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News Headlines Aug 9, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Ex-Foursquare Church’s G.O. Badejo dies at 74
U.S: Security ties with Nigeria not threatened
My mission in All Progressives Congress, by Olawepo-Hashim
Resident doctors protest as ‘no work, no pay’ rule begins
‘Seven criteria investors must meet to access N250b gas intervention fund’
Southeast governors, IPOB clash over ‘ghost’ Monday
Tributes flow for business mogul Okunbo
Budget: Aso Villa laments non-release of full allocation
Naira on rebound
Pressure mounts on PDP chairman Secondus to quit
Senate panel to recommend breakup of police operations
AFF, Access Bank deepen digital inclusion for students
Lose canons and stray deaths
Raising profitability, customer service with digital banking
Stanbic IBTC: N100b infrastructure fund’ll benefit investors
Nigeria drives Airtel Africa strong first-quarter performance
Sterling Bank simplifies loans for micro traders
Three idols
Access Bank closes banking gap with 74,000 agents
15 companies sign on to close gender gaps
Investors gain N137b on 19,617 deals
Why Nigeria is losing aviation investment to Ghana
Nigeria’s telecoms sector attracts fresh N822.66b
‘Fed Govt loses over N5tr revenue to corruption, foreigners at ports’
Imperatives of a safer cyberspace for Nigeria
Abba Kyari: The turning point
Facebook silences the people who know its operations best
‘Ghost’ referendum
Local Governments: As hoodlums now call the shots
IBB’s right, political class divided Nigeria
Unhelpful trend
Rice export
Counting the cost of Twitter suspension
11 things to know about late Captain Hosa
Four housemates make surprise entry as three exit BBNaija
Sit-at-home: Police arrest 29 suspected IPOB/ESN members in Imo
PDP Reps caucus to Secondus: resign honourably to save our party
Ayefele’s publicist David Ajiboye dies
JUST IN: APC Govs in crucial meeting
Three die in Ondo accident
Buhari calls Erdogan, expresses Nigeria’s sympathies over wildfires
Igboho will return back to Nigeria soon, Akintoye vows
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Emmanuel rejects liquorose kiss offer
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Yerins evicted as Biggie introduces two new housemates
Fayemi mourns ex-Foursquare Gospel Church Overseer, Badejo
Police arrest 2 suspected drug peddlers in Delta
Kinsmen demand respect for Sunday Igboho’s rights
Drama as kidnappers free club owner, detain wife, father-in-law over N185m shortfall
Crisis lingers in Ondo community six years after monarch demise
Tokyo 2020: Nigeria finishes 74th, 8th best from Africa
Nnamdi Kanu’s brother suspends IPOB sit-at-home order
CAN condenms IPOB’s sit at home order
One dies, many injure in Ondo boat mishap
PFN mourns ‘worthy leader’ Badejo
Mother of two pours hot water on woman inside church
Billionaire businessman Capt. Hosa Okunbo dies at 63
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Gists from second Saturday night party
Shoe cobbler reportedly kills brother after quarrel in Aba
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Recap of week one, two
Buhari mourns Hosa Okunbor
MTN thanks Nigerians on 20th anniversary
Akpanudoedehe behind APC losses in A’Ibom-Ward chairmen
NDLEA recovers 8,268kg of illicit drugs in raids, arrests 15
10 memorable quotes from Leo Messi’s tearful presser
Senate panel refers bills on state creation to INEC for referendum – Ajibola
Tearful Messi bids Barcelona goodbye
NKATA NDI INYOM Igbo holds inagural conference
No going back on sit-at-home order – IPOB
IPOB’s sit-at-home : Absentee workers will forfeit August salary, Obiano threatens
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Maria is disrespectful, says Boma
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Liquorose emotional after getting drunk
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Pere says Maria doesn’t matter
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Angels shuns Sammie
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Beatrice, Whitemoney drunk to stupor
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Cross, JayPaul fear for Saskay’s health
60 die as cholera hits Katsina
Bitter Rain hits cinemas on August 13
Foundation partners UNIZIK to lift less privileged in Anambra
Onyeka Onwenu: I received a marriage proposal from Fela
Akwa Ibom indigenes demand credible poll in Anambra
Ikpeazu signs diaspora bill into law
NSCDC nabs five suspects with adulterated petroleum products
Bayelsa urban renewal: Taskforce begins arrest, prosecution of errant landlords, traders
FUTO: Host communities demand compensation over land acquired 38 years ago
Suspected murderers of Delta woman in Police net
Disregard IPOB stay-at-home order- Abia Govt. urges residents
Former APC guber aspirant to build law faculty, mosque for FULafia
Niger develops sanitation safety plan to stop open defecation
Kebbi, Jigawa declare Monday Islamic New Year holiday
Group backs Bello’s presidential ambition
Clamour for power shift: Benue Deputy Governor pays homage to Tiv paramount rulers
StarTimes roll out plans for summer holiday contents
King Joel: I prayed for my net worth to be $10m by end of 2021
Sapphire Youngsters aims at actualising teenager’s dreams
Basement Reality show: Cynthia speaks on winning N25m, car
Slimcase: There is no excuse for failure
SMEDAN boosts over 1,000 youths with business skills
‘It’s the turn of Enugu East to produce governor’
MTN Foundation sets to give scholarships to students
Cedarwood estate delivers keys to pioneer subscriber
We have no alliance with Nnamdi Kanu – Ikome
Experts laud A/Ibom as Nigeria’s hospitality destination
‘Crypto currency an idea whose time has come’
Bitcoins: to be or not to be?
SON to steel manufacturers: calibrate equipment or face prosecution
16 prospective corps members test positive for COVID-19 in Bauchi
Europe leading tech developer, Piql berths in W/Africa
U.S. Mission mulls increased investment in Nigeria
Troops rescue 16, foil two kidnap attempts in Kaduna – Commissioner
Platinum app to convert airtime to cash
Popular Nollywood actors making waves in online skits
Lagos monarch marks 6th anniversary
Why govt policies, programmes fail – Keyamo
AdCademy Masterclass: AAAN Announces Resource Persons
The Aguiyi in my husband
SNAPSONG 135
‘Outdoor installations add value to artists’
Ogun monarch bags honorary doctorate degree
Hamzat tasks Nigerians on nation-building
Anambra election: Group urges mass support for Umeoji
Babaji Sunday takes over as CP FCT
Babaji Sunday takes over as CP FCT
Nwankwo warns IPOB, MASSOB, says Nigeria won’t disintegrate
Buhari mourns former Foursquare GO Badejo
Tropical diseases: 122 million Nigerians at risk, says UNICEF
NUC accredits 17 academic programmes for Atiba University
Money politics may never be eradicated in Nigeria – Accord Party chieftain
COVID-19: Administration of four million Moderna vaccines starts on Tuesday
Ogun to commence mass registration of property title documents
Dr Akhabhoa harps on merits of breastfeeding
APC wins councilorship runoff poll in Lagos
Ex-Foursquare GO Badejo dies at 74
Chibok girl reunites with mother seven years after abduction by Boko Haram
Yoruba Committee submits petition for referendum on own nation
Academic City University unveils degree in Artificial Intelligence
I paid N100,000 to a human rights lawyer to get federal high court identity card— fake lawyer
Wabba decries high cost of gas to GENCOs, mulls $1.50 per MMBtu

ThisDay

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
Tokyo 2020: A Day After Another Team Nigeria Fiasco
Mourinho Sees Red in Roma’s Defeat at Betis
Doctors’ Strike: Kaigama Expresses Worry over Looming Health Emergency
APC Registers 1.3m Members in Katsina
Buhari Mourns Idahosa Okunbo
Senate Denies Proposing Creation of New States
Anticipated $3.4bn SDRs from IMF, $6.2bn Eurobond Issuance Lift Naira at…
Women in Agriculture to Benefit from AfDB’s $150m Fund
Unity Bank Unveils Platform to Combat E-Banking Fraud
GCR Assigns Investment Grade Ratings to Greenwich Merchant Bank
Insecurity: Ad Spending Drops as More Advertising, Experiential Practitioners Avoid Northern…
NIPOST Alleges Shady Deals in Capital Market, Raids Firm over N15m…
APGA May Lose Its Only Treasure, Anambra
Olawepo-Hashim Explains His Membership of APC
Who Are Nigeria’s Most Engaging Politicians on Social Media?
Hushpuppi, Abba Kyari and the ’40 Thieves’
RESTRUCTURING: WHY OBASANJO MUST ACT NOW
Premier Academy: Keren Could Have Been Alive If Left in School
WHITHER NIGERIA’S MANIFEST DESTINY TO LEAD AFRICA?
GOMERM Holds Annual Power Conference
Team USA Tops Tokyo 2020
Tearful Messi Confirms Barca Exit, Close to PSG Deal
Mourinho Sees Red in Roma’s Defeat at Betis
Editorial
CONTAINING THE LOOMING HUNGER

The Punch

NDLEA seizes Europe-bound drugs from courier firms, uncovers 8,268kg cocaine, others
Senate not in position to create states – Spokesman
Akwa Ibom gov’s wife worries as seven fathers rape daughters
Woman pours hot water on church member who accused her of dating husband
Ogboni chief, herbalist kill money ritual seeker, share body parts
Igboho: Why I relocated to Benin Republic -Prof Akintoye
FG postpones vaccination resumption indefinitely, lists 3,707 cases in seven days
NDLEA seizes Europe-bound drugs from courier firms, uncovers 8,268kg cocaine, others
Ogun housewife goes missing while buying balloons for sick husband
One killed, many injured in Ondo boat accident
Leadway HMO introduces healthcare products
56,000 construction projects worth N12tn abandoned nationwide – Surveyors
Lagos govt says planning information remains free
SON plans laboratory in Calabar
PDP govs meet today, Reps caucus demands Secondus resignation
Ekwunife heads campaign, as PDP govs reconcile aspirants
‘I don’t need godfather to be gov’
Electoral Bill: CSO urges Buhari to withhold assent
Tottenham ready to pay £60m for Inter striker Martinez
Friendly: ‘Messi-less’ Barcelona beat Ronaldo’s Juventus 3-0
Ligue 1: Fans attack players with bottles as Marseille beat Montpellier
Newcastle agree £25m Willock fee
BBNaija S6: Four new housemates introduced
BBNaija S6: Yerins, Niyi, Beatrice evicted
BBNaija S6: Tearful Yerins says eviction will be emotional

Leadership

PDP To Masari: Tell Buhari To Tackle Banditry
Buhari Condoles With Foursquare Over Badejo’s Death
2023: The Familiar As Unknown (3)
Federal Govt Begins Second Phase Of GEEP
How We‘re Bridging The Housing Deficit In Kaduna – Commissioner
NDLEA Arrests 15, Recovers 8,268kg Of Cocaine
7 Fathers Arrested For Raping Daughters In A/Ibom
Why I Opted For APC, Says Olawepo-Hashim
Anambra Guber: Ekwunife Reconciles With Ozigbo, Heads PDP Campaign
Saudi Arabia Opens Umrah Pilgrimage To Vaccinated Foreigners
PDP CRISIS: Battleground Shifts To NASS As Reps Caucus Demands Secondus’ Sack
PDP To Masari: Tell Buhari To Tackle Banditry
Why I Opted For APC, Says Olawepo-Hashim
Anambra Guber: Ekwunife Reconciles With Ozigbo, Heads PDP Campaign
APC Governors Meet Over Cracks In Party
Hilton City To Reduce Nigeria’s Housing Deficit, Says Realtor
Farmers’ Radio To Improve Awareness, Credit Uptake – Sterling Bank
Tearful Messi Confirms Barcelona Exit
FCMB Wins Kaduna Corporate League Title
Sports Ministry To Pay Athletes Medical Bills
Niger To Replicate Kaduna Sporting Facilities- Commissioner
Lukaku Set For Chelsea Return As Blues, Inter Agree £97.5m Deal
BBNaija 6: Niyi, Beatrice Evicted After Yerins
BBNaija 6: Fresh Twist As 4 New Housemates Join House 2 Weeks After
BBNaija 6: Yerins Becomes First Housemate To Be Evicted
[EDITORIAL] Dangote, NNPC: Building Energy Synergy
2023: The Familiar As Unknown (3)
Fees Increase: A Silver Lining In The Cloud (Column)

The Sun

BREAKING: PDP crisis: Reps caucus asks Secondus to resign immediately
Kalu mourns demise of business mogul, Idahosa Okunbo
Nnamdi Kanu’s trial: IPOB suspends sit-at-home order
BREAKING: Capt. Hosa Okunbo is dead
Supreme Court: Suspense as APC leaders wait on Buhari
…Party’s youths warn against defectors with questionable character
School abduction: NANS asks FG to declare bandits terrorist group
Okunbo: Buhari, Obaseki, Kalu, CMA, Agba, Oshiomhole mourn
Lalong expresses regrets over Insecurity in Plateau communities
COVID-19: FG postpones second batch vaccination over ‘unforeseen circumstances’
Kalu mourns demise of business mogul, Idahosa Okunbo
Anambra guber: PDP appoints Ekwunife Campaign DG
Anambra Guber: APC mobilises support for Andy Uba
Niger PDP returns Tanko Beji as Chairman
NNPC posts ₦43.57bn trading surplus in April
Sanwo-Olu tasks insurers on creating MSMEs-oriented products
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
Enyimba, agents differ in Iwuala’s $1m price tag
Tokyo Olympics: Brazil wins football event gold
Spartak Owner’s wife wants Victor Moses axed from club
2021 UEFA Super Cup final live on DSTV, GOTV
Tearful Messi confirms he is leaving FC Barcelona
Minister praises Medalists
Messi ready to sign for PSG
Kpalukwu commends Gov. Wike over Rivers Utd
Submission to God
Readiness for healing from heaven
Mysteries of faith (5)
New world of women recreating themselves
Bioresources Development Centre, Aniocha South Council to partner on fish production
Agba, CMA mourn Captain Hosa ‎ ‎ ‎
APC Govs DG chides striking doctors
Hushpuppi: North’s Coalition, NGOs demand review of Kyari’s suspension
Capt. Okunbo’s death irreplaceable loss to humanity-Oshiomhole

Tribune

Confusion as Kanu’s younger brother suspends IPOB sit-at-home order
Family announces the passing of Captain Hosa
Monday sit-at-home order is sacrosanct, IPOB insists
NNPC made over N1 trillion gross earnings in five months
Future Project Africa launches its report on LG performance
PVC: Bauchi CAN advises members to register, join political parties of choice
Yinka Ayefele’s spokesperson, David Ajiboye, dies
NGO trains students on leadership and politics
NAQS advises exporters, travellers to subject agro-products to pre-export quarantine checks
Sisters found with 700 wraps of marijuana, couple caught with ammunition in Delta
Oyo police commissioner honours eight officers for excellent performance, five others promoted
Oyo civil defence nab suspected armed robber in Ibadan
Edo billionaire, Captain Hosa, dies at 63
Probe spending of N881bn by 367 MDAs without appropriation, SERAP…
Rampant bandit attacks in Katsina mark of Buhari’s failure ―…
Osbourne Foreshore residents protest in Lagos
NNPC made over N1 trillion gross earnings in five months
Future Project Africa launches its report on LG performance
Group alleges manipulation of Oyo APC Ward Congress result
Gunmen abduct zonal APC chairman in Niger
PVC: Bauchi CAN advises members to register, join political…
Guber 2023: Enugu West group affirm its East’s turn
Community hails Onyejeocha as FG commissions erosion, flood…
Obaseki, Agba, CMA mourn Captain Hosa
Jos killings: Reps member tasks FG on deployment of…
NAQS advises exporters, travellers to subject agro-products…
Over hundred physically challenged persons complete Kogi…
Buhari mourns late Captain Okunbo
Oba Tejuoso reconciles African Church members after two…
Rotary Club inducts new members as Kolawole steps in as new…
Military kills four notorious bandits, several others in…
State of the Nation: Akeredolu advocates for new…
States creation: Senate Committee dashes hope of agitators
Osbourne Foreshore residents protest in Lagos
Senate directs NBET to remit N132 million into CRF
Group alleges manipulation of Oyo APC Ward Congress result
Jigawa traditional leaders promise support to achieve…
Come back to APC, Omo-Agege appeals to Senator Urhoghide
NNPC made over N1 trillion gross earnings in five months
Gunmen abduct zonal APC chairman in Niger
Land grabbing: Real Estate firm begs Lagos AG, police for…
Community hails Onyejeocha as FG commissions erosion, flood…
Anambra guber: John Ikeotuonye is party standardbearer, not…
Future Project Africa launches its report on LG performance
PVC: Bauchi CAN advises members to register, join political…
Monday sit-at-home order is sacrosanct, IPOB insists
Book deposit: Authors, publishers risk N500,000 fine as NLN…
Over hundred physically challenged persons complete Kogi…
NGO trains students on leadership and politics
Buhari mourns late Captain Okunbo
State of the Nation: Akeredolu advocates for new…
NAQS advises exporters, travellers to subject agro-products…
Confusion as Kanu’s younger brother suspends IPOB…
States creation: Senate Committee dashes hope of agitators
Family announces the passing Captain Hosa
Military kills four notorious bandits, several others in…
Come back to APC, Omo-Agege appeals to Senator Urhoghide
Buhari: 658 days to go
Editorial
LAWMA trucks: Encouraging local innovation
On the origin of Ondo: The ancestral voice of Victor Kiladejo
PDP: Sow the wind, reap the whirlwind
Coronavirus Update
APC/PDP civil wars: Are political parties cancer in the body polity?
FACT CHECK: US did not give Nigeria 48 hours ultimatum to detain Abba Kyari
How I will change Anambra’s narrative as governor — Okonkwo, ZLP candidate

Daily Trust

Northern Coalition, Others Demand Review Of Abba Kyari’s Suspension
Governor Zulum, We Need More Secondary Schools In Bayo LGA
Niger State – Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind
Please Reverse The School Fees Hike In IBB University
Why Do They Want To Secede?
Stemming The Haemorrhage
Banditry: Tell Buhari He Has Failed, PDP Knocks Masari
NDLEA Recovers 8,268 Kilos Of Cocaine, Heroin, Skunk In Raids Across 7 States
As Prices Of Yams Soar, FCT Residents Go For Irish, Sweet Potatoes
Lai Mohammed’s Many Battles
BREAKING: Sultan Declares Tuesday Muslim New Year
COVID-19: FG Postpones Second Batch Vaccination Over ‘Unforeseen Circumstances’
Senate Lists Conditions For Creation Of New States
Police Ambush Bandits, Recover 300 Rustled Animals In Katsina
One Dies, 15 Injure In Ondo Boat Mishap
How Technology Will Rescue Nigeria’s Economy
Hospitality Industry: FG Tasks FTAN Excos On Members Unity
BPE Queried Over Non-Remittance Of N8.7bn
PDP Reps Caucus Asks Secondus To Resign
Anambra Election: PDP Reconciles Aspirants, Targets Victory
Banditry: Tell Buhari He Has Failed, PDP Knocks Masari
Double Joy As Bayelsa Utd And Bayelsa Queens Win 2021 Aiteo Cup
U.S Top Medals Table For Third Successive Olympic Games
Tearful Messi Confirms Barca Exit And ‘Possibility’ Of Joining PSG
Dare Charges NFF To Avoid 2022 World Cup Permutations
Badamasi Proud Of Katsina United’s Performance In 2021 NPFL Season
BBNaija: Three Housemates Evicted
BBNaija: Team Amazing Wins WAW Detergent Challenge
1990s Nollywood Movies To Reminisce On
Arewa Youths Ask FG To Ban BBNaija
COVID-19: Open Distance Learning Most Sought After – Director
Editorial
PDP, Get Your Act Together

The Guardian

Consumers bear burden of MDAs failure to pay N100b electricity bill
Doctors strike: NMA keeps mum despite FG’s threat
USA top Tokyo Olympics medal table as Team Nigeria finish 74th
Senate denies proposing creation of 20 new states
FG, CBN move to boost gas utilisation with N250b
Focus on e-transmission bill, PIB, relevant issues, don tells National Assembly
Buhari okays presidential wing for State House clinic
Tears as colleagues explain how Yabatech graduating student was murdered
Buhari tasked on report of NDDC forensic audit, new board
Apprehension, counter-directives over today’s sit-at-home order by IPOB
Oyo declares tomorrow public holiday for Hijrah
NDLEA nabs 15 drug dealers, recovers 8,268kg of illicit drugs
Edo government, Oshiomhole, others mourn as family announces Okunbo’s death
Tuanzebe returns to Villa on loan from Man United
PSG braced for Messi arrival
No Messi, no problem as Barcelona defeat Juventus
Tokyo counts cost of $15 billion pandemic Olympics ‘gamble’
Nadal drops shocker to Lloyd in Washington but foot better
UNIMAID Desert Warriors reach HiFL quarterfinals as OAU, BUK fall
Don’t assent to PIB, Niger Delta stakeholders tell Buhari
Editorial: DSS: Going beyond its brief
Tokyo Olympics: Rethinking sports administration in Nigeria
Letter to Chief Awolowo
Impersonation as bane of Nigeria’s building industry
Whither Nigeria’s manifest destiny to lead Africa?

Independent

APC Subverting The Will Of Nigerians On Electronic Results…
Saraki’s Invitation: What Does EFCC Really Want?
Buhari, PFN Mourn Badejo, Say His Legacy Worthy Of Emulation
Why We’re Training Judicial Officers On Child Rights Act –…
Publish Names Of Boko Haram Sponsors, Convene Food Security…
Ilupeju Lions Club Donates Child Delivery Items To Mushin…
Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial: Relations Of Detained 12 Travellers Cry Out…
NDLEA Arrests 15 Suspected Drug Dealers
Why Nigerian Airlines Are Yet To Benefit From $3.4trn AfCFTA Treaty Two Years…
Kanu’s Younger Brother, IPOB Disagree On Today’s Sit-At-Home Order
Northern Coalition, Others Demand Review Of Abba Kyari’s Suspension
FG Unveils N250bn Intervention Facility To Boost Gas Value Chain
SERAP Urges Buhari To Probe Spending Of N881bn By 367 MDAs
Buhari, Obaseki, Oshiomhole Mourn Captain Hosa Okunbo
SERAP Urges Buhari To Probe Spending Of N881bn By 367 MDAs
Buhari, Obaseki, Oshiomhole Mourn Captain Hosa Okunbo
PDP Leadership Crisis: How Northern Power Brokers Saved…
Buhari, PFN Mourn Badejo, Say His Legacy Worthy Of Emulation
Why We’re Training Judicial Officers On Child Rights…
Kane Set For Tottenham Talks On Monday, Santo Confirms
Grealish Sends Message To Man City Fans After Making Debut
Edin Dzeko Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Inter Milan –…
Man Utd Defender Axel Tuanzebe Returns To Aston Villa On…
Globally, Over 200 Million People Infected By Helminthiasis,…
How Nigeria Can Avoid Looming Debt Pitfall – Analysts
Auto Stakeholder Canvasses Investment In Natural Gas,
SEC Holds Second CMC Meeting 2021
Why Global Food Prices Declined In July For Second…
Nigeria’s Gas Reserves Veritable Vehicle For Energy…
UN Chief Repeats Call For Calm On Lebanon-Israel Border
Tokyo 2020 Games Was Most Challenging – International Olympic Committee
IOC President Declares Tokyo Olympics Closed

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