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News Headlines Jan 27, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Protesters Boo Buhari in Katsina
CBN Unveils National Domestic Card Scheme
AfDB to Commit $10bn to Make Africa ‘Breadbasket of the World’
Terrorism, Money Laundering: House Moves to Regulate International Donor Agencies
Eminent Nigerians: Candidates Yet to Explain How They Will Tackle Nigeria’s Challenges
NLC Urges FG to Commence Immediate Wage Review
APC: Tinubu Didn’t Blame Buhari for Current Woes Atiku to DSS: Ex-Lagos Gov Planning Revolution, Riots
FG Lashes Atiku over Failed Concessioning of Ajaokuta Steel Company
Senator Accuses Akeredolu’s Aides of Exploiting His Illness to Sell Off Govt’s Assets
NNPP: INEC Playing God, Refusing to Replace Our Candidates
Akwa-Ibom Guber: Court Declares Enyong Authentic PDP Candidate
Stakeholders Trace Avoidable Financial Losses in Aviation Sector to Labour Strikes
Indian High Commissioner, EU Ambassador Pledge Support to Drive FDI to LFZ
NIMET Harps on 2023 Seasonal Climate Prediction Report
NITDA: Nigeria Experiencing Significant Changes Due to Growth of Digital Economy
Ethiopian to Start Passenger Service to Denmark
Finchglow Receives Platinum Award from United Airlines
Dana Air Bags Award, Introduces Promo Fares
FCCPC Resolved 213 Passengers’ Complaints in 2022
Tecno Launches Phantom X2 Smartphone with Retractable Lens
Neutrality Under Threat as Nigerian Election Looms
Groups Caution Tinubu against Condemning Buhari’s Economic, Monetary Policies
Olu Omishore: My Crafts Celebrate African Artistic History
Unveiling John Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History
Hegai & Esther’s Artist Support Initiative Set to Aid Talented Makeup Artists
Foundation Donates N500m to Obasanjo’s Library
Ikotun-Egbe Women on Skill Acquisition
ASIRI @ Ten: Celebrations Loom for Nigeria’s Research, Digital Archiving Brand
Uncover Launches in Nigeria with Beauty Brunch
Chimoney Chooses WireFX to Power Payments
Waldrum Selects Idle Onome Ebi, 22 Others for Revelation Cup in Mexico
Golf: Meristem Pro-Am Opens with Four-way Tie at Lakowe Lakes
Lagos Comes Alive for 2023 Lagos International Polo
Siasia Loses Suit Seeking to Upturn FIFA Ban in US
Djokovic’s Father Gets Last Warning over Russian Flag Drama
Premier League Clubs Dominate International Transfers in 2022 with £1.78bn
Aguero Hits Back at Ibrahimovic over Argentina W’Cup Final Show
Bielsa Lands at Heathrow ahead of Everton Job
Benin River Port: Constitution of Steering C’ttee Excites Edo Business Community
APM Terminals: Setting Standards for Port Digitalization in Nigeria
As Covid-19 Protocol Continues to Define International Travel from Nigeria
Nigeria, India Trade Volume Hit $14.95bn in 2022

The Nation

Nigeria’s elite selfish, says Buhari
Petrol crisis: PDP colluding with saboteurs, says Tinubu
House threatens Emefiele with arrest over naira notes scarcity
I’ll close IDPs camp if elected – Tinubu
What you need to know about deadly Diphtheria infection
Movement holds ‘victory shower’ for Tinubu, others
‘New dictionary translates new words into local tongues’
Journalists seek register for attackers
Monarch marks 45th anniversary
‘Eleko-Epe road will reduce poverty’
Institute seeks to train more women chefs
Firm scores high in workers welfare
Epe stands still for Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu
Middle Belt group roots for APC presidential candidate
Gospel singer under fire over alleged assault of housewife
Mafab Communication to advance new technologies
AfDB okays $10b to boost Africa’s food production
‘All card transactions to go through domestic card, AfriGo’
UK removes duty on Nigerian exports
Why actresses are not backing Funke Akindele – Faani
Eedris Abdulkareem appreciates wife’s kidney donation in new song
Regina Daniels ecstatic over hubby’s $100k surprise alert
BBTitans: Nelisa tells lots of lies, Lukay
EDITORIAL: Oladipo Ogunlesi (1923 – 2023)
• The first Nigerian professor of medicine
Crucial posers
Deaths from diphtheria
Auditing the auditors
Still on CBN deadline and scarcity of new notes
The coals blowing cold
A political academy for women in politics
Insecurity: Ndi Igbo, wake up
Emefiele: Abuser of first resort
Art for Nigeria’s sake (1)
Fuel scarcity and conspiracy against Nigerians
The year 1959 in Nigeria

The Punch

‘Bullion vans at Tinubu’s house missed address’
I’ve been embarrassed severally because of my resemblance to Osimhen – Chibuike
Refineries privatisation solution to current mess
Mega churches, schools bar old naira note payment, offering
Jailbreakers won’t live to tell stories –Aregbesola
Senator, Akeredolu’s aide disagree over Ondo factory sale
Petrol-scarcity protesters block Lagos-Benin Expressway
Traders bemoan losses as fire guts Lagos market
Benue youths burn 89-year-old over alleged witchcraft
Hoodlum stabs funeral guest for dating ex-wife
Police hunt Imo APC chairman, female sergeant’s killers
Oyo trader beaten for blaming policeman for crash
Nigeria-Niger Republic rail project to boost trade – FG
Mega churches, schools bar old naira note payment, offering
FCTA restricts PoS operators to commercial areas
‘Bullion vans at Tinubu’s house missed address’
NNPP protests non-replacement of Shekarau, others
Adamawa NRM gov candidate dies
Senator, Akeredolu’s aide disagree over Ondo factory sale
Reps ask schools to suspend activities for elections
Ighalo ready for Ronaldo challenge
Editorial: Refineries privatisation solution to current mess
A system that showed Buhari ‘shege’ (2)
My son, don’t die for politicians
Severe dehydration during fasting dangerous to kidney – LASUTH prof
WHO worries over fresh 170,000 COVID-19 deaths
Agency, eight firms partner to monitor health facilities
Better to keep pregnancy than abort it

170,000 COVID-19 deaths recorded in eight weeks –WHO
Lagos to divert traffic for students rally
Monarch asks alumni to rescue public schools
Kwara school owners protest multiple taxation
Service-learning programme will teach workplace skills – School


Military Keeps Mum On Niger, Nasarawa Airstrikes
Atiku, Tinubu Return To The Trenches Over Alleged Plot To Scuttle Election
Naira Redesign: Traders, Businesses Rejecting Old Notes
Poor Circulation Of New Naira Notes Cripples Businesses In Bauchi LG
USAID Spends $10m On 30,211 In North East
Osinbajo, Sultan, Others Meet On NIPSS’ Transformation
CBN Takes Currency Swap To A/Ibom Communities
Obasanjo To New Leaders: Sustain Your Predecessors’ Programmes
Equinor To Divest $1bn Stake In Nigeria’s Agbami Oil Assets
CBN Bans Dollar Payment For Domestic Transactions, Launches ‘AfriGo’ Card
Presidential Candidates Unveil Plans For First 100 Days In Office
Federal Govt Faults Atiku Over Ajaokuta Steel Comments
LEADERSHIP Award Will Spur Us To Do More –El-Rufai
‘Masterminds Of Jailbreaks ‘Sent To Their Maker’
Northern Group Alleges Plot To Sabotage Conduct Of Free Elections
Women On Security Duties
A Leader Like Jacinda Ardern
Buhari In Katsina, Says History Will Be Kind To Him
ICPC Re-arrests Ex-JAMB Registrar Ojerinde
Osinbajo, Sultan, Others Brainstorm On Transforming NIPSS Into World-class Think-Tank
Count Me Out Of Your Fight With Buhari, Atiku Tells Tinubu
Senate Orders Police To Investigate NSCDC Deputy Commandant’s Disappearance
Plateau APC Faction Suspends Chairman, Others
NYSC Gets 8 New Directors, Elevates 1,123
Old Naira Notes: PDP Asks President Muhammadu Buhari To Avoid Repeat Of 1984
Gunmen Kill Imo APC Ward Chairman, Kidnap 8 Others
President Muhammadu Buhari Commissions TETFund Projects At NDA, KASU, Others
2023 Elections : The Urgent Need To Address Fake News
Everton Not For Sale, Moshiri Insists
ACJHR Berates Tinubu Over Attack On New Naira, Withdrawal Limit Policy
PDP, Atiku Twisting My Remarks On Fuel, Naira Scarcity To Pitch Me Against Buhari – Tinubu
EPL Clubs Set New Record For January Spending
Ibrahimovic Slams Argentina For World Cup Celebrations
No Explanation For Modric, Kroos Snub – Ancelotti

The Sun

Fuel scarcity, naira redesign ploy to sabotage elections –Tinubu
No leader can create new Nigeria overnight – Obasanjo
Businesses, customers reject old notes as CBN’s Jan 31 deadline closes in
Reject politicians that’ll drag Nigeria back to corruption, Buhari warns
Protesters block Lagos-Benin road over fuel price hike, scarcity
Immigration produced more than 1.8m passports in 2022 –Aregbesola
New Naira: Gbajabiamila threatens arrest warrant against Emefiele, bank MDs
Lagos APC educates traders, artisans on electoral laws
Protesters block Lagos-Benin road over fuel price hike, scarcity
Immigration produced more than 1.8m passports in 2022 –Aregbesola
“No longer game as usual,” Aregbesola talks tough on prison breaks
Reject politicians that’ll drag Nigeria back to corruption, Buhari warns
Obasanjo knocks politicians trying to “reinvent Nigeria”
Anambra North youths endorse Oduah for Senate
Osun: Adeleke inaugurates women group for Atiku campaign
Businesses, customers reject old notes as CBN’s Jan 31 deadline closes in
Nigeria, India trade volume hit $14.95b
New Naira: Gbajabiamila threatens arrest warrant against Emefiele, bank MDs
We’ve disbursed over N740bn to 680 agro projects –CBN
Lekki Port’ll maximise Nigeria’s prospects in AfCFTA –Sambo
Extend deadline for old Naira notes, COSEYL tells CBN
Soldiers kill 157, terrorists, bandits, destroy 38 illegal refineries, arrest 40 oil thieves in 2 weeks – DHQ
Idamadudu, Iredia qualify for 2023 NAIA Indoor National Championships
Anthony Joshua, Franklin fight for April 1 at O2 Arena
New currency notes: What a country!
Fuel scarcity: Our eerie way of life
Caroline Olory: Nature’s Mother Teresa
Anambra records 15 suspected cases of Lassa fever, one death
Election : Ad hoc staff “ll be taken through nitty gritty of BVAS – INEC
Kano govt promotes 117 senior civil servants
Imo declares two-day holiday for civil servants to collect PVCs
No casualty in Balogun Market, Lagos fire outbreak – LASEMA
Mafab Communication goes live with 5G network in Lagos
Insecurity has impoverished Esan communities in Edo -Egbiki
Gombe: Student group protests tuition fees, says hike leads to mass dropout
Anambra community youths drill political party candidates
Umana Umana’s home ward rubbishes purported suspension


Old notes deadline: We ‘re bound by CBN’s guidelines – Commercial Banks
UK moves to cut foreign students’ stay after graduation to 6 months
PDP has no structure to win elections in S/ West – APC
Coalition of political parties adopt Atiku, Okowa for presidency
Reject temptation of vote selling —Bishop Odetoyinbo tells Nigerians
CBN applauds banks in Ogun over circulation of new naira notes
NRM guber candidate in Adamawa, Aliyu Maina is dead
13-year-old girl went missing in Kaduna, found in Maiduguri
I’m concerned about abused, traumatised kids, says Zelma Tatua
Tinubu in Benue, pledges to return all IDP’s home
EU planning to deport more migrants back to home countries
Gambo flag-off construction of 237 Naval housing units in Badagry, gas plant in Navy town
PANDEF hails Buhari over Arase’s appointment as PSC Chairman
Obasanjo tasks Nigerians on deepening democracy
Ondo 2023: llaje council crisis deepens, chairman suspended
FG renames NIMET institute after President Buhari
Borno: Police reunites missing girl with father
Imo APC ward chairman killed after robbing him of phone, money — Police
Anambra: Resident doctors begin warning strike over assault of members
Chibok girls: Coalition wants presidential candidates to address safety in schools
History will be kind to me — Buhari
ICPC rearrests ex-JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde
Electoral Act: Lagos APC sensitizes market leaders on PVC, voting process
Atiku raises alarm over Tinubu’s alleged plot to instigate riots
Danladi: Appeal Court upholds FHC’s vacation of Supreme Court’s verdict
IGP recommends Frank Mba, Idowu Owohunwa to PSC as Commissioners of Police Lagos, Ogun
D’banj, Patoranking set to thrill as Vanguard Personality of the Year Award holds Friday
I’ll close IDP camps, return victims to their communities if elected – Tinubu
Bullion vans at Tinubu’s house missed address – Lagos APC Secretary
Abia PDP what next or who next?
People of Oruk Anam are my political backbone says Akpabio
APC debunks expulsion of Ex-presidential Aide, from party
Court restrains Akwa Ibom Monarch from Family Head’s selection
‘Electoral litigations: Politicians not playing by rules, says Obasanjo
Court rejects suit seeking to compel INEC to recognise Udofia as APC guber candidate
Scorecard: No plans to strip NCC of its powers – Pantami
Tinubu blames fuel scarcity on PDP’s ineptitude
Tinubu denies attacking Buhari over new naira, fuel scarcity
No leader can create new Nigeria overnight – Obasanjo
US approves sending 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine
London bus-sized asteroid to fly close to Earth by midnight
D’banj, Patoranking set to thrill as Vanguard Personality of the Year Award holds Friday
I didn’t brush, bath for days over ‘Shanty Town’ role — Chidi Mokeme
BBTitans: Yemi Cregx, Khosi share another intimate moment after breakup
Months after split, Gerard Piqué flaunts new girlfriend on social media
Why gospel artistes should charge for their concerts – Ify Benson
Democracy: Where we missed the bus – Obasanjo
Protesters chant ‘Bamuyi Bamuyi’ as Buhari commissions projects in Katsina
Stop court action, let’s talk things over, Tinubu tells ex-minister, Uche Ogah
CBN launches Nigerian Domestic Card, AfriGo, bans dollar charges on domestic transactions
CBN raises monetary policy rate to 17.5%
Stockbrokers task incoming administration on 5 key economy drivers
Ten Hag lauds ‘unstoppable’ Rashford after extending scoring spree in League Cup
Newcastle’s Joelinton fined £29,000 on drink-driving charge
Vinicius effigy hung from bridge before Madrid derby
Man City face Arsenal in FA Cup showdown
Chelsea, two other EPL clubs battle for Caicedo

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