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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

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AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Tuesday, May 19th, 2020.

1. COVID-19: See Breakdown By States As Nigeria's Total Cases Surpass 6000

The Nigeria Centre for disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night announced 216 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.

2. Buhari Extends Lockdown Easing For Two Weeks

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the gradual ease of lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos and Ogun states by two weeks. 

3. COVID-19: President Buhari Urges Governors To Work Closely With PTF

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged governors to work closely with the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, to bring about better harmony in the fight against the pandemic. 

4. COVID-19: Some Nigerians Want Lockdown To Continue - Lai Mohammed Presents Poll Results

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has presented recent outcome of the NOI Polls which indicated that whereas 57 per cent of Nigerians support easing of the lockdown imposed to contain Coronavirus spread, 29 per cent others want restriction of movement to remain. 

5. COVID-19: Chinese Medics' Whereabouts Finally Confirmed Following PDP's Ultimatum

Following the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) demand for the federal government to declare the whereabouts of the 15-member team of Chinese medics who entered Nigeria to help tame the spread of Coronavirus, the medical experts were on Monday said to have been with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, CCECC.

6. P&ID: Nigeria Obtains U.S Court Order To Access VR Capital Group Documents In $9.8bn Lawsuit

The Nigerian government has received a court order from a United States court to obtain documents from VR Capital Group Ltd, which will enable Nigeria access to records believed to have been destroyed by Process & Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID). The document is vital to Nigeria's plan to overturn the $9.8 billion arbitration award won by P&ID, but VR Capital Group can still seek to quash the ruling.

7. No Coronavirus In Nigeria, Govt Only Looting Funds - Pastor Ibiyeomie

With rising numbers of coronavirus cases in the country, pastor David Ibiyeomie of Salvation Ministries has claimed that the pandemic is not in Nigeria.

8. UK Authority Sanctions Loveworld TV Over Oyakhilome’s Claims On COVID-19

United Kingdom's broadcast regulator, Ofcom has sanctioned Loveworld Television Network, a station owned by the church overseen by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, and is now considering further penalties. 

9. GTBank Suspends Naira Payment For Foreign Transaction With Naira Debit Cards

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) is no longer accepting naira payment for foreign transactions. GTBank suspended the transfer of funds in naira on its Naira Debit Cards, demanding that its customers in Nigeria pay in the currency of the foreign destination.

10. Manufacturers List Demands FG Must Adopt To Get Economy Back On Track

In order to get the Nigerian economy back on track amidst the coronavirus outbreak, manufacturers and other business owners in Nigeria have tabled their demands to the Federal Government. The various demands were contained in the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (LCCI) COVID-19 Impact Report Survey.

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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