Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

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1. COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 571 New Infections, 12 Deaths

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. House Of Reps Confirms Appointment Of Service Chiefs

The House of Representatives has confirmed the appointment of the newly appointed Service Chiefs.


3. Nigeria’s Restructuring Should Be Based On Economic Viability – Adesina

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has opined that the restructuring of Nigeria should be driven by economic and financial viability, which he noted are necessary for political viability.


4. My Meeting With Buhari About Insecurity In Imo – Uzodinma

Imo State governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, says he met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the insecurity and unrest in Imo state.


5. Apapa Gridlock: Lagos Govt To Impound Trucks Parking On Highways

Lagos State Government and the leadership of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) have recorded a major progress in an effort to proffer lasting solution to the menace of trucks causing gridlocks in Apapa.


6. Lagos Shuts 16 Health Facilities Over Illegal Operation

Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods has closed 16 illegal, substandard, and unregistered pharmacies, patent medicine stores, and health premises.


7. Nigerians Have Resorted To Clanish Satisfaction, Says Akeredolu

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has lamented what he described as daily attack on the National Consciousness is being attacked on a daily basis. “This,” he said, “is a great national pain.”


8. Smart Adeyemi Is Mentally Unstable – Abia Govt

The Abia State Government says senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Smart Adeyemi, needs to be hospitalised for urgent psychiatric evaluation.


9. Illicit Drug Responsible For Nigeria’s Security Challenges – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has attributed the perennial insecurity in Nigeria to widespread use of illicit drug.


10. WAEC Withholds Kano’s 70,000 WASSCE Results Over Debt

West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has held on to the results of no fewer than 70,000 candidates who sat the Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) October/November 2020 in Kano.


11. NLC Wades Into Kano Govt, Tricycles Crisis, Demand End To Strike Action

The Nigeria Labour Congress NLC, Kano Chapter, has waded into the debacle between thousands of Tricycles riders and the state government, calling on them to quickly call off the two days old industrial action they embarked on.


12. Court To Deliver Judgment On Ararume Suit March 16

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has fixed March 16, 2021 to deliver judgment in the suit filed by Senator Ifeanyi Ararume over the controversy surrounding the December 5, 2020 Imo North Senatorial Bye-Election.


13. Why Ransom Should Not Be Given To Bandits

Ransom, Following the 11th December 2020 kidnap of over 300 students from a boys’ secondary boarding school on the outskirts of Kankara, Katsina State, northern Nigeria by a gang of gunmen on motorcycles, who attacked the Government Science Secondary School, where more than 800 pupils reside, for over an hour, the Nigerian ministry of defence assured the public that the bandits responsible are being tracked and a special military operation was ongoing to rescue the boys and disarm the bandits.


14. Police Inspector Burnt To Death By Cultists

The Officers never had an inkling of what was to befall them as they were caught unawares. The Cultists stormed the Junction in motorcycles and shot the Officers, hereby killing an unidentified Police Inspector.


15. Boko Haram Claims 10 Lives In Borno

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 10 people and injured 21 others with mortar shells in Borno state capital, Maiduguri, local militia and residents told AFP.


16. 3 Major Reasons Some People Die In Their Sleep

We will be educating you on the 3 Major Reasons Some People Die In Their Sleep.


17. 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.


18. 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.


19. Vanessa Bryant Calls Out Rapper Meek Mill For Disrespecting Kobe In A Song

Kobe Byant’s wife, Vanessa Bryant has called out Meek Mill an American Rapper for an alleged Lyrical line he made on one of his latest music.


20. Tiger Woods Suffers Multiple Leg Injuries In Los Angeles Car Crash

Golf legend Tiger Woods suffered compound fractures in his legs, but has non-life-threatening injuries after a single-vehicle rollover crash on Tuesday near Los Angeles


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