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News Headlines Aug 7 , 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

APC and the perils of impunity (2)
Party delegates and the politics of nominations
Enough of talking, let’s act
Kanu institutes judicial process to get British Consular assistance, says lawyer
Sesan Ogunro: Everyone think I’m married just because I have two kids
Why assassins are after my life – IBB’s spokesman Afegbua
US, Mo Abudu set to produce movie on Hushpuppi’s lifestyle
How physical exercise affects good sex
OLUSOLA TENIOLA: I’m friendly with my staff
Concerns over rising cases of digital robbers in banking halls
Collapse of local government responsible for banditry, kidnapping, others — Rep
Before APC disintegrates in Enugu
Migration, survival and reality
A must-read interview for President Buhari
PDP crisis: Will Secondus survive?
Ex-president Zuma hospitalised from prison
Oba of Benin’s wife delivered of quadruplets
IBB under fire for saying June 12 was annulled to save Abiola
Kanu: Southeast set to shun IPOB’s Monday sit-at-home protest
PDP crisis: More NWC members may resign
IBB under fire for saying June 12 was annulled to save Abiola
Kanu: Southeast set to shun IPOB’s Monday sit-at-home protest
Igboho’s associates fail to meet bail conditions, remain in prison
Anambra gov polls: Two Senators, Reps, State Assembly members set to join APC
FG rules out further talks with resident doctors
Baraza: PLWDs, investors protest, demand cash refund, loot company
UNICEF holds media dialogue in Kano on exclusive breastfeeding
Students’ body pledges support for Federal University, Oye-Ekiti
COVID-19 infection rose by 104 percent in one week, says NCDC Report
My worst day in office as Anambra fire service boss –Agbili
Who is afraid of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu?
The sense in quota system
Between Mompha and EFCC
Super cop, super trouble
Messi to PSG almost done deal
June 12: 1BB lied, never wanted to go- Afenifere, NADECO chieftains
FG rules out further talks with resident doctors
PDP crisis: BoT, Govs to meet over Secondus’ fate Monday
I’ve never refused to train, Kane says regarding absence from Spurs
US, Mo Abudu set to produce movie on Hushpuppi’s lifestyle
UNICEF holds media dialogue in Kano on exclusive breastfeeding
UNIPORT launches probe into allegations of sexual assault against lecturer
Lagos Police Command gets new PPRO
Why Barcelona had to let Messi go, by Laporta
How 20 robbers attacked two banks, carted away money—Osun CP
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Angel, Beatrice make passes at me- Niyi
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Pere has a fake personality, Sammie blasts
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Liquorose reports Angel, Beatrice to Biggie
Major shakeup as FCT, Kaduna, Enugu, others get new Commissioners of Police
Oba of Benin’s wife delivers quadruplets
Police arrest 3 alleged pipeline vandals in Imo
NSCDC rescues abandoned day-old-baby in Kwara
Oyo begins registration of residents Monday
Alleged certificate forgery: I’d be vindicated, says Reps spokesman
How COVID-19 affected the way Nigerians shop
6 Nigerian Governors who are Ph.D holders
I unapologetically hate you, Okon Lagos tells internet fraudsters
12 Igboho’s associates still with DSS, yet to perfect bail conditions
Buhari approves change of ministry’s name
British High Commissioner didn’t visit Kanu, says lawyer
Enjoy your life, Naira Marley tells fans
Burna Boy ends four year rift with Mr 2kay
Wizkid concert tickets at O2 arena sold out in 12 minutes
Nigerians yet to feel govt impact on security
Qualities next President must possess, by IBB
NFSC mourns former NFF President, Oneya
How I was nicknamed ‘evil genius’, ‘Maradona’, by IBB
Why June 12 election was annulled, by IBB
JUST IN: Supreme Court gets new Chief Registrar
NIMET predicts heavy rainfall, thunderstorms
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I wasn’t compatible with my baby daddy, Jackie B
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Princess plans to get pregnant before 31st birthday
I’d rather fight for free ventolin inhalers than pads – Etinosa Idemudia
CNN fires 3 staffers for working at headquarters without vaccination
Mo-Abudu’s EbonyLife to co-produce movie based on Hushpuppi
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Tega feels betrayed by wildcards
BBNaija Shine ya Eye: Jackie B threatens to nominate Maria for eviction
BBNaija Shine ya Eye: Stop acting fake, Liquorose tells Sammie
Hoodlums kill police inspector, bomb station in Imo
How to achieve egalitarian society, by minister
Zulum, CAN meet today over clash
Buhari inaugurates model ranching hub in Nasarawa
Outcry over fee rise in IBB varsity
New executives emerge in Ohanaeze youth wing election
See how they’re being sent to God to answer for their crimes – Femi Adesina
Monarch threatens to invoke gods’ wrath over stolen generator

ThisDay

2023: IBB Speaks on Zoning, Says Nigeria Must Know Candidates’ Qualifications, Beliefs
IBB: If June 12 Election Was Not Annulled, There Would Have Been Violent Coup
IBB Speaks on Corruption, Says Graft Thrives Now in Democratic Dispensation
IBB: Media, Nigerians Will Resist Any Attempt to Gag the Press
Insurgency: Military is Overstretched, Says IBB
Remanded Aminu Yar’Adua Not Late Ex-President’s Son
IG Assigns New Commissioners to Enugu, Kaduna, FCT, 10 States
Gambian President Commends Nigeria’s Drug War Campaign
Fulfil Your Empowerment Promise, Ijaw Youth Author Pleads With Osinbajo
Press Freedom Shouldn’t be Restrained, Fayemi Warns
Afenifere Slams IBB Over Claims on State of Nation
Lagos Police Command Gets New PPRO
Edo Police Rescue Seven Trafficked Minors
Kaduna Postpones School Resumption as Security Agencies Battle Bandits
Wema Bank Partners SheCan to Support Women
It’s a Sin to Deny Baby Breast Milk, Say UNICEF, Experts
Disabled Persons, Other Aggrieved Investors Barricade Baraza Cooperative Society
I Will Use Culture to Unite Nigeria, Says Runsewe
Ugwuanyi Swears-in Late Mathias Ekweremadu’s Wife, Others
Oba of Benin’s Fifth Wife Delivers Quadruplets
Abia PDP to Retake Constituencies by Fielding Popular Candidates
HURIWA Asks IG to Lift Siege on Enugu Community over Land
FG Inaugurates Justice for Children Coordination Forum
AdCademy Masterclass: AAAN Announces Resource Persons
FG Urges States to Domesticate Relevant Economic Policies
Sarki-Bello Appointed as Acting Supreme Court Chief Registrar
2023: IBB Speaks on Zoning, Says Nigeria Must Know Candidates’ Qualifications,…
Remanded Yar’Adua Not Late Ex-President’s Son
Sultan Calls For Understanding Among Nigerians at Peace Summit
Nigeria and Collapse of Foreign Investment
FG, CSR-in-Action Unveil Sustainability Report on Nigerian Businesses
Lush Hair Academy Produces First Set of Graduates
Coscharis Motors Unveils All New Jaguar F Pace to…
Biden Aims for 50% Electric Vehicles by 2030 with Industry Support
Evercare Sets Standard with Molecular Imaging System
Igbonine Debuts for Advancement of Ndigbo
Amplifying Youths Development in Katsina
Abiodun, Come to ‘Macedonia’ and Help Us
Babangida: I Have Started Visualising a Good Nigerian Leader…I Have Seen 1 or 2 or 3 Already in Their 60s
Ernest Obi: I Used to Be Very Temperamental, Emotional Before I Met…
Jim Iyke Takes on Internet Trolls
I’m Driven by Passion to Create, Innovate
When AK-47 Backfires!
Iheanacho Primed to Halt Old Club, Man City in Community Shield
UEFA Super Cup Final Live on DStv, GOtv
Chuba Akpom Can Boro Ward off Besiktas’ Interest?
What Next for Messi ?
Aluko Close to Ipswich Move
Los Angeles FC Sign Ibeagha from New York City FC
Has APC Bewitched PDP or What?
Editorial
HARUNA AND WAR AGAINST DRUG ABUSE
Terrorist Ali Kachalla Must Be Brought to Justice

The Punch

My reconciliation with 2Baba not fake –Blackface
Southern groups lampoon IBB for defending June 12 annulment
South-West interest: Ooni caucus to meet Obasanjo, Soyinka, Olubadan, Alake, others
Police nab father over alleged defilement of four daughters in Lagos
Police to arrest cops, military men riding okada on Lagos highways
PDP crisis: How Secondus, Wike clashed at BoT meeting
Afenifere kicks as court demands 24 sureties for Igboho’s associates’ bail
Nigeria experiencing religious genocide under Buhari –Report
Police nab father over alleged defilement of four daughters in Lagos
Robbers sent customers away before attacking Osun banks – Eyewitnesses
Health worker to adopt abandoned day-old girl rescued in Kwara
Lady quits school over mouth tumour, seeks help for surgery
16 insurance firms pay N67.12bn claims in six months
Lagos to engage stakeholders on proposed electricity policy
Nigeria, others suffer 69% air passenger revenue drop –Report
Dangote Sugar to invest $1bn on expansion
Rancorous congresses: APC battles to win hearts of aggrieved members
Anambra poll: INEC plans use of technology to prevent attacks on personnel, facilities
2023: Conducting all elections same day impossible, say political scientists
Enyimba, agents differ on Iwuala $1m price tag
UFC will surpass Rumble in the Jungle fight – Usman
Balgoun, Aribo set to return against Dundee
AFN names Onikeku Technical Director
Girls, may a stranger not scatter your life (II)
After Yusuf Bantex, a hint for Southern Kaduna
Ex-BBNaija housemates making waves
BBNaija: Death threats real, not publicity stunt, says Maria’s handler
No big deal acting romantic scenes as married woman –Benita Ugochukwu

The Sun

North suffering in silence under Buhari -Tanko Yunusa, Ex-NCP presidential candidate
Seven profitable businesses you can start with N100,000 or less
Aftermath of Igboho’s arrest: Agitation for Yoruba Nation loses steam
Breaking: Orji Kalu Bags Youth Leadership Award
Finally, IBB reveals June 12 secret
Benin Royal Family welcomes quadruplets
It’s not easy coping with sexual harassment in Nollywood –Chioma Okoye
Gov Emmanuel: How ex-agitators can live better lives without govt stipends
PIB: FG opts for town hall meetings, begs host communities to use 3 per cent equity
Again, bandits kill police inspector, bomb station in Imo
Anambra gov, teachers re-strategize on school security, post COVID-19 teaching techniques
Lagos traditional rulers to meet on security, others Wednesday
Valentine Ozigbo hails ingenuity of Igbo, as he chairs Igbokacha lecture series
E-voting is good, but will disenfranchise millions of Nigerians – Sani, ACF leader
Nigeria must restructure or be overwhelmed –Eches, Imo CAN Chairman
Forgery allegation against me unfounded – Kalu
Banks refunded over N89bn to customers in June –CBN
Access Bank: Pan African banking model getting global attention
We lost $2m in 18 months over licence renewal –Adeniji, TAL boss
Land grabbing: Anaku people send ‘SOS’ to Obiano, Buhari
Omo-Agege congratulates Brume on Olympic medal
Aisha Buhari Cup: Lagos to showcase football extravaganza
Tokyo 2020: Dollar rain for Oborodudu, Brume
Ezeji hails Eunisell Boot impact on NPFL
August meeting with a difference!
Don’t call people who do things differently unserious
The Indomitable Brave Boss (IBB) at 80
Pantami, Kashifu and Digital Economy’s success story
Orlu and unusual culture of violence
Devaluation gone mad
Ugwuanyi swears in late Mathias Ekweremadu’s wife, others, as commissioners in State, LG Service Commissions
FCT, Bayelsa, Kogi, 11 other states get new police commissioners
Alleged bloodshed by security agencies in South East: Amnesty underreported killings –IPOB, Intersociety
Kaduna captures 2m poor, vulnerable individuals in social register
We’ll ensure Nnamdi Kanu is treated fairly – Abia govt.
Entries open for 2021 ISN medical lab Scientist of the Year Award

Daily Trust

Ngige: I’ve Warned My Children Who Are Doctors To Stay Away From This ‘Nonsense’ Strike
Despite Ban, Open Grazing Thrives In FCT
Corruption Worse Under Democratic Leaders – IBB
Encounter With 80’S Living Legend, ‘Samanja’
‘How We Massage Women To Fertility’
Nigeria’s Digital Economy And That 2024 Target
The Exclusive Facts Of Kane Vs Spurs
Team Nigeria’s 5 Most Disappointing Performances At Tokyo Olympics
Tribute To Alhaji Garba Baban Ladi Satatima (Barden Madakin Kano)
1443AH: Yet, Another Privilege
Why I Ventured Into Humanitarian Activities – Daso
Is Birthmark A Gift?
Poet Of The Week – Emmanuel Chioma Judith
Awakening The Giant In Women Through Books
Leicester The Underdogs Again In A Tale Of Two Cities
Jigawa Stars Won’t Challenge 3 Points Deduction – Official
Sunday Oliseh: Atlanta ’96 Gold Medal Has A Special Worth
Impromptu Speaking # 1: Past, Present And Future
Re-The Deal Behind El-Zakzaky’s Acquittal
Column No.6: Electric Cars In A Time Of Electricity Scarcity
1990s Nollywood Movies To Reminisce On
Kano Rural Masses Prospering Through Farming
Inside World Of Abuja Corporate Beggars
APC Crisis: Crack In Presidency Widens As Osinbajo Maintains Position
College Clinics In Shambles
Resurgence Of Violence: Lives Lost, Property Destroyed In Plateau
How Technology Will Rescue Nigeria’s Economy
Brain Chase Vs Brain Drain
Andy Uba Validly Elected Candidate Of APC – State Chairman
Displaced Borno Residents Get 300 Houses At Ngamdu
Dollar Videos: Ganduje Yet To Pay Daily Nigerian Publisher N800,000 Fine
Banditry: Kaduna Extends School Resumption

Major Shake Up As Kaduna, FCT, 11 Other States Get New Police Commissioners
Tokyo Olympics: Sports Ministry Has Brought Shame To Nigeria, Says Dalung
IBB: There Would Have Been Coup If June 12 Election Wasn’t Annulled
IBB: Corruption Under Buhari Worse Than When I Was In Power
Nigeria’s Next President Must Understand The Economy – IBB
Officer Killed As Gunmen Set Imo Police Station On Fire
How Technology Will Rescue Nigeria’s Economy
BPE Queried Over Non-Remittance Of N8.7bn
Apapa: Call-Up System Has Collapsed – FG
Disquiet Over Closure Of Port Terminals In Lagos
Banks Settle Customer Complaints With N89bn In 3 Years
Anambra Guber: INEC To Deploy Apps To Avert Attack On Personnel, Facilities
IBB Rules Out Atiku, Tinubu From 2023 Race
Weeks After Defection: Matawalle, Yari Yet To Agree On ‘Sharing Formula’
The Exclusive Facts Of Kane Vs Spurs
CNN Fires 3 Staff For Working At HQ Without COVID-19 Vaccination
Nanono: ‘Nigeria On Verge Of Restoring Lost Groundnut Pyramids’
FG, Netherlands Launch Ranching Hub In Nasarawa
7 Reasons You Eat When You’re Not Hungry
Eye Twitching? Try Getting Enough Sleep
Cocoyam Prevents Diabetes, COVID-19 — RMRDC
‘We Sleep In Our Cars While On Night Duty’, LUTH Doctors Threaten Fresh Strike
COVID-19 Third Wave: WHO Donates 26 Ventilators To Nigeria
Niger Assembly Summons IBBU Management Over Fee Hike
FG To Uphold Skills Acquisition In Secondary Education
Man Nabbed For ‘Defiling’ 4-Year-Old Girl In Kwara
Ilorin Citizens Arrest Suspected Serial Burglar In Act
Police Recover N3m, Car From Murder Suspect In Akwa Ibom
Bayelsa Police Arrest 32 Cultists, Set Up Special Squad

Tribune

There is nothing new in Babangida’s interview, it’s a sour taste in the mouth ― Afenifere
No part of Nigeria will be neglected, says Buhari
Nigerians will not allow Nigeria become a one-party state ― IBB
Interesting Trends in Online Casino Slots Games
Oyo govt declares Tuesday, August 10, holiday for Hijrah
Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists now resort to video propaganda, says Army
FCT, 12 states get new Commissioners of Police
Man killed by armed robbers in Osun buried amidst tears
GEEP: FG targets 37m vulnerable citizens, marginalized youths
Zamfara speaker’s father, stepmother, four others kidnapped by bandits
Kidnappers demand N500m to release Bayelsa SSG Mother, N200m for Popular nightclub owner
Labour rejects FG’s reduction of domestic gas prices for electricity generation to $2.18
GTBank holds Autism Week as experts call for home-based database
Williams appointed Microsoft country manager, alumni association celebrates
IMF approves historic $650bn allocation of special drawing rights
Nigerians will not allow Nigeria become a one-party state ― IBB
Nigerian athletes at Tokyo 2020 got enough wears from AFA Sports ―…
Nigeria’s next president should be in his 60s, says Babangida
Rain destroys 2,300 hectares of farmland in Kaduna
Interesting Trends in Online Casino Slots Games
Police express worries over resurging cult-related…
Oyetola declares Monday, August 9, as Hijrah holiday
Oyo govt declares Tuesday, August 10, holiday for Hijrah
Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists now resort to video propaganda,…
FCT, 12 states get new Commissioners of Police
Military operations delaying schools resumption, says Kaduna…
Customs inefficiency behind Nigeria’s revenue, cargo losses,…
Need for visionary leaders in Nigeria re-echoes at Akinjide…
Man killed by armed robbers in Osun buried amidst tears
There is nothing new in Babangida’s interview,…
GEEP: FG targets 37m vulnerable citizens, marginalized…
President Barrow commends Nigeria’s drug war campaign
Kwara Speaker, Hashim, others to speak at Kwara youth summit
Supreme Court gets new Chief Registrar
COVID-19 Delta variant not synonymous with Delta State, says…
No part of Nigeria will be neglected, says Buhari
Osun to strengthen cooperative societies for economic…
Imo Police arrest 3 vandals
Arewa youth group backs Babangida on age limit for…
Nigerians will not allow Nigeria become a one-party state ―…
Breastfeeding: Foundation advocates increased use of mothers…
Ministries, Departments, Agencies of government evading…
Rain destroys 2,300 hectares of farmland in Kaduna
Police express worries over resurging cult-related…
Flood: IUFMP launches 2021 dredging of 45 rivers in Ibadan
Anambra 2021: Joy Emodi’s defection, a plus to APC,…
Benin monarch welcomes quadruplets
Oyetola declares Monday, August 9, as Hijrah holiday
Interesting Trends in Online Casino Slots Games
Customs inefficiency behind Nigeria’s revenue, cargo losses,…
Child molestation should be given weightier punishment ―…
Bandits kill police inspector in Imo as police repel attack
Oyo govt declares Tuesday, August 10, holiday for Hijrah
Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists now resort to video propaganda,…
Need for visionary leaders in Nigeria re-echoes at Akinjide…
Kwara Speaker, Hashim, others to speak at Kwara youth summit
Oyo commences residents’ registration Monday
FCT, 12 states get new Commissioners of Police
Man killed by armed robbers in Osun buried amidst tears
GEEP: FG targets 37m vulnerable citizens, marginalized…
COVID-19 Delta variant not synonymous with Delta State, says…
Breastfeeding: Foundation advocates increased use of mothers…
Arewa youth group backs Babangida on age limit for…
Ministries, Departments, Agencies of government evading…
Benin monarch welcomes quadruplets
Labour rejects FG’s reduction of domestic gas prices for electricity generation to…
GTBank holds Autism Week as experts call for home-based database
IMF approves historic $650bn allocation of special drawing rights
Editorial
The stalled US arms sale
On the origin of Ondo: The ancestral voice of Victor Kiladejo
Nigeria’s democracy and anti-free speech laws
Checking unhealthy, dangerous practices
Absence of Tinubu responsible for multiple ward congresses —Lagos APC factional…
Lekan Salami Sports Complex: Coming alive again for sports and people
Sonibare advocates cultivation, conservation of medicinal plants
Elizade University gets full accreditation in law, six other programmes
Don seeks affordable healthcare for informal sector workers
ANUA cautions against unlawful acts, commends CVC
Iyaibadan exploring entertainment industry in grand style
Davis Exotic Homes announces support for Mykmary Fashion Show and…
Summer Music Classes: ChOPiN, Ikoyi Club, Beloxxi Biscuits collaborate…
‘We pay between N3,000 to N4,500 to Agbero everyday’
NHIS sets 10-year target to provide full health insurance

The Guardian

Maria, Pere survive eviction as Big Brother reveals wild cards
Food outlet marks10th anniversary, donates to indigent pupils
Warri Kingdom gears up for coronation of Olu designate
Oba of Benin welcomes quadruplets as alma-mater visits
Govt seeks stakeholders’ collaboration in harnessing youths pential
Firms move to enhance digital investments by African businesses
Ministry of Science and Technology changes name
Osun monarch honours ex-Governorship candidate, Loye with chieftaincy title
AFA Sports celebrates ‘Nigerian spirit’ in Tokyo
Spanish media pore over Messi ‘drama’ as Barca exit looms
Guardiola confirms Man City interest in Harry Kane
Swiss confirm corruption probe into two former UEFA workers
‘Absolutely not’: Guardiola quashes talk of Messi move
Juve apologise for ‘unforgiveable mistake’ after women’s team tweet causes uproar
‘I got into music as an escape route’
Love in the time of COVID-19

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