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The prophets Nigerians need

Why Nigerian cold is deadlier than Australian fires

Ogun LG chair-nominee dies hours to screening, Abiodun mourns

PDP attacks Buhari over comment on successor

Obesity causes breast cancer Oncologist

Lagos APC fills vacant exco positions

Abiodun absorbs 1,000 workers, 18 PSs employed by Amosun

Weve blocked all revenue leakages, says Akeredolu

Stop causing trouble through suspended chairmen, PDP tells Okorocha

Ogun customary appeal court gets president

Unmasking free education in Nigeria

Kogi PDP vice-chair dies playing lawn tennis

Supreme Court upholds Taraba, Abia, Delta, Niger govs elections

State of Nigerian varsities: The way forward (1)

Kebbi pledges more roads in 2020

Searing pain eating up victims of Oyo New Year market inferno

Can SUPMO Act tame piracy on Nigerian waters

Ethnicity, religion hindering accountability in Nigeria, says AFBA

Nigerias oil sector faces slowdown amid looming divestment

Procurement process may slow N2.4tn capital releases

Jalingos continued detention a distraction, Seadogs tell Ayade

CBN retains LDR at 65%, warns against violation

Buhari, Sylva, NNPC boss meet over MEast tension

Nigerias December oil output drop, biggest in OPEC

Stock market gains N471bn, biggest in seven months

Telcos defy minister, say voicemail regulation not required

Failed parenting leading kids to correctional homes Adetola-Kazeem

Oil marketers want petrol exempted from PoS charge

Wapic Insurance extends rights issue offer period

Trumps impeachment

Edo Central, North to get production, innovation hubs

FG develops 139 PPP projects, seeks investors

ADM Energy to raise 150,360 by rights issue

Amended law to empower private liability companies CAC

Chevron promised to recall 32 workers, says NUPENG

NSE to review market performance, unveil projections

19.26bn litres of petrol imported in 2019, says PPPRA

Economic growthll be slow this year Sigma report

Access Bank shows support for creativity

Tariff hike: Group threatens to sue NERC, EEDC

NERC releases minimum remittance payable by power distributors

Iran: Avoid crowds, UK warns nationals in Nigeria

FG interference, govs intrigues threaten Operation Amotekun

Why insurgency will persist in North-East Ndume

$24,000 extortion: EFCC combs Shehu Sanis houses, office

Police hunt for killers of notorious Benue robber

Katsina gunmen abduct Customs officers, kill two teenagers

Ondo fixes LG poll for April 18, parties fume

Stop arrogating judicial powers to yourself, Rivers tells Magu

VANGUARD

UK-Nigeria Tech Hub: Five Nigerian women tech entrepreneurs to get UK training

Cyber security: iPhones, Instagram more prone to hacking

Miyetti Allah bans night grazing nationwide

Huawei brings sophistication to smartphone innovation with Y9s

Repentant bandits’ leader assures of peace in Zamfara

Supreme Court Verdict: Let us be united in building Delta- Okowa

NUPENG suspends strike after Chevron recalls sacked staff

Alleged scam: Shehu Sani leads EFCC’s operatives to search Abuja home

Ooni chairs Africa Hall of Fame Awards

Kogi PDP chieftain slumps, dies while playing tennis

APC National leadership vows to sustain Nasarawa Speaker leadership

Breaking: Governor Okowa floors Ogboru at Supreme Court

We will reject manipulation of Cross River LG poll result ‘ APC

Sarafoam attributes growth to brand loyalty

Stock market posts biggest daily gain in 1yr, rises N471bn

CBN retains LDR at 65%

Developing economies to record 4.1% growth in 2020 ‘ World Bank

Obaseki: A warlord without an army

Digital transformation: Business leaders must transition from traditional to digital mindsets ‘ Adeniyi, Simplex CEO

Best Way Music unveils El-Eman, set to drop video for ‘Your Lane

Kroos stunner helps Real Madrid through to Spanish Super Cup final

Iheanacho denies Villa as Leicester earn League Cup semi-final draw

Investigation: Illegal oil exploration destroying Warri Royal Cemetery

Investigation: Illegal oil exploration destroying Warri Royal Cemetery

EdTech solutions will enhance learning process, parental involvement ‘ Expert

Unknown assailants hack man to death in Nasarawa

Man electrocuted while attempting to vandalise transformer

Police arrest kidnap kingpin on IRT wanted list in Abia

THE NATION

Rotary club donates learning materials to schools

Dont feel rejected, Sanwo-Olus wife urges children with disability

Shun corrupt practices, youths advised

Group holds fifth ICT awards

Osun govt warns against using paracetamol, bleach to process garri

OPC, others give support as Operation Amotekun goes into action

Lawmakers to get INECs electoral reforms proposal

World Bank predicts 2.1 per cent growth for Nigeriaseconomy

Supreme Court upholds Okowas, Ikpeazus election

Independent judiciary key to good governance, says Fayemi

Why I retained Amosuns last-minute appointees

Oyetola promises adequate security

Ondo council poll holds April 18

No Oyo worker will earn below N30,000, says Makinde

Bauchi: Challenges before Bala Mohammed

Imo APC leaders must unite to fight PDP

Southwest APC uniting for future polls, says Oluwajana

PDP chieftain advocates two-party system

APC will prioritise welfare

Kogi PDP vice chairman slumps, dies

Eko DisCo opens four new customer complaint centres

Deregulation of gas market will improve power sector

NLNG Train 7 FID: Significant milestone to economic development

Fed Govt urged on Ajaokuta Steel Company

Institute reiterates commitment to improving research

Enugu to provide subsidised fertiliser early to farmers

600 Abia youths for skill acquisition in 2020

THISDAY

NSEs Capitalisation to Get N1.2tr Boost as BUA Cement Lists Shares

Equities Investors Excited as Market Gains N471bn in Three Days

FG Currently Reviewing Agricultural Policy, says Minister

FG Urged to Invest in Agri-tech to Increase Productivity

Lagos Introduces Agripreneurship Programme

Digifypro Nigeria Graduates 100

Nigeria Joins International Consultative Cashew Council

Measuring the Anti-Corruption Fight

Of eCommerce Growth and Digital Economy

WFP Forecasts Global Hunger Hotspots

United Nations Launches 75th Anniversary Dialogues

Midwestern Oil Empowers Youths

Alake: Technology Empowerment Will Create Job Opportunities

9mobile Marks 11th Anniversary, Rewards Customers

Dell Technologies Launches New PCs with 5G, AI Design

Bolt Repositions, Expands Operations to Enugu, Abeokuta

Facebook Defies China Headwinds with New ad Sales Push

Abubakar Resumes as MD/CEO of Galaxy Backbone

Immanuel: Technology, Key for Boosting Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Lagos Vows to Operationalise LASIMRA Law

Firm to Tackle Cyber Threat with Machine Learning Technology

Hike in RoW Negates Values of Digital Economy, Broadband Penetration

Significant Economic Presence Matters Arising on New Tax Nexus for Multinationals

Reducing Inequality to Create Opportunity

Eko-Konnect, Galaxy Backbone to Enhance Research

Airtel Launches TV Service, Others

OPPO Launches Illusionary Smartphone

China Clears Fourth Entrant for 5G Build

THE SUN

Lagos APC elects new officials

Group decries electoral manipulation, corruption in Imo

Buhari has failed in lifting Nigerians out of poverty ‘Emejuru, ANRP presidential candidate

Benue ‘ll be in trouble if FG withdraws troops -Ujege, President General, Mzough U Tiv

Secrets behind Gov Wike’s success in Rivers ‘Nsirim, Information Commissioner

2023: APC takes stock, strategises in South East

Fresh crisis hits Kano PDP as faction sacks exco

Party vice chair, LG transition committee-nominee die in Kogi, Ogun

Buhari’s demand for credible polls raises questions about his election ‘PDP

Unity key to actualising Igbo Presidency ‘NUF

FIFA promotes Nigerian referee, 40 others

Australia fire: Federer, Serena, Nadal to play fundraiser

Onazi linked with Dubai club, Al Wahda

Premier League, Serie A games to air on GOtv this weekend

Dosu blasts CAF over Ighalo’s omission from FIFPro Africa XI

Nigerian players must step up, CAF APOTY Award ‘Tougher’ to win now ‘ Amuneke

Tokyo 2020: Halogen Group partners FG, adopts Adekuoroye

Oshoala: I want to create my own history

Nkwocha celebrates Barca star

Falode celebrates NWPL legend Oshoala

18bn litres of petrol imported in 2019 ‘PPPRA

Boeing 737 crashes in Iran, 176 killed

Stop using paracetamol, bleach to cook, process garri, Osun govt warns

FRSC to prosecute sirens, convoy offenders

2020: What we expect from Federal Government ‘Experts

NAICOM unveils market devt plan for 2020

Anambra arrests 18 illegal revenue collectors in Onitsha

Fire outbreak: Umahi shuts down illegal gas stations

Breathing life into executive order 9 to end open defecation (2)

NCRIB names Ooni of Ife industry ambassador

WAPIC extends N5.9bn Rights Issue

The fallacy of new year’s resolutions

How suspected burglar nearly lost hand in Ebonyi

Leadway Assurance appoints new CEO

Okorocha diverted N6bn ISOPADEC fund ‘Panel

20:2020: Vision without motion

Buck-passing on POS charges

AXA Mansard urges Nigerians to start financial planning early

Ex-dep. chief whip knocks Anambra govt over poor IGR

Imo: Time to stop creating autonomous communities

CIIN tasks operators on professionalism, creativity

Anyone against Amotekun enemy of South West ‘ Adams

Tax regulation, access to funds key to SMEs growth ‘Ubiji, NASME boss

Letter to kidnappers in 2020

Ikorodu accident victim yet to be identified ‘ Police

While Dino Melaye must be on the run, Saraki must never stand still

3 men docked over alleged possession of human skulls

Christmas blues and expectations of Nostradamus

Entering the new year with many expectations

GUARDIAN

I am offended by the alleged corruption in NUC, says Fajana

Peri-menopausal, menopausal sleep concerns for women

Buhari’s comments confirm fraud in 2019 polls, says PDP

Standardised curriculum, catalyst to Nigeria’s employability shortfall

Supreme Court upholds governors Ikpeazu, Okowa, Ishaku, Sani’s elections

Lunar eclipse, La Nia climate disruption top 12 science events

Driving Change

Panel indicts Okorocha, reps over N6b ISOPADEC funds fraud

Enugu Rangers demote eight players over poor results

How we integrated control, management of viral hepatitis in Taraba State

DAILY TIMES

NSE approves delisting of Continental Reinsurance shares

Breaking: CBN keeps banks LDR at 65%

Breaking: Trump reacts to Iran strikes, will hit Iran with new sanctions

Son stabs father to death, lands in trouble in Lagos

Lawyer drags EEDC to court for suspending use of stand-alone prepaid meters in Enugu

Retaliation for attack is not necessary, an act of war Sen Graham

SCourt affirms Okowa, Ikpeazu, Ishaku, Bellos elections

Stop escalation, restart dialogue United Nations boss to Iran and USA

Just in:Trump to speak about Iran Strikes at 5:00 pm WAT

I am scared about future of Nigeria, because we are now more divided than ever -Shettima

Sheath your swords, PDP stakeholders tell Saraki, AbdulRazaq

Operation Amotekun will oust criminals from South West, Aare Adams assures

Just in: River State govt dares EFCC, Magu

Kogi PDP Vice Chairman dies

Oshiomhole boycotts Auchi Day celebration

Breaking: EFCC invades Shehu Sanis residence

Update: Supreme Court up holds Okowa, Ikpeazu, Bellos elections

Just In: Kogi PDP Vice Chairman slumps, dies

Breaking: Court finally affirms Ikpeazu as Abia Governor

Oil prices fall as alarm over Iran rocket strike fades

Iran Strikes: US military is the strongest in the world US Ambassador to Israel

Attack Israeli and suffer devastating blow Israeli prime minister warns Iran

Iraqi parliament says Iran strikes, a violation of sovereignty

Iran missiles attack: What we know so far about the attacks on bases housing US troops

Both black boxes of crashed Ukrainian airliner have been found: Iran TV

Ghosn set to reveal new facts of case at Beirut news conference

Lack of exclusive breastfeeding for babies could lead to future diabetes Expert

Stress, major cause of diseases in Nigeria, says Psychiatrist

DAILY TRUST

2023: Tinubu’s camp jolted by Bode George’s presidency bid

Kano PDP LG chairmen sack state exco

PDP official slumps, dies in Kogi

APC governors’ chair visits Bello

PDP: Buhari’s demand for credible polls questionable

Lagos APC elects scribe, spokesman

Ogun LGA chairman ‘ nominee dies few hours to screening

APC: We’re behind suspended Imo LG chairmen

Jonathan denies bid for 2023 presidency

Supreme Court verdict: You’re not ripe for governor, Gov Okowa to Ogboru

67 Oyo schools to benefit from improvement programme

I received N54 monthly salary as teacher ‘ Sen. Wamakko

Tech-U graduates will fill industry skill gaps

200 Plateau orphans to study abroad

Some top academic programmes will soon be irrelevant ‘ VC

Researchers tasked on genetics

Nigerian students to get Kola Daisi scholarship

ABU considers 18 professors for VC position

1 killed, 15 passengers injured in crashes on Abuja-Lokoja road

AMAC boss urges traders to relocate to new Kurudu market

Federal Commissioner celebrates new decade with Abuja IDPs

Coalition calls for establishment of ministry for elderly

Police nab 700 criminal suspects in two months in Lagos

Driver docked for allegedly killing 45-year-old woman

Court remands man, 29, in prison for alleged rape of teenager

Police arrest 20 NURTW members over mayhem on expressway

Lagos govt inaugurates c’ttee on police right to prosecute in magistrate courts

FG to engage 5,000 youths in Jigawa

DAILY INDEPENDENT

Buhari Has No Choice But To Leave In 2023 ‘ Adeyeye

Wike Is Moving Rivers In The Right Direction ‘ Nsirim

PDP: Two Years Of Secondus And The Task Ahead

The Nuiances of Power Physics Formula

18bn Litres Of PMS Supplied In 2019 ‘ PPPRA

Oil Prices Fall As Alarm Over Iran Rocket Strike Fades

CAC Act Indispensable For Economic Development ‘ Acting Registrar-General

Ending Gas Flaring In Nigeria

Bank Loans Hit N26.41trn In 2019

Group Sues NNPC For Violating FoI

Lagos Commences Clean-Up Of Ikoyi, V/Island On Friday

Nigerians Expect Improvements In Economy, Jobs, Electricity This Year ‘ NOI Polls

China To Sell 30,000 Tonnes Of Frozen Pork

Equities Market Records Highest Daily Gain In Two Years, Up 3.54%

AXA Mansard Tasks Nigerians On Financial Independence In 2020

Blood Transfusion Refusal: Lagos Rescues 14-Day- Old Premature Baby From Jehovah Witness Parent

Delta: Two Russians, Indian, Abducted Last Week Yet To Regain Freedom

UNIBEN VC Seeks EFCC’s Collaboration

Police Nab Trigger-Happy Officer For Shooting Driver, NYSC Member

I Was Raped Mercilessly By Our Family Driver, Victim Tells Court

Adamawa Youths Block Federal Highway, Attempt To Burn Police Station

Two Tenants Docked For Allegedly Assaulting Landlord

Magu Warns Illegal Oil Bunkers In Niger Delta

Uganda Repatriates Rwandan Prisoners To Ease Tensions

Don’t Be Put Off By Fires, Australia Tells Tourists

Indian Workers Strike Over Policies, Labour Reforms

Pakistan Parliament Passes Regulating Law

Putin Sympathized With Iranian President Over Plane Crash

TRIBUNE

Okada: N30bn business that threatens Nigeria’s future

50% of public primary schools in Nigeria have no toilets ‘UBEC

Universities should produce problem-solvers, not content memorisers

CEIBS alumni induct 47 members, promise to support needy

Sex-for-marks: Ibidapo-Obe recommends whistle blowing policy in varsities

ThursdayTales: Two friends and a fool

Body parts for N90,000!

This house has fallen

Celebrating Tambuwal at 54

Abia governor vows to deliver more dividends of democracy

One dies, others injured in Anambra road accident

BLUE PRINT

In 7 years, bandits kill 6,000 in Zamfara, strike again in Niger, kill 4, abduct chief Imam

Trump gives latest update on Iran attack, tells Americans what to do

IGP decorates 40 new CPs, reveals how many officers promoted since he took over

Attacking cultural sites: Trump’s threat and lessons for Nigeria

Lead Agents kick as FG makes POF payment mandatory for cargo clearance

Stock market gains N471bn

Rising fuel subsidy cost may worsen revenue crisis

Banks’ loan to private sector increases in 2019

IGP to unit commanders: You’ll be held accountable for infractions by your personnel

Minor tariff review has no immediate impact on consumers -NERC

NIMASA to honour maritime stakeholders, energize blue economy

Businesses redefinition : CAC urges Buhari to assent CAMA bill

CAF best award: Dalung hails Oshoala

Tokyo Olympics: Nimrod upbeat of Nigeria Beach Volleyball qualification

NPFL: Plateau United stumble in Katsina Lobi, Rivers United at par with United on table

Bauchi introduces fingerprint device to detect ghost workers

Address injustice on Tiv people,Mdzough U Tiv tells Ishaku

Zamfara cautions contractors on quality job

Mother, 3 daughters perish in Yobe fire

APC, PDP same in ideology, ex-Minister, Shittu confirms

Breaking: Gunmen abduct 4 Customs officers, kill 2 in Katsina

ICC confirms abduction of CAN Chairman

Angry Gombe man changes son’s name from Buhari to Kwankwaso

Iran to USA: ‘We don’t want war

Gamboru bridge explosion caused by abandoned grenade not Boko Haram-Cameroonian

PSC raps CAN over hate speech, inciting utterances

Court upholds suspension of ex Ekiti dep speaker, 9 others

Total uplifts widows, landlords in Rivers

SPORTS

Nkwocha celebrates Barca star – The Sun

2020 Olympic Qualifiers : Egypt beat Nigeria 3-0 in volleyball competition – Daily Times

Aaron Rodgers ‘Happy’ for Ex-Packers HC Mike McCarthy After Cowboys Hiring – Bleacher Report

Adepoju backs Osimhen, Chukwueze after CAF snub – Punch

AEW Dynamite Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from January 8 – Bleacher Report

AFN Crisis: we will not partner with a renegade ‘ Dare – Peoples Daily

Akpeyi Keeps Clean Sheet As Kaizer Chiefs Return To Winning Way – Complete Sports

Andres Iniesta’s Vissel Kobe win the Emperors Cup – Daily Trust

Antonio Brown on Tom Brady Reunion If QB Leaves Patriots: ‘I’ll See How It Goes – Bleacher Report

Ashley Young Opens Inter Milan Talks – Thisday

Aston Villa set to land Barcelona youngster in a 3m deal – Daily Times

Astros’ Carlos Correa Details ‘Terrible’ Experience of Puerto Rico Earthquake – Bleacher Report

ATP Cup: Nadal puts Spain into quarter-finals – Daily Trust

Australia fire: Federer, Serena, Nadal to play fundraiser – The Sun

Barcelona Give Arturo Vidal Update amid Manchester United Rumours – Bleacher Report

Brandon Ingram’s 29 Points Power Pelicans to 123-108 Win over Zach LaVine, Bulls – Bleacher Report

CAF Awards: How Nigeria ganged up against Oshoala – New Telegraph

CAF awards: How Nigerian voters shunned Oshoala, Ighalo, Osimhen – Punch

CAF Awards: Nigerian players must step up, says Amuneke – New Telegraph

CAF Awards: No Nigerian player good enough ‘ Lawal – New Telegraph

CAF XI: Dosu queries Nigerian exclusion – Punch

Chelsea target helps Lyon advance into French League Cup semi-finals – Punch

Chiefs celebrate half century with thumping win – African Football

China-base star is Africas 8th best player, Ndidi 17th – Punch

Cowboys’ Mike McCarthy Admits Dez Bryant Caught Controversial Pass vs. Packers – Bleacher Report

Danny Drinkwater joins Aston Villa on loan from Chelsea – Peoples Daily

Delta State FA NGO donates sports materials, books to IDP Camp – Peoples Daily.

Dosu blasts CAF over Ighalo’s omission from FIFPro Africa XI – The Sun

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