Good Morning! Welcome to the Eye9ja roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Sunday, January 17th, 2021.
1. Mayorkun Vs Rema: Fans Compare
Fan wars are not new on social media as they are always doing the most when it comes to comparing and arguing about who the biggest artiste is between their favourites.
Another argument is ongoing and it seems the focus has shifted from Davido and Wizkid. Wizkid FC and 30BG are famous for their endless online wars and clashes over whom among their faves have more hit songs, international recognition, sold-out shows and awards.
2. Uganda Election: Museveni Emerges Winner
Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni has won the country’s 2021 election – a sixth term as president.
The 76-year-old who has been in power since 1986 won 58.6.% of the vote while his nearest rival Robert Kyagulanyi, widely known as Bobi Wine, took 34.8%, the election commission said on Saturday.
3. Full Week 28 2020 UK Pool Results, Games, Panel, EKO, LKO
This is the week 28 2020 United Kingdom (UK) top leagues’ football pool results for Saturday, 16th of January 2021.
AllNews allows you to follow all the UK and European football tournament standings by pool results for week 28 2020.
4. COVID-19: UN Says World Migration Slowed Down
COVID-19 pandemic may have reduced the fortunes coming into Nigeria from aboard as the disease slowed down immigration last year.
A new United Nations (UN) reports on Friday stated that global migration has slowed down by nearly 30 per cent due to COVID-19 pandemic across the globe.
5. Five Top Sade Adu Songs As She Clocks 62
British Nigerian singer and actress, Sade Adu, is 62 years old today and despite the fact that she has been off social media for weeks, music enthusiasts all over the world are celebrating her. Her name is one of the top trends for the day.
Helen Folasade Adu was Born 16 January 1959, known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade, is a Nigerian British singer-songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer. Backed by members Paul S. Denman, Andrew Hale and Stuart Matthewman, she gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the English band Sade.
6. Shatta Wale To Burna Boy: ‘You Are An Ingrate’
Ghanaian singer and actor, Shatta Wale, has called out his Nigerian colleague and former bestie, Burna Boy, for being ungrateful and trying to destroy his name and brand.
Shatta Wale called out Burna Boy via Instagram live moments after he posted on his Instagram story that he was going to tell the world how he held Burna Boy down in Ghana when he had an issue at Eko Hotels with the Nigerian police.
7. EFCC Warns Against Fake Recruitment Message
The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has cautioned Nigerians to be wary of news circulating on social media that the agency is currently recruiting. The messages are false.
EFCC gave the warning on Saturday in a statement titled, ‘EFCC not recruiting’ issued by its Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren who described such message as fake and the handiwork of scammers bent on defrauding job seekers.
8. Allardyce’s West Bromwich Earn First Win In EPL vs Wolves
West Bromwich Albion won for the first time under new boss Sam Allardyce as Matheus Pereira’s penalty double clinched a 3-2 Premier League victory from local rivals Wolves on Saturday.
Allardyce had failed to win any of his first five matches since replacing the sacked Slaven Bilic but the former England manager was finally able to celebrate after a pulsating Black Country derby at Molineux.
9. Signal Confirms Service Outage
The instant messaging platform, Signal has confirmed in a tweet on Saturday that the app is having technical difficulties, promising that a fix on the service is underway.
10. Buhari Tasks Security Chiefs On Security
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday instructed service chiefs to work together in ensuring the war against insecurity in Nigeria is won totally.
The President in a series of tweets instructed them to share ideas, intelligence information, and all that is needed to ensure insurgency is defeated and the sacrifice paid by security operatives who have lost their lives is not in vain.