Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

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Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

1. COVID-19: NCDC Reports 542 New Infections, 23 Fatalities

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 152,616 COVID-19 cases.


2. New COVID-19 Variant Discovered In Nigeria, 15 Countries

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), has said that a new variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Nigeria and 15 other countries.


3. COVID-19: NAFDAC Will Assess AstraZeneca Vaccine Before Roll Out – FG

The federal government has disclosed that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) will appraise the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine before it is distributed to Nigerians.


4. FG Issues Travel Advisory To Nigerians Amid Ebola Resurgence

The federal government has cautioned Nigerians against travelling to countries where new cases of the dreaded Ebola virus have been recorded.


5. Lawan, Buhari Meet Over Security Challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, had a closed-door meeting with the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.


6. FG Not Indifferent About Nigeria’s Security Travails – Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan says the myriad of perennial security challenges bedeviling Nigeria will soon become a thing of the past.


7. Fake News On Social Media Has Become A Cancer – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says fake news on social media, if not tackled, can cause great damage to the world.


8. President Buhari’s New ADC, Yusuf Dodo, Assumes Duty

Lt.-Col. Yusuf Dodo, officially assumed duty as Aide-de-Camp to President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja, as Col. Mohammed Abubakar, departed for a promotional course in Chile.


9. Go To Bauchi If You Can’t Comply With Benue Laws, Ortom Tells Herdsmen

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, says herders who are not ready to abide by the laws of the state on possession of arms should relocate to Bauchi state.


10. Sheikh Gumi Makes Case For Fulani-Herdsmen-Turned-Bandits

Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has reiterated that Fulani herdsmen involved in banditry are victims of circumstance.


11. Court Grants Fayose Permission To Travel Abroad

A federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, granted leave to the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, to travel abroad for further medical treatment.


12. JUSUN President, Marwan Becomes NLC Treasurer

The President of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Comrade Marwan Mustapha, has become the National Treasurer of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).


13. Fani-Kayode Blows Hot, Backs Bala Mohammed

The former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has blown hot about the issues of Senator Bala Mohammed who is the governor of Bauchi State.


14. Kwara Speaker Mourns Late Oba Woleola, Olupo Of Ajaseipo

Mr Yakubu Danladi, the Speaker, Kwara House of Assembly, has described the death of Oba Sikiru Woleola II, the late Olupo of Ajase-Ipo, as a huge loss to the state.


15. “If You Kill Daddy Rochas, You Have Killed Millions”— Students Lament As They Protest In Owerri.

Students of Rochas Foundation College of Africa in Orji Owerri today, 22nd of February protested over what they call unwarranted harassment of their father Sen. Rochas Okorocha- Former Governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West at the National Assembly.


16. Governors’ Intervention Will Help Imo Crisis – APC

All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured that the misunderstanding between Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma and his predecessor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, will soon be resolved.


17. “He Was Doing This To Me In The Park And Nobody Came To My Rescue” Lady Cries Bitterly

In recent developments, a Nigerian lady, has took to social media of her she was allegedly assaulted by an unknown man.


18. ₦9.8m Fraud: Osun Prince Sentenced To Prison Without Fine Option

A federal High Court sitting in Osogbo has convicted Prince Adekunle Oyinlola without option of fine on three counts of conspiracy between the defendant and three others at large.


19. EFCC Nabs 11 Internet Fraudsters In Auchi

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Benin Zonal Office, has arrested 11 suspected internet fraudsters.


20. US Supreme Court Allows Release Of Trump Tax Records To Prosecutors

The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by Donald Trump to prevent his tax records from being handed over to prosecutors in New York.


21. Opinion!!! Resilience Television [Forging Ahead] – Part XXXVIII

In what seemed like a combination of rage and revenge, Donald Trump the 45th President of the United States of America not only threatened to bring down the roof of the White House, he was as good as his word.


22. Opinion: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Oby Ezekwesili, Aisha Yesufu: These Southern Women

Each one of them has a specific identification that augments their uniqueness, character, strength of will, decency, and determination to who they are and what they stand for.


23. Nigerian Musician, Faze Loses Twin Sister 2 Days To Their Birthday

Veteran Nigerian Singer and former member of the defunct Plantation boys, Chibuzor Oji also known as Faze has lost his twin sister to the cold hands of death.


24. Rudeboy Allegedly Beats And Disrespects His Wife

Instagram blogger, Cutie julls did an epiphany about how Paul Okoye, widely known as Rudeboy allegedly beats and disrespects his wife Anita Okoye in their matrimonial home.


25. Photos: Ranking Top 8 Goalkeepers In The World Year 2021

The job of the goalkeeper is basic in cutting edge football, and they can have an impact on the objectives of any team.


26. Cristiano Ronaldo Sets 3 New Records After Scoring Twice Against Crotone

No doubt, Portuguese international playmaker, Cristiano Ronaldo is a formidable player, who loves to tear down or break every historic football record he comes across.


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