Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, 2 February, 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Stray bullets kill bystanders as US shootings soar

24 dead, dozens injured as flooding hits Ecuador capital

Nigerian rice can compete, match foreign brands, says Emefiele

Why FG cant tackle illegal oil bunkering, refining -Wike

Amaechi administration planned to convert Rivers assets to personal possession -Wike

Three days to deadline, APC yet to inform INEC of convention

2023: Ill declare presidential ambition at appropriate time, says Atiku

NCAA begins re-certification of Lagos, Abuja airports, meets FAAN

6.6 million Nigerians become MTN shareholders, telco rakes in N111.75bn

FG one-year rent bill passes second reading in Senate

Abuja diplomats estate battles developers, hoodlums injure four

Kidnap epidemic: Gunmen abduct ex-LG chair, four others in Ekiti

23-year-old bags life imprisonment for raping Lagos teenager

20 suspected oil thieves nabbed in Rivers, 11 trucks, 10 cars seized

Four killed, others injured in Ondo, Ogun road crashes

Gunmen abduct farmer, workers on Ondo farm, negotiate N100m ransom

CRiver female traders protest relocation, cite bad road, poor sales

COVID-19: Nigeria records 159 additional infections

Alcohol, sugar, unhealthy food responsible for low sperm Expert

Katsina targets 700,000 people for its health insurance scheme

Obasanjo fumes over fire in Benue farm, Ortoms orders probe

Lagos kingship: Family defends MC Oluomo, says hes our candidate

Convicted Mainas N2.7bn fraud approved by Oronsaye EFCC

Portable: Trapped in an unending web of controversies

Court stops sacking of FUOYE Registrar

Attack by Biafra militants in Akwa Ibom fake news, says Navy

JUST IN: Yoruba actor, Tafa Oloyede, is dead


Attempted Coup in Guinea-Bissau Sends Jitters Across Africa

To Stem HIV Tide, Buhari Launches N62bn Trust Fund to Fight…

Emefiele Inaugurates N15bn Rice Milling Factory in Kano

MTN’s Public Offer Oversubscribed by 139%

After Years of Silence, Ambode Urges Youths to Prepare for 2023

Moody’s Forecasts Phased Fuel Subsidy Removal will Pose Challenge to Incoming…

32 Months After, US Reintroduces Limited No-interview Visa Renewal in Nigeria

El-Rufai: There’s No Phenomenon Like Repentant Bandits, Terrorists

INEC: Proliferation of Small Arms, Light Weapons, Hard Drugs, Insurgents, Threat…

Buni-led Committee at Old Game of Political Brinkmanship, Says Kwara APC…

Falana Writes West African Leaders, Seeks Preventive Measures Against Coups

Shelve Your Presidential Bid, Clark Tells Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, Others

Ortom Sad over Burnt Obasanjo’s Farm, Orders Full Scale Investigation

APC UK Advises Party to Postpone February Convention

Rivers Communities Threaten to Shutdown NLNG Train 7 Project

Completion of Lekki Seaport is Solution to Apapa Gridlock, Says Sanwo-Olu

Emmanuel: Why I Preferred Pastor Eno as My Successor in 2023

Oyo Killings: House Asks Customs to Pay N390m to Victims’ Families

Rent Bill: Abuja Shylock Landlords Threatening My Life, Adeyemi Alleges

House to FG: Get N’ Assembly’s Approval Before Touching Savings

Arrested Zamfara Terrorist Confesses Killing over 20 People

Electoral Bill: PDP Lawmakers Accuse APC Govs of Plotting to Scuttle…

Buhari: FG Poised to Halt Future Industrial Action By ASUU

Court Rejects Request to Stop Inauguration of Elected Abia APC Chairman

FG Approves Resumption of Emirates Flight Operations to Nigeria

CAN Debunks Endorsing Kogi Gov for Presidency

100 for 100 Policy: CBN Disburses N23bn to Manufacturers

Fashola: Aggressive Work to Resume on Road Projects After Release of SUKUK Funds

FG Inaugurates Ministerial Power Sector Monitoring, Evaluation Group

Nigerian Cocoa Farmers Losing $400 per Tonnes to West Africa Counterparts


2023: Ill make my intention known when time comes Atiku

Pandemonium as APC factions clash in Osun

Ex-APC Reps to meet over party affairs, national convention

INEC disqualifies 1 party, clears 17 for Ekiti guber poll

N4.2trn Debt Service: Economy in real crisis – Lawan

Nigerian equities defy global decline as investors gain N1.94trn in January

Gunmen kill 3 soldiers, 4 vigilantes, 4 villagers, burn houses in Niger

Bandits killed 1,192, kidnapped 3,348, injured 891 in 2021 El-Rufai

Pressure mounts on Buhari to sign Electoral bill into law

N2.9bn fraud: EFCC deployed to scuttle my 2023 presidential race Okorocha

Tension, as arsonists raze Delta kings palace

Were asset not liability to PDP, Nigeria Wike


NAPTIP nabs transnational human trafficker, rescues three

Security officer rescues three persons from sex slavery in Rivers

NEMA distributes relief materials to communities affected by communal crises, flood in Enugu

Nigeria-UK holds security, defence partnership dialouge in London

MTN’s offer records 139.4% over-subscription as 6.6m Nigerians become shareholders

FG explains role of communications satellite in 5G network deployment

COVID-19 and acceleration of digital transformation in Nigeria

South South raises bar for PDP presidential aspirants

Atiku’s wife confirms divorce rumours, clarifies row over assets

FG earns N1tr from privatisation, amid calls for transparency

Gunmen kill ex-administrator, abduct over 50 persons in Kaduna, Katsina

Stakeholders fear border closure may cripple economy

WHO warns ‘premature’ to declare victory over Covid

South South raises bar for PDP presidential aspirants

Atiku’s wife confirms divorce rumours, clarifies row over assets

Igbo presidency will end agitations, ensure peace, say Ohanaeze, Nwobodo

Gunmen kill ex-administrator, abduct over 50 persons in Kaduna, Katsina

Police rescue 113 teens from illegal rehabilitation home, nab operators

Falana warns of more coups in West Africa as heavy gunfire rocks govt palace in Guinea Bissau

Wike challenges Amaechi’s aides to present documents over aircraft claim

Nigeria lost $4b to oil theft last year, says Elumelu

Avert another #EndSARS experience, group tells Buhari, IGP

Navy refutes reported attack on its officers by militants

FG earns N1tr from privatisation, amid calls for transparency

Buhari moves against AIDS, HIV with N62.1b trust fund

Gunfire heard in Guinea-Bissau, West African bloc says ‘attempted coup

Rampant graft under South Africa’s Zuma detailed in new report

Reps seek review of Cocoa, commodity laws

Six feared dead in Mozambique floods 


Bunkering: CDS urged to investigate allegations against military personnel

Sealing of Lagos Archbishop residence by LASG, false ‘ CAN

Reps want thorough probe, justice for slain Hanifa Abubarkar in Kano

Ekiti guber: No better candidate than Kolawole- Ayu

NIMASA Boss donates relief items, Covid-19 PPEs to Borno, other two north-east states

Anambra roads blocks: Lawyer serves Anambra govt, Attorney-General, CP Form 48

Gbagi vows to execute Itsekiri agenda in 3 Warri LGAs

2023: Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, other presidential aspirants from North must jettison idea of contesting ‘ Clark

2023: I’ll contest Presidential election if” Peter Obi

APC conventon: Niger gov, NASS caucus endorse Sani Musa as national chair

APC Convention: Olusegun declares for national youth leadership, assures of inclusiveness

Hoodlums invade Lagos church, attack pastor, guards over land dispute

Electricity, bad road, our biggest challenge ‘ Imo rice mill

FG will honour promises to ASUU ‘ Buhari

Wike to Rivers: Disregard reports I’ve been picked to Vice Atiku

PDP raises alarm over alleged plots to scuttle FCT elections


2023 Presidency: Quit Race, Southern Leaders Tell Atiku, Tambuwal, Saraki, Others

Reps Chide President Buhari Over Unapproved Spending Of Nation’s Savings

US Launches ‘No-Interview Visa Renewals’ For Nigerians

Killings: Sultan Seeks Effective Implementation Of Security Policies

Coup Scare In Guinea-Bissau, Whereabouts Of President, PM Unknown

Over-regulation Killing Businesses, Osinbajo Tells Regulatory Agencies

It’s A Baby Girl’, Fans Guess Sex Of Rihanna’s Expected Baby

Law To Stop Annual Rent Payment In FCT Underway In Senate

JUST-IN: Gunmen Abduct 10 Farmers In Ondo

2023: I Am Not Atiku’s Running Mate ‘ Wike

No More Excuses, Sign Electoral Bill Now, PDP Lawmakers Tell Buhari


I was promised N30m to produce, deliver human parts for ritual,Suspected ritual killer confesses

Killer herdsmen in Ondo communities:Set farms, villages ablaze in Molege

I had sex with Sofiat before we cut off her head, removed flesh from her thigh for money ritual ‘Lover boy

Delta CJ tasks magistrates on quick justice dispensation

Shaibu commends Edo varsity as school’s health centre offers free medical services

Fix East-West road, constitute NDDC board, Delta monarch charges FG

Designating bandits as terrorists not enough, clampdown on them, Ibadan Catholic Bishops tells FG

Local stock market maintains bullish trend into February, investors gain N263bn

Ritual killings: Ifa oracle doesn’t support use of human parts for wealth ‘ Traditional worshippers

Oyo Police begin physical, credential screening exercise for NPF recruitment applicants

Settle us, we are tired of negotiation, UNIZIK ASUU tells FG

Insecurity in Niger State pathetic, unfortunate ‘ Atiku

APC Convention: Former Rep members hold crucial meeting Thursday


Group urges Buhari, governors to uphold Muslim women’s rights

Despite COVID-19 hit, Nigeria’s health system still solid, says…

WHO: it’s premature to declare victory over pandemic

Ortom orders full probe into Obasanjo farm fire

Court restrains FUOYE, NUC from replacing Registrar, Bursar

Alleged N2b fraud: Court admits Maina’s judgment in Oronsaye’s,…

2023: Atiku consults with IBB in Minna

We will honour our promises but consider our economic constraints, Buhari tells ASUU

Why Amaechi didn’t hand over to me, by Wike

U.S. begins no interview for visa renewal in Nigeria


Hijab: There’s ‘sinister plot’ to frustrate Muslim girl’s education – Coalition

FG’ll honour agreements with ASUU – Buhari

FOI: Malami tasks MDAs on compliance

World Hijab Day: Coalition urges N/Assembly to pass religious discrimination prohibition bill

Thugs Attack Aregbesola’s Supporters in Osun

Ekiti guber: INEC bars Boot Party, clears 17 others

You must change orientation towards business, Osinbajo charges regulatory agencies

US Consulate begins ‘No-Interview’ visa renewals

FG, private sector launch over N62.1bn HIV trust fund of Nigeria

Gombe CAN protests ‘undue interference’ of security agents

Air Peace blames flight delays on weather, apologises to passengers

Divorce: Atiku’s estranged wife flees, gives reason


How zoning may disrupt 2023 electoral process

The resurgence of coups in West Africa

Lack of options confines PFAs to fixed income assets

US Consulate explains new visa programme, says not drop box

Experts list what to consider before making investment decisions

Plagued by decrepit pipelines, Nigeria failing to meet OPEC quota as oil inches near $100

Time to deepen democracy with technology

4.4m youths reached through interventions from Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria


Postpone February convention, APC UK tells partys NEC

Over 1000 children abducted in North East in 8yrs-UNICEF

N17.126trillion 2022 budget may face revenue loss

CSOs partners with National Assembly on transparency for better performance

Religious, traditional leaders urged to use influence to ensure girls go to school


Completion Of Lekki Port Final Solution To Apapa Gridlock ‘Sanwo-Olu

Why NASS Canvasses Stronger Capital Market Regulations

Customs Generates N147m Revenue At Ondo-Ekiti Comman

Wealth Does Not Guarantee Peace Of Mind’ ‘ DJ Cuppy

COVID-19: Only New Generation Anti-Viral Drugs Can End Pandemic, Not Vaccine, Mass Testing ‘ WHO


FCT poll: INEC submits black spots to security agencies

Wike: Nobody can undermine S’South for PDP Presidential ticket

2023: Clark urges Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal to quit presidential race

El-Rufai: 9 persons kidnapped daily in Kaduna

Borrowing for consumption, threat to Nigeria’s economy ‘Obi

Relief as US lifts suspension on ‘drop box’ visa applications for Nigerians

Osinbajo: FG rakes in N1trn from privatisation proceeds

Study links diet high in meat to multiple sclerosis risk

Oil dips to $88.63 on supply speculation

NPA burdened by decaying port infrastructure

FG bars firms without valid licence from operating jetties

N50bn floating dock to operate under PPP

Digital lending platform market to hit $20.31bn by 2027


Bloody day as another coup attempt fails in West Africa, many dead

We will honour pact with ASUU ‘ Buhari

Buhari launches N62 billion HIV Trust Fund

2023: INEC charges in-house PR officers to protect polls’ integrity

Enugu 2023: Nwobodo reaffirms support for Nkanu East

PDP raises alarm over plots to scuttle FCT polls

Minister, urges ERC, tertiary institutions to strengthen relationship

Equity market sustains growth, gains N262bn

How we are addressing Apapa gridlock challenge ‘ Sanwo-Olu

Nigeria’s forex turnover declines in January, 2022

Currency in circulation reaches highest level of $3.33trn in December, 2021

Africa’s oil production falling due to lack of exploration of new reserves ‘ O’Hanlon

Convention: Sani Musa gets Niger governor’s endorsement as APC national chairman

APC Convention: Olusegun joins race for national youths leadership, assures of inclusiveness

APC chair: Akume has no running battle with any anti-corruption agency’ Campaign team

APC: Sani Musa gets Niger NASS caucus’s endorsement as national chairman

World NTD Day: 4 million at risk of Elephantiasis in Zamfara ‘ Commissioner

Why Ogoni cleanup project will outlive Buhari administration ‘ FG

Anambra: Man ‘murders, sets blind brother ablaze’ over family land

Federal revenue generating agencies: Why we can’t meet NASS N3trn annual revenue target

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