News Headlines Jan 15, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

News Headlines Jan 15, 2020. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

The Nation

INEC set for Kano election re-run
Fire guts old Sokoto market
UN General Assembly President sets global priority goals
‘Mad’ expectant mothers rescued in Anambra
Tears, jubilation in Imo over Supreme Court judgment
‘Driver’s body in Ikpoba River not found’
Military detaining our monarch illegally, says Bayelsa community
Peterside to Wike: stop humiliating monarchs
Mbaka – the man and his prophecies
One dies in Anambra tanker fire
Otti to Ikpeazu: flee from sycophants
Osinbajo assures on provision of strategic infrastructure by Buhari to grow economy
‘Dokubo has done well for Niger Delta’
NERC admits Nigerians paying for electricity not consumed
Three remanded for murder in Ogun
Tributes to author who became king
Delta okays N5b film village
Report: 7.5% VAT will make states financially viable
Pirates kill four in Ondo
‘Police arrested Akure cleric’s impostor’
The Diaspora who never left home
Uzodinma replaces Ihedioha as Supreme Court sacks Imo governor
Actor Toyosi Arigbabuwo is dead
Chevron supports NCF annual lecture
PDP chiefs endorse ex-spokesman for governor
JCI to train 1,000 youths, plant 1million trees
Tax reforms to fetch N8.15tr cash
Gunmen abduct two in Osun
Osun Assembly confirms Awolalu as Court President
Outrage as Federal Govt declares Amotekun illegal
Kwara bans religious activities in public schools
Anywhere but here!
Ngige woos ASUU with IPPIS, UTAS merger
Ifa as a system of divination
Malami under fire over Amotekun
Court throws out EFCC’s plea to screen witness in Maina’s trial
The underbelly of soft deaths in Nigeria
‘My attraction to Isaac Delano’
Three injured as police, Shi’ite members clash in Abuja
Oshiomhole welcomes Isiaka, others to Ogun APC
Bulama is APC National Secretary
Monarchs unite for grassroots dwellers
Stakeholders to sanitise roads
Hanan’s voyage
‘Missing N35m’: Defence lawyer’s ill health stalls JAMB official’s trial
‘We’ve achieved 80% compliance’
Govt to hire more qualified teachers, says Buhari
2020 UTME: JAMB apprehends online agents for ‘extortion of candidates’
‘Pay your rates, levies regularly’
PVC registration to resume
Expert advises youths to explore data science job opportunities
Civil Defence receives Nigerian girl trafficked in Lebanon
Fed Govt chides governors over increase in ‘right of way’ charges
‘How SMEs can sail through rough waters’
Sanwo-Olu reiterates commitment to improve health care delivery
Residents feared killed as petrol tanker explodes
Nigerian startups, others for Morocco boot camp
COWLSO to partner leaders for cleaner markets
Navy arrests six ‘rice smugglers’
Alleged $2m laundering: Atiku’s lawyer’s re-arraignment stalled
Birthing successful small businesses
Court strikes out theft charge against Naira Marley
Lovers found dead inside room
Gunmen kidnap teachers in Edo
AXA Mansard advises Nigerians on financial planning
Railways Pension Scheme deficit called into question
Pension enhancement scheme kicks off next month
Pension complaints and solutions
New free float rules will enhance liquidity, says NSE
Stock Exchange recovers N1.44b shares for investors
How Nigerian pastor raped six girls in UK
Lifting creative industry with funding, networking
Obaseki will defeat any other aspirant, says Ijegbai
Obaseki: A warlord without an army
Yakubu: election riggers will be prosecuted
Cold war between Okowa and Uduaghan deepens
De-merchandising our democracy
Ike; Equiano; MTN fake fine
2020 Budget in the eyes of common man
Fabamwo at LASUTH; one year after
Anambra’s ascent as food-producing state
Worthy feat
Preventing 95,000 deaths from firewood cooking (1)
World Bank’s interventions in agriculture
FG declares Amotekun illegal
Scores killed in Benue tanker explosion
Amotekun: AGF is talking rubbish, says Afenifere Chief
Amotekun: Southern, middle belt leaders urge S/W governors to ignore Malami
We are ecstatic about Supreme Court Judgment on IMO, says APC


South West plans legal action as FG declares Amotekun illegal
PDP fumes as Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma winner
Shagari respected President’s office, always stepped out to smoke – Utomi
Presidency, minister differ on finance law implementation
Suspect behind Buhari’s fake marriage video gets bail
Panic in Edo community as gunmen abduct teachers
15-year outage: Youths block Ibom Power Plant with corpses
OOU denies deliberating on commissioner-designate’s alleged dismissal
We are expecting Buhari’s decision on IPPIS –Ogunyemi
Assailants murder Ebonyi man, mistress
Basic guidelines to having a baby (2)
Pastor accuses TRACE of withholding motorcycle after paying fine
Shehu Sani’s arrest, detention politically motivated –Aide
Suspected killers of Moradeun Balogun remanded
Isa Funtua on Nigeria’s realpolitik
Buhari inaugurates Lagos-Ibadan railway in May, says Amaechi
They promised $1,000 job but made me slave –Lebanon returnee
APC vice-chair attacks Oshiomhole, alleges imposition
Rivers man who fed daughter with excreta gets bail
Lawyers arraigned for land fraud in Osun
Police nab seven for stealing five-year-old in Imo
Osimhen vows to banish away goal nightmare
Onyekuru to resume Gala training next week
Okoye relishes Eagles experience
Defection turns Ogun to one-party state, says Abiodun
Nigeria worse now than in 1967, SMBCF warns
Peterside accuses Wike of embarrassing Rivers monarchs
Ikpeazu didn’t win 2019 poll, says Otti
I’m not sponsoring your attackers, Ortom tells Akume
Recruitment budget: N1.6bn for hiring, training, Customs insist
Apapa gridlock: More vessels berth at eastern ports
132,000 bankers to benefit from CISI training
We need trained workforce for high performance – CIPM
Halogen Group partners FG, adopts Adekuoroye
Nollywood mourns again as veteran actor, Toyosi Arigbabuwo, dies
Director Spike Lee to head 2020 Cannes Film Festival jury
Oscar nominees in main categories
‘Joker’ leads Oscar nominations with 11
FG announces new labs for yellow fever, measles testing
Nigeria can deal with coronavirus – NCDC
LASG to deploy technology for quality health care delivery
Exit replacement’ll address doctors’ shortage – Medical Guild
Google to phase out web-tracking ‘cookies’
EDITORIAL: Cooking gas operations require firm hands
Intolerable checkpoints on Nigerian highways
Nigerian civil society and the fight against corruption
Is health minister celebrating death of HIV patients? (2)


Ecobank to Disburse N70bn in Agric Financing Scheme
Flour Mills Revives Bond Sale Plan
The Surreptitious ‘Politician’ Called Captain Hosa
Barcelona Knock Real Madrid off Top of Football Money League
Supreme Court’s Inexplicable Decision Gives Imo Gov to APC
13 New Millionaires Emerge in Fidelity Bank’s Promo
South-west Govs to Meet as FG Declares Amotekun Illegal
FG Rejects States’ Hike of RoW Charges
Victory over Female Genital Mutilation in Imo
FG to Issue Guidelines on Implementation of Finance Act
Bright Prospects for Stock Market
Four Persons Shot as Shiites, Police Clash in Abuja
Gunmen Abduct Two Teachers in Edo Community
Delta Bans Protest to Oil Companies
Customs Laments Sustained Smuggling of Petrol at Border Communities
More Analysts Bullish on Stock Market Recovery in 2020
Report: Banks Mull Loosening Household Credit Scoring Criteria
PDP Reacts to Supreme Court Judgment on Imo Governorship, Says It’s ‘Another Sad Commentary’
Crisis Looms as Sacked PDP Chairmen Set to Take over Katsina LGAs
Issues, Hurdles Before Ezeemo in Anambra PDP
For Ogbee, a New Chapter Beckons
Addressing Open Defecation, Water Sanitation and Hygiene
Katsina Issues Fresh Ultimatum to Bandits to Stop Killings
Waziri Urges Northern Governors to Emulate Sanwo-Olu
NPA, MAN, NACCIMA Berate Task Force over Apapa Gridlock
Leicester May Stop Ndidi from Nigeria’s Opening Game in March
Emotional Setien Surprised to be Given Dream Barcelona Job
Watford Sign Udinese Winger
LBA Shortlists Eight for December NPFL Awards
Tribute to HM Professor Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike
Fifty Years After The War: We Must Make Progress
Dreams from My Mother
13 New Millionaires Emerge in Fidelity Bank’s Promo
Bright Prospects for Stock Market
Delta Bans Protest to Oil Companies
Customs Laments Sustained Smuggling of Petrol at Border Communities
More Analysts Bullish on Stock Market Recovery in 2020
Report: Banks Mull Loosening Household Credit Scoring Criteria
Orthodox Versus Heterodox Monetary Policies
LG Introduces Laundry Machine with AI-Powered Washer
‘Innovation, Resilience Key for Nigerian Luxury Market’
Effects on Banks, Capital Market, Insurance
Finance Act as Game Changer for MSMEs
Aguigwo Now UPMFB Chairman

Daily Trust

S/Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma governor
Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Families of slain soldiers cry for help
FG declares Amotekun illegal
We’ll recruit more qualified teachers — Buhari
2 injured, 7 houses burnt in Benue tanker fire — FRSC
Telecom lines: Data, call rates hike imminent as states raise RoW charge
NWC member says Oshiomhole no longer APC chair, rejects Bulama as party scribe
Southern, Middle Belt Forum rejects FG’s directive on Amotekun
Assault on female doctor sparks outrage among physicians
We’ll recruit more qualified teachers — Buhari
S/Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma governor
Uzodinma jumps from 4th to 1st place via S/Court
Rivers Utd, Plateau United aim to dethrone Lobi Stars
Liverpool to end Awoniyi’s Mainz loan amid interest from Europe
High Altitude Athletics Club Jos will set new national marathon record – Nuhu
Analysts predict rise in inflation rate to 12%
CBN postpones MPC meeting by 3 days
Fire razes Abuja furniture market
Kidnappings: Apprehension as Kuje chair set to redeploy teachers
5000 Moore residents protest sale of sewage treatment plant
Public conduct and morality question
A leading light of Northern Nigerian public service
Reserved for Presidents only
Ghana’s missile strike on Nigeria
Amotekun: An interested party’s opinion
Student kills maths teacher in Cameroon after stabbing him twice
Kenya: Teachers threaten to abandon schools after attack
First arrests in Iran reported after fatal Ukrainian plane crash
Site manager, 33 others in police net over theft of railway materials
Police arrest 7 over theft of 5-yr-old boy
Lebanese, lawyer nabbed over trafficking of woman to Lebanon
Editorial: Armed Forces Remembrance Day
Court strikes out car theft charge against Naira Marley, others
Rema makes BBC Radio 1Xtra’s list of 15 hot Acts for 2020
Fans lash Naira Marley on twitter, say Terry G is no mate
El-Rufai appoints Major Rimi to head traffic law enforcement agency
Recruitment: Customs shortlists 162,000 applicants for aptitude test
Agboola becomes 7even Interactive’s CEO
Lessons from the huge technology job cuts in 2019
New ‘smart diaper’ unveiled at CES 2020
Buhari voices commitment to public service delivery through ICT
Nasarawa inaugurates committee on promotion, salary arrears
Kogi govt constitutes minimum wage committee
2020: What FG must do to check unemployment – Rep Mani
To reap from livestock, adopt these practices in 2020
1,700 Kaduna residents to receive agric grants
ASUP protests ‘planned sack’ by Bida Poly management
FG to select teaching hospital for Dutse varsity
Kaduna Govt. to go after 2,000 unregistered private schools – official
What we are doing to tackle climate change – Minister
N2bn ecological fund: Prosecution counsel withdraws from suit against Aliyu, others
Court acquits man accused of raping 5-year-old girl
Why lawyers could take Abubakar Shekau’s brief — Barr Abdullahi

The Sun

Electricity consumers back Reps over suspension of planned tariff hike
Nigeria one of worst countries for minimum wage earners –Report
Another storm in APC as deputy chair asks Oshiomhole to vacate office
FG declares Amotekun illegal
Mbaka wins as Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma Imo gov
PDP, Obi shocked, Buhari, APC, senate president hail verdict
Doctors fume as mob strip female colleague naked at Abuja hospital
Stakeholders seek probe of Customs CG over N1.6bn recruitment spend
Ugwuanyi forwards ENSIEC nominees to State Assembly for confirmation
Fuel tanker explosion kills 1, injure 3 in Anambra
Onitsha residents protest EEDC plan to swap meters
Man dies in Edo hotel swimming pool
Enugu APC Chairman, Legion decries neglect of ex-servicemen
Edo APC crisis: Imuse petitions NJC, CJ over alleged bias
•Tambuwal, Aliyu know fate Monday, Ortom, Lanlong, Mohammed’s fate hangs
WhatsApp: How to avoid being hacked by scammers
Tecno Mobile consolidates collaboration with Google at CES 2020
NCC commends Sweden’s ICT development initiatives
FG rues states’ disregard of RoW charge agreement
9mobile unveils lowest roaming rates for US, UAE, 44 other countries
Fuludu cries out, says no one can hijack Delta FA
LBA shortlists eight for December NPFL awards
WOQT: Otis secures Balogun’s release for D’Tigress
Fury vows to knock out Wilder in second round
2020 FIBA Olympic Qualifier: D’Tigress open camp in Belgrade on Feb. 1
Akeredolu to wage war against youth unemployment with sports
Rugby: South Africa captain Kolisi wins UK writers’ award
Ndidi receives 10 quick recovery tips
Akeredolu flags off NAFA in Lagos
NBB of C to affiliate Nigerian boxers to world bodies
Court strikes out car theft charge against Naira Marley
APCON: The council’s impasse
The coming of Amotekun
Pastors Kumuyi & Olukoya: Proofs God speaks with me
How prayers can be answered within 20 days (5)
Driver’s or driving licence?
Improving the integrity of our elections
TETFUND increases research funds for varsities to N7.5 billion


#SupremeCourt: Uzodinma’s catapult to first place shocking ― PDP
Senate President congratulates APC, Imo Governor-elect
UPDATE: Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha as Imo governor, orders…
Dabiri-Erewa seeks multi-agency approach to end human trafficking
US House to vote Wednesday to send impeachment articles to Senate
#SupremeCourt: Uzodinma’s catapult to first place shocking ― PDP
Amotekun: We will respond appropriately to FG’s declaration ―Fayemi
Senate President congratulates APC, Imo Governor-elect
UPDATE: Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha as Imo governor, orders swearing-in of Uzodinma as governor
Court slates Jan 23 to rule on Maina’s application for variation of bail conditions
Dabiri-Erewa seeks multi-agency approach to end human trafficking
Supreme Court ruling: Okorocha congratulates Uzodinma
Gridlock: Apapa landlords converting premises into truck parks ― Opeifa
Imo guber: Gov Bello lauds judgment, congratulates Sen Uzodinma on Supreme Court’s verdict
Mentally challenged woman delivers baby boy in Onitsha
Lesotho PM’s wife wanted over death of his ex-wife
Over 1.4m corps members undergone skill acquisition training in 7 years
Court may strike out case against ex-gov Aliyu, two others Wednesday
Rep member, Wole Oke, provides free JAMB forms for over 2,000 constituents in Osun
Lagos govt, COWLSO to partner market leaders on sanitation, security
Oyo govt set to begin free health care for residents
NSCDC hands over Lebanon returnee to union president, investigates 27 others
Two persons allegedly abducted in Osun
US House to vote Wednesday to send impeachment articles to Senate
Meeting with Buhari: ASUU demands declaration of 5-year state of emergency on education
I joined APC to add value to Abiodun’s govt ― Isiaka
Tanker explosion: Welder burnt to death, three injured in Awka
FEEDBACK: Nigerians react to 7.5% VAT increase
BREAKING: FG declares Amotekun illegal
Nigeria’s entrepreneurs key to Africa’s prosperity, US Consul General Pierangelo says
Alleged mastermind of Buhari’s fake wedding gets N1 million bail
Kwara bans religious preachings in public schools
FG warns against illegal mining operations
Methanol production will create jobs, wealth in Nigeria ― Onu
Police arrest suspected killers of Lagos worker, Moradeun Balogun
Cleric docked over alleged N4.3m fraud
Lawyer, son docked for alleged N1m fraud in Osun
Court remands teenager for allegedly setting girlfriend ablaze
Seed Council assures farmers of best seed varieties in 2020
CBN mulls intervention for cocoa value chain
Jaiz Bank Chairman, Mutallab, named Fountain University Chancellor
Rep member, Wole Oke, provides free JAMB forms for over 2,000…
Meeting with Buhari: ASUU demands declaration of 5-year state of…
Okebukola harps on STEM to propel nation’s economy
Moyinoluwa Adeyemi’s android watch and Nigerian languages
Lesotho PM’s wife wanted over death of his ex-wife
Four Nigerian jailed in UK after hurling faeces at sailors,
Iran makes arrests over plane disaster as protests rage on
Nigeria’s border closure and AFCFTA agreement
On holding Edo town hall meeting in Lagos
Need for community policing in Lagos villages
Ondo 2020: Our plan against erring aspirants —APC National vice-chairman
Northerners understand political terrain better —Idachaba
50 years after civil war: Is Nigeria at peace?
President, governors’ security vote fraudulent —Professor Ajayi
Veteran Yoruba actor, Toyosi Arigbabuwo, is dead
Court dismisses charge against Naira Marley
50 years after civil war: Is Nigeria at peace?
Despite multi trillion naira interventions, Nigerian SMEs still crawl

The Guardian

Lawyer sues CBN over inscription on naira notes
Court awards N25m damages against bank
Residents protest against demolition
Supreme Court sacks PDP’s Ihedioha as Imo governor
Research shows new lithium-sulfur battery could charge phones for five days
‘We need homegrown solutions to harness informal economy’s benefits’
NSCDC hands over rescued Lebanon returnee to parents, investigates 27 others
Nigeria open to more investments, Osinbajo tells foreign investors
Youths caution Suswam, Moro against politicising Tor Tiv, Akume face-off
Cross River, U.S. firm sign MoU on deep seaport, superhighway
E-health critical to Lagos residents’ health, says Sanwo-Olu
230 FMBN retirees petition Buhari over outstanding pensions
Three teachers dead in Kenya school attack: eyewitness account
Nigeria’s Oto Joe Boy stripped of ABU title
American Football stadium will be constructed in Nigeria, says Akeredolu
Awoniyi struggles for regular football amid interests in Europe
Waziri urges northern governors to emulate Lagos City Marathon
D’Tigress open Olympic qualifiers’ camp in Belgrade
Tottenham job most difficult since Porto, Mourinho confesses
INEC warns against acts inimical to due processes in Akwa Ibom’s senatorial re-run
‘The problem with Nigerian democracy is capture of the electoral process by the state, political class ‘
Editorial: Not a time for succession distraction
Federal Government urges states to honour RoW agreements
Onne Customs reveals strategic plan against economic saboteurs in 2020
Insurance regulator opts for market development to aid GDP contributions
Onne port seeks dredging for more efficiency
Turmoil in the House of Windsor
Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke at 65: Humanity will never forget you
In defence of Nigeria’s political leaders
A case for Electoral Act Amendment Bill
Sausages, cakes, chips, other increase risk of type 2 diabetes by 15 per cent
Overweight increases risk of cancers by 12%, fuels premature deaths
Nwoko battles malaria in Antarctica

Daily Independent

CCD, Stakeholders Decry FG’s Slow Action On Disability Act Implementation
How 388 Polling Units Were Unlawfully Suppressed To Favor Ihedioha – Court
Supreme Court Sacks Ihedioha, Declares Uzodinma Imo Gov
Embrace Peace Or Face Consequences, Gov Masari Tells Bandits
Reps Committee Asks NERC To Suspend Electricity Tariff Increase
Buhari Assures On Recruitment Of More Qualified Teachers
This Is Not Nigeria Of Our Dream — IBB
Between AbdulRazaq, Saraki, It’s War Without End
Nobody Should Blame Buhari For Appointing People He Believes In – Okunola
El-Rufa’i Moves To Put Kaduna Back On Mega-City Top League
Kenya’s President, Deputy Collide
Impeachment: Trump’s Tongue Could Lead Him Into More Trouble
Liverpool Set To Recall Nigerian Star Taiwo Awoniyi From His Loan Deal
Two Reasons Why Neymar May Snub Barcelona
FA Cup: Michael Owen Predicts Man Utd VS Wolves
Pictures: Players Reaction As Quique Setien Holds First Training As Barca Boss
Bayern Munich Sign Mega-Deal With Audi
Man Utd To Offer Player Plus Cash For Bruno Fernandes
Ajaokuta Steel Company: Over $6bn Invested, 10,000 Engineers To Be Employed – Adegbite
FG Seeks Deeper Economic Ties With Turkey In Agric, Mining, SMEs Devt
Barkindo: OPEC Partnership Will Last Beyond Oil Production Cuts
Nigeria Needs To Invest $40bn In Infrastructure To Grow Economy – PwC Chief
Customs MMA Command Earns N56.4bn In 2019, Exceeds Target With N4.6bn
EDITORIAL: Imperative Of A National Population Census
The Magic At National Hospital
Amotekun: A Zonal Response To A Burgeoning Invasion

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