Good Morning!!! Welcome to the Eye9ja roundup of the top 10 Nigeria news headlines for today Monday, April 5th, 2021.
1. Yahya Gambari Makes Strong Promise To All Muslims Worldwide
Young blogger, Yahya Gambari has promised not to return to his old ways of attacking top Islamic personalities.
Recall Gambari had changed his ways, and tendered apology to everyone he has offended via his online broadcasts when he still mentored by Saheed Shittu.
2. Imo: Nnamdi Kanu’s ESN Accused Of Killing Four Hausas
Gunmen suspected to be operatives of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) founded by pro-Biafra activist and the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) have killed four Hausa traders in Imo state.
A member of the Hausa community in the state revealed according to Sahara Reporters that three northerners were killed in Orlu town while the fourth person was attacked in Umuaka Njaba Local Government Area.
3. Pro-Biafra Group IPOB Speaks About Attack On Soludo
The outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has refuted allegations it is responsible for the recent gun attack on former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Chukwuma Soludo.
IPOB is a group fighting for the secession of Eastern Nigeria.
4. Biafra: Don’t Die for Nigeria, IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Counsels
Pro-Biafra political activist, Nnamdi Kanu, says ‘you don’t have to die for Nigeria to remain one’.
Kanu, the controversial leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), an organization prominent for agitating for the break-up of Nigeria, added that “a truly united nation does not require bloodshed to keep it one”.
5. Buhari Sends Strong Message to Perpetrators of Terrorist Attacks in Nigeria’s South East Region
President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that perpetrators of recent “terrorist” attacks in south eastern Anambra and Ebonyi states will not be spared.
Buhari in a recent statement signed by his media aide, Garba Shehu strongly condemned “the cowardly terrorist attack on an outstanding Nigerian”, Professor Chukwuma Soludo.
6. Banks Reconnect MTN Customers To Banking Channels
Commercial banks have reconnected MTN customers to banking channels, after disconnecting them on Friday April 2, 2020. The reconnection included the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and banking apps.
It was learnt that the development was as a result of the immediate intervention of the Minister of Communication and Digital Economic, Isa Pantami and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.
7. EPL: De Bruyne Praises City’s Focus In Chase Of Quartet
Kevin De Bruyne hails Manchester City’s approach which has put them in contention for the Premier League title and other trophies both domestic and in Europe.
Pep Guardiola’s side beat Leicester 2-0 on Saturday and need just three wins from their final seven games to secure a third title in four seasons.
8. KAYAN MATA: The Herbal Sexual Stimulant With Extraordinary Powers
The popularity of Kayan Mata was previously limited to women of Northern Nigeria. However, in recent times, the product transcends the North.
‘Kayan Mata’, when literally translated in the Hausa language means ‘women items’. Historically, these items were used to prepare brides for a healthy sex life in marriage.
9. How Police Killed My Son, Inserted Gun In My Private Part — Grieving Mother
A grieving mother was recently seen in a video lamenting the death of her son who was allegedly shot dead before her and how the police officers behind the act put a gun in her private part.
Mrs. Victoria Agori shared the gory details, revealing how her 21-year-old son Daniel was gunned down by officers of the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit in Alu, Rivers State, accusing him of being part of a kidnapping ring.
10. American Rapper DMX On Life Support Following Drug Overdose
U.S. hip-hop artist DMX is clinging on to life support after being hospitalized following a recent drug overdose.
An official statement from DMX’s representative made available to TMZ reveals that he was rushed to the hospital after collapsing at home. He is presently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as he is still in critical condition.