Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 3rd January


I drink blood of people I kill, kidnap kingpin says

Ibrahim Umar, a 25-year-old kidnap-for-ransom kingpin, said he had not only killed over ten of his victims in recent times but also drank their blood raw.


2017: How Dogara’s House of probes fared

The Eighth House of Representatives will probably go into history as on that showcased the highest number of probes.


Rivers groups clash over pipeline surveillance job

Again, a violent clash by rival youth groups has led to the death of two youths in Ondewari community in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.


Lagos Police Arrest Badoo Cult Leader, Chief Herbalist

The Lagos State Police Command yesterday made a major breakthrough in the fight against the menace of Badoo cult with the arrest of the group’s herbalist, Fatai Adebayo, alias Alese.

The Sun

We’ll capture Lagos in 2019 –PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said it will capture Lagos in the 2019 governorship election.

Daily Times

Your government is corrupt, lack focus, Ozekhome tells Buhari

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Mike Ozekhome has lambasted the incumbent administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing it of being corrupt and lacking focus, stressing that the administration as presently constituted can never deliver the much needed dividend of democracy to Nigerians.

Daily Trust

Dogara empowers 526 petty traders, artisans in Bauchi

The Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has handed out cash to 526 petty traders and artisans to boost their income.


Fuel subsidy: FG, oil marketers meet Wednesday 

Chief of Staff to the president, Abba Kyari, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, met with oil marketers in Abuja on Tuesday where a committee was set up to explore ways to augment the cost of petroleum importation incurred by oil marketers.

The Nation

Governor sheds tears as gunmen kill 20, injure 30

The bloodletting which started in Rivers State on New Year’s Day has spread to Benue State.



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