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News Headlines Dec 27, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Okorocha, Imo Govt clash over Nwosu’s arrest My wife, daughter humiliated, says ex-governor Imo govt: we have no hand in Police operation …
Constitution review: Senate forecloses state creation
Buhari, Obasanjo, Obama, others mourn Tutu
Year of regulatory hammer
Bodies of drowned migrants wash up on Libyan shore
Suspected jihadists kill 41 in Burkina Faso
Terrorists and el-Rufai’s angst
Goods worth billions razed in Abuja supermarket fire
Police arrest man for ‘killing’ union leader
First-class monarch abducted in Plateau
Lawmaker pays for eight inmates’ freedom
TAJ Bank earns short-term A2 rating
VerifyMe shines at Business Leadership awards
Abiodun makes case for investment in Ogun
EDITORIAL: Baby selling
Harmful widowhood practices
Gulder Ultimate Search: Odudu wins Season 12
Bisola Aiyeola’s ‘Introducing the Kujus’ returns for sequel
MacNelly ends 2021 with Mmesoma
Super Eagles camp open Wednesday in Abuja
33 teams jostle for glory at Jos Polo tourney
Aribo sparkles as Rangers beat St Mirren
Buhari’s shadow
Improving access to justice
Can Lagos4Lagos change PDP’s fortune in Lagos?
#Northisbleeding protests and their complexities
Ngige’s challenge

The Punch

Only infected persons, doctors can disclose COVID-19 status in Aso Villa – Presidency
Ogun artisan stabs hotel guest to death, blames devil
Cleric returning from service shot dead in Ogun
The Ooni and his beautiful queen
Senate panel insists PEF hasn’t remitted interest on fixed N34bn
States revive isolation centres, COVID-19 cases soar, vaccination grounded at 3.9%
Review forex ban on 40 items to save naira, economists tell CBN
Amotekun hunts ritualists as Osun sex worker vomits blood after proposed threesome
11 arrested as suspected cultists raid Rivers market, rob traders, customers
Lady held attempting smuggling cocaine in food to detained boyfriend
Ondo Islamic cleric caught with human head allegedly dies in custody
Senate panel insists PEF hasn’t remitted interest on fixed N34bn
FG approves biosecurity policy to protect environment, others
Foreshore gets N2.4bn BoI funding
Use geospatial technology for soil productivity, Fashola tells surveyors
Okorocha lambasts Uzodinma, IGP as son-in-law arrested in church
Nasarawa APC chairman counsels new commissioners on transparency
‘Slash nomination form fees for youth aspirants’
Rep says APC has silenced opposition with performance
Bernd identifies Ugbo as Onuachu replacement
Oshoala, Nnadozie named in IFFHS Women’s CAF Team of the Year
Awoniyi at AFCON will hurt Union – Fischer
Iheanacho exceptional in loss, Aribo grabs assist
Mixed metaphors: Closing IDP camps
Sonala Olumhense
Might 2022 be the year Nigeria takes another economic leap?
Minabere Ibelema
Fermented foods: Conclusion
Things you should know when you’re trying to conceive
Abayomi Ajayi
We’re not your enemy, Nigerian entertainers slam Shatta Wale after bitter rant
Odudu Otu wins Gulder Ultimate Season 12
Shatta Wale shades Nigerians artistes after selling out Ghanaian Stadium


NBTE Approves HND Programmes For Federal Poly In Ondo
PDP Condoles With Kwankwaso On Brother’s Death
NAF Has Shaped War Against Insurgency – COAS
NAPTIP Begins Prosecution Of Spain-based Human Trafficker
Soot And Our Collective Conscience (1)
Senate To PEF: Account For Interest On N34bn Fixed Deposit
[EDITORIAL] Preying On Foreign-trained Doctors
Abuja Residents Seek Alternative Means To Celebrate Christmas Despite Harsh Economy
France Reports 100,000 Cases For First Time
Many Feared Dead In Anambra Road Accident
6,300 Flights Cancelled As Omicron Hits Christmas Weekend Travel
Poor Monitoring Mars N92.4bn Women Empowerment Projects
NDLEA Confiscated N60bn Drugs In 2 Months – Marwa
Power Play In Imo As Police Arrest Okorocha’s Son-in-law In Church
World Leaders Mourn Desmond Tutu
Cholera Killing More Nigerians Than COVID-19 – Experts
2021: Bonds Market Rises By 44% As FG Raises N2.7trn
Convention: I’ll Bring 10m Youths Into APC, Aspirant Vows
You’re Committed To Buhari’s Change Agenda, APC Govs Tell Bagudu, Sule At 60, 62
Convention: APC Stakeholders Ask Buni C’ttee To Maintain Feb 5 Date
2023: Umahi Most Qualified To Lead Nigeria – Orji
2 NGOs Partner To Empower Women
Labour Predicts Food Scarcity In 2022 Over Attacks On Farmers
Interswitch Offers Product Developers Access To Create Digital Products, Solutions
Golden Penny To Reward Customers Through Christmas Campaign
Lagos Inferno: TCN Completes Maintenance, Restores Bulk Power After Tower Collapse
France Reports 100,000 Cases For First Time
COVID-19: Lagos Administers 8,953 Pfizer Vaccine As Booster Dose
EPL: Arsenal Cement Top 4 Spot, Man City Hold Off Leicester In 9-goal Thriller
Oriented Derby Headlines NPFL ‘Boxing Day’ Ties
Juventus Lost ‘DNA’ After Ronaldo Arrival – Buffon
Cisse Eyes Elusive AFCON Title
Hope Rises As Igoche Mark Outlines Plans For Basketball Development

The Sun

Presidency: Try S’East for 4 years, Umahi begs APC
Nigeria’s politics passing through changes for progressive governance –APC governors
Tears, looting as fire guts Abuja highbrow supermarket
Police detain Uche Nwosu
COVID-19: Anxiety as Nigeria records 21 deaths, 1,305 new infections
Seplat Boardroom crisis gets messier as Avuru fights back
Fuel increase: Labour reiterates shut down’ll be spontaneous
StarTimes tackles unemployment with reality show
Yuletide: Ugwuanyi, detribalised Nigerian –Muslims
Don’t join strikes, FG charges newly inducted doctors
SERAP writes Buhari, seeks probe of ‘missing N3.1bn in Ministry of Finance’
NAFDAC raises concern over abuse of aphrodisiac
Electoral Act Amendment Bill: Issues as Senate fails to veto Buhari
Ebonyi belongs to PDP –Okorie, state party chair
Bagudu, Dogora committed party men – Buhari
2023: How Buhari can assuage Igbo – Group
2022: Gloomy start for oil sector as Nigeria slashes oil prices
Oando appoints new Non-Executive Directors
Seplat Boardroom crisis gets messier as Avuru fights back
Europe faces rolling blackouts amid energy crisis
CBN cuts short our joy in 2021 with insufficient forex provision – Cutix Plc CEO
Remembering Christmas with nostalgia
Jesus Christ, The Servant – King, at Christmas
Bisi Daniels releases 10 children’s books at once
I never like obvious, to me it makes the girl look trashy
The secrets and key to abounding grace
Get ready to flourish
Mum, 2 daughters die in Boxing day crash
Oando appoints new Non-Executive Directors
NDLEA confiscates drugs worth N60bn in 2 months, says Marwa
Foundation donates to less privilege in Lagos

Daily Trust

COVID-19: Buhari Is Fine, Says Femi Adesina
NSIA, REA To Install 200,000 Solar Power Devices
Cocoa Association Debunks Reports Of Ban On Imports From Nigeria
Entrepreneurship Success: Keep Your Word (II)
Abubakar Imam: Forty Years After
Zero Emission Target: Nigeria Should “Follow Follow’’ With Open Sense
NASRDA TV Launch Is A Welcome Development
Quality Of Education In Nigeria: We Need To Do More
EDITORIAL: INEC’s Runaway Expenditure
Price Hikes: How Opportunists Spoil The Joy Of Festive Seasons
Jaba: How Kano Farmlands Turn Property Treasure Trove
Road Crashes Kill 14,773 Nigerians In 3 Years
Tears As Fire Destroyed Abuja’s NEXT Supermarket
Kidnappers Of Security Operative In Abuja Demand N20m Ransom
FCT Minister Commiserates With NEXT Supermarket
LG Workers To FG: Address Root Cause Of Criminality
…Police Arrest 3 For Attempted Looting
Vigilantes Trail Kidnappers, Rescue 2 Victims In Kogi
1 Killed In Farmers-Herders Clash In Kwara
Man, 45, Remanded For Fiddling With Daughters’ Breasts
Okorocha: Uzodimma Deceived IGP To Arrest My Son-In-Law
Army Raids Enugu Community In Search Of IPOB Members
Villagers Rescued As Bandits Fall Into Hunters’ Ambush In Kaduna
UPDATED: Confusion As Police Arrest Okorocha’s Son-In-Law Inside Imo Church
Bandits Abduct Police Officer’s Wife On Christmas Night
‘I’ve Been Embarrassed In A Season Of Joy’, Lai Says He Doesn’t Have COVID
Electoral Bill: Lamido Backs Buhari, Says Mode Of Primaries Parties’ Prerogative
APGA Fixes Jan 27, March 10 For Ekiti, Osun Gov’ship Primaries
Desmond Tutu Influenced Nigeria’s Debt Cancellation – Obasanjo
Entrepreneurship Success: Keep Your Word (II)
Abubakar Imam: Forty Years After
‘Professor’ Muhammadu Buhari, The Political Scientist
The Price Of Indifference


Archbishop Desmond Tutu is Dead
Imo Police Arrests Nwosu, Former AA Governorship Candidate
NGO Decries Vote-trading, Wants Electoral Offences Commission Established
NNPC Remittance to Federation Account Slumps to 8.5% of Projected Payment
Declare Your Assets Now, PDP Tells Akeredolu’s Son
Yuletide: NDLEA Stops 8.3m Tramadol Caps, 56,782 Bottles of Codeine from…
Army Arrests IPOB Leader in Enugu Community Rai
Odudu Wins Gulder Ultimate Search Season 12
NCDC: Nigeria Records 21 Deaths from COVID19 on Christmas Day
2023: APC, PDP, Others Urged to Slash Fees for Nomination Form for Youths by 60%
NGO Decries Vote-trading, Wants Electoral Offences Commission Established
NNPC Remittance to Federation Account Slumps to 8.5% of Projected Payment
Declare Your Assets Now, PDP Tells Akeredolu’s Son
Yuletide: NDLEA Stops 8.3m Tramadol Caps, 56,782 Bottles of Codeine from…
Army Arrests IPOB Leader in Enugu Community Raid
Odudu Wins Gulder Ultimate Search Season 12
NCDC: Nigeria Records 21 Deaths from COVID19 on Christmas Day
Novena University Gets NUC Approvals to Commence Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy
Buhari Mourns Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Looting Spree as Fire Guts Abuja Next Cash & Carry
Desist from Joining Strikes, FG Charges Newly Inducted Doctors
Governor Sanwo-Olu Celebrates Christmas with Lagos Residents, Gives Gift Items
NAFDAC Warns against Use of Sex Enhancement Drugs
2023: APC, PDP, Others Urged to Cut Nomination Form Fees for…
Stock Market Depreciates by 0.21% WoW, Maintains Positive YtD Performance
MTN Nigeria, Dangote Cement, Others Raise N421.7bn CPs on FMDQ
Broad Money
 Supply Hits N40.37trn Driven by 9.12% Rise in Net…
FCTA Acquires Four DMUs for Rail Mass Transit Services
Personalities, Companies that Will Sharpen Capital Market in 2022
CHI Heralds Festive Season with Special Edition Packs
Year of Increased Uncertainty
Generational Change: Can Saliu Mustapha Break the Jinx
What Makes the Muhammadu Indimi Brand Stand Out?
Black Christmas for Nasarawa Communities
Twinkling, Remo Stars, Enyimba, Continue Impressive Run
Guardiola Salutes Iheanacho, Lookman in Man City’s Nine-goal Thriller
GOtv Boxing Night 24: Afinni Wins Best Boxer Prize
AFCON 2021: CAF Agrees with ECA on Players’ Release
Okpe Wins Ultimate Golf Challenge
Lukaku Leads Chelsea to Much-needed Win at Villa
Before All the Memory Fades


10 Years After, Occupy Nigeria
Buhari, Obama, OBJ, Pope, others mourn as Desmond Tutu dies
We have 10,500km inland waterways in North waiting to be
Suspected ritualist found with fresh human head in Ondo dies…
Troops arrest IPOB/ESN leader in Enugu
Joint operation: Amotekun rescues 11 kidnap victims in Osun
APC Convention: Don’t exceed February date, Group cautions Buni Caretaker Committee
Raise community pharmacies status to PHC facility provider ― PC
Recovery of public funds, assets: Bill on establishment of Public Accounts Tribunal underway
‘Oyo govt urbanisation initiatives have transformed Oke-Ogun’s economy’
Sex worker vomits blood after being hit on the head with charms by ritualists in Osun
Unknown gunmen kill 38-year-old Catholic priest in Ogun
Desmond Tutu will be remembered for his doggedness, forthrightness, says Obasanjo
Ooni, Alaafin, Alake, lauded over support towards staging of 1st World Yoruba Carnival
Group commences project to end open defecation in markets, motor park
Fire guts Next Cash And Carry shopping centre in Abuja
Lack of human values responsible for insecurity in Nigeria — Bada
2023 Elections: NANS queries N305 billion INEC budge
Suspected Ritualist Found With Fresh Human Head In Ondo Dies In Police Custody
Detained suspected ritual killer dies in police custody
Mother, two daughters die on Sagamu-Benin highway
Self-Discovery Liberating More Women In Nigeria Now — Adewoye
‘Let him kiss my feet!’ Actress, Anita Joseph chides detractors
Cuppy wants to retire at 35
Desmond Tutu, Kukah And The Protests In London

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