Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 15 January 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Trump risks post-office conviction as Senate defers impeachment action

Why Nigeria is not making rapid progress

Uneasy calm in Golden Eaglets’ camp

Nigerians say no to another lockdown

Lagos State targets N991.03 billion revenue in 2021

Delta government pledges sustained infrastructure development

Stock market extends gain with 0.11 index rise

NNPC cautiously hopeful about oil demand recovery, deepens gas devt

894,101 candidates pass Mathematics, English in 2020 NECO

Southwest PDP: Endless journey from one crisis to another since 2007

South West speakers endorse Tinubu for 2023 presidency

Eminent Nigerians mourn Kanu, extol his virtues

Protest as Amotekun operative kills 23-year-old in Ibadan

NAB wants government to make budgetary provisions for the blind

Mother, two children burnt to death in Bauchi

Man kills self, as police escort kills another in Delta

Youths urged to create wealth through tech innovations

Consumers to sustain spending on essential commodity this year

NSCDC deploys 1,926 personnel for Kano LG poll

Okowa performs groundbreaking for $40m power transmission tower industry

WHO deplores 95% of vaccine doses limited to 10 countries

Oyo governor flouts quarantine act, attends event day after returning from U.S.

Stray bullet kills commercial motorcylist in Ibadan, suspected thief set ablaze



Colleges rescind honorary degrees award to Trump

FBN General Insurance gets N1.04bn capital boost

CNG, MBelt fume as Buhari says BHaram attacks occasional

Nursing mothers, babies, others abducted in Kaduna

Makinde warns against arbitrary land allocation to foreigners

NIN: Only 11 computers functional in Taraba

Ebonyi PDP petitions police, DSS, alleges threat to chieftains life

Failed politicians cant determine Kwaras future, Elders forum

Kano LG poll holds Saturday, police deploy 16,000 personnel

All undergraduates should get two-year intensive training in entrepreneurial skills Babcock University VC, Tayo

World Bank to invest $5bn in 11 African countries

118,044 retirees withdraw N29.26bn, leave pension scheme

Nigerias daily oil production sinks to 1.17 million barrels

Nigerians drop appointment dates as NIN deadline nears

96 firms bid to rehabilitate NNPC pipelines, terminals

Investors gain N325bn as 49 stocks rise

Market yields will remain low in 2021 Report

Lagos plans bonds, others to fund N192.49bn budget deficit

Retail sector to see increased food spending, says report

N226.8bn raised against COVID-19 challenges FG

AfCFTA: Manufacturers seek SONs protection against competition

Nigeria requires $4bn annually for renewable energy

USADF, firm begin $100,000 off-grid energy challenge

5% import levy: Motor manufacturers foresee job losses

Large crowds: NIMC lists 50 NIN enrolment centres in Lagos, Abuja

CAN defends Kukah, demands arrest of people threatening bishop

Amotekun dismisses corps for killing okada rider, delivers him for prosecution

COVID-19: Ignore fake lockdown alert, PTF tells Nigerians

Northern elders, Kukah, Obi, others warn of another civil war

CNG, Middle Belt fume as Buhari says Boko Haram attacks occasional

Police bust Ogun drug syndicate, recover N10m hard drugs

Gunmen seize 18 traders in Edo, demand N25m

Assembly threatens to order Ogun monarchs arrest

South-East govs security outfit meant to counter our corps IPOB

FG bans assemblies, overcrowding, others as schools resume Monday

Troops killed 64 Yobe insurgents in one week DHQ

Economic impact of COVID-19 will take 10 years

Weve eradicated sex-for-marks in Bayelsa varsity NDU

10 jailed one month for dumping refuse on Ekiti roads

Osinbajo, virologists seek local production of vaccine

Attackers kill two attempting to escape kidnap in Kaduna

Delta tricycle operator commits suicide, kinsmen finger medical bill

Panel summons ex-CP, three others over Osun killing

53 Edo health workers infected, one patient dies

Lagos medical college shut as students, officials contract COVID-19

Mother, two children burnt to death in Bauchi fire disaster

Third Mainland Bridge to be reopened February 15 Fashola

Brazil COVID-19 variant: UK bans arrivals from South America, others

COVID-19: Schools resume January 18, FG insists

Doctor who declared Trump healthiest president ever dies                                                                 


Nigeria is Better than I Met it, Says Buhari

96 Firms Bid for Rehabilitation of NNPC Pipelines, Depots

No Harm Must Befall Kukah, CAN Warns

Jonathan Confident Mali will Meet Return to Civil Rule DeadlineV

To Stem Tax Evasion, Experts Seek Tighter Transfer Pricing Regulation

OPEC: Nigeria’s Economy Challenged by Inflationary Pressures

CBN Confirms Payment Mandates for Students on Overseas Scholarship

Insurgents Buying up Fertilisers to Make Bombs, DHQ Warns

Family of Nigerian Diplomat Sues Boeing over 737 Max Crash

Lagos Eyes N192bn Fresh Loan for Infrastructure

Gunmen Abduct 36 Businessmen, Villagers in Kano, Kaduna

SSANU, NASU Threaten Indefinite Strike, to Meet on Tuesday

Change Constitution before Elections, Adebanjo Tells Nigerians

Mohammed, Saraki Have No Electoral Value, Says Kwara APC Faction

NCDC: We Received over 580,000 Phone Calls in Nine Months

NEF: Elite Must Rescue Nigeria from Bad Leadership

Nigerian Soldiers Killed 2,278 Terrorists, Bandits in 10 Months,…

Schools to Resume in Kwara, Kogi on January 18

Opeifa: We Have Restored Law, Order in Apapa

Expert Cautions FG against Politicisation of COVID-19 Vaccines Distribution

Passenger Traffic, Air Fares Drop after Yuletide

Custom Agents Clamour for National Shipping Policy to Check Malpractices


Nigerians desperately need country that works for all ‘Akaakar, Middle Belt Forum Treasurer

Insecurity in Nigeria is man-made ‘Oruche

ADP decries high rate of kidnappings, killings in South West

Appeal Court dismisses suit against Gov. Bello’s election

Mohammed, Saraki lack electoral value to fight Abdulrazak ‘Kwara APC elders

Umahi’ll contest presidency in 2023 ‘Ebonyi APC

Learn PDP’s pattern of accountability to electorate, Wike tells politicians

Lai Mohammed, Saraki lack electoral value to fight Abdulrazaq ‘ APC Kwara elders

We’ve achieved revenue increase from passenger service charge ‘Yadudu, FAAN boss

Nigeria’s debt profile hits N32tr ‘NBS

MAN kicks against increase in electricity tariff

96 firms jostle for NNPC pipeline, depots rehabilitation

Rivers, 3 others miss out on N123.348bn W’Bank grant

Customs recovers N1.752bn from importers, smugglers

COVID-19 has depleted ranks of nations leadership Obasanjo

106 enlist for community policing in Bayelsa

Edo primary school teachers best treated in the country SUBEB chairman

SSANU, NASU ask Buhari to sack Adamu, Ngige

IPOB vows to resist new S East vigilance group

Kukah: Nigeria hasnt recovered from wounds of civil war 51 years



Two police inspectors, 1 other die in Kogi accident

WHO allays fears of Africans over new coronavirus variant

Schools Resumption: Jan 18 date stands ‘ Education Ministry

UGANDAN ELECTION: RAYLF MD, Bello Bala Shagari condemns intimidation of Bobiwine

Buhari has failed woefully, want to lie through to end of tenure ‘ Junaid

51 YEARS AFTER: How to avert another civil war’ Adebanjo, Amechi, Yakassai, Kukah, Igali, others

We’re struggling with debts; be fair in criticism’ Buhari

FUEL SUBSIDY: FG, Stakeholders advocate shift to autogas

FG inaugurates Steering C’ttee on N50bn EEFP

Nigeria’s debt stock rises to N32.22trn ‘ NBS

World Bank to invest $5bn in Africa’s drylands

Trump ban sets ‘dangerous’ precedent ‘ Twitter CEO

Tomori’s future is at Chelsea, Lampard insists

Previous COVID-19 infection gives some immunity, says health body

FG to NASS: We spent N63.8bn between March, June 2020 to fight COVID-19

96 firms bid for rehabilitation of NNPC downstream infrastructures

You failed, PDP replies Buhari over performance claims

Infrastructure: Stop unending excuses, emulate Wike’s example, Abaribe slams FG

Kukah: We will judge Buhari by his actions, not words ‘ CAN

January 18 schools’ resumption date stands,says Minister

WHO summons emergency meeting over virus variants


No Plans To Impose Another Lockdown- PTF

Inferno Kills Mother, 2 Children In Bauchi

FG Flags Off Public Works Creation For 27,000 Unemployed Borno Youths

Be Fair In Your Criticism, PMB Tells Nigerians

Kwara APC Crisis Intensifies As Elders Carpet Lai, Saraki.

Pope Francis, ex-Pope Benedict Receive COVID-19 Vaccine


CBN issues framework for quick response code payments in Nigeria

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 1,479 new cases as total rises to 105,478

Alaafin: A restructuring icon’s 50 years on the throne

Popular Muslim cemetery in S/Africa full as COVID-19 deaths mount

Covid-19 vaccines: Kano gets highest allocation as Cross River gets 1023 doses for its 3.8 million population

Your govt brought reversal of fortune to Nigerians, PDP tells Buhari

Nigeria requires $4bn annually to increase access to clean, renewable energy ‘ FG

FG to commission database centre for GIS acquisition, use

January 18 schools resumption: FG urges strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols

Appeal Court dismisses suit challenging Yahaya Bello’s election

UI SSANU, NASU urge FG to pay earned allowances, minimum wage arrears

FG sets up implementation committee on N50bn export expansion facility programme

96 companies bid for rehabilitation of NNPC downstream infrastructure

South-West speakers rally support for Tinubu’s rumoured presidential ambition


Fashola gives traders two weeks to vacate damaged Lagos Airport road flyover

Soldiers beat up VIO personnel for impounding colleagues car

Mother, two children die in Bauchi fire

Nursing mothers, babies feared kidnapped in Kaduna

2020: Troops killed 2,403 criminals

Amotekun operative dismissed for killing man in Ibadan

Virus pandemic opportunity to revamp health sector

WHO, Africa CDC to deliver 900m vaccine doses

Fed Govt raises panel on N50b export expansion facility

Nigeria needs $4b for renewable energy

96 firms jostle for downstream rehabilitation contracts

Court urged to inspect $9.8m, 74,000 seized from ex-NNPC GMD

World Bank plans over $5b investment in Africas drylands

Soldiers beat up VIO operatives for impounding colleagues car

Kwara Gov refunds women who built schools with personal funds

Criticize us fairly, Buhari appeals to Nigerian elite

Nigeria has not recovered from civil war Kukah

IPPIS, N40bn EAA, others: NASU, SSANU meet on possible industrial action

Davido backs Bobi Wine for Ugandan presidential election

Third Mainland Bridge reopens Feb. 15, says Fashola


NNPC to focus on gas, condensates for revenue growth

NSE to x-ray 2020 market activities, provide 2021 outlook

Osinbajo urges stakeholders to find cheaper means of oil production

Special works jobs: : 27,000 youths, women to be employed in Borno

ECOWAS Ambassadors advocate peace, security in its regions

Malabo: FG meets with agric stakeholders, partners to end hunger by 2025

BREAKING: Schools resume January 18, says FG

Cross Rivers State plan to introduce dress code for Civil Servants workers react

FG gives additional N123bn performance grants to states

NCAC pledges commitment to peaceful co-existence


Northern elders to elite: Rescue Nigeria from failed leaders

NSCDC deploys 1,926 personnel for Kano LG poll

New COVID-19 variants not cause for concern – NCDC

COVID-19: We haven’t declared fresh lockdown – FG

Executing the 774,000 jobs scheme

What impeachment means for Trump, Biden and America

Kidnappers demand N60m ransom for petrol dealer in Ekiti


School reopening: No going back on Jan 18 date ‘ FG

Nigerian Stock Market Gains N325bn on Enhanced Buying Interest

Nicole Young Claims Dr Dre Held Gun To Her Head Twice

Fashola Reassures Public on Reopening of Third Mainland Bridge Feb. 15

Management of EEDC Rewards, Promotes 521 Staffs

Threatening Bishop Kukah Unlawful ‘ CAN Warns Muslim Group

2023: Why Yahaya Bello Deserves To Be President ‘ Kogi Speaker

Court remands 2 pastors for brainwashing congregants to disown parents, burn certificates


China bans two WHO coronavirus investigators from entering country after positive antibody tests

SERG Congratulates New Ohanaeze President General, Amb. George Obiozor

Two killed in failed kidnap in Igabi local government area

Committee on N50bn export facility inaugurated in Abuja

You Failed, PDP Replies Buhari Over Performance Claims

COVID-19 deleting patriotic Nigerian leaders Obasanjo

Kogi govt issues new directives to schools over resumption date


Lagos still in the lead as Nigeria confirms 1,479 new COVID-19 cases

Digital merchant payments can help de-risk local business environments, here is how

No evidence yet new COVID variant responsible for increased transmission in Nigeria, says NCDC

Nutrition extension agents, home economics crucial in tackling malnutrition, says expert

COVID-19: Nigeria dismisses lockdown news, says expecting 10m doses of vaccines

From ambulance service to ICU bed space, COVID-19 patients face mounting costs

COVAX to distribute vaccines to Africa by June ‘ WHO Africa


Atiku Will Restructure Nigeria If Elected President In 2023 ‘ Alozie

COVID-19: Onuesoke Foundation Embarks On Three -Week Sensitisation

COVID-19: LASUCOM Hostel Shut Down As Three Students Test Positive

LASU Shuts Hostels As 3 Students Test Positive For COVID-19

Disregard Misinformation On Lockdown, FG Advises Nigerians

Lagos Govt Will Not Condone Arbitrariness By Officials- Commissioner

Just In: KACCIMA Begs Buhari To Open MAKIA For International Operation


COVID-19 Second Wave: PDP seeks dissolution of PTF

Court dismisses suit against Gov Akeredolu’s nomination

Ultimatum: Presidency urges Kukah, religious group on mutual respect

Cholera kills 14 in Benue

I’m ready to apologise if shown where I insulted Islam ‘ Kukah

How insecurity affects our livelihoods ‘ Birnin-Gwari residents

NCAC partners NYSC on skills acquisition for youths

NECO releases 2020 result with 894,101 candidates scores 5 credits in English, Mathematics


Amotekun kills 21-year-old boy in Ibadan

Varsity workers set for nationwide strike over MoU

Buhari: I’ve struggled to pay debt, invest in projects

PDP to president: Your govt has failed Nigerians

CAN to Buhari: No harm should befall Kukah

COVID-19 vaccines: Nigeria to receive 10m doses by March ‘ Minister

FG: Students, teachers must wear face masks in schools

Budget deficit: Lagos mulls N100bn bond issuance


Uneasy calm as bandits kidnap 4 babies, nursing mothers, 10 others in Kaduna

Appeal Court strikes out suit challenging Yayaha Bello’s election

N703m award: Appeal Court reserves judgment in Copyright infringement suit

Crystal Palace to fine Eze for Covid-19 breach

NLO states criteria for league commencement


Amotekun Operatives mistakenly shoots 21 yr-old dead in Ibadan

Kidnappers abducted 4 nursing mothers, others

Teachers, students must ensure full compliances with COVID 19 protocols Adamu

ASUU debunks claims of opposing school resumption date, 18th Jan

Intelligence: North Central not cooperating with military -DHQ

Kano PDP crisis deepens

NDDC: Ibom Patriots warns against ethnic-infused struggles

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