News Headlines Dec 9, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Dec 9, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Emefiele: Govt’s Cashless Policy Subject to Periodic Review
FG: Nigeria Making Steady Progress in Achieving Health Sector Targets
FG Not Sincere to End Insecurity, Ortom Alleges
Lagos Seeks to Take Over State’s Electricity Regulation from NERC
Obi, Soludo, Obiano Meet at Cardinal Arinze’s 90th Birthday in Onitsha
UN Tasks Governors on Action Plan for Women, Peace, Security
Stakeholders Back Push for Amendment of NDIC Act
Tinubu is Desperate to be President, Says PDP Campaigns
Offa Robbery: How I Was Tortured By Police to Implicate Saraki, Witness Recounts
WTO Report Shows Increase in Trade Restrictions on Food, Fertilizer
Leapfrogging Digital Payments through Cash Withdrawal Limits
FG Deploys Multi-layered Communication Infrastructure to Close Blind Spots in Airspace
Delta Explains Ticket Sales in Dollars as Foreign Carriers Groan over Trapped Funds
Of Aero Resurrection and Future of Air Transport
First Marina Trust Launches Investment App to Support Businesses
Accident Investigation Expert Commends AIB
FAAN Inaugurates Committee to Drive Aviation Cargo Roadmap
Dana Air Recognised for Supporting Young Aviation Professionals
Funmi Victor-Okigbo: I’m Obsessed With Problem Solving
HerVest CEO, Solape Akinpelu Unveils ‘Stripped’ to Help Build Sustainable Wealth Among Women
Youth-Centric TV Talk Show ‘The Leading Circle’ Launches
‘Crime and Justice Lagos’: For Their First Case, Storms, Ibrahim Tackle a Murder
Why is Inspiro Planning GAKFEST?
Simba TVS Glitters at BusinessDay Awards
Aesthetic Medicine: Connecting Nigerian Physicians To Latest Technologies For Optimum Results
Rotary Club Promises Greater Impact as New President is Installed
Lovren: Underdogs Croatia Will Not Give up Without a Fight against Brazil
Alvarez: Albiceleste Can Get the Job Done against the Orange Men
Enrique Vacates Spain Role after Last-16 Exit
Portugal Deny News of Planned Ronaldo Exit from Squad
Messi or Ronaldo? Controversy Continues Here
NPFL-Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation Pre-season: Shooting Battle Enyimba in Finals
LOC Boss, Ukah, Assures All of Befitting Closing Ceremony
Umukoro, Son of Veteran Journalist Wins Three Medals for Delta
T.Y. Danjuma @84: The Depths of a Legend

The Nation

Emefiele: review of cash withdrawal policy likely
•N1tr mopped up •Reps invite CBN governor, want plan suspended Possible adjustments to the cash withdrawal limit has not been ruled out,
CDS Irabor: military won’t be pressurised to compromise 2023 polls
Rivers Govt alleges plot to blackmail Wike over G-5 governors’ position
APC PCC: Tinubu’s Chatham House performance brilliant
Petrol crisis must end tomorrow, says DSS
NASENI launches 3,000 energy-saving stoves for women, IDPs, flood victims
NEDC kicks off building of N12.5b abandoned 54-km road
Buhari determined to leave a better Nigeria, says Gambari
Fed Govt to review criteria for disbursing N500b development loans, says minister
High Court orders IG to produce ex-AIG Mbu for prosecution
Pantami to governors: create ministry of digital economy
31st DAME holds Sunday in Lagos
‘Firm not charged in alleged N3.5b Paris loan scam’
Soludo, Obi, Obiano reunite as Cardinal Arinze marks 90th birthday
Gunmen snatch four newborns from Anambra hospital
•Incident rattles Soludo’s council area
Troops kill nine suspects, free hostages in Kaduna
Abducted Ondo monarch freed after ransom
Coalition presents photo exhibition on police brutality
Ex- Oyo Deputy Speaker warns over 2023 polls
‘African cloud adoption needs holistic strategies’
Local oil, gas content to hit 70% by 2027
‘Discos should refund communities for transformers’
NCC urges factory-resetting of devices against malware
Ifuennada curses troll over money-for-sex claim
Dad gave me frowning lessons growing up – Seun Kuti
Marriage, not love a scam – Pere Egbi
EDITORIAL: Disturbing scenarios
•It is not good that both our IGP and COAS were convicted for contempt

The Punch

Cash withdrawal: Emefiele insists on limits, Reps demand suspension
INEC plans voting centres for two million IDPs
LCCI knocks FG over worsening credit ratings
N-Power fraud: Lawyer seeks D’banj’s release 48 hours after
Power-drunk ex-defence chief’s son damages car, beats owner
Rivers seals event centre for blocking traffic
Gang-rape: Edo man, friends bag death sentence, jail
NSCDC officer allegedly defrauds jobseekers of N12.2m
Resettled Lagos community protests taskforce invasion
Firm launches campaign to boost breakfast culture
NASENI distributes 3,000 energy-saving stoves
Merger: Sigma, First Guarantee now Access Pensions
INEC should conduct council polls, not state electoral commission – Enugu APC senatorial candidate
Obi to address Chatham House Jan 16
Supreme Court affirms Imo PDP Reps candidate
Delta youths didn’t chase Elumelu away – Campaign group
Knocks as Mercy Johnson declares support for APC
T20 World Cup: Nigeria through to African qualifiers
Ndanusa, Gusau battle Gumel for NOC presidency
NSF closing ceremony will be world-class – Organising chair
Fans support Celine Dion after rare disease diagnosis
Celine Dion battles rare incurable disease, cancels shows
Davido to perform at World Cup closing ceremony
Editorial: Managing Nigeria’s risky population growth
World-class education: Has Nigeria dropped the ball?
Three leprous emperors
Sultan of Sokoto said it as a leader should
Monetary policies can’t tame rising inflation — Omotunde
Cheers, jeers as Adeleke marks one week in office
Nigeria has Africa’s highest TB, paediatric HIV – WHO


Wike, El-Rufai, Ugwuanyi, Abiodun Bag 2022 LEADERSHIP Newspaper Awards
Fuel Scarcity: DSS To Quizz Oil Marketers Over Hoarding
Davido Gears Up For 2022 World Cup Closing Performance
Buhari Loses Niece, Hajiya Laraba, Mourns
Frank Urges Bayelsa Govt To Probe Sylva Over Alleged Certificate Forgery
South-south Forum Warns Omo-Agege Over Delay In Confirming NDDC Board Nominees
Celine Dion Diagnosed With Incurable Neurological Disease, Cancels Tour
2023: My Husband Will Give Priority To Women, Youth Employment – Remi Tinubu
Northern Youths Berate House Of Reps Over Resolution To Stop CBN Cash Limit Policy
9 Terrorists Killed In Gun Battles With Troops In Kaduna
Rivers Police To Probe Attack On Atiku’s Supporter’s Residence
Reps Tell CBN To Suspend New Cash Withdrawal Policy
Oil Theft: Niger Delta Stakeholders Drum Support For Ndiomu-led Probe Panel
Man, 45, Rapes 14- yr-old Daughter In Kwara
Arewa Youths Hail CBN Over New Cash Withdrawal Limit Policy
President Buhari Congratulates Gen. TY Danjuma At 85
Middle Belt Youths Forum Backs CBN’s New Withdrawal Limits
Opposition Has Nothing To Offer, Says Gov Sule
NNPP Denies Alliance With PDP
APC Chieftain Donates 70 Cars For Tinubu’s Campaign In Zamfara
Welfare Of Pensioners, Workers In Bauchi Deplorable, Says APC Candidate
Tunisia ‘94: Federal Govt Hands Over Certificate Of Occupancy To Westerhof
NOC Presidency: Gumel Urged To Jettison Re-election Bid As Electoral C’ttee Releases Contestants’ List
Hazard Quits Belgium Team After World Cup Failure
NSIP: Minister Parleys Commissioners, Directors Of Sports
Stopping Messi Requires Team Effort – Van Dijk
Qatar Protesters Petition FIFA President’s Hometown
NSIA To Unveil Prize For Innovation Programme
IFC, FSDH Sign $35m Deal To Support Businesses In Emerging Markets
First Bank Mentors 50 Female Entrepreneurs
NERC To Consumers: Sign Repayment Agreement With DisCos For Self-funded Transformers, Others
LG Electronics Showcases Latest Soundbar, XBOOM
Fuel Scarcity: Again, Mid/Downstream Regulator Assures Of Stable Petrol Supply, As Long Queues Persist

The Sun

Armed forces will resist pressure to compromise election –CDS
Reps summon Emefiele, demand suspension of new cash withdrawal limit
Rivers govt uncovers plot to blackmail Wike over G-5 demands
Plateau workers declare 5-day warning strike over salaries, others
PDP owns Imo, will sweep polls –Ihedioha
Kalu hails former minister of defence, Danjuma at 85
Nigeria best place to invest in Africa –Osinbajo
11 foreign interests bid for Ajaokuta Steel Company
Buhari determined to leave Nigeria better than he met it –Gambari
Court convicts ex-minister for forging APC guber primary result
Igbo lawyers slam FG over Kanu’s continued detention
Ugwuanyi’s strides at Enugu SMEs centre inspired me to launch skill acquisition academy – Speaker’s wife
Thuggery, fake news threat to elections-Kaduna INEC boss
Nigeria Decides 2023: 2023 elections: Nigerian military’ll remain neutral –CDS, Irabor
Armed forces will resist pressure to compromise election –CDS
Plateau 2023: Atiku never lost election in Plateau, says Mutfwang, PDP Guber Candidate
Petrol scarcity: DSS gives oil marketers, dealers 48 hours to resolve scarcity
Naira redesign: N1tr mopped up –Emefiele
Banks, depositors clash over N20,000 cash withdrawal limit
CBN monetisation policy won’t affect flight tickets purchases –NANTA
Dana Air recognised for supporting young aviation professionals
Scrabble event ends at 21st NSF
Qatar 2022: Holland seeks magic moment to defeat Argentina – Depay
Spain fires Enrique, De la Fuente takes over
Croatia, Brazil clash for semis spot
How to develop and nurture your acting skills in Nollywood
Major League DJz to collaborate with Mayweather&Skepta
Fans draws comparison between Nigerian rapper Blaqbonez and Nasty C
ASUU, ‘no work, no pay’ rule and other matters
The world’s moral crisis
On our autocratic governors and our support for bad governance
Tinubu candidacy and Chatham House charade
ASUU defeat and government’s pyrrhic victory
Diversion of IG fund: Further call for action
HYPPADEC urged to intervene in killing of fingerlings
Dana Air recognised for supporting young aviation professionals
Crisis rocks electronic contractors’ union
Offa robbery: We were tortured to implicate Saraki –Witness
Nigeria, Seychelles sign Bilateral Air Services Agreement
Airlines’ industry worst performing across aviation sector value chain –IATA
How to develop and nurture your acting skills in Nollywood
Insecurity: Kaduna CP urges officers to brace up, or…
Plot against child marriage
EiE Nigeria for book presentation Dec 12
Banditry, communal crises claimed 807 of our members –Kaduna ECWA pastor
Buhari hails Akpabio at 60
Naira redesign: N1tr mopped up –Emefiele
Nigerians’ religious life not reflecting on state of corruption –EFCC
Banks, depositors clash over N20,000 cash withdrawal limit
Akpabio at 60: Celebrating excellence in service
…Troops kill 9 bandits, rescue women, children
CBN monetisation policy won’t affect flight tickets purchases –NANTA

Daily Trust

DSS Gives NNPC, Oil Marketers 48 Hours To Resolve Fuel Scarcity
No Going Back On Cashless Policy, Says Emefiele
Withdrawal Limit: CBN Governor Going Beyond His Mandate – Lawmaker
Court Remands 2 For Threat To Upload Nude Pictures On Social Media
Court Remands Man For Raping 14-Year-Old Girl
Man Arrested Over Death Of Pregnant Girl
Court Frees 2 Friends Accused Of Raping 11-Year-Old Girl
Human Trafficking: Woman Bags 3 Years Jail In Benin
2023: We Are Always Under Pressure To Compromise Elections — Military
2023: I’m Ready To Debate From Morning Till Night – Tinubu
Expect Christian-Christian Ticket In Future — Tinubu’s Wife
Cash Withdrawal Limit: Businesses Will Collapse – Senators
N1trn Old Notes Returned To Banking System – Emefiele
Illegal Deductions: FG Worst Culprit, Fintiri Tells Buhari
Emulate Buhari, Gambari Tells Public Officeholders
Why We Intervened In Fuel Crisis – DSS
30 Graduates Get FCMB Internship Placements
PayConfidence To Bridge Trust Gap Between Buyers And Sellers
2022 Auto Awards Shifted To January With New Categories
Luxury In The All-New Mercedes-Benz C-Class
FG Seeks Actions To Attain 30,000MW Electricity By 2030
Politics Is About Reconciliation, Dialogue — Bauchi APC Gov’ship Candidate
Kano Central: Litigation, Resignation, EFCC Threaten Parties
CDD Unveils ‘War Room’ To Tackle Disinformation
Kwankwaso Rules Out Merger
I Will Build On Ganduje’s Legacies – Gawuna
Luis Enrique Departs After World Cup Exit
Ronaldo Is An ‘Exceptional Player’, Says Ancelotti
2022 NSF: Hypertension Caused Imo Boxer’s Death — LOC
Team FCT Will Improve On Edo 2020 Performance – Istifanus
States Rent Wheelchairs To Participate In Para-Athletics Events
Still On 13% Derivation Fund, States Fiscal Conditions And Fight Against Corruption
How Women Can Champion Peace In Nasarawa
Why Graduates Need To Be Self Employed
Democratising Democracy
On Intimate Partner Abuse
Editorial: The New Mother-Tongue Policy
Stiff-Person Syndrome: What To Know About Celine Dion’s Rare Neurological Disorder
Millions Of Children To Get New Malaria Shot By 2023 — WHO
How We Secured DSTV Platform – Aso TV
Army Drills Borehole In Abuja Community


Govt agencies, marketers agree to end petrol scarcity in 48 hours
We won’t be rigid on cash withdrawal limit — Emefiele

Igbo elders flay Simon Ekpa, say 5-day sit-at-home order must not stand
2023 polls: We won’t succumb to pressure—CDS
MBF commends Nigerian military for resisting overtures to compromise elections
Ortom to wade into land dispute between NAF, Ugondo community in Makurdi
2023: PDP raises concern over destruction of its campaign materials in Benue
Anger as Baze University Abuja sends 185 amnesty students out of exam over fees
AfCFTA: Nigeria targets $12bn rise in trade volume from 2023-2027
Influencer post puts varsity-dropout food seller in limelight
Peter Obi to speak at Chatham House Jan 16
Nicki Minaj’s husband ordered to settle lawsuit with alleged rape victim
Arsenal trash Lyon 3-0 in Dubai Super Cup
Why we stopped mining in Zamfara – Minister
President Buhari visits Katsina
2023: Court orders INEC to list Ogun LP candidates for State, National Assembly elections
Electricity: States shun national council on power meeting
Okada ban: FCT Taskforce crushes 432 motorcycles on Airport road
Troops kill 9 bandits, rescue women, children in Kaduna
2023: PDP appeals to Nigerian military to remain apolitical
Govt agencies, marketers agree to end petrol scarcity in 48 hours
Finally, Imo PDP inaugurates presidential campaign council
NMA raids clinics of quack doctors in Aba
Abia: Court convicts Ex-minister for forging APC gov primary result, orders arrest
Again, Nnamdi Kanu urges ‘Biafrans’ to ignore 5-day sit-at-home order
Atiku’s men vow to deliver Abia despite Ikpeazu, Wike alliance
TotalEnergies, NNPCL empower 20 youths in agribusiness
N500bn Devt Fund: FG ‘ll review criteria for disbursement – Finance Minister
Pressure on military: We take solace in Buhari’s assurances – LP PCC
Fuel scarcity: DSS orders dealers to restore normal supply within 48 hours
New Naira: Emefiele briefs Buhari, says no going back
New York Times journalists stage one-day strike over pay dispute
Akwa Ibom: Police arrest man over 13-year-old pregnant girl’s death
Igbo elders flay Simon Ekpa, say five-day sit-at-home order must not stand
Lagos attracts over $1bn in 365 days from data center investment
ECOWAS demands 2 permanent seats for Africa in UN Security Council
Fuel Scarcity: DSS gives dealers 48 hours to stop scarcity or face FG’s wrath
Peter Obi, Atiku’s spokespersons guilty of denigrating Tinubu – Fani-Kayode
Raheem Sterling returns to Qatar Friday ahead of France clash
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
Nicki Minaj’s husband ordered to settle lawsuit with alleged rape victim
SOFT DRINKS TAX: PWC, Proshare warns FG of adverse implications
First Bank, JA partner on Africa’s school entrepreneurship competition
Luis Enrique quits as Spain’s boss after World Cup exit
Tinubu’s ‘teamship’ doctrine is a scam
New ‘currency’, new census: Buhari’s desperate quest for a legacy
Break these grammar myths about writing
NBTE laments dearth of quality assurance assessors, says Nigeria has 1,500


G-5: Rivers Govt Raises The Alarm Over Plot To Blackmail Wike
Reps Ask CBN To Halt New Cash Withdrawal Limits Policy
2023: Plateau North PDP Inaugurates 258-strong
94 AFCON: FG Hands House C Of O To Westerhof
Sterling Bank’s Jets Soar To Clinch Nigerian Bankers Games…
Delta, Lagos Dominate Weightlifting Events
FG Mulls Another Concessioning Of Ajaokuta, Says 11 Firms Interested
2023: Plateau North PDP Inaugurates 258-Strong Atiku/Okowa/Caleb/Piyo/ Mwadkwon…
2023: Peter Obi Attends Living Faith Shiloh Programme
2023: Atiku, Okowa Will Resolve Nigeria’s Challenges – Uduaghan
Kegites Club At 50: National Headquarters Begins Year-Long…
Valedictory: Don Says Commitment To Duty Fast- tracks…
American Coaches Storm Athletics Event For Talents
Hakim Ziyech To Leave Stamford Bridge
World Cup: Van Der Vaart Predicts Argentina vs Netherlands…
Serie A: Eletu Scores Winning Goal On AC Debut
Qatar 2022: Ghana May Have Used Local Charms To Stop Nigeria…
ICPC Docks NSCDC Official Over Alleged N12.2m Employment…
Court Sentences Man To Death For Rape, Jails Others
Smugglers Will Be Confronted With Worst Christmas This Year…
Fuel Scarcity: DSS Gives NNPC, Oil Marketers 48 Hours To Make Product Available
Ify Autos CEO, Anime Amalonye Donates Food Items To…
BASA: Nigeria, Seychelles To Commence Direct Flight Soon –…
Alleged Subsidy Fraud: Court Frees Origin Oil & Gas Ltd…
Fear Nobody, You Have My Support, Buhari Tells CBN Gov.
Controversy Trails Lagos Loss To Edo, Protest Rocks Boxing Venue

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