Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 8 December 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Foreign Policy: China Suggests Dialogue With U.S.

We’ve Lost More Lives Through Boko Haram Than The Civil War -‘Nwabuwa

Federal Government Indebtedness To Pension Fund

Renewed Bearish Activity Drags NSE Index Down 0.21%

China Loses 2021 FIFA Club World Cup Hosting To Japan

I Will Not Accept APC National Chairman Again, Vows Oshiomhole

Insecurity: Buhari, NASS On Same Page


Canada to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses Dec -PM

FG plans electronic records for patients, hospital finances

Zoning: The dilemma of Nigerias major parties, APC, PDP

Rivers begins clampdown on tricycle operators

Troops kill three bandits in Benue

I wont accept APC chairmanship again, says Oshiomhole

APC holds NEC meeting today, faults litigation

Insecurity: Buhari to address National Assembly Thursday

Bye-election: Missing Zamfara INEC ad hoc staff found

Nigerias Q3 trade deficit hits N2.38tn, highest since 2017 NBS

Airports concession, others will go ahead despite opposition -FG

Well resuscitate Ajaokuta steel, ore mining firm FG

Petrol price may hit N180 as oil nears $50

Stock market down by N39bn on profit-taking

Corruption slowing economic growth, reducing investments Oramah

FG reviews investment policy, offers MSMEs free registration

Buhari reappoints AMCONs boss, appoints new MD, ED for NDIC

Lagos-Ibadan rail line begins commercial operations

FG signs investment promotion agreement with Singapore, Morocco

2020 floods killed 68, devastated 320 LGs NEMA

Biden picks Lloyd Austin as defence secretary

Reps tackle PDP caucus over call for Buharis impeachment

Buhari to address joint National Assembly sitting on Thursday

Women seek N50m, N25m compensation for dead husbands

Cameroonian, Benioise arrested as 191,000 take NIS, NSCDC recruitment exams

Fresh #EndSARS protest: Campaigners adamant, Buhari talks tough, deploys soldiers, cops

Police engage bandits, rescue 13 Katsina residents

Families, friends of new 72 SANs barred from inauguration

Govt creates task force against traffic offences

Lagos reviews chieftaincy law, 10 stools vacant

ACF visits Borno, says nothing left for northern children

Fayose, Olujimi PDP factions clash over members suspension

Borno LG teachers receiving below 18,000 minimum wage NUT

$1.7bn arbitral award: Court rules in NDPC favour

Sanwo-Olu asks agency to revive local govt service

Acting gov, lawmakers, monarchs meet over Kaduna insecurity

NEF meets Wike, says Nigeria has leadership pandemic

Araraume accuses Imo gov of working against APC

Physically-challenged persons protest, shut down Oyo Secretariat

Ohanaeze panel: Ngige blames PDP, party ignores minutes

Court rules on Atikus son-in-laws no-case submission Dec 21

Declare state of emergency against insurgency

US adds Nigeria to religious freedom blacklist

Most Almajiris are not Nigerians, says Ganduje

Ogun police kill suspected armed robber in gun battle                                                                


Six Banks Boost Economy with N1.3tn Credits in 2020

APC, PDP Bicker over Outcome of By-elections

Zulum: Despite Recent Killings, We’re Better under Buhari

Oshiomhole Disowns Suit Seeking Restoration of APC NWC

OPEC Pledges Support for Access to Modern Energy Sources

FG Bows to Labour, Reduces Petrol Price by N5

Floods Kill 68, Wreak Havoc in 35 States, Says NEMA

US Adds Nigeria to Religious Freedom Blacklist

ACF: Violence Now Means of Livelihood for Northern Children

Lower Oil Sector Taxes Guaranteed in New PIB, Sylva Assures Operators

NNPC, Partners Begin Discussion on NLNG Train 8

Online Food Market Projected to Hit $142m in 2020

Stock Market Gains N138bn Despite Profit Taking

New Registration Template for Economic Zones Effective Jan 2021


APC, PDP divided on Buhari’s impeachment call

By-elections: APC didn’t sweep polls, PDP tells Presidency

APC crisis: Lawan, ex govs lose out

Accept outcome of bye-elections, Tinubu Support Group tells candidates

State govs’ quest toborrow N17tr from pension fund may hit brickwall

Labour hails CBN over Naira appreciation

CBN special bills might not trade with existing TBills ‘ Experts

Nigeria records N2,388.5bn balance of trade deficit in Q3, 2020

Traders kick against demolition of Festac Town market

Man beats baby Mama to death in Bayelsa

2 die, 4 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

Troops kill 3 bandits in gun battle, recover weapons in Benue

Ive not seen my brother since he was arrested in 2017 Petitioner

Nigerian Catholics in search of local saints

Buhari lauds army for restoring law, order

FG assures South-East of commitment to completing ongoing road projects

EndSARS protest: Heavy security deployment in Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan, others


DSP, who killed ex-minister’s niece, Akpason convicted by FCT court

Man beats ‘baby mama’ to death in Bayelsa over feeding, welfare money

APC rejects Isiuzo state assembly bye-election results in Enugu

Wike assures northern elders of peaceful coexistence in Rivers

Ikpeazu presents N131.8b 2021 budget estimate to lawmakers

Ajaokuta steel, NIOMCO key to economic diversification

CITN urges government on prudent management of taxpayers’ money

Labour seeks presidency’s intervention to unseat accountant-general

Bodies partner to bridge skill deficits in graduate engineers

Resettle IDPs in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba

Activists renew EndSARS protest despite threats

President praises military, floats housing scheme for slain officers

$140bn yearly loss to corruption can address Africa’s power challenge

PDP backs Reps’ call for Buhari’s removal

South East PDP raises concerns over safety of its leaders in Ebonyi

Pfizer to deliver first vaccine doses to Canada in December

COVID-19 offers opportunity to structure, rebuild country’s health system ‘ FG

Buhari to address National Assembly on Thursday

Most ‘Almajiri’ not Nigerians, Ganduje says

UK readies ‘V-Day’ Covid vaccination campaign

Germany, struggling with second wave, mulls tougher rules


House of Reps to give firm legislative backing to Nigerian Disability Commission ‘ Idowu Kamaldeen

Zik Prize’s award will spur NCC in digitally advancing economy- Danbatta

Insecurity: Buhari to address Nigerians Thursday at National Assembly

Corruption stalls uninterrupted electricity to Africa -CIPE

After no weekend progress, push on to reach post-Brexit decision

CCB grills Magu over assets declaration, plans charges

Impeachment: ‘Factional’ PDP Reps Caucus dancing on graves of crime victims, says APC

Umahi admits supporting Buhari in 2019 election

20 Imo APC lawmakers recommend Araraume’s expulsion

By-elections, a show of our national appeal, acceptance ‘ APC

House caucus’ call for Buhari’s impeachment constitutional ‘ PDP

Cross River By-Elections: INEC didn’t reflect FCT Court decision on candidature ‘ Jarigbe

Autogas, AutoCNG initiative to absorb 500,000 Nigerians ‘ FG

UN applauds Nigeria’s leadership role in anti-piracy war

NGEP: Adoption of autogas will save Nigeria over $2.5bn yearly

NECO threatens cancellation of entire candidates’ results over exam malpractice

Floods killed 68, displaced 129, 000 in 35 states, FCT, in 2020, says NEMA

Oshiomhole: I’ve no interest in returning as APC National Chairman

Empowerment: We ‘ll register 250,000 MSMEs free, says FG

Wike regrets politicisation of nation’s security, preaches against tribalism


TETFund Has No Business Funding Private Institutions ‘ BoT Chairman

191,000 Jostle For 9,460 Immigration, NSCDC Jobs

Stop Parading As #EndSARS Protesters, PMB Warns Hoodlums

$3.1b Port-Harcourt -Maiduguri Rail Project: Court Issues Hearing Notice To Amaechi, BPP DG

APC Chairmanship: That Chapter Is Closed ‘ Oshiomhole

Federal Fire Service Saved Over N1 trillion Assets In 2020, Says Aregbesola

Court To Rule On Atiku’s Son-in-Law No-Case Submission Dec. 21

Lagos Reads Riot Act To Motorists Over Traffic Offences

Appeal Court President Warns Lawyers Against Filing Frivolous Appeals

Fresh #EndSARS Protest Rocks Osun

Insecurity: FG, States Urged To Utilize Traditional Institution Against Rising Crime Rate


Lagos govt forms ‘Anti One Way Squad’, impounds motorcycles for plying restricted routes

Oshiomhole disowns court cases, says he’s no longer interested in APC chairmanship

No #EndSARS protest held in FCT, Abuja ‘ Police

JUST IN: Buhari to address National Assembly on Thursday

People living with disabilities protest perceived injustice in TESCOM recruitment in Oyo

Why we deployed armed officers to Lekki Toll Gate ‘ Police

Buhari re-appoints Kuru as AMCON MD, picks Hassan for NDIC

NRC commences Lagos-Abeokuta-Ibadan passenger train services

Let’s put the past behind us, Aregbesola tells Akeredolu

Reps’ call for Buhari’s impeachment constitutional ‘ PDP


APC, PDP clash over call for Presidents impeachment

Buhari to address National Assembly Thursday

Enugu-Port Harcourt road contractor owed N2.1b

Magu honours CCB invitation on assets declaration

I havent seen my brother since his arrest in 2017

Two foreigners caught in NIS, NSCDC recruitment

NECO probes malpractice claims at exam centre

Buhari re-nominates MD, Executive Directors for AMCOM

Insecurity: Arewa youths demand sack of service chiefs, Works minister

Insecurity: Northern elders meet Wike in Rivers

Namibias founding president tests positive for COVID-19

Crude oil remittance: Court upholds $1.7bn arbitral award in favour of NPDC


How bad parenting leads to insecurity, high crime rate

U.S removes reciprocity visa fees for Nigerians

Why Nigeria should inculcate developmental planning in governance

A second wave of the End SARS protest has begun in Osun

EndSARS: Nigerians react as police, LASTMA officers storm Lekki toll gate

Zulum insists terrorists attack in Borno have reduced under Buharis govt.

Bye-elections: Why elections are declared inconclusive INEC

Reps rebuke lawmakers call to begin Buharis impeachment process

Police, soldiers foil protests in Lagos

2023: Fayemi opposes zoning, says there are excellent Nigerians across the country

Buhari Impeachment: PDP calls on Nigerians to force representatives to begin process

Fresh #EndSARS protest dangerous, premature, Yahaya Bello warns

Six years after, APC still making excuses for gross incompetence Kola Ologbondiyan


Food growers to build silos for members

FG to register 250,000 MSMEs free to tackle unemployment – Minister

191,000 jostle for 9,460 immigration, NSCDC jobs

Boko Haram: Older people killed disproportionately in North East – Amnesty

68 killed, 129,000 others affected by flood this year – NEMA

A/Court no longer a dumping ground – PCA

How bandits forced us to Niger Republic – Sokoto farmers

‘Revenue collectors’ chased truck driver to death in Onitsha

Man beats girlfriend to death in Bayelsa

Recession: Nigeria in need of expansionary economic policy

Make solar home systems affordable

FG signs trade pact with Morocco, Singapore

Port congestion drops by 20% — Shippers Council

Export cargoes trapped over delayed IDs


Business activities at Tin-Can Port squeezed as rent-seeking on access road grounds container haulage

After decade of revenue mishits, Nigeria faces record budget deficit in 2020

Weak naira opens opportunity for diaspora Nigerians to buy assets on the cheap

Nigeria must embrace open markets, the main drivers of innovation and growth

FG’s new autogas policy deserves to be supported

Proposed border reopening: Economic and diplomatic implications


Kaduna residents lament high prices of onions

FG assures completion of ongoing road projects in South-East

Insecurity: Kaduna to commence community policing

Zamfara: APC, PDP trade blames over canceled Bakura bye-election

Aviation Day: Minister tasks stakeholders on keeping faith with FG’s roadmap

5 Million farmers register for fertiliser subsidy across

We make 10,000 Nigerians millionaires in 2020 ‘ AIDA


Drama in court as counsel requests Ohakim’s appearance over exhibit DVD

Alleged money laundering: EFCC opposes Atiku son-in-law’s no-case motion

Achievers Varsity to construct runway for its College of Aeronautics, Aviation Technology

Akume, lauds Ortom as Air Peace begins flight services into Benue

PDP: Call for Buhari’s impeachment constitutional

Benue APC Chair, wife escape death over electrocution of security aide

By-elections: Buhari abdicated governance for party politics ‘ PDP


Govs reply pensioners: We ‘ve right to your funds, no apologies

Yuletide : Cutting cost with natural hair and making brisk business with wigs

Why I openly supported Buhari in 2019 ‘ Umahi

Abia: Nigerians demand arrest, sack of Chief of staff

Terrorism lasting 20 years: Shehu Sani should go back to school


EndSARS Protests Resurface as Protesters Storm Osun State House of Assembly

Cross River Government Targets 693,000 Children for Immmunisation

Burna Boy Wins ‘Best World Album’ At 2020 Edison Awards

Borno: Despite recent killings, security has improved under Buhari ‘ Zulum

Security agencies will be merciless’ ‘ Fani-Kayode warns fresh #EndSARS protesters



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