Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 24 January 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Elderly California suspect found dead after killing 10

World Bank: Nigeria, others hardest hit with food price inflation

Foreign liners earn $15bn from Nigerian wet cargoes market

Osun: Sacked 1,500 teachers beg Adeleke to rescind Executive Order nullifying their employment

Gunmen invade Osun community, abduct three habitants

Judge’s illness stalls Ogun Speaker, EFCC alleged N2.5bn fraud case

JUST IN: Seven dead in another California shooting

FG, Benin Republic track, destroy N95bn worth of unregistered drugs -NAFDAC

Report: 39 Catholic priests killed, 30 abducted in 2022

FIRS breaks revenue collection record, rakes N10.1trn in 2022

DSS To Personnel: You must stay professional, neutral during elections

Okonjo- Iweala: ‘Future of trade is ‘Digital, Green and Inclusive

Scramble for lucrative Nigeria’s aviation market intensifies


Banks lending rate to customers hits 29.13%

Nigerians now have alternative to PDP, APC Kwankwaso

Diphtheria: FG deploys response team as cases rise

Katsina traders reject old naira notes

Power outage disrupts APC rally, stops Buhari, Tinubus speeches

Government warns Lagosians against pipeline vandalism

Lawyer asks court to stop IG tenure extension

NNPC: Court rules on Ararumes case March 28

ICRC seeks govts action on 25,000 missing persons

Resident doctors decide on strike Friday

Too many Nigerians at high risk of hunger

Air pollution: FG begins testing of generators, vehicles

FG asks London court to cancel $11bn damages

FG predicts fresh flooding, says 662 killed 2022

Police search for hoodlums for beheading LG chair

Osun kidnappers demand ransom in dollars

Rampaging terrorists loot seven Niger communities

Hoodlums kill churchgoer, gang member in Anambra

25,000 persons missing in North-East Stakeholders

Prepare your handover notes, APC tells Bauchi gov

INEC collaborating with ICPC, EFCC on vote-buying Commission

Cholera: Three dead, 16 hospitalised in Abia community

Terrorism negotiation: Charge Mamu to court, judge orders DSS

Prominent US attorney on trial for killing wife, son

Nursing federation slams UK recruitment from poorer nations


Nami: FIRS Raked in Unprecedented N10.1tn Tax Revenues in 2022

History as Buhari Inaugurates $1.5bn Lekki Deep Sea Port, Witnesses First Cargo Ship Offloading

Najaatu Mohammed: Tinubu Induced Govs to Emerge APC Presidential Candidate

Confusion, Disappointment as Buhari Leaves Bauchi Rally Abruptly

Board Chair: NNPC Fails to Stop Ararume’s N100bn Case against Unlawful Removal

NAFDAC Destroys N95bn Worth of Banned Tramadol in Cotonou

Osun Residents Lament Scarcity of New Naira Notes, Seek Extension of Deadline

Airlines Suffer Huge Losses after 14-Hour NAHCO Workers’ Strike

PDP PCC: North Won’t Vote ‘Fake Muslim’ as President

Eroton Confirms Well-head Fire Incident at OML 18 Asset, Suspects Sabotage

Nigeria Tells London Court to Overturn $11bn Damages Bill to P&ID

FG Reports Meningitis Outbreak in Jigawa

PDP Asks Court to Declare Tinubu Ineligible to Contest

Wike: Amaechi, Cole Siphoned Money Meant for LGAs Devt

DSS Assures Nigerians on Peaceful National Elections

FG Introduces Initiative to Reduce Air Pollution

Appeal Court Orders Fresh Conduct of Benue APC Guber Primary in 11 LGAs

INEC: We’re Partnering EFCC, ICPC to Tackle Vote Buying

LG Boss Escapes Death, Councilor Killed as Bandits Raid Niger LGAs

APC Presidential Rally Ends Abruptly in Bauchi Due to Technical Glitch, Buhari Leaves Without Addressing Gathering


PDP insists Tinubu cannot contest 2023 polls, heads to court

Obi in Katsina, aborts meeting with IDPs over insecurity

NNPP urges INEC to obey court judgement, publish names of senatorial candidates

Were collaborating with EFCC, ICPC to check vote-buying INEC

Credibility of previous elections prove INEC not loyal to any party Yakubu

Commuters trek, motorists sleep at filling stations as petrol scarcity bites harder

Buhari commissions $1.5bn Lekki deep seaport

Save economy from collapse, NACCIMA to FG

FIRS collects N10.1trn revenue in 2022, highest in history

Food security: Farmers seek better policies from FG

Cholera outbreak kills 2 siblings, 3 others in Abia community

Police begins manhunt of killers of Imo LGA chairman


Faulty equipment disrupts APC campaign rally in Bauchi

SDP presidential candidate canvasses economic diplomacy as path to Nigeria’s woes

Edo secures conviction of seven human traffickers, 47 others undergoing prosecution

Over 2 million Nigerians displaced by flood in 2022, says NEMA

NACCIMA seeks policy mix for economic recovery

BOI to invest over N1billion in South-South renewable energy

NGX reopens upbeat as capitalisation rises by N34 billion

Diesel increases by 182.6 per cent in one year, complicates energy crisis

Youths urged to use social media to promote good governance, credible elections in Nigeria

NCDC confirms 123 Diphtheria cases, 38 deaths in 4 states

Lekki Port, model for other deep sea ports in Nigeria ‘ Bello-Koko

EU imposes new sanctions on Iran over protest crackdown


PDP begins court process to disqualify Tinubu

Again, court fines Udeze-led AA N1m for challenging Tinubu, Shettima’s nominations

Nigeria needs benevolent dictator to put things right ‘ Emir Gambari

PVC collection: INEC cautions staff against collecting bribe

Lagos SDP Chairman, excos dump party, join PDP’s Jandor

Tinubu not enjoying enough support from Buhari as expected ‘ APC chieftain

Edo IGR hits N4bn monthly target

Nursing federation slams UK recruitment from poorer nations

Electricity disconnection: Nigerian students in South Africa defend consulate

Naja’atu sacked for incompetence, a mole ‘ APC reacts to director’s joining Atiku

I have served well, disappointed no one ‘ Buhari

FIRS rakes in N10.1trn revenue

Most ladies get on BBNaija show to sell ‘Kpekus’, Nedu tackles ex-housemate, Doyin

Utomi urges INEC to look into alleged PVCs witholding in Lagos

Equity market opens week with N35bn gain

ADC accuses INEC of hoarding PVC in opposition strongholds

Two professors jostle for LASU deputy VC post

Hostage negotiation: Court orders DSS to charge Tukur Mamu to court

Father, son shot dead as herdsmen invade Delta community

Mother, son, minor docked for allegedly assaulting policeman in Osun


More Patients At Risk As Myths Drain Blood Banks

33 Days To Polls, INEC, ICPC, EFCC Strategise Against Vote-buying

Obi In Katsina, Vows To Tackle Poverty

$460,000 Forfeiture: Atiku Initiates Court Action Against Tinubu

All Northern Governors Are Behind Tinubu ‘ Lalong

Diphtheria: Kano, 3 Others Record 123 Cases, 38 Deaths

Lekki Deep Seaport Targets $361bn Revenues, 200,000 Jobs

FIRS Rakes In N10.1trn In 2022, Sets Highest Collection Record

NNPCL: 2 Lawyers Walk Out On Court In Ararume’s N100bn Suit Against Buhari

2023 Polls: Ongoing Military Operations Have Eliminated Fears ‘ Group

Big Tent Coalition, Eminent Personalities Launch Telethon In Support Of Obi/Datti

I Forgive Those Who Subjected Me To Long Walk To Victory ‘ Akpabio


Calabar residents express mixed feelings over fuel price

Osun record first case of diphtheria, Adeleke pledges to ensure citizens’ safety

Diphtheria: NCDC records 123 cases, 38 deaths in Kano, Lagos, Yobe, Osun

Flight delay: Reps task NAHCO on peaceful resolution of workers’ strike

BREAKING: NNPP assumes minority position in Gombe Assembly as another APC member joins

Bauchi APC apologises to members for system failure during presidential campaign flag-off

Niger Delta people need restructuring more, Atiku says in Bayelsa

Appeal Court orders APC to conduct fresh guber primary in 11 LGAs of Benue

UK opens application for funded CFA Nigeria programme

Narcotic forfeiture: PDP seeks court order to declare Tinubu ineligible for election

I will re-unite Nigeria if elected president, says Atiku

CBN seeks NYSC’s partnership on use of e-naira for Corps members

Ganduje offsets N18b scholarship for Kano students overseas

Proposed coal milling: Group wants FG to withhold issuance of licence to Dangote Cement

1,500 Oyetola’s appointees beg Adeleke to review employment policy


FIRS rakes in N10.1trillion revenue

DSS holds workshop for directors, others on polls

NCDC: 38 diphtheria deaths recorded from 123 confirmed cases

Lekki Deep Sea Port will boost our economic recovery, says Buhari

We remain non-partisan, INEC assures Nigerians

Wike to Rivers: we can’t be second-class citizens to anybody

Stranded passengers lament 14-hour flights delay

COVID-19: Incoming travellers to provide vaccination evidence
3 hours ago

Firm confirms well-head fire incident at oil field

NAFDAC, Benin Republic destroy N95b Tramadol, others

Excessive fasting can destroy kidneys

INEC lauds creation of fake news mobile App

Kaduna High Court orders DSS to charge terrorist negotiator Mamu to court

NNPC’s lawyers walk out in Ararume’s suit challenging sack from board

JAMB registers 92,490 candidates for 2023 UTME

Ethnic nationalities present charter of demands to Tinubu

Obi pledges to tackle hunger, insecurity, youth unemployment

PDP plotting to implicate Tinubu with branded vehicles, APC alleges


Lekki Deep Sea Port: Buhari observes historic offloading from container ship

Wizkid denies Peter Obi campaign performance, threatens legal action

Police arrest 8 Arsenal fans celebrating victory over Manchester United

Buhari To Attend Dakar International Conference On Agriculture

My nanny sexually abused, raped me ‘ BBNaija’s BamBam

Don’t reveal private details about Tinubu’s health ‘ Omokri tells ex allies

Presidency: Ex-Alpha Beta MD endorses Tinubu after fraud accusation

US govt speaks on preferred candidate for Nigeria’s presidential election


2m Displaced By 2022 Flood Disaster — NEMA

Flooded rice paddy in Taraba

Confusion As Tinubu Suddenly Ends Bauchi Rally

International Flights Grounded As Aviation Workers Strike In Lagos

Gunmen Kill 4 In Bauchi Community

Hold Me Responsible If Atiku Fails, Wife Tells Women

Excitement As Buhari Commissions $1.5 Billion Lekki Deep Seaport

Mobile App Launched To Combat Fake News

Obi Woos Katsina Voters, Vows To Address Poverty, Insecurity

Crowd Overwhelms Security, Forces Tinubu’s Rally To Abrupt End

FIRS Sets Revenue Record, Collected N10.1tr In 2022

AfDB’s Project 3.1% GDP Growth For Nigeria In 2023

Redesigned Naira: CBN To Sanction Erring Banks As Customers Groan In Benin

Political Parties Submit 1.5m Agents For 176,846 Polling Units

Centre Wants Balanced Reportage On Disability Issues

‘Jagaban Army’ Rebranded After Backlash

Atiku Promises Inclusive Gov’t, Jobs To Revive Economy

2023 Presidency: PDP Asks court to bar Tinubu from contest

Benue: Court orders APC guber primary rerun in 11 LGAs

Flight delays, theft top list as aviation ranks 3rd in FCCPC 2022 complaints

NPA raises wage after 15 years as workers laud Buhari, Koko, others

Buhari commissions $1.5bn Lekki Deep Seaport, rice mill, blue rail, others today

Concerns over plans to exit police from CPS as liabilities hit N213bn


2023 General Elections: DSS assures INEC of support

FG flags off generator, vehicular emissions control programmes

Alpha Beta: Arrest, prosecute Tinubu now, Atiku tells EFCC, NDLEA, Police

Zulum orders recruitment of medical doctors, nurses in Borno LGA

One killed as police rescue two kidnapped victims in Adamawa

SERAP sues Buhari for failure to reverse unlawful electricity tariff hike


Primary health centres struggle despite Buhari’s revival pledge

Diesel rises 184%, defies global oil price swings

Passengers stranded as NAHCO strike disrupts flights

Inflation, two others top global CEO’s fears for 2023

MPC seen holding interest rates on slowing inflation

Geregu, others cause market’s N35bn gain amid focus on MPC meeting

International flights shut down as aviation handling company strikes

Profitable wheat farming stuck between rice, better seeds

What CBN’s N22.7trn overdraft-to-debt means for economy

Nigeria’s spend on defence rises but security elusive

Investment in weapon, training spurs fight against insurgency


Top FBI Official Helped Russian Oligarch Evade U.S Sanctions ‘ DOJ

2023: DSS Assures INEC Of Free, Fair, Credible Elections

You Can’t Abandon Rivers APC, Wali Tells Buhari

Edo Secures Conviction Of Seven Human Traffickers, 47 Others Undergoing Prosecution

2023: Gunmen Don’t Have What It Takes To Stop Elections In Ebonyi, S/East ‘ Army

Jagaban Army: PDP Claims Of Parallel Army False ‘ APC National Youth Leader

Rivers PDP Guber Candidate, Fubara, Promises To Build Human Capacity If Elected

Two NNPCL SANs Walkout On Court In Ararume’s N100bn Suit Against Buhari



2022:FIRS makes history, crosses N10trn line, surpasses 2021 target

Why we’re constructing 116 housing units for civil servants ‘ Official

Heavy costs put pressure on ease of doing real estate business ‘ NIESV

Why FMBN’s housing fund platform should be more accessible ‘ Expert

Banks comply with CBN’s directive, customers now withdraw new notes from ATM

Naira redesign, benchmark rate top agenda as MPC meeting ends

Tax returns: No going back on January 31 deadline, LIRS tells employers

P&ID: Nigeria begins UK court bid to overturn $11bn arbitration award

Lawyer challenges Buhari in court over extension of IGP’s tenure

WHO launches $ 2.54bn appeal fund to aid health emergencies

NYSC, CBN to partner on e-naira for corps members


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