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News Headlines Dec 19, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Messi Leads Argentina to Third World Cup Title

Analysts: Nigeria’s Debt Service-to-Revenue Ratio at 83.0% Worrisome
This thing called vote buyind
Opposition Mounts against Buhari’s NDDC Board Nominees
Wonderland Lagos Opens with Tingo Mobile as Headline Sponsor
Morocco’s Regragui Predicts an Africa Team to Win World Cup Soon
Katsina Denied Us Venue for Rally, Says PDP Campaign Council
Cleric Asks Govts to Rescue Other Kebbi FGC Students from Bandits
Buhari Back in Abuja after Eight-day Official Visit to US
Imansuangbon Shares Food Items to Edo Communities
How Pension Funds are Invested under Multi Fund Structure (4)
Jumia Food, Domino’s Pizza Partners for Improved Customer Service Delivery
PZ Nigeria Sustains Growth Despite Hike In OPEX
Visa to Invest $1bn in Africa to Accelerate Digital Transformation
NEDC Empowers 150 Youths to Bridge Nigeria’s 8Million Metering Gap
Investors’ Interest in BUA Cement, Others Lift Stock Market by N236bnhh
Obaseki, EU Strengthen Ties, Explore Investment Opportunities in Culture, Human Capacity Devt, Others
Saraki, a Political Juggernaut, Joins the Diamond Club
COMPETENCIES FOR POLITICAL LEADERSHIP
FROM DEEP BLUE SEA TO CLARITY
Leemon Ikpea@66: Sensational, Shrewd and Selfless
SARAKI: THE VISIONARY ON THE SIXTH FLOOR
THE PAIN ON THE PLATEAU
Argentina Players Sweep Awards as Messi is Best Player of Qatar 2022
Qatar 2022 Milestones
Magic Messi Becomes First Player to Score in Every Stage of Tournament
Magical Mbappe Steps Out of Messi’s Shadow
Fans Go Wild as Albiceleste Win in a Dramatic World Cup Final
4th Valuejet Lagos Para Table Tennis Open: Paralympic, C’wealth Medalists Dominate Tourney
Cricket: Tigers Win CCA Olam Agri T20 Blast 2022
Parents, Guardians Hail Dolphin Swimming League
EDITORIAL
TACKLING THE MALARIA MENACE
Kamala Harris, Audu Maikori Applaud Creativity of Young African Leaders at US-Africa Leaders Summit
Kilsah Consulting Awards N2m Grant to Small Business Owners
Ethiopian Airlines to Resume flights to Singapore
Airlines Call for Upgrade of Airport Infrastructure to Curb Flight Delay
IoD Reaffirms Commitment to Corporate Governance Despite Harsh Terrain
Radio Advertising to Double Revenue By Q2 2023 with RadioAdSpread.com
UBA Rewards 66 Customers With N22.7m, Promise Bigger Savings Promo
NiMet Boss Bags Award as Most Improved Aviation Agency
Presco Honours 57 Staff, Lauds 2022 Performance
Sterling Bank Launches MBN, to showcase Best of Nigeria at Maiden Fair
Aisha Dahir-Umar: PenCom is under Attack Because of Our Mode Achievements
Zoracom to Launch Network, Security Operations Centre
Tax Credit: NNPC’s N1.6trn Quest to Fix Nigerian Roads
Cash Withdrawal Limits and CBN’s Drive to Enforce Cashless Policy
Umar-Sadiq: How NSIA Prize for Innovation Programme Will Work
Ventures Platform Closes Pan-African Fund at $46m
Onyeali-Ikpe, Others Listed Amongst 110 Outstanding African Women
MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Chipset Processor Enters Nigerian Market

The Nation

Atiku dumps Makinde for Adeleke, bypasses G-5
Final reconciliation meeting with Wike, others collapses PDP candidate to rely on old allies in Benue, Rivers, Abia, Enugu
We haven’t endorsed any presidential candidate, by Miyetti Allah
More pressure on Obaseki, Okowa, Udom, others over N625b derivation cash refund
Messi makes history with Argentina
A disruptive template for states in search of better IGR
PDP, Atiku chasing shadows, says APC
Military retires 756 senior soldiers
NESREA sends 15 vessels carrying hazardous materials back to countries of origin
Why I signed resignation letter 10 years ago, by Pope Francis
Al-Makura visits Tinubu, promises support at polls
UBA rewards customers with N22.5m prizes
EFCC can’t probe state expenditures, says Agbakoba
HOSTCOM seek licences for modular refineries
Fire razes Imo magistrate court
NDLEA intercepts 1.7m opioids in noodles, others in Lagos, Gombe
Gunmen set court ablaze in Imo
Herders kill three in Benue attack
Police arrest four high profile suspects in Enugu
I will provide equal opportunities for all, Omo-Agege assures
Niger Delta: Tough decisions, great expectations as Amnesty Programme reboots
Lagos APC Parliamentarians mourn Serikiv
Small Business: Navigating turbulent time
Insurance: Progressive reforms
Industry: Intense domestic, global headwinds
ICT: A tower of promises, pains
Eko Electricity and its customers
It’s high time for South African politics to grow up
COVID offered Africa the perfect opportunity to industrialise; there won’t be too many more changes
Universal health coverage via vulnerable group fund

The Punch

Finance Bill: Dangote, 7UP, 170 firms may lose N2.4tn tax waivers
Ronaldo: Grass, grace and grief
Adeleke’s police, DSS operatives clash over roles
Cash limits: PoS operators give CBN ultimatum
Debates: Atiku, Tinubu’s media aides trade words
Farmers kill cows, three youths murdered in reprisal
Fleeing Ogun kidnapper arrested, confesses to multiple murder
Worker arraigned for stealing 426 cartons of spaghetti
Gunmen kill abducted man, free wife, suspect arrested
Police probe Imo magistrate’s court fire, documents destroyed
Abuja, Abia lead as food prices soar – Report
NEMSA inspects 15,931 power projects, certifies 10,692
Ogun gov: Amosun loyalist, Otegbeye, faces legal hurdles in ADC
Stop chasing shadows, APC mocks Atiku’s men
Osun PDP, APC trade blame over N407.32bn debt
Ex-Kano Reps aspirant sues LP leaders, seeks refund
APC govs extol Buhari at 80
Messi shines as Argentina break 36-year W’Cup jinx
Agunbiade, Ikpoeyi, Bazuaye retain Valuejet title
Adepoju, Okpala hail Argentina’s mentality
Pictorial: Davido returns to social media, shares photos
Asake condoles with family of deceased concertgoer
Nick Cannon expresses guilt fathering multiple kids
Editorial: Nigeria is missing out on yam wealth
Africa cannot develop on external loans
Let us try this new leader
Saraki: A visionary on the sixth floor
On recent oil discovery in the North
Imperatives of maintaining Nigeria’s dilapidated roads
MSMEs struggle under rising inflation, forex crisis wipes out profits
Villagers flee Ondo community after hoodlums’ invasion
Traders take over railtracks, bridges, walkways, blame multiple LG levies, costly rentals
Firm unveils 5G chip
73% Africans in rural areas lack Internet access
Unused SIMs rise by 177% to 105 million

Leadership

LEADERSHIP Award Confirms Our Local Content Drive – Coleman CEO, Onafowokan
67 Days To Go . . . 2023 Elections Won’t Be Postponed, INEC Declares
14m Lagosians Commute Through Lagos Inland Waterways Yearly–Sanwo-Olu
US- Africa Summit: In Whose Interest ?
Mali And The Detained Ivorian Soldiers
NDLEA Intercepts 1.7m Pills Of Illicit Drugs In Noddles, Others
Gombe: Kwami Agog For Governor Yahaya
DMO Raises N615.557bn Sukuk Funds In 4 Years
President Muhammadu Buhari Dumped Us After 2019 Elections – Miyetti Allah
Obi Wants Killers Of Imo LP Candidate Fished Out
SERAP Urges Federal Govt To Identify, Arrest Politicians Buying PVCs
BREAKING: France Fail To Retain World Cup As Argentina Win On Penalties
NDLEA Intercepts 1.7m Pills Of Illicit Drugs In Noddles, Others
Qatar 2022: Ukraine President Set To Convene Global Peace Summit
Fuel Scarcity: CSOs Commend DSS Over Ultimatum To Regulator, Marketers
You’re A Democrat Who Has Contributed To Nation Building, CUPP Hails Saraki At 60

The Sun

Customers kick as scarcity of new naira notes hits banks
APC leaders, minister beg Nigerians
Shun violence, be wise in your decision –CAN urges Nigerians
Adeleke says no cause for alarm on alleged security personnel withdrawal
Qatar 2022: Messi gets his World Cup Trophy
Kogi: Agbakoba lambasts EFCC, says Commission ‘guilty of breaking rule of law’
Katsina refuses Atiku use of stadium
3 die, 12 injured in Ondo road crash
19th December 2022
NDLEA intercepts 1.7m opioid pills in noodles, others at Lagos airport, Gombe
Buhari charges retiring soldiers to help fight insecurity
Again, hoodlums set Imo magistrate’s court ablaze
Igbinedion varsity bags HUAWEI award for 2022
Nomeh community pledges to support Mbah, PDP
PDP, Atiku chasing shadows –APC PCC
Nigeria Decides 2023: Many questions over attacks on INEC offices, facilities
Nigeria Decides 2023: We’ll deliver 5.3m votes, artisans, technicians assure Tinubu
Nigeria Decides 2023: Atiku/Okowa campaign pulls mammoth crowd in Nasarawa
Withdrawal limit: No date fixed for govs to meet Buhari –Presidency
How to conserve fuel to save cost
Buhari salutes oil, engineering giant, Ikpea, at 66
Lafarge commissions CSR projects in host communities
PIA phasing out marginal field operations, NUPRC reiterates
Aghahowa, Udeze ‘fight’ over Messi’s penalty goal
Seyi Akinwumi foundation to give out scholarships to 60 students
Ighalo scores in crucial win by champions Al Hilal
Modric rules out international retirement
Nigerian filmmaker launches super App, Micverse to rival Facebook, Netflix, GoFundMe, others.
Abi Megaplus Releases Orin Tuntun Album
Corruption as greatest threat to 2023 elections
Only in Politics Nigeriana
Christmas and its absent celebrant
Yakubu on trial
Murder: Court summons heads of correctional centres over escape of suspect
LP guber candidate, Asake, challenges El-Rufai to stop attacks in Southern Kaduna
Nnamdi Kanu’s family flays police over shooting at country home
Religious leaders must be agents of unity -Bishop
3 die, 12 injured in Ondo road crash
Igbinedion varsity bags HUAWEI award for 2022
Igbo group calls for overhaul of security apparatus in South East
Assassination attempt on senator: 3 soldiers, 2 policemen declared wanted
Herdsmen attack Benue community, kill 3
Emeka Offor Foundation extends love to Kuje inmates
Anambra: Dozzy Group boss, Chukwudozie, offers scholarship to over 1,000 students, others
PDP, Atiku chasing shadows –APC PCC
Why I signed letter of resignation –Pope Francis
Accountant bags 304 years jail term for forgery, fraud
Murder: Court summons heads of correctional centres over escape of suspect

Daily Trust

NAF Rescues 7 Chinese 6 Months After Abduction In Niger
Potential Flashpoints To Watch Ahead Of 2023 Elections
Gunmen Burn Imo Magistrate’s Court
HYPPADEC Urges Funding Partners To Fulfil Obligation
FG Sends 15 Vessels Carrying Hazardous Materials Back To Countries Of Origin
NAF Rescues 7 Chinese 6 Months After Abduction In Niger
Potential Flashpoints To Watch Ahead Of 2023 Elections
HYPPADEC Urges Funding Partners To Fulfil Obligation
FG Sends 15 Vessels Carrying Hazardous Materials Back To Countries Of Origin
AXA Mansard Insurance Posts N57.9bn Gross Premium In Q3
Professional Printers Gets New Leaders
FCCPC Investigating Generator Importers Over Price Fixing
NEMSA Monitors 12,000 Networks For Safer Power Supply
Blackmailers Want To Derail Our Reforms – PenCom DG
Hurst Hails Mbappe On Joining World Cup Final Hat-Trick Club
We Must Sweep Away Looters Of Our Common Patrimony – APC Youth Leader
Parties, Candidates Urged To Eschew Violence
Why I Resigned As Kaduna NNPP Chair – Ben Kure
Calls Against Use Of BVAS Criminal – PDP Candidate
‘It’s Our Destiny,’ Says Argentina Goalkeeper Martinez
Messi Delivers As Argentina Beat France To Win World Cup
Foundation Hosts 120 Students In Golf Tournament
Regragui Shifts Focus To Dominance Of African Football
Messi Wins Golden Ball For Best Player At World Cup
7 Takeaways From Buhari’s Visit To United States
Editorial: African Leaders Must Drop The Begging Bowl And Get To Work
Cholera Outbreak: Cross River Gov’t Says Situation Under Control

Vanguard

After doctors, mass exodus of teachers from Nigeria looms
AMCON charges gulp N269bn from banks’ earnings
AMCON charges gulp N269bn from banks’ earnings
After doctors, mass exodus of teachers from Nigeria looms
PDP, APC dead, NNPP’s credible alternative — Kwankwaso
Scarcity of forex: Nigerian students abroad are being frustrated – NANS
Buhari disappointed us, neglected our needs after 2019 elections — Miyetti Allah
We’ll create jobs to alleviate poverty in Nigeria – DG SMEDAN
2023: Atiku will defeat Obi in South-East – Aniagwu
Our growth indicates we’re touching lives – Ebohon, Wrkmam CEO
300 Nigerians arrive Jordan for 2022 Christain pilgrimage
Twitter to ban users from promoting rival social platforms
SSANU tackles HoSF over alleged usurpation of varsity council powers
Man goes berserk in Cross River, attacks friends, kills one
Twitter to ban users from promoting rival social platforms
Ekiti PDP NASS candidates, ex-guber candidates, others reject Atiku’s campaign c’ttee membership
Messi deserved to win World Cup — Pele
Youths warned against electing bad leaders
EEDC says 13% tariff increment reflects economic realities
Seven key takeaways from Buhari’s visit to United States
Police advise against acts that can jeopardise 2023 elections
Few days after release, fake new N1,000 notes in circulation
2023: Tinubu has fulfilled all legal requirements to vie for president, says APC PCC
Qatar’s migrant workers wary of life after World Cup
Adelabu promises over 66,000 jobs if elected Oyo gov
Barcelona celebrate Messi over World Cup glory
Fuel scarcity bites harder, cripples socio-economic activities in Kebbi
Key moments from the 2022 World Cup final
Mbappe makes history with hat-trick in World Cup final
Omo-Agege in pole position to win Delta governorship in 2023, says Ima Niboro
Why I met with Space X, World bank, Google at USALF — Pantami
Media kept us on our toes for best performance in 9th Assembly — Reps
Video: Fireworks as Google celebrates Argentina World Cup victory
Kano Senatorial candidate escapes unhurt as hoodlums attack convoy, injure 17
Kogi’s N20b bail-out: EFCC ‘guilty of breaking rule of law’ — Agbakoba
2022 FIFA World Cup: Messi wins Golden Ball – Full List
Qatar World Cup Final: Messi wins Golden Ball, Mbappe Golden Boot
I’m now friend with Obasanjo because of mutual support for Peter Obi – Adebanjo
Buhari returns from US-Africa leaders summit
States Atiku, Tinubu, Peter Obi may win – Report
Okowa urges Nigerians to reject same-faith ticket
Messi deserved to win World Cup — Pele
Key moments from the 2022 World Cup final
2022 FIFA World Cup: Messi wins Golden Ball – Full List
Qatar World Cup Final: Messi wins Golden Ball, Mbappe Golden Boot
Kidnappers allegedly kill Ondo businessman after collecting ransom
‘Joy to the World’: 3 things to know about your favourite Christmas carol
NDLEA intercepts 1.8m narcotic pills hidden in noodles

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