Allnews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Thursday, May 14th, 2020.
Nigeria’s tally of confirmed recoveries of Coronavirus disease (COVID- 19) rose to 1, 000 on Wednesday with 111 more persons discharged as reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The Lagos State Government has announced the discharge of 26 new COVID-19 patients in the state.
Some Nigerians on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, are averse to the Lagos Government's speculated plan to announce another lockdown in the state following a poll on its official account.
It has now become official that former Minister of External Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Gambari has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as his new Chief of Staff.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Paul Ikonne as the new Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA).
The Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 has sounded an alarm over the unhealthy practice of some Nigerians who pick face masks from refuse dumps for re-sell, warning that such a practice would worsen the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Some prominent Nigerians have reacted to the appointment of a retired diplomat, Ibrahim Gambari, as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
A former Vice-President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, President Muhammadu Buhari's new Chief of Staff (CoS).
The former Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, has stated that the oil and gas industry has its disadvantages as it distracts Nigerians who are looking for quick oil money. He said the COVID-19 impact on the oil industry has given Nigeria time to refocus as there's a need to get people back to the farm.
Over 100 contract workers have lost their jobs at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Their contract was terminated after NNPC disengaged the contractor firms that provide the workers for labour. The retrenchment comes at a period NNPC moves to rehabilitate its refineries as it failed to produce PMS (Fuel) in eight months.
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