News Headlines Jan 23, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 23, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Punch
NLC fumes as council of state fixes minimum wage at N27,000
If we expose those in Buhari govt, they’ll not only go to jail, they’ll go to hell – Obasanjo
Danjuma alleges plot to rig, says Nigeria’s democracy primitive
Reps pass bill criminalising estimated billing
Mikel undergoes medical at Middlesbrough
What Nigerian legislators do
Handle Obasanjo with caution, Sani warns Buhari
Niger man buries murdered victim after raiding his home
Sisters arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs into Kuje prison
Miyetti Allah attacks Atiku for saying Buhari not a full-blooded Fulani
I returned the pants I stole after five minutes – Suspect
Truck crushes motorcyclist as Wike supervises corpse evacuation
My joy won’t be complete until Buhari wins — Adamu
Ronaldo avoids jail, fined €3.57m for tax fraud
AMCON seeks investors for Polaris Bank
Police stop protesters from storming Presidential Villa
Obasanjo lacks dignity –Sagay
Police stop protesters from storming Presidential Villa
Police arraign woman for murder of two-year-old boy
Family blames EKEDC as fallen wire electrocutes Lagos trader
‘Bullet from my gun killed Babcock student but I didn’t fire it’
One killed, many injured as Customs, hoodlums clash in Ogun
Agbaje promises to implement IBILE allocation formula
Elections: NYSC boss warns corps members against malpractices
Benue Rep returns to APC after losing PDP ticket
ICPC partners INEC to stop vote-buying
Reserves would’ve crashed to $2bn without forex restriction — FG
Pipeline vandalism: Kingpin captured in Lagos
FG, firm sign $100m concession agreement for Warri Port terminal
Nigeria posts biggest oil production rise in OPEC
Mikel undergoes medical at Middlesbrough
Utin, Yahaya top Flying Eagles list for U-20 AFCON
Super 4: Amazons team to beat, says Ibrahim
Rugby federation targets 2020 Olympics
Edo beefs up security for Insurance, Kwara Utd clash
Those who pulled out of strike will regret it – ASUU
Black Panther, others nominated for best picture Oscar
‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead Oscars nominations with 10 each
Oscar nominees in main categories
Oscar nominations get underway
French Police hold American singer Chris Brown as woman accuses him of rape
Right now, I can’t combine music with marriage – Skales
Ekiti destroys N15m expired drugs in health facilities
NCDC declares Lassa fever outbreak in eight states
Excess sugar consumption and infertility
Sanwo-Olu promises to consolidate LHIS
Drinking soft drinks after exercise could damage your kidney
Why plastic surgery is safe for younger patients – Aranmolate
Capital flight: NOTAP saves N240bn in 10 years
Editorial: Buhari’s faulty stand on state police
What Nigerian legislators do
Still on Onnoghen’s arraignment
Who cares about education in Nigeria (2)
Dealing with barriers to financial

The Nation
Emefiele to Atiku: your monetary policy agenda disastrous
More cash found in CJN Onnoghen’s accounts
Buhari, Obasanjo meet at Villa
Tinubu: Obasanjo seeks return to power
Council of State okays N27,000 minimum wage
More cash found in CJN Onnoghen’s accounts
Labour rejects N27, 000 offer for states
CCT rejects orders stopping CJN’s trial
Obasanjo and the power withdrawal syndrome
‘Let’s secure future generations of Imo
SDP members in Osun Central endorse Basiru
Ekiti APC elders back Buhari for second term
Adebutu: I’m the authentic PDP candidate
Lagos ANDP candidate decries rate of poverty, insecurity
Nigeria needs to be saved urgently, says Ezekwesili
Mikel joins Middlesbrough
Balotelli to join Marseille from Nice
Fireworks at the temple as Rangers, MFM lock horns
Obi Mikel to get Middlesbrough’s number 12 jersey
AFCON 2019: No need to mount pressure on Mikel- Siasia
Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud to pay N7.9billion fine
Nigeria’s investment prospects in oil, gas high
Shell, Total cut gas supply to GenCos over debts
NNPC inaugurates 25m-litre tank at Ejigbo Depot
We ‘ll complete Lagos-Badagry expressway, says Hamzat
NCF holds forum on environment
Suspected Abule-Egba pipeline vandals arrested
Police investigate man for sodomy
LASUTH resident doctors begin warning strike Jan 28
Scores injured in traders, hoodlums clash at Idi Araba
Man to die by hanging for murder
Court discharges man who stole his own car
Man to die for matcheting neighbour
Police investigate man for sodomy
Fayemi sacks EKSU VC, other heads of state-owned institutions
Obaseki tasks secondary school teachers on ICT-oriented teaching method
AFtv to start operations in Nigeria
Oscar 2019: ‘The Favourite’, ‘Roma’ lead nominations
NFVCB takes training to Port Harcourt, Nnewi
Why I released my songs online, by Mr. Five
MTV Base’s Celeb Living returns with Paul Okoye, Jimi Agbaje, others
Lagos Most Beautiful Girl to hold Saturday
Editorial: Humanitarian tragedy
JANUARY 22, 2019
Our Girls; Who killed the naira? 18-40 voter power
Desperate season

ThisDay
Emefiele Insists Economy on Track, MPC Retains 14% Interest Rate
Roma, The Favourite Lead 2019 Oscars Nominations
(UPDATED)Council of State Approves N27,000 as New National Minimum Wage, FG to Pay Workers N30,000
Emefiele Insists Economy on Track, MPC Retains 14% Interest Rate
•More items to join CBN’s FX restriction list •Foreign reserves now $43.28bn
Celebrating LASPOTECH at 40, Meeting Knowledge-driven 21st Century Demands
I Will Never Trade Peace for Fraud, Says UNIOSUN VC
Gas-fired Buses to Save Nigeria $2.5bn Yearly
Path to Sustainable Growth
Sekibo: Entrepreneurship, Bedrock for Economic Growth
Danjuma Raises the Alarm over Plot to Rig Elections
Again, ANRP Calls for Upward Review of 2019 Budget
I’m Impressed with INEC’s Preparation, Buhari Tells EU Observers
NANTS Opposes e-Commerce Negotiations at World Economic Forum
Nigeria, Canada Move to Revive Bilateral Agreement…
FG Declares Lassa Fever Outbreak, Activates Emergency Response
Lack of Quorum Stalls House’s Budget Consideration
•Passes bill criminalising estimated billings
FG Concessions Terminal ‘B’ Warri Old Port for N105.24bn
Gas Flare: Nigeria Extends Window for Market-based Scheme
Containing the Uproar over the Presidential Debate
Abubakar Finds His Voice Against Traducers
Osinbajo Bemoans Capacity of Fake News to Cause Harm
Opposition Parties, Lawyers Storm CCT Headquarters Over Onnoghen’s Trial
Lagos Residents Cry to Ezekwesili for Rescue from Poverty
People’s Trust Presidential Candidate Challenges Buhari, Abubakar to Debate
IS INEC AN UNBIASED UMPIRE? (2)
Analysts Outline Factors that Will Drive Stock Market in 2019
Ilechukwu Predicts Tough Outing against Rangers
Hooliganism: Remo Stars Banished to Oshogbo, Fined N6m for Crowd Violence
Australian Open: Nadal Powers Past Tiafoe to Reach Semis
New Cardiff Player, Sala, Confirmed on Missing Aircraft
State FAs Ready for Elective Congresses
2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Expo Begins
Paralympic Committee Nigeria Elects New Board
EDITORIAL: INSECURITY IN THE NORTH-WEST

The Sun
Shooting at Abia guber debate venue
FG declares Lassa fever outbreak
Obasanjo, master rigger –Tinubu
CBN warns against rising debt, retains rate at 14%
Showdown looms over minimum wage
Protect your votes, Wike tells Nigerians
Afe Babalola, Okonkwo laud The Sun for awards
Protests rock Gboko, Adikpo as Assembly suspends 6 LG bosses
Alleged fraud, misconduct: Fayemi sacks indicted heads of institutions
2 die in rival cult clash in Ondo
Geneva: Sanwo-Olu secures $5bn trade commitment in Switzerland
Bayelsa sues oil firms
Elections: Lawmakers desert NASS
Presidential polls: We’ve no choice candidate –CAN
Kwara: APC guber candidate, govt trade tackles on N70bn rice project
Court reinstates Ondo Reps candidate, Obaneyen
Okotie sets agenda for new IGP
Egina FPSO: Samsung generates $400m into Nigeria’s petroleum sector
Nigeria appointed Ashoka African Hub for social entrepreneurship
Electricity pensioners petition Buhari over non-payment of arrears
PENGASSAN seeks stiffer sanctions against Forte Oil, Seplat, others over anti-labour posturing
How to stay safe online using VPN
Elections
‘Kwara North elders’ 2023 pact charade’
PDP govs funding Buhari’s re-election –Yari, Lawan
Elections: We won’t accept interim govt –PDP
Alternatives to restructuring
Of false prophets and fake prophesies (3)
Higher philosophy of Christian marriage (13)
Reactions to my series on Atiku winning 2019 poll (4)
Conflict of pluralism
Ide Ahaba …. The last journey to paradise
Omeruo ranked best Nigerian player in Europe
Rohr to watch MFM, Rangers clash in Agege
Invitational tourney: Falcons’ star, Ikidi hails NFF
U20 AFCON: Utin, Yahaya, Effiom top Flying Eagles list
Usain Bolt: Sprinter-turned-footballer declares his ‘sports life over’
Ladies share experiences on harassment in parks, markets
Mabushi: Residents lament stench, pollution opposite environment ministry
2019: NSCDC warns youths against election violence 23rd January 2019
Tears as Ochanya bags posthumous award
Ikpeazu on course –Information commissioner
Internet fraudsters on rampage in Delta

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