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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, 6th April, 2020



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Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Monday, 6th April 2020

1. COVID-19 Lockdown: Buhari Must Withdraw All Solders From The Street- Femi Falana

Nigerian human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN) has appealed to the President Muhammadu Buhari led government to withdraw armed troops from enforcing the lockdown order placed on some Nigerian States.

He said deploying armed troops is illegal and unconstitutional based on precedent judgements of the courts of the land.

2. Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Challenges Chad To Battle

Leader of the deadly terrorist group, Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has in a now-viral audiotape challenged the people of Chad into battle following a victory recorded by the Chadian Army against the sect on Saturday.

Naija News had reported earlier that the dreaded Boko Haram sect suffered a major setback as troops of the Chadian Army recorded a massive victory against them after launching a bombardment against them in their hideout.

3. 5 COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos

A ten-year-old, COVID-19 patient and four others have recovered from the virus in Lagos State.

The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, revealed this in a series of tweets via his verified handle on Sunday.

4. UTME 2020: JAMB Releases First Information On 2020 Admission Cut-Off Marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned members of the public against falling prey of several false information going around on the 2020 admission cut-off marks.

The board warned Nigerians and candidates that sat for the 2020 UTME to disregard the cut-off marks currently in circulation across various social media platforms.

5. COVID-19 Donations: Let Us Know Those Who Benefited From The Relief Fund-SERAP Tells Nigerian Government

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has presented a fresh demand before the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN in line with the freedom of information bill.

According to the SERAP Deputy Director, Mr. Kolawole Oluwadare, the organization, via its twitter handle said the Federal Government must disclose information on the details of implementation of the school feeding programme during the lockdown and closure of schools in several states.

6. Lagos Records Another Coronavirus Death

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the death of a patient treating the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).

This was made known in a post on Twitter on Sunday by Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner of Health in the state.

7. Coronavirus: Police Speak On Death Of DPO Who Died ‘After Arresting Masquerade

The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the death of Mr. Segun Dada, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) attached to the Ibara Divison.

The command, however, denied the information spreading on many social media platforms that he died as a result of complications sustained after arresting a masquerade that violated the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown orders in Ogun State.

8. Top Boko Haram Commander Captured As Troops Destroy Terrorist’s Warehouse

The dreaded Boko Haram sect suffered a major setback as troops of the Chadian Army recorded a massive victory against them after launching a bombardment against them in their hideout.

The army troops on Saturday, destroyed five bases of Boko Haram hideouts and recovered hundreds of assorted weapons, Naija News gathered.

9. NCDC Confirms 8 Fresh Cases Of Coronavirus Infection In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the confirmation of eight (8) new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Nigeria.

Naija News reports the breakdown of the development which was confirmed in a tweet by the NCDC in a tweet on Sunday, has it that five of the cases are in Lagos, two in the FCT and one in Kaduna State.

10. Lockdown: Police Arrest Funke Akindele Over House Party

Award-winning actress, Funke Akindele, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for hosting a party against the lockdown order in Lagos State.

The spokesperson, Bala Elkana, revealed that the actress had been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba.

That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.

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