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Nigeria News: Check Out Latest Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

 

AllNews Nigeria brings you top news compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper headlines online for today Wednesday, May 27th, 2020.

1. COVID-19 Death Toll Rises In Nigeria As Total Confirmed Cases Hit 8344

Coronavirus death toll increases in Nigeria after the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) reported that  total confirmed cases hit 8344. The NCDC announced that it recorded 276 new cases today, May 26, 2020, with death toll climbing 249.

2. COVID-19: LIRS Further Extends Deadline For Filing Of Annual Returns (See New Date)

Lagos State Government, in her continuous effort to provide the much needed relief to taxpayers and mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, has through the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) further extended the deadline for filing of Annual Tax Returns to June 30, 2020.

3. COVID-19: MURIC Demands Impeachment Of Governors Who Allowed Congregational Eid Prayers

The Director of Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, has claimed that governors who allowed congregational Eid prayers committed impeachable offences and should be impeached. 

4. Naira Depreciates Further Against Dollar, Hits N462 to $1

Today, the parallel segment of the foreign exchange market saw Naira depreciate against the dollar beyond the N460 to $1 recorded on Monday. On Tuesday, the Naira depreciated further to N462 to one dollar.

5. COVID-19: NCDC Releases List Of States With Highest Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has released the list of COVID-19 related deaths in affected states.

6. PDP: Buhari's Cabinet Has Become Cancerous, President Should Disband Dysfunctional FEC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has disclosed  that "the newly appointed Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, are said to be at each other’s throat, with the SGF reportedly querying the decision of the President to sack the former Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, Mr. Usman Mohammed". 

7. Nigeria's GDP Grew By 1.87% Y-O-Y, As Oil Sector Shake Off COVID-19, Oil Price War

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed in its first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) for 2020, that Nigeria’s gross domestic product grew by 1.87%(year-on-year) in real terms, while the performance for the first three months of 2020 showed a drop of 0.23% points compared to Q1 2019.

8. Bonga Crude Oil Export Terminal Shuts Down

The Bonga crude oil export terminal in Nigeria will be shut down due to routine maintenance. The shutdown is expected to last for two weeks before it begins operation again.

9. Customers Attack Sterling Bank After Offering To Help Struggling Artist, Cynthia Morgan

Sterling Bank is at it again, in the midst of the storm, but this time, their customers are attacking the bank. Sterling Bank's customers are criticising the bank and threatening to close their account for planning to use their money to fund the lifestyle of celebrity artist, Cynthia Morgan, who is struggling to revive her career.

10. Stella Damasus Believes COVID-19 Cure Is Coming From Africa

In commemoration of Africa Day, Nollywood screen goddess, Stella Damasus, says she believes that coronavirus cure will come from the continent.

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
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Gabriel Alabi is a graduate of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism, a certified digital...

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