Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, July 15th, 2021

Newspaper Headlines

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1. COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 48 New Cases, No Fatalities

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 168,915 COVID-19 cases.


2. Nnamdi Kanu Seeks Transfer To Kuje Prison, Says He May Die In DSS Custody

The embattled leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has filed a case against the Federal Government over alleged maltreatment in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).


3. EFCC Unveils Whistleblowing App ‘Eagle Eye’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has unveiled an electronic Mobile Application ‘Eagle Eye’ to report economic crimes.


4. Kaduna Insecurity: NSCDC Deploys Special Forces To Protect Schools

The Kaduna State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has launched a Rapid Response Squad (RRS) as part of efforts to secure schools vulnerable to bandits attack.


5. Army Deploys Troops As Assailants Kill Soldiers In Enugu

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Nigerian Army has deployed troops to checkmate the activities of gunmen at Adani community in the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State over the alleged killing of two soldiers in the area.


6. Lagos Police Disclose Number Of Suspects Arrested In Two Months

EKO HOT BLOG reports that no fewer than 1320 suspects have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for various crimes within the metropolis between May and July 2021.


7. Lagos Seals ‘Pure Water’ Factories Over Substandard Practices

The Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LASWARCO) has on Tuesday shut down 30 water factories over substandard practice in the state.


8. God Should Forgive Me And Others Who Asked Nigerians To Vote For Buhari – Oyinlola

The former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola who alleged to be one of those who asked Nigerians to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 has asked God to forgive him for campaigning for him because everything Buhari promised to do has not been fulfilled till now.


9. Kidnapped Provost Of Zamfara College Regains Freedom

The provost of College of Agriculture and Animal Science Bakura, Habibu Mainasara, who was abducted by bandits three days ago, has regained his freedom.


10. Governor Fayemi’s Wife Security Aide Under Probe For Rape

One of the security operatives attached to the wife of the Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi, is being investigated for rape, EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.


11. My Abductors R*ped Me Daily, Executed Other Victims In My Presence – Woman

A woman has taken to social media to narrate how she was allegedly abducted and sexually brutalised by some gunmen during a trip to Rivers State.


12. Pastor Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Ra**e

A pastor of Adoration Ministry in Karshi Abuja was sentenced to life imprisonment for raping a 17-year-old girl.


13. Man Sentenced To Six Years Imprisonment For Assaulting A Minor

A Kano State High Court convicted a security guard, Ibrahim Sale, to six years in imprisonment for assaulting an 8-year-old girl.


14. Four Market Women Arrested In Edo For Selling Donkey Meat

Four market women on Wednesday were arrested in Benin City, for selling donkey meat, popularly known as ‘jaki’ to unsuspecting buyers at the New Benin Market.


15. That One Idea

A participant asked the question during a skill development, ‘one idea’ seminar. “I am multi-talented and I want to utilize all my skills, both for personal satisfaction and financial remunerations.


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