The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Friday 22nd May 2020

The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Friday 22nd May 2020

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COVID-19: NCDC confirms 339 new cases, total infections now 7,016

Agency Reporter   The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed 339 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 7,016. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that nine new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus, bringing the total number of deaths in the …

Ese Oruru’s abductor Dahiru gets 26-year jail term

Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt   ESE Oruru, the Delta State teenager, who was abducted in 2015 at the age of 14 and impregnated by a man from Kano State, Yunusa Dahiru, got justice on  Thursday at the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. The court, presided over by Justice Jane Inyang, …



Six ways you can reduce wrinkles

Alao Abiodun Wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. With age, our skin gets thinner, drier and we lose elastin. The ability for our skin to protect itself is reduced as we age. While it’s very natural for one’s skin to develop wrinkles due to advancement in age, one can delay the “wrinkle-like …

120 Lekki homeowners face eviction over land dispute

Robert Egbe   THE children of the late Alhaji Afisu Ologolo of Eti-Osa Local Government Area (LGA) are seeking to recover 10.191 hectares (152 plots) of land in Agungi, Lekki from the Ojomu chieftaincy family of Ajiran. They have served eviction notices on the owner/occupiers of about 120 of the plots in the estate, who …

With N1000 bribe, I “smuggled” foreign rice from Benin Republic to Nigeria despite govt’s restrictions

  In August 2019, the Nigerian Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari declared a partial land border closure in order to halt the importation of food among other goods. The smuggling of rice – Nigeria’s staple food – remains business as usual despite the restriction order by the president. GABRIEL OGUNJOBI went undercover between March …

Fed Govt overrules governors on worship centres opening

Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja   THE Federal Government has accused governors of wilfully breaching the protocols designed to guide the country out of Coronavirus spread. Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 control Chairman Boss Mustapha warned on Thursday of the danger in allowing large gatherings. He reiterated that the ban on gatherings of more than 20 …

Oduduru targets Tokyo Olympic title

By Olalekan Okusan   2014 World Junior silver medallist Divine Oduduru is warming up to become  the first Nigerian to clinch World and Olympic titles in this era. The four-time NCAA champion told AthleticHeat online that he was aiming to make a different with his performance to inspire more Nigerians to aim for the diadems …



Undelivered presidential address

Olukorede Yishau   I will start by hailing you all for the patience and candour you have demonstrated in the fight against COVID-19, this generation’s biggest health trial. Our nation has recorded over 6,000 cases of the virus and no less than 192 people have died as a result of complications arising from the virus …

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rise to 7016

Mustapha Temidayo   339 new cases of COVID19 have just been recorded across several states of Nigeria today. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC made this announcement this evening via Twitter, outlining Lagos with the highest number per state. The new cases are distributed below: 139 – Lagos 28 – Kano 28 – Oyo …

Fed Govt declares May 25, 26 public holidays

Our Reporter   THE Federal Government has declared Monday, May 25 and Tuesday, May 26, 2020 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement yesterday in Abuja on behalf of the Federal Government. Aregbesola congratulated all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the …

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