News Headlines Jul 29, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 29, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Govt losing millions in lottery, says minister
Nigeria’s capital import dips to $875.62m in Q2
NCS faults legislators over e-transmission of election results
Five prospective Corps members die in Abuja accident
‘Stopping investments in fossil fuel supply catastrophic’
Galaxy Back Bone, Zadara partner on cost-efficient cloud services
Futureview deepens market with equity, dollar mutual funds
Wema Bank boosts SMEs with business school
Kukah: democracy and dictatorship can’t coexist
APC inaugurates committees for July 31 ward congress
Hushpuppi pleads guilty
That ranter in Austria
Draining blood in thirst for milk
NGO faults lawmakers’ decision on e-transmission of results
Lighting up Niger Delta with cheap, cleaner energy
Why I want to be APC national chairman, by Yari
Is education still key to success?
Court fixes August 18 for Kano’s blasphemy suit
Thoughts on gender discrimination
How rational is call for banning public officials’ children from studying abroad?
Zungeru hydropower plant gets completion date
Plateau political class urges Lalong on presidency
Akeredolu, UNILAG VC Ogundipe, others for award
Groups enlighten children on COVID-19
Lalong lauds former VC for lifting institution
Lalong solicits improved rural electrification
Varsity partners UNIUYO for development
School distributes palliatives in host community
Pupils shine at essay contest
Bauchi moves to curb cholera spread
My foundation apolitical, says Masari
Create enabling environment for varsities, govt urged
CSO to Buhari: grant YABATECH varsity status
Lions Club donates books
‘Funding bane of varsity growth’
Education hub opens in Lekki
Group seeks woman VC for UNIJOS
Addressing learning challenges of special children
BDCs and forex sales: CBN is right
As Anambra decides
We are all men of God
Much ado about electronic transmission of election results
National security in Nigeria
Two of a different kind
Death trap along Mambilla Way
NTI Southwest, UI, release our certificates
Toro General Hospital Toro deserves special intervention
A general’s tragedy
Amazingly low
Soludo will succeed me, says Obiano
Self-regulation better for media, says Olorunyomi
Buhari signs global pact to increase education funding by 50% in two years
Judge decries absence of laws on electronic transactions
VIDEO: Lagos APC will adopt consensus option, says GAC
How to reduce maternal mortality, by experts
Lekki Gardens denies violating court order
Finally, Jegede congratulates Akeredolu
I will make Soludo my successor, Obiano vows
Protesters mount canopies, barricade East-West road for three days
Why Fed Govt is borrowing to finance projects, by Fashola
Rebranding the bandit
On rehabilitation of Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano Road
Nigeria needs another political party for 2023, says Kukah
Our business requires ‘noise and doings’, brags Cubana Chief Priest
Emir of Muri’s sleepless nights
‘Atiku eligible to vie for presidency’
Nigeria needs new constitution to progress, says Afe Babalola
880 new lawyers called to Bar
NEF: APC, PDP have been destroying Nigeria
Who is afraid of electronic transmission of poll results?
Emir begs bandits to allow peace in the farms
Sanusi’s critical treatise on state of the nation
Electronic transmission: Senate in the eye of the storm
VIDEO: Please free Nnamdi Kanu, masquerade begs Buhari
Tension as cultists kill, behead OSPAC leader in Rivers
Self-care guide will reduce maternal mortality, infertility, others – Experts
Angela Okorie: I still have gun pellets two years after I was shot
Tolani Otedola opens up on ill health for over a year
Gunmen kill youth leader, injure scores in A’Ibom
IPOB to FG: release Kanu before August 8 or…
Naira fluctuates in Abuja after CBN decision on Forex
Stop offering us bribes, police, FRSC tell Nigerians
5 things to avoid in an interview
NIM encourage women to rise above limitation
Why Supreme Court allowed Akeredolu’s election
Buhari approves N8.5bn for TETFUND research fund
Ladies don’t claim to work hard when you’re being bankrolled – Georgina Onuoha
Israel DMW curses those criticising him for worshipping Davido
PHOTOS: El-Zakzaky, wife after they were discharged and acquitted
UPDATED: Court acquits El-Zakzaky, wife of homicide case
APC hails Akeredolu’s Supreme Court victory
‘Tsola Emiko ‘right’ for Warri kingdom, says Dein of Agbor
Slimcase, Reminisce, DJ Neptune to star in Nollywood movie
Gunmen kill commercial tricycle operator in Aba
Buhari congratulates Akeredolu over Supreme Court win
BREAKING: Court acquits El-Zakzaky, wife
10 most expensive celebrity divorces of all time
Lucky Number
No worker earns below N30,000 in Kwara- NUT chair
Drey Spencer drops visuals for ‘Influencer Baby’ in August
Supreme Court judgment confirms Jegede’s petition was frivolous – Akeredolu
Reckless driver kills three students, injure eight in Suleja
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Maria, Boma share first kiss
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Beatrice walks out on housemates during task preparation
FG gives States conditions for $750mn SFTAS grant
Nigeria’s capital importation dips to $875.62m in Q2
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Biggie gives first task
Ondo election: Go to UK Court, APC mocks Jegede, PDP
PHOTOS: Navy hands over convicted pirates to Correctional Services
PANDEF backs Dikio’s vision of turning ex-agitators to entrepreneurs
Huawei Cloud is world’s fifth Largest IaaS provider, says research firm
Man remanded for defiling three daughters in Anambra
Ekiti 2022: X-raying The Leading Aspirants
Angela Okorie recounts near death experience
I hope nobody else dies before PSquare reconcile – Ayo Animashaun
BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Akeredolu’s election
Civil servant in court for allegedly impregnating married woman
Top 5 ways to buy cryptocurrency in Africa
UK complicit in Kanu’s abduction’ in Kenya – Lawyer
BREAKING: Supreme Court to decide Akeredolu’s fate by 12 noon
E-Naira will make transactions cheaper, says CBN
Why I joined APC, by Ohakim
One dies, 14 escape in Onitsha multiple crash


Gombe Imposes 24-hour Curfew on Communities in Balanga LG
Court Admits Five ‘Buhari-Must-Go’ Protesters to N.5m Bail Each
Breaking: Court Frees El Zakzaky, Wife
Breaking: Supreme Court Affirms Akeredolu’s Election as Ondo Governor
Kukah Blames Civil Society for Nigeria’s Present Situation
In London, Buhari Says Nigeria Will Increase Education Budget by 50%…
Lagos LG Polls: Federal Lawmaker Congratulates Isolo, Ejigbo LCDAs Chairmen, Councillors
Gombe Gov, Sylva, Tallen Grace Presentation of Seven Books on Children
FG Committed to Completion of East-West Road, Akpabio Assures Niger Delta…
Gombe Imposes 24-hour Curfew on Communities in Balanga LG
Jegede Congratulates Akeredolu over S’Court Victory
Court Admits Five ‘Buhari-Must-Go’ Protesters to N.5m Bail Each
Buhari: S’Court Verdict Affirming Akeredolu’s Election Brightens APC’s Chances in Future…
East-West Road: Akpabio Urges Patience, as FG Reviews Eleme-Onne Section
Atala: Host Community Cautions ‘Propagandists’ against Spreading Falsehood about New Owners
‘2021 Completion Date for 700MW Zungeru Power Plant Remains Sacrosanct’
APC Inaugurates Conference Committees, Urges Consensus Arrangement
No Worker Earns below N30,000 in Kwara, Says NUT Chairman
Akeredolu: Jegede’s Petition Frivolous
FG Urges States, LGs to Intensify Efforts in Averting Flooding
Naval College Students Kidnapped in Edo
No Public Funds will Be Used to Finance my NGO, Says…
‘Funding Challenges Undermine SMEs’ Growth in Africa’
Take Advantage of $20million.World Bank’s NG-CARES Loan, Kwara Govt Tells…
Development of W’Africa May Stagnate without ICT, Says ECOWAS Parliament
FG Urged to Adopt Bangladesh’s Export-Demand Industrial Policy Model
Unique NIN Enrolments Hit 59.8m with Average of Three SIMs
Olisa: Nigeria is by Default a Divided Nation
The Travails of The Youth Party
ÌTÌJÚ Movie Demystifies Dyslexia
Demonstrating Operational Capability in Securing the Maritime Domain
Succour for Injured Officers, Soldiers
NGO Trains Youths on Gender-based Violence
25 Doctors Mobilised for Free Healthcare Services to Rural Dwellers in Isuochi
Saving Nigerian Youths from Addictions, Mental Health
Nigeria Loses $6 Billion to Food Contamination, Says FG
Nigeria Has One Doctor to 40,000 Patients, Says Senator Tejuoso
Calm Down, Team Nigeria ‘ll Win Medals, Says Ogba
D’Tigers’ Medal Prospect Varnishes with Defeat against Germany
NFF Assures S’Eagles, Coaches on Payment of Outstanding Bonuses
Amuneke to Train Coaches in Three Nigerian Cities
Nigeria’s Usoro, Ofili, Eight Others Disqualified over Missed Dope Tests
Brazil, Others Through to Q’finals, Germany Out
The Tragedy at Ebeano Supermarket

The Punch

Abuja motorists rescue man abducted while peeing
Naira slumps to 523 against dollar at parallel marke
18-year-old ex-convict arrested for killing runs girl, 28, in Ogun
‘Bandits travelling from Zamfara to Borno for terrorist training’
IPOB threatens mayhem over Kanu’s detention, gives August 8 ultimatum
FG lines up N36bn for COVID-19 third wave, 4,261 cases recorded in 30 days
APC congresses under threat as Supreme Court declares Buni’s chairmanship illegal
Medical report, others delay Igboho’s bail application
Police detain friends of Abuja football fan killed by cop
Oyo Baale in court over land scam
70-year-old ex-mechanic, palm wine tapper’s heads cut off, displayed in Imo market
Naira slumps to 523 against dollar at parallel market
Senate names Jonathan, Sambo in N665.8bn diversion, demands refund
Power grid collapses again amid lack of backup capacity
CBN disburses N756.5bn loan to 3.7 million farmers
Soludo’s fate uncertain as court declares Umeoji APGA candidate
Ondo: Jegede congratulates Akeredolu on Supreme Court victory
Buhari congratulates Akeredolu on Supreme Court judgment
Nigeria has Decree 4 of 1984, not a constitution –Igboho’s lawyer
10 Nigerian athletes banned from Olympics
Usoro, Ofili, eight other Nigerians banned from Olympics
NFF blames COVID-19 for salary delay
Three players of Nigerian descent for NBA Draft
BBNaija S6: I’m ready to find love again, Jackie B tells Pere


Pension: Police Retirees Seek IGP’s Intervention
Imo Assembly Passes VAPP Bill
Police Arrest Suspected Terrorist In Imo
Anambra Guber: AAC Canvasses Support For Chukwudozie
PANDEF Backs Dikio’s Plan To Make Ex-Agitators Entrepreneurs
Yahaya Bello For President C’ttee Inaugurated In Bayelsa
LASIEC Boss Tasks New LG Officials On Development
Lagos Rewards 45 Outstanding Students
Lagos Tackles Quackery, Shuts 18 Health Facilities
Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Akeredolu, APC On Supreme Court Victory
Economic Disruptions Will Make 1 In 3 Nigerians Jobless In 4 Years – FG

BREAKING: Supreme Court Upholds Akeredolu’s Election
APC Not In Denial Of Challenges Facing Nigerians – Chieftain
Zamfara Assembly Gives Deputy Governor 48hrs To Appear Over Misconduct
Anticipated Drop In US Inventory Pushes Oil Price To $75
FG To Acquire Central Monitoring System For Gaming Industry
Stanbic IBTC Capital Emerges Best Investment Bank
Ecobank Posts $210m PBT In H1 2021
Old Mutual Develops 2-Year Savings Plan For Small Businesses
Computing Crucial In Fostering Digital Economy – DG NITDA
Bolt Launches New Payment Feature For Drivers
D-G NCAC Assures FTAN Of Increased Collaboration
FirstBank Restates Commitment To Education
$12.6trn Investment: OPEC Tasks Member Countries On Investor-Friendly Policies
10 Nigerian Athletes Disqualified From 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games
D’Tigers Put Up Strong Show Against Germany, Lost On Score Board – Minister
BBNaija 6: Housemates Lament Food Wastage
Power: Gas As Albatross
Differentiating Crime From Free Speech

The Sun

N87bn allegedly diverted by AGF -Senate report
Forex ban on BDCs: Our fate hanging in the balance –MAN
Govs working with FG, security institutions to stem insecurity –Fayemi
FG issues flood alert in 28 states
Kanu: UK not doing enough to free him, says Lawyer
Ondo guber: Supreme Court affirms Akeredolu’s victory
2023: Vote APC out, Kukah urges Nigerians
Biafra belongs to Ijaw, not Kanu –Dokubo
IPOB threatens total lockdown, gives FG 14 days to release Kanu
Customs seizes goods worth N133bn in Kebbi
5 Naval College students in kidnappers’ den in Edo
Alleged killer of LASTMA officer gets N2.5m bail
Insecurity: Every Nigerian should protect himself –Col. Hassan Stan-Labo
Massive voter online registration referendum against APC, says PDP
Sports minister makes case for youths ahead of APC congress
Post-COVID: PenCom unveils 5 strategic agenda to expand pension industry
African Alliance expands retail market
Nigeria Reinsurance gets new Managing Director
International flights to resume at Enugu airport today –Rep
Wema Bank boosts SMEs, launches business school
LG Polls: Between election and coronation
Igbo are not Biafrans
Obi Cubana and Igbo apprenticeship scheme
Invoking spirit of Operation Sweep
Soyinka: How I love listening to this oracle
Richard Branson and fellow billionaires in space (1)
BDCs and forex sales: CBN is right
inq.Digital Shines at BoICT 2021
OSPAC leader killed in Rivers
WHO reports 21% jump in COVID-19 deaths
FG issues flood alert in 28 states
Why I launched Ndioma Africa Network –Prince Orji

Daily Trust

EFCC Quizzes, Detains Ex-Gov Al-Makura, Wife
6 Herders Killed In Attack On Taraba Fulani Community — Police
Police Arrest IPOB Member, Recover Arms In Imo
27 Inmates Regain Freedom In Ebonyi
Anambra Court Remands Man For Defiling 3 Daughters
Gunmen Kill Youth Leader, Injure Others In A/Ibom
Abducted Kaduna Monarch Regains Freedom
PHOTO: This ‘Bandit’ Was Nabbed While Purchasing Sex Enhancement Drug
Buhari Promises To Increase Education Budget By 50% In 2 Years
US Lawmakers Block Sale Of Attack Helicopters To Nigeria Over ‘Poor Human Rights Record’
10 Nigerian Athletes Banned From Tokyo Olympics
Court Orders Release Of Zakzaky, Wife
Nigeria’s Aviation Battling Oppressive Forces – Airline Owner
EFCC, EITI Sign MoU To Prosecute Extractive Industry Criminals
IMF Retains 2.5% Growth Estimate For Nigeria
Egbin Power Plans $2bn Investment Plan
NCC Decries Damage, Theft Of Telecom Infrastructure
Ondo Gov’ship: Akeredolu In Narrow Escape At Supreme Court
Douse Tension Over APC Congresses, Caucus Member Tells Buni
Nasarawa LG Poll Turns Violent, Majority Leader, Commissioner Escape Death
2023: Bayelsa Gov Cautions Aides Against Early Campaigns
D’Tigers Lose Gallantly In Second Group B Match
FC IfeanyiUbah Postpone Akwa Utd’s Celebration, Pillars Hopes Diminish
Akume Drums Support For 2021 Military Games
NFF Admits Owing Staff 18-Months Salaries
Ex-Eagles Coordinator, Attah, Supports FCT SWAN Week With Trophies, Cash
DJ Cuppy, Nollywood Actress Champion Lagos SDGs Youth Alliance
PHOTOS: Malami’s Son Flaunts Wife, Daughter As He Is Called To Bar
Princess’ Neighbour And Guard Also Molested Her Daughter – Lawyer
Princess: How Baba Ijesha Fell Into Our Trap
Rice Farmers Will Soon Harvest Twice From Single Planting — Scientists
Why Many World Food Systems Are Failing — UN Envoy
NPPAN Commences Distribution Of 10m Oil Palm Seedlings, Targets Youths, Women
FG: 18 Million Nigerians Infected With Hepatitis
BUA Pledges $100m For Research In Tertiary Institutions
2021 UTME: JAMB Withdraws Candidate Result For Impersonation
Boy,18, Stabs Prostitute To Death Over N10,000 Bill
Man Remanded For Turning Job Seeker Into Sex Machine
Gunmen Kill 1 Herder, Injure Another In Plateau
Police Arrest 4 Cultists In Osun
Court Remands Cultist Over Murder In Ekiti
Time To Adopt 3-Year Validity Period For UTME Result
The Economic Implication Of BDC Ban
BDC Ban: A Step In The Right Direction But…
Entrepreneurs In Africa Have Great Ideas

The Guardian

Unease in forex market as dollar heads towards N550/$
COVID-19 deaths jump by 21% in one week, WHO laments
NFF set to settle Super Eagles’ outstanding bonuses, coaches’ salaries
IPOB threatens lockdown in South East over Kanu
Buhari okays N8.5 billion for TETFund research in 2021
Nigeria’s democracy challenged, says Osinbajo
Senate unravels facts on illegal diversion of N665.8b by AGF’s office
Lagos State government plans inclusive, people-oriented 2022 budget
FCT councils get N2.66b as June allocation
47 Yoruba Nation agitators regain freedom
PDP moves to dump Uba for Ozigbo, denies use of new structure
Estate developers applaud Obaseki on law to check activities of land grabbers
FUOYE debunks alleged reinstatement of registrar, bursar
Court acquits cleric El-Zakzaky of Culpable Homicide charges and more
D’Tigers on prayer mats as Germany beat Nigeria 99-92
Anxiety as junior athletes face open trials today ahead World Championship
Confusion as 10 Nigerian athletes declared ineligible to compete in Tokyo
Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt qualify for second round as Argentina, France, Germany eliminated from football
Oyo athletes groan over unpaid rewards three months after National Sports Festival
Kabara faces fresh charges, remanded for alleged blasphemy
Ekiti 2022: Oni, Eleka disagree over zoning of governorship to south
Afe Babalola seeks new constitution before 2023 general election
Why there is persistent, acrimonious demand for restructuring, by Adele Jinadu
Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 40
‘How Nigeria can leverage nanotechnology for development’
Stock market extends losses by N5 billion
What would it take for Nigeria, others to manufacture vaccines?
Telecoms records $417.5b inflow as MNOs earn N2.26tr in 2020
The beauty and challenges of old age
The rising cost of food!
Fagbohun: Beacon of light in public service
Banditry as financial wing of Boko Haram
Experts brainstorm on lessons from COVID-19 pandemic, disease outbreaks
Experts harp on need to curb air pollution, eliminate COVID-19 indoors
Gbajabiamila seeks Buhari’s assent to Bill seeking to make Health Insurance mandatory
Turmeric protects against central nervous system disorders


We’ll increase education budget by 50% over two years, says Buhari
FG laments funding for hepatitis treatment as 16 million Nigerians infected
BREAKING: Court discharges, acquits El-Zakzaky, wife of homicide, other charges
1,500 youths receive UNICEF training on vocational skills in Adamawa
FAO strengthens veterinary capacity to address emerging infectious animal disease threats
N22bn Paris Refund, N27bn World Bank intervention Investigation: Lawmaker raises alarm over threat to life
Blame governors for low registration of poor people, NASSCO tells Nigerians
Equities investors lose N5.8bn as bears persist at NGX
Oyetola allocated fund to take care of rural dwellers in Osun ― Aide
Police arrest suspected IPOB member in Imo
Three students in Niger killed by hit and run driver
Naval college students kidnapped in Edo
Malawi president travels to UK for virtual conference, blames poor internet in his country
FG laments funding for hepatitis treatment as 16 million Nigerians…
BREAKING: Court discharges, acquits El-Zakzaky, wife of homicide,…
Delta variant: US to ship 4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Nigeria,…
BREAKING: Supreme Court justices divided 4-3 over Jegede’s…
1,500 youths receive UNICEF training on vocational skills in…
FAO strengthens veterinary capacity to address emerging…
N22bn Paris Refund, N27bn World Bank intervention…
Blame governors for low registration of poor people, NASSCO…
Equities investors lose N5.8bn as bears persist at NGX
Oyetola allocated fund to take care of rural dwellers in…
We’ll increase education budget by 50% over two years,…
Ondo: Supreme Court’s split judgment shows merit in our…
Again, gunmen strike in Imo, behead two persons
Imo Assembly calls for police investigation over…
NSCDC captures wanted bandit in Sokoto
5 prospective Corps members die in auto crash along…
Outages as power grid suffers collapse
Buhari making frantic efforts to restore stable electricity…
FG laments funding for hepatitis treatment as 16 million…
Suspected armed robbers burgle clothing stores in Ilorin
PDP to launch E-registration August 9 to welcome new members
Expert laments lack of policy, funding to combat mental…
Insecurity: Nigerian Society of Engineers urges govt to…
Dein of Agbor visits Olu-designate, commends Itsekiri for…
UPDATE: Court discharges, acquits El-Zakzaky, wife of…
Ondo 2020: Jegede, PDP accept defeat, congratulate Akeredolu
Governor Oyetola pays visit to gunshot victim in hospital,…
UNIZIK to sanction lecturer who tortured female student for…
NIMASA distributes relief materials to IDPs in Osun
Women with disability decry worsening insecurity
APC congresses: We won’t tolerate media war, Buni…
N8.5bn approved by Buhari for research in 2021 ― TETFund…
Buhari congratulates Akeredolu on Supreme Court victory
Officer Dairo’s gallantry
Fayemi: Man with a plan
Insecurity and peaceful coexistence: An environmental perspective
Nigeria and abstruse system of governance
ASUU’s dilemma and regular interventions
Why mixing toilet cleaner with bleach may cause death
Sunday Igboho’s foreign travails: A reporter’s diary
Pollution, devalued properties, failing SMEs: Residents forced to…
Rivers demolition exercise: Shanty occupants count losses, bemoan lot
Chief of Air Staff pledges support for establishment of national R&D…
BE delivery: UBEC, ICPC partner on anti-corruption
Largest ever Lassa fever study expands to more countries in West Africa

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