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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines For Sun, March 28th, 2021

Welcome to the AllNews roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Sunday, March 28th, 2021.

1. New EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa Threatens To Resign, See Why

The newly-appointed chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Abdulrasheed Bawa has threatened to resign if anybody asked him to go against the rule of law or his conscience.

Abdulrasheed Bawa stated this while reiterating his commitment to rid Nigeria of corruption during a live appearance on NTA, Friday, March 26, 2021. Read more here.

2. Israel Adesanya Shelved As BMW Ambassador Over Rape Comment

Nigerian-born UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya has been dropped as BMW brand ambassador.

Israel Adesanya who was to be unveiled on Monday, March 29, 2021, as a brand ambassador to German vehicle manufacturer, BMW was shelved following his rape comment aimed at middleweight contender, Kevin Holland earlier this week. Read more here.

3. Insecurity: Presidency Warns Nnamdi Kanu, Asari Dokunbo, Other Kingpins Against Sabotaging The Buhari Administration

The Presidency has sent a warning message to the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, former Niger Delta militant leader, Mujahid Asari Dokubo, and other kingpins against sabotaging the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.

Speaking during an appearance on Channels Television on Friday, Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, said President Buhari will not be bullied or cowered. Read more here.

4. BBNaija: Actress Eniola Badmus Reveals Why She Would Love To Participate

Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus has expressed interest in participating in the sixth season of the popular reality TV series BBNaija, saying she would definitely enter if the opportunity came her way.

Badmus made the comment in a recent interview with Punch, dishing about her love for the show while recounting her involvement in a similar show in the past. Read more here.

5. Another Accident On Otedola Bridge, Records Casualties

On Saturday morning, one person was reportedly injured and six vehicles burnt in an accident that happened on Otedola Bridge, Lagos

It was learnt that the accident happened between two low bed trucks around 2am but a fire outbreak occurred when a 45,000-liter tanker carrying diesel rammed into the accident scene. Read more here.

6. Gunmen Kidnap Eight RCCG Evangelists In Kaduna

Unknown gunmen have abducted eight members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) evangelism team, Trinity Sanctuary, Kaduna.

The RCCG evangelists were reportedly kidnapped on their way to Southern Kaduna. Read more here.

7. 2023 Presidency: Obasanjo Campaigns for Yahaya Bello, Speaks on How Youths Will Benefit

Olujuwon, a son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo is throwing his weight behind Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, in respect of the 2023 Presidential election in Nigeria.

Many political observers are already touting Governor Bello to throw his hat into the ring under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress (APC), come the next general elections in Nigeria in 2023. Read more here.

8. Igbo Group Sends Message to UK Govt on Repatriation of IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu

A group, Igbo Youths in Nigeria and Diaspora has petitioned the British High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria for the repatriation of the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu over his alleged incitement of violence in Nigeria.

The group in a statement on Friday by its Convener, Chukwuma Dike accused Kanu of instructing his vigilante group, Eastern Security Network (ESN) to attack police and military personnel in the southeastern part of the country. Read more here.

9. Rashford, Saka To Miss England's Matches Due To Injury

Gareth Southgate will miss England duo,  Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka for the World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Poland due to injury.

Rashford was ruled out after Manchester United's FA Cup defeat by Leicester City on Sunday with a foot problem and had missed England's 5-0 victory over San Marino at Wembley on Thursday after joining the national camp at St George's Park. Read more here.

10. Super Eagles Breaks Record To Qualify For AFCON

The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Squirrel of Benin 1-0 to go 4 points clear at the top of Group L with better chance of qualifying for the African Cup of Nations.

Gernot Rohr's boys shrugged off any boat fatigue as they managed to put one behind Benin to qualify for the continental tornament. Read more here.

That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on AllNews website.

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