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News Headlines Dec 21, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Okupe Resigns as Labour Party Campaign DG
Delta Pensioners Protest Non-payment of Entitlements
2023: Don’t Compromise on Perpetrators of Hate Speeches in Kano, CSOs Urge Police
Lessons From the Second Niger Bridge
Back to the Oronsaye Report
Fayose’s Allies Kick against Inclusion of SDP Members in Atiku’s Campaign Team in Ekiti
Uzodimma Presents N475bn Budget
JAMB Announces Registration Date for 2023 UTME
Truck Driver Kills Tricycle Operator in A’Ibom
Brig-Gen Sunny Tuoyo Dies at 87
Tunji Idowu: Nigeria’s Gaming Sector Profitable
FARMERS, HERDERS, AND THE ISSUES
PenCom: Making Workers Home Ownership Dream a Reality
At 16.67%, Foreign Portfolio Investments in Stock Market Hits Over 9-year Low
Report Highlights Port Logistics, Access to Finance as Factors Hindering Exports
Subduing Poverty via Social Safety Net
Wema Bank: Digital Banking Can Aid Financial Inclusion in Nigeria
Chevron Relocation: Ogu Youths Congress Threatens To Paralyse Onne Port
How Postly is Changing Digital Marketing for Businesses, Influencers
Stock Market Close Flat as ASI Settles at 49,416.18pts
LASAA Launches 2023 Mobile Advert Stickers for Branded Vehicles
Ending Violence Against Women and Girls
Nigeria’s Flood Debacle: The Future Starts Now
How Canadian Rapper, Drake, Bet365, Others Lost over $13m at World Cup
Why Lagos Needs State-of-the-Art Gaming Facility
Fortnite’s $520m Settlement Is Biggest Penalty Imposed
LASPOTECH School of Agriculture Alumni Launch N10m Faculty Endowment Fund
SEPLAT: Empowering Youths for Self-Reliance, National Devt
PAMO as Model for Medical Education
APWEN Empowers Mentors to Boost Female Engineers’ Inclusion in Aviation, Automotive Sectors
Ex MTN Executive, Adebiyi, Awards Scholarships to Ogun Students
Stanbic IBTC Adopts Gombe School
PenOp Condemns Passage of Bill Exemption National Assembly Service from CPS
Boosting Depositors’ Confidence Amidst Challenges
LCFE Inducts 83 Commodities Brokers

The Nation

Tinubu unveils funding plan for infrastructure revolution
•‘It’s possible to build in difficult times’ •North’s Christian forum endorses Tinubu/Shettima •Cross River APC crisis resolved
CBN releases security features of new naira notes
Governors okay plan to sell off five power plants
Okupe resigns as Obi’s campaign DG
Senate confirms Onochie, Airhiavbere, Ogunmola, 10 others for NDDC board
Senate probes Accountant-General over alleged N978b from SWVs
Local govt autonomy: NULGE mobilises against parties opposing Bill
INEC needs 100,000 cars, 4,200 boats to distribute election materials, says Yakubu
NYSC won’t be optional, scrapped, says minister
Police advisory
Lagos refunds N743.5m to 564 intending pilgrims
‘Nothing must hinder children from classrooms’
Reps probe alleged loss of $2.4b revenue from illegal sale of 48m barrels of crude oil
Wike to dole out N60m to families of three slain policemen
303 died in 524 crashes in Niger this year, says FRSC
Teen arrested for ‘traffic robbery’
Police kill four kidnap suspects in Abia
Greater Lagos Fiesta returns after two years
How Tinubu will reposition health sector, by Pitan
Christian body seeks inclusion politics in Kwara
Solomon to Lagos APC: Work hard for victory
Omo-Agege makes promises to Ijaw, Itsekiri communities
Equities sustain rally with N54b gain
Ericsson: 5G will allow subscribers to manage data use
Norrenberger unveils Dollar-based mutual fund
Wema Bank seeks Fintech firms’ contributions to economy

The Punch

‘Bullion van’ politicians after CBN – Atiku-Okowa campaign council
FG generated $547m from 5G auction, says Buhari
I will step down as Twitter CEO if… – Musk
Cash limits: Reps order CBN to stay action, banks adamant
I buried my dad with Yahoo money, says 21-year-old
Soldiers kill guest as siblings clash at funeral
Adeleke’s aide indicted by #ENDSARS panel, group alleges
Hisbah hunts homosexual couple, arrests 15 female guests
Scores of residents killed in bombardment – Zamfara gov
Truck driver kills tricycle rider, hoodlums loot rice
3,434 drug offenders convicted in 22 months – NDLEA
Aviation fuel scarcity worsens, flight disruptions loom
Oil firms will return to full production – FG
FG stops cash payment of estacode to workers
Atiku promises to open up economy, tackle insecurity
LP campaign council will decide on Okupe’s resignation – Spokesman
Atiku campaigns in Katsina, pledges to address insecurity
Fulani youths meet Igbo elders group, back Obi
Kachikwu jubilates as court sacks Nwosu-led ADC exco
Kalu eyes quick return
Adepoju, Shorunmu, others receive house keys from FG
Osimhen rules out January exit
Editorial: Nigerians, stop selling your PVCs
Elite conspiracy against Nigerians
Importance of WASH to Nigerians
2023: From deep blue sea to clarity

Leadership

2023: Federal Govt Counters ‘No Achievement’ Claim By Opposition
Withdrawal Limit: Lawmakers Refuse To Shift Ground, Gbajabiamila Meets Buhari
NIPC Snores As Nigeria Loses More Investment Opportunities
NIMC Records 93.5m Enrollment On Database
World Bank Backs CBN On Naira Redesign, Fears Impact Of Short Transition Period
Jaiz Takaful Increases Gross Contribution By 93%
Lafarge Africa Commits To Safer Environment
Shoprite Affirms Expansion Plans, Unveils 25th Store
Savannah Energy To Raise $270m From Nigeria-based Assets, Others
Don Task Govt To Improve Funding In Tertiary System
Chevron Relocation: Niger-Delta Youths Threaten To Paralyse Onne Port
Teksight Edge Grabs Entertainment, Technology PR Awards At LaPRIGA
Dangote Cement: Investing In Host Communities Through Multi-million Naira CSR Projects
Lotus Bank: A Dedication To Economic Growth And Ethical Prosperity
Adopting MMS To Reverse Maternal, Child Mortality In Nigeria
Healthy Environment Key To Sustainable Development – WHO
How You Can Prevent Avoidable Blindness
AbdulRazaq Says PDP Return Will Stop Kwara’s Progress
Omo-Agege Can Restore Lost Glory To Delta Ijaws – Hon Akpodubakaye
Shettima’s Governance Track Record Complements Tinubu’s – KSM
Bullion Van Politicians After CBN, Says Atiku/Okowa Campaign
ADC Won’t Trade 2023 Mandate With APC, PDP, LP – Kachikwu
Sowore Mocks LP Over Okupe’s Resignation As Campaign DG
Prelate Mbang To Obi, ‘God Will Use You To Deliver Nigeria’
Saraki Prays For Nigeria’s Healing
Delta PDP Says Nigeria In Grim Situation
I Have Capacity To Manage Nigeria After Buhari –Prof Imumolen
2023: FCT Natives Present Charter Of Demands To Presidential Candidates
INEC To Use 100,000 Vehicles, 4,200 Boats For 2023 Elections
NAF Begins Enlistment For 2022 DSSC
Governor Inuwa Opens New Vista For Almajiri Education, Commissions Ultra-Modern Tsangaya School
Poor Funding Hampering Safety In Workplace – Ministry
2023: I Won’t Fail Kano Electorate If Elected, Says Guwana
2022 Hajj: NAHCON Secures N107.8m Refund From Saudi Arabia
I’m Eager To Leave Presidential Villa For Daura – Buhari
Enugu Guber: Methodist Church Assures Mbah Of Massive Votes
Reps Set To Probe $2.4bn Revenue Loss From Illegal Crude Oil Sale
Federal Govt Raises N130bn From Assets Privatisation
NAFDAC Seizes N8m Fake, Adulterated Wines In Lagos
Federal Govt Confident Of Restoration Of Nigeria’s Crude Oil Production Capacity
Federal Govt Gets Japan’s $242.4m Loan For Lagos, Ogun Power Project
Obi-Datti Campaign Coordinator, Maigari, Alleges Threat To Life
How Nigeria Can Surpass Morocco’s Semifinal Feat At 2026 World Cup – Yakmut
Aimola Takes Over From George As CCA Abuja
IMC Vows To Restore Nigeria’s Elite Football League Glory
Orji Kalu’s Second Term Bid Suffers Setback
Qualcomm Unveils Africa Innovation Platform
NCDMB Investment Intervention In Northern Nigeria To Boost LPG Penetration
Constitution Of NDDC Board, Buhari’s 80th Birthday Gift To Niger Delta
Anti-democratic Forces’ May Sabotage 2023 Elections, Falana Warns
Agbakoba Approaches Court To Test EFCC’s Powers
Benin Bronzes: Germany Returns 20 Looted Artefacts To Nigeria
NIPC Snores As Nigeria Loses More Investment Opportunities
Withdrawal Limit: Lawmakers Refuse To Shift Ground, Gbajabiamila Meets Buhari
After Conviction, Okupe Quits As Obi-Datti Campaign DG
Shehu Malami: Litany Of Tributes
I’ll Reopen All Borders To Boost Economy – Atiku
Tinubu Intervenes In Cross River APC Crisis
Flight Delays, Cancellation Loom Over Jet-A1 Scarcity – Airlines
Juicy Tales From Sarkin Sudan
LEADERSHIP Golf Digest Debuts
Insecurity: South East Governors’ Silence Not Golden
Celebrating The Oak Jubilee Of Buhari
Gbajabiamila Meets Buhari Over Rising Election Violence, Cash Withdrawal Limit Policy
Osinbajo Pays Condolence Visit To Late Malami’s Family
Justice Center Hails Abuja Court For Rejecting DSS Arrest Warant For Emefiele
Meet Adike Wisdom Izuchukwu, The Young Nigerian Content Writer
BREAKING: Doyin Okupe Resigns As Peter Obi’s Campaign DG
Federal Govt To Discontinue Cash Withdrawal From All Public Accounts
I’m Looking Forward To Returning To Daura In 5 Months, Says Buhari
FCT Natives Protest Demolition Of Structures In Kpaduma 1, 2 Communities
2023 UTME Registration To Start January 14 – JAMB
NDLEA Seizes 100m Pills Of Tramadol In 22 Months – Marwa
Cash Withdrawal Limit: Emefiele Shuns Reps Invitation For Second Time
NAF Begins Enlistment For 2022 Direct Short Service Course
Acting NYSC DG Warns Corps Members Against Crime, Says No Immunity For Them
German Museum Returns 92 Benin Bronzes To Nigeria
AbdulRazaq Says PDP Return Will Stop Kwara’s Progress
Shettima’s Governance Track Record Complements Tinubu’s – KSM
ADC Won’t Trade 2023 Mandate With APC, PDP, LP – Kachikwu
Sowore Mocks LP Over Okupe’s Resignation As Campaign DG
Prelate Mbang To Obi, ‘God Will Use You To Deliver Nigeria’

The Sun

Yuletide: Expect flight delays, cancellations over fuel scarcity –Domestic airlines
2023: Tinubu, Atiku, Obi rave up campaigns
FG to discontinue cash withdrawals from all public accounts
INEC to deploy ,1m vehicles, 4,200 boats for 2023 poll
Crisis rocks NHF over FG’s withdrawal of 40% workers’ contribution
FG generates $547m from 5G auction –Buhari
Desperate politicians after Emefiele -PDP PCC
Opposition parties ganging up against Buhari, claims minister
Wike gives N60m to 3 slain policemen’s families
Uzodimma presents N475bn budget of ‘wealth expansion’ for 2023
Think Enugu for business investments, Gov. Ugwuanyi tells investors
Fake LASTMA officer bags 4-month jail
Obi: I’ll create thriving environment for students to thrive, gets Fulani group’s endorsement
Okupe steps aside as Obi’s campaign DG
2023: I’ll end poverty in Nigeria, if elected president –Tinubu
PDP presidential rally: Atiku shuts down Katsina
Nigeria Decides 2023: Anxiety in Ebonyi PDP over court rulings
Understanding the logic of cheaper cash handling practices
Q3: Insurance industry’s GPI hits N532.7bn –NAICOM
2022: Tough all round, but our story is different –Sanlam Insurance
Fuze Festival: Young Stars to grab N32m from PFA today
PenCom named top performing agency
Leeds Utd legend finally admits gaffe on Aribo
Gusau salutes Amusan, others over CAA ratings
Nigeria drops in FIFA ranking, Morocco’s Africa’ number 1
Nigerian Junior Curlers clinch Africa’s first 2024 Youth Winter Olympics ticket
Buhari congratulates Sports Minister on Daura title
Osimhen not considering January exit
… Wants to win title with Napoli
Afenifere and the golden rule
Ethnic nationalities and emerging challenges in Nigeria (4)
‘Mammoth crowd’: Old-fashioned phrase
Hidden secrets behind near-success syndrome (16)
INEC holds key to integrity of elections
World Cup: Its lessons
Understanding the logic of cheaper cash handling practices
Q3: Insurance industry’s GPI hits N532.7bn –NAICOM
2022: Tough all round, but our story is different –Sanlam Insurance
Fuze Festival: Young Stars to grab N32m from PFA today
PenCom named top performing agency
Nigeria targets forex from export of seafarers under NSDP
Nigeria,Benin submit 2025 AFCON bid as CAF decides February 10
9th Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Foundation special – Organisers

Daily Trust

Okupe Steps Down As Peter Obi’s Campaign DG
Again, Emefiele Shuns Reps Summon Over Cash Withdrawal Limits
Gbajabiamila Meets Buhari Over Cash Withdrawal Limit, Trapped ‘N89trn’ Stamp Duty
Shehu Malami: Exit Of A Quintessential Sokoto Prince
Danpullo: A Tycoon’s Battle Away From Home
Morocco World Cup Team Arrives Home To Heroes’ Welcome
Argentines Dance, Cry And Cheer As W/Cup Winners Return
IMC To Announce 2023 NPFL Kick-Off Date Today
‘They Can’t Demoralise Me’, Peter Obi Speaks On Okupe’s Conviction
Hisbah Arrests 19 Youths At Same-Sex Wedding In Kano
Scores Of Bandits, 13 Soldiers Killed In Zamfara, Bauchi Clashes
Buhari: $547m Generated From 5G Auction
Six Ways To Identify Fake Naira Notes
Again, Emefiele Shuns Reps Summon Over Cash Withdrawal Limits
FG Earns N1.4trn From VAT, CIT In 3 Months – NBS
‘Increase Wages Of Domestic Workers To Cushion Harsh Economy’
85% Of Our Supply Chain Locally Sourced – Eat’N’Go
JAIZ Takaful Grows Premium By 93%, Pays N301m Claims
Gombe North: Dankwambo, Alkali Back For Another Bout
Dozens Of APC Members Join PDP In Lagos, Back Atiku
Court Sacks Nwosu-Led ADC Executive
Atiku Vows To Reopen Borders, Donates N50m To Victims Of Banditry In Katsina
After Conviction, Okupe Steps Down As Obi’s Campaign DG
Morocco World Cup Team Arrives Home To Heroes’ Welcome
Argentines Dance, Cry And Cheer As W/Cup Winners Return
IMC To Announce 2023 NPFL Kick-Off Date Today
3SC Receive N100m NPFL-Dozy Mmobuosi Super Cup Cash Prize
Sports Enthusiasts Donate To Orphanage In Calabar
Taliban Suspends University Education For Afghan Women
See First Pictures Of King Charles Banknotes Unveiled By Bank Of England
Rivers State, Politics Of Change In Nigeria: A Historic Anomaly
How Governments Define Realities, Create Prosperity Or Poverty
The New Mosquito In Buhari’s Administration
Editorial: Fill The Supreme Court Vacancies
2023 UTME: JAMB To Commence Registration In January

Vanguard

FG bans cash withdrawals from public accounts
Insecurity, hyper inflation force bleak Christmas, New Year on South-East residents
Cybersecurity demands adequate manpower, updated laws — Nwachukwu, Zoracom CEO
Global microchip shortage threatens businesses in Nigeria
Banks reduce new naira notes per cash withdrawal
Festival of Joy: My son prayed for God to give me a car — Ibadan Glo car winner
2023 polls: Why politicians‘ll get away with bad governance – DG, NIIA
Baptist conference to FG: End insecurity, inflation, cost of living
Vote against LG autonomy: NULGE shuts down Ondo Assembly
Cash withdrawal policy: Reps re-invite CBN gov for explanation tomorrow
2023: Transport unions to lift over 1m personnel, 100,000 vehicles, 4,200 boats for INEC
Economic pitfalls incoming govt must avoid — NECA
NDDC: Senate confirms Onochie, Airhiavbere, Ogbuku, Ogunmola, 9 others
Insecurity, hyper inflation force bleak Christmas, New Year on South-East residents
‘Bullion van politicians’ responsible for CBN gov’s travails — Atiku/Okowa Campaign
2023: Fulani youths meet Igbo elders, endorse Obi/Datti for presidency
You can’t deny Buhari’s giant strides – Lai slams opposition
Boko Haram invades Borno communities razes houses, foodstuff, livestock
JAMB commences registration of 2023 UTME January 14
INFLATION: Expert advises against continued monetary policy tightening
Looted artefacts: Germany returns 22 Benin bronzes to Nigeria
Fake LASTMA official bags 4-month jail term
Family seeks justice for slain RTEAN member
Refusal to pay ransom: 10 soldiers killed, 213 terrorists neutralised in Zamfara
Accountant sentenced to 304 years for forgery, stealing
Tinubu will hire best hands if emerges President — Dafinone
Yiaga Africa, NBA-YLF train lawyers on election transparency, justice for young aspirants
Young Lawyers to defend election litigations for young candidates
Naira loses slightly to dollar by 0.26%
Qatar 2022: A moment in history for football and Africa
China’s economy sustains resilience
FG insists on 3mbpd oil production target amidst serious challenges
Govs agree with FG on NIPPPs’ sale
Soludo increases workers’ salary by 10%, gives N15,000 Christmas bonus
Labour Party Presidential Campaign DG, Okupe resigns
Resign as Peter Obi’s campaign DG now – Onanuga tells Okupe
We’ll beat them silly, Tinubu brags in Calabar
Five interesting places couples can have fun during Christmas
Buni orders release of detained teenager who allegedly insulted him
Davido hints at releasing album next year
How to identify fake Naira notes
Banks reduce new naira notes per cash withdrawal
INFLATION: Expert advises against continued monetary policy tightening
How to know fake Naira notes; security features — CBN
Expert laments challenges to export business in Nigeria
5 unforgettable moments in Nigerian Sports in 2022

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