Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 31  December, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


#China bans footballers from getting tattoos

Omicron, Delta variants pose ‘very high’ risk as cases surge globally ‘ WHO

Budget: AMCOW, AU stakeholders call for 5% allocation to water, sanitation

Equity market up by N3bn

Stanbic IBTC makes 12 millionaires at reward4Saving grand finale

Production disruptions in Nigeria, others push oil price closer to $80

Breaking: Deeper life Pastor emerges Idoma Paramount ruler

CDS, Naval Chief task newly promoted Rear Admirals on handwork, dedication

Nigeria, one of least safe, clean countries globally ‘ Experts

Jigawa: Dutse varsity gets TETFund N36m kidney disease research grant

Bosnian war: 9 Serbs indicted for killing over 100 Muslims

2023: I’m ready to address insecurity in Kaduna ‘ Ashiru

Auditor General indicts Senate, Reps, NASC over N9.42bn expenditure

$1.3bn Zungeru power turbine ready in January ‘ Project manager

Growth of economy, capital market remain dicey in 2022

Nigerian Banks remain resilient amidst pandemic constraints in 2021

UNICEF lauds Jigawa on child protection law

Oyetola inaugurates 13.15km Ada-Igbajo road, says another promise kept

Umahi’s aide,100,000 ANN, APC members defect to PDP in Ebonyi

Oluwo has no right to appoint religious leader ‘ Ogundokun

Breaking: Buhari appoints new acting Controller General for Federal Fire Service

Atiku flays attack on Zamfara PDP Congress, calls for investigation


APC national convention: Uncertainty over February date as peace panel flops

Masaris arms-for-civilians call evidence of Buharis failure -SANs

Electoral bill: National Assemblyll remove direct primary clause, says Gbajabiamila

Makindes loyalists kick as APC carpets gov over insecurity, infrastructure

Okorocha son-in-laws arrest in church unacceptable, reprehensible CAN

Tax increases unwise in a depressed economy

Edo, APC disagree on call for emergency rule

Panel summons Clerk as AG says National Assemblys N9.4bn unaccounted for

Six multinationals to pay N249bn oil proceeds in January NNPC

EU countries seize 82% of Nigerias agro products exported illegally FG

CBN forex policies may threaten economic growth in 2022 Report

Gas company donates 35,000 litres of LPG to Enugu residents

I washed dishes in UK restaurant ‘ Agbaje, Nigerian boxing champion

22 years after, NHIS suffers low patronage amid complaints, corruption, others

Costly cooking gas: Price hike, govt policy drive more Nigerians to dirty fuels, deepen climate crisis

PUNCH petitions IGP, protests attack on reporter, SFU holds on to phone, ID card

Gunmen raid Anambra health centre, kill policeman, abduct another

Bodies of three youths missing after carnival recovered from Benue river

Five policemen, 38 Katsina bandits killed in 2021 Command

Three drug traffickers posing as security agents arrested in FCT, Borno

Three more killed as cult clashes persist in Delta community

Nigerian politicians patronise spiritual leaders, cant ban doomsday New Year prophecies like Ghana SANs

Lagos community where policemen, NSCDC officers vandalise oil pipelines around four major police stations

FG borrows N1.99tn via bonds in six months amid rising deficit financing

Malawi lands minister arrested on corruption charges

At least four killed in southwest Pakistan bomb blast

Nigerian nurse jailed three years for sexually abusing patients in US

Reconciliation moves: Deji of Akure meets Ooni, Olori Naomi


Persisting Insecurity Fueling Hunger, Poverty, Says Kaigama

Edo: APC’s Call for State of Emergency Should be Directed to…

The PUNCH Petitions IG over Alleged Brutal Attack of Staff by…

Naval Chief Warns Personnel over Collusion with Criminals, Vows Stiff Sanctions

As Barkindo’s Tenure Winds Down, Kuwaiti Tipped to Take over at…

Police Kill 38 Bandits, Arrest 999 Criminals in Katsina

Gunmen Attack Health Centre in Anambra, Kill Policeman, Injure Patients

Party Accuses Bauchi Govt of Violating Minimum Wage Act

Four Burnt to Death in Fatal Accident in Rivers

PDP Expels Nine Members, Suspends Five Others over Anti-party Activities in…

Ijaw National Congress President Flays Obasanjo’s Crude Oil Claims

Civil Society Groups Fault Buhari for Non-disclosure of Errors…

241 Students Receive Orji’s N24.1m Scholarship Awards

Buhari Appoints New Acting Controller-General for Federal Fire Service

Kukah: I’m Against Insecurity, Economic Woes, Not Buhari

ITU Moves to Maximise Global Impact of 5G Rollout, Focuses on Accelerating Tech, Connectivity Breakthroughs


Senate 2021: Low rating, poor oversight, budget padding, others dominate red chamber

APC calls for state of emergency in Edo

Operation Burst raids hide-outs, recovers 23 I-Phones from suspect

2023: Igbo understand, know Nigeria better, deserve presidency Ikpeazu

UK pledges 105m to assist Nigeria, others tackle Omicron

3 fake security agents, others arrested with 427kg drugs in Borno, Abuja

Buhari orders revival, completion of abandoned NDDC projects

Ada-Igbajo road construction, another promise kept, says Oyetola

3 fake security agents, others arrested with 427kg drugs in Borno, Abuja

Lives lost under Buhari govt worrisome, says Bishop Kukah

Criminologist tackles Masari over call for procurement of guns for self-defence

2022: Stay away from politicians, be ruthless with terrorists, bandits, violent criminals Army Chief to newly promoted Generals


US voices ‘concern’ on Iran space launch but favors talks

Sudan security forces kill four protesters as thousands rally

1xBet is the official sponsor of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

Controversy trails detention of ‘sick’ school proprietress by Lagos police

NDLEA nabs three traffickers in security uniform, others with 427kg drugs in Borno, Abuja

Landlords allege persecution by Lagos government over Magodo estate

Gunmen allegedly kill police officer, injure another in Anambra

LAWMA carts 15 truck loads of refuse in Apapa, Tin Can

Ighalo visits former street in Ajegunle, Lagos

ECOWAS Commission urges government to address red tapes

Equities rebound as capitalisation rises by N3 billion

U.S. Consulate reaffirms sustained interest in Nigeria

Military combs Lake Chad, kills 22 terrorists, loses six troops

Nigeria’s biggest challenge in 2021 is insecurity, says Mohammed

Audit report indicts National Assembly over N9b ‘unexplained’ expenditure

B’Haram destroys one million buildings in Borno

U.S. Consulate awards $1.02m to Nigerian Civic Organizations, expands U.S.-Nigeria bilateral ties in 2021

Germany eases travel curbs from Omicron-hit countries

US Navy says seizes heroin worth about $4 mn in Arabian Sea


APC Women Leader Seeks Probe Of Idah Council Boss Over Alleged Constant Women Abuses

Corruption rumble hits National Assembly as OAuGF indicts lawmakers of spending unexplained N9.424besh

IGP Order’s Posting of CP Edward Egbuka as Commissioner of Police, Kogi State

Benue NSCDC recovers corpses of missing Christmas Day fun-seekers from River Buruku

Electoral Act bill: House will determine fate of direct primaries ‘ Gbajabiamila

Group faults Buhari on NDDC forensic audit, continued illegal sole administrator

Alleged sponsors of insecurity: Uzodimma shifts Imo stakeholders meeting to 4 January

PRP blast Bauchi gov over ‘I was not elected to pay salary’ comment, failure to pay minimum wage

Forensic Audit: Buhari vows to recover stolen NDDC funds

NCC to build N1bn digital park in Oyo

Wizkid, Don Jazzy, Ebuka, Eddy Kenzo, win big at African Entertainment Award USA 2021

Man arrested for allegedly using Internet to deceive, sex ladies

Uche Nwosu’s Arrest: You should apologise to Anglican Church, CAN tells Police

MNJTF kills 22, arrests 17 Boko Haram in Lake Chad


2023 Presidency: Group Rejects Leaders’ Endorsement Of Anyim

CAN Condemns Police Invasion Of Church In Imo

Omicron: UK Pledges 105m In UKAid To Nigeria, Others

Multinational Joint Task Force Kills 22, Arrests 17 Boko Haram Terrorists

NIN-SIM Deadline: 11m Nigerians Know Fate Next Week

CSOs Allege Fresh Plot Against Electoral Act Amendment Bill

Buhari Appoints Acting CG For Fire Service As Liman Bows Out

NDLEA Arrests 3 Fake Security Agents, Others With 427kg Drugs

Picnic: NSCDC Recovers 3 Corpses From Benue River

NDDC Forensic Audit: Every Kobo Will Be Recovered ‘ Buhari


Only zoning will guarantee unity, peaceful election in Ebonyi ‘ Egwu

I’m only opposed to nepotism, insecurity, not Buhari ‘Bishop Kukah

Forensic audit: Buhari vows to recover stolen NDDC funds

Investors earn N3bn as equities market goes bullish

Nigeria’s progress tied to regionalism ‘ Oodua Progressives Union

Alleged irregular contract: Senate to investigate NPA

Ikpeazu’s visit to Buhari for economic reasons ‘ CPS

Multinational Joint Task Force kills 22, arrests 17 Boko Haram terrorists in Lake Chad

Deeper Life pastor emerges Idoma paramount ruler-elect

Nigeria’s economy on steady recovery path throughout 2021 ‘ FG


Insecurity is our toughest challenge, says Mohammed

MC Oluomo’s alleged bid to become Oba of Oshodi rejected

Southeast should produce President in 2023, says Ikpeazu

Kano-Kaduna rail project to be ready by December 2022, says Amaechi

Buhari on NDDC audit: we will recover every stolen funds

Buhari orders IOCs to remit contributions to NDDC

Electoral Bill: National Assembly to delete direct primary

Ikpeazu sees business opportunities in Sambisa forest

NCAA to refund N3.743b, U.S$71,223 to govt treasury, says AuGF

U.S. Consulate awarded $1.02m to Nigeria’s CSOs in 2021

Lagos leads as first-dose COVID vaccination count hits 10m

Population explosion responsible for COVID-19 surge in FCT’

Crossover night: CAN directs churches to operate at 50% capacity

‘Increasing petrol pump price invitation to crisis’

Disquiet as SIM-NIN linking deadline lapses today

Naira to fall below N570/$ as travelers, businesses resume dollar scramble

MC Oluomo’s alleged bid to become Oba of Oshodi rejected

Southeast should produce President in 2023, says Ikpeazu

Tinubu condoles with Ganduje, Sharia Council over Datti Ahmed’s demise

Kano-Kaduna rail project to be ready by December 2022, says Amaechi

Buhari on NDDC audit: we will recover every stolen funds

Buhari orders IOCs to remit contributions to NDDC

Brace for more challenges, CDS Irabor tells military

Electoral Bill: National Assembly to delete direct primary

Arewa group backs Masari’s move against bandits

NCAA to refund N3.743b, U.S$71,223 to govt treasury, says AuGF

Sharia council president Datti Ahmad is dead

‘Nigeria has highest rate of abortion in the world’

INEC yet to release CTC after Anambra election


Police gun down 38 bandits in Katsina

Buhari mourns Shari’a council chair, Datti Ahmed

Buhari directs release of outstanding NDDC funds

14 years after, Saminu Turaki returns to court over corruption allegations

Troops arrested 567 criminals in South-South in 2021 – DHQ

Governor Sule signs Nasarawa’s N110.8bn 2022 budget into law

Tanker driver found dead inside petrol compartment in Kano

Rape tops 2021 crime chart in Jigawa – Reports

Adamawa leaders reject proposed additional districts

Kidnappers free Ekiti chief, 2 others

Digital journalism, media ethics and responsible reporting


2021 fails to meet manufacturers’ expectations

Electoral Bill: Moving on from Buhari’s decision and Lawan’s excuse

Buhari vows to recover N6trn stolen NDDC funds, prosecute culprits

Crude Oil Prices could average $74/bbl in 2022 ‘ World Bank

2021 in review: Nigeria stocks’ gain nears N1trn mark in 2021

Outlook for 2022: Oil workers face job loss on IOCs’ divestment


APC Europe asks Buhari to intervene, wants Buni Committee to conduct national convention, presidential primary

NFF appoints Jose Mourinhos choice, Jose Peseiro as new Super Eagles coach

Defend Themselves, Masari Tells Residents

Candidates Below 18 Not Required To Produce Vaccination Card For UTME -JAMB


FG Lists 100 Achievements Of Buhari’s Govt In 2021

Buhari Vows To Recover Every Kobo Stolen From NDDC

Government Can Deal With Insurgents, Bandits If It Wants To ‘ Bakare

Obaseki Enjoins Nigerians To Join Govt In Providing Amenities For Communities

Delta Plans Legislation On Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution

Senate Begins Investigation Into Fraudulent Award Of N7.5bn In NPA

Biggest Challenge Of Buhari’s Govt In 2021 Was Insecurity ‘ Lai Mohammed

Operation Burst Raids Hide-Outs, Recovers 23 iPhones From Suspect


Policeman killed as unknown gunmen attack event Center in Anambra

Security, economy: Buhari has performed well, says Lai Mohammed

Arrest, prosecute attackers of Zamfara PDP congress,Atiku tells IGP

Body of S’Africa’s anti-apartheid hero, Tutu, arrives St.George’s Cathedral

Salvaging the fate of 27 buildings in Amawbia

Masks Will Be Mandatory Outdoors in Paris from Friday

Resource Control: Ozekhome faults OBJ on ownership of oil, gas

Masari: I’ll lift ban on telecom services before January

Nigerian firm set to produce fibre optic cables

Startup: 100,000 drivers to benefit from mobility tech’s $31m funding

Corporate governance: NCC mulls guidelines for interconnect debt

Manufacturing sector stunted by macro-economic challenges


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