News Headlines Jan 21, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 21, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria‘s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Buhari: El-Rufai is Writing His History in Letters of Gold
*Vows never to let anyone impose himself on Nigerians
IMF Proposes $50bn Trust Fund to Help Low-income Countries
NEC: Fuel Subsidy Stays for Now, But May Be Removed Before Year End
Tinubu Visits IBB, Seeks Ex-Military Leader’s Blessing for Presidential Bid
Buhari: How I Cheated Death in 2014
30 Firms to Begin Manufacturing Covid-19 Pills for Poor Nations
Soludo Inaugurates 80-man Transition Committee
Komolafe Confirms NNPC as Holder of Addax’s OML Licences
NCDMB, Navy Plan Joint Committee on Maritime Security in Oil Locations
I Went to Seek IBB’s Blessing, Says Tinubu
Concerns Mount as International Airlines Cancel Flights to US over 5G
Scientists Discover Gene that Can Reduce Covid-19 Severity By 20%
Abdulsalami: Nigeria at Crossroads, Insists Nation is Bleeding
Power Must Shift to South in 2023, PANDEF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, MBF…
$750m World Bank Support will Complement FG’s Job Creation, Poverty Alleviation…
Terrorists Attack Military Base, Kill Soldier, NSCDC Officer in Katsina
Shinkafi: Yari Not Qualified to Contest APC Chairmanship
Omo-Agege Hails Nigeria’s Oldest Monarch at 105
NBA Condemns Alleged Killing, Human Rights Violation by DSS in Edo
DHQ: Troops Vanquish 37 Insurgents in North-east, 867 Terrorists, Families Surrender
Demolition: Ekiti Landlords Protest Non-payment of Compensations
14th Car Owner Emerges in Glo Joy Unlimited Promo
Police Explain Role in Ekiti PDP Congress
Gov Accuses FG of Sidelining Bauchi on COVID-19 Support,…
Gov to Resettle Victims of Bandits’ Attacks in Kebbi
Economic Council Backs Second Ease of Doing Business Report
Niger Primary School Teachers Vow to Continue with Sit-at-Home Action
2019 Audit Report: House to Investigate 178,459 Missing Police Arms, Ammunition
As Uzodimma Creates Ministry Of Homeland Security
Cedar Advisory Partners Becomes Largest Shareholder in Union Diagnostics
Religious Drivers Needed
Ijaw Congress Joins Suit Seeking S’East’s Exit from Nigria
Ponzi: House Passes Bill to Empower SEC to Freeze Assets of…
Tinubu Visits IBB, Seeks Ex-Military Leader’s Blessing for Presidential Bid
Court Remands Man for Killing His 75-year-old Mother in Ekiti
Buhari: How I Cheated Death in 2014
Tight Security as Buhari Inaugurates Projects in Kaduna
Soludo Inaugurates 80-man Transition Committee
Ekiti 2022: APC Aspirant Dumps Party, to Pick Accord Party’s Ticket
NEC: Final Decision on Petrol Subsidy will Be Taken in June
UniAbuja Sets up Committee on Staff Audit
APC ‘ll Make Nigerians Proud after Convention, Says Orji Kalu
APC Chairmanship: Sani Musa is Sure of Victory, Says Advisory Council
Delta Govt Donates Five Amoured Carriers to Army, Police
Omo-Agege Hails Nigeria’s Oldest Monarch at 105
Nigerian Professors of Computer Science Still Analogue, Says Okebukola
Emerhor Forum Denies Members’ Defections to PDP in Delta
Abia Women Storm APC Secretariat, Kick against Imposition of Emenike
Delta Oil Community Issues Seven-day Ultimatum to NPDC
Ijaw Youths Warn Blackmailers to Stay Clear of NCDMB Boss
Bauchi Empowers 1,000 Beneficiaries with N150m, Tools
DSS, Tipper Drivers’ Clash: Obaseki Condoles with Union over Death
News in Photographs: Osinbajo at APC Women Conference Dinner
Osinbajo Presides over NEC Meeting
Aggrieved Benue APC Members Urge Court Not to Swear in Disputed…
Travel Agents Demand Reduction in Cost of PCR Test
Terrorists Attack Niger Community
Gunmen Kill Two Persons, Abduct One in Enugu
Kanu Denies Fresh 15-Count Terrorism Charge
CANTU Beauty Announces $250,000 Investment for Women Empowerment
NGX, SEC Strengthen Alliance to Enhance Market Development
BluePeak Announces First Investment From Flagship $200m Private Capital Fund to…
Poverty Index: Poverty in West Africa Surges by 2.9% in 2021
RMB Nigeria Advises BUA Foods on its Listing by Introduction on…
As Uzodimma Creates Ministry Of Homeland Security
Biden’s First Year as President is Commendable
NBBF Crisis: Ugboaja Vows to Resume Work as Players’ Rep
Scans in London Certify Aubameyang’s Heart as ‘Healthy’
Australian Open: Murray Loses in Straight Sets to Daniel
Chelsea’s Unvaccinated Players Set to Miss UCL Tie at Lille
AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS Holders Algeria Knocked out as Ivory Coast Book Egypt in Round of 16
Troost-Ekong Sets Sight on the Trophy
How Bridge Nigeria Restored Hope through Education: Its Impact in Underserved Communities
The East-West Dichotomy

The Nation

Okorocha’s blackmail will no longer work in Imo, says Uzodimma
Delta NLC to protest planned petrol subsidy removal on January 27
‘Abia court ruling has vindicated Kanu’
Smuggling: Customs boss inaugurates 18 patrol boats in Rivers
NAPTIP rescues 90, reunites 85 with families in Akwa Ibom
Don’t rest on your oars, Board members urge TheNation employees
NEC: Petrol subsidy can’t continue beyond June
Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal in proxy war over PDP ticket
Fleet-footed Simon reiterates AFCON vow
Eagles: history-chasing Eguavoen gives Rohr credits
Nadal relishes exciting tennis career
Qatar 2022: 1.2 million tickets sold in 24 hours
Badminton: Winners emerge at Ceniplug-VGC Open
Golden Jubilee Polo Tourney: Fallen heroes honoured in Port…
Adenuga: my life through football, boxing
Fury vs Usyk: Joshua, Whyte may demand £20m
Alhaji Kamara: from heartache to fulfilled dream
Aubameyang: my heart is fine
Our Reporter Jan 21, 2022
Fleet-footed Simon reiterates AFCON vow
Eagles: history-chasing Eguavoen gives Rohr credits
Drivers protest extortion in Delta
Woman, 67, needs N4m for brain surgery
Bandits attack another Niger community
Police arrest ex-staff of Owerri FMC over attempted ‘ritual…
Let’s save Okikiola Abdulahi, girl without anus
LIRS to employers: File your tax returns
UN commends Nigeria over first-ever piracy conviction in…
Kerosene price rose by 6.10% in December

The Punch

N450m fraud: Court refuses to stay proceedings in ex-minister Bulama, others’ trial
Mexico records 33,308 murders in 2021
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EPL fixtures: Matches to watch this weekend as Premier League top-four race hots up
Reps order probe of contract kickbacks, extortion by MDA officials
Baby, three others freeze to death near US-Canada border
Abdulsalami, workers warn FG as NEC decides subsidy removal June
Nigerians want Jonathan to return, says ex-commissioner
NEF, Zulum advise Nigerians on 2023 presidency, Ogbeh decries weak economy
Ondo NSCDC to deploy female officers in schools
Two killed, five injured as mast collapses in Benue
Lagos photographer, mentor trade blame over N1m camera lens
Ekiti community demands compensation for demolished houses, issues ultimatum
Reps order probe of contract kickbacks, extortion by MDA officials
51,392 workers change pension companies, move N190.62bn
FG’ll ensure completion of Ebonyi airport – Sirika
Reps approve special fund for NYSC, bill scales second reading
Suspended Ogun APC ex-women leader fingers SSG over suspension
Direct primary was Gbajabiamila’s idea to favour someone —Senator Na’Allah
2023: Women’s group backs Osinbajo, seeks Buhari’s support
Ekiti 2022: PDP names Nwodo, Chikwe, others to appeals committee
EPL fixtures: Matches to watch this weekend as Premier League top-four race hots up
Full fixtures: Nigeria face Tunisia at AFCON knockout stage, Ivory Coast vs Egypt
Athletic Bilbao knock Barcelona out of Copa del Rey
I can play any role if ‘package’ is good – Actor Yemi Solade
Yoruba actor, Lala, bags second degree, graduates in UNILAG
Always know I’m here for you, Timi Dakolo’s wife assures singer on birthday
I won’t let people talk down on my husband, Toyin Abraham knocks critics


Governors Move To Avert Planned Protest Over Fuel Price Hike
El-Rufai Has Transformed Kaduna With Projects – Buhari
Direct Primary Is The Real Democracy – Melaye
2023: I’ve IBB’s Blessing To Run – Tinubu 20 mins agoTroops Kill 129 Terrorists, Arrest 64 As 863 Surrender
NSA To INEC: Tackle Logistics, Operational Challenges Before 2023 Elections
NLC Backs Bill To Outlaw Yearly House Rents In FCT
Reps To Probe 178,459 Missing Police Arms
2023: Like North Central, N’East Legislators Endorse Yahaya Bello For President
Why Husbands Often Die First
Adamawa Senatorial Hopeful Donates ICT Centre To School
Army Dismisses Report Of Attacks On Igbo Communities In South-East
NEC Recommends N302 Fuel Pump Price
2023: Like North Central, N’East Legislators Endorse Yahaya Bello For President
2023: I’ll Mobilise 30m Youngsters For APC If Elected Youth Leader – Agbomhere
South-East Presidency Will Stop Biafra Clamour – OYC
Federal Govt Bans Importation Of Rice Through Seaports
Cocoa Farmers Target 500,000MT By 2024
SEC Commends NGX, CSCS, others on Market Development
Stakeholders Endorse Igoche Mark For NBBF Presidency
COVID-19 Outbreak Hits Tunisia Squad At AFCON
EDITORIAL: Pyramids And The Rice Revolution

The Sun

N’East legislators back N’Central colleagues on Yahaya Bello
Udom guarantees N4.7bn Zenith Bank loan for automobile plant
I never denied IPOB in Court -Kanu
Soldiers kill, arrest 123 terrorists, rescue 27 kidnap victims in 2 weeks as another 864 terrorists surrender
You’re haunted by innocent blood spilled during your tenure, Imo govt tells Okorocha
Reps mull 10-year jail term for ponzi scheme operators
Sirika hails Umahi for Ebonyi Airport project
Reps probe police over ‘missing’ firearms
Kwara works on 143 roads in 3 years
Capt Okunbo’s son, others get Euroknowledge awards
Udom guarantees N4.7bn Zenith Bank loan for automobile plant
Yari not qualified for APC national chairmanship – Shinkafi
Ohanaeze lauds Igbo on declarations for presidency
2023: Owie tackles Clark on zoning of presidency
Only youthful passion’ll restore Nigeria – Presidential aspirant
Bolarinwa emerges ACAMB President
Glo Joy Unlimited Extravaganza produces 109 new winners
Sirika hails Umahi for Ebonyi Airport project
CSR: Gasland donates to orphanage, rewards loyal customers
Win AFCON, get choice land in Nigeria
Falconets join Eagles in Cameroon
Man behind Okagbare’s alleged doping scandal granted bond
“33” Export Lager rewards fans
Rohr denied entry into Nigeria
Nigeria outclasses Zambia in hockey AFCON
AJ, Usyk’s fight likely for April or May in UK
Eagles practice penalties ahead of round of 16
AJ insists no stepping down for Fury, Usyk fight
Ngannou plans to drag Usman, Adesanya to Africa
Eguavoen backs appointment of Paseiro as Nigeria coach
Paseiro missing in Cameroon
2023: Babel of voices
Houses overlooking rivers, seas and oceans
NUC: please, save the nation
Deliberate confusion over electoral bill
Ugwuanyi and The Most Peaceful Governor Award
The new tax on carbonated drinks
Missing in transit
NGO calls for protection of child rights
Community leaders, youths decry illegal activities of Cameroonian refugees in Cross River
‘Abia 2023: Power must shift to Abia North’
Gbajabiamila inaugurates LUTH’s ultramodern outpatient building
LSPR launches in Nigeria
Long knives in forests: Time to audit national parks

Daily Trust

Electoral Act: Gbajabiamila Introduced Direct Primary To Favour Someone – Na’Allah
Mixed Reactions Trail Shop Demolition For Road Construction By Kwara Govt
100 Indigent Students Benefit From Free Uniforms In Kwara
Office Relocation: Youth Group Vows To Continue Case Against LG Boss
Kogi LG Chairperson Flags-Off Free Medical Treatment
Hospital Detains 30-Year-Old Lady Over N1.5m Bill
400 Ex-Agitators Benefit From Amnesty Training Programme
Enugu Community, Tackles Ex-Commissioner Over Police Harassment
Abia First Lady Builds Market, Gives Grant To Women
Controversial Eke Ukwu Market In Imo To Be Completed This Year
Police Arrest 2 Men For Killing Motorcyclist In Osun
7 Kidnappers’ Informants Nabbed Near Abuja
Armed Robbery: Court Fixes Date For Trial Of 2 Policemen, Soldier
Police Intercept 20 Sacks Of Indian Hemp In Kano
Court Remands Man, 35, Over Murder Of His Mother
Court Adjourns Case Of Man Who Macheted Friend To Death In Kwara
Whose Choice Is It – Yours Or His?
Biden Nominates First US Muslim Woman As Federal Judge
Cleric Charges Parents On Child Upbringing
Foundation Seeks Divine Intervention For Nigeria
Ndah, Nwakali, Awoniyi Promise To Make Nigerians Proud
Super Eagles Switch Attention To Penalties As Round Of 16 Beckons
Buoyant Simon Reiterates Super Eagles Goal In Cameroon
I’m Not Under Any Pressure To Play, Says Akpeyi
Hazard Extra-Time Goal In 8 Months Sends Real Through
Barty, Osaka One Win Away From Showdown
Lack Of Respect: How Our Politicians Speak To Us
Nigeria Loses N585bn Yearly Leather Revenue To Other Countries – Minister
FIRS To Block Tax Leakage With 100% Automation
Sit-At-Home: We’re Dying Of Hunger, Anambra Artisans Lament
Premium Pension Reappoints Mairami As Managing Director
ICRC To Revive 6 Abandoned Dry Port Projects
‘BUA Refinery Project, Others To Advance Akwa Ibom’s Economy’
NCDMB To Build Facility For Ship Repair, Others In Bayelsa
Ossiomo Plant To Power Benin Airport, NAF Base
Five SME Finalists To Battle For N3m FMN Prize
Customs Commissions 18 Creek Boats In River
Why I Want To Promote Traditional Sports – Aisha
Rotaract Club Tasks Youths On Humanitarian Works
Arewa Youths To Buhari: Include More Youths In Your Cabinet
‘Why You Should Prepare Students For Olympiads’
Ritual Killing Of Girls In Jos Stirs Apprehension Among Residents
Family Of Late Plateau Lawmaker Empowers Constituents
Open Letter To Mr President On APC Crisis In Osun
The Pandemic Is Birthing Billionaires And Killing The Poor
Reducing Inequality And Poverty In Nigeria: An Alternative Approach
Do Your Children A Favour Die Broke (II)
EDITORIAL: Rescue Our Historical And Cultural Monuments
Why We Should Rotate Power
2023: Niger Gov Endorses Tinubu For Presidency
Tongues Wag As Matawalle, Deputy Bicker Over Resignation
Ortom To Buhari: Benue Not Enjoying Your Government
We’ll Leave A Better Nigeria Than We Inherited – Buhari
Electoral Bill: Why House Differed With Senate On New Provisions – Rep
2023: Improve On Logistics, Operations, NSA Tells INEC
APC Must Sustain Capacity To Retain Power Beyond 2023 – Agbomhere
N/East APC Legislators Pass Vote Of Confidence On Buni C’ttee
2023: Yar’adua Asked To Contest Katsina Gov’ship
Nnamdi Kanu: Apologise To Nigeria, Malami, Coalition Tells Canadian Minister
We Don’t Bury Mutilated Monarch’s Body In Owu Kingdom – Council Of Chiefs
Court Remands Mother Of Student Who Beat Up Ogun Teacher
Electoral Act: Gbajabiamila Introduced Direct Primary To Favour Someone – Na’Allah
Nigeria To Face Tunisia As Algeria Crash Out Of AFCON 2021
Boko Haram Fighters Currently Raiding Chibok Village
How Kano School Proprietor Killed, Buried Five-Year-Old Pupil
Voter’s Card Revalidation: Tinubu And The Band Of New Wailers
PHOTOS: Tinubu Takes Presidential Campaign To IBB’s Mansion
Lead Fight Against Maritime Crimes In Gulf Of Guinea, UN Tells Nigeria
Bandits Storm Katsina Military Base, Gun Down Soldier, NSCDC Operative
We’ll Leave Nigeria Better Than We Met It – Buhari
APC Crisis: Cracks In Abiodun’s Camp Over Suspension Of Ogun Lawmaker’s Mother
Expect A Decision On Petrol Subsidy In June, NEC Tells Nigerians
Ortom To Buhari: Benue Not Enjoying Your Government
Two NITEL Workers Killed As Telecom Mast Collapses In Benue
Boko Haram Fighters Currently Raiding Chibok Village
Premium Pension Reappoints Mairami As Managing Director
Namibia Court Refuses To Recognise Same-Sex Marriages

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