News Headlines Jan 4, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 4, 2023. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo


Disquiet in APC as Two Members of Presidential Campaign Council Resign
Just In: Former Niger Deputy Governor Quits APC Presidential Campaign
Breaking: Clark Endorses Obi for President
Buhari Signs N21.83 Trillion 2023 Appropriation Bill into Law
Predictable Budget Cycle: A Great Legacy of Ninth National Assembly
Centre Awards N18 million Research Grant to 120 Students
Otti: Time to Reclaim Abia from PDP’s Rudderless Leadership
Edo, BOI Promote Inclusive Business Growth, Disburse Loans
Fidelity Bank Receives Award for Promoting Trade
Of Manifestoes and Basic Needs
Muslim Leaders to Nigerians: Vote for Candidate Who’ll Lead with Fairness, Justice
Insecurity: Buhari Okays Technology Deployment for S’east, Says Uzodinma
Tinubu/Shettima Campaign Council Donates 1,000 Bags of Rice, Corn Flour to Christians in Zamfara
Gombe APC Presidential Campaign Canvasses Support for Tinubu, Gov Yahaya, Others
WikkiTimes Launches Accountability Reporting Fellowship
Sahara Group Unveils ‘Responsibly Sahara’ Initiative to Enhance Sustainability
2022: Innovation Took Centre Stage in Banking Sector
2023 and Emerging Challenges for Insurers
Oxford Decries Attack on Staff, Refutes Fraud Allegation
Olamide Unveiled as National Lottery Ambassador
Greg Ibe: I Left United States Because of My Passion for Abia’s Development
Knocks as Obasanjo Queues Behind Obi
House, ASUU Bicker over Suspended Strike Action
Beke Promises Adequate Security, Free Education, Prosperity for Rivers People
Internal Wrangling in Katsina PDP Threatens Atiku, Lado’s Chances
Fashola: Finishing Strong in Buhari’s Cabinet
Thousands of Mourners Pay Last Respects as Pele is Laid to Rest
Ronaldo: I am Done Playing in Europe
Osimhen to Resume Search for Capocannoniere at Inter Tonight
Dogged Newcastle Hold Arsenal to Share Points at Emirates
Lampard Under Pressure with Another Defeat
Nwagua Becomes Brand Ambassador for Moving Faith Sports Apparel
Quadri Aruna Joins Russian Club
Punter Cries for Justice after Coral Bookmakers Void World Cup Betting Win
Chevron Donates Classrooms to Edjeba Primary School
Issues in Academics’ Apathy to TETFund Conference Attendance Funding Support
Dialogue, Funding, Reduction of Out-of-school Children Top Stakeholders’ Expectations for 2023
New Book Teaches Benefits of Adversity Quotient for Entrepreneurs
A Case for Transformative Pragmatism?

The Nation

APC PCC: Obi’s backing by Obasanjo, Clark weakens PDP
•Like similar endorsements in 2019, they will fail, says Keyamo
Why N23.7tr CBN loan must be restructured, by Buhari
Tinubu deserves credit for Lagos transformation, says Sanwo-Olu
Tinubu: I’ll be a fair, just President
Polls: Oyo PDP crisis widens as Makinde, pro-Atiku group test strength
Zulum, Sirika obtain 12,000 copies of Pantami’s book on skills
Insecurity: Buhari okays deployment of technology in Southeast
Ohakim visits DSS over attack by gunmen
Unmeasured crude, gas exported yearly, says Report
Truck drivers protest against police extortion on East-West road
INEC: 661,783 PVCs waiting for collection in Edo
Diri: no plan to drop my deputy
Ex-ambassador to South Africa resigns from APC
Ohakim reports at DSS after bombing of his convoy
4 houses, 11 shops razed in Adamawa communal clash
583 died of cholera in 11 months, says NCDC
How my aunt’s doctor-husband disvirgined me, by 16-year-old
Bandit gunned down in Katsina police shootout
Fuel subsidy not fair to poor, says Tinubu
Fed Govt opens 2023 borrowings with two savings bonds
‘Proposed law will transform capital market’
Firm boosts financial services ecosystem
Bank announces new board appointments
PDP dodged a bullet in Wike, says Reno Omokri
Jay Jay Okocha marks 25th wedding anniversary
BBNaija’s Kess gifts parents’ house, car
Yomi Gold ends marriage with second wife one year after wedding
The home stretch

The Punch

Capital market players foresee election year turbulence, recovery
Pele: Millions bid football ‘orisha’ farewell
Doctor who raped wife’s niece said virginity outdated – Witness
PVCs: 6.7million uncollected in 17 states, INEC targets markets
Pele: Millions bid football ‘orisha’ farewell
Ogun: Murdered couple’s son found tied, drowned
Lagos students lodge colleagues in hotels for sex romps
FCT police rescue 16 kidnap victims
Cattle rustlers arrested for killing APC ward chairman
SUNU Assurances lists benefits of insurance cover
2023: Election, inflation to shape real estate market
Obi endorsement: Obasanjo ruffles feathers again
Obasanjo’s decision won’t affect Tinubu – APC chieftain
Makinde absent as Oyo PDP plans pro-Atiku rally
Senator threatens to sue Osun over false report
PDP raises concern as Clark, Ortom endorse Obi
Osimhen, Lukaku clash in Serie A
Bosso to submit AFCON final list Jan 20
Avengers actor Jeremy Renner in ‘critical condition’
Actor Yomi Gold, wife end one-year marriage
Burna Boy’s Lagos concert, huge success – Organisers
Late performance: Burna Boy apologises to Lagos fans
Editorial: Obasanjo’s endorsement and Obi’s chances in 2023 elections
Just a few just men
In 2023, power must change hands in Nigeria
This 2023 Nigerians deserve to breathe again
Abiodun: Hope for a renewed Ogun
Nigeria’s ICT sector in 2023
Raheem’s death: Will police learn any useful lesson?
Why I declined to marry terrorist commander – Train attack victim
UNILORIN gets 31 new professors, 38 readers


I’m Elated By LEADERSHIP’s Invitation To Speak At Its Awards – Raila Odinga
Obi Endorsement: You Don’t Own Key To Aso Rock, Atiku Tells Obasanjo
Economists Flay Further Borrowing As Buhari Signs N21.83trn Budget
4 Houses, 11 Shops Burnt In Adamawa Communal Crisis
NDLEA Seizes 636.463kgs Illicit Drugs, Arrests 290 Offenders In Gombe
Ozekhome Hails NJC For Reinstating Ajumogobia
Adieu Pele, The GOAT
China Warns Of Countermeasures For Entry Restrictions
I’m Looking Forward To 2023 Polls, Retirement – Buhari
Increasing Assault On Health Workers
Economists Flay Further Borrowing As Buhari Signs N21.83trn Budget
Maimuna’s Memoir: The Purple Abaya
IGP Streamlines Indiscriminate Police Investigation Processes
Anointed Praise Leader, Ailly Omojehova, Drops Another Powerful Praise
Gov Emmanuel Convenes Solemn Assembly To Usher Akwa Ibom Into 2023
Okowa Deplores Doctor’s Murder, Orders Urgent Investigation
Obi’s Endorsement: I Didn’t Mock Atiku – Wike
Buhari Okays Technology Deployment To Combat Insecurity In South-East
After Attack On Ohakim’s Convoy, Gunmen Raze Police Division In Imo
Sokoto PDP Takes Campaign To Silame, Wamakko As Ex-Gov’s Nephew Dumps APC
2 Senegal MPs Bag 6-month Sentence For Assaulting Pregnant Colleague
At Sokoto PDP Campaign Flag-off, Tambuwal Pledges To Intensify Efforts Against Insecurity
CBN Balance: We ’ll Reconsider Buhari’s Request But Not Blindly, Says Senate President
I’ve Fulfilled My Promise Not To Owe Workers’ Salaries – Akeredolu
2023 Polls: Again, INEC Disowns Fake Ad-hoc Staff Recruitment Portal
2023 Presidency: Ortom Hails Obasanjo Over Peter Obi’s Endorsement
Edwin Clark Endorses Peter Obi, Tells South-South Leaders To Back LP Candidate

The Sun

Naira Redesign: Anger, agony as banks stick to old notes
World Bank blames rising inflation on CBN loans to FG
My attackers came to kill me –Ohakim
Police recover body of murdered couple’s son from River Ogun
Buhari signs 2023 appropriation bill into law
Obi of Onitisha denies Presidency’s claim over Second Niger Bridge
Osun 2022: Adeleke urges Oyetola to accept defeat
No plans to drop my deputy –Diri
Abia guber: Emenike, APC candidate, vows to end godfatherism, tackle corruption
Gunmen raze another police station in Imo
Delta NMA to shut down hospitals over killing of doctor
Zulum, Sirika obtain 12,000 copies of Pantami’s skills’ book
Atiku identifies wealth creation as panacea to poverty
Ex-APC chieftain endorses PDP’s Oborevwori for Delta gov
LP tackles Soludo, Eze over Obi’s presidential aspiration
Nigeria Decides 2023: Type of president Nigerians must vote for as Buhari’s successor –Rita Lori-Ogbebor
Tinubu pledges to tackle Almajiri problem in the North
Inconsistent policies, forex scarcity hobble maritime sector’s growth in 2022
Let’s overlook our imperfections for greater ANLCA in 2023 –Farinto
NIWA MD, Moghalu bags honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration
2022: Mixed reactions trail insurance industry
New notes scarcity hits banks in Abuja
World bids Pelé final farewell
Gusau mourns passing of Abia FA boss, Ephraim Chukwuemeka
NFF constitutes judicial, match officiating committees
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon 2023: Elite Label race to host over 60,000 runners –Yusuf Ali
Burna Boy finally apologises for late performance at Lagos concert
Actor Yomigold announces end of 2nd marriage
Re-instatement of Hon. Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia: Pristine justice finally served (2)
‘Less-privileged…’ incorrect
Ekweremadu’s home problem
Hidden secrets behind near-success syndrome (18)
Anambra Central 2023: More communities adopt Ekwunife
We’ll name preferred bidder for Ajaokuta before leaving office –FG
FG lacks capacity to curb illegal mining –Minister
2022: 5G promises, sacks by big tech firms dominate ICT sector
Dark side of Christmas
Guide to keep your google account safe from hackers
Ebonyi Rep spreads joy at Yuletide
Igboness on the card
Volleyball: Nimrod optimistic of continental glory in 2023
Ronaldo signs $200 million-per-year deal with Al Nassr; may return to Premiership
Joshua will fight Fury, Wilder in 2023, Hearn reveals

Daily Trust

Buhari Pledges Support For Burundi On Fuel Shortage Amid Scarcity In Nigeria
Convoy Attack: How My Children And I Escaped – Ex-Gov Ohakim
Benue Teachers Groan Over 13 Months’ Unpaid Salaries
I’ll Concede If Binani Wins Me In Her LGA – SDP Gov’ship Candidate
INEC Warns On Fake Ad Hoc Staff Recruitment Portal
Don’t Sell Your PVCs, Tambuwal Cautions Voters
Oyo PDP Leaders Assure Atiku Of Victory, Fulani Group Backs Ex-VP
17 Days After Release: Scarcity Of New Naira Notes Worries Nigerians
Buhari Signs N21.83trn Budget Into Law
2023: NSCIA Seeks Protection For Muslims In South East
Ex-CJN’s Sudden Exit, Demand For Current CJN’s Resignation Shaped Judiciary In 2022
NAF Officers Crushed To Death At Kwara Checkpoint
Akwa Ibom: Son Kills Father For Allegedly Hypnotising Him
Buhari Pledges Support For Burundi On Fuel Shortage Amid Scarcity In Nigeria
Abducted Son Of Murdered Ogun Couple Found Dead
Doctor Gunned Down Inside Delta Hospital
Vitafoam Donates Products To New Year Babies
N/Assembly Gives Conditions To Reconsider Stance On FG Borrowing From CBN
Why We’re Supporting Artisan Miners Despite Wooing Coys – Minister
ARM, TechnoVision Offer N12m In Startup Hunt
Banking Sector: Resilience In The Midst Of Headwinds
INEC Warns On Fake Ad Hoc Staff Recruitment Portal
Ibeto, Niger Ex-Dep Gov, Dumps APC
Brazil Bids Final Farewell To ‘King’ Pele
Pele’s Autographed Ball One Of My Most Prized Possessions — Damishi Sango
Table Tennis Star, Bose Odusanya’s Career Threatened By Ill-Health
Aruna Quadri Completes Move To Russian Club
Ronaldo Says He Wants To Break Records In Saudi Stint
2023: Sierra Leone And The Democratic Imperative In West Africa
The Political Endorsement Phenomenon – So Far
Debts: Where Do Presidential Candidates Stand?
Editorial: Avoidable Tragedy In Calabar
Abuse Of CBN Ways And Means
Lawmaker Offers Free Medical Services To 250 People In Nasarawa


Muslim-Muslim Ticket: We must live together as one — Tinubu
OBJ endorsement of Obi: I’m worried for PDP — Wike
Let’s join hands to rebuild Nigeria, Diri, Obaseki urge G5 Governors
UNILORIN gets 31 new Professors, 38 Readers
Peter Obi’s Endorsement: It’ll be 11th wonder if Tinubu fails to win – Keyamo
Seyi Vibez releases visuals for hit single ‘Chance (Na Ham)’
Omah Lay teases debut album ‘Boy Alone’ deluxe version
Biafra group accuses Peter Obi of having hand in Nnamdi Kanu’s continued detention
CP clears air on rumours around murder of medical doctor
Soldiers, touts clash in Lagos
Only Atiku employs 13,500 Nigerians, manufactutures local goods, others – Reno Omokri
Report of killings of Northerners: Lie from pit of hell — Ohanaeze
Ebonyi community boils over killings, destruction of properties
2023: Atiku will change Nigeria’s political fortune – Tambuwal
Why I endorsed Peter Obi – Clark
Study demonstrates benefits of vaccination in reducing COVID-19 transmission
NAFDAC alerts on revocation of companies’ licences after 159 infant deaths in Indonesia
Clark’s endorsement of Peter Obi has no effect on Tinubu, says APC
Man United extend winning streak, trash Bournemouth 3-0
Nigeria, 3 others pledge to increase family planning financing
CHOLERA: Nigeria records 583 deaths from 23,550 cases in 32 states
Arsenal drop points against stubborn Newcastle
Buni promises 99.9% Yobe votes for Tinubu in February poll
Cholera Outbreak: Umahi visits patients, pledges to provide 10 boreholes, modern toilets
Budget: Poverty, unemployment, rising debt profile, others – NECA
15 die, 5 injured in auto crash in Kogi – FRSC
2023: Prepare for your defeat, APC tells Makinde, PDP
Grow up, Atiku’s aide tells Wike
It’s an insult to say I’m marginalizing any ethnic group – Zulum
Police arrest pastor’s wife who engaged in sex romp with native doctor
2023: I’ll run all-inclusive govt — Oborevwori
Native doctor slump, dies during sex romp with Pastor’s wife
Ex-Niger Delta militants endorse Atiku for President
Breaking: Two APC chieftains dump Party, Presidential Campaign Council
Troops neutralize 4 bandits, recover arms in Kaduna
We ‘ll tackle unpatriotic politicians that drug youths for selfish interests – NDLEA
Cristiano Ronaldo says work in Europe is done despite ‘many opportunities’
Peter Obi: Obasanjo wants to impose Adolf Hitler on Nigerians – Fani-Kayode
Labour Party welcomes Clark’s endorsement of Obi-Datti
Over 1.4 m ad hoc staff’ll be trained on usage of BVAS – INEC
Soldiers, touts clash in Lagos
US House fails to elect Speaker as Republicans take over
Makiivka: 63 Russians die in Ukraine attack
UK soldier loses half of penis after three misdiagnoses
28 people found shot dead in Burkina Faso
Video: I came out strong, Empress Njamah shames ex-lover after leaked nude
Chike, BBNaija’s Frodd acquire new houses, cars
‘Don’t force it, when love dies’ – Yomi Gold announces marriage crash
Avengers actor, Jeremy Renner in critical condition after surgery
Julius Rone: The Gas King
Why I snubbed other opportunities in Europe, chose Al-Nassr – Ronaldo
Photos: Brazil says final farewell to ‘King’ Pele

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