News Headlines Jan 31, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 31, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Danjuma, other Christian elders reject Onnoghen’s suspension, ACF backs Buhari
History will punish Obasanjo for ceding Bakassi to Cameroon—Oshiomhole
Unlike Buhari, Atiku’ll be president for all Nigerians – Obasanjo
EFCC files fraud charges against Babachir Lawal …arraigns Oke, wife Friday
I’m not corrupt, says Buhari
Dear Garba Shehu, you had it coming
EFCC summons 10 NFF officials over funds diversion
EFCC loses N450m fraud case against ex-minister, others
Why Buhari didn’t ask voters to back APC candidates in Imo — Presidency
FG targets $2bn from oil block licence renewal …says IOCs must release idle oil fields
INEC releases final list of governorship candidates, others today
Man arrested for stealing sister, brother wife’s pants
Hotel workers kill London returnee-owner, manager in Lagos
I’ll seize money from looters, grant them amnesty — Atiku
Lagos tanker explosion claims two lives, property destroyed
Bolton target Ambrose on free transfer
Unlike Buhari, Atiku’ll be president for all Nigerians – Obasanjo
Man with three wives rapes daughter in Ogun
Anambra trader abandons N12.5m tramadol in garri
Gunmen abduct Taraba gov’s CPS
Gunmen kidnap 70-year-old retiree in Delta
Kidnapping: Lawyer’s absence stalls Evans, others’ trial
Mob kills Ugandan DJ for playing ‘boring music’
Impostors, renegades behind Buhari’s endorsement — Afenifere
APC knocks Ladoja, Alao-Akala for attacking Ajimobi
Air Peace aborts Lagos-bound flight over bomb scare
Money mistakes to avoid in 2019
CBN recorded $40.9bn forex inflow in nine months – Report
Refineries’ funding: NNPC, investors disagree on commercial terms
Kerosene subsidy removal, a boost for cooking gas – Adeshina
Rohr to invite U-20 stars for Seychelles, Egypt
I was mocked when I started sports – Kehinde
Injured Neymar out of Man United clash
Sarri won’t stop Hazard leaving Chelsea
Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records attracts multi-million dollar investment
Grammy-winning soul legend, James Ingram, dies at 66
BUAF holds grand finale playwright competition
I didn’t allow fame, women to distract me – former Mr Nigeria
Three-day-old babies can pick out words from speech –study
‘African cherry useful in management of diabetes, heart diseases’
Best apps for keeping up with sports
Editorial: Attacks on football referees, inimical
Nigeria Decides: APC’s scorecard or PDP’s promises?
Minimum wage: Mishmash of politricks and bluster
Awaiting dawn of cannabis-based drinks

The Nation
Onnoghen: Osinbajo, NBA ponder six-point resolution
Two dead, scores injured in Ojo tanker fire
Bank loans at 15% for mini-grid operators
$43.4m Ikoyigate cash: Ex-NIA boss, wife’s trial begins tomorrow
No bomb on Lagos-Abuja Air Peace flight, says FAAN
Lagos Assembly insists Ambode must appear before it over ‘infractions’
Nigeria gets $29m grant to fight TB
Onnoghen at CCT: Appeal Court refuses to stay proceedings
‘We’re working towards improving Ekiti’s economy’
Lagosians will vote for govt of continuity, says lawmaker
2019 Election: Ganduje urges Nigerians to vote for Buhari‎
Nigeria’s refineries not too old – NNPC
Buhari storms Kano for mega rally
Hold Buhari, APC responsible for any threats to polls, says PDP
Oshoala donates sports, educational materials to Lagos schoolso
Flying Eagles get Rohr boost
Joshua, Whyte rematch ‘close’, says Hearn
South Africa dares Nigeria in Group A
African Icon of the Year: NFF hails AITEO boss Peters on award
Nadal proposes to girlfriend of 14 years
NERC screens 108 potential meter providers
Govt gets wake-up call on real estate market funding
Sterling Bank deepens FDI, int’l trade
NCC: subscribers lose N12.5b to telecom-related frauds
NAICOM suspends Guinea Insurance
Stakeholders seek religious groups’ involvement in environment protection
Police arrest man for allegedly raping daughter
Man sues siblings over land
Adebule cautions electorate against hate speech, violence
Police arrest man for sleeping with daughter
Ambode commissions ‘Great Hall’ of Ikorodu
ECA chief hails Mauritania for ratifying AfCFTA
Man arrested for stealing pants in Ondo
NANS leaders under fire over election stand
Removal of EKSU VC illegal, says ASUU
72 graduates bag First Class in FUT Minna
‘Babalola’s wise sayings, an inspiration for future generation’
Say what you mean and mean what you say (VIII)
Onibon is MOCPED Provost
Student’s missing boxers found in mate’s wardrobe
Dalung inspects UNIBEN’s sports facilities
In search of critical thinkers
Our achievements, by ASUU


Obasanjo: Why Atiku is a Better Candidate
NNPC, Financiers’ Negotiations to Revamp Refineries Stalled
Onnoghen Suffers Setback as Appeal Court Refuses to Stay Trial at CCT
Lawyers’ boycott stalls CJN’s case at industrial court CUPP, pro-democracy groups petition UN, AU
Obasanjo: Why Atiku is a Better Candidate
With Weak Capital, Tier 2 Banks Still Vulnerable, Analysts Insist
At Last, EFCC Files Charges against Lawal, Oke
NNPC, Financiers’ Negotiations to Revamp Refineries Stalled
Pro-Ambode Protesters Ask Lagos Lawmakers to Account for N28bn
Gov must appear on Monday, assembly insists
Elections: Nigeria Can’t Afford to Fail, Says US Envoy
Afenifere Rejects President’s Second Term Bid
Berates Tinubu for backing Awo’s ‘enemy’
Keyamo Blames Atiku for America’s Slide on TI’s Corruption Index
I’ll Consider Amnesty for Corrupt Persons Willing to Surrender Loot, Says Atiku
Appeal Court Denies Enlisting Dead Judges into Election Petition Panels
US Begins Assessment of Security Status of MMIA
Labour Kicks against FG’s Hike of Passport Fee
Presidency: Why Buhari Didn’t Ask Voters to Back APC Candidates in Imo
US Backs Devt of New $250m City in Lagos
INEC Chairman Swears in New REC for Bayelsa
‘My Critics Are Ignorant of our Solid Developmental Paradigms’
‘Badaru is the First Nigerian Governor to Stop Security Vote’
Witnesses Fail Oyetola at Tribunal
Buhari: South East Will Benefit from My Releection
CAC: Passage of CAM Bill Will Boost Ease of Business
Zenith Bank Eyes More Retail Lending
Nosak Group Seeks End to Smuggling
AITEO Founder Wins Award
Notore Records N2.9 Billion Operating Profit in First Quarter
FG Urged to Develop ICT Capabilities for National Development
Rohr to Include Best U-20 Player in Eagles Squad for Seychelles, Egypt
CHAN 2020: Home-based Eagles Draw Bye in Opening Round
CAF Appoints Amuneke on Technical Study Group for U-20 AFCON
NFF Hails AITEO Boss, Peters, on New Award
FIFA Global Transfer Deals: Spending Surpassed $7bn in 2018
Transfer: Bolton Makes Surprise Move for Efe Ambrose
Late Fashikun Laid to Rest at Obbo Aiyegunle
Arsenal Signs Suarez on Loan from Barcelona

The Sun
Appeal Court okays Onnoghen’s trial at CCT
I’m not corrupt –Buhari
How I’ll make Nigeria work –Atiku
Again, Obasanjo hits Buhari
FG slams corruption charges on Babachir Lawal, Oke
Ogbuoji pledges rapid transformation as Buhari begs for support in Ebonyi
4 burnt to death in Lagos tanker explosion
ECOWAS moves against child marriage in West Africa
Obaseki kicks off renovation of 230 schools in Edo
148km dual carriage road to change economy of Cross River North –Ayade
Onnoghen: Law must take its course –ACF
Kaduna guber: I’m not desperate to win -El Rufai
Feb 16: Shettima mends cracks in Borno APC
APC, Jime planning to blackmail monarchs with fake Abuja land allocation – PDP
In Benue, it’s Ortom versus Jime
Why Benue people will re-elect Ortom -PDP
FG targets $2bn from oil, gas lease licence renewal
Nigeria loses $10bn annually to expatriates –NIW
Customs generates N4.042trn in 4 years
Weight & Measures to generate N5bn yearly –Sidi
How startups can overcome challenges, be very successful –Onyia, Orglearning Consult boss
Sack Buhari’s blame-trading administration, Wike tasks Nigerians
Buhari promises to fulfil campaign promises if re-elected
I’ll triple youths empowerment programmes, if re-elected –Okowa
Buhari didn’t abandon Imo APC guber candidate –Presidency
Delta stages school sports festival next week
Joel Obi to join Moses in Turkey
Ajunwa, Ganduje hail Bunubunu Award
CAF Champions League: Lobi seeks second victory against Wydad
Charleroi demands record fee for Osimhen
Neymar ruled out for 10 weeks
Hazard can leave Chelsea if he wants, says Sarri
Rodrigo grabs late double to seal Cup semi-finals berth for Valencia
NFF hails AITEO boss, Peters on new award
Zenith Bank/Delta Principals Cup: Orgaisers disqualify Uwheru Sec. School
Sala’s plane wreckage foundin France
Negative vibes from Anambra
Is PDP in the zone or merely in the game?
The pen and sword!!!
The prospects of privatising NNPC
Nigeria, my country, so divided
What has happened to Ohanaeze’s vision of 2006? (2)
38 bodies of migrants found after boats capsize off Djibouti
Europe stands against UK’s bid to rewrite Brexit
Presidential poll: What God told me, by Apostle Adeyeye
Prophet, insists president ’ll win again: Why Buhari can’t stop B’Haram, Fulani herdsmen’s attacks
Aramoko: Ekiti community with strange traditions
2019 polls: Your image at stake, Ogunlewe tells INEC boss
Umudioka: Another befitting honour for Blessed Tansi

Daily Trust
Buhari, Atiku, others to sign another peace accord
Air Peace aborts flight over bomb scare
Buratai launches banking scheme for army in Taraba
Gunmen kidnap APC chairman in Adamawa
Cult clashes claim 2 in A/Ibom
Why Jonathan unleashed NDLEA on me in 2015 – Kashamu
ACF backs Buhari over suspension of Onnoghen
NBC sanctions NTA, AIT, Channels, TVC over hate speech
Venezuela crisis: We’re ready for talks with opposition – Maduro
Governor’s aide, others kidnapped in Taraba
Buhari, Atiku, others to sign another peace accord
Air Peace aborts flight over bomb scare
Buratai launches banking scheme for army in Taraba
Buhari: I’ll continue to reposition police, judiciary
PDP’ll unite Kaduna people – Party leaders
Lobi seek to bounce back against Wydad
Musa tips Pillars’ Alhassan to shine at U-20 AFCON
Wikki, Rangers win as Tornadoes, Insurance
FG targets $2bn from oil, gas lease licence renewal
Nigeria’s refineries not too old – NNPC
CBN issues banknote fitness standard, withdraws bad notes from circulation
Bello commends FCT youth for supporting Buhari’s re-election bid
FCT council polls: INEC to publish nominated candidates today
Rotary launches school debate to curb election violence
Is Nigerian democracy in recession?
Yes, Malami is Mr. Anti-Corruption
Bauchi 2019 and the burden of trust
AMCON as saviour of ailing businesses
Venezuela crisis: We’re ready for talks with opposition – Maduro
2019: Vote for integrity, continuity Nigerians in Europe say
Gunmen abduct Taraba governor CPS, foreigner, 4 others
Police arrest man, 45, for allegedly raping own daughter
Court remands teenager for alleged rape
Editorial: As Baro River Port bounces back
Sosoliso survivor, Kelechi gets to America’s got talent final
Yam stems will be available for planting -Seed investigator
Seeds are different from grains, Seed Council reminds farmers
8 countries expected at 5th Agro-food expo – official
In fight against fake higher institutions, regulatory bodies play active role
‘Plateau higher institutions are short-staffed’
COE Kangere wants funds for early, primary education
Onnoghen: Thugs beat up NBA chairman in Rivers
Court refuses CJN Onnoghen’s application to stay CCT’s trial
Onnoghen: Imo NBA boycotts court

The Guardian
Arsenal complete Suarez deal
Court jails student over rape
CPS to Taraba governor kidnapped
Buhari’s integrity doubtful, vote for Atiku, Obasanjo tells Nigerians
Court of Appeal dismisses Onnoghen’s suit against trial
Stable forex rate aided price stability of consumer goods, says MAN
Planting coconuts for life-long financial benefits
Two feared killed, property worth millions perish in Lagos tanker fire
Stakeholders fault Kachikwu, NNPC on nation’s decrepit refineries
Election rigging, Nigeria’s greatest corruption, says Atiku
Buhari vows to re-organise police, judiciary, if re-elected
Prophet, others nabbed for stealing pants
All hail ‘new queen’ of grand slams
Rwanda wins fifth game as Nigeria takes bilateral series 3-2
Rohr to include best U-20 star in Eagles’ squad for Seychelles, Egypt
Bayern Munich take fight for Bundesliga title to Bay Arena
Emiliano Sala’s plane wreckage found as underwater search plans drawn up
How threats of violence challenge promise of free, fair polls
ADC candidate, Isiaka, warns of plan to rig Ogun guber poll
Our party holds Nnamdi Azikiwe in high esteem, PDP explains
Buhari gets kudos, knocks for comments at Imo presidential rally
TBT: Songs That Made Beyonce Win 6 Grammy Awards In One Nightp
Nigerians React As Atiku And Obi Appear On “The Candidates”
Editorial: 2019 presidential debate as eye opener
‘Policies, elections, oil prices key to 2019 growth outcome’
Indices plunge further by 0.11% amid lingering sell pressure
Sterling Bank opens $16bn global market to Nigerian businesses
Dangote Foods rewards 77 distributors, promises better year
Buhari, Onnoghen et al and their common DNA
Nigeria: The dire need of creative destruction
APC and PDP as metaphoric ‘Egypt’
Lagos and the tourism goldmine
TETFund and politics of sacking, reappointment
Science, technology, key enabler for successful countries, say stakeholders
Nigerian varsities’ need for internationalisation of staff, student structure
Leadership, bane of Africa’s underdevelopment says don
Natural cures for depression validated
Many challenges of accessing cheap, quality, universal care via optional health insuranc
Yakasai inaugurates Safe Medicines Foundation, unveils advocacy book
Creating meals with components of antioxidant defense system


ASUU Strike: NANS Threatens To Boycott, Disrupt Polls
SEC Sets 7-Year Timeline To Revive, Develop Commodities Market
Atiku Has Learnt His Lessons, Says Obasanjo
I’ve Zero-Tolerance For Oppression Of Workers – Akporeha, NUPENG President
Nigeria’s Envisaged Revenue Growth: Importance Of Effective Monitoring
Impeachment: Pro-Ambode Groups Storm Lagos Assembly Complex In Protests
Minimum Wage: Labour Waits For Senate As Reps Approve N30,000
Bob Urges NASS To Always Speak With One Voice
2019 Presidential Poll: Buhari Is Fighting Dirty
Wike Urges Nigerians To Vote Out ‘Blame-Trading’ Govt Of Buhari
Atiku/Obi Campaign Organisation Berates Obiano Over Attack On Ohanaeze
Peaceful Polls: I’ve Been Assured By All Presidential Candidates – US Ambassador
PVC Not A Requirement For TraderMoni – BoI
Hands Off Refineries, ICRC, Dangote Tell FG
Buhari In Ebonyi, Promises To Refund Money For Federal Projects
Onnoghen: Tough Options For Lawyers In Buhari’s Cabinet
2019 Presidential Poll: Buhari Is Fighting Dirty
It’s the devil, says man that raped 21-yr-old daughter in farm
Onnoghen’s CCT trial must go on — Appeal Court
BREAKING: INEC maintains stance on Zamfara APC, approves 1, 066 Guber Candidates
#NGTheCandidates: I’ll grant amnesty to looters – Atiku
2019: Hold Buhari, APC responsible if polls go wrong – PDP
Breaking: Court of Appeal dismisses motion filed by Onnoghen
Nigeria clinches 42 medals at World Para Powerlifting Championships
Remains of late Fashikun laid to rest
Cricket: South Africa to bowl in series decider against Pakistan
Dortmund’s Kagawa set for Monaco loan
Breaking: Seat cushions found ‘likely’ from missing Sala plane
Chiazor Daniel out with HIV awarenes film ‘Lonely Heart’
Famous singer Christina Aguilera relocates to Las Vegas
Omawumi, Waje join forces to impact on the creative industry

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