Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Saturday, July 17th, 2021
1. COVID-19: NCDC Reports 132 New Cases
The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 169,206 COVID-19 cases.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced a new date for the commencement of the physical registration of voters in the country.
Nigeria’s consumer price index (CPI), a measurement of the rate of rate of inflation, has declined to 17.75% in June from 17.93 recorded in May 2021.
Lagos House of Assembly has recommended two years’ imprisonment for a person or persons obstructing fire fighting or assaulting firefighters
Many vehicles were flooded in car parks at the popular Marina axis of Lagos Island on Friday as heavy rainfall persisted for hours.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has reacted to his disqualification by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from participating in the November 6 Governorship Election in Anambra State.
A developer identified Alhaji Ahmed Ayinde, has been accused of almost N500 million fraud by tenants in Lagos.
A yam seller in Enugu State identified as Mrs Agnes Onyeabor, says she and her colleagues spent more than N500,000 to ferry a truck-load of yam tubers from Benue to Enugu.
Unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have again attacked the Igangan community in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State, EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.
The Miyyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria ( MACBAN) has asserted that conflicts in Atyap Chiefdom of Zangon Kataf Local Government area of Kaduna State, has led to the killing of 16 persons, mostly women and children, while over 300 houses belonging to the Fulani were reportedly burnt to ashes in different villages of the Chiefdom.
A Russian plane carrying at least 17 people that went missing on Friday in the Siberian region of Tomsk has been found and survivors have been spotted, officials said.
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Following the show of affluence on the occasion of his late mother’s funeral and burial ceremonies Obi Cubana has been trending on social media platforms.
Daddy Freeze and some Nigerian celebrities have taken to Instagram to react to the ongoing ‘talk of the town’ burial of Obi Cubana’s mother in Anambra state
A university has withdrawn an offer to a student following racist abuse towards England players after the Euro 2020 final.
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