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News Headlines Dec 1, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


NNPC: Global Attack on Fossil Fuel Investment Will Continue to Worsen Energy Crisis
Lagos White Paper Rips Apart Panel’s Report on #EndSARS
Canada Bans Travellers from Nigeria, Egypt, Malawi over Omicron Fears
Breaking: Lagos Releases White Paper on Lekki Panel Report
Breaking: Canada Bans Travelers from Nigeria, Egypt, Malawi over Omicron Fears
NNPC: Global Attack on Fossil Fuel Investment Will Continue to Worsen Energy Crisis
Lagos White Paper Rips Apart Panel’s Report on #EndSARS
Court Nullifies Banishment of Deposed Emir, Sanusi
Canada Bans Travellers from Nigeria, Egypt, Malawi over Omicron Fears
WHO: 1,300 Persons Die Daily from AIDS in Africa
Buhari: Heavy Punishment Awaits Corrupt Public Servants
NAFDAC Targets 70% Reduction of Nigeria’s Pharmaceutical Imports by 2025
Osinbajo Seeks Seamless Forex Regime to Attract Foreign Investors
W’Bank Director: Nigeria Must Consider Opportunity Cost of Fuel Subsidy
300,000 Children Newly Infected with HIV
Nigeria Mulls Maritime Strategy to Boost Blue Economy as 33 African…
Omicron COVID-19: Clarion Call for Vaccine Equity, Says Okonjo-Iweala
MTN’s N97 Billion Public Offer Opens Today
SGF: 60 % of FG’s Overhead in Three Years Wasted on…
NEC Okays 2022 Finance Bill, Seeks Aggressive Domestic Revenue Drive
Buhari Mourns Murdered Policemen, Assures Peace would Return to Troubled Areas
AfDB President Cautions FG against Tax Increment
Police Parade Transnational Car Theft Syndicate, 27 Crime Suspects
Senators Bicker over Army Recruitment
IPOB, ESN Deny Beheading Policemen, Accuse FG of Plotting to Implicate…
Insecurity: House Urges FG to Address Banditry Attacks in Niger
Court Jails Ex-convict for 28 Years for Cyber Fraud in Kwara
Boat Mishap Claims over 40 Lives in Kano
Police Rescue Girl Locked up for Months by Guardian
Malami Sets Up Committee to Probe Alleged Sales of FG’s Property
Jos Prison Attack: Armed Men Overpowered Our Men, Says Controller-General
Drama as EFCC Re-arrests Fani-Kayode in Court
Ogun Orders Urgent Holiday in 12 Schools over Students’ Unruly…
Ekiti, US Varsity Partner on Patient-based Healthcare Delivery
Benue Decries Loss of Revenue Through Illegal Ways
Defamation: Journalist Drags Nasarawa, Newspaper to Court
Curbing Youth Restiveness through Empowerment
PFAs Performance in Challenging Economy
CBN Stops Banks from Processing Form ‘A’ Hard Copies, NCX on…
Abubakar Canvasses Efficient Technology for Rice Production
Chartered Institute of Taxation Defends Stance against New Taxes
Group Seeks Inclusion of Mushroom into CBN’s ABP, Eyes $45.3bn market
VATEBRA Rewards Best Performing Candidates, Schools in WASSCE 2020
Breaking: Lagos Releases White Paper on Lekki Panel Report
Commercial Activities Grounded in Onitsha, Nnewi over Prayers for Kanu
Senate Passes Nursing, Midwifery Act Amendment Bill
Innovative Products Needed to Sustain GDP Growth, SEC Tells Market Operators
Buhari Backs Women against Gender-based Violence
ICPC Uncovers 257 Duplicated Projects Worth N20bn in 2021 Budget
House Moves to Amend Customs, Excise Act
Buhari Mourns Murdered Policemen in S’East
Jailbreaks: Senate Summons Aregbesola, Malami, Nababa
WHO: 1,300 People Die Daily from AIDS in Africa
CDD: Security Agencies Killed 13,241 Nigerians in 10 Years
Court Nullifies Banishment of Deposed Emir Sanusi
Police Rescue Soldier, 15 Others Abducted by Boko Haram in Borno
Buhari: Heavy Punishment Awaits Corrupt Public Servants
Don’t Celebrate yet over Introduction of Four-day Working Week, CAN Urges…
Five Bandits, Man killed, Cows Stolen in Kaduna
Kwara-North Group Seeks Unity among Stakeholders
Buhari Approves New Hajj Office in Jeddah
Minister Calls for Amplifying Voices of SGBV Survivors, Prosecution of Perpetrators
New Police Commissioner Assumes Duty in Bauchi, Promises Proactive Policing Strategies
Economic, Social Activities Resume in Enugu after Cancellation of Sit-at-home
MPC as Enabler for Sustained Recovery
Dealing with Unemployment Challenge
WAICA-Re Poised to Fight against Effects of Climatic Change
Stock Market Close Lower on Profit-Taking by Investors
Obaseki’s Regeneration Project Gets Boost as Edo Cultivates 50, 000-hectare Oil…
Illiquidity: Banks’ Borrowing from CBN Rises by 315% to N24.53trn in…
Between Yahaya and Goje, No Retreat, No Surrender
Kayode Adaramodu and the Road to Ekiti 2022
North Central Zone and 2023 Presidency
How a Cashless Africa Could Strengthen the Economy of the Continent
Insecurity: Former Army Officer Makes Case for Humanitarian Organisation
Growing Nasarawa through Entrepreneurship
NFF Please Don’t Cost Nigeria a World Cup Ticket
Mancini Emerges as Candidate for Man Utd Job
No More Full-time Golf for Tiger Woods Again
Klopp Praises Van Dijk’s Brilliant Form Ahead Merseyside Derby
Odusanya Begins Title Defence at 53rd Asoju Oba Cup
College of Commerce Retains Zenith/Delta Principals’ Cup
Sokoto Varsity Matriculates 2,000 Students, Denounces Indecency
Buhari Tells Universities to Look for Alternative Funding
LASDRI Honours Greensprings’ Bus Driver for Safe Driving
Global Education Week: BIC Honours Exceptional Educators
NDDC to Rebuild School Destroyed Amid A’Ibom Communities Clash
State Judicial Panels can Indict Military and Police Officers
30 Years in Defence of Relevant Art

The Nation

Buhari orders ICPC to sanction corrupt civil servants…
Buhari, IPOB shocked by brutal execution of policemen
AfDB cautions Fed Govt against arbitrary tax increase
ICPC: 257 duplicated projects found in 2021 budget
White Paper: No arbitrary killings at Lekki Toll Gate
Myths, economic importance of Olumirin waterfalls
13-yr-old Kenyan singer emerges youngest winner of AFRIMA
EFCC re-arrests Fani Kayode in court
NEC endorses Finance Bill 2022
NUC’s approval of medical programmes excites Archbishop…
Politicians undermining BVAS deployment during polls, INEC alleges
Measures we’ve taken to make PIA work, by Sylva
Buhari, IPOB shocked by brutal execution of policemen
AfDB cautions Fed Govt against arbitrary tax increase
Femi Adebayo pairs Mr. Macaroni, Broda Shaggi Ile Alayo series
Netflix, Realness Institute to fund trainings with N29.6m
How Gulder Ultimate Search exposed Nigeria’s abundant tourism…
I didn’t know Jerusalema would be a global hit, says singer…
Idris Elba partners Nigerian filmmaker to secure Oscar…
Bandits’ errand boy among 32 arrested suspects
Robbers cart away money from Osun bank ATM
World Bank: tasking govt on fiscal prudence, subsidy removal
ANONYMOUS: Thanks for platform for concerned citizens provided by PenCom to allay their fears and express their…
PenCom rolls out 2020 industry report as PFAs post N136bn…
Valency boosts Nigeria’s commodities market with N7.24b
EDITORIAL: Subsidy palaver
Why internal wrangling persists in Osun APC
‘Aregbesola does not support division in Osun APC’
‘It’s a family affair that will be resolved…
How to improve medicare at LASUTH

The Punch

Lagos rejects panel’s casualty figure, says one killed in Lekki
Dennis should be recall to Eagles – Ex-star
Aruna eyes more success after Houston feat
Messi deserves seventh Ballon d’Or – Fashanu
Joshua admits Usyk’s loss weighs heavily on him
Compulsory vaccination: Workers demand March deadline, throng centres, FG insists on Dec 1
Lagos rejects panel’s casualty figure, says one killed in Lekki
Illegal recruitment: Buhari vows sanctions, ICPC indicts Ngige ministry, others
70% Nigerians get healthcare from private sector, says SFH
NDLEA destroys N50bn drugs, arrests 10,355 traffickers
UNILORIN student’s murder: Court dismisses suspects’ claim of forced statements
Hotel lodger stabs food seller’s stomach, nose over N400
Reps retain NIPOST’s powers over stamp duty in new amendment
Mushroom growers seek inclusion in CBN programme, eye $45.3bn market
Matawalle presents N160.2bn budget to Zamfara Assembly
Ogun plans N360bn IGR, Abiodun proposes N351bn budget
Ganduje-backed APC exco plans appeal against sacking
APC requires justice to restore peace, says chairmanship aspirant, Mustapha
APC: Court sides Shekarau faction, voids Ganduje’s ward congress
APC chieftain backs Igbo presidency
BBNaija star, Jaypaul, suffers ‘health issue’, takes break from physical activities
Singer Darey Art Alade, wife mark 15th wedding anniversary
Peace walk: It’ll be betrayal to accept Sanwo-Olu’s invite, Tweeps warn Falz, others
Apple Music Awards: Wizkid wins African Artiste of the Year


Students In 7 States To Benefit From FCMB Financial Literacy Training
Again, EFCC Invites Fani-Kayode Over Alleged Forgery
Buhari Has Performed More Than Other Nigerian Presidents – Amosun
EFCC Drags Ondo Speaker To Court Over Fraud Allegation
Usifo Ataga Had Wounds On Neck, Abdomen, Leg – Witness
Man Who Defiled 12-year-old Girl Gets Life imprisonment
WHO Urges ‘Rational’ Measures Against Omicron Variant
APC Can’t Afford To Field Unpopular Candidate In 2023 – Mustapha
NEC Okays Finance Bill 2022 To Boost Revenue Generation
Influential Nigerians Working Against Electronic Voting – INEC
HEALTH INSURANCE: Poor Services Put 12m Patients At Odds With Hospitals, HMOs
#ENDSARS: Lagos Releases White Paper, Debunks Lekki Killings
Uneasy Calm In Kano As Court Nullifies Former Emir Sanusi’s Banishment
2021 Budget Padded With 257 Projects Worth N20.138bn – ICPC
COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate For Federal Workers Begins
Buhari Has Performed More Than Other Nigerian Presidents – Amosun
APC Can’t Afford To Field Unpopular Candidate In 2023 – Mustapha
APC Denies Zoning Chairmanship To North Central
Students In 7 States To Benefit From FCMB Financial Literacy Training
Huawei Reiterates Commitment To Research, Development
Transportation, Panacea For Realising AfCFTA Objectives – Amaechi
CBN Automates Form A, NCX, Imposes N5,000 Charge
Passengers Demand Naming, Prosecution Of FAAN, Immigration Staff For Bribery
Borrowing Helped Nigeria Recover From Economic Shocks – DMO DG
CRFFN Should License Clearing Agents, Not Customs –Bello
WHO Urges ‘Rational’ Measures Against Omicron Variant
Nigeria, South Africa To Strengthen Bilateral Relation On Youth, Sports Development
[EDITORIAL] Secure Abuja-Kaduna And Other Highways

The Sun

Court declares banishment of deposed Kano emir, Sanusi, illegal
Ortom, Tiv youths at daggers drawn over ‘drunkards’ statement
Dozens killed in Kano boat mishap
NGE town hall meeting: Pro-democracy activists, scholars, students, others to lead conversation
2021 budget: ICPC uncovers 257 phony projects worth N20bn
Lagos govt’s White Paper faults EndSARS Panel Report, identifies many loopholes
Senators clash over lopsided Army recruitment
Police officer, FRSC special marshal killed in Ekiti bank robbery
Jos jailbreak: NCoS begins investigation, recaptures 17 more escapees
I won’t run APC as cabal – Chairmanship aspirant Mustapha Saliu
Filani hands over to Daramola as YPP chairman in Ekiti
Nasarawa PDP pours cold water on Gov. Sule’s achievement
Economy: Delta struggles to meet salary obligations
Ogun: Abiodun presents N350.7 billion ‘Budget of Restoration’ for 2022
Why Nigeria ditched global deal to reallocate $125 billion tax profits – FIRS
Africa Data Centres unveils new 10MW data facility in Lagos
Labana rice mills finally extends large production to Benin Republic
Akanbi, Odusanya win LSTTA tournament
NBBF congratulates D’Tigers after strong start
Crack in Aba Sports Club as member heads to court over election
More worries for Eagles as Okoye sustains shoulder injury
Aribo’s goal lifts Rangers past Livingston
NBBF elective Congress to hold January 30th
Dennis equals Cantona, Klinsmann’s EPL records
Sports ministry to facilitate creation of Skateboarding Federation in Nigeria
2021 AFCON qualification: Rohr demands $60,000 bonus
Okoye allays fears on shoulder injury
Bonfrère, Real Madrid coach apply for Rohr’s job
Chukwu, Okala, Odegbami storm Delta for novelty match
A minister’s personal struggles with the truth
Abdulsalami Abubakar: Man of honour
Fuel subsidy: Between ‘change’ and calamity
The man with a second eye
NEC endorses Finance Bill, 2022
We have reconciled Kano APC factions, Says Adamu Led Reconciliation Committee
Sanwo-Olu denounces leaked #EndSARS report, says govt action, decision would be based on law
Osun police arrest woman for maltreating foster child
Direct primaries not an additional burden on INEC beyond the Constitution
Economy: Delta struggles to meet salary obligations

Daily Trust

EndSARS: Lagos Releases White Paper, Rejects Recommendation On ‘Lekki Killings’
Toyota Nigeria To Assemble New Corolla Model
Lagos Insists On Physical Vehicle Inspection For Roadworthiness Certificate
APM Terminals Apapa Recycles Tyres For Pavement Blocks
NDLEA Destroys N50bn Illicit Drugs In Abuja
NSCDC Arrests Man, Dad For Defiling 13-Year-Old Daughter
Ex-Convict Jailed 28 Years For Impersonating Lecturer, Others
Kidnappers Abduct 5 In Kogi
Man Remanded For Setting Wife Ablaze
Court: Sacking Of Ganduje-Backed APC Exco Raises Dust In Kano
There Won’t Be Cabal Under Me As APC Chair – Mustapha
Direct Primaries: CSOs React To Buhari’s Letter To INEC Chair, Say Bill Should Be Signed
Like COVID, Social And Economic Challenges Also Mutate
Nondisclosure Of Status, A Major Challenge To Control HIV
Fighting Malaria Right
Insecurity: Nigerians Hope December Will Be A Turning Point
EDITORIAL: Reduce, Prevent HIV/AIDS Prevalence In Nigeria
Fuel Subsidy: No Fence To Sit On
Challenges Of France In Africa
College Of Commerce Warri Retains Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup
Ronaldo Hits Back At ‘Lies’ About Ballon D’Or Rivalry With Messi
Quadri Moves Up To 13th In Latest ITTF Ranking
Fintiri Dissolves Board Of Adamawa United
FCT Wallop Kebbi 7-0 In Int’l Day Of Disabled Persons Para-Soccer Tourney Opener
Tiger Woods Fighting To Return, ‘Grateful’ To Have Life, Leg
Shevchenko Trying To Block Emotions Ahead Of Milan Reunion
World AIDS Day: Nigeria’s HIV Response Still Donor Funded
20 Die As Boat Capsizes With 47 Pupils, Others In Kano
#EndSARS: No Killing At Lekki Tollgate, Lagos Counters Panel
B/Haram, Bandits, Secessionists Demanding Their Members’ Release From Prison-NCoS
EndSARS: Lagos Releases White Paper, Rejects Recommendation On ‘Lekki Killings’
Islamiyya Pupils Feared Dead As Boat Capsizes In Kano
Drama As Senators Walk Out On Panel Over ‘Lopsided Recruitment’ In Army
Falz, Mr. Macaroni Reject Sanwo-Olu’s Peace Walk Invite
Court Reinstates 75 Obas Sacked By Abiodun
Zulum: Why We Won’t Prosecute Repentant Boko Haram Fighters
Emir Of Ningi Loses Wife
Goje’s Aide Detained Over Facebook Post On APC Excos
‘Bandits May Destroy Super Tucano Jets In Niger’, Rep Cries Out
N250m Fund: Davido Gives Updates On How Orphanages Can Apply
EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Invites Falz, Mr. Macaroni, Seun Kuti For Peace Walk
CJN: We Won’t Rest Until Corruption Is Stamped Out Of Nigeria
Mourning Will Soon Be Over, Buhari Assures Nigerians
I’ll Sanction You, Buhari Warns Corrupt Public Servants
Fani-Kayode Arrested In Lagos Court, Moved To EFCC Custody
ICPC Indicts Ngige’s Ministry, UCH, For Illegal Job Recruitments
NYSC Deploys 2021 Corps Members In Anambra
Zulum: We Shall Restore Light In Maiduguri Within 30 Days
Sanusi’s Banishment From Kano Illegal, Court Rules
Kano APC Crisis: Shekarau’s Faction Defeats Ganduje’s In Court
Unvaccinated Corps Members May No Longer Have Access To Public Offices – NYSC DG
Toyota Nigeria To Assemble New Corolla Model
Lagos Insists On Physical Vehicle Inspection For Roadworthiness Certificate
APM Terminals Apapa Recycles Tyres For Pavement Blocks
UBA Foundation Projects Message Of Hope As Uzoka Lights Up Garden Ahead Of The Yuletide
Mangal Rakes In N11.8bn, Exit Oando Shares
Why More People Are Taking Interest In Coconut
I Lost Half Of My 50-Hectare Maize To Theft – Rep Member
FCT Minister Asks Abuja Residents To Plant Vegetables


Lagos White Paper Rubbishes Judicial Panel Report On Lekki…
(BREAKING) Omicron: Canada adds Nigeria, two other countries…
#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu calls for harmony, invites youths for…
Factional APC caretaker committee emerges in Abuja
Fuel price increment will compound hardship of Nigerians ―…
Umahi confirms death of missing road contractors
EFCC arrests Femi Fani-Kayode in Lagos court
Kano Assembly passes over N40bn 2021 supplementary budget bill
Senators stage walkout over alleged lopsided Army recruitment
Segalink, others silent as Falz, Mr Macaroni, Seun Kuti, Farotimi decline Sanwo-Olu’s invitation to join…
Counsel hails VAT judgement against CRSG in UAC suit
Benue govt warns LGAs to desist from multiple taxations
500 FUT Minna students win VC’s award for academic excellence
MTN announces sale of 575 million shares valued at N97.2 billion
Wike appears in court to testify in libel case against ThisDay
Over 500 crashes recorded in 10 months in Oyo ― FRSC
Ilana Omo Oodua quits NINAS as Akintoye resigns as chairman
Fasoranti’s daughter, Olakunrin, died after excessive blood loss, pathologist tells court
Banditry: Reps task FG on deployment of military to safeguard lives, national assets in Niger
Kano Assembly passes over N40bn 2021 supplementary budget bill
Man Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Allegedly Defiling 12-Year-Old Customer
Bandits, kidnappers not relocating to Kwara ― Police commissione
Ondo court sentences accountant to seven-year imprisonment over N7m…
Court sentences ex-convict to 28 years in jail for impersonation,…
Transcorp Posts N13.4bn PAT For Q3 2021
Equities investors gains N629bn in November amidst renewed interest
Yuletide: Beware of scammers, digital media practitioners warn online…
Nation-Building: Between Restructuring And Autonomy (II)
Legal Competence Of Panels Of Inquiry On The Police
2023 presidency: The manoeuvres in the North
PDP new leaders honing skills ahead of 2023

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