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News Headlines Jan 26, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Breaking: US Imposes Visa Restrictions on Nigerians Undermining Democracy
Tinubu: Fuel Scarcity, Naira Redesign Ploy to Sabotage Election
Breaking: Abia PDP Guber Candidate, Uche Ikonne, is Dead
US Announces Visa Restrictions on Individuals Undermining Nigeria’s Democratic Process
Senate Dumps Buhari’s N22.7tn Ways and Means, Adjourns for Campaigns
Buhari to African Leaders: Show Political Will, Commitment to Agriculture Transformation
Constitution Amendment: Like Senate, House Transmits 35 Bills to Buhari
Lawmakers Urge NNPCL to End Prolonged Fuel Scarcity
CBN, NIBSS to Unveil Domestic Card Scheme Today
Transport Owners Laud FG on 14-man Petrol Supply Panel, Decry Illegal Diversion of Products
Nigeria to Benefit from Duty Free Trade on 99% of Goods Exported to UK
Moghalu to CBN: Pause Further Increase in MPR, Assert Your Independence
Interswitch Secures CBN’s Payment Service Holding Company License
Edo Introduces Digital Learning to Technical, Vocational Schools, Partners UNICEF, Others
Konga’s Upcoming Mentorship Session Excites Customer
Role of ATMs, PoS in Cashless Policy
After Maintaining Steady Growth, Telecom Subscriptions Hit 222m in December 2022
Again, Nigeria’s Domain Name Users Increased from 181,275 in September to 183,169 in November 2022
Mitigating Food Insecurity in 2023
FG Empowers Smart Farmers in Katsina, Plans 5m Jobs
Naira Redesign: Nobody Will Be Harassed for Returning Old Banknotes, Emefiele Assures
Ekiti Impeachment Suit: Court Orders Parties to File Pending Processes
Umeh: I’m Returning to Senate for Good Governance and Making of Good Laws
Obhakhan: Najatu’s Defection Won’t Stop APC from Winning Presidential Poll
Ikeja Metro Lions Club Flags Off Medical Equipment Project
Oluwabusuyi Fakanlu:Making a Difference in the Construction Industry
Upending the Media, Creative Industry to Boost Innovation
Raising Public Health Standard with Fortified Food
Prioritising Health Over Profit through SSB Tax
Africa Medical Centre to Make Nigeria Medical Tourism Destination, Says Dabiri-Erewa
250ml Milk Daily Best for Children’s Growth, Says Nutritionist
PPC Equips Nizamiye Hospital with Cath-Lab
UNILAG VC, Prof Ogunsola Commends LUTH, Promises Collaboration
46-Year-Old Egbinola Oluyinka Anthony Needs N25m For Kidney Transplant
Laureus Sports, FAME Foundation Sign One Year Partnership
Napoli Set to ‘Break Bank’ to Keep Osimhen Away from Prying Eyes
Three Referees Suspended from NPFL for Questionable Officiating
Oshoala’s First Hat Trick of the Season Inspires Barca Femeni to Record Feat
Remo Win ‘Stars War’ against Shooting in Ikenne
Atiku/Tinubu: Please, Grow Up!

The Nation

Tinubu: fifth columnists behind petrol scarcity, naira redesign row
•‘They’re plots to embarrass Buhari, scuttle elections’
Those plotting to deal with me won’t win elections, says Wike
U.S. slams visa ban on enemies of democracy
Bomb blast kills 51 in Nasarawa
No cash supply at ATM points over scarcity of new notes
Leave naira redesign to next government-Dickson
Amotekun raises the alarm over missing passengers in Ondo
Presidency knocks Yakasai for doubting Buhari’s support for Tinubu
Ikpeazu, PDP, others mourn Gov candidate Ikonne
Driver, motor boy bag 10 years for drug trafficking
Gunmen kill APC ward chairman in Imo
Nursing mother, child abducted in Osogbo
Kano woman dissolves marriage, weds daughter’s lover
UPDATED: Senate okays ex-IGP Arase as PSC Chair
Court throws out suit challenging Lagos’ okada, keke ‘ban’
Alfa gets eight life sentences for defiling pupils
Troops kill three bandits, rescue 16 in Kaduna
‘Buhari’s successor should be able to fix Nigeria’s power problem’
Support group launches mobile app for Labour Party campaign
‘Vote for Tinubu, give Nigeria new lease of life’
NARTO watches out for full deregulation
Cost of borrowing to rise on CBN rate hike
Subsidies to cost N10.3 trillion
‘Defaulters in filling annual returns are law breakers’
Why you should marry rich woman – Jason Njoku
Funny reactions over mock wedding of Iya Gbokan to young ‘lover’
Most of my rich female colleagues have ‘ancient fathers’ – Anita Joseph
BM Casso excited about collabo with Ric Hassani
National healing and the place of BAT
Rescue hostages now; Military success; $2b Lottery
Let’s tread cautiously for the next 30 days

The Punch

Agency trains children in water safety
Sanwo-Olu appoints two new perm secs
Buhari welcomes $538m agric fund by AfDB, others
Recent crises aimed at stopping me – Tinubu
Emefiele shuns Reps, banks ration new notes
Voting for Atiku will be mistake, says whistleblower
Robbers kill three drivers, sell vehicle to Chinese firm
Raheem’s family posed no threat when Vandi shot – Inspector
Delta man kills sister’s husband over infidelity
Rivers driver abandoned by surgeon bleeds to death
Ondo residents displaced as rainstorm destroys property
Robbers kill three drivers, sell vehicle to Chinese firm
Buhari welcomes $538m agric fund by AfDB, others
Union strike: NAHCO assures stakeholders of seamless service
Tax fraudsters will pay double of evaded taxes – LIRS chief
Court dismisses summons of CUPP’s spokesman
Suspense envelops Osun as tribunal decides Adeleke, Oyetola suit Friday
APC, NNPP, ADC warn against election postponement
Anti-party: Enugu APC probes ex-Senate president
Fans back Joshua to return to winning ways
Bosso drops four players ahead U-20 AFCON
Green faults NFF as CAF rejects Rivers stadium
Why fans shouldn’t look up to me – Actress Genoveva Umeh
Editorial: Targeted killing of clerics condemnable
PUNCH Panorama: Dad’s place in a girl’s life
Buhari’s legacies devour Buhari’s legacies
Shanty Town: Nancy Isime didn’t have to explain
On NiMet’s 2023 seasonal climate prediction
Mirage of industrialisation without electricity in Nigeria
We are actually united
Halfway probe: Why Senate dropped Tanko Mohammed inquest
Bitcoin price to hit $29,000 in 2023 – Report
Internet shutdown costs rise to $23.8bn


LEADERSHIP Award, Proof We’re Being Noticed – Premium Trust Bank
Naira Redesign, Fuel Scarcity Targeted At Me – Tinubu
God Won’t Allow My Enemies Win Presidency – Wike
N22.7trn Request: Nigeria Risks Additional N1.8trn Debt As Senate Ignores President Muhammadu Buhari
Federal Govt Approves N10bn For Hadejia Airstrip, Enugu Airport, Others
AfDB Tips Senegal, Mozambique Ahead Of Nigeria In Gas Investment
Union Bank To Reward Customers
$1.5bn Lekki Deep Seaport To Enhance Nigeria’s Export Competitiveness
CIIN Charges Staco Insurance To Protect Shareholders’ Fund
Leadway Assurance To Leverage AI For Increased Productivity
OPEC May Endorse Group’s Current Policy On February 1
Payment Systems Glitches: ECOWAS Intra-regional Trade Drops By 10%
NUPRC’s Demand For Full Disclosure
Nigerian Political Space: Active Or Dull?
Nigeria, Egypt Agree On Joint Electricity Devt
Ikonne’s Death: Abia PDP Heads For Fresh Primaries
Aviation Workers’ Strike Won’t Happen Again – Federal Govt
NJC Clears 84 Judges, 9 Heads Of Courts For Appointment
JUST-IN: Explosion Kills 27 In Nasarawa
US Slams Visa Ban On Nigerians Who ‘Undermined’ Democracy
Ikonne’s Death: How New Abia PDP Gov’ship Candidate Will Emerge
Nigerian Students In Europe Congratulate First Delegate To Int’l Youth Summit
Project Devt Agency Underway As Bill Scales Second Reading In Senate
Buhari’s Support For Tinubu Unquestionable, Presidency Replies Yakasai
Declare Emergency On Land Racketeering, HDAN Tells FCT Minister
Alleged Fraud: ICPC Drags Imo APC Reps Candidate, Abazu, To Appeal Court
BREAKING: Fuel Scarcity, New Naira Policy Meant To Sabotage 2023 Polls – Tinubu
Abuja Magistrate Cout Strikes Out Suit By Uzodimma’s Aide Against Ugochinyere
NASENI’s Equipment Devt Institute For Commissioning Feb 4
2023: Shettima Hails Fayose For ‘Supporting’ Tinubu
AfDB Tips Senegal, Mozambique Ahead Of Nigeria In Gas Investment
Union Bank To Reward Customers With N50m

The Sun

Fuel scarcity, naira redesign ploy to sabotage elections –Tinubu
The Sun Awards: We’re pleasantly surprised you found us out for recognition –Ume, Onumah
NNPC retail outlets making genuine efforts to address fuel scarcity –NARTO
Vote intelligently, Kumuyi tasks Nigerians
US announces visa restrictions on individuals undermining democracy in Nigeria
PDP to conduct fresh primary as Abia guber candidate dies
… He was accomplished professional in his field –Kalu
Kwara gov signs 2023 budget
Soludo to host South East govs, others today
Omobolanle: More witnesses to testify against alleged killer cop
NCDC reports 77 lassa fever cases, six deaths in one week
You’re power drunk, Abia commissioner tells Onyejeocha
Nigeria Decides 2023: Nigeria’s party system lacks ideology – Ferdinand Ottoh
Nigeria Decides 2023: Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat in action for greater Lagos –Umenzekwe
Nigeria Decides 2023: What sets Tinubu apart from other candidates –Oluwaseun Faleye
Nigeria Decides 2023: No big deal going to Chatham House Adebayo, SDP Presidential Candidate
Presidency: God won’t allow those threatening me win –Wike
We’ve disbursed over N740bn to 680 agro projects –CBN
Lekki Port’ll maximise Nigeria’s prospects in AfCFTA –Sambo
Ezekwobi backs NASS on extension of new cash policy
NGX to focus on listings, digital trade in 2023
Naira redesign should be left to new govt –Ex-Governor Dickson
Violence in South East externally motivated, won’t affect polls –Abaribe
Atiku appoints Yusuf as special adviser
Calling Obi sectional leader insulting, derogatory –Campaign council
Omobolanle: More witnesses to testify against alleged killer cop
NCDC reports 77 lassa fever cases, six deaths in one week
Usyk offers to fight Tyson Fury for free
Moffi settles for N9.9bn Nice deal
After Troost-Ekong, Salernitana tables N7bn for Onuachu
NTF to hold two international tennis competitions in February
Experience that made me resent men – Sandra Okunzuwa, actress
New currency notes: What a country!
Fuel scarcity: Our eerie way of life
Caroline Olory: Nature’s Mother Teresa
How much did Ekweremadu earn?
Jibunoh: The man in every sector
The sort of President we want
Gunmen kill police- woman at check-point in Imo
…Group condemns attack on LP candidate in Katsina
Tinubu/Shettima presidential campaign council condemns incessant attacks on loyalists in Osun
Man beats lover to death in Bayelsa
Tinubu, Shettima’ll end fuel shortages, forex crisis –Yerima
Edo police arrest 105 suspected kidnappers, robbers, others
NTF to hold two international tennis competitions in February
FIFA stops Dessers from Club Brugge move
Gov. Ugwuanyi takes steps to improve Enugu Rangers performance
Cricket: Oyo State dominates South West National U-17 qualifiers

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