Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Oil spikes, stocks plunge after Iran attacks

BREAKING: Trump monitoring reports of attack on base in Iraq, says White House

Troops repel attack on theatre commander, recover weapons

NIS insists on passengers clearance

UPDATED: Iran fires more than dozen missiles at US forces in Iraq

Court orders arrest of Taraba investment boss, others

78 medical officers separate conjoined twins in 12-hour operation

Court stops suspended Imo LG bosses from resuming office

Too early to decide my successor, says Okowa

Emulate SWests Operation Amotekun, APC tells SSouth, others

PDP govs fault alleged Umahis defection to APC

Stock investors gain N720bn in eight days

NCAA should focus on airlines financial health Ojikutu

AfDB approves $20m for Nigeria, others

AIbom increases Ibom Air fleet to five

Reduced bank chargesll enhance financial inclusion Ecobank MD

Lagos plans tax expansion to fund N1.17tn budget

International experts to help reduce grid collapses NERC

NAssembly may delay NDDC budgets over performance report

Buhari orders minister to reverse REA MDs suspension

Lagos-Ibadan expressway: Sagamu interchange bridge repairs start Wednesday

Oshodi Transport Interchange to begin full operation March

Recapitalisation: Six insurance companies set to merge

2023: Too early to shop for successor Okowa

Many killed as Boko Haram attacks army commanders in Borno

Fire razes LG office, destroys court records

600 national confab recommendations in dustbin PANDEF

Borno Gov replies Army over alleged N1000 collection by soldiers at checkpoints

2023: Its too early to decide on zoning -Tinubu


How Eight Discos Escaped Licence Revocation

Report: Trade Restrictions by WTO Members at Historical High Levels

Stockbrokers: Tax Incentives Imperative for Improved Savings, Investments

30 Killed, 35 Injured in Fresh Bomb Attack on Borno Bridge

FG Mandates IG to Protect Telecoms Infrastructure

EFCC Vows to Prosecute Wike, Predecessors for Economic Crimes

Suspected Bandits Kill ABU Lecturer in Katsina


What’s happening in Nigeria is more than war ‘Benue CAN Chairman

APC chieftain blames insecurity on shortage of police personnel

Invasion of LGAs : Court slams restraining order on ex-council chairmen,others

Rerun elections in 11 states: There must be free, fair polls, Buhari tells INEC, Police

APC membership: Umahi, quoted out of context ‘PDP Govs Forum

Buhari won’t fall into third term temptation ‘Tinubu

Akeredolu lied on Ondo debt profile ‘ PDP

Guinness World record fight: Ministry denies Presidential approval for Bash Ali’s fight

Samsung claims 5G lead after 6.7 million shipments

MTN has paid over N1.7tn in taxes to Nigeria ‘ Mroue

2019: Nigeria among countries affected by spam calls, SMS -Truecaller

FG approves NIPOST as collecting agency for stamp duty

Tin Can NCS generates over N346bn in one year

War with Iran would strengthen militants, says Britain

56 killed, 213 injured in stampede at funeral for slain Iranian General

Presidency, CAN fight over terrorism

Boko Haram attacks Army commander’s convoy, kills driver

Security man injured, as taskforce storms Onitsha market to relocate traders to new market

Delta warns community, youths against confrontation

Obaseki pays N30,000 minimum wage

PDP youths threaten parallel congresses over alleged plot to impose candidates

2020 budget, chain of broken promises, says Sokoto APC

Bauchi discovers 596 dead workers on payroll


How Boko Haram attacked commander’s convoy in Borno

Ayade signs 2020 budget of N1.1tr into law

Lagos BRT operator plans upward review of fares

Bello tasks MDAs on revenue generation

Confusion as EFCC returns Shehu Sani to custody for alleged $10,000 bribe

Outrage as Buhari reverses suspension of REA boss, Ogunbiyi

Relief as National Hospital performs successful surgery on co-joined twins

Jonathan yet to speak on contesting 2023 presidency – Spokesman

Family plead as abductors of Ondo APC chieftain demand N10m ransom

US denies Iran’s foreign affairs minister visa

Japan Rated As World’s Powerful Passport With Nigeria At Number 95


Gov. Ayade signs ‘Budget of Olimpotic Meristemasis’ into law

Governor Wike swears in 4 new Judges

Ile Arugbo’: Saraki’s injunction will expire in seven days ‘ Kwara Govt

2023 Presidency: It’s too early to decide zoning now ‘ Tinubu

US blacklisting of Huawei is failing to halt company’s growth

Super Eagles striker commissions Lekki mansion in style

Alleged N92m fraud: Court grants N20m bail to ‘fake’ colonel

Kwara Assembly wants technical colleges reduced to 3

Ministry of Health confirms outbreak of lassa fever in Abia community

National Hospital records feat with conjoined twins separation

57-year-old teacher arrested for raping 11-year-old girl in Benue

11 arrested as thugs beat up FCT Minister’s cameraman, abduct officials

Police rescue 6-year-old Bayelsa commissioner’s son

2020 budget: LIRS to generate N500bn ‘ Commissioner

Magu warns illegal oil bunkerers in the Niger Delta

CAN dares FG, says it won’t keep quiet over insecurity


Man butchers fellow man, eats his testicles, body parts

Ninth NASS can’t champion national growth ‘Momodu

Need to tread cautiously on West African Single Currency

Convocation of Sovereign National Conference before 2023 general election

2020 Budget Implementation: LIRS to generate N500bn

Gombe man changes son’s name from Buhari to Rabiu Kwankwaso, says Buhari has failed as President

We won’t cease talking about insecurity until situation changes ‘ CAN

No order restraining further demolition of Ile Arugbo ‘ Kwara govt

80,000 people enrolled in Anambra health insurance scheme

Incentives for Eastern ports patronage not enough ‘ Stakeholders

CEPEJ charges media to expose challenges bedevilling riverine communities in Niger Delta

National Hospital discharges first successfully operated conjoined twins


Over 100 crime suspects, two fake policemen nabbed in Delta

Ritual killing: Police to begin enumeration of obscured churches

Policeman to face orderly room trial for shooting driver

Three die, three injured in accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

National Assembly yet to ratify over 400 treaties Nigeria signed

Gas explosion: SON to prosecute importers of substandard LPG cylinders

Fed Govt treating terrorists with kid gloves, says CAN

Police restrain parents as doctors administer blood to newborn

Fed Govt hails National Hospital for successfully separating conjoined twins

Foreign reserves drop to two-year low at $39.84b

Lagos targets N73.836 billion monthly IGR

BRT bus fares to go up

Fed Govt to compensate terminal operators over port rails

Falana to Buhari, Osinbajo, others: grant SERAPs request for updates on asset declaration

Two professors to revive Ziks West African Pilot

Blood transfusion denial: Lagos rescues 14-day-old baby from Jehovah Witness parents

Security guard injured as security agents, taskforce demolish Onitsha market

NLC to Obaseki: Council workers must be paid minimum wage

UPDATED: Edo House: Court orders INEC to respond to suit by 14 aggrieved members

CAN accuses FG of aiding terrorists

30 killed as Boko Haram intensifies attack on border communities

Edo Assembly crisis: Court bars INEC from conducting fresh election into 14 Assembly seats

Politicisation of religion has no place in Nigeria, Presidency warns

Rivers ranks second in money laundering EFCC


PDP crisis Worsen as Court upholds suspension of ex Ekiti Dep. Speaker, 9 others in Ekiti

FG commends National Hospital on separation of conjoined twins

Plateau records 5 fatalities, 26 injuries in road crashes during festive period FRSC

Army confirms Boko Haram ambush on Theatre Commanders convoy

National Hospital records first conjoined twins separation

Army to investigate, punish erring personnel accused of extortion

Lagos Speaker urges journalists to embrace unity and work with Assembly for peace

Lawmaker urges Lagos residents to co-operate with government for development purposes

Think about welfare of your voters, not 2023 ticket- Enugu APC chairman charges politicians

Buhari has the character, experience to resist third terms temptation Tinubu

It is nonsensical to report that Umahi is in APC Ebonyi Govt

Assembly crisis: Court stops INEC, Edo govt. from conducting by-election

Gov Wike shows lover boy stunts kisses wife passionately in public (photos)

Unpatriotic people are using elections to distract Buhari-Tinubu

Obaseki commences payment of N30,000 minimum wage

Ghana lecturers exposed in BBC Sex For Grades documentary exonerated of acts of sexual misconduct

Britain says war with Iran `would strengthen militants

FG to empower local manufacturers to produce malaria drugs

Buhari tasks Police, INEC on free, fair re-run polls

APC responsible for escalated violence, blood-letting, PDP alleges

National Hospital successfully separates first co-joined twins

Army arrests 2 for impersonation, fraud, ends Exercise Atilogwu Udo 1

2020 Budget Implementation: LIRS to generate N500bn


Restless politicians talking about 2023 ‘ Tinubu

Buhari to INEC, police: Let Nigerians elect their choice

Court restrains suspended LG chairmen, councilors from taking over LGs

Sacked LG chairmen: PDP asks Masari to implement Supreme Court judgement

Kogi Govt. warns principals against overcharging students for WAEC

Over 1000 migrants died on sea to Europe in 2019 -IOM

Stampede during funeral for Iranian commander kills 35 ‘ report

MTN paid Nigerian government over N1.7tr as taxes ‘ COO

Electricity: No tariff increase until consumers are consulted, NERC says

Elections: Let Nigerians elect their choice, Buhari warns INEC, police

Governor Umahi: I’m still a PDP member

Why Buhari will not consider 3rd term ‘ Tinubu

Akwa Ibom govt acquires two new aircraft for Ibom Air

Presidency: Buhari won’t hand pick his successor

Kogi stakeholders should now agree on mode of power rotation


Buhari can’t go for 3rd Term ‘ Tinubu

Umahi is 100% with us ‘ PDP Govs

Hate speech: CITAD cautions Nigerians against ethno-religious crisis

Breaking : Court stop NERC from hiking electricity tariff

Abia govt asks residents not to panic over outbreak of Lassa fever

*Boko Haram/ISWAP: CALSER raises alarm over donation of weapons by France to terrorists as breach of international laws*

Boko Haram Terrorists Suffer Loss in Borno

Gov. Yahaya Bello Seeks Min, Agencies Cooperation with KGIRS to cope with challenges

ECTDA destroy Enugu Press center fence, other obstructions


Five-day rally puts over N220bn in Nigeria stock investors’ pockets

These are the stocks that have gotten off to a great start in 2020

NSE records lowest investors exposure in 3 years as weak confidence prevails

Notore draws N13.32bn facility from Afrexim bank for Turn-Around Maintenance programme

Nigeria’s SEC says derivatives trading one of its top priorities in 2020


Emevor Kingdom Buries Monarch Amidst Eulogies

Group Urges Ejagham People To Unite, Build Strong Bond

2020: Brace Up To Develop Igbanke Community ‘ Gloria Adagbon

Group Decries Neglect By A’Ibom Govt

Community Faults University Lecturer Over Alledged Misrepresentation Of Facts

Aggrieved Student Drags FUTO, Lecturer To NASS Over Alleged Victimisation

Murder Of LASU Student: Police To Begin Enumeration Of Churches In Osun

Nasarawa Develops Four-Year Plan To Reposition Education

Proprietor Advocates Crash Programme For Non-Education Corps Members


Court stops INEC from conducting by-election in 14 Edo Assembly seats

Sokoto APC charges Tambuwal on 2020 budget implementation

Hisbah recovers 11 abandoned babies, 63 children in Kebbi

596 dead workers on Bauchi payroll ‘ Report

Annulment of my election an act of God, says Doguwa

Zamfara APC chieftain debunks defection to PDP

Death toll in Kaduna gas explosion rises to 6


Rohr to represent Nigeria at Qatar 2022 draws Jan 21

Kanu reunites with Wenger

CAF Awards 2019 winners: Mane is Africa’s best player

ICYMI: See Sadio Mane display dance skills at #CAFAwards2019 ‘Pictures

Enang commends PMB over food security

Buhari to INEC, Police: Let people’s choice prevail in 2023

Events that shaped Nigerian oil, gas industry in 2019

Tinubu meets Buhari, says debate over third term for president needless

2019: Nigeria records giant strides in the transportation sector

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