Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, October 21st, 2021

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Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines & Naija news today, October 21st, 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 Two More Deaths, 167 Fresh Infections

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 209,713 COVID-19 cases.


2. President Buhari Makes Important Appointment

EKOHOTBLOG reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed the Director-General of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dikko Umaru-Radda, to serve for another five years.


3. Turkish President Claims Terrorist Who Tried To Overthrow Him Is In Nigeria

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has said that members of the Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO) that attempted to push him out of power on July 15, 2016 through a failed coup are currently in Nigeria.


4. Declare Bandits As “Terrorists”, El-Rufai Tells FG

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has asked the Federal Government to declare bandits threatening the peace of the Northwestern region as “terrorists”.


5. #EndSARS: Lai Mohammed Insists “No Evidence Of Shooting” At Lekki Toll Gate

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, claimed that there is no evidence to show that any protester was killed during the #EndSARS protests at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020.


6. US Reacts To EndSARS Memorial Protests, Advises Nigerian Youths

Ekohotblog reports that the United States Mission to Nigeria has reacted to the EndSARS memorial protests in the country to commemorate the lives lost during the Lekki Tollgate massacre on October 20, 2020.


7. Lagos Govt Demolishes 15 Buildings In Obalende

EKOHOTBLOG reports that in a bid to rid the state of incessant building collapse, the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has intensified its enforcement drive by demolishing no fewer than 15 illegal buildings at Obalende in the Ikoyi/Victoria Island Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the state


8. BREAKING: Bandits Abduct Scores Of Travellers In Niger

EKOHOTBLOG reports that bandits have abducted over 30 passengers at Garun-Gabas in the Rafi Local Government Council of Niger State.


9. PHOTO: Man, 20, Arrested For Stabbing Cousin To Death In Rivers

Ekohotblog reports that Promise Gabriel, a 20-year-old man, has been arrested for stabbing his cousin, Kopapa Neete, to death in Duburo community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State.


10. Police Arrest Criminals, Rescue Kidnapped Victim in Delta State

Ekohotblog reports that two suspected armed robbers, two cultists and three illicit drug dealers have been arrested by the police in different parts of Delta state.


11. Ondo Resident Electrocuted During Illegal Connection

Ekohotblog reports that a man identified as Mayomi Origbemisuyi, has lost his life in Ondo State after he was electrocuted while connecting wire on an electric pole.


12. Two Abducted As Gunmen Attack Herders’ Camp In Abuja

EKOHOTBLOG reports that unknown gunmen have invaded a Fulani settlement at Rubochi in Kuje Area Council of the FCT, shot one person on the leg and abducted two boys.


13. Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Murdering 17 People in 2018 Parkland Shooting

Ekohotblog reports that Nikolas Cruz, a Florida man, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 17 charges of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder, more than three years after killing 14 students and three faculty members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.


14. ‘Baba Ijesha Called Himself My Boyfriend, Defiled Me With Key’ – Minor Tells Court

Ekohotblog reports that a 14-year-old minor on Wednesday said that a popular Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, also known as Baba Ijesha, allegedly defiled at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.


15. Steven Gerrard Eyeing Klopp’s Job Not Newcastle – Rio Ferdinand

Ekohotblog reports that Rio Ferdinand has speculated that Steven Gerrard will rather replace Klopp at Liverpool than manage Newcastle.


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