Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 20 January 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Burna Boy, Rema, Asake top Soundcity Awards nominee list

US retail sales falls, shoppers battle inflation

Slain NSCDC officers families get automatic employment

Adeleke issues directives on how to be addressed

Centre eyes 300 million jobs for African youths

Corruption responsible for insecurity, says ICPC chair

Rising petrol price hits N300 per litre

FG revokes 3,402 mining titles

LP faults Kwankwaso over Chatham House comment

IMFs warning on fresh global recession

Obasanjo insists Obi better than other candidates

Makinde absent as loyalists attend Atikus rally in Ibadan

28.9million Nigerians, others depend on food assistance WBank

Oil firms raise investments amid energy transition programme

FG licenses 20 local meter manufacturers

Fans felt I used juju as Stores goalkeeper ‘ Shorummu

Unlocking potential of Nigerias logistics market

Louts torture conductor over N100, angry drivers meet MC Oluomo

Shariah court judges remanded for alleged theft, forgery

Couple in court for flogging kids with horsewhip

Ebonyi APC members die in crash

Welder killed in building collapse, Lagos says construction illegal

Two ex-convicts caught for attempted fraud

Bayelsa hoodlum robs lady with dummy pistol

Man, 60, rapes 16-year-old daughters friend in Ondo

Jega, Miyetti Allah seek solution to farmers-herders conflict

Election: Borno declares eight-day holiday for schools

Author advises parents to read with children

Ex-students to unveil N500m fundraising

Kano throat ailment kills 25, FG begins probe

Explosions rock South-South APC, PDP rallies

2023: UK, EU, Australia issue security alerts

COVID-19: UN issues new recommendations for air travel

Atiku under fire over no vote, no contracts remarks

Atiku decries explosion at APC rally in Rivers

BBTitans: First twist as Biggie introduces new housemates



Despite Tightened Security, Illicit Goods Floods Lagos Airport Cargo Terminal

Omo-Agege Promises to Revive Moribund Companies in Delta

Edo Seeks Support from WHO, UNICEF, Others to Contain Lassa Fever, Confirmed Cases Rise to 58

Ganduje: Ruga Settlement Failed Because It Was Conceived Out of Misconception

Where Are the 400 Bureau De Change Terror Financiers, HURIWA Asks Malami

Escalation of Violence, Insecurity May Lead to Inconclusive Elections, Constitutional Crisis, Stakeholders Warn

House Moves to Change How Federal Lawmakers Are Addressed

Climate Investment: Nigeria, China, Others May Lose $377bn GDP Growth

Soludo: As Governor, Peter Obi Denied Campaigners Govt Facilities

A’Ibom Guber Tussle: A’Court Reverses Nullification of APC Pry

Peter Obi Decries Worsening Economic Situation in Nigeria

2023 Polls: Time to Rewrite Nigeria’s History, Ohanaeze, Arewa, Afenifere Youths Declare

Scout Association Seeks FG’s Approval to Relocate to Bandits’ Den

Lagos Salary Increment Excites Street Sweepers

CSOs, Stakeholders Condemn Killings, Destruction in Ebonyi

Anxiety in Delta PDP as Ibori Supports APC Senatorial Candidate

Kwara Students Adopt PDP Guber Candidate, Abdullahi

Brain Drain: Guild Urges FG to Stem Tide, Emulate Advanced Nations


Nigeria Decides 2023: PDPs injustice to South East painful, bitter pill to swallow Prof. ABC Nwosu

Nigeria Decides 2023: North solidly behind Peter Obi -Yerima

Obi grounds Minna, says therell be no more IDP camps in Nigeria

PVCs are being bought, carted away in Kaduna SOKAPU

4 injured as explosion rocks Rivers APC campaign

Tinubu aspiration unfavorable to North Group

Shootings: PDP suspends campaign in Edo Central

Only unpatriotic Nigeriansll vote presidential candidate with bad character -Obasanjo

Atiku in Ibadan, promises devolution of more powers, resources to states

Domestic airlines slash flight ticket prices on January lull

Charter operators smile to banks from political campaigns

Tinubu parleys construction sector stakeholders for infrastructural development

Stock market records marginal gains, up 0.02%

Adesina projects Africas GDP growth at 4% in 2023, 2024

Emefiele updates Buhari on availability of new Naira notes, others

Enugu launches scheme to end multiple taxes on commercial vehicles

Lagos declares 4-work-free day for collection of PVCs

IPOB: Kanus release critical to security, peace in South East Soludo

NLC debunks alleged attack on civil servants

FG generates N14.59bn from mining licenses in 5 years


Lagos Labour Party laments intimidation by opposition parties, threatens legal intervention

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

Kano Court remands three Judges, workers for N500 million fraud

Omo-Agege to Delta residents: Take Okowa’s money, but vote out PDP

NEPC, firm to export $1.5million ginger, sesame seed to China

Despite low export, bottlenecks, MMIA Customs earns N20.9 billion in 2022

Oil has kept Nigeria away from meaningful growth, says FIIRO DG


Poll’ll make or mar Nigeria ‘Catholic Bishops

Unemployment: FG to launch labour statistics system ‘ Ngige

Lagos Int’l airport Customs revenue rises 9% in 2022

Atiku Support Organisation dissolves state chapters, restructures

NDDC appointments: Court strikes out suit against FG

Gov Yahaya’s ex-commissioner joins NNPP in Gombe

Forest Sanity: Troops neutralize 10 bandits

Global Rights calls on INEC to improve access to PVC collection

Red Line: LASG announces 9 weeks traffic diversion at Muritala Muhammed Way

Anambra youths vow to protect INEC personnel, materials

Troops decimate terrorists, recover weapons in Boko Haram’s failed attack

Concoction of lies’ ‘ NDDC debunks claims of proposed 18 Special Assistants against Lauretta Onochie

We’ve paid N82b as pensions, gratuities in 36 months ‘ Abiodu

Rivers APC rally crisis instigated by community’s leadership conflict ‘Police

Nigerians’ access to water, sanitation, hygiene tremendously improves ‘ Minister

APC Presidential Campaign Council decries low collection of PVCs in S/ West

Presidency: Why we prefer Peter Obi ‘ Obasanjo, Ortom

Atiku support organisation dissolves nationwide state structures

FG increases petrol price to N185 per litre


Nasarawa Gov Storms AEDC, Lodges Complaints Over Power Shortages, High Tarrif

Lagos Declares Work-free Days For Collection Of Voter Cards

NJC Slams State Gov’ts Over Non-payment Of Retirement Benefits, Gratuities Of Judges

Court Strikes Out Suit Against Buhari Over NDDC Appointments

CBN To Sanction Banks Dispensing Old Naira Notes In Cross River

Lagos Politician Funke Akindele’s Ex-husband, JJC Skillz, Returns To Islam

JUST-IN: 3 Injured As Explosion Rocks APC Campaign Rally In Rivers

Peace, Devt Complement Each Other, Says Buhari

Netflix Loses 39,451 Users As Banks Suspend Transaction On Naira Cards


There would be no IDP camps in Nigeria if I am President ‘ Peter Obi

Henceforth, address me as Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke ‘ Osun gov declares

Operatives foil IPOB/ESN attack on police station in Imo, kills 3 members

No development without peace ‘ Buhari

2023 elections: I won’t descend to your low level, gutter language ‘ Atiku to Tinubu

Unlike APC, we’ll fulfill our promises to Nigerians ‘ Atiku

Makinde missing as Atiku storms Ibadan for rally

Polling Agents: LP registers 85% across Nigeria, set for February 25 ‘ Kato

Southern governors kill zoning in PDP ‘ Ortom

Delta PDP three-term Reps member defects to APC

We are yet to see new notes ‘ Traders complain as CBN takes sensitisation to Warri market

New Naira notes: CBN to sanction banks loading ATMs with old notes

NESG launches 2023 macroeconomic outlook, proffers solutions to economic recovery


NAFRC prepares over 700 soldiers for retirement

Fashola performs ground-breaking for 116 housing units for civil servants

NSCDC gives jobs, cheques to families of slain officials

Association seeks partnership on waste recycling

No tenure extension for IGP Baba, says minister

‘Japa’ syndrome: We are being overstretched – Doctors lament

CBN to query banks dispensing old notes via ATMs

Tinubu will get Nigeria back on track, says TSN

Lagos orders fuel stations to open between 9am-4pm

Court strikes out suit against Buhari, others over NDDC board appointments

Ravaging diphtheria kills 25 in Kano

Alleged N190m fraud: Ex-HOSF Oronsaye, others know fate April 15

CBN officials storm Akure over old naira notes

324 die, 1,706 injured in road crashes in Kogi – FRSC

Trending hemp video: NDLEA summons LG boss in Niger

NSCDC gives families of slain officials jobs, cheques

Fire guts 15 shops in Anambra community


Old Notes: Reconsider Jan. 31 Deadline, Sultan Tells CBN

Tinubu: How I’ll Tackle Insecurity, Improve Economy

We’ve Achieved 85% Polling Unit Registration – Labour Party

Insecurity: Stakeholders ask INEC to recruit locals as ad hoc staff

I’ll restructure Nigeria, industrialise S/West ‘ Atiku

Reps move to strip lawmakers of ‘honourable’, ‘distinguished’ titles

Tinubu: How I’ll tackle insecurity, improve economy

Obasanjo defends choice of Obi, says ‘Nigeria doesn’t deserve leader with bad character


But for PDP, I would have led Peter Obis campaign Ortom

2023: For equity, justice and peace, South east should produce next President, says National Christian Elders Forum

Scouts unveil plans to curtail terrorism, child abuse, others

FG offers automatic employment to families of slain NSCDC personnel

324 die, 1,706 injured in road crashes in Kogi FRSC

Military worried over involvements of personnel in robbery, kidnapping

2023: Ill expand scope of Nigerias economy, if elected Atiku

2023- Labour Party is presenting Credible Candidates, says Prof.Nnamchi.


More screens, more money for Nollywood

SMEs squeezed as banks revise interest on loans

Logistics business loses steam on surging prices

Naira seen hitting N500/$ on official market

Analysts see Nigeria’s cost of living pressure easing in 2023

Nigeria’s December inflation eludes market reality

Peter Obi is the only option for good governance ‘ Amuga

LP finally resolves crisis in Lagos as new caretaker c’ttee emerges

OPS seeks role in policy design for improved economy

Nigeria needs ethical revolution to improve economy, politics ‘ Osinbajo

Nigeria’s December oil rig count highest in 2022


Soludo Reiterates Call For Release Of Nnamdi Kanu, Says AGF Will Formally Receive Letter Soon

Vote Only Those You Know In Strength, Capacity Will Deliver ‘ Obi

Campaign Of Hope By APC Render Nigerians In More Hopelessness ‘ Senator Moro

Dispense Old Naira Notes In Your ATMs, Face The Appropriate Sanctions, CBN Warns Commercial Banks

Messi, Ronaldo Both Score In PSG’s Saudi Friendly

Lawyers Dismiss Allegation By Robber Against Saraki

Murdered Catholic Priest: Niger Govt To Build New Parish In Honour Of Late Fr Isaac Achi

We Generated N14.59bn Earnings From Mining Licence Issuance ‘ Cadastre DG

CBN Takes New Notes Availability, Admissibility Campaign To Edo Markets

Kogi: Road Crashes Consume 324, 1, 706 Injured In 12 Months ‘ FRSC

Ikeja Golden Lions Feeds Hundreds In Lagos Community

I Will Heed Your Calls On Restructuring, Atiku Pledges Southwest States

I Won’t Descend So Low To Join Issues With Character-deficient Opponents ‘ Atiku


Alleged N2bn Fraud: Oronsaye, others know fate April 5

APC lawmakers target 10m votes for Tinubu in S’West

NESG: Inflation, unemployment to hit 20.5%, 45% respectively in 2023

Buhari meets Emefiele at the Villa

2023: I will revamp power, security, education sectors ‘Peter Obi

SOKAPU raises the alarm over alleged mop-up of PVCs in Kaduna

Three injured as dynamite, gunshots rock Rivers APC rally

Report: Nigeria’s digital advertising sector worth N81.2bn

Only unpatriotic Nigerians’ll vote candidate with bad character ‘Obasanjo

Mining Licences: Nigeria generated 14.59bn in 5 years ‘NMCO’s DG

Ukraine to ease Nigeria’s food crisis with 25,000 tonnes of grain

AfCFTA: Opportunity for youth to accelerate trade, industrialisation

NACCIMA To FG: Prioritise policies to boost local production

Waivers: Ship owners to pay zero duties on $1.03bn vessels

Banks scramble to load ATMs with new naira notes

AfDB expects Africa’s economic growth to stabilise

IMF: Crypto assets could pose risk to financial system


Fresh crisis hits PDP as allegations of ethno religious agenda rock presidential campaign

Buhari’s sermon on developing strong confidence in Nigeria

$1.9bn invested in climate related activities ‘ Minister

Implementing the AfCFTA agreement will boost intra-African trade, industrialization ‘ ECA

Banks refusing to collect new naira notes ‘ CBN

Court remands 6 for ‘economic sabotage, forgery’ in Rivers

N2bn fraud’:Court fixes April 5 for judgment in Oronsaye’s trial

Terrorists abduct 4 Zamfara health college students, demand huge ransom

Soludo slashes tax payments for Anambra transporters

Court remands killer of 9-year-old Korshima in custody

Defamation : LP chair sues Arise TV, makes huge demands

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