Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 9 January 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


In 7 years, bandits kill 6,000 in Zamfara, strike again in Niger, kill 4, abduct chief Imam

Trump gives latest update on Iran attack, tells Americans what to do

IGP decorates 40 new CPs, reveals how many officers promoted since he took over

Attacking cultural sites: Trump’s threat and lessons for Nigeria

Lead Agents kick as FG makes POF payment mandatory for cargo clearance

Stock market gains N471bn

Rising fuel subsidy cost may worsen revenue crisis

Banks’ loan to private sector increases in 2019

IGP to unit commanders: You’ll be held accountable for infractions by your personnel



Why Nigerian cold is deadlier than Australian fires

PDP attacks Buhari over comment on successor

Obesity causes breast cancer Oncologist

Lagos APC fills vacant exco positions

Abiodun absorbs 1,000 workers, 18 PSs employed by Amosun

Weve blocked all revenue leakages, says Akeredolu

Stop causing trouble through suspended chairmen, PDP tells Okorocha

Supreme Court upholds Taraba, Abia, Delta, Niger govs elections

Ethnicity, religion hindering accountability in Nigeria, says AFBA

Nigerias oil sector faces slowdown amid looming divestment

Procurement process may slow N2.4tn capital releases

Jalingos continued detention a distraction, Seadogs tell Ayade

CBN retains LDR at 65%, warns against violation

Buhari, Sylva, NNPC boss meet over MEast tension

Nigerias December oil output drop, biggest in OPEC

Stock market gains N471bn, biggest in seven months

Oil marketers want petrol exempted from PoS charge

FG develops 139 PPP projects, seeks investors

19.26bn litres of petrol imported in 2019, says PPPRA

Economic growthll be slow this year Sigma report

Iran: Avoid crowds, UK warns nationals in Nigeria

FG interference, govs intrigues threaten Operation Amotekun

Why insurgency will persist in North-East Ndume

$24,000 extortion: EFCC combs Shehu Sanis houses, office

Police hunt for killers of notorious Benue robber

Katsina gunmen abduct Customs officers, kill two teenagers

Ondo fixes LG poll for April 18, parties fume

Stop arrogating judicial powers to yourself, Rivers tells Magu

FRSC to prosecute sirens, convoy abusers

Police identify five major cultist areas in Lagos

CBN retains minimum 65% loan deposit ratio

Police arrest man after abducting two children in Ondo

Teacher pleads guilty to filming students in bathroom

Child found dead in plane at airport

US ready to embrace peace, Trump extends olive branch to Iran

US imposes immediate economic sanctions on Iran

US-Iran crisis: Denmark to move troops from Iraq to Kuwait


Equities Investors Excited as Market Gains N471bn in Three Days

FG Currently Reviewing Agricultural Policy, says Minister

FG Urged to Invest in Agri-tech to Increase Productivity

Alake: Technology Empowerment Will Create Job Opportunities

Again, PDP Questions Credibility of 2019 Presidential Election

2023 Presidency: Buhari Has No Confidence in APC, PDP Alleges

Imo APC Berates Ihedioha for Resisting Resumption of Elected LG Officials

The South-east is the Only Geo-political Zone That Has Not Presided…

Election Monitoring Groups Proffer Remedy for Credible Elections in Edo, Ondo

Celebrating an Amazon from Ogun State

Report: Trade Restrictions by WTO Members at Historical High Levels


Buhari has failed in lifting Nigerians out of poverty ‘Emejuru, ANRP presidential candidate

Benue ‘ll be in trouble if FG withdraws troops -Ujege, President General, Mzough U Tiv

Secrets behind Gov Wike’s success in Rivers ‘Nsirim, Information Commissioner

2023: APC takes stock, strategises in South East

Fresh crisis hits Kano PDP as faction sacks exco

Party vice chair, LG transition committee-nominee die in Kogi, Ogun

Buhari’s demand for credible polls raises questions about his election ‘PDP

18bn litres of petrol imported in 2019 ‘PPPRA

Boeing 737 crashes in Iran, 176 killed

Ex-dep. chief whip knocks Anambra govt over poor IGR

Anyone against Amotekun enemy of South West ‘ Adams

Tax regulation, access to funds key to SMEs growth ‘Ubiji, NASME boss

While Dino Melaye must be on the run, Saraki must never stand still

3 men docked over alleged possession of human skulls

Court stops NERC, Discos from hiking electricity tariff

Native doctor, 4 others arrested for kidnapping in Abia

Man rips own intestine open, jumps at moving vehicle in Imo

Chief priest, informant killed by bandits

Bandits kill ABU lecturer in Katsina


I am offended by the alleged corruption in NUC, says Falana

Buhari’s comments confirm fraud in 2019 polls, says PDP

Supreme Court upholds governors Ikpeazu, Okowa, Ishaku, Sani’s elections

Panel indicts Okorocha, reps over N6b ISOPADEC funds fraud

CBN retains minimum 65% loan deposit ratio

Lagos to begin enforcement of environmental law on Friday

Over 700 suspects arrested in two months in Lagos

Ned Nwoko Takes War Against Malaria To Antartica

FRSC to prosecute sirens, convoy offenders

Supreme Court affirms Taraba State governor’s election

Oil prices fall as alarm over Iran rocket strike fades

Police tells criminals gangs, cultist to renounce membership

Support for Trump remains low worldwide, survey finds

Gunmen kill two, abduct four customs officers in Katsina

Man Arraigned In Court For Telling Trader Her Private Part Smells

EU warns of tough post-Brexit talks with UK

Ganduje challenges Tofa, others capacity to counter new Emirate law


Cyber security: iPhones, Instagram more prone to hacking

Miyetti Allah bans night grazing nationwide

Huawei brings sophistication to smartphone innovation with Y9s

Repentant bandits’ leader assures of peace in Zamfara

Supreme Court Verdict: Let us be united in building Delta- Okowa

NUPENG suspends strike after Chevron recalls sacked staff

Alleged scam: Shehu Sani leads EFCC’s operatives to search Abuja home

Stock market posts biggest daily gain in 1yr, rises N471bn

CBN retains LDR at 65%

Developing economies to record 4.1% growth in 2020 ‘ World Bank

Obaseki: A warlord without an army

Investigation: Illegal oil exploration destroying Warri Royal Cemetery

12 died, 26 injured in fatal motor accident in Kano

CBN retains 65% loan deposit ratio


Okada: N30bn business that threatens Nigeria’s future

50% of public primary schools in Nigeria have no toilets ‘UBEC

Universities should produce problem-solvers, not content memorisers

Amotekun will clear existing threats in SouthWest ‘ Nwodo

We don’t have money to bury our father, children of late governor’s photojournalist cry out

PDP hails Supreme Court’s ruling on Abia, Delta, Taraba elections

BREAKING: Meghan, Prince Harry plan to quit as royals, consider move to Canada

Amotekun: Knocks, kudos as federal lawmakers decry exclusion of stakeholders

CBN retains banks’ loan to deposit ratio at 65 per cent

Suspected kidnapper of two siblings nabbed in Ondo

12 killed, 26 injured in Kano accident

Re-run elections: PDP questions Buhari’s meeting with INEC boss, IGP

Lagos APC holds special congress, elects new spokesman, others

NSCDC impounds 20 trucks of coal in Kogi


Dont feel rejected, Sanwo-Olus wife urges children with disability

OPC, others give support as Operation Amotekun goes into action

Lawmakers to get INECs electoral reforms proposal

World Bank predicts 2.1 per cent growth for Nigeriaseconomy

Supreme Court upholds Okowas, Ikpeazus election

No Oyo worker will earn below N30,000, says Makinde

Bauchi: Challenges before Bala Mohammed

Kogi PDP vice chairman slumps, dies

Eko DisCo opens four new customer complaint centres

Deregulation of gas market will improve power sector

NLNG Train 7 FID: Significant milestone to economic development

Buhari meets with Sylva, NNPC GMD as oil sales spike

EFCC searches Shehu Sanis houses, grills ASD motors CEOs wife

Trump says U.S. does not have to use military against Iran

Dont politicise fire incident, Makinde warns politicians

Gunmen abduct woman, son in Kaduna

Bandit kill four, kidnap Chief Imam, 20 others in Niger

Umahi directs immediate shutdown of illegal gas stations

Ondo holds council election April 18

UPDATED: Supreme Court upholds election of Okowa, three others


CBN keeps banks LDR at 65%

Breaking: Trump reacts to Iran strikes, will hit Iran with new sanctions

Son stabs father to death, lands in trouble in Lagos

Lawyer drags EEDC to court for suspending use of stand-alone prepaid meters in Enugu

Retaliation for attack is not necessary, an act of war Sen Graham

SCourt affirms Okowa, Ikpeazu, Ishaku, Bellos elections

Stop escalation, restart dialogue United Nations boss to Iran and USA

I am scared about future of Nigeria, because we are now more divided than ever -Shettima

Oil prices fall as alarm over Iran rocket strike fades

Iran Strikes: US military is the strongest in the world US Ambassador to Israel

Attack Israeli and suffer devastating blow Israeli prime minister warns Iran

Iraqi parliament says Iran strikes, a violation of sovereignty

Iran missiles attack: What we know so far about the attacks on bases housing US troops

Both black boxes of crashed Ukrainian airliner have been found: Iran TV

ICC lists Nigeria for possible war crimes, indicts Army, BHaram

Police promoted 10,114 officers since my appointment IGP

Lagos Police Command arrested 114 robbery suspects in 55 days CP

N6bn missing from Oil Producing Commission under Okorocha Panel


2023: Tinubu’s camp jolted by Bode George’s presidency bid

PDP: Buhari’s demand for credible polls questionable

Ogun LGA chairman ‘ nominee dies few hours to screening

APC: We’re behind suspended Imo LG chairmen

Jonathan denies bid for 2023 presidency

Supreme Court verdict: You’re not ripe for governor, Gov Okowa to Ogboru

Some top academic programmes will soon be irrelevant ‘ VC

ABU considers 18 professors for VC position

1 killed, 15 passengers injured in crashes on Abuja-Lokoja road

Coalition calls for establishment of ministry for elderly

Police nab 700 criminal suspects in two months in Lagos

Driver docked for allegedly killing 45-year-old woman

Court remands man, 29, in prison for alleged rape of teenager

Police arrest 20 NURTW members over mayhem on expressway

Lagos govt inaugurates c’ttee on police right to prosecute in magistrate courts

FG to engage 5,000 youths in Jigawa

Al-Shabaab warns of more attacks against Kenya, US interests

Operation Martyr Soleimani: Iran issues statement after strike on US bases in Iraq, threatens US’ allies

Buhari’s demand for credible polls questionable ‘ PDP

Iran vs US: Oil prices fall as alarm over Iran rocket strike fades

Nigeria imported over 18bn litres of PMS in 2019 ‘ PPPRA

Buhari meets NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari, as oil price rises


Nigerian Airforce jets destroy ISWAP facility in Lake Chad

BENUE: Ortom To Sponsor Overseas Treatment Of 7-Month Old With Heart Disease

12 dead, 26 injured in Kano auto-crash

Saying Gov. Umahi is member of PDP/APC is intended to cause disaffection- Ebonyi Commissioner for Information

NDBDA Protest : MD denies embezzlement of N1.5bn for Songhai farm project

Group allege planned extortion of Consumers by EEDC

Social Responsibility: National Hospital discharges separated conjoin twins

Don’t impugn religion into Boko Haram kidnappings, Presidency replies CAN


Buhari Has No Choice But To Leave In 2023 ‘ Adeyeye

Wike Is Moving Rivers In The Right Direction ‘ Nsirim

PDP: Two Years Of Secondus And The Task Ahead

Oil Prices Fall As Alarm Over Iran Rocket Strike Fades

CAC Act Indispensable For Economic Development ‘ Acting Registrar-General

Bank Loans Hit N26.41trn In 2019


National Grid of total collapse (1)

Agonies of children kidney, cancer patients

150 years after: Atani community resurrects Igbu Odu title

Out-of-pocket payment limiting access to care

AFCFTA: Why drug manufacturers could be hindered ‘ Muoneme

Supreme Court upholds Okowa’s election, as crisis rocks Delta over zoning

2023: You can’t choose your successor, PDP tells Buhari

Sanwo-Olu tasks LASTMA, KAI, others on proper use of official vehicles


Ahead 28 reruns this month: Buhari warns INEC, police against discredited polls

Magu mulls stiffer penalties for oil thieves in 2020

Promote cultural festivals; Tambuwal tells Northern Govs

Fear of snake bite: Kaduna residents resort to salt therapy

Malami commissions National Depository of Treaties, seeks cooperation

Tinubu meets Buhari, dismisses calls for successor

Minimum wage: Nasarawa gov inaugurates implementation C’ttee

Buhari reverses REA’s MD, Ogunbiyi, suspension, accepts her resignation

16 months after, National Hospital discharges separated conjoined twins

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