Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 2nd June

 

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Punch

Lagos to build World Cup village at Eko Atlantic

The Lagos State Government has partnered Balmoral Group, an events solutions company in West Africa, to build a football viewing village at the Eko Atlantic City.

Vanguard

Politicians working to privatise public utilities to themselves — Labour

THE Association of Almagamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees, AUPCTRE, has alleged that politicians at different levels were working to privatise public utilities such as water corporations to themselves and their cronies.

The Sun

Presidency releases facts sheets on Buhari’s achievements in 3 yrs

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement, explained that the 41-page document highlights the administration’s successes in the economy, security and the fight against corruption, the three cardinal areas his administration pledged to focus on.

Thisday

US to Designate Nigeria ‘Country of Particular Concern’ over Killings

Against the backdrop of incessant killings in Nigeria, particularly the predominantly Muslim herdsmen slaying Christian farmers, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has recommended to the US government that Nigeria should be designated as a “Country of Particular Concern”, CPC.

Daily Times

APC Convention: Oyegun withdraws from chairmanship race

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun , has declared his intention to withdraw from the national chairmanship race in the forthcoming National Convention of the party.

Daily Trust

2019 Election: Reps kick against use of electronic voting

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, rejected the use of electronic voting system in the forthcoming 2019 General Elections.

Tribune

Ekiti: Bamidele, 5 others shot as Fayemi’s welcome reception goes awry

A reception by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the candidate of the party in the July 14th governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Friday, went awry when a mobile police officer shot a former member of the House of Representatives, Mr Michael Opeyemi Bamidele and five others

The Nation

N17bn budget controversy: What FG, Okonjo-Iwela must do, by SANs

SENIOR lawyers yesterday weighed in on the controversy surrounding claims by former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala that the National Assembly (NASS) arm-twisted the Federal Government to include N17 billion in the 2015 budget as election expenses.

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