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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, May 23rd, 2020


AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Saturday, May 23rd, 2020.

1. COVID-19: Nigeria Records 245 Fresh Coronavirus Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday announced 245 new COVID-19 cases in the country. 

2. COVID-19: How Buhari Will Celebrate Eid-el-Fitr - Presidency

Consistent with protocols put in place to curb the Coronavirus spread, President Muhammadu Buhari will be observing Eid-el-Fitr at home with his family without welcoming those who call at the Aso Villa to pay the customary Sallah homage. 

3. 2020 Eid-El-Fitr: IGP Warns Against Mass Socio-Religious Gatherings

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed  Adamu, has warned Muslim Faithful against socio-religious gatherings during the 2020 Eid-El-Fitr celebration. 

4. COVID-19: CCECC Hints On Mandate Of Chinese Medical Experts In Nigeria

The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, CCECC, says the visiting Chinese medical team has been carrying out its “assigned mission” which does not cover treating COVID-19 patients in Nigeria. 

5. Traditional Rulers React To Operation Delta Hawks, List Atrocities Of Killer Herdsmen

Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers has lamented that their kingdoms were under siege by criminal elements suspected to be armed herdsmen, who have established camps in far away bushes from where they launch attacks on their subjects.

6. Biafrans Are Ready! IPOB's Nnamdi Kanu Declares

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Friday, declared his outlawed group's readiness to secede from Nigeria, AllNews reports.

7. Imo Governor Stops Pensions For Former Governors, Others

Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, has signed into law bill repealing pensions, gratuities for former governors, former deputy governors, former speakers and deputy speakers.

8. Lagos State Cuts 2020 Budget To N920.5 billion, Deficit Increased By 11%

The coronavirus outbreak has forced the Lagos State Government to toll the line of the Federal Government by cutting its 2020 Budget. The budget which was pegged at N1.169 trillion has now been reduced to N920.5 billion. This represents a 21 per cent cut, while the budget deficit increased by 11 per cent.

9. Revised 2020 Budget: Lawmakers Breach Legislative Procedure As FG Moves To Avoid Confrontation

The National Assembly has breached its legislative procedure after it engaged the Federal Government on the revised 2020 budget before submission to the chamber. According to reports, the National Assembly and FG are deliberating to avoid the usual confrontation that trails the budget submission.

10. BBNaija 2020: How Reality Show Will Run Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Following series of questions concerning how the 2020 edition of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) aims to commence amidst COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers have expressed its readiness to ensure conformity with guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

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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