Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, 25 January 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Lagos pipeline fire: Teenage victims recount harrowing experiences

Nigeria places 95 as Japan tops list of most powerful passports

CBN cautions government on rising public debt

Fresh controversy trails Amotekun

Don’t cover up ‘Oko Oloyun’s’ murder, Afenifere warns police

Tourism records 1.5bn arrivals in 2019

Andimi: B’Haram’s killings, not threat to Christians ‘Buhari

EFCC witness to court: Pension Team rejected N2bn bribe

Rerun: IGP orders security beef up in 11 states


CBN cautions against rising debt… raises CRR to 27.5%, retains 13.5% lending rate

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Amaechi mounts pressure on contractors

Lawyer appeals against judgment retaining Magu as EFCC chair

CAN tackles Sultan, insists Christians are persecuted in Nigeria

No Disco should force customers to install facility ‘ NERC

Congestion: NPA diverts ships from Lagos to other ports

We are set to kick off Operation Amotekun South-West governors

2020: No man can unseat Obaseki Umahi

Lassa fever: 76 persons test positive in Edo

JUST IN: CBN raises banks’ CRR to 27.5%

Ile Arugbo: Sarakis, Kwara agree to out-of-court settlement

Ebonyi engineers decomposing body found in his room

Aviation college gets six new aircraft

Polygamy causing poverty, backwardness in North Sanusi

Ex-Kogi commissioner jailed 19 years over fraud

Edo, Plateau, Bauchi, Ogun record 85 fresh cases of Lassa fever

UN suggests political solutions to Boko Haram insurgency

Oko Oloyun: Police quiz escorts, workers as Afenifere condemns murder

Alternative energy: AfDB to invest $600m in Africa

Cult clashes: 65 suspects arrested as CP meets stakeholders

Lassa fever: Anambra enjoins residents to set rat traps

BREAKING: PM Johnson signs agreement for Britain to leave EU

Plots to unseat Obaseki in Edo will fail, says Umahi

Elections: IG orders new security arrangements in 11 states

34 US troops diagnosed with brain injury after Iranian strike

Ninth NASS not rubber-stamp legislature – Lawan

Corruption rating:Jail more untouchables, Ohanaeze youths urge Buhari

South Africa reburies nine apartheid ‘heroes

Nigeria deploys 185 troops to Guinea Bissau


Lawan: NAssembly Ready to Challenge Any Infraction By Executive

No Man can Unseat Obaseki in Edo, Boasts Umahi

Investors Advised to Invest through Collective Investment Schemes

Military Capable of Winning War against Boko Haram, Buhari Insists

Akeredolu: South-west Govs Set to Meet President over Amotekun

To Stem Inflation, CBN Increases Cash Reserve Ratio By 5%

CAN Declares 3-Day National Fasting over Insecurity

EU Commits ‘26.5m to Support Victims of Insurgency in N’ast

Nigeria Aim to Earn $30b from Zero Oil Plan, Says Awolowo

Afenifere Asks Police Not to Cover-Up Yusuf’s Murder

IPPIS: ASUU Threatens to Go on Strike over FG’s Salary Order

CBN Raises Banks’ CRR to 27.5%

Amaechi: Remarkable Improvement in Lagos-Ibadan Railway Line Project

Katsina Restates Commitment to Protect Citizens from Lassa Fever

Plateau Records Five Cases of Lassa Fever, Says Commissioner

WHO Urges Countries to Mount Surveillance against Coronavirus

Controversy Trails Headship of Senate Committee on Constitution Review


Operation Amotekun has come to stay ‘Shuaib Oyedokun

Amotekun will promote S’West, S’East, S’South secession plans ‘ Tanko Yakasai

Akpabio/Ekpenyong senatorial election rerun: Police, Akwa Ibom govt disagree on movement restriction

21 killed, 195 injured in Bayelsa election violence ‘Panel

Akwa Ibom rerun: ‘Call REC Igini to order,’ APC tells INEC

Serena’s record bid foiled by Chinese battler Wang

Set up your own security outfit now, Izuogu urges S’ East govs

How Maina rejected N2bn bribe, EFCC witness tells court

Suspected assailant stabs police officer to death in Delta

First Class undergraduate bags 5 years jail term in Ondo

FG receives 6 new training aircraft

CBN warns against Nigeria’s rising debt

Lassa fever: 76 persons test positive in Edo


Lagos provides better opportunities for artistes to flourish

How to prevent Lassa Fever, Coronavirus Infection

Lawan insists National Assembly not rubber stamp

APC Governors back community policing

UK’s Johnson hails ‘new chapter’ as he signs EU divorce deal

Pension Team rejected N2bn bribe, EFCC witness tells court

Nigeria deploy 185 troops to Guinea Bissau for peace keeping mission

Nigerian student get 13 years imprisonment for fraud

Buhari meets EU Commissioner, assures an end to conflicts in Northeast

Akeredolu seeks more synergy among agencies to tackle insecurity

6 Nigerians You Probably Didn’t Know Have Won Grammy Awards

Deposed Osaka says she does not have ‘champion mentality


11 opposition parties adopt PDP for Enugu LG election

Police inspector found dead in patrol van in Delta

STATE OF THE NATION: Yakasai, Utomi, NaAbba, Uranta preach unity, peace in Lagos

Rerun: PDP reveals Akpabio’s alleged rigging plans

Buhari attends niece’s wedding in Abuja, blesses couple

Keep Akpabio on close watch during rerun in Akwa Ibom

France confirms first cases of coronavirus in Europe

NAF postpones induction of new helicopters

EFCC arraigns Port Harcourt cleric over N23m fraud

Rerun Election: Tambuwal sues for peace, ready to work with oppositions

Nigerians spend over N300bn yearly on malaria treatment ‘Virologist

Lassa Fever: Bauchi discovers 3 new cases

INEC promises credible rerun elections in Abia, Akwa Ibom, nine others

Police lethargy caused establishment of Amotekun ‘Yoruba elders

UI offers admission to 4,359 out of 19,482

Banking sector gross credit grows by N2trn in 7 months ‘ Emefiele

Fifth coronavirus case confirmed in Thailand

UI offers admission to 4,359 out of 19,482

We didn’t order decommissioning of meters ‘ NERC

FG seeks support in returning out-of-school children to classes

Banking sector gross credit increased by N2.7tr ‘ CBN

CAN got it mixed up on executed pastor ‘ Adesina

It’s too early to declare global emergency over new coronavirus ‘ WHO

FG, Delta partner on Methanol fuel production

Send your child to school or be prosecuted, Kaduna Govt warns parents

NAFDAC urges herbal medicine vendors to obtain product registration

Why Nigeria isn’t making progress in Science and Technology ‘ Okebukola

Insurgency: EU steps up support in Nigeria for conflict victims

We are not rubber stamp National Assembly ‘Senate President

FG inaugurates new NIGCOMSAT board

Fresh graduate commits suicide by ‘Sniper’ in Calabar

Power Supply: Gov Sule tackles NIPP, BPE, others on sustainable energy

Corruption: ActionAid Nigeria calls for stiffer punishment for looters

Nigeria will end North East insurgency ‘ Buhari

APC disowns Aguma over alleged betrayal of Amaechi


26-year-old Nigerian, 11 others emerge global SDGs Ambassador

We’ll put things right no matter how long it takes ‘ Buhari

Nigerian govt has continually misplaced its priorities ‘Faustina Anyanwu, health professional and media practitioner

I’ll rather be dead than suppress truth for fear of consequences of telling it ‘Farooq Kperogi

Alleged N2bn pension fraud: Court slates Jan 27 to rule on Maina’s bail variation application

Post JAMB: UI offers admission to 4,359 out of 19,482

NGO appreciates loyal loan beneficiaries

Police parade four suspects over abduction of Ogun LG vice chairman

IPPIS: FG, ASUU set for major showdown over stoppage of salaries of lecturers

Gov Ishaku signs Taraba’s N215bn 2020 budget into law

Okowa’s approval of construction of 11 new roads promise kept ‘ PDP Chieftain

Centre trains 37 officers on sexual exploitation, abuse

FG mandates NIPOST to raise services to global standards


CBN cautions against rising debt

Green Energy set for phase two well construction

Dreadful tales of innocent deaths from Lagos pipeline fire

PDP accuses Akpabio of plan to rig rerun election

Fed Govt to streamline livestock programmes, policies

Ihedioha: Why PDP governors stayed away from street protest

Kano re-run: Police assure residents of peaceful election

Coronavirus: China closes 14 cities of 40m residents

$200m Cabotage Fund: Banks to hold Shipowners accountable

Wike lobbying to join APC, since Atiku isnt allowing him to take over PDP Rivers APC leaders allege

Rubber stamp tag wont distract us, says Lawan

Graduate fellowship knocks Adeshina over attack on CAN

Nigerians spend over N300bn yearly on malaria treatment Virologist

BREAKING: Ishaku signs 2020 budget of N215.8 bn into law

London police to deploy live facial recognition cameras

TIs Report: Buhari has abolished grand corruption-Presidency

Second case of coronavirus confirmed in the U.S

Millions lost as fire razes 300 shops in Bayelsa market

FG acquires six training aircraft for NCAT

Four herdsmen paraded over abduction of Ogun council vice

Ihedioha: Ekiti PDP protests, demands resignation of CJN

Bauchi records three new Lassa Fever cases, places 15 under surveillance


Pension team rejected N2bn bribe, EFCC witness tells court

Ile-Arugbo: Court fixes March 2 for report of settlement

Lassa fever: Medical doctor canvasses cat-keeping

Progressive Governors back community policing to tackle insecurity

Edo PDP accuses Bahari of manipulating judiciary

FG inaugurates $1bn national agric mechanisation cttee

APC Govs back community policing to tackle insecurity

Breaking: Serena Williams out of Australian Open by Chinas Wang

NPA tackles congestion at Lagos Port Complex

Buhari and Electoral Reform: The Unspoken Truth


We’re not rubber stamp N’Assembly, Lawan insists

Interest rate may rise as CBN raises banks cash reserve ratio

You will regret at end of your tenure, Kwankwaso replies Ganduje

Why I’m speaking less about Boko Haram attacks now compared to when Jonathan was president ‘ Shettima

Kwankwaso wants to return to APC ‘ Ganduje

We don’t need APC for presidency in 2023, Igbo group tells Ngige


Insecurity: God is angry with the leadership of CAN ‘ Prophet Itodo

*Boko Haram: Former CP Tsav writes Nigerian editors over fake news, canvases support for Nigerian troops*

Ugwuanyi declares state of emergency on water, sanitation, hygiene in Enugu state

Enugu Council polls- APC faction submit list of Candidates

Akwa Ibom Rerun: APC alleges REC working for PDP

ECOWAS Commission: ‘Consolidate achievements through envisage elections in 2020

Ganduje’s Supreme Court victory and collapse of Kwankwassiyya structure

2019: Nigeria scored 26 out of 100 in CP Index says CISLAC

We Have Collapsed Kwankwassiyya Structure, Says Ganduje As He Welcomes Kano PDP Chair Into APC


Adamawa Govt. To Conduct Promotion Examination For Senior Civil Servants

5 Held For Allegedly Robbing At Gunpoint

[BREAKING]Coronavirus: 41 Die, 1,287 Cases Reported As China Orders Lockdown In 13 Cities To Curtail Outbreak

Edo Govt. Empowers 158 Poultry Farmers

Nigeria, China Seals Deal On Extradition Of Special Prisoners

Musical Tourism: Leading Nigerian Acts Set To Headline DJ


Broadband penetration: Governors resolve to address Right of Way challenges

CBN redeploys Yila from NIRSAL MFB to DFD

NNPC, PETAN collaborate to bolster production activities in Oil, Gas Sector

Women Affairs Ministry, NEPC to partner on women entrepreneurship devt

FG to establish agro rallied industries in the senatorial districts

Nigeria online Investment Guide unveiled at UK-AIS

Bwari: FCT Minister, others mourn demise of ex-Council Chairman, Aide

Residents tasked on safeguarding infrastructure in Abuja

Buhari, Kyari’s absence and a boring Presidential Wing


One week after national grid’s collapse: NEC admits power sector setback, N1.7trn spent in 3 years

Adamawa: Senator Abbo attracts dams to constituency

Breaking: Submit life insurance certificate by March or face sanctions, PenCom warns employers

Humanitarian Affairs minister commends EU, UN, others on interventions

Breaking: APC pulls out of Akwa-Ibom re-run, PDP raises alarm

FG lauds UNHCR humanitarian services in Nigeria

FG focused on early recovery of North-east’ Farouq

Umahi urges FG to be proactive in fight against corruption

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