Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 27 January 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Moderna begins trial of Omicron-specific vaccine booster

Overwhelming majority of Igbo dont believe in secession, declares Ohanaeze

Govs, NLC doubt fuel consumption, NNPC demands N3tn for subsidy

Zamfara court sentences fake lawyer to 18-month imprisonment for impersonation

Umahi govt using Ebubeagu to terrorise Ebonyi people PDP

Ezekwesilis panel wont come out with wish list Soludos aide

Voters to queue behind Ekiti APC aspirants posters

Okorocha plans world conference on presidential bid, seeks senators prayers

Congress: INEC asks Osun court to dismiss Aregbesola factions case

Prepare for unstable loan markets, IMF tells Nigeria, others

Modular refineries suffer delay on funding concerns

Senate grills NCDMB officials over $10bn Train 7 gas project

DMO lists $4bn Eurobond on FMDQ Securities Exchange

Bank customers lament poor services in Anambra

NLNG gets Senates ultimatum on N18bn compensation for 73 Rivers communities

Buhari receives Atuwatse, raises hope on NDDC board, $16bn Ogidigben project

Power tariff shortfall hits N2.4tn in six years FG report

Smuggling: Customs to deploy 135 scanners at ports, land borders

Dysfunctional global supply chains weakens economic resilience IMF

Senate passes bill to upgrade meteorological agency

AFCON: CAF moves two matches from Douala to Yaounde over bad pitch, stampede

MC Oluomo has no right to Lagos kingship stool Royal family

Inspector killed fighting herdsmens attackers, two bandits dead in Ogun forest

Abductors of Cross River boat travellers insist on N36m ransom

Land acquisition: Senate summons NLNG over N18bn compensation to Rivers communities

BREAKING: Court orders EFCC to pay Monday Ubani N12m for illegal detention

Reps to investigate N1.2tn of unremitted FG funds in commercial banks

Local content: Senate grills NCDMB management over $10bn Train 7 gas project

UK resumes work, study visa applications processing in Nigeria


Cash-strapped FG Approves N3trn, 17.5% of 2022 Budget to Sustain Subsidy

Buhari Receives Olu of Warri, Pledges Equity, Fairness, Justice to Itsekiris

Constitution Review: House Committee Rejects Immunity for National, State Assembly, Judicial…

Irabor Reiterates Military’s Commitment to Democracy

2023: Saraki Hints at Presidential Bid as Okorocha Declares Intention to Run

House Condemns Resurgence of Military Coups in West Africa

Police Inspector, Bandits Killed in Gun Duel

Sanwo-Olu Flags Off Ojota-Opebi Link Bridge Project 20 Years after Conception

Appear or Pay N18.4bn Compensation to Host Communities, Senate Threatens NLNG

House Seeks to Unravel Fuel Subsidy Controversy, Investigate State of Refineries

Buhari Replaces Ewesor, Appoints Tahir as New NEMSA CEO

Again, Ortom Chides Buhari, Insists President Failed in Securing Nigeria

Major Shake-up as Navy Appoints, Redeploys 54 Rear Admirals

2023: ACF Warns Members against Endorsing Presidential Aspirants

Buying N1.5bn Bullet-proof SUVs Amidst Unpaid Salaries is Wickedness, PDP Tells…

UBE Insists FCT Not Owing as Teachers Begin Indefinite Strike

Judge: ICPC Lacks Power to Freeze Bank Accounts Without Court Order

ICRC Bemoans Slow Pace of Work at Inland Container Depots

Stock Market Rebounds as CBN Maintains Status Quo on Rates

Parallex Bank Commences Operation, Promises Innovative Products


2023: Presidential ticket not zoned to any region, says party chair -Buni

Ebubeagu activities crippling businesses in Ebonyi PDP

Okorocha, Saraki join 2023 Presidential race

Sanwo-Olu flags off Ojota-Opebi link bridges, road project

Igbo set for fight for 2023 Presidency Ohanaeze

Lagos royal family selects 33-year-old as Olu of Ikeja

Rivers: Amaechi denies abandoning state-owned aircraft in Germany

Shake-up in Navy, new PSOs, FOCs, others appointed

Prayers alone cannot throw up good leadership Kumuyi

Stop reprisal, El-Rufai tells Kaduna residents

APC disclaims fake zoning list of national offices

Road to 2023: North has no candidate, says ACF

UK resumes priority visas for work, study routes


Sexual assault: Court fixes February 17 for Baba Ijesha to open defence

I am in love with my daddy, says 14-year-old girl impregnated by father

Magodo Phase 1 residents want IG to call police officers to order over invasion

NDLEA arraigns Qatar-based Nigerian for ingesting 650 grammes of cocaine

Lagos CP warns officers against corruption, infringement on rights

40% of Nigerian population live below poverty line, says report

FG justifies 5G network deployment, eyes part of $12.3tr economic output by 2035

NLPGA hails NLNG’s commitment to domestic market

We’ll support Eagles’ incoming coach to succeed, Eguavoen promises

Gunmen kill couple, daughter in Plateau

Ondo govt, PDP disagree over bulletproof cars as Assembly bemoans lack of funds

Why health insurance is not working well in Nigeria, by HCPAN

Reps rejects immunity for Senate President, Speaker, others

Salah scores decisive penalty as Egypt beat Ivory Coast on penalties

NATO delivers written ‘proposals’ to Russia

NSCDC destroys 10 illegal modular refineries in Abia, says State Commandant

How Bitcoin technology will change future business

I paid N40million for kidnappers to release my mother – former Kano Assembly speaker

Buni denies zoning of APC national offices


Obi Cubana nominates young Nigerians for leadership course in NIPSS

Ekiti PDP Primary: Fayose’s man, Kolawole defeats Oni, emerges PDP candidate

Massive shake up in Navy as new Flag Officers and Principal Staff Officers are appointed

Senate moves to empower FG to seize assets acquired through corruption

Anxiety Builds Over Poor Take off of PIA

We would not fold our arms over fuel subsidy removal suspension -NLC

Constitution Review: No immunity for national, state assembly, judicial officers ‘ Reps C’mtte

Strike: FCT primary school teachers, concerned over effect on pupils

You can’t meddle in party internal affairs, INEC to Court

Non-payment of salary: PDP tackles Akeredolu over purchase of N1.5 billion vehicles for self, wife

2023: I didn’t announce any zoning formula in APC ‘ Gov Buni

Guber Primary: Face your contest, you can’t reap where you didn’t sow ‘ Fayose tells Oni

Malami asks judiciary to open its budget for scrutiny

Senate considers bill to enable govt seize assets acquired through corruption

Buhari pledges equity, fairness, justice to Itsekiris


Constitution Review: Reps Recommend 111 Additional Seats For Women

NEDC Budgets $6.7bn For Rebuilding North East

Senate Approves N215.8bn 2022 Budget For FIRS

Reps Demand 10-year Plan To Produce Electric Car

Gunmen Abduct Jonathan’s Cousin In Bayelsa

Presidency Tasks Directorate Cadre Officers On Professionalism

Fuel Subsidy: Heat Turns On NNPC As Governors, NLC Query Consumption Figures

Federal Govt Projects N3trn Budget For Fuel Subsidy In 2022

We Are Starved Of Fund, Ondo Assembly Member Cries Out

Fix Refineries Before Subsidy Removal, IPMAN Tells Federal Govt


Nigerian fashion industry now has international appeal, says Luxurysale owner

Kano APC crisis: Buni leads team to reconcile Ganduje, Shekarau factions

Ekiti PDP primary: Accreditation begins as Gov Emmanuel promises transparent exercise

CBN disburses N927.94bn to over 4.5m smallholder farmers ‘ Emefiele

2023: ‘Why electorate must reject politicians using workers’ salary payment as campaign tool

$10bn train project: Senate tackles NCDMB over violation of local content laws

Reps committee votes on LG autonomy, judicial reform, pension administration

Constitution Review: Reps seek creation of additional 111 seats for women at NASS

Reps probe CBN, commercial banks over unclaimed funds, infractions

After 20 years conception, Sanwo-Olu flags off Ojota-Opebi Link Bridge


COVID-19 test: Presidential panel deactivates 200 defaulters’ passports

UAE reopens entry to passengers from Nigeria, 11 other African…

Lassa kills 26 in three weeks, says NCDC

Court stops deduction of police funds from Federation Account

Govt to fund petrol subsidy with N3 trillion in one year

APC adopts direct primary to pick Ekiti candidate

Decision leaves govt with no option than to borrow, says Presidency

Subsidy: Governors, Labour accuse NNPC of insincerity

Buhari to Olu of Warri: I’ll be fair to Itsekiri nation

$6.7b needed to rebuild ravaged states, says Northeast Commission

Court orders Customs to release traders’ trucks, consignment

UAE reopens entry to passengers from Nigeria, 11 other African countries January 27, 2022

Lassa kills 26 in three weeks, says NCDC January 27, 2022

Court stops deduction of police funds from Federation Account


Anambra airport: Air Peace deploys bigger aircraft

Nigeria records 26 Lassa fever deaths, 115 cases this year — NCDC

FG targets N3trn budget for 2022 subsidy bill

Poverty: TI urges FG to tackle corruption in MDAs

Over 500 blood units compromised after AEDC power cut – Commission

FG condemns attacks on firefighters, says properties worth N18.9tn saved in 2021

Hanifa: Parents of self-confessed killer flee residence over fear of attack

God asked me to be quiet during UNILAG crisis – VC

149 killed in Edo road crashes in 2021 — FRSC

Increase police minimum wage to N100,000 before blaming them for corruption -Oluwo

Police to investigate Downing Street lockdown parties

LCCI bemoans suspension of subsidy removal

6 feared killed as fresh tension mounts in southern Kaduna

13 more Chibok girls matriculate at AUN

Trial of Boko Haram suspects resumes soon — FG

Nigeria drops in TI corruption ranking again

Security operatives kill, dislodge ISWAP fighters in Niger

Ortom orders land ministry to issue NAF certificate of occupancy

Immigration intercepts 189 suspected victims of human trafficking

Gov’ship primaries: IGP deploys more policemen in Ekiti

Petrol subsidy retained for political reasons – Experts

Over one-quarter of world’s malaria deaths recorded in Nigeria – FG

Ogun monarch’s assassination: Abiodun vows to hunt down perpetrators


Next-generation batteries get wet in dollar rains

Poor Lagosians are paying for a presidential campaign

Despite high oil price, Nigeria’s cost of borrowing spikes to highest level in 15-months

Lagos acquires 3 trains for blue line rail

NCDC launches emergency response as Lassa fever cases spike

How Nigeria failed to lead vaccine production in Africa

Cooking gas prices fall 10% on improved supply, VAT waiver

IMF downgrades 2022/2023 global economic forecast amid ‘multiple challenges


I’m Buying 3 Houses, 5 Cars, Private Jet In 2022, Davido Reveals

Zulum Offers N50m Grant, 6 Doctors, Nurses, Ambulance To Private-Community Hospital

Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram To Be Subjected To Conditions Imposed On Twitter ‘ Lai Mohammed

APC Primaries: Jigawa Gov Meets Ekiti Aspirants

Delta Intervening In Critical Energy Sector ‘ Ukodhiko

2023: Ohuabunwa Canvasses For S’East President


NIBSS: Banks deploy 456,234 PoS terminals in one year

Fuel Hike Reversal: NLC suspends planned nationwide protest

Electoral Act: Why we concur with Senate on consensus option ‘ Reps

Subsidy: Senate mobilises security agencies against fuel smugglers

Insurgency: Military submission to civil authority key to progress ‘ Buratai

Senate passes bill to amend Federal Colleges of Education Act

2023: INEC records surge in voter registration

Concessionaires blame governors for stalled ICD projects

Anchor Borrowers’ Progrmme key to forex conservation

IATA calls for travel restriction relaxation, says COVID-19 may be declared endemic

NBS: Abuja, Oyo residents paid above N8,000 for 12.5kg of cooking gas in December

Nigeria, others w’II push oil demand to 99.7m p/d globally


Separation of Powers: Judiciary now to present budget direct to NASS ‘ Official

Senate demands prosecution of policemen for torturing restaurant worker to death

El-Rufai on Kauru, Zangon Kataf crises: We lost 387 lives in 2 years to needless bloodshed

Constitution review: Reps’ panel dumps state police

FEC approves N52.8bn road projects in 5 states

Food security: Bagudu predicts stability in price of rice nationwide

Court stops FG’s deductions from federation account, oders refund to Rivers

Federal Fire Service saved N18.9trn worth of properties in 2021 ‘ Aregbesola

NDE empowers 108 Enugu youth with N10.8m, trains 50 on agric extension services

Soldiers nab 105 thugs over Ekiti PDP primaries

Fix refineries before subsidy removal, IPMAN tells FG

INEC asks court to dismiss suit against Osun APC ward congress

INEC: HURIWA petitions NASS over alleged nominee’s APC membership

Nigeria ‘ll triumph over bandits, terrorists, NSCDC boss assures

2023: No zoning list yet, Buni denies ‘fake document’ in circulation

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