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Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, June 27th, 2020


AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today, Saturday, June 27th, 2020.

1. COVID-19: 684 New Coronavirus Cases Recorded

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced, in its daily report, that Nigeria has recorded 684 fresh coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.

2. Ajimobi Died Of COVID-19 Complications - Lagos State

The Lagos State Government on Friday disclosed that the former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, died of complications from the coronavirus disease.

3. PDP Mocks APC's Illegal NEC Meeting, Calls Usage Of FEC Chambers Double Standard

The main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described as illegal, the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC). 

4. APC Crisis: Buhari Happy About One Less Distraction - Bagudu Replies Pro-Oshiomhole Group

The Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, on Friday disclosed that the National Executive Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) did no wrong by dissolving the party’s National Working Committee and putting in place a caretaker committee.

5. CBN Reacts To Alleged Flight Violation By Its Governor, Godwin Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has responded to allegations made against the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele. Recall that the governor was recently accused of violating President Muhammadu Buhari's flight ban after secretly flying out his wife and children out of Nigeria on a trip cost N3.8 million per hour.

6. COVID-19: Young Oyo Commissioner Seun Fakorede Speaks After Testing Positive

Seun Fakorede, the commissioner for youth development and sports in Oyo state says "there’s no cause for any panic" after it emerged on Friday that he had tested positive for the dreaded Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

7. DSTV Must Stop Cheating Nigerians, Begin Pay-As-You-Go Subscription - Reps Insist

The House of Representatives has begun probing South African Digital Satellite Television, MultiChoice, owners of DSTV and GOTV, for cheating its Nigerian subscribers by restricting them to prepaid plans instead of the pay-per-view that obtains elsewhere

8. CBN Claims N49bn Out Of N50bn COVID-19 Loan Disbursed To Households, Small Businesses

Out of the N50 billion loan set aside for households and small businesses, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said over N49 billion has been disbursed already. This comes a month after NIRSAL Microfinance Bank said most of the funds haven't been disbursed due to the inability of loan applicants to provide guarantors.

9. Despite Proof, Cross River Govt Denies COVID-19 Case

The Government of Cross River maintains that the state has no coronavirus case, despite the memo sent out by the Chief Medical Director of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), stating that a patient had tested positive for the virus.

10. Police Interrogate D'Banj Over Rape Allegation

An Assistant Commissioner of Police at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), Garki in Abuja has quizzed Nigerian singer D’banj over rape allegations against him.

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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