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News Headlines Jan 14, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria‘s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Day Faleke, wife bagged chieftaincy titles
No outbreak of wild polio virus, says Fed Govt
Govt plans $500m investment in technology for youths
Soludo names Ezekwesili, Chidoka, Utomi, others in transition committee
Fed Govt laments negative impacts of corruption on Nigeria’s image, FDIs
2023 president: APC, PDP weigh options on zoning
Buhari opens strategic projects in Ogun
Onuachu: Behold! Belgian Player of the Year
Echoes from Jos Peace Polo Tourney
Binance makes history with AFCON
Police bust counterfeiting rings in Nasarawa, Abuja
Prudential joins 2021 AFCON train
Morocco tipped to brush aside Comoros
Malawi, Zimbabwe seek crucial win
CAF, Tunisia differ over controversial Mali clash
Weightlifting: magic behind Nigeria’s conquest
Myths behind Cameroonian clubs
Alamu counts gains of playing golf
Kaduna host 1st Armed Forces Pro-Am
13 not 37 people killed in Niger attack, say police
Lagos Pilgrims Board gets new members, secretary
NDLEA secures 50 convictions against drug dealers in Enugu
ICPC secures forfeiture of N110.4m traced to primary school…
Bauchi NSCDC arrests two for stealing goats
Court fixes April 7 to hear 5,000 sacked teachers’ case
Alleged N270m fraud: EFCC arrests ‘fake’ army general
NPA: A transition to full digitalisation
2022: Nigeria’s oil, gas industry hangs in the balance
Abuja to chart a path for growth…
Equities gain N981b in six days
EDITORIAL
Avoidable crisis
‘You cannot be a Christian and side chick at the same time’
Adekunle Gold, Simi celebrate 3rd marriage anniversary
You can be famous yet broke, says Timi Dakolo

The Punch

How Eguavoen made Eagles super again
2023: Northern leaders, groups to meet in Kaduna
NLNG suspends cooking gas export, channels 100% to domestic market
Amstel Malta pledges support for Super Eagles
AFCON: CAF dismisses Tunisia’s appeal over match ended before 90 mins by ref
Amotekun combs South-West forests for fleeing North-West terrorists
NDLEA grills socialite, Obi Cubana, for alleged drug links
Ibadan elevated Obas agree to revert to High Chiefs
Man allegedly rapes salesgirl for over four hours in Abuja
Robber kills colleague as Amotekun rescues 17 victims in Ondo
Seven killed as bus, car collide in Bauchi, go up in flame
Military task force, police rescue three kidnap victims, arrest suspects
Nigerian, Russian firms sign MoU on technology
Ministry, Police, seven others spent N49.5bn without NASS approval – Audito
We’ll present presidential candidates for South-East, says Ohanaeze
Igbo has investments everywhere, we’re not part of Biafra – Umahi
Soludo appoints Ezekwesili, 79 others into transition committee
North-Central lawmakers back Buni, endorse Bello
AFCON: Burkina Faso beat Cape Verde, now second in Group A
Troops, gunmen exchange fire near AFCON venue
Going bald was a scary, bold move for me – DJ Cuppy
Kanye West under investigation for allegedly assaulting fan
Davido laments after ‘a very expensive December
You can be famous, yet broke, says Timi Dakolo

Leadership

Sly: Why We Can’t Walk Away From This Crime Scene
Biden Announces New Measures To Combat Omicron Threat
Poorer Nations Forced To Dump Close-to-Expiry Vaccines
Federal Govt Inaugurates EFCC Board 6 Years After
13 Killed In Niger Bandits Attack – Police
Buhari To NASS: Let’s Build Consensus On Critical Issues
[EDITORIAL] NEMA’s Response To Issues
Lucrative Agricultural Business You Can Do In 2022
Convention Delay, Presidential Declarations Deepen APC Crisis
No Outbreak Of New Polio Virus – Federal Govt
Technology, Not Foot Soldiers, Needed To Defeat Terrorists – Veterans
Plateau Killings: Retaliatory Attacks Unacceptable, Says Buhari
EFCC Arrests Fake Army General For Alleged N270m Fraud
ISWAP Attacks On The Rise, Governor Zulum Cries Out
Father Kills 3 Daughters, Dumps Bodies In Freezer
APC Hails Buhari, Nigerians For Resisting Twitter ‘Interference’
2023: Ohabunwa, Dele Momodu Notify Ayu Of Presidential Ambitions
Court Strikes Out Fraud Charges Against Imo Deputy Speaker
Convention: Can APC Bridge Generation Gap In Party Leadership?
Hollandia Evap Reaffirms Commitment To Health, Wellness
N10/Litre Carbonated Tax: Guinness To Raise Soft Drinks Prices January 18

ThisDay

Anambra Governor-elect, Soludo, Appoints Ezekwesili as Head of Transition Committee
Buhari: Alao-Akala Served Nigeria, Oyo with Dedication HH
Ex-AGF, Agabi, Writes Malami, Others against Compromising Former NIA DG, Dauda’s Case
Zenith Bank’s Share Price Makes History, Outperforms GTCO on NGX
FG Warns Police against Misuse of N8bn Equipment
Pan-Yoruba Groups Identify Ethnic Conflict, Violence as Threat to Peaceful Poll
Wike Clampdowns on Illegal Oil Refineries in Rivers Communities
ICPC Secures Interim Forfeiture of N110.4m Traced to Primary School Teacher,…
PDP Faults Akeredolu’s Response to Allegation of Looting
Plateau Varsity SSANU Vows to Continue Strike over Minimum Wagehhh
Buhari Flays Recent Killings in Plateau, Says Subsisting Peace Deal Must Not Collapse
Military Task Force Rescues Kidnapped Plateau Polytechnic Students
Branch Closures Will not Affect Any Staff in 2022, Says Standard…
NCS Sokoto, Zamfara Area Command Generates N2.3B In 2021
Buhari Defends Cordial Relationship Between Executive, N’Assembly
Buhari Visits Shonekan’s Family in Lagos
Ekiti 2022: I Won’t Rock the Boat in APC, Bamidele Assures..
Buhari in Ogun, Promises Tax Credit Funding Option for Federal Roads
Don’t Allow IPOB to Destabilize Nigeria, Group Tells FG
Bandits Kill 13 Villagers in Two Niger Communities
Buhari Promises Tax Credit Funding for Federal Roads in Ogun
Ekiti Guber Election: I Won’t Step down for Fayemi’s Alleged…
House Member Served Vote of No Confidence in Gombe
Anambra Governor-elect, Soludo, Appoints Ezekwesili as Head of Transition Committee
Diri Asks Appointees Interested in Elective Offices to Resign
Soyinka Disowns Social Media Post on Tinubu’s Presidential Bid
Ebonyi APC Backs Umahi’s Presidential Ambition
Gunmen Kidnap Three Plateau Polytechnic Students
Katsina to Recruit 19,608 Ad hoc Staff for LG Poll
Ogoni Clean-up: Group Tasks FG on Full Implementation of UNEP Report
Akwa Ibom Revokes Outdoor Advertising Installations
Pro-Osinbajo Group Storms Ilorin, Seeks Emir, APC’s Support
CSOs Support Amaechi’s Presidential Bid
Enugu Communities Battle Govt over Land Grabbing
NSSF Auctions WeNaija Photography Competition’s Top Images
Stakeholders Decry Influx of Foreign Airlines at Nigerian Airports, Says it…
Lagos Tops as Foreign Capital Importation Increases to $1.73bn in Q3
Domestic Carriers Brace for Competitive Fares as Low Season Comes After…
Adeboye, Ogunnowo Co-Chair Ronchess Board Of Directors
Frisson Introduces Power Black Energy Drink with Iconic Hygienic Cover
How Sanwo-Olu Demonstrated Leadership Over Magodo Fiasco
Time to Redraw the Map of Biafra
WHY APC RISKS LOSING OSUN STATE
Rev. Esther Ajayi: Dedicated to Giving
Adequate Attention for Housing, Panacea for Economic Development
Damilola Olanrewaju: Government Needs to Encourage Investments in Lands and Properties
Otu Osisioma Age Grade Launches Education Scholarship Trust Fund
Leadership in Africa: The Road to Redemption
Eguavoen Focused on Winning against Sudan Tomorrow
Simon Wishes Injured Egypt’s Tawfi
Prudential Announces AFCON 2021 Sponsorship Deal with CAF
Runsewe Commends Organisers of Oba Ewuare’s Golf Tournament
Indomitable Lions Roar into Knockout Phase
Asamoah Gyan Tips S’Eagles as Team to Beat at AFCON
The Court that Killed Accountability
Editorial,: AGAIN, RAVAGES OF LASSA FEVER
Tinubu, Presidency and the River Between

The Sun

Buhari leads Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, others to visit Shonekan’s family
APC govs DG warns against electing emperor as national chairman
Nigeria loses N630.57bn to Twitter ban
2023: Ayu promises level playing field for presidential aspirants
FG talks tough on corruption
2023 presidency: Why I’m yet to join presidential race –Orji Kalu
NLNG crashes cooking gas price, approves 100% production into domestic market
Northern elders to meet in Kaduna over insecurity, poverty
Ogoni group demands full implementation of UNEP report
Omicron: FG asks Saudi Arabia to remove travel restrictions on Nigeria
Ugwuanyi inaugurates multiple projects in IMT Enugu
Osun: PDP clears Adeleke, Ogunbiyi, 4 others
2022: Bamisile urges Fayemi, APC leaders to be fair to Ekiti South
2023: APGA national chairman welcomes party’s first presidential aspirant, Umeadi
Why Nigeria’s aviation sector quickly recovered from covid –Adewale
Airlines suffering from re-introduction of travel restrictions, implementation of blanket travel bans –AFRAA
Omicron: Restrictions may hit passenger traffic as air travel rebounds
2021: Customs impounds N7.813bn contraband in South West
UBA’s Leo clocks 4, set to further transform digital banking in Nigeria, Africa
AFCON: How Super Eagles can win tournament trophy — Academy owner, Oramah
Will he? Won’t he? The question continues
Let’s discuss forest carpet bombing
Letter to Nigerian Politicians (2)
Waiting for light from colonial masters
Our vaccine policy vacillations
Irony of subsidy removal
CBN urged to allow BDCs compete for $20bn FX inflow
Pre-election spending to drive up cash in circulation in 2022– Rewane
KPMG ranks Wema Bank among customer experience leaders
Buhari appoints Paschal-Ejiogu as NSIA non-executive director
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Tribune

WHO recommends two new drug combination to treat COVID-19…
We’re in Nigeria to serve public conversation —Twitter
What Alao-Akala, I shared despite political differences ―…
FG will consider approval of tax credit scheme for reconstruction of Sagamu-Ogijo-Ikorodu, Sango-Idiroko highways…
APC Convention: Delay in fixing date no longer acceptable, Lukman tells Buni
We’re in Nigeria to serve public conversation —Twitter
Ibadan high chiefs drop ‘obaship’ title, agree with Makinde
Akala’s kinsman lauds Makinde for halting state event to honour ex-gov
NANS to petition Buhari, IGP, DSS against Uzodimma
FG spends $1bn yearly on National Social Investment Programme
Poverty reduction: Taraba govt trains 720 unskilled youth, women
Elevation of Ibadan High Chiefs: Court orders for further addresses, warns against desecration of hallowed chambers
Zamfara: Marafa’s APC faction warns against use of insecurity, religion for political blackmail
Wike storms artisanal refinery sites on war against illegal bunkering
We paid N250m to secure release of abducted Bethel school students, Nigeria Baptist Convention declares
Tinubu a doyen of Nigeria’s contemporary politics, a bridge-builder ― Gov Matawalle
Buhari on condolence visit to Shonekans’ Lagos home
Air Peace honours Nigerian military with priority boarding
Battle for 2023 hots up •Drop your ambition, let’s jointly fix APC, concerned stakeholders tell Tinubu, Kalu, Umahi
FG will consider approval of tax credit scheme for reconstruction of Sagamu-Ogijo-Ikorodu, Sango-Idiroko highways…
FG spends $1bn yearly on National Social Investment Programme
Poverty reduction: Taraba govt trains 720 unskilled youth, women
One Murder Suspect, 20 Cultists Arrested In Delta
Obtaining by false pretence: Court reserves ruling in suit
8 people killed, 4 injured in another Bauchi auto accident
NLNG Dissociates Self From Online Adverts On Train 7 Vacancies
Sterling Bank supports tourism sector, powers art with Imperium
Editorial: Why Torment Pensioners?
Olakanmi Fadele’s Exit
Welcome, Nigeria
How digital remittance revolution is transforming lives
On Robotic Reporting By Media
Finding solution to Nigeria’s insecurity
Cleric Calls For Better Treatment Of Teachers In Nigeria
Ogun Muslim Council lauds signing of chieftaincy bill into law
Don seeks ‘massive’ scholarship drive for Muslim students
Lagos dep gov asks clerics to focus sermons on responsibilty, values

Daily Trust

Woman Attempting To Sell Co-Wife’s Two-Year-Old Child Nabbed In Zamfara
I’ve ‘Resigned’ From Impregnating Women — 2Baba
Mo Abudu Addresses Critics Of Her New Movie, Chief Daddy 2
Cardi B Testifies In Libel Trial, Says ‘I Felt Extremely Suicidal’
Burna Boy’s Mum: My Son And I Disagree Over Money
Nigerians React To Obi Cubana’s Arrest By NDLEA
Residents Worry Over Fire Outbreaks As Akwa Ibom Fire Service Rots Away
Soot: Port Harcourt Residents Raise Alarm
Ahead Of Fishing Festival Community Wants Road Rehabilitated
Rivers Community Gets New Leaders
Osinbajo Celebrates Young Nigerian Achievers, Says Youths Are Nigeria’s Most Valuable Assets
Traders Count Losses As Fire Razes Over 400 Shops In Nguru Market
California Governor Rejects Parole For Robert F. Kennedy’s Killer
Meet 80-Year-Old Internally-Displaced Widow Who Sells Groundnut Oil, Kulikuli In Maiduguri
Lift On Twitter Ban: A Triumph For Patriotism, National Security
Atyam Foundation Offers Scholarship To Orphans
Plateau Communities Decry Rise In Kidnapping Activities
FG Closes Roads In Abuja Over Armed Forces Remembrance Day
20 Years After, Benue Community Gets Access Road
Malnutrition: Gombe Produces Food For Malnourished Children
General Establishes Foundation For Orphans, Vulnerable
Fulani Group Says It Lost Over 30 Members To Bandits
Amazing Honeymoon Locations In Kenya
Djokovic Faces Deportation As Australia Revokes His Visa Amid COVID Row
Fresh Trouble For Obi Cubana As NDLEA Grills Him Over ‘Ties To Asian Drug Barons’
How Bandits Gunned Down 13 In Niger Raid
‘120m Nigerians Living In Unclean Environments’
FG Targets 2030 For Paperless Government
Federal Allocation Can’t Sustain Police Trust Fund – IGP
Unilorin Murder: Kwara AG Seeks To Call Additional Witnesses
6 Years After, FG Inaugurates EFCC Board
EFCC Arrests Fake Army General Over N270m Fraud
North Central Legislators Pass Vote Of Confidence On Buni, Endorse Yahaya Bello For President
The Fallen Heroes Of Adamawa: Tribute To Prof. Gidado Tahir
No Plan To Suspend Umrah Despite New COVID-19 Wave – S/Arabia
APC Crisis: Twist As Tinubu, Fayemi Resolve To Work Together
Ex-NIA DG To AGF: Halt Plot To Arrest Me
Plateau Killings: Irigwe, Fulani Peace Deal Must Not Collapse – Buhari
Nasarawa LG Chairman Slumps, Dies In Hospital
A Day In The Life Of A Cobbler Living With Disability
FG Closes Roads In Abuja Over Armed Forces Remembrance Day
I’ve ‘Resigned’ From Impregnating Women — 2Baba
Osinbajo Celebrates Young Nigerian Achievers, Says Youths Are Nigeria’s Most Valuable Assets
NLNG To Dedicate 100% Cooking Gas Supply For Domestic Market
GTCO Closes Below Zenith First Time Since 2009
Air Peace Prioritises Boarding For Military Personnel
Stanbic IBTC Unveils Smart Loan Solution
MSMEs Employment Contribution Rises By 3.7% – SMEDAN
AFCON: Ruthless Cameroon Thrash Ethiopia 4 -1 To Reach Round Of 16
Eguavoen: I’m Focused On Defeating Sudan, Not Records
NFF Says Awaziem Not Down With COVID-19 Virus
No Room For Complacency Against Sudan – Ekong
The Private University As Enterprise: Limits Of Academic Capitalism
Editorial: World Day Of War Orphans
COE Gidan Waya Has Framework To Protect Staff, Students — Provost
FG To Launch School Feeding Programme In Kwara
Traditional Healer Bags Life Sentence For Abducting, Defiling 2 Teens
Lassa Fever: Plateau Records First Case

The Guardian

Alao-Akala’s death renews crisis in Oyo APC
U.S. tightening policies, de-risking put Nigeria’s economy on red alert
Eagles sure of picking second round ticket tomorrow
Nigeria records 97.73% increase in capital importation
Nigeria reports 395 cases of mutant poliovirus2 in 27 states, FCT
Twitter users intensify civic engagement, accountability as service is restored
Mali junta calls protests against sanctions
Croatia’s population drops nearly 10 percent in a decade
UK government apologises to Queen for parties on eve of prince funeral
Sweden’s PM tests positive for Covid
Ethiopia lashes out at WHO chief for Tigray war remarks
Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from most of world
‘Massive’ cyberattack hits Ukraine government websites
Bomb found at Delhi flower market
One dead, 30 rescued in new Channel migrant boat accident
Djokovic case referred to Australian Federal Court
Covid delivers another blow to Tunisia’s AFCON bid
Value of football transfers hit 5-year low in 2021: FIFA
Key men return after Covid outbreak as Bayern head to resurgent Cologne
Howe warns Newcastle will not be held to ransom over transfers
Leicester boss Rodgers admits he could lose Tielemans
Mali junta calls protests against sanctions
Mo Abudu Appeases Viewers Following Chief Daddy 2 Criticism
Croatia’s population drops nearly 10 percent in a decade
UK government apologises to Queen for parties on eve of prince funeral
Editorial: The rekindled hope on Lagos rail project
‘Corporate organisations should increase communication budgets for more visibility’
Omicron restrictions, travel protocols stall air travel recovery
Qatar Airways launches Kano, Port Harcourt operations
Concerns over slot system adoption in Nigeria amid pushback in Europe
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