News Headlines Dec 31, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 31, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Crossover night: CAN directs churches to operate at 50% capacity
Insecurity is our toughest challenge, says Mohammed
Disquiet as SIM-NIN linking deadline lapses today
MC Oluomo’s alleged bid to become Oba of Oshodi rejected
Southeast should produce President in 2023, says Ikpeazu
Buhari on NDDC audit: we will recover every stolen funds
Brace for more challenges, CDS Irabor tells military
Electoral Bill: National Assembly to delete direct primary
Peseiro uncensored: Bad luck follows Portuguese‘s career path
Mouktar set AFCON targets for Super Eagles
Movers and shakers of Nigerian Polo in 2021
‘Medical laboratory scientists critical to health sector’
‘Increasing petrol pump price invitation to crisis’
‘My integrity will give me victory in Akure by-election’
Group decries Iwo Federal Constituency marginalisation
Kwara PDP expels four over alleged anti-party activities
Abiodun promises even development
Oyetola inaugurates 13.15km Ada-Igbajo road
‘My integrity will give me victory in Akure by-election’
Lawmaker gives constituents empowerment materials
Gunmen kill ex-customs officer in Anambra community
NDLEA arrests three fake security agents, others
‘Make your children better citizens’
Disquiet as SIM-NIN linking deadline lapses today
Lucas Ajanaku Dec 31, 2021
Naira to fall below N570/$ as travelers, businesses resume…
Economic outlook for 2022 positive, says Muda
Buhari urges accelerated action in mining sector
What hopes for the Super eagles at the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon?


Buhari, Jonathan Meet in State House
Osimhen Contracts COVID-19 Second Time, Pulls out of AFCON
Kukah: I’m Against Insecurity, Economic Woes, Not Buhari
Ibrahim Datti Ahmed (1936 to 2021)
With Rising Theft, Nigeria Records 193m Barrels of Crude Oil Deficit in 11 Months
Civil Society Groups Fault Buhari for Non-disclosure of Errors in Electoral Bill
241 Students Receive Orji’s N24.1m Scholarship Awards
2023: Ashiru Declares Interest in Kaduna Guber Race
Osun Gov Unveils Road after 30 Years of Neglect
Buhari Appoints New Acting Controller-General for Federal Fire Service
Edo to Launch Cluster Farms to Boost Oil Palm Devt
Buhari, Jonathan Meet in State House
Osimhen Contracts COVID-19 Second Time, Pulls out of AFCON
Kukah: I’m Against Insecurity, Economic Woes, Not Buhari
Datti Ahmed is Dead, Buhari Mourns
NDDC Forensic Audit: Buhari Vows to Recover All Misappropriated Funds
Security Votes Fueling Your Desperation to Govern Nasarawa, Gov Tells Maku
Security, Devt, Unity Top My Priority List, Says New Ekiti …
Nigerdock Honours Long-serving Employees
Stock Market Rebounds, Appreciates Marginally By N3.22bn
Agric Reforms: Edo to Launch Cluster Farm Initiatives to Boost Oil…
Maritime Arbitrators Get New Executives
EdTech Startup, Teesas Closes Pre-seed Round of $1.6 Million
Leadway Pensure PFA Appoints Lanre Idris as Managing Director
Highlights of Achievements of the Buhari Administration in 2021
That Self-serving Letter To Northern Leaders by Senator Jarigbe
Goodbye to a Transformative Priest and Leader
2021: A Year in Reality Television Shows
Lions Club Installs Rukevwe Origho-Nwoye as New President
Ihiagwa Day: Ondo First Lady Gets New Title, ‘Nwanyiwuihe’
The WOTC Magazine New Faces Awards 2021 Celebrates Entrepreneurship, Female Leadership
10 Years of Spreading Love to the Less-privileged
A Mixed Bag of Fortunes for Nigerian Sports in 2021
Osimhen Contracts Covid a Second Time, Pulls out of AFCON
Akpeyi, Awoniyi, Four Others in Eagles’ Camp
NPFL: After Defeat at Aba, Finidi Rallies Enyimba for Kano Pillars
NFF TO NEW EAGLES COACH: Qualify Nigeria for World Cup or Get Sacked
The Nigeria Agenda
Rochas Okorocha: Haunted by the Ghost of Governance

The Punch

Some of the major events of 2021 in Nigeria
Electoral bill: National Assembly’ll remove direct primary clause, says – Gbajabiamila
Bartender hiding after stealing N600,000 stabbed to death by peacemaker
Gunmen raid Anambra health centre, kill policeman, abduct another
My grouse with Buhari govt on serial killings, favouritism, nepotism – Kukah
APC national convention: Uncertainty over February date as peace panel flops
Nigerian politicians patronise spiritual leaders, can’t ban doomsday New Year prophecies like Ghana – SANs
Masari’s arms-for-civilians call evidence of Buhari’s failure – SANs
PUNCH petitions IGP, protests attack on reporter, SFU holds on to phone, ID card
Memorial lecture: Tension in Bauchi community, women, youths protest
Suspected cultist stabs rival to death in Rivers
Panel summons Clerk as AG says National Assembly’s N9.4bn unaccounted for
Six multinationals to pay N249bn oil proceeds in January – NNPC
EU countries seize 82% of Nigeria’s agro products exported illegally – FG
CBN forex policies may threaten economic growth in 2022 — Report
Makinde’s loyalists kick as APC carpets gov over insecurity, infrastructure
South-East has right to take shot at presidency, says Ikpeazu
Youth group backs Buni, vows to stop mischief-makers
Okowa’s aid proffers solution to crime in Niger Delta
Leicester vs Norwich postponed over COVID-19 outbreak
I washed dishes in UK restaurant – Agbaje, Nigerian boxing champion

Fans slam Napoli over Osimhen COVID-19 claim
Eagles begin AFCON preparations
Ayra Starr, Portable, Nigerian artistes to look out for in 2022
How Wizkid introduced me to his deaf photographer – Naomi Campbell
Singer Ckay announces collaboration with French producer David Guetta
Why I didn’t reply Shatta Wale’s rants – Rapper Olamide


Associates Seek Care For Less-privileged At Peterside’s Birthday
NITDA Boss Urges Functional Education Via Digital Innovations
Ekiti 2022: Bamidele Ends Consultation In 16 LGs
2023 Presidency: Group Rejects Leaders’ Endorsement Of Anyim
CAN Condemns Police Invasion Of Church In Imo
JOHESU Urges Federal Govt To Redress Inconsistencies In Hazard Allowances
[EDITORIAL] Imo Saga And Need For Security Agencies To Be Cautious
Investing In Food Supply Business
Omicron: UK Pledges £105m In UKAid To Nigeria, Others
Deeper Life Pastor, Odogbo Elaigwu, Emerges New Och’Idoma
Multinational Joint Task Force Kills 22, Arrests 17 Boko Haram Terrorists
NIN-SIM Deadline: 11m Nigerians Know Fate Next Week
Buhari Demands Progress Report On Solid Minerals Fund
Federal Govt Scores Buhari High On Economy, Security In 2021
Momentous Events That Shaped Year 2021
CSOs Allege Fresh Plot Against Electoral Act Amendment Bill
Airlines Responsible For Flight Delays During Yuletide, Says Expert
Buhari Appoints Acting CG For Fire Service As Liman Bows Out
COVID-19 Vaccination, Nigerian Workers And Public Health
I’m Not Interested In 2023 Presidency – Ikpeazu
2023: Kwara Speaker Denies Gubernatorial Ambition
I’m In Politics For Service, Says Ashiru
Investing In Food Supply Business
NGX Lifts Suspension On NEM Insurance After Share Reconstruction
Nigeria Loses 17.9m Barrels Of Crude Oil To 8 Terminals’ Closure
Equities Investors Record N238bn Investment Loss
Omicron: UK Pledges £105m In UKAid To Nigeria, Others
My Precipitations

The Sun

Igboho: NANS demands repatriation of Yoruba nation activist, Igboho
Audit report indicts NASS over N9.425bn, Reps summon CNA
IPOB alleges mass arrest, killings in Imo communities by security agents
APC calls for state of emergency in Edo
NDDC: Buhari talks tough
UK pledges £105m to assist Nigeria, others tackle Omicron
Lives lost under Buhari govt worrisome, says Kukah
Ugwuanyi signs N186.64bn 2022 budget into law
Soldiers arrest 567 suspects in South-South in 2021
Ada-Igbajo road construction, another promise kept – says Oyetola
Operation Burst raids hide-outs, recovers 23 I-Phones from suspect
2023: Igbo understand, know Nigeria better, deserve presidency –Ikpeazu
Senate 2021: Low rating, poor oversight, budget padding, others dominate red chamber
Some major political events in 2021
APC calls for state of emergency in Edo
2023: AA not interested in zoning of presidency – Omoaje, National Chairman
Anambra guber: APC raises alarm says INEC yet to release certified result after election despite Court’s order
2021 in review: How Nigeria’s aviation industry conquered COVID–19
NGX Group shares gains 5% in 2 days
Rising gas price: NGO urges women not to resort to firewood
COVID-19: Global community to boost resilient recovery in poor countries with $93bn
Congolese regulator understudies Nigeria’s telecoms market
NFF: Why Lookman’s yet to play for Nigeria
Behold! New S/Eagles’ Coach, Jose Paseiro
AFCON 2021: Super Eagles camp empty
Revealed! Lookman made Rohr’s 40-man list for AFCON 2021
… Leicester forward comments on future with club
Anyim, the game changer
Making Nigeria work
The indefatigable Dr. Jibunoh: Environmentalist still going strong @ 84
A funny wisdom for 2022
2022: Laced with land mines, booby traps
Policing Nigeria in 2022
Congolese regulator understudies Nigeria’s telecoms market
Private sector to provide N298.3tr needed for 2021 –2025 NDP
Devon King’s promoted family togetherness via King’s Fest 2021
Customs warns recruits against misconduct as training commences January 10
AIM 2022 to spur growth in FDI worldwide – UAE
Why Real Estate Regulatory law may not work –Experts
Throne of crisis in Oyo
Unilag Urban and Regional Planning dept unveils alumni body, swears in new excos

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