Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Newspaper Headlines
Newspaper Headlines

Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Thursday, February 25th, 2021

1. COVID-19: NCDC Reports 655 New Infections, 11 Deaths

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 153,842 COVID-19 cases.


2. Senate Approves Police Trust Fund Budget

Nigerian Senate has approved N11,352,457,101.70, which is the budget for the Nigeria Police Trust Fund in the 2020 fiscal year.


3. Buhari Not Interested In Tackling Nigeria Security Challenges – Bandits

A group of bandits says President Muhammadu Buhari has not shown that addressing the myriad of security woes that betide the country is a priority to him.


4. LASG To Close Third Mainland Bridge On February 26

The Lagos State Government has announced that there will be a total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight of Friday, February 26 till midnight of Saturday, February 27.


5. Reason Why The 1966 Coup Was Never An Igbo Coup

So many historians has labelled the 1966 coup as an Igbo coup, which later resulted to the Nigerian civil war that lasted for 3 years and that event has been the darkest in our country’s history.


6. Gov. Bello Harps On Due Process In The Selection Of Traditional Leaders

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaha Bello says his administration will continue to follow due process in compliance with the rule of law in the selection of traditional rulers in the state.


7. Expect More Fabrications Against The APGA – Obiano Govt

Unknown to the executors of the script, Anambra’s best Governor since creation of the State in 1991, Willie Obiano was already back from a trip to the United States and attending to official matters in Awka. Twenty – four hours later, the hatchet writers hit the social media with the brew that Obiano had been barred by the US authorities from leaving the country.


8. INEC Fixes Ekiti Assembly Bye-Election For March 20

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, March 20, 2021, for the Ekiti East Constituency 1 bye-election.


9. You’ve Declared War Against Me… But You Can’t Win, Okorocha Tells Uzodinma

Rochas Okorocha, former governor of Imo state, says Hope Uzodimma, his successor, has turned the state into hotbed of violence, bloody clashes, thuggery and other nefarious activities.


10. After Backlash, Bauchi Gov. Withdraws Support For Arm-bearing Herdsmen

Bala Mohammed, Bauchi state governor, has recanted his justification for herdsmen who carry weapons in the course of their nomadic endeavour.


11. Panic In Benin City As Many Were Killed And Properties Destroyed

In a video that has been circulating on social media, it was alleged that some Fulani/Hausa men killed a man by burning him alive in Sapele Road, Benin City.


12. Another Enugu Community Leader Shot Dead In Oruku – Police Confirm

Mr Samuel Ani, another Community leader in the crisis-ridden Oruku Community in Nkanu Local Government of Enugu State, was on Wednesday, shot dead in the area by unidentified gunmen.


13. Gunmen Attack Bullion Van, Kill Policeman In Delta

One policeman has been confirmed dead and three others injured after gunmen attacked a bullion van belonging to a new generation bank along the Ubulu-Okiti, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State.


14. Gunmen Kill 4 Police Officers In Anambra

Unknown gunmen have claimed the lives of four policemen on Wednesday at Nkpologwu, in Aguata local government area of Anambra State.


15. Police Kill 4, Arrest 8 Over Attack On Police Station In Abia

The Police Command in Abia has killed four suspects and arrested eight others over the attack on the Abayi Police Station in the early hours of Tuesday in Abia.


16. Arrest Of Men Who Imports Drugs-Baked Cakes, Biscuits For Lagos Elites.

Its a pity that despite the harmful effect hard drugs causes in the human systems, we still have great numbers of people still consuming it.


17. Nigeria Roads And Its Potholes

Nigeria’s bad roads are responsible for a disproportionate amount of deaths across Africa.


18. 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.


19. 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.


20. Stevie Wonder Relocating To Ghana, Cites Political Unrest In US

Stevie Wonder, whose real name is Stevland Hardaway Morris, made this revelation in an interview with Oprah Winfrey on The Oprah Conversation.


21. 15 Records That Were Broken In UEFA Champions League This Week

The UEFA Champions League continues it’s Round of 16 knock out stage 1st leg week 2


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