Nigerian Newspapers Today, 2nd October 2019


  • Buhari presents budget to National Assembly next week
  • Online transactions hit 2.8 million on Independence Day
  • N20bn fraud: Atiku’s ally, Turaki, under EFCC probe
  • FG diverted N544bn resources fund to INEC, military — NEITI
  • FECA trains 500 youths in agriculture, entrepreneurship
  • Presidency debunks rumoured third-term bid for Buhari
  • Navy arrests six suspected rice smugglers in Akwa Ibom
  • DSS accused me of being a Biafran holding Nigerian passport –Onumah
  • Doha: Ofili, Okon-George crash out
  • Aisha Buhari greets Nigerians, spokesman defends her absence
  • NHIS reconciles accounts with us quarterly, says Clearline
  • Union Bank secures $200m funding for SMEs
  • Fix our dilapidated roads, Borno lawmakers beg Fashola
  • SARS arrests killer of PA to Ihedioha’s aide
  • Kogi gov, Ondo CJ release 70 prisoners
  • Two footballers killed, one hospitalised in Uyo
  • One drowns as flood washes away Ekiti bridge
  • Police kill Lucifer, Rivers notorious kidnapper
  • Cops foil Lagos bank robbery, arrest one
  • Benin Disco to roll out 190,000 meters


The Nation

  • 161 Nigerians arrive from Libya on Independence Day
  • No new projects in 2020 budget
  • Fed Govt marks 59th Independence Anniversary in Aso Rock
  • Buhari to hold town hall meeting with Nigerians in South Africa
  • Nigeria in danger over 11 contract breaches
  • UNICEF sensitises five million Nigerians on genital mutilation
  • Freight forwarders beg govt to clear 735 trucks at border
  • Poll: EFCC grills INEC accountant, three others over diversion of N84.6m allowances
  • NAF gets first female Air Warrant Officer (AWO)
  • No outbreak of epidemic in Queens College – Perm Sec
  • I have sold over 30 children, says suspect
  • E-payment transactions hit N203.35tr in six months
  • PDP seeks end to Obaseki, Oshiomhole blame game on N30bn water project
  • Two killed in police-cyclists clash in A’Ibom
  • Hoodlums kill traditional ruler in Lagos
  • Sugarcane seller stabs man to death in Onitsha
  • Kwara workers yet to receive N18,000 minimum wage – NLC
  • Kidnappers of Adamawa professor demand N10m ransom



  • Under no circumstance will I seek a 3rd term — Buhari
  • Buhari, Gowon, Sambo, mark independence anniversary in Aso Rock
  • We got it wrong by begging reluctant people to lead us — Fadahunsi
  • Nigeria must invest in innovative technology to survive — Soludo
  • Town of Hempstead, USA celebrates Nigeria’s 59th Independence anniversary
  • Buhari will not come back for a third term – Presidency
  • Buhari is the best President, his administration is best since 1960 – MURIC
  • Buhari’s independence broadcast shows our country is in a wrong hand – PDP
  • Nigeria @ 59: Nigeria’s debt portfolio is over $ with nothing to show – Obi
  • Nigeria @59: Igbo Youth Assembly urges IPOB, others to support Buhari
  • Gov. Bagudu promises more roads, social amenities in Kebbi
  • Premium Pension unveils new brand identity, mobile app
  • Pay your taxes, Sanwo-Olu appeals to Lagos residents
  • Makinde supports traditional institutions, vows not to interfere in chieftaincy system
  • Edo Chief Judge announces activities to mark Legal Year


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