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Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, May 6th, 2020


Allnews Nigeria brings you compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Wednesday, May 6th, 2020.

1. Coronavirus: Nigeria Records 148 New Cases As It Enters Day-2 Of Easing Lockdown

As Nigeria enter Day-2 of easing its lockdown, the Nigeria Cemter for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that the country recorded 146 new cases of Coronavirus, taking the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 2950.

2. Health Workers Treating COVID-19 Patients to Get N25,000 Daily Allowance in Kwara

The Kwara state government has announced that medical doctors and other categories of health workers at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19 in the state will be paid twenty-five thousand daily. 

3. Senate Demands Decentralization Of Police, Asks FG To Suspend 5G Deployment

As a way of better addressing the country’s problem of insecurity, the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly on Tuesday called for the de-centralization of the Nigeria Police Force and the introduction of community policing.

4. Abacha: Presidency Reacts To Return Of Stolen Millions From US

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the returned loot of former Nigerian military leader, General Sani Abacha has already been allocated for vital and decades-overdue infrastructure development'.

5. Lagos Discharges 60 COVID-19 Patients

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday set a record when it discharged 60 COVID-19 patients from the different isolation centres in the state. 

6. Senate To Probe 5G Deployment After Minister Of Coms. Isa Pantami Contradicts MTN Nigeria

The presence of 5G network in Nigeria is being probed by the Senate. The investigation into the next generation of network commenced after several claims that MTN Nigeria and other telecommunication companies had began to deploy 5G and it’s one of the reasons for coronavirus outbreak.

7. Union Bank Staff Dies From Coronavirus Complications

One of Union Bank staff has died due to Coronavirus complications, an internal memo from the Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Emeka Emuwa, revealed.

8. Nigerians To Pay More For Electricity As FG Plans To Increase Tariff

Nigerians should prepare to pay more for electricity next year as the Federal Government promised the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it will increase the current tariff to a much higher level.

9. Security Guard Kills 22-year-Old Man In Onitsha Over Face Mask

A security guard at the Coca-Cola market, Onitsha, Anambra State has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a 22-year-old man, Cletus Chisom, to death over face the use of mask. 

10. Nigeria Table Tennis Prince Relives African Games Feat

African Games table tennis champion, Olajide Omotayo, has said that winning the African Games title in Morocco in 2019 remains an unforgettable moment in his life.

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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