Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Newspaper Headlines
Newspaper Headlines

Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Thursday, April 8th, 2021

1. COVID-19: Again, No Fatality As NCDC Reports 110 New Cases

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 163,440 COVID-19 cases.


2. UCH Delivers First IVF Triplets

The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan on Wednesday took delivery of triplets of the first In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) carried out in the hospital.


3. Why Doctors Are Still Paid ₦5,000 Hazard Allowance – Ngige

The federal government has disclosed why doctors in the country are being paid N5,000 as hazard allowance.


4. Forbes List: Dangote Remains Africa’s Richest, Adenuga And Rabiu In Top 6

Three of Nigeria’s richest persons made it to the top six of Forbes’ 2021 Africa’s Billionaires list.


5. El-Rufai Vows To Secure Release Of Students Still In Captivity

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that the state government will soon secure the freedom of the abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in the Igabi Local Government Area.


6. Gov Uzodinma Reveals Those Behind Imo Attacks

The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, says aggrieved politicians sponsored Monday attacks in the state.


7. 50 Armed Herdsmen Arrested In Three States – NSCDC

At least 50 Armed herders have been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).


8. Kidnappers Demand N10m For Release Of Chinese Miners In Osun -Police

The Police Command in Osun says kidnappers of two Chinese miners at a gold mine in Ifewara, Osun on Monday are demanding for N10 million as ransom.


9. Miyetti Allah Blows Hot Over Ebonyi Killings, Orders Herdsmen To Leave Ebonyi

The Southeastern leader of the Miyetti Allah Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) said it had ordered the relocation of its members from Ebony state following the recent killings there.


10. Police Nab Suspected Murderer Of Vigilante Member In Delta

The Police Command in Delta says it has apprehended a middle-aged man over alleged murder of a member of a vigilante group in the state.


11. PDP Set To Reconcile Fayose, Makinde Within 24 Hours

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has concluded plans to settle the differences between former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose; and the incumbent Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, within 24 hours.


12. Zamfara: PDP Governors Donate N100m To Gusau Market Fire Victims

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum on Wednesday, donated N100 million to victims of the recent inferno that razed part of Tudun Wada Market in Gusau, Zamfara.


13. PDP Constitutes Screening Committee For North-West Zonal Congresses

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted a screening committee for its aspirants for the North-West Zonal Executive Committee positions.


14. Body Found In UK Pond Identified As Missing Nigerian Student Richard Okorogheye

The body found on Monday in the search for missing 19-year-old Nigerian student Richard Okorogheye has been formally identified as his.


15. Opinion: A Leap of Faith in a Time of Crisis

“Hello Ma’am, this is Busayo and I would like to know the location of your new store. I am right in front of the old one and was told you have relocated.”


16. Opinion: Resilience [Forging Ahead] Part XXXIII – By Bashorun J.K. Randle

The day commenced with the flashing of the television station’s mission statement over and over again. It was in English (with American translation !!):


17. PHOTOS: Tears As Popular Highlife Musician, Chief Morocco Was Laid To Rest In His Hometown

The Legendary ‘Eze Egwu-Ekpili’ master, Chief Emeka Morocco Maduka, was laid to rest on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, in his hometown Umugama village, Ukwulu, Local Government Area of Anambra State.


18. UCL: Clinical Kylian Mbappé Tore Bayern’s Defence In 5-Goal Thriller

Paris Saint Germain struck first through Barcelona’s destroyer, Kylian Mbappé after being put on goal by Neymar at the right side who fired a straight effort to find the bottom-right corner.


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