News Headlines Jul 28, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 28, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Nasarawa deputy governor’s ‘candidate’ loses primary election
Understanding the Cuban protest
Rebranding the bandit
Niger PDP suspends former governorship candidate Nasko
Blame game and culprits of underdevelopment
Why gender equality matters
Caritas warns against COVID-19 third wave
Between Governor AbdulRazaq and the Emirate
Tucano; Electrification; Ogunmola’s Statue
Emir of Muri’s sleepless nights
A generational betrayal
Our secondary schools not dilapidated, says Yobe
On rehabilitation of Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano Road
White elephants
Harmonious tunes
Yahaya advises Gombe youths against political violence
Emir begs bandits to allow peace in the farms
Fed Govt, group to empower 600 FCT, Nasarawa women
Delta APC leaders seek board for NDDC
Youths hold rally for President in Akwa Ibom
Obi donates N5m to the physically-challenged
Why Fed Govt is borrowing to finance projects, by Fashola
Govt won’t gag media, says minister
‘Atiku eligible to vie for presidency’
Nigeria needs new constitution to progress, says Afe Babalola
‘Protesters frustrate waste evacuation in Rivers’
880 new lawyers called to Bar
Anxiety as Okonkwo plans to dump party
IG redeploys 24 AIGs
‘Anambra PDP won’t collapse campaign structure for governorship poll’
NEF: APC, PDP have been destroying Nigeria
Bauchi’s suspension of private NCE licences long overdue
Nigeria underestimating its enemies
Banditry and need for citizens alliance against impunity
Buhari’s Legacy
Bafarawa, Wamakko rivalry persists
Monkey pox
PIB and restructuring: Not yet Uhuru
Again, Niger Delta in the spotlight
10 injured in clash over farmland in Gombe
After investigation, JAMB releases 14,620 UTME results, withdraws 14
Cocaine importer jailed seven years
Illegal watchlist: Appeal Court orders NCS to pay A’Ibom account officer N1m
Alleged Assault: How I baited Baba Ijesha with ‘script conference’, by Princess
Woman seeks divorce, says husband smokes in her room, dislikes relatives
Kanu drags Nigeria, Kenya to African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights
Fed Govt to landlords: charge monthly rents
IPOB, PANDEF, Ohanaeze and all that
Normalising banditry and other aberrations
526 die of Cholera in 18 states
INEC online registration hits 1m
Yoruba Nation agitators charged with unlawful assembly
Presidency administers Oath of Secrecy, tells Staff you are under watch
Whitemoney loses cool over side talks
Tension as anti-riot policemen allegedly shoot Okada rider
Sammie, Tega, JayPaul discuss task with HOH Peace
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Boma, Beatrice divorced while Niyi is married
There won’t be bickering over choice of my successor, says Umahi
10 most expensive celebrity divorces of all time
CBN halts weekly sale of Forex to BDCs
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Boma, Arin bet 50 Abeg Naira over wild card
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Saskay reveals political ambition
Why judiciary must embrace technology, by Osinbajo
Don’t marry a man if you can’t be step-mom to his kids – Tonto Dikeh
APC congresses may not hold in Anambra, Zamfara
Kwara APC ward congress holds July 31
I won’t fail as a mother, says Tonto Dikeh
Alleged assault: Senate hands-off probe of CCT chairman, Umar
#BBNaija: Nkechi Blessing, Mary Njoku back Angel
Don Jazzy blasts critics of skit makers
BBNaija Shine ya Eye: Princess opens up on break up with ex-lover
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: I lived under a bridge for two years- Whitemoney
Sanwo-Olu swears in 57 council chairmen
We must protect Nigeria against secession agitations, says Wike
Tension as soldiers deny traders access to timber market in Imo community
BBNaija S6: How to know the worth of an Igbo man, by Whitemoney
Kidnappers demand N100m ransom for Kaduna traditional ruler
Bovi eulogises grandmother at 81
CBN stops sale of forex to BDCs
Glo unveils 1TB Data Plan
Facebook will restrict ad targeting of under-18s
I wanted fame, not money from BBNaija, says Laycon
Ex-Minister Amechi’s wife dies at 91
Major shakeup as IGP orders posting, redeployment of 24 AIGs
Court adjourns Baba Ijesha’s trial again
Baba Dee, Empress Njamah beg PSquare brothers to reconcile
Twitter ban: Court fixes Oct 4 to hear NBA’s suit against Fed Govt
Baba Ijesha: Princess makes more shocking revelations about minor
Atiku is eligible to vie for presidency, Adamawa govt. tells court
Toke Makinwa to host BBNaija Season 6: The Buzz


CBN Suspends Sale of FOREX to BDCs
Buhari, Other World Leaders to Raise $5bn for Education
FG Orders Activation of COVID-19 Isolation Centres Nationwide
Buhari Signs N982.7bn Supplementary Appropriation Bill into Law
Alleged Treasonable Felony: Court Declines to Try Kanu in Absentia
Adesina: NBET’s Indebtedness to Egbin Power Now N388bn
• Power firm invests $3bn on expansion plan
Presidency Threatens to Sanction Staff Found Leaking Classified Information
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•Administers oath of secrecy on 42 staff
Offa Tackles Afe Babalola on S’Court Judgment on Erin Ile
IG Approves Posting, Redeployment of Newly Promoted AIGs
JAMB Releases 14,620 ‘Withheld’ UTME Results, Withdraws 14 Others
House Accuses Customs of Negligence over Alleged Killing of Five Persons…
Court Joins Adamawa in Suit Challenging Atiku’s Eligibility for Presidential Poll
Kaduna Vows to Ensure Release of Remaining Abducted 83 Baptist…
Rivers Gets Law School Campus
NICON Insurance among Few Bad Cases of Privatisation, Says BPE DG
Presidency Administers Oath of Secrecy to 42 State House Staff, Threatens…
Niger Lauds NUT for Embracing Democratic Principles, Investment Policies
Osinbajo: FG Ready to Tackle Inflation, Other Challenges of Food Security
FG Accuses Nigerians in Diaspora of Funding Secessionist Agitations, Spreading Fake…
Osinbajo: Judiciary Needs to Embrace Technology, Innovation
Pension Asset Grows to N12.66tn as PenCom Outline Strategic Focus Areas…
Emefiele: CBN’s Intervention Funds Not National Cake
FMDQ Tips Nigeria as Prime Destination of $4.5tr Private Equity
FAO Raises Alarm over Difficult Task to Ending Hunger by 2030
Goldman Adjusts Crude Forecast Down on Covid-19 Surge
DPR Director Explains Comment on Subsidy
Electronic Voting: A Difference Between 8th and 9th Senate
Investor Commits Suicide as 2000 Nigerians Fall Victim to Suspected Ponzi Scheme
Engendering Exponential Rise in Aba Shoe Production
Ekhomu Hails Irabor, Amao on Rescue of NAF Pilot
Agritech is the Next Frontier in Enhancing Food Security
World Champions USA Deny Determined D’Tigress Win in Saitama
T’Tennis: Aruna Quadri Disappointed over Ouster from Men’s Singles
…..Egyptian Assar Equals Quadri’s Olympics Feat
Tennis: Japan’s Osaka Loses in Women’s Singles
Togo’s Agbegnenou Wins Judo Gold for France
Bermuda Becomes Smallest Country to Win Olympic Gold
VC: We Aim to Attract African Francophone Nationals to Christopher University
UK Envoy Lauds Guinness Nigeria’s Scholarship Scheme for Nigerian Students
Gov. Makinde Lauded for Appointing Bauchi Emir as LAUTECH Chancellor
Don Urges Creation of Nationwide Mathematical Research Centres
Experts Advocate Technology-driven Training to Improve Education Outcomes
Buhari’s Nation-Building Duty

The Punch

Undiagnosed, untreated hepatitis kills 124,000 Africans annually, says WHO
Insecurity: Kogi CAN urges FG to set up truth, justice committee
Naira slides to 505/$ as CBN stops forex sale to BDCs
Kwara APC: Factions promise to participate, seek peaceful congresses
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Abuja policeman guns down football fan for warning against accidental discharge
Fresh varsity strike looms, FG, ASUU resume fight on payment platforms
11 lawyers battle for Igboho’s bail, as activist faces more charges
Kanu: Firm contacts UK govt as soldiers shut Imo markets
Traffic robbers arrested by Sanwo-Olu arraigned
Terrorists abduct two soldiers, Yobe Govt House workers, FAAN staff
UNILORIN slain female student’s autopsy points to strangulation – Pathologist
Naira slides to 505/$ as CBN stops forex sale to BDCs
Oil price dips to $74.18, Russia rallies OPEC on market stability
Experts blame COVID-19 as states’ IGRs shrink by 22% in two years
Power: Egbin decries N388bn NBET debt, idle capacity
Nigeria must be protected against secessionists, says Wike
Yoruba monarchs yet to meet on agitation – Chair, Ekiti Obas
‘Mobilisation programmes needed to engage Nigerians’
INEC online voter registration rises to one million
Fans mourn as Nasarawa footballer slumps, dies on field
Anyasi-Agwu denies assault of MFM official
D’Tigers: NBBF lauds Golden State Warriors over support
Plaudits for gymnast Eke after Olympics exit
BBNaija S6: He has magic hands, Nini says as Saga massages her neck
Otedola’s daughter Tolani reveals year-long battle with ailment
Ritual movie roles are my calling — Yul Edochie
Actress Mary Lazarus loses mum


Total Health Trust Emerges Best HMO For 2021
Stock Market Sheds N25bn As CBN Keeps MPC Parameter Constant
NBET Debts To Egbin Power Hit N388bn
Oil Prices Inch Up As Tight Supply Outweighs Virus Spread
CAP Targets 25% Industry Market Share Growth
Nigeria Targets Huge Gas Investment Deal At Energy Expo
Airtel, UNICEF To Empower 20m Youths With Digital Skills
Gross Premium Income Of Cornerstone Insurance Rises To N17.5bn
Intermodal System Increases Revenue At Nigerian Seaports – NPA MD
Experts Warn Parents Against Installing Computers In Children’s Bedrooms
Naira May Slide As CBN Bans Forex Sale To BDCs
PDP Lambasts Buhari Over London Medical Trip
Secondus Files N5bn Libel Case Against Afegbua
Fresh Tension Over NDDC’s Forensic Audit
‘S/East, S/South PDP Divine Mandate Not Dissolved’
APC Women Leader Assures Market Women Of Inclusiveness
Total Health Trust Emerges Best HMO For 2021
Stock Market Sheds N25bn As CBN Keeps MPC Parameter Constant
NBET Debts To Egbin Power Hit N388bn
CAP Targets 25% Industry Market Share Growth
Nigeria Targets Huge Gas Investment Deal At Energy Expo
Airtel, UNICEF To Empower 20m Youths With Digital Skills
Gross Premium Income Of Cornerstone Insurance Rises To N17.5bn
Intermodal System Increases Revenue At Nigerian Seaports – NPA MD
ECOWAS@46: Commission Seeks Trade Partnership With OPS To Stem Poverty
8 Nigerian Athletes Undergo Out Of Competition Test (OCT) In Japan
[EDITORIAL] Banks And Ransom Payment
[COLUMN] Wishing Team Nigeria Success In Olympics 2020

The Sun

For unity, Nigeria needs new constitution, parliamentary system before 2023 –Afe Babalola
Officially, Ohakim decamps to APC
Secondus slams N50bn suit against Afegbua
Kanu’s arrest won’t stop Biafra agitation –ASETU
2023: Abia Charter of Equity should be respected – Eze Kalu Ogbu, Abiriba monarch
Benin Republic presses fresh charges against Igboho
CBN stops $110m weekly forex sale to BDCs
Abdulrazaq approves four years promotion arrears for SUBEB teachers
UK offering consular assistance to Nnamdi Kanu – High Commissioner to Nigeria
Kaduna monarch’s kidnappers demand N100m ransom
Baba Ijesha: I didn’t set up my daughter to be molested – Princess
Twitter ban: Court adjourns suit against FG, AGF, others till Oct 4
Group begs Okonkwo to re-enter guber race
CLO decries litigations trailing primary elections
ZLP denies financial deal over candidates, confirms coalition talks
Ibezim, Soludo’s running mate urges party members to work towards APGA Victory
PDP knocks Buhari over London trip
PenCom drags 120 firms to court over non-remittance of pension contributions
NICON Insurance rotten –FG
How Nigeria loses over $60bn, 25,000 jobs to foreign ship chandlers
Railway: SON targets products in transit
INTELS graduates 11th batch of WEPSS
Star Lager beer backs Team Nigeria, Partners NOC
Onyekuru completes switch to Olympiakos
Eight Nigerian athletes undergo Out of Competition Test (OCT)
Oshonaike officially joins Olympics table tennis Club
…Minister urges athlete to develop young generation in table tennis
Esther Toko qualifies for final E in Rowing
Football chieftains rush to identify with Aisha Buhari Cup
Rodgers insists Ndidi not for sale
Tokyo 2020: Okowa departs for Japan, preaches patience
S/Africa top golfer lauds Runsewe on golf development
Longstanding national record under threat as Ogunbanwo competes
Hidden knowledge on why people suffer (14)
Reactions to Abraham’s sacrifice and why instead of Isaac in the Bible is Ishmael in Koran
Re: Judiciary and Anambra Renegades
Legality of public parade of suspects by security agencies (1)
‘Conspire’/‘join together’ wrong
Anambra: Time for judiciary to redeem itself
2021 UTME: JAMB nabs 14 impersonators with CCTV footage
Customs: Reps commence probe of Oyo killings
Legality of public parade of suspects by security agencies (1)

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