News Headlines Jan 20, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 20, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
Bank PHB fund: FG set to interrogate Atiku over corruption allegation
FG launches probe into Onnoghen’s 13-year salary account
Elections: US warns of Boko Haram/ISIS attacks, military denies knowledge
My dad prepared me well for what I’m doing — Oby Ezekwesili
Know your presidential candidates
Riding in tricycle doesn’t mean I’m broke – Dele Abiodun
My break from Nigerian music scene ill-advised – Sean Dampte
Jimoh Ibrahim’s mum burnt in Lagos candle fire
I haven’t taken off my earrings since 2014 – Teddy A
Ogun APC seeks Amosun’s removal from presidential election council
I don’t regret singing Logo Benz – Lil Kesh
Buhari not planning to arrest Onnoghen, other judges – Presidency
ASUU, FG to resume talks on Monday
I was in love with Queen Ure but we never married – Soul E Baba
Buhari is honest, vote for him — Osinbajo
Cartel in Nollywood has been broken – Ann Njemanze
Agbaje expresses worry over alleged voters’ intimidation
We won’t postpone elections in North-East, says INEC
Why I posted video of MC Oluomo online –Taye Currency
Four die, eight injured in Bauchi auto crash
Politics has eroded credibility of many clerics – Catholic bishop
A strong passion to serve makes the effort enjoyable –Collins Akanno
Build a skill, connect with the right people – Aregbe
55% of electricity consumers lack meters — NERC
NIPCO promises to step up CSR initiatives
We need to bring more people into the financial sector — Sekibo
Five ways to earn income online
I doubt a Yoruba man will become president in 2023 – Arogbofa, Afenifere’s secretary-general
Cases of corruption in judiciary must be fought –Ogunye
Tourism capable of outshining oil as Nigeria’s revenue earner –Omolewa, ex-UNESCO ambassador
Parties should engage in critical discussions, not attacks – MKO Abiola’s son, Jamiu
It’s improper for govs to ask CJN to shun CCT – Ex- NBA Deputy President, Ubani
Electoral offences tribunal not needed to tackle rigging –Basiru, ex-Osun attorney general
Rangers face Bantu in Confed Cup tie
Australia Open: Halep sets up Serena showdown, Djokovic progresses
Hearn set to name Joshua’s next opponent
Wolves beat Leicester in seven-goal thriller
Home-based players can add value to Super Eagles — Lokosa
CCL: ASEC Mimosas beat Lobi in Abidjan
Interactive
I was rushed to hospital, didn’t know I was alive or dead – Lord of Ajasa
My wife isn’t bothered about funny stories about me –Bolanle Ninalowo
Sony Music drops R. Kelly over alleged sexual abuse
I received death threats over racy nun pictures I took –Beverly Osu
Survivors of Sokoto gruesome attacks recount heart-rending tales
Desire to build houses in S’East and inherent deadly tussles
Zimbabwe blocks Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter
Google acquires Fossil smartwatch tech for $40m
How to give auto-response to multiple messages
9mobile kicks off 2019 with 9nniversary Campaign
Editorial: ASUU strike: FG should bridge funding gap
The ranka dede republic
Executive vs Judiciary
2019 poll: Between clueless and corrupt?
Differences can enrich your marriage

The Nation
$3m probe: Fresh anxiety as detectives screen CJN’s account
Retired generals’ conspiracy against Buhari’ll fail, says Oshiomhole
Buhari, Atiku absent at Presidential Debate
NASS members don’t hate Buhari, says Dogara
Jimoh Ibrahim loses mum to Lagos fire incident
APC women, youths mobilise for Buhari, Osinbajo in Southwest
Ijeoma Obasi: I feel I was born a century late
Indians laud Indo-Nigerian ties
2019 Polls: Kwara in the throes of violence
Understanding the guber imbroglio in Imo
I won’t regret opposing Buhari – Galadima
2019 elections: Women in the race
Ugwuanyi’s passion and Enugu 2019
‘Why Wike is afraid of Lulu-Briggs’
AKINJIDE IDOWU: MY CAREER REVIVAL WITH FK PALANGA
Arsenal beat Chelsea to keep hope alive
Lobi Stars lose narrowly to Asec Mimosa in Abidjan
Serena consoles Dayana Yastremska after demolition
Action packed 10 minutes for Iheanacho as Leicester fall 4-3
AFCON 2019: One chance for Appiah, 50-50 for Rohr
N9.86 NDIC debt: Ex-bankers, CBN, others may settle out of court
Aweskim Technology partners Apple, Slot on used phones
FIIRO unveils solar boiler, fruit washer, mobile-garri processor
Supreme Court fines former IPMAN boss N2m
Key sectors government needs to address
‘Nigeria needs long term national development plan’
Policeman killed as cult leader’s death sparks war in Bayelsa
Goods destroyed as fire guts Anambra plaza
Six-hour inferno consumes Aba Guinness Brewery
Kano/Jigawa customs impounds N100m foreign rice
Furore over ‘forcible’ marriage of couple’s daughter
VC, Provost, others indicted for alleged embezzlement in Ekiti
Ahmed calls for revival of reading culture
Nigerian varsities not ranked in 14 years – NUC
Adekunle Gold, Simi make vows with ‘promise’
Linda Ikeji starts challenge, searches for playwrights
Nnewi stands still for Censors Board
Adaoha Njemanze: Most Nigerians do not understand PR
MultiChoice Talent Factory kicks off with Masterclasses
ASUU Strike: Serve your children, Seun Kuti tells political elites
Idowu Akinlotan
CCB, CJN and indeterminate future
Tatalo Alamu
A judicial mess
The end of the world and other historical mysteries

ThisDay
Ezekwesili Knocks Buhari, Atiku for Staying Away from Debate
Atiku: I Shunned Presidential Debate Because of Buhari’s Absence
Onnoghen’s Arraignment: Senior Advocates Call for Caution
Group Files Fresh Suit Challenging Buhari’s Eligibility for Election
Amnesty Programme Reintegrates 13,000 Ex Militants
DSS Grills Ikeja Oba-elect
Umahi: S’East Not Divided over Atiku
INEC Frustrating Our Efforts to Collect PVCs, Say Abuja Residents
Tor Tiv: I Never Knew Ikpeazu Could Be Governor
Dogara: Buhari’s Poor Outing on NTA Live Interview Vindicated Me
Says he doesn’t bear personal grudge against the president
Osinbajo Meets CAN, PFN Leaders in Benin
Anglican Priest Urges Nigerians to Pray for Peaceful Election
editor 25 mins ago 0
My husband Deserves Second Term, Says Aisha Buhari
Buhari Remains Best Choice for Nigeria, Says Ambode
For Mohammed, His Job as Acting IGP Is Already Cut Out
An NSITF without a Board
NNPC’s Insistence on Ending
Election Spending May Worsen Inflation Outlook
As the 8th N’Assembly Counts Down…
How Much is Your PVC Worth?
There Was a Police Chief
A Penny for Kanu’s Thoughts
Can Yakubu’s INEC Be Trusted?
With Atiku’s US Visit, PDP Consolidates Winning Chances
Onnoghen: An Unparalleled Siege on Nigeria’s Judiciary
NNPC’s Insistence on Ending
FG Presents Buhari’s Economic Scorecard
Australian Open: Serena Williams Comforts Teenager after Third-round Win
Liverpool Edge Seven-goal Thriller, Move Seven Points Clear
NPFL-LaLiga Coaching Clinic Set to Kick off in Abuja
The Rumour about Dapo and Patricia Ojora
Oil & Gas, Not Politics!!! Reality Bites Tonye Cole as He Loses Another Case
Where are These Late President Yar’Adua’s Men?
Billionaire Delta Princess Juliana Edewor Finds Love Again at 60, Remarries Victor Izegbu
Not Yet Uhuru…Why Biola Okoya, Fifi Ejindu are Still Sworn Enemies
Between Beatrice Abebe and Mina Okoloko
EDITORIAL
IGP Adamu and The Task Ahead

The Sun
I’ll create 25,000 jobs in 24 months if elected governor – Akinlade, Ogun APM candidate
My boyfriend was afraid of losing me – Ify Nwaokedi, beauty queen
Wahun Four-nation tourney: Falcons chase bronze against Romania
2019: Voters apathy looms
Presidential Debate: Nigerians outraged over Buhari, Atiku’s absence • Why I went back on arrival at venue – Atiku • Ezekwesili, Moghalu, Durotoye knock 2 absentee debaters •…
2019: Police deploy 2,350 officers, six gun boats, helicopter for show of force
I have not been suspended by Imo APC -Okorocha
Wike signs 2019 Appropriation Bill
The problem of Nigeria is leadership – Amb. Kwande
Election: We won’t go far without election offences commission – Nwankwo
Wike urges Rivers people to vote Atiku
Bargain hunting intensifies on Customs Street
Afreximbank earmarks $170m for Orascom Investment
CBN, NDIC, others raise alarm over low-insurance patronage
FG to create 5m jobs with Brazil’s $1.1bn loan
World Bank launches $50bn for climate change
Dinner With Stars unveiled – Tolu Okoro, producer
Ini Edo, my role model – Rachael Akpan
About Juliana Edewor’s third marriage at over 60
Tokunbo Wahab’s hushed benevolence
Owerri entertainment centre, Ibari Ogwa laments fire incident
Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem gives farewell message to retired IG
Aity Dennis celebrates hubby in style
New NCC DG, John Asein, vows to change copyright narrative
Sony Music Drops R. Kelly over alleged sexual abuse
How I handled sexual harassment – Nikki Laz, singer / actress
How I’ve survived without hubby – Tonto Dikeh
Is stroke the end of life?
Mr President be sensible
Timely advice to Nigerians on the 2019 elections
Sonny Iwedike Odogwu: A tribute
Reforming teacher education in Nigeria
CHARISMATIC KICKOFF
Aiteo-CAF Awards : Aiteo, other African brands investing in African football
Rivers clerics proclaim God’s wrath on INEC officials plotting to rig
Kaduna governor loses brother, AVM Rufai
2019: Lagos Anglican bishop tasks politicians on peaceful election
2019: You can’t decide for Nigerians, Oshiomole tells ex-generals
2019: Osinbajo parleys Edo CAN

Leadership

PMB Commissions Baro Port, First In The North
Buhari, Atiku Explain Absence At Presidential Debate
No Plan To Arrest Onnoghen – Presidency
Buhari 2019: Anambra Monarch Donates Campaign Vehicle
President Buhari To Review BEDC’s Operational Licence Over Inefficient Service
el-Rufai Loses Elder Brother, AVM Rufai Political Thugs Attacked Atiku’s Wife – Report
2023: ‘Igbo Presidency Achievable Only Through PMB’s Re-election’
I’m No Longer In Senatorial Race – Gov Ahmed
117 Die After Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya Coast
PDP Rejects Move To Accommodate APC In Rivers Polls
Police Arrest 11 Suspects For Vandalising Security Communication System
APC Candidates Will Be On The Ballot-Peterside
ndigenous Shipowners Groan Over Delay In Disbursement Of CVFF
Milestones Achieved In 2018 By MMSD
New Dawn As More States Launch Health Insurance Scheme
APC Stakeholders Pledge Support For Lalong
Why Banks Should Inject Bigger Cash Into Digital Transformation – Akano Osinbajo In Benin To Inaugurate Tradermoni
Guinness Brewery In Aba Razed By Fire
Towards A Peaceful Election In Benue State
Plot To Capture Northeast Thickens As APC Campaign Berths In Adamawa
Nigerians in Diaspora”Dele Alli–English Footballer
Arsenal Beat Toothless Chelsea To Blow Champions League Chase Open Referees’ Humiliation, Bane Of Nigerian Football
Rising Star Osaka Makes a Remarkable Comeback in Australian Open
Sony Music Drops R. Kelly Over Alleged Sexual Abuse
EDITORAL : Bishop Idowu-Fearon, A Bridge-builder At 70
Evolving Intrigues In Atiku’s US Trip
China, Africa and Washington’s weird worry
Hogwash On Paper: Gov Yari’s Response To Ishiekwene
Why Lawani Will Win Benue South Senatorial Election.
Dig A Little Deeper
2019 Election: Terminating A History Of Mistakes
Police Arrest 11 Suspects For Vandalising Security Communication System
Onnoghen’s Trial: Between Politics And The Rule Of Law
Religious Leaders And The Quest For Peaceful Polls
I Am The Most Investigated Former Gov In Nigeria – Akpabio
‘70% Of Parties Will Be Deregistered After 2019 Polls’
Harmattan: Fertile Ground For Raging Infernos
There Is No Division In Southeast PDP – Umahi

The Guardian
Buhari, Atiku shun presidential debate
PDP alerts of plots to stalemate polls
Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills at least 73
Okorocha dismisses purported expulsion from APC
No plan to arrest Onnoghen, Justices—Presidency
Elections: Lagos police deploy 2,350 officers, six gun boats for mock exercise
Air Force to deploy helicopter gunships to Taraba
APC caucus accuses Amosun of anti-party activities
Atiku, Obi roadshow takes London by storm
Serena rolls on, Halep defeats Venus
50 mins ago Tennis
Basket case!: Mourinho admits he hid in laundry to skirt ban
Sane can’t compare to Giggs yet insists Guardiola
Rangers won’t underrate Bantu FC, says Chukwu
Henry furious after VAR ‘stops working’ in latest Monaco loss
‘Extremely angry’ Sarri slams mentally weak Chelsea after Arsenal loss
PDP holds fence-mending rally in Owerri
2019 Presidency: What candidates’ policy documents say they will do – Part 2
Infrastructural development, employment will be our major focus, says Akinlade
Imo guber: Cost of Okorocha’s romance with Action Alliance (AA)
Nigerians React To 2019 Presidential Debate
Customers indict IKEDC for rights infringement, unwholesome practices
Taming Osu Caste System in Igbo land
Okechukwu: Osu Caste System breeds disunity, underdevelopment among Igbo, must be abolished

Vanguard
Delta 2019: What Ogboru’ll Do Differently
Simi Renews Wedding Vows To Adekunle Gold
2019 CAMPAIGN: How Edo People Received Buhari
Many Tired APC Members Are Remaining To Sabotage Party At The Polls — Ize Iyamu
Hadiza Abubakar: A Benevolent Matriarch @ 60
Kwara: Gov Ahmed Quits Senatorial Race
PALTRY ALLOCATION TO HEALTH! FG Spends N61.481 Trillion In 10 Years, Allocates N2.775 Trillion To Sector
MultiChoice Excites GOtv Customers With Top Up Campaign Offer
The Ban, Fine On Plateau United
Imo Stakeholders Endorse Uzodinma
Omeruo Targets Clean-Sheet Against Barcelona
Our Endorsement Of Buhari Is In Obedience To Gani Fawehinmi’s Directive —Emmanuel Umohinyang
GENERAL ELECTIONS: APC Will Win Within Three Hours Of Voting – Akpabio
Uwheru PDP Political Office Holders Empower Party Members
That Mountain Shall Be Removed
2019: Most Of The People Of Cross River See Salvation In APC – Enoh, Governorship Candidate
We Were Naive And Paying The Price!
How we sneak into female hostels to steal pants for money ritual
Drama at presidential debate: Buhari absent, says he is busy; Atiku walks away from debate
The fuss about INEC’s Election Guidelines
2019 Presidential Debate: Follow the live report
Breaking: Atiku retuns to Nigeria ahead of presidential debate
Why we are selling properties seized from corrupt politicians—Buhari
Akwa Ibom people have rejected Akpabio, APC -Udoh, Commissioner for Information
The fuss about INEC’s Election Guidelines
Don’t let Biffo die in kidnappers den, Dogo tells Katsina Utd officials
Champions League: Lobi drop points in Abidjan
NPFL-LaLiga coaching clinic kicks off in Abuja
You Can’t Always Judge A Bloke By His Packaging
Cossy Ojiakor will go to heaven while many roast in hell – Uju Edochie
Despite challenges young professionals build million dollars creative enterprises – Iredumare Opeyemi
Stealing pants for ritual purposes is crazy – Harrysong
Tonto Dike debunks pregnancy rumour
Edo Poly Usen hosts scholar, as discourse on technology adoption excites experts
Badly burnt after ignoring warning not to scoop petrol from fallen truck
Konga, Visa partner to revolutionise e-commerce sector
We enjoy sex but fear contraceptives because they are man-made trouble —Nigerian women

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