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News Headlines Aug 8, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Senate committee proposes 20 new states
Pastor Bakare’s flip-flop on Buhari
Police exhume body of 56-yr-old pastor buried in shallow grave
Gunmen kill man in Ekiti, abduct wife, daughter
Cholera kills 60 in Katsina
Stop politicising security matters, Ekiti govt. warns PDP
Buhari celebrates Ngige at 69
Group seeks public support for whistleblower policy
Anambra gov. polls: PDP threatens to sack erring members
I am Afraiding
An extraordinary rendition at Heathrow
Extraordinary rendition of the naira
Abba Kyari
Fake News: Misinformation in Disinformation Era
Ngige: Birthday in the season of accolades
Hunters to the rescue
When is a failed state?
There is no Place like Nigeria
APC’s conundrum: Did Osinbajo, et al., goof !
On impunity among the rulers and the ruled: a debate whose time has finally come
Tokyo Olympics: Rethinking Sports Administration in Nigeria
Hushpuppi Saga and Kyari’s seven fatal errors
AMAKA ANAKWE : I was in the right place at the right time
TIJANI BABANGIDA: Road to Atlanta ’96 soccer gold paved with challenges
GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO: Kobe Bryant made me believe in myself
KELECHI IHEANACHO: I’m feeling fitter and better
Breast milk: Baby’s first vaccine
COKER WURAOLA: How a stranger turned me into travel expert
Reuniting with my brother after 33 years
‘I ride commercial tricycle to see my children through school’
Igbo-Owu Old Students donate equipment worth N8million to Alma mater
All eyes on Makinde, as Oyo PDP crisis rages
Who is afraid of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu?
US, Mo Abudu set to produce movie on Hushpuppi’s lifestyle
Igboho’s Asylum: Obasanjo, Yoruba monarchs mount pressure on Benin Republic
JUST IN: Zulum reunites Chibok girl with mum
No one is funding Igboho’s suits, says lawyer
JUST IN: Niger APC Zone C chairman abducted in farm
Five killed in Zangon Kataf violence as troops rescue six victims in Jema’a
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Angel reveals Cross’ shenanigans after pool party
VIDEO: Passengers stranded as Abuja-Lokoja highway is flooded
BREAKING: Iheanacho’s goal helps Leicester City win Community Shield
Rita Daniels, FCC Jones emerge Ohaneze leaders
Lilian Esoro loses mother
Messi holds news conference at Camp Nou on Sunday
PHOTOS: Olympic medalists return home
Passengers, senator stranded as flood takes over Abuja-Lokoja highway
VIDEO: Excitement as Olympic team returns home
BREAKING: Brazil wins Olympic male football gold
Gunmen attack passengers in Ekiti, kill one, abduct others
Support Borno female workers with six-month paid maternity leave – UNICEF
Dikio to ex-agitators: bring your business proposals
Police exhume body of 56-year-old pastor kidnappers buried in shallow grave
Secret Sunday Igboho told me, by close ally
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Whitemoney blames Liquorose for fighting Beatrice
Arewa youths ask FG to ban #Big Brother Naija
Human trafficking: Police rescue six Christian teenagers in hijab, male agent
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Sammie, Liquorose become 500 Abeg Naira richer
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: All housemates are catching cruise, says Beatrice
Yari-led APC faction insists on validity of old membership cards
Why I wear white suits, by Oyedepo
PSG deny Messi transfer agreement after owner’s half-brother confirms deal
Bagudu declares Monday public holiday
Jealous wife hospitalised after attempt to commit suicide
Delta woman petitions AGF, IGP over unlawful detention of husband
Army debunks complicity of GOC in Plateau crisis
Kaga: Zulum opens 300 houses, road, shopping complex
Plateau killings: Operation Commander seeks support of traditional, religious leaders
FG tasked on provision of quality education
Alleged certificate forgery: I have confidence in the judiciary, says Reps spokesman
We need actionable intelligence, information sharing – COAS tells traditional rulers in Katsina
Why we slashed LGs salaries, by Yobe govt
Kashamu: 365 days without you
EFCC arraigns man for N40.5m fraud in Maiduguri
Plateau killings ungodly, inhuman, says Inter-Religious Council
800,000 infants die yearly from poor breastfeeding practices – UNICEF
PIB: FG to hold town hall meetings after presidential assent – Sylva
Inspector, three bandits die as gunmen attack Imo police division
MESSI-MERIZED : What next after Messi, Barcelona unprecedented divorce
COVID-19 Delta variant not synonymous with Nigeria’s Delta state, says Okowa
Anambra to become medical tourist hub soon – Obiano
Emmanuel suggests ways of taking ex-agitators off N65,000 stipends
Immigration officials collecting N5000 to issue visitors yellow cards at airport, says Wike
Group decries poor state of Anambra PHCs
Bayelsa police declare war on cultists, inaugurate anti-cultism squad
Ogun NMA to hold AGM
Gunmen kill man in Ekiti, abduct wife, daughter
Cholera kills 60 in Katsina
It’s unlikely to see an Igbo President in our lifetime – Okolo-Olisa
PDP: Addicted to crisis
PDP national officer withdraws resignation
Messi holds news conference at Camp Nou on Sunday
PSG deny Messi transfer agreement after owner’s half-brother confirms deal
MESSI-MERIZED : What next after Messi, Barcelona unprecedented divorce

The Punch

Community Shield: Iheanacho scores as Leicester beat City
Team Nigeria arrive in Abuja, Dare hails athletes
Being blacklisted made me become a producer –Rita Dominic
Foursquare church’s former General Overseer, Badejo, dies at 74
Buhari’s defence allocations hit N5tn, over 11,420 Nigerians killed in six years
Zulum receives returning Chibok schoolgirl, reunites her with family
Transfer: Lionel Messi rejects Neymar’s jersey number, picks new one -Report
Soldiers said they weren’t ordered to stop invaders from attacking Plateau communities – Monarch
How kidnappers killed, buried Rivers pastor after collecting ransom
Delta police arrest suspected murderer of pepper seller
Driver killed, passengers abducted as gunmen attack travellers in Ekiti
Possible ways to earn income online amid high unemployment
Treating existing investors well will attract new ones – ND Western boss
Nigeria still imports dirty fuel four years after ban
Stakeholders urge more Nigerian airlines to embrace code-sharing
IBB remains one of Nigeria’s greatest problems, can’t provide solutions –MKO Abiola’s son
Experts fret, urge action against climate change-related heat deaths
Plot to remove Secondus as PDP national chair cheap, will fail –Ardo, party chieftain
Kiddwaya’s mum, Susan Waya, floats governorship ambition
Nigeria ends Olympics with two medals
PSG win French season opener while Messi waits in wings

Leadership

Abba Kyari: When It Rains It Pours
How To Prevent A Tyre Blowout (1)
Disengaged Workers To Get Healthcare Coverage From Mutual Benefits
Collapse of MSMEs Could Be Avoided Through Insurance Coverage – Thomas
STOCK MARKET: Equites Market To Trade Positive Amid H1 Corporate Earnings
Dousing Ripples In APC Over Supreme Court Judgement
The End Time Virtue Of Moderation In All Things
The Prayer Battle III
We Create Every Single Set In Our Movies Because Of Insecurity, Costing Us More – Chloe
Farmers Lose Lands To Indiscriminate Mining In Kano LGAs
High Casualties As Hospitals Discharge, Reject Patients
How Taraba Poly Matriculation Turned Bloody During Cultural Display
Dousing Ripples In APC Over Supreme Court Judgement
APC Registers 1.3m Members In Katsina
APC Wins Councillorship Runoff Poll In Lagos
2023: Be Wary Of 3rd Force, Political Parties, CSOs Tell Nigerians
Anambra Guber: APGA Youths Endorse Umeoji’s Candidature
Anambra Gov’ship: AA Candidate Assures Integrated Infrastructure
Can SDP, Others Pull An Upset In Anambra?
Collapse of MSMEs Could Be Avoided Through Insurance Coverage – Thomas
STOCK MARKET: Equites Market To Trade Positive Amid H1 Corporate Earnings
Amidst Queues, Banks Struggle To Cope With Increased Forex Demand
Tokyo 2020: Team Nigeria Arrives Abuja
EDITORIAL
APC, PDP And The Politics Of Deception
Kyari: Let Nobody Play The Ethnic Card

The Sun

I’m single, looking for husband –Eucharia Anunobi, veteran actress
Buhari, Kalu hail Ngige at 69
My father was boss to my late husband at Railway Corporation –Mrs Helen Alex-Ekwueme
IPOB sit-at-home order: Igbo traders, market leaders disagree in Enugu
Court cases: I’m carrying my cross alone –Igboho
Gunmen kill husband, kidnap wife, daughter in Ekiti
Why bandits are beheading people in Imo
LASU VC race: Njonkama resigns from selection committee
Old Peers of Owerri pay WAEC fees for 25 brilliant students
Kanu: No sit-at home in Ebonyi tomorrow –Umahi
Ikpeazu signs Abia Diaspora Bill into law
Ministry of Science, Technology gets new name, re-strategises
Soludo’s guber ambition, divine project – Group
Insecurity: Ekiti PDP accuses Fayemi of making pact with bandits
2023 guber: It’s turn of Enugu East, West District tells Ugwuanyi
Anambra APC attacks Obi, Obiano, over performance claims
Anambra guber: AA candidate Etiaba unveils campaign agenda
Nigeria ends Olympic outing on 71st spot
Guardiola rules out Messi signing
Submission to God
Readiness for healing from heaven
Mysteries of faith (5)
New world of women recreating themselves
APC journey to perdition
Kyari to Disu: A memo
Were we created just to survive?
New world of women recreating themselves
Prof Attahiru Jega: Last whistle from a renowned umpire
Improving the quality of Nigerian food products
My shock moments living abroad –Ajakaiye
Cholera: Pains, sorrow

Daily Trust

APC Chairman Abducted In Niger
Concerns As FG Injects N3.8trn Into Moribund Refineries
EDITORIAL
Enough With The Strikes!
How Media Trial Affects Suspects, Cases
A Deadly Dereliction
Beyond The Messi Era
PHOTOS: Flood Takes Over Abuja-Lokoja Expressway
Hijrah: Look Out For New Moon On Sunday, Sultan Tells Muslims
COVID-19: Nigeria’s Active Cases Surpass 9,000
Why IBB Hit Buhari, Atiku, Tinubu – Don
Concerns As FG Injects N3.8trn Into Moribund Refineries
Explainer: What You Should Know About COVID-19 Vaccine, Pregnancy And Fertility
Corpse Of Unidentified Man Found In Ilorin
Northern Youth Group Honours Ogboni Fraternity Leader
World Bank Tackles Flooding With N1.5bn In Nasarawa
How Technology Will Rescue Nigeria’s Economy
BPE Queried Over Non-Remittance Of N8.7bn
APC Crisis: What Next For Buni Committee?
Anambra 2021: Why My Mother Is Backing Me For Gov’ship – Etiaba’s Son
‘Minna Govt House Waiting For PDP’
Saraya Yusuf Emerges Winner Of IBB Golf Kids Clinic
Nasarawa Utd Battle Underdogs Bayelsa United In Aiteo Cup Finals
Brazil Beat Spain To Win Olympic Men’s Football Gold
Team Nigeria Returns Home Hours Before Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony
Leicester Win Community Shield Through Iheanacho Penalty
BBNaija: Team Amazing Wins WAW Detergent Challenge
1990s Nollywood Movies To Reminisce On
Arewa Youths Ask FG To Ban BBNaija
How Plateau Youths Are Making Brisk Business From Flower Farming
Assist Animal Farmers Avoid Meat Shortages, Don Advises FG
Experts To Farmers: Plant More Economic Crops Between Rubber Trees
Northern Nigeria And The Unholy Trinity
Abba Kyari’s Twelve Sides Of The Story
Again, At The Olympics

The Guardian

Thousands flee Zangon Kataf, Kauru as herdsmen sustain massacres
APC congress: Buni seeks new lease amid contentions over upcoming convention
For Lagos agribusiness, better days are here
Kaduna: Rice farmers get seedlings, pesticides, fertilisers
When abuse of power disguises as media regulation
LPG price skyrockets, deforestation worsens despite 206t SCF deposit
Stop laying claims to Igboho’s court victory, counsel warns groups, individuals
Hijrah 1443AH: Oyetola, Bagudu declare Monday public holiday
NAFDAC cautions against use of cancer-causing azo dyes, sniper as preservation
Police nab prime suspect in murder of pepper seller
Oborodudu, Brume Arrive In Abuja, Get Rousing Reception
Messi to break silence on Barcelona departure as PSG wait
Aiteo Cup: Bayelsa Queens take on Robo Queens, Nasarawa will engage Bayelsa Utd
Proper planning responsible for Canada gold medal, Mabo tells NFF
Ex-NFF boss, Late Oneya to be buried September 10
PSG win French season opener while Messi waits in wings
Lagos, Ogun Council Polls: Imperative of service at grassroots
‘President Buhari engaged in anti-party by imposing Buni-led caretaker committee on APC’
Ortom urges Nigerians to dump APC
Editorial
Attack on journalists as threat to democracy
Buhari and his FCT minister’s inaction
Profs Rasheed, Oloyede: Pillars in University system
Over the moon, so happy, thanks
Fosudo wins 4th beeta playwriting competition
Native tales is a birthday gift to my daughter — Adams
Duke of Shomolu takes Awo, Aremu to glover hall
With Docu-film, hFACTOR debunks eviction narrative
Power of a praying church – Part 1
Shameful faces of Sango-Ota township roads
When your wife is her mummy’s pet
It is written of me – Part 3

Tribune

Borno governor receives Chibok girl who surrendered with her husband
Oyo CP warns against 8/8 cult celebration, says topmost priority is to protect lives, property
Government, parents helpless as kidnappers hold on to abducted students
NAF jets destroy bandits’ camp, kill 78 in three-day bombardments in North West
20-year-old cobbler arrested for alleged murder of 50-yr-old pepper seller
Kano Hisbah board unravels mystery behind missing 4-year-old boy
APC, PDP in war of words over insecurity in Ekiti
Wife petitions AGF, IGP over alleged unlawful detention of husband in Abuja
My wife strips naked, pulls my penis when fighting me —Husband
He broke my arm, beat me to coma ’cos he suspected I was sleeping with his friend —Wife
I found a receipt indicating my husband bought her girlfriend pant —Wife
Oyo CP warns against 8/8 cult celebration, says topmost priority is…
Government, parents helpless as kidnappers hold on to abducted
2023 presidency: We’ll resist having another old, sick president…
NAF jets destroy bandits’ camp, kill 78 in three-day…
Southwest can compete globally if its mineral resources are…
Why I always wear white suits ― Bishop Oyedepo
20-year-old cobbler arrested for alleged murder of 50-yr-old…
Police parade criminals in Osun for rituals, armed robbery
IPOB sit at home: We will not compel anyone to disobey ―…
Oyo CP warns against 8/8 cult celebration, says topmost…
Imo, Anambra APGA pledge loyalty to Jude Okeke, disown…
Ighoho’s lawyer denies getting financial support for…
APC, PDP in war of words over insecurity in Ekiti
Makinde swears in seven re-appointed commissioners, assigns…
NGOs canvass for media support in the coverage of activities
Amnesty seeks business proposals, shuns contract application…
Local hunters kill 20 bandits in fierce gun duel in Niger
Ikpeazu signs Abia diaspora bill into law
2023 presidency: We’ll resist having another old, sick…
Wedding photos: Sharia police moves against Buhari’s son’s…
NSCDC rescues abandoned day-old child in Kwara
Southwest can compete globally if its mineral resources are…
Obiozor salutes Ohanaeze Youths and Women wings on…
Our state will not observe IPOB sit-at-home order — Ebonyi…
Bauchi Assembly accuses NSCDC, fire service, Immigration…
Borno governor receives Chibok girl who surrendered with her…
Ikpeazu assures Abia women on gender-based violence
Gombe GoHealth concludes accreditation of health care…
20-year-old cobbler arrested for alleged murder of 50-yr-old…
Makinde swears in seven re-appointed commissioners, assigns…
40,000 farmers to benefit from World Bank-Assisted programme…
Oyo CP warns against 8/8 cult celebration, says topmost…
Government, parents helpless as kidnappers hold on to…
2023 presidency: We’ll resist having another old, sick…
APC, PDP in war of words over insecurity in Ekiti
NGOs canvass for media support in the coverage of activities
Wedding photos: Sharia police moves against Buhari’s son’s…
Local hunters kill 20 bandits in fierce gun duel in Niger
Ikpeazu signs Abia diaspora bill into law
Our state will not observe IPOB sit-at-home order — Ebonyi…

Vanguard

Zulum receives returnee Chibok schoolgirl
Traditional worshippers bemoan cost of living, task muslims on prayer for Nigeria
Police nab fake lawyer trying to secure suspect’s release
Benue APC senatorial candidate leads over 80,000 followers, supporters to PDP
Too early for 2023 politics
Troops rescue 6 people, foil 2 kidnap attempts in Kaduna – Commissioner
The Thief in The Night soReconsider courts’ annual vacation, AJ tells CJN, NJC
COVID-19: Nigeria to begin administering 2nd batch of vaccines Aug 10
Police arrest suspected murderer of pepper seller in Delta
Stop politicising security matters, Ekiti govt warns PDP
Conspiracy against 2023 elections must stop
Taraba varsity ASUU threatens strike over poor implementation of agreement
2023: Christian Association pushes for Yahaya Bello to succeed Buhari
The real rejig our security needs
Foursquare Gospel Church former G.O, Badejo, dies at 74
Anti-graft War: EFCC to partner Ahmadu Bello Foundation on youth enlightenment
Chinese loans and our sovereignty (2)
UNICEF tasks journalists on public advocacy on adequate breastfeeding
TOKYO 2020: The end has come
Chinese loans and our sovereignty (1)
Double standard approach to dealing with insecurity
Tokyo 2020: Oborududu, Brume lead Team Nigeria back to rousing welcome
Agege runoff poll: LASIEC decries voters’ apathy
Akwa Ibom: Remains of late prospective corps members laid to rest
2023: It’s Enugu East Senatorial district’s turn to produce your successor – Enugu West tells Gov. Ugwuanyi
Man United’s Lingard tests positive for COVID-19
FOOTBALL: Heartbreak for Spain as Brazil seal late Olympic gold
Koeman hails departing Messi, as PSG move inches closer
‘Seniorman’ Iheanacho seals Community shield victory for Leicester
Financial institutions need tech to innovate, boost services —CFO Autocheck
$10,000, $7,000 reward for Oborodudu, Brume an insult ― Amike
APC wins councillorship runoff poll in Lagos
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Sports Ministry to foot medical bills of four athletes
Just in: Mimi Adzape-Orubibi dumps APC, leads over 80,000 followers, supporters to PDP
Troops foil 2 kidnap attempts, rescue 6 in Southern Kaduna
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Minister salutes Team Nigeria
Stop politicising security matters, Ekiti govt warns PDP
How APC ward congress held in Kwara without hitch
APC: A congress of crises
Ward Congresses: 243 aggrieved Benue aspirants drag APC to court
Corruption: Military not same as democratic govt, ACF chieftain replies IBB
TOKYO 2020: The end has come
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Sports Ministry to foot medical bills of four athletes
ThisDay

Breaking: Captain Hosa Okunbo is Dead
ACF, Afenifere Back Babangida’s Proposal on Next President’s Age
PDP Govs, BoT C’ttee Weigh Options to Rescue Party ahead of 2023
Hollyfrontier to Acquire 97-year-old 115,000bpd Refinery for $2.6bn
Saraki, Experts to Discuss Potential of FinTechs
East Zone Should Produce Next Gov, Enugu West Tells Ugwuanyi
Jubilation as Tanko Beji Emerges Niger PDP Chairman
Buhari Mourns Ex-General Overseer of Foursquare Church, Rev Badejo
News in Photographs: Seven Years After, Abducted Chibok Schoolgirl, Ruth, Reunites…
APC Faction Insists on Validity of Old Membership Cards in Zamfara
Firm Petitions Lagos AG, AIG Zone 2 over Activities of Land…
ACF, Afenifere Back Babangida’s Proposal on Next President’s Age
Abducted Chibok Girl Reunites with Parents, Seven Years After
Customs: Only Items Imported by Buhari Exempted from Duties, Taxes
Nigeria to Begin Administering Second Batch of COVID-19 Vaccines Tuesday
Kyari Insists on His Innocence of FBI’s Allegations
Obasanjo Visits Benin Republic, Seeks Soft Landing for Igboho
Panic as Cholera Claims 60 Lives in Katsina
MTN Group Repatriates $280m Dividend from Nigeria
Gunmen Kill Husband, Abduct Wife, Daughter in Ekiti
Governors’ Defection to APC, Indication of One-party State Dictatorship, Oshun…
Soldiers Watched Herdsmen Killing My People, Plateau Monarch Alleges
Mailafia: Nigeria Risks Descent into Debt Distress
Osborne Residents Protest Contractors’ Refusal to Obey Court Orders
Police Warn IPOB against Enforcing Sit-at-Home in Anambra
Jide Omokore’s Wife, Angela Ebagua Opens Multimillion Naira Event Centre
Abba Kyari – Super Cop, Super Turkey
Nigeria’s International Image: Beyond Political Chicanery, National
Plateau Killings Against Islamic Teachings, Says JNI
PDP Chieftain Accuses Group of Hijacking Party in Katsina
Buhari Felicitates With Ngige at 69
Local Hunters Kill 20 Bandits in Niger
Ambazonia Refutes Claim of Alliance with IPOB
Accelerating Investments in Agriculture to Boost Economy
How Telecoms Impacted Lives, Economy in 20 Years of…
To Revive Textile Industry, Govt Should Encourage Importation of…
Debunking the Age-old Housing Deficit Assertion
A Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting
Pushing Their Atrophied Visions, APC, PDP Court Implosion
APC Congresses in Ekiti Expose Tinubu, Fayemi’s Tussle over…
Can Disu Wear Kyari’s Big Shoes on Intelligence Gathering?
Landlord Accuses AMCON of Flouting Court Order
NELSON JACK THE MAN WHO INVENTED STAGENEERING
Babangida on Maryam, Family and the Children
Transforming Lives Through Thistles and Time
The Charm and Grace of Nana Otedola at 55
‘Senior Man’ Iheanacho Wins Community Shield for Leicester
Brume, Oborududu Get Rousing Reception in Abuja
Benin City Agog for Historical AITEO Cup Finals
THE ESSENCE OF SPORTS NUTRITION
ESE BRUME – WELL DESERVED VICTORY
No, IBB, Power Rotation is Democratic
A Cop and the Cult of Mammon
Editorial
NARD STRIKE AND NGIGE’S THREAT
Make the Tokyo Olympics Shame Our Phoenix

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