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Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, May 2nd, 2020


Allnews Nigeria brings you compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Saturday, May 2nd, 2020.

1. Coronavirus: More Troubles As Kano Records 92 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, Nigeria's Tally Now 2170

Kano State on Friday recorded 92 new cases of coronavirus to take Nigeria's total confirmed cases to 2170. 

2. Dokpesi, Seven Family Members Test Positive For Coronavirus

Founder of DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi, and seven members of his family have tested positive for coronavirus pandemic.

3. Atiku Abubakar's Company, Gotel, Sacks 46 Employees On Workers' Day

Gotel Communication, one of the firms owned by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has reportedly sacked forty-six workers, joining the list of companies downsizing amidst the Coronavirus outbreak.

4. NCDC Currently Tracing 12,000 Coronavirus Contacts

Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has announced on Friday that the agency is tracing over 12,000 people who have had some form of contact with confirmed coronavirus cases.

5. WHO: 89 COVID-19 Vaccines Under Development Globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO)  Immunisation Team Lead, Dr. Fiona Braka, has said that there are 89 Covid-19 vaccines under development globally. 

6. Coronavirus: Lagos Releases Names Of Donors

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday released the names of individuals and corporate organisations that donated to the State Government towards the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

7. Coronavirus: Lagos Discharges 26 COVID-19 Patients

The Lagos State government on Friday announced that it had discharged 26 coronavirus patients from its Yaba and Onikan Isolation centres. 

8. Stop Being Gentleman, Confront Those Making You Scapegoat - IPOB Urges Jonathan

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has warned that he and members of his group will no longer tolerate the continued humiliation of former President Goodluck Jonathan, threatening that they would “bring down Nigeria” if the powers-that-be do not stop toying with former first lady, Patience.

9. Fresh Crisis Rocks PDP As Party Suspends Osun Chairman

From all indications, another crisis has erupted in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the suspension of Soji Adagunodo, the Osun State Chairman, Allnews reports.

10. Mass Sacking Looms At Access Bank As CEO Plans To Sack Workers, Cut Salary

Months after its Chief Executive Officer, Herbert Wigwe, donated N1 billion to the Coalition Against COVID-19 (Ca-COVID), Access Bank has announced that it can no longer afford the salary of its employees, hence, a need to sack some workers and cut salary, in order to remain operational.

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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