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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Friday, May 29th, 2020

 

AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Friday, May 29th, 2020.

1. Nigeria Records 182 New Cases, Total Now 8,915

Nigeria COVID-19 toll hits 8,915 cases as the country records yet another 182 cases.

2. Obasanjo Breaks Silence On United States' Attempt To 'Ridicule' AfDB Over Adesina

Nigeria's former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the board of the African Development Bank, AfDB, to ignore calls by the United States for an independent investigation of the bank's President, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina.

3. How U.S Face-Off With Akinwumi Adesina Exposes Economic Slavery In AfDB

The United States has been pulling strings to back up its confrontation with the current President of African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and things are going its way. The AfDB bowing to pressure for an independent probe as demanded by the United States exposed the economic slavery former President of Nigeria, Shehu Shagari tried to prevent during his time as commissioner of finance in Nigeria.

4. Southern Kaduna: Nigerians Cry Out Over Recent Killings

Nigerians on social media are furious at the spate of attacks on innocent civilians witnessed in Southern Kaduna, North-West Nigeria.

5. Report Shows How North’s Insecurity Is Democratised, Ransom Collected By Kidnappers In Nigeria

Although Nigerians have been repeatedly told that no ransom was paid for the release of kidnap victims, a new report has disclosed that families and friends of such victims paid $18.34 million, translating to N7 billion, to secure the release of their loved ones between June 2011 and March 31, 2020.

6. Abiodun At 60: Your Courage Made You Win 2019 Governorship Election - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun's discipline, diligence and courage, graciously translated into him winning the 2019 governorship election in his state. 

7. Ijaws Are More Biafra Than Niger Delta - Minakobiribo

An activist, Engr Keribo Minakobiribo Wisdom, also known as Dodorima Biafra, on Wednesday faulted the posturing of Mrs Annikio Briggs and Alhaji Asari Dokubo on the authentic identity of the Ijaw nation by insisting that Ijaws are more of Biafra than the Niger Delta they want the tribe to be identified as. 

8. Biafra: IPOB's Nnamdi Kanu Takes Swipe At Gov. Obiano

The leader of the banned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, directed criticism towards Willie Obiano, the Governor of Anambra state for putting a barricade at the entrance of the River Niger bridge, AllNews reports.

9. CBN's MPC Cuts MPR To 12.5%

he monetary policy rate (MPR) has been reduced to 12.5% from 13.5% by the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) monetary policy committee. The cut comes amidst the economic fallout of COVID-19 and the projected recession set to hit Nigeria.

10. EPL: Date Finally Set For Premier League Restart

The English Premier League (EPL) season will restart on June 17, the BBC is reporting.

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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Gabriel Alabi
Gabriel Alabi

Gabriel Alabi is a graduate of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism, a certified digital...

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