News Headlines Dec 15, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 15, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


UK to Remove Nigeria, 10 Other Countries from Travel Red List Wednesday
Nigeria’s Public Debt Rises by N2.5tn to N38tn
UAE Backs down, Gives Air Peace Flight Slots to Dubai
After Destroying LG System, Leading to Insecurity, Govs Working to Scuttle Electoral Reform
NSA Names Three Islamic Groups Fueling Terrorist Organisations
House Probes Alleged 257 Duplicated Projects Worth N20bn Uncovered by ICPC
475 Traffickers Jailed for Drug Offences
Ikpeazu Presents N147.8bn Budget for 2022 Fiscal Year
Court Upturns Demotion of Associate Professor of FUO, Awards N5m Damages
Senator Onor Declares Interest in Cross River Governorship
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
Father of Four Rapes Daughter in Kwara
New Abuja Infrastructure Devt Project to Gulp N117bn
Tension in Edo Community over Return of Illegal Miners
Police Arrest 18-year-old Girl for Attempted Murder
New Abuja Infrastructure Devt Project to Gulp N117bn
UK to Remove Nigeria, 10 Other Countries from Travel Red List Wednesday
Nigeria’s Public Debt Rises by N2.5tn to N38tn
Insecurity: Buhari Meets with Nasarawa, Taraba Govs
Kwara Gov Unveils Residents Registration Agency, Card Project
AbdulRazaq Signs Executive Order to Ease Kwara Business Climate
Buhari: Nigeria will Redeem All Pledges Made to ECOWAS
FG, UNDP Applaud AbdulRazaq as Kwara Launches 10-year Sustainable Development Plan
Omicron: PDP Chieftain Lauds FG for Placing UK, Canada, Saudi-Arabia on…
Air Peace to Resume Flight to Makurdi December 17
Senate Amends Standing Rules, Okays Simple Majority for Electing Presiding Officers
Masari Canvasses Collaboration among N’ West States against Insecurity
NDDC: Will Buhari Leave a Legacy of Illegality?
2023: Akeredolu Insists on Southern President
Osinbajo Calls for Implementation of Economic Plans
UAE Backs down, Gives Air Peace Flight Slots to Dubai
Yuletide : FRSC to Deploy 1,060 Personnel for Traffic Control in…
2023: Group Roots for Saraki Presidency
Buhari Seeks Senate’s Confirmation of Taraba Nominee, Sambo, as Minister
Ekiti Donates N54m to Poor Patients to Offset Medical Bills
As Ogun Awaits Buhari’s Visit…
Nigeria’s Real Independence Hinges on Tech Advancement, Says Ayade
BPE Promises Smooth Conclusion of Health Sector Reform
Micro Pension Scheme: PFAs Register 72,846 Contributors in 3 Years, Plan…
Financing Rubber to Catalyse Growth
Cititrust Supports Living Fountain Orphanage, Holds Retreat
Stock Market Down 0.22%on Profit-taking in GTCO, 17 Others
Flutterwave Announces Second Edition of Trade Fair
APM Terminals Investment in Apapa Hits N180 billion
Ekiti 2022 and The Intriguing Battles Over Zoning
The Ekiti ‘Osuaite’ Who will be Governor
Navy’s Fleet Recapitalisation Drive Gets Huge Boost
Yuletide: FRSC Intensifies Effort to Checkmate Road Accidents
Sahara Foundation Boosts Access to Clean Energy at Lagos Police Station
Making a Bold Statement
NFF Awaits Napoli Doctor’s Final Words on Osimhen’s AFCON Appearance
Salah Left out of FIFA Fifpro World 11 Nominees
MFM FC Relocate to Mobolaji Johnson Arena
NBBF’s Reconciliatory Committee Submits Report
Madrid to Delay Mbappe Approach Till after UCL Clash
NBA Names Gbemisola Abudu Head of New Nigeria Office
EkoExcel’s Pursuit for Quality Education in Lagos Schools
Ex-UNILAG VC Identifies Environment as Obstacle to Quality Research
Rewarding Teachers on Earth Not in Heaven
Starfield School Proprietress Makes Case for Sports
Olubando: American University of Beirut Prepared Me to Face Life with Confidence
20 Years of the Power Question

The Nation

We will resist plot to kill public varsities, says ASUU
‘No going back on strike’ Union: Fed Govt has again reneged on its agreement with us…
2023: I am still consulting, says Tinubu
Lawmakers targets of attacks during Yuletide, says DSS
I tried to revive my wife, Dane tells court
Woman, hospital workers arrested for selling newborns
Herbalist threatens to kill client for presenting fake human skull
Stop extorting people, group threatens Anambra police
Editorial: Ominous Threat
Marketers restate resolve to fight vandals
IPMAN: Insecurity threat to economy
The last of Awo’s cavalrymen
How to improve medicare at LASUTH
Insecurity as Buhari’s albatross
Gunmen kill three in Anambra
Stop extorting people, group threatens Anambra police
Mohammed Inuwa Wushishi (1940 –2021)
IPMAN: Insecurity threat to economy
475 jailed for drug offences in three months
Eight held over Plateau killings
Sanwo-Olu inaugurates 18-classroom school, recreational…
AbdulRazaq signs executive order to ease Kwara business climate
31 get Rotary’s N1.5m grant
Arsenal strip Aubameyang of captaincy
Plateau sweeps 3rd Anti-Corruption Marathon Race
Rohr’s sack: Onigbinde, Adepoju fault NFF on timing
‘Soyinka told me to prepare for war on my autobiography’APC miracle would have been difficult without Tinubu, says AkandeAPC didn’t have ‘restructuring’ in its 2015 manifesto, says AkandeAkande: I never gave, took a bribe in public office

The Punch

Private sector fears job losses, firms’ closure over planned taxes, tariffs
Omicron: Lagos to begin errant inbound passengers’ prosecution to curb spread
‘7,000 Ayade’s aides must register in APC Jan 1 or risk sacking’
Celestial pastor arraigned for alleged rape of pregnant teenager, granted bail
Witchcraft: Rivers grandmother suffering from dementia stripped naked
Kwara guard rapes daughter, 18, in gatehouse, blames devil
Fake oil magnate jailed 175 years for defrauding American of $629,287
FG confirms UAE’s slots for Air Peace, airline awaits letter
Nigeria’s debt rises by N2.54tn in three months, hits N38tn, says DMO
Nigeria’s oil production increases by 2.55 million barrels – OPEC
$235bn investments lost over delay in Petroleum Industry Act – Sylva
Bamidele picks Ekiti gov form, says Fayemi deserves worthy successor
APC threatens to sack 7,000 Ayade’s appointees
2023 Presidency: I won’t reject calls to contest, says Tinubu
No court case by Ozigbo against Anambra gov election, says PDP
Aribo eyes best Rangers scoring record
Okoye will be fit for AFCON
I didn’t allow NFF officials influence my selection –Rohr
NBA names Abudu head of Nigerian office
Yemen child killed by gunfire after football win
Burna Boy, Wizkid release new song, B.D’or
Mr. P hospitalised after rehearsals, postpones P-Square’s comeback show
I felt like I was dying first 25 weeks of pregnancy — Mo’Cheddah
International magazine rejected my pictures for looking ‘too glamorous’ –Chimamanda Adichie


At Sam Nda-Isaiah’s First Memorial: Call For Assent To Electoral Bill Resonates
NSA Names Groups Backing Terrorists
Omicron: UK Removes Nigeria, 10 Others From Travel Red List
PROMOTIONAL: 2021: Against All Odds, CBN Weathers The Storm
Trimble Hosts Stakeholder Dialogue On Accelerating Economic Growth In Nigeria
Savannah Energy Signs Share Purchase Agreement With Exxon Mobil
New AEDC Board, Interim Mgt Assume Office
Nigeria’s Green Bond Market Value Hits N55bn
Access Bank Rewards Customers With Gifts
Controversy Trails Akande’s Account Of Osinbajo’s Emergence As VP
Omicron: UK Removes Nigeria, 10 Others From Travel Red List
Nigeria Not Heading For Collapse – Ayu
New AEDC Board, Interim Mgt Assume Office
Heartland Thumb Up Uzodimma, Set For New NPFL Season
Eguavoen’ll Compound Super Eagles’ Woe – Gara Gombe
Minister Restates Commitment To Sports Infrastructure Devt

The Sun

Nigeria’s debt hits N38.005trn –DMO
Nigeria’s only large-scale commercial gold mine is in Osun –Oyetola
DSS warns sponsors of kidnapping, banditry
Auto crash claims 14 in Bayelsa
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
Fireworks in Senate over revenue control
Senate amends own rules, settles for simple majority option
Opeyemi picks form, insists he’s most deserving to succeed Fayemi
Makinde’s ex-chief of staff joins Oyo Central senatorial race
My successor will defend people of Rivers – Wike
IPAC elects new national executive council
Subsidy removal‘ll free funds for infrastructural development –OPS
Pernod Ricard Nigeria launches drink-driving initiative to educate commercial drivers
Nembe Oil Spill: Abureni Kingdom demands attention from Aiteo, govt
APM Terminals investment in Apapa hits N180 billion
AFCON 2021: Rangers begs NFF to delay Aribo, Bassey, Balogun arrival
Dickson to unveil Nanaye Dickson Traditional Wrestling Tournament
NRCSF, NSC reunite for growth of sailng in Nigeria
Ndidi tops Chelsea’s wishlist
U-20 W/Cup Qualifiers: Congo withdraws, Falconets through next round
NRCSF, NSC reunite for sailing growth in Nigeria
AFCON 2021: Faleke donates to ANFASSC, assures support for tourneyA minister’s incredible sources (2)
Wayas’ waltz across history’s stage
Where is Nigeria going?
Nigeria Air: Another APC gambit?
Nasarawa Assembly to pass 2022 budget before end of the month, say Speaker.
Consumption borrowing wrong move…NSIA tells FG
Youth Groups issue ultimatum to FG over insecurity
FCT minister flags off housing project for 100,000 residents
Gani Adams tasks S’West’s leaders on recovery of Yoruba race lost glory
We’ll ensure implementation of 2020 MoA even with our blood, ASUU toll FG


I won’t turn down calls to run for president in 2023 ― Tinubu
FG debunks reports on Federal High Court judgment on Ikoyi…
UK removes Nigeria, South Africa, nine others from red list
New finance bill: FG proposes 5 years jail term for…
Confusion over UAE’s ban on passengers from Nigeria
MTN, Mafab win bid for Nigeria’s 5G spectrum
Reps set up ad-hoc committee to probe alleged release of bandits, kidnappers
North-East governors meet over insecurity, economy
Nigeria’s public debt stock hits N38.005trn
Sanwo-Olu unveils 774 housing units at Sangotedo
Bauchi speaker pledges more support to students for tertiary education
COVID-19: Over 5,000 textile dealers driven out of business in Kwara
Ogun announces passage of Olowu of Owu
We’ll bask in Makinde’s glory to begin PDP’s rescue mission from Oyo Central ― Ilaka
NMA raises the alarm over assault on doctors in Niger
Victim’s alleged enforced disappearance: NHRC panel vows not to sweep case under carpet
Insecurity: Plans to close IDP camps in Maiduguri poses danger to returnees ― Amnesty International
NAMA commences implementation of free routing airspace
Senator Sandy Onor declares interest for Cross River governorship in 2023
Flight Row: Gbajabiamila applauds UAE, UK decisions
APM Terminals investment in Apapa hits N180bn
North-East governors meet over insecurity, economy
Bauchi speaker pledges more support to students for tertiary education
COVID-19: Over 5,000 textile dealers driven out of business in Kwara
Armed Robbers Invade Three Banks, Kill Two Persons In Kogi
Ondo pastor docked over alleged rape of pregnant lady
Niger Police repels bandits attack on Wamba community, recovers three…
Mother, nurse in police net for allegedly selling newborn baby for…
Transparency Group Commends Anti-Corruption Drive At NEPZA
GTBank selloff dips stock market by 0.2 per cent
Collaborations key to fixing challenges of e-business industry in…
Alerzo: A new lifeline to Nigerian MSMEs
ID Cards: Reps’ Challenge To Immigration, NIMC
Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. And The Burden Of Parenting

The Guardian

FG puts retaliation on hold as row with UAE gets messier
Stop politicising insecurity, Obasanjo, Sultan, others warn leaders
EFCC, NYSC ban unvaccinated employees, corps members
Rohr lost Super Eagles’ job to indiscipline, poor management, says Pinnick
Nigeria issues 5G licences to two operators
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
Nigeria owes N38tr, seeks fresh $5.8bn external loan, $10m grant
Taliban blamed for at least 72 extrajudicial killings: UN
Leaders from Nigeria, others join civil societies in push for open government reforms
Police arrest 18-year-old student for poisoning guardian in Ogun
Buhari replaces minister, assures ECOWAS of better representation
Father of Man United’s Shola Shoretire wants son in Super Eagles
Teslim Balogun Stadium gets new hospitality suite, other facilities
Frustrated Rohr admits to gloomy future, predicts excellent AFCON outing for Eagles
Man City rout Leeds with magnificent seven as virus fears mount
Champions League last 16 draw at a glance
Premier League increases testing as Covid ravages schedule
Fiscal policies drag 10 projects capable of driving gas production by 40%
#EndSARS: Truth, disputation and moral responsibility
Bullying and cultism in schools
Stakeholders canvass single window to facilitate AfCFTA
Living and dying young in Buhari’s Nigeria
Fiscal policies drag 10 projects capable of driving gas production by 40%
Makinde flags off N8bn independent power project
Use technology to boost power sector performance, experts advise

Daily Trust

Zannah Mustapha Emerges Finalist As American Who Cares For The Homeless Wins CNN Hero Award
Despite Health Implications, FCT Butchers Still Use Tyres To Process Animals
How Women Use Monthly Stipends To Fix Boreholes In Nasarawa
Daura’s ‘Illegal’ Rehabilitation Centre No Longer Accepts Recalcitrant Children – Proprietor
Commission Vows To End Killings In Southern Kaduna
115 Women, Youths Trained On Rice Parboiling Technique In Kaduna
2 Rescued From Engine Oil Processing Plant Explosion In Kano
Hisbah Tasks Residents On Graveyards’ Management In Jigawa
Al-Istiqama Varsity Holds Maiden Female Lecture Series
After Kano Chronicle Report, Kureken-Sani Bypass Project Is Completed
How Cocoa Festival Rekindles Farmers’ Hope In Osun
EndSARS: I Lost N5m, Contemplating Suicide — Widow
Broadcaster Empowers Ace Yoruba Actor, 150 Others
280 Students Get Scholarship In Ondo
Lawmaker Distributes Fertilisers Worth N200m To Farmers
Finance Ministry, Customs ‘Fight’ Over Autonomy
Bashir: Man Behind Mafab Communications, 5G License Winner
TSA: FG Unleash Anti-Corruption Agencies On Banks
Cititrust Donates To Orphans, Rewards Employees
Pensioners Receive N17bn Unfunded Liabilities 30yrs After
Borrow To Invest, Not Consume – NSIA Boss Tells FG
Public Procurement Practitioners Call For Accelerated Legislation
Reps Approve N2.4trn External Borrowings For FG
Understanding The Intrigues Of Airfares
Competition On South African Routes As SAA Relaunches Flights To Lagos
Expert Seeks Action On Road Authority, Transportation Policy
It Is Profitable To Invest In Nigeria’s Transport Infrastructure – Osinbajo
Ramaphosa’s Visit Births New Era In Nigeria-S/Africa Relations
Raising Taxes Whilst Incomes Are Pressured: The Dilemma Of Nigerian Government
Letter To Mr President
2023 Election Guide: Do Not Vote Fluctuating Desperados
FG, Revisit NYSC Orientation Course
EDITORIAL: Let Us Make Our Waterways Safer
National Order Of Precedence — An Observation
Nigeria’s Debt Hits N38trn – DMO
Petrol: NNPC Dismisses Scarcity, Says 2bn Litres In Stock
Buhari’s Mistakes Worsened Insecurity, Says Kwakwanso
Omicron: UK Removes Nigeria, Others From Red List
Monguno Lists Religious Groups ‘Backing Terrorism’ In Nigeria
UAE Bows To Pressure, Gives Air Peace 7 Slots At Its Airports
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
2023: I Won’t Turn Down Calls For Presidency – Tinubu
APC Was Put Together To Make Buhari President – SGF
Search For My Successor, Wike Urges Rivers Elders
Bauchi APC Crisis: Court Stops Misau’s Inauguration As Chair
Ekiti Gov’ship: Sen Bamidele Picks APC Nomination Form
Omicron: UK Removes Nigeria, Others From Red List
I Was Once A Taxi Driver, Says Russian President


2023: I won’t turn down your calls, Tinubu assures Nigerians
BREAKING: Nigeria, 10 others taken off UK’s Omicron red list
Removal from UK red list a welcome development, but… — FG
NSA names religious organisations backing terrorist groups in Nigeria
Delta inaugurates c’ttee on anti-open grazing law
New Tribe urges Nigerians to imbibe new positive mindset
Kano govt is according Social Protection implementation utmost priority — TWG Chair
Ejovi’s bride, Erhuvwujero bags chieftaincy title
Court dismisses 11 of 20 fraud charges against former FCT Minister’s son
No amount of money builds a nation
Alleged forgery: arraignment of Fani-Kayode stalled
Road Safety: Dangote Cement targets accident-free transportation
We’ll fulfill promises we made, Buhari assures ECOWAS Parliament
Retirement should be enjoyed, not endured
NYSC membership not right for immunity, crime — DG
Why Ethiopia must not fall apart
Restoring Nigeria’s top African investment status
Oyo Assembly passes N294.7bn 2022 Budget
COVID-19: NYSC vaccinates 1,404 corps members deployed to Borno
Man, 33, docked for allegedly chasing road users with iron rod
Troops kill 6 Boko Haram insurgents, recover arms in Adamawa
Covid-19: Between religion, science and common sense
Uzodimma has no passion for Imo ― Okorocha
Of telecoms shutdown, truth and reviews
Synergy displayed by NEGF helped in gradual return of peace — Zulum
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
Covid-19 protocols: Ganduje inaugurates taskforce to enforce compliance in hotels, recreational facilities
Allow parties to decide mode of primary election – PDP chieftain
Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Dosunmu is dead
Arrested kidnappers in Imo: We saw human heads, roasted bodies in camps — Security agencies
Burna Boy, Wizkid team up in new single
Arrest of 30 kidnappers in Imo: We saw human heads, roasted bodies in their camp — Security agencies
Senate amends rules, approves simple majority for Electing Presiding Officers
Our members now cab drivers, farmers to make ends meet – ASUU
Insecurity: It’s heartbreaking, north in quagmire despite predominance of top security heads — Kano LG Chair
FG to liquidate outstanding pension arrears – Minister
22 months unpaid salaries: FG putting our members under Psychological duress —ASUU
Delta inaugurates c’ttee on anti-open grazing law
I spent 28 years on death row because of N17,650 – Onwuche, 68- Yr-Old cook
Uzodimma has no passion for Imo ― Okorocha
Insecurity: It’s heartbreaking, north in quagmire despite predominance of top security heads — Kano LG Chair
Man, 33, docked for allegedly chasing road users with iron rod
Troops kill 6 Boko Haram insurgents, recover arms in Adamawa
18-year-old girl allegedly poisons her guardian in Ogun
Man blames devil after raping 18-year-old daughter in Ilorin
Ederson attributes 100th clean sheet milestone to team effort
Kante, Chalobah return to Chelsea training after injury lay-off
Stripping Aubameyang of captaincy was a painful decision to make – Arteta
Arsenal say Aubameyang will no longer be club captain
Rohr: I’m not sure timing of sack is good – Mutiu Adepoju
FG collects 7trn through TSA
Nigeria’s public debt hits N38trn
Debt: Let’s borrow big, as rich men — NSIA boss
MTN’s public offer of 575m shares ends
MTN, MAFAB win 5G licenses @$273.6m
Pantami seeks formulating security policies with technology mindset
Bidding: 5G license to surpass GSM, as round 11 climbs to $275,904
Of telecoms shutdown, truth and reviews

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