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*THE NATION*

How bandits ambushed schoolboys, moved them into Zamfara forest

We trekked for eight hours, ate animal food Kankara schoolboy

Nigeria has become harvest of errors Uko

Lagos First Family absent at annual Christmas carol service

BREAKING: Edo Head of Service Kidnapped

VIDEO: Tanker explodes on Otedola Bridge

Kwara issues N180m cheques to 48 businesses looted during EndSARS protest

JUST IN: Tanker explodes on Otedola Bridge

BREAKING: EPL: Everton beat Arsenal to reach second place

Kidnapping, killings: Dont blame Buhari alone, says ex-minister

Insecurity: PDP chair demands Buharis resignation

Buhari celebrates former Taraba governor, Umar at 73

DCP Kyaris team tortured me for 14 days, stole my N41m

More troubles in Rivers APC as counter suspensions hit party

JUST IN: APC sweeps Gombe LG polls

Boko Haram kidnaps over 30 travelers along Damaturu-Maiduguri highway

Ekiti factional PDP tackle Makinde for mocking Fayose with EFCC trial

Buhari mourns renowned professor of History, Oloruntimehin

#ENDSARS protesters lacked strategies, says Anglican Bishop

How we rescued Kankara school boys Military

2023: APC receives prominent defectors, vows to retake Adamawa

I threw my step brother into a well because his mother maltreated me

Seven killed in reprisal attacks on Kaduna villages

Neymar expected to return in January following ankle injury

Amokachi blasts NFF over Rohr

JUST IN: Liverpool whips Crystal Palace 7-0

Militants attack US, NATO base in Afghanistan

Kidnapped mother, son regain freedom after N400, 000 ransom

TETFund approves N5bn special intervention for UNILAG

2023: Ekiti APC backs Fayemi for Presidency

Suspected killer cultist nabbed in Ondo

Kankara abduction not stage-managed FG

Ohanaeze to FG : dont label IPOB as terrorist group

BREAKING: APC faction suspends Abe, Aguma, Wechie, Boms

Distracted driver knocks down cyclist, passenger in Anambra

Katsina NYSC boss to corps members: embrace entrepreneurship

Third Mainland Bridge: social miscreants slow down construction as FG postpones shutdown

AfCFTA: Commonwealth to strengthen capacity of African countries export

UNICEF commends release of 344 Kankara school Boys

Kankara: APC calls for measures against reoccurrence

First National Theatre Festival of Unity, a great initiative Lai Mohammed

Herders attacks: Benue NBA asks FG to declare emergency on security

Fire guts petrol station in Nasarawa

*VANGUARD*

Breaking: Hours after 35 passengers were kidnapped, Boko-Haram attacks Ajiri community in Borno

Insecurity: Gunmen abducts Edo HoS, kill driver

National Identity Number is free says FG

LMC confirms December 27 as NPFL 2020/2021 kick-off date

Militants kill 480 in 3 months

Biden to continue Trump’s U.S.-China policy

UPDATED: Panic as diesel tanker explodes at Otedola Bridge

Family of 6 escapes death, as fuel tanker explodes on Otedola Bridge

Kankara schoolboys release vindicates Buhari, says Tinubu

FG orders probe of payment for Digital Identity Number

Jubilation as Air Peace lands in Johannesburg

Buhari should listen to Yahaya Bello, that Governor loves him ‘ Olu John

REVEALED: How soldiers rescued Kankara school boys

Appointment of NDDC interim sole administrator is illegal, group tells Akpabio

Obidigwe Football Academy partners Sports Academy Asia

Ahead of commissioning, Amaechi inspects Lagos-Ibadan railway projects

Former NBA Vice-President drags FG, NCC, Attorney-Gen, minister to court over NIN

Jupiter to meet Saturn Dec. 21

SIM registration: ‘Queueing for exercise inconvenient for older people

Trade expert tasks ECOWAS on border laws, policies

Urhobo ex-militants sue for peace among Oviri Olomu leaders

Yobo, Dosu back ‘Footie Moments with Nabila

President Buhari salutes Itse Sagay at 80

Kankara abduction not stage-managed ‘ FG

Yuletide: Prices of local rice, tomatoes drop in Enugu

Yuletide: Be at alert, suspend causal leave, Bayelsa CP orders police officers

Atiku inaugurates Youth-based campaign organisation ahead of 2023

MTV BASE roundtable features Naija’s hottest albums of 2020

Exciting football matches to look forward to in December

Babalola hails FG over plans for basketball

Remove terrorist label on IPOB, Ohaneze tells FG

Yuletide: Titan Trust Bank rewards customers

LALA Foundation donates relief materials to flood victims in KOLGA, Bayelsa State

Row of Roze singing duo graduates from University of Houston

Yuletide: Be on red alert, suspends all causal leave, Bayelsa CP orders police officers

Yuletide: NSCDC deploys 2,100 personnel in Plateau

UN chief welcomes release of kidnapped Nigerian school boys

Third Mainland Bridge: ‘Social miscreants’ slow down construction as FG postpones shutdown

Atiku mourns murdered Emir’s aides

Voter apathy mars Gombe LG polls

Nigeria needs prayers to prevent violent revolution ‘ Oba Odutala

Italy to go into lockdown for Christmas and New Year’s festivities

National Industrial Court stops Maritime Workers Union strike at INTELS

CDY describes Delta N52m microphone story as fake news

Akeredolu signs N174billion Ondo 2021 appropriation bill into law

Goodluck Jonathan in Banjul to facilitate workable national consensus in Gambia

Again, Boko Haram ambushes passengers along Maiduguri-Damaturu Road

Maradona mourned, Kobe’s tragedy: Sports deaths in 2020

APC apologises to ‘Kankara Boys’, says incident won’t repeat itself

APC apologises to ‘Kankara Boys’, says incident won’t repeat itself

Elumelu family shocks Onicha-Uku

AfCFTA: Commonwealth to strengthen capacity of African countries export

READ ALSO:   Matawalle to establish N400m NOUN Study Centre in Zamfara, to sponsor 200 students

FIRS generates N4.178trn revenue in 10 months- Chairman

Yobo, Dosu support Footie Moments with Nabila

Isima, Oliver De Coque and Room 202

Sanwo-Olu has made ‘detty’ December plans dirty, Lagosians react to Lockdown 2

COVID-19: A’Ibom confirms 48 new cases, cancels state events

Ritual victim’s head, hand sold to native doctor for N130,000

Why Apapa gridlock persists’ FASHOLA

*THISDAY*

Air Cabin Filter: Everything You Need To Know

Coscharis Motors Debuts Renault Assembly Plant, Sales, Services

Nord Launches Five Models Assembled in Nigeria

ZEBS Breaks Barrier, Makes Manpower Improvement Easier

CRiver CP Dies of Suspected COVID-19 Complications

Aisha Buhari Tasks Groups on Women, Girl-child Emancipation

Abatete Digest Debuts December 22

Helpless Nigerians in the Hands of President Buhari

Kwara Open Organisers Limit Participation to 100 Entries due to Covid-19

Bryan Fiabema Aiming to Star for Nigeria

Fury Optimistic of Confrontation with Joshua Next Year

StarTimes to Beam NBA Matches on ESPN

Leicester Doing Everything to Protect Ndidi from Injury Relapse, Says Rodgers

Players Talk Tough Ahead 2nd Valuejet Para Table Tennis Open

Lewandowski is FIFAs Player of the Year

Plaudits for Ndidi as Everton Pick Maximum Points at Leicester

*PUNCH*

China releases fresh rules on foreign investment

COVID-19: British PM imposes fresh total lockdown on London

Crisis: Sudan sends more troops to Ethiopian border

Kankara schoolboys abduction not stage-managed, says Lai Mohammed

Eden Hazard will be back soon Zidane

Suarez double fires Atletico clear at La Liga top

Mob sets ablaze suspected armed robbers in Imo

Second wave: Lagosians cant afford fresh total lockdown, says Sanwo-Olu

EPL: Liverpool thrash Palace 7-0

Rivers APC suspends Abe, Aguma

Buhari congratulates Itse Sagay at 80

Switzerland authorises Pfizer Covid vaccine

Were sorry, APC begs freed Kankara schoolboys

Canada to donate excess Covid vaccine to poorer countries

Biden to receive Covid vaccine Monday

Phillips dies at 79

APC crisis deepens as interim panel swears in parallel excos in Rivers

Gunmen rob PUNCHman of phones, withdraw cash via PoS

COVID-19: Trump wishes Macron speedy recovery

Ligue 1 leaders Lille sold to investment fund

Burkina Faso court confirms Kabores landslide win

United Airlines to resume Boeing 737 MAX flights

COVID-19: IMF approves $1.67bn emergency aid for Egypt

Kankara: Buhari created the problem, he shouldnt be congratulated, says Ezekwesili

Pompeo blames Russia for massive US cyberattack

Freed schoolboys: Its time to protect our children, says Okonjo-Iweala

Dont be discouraged, focus on your education, Buhari tells Kankara schoolboys

Buni committees second chance to rebuild ruling party

My ex-lover jilted me after her friend blinded me with acid Abia entrepreneur

Over 20% of teachers failed qualifying exam, says TRCN

How Bonfrere Jo motivated us to beat Brazil in Atlanta 96 Garba Lawal, ex-Super Eagles player

I returned to varsity when I became monarch at 18 Aidenojie II, Ojuromi of Uromi

10 fun activities for families during festivities

Can your spouse regain your trust after engaging in extramarital affairs

My sons abduction shattered us Father of kidnapped Kankara schoolboy

My FAVOURITE With Liz Anjorin

I returned to baby factory after ejection from Ogun motherless babies home Mother of six-month-old

Bandits who took my brother had inside information on boarding school Sibling of JSS2 pupil

My marriageWith Owen Gee

Before Stardom With Ifu Ennada

CBN orders closure of money transfer operators naira accounts

Shippers Council suspends demurrage over bad roads

Ondo to build jetty for bitumen exploitation

Nigerias yearly exports to South Africa exceed $3.8bn Envoy

MTN imports 14,000 devices for NIN registration

We remitted N362.34bn to consolidated revenue account NCC

Border reopening: Stock market capitalisation hits N19trn

Moderna Covid vaccine now available Trump

How bandits tortured us in six nights of horror Freed Katsina schoolboys

COVID-19: Lagos, FCT, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom ban large gatherings again

NDDC procured rotten food items with N6.2bn PDC

Uzodinma sacks IMSU VC

Four AIGs, CP elevated to DIG, 13 CPs become AIGs

Lagos PDP suspends Doherty, appoints acting chairman

Anambra sacks three traditional rulers

Lufthansa resumes Lagos, Abuja flights

Empower women for nation building, Aisha Buhari tells groups

Corruption main threat to economic growth ICAN president

Gridlock grounds Ibadan towns as petrol tanker catches fire

*THE SUN*

Ekiti plans to revive grassroot sports in 2021, says GM

Entertainment sensation, Bajulaiye Oyetunji to launch foundation

How a powerful mafia runs Nigeria ‘ APC chieftain, Frank Kokori

Why 2023 elections won’t hold’Northern leader, Prof Usman Yusuf

Era of bullying in APC gone, unfashionable under Buni ‘Akpanudoedehe

Late arrival of electoral officials, materials mars Abia LG poll

PDP NWC endorses congresses by Kwankwaso faction in Kano

Era of bullying in APC gone, unfashionable under Buni ‘ Akpanudoedehe

State Govs sabotaged good intentions of Executive Order 10 ‘ VON DG

We will surmount challenges bedevilling APC ‘ Lawan

Late arrival of electoral officials, materials mars Abia LG poll

U.S. gets second COVID-19 vaccine

Why deposits in closed banks remain unclaimed ‘ NDIC

Health director, NYSC refute report of COVID-19 in Nasarawa Orientation camp

COVID-19: NCDC records 806 new infections, 11 additional deaths

Gunmen kill 7 in Zangon- Kataf, set 13 houses ablaze

CNN African Voices to showcase Nigerian dance sensation, Kaffy

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Schoolboys abduction: Why Buhari didnt visit Kankara FG

Schoolboys abduction: Matawalle attacks Masari, APC

Land dispute: Tension in 2 Enugu communities

Masari lied, weve no contact with schoolboys adductors Miyetti Allah

344 abducted Kankara schoolboys arrive Katsina

Im worried over Nigerias security challenges Buhari

Claiming over familiarity with God

Dangers of emotional cheating in relationships

Governor Makinde, Babalakin, all hailThe Awoyinfa newest couple

NDDC: Buhari must respect NDDC law

Building a home together: The Gbenles formula

Bleak yuletide

Living on filth

13-year-old girl regains sight after surgery at ABUAD hospital

Diego Maradona (1960-2020)

Entertainment sensation, Bajulaiye Oyetunji to launch foundation OUNDATION

Sylvia Ukaatu vows: No more sex for me until marriage

I dont subscribe to cosmetic surgery Sharon Okpamen

The American King features Smiths Ebor as soundtrack

I thought Id never walk again Young Ayan, musician

*GUARDIAN*

APC clears all local government seats in Gombe polls

Akpabio is wrong, appointment of NDDC interim sole administrator is illegal

Countries must declare ‘climate emergency

AbdulRazaq tasks authors to focus on societal improvement

Artificial Island to Artificial Village: New tactics of expansionist China

Rising Chinese debt may Congo to set up monitoring station

LASU/Cornell collaboration signed as Sanwo-Olu joins launch

How we rescued Kankara school boys ‘ Military

Suarez double fires Atletico clear at La Liga summit

9-Year-Old Ryan Kaji Tops 2020 Highest-Paid YouTubers List With $29.5 Million Earnings

Liverpool punish Palace with magnificent seven

Eden Hazard set to return ‘very soon’ for Real Madrid

Turkish hospital fire kills 9 Covid-19 patients

Eminem Apologises To Rihanna About Chris Brown Lyrics

Macron ‘stable’ after virus infection: presidency

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FG to adopt new measures against gas pipeline accidents

Swiss authorise Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

Death toll rises to 16 in Somalia suicide bombing

Suicide bomber kills 3 in NE Nigeria: security sources

6 Weight Loss Myths That Don’t Help You Lose Weight

Okowa felicitates with Saraki at 58

Two dead, hundreds flee floods in Philippine storm

Goodluck Jonathan in Banjul to facilitate workable national consensus in Gambia

ASUU strike: BUK alumni urges parties to consider future of students

Armenia mourns Karabakh war victims

Tems Accuse Ugandan Singer Bebe Cool Of Getting The Police To Arrest Her And Omah Lay

Pompeo blames Russia for massive US cyberattack

Slovak PM says tests positive for Covid-19

Maradona mourned, Kobe’s tragedy: Sports deaths in 2020

Advocacy group trains 72 Nigerians on combating GBV

First National Theatre Festival of Unity, a great initiative ‘ Lai Mohammed

Police Lay Siege To Seun Kuti’s Residence, Arrests Family Member

COVID-19: NCDC records 806 new infections, 11 additional deaths

Lagos bans concerts, carnivals, street parties as COVID-19 cases surge

Anambra 2021: Picture of Obiano’s successor getting clearer

Masari: Issue of security too crucial for Police or Civil Defence alone

Buni assures of level playing field in APC

Cross River Commissioner of Police dies

US political leaders line up for early Covid vaccines

The forgotten heroes of December 12 1976 – Race against time!

Super Falcons rise to 37th in latest FIFA ranking

I think flick deserves Best FIFA Men’s Coach award, says Klopp

Organiser limits Kwara Open participation for COVID-19 compliance

*TRIBUNE*

Spike in COVID-19: Edo govt urges caution, compliance with safety guidelines

Again, 6 children andwoman killed in Southern Kaduna reprisal attacks

Allow us to carry weapons for protection, Emir of Anka laments over spate of insecurity

First Military Governor of defunct North-Western state, Usman Faruk dies at 85

Wamakko mourns ex-Sokoto gov, Usman Faruk, says death colossal loss to Nigeria

We conducted LG election in obedience to Buhari, says Gombe Dep Gov

LAUTECH Multi-Campus proposal: Ogbomoso descendants association fumes, vows to resist action

Rotary Club of Ibadan Gold sponsors free eye test for 100 patients

Bauchi earmarks N500m for reconstruction of secondary school

COVID-19 infection on the rise in Gombe, fatality rate alarming, Management committee declares

Sokoto govt mourns Ex-Governor, Usman Faruk

Female suicide bomber kills 3 in Borno

JUST IN: FUD appoints Abdulkarim Muhammad as new Vice-Chancellor

Mob sets three trailers ablaze over killing of baby

Kankara abduction: Don’t lose hope in Buhari’s administration, APC begs Nigerians

Selfish politicians frustrating the war against insecurity in the country, Gov Bello alleges

Akeredolu signs 2021 budget into law

Gov Bello appoints Prof Salawu Sadiku as VC, other management staff for CUSTECH

Reformers of Africa launches interactive site to monitor progress of govt promises

2 allegedly shot to death by Amotekun operative in Ibadan

PSC promotes 4 AIGs, 13 CPs, 23 DCPs, 29 ACPs, others

Olokuku of Okuku has always been an Oba

AFED inaugurates new chapter in Oyo

Mentor young Nigerians to emulate Abba Kyari’, Customs CG, Zulum, others charge family, friends

Afe Babalola Multi-system Hospital restores teenager’s sight

Schoolboys’ release: No child should be held captive in Nigeria ‘ UNICEF

Saraki at 58: A Man For All Times

Nigeria records 806 new COVID-19 cases as total rises to 77,013

11,487 pass teachers’ professional qualifying exam ‘TRCN boss

Northern Governors demand for probe into allegation of ‘North West state gov’ behind baditry, kidnapping

Tambuwal, Matawalle tackle APC: Name Northwest governor behind banditry or be quizzed

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Zamfara Emir escapes death as gunmen kill driver, 2 palace guards, 3 police escorts, 2 others

*SPORTS*

#CFCvs#WHUFC: Can Chelsea Get Their Title Charge Back On Track – Complete Sports

2020-21 NBA Title Odds: Lakers, Bucks Betting Favorites to Win Championship – Bleacher Report

2021 NBA Trade Deadline Deals to Dream About – Bleacher Report

6 NHL Players That Will Be Under the Most Pressure During the 2020-21 Season – Bleacher Report

76ers’ Doc Rivers Called Ben Simmons About Trade Rumors, Wants to ‘Move Forward – Bleacher Report

A look at the six contenders for the 2020 sports personality of the year award – Yahoo

Acheampong delighted as CAS order Zamalek to pay him – African Football

Alabama vs. Florida: Preview and Predictions for SEC Championship 2020 – Bleacher Report

Amokachi blasts NFF for allowing $2 million compensation clause in Rohr’s contract – Goal

Amokachi Criticizes NFF Over Huge Compensation Clause In Rohr’s Contract – Complete Sports

An oasis of stability in turbulent times’ – Qatar emerges as a sporting hub in between a challenging pandemic – Goal

Anthony Davis Drops 35 as Lakers Beat Devin Booker, Suns in Preseason Clash – Bleacher Report

Aribo’s assist helps Rangers extend Scottish Premiership unbeaten run – Goal

Arsenal explain why Aubameyang is missing from squad to face Everton – Goal

Arsenal have lost their fear factor as Aubameyang injury sums up Mikel Arteta’s luck – Yahoo

Arsenal should write off their season and play the youngsters, says Merson – Goal

Arteta must be strong to survive Allegri rumours’ ‘ Arsenal boss can’t show weakness, says Smith – Goal

Asamoah: I would consider playing in GPL – African Football

Athletes express worry as COVID-19 cases rise – Punch

Atletico Madrid 3-1 Elche: Luis Suarez double sends Atletico clear at top – BBC

Atletico Madrid 3-1 Elche: Suarez double gets leaders back on track – Goal

Australia v India: How Virat Kohli’s side were skittled for 36 – BBC

Australia v India: Virat Kohli says team will bounce back from 36 all out – BBC

Australia v India: Virat Kohli’s team bowled out for 36 in Adelaide defeat – BBC

Australian Open hopefuls face three-week seclusion before Melbourne grand slam – Yahoo

Awoniyi continues goalscoring form for Union Berlin in victory over Moukoko’s Borussia Dortmund – Goal

Awoniyi Keen On Playing For Super Eagles – Guardian

Babalola hails FG over plans for basketball – Vanguard

Barcelona 2-2 Valencia: Messi matches Pele record but Koeman’s men are held at Camp Nou – Goal

Barcelona on US TV: How to watch and live stream La Liga matches – Goal

Bayer Leverkusen 1-2 Bayern Munich: Last-gasp Lewandowski sends champions top – Goal

Bayern boss Flick admits he was ‘disappointed’ to miss on FIFA’s Best Coach award to Klopp – Goal

Bbosa: Express FC ready for their biggest derby against SC Villa – Goal

Bears’ Rooting Guide for NFL Playoff Implications of Week 15 – Bleacher Report

Beth Hepple leading Durham’s promotion bid in Liverpool duel – Yahoo

Better days ahead for Gedson Fernandes ‘with or without’ Tottenham, says Mourinho – Goal

Bleacher Report’s MLB 25 in ’25: Predicting the Top 25 Second Basemen in 2025 – Bleacher Report

Bowl Predictions 2020: Full Projections for CFP Final and More Top Games – Bleacher Report

Bowl Projections 2020: Predictions for CFP Championship and Biggest Matchups – Bleacher Report

Bret Bielema Named Illinois Head Football Coach – Bleacher Report

Brighton v Sheffield United: match preview – Yahoo

Browns’ Myles Garrett Not Sure When He’ll Be Fully Recovered from COVID-19 – Bleacher Report

Bryan Fiabema Aiming to Star for Nigeria – Thisday

Bulls Rumors: Lauri Markkanen, Chicago ‘Far Apart’ on Contract Extension – Bleacher Report

Bundesliga 2: Collins Benched As Paderborn Claim Away Win To End Winless Run – Complete Sports

Bundesliga: Akpoguma Subbed On, Helps Hoffenheim Beat Monchengladbach Away – Complete Sports

Bundesliga: Awoniyi On Target Again As Union Berlin Beat Dortmund To End Winless Run – Complete Sports

Burnley game is a ‘new challenge’ for Chelsea conquerors Wolves ‘ Nuno – Yahoo

Burnley v Wolves: match preview – Yahoo

Caf Champions League: Simba SC need to gain an advantage against FC Platinum ‘ Manula – Goal

Can I play golf in tier 4 – Yahoo

Canelo Alvarez: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather ‘All for Money – Bleacher Report

CAS revises FKF fines for Amrouche’s dismissal from Ksh109m to Ksh89m – Goal

Casillas opens up on falling-out with Mourinho at Real Madrid – Goal

CBS Sports Classic 2020: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket and TV Info – Bleacher Report

Chelsea defender Rudiger buys pizza for 13 hospitals in Germany – Goal

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard: Vote against five substitutes is a vote for self-interest over safety – Yahoo

Chelsea v West Ham: match preview – Yahoo

Chelsea vs Tottenham WSL fixture postponed after Covid-19 outbreak in Blues’ squad – Yahoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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