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News Headlines Jan 17, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Atiku: It’s Too Risky to Hand over Nigeria to Tinubu or Obi
Emefiele Resumes, Says He Remains Committed to His Oath of Office, Buhari’s Policy Direction
Emefiele Resumes Duty After Annual Leave
NUPRC: Seven Deep Offshore Mini-bid Winners to Be Announced in Next Four Months
At Chatham House, Obi Vows to Destroy Structure Holding Nigerians Captive
Increased Spending, Energy, Production Costs Drive Inflation to 21.34%
Kogi Rejects Ohinoyi of Ebiraland’s Response to Query
Democracy Has Come to Stay in Nigeria, Irabor Declares
Edo Train Attack: Rescued Victims Recount Ordeal, Hail Government
Court Approves Foreign Medical Trip for Ex-Lagos AG
Policeman Killed as Gunmen Again Attack INEC Office in Enugu
SPV Gate: APC Demands Immediate Arrest, Prosecution of Atiku
Osinbajo: With Enterprising Young People, Nigeria Won’t Lag Behind in Technology
Court Decides Fate of Registered Voters’ without PVCs January 30
FMBN, NLC Others to Inaugurate 1,071 Homes Under National Affordable Housing Scheme
FG Set to Resume Work on Major Highways, Restores Road Barricades
Chevron: No Plan to Halt Operations in Nigeria
Nigeria’s Projected Crude Oil Production Short by 283m Barrels, $24.5bn Revenue in 2022
Experts Call for Measurable Results from CBN’s $250m TCN/Discos Intervention
‘Prioritise Agricultural Devt for Inclusive Economic Growth’
Creating Improved Manufacturing Environment with Subsidy Removal
Olusanya: Nigeria Needs to Implement Effective Tax System, Boost FX Revenue
Economist: Don’t Devalue Naira to Close Gap between Official, Parallel Forex Rates
Widows Pledge Support for Niger PDP Guber Candidate
As Tinubu’s Campaign Train Moves to Kwara…
Constitution Review, Water Resources Bill Top Agenda as N’Assembly Resumes Plenary
The Judiciary and 2023 General Elections
Insecurity and the 2023 Elections
Second Niger Bridge, A Promise Kept
Celebrity Launches Scholarship to Promote Tech Education
Man Utd Fans Want Osimhen at Old Trafford Next Summer
Nigerian Navy Wins Armed Forces Combat Competitionh
Shakhtar Donate £22m from Mudryk Transfer Fee to Ukraine War
PGAN Dreams N20m Tournament for its Golfers
Sportsville Rolls out 2023 Awards Programme
NSSF World School Athletics Trials Ignite Abeokuta
George Obiozor, The Enigma, Goes Home
The Chatham House Effect
May Culture Not Be Vulture That Devours Us
CBN Borrowing: When Government Acts Unlawfully
SFL Declares 2023 Customer-Centered Year
ISMN Lagos Chapter Inaugurates Onigbanjo, Others as Executives
Increased Spending, Energy, Production Costs Drive Inflation to 21.34%

The Nation

APC PCC seeks Atiku’s probe for fraud within 72 hours
•Petitions EFCC, ICPC, CDB •‘Ex-VP unfit to contest’ •PDP fires back
Obi refuses to criticise IPOB at Chatham House
IPOB, Kanu’s family differ on Soludo’s offer to stand surety
Inflation eases to 21.34 per cent
Protect your votes, Tinubu advises APC members, supporters
Ondo PDP crisis deepens, as State Working Committee asks chairman to step down
Trust me for another term, Abiodun tells Ogun people
It’s baseless to ask for Tinubu’s medical report, says Keyamo
P&ID: Court okays ex-Lagos commissioner’s foreign medical trip
Tinubu condoles with AfDB President Adesina over mum’s death
Kogi monarch gets 48 hours to respond to govt’s query
Channel 0.5% of GDP into R&D, Buhari tells NEC
APC puts off presidential rally in Kwara
Jonathan accuses politicians of uttering too much bitterness over polls
Bolanle Raheem: Killer-police suspect pleads not guilty
•Lawyer’s car had no plate number, refused to stop twice, witness alleges
16 Plateau accident victims discharged from three hospitals
Woman, eight others held for vandalism in Anambra
Security guard, five others to die by hanging in Osun
Fayose, Olujimi rift deepens as Atiku takes campaign to Ekiti today
Lagos should give five million votes to Tinubu, says Ayinde
2023 Presidency: State of the race – Rivers, Bayelsa, Edo, Anambra
Governorship ticket: Ihedioha, Anyanwu tear Imo PDP apart
Dangote still Africa’s richest
We are yet to get fuel at official price, says IPMAN
Oxfam: Impose high tax on world’s super-rich to bridge inequality
‘NLNG Bonny plant in operation’
BBTitans: 19 housemates nominated for eviction in week one
BBTitans: Housemates receive first wager task of the season
BBTitans: Mmeli has emerged first Head Of House of maiden edition
BBTitans: I’m in a serious relationship with two men – Jaypee
EDITORIAL: Responsibility to vote
What to look for in Buhari’s successor
Fantastic voyage
Emerging election realities
A failure and a deadline
Atiku complex

The Punch

Lack of focused leadership responsible for insecurity – Obi
Oil blocs licensing will end in April –FG
Syndicate defrauds Ogun jobseekers, victims tackle DPO
Emefiele, DSS’s running battle paused as CBN gov resumes
DPO warned us hours before Vandi shot lawyer – Inspector
Infidelity: Rivers man strangles, sets lover ablaze
INEC office attackers kill policeman, security agents defend facility
33-year-old man arraigned for attempted murder
N’Assembly resumes today, N23.7tn loan restructuring tops agenda
States, LGs meet RMAFC, demand higher revenue allocation
Ogun denies Atiku access to stadium for rally
Parties remember women only during rallies, elections – President, African council
AAC, PRP adopt Sowore at Kano town hall
Tinubu-SDP alliance real, unstoppable —SDP
All monies borrowed since 2015 wasted, says Obi
Man United plot summer move for Osimhen
Adesanya most profitable UFC fighter
Delta 2022: Onye rues cancelled gold medal
Black Panther hits N1bn box-office record in W’Africa
Why I refused brain tumour surgery abroad — Aproko Doctor
Content creator Aproko Doctor reveals battle with brain tumour
Again, Brymo apologises for Igbo presidency comments
Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido clinch AFRIMA awards
Editorial: 2023: Without a turnaround, economy may implode
Learn other inspiring uses of ‘some’
What helped me to become a better writer
Economy: Understanding the policies of CBN
PIA and gestation of acts
Illegal crypto transactions hit $20bn
MTN Ghana fined $773m for tax infraction
Nigerian start-ups, others raised $5.4bn in 2022 – Report
Google unveils portal for 2023 elections
ASUU-FG crisis to be resolved soon – FUOYE VC
UNILAG seeks improved dentistry education
Alumni donate items to charity homes
UTME registration ends February, exam begins April


Stop Brain Drain Now, Medical Directors Tell Federal Govt
Atiku, Tinubu Renew War Over Alleged Corruption
Bolanle Raheem: Accused Officer, Vandi, Pleads Not Guilty
The Sharp Rise In Cost Of Living
INEC And Threats To General Elections
New Oil Bid Round To Advance Energy Security, Sustainability – NUPRC
Military Kills 2 Wanted Terrorist Commanders, 40 Others In Niger
Liquidity Crunch Threatens Federal Govt’s 6m Mass Metering Deployment
Jonathan Warns Politicians Against Hate Campaigns
2023 Election, A Fight To The Finish – Wike
2023: Pro-Tinubu Group Begins Door-To-Door Campaign In FCT
At Chatham House, Obi Says He Will Dismantle Inefficiency
DSS Denies Invading CBN, As Emefiele Resumes Duty After Annual Leave
UNIPGC Africa Congratulates Ojadah On Appointment As IPGC/CIPG Global President
Customs Recovers Lawmaker’s N60m SUV From Armed Robbers
4 To Die By Hanging Over Robbery and Murder In Osun
Alleged Corruption: Tinubu Demands Immediate Arrest Of Atiku

The Sun

We have no hand in your misery, Imo govt tells Ugochinyere
Service Chiefs’ intervention saves Emefiele from arrest on arrival at airport
The Sun Awards: I’m happy being honoured by newspaper with good track record –Diri
Inflation declines to 21.34% in Dec – NBS
25m Nigerians at risk of facing hunger in 2023 –Report
IPOB turns down Soludo’s surety request for Kanu
Atiku, Tinubu in fresh war of words
Omobolanle: Suspected killer cop pleads not guilty as trial begins
Again, gunmen raze Enugu INEC office, kill policeman
South East: Agitations caused by prolonged deprivations –Ohanaeze
Police nab 9 suspected robbers in Anambra
Jonathan inaugurates longest bridge in A’Ibom
PDP raises the alarm over alleged APC manipulation, intimidation of voters in Lagos
Tension in Ebonyi PDP as INEC delists guber, NASS candidates
Confusion as campaign council, LOC disagree over Kwara APC presidential rally
2023 election’ll be fight to finish, Wike declares
Group debunks allegations against Tinubu
Elections, cashless policy, others to shape economy’s performance in 2023
Access Bank rewards more customers in mega promo reward scheme
We’ve received over 1m applications for NG-CARES MSME grant –BoI
New minimum wage ready next year
Customs loses N135bn in waivers to NDDC
South East: Agitations caused by prolonged deprivations –Ohanaeze
FG should support widows of police officers –Foundation
Kano denies assault on inmates at children’s home
Igueben train station kidnap: Rescued victims recount ordeal, hail Edo govt
NAFDAC issues public alert on 2 substandard, contaminated products
IHF challenge Trophy: Bittersweet experience for Nigeria’s under age male teams
NSSF World School Athletics trials ignite Abeokuta
Crystal Palace goalkeeper shuns Flying Eagles
Man Utd to break British transfer record to sign Osimhen
Between ‘Mr. stingy’ and ‘Mr. spendthrift’
2023: The countdown begins
2023 elections: Preparing for the unknown
Another priest, Rev. Fr. Achi, martyred
Agenda for post-Buhari Nigeria
Igbo youths deny Ugwuanyi’s involvement in Tinubu’s campaign
AfCFTA: Buhari urges Africa to diversify, boost trade
Olu of Warri stool crisis: Ooni of Ife brokers peace
PAP: Ex-Niger Delta agitators disown petition against Ndiomu
Taming flood debacle through robust engagement
2023: Day Ikpeazu won Abia South senatorial election
How to develop and nurture your acting skills in Nollywood
Why tobacco consumption cannot be banned in Nigeriag
Onslaught against irregular immigrants
Global renewable energy sector has 32% female representation – Abudu, expert
Why I acquired PhD at 82 –Duyile, UNILAG’s oldest graduate
ICPC hails FCET Umunze, on integrity compliance
EU-sponsored summer school kicks off with 50 UNILAG students
Kaduna: Unpaid teachers to get salary this month

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