News Headlines Dec 22, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 22, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


History as Sanwo-Olu Completes Infrastructure Work on Lagos Blue Rail Line
Emefiele: British Parliamentarian Seeks Independent Institutions Ahead of 2023 Elections
Flood Disaster: Buhari Seeks Senate Approval for N819.5bn Supplementary Budget
15 Years After, NUPRC Announces Bid for Seven Deep Offshore Oil Assets
FG: We Can No Longer Deliver $1.96bn Eastern Railway Corridor By May
APC PCC Accuses PDP of Alleged Plot to Incite Violence, Derail 2023 Elections
Savings from Oil Revenues Could Help Africa’s Producers Manage Price Swings, Says the IMF
2023 Elections: Corp Members Tasked to Be Neutral
FG Approves N135.9bn for Road Projects, N3bn for Payment of Police Life Insurance Premium
House to Probe Alleged Loss of $2.4bn from Illegal Sale of 48 Million Barrels of Crude
PAPSS Achieves ISO 27701 Certification, Demonstrates Commitment to Stakeholders’ Data Security, Privacy
Buhari: With ‘Eyemark,’Citizens, CSOs Now Empowered to Monitor, Evaluate Govt’s Projects
Flood Disaster: Buhari Seeks National Assembly’s Approval for N819.5bn Supplementary Budget
Buhari: I’m Ready to Campaign for Tinubu, Others
Africa Prudential, 20 Others Lift Stock market by N32bn
Wema Bank Supports SMEs with N1bn Loans for Renewable Energy
Standard Chartered Wins Global Transaction Banking Innovation Awards
Lafarge Commissions CSR Projects in Host Communities Across Nigeria
Qualcomm Announces AfricaInnovation Platform
Verve Rewards Winners
Gomoney Restates Commitment to Demystify Bills Payment for Nigerians
Tek Experts Wins IT Support Company of the Year Award
Experts: Talent Development Key to Economic Sustainability
Akere: Oyetola Will Be Back as Osun Governor
Buhari: I’m Ready to Campaign for Tinubu, All APC Candidates
IHS Nigeria: “Better Connections, Better Opportunities”
Rollace’s True Hospitality Drive for Nigerians
FG Urged to Embrace PPP, Invest in Technology to Strengthen Healthcare
Foundation Donates Food, Clothes to the Indigent Nigerians
For LUTH, Its Three Decades of Healthcare Delivery, Viable Partnerships
Dettol, Harpic, and Mortein Win Big at 2022 Brandcom Awards
Gov Diri Rues Super Eagles Absence at Qatar 2022 World Cup
Heavyweight Champions Fury, Usyk Agree Unification Bout
Mbappe Returns to PSG Training
Guardiola Salutes World Cup Winners Alvarez and Messi
Gamr to Partner NFF on FIFA Nations Cup
Moscalino, Ozone Win Lagos Table Tennis League
FIFA Faces Backlash over ‘GOAT’ Debate Tweet
Argentina’s Victory Parade Leaves Two Dead, Five in Coma
FIFA Clears Banda to Play for Zambia at Women’s World Cup
Bauchi Poly Matriculates 6,268 Students
Peter Obi, Atiku, Kwankwaso and 2023

The Nation

CBN naira reforms: Heavy protest rocks Abuja
CSOs warn DSS on plot against Emefiele I’m attending to health challenges, CBN boss tells Reps Deputy governor to brief lawmakers on cash withdrawal limits, new currency notes
PHOTOS: Osinbajo visits Tinubu, Shettima
JUST IN: Hoodlums attack another INEC office in Imo as NSCDC chief warns commanders
CBN reverses cash withdrawal policy, extends limit to N500,000
Hajj: Saudi cancels age limit, PCR tests for pilgrims
Why many Nigerians may not vote in 2023, by INEC
FEC okays N273.143b for roads, environmental projects
Secessionist agitation smokescreen for criminality, says IG
Again, UK court denies Ekweremadu bail
Reps seek introduction of anti-corruption studies into school curricula
Ondo, Edo polls: Senate probes ministry over N700m from SWVs
Eastern railway corridor won’t be ready by May, says Fed Govt
Emefiele to Reps on reason for absence: I’m unwell, out of country
Second Niger Bridge users to pay toll, says Fed Govt
Suspected cultists behead youth leader in Akwa Ibom
Badagry fire claims one life, destroys three buildings
303 died in 524 crashes in Niger this year, says FRSC
Teen arrested for ‘traffic robbery’
Shettima the most qualified running mate- Associates
Tinubu presidency will actualise EPZ project, says Omo Agege
Umenzekwe: Blackmail won’t stop Tinubu’s victory
How Tinubu will reposition health sector, by Pitan
Capital market operators get deadline for registration renewal
Ikeja Hotels seeks N1.14b new capital from shareholders
Polaris’ digital bank backs SMEs with multiple loan offers
Fed Govt opens trading on N1.74b new savings bonds
DJ Victoria wins maiden Prime Lagos Show
I’m under pressure to get married, says BBN Veeiye
I want kids, love but I don’t want marriage, says BBN’s Tega Dominic
Forgive me for marrying another woman, Yul Edochie begs first wife
EDITORIAL: Debtor-neighbours
• We welcome Reps’ probe into N4.14trn unpaid electricity bills by our international customers
The saboteurs in Biafra
Beware a world where artists are replaced by robots. It’s starting now
Ranking Nigeria’s richest: Let’s play by logic
Lessons from Qatar 2022
On the matter of Doyin Okupe
Hope of a new Nigeria
Nigerian youths’ need for mentorship
How to renew hope in Nigeria
ASUU; Buhari@80; CBN: Cashless vs Cash crunch
Be the Christmas

The Punch

Dangote Cement gets recognition on climate change
Ofili-Ajumogobia’s reinstatement and judiciary credibility
Buhari will campaign for Tinubu, others – Presidency
Fuel scarcity: Depots dry up, Nigerians face bleak Christmas
Buhari seeks fresh N819bn loan, domestic debts hit N22.57tn
Cash limits: Emefiele bows to pressure, raises withdrawals to N500,000, N5m
Buhari seeks Senate approval for CBN advance restructuring
Police fume as cultists behead A’Ibom youth leader
Okada ban: Cop detained for killing Lagos motorcyclist
Ratings paraded for killing cop, inmate blackmails from prison
Lagos plumber tortured by SARS, framed for murder acquitted
Father, son in court for slapping Ogun doctor
Lack of funds halts Eastern railway project —FG
Parliamentary system won’t accommodate all Nigerians – Ondo NNPP rep candidate
APC launches youth campaign council
Buying PVCs, waste of time, INEC tells politicians
Peter Obi in Calabar, vows to secure Nigeria
2023: Buhari’ll campaign for Tinubu, others — Presidency
Rainoil tourney triumph thrills Edwards
UFC: Adesanya, Usman remain top in latest rankings
Team Absolute win Oba Elegushi Tennis Championship
Happy birthday ‘stepmother’, Paulo’s daughter hails Iyabo Ojo
10 celebrity deaths that rocked showbiz in 2022
Polygamy: Yul Edochie publicly apologises to first wife
Singer Harrysong welcomes second daughter
Actress Iyabo Ojo unveils lover on 45th birthday
Editorial: Nigerians, stop selling your PVCs
Train did not kill her, our road environment did
The inspiration called Messi
The DSS needs intelligent officers
On Makinde, Sanwo-Olu, Wike’s visit to ACU
A nuanced critique of Peter Obi’s OBIdients
RE: When media men attack press freedom for politicians
Electoral Act, BVAS, Buhari’s greatest gifts to Nigerians – APGA presidential candidate
Nigeria needs huge fund to kickstart fight against climate change
Osun LG vaccinates 10,500 children against Polio
Doctors, nurses emigration affecting our health sector – FG


Withdrawal Limit: Lawmakers Refuse To Shift Ground, Gbajabiamila Meets Buhari
Tinubu Gave Alms, Not Bribe In Viral Video, APC Campaign Clarifies
JUST-IN: Osinbajo, Tinubu In Closed-door Meeting Over 2023 Polls
APC Canada Urges PCC To Scrutinise Diaspora Representatives
Kwara Police Nab 3 Killers Of Ekiti NSCDC Personnel, 2 Suspected Kidnappers
Adegbite Urges Professionals Ethics Among COMEG Inductees
Nigeria Risks Blacklist By Global Finance Bodies Over Allegations Against Emefiele – CSITT
BREAKING: CBN Increases Weekly Cash Withdrawal Limits
2023: Desperate Politicians Behind CBN, DSS Face-off – Group
Saudi Arabia Restores 95,000 Hajj Seats To Nigeria For 2023
Gov Bello Has Performed Beyond Expectations In Kogi – Group
50 Persons To Get Kwara Merit Awards
Police Distorting Facts On Cult Crisis That Claimed 9 Lives In Rivers – Group
Buhari Launches App That Helps Citizens Monitor Capital Projects
Hoodlums Kill 2 Policemen In Kogi
Labour Party Tackles CSO For Linking Peter Obi To IPOB
Lagos Traffic Agency Begins Manhunt For Keke Riders Over Attack On Officials
2023: Peter Obi Remains Our Best Candidate – Group
DSS Offensive Against Emefiele Barbaric, Reckless Abuse Of Power – Falana
CSO Backs Bill Seeking Establishment Of Chemical Technology Institute
Mbappe Returns To Training Days After World Cup Disappointment
CBN Gov: Let Nobody Politicise Security, DSS Operations – Saraki
Marafa Condoles With Victims Of Military Airstrike In Zamfara
JUST-IN: Taraba Speaker, Kunini, Resigns, Kizito Takes Over
Senate Passes Business Facilitation Bill Into Law

The Sun

Buhari inaugurates Eyemark to empower citizens to monitor capital projects real-time
CBN releases security features of new Naira notes amid counterfeiting concerns
NSCDC uncovers plot to attack INEC facilities
Cash withdrawal limit: I’m attending to health issues, Emefiele tells Reps
Delta APC loses 5 in boat mishap, PDP campaign chieftain, driver die in road crash
FG apologises over dozens killed in Zamfara military airstrikes, senator seeks probe
Eastern rail corridor no longer feasible –FG
Flood: Buhari sends N819.5bn supplementary budget to NASS
…Launches project monitoring app, EYEMARK
Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat, others test run mass rail transit scheme
NSCDC uncovers plot to attack INEC facilities
Drug war: Marwa lauds ASR Africa over N500m grant to NDLEA
Abia APC reaffirms loyalty to Kalu
Obi accepts Okupe’s resignation
PDP accuses APC of plot to disrupt polls
Why I’ve not been on Tinubu’s campaign trail –Buhari
Wike threatens to jail politicians with Executive Orders 21, 22
Oil production to hit 3m bpd soon –FG
Africa accounts for only 2.4% of global GDP, says ECOWAS
ID4D project to accelerate NIN capturing of marginalised groups
CBN releases security features of new Naira notes amid counterfeiting concerns
…Widens cash withdrawal limit to N5m
GOtv Boxing Night 27: Organisers promise maximum security
Osimhen: Spalletti has made me a better player
Lookman returns to training
Lagos SWAN congratulates Nezianya, the newly elected NOC PRO
Super Cup pre-season tournament: IMC, sponsor present N100m prize money to 3SC
Dare rolls out Buhari’s scorecard on sports
Para athletes, widows to benefit as ANFASSC holds Seed of Love Outreach today
Still on road to credible elections in Nigeria
Democracy in trouble
Meeting Jagaban’s childhood playmates
Meffy’s messy profile
Before EFCC gets off executive apron strings
Afenifere and the golden rule
Politicians mopping up PVCs wasting resources, energy –INEC
Democracy in trouble
Nigeria Decides 2023: Why Atiku must reconcile with Wike –Onor, PDP guber candidate
Christmas: Badejo urges Nigerians to show love
Eastern rail corridor no longer feasible –FG
Civil society groups condemn attacks on PenCom DG
Still on road to credible elections in Nigeria
PDP accuses APC of plot to disrupt polls
Drug war: Marwa lauds ASR Africa over N500m grant to NDLEA
Chinese envoy commends NAF over rescue of 7 abducted nationals
IGP declares war on gunmen in South East
Ehamufu: Ugwuanyi pushes for peace, holds strategic meetings
Articulations on the right to health
Eko electricity and its customers
Traditional rulers crucial in abating insecurity – Adams
Gambia foils alleged coup attempt, arrests four soldiers
Fayemi tasks journalists on professionalism

Daily Trust

I’m Attending To Health Issues Abroad – Emefiele Writes Reps
World Cup: Messi Evacuated By Helicopter After Crowds Swarm Team Bus
CBN Raises Individual Cash Withdrawal Limit To N500,000 Weekly
Has Dangote Tomato Factory Shut Down As Claimed By Reno Omokri?
Nigeria Gets $100,000 Grants To Support Flood Victims
Buhari’s STEM Advocacy Sparks Fresh Interest
Katsina Govt Commits To Enroll More Girls In School, Improve Skills
Groups Laud PenCom DG As Pension Assets Hits N14.6tr
2023 Hajj: Nigeria To Get 95,000 Slots As Saudi Removes COVID-19 Barriers
Taraba Speaker Resigns, Says Reason Personal
IPOB Attacks: Igbo Avoid Christmas Trips To South East
Zamfara Airstrikes: Bandits Seize Residents As Human Shields
Nigeria Gets $100,000 Grants To Support Flood Victims
2023: Hoodlums Attack Another INEC Office In Imo
Stop Colluding With Oil Thieves, Navy Warns Officers
Two APC Supporters Drown, 3 Missing After Attending Campaign In Delta
Federal, State Fire Services Fight Over Revenue In Cross River
Tek Experts Bags IT Award
Firm Seeks Improved Gas Market To End Flaring
SON Warns Against Flouting Standards
FG Pushes For Gas Penetration In Northern Nigeria
We Received 2,988 BVAS In Gombe — REC
PDP Hails APC For Withdrawing Suit Against Wike
Taraba Assembly Gets New Speaker As Kunini Resigns
PDP, APC Clash Over ‘Plans’ To Disrupt 2023 Elections
CAF’s Main Target Is For African Team To Win World Cup – Motsepe
World Cup: Messi Evacuated By Helicopter After Crowds Swarm Team Bus
NBA: Jokic Inspires Nuggets To Take Top Spot In The West
Morocco World Cup Team Arrives Home To Heroes’ Welcome
Argentines Dance, Cry And Cheer As World Cup Winners Return
Coup Attempt Foiled In Gambia – Gov’t
Globalised Food Systems Are Making Hunger Worse
Rivers State, Politics Of Change In Nigeria: A Historic Anomaly
Editorial: All Sides Must Come Clean On Stamp Duty


CBN raises cash withdrawal limits
PDP condoles with APC over Delta boat mishap
Terrorism Financing: Egmont Group, Saraki, Lord Hannan, CNPP, CSOs warn DSS over Emefiele
We’ll resist every temptation, attack from political gladiators – Ebonyi REC vows
NYSC to Corps members: Avoid using social media for ethnic jingoism, promotion of hatred
CBN raises cash withdrawal limits
Poor choice of leadership, Nigeria’s challenge, says Obi
PDP condoles with APC over Delta boat mishap
Litigations stalling Ogoni clean up, Calabar dredging – FG
PDP chieftain, driver die in auto crash in Delta
How FG is frustrating states governments’ programmes – Edo DG
Osinbajo visits Tinubu
Buhari’ll campaign for Tinubu, others in 2023 – Presidency
Gunmen allegedly attack Imo governor’s appointee
FG approves Group Life Assurance for Nigeria Police
Photos: Osinbajo visits Tinubu in Abuja
Poverty, hunger, insecurity signposts of APC governance – Okowa
Cash withdrawal: CBN revises individuals limits to N500,000 weekly
Best Christmas gift ideas for good boss
10 important things to do before 2023
2023: APC ‘ll win all elections fairly, squarely, Buhari boasts
Ugwuanyi to meet with Ortom over Eha-Amufu killings
Attacks on INEC offices: Invite PDP leaders for questioning, APC charges security agencies
Christmas: Adeleke approves distribution of rice to 332 wards; APC kicks
CBN bows to pressure, raises weekly withdrawal limits
How to enjoy Christmas on a low budget
Atiku will provide jobs, opportunities for Nigerians to start own businesses – Reno Omokri
2023: Our vote is for Tinubu and Dikko – Katsina teachers
2023: Group accuses Obi of working with IPOB, Labour Party fumes
Shun corruption, retire peacefully, Fashola charges civil servants
Eleven electrocuted in Zaria, many injured
Enugu: Over 100 persons slaughtered in Eha-Amufu, says Ohanaeze Youths
2023: APC Canada raises alarm over diaspora impersonators
Gunmen kill 2 Police Patrol Officers in Lokoja
Rivers 2023: Outstanding service delivery, PDP’s vote buying technique to retain power – Wike
Tinubu gave alms out of compassion, not bribe – APC PCC
Buhari commissions first African Quality Assurance Centre in Ogun
Resignation: Doyin Okupe has projected Nigeria positively – Labour Party
Be wary of candidates promising ‘privatisation of all sectors’ – Fashola
Atiku donates N50m to victims of Katsina bandit attack
Ronaldo, De Bruyne, 8 other players that flopped at 2022 FIFA World Cup
20 players who represented ‘adopted’ countries at Qatar 2022 World Cup
Photos: Jubilation as Argentina return home with World Cup trophy
10 important things to do before 2023
How to enjoy Christmas on a low budget
Eleven electrocuted in Zaria, many injured
Just in: Lagos Rail Mass Transit: Marina-Mile-2 blue line ready
Uganda charges US couple with child trafficking
Iyabo Ojo celebrates 45th birthday, unveils identity of lover, Paul Okoye
Boomplay, Apple Music, Spotify make Burna Boy No. 1 Artist Of 2022
Harrysong, wife welcome second child
‘I didn’t mean to disrespect you,’ Actor, Yul Edochie publicly apologises to first wife
‘I’ll use your $10m for groundnut’, Obafemi Martins tells Small Doctor
Ex-AGF, Idris forfeits $899,900, N304.5 m, 15 properties to FG
10 days to New Year, Buhari raises N819.5bn Supplementary Budget for damage control
NPA, TTPL approve electronic payment for demurrage
FCMB provides QR payment platform to shoppers, businesses
Rangers coach, Beale demands more after slim win over Aberdeen
Chelsea’s Fofana suffers knee injury in Brentford friendly
The role of parents in a child’s education
Between Biafra and the 2023 elections
FG orders polytechnics, others to stop awarding degrees

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