Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 8th April

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12-Year-Old Girl Dies Of Coronavirus In Belgium

A 12-year-old girl confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) patient has died in Belgium, health officials announced on Tuesday.According to a government...

Sierra Leone Records First Case Of Coronavirus

Sierra Leone has recorded its first case of the new coronavirus.The government made this known on Tuesday, making it...

Coronavirus: US Regulator Approves Chloroquine For Emergency Treatment

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine alongside some other...

Coronavirus: Sultan Slams Muslim Clerics For Misleading Followers

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has slammed some Islamic clerics over their non-adherence to instructions by experts on...

COVID-19: Lockdown By Buhari Is Legal, Says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the lockdown order by President Muhammadu Buhari on the federal capital territory (FCT), Lagos and...

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Punch

Naira to weaken ahead of budget signing

The naira is expected to weaken more on the parallel market but flat on the official interbank market next week as businesses await the signing of the 2016 budget by President Mohammadu Buhari.

Vanguard

UNILAG shuts down over water shortage, epileptic electricity protest

The management of the University of Lagos, yesterday, ordered the immediate closure of the institution, ‎following students’ protests over epileptic power supply and poor water supply.

Thisday

After Three Weeks in Jail, Appeal Court Grants Ibinabo N2m Bail

The embattled ex-beauty queen and Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, on Thursday got temporary relief, when the Court of Appeal in Lagos granted her bail pending the determination of her appeal at the Supreme Court following the five-year imprisonment slammed on her for manslaughter.

The Sun

Senate: We’ll teach APC bitter lesson –Urhoghide

The power play in the Senate, over who succeeds Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki,  if he is convicted  by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), yesterday, took a new twist when one of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senators, Matthew Urhoghide declared that the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC) will be taught a bitter lesso

Daily Times

Army pulls out ex-NAEC Commander

The immediate past Commander Nigerian Army Education Corps, Major- General Sunday Adedapo Adebayo, has been disengaged from the Nigeria army in a colourful ceremony.

Guardian

Police restrict movement tomorrow in Abuja over council polls

AS the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) prepares to conduct council elections in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the police have issued a movement restriction in the nation’s capital tomorrow.

Daily Trust

Father, minor docked over assault

A 42-year-old man and his son, who is still a minor, have been arraigned before an Abuja Grade 1 Area court for allegedly attacking two persons with  cutlasses in Kubwa, Abuja.

Leadership

Police Arrest Security Man With Hard Drugs

The arrest of one Saidu Iliayasu, 29-year -old security man at Maranatha private hostel at the Abia State University, Uturu  for possession of Indian hemp worth over N5000 during a raid in Uturu after two students  of  the University were beheaded by cultists, has confirmed the speculation that student cultists operate under the influence of  Psycho tropic drugs.

National Mirror

Corps member, 8 others paraded over robbery, kidnapping

Anambra State police command yesterday paraded a gang of nine men for suspected armed robbery and kidnapping at different places in the state.

Tribune

Buhari, Obasanjo in closed-door meeting inside Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja in a closed-door session.

The Nation

Osinbajo to Nigerians: no austerity measures

THOSE demanding the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s economic agenda yesterday got a reply. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo used the platform of The Nation’s First National Economic Forum in Lagos to make what many described as so far the most far-reaching explanation of the government’s plan.

 

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