Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, 21 January 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Biden willing to discuss debt ceiling with Republican leader as default looms
‘No alternative’ to sending heavy tanks to Ukraine: Zelensky
Brazil begins first operations to protect Amazon

We didn’t get N1 Billion for NPFL ‘ Elegbeleye

PVCs distribution: SOKAPU accuses INEC of compromise in Kaduna

Registration of CONUA, NAMBA can’t guarantee end to strike in varsities, experts warn

NPC will deploy cutting-edge technology for 2023 census, says chairman

Health journalists task FG on Universal Health Coverage

Police confirm abduction of 6 pupils in Nasarawa State


Cross River declares work-free days for PVC collection

Banks battle pressure, CBN slashes new naira allocation

148,000 uncollected passports wont be destroyed Immigration

How I escaped Abachas plan to kill me -Nosa Igiebor

Why abandoning wife, children in Kwara attracts N1m fine -Commissioner

Kidnappers release Osun abductees after N10m ransom payment

Buhari unveils Lagos seaport, rice mill Monday

Confusion as FG denies petrol price hike, marketers seek deregulation

Lawyer petitions FG over recruitment age limit

PDP suspends Fayose, Nnamani, others

Rivers approves stadium for Atikus campaign

Rivers APC, PDP disagree over explosion at rally

Voters turnout may increase -Report

Experts worry over insecurity, say elections threatened

New fraud allegation against Atiku baseless Kwara PDP

Ohanaeze faults Kwankwasos Chatham House attack on Obi

S’Court affirms Akpabio as APC senatorial candidate

Inflation weakens naira by 15% in 2022 NESG Report

Nigeria needs urgent deliverance, says Obi

Japan to treat COVID-19 as common flu

35,758 graduates as ABU holds convocation Jan 28

Senate summons NNPCL boss over N48bn Tompolo contract

Osun cultists, hemp sellers clash, two dead


Commander Brigade of Guards Assures on Security of FCT, Niger, Nasarawa States

PDP Dissolves Ekiti State Executive Committee, Suspends Nnamani, Others

Ohanaeze Seeks Kanu’s Freedom to Join Planned Peace Summit

Okowa Celebrates Delta’s Oldest Monarch, Owhorode of Olomu At 106

Finally, Akpabio Clinches APC’s Ticket for Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial As Supreme Court Reverses Sack

Murdered Catholic Priest Achi’s Remains Interred

NSIL to Discuss Security, Corruption, Democracy at 44th Conference

Terrorists Slaughter Family of 6, Two Others in Makurdi

Keyamo Drags Atiku, CCB, ICPC, EFCC to Court over Corruption Allegations

EFCC Lacks Power To Probe, Enforce Tax Payments, Says Court

Finally, Akpabio is APC Flagbearer for Akwa-Ibom Northwest Senatorial District, as Supreme Court Reverses Sack

Again, CBN Threatens to Sanction Banks Dispensing Old Banknotes via ATMs

Police Begin Payment of N13bn Insurance Claims to 7,000 Families of Fallen, Disabled Personnel

Bill to Provide Compensation for Crime Victims Passes Second Reading in House

Naira Redesign: CBN May Increase Money Supply to Boost Availability of New Banknotes

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

Former Delta Federal Lawmaker Dumps PDP, Joins APC


Wike provides venue for Atikus campaign

President of Igbo origin wont end Biafra agitation-BIM/MASSOB

2023: Renewed electoral violence sparks fresh fears

Akpabio is APC candidate for Akwa Ibom North Senatorial District Supreme Court

Bayelsa monarch, King Dakolo: Politicians, security agents, NNPC officials responsible for oil theft in Niger Delta

PDP killed Nigeria, APC buried it -Prof Dapo Asaju

Presidential poll: Can Tinubu harvest Kanos 5.9m votes

Without restructuring, Nigeria cant move forward -Prof Tunde Adeniran

NCDC confirms outbreak of diphtheria in Lagos, Kano, other states

Anxiety, frustrations as new notes remain scarce days to deadline

Petrol scarcity, ploy to discredit Buhari -Sylva

Gunmen abduct monarchs two wives, six children in Taraba

Court vacates interim forfeiture order against Ekweremadus property

Gunmen abduct Imo council chairman, raze residence

Two killed as cultists engage police in gun duel

Oyo: CBN discovers information threatening free flow of new naira notes to public

Why FG should release Nnamdi Kanu immediately Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Sex trafficking: Group advocates laws penalizing sex buyers


British PM Rishi Sunak fined for not wearing seatbelt

Court vacates order for interim seizure of 40 properties linked to Ekweremadu

PDP suspends Fayose, Nnamani, others

Don attributes Nigeria’s ‘backwardness’ to low literacy level

No part of Ogun will be left out of infrastructural development’, Abiodun reassures

Corruption Allegation: Keyamo seeks court order for Atiku’s arrest, trial

FG denies hiking petrol pump price as scarcity persists

APC campaign in Delta now a liberation movement, say Omo-Agege, Sobotie

Wike approves use of stadium for Atiku’s campaign rally, waives off N5m fee

Alleged N40m Adeleke’s Christmas gift: No plan to impeach Osun Speaker ‘ Aide

CBN allays rural dwellers’ fears about access to new naira notes

Ortom sympathises with lawmakers, others involved in auto crash

UK launches Climate Finance Accelerator Nigeria, calls for proposals

Presidential Campaign: PDP chieftain cautions party against ethno-religious activities

G-5 govs are paperweights, can’t influence APC victory, Nabena cautions Tinubu

How Obi changed 2023 presidential election

Pipeline Surveillance: PINL condemn moves to undermine its operations

Presidency: Northern group urges Kwankwaso to withdraw for Atiku

Maintain high index of suspicion for diphtheria ‘ NCDC warns


IGP To Sponsor 10 Officers To Pilgrimage In Jerusalem

El-Rufai Visits Sports Minister, Intensifies Planned Takeover Of Ahmadu Bello Stadium

Deceit: Estranged Couple In Transatlantic Fight Over Son’s Custody, Properties

BREAKING: Supreme Court Declares Akpabio APC Candidate For A’Ibom North-West

Is Gambling Without Risking Your Own Money Possible

Court Vacates Forfeiture Order on Ekweremadu’s 40 Houses

NJC Condemns Non-payment Of Judges’ Retirement Benefits

Court Dismisses Suit Against President Muhammadu Buhari On NDDC Appointments


Minister Charges new NDDC board on Development of The Region.

Nigeria is physically challenged, needs total deliverance ‘ Peter Obi

Sokoto PDP State Treasurer Chieftain, Muratala Dan’Iya, Resigns From Party

NPC: Gen Abdulsalam warns presidential candidates against unguided utterances

PDP Suspends Chimaroke Nnamani, 7 Ekiti members

Gov Zulum laments scarcity Of new naira notes in Borno

Wike approves use of stadium for Atiku’s campaign

Why Peter Obi is widely accepted by Nigerians ‘ LP Chairman, Abure

FG inaugurates C’ttee on implementation of humanitarian policy, strategic roadmap

20-yr-old man dies of overdose as pupils, youths openly abuse drugs in Lagos communities

Easy-to-use testing kits coming for families ‘Babafemi, NDLEA spokesman

Big Brother Titans: Housemates shocked as four new contestants introduced

We have new naira notes in sufficient quantity ‘ CBN

Warri chiefs to CBN: ‘None of us has seen redesigned naira notes

New Naira Notes: CBN visits banks, markets to enforce compliance in Bayelsa

CBN threatens sanction Rivers Banks for hoarding new Notes worth N4.5Bn

Again 3 killed, 12 others Kidnapped in Edo

Naira redesign deadline: CBN advises Kwara traders to embrace use of POS machines

Court sacks APC exco in Bayelsa, nullifies ward, state congresses

Two arrested as Police rescue kidnapped Plateau monarch

Gunmen abduct wives, 6 children of Taraba traditional ruler

Court vacates forfeiture order on 40 properties belonging to Ekweremadu


Many drivers are under substance influence or mental illness – Psychologist

CBN to fine banks N1m per day for not picking new naira notes

Census to hold March 29 to April 1

NASS: Tension over Acting Clerk’s 18-man panel to train Senators, Reps

Confusion as fuel scarcity bites harder in Lagos, Abuja, others

Corruption claims: Keyamo drags Atiku, ICPC, EFCC, CCB to court

Insecurity: Ohanaeze Ndigbo to hold peace summit to discuss way forward

PDP suspends Nnamani, Fayose’s son, others for anti party activities; sacks Ekiti PDP Exco

Supreme Court affirms Akpabio as Akwa Ibom APC senatorial candidate

Imo govt accuses PDP of plotting to truncate democracy

Rivers APC guber candidate Cole wins at Appeal Court

Stakeholders disagree over proposed Police Pension Board

Bandits kill family of six, others in attack on Benue community

Tears as priest burnt by terrorists is buried in Niger

Court vacates interim forfeiture order on Ekweremadu’s assets

Nigeria’s first Professor of Medicine Ogunlesi dies at 99

Wike grants Atiku’s campaigners conditional access to Rivers stadium for rally

Nigeria needs urgent deliverance – Obi

No petrol pump price hike, says FG

Police arrest 9-man ritual gang in Borno


Wike approves use of stadium for Atiku’s campaign

My children begged me not to remarry ‘ Patience Ozokwor

Keyamo sues Atiku, others over SPV saga

Obi, Atiku, Tinubu corrupt, will destroy Nigeria if elected’ ‘ Deji Adeyanju

General election will be inconclusive if not postponed ‘ Primate Ayodele tells INEC

Ortom’s convoy involved in road accident, 7 persons injured

Court vacates interim forfeiture order against Ekweremadu’s properties

PMB: Reflections On Africa Award For Strengthening Peace ‘ By Femi Adesina


Sowore: Tinubu Slept At Presidential Candidates Meeting, Didn’t Say A Word

Katsina Emirate Sacks District Head ‘With Ties To Terrorists’

Akpabio Reclaims Senatorial Ticket At Supreme Court

Power Outage In Lagos Blamed On Inadequate Supply

Insecurity Could Trigger Voter Apathy In Northern Nigeria – Stakeholder

Wike Threatens To Cancel Atiku’s Campaign Venue In Rivers

2023: I Want To Create Better Nigeria For My Son – Banky W

Drama As Sowore Protests Sitting Arrangement At Peace Committee Meeting

Why 2023 Polls Should Be Taken Seriously -Abdulsalami

2023: Don’t vote those fighting us over contracts ‘ Obaseki

Keyamo sues EFCC, ICPC, demands prosecution of Atiku


Offa bank robbery: I did not force anyone to implicate Sen Saraki-DCP Kyari

2023 elections: PDPs G-5 governors confused, handicapped, cant sway presidential victory Nabena

Insurance: IGP flags-off payment of over N13b to 6,000 beneficiaries

Atiku Support Organisation dissolves state structures, liaison officers nationwide

UK Government launches Climate Finance Accelerator Nigeria, Calls for Proposals

Families of fallen heros commend Nigerian Army for academic scholarships

Addressing the Slow, Steady Mobility of Terrorism in North-Central Nigeria


Online platform adds feature to enhance ‘drop-in conversation

First Bank organises symposium on Nigeria’s 2023 economic outlook

Nigeria’s stock market rises by 2.62% year-to-date

FG urged to adopt Jakande model to provide housing as costs surge

I’m irrevocably committed to my contract with Nigerians ‘ Atiku

Over 386,000 PVCs awaiting collection in Ondo ‘ INEC

Lack of world-class venues limits promoters’ push for big concerts


Senator Daduut Empowers Over 300 Widows, Youths In Plateau South Senatorial District

Court Strikes Out PDP’s Case Against APC Tonye Cole’s Dual Citizenship

Gunmen Attack Another Catholic Priest In Kaduna

Authors Of Same Faith Ticket Playing God ‘ ECWA District Head

Makinde Campaigns In Egbeda, Says We’ve Done Better For Civil Servants Than Previous Govts

Ogun Farmer Narrates How Herdsmen Burnt 28-hectare Farm, Others

Atiku Reacts To Explosion At Port Harcourt APC Rally


Deadline for return of old currencies sacrosanct ‘CBN

Alleged Corruption: Keyamo drags Atiku, anti-graft agencies to court

A’Ibom North-West: Supreme Court affirms Akpabio as APCs senatorial candidate

Buhari has not approved increase in pms pump price ‘Sylva

Court vacates forfeiture order on Ekweremadu’s 40 houses

Presidency: I’ll end in security, unite Nigerians irrespective of tribe, religion’ Obi

Presidential candidates acting childishly by engaging in verbally attacks, says Baba-Ahmed

We’ve not succeeded in checking activities of herdsmen, others due to ethnicity ‘ Dr Okonoboh

Insecurity increasing because Nigerians are not performing their roles ‘Akinosi

Court sacks APC Bayelsa Exco; nulliffies ward, state congresses

We’re using sports to boost tourism in Edo State ‘Philip Shaibu


Breaking: PDP slams suspension on ex-governor’s son, popular serving Senator

FG speaks on another fuel price increase

Fear grips Nigerians as new infection claims 25, NCDC alerts on Covid-19 resurgence

Pandemonium as bus conveying school children catches fire

Osun tribunal: APC goes spiritual, orders seven days fasting

We’re ready to release more re-designed notes ‘ CBN

Confusion as gunmen abduct 13, kill 3 in Edo

No hike in petrol pump price ‘ FG

Court sacks APC exco in Bayelsa, nullify ward, state congresses

NNPP condemns ‘arbitrary’ arrest of journalist, opposition members in Gombe

2023 polls: PDP G-5 govs confused, handicapped, can’t sway presidential victory ‘ Nabena

Alleged fleecing of public funds: Keyamo sues Atiku, CCB, ICPC, EFCC

Enugu 2023: APC chieftain endorses Peter Mbah for governor

Sinking boreholes in 332 wards cosmetic, CSO rattles Adeleke

Gunmen rape 8 students, rob, wound 15 in Anambra

Stakeholders disagree over proposed Police Pensions Board

Sinking boreholes in 332 wards cosmetic, CSO tackles Adeleke

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