News Headlines Jul 4, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jul 4, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Obsessing over Nnamdi Kanu s extradition, trial
Seyi Makinde: Between the end and the means!
Omo-Agege: Graced beyond measure
Concerning faith and Spirit (capital “S”) – 2
As 2023 beckons, hope rises! Kudos to INEC!!
Why is President Buhari afraid of restructuring? I think I know
Policy-research imperative in Nigeria’s development process
African big man
Andrew Enumanu Aileku: Unsung hero of confluence state
RIP Kenneth Kaunda
All for TB at 60
Chidinma (God is beautiful)
PDP lifts suspension of state party chairman in Edo
Electoral Act amendment bans electronic transmission of results
Kanu’s rearrest won’t worsen security situation – Obayuwana
Rotary to build international cancer center in Nigeria
Igboho writes FG, demands N500m reparation for damage to house, cars
Senate constitution panel okays state police, independent candidacy
Kanu’s arrest: IPOB, ESN in disarray as key actors go into hiding
Teenage trader killed as Yoruba nation agitators hold Lagos rally
El-Rufai: I’m not interested in 2023 presidency
Igboho, Kanu: Who is naive now?
Dying but living forever
Now, in remembrance of things that have come
I don’t want to be a poor actor, says Tana Adelana
Taaooma and I have flourishing relationship despite business – Abula
I withdrew my children from public school because of kidnap threat – El-Rufai
Olamide: I went through hell growing up
Police arrest suspected cultists, kidnapper in Delta
Why I left APGA for ADC – Ex-Johnathan’s aide
How Yoruba Nation Protesters ‘tricked’ security operatives at Lagos rally
Between Matawalle and his deputy
Revitalise your sex life
Furore in Ogun community over killing of two youths
Herdsmen are exploiting our gold deposits – Olowo of Owo
Sacrilege in Nasarawa as twin sisters get pregnant for their mother’s lover
Buhari to Emir of Kano: Follow your father’s footsteps
Woman stamps hot iron on 5-yr-old stepdaughter’s private part for bedwetting
When will IBB come clean on June 12 ?
COVID 19: Rural dwellers turn to mysterious waters for help
VIDEO: Abdulrazaq is a ‘one chance’ Governor, says Lai Mohammed
How Jemima Osunde turned me down – Ric Hassani
Why Kano is home to all Nigerians, by Osinbajo
El-Zakzaky pushing for a united Nigeria, says Islamic movement
Bello felicitates Emir Bayero on Coronation
BREAKING: Denmark beats Czech Republic to reach Euro 2020 semi-finals
El-Rufai: At 62, I am too old to be Nigeria’s President
Foundation gives succour to 500 residents in FCT
Edo PDP lifts Aziegbemi’s suspension
Oshiomole welcomes Zamfara governor to APC
INC meeting with Buhari didn’t compromise Ijaw agenda, says Prof Okaba
UPDATED: Calm, normalcy in Lagos after Yoruba Nation rally
Lagos rally: Police deny killing teenager, say no live bullet fired
Constitutional amendment: Gbajabiamila seeks synergy between NASS, State Assemblies
Constitution requires Buhari to crush Kanu, Igboho, says NBA Vice President
APC states to implement Security Trust Fund to address insecurity
BREAKING: Protests turn rowdy as Yoruba traditionalists storm venue
Lalong orders security agents to arrest bandits behind recent Killings in Plateau
BREAKING: Stray bullet kills girl at Yoruba Nation rally in Lagos
Osinbajo urges States to send #EndSARS judicial panels’ progress reports
Buhari greets Oyo APC chieftain Prof Akande at 55
UPDATED: Police arrest, teargass Yoruba Nation protesters in Lagos
Health workers appoint Kiyawa as Acting Secretary General
Police disperse Yoruba Nation protesters
JUST IN: Yoruba Nation protesters storm Lagos rally, chant solidarity songs
Delta South APC leaders attributes ‘marginalisation’ to disunity
Yoruba Nation Protesters shun Lagos rally
#BBNaija Reunion: I thought Prince would win, Bright O
#BBNaija Reunion: I didn’t see myself beyond two weeks in BBNaija house, Laycon
National Assembly highly misjudged, says Lawan
Nigeria vs Mexico international friendly live on DSTV, GOtv
LG poll: PLASIEC commences screening of candidates
Banditry has no roots in Katsina, says Masari
PHOTOS: Heavy security presence at the venue of the Yoruba Nation Rally
32 inmates regain freedom in Sokoto
Police arrest two students over alleged kidnap threat in Zamfara
Gombe raises salaries of traditional rulers
Nasarawa partners group on family planning campaign
Ex-agitators laud amnesty boss
Itsekiri end rites of passage for Ogiame Ikenwoli
…I’m not interested in becoming deputy governor – Okunna
Anambra 2021: Group cautions against imposing running mate on PDP candidate
One killed, another injured as UNIUYO shuts down over cult clash
Abia Police parade seven suspected armed robbery, kidnapping gang members
Juliet Ibrahim urges women to support one another
Zion Century wins at Esteem Awards
Ohaneze partners AGN to raise N1b film fund
Kingdomboiz launches music platform to reward gospel acts
Gypee releases TGIF from forthcoming EP


Shettima Calls for Power Shift to South, Insists on Rotation
Masari: Nigeria Battling with Worst Form of Insecurity
Again, Southern Govs Meet, Open Grazing, Restructuring to Top Agenda
British Govt Evades THISDAY Enquiry on Fresh Passport Issued to Kanu
Marafa: Matawalle’s Defection Violates 2019 S’Court Judgement
Senior Advocates Disagree over Constitutionality of Governors’ Defection
Shinkafi Seeks Expulsion of Yari, Marafa for Violating APC Constitution
Jamaica Lauds Nigeria as Envoy Presents Letter of Credence
Assent to PIB Without Delay, CISLAC Tells Buhari
Buhariplomacy of Abductions and Killing Nigeria Softly: from Diplomatic  
Police Deny Killing 14-year-old Girl at Yoruba Nation Rally
Girl Feared Killed by Stray Bullet as Police Confront Yoruba Nation…
Police Fire Teargas to Disperse Yoruba Nation Agitators in Lagos
Tension Rises as Police Beef up Security to Prevent Yoruba Nation Mega Rally in Lagos
Yoruba Nation: Defiant Agitators Confront Police in Lagos
Yoruba Nation Rally: Heavy Gridlock as Police Search Vehicles for Separatist…
When Adenuga, Dangote, Wigwe Converged on Paris as Macron Honoured Rabiu
HERBERT WIGWE: Enthroning Value-driven Leadership, Excellence Culture
At GTBank, Tayo Aderinokun Lives on
The Rise and Rise of FinTechs
‘Better’ Phenomenon Driving Sustainable Performance at Egbin Power
FIDET OKHIRIA: Govt Has PPP Policy to Allow Private Sector…
Implications, New Calculations of Caging Nnamdi Kanu
For APC, It’s Saturation Bombing!
Who Contests Election in Nigeria: Party or Candidate?
Lai Mohammed: I Raised N150m to Fund 2019 Elections in Kwara
The Drive to Success
Queen of Bespoke Style Utibe Rone Serenades Hubby on Birthday
England Hammer Ukraine 4-0 to Set up S’final Clash with Denmark
..Eriksen Bond Carried Us to S’final, Says Denmark Coach
Pinnick: No More Transfer of Nigerian Players to Mushroom Leagues
Wimbledon 2021: Federer Beats Norrie to Reach Last 16
We Keep Missing the Point
Destroying Age-Old Myths About The Yoruba
China’s Communist Party At 100: Heralding The Age Of…
Mobilising Ndigbo for voter registration

The Punch

Shooting of teenage trader by police premeditated –Falana
It was like drama watching 10 children die after tuwon dawa meal –Zamfara man
Why FG released impounded Swiss vessel after three years –Malami
Villagers flee as herdsmen threaten attack on Ogun community
NFF won’t issue ITC to players moving to China, Cyprus –Pinnick
DSS goes after Igboho’s financiers, probes aides’ call logs
FG insists Kanu’s rearrest, repatriation followed legal process
Electoral Act: Trouble looms in Senate as panel rejects electronic transfer
Villagers flee as herdsmen threaten attack on Ogun community
Police arrest two suspects over murder in Delta
How we killed 10 girls for fortification rituals, attacked Imo prison, police stations – ESN commander
Son kills dad, sells body parts to ritualists in Kwara
FG suffers N15tn revenue shortfall in six years
CBN provides N240bn for power firms’ emergency expenditure
Necessary inspections on trucks
Private investors can bring rail coaches, operate trains – NRC boss
Lai Mohammed opens Kwara APC factional office, says battle line drawn with governor
Anambra gov primaries and November’s epic battle
Why Ayade sacked me after defecting to APC – Okang, ex- C’River commissioner
No clear direction where Nigeria is heading –Omotola, Pro-Nigeria Group convener
NFF won’t issue ITC to players moving to China, Cyprus –Pinnick
Olympics: Don’t expect much from D’Tigers, says Nnaji
Work permit may stop Onyeka’s Brentford move
Kane scores twice as England thrash Ukraine 4-0 into Euro 2020 semi-finals
Social media, major challenge for entertainers –Ijebu
Why I changed my mind about sending of nude pictures — Ella Mensah
Make movies promoting peace, unity, not rituals – AGN president tells filmmakers
My next girlfriend would enjoy me –Timini Egbuson


Foundation Gives Cash To Widows, Elderly Bicycle Repairer
Jigawa As Potential Hub For Mechanised Farming In Nigeria
Boosting Financial Inclusion With Ethical Retirement Savings
110,000 Women Receive Cash For Immunisation In Jigawa
PENGASSAN Plans Protest Over Kidnapped Member
Federal Govt Pledges To Implement Nigeria Correctional Service Act
Civil Servants Decry 3% Deduction To Rebuild Katsina Market
2023: Alapa Declares For Benue South Senate Seat
Niger Suggests Extension of School Feeding Programme
UniAbuja VC Promises Quality Learning Environment
2023: Uncertainty Envelopes PDP Over Gale Of Defections
Investing In Fish Farming
Tech Start-up Bill: Nigeria To Recoup N1.4trn Capital Flight Annually
Firm Introduces Lease Option, Embarks On Customer’ Friendly Promo
Group Launches Digital Platform To Celebrate Spirit Of Africa
COVID-19: Iran Braces For Fifth Wave As Delta Variant Spreads
Euro 2020: England Sinks Ukraine To Set Up Denmark Semifinal Clash
Euro 2020: Denmark’s Fairytale Continues After Victory Over Czech
[EDITORIAL] Universities And Fake Certificates

The Sun

Big lessons I learnt from politics –Dr Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu
Oodua Republic: No retreat, no surrender
Shake-up as army appoints new GOCs, DDI, commanders, others
2023 elections: Danger as NASS rules out electronic transmission of results
We’re continuing our enquiries on Kanu’s arrest –UK
Why I don’t have lonely, cold nights –Chioma Ifemeludike, actress
Why trucks still park on Lagos bridges –Fashola
…Arrest of IPOB leader’ll fasten Nigeria’s disintegration -Brother
Unilag, Canon partner on talent devt
Anambra moves to flush out touts in markets
Commissioner organises medical outreach for Alimosho residents
Defections: When the rain beats hard PDP’s umbrella
Next governor of Anambra under APGA will be stillborn –Chief Jerry Obasi, ex-deputy national secretary of party
Why trucks still park on Lagos bridges –Fashola
2023: IPOB fouling air for Igbo presidency –Osita Okechukwu
OVH Energy, wins the ‘Bulk Distributing Company (BDC) of the year’ Award
NNPC, partners eye $760m revenue from OML 130 gas deal
Small Business Storage Solutions for Growing Productivity Needs
SEC approves 7 NGX’s derivatives contracts
Double H launches new automated, luxury short-stay home in London
Watford tempts N11.3b Onuachu
Kuwait move delights Mikel
Kida defends GoFundMe for D’Tigers
Olukoyas thrilled by women basketball competition
Total Division One: Chuba Ikpeazu continues push for national finals ticket
Edo Deputy gov, Shaibu, unveils new coach for Edo Queens
Professional golfers confer life Vice-President on Bayelsa Perm Sec
Galatasaray bids N1.48b for Onyekuru
Murray’s Wimbledon comeback ends with third round loss to Shapovalov
Drug addiction, devil’s point of contact for youths – Peter Oboh
Popular show promoter, Lami Bankz speaks on new project
Entertainment group lauds Nigeria Police on fight against cultism, others
Billionaire mogul, Dr. Mike Adenuga’s interminable love for Paris
Enhancing your spiritual immunity
Between grace and faith
Walking in freedom
The psychological fear of our death
Northeast is safe, Bauchi is proof
Political “jumpology”
We’ll send to jail those who violate GMO rules –Ebegba, NBMA DG
PMAN rebuffs secret repeal, re-enactment of copyright act
Buhari’s ‘no restructuring’ posture
Uncertain future as youths soak themselves in hard drugs
Sanwo-Olu’s 56th birthday: A reporter’s diary
We’ll send to jail those who violate GMO rules –Ebegba, NBMA DG
PMAN rebuffs secret repeal, re-enactment of copyright act
Uncertain future as youths soak themselves in hard drugs

Daily Trust

Confusion As Osinbajo, Gambari’s Roles Clash At Emir Of Kano’s Coronation
Nigerians Misinformed We Embezzled N9.2bn NASS Renovation Budget – Lawan
We Didn’t Heed Warnings On Choice Of Abdulrazaq – Lai Mohammed
Bandits Kill 7 In Fresh Kaduna Attacks
Constitution Review Will Address Country’s Foundational Deficiencies – Gbajabiamila
Nigeria Experiencing Demographic Crisis – Experts.
We Don’t Beg, We Break Stones – Niger Almajirai
‘Watching My World Collapse’: The Plight Of Nigeria’s Widows
How Poor Waste Management, Ravine Threaten Uyo’s N13.6bn Drainage
Why Benue Fish Farmers Can’t Meet Consumers’ Demand
Food Crisis: FG Orders Release Of Paddy Rice To Millers
FG To Acquire Fish Ponds For N’Delta Ex-Militants
Oil Palm Farmers, Processors List Demands
96 Coys Bid For Kano Farm Feeder Roads, Irrigation Project
Cross River Women Farmers To Receive N1bn Credit Facility
Examining Claims On Kanu’s Arrest, Extradition Point
Explainer: What You Need To Know About INEC’s Continuous Voter Registration
Rancour Trails Contentious Anambra Gov’ship Primaries
You Hardly Find Nigerians In Kuwaiti Prisons – Ex-Envoy
Fears As Nigeria’s Outdated Satellite Function By ‘Grace’
More PDP Governors Will Soon Defect To APC – Umahi
APC States Move To Implement Security Trust Fund
Replicate Military Successes In Diplomacy, Buni Charges Buratai
NASS Seeks Full Salaries For Retired State Assembly Clerks
NDLEA Arrests 7, Destroys 22 Hectares Of Cannabis Farms In Edo
Borno To Rebuild Malam-Fatori Town
Polarisation Of Media Leading To Further Division In The Country – Tom Adaba
Remon Village: Sokoto Community Harbouring All Sorts Of Criminals
Rock Bottom As Next Level?
Pinnick Bars Home-Based Eagles From Moving To Low-Rated European Leagues
Wimbledon 2021: Federer Hits Round Of 16
Wimbledon: Kerber Set Up Fourth-Round Meeting With Gauff
Hamilton, Mercedes Renew Partnership
Akwa Utd To Test NPFL Title Prospect Against Plateau Utd
Keffi Polo ’2021: Jos Malcomines Win President Cup
Explosion Injures 3 Children In Kaduna
NDLEA Arrests 7, Destroys 22 Hectares Of Cannabis Farm In Edo
Beginning Of A New Reign As Emir Of Kano Receives Staff Of Office – Trust TV
NPA To Deny Unworthy Trucks Access To Port
Coronavirus Infections In Tokyo Continue To Rise Ahead Of Olympics
Federer Continues Wimbledon Progress With Win Over Norrie
Children Injured As Explosion Rocks Kaduna Community
Nigeria, Niger Move To Flush Out Boko Haram From Border Communities
Umahi Suspends State’s Auditor-General For ‘Poor Performance’
Pandemonium As Police Disperse ‘Free Zakzaky’ Protesters In Kaduna
Drama As Officers Push Patrol Van At Venue Of Yoruba Nation Rally
Teenager Shot Dead As Police Arrest Yoruba Nation Protesters
Gunshots As Police Disperse Yoruba Nation Protesters In Lagos
Reject Anti-Press Bill, CHERICED Tells Nigerians
AMAC Withdraws Marshal Guards From Transport Activities
Make Medical Oxygen Available, Affordable


10 members of same family die after eating tuwo
Help, Nigeria now under a tyrant, that wants to suppress Southern Nigeria —Adebanjo
PDP to Matawalle: Your reason for defecting confirms APC is behind insecurity
Igboho’s lawyer demands N500m, apology from FG
Yoruba Nation Lagos rally: Falana, Rotimi-Williams, NBA chief knock FG over crackdown on protesters
Outrage as 14-yr-old girl is killed at Yoruba Nation Lagos rally
Edo PDP lifts suspension on state chairman
Oyo civil defence arrests five persons for alleged attempted murder of officers
Do not celebrate Nnamdi Kanu’s re-arrest, Ayodele cautions FG
Body of Christ must constitute Church without blemish —Adeosun
God’s presence is everywhere, let’s call on Him, cleric urges Christians
282 junior personnel graduate from Imo Nigerian Correctional…
Anambra 2021: Aspirant to drag party to Okija shrine over…
Oye remains suspended as APGA National Chairman, Party…
Constitution review: Gbajabiamila parleys state assemblies
Defection: Oshiomhole writes Matawalle, says you are a man…
Drama as police unleash water cannon on protesters, charmed…
LAWMA signs franchise agreement with PSP operators
NNPC, partners to earn over $760million revenue from OML 130…
Electoral Amendment bill forecloses electronic transmission…
Dogara writes online news medium, demands retraction of…
Police disperse Oodua Nation protesters at Ojota
Yoruba nation rally: Ilana Omo Oodua hails Yoruba people
FG commissions SON zonal office in Ekiti, vows to sustain…
Oodua Mega Rally: Police shoot dead 14-year-old girl at…
PANDEF condemns attacks on Igboho’s home, stands in…
At 62 years, l am too old to be Nigeria’s president, says…
I raised fund for 2019 Kwara polls single-handedly —…
Nigerian Army Day: Troops sanitize Sokoto metropolis
Nigerians are always eager to hear negative narratives about…
282 junior personnel graduate from Imo Nigerian Correctional…
BREAKING: Police recover arms, charms from Lagos rally…
Anambra 2021: Aspirant to drag party to Okija shrine over…
We raised N140bn to fight proliferation of poor quality…
Abductors of 11 persons, 2 minors in Kaduna demand N25m…
Police raid cultists’ hideout, rescue kidnapped victim,…
Insecurity: APC Governors to collaborate on implementation…
Drama as police unleash water cannon on protesters, charmed…
Nigerian Army Day: Troops sanitize Sokoto metropolis
Electoral Amendment bill forecloses electronic transmission…
Yoruba nation rally: Ilana Omo Oodua hails Yoruba people
We raised N140bn to fight proliferation of poor quality…
Lawan’s economic doctrine
How PDP will reclaim Ekiti from APC’s misrule —Babalola
God has been kind to me —Oba Omisore
We need to give young Nigerians a sense of hope —Aderinokun,…
Who is stealing electricity prepaid meters in Delta?
More Nigerian ladies now embrace striptease as profession…

 The Guardian

Yoruba Nation rally: Protesters defy police, storm Lagos
El-Rufai withdraws son from school over planned kidnapping
Three things we learned from Ukraine v England at Euro 2020
Cross River: Fire razes 10 shops in Ogoja
Metering gap persists despite CBN’s intervention
Southern governors to meet again in Lagos tomorrow
Zulum moves against terrorism in Lake Chad region
OGSIEC rules out council poll postponement
NHIS to enroll all Nigerians by 2030
Makinde justifies N138.2bn to Ajimobi’s N70bn for road contract 
Lagos lauds lawmakers for supporting upgrade of CoEs, poly to universities
NDDC: Host Communities urge Akpabio to fish out defaulting contractors
Yoruba Global Alliance decries invasion of Igboho’s house
Augier-Aliassime, others through to fourth round at Wimbledon
Federer glides into last 16 at Wimbledon, Barty polishes up her act
LMC must take charge to halt hooliganism at match venues, says Udi
UEFA investigating confiscation of rainbow flag in Baku
Who said what at Wimbledon – Day 6
Kane leads England past Ukraine and into Euro 2020 semi-finals
Ogun council polls and Abiodun’s push for internal democracy
Ninth Senate and fear of Order 73
    Editorial: Government, Twitter and public interest
‘Niger Delta degradation: Oil, gas companies must reevaluate risk management processes’
Stemming tide of unending spillages, degradation of oil-bearing communities
Be careful what you do with Sheikh Gumi!
A babel of citadels 
I, formerly known as Nigeria…
WS at 87… That Our Future May Not Disappear
With Seriya, Omokewu, Na’Allah deepens Islamic study
Anambra endows Achebe Prize for Nigerian Writing
Cultural revival through the screen: Imasuen’s filmic statements on marble – Part 2
Lagos gas explosions: Operators’ negligence, sloppy regulation instigating avoidable deaths
What God cannot do does not exist
Rescuing your family member who is loving the wrong person 
Lagos-Ibadan Railway… Confluence of music, comfort in the service of Nigerians


Why Nigeria should return to parliamentary democracy
Buni charge Buratai on bilateral relationship with Benin Repubic
Ghana records community infection of COVID-19 Delta variant
Kwara govt pledges war against medical quackery
Men in police uniform after my life— IPMAN scribe, Akpodoro
4Why we must not ignore history
Travellers beware: How bandits, kidnappers turned Sokoto/Gusau Road to highway of death
Nigeria misses out on $4.4bn World Bank COVID-19 vaccine rollout package earmarked for 51 countries
INEC creates 1,345 new polling units in Kebbi
Don blames high fertility for household poverty in Nigeria
Two students arrested for threatening to kidnap principal in Zamfara
A stronger, more diversified private sector will speed Nigeria’s recovery
Secret of long-lasting family businesses
Lagos Ministry of Tourism partners EBPS Lagos Family Reality Show
Nigerian women can lead
Explosion kills one, injures 2 in Kaduna
Oshiomhole welcomes Zamfara governor to APC
Hisbah threatens to apprehend, prosecute users of mannequins in Kano
Who wants to be a millionaire?
Kaduna College suspends academic activities indefinitely over students’ protest
Toxic advocacy for self-defence
Twitter ban not a good idea – Oil Money Records Boss
Exceptional with Sam: Global leaders share their stories
Sadiq Abdullahi presents agenda for Sports development
Anambra Guber: Ifeoma Maduka emerges Action Alliance candidate
FG to arm Federal Fire Service, set to create ‘Fire Police’
National Politics: With Wike, all attempts to silence opposition will fail — Waziri
APC states agree on strengthening security Trust Fund
Nigeria’s challenges enormous must be collectively addressed — Bishop Hammawa
No APC congress in Kwara until full registration, revalidation — Lai Mohammed
NDLEA destroys 22 hectares of cannabis farm in Edo
Nnamdi Kanu ordered us to kill security operatives in South East— ESN Commander
Bandits abduct women, children along Birnin Gwari Road, demand N25m ransom
Edo PDP lifts suspension of state chairman
Fertilizer producers raise over N140bn to procure raw materials
NO GOING BACK: Yoruba nation agitators chant, as rally gathers momentum at Gani Fawehinmi Park
Yoruba nation rally: Stray bullet kills girl at Ojota
Edo PDP lifts suspension of state chairman
Nwaoboshi enjoying Okowa’s political scholarship – Aniagwu
Explosion kills one, injures 2 in Kaduna
NDLEA destroys 22 hectares of cannabis farm in Edo
Nengi pens emotional letter to Big Brother, fellow housemates
Comedy is a way of life, good for social change, says MC Bob
NWANGUMA: Unknown, known general
Nnamdi Kanu: What lessons for us?
Buhari’s reward to 1994 Super Eagles

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