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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, 6th June, 2020

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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 6th June 2020.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. Nigeria Records 328 COVID-19 Cases, 121 In Lagos (See Breakdown)

Nigeria has recorded 328 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the West African country. Naija News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in a series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Friday evening, June 5.

2. “This President Is Not In Charge Of This Nation” – Soyinka Slams Buhari

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has cried out that the president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of affairs of the country. Soyinka was reacting to an open letter written by Col. Umar Dangiwa, a retired officer and former military administrator of Kaduna State.

3. COVID-19: Nigerian Govt.Threatens To Close Down Religious Centres

The Federal government has said it would not delay in reviewing the reopening of churches and mosques if people fail to adhere to the laid down guide. Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, made this know yesterday, during their daily briefing in Abuja.

4. Bank Robbery: Police IG Deploys IRT, STS, FSARS To Kogi State

The Intelligence Response Team, the Special Tactical Squad (STS) and Federal-SARS Crack Detectives has been deployed by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, following the bank robbery in Isanlu, Kogi State, and attack on a police station which led to the death of police personnel on duty. The IGP while calling for the apprehension of the robbers, also reviewed the Security Architecture in Kogi State.

5. Human Right Lawyer Arrested And Detained For Allegedly Criticizing Nigerian Police Force

The continued reported cases of police brutality have created fears in the heart of many Nigerians. Many Nigerians are asking when will the Nigerian Police Force be reformed as new cases of brutality, subjection to illegal arrest and detention takes a toll in several cities in Nigeria.

6. Coronavirus: Nigeria Is Heading Towards Recession – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has revealed that Nigeria is heading towards recession due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country. The former Lagos State Governor, made this claim while speaking on Channels TV Politics Today.

7. United Nations: Nigeria May Lose 24 Local Councils To New West African Country

Nigeria might lose twenty-four local governments in Borno state to the United Nations newly created Country by July 10 due to a joint agreement signed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Paul Biya of Cameroon. According to a report by the Guardian, the LGAs were ceded to Cameroon in 2013 and would form part of a new State being formed by the United Nations on the border the Republic of Cameroon.

8. APC Names 6 Aspirants For Edo Governorship Screening

Less than 17 days to the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections in Edo State, the party has disclosed names of aspirants to be screened ahead of the governorship election scheduled for September. Announcing on Friday, APC National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu in a statement noted that all the aspirants are dully certified for the exercise.

9. See Full Fixtures For The First 3 Match Days Of Resumed English Premier League

The Premier League has confirmed the fixtures for the first three matchdays of the resumed 2019/20 season. The fixtures were confirmed in a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the English Premier League on Friday.

10. I Did Body Surgery And I Love It – Tonto Dikeh

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has taken to social media to reveal that she carried out cosmetic surgery on her body to enhance her figure. The controversial actress added that she prefers her new curvy body to her old natural body.

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

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