Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Oshiomhole Is A Double-Faced Politician ‘Imasogie

Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Ibadan

Okowa’s Aide Presents Equipment To Beneficiary Of His Empowerment Programme

Intimidation: CJN Storms Out Of Supreme Court

Beyond The Failure Of Vision 2020

UK-Nigeria Trade Hits N2.3trn In 2018

Nigeria, Others’ Defence Spending Surpasses $1.8trn

Oil Steady As US-Iran Conflict Eases

Nigeria Scores 96.4% In Aviation Security, As Sirika Presents ICAO Award To Buhari

PUNCH

Govs didnt carry us along on Amotekun South-West senators

Kogi: Court dismisses INECs appeal against Akpoti

Bauchi gov hospitalised in UK, sends message home

Imo police tightens security ahead of Supreme Court judgment

NAFDAC: Growing menace of herbal medicine merchants

Court jails church accountant 18 years for fraud

Pirates kill four naval men in Ondo

Why Shehu Sani rejected lie detector, states aide

Supreme Court delivers Kano, Imo, Sokoto, others gov judgments today

Court threatens to jail Emefiele over $53m debt

We saved N7.9m from e-payment of bursaries Kwara

Buhari approves committees for N2tn Mambilla power plant

BDCs seek stake in $25bn Diaspora remittances

Customs shortlist 162,399 candidates for aptitude test

13 banks pay N136.84bn tax in nine months

NBET owes power producers over N1tn, say Gencos

Private sector knocks FG as Buhari signs finance bill

Tension in South-East over plan to discard prepaid meters

FG plans N265bn investment as broadband penetration drops

Cybersecurity threats require global response, says IMF boss

Nigeria to overtake South Africa in pay-TV subscription Report

Pipeline vandalism: Cancerous thriving business defying workable solutions

Galaxy Backbone, Eko-Konnect to promote research

Group wants $9.6m Ibori loot in Delta

Police, NSCDC increase security around US, UK embassies

We got almost N7bn from Nigerian movies FG

Senator Sani seeks end to North education crisis

Omo Agege, group clash on alleged US conviction

FGll prioritise provision of laboratories Minister

Shiites tackle Buhari, el-Rufai over El-Zakzakys continued detention

ASUU moves to take final decision on IPPIS

Operation Amotekun: Southwest govs stole our security idea Ebonyi govt

Buhari, UN condemn terrorist attacks in Niger

HIV-positive Briton challenges rules to qualify as commercial pilot

US to reduce military presence in Africa over China, Russia threats

US rapper Cardi B wants to be a politician

Buratai launches 206 flats for soldiers in Kaduna

Queen Elizabeth II agrees period of transition for Harry, Meghan

I cant get Senators with N1bn properties as my sureties Maina

THISDAY

NAMA Begins Calibration of Navigational Aids Nationwide

IT Professionals Urge Buhari to Implement Digital Economy Strategy

NERC, CBN Move to End Revenue Leakages in Power Market

Nigerians Urged to Adopt Timely Financial Planning

NSE Restates Commitment to Protect Investors, Recovers N1.44bn Shares

NERC Projects N244bn Revenue for TCN in 2020

Atiku Groups Slam PDP BoT Chairman

Edo PDP Chair Mocks Oshiomhole, Obaseki over Unresolved APC Crisis

APC, ADC Chieftains Defect to APC in Ogun

Niger Gov: Why APC Lost Councillorship Seat in My Ward

SUN

Edo CAN in leadership crisis over motion for 2nd term automatic ticket

Buhari approves Mambilla hydroelectric delivery committee

Alleged perjury: CSOs demand Omo-Agege’s resignation, prosecution

My predecessor sold deputy governor’s house, 109 others ‘Abdulrazaq

N50bn NIMASA Floating Dock to commence operations soon ‘Dakuku

Don’t allow sycophants hijack Amotekun, Anglican Bishop warns South West governors

Supreme Court Adjournment: Tambuwal Appeals for calm, restrain

Government should review cooperative policies ‘Awe

Grassroots Sports Development: Minister launches maiden Oyo Unity Cup

FG invested N2.7trn infrastructural projects in 2 years ‘Osinbajo

APC National Secretary to emerge February

Resident doctors at FMC Jabi, Abuja, embark on 3-day warning strike

Fire guts church, zoo, shops in Delta, Imo, Abuja

Nigeria needs extended investment to lift 100m people out of poverty ‘Economist

Safety of inmates in Nigerian correctional centres

Recruitment: Customs shortlists 162,399 for aptitude test

GUARDIAN

Our judiciary has been cowed, says Nzelu

How NIN is used as weapon against citizenry

Unbundling mass communication, a blessing in disguise, experts say

APC implores Ishaku to make public refunds for federal roads repair

Yoruba monarchs who smoke, drink deserve no honour, says Alaafin

Wike inaugurates ease of doing business council in Rivers

Double digit GDP growth and rapid development

Buhari approves committees to deliver N2trillon Mambilla power project

Man Suffers 3-Day Erection After Using ‘Viagra For Bulls

Resident doctors at FMC Jabi, Abuja, embark on 3-day warning strike

Jihadists kill three teachers in attack on Kenya school

Kaduna Government to go after 2,000 unregistered private schools

Commissioner says no teachers recruitment in Edo in 10 years

Libya rivals in Moscow to sign ceasefire deal

Court fixes date for suit seeking Gbajabiamila’s disqualification

VANGUARD

NITDA Fund: EFCC, DSS to investigate telecoms providers

Senate President, Lawan emerges N’East APC zonal leader

Edo PDP chair, Orbih seeking political relevance ‘ Obaseki’s aide

Edo 2020: Edo APC government campaigning for PDP’s victory ‘ Dan Orbih

Saudi Aramco’s IPO balloons to record $29.4B

50 YEARS AFTER CIVIL WAR: We must embark on sober reflection ‘ SOYINKA

IPOB lawyer’s surviving aide recounts ordeal

Alaafin says no honour for king who drinks alcohol in public

2023: Aspirants lobby US to support Igbos presidential bid

Imo rerun, supplementary poll holds January 25 ‘ REC

Hanan Buhari says, I can’t wait for another project

Suspended Imo LGA chairmen: Why Accord party backs Ihedioha

Nigeria is gearing up for growth in oil, gas sector ‘ SHIN

Nigeria to contribute 35% of Africa’s oil, gas pipeline

AfDB’s investment lending increases to $2bn in 10 years ‘ Official

Buhari signs Finance Bill into law

Shaka Momodu: A Columnist as Hater-in-Chief ‘ FEMI ADESINA

Torn between persecution in Nigeria, Xenophobia in South Africa: Ordeal of Nigerians seeking refuge in an increasingly unsafe world

Late presentation, dearth of facilities affect cancer management ‘ Expert

I was never arrested by police for fake miracle ‘ Akure-based CAC Pastor

Church accountant jailed for 18 years over N15.5m theft

Two weeks after wedding, Imam discovers he married a man

Uber driver allegedly assaults passenger, steals 2 iPhones

TRIBUNE

Only technological innovation can check corruption in Nigeria ‘ Ashimolowo

Police kill two suspected armed robbers in Anambra

Over N21m goods destroyed as fire razes market in Abuja

Nigerian companies to handle seed multiplication for Bt cowpea ‘Kollo

FG reiterates commitment to promoting women, youths participation in agriculture

FG spent over N2.7trn on infrastructural development ‘ Osinbajo

20,621 arrested for seat belt violation in Anambra ‘ FRSC

Taraba APC chieftains urge Gov Ishaku to declare FG refunds for constructed roads

APC national scribe: We have no anointed candidate ‘ North-East caucus

Alleged N1.4bn fraud: Court adjourns trial of NBA President until Feb 11

Amotekun’, desirable New Year gift ‘ Soyinka

Court fixes Feb 25 for suit challenging Gbajabiamila’s qualification to contest election

Group tasks petroleum minister on passage of Petroleum Industry Bill

NATION

Social media drawing Nigeria to another genocide, says Utomi

Osinbajo: Fed Govt spends N2.7t on infrastructure

APC microzones National Secretary to Borno, Yobe

New VAT to wait till Finance Bill gazette

Many feared dead in Enugu crash

How we tackled churches, prayer houses over child witchcraft

Gowon, Utomi, others warn against another civil war

U.S. trade policy has disruptive effect on global economy

Buhari raises inter-ministerial, steering committee on Mambila project

Border closure not to witch-hunt legal businesses

Nigeria debt service hits $1.31 billion in 2019

School principal accused of defiling twin sisters

Makinde vows not to demolish properties without engaging owners

7.5% VAT kicks off as Buhari signs Finance Bill

Kanu lawyers aide alleges threat to life

FG on high alert over outbreak of disease from China

PDP is a carcass that cannot win election in Edo

BREAKING: Two burnt to death in Kogi accident

Court adjourns Mainas bail variation hearing till Jan. 14

Consider Kano your second home, Emir tells Osinbajo

BREAKING: All passengers perish in Enugu accident

NYSC urges disregard of online registration for 2020 Batch A Orientation

Alleged $24,000 extortion: Why Shehu Sanni shunned lie detector test

Amotekun: Soyinka lauds Southwest governors, calls for release of Agba Jalingo

DAILY TIMES

NITDA Fund: EFCC to probe defaulting telecoms providers

African Development Bank signs five-year agreement to use FIDICs standard contracts

Why Justice Abang overruled Mainas plea to reject EFCC evidence against him

Court adjourns Mainas bail variation hearing

Hillcrest Agro seeks N500m from journalists over report on hemp-smoking

Aare-in-Council, advisory body for Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland backs Amotekun

Former Minister berates South South leaders over operation Amotekun security network.

Plateau Killing: Bill to legalise vigilante passes second reading in House of Reps- Lawmaker

LCCI reacts as Buhari assents to finance bill

Illness forces SCourt panel to stand down hearing of Kano Govship appeal

Kaduna Govt. to hunt 2,000 unregistered private schools

5 nations affected by Ukrainian plane crash to discuss legal action against Iran

Couple get married as volcano erupted in the background

Iran, Pakistan urge closer cooperation to de-escalate regional tensions

Two died in aircraft crash in S. Africa

Harry to meet Queen Elizabeth over plan to shift royal role

Oil steady as fears over U.S.-Iran conflict ease, focus turns to trade deal

3 teachers killed in suspected militant attack Police

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Cancer: Governors wife seeks national screening policy

Ganduje, Tambuwal, Ortom, 3 others know fate today

Gowon, Soyinka, Utomi, others caution against actions that could lead to another civil war

Court adjourns Mainas bail variation hearing till today

Ortom, Sule beg FG to sustain Operation Whirl Stroke

Customs shortlists 162,399 candidates in ongoing recruitment process

Russian federation to partner NNPC in development of upstream, gas and power sectors

Confirmed: Nigerians to pay 7.5% VAT as Buhari signs Finance bill

DAILY TRUST

Why I lost my ward in LGs poll ‘ Gov Bello

Calls for by-election as Kalu spends 40 days in prison

APC National Secretary to emerge February

Kaduna Govt. to go after 2,000 unregistered private schools ‘ official

Lagos govt delays ‘restriction’ on motorcycles, tricycles operation

Delta: Church building goes aflame during service

JUST IN: Five countries meet to decide action against Iran

UN Security Council condemns latest terrorist attacks in Niger

Nigerien president sacks army chief after two deadly attacks

Iran agrees de-escalation ‘only solution’ to solve crisis with US

LCCI lauds Buhari over assent to Finance Bill, insists VAT increment will impact businesses negatively

Buhari raises committees for 3050MW Mambilla power project

Despite CBN directive, petrol stations, malls still charge N50 stamp duty

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Oshiomhole Is A Double-Faced Politician ‘Imasogie

Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Ibadan

Okowa’s Aide Presents Equipment To Beneficiary Of His Empowerment Programme

Intimidation: CJN Storms Out Of Supreme Court

Beyond The Failure Of Vision 2020

UK-Nigeria Trade Hits N2.3trn In 2018

Nigeria, Others’ Defence Spending Surpasses $1.8trn

Oil Steady As US-Iran Conflict Eases

Nigeria Scores 96.4% In Aviation Security, As Sirika Presents ICAO Award To Buhari

NEW TELEGRAPH

Kaduna screens 14,000 applicants for teaching jobs

Nigeria pumps $3.9bn crude oil in 31 days

Nigeria pumps $3.9bn crude oil in 31 days

PS752: Dangerous flights across conflict zones

UNILORIN trains 150 on emergency response to trauma patients

PS752: Dangerous flights across conflict zones

PEOPLESDAILY

Plateau earmarks N1bn for LG polls

Anxiety as S/Court rules on Kano, Sokoto gubers today

I’ll contest for president in 2023, says Ex Zamfara Gov, Yeriman

50,000 applicants for 1,000 teaching jobs in Lagos ‘ Official

Buhari greets Senate President, Lawan, at 61

APC, presidency bungling national unity, PDP alleges

Sultan of Oman, Al-Said’s death, loss to humanity-Buhari

Northern women politicians tasked on readiness for 2023 elections

BLUEPRINT

Psychiatrists call for passage of National Mental Health Bill

Gunmen attack, disarm Policemen in Asaba

No govt can succeed without meeting yearnings of the people- Asuku

25- year-old Ogun cobbler arrested for raping, attempted murder

Katsina commences demarcation of 1,141-kilometre cattle route

Kogi: Bello’s first term commendable ‘ Group

Gombe to prosecute bakery operator over torture of 14-year- old boy

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