Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Newspaper Headlines
Newspaper Headlines

Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

  1. COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 34 New Cases, No Death

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has shown that Nigeria has recorded a total of 165,215 COVID-19 cases.


2. Presidency Speaks On Abducted Greenfield University Students, Reveals Next Line Of Action

The presidency says the federal government is doing everything possible to ensure release of students abducted from Greenfield University in Kaduna.


3. Buhari Decries Killing Of Eleven Persons In Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 11 people in Gwer west LGA of Benue state.


4. JUST IN: Bandits Release One Kidnapped Kaduna Varsity Student

One of the abducted students of Greenfield University in Kaduna State has been released by the bandits.


5. PHOTOS: University Of Uyo Students Stage A Massive Procession In Honour Of Late Iniubong Umoren

Some students of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, staged a massive parade on Tuesday afternoon in honour of their late schoolmate, Iniubong Umoren.


6. Angry Youths Destroy Family House Of Suspected Killer Of Uyo Job-Seeker

The family house of Uduak Akpan, the suspected killer of a job seeker, Miss Iniubong Umoren has been vandalised by aggrieved youths from Nnung Ikono Obio in Uruan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.


7. Amotekun Evacuates 137 Illegal Occupants From Ondo Forest Reserve

Some 137 persons found to be occupying a government forest reserve in Ondo State illegally have been evacuated to their various states by men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, the Amotekun Corps.


8. Police Arrest Man For Defiling 10-Year-Old Daughter

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 52-year-old man, Kayode Adeniyi for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his 10-year-old daughter.


9. Senator Cries Out, Says Boko Haram Is Regrouping

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has alerted Nigerians that the terrorist group, Boko Haram, has started regrouping again in Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa States.


10. Gunmen Abduct Adamawa Journalist

A female journalist with Adamawa Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) was on Tuesday abducted by armed men.


11. PDP Is Playing Politics With National Security – Lai

Federal Government of Nigeria says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is more interested in playing politics with national challenges than helping to find solutions to them.


12. PDP’s Suggestions On Security Not Original – FG

Federal Government of Nigerian says suggestions made by the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are the same as the recommendations that emanated from the Town Hall Meeting of 8th April 2021.


13. Opinion: Raising the Healthy Child

“We are tired sir.” Said the unhappy mother.


14. [JUST IN] Alleged Rape: Baba Ijesha Faces Possible Life Imprisonment

The prosecution of popular Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James well known as Baba Ijesha, has been recommended by the Lagos state government under 5 provisions of the state Criminal Law, EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.


15. “Please Help Me, They Said I’ll Die In 7Days Time”- Yoruba Actress Cries Over Traditional Threat

Yoruba Actress and Brand ambassador, Oluwaseyi Ariyo, popularly known as “Shebaby”, has come out to ask for help from Nigerians.


16. PHOTOS: Sir Alex Ferguson Visits PSG Squad Ahead Of Man City UCL Semi Final Clash

With just hours to go into the anxiously awaited second leg, PSG will have to play their best to turn round the aggregate with Manchester City having two away goals as an advantage.


17. Manchester City Reach Their First Champions League Final 

Manchester City have found their way to this year’s Champions League final which will take place in Istanbul.


18. UCL: PSG Players Accuse Referee Of Swearing At Them During 2:0 Defeat To Manchester City

Manchester City are through to the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League final after defeating Paris Saint German by 2:0 in the second leg match.


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