AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today, Wednesday, June 24th, 2020.
Within 24 hours, Nigeria recorded eight deaths, taking the number of deaths caused by COVID-19 within the country to 533. During the same period, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) also reported that Nigeria recorded 452 new confirmed cases of coronavirus.
The generous supply of sunshine in this part of the world may just be the reason why the novel Coronavirus is not wrecking as much damage on Nigerians as it has done to residents of other climes.
President Muhammadu Buhari has criticised the West African Monetary and Economic Union (UEMOA) for its decision to replace the CFA Franc with Eco - which is meant to be ECOWAS' single currency - without discussing with Nigeria. President Buhari stated that Nigeria is committed to the monetary Union, but African countries shouldn't ridicule themselves by entering a union only to disintegrate.
The Nigeria Police Force has refuted widespread media reports on Tuesday that a detachment of its officers sealed off the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja.
There is confusion in the air as Jaiz Bank staff - in its marketing department - developed COVID-19 symptoms at the Ikeja branch of the financial organisation. The development had led to the bank announcing that it is shutting its branch for two weeks as it doesn't know the extent at which the coronavirus has spread within the banking premises.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL), the umbrella body of all the youth organizations in the South East zone, has commended the judiciary for the unconditional release of the spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Barr. Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere.
After the Lagos State House of Assembly's Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, was cleared of funds misappropriation, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it would launch an investigation into the allegation.
First Bank, Access Bank and Fidelity Bank have raised alarm over increase in fraud activities, as fraudsters target their customers. The banks spoke of the alarming rate the fraudulent activity that has increased since the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Bank customers' ATM cards and BVN details have been the major target.
13 members of the Imo state House of Assembly have tested positive for Coronavirus.
Super Eagles of Nigeria and Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, is anxious to feature in next season's UEFA Champions League (UCL) with the English Premier League (EPL) club, AllNews reports.
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