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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, June 17th, 2020


AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today, Wednesday, June 17th, 2020.

1. Nigeria Records 16 COVID-19 Deaths In 24-Hours, As UK-funded Drug "Dexamethasone" Cures Virus

Today, Nigeria recorded 16 COVID-19 deaths, while 490 new coronavirus confirmed cases were recorded in 16 states according to data from Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC). This takes the total confirmed COVID-19 cases to 17,148  since the virus was first detected in the country in late February this year.

2. Oshiomhole Remains Suspended As APC Chairman - Court Of Appeal

A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal in Abuja led by Justice Eunice Onyemanam has upheld the suspension of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole. 

3. Ondo Initiates Tax Relief For State-based Companies, Residents

Taxpayers and companies in Ondo State have been given some tax relief in order for them to be able to withstand the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on their livelihoods and businesses within the state. Many households and companies have been adversely affected by the lockdown measures adopted to curb the coronavirus from spreading.

4. Katsina Youths Protest Insecurity In Northwest, Demand Buhari's Resignation

Hundreds of Katsina youths on Tuesday embarked on a peaceful protest, calling for the immediate resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari if he cannot arrest the deteriorating security challenges bedeviling the North-west region and Katsina State in particular.

5. Thank Your Stars We Are Operating Democracy, Presidency Replies Northern Groups

The Federal government has said that the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) should their stars following the statement it made on Democracy Day regarding Muhammadu Buhari

6. Confusion In Aso Rock As President Buhari 'Sacks And Unsacks' NBET's Marilyn Amobi

There's confusion in Aso Rock as President Muhammadu Buhari approved two different letters requesting for the Managing Director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company (NBET), Marilyn Amobi, to be sacked and not be sacked. The Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed, and the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman had taken different sides and solicited for the approval of President Buhari.

7. Coronavirus: No Church, Mosque Services Until Further Notice - Sanwo-Olu

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has suspended the reopening of worship centres till further notice.

8. COVID-19: Lagos Leads As 1,049 Domestic Violence Cases Reported In 2 Months

A report by Kimpact Development Initiative (KDI), through its Violence Tracker, shows that 1,049 domestic violence cases have been documented during the lockdown imposed on states to curtail the spread of COVID-19.

9. JAMB Announces Cut-Off Marks for 2020 Admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved 160 and above as the cut-off mark into public varsities.

10. Marcus Rashford Sends Brilliant Message To UK MPs After Govt Makes U-Turn On School Meals

Manchester United star, Marcus Rashford, has told the United Kingdom's Member of Parliaments (MPs) that his recent food voucher campaign was not about him, but "a cry out of help from vulnerable parents".

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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