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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Mon, Dec. 14th, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Mon, Dec. 14th, 2020

Welcome to the AllNews roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Monday, December 14th, 2020.

1. Oge Obi: #SexForGrade Documentary Team Member Attempts Suicide

There is anxiety on social networking service, Twitter, over Oge Obi, the 25-year-old lady many believe is the brain behind the #SexForGrade BBC documentary committing suicide.

Obi's action is believed to be due to the fact that Kiki Mordi, another journalist, is getting all the plaudits for the #SexForGrades work. Read more here.

2. N-Power: Buhari's Minister's Aide Provides Useful Update For Beneficiaries Still Awaiting Validation Mail

Nneka Ikem, the Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Sunday told erstwhile N-Power beneficiaries still awaiting their validation mail that they'll receive it soon, AllNews reports.

The reason some of the exited beneficiaries have not received verification mail as regards the NEXIT portal, Ikem said, is because "mails are being sent in batches to prevent the https://nexit-fmhds.cbn.gov.ng/auth/login platform from crashing". Read more here.

3. FG Assures Of Solar System Electricity In Rural Areas

The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, says the Federal Government is executing a robust solar system strategy that will help in delivering power supply to Nigerians, especially in rural areas.

Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications to the Minister, Aaron Artimas who made this known in a statement in Abuja, also according to the statement, quoted the minister as disclosing this in Mubi, Adamawa, during the inauguration of the Solar Nigeria Power Projects in various local governments of the state. Read more here.

4. Katsina Students' Kidnap: Gov. Masari Gives 'Actual’ Number Of Children Missing

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari has affirmed that three hundred and thirty-three students are missing following an attack on Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, on Friday night.

AllNews reports that the governor gave the figure when he received a Federal Government delegation led by the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno on Sunday. Read more here.

5. Indian Police Arrest Nigerian, Two Indians For ATM Cloning

Police in Pune, India have arrested a 31-year-old Nigerian, Lucas William for cybercrime.

According to the police, William who has been living illegally in the country for six years, was found with two mobile phones, ATM card mount, a pinhole camera, and duplicate debit cards. Read more here.

6. Cossy Orjiakor Teeth Bites Ends 4-Month-Old Relationship

Cossy Ojiakor‘s German fiance, Abel Jurgen, has called off their 4-month-old relationship on grounds of getting teeth bites from Cossy whenever she is drunk.

AllNews understands that  Abel took the decision after Cossy got into a fight with him after getting drunk and gave him injuries he sustained from her bites. Read more here.

7. ‘Slavery Mentality’ – AY Jibes Promoters Of International Acts Instead Of Local Artistes

Creative comedian and actor, AY Makun, has shared his thoughts on media folks and promoters who usually promote the works of international acts for free but ask the local artistes to pay.

Via his Twitter, AY tagged such act as slavery mentality. Read more here.

8. WBC: Anthony Defeats Pulev, Dream Fight With Fury For 2021

Anthony Joshua knocked out Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev in a dominant ninth-round at London's Wembley Arena on Saturday which gives him an opportunity to unify all four world heavyweight boxing titles in an all-British clash with Tyson Fury.

AllNews understands that Joshua ensured there was no repeat of a shock defeat in his first clash with Andy Ruiz Jr. in 2019 as the 39-year-old Pulev was swotted aside. Read more here.

9. Kaduna State Considers Shutting Down Public Spaces

The Kaduna State Government has said that it is considering locking down the state, as COVID-19 cases in the state have started to tick upwards.

In a statement by the Kaduna State Commissioner of Health, Amina Mohammed-Baloni, the state is considering the shutting down of public spaces that include schools and markets, and worship places. Read more here. Read more here.

10. Boko Haram War Is A Scam - Evah

The leader and National Coordinator of the Ijaw Monitoring Group (IMG), Joseph Evah, has described the Boko Haram war as a "scam".

He said this in an interview with The Sun newspapers, stating his reason for calling the war a scam, saying that it had "turned into a business". 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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