Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 2nd April


Rivers Gov Poll: Court okays collation of results, dismisses AAC’s suit

ABUJA- The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, gave the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the nod to proceed with the collation of results of the Rivers State Governorship and House of Assembly elections.

The Sun

Kano guber:Factors that worked in APC’s favour -Lado

 A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Basheer Garba Lado, who represented Kano Central in the 7th National Assembly and served as Director, Contact and Mobilisation, North, in the Buhari Presidential Campaign Council is of the conviction that allegations of thuggery and violence in the March 23 supplementary election in Kano are exaggerated. He insisted that Governor Ganduje won the Kano governorship election.


Independence of Legislature Not Negotiable, Says Saraki

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday faulted the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) intervention in the selection of the 9th National Assembly’s leadership, saying it is capable of undermining the independence of the legislature, which he argued is non-negotiable in a democratic society.


Boko Haram kills five Nigerian troops

Daily Trust

Rivers: Amaechi-backed AAC humbles Wike in Oyigbo

The Rotimi Amaechi-backed candidate of the Africa Action Congress (AAC), Biokpomabo Awara has defeated the incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Nyesome Wike in Oyigbo local government area of Rivers state.


UTME: JAMB Reschedules Printing Of Exam Slips To April 4

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has rescheduled printing of the 2019/20 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) slips to Thursday, April 4.

The Nation

Court remands herdsman for allegedly killing farmer

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded a 45-year-old herdsman, Abubakar Bello, in Ilesa Prison, over alleged murder of a farmer, Zachariah Oyebamiji.


Police working on new information on Temitope Sugar’s murder ‘ Oyo CP

Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Shina Tairu Olukolu, has said that the command, just two days ago, got a fresh information on the case involving the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Temitope Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar, on March 9.

The Authority

Nigerian Army distance self from Kogi state internal squabble

The Nigerian Army has received a report of the purported or planned use of soldiers to remove and eject the Kogi State Chief Judge from his official residence.


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