News Headlines Jan 17, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 17, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria‘s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Saving Nigerians from preventable deaths from sugary drinks
Refuse dumps overrun Anambra cities
2023: Jonathan keeps everyone guessing
MTN Nigeria, Mafab Communications yet to pay S546m for 5G Spectrum, says NCC
2023: e-transmission of election results shaky
Buhari renews crackdown on bandits’ order to military
Govt cuts gas price to GenCos
APC reconciliation committee wades into Oyetola, Aregbesola feud
A Lagos original
Gains of Buhari’s visit to Ogun State
Africa’s ‘frenemies’
Kayode Idowu Jan 17, 2022
Why Africa must unite to save Ethiopia
Rasheed Olokode Jan 17, 2022
Kanu’s trial and IPOB’s image
NLC’s planned protests
Why Africa must unite to save Ethiopia
Four kidnapped FULafia students regain freedom
Three killed, several abducted in gunmen’s raid of Niger…
Petrol station workers charged with N83m theft
FIDA petitions Bayelsa CP over trafficking of girls
Katsina committee on drug to battle miscreants, addicts
Police in Nasarawa arrest man over rape of octogenarian
NDLEA intercepts 1.5m tablets, capsules of illegal drugs
Bandits on bikes sack Kaduna village
British fintech firm raises $7.4m for emerging markets
Startups get $2.5b funding in five years
‘Animal diseases stunting sector’s growth’
Sterling Bank partners govt on airport upgrade
EDITORIAL: Alarming food imports
Shadowy govt accounts
Hard tackle on Mali
Eguavoen warns Super Eagles against complacency
AFCON 2021: Gambia, Mali through to AFCON Round of 16
AFCON 2021: Sierra Leone in dramatic injury-time equal
Gains of Buhari’s visit to Ogun State

The Punch

Fuel subsidy crisis: States kick as NNPC continues deductions, FAAC meets Wed
PDP govs meet, decide on 2023 zoning, to advise NWC
Electoral bill takes front burner as National Assembly resumes Tuesday
Nnamdi Kanu: South-East govs, Igbo leaders to meet Buhari, insist on political solution
Fares soar, tension rises as Anambra fumes over Tuesday’s IPOB sit-at-home
Buni hails Buhari, says people in North-East now sleep with both eyes closed
Randy man, 43, arrested for alleged rape of 80-year-old Nasarawa woman, blames devil
Ex-LG boss leads Zamfara community’s protest against attacks, N200m payments to bandits
Benue motorcyclist rapes 13-year-old passenger, family demands justice
NDLEA intercepts Kebbi, Kano-bound 1.5 million tramadol, seizes Lagos ports’ drugs
Foreign inflows fall by 32%, UK, S’Africa, others slash Nigeria investments
Nigeria’s debt stock hits N39.6tn in 11 months – Reports
FG distributes 80 laptops to female farmers, empowers widows
Insurance firms’ assets hit N2.09tn amidst recapitalisation suspension
Buhari, Osinbajo shun Twitter 72 hours after ending ban
Govs may abuse state police, regional security outfits – Ekweremadu
APC group alleges plot to postpone convention, knocks Buni panel
APC Convention: Govs insist on February, cast vote of confidence in Buni-led committee
Eagles pocket $10,000 each for Egypt, Sudan wins
I’ll bring in fresh legs against Guinea-Bissau – Eguavoen
Eagles can win AFCON – Omeruo
Eagles not AFCON favourites, insists Chukwueze
Desmond Tutu: The wisdom and the courage
Minabere Ibelema
Medicine in unlikely plant parts: Banana peels
Olufunke
When your fertility is not lost, but you’re searching for it
Abayomi Ajayi
Adekunle Gold set to drop new single after hit with Davido
Reekado Banks calls out Bolt on his producer’s missing bag
Celebs knock Buhari’s regime after lift of Twitter ban
NDLEA: I’ve made covenant never to traffick in hard drugs, says Obi Cubana

Leadership

Osinbajo, Wife Pay Condolence Visit To Shonekan’s Family
BREAKING: APC Govs Insist On February For Convention
Buni Hails Buhari, Lawan For Improved Security In N’East, Synergy In Governance
Akpabio Group Empowers 1,500 In Gombe
JUST-IN: Ex-Malian President, Boubacar Keita, Dies
Amnesty Boss Backs Wike’s War Against Illegal Refineries
NDLEA Intercepts 1.5m Illicit Drugs, Others In Edo, Kano, Lagos
2023: PDP Govs Meet To Restrategise Monday
BREAKING: 4 Abducted Nasarawa Varsity Students Regain Freedom
Rivers: Police Set Up Panel To Probe DPO Over Illegal Bunkering Activities
Agbomhere Kicks Against Obaseki’s Planned Sale Of Hospital, Library Lands
Stock Analysts Optimistic Of Market Uptrend This Week
Beyond Borrowing, Revenue Options For Nigeria’s 2022 Budget Deficit Of N6.39
Mbormi: Where Sultan Attahiru Died Defending Caliphate Against British Colonialists
Stock Analysts Optimistic Of Market Uptrend This Week
Beyond Borrowing, Revenue Options For Nigeria’s 2022 Budget Deficit Of N6.39trn
Nigeria Exports 17.9MMT Of LNG In 2021, Tops Africa’s Chart
AFCON 2021: MTN Hails Super Eagles Progression To 2nd Round

The Sun

Over 3,000 imported vehicles trapped at port as Vreg platform breaks down
Governors’ forum holds ‘crucial meeting’ in Abuja Wednesday
Insurgency: Army chief hails The Sun, pushes for more media collaboration
APC: Consensus chair underway
Insecurity: Farms, streams no longer safe, laments Archbishop Kaigama
I can never attack Tinubu –Kalu
NDLEA intercepts 1.5m tramadol tablets en route Kebbi, Kano at Lagos airport, seaport
You need cracker to tackle insecurity, Tinubu tells Buhari
Obi hails lifting of ban on Twitter
Ohanaeze urges Buhari to tell Kanu ‘my son go, sin no more’
Confusion over sit-at-home as court rules on Kanu
Buhari orders massive military onslaught against terrorists, other criminals in Niger
2023: NASS and politics of new electoral law
Why insecurity persists in Nigeria –Ann-Kio Briggs
No other party’ll win elections in Anambra again, APGA vows
Parallex Bank promises limitless possibilities
Expectations high as December inflation follows deceleration format
EEDC decries increasing rate of energy theft, meter bypass by customers
New ransomware attacks organisational networks discovered
MWUN tasks NIMASA on biometric ID cards for workers
Usoro shatters own record in Texas
Lack of long term plan affecting African football- Okwara
Gabon hopeful Aubameyang’ll play against Morocco
Ghana’s Tetteh, Mali’s Toure handed bans
Omeruo gets all-clear to face Sudan
Round of 16: Super Eagles may face Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia
Visa brings digital payments, exclusive experiences to AFCON
We’re upgrading facilities to reposition sports –Gov Ayade
Glory Girls emerge champions of Benue Basketball U18 tourney
Pretenders to the throne
Buhari’s prayers over Nigeria’s security challenges
When loyalty fails
Liar, liar pants on fire!
Laws of attraction: How we select lovers
State police option against insecurity in Nigeria
New ransomware attacks organisational networks discovered
MWUN tasks NIMASA on biometric ID cards for workers
Coca-Cola launches JAMII sustainability platform for Africa
U.S. backs media literacy project for 170 radio Journalists, 1,000 youths
Celebration Africana at Bubbles Cubana

ThisDay

On Losing Money by Eating Beef
Novak Djokovic Loses Australia Visa Appeal, to Be Deported
2023: North Won’t Vote Based on Sentiments as Done to Buhari, Say Northern Elders
Group Wants Fayose Suspended from PDP over Interference in Congress
Amnesty Programme Boss Backs Wike’s War against Illegal Refineries
Tinubu Tasks Buhari to Eliminate Terrorists
Otti Explains High Costs of Projects in Abia
Nwosu Wants Persons Indicted in His Abduction Arrested
Varsity Don Decries Poor Reading Culture in Nigeria
Ex-PDP Legal Adviser Berates APC over Delayed Appointment of Economic Adviser
Youths Empowerment, Gender Inclusion, Our Major Focus, Says Kwara Gov
ACJMC Commences Free Legal Services for Police Detainees
Basic Education, Weapon against Poverty, Illiteracy, Terrorism, Says Don
2023: PDP’ll Return to Power in Kwara, Say Guber Hopefuls
Four Nasarawa Varsity Students Regain Freedom
Nigeria is Not for Sale, Says Osinbajo Support Group
Alleged N75m Fraud: Lawyer Accuses Police of Cover-up
Engage FG to Free Kanu Instead of Attacking Tinubu, Mumuni Tells…
Bandits Attack Communities in Niger North Senatorial Zone
Kwara North PDP Guber Aspirants Working to Return Party to Power in 2023, Says Ex-Minister
PDP Govs Meet in Port Harcourt Monday
2023: Get Your Voter Cards Ready to Elect Next Governor, Kwara…
N2.4bn Judgment Debt: S’ Court Reverses Self, Restores GTB’s Appeal against…
VFD Group’s Nonso Okpala is Anambra’s Most Inspiring Man of the…
ACJMC Kick-starts Free Legal Services Scheme for Detainees at Police Stations
Insecurity: Buhari Orders Major Military Onslaught on Terrorists in Niger
2023: Don’t Vote Drug Addicted Politicians, Masari’s Wife Tells Nigerians
Anambra Police Arrest Vigilante Commander for Torturing Female Cop
2023: Don’t Vote Drug Addicted Politicians, Masari’s Wife Tells Nigerians
Total Turnover of FGN Bonds, Eurobonds, Others on FMDQ Drops
Recapitalisation Deadline: PFAs Consummate Mergers, Acquisition Deals as Stakeholders Differ on…
2022 Economic Outlook: Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce Outlines Trajectory of Nigeria’s…
Expert: Hike in Education Tax Could Raise N60bn Yearly but Detriment…
NEPZA Drives Efforts to Reposition Gemstone Industry
Entrenched Interests Fuelling APC’s Crises
Who Picks Ekiti APC Governorship Ticket?
222 Days of Twitter Ban in Nigeria and Matters Arising
Celebrating Our Fallen Heroes
MANDATORY CURRENCY DEVALUATION RUINS A NATION
Nigeria, Tunisia Round of 16 Clash Looms
MTN Nigeria Hails Super Eagles’ Second Round Progression
Mark D Ball Basketball Championship Dunks Off
TIT BITS (MATCH DAY 9)
Revamped TBS Cricket Oval Commisioned in Lagos
NFF, Pamodzi Warn Businesses to Desist from AFCON ‘Ambush’ Marketing
Editorial
THE LUCRATIVE GOLD SMUGGLING

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