News Headlines Dec 8, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 8, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


NNPC: How We Raised Crude Oil Production from 900,000mbpd to 1.6mbpd
UK: We’ve No Preferred Presidential Candidate in Nigeria
Fallout of Naira Redesign, Analysts Back CBN’s Cash Withdrawal Policy
Osinbajo to Vietnamese President: Nigeria Best Place to Invest in Africa
Audit Queries: Senate Threatens 100 MDAs with Zero Allocation
Meta: We Are Working to Combat Fake News Ahead of 2023 Elections
Atiku: Tinubu’s Chatham House Appearance Comparable Only to Standup Comedy
Bloomberg: How NNPC Funded Purchase of Chevron’s Asset with $300m Aid from Dantata’s Firm
PTAD Lauds Buhari on Prompt Payment of Pension
Senate Summons SPDC Over Alleged Contract Breach
AfDB Mobilises $8.9bn for Africa’s Low-income Countries, Highest in 50 Years
FG Reads Riot Act to Sugar Manufacturers
Expert: How Technology Can Impact Oil, Gas Trading
NCC Restates Commitment to Digital Transformation, Insists on 5G Spectrum Auction
FMN Drives Local Content Development Through Prize for Innovation Competition
Rainoil Bags ISO 9001:2015 Certifications
SEC Projects N5trn Capitalisation for Shariah Products by 2025
Substandard Goods: SON Vows to Strengthen Collaboration with Stakeholders
African Airlines May Record $638m Loss in 2022, $213m in 2023
Six Months After $320M Acquisition of MainOne, Equinix Rolls Out Expansion Plan
Shah: Risk Mitigation Insurance Will Unlock Business Opportunities
Umeh: I’ll Speak for South East in the Senate
Monguno: Attackers of INEC Offices, Crude Oil Thieves Will Not Go Unpunished
In Osun, Atiku, Promises to Revive Economy, Unite Nigeria, as Thousands Attend PDP Rally
APC Moves to Dislodge PDP in Delta
As House Holds Summit to Revamp Education Sector…
GOtv Boxing Night: Esepor Faces Filipino’ Pumipic for WBF Title
NPFL-Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation Pre-season: MVP Mbaoma Tips Enyimba to Win
Youth Winter Olympics: Team Nigeria Lands in Finland for Qualifiers
Hazard Quits International Football
Brazil Dancing Not Disrespectful, Says Croatia’s Lovren
Ronaldo Refuses to Train with Portugal’s Reserves
Morocco’s Atlas Lions Changing the Narrative for Africa
Enrique Slams Critics Following La Roja’s Exit
Walker Vows to ‘Pocket’ Mbappe
Buhari, Governors and Local Government
Ensuring Speedy Adjudication in Digital Era
FSDH as Enabler for Growth of Female Led Businesses in Nigeria
NBC Shines at SERAS Awards
FCMBFlexxtern: 30 Graduates Get Internship Placements
Substandard Goods: SON Vows to Strengthen Collaboration with Stakeholders
Nigerian Breweries Empowers 472 Youths, Women
Stakeholders Task MVNO’s License Operators on Rural Connectivity
Airtel Commits $1.3m Data to UNICEF Digital Learning Programme in Nigeria
9mobile Takes Entrepreneurship Mentoring Initiative to Port Harcourt
First Marina Trust Launches Investment App to Support Businesses
Zinox Boss to Mentor 12 Lucky Konga Shoppers
Noah’s Ark, X3M Ideas Win at 2022 LAIF Awards

The Nation

Cash withdrawal limit policy: Senators, experts knock CBN
•Senate faults apex bank, fixes debate for Tues •Job losses loom •SMEs threatened •Good policy, wrong timing, say experts
2023: Court validates Tinubu’s candidacy
Fuel queues to end soon, says NMDPRA
Fed Govt to governors: account for ecological funds
Some media houses using presidential debates to insult politicians, says Kalu
NJC reinstates Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia
N1.9tr SWV: Senate threatens 100 MDAs with zero allocation in 2023 budget
Kanu: those planning five-day sit-at-home not my followers
Second Niger Bridge to open for 30 days Dec. 15
Ex-agitators for recruitment into police to fill Southsouth quota
Why women should vote for Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu
Ohaneze predicts 80 percent votes for Obi
Why Nigerians should vote for me-Tinubu
Fuel Scarcity: Give us petrol at official ex-depot price, lPMAN tasks NNPC
Protest as police inspector’s stray bullet kills man in Lagos
•Sanwo-Olu commiserates with bereaved family
Digital Sports conference with Mission89 kicks off in Lagos
Integrity icons bag Good Governance rewards
Abducted Benue commissioner freed
Genesis of crisis rocking Ekiti Assembly
Group rallies support for Tinubu’s presidential aspiration
Increasing cases of violence, arson threaten 2023 poll
PDP can’t retain Bauchi, says ex-Chief of Air Staff
Restructure debts to resuscitate economy, says Rewane
• World Bank: debt-service squeezing poor countries
Report: Nigeria, other IDA countries to service $9tr debts with $62b
Airlines lose $5b yearly to GSE damage
Pension complaints and solutions
Excited Toyin Tomato welcomes fourth grandchild
I still don’t know how to spell – DJ Cuppy
Cheapest video gave me my biggest breakthrough – Guchi
Cleric tells wives to pray for husbands’ side chicks
EDITORIAL: Puzzling assessment
•We disagree that no Nigerian merits NNOM award this year

The Punch

Next president must build strong institutions — Agbakoba
Hoodlums injure firefighters, soldier in Kwara
States attorneys-general fault e-money transfer levy disbursement
Cash withdrawal limits: Senate grills CBN chiefs tomorrow
Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Gridlock worsens amid road work suspension
N-Power fraud: ICPC detains D’banj, lawyer cries foul
Polls: INEC knocks Tinubu over comment on e-transmission
Gunmen abduct ex-accountant general, pharmacist, release managing director
Declare Sanwo-Olu my father, Delta man tells court
Oil marketers fault NNPCL 34 days sufficiency claim
FG recovers N120bn from proceeds of crime
MRS provided $300m to NNPC for Chevron assets – Report
Court dismisses suit against Rivers APC NASS candidates
Makinde promises to protect citizen interest
Syndicate behind insecurity in Plateau – Plateau South senatorial LP candidate
Osun rally: Atiku promises to stabilise economy
PDP declares work-free day for Atiku’s Anambra visit
Like Lions, like Eagles
Osimhen relishes Charleroi experience
Fan flaunts Eagles jersey in Qatar
Nigerian movie, Mami Wata, selected for international competition
Actors pay for roles to gain popularity – Charles Awurum
Lagos touts batter actor, Akeem Adeyemi
Editorial: World must end Russia-Ukraine war
For those of you who justify vulgarism
Nigeria needs circular economy action plan
Buhari, remove subsidy now
Stigma: Threat to recovery of drug users
Nigerian judiciary and burden of justice
Technological warfare: Can drones strengthen battle against terrorists?
Buhari failed Leah Sharibu – Activist
Tricycle, okada night ban compounds residents’ ordeal in Ogun community
Budget padding promotes culture of open corruption – OOU prof
Examination for foreign-trained doctors is global practice – MDCN registrar
Experts suggest healthy diet to fight diabetes
Optometrists counsel women on self-care, empowerment


Nigeria Loses Billions Of Naira As Customs e-Auction Platform Collapses
Politicians Move Against CBN Cash Withdrawal Policy
We Have Recovered N120bn From Crime Proceeds – Federal Govt
Seven Products Costing Nigeria Much Money To Import
Court Jails 2 Women For Trafficking Girl To Libya For Prostitution
Buhari Pledges Commitment To Strengthen Democracy In Africa
International NGOs Dismiss Terrorism Financing Allegations
After Kolmani: Reps Seek Urgent Action On Crude Exploration In Bida Basin
Meta Partners INEC, NGOs To Combat 2023 Elections Fake News
President Buhari Signs CRMI Bill Into Law
2023 Polls And Doguwa’s Threat
Qatar 2022: World Cup Of Iconic Upsets
Supporters Abandoning Tinubu Over Gaffes, Says Atiku/Okowa Campaign
Video Alleging Harvesting Of PVCs Details For Malicious Reasons, Misleading – INEC
Oyetola Removed TVs, Cooking Utensils, Beddings From Osun Govt House – Ayu
Police Rescue 3 Kubwa Kidnap Victims As Corps Member Remains With Captors
Federal Govt Completed 83 Roads In Tertiary Institutions – Fashola
Amid Fuel Scarcity, Customs Intercepts 85,300 Litres Of Petrol
SEC Recommits To Driving Debt Market Enabling Environment
Simba TVS Wins At Nigeria Business Leaders’ Awards
Osinbajo Woos Vietnamese Investors, Says Nigeria Natural Investment Destination
SON Assures Protection Of Local Industries
Sugar Levy, Inflation, Others Driving 30% SMEs Out Of Business – Operators
I Want Terror Free Nigeria
Stop Comparing Me With Mbappe – Saka
Tragedy As Imo Boxer Dies At Delta 2022 National Sports Festival
NCDMB’s PNC Kicks Off In Golfing Style
Minister Lauds Delta 2022 Games Despite Challenges
Glo Festival Of Joy Rewards Customers With Car, Other Prizes In Warri
Ex-Osun LP Gov’ship Candidate, Lasun Yusuf, Joins PDP

The Sun

‘Tinubu/Shettima’s ticket’ll be gender sensitive’
Senate threatens zero budgets for Villa, Army, Navy, Airforce, Police, INEC, 94 other agencies
‘UK has no preferred presidential candidate’
Osogbo shut down for Atiku/Okowa as LP guber candidate joins PDP
Constituency projects: Kalu receives award, vows to end rural-urban migration
2nd Niger Bridge opens to traffic Dec. 15
FG recovers over N120bn from proceeds of crimes
Oyetola debunks allegation of looting govt house
EFCC auctions 435 cars in Lagos
Ignore Simon Ekpa’s sit-at-home threat, MASSOB urges South East
N-Power funds fraud: ICPC detains D’Banj
Gunmen abduct ex-accountant general, 3 others, shoot 1 in Cross River
Jega calls for constitution of inter-agency team to arrest electoral offenders
NHRC to grill Tinubu, Atiku, Obi, others on human rights issues
Tinubu’s supporters disillusioned, abandoning APC campaign –Atiku
Why Mbah’ll get our votes –Enugu Catholic diocese
Court nullifies PDP primaries in Ebonyi State
How to grow big on small investments
Nigeria tops list of 27 countries with airlines’ blocked funds –IATA
NSIA to unveil prize for innovation programme, December 10
Fuel marketers to boycott depots over unfair practices
Wike awards Julius Berger MD, others highest Rivers’ civil awards
NSF: Facts emerge on how Imo boxer died
Man assaulted by Cameroon’s FA President speaks on attack
Esepor faces Filipino Pumipic for WBF title
Imo Dep. Speaker, Sports Commissioner, family hit Asaba for dead boxer
NSF: Delta athlete stripped of two gold medals
Bayelsa, Edo jump to 2nd, 3rd on medals’ table
LOC: Igboanugo, national hero
Sports Minister bags African Illustrious Award nomination
NOC Election 2022: Gumel, Ndanusa, Gusau, others beat deadline
NPFL-Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation Pre-season: Enyimba consolidates top position
NSIP: Dare parleys stakeholders
Diversion of IG fund: Further call for action
Nigeria in search of history
Who will bell the cat?
My 12-way test of the 2023 vote
Abandoned naira as effects of Buharinomics
Turji: Angst of notorious terrorist
Justice Ajumogobia reinstated as judge of Federal High Court
Customs arrests 70-year-old man, son with 376.4kg pangolin scales
Apapa gridlock: COMTUA decries extortion, indiscriminate parking
Mining mess in Osun
Oyo police nab 25 for robbery, kidnapping, others
Pipeline explosion: Gani Adams unveils memorial plaque for Lagos victims
LASUED: Sanwo-Olu approves N68,000 school fees for pioneer students
How to grow big on small investments
Jega calls for constitution of inter-agency team to arrest electoral offenders
NHRC to grill Tinubu, Atiku, Obi, others on human rights issues
Diversion of IG fund: Further call for action
Nigeria tops list of 27 countries with airlines’ blocked funds –IATA
NSIA to unveil prize for innovation programme, December 10
Fuel marketers to boycott depots over unfair practices
Wike awards Julius Berger MD, others highest Rivers’ civil awards
Gunmen abduct ex-accountant general, 3 others, shoot 1 in Cross River
…Kill 1, kidnap corps member, 7 others in Abuja
Auchi Poly expels 40 students for result falsification
Court remands 3 in prison over murder, robbery
Air Force destroys more bandits’ camps in Kaduna
Customs arrests 70-year-old man, son with 376.4kg pangolin scales


Our problems with N100, 000 weekly withdrawal limit — NECA
FG redeems house pledge to Ex-Eagles coach, Westerhof
Federal roads are death traps — Findings
Ajah police killing, very sad, unfortunate- Sanwo-Olu
Appeal Court nullifies sale of Intercontinental Hotels, orders return to Milan Group
2023 Campaigns: PDP, LP to review CBN withdrawal ceiling
Fire guts Lagos Street market in Benin, government APC trade words
Buhari vows to defend democracy in Africa
IGP launches stolen vehicles portal to curb car theft
Senate summons SPDC over alleged contract breach
Digital innovation, entrepreneurship panacea to youth unemployment – Pantami
D’banj: We reported case, others to ICPC, says Humanitarian Affairs Ministry
NCC gives update on 3.5GHz Spectrum auction
Germany arrests 25 coup plotters
Why we’re harvesting Voter Identification Numbers from PVCs – INEC
Osun: Lasun dumps LP for PDP; attends Atiku’s presidential rally in Osogbo
2022 Flood: Declare Ijawland disaster zone, Ijaw Diaspora Council tells Buhari
18-yr-old Jaylen Smith becomes youngest Black Mayor in US
New CBN withdrawal policy draconian, will hurt poor Nigerians – Metuh
2023 election: Take Nigeria serious, Adeboye tells Ministers
Tinubu/Shettima Campaign in turmoil, says Atiku
Elon Musk loses world’s richest spot to Louis Vuitton owner, Bernard Arnault
Devastating flooding: Gov should account for Ecological funds -Environment Minister
Nigeria remains champion in aviation safety, security in Africa — Buhari
We’re living under imposed unity, says Femi Emmanuel
Ignore Simon Ekpa, there’s no sit-at-home – MASSOB
Seun Kuti ‘not shocked’ over D’banj’s detention on alleged N-power fraud
Sanwo-Olu cuts tuition fees for LASUED, LASUSTECH pioneer students by 65%
CAN, NIREC task Govs on persons with disability law
Atiku pledges constitutional role for monarchs
I’m coming for total emancipation of Abia – Ikechi Emenike
I’ll end incessant strikes in Universities if elected President – Peter Obi
Video: Nollywood actor, Akeem Adeyemi attacked on movie set by thugs
Muslim/Muslim ticket ‘ll change Nigeria’s political narrative in 2023 — Tinubu
EFCC conducts public auction of over 400 cars in Lagos
2023 elections will be free, fair, credible – Buhari assures West African elders
Declan Rice, Callum Wilson absent at England’s team training in Qatar
What I told Eto’o before he assaulted me – Algerian YouTuber, Mamouni
Netherlands vs Argentina: What to expect in second match of quarter finals
World Cup 2022: Ronaldo’s reaction to Ramos stunning goal against Switzerland
Germany arrests 25 coup plotters
Man United, Aston Villa set to battle for Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix
Ronaldo denies Saudi Arabia transfer deal, rejects new offer from Australia
31-year-old man shot dead by trigger-happy Police officer in Lagos
Breaking: Belgium star, Eden Hazard, quits international football
National Sports Festival: Team Delta emerges winner of cycling event
Quit alcohol, engage in regular sex – Medical expert to journalists

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