News Headlines Jul 22, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 22, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Benin Republic yet to arraign agitator Igboho
COVID-19 infection rose by 77 per cent in one week
Don’t destroy Nigeria’s image, Presidency cautions
Nigeria will not experience civil war again, says Abiodun
Two million young Nigerians to get UNICEF job training
Death toll in South Africa hits 276
Senate queries loss of N54b on external loans
NYSC hails anthem composer Adetiran
Ogun councillorship aspirants withdraw suits against APC, OGSIEC
I will stand surety for Kanu again, says Abaribe
Hamzat seeks peaceful co-existence
Oyo govt uncovers 41 ghost workers
60th birthday: Obi donates to Sickle Cell Association
CAC set for pastor’s inauguration
Police arrest 103 suspects in raids of black spots
Residents protest abandoned N22b Akure to Ado-Ekiti road project
Between development and atavism
Through the inferno and chaos (1)
What South Africa can learn from the crisis
Can Lagos take the lead in flood resilience governance?
Nigeria’s ungoverned spaces and officials’ toxic counsel
Much ado about electronic transmission of election results
Kanu, Igboho and the state
Salute to bravery
Penny-pinching racism in sports in the western world
Learn from fig tree: South Africa and post-Zuma imprisonment
Making the local football league competitive
Whither Nigeria?
NDLEA’s harvest of seizures
Mercenaries to the rescue?
Appeal Court restores freezing orders on Diezani’s ally, Omokore’s assets, funds
Media not govt’s political foe, say editors
U.S agency trains Nigerian students on space research
I will remain in PDP, even as only member, says Abaribe
Mohammed urges Emir, others on Bauchi security
Residents grumble over closure of recreational parks
FCTA, council chiefs refute infighting claims
‘Why gender-based violence persists’
Lalong decries destruction of farm crops
El-Rufai mourns Kaduna first-class monarch
‘Why Radio Biafra broadcaster Ekpa was sacked by IPOB’
Group rejects Fed Govt’s control of waterways
Tempers rise in Bayelsa over choice of monarch
Edo Muslims back Oba of Benin on looted artifacts
Ex-militants decry exclusion from committee
Igboho: Uncertainty as extradition hearing fails to hold
My husband embodies grace, says Obi Cubana’s wife
Haters make me famous, says Iyabo Ojo
National Assembly and unending integrity deficit
Covid-19 Delta variant: Time to act is now!
The ‘many sins’ of Sunday Igboho
NSCDC nabs woman for allegedly stealing N500,000 fabrics
Strong women build one another, says DJ Cuppy
South, North groups tango over Igboho’s arrest
NiMet forecasts 3-day cloudiness, thunderstorms
Abdulsalam seeks God’s intervention to end insecurity
Electoral Act Bill: PDP accuses NCC of lying on oath
Sallah tragedy: 10 die in Kwara road crash
NSCDC arrests runaway motorcycle thief in Ilorin
HURIWA knocks Presidency for tackling Bishop Kukah
Nigeria’s abstruse system of governance
Armed men attack Mali’s interim president during eid prayers
NDLEA arrests two women for trafficking 296,000 tablets of illicit drugs
Court dismisses suit seeking Uzodimma’s, deputy’s sack
I will stand surety for Kanu again, says Abaribe
Media not govt’s political foe, say editors
BREAKING: Brisbane wins bid to host 2032 Olympic


EIU Report: FG May Raise VAT to 15% Before 2025
*Govt’s tax take among world’s lowest, undermined by widespread evasion, large informal sector
NNPC Records 63% FAAC Remittance Shortfall in Five Months
*Corporation pays N225.5bn into joint account *Deficit may hit N820.6bn by year end *Brent rises to $71pb
Air Force Chief: Threats by Bandits Require Robust Security Architecture
Igboho’s Supporters Protest in Ibadan
Gunmen Kill 13 in Benue Communities
Bishops to N’Assembly: Stop Working against Electoral Reform, Press Freedom
Senate Directs AGF to Sanction Officials Involved in Alleged Mismanagement of…
Protests Rock Cotonou Court over Igboho’s Extradition Hearing
Analysts Back Emefiele on Growth Potential in Agriculture Sector
NDLEA Arrests Lady with Multiple Identities for Trafficking 296,000 Tabs of…
Pfizer, BioNTech Seal Deal to Manufacture COVID-19 Vaccine in South Africa
Protest as Contractor Allegedly Abandons N22bn Akure/Ado-Ekiti Road Dualisation
NGE: Media Not Disposed to Giving Terrorists Exposure
Alaba: I Am Not in Madrid to Replace Sergio Ramos
ALTON: Funding Challenges Forced Early Telcos into Extinction
Rotary Maryland Gives Succour to Ososa Residents
FG to Protect Nine Million Vulnerable Children with ARC Project
‘Some States’ll Die If We Embrace True Federalism’
Nigerian Businesses Crave for Data Liberalisation
Forum to Address $2.6bn Capital Flight
Igboho’s Supporters Protest in Ibadan
APC Recommends Consensus Option to Reduce Acrimony in Congresses, Says Akpanudoedehe
Gunmen Kill 13 in Benue Communities
FCT Area Council Chairmen Refute Allegations of Infighting
More Corrupt Politicians Will Join APC, Says ADC Chair
Ohanaeze Youths Laud INEC’s Recognition of Umeoji as Anambra APGA Candidate
Gunmen Abduct Bayelsa SSG’s 90-year-old Mother
NGE Warns NBC against Anti-media Policies, Says Directive on Newspaper Review,…
NDLEA Arrests Woman for Drug Trafficking in Benue
Achieving Widespread Digital Connectivity with STORM
Foundation Partners UNESCO on Internet Governance Policy
Marketing Lessons of COVID-19
GOtv’s SabiMan Initiative Impactive, Say Beneficiaries
Rack Centre Expands Tier III Data Centre, Doubles Capacity
Anambra Poll: PDP Exposes Judge, Demands Release of Court Judgment
Imo House of Assembly in Another Abysmal Outing
Ekiti 2022 Guber and the Zoning Conundrum
Fighting for Nigeria: Thoughts from the Life, Career, and Activism of Wole Soyinka
Excitement as Community Discovers Water
Evercare: Making Nigeria a Destination for Inbound Medical Tourism
FCT on Red Alert over Cholera Outbreak
NCDC Boss Charges Pharmaceutical Industry, Private Sector to Collaborate with Govt
Super Eagles’ AFCON 2021 Opponents to Emerge Next Month
Four Athletes Dropped After Testing Positive for Covid-19
NPFL: Akwa Utd Inch Close to First Title with Six Points Lead
TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS Team Nigeria Flag Bearer Role Excites Adekuoroye, Dreams Wrestling Gold
Joel Obi Joins Newly Promoted Serie A’sSalernitana
Sweden Shock USA 3-0 in Women’s Football Opener
Eme Awa: A Voice from the Grave!

The Punch

Fans hail Fireboy on new song ‘Peru’
Brazil’s Marta breaks Olympic goalscoring record
Buhari confirms termination of Bala-Usman’s appointment as NPA boss
COVID-19: 12 more cases recorded at Olympics
Creative director of Tokyo Olympics’ opening ceremony fired
Benin rejects Igboho’s hasty extradition, lawyers write Germany to stop moves
Reps panel recommends arrest warrants on Emefiele, Kyari, others
Dairo solely undertook mission against terrorists, says NAF
Lagos boy cracks stepfather’s skull with pestle, victim dies
13 killed as bus rams into truck on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Hijab-wearing lady parading fake name caught with 465kg drugs
Despite aggressive revenue drive, FG suffers N1.4tn shortfall
Nigeria lost N53.26bn to gas flaring in two months – NNPC
Reps panel recommends arrest warrants on Emefiele, Kyari, others
Sanction officers involved in $274.2m external loan losses, Senate tells AGoF
Disregard fake video on Obaseki – Edo
God, people of Osun will decide my second term – Oyetola
APC congress: Shun fake forms, Abia chairman urges aspirants
E-results transmission possible in Nigeria, Atiku group insists
COVID-19: 12 more cases recorded at Olympics
Creative director of Tokyo Olympics’ opening ceremony fired
Russian swimmer Borodin fails Covid test, out of Olympics
COVID-19 scare: Team Nigeria undergo daily tests in Tokyo
Nigerians will soon go hungry
BBNaija stars Khafi, Gedoni expecting first child
BBNaija premieres July 24, scraps SMS voting
Five things to know about American rapper Young M.A


Ogun To Partner NSE On Engineering Training
Air Peace Deploys New Aircraft Into Service
World Bank’s $157bn COVID-19 Fund, Highest Intervention In History
China: 25 Dead In Flooded Zhengzhou Metro, Landslides
Recounting NITDA’S Two Decades Of Facilitating Sustainable Digital Economy In Nigeria
Heritage Bank Boss List Ways To Optimise Mineral Resources
NDLEA Nabs 2 Interstate Drug Traffickers
[COLUMN] Sunday Igboho And The Malala Yousafzai Spirit
Protesters Demand Igboho’s Release In Cotonou
Oyo Uncovers 41 Ghost Workers
INEC To Procure 200,000 e-Voting Machines, Invites 49 Vendors
APC Celebrates Governor Akeredolu At 65
NANS, NAOSS Pass Confidence Vote On Governor Abiodun
APC Needs More Than 2 Terms To Perform – Abba Ali
4 Rivers PDP Leaders, Supporters Defect To APC
Buhari Has No Third Term Agenda, Says APC
Bwari: APC Scores Dikko High, Inaugurates New Executive
PDP And The Battle Ahead Of 2023
Air Peace Deploys New Aircraft Into Service
World Bank’s $157bn COVID-19 Fund, Highest Intervention In History
Heritage Bank Boss List Ways To Optimise Mineral Resources
Pfizer-BioNTech To Produce Jabs With South African Company
BREAKING: Australian City Of Brisbane To Host 2032 Olympics
2020 Tokyo: Team Nigeria Needs Prayers To Win Medals- Sports Minister
Joshua To Defend Heavyweight Titles Against Usyk Sept 25
[COLUMN] Sunday Igboho And The Malala Yousafzai Spirit
Disparities In Healthcare Access & Outcomes: How the Private Sector Can Change The Game

The Sun

43 feared killed, 50 houses razed in renewed Benue attacks
NDLEA arrests lady for trafficking 296,000 tabs of illicit drugs
IPOB sacks Kanu’s successor in Radio Biafra
Media not supporting terrorists –NGE
9 die, 16 injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident
Enemies of PDP working against the Ubas –Party scribe
Igboho: Protests rock Cotonou, Ibadan
Return of looted artefacts: Edo Muslims back Oba of Benin to take custody
Gani Adams flays FG’s attempt to criminalise case
Generator fume kills family of 4 in Kwara
Kidnapped medical doctor regains freedom in Kogi
Nigeria’ll not experience civil war again –Abiodun
2023: Hurdles before PDP NWC
2023: APC’ll soon pick consensus presidential candidate –Nat sec
Group vows to support candidate who commits to LG election
Why Umeoji should steer clear of APGA governorship contest –Obiokoye
Ajaokuta Steel Company ready soon –Adegbite
Federal pensioners to enjoy pay raise
AON lauds FG over suspension of 7% surcharge on imported aircraft, spares
Liquidity, earnings to drive sentiment in stock market –Analysts
Ebonyi rice farmers receive FG’s fertiliser, other inputs
Super Eagles know AFCON foes August 15
WAFU Qualifiers: Rivers Angels to get N1m per goal
Chess calms nerves, improves mental health amidst COVID crisis – UN
8 more coronavirus cases at Olympics, including one athlete
Tokyo Olympics action starts with hosts Japan beating Australia in softball
Australian showjumper suspended from Olympics for positive drug test
IOC wants spectators at Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022
IOC posts $55 million deficit
Face your criminal trial, Minister tells ex-AFN boss
Lagos to host WBO Africa Super featherweight title bout
Behind the eyes of a street beggar
My gift to the younger generation
E-transmission of election results: Senate’s show of shame
Thriving generation of moles, betrayers, traitors
Understanding Anambra PDP’s primary conundrum (2)
Give us this day a state police
Umeh’s succour to indigent students
Doctors, Internet and service to patients
Nigerian men, women don’t use contraceptives – Expert
Health professionals seek synergy for medicine security
Firm’s flour fortification compliance gets global commendation
Ajaokuta Steel Company ready soon –Adegbite
FG should handle Kanu, Igboho with care –Apanpa
Group support Sen. Achonu’s Igbo unity drive
Looted Benin artifacts: On the side of Oba Ewuare II

Daily Trust

Insecurity: Zamfara, Kebbi, Niger Lead As Gunmen Kill 1,031 Nigerians In 1 Month
Youths Protest Igboho’s Arrest In Oyo
What Is Pegasus Spyware And How Does It Hack Phones?
Why Lagos Was Flooded – NiMet
13 Die, 12 Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Highway Crash
103 Suspects Nabbed In Lagos
FG Lost N54.1bn In Exchange Rate On External Loan – Senate
Many Killed, Houses Razed In Fresh Benue Communal Crisis
Gunmen Raid Houses In Abuja, Abduct 6
2023: We’ll Pick Consensus Presidential Candidate – APC
PHOTOS: Ikpeazu Turns Shoemaker, Displays Sandals Made By Him
Gunmen Abduct Bayelsa SSG’s Mother
Youths Protest Igboho’s Arrest In Oyo
Why Lagos Was Flooded – NiMet
Banks Yet To Meet CBN’s Threshold On Female Board, Mgt Members In 7yrs
PIB: ‘Nigeria May Lose Membership Of Metrology Body’
Ogun Cargo Airport For Commissioning 2022 – Abiodun
British Firm To Invest $100m Mining Gold In Nigeria
Air Peace Deploys New E195-E2 Aircraft
Congresses: Why We Recommend Consensus Option — APC
Ex-Minister To Women: Rebel Against Men To Win Presidency, Others
2023 Presidency: Aspirant Meets Ganduje’s Aides, As Group Guns For Bala
Constituents Query Anambra Senator For ‘Staying Away’ From Plenary
Akwa United Open Six-Point Gap As Nasarawa United, Pillars Falter
Alaba Says He Is Not At Real To Replace Ramos
Zambia’s Banda Sets Four Olympics Records Despite 10-3 Humbling By Netherlands
Finals Of NDDC Football Tourney To Hold July 23
Italy’s Spezia Confirm 15 Covid-19 Cases
Nollywood Filmmaker Narrates How EFCC Officials Broke Into Her Hotel Room At Ungodly Hour
IMAPL Rector: We Are Not Training Terrorists
NTIC Offers N180m Scholarship For 26 Nigerian Students
Time To Stop Parading Suspects
Destined To Be A Superpower, The Road Nigeria Should Take (I)
Chopping Money
Improving Government-Citizens Communication For Devt

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