Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Saturday, May 23, 2020, confirmed two hundred and sixty-five new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. This new update brings the overall confirmed cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria to 7526, Naija News affirms.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the handling of Coronavirus in Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari‘s government is “positive.” Naija News reports that the former Nigerian President shared his position on the handling of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by Nigeria and Africa at large when he featured in Webinar organised by the Kofi Annan Foundation on Friday, May 22.
The Kogi state governorship election petition tribunal has affirmed the election of Yahaya Bello as governor of Kogi State, north-central Nigeria. Naija News reports that the election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, dismissed the case filed against Governor Bello by Musa Wada, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party on Saturday.
Beneficiaries of the social intervention scheme of the federal government, N-Power have reasons to be happy as the payment of their outstanding stipend has commenced. It will be recalled the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Farouq, under whose ministry the scheme is domiciled announced last week that the processing of their payment was already at the final stage and beneficiaries will get their money this week.
The General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has reacted to the reopening of churches across the country amid Coronavirus in Nigeria, saying “we serve a prayer-answering God.” Naija News reports that the Bishop who spoke at the Church’s Covenant Hour of Prayer on Saturday, convened virtually, maintained that churches remained a solution centre to all crises humans face.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged government at various levels to prioritise the welfare of the people when planning for the post-COVID-19 era. He gave the advice in a Sallah message on Saturday to Nigerians.
The Kogi State governorship election petition tribunal on Saturday affirmed the election victory of Yahaya Bello at the November 16, 2019, gubernatorial polls. As earlier reported by Naija News, the election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, dismissed the case filed against Governor Bello by Musa Wada, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for Nigerians understanding as the country experience an extended lockdown due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In a statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, President Buhari stated that not government intentionally imposes tough measures on its citizens.
For more than two months now, the Premier League has been shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. A pandemic which has large clubs in economic turbulence. Indeed, Manchester United has seen its debt increase. According to information obtained by the Guardian, the Reds Devils have seen their net debt increase by 142 million euros in recent weeks. It would now reach 479 million, over the period of the last twelve months ended March 31. The Mancunian club, therefore, pays dearly for the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Popular Kannywood actor, Ali Nuhu had revealed why he stopped kissing and hugging in Nigeria movies. According to the actor, he stopped the acts of kissing and hugging in movies due to his religion.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.