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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Friday, May 15th, 2020


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

1. COVID-19: NCDC Announces 198 New Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. (NCDC) on Thursday announced 198 new cases of coronavirus in the country as Nigeria's cases reach 5, 162. 

2. Cause of Mysterious Deaths in Kano Still Unknown - Health Minister

The minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, has said the cause of the mysterious deaths in Kano state as well other northern states is yet unknown. 

3. Africa Has Escaped Worst Health Consequences of COVID-19 - Obasanjo, Boshe

Nigeria’s former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and ex-Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Desalegn Boshe, on Thursday, observed that Africa has so far escaped the worst health consequences of the COVID-19 but risks being beaten by the economic fallout of the pandemic.

4. Insecurity: President Buhari Meets With Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

5. Hanan Buhari: Court Awards N10 Million Against DSS For Illegal Detention Of Anthony Okolie

A Federal High Court in Asaba, Delta State, has awarded the sum of N10 Million against the Department of State Services (DSS), for illegally detaining Anthony Okolie for 10 weeks. 

6. What Gov. Wike Told PDP's New Rivers State Executive Council During Inauguration (Photos)

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has called on the new executives of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to work towards consolidating the gains of the immediate past executive led by Felix Obuah.

7. Nigeria Governors Take Strong Position On Gbajabiamila’s Infectious Diseases Bill [Full Speech]

Governors of the 36 states under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, have criticised the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, sponsored by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, calling for the proposed legislation to be stepped down.

8. Lagos Discharges 13 New COVID-19 Patients

The Lagos State government on Thursday announced the discharge of 13 new COVID-19 patients. 

9. Nigeria's External Reserves Increase By $1.36 billion In 13 Days Amidst Forex Crisis

Nigeria's external reserves increased by $1.36 billion in 13 days despite the foreign exchange crisis being experienced due to the economic fallout of COVID-19 and the crash of oil prices in the global market. The increase had occurred amidst the pandemic that has affected cross-border business activities.

10. Five Soldiers Killed By Gunmen In Northeast

Five soldiers have been killed by jihadists during an attack on an outpost in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria, sources in the army have disclosed.

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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