Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 2nd July

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Ojota Violence: BRT Operator Counts Loss, 48 Buses Vandalised

The operator of Ikorodu-CMS Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Primero Transport Services Limited yesterday said no fewer than 48 vehicles were vandalised due to violence that erupted at Ojota on Wednesday.


Undergraduate attempts suicide over missing school fees Says ‘life has been unfair to me

Tunde Olaniyan, an Ordinary National Diploma, OND student of the Lagos State Polytechnic , can be described as the proverbial cat with nine lives owing to his recent  narrow escape from a suicidal act.


Those who illegally took N3bn Nigeria’s money are fuelling AGN crisis –Emeka Ike

One would have thought that with the court declaring Emeka Ike as the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, peace would reign in the association once again. But that is becoming farfetched as the crisis keeps brewing every day.

The Sun

Nigerians, you voted for change… Don’t complain about hardship – Fasehun

Nigerians have been told to stop complaining about the present economic hardship in the country and accept their fate with equanimity.

Daily Times

Buhari re-affirms commitment to rebuild Niger Delta

President Muhammadu Buhari has solicited patience and understanding from all citizens as the administration moves to rebuild Niger Delta in particular and Nigeria in general.


Gunmen kill Oyo lawmaker at home

Mr Gideon Aremu, Chairman, Oyo State House of Assembly Committee on Information and Security, has been shot to death by gunmen at his residence.

Daily Trust

Tribunal strikes out case against Mark

The election petition tribunal for the rerun election in Benue State siting in Makurdi yesterday struck out the petition brought against former Senate president, David Mark by the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Daniel Onjeh.


Man Arrested For Rape Of 2 Minors In Katsina

A middle-aged man, Surajo Sule, of Filim Samji area in Katsina municipal is currently cooling his heels at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for allegedly raping two little girls.

National Mirror

Ambode orders arrest of culprits in mob attack on BRT

Lagos state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has ordered a full scale investigation into the attack on some Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, buses said to have been vandalised on Wednesday, by rampaging miscreants over alleged killing of a hawker by one of the buses at Maryland area of Lagos State.

The Nation

DSS uncovers plots to bomb Computer Village Lagos, worship centres, parks

The Department of State Services (DSS) announced yesterday it had uncovered a plot to bomb Nigeria’s largest  computer market, the Computer  Village in Ikeja, Lagos.