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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, 4th May, 2020

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Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Monday, 4th May 2020

1. President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment In NAICOM

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a substantive Commissioner for Insurance/CEO, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).

Naija News reports Mr. Sunday Thomas was appointed to replace Mallam Mohammed Kari, the immediate past acting commissioner for the Commission.

2. Another Prominent Kano Indigene And Traditional Leader Dies

The death has been reported of Prof. Isa Hashim, a senior counsellor in the Kano Emirate Council until his passing away.

Naija News understands Hashim, who was the Jarman Kano, died on Sunday morning after a brief illness at the age of 86.

3. Zamfara Emir Dies In Coronavirus Isolation

The death has been reported of Alhaji Mohammed Asha, Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State.

Naija News understands the traditional ruler died on Sunday as a result of complications from the COVID-19 infection.

4. COVID-19: Nigeria Records 170 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 170 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

The details of the new cases from different states were reported by the NCDC on Sunday night.

5. COVID-19: Fani-Kayode Reacts As WHO Begins Use of Trial Drugs On Nigerians

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has berated the World Health Organisation (WHO) for planning to begin Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials in Nigeria.

Naija News had earlier reported that WHO had revealed that Nigeria will be part of the global solidarity drug trial to combat coronavirus.

6. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Releases Five Fresh ‘Revelations’ On Jubril Of Sudan And Buhari

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has refused to let go of his belief that the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has been replaced by a body double.

On several occasions, Kanu has insisted that Buhari is dead and the person currently occupying Aso Rock as Nigeria’s President is one Jubril from Sudan put there by the assumed cabals.

7. Coronavirus: Nasarawa Lawmaker Dies Of COVID-19 Infection

Mr. Sule Adamu, a member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly representing Nasarawa central has died of coronavirus infection.

The development was confirmed by the state Governor, Abdullahi Sule on Sunday while in a chat with newsmen.

8. Lagos Records More COVID-19 Deaths

The Lagos State government has confirmed that three more people have died in its facilities as a result of the coronavirus infection.

Akin Abayomi, Lagos commissioner of health, broke the news via his Twitter account on Sunday.

9. You Betrayed Your Workers To Please Buhari – Fani-Kayode Slams Access Bank

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, has condemned the Group Managing Director of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe, for sacking some his workers.

Naija News reports that the bank had announced plans to sack its workers as a result of the negative impact of the Coronavirus outbreak.

10. CBN, Banks Halts Mass Sack of Workers

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced that no bank in Nigeria will retrench or lay-off any staff of any cadre (including full-time and part-time).

This was made known in a statement on Sunday evening by Isaac Okorafor, CBN Director, Corporate Communications.

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

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