Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 17th December 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



EU agency backs Pfizer Covid pill for emergency use

It’s dangerous to jettison rotation in 2023, Ohuabunwa warns

Tears as fire destroys goods at Balogun market, Lagos

Wike tackles Peterside over budget

Ease of traffic after commissioning of flyover, roads in Rivers

Power outage stalls coroner inquest on Ikoyi collapsed building

Okowa signs 2022 Appropriation Bill of N479b, five others

Lagos urges residents to emulate Christ’s virtues at Yuletide

CJN urges adoption of digital technology for effective justice delivery

Court orders arrest of Imo Deputy Speaker over alleged N75m fraud

Truck crushes tricycle driver, student in Ibadan

Airlines rally FG to protect local market, operators

CBN to spend N41 billion for dry season wheat farming

New $0.045 international call termination rate takes effect January 1

SAA returns to Lagos-Johannesburg route

NIMASA partners agriculture ministry to curb illegal fishing

Shareholders okay Access Bank’s HoldCo structure as NGX remains bearish

Concerns as hope dims for amended electoral bill

NHIS canvasses one kobo per second telecoms charge for health coverage of vulnerable Nigerians

Eguavoen to stick with Rohr’s team for Cameroon 2022 AFCON

Lagos indebted to retirees by over N30b, says pensioners’ chair

Niger needs N30bn to settle gratuity – Governor Bello

South Sudan: ‘Headwinds’ warning from UN mission chief over peace accord


Judge threatens to dismiss YarAdua daughters FCT land suit over delay

Ekiti fears outbreak of Lassa fever, raises surveillance

Buhari orders release of doctors, health workers withheld wages

Wike attacks Peterside over state economy, Tambuwal inaugurates road

Police breached right of detained #Northisbleeding protesters Falana

Reps to probe Nigerian ladys death in Ivorian prison

ASUU vows to sustain action till FG meets demands

AGF writes Buhari, says mandatory direct primaries will cause confusion

INC accuses FG of disregarding federal character, equity

Appeal Court okays final forfeiture of ex-NDDC directors N1.8bn property

Poly workers berate states for refusing to pay minimum wage

Orji Kalu writes Buni, advocates postponement of APC convention

Lawyer kicks as Gojes aide spends 16 days in detention over misleading post

Reps demand dismantling of Lagos-South-East, Abuja route checkpoints

Ishaku warns monarchs, alleges terrorists planning base in Taraba

Ayade upholds zoning, welcomes PDP stalwarts, supporters into APC

Governors vow to review FGs proposed privatisation of 10 power plants

FG officially asks UN to recover, return looted assets to Nigeria

Over 42 million Nigerian rural adults lack banking services World Bank experts

Hoodlum arrested for kidnapping Ondo female worshippers during vigil, others held

Benue LG chair condemns murder of farmer, two sons

Delta councillor allegedly shot by herdsmen dies after two surgeries

Kidnapped Imo monarch reveals killing of abducted king, body dumped in ditch

Clampdown on #Northisbleeding protesters most unwise

E-books will not phase out physical books, says Learn Africa

Buhari snubs calls to visit North, jets out to Turkey with wife, seven ministers

NJC sanctions three judges for conflicting rulings, one on watch list

FAAN suspends workers as car confronts landing plane on Lagos runway

FG warns Nigerians as COVID-19 cases rise by 630% in 10 days

Drug war: Military chiefs back NDLEA, meet Marwa

Dont set your house on fire over Tinubu, Bode George asks Akande to withdraw book

Cultists behind burning of Osun student wont escape justice -Police

Managing recurrent urinary tract infections in women

Nigeria witnessed 11 conflicts, 1,000 deaths from terrorism war in 2020 -Report


Outbreak of Lassa Fever in Nasarawa, FCT, Threat to Ekiti, Says…

Group Petitions Buhari over Missing Anambra Guber Candidate

Yuletide: House Calls for Disbandment of Multiple Checkpoints on Roads

Malaria: Akpabio Seeks UN Intervention in Vaccine Production

Ijaw National Congress Calls on FG to Respect equity, Justice, Federal…

Okowa Signs N479bn 2022 Appropriation Bill Into Law

FG Lauds Gombe Gov for Revitalising Livestock Farming

Saraki: Stronger Political will Needed to Achieve Universal Basic Healthcare

Why Ohanaeze Ndigbo United Kingdom Inaugurated Transition Committee

Insecurity: House Urges IG to Deploy Policemen in Bauchi LG

Insecurity can Truncate 2023 Polls, Jega Warns

Court Orders Arrest of Imo Deputy Speaker over Alleged N75m Fraud

CSOs Appeal to Buhari to Assent to Electoral Bill

NJC Slams Promotion Ban on Three Judges for Issuing Conflicting Exparte…

Kalu Urges APC to Postpone Convention, Wants Presidential Primaries, NWC Election…

Marwa Visits Military Chiefs, Says Drug Abuse Fuelling Terrorism, Banditry

Group Petitions Buhari over Missing Anambra Guber Candidate

Ijaw National Congress Calls on FG to Respect equity, Justice, Federal…

SEC to Charge 0.025% Regulatory Fee on Fixed Income Transactions from Jan 1

Chimphondah: Shelter Afrique Actively Financing Nigerias Housing Sector

Why Industry Players Insist on Fairness in Airport Concession

FG Urged to Adopt Self Slot Allocation System


Stronger political will needed to achieve universal basic healthcare Saraki

Kalu urges APC to hold presidential primary, convention simultaneously

Reps adopt motion seeking removal of checkpoints from Lagos, Abuja to southeast

2023: Group tasks Buhari on solving security challenges

Omicron: UK lifts restriction on visitor visa application

Osun: Hungry thief gets 2-hour community service for stealing engine block

Omicron COVID-19 restrictions: FG postpones 2021 home coming event for diaspora

NEITI, CAC to launch national register on beneficial ownership in Jan 2022

Nembe oil spill: Arewa Youths deny casting aspersions on Bayelsa governor


DMO opens N250b Sukuk bond offer

No-Work, No-Pay: Buhari pardons Health workers, orders payment of seized salaries

$119m Power Plant dispute: Court adjourns case till Jan

W/Bank approves $700m credit for Nigeria’s agro-climate project

Lack of public trust major challenge in COVID-19 vaccination ‘ Sultan

Reps want multiple checkpoints removed on South East Roads

Yuletide: Chinese community in Nigeria supports low income earners with cash, gift items

Nigerian roads not designed to carry overbearing vehicular weight ‘Amaechi

Orji Kalu urges APC to postpone convention

Nigeria at war with itself ‘ PANDEF

No more opposition in C’River, APC in total control ‘ Ayade

Killing of hundreds of military, security personnel, others indicate Nigeria is failed state ‘ MBF

Buhari met Nigeria at crossroads of socio-economic challenges in 2015 ‘ Ngige

Insecurity: Wake-up to your responsibilities, Polytechnics workers tell Buhari

Nigeria has come to stay, says Obaseki

Reps to probe tax compliance by Bolt, Uber operators

South Korea offers Nigeria nuclear energy options, donates $12.4m mini-grids

Three family members murdered by unknown gunmen in Benue community

Holding Charge practice must stop ‘ Lawyers

When secondary school students attack teachers, security agents in Ogun

Man electrocuted while trying to steal transformer cables in Gombe

North’s problems are beyond Buhari

Bisi Akande’s dishonest ‘reference’ gave Buhari a job

Vaccines promote health, save lives, costs ‘ NAFDAC

Senate, Pantami disagree over proposed Institute of Communication and Technology

Remove grounded aircraft from airports, Reps tell NCAA, FAAN

FAAN suspends airfield officer over Max Air incident at Lagos Airport

Electricity: Metering gap still challenge as installation rises 20.5% to 157,758 in Q4’20 ‘ NERC

Electricity: Metering gap still challenge as installation rise 20.5% to 157,758 in Q4’20 ‘ NERC

We ‘ve sponsored about 30,000 lecturers for Masters, Ph.D programmes in past 10 yrs -TETFund

Africa needs flexible, efficient refineries to meet demand, says ARDA

NCDMB seeks media support in promoting local content


1.2 million youths to benefit from OSSAP-SDGs Sponsored TAP Project

Ikeazor charges post COP26 stakeholders on national roadmap

Sokoto govt signs MoU with Qatar on education, health, others

NDLEA burns over 24 tons of illicit drugs in Osun

My reaction to Akande’s ‘My Participations’ ‘ Ayo Adebanjo

Chimamanda Adiche reacts after magazine rejected her pictures for being too glamorous

Customs generates N25.5bn, seizes contraband worth N1bn in Kano, Jigawa, others

Bisi Akande’s book contains fallacies, should be conscripted into dustbin ‘ Olabode George

Buhari directs finance minister to release seized doctors, health workers wages

Reps to probe Bolt, Uber, other ride-hailing firms over payment of taxes

APC Convention: NWC should be able to pass vote of no confidence in non-performing governors, lawmakers ‘ Senator Sani Musa


Marwa, Service Chiefs parley on anti-drug war

Court upholds INEC’s report on Abuja APC’s election

‘Farmers suffer N3.5tr post-harvest loss annually’

UK resumes visa application processing from Nigeria

$5.6b oil companies’ debt puts NDDC on life support, says Akpabio

How to revive Niger Delta economy, by Okowa, Dikio, NEXIM Bank


North Korea ban citizens from showing signs of happiness or laughing to honour dead leader

Precious Chikwendu shares letters her Lawyers wrote to FFK asking to see her Children

Senator Orji Kalu urges APC to postpone convention to avoid implosion

JNI under Sultan of Sokoto not supporting terrorism MURIC replies NSA

Probe Tinubu, Bisi Akandes source of wealth Afeniferes Ayo Adebanjo to EFCC

Twitters Jack Dorsey appoints three Nigerians to head Bitcoin Trust fund


Auditor-General uncovers multi-billion naira ‘fraud’ in N/Assembly

Church members abducted during vigil in Ondo

Why Telecom Shutdown Should Never Happen Again in Northern Nigeria

Emir of Daura: We gave Yusuf Buhari title so he won’t be strolling around Abuja when his father leaves office

NJC stops promotion of 3 erring judges who issued Conflicting ex parte orders

Buhari takes Aisha, 7 ministers to Turkey for summit

It’s time to stop blame game and fight banditry, say Masari, Ganduje

One killed, children abducted as bandits strike again in Zaria

Ayo Adebanjo challenges Tinubu, Bisi Akande to disclose their source of wealth

IDB approves $98m for bilingual education in Kano, Kaduna, Borno, 6 others

Great Green Wall Agency to partner Media Trust

Reps seek termination of passports contracts outside Nigeria

Reps probe N59.8bn surveillance equipment contract

Killers of Niger worshippers arrested

Infringement on human rights: Court adjourns suit to February 8

Hajj/Umrah cancellation: Operators express worry as decision threatens businesses

80 die of Lassa fever in 17 states, FCT

Electoral Bill: Uncertainty as timeline for Buhari’s assent elapses Sunday

5 Corps members, 7 labourers die in Yobe, Oyo auto crashes

FG to conduct accountability audit of agencies, says Osinbajo at PEBEC 5th year milestone

Breaking-In reality Show for youths, job seekers, unveiled

Nigeria gets $98m Islamic bank loan to boost Bilingual Education


Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 9-month high

Dreams in support of the gender and equal opportunities bill

The unbearable menace of traffic officers in Lagos

Are you fighting to, or merely fighting against

How organizational interventions sustains leaders’ mental health

A train ride to Ibadan and back on the ‘new’ railway

The ill-advised 5000-naira monthly payment to poor Nigerians

Akwa Ibom to deploy motorised mobile vans for COVID-19 mass vaccination campaign

Tinubu never funded my Lekki home- Ayo Adebanjo replies Akande

Consumer lending to rise 21% by year-end

Inflation declines to 15.40 percent but Nigerians remain unimpressed

Dangote Cement quotes Commercial Papers valued at N41bn on FMDQ Exchange

FairMoney disburses over N117 bn loans in 2021

Access Bank shareholders vote 100% in favour of HoldCo structure

Eaton unveils moulded circuit breakers to tackle fire outbreak

Fitch says African banks face tough road to recovery in 2022 amid uncertainties

DataPro rating watch digital platform goes live

British American Tobacco (BAT) wins Consumer Goods Category of CIO Awards

BEDC offers scholarship, Braille to RUGIPO visually impaired student

Investors lose N46bn as equities market fails to sustain gain

NCC says not aware of Bola Tinubu’s connection to Mafab Communications

Why investment in tech, innovation should matter to Nigeria

With 5G, MTN says Nigerians to expect cutting edge tech offers

Nigeria’s Plans for Additional Eurobond Sale Off on Omicron

How FG’s gas pricing policy disrupts market, leaves consumers energy-poor

Pension fund managers keep faith with private equity

Internal processes in our political parties are weak, flawed ‘ Abe

A home for my family ‘ Insurance protection for Women

Address factors responsible for declining foreign investments


NJC Bars Three Judges From Promotion Over Conflicting Ex Parte Orders

War Against Malaria: Akpabio Appeals To UN For Increased Vaccine Production

Bisi Akande’s My Participations: Plus Or Minus For Tinubu’s Presidential Bid

Delta Governorship Aspirants Should Put State’s Interest First ‘ Igbakpa

Austin Eguavoen: Leaving Indelible Marks On The Sands Of Time

Why AfDB Approved $210m Loan For Agro- Industrial Processing Zones In Kano, Oyo

Bode George Urges Lagos PDP Members To Welcome, Support Jandor

OSUN 2022: APC Has Mortgaged State With Choking Debt Burden- Ogunbiyi

Nigeria’s Ambassador To UN Hails NYSC On Contribution To National Development

U.S. Announces Two Opportunities For Gulfood Show Agribusiness Trade Mission

Omicron: FG Allocates 350,000 COVID-19 Booster Doses To Bauchi


Declare state of emergency on food, Reps tell FG

2023: Don’t take sides with presidential aspirants, PDP BoT tells Ayu

2023: Orji Kalu urges APC to postpone convention to avoid implosion

CONFLICTING EX-PARTE ORDERS: NJC bars 3 Judges from promotion for granting conflicting ex-parte orders

Max Air, vehicle in near-collision on Lagos airport runway

FG grants 3-year tax holiday to 8 firms

Study: Work stress, money worries increase stroke risk

Buhari orders Finance minister to pay resident doctors, others

How Akande financed his re-election, by Oyinlola

Evaluating $1.3bn milk import burden on GDP

The eNaira: Gaining acceptability, propelling digital transactions

Manufacturers fret over implementation of excise duty

Border closure: LCCI, MAN slam UK, others

Nigeria, others require $1.2trn investment for off-grid, renewable solutions

Nigerians spend 196% of monthly income on Christmas- WorldRemit

No going back in fight against unemployment ‘NDE

5G Auction: ‘NCC not aware of Tinubu’s connection to Mafab

Qantas to switch domestic fleet of jets to Airbus

AfDB approves $210m loan for Nigeria for Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone

Kano APC crisis: Hope rises for reconciliation

Environmental degradation: Dickson leads campaign in Senate

APC: Group faults Ayu, says party’ll exist beyond 2023


We must ensure electorate’s right of free choice ‘ Osinbajo

Updated! Farida sworn-in as first female Kaduna NUJ chair

Secondus: NJC hammers 3 Judges for granting conflicting ex parte

2023: Don’t take sides with presidential aspirants, PDP BoT tells Ayu

Senate, Minister disagree over proposed Institute of Communication and Technology

Appeal Court affirms final forfeiture of NNDC Director, Omatsuli’s N1.8bn property

Kano APC crisis: Nothing must happen to Barau, Shekarau ‘ Northern youths warn

FCT COE to become University of Education ‘ FCTA official

Bauchi sensitises stakeholders on COVID -19 economic stimuli

Budget padding: CSOs want Sen. Jibrin sacked as committee chair

Ilorin chief regains freedom after 7 days in capacity

Ganduje’s wife thumbs-up Doguwa on empowerment drive

Group accuses Obasanjo of heating up the polity

Fire destroys Kuje apartment, render occupants homeless

China moves to help Nigeria tackle insecurity

Tinubu didn’t build house for me, Adebanjo replies Akande

COVID-19 killed 192 persons in Oyo ‘ Commissioner

AMAC chair, Aduda, others receive LEA outstanding performance award

Akwa Ibom monarch cautions colleagues against prefix, insignia abuse

ElectHER, Yiaga Africa, others raise awareness on women representation

Ebonyi: UNICEF, ECEWS seeks partnership on sustaining education scheme

Ekiti 2022: Protesters storm PDP over marginalization of Ekiti South

Arewa group raises alarm over plot to impersonate its office

APC state chairmen reinstate confidence in Buni’s CECPC

N6.3bn missing fund: you’re playing religious card ‘ Plateau commissioner tells Jang

Stop opposing Buhari’s reforms, rejig progressive credentials, Okechukwu tells APC govs

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *