Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Newspaper Headlines
Newspaper Headlines

Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

1. COVID-19: NCDC Records No Death, Reports 65 New Cases

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 164,423 COVID-19 cases.


2. Lagos Announces Date To Commence Second Phase Of COVID-19 Vaccination

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it had concluded the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination, Ekohotblog reports


3. Why Lagos Shut COVID-19 Vaccination Centres ― Abayomi

The Lagos State Commissioner For Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has explained the reason behind the closure of COVID-19 vaccination centres across the state.


4. Reps Orders Probe Of High Acceptance Fees In Tertiary Institutions

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Tertiary Institution and Services to investigate the high acceptance fees charged by Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.


5. US Set To Place Pantami On No-Fly Zone

The former Assistant Director with the Department of State Services (DSS), Dennis Amachree, says the United States has started gathering information on the embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami.


6. We Didn’t Discuss Pantami’s Pro-Taliban Views At FEC Meeting – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says the subject of Pantami’s views on terrorist groups like Al-Qaeda and Taliban was not broached at the federal executive council (FEC) meeting.


7. “This Facebook Account Was Hacked”– Pantami Says After He Allegedly Cursed Deji Adeyanju In Hausa

Hours after the verified Facebook account of Isa Pantami laid a curse on Deji Adeyanju, the honorable minister of Communications and Digital Economy has come out to say that his account was hacked.


8. “It’s Sacrilegious” – Ooni Of Ife Denies Giving Traditional Title To Northerner

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has described as ‘unacceptable’ claims that he had honoured former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, with a traditional title.


9. Why It’s Difficult For Military To Address Insecurity – Army Chief

Ibrahim Attahiru, chief of army staff, says the military is underfunded, stressing that it needs adequate and improved funding to ensure optimal performance and tackle the menace of insecurity that plagues the country.


10. Kanu Calls For Pantami’s Sack, Says There’s Nothing Like Repentant Terrorist

The leader of the indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has warned that there are no repentant terrorists.


11. Insecurity: Ex-CP Says Police Need More Money, Motivation

To effectively tackle the numerous security challenges facing the country, operatives of the Nigeria Police Force need more motivation and funding to boost their morale.


12. Gunmen Abduct 3 Construction Workers In Ondo

Gunmen have abducted three construction workers in Ondo State.


13. George Floyd’s Murder: Minneapolis Police Department To Face Federal Probe

Barely twenty-four hours after one of its former officers was convicted of the murder of George Floyd, a US federal investigation has been launched into policing practices in the city of Minneapolis.


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. PHOTOS: Nigerian Entertainers Who Sadly Passed Away As A Result Of Kidney Failure

In this article, EKO HOT BLOG is  looking at some Nigerian entertainers who sadly passed away after their battle with kidney failure.


17. UEFA President Alexander Ceferin Reveals Why ESL Pioneer Florentino Perez Dislikes Him

UEFA president Alexander Caferin has in a recent interview with RMC Sport expressed his view on what Real Madrid president Florentino Perez thinks about him.


18. Wilfred Ndidi Blasts DSTV For Using His Images For Advertisement Without His Consent

Popular Nigerian footballer and midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has heavily criticized cable network owners, DStv for using his image to run their advertisement without obtaining consent from him.


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