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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, 13th June, 2020

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  • Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, 13th June, 2020

    1. Nigeria records 627 new COVID-19 cases

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 627 new COVID-19 cases. This brings the overall confirmed cases of the dreadful disease in Nigeria to 15,181 with records of 4891 patients discharged, while 399 have died of the novel virus.

    2. APC Disqualifies Obaseki From Edo Governorship Primaries

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disqualified Governor Godwin Obaseki from contesting the party governorship primary in Edo State. Obaseki was disqualified by the APC screening committee for the Edo governorship primary.

    3. Edo 2020: Finally, Oshiomhole Reacts To Obaseki’s Disqualification

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says the disqualification of Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from the party primaries is justified by the APC constitution. Naija News reports that the APC National Chairman made this comment while speaking with journalists on Friday, a few hours after Obaseki was disqualified by APC screening committee from participating in the party’s primary election for the forthcoming Edo 2020 election slated for September.

    4. June 12: Read President Buhari’s 2020 Democracy Day Speech

    Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has delivered his Democracy Day speech in commemoration of the country’s 2020 Democracy Day celebration. News reports that Nigeria has set aside today, June 12 as her democracy day, replacing May 29, which was initially celebrated as Democracy Day in Nigeria.

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    5. June 12: Abiola’s Family Lays Fresh Request Before Buhari Administration About MKO

    The family of the late Chief M.K.O Abiola has called on the federal government to officially recognize the late politician as a former President of Nigeria. The call was made on Friday by the head of the family, Chief Olanrewaju Abiola at the family house in Abeokuta on the occasion of the 2020 democracy day in the country.

    6. APC Will Face Consequences For Disqualifying Obaseki – Ex-Chairman Oyegun

    A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, says the decision of the ruling party to disqualify Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from its June 22 governorship primaries may spell its doom in the Edo 2020 governorship election slated for September. Naija News reports that the former APC National Chairman made this comment in a statement signed by his media aide, Chief Ray Morphy, a few hours after the APC disqualified Obaseki.

    7. What I Know About ‘Fight’ Between Tinubu And Aregbesola – Femi Adesina

    Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari has given fresh updates on the alleged rift between the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola. The presidential media aide said on Friday that the alleged cold war between the two leaders was nothing but ‘mere distraction.’

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    8. Mother Of Two Survives Horrific Shooting But Now Lives With Her Intestines Hanging Out – (Photo)

    A sporadic shooting three years ago at a nightclub has left a 32-year-old mother living a miraculous life after she survived gunshots that should have claimed her life. According to the report confirmed by Takieyah herself, she was shot twice on the stomach and her right leg in July 2017 by an unknown random attacker who shot sporadically at a crowd of nightclubbers, leaving three persons severely injured.

    9. Naira Sustained At Parallel Market Against The Dollar

    Nigerian local currency has remained stable for the second time this week running at the parallel segment of the foreign exchange market against the United States dollar. It sold at N450 to $1 on Friday and has remained at that rate so far. Naija news Understands that the stability of the naira is reinforced by the country’s foreign reserves, which have remained relatively stable at around $36.5 billion as on Thursday.

    10. Netflix Signs Deal With Nigerian Filmmaker, Mo Abudu

    The online streaming platform, Netflix on Friday announced that it has signed a deal with the Nigerian movie producer, Mo Abudu. The development was revealed by the America streaming platform on its official Twitter account.

    Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, 13th June, 2020

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