Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Newspaper Headlines

Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Monday, August 2nd, 2021

  1. COVID-19: NCDC Reports 407 New Infections, No Death

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 174,315 COVID-19 cases.


2. Nigeria To Receive Another Tranche Of COVID-19 Vaccines On Monday

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has announced that Nigeria will receive about 4.8 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines on Monday.


3. FG Set To Close Apapa-Oshodi Expressway

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Federal Government (FG) has concluded plans to divert traffic from the ever-busy Apapa-Oshodi Expressway from August 9, 2021.


4. BREAKING: Popular Lagos Monarch Is Dead

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Olu of Iju Ishaga, His Royal Highness Abass Amole Ajibode, has been pronounced dead.


5. NDLEA Nabs Woman With 35 Wraps Of Cocaine At Lagos Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has recovered 35 wraps of cocaine from a lady passenger at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos.


6. NDLEA Raids Warehouse In Niger, Recover Bags Of Cocaine

A warehouse located at Mailefe village in Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger state, was raided by the NDLEA.


7. Suspected Drug Dealers Nabbed By Police In Lagos

Suspected drug dealers were apprehended by the police at Dantata area, Mile 2-Badagry Expressway, Lagos.


8. Niger Abduction: Bandits Make Fresh ₦20m Demand

Bandits who abducted 136 Islamic school children in Tegina Rafi local government area of Niger State are said to be demanding another sum of ₦20m as ransom from parents of the victims.


9. Supreme Court Judgement Has Nullified APC Congresses Under Buni, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the ward congresses conducted by the “incapacitated” All Progressives Congress as a nullity.


10. #BoJuBoJu @ Lagos

Following the undertaking by the Trustees of King’s College; St. Gregory’s College; Barewa College; and Igbobi College to alert their schools to the raging controversy over the shabby treatment meted out by the Government to the Randle family over the J.K. Randle Centre which is under construction at Onikan, Lagos, more schools have insisted on getting involved as part of their civics education.


11. Opinion: The Bane of Entrepreneurship

Most people don’t understand the bane of entrepreneurship, that is, the ugly side of starting and sustaining a business. They love the way entrepreneurs looks but don’t understand the enormous tasks and sweat it takes to start, run, and sustain a business.


12. BBNaija Season 6: ‘Why I Was Chosen As A Wildcard’- Maria

BBNaija housemate, Maria has revealed how and why the Organisers of Big Brother chose her as a wild card.


13. BBNaija Season 6: Pere Discloses Instructions Given To Him

BBNaija housemate Pere has revealed what the organisers of BBNaija told him before he got into the house.


14. BREAKING: Akwa United Emerge NPFL Champions

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Akwa United have emerged as the champions of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.


15. Barcelona Bans Messi From Training

Barcelona Football Club have banned its captain, Lionel Messi from participating in the team’s training session.


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