News Headlines Jan 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 29, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Senate asks Supreme Court to reinstate Onnoghen, says Buhari can’t remove CJN
Don’t plunge Nigeria into constitutional crisis, Atiku tells Buhari
IPOB fixes referendum for presidential poll day
Rape: Suspect retracts guilty plea after pregnant daughter, uncle, helpers die
Senate asks Supreme Court to reinstate Onnoghen, says Buhari can’t remove CJN
Family, community leader demand justice for slain Lagos residents
Police exonerate ex-Covenant varsity accountant following PUNCH’s reports
Police arraign hit-and-run driver for killing five students
Drivers arrested for attempting to kidnap employer’s wife
Gunmen kill commercial bus driver, two passengers in Rivers
Budget: Lagos Assembly moves against Ambode
Gunmen kidnap seven fans in Zamfara
Athlete banned from NICEGA for defying anthem
Age not an obstacle for Egyptian champion at 76
Bayelsa Queens emerge women’s league champions
Indian actress slammed for racist remarks about Iwobi
81-year-old woman discovers her 103-year-old mother after 61-year search
My father is a house husband, hasn’t worked in 16 years, says daughter
My mother told me to put poison in dad’s food, ten-year-old tells court
Kwara APC gov candidate promises to link Pategi to Bida
Uba says nobody can rig election in Anambra South
February election, Nigeria’s opportunity to end dictatorship — Wike
Jang promises Atiku two million votes in Plateau
Protesters storm INEC office in Owerri, demand credible elections
PDP, Fayose reject judgement upholding Fayemi’s victory
UBA partners Japan to promote MSMEs in Africa
i-Invest woos investors with T-bills, gets 70,000 downloads
Rising foreign debt profile bad for economy – Senate panel
Three foreign airlines commence flights into new PH terminal
Customs CG wants import duty on vehicles reduced to 45%
FG approves new pension company for universities
BREAKING: Why we didn’t wait for NJC on CJN Onnoghen – FG
Gunmen kidnap seven fans in Zamfara
Underwater search for Sala starts Sunday
Sanction VCs who misappropriated staff allowance, group tells FG
Strike: ASUU questions integrity of OAU exams, certificates
We’ll take on corrupt VCs soon —ASUU
JAMB registers 869,709 candidates, suspends nine centres for malpractice
AAU reopens for lectures
Wrong perception affecting technical, vocational education –FG
Michael Jackson family slams documentary renewing sex abuse claims
British model, Katie Price, expresses desire to adopt Nigerian orphan
Davido, Idris Elba, others thrill fans at sold-out concert
‘Black Panther’ scores big win at Screen Actors Guild Awards
Benefits and side effects of ketogenic diet
Excessive suppression of GSK3 enzyme can cause renal failure
Experts seek to increase data access through technology
Minister lauds NOTAP for driving patent certification
Airtel unveils ‘Touching Lives Season 5’, calls for nominations
Inlaks connects NIRSAL MFB to ICT platform
Editorial: Resolving minimum wage issue
Python Dance: Kwara gov asks residents to remain calm
They said he was a total failure
UN and International Day of Education
Will Nigeria disintegrate? Lessons from Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed

The Nation
CJN Onnoghen: Senators disagree over legal option
Lagos Assembly summons Ambode over budget
No dictatorship here, says govt
Discordant tunes over CJN as Fed Govt cautions foreign envoys
NBA orders court boycott
Lagos Assembly summons Ambode over budget
My case against Ohanaeze Ndigbo, by Obiano
Election tribunal upholds Ekiti Governor Fayemi’s victory
Experts seek truly ‘independent’ electoral umpire
Edosomwan: ‘NDCP will declare war on poverty’
‘Lagos is better under APC’
APC Presidential rally: Police pledges peaceful exercise in Kano
AD condemns destruction of posters, flags in Lagos
Buhari to traditional rulers: ensure peace during polls
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Organisers reaffirmed readiness for 2019 edition
Customs mulls vehicle duty review to 10%
Sterling Bank, Opportunity Network partner on trade
UBA, Japan Trade Office to lift SMEs, tackle poverty
Total eyes 23% of Nigeria’s oil output
Toyota introduces Rush into market
CFAO Motors unveils King Long buses
Two siblings arraigned for alleged N5.9m fraud
Niteshift honours Sanwo-Olu with Grand House Reception
NIWA, LASWA to resolve waterways regulation rift
Ambode advises religious leaders to promote peace
LASUTH doctors begin warning strike
How rule of law can blossom, by Lagos CJ
Police arrest woman, in-law over killing of 14-year-old
My mother told me to poison my father, boy tells court
Cobhams supports Banky W’s campaign with song
Lagos Film Academy premieres ‘Choices’
I sing different genres – Harmony
Lola Maja renews love for make-up at 41
JOHESU gives FG Jan.31 deadline to meet demands or strike
88 doctors quit civil service – NMA
Kano free of polio in 53 months, says Commissioner of Health
Deadly Ebola virus found in bat
Buhari is not fit to continue say Obasanjo
Urchins disrupt NBA NEC meeting on Onnoghen
Onnoghen: The wasp on the nation’s scrotum
Editorial
As NJC meets

ThisDay
Dogara: N30,000 Minimum Wage Not Enough for Workers
Lawyers to Boycott Court in Protest against Onnoghen’s Suspension
CCT Adjourns Onnoghen’s Trial Indefinitely
Nigeria Needs Action Governance Through Improved Modules, Says Sani
Fashola Harps on Infrastructure Development
LCCI Decries Nigeria’s Rising Unemployment
Nigeria to Dominate Trade in West Africa’s Power Market, Says TCN
Gencos: FG, W’Bank Not Meeting Targets in Program to Salvage Power Sector
Rosatom to Train More Nigerians on Nuclear Energy
Agbakoba Submits Petition against Acting CJN to NJC
•AGF sends allegations against Onnoghen to judicial body
Ohiare: We’ve Created Good Framework for Disbursing REF
Dangote Foundation Donates Food Items to Zamfara IDPs
Survey Reveals Barriers to Ethical Reporting
Make BDCs IMTOs’ Direct Agents, ABCON Tells CBN
Conflicting Judgments Creating Uncertainty in Electoral Process, INEC Insists
FG Planning to Eliminate Me, Ortom Cries out
IG Names Lakanu, Lamorde, Four Others DIGs
Crown Flour Mill Gets ISO Certification
Pull Nigeria Back from the Brink of Extinction, Wike Charges Voters
Ngige, VON DG Tackle Ohanaeze for Endorsing Atiku
Egbe Hails Dickson over Bayelsa Queens’ NWPL Super 4 Victory
FA Cup: Holders Chelsea Draw Man Utd in Fifth Round
Dalung Thumbs Up Peak for Sports Development Initiatives
WARIF Combats Sexual Violence Through the Education of Youth
EDITORIAL: CRITICAL ISSUES IN THE NHIS ACT

The Sun
Ekiti: Tribunal upholds Fayemi’s election
Abia: APC chieftain sues INEC over fraudulent registration in Nkporo
Elections: Era of landslide victory gone –INEC
Onnoghen: Acting CJN presides over 10 appeals
We’ll deliver Abia for APC, Isuikwuato tells Kalu
Lagos Assembly begin moves to impeach Ambode
Elections: Pressure on VCs over INEC ad-hoc staff –Wike
IPOB to hold referendum Feb 16
Fr. Mbaka visits Buhari in Aso Rock
UNHCR concerned over fresh displacement of 320,000
Onnoghen: NBA directs lawyers to boycott courts nationwide
….25 lawyers drag Buhari, NJC, Acting CJN to court
Ohanaeze never endorsed Atiku –Secretary
We’ll not use incident forms –Imo REC
Buhari storms Abia, Imo for campaign today
Guard against APC, Atiku tells Akwa Ibom people
Nigeria, others to pool $2bn to finance energy projects
Investment in refinery, petrochemicals driven by innovation, efficiency, says Dangote
Ghana to host 8th DStv Eutelsat Star Awards
ZAF empowers less privileged in Anambra
FG woos Norwegian investors
Ogun guber: Why I’m supporting APM –Amosun
Ambode seeks support for hitch-free elections
Igbo in Diaspora back Atiku
Onnoghen’s suspension devastating to PDP –APC
ATP rankings: Djokovic still No 1, Federer drops to sixth
Morata joins Atletico Madrid on loan
Go for real deal, former British boxer tells Joshua
African Nations Cup pushed back a week for Ramadan
Sports fans want FCDA to complete abandoned Kuje stadium project
Malaysia stripped of 2019 world para swimming championships
Mikel’s move to Middlesbrough, good for Super Eagles — NFF
Rohr worries over injuries, wary of Seychelles
Kanu Heart Foundation performs first open-heart surgery
Pinnick: Egypt 2019 would be a success
2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Sowore, Alli task journalists at media seminar
British-Nigerian actress Cynthia Erivo to star in HBO’s ‘The Outsider’
Thoughts on Nigeria’s democracy
Debate dodging
Are you better off than 4 years ago?
Ohanaeze, Zik and Ndigbo
Of political paranoia, pretensions
Is Nigeria the new, global headquarters for political evil?
Priest celibacy not optional, says Pope Francis
Nigeria, others to pool $2bn to finance energy projects
Investment in refinery, petrochemicals driven by innovation, efficiency, says Dangote
Nigerian music industry highly competitive – Amina
UNN: Shame of a varsity
Govt’s empty promises caused on-going poly strike, says DUTSE, ASUP president
COEASU, stakeholders task teachers to take advantage of technology
Gourmet Food Guide trains UNILAG pupils on entrepreneurship skills
WAAW foundation empowers 200 youths on computer programming

Daily Trust
Banks allocated 1% of loans to 37m MSMEs in 5yrs — BOI
‘Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline design almost completed’
How NEMSA ordered disconnection of 1,205 buildings under power lines
Inconsistent funding of power worrisome – Expert
ECN hosts 12 countries, 15 trainees for IAEA energy tools
Onnoghen’s suspension has no connection with elections — FG
US, UK, EU positions on Onnoghen signify alignment with opposition — Foreign ministry
Our rejection of Atiku’s endorsement by Ohaneze is apolitical- Anambra govt
Many soldiers, civilians missing after B/Haram attacks in Borno
We don’t have money to dash out but infrastructural facilities – Buhari
Buhari urges traditional rulers to work against election violence
Kogi youths urged to eschew violence
Atiku in A/Ibom, promises robust economy
Ag CJN warns judges against frivolous political injunctions
Presidential candidates back Buhari on CJN’s suspension
APC gov’t engineering needless crisis – Atiku
EU election observers visit APC faction in Kwara
Accord party flags off campaigns in Bayelsa
How NEMSA ordered disconnection of 1,205 buildings under power lines
Ogun: Council chairman impeached over APC crisis
Ekiti residents jubilate as tribunal upholds Fayemi’s victory
FCT minister leads APC campaign for Buhari’s re-election
Fire at the blacksmith’s…
ECOWAS member states tasked on increased investment in girls’ education
Conflict prevention: ECOWAS unveils 2018-2020 action plans
Armed bandits abduct newly-wed couple, four others in Kaduna
Fleeing driver arrested, arraigned for killing 5 school girls in Ogun
2 killed, one kidnapped in Katsina
Davido shuts down London in first sold-out show
Facebook tightens paid ads rules ahead of EU elections
Election 2019: The perspectives of a high tech enthusiast
NITDA’s five new IT regulatory guidelines now operational
Customs to pay N1.8bn deceased officers’ claims, sue insurance firms
Nigerian workers deserve living wage, not minimum wage — Dogara
FG allocates 2% of UBE funds to quality assurance
ASUU may end strike this week
FG to shut down 66 illegal universities, 68 polytechnics
Amended armed forces act to establish judge advocate system
Alleged N7.6bn fraud: I’m willing to face trial – Kalu
Acting CJN warns judges against frivolous political injunctions

Tribune
Buhari Seeks INEC-Traditional Rulers’ Collaboration On Sensitising Electorate
Onnoghen: Senate cancels emergency resumption heads to Supreme Court
Next Level will be better than where we are now ― Osinbajo
Onnoghen: NBA resolves to boycott court for 2 days
Buhari challenges African leaders on oil, gas infrastructure…
Our rejection of Atiku’s endorsement by Ohanaeze, apolitical…
Anyaoku, Kukah to speak at Tribune symposium Tuesday
Removal of Onnoghen as CJN is proper, timely ― Forum
ICAN Western Zone holds maiden leadership retreat
Isiaka supporters dump former Ogun commissioner who defected…
Uphold high professional standard in discharging your duties…
Buhari wants to take over powers of all arms of govt ―…
We Partnered With FBI To Secure Conviction Of Online Fraudster ― EFCC
Businesswoman in court over alleged N4.5m oil fraud
Obaseki, CBN Partner On Development Of 100,000-Hectare Plantation
Development Bank of Nigeria exceeds first-year projections
OGTAN decries lack of human capital devt in Nigerian oil, gas sector
OPEC focused on averting new oil glut before April meeting ― Barkindo
State Creation Led To New Identity Problems In Nigeria —Kukah
2019 Election: Bauchi governor warns against political violence
How Flu Medicine Can Affect Your Heart
ABUAD’s 2018 Milestones, A Success Story —Afe Babalola
Editing the ‘Tribune’ was exciting — Omole, Second Editor…
Why Your Wife May Be Experiencing A Decrease In Her Sexual Desire
EDITORIAL: Debt Burden:Back To Square One
CJN: Should The Senate Get Ready To Be Next?
The Falling Candidate

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