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Latest News In Nigeria, May 3, 2021: Top 10 Headlines For Monday

Latest News In Nigeria, May 3, 2021: Top 10 Headlines For Mo

Welcome to the AllNews evening roundup of the top 10 Latest Nigerian news for today Monday, May 3, 2021.

Here are the Latest News In Nigeria headlines:

Abductors Of Greenfield University Students Threaten To Kill Others

Abductors of Greenfield University students, Kaduna State have threatened to kill the remaining students if a ransom of N45 million naira is not paid on Tuesday.

About 22 students were abducted from the university's campus on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, when gunmen suspected to be bandits invaded the Greenfield University premises. Read more here.

Gunmen Kill Two Polices Officers, Raze Five Vehicles In Fresh Akwa Ibom Attack

Again gunmen, suspected to be members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) have invaded a police station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo in Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and killed two police officers on duty.

AllNews had last week reported that gunmen using motorcycles attacked a Police Checkpoint in Ika Divisional Headquarters on April 27, 2021, about 7 pm and killed a female officer, Esther Akpan, and a special police Constabulary, Isonuyo Paul. Read more here.

COVID-19: Governors Await FG As States Run Out Of Vaccine Stocks

Governors across states on Sunday said they are currently waiting on the Federal Government to take action in terms of the availability of the COVID-19 vaccines in the country as many states have started running out of stock. 

The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, in an interview with Punch on Sunday, said, “Most manufacturers of these vaccines do not want to deal with sub-national, they want to deal directly with the Federal Government. So, we have to wait, no matter the situation on what the Federal Government wants to do.” Read more here.

DSS To Start Arresting Anyone Who Speaks Against Nigeria (See Full Statement)

The Department of State Services has said it will begin a clampdown on agents of anarchy in various parts of the country.

In a statement on Sunday by the spokesperson of the DSS, peter Afunanya, the service faulted those it regarded to be creating instability through comments that threaten the sovereignty and corporate existence of Nigeria. Read more here.

Baba Ijesha CCTV Video: Yomi Fabiyi Reacts After Watching Clip

Amid the raging rape issue levelled against theatre artist, Olarenwaju James Omiyinka, popularly known as 'Baba Ijesha', another Nigerian Actor, Yomi Fabiyi has asserted that “it is criminal to molest a minor”.

Fabiyi also posited that it is against the law to use a minor as a trap to gather evidence. Read more here.

NGX Records N419 Billion Growth In April

The market capitalization of the Nigerian Stock (NGX) recorded a growth of N419 billion in April due to impressive first-quarter results declared by some companies.

Specifically, the market capitalization which closed trading in March at N20.428 trillion rose by N419 billion to close at N20.847 trillion in April. Read more here.

Ahmed Musa: Ex-Nigeria Player Sends Personal Commendation To Super Eagles Captain

Felix Owolabi, a former Green Eagles player, has “personally” commended Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, for teaming up with Kano Pillars.

Musa, 28, rejoined the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) giants on a short-term basis on April 13. Read more here.

"Monogamy Is Unrealistic For Me" Says Rapper Blaqbonez

Nigerian rapper Emeka Akumefule popularly known as Blaqbonez has revealed that monogamy is unrealistic for him.

Blaqbonez made the statement on Channels Tv's Rubbin' Minds with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021. Read more here.

Police Arrest 4 Over Alleged Kidnap, Murder Of 6-Year-Old In Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State has announced the arrest of four suspects, who allegedly kidnapped and murdered a six-year-old child.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police Muhammad Jalige made the disclosure at a press briefing on Monday in Kaduna. Read more here.

WhatsApp Safety Tips: How To Share Location On WhatsApp

One of WhatsApp's safety tips that could save millions of lives but often neglected or unknown to most users is the Location feature.

While WhatsApp is used for sending messages, videos, calling and keeping in touch with business associates or customers, not many know that the platform can be used to share location which is especially helpful when traveling. Read more here.

These are the Latest News in Nigeria headlines this evening. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for the more latest news in Nigeria and around the world.


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