Nigerian Newspapers Summary for 18th April 2020,


Today 18th April 2020, Summary
Today’s Big   Story in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari is Dead.

Ejes Gist TV management received with shock the death of Abba Kyari, May His soul rest in peace. Amen

1 .The number of infected people in Nigeria is 493— NCDC

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The number of confirmed cases of COVID19 in Nigeria has reached 493, the NCDC said on Friday night. This comes after the NCDC says 51 more cases of COVID19 have been reported in the country.

2. All the announcements that the electricity supplier will distribute free electricity to the public because COVID-19 is not fair, are just a rumor.

TCN said the announcement was not appropriate, as the fire companies said the federal government and the legislature would pay residents a two-month fire.

Disco had earlier announced under the auspices of the ANED that the government would provide citizens with free electricity for two months.

Responding to the announcement, TCN chief Usman Mohammed said all the rumors that there would be free fire were not true.

“I don’t even know where the news came from” “But I can say that there is nothing that seems to be going to waste because the government cannot provide free electricity, because you are not a government.

3. Many deaths occurred because of China’s mistake and lying on coronavirus- Donald Trump Many lives are lost because China has not first spoken the truth about the coronavirus US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that China’s misconduct has killed dozens of people over the term coronavirus. He said the global health regulator did not respond to the COVID 19 virus which has become such a global pandemic when it started in China. Trump has a lot of false and insufficient information that the WHO first published on such a coronavirus in China, which has now become a global problem.

Donald Trump had earlier thanked China for their reaction when both countries signed an agreement on a new economy.

4. Africa will be the center of coronavirus – the World Health Organization

The World Health Organization warns that Africa could become the epidemic in the future.


There has been a sharp increase in the number of infected people in the continent last week. About 1,000 people have died and about 18,000 have been infected with polio in Africa so far, although that figure is far behind compared to that of Europe and the United States. But the World Health Organization says the disease is spreading from major cities to areas in the continent. She added that Africa does not have enough equipment to help people with COVID19 to breathe.

5. The minister was fired because of coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has sacked the country’s health minister over his handling of the cholera epidemic. The Minister, Luiz Henrique Mandetta, tweeted that Mr Bolsonaro had sent him a resignation. President Bolsonaro openly criticized Mr Mandetta for ordering people to take a step-by-step approach to socializing and living in their homes. The Brazilian president did not approve of these measures, stating that the korona virus is nothing more than a “smallpox virus.” In a message posted to Twitter, Mr Mandetta said: “I thank all the people who worked with me in the Ministry of Health, and I wish the best for my successor.”

6. Calverton Helicopters has apologized – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of the Rivas State has said that the Calverton airline has written to the state to apologize for a breach between them and the Rivas government. Wike, who said this in a statement broadcast on Thursday, explained that the reason the state of Rivas arrested two Calverton employees and released them from court was not to bring down but to bring in 10 people who opposed the state. immigration ban due to coronavirus.7. Nigerians who were expelled from China described their hardships as being over It is not a new story that evokes some Africans living in China but they use their mouths to describe what is going on there already in the film.

8. There was a fire at the INEC office in Abuja

A fire at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja has torched the party’s operations department and the news media. In a statement by the commission’s communications commissioner, Festus Okoye said the fire started at about 11:30 pm on Friday and the firefighters at the agency’s premises immediately set off fire.

9. Saudi Arabia has sentenced the attacker to

death A man has been sentenced to death for shooting at least three Spaniards in Saudi Arabia as they danced in a meeting. The attack took place at a casino resort in Riyadh for entertainment, in November. Local sources link the 33-year-old Yemen-based Imad al-Mansouri with al-Qaeda, The incident came as Saudi Arabia lowered its strict rules on entertainment. The attack happened on November 11, when a man forced King Abdullah of R | Abdullah to throw dancers at a knife. A man who committed the offense together and was sentenced to 12 and a half years in prison. Saudi authorities say al-Mansouri has taken his own video criticizing the country’s new National Security Agency, and the video has been circulating on social networking sites.10. At least 14 people have been killed in fires in a Borno state refugee camp

The United Nations says at least 14 people have been killed and 15 others injured in a fire that broke out at a refugee camp set up by Boko Haram in Borno state. The UN says the blaze, the latest in a string of incidents, happened Thursday in Ngala, a border with Cameroon. The UN aid agency says there have been 12 fires in the last month in various refugee camps in Borno State. She added that 300 homes were burned down, leaving thousands in the field. Charities are looking for their support. The cause of the fire was unknown at the time of this report. President Muhammadu Buhari described the incident as “extremely disturbing” and ordered an investigation. More than two million people have lost their lives during the 10-year Boko Haram war.

11. It is sin that causes Coronavirus, but we have it – Abubakar Shekau

The leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, has said that Coronavirus is a punishment from God for the sins of mankind. Shekau went on to address the issue in a post dated April 15, 2020, which he left in Mosul. He said he and his followers were cured of the disease, which was fulfilled by “Allah.” Shekau says he and his followers are still praying together, eating together in a dish, feeding each other, and not getting sick. He said, “There is peace. We have the disease needle. You are the Coronavirus, but we have the means to combat the Coronavirus, and Allah is the cure. ” Shekau continues, “I and my followers pray five times a day, we fast and weave prostitutes, and also the hand of the one who is robbed.”

12. The police chief has been changed


Nigeria’s Chief of Police Mohammed Adamu has replaced the former police chief in the state Rivas named Dandaura Mustapha. Mustapha’s successor is Joseph Gobum Mukan. This is a message from police spokesman Frank Mbah.

13 Aid has begun in Abuja

Aid has begun from the federal government in Abuja. The initiative was launched on Friday by Abuja-based Christian minister Ramatu Aliyu. Aliyu said the first color was 6000 families so it was a relief to reach. This is to support them for widespread closure to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Aliyu allowed this to provide families with little or no access to government assistance.



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