Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 14th December



Biafra: Kanu a bigger crowd-puller than Buhari, says Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, has said nothing was wrong with the agitation for Biafra by members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra.


Oil prices slip further on supply woes

Oil prices extended losses in Asia on Monday on fears that a global supply glut will last another year, with analysts saying the Paris climate deal likely will have no near-term effect on the commodity

The Sun

Delayed passage of PIB frustrating economic growth

THE Director General of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Benjamin Ezra Dikki, has warned that the non-passage of Petroleum Industrial Bill (PIB) is lock­ing out investments that could grow the economy and create jobs.


Buhari: Oil Can’t Propel Nigeria to Top 20 Global Economies

President Muhammadu Buhari has said it will be a pipe dream for anyone to nurse the hope that Nigeria would be counted among the top 20 economies of the world by 2020 if export of crude oil and gas remains its main source of revenue.


Oyedepo predicts Nigeria’s emergence as world power

THE Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church, a.k.a. Winners Chapel, Dr. David Oyedepo has predicted that Nigeria would emerge as world power and an enviable giant among the powerful nations globally.

Daily Times

Why the Biafra dream may remain elusive

The fresh agitation for the elusive Republic of Biafra   is on the front burner of stakeholders and political analysts.

Daily Trust

Why we advocate capital punishment for treasury looters – NLC President
We never had a faction. We only had disagreement. That is not to say we are divided over issues that would build bridges of unity and address the core challenges of Nigerian workers. All of us, especially Comrade Isa Aremu, have been in the same struggle. He has been part of every struggle aimed at addressing the core issues affecting workers.

National Mirror

My ascension ordained by God –Ooni Ogunwusi

Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, yesterday said his ascension to the revered throne was ordained by God.


Massive Looting, Mismanagement Cause Of Naira’s Depreciation – FG

The federal government has blamed the poor state of the country’s economy, especially the depreciation of the naira, on the massive looting of the national treasury and mismanagement of the economy under the immediate past administration.


Accept defeat, congratulate Dickson Bayelsans tell Sylva

FOLLOWING the victory that has been recorded by Governor Seriake Dickson in the Bayelsa State governorship election, there is intense pressure from Bayelsans and stakeholders asking the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Chief Timipre Sylva, to accept defeat.