Here is a roundup of all the top news on Nigerian Newspaper headlines today Tuesday, 21st September 2021 brought to you by Infoexpert24.
- Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has been labeled as a traitor working against the common interest of the Ndigbo in Nigeria. Ohanaeze Ndigbo made the allegation in a statement on Monday where it accused the Imo Governor of dancing to the tune of his political masters who have probably hypnotized him.
2. The Federal Ministry of Education has assured that candidates who missed the 2021 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) in the South-East due to IPOB sit at home order will be afforded another opportunity to write the examination.
3. Prominent Ijaw leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark has urged the federal government to have a rethink its plans to site a Naval base in Kano State. Clark in an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari viewed the plan as a wrong investment of scarce resources and called on the government to have a rethink.
In his argument, the elder statesman said a naval base in a desert seems like a ‘mission impossible’ and misplaced priority.
4. Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 30 suspected cyber fraudsters in a sting operation at the Kwara State University, KWASU, Malete. EFCC Head, Media, and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, revealed this in a statement on Monday, adding that the action followed weeks of surveillance on the suspects.
5. Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh, for allegedly impregnating his biological daughter. The suspect was arrested last Thursday following a complaint by the victim that her father was fond of sleeping with her, adding that he later got her pregnant. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.
Newspaper Headlines: Top News In Nigeria Today, Tuesday 21st Sept 2021
6. Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemates Pere, Whitemoney, Angel, Nini, Saga, and Queen are up for the final possible eviction for the season. This was announced by Big Brother on Monday, day 58 of the show and the beginning of the penultimate final week.
7. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Monday said that the total revenue generated from the sale of petroleum products for the period of May 2020 to May 2021 stood at N2.35tn. A statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation, Garba-Deen Muhammad, said the figures were contained in the May 2021 edition of the NNPC Monthly Financial and Operations Report.
8. Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of sending the wrong signals with the constant photoshoot with politicians who defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Obi said such photoshoots have done nothing to boost the image of the country or to encourage those that have been patriotic and flying the nation’s flag high with credible achievements. He added that the international community will be getting the wrong picture about our national values if the President continues to take such pictures with politicians.
9. Members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Imo State on Monday boycotted courts to protest the killing of one of their colleagues who was killed by unknown gunmen a few days ago. Chairman of NBA in Imo, Jude Ikechukwu Ogamba, told newsmen in an interview that the boycott was for three days.
10. More difficult times await Nigerians in the months ahead as the Federal Government yesterday announced that it is ending the N30 billion monthly electricity subsidy by January 2022. The Special Adviser to the President on infrastructure, Ahmed Zakari, disclosed this at a stakeholders’ engagement meeting, organized by the Nigerian Electricity Commission (NERC) in Lagos.