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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Wed, Nov 4, 2020

Welcome to the AllNews roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Wednesday, November 4th, 2020.

1. More Nigerians Are Selected For Erasmus Programme Amid COVID Pandemic

The European Union has disclosed that amid the coronavirus pandemic, member states continue to put student visas as a top priority, with more Nigerians selected for the Erasmus programme.

The move has been described as the underlining of "the essential relations between the union and Nigeria," by the EU Ambassador, Ketil Karlsen. Read more here.

2. 'All Corps members To Take COVID-19 Test' - NCDC DG

As orientation camps of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) open, amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that it will test all corps members to ensure that the camp is kept "safe".

This was disclosed by the Director-General of the centre, Chikwe Ihekweazu, during a briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja. Read more here.

3. Trump Appreciates Nigerian Supporters, Describes It As 'A Great Honour'

Amidst the US Presidential election, Nigerian supporters of incumbent President Donald Trump have taken out time to express their support for Trump at a rally in what Trump described as "a great honour".

Trump took to Twitter to show appreciation for the performers, tweeting, “A parade for me in Nigeria, a great honour.” Read more here.

4. Nigerian Embassy In Hungary Owes Rent, Landlord Threatens Evacuation Of Staff

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said that landlord of the building housing the Nigerian Embassy in Hungary is threatening to "throw them out".

This was disclosed Tuesday by the minister during a 2021 budget defence of the ministry in Abuja. Read more here.

5. Lekki Shooting: Falz Reacts To Conflicting Statements, Says Govt. Embarrassing Itself

Nigerian star rapper Folarin "Falz" Falana has slammed the government over Conflicting reports on the Gunfire opened on Lekki #EndSars protesters.

AllNews earlier reported that the protesters at the Lekki tollgate came under heavy gunfireshortly after the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced a 24-hour curfew, due to perceived violence on Tuesday, October 20. Read more here.

6. Sanwo-Olu Receives IGP Adamu Over Coordinated Arson In Lagos


It was the first time the number one police officer in the country would be visiting Lagos after a nationwide youth demonstration against human rights violations and brutality committed by the disbanded officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Read more here.

7. COVID-19: Lagos At Risk Of Another Lockdown- Health Commissioner Warns

The Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Akin Abayomi has warned that the state is at risk of another Lockdown due to disregard of COVID-19 Saftey guidelines by Lagosian.

Issuing this warning in a statement on Tuesday, Abayomi pointed out the need for strict adherence to listed measures against COVID-19 infection. Read more here.

8. Do Not Be Intimidated By Buhari's Oppressive Acts, Ezekwesili Tells #EndSARS Leaders

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has encouraged the young leaders of the #EndSARS movement not to be intimidated by President Muhammadu Buhari's oppressive act.

Ezekwesili who made this call in reaction to the recent seizure of the passport of one of the frontmen of the #EndSARS protest Modupe Odele ensured the youths that every sensible Nigerian is right behind them. Read more here.

9. WAEC 2020: Gov. Ben Ayade Woos WAEC With New Office, Official Vehicles

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has promised to immediately provide the West African Examination Council (WAEC) with an alternative office and two Hilux operation vehicles following the vandalisation of their office during the recent hoodlums' attack in the state.

Ayade stated this during a courtesy visit to the offices of the examination body to assess the extent of the destruction, pleading with the management of WAEC to shelve plans to relocate from the state. Read more here.

10. Lekki Massacre: LCC Submits Video Footage Of Lekki Shooting To Lagos Panel

The management of the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) operators of the Lekki tollgate has submitted video footage of the Lekki shooting from the night of October 20, 2020.

AllNews, a few days ago, reported that the management of the LCC vowed to cooperate with the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS and related abuses and Other Matters. Read more here.

That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on AllNews website.

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