News Headlines Jan 13, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 13, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Sacked lecturer still commissioner -designate, says Abiodun
Isiaka, other PDP bigwigs join APC in Ogun
How Buhari normalised strained U.S.-Nigeria ties, by ex-envoy Hassan
Bakare: my succession call about credible polls
No tremor occurred here, say Abaji residents
Lagos-Ibadan Expressway diversion: FRSC deploys 100 officers
Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor ready in May – Sanwo-Olu
2020 UTME: ‘Date for sales of registration documents unchanged’
Adeboye seeks 50% cut in governors’, lawmakers’ salary
Governors’ life pension: SERAP seeks court order for payment details
No law backs President’s family to use official jets, says Falana
Tinubu: Senate President an excellent politician
Buhari, governors, others hail Lawan at 61
APCON to Fed Govt: constitute our council
Police nab five for stealing underwear
Army urges personnel to redouble efforts
Delta Muslims sue President over NAHCOM appointment
Car wash Operator ‘kills’ neighbour
CBN defends naira with $16.56b in 12 months
2023 poll: INEC weighs fresh options for results transmission
Lagos to stop abuse of traffic laws by motorcyclists, okada riders
Maid ‘kills’ two-year-old baby
Police arrest cobbler for ‘raping’ corps member
Mechanic gets three months for belonging to ‘Aiye’ cult
PDP, Obaseki clash over ‘empty’ treasury
Man arraigned for ‘defiling’ girl, 11
Police arrest 275 criminal suspects
NDDC begins audit of contracts in states
Amotekun: Outfit not OPC military wing
Man ‘kills’ mum in Imo
Anxiety as apex court considers seven governors’ fate
Don, cleric in court over alleged seven-count charge
Experts caution Federal Govt on $30b loan plan
Operation Amotekun legal, say Sagay, Ekiti lawyers
How Nigerian cinemas grossed over N6billion
Fed Govt’s cleansing rite in NNDC
POS police
Pick of the Year
Ogun pledges full automation of land services
NBS capital importation report ranks Ecobank, StanChart high
C & I Leasing’s N3.23b rights issue closes
UBA, Stanbic IBTC’s directors meet on dividend
‘Enhancing local artisans’skills, productivity’
Analysts predict rise in inflation rate
CBN report shows improvement in consumer confidence
2020: Shape of prophecies that won’t come to pass
Charting way forward for businesses
Abuse of the siren
‘APC cannot abandon zoning’
Florida insurers facing ratings downgrades
NCRIB bemoans Akesan inferno
The politics of coastal policing
Mystical money
Challenges before Ekiti council chairmen
Nigeria under the spell of juju
The enemies of our nation
‘National Mental Health Bill will boost psychiatry patients’ care’
Recapitalisation: Insurers hail NAICOM
Zaria-Pambegua road: Fashola must hear this!
Eight million farmers to benefit from 16,000 geo-clusters scheme
Small businesses
Zulum: we will eradicate thuggery in Borno
Estimated extortion
Tinubu, Falana, bid Beko’s widow farewell
Driving and riding hazards
Rolls-Royce makes record sales
Ihedioha receives relief materials for flood victims
Tata to display 28 vehicles at expo
ABCON cautions govt on France involvement in ECO currency
Nissan Leaf gets larger touchscreen
Bakare: my succession call about credible polls
2023 poll: INEC weighs fresh options for results transmission
How Nigerian cinemas grossed over N6billion’
Adeboye seeks 50% cut in governors’, lawmakers’ salary
Governors’ life pension: SERAP seeks court order for payment details
No law backs President’s family to use official jets, says Falana
No plans to float new party with Tinubu, Atiku- Maku
Bayelsa APC: Lokpobiri’s supporters kick against court judgment
EPL: Aguero hits hattrick as Man. City thrash Aston Villa
Djokovic beats Nadal to keep Serbia alive in ATP Cup final
Experts caution Federal Govt on $30b loan plan
NBS capital importation report ranks Ecobank, StanChart high
C & I Leasing’s N3.23b rights issue closes
Police nab five for stealing underwear
Man arraigned for ‘defiling’ girl, 11
Education
179 law school students, new lawyers get Kwara scholarship
Poly students protest HND/BSC dichotomy

The Punch

Operation Amotekun: Carry illegal arms, be arrested, police warn OPC, hunters
EFCC has frozen Shehu Sani’s accounts – Aide
Cobbler rapes graduate, shares nude video with friends
Amotekun: Anambra, Enugu differ on South-East security outfit, South-South delays project
Imo burglar jumps to death from two-storey building
Police launch manhunt for man who broke neighbour’s head
Boko Haram abducted my constituent returning to school –Plateau senator
Institute sanctions official for exposing randy security operatives
Car wash operator kills neighbour over gate closure
Ogun ex-deputy gov, former PDP secretary join APC
Border closure effective only in South, difficult to enforce in North –Ex-Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Buhari’s daughter goes to party in presidential jet
TCN to push for Discos’ recapitalisation
Buhari’s daughter wrong to use presidential jet –Falana
Inaccurate leadership succession is Nigeria’s bane, says Bakare
Police launch manhunt for man who broke neighbour’s head
Car wash operator kills neighbour over gate closure
Cobbler rapes graduate, shares nude video with friends
Residents accuse police, Lagos task force of demanding bribe
Taraba community residents flee over bloody clash
Container-laden truck crushes two to death in Ogun
Ondo pastor nabbed for impersonating policeman
SFU launches probe into Taiwanese visa fraud
Confed Cup: Enyimba win, Rangers draw at home
Nigeria battles others for Tokyo slots in Portugal
NSF: We are hosting to win, says Edo deputy gov
Group wants Obaseki’s govt probed for money laundering
Aregbesola blames porous borders for arms proliferation
Anxiety as Supreme Court rules on Sokoto gov poll today
Declare Edo debt profile, PDP tells Obaseki
Senate President’s maturity reduced executive-legislature frictions, says Buhari
11 airlines inactive, fail to renew licences
MTN share price rises after revoked tax case
Underwriters prepare for standard on insurance contracts
AXA Mansard recommends early financial planning
Ronaldo continues scoring streak as Juve top Serie A
FG orders cinemas to stop showing Banky W movie, Sugar Rush
There are many frustrated people on social media –Uche Elendu
Cyberattacks may rise, experts warn Nigerians
Stakeholders seek new cybersecurity policies
MTN supports young researchers to boost innovation
EDITORIAL: Unemployment: Toying with ticking time bomb
The Nigerian economy in retrospect and prospect
Why Nigeria needs a new broadcasting experience
Nigeria’s local languages as endangered species

ThisDay

23 States Run Local Security Outfits as Groups Demand Decentralised Policing
Banks Brace for CBN’s Fresh Recapitalisation Plan
Bayelsa Appeals Judgment on Disputed Oil Wells
ASUU Reviews Position on IPPIS Today
Dangote Targets $30bn Revenue in Two Years
Federal Govt to Replace ERGP with Medium-term Economic Blueprint
PDP Urges Buhari to Address Injustices that Caused Civil War
For APC, PDP, It’s Time to Rebuild and Reconcile
Quarrying, Blasting Activities behind FCT Earth Tremor, Says Seismologist
Edo PDP Chair Mocks Oshiomhole, Obaseki over Unresolved APC Crisis
APC, ADC Chieftains Defect to APC in Ogun
Niger Gov: Why APC Lost Councillorship Seat in My Ward
Judge Presiding over Ex-Katsina Gov Shema Case is Dead
UBA Board Meets to Discuss Dividend Recommendation, Others
Strengthening Pan-African Banking Status
Dangote Cement Shares Gain 21% on Increased Investors’ Demand
Minister Harps on Planning
No Plans to Float New Party with Tinubu, Atiku, Says Maku
Dickson Begins Payment of New National Minimum Wage
Atiku Groups Slam PDP BoT Chairman
Understanding the Big Spending on Railway
RAZAQ AKANNI OKOYA A Golden ‘Grandmaster’s Grandeur at 80
UCTH to Perform First Open Heart Surgery in April
Falana: Use of Presidential Jet for Private Event by Buhari’s Family Illegal
FUNNY BUT TRUE: Norwich Fan Buys Players a Drink in His Will
AUCKLAND CLASSIC: Relieved Serena Wins First Title in Three Years
NPFL: Lobi Topple Plateau at the Summit
TABLE TENNIS: Nigeria to Battle others for Tokyo Slots in Portugal
Suarez Rules out for Four Months with Knee Surgery
Tribute to HM Professor Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike
Shaka Momodu: A Columnist as Hater-in-Chief
Dangote Cement Shares Gain 21% on Increased Investors’ Demand
Minister Harps on Planning
Enugu Airport: Contractor Condemns Hostility of Host Community
New NEPZA Boss Wants Act Amended to Liberate Economic Sectors
All-Share Index Rises 9.1%, Records 2-year Highest Weekly Gain
Insurance Regulator to Prepare Operators ahead of IFRS 17 Adoption
Co-living Concept Gaining Ground in Nigeria, Says Real Estate Expert
WFP Creates Awareness on Challenges of Insurgency in North-east
Leadway Appoints New CEO, Hassan-Odukale Bows Out
So Energy Enhances Access to Petroleum Products in Ghana
ABCON Cautions FG against ‘ECO’ Currency
Adegbite: Conspiracy Led to Failure of Ajaokuta Steel Company
THE DEVIL AND THE DETAILS
S’Africa to Keep Repo at 6.5%
Nigeria is Gearing up for Growth, Says Jejin Jeon
Firm Empowers Females
Whither the Disparities in World’s Billionaire Rankings?

Daily Trust

Building collapse incidents rose by 122% in 2019
Why we want to build youth hostels, car parks in Abuja – APDC MD
Citywide Parks Development Challenges
2020: What FG must do to check unemployment – Rep Mani
TUC debunks investment rumour
Zakzaky: Beware of reckoning, Shi’ites tell el-Rufai
Taraba: Tivs, Jukuns desert Dananacha as soldiers, Police take charge
I didn’t meet with Tinubu, Atiku over 2023 – Labaran Maku
I did not ask Buhari to ‘pick’ a successor – Bakare
Police deploy 1,000 officers in Sokoto as Supreme Court hears guber case
Northern govs felicitate with Lawan at 61
7 die in multiple crashes in Nasarawa
S/Court hears appeals against Ganduje, Tambuwal, Ihedioha today
2023: Yarima declares interest to contest for presidency
Why my govt started at slow pace – Gov Abiodun
Enyimba revive CAF Confed Cup hopes
Real beat Atletico on penalties to win Supercopa
Aguero hits hat-trick as Man City thrash Aston Villa
Alaafin of Oyo to confer ‘Akosin of Yorubaland’ chieftancy title on Habeeb Okunola
‘I’m yet to speak with my kidnapped wife, daughter’
600 rice farmers to commence dry season farming in FCT
Roll out drums; Africa is 60
All assets already publicly declared
Confronting injustice through mediation practice in Nigeria
Fires, missiles and climate change
Breaking the Silence
Police arrest woman for pouring hot water on 12-yr-old girl in Kogi
Man jumps to death fleeing crime scene
Editorial: Avalanche of election petitions
Burna Boy, 2Baba, Anthony Joshua, DJ Cuppy, others win SoundCityMVP awards
#SoundCityMVP: Teni, Rema, Joeboy, Dope Nation, Khaligraph Jones, others bag awards
2020: What FG must do to check unemployment – Rep Mani
TUC debunks investment rumour
Ondo: Resident doctors begin strike over unpaid salaries
To reap from livestock, adopt these practices in 2020
1,700 Kaduna residents to receive agric grants
Ortom reverses increased mock fee for SSCE

The Sun

Global Fund allocates US$890m to Nigeria to fight HIV, TB, Malaria
2023: Crisis brews in PDP as stakeholders move against Secondus, others
Imo: Supreme Court decides Ihedioha, Araraume, Nwosu’s fate Monday
HAPPENING NOW: Armed Forces Remembrance Day service holds in Abuja
Tension as Supreme Court decides Ihedioha, Tambuwal, Ortom’s fate today
CBN to bar vessel importers from forex in 2022 –NIMASA
Ekiti NBA backs South West on Operation Amotekun
THISDAY begins nominations for 2020 awards
Again MEND calls for release of Okah brothers
Soku oil wells: Bayelsa appeals judgment, files stay of execution
We can’t spend our money on Calabar-Itu Road –Akwa Ibom
Anambra community protests abandoned road, hospital
Oyo LG poll: Between PDP, APC, it’s who blinks first
Bakare denies saying Buhari to pick successor
Edo 2020: PDP’ll produce young guber candidate –Chairman
Heaven, Nigerians’ll not honour election riggers, Wike tells Armed Forces
Crisis rocks Ebonyi APC over alleged embezzlement of N21m
Experts proffer ways to make budget cycle work
Dangote targets $30bn in revenue, lauds FG on agriculture revolution
Iran, US crisis may favour Nigeria but we don’t want crisis in the world –Sylva
Stakeholders canvass cheap credit, BoA recapitalisation for 2020
Port access roads, cost of doing business top 2020 expectations
Atiku Abubakar on 2019 Nigeria: My explications
Amotekun: Leopard comes to Nigeria
The mindset for waiting
Peter Obi and the rest of us
Biafra and 50 years of unending war
Road to Tokyo 2020: 14 players to hit D’Tigress camp
NCS Area II Command Onne Port generates N107.3bn
Remit 25% revenue into consolidated account, Committee urges MDAs
Delta Air unveils upgraded app, partners with Lyft
How Nigeria’ll lose N350m from flight diversion
ABCON cautions FG on France’s involvement in ECO currency
Afreximbank gets C of O to build Quality Assurance Centre in Imo
The US, Iran brouhaha
… US must be prepared for consequences of act of war – Iran FM

Tribune

Ukraine demands punishment for Iran plane downing
China helping Nigeria’s development ― Teng Li
PDP, ADC bigwigs defect to APC in Ogun Tuesday
Trump warns Iran against ‘massacre’ as protests erupt over jetliner downing
Kidnap: Ilaje community alleges siege by Naval officers
Ile Arugbo: Kwara PDP petitions NHRC, seeks probe of use of live ammunition to disperse aged women
Kano NUJ commends Ganduje over payment of N36,600 minimum wage
PDP, ADC bigwigs defect to APC in Ogun Tuesday
Falana to Buhari: No law, policy backs your family members’ use of presidential aircraft
Kano celebrates 64 months without Polio outbreak
Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Imo, Sokoto guber elections appeals Monday
Hanan was on official assignment to represent her father ― Buhari Media Organisation
Amotekun: Gani Adams-led Aare-in-Council throws support for S/West govs
No hidden agenda in establishing Operation Amotekun ― DAWN Commission DG
Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor ready in May ― Sanwo-Olu
Help free my daughter, father of kidnapped AAU final year student begs IGP, Obaseki
Peace in NURTW: Lagos Island stakeholders commend MC Oluomo
Sex with patients: Senate proposes N200,000 fine against medical officials
Omo-Agege felicitates Lawan at 61
Buhari’s exclusion policy hurting national unity ― PDP
2023: I never asked Buhari to handpick successor ― Pastor Bakare
Reps move to establish unclaimed dividends trust fund
I did not shun ‘Operation Amotekun’ launch, says Abiodun
Rep member, Igbakpa, lauds ban on night grazing
Rockets hit Iraq military base hosting US troops, four injured
GOC 7 Div dances with wounded troops in hospital
Workers’ sack: JOHESU suspends planned strike in Ekiti
50,000 people applied for 1,000 teaching jobs in Lagos ― Official
Insecurity: Plateau govt builds neighbourhood security watchtower
Police arrest wanted traffic robber in Lagos
Amotekun: Restructuring of Nigeria has commenced, says Ohaneze Ndigbo
Suspected mentally-deranged man sets another man ablaze on Lagos
Police arrest car wash operator for allegedly killing neighbour
Police arrest wanted traffic robber in Lagos
Police arrest five for stealing female underwears for ritual
NSE: Market capitalisation gains N2.22trn in seven days of trading
Amotekun and the North’s fears
Gov Ortom orders reversal of mock registration fees
179 Law School students, new lawyers get Kwara scholarship
UTME registration: Parents, NANS hail JAMB on NIN suspension
Editorial: Buhari on his successor
When will banditry end?
All hail ‘Amotekun’
Buhari and democracy
Tackling insecurity through multidimensional strategies
Politicians to watch out for in 2020
As the debate over 2023 presidency rages
FG should be more responsible on NDDC matters —Wali
How FG’s ban on midwives’ employment spiked maternal, infant mortality
Travails of the fire fighters
Kano approves N79m counterpart fund to improve healthcare delivery
Access Bank partners UCH IVF Centre to provide treatment financing for women

The Guardian

Senate to make access to food fundamental right
More rift on Amotekun as Kano mulls community policing
Don’t use court to justify detention, injustice against El-Zakzaky, Shiites tell El-Rufai
I never urged Buhari to foist successor on Nigeria, says Bakare
Okowa performed beyond our imagination, says DESOPADEC
Edo PDP declares APC government abysmal failure
Don’t drag us backward, Enoh tells aggrieved Cross River APC chieftains
Delta community seeks state government’s assistance over kingship tussle
UCTH partners U.S. foundation, military to refurbish hospital
NOC panel indicts Gusau, approves Adeleye’s removal as technical director
Iran’s only female Olympic medallist, Alizadeh defects
Mourinho rules out talks on new players in January window
Van de Beek sure of staying at Ajax till end of season
Aguero sets EPL’s record as Watford’s revival continues
Fabinho dreams of quick return after ankle injury
All voices are pointing in Southwest direction for 2023 presidency, says Oluwajana
Amid renewed attacks, Plateau State sues for peace by other means
Bakare denies mounting pressure on Buhari to pick successor, clarifies stance
2023: Maku says report on meeting with Tinubu, Atiku is fake
Editorial: Towards actualising double digit GDP growth rate
Market indices surge by nine per cent in five sessions
Dangote, Guinness, Nestle, Nigeria Breweries, among nominees for The Guardian Manufacturing Excellence Awards
CBN makes first forex intervention in 2020 with $253m
This house has fallen
One nation, many stories!
Transform ECO to ACU now!
Monkey business, warts and all
Association’s leader urges members to repay Anchor Borrowers’ loans
Professionals list ways Nigerian farmers, agro-entrepreneurs can avoid fire outbreaks
Poultry farmers lament high prices of day-old chicks
Drinking green tea regularly lowers risk of stroke, heart disease by 25%
Ehanire promises to prioritise NCDC development as important asset for Nigeria
Healthy habits increase years free of cancer, diabetes, heart problem
Western diet, unhealthful dietary patterns contribute to poor mental health

Daily Independent

South-West Govs Won’t Use Amotekun For Political Purposes –Adeniran
2023: Political Heat In Delta Over Zoning
AFN: NOC Panel Indicts Gusau, Approves Adeleye’s Removal As Technical Director
Dangote Lauds FG On Agriculture Revolution, Targets $30bn In Revenue
‘OPEC Aims At Price Stability’
Japanese Billionaire Seeks Female Companion For Lunar Trip
Iran Among Top Nanoscience Producers In World
Ukraine PM Says State Airline Will Compensate Families Of Iran Crash Victims
Australian PM Proposes High-Powered Inquiry Into Bushfires Response
Royal Split: Prince Harry Delays Plan To Join Meghan In Canada
AFN: NOC Panel Indicts Gusau, Approves Adeleye’s Removal As Technical Director
Dangote Lauds FG On Agriculture Revolution, Targets $30bn In Revenue
‘OPEC Aims At Price Stability’
Border Closure Not To Obstruct Legal Businesses – Customs
Flooding: Lagos To Construct 19.39km Ijegun, Ijagemo, Ijedodo Link Roads
COSROPIN Decries Dearth Of Geriatric Doctors
Buhari Condoles With Family Of Chukwuemeka Ike
FG Charges Interior Ministry, Other Agencies On Citizens’ Integrity
Consultants Under Pressure As Resident Doctors Boycott Hospitals In Ondo
Tambuwal, Ishaku, Ortom Battle For PDP Chairmanship Position
Manchester City Thrash Aston Villa With Aguero’s Record-Breaking Hat-Trick
Xavi Hernandez Turns Down Barcelona
Manchester United Table £12.5million For 16-Year-Old Wonderkid, Jude Bellingham
FG Urges States To Explore €500m Domiciled In BoI To Support MSMEs
Customs Nets N1.3trn As Revenue For 2019
NEPZA Act Fails To Meet Current Economic Demands – Acting MD
EDITORIAL: Federal Government’s N150bn Judgment Debts
Preface To My Book: The Present As Past
Government Tax Drive And Burden Of Responsibility

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