Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines




Finance Bill: Nigeria may lose a fortune to nonresident companies- ‘ KPMG

Nigeria bans unauthorised foreign lotteries

Insurance brokers, loss adjusters applaud NAICOM’s license renewal extension

FG warns of flash floods in 2020

Why we exempted basic food items, tuition fees, others from VAT- FG

BPE V BFIG: Court orders parties to file necessary processes before Feb. 5

Conduct assessment before making promises PwC advises new FIRS boss

Stock market loses N127bn


Uzodinma promises to conduct fresh council election

SCourt upholds Ortoms, Fintiri poll victories

INEC says Akpabio remains APC candidate for rerun

Court stops el-Rufai from demolishing Abachas hotel

Nigeria needs education reforms campaign now

Abdusalami bemoans insecurity, says Nigeria at a crossroads

INEC gets two RECs, deploys them for rerun

I dont run govt like family business, says Akeredolu

Predictable, unending power tussle between governors and their predecessors

Cooking meat with paracetamol can damage kidney Nephrologist

Subsidy may rise as fuel marketers demand higher margins

Army denies Boko Haram killed 17 soldiers

Group plans intervention projects in LGAs

PFAs invest N7.40tn in FG securities, infrastructure

EdoJobs partners Oxfam, others to empower 29,000 youths

Operation Amotekun: Presidency, govs meeting called off, South-West holds rallies

Expect above normal rainfall, NiMet tells farmers, others

Oxford dictionary admits 29 Nigerian words

Of Nigerias dying factories and exodus to Ghana

Zamfara cattle dealers tackle Miyetti Allah over taxation

Nigerian, UK investors sign N153.4bn commercial deals

IPOB kicks as IYC opposes Bayelsa meeting

Self-defence is an international human right

Nigeria should be more involved in global aviation affairs

EFCC scandalising me, Saraki tells court

Gunmen kidnap Plateau ex-commissioners daughter

Ohanaeze berates factional secretary over Uzodinma comments

Abuja motorsportll boost tourism, says NASA

Navy hands over nine kidnap suspects, robbers to DSS

Internal collaborators aiding Miyetti Allah to oppose Amotekun Akeredolu

Gunmen kidnapex-Plateau commissioners daughter, demand N5m ransom

Police arraign three herdsmen for allegedly destroying Ekiti rice farm

Nine Imo lawmakers defect to APC

Imo minority leader resigns, defects to APC


CDC Commits $39.2m for SMEs

Flutterwave Gets $35m Funding

Biometrics Addresses Inefficiencies, Boost Productivity

25 Gencos Earnings Drop to 29.4% in Five Months

Noah Ibrahim: Real estate Investment Now the Best Option for True Wealth Generation

Electronic Offering Will Reduce Unclaimed Dividends, Attract More Investors

Oil Theft Fueled by Insufficient Penalty, Others, Says FG

EGuinea to Replicate Nigerias Modular Refinery


2023 Presidency: Nigerians must consider South East ‘Kaze, Ex-Reps member

Attempt by North to retain Presidency in 2023 ‘ll cause crisis ‘Sara-Igbe

Anambra 2021: Arguments for and against zoning continue to resonate

PDP hails judgment on Sokoto, Bauchi, Benue, Adamawa

2021 guber: Anambra leaders insist on zoning, warn against Imo incident

Imo: Deputy speaker, minority leader resign as 9 lawmakers defect to APC

2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria gets easy draw

NFF’s $9.5m alleged fraud case: Court fixes Feb 20 on Pinnick, Sanusi

Nigerian Fcebook Accelerator startups raise $500,000 in investments

FG inaugurates performance tracking officers to tackle oil theft, others

FIRS reshuffles management to meet N8.5trn target

Sokoto: DRP shuts seven illegal cooking gas outlets over noncompliance

Group lauds AbdulRasaq for reviving education in Kwara

Sultan asks political gladiators to embrace peace, unity

Mastermind of naval personnel killing feared dead in military invasion

NDDC contract verification ploy to subvert forensic audit- ‘Group

Group blames declining businesses in Delta on poor power supply, failed roads


Ecobank partners USAID, NIRSAL, DBN on agric funding

Network hitches linger as slow Internet impacts banking, businesses

Supreme Court quashes Adamawa, Benue guber appeals for lack of merit

NIMET projects earlier than normal onset of rainfall nationwide

Sani demands N100m damages for alleged illegal detention

AfDB, DFID unveil $80m infrastructure financing for Africa

Hillary Clinton says ‘nobody likes’ Bernie Sanders

FRSC commences operation number plates verification in Plateau

Odunukwe, killer of Fireman Generators’ owner, says ‘lust for money’ responsible for evil act

Court remands ‘Mama Boko Haram’, two others

Amotekun is a ‘threat to democracy’ – Miyetti Allah

Davido Drops First Single For The Year “2020 Letter To You”

YouTube appoints Nigerian Alex Okosi as Managing Director of emerging markets, EMEA

Dokpesi opens defence in N2.1bn alleged fraud charge


Buhari has reneged on his promise to Isoko Nation ” Iduh

Engage Africa in a ‘partnership of change’, AfDB boss urges Uk

Lassa fever kills 16 in Ondo

Buhari condemns CAN Chairman’s death, says ‘I am greatly saddened

Lagos govt debunks fake list of restricted routes for motorcycles, tricycles

Police restore calm at Berger roundabout after Shiites protest

Navy arrests gang of kidnappers, bandits, rustlers

Rev. Andimi’s murder, a shame on FG ‘ CAN

Rivers Economic Advancement Summit targets 1000 investment stakeholders

Reports on soldiers’ killing by terrorists outright falsehood ‘ Army

S-West Governors don’t need permission to activate Amotekun ‘Shonibare

APC CRISIS: Where Oshiomhole got it wrong ‘ Idahosa

Senatorial Rerun: INEC rejects Akpabio withdrawal, says no substitution

My role in formation of Amotekun can’t rob me of second term ‘Akeredolu

Why we want President to emerge from South-East in 2023 ‘ ILDF

Breaking: 9 Imo lawmakers defect to APC for Uzodinma

Breaking: Police, armed DSS, storm venue of Amotekun rally in Ogun

BBNaija Pepper Dem housemate, Gedoni appointed SA to Ayade

Right of Way: FG warns states over price increment

Google boss Pichai advocates for artificial intelligence regulation

Tesla slams ‘completely false’ safety complaint involving 500K cars

Delta revenue board chair to promote education in 3 LGAs

Lassa Fever kills two, others quarantined in Kano

Brain Drain: Recommendation, solution to health problem ‘ NMA

Magu decries UK’s refusal to extradite Allison-Madueke

Oxford Dictionary includes tokunbo, danfo, k-leg, others in 3rd edition

Gunmen kill cleric in Adamawa

Abule Egba fire: You are culpable, NNPC boss accuses residents, security agents, others

Nigeria now at crossroad ‘ Abdulsalami

Hunter shot dead by colleague during hunting expedition


Oxford dictionary adds okada, danfo, mama put, tokunbo, 25 others in latest update

Amotekun: Osinbajo, South-West govs, security officials may meet this week

PDP hails Supreme Court judgment on Sokoto, Bauchi, Benue, Adamawa

NAFDAC explains circumstances behind death of pupil in Ebonyi

First patient of Chinese killer virus reported in US

ISIS’ execution of CAN chairman provocative ‘ Buhari

Ondo records more casualties as Lassa fever outbreak spreads to five LGs

Extortion: NSCDC will monitor UTME registration ‘JAMB

Killing of Adamawa CAN chairman by Boko Haram, shame on FG ‘ CAN

29-man stakeholders committee set up to resolve Ile-Arugbo crisis

Oyo PDP faults Malami, says AGF is dabbling into state’s internal affairs

Amotekun: Group stages peaceful protest in Ondo

Saraki prays court to dismiss suit seeking permanent forfeiture of his Ilorin residence

Amotekun has come to stay irrespective of criticism ‘ Akeredolu


INEC swears in two RECs

Former Head of State Abdulsalami seeks synergy on insecurity

One killed as police, Shiites clash in Abuja

Zulum holds security meeting with MNJTF in Chad

Diezani, Kuku, Olojeme top EFCCs watchlist

Army dismisses report of killing, abduction of soldiers in Borno

APC will expose how PDP manipulated Imo guber polls Ebegbulem

Omo-Agege has not unfolded governorship ambition

Alibaba shares success tips in entertainment for 2020

Nigerias collective investment funds hit N1tr

Fed Govt working out equitable electricity tariffs, says minister

LASG has not taken any decision on okada, tricycle

PDP commends S/Court verdicts on Sokoto, Bauchi, Benue, Adamawa

JAMB withdraws licences of 11 centres over alleged extortion

UPDATED: Supreme Court retains Govs Ortom, Fintiri

Extortion: JAMB withdraws licences of 11 centres

Why we killed FIRMAN Generators owner

Over 14 pressure groups rally for Amotekun in Ogun

UPDATED: One killed as Police, Shiites clash in Abuja


Navy nabs another 5 suspected rice smugglers in A/Ibom

Housewife seeks dissolution of her 11-year-old marriage over abandonment

NDLEA arrests 249 suspects, seizes 426kg drugs in Anambra

Fani-Kayodes absence stalls alleged $2.1bn arms scam trial

Ogun youths holds rally in support of Amotekun

A/Ibom re-run: Vendetta against Akpabio may destroy APC, says party chieftain

Imo: Doherty, Ogunkelu, Shelle lead PDP protest against Supreme Court judgement in Lagos

Dino Melaye flaunts his new mansion on social media with a don’t ask me how caption

2023: You cant win Lagos, Salvador tells PDP

Breaking: Fintri affirmed as Adamawa state governor

Budget: Employ federal character in spending, APC chieftain tells FG

Breaking: First US case of deadly SARS-like virus reported

Nigeria gets $140m to tackle TB

How UK trained surgeon masterminded killing of billionaire in Lagos

FG develops national framework to address climate change issues

SCourt upholds Govs Ortom, Fintiris elections

Police storm venue of pro-Amotekun rally in Lagos, foil gathering

UK-Africa Investment Summit: Nigeria, UK sign N153.4bn commercial deals

Nigerias economic confidence slows in Q4 2019 Report

Investors in equities market lose N120bn over profit-taking

FirstBank wins best mobile banking app, fastest-growing retail bank awards

NNPC records 2,146 vandalised points in one year


Gov’ship tussle: S/Court affirms Ortom, Fintiri’s elections, concludes appeals

S/Court: PDP govs, NWC hail verdict on Sokoto, Bauchi, Benue, Adamawa, insist on Imo reversal

By-elections: INEC rules our candidate substitution, swears in 2 new RECs

Why Tinubu is keeping mum on Amotekun

9 Imo lawmakers defect to APC

Let’s face future, no time for mourning, Useni reacts to S/Court verdict

Why they hate Harry and Meghan

Democracy and the decline of patriotism

Selling UTME form above N4,000 attracts prosecution’ ‘ JAMB Registrar

Lagos begins sale of admission forms for model colleges

JAMB: Two arrested for increasing UTME registration cost in Delta

Lagos dismisses list of prohibited Okada routes

Over 1m Syrians receive residence permits in Turkey

$1.8trn available for investments in Africa ‘ AfDB

DPR, NSCDC shut 26 illegal gas stations in Abuja, arrest 22

Border closure: Experts urge ‘tactical review’ to aid exporters

Experts worry Nigerians may face hardship with implementation of more taxes

PDP, Ortom’s supporters celebrate Supreme Court victory

Imo Deputy Speaker resigns as nine lawmakers defect to APC

Coalition seeks official declaration of Bulama as APC scribe


Army Debunks Punch, Thisday Report of 17 Soldiers Killed in Combat, Others Abducted

Supreme Court affirms Ortom’s election

Adamawa: Gov Fintiri wins at Supreme Court

PEACEFUL ELECTIONS: Body Advocates For Repeal Of OSA

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council decry undue criticism of Igbo leaders

Adopted CAN Chairman in Adamawa Killed After 2 Weeks in Captivity

Gov. Bagudu restate commitment on education in Kebbi

Nsukka boils over Enugu state Council election

How FG got $890m from Global Fund to tackle TB, HIV, Malaria in 3yrs


Johnson To Clarify Brexit Deal Strategy

DHL Implements New Transport Management System

Saudi Arabia Begins Sale of Triple-Tranche Dollar Bond

Gov Abiodun’s Education Aide Denies Certificate Forgery Allegation

NYSC Sensitises Stakeholders On Enabling Laws

Monarch Assures Of Support For Quality Project On Owanta Gully Erosion Site

How Family Planning Can Check Maternal Mortality

Delta Frowns At Vandalisation Of Schools’ Infrastructure, Embarks On Enlightenment Campaign


S/Court verdicts: Buhari congratulates APC, Ganduje, Lalong

$1bn Malabu Oil Deal: More troubles for Adoke, Shell, others

Ganduje speaks after S/court victory, calls for support from opposition

Buhari seeks UK support in fight against corruption

Apprehension in Benue as Supreme Court decides on Jime/Ortom case

Alleged double registration: Court dismisses suit against Yahaya Bello

Imo judgement: PDP leaders, supporters protest in Abuja, seek review

Sokoto residents celebrate Tambuwal’s victory

Troops neutralize 100 recalcitrant bandits, 6 Key Commanders, recover arms

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