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News Headlines Feb 5, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Reviving Savings Culture through Digital Banking
Looking Beyond FIRS’ N10.1tn Tax Haul
Adebayo Adedeji: Winning Edge of Travels and Leisure Mogul
Common Errors about Nigeria (III)
Kenyan Edwin Kibet Wins Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
Work Permit Stops Onuachu’s Premier League Debut
African Continent without the Maghrebin Region, Now a Desideratum: Morocco as an Agent Provocateur
Osun Tribunal Puts INEC on Edge over BVAS
Buhari Inaugurates Agricultural Development Institute to Enhance National Food Security
I Will Campaign for You to Emerge as My Successor, Buhari Assures Tinubu
Monetised Politics, Barrier to Youth Participation Politics in Sokoto
Buhari Mourns Air Commodore Dan Suleiman
Enugu People are Dismayed by Ugwuanyi’s Poor Performance, Says APC Senatorial Candidate
Group Mobilises Support for Sanwo-Olu’s Re-election
Seyi Makinde’s Historic Feat in Oyo
Wike’s Unending Confusion and Self-delusion
Will Peace Return to Edo PDP?
Catholic Priests as Endangered Species
Naira Redesign: Amid Twists and Turns, Emefiele Maintains Course
Who Wanted Buhari’s Visit to Kano Cancelled?
All Eyes on Burna Boy, Tems, Tobe at Grammys
Dyche in Dream Start as Everton Dent Arsenal’s Smooth Run
Gombe Halt Bendel Insurance’s Winning Streak with Draw at Ogbe
2023 Polls and Non-ballot Factors
G5 and Its Unkept Promise

The Nation

Naira, fuel protest turns bloody as soldiers kill one in Ibadan
Buhari: Tinubu is next president
Adeyemi to Buhari: Seven days too long to address naira scarcity
New naira: Atiku still under attack for opposing extension of February 10 deadline
Adelabu vows to end ‘copycat’ administration in Oyo State
Buhari celebrates Niyi Adebayo at 65
Taraba APC to hold fresh guber primaries February 10
Ikpeazu’s Chief Of Staff Ahiwe emerges Abia PDP gubernatorial candidate
INEC fully ready for 2023 elections, says Yakubu
Imo govt inaugurates APC PCC publicity committee
Governorship, House of Reps candidates escape assassination
NBA announces three-day court boycott over killing of Imo judge
No amount of sabotage can stop Tinubu, says APC chieftain
Tension as soldiers invade Lagos community, torture residents, mark 200 buildings for demolition
Polls: EU, female politicians discuss roles of media
APC has laid foundation for Nigeria’s development – Masari
$1.6b food factory to create 12,000 jobs in Delta
Global tech layoffs offer massive opportunities-Maser CEO Suri
PMI report shows private sector business growth softening
May Edochie threatens to sue woman who photoshopped husband, co-wife’s pix
PRETTY OKAFOR: How we resolved PMAN crisis
Netflix unveils four new titles
I don’t know why people call me Ajebo – Steve Eboh
AFCON 2024: Osimhen, Lookman are Eagles’ match sticks
Colonialism, force and peace
Professor Diji Aina on factionalism, Economic Parasitism and state fragility (2)
Atiku, Fintiri in silent war

The Punch

APC senators knock Atiku, Emefiele over naira scarcity
Forget interim idea, PDP warns schemers
Naira scarcity: Oyo youths, police clash, three killed
New naira chaos spreads
Why Villa hawks are against Tinubu’s presidency – Jaafar
N195 enforcement: Fuel marketers plan shutdown Monday
Using knife for haircut makes me stand out –Female barber
Building collapse: FCT minister orders FHA officers’ arrest
Ex-minister escapes death in Cross River
Gunmen attack Imo LP candidate’s hometown, raze houses
Lagos police arrest suspected land grabbers, recover charms
How ‘Yahoo Boys’ influence skyrocketing rent in cities
Fuel scarcity won’t end until refineries work – Marketers
FG projects N250bn from excise duty
El-Rufai’s extremism dangerous for democracy – NLC
Tinubu will do well as president, says Buhari
INEC says BVAS won’t fail, conducts mock accreditation
El-Rufai can’t speak for the North – Bafarawa
Hearn says Joshua, Franklin fight not signed
Medal scandal: Culprits must be punished, insist stakeholders
Leicester come from behind to defeat Villa 4-2
Mr Ibu, wife, daughter reconcile after bitter family feud
Condemnation trails Portable over ‘Kuku do Ritual’ song
Avoid negative religious gatherings, Timi Dakolo urges Nigerians
Editorial: Hardship, bad governance all over
To vote APC in 2023, you must first hate yourself (II)
Benefits, food sources of Vitamin B5
Virginity till marriage is a mega deal
Sickle cell and new year tenacity (II)
Preventing child sexual abuse
Bolanle Awe and the mission of a womanist ideal
Voters’ apathy and 2023 elections
Survival battle: Varsities hike tuition, parents, students groan
Stakeholders canvass rapid treatment for crash, gunshot victims
Family alleges negligence as taxi driver dies in Rivers hospital
When marriage loses sexual intimacy
Pupil flogged over missing N1,000 to discourage bad habit – Proprietress
Proprietress gave my daughter 40 lashes – Businessman
Nigerian professors’ meagre N416,000 salary fuelling brain drain –FUOYE VC
Challenging roles excite me — Ini Edo
Elegushi parties with Lagos Country Club members
First Ladies sparkle in matching attire
On Kanayo Kanayo’s softer side
Meta to launch election operations centre in Nigeria
Washing undies with strong detergent exposes women to vaginosis – Physician
I was confident of marriage despite battling sickle cell –Activist
Why parents shouldn’t allow anyone kiss their newborn – Paediatricians
From monkeypox to mpox, what’s in a name?


Mock Voter Accreditation Confirms Efficiency Of BVAS Machines, Says INEC
Cash Crunch: Electronic Banking Platforms Collapse Under Traffic Surge
UNIBEN Urges Calm Over Fracas With Soldiers
Buhari Declares Tinubu Next President Of Nigeria At Lafia Rally
Buhari Inaugurates Agricultural Machinery Development Institute
Police, Family, Confirm Killing Of Taraba Emir’s Wives, Children
Ikpeazu’s Aide Emerges Abia PDP Guber Candidate
Why Open Defecation Persists Across States
10 Nigerian Music Stars Who Ventured Into Nollywood
A Life In The Day of Citizen Muda
Too Many Truck Accidents
Food Security: Buhari Unveils Agric Machinery Dev’t Institute In Nasarawa
Gunmen Kill 3 Vigilante Operatives, Set Police Station Ablaze In Anambra
Why North-East Is Safe For Elections – NERG
Wabote Has Raised NCMDB To Global Status – MOSIEND
S’Court Verdict: Reach Out To Legacy PDP, Emiohe Tells Obaseki
Crack In Plateau APC As Two Factional Chairmen Suspend Each Other, SSG
Making Fortune As Professional Tiler
Raising Business Capital From Thrift Societies
Meeting Financial Needs With Target Savings In 2023
I’ll Restructure Nigeria’s Security Architecture – Obi
One Killed, 5 Missing As Gunmen Attack APGA Guber Candidate
Bill For Establishment Of NHFSS Awaiting Presidential Assent – Osatimehin
Gunmen Invade Court, Kill Judge In Imo
WTTF Ranking: Quadri Retains 14th Position
Litigations Threaten Relative Peace In Handball Federation

The Sun

Mock accreditation exercise: INEC chairman happy with BVAS
February 25 polls: Abiriba backs Kalu
2023: Kalu’s campaign organization optimistic of victory
Tinubu mocks opponents as Buhari leads campaign in Lafia
Atiku to G-5 governors: You’re confused
Gunmen bomb police station in Anambra community, kill 4
Vote against candidate supporting naira redesign policy –Wike
Cross River: Gunmen attack PRP guber candidate’s convoy, kill 2, kidnap 4
Naira scarcity affecting military operations in Northeast, Ndume cries out
Gunmen kill 2 in Kaduna
Collapsed building: FCT minister issues arrest order on FHA officials, developers
My administration‘ll help IMSU fulfill expectations –Uzodimma
Currency redesign has socio-economic benefits –Obi
• Urges Nigerians to bear with FG, CBN, banks to make new notes available
2023: Nothing will stop INEC from holding elections —Johnny Ucheaga
2023 elections: New hopes and the challenges
Why Nigerians must get coming elections right—Emeka Ugwuoju, NESH founder
2023 presidency: Why we formed support group for Tinubu —Sabi Abdullahi, Deputy Senate Chief Whip
NASENI moves to end hunger, create jobs
… Commissions Buhari’s first agric-tech institute, pledges to modernise agribusiness
AYCF fires Atiku over comments on naira swap deadline
Naira Swap: Kaduna Revenue Service insists on e-payment
Cash shortage: Pain, anger, death
Petrol at N500 per litre dwarfs subsidy
Uzo-Uwani people unite for Ugwuanyi, other PDP candidates
Kenyan wins 8th Gold-Label Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
2023 AFCON Qualifier: CAF approves MKO Abiola, Godswill Akpabio stadiums for Super Eagles
CAF Confederation Cup: Jalla faults decision on Rivers United playing home games away
AFCON U20: Bosso names Bamaiyi new Flying Eagles captain
Iheanacho rescues Leicester City again
Chelsea ready to break bank for Osimhen
NFF saddened by death of referee Kingsley Eneogwe
Akpeyi joins Swallows FC
IMC orders minute silence, black armband for Late Eneogwe
Kenyans, Ethiopians retain tradition at 8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
U20 AFCON: Flying Eagles to depart Nigeria for Morocco on Wednesday
Iwobi’s new Everton manager in dream start
Testaments to excellence: Focus of The Sun Awards has always been excellence – Ogbonneya Kalu, Chairman/Publisher, The Sun Publishing Limited
Walking in freedom
Mary: The mother of Christ and not his surrogate mother
Tears for Uche Ikonne
PAP: Tarry, Ndiomu, tarry
Arase and his new cap
Enjoying God’s oil of gladness
Why supreme court should review Onyereri’s disqualification
A tribute to Uncle George, the quintessential Obiozor
Nigerians cry out as fuel scarcity bites harder
What Nigeria will lose by divesting in oil –Prof Olawuyi
Nasir el-Rufai: A town crier with sonorous message
Cashless pains: Naira shortage spreads agony, frustration
Giving back impacts my life positively –Linda Osifo, actress
X3M Ideas marks 10th anniversary with The Xperiment album

Daily Trust

Northerners Won’t Vote For You, Adebanjo Taunts Tinubu
Taraba Monarch: I Just Found Corpses Of My Kidnapped Wives, Children
Osun Verdict: We’ve Learnt Our Lessons – INEC Chair
Excessive Love Of Wealth: A Pivotal Factor That Triggers Individual And Societal Problems
February 2023: Here Comes The Momentous Month!
Youths’ Involvement In Politics And Broadening Of Electoral Choices
Inside Sokoto Community Of Scholars
Folasade Adeoso Talks Digital Art, Destiny’s Child & Tumblr
#MediaTrustDebate: Why We Settled For 4 Candidates, Chose Kano – Malam Naziru Mikailu
#MediaTrustDebate: Don’t Throw Blind Punches, Gawuna Tells Other Guber Candidates
Dispense New Naira Notes Or I Revoke Your Land, Zulum Warns Banks
World Cancer Day: Closing The Gap In Cancer Care In Nigeria
Gombe Utd Hold Bendel Insurance As Abia Warriors Wallop Dakkada
Former Refugee Bitrus Eager To Develop Volleyball Stars From IDP Camps
NFF Saddened By Death Of NPFL’s Referee Eneogwe
Liverpool Misery Continues As Everton Stun Arsenal
Kenya’s Elkanah Kibet Wins 2023 Lagos City Marathon
Youths’ Involvement In Politics And Broadening Of Electoral Choices
“Noma Ate His Face”
Of Campaigns Of Calumny, Money And Integrity Of Our Democracy
A Plea To The North: Don’t Foist Tinubu On Nigeria
Rice, Wheat Farmers Explain Low Yield As Harvest Approaches
In Niger, Cost Of Inputs Pushes Many Farmers Out
Farmers Sue Bauchi Govt Over 10,000ha Of Allocation
AFDB, Canada Launch ‘Agri-Food SME Catalytic Financing Mechanism’
NIMET Rainfall Prediction: Expert Advises Farmers On What To Do


Don’t be violent over naira scarcity, Tinubu begs APC supporters
Naira Notes: We’re in misery, listen to us — Abuja residents beg FG
20 years after democracy, Nigeria producing poverty, misery — Peter Obi
SDP presidential candidate Adewole laments leadership deficit
PDP denies ordering withdrawal of legal team from Rivers cases
Lagos commences sales of Hajj 2023 form Monday
Hold Tinubu responsible for Nigeria’s economic woes – PDP Campaign
Naira, fuel scarcity plot to scuttle 2023 elections – Ndigbo youth
Soldiers/students face-off at UNIBEN- What really happened – NANS
2023: Carnival as Uzo-Uwani people unite for Ugwuanyi, other PDP candidates’ victory
Ahiwe emerges Abia PDP guber candidate
BVAS up-graded to capture ‘ladies with heavy make -up’ – INEC
Katsina killing: Govt express shock, to constitute inquiry panel
SDP presidential candidate Adewole laments leadership deficit
Naira, fuel scarcity: Atiku, PDP in bed with your oppressors, Tinubu tells Nigerians
Black US councilwoman, Eunice Dwumfour shot dead in her car
Hunger made me set my wife ablaze — Man tells Police
Herdsmen are gradually taking over our land, Delta monarch raises alarm
Angry soldiers invade UNIBEN, injure many, take away phones, cash
We’re not done yet, gunmen yell after killing Imo judge sitting in court
Don’t mortgage Nigeria’s unity for personal interests, PDP replies Clark
Jasmine is my daughter, not my girlfriend, Mr Ibu breaks silence over wife’s allegations
Becoming part of RHOL again, no way — Caroline Danjuma
‘Fuel, naira scarcity can’t jeopardize my Valentine Day celebration’
AGN: Take your health seriously, actors advised
Why some men drool over fat women!
When the only reason you stay with a drunk is the money


North Won’t Vote For You, Adebanjo Tells Tinubu
We Have Learnt Lessons From Osun – INEC
Attacks On INEC Facilities: Don’t Shift Polls – Analysts
Abuja Building Collapse: FCT Minister Orders Arrest Of FHA…
Major Accident Causes Power Outages In Ukraine’s Odesa:…
India, France, UAE Declare Areas Of Cooperation
Tunisia: Amnesty Urges Repeal Of Opposition MPs’ Jailing
2023: Tinubu’s Supporters Are Delusional, Only After His Money – Babachir…
2023: Buhari Vouches For Tinubu, Says He’s Tested And Trusted
NANS Denies Alleged Assault On Uniformed Men, Condemns…
Community Bank Boss Abducted In Anambra
Dyche’s Everton Earn A Deserved Win Over A Lacklustre Arsenal Side
Casemiro Explains Why His Name Is Spelt Wrong On His Shirt
Man Utd Will Initiate Fire Sale Of Six First Team Stars
Varane Opens Up On France Retirement
Safer Roads: TRACE Undertakes Zebra Marking, Erects Traffic…
EFCC Nabs Six internet Fraudsters In Benue
PremiumTrust Bank Bags LEADERSHIP Most Innovative Bank Of Year Award 2022
BREAKING: Kenyan Edwin Kibet Wins Access Bank Lagos Marathon 2023
India, France, UAE Declare Areas Of Cooperation
Iran Slams UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief After Centrifuge Report
Agency Report Feb 5, 2023 0
Iran slammed UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi after the agency raised concerns over covert changes to…
‘Honour’ Killing Of YouTube Star Sparks Outrage In Iraq

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