Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


*Boko Haram/ISWAP attacks: CALSER mourns Nigerien troops, insists on UN global sanctions for France, other promoters of terrorism*

Human Rights Group Tasks Kogi Government to Investigate FBS Reports on Corruption

Onuigbo Calls for Improvement in Women’s Participation in the Renewable Energy Sector

Chieftain acusses PDP of ‘abandoning’ Abia North

Anxiety, Tension Hits Benue Over Delayed S/Court Judgement

Governor Wike is a strategic thinker and a committed leader ‘ Paulinus Nsirim

Kogi governor constitutes a -14 member Committee on N30,000 minimum wage implementation

Cattle, bloodshed, hunger and climate change


Shehu Sanis arrest, detention politically motivated Aide

APC vice-chair attacks Oshiomhole, alleges imposition

Fire guts Gusau Federal Medical Centre mortuary

Structure workplace to accommodate old, young workers

FG announces new labs for yellow fever, measles testing

Presidency, minister differ on finance law implementation

Apapa gridlock: More vessels berth at eastern ports

132,000 bankers to benefit from CISI training

Nigeria worse now than in 1967, SMBCF warns

We need trained workforce for high performance CIPM

Peterside accuses Wike of embarrassing Rivers monarchs

Defection turns Ogun to one-party state, says Abiodun

TUC, PENGASSAN call for action against insecurity

Im not sponsoring your attackers, Ortom tells Akume

INEC trains 200 personnel for Cross River by-election

Agents lament Nigerias rating in freight forwarding

Reverse telecoms RoW charge increase, FG tells states

Buhari inaugurates Lagos-Ibadan railway in May, says Amaechi

FG dominates NSE bond market, raises N2.98tnplans N510bn in Q1

Kaduna agency seals banks over N294.85m taxes

Corpers wont be part of Kano rerun INEC

Stock market halts gaining streak, sheds N181bn

One dies, three injured in Anambra tanker fire

VAT increase, an anti-people policy TUC

FRSC insists on 50kmph around road construction zones

Recruitment budget: N1.6bn for hiring, training, Customs insist

Delta to transform travel with tech-based innovations

NEMA donates relief materials to Nasarawa flood victims

Airspace security: Conduct regular risk assessments, ICAO orders airlines

Supreme Court rules on Tambuwal, Gandujes elections Monday

Cross River, American firm sign MoU for Bakassi port

Suspect behind Buharis fake marriage video gets bail

Panic in Edo community as gunmen abduct teachers

15-year outage: Youths block Ibom Power Plant with corpses

OOU denies deliberating on commissioner-designates alleged dismissal

We are expecting Buharis decision on IPPIS Ogunyemi

South West plans legal action as FG declares Amotekun illegal

Plateau attacks: Group seeks revival of Operation Rainbow

Truck crushes one to death, injures four in Ogun multiple accidents

Man Utd can still compete with best in transfer market, says Solskjaer

Kidnapped Chinese sailors regain freedom

Over 110 dead as severe weather hits Pakistan, Afghanistan

CJN laments burden of hearing governorship election cases


Delta Bans Protest to Oil Companies

Customs Laments Sustained Smuggling of Petrol at Border Communities

PDP Reacts to Supreme Court Judgment on Imo Governorship, Says…

Crisis Looms as Sacked PDP Chairmen Set to Take over Katsina…

Fifty Years After The War: We Must Make Progress

FG to Issue Guidelines on Implementation of Finance Act

Four Persons Shot as Shiites, Police Clash in Abuja

Gunmen Abduct Two Teachers in Edo Community

NSCDC Investigates 27 Nigerian Women in Lebanon

Buhari Hails Supreme Court Judgment on Imo Governorship Election

Nigeria Women Amateur League Kicks off January 20


Stakeholders seek probe of Customs CG over N1.6bn recruitment spend

Edo APC crisis: Imuse petitions NJC, CJ over alleged bias

NCC commends Sweden’s ICT development initiatives

NBB of C to affiliate Nigerian boxers to world bodies

Tambuwal, Aliyu know fate Monday, Ortom, Lanlong, Mohammed’s fate hangs

Mbaka wins as Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma Imo gov

FG rues states’ disregard of RoW charge agreement

PDP, Obi shocked, buhari, APC, senate president hail verdict

Another storm in APC as deputy chair asks Oshiomhole to vacate office

Wike tasks South South monarchs on regional development

Niger Delta stakeholders lament neglect of region by ex-coordinators

CBN shifts 1st 2020 MPC meeting hifts January 2020 MPC meeting

Cross River, American firm sign MoU on deep seaport, superhighway funding

Why South East Development Commission Bill hasn’t been passed ‘Nwogbo, Ex-NASS member

Buhari to lead Nigerian delegation to 1st UK-Africa Investment Summit

Court orders bank to pay lawyer N25m over account freezing

Silence hacking group targets banks in Nigeria, others


Research shows new lithium-sulfur battery could charge phones for five days

We need homegrown solutions to harness informal economy’s benefits

Federal Government urges states to honour RoW agreements

NSCDC hands over rescued Lebanon returnee to parents, investigates 27 others

Sub-Saharan Africa lost $2.16b to Internet shutdown in 2019

Nigeria open to more investments, Osinbajo tells foreign investors

Barkindo hopeful of sustained OPEC+ partnership for oil market balance

INEC warns against acts inimical to due processes in Akwa Ibom’s senatorial re-run

Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma winner

23 ships discharge petrol, food items at Lagos ports – NPA

Supreme Court sacks PDP’s Ihedioha as Imo governor

New protests as Iran makes first arrests over downed airliner

Buhari’s aide demands N500m from journalist over report on Marijuana

“It Is Stressful” – Mum of 21 Says Of Latest Pregnancy


Traders count losses as fire guts 400 shops at Mgbuka Obosi market

South West governors will respond to outlawing of Amotekun ‘ Fayemi

NSCDC receives Nigerian girl allegedly trafficked in Lebanon

Imo: Security personnel barricade govt house

BREAKING: Five Shiite members shot in clash with police over El-Zakzaky

Mbaka’s prophecy: Social media goes wild as Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha

Judgment: Imo People have emerged victorious, says President Buhari

I see hope! hope in Imo state: ‘Nigerians react, call Mbaka ‘Legend of the seer

Supreme court: Joyful mood in Imo for Uzodinma

IPOB endangering lives of Ndigbo in diaspora ‘ Biafra war Veteran

HEIGHTENED PORT CONGESTION:Customs agents raise alarm over diversion of cargo to Cameroon

Billionaire Aliko Dangote reveals 2021 Arsenal takeover plan

Meghan Markle excused herself from Royal summit, palace says

Senate proposes establishment of National Agency for Control of Hepatitis

15% of cancer deaths are from Nigeria ‘ Osinbajo

Alleged Car Theft: Court discharges case against Naira Marley, others

FG declares Amotekun illegal: They’re joking ‘ Afenifere

FG reaffirms deep economic relations with Turkey

Kano Re-Run: No Corps member will be deployed to Bebeji LGA ‘INEC

NIS warns against fake recruitment sites, says service not recruiting


FG to recruit more qualified teachers ‘ Buhari

Amotekun: We will respond appropriately to FG’s declaration ‘Fayemi

Court slates Jan 23 to rule on Maina’s application for variation of bail conditions

Four Nigerian jailed in UK after hurling faeces at sailors, vowing to infect them with HIV

Dabiri-Erewa seeks multi-agency approach to end human trafficking

Gridlock: Apapa landlords converting premises into truck parks ‘ Opeifa

Tanker explosion: Welder burnt to death, three injured in Awka

BREAKING: FG declares Amotekun illegal


We are ecstatic about Supreme Court Judgment on Imo, says APC

NOA makes case for made in Nigeria products

Obaseki will defeat any other aspirant, says Ijegbai

Yakubu: election riggers will be prosecuted

Cold war between Okowa and Uduaghan deepens

$1.4b ready for Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mill

Fed Govt loses over $7b yearly to piracy

Bulama named APC Natl sec as NWC member kicks

We are ecstatic about Supreme Court Judgment on IMO, says APC

FG declares Amotekun illegal

Sea pirates kill four naval ratings in Ondo

Alleged money laundering: Court adjourns ex-NNPC boss, Yakubus trial until Feb. 20


NAN pledges collaboration with NPL on new leadership identity, culture in Nigeria

Ogun-Lagos Border Towns team backs GNI on move to join APC

Fr Mbakas prophecy : Social media agog as Supreme Court declares Uzodinma Winner

Why FG declares Amotekun Illegal

Why Oshiomhole can no longer function as national chairman of our party Edo APC

EU to unveil financial plan to shift to green economy

Commonwealth doctors condemn assault on Abuja female doctor

FG to recruit more qualified teachers to increase teacher-to-pupil ratio Buhari

NYSC trains 1.4m corps members on skills acquisition in 7 yrs D-G

Alleged money laundering: Court adjourns ex-NNPC boss, Yakubus trial until Feb 20

Senate proposes establishment of National Agency for Control of Hepatitis

Reps halt electricity tariff increase by DisCos

SERAP asks court to force governors to publish pension details since 1999

Nigeria, other African countries trade potentials to be unlocked through investment summit

Lagos-Ibadan rail line for commissioning in April-Amaechi

FG opens investment opportunities for foreign companies in manufacturing, others

DPR grants NDPR licence for refinery operation

Economic diversification: How Methanol Technology II create jobs, boosts revenue, others -Onu

Oil prices edge higher ahead trade deal-Analysts

Nigerias entrepreneurs key to Africas prosperity-U.S. Consul General Pierangelo

Why NAICOMs recapitalization policy may consume many insurance coys

Reconsider passage of PIGB to resuscitate Nigerias refinery, PENGASSAN tells FG


S/Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma governor

Uzodinma jumps from 4th to 1st place via S/Court

You can’t join APC via backdoor, Abiodun tells Akinlade, others

S/Court ruling: Police, DSS grill Katsina PDP chair over plot on LGs

2020: APC campaigning for us with poor performance ‘ PDP chair

NWC member says Oshiomhole no longer APC chair, rejects Bulama as party scribe

ASUP protests ‘planned sack’ by Bida Poly management

Amotekun: An interested party’s opinion

Student kills maths teacher in Cameroon after stabbing him twice

Reps asks NERC, others to halt planned hike on electricity tariff

Electricity Tariff Increase: Paying more for less!


Between AbdulRazaq, Saraki, It’s War Without End

Nobody Should Blame Buhari For Appointing People He Believes In ‘ Okunola

El-Rufa’i Moves To Put Kaduna Back On Mega-City Top League

Imo: Supreme Court Judgement Is Final But Unpalatable To Loser ‘ Ozekhome

Supreme Court Judgement Victory For Imo People ‘ Buhari

Senate President Congratulates Hope Uzodinma, APC On Imo Guber Poll

Malami Should Tell Nigerians Why Hisbah Is Legal But Amotekun Is Not ‘ Southern, M’Belt Leaders


Acting SGoF inaugurates procurement C’ttee for 2020 projects

We’ve spent N2.7trn on infrastructure -Osinbajo

Nigeria’ll work closely with Niger to fight terrotists -Buhari

Kaduna Electric sets special taskforce on energy theft

Lai Mohammed, Aregbesola honour Alaafin, KWAM 1 in Oyo

Acting SGoF inaugurates procurement C’ttee for 2020 projects

Plateau earmarks N1bn for LG polls

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