Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Monday, July 2nd

Nigerian newspapers

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Monday July 2nd.

You Can’t Defeat Buhari, Gov. Ganduje Slams Kwankwaso

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has condemned Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso for saying he will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari if given the presidential ticket of the PDP. Kwankwaso, a bigwig of the ruling APC, had told veteran journalists Dele Momodu, that as a candidate of the opposition PDP, he would defeat Buhari.

Lagos Restricts Movement Of Fuel Tankers After Tragic Explosion

The government of Lagos on Sunday announced restriction of movement of fuel tankers to designated trailer route in the state. This move comes after at least nine persons lost their lives in a tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Thursday, June 28.

French President To Visit Afrika Shrine In Lagos

French President Emmanuel Macron will visit the Afrika Shrine established by legendary singer Fela Anikulapo Kuti in Lagos on Tuesday for the annual Art X event. Concise News recalls that the Afrika Shrine in Ikeja replaced Fela Kuti’s original club burnt down in 1977.

Lagos Announces Diversion Ahead Macron’s Visit

The Lagos State Government has said there would be traffic diversion and restricted movement ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit. Permanent Secretary of Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, Taiwo Salaam revealed this in a statement on Sunday.

Miyetti Allah Calls For Arrest Of Fulani Nationality Movement

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has called for the arrest and prosecution of the Fulani Nationality Movement for creating what it termed ember of discord among Nigerians. MACBAN said the recent comment made by the Fulani group in the media suggested that they don’t want peace in the nation.

Fayemi Plotting With Top INEC Staff To Rig Ekiti Election, Fayose Alleges

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the 2018 governorship election in the state, Kayode Fayemi, of hiring four top electoral officials to manipulate the July 14 poll in his party’s favour. Fayose gave the names of the four INEC officials as Pasca Ukenwa, Deputy Director, ICT, Abdulrasak Agboola, also Deputy Director, ICT, Kenneth Ukeagu, Procurement Officer, and INEC Commissioner, Amina Zakari.

Ekiti People Tired Of Your Fraudulent Administration, Fayemi Tells Fayose

The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has told Governor Ayodele Fayose that the people of Ekiti State are tired of his fraudulent and callous administration, saying that lies won’t save him from defeat.

32 Boko Haram Members Surrender – Army

The Nigerian Army has disclosed that thirty-two Boko Haram terrorists have willingly surrendered to its troops at different locations in the theatre Borno State. Among them was one Ibrahim Lawal who surrendered and also handed over one AK-47 rifle with two magazines containing 59 rounds of 7.62mm (special) ammunition.

Osinbajo ‘Is A Very Sick Man’ – Fani-Kayode

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo “is a very sick man; a very sick man indeed,” according to former Minister of Culture Femi Fani-Kayode. Fani-Kayode said this in reaction to a comment by Osinbajo during his visit to Plateau State after the massacre by suspected herdsmen. “The farmer’s family that were killed by Fulanis will be given money. If your family member was affected, you qualify for the money,” Osinbajo had said.

I Inherited Herdsmen-Farmers Crisis, Lalong Tells Dogara

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has told the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, that he inherited the crisis between herdsmen and farmers. Lalong also lamented that he thought his state’s adoption of cattle ranching would stop the crisis between herdsmen and farmers.

Maradona Places $10,000 Bounty On Journalist Who Reported His Death

Diego Maradona has issued a bounty worth 300,000 pesos ($10,800/£8,300) to find the journalist responsible for reporting fake news regarding his death. Two Spanish-language audio clips claimed Maradona had suffered a heart attack and died, shortly after news emerged of his eccentric and bizarre behaviour during — and after — Argentina’s 2-1 victory over Nigeria.

Falz, Adesua Nominated For AMVCA Award (Full List)

The list of nominees for the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards has been released. The award is scheduled to hold September 1 2018. The nominees include: Adesua Etomi, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Falz, Odunlade Adekola among others.

WhatsApp Updated With New Group Admins Features On iOS

After WhatsApp pushed out an update focusing on group admins to Android users early this month, the developer has decided to bring more options to iOS fans as well. So, WhatsApp for iOS is getting another update that adds a couple of new features and improvements aimed at group admins, according to

That’s the roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website. See you again tomorrow.


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