Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Sunday, June 13th, 2021
The Canadian, United Kingdom and United States missions to Nigeria have separately called on law enforcement agencies to respect citizens’ rights to freedom of expression and peaceful demonstrations.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has paid tribute to its candidate in the 1993 Presidential election, Late MKO Abiola, his wife, Kudirat and Democracy activist, Pa Alfred Rewane and others for their sacrifice for the country.
Former Ekiti state governor and Chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ayodele Fayose has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that his administration has lifted several Nigerians out of poverty.
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, in his June 12 message, made it known that he believes the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) is not happy in his grave.
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has praised the courage and desire of the Nigerian citizenry to allow democracy thrive after two decades of it.
A journalist with the BBC, identified as Micheal, was attacked by a police officer on Saturday during the June 12 Protest at Mokola in Ibadan, Oyo State, EKO HOT BLOG gathered.
The June 12 protesters in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Saturday, intercepted a bus conveying some northerners from Gombe State to Lagos State.
The Nigerian police on Saturday justified its use of tear gas on the #June12Protesters who took to the streets to mark Democracy Day by voicing their grievances against the government of the day.
The President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, Yerima Shettima, has expressed fear that the 2023 general elections may not be held in the country.
Spiritual Leader, the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, Olumba Olumba Obu has insisted that Nigeria can never be divided and that agitators are doomed.
Unknown gunmen have abducted a farmer, Jimoh Olodan, on his farm at Iyemero Ekiti in the Ikole Council Area of Ekiti State, EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.
A soldier attached to the 14 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Ohafia, Abia State, was on Saturday shot during a clash between the military and unknown gunmen, suspected to be members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN).
A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha jet has conducted offensive aerial bombardments eliminating scores of bandits fleeing in a convoy around Genu town in Niger State at the weekend.
Gunfire erupted in a busy entertainment district in the Texas city of Austin early Saturday, injuring 14 people, according to authorities who were still searching for a suspect.
“What are you people waiting for? Haven’t you been married for over a year?” A colleague asked a lady who had been married but wasn’t seen with a protruding stomach several months after her wedding.
Nigerian music stars, Davido and Wizkid have reacted to the ongoing Nationwide June 12 protest amidst Nigeria Democracy day celebrations, EKO HOT BLOG gathered.
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