News Headlines Aug 29, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 29, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Crisis: PDP toes familiar path ahead of 2023
No plans to attack journalists in S’east – IPOB
Delta bye-election: Ifowodo assures electorate of quality representation
‘Most universities’ syllabus outdated’
Legendary ‘Guitar Boy’ Victor Uwaifo dies at 80
THISDAY raises the alarm over cloning of its digital edition
Insecurity: APC lawmaker blasts FG, says strategies ineffective
Ganduje, Sheriff, others condole with Abiodun over father’s death
Ohanaeze warns Uzodimma against backing out of anti-open grazing agreement
Glo appreciates customers at 18, gives free calls, data
Don offers panacea to challenges facing varsity admission
NAPTIP flags-off toll free line, call centre
COVID-19 Third Wave: 85 die in 12 days – NCDC
Presidency, Ortom in fresh war of words
Plateau: Terrorists planning attack on Langtang North, South — LG chair
PDP crisis: How intrigues over convention date sealed Secondus’ fate
‘How politicians, briefcase SMEs hijacked UN intervention fund’
‘Christians, Muslims must unite to fight religious fundamentalists’
‘Message of faith ever green says Gospel singer Tomi Favored
Why preaching on holiness is rare -Bambe
Why preaching on holiness is rare -Bambe
Expert urges engineers on innovative skills
Logistics firm unveils app for support services
Nostalgia as political therapy
‘Nigerians unwilling to learn oxygen gas production craftmanship’
And the Alamu Man writes a beautiful book
Disappearing world of artisans
Oshiomhole: I have hopes, not fears about 2023
NMA, Resident Doctors, others threaten indefinite strike by Sept. 18
Of death and Captain ‘Hosa’s transfiguration
Gov Masari’s panacea
DisCos get NERC approval to increase tariff September 1
Zulum: Borno in ‘Catch-22 situation’ over Boko Haram’s surrender
Open grazing: Buhari needs to listen with empathy!
Jonathan, Akpabio, monarchs, others pay homage to Olu of Warri
Nigeria: A panorama of troubling events
We invited Olawunmi to share intelligence with military – DHQ
Two blows America is dealing to the Taliban
Saudi train
The unvaccinated of the world, those of the rich, comfortable nations and those of the desperately poor nations
Surajudeen Basiru: I bear no grudge against those who expelled me from university
Things you don’t know about sex
The many ‘sins’ of Andy Uba (1)
Sir Victor Uwaifo saw his death coming – Nephew
UPDATED: Legendary singer Sir Victor Uwaifo dies at 80
Ebubeagu: Southeast govs under fire over security outfit
Soyinka to Benin Republic: Release Igboho to continue journey
41 per cent of girls in Northwest still marry before the age of 15yr, says report
10-man Chelsea force Liverpool draw
Buhari mourns Victor Uwaifo’s death
Manchester City crush Arsenal 5-0 at Etihad
Leadership crisis: Like APC, like PDP
10 things to know about late Sir Victor Uwaifo
Tears, anguish as 16 Plateau victims are buried
The Mbappe macabre dance
PDP national convention holds in October – NEC
WhatsApp chat helped turn Ronaldo’s head
Cost of staying together as nation cheaper than separation – Obasanjo
BREAKING: Legendary singer Sir Victor Uwaifo dies
Ooni’s surprise confession
N30m suit: ‘Nollywood star Lizzy Anjorin evading service’
2023: Lagos monarchs endorse Tinubu for president
How military helicopter attacked us in Rivers waterways – victim
One dead, five injured as tanker rams into vehicles in Anambra
Newborn baby found dead at dump site in Bayelsa
Nigerians looking up to PDP for rescue – Elumelu
NAPTIP kicks-off toll free line, call centre
I get inspiration from real events, says lnstagram comedian Ayomidate
Militia leader ‘General Iron’ killed, dismembered in Cross River
Katsina secures another N50b FG loan
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Sammie, Liquorose clash over dirty dishes
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I trust Pere the least, says Sammie
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I want threesome with two men – Queen
Ekweremadu lauds Enugu people as state clocks 30
Diri to Christians: defend your faith amid insecurity
Imo govt urges oil marketers to end strike, seeks reduction in transport fares
Tinubu Support Organisation to empower 300 women in Kano
EFCC invitation: Al-Makura’s hands are clean, says group
FG earmarks N8.5bn for Conditional Cash Transfer in Katsina — State coordinator
Margaret Mayaki makes waves in UK
OPM founder Apostle Chibuzor steps up
Wigwe, Emefiele support Khalifa Sanusi’s dream
Sisters recount last moments with late Arinola Rotimi


Legendary Nigerian Musician, Victor Uwaifo, Dies at 80
Fake Digital Edition of THISDAY Friday, 27 August 2021 in Circulation on Social Media
Secondus Complies With New Court Order, Asks Akinwonmi to Preside over PDP’s NEC Meeting
Lawmakers Put MDAs on Their Toes
Lani Aisida: As “Rumour Has It” Ends, the King of Web…
Buhari’s Fulanisation Scheme: Manifestations and Foreign Policy Dimensions
Victor Uwaifo: Eight Decades of A Legendary Musician
Legendary Nigerian Musician, Victor Uwaifo, Dies at 80
Giving.Ng Partners Run Club Abuja to Support NFI School
Bauchi Assembly Confirms 21 Commissioner Nominees
Bauchi Assembly Confirms 21 Commissioner Nominees
Conditional Cash Transfer: 9,347 Beneficiaries Get N630m in Abia
Plateau Lawmakers Visit Victims of Jos Attacks
Commercialisation of Natural Gas Resources to Boost Economy, Says Kyari
Secondus Complies With New Court Order, Asks Akinwonmi to Preside over…
Ememobong Emerges Coordinator of MPM in Ibiono Ibom LG
Youths Endorse Draft National Action Plan on Youth, Peace, Security
Nigerians to Enjoy Legal Services Via Mobile Apps
Release Zakzaky’s Travelling Documents, IMN Urges FG
COVID-19: Nigeria’s Infection Rate Hits 199,333, Says NCDC
Unemployment: OPS Calls for Targeted Financing in Real Sector
Driving Access Bank to Reap Benefits of Informed Decisions
Aviation Safety and Right Pricing of Ground Handling Services in Nigeria
Unravelling the NBS’ Q2 2021 GDP Report Puzzle
Kehinde Okoroafor Wigs and Weaves Have Money Spinners…
Will PDP Crisis Consume Secondus?
When will Police Learn from #EndSAR Protests?
Nigerian Defence Academy, an Icon Violated
Mike Adenuga the Game-Changer! Globacom Hits Town with Glo TV
Thunderous Accolades as National Broadcasting Network TV Celebrates
Fake News! We’re Not Selling Any of Captain’s Assets-Okunbo Family
Party Across the Sea …As Nigeria Ambassador, Demola Seriki Throws 60th Bash for Wife…
Folorunsho Coker in His Father’s Shoes
Resilient Chelsea Hold Liverpool at Anfield to Share Points
Ronaldo Leads EPL ‘s Money Men List
Dikko Thumps up 2020/21 NPFL Season
Man City Pile on Misery for Arsenal as Everton Extend Good Start
A Plateau Bleeding Non-stop
From Kabul to Kaduna

The Punch

Police foil kidnap attempt in Jos, neutralise one suspect
Foods, herbs to manage erectile dysfunction
Crypto money gains traction in adult industry amid OnlyFans drama
Banditry: El-Rufai’s changing tune on negotiation
US warns of more terror attacks at Kabul airport
PDP crisis: I’ve not stepped down, my mandate ends December, says Secondus
How we’ll trace grazing routes in states – FG officials
We shed tears of joy after receiving first pay in Saudi Arabia, UK, others – Nigerian doctors
Baby abandoned in Bayelsa dumpsite dies, another rescued in Ebonyi
Police rescue kidnapped KWASU student, arrest six
Man arraigned for alleged stealing of N1.5m telecoms parts
Newborn baby abandoned in Bayelsa waste dump cries to death
Confusion as Disco announces tariff increase, NERC silent
For adequate penetration, telcos should lead mobile money efforts – Teniola
Airlines with expired certificates’ll be grounded, NCAA warns
The future of digital financial solutions in Nigeria
Banditry: El-Rufai’s changing tune on negotiation
2023: I have hopes, not fears for Nigeria, says Oshiomhole
Without replacing 1999 constitution, southern presidency won’t stop marginalisation – Afenifere chieftain, Okurounmu
Rohr: I’m not scared of Eagles sack
West Ham sign Zouma from Chelsea
Nigeria face Italy at FIVB U19 tourney
Afrobasket: D’Tigers wary of Ivory Coast
Buhari, Obaseki, PMAN mourn as Victor Uwaifo dies at 80
Fuji music won’t go into extinction –Adewale Ayuba
Music should be used to influence, educate, inspire –Sharpboy Paipai
Being an actress doesn’t stop one from being good Christian –Georgina Ibeh


God Will Not Forsake Nigerians In 2023 – Oshiomhole
Strong Government, Private Sector Collaboration Crucial To Viable Mortgage System – Nwadavid
UNICEF Laments Abduction Of Students In Nigeria
TMG Chairman Assures Strict Monitoring Of Elections In Nigeria
Diversification Of Economy To Agriculture Will Guaranty Food Security – Fawehinmi
Engineers Urge Robust Overhaul Of Vocational, Technical Training
‘My Father Has Been Having Sex With Me Since I Was 10 Years’
Our Support For Youths In Creative Sector Will Boost Capacity, Says Sanwo-Olu
Focus On The Green Chamber: Doctors’ Strike: Is Gbajabimila Folding His Arms Now?
Senate In Focus: Senate, Supplementary Budget And Insecurity
Crisis In Political Parties Will Ruin Choices In 2023, CSOs Warn
BREAKING: Secondus Ask Akwinwomi To Preside Over PDP NEC Meeting
Mudiame Varsity, Institute To Boost Nigeria’s Local Content, Trains For Shell, NCDMB
NESG Predicts Slower Economic Growth For Rest Of 2021
Mastercard Foundation, Value Seeds To Empower 10,000 Smallholder Farmers
PENGASSAN Writes PMB Over Rising Insecurity
Bulls To Maintain Dominance As Investors Position For Interim Dividends
85% of Lagos Residents Prefer Monthly Rent To Make Plans For Investments, ACLong Term Projects
BPE Receives Report On Resuscitation Of Non-performing Privatised Enterprises
5-Star Man City Whitewash Arsenal At Etihad
Bossbus Partners Jim Iyke On New Movie, ‘Bad Comments’
Nollywood Mourns As 2 Veterans Ifeanyi Dike, Victor Olaotan Pass On
Young Artiste, Eruzy Set To Make A Difference In Music Space
PMAN FCT Chapter Set To Hold Unity Concert
BREAKING: Popular Music Icon, Victor Uwaifo, Is Dead
A Nation And Her Sad Youth
Senate In Focus: Senate, Supplementary Budget And Insecurity
Victims And The Impunity Of Silence

The Sun

Men run after me because of my plus-size – Mary John, actress
PDP governors joining APC signal we’ll retain power in 2023 – Senator Osita Izunaso
Highlife maestro, Sir Victor Uwaifo, dies at 80
Reasons we formed Pentecostal Ministers Forum –Bishop Jerry Anthony
Southern govs open grazing ban: One voice, divided action
My father has been sleeping with me for over 7 years, teenager tells police
2023: Let’s work together, Tambuwal begs PDP members
Strike: Chairmen of health institutions chide Resident Doctors
Abia monarchs ready to implement S/Court judgment on women’s inheritance right
THISDAY: Fake digital edition in circulation on social media – Management
Plateau: Terrorists planning to attack Tarok nation, council boss raises alarm
Herdsmen attacks: Tears, anguish as Plateau buries 16 victims
2023: Oshiomhole goes spiritual, says God ‘ll not forsake Nigeria
Unending demand for states creation
Bad governance fuelling insecurity in Nigeria – Prof Sonaiya, ex-presidential candidate
Terrorists can disrupt elections in 2023 –Shelle, ex-Lagos PDP chairman
Insecurity: Arewa youths urge Obasanjo, IBB, Danjuma, others to intervene
JésùSégunlondon shoes set for expansion drive into African market
IPMAN strike: Imo residents groan, as fuel sells for N500 per litre
Group condemns vandalism of ATM facility
Lockdown opened more opportunities for e-commerce, says Sellbeta boss
Group condemns vandalisation of ATM facility
GOtv Boxing Night 23: Punishment Awaits Amateifo, Vows Real One
Lagos sports summer camp: Gafaar charges campers to unlock potentials
Paralympics: Ejike, Olaitan win bronze for Nigeria in Powerlifting
Afrobasket 2021: D’ Tigers cruise to second win
Nigeria Cup: Pre-qualifier holds today
Qatar 2022 Race: Togolese officials for Nigeria, Liberia clash
… CAF pegs 5000 spectators for Nigeria, Liberia
Paralympics Rowing: Ijomah Kingsley advances to next stage
W/Cup qualifiers: Lagos Pitch, traffic may halt Super Eagles’ dream -Rohr
Weightlifting: Dickson dominates 87kg at Champion of Champions in Uyo
FIBA World Cup 2023 qualifiers: Nigeria to know opponents August 31
COVID-19 knocks out Onyeka from Liberia, Cape Verde ties
GOtv Boxing Night 23: Punishment Awaits Amateifo, Vows Real One
Lagos sports summer camp: Gafaar charges campers to unlock potentials
Paralympics: Ejike, Olaitan win bronze for Nigeria in Powerlifting
Social media fraud
Who’ll curtail excesses of today’s teachers?
Walking in freedom (8)
Harnessing the power of united prayers
2023: Blame NASS, Not NCC
Acute leadership deficiency syndrome
Simon Lalong: Executive served with unprecedented blood
Southern govs open grazing ban: One voice, divided action
Abba Kyari: This issue has worsened Nigeria Police bad image – Ambassador Keshi
Reasons we formed Pentecostal Ministers Forum –Bishop Jerry Anthony


BREAKING: Sir Victor Uwaifo dies at 80
Jonathan, Akpabio pay homage to Olu of Warri
UPDATE: PDP NEC ends leadership crisis as Akinwonmi presides
Police rescue two abducted children, arrest suspects in Edo
Eligible customer regulations still in force — NERC
OAU management will make the institution zero tolerance for sexual harassment — VC
Petroleum marketers suspend strike in Imo, may continue if issues not resolved
Police rescue kidnapped female KWASU student, arrest six suspects
My dad has been sleeping with me since I was ten, 17-year-old victim tells Ondo police
CIFI and Forex earning potentials of National Arts Theatre
My wife ridicules me ’cos I fail to perform in bed —Man
I no longer love my husband despite being committed to me —Woman
She starved me of sex, collected N420,000 from tenant without my consent —Husband
PDP NEC ends leadership crisis as Akinwonmi presides
Jonathan, Akpabio pay homage to Olu of Warri
PDP NEC kicks off without Secondus
Soyinka tackles Buhari over grazing routes, asks Benin Republic to…
Police rescue kidnapped female KWASU student, arrest six…
Ebonyi ranks highest in child mortality, morbidity in…
Sanwo-Olu becomes outstanding political brand icon
UNICEF welcomes release of abducted Tegina pupils, condemns…
NESG holds forum on varsity technology transfer,…
Climate change: Triple G creates awareness through artworks,…
FCE, Akoka matriculates 727 students into 19 courses
FG set to launch e-border patrol, says immigration boss
Police rescue 9-month-old baby at riverside in Ebonyi
GloTV/Glo at 18: Mike Adenuga is a unique trailblazer —…
Lagos govt goes after illegal sand dredgers
Group calls for govt’s intervention over food price…
Kogi govt procures advanced life support ambulances
PDP NEC kicks off without Secondus
Osun 2022: Inexperience led to my eventual loss of PDP guber…
Malaria: Abeokuta North LG flags off distribution of free…
Parent of deceased male pupil abducted by bandits in Niger…
Police parade suspected killers of Lagos grassroots…
Finance minister expresses Nigeria’s hope to open up tourism…
20 killed, 37 injured, N1bn properties lost to floods in…
BBnaija: Angel’s father reacts to slut-shaming…
Interrogating Glo’s eighteen years on the move
Celebrating life and times of Dapo Abiodun’s father
Ekiti: Fayemi and things not talked about
Anambra 2021: APGA, APC, PDP and the battle of litigation
Those who stole Olu of Warri’s 410-year old crown can’t carry the…
IDPs needs better attention than repentant Boko Haram — General Sura (rtd)
Yoruba own the land in South-West …No grazing route here…
Buhari working hard towards Nigeria’s Janazah —Odinkalu
Shortage of staff in Oyo primary schools
Constant hike in tuition fees
On female genital mutilation in Nigeria
YEAP: How Makinde is pitching Oyo youths for millionaires’ club
‘This amnesty issue is a scam’
My mother asked the gunmen to kill her alone and spare us but they…
NESG holds forum on varsity technology transfer, commercialization
Kwankwassiya Development Foundation, awards scholarship to 514…

LASU says no to sexual, gender based violence on campus

The Guardian

Carvajal strike sees Real Madrid edge Betis to go top
Maltreatment of Nigerian diplomats
Let every month be women’s month
Multiple charges, poor government policies, others pose setback to AfCFTA
After two extensions, #Lagos EndSARS panel in race against October deadline
Chairmen of health institutions seek resolution of doctors’ strike
NEMA, others brace up for impending flood in FCT
Drama over planned increase in electricity tariffs
AbdulRazak seeks upgrading of MINILS to labour varsity
Largest digital classroom in Africa unveiled
Council, LAWMA drag firm, residents to court over refuse bill
Conditional cash transfer to beneficiaries begins
Night business thriving along airport road
West Ham sign Zouma from Chelsea to bolster leaky defence
‘How Gusau held Puma deal kits for one year’
Team Nigeria’s Ejike wins bronze at paralympic games
Campers relish Lagos Sports summer camp, Edo 2020 heroine, Idrees-Matepo shares experience
Dismal Juve slump to shock Empoli defeat after Ronaldo exit
Ten-man Chelsea hold out for 1-1 draw at Liverpool
Ibe: 2023 is Nigeria’s year of reckoning, youth affirmation
PDP to appoint convention planning officials September 9
Bad leadership accountable for insecurity in Nigeria, says Adaramoye
#Project-2023: Great lessons from Zambia
Otiono, Okenyodo revisit best of Nigeria’s contemporary writing
Filling in gaps of global studies at the Africa institute, Sharjah
Jim Iyke excites fans at bad comments’ premiere
Ifie Sekibo’s Nuggets for leadership turnaround
The reward of faithfulness
How long does it take you to forgive your spouse?
The marriage institution – Part 12
Born again – Part 25

Daily Trust

Declining purchasing power is making more Nigerians go hunger
Why Nigerians Still Sleep With Hunger Despite Massive Food Production – Agric Minister
2023: Smaller Parties Inactive As APC, PDP Are Mired In Crises
Presidency: I Have No Plan For 2023 – Amaechi
Mass Exodus Of Doctors Must Stop
Explainer: What You Need To Know About FG’s N15trn CBN Overdraft
FG Enlists Fresh N-Power Beneficiaries Amid Complaints Over Backlog
OBITURAY: Victor Uwaifo, Music Icon Who Once Hawked Alongside Billionaire Igbinedion
What Buhari Has Done To Bandits Is Worse Than Declaring Them Terrorists – Garba Shehu
1 Killed, 3 Injured As Gunmen Invade Herders’ Camp In Abuja
PDP Crisis: Secondus Withdraws From NEC Meeting, Asks Deputy To Take Charge
24 Hours Curfew: Jos Residents Decry Shortage Of Food Items, Price Hike
Save Nigeria Now, Group Tells IBB, OBJ
UNICEF To Offer Mental Health Support To Freed Tegina Students
NERC Approves Power Tariff Hike For DisCos As EKEDC Disowns Notice
How Nigerian Women Earn Money From Dilka
Crack In Gombe APC As Yahaya-Goje Feud Festers
How To Deal With Insecurity In Nigeria – APC Chieftain
PDP Convention: Stakeholders To Decide On Zoning Sept. 9
Secondus’ Fate Hangs As PDP Fixes October 31 For Convention
Paralympics: Ejike, Olaitan Win Bronze For Nigeria In Powerlifting
2021 NPFL Season, Best So Far – Shehu Dikko
Teqball: Braveheart Wins Nigeria Challenger Series Mixed Doubles
War Queens Academy Wins Ogun AFFAN U-15 Female Basketball Tourney
Weightlifting: Dickson Dominates 87kg At Champion Of Champions In Uyo
Nine Things To Know About Victor Uwaifo
FG Develops Plan On Teaching Science, Tech
6 Arrested In Rescue Of Kidnapped Kwara University Student
General Danjuma Saw It Coming
The Price Of Prestige Projects
NDA Attack: An Assault Too Many…
Who Is Behind The NDA Invasion?
The Dangers Of Stereotyping


DELTA @ 30: Amuka, Clark, Ovia, Elumelu, Okonjo-Iweala, others bag lifetime achievement awards
BREAKING: Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan pays homage to Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III [PHOTOS]
Abandoned 9-month-old girl rescued in Ebonyi
Hyde Onuaguluchi to Ugwuanyi: Are you a product of zoning?
Plateau legislators visit victims of Jos attacks
How police rescued abandoned 9-month-old girl child in Ebonyi
PDP convention to hold in Abuja
Two die, one injured in Ogun multiple accidents
Beneficiaries excited as FG pays backlog of conditional cash transfer
Dance Moves: Yemie Fash, motorists reward traffic warden for exceptional service in Ondo
Plateau legislators visit victims of Jos attacks
Police rescue abandoned 9-month-old girl child in Ebonyi
COVID-19: Nigeria’s infection rate hits 199,333 –NCDC
Rivers Boat Shooting Incident: Ijaw urges probe of erring soldiers
Bandits free 32 more kidnapped Bethel Baptist students
Abandoned 9-month-old girl rescued in Ebonyi
Delta 2023: Deltans should meet, agree on guber zoning — Asagba of Asaba
Hypertension, Diabetes: 500 patients in Sokoto to benefit from free medical outreach
In session: PDP’s 92nd NEC meeting
PARALYPIC GAMES: Lucy Ejike pushed to bronze
Petroleum marketers call off strike in Imo
Presidency’s media attack on Gov Ortom counterproductive, demeans FG before Nigerians – Middle Belt group
We’re working round the clock to resolve all legal disputes in PDP – Ortom
At 30, Taraba is major producer of rice in Nigeria — Gov Ishaku
2023: We’ll work against you if… — Group warns PDP
PGF DG gives conditions for state police in Nigeria
Plateau legislators visit victims of Jos attacks
Cross River: There was no robbery incident at Transcorp Hotel ― Police
We make brisk business operating late night – Kaduna motorcyclists
Israel sees 10,000 new coronavirus cases for first time since January
FG approves Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine
Balogun’s book ‘ll contribute to growth of basketball in Nigeria – Adoki, Ogunade
World Athletics U-20: SWAN applauds Okowa for outstanding performance
Onwuzurike ‘begged’ to run for Nigeria at Nairobi 2021
Ex-Nigeria int’l ‘Ayaya’ releases his autobiography
El-Rufai victim of his own standards — Gerald Ilukwe, Kaduna Chief Information Officer

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