News Headlines Aug 7, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Aug 7, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Abiodun, Amosun, APC in War of Words over Alleged Rigging of Gov into Office
Buhari Seeks Drastic Measures against Killing of Six Nigeriens in S’East
No Respite for Nigeria as Oil Production Falls to 1.083m bpd in July
BON, NGE, MRA Ask FG to Reverse N5m Fine on MultiChoice, Trust TV, Others
Adeleke Vows to Defend, Retain His Victory in Osun
Monkeypox: FG Puts Community Health Officers on Red Alert
APC Considers Badaru, Umahi, Akeredolu, Five Other Govs as Presidential Campaign Directors
ASUU Replies Keyamo, Says FG Using Delay Tactics to Prolong Strike
Nigeria Police Missing Abba Kyari, Says Suleiman
Ibom Air Clarifies Flight Q10307 Incident
AMAC Chairman to Appeal Judgement Nullifying Election
Group Accuses Ayade of Imposing PDP Member as APC Deputy Governorship Candidate
Ex-IG, Tafa Balogun, Laid to Rest in Osun
NYSC Urges Corps Members to Shun Cultism
As Conversations Shift to New Opportunities in Nigerian Economy
Arresting Naira’s Depreciation
Discordant Tunes over 5% Excise Duty in Telecoms Sector
Weststar, Toyota, Stallion, CFAO Headline Auto Journalists’ Training
APC Haunted by Buhari’s Performance
Will Umahi’s Victory Be Ephemeral?
Six Years after, 38 Army Officers Still Cry for Justice
Can Lalong Douse Tension over APC’s Muslim-Muslim Ticket?
Buratai’s New Stance on Tackling Insecurity
Confronting the Existential Scourge of Ritual Killings
Why is Uzodimma Always in Aso Rock?
Metaphor of the Leaning Tower
Even in Creative Sphere, Realities of Times are Taking their Toll
BBNaija S7: Who Leaves Big Brother’s House Tonight?
Ofili Becomes Third Nigerian Woman to Win 200m Final Medal Amusan, Brume target Games’ gold medals to cap fantastic season
Chelsea Battle Everton to Scrappy Win in Season Opener
Edo Grooming Talents with Maiden Gymnastics Championship
Questions Presidential Candidates Must Answer
Akin Mabogunje: A Rare Breed Departs

The Nation

Abiodun, Amosun in war of words over rigging claims
Senators move to drop impeachment threat against Buhari
Gunmen kill four police officers in Imo, raze station
Osun: I’ll defend my mandate at tribunal, Adeleke vows
Constitution amendment: NASS, state assemblies set to miss October deadline
‘Muslim-Muslim ticket can’t stop growth of other religions’
Don’t waste your chance to produce president in 2023, Adamawa…
At bay in Aso Rock
Tatalo Alamu
FG nabs five travellers with fake COVID-19 vaccination cards
Bandits kill two expatriates, two police inspectors in Kogi
Gunmen kidnap four-year-old boy, as father escapes abduction
‘Akwa Ibom APC Chairman Ntukekpo never committed…
PDP crisis: Makarfi seeks accommodation for Wike, others
Etinosa instructs partner’s side chick planning weekend…
EPL: Confident Tottenham recover to thrash Southampton
EPL: Chelsea win injury-hit Everton in scrappy game
BREAKING: Genesis gets Nigeria’s third gold in…
Okon and Malam Yisa call in the big whip
Tatalo Alamu
Afenifere, Tinubu and 2023 polls
Atiku and Muslim-Muslim ticket

The Punch

How I became VC of three varsities – Prof Samuel Bandele
Atiku, Sanwo-Olu, others party with Daisy Danjuma at 70
On Tony Elumelu, James Ibori’s ‘friendship’
Terrorists attack 16 military bases in 18 months, kill 800
How kidnappers killed my wife in broad daylight – Prof Adamolekun
PDP summons NEC meeting, George seeks Ayu’s removal
Abiodun, Amosun exchange hot words over 2023 elections
My daughter was kidnapped, raped for days – Father of Lagos schoolgirl
Nigerians react as FG proposes nationwide okada ban | VoxNaija!
Gunmen attack convoy, kill two expatriates, two cops
Six policemen, four others killed in Kogi, Imo
Police search for woman’s vehicle stolen by carjackers
Abducted Ondo travellers regain freedom
Abducted Ondo traditional ruler, others regain freedom
Nigeria should have surplus if politicians pay right taxes –Oyedele
High debt hurting investment in infrastructure –DMO
FG reviews oil lease administration process, acreage management
One dies as factions clash at PDP meeting
FG bullying ASUU by withholding salaries –Union’s investment secretary, Sado
PDP summons NEC meeting, George seeks Ayu’s removal
Atiku didn’t use and dump Wike, says group
Yahaya borrowing without considering Gombe’s future –NNPP gov candidate, Mailantarki
Nigeria on verge of equalling best Games record
Genk unsure of Onuachu’s return
Foxes will attack Bees –Iheanacho
BBNaija: Housemates forge alliances, ‘situationships’
Traumatic love experiences inspired my movie – Filmmaker
Men need higher standards for relationships — IK Ogbonna
Kidnappers asked Nollywood to support Nnamdi Kanu — Okereke
BBNaija applicants sent me nudes, N100m, N50m – Denrele
Editorial: Police harassment, extortion return in force
Educate, don’t impeach, the president
Plant-based milk: Sesame seed milk
The wet vagina
Why you need genetic counselling
For Inibehe Effiong
Taiwan must return to motherland
I can’t train our kids alone –Wife of slain banker
Keeping your child productive during holiday
We anticipate timely execution of our daughter’s killers –Hanifa’s dad
Vigilante murdered my husband on way home for dinner — Wife
Policemen laughed as we struggled to escape from terrorists – Cleric
How I strangled lady to death over N50,000 debt – Suspect
We will vote party that unites Nigerians – Kaduna CAN chair
Dangote, Obi, others attend mama Craig’s burial
Rape epidemic: Rapists prey on minors, parents worried
Modern military technology recommended to halt Nigeria’s festering security challenges
Consuming sugary food during pregnancy can make babies overweight – Gynaecologist
Doctors, lab scientists differ on interpreting patients’ laboratory test results
‘Applying mentholatum on babies nose, mouth risky, could cause seizures, respiratory depression’
Patronising health insurance in Nigeria frustrating, we are often cheated by HMOs –Subscribers
I dislike school, didn’t like library – Caleb varsity first-class graduate


Nigeria Leads Africa With 8 Gold Medals In Commonwealth Games
4 Policemen Killed, Properties Destroyed In Imo Terror Attacks
Regulatory Axe Looms Over 5 Insurance Firms
Gunmen Kidnap Boy, 4, As Father Escapes
FIFA Ranking: Super Falcons Drop To 46th Position
Nigeria Leads Africa With 8 Gold Medals In Commonwealth Games
Soaring Inflation Puts Central Banks In Tough Position – IMF
Sterling Bank Secures $25.5m Funding To Expand HEART Strategy
i-Invest Urges Regulation Against Threats In Fintech
Expert Advocates Cost Efficiency For Hospitality Entrepreneurs
Invest More In Renewables To Curb Worsening Energy Poverty – UN
2023: Zamfara PDP Guber Candidate Denies Rumoured Defection Plan To APC
Osun Gov’ship: APC, Oyetola File Petition At Tribunal
ASUU Strike: PDP Group Blasts Keyamo, Says APC Lacks Empathy
C’Wealth Games: Nigeria Women’s 4x100m Relay Team Qualifies For Final
Soaring Inflation Puts Central Banks In Tough Position – IMF
Sterling Bank Secures $25.5m Funding To Expand HEART Strategy
i-Invest Urges Regulation Against Threats In Fintech
Expert Advocates Cost Efficiency For Hospitality Entrepreneurs
Invest More In Renewables To Curb Worsening Energy Poverty – UN
Nigerian-American Music Star, Duncan Daniels, Speaks On How He Lost One Eye At 3

The Sun

Navy deploys NNS KADA to Guinea Bissau on ECOWAS mission
Tension in Imo, Kogi, Ekiti as gunmen go haywire
Unknown gunmen: Buhari frowns over killing of non-indigenes, policemen in Southeast
2023 presidency: Arewa makes U-turn on Atiku
3 killed, property destroyed as Osun politicians fight over election largesse
NASS: Threat to impeach Buhari real –Senator Bassey Gershom
No rift with my predecessor –Diri
Kogi: Again, bandits kill 1 Indian, their 2 police escorts, 2 coy staff, abduct 3 others
Army Cadets 69 Regular Course to fight insecurity–Director, Military Training
Gunmen invade Imo police station, kill 4 officers, Okada rider
…Security operatives descend on Izombe community, injure 10, raze property
When government agencies, security operatives work at cross purposes
NASS: Threat to impeach Buhari real –Senator Bassey Gershom
Our plan for Diaspora party in 2027 –Adedamola Aminu, former Mayor of Lambeth, UK
Abia guber: PDP aspirant opposes Ikpeazu’s stance on zoning
Bangladesh announces fuel price jump, stokes inflation fears
AIICO Insurance records N45.5bn gross premium in first half of 2022
FG blocks underperforming oil firms from accessing new acreages
Naira constant, exchanges at N428.12 to dollar
Investors gain N81bn as equity market closes positive
CAFCL/CC: Rivers Utd, others to know foes Monday
Aruna dumped out in Table Tennis
YSFON commiserate with family, SWAN over Oboh’s death
Onwuzurike breaks 16-year-old jinx, qualifies for 200m final
Ogunsemilore wins Bronze despite defeat to Irish boxer
Bath signs Michael Etete after trial with club
2023: Wikki Tourists boss promises to mobilize over 500,000 for Gov. Bala
Commonwealth Games 2022: Nigeria wins gold, bronze in shot put event
Amusan eyeing mother of all records for Nigeria
Commonwealth Games: Birmingham 2022 Medals Tally
Commonwealth Games: Team Nigeria wins four additional medals in day 9
CWG2022 Day 8: Team Nigeria increases tally to 7 gold medals
My inability to pass JAMB pushed me into Nollywood –Chioma Ezem, actress
Made Kuti preaches No More Wars in new single
Macaroni, Gloria Anozie, others share cuisine moments in Smoke Eat
The conquerors game
Hear from God before taking decisions
Scents of love
President Buhari is due for impeachment
Husbands and late-life bachelorhood
Re: Anti-malaria revisited
Abia suspends revenue firm’s contract over breach of regulation
Atiku/Wike meeting: Anxiety over Ayu position as party’s chair
Delta 2023: PDP members working with us to deliver Omo-Agege –Orubebe
Enugu market demolition, insensitive, says guber candidate, Ozoemena
Just 5% Nigerians living ethical lives can make country better –Anyanwu, Lions Club Governor
Muhammadu Buhari: Lingering ASUU strike and basket of broken promises
2023 polls: Ohanaeze, Igbo leaders, CSOs decry destruction of INEC facilities in Southeast
Economic downturn: Experts x-ray problems, proffer solutions
Army Cadets 69 Regular Course to fight insecurity–Director, Military Training
You’re shameless mole, Abia group berates Emenike for attacking Orji Kalu
INEC registration figures and desperation to disenfranchise Southeast in 2023
When government agencies, security operatives work at cross purposes

Daily Trust

You Can’t Gag Media, CDD Rejects Fine Imposed On Trust TV, Others
Maiduguri Truly Surprises
I Hear The Footsteps Of The Chickens (II)
Who Wants Buhari Out Of Office Now?
In Juxtaposing Rural Banditry And Drug Fusion In Contemporary Nigeria
Why Baby Head Is Unique To My Art – Brice Esso
Tiger Nut: Why Nigeria Must Cut A Piece Of $1bn Global Market
‘Bandits Now Disguise As Farmers To Invade Farms’
Climate Change: More Farmers To Adopt Biotech For Better Harvest, Cost
Sesame Farmers, Processors Eye Global Market Space As Export Hits $396m
3,000 Farmers Get Free Cocoa Seedlings In Ogun
Benue Exportable Agro-Allied Products Get Renewed Attention
Coconut: Farmer Urges FG To Utilise Potential To Increase GDP
AGRO SOLUTIONS: Crop Production Without Sun Possible, Study Reveals
2 Yobe Students Get N5m For Inventing Farm Tools
IFAD, FG Commit N428bn To Smallholder Farmers
The Night Is Over
Pope Francis The Pilgrim Of Peace
CJTF Arrests Woman Over Trafficking Of 3 Children
TETFund Boss Inspects Projects In Universities
Govt To Employ 1000 Teachers, Extends Reforms To Secondary Schools
Lagos Introduces Whistle-Blower Initiative To Curb Fraud, Revenue Leakages
Illegal Dept: TCN Staff Petition GM To FG
Why We Arrested LP Governorship Candidate – Police
Water Resources Bill Draconian, Needs Urgent Withdrawal – Gov Diri
6 Policemen, 2 Expatriates, 5 Others Killed In Imo, Kogi, Taraba Attacks
Discordant Tunes As IOCs Divest N20trn From Nigeria
EDITORIAL: Sanctions Against The Public Interest
Outcry As 16 Nigerians Killed Abroad In 2yrs Await Justice
How Nkrumah Sponsored My Studies In America – Sidi Ali
The Marriages Of Then And Now
Arewa Community Decries Arrest, Profiling Of Northerners Heading South
Should Uzodimma Concede Security Control To Non-State Actors?
Inside The Sultan’s Palace
Lagos 2023: Sanwo-Olu, Jandor Clash Over Campaign Billboards
Storm Over Soludo’s New Tax Regime
Despite Slow Funding Flow, African Tech Startups Raise $1.2bn In 3 Months
Shock, Mixed Feelings As UAE Tightens Visa Rules For Nigerians
Many Years After, Residents Nostalgic Of Kano’s Groundnut Pyramids
Stakes High As Kenya Goes To The Poll Tuesday
Video Depicting Terrorist Attack On Zuma Checkpoint False
Are Nigeria’s Federal, Appeal And Supreme Courts Headed By Christians?
Commonwealth Games: Amusan Set To Defend Title Today In Birmingham
Liverpool Stumble, Bournemouth Grab Win On EPL Return
Aiteo Cup: Kano Pillars, Lobi Stars Qualify For Quarter-Finals
Flying Eagles ‘School Boy’ Player Graduates From Secondary School
My Father Rebuked Me For Community Shield Miss – Haaland
NNL Charges State Football Associations On Games Integrity
Katsina, Argungu Glitters For 2022 Polo Festivals
Nigerian Sports Officials’ Obsession With Kits Mismanagement
Ethiopian Tadu Nare Wins Spar Grand Prix 10km
Espargaro Tops Free Practice For British MotoGP
Educate, Don’t Impeach, The President
Over 42,000 Candidates Wrote UTME Mop-Up – JAMB
Tafa Balogun, Former Inspector-General Of Police, Buried In Osun
Commonwealth Games: Team Nigeria Wins Additional 4 Medals
Buhari Condemns Killings In South East, Asks Leaders To ‘Forcefully’ Speak Against Action
Tottenham Record Biggest Opening Day Victory In Premier League, Sit Top
Taiwo Awoniyi Fires Blank As Nottingham Forest Suffer Defeat Against Newcastle United
Zamfara 2023: No Plans To Defect To APC, Says PDP Guber Candidate
EPL: Jorginho’s Penalty Earns Chelsea Maximum Points Against Everton
Abiodun Replies Amosun, Says Ogun Not Anybody’s Father’s Inheritance
Why We Arrested Plateau LP Gov’ship Candidate – Police
PHOTOS: #Obidients Hold Mega Rally In Nasarawa
PHOTOS: Shops, Cars, Houses On Fire As Gunmen Break Loose In Imo
IPOB Suffered Heavy Casualties During Imo Police Station Attack – PPRO
Bayelsa: I Have No Rift With Dickson – Diri
ASUU Strike: I Now Sell Potatoes, Says UniUyo Lecturer
Police Officers Gunned Down As Kidnappers Abduct Indians In Kogi
Four Cops Killed, Vehicles Burnt As IPOB Invades Imo Police Station
Despite Slow Funding Flow, African Tech Startups Raise $1.2bn In 3 Months
Shock, Mixed Feelings As UAE Tightens Visa Rules For Nigerians
Neimeth Seeks N5bn From Capital Market For Expansion, Upgrade
African Airlines Record 103.6% Rise In Passenger Traffic
Stallion Targets 20% Market Share With MG ZS Crossover
Commonwealth Games: Amusan Set To Defend Title Today In Birmingham
Editorial: Sanctions Against The Public Interest


PDP Crisis: Atiku, Wike agree on 14-member panel
Oyedepo tells ‘Winners’: Be obedient
I killed only 2 policemen, 2 civilians, gunman confesses in Anambra
Akwa Ibom 2023: Senator Akpan picks Rtd AIG as running mate
A man is not truly happy without money —Toolz
Spending money on me not a guarantee for my love —Actress Sandra Ifudu
What I can’t stand in a man — Kisa Gbekle
I ‘ve more than good chemistry with Ibrahim Chatta — Shola Subair
Saratu’s wish
A NEGOTIATOR’S BOMBSHELL: Highly placed people making money from insecurity
The goodness of God
Omatseye’s death wish
Coming to terms with your man’s impotence
Media control as part of Nigeria’s governance culture
Akwa Ibom 2023: Senator Akpan emerges YPP guber candidate
Okowa is the best Vice Presidential candidate
Battleground 2023: Like Osun, crises threaten APC in 20 states
IMO: Gunmen bomb police station, kill 4 officers, free 2 suspects
Why bandits hold captives after FG released 30 imprisoned terrorists — Sources
2023: Abiodun attacks Amosun, says Ogun is nobody’s inheritance
IPoB: We didn’t kill northerners
I lure women to hotels, drug, rob them clean, says man with over 30 victims
[Video] I get nudes; N100m, N50m offers from BBNaija applicants ― Denrele
Ne-Yo’s wife files for divorce, states fresh allegations
‘Embarrassing, disgraceful’ — Dino Melaye berates Festus Keyamo over comment on Atiku
Buhari urges community, religious leaders to speak more against killings in South-East
Kim Kardashian, Pete Davidson split after 9 months of dating
Review: Lyrical genius, Fireboy shows his phenomenal music craft in ‘Playboy’
Commonwealth Games: Favour Ofili wins silver in women’s 200m
Kidnapped Ondo traditional head, APC chieftain, others regain freedom
Troops over-run terrorists in fierce Monguno, Abbari encounter
2023: Zamfara PDP Guber candidate debunks rumour of defecting to APC
We’re proud of you, Akeredolu celebrates Ondo-born wrestler, Adekuoroye
[VIDEO] #BBNaija 7: Biggie to Introduce new housemates —Denrele
Iwobi impresses despite Everton’s loss to Chelsea
I’ll defend my mandate at tribunal — Adeleke
Photos: ADC’s NWC holds retreat
Oyetola, APC submit 1,240-page petition
Oshiomhole’s former Commissioner dumps APC
Why bandits hold captives after FG released 30 imprisoned terrorists — Sources
Reno Omokri slams Keyamo for saying Peter Obi has more experience than Atiku
I have lured, drugged, robbed over 30 women – Alleged serial thief
Amosun suffering from ‘out-of-office loneliness’, deserves pity — Ogun APC
Commonwealth Games: Favour Ofili wins silver in women’s 200m
Aribo’s Premier League debut ends in Southampton’s loss to Tottenham
Premier League: Fulham force Liverpool to 2-2 draw
Awoniyi subbed on as Nottingham Forest fall 2-0 to Newcastle
Why A-Ibom Chief Judge must face NJC panel — Lawyers
Concerning integrity and dignity
Enugu Capital City:As hurricane Onoh exhibits courage in leadership
China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity are inviolable
Our military is good but no political will to fight terror — Sen. Orker Jev
Nigeria remains Spain’s strategic partner – Consul General
I’m on my knees, call off this strike — Fayose’s aide, Lere begs ASUU
Presidency working toward stabilising education, keeping students in schools – Shehu
Keyamo to Parents: Beg ASUU to call off strike
Governor Abiodun confirms Banjo as substantive VC of TASUED
Hike in airfares: Our sector now in state of emergency – Aviation experts
Kadaria Ahmed expresses fears over 2023 elections, insists govt knows terrorists’ hideouts
Death for baby Hanifa’s killers

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