News Headlines Jul 21, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 21, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Malabu Deals: Witness Narrates How Dan Etete Shared $1.3bn
Nigeria in Darkness as National Power Grid Suffers Sixth Collapse in 2022
New Senate Bill Allows States to Generate, Distribute Electricity
Abba Kyari’s Alleged Cocaine Deal: NDLEA Tenders $61,400 Cash, 24 Sacks of Hard Drug
Atiku Commends Commercialisation of NNPC
Go and Showcase Our Achievements, Buhari Directs Ministers, Heads of Parastatals
Osun: PDP Savours Appeal Court Judgment on Adeleke
House Summons Sylva, Nami, Others over Fuel Subsidy Probe
WHO Charges State Governments to Pay Their Counterpart Funds
9PSB, Seerbit Partner to Enhance Financial Service Offerings
Verve International Welcomes Cinetpay into Its Network
Teesas Empowers Ophanage Children with Education Tabs
Expert Calls for Regulatory Polices to Protect Smaller Telecom Operators
Report: Nigerian Economy Reaping Benefits of Real-time, Digital Banking Transformation
Fasawe: Lagos State Will Reduce Burning of Fossil Fuel
Effiong: Telcos Must Adopt Emerging Technologies to Prevent Identity Fraud
UNIDO: FG Should not Take 90% MSMEs Contribution to Nigerian Economy for Granted
Global Smartphone Shipments Slide 9% in Q2 as Market Share Drops in Nigeria
Yar’Adua’s Son Weds in Maiduguri
Interswitch Sponsors Hotel Expo Nigeria 2022
Why We Must Fix Nigeria Before it Fixes Us
Malnutrition and Its Alarming Endemic Situation in Nigeria
Lagos Agog for 3rd Adewale Isa National Junior Tennis
Egbe: What Nigerians Need in NFF is Falcons’ Kind of Fighting Spirit
Lewandowski Joins Barca Teammates in Miami after €50m Switch from Bayern
Super Falcons Boycott Training in Morocco over Bonus Row
Oshoala, Mane on Cusps of Retaining African Titles
The Adelekes and the Last Laugh

The Nation

Babayemi to challenge Adeleke’s candidature at Supreme Court, if…
Appeal Court validates Adeleke’s candidacy at PDP primary
Why ex-military heads shouldn’t be made party leaders, candidates, by Adamolekun
FEC okays N7.5b for irrigation project, airports’ surveillance tools
I’m still part of Tinubu’s family, says Abe
‘We must break free of old binds’
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu
Blackout as grid collapses to zero mw thrice in three hours
Labour’s planned protest unlawful, says Fed Govt
Witness testifies against Etete in $1.3b Malabu Oil proceed suit
2023: Muslim-Muslim ticket won’t affect our chances, says Sule
Buhari optimistic of victory for ruling party
FEC okays N7.5b for irrigation project, airports’ surveillance…
‘Elections are not magic shows’
Kashim Shettima
D’banj opens up on being a security guard in London
Family, fans love keep me going – May Edochie
Seven Nigerian celebrities with honorary doctorate degrees
Davido congratulates Adeleke for receiving certificate of return
Apostle Chibuzor withdraws Aguba’s marriage gifts, transfers to…
Super Eagles Bassey completes £20m move to Ajax
Free agent Dybala signs for Mourinho’s Roma
Five impeached Deputy Govs courts reinstated
Osun election puts Ikire in spotlight
Adeleke unveils agenda for Osun

The Punch

Anti-Shettima forces angry as Tinubu defends running mate
NLC rejects Buhari’s two-week ultimatum, insists on protest
Reps kick as stakeholders shun subsidy probe
Mention bishops at Shettima’s unveiling, CAN dares APC
Muslim-Muslim ticket: Protesting APC members storm party secretariat
Kidnapping: Edo APC chieftain escapes, Imo woman released
Family petitions police over missing undergraduate, mother hospitalised
Edo girl raped, stabbed to death, suspect arrested
Lagos man charged with theft of engine oil
Protest as Lagos land grabbers burn houses
Zenith Bank, others move to boost non-oil exports
Delta adds fuel-efficient Boeing 737 MAX to fleet
Muslim-Muslim ticket: APC has hidden agenda, says Ex-Minister Dalung
Umahi, Uzodimma, South-East leaders absent at Shettima’s unveiling
Shettima: Clerics’ presence media stunt – Arewa pastors group
Buhari hails Shettima as Tinubu’s running mate
Monday, Sebastine, Waldrum out of awards
Forest join chase for Dennis
Bassey Eagles most expensive defender after £19m move
Editorial: NIPPs: FG must avoid 2013 privatisation blunder
Vision for circular energy sector in Nigeria
On Peter Obi’s candidacy
Funke Akindele might be good for Lagos politics
Nigerian census and its challenges
Muslim-Muslim ticket: Accepting the child of necessity
Inquest into Labour Party and Osun governorship poll
Dying national monument: Sorry state of abandoned Lagos stadium
How Ebubeagu killed my seven brothers in my presence – Survivor


Why We Turbaned Bandit Leader, Aleru – Yandoto Emirate
Muslim-Muslim Ticket: We’re In Presidential Race For Nigeria Project, Not Islamic Agenda –Shettima
Bread Makers To Shut Down Over High Operating Cost Today
Osun Guber: Appeal Court Verdict Validates Adeleke’s Mandate –PDP
APC, PDP And Running Mate Concerns In Kaduna
I’ve Executed 266 Ecological Projects In 7 Years – Buhari
We Killed ESN Members, Not Wedding Guests In Imo – DSS
Equities Market Extends Losses By N66bn
MOJEC Deepens Meter Supply Capacity Across 11 DisCos
At Zenith Bank Seminar: Stakeholders Identify Non-oil Export Potentials
National Grid Records 6th Collapse In 7 Months
Make NIMC Card Permanent
Another Shocker From Zamfara
BREAKING: NCAA Suspends Dana Air Operations Indefinitely
Nigerian Firm Meets Zimbabwean President As Country Targets 1.2m Housing Units
Persistent Attacks On Religious Leaders Worrisome, Says President Buhari
2023: You Are Going To Win, Buhari Tells Tinubu’s Running Mate Shettima
Sunak, Truss Emerge Final Candidates In UK PM Race
CAN Says Fake Bishops Attended Tinubu’s Running Mate’s Unveiling
ASUU Strike: NLC Solidarity Protest Illegal, Says Federal Govt
Kwara Monarch To Install Mother Of US Congressman As Iyalode
Taraba APC Guber Candidate, Bwacha, Denies Backing Tinubu’s Muslim-Muslim Ticket
Eko DisCo Confirms Grid Collapse, Says Entire Network Affected
Osun Guber: PDP Hails Appeal Court Judgment On Adeleke’s Candidacy
Nasarawa Gov Loses Aide In Auto Crash
2023: Group Begins Mobilisation Of 1m Volunteers For Atiku
Customs Seizes Luxury Bus With 44 Bales Of Acidic Second-hand Clothing
PRESS RELEASE: Phase3 Telecom
BREAKING: INEC Presents Certificate Of Return To Osun Gov-elect Adeleke COEASU Extends Strike By 3 Weeks
Court Remands 2 Bankers, 4 Others For Robbery In Oyo
APC Chieftain Escapes From Kidnappers’ Den In Edo
ASUU Strike: NANS Directs Students To Join NLC Solidarity Protest Nationwide
Kaduna To Recruit 23 Education Secretaries To Deliver Free Education
Court Vacates Order Stopping Ganduje From Borrowing N10bn
ASUU Strike: Northern Students To Join NLC Solidarity Protest
Equities Market Extends Losses By N66bn
MOJEC Deepens Meter Supply Capacity Across 11 DisCos
At Zenith Bank Seminar: Stakeholders Identify Non-oil Export Potentials
National Grid Records 6th Collapse In 7 Months

The Sun

Customs impounds bales of acidic second-hand clothes
Presidential election must win for APC –Tinubu
NLC proposed solidarity protest with ASUU illegal –FG
Nationwide blackout as Nigeria’s electricity grid collapses again
Osun guber: Adeleke, deputy receive certificate of return
Gunmen abduct varsity student in Cross River
Sylva, others absent as Reps begin fuel subsidy probe
ASUU strike: Buhari didn’t give education minister any ultimatum – Presidency
CAN disowns bishops at Shettima’s unveiling
NCDC on high alert over 2nd case of Marburg virus disease in Ghana
NBTE withdraws Abia Poly’s accreditation
Ogun expresses dismay over proliferation of traditional rulers
Road to 2023: Quality of President Nigeria needs in 2023 –Elliot Afiyo, National President, NYLF
What we have in Jos is peace of graveyard –Mutfwang, PDP Governorship candidate
4 members of Niger NNPP die in auto crash
LP on salvation mission to bring quality leadership to Nigeria, Enugu –Nnamani
Muslim/Muslim ticket not an issue -Nasarawa gov
Nationwide blackout as Nigeria’s electricity grid collapses again
Non-oil exports take centre stage at Zenith Bank International trade seminar
How fuel, forex scarcity, runway closure crippled our operations –Airlines
Africa’s energy poverty unacceptable –Sylva
PENGASSAN’s president, Osifo emerges new TUC president
Egbe recommends Falcons’ fighting spirit in NFF
Ex-Nigeria player joins NFF race
Williams, Djokovic on US Open list
I’m now a proud owner of my own house – Chukwuemeka, BetKing agent
Calvin Bassey completes £22.6m Ajax record deal
Peseiro gets early contract extension as Eagles coach
Oshoala makes final 3 shortlist for 2022 CAF Award
NPFL title: Wike to splash cars, cash on Rivers Utd players, officials
PremiumTrust Bank supports National Sports Festival
World Athletics Championship Nigeria’s medal hopes dim as Ofili, others crash out
Ogwumike sets record for most 30-point games in Sparks history
Ahmed Musa: Oliseh brought discipline to Super Eagles
Taming vote-buying in Nigerian electoral process
Terrorism: Let the guns go round
Can he dance Osun out of its troubles?
Nigeria’s voting population and clamour for new leadership
Eko NAFEST: Sanwo-Olu to unveil 37 wonders of Nigeria
What exactly are parents doing?
Enugu youths celebrate Ugwuanyi’s achievements
ASUU vs. FGN: Before another Udoji Award
Ojude Oba: Ijebu festival COVID-19 couldn’t kill
Lions Club charges on humanitarian service
Taming vote-buying in Nigerian electoral process
NBTE withdraws Abia Poly’s accreditation

Daily Trust

Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Why Nigerians Shouldn’t Complain – Gov Sule
Sani Shehu Remains NNPP Bauchi Chair
Only Atiku Can Fix Nigeria – Group
Christian Community Shouldn’t Lose Sleep Over APC’s Muslim/Muslim Ticket – Faleke
PDP Senator, Akpan, Defects To YPP
I’m Still With Tinubu Despite Leaving APC – Abe
Nigeria’s Misery Index
Defection To NNPP: Shekarau’s Helluva Mistake?
EDITORIAL: NAF’s Incessant Accidental Bombing Of Civilians
On Domestic Chores, Marriages And The 21st Century
Common Man: The Periphery Of Nigeria’s Democracy
Need For Citizens’ Engagement To Improve Health Outcomes In Nigeria
Electricity Grid Records 5th Collapse In 7 Months
Reps Fume As Sylva, NNPC Absent At Subsidy Hearing
Cargos Trapped As Dockworkers Shut Apapa Port Terminal
Breadmakers Close Shop Today Over High Production Cost
High Inflation: Rate Hike, Monetary Policy Not Enough – LCCI
EFInA, GIZ To Hold Hackathon For MSMEs Financing
Airlines Advised On Ticket Selling Based On Aviation Fuel Price
ECOWAS Launches Energy Scheme For Nigeria, 14 Others
Non-Oil Sector Critical To Economic Growth – Jim Ovia, Others
Heritage Oil Appoints New CEO
9mobile Launches Online TV
Electricity Market Records N3trn Deficit In 9 Years
Agri Varsity Gets Varietal Licence For New Cowpea Seeds, FUAMPEA 3
UTA To Begin Humanitarian Activities In FCT Rural Communities
Man’s Corpse Found In Suleja Hotel
Edo APC Chair Escapes From Captivity
Woman Raped, Stabbed To Death In Edo
Kidnapped Osun Baker Regains Freedom
Customs Impounds Shoes, Clothes, Others Worth N.40bn In N/Central
2 Held For Kidnapping Herder In Oyo
2 Men Caught With Locally-Made Gun Remanded
Wife Sets Hubby Ablaze In Osun
Kidnapping: Family Of Hunter Killed During Priest’s Rescue Gets Support
Tenant Kills Landlord Over Rent In Abuja
FCT Council Chair Appoints Supervisory Councillors, SAs
FCTA To Revoke Abandoned Plots In Wuye
Student, 14, Traumatised Weeks After Teacher Raped Her – Sister
ASUU Strike: Hundreds To Miss Law School As NLS Begins New Session
Super Falcons Boycott Training Over Unpaid Allowances
After Survival, Iorfa Plans Total Overhaul Of Lobi Stars
New Boards Of Para-Sports Federations Inaugurated
Tennis Federation To Empower 50 Young Girls In Lagos
ASUU, The Vilification Of Ngige And Nigeria’s Shambolic Education System
Roma Sign Former Juventus Forward Dybala
Williams And Djokovic Included In US Open Entry List
Knocks For Abiodun As More Pictures Of Students Writing Exams On Bare Floor Emerge
Senate Passes Electricity Bill, Seeks Quick Concurrence By Reps
Buhari: I’ll Hand Over To Tinubu By God’s Grace
Umahi Solicits Take-Off Grant For Medical Varsity
I Once Worked As Night Guard – D’banj
ASUU Could Call Off Strike Before Two Weeks – Presidency
Petroleum Marketers Lament Excessive Taxes In South East
Abba Kyari: How I Hid From Terrorists Who Invaded Kuje Prison
2023: Muslim-Muslim Ticket Doesn’t Represent Sectional Agenda – Shettima
Shettima’s Presentation: Tinubu Free To Sew Clerical Garments For Hired Mechanics – CAN
2023: Drama As ‘Clerics’ Who Attended Shettima’s Presentation Shun Journalists
Atiku: I Hope I’ll Have Opportunity To Complete Ongoing Restructuring At NNPC
Running Mate: I Believe Shettima Is The Best Choice – Tinubu
These Distractions While Driving Cause Serious Injuries To Others
Teenagers Allowed To Drive Trucks Amid Supply Chain Issues In US


NCAA suspends Dana Air flight operations, withdraws ATL
Osun poll, a big booster for 2023
Muslim-Muslim ticket: I’ve heard you, but I believe in Shettima, Tinubu tells critics
Murder of Catholic Priests: Nigerian State is complicit
Gibrilville releases new single ‘Manifest’ featuring Kwamiena
A Peter Obi truth (3)
Chinese investors to cultivate 10,000 hectares of rice in Yobe – Buni
Cartoon: Tears for (Mis)Education
Why I want to be Delta Governor in 2023 — Goodnews Agbi
2023: ‘God willing, you ‘re going to win’, Buhari assures Shettima, APC VP running mate
Maternal, child health: Enugu targets 1m children, 280,000 pregnant women
Lawan calls for review of Curriculum in Colleges of Education to attract more enrollment
Senate passes bill to establish National Social Security Commission
2023: Anakwenze hails PDP’s planned inclusion of aspirants in campaign council
650,000 girls enrolled in pre-primary, Integrated Qur’anic Education in North — UNICEF
Abia 2023: You can’t stop Emenike’s victory, APC chieftain tells ex-minister
2023: Ortom, Peter Obi meet behind closed doors
Is my husband loosing his libido?
APGA: Frank Nweke Jr picks Ugwuanyi as Enugu Guber running mate
Ipaye Kehinde set to launch diesel delivery App in Nigeria
Water bill now political tool for some Nigerians — FG
LASRAA: Over 6.5M residents registered so far, as Lagos targets 10M by December — Sanwo-Olu
Muslim-Muslim ticket: Tinubu’ll find no better companion than Shetima – Gov Fayemi
Buhari condemns murder of Catholic Priest in Kaduna
Strike: Buhari didn’t order me to hands-off from renegotiation — Ngige
Toke Makinwa returns for The Buzz, plus new BBNaija content for fans this season
Coalition describes NYSC Trust Fund as Buhari’s greatest legacy for Nigerian youths
Election: U.S. congratulates residents of Osun, commends INEC, security personnel
‘Badenoch deserves applause for effort’
Insurgency: NEDC hands over medical equipments to 3 Health institutions in Borno
Tinubu has chosen to walk along MKO’s path in picking Shettima —Adamu
COEASU extends strike by 3 weeks
Buhari predicts 2023 election, says ‘Tinubu ‘ll emerge victorious’
North Central Joint Border Patrol seizes second hand clothes, shoes, arrests 3 illegal immigrants
Atiku mocks FG, APC over NNPC unbundling
Why I should be granted bail — Abba Kyari
Southern Kaduna Christian leaders condemn killing of priests
Abba Kyari’s Trial: Court admits $61,400 alleged bribe money in evidence
Passengers snatch Bolt cab from driver in Calabar
20-year-old raped, killed after being stabbed several times in Edo
State Of the Nation: Nigeria has never been this bad — Obong Attah
Salah, Mane, Mendy make final CAF POTY shortlist
NFF hails Mimi Calvin-Onwuka, Madu on WAFCON feats
Pinnick hails ‘fabulous’ Falcons, says NFF will prepare team adequately for World Cup
Alternative energy: Why Nigerians need digital power solutions – Chioma Ekeh
Nigeria mulls regulatory roadmap for Internet of Things
COEASU extends strike by 3 weeks
NLC’s proposed solidarity protest with ASUU illegal – FG
30-month salary arrears: NBTE withdraws Abia Poly accreditation
ASUU Strike: NANS begins mobilization,asks all students to join NLC solidarity protest
Nigerian state and IPOB: The social, political, cultural and religious interplay
EDITORIAL: Osun poll, a big booster for 2023

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