip-flopping generalissimo
The dawn of the twilight zone
Delta blossoming with age
Letter to Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors

The Punch

Buhari regime fueling division, hatred not Ortom –PDP
I lost my son, brother, house to Yelwa attack – Plateau youth leader
DSS forced Kanu’s lawyers to wear slippers –Lead counsel
Gunmen in police uniform destroy ATMs, steal N20m in Rivers
Police arraign 25-year-old man over social media post
Troubles ahead, experts warn as debt servicing gulps 91% of revenue
Organisers suspend Saudi Arabia recruitment as DSS disperses doctors, arrests journalist
Insecurity: Sit up, Sultan, Ortom, others tell FG, bandits may take over Villa, gov warns
Gunmen in police uniform destroy ATMs, steal N20m in Rivers
Hoodlums abduct, kill Lagos guard over market space tussle
Bayelsa man allegedly kills wife with sledgehammer, commits suicide
Suspected cultists invade Rivers community, kill vigilante, son
Increase tuition to N14m, Reps tell aviation college
We don’t have petrol consumption records, says PPPRA
Troubles ahead, experts warn as debt servicing gulps 91% of revenue
Kale retires, Buhari appoints Harry statistician-general
PDP crisis: Court reinstates Secondus, leaders retain Oct convention date
APC Convention: South-West group urges Musa to vie for national chair
Court restores Secondus as PDP National Chairman
Constitution amendments: Reps want INEC to conduct LG polls
Paralympics: I can’t eat, says elated gold medallist Tijani
Rohr hands first call-ups to Michael, Bonke for World Cup qualifiers
Delta honours Brume on 30th anniversary
Fraser-Pryce stuns Thompson-Herah with third fastest ever 100m

Leadership

N200m Election Fund Tears Edo APC Apart
Govs To Take Position On VAT After Supreme Court Judgement
Presidency Warns Officials Against Betrayal Of Trust
8 States Submit #EndSARS Report To National Executive Council
60 Afghan Civilians, 12 US Soldiers Killed In Kabul Blast
Stolen Crown, Failed Coronation And The Other Sultan
Vaccination Triples In Africa But Still Low – WHO
Mustapha Heads FG’s Committee On Nigeria At 61
NBC Queries Channels TV Over Ortom Interview, DSS Denies Arrest Of Anchor
Hushpuppi: IGP Receives Report On Abba Kyari
After 89 Days In Bandits’ Den, Islamiyya Pupils Regain Freedom
Diversifying Your Income Through Alternative Investments
Sylva Decries Nigeria’s Low Per Capita Gas Consumption Despite 206tscf Reserves
Vaccination Triples In Africa But Still Low – WHO
Breaking: Real Madrid Increases Bid For PSG Star, Mbappe, To $200M
Paralympics: Adesokan Falls Short Podium Finish In Para-powerlifting
Former Flying Eagles Star, Ogberahwe, Joins Jammerbugt FC
[EDITORIAL] Medical Brain Drain

The Sun

Hushpuppi: Investigation panel submits report to IGP
NARD demands intervention of national council on health
Abia at 30: Kalu advocates inclusive leadership
BREAKING: Tegina school children regain freedom after 89 days in captivity
Sultan raises the alarm over worsening insecurity
No land for ranching in Ebonyi, Umahi, Ohanaeze youths insist
More trouble for PDP as court restores Secondus as national chairman
UN House bombing: Staff, families remember fallen victims
Outrage as NBC queries Channels TV for interviewing Gov Ortom
Tension in Abia as family of 7 die after eating suya
Ugwuanyi’s commitment to investments, security exceptional, says NBL boss
Group commends Bello on unity strives, as Kogi celebrates 30th anniversary
APGA likely to win Nov 6 poll –Ndibunwa
Izunaso heads Anambra APC reconciliation committee
Stella Oduah dumps PDP for APC
God has proclaimed Atiku next president, says cleric
APC govs hail Zulum’s passion to mobilise against insecurity
Assessing 12 months of Nigeria’s domestic gas revolution
NNPC records N287bn as 2020 PAT
How funding challenges, low rates cripple ground handlers, safety
AIB to launch digital reporting system this year
Delta Air increases fleet with 30 Airbus A321neos
CKC ‘77: Ebunam dails Buhari
Ilechukwu formally quits Heartland after two seasons
GOtv Boxing Night 23: Baby Face eyes win after loss in Ukraine
HiFL 2021 Quarter Finals: UNN Lions win, UNILAG Marines draw first leg
Tijani wins powerlifting gold for Nigeria’s first Tokyo Paralympics medal
WCQ: Nigeria to miss 11 players for Cape Verde clash
Aisha Buhari Cup: Mbachu preaches sustenance
… Ejidike hails First Lady
Tokyo Paralympics: Latifat Tijani wins first gold for Nigeria, dedicates victory to coach
… Para Table Tennis duo through to quarter-finals
Ronaldo ‘agrees’ £26m Man City deal
Aisha Buhari Cup, assurance for Nigerian girl-child – Eucharia Uche
2023, succession blues and equity
The latest Abba Kyari
Risky gambits with ‘repentant’ Boko Haram fighters
Still on ominous clouds gathering over Plateau State
The highway to Afghanistan
Insecurity: TRADOC organises seminar on barracks security
The highway to Afghanistan
Descent from humanism: Literature, music and the media (2)
Ekiti: Fayemi and things not talked about
Aba, Ikpeazu’s interventions and the fuss
Enugu at 30: Situating Ugwuanyi, 2023, quest for equity and justice

Independent

Lagos Govt Urges Civil Servants To Embrace Insurance Policies
Constitution Review Will Guarantee LG Autonomy — Wase
Resident Doctors Vow To Continue Strike Despite Court Order
Hushpuppi: IGP Receives Panel Report On Abba Kyari
Expect Three Days Heavy Rains In Kano, Kaduna, Others, NiMET…
NBC Threatens To Sanction Channels TV Over Ortom Interview
Port Harcourt Airport Not Safe For Flying, Stakeholders Warn
Hoodlums Attack Policemen Conveying Murder Suspects To Ilesa Prison
Buhari Excited As Nigeria’s Economy Grows 5.01% In Q2 2021
Giroud Omitted From France Squad For Upcoming 2022 World Cup Qualifiers
Luis Enrique Names Spain Squad For World Cup Qualifiers
Man City Agree Personal Terms With Cristiano Ronaldo
De Bruyne Left Out Of Belgium Squad After Injury-hit Start…
England Name Squad For World Cup Qualifiers, Name Four Man…
Governors Domesticate Action Plan As Cholera Cases Hits…
Sterling Bank Partners Founder Institute To Support More Startups
Plastic Waste Has Become A Problem For Lagos – Bello
Aug 27, 2021
75% Nigerians Believe Global Collaboration, Technology Can…
FirstBank Boosts SMEs With N500,000 Grant
How To Venture Into Agriculture Mechanisation Opportunities…
China’s Nanjing Airport Reopens After Month-Long Closure…
2023 Presidency: Placing Osinbajo On The Scale
Kogi State Is The Safest Place In The North – Usman
PDP: Tambuwal Explains Why Secondus Must Go
Anambra Guber: Senator Stella Odua’s Defection, A Political Masterstroke…
Tokyo Paralympics: Tijani Wins Nigeria’s First Gold Medal
Speed Darlington Accuses His Sister’s Husband Of Brutalizing Her

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