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Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Friday April 17th, 2020


Allnews Nigeria brings you compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Friday, April 17th, 2020.

1. Coronavirus: Lagos Records 19 New Cases, Tally Now 442 In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday night confirmed 35 new coronavirus cases in the country. 

2. COVID-19: Woman In Abuja Isolation Centre Says She Has Not Received Any Treatment

A patient who is said to have been isolated since her return from the UK on the 22nd of March says that she has not being given any treatment since April 2 when she was conveyed to the facility at the Abuja Isolation Centre.

3. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Speaks On Tinubu Becoming President In 2023

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has asked his people to "think twice" about helping colossal Nigerian politician, Bola Ahmed Tinubu to power in 2023.

4. COVID-19: 90 Suspected Cases Of Virus In Abuja Test Negative

Ninety people who displayed symptoms of coronavirus have tested negative, this is according to the Administration of the Federal Capital Territory.

5. COVID-19: Virus Will Inevitably Spread To Every State In Nigeria - NCDC Boss

Speaking on the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Nigeria, the Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said that every Nigerian state will experience the virus.

6. Tinubu Reminds Buhari Govt Of History, Insists Nigerians Must Not Go Hungry Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has warned that history will not be kind to the federal government if it fails to protect citizens from hunger and disease during the current COVID-19 pandemic which has brought about a lockdown in parts of the country.

7. Coronavirus: Kano records First Death

In addition to the rising death toll in the country, Kano State has recorded its first death from the virus, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 21.

8. PDP Warns Of Something Worse Than Coronavirus

The main opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has warned that the economic crisis that may fall out from the COVID-19 pandemic may be worse than the effects of the deadly and dreaded virus.

9. Coronavirus Lockdown: Alibaba Sends Strong Message To Sanwo-Olu

Veteran comedian, Alibaba, has advised Lagos state governor, Babajide Sawo-Olu to apply strict measures in ensuring that residents obey the lockdown order.

10. Kwam1 Speaks On Alleged Sexual Relationship With Alaafin’s Youngest Wife, Olori Ajoke

Fuji maestro, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, Kwam1 De Ultimate has denied having a romantic relationship with Olori Badirat Ajoke, one of the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III.*

These are the top Nigerian newspaper headlines this morning. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for more latest news in Nigeria and around the world.

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