Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 19 January 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Zelensky writes letter to invite Xi for ‘dialogue

Church of England keeps ban on same-sex marriages

How Soludo, Obi’s face-off is shaping Anambra Central Senatorial contest

Angry youths raze police station over killing of Reverend Father in Niger

Rivers police nab online romance syndicate for kidnapping, rape

Vigilante Group hails National Assembly for passage of bill

Fire razes FUBK female hostel, destroys properties

2023: ‘I rather lose election than to lose life during my campaign’, Says ADP Guber candidate

2 village chiefs, 5 others arrested over Edo train attack

Customs seizes N112.68m contraband, 700 Machetes in Port Harcourt

Alleged drug deal: Abba Kyari, others know fate March 22

2023 poll: Tinubu will grant women 35 percent representation in govt, says Oluremi


Fuel scarcity bites harder, marketers blame NNPCL

Infrastructure budget shrinks as security, debt servicing gulp N9.29tn

Ondo extends maternity leave to six months

Address security concerns on 2023 elections

National spread: Tinubu, Atiku, Obi, others face tough hurdles

Deliver your polling units to get appointments Atiku

Elections must be credible under Buhari Kwankwaso

Corruption allegation: Apologise to Atiku, PDP PCC urges Tinubu

CBN sensitises Jigawa traders to new naira notes

Train attack: Two rescued, seven arrested in Edo

New naira will curb corruption, inflation, CBN insists

New Nigeria possible under my administration Obi

Kidnapping: Reps seek army, MOPOL bases in Edo district

NLC president fights civil servants over N1bn housing project

ACP Kyari offered me N10m to implicate Saraki Suspect


NNPC Road Tax Scheme: FEC Approves Additional N1.9trn to Reconstruct 44 Roads

Ahead of National Elections, Buhari Extends IG Baba’s Tenure

CBN Steps Up Nationwide Awareness Campaign on Naira Redesign Project

Emefiele Appeals against Summon in $53m Judgement Debt Suit

At WEF, Okonjo-Iweala Says Future of Trade is ‘Digital, Green and Inclusive

FG Awards N2.2bn Contract for Local Assemblage of Magnus Training Aircraft

FG: N120bn Spent on Subsidising Electricity Consumers in 2022

Dogara’s Team, ECWA Disagree on Presidential Choice Report

FG Awards N2.2bn Contract for Local Assemblage of Magnus Training Aircraft

IG Not Retiring before General Election, Says Minister

Tinubu’s St Paul Aroloya Pry School Never Existed, Group Tells Court

We’ll not Play Second Fiddle in 2023 General Election, Says Wike


Graft allegations: Excuse yourselves from presidential poll, NNPP tells Atiku, Tinubu

Ill never step down, support Obi -Kwankwaso

Kalu tells Ukwa people not to allow opportunity of becoming deputy governor slip

Atiku charges party members to win polling units

Monarchs woo community leaders, village heads, PGs back Emenikes guber bid

Nigeria Decides 2023: Benefits of LPs multi-pronged campaign strategy

Electricity subsidy gulped N120bn in 2022 FG

4 feared killed in renewed cult clash in Benin

Edo train attack: Two traditional rulers, five others in police net

Soludo suspends taxes for heavy duty vehicles, promises to end multiple taxation in Anambra

New Nigeria is possible under my government Peter Obi

NGO advises FG on timely release of budget allocation to ABUTH

Murder of Kaduna priest:Defend yourselves against attacks,IPOB advise CAN


One dies as storey building collapses in Lagos

NEMA commences Routine food distribution for Borno IDPs

CBN urges banks to collect redesigned notes or face sanction

Former Edo Speaker refutes alleged diversion of vehicle donated to police

CBN sensitizes traders on meeting deadline for phasing out old naira notes

Naira gains 0.05% at Investors, Exporters window

24-month salary arrears: Abia doctors begin indefinite strike

Affordable homes: Lagos harps on standard, safety from partners

22-yr-old dancer, Martina to open biggest dance studio in Abuja

Whereabouts of PDP guber candidate worries Abia group

I will secure, unite Nigeria ‘ Peter Obi tells Kaduna supporters

God ‘ll dethrone many leaders in 2023

There’ll be credible elections, if’ ‘ Kwankwaso


Drug Barons Face Tougher Year Ahead, Marwa Declares

CBN Warns Against Rejection Of Old Naira Notes

IGP Not Retiring, To Complete 4-Year Term ‘ Federal Govt

Police Arraign Accountant For Alleged Fraud, Perjury

Etubom’s Conclave Re-proclaims Otu As Obong Of Calabar

NASS To Transmit Peace Corps Bill To Buhari For Assent

Obi Promises New Nigeria At Kaduna Rally

NNPCL Gets N1.9trn Approval To Construct 44 Roads

Wizkid Announces Joint Tour With Davido

Federal Govt Okays N1.9trn For NNPCL To Construct 44 Roads

Lagos Police Taskforce, Soldier In Street Fight Over Traffic Rule Violation

Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Tinubu’s Disqualification Over Same-faith Ticket

Insecurity: Declare State Of Emergency In Imo, PDP Tells Buhari

2023 Polls: IGP Not Going On Retirement In March ‘ Federal Govt


General Elections: Stop making commitments on Party’s direction ‘ SDP National Chairman

APC Professional Council hails Tinubu’s foundation for empowering 5,000 students

New Nigeria is possible ‘ Peter Obi

Edo train kidnap: Two traditional rulers arrested

BBHS @100: Let’s preserve its good heritage for generations to come ‘ OBJ

Kogi govt, Natasha disagree over politicking WAEC grant

Oyo PDP crisis over as Makinde, Akinjide, others agree to lead Atiku mega rally in Ibadan

Corruption, Drug Allegations: NNPP asks Atiku, Tinubu to withdraw from presidential race

Anambra Doctor drags civil servant to shrine over unpaid hospital bill

CSOs condemn Tuesday’s restriction of commercial transportations in Ekiti

I’ll upgrade Delta from a slum ‘ Gbagi, SDP Gov candidate

Obaseki raises alarm over rising fatality rate of Lassa Fever, says over 50 persons infected

IGP staying put despite clocking 60 years by March ‘ FG

Overall best UNILAG PhD graduand wants ASUU’s withheld salaries paid

Offa robbery suspect narrates how he was offered N10m, visa to implicate Saraki

Atiku campaign demands apology from Tinubu over corruption allegation

CBN urges Sokoto traders to deposits their old naira notes before deadline, embrace E-Naira

Reps decry abuse of federal character policy on employment into MDAs, security agencies


Kidnapped Ekiti Catholic priest regains freedom

Police confirm four truck drivers abducted in Kwara

Alleged drug deal: Abba Kyari, others know fate March 22

Umeh to Soludo: no regrets helping you become Gov

We’ve seized assets, drugs worth N500b from barons – Marwa

Policeman, two others die in Abia gun duel

Woman in court over alleged N900,000 fraud

Aregbesola urges LGs to generate revenue, drive development

Umahi inaugurates commission of enquiry over Ebonyi Killing

Nigeria may crumble without ethical revolution, Osinbajo warns

Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation to reappoint seven ICPC commissioners


Chatham House: I’ll step down from presidential race if’ ‘ Kwankwaso

Wizkid announces tour with Davido

6 things I wish I knew when I started trading

Agbakoba asks INEC to clarify criteria for winning presidential election

Seasoned diplomat, patriot, enabler of justice’ ‘ Buhari, Atiku hail Emeka Anyaoku at 90

Dino Melaye threatens to sue blogger over Ashmusy, Ada Jesus hookup links

2023 election battle for soul of Nigeria ‘ Ezekwesili urges Nigerians to collect PVC


Fuel scarcity bites harder amidst fare hike in Lagos

Free Trade Zones attracted over $30bn investments to Nigeria – Buhari

Referees to explain VAR decisions to stadium, TV audiences

Delta community petitions IGP, seeks fresh investigation on killing of youth

IGP’s tenure extended, rules for retirement changed — Police Affairs Minister

2023 ‘ll be tougher for drug barons, cartels – Marwa

UN, ECOWAS warn Nigeria against election violence

FEC approves NNPC Ltd’s move to invest N1.9trn in 44 roads

Free Trade Zones attracted over $30bn investments to Nigeria – Buhari

FG, states, LGAs get N990.189bn for Dec 2022

Redesigned naira: CBN sensitises marketers in Bauchi, Jigawa

NNPC, partners to complete drilling of 14 oil wells this year

PenCom recovers N10bn outstanding pension contributions

Muslim-Muslim ticket: Court dismisses suit seeking Tinubu’s disqualification

Why there is low PVC collection in some states – INEC

Obasanjo: What Prevented MKO Abiola from becoming President

Lassa fever: Nasarawa to implement upward review of doctors’ hazard allowance

Swab test revolution: New method reduces time to diagnose endometriosis

NGF tasks state health MDAs on leadership for Universal Health Coverage, SDGS

The hidden toxins in your favourite foods and treats revealed

Prioritising healthcare a must, not option for Nigeria ‘ Prof. Pate


APC Presidential rally in Jalingo Taraba State might end in choas

ANHEJ tasks WHO on sustained collaboration with FG, states

Ebonyi: No cause for alarm over delisting of PDP candidates names from INECs portal Diaspora group

1,071 police officers under probe over sex harassment, domestic violence

Obi coming in to rescue Nigeria, not to create criminal gang, Okonkwo replies Saraki


Petrol scarcity persists, drains pockets

Aisha Bichi’s arrogant display of power

Ukraine loses interior minister, deputy, 14 others in helicopter crash

CBN cash limit chokes informal businesses

Nigeria’s unemployment rate to hit 37% in 2023 ‘ NESG

Fidelity Bank introduces cardless ATM withdrawals

Kogi: Kidnappers abduct 2 who delivered ransom to secure release of others

Office space takes hit as hybrid work seen persisting

How extortion, multiple taxes worsen food prices

Gates Foundation earmarks $8.3bn to fight poverty in 2023


Soludo Suspends Tax Payment For Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Slashes Rates For Transport Operators

Why My Constituency Needs My Service ‘ PDP Reps Candidate

2023 Polls: Tasks Before Soludo As New APGA Leader

Policy And Institutional Reforms At The Heart Of The 2023 Elections In Nigeria

Two Kidnapped Osun Farmers Regain Freedom

Peace Corps Bill: NASS Begins Transmission Of Enabling Legislation To Presidency

Foundation Tasks Women On Skill Acquisition To Overcome Economic Crunch

Edo Train Kidnap: Police Arrest Two Traditional Rulers, Five Others

Olamiti Family Petitions Lagos Govt Over Death Of Their Father At LASUTH

Atiku In Ogun, Promises To Make Exploitation Of Mineral Deposit His Top Priority

EFCC Ready, Compliant With WAPIS Programme -Bawa



Sale of national assets and its consequences

Aniagwu: Atiku’s economic blueprint’ll address rising food prices

Attack On Ikenga: Declare state of emergency if insecurity persists, Imo PDP tells Buhari

Tinubu promises women 35% if elected

Excess Crude Account depletes by 99% to $473,754

Unemployment: FG to launch labour statistics system soon

Same-Faith Candidacy: Court strikes out suit against Tinubu

FAAC shared N990bn to FG, states, LGs in December

2023: Nigerians worried elections will be violent, inconclusive ‘Abdulsalami


FEC approves N1.9trn NPDCL’s proposal for 44 federal roads, okays N1.3bn project vehicles for Ogoni cleanup

Steer clear of general elections, Immigration boss warns ECOWAS citizens in Kogi

Why Moshood Abiola failed to rule Nigeria – Obasanjo

2023: Atiku woos Nigerian students, promises to end ASUU strikes

FEC okays N2bn local aircraft assembly in Zaria, automated landing systems in Katsina, Kano, Port Harcourt airports

IGP going nowhere, will oversee security during 2023 general elections – FG

2023: APC deceiving Nigerians with failed 16 promises –  PDP

Corruption, drug allegations: Withdraw from presidential race, NNPP tells Atiku, Tinubu

Again, Nigeria’s Flying Eagles shine in test match ahead 2023 U20 AFCON

FHC Chief Registrar warns election tribunal staff members against judgment leakage

2023 polls: IGP orders election security handbook distribution to commands, formations, others

New Nigeria possible under my government – Peter Obi

Breaking: Again, Edidem Abasi-Otu emerges Obong of Calabar

Police minister assures on Nigeria’s support for INTERPOL, WAPIS to end crime

Revealed! Why another power collapse hit Nigeria

FIIRO showcases 250 technological products at expo

FG, States LGs share N990.189bn for December 2022

Customs intercepts cannabis worth N516m in Lagos

Export promotion’ll stabilise naira – Adedipe

FG needs to revive industrial policies, to cut inflation – Olowookere

No cause for alarm over delisting of PDP candidate’s names from INEC’s portal – Group


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