Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 3 February, 2022

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

LEADERSHIP

#Ukraine Tensions: US Trying To Draw Russia Into War, Says Putin

90% Of Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists Are Genuine ‘ Gov Zulum

Workers To Shut Down Aviation Sector Over Service Conditions, Minimum Wage

2023: Nigerian Youths Won’t Be Indifferent, Say Osinbajo Supporters

Despite Protest By CSOs, Senate Confirms ‘APC Member’, 6 Others As INEC Commissioners

Importers Warn Over Illegal Private Jetties Operation In Lagos

Insecurity: Ogun, Oyo Hold Maiden Joint Security Meeting

Nigeria Okays Flight Resumption From UAE As Emirates Begins Operations Feb 5

We Will Revise Approach To End Insurgency In North-East Soon ‘ Buhari

Reported Attack On Navy Personnel Fake News ‘ Official

PDP Condemns Alleged APC’s Assault On Its Gombe Office

PDP Raises The Alarm Over Plot To Scuttle FCT Elections

Court Dismisses Ibadan High Chiefs Suit Against Installation Of Olubadan

Delta Oil Community Protests Govt Neglect, Blocks Expressway

PUNCH

US Army to discharge soldiers who refuse COVID-19 vaccine

Well ensure justice for blind man killed by brother, says Obiano

UNEP, WHO to launch campaign against microplastics in cigarettes

BHaram forces children to attack families to demonstrate loyalty

Court fines Malami N200,000 for scuttling Kanu co-defendants trial

Community kicks as Rivers demolishes nine waterfront settlements

Lagos police boss warns men against unprofessional conducts

Ex-Supreme court registrars book for presentation Saturday

Orosanye on retirement when Maina embezzled N2.7bn pension fund EFCC

Ogun, Oyo to establish security team, plans CCTV on highways

Repentant bandits discouraging ex-colleagues from terrorism Zulum

Dont use youths as thugs, Abdusalami urges politicians

Despite latest promise, FG cant be trusted, says ASUU

Farmland leased to Obasanjo for 25 years, all parties settled Benue

Niger Delta women condemn Buharis silence on NDDC

Dearth of lecturers in Nigerian universities

Senate pledges support for NNPCs frontier exploration

Tanker crashes: IPMAN urges FG, South-East govs to fix roads

FG pays fuel transporters N22.7bn bridging claims

Technology can help boost food security, transparency in Nigeria AfDB president

Promissory notes: FG to pay N312bn to states, others in 2022

FG requests $600m WBank loan to fight erosion, others in northern states

Aviation unions vow to ground flights February 8 over minimum wage, others

FEC approves $328.87m railway consultancy services, N115.4bn Katsina road dualisation

Reps recommend 20-year imprisonment, assets forfeiture for fraudulent bankers

FG, states, LGs suffered N270bn shortfall in 2021 FAAC allocation

Stop unlicensed jetties from handling containers, importers urge FG

NSCDC threatens clampdown as Benue farmers flee with N296m loan

OPEC+ increases Nigerias production quota despite missing targets

How technology was used to boost food security in Nigeria AfDB President

90% repentant terrorists have truly surrendered, says Zulum

NBC sanctions Abuja radio station over discussion on NIA boss reappointment

APC behind attack on our Gombe offices PDP

2023: Tinubus consultations will favour Osinbajo, says group

Reps propose 20-year jail term, asset forfeiture for fraudulent bankers

THISDAY

Federal Government Puts Passport Booklets Printed in 2021 at 1.3 Million

FG to Review Cocoa/Commodity Laws, Develop National Cocoa Policy

Experts Laud Research to strengthen Cleft and Surgical Care in Nigeria

Police Rescue 113 Persons from Illegal Rehabilitation Centre in Kano

UNILAG Debunks Rumour of Attempted Kidnap on Campus

UNODC: Boko Haram has Recruited about 8,000 Children in War against Nigeria

Presidential Aide Proposes Allocation of Crude Oil to ‘Illegal’ Refiners

Buhari Seeks Senate’s Confirmation for Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NDIC Nominees

Era of Massive Shift from Insurgency to Peace, Devt is Here, Buhari Tells Northeast People

Senate Confirms Seven Nominees as INEC Commissioners

CNN President, Jeff Zucker Resigns over Sexual Relationship with Key Lieutenant,…

Report: Nigeria, Other African Start-ups Raised $477m Across 91 Deals in…

In Gun Duel, Combined Security Operatives Kill Three Kidnappers along Benin-Ekpoma…

FG Launches Nigeria Integrated Energy Planning Tool Today

National Social Security Commission Bill Scales Second Reading in Senate

Zulum: Over 90% of Repentant Boko Haram Terrorists Have Turned over…

NSCDC Withdraws Personnel from Lawmaker for Sponsoring Bill to Scrap Agency

PSC, Police, Reach Truce on Recruitment of 10,000 Constables

Bayelsa APC Alleges Plots by PDP to Scuttle National Convention

House Passes Bill Stipulating 20 Years Imprisonment for Fraudulent Bank Staff…

Police Rescue 113 Persons from Illegal Rehabilitation Centre in Kano

SUN

Nigeria gets OPECs nod for 1,718,000 bpd crude production

Aviation unions to embark on strike Feb 8 over conditions of service

FEC approves N115.4 billion to dualise Katsina carriageway

Lagos residents set for legal battle with NERC, Ikeja Electric, others over billing, extortion

Igbos dont believe in making noise to produce Buharis successor Simon Okeke

Alleged N2bn fraud: Court admits Mainas judgment as exhibit against Oronsaye

Court orders AMCON to unfreeze 17 bank accounts belonging to Benue govt

Over 90% of repentant Boko Haram members are genuine Zulum

Plateau by-election: APC declares party primaries inconclusive in Jos North/Bassa

FG laments threats on nations security

Security operatives kill 3 suspected kidnappers in Edo

NBA wants criminal justice act domesticated in Borno

Death of Nigerian student in Ukraine: FG to take action over alleged negligence by institution

Absence of prosecution witness stalls trial of murder suspects in Delta

Delta 2023: Edevbie vows to restore masterplan

FEC approves N115.4 billion to dualise Katsina carriageway

Breaking: Alleged Terrorism: Court slams N200,000 fine on AGF for stalling trial of Nnamdi Kanus co- defendant

Court dismisses suit challenging validity of APC ward congress in Osun

GUARDIAN

Experts differ on appointment of politicians to head security agencies

Okowa restates PDP’s resolve to take over at federal level

Ekiti APC has no validly nominated guber candidate, Bamidele insists

No policeman will breach Lagosians fundamental rights under my watch, Alabi assures

Ekiti police parade 12 ex- convicts for robbery, rape, unlawful possession of firearms

Group accuses police, Ebonyi government of covering up abduction of five engineers

Two die in tanker explosion along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Biden relaunches cancer ‘moonshot’ to halve death rate

More than 50 killed in DR Congo machete attack

Nigeria must invest in research for faster energy transition, says minister

Nigeria, UAE end diplomatic row, reactivate flight operations

Profit taking in 33 stocks drags capitalisation by N98 billion

NULGE seeks establishment of EFCC, ICPC in local council offices to tackle corruption

Hospitals without funding threaten poor Nigerians

FEC okays N115.4b, $328.87m for Katsina highway, railway

Delta PDP yet to resolve governorship zoning ahead 2023

Again, Rivers exco gives approval to access N15b CBN fund

Court fines AGF Malami for truncating trial of Kanu’s co-defendants

NDLEA wants partnership in fight against substance abuse

Reps to investigate recruitment into NSITF, other agencies under ministry of Labour

Buhari to Nigerians: ‘You’ll soon witness massive shift from insurgency to peace, stability

VANGUARD

Senate moves to establish Commission to cater for poor, aged Nigerians

Ortom lied on clearing salary, pension arrears- BMO

2023: Group advises political parties on zoning presidency

OPEC to adjust upward monthly production by 0.4 mb/d

Truck crushes 3, injures 1 on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Reps to consider provision, recommendation in ICAN amendment Bill to serve desired goal

Crude Oil: OPEC daily basket price now $90.46 per barrel

FG gets $600m World Bank loan to tackle land degradation in 19 northern states, FCT

FG, Duke, Henshaw, others lost over N45bn worth of property in Calabar #EndSARS protest ‘ Senate

Troops neutralize 3 kidnappers along Auchi-Benin Road, recover arms

Retired Imo police officers drag IGP, Police Service Commission to court over alleged ‘fraudulent pension scheme

Delta North monarchs meet, back formation of pan ‘ Anioma group

Umoren murder: ASP tells Court Uduak-Abasi Akpan made his statement in SPOs office

Petrol Subsidy: FG paid N52.7bn to transporters as bridging claims

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Boris Johnson Refuses To Withdraw Conspiracy Theory, Jimmy Savile Smear

Nigeria Is Overripe For True Change Of Leadership ‘ Mbonu

APC Chairmanship: Why Akume Fits The Bill Perfectly

Alleged N2.7bn Fraud: Maina’s Offences Committed After Orasanye’s Retirement -Witness

2023: Denying Igbos Presidency Is Great Injustice ‘ Clark

OPEC To Adjust Upward Monthly Production By 0.4 mb/d

Guber: Abia’s Ailing Economy, Poor Education, Infrastructure My Concern ‘ Maduekwe

We’ll Leave Nigeria Better Than We Met It, Buhari Media Organisation Vows

Okorocha Wants To Use Us For Political Gains, IPOB Says

TRIBUNE

Local stock market bows to profit taking as investors lose N98bn

COREN worries over unproductive, unskilled engineering graduates

Media practitioners are agents of divine call ‘ MMPN

AFCON 2021: Egypt make it to the quarter-finals after a dramatic shootout

Gombe Governor’s aide resigns, former Commissioner joins PDP

Gombe govt, police condemn vandalisation, burning of APC stand, PDP secretariat, Atiku campaign office

Senate passes enabling Federal College of Education to award degrees

Hypertension: Beetroot juice can reduce high blood pressure

One in five out-of-school children in the world Nigerian ‘ UNESCO

NATION

Osun APC: Aregbesola group loses out in court

Plot to shift APC convention thickens

FEC okays $328.87m for railway consultancy services

Jibrin: Wike restated southern governors’ position on zoning

Three kidnap suspects shot dead in Edo

Nobody can zone PDP presidential ticket, says Lamido

NBC shuts Vision FM for discussing NIA boss reappointment

Stop using us for campaign, IPOB warns Okorocha, others

Ebonyi residents decry rising wave of ritual killings, missing persons

Reps to investigate recruitment into NSITF, other agencies under ministry of Labour

Gunmen kidnap 11 Abia council workers

FEC approves $328.87m for railway consultancy services

Fire engulfs old railway quarters in Kwara

DAILY TRUST

FG urged to declare state of emergency on school infrastructure

PDP condemns attack on Gombe party’s office

Fraud: Reps propose 20-year jail term, asset forfeiture for indicted bank staff

Gombe Governor’s aide resigns, APC chieftain dumps party

Mu’azu Magaji to spend extra day in prison over Abduljabbar

60 per cent of hawkers in Italy are Nigerian girls — NAPTIP

How soldier murdered at palace ‘saved Shehu of Borno from suicide bomber’

Local guard killed as mine planted by Boko Haram explodes in Borno

Hanifa: Chief Magistrate transfers case to High Court, adjourns to February 9

2023: Lamido endorses Tambuwal, asks ‘old politicians’ to give way

Senate confirms Mohammed Haruna, 6 others as INEC commissioners

One week after, kidnappers yet to free Jonathan’s cousin

Senate tasks security agents to rescue 38 persons abducted in Katsina

Two die as tanker explodes on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway

BUSINESSDAY

Politicians pressure us to free oil thieves ‘ security operative

Lagos opens more space for tertiary education

Unexpected silence over eNaira proves undue rush at launch

Local investors see opportunities in Nigeria healthcare

Building sustainable growth through investment grade real estate

Nigeria gas genset market to hit $514m by 2030 ‘ report

Africa needs industrialisation-led growth to match Asia’s success

Private sector holds key to Nigeria’s FX, investment challenges ‘ Akintoye

Analysis: Why Tin-Can Port has become importers’ nightmare

AfCFTA’s slow take-off exposes Africa’s value addition loopholes

Equities shed N97bn as investor take profit on recent gains

AUTHORITY

Adamu Report: APC Women write Buhari, NEC over February Convention

Fmr Lgs Gov. Ambode thanks Nigerians for endorsement, urge youths to get PVCs

Deploy jets to flush out terrorists from hideouts Senate urges FG

2023: Lamido backs Tambuwal Presidential aspiration

Nigeria saves N7bn annually in fertiliser production, says Indorama

MAN seeks exemption from CBNs e-valuation, e-invoicing guidelines

2023 Presidency: Northern Christian Group okays Tinubu, calls on APC delegates for support

Tension In Enugu As Driver Kills Closest Friend Over Concunbine

Wike to Dokpesi: Dont usurp PDP NWC powers in 2023 zoning

Nigeria saves N7bn annually on Fertiliser production-Indorama

NEW TELEGRAPH

2023: Please, don’t use our children as arbitrators of violence ‘Abdulsalami cautions politicians

APC: Crisis looms as CECPC swears-in state chairmen

FEC approves $371.27m for consultancy/ supervision contracts for three rail projects

Expect shift from insurgency to peace, stability soon, Buhari tells N’East

2023 presidency: S’East to prune candidates to three

SENATE TO FG: Send fighter jets to flush out terrorists from hideouts

LPG: Nigeria corners N578.59bn from global market

Nigeria restores air links with UAE, Air Peace to fly three times to Dubai

Emirates begins full service Feb 5, one year after ceasing operations

AfCFTA: Nigeria, others buoy Africa’s GDP by $42bn

NACCIMA rues adverse economic woes on Nigerian businesses

E-Invoicing: MAN urges CBN to suspend implementation

BLUEPRINT

16 months to end of tenure: We’ll use revised approach to address insurgency in North-east ‘ Buhari

Nasarawa: Only qualified candidates’ll be recruited as teachers ‘ Sule

Criminals after my life, Ogun governor cries out

Updated: Gunmen kidnap ASUU chair’s family members, staffer

FEC approves $183.7m Port Harcourt- Maiduguri, Kano-Maradi, Abuja-Warri railway projects

Lawmaker justifies need for fairness to achieve sustainable development

PDP condemns assault on Atiku’s Gombe office

FCTA distributes over N3.8bn allocation to area councils, stakeholders

2023: PDP’ll restore normalcy in Nigeria ‘ Tambuwal

Insecurity: NSCDC, Army move to strengthen collaboration

Ali-Modu Sheriff condoles Mangal over mother’s death

2023: Insecurity can’t jeopardise APC chances in Zamfara, Hon. Jaji insists

#SecureNorth: Media owners lament insecurity, begin sensitisation in 19 states

2023: Group advocates level playing grounds for women

Why many educated class, young people are yet to embrace agribusiness ‘ Bamai Musa

Delta: Hoodlums set Ughelli North monarch’s palace ablaze

Insurgency: Borno lose 50,000 lives, record 49,000 widows ‘ Zulum

Atiku meets IBB behind closed doors, promises to declare for president soon

Gunmen kidnap Tinubu’s loyalist, 4 others in Ekiti

APC chairmanship: Gov Bello backs Sen. Musa

Thugs attack Gombe PDP secretariat

NIMASA donates relief items, COVID- 19 PPEs to Borno, Gombe, Yobe

Reps order Customs to pay N390m to victims of clashes

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