Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Sunday, June 6th, 2021
The Federal Government has denied setting up a committee to bar Nigerian youths from seeking greener pastures abroad.
Prominent diplomatic missions to Nigeria, including Canada, the US, the UK and the EU, on Saturday said they were let down by the decision to suspend Twitter operations in Nigeria.
On Friday, Lai Mohammed, minister of information, announced that Twitter’s operations in Nigeria are suspended indefinitely, adding that the social networking service promotes activities that “undermine Nigeria’s corporate existence”.
The Presidency on Saturday has said its decision to ban Twitter wasn’t a “knee-jerk reaction” to the microblogging site’s deletion of President Muhammadu Buhari’s “war” tweets.
Many Nigerians have taken to social media to lambast Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for keeping mute after the suspension of Twitter operations in the country.
Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, has declared its support for the ban on Twitter by the Nigerian government.
Desmond Elliot, the actor-turned-politician, says there is no justification for the suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigeria by the federal government, EKO HOT BLOG gathered.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (FG) has called on the Federal Government (FG) to resolve outstanding issues before the suspension of its 10-month strike to guarantee peace in universities across the country.
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on Saturday said although there were moves to finalise the Memorandum of Action reached on May 20 on its ongoing strike, discussions were still going on and should be completed.
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on Saturday said those leading and supporting agitation for the Yoruba Nation are foolish saying “they should consider the consequences of war.”
Pastor Temitope Balogun, Joshua the founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), has died in Lagos on Saturday evening shortly after concluding a programme at his church, family sources who did not want to be quoted as an official statement was still being prepared to confirm his demise has said. He was 57.
A farmer in Ibarapa area of Oyo State, Kaptain Kaston, has been attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
No fewer than 66 people have been reportedly killed by unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits during an attack in Danko-Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State, EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.
The popular make-up products produced by the Nigerian entrepreneur, Tara Fela-Durotoye were recent featured in the international US magazine “allure.” Her product brand, simply known as “House of Tara International” was praised as being ‘committed to selling everything you need for a full face beat…”
Lionel Messi has reportedly agreed to a new deal with Barcelona that will see him extend his stay at the club, EKO HOT BLOG gathered.
Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul are set to collide in an exhibition boxing match on June 6 at Miami Gardens, Florida, EKO HOT BLOG gathered.
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