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News Headlines Jan 13, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Again, Buhari Warns Foreign Missions not to Interfere in Nigeria’s Local Politics
Buhari Flays Killing of 7 NSCDC Personnel by Bandits in Kaduna
ACF Urges Wike to Resolve Difference with Atiku
LP: Why Obi’s UK Firm, Next International, Was Shutdown
Pele: Genius ‘Who Built The World Cup’
NERC: Discos Collected N188bn as Revenue Out of N265bn Billed in Q2, 2022
Your Allegations against Me Unfortunate, Monarch Replies Kogi Government
INEC Extends Deadline for Collection of PVCs Till January 29
Okupe Released by DSS, Says He Was Erroneously Arrested
Gunmen Attack, Kill Three Vigilance Operatives, Raze Buildings in Anambra
Fashola: Why I Will Vote, Campaign for Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu
ASR Africa, BUA Foundation Approve N1.5bn Grant for Projects in Ogun Communities
Nigerian Airlines to Receive 40 Brand New Aircraft in 36 Months
Transcorp Bags Multiple Awards
Ibrahim: Investments & Securities Bill Aims to Inspire Confidence in Capital Market
“Despite Challenges, Employees Must Adopt Technology to Survive”
Challenges Confronting Ports Economic Regulation
Of Government’s Interest and National Carrier
Stakeholders List Factors that Will Spur Aviation Sector in 2023
Air Cargo Demand Softened in November, Says IATA
NACAN Boss Seeks Implementation of ATS-MHS at Airports
Temple’s Shining Creative Stars
How MultiChoice Continues Supporting Big Brother Naija Housemates Years After Making Them Stars
Jammal Ibrahim on Playing SP Danladi Dikko in Showmax’s ‘Crime and Justice Lagos’
Joyous Lagos Industrialist Richard Agbapuru Gives out Daughter in Marriage
The Voice Nigeria S4: Coach Niyola Gets Lucky
Keep Eyes on Osimhen, Allegri Warns as Juve Visit Napoli Tonight
Tension as Holders Morocco Withdraw from CHAN in Algeria
Ronaldo Missing, Messi, Mbappe, Others Listed for FIFA ‘Best Award’
Okpekpe Race Organisers Happy to Set the Pace for Road Running Events in Nigeria
Messi’s ‘Agent-dad Jorge Speculated in Riyadh to Negotiate £245m-a-year Deal for Son
Draper to Play Top Seed Nadal in First Round
Man Utd Agree Loan Deal for Weghorst
E-commerce Logistics and Future of E-commerce Businesses
Let’s Bring Together Countries, Corporations to Grow and Identify Global Pathogens

The Nation

Why we arrested Okupe, by Department of State Services
•Obi’s ex-campaign DG held on 2016 watch list
2023: Why I won’t campaign for Obi — Obasanjo
DSS arrested Okupe with six-year-old watchlist request – EFCC
BREAKING: Okupe confirms release from EFCC custody
Kwankwaso: NNPP will tackle insecurity, rebuild economy
Tinubu, Gbajabiamila salute Lawan at 64
Supreme Court to accelerate hearing in case of senator jailed seven years
Buhari to lead APC’s ‘mother’ of all rallies in Kwara, says committee
A minister’s empty boast
Trailer kills NSCDC officer in Minna
‘Tinubu will address problems bedevilling Nigeria’
Let’s rejig strategies, commissioner tells workers
Lawmaker sensitises residents on PVC collection
‘Causes of fire, by director’
Premia Business Network holds Second Gala, Awards
Tinubu celebrates Lawan at 64
AbdulRazaq to face five others in Kwara governorship race
The state of the presidential race in Taraba, Kebbi, Zamfara, FCT
Ogun PDP: Adebutu floors Lawal at Supreme Court
NEMSA commences nationwide electricity monitoring, evaluation
Oil price: The shape of things to come
‘Brace up for inflation, unemployment, debt burden’
TUC express sadness over continued importation of petrol
Fidelis Duker laments high cost of fuel
Editorial: Steep rise
• We urge gradual rather than 200% increase in insurance premium
Africa’s extractive industries and transparency
Much ado about private varsities’ First Class
Remembering Adebayo Alao-Akala
Nigeria’s rough diamonds
2023: Time to decolonise the press, Nigeria (2)

The Punch

Why private universities produce more first-class graduates
My wife unconscious for three days after sextuplets’ birth — Husband
Budget deficit rises 370%, hits N47tn under Buhari
Ballot paper: Local printers set to sue INEC
Kaduna deputy speaker, member dump APC for LP
Buhari orders manhunt for killers of NSCDC officers
Church seeks help for burnt N100m Catholic seminary
Prosecute killers of our son, family tells IG
Lagos police arraign man for N7m fraud
Gunmen kill four Anambra vigilantes, bomb five buildings
Edo demolishes illegal structures
$2.5bn lost monthly to oil production – NECA
Jigawa PDP receives returning ex-deputy gov
Sanwo-Olu assures workers of better deal
APC chief donates building to Tinubu group
Osun tribunal takes final addresses today
West Ham begin negotiations for Moffi
U-20 AFCON: Egypt sweat over Nigeria, Senegal threat
Temperature-regulated Insurance jerseys sell for N20,000
Nigerian actors condemn release of Njamah’s nude videos
2023 Golden Globes ceremony hit low all-time NBC ratings
Why I had two abortions at age 19, 24 –BB9ja Phyna
Editorial: Ogun couple’s killers must not go free
Which president can remove fuel subsidy?
Education will enlighten youth, says publisher


INEC Extends PVCs Collection Nationwide To Jan 29
Terrorism: Federal Govt Secures 397 Convictions In 7 Years
2023 POLLS: Don’t Interfere In Our Elections, Buhari Tells Foreign Powers
Why They Shoot Friends And Spare The Enemy
Troops, Police Kill 1 Hoodlum, Recover Bodies Of 3 Vigilantes In Anambra
2023 Elections: Federal Govt Begins Capacity Building For Police Officers
Seventh Day Adventist Asks Court To Stop Conduct Of Elections, Exams On Saturdays
Gov’ship Race: Appeal Court Dismisses PDP’s Bid To Stop Emenike
Japan PM Disappointed With China’s Visa Suspension
UK Court Hears Federal Govt, P&ID Case January 16
African Investor, SUNU Group Chairman Dies At 81
Return Of Park And Pay Policy In The FCT
Buhari’s Critics Are Ignorant – Federal Govt
Supreme Court Grants Sen Nwaoboshi Reprieve
NIS Boss Asks Border Communities To Check Foreigners’ Infiltration
Denounce Your Betrayal Action Now, Group Tells Benin Dukes
Lithium Is The New Oil, Gov’t Must Control Its Exploitation – Malami
Spain Honours Late Nigerian Envoy, Demola Seriki, With Posthumous Award
FCTA Threatens Legal Action Against Street-naming Cartel In Abuja
JUST-IN: Policeman Killed As Security Operatives Rescue Kidnapped Judge In Edo
FIFA Snubs Ronaldo, Nominates Messi, Mbappe, Others For ‘2022 Best Player’ Award
9th N’Assembly Has Delivered On Its Legislative Agenda – Lawan
I Was Kept In Dark, Kogi Govt’s Allegations Against Me Unfair, Ohinoyi Of Ebiraland Replies Query
Auction: EFCC Records 26 Successful Bids For Forfeited Assets On Day 3
Nigeria, ECOWAS Member-States Implementing Strategies To Stop Coups – Buhari
2023: Court Dismisses PDP Suit Seeking Kwara Gov’s Disqualification
Doyin Okupe Released After DSS Arrest In Error
Imo: Ayu’s Case At S’Court Against Ogbu Unforgivable – Ugochinyere
Buhari Reacts To Killing Of 7 NSCDC Operatives, Directs Military To Make Bandits Pay Price
Arsonists Attack Anambra LG Secretariat As Security Operatives Repel Attackers

The Sun

Don’t meddle in Nigeria’s polls, Buhari tells international community
The Sun Award’ll fire us to go beyond our expectations –NNPCL boss
INEC bows to pressure, extends deadline for PVC collection
NLC,TUC dump LP support Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu
Abia-North projects: Itumbazor gets another water borehole from Kalu
…Kalu hails Senate president at 64
CAN endorses Bishop Onuoha, ADC candidate
Not Known Details About insurance
FG recovers £6.3m, $390m, £5.4m from proceeds of crime, forfeited assets
LP flays arrest, release of Okupe at Lagos Airport
Make bandits pay for 7 NSCDC personnel killed at mining site, Buhari orders military
Anambra: 4 killed as gunmen attack Ihiala LG headquarters
Spain to assist Nigeria tackle insecurity
Nigeria Decides 2023: Tinubu’s visit exposes underbelly of Enugu APC
Nigeria Decides 2023: It’s time for Nigerian President of Igbo extraction –Greg Ibe
Don’t hand Nigeria over to sick person -Obi
… He’s God’s gift to Nigeria –Ezeife
Infrastructure, security, minerals exploration top demand list of Oji River LGA to Enugu PDP guber candidate
Total BVN registrations hit 56.57m –NIBSS
CBN takes new naira, cashless policy sensitisation to markets
ASR Africa, BUA Foundation approve N1.5bn grant for development projects in Ogun
Buhari approves N24.4bn for smart irrigation scheme, says NASENI EVC
Borrowing to fund budget: Senate talks tough
NDE trains 65 unemployed youths in Nasarawa on CBTS
Customs rakes in N1.022trn revenue, intercepts 157 containers of tramadol, others
Firm backs NAICOM’s vehicle insurance increase
NIMASA lists out 3 criteria for local shipowners to get $350m, N16bn CVFF
Investors gain N328bn in 3 days as NGX retains positive market performance
Enyimba, Abia Warriors, Rangers get 3pm kickoff for home matches
Bizman urges Abia youths to embrace sports, shun violence
Flying Eagles call up excites Christogonus
U20 AFCON: Foreign pros trickle into Flying Eagles camp
Nkiru Sylvanus ties the knot traditionally
Tope Alabi, Gordons, others to headline Alimosho Arise concert
Using modifiers in speaking and writing
INEC’s alert on threats to elections and govt’s sluggish response
The youths and the 2023 polls
China-Nigeria cooperation in the new era
Aviation experts set agenda for 2023
Entertainers, celebrities mourn AMAA’s Peace Anyiam–Osigwe
Sylla, Aiida, Thusi to host AFRIMA in Senegal
We’re tired of marginalization -Oba Adekoya
My ordeal in the hands of Lagos urchins –Ibisola
Mystro Sugar breaks new ground
All roads lead to Arogbo for Echobration
ASR Africa, BUA Foundation approve N1.5bn grant for development projects in Ogun
Buhari approves N24.4bn for smart irrigation scheme, says NASENI EVC
NIMASA lists out 3 criteria for local shipowners to get $350m, N16bn CVFF

Daily Trust

Confusion Over Emefiele’s Whereabouts
Don’t Hand Over Sick Country To Sick Man, Peter Obi Tells Nigerians
INEC Extends PVC Collection Deadline By One Week
Ronaldo Missing As Messi, Mbappe Among Nominees For FIFA Best Award
Osimhen Awarded Power Horse Emerging Player Of The Year
Quadri Dims Chinese’s Sun, Moves Into WTT Contender Round Of 16
Draper Fires Warning To Nadal By Reaching Adelaide Semis
Murray, Fritz Polish Australian Open Form With Kooyong Wins
Ex-ABU VC, Bursar Arraigned For N1bn Fraud
God Will Cancel 2023 Elections If It Won’t Favour Nigerians – Evangelist
We’ll Sanction Banks Hoarding New Notes – CBN
Policeman Killed, Victim Shot As Abducted Edo Magistrate Is Rescued
Naira Losing Value As African Currencies Come Under Pressure
KADCCIMA Urges FG To Review Economic Policies
Spanish Investors Shop For Nigeria’s Oil Industry – Sylva
Customs Collected N1.023trn In 2022 From Apapa Port
Kwara Gov’ship: Court Dismisses PDP Suit Seeking AbdulRazaq’s Disqualification
Ortom: Vote PDP, Other Parties Have Nothing To Offer
Katsina Gov’ship: Radda, Lado, Khalil, Jino, Talba For Daily Trust Town Hall Meeting Saturday
N/East APC Youths Withdraw Support For Shettima Over Gale Of Defections
Rivers Gov’ship: PDP Will Retain Power — Campaign DG
Murray, Fritz Polish Australian Open Form With Kooyong Wins
Harry’s Book ‘Spare’ Sells Record 1.4 Mn Copies On Day One
Major Higlights From Prince Harry’s Explosive Memoir, Spare
Expanding The Democratic Space Through Independent Candidacy
2023 Elections: The Need To Rewrite Nigeria’s History
How Paternity Fraud Is Finding Its Way Into Northern Nigeria
Editorial: Edson Nascimento Arantes (Pele) 1940–2022
Ekiti LG Installs 100 Solar Streetlights
Communities To Benefit As FG Moves To Add Value To Raw Salt Production, Others
How Gombe ‘Masa’ Seller Raised 3 Graduates
Kano Hubby Heads To Court As Wife Joins Film Industry


Peter Obi challenges other candidates on educational records, health status
Kaduna Deputy Speaker, member leave APC for Labour Party
Africa Prudential bags more ISO Certifications
Presidency: Negative narratives won’t affect Tinubu’s chances – Youth directorate
Insecurity: How secret Boko Haram victims’ camps operated for 9 years in Nasarawa
FUHSO plans collaboration with BSCVGs on security of students, staff
Herdsmen destroy 30 hectares of cassava farm in Ondo
Gov Abiodun, Ado-Bayero, Marwa, others for Forbes Award
IPoB disowns alleged female executioner
PVC COLLECTION: INEC extends deadline to Jan 29
Efficiency: NIS commences Abeokuta passport office construction, opens Kano front office
2023 polls: Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu campaign group launches grassroots strategy for victory
Nigeria’s debt profile may hit N77tn in June 2023, NECA warns
Potter’s misery mounts as Fulham beat Chelsea after Felix red card
Barca overcome Betis to reach ‘Clasico’ Super Cup final
I chose female running mate to demonstrate commitment to working with women — Mutfwang
FG prosecuted 3,000 terrorism cases, says Malami
Polls: Omo-Agege vows to revitalise Delta Steel Company if elected governor
Gunmen kidnap Divisional Police Officer in Plateau
How incoming govt can turn around economy —Employers
Doyin Okupe’s arrest, attempt to embarrass him — Labour Party
PDP deputy gov candidate Akinlade receives 500 ADC/APC defectors in Ogun
FCCPC to collaborate with SON, NAFDAC to strengthen regulations, penalties
Energy sector offers more robust relationship between Nigeria, Spain — Osinbajo
Shettima treats all groups equally, APC PCC reacts to N’East youth group
Obi-Datti Movement is beyond Obi, it’s about Nigeria – Utomi
Rise in Prices of Product in Nigeria
Peter Obi will win on first ballot – Dele Farotimi
I don’t have sickle cell, Phyno debunks claim
Full list of 2023 Golden Globes winners
We’ll punish banks hoarding new naira notes – CBN vows
Why we extended deadline for PVCs collection – INEC
Rigging claim, letter to Britain: Obasanjo not responsible – Aide
LASU School of Transport wins $50,000 grant for research on accidents
INEC extends PVC collection deadline
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‘Managing Chelsea hardest job in football’, Potter admits
N1m for SAN application: Lawyers divided over fee
Wither whistle-blowing policy?
2023: Wike is heading for the ‘dustbin of history’
Using modifiers in speaking and writing (1)
Buhari and the Tinubu campaign

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