Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, June 8th, 2021

Newspaper Headlines

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  1. FG Outlaws NATFORCE, Collapses Unauthorized Security Outfits

The Federal Government has directed the immediate dismantling of all illegal security outfits and warned against the use of these outfits to extort, harass and intimidate Nigerians.


2. 2023: INEC To Publish New Polling Units Next Week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made it known that it would publish a comprehensive list of its new polling units across the nation next week.


3. I Will Not Condone Any Act Of Recklessness- CJN Cautions New FCT Chief Judge

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, has warned the new Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Justice Salisu Garba that he will not condone recklessness.


4. Retired MOCPED Chief Lecturer kidnapped in Epe

The entire members of staff of Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), Odo-Noforija, Epe Division, Lagos State have been thrown into panic as news filtered in that one of their former colleagues, a retired Chief lecturer in the School of Sciences, Department of Integrated Science, Dr TL Ibrahim was kidnapped.


5. Sanwo-Olu Pledges Commitment To Full Implementation Of Iru, V.I Masterplan

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has pledged his administration’s commitment to the full implementation of Iru, Victoria Island Master Plan.


6. Lagos Govt Fines 27 Schools For Exam Malpractice

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Twenty-seven schools indicted by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for general examination malpractice during the year 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) have been fined N13.5 million by the Lagos State Government


7. T.B Joshua: Brother Recalls Last Encounter As Ondo Community Shut Market

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the residents of Arigidi Akoko, in the Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State, have since been mourning the death of the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly called T.B Joshua, who died on Saturday.


8. Insecurity: NUJ Insists Government Must Rise To Challenges

The National President of the Nigeria Union Journalists, NUJ, Chief Chris Isiguzo, has urged the Federal Government to rise to the challenges which insecurity poses to the nation’s integrity.


9. Twitter Ban: Facebook, Instagram Unveil New Products

The Chief Executive Officer of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has unveiled free products for content creators on all Facebook-owned services including WhatsApp and Instagram, EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.


10. Twitter: US, UK, EU Envoys Insist Ban Violates Freedom Of Expression 

The envoys of the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union in Nigeria among others, have maintained that the Federal Government’s suspension of Twitter, is a violation of the fundamental human right of freedom of expression.


11. 2023: Atiku Disowns Campaign Posters With Soludo

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has disowned the 2023 presidential campaign posters with former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Charles Soludo.


12. Twitter Ban: PDP Warns FG Against Harassment Of Foreign Envoys

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has on Monday, cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government against harassing foreign envoys and other members of the international community for speaking out against the infringement on the rights of Nigerians by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.


13. Kumuyi Joins Adeboye In Using Twitter Despite FG’s Ban

The General Overseer of Deeper Christian life Ministries, Pastor William Kumuyi has stated that he will continue to tweet and communicate with his followers across Twitter despite the government’s ban, EKO HOT BLOG  gathered.


14. Jeff Bezos To Travel To Space Next Month

Amazon founder and billionaire, Jeff Bezos announced on Monday that he will fly into space next month on the first human flight launched by his Blue Origin rocket firm.


15. Opinion: The Overnight Success

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…”


16. After Complaints From Nollywood Producers, AGN Suspends Queeneth Hilbert

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has announced the indefinite suspension of Queeneth Hilbert, Nollywood actress, from film production activities over allegations of professional misconduct.


17. Nigerian Footballer’s Drowning Was An ‘Accident’ – Belarusian Club

Belarus Premier League side FC Vitebsk have said the drowning of Nigerian footballer Kelvin Odenigbo was an “accident.”


18. Ronaldo, 2 Others Humiliated By Madrid Fans During A Friendly Match

Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was one of a number of players that were booed and whistled every time they touched the ball during their friendly against Spain, EKO HOT BLOG  gathered.


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