Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 16 January 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Father Mbaka did NOT hear from God

I almost lost my life for Oshiomhole, says Shaibu

Bauchi denies Mohammeds illness, blames opposition, mischief makers

Vice-chairman, NWC back Oshiomhole on choice of APC secretary

Ayade appoints ex-militant, 89 others as special advisers

APCll win more Igbo states before 2023 – Ohanaeze

Bandits raid PDP govs forum DGs residence

INEC meets stakeholders over Kaduna rerun

PDP decries state of refineries

Katsina restricts movements of motorcycles, tricycles

Bank fined N25m for freezing account on EFCCs directive

Akumes anti-Tor Tiv comments, a sacrilege Group

Akande, bridge between old, new Nigeria Oyetola

FG implements Finance Act, charges 7.5% VAT on transactions

Monthly foreign exchange inflow rose to $9.84bn CBN

NDDC awarded over N1tn fraudulent contracts ED

FG to inaugurate FIRS board eight years after

VAT increase may raise airfares, vehicle prices

Biafra in the eyes of an environmentalist

Nigerias rice import declines by 3.7MMT, says NEPC

Amotekun is not illegal: A reply to Malami

Nigerias daily oil production plunges to 1.57m barrels

Apapa residents converting property to private jetties

Customs command seizes N67m contraband in one week

UK, Nigeria develop new investment guide

Nigerians, foreigners secure joint ownership of 20 vessels

TCN workers canvass power sector growth

BEDC, lawmaker meet over blackout in Ondo communities

Petrol subsidy averages N45.87/litre as oil prices fall

Elumelu donates technology centre to AAU

Asaba airport gets direct flights to Kano

DPR opens laboratory in CRiver for fuel analysis

Investors lose N113.8bn as profit-taking dominates stock market

Amotekun: Govs to meet Buhari as Soyinka, Agbakoba, others lampoon AGF

NSE offers 20.78 million shares for lending

I have 39 more prophecies, says Mbaka

Uzodinma sworn in, begins probe of three ex-govs

Sex for mark: OAU places accused lecturer on half pay

Katsina banditry: AIG commences two-day visit to seek solution

BREAKING: INEC makes U-turn, gives Uzodinma Certificate of Return

You slept while Nigerians were being killed, Soyinka tells Amotekun foes

Meghan visits Canada womens shelter in first public outing

Doctor who ran underground clinic during civil war gets humanitarian award

Pope appoints first woman junior foreign affairs minister

Kidnapped NPC officials regain freedom in Taraba


Nanono: Nigeria in Dire Need of Agricultural Extension Officers

Buhari Leads Nigerian Delegation to UK-Africa Investment Summit

Theres Nothing Wrong with Getting a Loan to Provide Critical Infrastructure

Imo Gubernatorial Judgment: Painful but Legally Correct Verdict

Makinde: Malamis Statement on Operation Amotekun Misguided

Ihedioha: Supreme Court Verdict Unfair, Unjust, Not Reflective of Voting During…

Soyinka Urges S West Governors to Defy FG on Amotekun

Stimulating Productivity through Mobile Money

Azzi: Storage Devices Will Meet Increased Data Demand

Immanuel: Technology, Key for Boosting Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Expert Urges Govts, Firms to Guard against Cyber Attacks


Rivers APC crisis: NWC petitions NJC over PDP manipulation of court case

Supreme Court verdict not reflection of votes cast, says Ihedioha

Rivers APC crisis: NWC to petition NJC over PDP ‘manipulation’ of court case

Imo Supreme Court verdict: ‘It’s junior Okorocha out, senior Okorocha in’, Yakassai says of Uzodinma win

Supreme Court verdict on Imo: ‘But I said it,’ Mbaka boasts

We’ve begun Finance Act implementation ‘AGF

Corruption, truck park closure fuel Apapa gridlock ‘NSC

Profit taking takes toll on equities as investors lose N114bn

Commuters stranded on Lagos-Kara bridge as construction works resume

Fayemi reiterates commitment to make Ekiti rice best in South West

DPR seals 12 illegal gas plants in Enugu, Ebonyi

Kidnapped NPC officials in Taraba freed

2020 UTME: JAMB suspends registration in 243 centres, arrests 5 for extortion

Mompha runs unregistered BDC, witness tells court

Widow murdered, as man commits suicide in Lagos

Edo 2020 guber: Internal democracy as APC’s albatross

Edo APC crisis: Imuse petitions NJC, CJ over alleged bias


LASG deploys technology to aid delivery of precision healthcare

Oyo to promote, honour teachers according to students’ performance

We owe our armed forces immense gratitude, says Akeredolu

How privatisation of teaching hospitals will affect Nigerians, by UCH CMD

Sustainability of agribusinesses is challenging, says Lagos commissioner

Nigerian children rescued from human traffickers in Ivory Coast

Putin extends cash payouts for babies to counter population slump

Valverde given one match suspension for Super Cup foul

Death toll rises to at least 100 after Pakistan snow, avalanches


Amotekun: Malami lacks power to ban it ‘ Makinde

Insecurity: Katsina govt. bans use of motorcycles

Uzodinma gives perm secs 4 days to submit contracts’ lists

2023: Okowa’ll not be distracted with early campaigns ‘ Aniagwu

APC drags Judge to NJC over Rivers Congresses

Uzodinma orders freezing of Imo accounts

Ihedioha: Atiku urges PDP to accept verdict in good faith

OPEC expects lower demand for its oil, with U.S. set to hit new output record

Under fire in India Amazon offers small business owners $1bn olive branch

Supreme Court is final court, Ozekhome reacts to Uzodinma victory

Google’s move to drop cookies pushes advertising into new era

No law prohibits establishment of Amotekun ‘ Afe Babalola

OAU places lecturer alleged of sexual intimidation on half salary

Experts call for legal framework to drive e-health sector

Shortage: Medical Guild warns of imminent crisis in health services

Police arrest man who allegedly kills friend to inherit truck

Obaseki responsible for Edo assembly crisis ‘ Ize-Iyamu

Diversification: NITDA empowers 100 women on application of ICT tools

Tambuwal appoints ex-media aide, 3 others as permanent secretaries

JAMB threatens to sanction e-PIN outlets over fraud, arrests five agents

Civil War: Presidency cautions Nigerians on ‘inflammatory rhetoric


AGF not a court of law, cannot declare Amotekun illegal ‘ Karounwi

DSS rescues aid workers from ISWAP terrorists

The ‘Marlian’ gang: Can Nigerians contain this generation of deviants

We will pursue Amotekun to logical conclusion ‘ Akeredolu

Buhari should walk the talk on electoral reforms ‘Hassan

Why TRCN qualifying exams may now hold four times yearly ‘Registrar

Beware of destructive youthful exuberance, polytechnic students’ leaders told

Bauchi introduces fingerprint device to curb sloth, absenteeism among teachers

Kano ready to admit additional 100 IDP students to boarding school

Visa on arrival: Why Nigerian aviation sector should be involved ‘Security expert

Friends tell court how Kolade Johnson was allegedly killed by policeman

Amotekun: Call Malami to order, Yoruba elders tell Buhari

FG commences implementation of 7.5 per cent VAT increment

Don’t back out of Amotekun security initiative, NANS urges SouthWest govs


Shock, dismay trail corps members suicide

Mainas sister, Nafisat, disowns bank account linked to ex-Pension Reform chair

More knocks for AGF Malami over Operation Amotekun

Sagay, Badejo: Malamis position surprising, discriminatory

Uzodinma orders probe of Ohakim, Okorocha, Ihedioha

7.5% VAT rate has taken off, says AGF

I have accepted my fate, says Ihedioha

Gov. Emmanuel redeems car promise to Akwa Ibom state NUJ Chairman

BREAKING: Boko Haram frees five kidnapped aid workers

Amotekun: Malami cannot make laws on his own, says Makinde

Remembrance Day: Peller to sponsor education of fallen heros child

Oyo lawmaker, others mourn soldier killed in Borno

El-Zakzaky dying slowly in prison, Shiites allege

UPDATED: Hope Uzodinma receives Certificate of Return

EFCC arraigns ex-Kwara board chair, others for alleged fraud

Amotekun is complementary, says Ooni of Ife


Uzodinma orders probe of three former governors of the state

Another Nigerian lady rescued from Lebanon

NYSCs skill acquisition, entrepreneurship scheme needs more funding Don

Supreme Court Judgement: I leave everything in Gods hands- Ihedioha

BREAKING: Uzodinma sworn in as Imo governor

INEC issues certificate of return to Sen Uzodinma as Imo gov-elect

Amotekun: Your position is illegal, unlawful, immoral and of no effect, Gani Adams tells AGF

Supreme Court ruling: Senator Araraume urges his supporters to back new governor

Breaking: Hope Uzodinma receives Certificate Of Return as Imo Governor-Elect

Supreme Court judgment reflects poverty of Nigerias electoral process- Oyebode

Just in: INEC yet to be served copy of Imo governorship judgment

No going back on Operation Amotekun, Akeredolu replies FG

At least 53,000 locals displaced by erupting Philippine volcano

Civil wars cessation: Presidency warns against preaching inflammatory rhetoric

Tinubu praises Akande for his contributions to Nigeria

DPR tasks LPG plant operators on safety measures

In 2023, Nigerians desire a successor like Buhari, not a looter, BMO tells PDP:

Why APC will not collapse after Buhari Razak

Hope for Nigerias revenue deficit as finance bill becomes law

Hope for Nigerias revenue deficit as finance bill becomes law

Customs intercepts contraband worth over N67m in one week

Naira trades flat against US dollar at parallel market

Nigeria to partner Turkey in technology, infrastructure development Minister


Why North fails to close education gap with South

JAMB suspends UTME registration in 243 centres Thursday

Scholarship: BUK releases N15m to support 300 indigent students

Man,32, drugged, pushed from moving car along Abuja-Lokoja road

30 students graduate from Sheikh Gumi’s Islamiyya Centre

Russian government resigns ahead constitutional reform

FG disburses N55.3bn to youths, poor persons in 6yrs

SEC, ICPC to combat crime in capital market

Shippers Council alerts on fresh congestion at Lagos Ports

FG to auction long term bonds on January 22 at 14%

Uproar in PDP over NWC’s failure to summon NEC meeting

You can’t join APC via backdoor, Abiodun tells Akinlade, others

S/Court ruling: Police, DSS grill Katsina PDP chair over plot on LGs



Nigerian reported to be involved in Ukrainian crash says he is alive

Passengers stranded at Dubai airport as flood disrupts operations

US-Iran face-off: Nigeria may be battleground as Shiites threaten Trump

Oil price hits $71 as Iran fires missiles at U.S base in Iraq

U.S sends security agents to assess Lagos airport amidst global security threats

Nigeria records biggest global drop in visitors to US in 2019


Uzodinma Orders Probe Of Okorocha, Ihedioha’s Tenures

Amotekun, Hisbah Have The Same Legal Status ‘ Sagay

We Established Operation Amotekun To Narrow Gaps In Security Sector’ Makinde

I’m Challenged To Work For Imo People- Uzodinma

OPEC Expects Lower Demand For Its Oil As U.S. Hits New Milestone

Tony Elumelu Donates Technology Centre To AAU


U.S.-Iran conflict as threat to world peace

Gunmen ambush emir’s convoy, kill six in Kaduna

Soyinka to FG: Amotekun has come to stay

AGF lacks power to declare Amotekun illegal ‘ Makinde

Tony Elumelu donates technology centre to AAU

Expidite action on Legion Bill, Tambuwal tells NASS

IMC: N1.3trn contracts ‘fraudulently’ awarded in NDDC

Sanwo-Olu to empower widows of slain heroes

NANS chides Malami, backs govs on Amotekun


Nationwide reaction as FG kick-starts 7.5% VAT, targets N18trn

Anambra: APC talks tough as Uzodinma gets Certificate of Return

I lost N68.9m to a fraudster , ex minster tells court

FCTA commissions 22 vehicles, 60 speed bikes for DRTS

Building a virile Nigeria, responsibility of all ‘ Galadima

Stallion Okays site for Ekiti rice mill

2 health workers killed as bandits attack Zamfara community

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