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Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, June


AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today, Monday, June 22nd, 2020.

1. COVID-19: Nigeria Records 436 New Coronavirus Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 436 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. 

2. Tussle: Ondo State Deputy Gov Barred From Leaving Premises By CP

The Ondo State Government House saw a brief drama, as the state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, in the retinue of other police officers, barred the Deputy Governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi, from leaving his official quarters in the premises of the government house.

3. CUPP's Ikenga: We Will Mobilise Two Million Nigerians To Occupy The Streets - South East Youth Leaders

The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL),  the umbrella body of all the youth organizations in the South East zone, has condemned the unlawful arrest of the spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) Barr. Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere by the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja. 

4. Lagos-Ibadan: Fire Explosion Traps Road Users

A tanker explosion at the Kara area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway has left travelers stuck on the bridge.

5. Debt: Nigeria Reveals Plan To Prevent China From Taking Over Infrastructures

Weeks after AllNews reported that Nigeria is at risk of losing key infrastructures to China if it hits a debt default on repayment to the Asian country, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has revealed that Nigeria has a plan for debt payment and disclosed the actually amount Nigeria owes to China.

6. Delta State SSG, Commissioner Test Positive For COVID-19

The Secretary to the State Government of Delta State, Mr. Chiedu Ebie and the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, have tested positive for COVID19.

7. COVID-19: SERAP Sues Health Minister, NCDC DG Over Lack Of Transparency

Human rights group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has taken legal action against the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, and the Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, for “their failure to account for the public funds and other resources so far spent and used to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria.”

8. WTO Defends Okonjo-Iweala's Nomination, Snubs African Union, Egypt Protest

The World Trade Organisation  (WTO) has stated that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is still eligible to contest for the WTO Director General's office despite the African Union disqualifying her nomination to represent Nigeria. AllNews had reported that AU condemned Nigeri for violating its rules after replacing its initial candidate with Okonjo-Iweala.

9. Nigerian High Commission Staff Quarters In Ghana Demolished By Businessman

A part of the staff quarters at the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana has been pulled down.

10. Everton vs Liverpool: Klopp Concedes EPL Champions-Elect Were 'Lucky' Following Flurry Of Late Chances For Toffees

In the English Premier League (EPL), Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp admits his side were "lucky" as Everton had a flurry of late chances but the Merseyside derby finishes goalless at Goodison Park on Sunday, AllNews reports.

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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