Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

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Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines & Naija news today, October 27th, 2021 can be accessed below.

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

1. [COVID-19] No Fatalities As NCDC Reports 157 New Cases

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 211,330 COVID-19 cases.


2. Governor Sanwo-Olu Appoints New Radio Lagos General Manager

EKOHOTBLOG reports that Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of Mr. Olajide Isiaka Lawal as the General Manager of Radio Lagos/Eko FM with immediate effect.


3. South-West Governors Meet in Lagos, Discuss Issues Of Interest (Photos)

EKOHOTBLOG reports that members of South-West Governors Forum on Tuesday met in Lagos State to discuss issues of interest to the region.


4. COVID-19: Osun Govt Reveals Number Of Vaccinated Residents

Ekohotblog reports that the Osun State Government through the office of the State Primary Healthcare Development Board has revealed the number of residents in the state that had received full COVID-19 vaccination.


5. Senate Tackles FG Over Plan To Borrow $200m For Mosquito Nets

Ekohotblog reports that the Senate Committee on Health has tackled the federal government’s move to borrow $200 million for procurement of mosquito nets and malaria medicines.


6. Former SGF Pius Anyim Speaks On EFCC Arrest

EKOHOTBLOG reports that former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, has narrated his recent encounter with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following reports that his supposed invitation was “part of an investigation in a case of alleged corruption and diversion of public funds.”


7. We’re Building 40 Digital Literacy centres in Kwara State – Gov. AbdulRazaq

Ekohotblog reports that Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said that his administration is currently building 40 digital literacy centres across the state, calling it a big investment in the Kwara child to survive in the knowledge economy.


8. Flogging Of Kwara Arabic Students: Gov. Abdulrazaq Announces Plans To Regulate Activities Of Islamic Schools

Ekohotblog reports that the Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has announced plans to set up a board to regulate the activities of Islamic schools in the state.


9. Gov Lalong Accuses Politicians Of Fuelling Plateau Crises

EKO HOT BLOG reports that Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has accused politicians of fuelling crisis in his state.


10. Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Secondus’ Suspension As PDP Chairman

EKO HOT BLOG reports that a Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has dismissed an application challenging the suspension of Uche Secondus from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).


11. Why I Will Succeed Buhari As Nigeria’s Next President – Yahaya Bello

Ekohotblog reports that the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, said on Monday he is ready to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s President in 2023.


12. Sales Rep Dragged To Court For Allegedly Stealing Employer’s N1.4m

Ekohotblog reports that the Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday dragged a 29-year-old pharmaceutical sales representative, Chibuzor Madumelu, before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing his employer’s N1.48 million.


13. 60-Yr-Old Man Arrested For Defiling Minor In Delta

Ekohotblog reports that the Delta State Police Command has arrested a 67-year-old man, Gabriel Achibong for allegedly defiling an eleven-year-old girl at Okpe road area of Sapele in Delta State.


14. 37-Year-Old Man Remanded for Allegedly Raping Daughter, 16, in Makurdi

Ekohotblog reports that Joseph Bum, a 37-year-old businessman on Tuesday, October 26, was remanded in a correctional centre by a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Makurdi for allegedly defiling his 16-year-old daughter.


15. Suspected Herdsman Kills Farmer In Ondo

EKOHOTBLOG reports that tragedy struck in Ajowa-Akoko in the Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State as a farmer was found dead in his farm with machete cuts found on his body.


16. Anambra Guber: INEC Gives Update on Available PVCs

Ekohotblog reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said that 81,778 newly printed Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were ready for collection in Anambra State.


17. Babagana Monguno Sends Strong Message Ahead of Anambra Poll

Ekohotblog reports that Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), the National Security Adviser, says those planning to disrupt the Anambra governorship election scheduled to hold on Nov. 6 should have a rethink.


18. Eko Club International Convention: Another Chance To Bedeck The History Books And Offer Thanksgiving

On Thursday, October 28, 2021, all roads will lead to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, when Diaspora Lagosians from all walks of life will converge for the 12th Biennial convention of Eko Club International.


19. FIFA Bans Nigerian Coach For 2 years

Ekohotblog reports that the world football governing body, FIFA has placed a 2-year ban on a Nigerian coach for match fixing.


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