News Headlines Jul 12, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 12, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Petroleum Industry Bill
Osun: between model and mega-schools
The Sacrifice
The R.I.P. mirage
Agbado–Ijoko roads: SOS to Governor Abiodun
The rising cost of food!
Keeping Nigeria together and media’s dilemma
Lagos about to be overrun by beggars
Crackdown on separatists
Nigeria’s 50 years in OPEC
Bracing up to the COVID-19 variants
Darkening cloud
N6.5bn heroin seized at Lagos airport
Sisters keep mum’s decomposing body for nine days in apartment
Lightning kills three in Ebonyi
Police arrest nine cult suspects in Delta
Pupil needs N12m for kidney transplant
Committee laments inadequate homes for juvenile offenders
Houses, churches set ablaze in Benue communal clash
Set for higher altitude
On a rebound?
Telecoms: Major changes beckoning
Evolution of gas vehicles
Currency, debts amid hazy finances
Wanted: Pro-manufacturing policies to encourage scale, lower cost
Agriculture: Will there be food sufficiency?
Maritime: Modest growth expectation
12 memorable facts about Sound Sultan
PHOTOS: Messi smiles at last as Argentina win Copa America
Champion Messi speaks after Copa America win
BREAKING: Italy win Euro 2020
Eunisell pledges to help marginal field owners accelerate oil production
Lagos Govt: COVID-19 third wave here
BREAKING: Kingdom wins Nigerian idol season 6
JUST IN: 30 houses razed in Benue communal clash
Victor Uwaifo and I were street hawkers in Benin, says Igbinedion
NAFDAC cautions Nigerians against sanitisers with Methanol
Two kidnapped UNICAL Law students regain freedom
Ohanaeze meets, breaks silence on Kanu’s arrest
Samsung resumes activities at SHI-MCI Yard as Pacific Ruby berths in Lagos
Kidnapped Maiduguri Catholic Priest regains freedom
NDLEA intercepts N6.5bn heroin at Lagos airport, declares baron wanted
NDLEA intercepts U.K, Dubai-bound drugs
Kaduna declares Monday work-free to mourn ex Deputy Governor Bantex
Kanu: IPOB leader’s British passport in Kenya, says London newspaper
Five popular songs of late Sound Sultan
Ex Kaduna Deputy Gov Bala Bantex dies at 64
Lightening kills three in Ebonyi
Court rejects Yar’Adua’s daughter’s request for order against FCT Minister, others
Sound Sultan’s last appeal before death
Police confirm abduction of Provost, school teacher in Zamfara
El-Rufai mourns former Deputy Gov Bala Bantex
Tension in Abuja over #BuhariMustGo protest at Dunamis church
Why we acquired befitting secretariat, by Lai Mohammed’s legacy groups
Femi Kuti, 2baba, Jaywon, others mourn Sound Sultan
Oyo PDP crisis deepens as faction opens parallel office
How Sound Sultan lost cancer battle
APC dissolves caretaker committees in Zamfara
UPDATED: Popular rapper Sound Sultan dies at 44
Sound Sultan dies at 44
Two kidnapped Kaduna nurses regain freedom after 80 days
JUST IN: Bandits kidnap Emir, two grandchildren, eight others in Kaduna
We are serious about staff welfare —Asafa
Humanitarian minister urges Nigerians to stop blame game
Take part in political discourse, group charges Nigerian youths
Reps, NILDs advocate legislative centre to fight security challenge
Ogun Deputy Governor heads APC LG elections committee
Retirees laud Oyetola over contributory pension
Parents to save N820m monthly from home-grown school feeding in Katsina
Mary Lazarus: Wrong perception about actresses must change
Sponsored media attacks won’t deter me – Ortom
Nigerian Idol finalist, Francis tells farm to fame story
PIB will benefit Cross River, Bassey assures
Staying positive brought me this far, says DJ Nero
Daily survival in Nigeria a miracle, says Anglican bishop
You can go broke with Nigerian Idol’s N50m prize in a year, says Jemiriye
FRSC to Anambra motorists: update your papers or risk embarrassment
Obi to leaders: Stop inflicting more hardship on Nigerians
PIB: Ijaw youths kick against 30% for frontier explorations
Sani-Bello has reversed bad maintenance culture in Niger – Commissioner
Nigerians need repentance over shedding of innocent blood —Oyegbami
Buhari to launch Zobe water treatment plant
‘Why Lagos PFN is building investment secretariat’
Outcry as siblings keep septuagenarian mother’s corpse inside house for 9 days
Obasanjo, new party and a rebuttal
Ending endless slaughter
Shokunbi’s designs restore historical monuments
Well said
Anambra endows Achebe prize for Nigerian writing
The Mariner defends literature
Nigerian contemporary artists shine at Sotheby auction
Red Star introduces new app
Set for higher altitude
On a rebound?
Telecoms: Major changes beckoning
Evolution of gas vehicles
Currency, debts amid hazy finances
Wanted: Pro-manufacturing policies to encourage scale, lower cost
N6.5bn heroin seized at Lagos airport
Sisters keep mum’s decomposing body for nine days in apartment


Italy Beat England in Shootout to Lift Euro 2020
Barnabas Bala, Ex-Deputy Governor of Kaduna, is Dead
Breaking: Popular Nigerian Singer, Sound Sultan, is Dead
Diplomatic Community Meets, Writes N’Assembly over Draft Electoral Law
Court Rejects Yar’Adua’s Daughter’s Request for Order against FCT Minister, Others
2021 Eid-el-Kabir to Be Observed July 20, Says Sultan
Third Wave of COVID-19 Imminent, Sanwo-Olu Warns
Afenifere: Only Restructuring Can Save Nigeria from Catastrophe
NDLEA Intercepts N6.5bn Heroin at Lagos Airport
Kingdom Wins Nigerian Idol Season 6, Clinches N50m Worth of Gifts
Buhari Mourns Ex- Kaduna Dep Gov Bala
Nigeria Needs Prayers to Overcome Current Challenges, Says Omo-Agege
Police Confirm Abduction of Emir, 10 Royal Family Members
FG to Implement Policies That Will Tackle Niger Delta Challenges, Says…
ACF Commiserates With El-Rufai over Death of Former Deputy
Oba Adetona Backs US-based Musician‘s Prayer for Peace in Nigeria
Make-up Artist Missing in Lagos after Home Service
RMD, Kate-Henshaw, Others Mourn Sound Sultan
Malami Tasks Stakeholders on Legal, Psychological Support for Released Juveniles
NDLEA Intercepts N6.5bn Heroin, Declares Drug Baron Wanted
HYPPADEC: 350 Killed in One Year in Nigeria via Boat Mishap
Emir, 14 Others Abducted in Kaduna
SERAP Asks Court to Slash Buhari, Govs, N’Assembly Members’ Allowances
Ecobank Targets 40m Women Businesses with New Product
Vetiva Bullish on Fast Moving Consumer Goods Companies
NEPZA, Katsina Free Zone Project Target 70,000 Jobs
Startups Pitch for Investments, Partnerships at ARM’s Initiative
FG Unveils Initiative to Boost Foreign Capital Flow
Wakanow Appoints Macaulay CCO
How Much Influence Can the North Exert on Choice of a…
Southern Governors Want the Presidency, but Northern Governors Hold all the…
Anamcadabra: Magic of the Anambra PDP Governorship Primary
As Lagos Moves to Stop Parade of Suspects
Dare Hails D’Tigers, Confident of Team Nigeria’s Podium Finish
UFC 264: McGregor Breaks Leg in First- round Defeat by Poirier
Agony for Lions as Italy Beat England in Shootout to Lift Euro 2020
Djokovic Equals 20th Men’s Grand Slam Title with Wimbledon Win
Messi Admits His Emotional Happiness after Copa America Win
Marcelo Steps into Ramos’ Shoes as Madrid Confirm Him as New Captain
Basket of Deplorables

The Punch

Nigeria, Brazil plan assembling 77,400 tractors – Senate panel chair
Marketers plan 7,000 autogas stations with N250bn loan
Foreign investors’ interest in Nigeria declines by 27.5%
40% of global population’ll access 5G by 2025 – GSMA
Huawei launches suite of 5G solutions
COVID-19 third wave: States run out of vaccine, 9,057 travellers disappear
Igboho: Yoruba Nation agitation must continue, say Gani Adams, others
My family’s experience during my parents’ funeral reaffirmed my reservations about Nigerian churches -Chimamanda Adichie
Lagos OPC man stabs member to death over cultism
Five kidnappers nabbed after abducting boy in Ogun
Police assault, detain PUNCHman for covering Dunamis church protest
Police nab female cultist, six others in Delta
Ibori political family’ll retain Delta governorship –Amori
I’ll vie for presidency in 2023, says ex-gov Yerima
What we’re after is how PDP will rule Delta forever -Party chief
APC dissolves caretaker committees in Zamfara, declares Matawalle state leader
Stars, flops of Euro 2020
Why Ekevwo was dropped from Olympics – AFN
Ajunwa endorses FESTAC Marathon
Akwa go five points clear, inch closer to NPFL title
BREAKING: Kingdom wins Nigerian Idol 2021
Ice Prince, Ayra Starr, others perform at Nigrian Idol Grand Finale
Sound Sultan, a solid artist who wasn’t about money, cars or necklace -Tribute
Nigerian singer Sound Sultan dies at 44


FG Welcomes Indigenous Hospitality App, Aura
Ecobank To Empower 40m Nigerian Women In Business
Declining Naira Value Forces Businesses, Companies To Parallel Market
Your Returns On Investment Is Guaranteed In T-Bills – Amodu
ON THE MONEY: Gains Of Investing In Treasury Bills
NLC strike: KDSG sets up Commission of Inquiry
Deputy Gov Tasks Biotechnologists On Food Sufficiency
KADUNA WEEKLY: El-Rufai: Providing Skills And Opportunities
We inherited N15bn Liabilities, Paid Off N13bn Debts – Kaduna State Pension Bureau
Yobe Assembly Amends Health College Nguru Law To Rename Institution
Panic As Bandits Kidnap Emir Of Kajuru In Kaduna
BREAKING: Ex-Kaduna Deputy Gov, Bala Bantex, Is Dead
MPC Blames Insecurity For Rising Food Prices
Chevron Bags Best Exhibition Booth Award At NOG
Abia Riders Insure Tricycles With Universal Insurance Policy
Lagos Filling Stations Get September Deadline To Renew Licences
Lekki Port: Amaechi Expresses Satisfaction With Pace Of Construction
BREAKING: Italy Beats England On Penalties To Win Euro 2020
Sound Sultan: Fasasi Family Mourns, Wants ‘Utmost Privacy’
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Sound Sultan
Hiking Of Campaign Spending
Loopholes In The Proposed Electoral Act

The Sun

You must try Kanu within ambit of the laws, Ohanaeze tells FG
Sound Sultan buried in New York
Kingdom wins Nigerian Idol season 6
Kaduna ex-Deputy Governor, Bantex is dead
Kalu mourns popular artiste, Sound Sultan
Nigeria on brink of avoidable catastrophe –Afenifere
Intimidation, harassment won’t stop Yoruba nation agitation, coalition tells FG
More calls for emergency rule in Kaduna as gunmen abduct emir, 16 others
… 2 kidnapped nurses freed after 3 months
NDLEA intercepts N6.5bn heroin at Lagos airport, declares drug baron wanted
Buhari, El-Rufai, others lament death of ex-Kaduna deputy gov
Police, DSS foil #BuhariMustGo protest at Dunamis headquarters
Court case with Ifeanyi Ubah: I’m vindicated –Obinna Uzoh
Don’t use frivolous court orders to scuttle election, coalition warns
We won’t allow ‘sworn enemies’ destabilize PDP –Obi, Anenih
YPP seeks disqualification of PDP, Ozigbo from poll
SDP may substitute candidate before INEC’s deadline –Chairman
Fresh leadership crisis rocks IPMAN over illegal occupation of secretariat
NDEP attains 20m barrels oil production
NLNG CEO Attah bows out as Mshelbila steps in
YEP: Ikeja Electric recruits 20 young engineers to boost capacity
Border closure retaliation: Over 3,700 Nigeria-bound trucks trapped at Benin border
Unknown Nigerian boxer hunts for Tyson Fury
Iwobi may wear number 7 shirt at Everton
Sports minister confident of podium finish for Team Nigeria in Tokyo
Tokyo 2020: Nigeria’s win over USA not yet our best – Brown
Raja hold on to clinch CAF Confederation Cup
Genk rejects Lyon’s N10B offer for Onuachu
Qatar 2022 Race: Pinnick confident about Eagles’
Tokyo 2020: All hands on deck to release D’Tigers kits –NBBF
Anderlecht ready to pay massive amount for Okoye
Wimbledon 2021: Djokovic wins 20th Grand Slam title
Huesca invites offers for Nwakali
Halting Nigeria’s quick march to Somalia
Kanu, Igboho and Umar’s gospel truth
Women arise, take charge
Unserious leadership class
Victims of bad politics
God can reverse the irreversible (1)
NDEP attains 20m barrels oil production
Showdown looms in Senate
EbonyLife Place CEO joins Oscars
Why I’m training women to be self-reliant, says Akintola-Samuel
Nigeria celebrates World Population Day
Strength in Nigeria’s diversity: Kalu and NYSC members

Daily Trust

Eid-El-Kabir To Be Observed July 20
COVID-19: Nigeria Faces Third Wave As Lagos Issues Red Alert
How Daily Trust’s Exposé Led To Raid On Sokoto’s Criminals’ Den
Buhari, El-Rufai, ACF Mourn As Ex-Kaduna Dep Gov, Bantex, Dies At 64
Nation-Building Is Duty Of All – Oyetola
40th Anniversary: Buhari Greets Aren Eggon
Reps Move To Pass Bills On Overlapping Security Agencies’ Roles
NEDC Builds Schools In Adamawa
SERAP Wants Jumbo Allowances For Buhari, Govs, NASS Members Slashed
Bauchi Supports Security Agencies, 10,000 Hunters To Fight Insecurity — Gov’s Aide
Crack In Yoruba Self-Determination Group
Group Urges Muslim Men To Marry Widows, Divorcees
4 Abductees Regain Freedom In Ekiti
State Failure And Strategic Postulation: A Call For Action
Regulating The Donkey Trade
The Example Of Katsina Sustainable Platform For Agriculture (KASPA)
EDITORIAL: The Southern Governors’ Meeting
Benue People Need Projects, Not Excuses, Governor Ortom
The Imperative Of Compulsory Drugs Test For Nigerians
‘Why Mambilla Hydropower Project’s Capacity Dropped To 1,520MW’
Jos Traders Panic Over Order To Vacate Bukuru Market
How Zenith Bank Sustains Top Rating Under Onyeagwu
OPEC Writes Buhari Over Nigeria’s 50th Membership Anniversary
Nigeria’s Yabacon Valley Has Start-Ups Worth $2bn – Adesina
Insurgency: Northeast Backs Move To Engage Ex-Soldiers
Firm Launches Keke Insurance In Abia
Abuja ICAN Gets New Excos
TCN Boss Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree
Entrepreneurship: Funding Your Business (I)
We Expect Lekki Seaport To Begin Operation In 2022 – Amaechi
Shop Owners Protest FCTA’s Concession Of 3 Markets
Why Prices Of Ceramic Tiles Continue To Rise
Woman Bags 5-Year Jail For Passing Hard Drugs To Jailed Boyfriend
Police Arrest Cult Leader, 8 Others
NDLEA Intercepts N6.5bn Heroin At Lagos Airport
Lawyers Set Up ‘Injustice Award’ For Corrupt Judicial Officers
Kidnappers Have Married Off Our Daughters — Parent Of Abducted Kebbi Students
Parents Told To Prioritise Children Education
Kwara NUJ Elects New Executives
Teenager Drowns In Kano
How Painting Earned Teenage Girl Gov. Masari’s Automatic Scholarship
Agency Empowers 100,000 SMEs To Reduce Unemployment In Plateau
17,000 Babies Born In 18 Borno IDPs Camps — IOM
Group To Plant 1,000 Trees In Badagry As COVID-19 Memorials
Electoral Act: Anxiety As Panel Submits Report Tomorrow
We Won’t Allow A Repeat Of 2019 Scenario In Zamfara — Yerima
2023: Don’t Overheat Polity Over Southern Presidency — Group
Banditry Is The Real Threat
Italy Beat England On Penalties To Clinch Euro Title
D’Tigers Face Australia After Historic Victory Over USA
Pillars, Nasarawa Slip As Akwa Utd Open Five-Point Gap
Djokovic Wins 20th Grand Slam With Sixth Wimbledon Triumph
Nile University Battle Comets In NBBF Div One League Finals
Matsuyama Withdraws From British Open
List Of European Championship Winners
30 Houses Burnt In Benue Communal Clash
NYSC And Kemi Adeosun’s ‘Victory Dance’
Matawalle’s Defection: PDP Cautions Police Over ‘Harassment Of Deputy Governor’
Oyo Confirms First Case Of Deadly COVID-19 Variant
Truck Crushes Two People To Death In Osun
Afenifere Knocks Northern Leaders Over Opposition To Open Grazing Ban
Sanwo-Olu Calls For Calm As Lagos Slips Into Third Wave Of COVID-19
Kidnapped Kaduna Nurses Regain Freedom After 80 Days In Captivity
Sheikh Abduljabbar Apologises, Says He Is Misunderstood
Bantex, Ex-Deputy Governor Of Kaduna, Is Dead


Delta variant of COVID-19 that infects people more rapidly discovered in Oyo State
BREAKING: Sound Sultan dies at 44, entertainment industry mourns
Music makes me high, says Victor Uwaifo at 80th birthday dinner
Ajaokuta Steel revitalisation: Don’t be distracted, activist tells Buhari
PIB: Expert tasks Senate, House of Reps to harmonise positions on percentage to host communities
IPMAN leadership tussle gets messier
Delta 2023: Ijaw leader drums support for Urhobo, sues for calm
Reps member donates 10 motorcycles, cash to vigilante corps, hunters
One month after abduction, popular MFM pastor’s whereabouts unknown
Bizarre: Sisters keep their mother’s corpse for 9 days after death
Lightning strikes three persons dead in Ebonyi
Members kick as APC postpones congresses
Plot to confirm Onochie thickens
Coalition of ulamas ask Kano government to take action on…
Ignore petitions against Lawrreta Onochie, Anioma APC tells…
Insecurity: All hands must be on deck to arrest moral…
Kukah pays condolence visit to Odumakins in Lagos
PIB: Expert tasks Senate, House of Reps to harmonise…
PDP hails Governor Emmanuel at 55
Paris Club Refund: Mauritz Walton writes Alex Otti over Abia…
Kaduna declares July 12 work-free day for late Deputy Gov
IPMAN leadership tussle gets messier
Delta 2023: Ijaw leader drums support for Urhobo, sues for…
NSIP: FG engages 200 corps members as enumerators of school…
Reps member donates 10 motorcycles, cash to vigilante corps,…
14 Yoruba monarchs call for release of Igboho’s aides…
Valentine Ozigbo remains PDP candidate for Anambra guber…
Ondo govt arrests one, shuts seven illegal pharmacies,…
Abia APC warns Assembly over plans to suspend minority…
Makinde lauds Lawal for Oyo Housing Corporation renovation
3rd wave of COVID-19 pandemic knocking doors in Lagos ―…
Buhari mourns ex-Kaduna deputy governor
NDLEA intercepts N6.5bn heroin at Lagos airport, declares…
NDIC wants deposit insurance taught in ICAN programs
Ignore petitions against Lawrreta Onochie, Anioma APC tells…
Court process on to declare Gusau as Zamfara governor ― PDP
Reps set to pass 7 bills on overlapping security…
Catholic priest faults Kanu’s arrest as distraction…
South Korea picks Cross River for investments ― Ambassador
Why we are not yet awarding rail construction bids to local…
PIB: Expert tasks Senate, House of Reps to harmonise…
Valentine Ozigbo remains PDP candidate for Anambra guber…
Imo speaker debunks claims that suspension of 6 lawmakers…
Ondo govt arrests one, shuts seven illegal pharmacies,…
NDLEA intercepts N6.5bn heroin at Lagos airport, declares…
Reps member donates 10 motorcycles, cash to vigilante corps,…
NDIC wants deposit insurance taught in ICAN programs
The north’s misguided anger towards southern governors
Local stock market bows to profit taking
The killing of Citizen Jumoke during Yoruba nation rally
Nigerian Idol: Kingdom wins N30m, drives away brand new SUV
Consistency kept me going on for almost a decade — DJ Nero
My look is my greatest asset —Queen Fairy

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