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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, May 16th, 2020


AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Saturday, May 16th, 2020.

1. Lagos Records 179 New Coronavirus Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Friday announced 288 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. 

2. COVID-19: I’m Yet To See Documentary Evidence Of Any Test Result - Dokpesi Jnr

After recovering from COVID-19, the chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, says he can attest to improvement in his well-being even though he is yet to see evidence of his test result.

3. COVID-19: 'We Don't Provide Test Results To Individuals', NCDC Replies Dokpesi

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday said it only communicates COVID-19 results between states and testing laboratories.

4. N-Power April Stipend: Minister Farouq Reveals Time Payment Will Be Made

Nigeria's Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq has promised that her ministry will pay the monthly stipends of N-Power beneficiaries 'by early next week'.

5. Boko Haram Terrorists ‘Abandon 72 Family Members While Running’ From Troops

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has disclosed that suspected Boko Haram members, who fled following military offensives, abandoned 72 family members in Ngala, Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State.

6. Ondo State: Police Rescue Abducted Military Officer

The Ondo State police command has announced the release of Capt. D. L. Gana, attached to SVP 33 Brigade, Bauchi who was abducted on May 11, 2020.

7. COVID-19: Why I’d Be Happy If Nigerians Stopped Asking Me About Chinese Doctors - Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, stated that he would really be grateful if Nigerians stopped asking him about the whereabouts of the Chinese medical team that recently came into the country to help tackle the Coronavirus pandemic. 

8. Lagos State To Commence Home Distribution Of Food To Primary Pupils

The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) is set to kick-start the distribution of food to primary school pupils at home. 

9. THROWBACK: How $15, 000 Approved By AFN For Francis Obikwelu's Surgery Disappeared (Video)

Prior to his switch to the European nation, Obikwelu had already enjoyed quite a measure of success in Nigerian colours – he won a World Championship bronze medal in the 200m in Seville, Spain in 1999.u.

10. Bop Daddy: Falz Petitions Immigration Boss Over Transfer Of Officers Who Partook In Challenge

For some time now, the social media community has been buzzing after some officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) partook in the “Bop Daddy” challenge.

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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