News Headlines Aug 3, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 3, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Oke Ogun youth agric summit holds Thursday
BREAKING: Ese Brume wins Nigeria’s first medal in Tokyo 2020
AUGUST 3, 2021
Row over housing deficit
Fiendish arson, fiendish trial
Nagging questions for APC
Lagos to float housing fund
Haven Homes boss advises young entreprenuers
Path to growth, by experts
NIS seeks FAAN’s assistance for airport facility
NAHCO fetes stakeholders
‘Buhari to close unemployment gap’
CBN to monitor banks’ foreign exchange sale
‘Financing gap for women in agric hits $15.6b’
Clampdown on forex to BDCs: breather for economy
Strengthening digital infrastructure for AfCFTA
MTN showcases entrepreneurship
Visa not only a card firm…
Building social innovators
Recognising advertising creativity
Game changer?
Well-grounded jurist
Sad story of the super-cop
Abba Kyari: The trouble with Nigerian Police
Worrying trend in SSCE and UTME results
Dangerous gambits
Extraordinary times
Buni as APC interim chairman, a nullity ab initio
Desperate for bread
Entries open for ISN medical lab scientist of the year award
Why LASUTH is breaking new frontiers, by CMD
Sugar council gets SON’s ISO 9001 certificate
Riding on COVID-19 waves for economic growth
APC, PDP sink deeper into crises ahead 2023 elections
Commonwealth monitoring Twitter ban
LADOL’s Unending Failures to Nigeria as a Zone Operator
Varsities to get N30bn revitalisation fund next week, says Ngige
Kanu is firm, stable, says lawyer
BBNaija Shine ya Eye: Beatrice, Yerins, Niyi, Yousef, Whitemoney up for eviction
BREAKING: IGP appoints DCP Disu to replace suspended Abba Kyari
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Yousef admits having a crush on Liquorose
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Cross says Angel doesn’t want a serious relationship with Sammie
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Big Brother rewards, punishes housemate
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Boma emerges new and first male Head of House
‘Igboho filed for asylum before arrest’
Lagos records six COVID-19 deaths daily in one week
11 locations where the sun never sets
Kaduna SIECOM postpones council polls for third time
Cuppy’s ‘Pink Penthouse’ to make appearance on #MTVCribs
Jega to voters: reject PDP, APC in 2023
Igboho seeks court order against bank account blocking
Buhari celebrates Omo-Agege at 58
Gunmen kill businessman in Aba
11 Nollywood actors/actresses who died in 2021
Police arrest alleged financier of IPOB/ESN, 25 others in hotel
DSS produces 8 detained Igboho’s associates in court
2Baba declares July 11 ‘Sound Sultan Day’
Senate President felicitates Omo-Agege at 58
10 prominent Nigerians who died in July 2021
Be ruthless with criminals, Lalong directs security agencies
If Davido sacks Israel DMW, we will protest – Deji Adeyanju
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Liquorose advises Beatrice to remain strong
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Angel examines Pere’s manhood in truth or dare game
DBN doubles loan portfolio to N215.1bn
FCT Chief Judge appointed NJI’s Administrator
Fans react as Kiddwaya shares photos with DJ Cuppy
Labourer gets 6 strokes of cane for stealing 2 generators
How Hushpuppi landed in trouble, by Mompha
Hushpuppi: Police begin Kyari probe
Buju links up with Wizkid, others days after public outrage
My husband beats, starves me, divorce seeking Woman tells court
Three die as police rescue abducted wife of Benue’s commissioner
NYSC urges corp members to adhere to COVID-19 precautions
Hushpuppi: Please beg Davido not to sack me, Israel DMW wails
Treat every day as special, Alibaba advises
BREAKING: Wrestling to fetch Nigeria first medal at Tokyo 2020
VIDEO: Blessing Oborududu celebrates after qualifying for final of the women’s freestyle 68kg in wrestling
Anyim, Egwu allege attacks, killings of opposition members in Ebonyi
COVID-19: A’Ibom orders 1m doses of vaccines
Boy with heart problem needs N4.5m for surgery
JUST IN: DSS produces 8 detained Igboho’s associates in court
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I knew Pere was my second wild card, says Maria
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Ebuka discloses wildcards to housemates
Two TASUED students die after taking sniper
Living on online begging
How to save naira from forex backlash, by experts
PHOTOS: DSS brings detained Sunday Igboho’s associates to court
Ganduje, Fashola, Okorocha for lecture
PCN inducts 159 foreign-trained pharmacists
‘Compel National Assembly to aid Southeast’s exit’
Masari recounts God’s blessings on Katsina
Jigawa to immunise 1.7m children against polio
Varsity to educate kids from conflict zones
Another strike: Warning to Ngige and ASUU
Group protests ‘hijack’ of Katsina teachers’ appointment
US-based Nigerian urges Okowa to build pedestrian bridge
Govt insensitive to masses’ plight, says bishop
Oniga’s death a national tragedy, says Elumelu
Sanwo-Olu: Lagos councils must deliver
Jonathan’s wife urges women on peace building
Fed Govt trains independent monitors in Bayelsa
‘We’ll accept your decision on Enugu governorship’
Insecurity: Nigeria needs 1m personnel, says ex-Defence minister
Lagos agency to build 13.16km rural access roads
Ondo seals off three houses for not having toilets
Utomi, others rate Sanwo-Olu’s administration high
Govt develops App to monitor environment
Oyo council poll: Tribunal dismisses LP’s petition
NLC hails Kwara govt over council promotion arrears


CBN: No Plan to Convert Bank Customers’ Foreign Currency into Naira
Sanwo-Olu: Lagos Recorded 4,300 Cases, 30 Fatalities in July
•Says only 1% of Lagos residents vaccinated
Jega: e-Transmission of Results a Global Practice, Nigeria Can’t Lag Behind
•Joins PRP, advises Nigerians not to vote APC, PDP •Ruling, opposition parties reply ex-INEC chair
IG Replaces Kyari, Appoints DCP Tunji Disu as Head of Intelligence Response Team
Breaking: FG Receives 4m Doses of Moderna Vaccines from US
FOREX: CBN to Monitor Banks for Compliance, Reassures Customers
FG to Make Cash Transfer to 200,000 Senior Citizens Impacted
Obaseki: Edo Is Prepared for Delta Variant of COVID-19
Babalakin Calls for Overhaul of Law Practice in Nigeria
Malami: Buhari’s Govt Respecting Human Rights
NNPC Will Protect Nigeria’s Interest in Divesting Oil Companies, Kyari Assures
FG Threatens to Sanction Striking Doctors
Kyari Out, Disu in as IG Rejigs Intelligence Response Team
APC Ward Congresses Null and Void, Says Ozekhome
DSS Produces only Eight Igboho’s Aides in Court
Itsekiri Leader Asks Court to Restrain Buhari from Constituting NDDC…
Lagos Police Arrest Two Suspected Drug Peddlers
U.S. Mission Visits Lekki Deep Sea Port
SUBEB Chairman Accuses PDP of Murdering Education in Katsina
FG to Be Compelled to Investigate Attacks Against Journalists
Okonkwo: Fixing Anambra’s Infrastructure Requires $10bn
Yakkasai Expresses Worry over EFCC’s Action against Saraki
Buni: APC will Respect Choice of Leaders at Ward, Subsequent Congresses
Osinbajo: Nigeria Has Integrated Job Creation in Major Policies
Arms Control Center to Start Marking Weapon-holding by Security Agencies
Gov. Abiodun of Ogun Loses Dad
New FCT High Court CJ Becomes NJI’s Administrator
UAC of Nigeria Reports N46.5bn Revenue in H1 2021
APC May Annul Last Week’s Ward Congresses
Women’s Groups Seek End to Child Marriage in Anambra
Akpabio Congratulates Akwa United FC For Lifting the NPFL Cup
The Legality or Otherwise of Public Parade of Suspects by Security…
Whether Writ of Summons Can Serve as Statutory Notice to…
A Tone-Deaf Judiciary and its Waning Legitimacy
Nigeria Quits Maritime Regional Body over Electoral Illegalities
As Governor, Aregbesola Didn’t Sign One Death Warrant’
Mining Contribution to GDP Unacceptable, Says NEITI
Tension in Bayelsa as Baraza Customers Plan Massive Protest over Unpaid…
Human Trafficking: 95% of Victims are Female
NBA Lagos Law Week: Preparing Lawyers for Technological Advancement
Judge Decries Absence of Law to Regulate Nigerian Electronic Transactions
Archbishop Chukwuma Denies Involvement in Kanu’s Repatriation
‘Executing Death-Row Prisoners to Reduce Prison Congestion is Outrageous’
Bozimo Tasks Judiciary Workers to Enhance their Performance
Megamound Partners Lagos to Deliver Affordable Housing
Breaking: FG Receives 4m Doses of Moderna Vaccines from US
FOREX: CBN to Monitor Banks for Compliance, Reassures Customers
Nigeria Records 3,500 New Cases of COVID-19 in Seven Days
Yakkasai Expresses Worry over EFCC’s Action against Saraki
Parents of Abducted Islamiyya School Girls Kicked against Military Operation, Says…
Take Advantage of Free Skill Acquisition Training, Tambuwal Urges NYSC Members
Buhari Felicitates with Deputy Senate President, Omo-Agege, at 58
Groups Laud CBN’s Ban on Forex Sale to BDC Operators
APC Ward Congress: Delta Caucus Passes Vote of Confidence on Buni,…
Augusto & Co Assigns ‘AAA’, Stable Outlook on DBN
First Bank Reiterates Commitment to Support Education
CBN: No Plan to Convert Bank Customers’ Foreign Currency into Naira
•Strengthens supervision of banks’ compliance with new FX regime
National Sugar Council Receives SON’s Quality Management Certification
AfCFTA: What ECOWAS Has for Nigerian Manufacturers
Tackling Intractable Cooking Gas Supply Challenge
Merits in CBN Stoppage Sales of Forex to BDCs
MTN Announces Plans for 20th Anniversary Celebration in Nigeria
Most Houses in Nigeria are Overpriced, Says Property Crew MD
FCTA: Satellite Towns Waste Removal Costs N8bn Annually
Lagos Reviews Regularisation of Property, Documentation Over 100%
Millennial Bay Residences Excites Investors
Nigeria, Ghana Navies Strengthen Ties over Security Threats, Train 19
Kane Abandons Spurs Training Amid Speculations over His Future
Olympiacos Sign Monaco Forward, Onyekuru, on Permanent Deal
Balogun, Aribo Eye UCL Spot with Rangers Tonight
Canada Upset USA to Set up Sweden Final
Akpabio Congratulates Akwa Utd FC for Lifting NPFL Title
Red-hot Eunisell Boot Award Race on the Cards
Abba Kyari: A Fall From Grace
Is Kano Regressing to the 14th Century?

The Punch

We’ll protect citizen from IPOB’s sit-at-home threat – Anambra, police
We won’t ban okada business in Gombe, says SSG
PDP youth leader, arrested for attacking Buhari, SGF on Facebook, jailed one year
$2.4m ransom paid for kidnapped students’ release in 2020 – Report
Hushpuppi saga: IGP appoints ex-Lagos RRS boss to replace Kyari in IRT
Rising COVID-19 cases: NESG, LCCI fear fresh lockdown, FG plans tough actions against third wave
[BREAKING] Tokyo Olympics: Long jumper Ese Brume wins first medal for Nigeria
Buni: Osinbajo, govs begin talks as fear grips APC
Soldier stabs Ibadan tailor for alleged disrespect
Oyo 60-year-old man lands in prison for alleged rape of girl, 14
Benue demolishes building used to keep commissioner’s wife, kidnappers killed
Yoruba Nation rally: Coroner’s inquest into salesgirl’s death begins
Naira strengthens to 512/$1, banks sell dollar for N412
Forex supply: CBN assures customers of banks’ compliance
NNPC plans policy guidelines for divesting IOC partners
Nigeria’s PMI hits 18-month high in July — Report
Saraki’s EFCC invitation to scuttle his 2023 presidential bid – Yakasai
We haven’t received any complaint on Oyo APC congresses – Panel
30 caskets, four vehicles, three bikes destroyed in Imo hotel invasion
Kano Assembly gives LG chairmen ultimatum to swear-in officials
Oborududu guns for Olympic wrestling gold today
Club Brugge offer Okereke to Besiktas
Finally, an HMO that changes the game makes a grand entry
Secret ways to make money online with Cryptocurrency
How foreigners can apply for Nigerian visa
BBNaija S6: Fans enraged as Maria nominates Whitemoney for eviction
BBNaija S6: Whitemoney, Yousef, three others nominated for eviction in 2nd week


Garba Emerges NJI Administrator
COVID-19 3rd Wave: Federal Govt Declares Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Kano, FCT Hotbeds
NASC, NESG Unveil Plant Variety Protection Act 2021
Gambari Decorates Newly Promoted Police Officers
Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Against Soludo As APGA Candidate
Federal Govt Declares Meeting With ASUU Successful, To Release N30bn
Federal Govt Executing 895 Road, Bridge Contracts, Says Fashola
Military, Police Chiefs Renew Efforts To Check Illicit Arms Flow
Lawyers, NGOs Welcome Ban On Forex For BDCs
Doctors’ Strike Cripples Activities In Public Hospitals
FALLOUT OF S’COURT JUDGEMENT: Osinbajo, APC Governors, Ministers Explore ‘Safe’ Options
Reject APC, PDP In 2023, Jega Tells Nigerians
Forex: CBN Assures Customers Of Banks’ Compliance
Discordant Tunes Over APC Ward Congresses
COVID-19 Vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna To Raise Prices For Europe – Report
Tokyo Olympics: AIU Says 10 Nigerian Athletes Were Not Banned
Team Nigeria Wins First Tokyo Olympics Medal
Tokyo 2020: Oborududu Becomes First Nigerian To Reach Wrestling Final
2020 Tokyo: Minister Hails Amusan After 4th Place Finish
BBNaija 6: Whitemoney, Yousef, Niyi, Beatrice, Yerins Up For Eviction
BBNaija 6: Pere Declares Love For Maria
[EDITORIAL] Catalysing Economic Recovery Post COVID-19
[COLUMN] Sovereignty And Abba Kyari’s Pending Extradition

The Sun

DSS fails to produce 4 out of detained Igboho’s aides in court
Osun Osogbo festivities begin with traditional cleansing
Umeh’s committee can’t unite APGA ahead poll –Udenkwo
Ugwuanyi to meet Enugu-born aircraft inventor
We’re yet to see worst of COVID-19 pandemic, FG warns
Hospitals discharge patients as doctors’ strike enters day 2
NNPC lists conditions for oil majors’ divestment
Police kill 3 suspected kidnappers
Way out of Boko Haram logjam –Onaiyekan
Senate midterm report: 16 ex-govs sponsor 84 bills
IRT: IGP names Disu to replace Abba Kyari
Bandits worse security risk than IPOB, Igboho –Shehu Sani
You can’t compare us with APC, PDP tells Jega
Ward Congresses: APC moves to reconcile aggrieved members
…Osinbajo, govs, ministers developing safe option after Supreme Court ruling
We’ll shock APGA, PDP, APC on November 6 –SDP
MAN unfolds 50th anniversary programmes
Sterling Bank partners EKSG on e-medical record
Banks set up teller points to sell FX to retail customers
New SME centred portal launched
Wema Bank records N4.3bn pre-tax profit
Amusan becomes first Nigerian to qualify for 100m hurdles final
Egbe congratulates Bayelsa Utd
Onyekuru happy with Olympiacos move
Dear Olusegun Odebunmi
Promoting secrecy in an open government?
Reading the constitution with fraud
Hurrah, women have arrived in banking!
Electoral act amendment, INEC and political hypocrisy
MAN unfolds 50th anniversary programmes
Strategies for rural development using cooperative societies
Electronic transmission of election results and other matters
Halting the cholera epidemic
Federal Housing Authority Board and the Fashola challenge
Gov Sanwo-Olu running all-inclusive government –Ogbonna, Ohanaeze president, Lagos
Fishermen in troubled waters
Delta police nab 70 suspected kidnappers, others
Gov Sanwo-Olu running all-inclusive government –Ogbonna, Ohanaeze president, Lagos


Corruption: Don’t compare us with PDP, APC counsels Jega
Makinde returns seven former Oyo commissioners
Police nab abductors of wife of Oyo APC youth leader, other suspects
NGX: Investors gain N30.1bn as market begins August with positive sentiments
Firm hosts Nigerian Idol top 11, seeks to support youth-themed events
BDCs: Lawyers, NGO hail CBN’s move on forex supply
Tambuwal tasks corps members to take advantage of camp training
Access Bank to give 1,000 women free breast, cervical screening
Labourer gets 6 strokes of the cane for stealing two generators
Imo Police arrest five suspected cultists, kidnapper
FCMB gets $50m from AfDB, increases lending to high impact businesses
Nigeria exits MOWCA over election procedure irregularities by Guinea,…
FMC Abeokuta joins NARD strike
Enugu gov to meet student who made miniature aircraft…
FG inaugurates NHRC Governing Council
Resident doctors’ strike has paralysed our job ― FMC…
Firm hosts Nigerian Idol top 11, seeks to support…
Crown Agents Bank: Senate gives AGF 60 days to present share…
Oyo NYSC coordinator tasks corps members on nation-building
IGP names DCP Tunji Disu as head, Police Intelligence…
Tambuwal tasks corps members to take advantage of camp…
Access Bank to give 1,000 women free breast, cervical…
Mother, daughter, motorcyclist killed as truck rams into…
Moderna vaccine: Sanwo-Olu expresses hope of Lagos getting…
Doctors’ strike: Consultants take charge of patients…
Abiodun donates land to NDLEA, hands over van, motorcycles…
Corruption: Don’t compare us with PDP, APC counsels…
Dangote Cement posts resilient performance in first half…
Rivers finally closes down Trans Amadi Slaughter Market
Makinde returns seven former Oyo commissioners
Lekki deepwater sea port, free zone, great strides despite…
Ayade reviews security situation, relaxes curfew
CJN appoints Justice Garba as new NJI administrator
PDP to Jega: APC and Buhari failed Nigerians, not PDP
Delta variant: Nigeria’s COVID-19 positive ratio up by 6 per…
Court grants counsel to Sunday Igboho’s aides request…
Road projects construction: FG to verify Kebbi’s N2bn…
Christian pilgrims to Jordan return, trip worthy and…
Resident doctors’ strike has paralysed our job ― FMC…
Crown Agents Bank: Senate gives AGF 60 days to present share…
NGX: Investors gain N30.1bn as market begins August with…
Osun Osogbo festivities begin with traditional cleansing as…
No petition, complaint received about APC ward congress in…
Oyo NYSC coordinator tasks corps members on nation-building
Ogun gov loses father at 89
Abiodun donates land to NDLEA, hands over van, motorcycles…
Tambuwal tasks corps members to take advantage of camp…
Ayade reviews security situation, relaxes curfew
Dangote Cement posts resilient performance in first half…
PDP to Jega: APC and Buhari failed Nigerians, not PDP
H1’2021: Dangote Sugar records 27.8 per cent increase in revenue
Stanbic IBTC reiterates benefits of pension transfer window
The oath of secrecy at the State House
The aesthetics of performance and orality in Na’Allah’s Dadakuada
Public wellbeing through voluntary tax compliance
Another strike: Warning to Ngige and ASUU
Accounting for Ogun’s rising investment profile
Yejide Girls’ Grammar School rewards excellence at prize-giving event
Fed Poly Bida matriculates 3,500 students
Excitement as DAW EMPIRE hits African market with frontline digital solutions

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