News Headlines Jul 15, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 15, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Kanu seeks transfer from DSS custody to Kuje prison
Buhari, Tinubu greet Ogala at 60
Reps and fight against corruption
Wike and the audacity of accountability
What has kept me this far, by Alakija
Ladipo market shut after clash
Murder, robbery suspects among 1,320 arrested in Lagos
Masquerade’s custodian faces murder charges in Osun
Cultists kill three in Anambra
Two motorcyclists swept away in Ondo floods
Gunmen abduct Kogi monarch
Ataga’s murder: More suspects arrested
Why Aircraft Engineering Laboratory shouldn’t be in Gusau
Nigeria will rise again!
Covid-19: Not yet Uhuru
Onochie and Buhari’s insensitivity
Too hot to handle
Abduction of our children from school has to stop
Sound Sultan exits motherland
Nigeria: A contribution going bad
State police and the tyranny of governors
30 days notice
Two soldiers killed as troops battle ESN in Enugu
Lawan: I received 900 SMS in one day over alleged ‘doctoring’ of Electoral Bill
Police arrest more suspects over SuperTV boss’ murder
Riyom community protests killing of youths
FACT-CHECK: Viral Sanwo-Olu’s warning to LASTMA not to arrest motorist ‘fake’
Another PDP Rep decamps to APC
IPOB raises the alarm over Nnamdi Kanu’s deteriorating health
Masked hoodlums vandalise factional Oyo PDP office
Court rejects EFCC’s plea to play video against ex-NNPC GMD
Police not aware of killing, eating of five farmers corpses in Ebonyi – PPRO
PHOTOS: Lagos Police arrest 1,320 miscreants in major raids
Suspected soldiers reportedly hold shoppers hostage in Abia
Era of malpractices in UTME over, says JAMB registrar
Why we’re setting up Kwara Education Trust Fund, by AbdulRazaq
Abiodun demands special status for federal roads in Ogun
Two die as Ogun records rise in COVID-19 cases
Actor Ugezu J Ugezu ridicules Nina’s new surgical body
Messi accepts 50% wage cut, to sign new five-year Barcelona contract
Wizkid announces ‘Made in Lagos’ London tour
Reps pass eight bills for second reading
Ekiti 2022: APC needs unity to defeat PDP – Ojudu
Pandemonium in Abuja over demolition of over 473 illegal structures
Gunmen kidnap Kogi monarch, demand N30m ransom
Suspected cult group kills three in Anambra again
Kidnapped DELSU students regain freedom
UPDATED: UNILAG shuts hostels, reverts to online classes only
BREAKING: UNILAG Senate directs students to vacate hostels over third wave
Yomi Fabiyi gloats, claims ‘Oko Iyabo’ hits 1m views
Kidnapped Abia oil producing community ex- youth chairman regains freedom
BREAKING: Reps receive Electoral Act amendment bill
JUST IN: Supreme Court restrains AGF, RMAFC, others over Rivers/ Imo boundary dispute
Gunmen abduct traditional ruler in Kogi
I’m my own competitor – celebrity stylist, Kazz Kazzian
We only sign creative artistes at Money Records, says Oil Money
Wizkid and Tems “Essence” debuts at No. 82 on Billboard Hot 100
INEC job: Onochie’s rejection good for democracy
FACTCHECK: Is it true COVID-19 Delta variant comes without symptoms?
Media can’t force House to withdraw Bill, says sponsor
Ex-U.S. mayor joins call for 30-day prayer for Nigeria
We’ll be steadfast in our support for a united Cameroon, says Buhari
Maguire confirms father injured in Wembley stampede
Edo: Panel submits #ENDSARS report
Dozens killed in South Africa unrest amid Zuma appeal
41.2m vaccine doses coming from this month
UNILAG medical centre warns of ‘flu-like symptoms’
Flood sweeps two motorcyclists away in Ondo
Xinjiang residents debunk claims of ‘forced boarding’
Several killed in soldiers-touts clash at Ladipo market
Insecurity holding down development, says Buhari
Don, experts brainstorm on how to fix Nigeria
How my business got digitalised, by Anne ATS
NDLEA intercepts cartel supplying drugs to North
Oxygen plant launched in Nasarawa
Gunmen kill policemen, burn three vehicles in Anambra
Ekiti to confiscate houses, hotels used for rape
Lagos boosts MSMEs with N103 billion
Suspected IPOB’s drug supplier, five others arrested
11 parties in court to stop July 24 Lagos council poll
Magodo residents warn against move to convert wetlands to residential purpose
Osun names Omoworare Abuja Liaison Office D-G
Jealous soldier kills Bayelsa varsity lover


APC, PDP Senators Rally to Pass e-Transmission of Election Results
• Senate begins clause-by-clause consideration of Electoral Act Amendment Bill today • Lawan admits pressure, gets 900 text messages
Zenith Reaffirms Leadership with Best Commercial Bank Award
Emefiele: N15tn Infrastructure Company to Take off Third Quarter
INEC Pledges to Use Technology to Deepen Democracy
222 Killed, 774 Abducted by Kaduna Bandits in Three Months
APC, PDP Senators Rally to Pass e-Transmission of Election Results
Zenith Reaffirms Leadership with Best Commercial Bank Award
Nigeria, Others Mobilise for Early Warning System against Terrorism
Saraki Tackles Buhari, Says Eighth Senate Organised Security Summit
UNILAG Directs Students to Vacate Hostels over COVID-19 Wave
FG Approves N309.9bn Road Contract for Dangote as Tax Credit
OPEC, UAE Move to Resolve Oil Quota Stalemate
Supreme Court Halts Ceding of 17 Oil Wells to Imo
Oil Production Dips by 56.5m Barrels in Six Months
Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun Celebrate Media Moguls, Osoba, Obaigbena
THISDAY/ARISE Group Appoints Komolafe as Ombudsman, Public Protector
Kwara PDP Demands Reversal of Suspension of Lone Lawmaker, Agboola
Sanwo-Olu, Others Mourn Lagos APC Treasurer
Nasarawa Gov Unveils Regulations for Conduct of October 6 LG Polls
Akeredolu Advises Lawyers to Embrace Technology in Practice
House Wants FG to Immortalise Author of National Pledge, Adedoyin
APC Youths Commend Buni for Saving Party from Collapse
2023: Abia’s Founding Fathers Urge Parties to Obey Power Shift Principle
Lalong Signs Bills on Judiciary, Legislative Autonomy, Others
Katsina Police Announce Road Closure for Buhari’s Visit
Buhari Swears in Five New Permanent Secretaries
COVID-19 Delta Variant: Don’t Travel for Sallah, NCDC Warns Nigerians
Bayelsa Imposes Dusk-to-dawn Curfew on Nembe LG
Katsina, Daura Emirates Suspend Sallah Festivities
Alleged $9.7m Fraud: Court Declines EFCC’s Request to Play Video against ex-NNPC GMD
Bauchi Businessman Killed in Botched Kidnap Attempt
Burna Boy, Davido, Femi Kuti, Others to Feature as Global Citizen…
Lagos Police Arrest Additional Suspects Involved in Murder of SuperTV Boss
Police Officers Appeal to IG to Revisit 2015 Outstanding Promotion Cases
House Investigates Alleged Lopsided Recruitment by Nigerian Navy
Drama as Another PDP House Member Defects to APC
Membership Registration: APC Asks Committees to Return to Kwara, Ogun, Others
Protests Rock Offa over Overzealousness of Security Agents
House Passes Anti-sexual Harassment Bill
House Blames Poor Utilisation of NigComSat for High Price of Cable…
Man Remanded for Allegedly Defiling Daughter in Ekiti
House Okays Seven Bills to Enhance Collaboration of Security Agencies
ASUP Slams FG over Alleged Appointment of Five Unqualified Rectors
House Moves to Withdraw Expired Gas Cylinders from Circulation
House Steps down Bill Seeking to Allow States Establish Seaports
UK: North-east Humanitarian Crisis Remains Our Priority
NHIS to Commence Manufacturing of Drugs in Nigeria
4,311 Students Matriculate in UniAbuja
House Urges FRSC to Enforce Use of Pedestrian Bridges on Highways
Situation Room Urges N’Assembly to Approve Electronic Voting
PDP to Commence e-Registration of New Members August 1
Niger Gov Backs Clamour for State Police
Three Feared Killed as Cultists Resume Supremacy Battle in Anambra
Bandits Raid Niger Village, Kill One, Injure Another
Gunmen Abduct Traditional Ruler, Two Pharmacists, Pastor in Kogi
Passion for the Less Privileged
CPS: Stakeholders Seek Taskforce on Compliance in States
UYOCCIMA Inaugurates Groups to Drive SMEs
Entrenching Community Relations through Sustainable Development
Lagos Shuts down 30 Water Factories over Substandard Practices
Ojukwu: Decriminalising Petty Offences will Decongest Crowded Correctional Facilities
Abia’s N30.2bn Paris Club Refund: Group Backs Otti’s Demand for Accountability
FG Registers 2,000 Traditional Medicine Practitioners
Lions Club to Upgrade Optical Section of Central Hospital, Warri
Southern Govs’ Call for Power Shift Can Cause Nigeria’s Break Up,…
Alleged $9.7m Fraud: Court Declines EFCC’s Request to Play Video
Fleeing Terrorists, Bandits Regrouping in Kogi, Says Gov Bello
Nigeria Advocates Joint Commission with Portugal
Supreme Court Halts Ceding of 17 Oil Wells to Imo State
House Investigates Nigerian Navy’s Alleged Lopsided Recruitment
House Receives Report on Electoral Amendment Bill
Lawan: We won’t Tamper with Report of Electoral Act Amendment Bill
Niger Gov Makes Case for State Police
House Passes Climate Change Bill
Microsoft Pledges Cost-effective Technology for Africa
Oando: How Nigerian Oil Firms Should Approach Energy Transition
‘Youth Empowerment Will Enhance Digital Transformation’
Sterling Bank Pledges Support for Lagos Tourism Masterplan
‘My Goal is to Consolidate on Fayemi’s Achievements, Advance to the…
‘The Parliament is Doing the Needful to Help Curb Insecurity’
Yiaga Africa says Onochie’s Rejection is Victory for Democracy on All…
Sustaining Niger Delta Peace: The Dikio’s Formula
As Nigeria Braces to Fight COVID-19 Variants
Catholic Church Expresses Desire to Partner Lagos Govt to Improve Healthcare Delivery
Again Smile360 Wins Dental Service Provider 2021
CFM, SAFI Renewable Ltd Donate N122M Medical Equipment to AKSG
EURO 2020 FALLOUT From ‘Home’ to ‘Rome,’ Fans Enjoyed Unforgettable Moments with Heineken
Messi Takes 50% Pay Cut to Stay at Barcelona Till 2026
Italy Goalkeeper, Donnarumma, Joins PSG on Free Transfer
2020 OLYMPIC GAMES Udezue Tips Nigerian Basketball Teams for Medals in Tokyo
Coaches, Athletes Write Dare, Defend Chukwumerije against Assault Allegation
GOtv Boxing Star, Baby Face, Arrives Ukraine for WBO Title Fight
‘Made in Taiwan’ Police Force?

The Punch

Yoruba Nation rally: Falana takes over slain salesgirl’s case, Lagos pledges justice
One injured as Fulani clan clashes over who inherits family head’s widow
Fans attack police as command parades heavily-tatooed artiste, King of Madness, as suspect
On media regulation, Gbajabiamila just didn’t get it
Agric subsidy: Farmers fault FG, govt claims six million operators registered
Debt servicing rises, gulps 72% of FG revenues
Kidnappers raped me daily, killed abductees in my presence – Woman
We suspect conspiracy in Super TV boss murder, says CP
Kidnappers raped me daily, killed abductees in my presence – Woman
Abiodun blames FG as residents tackle gov over Lagos-Abeokuta highway
Tax credit: FEC awards N309.9bn road contracts to Dangote
Debt servicing rises, gulps 72% of FG revenues
GTB appoints Olusanya first female managing director
Banks’ total assets rise by N6.97tn in one year
Onochie can function elsewhere for Nigeria – Situation Room
Lawan berates ‘rabble rousers’ as National Assembly rejects electronic results transmission
Reps minority leaders protest as sixth Zamfara Rep dumps PDP for APC
APC orders membership registration’s resumption in Kwara, Imo, others
I’ll be surprised if D’Tigers don’t win Olympic medal – Udezue
Udala FC boss, one other killed in Anambra
My dream is to become Olympic gold medalist – 11-year-old world No.1 Mustapha
Gadzama tips D’Tigers for medal
No to Buhari’s overbearing press censorship
Buhari should lance the boil of separatism
2021 Emmy Awards: Cynthia Erivo, Uzo Aduba, other Nigerians bag nominations
I’ll never stop celebrating Sound Sultan -2baba
Davido, Tiwa Savage visit Obama DMW’s gravesite in Lagos


Inside Nasarawa State: Litmus Test As Nasarawa Conducts LG Polls Under Governor Sule
Ohanaeze, Gov Bello And Rotational Presidency
Emefiele’s Footprints In The Economy
‘Retail Business To Trigger Huge Insurance Penetration’
Shell Confirms Oil Spill From Bayelsa Facility
A Peep Into Emefiele-led CBN
Politicians Pressuring Us For Information– NFIU
WACSOF Seeks Better ECOWAS, CSOs Relation JULY
8th Senate Organised Security Summit, Saraki Tells Presidency
Collaboration Will Check Sub-regional Security Challenges – Osinbajo
COVID-19: UNILAG Shut Down, Begins Virtual Lectures
Nigeria Moves To Tackle Terrorists With Robots
Zenith Bank Named Best Commercial Bank In Nigeria
FG Okays N309bn Road Contract Tax Credit For Dangote
Media Bill Not Suspended, Says Reps Committee
Ohanaeze, Gov Bello And Rotational Presidency
Emefiele’s Footprints In The Economy
Collaboration Will Check Sub-regional Security Challenges – Osinbajo
2023: Group Backs Southern Christian For President
2023 Guber: Amaechi Can’t Decide For Rivers APC – Ex-Aide
BREAKING: Senate To Pass Electoral Bill Thursday
North Loves Quota System But Dislikes Rotational Presidency – Shehu Sani
Matawalle’ll Strengthen Leadership Recruitment In APC – Progressive Govs
‘Retail Business To Trigger Huge Insurance Penetration’
Shell Confirms Oil Spill From Bayelsa Facility
A Peep Into Emefiele-led CBN
Nigeria’s Peak Power Generation Rises To 4,371MW In 2 Days
Deep Blue Project Driven By Competent Manpower – NIMASA
Air Peace Returns To Gambia, Senegal Routes With New Aircraft
Senate Faults NNPC Over Non-remittance Of N3.87trn Crude Oil Proceeds
Friendly: D’Tigers Fall Against Australia
Adekuoroye’s Adopter, Halogen, Backs Wrestler To Shine At Tokyo Olympic
Sports Vital Tool For National Integration- Onu
Nigeria, Italy Seal Bilateral Deal On Sports Development
Resurgence Of Poliomyelitis?
Obasanjo: Opportunist, Realist Or Antagonist?

The Sun

NASS may leave decision on electronic voting, result transmission for INEC
COVID-19: UNILAG Senate closes varsity, sends students home
Ugwuanyi has done well in peace, security, development –ALGON national chair
IPOB raises the alarm, says Kanu’s health failing
FEC okays N309.9bn road contract for Dangote as tax credit
Yoruba nation campaign: ICC acknowledges petition against top govt officials, others
PIB: Northern lawmakers, govs override Southern counterparts
FG endorses teacher’s reality TV show
Atala oil field: Diri demands cancellation of revocation
Over 900,000 Nigerian children to benefit from UK education funding
PDP Governors defecting to APC to avoid prosecution –Ortom
2023: Reserve presidential ticket for southern Christian, NEG tells APC, PDP
Obiano sacks 100 aides for allegedly dumping Soludo
APC directs registration committee to resume work in Imo, Rivers, others
Pensioners’ benefits to increase as operators, legislators approve lump sum review
NCRIB, arbitrators collaborate to boost industry’s image
African Alliance lists benefits of business continuity
AIICO partners ActionAid to stop infant homicide in Nigeria
Customer satisfaction key to growth of fashion startup —Ibeabuchi, Twelve06 Clothing boss
National Principal’s Cup: Sports ministry partners Melon Production
Betting companies offer lower odds for Nigeria after wins over USA, Argentina
AITEO Cup: Fireworks in Lokoja, Aba, Kaduna in Round of 16
Almeria tells Sevilla, pay €30m plus player for Umar
Fulani banditry: A tale of worms and reptiles
Hidden knowledge on why people suffer (12)
‘Nigeria, Russia trade cooperation’ll catalyse economic growth’
FG urged to allow SON back to ports
Edo Inland Dry Port’ll fast-track export – Gov Obaseki
Supreme Court stops FG from ceding 17 oil wells to Imo
Dangote contributes 31% of solid minerals revenue to govt in 2019 –NEITI

Daily Trust

Soldiers Shot Dead In Enugu
Again, Bandits, IPOB Militia On The Prowl
Aviation: What Future For Ground Handlers?
Audit Report: NPA, NHIS, BPE, 56 Others To Return N300bn
S/Court Restrains FG From Ceding 17 Oil Wells From Rivers To Imo
Road Crashes Kill 9 In Yobe
Buhari To Commission Water Project In Katsina 40 Yrs After
‘FG Hindering Us From Fixing Lagos–Abeokuta Highway’
Adamawa Spends 90% Of Allocation On Salaries – Gov Fintiri
COVID-19: UNILAG Shuts Hostels Indefinitely, Holds Lectures Online
4 Women Nabbed For Selling Donkey Meat In Edo
‘105 Bayelsa Communities At Risk Of Extinction Over Ocean Encroachment’
ASUP Sues FG Over Appointment Of Five Rectors
We Spend 85% Of Our Allocation On Salaries – Gov Yahaya
Kano Assembly Halts Probe Of Suspended Anti-Graft Boss
Fight Cervical Cancer Like COVID-19, Obasanjo Tells FG
N/Assembly C’ttee Empowers INEC To Decide On Results’ E-Transmission
‘Nigeria Covered Only 27% Of TB Treatment In 2021’
Africa Bleeding With Illicit Financial Flows – Sagay
NEDC Unveils Development Plan For North East
Nnamdi Kanu Laments Torture In DSS Custody, Seeks Transfer To Prison
Security Aide Of Fayemi’s Wife Under Investigation For Rape
NFIU: Politicians Putting Us Under Pressure To Divulge Classified Information
UNILAG Asks Students To Vacate Hostels Over COVID Scare
Touching Story Of How A Kano Bride Turned Widow 48 Hours After Wedding
Nigerian Detained In Benin Republic Freed
Why Nigeria’s Revenue Can’t Support Debt Service – Experts
Presidency Probes Privatisation Of Peugeot, ANAMMCO, Others
Customs Impounds N3.3bn Worth Of Smuggled Goods In June
AfCFTA: SON Seeks Support To Establish More Laboratories
FEC Awards N309bn Road Contracts To Dangote
GTB Appoints Miriam Olusanya As First Female Managing Director
‘Nigeria Imports N3trn Worth Of Paper Annually’
Electoral Act: You’re Rabble-Rousers, Lawan Attacks Critics
Stormy Session In House Of Reps As Another PDP Member Defects To APC
2023: Groups Differ Over Zoning Of Presidency
2023: Igbo Presidency Will Address Insurgency, Banditry In North — Ohanaeze
Zamfara Assembly Summons Dep Gov, CP Over PDP Rally
Minister’s Faction Wants Kwara Governor Dropped From Anambra Reconciliation Committee
Senate Approves 20-Year Jail Term For Ballot Box Snatchers
INEC Commences Physical Registration Of Voters From States, Local Offices
Zone 2023 Gov’ship Ticket To Bauchi Central — Ex-Commissioner
Lobi Stars, Abia Warriors, Katsina United Stunned In Aiteo Cup
Edo To Host National Div One Handball League Till 2025
Access, Zenith, GTB Splash N200m On D’Tigers, D’Tigress For Tokyo Olympics
40 Amateur Clubs In Bauchi To Vie For Prof. Bogoro Unity Cup
Federer Memorabilia Net $4.7 Million At Auction
Messi To Sign New Five-Year Deal With Barcelona
Messi Extends Stay At Barcelona
Nigeria, Italy’s Chamber Of Commerce Seal Sports Pact
FG Not Interested In Revamping Groundnut Pyramids – Farmers
Why Nigerian Avocado Farmers Should Cash-In Global Market Projection
Buhari To Commission NALDA’s Farm Estate In Daura
Stakeholders Call For Multi-Sectoral Response To Drug Abuse In Nigeria
Nigeria To Receive 41m COVID-19 Vaccine Doses
How Dearth Of Teachers, Poor Monitoring Affect Learning
Eid-El-Kabir: Cleric Admonishes Muslims Against Borrowing To Buy Rams
80% Of PWDs Lack Proper Care, Says Commission
Motor Dealers Urge FG To Regulate Importation Of Used Vehicles
Couple Jailed 3 Years For Confining Niece To Fridge
Residents Protest Killing Of 2 Youths In Jos
Court Remands Man, 37, For Allegedly Defiling 11-Year-Old Daughter
4 Arrested Over Attempt To Smuggle Petrol To Benin
Couple Bags 3-Year Imprisonment For Confining Niece In Fridge For 8 Months
Editorial: Dangerous Link Between Terrorists And Bandits
Children’s Voices Matter
Kano-Kaduna Modern Railway And Its Social, Economic Significance
Why Nigeria Has Come To Stay

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