News Headlines Dec 16, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 16, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Shari’a Court Sentences Kano Islamic scholar to Death for Blasphemy
Inflation Rises to 21.47%
PDP Campaign to Tinubu: Nigerian Media Not Part of Lagos Parastatal
Adeleke Raises the Alarm, Says Osun Owes N407.32bn Debt
Afenifere to Legislature: Stop Blame Game, Pass Constitution Amendment Bill Now
Rivers: Jubilation as Appeal Court Sets Aside Nullification of Cole, APC Candidates’ Nominations
Buhari, Atiku, Gbajabiamila, Sanwo-Olu, Others Mourn as Nigeria’s Envoy, Seriki, Dies of Cancer
Oliseh’s Plaudits for Qatar over Hosting of World Cup
Chatham House: Adventures And Misadventures
Buhari: Terrorism, Unconstitutional Change of Govt, Climate Change Threaten Attainment of AU Agenda 2063
2023: Omo-Agege Vows to Address Developmental Needs of Itsekiri, Riverine Communities in Delta
Court to Decide Vacation Order on Temporary Forfeiture of Ekweremadu’s Properties Jan 25
Aviation Experts Express Divergent Views on Adoption, Success of Single Sky for Africa
IATA Identifies Challenges, Priorities for Air Transport in Africa
AMCON, 11Plc Heads to S’Court over Sale of Continental Hotel
Report: 93% of African Countries Improved Their Visa Policies
United Airlines to Purchase 200 New Boeing Wide-body Planes
Customs Generates N1.95bn Revenue in November at Lagos Airport Terminal
Analyst: Nigeria, Kenya Missing from $150m Frontier Market Inflow
Zipline, Government of Rwanda Partner on Instant Logistics
Naeve: Lufthansa Will Support Growth of Nigeria’s Aviation Sector
Obi Returns to South West for Endorsement
How Much Value is Dogara Adding to PDP?
Nigeria’s High Expectation from U.S-Africa Leaders Summit
Is US Doing Enough to Curb Spread of COVID-19?
Man City, Others to Receive World Cup Compensation Payments from FIFA
Morocco Protest against Poor Officiating in S’final Defeat
Messi Hails Spectacular Alvarez in Argentina’s Brilliant Run to Final
Portugal Sack Coach Santos after Shock Qatar 2022 Exit
Polish Ref, Marciniak to Take Charge of Argentina v France Final on Sunday
Paralympians, Commonwealth Medalists Battle for Honours
Scouts Storm Asaba for NDDC U-17 Peace Cup
Things to Note When Considering Offshore Gaming Investment in Africa

The Nation

Rising food prices push inflation to 21.47 per cent
EFCC recovers N30b from Accountant-General Idris
Marketers behind petrol scarcity, high pump price, says PENGASSAN
EFCC behind my ordeal, Ekweremadu alleges
Gbajabiamila’s excellent performance at Chatham House
Jonathan to chair book presentation
‘Let’s promote African culture’
New naira and naira abusers
Appeal Court voids sack of Cole, others as Rivers APC candidates
Buhari okays remodeling, upgrade of wild life sanctuary
COVID-19: 54m Nigerians fully vaccinated, says Fed Govt
Abuja-Kaduna train kills woman in FCT
Police discover IPOB’s bomb factory in Ebonyi
EFCC puts politicians under watch
Reality TV Show: 36 states, FCT contest for youth president
Customs seizes N468 petroleum products, others
Police rescue 866 kidnap victims, arrest 383 suspects
Shehu Sani agrees getting married to a married man good
Elated Empress Njamah announces engagement
BBNaija’s Eric to sue blog over reported arrest
I woke up with Davido on my mind- Shaggi
EDITORIAL: Customs’ abandoned armour
• Why would NCS procure armoured vehicles and won’t use them in eight years?
Oil theft probe: Test case for federal government
Followers as part of network for underdevelopment
2023: Tinubu defying all odds
Ajimobi…still unforgettable
The patriot journalist
Ekweremadu: Worth of Nigerian citizenship


LEADERSHIP Awards, Mark Of Distinction, Dignity – Zenith Bank CEO, NSCDC Boss
Police Won’t Allow Attack On INEC Facilities Again – IGP
CBN Cash Withdrawal Limits: 25 Days To January Take-off, Senate Wants Policy Reviewed
Kogi Gov’s Nephew Arraigned Over Alleged N10bn Fraud
2023: I’m Not Championing Sectional Interest, Says Peter Obi
Buhari Approves Remodelling, Upgrading Of Aso Rock Wildlife Sanctuary
2023: Atiku Campaigns In Anambra, Vows To Address Erosion, Dredge River Niger
FCT: APGA Senatorial Candidate Slams PDP Over Poor Representation
Osun Debt Profile Stands At N407.32bn – Gov Adeleke
NANSE Lauds Matawalle Over Payment Of Bursary To Zamfara Students In Europe
Court Declines Request To Stop CBN Cash Withdrawal Limit Policy, New Currency
Alleged N7.1bn Fraud: EFCC Still Pursuing Case Against Orji Kalu – Bawa
Petroleum, Gas Consumers Form Association To Protect Nigerians’ Rights
Big Brother Titans Season 1 Begins Jan 15, Winner To Get $100,000
Train Crushes Woman To Death In Abuja
You’re A Model For Democracy, Biden Tells Buhari
EFCC Recovers N30bn From Suspended AGF Idris

The Sun

Nigeria’s inflation rises to 21.47% in November–NBS
2023: EFCC vetting petitions against top politicians –Bawa
Protesters ground NASS, task lawmakers to back CBN cashless policy
Check rising violence in our land, Bishop Obinna tells Igbo people
Oyetola left N407.32bn debt, Adeleke tells traditional council
FG, Kalu, others mourn Demola Seriki, ex-Nigerian ambassador to Spain
Vote for me if you really want to rule Nigeria, Atiku tells Igbo
Imo SEC approves N474bn appropriation for 2023 fiscal year
EFCC frustrated my bail application in London –Ekweremadu
Ugwuanyi presents N166.603bn estimates to Assembly
Protesters ground NASS, task lawmakers to back CBN cashless policy
Attack on INEC offices plot to disenfranchise Obi’s voters, IPOB alleges
Stand firm against election intimidation, Northern CAN tells religious leaders
Nigeria Decides 2023: Labour Party: Battling internal crisis at twilight of elections
Nigeria Decides 2023: Day Nigerians suspended religious differences in Kano to pursue peace
FG’s airport concession plan stalls over N120bn debt
Inadequate facilities at airports slowing down operations –Onyema
NAAPE congratulates Musa on promotion to captain
U.S. unlocks new opportunities for trade, investment with Africa
CBN limited cash withdrawal policy’ll spell doom for petty business in rural area says Ezekwobi
US grants asylum to 12-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy
France struck by cold virus ahead of World Cup final
Portugal coach Santos leaves job after World Cup exit
Gumel re-elected NOC president for 5th term
Osimhen risks Napoli exit
Adekanmbi Wins 2022 Abula Invitational Golf Tourney
NSF: Imo SWAN urges state govt. to immortalise late boxer
Ayeni shines at LaPRIGA, emerges PR practitioner of the year
Resurgence of violence in South East and 2023 elections
Teaching in mother tongue: Not a magic wand
New naira notes and cashless Nigeria dream
How to manage distractions
Atiku, Okowa’ll take Nigeria to greater heights – DESOPADEC boss, Ogie
LP inaugurates 11-man peace committee to arrest internal crises
Abuja judge after my life, skincare expert cries out
Anambra South: LP’s candidate, Obinna Uzoh, promises quality representation in senate
Check rising violence in our land, Bishop Obinna tells Igbo people
We’ll take equity stake in top 3 winners of technology innovation programme – Umar-Sadiq, NSIA MD
How to avoid online loan scams
Insecurity: Kaduna CP urges officers to brace up,
Plot against child marriage
I love the energy of Nigerians –Ebony’s Marielle Bobo
Piql appoints Nze Keazor board chairman
PSquare, Olamide to thrill as Tingo emerges Wonderland Lagos’ sponsor
Burna Boy, Kizz Daniel, Asake top Boomplay Recap 2022
Ugwuanyi presents N166.603bn estimates to Assembly
Attacks on INEC facilities: Enough is enough, IGP warns
Uzodimma: I stand for a better judiciary
Resurgence of violence in South East and 2023 elections

Daily Trust

We Have Recovered Over N30bn From Suspended AGF – EFCC Chairman
Kano Cleric, Abduljabbar, To Die By Hanging For Blasphemy
Ganduje Ready To Sign Abduljabbar’s Death Warrant – Kano Gov’t
On The Challenges Of Raising Righteous Children (II)
4,000 Students, Others To Attend Islamic Vacation Course
Al-Ansaar Orphanage Empowers Women In Abuja
Islamic Group Launches N500m Fund For Orphans
‘Sing To Stardom’ Show To Empower Young Artistes
Motorists Express Relief As Buhari Opens 2nd Niger Bridge
Senate Orders CBN To Increase Cash Withdrawal Limits
‘My Facebook Account Has Been Hacked’, Faleke Raises Alarm
France Partners Kaduna Gov’t To Implement First BRT Project
N134.3bn, $121m Recovered By EFCC In 10 Months – Chairman
Money Laundering: Kogi Gov’s Nephew Arraigned For N10bn Fraud
NNPC Oil Theft Onslaught Yielding Results As Production Hits 1.59m Barrels Daily In Dec
Cash Withdrawal Limit: CBN Governor To Appear Before Reps Next Week
SEC Moves To Reduce Unclaimed Dividends
Norrenberger Launches Dollar Fund To Hedge Currency Risk
94% Of Exporters Can’t Access Bank Facilities – Report
Kwara Gov’ship: Saraki Inaugurates 850-Member PDP Campaign Council
N/Assembly Clerk: Buhari, Lawan, Others Urged To Wade Into Crisis
Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Tinubu’s Disqualification
INEC: 53 Attacks Recorded On Our Facilities
LP Constitutes Reconciliation C’ttee
Alcaraz To Defend Barcelona Title In 2023
Editorial: We Must Ensure Accident-Free Celebration
Fake LASTMA Officer Caught Extorting Money From Motorists


I’m Igbo’s route to presidency — Atiku
DSS says no money for food; no drugs for 9 days — Nnamdi Kanu
Lady killed as train crushes car in Abuja
Blasphemy: Kano cleric, Abduljabbar, sentenced to death by hanging
2023: FG, states budget N19.16trn on salaries, pensions, others
Inflation hits 17yr high, rises to 21.47%
Organ harvesting: EFCC responsible for my ordeal in UK, Ekweremadu tells court
Why I bath with blood, 49-year-old man tells Ogun Police
Adeleke, Oyetola clash over Osun debt profile
Atiku, Kwankwaso, Obi, Tinubu promising Nigerians everything
NASD launches new digital asset certification for professionals
Burnaboy, Ayra, Asake others top Boomplay Recap 2022
APC’s victory in 2023 a precursor to regaining Edo – state chairman
Group partner government for nursing homes, urges care for the elderly
3,167 inmates on death row – NCoS
Tanker explosion destroys shops, houses in Ibadan
Red Line Rail: Lagos Assembly inspects ongoing project
Africa to meet 60% vaccine need by 2040
US announces $2.5bn in food assistance to Africa
2023: Acting DG warns NYSC members
NBA All-Star Game fan voting begins Tuesday
Police arrest ‘Bongo’ IPOB/ESN Commander, recover stolen vehicle, IED in Ebonyi
Education Minister blames lingering insecurity on neglect of growing children
Trump continues push for White House return with $99 NFTs of himself
Two sons of Borno ex-commissioner, others die in auto crash
Why FG’ ll begin implementation of PMS in Civil Service — Yemi-Esan
Port concession increased efficiency, saved Nigeria over $1.6bn —Terminal Operators
Port concession increased efficiency, saved Nigeria over $1.6bn – Terminal Operators
PAP: Isoko Youths allege marginalization, call for Ndiomu’s resignation
Osun debt: Publish loan details, procurement dates – Omipidan challenges Adeleke
Ember Month: FRSC deploys 1,870 personnel in Ogun
Religious group decries attacks on Catholic Bishop of Makurdi
We’re not behind Ekweremadu’s travails – EFCC
UK nurses begin strike over pay rise
e-Passport: Immigration launches fastrack service for Nigerians in diaspora
Ekweremadu’s son blames EFCC over bail denial in UK
Osun debt: Publish loan details, procurement dates – Omipidan challenges Adeleke
We’re not behind Ekweremadu’s travails – EFCC
Nigerian tech company Klasha introduces menstrual leave
Oyetola can’t borrow such amount; but probe, govern — Monarchs advise Adeleke
Benzema could make shocking France return ahead of final with Argentina
14-yr-old dies as Morocco fans riot across France, Belgium after World Cup loss
Tanker explosion destroys shops, houses in Ibadan
Two sons of Borno ex-commissioner, others die in auto crash
Asake bags Audiomack 2022 ‘Artiste of the Year’
‘If anything happens to me’ – Sina Rambo’s estranged wife raises death threat alarm
Henry Cavill leaves Superman role after nine years
‘It’s hard to hang in there’- Bimbo Ademoye speaks on depression
Inflation hits 17yr high, rises to 21.47%
NASD launches new digital asset certification for professionals
SMEDAN rallies to increase MSMEs contribution to export
Cold chain facility at airports for export trade underway
Banks’ earnings from account maintenance, transfer charges rise to N621bn
NBA All-Star Game fan voting begins Tuesday
Fernando Santos sacked as Portugal manager after World Cup exit
Tottenham set to pay €50m for Morocco World Cup star Amrabat
Chelsea reach agreement to sign forward David Datro Fofana
Ex-German tennis player, Boris Becker freed from British prison

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