News Headlines Dec 25, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 25, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Supply Disrupted as Five Power Towers Collapse in Lagos
Protect Judges from Intimidation, Wike Charges Judiciary
Discos Condemn Alleged Military Attack on AEDC’s Staff in Abuja
Kwankwaso Gives out Shekarau’s Daughter in Marriage
Magodo Landowners Condemn Illegal Execution of S’Court Judgement
Investors Stake N865bn in FG’s N250bn Sukuk
President to Sign 2022 Budget Next Week
ICPC: NSCDC Commandant Forfeits 60 Buildings, Land to FG
Rising COVID-19 Cases Force UAE to Tighten Protocol against Nigeria, Others
Stop Involving Doctors in Our Welfare Matters, JOHESU Tells Govt
Afenifere Charges President Buhari to Recall Retired Soldiers over Insecurity
Runsewe Honoured as Brand Ambassador for RATTAWU
Nigeria Going into a Serious Year, Says IBB
Lawan, Mark, Omo-Agege, Southern Senators, Others Canvass Prayer for…
Atiku, Ayu, Anyim, Ask Nigerians to Embrace Unity, Show…
APC: We Remain Committed to Innovations, Processes that Improve Electioneering Processes
Gov Sule Calls for Imbibing the Spirit, Teaching of Christmas
At Christmas, Gov Diri Charges Bayelsans on Love, Unity
Gombe Gov Urges Prayers for Nation
Pray for Prosperous Years Ahead, Bauchi Gov Urges Christians
Akeredolu Urges Moderate Celebration
Makinde Charges Oyo Residents on Love, Harmonious Co-existence
We’re Doing Everything Possible to Restore Law and Order, Says Bello
Olu of Kobape Land is Dead
Niger Advised to Allocate 20% of IGR to Pensions Payment
At Christmas, Lawan, Mark, Omo-Agege, Southern Senators, Others Canvass Prayer for…
2023: Groups Warn APC, PDP against Tinkering with Power Rotation i
Discos Condemn Alleged Military Attack on AEDC’s Staff in Abuja
Federal Fire Service Now Positioned to Respond to Emergencies, Says CG
Police Arrest 55 Year-old Ritualist with Human Head in Ondo
Ogoni Clean-up: Group Wants Environment Minister Sacked
Esan People of Edo Demands New Partnership Deal
Edo Police Arrest Four Illegal Miners in Dangbala Community
Lalong Signs N106.8bn 2022 Appropriation Bill into Law
Buhari Presides over National Security Council Meeting
At Christmas, Buhari Appeals to Nigerians to Get Vaccinated against COVID-19
Gombe APC Crisis: It’s Natural to Use Govt Machinery for Political…
Buhari Swears in Sambo as Minister of State for Works and…
UK Govt, Cybersafe Foundation to Train 2,400 Girls in Digital Skills
Unbundle to Help States Develop, Akeredolu Tells FG
NBC Mulls Accreditation for Broadcast Curricular in Nigerian Universities
Supply Disrupted as Five Power Towers Collapse in Lagos
Protect Judges from Intimidation, Wike Charges Judiciary
Discos Condemn Alleged Military Attack on AEDC’s Staff in Abuja
Kwankwaso Gives out Shekarau’s Daughter in Marriage
Magodo Landowners Condemn Illegal Execution of S’Court Judgement
Investors Stake N865bn in FG’s N250bn Sukuk
President to Sign 2022 Budget Next Week
ICPC: NSCDC Commandant Forfeits 60 Buildings, Land to FG
Golden Penny Fetes Nigerians with ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Campaign
FoodCo Announces Investment in Table Water Market
CITN Reaffirms Advocacy to Enhance Tax Development
Firms Forge Partnerships to Strengthen Fight against Hunger
Hero Lager Support Initiative with N50 Million Grants
MultiChoice Treats GOtv Customers to a Content Feast this…
THE LAST CHRISTMAS AS GOVERNOR FAYEMI
Why There is No Vacancy at Marina House
Leading Peaple of 2021…
How Ekiti State Repositioned with NAFEST 2021
Akin and Oluwatoyin Olatunji-Daniel: We are Living Out the Things We Have Mapped
Celebrating a True Friend, Emma Bishop Okonkwo
Water Resources Ministry Honours 27 Staff at Maiden Awards Ceremony
El-Rufai’s Tragic Excuse for Security Failings

The Nation

Buhari to Service Chiefs: Crush Boko Haram, ISWAP before 2023
Queen Naomi’s divorce by Instagram
What a bloody year!
Omicron now spreading at community level, says NCDC
Masterminds of rocket attack during Buhari’s visit to Borno…
Showbiz newsmakers of 2021
Buhari swears in Sambo as Minister of State for Works, Housing
2023: ‘Not yet time for young presidential candidate’
Taraba gov dissociates self from insecurity report
2022 Budget: Buhari to sign bill next week – Lawan
Second Niger Bridge will be ready in June 2022 – Official
Electoral Bill: APC committed to transparent, credible…
Fire from Lagos pipeline explosion crashes five electricity towers
Tinubu felicitates constituents, Christians at Christmas
Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy thrill guests at Elumelu Christmas…
Movers and shakers of economy in 2021
Customers get N2m, other prizes from business owners
LG launches rollable OLED TV in Nigeria
Five Lagos malls to visit during Yuletide

The Punch

National Assembly to transmit 2022 appropriation bill to Buhari next week -Lawan
Christmas Day 2021 games to go on -NBA
Viral slangs, sensations that ‘spiced’ 2021
Ekiti chief’s kidnappers keep mum, family worried
It’s illegal, Aisha Buhari can’t grant FG workers indefinite leave – SANs
NCDC asks security agents to enforce COVID-19 protocols
FG increases hazard allowance from N5,000 to N40,000 for doctors, N34,000 for others
Romantic soldier, corper met three years before NYSC camp – Family
Ekiti chief’s kidnappers keep mum, family worried
Delta lawmaker shot, rights activist escapes death
EFCC returns stolen scholarship grant to UNIBEN student
Suspected pipeline vandals arrested with N5m stolen fuel
My shareholding in Titan Trust very small – Ex-CBN deputy gov
Passengers throng train stations as FG gives free rides
ANED condemns military assault on electricity workers
Christmas: APC assures Nigerians of Buhari’s capacity to deliver
Overriding Buhari on Electoral Act would’ve caused constitutional crisis – Senator
Lone female lawmaker in Gombe assembly defects to APC
Christmas Day 2021 games to go on -NBA
We pay N20m for Eagles COVID-19 tests – Pinnick
Ikpeba football tourney enters q’final
Coach Tuchel impressed with goalkeeper Kepa’s form for Chelsea
Tiwa Savage shakes off sex tape, other scandals, ends year on high note
Celebs that emerged from reality shows in 2021
Why I don’t let fame get to my head –Rykardo Agbor

Leadership

Federal Govt Approves National Biosecurity Policy
Abacha Family Urges Supreme Court To Dismiss Durbar Hotel Staff’s Case
COVID-19: No Death From Omicron Variant Yet In Nigeria, Says NCDC
[EDITORIAL] Share Love At Christmas
I Won’t Abandon Promises Made, Buhari Tells Nigerians At Christmas
The Trailblazers: Persons To Look Out For In 2022
Weird And Wonderful Christmas Traditions Around The World
4 Easy To Start Online Side Hustle Ideas
Medical Tourism: Nigeria Can Save N1.45trn In Capital Flight With 5G Adoption
Senate President Visits Kwankwaso In Kano Over Brother’s Death
Bandits Have Taken Over Falgore Forest, Ganduje Tells Buhari
Christmas: Imbibe Virtue Of Reconciliation, Kaduna Senator Tasks Nigerians
SGF Mustapha Felicitates With Nigerians At Christmas
PMB Promises End To Insecurity As Explosions Rock Maiduguri
Yuletide: Igbawua Enjoins Benue People To Remain Resilient
Electoral Bill: Why Senate Backed Down On Overriding Buhari – Kwara Senator
APC Crisis: Goje Urges Calm
200,000 Barrels Of Oil Stranded As Shell Halts Flows From Forcados
African Alliance Insurance Pays N7.5bn Claims To Policyholders
Seplat Terminates Avuru’s Appointment As Non-Executive Director
Nigeria’s Peak Electricity Generation, Transmission Hit 5,801MW – TCN
Lagos Commodities, Futures Exchange Raises Awareness On Growth Potential

The Sun

Afenifere, MBF, lawyers: What National Assembly should do on Electoral Act
Pipeline damage: Lagos residents may celebrate Christmas in darkness
Bandits collect N5m, motorcycles as 38 kidnapped victims regain freedom In Niger
Nigerian celebrities: Our plans for Christmas
Insecurity: Ganduje cries out to Buhari
Christmas: Hard times for South-East, South-South travellers
Christmas: Kalu calls for religious tolerance, harmony
Buhari’s Borno visit: Terrorists’ ability to fire rockets worrisome –FG
Catholic Bishops demand release of detained agitators
Buhari swears in new minister, Sambo
Ortom signs 2022 budget into law
Insecurity: Ganduje cries out to Buhari
Insecurity: FG, military know where bandits are –Prof Usman Yusuf
Mkpuru Mmiri: Kanayo sends Christmas message to Igbo youths: ‘Don’t destroy your life and future, with dangerous drug’
PDP, Atiku, Ayu charge Nigerians on peace, national rebirth
Kaduna APC youth, women leaders donate food items to Christians
Desperate politicians sponsoring armed gang against Buhari’s administration — Ex-Senate President
Arik Air recalls dismissed pilots
DMO’s N250bn Sukuk IV oversubscribed by N615bn
Titan Trust Bank acquires Union Bank Plc
NSIA, REA plan N10bn solar system roll-out
AKSG signs new deal for Ibom Icon & Golf Resort
Asaba 2022’ll re-write history of NSF – Gov. Okowa
Kayode hero of Turkish club, Sivasspor
Ndidi charges teammates after Carabao Cup heartbreak
Watford happy with Etebo’s speedy recovery
Players arrive for Australian Open
Okoye advised to make early return from Afcon
Napoli Doctor: Osimhen not 100% fit
Amuneke breaks silence on vacant Super Eagles’ job
Ndidi to arrive late for tourney
…NFF in touch with Leicester star, others
Pinnick, Eguavoen hold talks over Aribo, Balogun, Bassey
Stephanie Linus partners UN women against human trafficking
Inside the uber-luxury jet of billionaire tycoon, Dr. Mike Adenuga
Olori Sekinat Elegushi’s royal philanthropy in a coffee book
The untold story of Turaki Saliu Mustapha’s kindness
The rise and rise of Grace Chizioma Okezie
Lagos socialite, Odofin Saidi Anjorin buries mom amidst pomp
New stage play, Speaking Out, hits stage January 1
Nigerian celebrities: Our plans for Christmas
God’s Christmas gift to Mike Adenuga
Mrs Roseline Obiora: Sweet memories of Appeal Nwanyi of Enugwu-Agidi
When to put a hold on mediation
Politics as Nigeria’s albatross
Logistics key to winning insurgency war –COAS
Rough road to 2023
Christmas: Myths, mysteries and mores
Looking to have some fun this Christmas? These are places to visit
Christmas ‘babies’: How we feel sharing birthday with christ
They don’t feel the christmas air
Veteran actor, Pete Edochie, tasks S/East govs on good governance
Yuletide: House on The Rock spreads love to less privileged
US-based Nigerian journalist, Deba Uwadiae, drops Imela Jan 1
Lifetime Achievement Award for Bishop Kalu

Daily Trust

Christmas: Nigerians Throng Markets Despite High Cost Of Commodities
Re: Readership Drop Affecting Newspapers Revenue
‘Why I Ventured Into Climate Change Activism’
What Is Buhari’s Problems With Electoral Reforms?
NSC Worried Over Terrorists’ Ability To Fire Rockets In Borno
Bello Moves Against Kidnappers, As JNI Holds Prayers For Peace
Ekweremadu Calls For Decongestion Of Correctional Centre
With Free Train Rides, FG Spends Over N300m On Nigerians
Christmas: Nigerians Throng Markets Despite High Cost Of Commodities
Our Forests Now Accommodate Terrorists, Bandits – Ganduje
Yuletide: Fire Service Now Well-Positioned To Respond To Emergencies – CG
MOVIE REVIEW: Incoherent ‘Aki And Paw-Paw’ Not For Past Or Present
Statistical Conspiracy Against Arabic
Don’t Tell Children It’s Okay To Fail Exams Because It’s Not
COVID-19 Vaccination, Nigerian Workers And Public Health
Column No.6: Welcome To The Hardest Part Of A Nigerian’s Year
Remembering A Humble Public Servant, Mallam Gusau, Shettiman Sokoto
Major Events That Shaped Nigerian Sports In 2021
Silver: NBA Has “No Plans” To Pause 2021-22 Season
Man Utd In Talks Over Old Trafford Expansion Plans
Modibbo Adamu Abubakar: NGF Should Sensitise Nigerians On Benefits Of Playing Golf
Well Done United!
He Has Spoken To Us Through His Son
Conspiracy Theories Of COVID-19, Chinese Loans & International Politics
Traditional Rulers Under Siege As Banditry Festers
APC Chairmanship Race: Dust Trails Yari, Al-Makura, Sherriff Aspirations
I Would Have Ended Up As Bicycle Repairer — UCH Chief Medical Director
Buhari, Atiku, Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Govs, Others Preach Love, Unity At Christmas
Days Calamity Descended On Kogi Communities
We’ll Produce Perfect Law That Will Help Our Electoral Process – Lawan
The Long Journey Home
TCN Restores Bulk Power In Lagos Axis After Collapse Of Towers
‘Fiction Taken Too Far’, Anambra Denies Report Of Herders Invading Airport
Son Sets Mother Ablaze In Niger
Buhari Swears In New Minister
Kwankwaso Gives Out Shekarau’s Daughter In Kano
Christmas: Pain, Trauma Of Insecurity Will Soon Be History – Buhari
TCN Restores Bulk Power In Lagos Axis After Collapse Of Towers
Forcados: Shell Halts Oil Flow, Gas Shortage Hit Power Plants
How 2-Year-Old Titan Bank Acquired 104-Year-Old Union Bank
Over 800 Katsina Hide And Skin Dealers Get FG Support
APC Chairmanship Race: Dust Trails Yari, Al-Makura, Sherriff Aspirations
Ibrahim Khaleel, Kano Cleric, Dumps APC
Sources: Commissioner Who Dumped Matawalle’s Cabinet Is Originally From Imo
Why PDP Will Win More States In 2023 – Group

Tribune

I Wanted To Start Phone Business With Ransom —Kidnap Suspect
Gunmen abduct traditional chief in Ekiti
Afenifere to Buhari: Nigeria is in trouble, seek help
Stop arresting your critics, Catholic bishops warn…
We can’t al sit on the sidelines and allow people to keep…
Insecurity: Nigeria in war situation, Buhari should recall…
Akeredolu signs 2022 Appropriation Bill into law
Nigerians’ve been forced to mark Christmas in gloom, anguish, despondency in the last 6 years, says PDP
N250bn sovereign sukuk offer attracts over N865bn subscription
Peace has return to Anambra APC, says chairman
FIRSTBANK DECEMBERISSAVYBE: Top 11 events to rock your December
Insecurity: Ishaku denies media publication against FG
Nigerians can’t afford basic necessities of life in 6 years of APC’s misrule ―Elumelu
COVID-19 variants: Nigeria yet to record Omicron death ― NCDC
NLC gets new chairman in Anambra
DisCos condemn military assault on AEDC staff
Disgruntled APC politicians have started politicising banditry, Senator Marafa raises the alarm
16-year-old Precious Okorie emerges one-day governor of Abia State
Akeredolu signs 2022 Appropriation Bill into law
Nigerians’ve been forced to mark Christmas in gloom, anguish, despondency in the last 6 years, says PDP
N250bn sovereign sukuk offer attracts over N865bn subscription
Peace has return to Anambra APC, says chairman
Gunmen Abduct Traditional Chief In Ekiti
Five killed in Ondo cult clash
Former school principal dies after being set on fire by her drug…
Popular Ibadan based photographer, Born Photo, dies at 86
Covid-19 And The Omicron Variant
Can I use ivermectin for covid 19?
My uncle’s excessive urination
Is cracking my knuckles harmless?

Vanguard

Electoral Bill: You’re rubber stamp of executive, Nigerians tell NASS
Shangisha landlords petition EFCC over 700 ‘fraudulent Magodo Cs-of-O’
Imo Police recovers human skull from suspected oil dealers
Insecurity: Nigeria at war; seek foreign help, recall retired officers — Afenifere tells Buhari
Itsekiri group warns of imminent crisis over shrine
Apex Court Judgement: Shangisha landlords petition EFCC over 700 fraudulent C-of-Os issued in Magodo
Christmas: Lalong, Wase greet Christians
CHRISTMAS: Senator Daduut tasks constituents on peaceful living
Jonathan preaches peace, love at Christmas
Christmas Celebration: Pray for Nigeria seamlessly, Obidike charges Christians
PLASU to establish more faculties, gets nod to employ staff
Terrorists’ rockets worrisome — FG
Yuletide: Ugwuanyi congratulates Christians, Nigerians
Electoral Bill: We’re waiting for you at home, Nigerians tell NASS
Free at last as Ayade suspends 14-month EndSARS curfew in Cross River on Christmas Day
Electoral Bill: You’re rubber stamp of executive, Nigerians tell NASS
Let go, it’s Christmas
Senate bringing Nigeria to its knees — Bishop Onuoha
Birthday: You rekindle hope, aspirations in South-West, Owokoniran eulogises Gov Makinde
Nigeria Customs Act Amendment Bill: Finance Ministry, FIRS and the gathering of vultures
How rave of the moment, Buju shut down Balmoral convention center
Nigerian sports in 2021: The good, the bad and the ugly
Electoral Act Amendment Bill: NANS vows to mobilise members against Buhari’s rejection of bill
Yuletide/New Year: Peace Mass Transit rejigs maintenance infrastructure; reorient drivers on highway safety
Shangisha landlords petition EFCC over 700 ‘fraudulent Magodo Cs-of-O’
Insecurity: Nigeria at war; seek foreign help, recall retired officers — Afenifere tells Buhari
Imo Police recovers human skull from suspected oil dealers
Joint operation: Amotekun, 20 armed robbers in shootout on lfe/llesha highway
Christmas: Lagos urges Christians on peace, tolerance
2023: Disagreements in APC won’t affect party’s fortune ― PGF Chair
NNPC says Lagos pipeline explosion will not disrupt petrol supply
FG inaugurates 45-km rural roads in Nasarawa
Adamawa gets new Chief Judge
Super Eagles cannot win next year’s AFCON, will qualify for World Cup – Primate Ayodele
Fintiri urges love, kindness to all at Christmas
AFCON 2021 – Under threat
My wife threatened to kill my first wife, children, Man tells court
NNPC says Lagos pipeline explosion will not disrupt supply of petroleum products
Kida bags BCG appointment
Christmas: Lalong, Wase greet Christians
Superstar Teni celebrates birthday with angelic childhood photo
Veteran actor, Sam Obiago is dead
Adaramati teams up with hit record producer, Yung Willis for latest single ‘Money Too Useful’
Nigerian sports in 2021: The good, the bad and the ugly
AFCON 2021 – Under threat
Everton’s COVID-19 cases, injuries force postponement of EPL game at Burnley
Stakeholders worry, as Titan Trust takes over Union Bank
TCN, stakeholders working to ensure steady power supply – MD
Insecurity: FG warns against use of micro-organisms by terrorists
2023: PDP’ll return to Aso Rock-Akobundu

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