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News Headlines Aug 4, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Why party chair must resign, by PDP Youth leader
UAE lifts suspension on flights from Nigeria
Bid to force out Secondus, NWC splits PDP governors
Our doctors have gone mad again
Lame President and Presidency
How we get forex, by BDCs
Court orders EFCC to unfreeze Dokpesi’s bank accounts
President, Gbajabiamila celebrate Emefiele at 60
‘National vehicle registration will curb insecurity, generate revenue’
Court orders substituted service on eight APC defectors in Edo
Sustain your dad’s good legacy, Tinubu tells governor
President, Lawan, governors mourn Abiodun’s dad
Pensioners hail Buhari for paying arrears
Fresh flicker from Emokpae’s creative forge
Nigeria in global politics, diplomacy
Badejo is 54th president of Rotary Club of Ikeja
‘My music is all about the Africa’
‘Prevail on govt to tackle kidnapping’
Dumping banking for creative services
‘Brace for cultural promotion’
Why Nigeria may not meet SDGs in 2030
TINFF Awards 2021: Rotimi Adelola, ‘The New Patriots’ get 4 nominations
Sonia Ogiri tackles Yetunde Bakare over take on living abroad
Jigan: I can deliver any movie role
Pat Ugwu tells fans to expect more controversial skits
ANCOP threatens NFVCB with legal battle
Enhancing small businesses with MfBs’ credit lifeline
Okada clash: Seven feared dead, 12 bikes razed in Ondo
Bandits release 3 Baptist school pupils
Tanker crushes two to death in Ondo
My ordeal in kidnappers’ den, by pupil
Six killed, seven abducted, houses razed in Kaduna, Niger
Two soldiers deny being Evans’ accomplices
17 killed, 85 houses destroyed in Plateau attacks
Culture, media and national cohesion
Whither Nigeria’s manifest destiny to lead Africa?
Igboho factor in Nigerian politics
Character; Death; Olympics; N-Bridge-2022?
Government should halt on-going doctors’ strike
Still on the fall of a ‘Super Cop’
DCP Abba Kyari’s 96 hours
Milking the famished
In space by grace
Milking the famished
In space by grace
Supreme Court judgment puts APC in jeopardy
APC, PDP: Averting self-liquidation
PDP struggling to stay afloat ahead of 2023
How I got two car gifts in one year, by gospel singer Yinka Alaseyori
Seven feared dead as Okada riders clash in Ogun
Bandits free three Baptist students in Kaduna
UPDATED: PDP calls for calm as seven NWC members resign
Anxiety as kidnappers reportedly abduct seven in Suleja
APC: Court urged to dissolve Buni-led Caretaker Committee, nullify state congresses
Tokyo Olympics: FG to reward gold medalists with $15,000
Anambra 2021: PDP candidate explains choice of running mate
Gunmen kill six in Kaduna, raze eight houses
COVID-19: 17 Corps members admitted in Edo hospital
2 in court for allegedly receiving stolen SIM card
Okowa salutes Omo-Agege at 58
Tokyo 2020: Nigeria’s Enekwechi qualifies for men’s shot put final
IPOB to FG: release detained Biafrans in secret cells
Toyin Abraham’s son secures multi-million endorsement deal
Niniola’s single, Maradona, hits gold status in South Africa
Davido’s DJ welcomes first child with partner
BREAKING: Seven PDP NWC members resign
How I escaped from kidnappers’ den, says teenager
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I know why Pere, Maria nominated me- Whitemoney
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Maria, Pere don’t like me, says Beatrice
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I packed my bags for eviction- Whitemoney
Nigeria imported 400,000 vehicles in five years – Minister
JAMB, NUC, UBEC, others get acting heads
Nigerian education due for reform, says OAU VC
‘Omo-Agege has achieved much in Senate’
Caretaker committee chairmen, two others suspended as A’Ibom APC crisis worsens
Chelsea £85m offer for Lukaku rejected
I’d wear Tokyo 2020 bronze medal on Bishop Oyedepo, says Ese Brume
Multiple Court orders threaten Anambra election, INEC warns
Court unfreezes Dokpesi’s accounts, orders release of seized documents
Makinde receives Saraki, Anyim, PDP reconciliation committee
Tanker crushes two to death in Ondo
BREAKING: Oborududu settles for silver at Tokyo Olympics
Reality show on self-development for youngsters takes off
APPZone group announces new CFO
Court sentences man to death for killing wife, child
Abba Kyari: The trouble with Nigerian Police
Bolt raises €600m from Sequoia, others to continue building first-ever super-app
FUTA students protest death of colleague
Buhari celebrates Emefiele at 60
Tokyo Olympics: Divine Oduduru cruises into Men’s 200m semifinals
COVID-19: UNICEF urges traditional rulers to lead campaign for vaccination
Oxford University names Onyeka Nwelue Fellow
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Pere wants more than a platonic affair with Maria
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I didn’t chose Angel because of Sammie- Boma
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Pere shares intimate kiss with Beatrice
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Maria threatens to place curfew on food as HOH
BBNaija ex-housemate Prince gets N10m as birthday gift from fans
Somkele Idhalama welcomes second child with hubby
Hushpuppi: EFCC didn’t ask me to keep low profile, says Mompha
Teenager arraigned for stealing goods worth N1.8m
Why UN must bar Yoruba Nation agitators- YAF
Popular film star, Oga Bello loses mum
Ese Brume wins Nigeria’s first medal in Tokyo 2020
Disu takes over from Kyari at IRT
ICAN membership hits 53,000
1,390 Kaduna rice farmers get seedlings, fertilisers
Assembly uncovers illegal recruitment of teachers

The Punch

Tokyo Olympics: McLaughlin smashes world record to win women’s 400m hurdles gold
Tokyo 2020: Brazil’s Cunha wins Olympic gold in women’s marathon swim
Five in custody over Abuja celebrity chef’s murder
Ogun berates Adebutu over alleged diversion of N64bn LG allocation
Court hears Igboho’s N5bn suit against Malami, DSS today
APC plans Buni, Oyetola, Bello’s removal from caretaker team, eyes interim exco
I saw woman, beheaded son where kidnappers kept me – Escaped 14-year-old boy
US vaccine lifeline: FG, states work out sharing formula, Lagos gets priority
Five in custody over Abuja celebrity chef’s murder
Herdsmen nabbed as stray cow kills three-month-old baby in Delta
Delta couple face prosecution for faking daughter’s kidnap
Gunmen trail, shoot dead Delta landlord
Nigeria, others need $15.7bn to curb refineries’ emissions –Report
Foreign investors withdraw N116.72bn from stock market in six months
Mambilla: FG directs NSIA to source $200m judgment debt for Chinese firm
UAE lifts ban on Nigerian transit passengers, others Thursday
Results’ e-transmission: Wike carpets National Assembly, says lawmakers’ opposition, a coup
Anambra poll: INEC laments serial judgments, seeks NBA’s intervention
Adamawa APC ward congresses largely consensus -Caretaker committee chair
APC, PDP condemn Jega’s call for Nigerians to ditch them in 2023
Tokyo Olympics: McLaughlin smashes world record to win women’s 400m hurdles gold
Tokyo 2020: Brazil’s Cunha wins Olympic gold in women’s marathon swim
Siasia sues FIFA in US court, wants ban overturned
Joshua is not elite heavyweight boxer–Arum
Haba, Kyari!
Public finance and the good life
BBNaija S6: Beatrice irritates me, Boma reveals
NEXIM appoints D’banj as ambassador
BBNaija S6: I nominated Niyi because he’s married, says Pere
BBNaija S6: Confusion made me nominate Whitemoney for eviction – Maria

Leadership

Time To Revolutionise The Electoral System
life stories: What do you think about DCP Kyari and Hushpuppi Entanglement?
Emefiele And His Tough Choices
The EFCC‘s Race To Sustainable War Against Graft
17 Corps Members Admitted For COVID-19 In Edo
3 Abducted Bethel Students Found In Kaduna Forest
Pensioners Laud President Buhari Over Payment Of Arrears
Patients Groan As Doctors’ Strike Enters Second Day
NDDC Forensic Report: Delta Monarchs Demand Akpabio’s Sack
Boss Mustapha, Others For 10th Nigeria Int’l Trade Fair/Expo
PDP In Disarray As 7 National Officers Quit, Cite Exclusion
Court Orders EFCC To Unfreeze Dokpesi’s Account
LEADERSHIP Award Will Further Energise Me – Wike
Senate Queries N1.1trn Investments In Financial Institutions
Ward Congress: APC’s March To Abia Govt House Has Begun – Chieftain
Umahi Flays PDP Over Alleged Detention Camps
Investors Drag Firm To EFCC Over Alleged Fraud
FirstBank Supports WACOT’s Rice Mill Expansion Project
Agusto & CO Assigns DBN ‘AAA’ On Stable Outlook
JUST-IN: PDP In Closed Door Meeting Over Resignation Of 7 Nat’l Officers
Oborududu Wins Nigeria’s First Silver At Tokyo Olympic
EDITORIAL: Weep Not For Abba Kyari

The Sun

Why Okonkwo might win Anambra governorship –Agukwe
17 corps members admitted for COVID-19 treatment in Edo
Mondays-sit-at-home: Suspend your plan, Igbo youths beg IPOB
YABATECH plans N50bn endowment fund to improve facilities
Supreme Court ruling: APC may dissolve Buni’s committee
Implosion imminent in PDP as crisis gets messier
Gunmen kill pregnant woman, 7 others, destroy farms in Enugu
Fayemi sends bills on judiciary funds mgt, creation of 19 LCDAs to assembly
Buhari approves deployment of 9 permsecs
Doctors’ strike bites harder
NYSC DG condoles with Akwa-Ibom government over death of prospective Corps members
No corps member murdered this year –NYSC
Supreme Court ruling: APC may dissolve Buni’s committee
…Court asked to nullify state congresses, protest in Gombe
Political parties frustrating INEC with court orders –Okoye, National Commissioner
APC won’t miss defecting guber aspirants –Group
Inlaks supports Yemisi Shyllon Museum’s arts initiative
Samsung launches Neo QLED TV, other products
Western digital offers pocket-sized portable SSD
IpNX calls for policies to mitigate data risks , vulnerabilities
Standard Chartered Bank reports its highest half-yearly operating profit for five years in the Africa, Middle East region
NPFL victory: Gov Udom promises Akwa Utd surprise package
Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba: No inflection
Hidden knowledge on why people suffer (15)
Abraham’s sacrifice: The anti – Muslim charlatan christian using 070–4912–2474
2 kidnappers killed in Taraba
Joint operations key to ending insecurity – COAS
6 murdered, houses burnt in fresh Kaduna attacks
APGA, APC, PDP have no plans for Anambra –Boot party

Daily Trust

JUST IN: Two Killed, Vehicles Burnt As Hoodlums Break Loose In Jos
We’ll Refund Road Projects Based On Quality – Minister
Buhari Condoles With Ogun Gov Over Father’s Death
FG Tasks IT Professionals On Nigeria’s Cyberspace Safety
Buhari Deploys 9 Perm-Secs
US Selects 56 Nigerians For 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship
Major Shake-Up Hits NSITF, 300 Staff Affected
UAE Lifts Flights Ban On Nigeria
PDP Crisis Worsens As 7 National Officers Resign
Ozekhome: FBI Can’t Walk Into Nigeria To Pick Abba Kyari
Chief Of Army Staff: Why Sexual Abuse Is On The Rise Across Barracks
Fayemi: Governors Are Doing A Lot Despite Meagre Resources
An Investor’s Guide To Online Stock Trading In Nigeria
Nigeria Loses 2.5tr Oil Barrels In 4 Years
Pantami Flags Off E-Governance Training For Kano Officials
N/Assembly’s Opposition To E-Transmission Coup Against Nigerians — Wike
Anambra Gov’ship: Court Orders Making Things Difficult — INEC
APC Chieftain Asks Court To Nullify Congresses, Disband Buni C’ttee
PDP Confirms Resignation Of National Officials, Calls For Calm
I’ve Never Settled For Less To Win — Ese Brume
AbdulRazaq Names Board Members For Kwara Sports Commission
Dare Congratulates Oborodudu, Offers To Pay Medical Bills
Brazil To Face Spain In Men Football Final
Brume Expresses Joy At First Olympics Medal
BBNaija Housemate: Why I Joined US Army
COVID-19: Diplomats To Quarantine In FG Facilities – PSC
Kaduna Hospitals Shun Strike Action
‘Why Lassa Fever Vaccines Have Not Been Developed’
A Call To Action: Strategies For Prevention Of Kidney Failure In Nigeria (2)
Third Dose Of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Boosts Immunity Against Indian ‘Delta’ Variant’
How Nigeria Can Build Back Better On COVID-19, Other Diseases Outbreak — Experts
More Health
Education
NAUS Pledges Support For Federal University, Oye Ekiti
Abia Director Arrested For Taking N500 From Students
Abuja To Introduce Electric Vehicles
Erosion: Kurudu, Karshi Get Improved Roads, Drainage
JAMB Donates ICT Centre To Ogun Polytechnic
FRSC Arrests 15,000 Offenders In 3 Months
Kwara Workers Want Payment Of Arrears, Promotion
Editorial: Address The Rising Cost Of Gas
What Nigeria Needs To Ask From Twitter
Tribute To Godwin Emefiele At 60

Tribune

Aftermath of exco members resignation: PDP governors summon emergency meeting
Evans: Two ex-soldiers in court, deny being accomplices
BREAKING: Seven PDP NWC members resign from office
Tokyo 2020: Governor Bello congratulates record-breaking Oborududu, Brume on clinching medals
Women coalition demands end to gender-based violence, child marriage in Anambra
Secondary school students receive sanitary products worth N3m in Imo
Tension over Gombe development zone: Govt, residents agree to suspend new constructions
‘How Nigeria can earn over N100bn annually from Moringa’
Police arrest man for beating 11-year-old stepson to death in Ebonyi
21-yr-old missing Delta lady found, father arrested for allegedly aiding fraud
NGX: Airtel Africa, MTN Nigeria stocks float market to positive close
H1’2021: Nigerian Breweries records N209bn revenue, N7.9bn profit
FG to unveil NIPOST unbundling policies
IMF approves historic $650bn allocation of special drawing rights
COVID-19: UAE to lift travel ban on Nigeria, others from August 5,…
Leadership crisis hits education parastatals as tenure of Oloyede,…
Alleged N500 extortion lands Abia director in police cell
El-Rufai condemns Kauru attacks
Tokyo 2020: Governor Bello congratulates record-breaking…
Kogi Assembly indicts SIEC member for political…
Buhari condoles with Gov Abiodun over father’s death
Women coalition demands end to gender-based violence, child…
Secondary school students receive sanitary products worth…
Valentine Ozigbo optimistic of PDP victory in Anambra guber…
40-year-old man to die by hanging for killing wife, son
Sokoto government confirms cases of gastroenteritis in 13…
Tension over Gombe development zone: Govt, residents agree…
Aftermath of exco members resignation: PDP governors summon…
IPOB sues US Secretaries of State, Defence, wants remaining…
Senegal seeks FG’s support in surveillance, security…
INEC laments litigation surrounding Anambra governorship…
Lagos govt to divert traffic at National Theatre, Marina for…
Alleged N500 extortion lands Abia director in police cell
Wike describes NASS opposition against E-transmission of…
Zamfara gov suspends activities of task force on road…
Microsoft 4Afrika, IFC collaborate to boost digital…
Saraki, Anyim, Imoke, Dakwambo meet aggrieved Oyo PDP…
Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund redeploys 300 staff
Saraki, Anyim, Imoke, Dakwambo meet aggrieved Oyo PDP…
El-Rufai condemns Kauru attacks
Kogi Assembly indicts SIEC member for political…
Fayemi appoints Onisan as new chair of Ekiti council of Obas
Youth group kicks against IPOB planned sit-at-home order
Osun govt distributes 100,000 cocoa seedlings, limes,…
Buhari condoles with Gov Abiodun over father’s death
Valentine Ozigbo optimistic of PDP victory in Anambra guber…
Tokyo 2020: Governor Bello congratulates record-breaking…
Oyetola charges APC members to embrace spirit of…
Lawyers begin boycott of Edo High Court 6 over judge’s…
40-year-old man to die by hanging for killing wife, son
Women coalition demands end to gender-based violence, child…
Senegal seeks FG’s support in surveillance, security…
Secondary school students receive sanitary products worth…
FG pledges, solicits support for survivors of gender based…
Zamfara gov suspends activities of task force on road…
Youth group kicks against IPOB planned sit-at-home order
Police arrest man for beating 11-year-old stepson to death in Ebonyi
IMF approves historic $650bn allocation of special drawing rights
Incessant trailer accidents in Akungba-Akoko
Cancer cannot wait: Thinking about Sound Sultan
Akeredolu: How Supreme Court verdict reopened old wounds
How ward congress saved Kwara APC from implosion
How I will develop Delta State —Gbagi

The Guardian

Breaking News: FIFA hand year suspension to former CAF head Hayatou
Fresh battles rage for soul of PDP, APC ahead 2023
Poor, not rich, benefit from fuel subsidy, economists counter FG
FG targets maximum value from oil, gas assets’ recovery
INEC begs NBA, CJN to intervene in Anambra guber cases
Nigeria receives over 1.8tr smuggled vehicles, moves to address situation
Nigeria does not have enough COVID-19 isolation centres, yet to learn, say resident doctors
Kaduna govt condemns bandits’ recent onslaught on Kauru, other communities
DSS arrests ‘kidnappers’ of six-year-old in Kano
Enugu: Mother of four laments husband’s death in Police gun duel with bandits
Contractor abandons Sanwo-Olu’s ward project in Oriade council
EFCC arraigns surety for giving false information in Kaduna
NAPTIP nabs trafficker, rescues 13 Libya-bound victims
FCT Police probe death of popular Abuja Chef
Siasia takes case against FIFA ban to U.S. federal court
Ese Brume’s Olympics bronze ends athletics 13 years wait for medal
Atshimene, Nwankwo’s battle for Eunisell Boot Award goes to the wire
Oborududu settles for silver as attention shifts to Adekuoroye
New, word-class Lekan Salami Stadium almost ready, says Makinde
UK lawmakers want 2020 Winter Olympics boycotted over Uyghurs
Kogi 2023: Possibilities, speculations and manipulations
Translating a Governor’s slim win
Saraki committee meets Makinde, others over Oyo PDP crisis
Editorial: Public safety and monetising police service
Seplat declares 2.5 cents interim dividend as PBT rises by 142.7 per cent
CBN unveils guidelines for payments system firms
FG targets policies for stock market growth as capitalisation rises by N163bn
Maritime security: Imperative of shared responsibility
Reading the lips of securities dealers
Abba Kyari and the banana peels
Revelations from the pulpit
Fela the Spirit @ 24
Foundation moves to bridge paediatrics radiation oncology gap in Africa, holds virtual bootcamp
Group organises essay competition for schools on kidney awareness

Vanguard

BREAKING: Gov Sanwo-Olu meets Tinubu in London [PHOTOS]
APC woos 7 PDP national officers
Killings in Orlu, govt tightens security, youths barricade community
Oyo PDP Crisis: Saraki c’ttee gave Makinde ultimatum to make us happy — Olopoeyan
Strike: IPMAN resumes distribution of products in S/E zone
Baby food producers using covid-19 to discourage breastfeeding for economic gains — UNICEF, WHO
Anambra 2021: PDP candidate explains choice of running mate
Security meets lifestyle in YOUID solution
Why Digital Service provider inq.Digital won BoICT award
Insecurity: COAS harps on enhanced joint planning, operations
NCC’s independence, non-negotiable — Ayoola Oke
Nigeria’s security challenges and the foreign connection
Why FWA is crucial to addressing Africa’s digital divide
FG donates N5m to college students for inventing monitoring devices
DSO: The more you write the more things remain the same
Delta approves N425bn ‘indicative budget’ for 2022
World Youth Skills Day: Tech4Dev advocates increased digital skills for youth
PDP governors sue for peace
Doctors Strike: FG appeals to NARD to return to negotiating table
Secondus blasts Ude-Okoye, urges him to obey his sponsors
TOKYO 2020: Ese Brume dedicates Bronze medal to Bishop Oyedepo
MOWCA has no scribe for now, FG insists
COVID-19: Anxiety as over 20 corps members feared infected
COVID-19: UAE lifts transit travel ban on Nigeria, others
2022 Budget: Stakeholders, Smallholder women farmers fault Ebonyi Govt’s allocation to Agriculture
APC Congress: Lobby group seeks youth inclusiveness
Oyo PDP Crisis: Saraki c’ttee gave Makinde ultimatum to make us happy — Olopoeyan
Runsewe urges travel trade members to promote Nigerian culture
Boko Haram insurgency, insecurity stifle economic growth, development, says Borno SSG
Customs arrest 2, intercept 3 trucks over unprocessed timber in Imo
Killings in Orlu, govt tightens security, youths barricade community
138m Nigerians at risk of lymphatic disease – Expert
Oyo PDP Crisis: Saraki reconciles Makinde with aggrieved party members
I did 2 days rituals for community, Nigeria’s peace, progress — Traditional ruler
National Honour: President Bazoum awards Zulum with Nigerien equivalent of GCON
Stop leaking court judgments, CJN warns judicial officers
FG to repay N20 billion for Yobe completed federal roads
North-East women laud military operations in region
Delta approves N425bn ‘indicative budget’ for 2022
PDP governors sue for peace
Oyo PDP Crisis: Saraki reconciles Makinde with aggrieved party members
Benue PDP caucus passes vote of confidence on Gov Ortom
Breaking: Fresh crisis hits PDP as seven national officers resign
Killings in Orlu, govt tightens security, youths barricade community
TOKYO 2020: Ese Brume dedicates Bronze medal to Bishop Oyedepo
Oborududu defies knee injury to win Silver, Minister to pay for her surgery
Tokyo Olympics: Oborududu to get $10,000 for Silver win, Brume $7,500 for bronze
[Breaking] Olympics: Oborududu loses final, wins silver in wrestling
Olympics: Divine Oduduru fails to qualify for men’s 200m final
Oil & Gas: FG plans divestment policy to guide operators
DBN doubles loan portfolio to N215bn
CBN: Manpower devt & economic growth
Doctors Strike: FG appeals to NARD to return to negotiating table
138m Nigerians at risk of lymphatic disease – Expert
Family planning does not reduce population – Expert

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