News Headlines Jan 22, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 22, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria‘s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Dele Adeleke: When family ties are not enough
2023 Polls: All candidates must declare bank assets, says INEC
REMINISCE: Members of my family say I’m Makanaki without guns
Revealed: Real reason Nasarawa farmer beat wife to death
ERNEST SHONEKAN’S WIDOW: My husband died of acute pneumonia
I killed my 5-year-old pupil with rat poison, suspect tells police
Why I abducted, killed 5-year-old pupil, by school proprietor
FG, States, LGAs share N699.824bn December 2021 revenue
‘I don’t micromanage people’
Haruna Samuel: The Airman and the Greek gift
EFCC arraigns ex-bank director over alleged N26.6bn fraud
ISWAP kills two, abducts 17 in fresh Chibok attack
Sylvester Oromoni: Ijaw Youth Council rejects Lagos DPP’s advice,…
Olu of Warri hails Africa’s longest reigning monarch on 105th…
Festus Adedayo, Tinubu and the character question
A new dawn for Super Eagles
Chizoba Nwokoye’s PA allegedly absconds with ATM, car key,…
Social media agog as Laycon posts shirtless photo
Our plans for 2022, by 10 top Nigerian celebs
Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband, wife, Ogbodo in love-up photos
CBN introduces e-invoicing for importers, exporters
States, banks, others delay ICDs completion
Lagos gives 100 small business owners PoS phones
Fed Govt lauds NCC on youths’ digital skills
Sylvester Oromoni: Ijaw Youth Council rejects Lagos DPP’s advice, hires SAN
Olu of Warri hails Africa’s longest reigning monarch on 105th birthday

The Punch

How violent gang stabbed my brother to death during Enugu church bazaar – Lagos-based man
I suspect boyfriend took my daughter’s blood for ritual after killing her – Edo man
Factional delegate lists threaten APC convention, party may back govs
NCDC orders mandatory COVID-19 test for travellers, 18,000 cases recorded
Travellers panic over Lagos-Ibadan highway kidnappings, Oyo, Ogun go after gunmen
Sylvester was in severe pain day I picked him from Dowen, guardian tells coroner
Cop, trader die in Minna gang war
Two feared dead in Lagos transport union members’ supremacy battle
Suspects arrested as hoodlums’ clash causes panic in Lagos
Nigeria’s forex inflow hits $55.5bn in seven months
Govt moves to revive six moribund ports
FG’s January bonds oversubscribed by N175bn –DMO
CBN implements e-invoice for imports, exports Feb 1
Ekiti PDP in aggressive search for peace before gov poll
PDP govs, Saraki receive Lagos4Lagos convener to party
Zone presidential ticket to South, coalition urges parties
I’m running for APC chairman, not president —Ex-Borno gov, Sheriff
World Cup: Optimism as Eagles know playoff foes today
It hurts missing AFCON – Balogun
Umar pleads for time
Eguavoen wary of Tunisia
When you don’t know what to do
Fola Ojo
Tinubu’s native intelligence
Tunji Ajibade
Toyin Lawani’s near-nude video angers fans
Why I don’t flaunt my family on social media — Kiekie
Celebs congratulate Ayo Makun, wife on birth of second child after 13 years
Fuji music can’t die, afrobeats singers get inspiration from it — Ayinla Kollington


Nigeria May Not Be Able To Pay Salaries – Ogomudia
I’m Happy With Your Success In Kaduna, Buhari Tells el-Rufai
Despite Constraints, We Will Cater For Our People – Osinbajo
Okowa Dissolves Delta Traditional Rulers Council
Policeman, Trader Killed In Minna Youth Clash
FCT Council Poll: We’ll Not Conduct Election In Empty Polling Units – Yakubu
Investing In Hand Sanitiser Business
IGP Orders Posting Of New Police Commissioners
EFCC Arraigns Ex-bank Director For Alleged N26.6bn Fraud
Booster Shots In US Strongly Protect Against Severe Disease From Omicron, CDC Studies Show
NSITF Pays N.867bn Claims, To Prosecute Recalcitrant Employers
Port Congestion: Nigeria Losing 30% Container Traffic To Togo
South West APC Heading To February Convention A Divided House
Again, Boko Haram Strikes In Chibok, Abducts Many Girls
World Economic Forum: Osinbajo Seeks International Partnership To Tackle Terrorism, Climate Change
How El-Rufai Is Exciting Engineers
Electoral Bill: Mustapha Hails NASS For Acceding To Buhari’s Request
Yari Replies Shinkafi, Accuses Him Of Destroying APGA
APC Stakeholders Applaud Buni For Heeding Calls To Hold Convention
NSITF Pays N.867bn Claims, To Prosecute Recalcitrant Employers
Ebonyi Airport Will Boost Foreign, Domestic Investments –Sirika
NBBF Crisis: Ugboaja Talks Tough, Vows To Resume Work As Players’ Rep
AFCON 2021: Nigeria To Face Tunisia Sunday In Round of 16
Skiibii Features Davido In ‘Baddest Boy’ Remix
Needed: More Modular Refineries

The Sun

Why National Assembly must pass Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill -Bisi Fayemi
How we kidnapped, killed, burnt 71-year-old man
Killing of little Hanifa: Kano Govt shuts down, withdraws licences of indicted schools
Fears, jitters over rise in kidnapping, banditry in South-West
I need a rich man with strong manhood –Omalicha Elom
AMCON takes over Ibadan Disco for loan default
2023: We’re talking with stakeholders to zone presidency to South East –Kalu
How Bayelsa commissioner was kidnapped
Without corps members, education, health sectors will be in jeopardy -NYSC DG
Vacant stool: Royal families seek Sanwo-Olu’s consent to crown king-elect
Akpor, new Defence spokesman, assumes office, seeks media support
Sensitise Nigerians against double registration, INEC begs media
Charter of Equity: Abia North Elders insist on producing next governor
Ekiti people have good reasons to support APC –Biodun Oyebanji, ex-SSG
In politics, women should stop playing second fiddle -Aisha Ummi El-Rufai
Alumona, AAAN Vice President, becomes APCON fellow
AMCON takes over Ibadan Disco for loan default
FG set to support outstanding ‘incubatees’
Funding for NCAT still major challenge –Capt. Modibbo, Rector
Super Eagles moves up in FIFA Ranking
… It’s a big deal for me-Ndah
NTTF’ll be ready for 2022 World Team Table Tennis Championships –Scribe
Djokovic majority owner of COVID-19 treatment companies
Kamaru Usman gets high rating in Top Three UFC Fighters
Emmanuelking tips Eagles for glory
Amunike, Song confirmed AFCON 2023 Preliminary Round Draw assistants
AFCON 2021: Eagles pocket N33m for goals scored
New Rangers star, Martins set double-digit goals target
Fans relish memorable experiences at MTN fans parks
Irregular migration: TMP takes campaign to young footballers
AFCON 2021: Osimhen applauds Iheanacho, Ndidi, Moses
Badaiki’s mission to bridge the gap in movie production
Why I don’t have baby mama –Classy Jester
71-year-old Brother Lazarus of Voice of the Cross fame: Many now go into gospel music for financial gains
Nigeria’s top celebrities honour business mogul, Gilbert Igweka
Uyo agog as Aity Dennis dazzles at Carols Festival
Can we do it better than the youths?
Deliberate confusion over electoral bill
Between direct primaries and electronic transmission of results
AFRD: COAS celebrates, presents vehicles to Army heroes
British public standard on trial
On American government’s romance with Nigerian editors
Energy mogul, Tonye Cole back to school
Former Governor James Ibori celebrates wife, Senami’s 40th birthday in style
Perennial cash shortages in banks worry depositors
How we kidnapped, killed, burnt 71-year-old man
Faleke bags chieftaincy title, ASNAT award
Badagry: Where heaven seeks to meet the earth


Osinbajo Wants Debt Relief For Nigeria, Others At WEF
Reps to investigate missing 178,459 police firearms
Tinubu visits IBB, donates N50m to victims of banditry in…
Nigeria at crossroads, authorities must take advice in good…
2023: Insecurity remains our greatest threat ― INEC chairman
COVID-19: Lift international travel bans, WHO urges…
New minimum wage: NLC issues fresh 14-day ultimatum to Kogi govt
Gunmen kidnap commissioner over disagreement to set-up illegal refinery in Bayelsa
CCII urges Oyo govt, kingmakers to hasten installation of new Olubadan
Osun gov named NewsDirect Newspaper’s man, best gov of the year
Buhari mourns murdered 5-year-old Hanifa
2023: Work as a team for PDP’s victory, Ayu, Ikpeazu, Wike task leaders, members
NSCDC prosecutes cattle rustler for N2.5m cows in Kwara
Olu of Warri visits 105-yr-old Delta monarch, says date of birth symbolic
Troops neutralise kidnap syndicate in Plateau
Court remands 32-year-old grave digger in Prison in Ondo
2023: Help sensitise Nigerians against double registrations, INEC pleads with media
Plateau Verification Committee uncovers 709 civil servants with false ages
AMCON takes over IBEDC
Civil society protests in Benin over planned hike in fuel price, electricity tariff
COVID-19: Oyo govt distributes first aid kits to 250 BESDA learning centres
Alabi Takes Over From Odumosu As Lagos CP
(JUST IN): Two killed as hoodlums clash in Lagos Island
Five killed in Kogi cult clash
Govt confirms killings in bandits attack on Niger community
Stamp Duties Act 2021 Unconstitutional ― Financial Experts


Confusion Reigns in APC over Chairmanship, Buni Scheming
* Akume: Chairmanship already assigned to North-central, commends Caretaker Committee *Sheriff: Rumoured zoning aimed at stopping me from leading APC
CBN Introduces Single Window Price Portal for Imports and Exports
*New system to operate on a Global Price Verification Mechanism guided by benchmark prices
At World Economic Forum, Osinbajo Warns Multilateral Finance Institutions against Defunding Oil, Gas Projects in Africa
Buhari, Ganduje Promise Justice for Little Hanifa Killed by Teacher
Ganduje Vows to Secure Justice for Hanifa
‘I Killed Hanifa with N100 Rat Poison’
Kidnapping on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Dangote, Emefiele Commend Gov Abiodun for Making Ogun Investment Friendly
Police: Gang Fight in Lagos Island Over
Court Remands Rivers Monarch in Correctional Centre over Cult…
Obi Felicitates with Bishop Okeke as He Turns 75
Alumona, AAAN Vice President, Becomes APCON Fellow
Pharmacists Demand Implementation of Consultant Cadre Approval
Nigerians Unhappy with Buhari, Regret Voting for Him, Says Ortom
Abia APC Warns Congress Losers to Desist from Demarketing Party, State…
Buhari: UK, Africa Trade Deal Will Create Jobs, Boost…
INEC to Demand Bank Asset Declarations from Candidates in 2023 Elections
Nigeria Records 18,000 Cases of COVID-19 from Inbound Travellers,…
Late Naval Chief, Ibrahim, Pitched Tent with Buhari as Candidate, Says…
FAAC Shares N699.824bn, as December Allocation Rises by N23.878bn
Police to Investigate Death of 11-year-old Student Beaten by Teacher
Delta Traditional Rulers’ Council Dissolved, Okowa Commends HRM Efeizomor II
IG Deploys New Police Chiefs in Lagos, Yobe, Benue
Alleged N26.6bn Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Ex-Bank PHB Director, Adenmosun
Ogun to Set Up Commission against Yahoo Boys, Declares War on Kidnappers
Oil Thieves Abduct Bayelsa Commissioner
UN: Boko Haram, ISWAP Still Very Dangerous, Says N’East Needs $1bn…
Taraba Communal Clashes: Death Toll Rises to Eight
SaMBA Demands Immediate Release of Detained Kaduna-based Journalist
AMCON Takes over Ibadan Disco over Insolvency
Guarding Against Excessive Speed in 2022 (II)
BMW Manufacturing Says it Set Production Record in 2021
Kia Partners Fixit45, Set to Offer Genuine Auto Parts
Third Quarter Sales Still Constrained by Semiconductor Shortages, Says JLR
Biodun Oyebanji: I Deserve Gov Fayemi’s Endorsement
Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce Xrays 2022 Economic Outlook
Has Sanwo-Olu Finally Broken the Traffic Jinx?
Obi Cubana: From Grace to Grace
Al-Makura: The Man Who May Become APC’S National Chairman
PDP and the 2023 General Elections
Technology Shows Us That Nature Wins
Hold in Store, Not ‘Stock’
Moses Owoh Passes on at 73
UNWTO Harps on Digitalisation of Tourism Operations
COVID-19 Still Constitutes Major Health Danger, Says WHO
At WEF, Osinbajo Canvasses International Support for Africa to Tackle Terrorism,…
Unpaid Teachers: Rivers Appeals Industrial Court’s Judgement
House Investigates Alleged Unlawful Administrative Charges on Contracts by MDAs
BUA Petrochemical Will Add Value to Economy, Says Akwa Ibom
N450m Fraud: Court Throws out Ex-Minister Bulama, Others’ Applications for Stay…
‘Kano Loses N378m Yearly to Soil Erosion in Watari Dam’
2023: Yar’Adua will Rescue Katsina from Security, Economic Challenges, Says Group
NSCDC to Develop Standard Curriculum for Training Schools
Gbajabiamila Pledges to Support Igbobi College
Ponzi: House Passes Bill to Empower SEC to Sanction, Freeze Assets of Illegal Investment Schemes
Sirika: Ebonyi Airport to Expose State Agricultural Potential to International Market
Kalu: How Elders from Six Geo-political Zones Persuaded Me to Join…
2023: Lalong Will Endorse Credible Successor, Says Lawmaker
IG Hails Ayade’s Support for Police
WildAid Launches Campaign against Illegal Bushmeat Trade
ProjectGiiV Restates Commitment to Charity, Better life
STEM METS Partners A.G. Leventis to Train Students on…
World Remit Proffers Digital Remittance as Panacea for Financial…
How To Detect Cheaters While Playing Video Games
ITPN Charges Members on Professional Practice
Biodun Oyebanji: I Deserve Gov Fayemi’s Endorsement
Al-Makura: The Man Who May Become APC’S National Chairman
Six Governors Storm Lagos for Adediran
Fiokee Unveils Star-studded 14-track Album
Fave Debuts with ‘Riddim 5’
Banky W, Adesua for Valentine Concert
Paramount Pictures Acquires Tomi Adeyemi’s Book
When London Opened its Doors to the World
Super Eagles World Cup Opponent Emerges Today
Mark D Ball Women’s Basketball Championship as Men’s Event Begins
Captain’s Day Golf Tournament Ends Today
Erameh Sets New Oba of Benin Golf Tournament’s Record
Lagos State Viewing Centres Come Alive with AFCON Round of 16 Matches
Governors, Just Look at Wike
Insecurity: Buni and Matawalle’s Songs of Deceit

Daily Trust

Fresh Crisis Hits AEDC As Interim Management Suspends GMs, Top Officials
Nigerians Demand Justice For Baby Hanifa Killed By School Proprietor
One Year After Igangan Invasion By Igboho: Evicted Fulani Leader, Others Seek Justice
3 Fire Outbreaks In 9 Months Wreck Okobaba Traders
Ikpeazu And The Flyover Faux Pas
Meet Yobe Undergraduate And His Robotic Car
Why Are Good Writers Bad Speakers?
Zulum: I Am Not A Politician, I Became A Governor By Coincidence
Column No.6: On The PTSD That Comes With Being Nigerian
MOVIE REVIEW: All Is Not Well With ‘The 355’
Super Eagles Set For Must-Win Clash With Tunisia In Garoua
I Am Fully Committed To Reviving Domestic Basketball
Eguavoen Nostalgic On Eve Of Tricky Clash With Carthage Eagles
Noble Happy To Represent NPFL In Cameroon
Kpakor Charges Super Eagles To Complete Carthage Eagles’ Misery
Fans Shun Match Venues Over COVID-19 Vaccination, High Cost Of Tickets
Worries Over Human Trafficking Menace In Benue
Agony Of Abuja Street Cleaners
Bayelsa East: 3 LGAs Stick To Single Term Zoning Pact For 22yrs
Disquiet As Parents, Teachers In Kaduna Ponder Over 4 Working Days Policy
8 Killed, Thousands Flee In Communal Clash
Villagers Flee After Killing Soldiers In Communities
Soldiers Kill 3 Kidnappers In Jos
Emir Of Yauri Decries Constant Floods
Ortom Suspends 4 Traditional Rulers
CSOs, Monarch Raise The Alarm Over Cult Activities In Lokoja
KWASU Don Advocates Standardisation Of Animals’ Feeds
Solid Defence, Multi-Facet Attack And Other Lessons From Super Eagles AFCON Group Stage
2023: Groups Urge Umeh To Contest For Anambra Central Senatorial Seat
2023: North East Legislators Back Yahaya Bello
Tribute To My Father
Arrest Of Journalist: Masari Demands N10bn Damages, Apology From NUJ
2023: Atiku’s Ex-Aide Tackles Saraki, Tambuwal Over PDP Presidential Ticket
Ogun Ranks Highest On Yahoo Boys’ Ladder, Says Governor
We Appreciate Osinbajo’s Leadership – World Economic Forum
Buhari Hails Detectives Who Nabbed Hanifa’s Killer
Buhari Condoles Dahiru Mangal Over Mother’s Death
Don’t Extend Tenure Of Service Chiefs, CSO Cautions Buhari
AMCON: Why We Took Over Ibadan DisCo
Hanifa Must Get Justice, Ganduje Vows
Emir Of Daura To Turban Amaechi
I Have Three Daughters, Says Proprietor Who Killed 5-Year-Old Hanifa
Boko Haram Abducted Girls In Fresh Chibok Attack, Says Resident
Despite Resource Constraints, We Will Carter To Our People – Osinbajo
Killer Proprietor: What I Told 5-Year-Old Hanifa After Poisoning Her
How Contractors Worked Overtime To Complete Road Leading To Buhari’s Kaduna Residence
I Don’t See My Height As A Limitation, Says Media Practitioner Pursuing Her Dream
Family Member: How Killer Proprietor Deceived Us When He Visited Over Hanifa’s Abduction
PHOTOS: Inside The School Where Hanifa Was Buried
2023: Gombe Legislators Deny Endorsing Yahaya Bello
PHOTOS: Alaafin Of Oyo’s Beautiful Daughter Bags Distinction From UNILAG
Kano Shuts School Where 5-Year-Old Hanifa Was Buried
Bullying: SS2 Student Slit Throat Of Junior Colleague Who Refused To Run Errands
AMCON: Why We Took Over Ibadan DisCo

The Guardian

How onslaught against oil thieves spiked Kpofire business in Niger Delta
We’ll fight Tunisia as if it’s a final – Eguavoen
AMCON takes over Ibadan disco
2023: INEC to monitor politicians’ bank accounts, transactions
Ogoni monarch, 63, lands in prison custody over cultism
Germany to send field hospital to Ukraine as war fears grow
More than 70 dead in fighting after Syria jail attack
Kogi: Labour mobilises members for strike over non-implementation of minimum wage
Wheelbarrow pushers protest alleged extortion in Edo
NAF succeeding against odds, Amao declares
Troops neutralise notorious kidnappers in Plateau, recover arms
Enugu 2023: Group insists on zoning as Obi-Ozoemena declares governorship ambition
Kano APC Crisis: Appeal Court adopts final arguments, reserves judgment
Okowa dissolves Delta traditional rulers council
A tale of two countries – Between Nigeria and Ghana!
Soccer fans hail Nigeria’s 100% record at AFCON
Obi Asika, D’Banj, Simi take centre stage as Nigerian Idol returns
Supporters Club factions set to close ranks for Super Eagles
CAF unveils preliminary round draw for Cote d’Ivoire 2023
Group stage statistics at AFCON 2021
More than 70 dead in fighting after Syria jail attack
Kogi: Labour mobilises members for strike over non-implementation of minimum wage
‘Unfavourable fiscal policies frustrated national shipping line plan’
FIRS to prioritise digital economy taxation this year
Obasanjo as our newsmaker
2022 expectations from Nigerian power sector


2023: How plot to draft in Jonathan collapsed
Ayu, Saraki, Wike, Makinde, Obi, Mimiko, others storm Lagos, receive defected Adediran-led APC group
Don’t abuse or insult Tinubu, Osinbajo warns supporters
INEC warns on 2023 Campaign: We’ll track funding sources, monitor bank accounts of politicians, parties
2023 Polls: Leave me out of Ekiti, national politics — Gani Adams
Why is divorce rate on the rise?
Gov Wike and the Soot Scandal
Tinubu: Presidency about ideas, not bricklaying exercise
2023: Osinbajo way out of current quagmire —Dibia
INEC warns on 2023 Campaign: We’ll track funding sources, monitor bank accounts of politicians, parties
DELTA 2023: Okowa, Ibori, Uduaghan bull session on next gov
Ayu, Saraki, Wike, Makinde, Obi, Mimiko, others storm Lagos, receive defected Adediran-led APC group
RE: GOVERNOR BALA accuses politicians under Buhari’s administration of looting SIP funds
Don’t abuse or insult Tinubu, Osinbajo warns supporters
You can’t always get away with playing by your own rules
Takeaways from Okowa’s thoughts on his successor
Why Nigeria is losing battle against crude oil theft — Adio, ex-NEITI boss
Nollywood not ready to handle me- Tacha
Detained mother of triplets seeks help over hospital bill
UCLA researchers say they are closer to HIV cure
Implementation of MoA: ASUU may down tools January ending
Value only those who support you, Destiny Etiko charges
Ekiti PDP: How Fayose, Olujimi, others signed agreement on positions sharing, affirmation of 2020 congresses, others
Gbajabiamila proposes Education Bank, students loan scheme
2023: Only God can direct me on my successor – Okowa
2023: Those opposed to zoning of Presidency to south are enemies of Nigeria—Southern, Middle Belt leaders
What Soludo’s emergence as governor-elect means to South East
Borno APC Forum drums support for Sheriff to contest NWC position ahead of February convention
Insecurity: Nigeria at crossroads —Gen Abdulsalami
Storm over suspension of policeman for 25 years
Buhari mourns murdered 5-year-old Hanifa
Nigeria Needs Financial Engineering To Surmount Economic Challenges – Ogomudia
PDP governors, Ayu, Saraki, Mimiko, Obi, others storm Lagos, receive defected APC group
Nigerians are doing well in Japan – Japanese Ambassador
Zoning or not, APGA ‘ll take over Abia in 2023 —stakeholders
Politics won’t stop our food support scheme ― Osun Govt
Mbazulike Amaechi confers honorary title on Okija born politician, Divine Onyekachi
DELTA 2023: Okowa, Ibori, Uduaghan bull session on next gov
Ogun launches OP-MESA, declares war on kidnappers, ‘yahoo boys’
How gunmen got Bayelsa Commissioner by putting off power generator
Traffic Gridlock: Lagos taskforce vows to intensify enforcement against traders, hawkers at Oshodi
Gravedigger remanded for raping 11-yr-old in Ondo
Nigerian Breweries Organises Party for Gulder Ultimate Search Winners
Win AFCON and get $250,000, Otedola challenges Super Eagles
Again FG revokes OMLs awarded to Addax Petroleum
Ponzi: New Bill empowers SEC to sanction unregistered investment schemes
PUBLISH OR PERISH: The sustained colonial system of harvest
#EndSARS: Implications for 2023
Implementation of MoA: ASUU may down tools January ending


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