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Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, May 7th, 2020


Allnews Nigeria brings you compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Thursday, May 7th, 2020.

1. Coronavirus: Nigeria Records 195 New Cases As It Enters Day-3 Of Easing Lockdown

As Nigeria enter Day-3 of easing its lockdown, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that the country recorded 195 new cases of Coronavirus, taking the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 3145.

2. Coronavirus: FG Extends Ban On Local, International Flights

The federal government has announced the extension of the ban imposed on local and international flights by four weeks.

3. Ooni Reacts to Alleged Involvement in Illegal Mining

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has denied any involvement with illegal miners in Osun state. 

4. Lady Delivers Baby Inside Aircraft Conveying Nigerians from UAE

During the repatriation of some Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday, a Nigerian woman, Kafayat Amusan, was delivered of a baby boy. 

5. Two Herders Jailed For Open Grazing In Benue State

A Chief Magistrate of the Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court in Benue State, Isaac Ajim, on Monday, sentenced two herders to one-year imprisonment. 

6. Ohanaeze Speaks On Appointing Gowon To Negotiate For Igbo Presidency In 2023

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Wednesday denied the claim that it appointed former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd) to negotiate on its behalf for Nigeria to have a President of Igbo extraction come 2023.

7. Some Nigerians Want To Drag Buhari By The Nose - Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has chided Nigerians who are still pestering his principal for a presidential media chat after his previous broadcasts on the Coronavirus pandemic.

8. How Restructuring Would Have Saved Nigeria From Coronavirus Mess - Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo, Pogu

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, SMBLF, has pointed out that Nigeria would not have been in the current mess caused by the Coronavirus pandemic if there were federating units operating true federalism, which is basically what the restructuring being championed for is all about.

9. Oil Price Crash: FG Cut Oil Benchmark For 2020 Budget For The Second Time

The Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed has revealed that for the second time this year, the Federal Government has cut the 2020 budget oil benchmark, as COVID-19 outbreak continues to negatively impact the economy and oil market.

10. Nigeria Finally Receives $3.4bn IMF Loan, Largest COVID-19 Relief Fund In Africa

The Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, said Nigeria has received the $3.4 billion financing assistance it requested in April.

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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