News Headlines Jan 2, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 2, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria‘s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

2023: Unveiling contenders and pretenders for Buhari’s job
Factors, forces that will determine Ekiti, Osun governorship elections
2022: Can APC survive predictions of its imminent demise?
2022: PDP battles uncertain future
Despite challenges, we’re committed to better Bayelsa, says Diri
NLC to FG: We’ll shut down Nigeria if fuel price increases
2023: 2,500 clerics offer prayers for Tinubu in Kano
Mbaka: My persecutors planned to drug, undress, film me among prostitutes
Queen Diete-Spiff wins award for championing girl-child, women…
Insecurity: Violence defying ideas
NACOPPAM inaugurates Enugu chapter, hints at 2m coconut trees…
Another year of misery beckons?
Nigeria: In all circumstances we must thank God
Nigeria 2022: Permutations, postulations and projections (Part 1)
Despite challenges, we’re committed to better Bayelsa, says…
The economy: boom or bust in 2022?
Entertainers primed for big moves in 2022
Rape: Why I impregnated teenage girl, by Anambra native doctor
How I battled incurable ailment in 2021, by actress Kemi Afolabi
Siblings drown in Kwara river on New Year’s eve
Spurs need new signings in January – Conte
Nigeria: In all circumstances we must thank God

The Punch

Why I turned down NFF technical director job – Olofinjana
I’ve stopped spending money on men– Cindy Okafor
Three times Eagles flew super high
Harmattan aids COVID-19 spread, experts warn
Gunmen kidnap seven monarchs, families, kill two after DSS advisory
ASUU dismisses FG’s N52.5bn, says strike likely soon
God hasn’t told me who’ll be President in 2023 – Adeboye
Powerful forces imposed Ganduje on Kano in 2019 –Kwankwaso
Crossover night: One die, two injured in motorcycle-vehicle collision
Police kill bandit, rescue nine kidnap victims in Kaduna forest
One killed, four injured as Amotekun, suspected hoodlums clash in Osun
US consulate awards $1.02m to Nigerian civic organisations
AFAN promises farmers irrigation facilities to boost production
FG targets $40bn investment in digital infrastructure by 2025
PFAs invest N155.44bn pension funds in real estate
Ikpeazu warns Abians over year 2022 political activities
Ekiti 2022: I’ve raised the bar in governance, Fayemi boasts
PDP chances brighter if Bauchi gov emerges presidential candidate – Wike
Three times Eagles flew super high
Analysts predict loss for Usman in 2022
Full list: 32 AFCON winners since 1957
2022: A phenomenal year of shinning for the sexually-pure (I)
Temilolu Okeowo
Embrace the New Year with a deep sense of gratitude
Who is Nigeria’s Desmond Tutu?
Patoranking had been in my ‘black book’ for long – K-Solo
Fans, colleagues support Kemi Afolabi-Adesipe after ‘incurable disease’ diagnosis
Motherhood, not marriage, changed me more – Simi


Federal Govt Approves Rehabilitation Of Old Moro Bridge In Kwara, Plans New One
2023: Kwara Speaker Denies Guber Ambition
CSJ Writes NASS Over Proposed Amendment Of Fiscal Responsibility Act
Building Robust Economy Requires Active Participation Of Nigerians – FCT Minister
UniAbuja Gets 4 New Professors As Council Promotes 114 Others 16 mins ago
Buhari Decorates Presidential Air Fleet Commander
Health Care System Reform My Priority– Gov Yahaya
Nigeria Will Rise Again – Mimiko
3,000 Escapee Inmates Still At Large – NCoS
NIS Sets March Deadline To Clear Passport Backlogs
New Year: Let’s Join Hands With Buhari To Surmount Our Challenges, NAF Tells Nigerians
APC A Failed Govt, Says Governor Wike
Major Disasters That Shook Nigeria In 2021
Nigeria In 2022: Labour Seeks Job Creation Policies
Alleged N9bn Loan: We Are Not After Bakare – Wema Bank
JUST-IN: Military Raids Zamfara Forest, Kills Bandit Leaders, Others
Borno PDP Protests Renaming Of Damboa Road After Indimi
Ayade Signs 2022 Budget Into Law
Ghana Central Bank Ahead Of CBN In Digital Payment Systems – Sanusi
Massive Investment In Oil, Gas In 2022 Through PIA Expected
Harnessing Huge Maritime Potential To Be Nigeria’s Major Revenue Earner In 2022
China Welcomes 2022 With Worst Cases Since Taming Virus
UAE Bans Foreign Travel For Citizens Without Booster Jab
SPORTING TRIBUTES: Taiwo Awoniyi: Hot On The Heels Of Europe’s Elite
Fireboy, Portable, Pocolee, Others Win Naijatraffic Awards 2021
[EDITORIAL] Tread Cautiously On Calls For Self-defence

The Sun

Why I don’t have New Year resolutions –Adekunbee, artiste
My efforts in curbing corruption in Immigration –Babandede, ex-CG
2023 presidency: I’ll contest if Igbo leaders fail to indicate interest –Iyom Ezeanyaeche, 102-year-old grandma
New minimum wage: NLC to shutdown Zamfara, Taraba, Benue, Kogi, Cross River, Abia, Imo
2022 prophecy: Tough time awaits Kanu, Igboho
2023 presidency: Contest between Kalu, Wike, predicts Prophet Arogun
2023 presidency: Your antics to go North’ll backfire, Ngige warns PDP
Kalu rejoices with Enyi of Aba, Eze Isaac Ikonne at 92
New Year: Don’t lose hope, governors, clerics urge Nigerians
Ugwuanyi shares joy of New Year with the elderly, orphanages
Be ruthless with terrorists, NAS tasks Buhari
Lawan, Buni storm Kano for wedding, condolence
2023: Ayom consults with Mzough-U-Tiv on presidency ambition
APC can’t go into 2023 as divided house, chairmanship aspirant warns
2023: AA not interested in zoning presidency
Osinbajo, Fayemi, Amaechi no match to Tinubu, say Asiwaju support groups
2022 prophecy: Tough time awaits Kanu, Igboho
D’ Tigress’ captain plans big for girl-child
Brentford confirms Onyeka’s AFCON release
Iheanacho calls on African countries to show class
… Reveals his best moment of 2021
Brown ‘Jujuman’ Ebewele’s dead

Barzini becomes first Nigerian artiste to release crypto currency album
Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill and President’s withholding of assent
Why do easterners travel during Yuletide?
Fireboy and the song blowing up Nigeria
The power of mercy 2
Prophecies for the year 2022
2022: National security mistakes President Buhari must avoid
…As Wike endorses Gov Mohammed for president
Ebubeagu: PDP drags Ebonyi govt to court
2022‘ll change Nigeria’s political, economic fortunes –IPAC
Support community devt, people’s welfare, Bishop Okpaleke urges privileged individuals
NDDC: Group calls for prosecution of indicted staff, contractors
Soot: Wike declares war on artisanal crude oil refiners

Daily Trust

NIS Blames Delay In Passport Production On COVID-19, Forex
3 Inmates Escape From Kwara Custodial Centre
We Closed Borno IDP Camps To Restore Dignity Of Our People – Zulum
Shun Doom Predictions, Lagos Catholic Archbishop Tells Nigerians
Tambuwal Earmarks N1.6bn For Projects
Osinbajo’s Firmness, Strength In Governance, Worthy Of Emulation
When Social Media Becomes A Saviour
2022: The Fears And Expectations
Re-Echoing Bishop Kukah
What Money Can’t Buy
Electoral Bill Matter: Has The N/Assembly The Final Say?
Nigerians: An Impatient People
Inspirational Nigerian Women Of 2021
Port Harcourt: Is There A Link Between Respiratory Tract Infections And Soot?
A Diet Rich In Plant-Based Products Reduces The Risk Of Cognitive Impairment In The Elderly
Home Remedy Alert! Honey And Thyme Herbal Homemade Cough Syrup
Child Abuse And Neglect Linked To Early Death In Adulthood
Events That Will Shape Art Industry In 2022
Booker The Most Important Literary Prize Globally – Survey
Skit Making Takes Youths Off Streets – Daramola
Betty White Dies, 3 Weeks Away From 100th Birthday
How We Survive Outside IDPs Camps – Borno Youths
Why Consumers Will Pay More For Chicken, Egg This Year
2021: Sweet For Crop Farmers, Bitter For Their Livestock Peers, Others
Babban Gona 2021 Food Security White Paper Highlights Major Issues
Nigeria Moves To Tap From Livestock Value Chain
AGRO SOLUTIONS: Ways To Boost Wheat Yield
Fish Farmers Say Challenges Getting Worse
Biosafety Agency Gives Scorecard On Effort To Boost Food Security
New Bird Flu Could Be 2022’S Pandemic, Israeli Experts Warn
How Kwankwaso’s Brother’s Death, Shekarau’s Daughter’s Wedding Changed Kano’s Political Calculation
Likely Contenders For Kaduna’s Sir Kashim Ibrahim House
I Prefer Strong, Competitive Nigerian Flag Carriers – Aviation Expert
How CBN’s 5-Year Dev Plan Will Stimulate Nigeria’s Economy – Director
Manufacturers List Forex, Tax Increase As Concerns
How Odun Olodumare Promotes Peace, Unity In Iwoland
Financial Miracles (I)
Through The Birth Of Christ Joy Has Come Into The World
Deep Blue Project: Amaechi’s Attempt At Solving Nigeria’s Maritime Security Issues
Concerns As Uzodimma-Okorocha Feud Tears Imo Apart
Alhaji Auta, Zamfara Kidnap Kingpin, Bombed To Death
Fayemi: Banditry Can Be Tackled Within 17 Months If Some Security Operatives Aren’t Profiting From It
Shun Doom Predictions, Lagos Catholic Archbishop Tells Nigerians
Electoral Bill Matter: Has The N/Assembly The Final Say?
Super Eagles Chaotic Build-Up To 2022 AFCON
Giving Life To Hope
How Strategic Leaders Can Develop A Growth Mind-Set And Win
Editorial: Revive The Anti-Corruption Agenda


2023: APC agreed after merger to rotate presidency ― Ngige
Never out of mind: Maryam Babangida (1948-2009)
God won’t forgive PDP if… ― Wike
PROPHECY: Naira to rise again, a Governor ‘ll lose his seat through court order and what to expect in 2022 — Prophet Samuel
Teruke raises the alarm over fake news, threatens legal action
FG called to set up proprietary firms to boost Forex Trading in Nigeria
Wike condemns bandits attacks in Sokoto
Police kill 38 bandits, lose 5 officers in Katsina
Attack on Custodial Centres: Over 3,000 fleeing inmates still at large
Buhari must address our petrol subsidy morass
A man who raises his fist to a defenceless woman needs psychiatric help!
National Assembly’s pro-democracy acts
God Did It
Jigawa treats 90 rape cases, 27 for murder, 31 for sodomy — Commissioner
The Validity Of Lawan’s ‘Correctness’ On Harmony Between The Executive And Legislature
Man arrested for allegedly using Internet to deceive, sex ladies
Wike to disrobe, replace monarchs avoiding state functions
Rehabilitating a broken Earth
Halting acts of lawlessness by herdsmen
Grazing reserves, a gunpowder keg
2022: I am not expecting anything new, Buhari, APC have failed Nigerians — Unagha
Lassa Fever: Case toll jumps to 92, as new deaths recorded in Bauchi, Ebonyi
2022: expect more robust representation, actualization of bills others, Ereyitomi assures Constituents
2022 shall be better for Akwa Ibom, Gov Emmanuel prays
Boko Haram: Schools, market at Damasak in Borno reopened after 7 years as Army hosts WASA
NNPC reports minor fire incident at Port Harcourt refinery
New Year: Wike schools Buhari on leadership
New Year: Only peace, unity can bring progress to Nigeria ― Gbajabiamila
Leadership: We don’t know whether Buhari takes decisions ― Wike
New Year Message: Again Uzodimma blames opposition for insecurity in Imo
Kwara CAN Chairman, Olawoore, dies aged 60 on eve of New Year
One killed as thugs attempt to lynch Amotekun operatives in Osun
New Year:Pyrates calls for decisive action against terrorists
Cyber Security: We’re stepping up efforts to protect Nigeria’s digital space ― NITDA DG
BREAKING: 3-Storey building on fire in Surulere, Lagos
Accident: Many feared dead along Abakaliki-Enugu expressway
2022: The year of extreme politics
A year like none other

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