Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: January 2

Nigerian newspaper headlines January 2, 2016.

nigerian newspaper headlines january 2

Punch

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway 40% Completed, Says Ministry

The Federal Ministry of Works says the reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway has reached 40 per cent completion.

 

Thisday

CAN Asks President to Tackle Herdsmen Crisis Like Boko Haram

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Taraba state chapter, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give attention to the issue of Fulani herdsmen terrorising farmers across the country in the same way he did to the Boko Haram sect.

 

Guardian

NLC condemns Buhari, APC over failure to deliver three million jobs

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has berated President Muhammad Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over their failure to create the three million new jobs they pledged in their campaign manifesto.

Vanguard

YULETIDE: Passengers stranded in Lagos

Lagos, yesterday, experienced light vehicular traffic on most major roads in the metropolis, while there was human traffic on some roads.

Leadership

MEND Passes Vote Of No Confidence On APC Govt

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has passed a vote of no confidence on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari over the federal government’s poor handling of current crisis in the Niger Delta region.

 

Premium Times

Gambia: Jammeh accuses Buhari, other West African leaders of declaring war

For asking him to step down for a democratically elected president, the Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh, has accused West African regional body, ECOWAS, of declaring war against his country.

 

The Sun

Ondo: Group urges Akeredolu to consolidate on Mimiko’s achievements

A group, the Yoruba Redemption Forum (YRF) has tasked the incoming governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, to consolidate on the achievements of the administration of Governor Olusegun Mimiko.

 

The Nation

Army recovers DSP’s body, orderly’s rifle in PDP chief’s area

he General Officer Commanding (GOC) the newly-created 6 Division in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, Maj.-Gen. Kasimu Abdulkarim, yesterday displayed the AK-47 rifle and uniforms of  Mohammed Alkali, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Mobile Police Unit 48 and his orderly, Sgt. Urukwu Nwachukwu.

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