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Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For This Morning, Sunday, 19 July, 2020

Good morning, here are the top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for this Sunday morning.


Nigerians’ll start getting COVID-19 results firsthand, says Ihekweazu.

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said that Nigerians will soon be able to get their COVID-19 tests themselves.


WASSCE: Don’t reopen schools until 2021, ASUU tells FG.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said it supported the decision of the Federal Government to stop Senior Secondary School 3 pupils from partaking in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination earlier scheduled to commence on August 4.

The union advised the government to shut down schools until 2021 to ensure adequate preparations, citing the case in some countries such as Kenya.


Incompetent leadership, nepotism fuelling corruption in Nigeria –Sanusi.

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and immediate past Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, has said corruption will continue to fester in the country if incompetent persons occupy leadership positions and if there is nepotism in the system.


Akpororo signs new endorsement deal.

Comedian Akpororo has signed a new endorsement deal. The comedian recent inked an endorsement deal with Fedan Investment Limited (FIL), an ICT and mobile phone accessories company as it’s ambassador.


Ace pilot died same month Air Force calendar featured her.

The Nigerian Air Force will today (Sunday) release the details of the outcome of its preliminary investigation into the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot who died on Tuesday.


Post COVID-19: We should focus on how to grow economy, create jobs –Peter Obi.

As he marks his 59th birthday today, former governor of Anambra State and ex-vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has given a roadmap for the country to overcome effect of coronavirus pandemic.


Ondo: Over 4,500 delegates for APC, PDP primaries this week.

As political parties in Ondo State are preparing for the primaries this week, no fewer than 4,500 members of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party would take part in the election.

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