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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020


AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today, Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020.

1. Nigeria Confirms 241 New COVID-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday announced 241 new cases of COVOD-19 in the country. 

2. COVID-19: How Failure To Take Responsibility Made Lagos Govt Refuse Reopening Churches, Mosques


The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced that it has ruled out the immediate reopening of churches and mosques in the state, citing an Imam’s confession that “he doesn’t know what is going on at back immediately he is leading a prayer”.p

3. #JusticeForUwa: Senate Calls For Stiffer Punitive Measures For Rapists

Following the spate of rape cases in the country, the Nigerian Senate has called on relevant agencies in the country to employ stringent punitive measures for rapists.

4. #JusticeForUwa: IGP Orders Immediate Transfer Of Investigation To Abuja

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate transfer of the ongoing investigations into the inhuman sexual assault and death of Miss Vera Uwaila Omosuwa which occurred recently in Benin, Edo State from the Police State Headquarters, Benin to the Force headquarters, Abuja.

5. Kanu Laments As IPOB Members Contribute $143,000 ‘Against Fulani Jihadi Budget of $22bn’

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has maintained that he did not embezzle the group’s defence fundraising for Biafra, insisting that those peddling the rumour of its embezzlement are those expelled from the group in the United States.

6. Buhari Backs Embattled AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari has thrown his weight behind the embattled President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina. 

7. Rape/Police Brutality: Nigerian Celebrities Partake In #BlackTuesday

Some Nigerian celebrities have joined in #BlackTuesday, a campaign against police brutality and rape.

8. Lagos State: Fear As Local Government Chairman, SLG Die In The Space Of 10 Days

Local government workers in Agbado/Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) have been gripped with fear following the death of the Executive Chairman, Augustine Adeoye Arogundade. 

9. Majek Fashek: Obaseki, Festus Keyamo Mourn Reggae Legend

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and Minister of State, Labour & Employment, Festus Keyamo, have mourned Reggae music icon, Majek Fashek, who died at the age of 71.

10. Lagos Begins Health Scheme For Its Workers

In its commitment towards ensuring that all its workforce have access to good, quality and affordable healthcare, the Lagos State Government has commenced the Lagos State Health Scheme for its employees with effect from Ist June 2020. 


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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