NAIJA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES AND NAIJA NEWS FOR THURSDAY 30TH DECEMBER 2021

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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES AND NAIJA NEWS FOR THURSDAY 30TH DECEMBER 2021

*PUNCH*

Stop MC Oluomo from kingship, monarchs family begs gov

N14 per script: WAEC, NECO examiners lament ridiculously low pay

Bauchi memorial lecture holds today, tension grows over Dogaras warning

Patrol van crushes ASP to death in Ekiti, command blames mechanical fault

Oil ownership: ACF backs Obasanjo, PANDEF, INC fume, say constitution fraudulent

FG sets up panel to avert fresh poly lecturers strike

Marriage registry saga and true federalism

Okowas aid proffers solution to crime in Niger Delta

Ogun Assembly adjusts 182 agencies votes, passes N350bn budget

Ex-Kwara LG chairmen endorse APC chairmanship candidate

Im happy Buhari didnt sign electoral bill

Rep urges FG to find solution to insecurity

Ebonyi kinsmen present Assembly member as 2023 gov flag bearer

Maku contesting governorship to control security vote, alleges Sule

Anambra PDP campaign DG resigns, alleges indiscipline, may join APGA

Anambra transporters, ad hoc workers withdrew over IPOB threat INEC

Ex-Umahis ally, hundreds of APC members, others defect to PDP

Dolidols acquisition of Mouka will boost operations CEO

Kogi, Niger, Nasarawa govs sign N466bn budgets, Bello okays bill

Oyetola assents Osun budget

Money lenders warn Nigerians against patronising illegal operators

FG raises N1.77tn Sukuk fund for Ibadan-Ilorin, Enugu-Port Harcourt, 95 other roads Report

Nigerias solar industry growing, says US-based firm

NGO distributes gift items to Lagos, Ogun vulnerable persons

Were committed to creating shared value Sahara Group

Asset sales to dominate Nigerias oil sector, says analyst

EC approves Germanys $1.1bn green hydrogen programme

NIMASA urges northern states to explore maritime potential

South African court asks Shell to stop seismic survey

Kenya inaugurates shipyard in Mombasa

MAN visits Buhari, laments serial challenges, gets forex pledge

Well partner govt to reduce unmetered customers IBEDC

FG approves N185bn tax credit for Calabar-Itu highway dualisation

Nigeria loses $5bn to gold smuggling in six years FG

Rivers, Bayelsa begin administering COVID-19 booster shots

NFF budgets N13bn for 2022, appoints Peseiro as Eagles coach

How Lookman was dropped from Eagles AFCON squad

Chiefs offer Akpeyi bumper deal

AFCON: Pharaohs name 25-man army for Eagles, others

Ranieri can’t stop Dennis from AFCON

Obiano inaugurates Awka stadium, hosts U-17 finals

Leicester contact Rangers for Aribo

Lookman happy with match-winner against Reds

Iheanacho, Ndidi leaving for AFCON’ll hurt Foxes ‘Rodgers

Eguavoen will lead Eagles at AFCON

Brentford vs Man City: Foden scores as City win 1-0

EPL: Welbeck punishes Chelsea with last-gasp equaliser for Brighton

Jos Peseiro: Things to know about Jose Mourinho’s ex-assistant appointed Super Eagles coach

How Buharis anti-corruption campaign in judiciary hit a brick wall (2)

The fierce urgency of securing our future now

Order from above: Family of admission seeker killed by Osun DSS operative demands corpse

Siblings seek justice for 20-year-old student killed by Yahoo boys

Missing retired head teacher found after PUNCHs report

Man, 23, arraigned for stealing motorcycle

Abuja motivational speaker accuses FCT police of assault, extortion

Teenager jailed for stealing employers N100, 000

Abductors of Plateau monarch demand N500m ransom Military

Police arrest Zamfara highway kidnapper in operation, AK-47 recovered

Bandits raid Zamfara community, kill head for resisting kidnap, abduct scores, burn vehicles

*VANGUARD*

1979 presidential poll: Ekwueme was Shagari’s choice -Ukume

ALAT by Wema emerges 2021 most outstanding digital bank brand

Why I set up scholarship scheme for indigent students-Onyejiocha, Reps’ deputy chief whip

Edo APC female member to pay hospital bills of January 1 babies

Rape includes inappropriate touch of spouse ‘ Lawyer

New minister vows to help Buhari leave behind legacies in infrastructure

Next Cash & Carry: Farouq visits, pledges FG’s support

2023: Benue youth group vows to persuade Ortom to run for Senate

Masari’s Arms Suggestion: Governance of confusion’s complete, Ohanaeze mocks; it’ll create balance of forces ‘ ADF

WHO predicts COVID-19 will end in 2022

Arms for self-defence: CAN, ADL, CNG knock Masari

APC national caucus member, Nkire, kicks against direct primaries

Expiring vaccine doses at a time of rising infections

Lagos Assembly scales up budget, approves N1.758trn for 2022

Arms for self defence: CAN, ADL, CNG knock Masari

INEC accredits 51 observer groups for FCT area council elections

2023: Atiku, Tinubu, Yahaya Bello missing as Primate Ayodele reveals Nigeria’s next president

Alleged plans to eliminate Sunday Igboho a rumour ‘ Lawyer, Yomi Alliyu

NGX recorded 7 exits, 4 new listings in 2021

Access Bank plans presence in major trade centres in Africa

Electricity: Nigeria’s metered customers rise 17.7% to 4.7m in 9 months

FairMoney promises to drive financial inclusion with digital banking

Why start-up bill holds future for Nigeria’s robust tech ecosystem

OPPO’s cutting edge devices to enable users work smarter

Rack Centre data centre expansion wins award as largest in MEA

How Nosike Sunny Sike took entertainment world by storm

Court remands 4 men for alleged unlawful possession of firearms

Refer cases of landlords, tenants to mediation ‘ Lawyer

Teenager jailed 6 months for stealing employer’s N100,000

Man, 26, arrested for alleged murder of wife

Police confirm killing of Zamfara traditional ruler, four others by bandits

Nwosu Arrest: Imo political gladiators play up 2023 game

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Abductors of Plateau monarch demand N500m ransom ‘ Military

Man, 55, docked over alleged theft

Man, 68, docked over alleged attempt to steal

Katsina killings: We shall assist citizens to acquire arms for self-defence ‘ Masari

Looking forward to 2022

Looking forward to 2022

For technology, 2021, a year of the silver bullet

JUST IN: Garba Shehu defeats Covid-19, announces recovery

*THISDAY*

Lawmaker Donates Vehicles,Motorcycles to Vigilance Group in Kogi

Neimeth Pharmaceuticals Reports N365.5m Profit on Growing Revenue

Entries Opens for 2022 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme

Market Capitalisation Drops by N238bn after Two-day Christmas Holidays

Unity Bank Gets NYSC Recognition

Investment One Offers Solar Powered Borehole, Water Treatment Facility to Host Community

ITU Moves to Maximise Global Impact of 5G Rollout, Focuses on Accelerating Tech, Connectivity Breakthroughs

AAAN Partners UN Gender Equality Body to Address Harmful Stereotypes in Nigeria Advertising Industry

Assessing Buharis Anti-corruption War

Akwa Ibom Govt Woos Investors, Harps on Digital Technology for National Development

NITDA: Office for Nigerian Digital Innovation Will Drive Policy Implementation

Firm Deepens Family Bonding with New Commercial

Stakeholders Call for Collaboration among Africas Fintech Players

Avetium Consult Attains Double ISO Certifications

Interswitch Offers Product Developers Access to APIs

ARM, TechnoVision Holds 2022 Young Talent Pitch

UK Govt, Cybersafe Foundation to Train 2,400 Girls in Digital Skills

Digital Technology Will Boost Trust, Safety in Estate Development

NIPR Boss Clinches Most Inspiring Public Relations Practitioner 2021

Osaghae: NIIA Does not Take Federalism at its Face Value

Akobundu: We Have Restored Confidence in the PDP

BETWEEN THE EIGHTH AND NINTH ASSEMBLY

Will 2022 Be a New Year

A New Dawn for Nigerian Football as NFF Appoints Jose Peseiro…

Super Eagles: The Impending Defeats

Pharaohs Select Mo Salah to Lead Assault against SEagles on Jan. 11

Terry Returns to Chelsea in Coaching Consultancy Role

Congolese Regulator Visits Nigeria to Understudy Nigerias Telecoms Market

Barca Confirm Seven, Madrid Four as Covid-19 Hit El Clasico Rivals

Nigerias Possible World Cup Play-off Opponent, DR Congo, Open Camp in Egypt

Mark Hails Adaora Elonus Girl Child Project

Ogunmodede Resumes Duty with Portuguese side, CD Feirense

Oyetola Inaugurates $500,000 Comprehensive Eyecare Centre in Osogbo

NAFDAC Visits Emzors Ultra-modern Factory, Hails Pharmaceutical Company

Healthplus Bridges Gap to Quality Care with Launch of ePharmacy Website

Clina-Lancet Scientist Wins ISN Medical Laboratory Award 2021

Hacey Health Initiative Donates Multi-million Naira Medical Tools to Oyo govt

RxAll Unveils New Retail Outlet in Ibadan

*THE SUN*

11m subscribers risk disconnection as FG keeps mum on December 31 NIN-SIM deadline

Buhari promises to address forex supply to manufacturers

1st female car winners emerge in Glo Joy Unlimited Extravaganza Promo (SA2)

Lagos to promote Ofada rice beyond Nigeria

NFF appoints new coach for Super Eagles

New year eve: FCTA shuts nightclubs, restricts church gatherings to 50%

Wike showers encomium on legal icon, Ukala

Well always reward dedicated civil servants FG

Obasanjo wrong on Niger Delta oil belonging to Nigeria Ozekhome, NDC

Nigeria wont take expired vaccines again NAFDAC D-G

Rivers seeks citizens, security agencies synergy to end illegal refineries

Bayelsa spill: Govt prepares for legal battle, assembles experts

KSUSTA appoints 3 DVCs

Buhari demands progress report on solid minerals devt fund, Orders ramp up of operations

 

*GUARDIAN*

Be ready to hand over in 2023, APGA tells Uzodimma

INEC clears 51 observer groups for FCT poll

FCT command arrest officer in viral extortion video

Tragedy as police officer die, others injured in RRS patrol accident in Ekiti

Ogun communities lament neglect of access road

Army arrests suspects as abductors of monarch demand N500m ransom

Ranieri moves to stop Dennis from African Cup of Nations

Oduwole wins 2021 Janet Adowie Memorial Scrabble Championship

Eguavoen needs ‘intelligent players’ to succeed in Cameroun, says Adelabu

Man City extend lead to 8 points as Chelsea stumble

Welbeck punishes Chelsea with last-gasp equaliser for Brighton

Rangnick says Covid has hampered Man Utd progress

NLC laments rising cost of goods, cautions against increase in fuel price

India, Nigerian firm partner to boost retail textile sector

BUA cement, MTNN others lead NGX N238 billionn loss

Institute holds conference, harps on entrepreneurship for development

NASU laments irregular payment of workers’ salaries

Idem, pride to National Assembly, says Wase

Club distributes 14,000 notebooks in Abia

Nigeria and the legislative misfortune – Part 2

The target

Insecurity: A major minus to good governance

The Dowen College tragedy

How rhetoric despoiled Nigerian economy in 2021

Why Ethiopia must not fall apart – Part 2

The New Year rolls in!

Buhari orders six-month progress report from solid minerals fund

NFF finally names Jose Peseiro as Super Eagles coach

134m Nigerians without NIN as linkage with SIM deadline ends tomorrow

Treating terrorists as terrorists

Group faults army over claim of IPOB/ESN commander’s arrest in Enugu

Oyetola, Abiodun sign 2022 appropriation bills into law

Yari’s brother joins Matawalle’s APC faction

Bandits kill district head, 82, four others in Zamfara

Buhari assures manufacturers of improved access to FX

Nigeria won’t take expired vaccines again, NAFDAC insists

*LEADERSHIP*

Adieu, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Retirees Groan As States Owe Billions In Pension Arrears

2022 Budget: FG Must Focus On Power, Agriculture To Grow Economy ‘ Experts

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Buhari Demands Progress Report On Solid Minerals Fund

More Tributes At Desmond Tutu’s Memorial Service

Garba Shehu Recovers From COVID-19

Bandits Kill District Head, 2 Sons In Zamfara

Abductors Of Plateau Monarch Demand N500m Ransom

Super Eagles Get New Coach, Jose Peseiro

Nigerians In Italy Laud Federal Govt For Responding To Passport Demand

Kano Police Re-arrest 40-year-old ‘Patient’ Who Stole Ambulance

SEVEN TIPS: On How To Stop Buying Things You Do Not Need

How Ukala Saved My Political Career In 1998 ‘ Wike

Buharis Unbroken Promises

COVID-19 Vaccination, Nigerian Workers And Public Health

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

Enhancing Civil Service delivery

IDPs: Fleeing from death

Experts make case for funding epidemic preparedness response at LGs

APC National Convention: The threats and matters arising

Restructuring, poverty of articulation, propagation and strategy (2)

WRAHP builds CSO capacity on SGBV cases

$5bn gold smuggled out of Nigeria in 7 yrs., says Mines, Steel Minister

We’ll make forex available to manufacturers, Buhari assures

NAFDAC plans to reduce drugs importation to 30%

Kalu condoles with Ezikpe family over Ezeogo (Dr.) Anagha Ezikpe’s demise

Garlands as CRAN appoints Kogi’s Bello patron

Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy Stand News outlet, arrest six

France reports record high of 179,807 new coronavirus cases in one day

Fauci’s Retirement Pay Largest in US Federal Govt History

2023: PDP’ll beat its 2019 record ‘ Ayu

Yoruba nation agitation: Igboho alleges plan to kill him

FG releases N16.6bn accrued pension for 2021 MDA retirees

UAE adds eight more African nations to flight ban

Complaints, excuses trail maritime operation

Equities market thrives on undervalued stocks

Interswitch offers product developers access to APIs

Stanbic IBTC: LDR policy boosts lending to real sector

Economy grows steadily as CBN sustains policies

Top dealing firms transact N908bn shares in 11 months

Council plans software for inland cargo, trade statistics

Value of PoS transactions hits N6.29trn in 2021

APC Chairmanship: Musa seeks to reposition ruling party

2021: Eminent Nigerians who passed on in outgoing year

2021: How parties fared in elections

Problems of the police’ll not be solved by one regime ‘Arase

EPL: Man City extend lead to 8 points as Chelsea stumble

NFF appoints Portuguese Jose Peseiro as Super Eagles coach

EPL: Brighton score late equaliser at Chelsea

AFCON: First arrivals, Ethiopia, record four COVID-19 cases

Barca trio test positive for COVID-19

Intense schedule makes league glory sweeter ‘ Pep

Five NPFL players to join Eagles in camp

Osimhen to join Eagles Jan 3

Quartet to arrive in Black Stars camp in Doha

Nations Cup 2021 Updates: Morocco add three to squad for Cameroon

*BLUE PRINT*

The alternative foregone

Nigeria loses $5bn gold to smuggling in 6 years as Buhari makes crucial demands

Tennis: Oyinlomo, Imeh missing at Abuja Masters

Super Eagles: Fresh move over Victor Osimhen’s AFCON 2021 participation

NFF confident Dennis will go to Cameroon

AFCON: Super Eagles plan friendly against Cameroon top club

NFF reveals when new Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, will take over

Oyetola signs 2022 appropriation bill into law

Insecurity: Hamza Al-Mustapha exposes those supplying weapons, hard drugs to bandits, Boko Haram, others

2022: As election spending, fuel subsidy removal, tariffs hike set to drive inflation

Moroccan Dolidol acquires Mouka Foam Nigeria

Ogun harps on digitalisation of tax process

eNaira: Ecobank, GTbank lead other banks in adoption

RMRDC: Forming partnership to boost Shea nut production, utilisation

Ground handling CEOs pen MoU, vow fight against sabotage over new charges

Resource location-disputes: Osinbajo to broker truce among Kogi, Anambra, Rivers, others

Enyimba lose to Rivers United in NPFL matchday 3 outing

Ekiti postpones examination for job seekers

Katsina: Ban on telecom services to be lifted before January ‘ Masari

Abductors of Plateau monarch demand N500m ransom

Disabled women seek legislative action on political participation

Nigeria receives 21m Covid-19 doses

COVID-19: WHO to miss global 40% vaccination target ‘ Report

2022: Nasarawa governor, Sule, signs N110bn budget into law

Ibadan Museum gets facelift

Ex- Gov Yari’s brother joins Matawalle’s APC camp

2 Nigerian dons make list of top global scientists

Why Does the Google Playstore Not Have Betting Apps in Nigeria

Kidnappers free Ekiti chief, 2 others after N4m ransom

2022: Nasarawa governor, Sule, signs N110bn 2022 budget into law

Infectious diseases remain a danger to every country ‘ UN

Jigawa pays N9.403bn to retirees for 2021

Buhari demands 6-month progress report on solid minerals devt fund

Yuletide: NGO distributes relief items to 500 Kogi vulnerable women

Bauchi introduces statewide roll to tackle salary administration challenges

*TRIBUNE*

Yari’s brother moves to Governor Matawalle’s camp

NFF appoints Jose Peseiro as Super Eagles head coach, Eguavoen to handle AFCON

Foundation spends over N13m on 35 FCT students in skills acquisition training

TASUED underscores essence of vocational training, proposes N4.5bn budget for 2022

Award of first class degree in public varsities not trade by barter ‘EKSU VC

UNIBEN don, others seek improved ICT infrastructure, manpower for STEM

Old students critical to alma mater

Your phone can be a personal health management system, says technology consultant

PLASU set to establish post-graduate school, additional faculties

Encomiums as Oloyede bows out of Summit University, Offa

ASUU gives scholarship to 50 UNIZIK students

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Old students call for resuscitation of technical colleges in Kwara

Equities investors lose N248bn as year-end trading goes bearish

*SPORTS*

49ers News: Jimmy Garoppolo Won’t Require Surgery on Thumb Injury – Bleacher Report

A New Dawn for Nigerian Football as NFF Appoints Jose Peseiro… – Thisday

Aaron Rodgers Won’t Rule out Retirement After Season, Says He Wants to ‘Not Be a Bum – Bleacher Report

AEW Dynamite Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from December 29 – Bleacher Report

AFCON: First arrivals, Ethiopia, record four COVID-19 cases – New Telegraph

AFCON: Pharaohs name 25-man army for Eagles, others – Punch

AFCON: Super Eagles plan friendly against Cameroon top club – Blueprint

Arteta tests positive for COVID-19 again, to miss Man City clash – The Cable

Barca Confirm Seven, Madrid Four as Covid-19 Hit El Clasico Rivals – Thisday

Barca trio test positive for COVID-19 – New Telegraph

BREAKING: Welbeck Stoppage Time Header Secures 1-1 Against Chelsea As Blues Lose Ground In Title Race – Daily Independent

Brentford 0-1 Man City: Pep Guardiola praises ‘perfect performance – BBC

Brentford 0-1 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola says title race not over despite eight-point lead – BBC

Brentford vs Man City: Foden scores as City win 1-0 – Punch

Cavaliers’ Ricky Rubio Diagnosed With Season-Ending ACL Injury – Bleacher Report

Chelsea 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion: Danny Welbeck heads stoppage-time equaliser for Seagulls – BBC

Chelsea 1-1 Brighton: A point against Chelsea is a ‘great feeling’ – Graham Potter – BBC

Chelsea 1-1 Brighton: Thomas Tuchel ‘very disappointed’ with VAR not awarding ‘clear penalty – BBC

Chelsea Stumble In Title Race As Welbeck’s Late Goal Earns Brighton Draw At Stamford Bridge – Complete Sports

Chiefs offer Akpeyi bumper deal – Punch

Chris Silverwood: England coach to miss fourth Ashes Test after being forced to isolate for 10 days – BBC

Christian Cage Reveals Sole Reason He Joined AEW After Leaving WWE – Bleacher Report

Congolese Regulator Visits Nigeria to Understudy Nigerias Telecoms Market – Thisday

Cowboys’ Micah Parsons Explains Why He, Trevon Diggs Are ‘The Lion’ and ‘The Eagle – Bleacher Report

D.J. Uiagalelei, Clemson Fend off Iowa State to Win 2021 Cheez-It Bowl – Bleacher Report

Dick Vitale Taking Break from ESPN College Basketball Broadcasts to Rest Vocal Cords – Bleacher Report

Eguavoen needs ‘intelligent players’ to succeed in Cameroun, says Adelabu – Guardian

Eguavoen will lead Eagles at AFCON – Punch

England handed Six Nations boost with Owen Farrell and Manu Tuilagi on course for early returns from injury – Yahoo

England head coach Chris Silverwood forced to isolate for fourth Ashes Test – Yahoo

EPL round-up: Salah misses penalty as Leicester beat Liverpool – The Cable

EPL: Brighton score late equaliser at Chelsea – New Telegraph

EPL: Man City extend lead to 8 points as Chelsea stumble – New Telegraph

EPL: Welbeck punishes Chelsea with last-gasp equaliser for Brighton – Punch

Five NPFL players to join Eagles in camp – New Telegraph

HBO ‘Hard Knocks’ 2021: Best Colts Storylines, Moments, Reaction for Episode 7 – Bleacher Report

Heat vs. Spurs Postponed Due to Miami’s COVID-19 Issues, Injuries – Bleacher Report

How Lookman was dropped from Eagles AFCON squad – Punch

Iheanacho, Ndidi leaving for AFCON’ll hurt Foxes ‘Rodgers – Punch

IIHF Reportedly Expected to Cancel 2022 World Juniors Championship – Bleacher Report

Injuries pile up for Chelsea ahead of crunch clash with title rivals Liverpool – Yahoo

Intense schedule makes league glory sweeter ‘ Pep – New Telegraph

Ja Morant Outduels LeBron James as Grizzlies Beat Lakers 104-99 – Bleacher Report

Jim Irsay, Jeffrey Lurie, More NFL Owners Donate to Fund for Jeff Dickerson’s Son – Bleacher Report

Jimmy Garoppolo Says 49ers GM John Lynch Apologized for Twitter Controversy – Bleacher Report

Jos Peseiro: Things to know about Jose Mourinho’s ex-assistant appointed Super Eagles coach – Punch

Leicester 1-0 Liverpool: Klopp says side did not look like themselves – BBC

Leicester 1-0 Liverpool: Rodgers hails ‘heroic’ performance – BBC

Leicester contact Rangers for Aribo – Punch

Liverpool and Chelsea are still title contenders, says Pep Guardiola – Yahoo

Lookman happy with match-winner against Reds – Punch

Lucas Digne targeted by Inter Milan and Napoli as Rafa Benitez looks to raise January transfer funds – Yahoo

Man City extend lead to 8 points as Chelsea stumble – Guardian

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola refuses to believe title race is over – Yahoo

Mark Hails Adaora Elonus Girl Child Project – Thisday

Meet New Super Eagles Coach, Peseiro – Complete Sports

Nations Cup 2021 Updates: Morocco add three to squad for Cameroon – New Telegraph

NCAA Not Discussing Postponing 2022 Men’s, Women’s Basketball Tournaments – Bleacher Report

NFF appoints Jose Peseiro as Super Eagles head coach – The Cable

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