News Headlines Jan 15, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 15, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Bowing to Court Orders, INEC Releases Updated List of Gov’ship, N’Assembly Candidates
With Many Nigerians Paying N250-N400 for Petrol, Marketers, Economists, OPS Insist on Full Deregulation
ADC Presidential Candidate, Kachikwu, Tests Positive for New COVID-19 Variant
Don’t Blackmail Judiciary, Jonathan Cautions Politicians
Four Feared Killed as Gunmen Set CUPP Spokesman’s Residence Ablaze in Imo
NEPC: Non-oil Exports Revenue Increased by 40% to $4.82bn in 2022
Organ Harvesting: Ekweremadu’s Daughter Pleads Not Guilty as Trial Begins January 31
Release Kanu to Me, Soludo Appeals to FG
Tinubu Vows to Work with Military to Defeat Any Threat against Nigeria
North-east APC Youths Warn Party Leaders against Refusal to Address Gale of Defections
Sterling Bank Scores With Renewed Bendel Insurance Deal
Revisiting Private Sector’s Grouses about Finance Bill
Waiting for Banks’ Compliance with CBN Directives on New Naira Notes
Atiku, Tinubu, Obi, Kwankwaso’s Battle for Control of Kano
Has the Signing of Peace Accord Curbed Violence?
Bolanle Raheem: Lai Mohammed’s Curious Silence
Who’s Targeting CBN, INEC Heads?
The Presidential Candidate of G-5 Governors
SDP Denies Alliance With Tinubu, Welcomes Al’Mustapha
Subomi Balogun: Steady Steps Towards 90
For These Bleak Times, A ‘Silva’ Lining…
Loud Whispers with Joseph Edgar
Tajudeen Adeola: One of the Pillars of Modern Banking Hits 69
Olalekan Adebiyi: The Road Master on the Move
Adelegbe’s Midas Touch in Owo/Ose Federal Constituency
Funke Felix-Adejumo: Amazon in the Vineyard of God at 60
January 15, 1966 and the Martydom of Our Heroes Past
De Zerbi Dreams Europe for Brighton After Shocking Reds
Enyimba Begins Abridged NPFL Season with Win in Nasarawa
Moffi on Target for 12th Ligue 1 Goal of the Season
AMCON, NDDC, NEDC and Other Errors
As We Sprint towards the 2023 Polls (2)
Buhari’s Long Farewell
A Book to Read: 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

The Nation

Soludo to FG: I’ll stand surety for Nnamdi Kanu
Organ harvesting: Ekweremadu’s daughter denies trafficking homeless man to UK
Gunmen kill five in attacks on Imo PVC centre, Reps candidate
Inside Alaafin of Oyo’s deserted palace
Ex-Edo lawmaker, associate regain freedom from kidnappers
Osinbajo, governors, Emirs storm Shehu of Borno daughter’s wedding
Elections: Don’t vote along religious lines, Christian leaders tell southern Kaduna people
Tinubu plans gold refinery for Zamfara, says Matawalle
China reports rise in COVID-related deaths after relaxing restrictions
Presidency: G-5 govs deepen suspense over preferred candidate
‘Tinubu is choice of Nigerians in Diaspora’
Train attacks, abductions worsen fear of insecurity in Edo
Rhodes-Vivour foundation mobilises for good governance
Diaspora group urges Ebonyians to shun zoning, tribalism, money-induced politics
20 die in Plateau, Lagos-Ibadan expressway crashes
Police arrest lovers for brutalizing woman’s two children
Killings, arson in Anambra, Imo
NOUN students protest tuition hike
Insight Redefini encourages collective creative work
I didn’t insult Igbo, says Brymo
OAP Dotun summoned by police for domestic violence
Be comfortable with divorce – Aisha Yesufu
EDITORIAL: A sad reminder
Tinubu and his energy.
NPFL matches are back
Obasanjo, Tinubu and leadership acumen
Emilokan: What really is the fuss?
Language, responsibility and civility

The Punch

Controversial allowance: Ayu fails to make PDP account public
PDP, APC disagree over Uzodimma’s scorecard
Polls: DHQ to deploy troops in Sokoto, Imo, Katsina, others
I won’t steal nation’s wealth, Obi replies Tinubu
Our rejection of Shettima stands, North-East youths say
Fayose group campaigns for APC candidate, dumps Olujimi
Police rescue 41 trafficked kids, three suspects nabbed
Gunmen kill two vigilantes in Delta community
15 die in Lagos, Bauchi road crashes
Gunmen attack CUPP spokesman’s residence, four feared killed
PDP supporters feared killed in Plateau road crash
Unmetered power consumers drop to 7.74 million
Investors will lose crypto assets in coming years – SFS Capital CEO
Non-oil sector generated $4.82 in 2022 – NEPC
Kwankwaso promises to tackle drug abuse among youths
APC, Abiodun afraid of me – Adebutu
Our rejection of Shettima stands, North-East youths say
Destruction of PDP billboards may trigger crisis – Ortom
Don’t be blinded by power, Jonathan tells politicians
Napoli can win Scudetto – Osimhen
Maja prefers Ligue 1 promotion to top scorer award
Moffi scores again, tops Neymar
Brymo’s apology sincere, Igbo should accept it – Mgt
Women lie about age to earn respect – Yetunde Bakare
Fame, nothing to do with failed marriage – Ireti Doyle
Disappointments eye-opener for me –Ego
I sold my property to shoot first film – Jude Idada
Editorial: Attacks on doctors must stop now
The futility must end here
Nigeria as cesspool of development ideas
Restructuring: Image and reality
China revised COVID-19 protocol
Victims lament losses to Ibadan spare parts market fire
How wasteful spending, poor tax net drag Nigeria into mega debt (I)
FG interested in oil revenue, not environmental protection – INC boss
I believe Tinubu is Nigeria’s incoming president – Brymo
Drowned footballer’s children still expecting Atiku scholarships — Brother
APC’s failure has made more Nigerians politically aware – Senatorial candidate
Nigerian Catholic Cardinals whose impact speaks for them
Eleganza boss, daughter celebrate birthdays
Osinbajo, monarchs, others attend royal wedding
Olu Okeowo, wife made for each other
Why children from wealthy homes may abuse drugs —Psychiatrists
Claims delaying urination causes kidney disease false, experts say
Severe vomiting during pregnancy may cause miscarriage, gynaecologists warn
Stroke’s dramatic nature makes Africans think it’s spiritual attack – Physician
ChatGPT: New AI tool raises education concerns globally


Borno Stands Still As Shehu’s Daughter Weds Emir Of Lafia’s Son
Urban, Rural Voters Renew Old Rivalries In Crucial Governorship Races
Electricity Consumers, Labour Flay Massive Tariff Increase
Nwosu’s Resignation From PDP Has Vindicated G5 Governors –Wike
NNPP, Kwankwaso Will Take Nigeria To Promised Land – Alkali
Gov Abiodun, Ado-Bayero, Marwa, NITDA Boss, 4 Others Receive FIN-Forbes Awards
Nigeria Will Make Progress If Women’s Rights Are Protected
I’ll Restore Kaduna’s Lost Glory – Shaaban
Urban, Rural Voters Renew Old Rivalries In Crucial Governorship Races
Electricity Consumers, Labour Flay Massive Tariff Increase
Soludo Begs Buhari To Release Nnamdi Kanu Unconditionally
AMAC Opposes FCTA On ‘Park And Pay’ Policy In Abuja
Stop Celebrating People With Doubtful Sources Of Wealth – Kwara Governor
Nigerian Youths, Stand Up To Be Counted!
Ultramodern Correctional Facilities And Matters Arising
Ebonyi Gov’ship Poll: Diaspora Group Endorses PDP Candidate Odii
Fire Guts Kano Police Command Headquarters
10 Die, 9 Injured In Ogun Fatal Road Accident
Ugochinyere’s Uncle, 2 Others Killed As Gunmen Attack CUPP Spokesman
Atiku Vows To Fix Ajaokuta Steel Coy, Develop Inland Port In Kogi
Uncle Killed As Gunmen Attack PDP Reps Candidate, Ugochinyere, In Imo
Bauchi Gov’ship: Amaechi, Malami, Buratai, Others Canvass Votes For APC Candidate Sadique
AMAC Fights FCTA Over ‘Park And Pay’ Policy In Abuja
EPL: Man Utd Stage Comeback To Beat City At Old Trafford
Oil Theft: Investigative Panel Vows To Name, Expose Perpetrators
PDP Financier Dumps Party For APC In Edo
I’ll Restore Kaduna’s Lost Glory – Shaaban
EPL: Man Utd Stage Comeback To Beat City At Old Trafford

The Sun

Nigeria Police headquarters in Kano up in flames
Veteran Actor Femi Ogunrombi is dead
Southeast insecurity: Soludo, Bishop Chukwuma beg FG to release Nnamdi Kanu
Presidential poll: There will be upset –Chekwas Okorie
CUPP spokesman, Ugochinyere, escapes death by whiskers
PDP crisis: ABC Nwosu’s resignation vindicates G-5 Governors –Wike
Traders, police weep as fire wreaks havoc in Oyo, Kano
Kaduna Electric disconnects Sokoto, Zamfara MDAs over N2.5bn debts
Make Southeast safe for elections, stakeholders task govs
Abia doctors barricade Govt House, demand unpaid salaries
Why Nigeria has remained ungovernable –Anglican Primate
Ugwuanyi donates Fire Ball Extinguishers to Enugu markets
Large crowd receives Atiku in Kogi
Abia APGA guber candidate denies making anti-Peter Obi comment
APC youths campaign for Tinubu/Shetttima in Osun
LP has complete programme to rebuild Abia –Otti
PDP supporters die, injured in ghastly accident in Plateau
Sterling Bank scores high with renewed Bendel Insurance deal
Kaduna Electric disconnects Sokoto, Zamfara MDAs over N2.5bn debts
Make Southeast safe for elections, stakeholders task govs
Abia doctors barricade Govt House, demand unpaid salaries
Jonathan cautions politicians against judicial blackmail
2023: Atiku will recover Nigeria, says Ihedioha
NDDC MD promises synergy with state offices
Sterling Bank scores high with renewed Bendel Insurance deal
2023: Ebonyi founding father endorses Odii
Abia APGA guber candidate denies making anti-Peter Obi comment
Female Cricket League: Ekpoma Supernovas set for title defence with Idia Royals
Promoter: Joshua can’t breathe in UK
Napoli coach hails Osimhen goal scoring prowess
Bosso to submit Flying Eagles final squad January 25
Edwards, Usman trilogy for UFC 286 to hold in London
WTT Contender: Ukrainian star halts Aruna Quadri
NPFL: Enyimba stuns Nasarawa United in Jos
Osimhen a pure talent –Oliseh
Sports Minister commissions Ifeanyi Ubah Sports Club
Billionaire Abdulsamad Rabiu’s undying flame of philanthropy
Wavesplus TV show turns 3, celebrates achievements
Asake, Seyi Vibez, others shut down BWUFEST
Whiskey Mistress to reduce unemployment, says Adeeko
Calm down, kick the devil out
INEC and 2023 election ominous signs
Forensic audit: Ex-agitators want NDDC past admins probed, indicted names published
Kwankwaso promises to rid Nigeria of drugs
Akunyili daughter’s US hospital appointment well deserved –Dabiri-Erewa
How Nigerians can overcome hard economy
2023 polls: APC has no moral compass to aspire to lead Nigeria again —Senator Abba Moro, Former, Interior Minister
Mahmood Yakubu: An umpire, unending insecurity and fast-approaching polls
PVC collection: Mixed reactions trail exercise in states
Armed Forces remembrance day: Wounded in action soldiers relive how love for country turned them disabled persons
2023: Ebonyi founding father endorses Odii
Lassa fever kills 1 in Edo, as state records 12 new cases
Nasarawa Assembly passes highest bills in Nigeria
I won’t disappoint in Senate if elected –Ikpeazu
APC youths campaign for Tinubu/Shetttima in Osun
PDP supporters die, injured in ghastly accident in Plateau
LP has complete programme to rebuild Abia –Otti

Daily Trust

199 Of 280 Doctors On Zamfara Payroll Are Ghost Workers – Matawalle
Jonathan: We Get So Blinded When We Get Political Power
NNPP Becomes Main Opposition Party In Gombe Assembly
At Daily Trust Town Hall: Katsina Voters Demand Improved Security, LG Revival, Employment, Others
Libraries In Comatose
Second Niger Bridge Is A Reminder Of One Nigeria
Nigeria Will Restructure Itself – Prof Elaigwu
Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Widows Of Fallen Heroes Seek Support
We’ll Adopt Islamic Governmental System In Katsina – NNPP
Media Trust Townhall: Politicians Have To Fear God – Prof Lugga
DPO Slumps, Dies In Office
2022 Jos Festival: Malcomines, Babale Farms, Army Share Top Laurels
Atiku Campaigns In Kogi, Promises To Revive Ajaokuta Steel Company
PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Govs Attend Wedding Of Shehu Of Borno’s Daughter And Emir Of Lafia’s Son
How Yobe SMEs Struggle To Survive Inflation
NNPC Deepens Onslaught On Oil Thieves
Hazy Contest For Sokoto Government House
Osakwe: A Clergyman’s Second Shot At Presidency
El Clasico In Saudi Arabia As Madrid Battle Barcelona For Supercopa Glory
Guardiola Gives Up On Premier League Title
Aruna Knocked Out Of WTT Contender Durban
Enyimba Kickstart NPFL Season With Win Over Nasarawa Utd
Bosso’s €100,000 Bribery Claim Should Be Investigated
Musk Faces Fraud Trial Over Tesla Tweet
The Presidency As A Tough Call
Time To Halt Losses Of Our Fighting Forces
Editorial: Second Niger Bridge Is A Reminder Of One Nigeria
Fire Guts Auto Spare Parts Market In Ibadan


Money tears Yoruba Nation struggle apart
Three feared dead in attack on CUPP spokesman’s residence
IPOB: Release Kanu to me and insecurity in S/East disappears — Soludo
PDP CRISIS: Wike says window of reconciliation closing, warns of dire consequences
PDP ‘civil war’ deadlocked
BOKO HARAM/ISWAP: Army orders remaining terrorists to surrender or blame themselves
Obi fires back at Tinubu: Nigeria safe in stingy man’s hands
COVID: We are possibly throwing infected wastewater arriving with planes into airport bush — Tomori, virology prof
How Lagos DPO died mysteriously inside his office
Money tears Yoruba Nation struggle apart
Doctors saga: Abia PDP calls citizens to demand factual response from NMA
Senator Sani Musa’s Superlative First Term
Minimum wage: Zamfara discovers 199 ghost medical doctors
Marfada Records signs new artist, Boylumy
Atiku vows to fix Ajaokuta Steel Coy, develop inland port in Kogi
More than 1.4m children out of school in Bauchi, says APC guber candidate
Klopp slams “worst ever” Liverpool performance after loss to Brighton
2023: We condemn barbaric attack on Ugochinyere – Adeyanju
Ex-President Jonathan cautions politicians against judicial blackmail
Kano Police inferno: No life was lost — PPRO
Tinubu’s track record ‘ll ensure victory for APC- Group
Revisit CBT accreditation centers for approvals, Delta govt appeals to JAMB
Kidnapped Edo lawmaker regains freedom
Polls: Immigration graduates 1,800, warns against partisanship, compromise
2023: Vote candidates that will heal Southern Kaduna – Christian leaders
I’ll complete Ajaokuta complex, Kogi inland port, says Atiku in Lokoja
Ebonyi APC chieftain, Okorie resigns party membership
Why Obi is going to London on Monday – Labour Party
Troops eliminate scores of ISWAP terrorists in Borno
Soludo to FG: Release Nnamdi Kanu, I want to stand surety for him
Turning blind eye to our grievances will have fatal consequences, N’East APC youths warn PCC
Plateau PDP supporters in fatal accident after rally
Tinubu is most experience, will emerge President – Akande
Surrender now, army tells terrorists
CUPP spokesman’s attack: Many killed, houses burnt, PDP reacts
2023: Time to give PDP, APC red card and elect Kwankwaso – NNPP
China records 60,000 Covid death cases
US man sues Twitter over data leak
Brazil’s Supreme Court agrees to probe ex-president Bolsonaro over riot
‘Davido threatened to deal with my daughter’, Sina Rambo’s mother-in- law cries out
Nottingham Forest 2-0 Leicester City: Johnson brace secures win for Forest
Welbeck, March on scoresheet as Brighton demolish Liverpool 3-0
Rashford scores winner as Man Utd come from behind to beat rivals Man City 2-1
TRANSFER MARKET: European Clubs shun Super Eagles players

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