Nigerian Newspapers: 10 Things You Need To Know This Thursday Morning
Nigerian Newspapers: 10 Things You Need To Know This Thursday Morning

Pleasant day to you welcome to the Eye9ja roundup of the top 10 Nigeria news headlines for today Friday, April 2nd, 2021.

1. Nigerians React As Photoshopped Tracklist Of Jay Z Album Features Olamide, Femi Kuti And Others

The April fool’s day kicked off when rumours started flying in that one of America’s most successful musicians, Jay Z, is set to drop an African-themed album dubbed ‘The Ascension.

In a tracklist that was shared online by tweeps, the album featured popular African artistes like Olamide, Femi Kuti, Nasty C, Sarkodie and more. On the foreign front, the purported 16-track album also features Beyoncé, Rick Ross, H.E.R and the duo of the Lighthouse family.

2. Resident Doctors Ask NASS To Ban Government Officials From Seeking Healthcare Abroad

Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has asked the National Assembly to enact laws that will ban government officials from seeking healthcare overseas.

Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, the NARD President stated this on Thursday while featuring on the Punch live interview programme.

3. Buhari, Governors Not Taking COVID-19 Vaccines – Apostle Suleiman

The General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries (OFM) International, Apostle Suleman, has disclosed that he has no intention of taking the COVID-19 vaccine.

The cleric was seen saying this in a viral video, adding that he was not referring to any conspiracy theory, mark of the beast or mark of the antichrist but a “medical fault.”

4. EPL: This is Marcus Rashford’s Inspiration for Free kick Taking, And It’s Not Ronaldo…

Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford says he took inspiration from Luis Nani’s free-kick technique while watching the English Premier League (EPL) giants as a youngster.

The Manchester United no.10 has become renowned for his ability to score long-range free-kicks, netting a memorable strike at Chelsea in the Carabao Cup in October 2019, and others throughout his career. Although Bruno Fernandes often takes free-kicks closer to goal, Rashford often fancies his chances from distance.

5. Buhari To Nigerians: Don’t Allow Mischief Makers Divide Us

Following the agitation for the Yoruba nation and Biafra state, President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians not to allow mischief-makers to divide the country, saying that Nigerians are better and stronger as one nation.

Buhari stated this in his Easter message tagged “President Buhari felicitates with Christians at Easter” and made available to journalists by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

6. Insecurity: Abiodun Names Wole Soyinka Amotekun Super Marshall

The Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has named playwright and Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka as the Super Marshall of the Ogun State Security Network codenamed Operation Amotekun.

Abiodun on Thursday decorated Soyinka with some emblems of the Amotekun Corps during the inauguration of the security outfit in the state.

7. Why I Started Making Porn Movies – SinfulFriday’s Seyi Hunter

It’s Thursday and AllNews travels back in time to October 2019 when sexfluencer, Seyi Hunter said Nigerians need to be more supportive of porn stars.

Hunter, who runs her own porn website, SinfulFriday, said the demand by the viewers of her vlog, propelled her to start producing hardcore porn.

8. Do All Pornstars Like Sex? Ex-Blue Film Actress Savage TrapQueen Speaks

It’s Thursday and AllNews travels back in time to February 2020 when ex-pornstar Ededey Eworitsemogha Joy, known as Savage Trapqueen said she does not enjoy sex most of the times – during her adult film acting days.

Savage TrapQueen in an interview published on Vanguard at the time stated that she routinely had to feign pleasure while on set of porn movie production.

9. Ahmed Musa: How Social Media Users Reacted to Super Eagles Captain Leading Praise And Worship in Team Bus

Twitter and Facebook users are praising Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, a practicing Muslim, for his act on Tuesday, leading the team in a praise and worship session, just prior to their game against Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The AFCON-bound Super Eagles won the game three goals to nothing.

In a clip circulating on social media, Musa, 28, was videoed leading his teammates in singing ‘Christian songs’.

10. N-Power Batch C: What Applicants Are Saying About Tests

Candidates in the N-Power Batch C enrollment exercise are still writing their tests. Nigerian authorities have not announced the online tests’ closing date yet.

Recall that the Nigerian Government on March 11 released a link for N-Power Batch C applicants to take their test.

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