AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Thursday, May 21st, 2020.
Nigeria on Wednesday announced that the country’s death toll from the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 200.
The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has asked state governments to consider giving palliatives to imams and pastors to cushion the effect of COVID-19 measures on them, adding that such gesture will address the agitation to reopen churches and mosques.
The National Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Uche Achi-Okpaga, has said that the recent moves by governors of states in the northern region, in their removal of Almajirai from their states, is a way of shifting the "burden to other places where people have been able to mind their business."
Two hundred and ninety-two Nigerians in Saudi Arabia have been evacuated to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
A fire broke out at the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) headquarters in Abuja.
The Nigerian Senate was on Tuesday shocked when it was told that over 5,000 Nigerians in troubled parts of Sokoto State have relocated to the Republic of Nigér and that Nigerien army now protects Sokoto residents while Nigerian troops purportedly look the other way.
The Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 Tuesday explained that the extension of the gradual easing of the lockdown was to provide Nigerians an opportunity to start adjusting to the new life with COVID-1
Deputy National Chairman, North, of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Sen. Lawal Shuaibu has lamented what he described as the growing resort to illegalities by the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, warning that with the way the party is being managed, there is a high possibility of it losing Ondo and Edo states to the opposition.
Amidst the coronavirus outbreak, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) made N50 billion available for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and households in need of loans, but accessing the credit has been a problem for many. The NIRSAL Microfinance Bank Ltd, which is in charge of the N50 billion loan, has now disclosed reasons SMEs are having difficulty obtaining the said loan.
The organisers of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality TV show have hinted that the 2020 edition of the programme would air despite the global outbreak of COVID-19.
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