News Headlines Jan 14, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 14, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

Social media drawing Nigeria to another genocide, says Utomi
Osinbajo: Fed Govt spends N2.7t on infrastructure
APC microzones National Secretary to Borno, Yobe
Pa Olapade for burial Thursday
When philanthropy turns lethal
Firm, Yemi Alade in new partnership
Obaseki slams Orbih’s treasury talk
Many feared dead in Enugu crash
Fire guts church in Delta
‘How we tackled churches, prayer houses over child witchcraft ‘
Forum seeks support for 2023 Southwest President
‘Even when I was tired, scared, I never gave up’
Group lauds EFCC’s anti-money laundering efforts
Malami urges ministries, departments to transmit agreements to e-depository
New VAT to wait till Finance Bill gazette
Tributes as ‘quintessential jurist’ Justice Okuwobi bows out
N1.4tr debts: BPE writes minister over suspension of NBET board meeting
Akwa Ibom targets N100b IGR in 2020
‘How to protect legal profession from adulteration, extinction’
Gowon, Utomi, others warn against another civil war
Committee begins review of police prosecution power in Lagos
Fed Govt mobilises against ‘importation’ of disease from China
HoS lauds Abiodun’s passion for civil service
Operation Amotekun a fulfillment of people’s yearnings, says Soyinka
Alleged N2.9b fraud: Businessman for arraignment January 29
7.5 per cent VAT kicks off as Buhari signs finance bill
‘Edo hasn’t recruited teachers in 10 years’
Account freeze: Court orders bank to pay lawyer N25m
AbdulRazaq seeks Buhari’s support for Kwara
Supreme Court halts proceedings over justice’s ill-health
Break the law, face prosecution, Lalong tells troublemakers
Alleged $24,000 extortion: ‘Why Shehu Sani shunned lie detector test’
How to bridge skill gaps, increase GDP
Two die in farmers, herdsmen clash
U.S. trade policy has disruptive effect on global economy
Buhari raises inter-ministerial, steering committee on Mambila project
‘Border closure not to witch-hunt legal businesses’
Nigeria debt service hits $1.31 billion in 2019
Making eastern ports attractive
Pay your tax, Fayemi begs residents
Onne Customs surpasses 2019 revenue target
Of power supply and projection
Much ado about NIMASA’s floating dock
Abiodun to commissioners: be ready for scrutiny
Furore over Lagos Airport’s navigational facilities
Court remands businessman for ‘sexually assaulting’ brothers
Kwara APC crisis will soon be over, says chieftain
Four suspected extortionists arrested
Eight suspected Internet fraudster nabbed
We don’t owe doctors, says hospital chief
‘APC should field consensus candidate’
I will bail people out of poverty, says PDP aspirant
Lawmaker lights up communities
Edo poll: it is APC versus PDP
Will George’s presidential bid fly?
Amnesty International’s misguided report on Rivers
EEDC’s dangerous disco
Alara of Ara for coronation Jan. 23
Two held over firearm
Police nab street urchin
Connectivity: Government taxing away our future?
Accountant jailed for defrauding church
Banker arraigned for ‘N230,000 theft’
Where are we?
Oyo mourns deceased teacher
Police arraign man for ‘defiling’ girl, 15
Fire razes over N21m worth of goods
Fire safety as national and global imperative
Court remands rearer in Osun
Katsina: When will this banditry end?
JABU to graduate 501 students
Next Level electricity tariff?
Dead men working
‘Prof. Osho’s clearance done in good faith’
Epidemic of gas explosion
Lai Mohammed, Aregbesola honour Alaafin
Remembering our fallen heroes
Wizkid…Ten years a star
Army wipes tears off centenarian’s face
Buhari’s firm handle on finances
BREAKING: Barcelona sack Valverde, name new coach
50,000 jostle for teaching jobs
Customs shortlists 162,399 for interview
Court dismisses N236m gratuity, pension suit filed by ex-Taraba Dep. Governor
Alleged N1.4bn fraud: Court adjourns trial of NBA President until Feb. 11
‘PDP is a carcass that cannot win
Enyimba FC Chairman threatens to quit
Rohr mulls Qatar 2022
How to bridge skill gaps, increase GDP
Buhari raises inter-ministerial, steering committee on Mambila project
Making eastern ports attractive
Many feared dead in Enugu crash
Fire guts church in Delta
Account freeze: Court orders bank to pay lawyer N25m
Four suspected extortionists arrested
Eight suspected Internet fraudster nabbed
19 bag First Class as JABU holds 10th convocation
UTME registration commences in Lagos
Fountain Varsity to graduate 307
Firm, Yemi Alade in new partnership
Movie star, Oke canvasses motivating stories
AKWAABA organiser excited over acceptance of Nigerian Jollof-rice
Ex-Sony Music boss promises to develop Nigeria’s digital music
Sugar rush will be back in cinemas soon – Banky W

The Punch

Private sector knocks FG as Buhari signs finance bill
SIM card: Man sues Buhari’s daughter, DSS, demands N500m
Court threatens to jail Emefiele over $53m debt
Clubbing kings don’t deserve respect, says Alaafin
Domestic worker commits suicide week before planned visit to parents
Pirates kill four naval men in Ondo
‘Brace up’ and some prepositions you do not need
Delta DPO accused of stripping 28-year-old woman
Group wants $9.6m Ibori loot in Delta
Nigeria hasn’t learnt any lesson from civil war – Soyinka, others
Supreme Court delivers Kano, Imo, Sokoto, others gov judgments today
Dangote renews bid to acquire Arsenal
Why Shehu Sani rejected lie detector, states aide
Omo Agege, group clash on alleged US conviction
I’m loyal to APC, not Osoba — Kaka
ASUU moves to take final decision on IPPIS
Man dies after drinking herbal mixture
Shi’ites tackle Buhari, el-Rufai over El-Zakzaky’s continued detention
Ambulance conveying Imo Catholic priest mother’s corpse burnt
FIIRO DG didn’t complete PhD programme – Supervisor
Ebonyi man remanded for allegedly killing motorcyclist
Man in court for stealing N50,000 window frames
Fire guts 50 shops in FCT furniture market
Dangote renews bid to acquire Arsenal
We’re privileged to have Oshoala – Barca coach
Messi wants Aguero at Barca
APC campaigning for PDP in Edo, says Orbih
Govs didn’t carry us along on Amotekun — South-West senators
Reps suspend NDDC probe over Buhari’s audit order
MTN share price leads N112bn market gain
NBET owes power producers over N1tn, say Gencos
Tension in South-East over plan to discard prepaid meters
Customs shortlist 162,399 candidates for aptitude test
Loans without collateral to fall in Q1 –CBN
New provost assumes office at AOCOED
OSUSTECH calls for donations toward infrastructural devt
Bida Poly senior staff issue strike notice
We saved N7.9m from e-payment of bursaries –Kwara
Oscar nominees in main categories
‘Joker’ leads Oscar nominations with 11
Oscar nominees emerge as awards row rages over female snubs
FG plans N265bn investment as broadband penetration drops
Cybersecurity threats require global response, says IMF boss
Nigeria to overtake South Africa in pay-TV subscription — Report
Firm introduces new cyberthreat detection service
EDITORIAL: Mindless killings of police personnel
Is health minister celebrating deaths of HIV patients? (1)
In memory of Mrs Abosede Ransome-Kuti

ThisDay

NSE Targets New Products to Attract Investors
Nigerians Urged to Adopt Timely Financial Planning
NSE Restates Commitment to Protect Investors, Recovers N1.44bn Shares
NERC Projects N244bn Revenue for TCN in 2020
CBN Reschedules January MPC Meeting
Babangida: Only a Stupid Soldier will Think of Coup
Thompson: Economic Diversification Crucial for Nigeria’s Success
Oduntan: Appropriate Pricing Key to Delivering Stable Power Supply
Nigerian Lady Trafficked to Lebanon Regains Freedom
Lagos Principal: How I Defiled Twins, Impregnated one
I Can’t Get Senators with N1bn Properties as My Sureties, Maina Tells Court
Buhari Commiserates with Niger President over Terrorist Attacks
Nigeria Preaches Energy Integration for Africa at Upcoming Parley
Growth Prospects for MSMEs Widen as Buhari Signs Finance Bill
Stakeholders Call for Establishment of National Cybersecurity Centre
Hollandia Yoghurt Unveils New Partnership
Phillips Consulting Tasks FG on Talent Management, Technology Adoption
For Ogbee, a New Chapter Beckons
APC Celebrates Senate President at 61
BIAFRA: 50 YEARS AFTER
CELEBRATING AN INTELLECTUAL ICON
MUCH ADO ABOUT SUCCESSION
Air Interdiction to Clear Terrorists in North-east
Editorial: THE N37 BILLION ‘RENOVATION’ BROUHAHA
50 Years After, Gowon Rallies Nation Against Civil War
Okoro’s Illness Delays S’Court Judgments in Six Govs’ Election Appeals
PDP Blames Moles for Crises in Lagos, Kano, Kogi
Barcelona Sack Valverde, Appoint Setien
Lamine Diack Trial Delayed Until June
Barca Femini Coach Hails Oshoala over CAF Award
Stadium Facility Expert, Egbe, Sad over sNigerian Pitches
The ‘Betrayal’ of Asisat Oshoala
Buratai Inaugurates 206 Flats for Soldiers in Kaduna
N25m Furniture Destroyed as Fire Razes Abuja Market
Bandits Kill 35, Abduct 58 Others, Demand N100m Ransom in Kaduna
EFCC Freezes Shehu Sani’s Bank Accounts over Alleged Extortion
Growth Prospects for MSMEs Widen as Buhari Signs Finance Bill
Stakeholders Call for Establishment of National Cybersecurity Centre
Thompson: Economic Diversification Crucial for Nigeria’s Success
Oduntan: Appropriate Pricing Key to Delivering Stable Power Supply
Phillips Consulting Tasks FG on Talent Management, Technology Adoption
Nigeria Preaches Energy Integration for Africa at Upcoming Parley
NAMA Begins Calibration of Navigational Aids Nationwide
IT Professionals Urge Buhari to Implement Digital Economy Strategy
NERC, CBN Move to End Revenue Leakages in Power Market
Strengthening Pan-African Banking Status

The Sun

Court jails church accountant for stealing tithes, offerings
EFCC nabs 8 Internet fraudsters in Ibadan
Tension in Edo over killing of 2
50 years after civil war: Soyinka, Akintoye, Utomi, Anya, others insist on restructuring
Dangote confirms Arsenal takeover in 2021
Buhari signs 2020 Finance Bill into law
Reactions: …LCCI, Labour say move’ll cripple businesses
AbdulRazaq meets Buhari, seeks support for Kwara devt
Harmattan: Sokoto govt. distributes 300 cardigans, blankets to Almajiri schools
Plateau votes N250m for ranches management
Court dismisses N236m gratuity, pension suit filed by ex-Taraba deputy gov
Education in the North is in serious crisis – Sani
Why South East Development Commission Bill hasn’t been passed –Nwogbo, Ex-NASS member
How Nigeria can win war against insurgency –Akinkunmi
Kano PDP: One party, multiple tendencies
Edo CAN in leadership crisis over motion for 2nd term automatic ticket
Alleged perjury: CSOs demand Omo-Agege’s resignation, prosecution
What you need to know about West Africa’s new currency, ‘Eco’
Personal finance management: How to shop ethically without breaking your budget
Buhari to lead Nigerian delegation to 1st UK-Africa Investment Summit
Court orders bank to pay lawyer N25m over account freezing
Silence hacking group targets banks in Nigeria, others
I cry when I see Nigerian pitches on TV -Egbe
Table Tennis: Nigeria battles others for Tokyo slots in Portugal
Edo Sports Festival 2020: No automatic shirt for any athlete – Shaibu
Grassroots Sports Development: Minister launches maiden Oyo Unity Cup
Tammy Abraham reveals… I never wanted to play for Nigeria
Minutes played in domestic league: Osimhen beats Messi, CR7 others
Dangote confirms Arsenal takeover in 2021
Wizkid deserves celebration 10 years after ‘Holla at your Boy’
Improving the integrity of our elections
Paradigm shift needed for better roads
Was the Biafran war inevitable?
We won’t produce graduates without skills –Tech-U
How I overcame challenges, by Osasona, McPherson varsity best graduate
You don’t need validation from people to be defined – Liza C, gospel artiste

Sudden Death: Why hearts pack up
Seeking Lost Glory 14th January 2020
Edo police command nabs 50 for robbery, kidnapping, cultism 14th January 2020
Etche ethnic nationality converge for development
Teachers’ registration: FG may axe defaulters
How govts can access more funds to improve basic education –HDi director
CEIBS alumni association inducts 47 members
Lagos AAU Alumni Association launches N100m health centre fund

Tribune

UPDATE: Kwara gov meets Buhari with ‘shopping list’
UPDATE: FG spent over N2.7trn on infrastructural development ―…
APC national scribe: We have no anointed candidate ― North-East caucus
Court fixes Feb 25 for suit challenging Gbajabiamila’s qualification…
Group tasks petroleum minister on passage of Petroleum Industry Bill
FG reiterates commitment to promoting women, youths participation in agriculture
Only technological innovation can check corruption in Nigeria ― Ashimolowo
Gombe farmers to cultivate 6,000 hectares of land during dry season
Police kill two suspected armed robbers in Anambra
Over N21m goods destroyed as fire razes market in Abuja
Taraba APC chieftains urge Gov Ishaku to declare FG refunds for constructed roads
20,621 arrested for seat belt violation in Anambra ― FRSC
APC national scribe: We have no anointed candidate ― North-East caucus
Alleged N1.4bn fraud: Court adjourns trial of NBA President until Feb 11
‘Amotekun’, desirable New Year gift ― Soyinka
Court fixes Feb 25 for suit challenging Gbajabiamila’s qualification to contest election
Group tasks petroleum minister on passage of Petroleum Industry Bill
No decision yet on motorcycle, tricycles ― Lagos govt
Buratai inaugurates 206 flat for soldiers in Kaduna
No decision yet on okada, tricycles ― Sanwo-Olu
Tambuwal calls for calm over Supreme Court adjournment of ruling
Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Traffic diversion on ‘Kara’ Bridge begins Tuesday
Rivers moves to improve investment with Ease of Doing Business Council
NUT to meet Buhari over 65-year retirement age for teachers
Residents protest severance of Game Village from sewage treatment plant
Ortom, Sule beg FG to sustain ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’
Queen agrees Prince Harry, Meghan can now go
Consider Kano your second home, Emir Sanusi tells Osinbajo
‘Doesn’t really matter’ if there was an imminent threat from Soleimani ― Trump
Two burnt to death in Kogi auto accident
Ondo Navy imposes curfew in Ilaje
No open grazing in Benue State ―Ortom’s CPS
Factors that will shape Nigeria’s economy in 2020 ― Onyema
Over N21m goods destroyed as fire razes market in Abuja
Ondo Police arrests man for impersonation
Man arraigned over alleged stealing of N50,000 aluminium frame
28-year-old accuses cop of stripping her naked, unlawful arrest in…
CBN mulls intervention for cocoa value chain
NSE: Market capitalisation gains N2.22trn in seven days of trading
UTME registration commences in Lagos
Despite suspension of NIN for JAMB registration, applicants flood NIMC…
30th anniversary: Home Science to ring bell at Stock Exchange
Commissioner says no teachers recruitment in Edo in 10 years
Editorial: Chukwuemeka Ike: Sunset in 2020
Queen agrees Prince Harry, Meghan can now go
‘Doesn’t really matter’ if there was an imminent…
On Ogun sex offenders’ register
Zaria-Pambegua road rehabilitation
AS APC stirs controversy in Sokoto
Tackling insecurity through multidimensional strategies
Politicians to watch out for in 2020
Nigeria’s Michael Ugwu to represent Africa on board of Merlin Network
Simi and Adekunle Gold celebrate one year wedding anniversary
Despite multi trillion naira interventions, Nigerian SMEs still crawl
APC national scribe: We have no anointed candidate ― North-East caucus
FG reiterates commitment to promoting women, youths participation in agriculture
Gombe farmers to cultivate 6,000 hectares of land during dry season
Only technological innovation can check corruption in Nigeria ― Ashimolowo

The Guardian

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Real Madrid is established to win titles, says Zidane
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High altitude runners target Lagos City Marathon
I want to break the jinx, says Bash Ali
Zulum names 13-member GIS board
Obaseki to enlist Nigerian Legion in Edo security outfit
Editorial: Double digit GDP growth and rapid development
Shipping firm increases freight rate to Nigeria
Local carriers, others record marginal air traffic growth
Shippers council canvasses 30 per cent cost reduction
Gains in high cap stocks lift NSE’s index by N112 billion
How NIN is used as weapon against citizenry
I’m no longer ashamed of Femi Adesina
Was the Biafran war inevitable?
A time to learn and deliver the economy

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