News Headlines Dec 20, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 20, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Naira Redesign: Why Nigeria’s Two Critical Institutions Must Make Peace
Tinubu to Organised Labour: Atiku, Obi Can’t Be Trusted
Breaking: Court Sentences Okupe to 2 Years Imprisonment With Option of N13m Fine
INEC: If Attacks on Our Offices Persist, Polls May Be Jeopardised
FT: Complicated Electoral Maths May Favour Atiku in February’s Election
Afreximbank Launches TRADAR Club to Transform African Trade, Investments
Over 56,000 Projects Abandoned in Nigeria, Says CIPMN
Ship Owners Seek Ajegunle Residents’ Relocation to Upgrade Apapa Port
BPE Directs Banks to Sell Their 60% Shares in DisCos to New Investors
NOGASA: Importation, High Dollar Charges Raising Fuel Prices, Worsening Scarcity
Buhari Expresses Gratitude to Well-wishers on His 80th Birthday
IPPG Forecasts Defining Moments for Oil, Gas Sector in 2023
Court Summons CBN, Emefiele, AGF to Defend Suit Challenging Naira Redesign Policy
Nigeria’s Oil Rigs Count Slumps 50% in Three Years
Airlines Call for Upgrade of Airport Infrastructure to Curb Flight Delays
IEA: Global Coal Consumption to Reach All-time High in 2022
Buy Interest in BUA Foods, 13 Others Lifts Stock Market
Corporate Resilience: Economic Recovery from Unforeseen Pandemics in a Vuca Business World
NBTE Grants Charkin Maritime Academy Accreditation
Manufacturers: Trudging Despite Perennial Challenges
Agric Sector: Abubakar’s Reign One Year Affter
FG Inaugurates Phase One of Housing Programme in Kwara
Shehu: No Public Officer Should Earn Above the President
Where is Buni in APC Presidential Campaign Train?
In Anambra, Atiku Seeks Ndigbo’s Support
Messi Surpasses Ronaldo with More Likes on Instagram
Nigeria, Benin Bid to Co-host AFCON 2025
Adebayo, Ajibola, Fatoumata Crowned Lakowe Lakes Golf Champions
Messi Makes U-Turn on Decision to Retire from Argentina
Ecstatic Argentines Prepare to Welcome World Cup Winners Today
Benzema Quits Les Bleus after ‘Spat’ with Deschamps
French Media Rues Messi’s Goal for Argies
Access Bank Backs S’Africa’s Child Education with R2.6m
APC and the Farce Called Constitution Amendment
Why The Yoruba Are Successful Wherever They Go

The Nation

How we will stop vote-buying, by IG, INEC
•Commission promises to tackle menace
Tinubu to Labour: I’m most qualified candidate
Court sentences Okupe to 2 years for breach of Money Laundering Act
Court convicts Okupe for breaching Money Laundering Act
Cholera death toll rises to 51 in Cross River community
Local petrol refining to resume next week
Tinubu crowns Messi ‘Emi Lo Kan of Doha’ after leading Argentina to dethrone France
El-Rufai, CAN sad as bandits kill 28 in Southern Kaduna
Power to probe state finances: EFCC knocks Agbakoba
IPOB: we have no bomb factory
Man jailed 10 years for abducting, selling cousin
No partying, says Buhari on 80th birthday, thanks well-wishers
Reno Omokri mocks ‘humble’ Okupe after conviction
How to end petrol scarcity, by independent marketers
Group dismisses ‘vote of no confidence’ in Amnesty boss
Doctor, bandits’ drugs supplier jailed in Niger
Lagos opens Oke-Koto/Agunbiade intersection
Thugs injure 17 in Kano APC motorcade attack
Keep your Greek gift for South East, Onoh tells Atiku
I will provide equal opportunities for all, Omo-Agege assures
Niger Delta: Tough decisions, great expectations as Amnesty Programme reboots
Digital Space Capital MD hails hubby at 50, celebrates 20th wedding anniversary
Fake new naira notes circulate in cities
Rema: I’m scared of romance so I focus on money-making
EDITORIAL:Another empty threat?
•Those perpetrating illegal recruitments in the civil service must be punished to end the practice
The sword hanging over the Southeast
New image, a must for Ekiti
Messi vs. Ronaldo: Reality of life
The Labour Party must be showing us what it means not to be stingy this season.

The Punch

Protest as Lagos policemen enforcing ban kill motorcyclist
Rising attacks, vote-buying threaten polls, INEC cries out
UK targets 2024 for King Charles banknotes circulation
Money laundering: Okupe pays N13m, escapes two-year jail
Tinubu meets labour leaders, promises to tackle unemployment
My husband confessed to oral sex with my niece –Doctor’s wife
Air Force battles Zamfara terrorists, 50 bandits, soldiers killed
Orphan buys foodstuffs with fraud proceeds, bags jail
Daring female traveller wrestles Plateau kidnappers, escapes
A’Ibom man jailed 10 years for selling six-year-old
NGX retail transactions hit N26.62bn
Dangote Cement inaugurates CSR projects
Stakeholders move to tackle market infractions
Benue gov: Catholic priest, Assembly Speaker test popularity
Okupe’s conviction won’t demoralise me – Obi
Tinubu visits Cross River Tuesday
Obi answer to Nigeria’s problem – Delta LP candidate
Messi scorer, Tinubu dodger, says Omokri
Qatar 2022 Top 10 goals
‘Hits and flops of Qatar 2022’
Fans’ Footballer of the Year: Pickford beat Iwobi to award
Kizz Daniel hits 500 million Boomplay streams
JUST IN: Another victim of Asake’s concert crush dies
10 celebrity weddings that surprised fans in 2022
Court dissolves Paul Okoye’s marriage to Anita
Editorial: FG, states should revamp job creation schemes
When media men attack press freedom for politicians
I pray Christmas bring a lot of blessings – not brings!
Artificial intelligence for new drug discovery
Essence of life is to serve humanity –Oyewole
Concert stampede: Asake mourns dead fan, consoles injured
I can collaborate with anyone, Sola Allyson replies critics
Employing school-age children should be illegal – US Deputy Undersecretary
Ekiti gov awards 149 scholarships
Veritas varsity to represent Africa at global competition
Contribute to development, Achievers VC tells engineers
Why migration to other countries won’t end – Don


Protest Rocks Abuja Over Alleged Plot By DSS To Remove Emefiele
2023 POLLS: INEC, EFCC, Police, Others Move Against Vote Buying
Poor Procurement Law Hindering Budget Implementation – Federal Govt
Kogi: EFCC, CACOL, CACOBAG, Others Differ On Agbakoba
Money Laundering: Okupe Pays N13m Fine To Avoid Jail
Ohanaeze Demands Probe Of Alleged Killing Of 100 Northerners In South East
Qatar 2022 World Cup: Lessons For Nigeria
As New Currencies Remain Scarce, CBN Urges Nigerians To Be Patient
UNIABUJA Promotes 49 Lecturers To Professorial Rank
2023 POLLS: INEC, EFCC, Police, Others Move Against Vote Buying
Poor Procurement Law Hindering Budget Implementation – Federal Govt
Protest Rocks Abuja Over Alleged Plot By DSS To Remove Emefiele
Court Turns Down DSS’ ‘Secret’ Suit Against CBN Gov
Festivities: Economic Crunch Upsets Apple Cart Of Abuja Residents
15 Die In Niger, Ondo Auto Crashes
Kogi: Agbakoba Accuses EFCC Of Media Trial, Disregard For Rule Of Law
I’ll Ensure Your Communities Are Secured, Atiku Assures Southern Kaduna
Shehu Malami’s Demise Sad, Shocking – Buhari
Emefiele: We Will Not Be Intimidated By Any Protest – DSS
ITPN Recognizes Sterling Bank For Outstanding Feat
Coleman Wires And Cables: Transforming Housing, Oil and Telecom Industries
CSO Urges Nigerians To Reject Violence At Polls
Pomp As NEDC Flags Off Work On 32km Garkida-Dabna Road
Forex Scarcity: Bankers To Boost Non-oil Dollar Revenue
Bullish Trend To Persist On Stock Market This Week
Justice Actors Develop Advocacy Tools To Tackle Injustice
Lalong, Ambode, Others For Tinubu, Shettima National Engagement In Lagos
2023: APC Demands Probe, As Hoodlums Wreak Havoc In Ogun
FETHI Nursing School To Award Bachelor Degrees
Collect Your PVCs, Vote PDP – Akindele
Nigeria’s Tourism Potential Can Boost Economy If Harnessed, Says Gani Adams
Yuletide: Lagos Urges Residents To Be Safety Conscious
2,866 Vulnerable Households Benefit From FG’s GEEP 2.0 In Ondo
You’re My Boss Without A Boss, Melaye Hails Saraki At 60
SSANU Rejects Resolutions Of Gbajabiamila Education Summit
Group Commends President Muhammadu Buhari Over Appointment Of CNA
Yobe APC Chieftain Seeks Empowerment Of Women
Troops Kill 40 Terrorists In Zamfara
Gunmen Kidnap Catholic Priest In Abia
JUST-IN: Police Neutralise 12 Suspected Kidnappers In Bauchi
Federal Govt Releases Proofs Of Negotiation With Twitter
I’m Not involved In Any N170m Case Before EFCC – Kwara Businessman
Niger Commissioner Seeks PPP Initiative For Universal Health Coverage
INC Kicks Against Nomination Of NDDC ED From Non-oil-Producing LGA
Ebonyi Rep Distributes Relief Materials To Flood Victims
Mystery Fire Guts Owerri Magistrate Court
Ayade Flags Off 3rd Carnival Calabar Dry Run
‘Uzodimma Not Opposed To BVAS In Next Election’
600 Edo Residents Get UBTH Life Support Training
‘Ohuabunwa Can’t Be Associated With Abandoned Projects’
Appeal Court Judgement: Wali Asks Rivers APC Members To Make Sacrifices
Omo-Agege Can’t Threaten Okowa’s Vice Presidential Ambition, Says Delta PDP
Veteran Journalist, Okoro, Dies At 86
No Going Back On War Against Vote Buying, Says INEC Chairman
I’ll Ensure Your Communities Are Secured, Atiku Assures Southern Kaduna
2023: Is APC’s Rallies In Delta A Nightmare For PDP?
YPP To Police: Investigate Attack On Our Chairman’s Residence
Supreme Court Reinstates Youth Party As Registered Party
Labour Party Candidate Decries Fresh Attacks In Southern Kaduna
Hurst Hails Mbappe On Joining World Cup Final Hat-trick Club
Murray Wins Humanitarian Award For Donation To Ukraine
Messi Wins World Cup Best Player Award

The Sun

NDLEA seizes 5.4m kg of assorted illicit drugs, convicts 2,904 drug traffickers – Marwa
Nigeria Decides 2023: Police to deploy X-squad, intelligence officers, investigators to arrest vote buyers
Ugwuanyi, Mele Kyari, Wike, Ikpeazu, Fintiri, Diri, Igbinedion, Haruna, Moghalu, OPM GO, Ojikutu win The Sun Awards 2022
PDP crisis’ll soon be over –Ortom
People want to incite North against Igbo –Ohanaeze alleges
LP says Okupe has paid N13m fine after money laundering conviction
Petrol scarcity, expensive diesel not our fault – Oil marketers
Buhari to Aso Rock staff: You’ve denied me my wish for a quiet birthday
Peter Obi right on money he left in Anambra – Alex Otti
Our exclusion from education summit recipe for instability –SSANU
Doyin Okupe jailed 2 years for breaching money laundering Act
Minister slams APC, PDP, others over poor treatment of women
Ugwuanyi has shown Nsukka light of the day – Royal fathers
Atiku assures Southern Kaduna adequate security
Tinubu promises organised labour good fiscal policies
Enugu: APC chieftain collapses structure for Mbah
Host Community Day: Dangote Cement Ibese rolls out CSR projects
New naira notes scarcity persists
Petrol scarcity, expensive diesel not our fault –Oil marketers
Bodo-Bonny road project: Work’ll be completed December 2023 –Minister
CBN Limited cash policy’ll kill small scale businesses -Chief Uzoh, BoT OBMDA
Ighalo scores in crucial win by champions Al Hilal
Modric rules out international retirement
Obafemi Martins bags degree from Harvard University
2022 National Beach Volleyball Tour Games Village, G-Ranks emerge winners
Akinwunmi Charity Foundation 3SC, Remo Stars to thrill fans
NYSC board member, Oyewumi, hails Sports Minister on conferment of chieftaincy title
IMC to parley NPFL clubs on Wednesday
Khan, Laryea set for WBO belt showdown at ‘King Of The Ring 2
Donastars FC wins NDDC U-17 Cup
Karim Benzema retires from international football
I want to marry a young politician – Peju Johnson
Afro Icon EP inspirational, melodic -OHLA
Nollywood actress, Chichi Eze, weds lover Dec 29
$.1m at stake as Big Brother Titans kicks off Jan 15
‘Poor relationships, social networking reasons entertainers don’t excel
INEC holds key to integrity of elections
World Cup: Its lessons
The last Christmas
Buhari passes the ball to INEC
Tinubu’s faux pas and alternative reality
Corruption as greatest threat to 2023 elections
2023: Arrest rising security challenges in South East, LP stakeholders urge Buhari
Imo N-CARES: Govt’ll empower more people –Uzodimma
Obaseki, Germany officials inspect EMOWAA project site, partner to fast-track project realization
I never saved money in bank in 53 years of trading –Nduka, octogenarian businesswoman
Living in Abuja
Cult supremacy war
Stanbic IBTC adopts school, donates relief materials to pupils in Gombe
Greensprings School partners with Southampton FC, introduces football academy
NOCEN graduates 2,590 teachers for 4 academic sessions
Tinubu promises organised labour good fiscal policies
Bodo-Bonny road project: Work’ll be completed December 2023 –Minister
Bodo-Bonny road project: Work’ll be completed December 2023 –Minister
CBN Limited cash policy’ll kill small scale businesses -Chief Uzoh, BoT OBMDA
Olubadan: Family kicks against purported appointment of 2 Mogajis in one compound
…No respite as queues linger in Lagos
INEC holds key to integrity of elections
Enugu: APC chieftain collapses structure for Mbah
Privatisation Council approves payment of N1.3bn redundancy benefits to SAHCO’s ex-staff

Daily Trust

Potential Flashpoints To Watch Ahead Of 2023 Elections
Arms Deal: Court Convicts Okupe Of Money Laundering
Lafarge Promotes Road Safety, Launches 3rd Driving Institute
Police Kill Robbery Suspect In Kebbi
Police Neutralise 12 Suspected Bandits In Bauchi
Man, 44, Caught Having Sex With 12-Year-Old-Girl
Female Hunters Join Fight Against Bandits In Taraba
NAF Rescues 7 Chinese 6 Months After Abduction In Niger
Shehu Malami, Former Nigerian High Commissioner To S’Africa, Is Dead
I’ll Relocate From Kaduna By May 2023, El-Rufai Insists
Buhari: I Fixed Return Journey From US On 80th Birthday To Avoid Celebration
Police Kill Bandits’ Kingpin, 11 Others In Bauchi
Conviction: Okupe Victim Of Honest Mistake, Says Counsel
Fuel Scarcity: NMDPRA Moves To Sanction Erring Major Marketers In Kano
PENGASSAN Blames Marketers For Hoarding Petrol To Hike Price
Sterling Bank Boosts Nigerian Made Products Capacity
ACCI Urges FG To Rein In Inflation
CAPPA Urges FG To Stand Firm Beverage Tax
APC Will Retain Power In Gombe – Gov Yahaya
APC Campaign Launches App For Tinubu/Shettima
I Will Run Student-Friendly Gov’t In Sokoto – Aliyu
We’ll Overcome Crises Dividing PDP – Ortom
Kolawole Declines Appointment As Ekiti PDP Campaign Chair
Kenyan 100m Sprinter Otieno Handed Two-Year Doping Ban
Coman, Tchouameni Racially Abused After W/Cup Final Defeat
Access Bank Uses Polo Day Donation To Boost Child Education In South Africa
Qatar 2022 Ranks Third In Fan Attendance Record
2024 NSF: Ogun To Camp Athletes For 12 Months
Ghana Suspends Part Of Foreign Debt Payments
Twitter Users Tell Musk To Step Down As CEO
Saraki: The Visionary On The Sixth Floor
Poor Sensitization Affecting Universal Health Coverage
Warning Signals For 2023 Elections
Nigeria Police And The Ultimate Sacrifice
Editorial: Apt Liberalisation Of Varsity Academic Programmes
ALERT: NAFDAC Raises Alarm Over Fake COVID-19 Test Kits In Circulation
Cholera Outbreak: Cross River Gov’t Says Situation Under Control
Lafarge Promotes Road Safety, Launches 3rd Driving Institute


Govs out to ruin 2023 polls by stifling opposition — IPAC
Fraud: Labour Party may replace Doyin Okupe as Peter Obi’s campaign DG
Our potent anti-cancer drug awaiting clinical trials— Prof. Onyenekwe
Alleged defilement: Wife says husband suffering from sex addiction
Bandits kill 28 in Kaduna, security personnel, terrorists die in Zamfara ambush
2023: Okupe’s conviction won’t affect our campaign, says Labour Party
NAF, Vigilante, hunters comb Kwara forests for bandits
VSF blames worsening food inflation on attacks, displacement of Benue, Taraba farmers
Minister honour winners of Huawei national ICT competition
Kogi: CACOL, CACOBAG, 8 other anti-graft bodies tackle EFCC, back Agbakoba
Crisis: PDP’ll overcome challenges — Ortom
Omo-Agege to complete Koko-Ugbenu road, Koko Sports Stadium when elected
2023: Uber slashes fares for poll
Ebonyi sit-at-home: Attack victim cries for help as condition worsens
Diversification: Progressive Govs canvass legislative framework
Cash withdrawal limit: Protests as DSS moves against Emefiele
Mr & Mrs: The home is a stage
COP 15: Global ‘peace pact’ signed to protect nature
Ohanaeze denies killing of 100 northerners in South-East
Refining crude oil in PH refinery ‘ll reduce pump price – NOGASA
Displacement of Benue, Taraba farmers responsible for worsening food inflation — VSF
Cartoon: Federal Republic of Borrowers
Things to know about global biodiversity agreement
No going back On War against vote buying, says INEC Chairman Yakubu
We’ll sustain demolition of illegal structures during Yuletide — FCTA
Tier-1 banking stocks lift equity market by N53bn
Messi draped in immortality – FIFA
NRC enjoins motorist to use over passes for safety
Politicians have bought electorate over — Don
Makinde appoints new Rector for Oke-Ogun poly
LEGALCODE celebrates Excellence: Surprises 5 First Class students with Free Lawyer Wig and Gowns.
Amber Heard settles defamation case against ex-husband, Johnny Depp
We’ll return after World Cup loss to Argentina – Mbappe
Omo-Agege vows to resolve Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh land dispute if elected Governor
Beshth: The Arabian robe Messi wore at World Cup final
Tinubu vs Obiagbena: Secondus asks APC to disclose his health status
Video: Jubilation mood as Southern Kaduna stakeholders endorse Peter Obi
Politicians can’t bypass BVAS with purchase of PVCs – INEC
Restructuring: The Atiku, Kwankwaso, Obi, Tinubu perspectives
Bandits kill 28 in Kaduna, security personnel, terrorists die in Zamfara ambush
NAF, Vigilante, hunters comb Kwara forests for bandits
We’ll sustain demolition of illegal structures during Yuletide — FCTA
P. Diddy gifts 16-year-old twin daughters brand new Range Rovers
Zinoleesky’s forthcoming EP features Ayra Starr, Omah Lay
Second victim of Asake’s concert crush dies
Late Tupac’s ‘Hit Em Up’ emerges most streamed track from 90s – Spotify
Court dissolves Paul Okoye, Anita’s marriage

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