Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
Nigeria has recorded 5 new cases of coronavirus in the West African country. Naija News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Friday evening, March 27.
The Supreme Court of Nigeria has dismissed a request by All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party for a review of its May 24, 2019 judgment in the intra-party dispute in the Zamfara APC. Naija News reports that the apex court dismissed the application which was brought before it by the Abdulaziz Yari faction of the APC on Friday, March 27.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has disclosed that he may shut down the state due to increasing cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Naija News reports that the governor made this known on Friday during a live broadcast at the State House, Marina.
House of Representatives has debunked the report claiming that cars were being distributed to members on Friday. The Lower Chamber in a statement through its spokesperson, Hon. Benjamin Kalu described the ‘car distribution report’ in a newspaper as misleading, stated that House of Reps is committed to fighting Coronavirus which is affecting the country rather than anything else.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has pledged the sum of #50 million to fight the outbreak of Coronavirus in the Southeastern part of Nigeria. The IPOB leader stated this in a broadcast via Radio Biafra, on Friday, stressing that the sum was from the coffers of IPOB.
The management of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has told the public to disregard rumours that the hospital was turning back patients who visited the facility to test for the coronavirus disease. The hospital management made the clarification after some reports emerged online (not Naija News) that the hospital turned back a patient who had tested positive to the deadly disease.
The Federal Government has approved the conversion of four national stadia in the country to isolation centres in the fight against coronavirus pandemic. This was revealed by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare on his Twitter account on Friday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has contracted the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). Naija News reports that the British PM made this known in a video published on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Friday afternoon.
Former Ajax midfielder, Abdelhak Nouri has woken up from a coma after two years and nine months. According to information released by his brother Abderrahim Nouri, the midfielder is currently being treated at home as he seeks to recover from brain damage.
Popular Nigerian singer, Davido, has confirmed that his fiancée, Chioma, had tested positive for Coronavirus. This, he disclosed through his verified Twitter page this evening.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.