Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

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1. COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 15 Additional Deaths, 1,303 New Cases

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 124,299 COVID-19 cases.

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2. Why Buhari Appointed New Service Chiefs – Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina has dismissed remarks that his principal, Muhammdu Buhari sacked the Service Chiefs following calls by many Nigerians.

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3. Security Chiefs Appointment Not Subject To Federal Character, Says Adesina

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina has insisted that the appointment of security chiefs in the country is not subject to the principle of federal character.

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4. Fayose Seeks Probe Of Sacked Service Chiefs For Extrajudicial Killings

Buhari on Tuesday announced the sack of the Service Chiefs.

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5. ‘Good Riddance To Bad Rubbish’ – Omokiri Reacts To Sack Of Service Chiefs

Several reactions have continued to trail the sack of service chiefs by president Muhammadu Buhari.

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6. CP Asks DSS To Produce “Killers” Of Police Officer

Osun Police Spokesperson, DSP Yemisi Opalola, said that the Olokode met with the Director of DSS and demanded that those responsible for beating a police officer, should be produced for prosecution.

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7. CBN Keeps Interest Rate At 11.5%

The monetary policy committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday reached a consensus to retain the monetary policy rate (MPR), which determines interest rate, at 11.5 percent.

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8. Sanwo-Olu Launches Three Mobile Chest X-RAY Vans For TB Screening

In an effort to ultimately bring TB diagnosis and care to the door steps of Lagosians, wife of the Lagos State Governor, Joke Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday launched three Mobile Chest X-ray vans to support Tuberculosis (TB) screening, active case search & improve TB diagnosis in Lagos Communities.

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9.  Fire Engulfs 70 Shops In Somolu Market – LASEMA

The Director-General Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, says 70 lockup shops have been destroyed by fire in Alade Market in Somolu

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10. NECO Fixes New Date For GCE

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2020 SSCE external examination.

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11. Gov. Wike Commends Buhari Over Appointment Of New Service Chiefs

The governor made this known on Tuesday in Port Harcourt in a statement by Mr Paulinus Nsirim, the state Commissioner for Information and Communications.

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12. Rivers: Lawmaker Commends Wike’s Development Strides

Mr Dumnamene Dekor, lawmaker representing Khana/Gokana federal constituency in the House of Representatives has commended Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers, for his numerous achievements.

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13. Gov. AbdulRazaq Seeks Development In N/Central Nigeria

He also solicited for better political representation of the region at the federal level.

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14. Ikpeazu Lifts Ban On Activities Of NURTW In Abia

Ikpeazu made this known on Tuesday when members of the National Executive Council of the union paid him a visit at the Government House, Umuahia.

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15. IPOB Clarifies Clash With Soldiers

Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday justified the clash between its security outfit, the Eastern Security Network (ESN) and the military.

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16. Yorubas Colluding With Fulanis To Cause Insecurity In South West – Gani Adams

Gani Adams, Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, says the Fulani herdsmen who are perpetrating crime in South West are being aided and abetted by Yorubas.

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17. Ondo People Can’t Continue To Live In Fear – Akeredolu

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, says it is his constitutional responsibility to provide adequate security for lives and properties of the state’s residents.

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18. Ondo Serial Rapist Confesses To How He R*ped 50 Women And Robbed 100 Houses

A 46-year-old  serial rapist and armed-robber identified as Shina Adaramola has been arrested by the Ondo State Security Network Agency, aka Operation Amotekun.

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19. Sunday Igboho Foretells Fate Of Those Responsible For His House Attack

Sunday Adeyemo alias Igboho says those responsible for razing his house will run mad in 48 hours.

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20. Herders Relocate To Ekiti Forest

Following eviction order by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Herdsmen have relocated from Ondo to Ekiti State Forest

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21. Hunters In Kogi Arrest Ten Suspected Kidnappers, Rescue Nineteen Victims

The Hunters Group of Nigeria, HGN in Kogi state have arrested ten kidnappers and rescued no fewer than nineteen kidnapped victims at Kabba junction in Adavi Local government area following a tipoff.

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22. Hon. Husseini Dembo Is Politically Relevant In His Death Than Living Politicians: Nikyob Youths To Ben Bako

“Don’t use the name of Late Husseini Dembo to rehabilitate yourself politically.”

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23. 16 Year Old Girl Narrates How She Was Allegedly Raped By Eight Men

A teenage girl residing in the Badore/Ajah area of Lagos State has shared horrific experience of how she was allegedly raped by a gatekeeper, Emmanuel Okon, who also invited seven of his friends to have carnal knowledge of her.

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24. Trump’s Impeachment Trial Suffers Setback In US Senate

The Senate tabled an effort by Senator Rand Paul Tuesday to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, but the vote offered an indicator for how Republican senators – who overwhelmingly voted for Paul’s measure – feel about the trial

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25. Opinion!!! Understanding Afenifere, Herders And FGN From Security Perspective

One issue in the Nigerian society that leaders at all level often seek collaboration efforts of citizens to tackle is the issue of security.

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26. Opinion: The Recent Cases of Paternity Fraud in Nigeria

He sojourned in Canada for quite a while until he got his residential permit and decided to come back home.

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27. Actress, Moyo Lawal Replies Troll Who Blasted Her For Promoting ‘Kayamanta’

Popular Nollywood actress, Moyo Lawal, fondly called by lovers, fans and admirers ‘Moyo Bugatti’ hours ago took to her Instagram page to promote ‘Kayamanta’.

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28. I’ll Rather Be A Nun Than… – Khloe

Former BBNaija reality TV star, Khloe has said she’d rather be a nun than engage in the act of lesbianism.

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29. Popular Actress Mysteriously Passes Away At Age 26

The beautiful South Korean actress Song Yoo-Jung died mysteriously.

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30. Tuesday Night Football: Ibrahimovic Faces Off With Lukaku, Man city and Arsenal Win Big

Inter Milan has advanced to the next stage of the Copa Italia, the semi finals to be precise after a wonderful 90 minutes performance.

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