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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, June 8th, 2020


AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today, Monday, June 8th, 2020.

1. COVID-19: Nigeria Records 260 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 260 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. 

2. Biafra: Presidency Attacks IPOB, Says Group Using Christianity To Wage War Against Nigeria

The Nigerian Government has accused the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) of using false allegations of persecution of Christians against the Nigerian State.

3. MTN Accused Of Paying Al-Qaeda, Taliban For Protection

New allegations have been brought against MTN Group following U.S-based law firms stating that MTN Group aided militant groups in Afghanistan and paid protection money. The activities of the network provider were said to have violated the US Anti-Terrorism Act.

4. Rape: Make Stun Guns, Pepper Spray Legal For Women - Oluwo

Weighing in on the subject of rape that has suffused the media over the past few weeks, the Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has urged the Federal Government to make legal the use of pepper spray and stun guns for women to stave off rapists.

5. N-Power: Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs React To Reports Of Absorption Of Batch A Beneficiaries Into Civil Service

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has branded social media reports that President Muhammadu Buhari will on June 12 announce the absorption of N-Power Volunteers Batch A into the Federal Civil Service as fake news, AllNews reports.

6. Biafra: 'Yoruba Ronu', IPOB's Nnamdi Kanu Tells Children Of Oduduwa

Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has urged the Yoruba ethnic group of Nigeria to 'think deeply', AllNews reports.

7. Trump Orders Retreat Of National Guards From Streets In Washington

In a tweet on Sunday, US President Donald Trump has ordered the commencement of the withdrawal of troops of the National Guards from Washington streets.

8. FG To Tax Netflix, Facebook, Others As Coronavirus Hits Nigeria's Revenue Sources

The Federal Government has concluded plans to tax Netflix, Facebook, Amazon and many other foreign digital services. These companies have long been exempted from tax, but the government has widened its tax bracket to the digital platforms in order to expand its revenue generation.

9. 139 Trucks Of Grains, Other Relief Materials Dispatched To Katsina State

Thousands of relief materials have been dispatched to Katsina State by the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development.

10. 'AG Baby Has A Baby', Adekunle Gold Confirms Arrival Of Baby With 'Duduke' Singer, Simi

Afrobeats king, Adekunle Gold, has finally confirmed the arrival of his newborn with his wife and 'Duduke' singer, Simi.

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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