10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers, Monday morning, February 8, 2021

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These 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers will interest you

1. 506 new COVID-19 infections take Nigeria’s total caseload to 139,748. Deaths, recoveries updated

Nigeria on Sunday recorded 506 fresh COVID-19 cases. Read more

2. Nigerian govt budgets $1.9bn for rail project to Niger

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Sunday the Federal Government has budgeted $1.9billion for the Kano-Maradi (Niger Republic) rail project. Read more

3. Akande, Tinubu’s misgivings on registration exercise good for APC – PGF chief

The Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) Dr. Salihu Lukman, said on Sunday the misgivings expressed by the duo of the pioneer National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande and its National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise is good for the growth and stability of the ruling party. Read more

4. Suspected hoodlums kill APC chieftain in Benue

Suspected hoodlums on Sunday killed the Ward Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gboko local government area of Benue State, Tersoo Ahu. Read more

5. Soyinka challenges Buhari to address Nigerians on herdsmen’s menace, says ‘his silence emboldens criminals’

The Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday decried the “complicit” silence of President Muhammadu Buhari on the activities of herdsmen across the country. Read more

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6. Plateau lawmaker, Yusuf Gagdi, predicts APC‘ll rule Nigeria for 100 years

The member representing Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam federal constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Yusuf Gagdi, has predicted that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), will rule Nigeria for the next 100 years. Read more

7. NNPC records N13.43bn trading surplus

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recorded a trading surplus of N13.43billion in November last year. Read more

8. No going back on restrictions placed on cryptocurrency transactions – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Sunday it would continue to educate Nigerians on the danger associated with cryptocurrency transactions despite criticism by groups and individuals in the country. Read more

9. Sterling Bank, Prestige Assurance ban directors from trading in companies’ shares

Sterling Bank and Prestige Assurance have both barred their directors and employees from trading in their companies shares at the stock market. Read more

10. Mexican club Tigres make history after reaching Club World Cup final

Mexican club, Tigres have made history for their country and continent after securing a place in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup. Read more

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