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News Headlines Feb 8, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Court Discharges, Acquits Omokore, Firms of $1.6bn Fraud Allegations
Naira Scarcity: Buhari, Bagudu, Tambuwal, Emefiele, Bawa Meet, Seek Solution
FG Blames Opposition for Politicising Naira Redesign Policy
PDP: APC Candidate Hoarding Cash, Causing Nigerians Pains
FG: New Minimum Wage Possible Before May 2024
Road Tax Credit Scheme: BUA Group Commences Construction of N116bn Kano-Kazaure Dual Carriage Way
ICPC Swoops on Sterling Bank, Discovers N258m Stashed New Notes
Lagos Targets over N924bn Revenue in 2023
Youths Protest Naira, Fuel Scarcity in Ogun, Ondo
Ignore Kuluwu’s Order, Continue Selling Petrol, IPMAN Tells Members
Ardova Proposes Delisting from NGX amid N17.38 Shares Buyback
NDIC Reiterates Commitment to Protecting Mfbs Customer
CBN Raises N277.47bn from TBills Market in January
Of NAICOM and Challenge of Compulsory Insurance Implementation
Merits of Naira Redesign, Cashless Initiatives
Budget Deficit: How FG Raised N28.62trn via Savings Bonds in 3 Years
NAICOM to Focus on Migration of Insurance Industry to Risk Based Capital Supervision
Debt Concerns Spiraling Negative Ratings
NIPC Masterplan to Boost FDI, Slash Nigeria’s Appetite for Loans
The Compatriots to FG, INEC: Ensure 2023 Poll Hold at All Cost
PDP Accuses Kogi Govt of Using DSS to Witch-hunt Members
NUGA Games: Lekki Garden CEO, Nyong, Rewards UNIPORT Winning Team
Lagos to Host Athletics Club Series
Peseiro Charges Golden Eaglets to Keep Working Hard
Ghana’s Atsu Pulled out Alive from Earthquake Rubbles in Turkey
Man Utd Plan Massive Clear out to Fund Osimhen’s Transfer
Physically Challenged Emerges Winner at DOAM Foundation Charity Golf Tourney
APWEN Plans Capacity Building for Women in Energy, Automotive, Aviation Sectors
Excitement As 14-year-old Emerges One-day CEO of MTN Nigeria
Expert Urges Transdisciplinary Research to Eradicate Neglected Tropical Diseases
OOSC: Setting Records Straight from Multiple Conflicting Figures
Lagos Unveils Reviewed Unified Schemes of Work to Boost Teaching, Learning
Caleb University Holds Maiden Architecture Seminar
ABSU to Start 7 New Programmes, Graduates 3,757
It’s All Politics
Sterling Bank Suspends Transaction Fees to all Customers

The Nation

Naira scarcity sparks protests
• Benin CBN office, bank branches shut • Protesters block Benin-Ore Road • Buhari meets Tambuwal, Bagudu, Emefiele
Ganduje links naira shortage, court injunction to anti-June 12 elements
Tinubu calls for calm over cash crunch, petrol scarcity
‘APC victory will revive party to its true vision’
Census will be secured, successful, says NSA
Court acquits Diezani’s associate of $1.6b fraud
NAHCON applauds Hajj Mabrur for ‘excellent representation’ in Saudi Arabia
APC-PCC sub-committee gets chair
Govt: vaccine-derived poliovirus reduced by 85 per cent
‘Create enabling environment for youth empowerment’
Death toll hits 5300 in Turkey Syria earthquake
How APC govt recorded infrastructure successes, by Osinbajo
Fed Govt earns N3.63b from postal services
Choir director dies during service
Lecturer remanded for incest
Survey favours YPP Kwara South senatorial candidate
SPN condemns growing hardship imposed on Nigerians
‘How we demolished PDP, Adeleke lies at Tribunal’
Agenda for incoming government, by APC chieftain
25 Spectacular Quotes About God Having Your Back
FG earns N3.63b from postal services
Ijegun-Egba tank farm to truck out 126ml in February
Firm plans Innovation, capacity building for entrepreneurs
Endless Joy’s ‘Better’ diamond with rough edges
Funke Akindele loses mom
Most friends don’t want you to do better than them – The Radiogad
Seven Nollywood stars who became US citizens
• America’s threat to bar anti-democratic elements from the U.S. even if welcome, is not solution to our electoral crimes
Osun: When Tinubu came visiting
PMB, you do not have seven days!
HDA: The Doyenne at 80
Stone Age monetary policy
Palace intriguesj
Victims of Naira redesign

The Punch

Stock market suffers N37bn decline
Lagos trains town planners in drones deployment
Nigeria urgently needs to secure its borders
Naira crisis may disrupt polls, INEC warns Emefiele, NSA
How powerful forces tried to stop Tinubu candidacy – APC vice chair
Earthquake: Nigerian students in Turkey recount experiences, freshers undergo trauma treatment
Fuel price to skyrocket as marketers threaten shutdown
Gombe man sodomises 12 Almajiri children
US indicts Nigerian of stealing varsity’s $1.4m
Lagos businessman defrauds customer of N2.5m
Anambra hoodlums kill six villagers, kidnap six others
Suspected political thugs nabbed in Sokoto
Sterling Bank waives transaction fees over naira scarcity
ZLP condemns APC rally disruption in Rivers
Villa drama: Cabal plots to stop Tinubu, APC candidate, govs allege sabotage to
Suspected political thugs nabbed in Sokoto
INEC accredits EU, AU, 200 other poll observers
Umahi’s agents after PDP gov candidate, kinsmen allege
Jump king! Osimhen breaks Ronaldo’s Serie A record
D’Tigers face tough task as FIBA confirms W’Cup qualifiers
Lagos to host athletics club series
Africa Magic promotes local content with new Igbo series
My battles with Bell’s palsy before returning to acting – Chidi Mokeme
LASG, Jandor commiserate with Funke Akindele over mum’s death
Lagos plans to tackle drug abuse with entertainment
French star writer seeks porn movie ban
Nigeria urgently needs to secure its borders
When depression is concealed
Aboaba: Exit of a worthy, corporate titan
Raila Odinga’s warning on democratic reversals in Africa
Nigerian dishes are best globally but not promoted
Making Nigerian industries competitive
Politics of new naira scarcity
Education curriculum: Reality or fantasy?
Japa requires discipline, finding love abroad difficult – Canada-based Nigerian
WhatsApp group vs community: What you need to know
Facebook unveils new comment moderation tools for creators
Five features of Google’s Bard you should know
Fears as Binance stops USD deposits, withdrawals
Caleb plans work experience interaction for law students
UNILAG advises FG on children cardiac diseases treatment
Solve problems with research, Crawford tells students


Political Elite Must Adjust To Reality Of National Unity – Osinbajo
Cash Crunch: No End In Sight As Buhari, Govs, CBN Keep Mum
After Declaring Strike, IPMAN Makes U-Turn, Resumes Operations
Why NCC Is Spearheading National ICT Innovation And Local Content Development
Maimuna’s Memoir: What A Genius
Cash Crunch: Tinubu Shedding ‘Crocodile Tears’ Over Nigerians’ Sufferings – Atiku
What You Need To Know About Cancer
Adigwe Advocates Use Of Artificial Intelligence To Boost Healthcare Delivery
Closing Cancer Care Gap
DMO Issues 2 FGN Savings Bonds
CBN To Audit Banks Over New Naira Notes
BudgIT Launches FG Budget Dashboard
Hajj Institute Takes Off With 21 Students
IGP Posts, Redeploys DIGs, AIGs, CPs
Deconstructing Incessant Aviation Unions Strikes
NSA, CDS, IGP, Assure Nigerians Safety At Elections
Emenike Promises Industrial Clusters In Abia LGs
2023: We Must Put Nigeria On Path Of Righteousness – Makinde
Tribute: Late Emir Sanusi And Lessons Of Life
Onyejeocha Foundation Registers Over 1,000 Abia Students For WAEC
Stock Market Halts Bullish Run, Down By N37bn
Naira Swap: Sterling Bank Gifts Free Transfers To Customers
Federal Govt, BUA Flag Off N116bn Kano-Kazaure-Kongolam Road Construction
Navy Arrests 2 Traffickers, Rescue 18 Victims In Kano
Obi Will Win On Large Voter Turnout –Stears Poll
2023: ‘Anti-Tinubu Cabal Wanted Jonathan As President’
I Will Fully Exploit Bauchi/Gombe Oil Find As President – Atiku
Turkiye-Syria Quake: Girl, 4, Rescued As Death Toll Hits 5,000
The New Spirit At NBA
2022: Extended Worrisome Blight On Democracy In West Africa
Currency Swap: Kola Abiola Berates APC For Imposing Hardship On Nigerians
CBN Won’t Be Used To Frustrate, Thwart 2023 Elections, Emefiele Assures INEC
High Rollers In Las Vegas – How Do They Live
Actress Cum Politician, Funke Akindele, Loses Mum
Naira Swap: Kaduna Gov’t Sues For Peace, Warns Against Mass Protest
Wike Makes U-turn, Re-approves Stadium For Atiku’s Campaign Rally In Rivers
I Will Exploit Bauchi/Gombe Oil Find To The Fullest If Elected President – Atiku
Ogun Community Accuses Deeper Life Church Of Invasion
FUOYE Tackles Food Insecurity Embarks On Large-scale Farming
MRA Asks NASS To Investigate NBC’s Activities
Currency Hoarding: Ogun Cabinet Members To Monitor Banks

The Sun

Cash swap: Anger boils over
CBN won’t be used to scuttle election –Emefiele
Police warn against use of Ebubeagu for election
June 12 elements regrouping to derail democracy –Ganduje
Wike re-approves Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium for Atiku’s rally
We’ll expose you as terrorist sponsors, IPOB dares DSS
UTME registration closes Feb 14, JAMB insists
Anambra communal clash: Death toll rises to 8
Nigeria Decides 2023: Osun Tribunal verdict travesty of justice –Adewale
Nigeria Decides 2023: APC has divided Nigeria –Prof. Udenta
Nigeria Decides 2023: Insecurity: Nigeria Police overwhelmed –Okeke, ex-PSC chairman
Nigeria Decides 2023: BVAS accreditation mock exercise raises many questions
‘Shun apathy, vote right candidates for good governance’
How to manage high blood pressure (hypertension)
Mainland Oil crashes petrol price, accelerates services
Nigeria’ll produce new minimum wage by May 2024 -FG
Sterling Bank gifts free transfers to all customers
Proposed FG-backed consumer credit scheme will industrialize Nigeria – Otunba Abdul-Bojela
FG unveils new policy to track spending Feb 10
Cabotage funding: FG, ship owners on collision course
Russia debut victory excites Quadri
NSF Fallout: Oyo athletes groan, beg Gov. Makinde for rewards
Insurance, Edo Queens’ mgts enroll players, officials for Health Insurance Scheme
Victor Moses prays for Turkish earthquake victims
Emefiele’s unorthodox monetary policy
Immaculate birth of the unborn in Nigeria (1)
‘Hide-and-seek game’ incorrect
Immaculate birth of the unborn in Nigeria (1)
Ethics and discipline in law: Waiting for Godot (5)
The Lux Terra approach to nation-building
NGX sets up Advisory Panel on digital technology products

Daily Trust

ICPC Discovers Over N250m Stashed In Abuja Bank Amid Naira Scarcity
We Won’t Be Used To Thwart 2023 Polls – CBN
Wike Grants Atiku Access To Campaign Venue, Says Ayu Lied On Ikpeazu’s Visit
The Road To Somalia
Ko Switches Caddies To Open ‘23
Man City Face Uncertain Future After Premier League Charges
N10m Up For Grabs In Lagos Athletics Clubs Series
Naija Ratels President, Edeh Relishes SportsVille Award
Naira Scarcity: Banks Shut Down As Angry Youths Troop To Streets In Abeokuta
Naira Scarcity: Buhari Summons Emefiele, EFCC Chairman To Aso Rock
How My Family Escaped Earthquake, Nigerian Survivor Speaks
Naira, Fuel Scarcity Protest Breaks Out In Ondo
Atiku In Bauchi, Vows To Invest In Oil Exploration
Elections: Shake-Up In Police, DIGs, AIGs, CPs Redeployed
Campaign Rally: Peter Obi ‘Disappoints’ Supporters In Yobe
Naira Scarcity: We’ll Provide The Cash You Need For Elections, CBN Assures INEC
PDP: Court Stops Move To Suspend, Expel Wike
You’ll Get Full Benefit From Kolmani Oil, Atiku Tells Bauchi Voters
Rivers SDP Raises Alarm Over Plan To Arrest Its Leaders
Politicians, Electorate Biggest Danger To 2023 Polls – Jega
N10m Up For Grabs In Lagos Athletics Clubs Series
Naija Ratels President, Edeh Relishes SportsVille Award
NSF To Organise Scrabble Festival, AGM On March 20
Earthquake: Death Toll Surpasses 5,000, WHO Says It May Reach 20,000
Editorial: Produce Vaccine To Stop Lassa Fever


Naira Redesign: Buhari meets Bagudu, Tambuwal, Emefiele, Bawa
Shake up in Police as IGP orders posting of senior officers
Come back, let’s rescue Nigeria, Ayu begs Ortom
Naira swap: APC names those working against Tinubu
Fuel, cash scarcity: Youths protest in Ondo, Ogun, Edo
Security agencies ready to contain ‘funny behaviour’ at 2023 elections — Police
Community in Enugu elects former Comptroller of Customs as traditional ruler
Scarcity: Stop panic buying of petrol, IPMAN urges Nigerians
8 APC leaders dump Tinubu, join PDP’s Atiku in Delta
We’ve touched 15 million lives, families in 4 year
Cheers in Anambra communities as UNICEF begins rehabilitation of flood-damaged facilities
Soludo takes delivery of security gadgets donated by Ifeanyi Ubah
Obi presidency will end hardship, restore prosperity to Nigerians – Udeogaranya
Naira swap: APC names those working against Tinubu
Election: Wike working for Tinubu – Fayose
Naira scarcity: Electoral matters, curbing vote-buying not responsibility of CBN – Datti-Ahmed
American rapper Eminem daughter gets enganged
Rivers Govt re-issued approval of stadium for Atiku’s campaign
Fuel, cash scarcity: Youths protest in Ondo, Ogun, Edo
Funke Akindele loses mum
Court orders EFCC to return $60, 000, N580, 000 seized from Bauchi Gov’s son
Serial rapist British police officer bags life in prison for raping 12 women
Ogun boils as youths protest fuel, new Naira notes scarcity
Security agencies ready to contain ‘funny behaviour’ at 2023 elections — Police
Naira scarcity: Electoral matters, curbing vote-buying not responsibility of CBN – Datti-Ahmed
INEC Chairman Yakubu meets Emefiele amid cash scarcity
NNPP raises N511m for Kwankwaso, others campaign in Kano
Jaiz Bank declares N6.67bn profit
NIPC moves to slash Nigeria’s appetite for borrowing
PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION OF FOODS: NHF, scientists canvass national guidelines
Lagos boosts access to health care services as SFH marks 40th
4.6m at risk of female genital mutilation by 2030 – UNFPA, UNICEF
Real Madrid vs Al Ahly: Benzema ruled out of the Club World Cup semis
Ronaldinho’s son, Joao Mendes joins his father’s former club, Barcelona
Christian Atsu rescued from debris of Turkey, Syria earthquake
Man City face points deduction, expulsion for violating financial rules

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