Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
Nigeria has recorded 389 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 Saturday evening, June 6.
The Federal Government has declared that there is no fixed date for reopening of schools shut over coronavirus in Nigeria. Naija News reports that the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, made this known during the Presidential Task Force (PFT) on COVID-19 100th-day briefing in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Saturday, June 6.
The Federal Government has lamented that even with a fatality rate of three per cent, Coronavirus deaths in the country were too high. Naija News reports that the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, made this known during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 100th-day briefing in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Saturday, June 6.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Umar Danbatta as executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This was made known in a statement on Friday by Uwa Suleiman, the spokesman to Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy.
Lagos State may have no more bed spaces for coronavirus patients in the next three weeks if COVID-19 cases keep rising, the Lagos State Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi, has warned. Naija News reports that according to figures released by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirmed cases across the country rose by 328 to a total of 11844 on Friday.
With the increasing number of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Nigeria, the need to get tested become important. The Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night confirmed 328 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the West African country.
Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States, has won the Democratic Party Presidential Ticket to contest against President Donald Trump in the November elections. In a post on Twitter on Saturday, Biden, 77, revealed that he had secured the 1,991 delegates needed.
Nobel Laureate and social commentator, Professor Wole Soyinka, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s new Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, of being a top member of the late Head of State, Sani Abacha, inner caucus. Naija News recalls that Gambari was recently appointed Chief of Staff to replace Abba Kyari who died of coronavirus (COVID-19) complications.
Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere better known as Prophet Odumeje has spotted in the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Awka, Anambra State, southeast Nigeria. Naija News reports that Prophet Odumeje, who is the Spiritual Director of Mountain of Holy Ghost Intervention Deliverance Ministry World Miracle Center, alias Land of Freedom, arrived at the State CID Awka in a BMW X6.
Philip Shaibu, deputy governor of Edo State, has insisted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will conduct an indirect primary to select its governorship candidate. Naija News reports that the Edo APC had opted for indirect primary, but a faction loyal to the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole pushed for direct primary.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.