News Headlines Aug 30, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 30, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Lightning kills two siblings in Osun
Gunmen kill Senator Na’Allah’s son
Five killed in Osun, Rivers, Kwara
Man swallows 87 wraps of cocaine
Plateau, police dismiss report of attack on bus passengers
Security stepped up in Oyo after robbers write bank
Lagos recommences cash transfer to beneficiaries
Court upholds FRSC’s power to fine motorists without trial
Lagos trains soldiers’ wives
Lagos, Enugu resume COVID-19 vaccination
Akaraonye lauds organisers of Aisha Buhari tourney
Masari urges members to defend APC
D’Tigers’ quarter final search continues after CIV loss
NAFDAC seeks tougher laws against fake products makers, sellers
uLesson counts gains of cricket camp for kids
Tokyo 2020 hero Oborududu honoured in Yenagoa
Groups battle sexual violence in communities
NALPGAM gets new President
Obasanjo, Ooni urge Olota to unite subjects
COREN orders Kwara agency to demolish two schools in Offa
Oyetola receives indigenes evacuated from Jos
Why revenue formula needs review, by RMAFC
NIRSAL, others to launch business school for farmers
Govt unaware of planned electricity tariffs hike
Speaker commiserates with PDP on chairman’s, others’ deaths
Immigration admits poor border management
Tinubu passionate about Nigeria, says Obasa
Alaafin: I’m the only king qualified to confer titles that cover Yoruba land
DPR quakes over retirement of directors
Zenith Bank posts N117b profit before tax
Former IOC boss Rogge dies at 79
Southeast residents: we no longer trust security agencies
Omolayo wins second gold
Awoniyi grabs third goal for Union Berlin
GOtv Boxing Night 23: Real One vows to punish Amateifo
Kogi gets hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber
UAE travel: Emirates suspends flights on Nigeria routes till Sept. 5
Solid Balogun hailed after Rangers win
QATAR 2022 QUALIFIERS: Rohr wary of Lone Star
PANDEF, IYC, others flay absence of regional Southsouth regional security outfit
Aisha Buhari Cup: Morocco’s El Haj dreams glory
Oldies: Substantial care, not symbolisms
Guitar Boy
APC states to allocate 15% of budget to healthcare
Fed Govt accuses NMA of failing to fulfil agreement
DPR reopens five sealed filling stations
Foundation empowers over 205 youths
Tributes pour for music icon Victor Uwaifo
Govt postpones Nigeria@60 award
NGE annual conference to hold October 21, 22
Ezekwesili is Yale Varsity’s senior fellow
Ohanaeze warns Uzodimma against backing out of anti-open grazing agreement
Attack on NDA
Aregbesola will ensure my success, says Oyetola
Crisis: PDP toes familiar path ahead of 2023
Life and Times of Emmanuel Adesanya, father of Dapo Abiodun
Kaduna confirms killing of Captain Na Allah, one other
Alaafin: I’m only Oba qualified to confer titles covering Yorubaland
Six celebrities who died in August 2021
Presidency, Ortom in fresh war of words
My 100-year odyssey, by centenarian ex-railway man
Akpabio under fire over 3% HOSCOM fund
BREAKING: Maria evicted from #BBNaija Show
BREAKING: JMK, Sammie evicted from #BBNaija
Lightening kills two siblings in Osun
APC States plan 15 per cent budget allocation to health
Gunmen kill two, abduct three in Osun village
Depay scores as Barca beat Getafe
D’Tigers lose to Cote d’Ivoire, fail to gain automatic AfroBasket quarter-final ticket
At 30, Kogi is safest, says Bello
BREAKING: Gunmen kill Sen. Na Allah’s eldest son in Kaduna
BREAKING: Greenwood’s late strike give Man Utd win over Wolves
Don Jazzy hosts SayRahChips, BILS
Tottenham maintain perfect season start as Son’s header sinks Watford
Gunmen kill one, abduct one in Kwara
BREAKING: Borno meets over surrendered Boko Haram fighters
Bandits kill two, as troops rescue three commuters in Kaduna
Tinubu hale and healthy, says Obasa
Woman jailed for killing husband, 30 others freed from Kano prison
FG to amend labour laws, says Keyamo
Sir Victor Uwaifo didn’t die of COVID-19 complications – Family
Court upholds FRSC’s power to fine motorists without trial
Vigilante-turned kidnappers kill man in attempted abduction
Orji Kalu mourns music legend, Victor Uwaifo
NARD Strike: NMA gives FG 21 days to resolve issues with doctors
Bright Chimezie, Dele Momudu, Bisi Olatilo pay tributes to late Uwaifo
‘How LASACO grew stakeholders’ value despite challenges’
NDLEA arrests suspected kingpin for ingesting 87 wraps of cocaine
#BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Tit bits from Saturday night party
Released Tegina Islamiyya school pupils reunited with parents
NSA: no rift with Amnesty Administrator over tenure extension
Ayuba, Runsewe, Tee Mac pay tributes to late Uwaifo


Breaking: Bandits Kill Senator Na’Allah’s Son, Two Others in Kaduna
Secondus Absent as PDP NEC Approves October Convention
Nigeria Still Africa’s Biggest Economy after South Africa Rebased GDP
NNPC Spends N541.65bn on Petrol Subsidy in Six Months
NALDA’s Farm Estate Targets 3,000 Youths in Kogi
JCI Set to Organise Africa, Middle East Conference
Gafaar Charges Participants to Unlock Potentials with Lagos Sports Summer…
Oluwo Confers Chieftaincy Titles on Dele Momodu, Wife
Breaking: Bandits Kill Senator Na’Allah’s Son, Two Others in Kaduna
Emefiele Bags Award for Championing Women’s Cause
APC States Align with FG on 15% Annual Allocation, Release to…
COVID-19: Lagos Commences Administration of AstraZeneca Vaccine Aug 30
Emefiele Bags Award for Championing Women’s Cause
RATTAWU Leadership Crisis Heightens as Faction Canvasses for Caretaker Committee
Prison Decongestion: 31 Inmates Released in Kano
SERAP Sues FG, Seeks Details of Payment of N729bn to Poor…
Coalition Condemn Harassment of Usman, Sadiku
Diaspora Remittances Hit $34bn as Nigerian Migrant Workers Top List
Startup Secures $26.5m Financing to Boost Female, Students’ Inclusiveness
Nwokoma: Government Must Address Insecurity to Spur Economic Growth
‘Africa Lacks Production Capacity to Meet Local Demand for Oil Palm’
Rent4Less Raises $1m to Entrench Monthly Rental Culture in Africa
FIRS, NCC, Galaxy Backbone, Others to Promote e-Government Adoption
Paxful Launches Savings Solution to Underpin Wealth Preservation
Like Sulhu, Unlike Amnesty
FIBA Afrobasket: D’Tigers Lose to Côte d’Ivoire
Spurs Hammer Watford to Maintain Perfect Start to New Season
Arsenal Working on Agreement to End Willian contract
Messi Makes PSG Debut But Mbappe Takes the Shine
Moroccan Star Focuses on Leaving Lagos with Aisha Buhari Cup
*Troost-Ekong, Etebo, Dennis in Action as Watford Fall against Spurs
Towards Preserving the Value of the Naira

The Punch

21-day notice: Strike dangerous now, FG begs doctors, NMA, ministry disagree
Imo indigenes abroad demand probe of oil workers’ killing
Plateau killings: Assembly resolutions advisory, says commissioner, MBF backs lawmakers
No plan to sack striking resident doctors – Lagos
Give peace a change, Presidency begs Jos residents, others
Peterside doubts NNPC N287bn profit, challenges corporation
Senator Na’Allah’s son, two others killed in Kaduna
Ogun hoodlum beats, rapes 27-year-old woman over greeting ‘offence’
Lightning kills two in Osun community
I returned to school because my children laughed at me – 65-year-old farmer
Importer excretes 87 cocaine wraps at Abuja airport
CwA pledges to ensure Africa’s post-pandemic recovery
Firm to invest $14.7m in Ekiti agric project
FG implements cooking gas imports tax, price jumps by 100%
$2bn petrochemical plant’ll produce 77 grades of plastic products – Dangote
PDP crisis: Litigation threatens October convention
Presidency: Mistrust affecting S’East chances, says APC group
Ex-PDP chieftain seeks support for Abdulrazaq’s second term bid
Borno NASS caucus proposes settlement for repentant terrorists
La Liga table, leading scorers after Sunday’s matches
Giroud, Abraham open Serie A accounts as Milan, Roma win
Ligue 1: Mbappe steals the show as PSG beat Reims on Messi’s debut
Man United break Arsenal’s record as Tottenham top EPL table
BBNaija: Why I shed tears after Maria’s eviction –Michael
BBNaija: ‘It’s unfortunate, shocking’, Maria, fans react to eviction
Sammie evicted from BBNaija Season Six
BREAKING: Maria evicted from BBNaija show


‘Kaduna Has The Biggest Mining Facility In Nigeria’
[COLUMN] Striking The Soul Of The Nation
Ex-PDP Chieftain, Sagaya, Endorses Kwara Gov For Second Term
Group Commends FCT Minister On Resettlement Policy
NDLEA Arrests Suspected Drug Kingpin At Abuja Airport With Cocaine
EFCC’s Invitation: Al-Makura’s Has Nothing To Hide – Group
Plateau Killings: After Losing 19 Family Members, Man Seeks Police Station In Yelwa Zangam
ICPC Recovers N53bn From Real Estate Developer For FMBN
Be Proactive In Managing Security, Editors Tell Government
Community Pharmacists To Train 200 Members On Vaccination
SEPTEMBER 1 OPEN GRAZING BAN DEADLINE: We Won’t Recognise Your Anti-grazing Policy, Miyetti Allah Tells Southern Governors
Ex-PDP Chieftain, Sagaya, Endorses Kwara Gov For Second Term
Stop Endangering Nigeria Democracy, Tukur Tells APC, PDP
APC States To Allocate 15% Annual Budget To Health
Coca-Cola, WWF Extend Partnership On Climate Action, Water Stewardship Targets
Mudiame Varsity, Institute To Boost Nigeria’s Local Content, Trains For Shell, NCDMB
NESG Predicts Slower Economic Growth For Rest Of 2021
Singapore Vaccinates 80 Percent Of Population
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Omolayo Wins Gold In 79kg Para-powerlifting
Learning Igbo My Biggest Challenge In Playing Nneka – Idia
[EDITORIAL] Carnage On Nigerian Roads
[COLUMN] Striking The Soul Of The Nation

The Sun

Nigeria only existing in name now –Methodist archbishop
Uwaifo: Pneumonia cause of death not COVID-19 –Son
COVID-19: Lagos resumes administration of AstraZeneca vaccine
Editors charge FG to be proactive, creative in security management
Knocks over FG’s statement on bandits
Insecurity: Defend yourselves against attackers, CAN advises
Flood wreaks havoc in Imo community, residents abandon homes
NARD strike: NMA gives FG 21 days to resolve issues with doctors
Lagos council poll: How I was rigged out –Mustapha
Enugu flags off second phase of COVID-19 vaccination
Leave IPOB, ESN alone, save pupils, students from bandits, bishop tells FG
Attempts to malign Uzodimma’s name’ll be resisted –Ebegbulem
Okonkwo promises to produce 1,000 millionaires annually if elected governor
Labour Party candidate vows to create enabling environment for business to thrive
Accord party blasts Obiano on moribund security CCTV/gadgets
More political heavyweights from PDP, APGA, others’ll defect to APC soonest –Andy Uba
APC states resolve to establish health emergency trust fund
NGX creates hybrid market, access to capital via bonds
FX market turnover on FMDQ hits N5.14trn
Modular refinery: Stakeholders seek tax holiday to grow capacity
Experts back CBN’s action to accelerate 206trn scf gas reserves with N250bn
Nigeria attracts $5bn oil, gas investments in 5 years
Biu makes case for Olympic golf
Afrobasket 2021: D’Tigers fall to Cote d’ Ivoire, through to quarters
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Omolayo wins Nigeria’s second gold medal
Former IOC president Rogge dies at 79
IGP Open Squash Challenge: Onaopemipo, Rufiat win, cart away prize money
Sword of damocles
50 golden lessons of life (3)
Desecration at beautiful gate
Buhari’s fear of failure
Social media fraud
Church empowers missionaries in Anambra’s remote areas
Sword of damocles
FX market turnover on FMDQ hits N5.14trn
Modular refinery: Stakeholders seek tax holiday to grow capacity
Experts back CBN’s action to accelerate 206trn scf gas reserves with N250bn
Insecurity: North in darkest era of retrogression –Prof. Magaji

Daily Trust

Buhari Directs Recall Of 11 ‘Wrongfully’ Retired DPR Directors
Re: Fintiri And The Burden Of Debt
Need To Change Strategy To Boost Oil Palm Production
Attention Governor Buni
Airports Concession Must Be Done Right
My Goal In Digital Agriculture
How Kebbi Senator’s Son Was Killed – Kaduna Govt
PHOTOS: The House Where Kebbi Senator’s Son Was Murdered
Kebbi Senator’s Son Murdered In Kaduna
Hisbah: Why We Treat The Rich And Poor Differently
Amaechi: Stealing Done Quietly Under This Government
Jos Crisis: ‘Attack’ On Luxurious Buses Fake News, Says Governor
Lightning Strikes Two Siblings Dead In Osun
Doctors’ Strike: FG Attacks NMA Over 21-Day Ultimatum
Jos Crisis: APC Accuses PDP Of Inciting Plateau Citizens
Again, Emirates Extends Suspension Of Nigerian Flights
Zenith Bank Records N117bn Profit Before Tax In H1
NPA Sets New Guidelines For Barge Operations At Seaports
FG To Support Kano Firm’s Products For Global Competition
FAAN Contractors Cry Out Over N140bn Debt
Ortom, Benue APC Trade Tackles Over Buhari
Gombe APC Passes Vote Of Confidence On Gov Yahaya
2023: Our Katsina Outing Hopeful For Osinbajo Presidency — Group
I’ll Raise 1000 Millionaires Each Year If Elected Governor Of Anambra – Okonkwo
Tokyo Paralympics: Omolayo Wins Nigeria’s Second Gold Medal
Emir Of Kano Watches As Cote D’Ivoire Tame D’Tigers
Olaitan Ibrahim Sad Despite Winning Bronze Medal
Son Fires Tottenham Top Of Premier League
Greenwood Gets Man Utd Off The Hook At Wolves
BBNaija: JMK, Sammie, And Maria Evicted
Maikori, Ema, Six Foot Plus, Madaki Head Panel For ‘Money In The Game’ Theme Song
Platini P Releases Much-Anticipated Single, Shumuleta
American Who Kicked Against COVID Measures Dies From Virus
COVID-19: Experts Seek Increased Investment In Preparedness, Response
Family Sponsors Free Medical Outreach For 500 Patients In Sokoto
953 Communities Renounce FGM In Five States -UNICEF
66 Hospitalised As Cholera Kills 8 In Kogi
Jos Crisis: OPSH Warns Citizens Against Inciting Videos, Messages
Flood: NEMA Issues Emergency Lines To FCT Residents
Cleric Urges Nigerians To Pray For Peace
One Dies As Tanker Rams Into Vehicles In Anambra – FRSC
Organisation Supports 50 Pregnant Women

The Guardian

Despite approvals, absence of port scanners costs government N800b monthly
NMA threatens to join doctors strike, gives FG 21-day ultimatum
Musa, Iwobi, Ekong expected today as Eagles’ camp opens in Lagos
‘Nigeria needs new revenue-sharing formula to address emerging challenges’
WIMBIZ decries low female representation in public sector leadership
NRC, NSCC to enhance capacity of senior citizens
Obaseki, Okowa, UNIBEN, Idahosa mourn Uwaifo
Again, gunmen kill three, abduct two in Rivers community
Imo evacuates stranded students in UNIJOS
Ize-Iyamu, others commend Edo government on COVID-19 vaccination
Obasanjo weeps, regrets mother’s early death
APC free to shun Benue stakeholders meeting, says Ortom
Cross River plans paternity leave, six months maternity break for nursing mothers
How Omolayo stunned Tokyo with new Paralympic record
Morocco’s ambition is to win Aisha Buhari Cup
D’Tigers lose to Côte d’Ivoire, continue search for quarterfinal ticket
Nigeria, Italy battle for World U-19 Volleyball Championship quarterfinals ticket
‘Nigeria sure of success at Singapore 2021 weightlifting qualifiers’
Lagos cricket board outlines growth route
APC ward congresses deepen factions in Abia, Imo states
Next Endsars protest will be worse, Maduka Anambra governorship candidate warns
The president Nigeria needs in 2023
Delta blossoming with age – Part 2
National conference against impunity in Nigeria
Facts on suspension of eligible customer regulation
The latest white-collar job in town


Lagos tasks monarchs on conflict resolution, peaceful co-existence in communities
Ooni, Dangote, Oshiomhole, others visit Abiodun over father’s death
Benue traditional rulers, LG Chairs approve privatization of state-owned industries
Penny stocks’ prices hit 52-week high on positive market sentiment
Cross River: There was no robbery incident at Transcorp Hotel ― Police
Changing narratives in the Niger Delta
IPOB denies plans to attack journalists, says they are ‘our dependable allies’
Delta APC and the crisis of leadership
Good governance key to the Africa we want
Hypertension, Diabetes: 500 patients in Sokoto to benefit from free medical outreach
States may not have oil money to share in future-Stakeholders
Breast milk of mothers who receive COVID-19 jabs contains potent antibodies — Study
NAFDAC seeks stiffer penalty for food, drug, cosmetics counterfeiters
Apapa-Oshodi Gridlock: Lagos traffic c’ttee chair, Fayinka, men abandon enforcement
Buhari’s govt will crush perpetrators of recent killings in Plateau — Presidency
BREAKING: Iheanacho, Iwobi Ndidi, Akpeyi arrive Super Eagles camp
Why we’re excited over Petroleum Industry Act — PENGASSAN
Alleged Tenure Elongation: ONSA denies conflict between Mongonu and Amnesty Chairman, Dikko
Gbajabiamila mourns Uwaifo, says death a sad development
No debut goal for Messi, as he plays without Barcelona shirt after 21 years
Lagos Speaker, Obasa commiserates with PDP over loss of chairman, others
Don bequeaths 37-year-old NYSC shirt to daughter
Delta goes into partnership with Koolboks for supply of solar refrigerators
AFROBASKET: D’Tigers lose to Côte d’Ivoire
‘Strangled with a rope’ — Security agencies confirm death of Sen Na Allah’s son
Sit-At-Home: You’ll lose your job if you fail to report to work — Umahi tells Ebonyi Civil Servants
NDDC: Get Buhari to inaugurate Board, group tells Akpabio
BBNaija: Mighty Maria, JMK, Sammie evicted
BREAKING: JMK, Sammie, Maria evicted from BBnaija season 6
NMA gives FG 21 days notice to resolve all agreements
COVID-19: NSSF to vaccinate 1 million vulnerable Nigerians, says Chinye-Nwoko
Electricity workers sign MoU following FG’s intervention in crisis
R.E.V.E.A.L.E.D: What really killed Victor Uwaifo
Breaking: Gunmen kill Senator Na Allah ‘s son, steal his vehicle
25 persons arrested for violating environmental law in Ondo
Police arrest man for alleged rape of 27-year-old lady
Ugwuanyi returns from Abuja, visits hospitalised survivors of adulterated kerosene
Goodluck Jonathan, Akpabio pay homage to Olu of Warri
COVID-19: Lagos resumes administration of AstraZeneca vaccine
Okowa mourns legendary musician, Victor Uwaifo
Woman fleeing Taliban rule gives birth on flight to UK
PHOTOS: Speaker Gbajabiamila pays visit to Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III
Ex BBNaija housemate, Ike Onyema rocks Kazz Kazzian clothing
Yusuf’s colourful marriage marks Buhari, Osinbajo’s major engagements
PARALYMPIC GAMES: Bose Omolayo wins gold, sets record
Covid vaccinations and public education: Edo’s example
Christians Are Called To Judge (1)

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