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News Headlines Jan 3, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

2023: Year of Hope, Socio-economic Transformation, Mbah Predicts
Bolanle Raheem: Lagos CP Transfers All Officers from Ajah Station
Tinubu Can’t Be Blamed for Buhari’s Shortcomings, Says Ex-Ekiti Chief of Staff
Ogun Govt: Amosun Conceived Model Schools as White Elephant Project
NIS Rescues Six Human Trafficking Victims in Jigawa
Wike: Amaechi Wasted N54b on Failed Monorail Project in Rivers
Police Investigate Couple’s Death on New Year’s Day
661,783 PVCs Remain Uncollected in Edo
Kano Agro Pastoral Project Offers N128. 25m Scholarships to Students
Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector Surged by 18.33% in Three Quarters of 2022
Tackling the Challenges of Nigeria’s Energy Transition Plan
Local Content: NCDMB Holds Training for Indigenous Contractors, Harps On Competitiveness
Report: Big Coal Miners’ Profits Tripled, Hit $97.7bn as Demand Surged in 2022
With Eyes on $400m Annual Exploration Fund, NNPC Pushes for Oil in Sokoto, Niger, Others
Shelf Drilling’s Jack-up Booked for Drilling Campaign in Nigeria
Okupe: Travails of An Ex-Presidental Spokesperson
Beyond Osinbajo’s Recent Visit to Tinubu
uLesson Partners NCF for National U-17 Championship
N1m Prize Money at Stake for Opobo Marathon Winners
Brentford Throw Spanner into Liverpool’s Top Four Dream
O Rei Goes Home in Blazing Glory Today
2023: Before the Elections
Time Other Governors Decouple From Wike’s Self-Immolation Politics
For Omobolanle Raheem, A True Police Reform
EDITORIAL: NIGERIA AND THE POPULATION QUESTION
Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector Surged by 18.33% in Three Quarters of 2022
Tackling the Challenges of Nigeria’s Energy Transition Plan
Local Content: NCDMB Holds Training for Indigenous Contractors, Harps On Competitiveness
Report: Big Coal Miners’ Profits Tripled, Hit $97.7bn as Demand Surged in 2022
With Eyes on $400m Annual Exploration Fund, NNPC Pushes for Oil in Sokoto, Niger, Others
Shelf Drilling’s Jack-up Booked for Drilling Campaign in Nigeria

The Nation

Letter: Obasanjo is jealous, frustrated, says Presidency
Wike: ex-president’s endorsement of Obi stain on Atiku ‘Backing for LP presidential candidate inconsequential’ Former
How Atiku, others frustrated PDP’s zoning, by Wike
One-third of the world may slip into recession this year, IMF warns
Tinubu insists petrol subsidy must go
Abia safest in Southeast, says Ikpeazu
N250m grant: Al-Qalam varsity lauds BUA Group
Tinubu/Shetima Group rally for APC
Steer clear of polling booths, INEC warns underage voters
ICC prosecutor seeks probe of adoption of Nigerian school children
Akpabio, Wamakko, others upbeat on Tinubu’s victory at poll
JAMB directs candidates with biometric issues to write UTME in Abuja
IPOB: we’ll not call for election boycott in Southeast
Police spokesmen confirms transfer of men from Ajah Division
Sanwo-Olu presents scorecard
Bandit gunned down in Katsina police shootout
Osinbajo reaches out to Bolanle Raheem’s family
Four killed in Anambra shooting
Nine die, many hospitalised in Ebonyi cholera outbreak
2023: How far can Kola Abiola go?
2023: Lagos CAN, NLC Chairs back Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu
Sanwo-Olu: a unique style of campaign
CBN directs PSBs to activate rural banking
World Bank okays $30b to tackle food insecurity
Banks’ quest for contactless payment enters new phase
Companies to resume full physical meetings as COVID guideline expires
Ruger’s ‘Asiwaju’ reclaims top spot on music chart
Burna Boy rants at fans after arriving late to concert
Alexx Ekubo’s ex-fiancée deletes apology post, claims actor forced her to write it
I don’t want to sleep alone this year, actress Moyo Lawal pleads
EDITORIAL: Again, budget delay
• It is shameful that we still cannot meet the January to December cycle
Nigeria needs a new lease of life
By Peter Obi and Datti Baba-Ahmed
Pele’s trophy
Atiku’s weird Math
Between ASUU and Gbajabiamila
OBJ and his endorsement drama

The Punch

N’Assembly budgets N850m for failed constitution amendment
Power generation crashes by 990MW, Gencos lose N1.8tn
Okupe’s conviction throws up debates on justice system
Anti-Buhari letter: Presidency lambasts Obasanjo, says ex-president govt corrupt
G-5 govs adamant, set for Makinde campaign
Deceased patient’s relatives kill Delta doctor, NMA fumes
Presidential brigade soldier fires Abuja motorcyclists, kills passenger
Motorist traps, drags traffic robber on Lagos road
Ajah DPO transferred as police redeploy cops, commend PUNCH
Family accuses Anambra community leaders of killing guard
Mentally ill woman gives birth in uncompleted building
TUC demands N180/litre fuel
Ogun will explore oil in Olokola 2023 – Abiodun
Obasanjo’s attitude to Buhari vengeful, selfish, says Presidency
Obasanjo lied to garner South-East votes — Presidency
Obi endorsement: Third term by proxy, Bwala mocks Obasanjo
Tinubu will win presidential election, says Oyetola
Volleyball: Nimrod eyes continental glory in 2023
NPFL clubs resume training after New Year break
Injured Usman puts Edwards’ trilogy in doubt
Late performance: Burna Boy apologises to Lagos fans
Again, Fancy Acholonu ends relationship with Alexx Ekubo
Lagos concert: Attendees lament Burna Boy’s late entry
Editorial: Heinous killing of Citizen Raheem
This 2023 Nigerians deserve to breathe again
Five grammatical factors to consider when using ‘japa’
Nigeria’s ICT sector in 2023
Raheem’s death: Will police learn any useful lesson?
Sustainable solutions to underdevelopment
Tribunal: Oni’s planned appeal generates anxiety in Oyebanji’s camp
Leadership failure responsible for Nigeria’s problems — Development expert
Broadband penetration hits 46.24%
How layoffs, funding challenges hurt tech sector in 2022
College signs MoU with AAUA
Nigerians should vote leaders who value education – Lecturers
We will prosecute assault on doctor – UITH
Don gets Malaysian national security index study appointment

Leadership

Convoy Attack: Tambuwal Vows To Bring Perpetrators To Book
I Didn’t Frustrate Zoning Of PDP Ticket To South – Wike
Lekki Port Opens Talks With Liquid Bulk Terminals For Phase 2 Devt
Convoy Attack: Tambuwal Vows To Bring Perpetrators To Book
Obaseki Promises Improved Power Supply In Edo
Let’s Change Rivers’ Narrative, Abe Tells Voters
For Kwara, 2023 Is About Facts And Relatable History
Death Of Selimota Still Sore As Community Blames NRC
Group Lauds Military Over Peaceful Christmas, New Year In North East
Maimuna’s Memoir: His Friend’s Father
Unsettled By Obasanjo’s Letter, Presidency Hits Back
FIRS Unveils Instant Tax Clearance Certificate
Nobody Can Stop Election In South East, IPOB Declares
EX-Imo Governor Escapes As Gunmen Kill 4 Police Orderlies
FCT Natives Seek Integration Of 858 Communities
Of What Value Is Obasanjo’s Endorsement Of Peter Obi?
Towards Issues-based, Violence-free General Elections
Insecurity: Southern Kaduna Replaces Annual Festival With Prayer Summit
Obasanjo Attacking Buhari Because Of Jealousy – Presidency
Atiku, Cohorts Frustrated Zoning Of PDP Presidential Ticket To South – Wike
Police Rescue Kidnapped Permanent Secretary In Plateau
2023: Financing 2023 Budget Amidst Soaring Debts, Servicing Stocks Remain Strong Concerns
Nigeria Needs A New Lease Of Life
Equities To Sustain Positive Sentiment In New Year Trading
Yobe APC Unveils Chairman, Members Of 2023 Campaign Council
Turnout At Rallies Indicates APC’s Victory In Zamfara – Gov Matawalle
Take Back Your Country In 2023, Obi’s Big Tent Tells Nigerians
LP Candidate Decries Persistent Attacks In Southern Kaduna
Kwara PDP Reps Candidate Promises To Impact On Constituents’ Lives
Ilaje/Ese-Odo 2023: Reps Seat Is Ilaje Entitlement, Akinjo Claims
Suarez Joins Brazilian Club On Free Transfer
Webb Fontaine Woos 14 Regulatory Agencies With World-class Technology
Exxon, Chevron Share $100bn In Profit After Oil Price Surge
Stakeholders Offer Measures For Human Capital Devt
High Petrol Price: Regulators Shut 7 Defaulting Depots, Vow To Revoke Licences

The Sun

Underage voters, parents risk arrest
Obasanjo jealous, attacks Buhari out of frustration –Presidency
Presidential election: Fresh survey puts Obi ahead Atiku, Tinubu
Wike taunts Atiku, accuses ex-VP of frustrating PDP zoning
Lagos CP orders redeployment of policemen in Ajah division
2023: No respite for Nigerians as fuel scarcity, queues persist
Police in gun duel with hoodlums, rescue 3 kidnap victims in Delta
Lagos govt’ll rebuild Somolu General Hospital –Dullar
Diri signs 2023 appropriation, contributory pension bills into law
Obi’s endorsement: Nigerians must avoid another shipwreck, says Conscience Bureau
Cholera kills 8 in Ebonyi
Emefiele’s terrorism allegation: Southern, Middle Belt leaders call for DSS boss’ sack
Benue PDP affirms confidence in Ortom’s leadership
Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs sets standards for elections
Atiku agrees with Obasanjo on Obi, group replies PDP
I am hopeful for peaceful election in February -Obi
Osun welcomes Oyetola with fanfare
Consumers reject NAICOM’s directive on 3rd party insurance, call for reversal
NGX: Domestic transactions hit N1.82trn in 11 months amid uncertainties
How FX scarcity, Naira redesign, others shaped economic discourse in 2022
Our agricultural programmes have yielded results –AUDA-NEPAD
Microfinance banks, driving force for financial investments in 2022 –Expert
Opobo marathon winners to pocket N1m
Ofehe seals deal with Czech Football federation for international friendly match in Delta
Gusau: Pele’s contributions to football are ineffable
Osimhen’s current best striker –Lukaku
Pele’s immortality
If Peter Obi wins
How does Buhari sleep?
A year that will re-define Nigeria
Akulu-Isuofia: Good Anambra example in community development
New Year, new thing
Firms donates to Lagos orphanage
Tambuwal condemns attack on convoy, says perpetrators’ll be prosecuted
Nigeria Decides 2023: PDP’s little wins, many troubles in 2022
Chimamanda Adichie gets Odeluwa title in hometown
Our agricultural programmes have yielded results –AUDA-NEPAD
How I became PDP Reps candidate –Onwuaso
Why I love celebrating feminine gender with my works –Agodo, creative artist
Pitfalls to avoid as budding entrepreneur
Nigerian teachers are priceless
JAMB warns against sale of admission forms to candidates
Strike fallout: Parents, students kick over UNIMAID’s fee hike
Arimanwa, Nekede poly rector, presents 4-year scorecard
Akinyemi, Galadima, Bugaje knock Obasanjo over Obi’s endorsement
Nigeria Decides 2023: Why PDP’ll win Kano –Dambatta
Nigeria Decides 2023: Vote-buying’ll not change polls outcome –Igini
Nigeria needs peace, unity to develop –Bagudu

Daily Trust

Gunmen Hit Ex-Gov Ohakim’s Convoy In Imo, Kill Policemen
Obasanjo’s Endorsement Of Peter Obi Speaks Volume — Wike
Obasanjo Attacks Leaders Out Of Frustration — Garba Shehu
Welcome To 2023, Africa’s Year Of Elections
Venus Starts 30th Season On WTA Tour With Win
Lukaku Hopes To Convince Chelsea To Extend His Stay At Inter
Pele’s Mum To Have Last Goodbye With Son After Being Tragically Unaware Brazil Hero Died
How Peacemaker Ended With Amputated Arm In Kano
Uncertainty Dogs PDP As Presidential Poll Gathers Steam
My Health Challenge Stale News, Rubbish – Tinubu
Atiku, Tinubu Kick As Obasanjo Backs Obi
Osinbajo Calls Family Of Woman Killed By Police In Lagos
How Student Rakes In N80,000 Monthly From Spices Trade
2023: 661,783 PVCs Uncollected In Edo
Late Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s President Was A Reconciliator – ACF
2023: Emirs Of Katsina, Daura Sue For Peace, National Unity
ARM, TechnoVision Offer N12m In Startup Hunt
Banking Sector: Resilience In The Midst Of Headwinds
FIRS Takes Tax Clearance Certificate Online
Geregu Power Stocks Gain 49%, 86 Days After NGX Listing
DisCos Earn N1.3tr From Electricity Bills In 23 Months
Kano PDP Crisis: No Notice For Dissolution Of My Exco – Sagagi
PDP, APC Have Taken Nigeria Backward – ADP Presidential Candidate
Inside Wike/Atiku Supporters’ Politics Of Bitterness
Dakkada FC Beckons On God As NPFL23 Season Looms
World’s Richest Footballer Worth 15 Times More Than Ronaldo
2 Senegal Parliamentarians Slammed With Jail Terms For Hitting Colleague
Before We Get Into A PVC Collection Crisis
‘Vultures’ Are Hovering Again: “Shine Your Eyes Nigerians!
Lest Nigerian Youths Be Deceived By Obasanjo’s Sanctimony
Nigerian Airline Status 2022: What Is Next In 2023
What’s The Worth Of Obasanjo’s Endorsement?
Editorial: Abuse Of CBN Ways And Means
How Community Engagement Improves Early Child Education Enrolment In Sokoto
Nurses: Why There Should Be Referral Centres For Rape, Violence Cases
Pharmaceutical Coys Seek Implementation Of Drug Production Policies
‘Ditching Meat, Animal Products This New Year Could Cause Depression, Broken Bones’
Osun Records 81 Deaths In 313 Road Crashes In 2022
4 Die, 3 Sustain Injuries In Lone Accident In Niger

Vanguard

Presidency attacks Obasanjo, says ‘his tenure represents dark days of Nigeria’s democracy’
Ohakim escapes as gunmen attack convoy, kill 4 police orderlies
Tennis legend Navratilova diagnosed with two types of cancer
Tesla posts disappointing deliveries for 2022
Tax Clearance Certificate now easy to obtain – FIRS
How to secure Nigeria from terrorism, banditry, others – CAN
Ohakim escapes as gunmen attack convoy, kill 4 police orderlies
Gunmen kill Anambra community leader
Ronaldo arrives Saudi Arabia ahead of Al Nassr unveiling
FRSC rescues 6 from lone accident in Osun
Zamfara anti-thuggery committee cautions politicians against misusing vigilance groups
Obi’s endorsement: Tinubu not your puppet, Onoh tells Obasanjo
Police kill terrorists leader, recover AK-47, ammunition in Katsina
Delta community threatens to shutdown oil company’s operations over neglect
Age fraud rocks Cameroon U-17 squad
Liverpool stunned by Brentford as Reds pay for defensive woes
Vote selling, buying, crime against humanity – Bishop Ajakaye
Stop listening to devil’s whispering, Adeleke tells Oyetola
Obi’s endorsement, affirmation of Obasanjo’s dream of better Nigeria – LP
Obasanjo’s no match for Buhari’s development stride – Presidency
Assassinated ex-CBN employee, wife buried in Abeokuta
Presidential Ticket: Okowa didn’t betray anyone – Spokesman
Akpabio tasks APC stakeholders on vigorous campaign to deliver Tinubu, others
661,783 PVCs uncollected in Edo
Labour Party mocks Tinubu, Atiku, others over OBJ’s endorsement
We’ll explore oil in Tongeji Island, Olokola in 2023 – Abiodun
‘This is insane’: Netizens knock Empress Njamah’s ex-fiance over leaked nude video
Fire guts 4 shops in Kano
Osinbajo reaches out to Bolanle Raheem’s husband, family
Garba Shehu tackles Obasanjo over statement against Buhari
Angry mob attack fire fighters in Onitsha for late arrival
Underage voters, parents will be arrested for electoral fraud – INEC
Obi: You worked with your boss for 8 yrs, he recommended another person, Wike hits Atiku
Obasanjo seeking third term through Obi, says Atiku’s spokesman, Bwala
Wabara, Ohuabunwa, Ndigbo in Lekki mourn Obiozor
Those who can’t get Obasanjo’s endorsement should seek Gowon, IBB, Abdulsallam – Shehu Sani
Umrah: ‘I did seven tawaf trips, I’m fit to be Nigeria’s president – Tinubu
‘You’re part of the problem,’ Bolaji Akinyemi knocks Obasanjo over Peter Obi’s endorsement
Nigeria’s moved beyond Obasanjo’s thinking – Buba Galadima
Gunmen kill Anambra community leader
FRSC rescues 6 from lone accident in Osun
‘Alexx Ekubo convinced me to apologise’, ex-fiancée, Fancy Acholonu reveals
Netflix’s Kaleidoscope: Season 1 — movie review
Actor Jeremy Renner in critical condition after snow plow accident
Obasanjo’s endorsement of Obi reflects will of voters – Big Tent
Wike visits Peter Odili, says ‘PDP fully ready for elections’
PDP Crisis: It’ll be difficult to ask supporters to vote another party — Nwodo tells G5 govs
17 bills imposing more levies on manufacturing pending in NASS — MAN
NBC begins recycling project in Lagos
Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers rewards 12 with N32m
Anthony Joshua considers acting after boxing career
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