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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Sunday, 31st May, 2020

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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Sunday, 31st May 2020.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. NCDC Reports 553 New Cases Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed five hundred and fifty-three new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. The health sector on Saturday, May 30 at about 11:55 pm updated their official microblogging site account with the new figures which have raised the eyebrows of Nigerians.

2. President Buhari Appoints New NNPC Board (Full List)

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Naija News reports that the decision by the President to reconstitution the new NNPC board was disclosed in a statement issued on Saturday morning by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

3. FG Evacuates 268 Nigerians From China

268 Nigerians evacuated from China have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday afternoon. This was made known in a post on Twitter by the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

4. Aso Rock To Record Another Death, Trouble For Buhari’s Chief Of Staff – Primate Ayodele

The founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church in Ejigbo, Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, says Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Villa will record another death. Naija News reports that in Primate Ayodele in a series of prophecies warned that President Muhammadu Buhari might lose another “special aide” if he does not pray. The President lost his chief of staff, Abba Kyari, to complications arising from the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in April.

5. Former NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru Dies

A former Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru has passed away. Naija News reports that that the former NNPC GMD died on Friday night, May 29 at age 60.

6. Biafra: Ohanaeze Tells Buhari What to Do to Nnamdi Kanu, Asari Dokubo, Uwazurike, Others

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC), has urged the Federal Government to dialogue with Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and other Biafra agitators. OYC made this call in a statement jointly signed by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, OYC President General, Comrade Obinna Achionye, OYC Deputy National President General; and Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, OYC Secretary-General.

7. COVID-19 In Kogi Is Real, I Won’t Play Politics With Lives – Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye, a former lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, has insisted that reports of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kogi State is real. Naija News reports that the Kogi State Government had rejected the report of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) that two cases of COVID-19 were recorded within the province.

8. PDP Reacts As FG Drops Charges Against Senator Adeleke

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the discharge of Senator Ademola Adeleke by the Federal High Court, Abuja, on the allegations of examination malpractices levelled against him. Naija News recalls that the charges against him were dismissed on Friday by Justice Inyang Ekwo.

9. COVID-19: Obasanjo Presidential Library ‘Sacks’ Staff

The Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) has temporarily sacked its staff over their inability to sustain its workforce. According to Daily Post, OOPL asked its staff to stay at home for the meantime.

10. COVID-19: Lagos Records 254 New Coronavirus Cases

Lagos State has recorded 254 new cases of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). This was disclosed in a tweet on Friday by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

 

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



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