Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 10 December 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


UK to people with serious allergies: avoid Pfizer vaccine

Tigray fighting spiraling out of control, UN rights chief warns

ICC prosecutor drops probe into alleged UK war crimes in Iraq

Nigeria 0-1 Ghana: Flying Eagles suffer defeat

Federal Govt halts sale, registration of new SIM cards

Were deliberating on govts offer, says ASUU

Senators, Malami oppose Buharis invitation by Reps

Buhari, Jonathan, Norths governors, others salute T.Y. Danjuma at 83

Senate okays Disability Commission members

DHQ dismisses Amnestys report on military killings

Navy declares 43 personnel wanted for desertion

Ngige rejects Ohanaeze electoral committee list

Reps halt Dec 31 deadline for insurance recapitalisation

Be manufacturing led, be export focused, expert tell MAN, FG

BREAKING: Akufo-Addo re-elected as Ghanas president

ASUU strike: UNIABUJA migrates to virtual classroom with 5,000 students

Invitation of Buhari: Senate disowns Reps

How police shot me in my shop, by 75-year-old woman tells Ekiti panel

97% of Numan, Demsa clinics lack ambulances Research

Navy laments involvement of officers in crude oil theft, illegal bunkering


COVID-19: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine documents hacked

Pompeo urges US universities to scrutinise Chinese students

I have no case to answer, says Maina

Ondo Speaker, others to be arraigned for contempt

Imo Assembly begins probe of impeached speaker

Zulum presents 2021 Appropriation Bill of N208bn in Borno

INECll conduct Anambra, Ekiti, Osun gov polls with new electoral act Senate

Bandits attack Katsina community, abduct village head, 12 others

Edo school teachers issue 21-day strike ultimatum

Stakeholders disagree as telcos suspend SIM registration

NIMASA denies granting waivers to foreign shipping firms

Reps accuse Apapa gridlock presidential task force of extortion

ICAN develops accountability index on public finance for govts

COVID-19: Local content sustained oil industry, says NCDMB

N22bn debt: NCAA, airlines agree on payment plan

NLNG targets eight more plants as competition grows

700 road projects currently ongoing FG

Illegal gold mining: Senate seeks $9bn revenue loss probe

Speeding car kills Rivers 17-year-old schoolgirl

Why Rivers palliative disbursement cant be probed ICPC

Buhari should explain why he refused to sack service chiefs -PANDEF

Presidents botched National Assembly briefing: SANs, others hit Malami as AGF declares Buharis invitation illegal

Nobody in charge in Nigeria Soyinka

Reps bill: President risks impeachment over late cabinet formation

Herdsmen attack Amotekun men, destroy farms in Ondo

Govt lied, no agreement on strike suspension date -ASUU

#EndSARS: Community wants Edo CP, DPO summoned

Govt to engage US over blacklist

N460m projects: Senate accepts AuGF query to information ministry

Killing of northerners: Ohanaeze, MASSOB tackle NEF

Some high profile corruption cases not reported HEDA

South-East governors taking credit for FGs projects Minister

Govt to prioritise food security, youth empowerment

#EndSARS: Monarch convenes security meeting over banks closure

Gates Foundation says COVID-19 vaccines should be subsidised

Crisis rocks UNIBENs post-UTME exams as server collapses

Pensioners reject Obianos rice, demand entitlements

COVID-19, ASUU strike, Davido, others top 2020 Google search

Pensioners reject Obianos rice, want retirement benefits paid

CBN froze my account for receiving N30,000 protest donation #EndSARS campaigner

#EndSARS: I was disgusted by CNN, BBC reports, says Buhari

Insecurity: Reps leader tackles Malami, says National Assembly can summon Buhari

BREAKING: Akufo-Addo wins second term as Ghanas president

Be transparent, accountable, FG charges ministries, others                                                                                   


States Eye Capital Market for Funds to Develop Infrastructure

N’Assembly Pledges to Legalise SCR as Yakubu Begins Second Term

House Seeks FG’s Intervention on Ports’ Access Roads

NNPC Restates Commitment to Cutting Costs, Remaining Competitive

NCC Suspends Sale, Registration of New SIM Cards

NSIA: Investment in Infrastructure will Boost Nigeria’s Economy

AfDB President Urges Nigeria, Others to Unlock $1trn Pension Funds

Lagos Bans Burial on Residential Premises

Akwa Ibom Assembly Passes 2021 Appropriation Bill of N456.25 bn into…

LAUTECH ASUU Kicks against Resumption

Ugwuanyi Presents N169.845bn 2021 Budget Proposal

Sacked Workers of ExxonMobile Subsidiary Oil Firms Protest in Akwa Ibom

Senate Considers Bill to Establish ICT Institute

Borno: Capital Projects Get 65% as Zulum Budgets N208bn for 2021


PDP accuses Umahi of shutting down school belonging to stalwart in Ebonyi

2023: President of Igbo extraction ‘ll serve as reparation for South East ‘Prof. Darah

Okigwe zone APC threatens to expel Araraume

Lawan, governors, ministers, others to discuss internal contestation in APC

INEC presents Certificate of Return to Senator-elect Odey

Kidnapping, banditry, symptoms of ineffective leadership ‘ ADC Chair Nwosu

AfCFTA: NACCIMA charges manufacturers on quality products

NCC suspends registration, sale of new SIM cards

NIMASA denies granting waiver to shipping firms

#EndSARS: Ondo police read riot acts to protesters

FG receives 38,051 citizenship, 45,751 business applications, says Belgore

UniUyo lecturer to remain in prison over electoral malpractice

FEC approves N59.35bn for roads, aviation projects

3,500 UNIBEN post-UTME candidates may miss admission over servers collapse

Resource control re-echoes in Senate, as lawmakers approve motion against illegal mining

10,000 Nigerians died in military custody, alleges Amnesty International

FG expresses hope for local content development

AI to be deployed for mining safety, efficiency says Minister

Gunmen abduct Taraba Assembly member

Protesting youths barricade entrance to INEC offices in Imo

Buratai tasks military commanders on loyalty to democracy


My wife moved out of our home while I was serving in Borno, soldier tells court

ANLCA warns members against fueling crisis

Lagos begins tests for school, barracks buildings

Biden nominates first black defence secretary

Stock market sheds 0.04% as bears dominate trading

Inter-ministerial process to boost food value chain commences

DPR restates commitment to sustainable business environment

NPA in fresh moves to remove containers from roads

Women, low-paid workers disproportionately affected by pandemic, says ILO

Council worker owed three months salary sets self ablaze in Benue

Navy laments role of personnel in crude oil theft

Police lawyer at Rivers #EndSARS panel alleges threat to life

Ohanaeze, MASSOB fault NEF’s warning against attack on northerners in South

Local Content: NCDMB retains $6.4bn of industry yearly spend

Okowa orders CP, others to find, arrest killers of anti-cult leader

Over 300,000 benefits from N10bn MSMEs Fund ‘ FG

Coronavirus, Joe Biden, Goerge Floyd, Davido top Google’s trending search of 2020

Alleged N2bn fraud: I have no case to answer on allegations against me, Maina tells court

Court remands teenager for allegedly burning ex-lover’s girlfriend to death


Reps bill wants President to name Cabinet in 30 days or risk Impeachment

British regulator issues allergy warning over Covid-19 vaccine

Awaiting approval, Israel receives Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine shipment

Ondo Speaker, 3 others risk jail term over contempt of court

Unmanned aerial vehicle challenge holds in Kaduna

Child Rights Act: ActionAid builds capacity of CRIC members across FCT

Facebook faces US lawsuits that could force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Kano to establish business clinics in 44 LGAs

LIFE-ND PROJECT: 125 Incubatees, 25 Incubators to benefit from 2nd phase in Delta ‘ Ashoro

21 ships discharging petrol, other items at Lagos port ‘ NPA

2020 Anti-Corruption Day: CISLAC, TI task govt on tangible results in anti-corruption fight

Osun EndSARS activists distance selves from fresh protest in Osogbo

CNN, BBC reports on #EndSARS violence disgust me ‘ Buhari

Seaside congestion at ports reduces to 20% ‘ Shippers’ Council boss

Insecurity: Malami confirms Buhari won’t honour Reps summon

Buhari swears in INEC Chairman, Yakubu, for another 5-year term

APC: Lawan, Govs, ministers, others to discuss party’s democracy at confab

Apapa gridlock: Maritime workers suspend planned strike

Akwa Ibom Assembly passesN456.25bn appropriation bill into Law

UPDATED: Why Pantami ordered suspension of new SIM card sales, registration

NOGTECH Demo Day: Five $10,000 grant winners to showcase innovation Dec 10

Nigeria Idol 2020/2021; winner to go home with N50m

UNIBEN Post-UTME candidates’ fate uncertain as server collapses

ASUU’s incessant strikes: UNIABUJA develops virtual classroom system

NUT issues 21-day ultimatum to Edo govt over unpaid entitlements

Why TETFund will not support private universities ‘ Chairman

UNILAG crisis: Why I took Ogundipe’s suspension personal ‘ TETFund chairman

ASUU vs FG: Will ASUU call off strike today

Nigeria to access COVID-19 vaccine from Jan. 2021, Okonjo Iweala assures

Middle-aged man sets self ablaze in Benue

#EndSARS protest: Anambra community organises funeral for DPO, 2 policemen

Agege Pen Cinema bridge ready February, 2021, Sanwo-Olu assures residents

FEC approves N1.1bn expansion work on Maiduguri airport, insurance cover for 22 airports

Breaking: Akufo-Addo wins Ghana presidential election, defeats Mahama with 515, 541 votes

Buhari’s Summon: Reps Deputy Minority Leader blasts Malami

Nigeria’s oil earning rebounds as prices stabilise at USD48

Over 300,000 benefits from N10bn MSMEs Fund ‘ FG

Alleged N2bn fraud: I have no case to answer , Maina tells court

Reps, SEC endorses Lagos commodity exchange


38,000 Foreigners Apply For Nigerian Citizenship In 2 Years

Northern Govs Extol TY Danjuma’s Virtues At 83

Yakubu Sworn In As INEC Chairman

Northern, Southern Leaders Reject Calls For Another Confab

Insecurity: AGF Challenges NASS’ Powers To Invite PMB

AfDB To African Leaders: Unlock $1trn Pension, Insurance Funds To Grow Economy

WHO Launches Campaign Against Smoking, Targets 100m People

Group Launches N500bn Loan, Grant For SMEs

Edo Rep Member Seeks Action To Stop Extinction of Endangered Species

INEC Presents Certificate of Return To Odey

Shema: SURE-P Is A Self-accounting Department, EFCC Tells Court


LAUTECH ASUU dissociates self from purported resumption

ITF trains 500 physically challenged, others on skills acquisition in Bauchi, Gombe

Delta lawmaker condemns abduction of 2 teachers in Delta

Senate President, APC governors, ministers, others to discuss internal contestation at journalists’ conference

Nigeria records 474 new COVID-19 cases as total now 70,669

38,051 foreigners applied for Nigeria citizenship in 2 years ‘ FG

Buhari directs sacked NDE DG to handover all govt properties in his possession

Credit facilities from govt not for frivolous spending, Fayemi tells beneficiaries

FEC okays N60bn road, airport expansion contracts

Illegal mining: Senate seeks probe of $9bn revenue loss

How I was shot by police, 75-year-old woman tells Ekiti panel


Buhari may not appear before Reps again for fear of embarrassment, Sources say

Buhari asks governors to work with monarchs over insecurity

National Assembly has no Constitutional Power to invite Buhari Malami

PDP mocks as APC dissolves structures, extends Bunis term

APC: Lawan, govs, ministers, others to discuss internal democracy at journalists conference

National assembly, INEC begins electoral act amendment process

Breaking: Prof Yakubu sworn-in for 2nd term as INEC Chairman

APC grants waiver to Umahi, others to contest elections

Aliens exist, Trump, Israel knows about it, security chief claims

Every year, tobacco kills at least 8million people, says WHO

Columnist: Nature of work and the right of Nigerian Women

Delta community boils over murder of anti-cult chief

Buhari prolonged my stay as APC national chairman

UNICEF cautions nations against shutting school system over Covid

Ngige reveals how ASUU agreed on date to call off strike

SMEDAN commences second batch of business skills development training


Falana tells court: ‘Peaceful demonstrators are now labelled terrorists

Stop blackmailing Nigerian military ‘ DHQ tells Amnesty International

Coronavirus, Biden, Davido, Others Top Google Search

LASG To Open Agege Pen-Cinema Bridge February 2021

Facebook Faces Multiple U.S. Lawsuits that could force sale Instagram, WhatsApp

Insecurity: Why Buhari won’t honour House of Reps summon ‘ Malami

Strike: ASUU reveals details of ‘agreement’ with FG

Violence against northerners: Ohanaeze slams Northern elders for blaming Igbos

I Have No Case To Answer On Allegations Against Me’ ‘ Maina

Texas sues Georgia, Michigan, 2 other battleground states over election result

Minister Warns Against Use Of Fire Works, Bush Burning Amid Festive Season


Senate passes N199bn FCT revised 2020 budget

Former NARSDA DGs bicker over recruitment of unqualified workers

Desertion: Navy launches manhunt for 43 personnel

Strike: Why FG, ASUU meeting was postponed

Boko Haram: 41 eminent Nigerians demand service chiefs’ sack

Senate queries perm-sec over N460m payment for uncompleted projects

INEC: Yakubu resumes for 2nd term today

Scores killed in Ogun cult clash

Strike: Why FG, ASUU meeting was postponed

Senate queries perm-sec over N460m payment for uncompleted projects

INEC arraigns professor for declaring false election results in A/Ibom

Use ICT to address youth unemployment – Emir of Zazzau


Senate investigates loss of $9bn to illegal mining

#EndSARS: ENL donates computers, printers, others to NPA

P&CHS rejects blame for cargo slow evacuation, tasks FG on port access roads

Nigeria needs to develop its Capital Market Rep

Covid-19: Foundation moves to empower 3,000 traders in Abia

Young people become important driving force for rural revitalization in E Chinas Shandong

Young people become important driving force for rural revitalization in E Chinas Shandong

Village in Xinjiang develops featured industry, bids farewell to poverty


Nigeria needs economic more than political restructuring

Problems affecting national ID card registration

Let us build a better Nigeria with technology

Apapa: A cash cow gasping for breath

Nigeria drags on border re-opening 22 days to African free trade take-off

CBN and Nigerians in Diaspora: Untapped goldmine!

Five things we learnt from Nigeria’s Q3 foreign trade report

Hope rises for cocoa farmers as NEXIM pledges support for value chain development


NCAA, Airlines Reach Agreement Over N19bn, $7m Debts

COVID-19: BUA Donates Three Ambulances, 50,000 Facemasks To Kaduna

Senate Berates House Of Reps, Asks Buhari Not To Honour Summon

NASS To Make Smart Card Reader Compulsory In Future Elections

FEC Approves N1.1bn Expansion Work On Maiduguri Airport, Insurance Cover For 22 Airports

Bears Persist On NSE As Market Capitalisation Loses N6bn

WASA Will Help Showcase Nation’s Diverse Culture, Unity -Army

Reps: Bill To Extend Free Education To Senior Sec. Sch. Passes 2nd Reading

Alleged N2bn Fraud: I Have No Case To Answer On Allegations Against Me, Maina Tells Court

World Anti-Corruption Day: Nigeria’s Situation Has Worsened From Graft To Impunity- HEDA


Amnesty International report targeted at blackmailing Military-Says DHQ

2020/2021 NPFL season: LMC denies announcing December 6 as resumption date

London accounts for a third of new affordable local authority housing

We are not winning this war

APC accuses PDP of poor opposition, says opposition leaders senile

2023: Northern group says no to Jonathan, Northwest candidate


28 vessels loitering at port channel over inadequate berthing space

NCC suspends SIM card sales, threatens sanctions

Illegal mining: Senate seeks probe of $9bn annual revenue loss

FEC approves N58.5bn for FCT, Kano, Kaduna, Plateau roads

Polls: NASS moves to make card readers mandatory

Malami: NASS lacks power to summon President

Buhari makes U-turn, cancels appearance before Reps

How APC govs stalled President’s security briefing


Enugu budgets over N169.8 billion for 2021 Nigpilot

Police arrested Two siblings, one for threatening to kidnapped their former employer Nigpilot

HIV/AIDS: We will continue to bring prevalence rate down in Ogun, Gov Abiodun Vows

Group accuses NASS, PDP of being behind fresh plots to undermine Nigerias democracy Nigpilot

Lufthansa Airline resumes flight operation in Nigeria Nigpilot

Boko Haram: Coalition hails Zulums appraisal on the return of Peace under Buhari Nigpilot

Poor governance, lack of accountability by states responsible for insecurity GGI report Nigpilot


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