Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 1st June



Breaking: Avengers strike again, blow up 2 Chevron oil wells

THE Niger Delta Avengers in the early hours of today blew up two major oil wells located at Dibi in Warri South West local government area of Delta State.

Nigeria’s Barkindo may become OPEC secretary-general

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries is likely to choose a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mohammed Barkindo, as its next secretary-general.


Navy Offers Free Eye Surgery, Medical Checkups in Cross River

The Nigerian Navy in Ugep, Central Cross River State, has offered free eye cataract surgery as well as other medical services to members of the community.

The Sun

Edo Guber Watch: PDP and need to put its house in order

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in charge of governance in Edo State from 1999 to November 12, 2008 when Comrade Adams Oshiomhole took over as governor on the platform of the defunct Action Congress (AC). The party later metamorphosed ‎to Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), one of the legacy parties that merged to form the present All Progressives Congress (APC).

Daily Trust

Police reopen PDP national headquarters

Men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), yesterday, vacated the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja.
The secretariat of the party was ‎taken over by the police nine days ago as a result of leadership tussle.

National Mirror

Corruption: NIS halts passport collection from Abuja

The newly sworn in Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, yesterday vowed to stop passport officers from coming to Abuja for collection of booklets…

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given a deadline date for the conduct of the suspended elections.

The Nation

Atiku: Nigeria’s federation must be restructured

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday said Nigeria is not working as it should because the centre has more power than the federating states


We are ready for Niger Delta Avengers in Lagos —CP •Dispels invasion rumour

THE Lagos State police command has dispelled the rumour that the Niger Delta Avengers had invaded Ikorodu area of the state.


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