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Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday April 16th, 2020


Allnews Nigeria brings you compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Thursday, April 16th, 2020.

1. COVID-19: Nigeria Records 407 Cases, 12 Deaths

The total number of recorded coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 407 after thirty-four new cases were confirmed.

2. COVID-19: Interpol Uncovers, Traces €1.5m Face Masks Scam To Nigeria

Against the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic and the demand for face masks, the International Criminal Police Organisation, Interpol, says it has uncovered a fraudulent scheme involving face masks to the tune of €1.5 million running across three countries, with part of the money headed to Nigeria.

3. Lockdown Palliatives: FG Exempts Nigerians With Over N5,000 In Bank Accounts

The Federal Government has said that citizens with more than N5,000 in their bank accounts will not benefit from its palliatives intended to mitigate the challenges posed by coronavirus lockdown.

4. Fire Guts CAC Headquarters In Abuja

The headquarters of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Abuja was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

5. COVID-19: Lagos Records Another Death As Kano Confirms Five New Coronavirus Cases

Barely 24 hours after the sixth casualty in the state was recorded, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the death of another COVID-19 related patient.

6. N-Power: In Nigeria, Buhari's Minister Keeps Announcing 'Audio Payment'

Beneficiaries of the Nigerian government's N-Power scheme are still lamenting the non-payment of their March stipend as Sadiya Farouq, the country's Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, emptily claimed payment has begun, Allnews reports.

7. Security Agents Kill More Nigerians Than COVID-19 While Enforcing Lockdown [Read Breakdown]

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has disclosed that security operatives have killed 18 Nigerians since the enforcement of lockdown orders over the coronavirus pandemic; these killings are higher than the death-toll from the virus for which President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the restriction of movements in parts of the country.

8. Covid-19: Katsina State Gets Another Isolation Centre

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the National Lottery Trust Fund has granted Katsina state government a fully-equipped Isolation Centre.

9. Ogun State: Lockdown Relaxation To Be Suspended On Friday

The Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, said that the relaxation of the state's lockdown from 7 am to 2 pm will be suspended on Friday.

10. Why I Wore G-String In My Music Video - Brymo

Nigerian singer Olawale Oloforo, better known as Brymo, who stunned many of his fans by wearing G-string in his 2018 music video “Heya” has explained the reason for his action.

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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