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Check Out Top Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday April 15th, 2020


Allnews Nigeria brings you compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Wednesday, April 15th, 2020.

1. COVID-19: Nigeria's Total Recorded Cases Hit 362

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday revealed that Nigeria has recorded 19 new cases of coronavirus in five states.

2. Osun Governor Oyetola Extends Lockdown By 14 Days

Osun state governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has extended the lockdown in the state by another fourteen days in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19. 

3. Coronavirus: Using Private Donations To Provide Palliative Impossible - FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the private donations made by private individuals to fight against coronavirus cannot be used to provide palliatives during the lockdown.

4. Coronavirus: Nigerians Ask Buhari To Pay Them Via BVN As Lockdown Continues

Nigerians on social media are asking President Muhammadu Buhari's government to sanction payment to them via the Bank Verification Number (BVN).

5. Coronavirus: Chinese Communist Party Taking Over Nigeria, Nnamdi Kanu Alleges

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday accused the Chinese Communist Party, the ruling political party of the People's Republic of China, of wanting to 'take over Nigeria', Allnews reports.

6. N-Power: Minister Farouq Confirms When March Stipend Will Be Paid

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Tuesday said all N-Power beneficiaries in the country would get bank alerts for their March stipend from Tuesday.

7. EU Donates N21 Billion For Fight Against Coronavirus In Nigeria

The European Union (EU) on Tuesday donated a sum of 50 million Euros (N21 billion) for the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

8. JAMB 2020: Board Speaks On UTME Cut-Off Marks, 'Score Upgrade'

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned candidates and parents to disregard cut-off marks currently in circulation regarding the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Allnews reports.

9. "Publish List Of 2.6m Households Benefiting From FG's Palliatives" - PDP Challenges Buhari

The People's Democratic Party (PDP), in its reaction to the extension of lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja, challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to publish the list of those receiving palliatives from the government. 

10. Lagos, Ogun Unrest: Questions About Amotekun’s Response Finally Answered As DAWN Speaks

Against the backcloth of the increasing criminality in parts of Lagos, Ogun and Oyo states experiencing COVID-19 lockdown, the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN, Commission has given reasons why the Western Nigeria Security Network, otherwise called Operation Amotekun, has not taken off in the six Southwest states.

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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