Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


No going back until insurgents are subdued ‘Buratai

Unending war against roadside, pedestrian bridge markets

Lagos bans Okada, tricycle in 15 LGs, LCDAs

NEC: Obi tasks PDP leaders on unity

TRCN battles against quack, unprofessional teachers

Shuttle service as new niche market

NSE opens week negative, loses N39bn


Discos to reflect 7.5% VAT on transactions Feb 1

Grieving husband blames LUTH for wifes death

Lagos bans okada, Marwa in Ikeja, Surulere, 13 LGs

One injured as NURTW members clash in Lagos

Ten-year economic plan to replace ERGP, says FG

NSE employees donate to WARIF Foundation

Stockbrokers jittery about likely reversal in OMO policy

FG upgrades Enugu airport navigational facilities

Customs recorded 4,599 seizures worth N32.8bn in 2019

Coronavirus: Oil falls below $60, OPEC eyes deeper cuts

Ten-year economic plan to replace ERGP, says FG

Stockbrokers jittery about likely reversal in OMO policy

1,000 Kaduna pastors to pray for Andimi, Leah Sharibu

Tension in Oyo as sacked council chairmen resume

Oshiomhole disrupting public peace, safety, Edo alleges

Maryam Sanda sentenced to death for killing husband

VAT hike won’t affect ordinary Nigerians ‘Senate

How herdsmen shot at me – Ortom

Why borders remain shut ‘ Customs

US visa banll affect vulnerable Nigerians

How alleged rapist used charm on victim Witness

Odili wins N250m defamation suit, Odinkalu petitions NJC

Eight nabbed for selling JAMB forms above price

Bandits attack Abuja-bound train passengers in Kaduna

FG asks FIIRO workers to suspend protests

Those against Amotekun are agents of criminals Gani Adams

Again, NIS intercepts trafficked victims at Lagos airport

Israeli citizens not allowed in Saudi Arabia – Minister

BREAKING: US military jet crashes in Afghanistan

Fire guts four-storey building in Anambra

NSCDC arrests operative for allegedly killing Imo senatorial candidate

Nigeria’s security architecture has failed,needs restructuring – Lawan

VAT hike won’t affect ordinary Nigerians Senate

Planned visa ban will affect vulnerable people in Nigeria, FG tells US

19-year-old wife allegedly stabs her husband to death

Plateau attack: Death toll increases to 15

$1.2bn Malabu scam: Court rules on Adoke, others bail applications Thursday


Heavy Tax Burden Kill SMEs

Ijezie: VAT Increase Will Support Minimum Wage Payment

Succession Management Crucial for Business Continuity in MFBs

Survey Reveals Drop in Economic Confidence

Amotekun Not South-west’s Plan to Secede, Says Fayemi

FMBN Seeks Stronger Partnership with States on Affordable Housing

Alleged Fraud: Shehu Sani Gets N10m Bail

Emefiele: CBN’s Tomato Policy Yielding Positive Results for Economy

Housewife Stabs Husband to Death in Katsina

SERAP Asks Court to Compel Buhari, Osinbajo, 36 Govs to Publish Their Assets

Presidency: Ogoni Clean-up Ongoing in 21 Sites

Security Operatives Demolish Bandits’ House in Katsina

Osinbajo: Many Nigerians Have Not Felt Our Impact


2023: PDP rejects name change, set to review 2019 polls

NECO authenticates Ifeanyi Ubah’s result

Igbo Presidency: Don’t repeat Moghalu’s mistakes, Ngige tells Ndigbo

Chief of staff to Gov. Mohammed resigns, Ladan Salihu takes over

CBN vows to close $2.5bn tomato supply gap

CIBN lauds Ecobank on capacity building, professionalism

Why we back reconstruction of North-East ‘UNDP

Tambuwal emerges chairman, PDP Governors’ Forum

Mamora: Nigeria has 30,000 nonfunctional PHCs

President Buhari urges end to revenge, violent attacks

Fears as Lassa fever spreads to Kaduna, Adamawa, Osun, Kogi

FG begins N79bn Ibadan-Ife-Ilesa expressway reconstruction February ‘Fashola

Amotekun Christian agenda, says Supreme Council for Sharia

Fayemi, Adams allay fears over alleged secession

Nigeria’s dying factories and the exodus to Ghana


Scientists to develop vaccines as coronavirus becomes more infectious

Lawan decries failure in nation’s security architecture

Two women win Imo constituencies’ elections

Oba of Benin urges Ganduje to reverse emirates creation

FG begins reconstruction of N79b Ibadan-Ife-Ilesa expressway

Benue recovers N800m from fraudulent deals in SUBEB

EFCC arrests two for vote buying in Ogun rerun election

WHO says global risk of China virus is ‘high

Leah Sharibu’s father unsure of daughter giving birth

Lagos bans okada, keke in Ikeja, Apapa, four other LGs

Tambuwal becomes PDP governor’s chairman forum


$1.1bn Malabu Scam: Court rules on Adoke, others’ bail request Thursday

Why we are pushing for Community Policing ‘FG

Visa ban against Nigerians ill conceived, Lai Mohammed tells US

Global LNG to increase by 32bcm in 2020 ‘S&P Global Platts

Many terrorists killed, more ISWAP command staging posts destroyed

Your pipelines are obsolete, causing spills ‘ Rivers community tells NAOC

NSCDC queries suspected killer of AA senatorial candidate in Imo

Hours after NECO cleared him, Ifeanyi Ubah says he wasn’t given fair-hearing

50 years after civil war: Nigeria better as one nation ‘ Osinbajo

UPU backs Amotekun as security outfit

Swearing in: Gov. Bello woos political opponents for good governance in Kogi

Cultivate habit of thanksgiving to God ‘ Okowa tells politicians

I’ve four lions in me, Fani-Kayode reacts on Amotekun, killings of Nigerians by Boko haram

Oba of Benin urges Ganduje to reconsider decision on new Emirates

Breaking: EFCC produces Shehu Sani in Court over alleged extortion

Finally, Ihedioha storms Supreme Court, seeks review of Judgment that sacked him

Misappropriation of funds: AMAC revenue is open to public scrutiny ‘ Chairman

Murder: Wife of ex-PDP Chairman’s son, Maryam Sanda, sentenced to death by hanging

Buhari to build stronger economy, say Middle East Media Reviews

1.6 mbpd modular refineries contribution hits dead end ‘Investigation

State of Nigeria’s electricity sector worsens ‘Investigation

FG should do more to boost invesment in mining sector ‘Kankara

FG crafting 10-year National Development Plan ‘ Budget Minister

I never hated Burna Boy, AKA speaks on Burna Boy’s Grammy loss

19-year-old wife stabs husband to death in Katsina

NSCDC arrests 8 for selling JAMB forms above official price

Plateau Killing: Revenge, has no place in Multi-ethnic, religious society’ Buhari

EFCC arrests 2 for vote buying in Ogun rerun election

13 killed in fresh attack in Plateau village


How FG’s lethargy, weak foreign policies hamper repatriation of multimillion dollar Benin artefacts

2023: Reconciliation is inevitable in Rivers APC

Buhari isn’t handling Miyetti Allah well over Amotekun’-Ojo

Nigeria seeks $1.1bn loan to fund special agriculture programme

We have laid foundation for massive agricultural exportation ‘NAQS DG

Without water, electricity, hospital, school, Makoko remains disaster waiting to happen

NLC, NULGE warn Kaduna State govt against plan of diverting N61m check-off dues

Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people ‘New ILO report

Brexit: UK unveils new visa scheme

Purported US travel ban on Nigeria, ill-conceived ‘ Lai Mohammed

Coronavirus: Global concerns grow as death toll hits 81

US military plane crashes in Afghanistan, Taliban claims responsibility

LG crisis: We will prosecute those who vandalised LGs properties ‘ Oyo govt

Hit ground running, Sanwo-Olu tells new political appointees, perm secs

Lassa fever: No cause for alarm, NAUTH assures residents

Amotekun: South West has no plan to secede from Nigeria ‘ Fayemi


Buhari warns against revenge, violent attacks

Senate: security system cant tackle terrorism, killings

Akeredolu, Oyetola, Fayemi defend Operation Amotekun

15 killed in Plateau as gunmen abduct two in Kaduna

How PIB will aid investments, N97 per litre fuel

Attempts to turn Nigeria into one party state ll fail PDP

Imo PDP chairman defects to APC

Grammy Award: Burna Boy loses Best World Music Album to Beninese Anglique Kidjo

Alleged fraud: Shehu Sani gets N10m bail

Alleged $1.2b Malabu Oil fraud: Court to rule on Adoke, others bail Thursday

Confusion as Oyo sacked council chairmen resume

White House to release Middle East peace plan Tuesday Trump

Real estate magnate, guest kidnapped in Rivers

Amotekun not Southwests plan to secede Fayemi

Death toll in Plateau attack rises to 15

One dies over Lassa Fever in Kaduna, four results awaited

Policeman not killed in Chiefs palace, say residents

Mixed reactions as Lagos bans motorcycles, tricycles on major roads


NAF destroys ISWAP staging area at Gashigar in Borno

Burna Boy is a Champion, we consider him a winner- AKA

Court rules on Adoke, 2 others bail applications Jan. 30

Unilorin wins Top 100 Achievements award

MFM denies insinuation of having highest number of single ladies

Breaking: Lagos bans Okada, Tricycle riders in 15 LGs/LCDAs

APC manifesto drafted with focus on social investments Osinbajo

Re-run election: Police arrest 8 recalcitrant persons in Sokoto

Sanwo-Olu orders investigation into Amu Market fire disaster

No going back until insurgents are subdued Buratai

Bello accuses moles of undermining war against insecurity in Niger

Kano court fixes Feb 27 for continuation of new emirates suit

APC chieftain urges SEast governors to emulate SWest colleagues, establish security outfit

Expect more defections from PDP before Edo governorship elections Ize-Iyamu

Obaseki pardons suspended council chairman, to resume work immediately

Political parties must learn to respect rule of law lawyer

Tambuwal succeeds Dickson as chairman, PDP Govs Forum

UK unveils new visa scheme

Nigerians should stop eating rats to avoid Lassa fever-Minister warns

NHIS: expert advocates inclusion of knee, hip replacement surgeries

Osun Govt confirms 2 cases of Lassa fever

Lassa fever: FG commends Kano for quick response

Again, gunmen kill 15 people in Plateau

NASS, executive to restructure security architecture Lawan

PDP backs Ihediohas appeal, seeks electoral reforms

NMA blames poor facilities for Lassa fever outbreak

Nigerian ports most expensive in West Africa -Saraki

Banditry: NAF assures North West of adequate security support

Ganduje asks Assembly to approve N15b loan for free education

FG upgrades Enugu airport NAVAID ahead of reopening

Commercial banks disburse N622.99bn for 600 projects under CACS

NDIC dismisses reports of ongoing recruitment exercise

Okowa, South-South govs to declare NEXIM Bank Forum open in Asaba

Access Bank supporting marathon to boost FGs tourism, foreign earnings


Concerns over N/Assembly budget details as lawmakers resume today

PDP rules out name change, raises probe panel

We’ll work with NWC to strengthen PDP, deepen democracy ‘ Tambuwal

Leadership change looms as Imo lawmakers resume today

Lalong not biased against me though I’m PDP ‘ LG boss

PDP raises panel to probe 2019 polls

National Security: Unanswered questions and doing the necessary

Understanding Niger Delta region problem

Much ado about Nigeria’s corruption ranking

Fire razes building in Benue’s College of Education

Residents arrest burglary suspect who escaped from police custody

Lawmaker pays N1.8m UTME fees for 300 students

Motorcyclist appears in court for stealing banana

Why we tied my daughter to ceiling, set fire under her

Customs seizes 10 bags of tramadol others

Lagos biobank to tackle Lassa fever, Coronavirus

8 persons arrested as NSCDC uncovers illegal JAMB registration centres

Lagos bans Okada, tricycles in 15 local governments

Coronavirus: Ivory Coast tests woman for China virus

What are the signs and symptoms of Lassa fever

Scientists suggest consumption of natural yoghurt to prevent breast cancer

Concerns over plans to spend pension fund on infrastructure

$2.5bn tomato shortfall: CBN woos investors

Budget 2020: Groups urge FG to inaugurate Tobacco Control Fund

Experts chart roadmap towards 4,000MW target

Enugu Airport gets new landing system ahead of reopening

Nigeria Customs insists countries must comply before reopening borders


*NDDC: Allegation against Nunieh, another falsehood to derail ongoing recovery of looted funds ‘ Coalition*

Boko Haram/ISWAP: CAN, opposition leaders helping insurgents achieve aim of destabilising Nigeria ‘ Christian elders

NANS berates Philip Shuaibu over Edo’s political crisis

WASA: Governor Wike credit Rivers security to GOC’s professionalism

NDE trains officers on image making

Plateau varsity academic workers strikes over underfunding, insecurity

UTME: JAMB registers 704,395 in 14 days, indicts 38 centres

NLC urge El-Rufai to pay withheld LG workers check-off dues

Plateau: Unknown gunmen kill 10 people in Kwatas village


New vision for N/Delta on course, says Presidency

Banditry: Buhari orders airstrikes in Niger state

Oshiomhole bombshell: Crook Professor declared Ihedioha Imo guber winner

Insecurity: Blame politicians, not the military for not tackling poverty ‘ Nyako

New vision for N/Delta on course, says Presidency

Ministry gets foundation’s loyalty for DEEL initiative

Clergymen killings: FG pays condolence visit on Adamawa Residents, CAN


Seek redress, lawyer tells PDP, Ihedioha’s supporters

Police arrest, parade 3 herdsmen terrorising Enugu

$1.2 bn: Court adjourns Adoke’s trial

We’ll sustain combat operations against bandits in Niger ‘ Gov

Centralised security architecture has failed Nigerians ‘ Senate

Inauguration: Gov Bello solicits cooperation and support of people

Fintiri commences scholarship payment to 26,000 students

Nigeria data protection regulation can be used to fight cybercrime ‘ Abimbola Adeseyoju

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