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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, May 18th, 2020


AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Monday, May 18th, 2020.

1. Nigeria Records 338 New COVID-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 338 new coronavirus cases in the country. 

2. President Buhari Renews Tenure Of Director-General of the Budget Office, Benjamin Akabueze

Benjamin Akabueze, the Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, will head the Budget Office of Nigeria for a second term after his appointment was renewed today by President Muhammadu Buhari.

3. Coronavirus: Lagos To Begin Chloroquine Trial This Week

The Lagos State Government through the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, has announced the trial of chloroquine in the treatment of coronavirus, as approved by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

4. Coronavirus: Akwa Ibom Rejects Ten Vehicles Donated By ExxonMobil

Ten vehicles donated by ExxonMobil to Akwa Ibom State for contact tracing of COVID-19 suspected cases have been rejected by the State Government.

5. Foreign Airline Caught Operating Commercial Service In Nigeria Despite Ban On Flight Operation

Flair Aviation, a foreign airline, has been caught operating commercial services in Nigeria despite a ban on commercial operation in the country's aviation industry following a lockdown directive from President Muhammadu Buhari.

6. Nigeria's Refineries Record A Loss Of N18.96 Billion In Two Months

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that Nigeria's refineries recorded a loss of N18.96 billion in two months despite having a combined installed capacity of 445,000 barrels per day.

7. Gun Battle: Police, Vigilante Kill 9 Armed Bandits In Niger State

The Police and local vigilante in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger state have confirmed to death of nine armed bandits killed after a gun battle.

8. Antitrust Group Demands Probe Of Giphy's Acquisition By Facebook, Wants Deal Blocked

Hours after Facebook announced that it has acquired animated image sharing website, Giphy, an antitrust group in United State have called for an investigation of the acquisition and request that the deal be blocked in order to prevent Facebook from becoming more powerful.

9. COVID-19: 2020 Nigeria Open Cancelled, LOC Plans Alternate Tournament

The global pandemic, COVID-19, has forced the Local Organising Committee (LOC) and the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) to cancel the 2020 edition of the Challenge Plus Nigeria Open scheduled for August 18 to 22, 2020.

10. Watch: Moment Ned Nwoko Spoon-Feeds Regina Daniels

Although there have been many controversies surrounding the union between Nollywood screen diva, Regina Daniels and her Delta state senator Ned Nwoko, their love seems to be booming as the day goes by.

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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