Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

Newspaper Headlines

Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines & Naija news today, December 23rd, 2021 can be accessed below.

EKOHOTBLOG  has compiled top Naija news headlines from Nigerian newspapers today, this means the latest Naija news and happenings in Nigeria can be accessed on this page.

Below are the Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines from Nigerian Newspapers today:

POLITICS AND NATIONAL NEWS

1. [COVID-19] NCDC Records Over 4000 Fresh Cases In 24 Hours

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 231,413 COVID-19 cases.

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2. FG Destroys Over 1 Million Expired COVID-19 Vaccines

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) alongside the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has destroyed one million, sixty-six thousand, two hundred and fourteen (1,066,214) doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

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3. FEC Approves N5.7bn For Water, Agric Projects

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a total of N5.7bn for contracts in the Ministries of Agriculture and Water Resources.

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4. Reps Caucus Tackles Buhari Over Insecurity

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the caucus, in a statement by its leader, Kingsley Chinda, said the country had been seized by kidnappers, bandits and terrorists, alleging that the government was not showing the capacity to confront the challenge.

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5. INEC Promotes 1,985 Staff Nationwide

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promoted 1, 985 staff across the country.

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6. INEC Reveals Why N305bn Is Needed To Conduct 2023 Elections

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed why the N305 billion is needed to conduct the 2023 elections would be used majorly to meet the commission’s technological needs to better serve the country.

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7. BREAKING: FG Shuts Down Glo Network (See Why)

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Federal Government through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has shut down Globacom (Glo) facility in Wuse 2 Abuja over a N4.7bn debt.

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8. How I Nearly Committed Suicide – Ooni Of Ife 

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II has narrated how he had once attempted to commit suicide but had to change his mind after listening to series of inspirational music, describing music as a key component of human existence, an iconic cultural expression and the best endowment from God to humanity for all seasons.

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9. Nigerian Army Elevates 117 Officers to Major General, Brigadier General

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Nigerian Army has elevated 41 Brigadier Generals to the rank of Major General and 76 Colonels to the rank of Brigadier General.

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10. Kwara Assembly Receives 4 More Commissioner Nominees

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Kwara State House of Assembly on Wednesday received names of four additional Commissioner nominees for screening and confirmation from Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.

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11. Nigerians Desire New Electoral Act, Saraki Tells NASS

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Saraki, the former Senate President says that Nigerians desire an electoral act that would ensure free, fair and credible elections and cannot afford to sit back and allow one contentious clause to destroy all the positives in the Bill.

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12. APC National Convention: Group Shows Support For Dada

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Oguntoyinbo Olanrewaju, State Secretary, Lagos APYF, said in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja that Dada is a committed foot soldier and a thorough progressive

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13. PDP Accuses APC Of Scuttling Electoral Act Amendment Ahead Of 2023

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of scuttling the signing of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill because some key provisions in the bill will not allow the alleged design to rig the 2023 general elections.

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14. Kaduna PDP Appoints Edward John Auta as Media Aide

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kaduna State has appointed Edward John Auta, as the Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs of the PDP.

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EKO NEWS

15. Magodo Estate Debacle: Story As Narrated By Judgment Creditor

EKO HOT BLOG yesterday reported that hundreds of residents and business owners have been thrown into confusion following their inability to ply the Magodo Phase 2 estate gates to navigate their destinations in and out of the estate located in the Shangisha area of Lagos State.

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METRO

16. Nigerian Varsity Student Goes Missing As Family Accuses Closest Friend Now In Ghana

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Adekunle Sodiq, a 24-year-old Olabisi Onabanjo University student from Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, has been reported missing by his family.

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17. Pregnant Women Protest Over Closure Of Antenatal Clinic In Hospital

EKO HOT BLOG reports that pregnant women attending antenatal at the Edo State Central Hospital on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest over the alleged closure of the antenatal clinic in the hospital.

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18. Police Arrest 4 Officers Involved In Viral Extortion Video

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Police Command on Wednesday, said the officers who were involved in an extortion while on duty in Abuja have been taken into custody.

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INTERNATIONAL

19. Omicron: US Approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 Pill

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday authorized Pfizer’s Covid-19 pill for high-risk people aged 12 and over, a major milestone in the pandemic that will allow millions to access the treatment.

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SPORTS

20. Benzema brace hands Real win against Athletic

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Karim Benzema’s two goals in the opening seven minutes give Real Madrid eight points clear lead at the top of LaLiga with a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday.

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21. Diego Simeone Celebrates A Decade In Charge At Atletico

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Diego Simeone will celebrate10 years in charge of Atletico Madrid on Thursday, an increasingly rare accomplishment in the febrile arena of top level football management.

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