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Naija Newspapers Headlines For Today, Sunday, 29th August, 2021



Naija Newspapers Headlines For Today, Sunday, 29th August, 2021

Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Lagostimes Nigeria roundup of Naija newspapers headlines in Nigeria for today, Sunday, 29th August 2021.



Why I agreed to defend Baba Ijesha in court Babatunde Ogala, SAN

NDA attack: Kaduna, Borno barracks, others remain porous, lapses condemned

PDP crisis: Ive not stepped down, my mandate ends December, says Secondus

Attacks: Old, recycled Plateau violence videos in circulation, military claims

Over 1000 schoolchildren abducted in Nigeria in eight months UNICEF

With Atuwatse III, weve got a dynamic king in Niger Delta Jonathan

Convoke meeting of Nigerian fathers to save country, northern youths urge Obasanjo

THISDAY disowns fake publication on Uzodinma, seeks culprits arrest

Abductors told me to prepare for my fathers burial Lady freed after four nights in kidnappers den

Buhari mourns Yusuf Grillo, calls him legendary artist

Kano freed 3,717 inmates in six years, says Ganduje

NDA invasion demands state of emergency

2023: I have hopes, not fears for Nigeria, says Oshiomhole

Banditry: El-Rufais changing tune on negotiation

Without replacing 1999 constitution, southern presidency wont stop marginalisation Afenifere chieftain, Okurounmu

Confusion as Disco announces tariff increase, NERC silent

For adequate penetration, telcos should lead mobile money efforts Teniola

Airlines with expired certificatesll be grounded, NCAA warns

Mobile broadband penetration driving economic growth ITU

New IMF allocationll boost Nigeria, others reserves AfDB

Manufacturing sector records N12.2tn output in six months

Quest plans to build 10,000MT gas facility in Delta

Insecurity threatening economic development, says PENGASSAN

Rohr: I’m not scared of Eagles sack

West Ham sign Zouma from Chelsea

Nigeria face Italy at FIVB U19 tourney

Afrobasket: D’Tigers wary of Ivory Coast

Ejike, Olaitan win bronze for Nigeria in para powerlifting

Juventus lose first match without Ronaldo

En-Nesyri keeps Sevilla unbeaten in La Liga

Tokyo Paralympics: Nigeria’s Ejike, Ibrahim clinch bronze medals in powerlifting

Suffering amid plenty: How high cost of cooking gas leaves Nigerians with deadly alternatives

We grieve, battle hunger after herders destroyed our farms, brutally killed our loved ones Enugu families

Seven years after, Kano child bride, who killed husband, regains freedom

Delta and the quest for universal education

Baby abandoned in Bayelsa dumpsite dies, another rescued in Ebonyi

Explosion kills two, injures four in Enugu communities

Police rescue kidnapped KWASU student, arrest six

Firm launches cloud infrastructure in Ghana

PIA: When 3% is greater than 30%

Foods, herbs to manage erectile dysfunction

If I played a dirge

Losing eyesight when not born blind, traumatising, difficult to take Persons who lost vision after measles infection

Our frustration with Nigerias system made us abandon residency programme for other opportunities Resident doctors

Excessive itching on hands, feet in pregnancy could be symptoms of liver disease, experts warn

Poorly managed cognitive impairment in older people can progress to dementia Neurologists

Is Marburg about to damage West Africa

Intense hunger, lack of sleep can cause mental disorder Expert

How well trace grazing routes in states FG officials

We shed tears of joy after receiving first pay in Saudi Arabia, UK, others Nigerian doctors

I worked for Aregbesolas success, dont know why he wont support me Oyetola

2019 election showed Nigerians not ready for real change Moghalu

Obasanjo rules out Yoruba Nation, IPOB, says whatever happens, Nigeriall continue to exist

Buhari, Obaseki, PMAN mourn as Victor Uwaifo dies at 80

Fuji music wont go into extinction Adewale Ayuba

Music should be used to influence, educate, inspire Sharpboy Paipai

Being an actress doesnt stop one from being good Christian Georgina Ibeh

African photographers must tell real story of continent Nwadike

BBN: Female housemates love for Cross wont affect his game, says sister


Gbajabiamila, Okowa, Wase, others bid mama Nwokolo farewell

Katsina receives 21,040 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine ‘ Official

Rotary Club of Ogunu, prioritizes reconstruction of Warri School toilet, sustenance of micro credit

APC govt oppressive, incompetent, divisive-Elumelu, Reps’ minority leader

Killings: Rep calls on Buhari to declare war on herdsmen, bandits in Benue

PDP calls for investigation into alleged Rivers boat shooting

Abiodun congratulates Obasanjo on his appointment as AU’s High Representative

Katsina receives 21,040 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine ‘ Official

Ortom: Soyinka blasts NBC over query to Channels TV

PDP calls for investigation into alleged Rivers boat shooting

Buhari mourns legendary music artist, Sir Victor Uwaifo

FG begins payment of N20,000 to each of over 74,000 vulnerable households in Kogi

Aisha Buhari condoles with ex-Women Affairs Minister, Maina, over husband’s death

Dike’s death throws AGN into mourning ‘ Rollas

APC Crisis: I’ve chosen to sleep on my rights ‘ Oshiomhole

Hyde Onuaguluchi to Ugwuanyi: Are you a product of zoning

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Ejike, Ibrahim clinch bronze medals in powerlifting

Commercial drivers in Ekiti State lament incessant kidnappings

How Trailer crushed motorcyclist to death on Ota-Idiroko road

Police rescue kidnapped KWASU 300L student, arrest 6 suspects in Kwara

Plateau legislators visit victims of Jos attacks

How police rescued abandoned 9-month-old girl child in Ebonyi

Abandoned 9-month-old girl rescued in Ebonyi

Christians Are Called To Judge (1)

On the epidemic of hypocrisy amongst the elite in Nigeria(2)

100m African children vaccinated against polio in 1 year ‘ WHO

Enugu govt flags off second phase of COVID-19 vaccination

Angry father allegedly kills 7yr daughter to avenge wife’s infidelity


Unemployment: OPS Calls for Targeted Financing in Real Sector

Driving Access Bank to Reap Benefits of Informed Decisions

Aviation Safety and Right Pricing of Ground Handling Services in Nigeria

Unravelling the NBS Q2 2021 GDP Report Puzzle

Kehinde Okoroafor Wigs and Weaves Have Money Spinners in Nigeria

Google Restores Crowwe Social Networking Platform

Will PDP Crisis Consume Secondus

When will Police Learn from #EndSAR Protests

Nigerian Defence Academy, an Icon Violated

Anti-Open Grazing Law: Is Uzodimma Playing Judas

Candidate Soludo and the WAEC Fuss

Two Years after, 14 Edo Lawmakers-elect Still in Limbo

Repentant or Spies, Nigerians Wary of Surrendered Terrorists

A Plateau Bleeding Non-stop

From Kabul to Kaduna

Resilient Chelsea Hold Liverpool at Anfield to Share Points

Ronaldo Leads EPL s Money Men List

Only 5,000 Spectators to Watch Match

Anjorin, Shoretire, Eight Other Nigeria-eligible Players in England Squads

Nonso Madueke: Finds Home at Philips Stadium


2023: Oshiomhole goes spiritual, says God ll not forsake Nigeria

Unending demand for states creation

Bad governance fuelling insecurity in Nigeria Prof Sonaiya, ex-presidential candidate

Terrorists can disrupt elections in 2023 Shelle, ex-Lagos PDP chairman

Sanwo-Olu named as Outstanding Political Brand Icon

Plateau PDP resolves internal wrangling

2023: Why Tinubu should be considered for President Oba of Lagos

PDP: I have not stepped down Secondus

2023: Lets work together, Tambuwal begs PDP members

W/Cup qualifiers: Lagos Pitch, traffic may halt Super Eagles dream -Rohr

Weightlifting:Dickson dominates 87kg at Champion of Champions in Uyo

FIBA World Cup 2023 qualifiers: Nigeria to know opponents August 31

COVID-19 knocks out Onyeka from Liberia, Cape Verde ties

GOtv Boxing Night 23: Punishment Awaits Amateifo, Vows Real One

Lagos sports summer camp: Gafaar charges campers to unlock potentials

Paralympics: Ejike, Olaitan win bronze for Nigeria in Powerlifting

Strike: Chairmen of health institutions chide Resident Doctors

Abia monarchs ready to implement S/Court judgment on womens inheritance right

THISDAY: Fake digital edition in circulation on social media Management

Plateau: Terrorists planning to attack Tarok nation, council boss raises alarm

Herdsmen attacks: Tears, anguish as Plateau buries 16 victims

Police rescue 9-month baby at riverside in Ebonyi

Ganduje, ex-Borno governor, Stanbic MD, others visit, condole Abiodun over fathers death

Death of abducted Niger schoolboy utterly unacceptable -UNICEF

Insecurity: Arewa youths urge Obasanjo, IBB, Danjuma, others to intervene

Osun 2022: TOP not speaking Aregbesolas mind Oyetola

Social media fraud

Wholl curtail excesses of todays teachers

Walking in freedom (8)

Harnessing the power of united prayers

2023: Blame NASS, Not NCC

Acute leadership deficiency syndrome

Simon Lalong: Executive served with unprecedented blood

Southern govs open grazing ban: One voice, divided action

Abba Kyari: This issue has worsened Nigeria Police bad image Ambassador Keshi

Reasons we formed Pentecostal Ministers Forum Bishop Jerry Anthony

Men run after me because of my plus-size Mary John, actress

Copyright judgments: At last, MCSN settles rift with MultiChoice

Highlife maestro, Sir Victor Uwaifo, dies at 80


God Will Not Forsake Nigerians In 2023 ‘ Oshiomhole

Strong Government, Private Sector Collaboration Crucial To Viable Mortgage System ‘ Nwadavid

UNICEF Laments Abduction Of Students In Nigeria

TMG Chairman Assures Strict Monitoring Of Elections In Nigeria

Diversification Of Economy To Agriculture Will Guaranty Food Security ‘ Fawehinmi

Engineers Urge Robust Overhaul Of Vocational, Technical Training

My Father Has Been Having Sex With Me Since I Was 10 Years

Our Support For Youths In Creative Sector Will Boost Capacity, Says Sanwo-Olu

Nigeria’s Glimmer Of Hope

Again Presidency, Ortom Trade Tackles

Nigeria’s Galaxy Backbone Crucial To Broadband Penetration ‘ Abubakar

Of PDP, Wike And 2023

Rethinking Nigerian Security To Forestall Afghan Experience

How CBN Intervention Is Impacting Nigeria’s Healthcare System

Bossbus Partners Jim Iyke On New Movie, ‘Bad Comments

Nollywood Mourns As 2 Veterans Ifeanyi Dike, Victor Olaotan Pass On

Young Artiste, Eruzy Set To Make A Difference In Music Space

PMAN FCT Chapter Set To Hold Unity Concert

The End Time Virtue Of Moderation In All Things (2)

The Prayer Battle IV

Gale Of Insecurity

A Nation And Her Sad Youth

Crisis In Political Parties Will Ruin Choices In 2023, CSOs Warn

NDDC Contractors Defy FG’s Threat, Fail To Return To Sites

FG To Repatriate 322,000 Nigerian Refugees From Niger, Cameroon, Chad

Buhari Treated Bandits Worse Than Terrorists, IPOB ‘ Presidency

We Didn’t Declare Olawunmi Wanted, He Was Invited To Share Intelligence ‘ DHQ

Mixed Reactions Trail Ohuabunwa’s 60-Day Deadline To End Killings

What Uwaifo Told Me After His 80th Birthday ‘ Chief Segun Osoba

Royal Fathers Deserve Constitutional Role ‘ Olu Of Warri


I Have Not Stepped Down As PDP National Chairman ‘ Secondus

He Lived For Many Firsts, Buhari Mourns Legendary Victor Uwaifo

PDP Demands Probe Into Rivers Boat Shooting

Mudiame Varsity, Institute To Boost Nigeria’s Local Content, Trains For Shell, NCDMB

NESG Predicts Slower Economic Growth For Rest Of 2021

Mastercard Foundation, Value Seeds To Empower 10,000 Smallholder Farmers

PENGASSAN Writes PMB Over Rising Insecurity

Bulls To Maintain Dominance As Investors Position For Interim Dividends

85% of Lagos Residents Prefer Monthly Rent To Make Plans For Investments, ACLong Term Projects

Focus On The Green Chamber: Doctors Strike: Is Gbajabimila Folding His Arms Now

Senate In Focus: Senate, Supplementary Budget And Insecurity

Victims And The Impunity Of Silence


JUST IN: Legendary singer, Sir Victor Uwaifo, dies

Concert: Burna Boy shuts down London’s 02 Arena

Bayelsa: New born baby found dead in dustbin

Insecurity: Plateau Rep writes Buhari, decries govt failure

Tambuwal to PDP: We can’t win 2023 if divided

Buhari’s harder on bandits than IPOB ‘ Presidency

DHQ: We invited Olawunmi for intels sharing

Kwara police rescue abducted varsity student, arrest 6 suspects

US drone strike ‘kills IS militant’ in Afghanistan

Ghana’s chief imam donates to cathedral project

EPL: 10-man Chelsea hold Liverpool at Anfield

EPL: Saints draw at Newcastle; wins for Leicester, Everton

EPL: Man City send Arsenal bottom with 5-0 mauling

Ligue 1: Dembele hands Lyon first win of season

Valencia move to top of LaLiga

Qatar 2022: Brazil call up nine new players as Euro club boycott looms

Serie A: New boy Correa snatches win for Inter at Verona


Breaking: Veteran musician, ‘Guitar Boy’, is dead

Association laments proliferation of substandard table water in Nasarawa market

Breaking: Abuja to host PDP convention as party rolls out committees in September, Secondus surrenders

Breaking: Nigerians to pay more for electricity as NERC rolls out new tariff plan Sept 1

Breaking: Torres scores twice as Manchester City subdue Arsenal in Premier League clash

Manchester United shares soar as Ronaldo returns

COVID-19: India vaccinates 10 million people daily

Plateau varsity VC emerges NIOB President

DELSU’s first female Registrar celebrates appointment

Notorious ex-militant, ‘general iron’ killed in Cross River

Nigeria Vs Liberia: Only 5000 spectators to watch match

Qatar 2022 Race: Togolese officials to take charge of Nigeria, Liberia clash

USAI-IHP donates health equipment to Ebonyi govt

Ekiti’s NNL Super 8 play off spot well deserved ‘ Ebuka Anthony

Confirmed: Man United resign Ronaldo

Breaking: 10-man Chelsea cage Liverpool in tense Premier League clash

COVID-19: NYSC DG warns prospective corps members against protocol violation

Enugu @ 30: We’ll continue to build state of our dreams ‘ Ekweremadu

OBJ, Jonathan, Wike, others nominated for Topflyers Magazine Awards

PDP caucus shuns Secondus, picks October 30, 31 for convention

NPower batch C employment: How to check deployment status, print out PPA letter *See the link


Maltreatment of Nigerian diplomats

No Ronaldo, no problem as Man City thrash sorry Arsenal

Let every month be women’s month

#Project-2023: Great lessons from Zambia

US believes new Kabul airport attack ‘highly likely’ soon: Biden

Pentagon says drone strike killed two ‘high profile’ ISIS targets in Afghanistan

US Gulf coast braces as ‘extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Ida approaches

19 civilians killed in DR Congo by Islamic State-linked militants

US strikes IS target in Afghanistan, pushes airlift into final stage

Palestinian boy wounded by Israeli army in Gaza dies

Macron warns against IS as Afghanistan overshadows Iraq summit

India vaccinates 10 million in one day

In Sweden, discrimination against ‘foreign’ doctors widespread

West Ham sign Zouma from Chelsea to bolster leaky defence

Carvajal strike sees Real Madrid edge Betis to go top

How Gusau held Puma deal kits for one year

Team Nigeria’s Ejike wins bronze at paralympic games

Campers relish Lagos Sports summer camp, Edo 2020 heroine, Idrees-Matepo shares experience

Dismal Juve slump to shock Empoli defeat after Ronaldo exit

Ten-man Chelsea hold out for 1-1 draw at Liverpool

Life goes on’ for Juventus despite losing superstar Ronaldo

Super League rebels planning next coup attempt

PSG magic trio ‘certainly’ in squad at Reims says Pochettino


Buhari vs Ortom: A battle of minions

Funmi Ayinke features Tunde Tdot on ‘Obinrin remix

IDPs needs better attention than repentant Boko Haram ‘ General Sura (rtd)

Judges have a decision to make’and it’s now (3)

Interrogating Glo’s eighteen years on the move

Anambra 2021: APGA, APC, PDP and the battle of litigation

Celebrating life and times of Dapo Abiodun’s father

Yoruba own the land in South-West ‘No grazing route here ‘Olajide, YCE general secretary

Adversity (II)

Buhari working hard towards Nigeria’s Janazah ‘Odinkalu


3 Headed Monsters vs. Trilogy Set for 2021 BIG3 Basketball League Championship – Bleacher Report

A’s Chris Bassitt Wants to Return This Season After Being Hit in Face by Line Drive – Bleacher Report

Afrobasket: D’Tigers wary of Ivory Coast – Punch

Amusan 4th In 2021 Diamond League Debut, Sets Sight On Making Series Final – Complete Sports

Andy Murray says players have ‘responsibility’ to public and should get vaccinated – BBC

Andy Murray: Players have a responsibility to wider public to get Covid-19 jab – Yahoo

Anjorin, Shoretire, Eight Other Nigeria-eligible Players in England Squads – Thisday

Aston Villa duo Emi Martinez and Emi Buendia planning to join up with Argentina – Yahoo

Benitez: Iwobi Can Deliver On His Vast Promise At Everton – Complete Sports

BMW Championship 2021: Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Cantlay Tied for Lead After Round 3 – Bleacher Report

BMW Championship: Cantlay and DeChambeau share lead with resurgent McIlroy four back – BBC

Borussia Dortmund interested in Callum Hudson-Odoi loan despite Chelsea reluctance – Goal

Campers relish Lagos Sports summer camp, Edo 2020 heroine, Idrees-Matepo shares experience – Guardian

Canadiens’ RFA Jesperi Kotkaniemi Tendered Offer Sheet by Hurricanes – Bleacher Report

Carvajal strike sees Real Madrid edge Betis to go top – Guardian

Carvajal: Hopefully Mbappe can join Real Madrid before the transfer window closes – Goal

Championship: Ajayi Nets Late Winner As West Brom Beat Peterborough Away – Complete Sports

Chelsea provide Kante injury update after star forced off in Liverpool draw – Goal

Chelsea show resilience to survive Anfield’s medieval battle scenes – Yahoo

Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel criticises referee over Reece James red card – Yahoo

COVID-19 knocks out Onyeka from Liberia, Cape Verde ties – The Sun

Damaturu Badminton Club Organizes Peace Championship In Yobe – Daily Independent

Dani Carvajal goal enough to give Real Madrid victory at Real Betis – Yahoo

Dismal Juve slump to shock Empoli defeat after Ronaldo exit – Guardian

Edouard Mendy: Chelsea goalkeeper sets personal best against Liverpool – Goal

Ejike, Olaitan win bronze for Nigeria in para powerlifting – Punch

En-Nesyri keeps Sevilla unbeaten in La Liga – Punch

En-Nesyri: Morocco forward sends Sevilla top with goal against Elche – Goal

EPL results: Ten-man Chelsea hold Liverpool as Man City trash Arsenal – The Cable

EPL: 10-man Chelsea hold Liverpool at Anfield – New Telegraph

EPL: Man City send Arsenal bottom with 5-0 mauling – New Telegraph

EPL: Saints draw at Newcastle; wins for Leicester, Everton – New Telegraph

FIBA World Cup 2023 qualifiers: Nigeria to know opponents August 31 – The Sun

Former Afghanistan Women’s Team Captain Khalida Popal Opens Up on Evacuating Country – Bleacher Report

Former MLB Player Juan Encarnacion Accused of Sexually Assaulting Daughter in May – Bleacher Report

Gareth Southgate vows to support England’s Euros final penalty miss trio – Yahoo

Gervonta Davis Vacates 130-Pound WBA Title; Can Retain 135-, 140-Pound Belts – Bleacher Report

Giants’ Ryan Anderson Suspended 6 Games for PED Policy Violation – Bleacher Report

GOtv Boxing Night 23: Punishment Awaits Amateifo, Vows Real One – The Sun

Gus Edwards, Justice Hill Updated Fantasy Outlook After J.K. Dobbins’ Knee Injury – Bleacher Report

Hannah Cockroft storms to sixth Paralympic gold as Kare Adenegan claims silver – Yahoo

How a ‘ragtag group’ helped evacuate the Afghanistan national women’s football team from the country – CNN

How Gusau held Puma deal kits for one year – Guardian

I’m not sure it’s the rules anymore!’ – Tuchel baffled by James red card call as Chelsea fight to Liverpool draw – Goal

It would be difficult to beat ‘solid’ Chelsea – Inhulets Petrove’s Gopey – Goal

J.K. Dobbins Injury a Reminder That Key Players Shouldn’t Take Part in Preseason – Bleacher Report

Justin Fields Flashes Potential as Bears Beat Titans 27-24 in Final Preseason Game – Bleacher Report

Juventus lose first match without Ronaldo – Punch

Klopp fears muscle injury for Firmino after Liverpool star’s early withdrawal against Chelsea – Goal

Kurt Zouma joins West Ham on four-year deal – Yahoo

Kurt Zouma: West Ham sign France defender from Chelsea for 29.8m – BBC

Lagos sports summer camp: Gafaar charges campers to unlock potentials – The Sun

Lakers Rumors: LA Frontrunners for Rajon Rondo After Grizzlies Contract Buyout – Bleacher Report

Lauren Steadman claims gold as Britain dominates triathlon – Yahoo

Life goes on’ for Juventus despite losing superstar Ronaldo – Guardian

Ligue 1: Dembele hands Lyon first win of season – New Telegraph

Little League World Series 2021: Saturday Scores, Updated Bracket and Highlights – Bleacher Report

LIVE: Real Betis vs Real Madrid – Goal

Mamelodi Sundowns’ build-ups compromised by wind against Golden Arrows’ – Mokwena – Goal

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