Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced new 87 cases of Coronavirus In Nigeria, 33 In Lagos. Naija News reports that the confirmed that Nigeria has recorded 87 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Saturday evening, April 25.
A Regional Manager with First Bank PLC in Kano, northern Nigeria, Abdullahi Lawal, has died of a suspected case of Coronavirus (COVID -19). Naija News reports that family sources said the deceased Nigerian banker took ill on Friday and was first put on admission at a private clinic in Kano from where he was referred to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.
74 new cases of the coronavirus infection has been confirmed by the Kano State Government. The state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje disclosed this during an interview on Saturday where he disclosed that a total of 489 samples were tested out of which 74 tested positive.
The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu alongside his personal aides have carried out tests for the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). Naija News reports that this was done as a precaution after the death of his Chief Security Officer (CSO), Lateef Raheem.
Lagos State has recorded another Coronavirus death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the state to 19. Naija News reports that the Lagos State Health Ministry announced this on Saturday, April 25 via its official Twitter account.
The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Mr Taiwo Akerele, has resigned from his position. Naija News gathered his resignation was connected to the dispute between the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and Obaseki.
President, Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman has told the federal government of Nigeria to allow pastors access the various COVID-19 isolation centres in the country and heal affected persons. The clergyman who made the offer said pastors who possess the gift of healing should be given access to the centres so as to minister healing to infected persons through prayers.
The death of an economic icon, Professor Ibrahim Ayagi; professor of physiology, professor Aliyu Abdullahi Umar Dikko; the regional director of First Bank in Kano, Abdullahi Lawal; former managing director (MD) of the defunct Continental Merchant Bank; and Mallam Musa Ahmad Tijjani, former editor-in-chief of the newspapers Leadership Sunday and Triumph, as well as four other famous figures died from a brief illness which is not necessarily linked to the deadly pandemic. It was concluded that quite a few suspects that prominent figures, who have just died, may have succumbed to the strange disease as there was no evidence that they had been tested for coronavirus since the test centre. Covid-19 in Kano were closed without a definite date for the resumption of the test in the most populous state of Nigeria.
Chelsea have triggered the option to extend France striker Olivier Giroud’s contract by a year until June 2021, a source said Saturday. Giroud, 33, signed for Chelsea in winter 2018 from cross-city rivals Arsenal.
Many films are on the program this May on Netflix, including All Day All Night, a social drama carried by Ashton Sanders and Jeffrey Wright. Who says “confinement” generally says more opportunities to watch movies. That’s good, Netflix is there. The most purist movie buffs will now find something to satisfy themselves on the platform of the American SVOD giant, since the latter, via a partnership with the distributor MK2, will offer, as of April 24, great films from the repertoire, starting with the works of François Truffaut. A month of May also provided with original Netflix films, including the drama All day All Night, available from the 1st of the month.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
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