News Headlines Dec 16, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 16, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


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
New Abuja Infrastructure Devt Project to Gulp N117bn
APM Terminals Investment in Apapa Hits N180 billion
Report: Only 6% of Nigerians Use MFBs as Primary Place of Banking
Jiti Ogunye: AISOP Policy Should be Revisited for Nigeria’s Economic Growth
How Fidelity Bank is Fostering Financial Inclusion
When Plea of Res Judicata Will Arise in a Subsequent Case
LBS Becomes First Academic Institution to Get ISO 9001:2015 Certification
Fanfare as Sanwo-Olu. Inaugurates18-Classroom School, Recreational Facilities in Elemoro
Vento Furniture Builds Toilets for Abuja School
Queensland Academy Celebrates Inaugural Hackfest Contest

The Nation

CBN’s, AFC’s, NSIA’s N1tr for Lagos-Ibadan, other roads
Presidency knocks Obasanjo, others over attacks on Buhari
#EndSARS protesters’ request: Police salary goes up by 20%
14 die in Osun, Oyo accidents
Bandits demand levies from Niger farmers
Army dismisses ISWAP’s yuletide attack threat
Ondo chief shot dead over farmland
No-holds-barred!: Lawal Ogienagbon
How APC can conduct successful convention, by Musa
Moro’s doctrine
Nigeria’s family canker
Olatunji Ololade
‘Builders of collapsed Ikoyi building not certified’
Sacks of cartridges, smuggled petrol intercepted in Benue
Drunken policeman arrested in Osun
Gunmen kill lawmaker, abduct travellers in Kaduna
14 die in Osun, Oyo accidents
Bandits demand levies from Niger farmers
It’s unethical for loan firms to shame, embarrass cutsomers –…
CBN to banks: look beyond profit, support economy
TSA: Govt compiles list of erring banks, MDAs for sanction
Finance Bill: RMAFC, FIRS disagree over power to collect,…
Bobrisky unveils Aso-Ebi ahead N450m mansion party
Four actors who have featured in movies with their children
Lateef Adedimeji, Bimpe Oyebade finally announce wedding
EPL to enforce new Covid measures
Alhassan Yusuf, Nwakali tipped for 2021 AFCON

How Tinubu and I came to trust each other, by Akande
‘I was bowled over by Awolowo’s sense of humour’
‘My wife’s death left me emotionally empty’‘
Friends used my home for romantic escapades’‘

The Punch

Iniubong Umoren: Court refuses to grant second, third defendants bail
Senator kicks as NPC budgets N400bn for May 2022 census
Premier League table after Wednesday’s matches
NANS South-West kicks against national’s failure to conduct new election
FIFPRO World XI: Oshoala out, Onguene in
#NorthisBleeding protests: FG under attack as DSS, police disperse, arrest demonstrators
Lagos diploma holder filmed jumping into lagoon, family searches for body
Cases rise, 107 inbound passengers test positive for COVID-19 in one week
Rape victim’s father remanded over N800,000 compensation, Rivers rapist lands in custody
Woman jailed seven years for stealing, selling baby for N300,000, accomplices remanded
Drunk cop detained, undergoing orderly room trial in Osun
Two policemen killed, 21 arrested as Anambra Keke operators protest killings, abductions
Prices continue to soar as NBS says inflation dropped in Nov
We’ll toll roads to repay infrastructure debts – Emefiele
FG debt servicing gulps N2.49tn in nine months – DMO report
National Assembly misses target on 2022 budget passage
Our leaders interested in sharing money, not serving citizens – Ohuabunwa
Ondo-Ore highway deplorable, turning to bandits’ haven –Rep
Nasarawa group tackles Sule over appointments, alleges marginalisation
Zamfara Assembly recalls two members suspended for backing bandits
Napoli doctors to visit Osimhen in Eagles camp
Omicron variant may force CAF to cancel AFCON
Celebrities mourn as actor Karibi Fubara dies
2021: Baba Suwe, Sound Sultan, other celebrity deaths that shook entertainment industry

The Sun

Ghana’s strict COVID-19 testing not meant to harass Nigerians – Envoy
Police arrest 26 as Hisbah, youths clash in Kano
Buhari gets fresh $5.8bn loan
Olu of Warri tasks Niger Delta leaders to unite
Don’t set Nigeria on fire, FG warns Obasanjo, critics
Tension as bandits kill Kaduna lawmaker
FEC approves 20% salary increase for Nigeria Police
COVID-19 has eroded SDGs achievements, FG laments
Don’t abort fuel subsidy, make it transparent -NLC
Okpara’s first son dies
Group to Buhari: Nigeria’s future threatened, be more accessible to citizens views
Behind our recent diplomatic victories
2023: Ayu’s NWC and PDP’s many headaches
Stop begging northerners for power shift, support Biafra restoration, IPOB tells Ohanaeze
APC has set Nigeria 20 years backward –Wike
Haphazard project implementation, vainglory reasons for Nigeria’s underdevelopment – Obong Victor Attah
2023: 3 PDP NASS members, educationist join Cross River guber race
Nigeria ranks 1st in global OGP
FG, France move to mitigate carbon effect in Nigeria
NCC addressing infrastructure deficit –Danbatta
We won’t allow substandard automotive imports into Nigeria –FG
Inflation drops to 15.40% in Nov
World Athletics confirms May 28, 2022 date for Okpekpe Road Race
My sack good for Super Eagles –Rohr
…Why we sacked him –Amaju
…NFF expresses gratitude to Rohr
Okoye pays respect to sacked Eagles coach
Rohr assembles lawyers to fight NFF
Teslim Balogun stadium now FIFA standard –Manager
Eguavoen alters Super Eagles AFCON list
Watford fears Dennis could get AFCON
Building collapse in Nigeria: Matters arising (1)
Sit-tight syndrome
This spendthrift government and its 2023 plot
Humans, the most destructive creatures on earth
Lamentations after self-imolation in northern Nigeria
Double standard, not ‘standards’
Banditry, kidnapping and Osun 2014 security architecture
Father Omega: Reverend Father of revolutionary music
FG, France move to mitigate carbon effect in Nigeria
NCC addressing infrastructure deficit –Danbatta
How Wizkid, Olamide, Joeboy, others topped Boomplay charts
Tommy Hilfiger launches Fall 21 collections in Port Harcourt
Coca-Cola bags two awards at the 2021 SERAS

Daily Trust

How 21-Year-Old Lagos Resident Ended His Life In The Lagoon After Sending A Message To His 1-Year-Old Child
Nigeria Is Tired Of Buhari And Buhari Is Tired Of Nigeria
Inter Milan Set To End Eriksen Contract
Hamilton Knighted By Prince Charles
Electoral Bill: Uncertainty As Timeline For Buhari’s Assent Elapses Sunday
5 Corps Members, 7 Labourers Die In Yobe, Oyo Auto Crashes
Your Claim Of Releasing N52.12bn To Us Deceptive, ASUU Hits FG
EFCC: We’ve Traced Fresh $72.87 Million To Diezani In Fidelity Bank
Kannywood Actor, Sani SK, Is Dead
FEC Approves New Salary Structure For Police
Senate Approves Buhari’s $5.8bn 2018-2020 External Borrowing Request
TD Jakes To Minister At Akwa Ibom Carol Service
Nigeria Gets $98m Islamic Bank Loan To Boost Bilingual Education
Lai: If Not For Buhari, Terrorists Would Have Declared Islamic State In Nigeria
Your Claim Of Releasing N52.12bn To Us Deceptive, ASUU Hits FG
Senate Approves Buhari’s $5.8bn 2018-2020 External Borrowing Request
DSS, Police Seal Kano Press Centre Over Planned Protest
FG Committed To Rejigging Electricity Industry For Sufficient Power Supply
FCTA Begins New District Devt, Hands Over Site To Gwagwa Concession Coy
Finance Ministry, Customs ‘Fight’ Over Autonomy
TSA: FG Unleash Anti-Corruption Agencies On Banks
Cititrust Donates To Orphans, Rewards Employees


FG Blasts Leaders Criticising Buhari Over Insecurity
FEC okays 20 percent pay increase for police officers
JUST IN: Ventura Mall in Ibadan gutted by fire
Northern Christian Elders, PFN kick against Muslim-Muslim…
Seizure of assets: Appellate court grants Jimoh Ibrahim leave to re-file applications
Its high time citizens bears arms for protection – Masari
Court Upholds Baba Ijesha’s Confessional Statement As Prosecution Closes Case
Woman who sold child for N300,000 bags 7-year imprisonment in Ondo
Joint border patrol team seizes 550 cartridges, prohibited items
7 labourers die, 19 others injured as truck carrying them somersaults…
Ogun Committed To Providing Affordable Housing, Reducing Poverty ― Gov…
Bankers promise easy access to credit in 2022
Stock market rebounds by 0.1 per cent amidst mixed activities
Inflation rate falls to 15.40%, says NBS
Editorial: The Nembe Oil Spill
As Buhari Visits Ogun…
Zero emission target: Nigeria should ‘follow, follow with open…
Despite possible shortcomings, direct primary better —APC stalwart
On Friends With Benefits
Economic woes crushing homes
Story On Ojukwwu Varsity Generating N3.1bn In 10 Months Untrue —Management
Govt upgrades Ojukwu Varsity Hospital School of Nursing to College
Varsity/Poly Dichotomy: Sign bill into law, ASUP charges Buhari
‘Consult old students’ associations before appointing principals’
Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy My Inspiration In Music Industry ― BRAIN

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