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NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY 7TH DECEMBER 2020


NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY 7TH DECEMBER 2020

THE NATION

Encourage people with disabilities to be productive

By-elections: Abiru, Dickson, Dabuut win Senate seats

Governor congratulates Ooni on fifth coronation anniversary

2020 Culturati fiesta will attract investors

CBN doubles credit for households to N300b

APC caretaker committee plots time extension at NEC

Fear of another #EndSARS protests grips Abuja, Lagos

Shareholders approve GTBs holding company

Credite Capitals shareholders get N35m dividend

Stakeholders laud Fidelity Banks smooth management transition

Drowned policemen: Diri condoles with IGP, families

ASUU: why we have not called off strike

Private firms, MDAs, lawyers, anti-graft agencies disobey court orders, says ICPC

Police take lawyer to court over forged documents

Police cant outlaw #EndSARS protest, say activists

Save us from attacks, Ebonyi community pleads

Fayemis aide empowers women

NAFs non-commissioned officers get new homes

Central banks tackle COVID-19 with monetary policy measures

Whos to blame

I wont disappoint Lagos East, says Abiru

Bye-election: APCs Abiru wins Lagos east senate seat

Nigerians face high prices of meat, dairy products

Vessels offload over N120b raw sugar at port

Funding, big players, others frustrating logistics industry

Estate Surveyors call for vibrant mortgage system

COVID axes 2000 auto dealers jobs

Nigeria deepens alternative finance with maiden Sukuk fund

CBN defines chief compliance officers role in banks

Nigerian equities sustain rally with N137b gain

Ecobank Groups customer deposits rises to N6.69tr in Q3

OPEC, Russia deal raises hope for crude oil

VANGUARD

INEC declares Mrs Ugwueze of PDP winner of Enugu by-election

Ex-Gov Dickson clinches Bayelsa West Senatorial seat

PDP wins Cross River North Senate by-election

2nd term: CSOs task INEC Chairman on electoral reforms ahead 2023 polls

Lagos bye-elections: PDP, APC trade words over INEC results

Adamawa APC, ADC merger in best interest of citizens ‘ Ribadu

Abia Chief of Staff suspended after video of him spraying money on prophet goes viral

Massive membership registration of APC begins in Kano

Ogun APC congratulates Abiru, thanks voters

HAPPENING NOW: PDP supporters storm INEC Yenagoa office to protect votes

APC wins Imo North Senatorial by-election without candidate

APC wins Dass constituency by-electionin Bauchi

APC wins Imo North Senatorial by-election

Lagos By-Election: My victory reaffirms APC’s popularity’ Abiru

Investors gain N135bn amidst profit taking in blue chip stocks

Low Yield Environment: PFAs raise equity stakes by 17% in 8 months

Despite recession, firms generate N1.6trn revenue

May & Baker’s profit up 44 % amidst cost curtailment in Q3’20

Flour Mills announces Olusanya as new MD/ CEO

NACCIMA calls for OPS involvement in policy formulation

China completes first rendezvous and docking in lunar orbit

Floyd Mayweather announces exhibition fight vs. Logan Paul

A Nigeria Police farce and ‘Olimpotic’ politics

Farming ends in Borno, national famine begins in earnest

The man on horseback and the better angels of our nature

The Horror of Zabarmari

Stigmatisation our greatest challenge in Sokoto ‘ HIV positive persons

140 communities renounce female genital mutilation in Osun

140 communities renounce female genital mutilation in Osun

One dies as truck drives against traffic in Ogun

Prophet drags tenant to police station for regularly praying at nights

Imo Police Command arrests killer policemen

True Federalism, State Police: Buhari agrees, National Assembly must act now ‘ El-Rufai

THISDAY

Fidelity Bank Assures Stakeholders of Sustained Impressive Performance

Online Food Market Projected to Hit $142m in 2020

Stock Market Gains N138bn Despite Profit Taking

NAICOM Urges FG to Insure Public Assets, Liabilities

CIBN Urges Banks to Strengthen Cyber-security

WACCIMA Decries Multiple Taxation on Members

AfDB Pledges Support for AEZO

New Registration Template for Economic Zones Effective Jan 2021

Sanwo-Olu Reiterates Commitment to Make Lagos Smart City

Amendment of NIMET Act will Boost IGR

Lufthansa Resumes Flights to Nigeria

FBN Holdings Wins Great Place to Work Awards

Adeyemi: Digital Platforms Now Preferred Banking Method

Stanbic IBTC Trustees Introduces Education Trust Scheme

Report Reveals Marginal Drop in Productivity in November

Dimensions of Global Unclaimed Funds

Shareholders Approve GTBanks Planned HoldCo Structure

Mutual Benefits Shareholders Endorse N4.8bn Private Placement

Stakeholders Urge FG to Float Oil Palm Devt Fund

Inclusion, Effective Participation Vital for Organisational Growth

Gage Awards Calls for Nominations

Citygate Microfinance Launches Digital Loan App

Gbededo Retires as Flour Mills GMD, Olusanya Takes Over

CSCS Wins Award for Post-trade, Custody Services

AfDB Board Approves New Strategy

Crown Premium Pasta signs Actress, Chioma Akpotha, as Ambassador

STOCK EXCHANGE LISTING AND SMES

FOREX: Tingo International Shuts Nigerian Plants Relocate to China

WorldRemit Leads the Way Offering a USD Payout Option in Nigeria

The Year That Changed Everything

Time to Return NDDC to Its Original Mamdate

THE BOLA TINUBU PRESIDENCY

Some Good News from Nasarawa

Oil Economy: Lest We Forget

WAFU U20: Cote dIvoire Force Flying Eagles to 1-1 Draw

Korean Ambassador, Danjuma, Suleiman Win CBN Governors Cup

Ndidi, Iheanacho Start from Bench as Vardy Grabs Late Winner for Leicester

FOUR-STAR LIVERPOOL WELCOME FANS TO ANFIELD

PUNCH

Jonathan cant handle insecurity now, Buhari in charge PDP

Vigilantes kill one robber, arrest three in Edo

APC woos Nyako, Adamawa ADC

PDP asks Zamfara returning officer to step side

Kano APC to begin membership registration

Lagos records 9% voter turnout one month after #EndSARS protests

Anambra 2021 election my last fight, says Nnoruka

Harry Akande interested in 2023 presidency, says YCE scribe

FG revives 300-hectare farmland, engages 400 youths

Nigeria airlines may merge due to pandemic NCAA boss

Pension contributors withdraw N14.79bn as job losses rise

Lagos govt seeks support to end building collapse

FG executes 30 housing projects in Kwara

Access Bank, Coronation Insurance seek to improve underwriting

CIBN president urges banks to strengthen cybersecurity

CHI pledges support for CIINs building project

Shareholders approve GTBanks planned holdCo structure

Fidelity Bank improves financial performance

Experts proffer solutions to Nigerias economic crisis

Lafarge unveils literacy competition

Stock market extends weekly gains

African Alliance pays N1.3bn claims in two months

FG submits AfCFTA ratification instrument to AU

Govt electrifies communities with mini-grids, revives power projects

Exchange to boost trading in sorghum, cowpea, others

ARM renovates healthcare facility

We are ara Ife, Yoruba is an alias, says Ooni

Recession: Experts warn states as governors justify bloated appointments

Compel National Assembly to impeach Buhari, PDP Reps urge Nigerians

No resumption until FG pays withheld salaries ASUU

APC wins Lagos, Imo, Plateau senatorial seats, PDP clinches Cross Rivers, Bayelsa

Bello condemns fresh #ENDSARS protests, Lagos command warns organisers

Ikpeazu suspends Chief of staff for spraying cash

Bye-election: Police comb Bayelsa sea for six drowned cops

Court okays suit seeking information on CBN, staff

Prevent another #EndSARS protest, Akeredolu urges religious leaders

Protest as gunmen kidnap five children in Kuje

Buhari, religious bodies not fighting corruption enough Cleric

Police gun down bandit, rescue victim in Niger

NISS honours O. B. Lulu-Briggs Foundation

Youll operate in hostile terrains, NAF chief tells graduates

Bye-elections: Buhari pleased with outcomes, says presidential aide

INEC says staff beaten up

PUNCH gets outstanding print media award

Jukun conquered, renamed our villages, Tiv alleges

Makinde condoles with Soun, family over sons death

Nigeria needs new constitution to redress imbalance Afe Babalola

Traders seek Sanwo-Olus help against market demolition

Emir of Kano laments destruction in Lagos

Lagos is gender sensitive, says SSG

Govt concerned about retirees failure in business HoS

FG monitors Lagos projects

South African ambassador Shope dies in Dakar

Minister sacks health workers over young doctors death in Tunisia

Iran says scientist killed by satellite-controlled machine gun

Insecurity: Buhari not an invalid, says Fayemi

Trumps lawyer Giuliani tests positive for COVID-19

Service chiefs should recommend their successors Fayemi

FG commences N30,000 grants for okada, taxi drivers, cart pushers, others

THE SUN

2023: President of Igbo extraction’ll heal wounds of neglect ‘Bishop Chukwuma

CSOs task INEC chairman on electoral reforms ahead 2023 polls

Ondo guber: Election tribunal holds inaugural sitting tomorrow

Crack in caretaker committee deepens APC crisis

By-elections: APC beats PDP in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau

We’ve not endorsed Tinubu’s presidential ambition, says Kano Ulamas council chair

Defection: Umahi’s support group rejects APC

PDP Reps caucus calls for Buhari’s impeachment over rising insecurity

Anambra 2021: Stop fuelling religious politics, Bishop Okoye warns church leaders

INEC declares Mrs Ugwueze of PDP winner of Enugu by-election

Onuachu leads Lewandowski as Europe’s leading scorer

CAF Champions League: Enyimba edges out Rahimo, faces Al-Mereikh

Delta FA Crisis: Fuludu waits on FIFA’s verdict

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Access Bank, partners restate commitment to race ‘ Olopade

Aruna lifts TTC to eighth spot in Bundesliga

NGF President, Oyinlola: Runsewe spoke our minds

2020/21 CAF Champions league: 22 teams qualify for first round

Man United suffer double injury blow against West Ham

Arteta savours ‘special’ Mourinho in Spurs documentary

New Land Rover Defender is Top Gear’s Car of the Year

FG’s fiscal, monetary actions helped banks outperform COVID-19 projections ‘Okonkwo, Fidelity Bank boss

Oil revenue gets boost as OPEC considers Buhari’s plea

Fidelity Bank assures investors of sustained performance

Shareholders approve GTBank HoldCo structure

SEC eyes more listings, new instruments in capital market

NUTGTWN tasks Buhari on implementation of Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities Act

Capital market stakeholders proffer solutions to rev up post COVID-19 economy

Cassava value chain: Stakeholders commit to enhancing productivity, market opportunities

LG unveils signature OLED 8K TV

NDDC: FG urged to inaugurate substantive management

Buharis heroes: Many achievements of Fashola, Ngige, Onu and Amaechi, others

Buhari commissions Lagos-Ibadan railway January

Kalu endorses Obiozor for Ohanaeze Ndigbo President

Fayemi hails Ooni on 5th coronation anniversary

My mum had a way with me Makinde

Ikpeazu suspends CoS over Pastor Odumeje

End Tiv-Jukun bloody clashes, Group tells FG

Implementation of gas expansion programmell generate 20m jobs Sylva

AfCFTA: Defend, preserve agreed rules, Buhari urges African leaders

Castrated by insecurity

Between community policing and army’s spiritual warfare

EndSARS death not a redeemer

Why Nigeria is not making rapid progress

GUARDIAN

PDP wins Cross River North senatorial bye-election

Sanwo-Olu congratulates Abiru, Saheed on victory at by-elections

Ohanaeze resolves feud, adopts 40-man electoral committee

Vigilance group kills one, arrests three robbers in Edo hospital attack

Policemen arrested for killing Imo resident at checkpoint

Group launches free sanitary care for girls

Youths unleash violence on Delta community

Iran says scientist killed by satellite-controlled machine gun

Cote d’Ivoire rally to hold Nigeria to 1-1 draw

Bancassurance as a means to drive financial inclusion

Emgrand sedan model by Geely soon to be in Nigeria

Insurer gets shareholders’ nod for private placement

Experts call for financial system reform to tackle recession

PFA highlights opportunity in pension transfer window

Over 2,100 RSA holders to switch PFAs at transfer window

Economic recovery: Implement 2021 Budget correctly – Part 1

Ideas, think tanks, intellectuals in nation building

The world needs a revolution of kindness

Food for thought

Comply fully with your scholarship terms, PAP students

Truth-telling as national anathema

Three promising vaccines: What next

Futility of fighting corruption without institutions

Govt needs new policy framework for housing, says Aihie

Index rises by 0.72% as analysts task govt on liquidity

Enyimba, Rivers United restore Nigeria’s pride

Tax exemption for modular refineries, LPG to reduce pollution, boost employment

Audacious leadership, resilient bankers required to navigate downturn ‘ Adesina

FRSC to start arresting motorists making calls while driving

Bandits kill victim two weeks after abduction in Kaduna

Ekiti’s push for investment amid citizens’ high expectations

Lagos charges NIESV on quackery

Osun varsity takes over LAUTECH teaching hospital

TRIBUNE

Nigeria confirms 318 new cases of COVID-19, total now 69,255

2023: We did not endorse Tinubu ‘ Council of Ulamas

Nigeria recorded more COVID-19 infections, deaths, recoveries last week

Without candidate, APC wins senatorial by-election in Imo

U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee speaks on #EndSARS

Insecurity: Nigeria should shun unitarianism ‘Methodist Prelate

The problem with Nigeria’s leadership’Al-Mustapha

SPORTS

2020/21 CAF Champions League: 22 Teams Qualify For First Round – Daily Independent

2020/21 CAF Champions league: 22 teams qualify for first round – The Sun

5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend – Yahoo

AC Milan see off Sampdoria to stay clear at top of Serie A – Yahoo

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Access Bank, partners restate commitment to race ‘ Olopade – The Sun

Agbonlahor: Iwobi is not a defender – African Football

Al Ahly’s Mosimane delighted after completing treble – African Football

Allegri rules out Inter, PSG; wants Premier League move – New Telegraph

ANOCA/NOC offers palliatives for Covid-19 – Blueprint

Anthony Lynn Expects to Remain Chargers HC After 45-0 Loss to Patriots – Bleacher Report

Arteta savours ‘special’ Mourinho in Spurs documentary – The Sun

Aruna lifts TTC to eighth spot in Bundesliga – The Sun

Australian rugby team sings national anthem in Indigenous language – CNN

Barcelona suffers shock defeat against Cdiz – CNN

Baroka move up to third as Galaxy lose for the first time – African Football

Big players don’t let that happen’ – Xhaka slammed after failing to cover for injured Partey during Kane goal – Goal

Browns’ Baker Mayfield on Improved Play: I Ask Myself ‘Would an Idiot Do That – Bleacher Report

Bundesliga: Resilient Bayern stay top after 3-3 draw with Leipzig – New Telegraph

CAF Champions League: Enyimba edges out Rahimo, faces Al-Mereikh – The Sun

CAF Champions League: Enyimba, 21 others qualify for first round – Punch

CAF competitions: Enyimba, Rivers United scrap through – Blueprint

CAF Cup: My strategy against Kano Pillars paid off ‘ ASC Jaraaf Coach – Blueprint

CAF League: Enyimba progress despite home draw – New Telegraph

Can We Finally Trust Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns – Bleacher Report

Christian Wilkins: I Don’t Wash My Power Rangers Boxers After Dolphins Wins – Bleacher Report

Chukwueze in action as Villarreal hold Elche – Goal

Columbus defeat New England to reach MLS Cup final – Goal

Cote d’Ivoire rally to hold Nigeria to 1-1 draw – Guardian

Delta FA Crisis: Fuludu waits on FIFA’s verdict – The Sun

Derek Carr ‘Couldn’t Believe’ Jets Blitzed on Raiders’ GW TD: ‘I Was Thankful – Bleacher Report

Deshaun Watson on Texans’ Struggles: ‘My Standard Is Trying to Become Legendary – Bleacher Report

Dexter Lumis Beats Cameron Grimes in Strap Match at NXT TakeOver: WarGames – Bleacher Report

Eagles’ Carson Wentz After Benching vs. Packers: ‘I Have Never Doubted Myself – Bleacher Report

Eagles’ Carson Wentz Benched for Jalen Hurts Amid Struggles vs. Packers – Bleacher Report

Eagles’ Doug Pederson on Benching Carson Wentz for Jalen Hurts: ‘Needed a Spark – Bleacher Report

Eddie Jones responds to ‘totally disrespectful’ criticism of England’s style – Yahoo

England 22-19 France: Criticism of England’s style ‘disrespectful’, says Eddie Jones – BBC

English Premier League table after Sunday matches – Punch

Enyimba pip Rahimo to qualify for CAF Champions League second round – The Cable

Enyimba, Cotonsport survive to advance in Caf club competitions – African Football

EPL results: Tottenham beat Arsenal to reclaim top spot – The Cable

EPL: Chelsea go top after coming from behind to beat Leeds – New Telegraph

EPL: Fans treated to win on return to Anfield as Liverpool thrash Wolves – New Telegraph

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