Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, 20th April, 2020

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Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Monday, 20th April 2020

1. Abba Kyari’s Death Should Make Nigerian Leaders Rebuild Our Health Sector – Bishop Wale-Oke

Bishop Francis Wale-Oke, on Sunday, condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.

Recall that Kyari passed away on Friday in Lagos after battling with complications from Coronavirus

2. COVID-19: Full List Of Coronavirus Test Centres In Lagos

The Lagos State Government has announced Coronavirus (COVID-19) test centres in its 20 Local Government Areas(LGAs).

Naija News reports the Lagos State Government said in a tweet on its official handle on Sunday, April 19 that a visit to the Coronavirus centres is ‘strictly” by appointment, not emergency.

3. We Have Spent Over N1bn In COVID-19 Fight In Edo- Governor Obaseki

The governor of Edo, southern Nigeria, Godwin Obaseki, says the state government has spent over N1billion to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Naija News reports that the Edo State Governor made the statement in Benin City during a live briefing on the virus by the State Response Team on Sunday, April 19.

4. Abba Kyari: I Will Abandon Biafra If Buhari’s Office Is… Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to abandon the agitation for the Republic of Biafra if President Muhammadu Buhari’s office in Aso Rock, is accessed after the death of Abba Kayri.

Naija News had reported earlier that Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the President died of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday, April 17.

5. Garba Shehu Confirms Those Who Attended Kyari’s Burial Were Locked Out Of Aso Rock

The Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, has confirmed that people that attended the burial of the late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, were advised to stay away from the Aso Rock.

President Buhari’s spokesperson revealed this development on his Twitter account on Sunday.

6. 428,941 Nigerians Got Cash In 24 States, 130,455 From Katsina – Farouq

The Federal Government on Sunday has revealed an update on Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) to Nigerians.

President Muhammadu Buhari administration in the statement noted that 428,941 beneficiaries that have received money, 130,455 are from Katsina State.

7. After Much Pressure, Wike Releases 22 Exxon Mobil Staff

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has ordered the release of the 22 Staff of Exxon Mobil arrested for violating the State Executive Order restricting movement in the state.

Their release was made known on Sunday morning by the Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice of the State, Professor Zaccheus Adangor.

8. COVID-19: NCDC Backtracks, Denies Coronavirus Case In Ekiti

The Nigeria Center for Disease and Control (NCDC) has admitted error in confirming a new case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ekiti State.

Naija News recalls that the NCDC had on Saturday night confirmed forty-nine new cases of novel Coronavirus.

9. Why An Igbo Chief Of Staff Will Unite Nigeria – OYC

President Muhammadu Buhari has been called on by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council to appoint an Igbo as his new Chief of Staff.

OYC in a statement on Sunday, they described the death of Abba Kyari, as a “colossal loss”.

10. Coronavirus: Primate Ayodele Reveals More Prominent People Will Die

Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, the founder of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, has listed three things that must be done to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

According to Daily Sun, the cleric warned that the COVID-19 pandemic might not go away until next year, adding that more prominent people will die after contracting the Coronavirus.

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



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Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Monday, 20th April 2020

1. Abba Kyari’s Death Should Make Nigerian Leaders Rebuild Our Health Sector – Bishop Wale-Oke

Bishop Francis Wale-Oke, on Sunday, condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.

Recall that Kyari passed away on Friday in Lagos after battling with complications from Coronavirus

2. COVID-19: Full List Of Coronavirus Test Centres In Lagos

The Lagos State Government has announced Coronavirus (COVID-19) test centres in its 20 Local Government Areas(LGAs).

Naija News reports the Lagos State Government said in a tweet on its official handle on Sunday, April 19 that a visit to the Coronavirus centres is ‘strictly” by appointment, not emergency.

3. We Have Spent Over N1bn In COVID-19 Fight In Edo- Governor Obaseki

The governor of Edo, southern Nigeria, Godwin Obaseki, says the state government has spent over N1billion to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Naija News reports that the Edo State Governor made the statement in Benin City during a live briefing on the virus by the State Response Team on Sunday, April 19.

4. Abba Kyari: I Will Abandon Biafra If Buhari’s Office Is… Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to abandon the agitation for the Republic of Biafra if President Muhammadu Buhari’s office in Aso Rock, is accessed after the death of Abba Kayri.

Naija News had reported earlier that Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the President died of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday, April 17.

5. Garba Shehu Confirms Those Who Attended Kyari’s Burial Were Locked Out Of Aso Rock

The Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, has confirmed that people that attended the burial of the late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, were advised to stay away from the Aso Rock.

President Buhari’s spokesperson revealed this development on his Twitter account on Sunday.

6. 428,941 Nigerians Got Cash In 24 States, 130,455 From Katsina – Farouq

The Federal Government on Sunday has revealed an update on Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) to Nigerians.

President Muhammadu Buhari administration in the statement noted that 428,941 beneficiaries that have received money, 130,455 are from Katsina State.

7. After Much Pressure, Wike Releases 22 Exxon Mobil Staff

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has ordered the release of the 22 Staff of Exxon Mobil arrested for violating the State Executive Order restricting movement in the state.

Their release was made known on Sunday morning by the Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice of the State, Professor Zaccheus Adangor.

8. COVID-19: NCDC Backtracks, Denies Coronavirus Case In Ekiti

The Nigeria Center for Disease and Control (NCDC) has admitted error in confirming a new case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ekiti State.

Naija News recalls that the NCDC had on Saturday night confirmed forty-nine new cases of novel Coronavirus.

9. Why An Igbo Chief Of Staff Will Unite Nigeria – OYC

President Muhammadu Buhari has been called on by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council to appoint an Igbo as his new Chief of Staff.

OYC in a statement on Sunday, they described the death of Abba Kyari, as a “colossal loss”.

10. Coronavirus: Primate Ayodele Reveals More Prominent People Will Die

Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, the founder of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, has listed three things that must be done to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

According to Daily Sun, the cleric warned that the COVID-19 pandemic might not go away until next year, adding that more prominent people will die after contracting the Coronavirus.

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

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