GOOD MORNING NIGERIA,CITYNEWS NIGERIA BRINGS YOU SOME NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 16TH DECEMBER 2020.

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*THE NATION*

World Bank approves $3bn for Nigeria

PHOTOS: Commuters stranded at Ikeja BRT terminal

Body of missing child found in Ebonyi River

CJN tests positive for COVID-19

Lawyer sues CBN over POS charges

Court stays further hearing in suit seeking to sack Obaseki

PGF DG to Buhari: arrest, prosecute accomplices of organised crimes

BREAKING: Telecom operators given two weeks to block SIM cards without NIN

BREAKING: Senate passes Finance Bill 2020

AKK gas pipeline is at 15% completion Kyari

DJ 4kerty: How I became Davidos official DJ

LASWA trains 150 on water hyacinth recycling

Why I sacked Sanusi as Emir of Kano Ganduje

Firm swindles hundreds of loan-seeking traders in Ekiti

TB Joshua becomes first African Pastor to reach 5m Facebook followers

Kano Assembly elects new Speaker

Reps seek urgent implementation of safe schools declaration

Wike to varsities: sack incompetent, unqualified lecturers

How to make Lagos environment sustainable, by experts

BREAKING: Kaduna shut schools over upsurge of COVID-19

Kankara abduction: 17 more students rescued, two feared dead

Putin congratulates Joe Biden on US election victory

BREAKING: Omah Lay, Tems freed from custody in Uganda

BREAKING: Omah Lay, Tems regain freedom

Two Reps defect to APC

Ndume to Amnesty International, ICC: leave Nigerian Army alone

#EndSARS: Bayelsa judicial panel begins sitting, receives 18 petitions

Dabiri calls for calm over Omah Lays arrest

Africa needs $1.3trn annually to achieve economic growth, says UN

Police foil abduction of Chinese national in Taraba

Realtypros IGL officially launches Katopp apartments and terraces

BREAKING: CJN tests positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: Reps halt take off of 774,000 Jobs

Boko Haram: Tinubu visits Zulum, wants military to change strategy

Group condemns disruption of Kaduna Peace Summit

BREAKING: World Bank approves $3bn for Nigeria

Lagos begins work on 9km Akinola/Aboru drainage channel

Estate surveyors canvass vibrant mortgage system

Driving urban planning with technology

NDDC: Niger Delta youths reject sole administrator, demand substantive board

Nigerians seek answers to pertinent questions on deregulation

NCDMB, PETAN seal $30m working capital scheme deal

ENYO begins gas expansion agenda, autogas services

BREAKING: Lawan swears-in Abiru, Dickson, two other Senators

No mercy for criminals, Governor Bello charges newly sworn in elected LGA officials

BREAKING: Eight die at Pitcoin Xmas palliative sharing centre in Rivers

COVID-19: NMA decries non-adherence to prevention protocols

No mercy for criminals, Governor Bello charge newly sworn in elected LGA officials

U.S. Attorney-General resigns as Electoral College confirm Bidens victory

Ogunsanwo: The editors life and times

Court orders release of Ezes nephews from EFCC custody

Bring back the boys

Fear in Abuja as PTF advises minister to reactivate enforcement team

Four remanded for attacking Lagos environmental corps

Dont lose confidence in Judiciary over corrupt lawyers

Pulev posts negative COVID-19 test ahead AJs bout

Bosso eyes F/Eagles victory against Ghana

Napolis Petagna wants Osimhen back

Tokyo Olympics: Team Nigeria begins Second phase camping

*VANGUARD*

FRAUD: Court refuses bail application of ‘Genesis’, Lagos-based Pastor

Kankara school abduction: Nigerians tired of FGs empty assurances of tackling security ‘ NAS

Okowa felicitates Justice Commissioner, Mrakpor, 6 others on elevation to SAN

Why homeownership may not be easily realised’, by expert

IPAN inducts 47 new members

Extra-judicial killing: NHRC probe panel summons ASP

Delta Govt empowers 460 women with skills, presents starter packs

Police forged demand warrant, detained me for months, victim tells NHRC

Retrenched workers are not our employees ‘ Intels

No need to review Obas, Chiefs’ laws in Lagos ‘ Olanrewaju, ex-Communications Minister

Policemen driving against traffic attack FRSC personnel, destroy phone

NCC implements new SIM registration rules

I was judged harshly before 2015 elections ‘ Goodluck Jonathan

#EndSARS Protests: We froze accounts of companies not individuals ‘ Chief Judge, FHC

Job creation: Lagos, Ecobank, partner to boost artisanal fisheries for youths

#EndSARS Protests: We froze accounts of companies, not individuals’ Judge

Police confirm 2 dead in Rivers Xmas package sharing stampede

Kaduna Deputy Governor, S’ Kaduna leaders, lawmakers meet over insecurity

How Nigeria’ll attain universal health coverage, NHIS boss, Sambo

Kankara abduction: More students appear from bush ‘ Gov’s SA

Insecurity: FG to block SIM cards not synchronized with NIN by Dec. 30

Foreign Investment into Nigeria rises 12.8% to $1.46bn in Q3’20

Delta Govt approves payment of bursary for 2019/2020 session

Amotekun: Makinde launches 33 vehicles, 396 motorcycles for smooth operation

Reps move to limit tenure of EFCC Acting chairman

Dickson, Abiru unfold legislative agenda

NUT expresses worry over reemergence of school invasion, abduction of teachers, students

Ignore Ijaw’s demand for ward in Warri South, INYC tells Delta govt

Senate passes Buhari’s Finance Bill 2020

Insecurity: FG to disconnect SIM not synchronized with NIN by Dec. 30

Peace Corps Bill passes second reading in Senate

Ugandan police drop charges against Omah Lay and Tems

IPOB’s progenitor disowns Nnamdi Kanu’s Security Network

Kano Assembly gets new Speaker, as majority leader resigns

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Why it may be difficult to achieve restructuring in Nigeria ‘ Uduaghan

INSECURITY: Kaduna Dep Gov, Southern Kaduna leaders, lawmakers meet

Police foil kidnap of Chinese national in Taraba

Covid-19: Eight Corps members test positive in Jigawa

PDP, APGA Reps defect to APC

Ortom inaugurates council on implementation of MSMEs

Chevron contributes N7bn to fund projects in Delta Ijaw communities

Give NDDC interim administrator a chance, group urges IYC, others

FG receives $2.5bn loan from China to complete AKK gas pipeline project

*THISDAY*

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All-Share Index Rises 1.7% as Market Rebounds

FG: Consumers Protection, Market Factors Will Decide Petrol Price

NNPC Restates Commitment to Transparency

NCDMB Pledges Sustained Support to NOGTECH Innovators

Nigeria, Others to Begin Extractive Contracts Disclosure from January

Fintech Firm to Unveil e-Commerce Platform

CWEIC Partners CITITRUST Holdings

Chartered Printers Lament N2trn Annual Capital Flight, Demand Governments Patronage

FG Moves to Address Bottlenecks in Cost-reflective Tariff Implementation

Wabote: How Local Content Saved Oil Industry During Lockdown

Ardova Launches Solar Powered Station at Oniru

Hurdles Before Proposed Oil Licensing Round

Fashola: Contractors Working in 92 Locations , 26 States Across Nigeria

NEITI: Nigeria Will Make Progress When Organisations Become Accountable

Powering Nigerias Universities

Boosting Investments in Gas Sector

Ogrih: Real Estate Investment Still Good in Economic Recession

NLNG: Nigeria Must Target Train 15 to Remain Competitive in Gas Market

Reddit to Buy Dubsmash

NIOB Condemns Hike in Cement Price

YouTube, Gmail Recover after Global Outage

Welder Jailed for Illegal Electricity Connection

Tech Giants Face Fines

Eliminating Poverty, Hunger High on Global Agenda

Group Seeks Delay in Implementation of ECOWAS Fuel Grade, Emission Regulations

Musings on Imo North Senatorial District Election

Yiaga Africa Emphasizes Need to Prioritize Electoral Reforms

Binding Biden Trumps Trump through Ballot

Why Nigeria is Not a Democratic country

Missing Kankara Boys and A Tear-Gassed Nation

Mayweather Celebrates with Joshua after Win over Pulev

Why Ndidi is Irreplaceable at Leicester City, By Rodgers

Devastated Carragher, Owen, Others Lead Tributes for Houllier

Kida Eyes Glorious 2021 for Nigerian Basketball

Motorsport: Work and Play Lights up Autofest with BMW Club

SWAN Faults National Sports Festivals January Date

Aubameyang Scores Own Goal As Burnley Win First Time at Arsenal in 46 Years

Rohr Targets Fulham Defender, Adarabioyo, for SEagles

*PUNCH*

Insecurity: Theres nothing more important than securing lives, Lawan tells FG

CJNs COVID-19 status rumour Spokesperson

BREAKING: Kaduna shut schools over COVID-19

Insecurity: Change your strategy, Tinubu urges military

Reps suspend FGs 774,000 jobs scheme

Katsina abductions: Nigeria has no govt, says Ezekwesili

Kano Assembly elects Chidari new speaker

CJN tests positive for COVID-19

Ugandan court orders release of Omah Lay, Tems

FG ready to fight smuggling of solid minerals

Two Reps dump PDP, APGA for APC

[BREAKING] Insecurity: Senate summons defence minister, service chiefs, others

Two dead in Rivers stampede over Christmas package

Ugandan presidential candidate, Bobi Wine, calls for release of Omah Lay, Tems

BREAKING: Nigerias inflation rate hits 14.89% in November -NBS

Lawan swears in Abiru, Dickson, two other new senators

Italian cyclist Ricco banned for life

Car bomb kills Kabul deputy governor, Mohammadi

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu will recover soon, says commissioner

World Bank approves $1.5bn for Nigeria to reduce poverty

Kano Assembly speaker, majority leader resign

Econet begins construction of $100m data centre in Lagos

Katsina abductions: Boko Haram denies negotiating with govt

Russias Putin congratulates Biden, says Im ready for collaboration

VIDEO: Ugandan musician, Cindy Sanyu lambastes Omah Lay over sold out concert while other artistes starved

Strike: FG, ASUU meeting postponed again

Respect Americans decision, Biden tells Trump after victory confirmed

Katsina abduction: 17 students found, says Masari

Boko Haram claims responsibility for Katsina schoolboys abduction

Transfer: Juventus make U-turn, offer Dybala new deal

FG suspends issuance of licenses for Free Trade Zones

IIll continue to oppose impunity in PDP Wike

Harvest of deaths and destruction as soldiers quell protest over Akires stool

Deputy gov, ex-Reps leader alleged Makinde relegated them Report

Appeal Court rules on Metuhs conviction, Dasukis indictment Wednesday

Umahi: Plot to recall anti-defection federal, state lawmakers thickens

Assembly lifts four Ondo lawmakers suspension over contempt charge

PDP caretaker exco suspends South-West chairman for non-performance

Ondo: Court to rule in suit against Akeredolu January 13

Abe condemns inauguration of Rivers APC caretaker excos

Sule jets to US for check-up, hands over to deputy

Fuel imports gulped N700.46bn in three months NBS

Marketers refuse to obey N5 reduction in petrol price

*THE SUN*

COVID-19:NCDC announces 201 new infections Nigeria

2023 Presidency: Ex-senators, others storm Alaafin, Olubadan’s palaces for Tinubu

South East governors not meeting expectations of people ‘Diwe

Defection: PDP didn’t do anything for me ‘Umahi

PDP’s only truly Nigerian political party ‘Agbo

Why we won’t allow PDP die ‘Wike

Shun divisive tendencies to enable APC deliver dividends of democracy- State Chairman

2023 presidency: Ex-senators, others storm Alaafin, Olubadan’s palaces for Tinubu

Alleged forgery: Obaseki employing delay tactics ‘ APC chieftain

Ondo Assembly lifts suspension on four suspended lawmakers

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Why we won’t allow PDP die ‘ Wike

NIPOST kickstarts micro finance banking

CITN pledges more manpower to boost tax system

Polaris Bank commences dollar payout to money transfer recipients

Citygate Microfinance launches Mon, digital loan app for Nigerian market

Banking sector: Online transfers lead transactions withN116tr in Q3, 2020,says NBS

Housing for all achievable if govt partners developers ‘CEO, CDV Properties

Onyeagwu emerges ‘CEO of the Year’ as Zenith Bank wins at SERAS Awards 2020

BUA donates 3 ambulances,100,000 facemasks to combat COVID-19 in Borno

Don’t be stumbling blocks to SMEs progress, Osinbajo tells regulators

Financial Inclusion: Group flag-off advocacy, BVN enrollment in Gombe

Were at terrorists mercy, say northern elders

UN demands release of Katsina schoolboys

Thugs disrupt Arewa youths security meeting in Kaduna

Were in contact with abductors, Masari tells Buhari

NGE, Saraki, Olawepo-Hashim mourn Sam Nda-Isaiah

Ondo Assembly lifts suspension on 4 suspended lawmakers

Comply with new PMS pump price, IPMAN tells members

Severe sanctions await unprofessional conduct by lawyers CJN

Enugu to deal with land grabbers, fraudsters

Delta community raises the alarm over 35 missing persons

CBN’s awkward policy on foreign currency remittance

Nigeria’s economic reality and the COVID-19 economic stimulus

COVID-19, Public interest and airlines palliatives

Infringement of copyright in the museum

When chief law officer misadvised the President

War in Delta community over alleged tenure elongation

Delta police nab 60 for robbery, kidnapping

ICPC and the national Integrity Initiative

He stuttered, but never a clutter in Sams words

Sir Emmanuel Nwagbo Madekwe, Odu of Oba & Ezeodu Idemili, a good man goes home

Stemming AIDS-related deaths among Nigerian children

*GUARDIAN*

Wolves bite back to beat Chelsea

Stock market looking bullish as capitalisation rises by N200bn

NCC implements new SIM registration rules

Why inflationary pressure mounts ‘ LCCI

Is Artificial Intelligence a solution for ESG data evaluation

World Bank approves $1.5bn COVID-19 recovery, stimulus for Nigeria

UK unemployment hits four-year high on virus fallout

Sharon Osbourne Tests Positive For Covid-19

Sudan PM says military’s vast business holdings ‘unacceptable

Gerrard pays emotional tribute to former Liverpool boss Houllier

Guinea’s Conde takes oath after disputed elections, urges unity

Brimstones And Rainbows By Ololade Akintoye Raises Awareness About Violence Against Women And Girls

Husband Arrested After Throwing Acid On Wife And Sending Her Out To Be Gang-Raped

Under-fire Arteta vows to stop Arsenal ‘blip

NMA in Zamfara suspends strike

NAF provost training centre graduates 75 personnel

CJN tests positive for COVID-19, receiving treatment in Dubai

How Paradigm Initiative’s LIFE programme is filling employment gap in Nigeria

Osinbajo, UK delegation hopeful on post Brexit relations

Omah Lay And Tems Released By Ugandan Authorities

EU regulator moves meeting on Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to Dec 21

Chile awaits total eclipse of the sun as Covid restrictions rise

Alleged 4,800 ‘ fraud: Court fixes Jan. 18 for judgment

Apple adding privacy fact labels to App Store items

Pentagon chief receives Covid-19 vaccine

Troops apprehend 12 bandits, collaborators in Zamfara

Is Cryptocurrency Trading Profitable in 2020

Two House of Reps members defect to APC

Google delays return to office until at least September

Soccer-Arsenal must trust in Arteta, says Guardiola

Five feared dead as thousands jostle for Christmas palliatives

COVID-19: NCDC announces 201 new infections in Nigeria

Katsina school attack: Two students feared dead, 17 found

Kaduna shut schools over rising COVID-19 cases

NHRC panel summons police intelligence team over “cruel inhuman” allegations

Rwanda’s former foreign affairs minister amongst the four newly appointed commonwealth special envoys

Bill Barr — Trump’s fixer or ‘big disappointment

Minister blames Niger Delta underdevelopment on implementation lapses, others

Police confirm rescue of kidnapped foreigner in Ibadan

Nigeria inflation hits 14.89% ‘ a 31-month high

Juve awaiting Dybala response on contract offer, says Agnelli

Kardashians Move To Disney, Launching Streaming Content In 2021

Brocarde Felt “Disgusted” After Fan Made A Sex Doll To Look Like Her

*TRIBUNE*

COVID-19: It’s tough for oil and gas industry globally ‘ Chevron

Five days after Buhari shuns parliament’s invitation, Reps renew call for review of security architecture

Edo election tribunal rejects Obaseki’s bid to strike out Ize-Iyamu, APC from ADP petition

Ekiti govt summons loan firm for allegedly defrauding residents

APC expresses worries over Katsina students abduction, urges security agencies to redouble efforts

Insecurity: IGP orders deployment of SWAT operatives for routine patrols nationwide

BREAKING: CJN Tanko Muhammad tests positive for COVID-19

Payment of bursary for 2019/2020 session starts this week ‘ Delta govt

Killings: PDP accuses APC of conspiracy of silence

FG, state govts, stakeholders validate policy documents on Health Insurance Under One Roof

Agric ministry has implemented over 50 per cent of 2020 budget ‘ Perm Sec

Nigeria secures fresh $1.5bn loan from World Bank

Rising inflation: Govt should tackle physical, food security ‘ Don

Food inflation rose by 18.30 per cent in November ‘ NBS

SARS officer allegedly caused my brother’s death, refused to release his corpse, woman tells panel

Ex-gov Dickson, Abiru, two others officially become senators

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Kano Assembly Speaker resigns, new one emerges

Kankara abduction: Boko Haram claims responsibility

Electoral College formally elects Joe Biden US president

How Lagos East bye-elections were fought, won

Nigeria, the drifting ship

Why Nigeria is in economic MESS ‘Peter Obi

We don’t have thinking leaders ‘Ex-Attorney-general

Minutes after Electoral College elected Joe Biden, US Attorney General resigns (Resignation Letter inside)

Unpaid allowances: Ninth Assembly aides threaten protest

Commuters stranded as Edo transport workers protest

Oyo Caretaker Chairmen set for three months tenure extension

Protest in Delta community over 7 years of power outage

Northern elders condemn disruption of security summit, say more voices will rise

Seven detainees escape from Police custody in Calabar

COVID-19 infections surge again as Nigeria records highest weekly cases in four months

BREAKING: Electoral College formally elects Joe Biden US president

Nigeria records 201 new COVID-19 cases, total now 73,374

I’m committed to fostering Yoruba unity, integration ‘ Makinde

Bandits have so far released 17 of kidnapped students, says Masari

Senators, Reps query NCC over secret recruitment of 300 staff

Kidnappers of students have contacted us, we are discussing, Masari says after meeting Buhari

Kankara abduction: Muslim leaders indict security chiefs

We’ll make every state ungovernable if governors borrow our fund ‘Pensioners

Pollution, deforestation: How ignorance, unclear environmental policies influence booming fish smoking industry

*SPORTS*

2020 MLB Free Agents: Latest Rumors, Predictions for DJ LeMahieu and More – Bleacher Report

3 Takeaways from Browns’ Week 14 Loss – Bleacher Report

3 Takeaways from Ravens’ Week 14 Win – Bleacher Report

49ers’ Deebo Samuel Will Miss Rest of Regular Season with Hamstring Injury – Bleacher Report

A case of deja vu at the 2023 Rugby World Cup draw – CNN

A lot has to be done’ – Bala-Adam backing Nasarawa Amazons to rediscover finishing instinct – Goal

A U-rated family-entertainment version of the next James Bond film – Yahoo

AC Milan CEO Ivan Gazidis launches ‘manifesto for equity, diversity and inclusion – BBC

AC Milan chief executive and ex-Arsenal boss Gazidis plays down European Super League talk – Goal

ACC Title Game Complaints Ring ‘Pretty Hollow,’ Says Commissioner John Swofford – Bleacher Report

Addo appointed Dortmund assistant manager – African Football

Advent calendar: Day 15 – Who remembers the #ToiletRollChallenge – BBC

Agent: Bears DE Mario Edwards Jr. Denies Alleged Domestic Violence – Bleacher Report

AJ vs Pulev: Criticisms trail Abioduns congratulatory message – Punch

Ajayi Set For 12th Start, Faces Aguero, Jesus Test In Man City ‘ West Brom Clash – Complete Sports

AmaZulu boss Zungu on McCarthy: Benni is a terrible loser – Goal

Another crunch game for Chiefs and Hunt – African Football

Aribo delighted to be back for Rangers, focuses on St Mirren clash – Goal

Aribo: I’m Ready To Play Anywhere For Rangers – Complete Sports

Aridane is our No.9!’ – Hyderabad boss Manuel Marquez praises Santana’s attitude – Goal

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta receives Edu backing amid horror run as fans asked to ‘believe – Yahoo

Arsenal Chief Edu Urges Fans To Keep Faith In Arteta – Complete Sports

Arsenal Technical Director, Edu: Arteta Doing A Great Job – Complete Sports

Arsenal to sell or keep’ Assessing Mikel Arteta’s squad ahead of the January transfer window – Yahoo

Arsenal vs Southampton live stream: How to watch Premier League fixture on Amazon Prime – Yahoo

Arsenal vs Southampton predicted line-ups: Team news for Premier League fixture – Yahoo

Arsenal vs Southampton prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out – Yahoo

Arsenal vs Southampton: Prediction, TV channel, live stream, h2h results, team news, kick-off time and odds – Yahoo

Arsenal XI vs Southampton: Confirmed team news, predicted lineup, injury latest for Premier League game – Yahoo

Arsenal, Man Utd Get Tricky Draws For Europa – Leadership

Arteta is the best manager to lead Arsenal – Guardiola – Goal

Arteta: Arsenal Not In Relegation Battle – Complete Sports

ATK Mohun Bagan’s best is yet to come – Antonio Habas – Goal

Aubameyang Scores Own Goal As Burnley Win First Time at Arsenal in 46 Years – Thisday

Awoniyi Targets 4th Bundesliga Goal As Union Berlin Face Stuttgart – Complete Sports

Azeem Rafiq files claim against Yorkshire after opening up over race allegations – Yahoo

Ballon d’Or ‘Dream Team’ revealed as Diego Maradona and Pele join Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – Yahoo

Balotelli can be fundamental for Monza reaching Serie A ‘ Raiola – Goal

Baraza leaves Sofapaka after poor FKF Premier League season start – Goal

Barca confirm presidential elections on January 24 – Guardian

Barca faces PSG in pick of Champions League ties – CNN

Barcelona can only re-sign Neymar when his PSG contract expires, says presidential candidate – Goal

Barry Hearn: World Darts Championship behind closed doors is ‘slap in the face – Yahoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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