Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Nigerian News, Thursday 25th of June 2020

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Nigerian News, Thursday 25th of June 2020

Good morning, these are the top 10 news from Nigerian Newspapers

NCDC: Nigeria records 649 new cases of coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, announced that the country has recorded 649 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Read it here

Nigerian Govt lists fresh conditions for reopening of schools

The Federal Government has listed fresh conditions for the reopening of schools and learning institutions in the country.

The guidelines are contained in a 36-page document titled “Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure”. Read it here

No proof that face shield guards against Coronavirus – NCDC alerts

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said there is no evidence that face shields alone can protect against COVID-19.

The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. Read it here

NYSC begins registration of Batch A

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has commenced its online registration for prospective corps members.

The registration is for the Batch A orientation course. A check on NYSC’s official portal showed that the registration process will run till 29 of June 2020. Read it here

Govt begins recruitment of special police constables

The recruitment of special constables to pilot the community policing policy of the Nigeria Police Force will commence this week in Ogun State.

Furthermore, this was disclosed on Wednesday by the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson. Read it here

Osinbajo Postpones National Economic Council Meeting As APC NEC Holds Thursday

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has postponed the virtual meeting of the national economic council (NEC) slated for Thursday.

This is coming a few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari announced that he would attend the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which Victor Giadom fixed for Thursday. Read it here

Edo PDP Primaries: Omoregie Steps Down For Obaseki

The member representing Oredo Federal Constituency, Hon Omoregie Ogbeide Ihama has stepped down for Governor Godwin Obaseki in the coming Peoples Democratic Party’s primary. Read it here

Edo PDP Primaries: Court strikes out suit to stop Obaseki from contesting in the gubernatorial election

Justice Emmanuel Obile of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt has struck out an application by a Governorship aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party,

PDP Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihiama seeking to stop Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki from participating in the party primaries scheduled for Thursday. Read it here

“I have a serious problem with Oshiomhole” – Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shuaibu says

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shuaibu has revealed that he has a problem with the immediate past governor of the state Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who according to him became a dictator. Read it here

Ondo Election: Why APC may not have a candidate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State risks exclusion from the forthcoming governorship election, According to Daily Post.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had scheduled October 10, 2020, for the exercise. Read it here

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