Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Thursday, March 4th, 2021
The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 156,963 COVID-19 cases.
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) on Wednesday dispelled fears that people may not want to be vaccinated against COVID-19, noting that up to 2.3m Nigerians have indicated an interest in taking the jabs.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to gun down anyone seen with AK-47, the presidency has disclosed.
Rilwan Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos, has disclosed the amount of financial loss incurred when his palace was invaded during #EndSARS protests last year.
The FCT Minister, Mr Muhammad Bello, on Wednesday inspected the upgraded Oxygen Supply Facilities installed at the Idu COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Centre, Abuja.
The Federal Government has approved the establishment of dedicated Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) swap centres in each of the 774 local government areas in the country.
The Federal Government (FG) has further extended the work-from-home directive to civil servants on Salary Grade Levels 12 and below.
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has vowed to publicly mention the names of prominent Nigerians behind the perennial gridlock situation in Apapa and environs.
Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has called on the Federal Government to seek support from neighbouring countries in the fight against insurgency.
The presidency has disclosed the reason behind declaration of Zamfara state as a no fly zone.
Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has said that he is ready to resign as governor if it will bring peace to the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party, has alleged that the designation of Zamfara State airspace, as a no-fly zone, by the Federal Government, was a ploy by the All Progressives Congress, to forcefully take over the state.
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle says no ransom was paid to secure the release of the over 300 abducted students of the Government Secondary School in the Jangebe area of the state.
The Pastor of Ekiliziyan Eyanuwa a Nigeriya, EYN (Church of Brethren in Nigeria), Pastor Yikura, has regained freedom from his abductors suspected to be members of Boko Haram insurgents.
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has commiserated with the Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, and the people of Kebbi State over the demise of Shehu Bagudu the immediate younger brother of Governor Bagudu of Kebbi state.
Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has said Nigeria would effectively tackle problems of economic deficit, insecurity, poor infrastructure and other concerns by engaging localised strategies noting that Kogi state has been able to achieve successes across all sectors by applying a mix of local solutions, knowledge and human-based resources to address these challenges.
A soldier with the Nigerian army school of armour on Wednesday, shot himself dead in Bauchi.
Maryam Abacha was born in Kaduna, Nigeria, on March 4, 1947. Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s military ruler from 1993 to 1998, is married to Maryam Abacha.
The Abia State chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC), has debunked provocative comments allegedly made against the person of former Senate President, Ken Nnamani by Prince B. B. Apugo.
The pastor is known as Acleric, Chris McDouglas Omosokpea of a church identified as Peculiar Generation Assembly Church which is located at Oshodi, Lagos State.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia says COVID-19 vaccination is a must for all intending 2021 Hajj pilgrims.
Round face, short black hair with a distinctive white spot right at the top of the frontal middle and in a yellow armless long outfit, I vividly recollect these images from the video of her song, One Love, which filled the air-waves in the late eighties.
Ace Nigerian actor and former broadcaster, Sadiq Abubakar Daba, popularly known as Sadiq Daba, is dead.
Sadiq Abubakar Daba has been a Broadcaster, an Actor before his death on 3rd March 2021. He was involved in the October 1 Movie in which he played the role of inspector Waziri.
Kelechi Ihenacho retained his spot in the Foxes starting eleven, despite not finding the back of the net for the club in their 3-1 home defeat to Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal football club on Sunday, but he was able to impress today, as he scored a beautiful goal for the visitors towards the end of first half.
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