Good Morning!! Welcome to the Eye9ja roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Wednesday, February 10th, 2021.
1. Marcus Rashford: This Is What Wayne Rooney Thinks Of Man United Star
Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has told friends he thinks Marcus Rashford can better his goal tally for the English Premier League (EPL) club.
The current Derby County boss found the net 253 times during his 13-year stay at Old Trafford. But that record, in his opinion, may not last forever.
2. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Addresses IPOB Proscription Concerns
A lawyer to Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has stated that the proscription of the controversial group “is a subject of an appeal in the Court of Appeal”.
Ejiofor, who is also the lawyer to Nnamdi Kanu, the diaspora-based IPOB leader noted that the group he defends “have an application for stay of execution”.
3. N-Power Batch C Recruitment: The Wait Continues After Over 180 Days
185 days after the portal for N-Power Batch C Recruitment closed, the Nigerian government is not announcing anything tangible.
It would be recalled that the N-Power application portal closed at midnight on August 8th, 2020.
4. Romantic Happy Valentine’s Day Wishes To Your Loved Ones
Why don’t you make this year Valentine’s day an unforgettable experience by sending your loved ones a meaningful romantic valentine’s day messages? Why don’t you unlock the atmosphere of love with a carefully crafted Happy Valentine’s Day wishes that put a smile on the face of that special person in your life?
Believe it or not, valentine’s day is a special day of the year designed for the celebration of love among couples, friends, family and loved ones. Valentine’s day is all about being funny and friendly through SMS, Tweets and greeting cards.
5. I Discussed Party Politics and Way Forward With APC Leaders – Fani-Kayode
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has given reason for his closed-door meeting with some leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
All News Nigeria earlier reported how the former minister met with the Chairman of the APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni as well as the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello at Buni’s guest house in Abuja.
6. Club World Cup: Bayern To Face Tigres Final
European champions, Bayern Munich could win their first trophy in 2021 and sixth in one year when they face Tigres UANL of Mexico on Thursday in the FIFA Club World Cup big finale.
The international silverware would crown a season that saw the Bavarians clinching everything on their way: Bundesliga, German Cup, Champions League and the domestic and European Super Cup titles.
7. Katsina School Children Abductor Surrenders to Authority
A Nigerian criminal gang leader responsible for the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolchildren in Kankara Local Government of Katsina State in December 2020 has surrendered to authorities in an amnesty deal, The Guardian reported on Tuesday.
The gang leader, Auwalun Daudawa led dozens of gunmen who kidnapped students from their school hostels in the Kankara town of Katsina. The crime sparked global outrage and illuminated the growing instability in the northwest of the country.
8. Can Elon Musk’s Tweets Make You Rich in 2021?
From influencing the stock price of his own company to influencing the cryptocurrency markets, the Tesla CEO has, without doubt, played a major role in the current state of the financial markets – and he did it all by tweeting!
Social media is a powerful tool. It can help influence people’s political ideologies, or their opinions about anything, big or small. Especially when the suggestions come from the world’s richest man, these posts have the power to shape the opinions of millions.
9. ‘Worst 90 Seconds Of My Life’ – Pornstar Speaks On Her Sexual Affair With Trump
Stormy Daniels, the pornstar who was infamously paid $130,000 by former Donald Trump’s fixer, Michael Cohen, before the 2016 election to keep the alleged sex romp she had with the president a secret, has described the sex as ‘the worst 90 seconds of my life’.
Cohen earned 3-year jail term for paying Daniels the hush money to try and cover up the alleged fling.
10. How Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Is Expected to “Shake Things” At The W.T.O
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the incoming chief of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has a reputation for shaking up the guardians of wealth and power, and this quality will come in handy in her new role.
Because of her effort to root out corruption during her first stretch as Nigeria’s finance minister, opponents of her plans nicknamed her “Okonjo Wahala” (Okonjo the trouble maker).