Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 16 January 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

 

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Biden Declares Emergencies For California Storms, Alabama Tornadoes

Strikes In Britain Set To Intensify As Teacher Ballot Results Due

Strikes disrupting swathes of the British economy look likely to intensify this week, with teachers ready to…

20 Dead, 73 Wounded In Dnipro After Missile Strike

Obasanjo Is A Hypocrite, He Should Stop Meddling In Election…

 

PUNCH 

Gunmen kidnap Ekiti priest, Amotekun begins manhunt

10 injured in Abuja multiple accident

Terrorist kidnap five villagers in Katsina

Supreme Court orders new electoral wards, units in three Warri LGAs

Ibori, Manager attend birthday bash of APC chieftain’s wife

No threat of coups in Nigeria — Irabor

Wike hails Buhari’s war against Boko Haram, bandits

Police kill bandit, arrest two others in Kaduna

Tinubu appoints Jega, Abdulaziz as media aides

Buhari to lead Tinubu’s campaigns to eight more States

I’ve restored confidence in governance – Uzodimma

Special Force rescues 12 more abducted Igueben train passengers

13 PDP supporters die in Plateau auto crash

NDLEA busts another Tramadol cartel, seizes over N5billion opioids

FG targets five million new jobs from smart agriculture

Anambra pulls down Peter Obi’s bill boards over alleged debt

NCDC reports 29 new COVID-19 cases in Lagos, FCT, four others

Kidnapped Plateau Police DPO released

Terrorists burn priest to death in Niger

Gunmen kill five in attacks on Imo PVC centre, Reps candidate

 

THISDAY

FGC Yauri: Parents Of Abducted Female Students Beg Nigerians For N100m As Ransom For Terrorists

Anxiety Mounts As Mass Retirement Looms In Police

NDLEA Seizes 3.2m Tramadol Pills, Other Drugs Worth N5bn In Lagos

Tunde Bakare To Nigerians: Reject ‘Emilokan’ Brand Of Politicians

Obi: How I’ll Address Ethnic Agitations If Elected President

NBA Advocates Independent Candidacy, Describes Section 221 As Fraud

Anambra Govt Allegedly Pulls Down Peter Obi’s Billboards Over Debt

Atiku Appeals To Nigerians To Collect Their PVCs

Supreme Court Halts Elections In Three Warri LGAs Until Fresh Delineation

How FG Spent $14.37bn To Service World Bank, Other Debts In 8 Years

Experts Predict Higher Interest Rates In 2023, 3.5% GDP Growth

Market Cap Adds N703bn Amid Investors’ Positive Sentiment

NECA Recommends Policy Options For Nigeria’s Economic Growth

Adigwu: Foreign Contractors Are Encroaching Into Private Security Business In Nigeria

Soludo’s Bold Move For Kanu’s Release Amid Restive Peace In South East

World Food Prices Dip By 1.9% In December

 

SUN

I’m committed to Nigeria’s unity – Obi

Fixing Nigerian elections: We need attitudinal change –INEC boss, Prof Yakubu

Nigeria Decides 2023: Voters register: Factors that may change status quo

Nigeria Decides 2023: Nasarawa: Tension in Sule’s camp as NNPP, PDP alliance seems imminent

Fuel scarcity: Consumers, marketers lament man-hour losses at retail outlets, depots

Nigeria’s 2.2m bpd under threat over OPEC’s production limit

Unlocking investment opportunities in Nigeria’s capital market via PIA

US oil, gas rig count see small gains as crude inches higher

Plane crash in Nepal kills 69

2019 poll: NUPENG assures of fuel availability

NUPENG threatens legal action against Indorama’s alleged anti-labour activities

NECA warns of mass job losses

Economy: NECA tasks incoming government on diversification

FG to ASUU: We can’t afford N110bn for revitalisation of universities

FG, CPPE, proffer  solutions to challenges of cross border trade

Imposition of excise duty on services inimical to investment –CPPE

Wike lauds Buhari’s efforts at defeating Boko Haram insurgents, banditry

Saraki condemns attack on CUPP’s spokesman’s home

Imo attacks: Police, Uzodimma ignored DSS alert, says ex-director

Anger, condemnation trail burning of Catholic Priest to death in Niger

Anger, condemnation trail burning of Catholic Priest to death in Niger

Reject candidates who shun debates, parade forged identities, slander opponents, Pastor Bakare urges voters

PDP serving S-East with ‘slice of soaked bread’, Tinubu clarifies Enugu speech

 

GUARDIAN

Nigeria ranked low in global real estate transparency index

Foreign incursion, regulatory laxity bane of architectural practice, says Ladega

Shelter Afrique approves additional $13 million credit line to Mixta Africa

Intimidation, finance, fear of vote-buying confront young candidates in 2023 election

Group expresses concern over Kanu’s worsening health

NDLEA dismantles Tramadol cartel, seizes N5 billion Opioids in Lagos

Tinubu meets APC guber, National Assembly candidates, proffers plan for collective victory

Kwankwaso pledges to rescue Nigeria’s educational system, if elected

Don’t exceed June implementation date for fuel subsidy removal, OPSN reminds govt

Stakeholders task South East governors on growing insecurity

Bakare calls for new breed of leaders in Nigeria ahead of general elections

One dies, another rescued in Lagos tanker accident

Nigeria elected member of IRENA council as UN urges improved energy investment

Terrorists abduct 25 Church worshippers in Katsina

Debt, deficit narrow budget funding options before next administration

Nigeria’s energy transition mired by debts, subsidies, stranded oil

Nigeria ranked low in global real estate transparency index

Intimidation, finance, fear of vote-buying confront young candidates in 2023 election

Nigeria loses N8tr to FX arbitrage in three years

Putin hails a ‘positive dynamic’ for his troops in Ukraine

Eight dead in Somalia bombing claimed by Al-Shabaab: police

 

VANGUARD

Wages Commission begins process for National Minimum Wage review

‘Recording done by stealth,’ APC explains why Arise TV journalist was chased out

No Ortom, Atiku factions in Benue PDP — Gov’s aide, Akase clarifies

I’m outworking my opponents, Tinubu declares, meets NWC, APC Govs, Candidates

Armed Forces Remembrance: Wike donates N100m to ex-service men

Before ObiDatti movement, Nigeria was headed for destruction — Utomi

Again, Funke Akindele visits Celestial Church, says ‘PDP’ll end hardship in Lagos’

Atiku respects rule of law, due process, says aide

Tinubu, worst civilian Governor of Lagos, says Atiku’s spokesperson

Obaseki to host S/South governors’ conference

10 feared dead in Abuja auto crash

ASUU: Crisis looms in varsities over FG’s delay to conclude re-negotiation agreement

Ndiomu leads PAP Staff to bid farewell to late ex-amnesty boss, Charles Dokubo

Police kill bandit, arrest 2, recover arms in Kaduna communities

Police rescue kidnapped DPO in Plateau

Nigeria Police, not labour union, can’t go on strike – Force Headquarters

‘Wrong signals to coming elections’ — Saraki condemns attack on Ugochinyere

Igbo youths fume over attack on CUPP’s spokesman

Attack on CUPP spokesperson: We are worried, no arrest — PDP

Buhari leaves Abuja for African peace confab in Mauritania

Why governance in Nigeria has been very bad — Amaechi

We haven’t had it this bad; vote, Catholic Bishop of Lafia tells Nigerians

 

LEADERSHIP

Bakare Urges Nigerians To Reject Politicians With Sense Of Entitlement

21 Die, 95 Injured In Bauchi, Plateau Road Accidents

Naturalised Danish Citizen, Nigerian Army Officer Fight Over Multi-million Property In Edo

JUST-IN: Papa Ajasco Stand-in Actor, Femi Ogunrombi, Is Dead

Nwosu’s Resignation From PDP Has Vindicated G5 Governors –Wike

Tinubu Fortifies Media Team, Appoints Jega, Abdulaziz As Aides

Vandalised Pipelines Disrupt NLNG Operations

Moody’s B3 Downgrade: Nigeria May Struggle To Secure Foreign Loans

Prioritise Infrastructure Financing In Budget Appropriation Processes – CPPE

Tinubu In Strategic Meeting With APC Guber, NASS Candidates

Police Kill 1 Bandit, Arrest 2 Others, Recover Weapons In Kaduna

Senior Lawyers Petition AGF Against DSS’ Fresh Move To Arrest Emefiele

NATION 

Auditor-Gen. fails to publish 2020 report

Era of coups gone for good, says CDS Irabor

Bolanle Raheem: Trial of ASP Vandi begins Jan. 16

Ondo govt disburses N16m loan to widows of slain soldiers

Kidnappings: Amotekun firms up security in Southwest

Be wary of political merchants, Bakare warns Nigerians

Buhari to lead Tinubu’s campaigns to eight more States

I’ve restored confidence in governance – Uzodimma

Special Force rescues 12 more abducted Igueben train passengers

13 PDP supporters die in Plateau auto crash

NDLEA busts another Tramadol cartel, seizes over N5billion opioids

Youths kill village head in Niger

Anambra pulls down Peter Obi’s bill boards over alleged debt

NCDC reports 29 new COVID-19 cases in Lagos, FCT, four others

 

DAILY TRUST

Weather extremes show need for more climate action, says WMO

BOI clarifies misconception about NG-CARES

Group to raise green champions in schools

Tinubu’s campaign clarifies ‘slice of soaked bread’ comment

Death toll rises to 13 in Plateau auto crash

CNG tasks govt on combating drug abuse among youths

UN, media outfit seek better reportage of women issues

Rigging won’t be allowed in Bauchi, says gov

Completion Agenda offers A’Ibom workers free medical services

Declare public holiday for PVC collection, Ohanaeze advises S’East governors

Nigeria elected member of IRENA Council for two years

Vote for credible leaders, Patani rulers council tell voters

Nigeria loses 906 medical lab scientists to human capital flight, says AMLSN

Seadogs takes PVCs collection sensitisation to markets, streets in Lagos

2023: Military pledges defense for democracy

Armed Forces Remembrance Day tourney attracts over 250 golfers

Politics of ‘one’s turn’ bad omen for Nigeria’s democracy – Bakare

Kaduna gov’ship: APC candidate unveils 7-point agenda

Gov Bala: I have no rift with Atiku, he is candidate to beat

Plateau PDP suspends campaign over supporters’ death

Attack on opposition spokesman’s residence politically motivated – Saraki

Tinubu to APC candidates: We must not fail delegates who gave us tickets

S/Court orders INEC to conduct fresh delineation of wards, units in Delta

You are the worst civilian governor in Lagos history, Atiku’s aide knocks Tinubu

Democracy has come to stay – CDS

Kidnapped DPO rescued after 48 hours

Fire guts ex-ambassador’s farm, destroys palm trees worth millions

How Nigeria earned $4.82bn from non-oil exports in 2022 – Dr Yakusak

Nigeria to earn N6trn annually from fuel subsidy removal – CPPE

BoI clarifies disbursement of grants under NG-CARES programme

Unclaimed dividends in tier one banks increase by over N5bn

How Nigeria earned $4.82bn from non-oil exports in 2022 – Dr Yakusak

Plateau PDP suspends campaign over supporters’ death

 

NEW TELEGRAPH

PCC: Keyamo describes as fake story attributed to him on Obi

Nigeria records 29 new COVID-19 cases in one week

UK Prison Security Scanners Foil 28,000 Attempts To Smuggle…

China Launches 14 More Satellites Into Space

Sixty hearty cheers to Jahman Anikulapo, ‘Nigeria’s culture ambassador’

Nigeria records 29 new COVID-19 cases in one week

Hands off Emefiele ex-AGF, five SANs tell DSS

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Emmanuel sues for national unity, celebrates fallen heroes

Hoodlums kill Village Head, injure sons in Niger

Pastor shot, worshippers abducted as gunmen attack Kastina community

68 confirmed dead after plane crashes in Nepal

SERAP To Lawan, Gbajabiamila: Cut outrageous N228bn NASS budget or face legal action

Armed Forces Day: Obi urges Nigerians to unite against agitations, divisions

JUST IN: Bandits kill Catholic priest, set parish ablaze in Niger

JUST IN: Bandits kill Catholic priest, set parish ablaze in Niger

Russia Ukraine War: Nigeria now highest exporter of urea/fertilizers

APC has thrown Nigeria into deeper woes, says AVM Ajobena (rtd)

I dumped APC to avoid deceptive leadership, says ex-Woman Leader

Nigeria’s N77 trillion debt profile very alarming –Moro

 

BLUEPRINT

Picture: Nigerian university sets examination question with Tinubu’s ‘Bla Bulu’ comment

Revealed! How Terrorists killed Niger Catholic priest, abducted worshippers in Katsina

Tinubu to APC candidates: You need me like I need you for election victory

10 feared killed in fatal Abuja auto crash

Ondo monarch threatens to invoke ancestral curse on trouble-makers

PDP commends Makinde on outstanding performance

Train attack: Obaseki slams railway management

I’m a stingy, prudent resources manager, Obi tells Tinubu

Hajj 2023: NAHCON, Saudi company agree on discount services

Reject PDP, APC, embrace Obi to turn Nigeria around, group urges Nigerians

Ado-Ekiti poly student down with kidney disease, needs N12m for transplant

Exercise Still Waters: Army arrest 15 miscreants in Lagos

COVID-19: Lagos, Kwara, FCT, 3 others record 29 fresh cases in one week

Understanding the bleak trajectory of Ortom’s Benue state

 

 

 

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