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News Headlines Dec 17, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Buhari: Nigeria Remains Destination of Choice gor Corporate America to Invest
Nigeria, US Firm Sign $10bn Agreement on Clean, Reliable Electricity
NEMA Evacuates 191 Stranded Nigerians from India
FG Targets $12trn GDP in 2050 Development Agenda
Irabor Taps Rights Commission to Probe Allegations of Forced Abortions of Terrorists’ Spouses in North-east
Soludo, Obiano Leads 1,579 APGA Presidential Campaign Council
Terem Moffi: Can Lorient Hold on to Nigerian Jewel?
Dakuku Tasks Experts on Dangers of Possible Bioterrorism
Doubting Ibrahim Gets Glo House in Lagos
FG Ends 30 Years Pains, Inaugurates Link-Roads in Technical College in Rivers
Lower Limbs Deformity Patient Needs N1.5m for Rescue Operation
Air Force, Other Security Agencies Launch Joint Operation to Flush out Bandits in Kwara
2023: Saraki Tasks PDP Campaign Council to Reclaim Power from APC in Kwara
SON Restates Commitment to MSMEs Growth
Laserderm Aesthetics Academy Graduate 26 Beauticians
‘FundACause’ Awarded Best Crowdfunding Platform
Hartleys Supermarket Expands Footprint in Lagos
Experts Call for Robust Transformation in Supply Chain
TRACKING A PRIME SERVICE PROVIDER
Bay Ice luxury Store Unveils Outlet in Lekki
Enugu 2023: Agric and Agro-allied Revolution Beckons
Ogun 2023: Gov Abiodun’s Exciting Leadership Style
How Grooming Centre Impacts on Nigeria’s Real Women’s Businesses
Season of Honours for Tony Elumelu
Christmas, Not ‘Xmas’
Fifa to Reconsider Format of 2026 World Cup
Lilian, Marcus Thuram Eye History, may Become First Father, Son to Win Mundial
Africa’s Surprise Team, Morocco, in Battle for ‘Golden Bronze’ with Croatia
Betway Donates Relief Materials to Bayelsa Flood Victims
Sheriff Hammed: Taking Lagos Judo to New Heights
Josh Maja: Turnaround of Fortunes
Nigeria and Our Broken Nationalism
Imperatives of Atiku, Integrity Group’s Reconciliation
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The Nation

Confusion, scarcity trail new naira notes rollout
•Banks still issuing old notes in states; rationing new ones in Abuja •Controversy as traders, transporters spurn new notes •Arewa Consultative Forum, others knock CBN over cash withdrawal limit …
2023: Attacks on our facilities may compromise election – INEC Chair
FG announces dates for Christmas, New Year holidays
Army promotes 122 senior officers
LP House of Assembly candidate shot dead in Imo
Ondo fixes December 2023 for local government polls
Elections not fought, won on Twitter, Moghalu tells youth
Twelve things Nigerians need to know about president
Buhari at 80: No malicious bone in his body
Nigerian shot after intruding into Guyana President’s House
Family buries Bamishe, BRT driver’s rape victim, at Atan Cemetery
Court remands Kano based blogger over alleged defamation of Buratai
Tinubu greets Buhari at 80, says commitment to nation-building unwavering
Hajj 2022: Lagos to refund Hajj fare on Tuesday
Police arrest four high profile suspects in Enugu
Reality TV Show: 36 states, FCT contest for youth president
Customs seizes N468 petroleum products, others
Four in critical condition after stampede at Asake’s London concert
Truth will always prevail over falsehood – Obi Cubana
Abi Megaplus releases Orin tuntun album
Apero and security
Niger Delta, NSA, Ndiomu and the search for truth

The Punch

Ajayi ruled out of Rotherham clash
Totti ranks Osimhen Serie A best striker
Politicians, others behind attacks on INEC offices – IGP
Currency hawkers, partygoers, VIPs mop up new notes
Politicians, others behind attacks on INEC offices – IGP
My Dubai prison experience humiliating – Nigerian jailed over Twitter video
Weekend Starter
I married cousin, my religion, culture not against it – Kano lawyer
Three suspected Rivers cultists die in gun duel
Women group hails couple’s conviction for assaulting maid
Tears as family buries slain BRT passenger, Bamise
Adegoke: Lodgers record doctored, says hotel receptionist
Three die as cult factions clash in Rivers
FG to boost rice production for export
Nigeria to lose 25% arable land, says UK
Functional refineries will end fuel subsidy – NECA DG
Soludo leads 1,573-man APGA PCC
Makinde, Ortom, Wike can’t join APC – PDP
Why Buhari didn’t approve Fayose’s impeachment —Adesina
Borno PDP adopts house-to-house campaign strategy
Six political parties participate in A’Ibom gov debate
Ajayi ruled out of Rotherham clash
Totti ranks Osimhen Serie A best striker
Usman doubtful for Edwards rematch
Seun Kuti, wife unveil projects
Funke Akindele premieres ‘Batttle on Buka Street’ in style
Ablade Glover celebrated with exhibition, book
How my marriage crashed — Actress
My new song, ode to power of love — Singer
Girls, may your ‘area aunty’ not scatter your life
Living in these times
How to have a stress-free Christmas celebration
2023: Returning power to sub-national governments
NYSC: Dressing falsehood in the veil of constructive criticism
Buhari @80: Twelve things Nigerians need to know
Father alleges threat to life as daughters’ egg donation stirs controversy
Fake vendors fleece customers with online shopping scams
Okupe, 10 others’ expulsion final – Ogun LP chairman, Ashade
Uncle said as females we can’t have mum’s inheritance – Undergraduate
I learnt from dad’s experience, decided against polygamy – Ex-Osun commissioner

Leadership

As Nigerians Decide In 70 Days: Next President Must Tackle Fuel Subsidy, Exchange Rate Crises – El-Rufai
Nigerians Brave The Odds To Celebrate Christmas
IPOB Combat Drone Seized In Imo
Tinubu Hails Buhari At 80, Lauds President’s Commitment To Nation-building
China-Japan Environment Forum Postponed Amid COVID-19 Surge In Beijing
Military Promotes 234 Senior Officers
Less Than 10% Ex-agitators Benefitted From PAP 1, 717 Scholarship Slots –PAP
Sultan Commissions Almajiri School In Gombe, Lauds Gov Inuwa
Troops Kill 6 Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno, Launch Joint Operation In Kwara
Storm In Kogi Over Arrest Of Gov Bello’s Nephew
Migrants Have Rights
Yuletide: Federal Govt Declares Dec 26, 27, Jan 2 Public Holidays
Atiku Felicitates With Buhari At 80
War: Defence Attaché Seeks Prosecution Of Russian Leaders, Private Military Coy
Arson: INEC Records 50 Attacks In 4 Years
Buhari Woos Corporate America, Says Nigeria Best Place To Invest
RSDF Boss Backs Ogun To Host 2024 NSF
World Cup: Morocco, Croatia Dust Off For Bronze Battle
EU Court Rejects European Super League
Messi, Mbappe Chase Golden Boot, Ball
Citizens’ Participation In Election Key To Democracy – Bakut
The Amnesty Agenda And Job Placements For Ex-agitators
Making A Show For Touring Limits Creativity, But There Are Ways Around That – Maas
Woken: We Will Make Our Votes Count, Say Women
Making Profit From Tiger-Nut Farming
Security Forces Kill 2 Wanted Terrorists In Katsina
Imo Govt To Spend N474bn In 2023
Poor Food: Umahi Orders Repeat Of Christmas Party For Widows, Others
Ohafia North No Longer Has Voice In Abia Assembly – APGA Candidate
Police Kill 2 IPOB/ESN Members, Arrest Commander In Ebonyi
Appeal Court Voids 2 Judgements Against Rivers APC Candidates
Stimulating Economic Growth Through Cash Withdrawal Limit
ICPC Arraigns Civil Servant For Extortion, Forgery
‘Western Sanctions On Russia Cause Of Food Crisis In Africa’
Attack On Maeba’s Residence Stage-managed – CP
NUJ Partners NLC, CSOs On Debate For Akwa Ibom Guber Candidates
Ugwuanyi Presents N166.62bn Budget TO Enugu Assembly
NEF Asks Federal Govt, INEC TO Stop Buying Of PVCs
We’ve Received 83,000 Surrendered Boko Haram – Army
NEMA Evacuates 191 Stranded Nigerians From India
Senate Confirms Ahmad, Adamu CBN Deputy Governors
Taraba APC, LP Gov’ship Candidates Oppose Ishaku’s N20bn Loan Bid
PVC Buying: No One Will Vote Without Voter Card, INEC Insists
NNPC Board Appointment: Ararume’s N100bn Suit Against President Muhammadu Buhari Stalled
NAF Promotes 31 To AVMs, 26 Air Comodores
Wizkid, Tu Baba, Timaya, Others To Perform At 3-day Lagos Beach Vibes
Yobe Govt Approves N23bn For Roads, Education, Others
No Crisis On Who Becomes Next Oloja Of Lagos, Says Royal Family
Security Operatives Seize IPOB Combat Drone In Imo
Ghana’s Parliament Seeks Collaboration With NASS
2023: Vote For Competence Not Religion, Activist Urges Youths
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Can Be Prevented, Treated –Specialists

The Sun

FG lost $46.16bn to oil theft in 11 years –NEITI
G5 govs: Okowa leads fresh reconciliation moves
2nd Niger Bridge: Ohanaeze, others laud Buhari, say president can write name in gold
Kalu,Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu celebrate Buhari at 80
Igbo in diaspora meet over sit-at-home
Osun N407bn debt: Former commissioner clears Oyetola, says debts procured before ex-gov assumed office
Georgina @60: Kalu rallies Presidency, top dignitaries to honour ex-Perm Sec
Kalu speaks today on youths search for greener pastures via Twitter Spaces
Christian Pilgrims Commission lauds Gov. Ugwuanyi’s faith-building initiatives
Aba women protest Kanu’s continued detention
Don’t shun your civil responsibility, Sanwo-Olu’s wife tells Lagosians
Qatar 2022: Stakeholders reaffirm fight against underage betting as iLot rewards customers
How I plan to rebuild Abia – Mascot Uzor Kalu
Ebenezer Babatope, ex-Transport Minister: 2003: No big deal if fellow Northerner, Atiku, succeeds Buhari
2023: It’s time you shut up, Okowa tells APC
Hakeem Dickson, Accord Party guber candidate: I’ll free Lagos from godfather when I become gov
Obasanjo, Adebanjo cementing handshake across the Niger -–Okeke-Ogene, Ohanaeze VP
20-year-old student is latest house winner in Glo Festival of Joy
Nigeria, US sign agreement on clean, reliable electricity
Dana Air Chairman, Hathiramani wins Aviation award
CBN cashless policy capable of landing Nigerians into bottomless pit –ACF
Africa: AfreximBank, ECOWAS, others commit to economic emancipation of youths
BAL 2023: Organisers name three venues for tournament
NDDC U-17 PEACE CUP: Q/Final begins today
GOtv Boxing Night 27: ‘We’re not inferior to men, say female boxers
NDDC U17 Peace Tourney: Two Abia teams aim for final berth
FIFA to reconsider format of 2026 World Cup
… Announces plans for 32-team Club World Cup
Busquets retires from international football
Bosco, Afeez qualify for Egbeda 2022 snooker quarter-finals
Qatar 2022: Morocco pushes for another record, faces Croatia for third place
U-20 AFCON: Bosso sends 25 players packing from Flying Eagles camp
Afrobeats’ global acceptance positively impacts Nigerian music streaming –Ademola Alugo
I want to marry a young politician – Peju Johnson
Afro Icon EP inspirational, melodic -OHLA
Nollywood actress, Chichi Eze, weds lover Dec 29
THE GURU ON THE CUSP OF 70
How Nigerians manage stress with social media content
Nepal Energies rebrands, launches new fuel outlet
Grace Schools win British Council award
Igbo town unions in 19 Northern states adopt Uzodimma as leader
A week to christmas, prices of food items hit rooftop
A week to Christmas, prices of food items hit rooftop
President Buhari at 80: 12 things Nigerians need to know
Buhari at 80: No malicious bone in his body
Don’t shun your civil responsibility, Sanwo-Olu’s wife tells Lagosians
NDDC U17 Peace Tourney: Two Abia teams aim for final berth
20-year-old student is latest house winner in Glo Festival of Joy
2023: It’s time you shut up, Okowa tells APC
Hakeem Dickson, Accord Party guber candidate: I’ll free Lagos from godfather when I become gov
Obasanjo, Adebanjo cementing handshake across the Niger -–Okeke-Ogene, Ohanaeze VP
Bad governance cause of lingering insecurity in Nigeria –Most Rev Alfred Adewale Martins
Qatar 2022: Stakeholders reaffirm fight against underage betting as iLot rewards customers
Nigeria, US sign agreement on clean, reliable electricity

Daily Trust

Elon Musk Disables Twitter Spaces After Clash With Journalists
Attacks: INEC To Relocate Offices In Vulnerable Areas
2023: Snatch Ballot Box, Go To Jail, NYSC Tells Corp Members
Man Kills Roommate In Delta Over Electricity Bill
Gunmen Kill Labour Party Candidate In Imo
Withdrawal Limits: POS Operators Want Policy Suspended
Residents Displaced By Plateau Crisis Return Home 7 Years After
Life Among The Forgotten: The Crippling Of The Borderlands In Kwara
Blasphemy: Reactions As Kano Cleric Sentenced To Death
IPOB: Food Traders Boycott S/East As Northerners Flee
Bauchi APC Reverses Suspension Of Ex-Gov Abubakar
Yuletide: NSCDC To Deploy Plainclothes Officers To Churches, Public Places
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
Polish Referee Marciniak To Take Charge Of World Cup Final
Nadal, Swiatek Named ITF World Champions
Dalic Wants Modric To Stay Till 2024 Euros
Dewu Urges Officers To Make Judicious Use Of New Sports Complex
Bauchi Victorious Athletes Receive Cash Prizes From Govt
Journalists’ Suspension: EU Threatens Musk With ‘Sanctions’
Elon Musk Disables Twitter Spaces After Clash With Journalists
How To Pick A Winner
Don’t Campaign On Our Pulpits, NKST Warns Politicians

Vanguard

NEMA evacuates 191 stranded Nigerians from India
Adegoke: Adedoyin’s son directed me to sign fresh receipt, says receptionist
Why NJC must flush judiciary of ‘cash and carry judges’ — Catholic Bishops President
Igbo town unions in 19 Northern states pledge to work for Tinubu
Cultists kill ex-Osun park revenue collector, burnt corpse
Kizz Daniel drops charming visuals for ‘Cough (ODO)’
Tears as slain fashion designer, Bamise is buried in Lagos
Adegoke: Adedoyin’s son directed me to sign fresh receipt — Receptionist
Cultists on rampage in Rivers community
Gunboat Democracy: Fears spread!
2023 elections threatened — Yakubu
Presidential air fleet needs N15bn in 2023, Commander tells Reps
As Atiku, Kwankwaso, Obi, Tinubu commit to fiscal. monetary discipline: Nigeria’s economy set for recovery if…
2023: BBNaija Titans won’t distract Nigerian youths from voting – Ebuka
QATAR 2022 FINAL: What will count for, against France, Argentina; Mbappe, Messi
2023: Lawyers’ platform backs Omo-Agege
Atiku’ll not fail you, PDP chieftain tells Ndi Anambra
Mr & Mrs: Who was Adam’s in-laws?
Ohanaeze applauds Buhari over completion of 2nd Niger bridge
Nigerian Army promotes 122 Brigadier Generals, Colonels
2023: Imasuangbon takes Atiku campaign to Edo communities
Nigerian forces intercept IPoB drone, IEDs
It’s time you shut up,Okowa tells APC
With 11 incidents, Imo tops states with highest attacks on INEC offices
OmoAgege accuses Okowa of performing low with N3.5 trillion
Okowa tasks public officers on truth
‘I’m heartbroken’, says London Mayor over Asake’s concert fiasco
Debt profile: Osun Assembly summons govt finance agencies
2023: Hope is on the way, Okowa assures Nigerians
5 things worth giving your loved ones this Christmas season
Mental Health: Early treatment will give victims better results – Expert
Top 10 Nigerian music albums of 2022
What FCT Police say about Selimota Suleiman, NTA staff crushed by train
Labour minister mourns Seriki
‘I almost took my life in 2017’ – ‘Anikulapo’ star, Kunle Remi
Jonathan felicitates Buhari at 80
‘Sit-at-home won’t bring Biafra’ – Yul Edochie tells Simon Ekpa
Court orders ousted Peru’s president to spend 18 months in detention
Taliban might kill us, Afghan BBC journalists beg UK court for relocation
Photos: Tears as BRT murder victim, Bamise is buried
Cyclist dies after collision with lorry on London road
2023: BBNaija Titans won’t distract Nigerian youths from voting – Ebuka
‘I’m heartbroken’, says London Mayor over Asake’s concert fiasco
MAN, expert flay FG’s reason for excess tax on soft drinks
‘So good to be home:’ Griner speaks out after release from Russia
Africa to meet 60% vaccine need by 2040
UHC: WMA calls for equitable deployment of health technological innovations

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