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News Headlines Feb 7, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


NUPRC Commences Third Round of Regulations, Moves to Ensure Transparency in Oil Measurement
NIPC Moves to Slash Nigeria’s Appetite for Loans
Lagos, FIRS Sign Joint Tax Audit Agreement
FG Raised N742.56bn Sukuk Funds to Finance Road Projects in Six Years
Naira Redesign: Three States Seek Supreme Court’s Intervention
14 Political Parties Threaten to Boycott Polls If CBN Suspends Naira Redesign Policy
UK Prosecutors Accuse Ekweremadu of Attempting to Buy Kidney for £7,000
Report: Pop Culture is Biggest Influencer of African Youth
UN: Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation in 2030 at Risk
Court Stops Buhari, CBN, Others from Suspending Naira Redesign Policy
Naira Redesign: Three States Seek Supreme Court’s Intervention
14 Political Parties Threaten to Boycott Polls If CBN Suspends Naira Redesign Policy
Breaking: Supreme Court Gives Yobe North APC Senatorial Ticket to Lawan
Ayu: Only People with Mental Problem Will Vote for APC
N120bn Loan: Youths Protest, Warn Banks to Stop Granting Okowa Facility
Elections: INEC Commences Training for 1,265,227 Personnel
At Last, Lawan Clinches APC’s Ticket for Yobe North Senatorial
Buhari Presents Tinubu to Katsina Emirate Council, Urges Them to Mobilise for His Victory
Obi Exposes Alleged Tinubu’s Multi-million Naira Fake News Plot
Nnamani: My Suspension Lacks Moral Standing, Ill-conceived
Akeredolu: Our Struggle for Southern Presidency Mustn’t Go in Vain
Taraba House Caucus Distances Self from APC Chair’s Removal
Court Remands Atiku Support Organisation Members in Rivers
NAF Plane Crash-lands in Lagos, Amao Sets up Board of Inquiry
Stock Market Closes Positive as Investors Gain N80.7bn
NIMASA Seeks Private Sector Participation in Blue Economy
Report: Outlook for Nigeria’s Upstream Oil, Gas Sector Positive for 2023
SGoF Inaugurates Committee for Monitoring, Enforcement of Survey Coordination Act
Okwuosa: We are Working with NNPC to Complete AKK Gas Pipeline
GE to Supply 500MW Power to National Grid by Q2 This Year
Expected Nigeria’s Oil Production Rebound Falters as OPEC Output Falls in January
Manufacturers and Unintended Consequences of a Laudable Monetary Policy
Shell, ExxonMobil Profits Double to Record Highs on Rising Oil, Gas Prices
Wike Pre-empts PDP over Alleged Suspension/Expulsion, Sues Party
House Moves to Unravel Alleged 48m Barrels of Crude Oil Theft
APC Holds Rally in Katsina, Cancels Road Show over Bakori Killings
Buhari Presents Tinubu to Katsina Emirate Council, Seeks Mobilisation for His Victory
Heightened Suffering for Nigerians in Buildup to 2023 General Elections
Curbing Capital Flight through NAF’s In-country PDM
Leighton Kings, Art Hotel Win Big in First Week of Thrilling Polo Fest
Diri Dedicates Governor of the Year Award to Bayelsa Youths
Manchester City in Trouble, Risk Expulsion from Premier League
Gary Lineker’s Plaudits for Red-hot Osimhen
NFF: No Nigerian Player Among Casualties of Earthquake in Turkey
Interim Government: A Call for Anarchy
With Buhari, One Step Forward, 10 Backwards
NLNG Partners LCCI to Drive Agricultural Innovations for Food Security
Honeywell Group, LSETF Train 77 Youths on Enterprise, Career Development
WIP Africa Delivers GreenPoint Community to over 50 Subscribers in Lagos
10 Billion SCF of Gas Flared in December Despite Nigeria’s NetZero Commitments

The Nation

Governors ask S’Court to halt CBN’s naira swap deadline
•Kaduna, Kogi, Zamfara states sue Fed Govt•Four political parties get High Court injunction to block extension•EFCC arrests bank official with N29m new notes
Katsina: Buhari seeks two million votes for Tinubu
NLC president: Why we opted for consensus, by Labour leaders
Emefiele’s naira redesign dance and general election
Court restrains PDP, Ayu, others from suspending, expelling Wike
YCE declares support for Tinubu
Court restrains CBN, Buhari from tampering with Feb 10 cash swap deadline
UPDATED: Supreme Court okays Lawan as Yobe North senatorial candidate
Buhari celebrates Tems for winning Grammy Award
Buhari to Nigerians: Please forgive us, Tinubu will continue where we stop
Disaster averted as NAF jets belly lands in Lagos
Tanker explodes in Ondo
Paul Adefarasin’s mother dies at 98
Yobe APC gets reconciliation committee to meet Machina
Europe-bound illegal drugs intercepted at Lagos airport
Six die in Lagos ship accident
Man held for shooting sister’s boyfriend
Bandits kill six in raid on four Ondo farm camps
I will stop PDP’s looting, waste of Delta funds, says Omo-Agege
Youths enjoined to back Tinubu, get involved in politics
Intensify door-to-door campaign for APC, says Ogun deputy governor
‘Insurers are targeting N1 trillion in premium’
GNI commits to better services
Institute to eliminate fraudsters from real estate industry
Why your financial life must be monitored strictly- Erigga
BBTitans: Kaniva, Marvin sort things out
BBTitans: Ebubu, Tsatsii emerge Heads of House for week four
Of lack of ideological diversity in Nigerian politics
Cashless policy amidst poor networks
Victims of Naira redesign

The Punch

Burkina Faso probes reported killing of Nigerian pilgrims
World mourns as earthquake kills over 2,700 in Turkey, Syria
Lagos man kills brother during fight over N1,000
New naira: Govs, parties begin legal battle over CBN deadline
Ortom shuns Atiku campaign, Ayu slams gov
Japa: Skilled manpower shortage hits banks
Man arraigned for burning wife, brother-in-law to death
Three die as gunmen invade Plateau village
Father defiles 10-year-old daughter in Lagos
Suspected herders kill six in Benue, injure soldiers
Man in court for possessing firearms
50% PoS operators close shops over naira scarcity
CBN may fine banks hoarding new notes
N613bn sukuk loan spent on roads, bridges – FG
Buhari will become lame duck President after poll – Rep
APC‘ll win general elections – Fashola
Oyo police will monitor polls with CCTV – CP
Enugu PDP dismisses forgery allegation against gov candidate
IPAC demands C’River police commissioner’s redeployment
Turkey earthquake: Musa, Onyekuru, Babajide safe
I want to win Champions League – Osimhen
Ofili, Brume dazzle in New Mexico meet
Buhari hails Tems’ creativity after Grammy success
Five times Tems made history in music industry
Beyonce breaks Grammy record for most wins ever
Viola Davis bags EGOT status with Grammy win
FULL LIST: Tems, other 2023 Grammy Awards winners
Editorial: Flood warning: Prepare for the worst
Nigerian dishes are best globally but not promoted
Danger of a single slavery story
Taming greed for money
Herders’ bombing: MACBAN may take military to ICC, says leader
Firms partner to boost technology growth
Nigeria, Niger Republic sign communication agreement
Ghana cancels MTN’s $665m fine
30,493 telecom subscribers swapped network in 2022 – Report
Stop female genital mutilation, experts tell FG, parents
Nigeria ranks third-highest in Female Genital Mutilation worldwide —UN
UNILAG advises FG on children cardiac diseases treatment


Katsina Killings: We Lost 102 Persons, Says Community Leader
Air Force Jet Crash-lands At Lagos Airport
3 Days To Go : Cash Crunch Worsens, Banks Defy CBN On N20,000 OTC Payment
Federal Govt Awards N85bn 2023 Census Contract To Indigenous Tech Giant, Zinox
World Mourns Over 3,000 Deaths In Turkiye-Syria Earthquake
Fuel Crisis: NNPCL, IPMAN Reach Agreement On Direct Supply, Pricing
Yobe North: S’Court Verdict, Democracy At Work – Lawan
Struggle For Southern Presidency Must Not Be In Vain – Akeredolu
Atiku Is Bridge Between Old, New Generation – PDP New Generation
Under Tinubu Presidency, Nigerian Workers ‘ll Be Treated Fairly – Adebayo
Court Stops PDP From Suspending, Expelling Wike
JUST-IN: 6 Dead, Houses Burnt As Anambra Communities Renew Hostilities
Africa Beauty Queens Hall Of Fame Honours To Hold In Lagos
Group Hails Benin Monarch Over Sack Of ‘Rebellious’ Duke
EFCC Arrests Bank’s Operations Manager For Hoarding New Naira Notes In Abuja
Court Stops Buhari, CBN, Others From Suspending Currency Swap Policy
Again, Buhari Pledges Full Support For Tinubu In Katsina
Rivers: We Arrested Suspected Cultists, Not Atiku Supporters – Police
Lagos: LP Reps Candidate Promises Better Representation For Amuwo-Odofin
Turkey Earthquake: NFF Mourns, Says Nigerian Players Safe
Ghanaian Player, Atsu, Trapped In Rubble After Earthquake In Turkey
Rivers Court Remands 21 Atiku Supporters In Prison Custody
FGM: Stakeholders Applaud UNICEF Interventions In Ebonyi Communities
APC Hails Singer Tems On Clinching Historic Grammy Award
Opponents Of Naira Swap Set To Cause Mayhem, Chairmen Of Political Parties Raise Alarm
Buhari Condemns Killing Of Nigerians In Burkina Faso
2023 Polls: 14 Political Parties Threaten Boycott Over Cash Withdrawal Limit, Naira Swap Policies

The Sun

Gombe: 5 hospitalised as thug attacks resident of PDP stalwart
New Naira: Court bars Buhari, CBN from extending Feb 10 deadline for old notes
Protesters ground Abuja, back CBN’s monetary policy
Imo lawyers, judges strike to protest magistrate’s murder
Buhari presents Tinubu to Katsina Emirate Council, calls for support
New Naira: Kaduna, Kogi, Zamfara asks Supreme Court to stop cashless policy
Wike to Nigerians: Hold judiciary, INEC, security responsible if democracy fails
New Naira: Police read riot act to troublemakers
$1.6bn oil fraud: Omokore knows fate Feb 7
Nigeria Decides 2023: Candidates sign peace accord in Nembe
Gombe: 5 hospitalised as thug attacks resident of PDP stalwart
New Naira: Court bars Buhari, CBN from extending Feb 10 deadline for old notes
2023: Elect leaders that’ll tackle current challenges confronting Nigeria – Sen. Gyang
Cross River: APC guber candidate, Otu, promises to restore light, tackle insecurity in Bakassi, Akpabuyo communities
2023: We’re much interested – Nigerians in Diaspora
Akpabio hits Etiebet: Your’e too inconsequential to truncate my senatorial election in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District
Edo govt backs CBN cashless policy as bank promises increased cash supply to ATMs
Orevaoghene wins InterswitchSPAK STEM Contest
New Naira: Kaduna, Kogi, Zamfara asks Supreme Court to stop cashless policy
WIP Africa allocates Greenpoint community to subscribers
Supreme Court declares Ahmad Lawan APC Yobe North senatorial candidate
Progressive governors dance for Tinubu, Shettima in Katsina
Nasarawa United Chairman faces sack, as state sports ministry scouts for replacement
Polo Intern’l Tournament: Malcominies Trumps Game, thrills fans at Jos
Balogun outscores Mbappe to top Ligue 1 goal chart
Osimhen tears away from Lookman
Tems wins Grammy, Burna Boy loses
Presidential poll and El-Rufai’s delusions
Ward leader as PDP’s electoral talisman (2)
Redesigning naira notes, redesigning Nigeria
Tempestuous El-Rufai
Walking in freedom
Abia doctors’ strike enters day 54
Anambra : Newly-elected ASMATA PG advised to ignore opposition, to deliver on mandate
Senatorial race: Dattijo doles out N10m to traders, small businesses owners in Kaduna Central
Buhari pledges support for Turkey over deadly earthquake
New Naira Woes: Touts overrun ATMs, worsen scarcity
2023: No equity, justice in PDP – Nnamani
2023: We’re much interested – Nigerians in Diaspora
Akpabio hits Etiebet: Your’e too inconsequential to truncate my senatorial election in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District
NNPP senatorial candidate Mbakwe wants politicians’ salaries slashed, govt costs cut
Nasarawa: Reps candidate offers free medical care to over 500
Kwara Central leaders declare total support for APC, AbdulRazaq

Daily Trust

2023: Collect Their Money But Vote For Me, Obi Tells Electorate
APC Postpones Tinubu’s Oyo Rally As Ibadan Boils Over Fuel/Naira Crises
EFCC Arrests Abuja Bank Manager For ‘Hoarding N29m New Notes’
Tornadoes Coach, Bala, Rues Missed Chances Against Lobi Stars
Aruna Quadri Makes Debut, Earns Russian Club Victory
Nigerian Footballer Hadi Dies During Match In Spain
First Abuja International Marathon Holds April 29
Landlord Jailed 5 Years For Storing 372.6kg Hemp
Yobe North: Lawan Floors Machina At Supreme Court
Three APC Governors Sue FG Over Naira Scarcity
Over 1,300 Killed As Powerful Quake Rocks Turkey, Syria
Naira Scarcity: Abiodun Storms CBN, Demands Release Of Cash
NBA’s National Dialogue Raises Issues Ahead Elections
FG To Increase Minimum Wage Of Workers – SGF
Atiku: How I’ll Reunite Fulani, TIV
IDPs Displaced As Fire Destroys Camp, Foodstuffs In Borno
Roads Repair: FG Gives N130bn Sukuk Fund To Ministry Of Works, FCTA
NDIC Restates Efforts To Protect MFBs’ Customers
Our Master Plan To Boost Investments, Cut Loans – NIPC
Kwara Receives Equipment For Ilorin Aviation College
‘Kaduna Dry Port Best For Foreign Trade’
Kebbi Central: Aliero Confident Of Victory After S/Court Judgement
5 Injured As Thugs Attack PDP Meeting In Gombe
Snakes, Goats Will Not Swallow Funds Under LP – Obi
Atiku Pledges To Restore Peace In Benue
Knee Injury Rules Curry Out Of NBA Action Indefinitely
Death Toll In Turkey, Syria Quake Hits Over 2,300
Earthquake: Ghanaian Football Star Trapped Under Rubble
Mother, Seven Children Die In France Inferno
Over 1,300 Killed As Powerful Quake Rocks Turkey, Syria
Climate, Livestock And The Politics Of Resources
PVC: Our “Lethal Weapon” For Social Change
Peter Obi And Those Onitsha-Market Polls
Naira Redesign: Emefiele’s Contaminated Seed
Editorial: Before Implementing Park And Pay Policy
FLAC Tasks Stakeholders On Bridging Cancer Care Gaps
How Mumps Affect Male Fertility


Supreme Court affirms Lawan as Yobe APC senatorial candidate
Old Naira Notes: Court stops Buhari, CBN from extending Feb 10 deadline
Court sends EFCC boss to Kuje prison over contempt
10 feared massacred in Anambra inter communal crisis
Buhari hails Tems for winning Grammy Award
Court stops PDP from suspending Wike
Blacks, Hispanics on dialysis get more staph infections than whites – CDC
Warehoused PVCs can no longer be used during elections – INEC
Earthquake kills more than 3,800 in Turkey, Syria
Christian Atsu rescued from debris of Turkey, Syria earthquake
I’ll return peace to Benue, promote agriculture — Atiku pledges
Navy rescues 18 victims of human trafficking
Police arrest 10 suspected political thugs in Sokoto
Court stops PDP from suspending Wike
Atiku: Dogara says North should complete 14 years to meet up with South
Photos: Obasanjo meets Soludo, El-Rufai, hails Buhari
Why Tinubu ‘goofs’ at campaigns – Naja’atu Mohammed
Naira scarcity will mar elections if…, Mbaka warns Buhari
Armed herders kill three in fresh Benue attack
Zelensky sacks Ukraine’s defence minister over corruption
16-yr-old girl dies after shark attack in Australian river
Aisha Buhari one of cabals in Aso Rock – Naja’atu Mohammed
‘I’ve lived this all my life’, Ini Edo speaks on people questioning her source of wealth
Equities benchmark index hits 14-year high
Man City face points deduction, expulsion for violating financial rules

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