Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, April 19th, 2021

Newspaper Headlines
Newspaper Headlines

Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Monday, April 19th, 2021

1. COVID-19: NCDC Records Zero Death For Sixth Consecutive Day, Announces 26 New Cases

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 164,233 COVID-19 cases.


2. Insecurity: FG To Recruit New Soldiers Soon – Defence Minister

Defence Minister, Maj. General Bashir Magashi (rtd.) has revealed that the Federal Government will soon begin recruitment of new officers and soldiers across the country.


3. Rice Distribution: Tinubu Reacts, Warns Those Against Humanitarian Efforts To Alleviate Hardships

Former Lagos State Governor and the National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has warned politicians not to demoralize humanitarian efforts aimed at alleviating hardship in the society.


4. Okorocha Reveals Those Behind His Release From EFCC Custody

The former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has disclosed those behind his release from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).


5. Wike Backs Obaseki On Alleged Printing Of N60bn By FG

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says the claim by his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, that the Federal Government printed about N60 billion to share by states in March cannot be regarded as spurious.


6. BBOG Releases Names Of Chibok Girls In Boko Haram’s Captivity

The Bring Back Our Girls movement (BBOG) has released a list containing the names of 112 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014.


7. Why Nigeria Finds It Difficult To Tackle Insecurity – Lagos Deputy Gov

Obafemi Hamzat, deputy governor of Lagos state, has disclosed why Nigeria is not making significant inroads in its efforts to address the security challenges bedeviling the country.


8. PDP Calls For Pantami’s Sack, Probe

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to fire the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami after several reports Unearthed his past religious extremist views.


9. PDP Sweeps Rivers Local Govt Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has secured a resounding and overwhelming victory in the just concluded local government election in Rivers state.


10. Fuel Tanker Explosion Leaves Scores Dead

Unspecified number of persons died on Sunday when a fuel laden truck exploded in Oshigbudu, Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.


11. Reactions As Popular Baker, George Dokubo Was Strangled To Death In His Home While Asleep

According to multiple reports shared on social media, Dokubo was strangled to death in his house over the weekend by yet to be identified persons


12. Driver To Face Prosecution For Assaulting Police Officer In Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of one Victor Ebhomenyen for driving against traffic, assaulting and causing severe bodily injuries on an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Erhator Sunday.


13. PHOTOS: Meet The Young Architect Who Designed Winners’ Chapel’s New 10,000 Capacity Auditorium

In 1999, when the construction of the 50,000 capacity auditorium, Faith Tabernacle, was to begin, the foreign construction companies which were consulted, labelled the project as unworkable and stated that it had to take 3 years to complete.


14. Opinion: Ibukun Awosika: Blazing the Trail for Women All Over

“What will you be doing on Saturday?” Came the voice over the phone.


15. EDITORIAL: Tales Of A Government Which Never Takes Responsibility

Every day, political dispensations around the world are saddled with the responsibility of meeting the unending expectations of the diverse communities of people which constitute a single, holistic, and organic geographical entity.


16. Actress Halima Abubakar Leaks Bobrisky’s Chat & Alleges He Said Evil Things About Tonto Dikeh

Staying true to her threats, Nollywood Actress, Halima Abubakar begins to open a can worms over alleged betrayal by her colleagues in the Industry.


17. PHOTOS: Famous Footballers Who Have Dated The Same Women

Have you ever wondered what if football players had a love triangle of some sorts? Well today is your lucky day, as EKO HOT BLOG name some of the world’s famous footballers who have dated the same people.


18. The European Super League Is Official, Here’s List Of European Teams That Will Participate

Twelve European football clubs have come to terms to establish a new European Super League that will challenge the mid-week UEFA Champions League competition.


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