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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, 10th June, 2020

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Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Wednesday, 10th June 2020

1. Protest Rocks Katsina Over Bandits Attacks

Residents of Yantumaki town, Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State have taken to the streets to protest against killing by bandits in the town and other communities.

Naija News reports that the protesters barricaded the Katsina/Kankara major highway and blocked the road leading to the town with used tyres, dried trees and debris.

2. Covid-19: FG To Pay Health Workers Hazard Allowance Finally

Health workers on the frontline, battling the COVID-19 pandemic, have been assured of getting paid two months hazard allowance.

The assurance was given by the Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, while speaking at a meeting between representatives of the Federal Government and Health Professional Associations.

3. Tinubu Moves Against Aregbesola, Bans Political Groups

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has reportedly taken some steps against the political moves by Rauf Aregbesola, Nigeria’s interior minister and former governor of Osun State.

Naija News understands Tinubu on Tuesday afternoon, dissolved all political groups in the state not authorized by him.

4. WTO Accepts Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Nomination For DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala‘s nomination as one of the candidates for the office of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has been accepted by the organisation.

“Nigeria, on 9 June 2020, nominated Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the post of WTO Director-General to succeed the current Director-General, Mr Roberto Azevêdo, who has announced he will step down on 31 August 2020,” the organisation said on its website.

5. Governor El-Rufai Opens Kaduna After 75Days Coronavirus Lockdown

The Kaduna State Government led by Governor Nasir El-Rufai has opened the northern state after 75days Coronavirus lockdown.

Naija News recalls that the Coronavirus lockdown in the state was extended in a broadcast to residents on Tuesday, May 26 made by the Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe.

6. Abacha Transformed Nigeria Says Hamza Al-Mustapha

Hamza Al-Mustapha, the Chief Security Officer to former Nigerian military leader, Sani Abacha has hailed the impact of his former boss on Nigeria.

According to Al-Mustapha, Abacha meant well for the country and did all within his power to set the country on the right track.

7. Orji Kalu Resumes In Senate, Attends Plenary

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, after spending not less than five months at Kuje correctional facility today, June 9, 2020, resumed his legislative duties at the National Assembly complex.

Naija News understands that the embattled lawmaker arrived at the Senate building on Tuesday morning at exactly 9:00 am.

8. Edo 2020: Obaseki, Others Welcome In PDP – Ologbondiyan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has left its door open for the Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki to join the party.

The PDP noted that Obaseki and other chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who may be aggrieved by developments in their party ahead of the September 19 2020 governorship election in the state are welcome to defect to the PDP.

9. COVID-19: Why FG, State Govt Must Slash Workers Salary – Ali Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume (APC-Borno South) has called on both the Federal Government and State Government to slash the salary of civil servants.

Speaking to newsmen in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Monday, Senator Ndume said civil servants who no longer go to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic should get a pay-cut.

10. Burundi President Dies Of Cardiac Arrest At 55

The President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, has been declared dead, according to the government, he died at age 55 after suffering a cardiac arrest.

The government in a statement released noted that he was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling unwell.

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

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