Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, 3 February 2023

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Pakistan mosque suicide bomber ‘was in police uniform’

Putin backs military training centres with Belarus

USAID-Breakthrough recommends insecticide-treated net for malaria

Midwestern Oil says no plans to stop medical interventions in Delta communities

Delta constitutes petrol monitoring, distribution, pricing team

Atiku campaign organisation accuses Wike of working for Tinubu

How fragile border fuels terrorism, economic sabotage, others- Buhari

CP Ochalla asks youths to join police to fight crimes


New naira crisis: Aso Rock forces inciting Nigerians against APC El-Rufai

VP: Clark says Okowa betrayed South, gov protests

Bandits display new naira notes, experts indict bankers

Nigeria Air to begin operations in Q1 Minister

Petrol price fuels anger in Edo, protesters blame black market

Southern, Middle Belt leaders endorse Obi

18 Benue LGs under siege, says Ortom

JNI seeks compensation for Nasarawa killings

Implement FOI Act, commission tells colleges of education

Nigerians will vote in peaceful atmosphere, says Buhari

Court orders INEC to accept LP candidates

PDP loses bid to nullify Oyetolas candidacy

Lagos campaign attacks: PDP, the aggressor playing victim, says commissioner

139 investors set to commercialise gas flares FG

Smuggling: Govt shuts 270 filling stations, deploys DSS

NNPCL, Daewoo sign N342bn Kaduna refinery rehabilitation deal

Missing crude probe: IGP refers Reps to Malami

FG projects 9,000MW from renewable energy

No going back on road, haulage taxes Ogun

FG faults Moodys downgrade of Nigerian banks

NiMET workers give 14-day strike notice

Customs intercept fake $6m in Seme

FCT police join building collapse rescue team

Buhari bars govt officials from using private emails

Provost appointment inflames protest in Plateau college

CBN cashless policy causing hardship for citizens Bello

New naira: Temporal hardship necessary for economy -FG

Sharia court dissolves Gandujes daughters marriage


Constitution Review: NILDS Urges Oyo, Sokoto, Seven Others to Vote for LG Autonomy

El-Rufai Insists Forces in Villa Working against APC, Tinubu’s Poll Victory

Thousands of Nigerians Join Landmark Lawsuit against Shell in UK

UK Govt Turned Down Our Request to Repatriate Diezani Madueke, Says INTERPOL

Property Tussle: Court Clears Coast to Hear Suit against ex-NASS Clerk, Omolori

NUPRC Ramps Up Plan to Commercialise, End Gas Flaring in 48 Sites

Wike Instructed Rivers LG Bosses to Disrupt APC’s Campaigns, Cole Alleges

Osun Residents Protest in Abuja over Tribunal Verdict, Petition NJC

13 % Oil Derivation: Account for N250bn You Collected or Risk Prosecution, Clark Tells Okowa

IG’s Letter Seeking to Shelve Plenary Meeting Rankles PSC

Satellite-based Communication Will Save Domestic Airlines over N119bn Annually, Says DG NCAA

Troops Rescue 30 People Abducted in Kaduna

FG Earned $18bn from Export of Urea Fertilizer, Ginger, Sesame in Seven Years

Three Dead, Scores Trapped as Commercial Complex Collapses in Abuja

Major General Victor Ezugwu: Building Nigeria’s First Indigenous Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected Armoured Carrier

Experts Call for Regulation on Reporting Cybersecurity Attacks

CBN Cashless Policy Results in Closure of Shops, Markets in Niger

Osun Residents Protest against Tribunal Verdict, Petition NJC

Buhari in Total Support of Tinubu’s Presidential Bid, Says Lai Mohammed

Edo Confirms 132 Cases of Lassa Fever, Records Two More Deaths

Slain Lawyer: Witness Tells Court How He Disarmed ASP Vandi

2023: 10 Aggrieved Ex-wards Chairmen, Others Dump APC for PDP in Offa


PETROL SHORTAGE: Govt plans newex-depot price

Campaign: Wike afraid of our massive mobilisation ‘ PDP’s PCC

Naira: CBN allows over-the-counter withdrawals, PoS operators charge 10%

Polls: Why INEC must ensure competence, integrity of ad hoc staff’Amadi

Omo-Agege blasts Okowa over power failure in Asaba

INEC reassures of welfare, safety of corps members during election

Obi in Zamfara, promises to tackle insecurity, poverty, unemployment

Customs seize $6m fake US dollars, arrest 4 along Seme border

522,000 PVCs still uncollected in Edo, says INEC

Goods worth millions of naira destroy as fire guts building in Balogun Market

Elections: Court orders INEC to accept Labour Party candidates in 24 states

APC holds guber rerun in Benue

PDP loses bid to nullify Oyetola’s candidacy at Supreme Court

UK govt turned down our request to repatriate Deziani ‘ INTERPOL


Tribunal Verdict: Osun Residents Protest In Abuja, Petition NJC

NLC Elects New Leaders Feb 7

N15.5bn Debt Judgement: Court Summons Police, Ponzi Scheme Operator

Violence In South East Must Be Crushed ‘ IGP

Naira Swap: Pains Will Soon Be Over, Federal Govt Assures Nigerians

Controversial Kano TikToker, Murja Kunya, Remanded In Prison Custody

Fragile Borders Fueling Terrorism, Economic Sabotage, Illicit Flow Of Arms ‘ Buhari

JUST-IN: Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Endorse Peter Obi

NILDS Urges 12 States To Pass Local Gov’t Autonomy Bill Into Law

Customs Intercepts Fake $6m From Trans-border Currency Traffickers In Lagos

2 Die, 50 Trapped As 2-Storey Building Collapses In Abuja


IGP flags off PCRC women, youths sensitization summit in Abuja

Finally, Yahaya Bello, Ohinoyi of Ebiraland resolves rift

NUC, security agencies support establishment of FRSC academy, training institutions

FG must adopt asset-driven economy ‘ Economists

We are in alignment with FG’s policy to protect women, children ‘ Gombe govt

Writers to hold public commemoration, book presentation on late Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed

How UK Government reject request to repatriate ex-Minister of Petroleum ‘ INTERPOL

NIS apprehends 510 irregular migrants in Akwa Ibom

2023 Polls: Apostle Suleman tells Nigerians to vote, wait for counting

NiMet raises alarm over deteriorating visibility cause by dust haze

Petrol Scarcity: Delta takes drastic step, sets up monitoring, distribution, pricing team

Elections: We won’t joke with security of our youths on national service, INEC Chairman assures NYSC DG

Customs seizes fake dollars worth N2.7bn, others in Lagos

CBN directs commercial banks to start payment of new notes over counter

Nigerians lament as cash crunch, petrol price hike disrupt livelihoods

PDP drags Nnamani, 7 Ekiti chieftains before disciplinary committee

2023 poll: Southern, Middle Belt leaders reaffirm Obi as preferred candidate

2023 elections: Court orders INEC to accept Labour Party’s candidates in 24 States

2023: 522,000 PVCs uncollected in Edo, says INEC

Mamman Daura and the next president of Nigeria

2023 elections: Islamic scholar urges positive attitude among Nigerians

Bullish sentiments persist at NGX as investors further earn N271.5bn

Porous borders fueling terrorism, economic sabotage ‘ Buhari

How journalists report is key to peaceful elections ‘ CAPPA

Buhari launches two policies on digital economy

Continuous synergy with NSCDC will enhance intelligence gathering ‘ Air Force boss

Many feared dead as car crashes into building in Bayelsa


Fed Govt, World bank partner on six-year livestock project

ITF launches framework for national apprenticeship, traineeship system

2,500 Nigerian volunteers working in 16 countries under TAC

Kanu is fine, getting good treatment, DSS source reveals

‘We’ll restore wetlands to sustain environment’

 No plan to repeal anti-open grazing law, says Ortom

Farmers promise to ensure Tinubu’s victory

Fed Govt: Nigeria Satellite to service 54 African countries, support aviation industry

Court orders INEC to accept Labour Party’s candidates in 24 states

Southern, Middle Belt leaders endorse Obi-Datti presidency

Buhari’s anti-graft crusade facilitated Abacha loot return, says Onyeama

UK turned down our request to extradite Dieziani- Interpol

Why we cancelled approved venue for Atiku’s rally- Wike

Gunmen dispossess policemen in Abia

Leaked s3x tape: Court awards N5million damages against singer Oxlade

2023 polls will not be postponed, INEC assures

How fragile border fuels terrorism, economic sabotage, others – Buhari

We won’t release our facility to Atiku for campaigns – UNIPORT


Buhari launches 2 policies on digital economy, praises his govt’s achievements

New Jersey councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour killed outside home

Mason Greenwood’s attempted rape, assault charges dropped

How fragile borders fuel terrorism, economic sabotage, illicit flow of arms ‘ Buhari

Lagos police declare ‘Ogboni leader’ wanted for pump action rifle show-off

Bank workers flee as customers threaten protest in Osun

4 South African policemen arrested over beating of Nigerian into coma


 El-Rufai To ‘Villa Cabal’: We Are Not Afraid Of Anybody

Court Orders INEC To Accept Labour Party’s Candidates In 24 States

522,000 PVCs Uncollected In Edo – INEC

Controversial TikToker, Murja Kunya, Sent To Prison

We Have Bought Weapons With New Notes – Terrorist Leader Boasts

NiMet Alerts On Deteriorating Visibility In Katsina, Borno, Others

Buhari’s Foreign Trips Not Enough-Minister

Cash Swap: CBN Accredits 641 Agents In Kwara

FG Lauds REA On Renewable Energy Schemes

Consumers Decry Poor Power Supply In Abuja, Environs

Moody’s Rating Didn’t Reflect Economic Reality – FG

Court Orders INEC To Accept Labour Party’s Candidates In 24 States

Lagos CP Assures Adequate Security

Southern, M/Belt Leaders Endorse Obi

 Resign As Atiku’s Running Mate, Edwin Clark Tells Okowa


Counter Insurgency: NHRC to inaugurate special panel on alleged abortion, sexual violence by military in North East

2 dead, over 40 trapped as building collapses in Abuja

Atiku to CBN: Dont extend exchange of old naira beyond Feb.10

Kogi PDP Elders Uncovered Plots by Dekina LG Chairman, APC To Disrupt Atiku/Okowa Rally

PDP Elders Uncovered Plots by Dekina LG Chairman, APC To Disrupt Atiku/Okowa Rally

Some persons in Aso Rock working against Tinubu El-Rufai

Obi thanks Sokoto for the organic love

Gunmen attack INEC office, police station, residential building in Anambra


Are Nigerians underpaying for quality tertiary education

Nigerians prefer subsidy on education over fuel

Analysis: Buhari’s education revitalisation promise fails expectation

Nigerians seek foreign degrees as local faculty quality flounders

Naira crunch, petrol scarcity worsen Nigerians’ cost of living

Exchange rate steadies amid new naira scarcity

Mobile money transfer swings Airtel’s revenue to $3.9bn

Capital Hotel returns to pre-pandemic levels, posts N187m profit

Analysis: Can Africa fill the gap as EU embargoes Russia gas

Trailer accidents raise fresh concerns over dodging safety rules

Blame’ is new petrol as NNPC, oil marketers overwhelmed

Starlink’s internet speed rattles competition

Money worries force Nigerians to cut back on social life


Cocoa Farmers Seek Collaboration With Research Institutes On Shorter Production Period

Nigeria’s Food Production Has Grown By 39.6% In Recent Years

Scarcity Of Petroleum Products, Naira Notes Cripple Business For SMEs

2023 Polls: Oborevwori Charges Senior Political Appointees To Empower Constituents

139 Bidders Qualify For Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme -FG

2023: Police Invite INEC, Politicians To Sign Peace Accord

Supreme Court Verdict: Orbih Appeals For Calm, Shower Encomiums On Party Leaders

No Spraying, Disrespecting Of New Notes In Parties, CBN Warns Nigerians

Campaign: Ajanaku Pledges To Push For Sustainable Food Production, Improved Security Network

Lagos Pledges For Support Cooperatives Societies On Economic Growth


S’Court dismisses suit against Oyetola’s participation in gov poll

 $2.4bn Crude Sale: IGP urges Reps to direct questions to AGF

 Petrol scarcity won’t frustrate elections, NNPCL tells Tinubu

 US lawmaker wants Nigeria blacklisted for religious freedom violations

New Notes: Pains regrettable, transient, necessary for economic growth ‘FG

 Emefiele directs banks to pay new notes over the counter

 NNPCL, Daewoo sign $741m deal to rehabilitate Kaduna Refinery

 Digital economy saves Nigeria N45.7bn in IT projects clearance, says Buhari

 Cold War: Police Commission rejects IG’s request to suspend plenary

 Airlines to save quarter million on each flight with satellite air navigation -DG NCAA

 Shell announces record annual profits of 32.2bn 

JUST IN: Court stops INEC from conducting Imo PDP Reps rerun

2023: I’m not negotiating with Atiku ‘ Kwankwaso


FG’s diversification most successful in digital economy sector ‘ Buhari

NAHCON’s Hajj institute begins academic activities February 7

Group threatens Tinubu with suit over comment on Emmanuel

Zulum to upgrade Gwoza medical facility to specialist hospital

Apprentice kills boss, dumps corpse inside well

Women task Sanwo-Olu on peaceful polls, decry attacks on INEC facilities

Monitoring team storms Delta to enforce CBN directives on commercial banks

$2.4bn loss to oil theft: AGF in better position to answer questions, IGP tells Reps

Federal Polytechnic Nekede SUG disowns student who claimed she graduated with help of private part

Ayu condoles Tambuwal, Sokoto residents over Maina’s death

Kaduna Electric: Impostor bags 6-month imprisonmentFragile borders fuel terrorism, economic sabotage, illicit flow of arms ‘ Buhari

Kogi: Abdulazeez Farooq’s death a greatloss to the nation’ Bello

Bayelsa partners FMBN on housing development

Missing crude’: Direct your queries to AGF, IGP tells lawmakers


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