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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 2nd October, 2019



Nigerian Newspaper headlines today

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

These are our newspaper headlines for today, Wednesday, 2nd October.

Notorious Kidnapper, Lucifer Shot Dead By Police In Rivers

The Rivers state police command has confirmed the killing of a notorious kidnapper in the state, Ekweme Brown, popularly known as Lucifer. Lucifer was shot dead by policemen in Rivers, the Rivers Police Command Spokesman, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed in a statement in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.

Patrick Obahiagbon Sends Independence Day Message In Unusual Grammar Style

Honourable Patrick Obahiagbon, famous for his unusual grammar has sent out how his independence day message to Nigerians. Obahiagbon aka Igodomigodo, who was elected to the House of Representatives in 2007, had this to say:

Buhari Is Nigeria’s Best President Since 1960: Muslim Group

As Nigeria celebrates her 59th anniversary, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has on Tuesday described President Muhammadu Buhari, as the best president to have ruled the country. The group said this in a statement by its director, Ishaq Akintola, nothing that  Buhari’s administration remains the best compared to other past administrations, of Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yaradua and Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. It said corruption and insecurity are the two major problems plaguing Nigeria’s democratic success, and noted that the only Nigerian president to identify these problems and currently tackles them is Buhari.

We Are Still Being Kidnapped, Igbos In Benue Cry Out

The Igbos resident in Benue state have cried out about still being kidnapped for ransom in the state. Only last month, Ndigbo in the state raised the alarm that they were being targeted for kidnap, and mad to pay heavy ransom for their freedom while abductors killed some in the process. Speaking under the aegis of Igbo Union in Benue State, they said despite security measures being put in place by the State Governor, Samuel Ortom, they still live and in danger.

Accidental Discharge? Policeman Shoots Female Colleague Dead In Delta

A female Police Officer from Delta state Police Command has been killed by her colleague while quelling a protest by some traders in Bonsaac area of the metropolis. According to reports, the late policewoman was among four other police officers drafted from the ‘B’ Division to the scene of the protest and was said to have died on the spot after she was accidentally hit by a stray bullet fired by one of her colleagues.

At 59, Nigeria Is Wounded, Bleeding And Dying — Cardinal Okogie

Anthony Okogie, a former archbishop of the Catholic diocese in Lagos, has described Nigeria at 59 as wounded, bleeding and dying The cardinal said this in an article entitled “At 59, what will save Nigeria?”.

Nigeria At 59: We May Have Stumbled, Wobbled But We’re Still On Our Feet: Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, in his Independence Day message said though the country has stumbled and wobbled, it is still on its feet. The minister said this on Tuesday via a tweet on his Twitter handle, adding that the country’s march to greatness continues. He notes that Nigerians have fought, abused themselves and injured their feelings, but the love for one another is still present.

Sugarcane Seller Stabs Colleague To Death In Anambra

Hamisu Ibrahim, was allegedly stabbed to death by a sugarcane seller in Onitsha, Anambra state on Tuesday. It was gathered that the deceased, also a sugarcane hawker was killed during a fight with the suspect, Jubrin Mohammed along Onitsha-Enugu expressway of the commercial city. The fight followed a sharp disagreement between the duo, said to hail from the same state, The Nation reports.

Buhari’s Administration Since Independence – MURIC

An Islamic human rights organization, MURIC, has stated that Buhari administration has been the best since independence. Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) made this known via their independence day message which was signed by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola.

NYSC Approves White Shoulder-Length Hijab For Muslim Corps Members

A new report has confirmed that the National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, has approved a white shoulder-length hijab for Muslims females for religious purposes. This was made known in a document made available to newsmen.

The modes of dressing for corps members are classified into three categories, which are used for different occasions. One, within the camp during the orientation programme, their normal attire, except otherwise directed, consists of a pair of white shorts with a white vest and white canvas shoes and socks.






Those were our newspaper headlines for  today, Wednesday, 2nd October.


Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN



Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obaigeli Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian government demanding that CNN be sanctioned.

On Thursday, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, expressed that CNN should be sanctioned for its investigations which he described as irresponsible journalism.

Also Read: #EndSars: UK Parliament Set To Debate The Sanction Of Buhari’s Regime Over #LekkiMassacre

The minister also insisted that there was no mass killing at Lekki toll-gate, adding that it was a ‘Massacre with no bodies’

Reacting to the development, Ezekwesili, mocked the government over its threats at CNN.

She queried the reason for Judicial panels on the #EndSARS crisis if the government has closed its minds to information based on evidence.

She wrote:



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Man shares chat with mother who is trying to hustle a girl for him to marry



A Nigerian man identified as Opata Efungwu has shared his chat with his mother who is trying so hard to get a lady for him to marry.

From the chat with he shared, his mom sent a photo of a lady to him, and asked him to decide if he would want to see her when he comes home for Christmas.

“Check if you will like to see this girl in December when you come home for Christmas or not. If you will like to have her number or not. I still want to show you another person if you want me to”, his mom wrote.

Sharing the conversation on his Instagram page, he wrote;

“This life if someone told me when I was younger that a time will come when my mom will be hustling girls for me, I would never have believed it”.

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Strippers Spotted At Wedding Reception In Nigeria




Stripper Pole

Stripper Pole

A video circulating on social media captures the moment some strippers were seen performing at a wedding reception in Nigeria.

Information Nigeria learnt that the brother of the groom thought it wise to entertain guests by hiring strippers to perform at the afterparty of the wedding.

The man decided to make the unusual move which has got people talking.

In the video, the strippers rocked skimpy outfits as they showed off their dance skills to the pleasure of the guests.

The web user, who made the video available tweeted;

“Lord wash my eyes.

A friends brother legit had strippers as entertainment at his wedding reception

Read Also: Nigerian Professor Arrested For Spending $185k Research Money On Strippers

Watch the video below:

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