Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, 10 January 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


2023: Rumbles in South-East, weeks after Umahis defection

Wike threatens to shut Rivers jetty over criminal activities

243 persons arrested for violating COVID-19 protocols in Lagos

LASU may get acting VC as Senate meet Monday

Crisis: Osun APC, PDP deny alleged connivance over Oyetola

FG should immortalise 1,500 Jesse community fire disaster victims -Ovie of Idjerhe kingdom

My son was killed for cautioning boys throwing fireworks near mosque Kwara man

OAU, IBEDC disagree on N43m electricity bill, power disconnection

Oilfield bid round: FG to earn N7.9bn from 161 finalists

Pension assets rose by N184.68bn in three months PenCom

Reps move to criminalise secret recruitment by govt agencies

Crisis: Major COVID-19 hospital faces oxygen, bed space shortages

COVID-19: Nigeria has more cases than figures show, says NMA

APC kicks as Wike attacks Amaechi over 2007 road project

Indonesian plane crashes after take-off with 62 aboard

DSS invasion: Senate keeps mum over probe report six months after

Democracy meant to improve living standards, says PFN panel chair

FGll inject N1bn into Kwara economy in three months

You cant defeat Boko Haram by sitting in Aso Rock, Soyinka tells Buhari

IG orders CP to curb trespass, police deployment on Enugu land

$5.3bn Chinese loan delaying Ibadan-Kano railway construction Amaechi

Ekiti: Police partner Amotekun, others to end kidnapping

COVID-19: Queen Elizabeth, husband receive vaccinations

Army redeploys 1,546 officers, 210 generals, others

Adebutu loses wife as House On The Rock pastor dies of COVID-19

Kaduna health commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

Forgery: Obaseki hails judgement, APC heads to Appeal Court

I almost lost my life to COVID-19 Ojudu

SKaduna: Gunmen kill three, troops nab farmer for allegedly poisoning cattle

Elite using religion to divide Nigeria Gombe gov

Tackle insecurity to avert another protest, cleric tells FG

AbdulRazaq mourns as three die after security agents, smugglers clash

Foundation urges support for vulnerable Nigerians

ICPCs expos of bribery of judges by lawyers

Police arrest two suspected abductors of Ondo couple                                                                                   


Soyinka: It’s Time to Use ‘Soldiers of Fortune’ to Battle Insecurity

COVID-19: 15 Doctors Test Positive in Nasarawa Specialist Hospital

Jubilation in Edo as Court Dismisses Alleged Certificate Forgery Suit against…

Army Redeploys 1000 Senior Officers in Major Shake-up

Nigerian Convicted in China for Fraud, Seeks Justice

COVID-19: Lecturers, Students Express Fear as Varsities Resume Jan. 18

Buhari Parades Better Credentials Than Trump, Says APC

Nigeria’s Embassies, High Commissions Reel under Corruption Allegations

Oshun: Governing Nigeria without Restructuring Will Escalate Our Crises

APC Appoints Uzodinma S’East Leader

FG Awaits China to Approve $5.3bn Loan to Execute Ibadan-Kano Rail…

Edo APC to Challenge Obaseki’s Victory at Appeal Court

24 Days After FG’s Directive, Customs Reopens Nigeria-Niger Border

Soyinka Warns against Negotiating with Bandits, Says You Can’t Appease Evil

Court Dismisses Certificate Forgery Suit against Obaseki

Indonesian Plane Missing after Take off from Jakarta Airport

Niger LP Rejects Ogah’s Appointment as National Chairman

Power Transmission Hits New Peak of 5,584MW

EndSars: Osun Judicial Inquiry Resumes Hearing with 30 Petitions

50,000 Nigerians to Receive COVID-19 Vaccines in February


Blame Nigeria’s leadership for its problems ‘Prof Remi Sonaiya

Zoning in Anambra has gone its full circle’Senator I. G. Abana

PDP ‘ll rescue Nigeria in 2023 ‘Wike

Mixed reactions trail Obaseki’s court victory in Benin

Convention: APC appoints Uzodimma Southeast leader

2023: No cold war between Tinubu, Fayemi over presidential race ‘ Ekiti ex-APC chair

Kaduna: Group warns local govt chairs to stay neutral on Senator-Speaker rift

Ohanaeze split as Chidi Ibeh emerges factional president

Stop managing COVID-19 patients in private facilities, Oyo EOC warns private healthcare providers

Smuggling: Ogun Customs boss seeks traditional rulers support

FG set to inject N1billion in Kwara rural economy

62 feared dead in Indonesia as plane crashes into sea

Enugu govt donates vehicle to deceased accident victims school

More trouble for Sowore as activists demand repeal of bail bond

Alleged treasonable felony: Igbo group petitions UK, Israel to repatriate Kanu

IGP Adamu retirement: 3 DIGs, 10 AIGs to go


2023: Scramble for VP, suspicion rock South East

Lagos vows continuous arrest, prosecution Of COVID-19 guideline violators

APC asks Atiku to shelve Presidential ambition

Cross River magistrates groan under N60m debt

Suspect says 5-year-old girl’s genital cut for money ritual

Group urges Ogun Governor, police to investigate alleged sexual assault on Barakat

Reports of helicopters supplying arms to criminals in Kaduna ‘entirely false’ ‘ Commissioner

COVID-19 Second Wave: Cross River schools set to resume tomorrow

Court ruling: Supreme Court will determine issues, says Dickson

Biden urged to renounce sole control of US nuclear weapons

Nigeria’s Elite as catalyst for good or ill

Lagos vows continuous arrest, prosecution Of COVID-19 guideline violators

Seven feared dead as Amotekun, herders clash in Oyo

PDP begins membership mobilisation for 2022 Governorship poll

Criminals kill three persons in Kaduna Chiefdom


Uncertainty over Ohanaeze election as ADF calls for cancellation

COVID-19 safety protocols: Lagos ‘ll continue to prosecute violators, Commissioner warns

Weak institutions responsible for Nigeria’s woes, former Ekiti APC Chair

FG begins Extended Public Works Programme in Zamfara

Kano now running a realistic budget ‘ Commissioner

3 die as mob attack Customs checkpoint, operational base in Kwara

Army approves new postings, redeployments of senior officers ‘ Musa

5 feared killed during soldiers, commercial drivers clash in Kwara

LG Polls: Kano electoral body disqualifies 13 contestants that failed drug test

NDDC Sole Administrator: We’ll resist attempts to ridicule Akwa’ Kinsmen

FG to shut Third Mainland Bridge for two weeks for rehabilitation works

APC targets 2m members in Adamawa in membership registration

CAN to manage Ohanaeze for 2 months, organise election

Why Court dismissed certificate forgery case against Obaseki

University workers to protest on Tuesday over IPPIS, other issues

42 countries roll out COVID-19 vaccines ‘ WHO

Nigeria ranks 2nd highest in paternity fraud in the world


Farmer Suspected Of Poisoning Cattle Arrested In Kaduna

PDP Mourns Rights Activist, Esther Uzoma

Victims Of Police Brutality Narrate Ordeals To Lagos Panel

Trump Has Integrity Lessons To Learn From PMB ‘ APC

Court Dismisses Certificate Forgery Case Against Obaseki

TETFund To Complete 1,000-Seater Confab Centre In ABU

CP Orders Deployment of More Policemen To Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway

Boko Haram Attack Gujba Town, Burn Hospital, School, Others

Tunde Is The Father Of My 2 Kids, Not FCMB MD ‘ Moyo Thomas

No NIN, No Registration Of Vehicles ‘ FRSC

COVID-19: China Tightens Restrictions Near Beijing

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Twitter Removes Iranian Leader’s Tweet Banning US, UK Vaccines

Oil Spill: Ugborodo Community Petitions PMB Over Humanitarian Crisis

7 Killed As Herdsmen, Amotekun Clash In Oyo

Group Seeks Revocation Of Sowore’s Bail Over Alleged Breach Of Condition

Anambra Can’t Afford Political Neophtye As Next Governor ‘ Okwuosa

IPOB: Igbo Group Writes FG, Seek Extradition Of Nnamdi Kanu


Nigeria’s breaking point might be closer than we realise ‘ Mabogunje

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 1,585 new cases, total now 99,063

Edo APC to appeal Abuja high court judgement

Indonesia plane crash: Boeing 737 vanishes over sea with 62 on board

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip get coronavirus vaccinations

Ibadan-Kano rail line: $5.3bn Chinese loan delaying project commencement ‘ Amaechi

NIN compulsory for vehicle registration, driver’s licence from second quarter 2021 ‘ FRSC

Scores killed in military-civilian clash in Kwara community

Jubilations as Obaseki wins certificate forgery case

Kaduna Health commissioner tests positive for COVID-19


Insecurity: Nigeria needs foreign help, says Soyinka

Odds favour Obiozor to emerge President-General

Anxiety over parallel polls as Ohanaeze picks new leader Sunday

Three feared dead as Amotekun, herdsmen clash in Oyo

FG denies report of passport racketeering in France

Three killed as smugglers, border patrol clash in Kwara

16,000 to get N1b from FG SPW programme in Kwara

Ekiti Police begins 24hrs patrol operation to combat kidnapping

We are yet to get $5.3bn Chinese loan for Ibadan-Kano rail Amaechi

Scores of bandits neutralised in air assault in Kaduna

Five year-old boy found dead inside car in Imo

Police rescue couple from kidnappers den

Bandits free newlywed, 35 others in Katsina

Boko Haram: Massive shakeup as Army redeploys senior officers, Commanders

Kaduna Health Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

How COVID-17 nearly killed me Ojudu

Amidst impeachment threat, Twitter bans Trump permanently

Tension as Ohanaeze Ndigbo elects new president

Kwara 2023: Sarakis camp in comeback bid

Sister of late Nollywood star Orisabunmi dies, days after brothers death

To guarantee cheaper cost of fuel sell moribund refineries

Itll be suicidal not to pass the PIB this year

Pfizer study suggests vaccine works against virus variant

Rivers approves construction of N10.1bn new legislative quarters

I was under spell, says suspect arrested for ritual mutilation of minors genitals

Gunmen kill three persons in Kaduna


Street protest: Rights group calls for revocation of Sowores bail bond

#FixPolitics commences training for new political leaders in Africa

Onyeama visits demolished Nigerian building in Ghana

Alleged treasonable felony: Igbo professionals writes open letter to Buhari

Akwa Ibom generates N1 billion revenue from Christmas Village

Ondo bans trading activities on Akure roads

Nations unity not negotiable, assets Governor Makinde


Court dismisses APCs certificate forgery suit against Obaseki

2023 election falling from hand of APC, PDP, new political party coming up, says Prophetess Joy Tony

Igbo group moves against Kanu, seek his extradition- Urges UK, Isreal to deny IPOB leader privileges

Intelligent transformation gives a boost to manufacturing sector in Zhejiangs Xinchang county


Experts articulate on awareness, education as Nigeria awaits COVID-19 vaccine

Options for developers when functional mortgage, flexible land administration are lacking

Opposition fears APC membership registration/validation is ploy to manipulate 2023 election

Despite recession, Covid-19, e-Commerce will still be here ‘ Jumia CEO

Benue’s new pathway to economic development

Amotekun: Makinde vows to deal with erring corps members

Individuals, institutions, issues to watch this year

Fixing education sector challenges for increased productivity


Some people are benefiting from insecurity in Nigeria ‘Bishop Ezeokafor

Different people, different forms of government (12)

: No passport racketeering in Nigerian embassy

Report: Army redeploys 1,546 senior officers

Ekiti PDP determined to overthrow APC

Don’t leave electricity tariff to NERC, Aremu cautions FG

Kaduna Health Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19


Obaseki’s certificate: APC defiant, heads to appeal

Gunmen kill 3 in Kaduna

Certificate forgery case: Obaseki breaks silence on Court judgement

Troops neutralise bandits in Birnin Gwari, residents arrest 2 suspects

Again, Obaseki triumphs in Edo

Insecurity: Kaduna CP deploys more police operatives to Birnin Gwari

Bandits invade Zamfara community, kill many, rustle animals


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