These 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers will interest you this morning.
Nigeria on Thursday night recorded 373 fresh COVID-19 cases. In Disaster Rumour
- 684 returnees test positive for COVID-19 —PTF
Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said on Thursday 684 returnees from abroad tested positive for COVID-19. In Disaster Rumour
The Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Thursday accused Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, of amending the country’s broadcasting code without due consultation with the commission. In In The News
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, said on Thursday unless Nigeria achieved a very strong third-quarter economic performance, the country could slide into another recession. In Economic Today
- Sacked UNILAG vice-chancellor to sue, engages Ozekhome
The sacked Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has commenced moves to challenge his removal by the institution’s governing council. In Edu-NATION
- $2.3m received from Adoke was for repayment of bank loan —Witness
The former Managing Director of Unity Bank Plc, Rislanudeen Mohammed, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday the $2, 267,400 the bank received from a former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Bello Adoke, was not part of proceeds of crime but for the repayment of a N300 million loan he took from the bank. In Crimes Story
- My COVID-19 experience —Onyeama
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Thursday described how he contracted COVID-19 and his experience at the isolation centre. In Disaster Rumour
German Bundesliga side, RB Leipzig have set up a Champions League semifinal clash with Paris Saint-Germain after beating Atletico Madrid in their one-legged quarterfinal tie. In Sport Today
- Nigerian govt to replace ID cards with digital ID for all citizens
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said on Thursday the Federal Government had concluded arrangements to drop the plastic identity cards for digital. In Economic Today
- ‘Members of BMO are shameless vultures,’ —Dele Momodu
The publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu, on Thursday blasted members of the Buhari Media Organization over their recent attacks on his person. In Happening
- Breaking: Thousands infected with ‘Brucellosis’ after China lab leaks.
- Douye Diri calls to amicably resolve dispute between Rivers and Bayelsa.
- Many Nigerians feud as FIRS enforces Bank self certification.
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- COVID-19: Nigeria reports 131 cases
- UNILAG Crisis: Babalakin resign as Pro-Chancellor.
- Moria Inferno: Thousands of Greek Refugees move to new Lesbos camp.
- Asensio and Vinicius Jr battles for Bale’s no.11
- Bale reaches Real Madrid’s training for one last time
- Bale to be EPL’s top salary earner