Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday at 11:50 pm confirmed 220 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria. This brings the total number of cases in the country to 2388.
2. APC Bombs Atiku, Responds To Former Vice President’s Claims On Diversification Of Nigeria’s Economy
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has responded to the submission by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on the need to diversify Nigeria’s economy. The APC in its response noted that the submissions by Atiku were noted and appreciated but then hit back at him for being too sanctimonious.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has announced the relaxation of the Presidential lockdown imposed on Kano State to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). Governor Ganduje announced that Kano residents would be allowed to make purchases during the free days.
The Emir of Rano, in Kano State, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila II, has passed away. A report monitored on Vanguard Newspaper by Naija News says the emir passed away on Saturday at a hospital in Kano at the age of 74.
Lagos State has recorded four new Coronavirus death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the state to twenty-five. Naija News reports that the Lagos State Health Ministry (LSMOH) announced this on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, on Saturday, May 2.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday approved the appointment of AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed (Rtd.) as the new DG of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The appointment is for an initial period of four years and takes effect from 30th April 2020.
The Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led government has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari gave permission to ease the lockdown in the state due to the outbreak of Coronavirus. The claim was revealed in a post by the state ministry of health on its Twitter account on Saturday.
Lagos State has discharged twenty-two more coronavirus patients who have been treated and tested negative in its facilities. This was confirmed in a statement on Saturday by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who is also the incident commander in the state.
Leicester’s Central midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has become the latest transfer window interest for the French Football club (PSG). Naija News Understands that Paris Saint-Germain signified their interest for Ndidi in the course of the week as the club seek to get a new central midfielder.
Nollywood actress, Christabel Egbeny, has lamented that she needs a man badly in her life. Naija News reports that the Nollywood actress who made this confession in an interview with The Sun newspaper said she does not mind being a second or third wife as long as her happiness is guaranteed.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.