News Headlines Jan 9, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 9, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria‘s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Kano spends N800m on renovation of schools
Another Nigerian killed in South Africa
I left service without a query, invitation from ICPC, EFCC, says Echono
Rabe Nasir: Masari appoints interim commissioner for Science, Technology
Lalong greets Pauline Tallen at 63
Osinbajo, Tinubu, govs storm Bauchi for Adamu’s daughter’s wedding
Zamfara massacre: Terrorists will soon become history, says Buhari
2023: Jonathan yet to get backing from Buhari, APC leaders
Group to Soludo: Prioritize neglected federal projects in Anambra
Police confirm two deaths in gunmen’s invasion of Enugu…
Abaribe’s guber ambition, a joke, says Uka
NYSC DG: I’ve never missed promotion in 28 years
Katsina IPAC warms up for March LG elections, elect new executives
We fought Biafra civil war in error, says pro-Igbo group
Insecurity: Eha-Amufu stakeholders assure Ugwuanyi’s…
Two-year-old Daniel missing
Sexual harassment: Rivers lecturer bags three months suspension
We’re not relocating 100-year-old Benin hospital, says…
Troops destroy terrorists’ market in Borno
I stole Inspector’s pistol, sold it to DJ, cultist —…
Abducted teacher, 30 students of Kebbi school regain freedom
Two die in Edo accident
Man beats wife to death, arrested in Nasarawa
Bank of Agriculture at risk of becoming distressed, says AuGF
AFCON champions to earn N2.8bn as CAF increases prize money
Agency Reporter Jan 8, 2022
VAR to be used in all 52 AFCON matches in Cameroon
IPAC wrong on direct primary
Olubadan: All eyes on Makinde

The Punch

I was hooked on drugs for 14 years, sold car to buy cocaine, relapsed thrice before overcoming addiction –Ex-addict now activist
People who eat heavy meals prone to food coma –Nutritionist
Consuming yoghurts exposed to sun dangerous, experts warn Nigerians
High charges for PCR test, inadequate testing frustrate Nigeria’s effort to curb COVID-19 – Experts
Robotic surgery guarantees quicker recovery for endometrial cancer patients – Expert
NASS leadership behind 2022 budget padding, aggrieved lawmakers say
Lagos to seal schools over failure to resume on Jan 4
Buhari should return cooking gas price to how he met it in 2015 –HURIWA
FRSC boss condoles with Kano crash victims, orders clampdown on speed defaulters
Nasarawa man in custody for ‘beating wife to death’
Police nab suspected armed robber, recover stolen car in Delta
Three killed, houses burnt as herdsmen sack Ondo community
FG records N1.9tn revenue shortfall in 11 months
Vehicles in 12 states’ll run on autogas this year – FG
Nigeria partners Japan to launch startup incubation programme
Lagos expresses worry over single-use plastics, others
Major political events that’ll shape 2022
Osun 2022: PDP postpones gov aspirants’ screening
2023: PDP has not zoned presidential ticket – Spokesman
Jonathan’s planned defection to APC, presidential ambition mere rumours –Aide
FA Cup: Chelsea thrash Chesterfield 5-1, ease into fourth round
Naomi Osaka pulls out of Australian Open warm-up
Australian tennis boss rejects blame for Djokovic drama
AFCON champions to earn $5m as CAF raises prize money
2022: A phenomenal year of shinning for the sexually-pure (II)
Put ‘self-love’ on your priority list this year
Men are ‘big babies’ who deserve pampering, singer Oxlade tells women
I want to mentor someone this year, producer Samklef scouts for new artistes
Many people are enslaved mentally by pastors, says actress Uche Jombo
Banky W, Omoni Oboli, others celebrate producer Kemi Adetiba at 42


We Have Spent Billions To Ensure Security, Pray For Divine Intervention – Buhari
Zamfara Killings: Bandits Will Soon Become History– Buhari
UK Records Over 150,000 COVID-19 Deaths Within 28 Days
Bid For Another Jonathan Presidency Sparks Constitutional Debate
Shortage Of Forex Crippling Manufacturing In Nigeria
2023: PDP Denies Zoning Presidential Ticket
52 Villagers, Not 200 Killed In Zamfara Attack– Matawalle
Troops Kill Terrorists, Destroy Illegal Market In Borno
Bauchi Confirms 38 New Cases Of Polio In 12 LGAs
Man Strangles Wife To Death In Nasarawa
Buhari Congratulates Adamu Adamu On Daughter’s Wedding
As Super Eagles Hunt For Fourth AFCON Title In Cameroon
Ooni Urges CAN To Intensify Prayers for Nigeria
Troops Kill Terrorists, Destroy Illegal Market In Borno
PDP Has Agreed To Rezone Presidency To The North – Aliyu
BREAKING: NDLEA Chairman, Marwa, Loses First Wife
APC Reconciliation Committee Visits Ogun, Promises Fairness
Lagos Targets 1.237trn To Finance 521.275bn Deficit In 2022 Budget
Jaiz Bank Clocks 10, Grows Balance Sheet By N266bn
Heirs Holdings Launches Tender On OML 17
AFCON Winner To Earn N2.8bn As CAF Jerks Up Prize Money
EDITORIAL: As Super Eagles Hunt For Fourth AFCON Title In Cameroon


Heeding Buhari’s Advice, APC Govs Convene Emergency Meeting to Actualise National Convention
NNPC Must Focus on Profitability, Value Creation, Operate at Par with Global Industry Peers, Buhari Tells New Board
Obasanjo: Unemployment Forcing Youths into Violent Groups, Kidnap Gangs
Lagos to Seal Schools over Failure to Resume on January 4
After Six Months in Captivity, 30 Kebbi FGC Students, Teacher Regain…
Return Nigeria to Regionalism Before 2023 Elections, OPC Tells Buhari Segun…
Nigeria Needs Fayemi in 2023, Says Ex-Minister
Lagos Nurses Begin Warning Strike Monday
NDDC to Complete More Abandoned Projects in 2022
Ekweremadu: Political Solution in Nnamdi Kanu’s Case Still Possible
Nasarawa Exceeds 50% COVID-19 Vaccination Target
Lagos Hands over Glover Hall to Olu Jacobs
FG Cautions Plateau Govt against Sealing Filling Stations
One Year After, Adebutu Remembers Late Wife
Professor Bolaji Akinwande Akinyemi at 80: Revisiting Nigeria’s Foreign…
Aku Uka’s Burial Pitches Ishaku against Kinsmen
Don’t Violate Secrecy of Intelligence Community, NSA Warns ‘Shadowy Groups’
Buhari: I’m Sad, Devastated over Death of 19 Passengers in Kano…
IYC Dismayed over Buhari’s Delay in Inaugurating NDDC Board
Senate President Seeks Support for Armed Forces
Quest for Capital Buffers Raises Prospect of Mergers, Acquisition in Tier-II…
Doyin Salami: A President’s Last-Ditch Effort to Rescue Economy
Power Supply: Situating Buhari’s Lamentation
Manufacturers Fret Over ‘Sugar Tax’
Market Place CITN Rolls out Plans for 40th Anniversary
Fidelity Bank Extends CSR Projects
Olubadan: All Eyes on Makinde
Electoral Bill: Is There a Conspiracy?
Will FG Crush the ‘New Terrorists’?
Kunle Dina: Undisputed King of Luxury Kitchens
Pillars of High Society Celebrate Akogun Alapini at 70
Omisore’s Father Dies Few Months After Elaborate 90th Birthday
Fresh Start as Nnamdi Okonkwo Resumes at FBN Holding
33rd AFCON: Hosts Cameroon Target Good Start against B’Faso
CAF, LOC Officially Welcome Super Eagles to Cameroon
Anyim Charges Super Eagles to Win Fourth AFCON Title for Nigeria
Covid Infection Gave Djokovic Exemption, Says Lawyers
Avoiding Armageddon in Magodo
January 9, 2022 3:49 am
The Staying Power of Mrs. Jonathan

The Sun

Day we made Buhari to panic in Addis Ababa –Gen Hananiya
APC reconciliation committee meets Oyetola, seeks party members cooperation in Osun
IPOB leader trial: Political solution still possible –Ekweremadu
What I told Ikpeazu at our meeting in Abia –Kalu
Sule Lamido exclusive: Beware of APC satanic plot
2023: PDP denies zoning presidency to North
Men want to have taste of me because of my sex show –Yinka TNT, singer/presenter
Saraki condemns Zamfara attacks
Sanwo-Olu congratulates Lagos First Lady at 55
Soot: Wike tasks Rivers CP, others to arrest, prosecute artisanal refiners
Those behind Zamfara massacre‘ll soon be history –Buhari
Lawan sympathises with victims of Nguru market fire
Zoning: What we agreed upon formation of APC –Ngige
Why we want presidency to come to South-south in 2023 – Ikiogha
Electoral Amendment Bill: National Assembly subservient, clueless – Sen. Rufai Hanga
Enugu 2023: Call your loyalists to order, ex-guber candidates urge Ugwuanyi
Buhari demands transparency, accountability from new NNPC board
Anyim charges Super Eagles to go for glory
Plateau: Sports is a unifying tool in fostering, peace, unity- Major Gen. Ali
Adidas produces special boots for Salah
Amunike regrets Osimhen’s absence
AFCON 2021… Stars to watch
Super Eagles can win AFCON – Echiejile
Eguavoen: I’m satisfied with Super Eagles’ preparation
VAR to be used throughout Afcon tourney
AFCON 2021: Super Eagles, 23 others battle for N7B prize money
Ndidi, Iheanacho, Okoye among Africa’s finest
33” Export backs Super Eagles to make Nigerians proud
Hemorrhoid is not the same as rectal prolapse
God: Our help and security
Fear thou not
Buhari’s soured soup for NASS
Uzodimma and development
How RCCG battled sieges at 2021 Holy Ghost Congress
I really don’t want to be thinking of that witch!
Infrastructure: Other governors should emulate Umahi –Dr Chukwuka, ex-NOA DG
Hope Uzodimma: Governor navigating through turbulent state
Seeing US First Lady wearing African fashion during state visit will boost Nigeria’s creativity industry –Joy Meribe, first African designer at Milan Fashion Week

Daily Trust

How Air Travellers Suffer From West Africa’s Poor Connectivity
Six Months After, 30 Yauri Students, 1 Teacher Regain Freedom
Group To Launch NorthIsHealing Peace Campaign
Police Arrest Woman Taking Daughters, Others To Bandits For Sex
Pantami Leads Delegation To Console Dr BUK’s Family
Buhari Condemns Zamfara Killings As Matawalle Cautions Media
30 Students Of FGC, Birnin Yauri, Regain Freedom After Six Months In Captivity
Bauchi Wedding: All Eyes On Tinubu, Osinbajo As 2023 Presidency Speculation Continues
My Govt Won’t Abandon You, Buhari Assures Victims Of Zamfara Attacks
Many Injured As Farmers, Herders Clash In Kwara
Chukwueze, Awoniyi, Iheanacho, Other Eagles Expected To Shine At AFCON
AFCON: COVID Hits Burkina Faso Team, Coach, Four Players Test Positive
Six Months After, 30 Yauri Students, 1 Teacher Regain Freedom
Group To Launch NorthIsHealing Peace Campaign
Pantami Leads Delegation To Console Dr BUK’s Family
Buhari Condemns Zamfara Killings As Matawalle Cautions Media
Incessant Fires: Minimising Losses With Insurance
2022: How Capital Market Will Sustain Positive Momentum
Disquiet As Constitution Amendment Drags At N/Assembly
2023: Senators Scheming For Governorship Seats
2023 Presidency: Yahaya Bello Will Defeat Atiku, Says Fani-Kayode
Fresh Attacks: Saraki Condemns Zamfara Carnage, Calls For Peace
APC Crisis: Uncertainty As Adamu-Led Panel Meets Abiodun, Amosun
Neither A Label Nor A Garland
2023: The Price Of Apathy
Editorial: Buhari’s ‘Last Chance’ Budget
Despite Dam Closure, Late Seed Distribution, Kano Wheat Farmers Optimistic
Experiences Of Undesired Effects Of Hormonal Contraception
Navy Arrests 16 Over Smuggling Of N113m Contraband

The Guardian

‘Worrisome changes’ in 2022 Budget: Lawyers, others divided on NASS’ power to insert new projects
Sindy Zemura:‘Though progress is slow, gender equality is achievable’
Salah, Messi, Lewandowski for FIFA Best Player Award
Eyes on Eagles, Eguavoen as Africa Cup Of Nations begins
Nigeria in crisis as debt stock hits N25t in 7years
Presidency, stakeholders weigh options over CBN’s escrowing of DisCos accounts
Lagos decries violation of academic calendar
PDP has not zoned its presidential ticket – Ologunagba
Family, Anambra school feud over pupil’s death in boarding house
Reconciliation committee assures aggrieved Osun APC members of fair hearing
Fire guts Nguru Central Market in Yobe
Saraki, HURIWA condemn attacks in Zamfara, Ondo, Enugu
Ebubeagu Security outfit not politically motivated, says Orji
Cameroon takes on Burkina Faso in AFCON 2022 opener
CAF, LOC formally welcome Super Eagles to Cameroun
CAF to unveil 2023 AFCON, Qatar 2022 qualifiers draws on Jan 21, 22
Tiktok, CAF partner to unite African football fans
Barcelona concede late equaliser to Granada after Gavi red card
Newcastle stunned by Cambridge ‘dream’ in FA Cup
Walnuts Cultivation: Goldmine for huge revenue, employment opportunities
2023 Presidency: What distinguishes Bello from other aspirants
APC Convention Blues: How Adamu’s committee holds the aces
Editorial: Before Lassa fever gets endemic
FCT command arrest officer in viral extortion video
Dangote Refinery raises hope for petroleum downstream sector
$3.1b e-Customs project delays as agreement signing drags
Lekki Deep Seaport inches closer to completion
Shagamu—Ore HighwayWatch: From 42 to 3 checkpoints?
Justice and crumbs of justice
Clear and present danger of environmental chemicals – Part 3


Buhari Expresses Outrage Over Large Scale Zamfara Massacre
Expect nothing good from Buhari’s government this year — Ayo…
2023: We have not zoned our presidential ticket —PDP
Fulani kidnappers kill driver, abduct 5 others on…
Lagos threatens to seal schools over failure to resume on…
Convention: Confusion over APC governors’ meeting
Jimoh Ibrahim dissociates self from fake cryptocurrency link
Senate President sympathises with victims of Nguru market fire incident
Polio: Bauchi records 38 confirmed cases in 12 LGAs
2023: We have not zoned our presidential ticket — PDP
Buhari expresses outrage over large scale Zamfara massacre
2023: We have not zoned our presidential ticket —PDP
Lagos threatens to seal schools over failure to resume on January 4
Convention: Confusion over APC governors’ meeting
NDLEA boss, Buba Marwa, loses first wife
Edo govt clears air on Benin Central Hospital, says facilities being upgraded
Police, NAPTIP bust trafficking syndicate, rescue 38 boys, girls in Benue
Auto crash claims two in Benin, angry youths set truck ablaze
Many injured as Civil Defence prevents bloody farmer/herder clash in Kwara
Why world’s reliance on social media platforms is dangerous, Tedbree boss, Edwards warns
Seven arrested with stolen vehicle, drugs in Delta
PDP shifts Osun governorship aspirants screening
Three Vigilante Members Die While Travelling To Minister’s Daugher’s Wedding
Fulani kidnappers kill driver, abduct 5 others on Lagos-Ibadan…
Editorial: As Eagles Begin AFCON 2022 Campaign
Umahi Moves Commissioners, SAs In Minor Cabinet Reshuffles
Expect Nothing Good From Buhari’s Government This Year — Ayo Olorunfemi
Day The Engagement Was Held In Soyinka Theatre
Nigerians worry over scarce lower denomination naira notes

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