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News Headlines Jan 27, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria‘s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

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At Last, Senate, House Pass Amended Electoral Bill
Buhari Defers Subsidy Removal to Incoming Govt
President Directs Security Agencies to Use 5G Tech to Tackle Insecurity
Emefiele Forecloses Monetary Policy Tightening to Boost Recovery, Stimulate Growth
CBN Retains MPR at 11.5%
Sanwo-Olu Flags Off Ojota-Opebi Link Bridge Project 20 Years after Conception
•Lagos State acquires three additional trains for blue line •Promises to honour agreement reached with Magodo landlords
Senate Approves N216bn Budget for FIRS in 2022
Appear or Pay N18.4bn Compensation to Host Communities, Senate Threatens NLNG
OPEC+ Expected to Continue with Additional 400,000bpd, Oil Price Hits $90
House Seeks to Unravel Fuel Subsidy Controversy, Investigate State of Refineries
Osinbajo: Buhari Fully Committed to Nigeria’s Progress
NCDC Declares National Emergency Response against Lassa Fever
Agro Cargo Airport: Ogun, AfDB to Sign MoU on SAPZ Establishment
Buhari Replaces Ewesor, Appoints Tahir as New NEMSA CEO
Again, Ortom Chides Buhari, Insists President Failed in Securing Nigeria
Atiku Has What it Takes to Move Nigeria Out of Present…
Major Shake-up as Navy Appoints, Redeploys 54 Rear Admirals
Senate Passes Bill on Infectious, Contagious Diseases
No Child of School Age Should Roam Streets in Kogi, Bello…
Ugwuanyi Will Decide His Successor, Says Enugu Senator
House Minority Caucus: TI Report Validates Our Stand that APC is…
2023: ACF Warns Members against Endorsing Presidential Aspirants
Buying N1.5bn Bullet-proof SUVs Amidst Unpaid Salaries is Wickedness, PDP Tells…
APC Group Pledges Support for Sani Musa as National Chairman
UBE Insists FCT Not Owing as Teachers Begin Indefinite Strike
Judge: ICPC Lacks Power to Freeze Bank Accounts Without Court Order
#EndSARS: Makinde Receives Panel Report, Assures on Quick Implementation
CSO Petitions N’Assembly, Kicks against Gumus’ Confirmation as INEC Commissioner
APC Holds Ekiti State Gov’ship Primary Today
GAGE Award Calls for Nomination, to Reward Tech Innovators
MAKING THE SCORE WITH LAGOS’ RED LINE
Okello Oculi canvasses a special all-Africa summit on redemption of Sudan
Zock: Youths Can Only Change Things If They Join Politics
United Nigeria Airlines to Invest in Enugu
Okorocha Declares Presidential Ambition
Court Declares Deductions from Federation Account to Fund FG’s Agencies Unconstitutional
Senate Passes Bill on Infectious, Contagious Diseases
Local Content: Senate Flays NCDMB over $10bn Gas Project
FEC Okays N64.687bn Contracts for 16 Road Projects in FCT, …
HANIFA ABUBAKAR AND THE HEART OF EVIL
Appear or Pay N18.4bn Compensation to Host Communities, Senate Threatens NLNG
United Nigeria Airlines to Expand across Nigeria
Senate Okays Federal University in Taraba
Katsina LG Polls: PDP Insists on Electronic Transmission of Results
Man Gets Life Imprisonment for Defiling Neighbour’s Three-year-old Daughter
Senate Boosts NIMET Powers with Metrological Bill
Senate Approves N215.8bn Budget for FIRS in 2022
FG to Spend N3trn on Fuel Subsidy in 2022
Edo Demands Closure of Gender Gap
NCDC Activates National Emergency Response against Lassa Fever
AON Calls for Removal of NCAA from Civil Service Salary Structure
Lagos Gets Approval for Two New Universities
Nasarawa APC Stakeholders Endorse Al-Makura for Party Chairmanship Race
Edo Group Takes Afegbua to Task over Comments on Atiku
House Flays Resurgence of Military Coups in West Africa
Senate President to Inaugurate Multi-million Naira Mini Sports Centre in A’Ibom
Former Secretary to Lagos Govt, Adeniran-Ogunsanya, is Dead
Osun 2022: Oyetola Collects Nomination Forms to Seek Reelection
Ebonyi Declares Ex-House Member Wanted for Inciting Comments on Facebook
Bauchi CJ Swears in 31 Commissioners of Oath for Sharia Court…
Senate Passes Bill to Amend Federal Airports Authority Act
Kano Agro-pastoral Projects Earmark N10.9bn for Crops Intervention
Buhari is Fully Committed to Nigeria’s Progress as a Nation, Says…
LG Polls: Masari Calls on APC Members to Shun Dispute
Climate Campaigner Tasks African Youths on Cleaner Environment
Adamawa Jail Delivery Committee Releases 119 Inmates
FG: Over 14 Million Nigerians Have Received First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccines
Bolt Announces Car Winners from Driver League Challenge
9mobile Delights Customers with Special TikTok Data Offers
Nigerian FinTech Records 100,000 Users on its Lending Platform
Konga Rolls Out Free Delivery Campaign for Shoppers
NGO Calls for Child Protection in Schools
How Delta Tech Africa Simplified ISO Certification Processes
Oladunjoye: ‘Abiodun Will Do More for Ogun’
Adeyeye: Fayemi Benefited from Zoning, He Can’t Turn Against it Now
Princewill: ‘2023 May Not be About Party, It May be About…
Why Nigeria “Can’t” Remove Fuel Subsidy: The Danger of Political Corruption0
Adeboye at 80: RCCG Offers Free Surgery for Cleft Lip, Palate Patients
As Our Mother, Justina Odibo Departs, Heaven Rejoices
New Trustees for Chude&Ego Foundation
Scorecard for the Nigerian Air Force in the Last 12 Months
GONORRHEA AND INFERTILITY (Part 2)
Medical Expert Implores Women with Uterine Fibroid to Embrace Non-invasive Treatment
Masari’s Priceless Gift of Sight to Cataract Patients
Giving Bite to Fight against Diseases, Poverty Globally
Organisation Calls for More Focus on Children’s Mental Health
Barca to Raise €100m for Haaland Transfer
Martial Explains His Loan Move to Sevilla
Two AFCON Matches Moved from Douala to Yaounde
Concussion: Senegal Criticised for Allowing Mane to Continue Play
AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS Mo Salah Shoots Egypt into Q’finals to Face Morocco
NCAC Endorses 23rd IBB Ladies Open Championship
Of Super Eagles and Buhari’s Call
Editorial
DEALING WITH THE CANCER SCOURGE

The Nation

Ebonyi brings 15-count charge against PDP spokesman
Corps member donates furniture to pupils learning on bare floor
Joy as pupils orphaned by insurgency complete primary education
Oldest UNILAG PhD graduate hopes to make three-wheelers safer
COVID-19 test: Presidential panel deactivates 200 defaulters’ passports
Govt to fund petrol subsidy with N3 trillion in one year FEC okays N2.557tr supplementary budget
$24m fraud: Hushpuppi may get 20 years jail on Valentine’s Day
2023: Saraki, Okorocha indicate interest to run
Court stops deduction of police funds from Federation Account
Eschew unethical practices, students told
VC tasks new SUG on performance
Obanikoro, others credit school for success, inaugurate e-library
Ebonyi brings 15-count charge against PDP spokesman
Corps member donates furniture to pupils learning on bare floor
Joy as pupils orphaned by insurgency complete primary education
Lassa kills 26 in three weeks, says NCDC
Police rescue two kidnap victims in Edo
Hanifa: Minister praises Kano’s effort
Delta police nab six kidnap, robbery suspects
Gunmen kidnap Jonathan’s cousin in Bayelsa
Inspector, two others killed in a gun duel with bandits
Fitch affirms Ecobank’s stable outlook
Interswitch backs NITDA on data protection
Electioneering may worsen foreign portfolio outflows
EDITORIAL
Security votes
Sammie Okposo pulls down apology post
Jaruma remanded after Regina Daniel’s husband petition
Mo Salah spot kick sends Egypt to Q-Finals
Sadio Mane upbeat after concussion against Cape Verde
Msakni tips Tunisia for AFCON title
Power is not dished a la carte
Olatunji Ololade Jan 27, 2022
Haunted by fear of the truth

The Punch

Moderna begins trial of Omicron-specific vaccine booster
Olympic champion Csollany who opposed vaccination dies of COVID-19
COVID-19: Argentina coach Scaloni to miss Chile trip
AFCON 2021 quarter-finals full fixtures
MC Oluomo has no right to Lagos kingship stool – Royal family
Govs, NLC doubt fuel consumption, NNPC demands N3tn for subsidy
Tinubu graduated from our school, says Chicago university
PSC orders fresh probe into Kyari’s link to Hushpuppi
Abductors of Cross River boat travellers insist on N36m ransom
Alleged sexual assault: Baba Ijesha drops no-case submission, opens defence Feb 17
Hoodlums invade Ogun community, kill guard, loot houses
Petrol landing cost rises to N282/litre, oil hits $90
Prepare for unstable loan markets, IMF tells Nigeria, others
Modular refineries suffer delay on funding concerns
Senate grills NCDMB officials over $10bn Train 7 gas project
As leader, Ugwuanyi has right to choose successor, says Nnamani
Reps minority caucus backs TI report on Nigeria
Ezekwesili’s panel won’t come out with wish list – Soludo’s aide
Arsenal, Newcastle ready to pay €70m for Osimhen
How I began journey as single mum – Actress Iyabo Ojo
Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin engaged to girlfriend Brenda Song
Men should have no say over what women do with their bodies – BBNaija Angel
National film board censored over 2,000 movies in 2021 – Director

Leadership

Constitution Review: Reps Recommend 111 Additional Seats For Women
NEDC Budgets $6.7bn For Rebuilding North East
Olujimi Pulls Out Of Ekiti PDP Governorship Primaries
Senate Approves N215.8bn 2022 Budget For FIRS
Reps Demand 10-year Plan To Produce Electric Car
NEDC Budgets $6.7bn For Rebuilding North East
Gunmen Abduct Jonathan’s Cousin In Bayelsa
Presidency Tasks Directorate Cadre Officers On Professionalism
Board Of Fellows Honours New PSN Chairman
Fuel Subsidy: Heat Turns On NNPC As Governors, NLC Query Consumption Figures
Court Stops Federal Govt’s Deductions From Federation Account To Fund Own Agencies
Ganduje/Shekarau Feud: Buni Leads APC Reconciliation Team
Federal Govt Reverses EFCC, NFIU’s Retention Of 10% Recovered Loot
Olu Of Warri Meets PMB Over NDDC’s Board, 4 Ports
How We Found Abandoned Rivers’ Aircraft In Germany – Wike
2023: Stop Endorsing Aspirants, ACF Warns Members
JUST-IN: Soldiers Arrest 105 Suspected Political Thugs In Ekiti
2023 Presidency: Group Warns PDP Against Fielding Northern Candidate
APC Chieftain Urges Nigerians To Reject Indecisive Leaders
IMF Insists On Subsidy Removal Despite Federal Govt Suspension
Airlines Crash Ticket Fares After Yuletide, New Year Sales
‘Africa Needs 30m Graduates Yearly To Drive Projects Economy’
NLNG Seeks Mid/Downstream Regulator’s Partnership To Boost Gas Supply, Investment
Dangote Retains Africa’s Richest Person With $13.9bn Value
Stock Market Advances By N6bn
NCAA Upgrades Anambra Airport, Approves Operation Of Boeing 737-700, Others
Dangote Group: The Widening Impacts Of A Conglomerate
Hockey Nations Cup: Nigeria Beat Kenya To Win Bronze
EDITORIAL: Menace Of Crude Oil Theft
The Nigerian Armed Forces; For God, Family, And Country

The Sun

2022: NNPC presents N3trn subsidy bill to FEC
Nigeria may face dearth of policemen in future – Smith
Okorocha, Saraki join 2023 Presidential race
Enugu 2023: Ugwuanyi’ll choose successor, ex-gov Nnamani insists
2023: Presidential ticket not zoned to any region, says party chair -Buni
Rivers floors FG over police trust fund deduction
Police confirm arrest of 105 suspected thugs in Ekiti
Lassa fever: NCDC activates emergency operations to combat outbreak in 11 states
Court orders Customs to release Beninoise traders’ trucks, palm kernel cake
Lagos royal family selects 33-year-old as Olu of Ikeja
Rivers: Amaechi denies abandoning state-owned aircraft in Germany
Shake-up in Navy, new PSOs, FOCs, others appointed
2023: North has no candidate, says ACF
2023: Presidential ticket not zoned to any region, says party chair -Buni
Ebubeagu activities crippling businesses in Ebonyi –PDP
Police confirm arrest of 105 suspected thugs in Ekiti
India highest employer of labour in Nigeria – Envoy
Airline operators write Senate over air safety, wants NCAA removed from civil service structure
Air Peace deploys new E195-E2, B737 on Anambra route
Shun loan sharks, Emefiele advises Nigerians
Benin ready, safe for NBBF Elective Congress, Edo Basketball Association declares
Buhari wishes Nigerian athletes success at Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games
Zoning as political solution in Enugu
Conversations with fellow Nigerians
Arthur Eze: Court remands 2 brothers in Kuje prison
UK resumes priority visas for work, study routes
Enugu 2023: Ugwuanyi’ll choose successor, ex-gov Nnamani insists
… I’ve not endorsed any aspirant –Nwobodo
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