CITYNEWS NIGERIA  BRINGS YOU NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY 7TH JANUARY 2021.

 

*THE NATION*

Court remands two teachers for defiling pupil, 5

I faked my kidnap to extract money from dad

Lagos launches cash transfer

Let Yoruba produce president in 2023, says Afenifere

Ekiti govt, labour sign minimum wage agreement

Nollywood pays tribute to actress Orisabunmi

APC remains Nigerians choice-party, says Akpanudoedehe

Pence, Pelosi evacuated as pro-Trump protesters sack U.S. Congress in session

Wike, APC open 2023 battle

House: hold Executive responsible for tariffs hike

NACCIMA, MAN: tariffs hike timing wrong

Bishop lashes Buhari govt again

Group seeks proper amendment to Electoral Act

Labour Party will miss Salam

Makinde should tackle insecurity, says Oyo APC

What is Bello up to

Benue Chief of Staff unfolds governorship ambition

Bank sets up vocational centre for young inmates

Digital assets will become more popular

NSE unveils post-demutualisation plan

Access Bank acquires Zambias Cavmont Bank

Union Diagnostics minority shareholders meet on N493m buyout offer

AfDB okays $7m for mini-grid programme

Nigeria spends 3.75% of $495b GDP on healthcare

Edun is FCMB acting MD

Glo expands NIN channels

Documentation stalls N120b FAAN pension funds

*VANGUARD*

On policies and local food, fuel production

Alleged certificate forgery: APC, Obaseki, others to adopt final arguments January 7

PDP supporters defect to APC in Zamfara

Elite loot Nigeria, seek forgiveness in Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem; yuletide in Dubai’ Bishop Kukah

Group begins voter’s enlightenment on 2023 election

Wike to APC: Be courageous to handover power to PDP in 2023

Leave PDP if you’re ambitious than the party, Osun party chair fumes

CIVIL WAR: Amechi, Yakassai, Adebanjo, Utomi, others hold ‘Never Again’ parley

2020: Accord Party rates Sanwo-Olu high

Fire guts car at Ogudu

Kukah’s vilification: Buhari is fighting the wrong ‘enemy

For telecoms, a look back in Hope

COVID-19: Closure of tertiary institutions is not the answer

Enugu schools to resume January 18

Greensprings Adopts RCM Primary School, Provides Immediate Needs For Pupils

WHO urges countries to shun vaccine nationalism

NMA partners Zamfara govt in the fight against quackery

*THISDAY*

Stanbic IBTC Sets Up Vocational Centre for Young Inmates

Remittances: Customers Commend Polaris Bank on Dollars Payout

Firm Unveils Project to Solve Water Scarcity in Nigeria

Group Canvasses Policy Roadmap for Social Media Management

Access Bank Completes Acquisition of Cavmont Bank in Zambia

Report Predicts Use of Intelligent Connected Machines by 2030

Lekki Residents Move against Insecurity, Donates Security Van

Pantami Suspends NIMC Staff over Extortion at Enrolment Centres

Goldman Sees Surprise Saudi Cut as Signal Oil Demand to Weaken

Capacity Building Tops Agenda for Telecoms in 2021

Group Seeks Amendment to Electoral Act

Institute Wins Awards, Maintains ECOWAS Best Tech Varsity

Marginal Fields: DPR Forges Ahead Despite Challenges

54gene Raises Alarm over Infringement of its Intellectual Property

ITU Launches Research Group on Autonomous Networks

Alibaba Plans $5bn Bond This Month

Ericsson Takes Huaweis Fight to Swedish Minister

TechEconomy.ng Editor Joins AFictF

Bidders Emerge in SAfrica Spectrum Sale

Actis Exit: C & I Leasing Shareholders Assured of Improved Returns

Reward and Punishment as Indispensable Tool for Nation Building

Nothing Good Can Come Out of Buharis Appearance at the National…

It is Time Have a Nigerian President from Kogi State

Democrats Warnock Projected to Win Georgia Senate Runoff

Emigrate, But Dont Burn Your Nigerian Bridge

Buhari Celebrates Ex-Eagles Captain, Chukwu, At 70

Golden Eaglets Fall in First Hurdle against Cte dIvoire

Enyimba Crash out of CAF Champions League, Join Rivers Utd in Confed Cup

Lalong Identifies Polo as Tool for Tourism, Economic Growth

Its Manchester City, Tottenham Carabao Cup Final

Serie A: Sampdoria End Inter Milans Winning Streak

Rivers Utds Clash with Bloemfontein Celtic Runs into Troubled Waters

Nigeria, Cote dIvoire in Fierce Battle for Three Points in Lome

CARABAO CUP: Solskjaer Vows to Banish Sfinal Defeats Against City Tonight

STRESS AND INFERTILITY (Part 1)

To Trust or Not to Trust: Vaccine Hesitancy and the Need for Different Strategy

Tackling Over Population, Unplanned Pregnancies in a Pandemic Era

*PUNCH*

Capitol invasion: US Senate reconvenes to certify Biden win

Attack on US Capitol incited by Trump, shameful Obama

Abe faction fails to stop Rivers APC membership revalidation

APC deputy gov candidate, Ganiyu candidacy nullified

Its lazy for military to say BHaram has been degraded when villages are burnt, people are killed and kidnapped daily Chibok community leader, Allen

Capitol invasion: Remember this day forever, Trump tells Americans

Govt begins N10,000 payment to Epe residents

Ibidapo-Obe, Ajeyalemi were close friends

Capitol invasion: Facebook removes Trumps video, Twitter limits reach

UN condemns Capitol invasion, sues for peace

KANSIEC disqualifies six candidates, alleges drug test failure

Election fraudulent but go home, Trump tells supporters

EU condemns pro-Trump protesters, says this isnt America

Nigeria, othersll lose $1tn oil revenue in 20 years PwC

Oil price rises to 10-month high of $54

Aero Contractors MD steps down

Enyo plans to invest in 20 LPG plants

Importers appeal to CCECC over cargo disruption

Gas producers seek full payment from power sector

Why we invested in C&I Leasing, by PMT

OVH Energy empowers youths in host communities

We need to think urgently how to safe Nigeria Kukah

14 killed as cement-laden truck, bus crash in Kogi

Zamfara community disagree with Army on killing of 220 bandits

SARS officers detained us for 73 days demanding we implicate Saraki Petitioners

Bello meets Buhari, expresses frustration over Nigers worsening insecurity

Yoruba actress, Orisabunmi, dies, AbdulRazaq, Kosoko, others mourn

Magu: Presidency delays action on Salamis report

Three persons raped daily in Gombe, says CP

Ondo couple, farmer kidnapped, abductors demand N10m

50 FCT dispatch riders arrested, to undergo medical test

Capitol: Bush slams political leaders for reckless behaviour

Reps consider legalising hemp cultivation, registration for traders

Cocoa House lift crashes during installation, kills one

Police clear US Capitol of pro-Trump protesters

OPC slams Buhari over hike in electricity tariffs

Capitol: Congress leadersll proceed with Biden certification Pelosi

Capitol riot: US lawmaker wants Trump impeached

Capitol invasion: Perpetratorsll be brought to book, says Pompeo

Federal Govt needs over N2.44tn to vaccinate 165 million Nigerians

Trumps supporters invade Capitol, security officers draw guns

Abia creates sample collection centres, orders compulsory COVID-19 test

World leaders condemn violence at US Capitol

Woman shot in US Capitol protest dies

Sultans JNI tackles Kukah, says Christmas sermon targets Islam

Sowores arrest may give Biden poor impression of Buhari Ex-US ambassador

Recession has stopped N30, 000 minimum wage payment Kano

Bayelsa sets up panels to probe communal violence

IYC vows to stop sponsored protest in NDelta

Major US business groups call on Trump to end Capitol invasion

Lagos deputy gov mourns brother, warns against COVID-19

Rising global repression threatens democracy

The trouble of the troubles with Nigeria

Nigerias problem is elite criminality

Power-drunk NSCDC officer attacks journalists, destroys PUNCHmans camera

Fears spread as gas explosion rocks Rivers community

Seven Deeper Life High School suspects already arraigned Police

Police kill suspected kidnapper, arrest rapists in Gombe

Man who escaped from Edo prison arrested in Ogun

*THE SUN*

Nigeria’s greatness lies in restructuring ‘Oshun

Fresh crisis brews in Delta APC

Edo guber: Court voids Ize-Iyamu’s deputy’s candidacy

Anambra guber: APC promises level playing field during primary

Igbo’ll resist any attempt to destroy Ohanaeze ‘Ohakim

Fresh crisis brews in Delta APC

Cross River PDP stakeholders hail Supreme Court ruling on PDP ward, local exco list

Anambra Guber: APC promises level playing field for aspirants during primaries

2022 guber: Segun Oni campaign posters flood Ekiti

CAF Champions League: Enyimba crashes out despite 2-1 win

WAFU B tourney: Cote d’Ivoire’s late winner halts Nigeria

Court nullifies AFN’s suspension of American trainer

Buhari salutes ex-Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu at 70

COVID-19 Fears: Rivers United, Celtic clash postponed

New Perm Sec pledges to reposition Youth, Sports ministry

Osimhen ranked Africa’s fourth Most Valuable Player

Court nullifies AFN’s suspension of US trainer

Nasarawa to partner with NUJ on sports development

Buhari congratulates Christian Chukwu on 70th birthday

Demutualisation: NSE names new chief executives for emerging entities

CBN directs banks to get borrowers’ records from Credit Bureau

Officials who spent N116m on stationery retired ‘Sylva

World Bank predicts 1.1% growth for Nigeria in 2021

Forex, payment channel top challenges in shoe business ‘Ibekwe, ShoePlace boss

How recapitalisation, COVID-19, #EndSARS rocked insurance sector performance in 2020

LASACO beats first phase of recapitalisation deadline

Gridlock: LAGFERRY woos Lagosians with quality service

2021: Stakeholders expect stable power, good roads, border performance

Nigeria faces prospects of twin deficits ‘Sigma Pensions

CJN tasks FCT CJ on transparency, honesty

Insecurity: Catholic bishops warn against Nigerias disintegration

Kalejaye dies at 64

Insecurity: Our call for service chiefs sack patriotic, Northern elders

Ohanaeze greatest vehicle for Igbo struggle Ikpeazu

Court stops parallel electoral committee

Panic as gas pipeline explodes in Rivers

Afe Babalola, Ekhomu pay tribute to Prof. Ibidapo-Obe

Cleric proposes new method of selecting presidential candidate

Taming insecurity in Nigeria (2)

AfCFTA takeoff: Tourism in limbo

Sprituality, religion and the way we live (2)

Remedies for neck pain

Dark days ahead (2)

*GUARDIAN*

Despite peace meeting, Southeast APC remains fractured

Obiano approves 10 new permsecs

Bauchi ready for judicial autonomy, says governor Mohammed

Ekweremadu not attacked in Enugu, say tourney organisers

Be courageous to hand over power in 2023, Wike tells APC

HURIWA’s position on service chiefs sponsored, anti-people, say northern elders

Adamawa commissioner scales court’s fence to evade detention

Pipeline explosion causes panic in Rivers community

I won’t negotiate with bandits, Niger governor vows

Court nullifies Ize-Iyamu, deputy governor’s candidacy in guber poll

Facebook and Twitter block Trump for breaking rules

Historic day as Democrats take over U.S. Senate

Woman shot in US Capitol unrest dies: police

Democrats win second Georgia race, ensuring US Senate control

One person shot, wounded inside US Capitol

US lawmakers denounce ‘coup’ as Trump supporters storm Congress

Police evacuate US Congress offices amid clashes with pro-Trump protesters

Juventus end AC Milan’s 27-game unbeaten run in Serie A

Rashford is world’s Most Valuable footballer at 150million

PSG held by Saint-Etienne in Pochettino’s first match

School sports will be our focus this year, says Lagos Sports Commission

Amazon Web Service to rescue unbanked Nigerians

NSE announces CEOs for emerging entities

Poor yields on securities, inflation affect pension growth

Obaseki urges manufacturers to exploit AfCFTA to boost capacity

Equities rebound as capitalisation rises by N24 billion

CIS seeks investors’ collaboration to increase returns

Badagry deep seaport project to take-off this month

5 ways to approach the Bitcoin trading process

IoD tasks corporate leaders on innovative ideas to revive ailing economy

Kimse Okoko: Teacher, mentor, friend and father

How Akinyemi invited himself into trouble

CBN’s intervention and integrated gas facility in Ologbo

Rape apology is inexcusable

Bishop Kukah

Federalism is the answer, after all – Part 11

Inevitable recognitions

Oxygen crisis hits Nigeria’s COVID-19 response scheme

NIN registration February 9 deadline at risk

Another setback for Nigerian football, Golden Eaglets beaten in Togo, Enyimba out of CAF Champions League

We adjusted, didn’t increase electricity tariff, says NERC

EndSARS: Is Lekki armed response a case for ICC’ – Part 2

Messi back to his best in Barca win over Bilbao

*TRIBUNE*

Buhari mourns Archbishop Jatau

NALDA orders two million plastic sacks from Borno for food packaging

Osun PDP chairman seeks members cooperation as party inaugurates new secretariat

APC elders task Ekiti Amotekun personnel on dedication, discipline on duty

Ogun traditional rulers laud Alaafin for averting crisis over Alaketu stool

Ex-President Jonathan hails Oyakhilome for transforming humanity through FALA

Stakeholders seek increased investment, working policies for agric sector

Why yoruba must be Nigeria’s president in 2023

Fasina appointed as new FUOYE VC

Kogi gov donates N6m to late APC women leader’s family

Nigeria records 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, total now 94,369

28 export containers from Minna rots-away at seaport since September

Innovations that could shape Nigeria’s maritime sector in 2021

Covid-19: Closure of tertiary institutions is not the answer

You’ve done better than any of us, former LASU VCs, Okebukola, Leigh tell Fagbohun

95% Nigerian undergraduates in public universities ‘ TETFund boss

Buhari’s directive on food imports

UBEC harps on quality education, commits over N10bn annually to teacher professional development

Olive leaf extract inhibits breast, ovarian cancer cell growth

Dutch Government under fire for starting COVID-19 vaccination late

US Senate: Georgia election too close to call

FCMB appoints Yemisi Edun acting managing director

Job Creation, Mass Housing, SME Support Top FG’s Priorities In 2021 ‘ Osinbajo

How to end shortage of air traffic controllers in NAMA

Rumbles over FG’s released N5bn aviation bailout fund

*SPORTS*

2021 NNL: Niger Tornadoes resume training, conduct ECG test for player – Peoples Daily

76ers’ Doc Rivers Says ‘Democracy Will Prevail’ After Breach of US Capitol – Bleacher Report

A blow to the heart,’ says LeBron James after Jacob Blake latest – CNN

AC Milan 1-3 Juventus: Federico Chiesa double ends unbeaten run – BBC

Aduda bows out as Sports Ministry’s Perm Sec – New Telegraph

AEW Dynamite New Year’s Smash Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights – Bleacher Report

AFN to establish Athletics Development Centre – Punch

After leading Lakers to victory, LeBron James looks for WNBA win over Kelly Loeffler – CNN

Apochi targets Top 10 spot in 2021 – Punch

Athletic Bilbao 2-3 Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona go third in La Liga – BBC

Athletic Bilbao 2-3 Barcelona: Messi scores twice to spoil Marcelino debut – Goal

Atletico dumped out of Copa del Rey by third-division Cornella – Punch

Australian Open players to be moved to new quarantine hotel Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

Barca ready to extend Puig contract Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

Barcelona-linked Depay: I might stay at Lyon until the end of the season – Goal

Baseball star took a knee and then his life unraveled in Trump’s America – CNN

Boga scores and grabs assist in Sassuolo’s victory over Genoa – Goal

Brandon Graham to Giants After Eagles’ Loss: Don’t Put Yourself in That Position – Bleacher Report

Buhari Celebrates Ex-Eagles Captain, Chukwu, At 70 – Thisday

Buhari congratulates Christian Chukwu on 70th birthday – The Sun

Buhari salutes ex-Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu at 70 – The Sun

CAF Champions League: Enyimba crashes out despite 2-1 win – The Sun

CAF Confed Cup: NFF seeks postponement of Rivers United,Celtic tie Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

CAFCC: We’ll be ready anytime ‘Eguma – New Telegraph

Carabao Cup’s modern owners Man City hand Manchester United a reality check – Yahoo

Carabao Cup: Man City beat United, face Tottenham in final – Punch

Carabao Cup: Man United Suffer Semi-final Heartbreak Again, Lose To Man City – Complete Sports

CARABAO CUP: Solskjaer Vows to Banish Sfinal Defeats Against City Tonight – Thisday

Celtics, Heat Release Statement After Jacob Blake Decision, US Capitol Breach – Bleacher Report

Court nullifies AFN’s suspension of American trainer – The Sun

Court nullifies AFN’s suspension of US trainer – The Sun

COVID-19 Fears: Rivers United, Celtic clash postponed – The Sun

De’Aaron Fox out for Kings vs. Bulls with Hamstring Injury – Bleacher Report

Derrick Rose Ruled out for Pistons vs. Bucks After Suffering Right Knee Injury – Bleacher Report

Eagles Roundup: Onuachu Bags Hat-Trick In Genk’s Win Vs Eupen; Moffi Also On Target, Kalu Returns For Bordeaux – Complete Sports

EFL: Guardiola dedicates derby win to Man City legend Bell – Punch

El-Merreikh dump Enyimba out of Champions League – Punch

Enyimba 2-1 Al Merreikh (2-4 on agg): People’s Elephant crash out of Caf Champions League – Goal

Enyimba crash out of CAF Champions League – Punch

Enyimba crash out of CAF Champions League – Blueprint

Enyimba crash out of CAF Champions League – The Cable

Enyimba Crash out of CAF Champions League, Join Rivers Utd in Confed Cup – Thisday

Enyimba Win But Crash Out – Daily Independent

Enyimbas skipper out of Champions League tie with El-Merreikh Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

Eriksen’s future in the hands of the club, says Inter boss Conte – Goal

Esperance, Wydad & Mazembe win through – African Football

FA fines Wolves boss, Nuno, for criticism of referee Mason – New Telegraph

Fenerbahce agree in principle to sign Ozil – Blueprint

Former Ghana star Agyemang-Badu calls for patience with Akonnor – Goal

Former Super Eagles coach, ‘Chairman’ Chukwu is not dead – Peoples Daily

Garin, Isner top seeds at Delray Beach Open – Blueprint

Giroud on Juve transfer shortlist Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

Golden Eaglets Fall in First Hurdle against Cte dIvoire – Thisday

Guardiola’s caution helps Stones shine and get back on England radar – Yahoo

Guardiola: Carabao Cup not the Champions League but four finals in a row is impressive! – Goal

Its Manchester City, Tottenham Carabao Cup Final – Thisday

JJ Redick Ruled out for Pelicans vs. Thunder Because of Knee Injury – Bleacher Report

John Stones and Fernandinho fire Manchester City to another Carabao Cup final – Yahoo

John Stones exposes Manchester United and returns City to Carabao Cup final – Yahoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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