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Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday April 23rd, 2020


Allnews Nigeria brings you compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Thursday, April 23rd, 2020.

1. Nigeria Records 91 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Now 873

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night announced 91 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. 

2. No Proof Of COVID-19 Transmission Through Sex - PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Coronavirus, on Wednesday, said that there is currently no proof that coronavirus can be transmitted through sex.

3. El-Rufai Reveals What His Family Went Through While He Battled Coronavirus

The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, on Wednesday recovered from a COVID-19 infection nearly after four weeks of being in isolation receiving treatment.

4. Abba Kyari: APC Chairmen Recommend How Buhari’s Next Chief of Staff Should Emerge


The Forum of State Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has asked the ruling party’s national hierarchy to recommend a new chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari to fill the vacuum created by the death of Abba Kyari, the erstwhile occupant of the office.

5. IPOB's Nnamdi Kanu Accuses Nigeria President Of Hiding Away From Media

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has accused Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari of 'hiding away from the public' because he is a 'doppelgänger'.

6. Sanwo-olu, Police Under Fire for Arresting Pastor, Other Anti-China Protesters In Lagos

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, Wednesday carpeted the Lagos State Government for the arraignment  of the General Overseer of Resurrection Praise Ministries for Africa alias Jehovah Sharp Sharp, Archbishop Samson Benjamin for reportedly violating its lockdown order only because he led protesters to the Chinese Embassy in Lagos to demonstrate against the maltreatment of Africans in China. 

7. Inflation Rises To 12.16% In March - NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation, increased by 12.26 per cent year-on-year in March.

8. Coronavirus: Lagos Raises Hazard Allowance Of Health Workers In The State by 400%

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved a 400 per cent increment in the hazard allowance for all Health Officers in Lagos State from N5,000 (Five Thousand Naira) to N25,000 (Twenty Five Thousand Naira) for the month of April 2020. 

9. 'I Have Nothing Against Oliseh' - Enyeama

Former Super Eagles of Nigeria captain, Vincent Enyeama, has revealed that he holds no grudge against former national team manager, Sunday Oliseh, despite being unceremoniously exited from the national team five years ago.

10. COVID-19: Nigerian Comedian Donates Mansion For Use As Isolation Centre

With the increasing rates of coronavirus spread across the country, Nigerian stand-up comedian, Francis Agoda, better known as I Go Dye, has donated his mansion for an isolation centre.

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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