Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, October 16th, 2021

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Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines & Naija news today, October 16th, 2021 can be accessed below.

EKOHOTBLOG  has compiled top Naija news headlines from Nigerian newspapers today, this means the latest Naija news and happenings in Nigeria can be accessed on this page.

Below are the Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines from Nigerian Newspapers today:

1. [COVID-19] NCDC Confirms 167 New Infections, Two Fatalities

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 208,797 COVID-19 cases.


2. [COVID-19] Vaccinated Travelers Will No Longer Need To Self-isolate – FG

Travellers who have taken the full jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine coming into the country will no longer be required to observe the mandatory seven days self-isolation, Nigerian government has said.


3. Osinbajo Urges Youths To Shun #EndSARS Memorial Protest

EKOHOTBLOG reports that the National Economic Council (NEC) has appealed to those planning to stage a protest to mark the first anniversary of the #EndSARS protests to consider other lawful alternative means of engagement.


4. Eko Club International to Hold 12th Biennial Convention in New Orleans

Eko Club International (ECI), the apex socio-cultural and socio-political community of Lagosians in the diaspora, is set to hold its 12th Biennial Convention in the year 2021.


5. Onibon Harps on Selfless Leadership, Says Tribal, Religious Sentiments Thrive in Hopeless Societies

The Provost, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Associate Professor Nosiru Olajide Onibon, has called for selfless leadership in the collective quest to hoist Epe Division, and the Nigerian state at large to greater heights.


6. Popular Pastor Gives Condition to Run for Presidency After Meeting Buhari

Ekohotblog reports that popular Nigerian Pastor Tunde Bakare, the founder of Citadel Global Community Church (previously known as Latter Rain Assembly), has stated that if God and Nigerians want him to, he will run for president in 2023.


7. Umahi Seals off Popular Hotel in Ebonyi Ahead of Congress

Ekohotblog reports that the governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, shut the Salt Lake, which belongs to the senator representing Ebonyi Central Senatorial Zone, Sen. Obinna Ogba, a devoted member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, before of their state congress on Friday.


8. Army Dispels Fear as Explosions Rock Calabar Barrack

Ehohotblog reports that on Friday, there was anxiety in Calabar when thunderous explosions shook the Ebrutu Army camp in the Cross River State capital.


9. Pupil Slumps, Dies After Fight With Classmate In Ogun

EKOHOTBLOG reports that tragedy struck in the Itokin area of Ogun State as a 17-year-old Senior Secondary School 2 pupil, Habeeb Adeosun, lost his life after allegedly engaging in a fight with his classmate and friend identified only as Ayo.


10. Police Allegedly Attack Female Doctor, Patients At Abuja Hospital

EKOHOTBLOG reports that a doctor and some patients have claimed to have been assaulted by security operatives at Maitama General Hospital in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).


11. Police Declare Murder Of Lawmaker An Act Of Terrorism

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the murder of Conservative lawmaker Sir David Amess has been declared an act of terrorism by police.


12. Bimbo Oshin Pays Emotional Tribute To Her Late Husband Dudu Heritage

Ekohotblog reports that popular nollywood actress, Bimbo Oshin has paid an emotional tribute to her late husband Ola Ibironke also known as Dudu-Heritage as he was laid to rest today.


13. Simi Releases New Single ‘Woman’, Highlights Gender Stereotypes, Stigma (Official Video)

Ekohotblog reports that award-winning Nigerian artiste Simisola Ogunleye Kosoko popularly known as Simi has released her latest single titled Woman


14. English Premier League Fixtures, Predictions, Results: 16 – 18 October 2021

Ekohotblog reports that the English Premier League beast awakens from its international break slumber to serve up a full round of fixtures across the country this weekend.


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