Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 2nd May

Punch

Senate panel presents Buhari’s impeachment report today …grills IG on Melaye

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is expected to appear before the Senate on Wednesday (today). He will be grilled by the lawmakers on the arrest, detention and hospitalisation of Senator Dino Melaye.

Vanguard

Police foil attempt to kill another Uber driver, arrest two suspects

AN attempt by two suspected members of a robbery gang to kill  another Uber  driver and abscond with his vehicle has been foiled by operatives of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command.Thisday

The Sun

Onitsha traders excited over construction of Bridgehead market road after 40 years

Traders at Bridgehead Market, Onitsha, Anambra State are excited following the construction of the link road by the leadership of the market.

Daily Times

Ekiti: Aspirant promises 25,000 jobs in agriculture, reposition state for economic growth

Ahead of the Ekiti State Saturday governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the aspirants on the platform of the party, Muyiwa Coker has assured that he will create 25,000 jobs through mechanised farming if elected by the delegates and subsequently wins the election scheduled for July 14.

Daily Trust

Kaduna LG polls: Southern Kaduna stakeholders worry over use of e-voting

Stakeholders from the southern part of Kaduna State have kicked against the use of Electronic Voting Machine (E-VM) for the forthcoming local government polls in the state. The stakeholders expressed fear that the machines could be manipulated or reprogrammed to favour certain political parties and candidates.

Tribune

Buhari orders recruitment of 6,000 policemen, expresses reservation over state police

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recruitment of 6,000 additional policemen as part of fresh measures to address the nation’s security challenges including the farmers/herdsmen clashes across the country.

The Nation

Obasanjo’s ‘don’t run’ letter was abusive, says Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in the United States (U.S.) spoke on former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s January 23 “Special Statement”, which asked him not to seek reelection in 2019.

 

 

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