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News Headlines Jul 24, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

10 Nigerian pirates jailed seven years for hijacking Chinese ship
Security beefed up as Lagos, Ogun hold LG polls
N21m fraud: Court jails ex-banker, wife, mother-in-law for 60 years
It’s dangerous for Nigeria to rely on imported food –Korean ambassador
Edo PDP chairman berates senator
Moghalu, DJ Switch, Mr. Macaroni, others for youth symposium
Glo offers subscribers 22X value of every recharge
Fisherman, labourer drown in Ondo
Senate committee advises FG on concession of Eleme-Onne road
Court rejects 11 parties’ move to stop Lagos council polls
I don’t need your bribe, use them to help the needy, Buhari tells contractors
Stay away from Olu of Warri’s coronation, Ayirimi tells traditional council
Soldiers sack Enugu community over killing of policemen by gunmen
APC’s continuing distraction (2)
Retirees protest over unpaid five years pension
Laying the bricks
Fraud: FBI places six Nigerians on watch list
Suspended Kano anti-corruption commission chairman threatens legal action against his personal physician
Police storm church, arrest pastor for allegedly collecting ransom for kidnappers
Dambazau: Christians not persecuted in Nigeria
Living dangerously with bandits in Kaduna
TUG OF WAR: Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea battle for £160m-rated Kane
Mbappe finally turns back on PSG
Spurs’ Son signs new four-year contract
Sancho to make Man United debut against Everton
Dutchman Wijnaldum wants Pogba at PSG
Jorginho, Chiellini tipped for Ballon d’Or’
Jersey Number 4 opens for Varane at Man United
Inter fires Chelsea warning on Lukaku
Pogba rejects £50m new Man United contract
MEMPHIS: Depay fancies partnership with Messi at Barca
Mane: Why I dragged Toure to Liverpool’s camp
Tips for couples in long-term relationships
As more women head banks, what hopes for politics?
SHOOT-AT-SIGHT: From Niger Delta agitator to successful entrepreneur
Early in life I was a newspaper vendor — PDP spokesman Ologbondiyan
Charley Boy: How I’ll live for the next 10 years
How The Mystery River gave Uzodinma Okpechi honour
Seyi Shay to host 10 girls for inspirational dinner
NFVCB, stakeholders propose AfCFTA implementation
Charles Uwagbai’s thriller, Charlie Charlie, hits cinemas
Omokanye to release first song from forthcoming project, Kanye West
GGB dance crew: Why we decided to focus on social media
Nigeria and its burden of Ignorant youths
On rising food prices in Nigeria
Remembering Olowoporoku
A governor’s dilemma
NBC not seeing beyond its nose
Abandoned by husband, mother of two seeks help to replace broken hip
Eight moments to expect from BBNaija season six
Tearful procession, tributes for lady hit by stray bullets during Lagos ‘Yoruba Nation’ rally
‘Why Senator Manager knelt before James Ibori’
Obi Cubana on the list of ‘person of interest’ when abroad – Adeyanju
LG polls: Voters with Temporary Cards can vote – LASIEC
Buhari back in Abuja after Katsina visit
I was expecting twins but my second baby vanished – Miwa
Pretty Mike: Never marry someone because you owe them anything
Wizkid will choose me over you, Bobrisky tells trolls
BREAKING: Suspected cult members kill Amotekun informant in Ondo
UPDATED: Court orders DSS to produce detained Igboho’s associates
Ayirimi to Delta monarchs: stay away from coronation of Olu of Warri
Fans react as Tonto Dikeh returns to screen in new movie
10 pirates jailed for hijacking Chinese ship
Three Tegina Islamiyya students allegedly die in captivity
VIDEO: Nigeria contingent dazzles in Olympic parade
I don’t need your cheques, Buhari tells contractor
Buhari departs Katsina after Sallah visit
Soldiers ‘sack’ Enugu community over killing of policemen
N21m fraud: Court jails husband, wife, mother-in-law for 60 years
Any pastor who can’t win ‘rich souls’ should be fired – Baba De Baba
PHOTOS: Nigeria dazzles in Tokyo Olympic opening parade
PHOTOS: Protests in Tokyo over commencement of Olympics
PHOTO: Senator Manager kneels before James Ibori
Protests in Tokyo over commencement of Olympics
Tokyo Olympics begin with colourful ceremony in empty stadium
You’re made for life if you marry ‘Anambrian’, says Gify Powers
Public display of affluence dangerous, DSS warns
Woman arraigned for allegedly exposing genitals, making false claim against ex-Gov Ohakim
BLUE HELMETS. BLACK AFRICA
You’re only entitled to what you work for – Yul Edochie
2Baba, Falz release new song ‘Rise Up’
MultiChoice unveils packages to boost businesses
PDP faction boycotts Ogun council election
Ogun PDP struggling to reclaim lost grounds with council poll
Centre for Control of Small Arms, not recruiting, NSA cautions Nigerians
Navy releases seized vessel in Delta
VIDEO: Olympic teams heading towards game village for opening ceremony
VIDEO: Nigeria’s Basketball female team arrives Olympic game village
Real Madrid’s Benzema tests positive for COVID-19
SPECDO releases ginger, expresses lifelong ambition
Court orders DSS to produce detained Igboho’s associates in court
Funke Akindele-Bello, DonJazzy, others attend ‘Dwindle’ screening
Dayo Amusa fetes inmates on birthday
Olu of Warri: coronation exercise will be futile, says Ologbotsere
Buhari urges NEITI board to preserve virtue
Beninese court adjourns Igboho’s case to Monday as FG fails to file extradition charges
How food prices soared in June
‘Buhari has sacked Bala-Usman’
Lingering banditry in Northwest disturbing, says Buhari
Edo PDP chairman berates senator
Moghalu, DJ Switch, Mr. Macaroni, others for youth symposium
Fisherman, labourer drown in Ondo
Senate committee advises FG on concession of Eleme-Onne road
TUG OF WAR: Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea battle for £160m-rated K
Mbappe finally turns back on PSG
Spurs’ Son signs new four-year contract
Sancho to make Man United debut against Everton
Jorginho, Chiellini tipped for Ballon d’Or’
Charley Boy: How I’ll live for the next 10 years
How The Mystery River gave Uzodinma Okpechi honour
Seyi Shay to host 10 girls for inspirational dinner
NFVCB, stakeholders propose AfCFTA implementation
Charles Uwagbai’s thriller, Charlie Charlie, hits cinemas
Omokanye to release first song from forthcoming project, Kanye West

ThisDay

World Bank: Nigeria Going through Its Worst Unemployment Crisis
CBN Targets October for Digital Currency Launch
COVID-19: Ehanire Worries Over Possible Spike in Delta Variant
Police Arrest Suspected Killer of Terkula, Senator Suswam’s Elder Brother
Again, INEC Berates National Assembly, NCC Over Electronic Transmission of Results
Igboho Sues DSS, Malami, Seeks N500bn Damages for Invading Ibadan Residenc
Yar’Adua: I’ll Resist Attempt to Impose Guber Candidate on Katsina Citizens
Aregbesola Asks Govs to Sign Death Warrant of 3,008 Condemned Inmates
Hoodlums Raze Army General’s House in Obowo
Police Arrest Couple for Faking Kidnap
BBNaija Organisers Increase Star Prize to N90m
DSS Ordered to Produce Detained Yoruba Nation Agitators in Court, July 2
Over 300 Nigerians Languishing in Italian Jail on Trumped-up Charges
NASS Owes Nigerians Duty for INEC’s Independence, Says Nwak
Onuesoke: N4.8bn WhatsApp, Satellite Phone Monitoring, Waste of Fund
Gov Okowa Congratulates Obi at 60, Says He’s Reference…
Buhari Donates 22 Cows to Security Agencies in Katsina
We’re Prepared for Today’s Election, Says LASIEC
Court Jails 10 Pirates 12 Years over Hijacked Vessel
Saraki Congratulates Emir of Ilorin, New Traditional Title Holders
Group Lauds Senator Orji for Boosting SDGs
Evil Nigerians in $1.4m COVID-19 Scam in US
Sunday Treat and Convos with Betty lrabor
Buhari Donates 22 Cows to Security Agencies in Katsina
YIAGA Foresees Low Voter Turnout in Lagos LG Polls
Arms Control Centre Not Recruiting, ONSA Warns
Buhari Warns Contractors against Bribing Him, Other Govt Officials
Niger Police Arrest Couple over Fake Abduction
GEIL Restates Commitment to Host Communities’ Devt
Cholera Outbreak : About 300 Hospitalised in Bauchi
China: A Commitment to High Quality Devt of Belt and Road…
Those Who Downed Fighter Jet are Terrorists, Not Bandits, Says Lawmaker
Feed Nigeria Summit to Repair Severed Food System
Wema Bank, Vento Partner ‘Shecan Nigeria’ on Women Conference
Lush Hair Signs Yemi Alade as Brand Ambassador
Tech Experts Push for AI, Robots to Boost Performance
Vento Furniture Unveils New Brand Ambassadors
IFC Appoints New Senior Country Manager for Nigeria
Mustapha, Bello, Dogara, Nami Hail Daura On Award
Ramping Up Enugu’s Mass Housing Stock
Presidential Amnesty Programme: The Ajube Story
Jim Iyke: I was a Millionaire Before 22… By 23, I Had over N3m in My Account from Acting
Gbenga Badejo Becomes 54th President of Rotary Club, Ikeja
Sulaiman-Ibrahim Off to a Good Start at Refugees Commission
MultiChoice’s ‘Biggie Goals’ Promo Delivering Quality Entertainment
I’m Shy, Quiet, But Friendly
An Olympics Like Never Before
Joel Obi Solace from Serie A New Boys
Toko Opens Team Nigeria’s Olympics Account
Algerian Judoka Withdraws over Potential Meeting with Israeli
Etebo Says He’s No Stranger to Watford
Amokachi Backs Akpon for Besiktas Move
Is the President Aware that Time is Going?
Terrorists’ Rising Capacity and Dizzying Warfront Stories

The Punch

Katsina police engage bandits in gun duel, rescue eight abducted victims
Participation in sports reduces crime rate, says Kwara deputy gov
Igboho files N5.5bn suit against AGF, DSS over Ibadan house invasion
Court refuses request to stop Lagos LG polls
Cops’ killings: Soldiers on alleged revenge mission invade Enugu communities, youths flee
Igboho seeks asylum in Benin Republic
FG replaces controversial RUGA with new scheme, begins camps in six states
Obi Cubana’s source of income, nobody’s business –Emeka Ike
Cops’ killings: Soldiers on alleged revenge mission invade Enugu communities, youths flee
Nollywood actor on sickbed for 20 years cries for help
Police parade suspected killers of two cops, boy
Fraud: Court jails ex-bank worker, wife, in-law 60 years
Foreign investors’ interest in Nigeria plunges by 80%
Nigeria’s active labour force lost 20 million in two years – World Bank
Private sector growth in Nigeria slowed in June – Report
N100,000 emission levy: Businesses’ll collapse, Abuja bakers, ACCI warn
Controversial Electoral bill exposes Nigerian lawmakers
LG poll: Voters with temporary cards can vote –LASIEC
LG poll: Lagos police warn against violence, vow to enforce restriction order
Nasarawa APC suspends commissioner for alleged insubordination
Aiteo Cup: Sunshine, Nasarawa clash in semis
I’m unhappy with Arsenal –AY
‘United need Ndidi, not Rice’
EPL to insert vaccination clauses into player contract
Oil graft: Italian court acquits Nigerian, Obi, reverses jail sentence
PUNCH Diaspora: Nigerian, Okuo, accomplice accused of alleged internet scam in US
Why BBNaija’s dropping SMS voting –Busola Tejumola
Obi Cubana’s source of income, nobody’s business –Emeka Ike
I never compromise on quality –Yemi Alade
Crashed marriage affected me –Uche Iwuji

Leadership

AISHA’s ANGLE: Writing Our Own Stories
Group Tasks Cross River, Ebonyi On Boundary Demarcation
A/Ibom #Endsars Panel Concludes Investigation, Submits Report To Governor
‘Nobody Has Been Endorsed As APC Leader In Delta’
Only Umeoji Can Win Landslide For APGA – Chukwubuikem
FG To Build 3 New Custodial Centres
We’ll Follow AbdulJabbar Kabara’s Case To Logical Conclusion – Ganduje
Ministry To Partner LEADERSHIP On STI Development
MY SECRET LIFE: Being Myself Stands Me Out From Every Other Person – Mariam
ROAD SAFETY: Do You Text While Driving?
Islamiyya School Pupils: Drama As Bandits Detain Ransom Courier Over N4.6m Shortfal
Why I have No Position On Zoning – Yari
LG Polls: APC, 15 Other Parties Test Popularity In Lagos, Ogun Today
I Don’t Want Your Kickbacks, Engage In CSR, Buhari Tells Contractors
PIB: Degi-Eremienyo Accuses Dickson Of Instigating Violence In N’Delta
Sallah: Goje’s Wife Gives Cash, Wrappers To Women Groups In Gombe
Glamour As Team Nigeria, Others Parade At Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony
EDITORIAL
The Urgency Of Food Security In Nigeria
ROAD SAFETY: Do You Text While Driving?
Bantex And The Path Less Travelled

The Guardian

Extradition request: Igboho’s fate hangs in the balance
Chidinma Nwobi:‘Poorly developed emotional intelligence skills responsible for domestic violence’
Herders-farmers clash: In search of lasting solution to age-long conflict
Remember the needy, Buhari tells privileged Nigerians, contractors
10 pirates get 12 years jail terms for hijacking Chinese ship
Yiaga faults overbearing influence of governors on council elections
Visiting US investors explore business opportunities in Nigeria
NCC lied, Nigeria is ripe for electronic transmission of results, INEC insists
Prison congestion: FG urges states to build holding centres for awaiting trial suspects
Display of light, colour as Tokyo Olympics begins
Three students get American Basketball, education scholarship at OBN Academy
An eye over Tokyo 2020 – A daily diary of the Olympics
Barzini to host national chess tournament, promotes mental acuity among students
NIDEO-Austria condenms ‘attack’ on Super Falcons
Tokyo 2020: Funke Oshonaike begins record-breaking seventh Olympic campaign
‘We want people to know what it means to live better’
Excitement as BBNaija returns with double launch show
Kate Henshaw @ 50: Garlands for timeless diva
Evening of tributes for Sound Sultan in Lagos today

Tribune

I have my farm here, I could come to Daura every two weeks and nobody can stop me, says Buhari
Benin Republic court adjourns Igboho’s extraditiom hearing till Monday, July 26
‘Only seven out of 5,349 medical labs in Nigeria meet International standard’
NGO moves to save lives, offers free antenatal, delivery for pregnant women
PIB: 3% equity fund pitches 2 Delta senators against each other
LG elections: Low voters’ turnout inevitable due to low mobilization, publicity ― YIAGA Africa
Police arrest 31-year-old female suspect, husband for faking her kidnap in Niger
Sokoto APC assures members of justice, fairness during ward congresses
3% PIB: Militant group directs commanders to return to creeks for hostilities
Police kill bandit, rescue 11 kidnapped victims in Zamfara
Court remands two arraigned by Oyo NSCDC for alleged defilement of minor, teenager
28-year-old mother of one freed in Minna
CBN to launch digital currency following Osinbajo’s suggestion
74% of prison inmates are awaiting trial —Aregbesola
Igboho asks court to declare Yoruba Nation campaign legal
‘Only seven out of 5,349 medical labs in Nigeria meet…
NGO moves to save lives, offers free antenatal, delivery for…
PIB: 3% equity fund pitches 2 Delta senators against each…
LG elections: Low voters’ turnout inevitable due to low…
Ogun PDP withdraws from LG election
Aregbesola frowns on miscarriage of justice, seeks…
Two fishermen on fishing expedition drown in Ondo
Zaria killings left 1,866 children orphaned, Shi’ites…
Fake news is a time bomb, say Kwara gov, Premium Times, NPAN…
Court sentences 10 pirates to 12years imprisonment
We are not recruiting, Police debunk rumour
COVID-19 wipes 20% off Nigeria’s $25bn diaspora…
Okowa, Uduaghan, Ibori pay last respect to Mrs Utuama at…
UI prepares to tackle Covid-19 third wave, warns against…
Malami immortalises retiring Perm-Sec, Dayo Apata
Unite for development of Ilorin ― Tafida of Ilorin
Do You Dream of Opening a Dispensary? This is what it takes
Benin Republic court adjourns Igboho’s extraditiom…
PDP will participate in Ogun LG polls Saturday ― Shittu
Over 127 aged, widows, traffic warden benefit from church…
FG commences payment of death benefits of deceased doctors,…
LG polls: Ogun govt restricts movement from 7a.m till 4p.m
Tension in Ikoyi as development company defies court orders
Igboho: Produce 12 Yoruba Nation agitators on July 29, court…
Patricia Relocates Headquarters to Europe
Oyo willing to takeover Ibadan airport — Makinde
The Nigeria conundrum: A pathway to nationhood
PIB and Nigeria’s downstream
Of Nigeria and fertilisation of economy
Akwa Ibom and burden of succession
Fulani are turning Yoruba into third-class citizens —Gani Adams
If we have to postpone 2023 elections in order to have a transitional…
Sonorous drops first song from upcoming project
TINFF Awards 2021: Rotimi Adelola, ‘The New Patriots’ get 4…
We have malaria and typhoid fever every time, in fact, coronavirus lives here…
Army, police residential

Vanguard

N’DELTA TO BUHARI: Don’t sign PIB, return it to NASS for amendment
DELTA 2023 SHOWDOWN: Omo-Agege’s 2019 ‘sin’ comes back to haunt him amid eruption in APC
Militant leader leaves stream of blood, tears in Delta
Tension as Lagos, Ogun hold council polls today
Beninese court to FG: Provide evidence against Igboho
Tension as Lagos, Ogun hold council polls today
Militant leader leaves stream of blood, tears in Delta
FG to build 3 new custodial centres
Bello hails Buhari for giving voice to youths
Gov Emmanuel’s final answer to skyrocketing garri prices in Akwa Ibom
Okowa won’t allow crisis in Delta PDP over rotational agreement — Majemite
N’DELTA TO BUHARI: Don’t sign PIB, return it to NASS for amendment
DELTA 2023 SHOWDOWN: Omo-Agege’s 2019 ‘sin’ comes back to haunt him amid eruption in APC
STATE OF THE NATION: How insincerity of leaders fuels insecurity —Okupe
‘You’ll live to regret this vote against democracy’
Enugu Govt inaugurates 11-man COVID-19 project committee
The return of Anambra’s quadrennial tension —soaked governorship poll
Chief Ikeje Asogwa at 52: Craving the rave of a history maker
The Zuma in African leaders
Two attacks in two nights decimate Kataf villages
NYSC appoints new coordinator for Nasarawa state
Victim of suspected ponzi scheme commits suicide
Honour for NDDC founding fathers
2023: APC, PDP trade tackles over jostle for power
Private enterprise: Attracting foreign direct investments
PIB: Senator cautions Niger Delta lawmakers against instigating statements
The Voice Nigeria Season 3 finale airs 9pm on Saturday
While I was away
MultiChoice thinks corporate businesses in revamped packages
Nigeria’s oil and the energy transition
FRSC in Rivers commends collaborative efforts of NEMA
Remains of late Utuama laid to rest amid tears, eulogies
How Police arrested 3 suspected killers of security personnel in Akwa Ibom
Whatever a man soweth he shall reap
NEMA records zero accident on roads in S/East in Eld-el-Kabir — Official
Community leaders in FCT decry lack of basic amenities
Why character matters in politics
Tension as Lagos, Ogun hold council polls today
Police nab fake currency syndicate in Nasarawa
LG polls: Voters with Temporary Cards can vote – LASIEC
Court dismisses suit seeking to halt Lagos LGA election
Crisis: NULGE president says Ebonyi election may hold elsewhere
Gov Emmanuel’s final answer to skyrocketing garri prices in Akwa Ibom
How Police arrested 3 suspected killers of security personnel in Akwa Ibom
Cubana’s mother’s burial: When ladies abandoned businesses, schools for Oba
Police arrest 3 suspected killers of security personnel in Akwa Ibom
The Voice Nigeria Season 3 finale airs 9pm on Saturday
It has been my dream to tell my life’s story – Matildah
Ability to make clothes VS Business of making clothes
Meet FerbTheKing; Nigerian rapper and songwriter
Protests held in Tokyo against Olympics during opening ceremony
Tokyo Olympics opened by Emperor Naruhito as tennis star Osaka lights cauldron
Tokyo Olympics: German team uniform raises eyebrows
Man United new boy, Jadon Sancho ready for new challenge, bigger step
OFFICIAL: Jadon Sancho joins Man United on long-term deal
Investments in Mutual Funds drop 4.3% to N1.36trn
TAJ Bank commends Sopra Banking Software for enabling banking activity
21 ships discharge petroleum products, others at Lagos ports – NPA
Rice revolution gets boost
CBN power sector interventions hit N1.3bn in 7 years

Daily Trust

How Govts, Others Prioritise Entertainment Over Education Contest
Nigeria’s ‘Forgotten’ Abducted Students
Kano Boarding Students Recount First Sallah Ever In School
10 Pirates Jailed For 12 Years For Hijacking Chinese Vessel
Team Nigeria Jostles For Medals At Tokyo Olympics
How Proposed Return Of Looted Artefacts Stirred Controversy In Edo
China Donates 470,000 Doses Of COVID Vaccine To Nigeria
Emir Of Daura To Buhari: Things Would Have Been Difficult For Nigerians Without You
I Don’t Need Your Cheques, Buhari Tells Contractors
Residents Flee As Soldiers Storm Enugu Community Over Death Of Policemen
Aregbesola Asks Governors To Sign Death Warrant Of Over 3,000 Condemned Inmates
Kano Boarding Students Recount First Sallah Ever In School
10 Pirates Jailed For 12 Years For Hijacking Chinese Vessel
PIB: Bayelsa Senator Tackles Dickson Over 3% Host Communities’ Fund
Why Nigerians Are Paying Heavily To Stay Healthy
‘Glo Subscribers To Enjoy 22 Times Value On Every Recharge’
Dangote, Others Drive Equities Gain By N330bn
Oil Gains With Global Demand Tightening Crude Market
Fitch Affirms ‘AAA’ Credit Rating For AfDB
2023: Stormy Weather In APC Over Consensus Option
Ogun: Confusion As PDP Faction Insists On Participation In Saturday LG Poll
2023: We Won’t Impose Presidential Candidate — APC
Team Nigeria Jostles For Medals At Tokyo Olympics
Aderonke Bello: FAME Is Using Power Of Sports To Achieve SDGs For Girl-Child
Esther Toko Opens Team Nigeria’s Account In Rowing
Arsenal Make A Good Signing
D’Tigers Seek Revenge Against Australia In Tokyo Olympics Opener
China Donates 470,000 Doses Of COVID Vaccine To Nigeria
Court Jails Man, Mother, Girlfriend For Defrauding American Woman
Couple Arrested For Staging Kidnap In Niger State

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