Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 4th January



Enugu’s stepmother’s killer blames hemp

A 40-year-old man, Friday Anyim, who killed his father’s wife in Enugu, has blamed the act on hemp, which he smoked regularly.


Soldiers aided us in the creeks —Suspected pipeline vandals

Two suspected pipeline vandals, who were arrested weekend in Isolo area of Lagos by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Anti Pipeline Vandalisation Unit, have alleged that soldiers aided them to load their truck in a creek in Ijedodo area of Lagos.

Daily Trust

Tongues wag as Gov Ayade pays salaries from abroad

National Mirror

‘Unemployment crashing Nigerians’ marriages’

A cross section of Nigerians have decried the alarming rate of break-up of marriages in the society as shown in divorce cases in customary courts.


Policeman, 23-year-old, die in robbery attack, boat accident claims man in Bayelsa

The police in Bayelsa State have said a policeman attached to the state command died of gunshot wounds following a gun duel with robbers in Yenagoa on New Year day.

Daily Independent

Proposed 469 Cars: Legislators Lack Conscience, Says TUC

The Trade Union Congress has criticized proposed plans by members of the National Assembly to buy 469 exotic cars, at an estimated cost of N47.5billion,saying they would be lacking in conscience, if they went ahead with the purchase.

The Nation

We didn’t ask for severance package from Buhari’s admnistration, says Shekarau

A former Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, has said neither him nor some of his former colleagues asked for severance package from President Muhammadu Buhari.


‘No Govt Can Succeed Without People’s Support’

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, has urged Lagos residents to embrace the new administration as theirs by supporting and keying in to the government policies to drive development.




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