Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Friday, March 5th, 2021
The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 157,671 COVID-19 cases.
Women in Africa are less likely to die from COVID-19 than men, but more likely to succumb to maternal complications due to limited access to reproductive services since the pandemic started, the UN said Thursday citing reports.
Governors of the 36 states and their deputies will receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on March 10.
No fewer than five Covid-19 certificate forgers have been arrested by the Police at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agents across the country to refrain from extorting traders transporting food items along major roads.
101 suspected Boko Haram insurgents have sued the Federal Government after a 12 years detention was declared on them without trials.
President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has given reason for the lingering insecurity in the country saying it is the funding activities of drug barons who provide insurgent groups such as Boko Haram, bandits and kidnappers with arms and ammunition to carry out criminal activities.
Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, says the federal government must tender an apology to the people of over the role it played in the crisis that engulfed the state in 2015.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, unveiled a new e-hailing taxi scheme to redefine road transportation in the state.
Most Nigerians, particularly Christians, are familiar with Sheikh Gumi’s name. The well-known Islamic cleric is well-known for his campaigning for bandit amnesty.
The former Senate President of Nigeria who was also a former Governor of Kwara State, Senator Bukola Saraki in a tweet on Thursday confirmed that the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had rejected an application seeking the forfeiture of his property on the grounds that it holds no basis.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his directive given to security agents to shoot anyone bearing AK-47 rifles in the country.
The management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) had said that plans were at the advance stage to build an ultra-modern headquarters in the central area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja for the sum of N6 billion.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) says it has yet to release the cut off marks for placement of candidates for the 2021/2022 academic session.
Prof. Yohana Izam, Vice Chancellor, Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos, says academic activities in the institution will resume on March 8, following Wednesday’s end of ASUU’s strike.
Rufai Maikaji, a notorious bandit leader responsible for killings and abductions, has been killed in Malul Forest, Igabi LGA of Kaduna state.
Soldiers fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the New Marte and Dikwa towns were recently targeted and defeated by the insurgents.
According to reports, two persons have been reportedly killed after a Fulani man and an Amotekun corp traded blows at Aba Abugudu Market in the Atisbo Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The Police Command in Delta, on Thursday, said 16 kidnap victims were rescued in Ogor, near Ughelli South LGA of the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State Chapter, has praised members of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and loyalists of former Gov. Rasheed Ladoja for defecting to the APC on Tuesday in the state.
Facebook-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp, has introduced voice and video calling features to its app on desktops.
Crude oil prices surge on Thursday after the OPEC+ alliance resolved to keep production unchanged, indicating the potential of an even tighter market next month.
A 25-year-old passenger who was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a taxi driver and a conductor in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa on Monday, said she was scared to reveal she is HIV-positive.
Former US president Donald Trump will be allowed back on YouTube but only when the threat of his inciting violence abates, the head of the popular online video sharing platform said Thursday.
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.
Nengi and Ozo’s relationship is one of the most talked about celebrity relationship in all the social media platforms in Nigeria.
These two coaches has met a lot in the past when they were in Germany. During their time in Germany, Jurgen Klopp defeated Tuchel fourteen times, including when Tuchel was at PSG. While Tuchel has only defeated him twice.
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