Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 15 December, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

DAILY INDEPENDENT

UK’s Johnson Faces Political Threat In Virus Rules Votes

US Sanctions Two Sri Lankan Military Officers

JAMB Holds 2021 UTME Exams In Ghana, Abidjan, Cameroon, Others

OHSOSA Urges State Ministry Of Education To Monitor Activities In Boarding Schools

Only APC Has The Interest Of Nigerian Youths At Heart ‘ Ahmed

NASS Not Imposing Direct Primaries On Political Parties ‘ Sani

Deregulation: PENGASSAN Wants FG To Increase Local Refining Capacity By Rehabilitation Of All Refineries

Blockchain Technology Essential For Digital Transformation

I was Almost Kidnapped, Olugbade, Late OAU Student’s Brother Cries Out

PUNCH

Lawmakers on recess, holidaying workers risk kidnapping -DSS

EFCC raids Abuja hotel, arrests woman, others with fake $427,400

UK reverses Nigeria, others travel ban, cancels quarantine, insists on test

Private sector fears job losses, firms closure over planned taxes, tariffs

Ending illegal admissions in tertiary institutions

Presidential bid: Tinubu meets northern alliance, says consultations ongoing

7,000 Ayades aides must register in APC Jan 1 or risk sacking

Ive directed PDP elders to produce my successor Wike

FG confirms UAEs slots for Air Peace, airline awaits letter

Nigerias debt rises by N2.54tn in three months, hits N38tn, says DMO

Nigerias oil production increases by 2.55 million barrels OPEC

$235bn investments lost over delay in Petroleum Industry Act Sylva

APM Terminals invests N180bn in Apapa

Amid Abuja fuel queues, NNPC says supply stock above two billion litres

NFF may appoint foreign coach for Eagles before AFCON

I didn’t allow NFF officials influence my selection ‘Rohr

Eagles debut: I can’t describe how I felt, says Awoniyi

Ogun 18-year-old student arrested for poisoning female benefactor

Witchcraft: Rivers grandmother suffering from dementia stripped naked, beaten

Fake oil magnate jailed 175 years for defrauding American of $629,287

Ekiti bricklayer jailed five years for stealing foodstuffs

Police go after Kogi chief of staff mothers abductors

Bandits kill Kaduna community leader, kidnap scores of travellers

Delta councillor battling for life after gunshot by suspected kidnappers

Solutions to Nigerias lingering insecurity

230 benefit from NGO, OAUTH doctors free medical outreach

Were committed to curbing spread of neglected tropical diseases Senator

Ogun monarchs son, woman found naked, dead inside car, police begin probe

THISDAY

AfDB Offers Nigeria $210m Loan for Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone

Why Buhari Will Sign Amended Electoral Bill Before Dec. 19

FG, Stakeholders Oppose Bill Seeking Customs’ Autonomy

With Renewed COVID-19 Threat, Be Prepared for ‘Hurtful’ Policies, Emefiele Tells…

Orji: How NSIA Crashed Fertiliser Prices from N13,000 to N5,500

Tambuwal Meets Buhari, Seeks Declaration of State of Emergency in Terrorists’…

UAE Backs Down, Gives Air Peace Flight Slots in Dubai

UAE Backs Down, Gives Air Peace Flight Slots in Dubai

FG Partners Rivers to Strengthen the Administration of Criminal Justice System

Tinubu, Akande, Osinbajo, Others Have Sold Out On Yoruba Race, Alleges…

Insecurity: Buhari Meets with Nasarawa, Taraba Govs over Attacks from Southern…

Senate Amends Standing Rules, Okays Simple Majority for Electing Presiding Officers

Buhari Seeks Senate Confirmation of Taraba Nominee as Minister

Atiku: We Need New Leadership Direction to Secure North

Jimoh Ibrahim’s Suit to Recover Assets Struck Out, Not Dismissed

Saraki Advocates a More Transparent Electoral System

NSA Names Three Islamic Groups Fueling Terrorist Organisations

House Probes Alleged 257 Duplicated Projects Worth N20bn Uncovered by ICPC

Court Upturns Demotion of Associate Professor of FUO, Awards N5m Damages

Bricklayer Jailed Five Years for Stealing in Ekiti

Excitement as Two Win Cars in Globacom’s Joy Unlimited Promo

EFCC Docks Femi Fani-Kayode for Alleged Forgery

Gunmen Kidnap Governor Bello’s Chief of Staff’s Mother in Kogi

New Abuja Infrastructure Devt Project to Gulp N117bn

Police Arrest 18-year-old Girl for Attempted Murder

New Abuja Infrastructure Devt Project to Gulp N117bn

Finance Bill: Ahmed, FIRS, Others Disagree with RMAFC over Revenue Monitoring

AfDB Offers Nigeria $210m Loan for Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone

FG, Stakeholders Oppose Bill Seeking Customs’ Autonomy

With Renewed COVID-19 Threat, Be Prepared for ‘Hurtful’ Policies, Emefiele Tells…

Orji: How NSIA Crashed Fertiliser Prices from N13,000 to N5,500

APM Terminals Investment in Apapa Hits N180 billion

Report: Only 6% of Nigerians Use MFBs as Primary Place of Banking

SUN

Fears, tension as APC walks through legal land mines ahead of National Convention

How Omicron, negative reports cost Nigeria IMO election

APM Terminals investment in Apapa hits N180bn

Anxiety in electricity market over $5bn bank loan to DisCos

Blockchain technology essential for digital transformation NITDA DG

Transparency group lauds anti-graft drive at NEPZA

FG to unleash EFCC on banks, MDAs over unremitted funds

Insecurity: Northern governors meet Buhari

Security tops agenda as North-East govs meet in Yobe

Controversy trails FGs 5G auction over Mafab

Reps approve Buharis request for $5.8bn loan, $10m grant

Buhari nominates Muazu Sambo to replace sacked power minister

Makindes ex-chief of staff joins Oyo Central senatorial race

We never thought brand new carsll be ours Glo promo winners

Subsidy removalll free funds for infrastructural development OPS

Nigerias debt hits N38.005trn DMO

Slain Anambra PDP members wives, others get vehicles, tricycles, food, cash

Raid on Justice Odili: 15 suspects for arraignment tomorrow

Fireworks in Senate over revenue control

Chinese COVID-19 vaccines to be produced in Nigeria

Omicron: UK bows, removes Nigeria from red list

2023: Muslim/Muslim presidential ticket plot satanic PFN

Senate amends own rules, settles for simple majority option

Nigerias only large-scale commercial gold mine is in Osun -Oyetola

DSS warns sponsors of kidnapping, banditry

GUARDIAN

FG awaits official memo as UK removes Nigeria from red list

Abiodun charges new 35 Artillery Brigade Commander to enhance security architecture

Tech community delighted as Pantami says Startup Bill is before FEC

FG names terrorism financiers, sympathisers

Northern governors, Buhari meet on insecurity, urge collaboration

#EndSARS: Truth, disputation and moral responsibility

Fiscal policies drag 10 projects capable of driving gas production by 40%

Consolidating telecoms revolution with public sale of shares

Northern Christians, PFN caution against Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket in 2023

Residents excited over commissioning of three roads in Victoria Island

Gunmen kill three, abduct tricycle chief at Unizik Junction, Awka

NSCDC nabs two illegal miners in Osun

Three killed as robbers attack Kogi community

Army chief assures of improved security, synergy with civil authority

Rivers council boss, councillors protest activities of artisanal refiners

Christmas: Lagos police deploy detectives to garages, bus stops

Frustrated Rohr admits to gloomy future, predicts excellent AFCON outing for Eagles

Nigeria’s green bond market exceeds N55b as NGX targets more issuances

U.S., Helen Keller invest $9.5m on multi-sectoral projects in Northeast

AfCFTA, infrastructure financing likely spur for inclusive growth, development

Unrepealed trade restrictive measures worth $1.5tr imposed on world imports

LCCI tasks government on sustainable, inclusive growth

UK’s grant to equip 2400 Nigerian girls with digital skills

Makinde flags off N8bn independent power project

Leaders from Nigeria, others join civil societies in push for open government reforms

Police arrest 18-year-old student for poisoning guardian in Ogun

Bandits kill one, abduct 30 travellers on Kaduna-Zaria road

 VANGUARD

DSS to terrorists, sponsors: Desist from atrocities or be crushed

DigiGirls project unveils to lower digital gender gap in Nigeria

1983 COUP: How Buhari’s regime maltreated southern, Christian politicians ‘ Akande

Petroleum marketers should get set for full deregulation ‘ IPMAN

Seven dead as commercial bus catches fire after collision in Osun

Enugu ‘King of Satan’ with 59 wives, 300 children dies at 74

My wife, daughter died before doctor’s arrival ‘ Nielsen, Danish murder suspect tells court

5G: After $273m, the real journey begins

We’ll fulfill promises we made, Buhari assures ECOWAS Parliament

Lagos commences prosecution of defaulters of COVID guidelines

Why we launched garment production in Imo ‘ Osinbajo

Death of 4-yr-old: Allegations false, we responded swiftly ‘ FMC Management

Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Dosunmu is dead

Arrested kidnappers in Imo: We saw human heads, roasted bodies in camps ‘ Security agencies

Senate amends rules, approves simple majority for Electing Presiding Officers

Uzodimma has no passion for Imo ‘ Okorocha

Allow parties to decide mode of primary election ‘ PDP chieftain

Insecurity: It’s heartbreaking, north in quagmire despite predominance of top security heads ‘ Kano LG Chair

2023: Don’t dream of Muslim-Muslim ticket, Northern Christian Elders warn Tinubu, others

Lead without fear or favour ‘ Benue royal father urges Sen. Ayu

Economy steadily recovering, but growth still fragile ‘ CBN

Oyo Assembly passes N294.7bn 2022 Budget

Burna Boy, Wizkid team up in new single

Troops kill 6 Boko Haram insurgents, recover arms in Adamawa

Arrest of 30 kidnappers in Imo: We saw human heads, roasted bodies in their camp ‘ Security agencies

Our members now cab drivers, farmers to make ends meet ‘ ASUU

18-year-old girl allegedly poisons her guardian in Ogun

Government hasn’t been proactive in addressing ASUU’s demands ‘ Professor Jega

Man blames devil after raping 18-year-old daughter in Ilorin

Alleged culpable homicide: Absence of 3 defendants stalls trial

How I escaped abduction attempt ‘ Late Timothy Adegoke’s brother

Little things that cause mental health distress in people

TRIBUNE

Despite possible shortcomings, direct primary better ‘APC stalwart

Threat to rule of law fundamental challenge to Nigerian democracy ‘Madaki, ex-Plateau speaker

SAN award: Multiple reforms, mounting challenges

COVID-19: Over 5,000 textile dealers driven out of business in Kwara

We’ll bask in Makinde’s glory to begin PDP’s rescue mission from Oyo Central ‘ Ilaka

Pan Atlantic University names Science & Technology Building after ex-Nigerian Breweries MD

Health insurance scheme launched in Cross River

Transparency group commends anti-corruption drive at NEPZA

Cloud-based technology critical to economic recovery

NATION

2023: I am still consulting, says Tinubu December 15, 2021

Electoral Act Amendment Bill: Options before Buhari December 15, 2021

Uncertainties over APC national convention December 15, 2021

PDP woos aggrieved leaders ahead of Ekiti, Osun governorship elections

Nigeria’s debt stock now N38.005tr

Lawmakers targets of attacks during Yuletide, says DSS

Buhari drops Onochie as INEC National Commissioner

Senate spokesman: National Assembly won’t fight Buhari over Electoral Bill

No room for name-dropping in Ekiti, says Bamidele

Flight row won’t affect relationships between Nigeria and UAE, says Gbajabiamila

Marketers restate resolve to fight vandals

Buhari, Nasarawa, Taraba governors parley on insecurity

We will resist plot to kill public varsities, says ASUU

DAILY TIMES

Couple contemplate opting out of marriage plan over unbelievable list, run to prophet

Omicron: UK bows, removes Nigeria from red list

20-year-old son of popular South African polygamist set to marry his two girlfriends

Ex-aspirant debunks report, vows legal action

Senate receives Buharis request to confirm ministerial nominee, INEC, NPC Commissioners

Native doctor with 59 wives is dead

Matawalle seeks ties with Niger Republic to end banditry in North West

$418m debt: Court fixes Dec 21 to hear pending applications in 36 govs suit

FG collaborating with various jurisdictions on asset recovery Malami

Finance minister hints on possible additional taxes in 2022

Stronger executive-legislative partnership will deepen democracy, says Buhari

DAILY TRUST

Man with 59 wives, 300 children dies in Enugu

National Assembly members, others prone to assassination, kidnapping – DSS

Insecurity: Protests in Abuja, Katsina as Masari, elders meet Buhari

NSA names religious groups fueling terrorism

Power sector not functioning optimally to meet demand, Gbajabiamila laments

Military begins rehabilitation of fresh 559 ex-Boko Haram fighters

Land grabbing: I haven’t allotted govt land to my self- Obaseki

DSS: Bandits have crossed the line, we’ll crush them

Monguno lists religious groups ‘backing terrorism’ in Nigeria

Insecurity: Masari meets Buhari, wants synergy among States

Diplomatic Row: UAE backs down, allows airlines to fly in Nigerian passengers

N1.2bn fraud: Court orders Bauchi gov’s son to open defence

BUSINESSDAY

Nigeria Air has no structure four months to kick off

How targeted, low-cost financing can tackle housing deficit

Endless panels and committees; but zero implementation.

Solutions to human challenges: The imperative of culture and values

Who is benefiting from rising food prices in Nigeria

Nigeria, other African nations removed from U.K Red list

Nigerians unspared as healthcare cost impoverishes millions globally

NEW TELEGRAPH

TSA: FG unleashes anti-graft agencies on banks, MDAs

Ndigbo must play politics of inclusiveness to produce president ‘Nnabuchi

Reps okay Buhari’s $5.803bn loans, $10m grants

Nigeria’s power sector not performing optimally ‘ Gbajabiamila

Poor pay: FG has turned us to farmers, taxi drivers ‘ ASUU

Saraki to Buhari: Leave a legacy, sign Electoral Act

FG identifies groups allegedly fuelling extremism

Court orders closure of FG’s marriage registries

Three Indians Arrested For Stabbing Nigerian To Death Over Beer

UAE bows to pressure, gives conditional approval for six flights to Dubai

AFARN urges transparency in airports concession

Dana introduces N18,000 flash sales on Enugu, Owerri, Asaba routes

African airlines’ fortunes dip amid Omicron fears

DisCo to customers: Be vigilant during festive period

Kyari harps on addressing global energy crisis

Africa, Middle East fertile ground for app growth ‘ Report

PDP: Ekiti, Osun guber polls as test cases for Ayu led-NWC

CNPP to Buhari: Fulfill your promise on free, fair elections

Lagos LG polls: LASIEC presents scorecard

My interest in APC chairmanship, another call to national service ‘Musa

No regrets awarding Games to China, says IOC’s Pound

Rohr frustrated at sacking before Afcon

BLUEPRINT

Red list: Diplomatic row averted as UK delists Nigeria, others, UAE makes u-turn, gives Air Piece 7 slots

Lawmakers, politicians now kidnappers, assassins’ targets ‘ DSS

Disaster: Humanitarian Affairs Ministry launches hazard risk analysis dashboard, website

Kidnapped Imo monarch regains freedom

Commit corrupt Nigerians to jail, women, CSOs urge FG

Nigeria’ll fulfill promises made to ECOWAS Parliament- Buhari

Buhari bows, drops Onochie, appoints new INEC commissioners

SystemSpecs calls for harmonisation of local content policies

COVID-19: Sterling Bank reaffirms support for sustainable healthcare

Ecobank Nigeria unveils Admiralty Way branch with 24-7 Digital experience centre

Equity market sheds N49bn

Zenith tops as banks scoop N88.9bn from account maintenance charges

Nigeria’s debt climbs to N38trn ‘ DMO

Buy pessure pushes grain prices up ahead Xmas ‘ Report

NGO launches housing estates for widows

Nigeria water masterplan requires N6trn infrastructural investment ‘ Official

You’ve no business with revenue collection, finance minister tells RMAFC

FG resumes payment of stipend to 50,164 beneficiaries in Yobe

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