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News Headlines Feb 3, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Buhari Rejoices with ARISE News Channel on Its 10th Anniversary
NNPC: Lingering Fuel Scarcity Not Deliberate Attempt to Influence, Scuttle Elections
Breaking: 2 Dead, Scores Trapped as commercial Complex Collapses in Abuja
FG, Daewoo Sign Deal for Maintenance of Kaduna Refinery for $740million
Constitution Review: NILDS Urges Oyo, Sokoto, Seven Others to Vote for LG Autonomy
El-Rufai Insists Forces in Villa Working against APC, Tinubu’s Poll Victory
Coronation Merchant Bank Urges FG to Strengthen Debt Management Framework
Breaking: CBN Directs Banks to Pay Redesigned Notes over the Counter
Thousands of Nigerians Join Landmark Lawsuit against Shell in UK
UK Govt Turned Down Our Request to Repatriate Diezani Madueke, Says INTERPOL
Property Tussle: Court Clears Coast to Hear Suit against ex-NASS Clerk, Omolori
FG Earned $18bn from Export of Urea Fertilizer, Ginger, Sesame in Seven Years
FAAN Moves to Make Nigeria Major Player in Cargo Freighting
Experts Call for Regulation on Reporting Cybersecurity Attacks
Aviation Minister, Sirika Clinches NIGAV Award
SEC Reiterates Commitment to Step up Investor Education
Phillips Consulting Urges PR Practitioners to Embrace Innovation
NAMA Collaborates with NIGCOMSAT to Expand Its Satellite-based Navigation System, Improve Safety in Flight Operations
Wakanow Partners ValueJet to Boost Local Flight Inventory
Parthian Partners Pays Coupon on its N10bn Bond
As Abia PDP Elects New Governorship Candidate Saturday…
Global Perspectives on Nigeria’s Fresh Leadership Quest
Police ‘Scorpion’ Squad and the Killing of Tyre
Ogun 2023, Yewaland and Political Merchants
Omo-Agege: I Have All It Takes to Win Delta Governorship Seat
Major General Victor Ezugwu: Building Nigeria’s First Indigenous Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected Armoured Carrier
Five Young Entrepreneurs Get N5 Million in Grants
14-Year-Old Nigerian Wins Global Face of Africa Fashion Pageant
Rísé.ng, Surulere LGA Partner to Empower 1,000 Artisans, Vendors
CDIAL Unveil Dictionary of Modern Word in Nigerian Major Languages
The Voice Nigeria S4: The Knockout Stage is Set
BBTitans Update: Yemi Cregx, Khosi and Blue Aiva’s Relationship is Like a Pyramid, Says Sandra
Ooni of Ife Goes Hollywood
Genoveva Umeh, Gbubemi Ejeye Join MTV Shuga Naija Cast
Nigerian Billionaire, Dozy Mmobuosi, Nears £90m Takeover of Sheffield Utd
NPFL: IMC Slams Bayelsa Utd, El Kanemi with Points Deductions, Fines
Korblah Wins N10m Acutech Pro-Am Golf in Lagos
Ethiopia’s Worku Leads World-class Runners to 2023 Lagos City Marathon
Varane Retires from International Football
Rape Charges Dropped against Mason Greenwood
40 Countries May Boycott Paris 2024 Olympic Games
Fireworks Expected as Flying Eagles Tackle Junior Chipolopolo
2023 Election: Prophets, Pollsters and Endorsers

The Nation

El-Rufai, Fashola: Buhari’s backing for Tinubu solid
•President supporting APC candidate, says Lai Mohammed•‘No split in APC’
CBN pegs daily withdrawal across counter at N20,000
We will work until Tinubu, other APC candidates win, says el-Rufai
Why we cancelled approved venue for Atiku’s rally, by Wike
Edwin Clark slams Okowa, asks governor to quit race as running mate
Buhari seeks stricter border policing to end terrorism, arms influx
UK rejected request to extradite Dieziani, says Interpol
APC candidate restates commitment to job creation, credit facility for businesses
Fed Govt, World bank partner on six-year livestock project
A young fashion entrepreneur’s daring push
PDP, Atiku will take Nigeria back to food importation era, says APC PCC
Community appreciates Sanwo-Olu
ITF launches framework for national apprenticeship, traineeship system
Tension mounts over Imo senatorial elections
‘Edo electorate will punish PDP for Obaseki’s failure’
You got it wrong, Zainab tells Moody on ‘susprise’ downgrade
Firms launch storage facility for smallholder farmers
Insecurity, Naira fluctuation cause Customs N400b shortfall
139 firms qualify for next phase of gas flare bid
Naira Marley acquires 10th house, thanks Allah
New naira notes: Where do we go from here?
Labour Party’s illusion and politics of deceit
Ogun: Yewaland and political merchants
Something’s got to give
Fuel scarcity, currency swap and antics of enemies within
No fuel: One day in the life of a Nigerian
Chaotic dominant political parties

The Punch

10 facts about Mmobuosi, Nigerian billionaire seeking to buy Sheffield
Nigerians will vote in peaceful atmosphere, says Buhari
New naira crisis: Aso Rock forces inciting Nigerians against APC – El-Rufai
UK turned down Diezani’s extradition request, says AIG
Vandi asked me to replace his bullet – Inspector
Sex tape: Court awards N5m against ‘classless’ Oxlade
20-year-old apprentice kills master, dumps corpse in well
Pump-action guns found in Ogboni leader’s Lagos house
Vandi asked me to replace his bullet – Inspector
Soldiers rescue 30 Kaduna travellers
Three killed as Abuja building collapses after extra floor
139 investors set to commercialise gas flares – FG
Smuggling: Govt shuts 270 filling stations, deploys DSS
NNPCL, Daewoo sign N342bn Kaduna refinery rehabilitation deal
Nigerians will vote in peaceful atmosphere, says Buhari
…says porous borders prolonging anti-terrorism fight
Probe Rep candidate’s credentials, group asks PDP
Court orders INEC to accept LP candidates
PDP loses bid to nullify Oyetola’s candidacy
Lagos campaign attacks: PDP, the aggressor playing victim, says commissioner
NPFL: Bayelsa United suffer three-point deduction, fined N1.7m
Joshua in talks to face Ngannou
Editorial: Economic impact of CBN lending rate hike
PUNCH Panorama: Orderliness & new Naira policy implementation
Ebora fights Artikú over special purpose vehicle
Nigeria, here comes your ‘messiah’
January coup and a professor’s indelicate submission (1)
Voters’ apathy and 2023 elections
Physically-challenged persons lament hostile environment, discrimination against political dreams
Lamentation as helpless flood victims cry over unfulfilled govt promises
Uncertain future: MSMEs shun insurance cover, grounded by fire accidents
Delta school owners protest annual levy renewal
Quality education solution to illegal migration, trafficking – Edom
Tech-based teaching will reform schools, says Bayelsa
Reviewed curriculum, e-books will promote learning – Sanwo-Olu


2 Die, Many Trapped In Abuja Building Collapse
2023 Presidency: 22 Days To Go, PDP Accuses Wike Of Working For Tinubu
Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Endorse Peter Obi
Musings After 48 Hours with Raila Odinga
Nigerian Geologist, Omuya, Climbs Mount Kilmanjaro
Tribunal Verdict: Osun Residents Protest In Abuja, Petition NJC
Buhari Congratulates Arise News On 10th Anniversary
NGOs Plan Townhall Meeting With Presidential Candidates
Jigawa Residents Excited Over N17bn Hadejia Irrigation Scheme
NLC Elects New Leaders Feb 7
N15.5bn Debt Judgement: Court Summons Police, Ponzi Scheme Operator
Violence In South East Must Be Crushed – IGP
Naira Swap: Pains Will Soon Be Over, Federal Govt Assures Nigerians
Touts As Revenue Contractors
NiMeT Warns Pilots, Operators Over Poor Visibility In Kano, Bauchi, Others
Nigerian Billionaire, Mmobuosi, Set To Acquire English Club, Sheffield United, In £90m Deal
Leaked Sex Tape: Court Awards N5m Damages Against Singer
Troops Dislodge Bandits, Rescue 30 Kidnap Victims In Kaduna
PDP To Wike: You’ve Directed Your Aides, Others To Vote Tinubu But Lacks Courage To Say It Publicly
Controversial Kano TikToker, Murja Kunya, Remanded In Prison Custody
Atiku: Revocation Of Campaign Venue By Rivers Gov’t Not Surprising – PDP Council
Fragile Borders Fueling Terrorism, Economic Sabotage, Illicit Flow Of Arms – Buhari
Varane Retires From International Football
NILDS Urges 12 States To Pass Local Gov’t Autonomy Bill Into Law
Customs Intercepts Fake $6m From Trans-border Currency Traffickers In Lagos
CBN, Police, Others Vow To Prosecute Traders Of New Naira Notes

Daily Trust

Controversial TikToker, Murja Kunya, Sent To Prison
We Have Bought Weapons With New Notes – Terrorist Leader Boasts
We Are Not Afraid Of Anybody – El-Rufai Dares ‘Villa Cabals’
Kano Mourns Prof. Ibrahim Umar, BUK’s 3rd VC
Vote Your Conscience For Peace – Sultan, CAN President
Court Orders INEC To Accept Labour Party’s Candidates In 24 States
522,000 PVCs Uncollected In Edo – INEC
We’ll Ensure All Those Trapped In Collapsed Building Are Rescued – FCT Police Commissioner
‘Many’ Trapped As Building Collapses In Abuja
Kwankwaso: Poor Nigerians Being Punished, No Bank Will Deny Presidential Candidates Money
CBN Issues Fresh Directive To Banks On New Naira Notes
El-Rufai: One Kaduna LGA will wipe out Peter Obi’s Anambra votes
NNPC Engages Korean Coy On N341bn Kaduna Refinery Repair
Air Peace Begins Abuja-Banjul, Dakar Flights
Cash Swap: CBN Accredits 641 Agents In Kwara
SON Exhibits MANCAP Products In Kano
FG Lauds REA On Renewable Energy Schemes
50,000 Runners To Compete At Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
Nigerian Billionaire Set To Acquire Sheffield Utd In A £90m Deal
Greenwood Attempted Rape Charges Dropped
Fireworks Expected As Flying Eagles Tackle Junior Chipolopolo In Abuja
Varane Retires From International Football
‘Hands Off Africa,’ Pope Francis Tells Rich World
Editorial: Step Up Immunisation To Curtail Diphtheria


Osun Tribunal Judgment: CACOL Commends Members’ Professionalism
Ogun Community Accuses Deeper Christian Life Ministry Of…
Court Jails Man Who Hid Cocaine In Airport Toilet For Five Years
Why We Won’t Suspend Classes For Election – Unilorin VC
Pay Maximum Of N20,000 Redesigned Notes Over The Counter Daily, CBN Orders Banks
Tinubu’s Outburst Yields Results As CBN, NNPC Move To End Naira, Fuel…
Three Feared Dead, 24 Rescued, Several Others Trapped In Abuja Building Collapse
Airlines To Save Quantum Sum On Fuel Consumption After Migration To SBAS — DGCA
Thick Dust Haze To Envelope Katsina, Kano, Yobe, Others For 72 Hours, NiMet…
Diversification Policy: ICT Generated N45.7bn For Govt — Buhari
Currency Swap: Buhari Worried As Nigerians Queue In Banks —…
2023 Polls: Oborevwori Charges Senior Political Appointees…
2023: Godfatherism, Overbearing Party Influence Still…
Customs Intercepts Fake $6m Notes At Seme Border, Dislodges…
Feb 3, 2023
Ogun Community Accuses Deeper Christian Life Ministry
Joao Felix In Contention To Miss Out On Chelsea’s CL Squad
Newcastle Send Fans ‘Strict’ Carabao Cup Warning
Matteo Darmian Signs New Inter Contract
Mbappe To Miss PSG’s CL Match Vs Bayern
BREAKING: Two-Storey Commercial Complex Collapse In Gwarinpa
139 Bidders Qualify For Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme -FG
CPS: 9.8m Pension Subscribers Contribute Total Of N14.99trn…
Eko DisCo Moves Against Assault On Staff
Delta 2023: Oborevwori Charges Senior Political Appointees To Empower Constituent
Folarin Sympathizes With Ibarapa People Over Alleged Killings By PDP Agents
Worku Leads World-Class Runners To Gold-Label Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
BUA Named Sponsor Of 2023 Lagos International Polo Tourney
Volunteers For 8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Embark On Training
Nancy Pelosi Endorses Adam Schiff’s 2024 California Senate Campaign
Shell Profits Hit Record $40bn As Britons Endure Inflation
Israel Launches Fresh Airstrikes On Gaza Strip, Prompting Retaliatory Attacks
Bank Of England Poised For Big Rate Hike To Tame Inflation
American Tourist Arrested For Vandalizing Jesus Statue In Holy Land
An Oil Producing Country Without Fuel
The Umbrage War Between Atiku & Tinubu Campaigns (2)


Ilana Omo Oduduwa: Akintoye’s deputy renounces membership, cut ties with him
2023 Polls: Apostle Suleman tells Nigerians to vote, wait for counting
Why we’ll destroy PDP – chieftain campaigning for Delta’s NNPP candidate states reasons
NiMet raises alarm over deteriorating visibility cause by dust haze
Why we declared Ogboni leader wanted – Police
[JUST IN] Ilana Omo Oduduwa: Akintoye’s deputy renounces membership, cut ties with him
Naira scarcity: Soldiers, UNIBEN students clash in Edo
Prove your mettle, ensure victory for Tinubu, Dayo Israel tells Rivers chapter
Kogi Central: PDP writes Buhari over allegations against Natasha
How safe is Nigeria for the 2023 polls?
Atiku on the right side of history
Mamman Daura and the next president of Nigeria
Muslim community pledges support for next Ogun governor
Fear Allah, fulfill your promises, don tells politicians
NNPP Chairman in Gombe, Maikano dumps party for APC, meets Governor Inuwa
The month of Rajab
NAHCON hajj institute to commence academic activities Feb 7
Naira scarcity: Soldiers, UNIBEN students clash in Edo
3 dead, 20 rescued, over 40 trapped as two-story building collapses in Abuja
Troops rescue 30 kidnapped travelers along Birnin Gwari road
BBTitans: Why I was evicted – Sandra
Why we’ll destroy PDP – chieftain campaigning for Delta’s NNPP candidate states reasons
Elections: We won’t joke with security of our youths on national service, INEC Chairman assures NYSC DG
APC’s chances of winning governorship election in Taraba is very bright, says Kente
My character in ‘Wura’ telenovela exposed me to new challenges – Yomi Fash-Lanso
Kogi Central: PDP writes Buhari over allegations against Natasha

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