Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, July 8th, 2021

Newspaper Headlines

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  1. COVID-19: NCDC Announces 110 Fresh Infections

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 168,110 COVID-19 cases.


2. Lagos Court Sentences Woman To 14 Days Community Service For Flouting Covid-19 Law

An Ogba Magistrate Court has sentenced one Mrs Raji Sekinat Oluwakemi, a traveller from India to 14 days Community Service for flouting the Coronavirus Pandemic Law 2021 of the State.


3. Senate Approves Buhari’s $6.1bn Foreign Loan Request

The Senate has approved the Federal Government’s request for a $6.1 billion (₦2.343 trillion) loan request.


4. NYSC Certificate: Court Ruling Has Vindicated Me – Adeosun

Former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has reacted to the court’s ruling on the case involving her participation in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).


5. NYSC Members Should Undergo Compulsory Military Training – Ishaku

Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has opined that as part of the country’s efforts to combat insecurity, members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) should be compelled to undergo military training.


6. JUST IN: Gunmen Kill FG Agency’s Director, Ndubuisi, Abduct Daughter

EKO HOT BLOG reports that tragedy struck on Wednesday evening as unknown gunmen shot dead the Director of the Science Equipment Development Institute, Professor Innocent Ndubuisi, and abducted his daughter.


7. Akarigbo Lauds Abiodun’s Equitable Developmental Feats

The Akarigbo and Paramount Ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi has given accolades to the present administration in Ogun State for ensuring equity in the distribution of dividends of democracy across the three Senatorial Districts.


8. Yoruba Nation Agitators Give FG 7-Day Ultimatum To Release Arrested Igboho Aides

Scores of Yoruba nation agitators, on Wednesday, issued a 7-day ultimatum to the federal government to release those arrested at the residence of Sunday Igboho, the Yoruba activist.


9. 20 Escape Death, 4 Rescued As Buildings Collapse In Anambra

Twenty persons have narrowly escaped death while four others were rescued when two separate storey buildings collapsed in various locations in Anambra state.


10. Armed Robbers Kill Okada Riders, Steal Motorcycles In Lagos

Two motorcyclists have been shot dead by armed robbers around the Abule Ijesha and Yaba College of Technology Bus Stop areas of Lagos State.


11. Market Chairman Dies During S*X Romp With Wife’s Salesgirl

A man identified as Okpako, the Chairman of Igbudu Market Mile ‘2’ in Warri South council area of Delta state has reportedly died during a sexual romp with his wife’s salesgirl.


12. Man Sets Self Ablaze In Kano Over Failure To Pay NECO Fees

Tragedy struck in Garo town in the Kabo Local Government Area of the Kano State, last Tuesday, as a 20-year-old man reportedly set himself ablaze over failure to pay for the National Examination Council (NECO), EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.


13. Haiti: Slain President Moïse’s Successor Died Of COVID-19

The question of who will succeed the slain Haitian President, Jovenel Moïse, may not elicit a straightforward answer, according to Jean Wilner Morin, the president of the national association of Haitian judges.


14. “There’s Backup Plan In Case Bill And Melinda Gates Cannot Work Together”- Gates Foundation

The Gates Foundation has disclosed that it has backup plans in case its co-chairs, Bill and Melinda Gates cannot work together in the wake of their divorce.


15. Opinion: Persistence

I read this story in that phenomenal book that has transcended different eras and the principles contained in its pages are still as potent and relevant even with the changing times. The book, ‘Think and Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill written in 1937 told the story in one of the beginning chapters of a man named R.U Darby and his uncle.


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