Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Nigerians should diversify income sources to fight recession Ex-President of CIBN, Ajibola

2023: Why we are forming new political movement -Okorocha

Telcos submit 43 million NINs to NIMC for verification

Equity market down by N40bn on profit takings

Naira struggles for stability as external reserves gain

First cargo of Nigerias new crude, Anyala, set for Europe

CBN to review new products of licensed institutions

No oil spill from our Bayelsa field, says Chevron

Oyo demands details as FG faults building approvals along highways

Farmers predict maize price crash over strategic release

Nigerias nine-month oil export earnings fall by $1.24bn

School resumption: NUT meets Thursday over COVID-19 rules, partial compliance recorded

Religious fanatics twisting Kukahs statement to divert attention -Soyinka

Director demoted by Magu emerges as head of EFCC Academy

ACP bags life sentence for receiving stolen vehicle

Bandits kidnap prof, kill son, three others in fresh Kaduna attacks

Nigeria has enough facilities to store COVID-19 vaccine NPHCDA boss

Suspected militants attack Akwa Ibom ship facility, demands N20m

Obaseki presented two UI certificates, forensic expert alleges

Senate silent as Buhari ignores National Assembly, appoints DG NDE

Police recover cash, arms from kidnappers in Niger

Amotekun alleges Oyo Okada operators working for kidnappers

Akeredolu orders herdsmen out of forest reserves, restricts grazing

35 bandits, soldier killed in Zamfara operation

Staggered attendance will curb spread of COVID-19 Lagos

Ogun plans security meeting over alleged Army, herdsmen collusion

Two suspected kidnappers killed, victims rescued in Plateau

Cross River demolishes suspected kidnappers houses, brothel

CAN seeks unity, mourns Catholic priest, brother still missing

Nigerian group asks Biden to back Okonjo-Iweala

COVID-19: FG releases N10bn for domestic vaccines production

Kukah gets Popes special appointment on human development

Biden inaugural rehearsal evacuated amid fire near Capitol

Capitol rioter hoped to sell Pelosi laptop to Russia, says FBI

NDLEA seizes 21.9kg cocaine at Abuja airport, begins probe

Sergeant threatens police brutality panel member, begs for forgiveness

Lagos to auction 88 vehicles seized for traffic violation

Resumption: My child contracted COVID-19 last term, says Comedian, Owen Gee

2023: Use wisdom not power, Ooni urges Tinubu campaigners

Plateau police kill two suspected kidnappers, rescue victims

Police arrest eight cultists for murder in Ogun

2023 Presidency: North wants to divide South-West, says Adeyeye

COVID-19: Avoid second lockdown, PTF warns Nigerians

Why Biden wont support Buharis govt Utomi

Suspected kidnappers houses, brothel demolished in Calabar                                                                               


Attacks on Kukah Unwarranted, Says Soyinka, Insists Christmas Homily Twisted

Buhari Pledges Nigeria’s Commitment to Promotion of Good Governance

Marwa Takes over at NDLEA, Vows to Combat Drug Abuse

NLNG Blames Supply Deficit for Rising Price of Cooking Gas

Akeredolu Orders Herdsmen Out of Ondo Forests

PDP Tasks Buhari on Abduction, Killing of Security Operatives

SOKAPU: Bandits Displaced 160,000 People in Southern Kaduna

Bishop Kukah Gets New Appointment at Vatican City

30 Bandits, NAF Personnel Killed in Zamfara

Man Jailed for Defrauding American of N19.6m

Katsina Secures Release of Nine Kidnapped Nigeriens

NDLEA Intercepts 21.9kg of Cocaine at Abuja Airport

After Court Victory, Director Demoted By Magu Emerges Head of …

Chidoka: Policy Inconsistency Stifling Investments

Okowa Applauded for Attracting $40m Manufacturing Firm to Delta

NERC Set to Hear BEDCs Petition against Asaba Firm

INEC Seeks Punishment for Alleged Perpetrators of Electoral Fraud


Only equity, justice’ll avert another civil war ‘Yerima Shettima

APC faults PDP’s claim of 3,000 defections in Abia

2023: Only N’Central, S’East yet to produce president ‘Kogi speaker

PDP tasks Buhari on killed security operatives

2023: IPOB, Kanu under attack over comments against Igbo presidency

Support Obiozor to realise 2023 presidency ‘ Coalition

North, South should support president of Igbo extraction in 2023 ‘Abba Gana

Insecurity: We can’t run away from state police ‘AIG Ogunsakin

2023 elections: South West Agenda launches on Tuesday for Tinubu

Banks ready to fund Lagos rail projects ‘Egube, Budget & Planning Commissioner

NNPC posts N1.22bn trading deficit

COVID-19: Nigerian ports to witness shortfall of cargo import

Oyo undermining completion of Ibadan-Ilorin Road construction, says FG

Price of maize to crash as CBN-ABP releases 300,000 MT

Jonathans mission to The Gambia unites parties on new constitution

Resumption: Low turnout in schools over fear of COVID-19

CAN issues fresh guidelines for church operations


Leaving office, Trump has lowest approval rating of his presidency

NCDC to conduct 450 COVID-19 tests per LGA

Alleged N1.9bn fraud: Court orders trial of ex-Niger Gov Aliyu to continue

Chevron, host communities disagree over oil spill at Funiwa oilfield, Bayelsa

Soyinka warns against imputation of pronouncement as attack on faith

In spite of strides made, Kwara governor AbdulRazaq faces internal opposition

FG releases N10b for COVID-19 vaccine production

Profit-taking drags stock market capitalisation by N39 billion

Airlines groan over new protocol, restrictions in UK, U.S., others

First cargo of new Nigerian crude Anyala enroute Europe

Elumelu assures of shared prosperity, economic devt, acquires 45% in OML 17

How TECNO made customers smile amidst Covid-19

FG engages 27,000 Borno youths in public works

Stakeholders laud appointment of Nigerian as Coca-Cola CEO

Nigeria committed to good governance in Africa, Buhari insists

SOKAPU accuses Fed Govt of dividing Nigerians along ethnic, religious lines

EFCC docks ‘Mama Boko Haram’, others on fresh N41.7m fraud charge

WHO, China could have acted more quickly: pandemic response probe

Police arrest 247 suspects over banditry, kidnapping, culpable homicide in Niger in 2020


Residents yell as sea erodes embankment, houses in Delta community

Storm in Akwa Ibom over murder of UNIUYO student by pastor

FG’s pushing economy towards total collapse ‘ CISLAC

2023: Okorocha explains why he’s championing new political movement

Speaker, 28 other lawmakers support removal of Kwara APC Chair

Edo Election Tribunal: Forensic expert testifies on Obaseki’s UI certificate

Go tough on killers of security operatives, PDP charges Buhari

CBN provides N10bn intervention funds to Kano to revive industries ‘ Consortium

School resumption, a difficult decision, compliance level ‘impressive’ ‘ Lagos govt

Allow northern girls finish school before marrying them off, UBEC boss, Bobboy begs parents

How FUTA Deputy Registrar was murdered by suspected kidnappers

COVID-19 vaccines don’t contain microchip, alter DNA ‘ PTF

COVID-19: Nigeria records 77 deaths, conducts 100,000 tests in one week

COVID-19: Number of people testing positive, dying on increase in Imo ‘ Gov Uzodinma

Anxiety as NIN/SIM linkage deadline ends Tuesday

Kidnapping: Ayade demolishes 4 houses, brothel in Calabar

COVID-19: We never agreed on January 18 school’s resumption ‘ FG

School resumption: BUK set up COVID-19 protocol enforcement marshals

Robbery: Relatives, friends accuse Police, doctors of delay in death of David, IMB competition winner

We’ll not consider wealth in choosing successor of our late monarch ‘ Anambra community


Bagudu Releases N2.4bn For Constituency Projects

Motorcyclists Spying For Kidnappers, Bandits In Oyo ‘ Amotekun

PDP Decries Abduction, Killing Of Security Operatives

COVID-19: Delta Govt Nullifies Transfer Of 4,500 Teachers

COVID-19: Infection, Death Rate Spiking In Imo ‘ Uzodinma

Anxiety Over Rapid Spread Of COVID-19 As Schools Resume

Arrest Those Threatening Kukah, Soyinka Tells FG

CBN To Crash Price Of Maize With 300,000 Metric Tonnes Intervention

Golden Eaglets Lose WAFU U17 Cup To Cte d’Ivoire

APC Crisis: Party Leadership Summons Kwara Gov, Information Minister, Others, Move Consultations To Zone

Lagos Govt Urges Monarchs To Begin Public Awareness On COVID-19

Gunmen Abduct Travellers In Osun

Expect Fire For Fire Across Southwest, Akeredolu Tells Kidnappers, Others


Let’s do everything possible to avoid another lockdown, PTF tells Nigerians

Nigeria records 1,617 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 112,004

Oredo Council boss donates van to vigilante to fight crime

Buhari re-appoints Saliu as MD of Benin-Owena River Basin Authority

Prices of maize may drop as ABP plans to release 300,000 metric tonnes

Covid-19: UK now has highest death rate in the world

Entire US Capitol complex on lockdown due to external security threat

Local equities market halts gains, sheds N39.5bn

Madu takes over as acting NSCDC CG, as Gana bows out

One operative killed, three injured as Air Force kills 30 bandits in Zamfara

Igboho’s ultimatum: Fulanis send SOS to Oyo govt

Kwara APC crisis: Lai Mohammed faction adamant on removal of party chairman


COVID-19 test not required from returning students, says Fed Govt

Ondo orders herders to quit forest

20 per cent of COVID-19 tests returns positive, says PTF

Five die in Ogun community kingship tussle

Obaseki swears in eight high court judges

Chevron denies oil spill from Bayelsa facility

Alleged N1.9b fraud: Court reverses ex-CJs transfer of Babangida Aliyus trial

Dogara not our member, APC tells court

Obasekis certificate issue re-echoes before tribunal

EFCC arraigns Mama Boko Haram for N41.7m fraud

New political force coming, says Okorocha

FCT High Court stays proceedings in magistrate court case

How my installation was stalled, by APC chieftain

Jonathans romance with APC triggers anxiety in PDP

Large-cap stocks drag equities to N39b loss

NCC begins forensic audit of telcos over data depletion

IMF to press private, public banks on debt restructuring

Nigerians in US design Aso Ebi for Biden/Harris Inauguration

Alleged N1.9b fraud: Court reverses transfer of former Gov Aliyus trial

Soyinka backs Kukah on Christmas speech

Bandits release nine Nigeriens in Katsina


Igbos scattered like sheep without a herder since Ojukwus death COSEYL

Group urged women to take the lead in driving growth, development

Kidnapping: Gov. Akeredolu Issues 7 Days Ultimatum To Fulani Herdmen To Vacant Ondo

Buhari okays nomination of Fikpo as Acting NDE Boss

NYSC boss warns Corps members against night journeys

Darkness Envelopes FUTA As Suspected Herdsmen Kill Deputy Registrar

2023: IPOBs position on Igbo presidency has vindicates us Southeast professionals

How Lagos will fund N192.494bn deficit


Female kidnapper, 3 others arrested in Kano

FUTA deputy registrar attacked by bandits dead

143 communities in Southern Kaduna displaced by insecurity – SOKAPU

9 foreign nationals rescued from bandits in Katsina

15 million Nigerians use hard drugs – FG

29m SIMs not yet linked to NINs as deadline expires today

Coronavirus kills 77 Nigerians in 1 week

Insecurity: Show concern to citizens’ plight, PDP tells Buhari

2023: Why we’re forming new political movement – Okorocha

Again, EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’ on fresh N41.7m fraud charge


Christians in Boko Haram: ‘It’s a lie from the pit of hell’ ‘ Fani-Kayode tackles Zulum

Oil Leakage: Chevron, Bayelsa Host Community On Warpath

University of Calabar to Resume Feb. 5 ‘ Vice Chancellor

2 suspected bandits arrested after shooting at fishermen in Kaduna

Nigeria must abolish state of origin to develop ‘ Bishop

Cross River Security Demolishes 4 Houses of Suspected Kidnappers


Five reasons Nigeria’s energy sector not better five years after

COVID-19 and the necessity of invention: Five trends to watch

Why property value in Lagos Island slumps as Banana Island remains most expensive destination

In honour of our fallen heroes’ sacrifices, let’s build a better country

AfCFTA: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats

FG’s economic sustainability plan at risk as cement prices soar

Why Globeleq is investing in Nigeria against the odds

CAMA 2020: CAC wields big stick, classifies companies as inactive


Tinubu Regards Me As His Leader And Elder Brother ‘Olusi

Why PDP Will Win The Next Election In Anambra State ‘Ozigbo

Lalong Commends Secretaries To 19 Northern States For Efforts On Regional Growth

2023: Kogi Lawmakers Visit Ebonyi To Seek Support For Bello’s Presidential Ambition

Bishop Kukah’s Timely Intervention In A Turbulent Period

Youths In Kafanchan Protest Over Epileptic Power Supply, Hike In Electricity Tariff

Chevron, Host Communities Disagree Over Oil Spill At Funiwa Oilfield, Bayelsa

NEMA Boss Promises Regular Training To Equip Workers For Emergencies

British Seafood Exporters Protest ‘Unworkable’ Brexit Deal

Alleged N1.9bn Fraud: Court Orders Trial Of Ex-Niger Gov Aliyu To Continue

COVID-19: Lagos Monitors Resumption, Visits Schools


774,000 Jobs: Cttees to monitor implementation in 36 states set-up

Resist attempts to throw country into war, Nigerians warned

Banditry: NAF mourns, as Aircraftman Sunday Enwa pays the supreme price

Girl-child education, vital to National Development- UBEC

No COVID 19 test requirement for school resumption, FG warns teachers

Kwara APC crisis: Lai Mohammed, Gov Abdulrasaq fail to reach truce at party meeting

Dr. Okwenna warns investors to stay away from government properties in Anambra


Schools resume amid coronavirus concerns

Akeredolu orders herders out of Ondo forest reserves

COVID-19: FG releases N10bn for vaccines’ production

No COVID-19 test required for students’ resumption ‘ FG

APC to court: Dogara not our member

Soyinka: Quit notice to Kukah, extremist instigation

Counter Insurgency: 1,182 soldiers held in Maiduguri custodial centre


Insecurity: Canada to provide $10m support to Nigeria

Kwara crisis: Take your grouse to the zone, APC orders Lai, Saraki

Amotekun boss Togun: Okada riders from neighbouring countries spying for bandits

Golden Eaglets succumb to WAFU U17 Cup defeat

Bandits kill 4 people in Giwa, Igabi, Zaria LGAs

FCT Police nab ‘notorious impersonator

EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’ on fresh N41.7m fraud charge

Police officers’ mess Onikan not for sale ‘ IGP

A/Ibom: Militants attack shipyard, destroy over N60m facilities


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *