NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY 24TH JANUARY, 2020

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PUNCH

Man jumps into well to retrieve phone, drowns

Thoughtful Oba Adeyemi, thoughtful Nwodo

Joshua wants Wilder-Fury winner in Saudi

Lagos begins recruitment in health sector

Buhari directs trade minister to set up agro-allied industry in 36 states

LCCI, brokers in joint insurance awareness campaign

Lagos airport recorded 96,621 aircraft movements in 2019

In Ethiopia, Christmas is celebrated in January

Fashion designers should avoid repetition, plagiarism Kasumu

Theres nothing as good as goodwill Ayeni

Nigeria records decline in agro export rejection

Leveraging Open Banking for e-payment growth

CRFFN plans cargo village, tracking system

Is it too early for cryptocurrency regulation in Nigeria

Nigerias debt now N26.22tn, says DMO

Yuletide spending pushed inflation up to 11.98% NBS

TCN restores power supply after double system collapse

Stanbic IBTC boosts savings with zero balance account product

Dasuki appears in court, withdraws applications protesting trial

US visa: Pregnant applicants to face tough scrutiny

Oyo asks AGF to steer clear of LG dissolution

Ile Arugbo: Saraki demands out-of-court settlement

FG, P&ID resume $9.6bn battle in London today

Employment scam: Lecturer, EFCC disagree on plea bargain

States panic as Lassa fever death toll hits 24

Boko Haram demanded N800m ransom for Andimi CAN president

FG to stop bulk salary release to varsities, polys

Operation Amotekun: Govs meet Osinbajo, to back exercise with law

VANGUARD

AMOTEKUN: A solace to vulnerable women, children in south west ‘ Group

NDLEA arrests 110 suspected drug traffickers at Lagos airport in 2019

INEC distributes sensitive materials for re-run elections in Bauchi

Amaechi surprises staff, visits offices unannouced

Ihedioha vs Uzodinma: Coalition seeks US visa ban on Supreme Court justices

Falana to governors: Enact laws for Amotekun now

Photos: Buhari returns from UK-Africa Investment Summit

Amotekun as our agent of defence ‘Akintoye

Endorsement for Edo 2020: Obaseki hails Danjuma on courage, forthrightness

Kwankwaso’s spokesperson defects to APC

PDP Alleges plot to rig Akwa-Ibom LG rerun

Let a woman replace Moghalu in APC NEC ‘ Ilo

I will continue from where Ihedioha stopped ‘Uzodinma

Edo guber: PDP wants Buhari to sign electoral amendment bill

Only Igbo presidency will heal wounds of Nigeria/Biafra war

Anti-party Activity: Kogi PDP elders demand expulsion of former Gov Ibrahim Idris Ibro, son, from party

Ihedioha vs Uzodinma: Judiciary should apply Doctrine of Necessity to review judgment

Edo 2020: Seven hospitalised as council boss, rep member bicker over attacks

Oyetola presents staff of office to Alara

BREAKING: Court stops INEC, Senate from executing judgement sacking Ifeanyi Ubah

Your ordeal is self-inflicting’, PDP chieftain tells Omo-Agege

Recapitalisation: NIA seeks palliatives for insurance operators

Nigeria records 2,181 vandalised pipeline points in one year

Akeredolu’s long walk to rid Ondo of crime

FG partners Delta on Methanol Technology

Broadband Penetration: State Governors agree to address RoW challenges

Aston Villa sign Barcelona youngster Barry

Victor Moses signs for Inter Milan on loan

THE NATION

Fed Govt kicks over TIs low rating of anti-graft war

Governors collaborating with Fed Govt, says Fayemi

Attorneys-Gen raise panel as Speakers give support

Regional security arrangement not backed by law, Malami insists

Govt blows N1.7tr on power sector in three years, says El-Rufai

Lassa fever death toll rises to 38 in 11 states

Operation Amotekun: Fed Govt, governors strike deal

Family of slain UNIMAID student to Fed Govt: apprehend our sons killers

Oyetola an easy product to market, says commissioner

Court declines order to restrain Oshiomhole as APC chair

We cant pray poverty away

Challenges before Uzodinma

Bauchi to conduct council polls

Why North cannot retain power in 2023

Imoll be great again under Uzodinma, says Eze Ndigbo

Court refuses to grant order stopping Oshiomhole as APC Chairman

FilmOne tips Tosin Igho, Bunmi Ajakaiye, others as filmmakers to watch out for

Lagos Theatre Festival to hold February

DJ Kaywise, Davido, Wizkid, others for Joor Concert

Helen Paul gets another certificate

All set for 2nd Mot & Chandon film gala

Bisola Aiyeola becomes Queen Amina at 34

Aphro Dija gets first movie role

Nigerian film Eyimofe set to premiere at Berlin International Film Festival

The flip side of mini-invasive surgery

Odds against advertising in 2019

Skool Media appoints Oluwadare as head of Corporate Communication

VAT increasell add to our burden, chemical workers tell Fed Govt

THISDAY

PenCom to Enforce Group Life Insurance Law

Kure Now Acting NIRSAL MFB CEO, CBN Appoints New Directors

Ahmed Upbeat about Improved Revenues, Insists Nigeria Has No Debt Challenges

Why Nigerian Airports Are Unviable

Uniting against Poverty

NIMASAs Floating Dockyard Accumulates $10.44m Demurrage in One Year

As FAAN Counts Losses over New Terminal Location

Support for Visa on Arrival Policy

SAHCO Wins Ethiopia Airline Handling Contract

FAAN, NCC Move against Copyright Piracy

IATA Commends Air Peace on Safety Standards

Fresh Move to Resolve Apapa Traffic Crisis

Group Lauds Buhari on Obioras Nomination as CBN Deputy Governor

Seplat Restates Commitment to more Asset Acquisitions, Growth

SPDC Operations Threatened as Crisis Hits Delta Host Community

Edo Partners Oxfam, Siemens, Others on Youth Empowerment

CHI Limited Unveils New Product

Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank Posts N1.4bn Revenue, N420m Profit

Transfer: Victor Moses Unveiled at Inter Milan

Dare Gives NFF Deadline on Movement to New Secretariat

Tottenham Ready to Pay 25m to Re-sign Bale from Madrid

Aubameyang Wants Barca Move

Leicester Target Southampton Defender, Vestergaard

Amotekun: The Issues, the Politics

All Womens Single Top Ten Reach Third Round

TIs Latest Rating of Nigeria without Basis, Says FG

Players Union Queries Shift of AFCON 2021 Back to January

I Have Never Seen Anyone as Selfish as Kwankwaso, Ganduje Alleges

THE SUN

LG poll reignites Enugu APC crisis

Why we accepted materials tendered by Uzodinma, police ‘S’Court

Anambra South: Court stops INEC, others from issuing Certificate of Return to Uzor

Ekiti PDP crisis: Party executives again fight dirty

Edo APC crisis: 7 hospitalised after attack; council boss, lawmaker trade blames

Sokoto: ‘Supreme Court verdict, daylight robbery’ says Aliyu, APC guber candidate

Edo APC Crisis: Oshiomhole survives as court decline to grant exparte order seeking his removal

INEC unaware of Sokoto APC candidate withdrawal from Assembly poll ‘ INEC spokesman

Anambra South: Court Stops INEC, Others from Issuing Certificate Of Return To Uzor

Sokoto APC candidate in Saturday’s House of Assembly poll defects to PDP

Amotekun: Balarabe Musa slams Tinubu, Soyinka, Adams

EFCC passionate about safeguarding Nigeria’s image ‘Magu

Gunmen kill popular trado-medical doctor, Oko Oloyun

FG, South West govs agree to formalise Amotekun

Muslim community allays fears

YCE cautions Tinubu against being more federal than regional

Boko Haram killed Andimi because he refused to denounce his faith ‘CAN

$1.1bn Malabu scam: Adoke, others plead not guilty

Enugu airport ready soon ‘Minister

Policeman shoots driver over N50 bribe in Imo

Nigerian film ‘Eyimofe’ set to premiere at Berlin International Film Festival

GUARDIAN

Cross River IPMAN threatens strike over failure to supply kerosene for 25 years

INEC’s daunting task in court-ordered re-run/supplementary elections in Imo

5G SIM cards to enable crypto-currency payments in 5 years

Ugwuanyi declares emergency on WASH

Bello warns criminals, killer herders in Kogi

Why drug could one day replace exercise

Police in Kaduna rout bandits, rescue 11 abducted victims

Confirmed cases of Lassa fever rise to 81

Nigeria’s table tennis team crashes out of Tokyo Olympics

Court acquits Oyo ex-lawmaker, three others over death of ‘Sugar

DAILY TIMES

FG charges contractors on value delivery of projects

Pantami inaugurates E-Governing committee to improve digital skills of civil servants

Nigerian film Eyimofe set to premiere at Berlin International Film Festival

Arsenal fans react amid talks of Aubameyang to Barcelona

PDP will reclaim North, Presidency in 2023 Sen.Nazif

Number of inmates awaiting trial in Lagos increases by 41.7

Anambra South: Court stops INEC, others from Issuing certificate of return to Uzor

CoronaVirus: FAAN explains prevention activities at Lagos Airport

Rep demands FG probe Boko Haram sponsors

Dangote Foundation disburses N340m to women in Katsina

Ohaneze Youths urges SEast govs to reinstate Bakassi, IPOB as regional security outfit

Amotekun is unconstitutional, illegal, AGF Malami insists

Edo 2020: ADC vows to dethrone Obaseki

Lagos PDP urges Sanwo-Olu to work with FG, NNPC on compensation for Abule Egba pipeline fire victims

Those who didnt believe God made me Bauchi governor, must at least believe in court- says Bala

PDP will reclaim North, Presidency in 2023 Sen. Nazif

I feel excited being part of National Economic CouncilUzodinma

Breaking: FG declares operation Amotekun illegal

Edo guber: PDP wants Buhari to sign electoral amendment bill

Alleged $1.09bn Malabu scam: Adoke, 6 others plead not guilty

PDP will reclaim North, Presidency in 2023 Sen.Nazif

Angola may seek arrest warrant for dos Santos, co-suspect found dead in Lisbon

Just In: Mugabes wife, others indicted for illegally acquiring land

Hong Kong politician sues policeman who shot student with live bullet

Germanys Maas heads to Algeria, Tunisia to present Libya peace plan

Edo records 8 deaths in 175 Lassa Fever cases

No case of Lassa fever in Oyo commissioner

Coronavirus: African countries step up screenings amid China outbreak

DAILY TRUST

INEC and Tomorrow’s Re-Run Polls

Kwankwaso wants to return to APC ‘ Ganduje

I won’t hesitate to probe my predecessors if necessary ‘ Imo Gov

We don’t need APC for presidency in 2023, Igbo group tells Ngige

PRP decries relapse of security in Kebbi

5 things Kwankwasiyya, APC will gain, lose from Bichi’s defection

Forensic accounting and checkmating global fraud

Dingyadi and pragmatic governance approach

State police: Between necessity and worries

One Year After The Lassa Fever Conference: Are We Rising To The Challenge

Nigerian lady who dumped Medicine for Engineering makes distinction in Hungary

ABU appoints Professor Kabir Bala as Vice Chancellor

Police arrest suspect over neighbour’s death

IMN protest: Activists seek justice for slain colleague

Minister promises to rid FCT of drug related crimes

IGR: Group wants AMAC chair investigated

Man docked for allegedly raping landlady’s granddaughter

Court acquits ex-Oyo lawmaker of murder of Rep member

How I was raped by Lagos bizman

Ekiti youths protest killing of two by motorist

Fulani Community in Oyo: We won’t allow ‘foreign Fulani’ as MACBAN excos

U.S. releases new rule limiting ‘birth tourism

HIV/AIDS: NACA launches northwest zonal office in Kano

Malnutrition responsible for 53 percent of Nigeria’s infant mortality ‘ Emir of Kano

New Lassa infections outstrip 2019 record outbreak

Lassa fever: We are working to contain epidemic ‘ Governors

Our collective fears: Urgent need for Presidential response

7.5% VAT: Business groups raise concern over unmoved stock, growth

DAILY INDEPENDENT

N10bn: Dangote Foundation Empowers 34,000 Women In Katsina

Amaechi Sets Up Committee To Develop Guidelines For Disbursement Of $200m Cabotage Fund

Amaechi Sets Up Committee To Develop Guidelines For Disbursement Of $200m Cabotage Fund

Global Used Smartphone Market Hits 206 Million Units In 2019

Global Used Smartphone Market Hits 206 Million Units In 2019

NIN: Beyond Collaboration Between JAMB And NIMC

ABCON Urges CBN To Sustain Robust FX Policy In 2020

VAT Exemption On Some Food Items Good But Not Enough, Stakeholders Tell FG

Balogun: Thriving In Male-Dominated Business

PRP Applauds Gov. Bagudu For The Sustenance Of Peace In Kebbi

Lagos Stresses Need For Handlers, Manufacturers To Comply With Food Safety Management System

ITF Keys Into Buhari’s Anti-Poverty Agenda

JUST IN: Imo Lawmakers Defect To APC

Blue-Chip Gains Push Equities Market Up 0.45%

Firm Commences Training For Agro Business Experts To Access CBN Loan

Rohr To Focus On AFCON Qualifiers

Edo 2020: Defaulters May Be Withdrawn Or Face Ban

Russia Release Drug Dealer In Return For Regaining Property

NWF Hails Sports Minister’s Support For Rome Ranking Series Tourney

NFF Clear Airs On Normalisation Committee For Delta FA

Tanzanian Affairs Minister Fired Over $453 Million

Real Madrid Academy To Empower Football Stars Educationally, Says Wike

Violence In Lebanon Is Politically Driven ‘ UN

PGA Nigeria Charges Bayelsa On Sustainable Golf Course

Syria War: Jihadist Kills Dozens Of Soldiers

Three Die After FireFighting Plane Crashes In Australia

Lagos School Golf: Bose Wants To Be A Star

Germany Bans Neo-Nazi Group

TRIBUNE

Coronavirus outbreak: NCAA puts airlines on alert

BREAKING: Oko Oloyun, popular traditional medicine expert, shot dead

PCPWB boss tasks aviation ministry on Jos airport upgrade

FG spent N1.7trn on DisCos in 3 years ‘ NEC committee

The macabre dance in Imo

Preparations for Argungu fishing festival hot up

Bauchi by-election: INEC distributes sensitive materials

Lalong’s long battle to renew mandate

I’ll leverage on my experience to advance Lagos tourism sector ‘Commissioner

CBN appoints new directors as others resign

Ultimate Love’ introduces show’s pivotal figure, ‘Aunty

Demolition of illegal structures: LASG opens appeal channel for aggrieved owners

Will Burna Boy grab a Grammy this weekend

Parties everywhere, but where are the gains

Amotekun: Yoruba leaders knock Tinubu for not taking a stand

Our dance concert a testament of success ‘Xpandables

I am building an empire in the food industry ‘Omowumi Onisasun

Recipe of the day: Moi Moi on fleek!

China locks down cities to curb virus outbreak

US to restrict visas for pregnant women

BREAKING: Nigeria falls to 146 on TI’s corruption index

BLUE PRINT

Finance Bill: Nigeria may lose a fortune to nonresident companies ‘ KPMG

Solidaridad launches NISCOPS, inaugurates advisory committee in Ghana

Nigeria bans unauthorised foreign lotteries

Insurance brokers, loss adjusters applaud NAICOM’s license renewal extension

FG warns of flash floods in 2020

Why we exempted basic food items, tuition fees, others from VAT- FG

BPE V BFIG: Court orders parties to file necessary processes before Feb. 5

Conduct assessment before making promises PwC advises new FIRS boss

Stock market loses N127bn

I have a dream that Nigerians’ll enjoy stable electricity one day’NERC chairman

Kaduna in blackout over faulty transformer

TCN installs, energizes 300MVA 330/132/33kV transformer in Asaba

NASS moves to enacts laws to boost power supply

Nsukka crisis: LG chairman should be investigated

Supreme Court victories excite PDP counsels, members

LGs/LCDAs dissolution: Stop poke-nosing into Oyo state internal affairs, PDP warns Malami

2023: Igbo leaders canvass presidency to South-east, power shift in Anambra

How Abians reacted to sack of Ihedioha by the Supreme Court

INSECURITY: Nigeria at crossroad, says AbdulSalami

LGs, LCDAs: APC, PDP bicker over sacked Oyo chairs

DSO critical to regulation of Nigeria’s broadcast industry ‘ Minister

Aluko, Edwards make bright start in Azimuth Shipping Lines Tennis

Pro-Amotekun rally rocks Osogbo

2023: Igbo leaders canvass presidency to South-east, power shift in Anambra

We are resuming office immediately, sacked Oyo LGs chairmen dares Makinde

Breaking: Supreme Court takes stand on Adamawa, Benue guber elections ‘check out Orthom, Fintiri’s fate

Magu in Ilorin, says EFCC ‘ll repatriates 18 more high- profiled looters

Why I settled for 43 -year American woman ‘ 23-year-old Nigeria boy opens up

SPORTS

$7.35bn spent on players’ transfer in 2019 ‘ FIFA – New Telegraph

2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tourney: Quadri, Toriola-Led Nigerian Team Bow to Poland – Complete Sports

2020 NBA All-Star Game Jerseys Unveiled as LeBron, Giannis Named Captains – Bleacher Report

2022 W’Cup qualifiers: Ikpeba, Akpoborie tip Eagles to qualify – New Telegraph

All Womens Single Top Ten Reach Third Round – Thisday

Analysis: Mahrez and Zaha’s divergent paths – Goal

Antonio Brown Expected to Turn Himself into Police with Arrest Warrant Pending – Bleacher Report

Aston Villa sign Barcelona youngster Barry – Vanguard

Atletico Crash Out of Copa del Rey at the Hands of Third Tier Cultural Leonesa After Extra Time – FTBpro

Atletico Madrid knocked out of Copa del Rey by third-division side Cultural Leonesa – Goal

Aubameyang Wants Barca Move – Thisday

Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty beats Elena Rybakina to reach fourth round – BBC

Barcelona ‘avoids total ridicule’ in narrow win over Ibiza – CNN

Barcelona ‘avoids total ridicule’ in narrow win over Ibiza – CNN

Barcelona Reportedly Enquired About Christian Eriksen Transfer from Tottenham – Bleacher Report

Basketball HOF to Auction Enshrinement Plaques of Michael Jordan, Shaq, More – Bleacher Report

Basketball star to skip season to focus on criminal justice reform – CNN

Bayern Munich legend, Elber conducts clinic for FCT coaches – Daily Trust

Borussia Dortmund v FC Kln Preview: How to Watch on TV, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News – FTBpro

Breaking: Victor Moses joins Inter Milan – Daily Times

Cazorla showers praises on Chukwueze after wonderful goal – New Telegraph

Ceballos looking to cut Arsenal loan spell short – Daily Trust

Cowboys News: Amari Cooper Says Free Agency Won’t Be ‘All About Money – Bleacher Report

Dangote empowers 34,000 women in Katsina – Daily Trust

Dare Gives NFF Deadline on Movement to New Secretariat – Thisday

Delta FA election didn’t follow due process ‘ NFF – Punch

Delta FA election didnt follow due process NFF – Punch

Edo 2020: Benin stadium to be ready in March – Punch

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