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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Sunday, 5th July 2020



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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Sunday, 5th July 2020.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. NCDC Reports 603 Cases Of Coronavirus In Nigeria, Breakdown Of Cases By State

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported fresh 603 cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. Naija News reports that the NCDC confirmed the new 603 cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria in a series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Saturday evening, July 4.

2. Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Reverend Yakubu Pam as the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC). Naija News reports that Pam’s appointment as NCPC boss was disclosed in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

3. Edo 2020: 5 Aides To Obaseki Resigns, Joins APC

Governor Godwin Obaseki has lost some of his trusted allies to the political gallery of drama as five of his aides has pulled out of his administration Naija News learnt that the aides resigned their appointments ahead of the September 19 governorship election in support of the all progressive party.

4. Hand Over To Me In 21 Days Or… Ondo Deputy Governor Threatens Akeredolu

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, says Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has 21 days to hand over power to him or the constitution would be invoked. Naija News reports that Governor Akeredolu, who is currently receiving treatment for Coronavirus, had vowed on Friday that he would not hand over to his Deputy in an acting capacity.

5. NNPC Boss, Ewubare Resigns

A Chief Operating Officer in charge of Joint Ventures and Business Development of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Roland Ewubare, has tendered his resignation letter. Naija News learnt the Ewubare resigned due to health reasons.

6. See Pictures Of Woman Arrested By Police For Drilling Nails Into Her Maid’s Head And Burning Her With Iron

Operatives of the Nigerian Police, Enugu State command have arrested a woman identified as Mrs Ifeoma Ezeugwu for physically assaulting and abusing her 10-year-old maid. According to information made available to newsmen, the woman drilled a nail into the head of her maid and also burnt her skin with hot pressing iron.

7. Buhari Commends Nigerian Who Returned Missing Cash In Japan

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Ikenna Nweke, a Nigerian PhD student in the University of Tsukuba, Japan, who returned a missing wallet with huge sums of money to the police. Nweke was also said to have turned down the offer of a percentage by the authorities.

8. Not All Nigerians Are Thieves – PhD Student Who Returned Missing Cash In Japan

Contrarily to popular beliefs that majority of Nigerians are criminals, Nigerian Ph.D student in Japan, Ikenna Nweke, has changed the narrative, when he chose to return a wallet he found, which contained huge amount of money. Nweke was said to have found the wallet on his way home in Japan on June 19.

9. #CHEWAT: Chelsea Dominates Watford, Giroud Goalscorer

Chelsea got themselves a major success on Saturday evening by dominating Watford (3-0). Giroud opened the scoring for the Blues.
After the club’s setback a few days ago against West Ham (2-3), and the successes gleaned by Manchester United and Leicester this Saturday, Chelsea had to win against Watford tonight to stay in touch in the top four.

10. Is Music Legend, Ebenezer Obey Dead?

There was a wild buzz on Social Media yesterday, following rumours that Music legend, Ebenezer Obey is dead. Naija News can however state that this is untrue, as confirmed by the music legend himself.

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

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