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News Headlines Feb 6, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


INEC’s Deft Moves Towards Hitch-free 2023 Poll
Intriques as Ikpeazu’s Favourite, Ahiwe, Wins Abia PDP Gubernatorial Ticket
Aluko: Osun Has Taught INEC to Transmit Accreditation, Poll Results Simultaneously
PDP: Voting Tinubu Will Stifle Nigeria’s Democracy
Middle Belt Forum Calls for Probe of Killings in Middle Belt Region
Bauchi Gov’s Re-election Boosted as PDP Receives 5,060 APC Defectors
SERAP Sues Lawan, Gbajabiamila over Failure to Cut N228.1bn N’Assembly Budget
Future of Kogi ‘ll Depend Largely on Mining Sector, Says Varsity Don je
FG to Scale Up Funding for Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy
NSIP Beneficiaries in Nasarawa Hail Buhari
Ignore Call to Boycott 2023 Elections, Group Urges Ndigbo
Report: Manufacturing, Agriculture Record fastest Increase in Production Cost in January
MPR: Tier-2 Banks Spent N413.5bn on Customers Deposit, Borrowings
Emefiele: Naira Redesign Not Targeted at Anyone, Politicians
Emefiele and the Currency Redesign Project
Contributory Pension Scheme: Pension Funds Recorded Significant Growth in 2022
Analysts Express Concern over Double-dight Inflation on Investment
Yemisi Edun: Banks Must Collaborate to Fight Illicit Practices
PFAs to Make Heavy Investments in Infrastructure in 2023
Heifer, ColdHubs Enhances Smallholder Farmers with Solar-powered Storage Solutions
Red-hot Osimhen Apologises to Fan Hit by His Shot as Napoli Go 16 Points Clear
CAF Okays MKO Abiola, Uyo Stadiums for 2023 AFCON Qualifiers
NPFL: Akwa Utd Dent Remo Stars’ Push to Top of Group A
Kane Sinks Man City with Spur’s All-time Record Goal
1st National Cross Country Championships to Hold in Jos Feb 18
Abuja International Marathon holds April 29, 2023
Messi Keeps PSG Guessing over New Contract
£150m Madrid Flop, Hazard, Suffers 18th Injury as Team Drop Points
Oshoala on Fire in Spain, Bang Third Hat trick in Four Matches
Air Peace Introduces Abuja-Banjul-Dakar Connections
FG Backs NEPZA’s Bid to Designate Varsities as Economic Zones
Buhari: Nigeria Has Attained 100% Broadband Penetration
AFEX Predicts Decline in Production of Grains in 2023
Komolafe Earns SERVICOM’s Commendation for Rendering Quality, Satisfactory Service to Nigeria
NextGen 5G Smartphone: Six Things You Must Know
British International Investment Appoints Chijiutomi MD
Google: New search Reveals Nigerians Growing Interest in AI
How MTN Emerged Most Compliant Listed Company at the NGX

The Nation

New naira notes: I would have issued warrant for Emiefele’s arrest, says Gbajabiamila
Keyamo, Dogara trade words over Buhari’s endorsement of Tinubu
Terrorists kill one, abduct 10 women in Niger community
APC: Tinubu didn’t insult A’Ibom people
Naira redesign good for economy – UBA CEO
Nigeria, India to move against fake passports
Buhari condemns terrorist attack on Katsina vigilantes
Naira swap: Unending agony as customers groan over scarcity of cash
Europe-bound Cocaine, Heroin intercepted at Lagos airport
Bandits kill six in raid on four Ondo farm camps
Naja’atu Muhammed a spy in Tinubu’s campaign – Adiukwu
Why Dikko is for Katsina people
Makinde deliberately expanding Oyo’s economy by paying salary on 25th
Polls: Groups hold debate for candidates in Lagos
GNI commits to better services JJ
Institute to eliminate fraudsters from real estate industry
Lagos increases solar power generation
Global aircraft repairs market to hit $769b in five years
BBTitans: JayPee, Lukay evicted from show
EDITORIAL,: Too slow
•Federal Govt. should accelerate Ogoni clean-up
World Economic Forum: Looking down from the heights of Davosj
Fuel, naira scarcity: Brinkmanship of the worst kind
While the Muhammadu Buhari administration was still contending with months-long fuel supply crises, it incomprehensibly immersed itself is a highly disruptive naira redesign policy. The closing months of last year…
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Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure @ 70 – The Only School!
2023: The omens are not too good (3)

The Punch

UN peacekeeper killed in DR Congo helicopter attack
Beyonce breaks Grammy record for most wins ever
US lawmakers clash over Biden’s handling of Chinese balloon
Buhari under pressure to end fuel, naira disasters
Lout drags Lagos conductor to death over ‘police fee’
Naja’atu chased Tinubu to London for PCC appointment – Keyamo
Ogun poly graduate found hanged, family alleges cover-up
Lagos tenant escapes after storing hemp, landlord jailed
Housewives, school teacher arrested for drug trafficking
Car thief kills resident for raising the alarm
FBI, police hunt killers of Nigerian pastor’s wife
How to avoid bad loans
Reps mull emergency session over new naira crisis
Mineral titles fall 37% as insecurity threatens sector
Senator says Atiku, Obi not threats to APC
Dogara, Keyamo clash over Buhari’s Tinubu endorsement
Extension: INEC silent as PVC collection ends
Osun rally: PDP, APC differ on suspects’ identities
Osimhen happy to make Napoli history
Oshoala hits third hat-trick in Barca win
Iwobi sends Arsenal message after Everton win
Beyonce breaks Grammy record for most wins ever
Beyonce on Sunday broke the record for the most Grammy wins of any artist, scoring her 32nd prize ever and fourth of the night to resounding applause….
FULL LIST: Tems, other 2023 Grammy Awards winners
Viola Davis bags EGOT status with Grammy win
UPDATED: Tems wins first Grammy, Burna Boy loses
Jaypee, Lukay evicted from BBTitans
Editorial: Corruption waxing stronger under Buhari
Making Nigerian industries competitive
Misdirections at the Central Bank of Nigeria
Why 2023 general elections matter
Understanding crude oil spill and groundwater impact
God prepared me to become First Lady –Ekiti gov’s wife, Olayemi Oyebanji
Challenging roles excite me — Ini Edo
Up Asso continues 44-year tradition, elects new officers
Elegushi parties with Lagos Country Club
Overcrowded Abuja schools where pupils learn on bare floor
MTN, Airtel earn N2.68tn from calls, data
Google launches women accelerator programme
40% of industrial computers record malware attack — Kaspersky
Firm unveils software for small businesses


Banks Deny Hoarding Cash, Say N100bn Invested In IT Infrastructure
Cash Crunch: PDP Accuses Tinubu, APC Of Mopping Up Cash For Vote-buying
2023 Polls: Academic Session May Shut Out 3 Million Students
NWC, Govt Officials Working Against Tinubu – APC Stakeholders
Attack On BVAS
Beyond Transformer Acquisition, Consumers Intensify Call For Improved Electricity Supply
PSC Appoints 3 DIGs, Suspends Promotion Of 8 CPs
Buhari, Atiku Condemn Massacre Of Katsina Vigilantes
Osinbajo Condoles Dutse Emirate, Adebutu’s Family
BBTitans: Another Pair, Jaypee, Lukay Evicted In Week 3
Jigawa Govt Appoints Hameen Sanusi As New Emir Of Dutse
JUST-IN: 6 Killed As Terrorists Invade Ondo Communities
Nigeria’s Ezekwesili Appointed WPL Board Chair, Succeeds Clarke
Rivers Guber: Why We’re Supporting Fubara – Opobo Elders
Currency Swap: We ‘ll Reconvene Before Elections If… – Gbajabiamila
Ideato North/South: Ugochinyere Resumes Campaign, Vows To Win
Niger APC Chairman Dispels Defection Rumour, Denies Meeting Atiku
Revise Cash Swap, Withdrawal Limit Policies–Coalition

Daily Trust

Jigawa Governor Names New Emir Of Dutse
Inside Sokoto Community Of Scholars
Buhari Condemns Katsina Terrorists’ Attack On Vigilantes
Bandits’ Attack: 71 Buried In Katsina Communities
Woman, Teacher, Others Detained Over 2 Tonnes Of Drugs
POS Operators Buy New Naira Notes From Filling Stations In Niger
3 Killed As Building Collapses In Rivers
Ritualist Arrested With Human Skull In Niger
I’m Too Big To Lie – APC Senator
Currency Redesign: Lessons For Nigeria From Global Practices
Media Trust Debate: Kano Voters Optimistic With APC, LP, PDP Guber Candidates’ Manifestoes
Bandits’ Attack: Death Toll Rises To 84 In Katsina
Emefiele Deceived President Buhari To Approve Naira Redesign – Oshiomhole
Akwa Ibom APC Demands Apology From Governor Over Response To Tinubu
Respect Your Senior At The Bar, Keyamo Replies Dogara
Dogara To Keyamo: We Were Mates In Law School, But Not In Politics
Airlines’ Blocked Funds: Travel Agents Fret Over $500m Revenue, 721,000 Job Losses
Pension Operators Target Infrastructural Investments
Petrol: Ijegun-Egba Depot Owners Comply With N172/L Official Rate
Why Foreign Investors Are Keen On Elections’ Outcomes – CRMI President
As 44th Kaduna Trade Fair Begins, Buhari Restates Effort To Boost Economy
PDP, APC Bicker Over Tinubu’s Struggles For Democracy
Atiku, Obi Giving Good Show But Not Challenge To Tinubu – Senate’s Dep Whip
BVAS Will Eliminate Identity Theft – INEC
APC Group To Buhari: Stop Cabal From Breaching North/South Alliance
Why Some Registrants Don’t Have PVCs In Lagos, Others – INEC
Doma Utd Inflict First Defeat On Rivers United
Nacho Blunder Gifts Mallorca Upset Win Over Real Madrid
Kane’s Record-Breaking Goal Seals Spurs Win Over Man City
National Cross Country Tournament To Hold On Feb 18
Osimhen Double Leads Napoli To Win Over Spezia
Editorial: Yime To Tame Cancer
3 Killed As Building Collapses In Rivers


CBN deceived Buhari, Naira redesign intended to stop elections – Oshiomole
PETROL SHORTAGE: Owners charge over N200 per litre ex-depot price
Stop fuel, naira scarcity now, Yoruba monarchs tell FG
Beyoncé breaks Grammys record, becomes most-decorated artist
CBN uncovers hoarded N6m new naira notes in Ekiti Bank
PETROL SHORTAGE: Owners charge over N200 per litre ex-depot price
Nigeria Decides: Anger, frustration as collection of PVCs ends
PSC appoints 3 DIGs, suspends 19 CPs, DCPs’ promotion
Waiting for Dangote refinery before removing subsidy —Reps
Grammys 2023: Tems, Beyonce, see full list of winners as they emerge
Own goal hands Plateau United 1-0 victory against Kwara United
Tems bags first Grammy Award as Burna Boy loses categories
Taraba APC sacks Chairman
Bullion van will not determine outcome of elections – Atiku
Polls: Why ‘Villa Cabal’ are bent on sabotaging Tinubu — Ayiri Emami
Man shoots sister’s boyfriend in Ogun
Truck crushes nine students to death in Rivers
Delta court sentences father, 28, to life imprisonment for raping 4-yr-old daughter
Suspected bandits’ informant, food supplier, ritualist arrested with human skull in Niger
I took Prince Harry’s virginity at tender age – 40-year-old woman claims
Keyamo, Dogara bicker over Buhari’s endorsement of Tinubu
Governance is out of Buhari’s hands – Babachir Lawal
SDP presidential candidate Adewole laments leadership deficit
Cash swap: Students are suffering — Parents, NANS
Manchester United celebrate Cristiano Ronaldo on birthday
‘Unstoppable’ Osimhen hits brace in Napoli’s win over Spezia


Buhari Condemns Terrorist Attack On Katsina Vigilantes
Don’t Adjust 2023 Election Timetable, Buhari Tells INEC
Egyptian Competition Authority, FCCPC Signs Execute Memorandum…
Peter Obi Has High Chances Of Becoming President In 2023 –…
There’s Plot To Rig 2023 Presidential Election — Yakasai
Army Barracks Converted To Collation Centre In 2019 Poll — Wike
Europe-Bound Cocaine, Heroin, Meth Consignments Seized At Lagos Airport
PSC Appoints Three DIGs, Suspends Promotion Of Eight CPs, 11 DCPs
MBF Blasts Gov Sule, Sanusi Over Killing Of 37 Herdsmen In Nasarawa
SERAP Drags Lawan, Gbajabiamila To Court Over N228.1bn NASS…
Ten Hag Assesses Sabitzer’s Man Utd Debut
PSG In Talks With Messi Over Renewing Contract
Egyptian Competition Authority, FCCPC Signs Execute Memorandum Of Understanding
Dangote Partners Sinoma On 6mta Cement Plant In Ogun
Peter Obi Has High Chances Of Becoming President In 2023 – Morris
2023: Niger State APC Inaugurates Committee
Cash Crunch: PDP Accuses Tinubu, APC Of Mopping-Up Cash For Vote-Buying
A’Ibom APC Guber Primary: Enang Heads To Supreme Court
Türkiye Extends Condolences For Deadly Forest Fires In Chile
Highway Pile-Up In Central China Kills 16, Injures Dozens
Former Israeli PM Says Putin Promised Not To Kill Ukraine President Zelenskyy
Pope Issues Plea To End Violence In South Sudan
Iran Pardons ‘Tens Of Thousands’ Of Prisoners
The Recurring Decimal Of Fuel Queues
The Political Dimension Of The Naira Redesign

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