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News Headlines Jan 20, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Emefiele Meets Buhari at State House
Fashola Flags Off 116 Federal Housing Units in Abuja, Lists FG’s Welfarist Initiatives
TCN Announces Arrival of Additional Eight Transformers, 20 Truckloads of Accessories
NLC Alleges Attack at Headquarters by Thugs over N1bn Housing Project
AfDB President Predicts Stable Economic Outlook for Africa in 2023
Osinbajo to Elite: You Can Make Great Difference for Nigeria
Despite Tightened Security, Illicit Goods Floods Lagos Airport Cargo Terminal
Edo Seeks Support from WHO, UNICEF, Others to Contain Lassa Fever, Confirmed Cases Rise to 58
Omo-Agege Promises to Revive Moribund Companies in Delta
Ganduje: Ruga Settlement Failed Because It Was Conceived Out of Misconception
Only Enemies of Bauchi Would Vote APC’s Sadique, Says Bala Mohammed’s Campaign DG
Climate Investment: Nigeria, China, Others May Lose $377bn GDP Growth
Stock Market Rebounds Slightly to Close at 52,626.42 bpts
NCS, MMIA Revenue Hits N20bn in December 2022
ValueJet to Expand Operations, Acquire Three CRJ Aircraft
Wakanow Restructures for Global Expansion
Schneider Electric Completes Acquisition of AVEVA
Airlines: Retarded by Obsolete Airport Infrastructure
CBN Begins Sensitisation of New Naira Features to Imo Traders
Less Than 2 Months to Governorship Election, Sokoto APC Yet to Begin Campaign
2023 Polls: Time to Rewrite Nigeria’s History, Ohanaeze, Arewa, Afenifere Youths Declare
Insurance Practitioner Celebrates 80th Birthday
The Real Housewives Franchise Goes to Abuja
Africa’s Largest NGO Founder Implores Nigerian Youths to Elect Next President
BusyBee Academy, Weddings Beautiful Africa Sign Pact on International Certifications
Rita Dominic, Flavour, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Grace Tobe Nwigwe’s Pre-Grammy Nomination Party
Foundation Honours Leaders with 2022 MLK Heroes Awards
Insight Publicis Appoints Seyi Layade as New Account Management Director
KortyEO: Nigeria’s Emerging Queen of YouTube
Taye Ige Delighted with Sportsville Award
NPFL: Late Goals Give Insurance, Remo Stars Maximum Points
Injured Djokovic Reach Third Round, Murray Wins Epic Clash with Kokkinakis
Man City Retain Deloitte Football Money League Title
Ugbade Invites 48 Players to Eaglets Camp in Abuja
Groin Knocks out Awoniyi for Eight Weeks
8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Gets February 4 Date
Red hot Lookman Bang Another Brace for Atalanta
Ronaldo, Messi, Mbappe on Targets, Neymar Miss Penalty as PSG Beat Riyadh All-Stars
2023 Elections: Preparations, Priorities for Electoral Integrity
Yes, Buhari was a Mistake

The Nation

Makinde, Ayu’s deputy shun Atiku’s rally in Ibada
•Why G-5 governors won’t join presidential campaign, by Ortom•Ex-VP promises to make Southwest industrial hub
Nigerians should expect life-defining infrastructure, says Tinubu
Obi’s LP petty, says Soludo
Why petrol is scarce, by major marketers
UPDATED: APC kicks as explosion rocks rally in Rivers
Appeal Court orders INEC to recognise Udofia as Akwa-Ibom APC Gov candidate
Another Okowa’s aide, Otuaro resigns, defects to APC
‘Japa’ syndrome: We are being overstretched – Doctors lament
CBN to query banks dispensing old notes via ATMs
Tinubu will get Nigeria back on track, says TSN
Lagos orders fuel stations to open between 9am-4pm
IG didn’t get tenure extension, says Minister
Abducted Edo train passengers freed, says NRC
Court strikes out suit against Buhari, others over NDDC board appointments
Edo train kidnap: Two remaining victims freed
•Seven suspects arrested •Fed Govt neglecting Edo on Lassa Fever’
Atiku storms Ibadan for PDP presidential rally
Rebuild Imo spokesman Meekam dumps Iheodioha
ElectHer, CSOs, INEC seek increased women’s participation in polls
‘Why I’m in Anambra Central senatorial race’
BBTitans: Biggie introduces four more housemates
Age fraud not limited to celebrities alone – Yetunde Bakare
I survived four miscarriages, says Rudeboy’s ex-wife
Stop forwarding church materials to me- Prince Eke
Polls: Time to decolonise the press, Nigeria (3)
Public and private perception of the 1966 coup

The Punch

Louts torture conductor over N100, angry drivers meet MC Oluomo
Lagos accountant allegedly defrauds employer of N10m
Welder killed in building collapse, Lagos says construction illegal
2023: UK, EU, Australia issue security alerts
Rising petrol price hits N300 per litre
Atiku decries explosion at APC rally in Rivers
Buhari receives Emefiele at State House
Lagos accountant allegedly defrauds employer of N10m
Two ex-convicts caught for attempted fraud
Shari’ah court judges remanded for alleged theft, forgery
US retail sales falls, shoppers battle inflation
Firm unveils new product
Centre eyes 300 million jobs for African youths
Makinde absent as loyalists attend Atiku’s rally in Ibadan
Corps members need special life insurance for elections – Rep
Atiku decries explosion at APC rally in Rivers
Kanu needed for South-East elections to hold – Soludo
SDP Delta gov candidate shares fuel to motorists
Bassey tipped for EPL move amid Ajax struggles
Fulham, Valladolid track Maja
Uzoechi rescues point for Owena Whales
BBTitans: First twist as Biggie introduces new housemates
Burna Boy, Rema, Asake top Soundcity Awards nominee list
I have returned to Islam, says JJC Skills
Editorial: IMF’s warning on fresh global recession
A system that showed Buhari ‘shege’ (1)
If good men pull back, delinquents become poohbahs
Unlocking potential of Nigeria’s logistics market
Dishonest scapegoating of Big Brother Titans
China revised COVID-19 protocol
Most South-East Fulani settlements wiped out – Leader
Infrastructure budget shrinks as security, debt servicing gulp N9.29tn
Election: Borno declares eight-day holiday for schools
EKOBA pledges to support students’ education
‘Village library will boost children’s learning’
Alumni demand return of school to owners


I Won’t Tolerate Incompetent, Bad Leaders, Obi Vows
LEADERSHIP Award: NCDMB Owes Success To Teamwork, Resilience – Wabote
Explosion, Heavy Shooting Mar APC, PDP Rallies In Rivers, Edo
Explosion, Heavy Shooting Mar APC, PDP Rallies In Rivers, Edo
I Won’t Tolerate Incompetent, Bad Leaders, Obi Vows
AFTER DSS ARREST DRAMA Welcome Back, Mr Governor, President Muhammadu Buhari Tells Emefiele
NNPCL Now Sells Petrol At N194/Litre As Scarcity Bites Harder
Tinubu Mulls Construction Industry Bank, Vows To Combat Insecurity From All Angles
2 Soldiers Arrested For Robbery, Kidnapping In Abuja
Major European League Winner Odds And Predictions
Chelsea Agree £29m Deal To Sign PSV Eindhoven Forward Noni Madueke
Nasarawa Gov Storms AEDC, Lodges Complaints Over Power Shortages, High Tarrif
Lagos Declares Work-free Days For Collection Of Voter Cards
Australian Open: Nigerian-born Mmoh Stuns Zverev, Advances To 3rd Round
NJC Slams State Gov’ts Over Non-payment Of Retirement Benefits, Gratuities Of Judges
Court Strikes Out Suit Against Buhari Over NDDC Appointments
CBN To Sanction Banks Dispensing Old Naira Notes In Cross River
Lagos Politician Funke Akindele’s Ex-husband, JJC Skillz, Returns To Islam
3 Injured As Explosion Rocks APC Campaign Rally In Rivers
Peace, Devt Complement Each Other, Says Buhari
Atiku Support Organisation Dissolves State Structures, Liaison Officers
Netflix Loses 39,451 Users As Banks Suspend Transaction On Naira Cards

The Sun

CBN to sanction banks over new naira notes scarcity
The Sun Awards, cherished honour we won’t forget –Opara, Okoye
Only unpatriotic Nigerians’ll vote presidential candidate with bad character –Obasanjo
Fuel scarcity worsens over prolonged supply shortages
IGP presents N13.6b cheques to 6,128 families of deceased, injured police officers
Enugu launches scheme to end multiple taxes on commercial vehiclesó
Atiku in Ibadan, promises devolution of more powers, resources to states
Lagos declares 4-work-free day for collection of PVCs
IPOB: Kanu’s release critical to security, peace in South East –Soludo
NLC debunks alleged attack on civil servants
How I should be addressed, Osun Governor
Nigeria Decides 2023: PDP’s injustice to South East painful, bitter pill to swallow –Prof. ABC Nwosu
Nigeria Decides 2023: North solidly behind Peter Obi –Yerima
Obi grounds Minna, says there’ll be no more IDP camps in Nigeria
Enugu communities embrace PDP, governorship candidate, Mbah
PVCs are being bought, carted away in Kaduna – SOKAPU
Domestic airlines slash flight ticket prices on January lull
Charter operators smile to banks from political campaigns
Bi-Courtney’s MMA2 training academy attains NCAA accreditation
Customs MMIA Command generates N20.9bn in 2022
Ethiopian Airlines to include Atlanta to its network
Fulham to splash N2.3bn on Maja
Paris 2024 Olympics: Adekuoroye joins coaching in USA
Nottingham Forest shops for Awoniyi’s replacement
Taye Ige delighted with Sportsville Award
Musician Yo’Dele delights his fans with 2023 new single ‘Keke Ti Koko’
Martina to open biggest dance studio In Abuja
Misters of Nigeria winner to get plot of land
Judges unveiled for arts for change competition
Using modifiers in speaking and writing (2)
LGBTQ: More questions than answers
Need for nation building and ordered society
Nigeria’s most crucial election
Obi’s redeeming outing at Chatham House
Who washed the hands of Mr. President?
AFRIMA 2022: Stars shine down on Asake, Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid, others
We’ll continue pushing Nigerian music to global stage –Don Jazzy
Nigerian Idol 8 kicks off with auditions
How to keep your child Safe online
Kano police nab 40 for robbery, kidnapping, others
Jega: Bridge of bountiful opportunities
Nigerian Idol 8 kicks off with auditions
Molt’N dazzles rap lovers with The OutSet
Taye Ige delighted with Sportsville Award
8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon gets February 4 date
NSF: Diri rewards, offers automatic employment to medallists
Domestic airlines slash flight ticket prices on January lull
Charter operators smile to banks from political campaigns
Tears as veteran actor, Baba Feyikogbon, is buried
Gbenga Beke makes waves with His Majesty album

Daily Trust

Old Notes: Reconsider Jan. 31 Deadline, Sultan Tells CBN
CBN Asks Nigerians To Reject Old Naira Notes From Banks
Diphtheria: NCDC Places Health Workers On Alert, Lists States With Fresh Outbreak
Mudslinging Intensifies As The Elections Approach
Swiatek To Renew Hunt For Maiden Melbourne Title
Murray Grinds Down Kokkinakis In Late-Night Epic
Remo, Tornadoes Remain Unbeaten As Insurance Stun Plateau United
We Fought Enemies Of NPFL To Achieve Results — Elegbeleye
Supporters Injured As Explosion Rocks Rivers APC Rally
CBN: We’ve Been Begging Banks To Pick Up New Naira Notes
Kano Shari’ah Court Judges, Others Sent To Prison Over N500m ‘Fraud’
Why Nigeria needs to get it right in 2023 — Iyabo Ojo
– Why technology will shape this year’s general elections’ results
– Al-Habibiyyah tasks Nigerians on voting
Elites Can Make A Great Difference In Nigeria – Osinbajo
Labourer Dies In Lagos Building Collapse
We’ve Achieved 85% Polling Unit Registration – Labour Party
Kano Moves To Improve Hide, Skin Business
FG Revokes 3,402 Mining Titles, Nets N14.59bn In 5yrs
Wema Bank’s Season Two 5for5 Promo For Grand Finale Draws
Industrialists Seek Cluster Areas To Boost Production
Exploring Gum Arabic Will Help Nigeria Increase Revenue – Reps
Scores Of PDP Members Defect To APC In Jigawa
Insecurity: Stakeholders Ask INEC To Recruit Locals As Ad Hoc Staff
I’ll Restructure Nigeria, Industrialise S/West – Atiku
Kaduna Gov’ship: I’ll Involve Traditional Rulers In Fighting Insecurity – APC Candidate
Private Sector Sets Policy Priorities For Presidential Candidates
Swiatek To Renew Hunt For Maiden Melbourne Title
Murray Grinds Down Kokkinakis In Late-Night Epic
Ronaldo, Messi Roll Back The Years In Nine-Goal Thriller
100-Year-Old Japanese Weekly News Magazine To Shut Down
Musk Auctions Bird Statue At Twitter HQ For $100,000
Post-2023, Leadership Function And The Lessons Of History
Apologies For Slavery Are Commendable, But Not Nearly Enough
Now That Ekiti Is The ‘Safest’ State In Nigeria…
Editorial; Yes To ECOWAS Standby Force, But
Major Issues Confronting Cabbage Farmers


FG increases petrol price to N185 per litre
Presidency: Why we prefer Peter Obi — Obasanjo, Ortom
Double explosions rock Port Harcourt APC rally
FG revokes 3402 mining licenses
N10m Offa bank robbery allegation against me ‘fat lie’ —Abba Kyar
Olanipekun laments deteriorating state of courtrooms across Nigeria
Presidency: Lawyer petitions anti-graft agencies, wants Tinubu, Obi probed
Enugu 2023: Ozalla, Obe communities embrace PDP, reject opposition parties
Ruga settlement policy misunderstood – Ganduje
Throat disease kills 25 in Kano
6 killed as residents foil kidnap attempt in Kaduna community
2 ex-convicts arrested for fraud in Lagos
Ruga settlement policy misunderstood — Ganduje
Double blessing: Rescued from human traffickers, empowered to live
We’ll secure every inch of Nigeria — Tinubu
AfDB projects 3.1% GDP growth for Nigeria in 2023
Poll’ll make or mar Nigeria —Catholic Bishops
Unemployment: FG to launch labour statistics system — Ngige
Day Taraba students grounded Jalingo over exam cancellation
Presidency: Why we prefer Peter Obi — Obasanjo, Ortom
Gov Ganduje’s daughter vows to return N50,000 bride price to end 16-yr-old marriage
Alleged rape of 16-yr-old girl: It was consensual agreement, 60-yr-old man tells Ondo court
Lagos Int’l airport Customs revenue rises 9% in 2022
Police kill one, arrest another over murder of Keke rider in Delta
Atiku Support Organisation dissolves state chapters, restructures
Sen Sani Musa inaugurates Campaign Council for Niger East Senatorial District
RAM 1500 Revolution offer three-row EV truck
NDDC appointments: Court strikes out suit against FG
Gov Yahaya’s ex-commissioner joins NNPP in Gombe
Finally, Toyota Century gets SUV version
Nigeria Car of the Year: Coolray, S-Presso, GS4: Who wears the crown?
Bayelsa police nab robbery suspect, recover dummy gun
Forest Sanity: Troops neutralize 10 bandits
Global Rights calls on INEC to improve access to PVC collection
Red Line: LASG announces 9 weeks traffic diversion at Muritala Muhammed Way
Anambra youths vow to protect INEC personnel, materials
Day Taraba students grounded Jalingo over exam cancellation
Osun Speaker, lawmakers clash over N250,000 yuletide money
King Charles, Queen Consort Camilla won’t rule, says astrologer
BBTitans: Biggie pulls first twist, introduces 4 new housemates
BBTitans: Blame organisers, Ebuka for distracting youth from election – Chacha Eke’s husband
Cabana Chief Priest, Isreal DMW react to Mr. Jollof slamming Wizkid
Real Housewives of Abuja premieres Feb 17 – MultiChoice
Meet Yemi Cregx, handsome Nigerian BBTitans housemate, fashion influencer
Double explosions injure 3 in Port Harcourt APC rally
SIFAX ICT records 8736hrs zero injury lost time
Volume of PoS transactions falls 2% to 85.2m
Copa Del Rey: Real Madrid pull epic comeback to beat Villarreal
EPL: Man City defeat Spurs 4-2 in stunning comeback
Ronaldo, Messi score as PSG edge Riyadh All-Stars in nine-goal thriller
Ex-Tottenham player, Anton Walkes dies in US boat crash
Arsenal reach agreement to sign Brighton star, Trossard
Obi vs Atiku: Ndigbo’s conundrum in February’s presidential poll
Oba takes lead in the race to become next governor of Akwa Ibom
Delta 2023 and those who live in glass houses
The roads to progress, prosperity
Praises as Adediran, foremost OAU Professor, retires @70

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