GOOD MORNING NIGERIA,CITYNEWS NIGERIA BRINGS YOU. NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY 8TH JANUARY 2021.

 

*THE NATION*

Alleged certificate forgery: Obaseki knows fate Saturday

NIMC unions strike paralyses NIN registration

Pelosi, others seek Trumps removal as world leaders flay invasion

Buhari greets labour leader Issa Aremu at 60

Suspended Ohanaeze secretary under fire for suing Nwodo

774,000 jobs: Delta gets N1.59b for beneficiaries

Trump surrenders after failed coup

NAF, Mark mourn as ex-CAS Eduok dies at 74

Electricity tariffs hike on hold

30 minutes COVID-19 test kits for hospitals, says PTF

Kidnappers abduct businessman

Oyetola hails ex-labour leader Sunmonu at 80

Lagos deputy governor mourns younger brother

Lets talk about Dreams and Assorted Nightmares

INEC, electronic voting and credible polls

We need more security personnel in Niger, says governor

The rising profile of Eni Eniola

MTN Yello star winner, Dotti up and about

Mohammed for The Milkmaid exclusive screening

NSE suspends Thomas Wyatt Nigeria

Fed Govt lists December savings bonds

Equities sustain rally with N66b gain

AfDB appoints directors general for African regions

Ecobank Nigeria launches radio programme for SMEs

IMF: Robot revolution will create 97 million new jobs

Fed Govt releases N11.82b for MDAs retirees

Why govt is yet to release January petrol price

Labour threatens to shut CAC

Former NATCA boss urges govt to address manpower shortage

*VANGUARD*

Trump denounces Capitol violence, as calls for his removal grow

New forex traders charged on excellence, professionalism

FOREX: Turnover in I&E falls by 47% to $33bn in 2020

CSO expresses shock, mourns sudden demise of activist, Esther Uzoma

Three feared killed as youths clash with Amotekun operatives over carnival in Oyo

Paternity Saga: Group throws weight behind management of FCMB over blackmail

Gov Abiodun applauds NULGE over election of president

The Church in Nigeria: Silent No More ‘ Godman Akinlabi

Police arrest 287 suspected rapists in Katsina in 2020 ‘ Official

Dr SIJU ILUYOMADE: The world celebrates Arise convener on her birthday

Why new electricity tariff won’t stand ‘ Labour

Kalu receives defecting Abia PDP faithful into APC

Video: Chaos in Ghana Parliament as lawmakers rumble over sitting position

C’River PDP Ward, Chapter Exco: Truth has been upheld’ Caucus leader, stakeholders

Fani-Kayode condemns invasion of Capitol Hill, asks Trump to emulate Goodluck Jonathan

OHANAEZE ELECTION:Okwukwu drags Nwodo to court

Sigma Pensions projects tight monetary policy, bearish markets in 2021

Lafarge extends entry deadline for national essay competition

FOREX: Turnover in I&E falls by 47% to $33bn in 2020

MTN Next Rated artist, X-Two J addresses unverified stories

IPPIS wonder: I was paid N4,000 as monthly salary ‘ ASUP chairman

Akeredolu extends Prof Ige’s tenure as Acting VC of Adekunle Ajasin Varsity

Man in court for allegedly tampering with prepaid meter in Ogun

VIDEO, PHOTOS:Fire guts tanker in Lagos

*THISDAY*

Buhari in the Eyes of Kukah

All-Share Index Rises 0.31% as Investors Stake N7.5bn on Shares

Jamoh: Nigeria to Be West, Central African Maritime Hub

IATA Harps on Temporary Waivers to Stimulate Air Travel

Nemeith Pharmaceuticals Plans to Raise Equity Capital

Stakeholders List Expectations from Aviation Sector in 2021

Shina-Aba: Touting, Major Challenge at MMIA

Revisiting NSC, Shipping Firms Agreement

AIB Staff Urged to Sustain Service Delivery

AIB-N Partners LAAC

Dana Air Takes Delivery of Aircraft

India to Issue 4G Spectrum Auction Invitation

Five Business Lessons I Learnt in 2020

With Coronavirus On My Mind, l Bid Bye Bye to 2020

Trumps Mob Day of Infamy

Asoluka Promises as Ohaneze Ndigbo President

Happy New Year on a Personal Note

Anthony Joshua Hints at Retiring from Boxing in Five Years

NBA: Miami Heat, Boston Celtics Play with Heavy Hearts After Storming…

Zuru Sealed an Eventful Year for Motorsport in Nigeria, Says Ojuoko

Brighton Recall Tau from Anderlecht

Delta ALGON Sports Festival Has Come to Stay

Liverpool Unlikely to Sign Centre Back this January

NWFL: Lack of VAR Denied Edo Queens Victory, Says Coach Odeh

COPA DEL REY : La Liga Leaders Atletico Knocked out by Third-tier Cornella

Jon Jones Mocks UFC Champion Adesanya for Dodging Him

Wolves Manager Fined over Comments on Referee

*PUNCH*

Benue revenue workers body uncovered in shallow grave

Protesters shut East-West road, demand NDDC administrators sacking

US crisis: Jonathan, others say character key to successful democracy

Obiano considers fresh lockdown over COVID-19 surge

Tokyo Olympics goes ahead despite COVID-19 surge OrganisersTokyo Olympics goes ahead despite COVID-19 surge Organisers

70% of noise pollution in Lagos State caused by churches, mosques LASEPA GM, Fasawe

Gunmen abduct traveller, kill driver in Ondo

Getting it right as a nation

Over two million persons displaced in Nigeria, says minister

Trump banned from Facebook, Instagram for two weeks Zuckerberg

World Bank projects 5% growth for Nigeria, others in 2021

5,552.8MW power generation successfully transmitted to Discos TCN

Manufactured goods imports gulped N9.28tn in nine months NBS

874 microfinance banks have operational licences CBN

FG suspends power tariff hike, subsidising 55% low users

Court strikes out 12 suits against Aiteo

Poor power supply strangulating manufacturing, says MAN

Unity Bank plans N9.32bn gross earnings in Q1

Nigeria can fully benefit from AfCFTA, says MOMAN

Stock market extends gain with N66bn

UK blue chips index gains for fourth day

Notore recorded N9.48bn operating profit in 2020

Ojumah wins Africa Res CEO award

Lagos building 10 oxygen tents to battle COVID-19 Sanwo-Olu

Court stops Ganduje from deducting judiciary workers salaries

NIMC workers accuse FG of covering up COVID-19 in agency

Buhari, Osinbajo, SGF to take COVID-19 vaccine on live telecast

Reps may allow states to determine minimum wage

Defence minister seeks Chadian support to end insurgency

Geidam residents flee from Boko Haram attack

US election laws must be reformed, says Trump

77 kidnap victims handed over to Masari

Benue to review okada ban in two LGs

Kaduna vigilante, three others killed, NAF bombs bandits hideouts

Ondo monarch petitions IG over killing, palace destruction

Seek foreign help to secure Nigeria, Ekweremadu tells FG

Court decides Obasekis fate over alleged certificate forgery Saturday

Ex-senator Bayo Salami dies in US

Banditry, communal clashes displace over two million Nigerians FG

Abia teachers set for strike as ultimatum expires

287 rape, 22 sodomy cases recorded in 2020 Katsina police

Military dominating counter-insurgency war in North-East, says DHQ

Lagos expands tax net, targets N60bn monthly IGR

*THE SUN*

Rivers APC crisis: Nobody has monopoly of violence, Abe’s faction warns

We’ve silenced APC ‘Wike

Alleged forgery: Court decides Gov. Obaseki’s fate Saturday

Ohanaeze in make or mar election

Alleged forgery: Court decides Gov. Obaseki’s fate Saturday

We’ve silenced APC ‘ Wike

NULGE Election: Abiodun congratulates Ambali

Rivers APC crisis: Nobody has monopoly of violence, Abe’s faction warns

Ihejiofor is our choice as Igwe, Ogbunka community begs Governor Obiano

What Igbos need is security, says Oparaocha, Ohanaeze Ndigbo presidential aspirant

774,000 jobs: Minister hails Buhari’s commitment to youth development

Egwuekwe begs govts to use sports to fight kidnapping, youth restiveness

Ahmed Musa doles out N6 million to winners of Plateau North peace tournament

NYIF: Pilot disbursement successful ‘Minister

NDDC sole administrator not substantive appointment ‘Akpabio

Insecurity: Nigeria, Niger, Benin Republic unveil joint border patrol

Global economy projected to grow by 4 %-World Bank

TCN celebrates peak generation of 5,552.80MW

Electricity tariff hike’ll raise manufacturers’ woes ‘MAN

Badagry Deep Seaport to make Nigeria global maritime hub-Jamoh

Stock market transactions hit 755%

NIN: NCC allays fear of mass disconnection of phone lines

NNPC shops for $1bn to rehabilitate PH refinery

Ohanaeze Ndigbo elections: Okwukwu, Ozobull face contempt proceeding if Ohakim

Buhari urges Commission to assist in lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty

Customs intercepts 5,200 live ammunition, bulletproof vehicle

Abductors of Ondo farmer demand N10m ransom

Katsina: Police recorded 287 cases of rape in 2020 Report

Edo: Group gives CP ultimatum to publish names, photographs of escapees

Soldiers kill 16 terrorists, bandits, rescue 12 kidnapped victims in 1 week

Nab kidnap kingpin in Abia

READ ALSO:   I was already rich before becoming Minister – Embatted Malami tells Buhari

NIN registration halted as NIMC workers begin strike

FGs 2021 budget for education worst in 10 years NANS

Ohanaeze Election: All eyes on Ndigbo

2021: We’ll humiliate ISWAP, B’Haram ‘Buratai

Security: A case for constabulary police

My prophecies for 2021

Kalu Onuma and the quest for Secretary-General of Ohanaeze

Malamis major strides

Tela: New maize variety

New road excites Makurdi residents

Corrupt judiciary, a setback

*GUARDIAN*

Election rips Ekiti IPAC apart

We need leadership with vision, passion and good planning, says Peterside

Group threatens to recall Suswam for alleged neglect of constituents

Two-year-old Omosefe seeks N7m for open-heart surgery in India

No life lost as tanker explosion causes heavy traffic in Lagos

Nine bullets removed from 65-year-old woman attacked on Jan. 1

Mob lynches suspected robber in Edo

Congress affirms Biden’s victory after U.S. Capitol violence

Amokachi, Yobo, Nilayo Sports, others make Hall of Fame

Football is dying slowly in Nigeria, says Dimeji Lawal

ALGON assures on Delta LGs sports festival

I locked up dead body of my daughter in a room and escaped to the stadium

How AfCFTA can lift 30 million people out of poverty, by CDC group

Nigeria’s December oil output below fiscal projection

AIB, stakeholders brainstorm on human errors in air crashes

Dana, Azman airlines deepen fleet capacity

Seplat, FTN Cocoa, others lead NSE N66b gain

Not in defence of Bishop Kukah

Mele Kyari: Man with the Midas touch

Time for reconciliation, after a vicious fight – Part 2

Primate Olabayo’s new season’s prophetic offerings

Why borrow citizens’ dormant assets

We are at final stage of anti-terrorism, banditry war, says military

EndSARS: Is Lekki armed response a case for ICC’ – Part 3

Open secret

Fixing assets destroyed during #EndSars protests will take some time

Group cautions Ijaw youths against harassing Akpabio, NDDC Sole Administrator

NANS laments 5.6% allocation to education in 2021 budget

Ohakim may sue suspended scribe, other over Ohanaeze Ndigbo election

Isheri residents decry killings, mob attacks by irrate youths

The proposed N15 trillion infrastructure fund

Northern Christian group slams JNI, others over attack on Kukah

*TRIBUNE*

Bauchi CAN elects new officials, preaches unity

Seplat stocks push market to positive close by 0.31 per cent

Gov Sule applauds FG over rural women’s grant initiative

Sokoto govt honours outstanding health workers, immunised children

CSO gives Edo Police 48-hour ultimatum to publish names of escapee-suspects

Olabode George mourns Ibidapo-Obe

We’ll flush foreign hoodlums out of Oyo in two weeks ‘ Ibadan Mogajis

Mark mourns Nsikak Eduok

JUST IN: Olatunde Agbato, President of Animal Care Konsult, Ogere Remo, is dead

NCDC confirms 1,565 new COVID-19 cases, total now 95,934

It’s bad that people don’t take artistes outside Lagos seriously

2021: Waiting on the help of Allah

Many churches still do not support their gospel artistes

New Argentine Telenovela debuts on StarTimes

House of Angostura spreads cheer

Lagos lockdown on events: A blessing or curse to Ibadan

From Soro Soke to Tule: Slogans that defined 2020

Beyond New Year resolutions

In 2021, security must be priority

On wrong assessment of Oyetola

Elon Musk is now world’s richest person

Mark Zuckerberg says Trump blocked indefinitely from Facebook, Instagram

Trump blocked by Twitter and Facebook

JUST IN: Congress finalises Biden’s win after riot disrupts Capitol

BREAKING: Trump pledges ‘orderly’ transfer of power to Biden

*SPORTS*

2021 NPFL: Heartland crisis deepens as LMC bans club from signing new players – Peoples Daily

774,000 jobs: Minister hails Buhari’s commitment to youth development – The Sun

Ahmed Musa doles out N6 million to winners of Plateau North peace tournament – The Sun

Al Merreikh’s goal affected our game plans ‘ Enyimba coach – New Telegraph

Alabama’s DeVonta Smith Named 2020 Biletnikoff Award Winner – Bleacher Report

Aleksandar Mitrovic must live with consequences of coronavirus breach, says Scott Parker – Yahoo

ALGON assures on Delta LGs sports festival – Guardian

Amad Diallo joins Man United from Atalanta – Punch

Amokachi, Yobo, Nilayo Sports, others make Hall of Fame – Guardian

Anthony Joshua Hints at Retiring from Boxing in Five Years – Thisday

Anthony Joshua: I have five years left of my career – The Cable

Aston Villa first team and manager Smith to miss FA Cup tie against Liverpool – Goal

Aston Villa to send out youth side for FA Cup match after Covid-19 outbreak – Yahoo

Atletico target Dembele Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

Babacar scores as Samatta’s Fenerbahce beat Alanyaspor – Goal

Barcelona interested in Tavares Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

Brighton Recall Tau from Anderlecht – Thisday

Burnley boss Sean Dyche calls for coronavirus vaccinations in football – Yahoo

CAF Champions League Group draw holds January 8 – Peoples Daily

Carabao Cup: Pogba sends message to Man United players after defeat to Man City – New Telegraph

CCL: Enyimba lost chance to qualify in Omdurman Ezeji – Punch

College Football Awards 2020: Results, Winners, Highlights and Twitter Reaction – Bleacher Report

Confederation Cup: Why CAF cancelled Rivers United vs Bloemfontein Celtic – Peoples Daily

COPA DEL REY : La Liga Leaders Atletico Knocked out by Third-tier Cornella – Thisday

COVID-19 Positive Test: Gattuso to meet with Victor Osimhen after apology – Peoples Daily

Delta ALGON Sports Festival Has Come to Stay – Thisday

Dembele not interested in West Ham move as Atletico Madrid remain interested in Lyon striker – Goal

Deshaun Watson Rumors: Texans QB ‘Extremely Unhappy’ He Wasn’t Part of GM Hire – Bleacher Report

DeVonta Smith Wins 2020 Maxwell Award over Trevor Lawrence, Mac Jones – Bleacher Report

Eaglets were jittery against Ivory Coast Amoo – Punch

Egwuekwe begs govts to use sports to fight kidnapping, youth restiveness – The Sun

English FA says Cavanis post not racist – Punch

Enyimba, Rivers know Confed Cup foes today – Punch

Ex-UI Footballers Association inaugurates new executive, BOT committees – Peoples Daily

FA Criticise Man Utd In Statement Over Cavani Suspension – Daily Independent

FA Cup third round: 10 things to look out for this weekend – Yahoo

FA Cup third-round predictions – Lawro v Radio 1 DJ Matt Edmondson – BBC

FA may have to ban players for breaches of lockdown, says Fulham’s Scott Parker – Yahoo

Fans attacked us, hit a player after SLeone game Iwobi – Punch

Football is dying slowly in Nigeria, says Dimeji Lawal – Guardian

Former FIFA president Blatter hospitalised – Punch

Former Ghana FA boss Nyantakyi admitted wrongdoing during CAS hearing – Goal

Golf’s newest star says fame won’t change him – CNN

Gregg Popovich: Pro-Trump Mob Breaching Capitol an Example of ‘Miserable’ Racism – Bleacher Report

He tried properly to push me out ‘ ‘ Niasse reflects on his struggles with Koeman at Everton – Goal

Heaven and Adele: Chorley up for a third FA Cup upset and another singalong – Yahoo

Henry Onyekuru to leave Monaco – Peoples Daily

I cried day Americans thrashed Falcons 7-1 Omidiran – Punch

I locked up dead body of my daughter in a room and escaped to the stadium – Guardian

I-League clubs have to find a method to sustain themselves – AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das – Goal

ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United vs Hyderabad – TV channel, stream, kick-off time & match preview – Goal

It is not life or death, it is the FA Cup ‘ Graham Potter on Covid-19 struggles – Yahoo

Iwobi: Everton as good as Wenger’s Arsenal – New Telegraph

Jared Goff ‘Ready’ to Play for Rams vs. Seahawks If Needed Despite Injury – Bleacher Report

Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Reportedly Finalizing New 5-Year, $20M Contract – Bleacher Report

Jon Jones Mocks UFC Champion Adesanya for Dodging Him – Thisday

Joshua drops retirement hints – New Telegraph

Jurgen Klopp says he and Liverpool owners are on same page over transfer policy – Yahoo

Karim Benzema to Stand Trial for Alleged Involvement in Sex Tape Scandal – Bleacher Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY 8TH JANUARY 2021

 

*THE NATION*

Alleged certificate forgery: Obaseki knows fate Saturday

NIMC unions strike paralyses NIN registration

Pelosi, others seek Trumps removal as world leaders flay invasion

Buhari greets labour leader Issa Aremu at 60

Suspended Ohanaeze secretary under fire for suing Nwodo

774,000 jobs: Delta gets N1.59b for beneficiaries

Trump surrenders after failed coup

NAF, Mark mourn as ex-CAS Eduok dies at 74

Electricity tariffs hike on hold

30 minutes COVID-19 test kits for hospitals, says PTF

Kidnappers abduct businessman

Oyetola hails ex-labour leader Sunmonu at 80

Lagos deputy governor mourns younger brother

Lets talk about Dreams and Assorted Nightmares

INEC, electronic voting and credible polls

We need more security personnel in Niger, says governor

The rising profile of Eni Eniola

MTN Yello star winner, Dotti up and about

Mohammed for The Milkmaid exclusive screening

NSE suspends Thomas Wyatt Nigeria

Fed Govt lists December savings bonds

Equities sustain rally with N66b gain

AfDB appoints directors general for African regions

Ecobank Nigeria launches radio programme for SMEs

IMF: Robot revolution will create 97 million new jobs

Fed Govt releases N11.82b for MDAs retirees

Why govt is yet to release January petrol price

Labour threatens to shut CAC

Former NATCA boss urges govt to address manpower shortage

*VANGUARD*

Trump denounces Capitol violence, as calls for his removal grow

New forex traders charged on excellence, professionalism

FOREX: Turnover in I&E falls by 47% to $33bn in 2020

CSO expresses shock, mourns sudden demise of activist, Esther Uzoma

Three feared killed as youths clash with Amotekun operatives over carnival in Oyo

Paternity Saga: Group throws weight behind management of FCMB over blackmail

Gov Abiodun applauds NULGE over election of president

The Church in Nigeria: Silent No More ‘ Godman Akinlabi

Police arrest 287 suspected rapists in Katsina in 2020 ‘ Official

Dr SIJU ILUYOMADE: The world celebrates Arise convener on her birthday

Why new electricity tariff won’t stand ‘ Labour

Kalu receives defecting Abia PDP faithful into APC

Video: Chaos in Ghana Parliament as lawmakers rumble over sitting position

C’River PDP Ward, Chapter Exco: Truth has been upheld’ Caucus leader, stakeholders

Fani-Kayode condemns invasion of Capitol Hill, asks Trump to emulate Goodluck Jonathan

OHANAEZE ELECTION:Okwukwu drags Nwodo to court

Sigma Pensions projects tight monetary policy, bearish markets in 2021

Lafarge extends entry deadline for national essay competition

FOREX: Turnover in I&E falls by 47% to $33bn in 2020

MTN Next Rated artist, X-Two J addresses unverified stories

IPPIS wonder: I was paid N4,000 as monthly salary ‘ ASUP chairman

Akeredolu extends Prof Ige’s tenure as Acting VC of Adekunle Ajasin Varsity

Man in court for allegedly tampering with prepaid meter in Ogun

VIDEO, PHOTOS:Fire guts tanker in Lagos

*THISDAY*

Buhari in the Eyes of Kukah

All-Share Index Rises 0.31% as Investors Stake N7.5bn on Shares

Jamoh: Nigeria to Be West, Central African Maritime Hub

IATA Harps on Temporary Waivers to Stimulate Air Travel

Nemeith Pharmaceuticals Plans to Raise Equity Capital

Stakeholders List Expectations from Aviation Sector in 2021

Shina-Aba: Touting, Major Challenge at MMIA

Revisiting NSC, Shipping Firms Agreement

AIB Staff Urged to Sustain Service Delivery

AIB-N Partners LAAC

Dana Air Takes Delivery of Aircraft

India to Issue 4G Spectrum Auction Invitation

Five Business Lessons I Learnt in 2020

With Coronavirus On My Mind, l Bid Bye Bye to 2020

Trumps Mob Day of Infamy

Asoluka Promises as Ohaneze Ndigbo President

Happy New Year on a Personal Note

Anthony Joshua Hints at Retiring from Boxing in Five Years

NBA: Miami Heat, Boston Celtics Play with Heavy Hearts After Storming…

Zuru Sealed an Eventful Year for Motorsport in Nigeria, Says Ojuoko

Brighton Recall Tau from Anderlecht

Delta ALGON Sports Festival Has Come to Stay

Liverpool Unlikely to Sign Centre Back this January

NWFL: Lack of VAR Denied Edo Queens Victory, Says Coach Odeh

COPA DEL REY : La Liga Leaders Atletico Knocked out by Third-tier Cornella

Jon Jones Mocks UFC Champion Adesanya for Dodging Him

Wolves Manager Fined over Comments on Referee

*PUNCH*

Benue revenue workers body uncovered in shallow grave

Protesters shut East-West road, demand NDDC administrators sacking

US crisis: Jonathan, others say character key to successful democracy

Obiano considers fresh lockdown over COVID-19 surge

Tokyo Olympics goes ahead despite COVID-19 surge OrganisersTokyo Olympics goes ahead despite COVID-19 surge Organisers

70% of noise pollution in Lagos State caused by churches, mosques LASEPA GM, Fasawe

Gunmen abduct traveller, kill driver in Ondo

Getting it right as a nation

Over two million persons displaced in Nigeria, says minister

Trump banned from Facebook, Instagram for two weeks Zuckerberg

World Bank projects 5% growth for Nigeria, others in 2021

5,552.8MW power generation successfully transmitted to Discos TCN

Manufactured goods imports gulped N9.28tn in nine months NBS

874 microfinance banks have operational licences CBN

FG suspends power tariff hike, subsidising 55% low users

Court strikes out 12 suits against Aiteo

Poor power supply strangulating manufacturing, says MAN

Unity Bank plans N9.32bn gross earnings in Q1

Nigeria can fully benefit from AfCFTA, says MOMAN

Stock market extends gain with N66bn

UK blue chips index gains for fourth day

Notore recorded N9.48bn operating profit in 2020

Ojumah wins Africa Res CEO award

Lagos building 10 oxygen tents to battle COVID-19 Sanwo-Olu

Court stops Ganduje from deducting judiciary workers salaries

NIMC workers accuse FG of covering up COVID-19 in agency

Buhari, Osinbajo, SGF to take COVID-19 vaccine on live telecast

Reps may allow states to determine minimum wage

Defence minister seeks Chadian support to end insurgency

Geidam residents flee from Boko Haram attack

US election laws must be reformed, says Trump

77 kidnap victims handed over to Masari

Benue to review okada ban in two LGs

Kaduna vigilante, three others killed, NAF bombs bandits hideouts

Ondo monarch petitions IG over killing, palace destruction

Seek foreign help to secure Nigeria, Ekweremadu tells FG

Court decides Obasekis fate over alleged certificate forgery Saturday

Ex-senator Bayo Salami dies in US

Banditry, communal clashes displace over two million Nigerians FG

Abia teachers set for strike as ultimatum expires

287 rape, 22 sodomy cases recorded in 2020 Katsina police

Military dominating counter-insurgency war in North-East, says DHQ

Lagos expands tax net, targets N60bn monthly IGR

*THE SUN*

Rivers APC crisis: Nobody has monopoly of violence, Abe’s faction warns

We’ve silenced APC ‘Wike

Alleged forgery: Court decides Gov. Obaseki’s fate Saturday

Ohanaeze in make or mar election

Alleged forgery: Court decides Gov. Obaseki’s fate Saturday

We’ve silenced APC ‘ Wike

NULGE Election: Abiodun congratulates Ambali

Rivers APC crisis: Nobody has monopoly of violence, Abe’s faction warns

Ihejiofor is our choice as Igwe, Ogbunka community begs Governor Obiano

What Igbos need is security, says Oparaocha, Ohanaeze Ndigbo presidential aspirant

774,000 jobs: Minister hails Buhari’s commitment to youth development

Egwuekwe begs govts to use sports to fight kidnapping, youth restiveness

Ahmed Musa doles out N6 million to winners of Plateau North peace tournament

NYIF: Pilot disbursement successful ‘Minister

NDDC sole administrator not substantive appointment ‘Akpabio

Insecurity: Nigeria, Niger, Benin Republic unveil joint border patrol

Global economy projected to grow by 4 %-World Bank

TCN celebrates peak generation of 5,552.80MW

Electricity tariff hike’ll raise manufacturers’ woes ‘MAN

Badagry Deep Seaport to make Nigeria global maritime hub-Jamoh

Stock market transactions hit 755%

NIN: NCC allays fear of mass disconnection of phone lines

NNPC shops for $1bn to rehabilitate PH refinery

Ohanaeze Ndigbo elections: Okwukwu, Ozobull face contempt proceeding if Ohakim

Buhari urges Commission to assist in lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty

Customs intercepts 5,200 live ammunition, bulletproof vehicle

Abductors of Ondo farmer demand N10m ransom

Katsina: Police recorded 287 cases of rape in 2020 Report

Edo: Group gives CP ultimatum to publish names, photographs of escapees

Soldiers kill 16 terrorists, bandits, rescue 12 kidnapped victims in 1 week

Nab kidnap kingpin in Abia

NIN registration halted as NIMC workers begin strike

FGs 2021 budget for education worst in 10 years NANS

READ ALSO:   IMO: He May Not End Well — Okorocha Bombs Uzodinma

Ohanaeze Election: All eyes on Ndigbo

2021: We’ll humiliate ISWAP, B’Haram ‘Buratai

Security: A case for constabulary police

My prophecies for 2021

Kalu Onuma and the quest for Secretary-General of Ohanaeze

Malamis major strides

Tela: New maize variety

New road excites Makurdi residents

Corrupt judiciary, a setback

*GUARDIAN*

Election rips Ekiti IPAC apart

We need leadership with vision, passion and good planning, says Peterside

Group threatens to recall Suswam for alleged neglect of constituents

Two-year-old Omosefe seeks N7m for open-heart surgery in India

No life lost as tanker explosion causes heavy traffic in Lagos

Nine bullets removed from 65-year-old woman attacked on Jan. 1

Mob lynches suspected robber in Edo

Congress affirms Biden’s victory after U.S. Capitol violence

Amokachi, Yobo, Nilayo Sports, others make Hall of Fame

Football is dying slowly in Nigeria, says Dimeji Lawal

ALGON assures on Delta LGs sports festival

I locked up dead body of my daughter in a room and escaped to the stadium

How AfCFTA can lift 30 million people out of poverty, by CDC group

Nigeria’s December oil output below fiscal projection

AIB, stakeholders brainstorm on human errors in air crashes

Dana, Azman airlines deepen fleet capacity

Seplat, FTN Cocoa, others lead NSE N66b gain

Not in defence of Bishop Kukah

Mele Kyari: Man with the Midas touch

Time for reconciliation, after a vicious fight – Part 2

Primate Olabayo’s new season’s prophetic offerings

Why borrow citizens’ dormant assets

We are at final stage of anti-terrorism, banditry war, says military

EndSARS: Is Lekki armed response a case for ICC’ – Part 3

Open secret

Fixing assets destroyed during #EndSars protests will take some time

Group cautions Ijaw youths against harassing Akpabio, NDDC Sole Administrator

NANS laments 5.6% allocation to education in 2021 budget

Ohakim may sue suspended scribe, other over Ohanaeze Ndigbo election

Isheri residents decry killings, mob attacks by irrate youths

The proposed N15 trillion infrastructure fund

Northern Christian group slams JNI, others over attack on Kukah

*TRIBUNE*

Bauchi CAN elects new officials, preaches unity

Seplat stocks push market to positive close by 0.31 per cent

Gov Sule applauds FG over rural women’s grant initiative

Sokoto govt honours outstanding health workers, immunised children

CSO gives Edo Police 48-hour ultimatum to publish names of escapee-suspects

Olabode George mourns Ibidapo-Obe

We’ll flush foreign hoodlums out of Oyo in two weeks ‘ Ibadan Mogajis

Mark mourns Nsikak Eduok

JUST IN: Olatunde Agbato, President of Animal Care Konsult, Ogere Remo, is dead

NCDC confirms 1,565 new COVID-19 cases, total now 95,934

It’s bad that people don’t take artistes outside Lagos seriously

2021: Waiting on the help of Allah

Many churches still do not support their gospel artistes

New Argentine Telenovela debuts on StarTimes

House of Angostura spreads cheer

Lagos lockdown on events: A blessing or curse to Ibadan

From Soro Soke to Tule: Slogans that defined 2020

Beyond New Year resolutions

In 2021, security must be priority

On wrong assessment of Oyetola

Elon Musk is now world’s richest person

Mark Zuckerberg says Trump blocked indefinitely from Facebook, Instagram

Trump blocked by Twitter and Facebook

JUST IN: Congress finalises Biden’s win after riot disrupts Capitol

BREAKING: Trump pledges ‘orderly’ transfer of power to Biden

*SPORTS*

2021 NPFL: Heartland crisis deepens as LMC bans club from signing new players – Peoples Daily

774,000 jobs: Minister hails Buhari’s commitment to youth development – The Sun

Ahmed Musa doles out N6 million to winners of Plateau North peace tournament – The Sun

Al Merreikh’s goal affected our game plans ‘ Enyimba coach – New Telegraph

Alabama’s DeVonta Smith Named 2020 Biletnikoff Award Winner – Bleacher Report

Aleksandar Mitrovic must live with consequences of coronavirus breach, says Scott Parker – Yahoo

ALGON assures on Delta LGs sports festival – Guardian

Amad Diallo joins Man United from Atalanta – Punch

Amokachi, Yobo, Nilayo Sports, others make Hall of Fame – Guardian

Anthony Joshua Hints at Retiring from Boxing in Five Years – Thisday

Anthony Joshua: I have five years left of my career – The Cable

Aston Villa first team and manager Smith to miss FA Cup tie against Liverpool – Goal

Aston Villa to send out youth side for FA Cup match after Covid-19 outbreak – Yahoo

Atletico target Dembele Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

Babacar scores as Samatta’s Fenerbahce beat Alanyaspor – Goal

Barcelona interested in Tavares Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

Brighton Recall Tau from Anderlecht – Thisday

Burnley boss Sean Dyche calls for coronavirus vaccinations in football – Yahoo

CAF Champions League Group draw holds January 8 – Peoples Daily

Carabao Cup: Pogba sends message to Man United players after defeat to Man City – New Telegraph

CCL: Enyimba lost chance to qualify in Omdurman Ezeji – Punch

College Football Awards 2020: Results, Winners, Highlights and Twitter Reaction – Bleacher Report

Confederation Cup: Why CAF cancelled Rivers United vs Bloemfontein Celtic – Peoples Daily

COPA DEL REY : La Liga Leaders Atletico Knocked out by Third-tier Cornella – Thisday

COVID-19 Positive Test: Gattuso to meet with Victor Osimhen after apology – Peoples Daily

Delta ALGON Sports Festival Has Come to Stay – Thisday

Dembele not interested in West Ham move as Atletico Madrid remain interested in Lyon striker – Goal

Deshaun Watson Rumors: Texans QB ‘Extremely Unhappy’ He Wasn’t Part of GM Hire – Bleacher Report

DeVonta Smith Wins 2020 Maxwell Award over Trevor Lawrence, Mac Jones – Bleacher Report

Eaglets were jittery against Ivory Coast Amoo – Punch

Egwuekwe begs govts to use sports to fight kidnapping, youth restiveness – The Sun

English FA says Cavanis post not racist – Punch

Enyimba, Rivers know Confed Cup foes today – Punch

Ex-UI Footballers Association inaugurates new executive, BOT committees – Peoples Daily

FA Criticise Man Utd In Statement Over Cavani Suspension – Daily Independent

FA Cup third round: 10 things to look out for this weekend – Yahoo

FA Cup third-round predictions – Lawro v Radio 1 DJ Matt Edmondson – BBC

FA may have to ban players for breaches of lockdown, says Fulham’s Scott Parker – Yahoo

Fans attacked us, hit a player after SLeone game Iwobi – Punch

Football is dying slowly in Nigeria, says Dimeji Lawal – Guardian

Former FIFA president Blatter hospitalised – Punch

Former Ghana FA boss Nyantakyi admitted wrongdoing during CAS hearing – Goal

Golf’s newest star says fame won’t change him – CNN

Gregg Popovich: Pro-Trump Mob Breaching Capitol an Example of ‘Miserable’ Racism – Bleacher Report

He tried properly to push me out ‘ ‘ Niasse reflects on his struggles with Koeman at Everton – Goal

Heaven and Adele: Chorley up for a third FA Cup upset and another singalong – Yahoo

Henry Onyekuru to leave Monaco – Peoples Daily

I cried day Americans thrashed Falcons 7-1 Omidiran – Punch

I locked up dead body of my daughter in a room and escaped to the stadium – Guardian

I-League clubs have to find a method to sustain themselves – AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das – Goal

ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United vs Hyderabad – TV channel, stream, kick-off time & match preview – Goal

It is not life or death, it is the FA Cup ‘ Graham Potter on Covid-19 struggles – Yahoo

Iwobi: Everton as good as Wenger’s Arsenal – New Telegraph

Jared Goff ‘Ready’ to Play for Rams vs. Seahawks If Needed Despite Injury – Bleacher Report

Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Reportedly Finalizing New 5-Year, $20M Contract – Bleacher Report

Jon Jones Mocks UFC Champion Adesanya for Dodging Him – Thisday

Joshua drops retirement hints – New Telegraph

Jurgen Klopp says he and Liverpool owners are on same page over transfer policy – Yahoo

Karim Benzema to Stand Trial for Alleged Involvement in Sex Tape Scandal – Bleacher Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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