Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Newspaper Headlines

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  1. Respect Citizens’ Right To Peaceful Protest – US, UK, Others Tell FG

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.


2. SDP Pays Tribute To Its 1993 Presidential Candidate, Others

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.


3. Fayose Brands Buhari’s Claim Of Lifting Nigerians Out Of Poverty, “Presidential Lie”

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.


4. June 12: Abiola Would Be Sad Seeing Democracy Turn Into Autocracy – Gani Adams

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.


5. Democracy In Nigeria Worth Celebrating-Gov. Fintiri

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.


6. June 12 Protest: BBC Journalist Assaulted By Police Officers In Oyo

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.


7. June 12 Protesters Stop Busload Of Northerners Going To Lagos, Recover Guns

The June 12 protesters in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Saturday, intercepted a bus conveying some northerners from Gombe State to Lagos State.


8. #June12Protest: Use Of Teargas In Line With Global Policing Standards – Mba

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.


9. 2023: Group Insists There Would Be No Election

The President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, Yerima Shettima, has expressed fear that the 2023 general elections may not be held in the country.


10. Olumba Olumba Insists Nigeria Will Not Divide

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.


11. Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Farmer In Ekiti

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.


12. Soldier Shot As Army, ESN Clash In Abia

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).


13. NAF Airstrikes Kill Scores Of Bandits In Niger

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.


14. Downtown Shooting in Austin, Texas Injures 14

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.


15. Opinion: When People Speak From the Place of Pride and Ignorance

“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.


16. June 12: Wizkid, Davido React To Police Attacks On Peaceful Protesters

Nigerian music stars, Davido and Wizkid have reacted to the ongoing Nationwide June 12 protest amidst Nigeria Democracy day celebrations,  EKO HOT BLOG gathered.


17. Euro 2020: Latest Report On Eriksen’s Health After He Collapsed

Christian Eriksen is a talent of his generation. A centurion for his country and a veteran of over 500 club games for Ajax, Tottenham Hotspur and Internazionale. A sporting idol to millions of fans, it is easy to forget he also lives a normal family life.


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