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News Headlines Dec 17, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


NJC Slams Promotion Ban on Three Judges for Issuing Conflicting Exparte Orders
Adebanjo Fights Back, Debunks Akande’s Claim Tinubu Built Lekki House for Him
To Boost Morale, FG Increases Police Salary By 20% Effective January 2022
Electoral Bill: Three Days to Go, Buhari Keeps Nigerians in Suspense
Otedola: I Have No Interest in Holding Any Board Position in FBN Holdings, First Bank
Ondo Gets New Commissioner of Police
Obasanjo, Fayemi, Anya, Adelusi, Others Felicitate with Osuntokun at 60
Malaria: Akpabio Seeks UN Intervention in Vaccine Production
Ijaw National Congress Calls on FG to Respect equity, Justice, Federal…
Okowa Signs N479bn 2022 Appropriation Bill Into Law
FG Lauds Gombe Gov for Revitalising Livestock Farming
Fayemi Meets Labour Leaders, Pledges to Prioritise Workers’ Benefits
Saraki: Stronger Political will Needed to Achieve Universal Basic Healthcare
Okowa Signs N479bn 2022 Appropriation Bill Into Law
FG Lauds Gombe Gov for Revitalising Livestock Farming
Fayemi Meets Labour Leaders, Pledges to Prioritise Workers’ Benefits
Saraki: Stronger Political will Needed to Achieve Universal Basic Healthcare
Why Ohanaeze Ndigbo United Kingdom Inaugurated Transition Committee
Aworanti-Ekugo’s Lagos to London Provides Survival Tips for Nigerians Abroad
Insecurity: House Urges IG to Deploy Policemen in Bauchi LG
Gbajabiamila Celebrates Buhari at 79
Insecurity can Truncate 2023 Polls, Jega Warn

Court Orders Arrest of Imo Deputy Speaker over Alleged N75m Fraud
CSOs Appeal to Buhari to Assent to Electoral Bill
FEC Okays Nigeria Startup Bill
NJC Slams Promotion Ban on Three Judges for Issuing Conflicting Exparte…
Nasarawa Assembly Confirms 14 Commissioner-nominees
Kalu Urges APC to Postpone Convention, Wants Presidential Primaries, NWC Election…
Osinbajo: FG to Carry out Audit of MDAs
Hydroelectric Power Commission to Tackle Challenges of Host Communities
FG, AFD to Strengthen Co-operation on Climate Action in Nigeria
Nigeria Rallies Other Countries on Repatriation of Stolen Wealth
NEPC Certifies 36 SME Exporters to Boost Non-Oil Exports, Moves to…
NIMET Raises Air Travelers’ Awareness on Poor Visibility in Airspace as…
Shareholders Approve Access Bank’s Planned Holdco Structure
SEC to Charge 0.025% Regulatory Fee on Fixed Income Transactions from…
Chimphondah: Shelter Afrique Actively Financing Nigeria’s Housing Sector
Why Industry Players Insist on Fairness in Airport Concession
NDDC: Buhari’s Legacy of Illegality and Contempt
New Perspective on Bisi Akande’s Revelations
Bisi Akande Should Apologize, Says Bode George
FG Ensuring Sea Safety, Inaugurates Vessels in Rivers
Pomp, Ceremony at Maiden Edition of Abuja Luxury Real Estate Awards
Prof Chike Edozien Secretariat and Okowa’s Commitment to Excellence in Public Service
Johnnie Walker Ignites, ‘No Labels Challenge’ with ‘Keep Walking’ Campaign
Rohr: No Regrets Coaching Super Eagles
S’Eagles Opponent, G’Bissau, Tackle Cameroon
Klopp Insists Liverpool Will Not Miss Salah, Mane, Keita During AFCON
Covid: Half of Weekend’s Premier League Fixtures Postponed
Guardiola, Messi, Others Eulogise Aguero in Retirement
Barca Considering Sanchez Return
As Buhari Clocks 79, A Focus on Achievements, Challenges

The Nation

Lawan, Gbajabiamila, governors, others salute Buhari at 79
Conflicting orders: NJC bars three judges from promotion
N400b Census budget divides senators
Identification and inaction
Where are our values and our humanity?
Police arrest 245 criminal suspects in Kano
How I built my house, by Adebanjo
This man called Kunle Afolayan
Curious justice
Govt urged to address education challenges
Sophia Anumaka And Sofiyyah Abubakar
Alunmi refurbish Anwar Islam school
The Ifs of Justice Babalakin’s Life
APC chieftain hails Tinubu’s leadership qualities1
Abiodun commended for development agenda
‘Rivers has nothing to show for over N2.5tr revenue’
Bandits have taken over Waseland, says Emir
Amotekun rescues five worshippers abducted from Ondo church
Suspected gang leader killed in foiled kidnap
40 suspected oil thieves held in Rivers
Ikoyi building: Power outage stalls coroner’s inquest
Onitsha traders protest plan to build shops at motor park
Okowa signs N479b Appropriation Bill
15,106 entrepreneurs empowered in Lagos
Abu Dhabi’s Royal Group invests in Airtel Africa
EDITORIAL: Curious justice
People rent dollars to show off on social media, claims Tonto Dikeh
Hamilton receives knighthood
How I built my house, by Adebanjo‘Tinubu refused to release Aregbesola to be my deputy’Oyinlola: I’ve details of how Akande financed his reelection‘My father rebelled against my grandfather to embrace Islam’No-holds-barred!

The Punch

Hoodlum arrested for kidnapping Ondo female worshippers during vigil, others held
Benue LG chair condemns murder of farmer, two sons
Delta councillor allegedly shot by herdsmen dies after two surgeries
Kidnapped Imo monarch reveals killing of abducted king, body dumped in ditch
Clampdown on #Northisbleeding protesters most unwise
AGF writes Buhari, says mandatory direct primaries will cause confusion
Buhari snubs calls to visit North, jets out to Turkey with wife, seven ministers
NJC sanctions three judges for conflicting rulings, one on watch list
Edo police rescue five kidnap victims, recover stolen vehicles
Governors vow to review FG’s proposed privatisation of 10 power plants
FAAN suspends workers as car confronts landing plane on Lagos runway
FG officially asks UN to recover, return looted assets to Nigeria
Over 42 million Nigerian rural adults lack banking services – World Bank experts
Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Ngige, others hail Buhari at 79
Lawyer kicks as Goje’s aide spends 16 days in detention over ‘misleading’ post
Reps demand dismantling of Lagos-South-East, Abuja route checkpoints
Ishaku warns monarchs, alleges terrorists planning base in Taraba
Nations League: England, Italy, Germany in same group, Portugal face Spain, Switzerland
Four more Real Madrid players test positive for COVID-19
Four more Premier League games postponed over COVID-19
Man United vs Brighton postponed over COVID-19 outbreak
Comedian Crazeclown celebrates daughter’s first birthday
Don’t be moved by people’s wealth on social media, Tonto Dikeh advises fans
Drink driving: British model Katie Price apologises after being spared jail
Cynthia Morgan faults Burna Boy, Wizkid over new song, B.D’or

Daily Trust

Judge Exposes Lawyer Who Tried To Bribe Him In Plateau
How Incessant Road Crashes Stir Apprehension In Bauchi
East Or West? The Fault May Be In Our Stars
Nigeria-UAE Airport Slot Row
Malaria: A Public Health Emergency
Open Letter To President Buhari
President Buhari @79: A Focus On Achievements, Challenges
Auditor-General Uncovers Multi-Billion Naira ‘Fraud’ In N/Assembly
Buhari Takes Aisha, 7 Ministers To Turkey For Summit
King Salman Humanitarian Centre Donates Medical Equipment To Albasar International Foundation, Makkah Specialist Eye Hospital
How Youths Can Create More Businesses With Agriculture – Doro
2,000 Innovators For Ogun Tech Summit
Elumelu Pledges Empowerment For Abuja Pupils
Kaduna Graduates 30 Youths In Data Science
StarTimes Unveils Reality Show With 80 Instant Job Slots
Trailer Kills One, Injures 2 As Driver Dodges Revenue Collectors In Jos
FCTA To Convert Zuba COE To University
B’Haram Victims Get Education Sponsorship
Jubilations As FCTA Begins Development Of New District
Insecurity: Bichi Emirate Declares Friday For Special Prayer
Nigeria Has No Electricity Shortage – Expert
Court Dismisses JSS 1 Student’s N15m Damages Claim
Sharia Court Remands Man For Stealing Caps, Bottle Of Perfume
NCC Nabs 3 Pirates, Confiscates Books Worth N5m
Most Crimes Are Committed Using Motorcycles, Tricycles — FCT CP
3 Cultists Arrested For Terrorising Abeokuta Metropolis
Why APC Should Postpone Feb Convention – Kalu
2023: New IPAC Exco Vows To Resist One-Party System
PDP BoT To Ayu: Forget About Who Becomes President, Others
Onikijipa: As Ilorin Welcomes Youngest Mufti In History
US Lawmakers Approves Bill To Combat Anti-Muslim Bias
New Zealand Honours Muslim Heroes Of 2019 Mosque Attack
S/Arabia Launches Initiative To Allow Muslims Experience The Black Stone Virtually
Remembering Abdullah Ibn Abbas – The Companion Of The Prophet
Jollof Rice, Ceebu Jen And The Rice War
Nadal Has Low Expectations For Australian Open
Morocco Coach Halilhodzic Fears Afcon Could Be Called Off
Prof Jibril Aminu Is Alive
NFPL 2020/2021 Season Winners, Akwa United, Get N100 Million Reward
Withdraw Your Book And Shred It To Pieces, Bode George Tells Bisi Akande
Judge Exposes Lawyer Who Tried To Bribe Him In Plateau
Church Members Abducted During Vigil In Ondo
Gbaja, Wase Celebrate Buhari At 79
Max Air Takes The Delivery Of Its Boeing
A Time To Rethink Corporate Governance In Africa Under The AfCFTA
Another Imo Traditional Ruler Found Dead Days After Kidnap
Why Telecom Shutdown Should Never Happen Again In Northern Nigeria
Emir Of Daura: We Gave Yusuf Buhari Title So He Won’t Be Strolling Around Abuja When His Father Leaves Office
NJC Stops Promotion Of 3 Erring Judges Who Issued Conflicting Ex Parte Orders
Ayo Adebanjo Challenges Tinubu, Bisi Akande To Disclose Their Source Of Wealth
Presidency Source: Why Buhari Is Yet To Act On Electoral Bill
Food Prices Rise As Headline Inflation Declines
Senate Approves Buhari’s $5.8bn External Loan Request
N/Assembly Approves N633bn Budget For NCC
Petrol Subsidy Hits N1tr As NNPC Paid N163bn In October
Imports Via Lagos Airport Rise By 31% In 1 Month
Why APC Should Postpone Feb Convention – Kalu
2023: New IPAC Exco Vows To Resist One-Party System
Sen. Kalu Wants APC To Postpone Convention
Nigeria-UAE Airport Slot Row
Editorial: Time To Ban Bullying In Schools
After Gulping Billions, Gurara Irrigation Site Lays Waste

The Sun

Tambuwal recommends special forces to fight bandits
Kalu urges APC to hold presidential primary, convention simultaneously
Drug war: Marwa meets service chiefs
Governors to review planned privatisation of NIPPs by FG
3 judges in trouble over conflicting court orders
Probe Tinubu, Akande’s sources of wealth, Adebanjo urges EFCC
Kalu rejoices with Buhari at 79
Buhari directs finance minister to pay doctors, nurses seized salaries during period of strike
Hold FG responsible if poly lecturers resume strike -ASUP
Corporate bodies back #Inspire Anambra at 30 project
Reps task FG on rising cost of cooking gas
Niger Delta: Akpabio urges UN to intervene in region’s development
Nigerians won’t replace APC with bra-buying PDP govt –Akpanudoedehe
Stronger political will needed to achieve universal basic healthcare –Saraki
APC ‘ll retain power beyond 2023 under my chairmanship — Al-Makura
Party congress: APC files appeal at Supreme Court over High Court order
How Nigeria’s flawed BASA aid exploitation by foreign airlines
W’Bank approves $700m to build climate-resilient Nigeria
Julius Berger delivers infrastructure projects to Rivers
NACCIMA seeks legislative action for establishment of Customs and Excise Duties appeal tribunal
Stakeholders propose amendment to Customs and Excise management bill
Hero Lager announces NPFL partnership
Family, friends to celebrate ‘Tunder’ Balogun 50th anniversary July
Teslim Balogun stadium now FIFA standard – Manager
Dare, Diete- Spiff urge public officers to emulate Dickson on sports devt
German based player wants U-20 call up
Tech mogul, Funke Opeke earns global trust
An archbishop, a general and two issues that defined my week
APC and uncertain future of Nigeria’s democracy
North as Nigeria’s killing field
Sokoto power contract mess
Owerri (Owere), where three is a crowd
Building collapse in Nigeria: Matters arising (1)
Reps adopt motion seeking removal of checkpoints from Lagos, Abuja to southeast
Shareholders approve Access Bank’s transition to Holdco
W’Bank approves $700m to build climate-resilient Nigeria
Julius Berger delivers infrastructure projects to Rivers
DMO offers N250bn Sukuk for subscription
Joy in Jos, Abuja as Glo Promo winners smile home with prizes
As President Buhari clocks 79, focus on achievements, challenges

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