Good Morning!!! Welcome to the Eye9ja roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Friday, March 26th, 2021.
1. Marcus Rashford Reveals Most Important Lesson He Learnt Developing At Man United’s Academy
Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford says the desire to improve everyday was an important lesson he learnt while developing at the English Premier League (EPL) club’s academy for roughly 11 years.
Speaking recently to award-winning podcaster, best-selling author and Manchester United fan, Jay Shetty, the 23-year-old gave fans an insight into his own mind.
2. Biafra: IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Commands Over 65 Million People – Top Separatist
A popular Biafran activist with the Twitter name, Emeka Gift on Thursday asserted that Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), “commands over 65 million people”.
Although Gift did not attribute his figure to any source, he praised diaspora-based Kanu, labelling the pro-Biafra political activist “an institution”.
3. VIDEO: First Bank Security Guard Dies Suddenly Inside ‘Danfo’
A security guard with First Bank of Nigeria Limited suddenly gave up the ghost on Thursday evening while in a ‘Danfo’, a van that conveys passengers, at Abule Egba area of Lagos State.
The man, Mutairu Olaniyi worked at Super branch of the first generation bank.
4. Microsoft Kicks Off ION On Bitcoin Network
Microsoft on Thursday announced that its Decentralized Identity team has launched the ION Decentralized Identifier (DID) network on the Bitcoin mainnet.
This network is a layer 2 technology similar to Lightning except that instead of focusing on payments it uses Bitcoin’s blockchain to create digital IDs for authenticating identity online.
5. FindJuliusBeggar: Twitter Commences Search For Final Year Student Of UNILAG
There was uproar in the Nigerian Twitter community after a final year student of the University of Lagos, Julius Nwachukwu aka Julius Begger, was announced missing.
According to information on the timeline, he was last seen on Monday, around 6.30 pm after he left his home to use a closeby ATM along Ojuelegba road in Lagos.
6. Lagos Police Finally Releases American Lady After 44 Days In Detention Without Trial
The police in Lagos on Thursday finally released an American lady, Kari R’ouke, who was arrested and kept in custody over the death of her Nigerian host, Ayomide Michael.
Lawyer to the American detainee, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), announced the release of his client in a statement on Thursday.
7. Stock Market Today: UBN, GTBank Retain Spot On Active Trades
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market closed with 4,016.00 deals on Thursday, March 25th, 2021, lower than the 4,018.00 deals on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021. The volume reached 229,417,359.00 units at the close of the market on Thursday lower than the 361,903,179.00 units it closed with on Wednesday.
The value of trades recorded on Thursday was N3,780,885.627.02 with the All-Share Index of 39,293.14 an increase of 0.53% or 207.36 over Wednesday’s value of 39,085.78.
8. Mentally Challenged Lady Gives Birth By Road Side, Breastfeeds — Video
A mentally challenged woman in a viral video on Twitter gives birth to a bouncing baby boy and breastfeeds the baby.
In the video, people can be seen recording the scene of the event. It was gathered that the event took place in Abia State, Southeast Nigeria.
9. U.S. Embassy Issues Warning To Nigerians Over Fake Work Visa Press Statement
The United States embassy in Abuja has warned Nigerians about a fake press statement purportedly issued by them, offering a new type of work visa for Nigerians between the ages of 40 t0 50 years of age.
The warning reveals that the news is the work of scammers and fraudsters who are in the business of circulating such fake press releases, and urges Nigerians to reach out to official sources should they have questions bordering on visa legitimacy issues.
10. Kris Jenner Gives Update On Kim Kardashian Following Kanye West Divorce
Kris Jenner, the mother of reality star and business mogul Kim Kardashian, has given an update on how her daughter is doing following her recent split from Kanye West.
The 65-year-old mother and manager provided the update in a virtual interview with Ellen DeGeneres on Thursday, March 25, in the latter’s talk show.