News Headlines Jan 29, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 29, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Buhari: Currency Redesign Targeted at Hoarders of Illicit Funds not Common Man
Ekiti: PDP Lifts Suspension on Ayeni, Babatunde
Moody’s Lowers Nigeria’s Ratings over Revenue, Debt Crises, Projects Stable Outlook for Economy
Be Decisive on Fuel Crisis, Jerry Gana Tells Buhari
Insecurity, Protests, Force Ganduje to Postpone Buhari’s Inauguration of Projects
Give Me Chance to Create New Nigeria, Obi Tells Supporters in Borno State
Court Sacks Akwa Ibom Senator for Defecting from PDP
Edo Confirms 115 Cases, 13 Deaths from Lassa Fever
Approve Payment of Withheld Salaries of Varsity Workers, NLC Begs Buhari
US Disburses $7.8bn to Eradicate HIV/AIDS in Nigeria
Gunmen Attack House Spokesperson, Constituency Office
As Lekki Deep Seaport Begins Operations
Clock Ticks on Naira Redesign as CBN Raises Interest Rate to 17.5%
When Workers’ Union Holds Aviation Sector to Ransom
Joe Onyiuke :CBN’s Intervention in Oil Palm Production, a Major Boost
Nigerian Economy Benefits from Our Partnership With Chinese Companies, Says Lanre Shittu Motors
Cyber Insurance Struggling for Growth in Nigeria
One Country, Two Justice Systems
Another Tinubu’s Outburst in Abeokuta
APC, PDP Return to Trenches over Corruption Allegations
INEC’s Constant Assurances
Abdullahi Sule: I Haven’t Been Approached by Any Governor that is Unhappy with Tinubu
Gov Wike: When will the Guessing Game Be over
Who is after Gov Diri?
Toyin Abraham-Ajeyemi of Spiritual Gifts, Strides and Stardom
Celebrating an Oil Mogul, Patriot and Humanist
Champion Extraordinaire … Why Nigeria’s Young Monarchs Look up to Oba Saheed Elegushi
Pastor Paul Adefarasin: Waxing Stronger in God’s Vineyard at 60
Good Reasons to Put Abuja on the 2023 Art Watchlist
Praying Without Ceasing
Making Art that Padlocks Aficionados into Comfort
Outrage in Cultural Sector Trail TBS’ Gate Demolition
FA Cup: ‘Senior Man’ Iheanacho Fires Leicester into Fifth Round
NPFL: Bendel Insurance Edge Rivals Remo Stars to Maintain Unbeaten Run
LaLiga: Pedri Scores Winner as Barca Extend Lead to Six Points
Djokovic, Tsitsipas in High Stakes Australian Open Final
Common Errors about Nigeria (II)
Notes on Osun Election Tribunal’s Verdict
Atiku vs Tinubu: Dance of Naked Emperors

The Nation

New naira: Pressure mounts for extension of January 31 deadline
Northern leaders, emirs, govs, others beg Buhari NBA: CBN can’t reject old notes after Jan 31 under the law
New naira: Pressure mounts for extension of January 31 deadline
No friction with Buhari, Tinubu tells APC supporters in Zamfara
Atiku makes U-turn, follows Tinubu’s lead on new naira notes
INEC extends collection of PVCs by one week
Edo strengthens delivery of primary health care, to upgrade 55 PHCs
WHO stresses need for political commitment to building strong health systems
Obi campaigns in Borno, pledges new Nigeria
Direct payment of withheld salaries of varsity workers, NLC appeals to Buhari
ABU urges FG to lift employment embargo
Workers protest planned commercialisation of NIPOSTm̀
Three dead, four wounded in fresh US shooting
Doctors to FG, PDP governors: Prevail on Ikpeazu to pay 25 months’ salaries
Police train mobile personnel on election security management
Lassa fever: Edo confirms 13 deaths, 115 cases
Confusion over dancer’s death in Imo
‘How Nigeria can become largest exporter of sugar in Africa’
Coalition condemns arrest of consumers protesting electricity bills
Grateful BBN Arin relocates to Canada
BBTitans: Yemi Cregx engages Miracle OP in war of words
BBTitans: Marvin talks ship with Jaypee
BBTitans: Olivia and Lukay form unlikely pair
A victory for BVAS
The currencies of life and the leadership question
Still on CBN deadline and scarcity of new notes
The coals blowing cold
A political academy for women in politics
2023 Elections: The day after…
Governor rebuffs former colleague, friend and candidate
Elections, alarms and signals
Sanwo-Olu: Path to second term

The Punch

I’m privileged to be first female psychiatry professor — Prof Omigbodun
Osinbajo’s absence at campaign not worrisome –Lagos APC
Why Rasaq Okoya doesn’t joke with wife, Shade
Osun tribunal: Pro-Adeleke protests in Osun, Oyetola’s loyalists stage carnival
New naira: CBN insists on Jan 31, Buhari snubs govs, monarchs
Buhari tackling problems others ran from, says Tinubu
How election tribunal paused Adeleke’s Makossa
Military bomb blast displaces 8,000, says Niger
Kwara journalists, NSCDC disagree over assault, detention allegations
Thugs attack Jandor’s convoy, three injured
Varsity worker remanded over alleged N4m fraud
Bike passenger arraigned for alleged breach of peace
Bank customers lose N2.72bn to fraudsters – Report
IMF links global inflation to rising shipping costs
‘Airtel, Mafab, MTN spend $820m on 5G spectrums’
Why Ikpeazu missed Enugu PDP campaign – Aide
Police get N64bn for elections, deploy APCs, others
INEC bows to pressure, extends PVC collection
Osimhen focused on Roma amid Man United interest
Serie A: Lookman vows to outshine Osimhen in goal race
Rodgers relies on Iheanacho for FA Cup glory
Stop stealing my songs, Blackface warns artistes
People can’t stop living fake lives — Doyin BBN
I will gladly work with secular singers –Buchi
Rappers now compete with afrobeats singers — Modenine
Being a cleric affects jokes I tell — MC Abbey
Editorial: Combating the spread of diphtheria
To vote APC in 2023, you must first hate yourself (I)
Benefits, food sources of Vitamin B3
Candidly speaking to husbands
Role of IVF, fertility drugs in conception of twins
Adaptation is the key characteristic of China’s policy against COVID-19
Concerns over outlawed dressing, items in some tertiary institutions
New naira: Traders, others decry scarcity amid month-end deadline for old notes
Motorists, commuters, businesses suffer as biting fuel crisis defies solution
Small business owners struggle to retain customers as delivery disappointment mounts
CCTV cameras at Edo train station not functional – NRC MD
It’s frustrating DSS denying knowledge of 19-year-old arrested since July – Sister
Queen posed for dad to sculpt her inside Buckingham Palace – Enwonwu’s son
Mum disappeared 13 years ago, abandoned me, sister – Osun man
On Adenuga’s quiet life of impact
Sanwo-Olu, Abdulrazaq, others attend Seriki’s Fidau prayer
Digital economy key to economic growth, says NACCIMA
241,110 Nigerians abroad got NIN in 2022 – Report
Protecting kids from indecent online contents
Symptoms of dementia
HPV vaccine not available in Lagos hospitals, experts blame govt for scarcity
How to prevent sudden deafness – Experts
Diphtheria deadly, overcrowding, sharing utensils should be avoided – Physician
Parents’ validation spurred me to success – CU best-graduating student
Lagos to divert traffic for students rally


INEC Extends PVC Collection Deadline To February 5
Osun Verdict: Senior Lawyers In Disbelief Over Judge’s Phrase
NMDPRA Engages Customs To End PMS Smuggling
Troops Arrest 2 Gunrunners, Recover Rifles In Kaduna
Of Cobras And Mongooses
That Report On Illiteracy Level In Nigeria
Police Rescue 7 People Abducted, Arrest Two Suspects In Niger
New Naira Notes Not Targeted At The Poor – President Muhammadu Buhari
I Have No Friction With Buhari, Says Tinubu
10 Nigerian Artists To Watch In 2023
Matawalle Using Anti-Thuggery C’ttee To Unleash Mayhem In Zamfara, PDP Candidate Raises Alarm
JUST-IN: Again, INEC Extends PVC Collection Deadline To Feb 5
Niger Police Arrest 2 Notorious Kidnappers, Rescue 7 Victims, Recover N2.1m Ransom
Edo: Ovia Constituents To Punish ‘Retrogressive Politicians’ In 2023 Elections – Idahosa
I Have No Friction With Buhari, Says Tinubu
Akeredolu Makes Public Appearance At Jegede’s Mum’s Burial Days After Ill-health Report
Polls: Filmmaker Calls Out Actresses For Not Supporting Funke Akindele
Improved Cultural Exchange With Other Nations Will Foster Understanding
Dream Alive Talent Hunt Calls For Entries
Currency Swap To Tackle Hoarders Of Illicit Funds, Not Common Man – Buhari
Ekiti: PDP Pardons 2 Out Of 7 Suspended Fayose’s Loyalists
New Abia PDP Guber Candidate Emerges February 4

The Sun

INEC fixes mock voter accreditation for Feb 4
The Sun honours Ugwuanyi, Mele Kyari, Wike, Ikpeazu, Diri, Igbinedion, Haruna, Moghalu, opm go, Ojikutu, Opara, Pitan today
Abia-North 2023: Kalu kicks off re-election quest, unveils agriculture devt agenda
PVCs: Utomi urges INEC to extend Jan. 29 deadline
Niger Airstrike: 8,200 people flee from community
Increased violence plot to disrupt poll — CNG
Fear not, your sorrows will soon be over – Muoka tells Nigerians
Excitement as Peter Obi holds Town Hall meeting in Borno
Gombe: My opposers are bandits, have nothing to offer – Gov. Yahaya
Poll: INEC refusing to replace 4 of our candidates, NNPP cries out
NCP South-South Zone rejects Obi’s endorsement as party’s candidate
Atiku joins calls to extend deadline on old naira notes
Olukayode Pitan: Banker with Midas touch
Sinatu Ojikutu: A business, political pathfinder
Epistle to Dimgba Igwe, my dad in Heaven
Nigerian destiny in hands of the people
The change Nigerians need
Ten ways to make a point
El-Rufai to corps members: Challenge yourselves, learn the local language
Redesigned Naira notes: CBN takes sensitisation campaigns to Ogun West, Central senatorial districts
2023: Imo PDP Congratulates Engr. Albert Agulanna On His Victory As Candidate for Aboh Mbaise/Ngor Okpala Federal Constituency
Nasarawa indigents to access N500m bank loan to boost small Medium businesses
Lagos APC condemns PDP guber candidate over violence
NYSC to get 3000 capacity multipurpose hall from Nasarawa govt.
SJN Cluster requests Benue Govt to commission Sexual Assault Referral Centre
G5 Governors express confidence in party’s victory

Daily Trust

Old Naira Notes: We Won’t Leave Ordinary Nigerians To Their Fate – Buhari
Ganduje: I Asked Buhari To Postpone Kano Visit Over New Naira Deadline
Despite Pressure, CBN Vows To End Circulation Of Old Notes Jan 31
The Day Ironsi Died —Colonel Sani Bello (His Former ADC)
Buhari, The Military, Ortom: Blood On Your Hands
Concerns Rise Over ‘Marry Your Rapist’ Practices In Nigeria
Rescue Our Children, Mothers Of 6 Abducted Pupils Beg Govt, Security Agencies
Unspoken Issues: Kaduna State BBC Hausa Debate
Old Notes: Atiku Calls For Extension, Says Jan. 31 Deadline Will Cause Heavy Discomfort
Tinubu Meets Buhari After Controversial Comment On Naira Redesign, Fuel Scarcity
New Naira Notes: Pressure Mounts On CBN To Extend Jan 31 Deadline
SPECIAL REPORT: Families Of Slain Journalists Recount Travail, Call For Justice
2023: It’s disrespectful, Ogun Imams slam Abiodun for snubbing ‘debate’
– INEC extends PVC Collection deadline
Obi Supporters Sweep Abuja, Woo Electorates
Old Notes: NANS Kicks Against Jan 31 Deadline, Says It’s Bad Timing For Students
Bomb Blast Displaces 8,000 People In Niger Community
IG Invalidates Police Community Relations Committees Identity Cards
2023: Tinubu Will Drive The Needed Change – Abiodun
Why Airline Operators, Experts Push For Local Aircraft Repair Facilities
Powerful Forces Threaten Chances Of Benue APC Governorship Candidate
Kachikwu: Kachikwu’s Rough Road To Presidential Contest
2023: I Didn’t Endorse Anyone, I’m A Footballer, Not Politician — Kanu
Insurance End Remo’s Winning Streak As Rivers Utd Remain Unbeaten
Klopp Defends Mo Salah’s Recent Struggles
CBN Junior Tennis Championship Serves Off Feb 6
Leeds United, Leicester City Reach FA Cup Fifth Round
Sabalenka Fights Back To Win First Grand Slam Title
With 10mw Of Solar Energy, President Buhari Sets Kano Industry On The March
Artificial Intelligence, A Threat To Humanity
Editorial: Buhari, The Military, Ortom: Blood On Your Hands
90% Of Health Research In Nigeria Donor-Funded – NIMR
‘Fully Vaccinating Children Key To Preventing Diphtheria‘
NDA Alerts Neighbouring Communities On Gunshot Sounds
Anambra Commences Application For Skill, Entrepreneurial Training

PDP goes after Wike’s loyalists, targets Gov Ikpeazu
There are APC, PDP supporters who prefer Obi for Presidency — Aisha Yesufu
Osun election: Adeleke forged certificate — Tribunal
New Naira: Kano stops Buhari’s visit, cites security reason
Surulere Shooting: Sanwo-Olu pulls out of debate after viral video
INEC extends PVC collection to Feb 5
Armed herders kill 12, injure scores, raze homes in Benue communities
We shall restore the past glory of Kano state – PRP guber candidate
Tribunal verdict purchased, Osun PDP alleges
APC loses House of Rep member to PDP in Katsina
Old Naira notes deadline: CBN direct banks to work on Sunday
Atiku-Okowa campaign urges supporters to take possession of PVCs
Ekiti: PDP lifts suspension on Funso Ayeni, Ajayi Babatunde
We will eliminate squeeze, chaos in currency swap – Buhari
Why Ikpeazu did not attend PDP campaign event in Enugu
Scores injured as APC, PDP thugs clash in Lagos
Data protection law incentive for FDI – Pantami
Latest Burna Boy, Davido,Wizkid,Rema Songs 2023 Album, News & Biography Below!
Tinubu, uncommon legend, says Tunji Bello
Boko Haram: MNJTF Commanders synergise to fight insurgency
General Ali takes over as Theatre Commander, ‘Operation Hadin Kai’
PDP Primary election: Agulana wins Aboh/Ngor Okpala Federal Constituency
Gunmen attack House of Reps spokesperson’s office
2023: Obi holds town hall meeting with students, others in Borno
Suspected sabotage, ISWAP expels former loyalists of Shekau
Naira Redesign: Extend deadline or many Northerners lose their money – ACF
IPOB expresses worry over Nnamdi Kanu’s worsening health condition
New naira notes: Ohanaeze youths seek extension of deadline
Buhari speaks on January 31 new naira deadline
Heroes Award: Vanguard honours tanker driver, Otarigho, Onuekwuzi, Okowa
Disregard poison rumour about Nnamdi Kanu – Family
Naira Redesign: Arewa Youth not against policy, seek deadline extension
Be decisive on fuel crisis, Jerry Gana tells Buhari
Why we’re celebrating our heroes— Adefaye
Garlands for distinguished Nigerians
They blocked from meeting Buhari for 4 yrs – Ortom
PDP releases timetable for fresh governorship primary in Abia
I was beaten, bathed in urine on Testimony Jaga’s order”, neighbour’s wife narrates encounter with gospel singer
Ugandan court orders woman to pay ex-fiance over breach of marriage promise
High fuel price: Demand for small, fuel efficient cars rises
Fuel sells for N500 per litre in Warri, fares shoot up
Education remains key in underserved communities — CEO, EGO Foundation
FG signs MoU with Niger Republic on Kano-Maradi Rail
Korede Bello’s missing on the global stage!
AWILO ‘caught’ in Dakar, opens up on career
FIFA bans Cavani, Godin, 2 other Uruguayans over World Cup match violence

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