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News Headlines Jan 31, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria‘s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

February… A ruling party’s month of decisions
AFCON 2021: CAF lifts suspension on Olembe Stadium
BREAKING: Rumpus as Gov Emmanuel unveils preferred successor
Buhari celebrates Onyeka Onwenu at 70
11 killed, 30 houses burnt as gunmen attack Zangon Kataf
Popular skitmaker Isbae U faces alleged sex-for-skits scandal
PZ Cussons pays N992.6m dividend to shareholders
‘Digital assets can stimulate capital formation’
Airtel Africa joins FTSE 100
Sterling Bank holds awards for young tech founders
Nigerians to pay more for chicken, fish
NIMASA generates over N108b revenue
Satellite to play key role in 5G rollout
‘Why most SMEs fail in three years’
NETCO empowers youths
NALDA farm estate to empower 400 in Abia
AIB partners NCAT on manpower development
Notore grows turnover by 43% to N27b
Wizkid speaks on new album
Twin brothers allegedly defile 10-year-old girl in Anambra
Police arrest three suspects for allegedly, stealing, vandalising…
Davido remembers late aide Obama DMW on posthumous 40th birthday
AY’s wife opens up on three miscarriages, anal bleeding
I can’t be under pressure to remain relevant – Reminisce
Why I don’t follow anyone on Instagram, by Jim Iyke…
EDITORIAL
Hemorrhage
Typically NLNG
Rat-tled
SGBV: How Families Undermine Victims’ Effort To Access Justice
Man arrested after Man Utd suspend Mason Greenwood
Aubameyang agrees loan transfer with Barcelona but Dembele…
Oyebanji, Kolawole: Who succeeds Fayemi?
Ekiti 2022: Fayose, Ayu sold out PDP to APC, Oni…
PDP appoints Anenih, Chidoka, Ozigbo for Anambra…
Abubakar’s stained hands
Subsidy suspension; stale logic
Igbo mistaken on 2023 presidency

The Punch

CSO laments ‘missing’ electoral materials in Anambra
JAMB spokesperson sues broadcaster for defamation, demand N6bn
104,403 northerners, 23,088 southerners apply for police recruitment
42 labs failed to test COVID-19 samples, send results – NCDC
Presidency: APC in dilemma over zoning, may throw race open
FG must justify fresh N3tn vote, others for fuel subsidy – Senate
Fayose, Oni clash, allege sellout, rigging over Ekiti PDP primary
Protest as Anambra trader pays apprentice N100,000 after nine-year service
NDLEA seizes 48,000 tramadol tabs, 22 UK, France, Portugal passports
Ogun police arrest three for vandalising telecoms mast
Delta man flees after quarreling with wife, killing husband with wood
Senate invites 62 revenue-generating agencies over low remittances
Refineries rehabilitation gulped N100bn in 2021, says NNPC
Transport fares jump by 283% amid rising fuel subsidy – NBS report
Sanwo-Olu outlines importance of Ojota-Opebi Link Bridge
Ekiti APC primary didn’t hold, we’ll challenge outcome – Bamidele
You’re a champion, come work with us, Lawan tells Akwa Ibom gov
Suspended Kano anti-graft agency boss dumps APC for PDP
Canada stun US 2-0 to close in on World Cup qualification
Mane shines as Senegal beat Equatorial Guinea to enter AFCON semis
Tunisia fire coach Kebaier after AFCON exit
Newcastle sign Brazil midfielder Guimaraes from Lyon

Leadership

11 Killed, Others Injured In Southern Kaduna Attack
AFCON: Egypt Edge Out Morocco, Face Cameroon In Semi-final
Terrorists Flee, Abandon Trucks As Troops Clear Enclaves
Alleged Defamation: JAMB Spokesman Sues Human Rights Radio, Demands N6bn
Army Keeps Mum Over Attack On Soldiers In Rivers
APC Has A Flawed Reward System – Princewill
Manchester United Ban Greenwood Indefinitely Over Alleged Assault
NDLEA Arrests 3 Trans-border Traffickers With 48,000 Tramadol Tabs
Aborted Zamfara Trip: Presidency Explains Reasons, Blasts PDP
Employment: KWASU VC Urges Youths To Embrace ICT
We Want You To Defect To APC, Lawan Tells Akwa Ibom Gov
Our Prosperity In The Custody Of Subsidy
APC, PDP Should Zone Presidency To South East – Okeke
Cement Manufacturers Vow To Upscale Production, Crash Prices
USADF Backs 13 Off-grid Start-ups In Nigeria
Royal Exchange General Appoints 3 New Executives
Power Sector Roadmap Needs Recalibration – MOMAS
Driving Infrastructure Devt For Economic Diversification
Analysts Expect Stock Market Uptrend This Week
Manchester United Ban Greenwood Indefinitely Over Alleged Assault
Chelsea, Man Utd Prepare For Bidding War
Delta State League, Bet9ja Sign Deal

The Sun

Alleged contempt: Finance minister, others face committal trial today
IPOB: Abia court judgment’ll facilitate Kanu’s release –Lawyer
Gunmen go haywire in Niger, kill 11 joint security taskforce members, several others injured
Niger: Terrorists on rampage, kill 7 top JTF commanders, others
APC convention: Feb. 26 date threatened as CECPC mulls March option
2023: Disquiet in Akwa Ibom as Udom presents Umo Eno as ‘God anointed’ candidate
Ugwuanyi reiterates support for security agencies for effective discharge of duties
Zamfara canceled trip: PDP saying Buhari should have gone by road mischievous –Presidency
Insecurity: Peace’ll return to all affected communities soon –Osinbajo
NDLEA arrests 3 with 48,000 tablets of Tramadol in Adamawa, intercepts 1,229kg imported cannabis in Lagos
2021 police recruitment: Screening commences tomorrow in Lagos
Police nab 5 suspects for Ile-Ife, Ilesa crises
2023: Igbo group appeals to non-S’East indigenes to shelve ambition
Ekiti guber: APC primary was hijacked, compromised -Bamidele
2023: Desist from political prophecy, Kaigama tells religious leaders
Plateau: PDP’ll produce better govt in 2023 –Gyang
NADDC DG, NAMA, stakeholders hail Soludo for pledging patronage of Innoson vehicles
Boost for auto industry as Dangote PAN begins Peugeot assembly in Kaduna
LSG diverts traffic at Yaba for Red Line 1
China Business Council signs MoU with Lagos Chamber of Commerce
Labour minister cautions training beneficiaries against selling empowerment items
Corruption: Left or Right
Doc, My son is mad
Communicating the blessing
AFCON, Eagles and religious syncretism
Fervent in love
Ndigbo, 2023 and parties presidential permutations 2
Ikpeazu commended on urban renewal programme
Mbadiwe hails Buhari over suspension of fuel subsidy removal
… President greets Onwenu at 70
China Business Council signs MoU with Lagos Chamber of Commerce
N450m rice factory commences operation in Imo
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Vanguard

Boko Haram releases four Chibok girls from captivity
Update: Gunmen kill 11, set ablaze over 30 houses in fresh Southern Kaduna attack
Why bandits are now classified as terrorists — Osinbajo
I will challenge Ekiti APC gov primary legally — Bamidele
Insecurity: History and bleeding of the North
Unlawful Detention: Akwa Ibom NUT announces reopening of Schools today
Alleged defamation: JAMB PRO drags Ahmed Isah, Human Rights Radio to court
The merits in power shift to Southern Nigeria
The plight of Nigerian workers [opinion]
Presidential election campaign researchers look at 2015 and 2019
Obaseki’s former Chief of Staff declares for House of Representatives
If Nigeria were a democracy
Lawmakers as rigging addicts
Group educates Nigeria startup ecosystem on Nigeria startup bill
We ‘re committed to making Niger Delta region better-Tunji-Ojo
Law barring littering of polythene underway in Nasarawa — Commissioner
FG saves N124bn yearly from IPPIS, digitalisation — HoS
2023: Utomi, Na’Abba, Agbakoba’s mega party issues APC, PDP quit notice
Why LASTMA personnel are hated by many
Attacks on Adeleke can destroy Osun PDP — Party Chieftain warns
Senate Constitution Review Committee bows to Buhari, rejects State Police
Police arrest 5 suspects over killings, robbery in Osun
2023: APC not sellable —Ondo Senator
2023: Shun purported report on plans to replace Sanwo-Olu — Governance Council
Yobe govt debunks report of crisis, churches burning
PDP’s attack on Buhari over cancellation of Zamfara visit, shameful, disgraceful — Presidency
Gunmen burn 10 sleeping locals in Southern Kaduna
Ortom vows drastic action against illegal tax collectors on Benue highways
2023: Your credibility, international recognition ‘ll be rubbished if…― Ewuga tells Jonathan
Assessment: Lagos EKOEXCEL records impressive performance in 2yrs- Report
We have no moles in our party — Kebbi PDP chieftain
I will challenge Ekiti APC gov primary legally — Bamidele
Boko Haram releases four Chibok girls from captivity
Catch and kill them, only solution to banditry – Katsina Emir
Mason Greenwood arrested, suspended indefinitely by Man United over allegations of rape, assault
Osinbajo, Buni to lead over 1, 000 youths at APC national students’ conference
Why bandits are now classified as terrorists — Osinbajo
Embattled Kano anti-graft Chair, defects to PDP; gives reasons
APC no longer a political party, but election platform — Ex-PGF DG laments
2023: Egbo jettisons guber ambition, says APC tickets worthless in Delta
2023: APC beams searchlight on PDP governors, woos Udom Emmanuel
80 persons arrested for violating environmental laws in Ondo
Traffic Rules: Lagos task force to begin clampdown on ‘okada’ riders, passengers
[Breaking] Australian Open: Rafael Nadal beats Medvedev to win 21st Grand Slam title
NBA Africa, Hennessy to host First NBA Crossover lifestyle event in Africa
[Opinion] Euro-Americo-Asian development experience: Lessons for Africa

ThisDay

2022: Nigerian Women in Tech Break New Grounds
95 Days after Launch, eNaira Wallets’ Download Near 700,000
NNPC Pays $452.5m Cash Call Arrears to IOCs in One Year
Outrage over Plot in PDP to Shun Power Shift to South
APC Caretaker Committee Meets This Week to Decide Zoning of Offices
95 Days after Launch, eNaira Wallets’ Download Near 700,000
Technical Staff Leaving NCAA Due to Poor Salary, Says DG
Jonathan Eulogises NNPC/Belemaoil’s Commitment to Community Development
SSANU Seeks Unbundling of IPPIS for Effective Operation
Moderna Launches Clinical Trials for HIV Vaccine
Marafa: Nobody Can Send Yari and I Out of APC
Again, Nigeria Loses 6.5m Barrels of Oil to Force Majeure, Sabotage…
Umahi Unleashing Terror on Opposition, PDP Alleges
137 MDAs Didn’t Submit Audited Reports to Auditor-General in Three Years
Bayelsa to Inaugurate over 20 Projects to Mark Diri’s Second Anniversary
Bandits Kill 10, Burn Houses in Attack on Kaduna Community
Bamidele: I’ll Challenge Ekiti APC Governorship Primary
Ekiti PDP Primary: Oni Accuses Ayu’s NWC, Fayose of Sellout
Benue State Tackles Buhari, Says Nigerians Regretting Voting President
Osinbajo: How Committed, Visionary Leadership Can Impact Generations
Ohuabunwa: My Presidency Will End Biafra Agitations
Gunmen Kill One Soldier, Injure Two Others in Rivers
Ugwuanyi Reiterates Continuous Support for Security Agencies
NDLEA Arrests Nigeria-Cameroon Trans-border Drug Traffickers
2023: PDP Positioned to Win Ogun, Says Party Chieftain
SMEDAN Boss Laments Poor Reading Culture among Students
Ex-Bayelsa Commissioner Urges Kinsmen to Shun Criminality
Osinbajo: Masses, Not Legal Profession Own Nigeria’s Justice System
2023: Obaseki’s Ex-Chief of Staff, Akerele, to Contest for House’s Seat
Kogi Gov Restates Commitment to Education
Residents Urge IG to Fish Out Killers of Two Teenagers in…
Electoral Bill Pegs Presidential Campaign Spending at N5bn
Report: $9.2trn Annual Investment Needed to Achieve Net-zero By 2050
Come and Work with Us, Lawan Begs Emmanuel to Join APC
Presidency to PDP: Don’t Trivialise Buhari’s Aborted Visit to Zamfara
Merchants of Hate Selling Purported Plan to Replace Sanwo-Olu, Declares GAC
PANDEMIC ENVIRONMENT AND SMALL BUSINESSES
NIGERIA AND THE SUBSIDY SANDSTORM
APC’s Presidential ticket and the Early Risers
NCAA Grants Xejet Airline AOC
US Consulate, Religious Leaders Launch Anti-corruption Website in Nigeria
FG’s Designation of Bandits as Terrorists to End Insecurity in Nigeria,…
Bandits Invade Niger Community, Kill 12 Special Taskforce Personnel
SMEDAN Boss Laments Poor Reading Culture among Students⁷
Osinbajo: How Committed, Visionary Leadership can Impact Generations
Buhari Commiserates with Innoson Group Boss, Innocent Chukwuma, over Mother’s Demise
Bamidele: I will Challenge Ekiti APC Gov Primary Legally
UNILAG Inaugurates Business School Alumni
Bandits Kill 10, Burn Houses in Attack on Kaduna Community
Rivers Destroys 27 Illegal Refinery Sites, Arrests Eight
Don’t Destroy Posters of Opposition Candidates, Bauchi Gov Tells Supporters
Clark: I’ll Support Saraki If South Fails to Produce Candidate
Legal Luminaries to Lecture UNILAG Law Students at Maiden Reunion
Gombe Police Arrest Four Béninoise for Internet Fraud
Loko imo ⁸
Business
Rice Leads the Charge in Agric Revolution
Economics of Recovery and Recovery of Economics: A Peep into Nigeria
As BUA Boosts Nigeria’s Cement Production Capacity
Enterprise Asset Leasing to Boost Fleet Operations for Corporates, SMEs’ Funding
Why is Buhari Unusually Quiet on Promise to Inaugurate NDDC…
WACOT Rice to Complete Expansion of 120,000-ton Mill in 15 Months
All Eyes on Buhari over Electoral Bill
Navy Foils Attempt by 20 Foreign Nationals to Ship in N120M Worth of Indian Hemp
Rotimi Amaechi as ‘The Trusted One of Daura’
Illegal Refinery Activities, Gas Flaring and Danger Posed on Rivers Residents
Zazoo and A Lyricist’s Language Hurdle
OIL IS OWNED BY NIGER DELTA
De Beek Set to Join Everton on Loan
Colombia Winger, Diaz, Joins Liverpool from Porto
Newcastle Sign Brazilian Guimaraes from Lyon
ITTF RANKING Aruna Sets New African Record, Hits Top 11
AUSTRALIA OPEN Nadal Claims Record-breaking 21st Grand Slam Title
Barkindo: The Last Wiseman Standing in OPEC
We Won’t Live to Regret It
Editorial
THE NEVER-ENDING FUEL SUBSIDY PALAVER

The Guardian

Only 2.5m motorists captured as insurers plan N7,500 for third-party
In fresh attacks, bandits kill dozens in Kaduna, Niger
Movement demands information on N3tr fuel subsidy
SSANU gives FG February deadline to settle minimum wage, IPPIS
It’s Egypt versus Cameroon semifinals as Pharaohs silence Atlas Lions
CBN slashes ATM withdrawal, inter-bank transfer charges
African Union suspends Burkina Faso after coup
NAFDAC calls for more support for herbal medicine development
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to face new trial for electoral fraud
Lawan woos Emmanuel as influential council backs Sanwo-Olu on re-election
Ohanaeze warns of danger if North succeeds Buhari in 2023
Lagos Police Command begins screening exercise for applicants
Jonathan, Jack-Rich urge oil firms to impact host Niger Delta communities
Obaseki extends street light-up project to Edo north
Egypt and Senegal into AFCON semis as crush stadium confirmed as venue for final
Empower Eguavoen now, editors urge NFF
Tunisia coach Kebaier sacked after Cup of Nations exit
Mane and Senegal march on to Cup of Nations semis
Nadal beats Medvedev for record 21st grand slam
Aruna is 11th world best in ITTF’s latest ranking
CBN slashes ATM withdrawal, inter-bank transfer charges
African Union suspends Burkina Faso after coup
All Products Are Equal But Some Products Are More Equal Than Others
NAFDAC calls for more support for herbal medicine development
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Daily Trust

Asari Dokubo: IPOB Is Worse Than A Terrorist Organisation
Dozens Killed In Niger, Katsina, Kaduna Attacks
The Many ‘Sins’ That Landed VON DG In EFCC Net
Ekiti Gov’ship: Anger Over Outcomes Of APC, PDP Primaries
2023 Presidency: Age Not On Atiku’s Side – Bala Mohammed
I Joined PDP Because Of Political Mess In Kano – Suspended Anti-Graft Boss
Professor Zulum And His ‘Empty Seat Of Power’
Health Insurance: HMO Must Pay Hospitals
Witnessing The Remorse Of A Secessionist
Gender Inclusion For Uneducated Nigerian Woman Voter?
281 Nigerians Crypto Account Restricted On Security Concern
5G Rollout: NCAA Allays Fears On Flight Operations
How Navy Recovered N67bn Worth Of Crude, AGO In 2021
Emefiele Flag Off 100 For 100 Policy On Production And Productivity Today
Why It’s Difficult To Block Revenue Leakage In States – Katsina IGR Boss
CBN Reduces ATM, Interbank Transfer Charges
Notore Revenue Grows By 43% To N27bn
Rabmot Commences Online Vehicle Licence Renewal Services
Kano Agro-Pastoral Project To Set Up 500 Milk Collection Centres
IGR: Kwara Rakes In N26.9bn In One Year
Gov Sule Solicits Additional CBN Loans For Farmers
Fidelity Bank Rewards Customers In GAIM 5 Promo
NIMASA Paid N37.7bn To Federation Account In 2021 – Jamoh
Entrepreneurship Success: Contract Negotiations (II)
‘Nigeria Will Never Go Into Recession If Real Estate Sector Is Stabilised’
Appeal Court Dismisses Case Against Owners Of Abuja Estate
Unveiling Of Udom Emmanuel’s Anointed Candidate Tears Akwa Ibom PDP Apart
Insecurity: Masari And I Don’t Sleep With Our Eyes Closed, Katsina Emir Tells VP
Suspended Anti-Graft Boss: I Joined PDP Because Of The Political Mess In Kano
Many Killed, Houses Burnt In Fresh Niger Attacks
Babangida Aliyu: Some Northerners Made It Impossible For Jonathan To Crush Boko Haram
N788bn Earned Profit: Dangote, 4 Other Firms To Watch This Year
Dozens Killed In Niger, Katsina, Kaduna Attacks
Defamation: JAMB PRO Files N6bn Suit Against Ahmed Isah, Human Rights Radio
Basil Ejidike Elected Chairman Of Anambra APC
Youth, Women Critical Demographics For 2023 Election — INEC Chairman
How Committed, Visionary Leadership Can Impact Generations – Osinbajo
281 Nigerians Crypto Account Restricted On Security Concern
5G Rollout: NCAA Allays Fears On Flight Operations
Ekiti Gov’ship: Anger Over Outcomes Of APC, PDP Primaries
2023 Presidency: Age Not On Atiku’s Side – Bala Mohammed
2023: Tricky Storms Before Atiku
2023 Presidency: I’ll Declare My Ambition In April, Says Ngige
Remo Stars, Rivers Utd Maintain Unbeaten Run After 1-1 Draw In Ikenne
Aruna Emerges 11th Best Table Tennis Player In The World
Kano Warriors Beat Nasarawa State At Africa Dambe Fight Night
Nadal Beats Medvedev To Win Record 21st Grand Slam Title
Egypt, Senegal Triumph Over Morocco, E/Guina To Reach Semi-Finals
Editorial: Scandalous U-Turn On Fuel Subsidy

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