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News Headlines Dec 5, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

At Dubai Expo 2020, Buhari Tasks World Leaders on Partnership to Stem COVID-19
ARISE Fashion Week Lights up Dubai with Spectacular Runway, Music
ISWAP Attacks Military in Rann, Malam Fatori, 2 Senior Officers Killed
Lagos Shuts Dowen College over Student’s Death
In Dubai, Buhari Commends ARISE Fashion Week for Showcasing Nigeria
Osoba Defends Direct Primary, Urges Buhari to Sign Electoral Bill
Buhari Mourns as Ex-Supreme Court Judge, Babalakin Dies at 94
Low Turnout of Voters as Ekiti Conducts LG Polls
FG Begins Airborne Survey of Minerals in 19 States
Falana: White Paper on Lagos #EndSARS Panel Report is Illegal
Ex-Chief of Army Staff, Inuwa Wushishi is Dead
Amid Controversies, 82 CSOs Canvass Fuel Subsidy Removal
Why Lagos Needs to Investi gate Dowen College Alleged Cultism in…
ASUU, Nasarawa at Loggerheads over N900m Earned Arrears
UNILAG Institute to Reward Outstanding PhD Thesis in Africa
Kukah to Deliver Lecture on Challenges of Nigeria’s Diversity
NYSC Board Chair Lauds Tambuwal for Renovating Camp
Nigeria-South African Ties: PMB’s Call for People-to-People’s Rapprochement, a…
Mastercard, Africa CDC’s Saving Lives COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Nigeria
Buhari: Nigeria Remains Most Viable, Attractive Investment Destination in Africa
Insecurity: Langtang Women, Youths to Join Men to Defend Community
FG Decries Low Conviction Rate of Sexual Violence Offenders
Unknown Hoodlums Attack Abia APC Office
SMEDAN Trains 5, 365 Entrepreneurs
NSCDC Arrests 4 Suspects for Attacking School in Katsina
Kogi Urged to Draft Bill, Establish Disability Commission to Protect PWD
Fuel Subsidy Removal: As World Bank Joins Conversation on Appropriate Palliatives
Airport Concession: Stakeholders Make Case for Indigenous Companies
Wigwe’s Blueprint for Access Bank’s Aggressive African Expansion
Building Impact through Sustainability
War for Talent is Driving New Office Space Demand in Africa’s…
UNIBEN VC Laments Over Ravaging Gully Erosion
The Enigmatic Charm of Larry Gaaga
As Anambra, EFCC Bicker over Watch List
Now Branded Terrorists, will Bandits Get the Boot?
How ARISE Fashion Week Flew Made-in-Nigeria Flag High in Dubai
Tosin Martin, Bisola Aiyeola Perform NUGA 2022 Theme Song at Flag Off Ceremony
Ahead of Christmas with Sinach and Friends, Onyeka Onwenu, Ayo Vincent Share Expectations
After Raking N5.2 billion in O2 Arena, Wizkid Dominates Spotify’s Wrapped
NIGERIA’S HIGHWAY OF BLOOD
Aribo Inspires Rangers to Fourth Straight Win under New Manager
Dangote Returns to FG Renovated MKO Abiola National Stadium
Agbonlahor Charges Nigeria-eligible Chukwuemeka to Reject Manchester Teams
Newcastle Win First Premier League Match of the Season
COVID-19: AS OMICRON VARIANT CREEPS IN ON US
SAVE THE LAGOS NATIONAL STADIUM
A Yellow Bus Ride and Musings on 2023
Which Presidency is it Anyway?
Editorial: THE COVID-19 OMICRON CHALLENGE

The Nation

COVID-19 Omicron: UK shuts door against Nigerian travelers
BREAKING: EPL: Man City move top, beat Watford 3-1
BREAKING: Bandits release 61 abducted Baptist church worshippers, 9 others
Itunu Babalola: Nigerian woman who died in Ivory Coast prison…
Direct primary and controversial Electoral Act
Confusion as ex-Gov Lucky Igbinedion’s mum is slated for burial…
Apathy as Ekiti holds local government election
Former Supreme Court Justice Babalakin dies at 94, buried
World AIDS Day: NEPWHAN honours Sanwo-Olu, seeks free drugs for…
Police take over probe of Dowen College student’s death
COAL-DEAD! Living with ghosts of Enugu’s forgotten mine pits
IPOB: Mbazulike Amaechi visits Kanu in DSS custody
Electoral Act: APC govs lobby NASS caucuses over direct primary
World AIDS Day: NEPWHAN honours Sanwo-Olu, seeks free drugs
OCHENDO MCSMITH: I no longer act for passion but money
EU partners Lagos on data collection for gender-based violence
Only gullible women fall for men’s lies, says Ese Eriata
Justice court relaunches for dispute resolution
PSG urges Lionel Messi to find Ballon d’Or form
Buhari: Nigeria set to become Africa’s leading industrial, trading nation
Teachers and Kaduna’s restless el-Rufai

The Punch

Beautiful, stylish women in Nigerian politics
How I became Dolapo Osinbajo’s photographer — Adesuwa Iyare
Producing snake anti-venom can give Nigeria good foreign exchange –Professor of Wildlife Resources Management, Eniang
God might have said it’s Atiku’s turn to become president in 2023 –Wife, Titi
Sylvester’s torturers won’t escape justice, I’m glad he named them before dying –Father of late Dowen College pupil
ISWAP moves N18bn annual revenue through Nigeria’s financial system – ECOWAS body
Omicron: UK slams travel restriction on Nigeria, COVID-19 infection increases by 76 per cent
Dowen College: Late pupil’s father vows to delay burial till family gets justice
EKSU students cry out as varsity voids over N10m school fees
Youths kill man found with ‘mkpurummiri’ in Imo
Ex-Customs officer, two others jailed 16 years for smuggling rifles
We can’t access CBN’s N250bn gas intervention fund – Marketers
NNPC subsidiary signs deal for LNG plant in Ajaokuta
States to have statistics bureau by June 2022 – Harry, Statistician-General of the Federation
Nigeria spends $1.41bn on food imports in eight months
2023: Yahaya, Goje lock horns over Gombe’s control
FCT PDP endorses Saraki’s 2023 Presidential bid
Secondus-led PDP NWC to hold valedictory session Dec 8
Benzema injured ahead of Champions League game against Inter Milan
Watford vs Man City: Silva shines as City outclass Watford to go top of Premier League
Barcelona vs Real Betis: Barca suffer first defeat under Xavi
Sevilla move into second after edging past Villarreal
Nigeria’s second-tier racism, disease in the heart
Erectile dysfunction, manhood and mental health
Reforming predatory awards of distinction
Sound Sultan’s brother exposes scammer who hacked late singer’s Instagram account

Leadership

Israel To Grant New Visa Policy To Intending Nigerian Pilgrims
Defend Yourselves Against Terrorists, SOKAPU Tells Southern Kaduna People
Fayemi Advocates Adoption Of Aminu Kano ‘Social Order’ To Address Nation’s Instability
Zambia Records Omicron Cases As New Strain Spreads
Troops Kill 26 ISWAP Members, Capture Weapons In Rann
PMI Urges Adult Smokers To Switch To Smoke-free Products
Legal Practitioners Back Lagos Panel On #EndSARS
NPA To Become Fully Digital By 2025 – Bello-Koko
[EDITORIAL] Improve Welfare Of Senior Citizens
5 Side Hustles You Can Do At Home
Inside The World Of Nigeria’s ‘Child Prisoners’
Atiku Hailed For Accepting To Join 2023 Presidential Race
Group Tackles APC Leadership Over Audu’s Travails
NPA To Become Fully Digital By 2025 – Bello-Koko
5 Side Hustles You Can Do At Home
Zambia Records Omicron Cases As New Strain Spreads
Ajax Signs Nigerian Youngstar Gibson Yah
Team Nigeria Storm Egypt For 2021 UFAK Karate Championships

The Sun

Direct primary: Osoba urges Buhari to sign new Electoral Act
Breaking up not solution to Nigeria’s challenges – Fayemi
Abia community lauds Kalu over provision of infrastructure
Mkpuru Mmiri : Angry youths beat man to death in Imo
2023 presidency: I’m set to begin consultations –Gov. Tambuwal
Aviation stakeholders raise red flag over concession of Lagos, Abuja, Kano, P/Harcourt airports
Buhari directs TETfund to increase research fund to N8bn
Aviation stakeholders raise red flag over concession of Lagos, Abuja, Kano, P/Harcourt airports
Wike offers N50m, automatic lectureship to disabled PhD graduand
Nembe oil spill: Diri fires back at Arewa youths
Odds that mitigated against Anambra guber poll –Obiora Okonkwo, ZLP candidate
2023 presidency: I’m set to begin consultations –Gov. Tambuwal
Low voter turnout mars Ekiti local govt polls
Osoba supports direct primary, charges Buhari to sign new electoral act
Osun: Ex-aide faults Lasun Yusuf over claim APC rigged 2018 governorship election
Air Peace denies charging higher airfares for South East routes
Despite Nigeria’s absence from top 10 best investment destination in Africa, Buhari insists it’s most viable
FOCAC: 53 African countries back Chinese Global Development Initiative
We are out to strengthen business in Nigeria, says Chiemelu Franklin
We’re not ending petrol bridging payments –FG
Gerrard interested in Onuachu
Balogun returns to training tomorrow
Iwobi slammed for laughing, joking on bench
Dangote hands over rehabilitated Moshood Abiola stadium to sports ministry
I make more money from my business than from movies –Biodun Okeowo, actress
Dr. Cosmas Maduka, President, Cosharis Group: My life, my wife, my drive
If I were Governor Abdullahi Ganduje
JORAISU strike and Nigeria’s illusion of technological advancement
Leverage technology to deal with insecurity, Osinbajo charges agencies
Police launch investigation into death of Dowen college student
Buhari mourns Justice Babalakin
Imo: Angry mob beat to death man found with Mkpuru Mmiri
Enugu expands COVID-19 vaccination coverage
Remains of late Justice Babalakin laid to rest in Gbongan

Daily Trust

How Elected Officials, Money Bags Whittled Down Party Supremacy
Russia Promises To Support Nigeria Combat Terrorism
Customs CG Tasks Officers On Commitment
Nigeria Set For 190 Business Community League Target – Nguroje
Kano Govt Warns Farmers Against Using Industrial Waste As Manure
NAPTIP Prosecutes 2,100 Sexual Offenders In 2020
FG Vows Justice As Nigerian ‘Wrongly Jailed’ In Côte D’Ivoire Is Buried In Ibadan
Mass Exodus: CMDs Seek Emergency Health Workers Replacement Policy
EDITORIAL: Lekki Tollgate: Time For A Truth Commission
Controversy Over Concession Of Airports As Stakeholders Make Case For Nigerian Companies
2023: S’East Ready To Bow For All Nigerians To Clinch Presidency – Ezeife
Why Nigeria Needs More Bridge Builders – Osinbajo
Most Unforgettable, Joyful Moments Of My Life – Sarkin Ban Kano
Why I Was Referred To As A Super Permanent Secretary – Asiodu
The Crisis Of Revenue Leakages Without Sanctions
CBN Should Please Remove POS Opposite Banks
Turbulence In Kano APC
DIALOGUE WITH MY COUNTRY: The Ignorant And The Sceptics
BEYOND THE SURFACE: A Case For Bilateral Descent?
Buhari’s Dubai Visit: Matters Arising
Aregbesola And Renewed Hope For Homeland Security, Global Respectability
God Wants To Give You More
Rudiment For A Happy Family
The Bandit Warlords Of Nigeria
I’ll Fall Apart Without Art – Vivian Ifionu
DET 2022: Netflix, Institute Call For Submissions From Filmmakers, Writers
Abuja School Honours Winners Of Handwriting Contest
Mass Resignation Rocks Vision FM, Farin Wata TV Amid Mgt Crises
Is Ethiopia On The Verge Of Civil War?
Watermelon: New Million Naira Crop Gaining Popularity In Benue
Quarantine Service Certifies Palm Oil, Donkey Skin, Bitter Kola, 3 Others For Export
Food Prices: Reps C’ttee Wants CBN’s Interventions On Agric Reviewed
Omicron: UK Bans Flights From Nigeria
Former Army Chief, Gen. Wushishi, Dies At 81
Maiduguri Explosion: Remain Calm, Army Tells Residents
Saraki Storms Lagos As Anti-Tinubu APC Faction Joins PDP
Worshippers Abducted From Kaduna Church Regain Freedom After One Month In Captivity
Russia Promises To Support Nigeria Combat Terrorism
Kano Govt Warns Farmers Against Using Industrial Waste As Manure
How CCECC Delivered 712km Of Railway In 5 Years
COVID-19: As Nigeria, UAE End 9-Month Travel Row
Dust Rises Over Planned Demolition Of Zamfara PDP Secretariat
2023: Badaru Under Pressure To Anoint A Successor In Jigawa
Osun 2022: Your Guber Ambition Will Fail, Omoworare Tells Lasun
PDP Shifts Inauguration Of New National Officers To Dec 10
Kayode, Badaru Address Danzago As Kano APC Chairman
Italian Health Worker Attempts Using Trick To Escape COVID Jab
COVID-19: Omicron Variant Now In 23 Countries – WHO
Our Super Eagles Can Sack The Best Coach
Editorial: Lekki Tollgate: Time For A Truth Commission
Youths Kill Man Found With Crystal Meth In Imo
NSCDC Trains Security Guards On Intelligence Gathering
Bizman Bags Life Imprisonment For Defiling Neighbour’s Daughter
Woman Accused Of Stealing N1m Recharge Cards

The Guardian

Intelligence agencies ordered to deploy technology against insecurity
How to halt N1t electricity subsidy, CBN’s N1.5t interventions
NFF should be decisive on Rohr — Elahor
Fayemi advocates adoption of Aminu Kano’s ‘social order’ to tackle instability
Project Duplication, multiplication responsible for underdevelopment in Niger Delta –– Akpabio
No new COVID-19 death in Nigeria – NCDC
60% of Nigeria’s valuable forest lost, rest under threat
Police arrest, investigate 2 brothers for alleged rape of minor in Enugu
13 civilians killed by security forces in India’s northeast
NUC begins clampdown on 67 illegal universities — Rasheed
Varsities should produce problem solvers — Akeredolu
NCC warns telecom consumers against falling prey to cyber-criminals
Itunu Babalola who died in Côte D’Ivoire prison buried
Wike offers N50m, automatic job to physically-challenged PhD graduate
AC Milan move top of Serie A, Inter see off Roma
Lewandowski nets double as Bayern down Dortmund to go four points clear
Benzema injured ahead of Champions League game against Inter
Wijnaldum rescues PSG after Lens leave Messi in a daze
Adowei hails NSF on Scrabble development
Red-hot Emmanuel Dennis denies reports claiming he won’t honour AFCON call-up
Love Your Partner In Their Love Language
Editorial: The Super Eagles under Gernot Rohr
Nigeria has potential of earning $2.98b from Cassava export yearly
Do Nigerian journalists have capacity to hold public officers to account? – Part 2
#EndSARS Memories in a peace park
Impossible to call
Not yet respite for Nigerians on cooking gas price
Customs makes N89b, intercepts 31,500 Litres of PMS at Seme
WACT attains one million man-hour without LTI
The Colour of Success is Gold
Seyi Shay On The Authenticity Of “Big Girl”

Tribune

Omicron variant: UK places Nigeria on red list
Terrorists fire rockets into Maiduguri, destroys buildings
Lagos4Lagos defection is to resurrect Lagos PDP —Jandor
Devil has taken over Bauchi roads —FRSC Sector Command cries…
Poor infrastructure: Kwara North stakeholders call for state of emergency
Ayu: PDP postpones handover date
Akeredolu calls for govt funding of private universities through TETFund grants
Bassa-Nge community in Kogi to revert their name back to Nupe
102 communities sacked by killer herdsmen in Plateau, say groups
I want justice for my daughter, father of lady killed in Cote d’Ivoire prison cries out
Terrorists fire rockets into Maiduguri, destroys buildings
Devil has taken over Bauchi roads —FRSC Sector Command cries out
Major APC groups join PDP as crisis in ruling parties festers
Obaseki, Imansuangbon condole with Lucky Igbinedion over mum’s death
Low turnout as Ekiti conducts local govt election
Justice Babalakin laid to rest amid tributes
Okowa, IYC call for justice, investigation into death of Dowen College student
Ondo Unemployment Summit: We’re determined to eradicate poverty, unemployment ― Akeredolu
Poor infrastructure: Kwara North stakeholders call for state of emergency
Terrorists fire rockets into Maiduguri, destroys buildings
Protest As Policeman Shoots Man Dead In Osogbo
Omicron Variant: UK Places Nigeria On Red Lis
Is Nembe Oil Spill Being Hijacked, Politicised?
Abiodun and Ogun budget of restoration
Appraising Nigeria’s indigenous religion
At 70, I Have Not Seen The Nigeria Of My Dreams —Bishop Okah
Why removal of subsidy will inflict more pains on Nigerians —El-Buba
Some clerics are exploiting people in matters of tithes —Okubadejo
Direct primaries: Why NASS should have allowed political parties to…
‘Our Coping Strategies For Stomach Infrastructure’
Reasons behind rising cost of food items

Vanguard

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: ‘I was chased around by men who ought to protect me at work’
MORE TROUBLE IN APC: We won’t accept anointed candidates for NWC elections —Isokariari, Sec of parallel exco
RAGE OVER LAGOS SCHOOLBOY’S DEMISE: Perpetrators must be apprehended, punished — Okowa, Atiku, IYC, Tidi, others
EndSARS:Lagos releases full judicial panel of inquiry reports online
No new COVID-19 death in Nigeria – NCDC
Nigeria Air and airport concessioning signs of progress
General Muhammadu Wushishi is dead
Gen Wushishi left a yawning gap -Niger Govt
It is like coming back from the dead to graduate at FUTA — Omoerijesu, on wheelchair
Notes on Igbophobes, Igbo-haters and Igbomaniacs (2)
MKPURU MMIRI EPIDEMIC IN S/EAST: Drug abusers tied to tree like animals, flogged savagely in ‘cane deliverance’
Wanted in Nigeria: Viable political parties
OMICRON: 3,326,400 J&J doses of vaccine arrive Nigeria
Why we visited Osoba in London ― 11 Nigerian senators
30 NATIONS IMPOSE TRAVEL BAN OVER OMICRON: Vaccine hesitancy threatens Nigeria’s Omicron response
EDWIN OGIDI-GBEGBAJE AT 57: No regret shunning private sector for civil service
ENDSARS REPORT WHITE PAPER: Why we rejected claim that nine protesters died at Lekki Toll Gate — Onigbanjo, Lagos Attorney General
2023: Olawepo-Hashim is the unifier, bridge builder-Kaduna Group tells Osinbajo
Cry unto God; get a miracle
DEATH IN COTE D’IVOIRE PRISON: Family cries for justice, as Itunnu is buried
We paid ransom to free abducted Baptist Church worshippers – CAN
Pride and Lust
SEXUAL HARASSMENT: ‘I was chased around by men who ought to protect me at work’
Nigeria’s 56,000 abandoned projects
11 senators visit Osoba, recuperating after surgery, in London
COVID-19: Adhere to safety guidelines, CAN tells churches
COVID-19: UK govt restricts foreign travellers from Nigeria over reported cases of Omicron
Unemployment Summit: We’re determined to push our people out of poverty— Akeredolu
Ebonyi community petitions Buhari, alleges attack by security agencies
IGP approves establishment of Special Desk for Persons with disability in Police Commands nationwide
Buhari must address our petrol subsidy morass
Why Nigeria remains most viable, most attractive investment destination in Africa – Buhari
Black Monday that pierced hearts
Nigeria needs bridge builders, unifiers – Osinbajo
CSOs urge FG to tackle oil pollution
EndSARS:Lagos releases full judicial panel of inquiry reports online
No new COVID-19 death in Nigeria – NCDC
Maiduguri Bombing: One exploded in my wife’s room; residents narrate experience
Kano APC Crisis deepens as Fayemi, Badaru back Shekarau against Ganduje
PDP NWC-elect for inauguration December 10
Devil now in charge of Bauchi roads — FRSC
Children mount roadblock on Bauchi-Jos road to protest eviction by Army
Cocoa House Ibadan: Mansion in the sky, reminiscences and metaphors
South-West NMA backs FG’s vaccination mandate for federal workers
Prepare for likely spread of Omicron, WHO urges countries
44 people die of COVID-19 in Akwa Ibom – Official
Africa steps up Omicron variant detection as COVID-19 cases rise
Number of COVID-19 infections in Africa rising sharply – Centre
Young artistes will benefit from working with seasoned professionals — Kingsmen Founder, Jolomi
I will never regret loving Kpokpogri – Tonto Dikeh
My boobs attract the boys – Tacha
Burj Khalifa: Wizkid to trill at ARISE Fashion show in Dubai
Seria A: Calhanoglu’s outrageous goal help Inter thump Roma 3-0
Stakeholders urge Presidency to probe $2.2m Kwese deal
MKO Abiola stadium to host FIFA matches ― Minister
Emmanuel Dennis nominated for November Premier League Player of the Month
Premier League: Man United end winless run against Arsenal as Ronaldo surpasses 800 career goals
There are several investment opportunities in Akwa Ibom — Ukpeh
Nigeria’s creative industry worth $4.5bn — Emefiele
N4.4trn debt: Some prominent Nigerians delaying AMCON’s recovery effort ― Senate
Moody’s affirms FirstBank’s B2 deposit ratings
Over 90% of police officers in barracks lack befitting accommodation, says IGP
OMICRON: 3,326,400 J&J doses of vaccine arrive Nigeria
2.9bn people still have never used Internet – UN report
Why data protection is constitutional in Nigeria – Pantami
Cybercrime: Appeal Court president calls for blockage of data leakages
Tek Experts powers African tech growth with 1800 engineers in Nigerian operations
Wanted in Nigeria: Viable political parties
The EFCC and hotel raids
Who is frustrating El-Zakzaky’s medical trip?
Why General is succeeding as COAS
EDWIN OGIDI-GBEGBAJE AT 57: No regret shunning private sector for civil service
KADUNA: ‘Rape a girl below 14, face death or castration’
Secondary school students allegedly turned into tubers of yam in Oyo
EDITORIAL
Nigeria’s 56,000 abandoned projects

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