Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 23 January 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


NDDC to contractors: Verify contracts or forfeit payment

Nigeria is failing, needs new constitution ‘Nwodo

LCCI: Nigeria’s economy fragile, vulnerable to shocks

Flutterwave closes $35m deal with strategic investors

Investors stake N626.328bn on FG’s N155bn bond

Amotekun, a vote of no confidence in FG ‘ PDP

$1.1bn Malabu oil deal: Adoke’s arraignment stalled


Operation Amotekun: SWest govs back Tinubu, Afenifere hits APC leader

Amotekun as catalyst for Nigerias restructuring

We have failed as leaders, says Ortom

Investors in selling spree as losses hit N130bn

Analysts predict decline in T-bills, bond yield

Travellers groan as Internet hitches impede online bookings

Refineries posted N123.3bn loss in 10 months NNPC

Set up 36 agro-allied industries, Buhari directs ministry

Adoke alleges persecution, battles alleged N300m Malabu deal bribe

Senate seeks powers for Auditor General to tackle corruption

FG awaits US, Trump set to slam visa restriction on Nigeria

FG records N471bn oversubscription on January bond offer

Lekki port to begin commercial operations by 2022

Lassa fever kills two, infects one in Enugu, Delta

Senate keeps mum on Omo-Ageges alleged conviction

NAPE gets new president, seeks oil reserves growth

US to provide water for 54,000 herders, farmers

Govs meet again over N614bn bailout deductions

Power distributors owe NBET N430bn in 11 months

Buhari group faults World Bank, IMF on economic projection

British firm to acquire more Nigerian oil assets

Verify your contracts or lose payment, NDDC warns contractors

Seven killed in Lagos cult clash

Six soldiers, many insurgents killed in Borno gunfight

Some people are threatening me for exposing Saraki Chairman, Kwara State Govt Properties Recovery panel

Nigerias doctor-patient ratio is 1:3,500 NUC

Kwara owes retirees N11bn gratuities

36 repentant bandits surrender arms in Nasarawa

Shouldnt FG borrow less with increased revenue

Suspended Lagos-Ogun train service to resume Thursday Official

Iran first casualty of new US visa restriction targeting Nigeria, others

2023: PDP will win presidential election, says Deputy chairman

Buhari directs trade minister to set up agro-allied industry in 36 states

Killing of CAN chairman in Adamawa barbaric, provocative NSCIA


SIM Registration Inadequate for National Identity, Stakeholders Insist

Nigeria Approves First Cowpea Resistant Pod Borer

For Delta, Its Managing Director of NDDC or Nothing

FG Woos Development Partners on Lake Chad Basin

UK’s 320m Aid Will Boost Africa’s Economic Growth

FG Urged to Sign Existing Bills on Cybersecurity into Law

Investors Trade N3.7 Billion Shares as Market Pares Gains

Nigeria Presents $114bn SDGs Private Sector Investment Opportunity


Igbo presidency’ll douse tension in Nigeria ‘Uchendu, former Imo SSG

Amotekun vote of no confidence on Presidency ‘PDP

Anambra APC kicks against appointment of LG caretaker chairmen

Igbo Presidency: Collapse APGA into APC, Ngige tells party leaders

Archbishop asks S’Court to reverse judgment on Imo

Edo govt. will fulfil promise to sponsor GBF championship fight, official says

Commission plans 500 houses for displaced persons in Borno

Niger govflags off rehabilitation of 403km rural roads

FG, USAID launch $8m water for agriculture project in North East

S’East govs not doing enough for Igbo culture ‘Edochie

Biafra-Nigeria war: 50 long years and short distance not travelled

S’East govs not doing enough for Igbo culture ‘Edochie

Pondering on Buhari’s successor in 2023

Planned travel ban: We won’t react to speculation ‘Presidency

IDPs can’t continue to live in camps regardless of situation ‘FG

$1.1bn Malabu oil scam: Arraignment of Ex- AGF Adoke, others stalls


Court convicts woman, herbalist, student, others caught with eleven human skulls

2020 UTME registration hitch-free, say candidates

Police quiz bank workers for alleged fraud, money laundering

Senate committee lists challenges of Nigeria’s public accounts system

South South group differs with Ohanaeze youths on Ikpeazu’s performance, backs Frank

Ortom raises fresh alarm over influx of herdsmen to Benue

ACCA study sees low economic confidence, debt risks

$1.2bn Malabu oil scam: Confusion from EFCC stalls Adoke’s arraignment

UK says to proceed with digital tax despite US threat


North should be ready for Amotekun ‘Arewa Youth leader, Shettima

Amotekun is a right step in right direction ‘Arewa Youth leader

Archbishop condemns killing of CAN chairman by terrorists

Supreme Court’s judgement on Imo election wicked, corrupt ‘ Anglican bishops

INEC calls for total inclusion of women in electoral processes

Rerun election: Uzodinma, Okorocha, Araraume team up in Imo

Ndokwa nation will resist political distractors against DSP, Omo-Agege ‘ Chikogu

Revisit corruption cases involving Igali, Owan, others, SERAP charges FG

Uzodinma/Ihedioha: Lack of electoral integrity led to Supreme Court’s verdict ‘ CISLAC

Obaseki’s men trying to swindle him over documentary on Oshiomhole ‘ Mayaki

BREAKING: Kano PDP chairman dumps party for APC

We won’t sign minimum wage agreement that ‘ll lead to retrenchment in Ondo ‘ Labour

50 years after: We really need tolerance to avoid another Civil War ‘ Igali

FG develops pneumonia control strategy ‘ Minister

Police rescue ‘one chance’ robber from lynching in Abuja

Malnutrition: 68% of Nigerian children under age 5 are anaemic ‘ World Bank

Robbers burnt to ashes after robbing pregnant woman in Akwa Ibom

Death in Cell: ‘Police lied, my mechanic, Chima didn’t steal my car

Butcher missing at river bank after taking alcohol, Tramadol in Delta

There’ll be massive fight against corruption this year ‘EFCC

Idjerhe Kingship: We are still screening aspirants ‘ Udu-Onovwo Royal House

Northern CAN to FG: Stop killings of Christians in North

NDDC: No contracts verification, no payment ‘ Nunieh


Buhari met serious challenge in mining sector, minister tells delegates in UK

Unravel killers of our party leader, Oyo APC tells CP

Bauchi gov to journalists: Give me your support for service delivery

U.S visa restrictions: FG won’t react to speculations ‘ Presidency

BREAKING: Governors meet in Abuja

[BREAKING] Malabu oil scandal: EFCC set to arraign ex-AGF, Adoke, others in court

Disconnect between religion and education responsible for failed society ‘ACU VC

Restore management sciences to agric varsities, FUNAAB VC pleads

Snacking on watermelon beneficial for weight control ‘Study

Critics of Amotekun are collaborators of insurgents ‘ Fasanmi

Again, terrorists kill officer, seven soldiers in Borno

VIDEO: Police nab gunrunners with ammunition and charms for bandits

ADC members dump party for PDP in Ibadan southwest

Abule-Egba pipeline explosion: Lagos govt opens Igando relief camp for victims

Trump lawyers, opposition set opening arguments in impeachment trial

Kogi: I won’t negotiate with bandits ‘ Gov Bello

Sokoto rerun: APC candidate, 10,000 others defect to PDP

Bayelsa: Six men in EFCC custody for illegally transporting AGO worth N350m

Presidency cautious as Trump travel ban targets Nigeria, others

Nigeria’ll continue to fail unless it is restructured ‘ Odumakin, Aworawo, Awogbade, others


Shock, disbelief, as Gateway final year student is electrocuted

Making certificates count

NNPC paid $483.25m into Federation Account in October

NGF condemns killing of CAN chairman by Boko Haram

Tivs hail Ishaku for brokering peace with Jukuns

I will sack anyone who lobbies, Tambuwal warns Permanent Secretaries

Fintiri: Ill probe past administrations for stolen wealth

Army officer, seven soldiers die inBoko Haram ambush

Agro-allied industry for each senatorial district

Fed Govt markets Argungu fishing festival to global tourism investors


Amotekun, answer to danger of insecurity

Court okays interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to army chief, Hakeem Otiki

Nigeria wont react to speculations on US Travel Ban- Presidency

Army designates official check-points on Maiduguri/Damaturu highway

Prof. Kabiru Bala emerges new ABU VC

Well be meticulous in signing minimum wage- Ondo NLC

Southwest Attorneys General meet over Amotekun

January 2020 FGN bond oversubscribed by 300%

Single mother dies of Lassa Fever in Delta

Amotekun: A vote of no confidence in Buhari, says PDP


FG to inaugurate National Traffic Radio

Abule Egba pipeline explosion: Lagos govt. opens Igando Relief Camp for victims

Stakeholders advocate effective policy to curb communal clashes in North-Central

Sokoto workers to receive N30,000 minimum wage from January

Rerun: INEC trains 100 NYSC members in Ogun

I have no reason to fail Benue people Gov. Ortom

On Nigerias Rising Judgment Debt Profile

Court gives EFCC nod to freeze N136m linked to army chief

Arraignment of Adoke stalled

Breaking: Tinubu calls for dialogue on Amotekun

Trump threatens EU with very high tariffs if there is no trade deal

Iran will never seek nuclear weapons, with or without a deal-President Rouhani

Republicans vote in favour of impeachment trial rules, ending day one

I eat outside whenever my wife refuses to cook, to avoid a fight Husband

Sanwo-Olu lauds NNPC, SNEPCos donation of medical emergency equipment

250, 000 children in Nigeria die first day of life UNICEF

Insecurity: NCentral Govs strategise on community policing

Nigerias fabric not at risk with Amotekun-Tinubu

FG markets Argungu fishing festival to global tourism investors

Foreign countries sabotaging efforts to repatriate Allison-Madueke Magu

Clerics urge Supreme Court to review judgement against Ihedioha


NEC meets as PDP moves to ‘retrieve’ Imo mandate

PDP will reclaim power in 2023 ‘ Sen. Nazif

Bauchi gov pledges to conduct LG polls in June

Why Kano PDP chair dumped Kwankwaso for APC, Ganduje

Zamfara APC calls for calm over arrest, jailing of members

Supreme Court verdict won’t weaken our support base ‘ Wamakko

Ex-speaker tackled over documentary on Oshiomhole

Rerun: Ogun REC warns against vote buying

We keep Bauchi teachers on their toes ‘ SUBEB Chair

Petroleum University sacks lecturer, demotes 4 others over sexual harassment

Gombe asks teachers to enroll own kids in public schools

How Prof Kabiru Bala emerged new VC of ABU

BREAKING: ABU appoints Professor Kabiru Bala as Vice Chancellor

7 passengers killed in Abuja-Lokoja auto crash

FCT fire service warns residents against bush burning

Nigeria on alert for ‘new coronavirus

Lassa fever outbreak: Kano govt confirms three dead, 292 on watch list

An encounter with Dr Junaidu Mohammed

SPDC’s force majeure on Bonny Light threatens 2020 oil revenue target

Lekki Port to berth vessels of 18,000 TEUs when completed

Nigeria’s economy still vulnerable to external shocks ‘ LCCI

Customs impounds N80m worth of smuggled goods in Kano

RoW will not deter us from implementing broadband strategy ‘ FG

9mobile launches Artificial Intelligence solution

US, SON network to curb influx of ounterfeit goods

Lagos- Ibadan rail : Amaechi queries pace of work


Former Rivers Governor’s aide lament threats by E-Crack police

Army/IMN Clash: Civil rights group asks court to stop IMN Spokesman, Musa, KDGH others from publishing book

PDP Reclaiming North, Presidency in 2023 ‘ Sen. Nazif

Senator Emmanuel Bwacha’s Allegations of Betrayal on Governor ishaku unfortunate ‘ Hon ismaila maihanci

Ebonyi group cautions Islamic Bank on sponsoring projects in state

Abia: Group tackles Ohanaeze youths over performance of Governor Ikpeazu, backs Frank



Oshiomhole Has Not Committed Any Offence To Warrant His Removal As APC Chairman ‘ Eze

Alex Otti Still Suspended ‘ APGA

African Common Market: Some Threats From Within

Eco Currency, Not Yet Feasible

Brazil Moves To Join OPEC

FG To Establish Agro-Allied Industries In All Senatorial Districts

Africa Needs Massive Capital Investment In Power, Human Resources To Drive Growth ‘ Elumelu

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