Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 4th May

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FG Considers Compulsory Use Of Masks As COVID-19 Cases Rise To 139

The federal government has announced that it is considering the enforcement of masks usage across the country as cases...

Botswana Records First Coronavirus Death

Botswana has confirmed its first death from the new coronavirus, Reuters reports.Recall that on Tuesday, it was reported that...

Former Olympic Marseille’s President Pape Diouf Dies Of Coronavirus

Former Olympic Marseille president, Pape Diouf has died after contracting coronavirus. He was 68.Diouf, who became the first black...

BREAKING: FG Reduces Petrol Price To ₦123.50 Per Litre

Less that a month after reducing fuel price to N125 from N140, the federal government of Nigeria has further...

Coronavirus: Global Death Toll Hits Above 40,000, US Tops China, Italy

The Coronavirus death toll in the US has officially exceeded that of China as confirmed by figures released on...

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Punch

Boko Haram: Over 56,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening disclosed that over 56,000 Nigerians are currently taking refuge in neighbouring Cameroon because of the activities of the Boko Haram sect in the North Eastern part of the country.

Vanguard

As the controversy over calls by organized labour for a N56, 000 minimum wage rages on, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has said states should be allowed to fix their wages according to their capabilities

The Sun

Anisulowo recounts ordeal with abductors

A former minister, Sen. Iyabo Anisulowo, who was abducted on Wednesday, has described her experience as ” terrible and dehumanising. ”

Thisday

Edo Declares Five Days of Mourning, Public Holiday over Demise of Oba of Benin

As a mark of respect for the Oba of Benin who recently transited to immortality, the Edo State Government has declared a five-day public holiday with effect from May 3, 2016, to mourn the revered royal father.

Daily Times

Saraki lauds Nigerian media

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, congratulated all practitioners in the media across the country and the world for their invaluable service to humanity as they celebrate the World Press Freedom Day.

Guardian

Again, court adjourns as prosecutor fails to produce Dasuki for trial

A Federal Capital Territory High Court yesterday adjourned the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki to May 23, 2016, for failure of the Federal Government to produce the accused in court for trial in corruption charges brought against him.

Daily Trust

Gunshots at Edo Assembly as speaker, deputy impeached

The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Victor Edoror and his deputy, Bright Osayande were yesterday impeached over alleged financial recklessness and highhandedness.

Leadership

Gov Umahi Suspends 2 LGs Chairmen, Shuts Out Commissioners Over Lateness

The Ebonyi State governor, Chief David Umahi yesterday suspended indefinitely two Development Centres chairmen, and shut out three  state executive council members and over 10 Development Centre coordinators for lateness during a security meeting held at the International Conference Centre (ICC) Abakaliki, the state capital.

Tribune

Fulani herdsmen: Cleric calls for decisive action

THE Diocesan Bishop of the Osun Anglican Diocese, Right Reverend James Afolabi Popoola, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take decisive measures in tackling the growing menace of Fulani herdsmen in the country

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