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Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, Jun

AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today, Wednesday, June 24th, 2020.

1. Nigeria Record 8 Deaths In 24-hours As COVID-19 Cases Surpass 21,000

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.

2. Sweet Sunshine: Vitamin D Discovered In Oyo To Reduce COVID-19 Severity, Deaths

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.

3. President Buhari Criticises UEMOA Zone For Decision To Adopt Eco

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.

4. Police Clarify Reported Seal-Off Of APC Secretariat

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.

5. COVID-19: Jaiz Bank Shuts Down Branch As Staff Gets Infected, Customers In Fear

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.

6. South East Youth Leaders Commend Judiciary Over Release Of CUPP's Ikenga

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. 

7. EFCC To Launch Probe Into Corruption Charges Against Obasa

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.

8. First Bank, Access Bank, Others Raise Alarm As Fraudsters Attack Customers

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.

9. Updated: COVID-19: 13 Imo State House Of Assembly Members Test Positive

13 members of the Imo state House of Assembly have tested positive for Coronavirus.

10. EPL: Nigeria's Ndidi Eyes 2020-21 UEFA Champions League (Video)

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.

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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