These are the top stories you should be monitoring this morning.
1. Nigeria records 245 new COVID-19 cases – NCDC
2. IPPIS: Varsity workers write FG, threaten indefinite strike – The Punch
3. Presidency bars Sallah homage to Buhari – The Nation
4. Jonathan speaks about ‘one positive thing’ in Nigeria’s COVID-19 response – TheCable
5. Police kill 8 suspected kidnappers in Taraba – Daily Trust
6. COVID-19: Nigeria Moves Closer to Local Production of Testing Kits – ThisDay
7. Mercy Aigbe shows of Mercedes Benz SUV worth N26M – Pulse
8. Mory Kanté: African music star dies aged 70 – BBC
9. Drug touted by Trump to treat COVID-19 linked to higher death risk, study shows – Reuters
10. Mauricio Pochettino: Former Tottenham boss remains open to Premier League return – SkySports
Top Newspaper headlines for Saturday, May 23rd, 2020.