News Headlines Dec 6, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 6, 2021. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


UK to Add Nigeria to Red List of Countries amid Omicron Spread
Anxiety in PDP as Supreme Court Hears Secondus’ Appeal Tomorrow
NNPC’s Monthly Deductions from FAAC Hit N200bn in December
Buhari: Nigeria is Africa’s Most Viable Investment Destination
At Dubai Expo 2020, Buhari Tasks World Leaders on Partnership to Stem COVID-19
Plateau Harmonises Tax Collection to Encourage Payers
SERAP Wants Court to Stop Buhari, Others from Shutting Down Telecoms
Oshiomhole Commiserates with Lucky Igbinedion on Mother’s Death
Nigeria Needs Credible Population Data for Devt, Says NPC
Abia APC Steps Up Voter Mobilisation, Enters 184 Wards
Produce Killer of Truck Driver, Oyetola Charges CP
Senate Uncovers N34bn Placed By PEF in Fixed Account without Remitting…
Group Sues Malami, Dikio over Amnesty Training Centre Looting
FCT to Host Miss Africa Beauty Contest
National Polytechnic Students Association Elects New National Officers
Aisha Buhari, Alade, Awosika, Others for Kwara Women’s Conference
UNDP, Japan Support Nigeria in Provision of Virtual Court Facilities in…
Wushishi was a Thoroughbred Professional Soldier, Says Buhari
2023: Don’t Allow Politicians to Use You, Atiku Group Tells Youths
CJN Swears in 72 New SANs Wednesday
AEDC Ownership Tussle: FG Cautions Workers against Shutting down Power Supply
JAMB to Clear Backlog of 706,189 Illegal Admissions, Says Registrar
Babalakin, a Brother, Counsellor, Confidant, Says Obasanjo
Right Peg in Right Hole: Osaro Onaiwu Becomes Nat’l Coordinator of…
Uche Orji: We’ve Earned Global Acclaim Via Accountability and Transparency
Onyema: Central Counterparty Aims Transit Capital Market to Era of Possibilities
Unity Bank to Empower Over 5m Women MSMEs in South West
Firstbank Launches Promo, Rewards Firstmonie Wallet Customers
Strong Wheat, Diary Demand Drives Up FAO Food Price Index
Wema Bank Signs Davido as Brand Ambassador
In APC, It’s Crises Without End
The Enigmatic Charm of Larry Gaaga
French Ambassador Commends Nigerian Navy on Curbing Maritime Insecurity in Gulf of Guinea
FOC West Harps on Selflessness as Core of Military Service
Quest for Justice as Death Snuffs Flying Dream of Dowen Teen, Sylvester Oromoni
Army Officers Empowered with Leadership, Managerial Skills for Optimal Performance
Dare Says Consultations Ongoing over Rohr’s Future on Eagles Job
Falconets Thump Hosts, Congo, 4-0 in Brazzaville
Oduwole Upsets Jighere to Win Champion of Champions Scrabble Tourney
Newcastle Deny Offering Emenalo Sporting Director’s Job
Al Masry Knock out Rivers Utd from Confederation Cup
Fred Gives Rangnick Winning Start at Man Utd
Computer, Please Add These Up

The Nation

Supreme Court rules Tuesday on judiciary funding, EO 10
Omicron: Travellers stranded in Lagos, Abuja airports
Fed Govt moves to avert ASUU strike
Ethiopia’s TPLF accuses UAE, Iran, Turkey of supporting Abiy’s war…
COVID-19 positivity rose by 294% from in-bound travellers, says…
Reps panel berates NCDC for paying COVID-19 funds into personal…
Ijaw leaders, elders insist on self-determination
How Nigeria can survive, by Adebanjo
2023: Kwara PDP wants Saraki to nominate candidate
‘Akure should produce next federal legislator’
‘Remove barriers to women participation in politics’
U.S., others condemn Taliban over killings of ex-security chiefs
Danger of resurgence of totalitarian rule in Africa
Pope Francis denounces Europe’s migrant crisis
Gambian opposition kicks against Barrow’s victory
COVID-19 positivity rose by 294% from in-bound travellers, says…
Police arrest sergeant suspected of killing driver in Osogbo
Nigerians at the mercy of shylock money lenders
Stakeholders dissect rising economic challenges
EDITORIAL: Passport scarcity
Nigeria’s Saidu elected as Commonwealth Handball scribe
Heineken returns for dramatic UCL night
Court bars Bash Ali from defaming minister
U.S., others condemn Taliban over killings of ex-security chiefs
The people’s side
INEC appointments et al

The Punch

FG faults British travel ban, alleges most infected travellers from UK
ASUU’s ultimatum to FG ends, lecturers say demands unmet
Uganda’s loss of international airport to China
JAMB introduces physical health, computer science for UTME
UNIABUJA abduction planned to attract publicity, says minister
ASUU’s ultimatum to FG ends, lecturers say demands unmet
Fuel subsidy hits N1.03tn, NNPC to deduct N199bn from federation account
Eight Lagos children die in locked SUV, police begin probe
Coroner summons PUNCH over Ikoyi building collapse
Kidnap victim rescued, gang member arrested during disagreement on Europe-returnee‘s abduction
Man nabbed with 96 wraps of cocaine, five undergraduates arrested for drug trafficking
Bankers’ Committee outlines $100m for National Arts Theatre rehabilitation
Zenith Bank, CEO recognised for CSR, sustainability initiatives
FG vows to continue illegal structure demolition in FESTAC, eject squatters
Sanwo-Olu promises to restore confidence in built industry
Ondo PDP, APC clash over Akeredolu’s varsity award
APC requires experienced leaders to remain beyond 2023, says Mustapha
‘We’re keen on victory in Ekiti, Osun polls’
Bello mourns as Kogi Assembly speaker’s wife dies at 50
Don’t sack Rohr now, Okpara tells NFF
No goal rush for Nigerian stars in Europe
Okereke injured in Venezia loss
Nigerian Saidu emerges Commonwealth handball secretary
Of Kalu’s advice to Kanu


HIV/AIDS: Nile Varsity Takes Medical Outreach To Abuja Community
Gowon Seeks NASS, Executive Support For NYSC Trust Fund
Dubai EXPO 2020: PMB Returns To Abuja
Kogi Speaker Loses Wife
Omicron: Federal Govt To Engage UK Over Restrictions On Nigerian Travellers
Buhari Cautions Motorists Against Misuse Of Newly Commissioned Road
Direct Primary Debate: We Must Avoid Repeat Of ‘Third Term’ Situation, REC Warns
President Buhari Executing 60 Projects In South East – Presidency
Yuletide: Travellers Weigh Options As Air Fares Skyrocket
Police Begin Probe Of 8 Children Found Dead In Parked Vehicle In Lagos
Reps Query NCDC Over Diverted N9bn COVID-19 Fund
President Buhari Executing 60 Projects In South East – Presidency
Police Begin Probe Of 8 Children Found Dead In Parked Vehicle In Lagos
As Iyiorchia Ayu, Sam Dadi Take Over @ People’s Democratic Party
Every Zone Should Establish Security Outfits – Sen Adeyeye
Zenith Bank GMD Emerges CEO Of The Year
NPA To Become Fully Digital By 2025 – Bello-Koko
Omicron: Federal Govt To Engage UK Over Restrictions On Nigerian Travellers
Juventus Squad In ‘Complete Serenity’ Despite Investigation – Allegri
Hamilton Reprimanded As Mercedes Fined
EDITORIAL: Kaduna And The Spectre Of Teachers With Fake Certificates
The Christmas Gift Nigerians Deserve / Bullying At Dowen? Waiting For The Truth

The Sun

Insecurity threatens 2022 national census
Breaking: 26-year-old plumber hacked to death in Enugu
BREAKING: 26-year-old plumber hacked to death in Enugu
2023 presidency: I’m set to begin consultations –Gov. Tambuwal
7 doctors face disciplinary panel for professional misconduct
Dowen College student murder: No arrest yet –Police
Buhari’s administration has over 60 projects in South East –Presidency
7 doctors face disciplinary panel for professional misconduct
Alleged drug trafficking: Court grants ex-Lagos Island vice chair, Asekun, bail
Violence against women: Ciroma, Olujimi, others ask FG to declare state of emergency
Auto crash claims 9 in Bayelsa
Dowen College student murder: No arrest yet –Police
Lagos4Lagos leader defected to PDP because he was denied 2023 guber ticket – APC
Stop APC from coming back in 2023 – Prof. Jerry Gana admonishes youths
Kwara PDP joins other North central states for endorsement of Saraki’s presidential aspiration
Auchi Polytechnic Rectorship: ASUP chairman under fire over alleged endorsement of candidate
NNPC: Kyari harps on use of technology for business survival
MTN’s starts nationwide roadshow on Public Offer
Badagry expressway gets N15 billion NNPC tax credit boost
Stakeholders brainstorm on AfCFTA potential for enterprises
Air Peace to commence flights to Anambra airport Dec 7
Clubs partner to revive sailing in Nigeria
AFCON 2021: Deadly disease threatens Super Eagles players
‘Dennis not an ordinary man’ – Watford boss
Awoniyi shines before Man Utd’s scouting agents
Rising Stars U17 Girls Basketball championship: Lagos, Osun record wins
World Weightlifting Championship: Nigerian contingent departs for Uzbekistan
Calvin Bassey anticipates AFCON 2021
Oliseh calls for NFF change
Is Soludo the messiah or…
Okowa to Asagba: A Legacy
Anambra gubernatorial election and its lessons for Nigerians
Why do the rich get more than the poor?
Grace to finish strong
The secrets and key to abounding grace
Police confirm 8 children who locked themselves inside abandoned car dead in Lagos
INEC, NGO sensitise FCT community on GBV, electoral processes
Nembe Oil Spill: Opu-Nembe lauds Diri for visit
NCF appeals to Soludo for appointment of non-indigenes to his government
Court restrains ministers, Ministry of Petroleum from hindering oil firm operation
Experts give reasons buildings collapse
Apostle Joseph Agboli: My husband left a big shoe –Wife

Daily Trust

Direct Primary: Nigerians Should Avoid Another Third Term – INEC
More Takeaways From NDIC Editors Forum
Consolidating Liberal, Secular Democracy In Nigeria
Climate Change Act: Nigeria Moves To Save The Planet
On Declaration Of Bandits As Terrorists
Re: Fuel Subsidy Removal: A Tricky Response To Win 2023
Omicron: Experts Worry As Canada, UK Ban Nigeria Flights
CBN Distributes Inputs To Wheat Farmers In Adamawa
Investment In Infrastructure Crucial For Africa’s Industrialisation — Experts
Emir Of Kano, Others Hail Dangote’s Performance At Trade Fair
First Bank Launches Promo, Rewards Customers
Multiple Taxations Scaring Local Miners From Bauchi
MTN Public Shares Offer To Lift Million Nigerians Out Of Poverty — CEO
FrieslandCampina WAMCO Lauds ‘Dairy4Growth Nigeria’ Project
NGMC, Transit Gas Sign Pact On LNG Plant In Ajaokuta
Entrepreneurship Development: Self-Management (II)
PenCom Conduct Spot Check At Data Recapture Centers
Nigerian Seaports To Be Fully Digitalized By 2025 — Bello-Koko
NCDMB Commissions Gas Plant In Katsina To Address Supply Constraints
Zenith Bank’s Onyeagwu Named “CEO Of The Year”
Plateau Decries Conversion Of Donated Land To Commercial Use
FCDA’s New ES, Ahmad, Promises Innovations
Taraba Budgets N200 Million For New Govt House
Nurses’ Strike Grounds Kwara Hospitals
Police Set To Tackle Yobe Farmers/Herders Clashes
S/East Lawmaker’s Wives’ Donate To Patients In Asokoro Hospital
FG, Private Sector Strategise To Solve Housing Challenge
Perpetrators Of Female Circumcision Risk Jail In Osun
Midnight Fire Razes Shops In Kwara Shopping Complex
Robbers In Police Uniform Cart Away N4m From Osun Bank
Man Arrested At Abuja Airport For Ingesting 96 Pellets Of Cocaine
Customs Raids Lagos Waterside, Recovers 1,050 Jerry Cans Of Petrol
Kano APC Crisis: Tinubu, Shekarau Meet In Lagos
Convoy Attack: Apologise In Two Weeks Or Be Sanctioned, Gombe APC Tells Goje
2023: Suswam’s Ex-Aides Adopt Lawmaker As Ortom’s Successor
Direct Primary: We Must Avoid Another Third Term Situation – INEC
Niger APC, PDP Trade Words Over Osinbajo’s Visit
Golfers Shower Praises On Daily Trust For Hitch-Free Tourney
Dare Tasks NFF On Refurbished MKO Abiola National Stadium Pitch
Nigeria Wins 3 Medals At 2021 UFAK Karate Championship
Rangnick Starts Man Utd Reign With Win As Spurs Stroll
Kano APC Crisis: Tinubu, Shekarau In Closed-Door Meeting
Groom Loses Parents, Sibling Hours After Bayelsa Wedding
How Elected Officials, Money Bags Whittled Down Party Supremacy


Experts Knock FG On N7.2m Price Tag On One-Bedroom Flats
UK suspends processing of visitor visa applications from…
Nigeria assumes presidency of Great Green Wall initiative in Africa
Buhari returns to Abuja from Dubai EXPO
NHP application: FG warns against use of invalid documents
State governors responsible for decline in LGs administration ― NULGE
UK suspends processing of visitor visa applications from Nigeria
APGA affirms Ngige as Anambra APC leader for supporting Soludo
COVID-19: Students hail Ogun govt for emerging top-performing state in mass vaccination
Lagos govt, police must fish out killers of Oromoni Jnr ― Women group
Umeoji empowers 300 constituents in Anambra
PwC tinkers path for sustainable power supply in Nigeria at 12th power roundtable
Sylvester’s death: We’re open for investigation ― Dowen College
Oyo disseminates 2019/2020 school census report to stakeholders
I’ve forgiven my detractors, come home for Yuletide, Ayiri Emami urges Itsekiris
Court restrains Buni, APC from inaugurating factional exco in Bauchi
Former acting DG calls for increased dialogue between NBC, media practitioners
Bears Persists At NGX As ASI Sheds 2.6 Per Cent (WoW)


Separate us, my wife is dating Rector — Offa Poly lecturer, Bankole tells court
Lagos community thrown into confusion as 8 children die inside vehicle
We’re open for investigation — Dowen College
APC clears Ekiti State LG poll; why we boycotted — PDP
Badagry royal fathers pledge support for APC, hail Tinubu
CAC partners Pakistani investors on economic diversification
Giving ‘direct primaries’ a chance
Auchi Polytechnic: ASUP chairman retracts alleged support for rectorship candidate
APMT protects port environment, recycles used tyres for pavement blocks
Woman seeks help to cure chronic sickle-cell disorder in Kaduna
Avoiding the Ogoni tragedy in Idumuje-Ugboko
AFCON: Dessers can be last-minute star for Super Eagles
RCCG distributes foodstuffs, valuables to needy persons
Police chase bandits, rescue 17-year-old Kaduna boy
AFRIMMA, YouTube black voice to celebrate African music stars in virtual award show
Scary experiences of the masses in Buhari’s ecosystem
Police rescue 17 year-old kidnapped victim
FCFMT Discloses Remedy For Depression In Undergraduates
Nondisclosure of status, a major challenge to control HIV
Only God gives power, Okowa tells leaders
Open letter to my wife on her birthday
Why Ethiopia must not fall apart
How National Roads Fund, Federal Roads bills ‘ll end Infrastructure decay in Nigeria-Reps’ deputy minority leader
JONAPwD begs Kano Govt to speed up passage of amended PWD bill into law, set up commission
2023 Presidency: I never said it is not right for Southeast – Pius Anyim
Travel to other states, you will appreciate development in Akwa Ibom — Eyakenyi
NANS hails CBN Governor over entrepreneurship scheme
President of Igbo Extraction: Umahi is best option for Nigeria — Ebonyi APC Chieftain
2023 PRESIDENCY: Yahaya Bello, a national asset — Sen Adeyemi
Break-up not solution to Nigeria’s problems — Fayemi tells secessionists
Navy hold’s First Festival of Christmas Carol themed ‘Celebrating the King’ in Abuja
Ndokwa nation laments alleged denial of tertiary institution by Delta
Air Peace begins scheduled flights into Anambra
Why elected must heed peoples’ cry — CAC Prophet, Abiara
PIC advocates behaviourally informed policies to deepen social impact
Aside N1m gift, Don Jazzy’s kind of humility is everything ― Ajimovoix Drums
ICT: Enugu govt trains 114 indigent girls, women, boys in rural areas
Mental Health: Disruptions and Solutions
APC clears Ekiti State LG poll; why we boycotted — PDP
Auchi Polytechnic: ASUP chairman retracts alleged support for rectorship candidate
2023: Ortom’s ex CPS urges Journalists to rally round his gubernatorial aspiration
South-West PDP celebrates Lagos4Lagos, says Owokoniran
Edo APC pooh-pooh Obaseki’s 2022 budget proposal
APC splinter group in Lagos State says no going back after defection to PDP
Police chase bandits, rescue 17-year-old Kaduna boy
Police rescue 17 year-old kidnapped victim
All I want from Dowen College is truth ― Sylvester Oromoni
Police arrest sergeant suspected of killing driver in Osogbo
NDLEA arrests father of 3 at Abuja Airport for ingesting 96 pellets of Cocaine
Vaccine Inequality: Only 3.% of Nigerians vaccinated against COVID — FG
AFRIMMA, YouTube black voice to celebrate African music stars in virtual award show
CAFCC: Rivers United out, Enyimba one leg in
Rangnick off to winning start as Man United pip Crystal Palace
MKO Abiola Stadium: NFF to begin CAF, FIFA certification process
Nigeria records zero revenue from oil export as subsidy hits N199bn
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
2.9bn people still have never used Internet – UN report
Avoiding the Ogoni tragedy in Idumuje-Ugboko

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